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Table 1 Basic characteristics of male participants by drinking status

From: Alcohol use disorder and its association with quality of life and mortality in Chinese male adults: a population-based cohort study

  All male Male drinkers Male with AUD
N 367,120 152,514 39,163
Mean of age, mean (SD) 56.64 (10.05) 55.65 (9.76) 55.1 (9.42)
Age (years)
  35–44 51,170 (13.9) 22,709 (14.9) 5818 (14.9)
  45–54 104,494 (28.5) 48,133 (31.6) 13,357 (34.1)
  55–64 116,643 (31.8) 49,161 (32.2) 12,798 (32.7)
  65–75 94,813 (25.8) 32,511 (21.3) 7190 (18.4)
Urbanity
  Urban 140,965 (38.4) 57,503 (37.7) 14,281 (36.5)
  Rural 226,155 (61.6) 95,011 (62.3) 24,882 (63.5)
Geographical regions
  Eastern 133,796 (36.4) 58,658 (38.5) 15,321 (39.1)
  Central 109,069 (29.7) 46,370 (30.4) 12,120 (30.9)
  Western 124,255 (33.8) 47,486 (31.1) 11,722 (29.9)
Education
  Primary school or lower 132,932 (36.2) 50,709 (33.2) 12,999 (33.2)
  Middle school 133,343 (36.3) 56,994 (37.4) 14,825 (37.9)
  High school 62,547 (17) 26,786 (17.6) 6690 (17.1)
  College or above 34,421 (9.4) 16,682 (10.9) 4374 (11.2)
  Unknown 3877 (1.1) 1343 (0.9) 275 (0.7)
Household Income (Yuan RMB/year)
  < 10 000 63,156 (17.2) 23,968 (15.7) 6153 (15.7)
  10 000–50 000 202,665 (55.2) 85,491 (56.1) 21,915 (56)
   > 50 000 70,469 (19.2) 32,223 (21.1) 8479 (21.7)
  Unknown 30,830 (8.4) 10,832 (7.1) 2616 (6.7)
Marital Status
  Married 348,525 (94.9) 145,360 (95.3) 37,380 (95.4)
  Widowed, separated, divorced, single 14,987 (4.1) 5880 (3.9) 1506 (3.8)
  Unknown 3608 (1.0) 1274 (0.8) 277 (0.7)
Health Insurance Status
  Insured 360,660 (98.2) 150,203 (98.5) 38,658 (98.7)
  Uninsured 2163 (0.6) 885 (0.6) 214 (0.5)
  Unknown 4297 (1.2) 1426 (0.9) 291 (0.7)
Risk factors
  Current smoker 170,245 (46.4) 89,745 (58.8)* 25,690 (65.6)
  Low physical activity 91,262 (24.9) 33,989 (22.3) 7902 (20.2)
  Obesity 60,862 (16.6) 27,765 (18.2) 8048 (20.6)
Medical history
  Hypertension 90,775 (24.7) 39,910 (26.2) 11,541 (29.5)
  Diabetes 28,053 (7.6) 11,285 (7.4) 2975 (7.6)
  Cardiovascular diseases 14,829 (4) 5090 (3.3) 1200 (3.1)
  Chronic kidney diseases 881 (0.2) 329 (0.2) 114 (0.3)
  Cancers 394 (0.1) 99 (0.1) 34(0.1)
  1. * The absolute value of standardized mean difference is larger than 0.2, indicating the difference between current drinkers and non-drinkers is significant. AUD Alcohol use disorder, SD Standard deviation