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Table 1 Relative frequency of consumers by sex and age group and different beverages

From: Underage drinking on saturday nights, sociodemographic and environmental risk factors: a cross-sectional study

  12-13 years
(n = 230;
113 M - 97 F)
14-15 years
(n = 360;
253 M - 107 F)
16-17 years
(n = 212;
128 M - 84 F)
p
Beer     
Males 18.05% (24/133) 25.30% (64/253) 46.88% (60/128) <0.001
Females 17.53% (17/97) 11.21% (12/107) 21.43% (18/84) 0.15
Wine     
Males 11.28% (15/133) 12.25% (31/253) 20.31% (26/128) 0.06
Females 7.22% (7/97) 5.61% (6/107) 8.33% (7/84) 0.75
Alcoholic cocktails     
Males 19.55% (26/133) 20.95% (53/253) 46.09% (59/128) <0.001
Females 16.49% (16/97) 24.30% (26/107) 33.33% (28/84) 0.03
All alcoholic beverages     
Males 27.07% (36/133) 35.57% (90/253) 72.66% (93/128) <0.001
Females 23.71% (23/97) 32.71% (35/107) 46.46% (39/84) 0.005
Binge drinking > 5 u.a.     
Males 7.52 (10/133) 5.53 (14/253) 14.84 (19/128) 0.008
Females 3.09 (3/97) 0.00 (0/107) 4.76 (4/84) 0.09*
  1. p for Chi-squared test (2 df), except for * where p for Fisher's exact test.