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Table 1 Association between socio-demographic characteristics among the subgroups of gamblers

From: Factors associated with disordered gambling in Finland

  All gamblers Non-problem gamblers Problem gamblers Pathological gamblers X2test
  N = 3451 n = 3345 n = 67 n = 39  
Characteristics % % % %  
Gender      
  Male 53.2 52.2 85.7 70.0 X2 = 35.374, df = 2, p ≤ 0.001
  Female 46.8 47.8 14.3 30.0  
Age, in years      
  15-24 14.2 13.9 21.7 25.6  
  25-34 18.2 17.9 23.2 28.2 X2 = 15.061, df = 6, p = 0.019
  35-49 26.9 27.0 26.1 15.4  
  ≥ 50 40.7 41.1 29.0 30.8  
Education      
  ≤ 12 years education 40.0 39.5 57.1 47.5 X2 = 9.792, df = 2, p = 0.007
  > 12 years education 60.0 60.5 42.9 52.5  
Marital status      
  Married/registered relationship 48.1 48.9 27.9 25.0 X2 = 31.040, df = 6, p ≤ 0.001
  Cohabiting 17.9 18.0 11.8 25.0  
  Separated/divorced/widowed 10.2 10.0 16.2 15.0  
  Single 23.7 23.1 44.1 35.0  
  1. Significance (p) is determined by chi-squared (X2) test; The data were weighted based on gender, age and residency.