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Table 1 Demographic information

From: Prevalence and predictors of problematic alcohol use, risky sexual practices and other negative consequences associated with alcohol use among safety and security employees in the Western Cape, South Africa

  n %
Gender   
Male 281 87.0
Female 42 13.0
TOTAL 323* 100
Age in years   
20-30 Years 55 17.0
31-40 Years 197 60.8
41-50 Years 61 18.8
51-60 Years 11 3.4
TOTAL 324* 100
Language   
Afrikaans 134 41.2
Bilingual 1 0.3
English and Afrikaans 14 4.3
English 98 30.2
Sotho 4 1.2
Unknown 4 1.2
Xhosa 69 21.2
Zulu/Swazi 1 0.3
TOTAL 325 100
Education*   
GR 7 1 0.3
GR 9 2 0.6
GR 10 14 4.4
GR 11 7 2.2
GR 12 235 74.4
Tertiary 57 18.0
TOTAL 316* 100
Marital status*   
Single 72 22.5
Married 214 66.9
Divorced 32 10.0
Widowed 2 0.6
  320* 100
Length of employment*   
6 months to 1 yr 1 0.3
1-5 years 46 14.4
5-10 years 151 47.2
10-15 years 64 20.0
More than 15 years 58 18.1
TOTAL 320* 100
  1. *Gender missing cases 2; Age in years missing cases 1; Education missing cases 16; marital status missing cases 2; Length of employment missing cases 5.