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Table 1 Australian Defence Force sample survey response rates by demographic characteristics (numbers and row percentages)

From: Alcohol use in the military: associations with health and wellbeing

  Responder to AUDIT scale Non-responder to AUDIT scale/survey Chi-squared test p-value
Gender    
Male 4628 (41.0) 6671 (59.0)  
Female 683 (44.6) 847 (55.4) 0.0061
Age    
20–29 659 (28.0) 1696 (72.0)  
30–39 2382 (39.8) 3603 (60.2)  
40–49 1629 (48.4) 2024 (51.6)  
50–59 559 (57.3) 417 (42.7)  
60+ 81 (56.6) 62 (43.4) <0.0001
Service    
Navy 1076 (39.1) 1674 (60.9)  
Army 3831 (41.7) 5366 (58.3)  
Air Force 404 (45.8) 478 (54.2) 0.0014
Rank    
Officer 1602 (51.4) 1512 (48.6)  
Non-commissioned Officer 3056 (44.1) 3879 (55.9)  
Other ranks 641 (23.3) 2108 (76.7) <0.0001
Employment status    
Full time 2883 (50.2) 2864 (49.8)  
Reserve 1723 (45.5) 2062 (54.5)  
Ex-serving 705 (21.4) 2589 (78.6) <0.0001