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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants and subgroups

From: Measuring drinking motives in undergraduates: an exploration of the Drinking Motives Questionnaire-Revised in Swedish students

 TotalDMQ-R SFDMQ-RNon-hazardous drinkersHazardous drinkers1
 n (%)n (%)
 Participants536 (100)211 (39.4)325 (60.6)227 (42.4)309 (57.6)
 Women329 (61.6)140 (66.4)189 (58.2)116 (35.3)213 (64.7)
 Men207 (38.4)71 (33.5)136 (41.8)111 (53.6)96 (46.4)***
 Risk drinkers 1309 (57.3)123 (58.0)186 (57.1)  
Mean ± SD Md (range)
 Age ± SD22.0 ± 2.7 21.0 (17–30)21.8 ± 2.5 21.0 (18–30)22.1 ± 2.9 22.0 (17–30)22.1 ± 2.4 22.0 (17–30)21.9 ± 3.0 21.0 (18–30)
 AUDIT Sum7.7 ± 4.52 7.0 (1–25)7.6 ± 4.7 7.0 (1–25)7.7 ± 4.3 7.0 (1–22)3.9 ± 1.7 4.0 (1–7)10.4 ± 3.8 10.0 (6–25)***
Mean score DMQ
 Enhancement3.9 ± 1.4 4.0 (1–6)3.8 ± 1.4 3.7 (1–6)3.9 ± 1.3 4.0 (1–6)3.1 ± 1.1 3.0 (1–6)4.4 ± 1.4 4.7 (1–6)***
 Social3.7 ± 1.3 3.7 (1–6)3.5 ± 1.4 3.7 (1–6)3.8 ± 1.3 3.7 (1–6)*3.1 ± 1.4 3.0 (1–6)4.2 ± 1.1 4.3 (1–6)***
 Coping1.7 ± 0.9 1.3 (1–6)1.7 ± 0.9 1.3 (1–6)1.7 ± 1.0 1.3 (1–6)1.4 ± 0.7 1.0 (1–6)1.9 ± 1.0 1.7 (1–6)***
 Conformity1.7 ± 0.8 1.3 (1–5.7)1.8 ± 0.8 1.7 (1–5)1.6 ± 0.9* 1.3 (1–5.7)1.7 ± 0.8 1.3 (1–5)1.7 ± 0.9 1.3 (1–5.7)
  1. 1) AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test) sum score ≥ 6/8 female/male. Mean AUDIT Sum score Women 6.8 ± 4.3, 6 (1–24) , Mean AUDIT Sum score Men 7.6 ± 5.1, 7(125). Chi-square and Mann-Whitney test, * p < .05, ***p < .001