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Table 1 Characteristics of participating households, the Thailand smoking and drinking behavior survey 2017 (n = 17,759 households)

From: Binge-drinking and household role’s associations with prevalence of domestic violence: findings from the Thailand smoking and drinking behaviour survey 2017

CharacteristicsPercent ± SE, or Median (IQR)
Number of household members who responded to the questionnaire3 (2,4)
Male head of household69.7% ± 0.5
Regions of Thailand
 Bangkok10.8% ± 0.4%
 Central Region (excluding Bangkok)28.9% ± 0.5%
 North21.1% ± 0.4%
 Northeast30.3% ± 0.4%
 South8.9% ± 0.3%
Education of Household Head
 Primary education (Year 6) or lower61.4% ± 0.5%
 Matthayom 3 (Year 9)11.6% ± 0.3%
 Matthayom 6 or Vocational Certificate (Year 12)13.8% ± 0.4%
 Tertiary Education (Vocational Diploma or higher)13.3% ± 0.4%
Occupation of Household Head
 Agriculture30.6% ± 0.4%
 Technical trade11.6% ± 0.4%
 Service industry32.8% ± 0.5%
 Executives and professionals6.6% ± 0.3%
 Unemployed18.4% ± 0.4%
Number of Current Drinkers in Household
 One76.4% ± 0.4%
 Two or more23.6% ± 0.4%
Self-Reported Domestic Violence due to Drinking in Past 12 Months
 Verbal Domestic Violence (% Yes)2.8% ± 0.2%
 Physical Domestic Violence (% Yes)0.2% ± 0.0%
 Any Domestic Violence (% Yes)3.0% ± 0.2%
Sex and Role of the Current Drinker
Among Households with One Drinker (n = 13,496 households)
  Male household head59.7% ± 0.6%
  Female household head8.3% ± 0.3%
  Male spouse of household head10.1% ± 0.3%
  Female spouse of household head1.5% ± 0.1%
  Male child of household head10.9% ± 0.3%
  Female child of household head2.1% ± 0.2%
  Male others (extended family members and co-occupants)6.7% ± 0.3%
  Female others (extended family members and co-occupants)0.8% ± 0.1%
Among Households with Two or More Drinkers (n = 4263 households)
  Drinkers included male head and female spouse30.8% ± 0.9%
  Drinkers included female head and male spouse11.1% ± 0.6%
  Drinkers included all other combinations58.1% ± 1.0%