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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population (N = 396)

From: Utilization of information and communication technology (ICT) among sexually transmitted disease clinics attendees with coexisting drinking problems

   Hazardous drinkersb
Characteristics Totala(n = 396) N (%) Yes (n = 126) N (%) No (n = 264) N (%)
Gender    
Male 134 (34) 66 (52)c 64 (25)
Female 258 (66) 60 (48) 196 (75)
Age (years)    
14-24 261 (68) 74 (60)d 185 (73)
25-34 76 (20) 33 (27) 41 (16)
35+ 46 (12) 17 (13) 27 (11)
Race    
White 104 (27) 55 (44)c 49 (19)
Black 234 (60) 54 (43) 175 (67)
Hispanic 32 (8) 11 (9) 21 (8)
Othere 21 (5) 6 (5) 15 (6)
Education    
High school degree/GED or less 223 (57) 57 (45)c 161 (72)
Some college/vocational degree 131 (33) 44 (35) 86 (33)
4 year college graduate or more 38 (10) 25 (20) 13 (5)
Employment    
Unemployed 231 (59) 81 (64) 146 (56)
Employed 161 (41) 45 (36) 114 (44)
Marital status    
Married 28 (7) 7 (6) 21 (8)
Member of unmarried couple 305 (81) 98 (83) 201 (80)
Single 44 (12) 13 (11) 31 (12)
Insurance coverage    
No 199 (50) 72 (58) 124 (47)
Yes 193 (50) 53 (42) 138 (53)
Marijuana use in the past year    
No 208 (53) 39 (31)c 168 (64)
Yes 182 (47) 86 (69) 93 (36)
Other drugf use in the past year    
No 334 (87) 90 (73)c 241 (93)
Yes 52 (13) 33 (27) 19 (7)
  1. aData do not always sum up to total sample size due to missing data for specific variable.
  2. bDefined if AUDIT score > = 8 or binge drinking at least once monthly.
  3. cp < 0.01.
  4. dP < 0.05.
  5. eInclude Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaskan Native.
  6. fInclude cocaine or crack, stimulants, anxiety medication or sedatives, prescription pain medications, hallucinogens, inhalants, and opioids.