Table 1

Characteristics of the study group

AUDIT positive (n=53) AUDIT negative (n=105) Difference
(p value)
Men (%)66460.025
Self reported alcohol misuse (%)571<0.00005
History of illegal drug misuse (%)283<0.0005
Age (mean (SD)) 39.8 (13.5)47.6 (17.6)0.002
Intake last week (mean (SD)) units1-150 37.4 (75.1)1.9 (4.5)<0.0005
Cigarettes daily (mean (SD))13.2 (10.4)4.7 (7.2)<0.0005
  • 1-150 Standard alcohol units.