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Table 1 Characteristics of students who reported energy drink consumption

From: A survey of energy drink and alcohol mixed with energy drink consumption

Characteristic Total Ever consumed energy drinks Consumes at least one can dailya Ever mixed energy drinks with alcohola
Total, N (%) 802 675 (84.2) 264 (33.8) 309 (38.5)
Gender, N (%)     
 Male 395 (49.3) 356 (90.1) 160 (41.5) 190 (48.8)
 Female 407 (50.7) 319 (78.4) 104 (26.3) 119 (29.5)
χ 2   20.76*** 20.16*** 31.32***
Current school level, N (%)   
 Junior high (14-15-years-old/grades 8-9) 372 (47.1) 300 (80.6) 141 (39.0) 110 (30.1)
 High school (16-18-years-old/grades 10-12) 418 (52.9) 364 (87.1) 120 (29.3) 196 (47.0)
χ 2   6.08* 8.05** 23.24***
Country of birth, N (%)    
 Israel 733 (93.4) 620 (84.6) 233 (32.7) 279 (38.5)
 Other 52 (6.6) 46 (88.5) 25 (48.1) 22 (43.1)
χ 2   0.57 5.14* 0.44
Family structure, N (%)   
 Parents married 613 (79.2) 514 (83.8) 188 (31.4) 233 (38.3)
 Other 161 (20.8) 140 (87.0) 66 (41.8) 69 (43.4)
χ 2   0.94 6.05* 1.39
Parental education level, N (%)   
 Low (High school, both parents) 226 (32.4) 198 (87.6) 77 (34.8) 102 (45.3)
 High (Academic, at least one parent) 472 (67.6) 399 (84.5) 140 (30.4) 178 (37.8)
χ 2   1.17 1.34 3.60
School level at first consumption, N (%)   
 Elementary 246 (36.8) 242 (98.4) 132 (54.5) 126 (52.3)
 Junior high 343 (51.3) 341 (99.4) 113 (34.0) 134 (39.6)
 High school 79 (11.8) 79 (100.0) 16 (20.8) 39 (51.3)
 χ 2   2.56 38.08*** 10.17**
  1. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001; a N = 782