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Table 1 Distribution and prevalence of early alcohol intoxication and behavioural and health problems* divided by gender at baseline.

From: The influence of behavioural and health problems on alcohol and drug use in late adolescence - a follow up study of 2 399 young Norwegians

  Boys (N = 1115) Girls (N = 1284)  
Exposure variables N % 95%CI N % 95%CI p-value**
Anxiety/depressive symptoms 128 11.5 9.6-13.4 269 21.0 18.7-23.2 <0.0001
Attention problems 188 16.9 14.7-19.1 260 20.2 18.0-22.4 0.04
Conduct problems 181 16.2 14.0-18.4 68 5.3 4.0-6.5 <0.0001
Pain and tension problems 148 13.3 11.3-15.3 305 23.8 21.5-26.1 <0.0001
Early alcohol intoxication 267 23.9 21.4-26.4 357 27.8 25.4-30.3 0.044
  1. *Problems with attention, conduct, pain/tension and anxiety/depressive symptoms
  2. **p-value for gender differences, Pearson's Chi Square two-tailed