Table 1

Situations of energy drink use among college energy drink users in an average month for the current semester

Situation

% of females

% of males

χ2

p (sex)


Insufficient sleepa

67

68

0.17

.68

Need energy (in general)a

62

69

1.27

.26

Studying or major projectb

46

56

2.22

.14

Driving car for long period of timea

40

51

3.01

.08

Mix with alcohol while partyinga

57

50

1.33

.25

Treat hangovera

16

18

0.18

.67


an = 146 females, 107 males, χ2 (1, N = 253); bn = 145 females, 104 males, χ2 (1, N = 249).

Malinauskas et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:35   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-35

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