Table 2

% of college energy drink usersa reporting amount and frequency of energy drink consumption by situation in an average month for the current semester

Energy drinks consumed

Days per month


Situation

n

1

2

≥3

1 – 4

5 – 10

≥11


Insufficient sleep

169

64

22

14

74

18

8

Need energy (in general)

165

63

21

16

74

18

8

Studying or major project

125

50

36

14

85

10

5

Driving car for long period of time

114

63

23

14

86

9

5

Mix with alcohol while partying

136

27

24

49

73

18

9

Treat hangover

42

74

10

16

74

14

12


an = 253 college energy drink users.

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

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