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Table 4 Frequency of alcohol consumption habits in minors and adults in total and by gender

From: Aims, design and preliminary findings of the Hellenic National Nutrition and Health Survey (HNNHS)

Adults (20+ years) Alcohol consumption*
Total Males Females Level of significance a
N % N % N %  
The past 30 days*
 No 998 26.9 285 18.8 713 32.8 p < 0.001
 Yes 2685 72.4 1229 81.1 1454 67.0  
Frequency
 Everyday 183 6.8 128 10.4 55 3.8 p < 0.001
 Weekly 874 32.6 456 37.1 418 28.8  
 Monthly 1628 60.6 645 52.5 981 67.5  
Minors (12–19 years) **
 Ever consumed
  No 229 67.4 142 89.3 153 84.5 p = 0.121
  Yes 111 32.6 17 10.7 28 15.5  
  Don’t know 1 0.5      
  Refused      
  1. *For adults (20 + years of age: N = 3705 in total, 7 missing): any alcohol consumption the past 30 days and frequency of consumption
  2. **For minors (12–20 years of age, N = 340, 159 males and 181 females): whole alcoholic drink consumed at some point in life (and not just few sips). 66 minors were < 18 years and 45 18 &19 years old
  3. aTested via chi square test for gender differences in adult population (20 years +) and in minors (up to 19 years); *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001;