TABLE 3

Age- and Gender-Adjusted Incidence Rates (%) for Ever Alcohol Use (Even Just a Sip) and Binge Drinking During the 12-mo Study Period (n = 2326)

TotalGermany (de)Iceland (is)Italy (it)Netherlands (nl)Poland (pl)Scotland (uk)
Alcohol use initiation40.346.7is29.6de,it,nl,pl,uk34.2is41.4is54.1is49.9is
Binge drinking initiation6.212.8is,it1.0de,it,pl,uk4.7de,is,pl3.011.4is,it6.2is
  • Superscripts indicate significant between-country comparisons after Bonferroni correction.