TABLE 1

Descriptive Statistics for Lifetime Binge Drinking and Covariates, Overall and According to Country

Overall (N = 16 551)Germany (n = 2754)Iceland (n = 2664)Italy (n = 2668)Poland (n = 4105)Netherlands (n = 1423)Scotland (n = 2937)
Adolescents
 Lifetime binge drinking
   Never73769475676265
   Once1312313181014
   2–5 times9828101213
   >5 times54145168
 Sociodemographics
  Gender
    Female49494844535149
    Male51515256474951
  Age, mean (SD), y13.4 (1.18)12.7 (1.06)13.1 (0.89)13.6 (1.37)14.2 (0.79)13.8 (1.36)13.0 (0.89)
  Family affluence
    Low10821417210
    Medium36372145422739
    High54557741417151
Personal characteristics
 School performance
   Below average86415993
   Average33442539392921
   Good42404339354951
   Excellent1710287171325
 TV screen time
   ≤0.5 h23252920192422
   1–2 h51525548495750
   3–4 h19171323241720
   >4 h7639828
 Sensation seeking and rebelliousness, mean (SD), range 0–41.31 (0.74)1.21 (0.72)1.0 (0.69)1.43 (0.75)1.53 (0.74)1.01 (0.59)1.40 (0.73)
Social environment
 Peer drinking
   None32486921102230
   A few25251925251833
   Some2117729322116
   Most178319272717
   All42166124
Mother figure drinking
  Never23161839281214
  Seldom59646850635146
  Often but not every day171613883037
  Every day2213173
Father figure drinking
  Never1312151814612
  Seldom52586047613841
  Often but not every day29252324224542
  Every day652114115
Any sibling drinking
  No65685775695657
  Yes35324325314443
  • Data are presented as % or mean ± SD.