Table 2: Differences in outcome variables by characteristics of participants and AUDIT scores (n = 535).

Characteristics AUDIT: ≤ 7 (n = 520)
SBP BMI Stress
Mean±SE Wald F (p) Mean±SE Wald F (p) Mean±SE Wald F (p)
Age (year) <15 109.49±1.77 0.36 (.547) 22.32±0.27 0.98 (.325) 2.40±0.10 0.15 (.702)
≥15 108.68±1.66 22.62±0.29 2.43±0.10
Sex Male 111.83±1.65 33.34 (<.001) 22.67±0.26 6.49 (.012) 2.37±0.10 2.36 (.127)
Female 106.34±1.65 22.27±0.24 2.47±0.10
Education Middle school 109.98±1.68 1.69 (.196) 22.54±0.31 0.17 (.681) 2.34±0.10 3.36 (.069)
High school 108.20±1.75 22.40±0.28 2.49±0.10
Health status Poor 109.95±2.83 0.44 (.645) 23.14±0.42 5.59 (.005) 2.43±0.21 0.01 (.988)
Moderate 108.99±1.42 22.34±0.28 2.40±0.08
Good 108.32±1.39 21.93±0.23 2.41±0.07
BMI (kg/m2) <18.5 103.45±1.75 33.20 (<.001) 17.51±0.22 544.66 (<.001) 2.43±0.10 1.03 (.358)
18.5-24.9 107.73±1.47 21.69±0.23 2.36±0.10
≥25 116.08±2.02 28.21±0.44 2.46±0.11
Depression Yes 108.28±1.72 1.48 (.232) 22.16±0.28 1.07 (.346) 2.84±0.14 46.45 (<.001)
No 110.60±1.01 22.33±0.18 2.00±0.07
Characteristics AUDIT: > 7 (n=15)
SBP BMI Stress
Mean±SE Wald F (p) Mean±SE V (p) Mean±SE Wald F (p)
Age (year) <15 - - - - - -
≥15 115.77±3.36 24.19±0.72 2.44±0.11
Sex Male 119.91±3.25 4.06 (.046) 24.40±0.84 0.30 (.586) 2.72±0.11 3.66 (.058)
Female 111.62±4.52 23.98±0.81 2.16±0.23
Education Middle school - - - - - -
High school 115.77±3.36 24.19±0.72 2.44±0.11
Health status Poor 131.14±6.90 4.64 (.011) 24.67±1.44 0.53 (.592) 2.43±0.16 0.14 (.867)
Moderate 107.59±5.33 23.38±1.09 2.38±0.11
Good 108.56±3.16 24.53±0.97 2.51±0.20
BMI (kg/m2) <18.5 110.14±4.52 1.88 (.157) 17.85±0.85 23.29 (<.001) 3.04±0.19 10.63 (<.001)
18.5-24.9 119.52±3.77 21.86±0.74 2.12±0.10
≥25 117.64±8.05 32.85±2.04 2.16±0.16
Depression Yes 117.68±5.02 0.73 (.395) 24.92±0.96 2.96 (.088) 2.86±0.19 9.30 (.003)
No 113.85±2.72 23.46±0.69 2.03±0.16

SE: Standard error; AUDIT: Alcohol use disorders identification test; SBP: Systolic blood pressure; BMI: Body mass index.

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