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Table 1 Situations of energy drink use among college energy drink users in an average month for the current semester

From: A survey of energy drink consumption patterns among college students

Situation % of females % of males χ2 p (sex)
Insufficient sleepa 67 68 0.17 .68
Need energy (in general)a 62 69 1.27 .26
Studying or major projectb 46 56 2.22 .14
Driving car for long period of timea 40 51 3.01 .08
Mix with alcohol while partyinga 57 50 1.33 .25
Treat hangovera 16 18 0.18 .67
  1. a n = 146 females, 107 males, χ2 (1, N = 253); b n = 145 females, 104 males, χ2 (1, N = 249).