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Table 6 Descriptive Statistics for Heavy Episodic Drinking Population

From: Gender variations in the relationship between social capital and mental health outcomes among the Indigenous populations of Canada

Variable Proportion Among Men Proportion Among Women
Weekly Heavy Episodic Drinking
 No 0.84 0.92
 Yes 0.16 0.08
Indigenous-Specific Social Capital
 Low-Levels 0.75 0.73
 High-Levels 0.25 0.27
Family Ties in Community
 Weak 0.36 0.32
 Strong 0.64 0.68
Rural/Urban
 Urban 0.74 0.78
 Rural 0.26 0.22
Education
 No Diploma 0.20 0.14
 Secondary School Diploma 0.40 0.34
 Post-Secondary Diploma 0.40 0.52
Income Tertile
 Less than $14,000 0.28 0.32
 $14,000–$35,700 0.30 0.40
 More than $35,700 0.42 0.28
Identity
 First Nations 0.50 0.53
 Métis 0.45 0.42
 Inuit 0.05 0.05
Mean Age 31 32