Table 4

 Crude estimates of the Monday excess of events in key categorical variables in the prospective study

VariableCategoryNumber of events (N)Monday excess* %p Value
*% defined in equation (1), larger % indicates a greater excess in events on a Monday. †χ2 Test; ‡N = 6319 as employment status was only available for a subset of questionnaires.
GenderMale76693.20.98
Female37203.4
Apparent survival timeDeath <1 hour10813.60.63
Death ⩾1 hour101410.5
Alive at 28 days85322.0
Unknown31214.4
Employed‡Yes16025.30.84
No44285.8
Unknown289−3.1
Usual frequency ofHigh (>4)213415.10.040
alcohol consumedLow (0–4)7875−0.2
(days/week)Unknown9305.4
Usual quantity ofHigh (>8)7537.80.51
alcohol consumedLow (0–8)86511.9
(number standard drinks)Unknown15359.0
Binge drinkingYes176−24.40.22
No92662.9
Unknown14979.0
MonthJanuary88022.50.0017
Other100591.6
Overall109393.3