Table 2

The reasons and side effects of EDs consumption

Have you ever heard of EDs? (N=4608)N (%)
 Yes4083 (88.6)
 No525 (11.4)
Access to EDs information(N=4083)
 Advertisement3810 (93.3)
 Peers1613 (39.5)
 Websites1579 (38.7)
 Magazines1398 (34.2)
 Teleplays1109 (27.2)
 Newspapers906 (22.2)
Reason for using EDs (N=3249)
 Relieve fatigue1730 (53.25)
 Just for fun1260 (38.78)
 Influenced by peers686 (21.11)
 Stay up late530 (16.31)
 Take before the exam366 (11.27)
 Improve negative emotions199 (6.12)
Side effects (N=3249)
 Cardiopalmus429 (13.20)
 Insomnia136 (4.19)
 Dizziness72 (2.22)
  • SEs in the parentheses.

  • EDs, energy drinks.