Table 4: Reasons given by students for taking energy drinks and the number of energy drinks taken (n = 43).

ReasonNumber of studentsNo. of Energy drinks consumedNo. of times per month
12 or more1-34-5>5
(n)()(n)(%)(n)(%)(n)(%)(n)(%)(n)(%)

Insufficient Sleep6(14%)6(100%)0(0%)2(33.3%)3(50%)1(16.7%)

Needing more energy29(67.4%)27(93.1%)2(6.9%)13(44.8%)9(31%)7(24.1%)

Studying for an exam36(83.7%)33(91.7%)3(8.3%)15(41.7%)13(36.1%)8(22.2%)

completing a course project, assignment or report13(30.2%)12(92.3%)1(7.7%)6(46.2%)5(38.5%)2(15.4%)

Drinking with alcohol while partying4(9.3%)4(100%)0(0%)2(50%)2(50%)0(0%)

Treating a hangover2(4.7%)2(100%)0(0%)1(50%)1(50%)0(0%)