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Table 4 Statements describing student views on alcohol related social consequences, men n = 533, women n = 653.

From: Alcohol use among university students in Sweden measured by an electronic screening instrument

  Respondents agreeing to each statement
  Women
%
Men
%
p-value*
Drinking makes celebration better 90 95 < 0.001
Drinking is a good reward for working hard 45 68 < 0.001
Drinking gives me better self-confidence 67 80 < 0.001
  1. *p-values computed for differences in gender proportions
  2. Statements describing student views on alcohol related social consequences, men n = 533, women n = 653. Respondents were asked to agree, or disagree, with three statements related to beliefs that could promote increased alcohol intake, including: 1. Drinking makes celebrations better; 2. Drinking is a good reward for working hard; and 3. Drinking gives me better self-confidence.