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Table 3 Percentage of 15-16 year olds having experienced negative alcohol-related outcomes, by drinking behaviour and parental alcohol provision

From: Teenage drinking, alcohol availability and pricing: a cross-sectional study of risk and protective factors for alcohol-related harms in school children

      Percentages reporting negative outcomes related to alcohol
   Sample Characteristics Drink in public places (streets, parks, shops) Violence when drunk Alcohol-related
regretted sex
Tend to forget things after drinking
   Parents Provide All Parents Provide All Parents Provide All Parents Provide All Parents Provide
   n No Yes   No Yes P§   No Yes P§   No Yes P§   No Yes P§
Binge Frequency Never 1007 36.4 63.6 11.2 24.0 3.9 *** 7.1 13.0 3.7 *** 3.8 6.9 2.0 *** 21.6 32.4 15.6 ***
  <1/month 2302 43.1 56.9 21.4 33.1 12.5 *** 13.6 21.0 8.1 *** 6.1 8.0 4.7 ** 36.6 43.7 31.2 ***
  1-3/month 1894 48.9 51.1 34.2 43.5 25.3 *** 24.6 30.9 18.6 *** 8.6 9.8 7.4 ns 47.4 51.5 43.7 ***
  1/week 1533 60.9 39.1 48.9 55.0 39.5 *** 40.0 42.9 35.4 ** 15.4 16.6 13.5 ns 54.9 55.6 53.8 ns
  2/week 1173 62.4 37.6 64.5 69.3 56.7 *** 59.8 63.6 53.6 *** 28.4 29.0 27.4 ns 61.9 62.4 60.9 ns
  3+/week 254 65.0 35.0 63.4 61.8 66.3 ns 72.4 75.5 66.7 ns 39.1 39.5 38.3 ns 63.6 66.7 58.1 ns
  P   *** *** *** ***   *** *** ***   *** *** ***   *** *** ***  
Drinking Frequency <1/month 1750 44.2 55.8 14.9 24.3 7.5 *** 10.6 16.5 6.1 *** 4.7 5.4 4.2 ns 31.6 39.6 25.5 ***
  1-3/month 2097 46.8 53.2 27.2 37.8 17.9 *** 17.9 24.3 12.3 *** 7.1 8.5 5.9 * 40.8 46.1 36.3 ***
  1/week 2041 53.7 46.4 40.7 52.1 27.5 *** 28.4 35.9 19.9 *** 11.0 13.5 8.2 *** 47.5 52.1 42.2 ***
  2/week 1791 56.9 43.1 54.3 63.5 42.2 *** 48.4 55.8 38.8 *** 21.7 24.3 18.3 ** 57.5 61.0 53.0 ***
  3+/week 575 53.0 47.0 55.8 62.3 48.2 *** 61.7 69.9 52.1 *** 30.2 36.3 23.0 *** 56.1 63.1 48.5 ***
  P   *** *** *** ***   *** *** ***   *** *** ***   *** *** ***  
Units per week$ < = 5 469 39.9 60.1 27.1 51.3 11.0 *** 18.2 33.7 8.4 *** 9.4 15.2 5.8 ** 36.5 47.2 29.5 ***
  >5-10 700 41.7 58.3 29.7 41.1 21.6 *** 20.4 29.5 13.9 *** 8.8 13.6 5.4 *** 42.7 52.1 35.9 ***
  >10-20 1106 51.9 48.1 45.6 54.9 35.5 *** 35.1 40.9 28.8 *** 13.2 14.5 11.7 ns 56.1 57.2 55.0 ns
  >20-30 604 59.8 40.2 60.1 67.3 49.4 *** 55.3 57.8 51.5 ns 21.4 19.8 23.8 ns 57.7 58.0 57.2 ns
  >30 700 60.4 39.6 68.1 72.1 62.1 ** 64.9 69.0 58.8 ** 32.7 36.3 27.4 * 59.5 60.8 57.5 ns
  P   *** *** *** ***   *** *** ***   *** *** ***   *** * ***  
  1. P§compares those whose parents provide and do not provide any alcohol for proportions having experienced each negative risk behaviour within categories of units per week, drinking and binge drinking frequency. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001. $Units per week consumed could only be calculated for those reporting a drinking frequency of once per week or greater and for those individuals providing details of types of alcohol products consumed and quantities of each product consumed in a typical week.