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Table 1 Evaluation elements

From: New Zealand’s new alcohol laws: protocol for a mixed-methods evaluation

PART 1 Policy objective: Improve public input into licensing decisions
Measure Data Analysis
• Change in proportion of residents participating in local decision-making National surveys 2014 & 2017 Comparison of proportions (χ 2 tests)
• Change in objections per application for licence to sell alcohol TA & ARLA data Negative binomial regression
• Influences on and satisfaction with local decision-making Interviews with iwi and community groups, telephone survey of TAs, document analysis Qualitative
• Number of LAPs adopted/being developed by mid-2017 ARLA registry, telephone survey of TAs Descriptive, logistic regression
PART 2 - Policy objective: Reduce alcohol availability
Measure Data Analysis
Change in:   
• outlet numbers and density Geographic information system (Ministry of Justice data) Negative binomial/Poisson regression
• maximum trading hours permitted and total weekend late-night trading hours Telephone survey of TAs, document analysis, Ministry of Justice data Descriptive and Negative binomial/Poisson regression
• use of one-way door restrictions Telephone survey of TAs, document analysis Descriptive
PART 3 - Policy objective: Minimise alcohol-related harm
Measure Data Analysis
Change in the prevalence/incidence of:   
• hazardous drinking & personal adverse effects AUDIT & harm items in national surveys 2014 & 2017 Comparison of proportions (χ 2 tests)
• secondhand & community amenity effects SHE & CAE items in national surveys 2014 & 2017
• late-night assaults per month Police data Negative binomial/Poisson regression
• weekend hospitalisations for assault per month National Minimum Dataset
• alcohol-involved traffic crashes per month Police data