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Table 5 Second-hand and Witnessed Harms and Level of Alcohol Consumption for Low Risk and Hazardous drinkers at T1 and T2

From: A cross sectional evaluation of an alcohol intervention targeting young university students

Second-hand Harms
  T1 (n = 2103) T2 (n = 1861)
  Low risk High risk Total Low risk High risk Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Been insulted or humiliated 149 (12.3) 229 (28.5) 378 (18.8)a 141 (12.2) 205 (29.1) 346 (18.6)b
Had a serious argument or quarrel 87 (7.2) 180 (22.4) 267 (13.3)a 93 (8) 187 (26.6) 280 (15)b
Been pushed, hit or otherwise assaulted 44 (3.6) 109 (13.6) 153 (7.6)a 35 (3) 105 (14.9) 140 (7.5)b
Had your property damaged 46 (3.8) 111 (13.8) 157 (7.8)a 52 (4.5) 119 (16.9) 171 (9.2)b
Had to baby-sit or take care of another student who had drunk too much 333 (27.5) 357 (44.4) 690 (34.3)a 307 (26.5) 341 (48.4) 648 (34.8)b
Found vomit in halls or bathroom of residence 83 (6.9) 117 (14.6) 200 (9.9)a 78 (6.7) 144 (20.5) 222 (11.9)b
Had studying or sleep interrupted 236 (19.5) 275 (34.2) 511 (25.4)a 187 (16.2) 258 (36.6) 445 (23.9)b
Experienced an unwanted sexual advance 103 (8.5) 178 (22.1) 281 (14)a 82 (7.1) 154 (21.9) 236 (12.7)b
Been a victim of sexual assault (including date rape) 11 (0.9) 25 (3.1) 36 (1.8)a 10 (0.9) 30 (4.3) 40 (2.1)b
Been a victim of another crime on campus 8 (0.7) 22 (2.7) 30 (1.5)a 11 (1) 30 (4.3) 41 (2.2)b
Been a victim of another crime off campus* 14 (1.2) 42 (5.2) 56 (2.8)a 77 (7.1)a 110 (16.4) 187 (10.6)b
Witnessed Harms
  T1 (n = 2013) T2 (n = 1861)
  Low risk High risk Total Low risk High risk Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Someone being pushed, hit or otherwise assaulted 217 (17.9) 271 (33.7) 488 (24.2)a 182 (15.7) 224(34.7) 426 (22.9)b
Serious argument or quarrel 274 (22.7) 330 (41) 604 (30)a 246 (21.3) 288 (40.9) 534 (28.7)b
Property damage 136 (11.2) 225 (28) 361 (17.9)a 150 (13) 194 (27.6) 344 (18.5)b
Someone pass out 349 (28.9) 406 (50.5) 755 (37.5)a 306 (26.4) 381 (54.1) 687 (36.9)b
Someone you suspect had alcohol poisoning 122 (10.1) 189 (23.5) 311 (15.4)a 109 (9.4) 148 (21) 257 (13.8)b
A sexual assault 115 (9.5) 161 (20) 276 (13.7)a 112 (9.7) 147 (20.9) 259 (13.9)b
  1. T1 Significant between low risk and hazardous drinkers (p <0.001)a T2 Significant between low risk and hazardous drinkers (p <0.001)b