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Table 6 Academic Problems and Alcohol Expectancies for Low Risk and Hazardous Drinkers at T1 and T2

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

Academic Problems
  T1 (n = 1995) T2 (n = 1853)
  Low risk Hazardous Total Low risk Hazardous Total
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Been late for a class 87 (7.3) 242 (30.4) 329 (16.5)a 78 (6.7) 225 (32) 303 (16.3)b
Missed a class 129 (10.8) 310 (38.9) 439 (22)a 123 (10.6) 299 (42.6) 422 (22.7)b
Unable to concentrate in class 150 (12.5) 341 (42.8) 491 (24.6)a 146 (12.7) 320 (45.6) 466 (25.1)b
Failed to complete an assignment on time 22 (1.8) 96 (12) 118 (5.9)a 23 (1.9) 104 (14.8) 127 (6.8)b
Alcohol Expectancies
  T1 (n = 2041) T2 (n =
  Low risk Hazardous Total Low risk Hazardous Total
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Act more sociably 891 (72.4) 710 (86.4) 1592 (78)a 782 (66.8) 621 (86.6) 1403 (74.4)b
Find it easier to talk to people 880 (71.5) 680 (83.8) 1560 (76.4)a 806 (68.9) 626 (87.3) 1432 (75.9)b
Feel calmer/more relaxed 736 (59.8) 630 (77.7) 1366 (66.9)a 679 (58) 559 (78) 1238 (65.6)
Enjoy sex more 220 (17.9) 286 (35.3) 506 (24.8)a 207 (17.7) 261 (36.4) 468 (24.8)
Take risks 693 (56.3) 630 (77.7) 1323 (64.8)a 605 (51.7) 563 (78.5) 1168 (61.9)b
Be more aggressive 239 (19.4) 284 (35) 523 (25.6)a 210 (17.9) 276 (38.5) 486 (25.8)b
Feel more courageous 680 (55.3) 599 (73.9) 1279 (62.7)a 622 (53.2) 557 (77.7) 1179 (62.5)b
Act loud, boisterous, noisy 663 (53.9) 569 (70.2) 1232 (60.4)a 634 (54.2) 538 (75) 1172 (62.1)b
Have fun/good time 757 (61.5) 657 (81) 1414 (69.3)a 673 (57.5) 590 (82.3) 1263 (66.9)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