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Table 1 Risk and protective on- and off-base correlates, by installation

From: An exploratory case study of environmental factors related to military alcohol misuse

Correlate Rate per 1000, area density, or %
Installation
A B C
On-base
 Sociodemographic factors
  Region CONUS CONUS OCONUS
  Mean (SD) age (y) 24.9 (6.4) 25.6 (7.1) 25.9 (7.1)
  % junior enlisted 37.1 35.6 27.0
  % single 49 52 60
 Environmental risk factors
  $ spent on open sales (per capita) 15.12 8.69 147.48
  $ spent on closed sales (per capita) 327.73 309.34 558.22
  Density of stores selling alcohol (per sq. mi) 0.130 0.081 0.189
  Density of bars/restaurants serving alcohol (per sq. mi) 0.070 0.033 0.178
  Density of alternative activities with alcohol (per sq. mi) 0.010 0.008 0.078
 Environmental protective factors
  Density of all alternative activities (per sq. mi) 0.150 0.154 0.567
  Density of alcohol-free alternative activities (per sq. mi) 0.140 0.146 0.489
  Density of schools, parks, shops, churches (per sq. mi) 0.075 0.060 0.323
  Driving restrictions for lowest ranks No No Yes
Off-base
 Sociodemographic factors
  Median household income (USD) 62,958 38,315 20,455
  Unemployment rate (%) 10.1 8.9 7.1
  Total crime rate (per 1000 population) 26.8 31.1 8.8
 Environmental risk factors
  Density of stores selling alcohol (per sq. mi) 2.390 1.330 0.779
  Density of bars/restaurants serving alcohol (per sq. mi) 4.93 1.75 4.39
  Density of alternative activities with alcohol (per sq. mi) 0.166 0.045 0.151
 Environmental protective factors
  Density of alternative activities (per sq. mi) 1.300 0.517 0.362
  Density of alcohol-free alternative activities (per sq. mi) 1.140 0.472 0.211
  Density of schools, parks, shops, churches (per sq. mi) 4.650 2.560 0.829
  Neighborhood walkability score 89 28 72
  1. Abbreviations: CONUS Continental United States, OCONUS Outside the continental United States, USD US dollar