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Table 5 Positive beliefs about alcohol

From: Exploring the use of workplaces to recruit “hard-to-reach” male drinkers to a survey on alcohol use and awareness of health messages

Belief Examples Frequency
Relaxation ‘Chill time’ ‘Stress reliever’ 30
Socialising ‘Social interactions’‘Social’ 25
No positives ‘None’ 16
Enjoyment ‘Fun’ ‘Enjoy the taste’ 11
Improved characteristics ‘Dance better’ ‘Improve confidence’ 9
Positive health effects ‘A healthier lifestyle’ ‘I think the odd glass of red wine is beneficial’ 5
  1. Frequency refers to absolute numbers of beliefs