HLTH106_Alcohol_UseatUMD

HLTH106_Alcohol_UseatUMD - High-Risk Alcohol Use in College...

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High-Risk Alcohol Use in College: A Look at National Trends and University of Maryland Data Brandon Busteed CEO, Outside The Classroom University of Maryland August 19, 2010
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©2010 Outside The Classroom, Inc. All rights reserved. A Profile of Your Incoming Students In looking at the drinking rates of students prior to their arrival on campus (Survey 1), University of Maryland is similar to the national average for high-risk drinkers . Understanding these pre-college drinking behaviors can help your campus establish appropriate messaging that sets clear behavioral expectations early in the semester. Non-Drinkers 0 drinks in the past two weeks Heavy Episodic Drinkers 4-7 drinks for women ; 5-9 drinks for men on at least one occasion in the past two weeks Moderate Drinkers 1-3 drinks for women; 1-4 drinks for men on at least one occasion in the past two weeks Problematic Drinkers 8 or more drinks for women; 10 or more drinks for men on at least one occasion in the past two weeks Heavy episodic drinkers + Problematic drinkers = High-risk drinkers
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©2010 Outside The Classroom, Inc. All rights reserved. Alcohol Use at University of Maryland When measured midway through the fall semester (Survey 3), 36% of Maryland students had been drinking in a high risk way in the previous two weeks. Your high-risk drinking rate is 36% (combined total of heavy episodic and problematic drinkers). Data represents student responses collected in Survey 3, 30-45 days after completing AlcoholEdu for College.
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©2010 Outside The Classroom, Inc. All rights reserved. Benchmarking Your Drinking Rate Data The data below show your first-year student drinking rates measured midway through the fall semester (Survey 3) as compared to selected peer groups and the national aggregate of all students taking AlcoholEdu during the same time period. 47% 17% 36% 55% 16% 29% 50% 16% 34% 52% 17% 31% Non-drinkers Moderate drinkers High-risk drinkers Maryland ACC* Maryland Schools** National
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course HLTH 160 taught by Professor A.bayley during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.

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HLTH106_Alcohol_UseatUMD - High-Risk Alcohol Use in College...

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