|Study sample (n=2174)||NDSHS 2013 (n=8165)|
|NHMRC risk status|
|Low risk of harm in the short term and long term||51||47|
|High risk of short-term harm, low risk of long-term harm||18||17|
|Low risk of short-term harm, high risk of long-term harm||3||4|
|High risk of harm in the short term and long term||28||33|
|Perceived risk status|
|Sex (% male)||48||58|
|Location (% metropolitan)||68||70|
|Completed tertiary education† (% yes)||70||72|
|Parent/carer of child of any age‡ (% yes)||43||46|
|M (SD)||M (SD)|
|Age||35.5 (14.5)||42.0 (12.7)|
|Past 7 day alcohol consumption (standard drinks)||12.6 (15.4)||n/a|
|Alcohol identity (5-point scale: 1 weak alcohol identity—5 strong alcohol identity)||2.7 (1.2)||n/a|
*n=18 missing in current study.
†n=288 missing in AIHW NDSHS.
‡n=631 missing in AIHW NDSHS.
AIHW, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; NDSHS, National Drug Strategy Household Survey; NHMRC, National Health and Medical Research Council.