TableĀ 4

Proportion of respondents demonstrating knowledge of link between alcohol and cancer risk

Baseline (n=136)Survey 1 (n=206)Survey 2 (n=155)
Per centPer centPer cent
Drinking alcohol on a regular basis increases cancer risk62.480.5*87.4*
Drinking red wine on a regular basis increases cancer risk20.539.5*44.8*
Drinking beer on a regular basis increases cancer risk49.069.7*79.3*
The guidelines recommend drinking two or less standard drinks for low risk in the long-term62.072.8*68.8
  • *Significantly different to baseline at p<0.05 level after controlling for age group, location, education level, household composition and drinking behaviour.