Table 5

Proportion of respondents expressing personal concern, positive intentions and recent behaviour change by drinking behaviour*

BaselineSurvey 1Survey 2
Number of standard drinks per day (%)
≤2 (n=57)>2 (n=35)≤2 (n=76)>2 (n=49)≤2 (n=52)>2 (n=42)
Concerned about the amount of alcohol you drink†7.025.15.621.115.932.6
Likely I will reduce the amount of alcohol I drink†‡9.728.08.231.424.538.5
Would like to drink less than currently†10.840.213.928.621.743.4
In the past 3 months, have taken steps to reduce the amount of alcohol you drink†9.027.911.126.316.429.7
  • *Questions not asked of non-drinkers.

  • †Significant main effect of drinking behaviour at p<0.05 level after controlling for evaluation survey, age group, location, education level and household composition.

  • ‡Significant increase between baseline and survey 2 at p<0.05 level after controlling for age group, location, education level, household composition and drinking behaviour.