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Table 3 Correlations between reported alcohol policy enforcement levels measured at baseline and changes between baseline and two-year follow-up in student drinking rates. (Pearson's r coefficients).

From: Alcohol policy enforcement and changes in student drinking rates in a statewide public college system: a follow-up study

  Policy Enforcement Report
  Deans
(n = 11)
Campus
Security Chiefs
(n = 10)
Students
(n = 11 a )
Change in past-30-days drinking rate -.30 .22 .30
Change in past-2-weeks heavy episodic drinking rate -.73* .31 .10
Change in usual heavy episodic drinking rate among past-30-days drinkers -.36 .21 -.05
Change in past-2-weeks heavy episodic drinking rate among those reporting no heavy drinking in high school -.45 .38 .04
  1. Two-tailed significance p < 0.05
  2. a The mean student enforcement score for each school was correlated with its percent change in student drinking rate.