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Table 3 Pearson’s correlation values based on the 14 municipalities, by indicators of local alcohol environment, nonfatal injuries, age, and sex

From: Alcohol environment, gender and nonfatal injuries in young people. An ecological study of fourteen Swedish municipalities (2000–2005)

NONFATAL INJURIES§ 0-5 years correlations 6-12 years correlations 13-17 years correlations 18-24 years correlations
Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys
Local alcohol access 0.0 0.3 −0.2 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2
Per capita alcohol consumption 0.0 0.2 −0.2 0.2 −0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2
Driving while intoxicated by alcohol −0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
Crimes against alcohol laws 0.2 0.2 0.6* 0.5 0.6* 0.6* 0.3 0.3
  1. § = All registered episodes of nonfatal injuries, excluding cases coded as “no-injury found”.
  2. Note: Correlation “0” = no linear association, and correlation “1” or “-1” = strong linear positive or negative association.
  3. *P-value < 0.05.