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Table 2 Sample characteristics in intervention and control arms

From: An exploratory cluster randomised trial of a university halls of residence based social norms marketing campaign to reduce alcohol consumption among 1st year students

  Intervention Control
  (n = 261) (n = 293)
Females 151 (57.8) 186 (63.7)
White British 232 (96.3) 257 (93.5)
Home (UK) students 236 (97.5) 263 (96.0)
Age (median) 19 19
Course type Humanities (e.g. English) 33(12.7) 39 (13.3)
Sciences (e.g. Physics) 31 (11.9) 40 (13.7)
Social Sciences (e.g. 30 (11.5) 35 (12.0)
Geography and environmental science 30 (11.5) 34 (11.6)
Arts (Art, Music, Drama) 24 (9.2) 26 (8.9)
Business, management 14 (5.4) 19 (6.5)
Teacher training 8 (3.1) 11 (3.8)
Computing and information technology 15 (5.8) 9 (3.1)
Media studies / Journalism 3 (1.2) 8 (2.7)
Mathematics / Statistics 9 (3.5) 7 (2.4)
Modern languages 10 (3.9) 6 (2.1)
Welsh 6 (2.3) 1 (0.3)
Sport and exercise sciences 9 (3.5) 3 (1.0)
Other healthcare subjects 4 (1.5) 2 (0.7)
Medicine 1 (0.4) 0
Other 33 (12.7) 53 (18.1)
AUDIT-C score – pre-university drinking (mean(SD)) 5.3 (3.0) 5.4 (3.1)
Survey type completed Web 184 (70.5) 203 (69.3)
  Paper 77 (29.5) 90 (30.7)
  1. Figures are frequencies (and percentages) unless otherwise stated.