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Table 3 Associations between perceived implementation barriers and alcohol prevention activity, overall and differentiated according to prevention level (N = 295)

From: Current practices and perceived implementation barriers for working with alcohol prevention in occupational health services: the WIRUS OHS study

Alcohol prevention activity
Implementation barriers All groups
β (p value)
β (p value)
β (p value)
β (p value)
OHS competence, time, resourcesa −0.22**
− 0.14*
Employer, employeeb −0.03ns
− 0.03ns
  1. Results from multivariate hierarchical linear regression analyses; All models are adjusted for gender, age, professional background, OHS experience and drinking social norms; β = standardised coefficient; aBarriers internal to the OHS’ organisation (items: “lack of knowledge on interventions”, “lack of knowledge on importance”, “lack of time/resources”); bBarriers external to the OHS’ organisation (items: “lack of employer interest”, “employer resistance”, “alcohol is a private/personal matter”, “disclaimer of liability”); *p < .05; **p < .01; nsNon-significant (p ≥ .05)