Secondary students were asked whether they considered themselves a non-drinker, an occasional drinker, a light drink, a party drink or a heavy drinker.

  • Younger students were more likely to be non-drinkers than older students.
  • Older students were more likely to be occasional drinkers, light drinkers, party drinkers and heavy drinkers.
  • The difference between age groups is significant.

Please note that the relative standard errors for heavy drinkers is greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use.


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