Table 2

General demographics of participants in the comparison and intervention groups.

Comparison Group

N (%)

Intervention Group

N (%)

P


Total Number

46 (40.4%)

68 (59.60%)

14 days completed

28 (60.9%)

36 (52.9%)

.330

Area

Melbourne

14 (30.4%)

28 (42.6%)

.265

Goulburn Valley

21 (45.7%)

21 (29.4%)

Albury/Wodonga

11 (23.9%)

19 (27.9%)

Male Participants

17 (37.0%)

15 (22.1%)

.082

Mean (SD) Age, years

17.4 (3.2)

18.5 (3.2)

.059

Ethnic Identificationa

4 (9.1%)

10 (22.7%)

.365

Employment

Employed

7 (15.2%)

18 (26.5%)

.212

Unemployed

4 (8.7%)

9 (13.2%)

Student

35 (76.1%)

41 (60.3%)

Drug related itemsa

Ever had alcohol

38 (86.4%)

59 (88.1%)

.792

Ever been drunk

31 (70.5%)

53 (79.1%)

.299

Ever had a cigarette

25 (56.8%)

38 (56.7%)

.992

Ever tried marijuana

18 (40.9%)

33 (49.3%)

.388

Ever tried otherb drugs

10 (22.7%)

26 (38.8%)

.077


Note:a n = 111,bsedatives, tranquilizers, amphetamines, analgesics, inhalants, cocaine, LSD and heroin.

Reid et al. BMC Family Practice 2011 12:131   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-131

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