Survey 3 Highlights

Below are examples of the questions asked of students in AlcoholEdu and their responses

Possible Outcomes

Select the answer that most closely matches how you feel

How likely or unlikely is it that the following things would happen to you personally if you were to drink 3 to 4 alcoholic beverages:

Get into trouble with the authorities?

Total 2642

63% - 1675 out of 2642 - Very unlikely

17% - 455 out of 2642 - unlikely

8.1% - 213 out of 2642 - Not likely

5.4% - 142 out of 2642 - Don't know

2.5% - 66 out of 2642 - Less likely

1.4% - 38 out of 2642 - Likely

2% - 53 out of 2642 - Very likely 

Consumed Alcohol - Past Year

Select the answer that most closely matches your experience

During the past year, have you consumed alcohol (i.e., had more than a few sips of beer, wine, or liquor)?

Total 2643

78% - 2068 out of 2643 - Yes

22% - 575 out of 2643 - No

Drinking Location

Select the answer that most closely matches your experience

In the past two weeks, when you consumed alcohol, where did you spend most of your time drinking?

Total 1519

32% - 483 out of 1519 - In an off-campus residence (non-campus apartment)

25% - 387 out of 1519 - At home

10% - 152 out of 1519 - A bar or nightclub

8.8% - 133 out of 1519 - Fraternity/sorority house

7.2% - 110 out of 1519 - Outdoor setting

6.8% - 103 out of 1519 - In an on-campus residence (residence hall/campus apartment)

5.6% - 85 out of 1519 - None of these

3.9% - 60 out of 1519 - A restaurant 

0.2% - 3 out of 1519 At an athletic event (tailgate, etc.)

0.2% - 3 out of 1519 - In a car

Negative Consequences

Select the answer that most closely matches your experience

During the past two weeks, to what degree did the following happen to you when drinking or as a result of your drinking?

Don't count things that have happened to you but were not because of drinking.

Got a hangover?

Total 1518

54% - 819 out of 1518 - Never

18% - 455 out of 1518 - Rarely

10% - 213 out of 1518 - Occasionally

8% - 142 out of 1518 - Infrequently

5.9% - 66 out of 1518 - Sometimes

2.8% - 38 out of 1518 - Frequently

1.6% - 53 out of 1518 - Always 

Forgot where or what you did?

Total 1514

69% - 1041 out of 1514 - Never

12% - 179 out of 1514 - Rarely

8.4% - 127 out of 1514 - Occasionally

5.6% - 85 out of 1514 - Infrequently

3.1% - 47 out of 1514 - Sometimes

1.4% - 21 out of 1514 - Frequently

0.92% - 14 out of 1514 - Always 

Performed poorly on an assignment/test or got behind in school work?

Total 1515

84% - 1268 out of 1515 - Never

7.6% - 115 out of 1515 - Rarely

3.4% - 51 out of 1515 - Occasionally

3.2% - 48 out of 1515 - Infrequently

1.2% - 18 out of 1515 - Sometimes

0.66% - 10 out of 1515 - Frequently

0.33% - 5 out of 1515 - Always 

Missed a class?

Total 1515

84% - 1266 out of 1515 - Never

6.4% - 97 out of 1515 - Rarely

3.4% - 51 out of 1515 - Occasionally

3.6% - 56 out of 1515 - Infrequently

1.4% - 21 out of 1515 - Sometimes

0.73% - 11 out of 1515 - Frequently

0.92% - 14 out of 1515 - Always 

Drove after drinking 4 or more drinks?

Total 1508

95% - 1434 out of 1508 - Never

2.2% - 33 out of 1508 - Rarely

1.3% - 19 out of 1508 - Occasionally

0.99% - 15 out of 1508 - Infrequently

0.2% - 3 out of 1508 - Sometimes

0% - 0 out of 1508 - Frequently

0.27% - 4 out of 1508 - Always 

Rode with a driver who had been drinking?

Total 1511

91% - 1381 out of 1511 - Never

4.5% - 68 out of 1511 - Rarely

1.9% - 28 out of 1511 - Occasionally

1.8% - 27 out of 1511 - Infrequently

0.2% - 3 out of 1511 - Sometimes

0.13% - 2 out of 1511 - Frequently

0.13% - 2 out of 1511 - Always 

Got into trouble with the authorities?

Total 1513

94% - 1422 out of 1513 - Never

3.1% - 47 out of 1513 - Rarely

1.1% - 17 out of 1513 - Occasionally

1.4% - 21 out of 1513 - Infrequently

0.13% - 2 out of 1513 - Sometimes

0.2% - 3 out of 1513 - Frequently

0.066% - 1 out of 1513 - Always 

Personal History

During the past two weeks, to what degree did the following happen to you when drinking or in conjunction with a drinking occasion?

Don't count things that have happened to you outside of a drinking occasion.

Been taken advantage of sexually

Total 1519

89% - 1356 out of 1519 - Never

4% - 61 out of 1519 - Rarely

2.7% - 41 out of 1519 - Occasionally

1.8% - 28 out of 1519 - Infrequently

1.4% - 21 out of 1519 - Sometimes

0.46% - 7 out of 1519 - Frequently

0.33% - 5 out of 1519 - Always

Taken advantage of someone sexually

Total 1517

97% - 1471 out of 1517 - Never

1.7% - 26 out of 1517 - Rarely

0.4% - 6 out of 1517 - Occasionally

0.73% - 11 out of 1517 - Infrequently

0.13% - 2 out of 1517 - Sometimes

0% - 0 out of 1517 - Frequently

0.066% - 1 out of 1517 - Always

Binge Drinking - Past Two Weeks

Select the answer that most closely matches your experience

During the past two weeks, how many times have you had five or more drinks in a row within a 2 hour period?

Total 716 participants

45% - 321 out of 716 - Never

26% - 184 out of 716 - Once

15% - 108 out of 716 - Twice

14% - 103 out of 716 - Three or more times

When You Drink

Select the answer that most closely matches how you feel

When you drink, to what degree do you do the following:

Choose a drink containing more alcohol?

Total 1509

25% - 373 out of 1509 - Never

14% - 206 out of 1509 - Rarely

17% - 257 out of 1509 - Occasionally

25% - 381 out of 1509 - Infrequently

9.3% - 141 out of 1509 - Sometimes

5.3% - 80 out of 1509 - Frequently

4.7% - 71 out of 1509 - Always

Chug alcohol?

Total 1511

29% - 439 out of 1511 - Never

15% - 222 out of 1511 - Rarely

14% - 218 out of 1511 - Occasionally

21% - 322 out of 1511 - Infrequently

10% - 157 out of 1511 - Sometimes

5% - 75 out of 1511 - Frequently

5.2% - 78 out of 1511 - Always

Do shots?

Total 1508

13% - 189 out of 1508 - Never

7.5% - 113 out of 1508 - Rarely

11% - 167 out of 1508 - Occasionally

24% - 366 out of 1508 - Infrequently

19% - 285 out of 1508 - Sometimes

13% - 189 out of 1508 - Frequently

13% - 199 out of 1508 - Always

Start drinking before going out (i.e., pre-gaming)?

Total 1510

17% - 253 out of 1510 - Never

7% - 105 out of 1510 - Rarely

9.9% - 150 out of 1510 - Occasionally

20% - 300 out of 1510 - Infrequently

16% - 247 out of 1510 - Sometimes

13% - 199 out of 1510 - Frequently

17% - 256 out of 1510 - Always

Drug Use - Past Two Weeks

Please check all that apply

In the past two weeks, have you used any of the following?

Do not include anything you used under a doctor's order.

Top 8 responses

Total 3540

49% - 1740 out of 3540 - "I have not used any of the following in the past two weeks."

21% - 740 out of 3540 - Marijuana

6.8% - 240 out of 3540 - Cigarettes

5% - 177 out of 3540 - E-cigarettes (electronic cigarettes/vaporizers)

2.8% - 99 out of 3540 - Chewing tobacco ("snuff")

2.5% - 83 out of 3540 - Medications used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

1.9% - 69 out of 3540 - Cocaine (in some form)

1.5% - 53 out of 3540 - MDMA ("Molly", "Ecstasy", "xtc", "adam")

Next 8 most common responses

Total 3540

1% - 1740 out of 3540 - Tranquilizers (prescription-type drugs like Valium)

1% - 740 out of 3540 - LSD

0.96% - 240 out of 3540 - Inhalants (breathable chemical vapors, also called "whippets", "poppers", or "snappers")

0.9% - 177 out of 3540 - Amphetamines (prescription-type stimulants, also called "speed", "uppers", "ups")

0.85% - 99 out of 3540 - Barbiturates (prescription-type sleeping pills like Quaaludes)

0.73% - 83 out of 3540 - Other opiate-type drugs (controlled substances like Oxycotin)

0.68% - 69 out of 3540 - Other psychedelics or hallucinogenics like mushrooms

0.68% - 53 out of 3540 - Salvia Divinorum or Salvinorin A ("maria pastora")