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Table 1 Distributions of drinking variables used in the latent transition analysis (N = 1183)

From: Emerging adults in substance misuse intervention: preintervention characteristics and responses to a motivation-enhancing program

Alcohol use Preintervention drinking (previous 90 days) Intentions at postintervention (for next 90 days) Intentions at postintervention compared to preintervention drinkinga
% n % n χ 2 (df = 1) p
Usual daily quantity      533.60 <.001
 0 drinks 13.6 159 27.3 318   
 1–3 22.3 261 50.3 586   
 4–6 32.8 385 15.8 184   
 7–9 14.0 164 3.8 44   
 ≥10 17.3 204 2.8 32   
Frequency 4–6      448.34 <.001
 Never 29.7 348 60.7 712   
 <Once a week 33.6 393 26.4 310   
 ≥Once a week 36.7 430 12.9 151   
Frequency ≥7      389.30 <.001
 Never 43.5 504 73.9 862   
 <Once a week 30.2 350 17.9 209   
 ≥Once a week 26.3 304 8.2 95   
  1. aComputed using Generalized Estimating Equation (GEE) analysis