Effect of High School Alcohol Policies on Students' Binge Drinking- a Natural Experiment
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03704402|
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : October 12, 2018
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Alcohol Policy Binge Drinking||Other: Alcohol policy|
In August 2017, 13 high schools in Zealand and all of Funen's 11 high schools and 6 high schools in Ringkøbing introduced new mutual alcohol policy for alcohol on study trips, parties, cafes and other social events.
The background for the introduction of the alcohol policies was the aim of reducing alcohol intake among students and that alcohol should have a less dominant role. By setting the same framework, the alcohol policies aims at promoting community, responsibility and respect.
The aim of the project is to evaluate the effects of the introduction of new mutual alcohol policies on students binge drinking.
The analysis is a natural experiment that compare binge drinking among students at schools after the introduction of the policy with binge drinking among students a schools that did not introduce the policy.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||5000 participants|
|Official Title:||Effect of High School Alcohol Policies on Students' Binge Drinking- a Natural Experiment|
|Actual Study Start Date :||January 1, 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 30, 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||April 30, 2019|
alcohol policy group
High schools that introduced the policy
Other: Alcohol policy
Introduction of new mutual alcohol policy
High schools that did not introduce the policy
- Binge drinking 4 or more times within the last month [ Time Frame: january 2019 ]Reduction in the number of students that drink 5 or more drinks on the same occasion 4 or more times within the last month
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03704402
|Principal Investigator:||Veronica Pisinger||Southern Denmark University|