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ERIC Number: EJ1008031
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Comparison of Student Self-Reported and Administrative Data regarding Intercession into Alcohol Misuse among College Freshmen Dormitory Residents
Novik, Melinda G.; Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Journal of College Student Development, v54 n2 p202-208 Mar-Apr 2013
Intercession into collegiate alcohol misuse by the Department of Resident Life (DRL) in freshmen dormitories at one large Mid-Atlantic, diverse, public university was examined. Freshmen dormitory resident drinkers (n = 357), 71% of whom reported alcohol misuse, were surveyed. Student self-report and DRL documentation, respectively, revealed that 6.4% and 7.8% ([Kappa] = 0.77) of drinkers were documented with an alcohol violation, 4.2% and 3.4% ([Kappa] = 0.81) lost housing priority points, 1.4% and 0.6% ([Kappa] = 0.28) were referred for alcohol counseling, and 1.4% and 0.3% ([Kappa] = 0.33) were taken to the emergency room. DRL infrequently interceded into alcohol misuse, perhaps because most misuse occurred off campus. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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