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Table 1 Individual characteristics and bivariate characteristics associated with intoxication

From: Predictors of breath alcohol concentrations in college parties

Individual characteristics (level-1) (n = 109)      
Characteristics % (n) BrAC ≤ 0.079 BrAC ≥ 0.08 χ 2 p-value
   n (% within row) n (% within row)   
Race
 White 87.2% (95) 43.2% (41) 56.8% (54) 0.96 0.33
 Non-White 12.8% (14) 57.1% (8) 42.9% (6)
Gender
 Female 32.1% (35) 16 (45.7%) 19 (54.3%) 0.12 0.91
 Male 67.9% (74) 33 (44.6%) 41 (55.4%)
Minimum Legal Drinking Age
 No 60.6% (66) 26 (39.4%) 40 (60.6%) 2.09 0.15
 Yes 39.4% (43) 23 (53.5%) 20 (45.6%)
Current college student
 No 6.4% (7) 1 (14.3%) 6 (85.7%) 2.84 0.092
 Yes 93.6% (102) 48 (47.1%) 54 (52.9%)
Fraternity or sorority member
 No 32.7% (33) 18 (54.5%) 15 (45.5%) 1.98 0.16
 Yes 67.3% (68) 27 (39.7%) 41 (60.3%)
Alcohol restrictions in housing
 No (off campus apt or house) 59.3% (64) 42.2% (27) 57.8% (37) 0.32 0.57
 Yes (residence hall or Greek life) 40.7% (44) 47.7% (44) 52.3% (23)
Played drinking game
 No 82.6% (90) 38 (42.4%) 52 (57.8%) 1.56 0.21
 Yes 17.4% (18) 11 (57.9%) 8 (17.4%)
Consumed shots
 No 63.6% (63) 34 (54.0%) 29 (46.0%) 11.25 0.001
 Yes 36.4% (36) 7 (19.4%) 29 (80.6%)
Motivated to get drunk
 No 81.7% (89) 45 (50.6%) 44 (49.4%) 6.16 0.013
 Yes 18.3% (20) 4 (20.0%) 16 (80.0%)
Planned mode of transportation to leave
 Safe Plan (stay, walk, etc.) 46.8% (51) 27 (52.9%) 24 (47.1%) 9.16 0.01
 Ride with other 49.5% (54) 18 (33.3%) 36 (66.7%)
 Drive self 4 (3.7%) 4 (100%) 0 (0%)
How much do you plan to drink? Enough to get…
 Not buzzed 8.3% (9) 9 (100%) 0 (0%) 19.52 0.001
 Slight buzz 16.5% (18) 10 (55.6%) 8 (44.4%)
 Little drunk 27.5% (30) 16 (53.3%) 14 (46.7%)
 Very drunk 47.7% (52) 14 (26.9%) 38 (73.1%)
How do you feel now
 Not buzzed 28.4% (31) 23 (74.2%) 8 (25.8%) 24.54 0.001
 Slight buzz 42.4% (46) 22 (47.8%) 24 (52.2%)
 Little drunk 23.9% (26) 3 (11.5%) 23 (88.5%)
 Very drunk 5.5% (6) 1 (16.7%) 5 (83.3%)