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Shreve Wendy Sue MSN RN
Journal of Trauma Nursing: January 1998
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PURPOSE:To evaluate the Student Alcohol Questions (SAQ) for use in drinking driving prevention programs in college-age students.

METHODS:A pilot study of 39 students was conducted, which included a pre-test covering demographics and using the SAQ. A post-test was given as a program evalation. The SAQ was repeated one month later.

FINDINGS:At program completion, 40% of students stated that they would change behavior. The SAQ findings reveled no statistically significant changes in the pre- and post-tests.

CONCLUSIONS:The SAQ may be an effective tool for mearsuring prevention programs.

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