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Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2016) Workplace education improved knowledge without affecting drinking. Drug and Alcohol Findings Research Analysis, (22 March 2016), .

External website: http://findings.org.uk/PHP/dl.php?file=Tinghog_ME_...

In Sweden an education-based intervention in the workplace generated significant improvements in employees’ alcohol-related risk knowledge, but no significant effects on overall drinking or binge drinking.

Key points from summary and commentary
• This study evaluated the impact of an alcohol education programme on the risk knowledge and drinking behaviours of employees in a company in Sweden.
• Significant improvements were observed in employees’ alcohol-related risk knowledge, but there were no significant effects on overall alcohol consumption or binge drinking.
• The major challenge of universal interventions is showing behavioural change in populations of moderate drinkers


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