SPF-SIG Needs Assessment : 2008 Woodson County Report
    Patterns of Alcohol Use - Where and how do the problems exist? STOP/RED Rate data
Rate Data
Rate of occurrences per 1000 population
Retail access: The proportion of youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 who report usually getting their beer, wine, or hard liquor by buying it in a store in the past 30 days.11 (Rate per 1000)
Retail access: Per capita number of licensed alcohol retailers in a community based on youth population aged 10-12 (* using 2007 archival data)0.013 (Rate per 1000)
Social access: The proportion of youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 who report usually getting their beer, wine, or hard liquor from social sources (giving money to someone else, someone older gave it, borrowing from someone else).137 (Rate per 1000)
Social access: The proportion of youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 who report that if they wanted to get some beer, wine or hard liquor, it would be Very Easy for them to get some.286 (Rate per 1000)
Social norms: The proportion of youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 who report that their parents would feel it is Not Wrong at All if the youth were to drink beer, wine, or hard liquor regularly.0 (Rate per 1000)
Social norms: The proportion of youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 who report that there is a Very Good Chance of being seen as cool if they began drinking regularly.95 (Rate per 1000)
Social norms: The proportion of youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 who report they think there is No Risk to harming themselves if they take one or two drinks of alcohol nearly every day.283 (Rate per 1000)
Promotion: The proportion of community events such as community fairs, rodeos, and trade shows that advertise alcohol.The community will provide this data
Promotion: The prevalence of additional restrictions in a community concerning the promotion or sale of alcohol The community will provide this data
Pricing: The proportion of drinking establishments in the community offering reduced price alcohol or drink specials.The community will provide this data
Academic achievement: The number of students grades seven and eight dropping out of school prior to ninth grade per 1,000 students grades seven and eight. (* using 2006 archival data)0 (Rate per 1000)
Academic achievement: School Risk Factor Scale for Academic Failure489 (Rate per 1000)
Family involvement and functioning: Family Risk Factor Scale for Family Management500 (Rate per 1000)

Action Steps: Guiding Questions
  • Which influencing factor(s) has the highest rate in your community?
  • Which influencing factor(s) has the lowest rate in your community?
  • Which influencing factor is furthest from the communities ideal level?
  • Which influencing factor(s) is increasing at the greatest rate in your community?
  • Which influencing factor(s) is decreasing at the greatest rate in your community?
  • Which influencing factor(s) is substantially higher than the state estimate in your community?
  • Which influencing factor(s) is substantially lower than the state estimate in your community?

Action Steps: Next Steps
  • Complete the brainstorming worksheet


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