Table 2

Smoking and alcohol use, by group and year

VariableValuesMedicine first year, n (%)Medicine second year, n (%)Medicine final year, n (%)Law first year, n (%)Law second year, n (%)Law final year, n (%)
SmokingNever171 (56.4)131 (44.9)101 (39.6)72 (38.1)32 (32.0)15 (37.5)
Tried a few117 (38.6)136 (46.6)129 (50.6)85 (45.0)44 (44.0)18 (45.0)
Ex-regular7 (2.3)11 (3.8)16 (6.3)12 (6.3)5 (5.0)2 (5.0)
Current8 (2.6)14 (4.8)9 (3.5)20 (10.6)19 (19.0)5 (12.5)
AUDIT scoreNegative (0–7)137 (46.9)113 (40.4)159 (64.1)60 (32.8)29 (30.5)20 (52.6)
Hazardous (8–15)128 (43.8)120 (42.9)84 (33.9)71 (38.8)43 (45.3)16 (42.1)
Harmful (16–19)16 (5.5)25 (8.9)2 (0.8)22 (12.0)13 (13.7)1 (2.6)
Dependence (20–40)11 (3.8)22 (7.9)3 (1.2)30 (16.4)10 (10.5)1 (2.6)
Positive (8–40)155 (53.1)167 (59.6)89 (35.9)123 (67.2)66 (69.5)18 (47.4)
  • AUDIT, Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test.