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Why Would you Drink and Drive?

Pauline Gulliver

New Zealand teenagers and young adults are over represented in motor vehicle injury and death statistics. It is important to investigate what influences the development of dangerous driving behaviours. Drink-driving is one of the most prevalent causes of road accidents. This lesson investigates the different factors that may influence drink-driving in New Zealand youth.


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The file YouthAccidentData.xls has the data associated with this video. The file YouthAccidentDictionary.pdf describes each of the variables.

If you have access to GenStat, you can go through the lesson YouthAccident-GenStat.pdf
Data formatted for GenStat is available as Youth Accidents.gsh. Save this file to your computer and use it with the above exercise.

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2: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Otago