A STATISTICAL PROFILE OF MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED REEDUCATION PROGRAM

This report was to develop a profile of the alcohol involved Connecticut driver. It was derived from data on 2,000 operators who completed the state's Driving While Intoxicated Reeducation Program. The report includes personal and social characteristics, vehicle operation factors, and results of test scores. The statistical significance of the difference between the attributes of males and females in the group is examined. Additional detailed data and the statistical techniques used to arrive at the conclusions stated are indicated. Average female age is higher than male age, categories of sex and religion were statistically dependent, proportions of multiple marriages are significantly higher for females than for males. Males were more likely to have had a previous arrest at an earlier age than females. Females began drinking at a later age. A higher proportion of females owned their vehicles than males.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by Connecticut Department of Mental Health and by Connecticut State Alcohol Council.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Connecticut Department Motor Vehicles

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  • Authors:
    • Grella, F C
    • Panik, M J
  • Publication Date: 1975-6-30

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 54 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132109
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 9 1977 12:00AM