Literature Review
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Initiative Description: Meta-analysis of school-based preventive interventions on adolescent alcohol use. 28 randomized controlled studies with 39,289 participants at baseline were included

Study Results: Analyses showed that the overall effect size among studies reporting continuous outcomes was small and demonstrated a favorable effect from the preventive interventions

Reference: Strøm, H., Adolfsen, F., Fossum, S., Kaiser, S., & Martinussen, M. (2014). Effectiveness of school-based preventive interventions on adolescent alcohol use: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 9(1), 48. https://doi.org/10.1186/1747-597X-9-48

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good