TITLE

AGE OF DRINKING ONSET AND ALCOHOL-RELATED CRASH INVOLVEMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Hingson, Ralph; Winter, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2003, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents data from the 1992 National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey (NLAES) which shows evidence about the relationship between age of drinking onset and alcohol-related crash involvement in the U.S. Alcohol dependence of those who began drinking regularly before age 14; Likelihood of drunk driving in younger people; Impact of raising the minimum legal drinking age to 21.
ACCESSION #
11693425

 

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