Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse Among US Immigrant Populations

Montag 29. November 2010 von htm

Abstract: The knowledge of racial and ethnic variations in alcohol abuse among US immigrants is limited. We compared the prevalence and correlates of alcohol abuse among US foreign-born versus US-natives by race-ethnicity using data from the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Alcohol abuse outcomes included clinical diagnosis, excessive drinking, and intoxication. The foreign-born respondents had lower rates of alcohol abuse than the US-born, but some variations were noted by race-ethnicity. … (Source: Alcohol Reports, 11/29/10) springerlink.com, 11/28/10

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