Alcohol use among U.S. ethnic minorities
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in Rockville, Md .
Written in English


  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Minorities -- United States -- Alcohol use -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementeditors: Danielle Spiegler... [et al.]
SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 89-1435, Research monograph -- no. 18, Research monograph (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.)) -- no. 18
ContributionsSpiegler, Danielle, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 470 p.
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14955518M

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Drug Use Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health National Institute on Drug Abuse Division of Epidemiology, Services & Prevention Research Executive Blvd, Room Bethesda, MD Racial/ethnic differences in use of alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana: Is there a cross-over from adolescence to adulthood? Katherine M. Keyes, 1, 2 Thomas Vo, 1 Melanie Wall, 2, 3 Raul Caetano, 4, 5 Shakira F Suglia, 1 Silvia S. Martins, 1 Sandro Galea, 1 and Deborah Hasin 1, 2, 6 Alcohol Use Among U.S. Ethnic by: Dec 21,  · Statistical significant associations were found between physical aggression and alcohol and/or marijuana use. The self-report of substance use (marijuana or alcohol) and alcohol use significantly increased the likelihood of physical aggression across races/ethnicities, highest among racial/ethnic minorities (Blacks > Hispanic > Others > Whites).Cited by: Alcohol use patterns and the prevalence of alcohol-related problems vary among ethnic groups. Among the elements thought to account for these ethnic differences are social or cultural factors such as drinking norms and attitudes and, in some cases, genetic factors.