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Underage Alcohol Use: Findings From the 2002-2006 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health

Pemberton, R., Colliver, J., Robbins, T., Gfroerer, J.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Date Published: 
June, 2008

This report analyzes the results of a survey of persons age 12-20 and the nature and scope of their drinking behavior as well as the social conditions under which they drank. It analyzes trends in use by age, gender, race/ethnicity, income, and geography. It also looks at characteristics of recent drinking episodes, dependence or abuse, and association with parent alcohol abuse.