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Alcoholism Sourcebook, Third Edition In addition, the results of ethnic group comparisons may not be consistent across the life cycle. For example, in 2000, Muthen and Muthen observed that gender and ethnicity effects related to alcohol consumption patterns among individuals in their twenties did not follow the same trajectory as for individuals in their thirties. Furthermore, American Indian experiences may vary tremendously depending on where they reside during different periods of their lives—in large urban centers, rural areas, within reservation areas, or as youths living in boarding schools.

Almost half have had clinical depression, and 20% have had bipolar disorder. Most of these individuals smoked cigarettes, and nearly one in five had problems with cocaine and marijuana use. Only 25% ever sought treatment for their problem drinking. S. alcoholics. This group is comprised mostly of middle-aged individuals who had early onset of drinking and alcohol problems with high rates of antisocial personality disorder and criminality. Almost 80% come from families with multigenerational alcoholism.

This chapter is excerpted from “Quick Stats: Binge Drinking,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), August 6, 2008; and includes excerpts from “2008 National Health Interview Survey,” CDC, 2009. 23 (c) 2011 Omnigraphics, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BOUTOFTHEALCOHOLCONSUMEDBYADULTSINTHE5NITED States is in the form of binge drinks. s 4HEPROPORTIONOFCURRENTDRINKERSTHATBINGEISHIGHESTINTHE 18- to 20-year-old group (51%). EUROLOGICALDAMAGE s 3EXUALDYSFUNCTION s 0OORCONTROLOFDIABETES Evidence-based interventions to prevent binge drinking and related harms include the following: s )NCREASINGALCOHOLICBEVERAGECOSTSANDEXCISETAXES s ,IMITINGTHENUMBEROFRETAILALCOHOLOUTLETSTHATSELLALCOHOLIC beverages in a given area s #ONSISTENTENFORCEMENTOFLAWSAGAINSTUNDERAGEDRINKINGAND alcohol-impaired driving s 3CREENINGANDCOUNSELINGFORALCOHOLMISUSE Alcohol Consumption Information from the National Health Interview Survey s 4HEPERCENTAGEOFADULTSWHOHADlVEORMOREDRINKSINONEDAY at least once in 2008 was similar for men aged 18–24 years and 25–44 years and lower among men in older age groups.

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