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NCJ Number: 250057 Find in a Library
Title: Temporal Association Between Energy Drink and Alcohol Use Among Adolescents: A Short Communication
Journal: Drug and Alcohol Dependence  Volume:158  Dated:January 2016  Pages:164-166
Author(s): H. J. Choi; C. Wolford-Clevenger
Date Published: January 2016
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 2012-WG-BX-0005
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description; Report (Grant Sponsored); Report (Study/Research); Research (Applied/Empirical)
Format: Article; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This study examined the temporal relationship between energy drink and alcohol use among adolescents, using data collected from adolescents attending public high schools in two waves (n = 894).
Abstract: Path analysis indicated that energy drink use at baseline was positively associated with the number of drinking days but not binge drinking or average drinks per drinking day over the past 30 days at follow-up. This relationship remained when controlling for race, age, gender, previous alcohol use, and impulsivity. The study recommends that alcohol-use prevention efforts consider the use of energy drinks as a risk factor for adolescent alcohol use. (Publisher abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Juvenile Risk Factors
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse prevention; Alcoholic beverage consumption; Alcoholic beverages; Juvenile drug use; NIJ grant-related documents; NIJ Resources
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