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ERIC Number: EJ018715
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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A Comparison of the Drinking Behavior of Delinquent Youth Versus Non-Delinquent Youth in the States of Idaho and Utah
Pearce, Janice; Garrett, H. Dean
J Sch Health, 40, 3, 131-135, 70 Mar
Definite differences in drinking behavior were shown to exist between the delinquent and non-delinquent populations of this study: (1) A larger percentage of the delinquent group drank alcoholic beverages; (2) delinquent girls drank as frequently as delinquent boys, while non-delinquent girls who drank reported they did so less frequently than non-delinquent boys or delinquent girls; (3) the delinquent group began drinking at an earlier age; (4) delinquents were arrested for drinking more frequently than non-delinquents; (5) drinking di
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Delinquency
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