ERIC Number: EJ648543
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Epidemiology of Alcohol and Other Drug Use among American College Students.
O'Malley, Patrick M.; Johnston, Lloyd D.
Journal of Studies on Alcohol. Supplement, suppl 14 p23-39 Mar 2002
Presents information on the extent of alcohol use and other drug use among college students. Alcohol rates are very high among college students, with use higher among males than females. White students are highest in heavy drinking, black students are lowest and Hispanics are intermediate. Results indicate colleges should do more to reduce heavy alcohol use among students. (Author)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Students, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Health Behavior, Higher Education, Individual Differences, Student Behavior, Student Characteristics
Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 607 Allison Rd., Piscataway, NJ 08854-8001.
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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