A spatial analysis of student binge drinking, alcohol-outlet density, and social disadvantages.

  title={A spatial analysis of student binge drinking, alcohol-outlet density, and social disadvantages.},
  author={Celia C. Lo and Joe Weber and T. C. Cheng},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  volume={22 4},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES This paper examined whether and how student binge drinking at the individual level was influenced by population disadvantages, community instability, alcohol-outlet density, and protective factors generated by community and school. METHODS We used a dataset collected in 2002 by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, with additional materials generated by the 2000 Census and from the Alabama State Department of Education. School-catchments were employed as… CONTINUE READING


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