Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use among Young Adults Prior to Entering the Military

@article{Ames2002AlcoholTA,
  title={Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use among Young Adults Prior to Entering the Military},
  author={Genevieve M. Ames and Carol B. Cunradi and Roland S Moore},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={135-144}
}
This study examined the prevalence and correlates of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use among military recruits prior to enlistment. As part of a 5-year longitudinal study, a baseline survey was conducted with 2,002 Naval recruits. Despite being overwhelmingly underage, 75% of recruits consumed alcohol in the year before enlistment, and 26% had engaged in heavy drinking. About half had used tobacco, and 31% had used drugs. Multivariate logistic regression analysis revealed that although men were… CONTINUE READING
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