Binge drinking among U.S. active-duty military personnel.

  title={Binge drinking among U.S. active-duty military personnel.},
  author={Mandy A Stahre and Robert D. Brewer and Vincent P. Fonseca and Timothy S Naimi},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={36 3},
BACKGROUND Binge drinking (drinking on a single occasion >or=5 drinks for men or >or=4 drinks for women) is a common risk behavior among U.S. adults that is associated with many adverse health and social consequences. However, little is known about binge drinking among active-duty military personnel (ADMP). The objectives of this study were to quantify episodes of binge drinking, to characterize ADMP who binge-drink, and to examine the relationship between binge drinking and related harms… CONTINUE READING

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