Changes in American drinking patterns and problems, 1967-1984.

  title={Changes in American drinking patterns and problems, 1967-1984.},
  author={Michael E Hilton and William B Clark},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  volume={48 6},
Data from a 1984 general population survey of drinking practices and problems in the United States are compared with those from identically worded items in a 1967 survey. Results indicate that beverage preference changed between 1967 and 1984. Americans consumed more wine and beer but fewer distilled spirits in 1984. However, the volume of drinks consumed did not change significantly. There were few significant differences in drinking patterns with the exception of a small increase in the… CONTINUE READING