Drinking among rural youth: the dynamics of parental and peer influence.

@article{Lassey1980DrinkingAR,
  title={Drinking among rural youth: the dynamics of parental and peer influence.},
  author={M L Lassey and John E. Carlson},
  journal={The International journal of the addictions},
  year={1980},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          61-75
        }
}
The data reported here are from a study of all eighth and and twelfth grade students ih three counties of north central Idaho. Questions were administered in the classroom setting by the senior author and an assistant. At least 16% of eighth graders and 34% of twelfth graders in north central Idaho counties drink frequently. A much higher proportion drink occasionally. Drinking behavior of parents and closeness of relationship with parents are strongly related to drinking patterns. An even… CONTINUE READING