Drinking patterns of older Americans: National Health Interview Surveys, 1997-2001.

@article{Breslow2004DrinkingPO,
  title={Drinking patterns of older Americans: National Health Interview Surveys, 1997-2001.},
  author={Rosalind Breslow and Barbara A. Smothers},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  year={2004},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={232-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to estimate the quantity and frequency of alcohol consumption among current drinking Americans age 60 years and older, by gender and age. METHOD Five years (1997-2001) of cross-sectional National Health Interview Survey data were pooled. Quantity (number of drinks consumed, on average, on drinking days), frequency (number of drinking days per year) and a composite quantity-frequency measure (average number of drinks per day) were defined. Age trends… CONTINUE READING

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