Early life socio-economic position and later alcohol use: birth cohort study

  title={Early life socio-economic position and later alcohol use: birth cohort study},
  author={Roberto Melotti and Glyn Lewis and Matthew Hickman and Jon Heron and Ricardo Araya and John Macleod},
AIMS To investigate associations between socio-economic position in early life and later alcohol use and problem use among male and female adolescents. DESIGN Birth cohort study. SETTING South West England. PARTICIPANTS A total of 2711 girls and 2379 boys with one or more measures of alcohol use or problem use at age 15 years. MEASUREMENTS Exposure measures were highest parental social class, maternal education and household disposable income (all maternal self-report before school-age… CONTINUE READING
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