Estimates of US children exposed to alcohol abuse and dependence in the family.

@article{Grant2000EstimatesOU,
  title={Estimates of US children exposed to alcohol abuse and dependence in the family.},
  author={Bridget F. Grant},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={112-5}
}
OBJECTIVES This study sought to provide direct estimates of the number of US children younger than 18 years who are exposed to alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence in the family. METHODS Data were derived from the National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey. RESULTS Approximately 1 in 4 children younger than 18 years in the United States is exposed to alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence in the family. CONCLUSIONS There is a need for approaches that integrate systems of services to… CONTINUE READING