Exposure to Alcohol Use in Motion Pictures and Teen Drinking in Latin America.

@article{Mejia2016ExposureTA,
  title={Exposure to Alcohol Use in Motion Pictures and Teen Drinking in Latin America.},
  author={Raul Mejia and Adriana Alicia P{\'e}rez and Erika Nayeli Abad-Vivero and Christy L Kollath-Cattano and Inti Barrientos-Gut{\'i}errez and James F. Thrasher and James Sargent},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2016},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={631-7}
}
BACKGROUND Our objective was to assess whether exposure to alcohol use in films (AUF) is associated with alcohol use susceptibility, current alcohol use, and binge drinking in adolescents from 2 Latin American countries. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional study with 13,295 middle school students from public and private schools in Mexico and Argentina. Exposure to alcohol use in over 400 contemporary top box office films in each country was estimated using previously validated methods… CONTINUE READING
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