Heritability of DUI convictions: a twin study of driving under the influence of alcohol.

@article{Anum2014HeritabilityOD,
  title={Heritability of DUI convictions: a twin study of driving under the influence of alcohol.},
  author={Emmanuel A. Anum and Judy L. Silberg and Sheldon M. Retchin},
  journal={Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          10-5
        }
}
  • Emmanuel A. Anum, Judy L. Silberg, Sheldon M. Retchin
  • Published in
    Twin research and human…
    2014
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND The study was undertaken to assess the relative contributions of genetic and environmental influences on drunk-driving. METHODS Driving records of a cohort of male and female twins (N = 17,360) from the Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry were examined. Structural equation models were used to estimate the magnitude of genetic and environmental effects on male and female phenotypes, and test for gender differences. RESULTS There were significant gender and age effects. Compared with… CONTINUE READING

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