How universal are social influences to drink and problem behaviors for alcohol use? A test comparing urban African-American and Caribbean-American adolescents.

@article{Epstein2002HowUA,
  title={How universal are social influences to drink and problem behaviors for alcohol use? A test comparing urban African-American and Caribbean-American adolescents.},
  author={Jennifer A. Epstein and Christopher J. Williams and Gilbert J. Botvin},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={75-86}
}
The purpose of this study is to test specifically which social influences and which problem behaviors predict drinking among a sample of African-American and Caribbean-American black adolescents residing in New York City. A total of 3212 African-American or Caribbean-American seventh graders completed questionnaires assessing their alcohol use, demographic… CONTINUE READING