Incidence of alcohol use disorders among Hispanic subgroups in the USA.

@article{RosBedoya2014IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of alcohol use disorders among Hispanic subgroups in the USA.},
  author={Carlos Francisco R{\'i}os-Bedoya and Diana Freile-Salinas},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={549-56}
}
OBJECTIVE Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority group in the USA and a fairly heterogeneous group. But this heterogeneity has usually been ignored by grouping them into a single category. The objective of this study is to challenge that practice by providing alcohol use disorders (AUD) incidence and risk estimates across Hispanic subgroups. METHODS A subsample of Hispanics (n = 2371) and non-Hispanic whites (n = 7741) at risk for AUD who participated in the first and second wave of the… CONTINUE READING
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