Occupation as an independent risk factor for binge drinking.

  title={Occupation as an independent risk factor for binge drinking.},
  author={Andrew James Barnes and E Richard Brown},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  volume={39 2},
BACKGROUND Understanding associations between binge drinking and occupation is important from economic and public health perspectives. OBJECTIVE While unadjusted differences in binge drinking by occupation have been reported previously, this study tests these differences after adjusting for important common determinants. METHODS To assess the relationship between occupation and binge drinking after adjusting for worker characteristics, a probit model was fit to data from 29,785 working-age… CONTINUE READING