Prevalence and patterns of alcohol consumption and health-risk behaviors among high school students in Thailand.

@article{Assanangkornchai2009PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and patterns of alcohol consumption and health-risk behaviors among high school students in Thailand.},
  author={Sawitri Assanangkornchai and Anocha Mukthong and Tanomsri Intanont},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 12},
  pages={2037-46}
}
BACKGROUND Underage drinking is a significant social and public health problem in Thailand. We report the prevalence and patterns of alcohol consumption and associated health-risk behaviors using data from a 2007-2008 national school survey. METHOD A cross-sectional survey using a self-administered questionnaire was conducted among 50,033 high school and vocational college students from 201 schools in 40 provinces between December 2007 and February 2008. RESULTS The prevalence rates of past… CONTINUE READING

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