Seasonal changes in alcohol consumption and related problems in Iowa, 1979-1980.

@article{Fitzgerald1984SeasonalCI,
  title={Seasonal changes in alcohol consumption and related problems in Iowa, 1979-1980.},
  author={Jan L Fitzgerald and H A Mulford},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  year={1984},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={363-8}
}
What happens to heavy-drinking and problem-drinking rates when per-capita alcohol sales (apparent consumption) increase and decrease is examined. A panel of individuals were interviewed at three 6-month intervals: winter of 1979, summer of 1979 and winter of 1980. Respondents were questioned about their drinking-related behavior in the 30 days prior to each interview. Although per-capita alcohol sales increased from winter to summer and decreased from summer to winter, heavy-drinking and… CONTINUE READING