Situational factors related to rural adolescent alcohol use.

  title={Situational factors related to rural adolescent alcohol use.},
  author={Stephen Gibbons and M L Wylie and Lennis G. Echterling and John S French},
  journal={The International journal of the addictions},
  volume={21 11},
Factors and situations associated with alcohol use in a sample of rural junior and senior high school students are examined. Much research has shown that age, gender, grade in school, religiosity, socioeconomic status, and involvement in extracurricular activities are all related to adolescent alcohol use. The present paper looks at the relationship between these factors and situations which might be conducive to drinking (e.g., driving around in a car, before going to a party, etc.) to… CONTINUE READING