Social Network Analysis of Peer Effects on Binge Drinking among U.S. Adolescents

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Adolescent binge drinking is a public health challenge. The study analyzes data from Add Health, a longitudinal survey of seventh through eleventh grade students enrolled between 1995 and 1996. A stochastic actor-based model simulates the co-evolution of binge drinking and friendship connections. Selection effects play a significant role in the creation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37210-0_14

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