Social context, perceived norms and drinking behavior in young people.

@article{Thombs1997SocialCP,
  title={Social context, perceived norms and drinking behavior in young people.},
  author={Dennis L. Thombs and B J Wolcott and L G Farkash},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse},
  year={1997},
  volume={9},
  pages={257-67}
}
An anonymous questionnaire was administered to 1,283 middle school/high school students and 930 college students. The students responded to instruments assessing social context of drinking, perceived norms of drinking, alcohol use intensity, and frequencies of impaired driving (DWI) and riding with an impaired driver (RWID). Canonical correlation analyses revealed that in middle school/high school students, there are discernable patterns of association between social context, perceived norm and… CONTINUE READING