Teenage alcohol use.

  title={Teenage alcohol use.},
  author={Thomas C. Harford},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  volume={60 7},
Approximately 39% of the in-school adolescent population of the United States can be classified as at least moderate drinkers, and as many as 28% may be problem drinkers. More adolescent boys than girls are drinkers, but the number of girls who drink is increasing, as is the number of drinkers age 13 and under. Adolescent drinking patterns are influenced by parental drinking models, peer structure, and other sociopsychologic factors. Teenagers who drink are likely to have parents and peers who… CONTINUE READING