The Temporal Rhythm of Alcohol Consumption: On the Development of Young People’s Weekly Drinking Patterns

@article{Andrade2018TheTR,
  title={The Temporal Rhythm of Alcohol Consumption: On the Development of Young People’s Weekly Drinking Patterns},
  author={Stefan Bastholm Andrade},
  journal={Young},
  year={2018},
  volume={27},
  pages={225 - 244}
}
This article investigates young people’s weekly drinking patterns during late adolescence and young adulthood. The article builds a disaggregated and temporal framework to explain how young people drink on certain days. Using sequence analysis techniques on longitudinal data from a representative Danish survey, the article identifies four drinking patterns (the majority, the weekend drinkers, the weekend bingers and the heavy drinkers). Analyses of the transitions between the drinking patterns… Expand
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