The effects of parental influences and respondents' norms and attitudes on black and white adult drinking patterns.

@article{Herd1994TheEO,
  title={The effects of parental influences and respondents' norms and attitudes on black and white adult drinking patterns.},
  author={Denise Herd},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse},
  year={1994},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={137-54}
}
  • Denise Herd
  • Published 1994 in Journal of substance abuse
A model predicting drinking patterns among adult respondents from parental influences and respondents' norms and attitudes was tested with data from a nationwide survey of 1,947 black and 1,777 white Americans. The results showed that relationships between parental drinking background, respondents' norms and attitudes, and respondents' drinking behavior are identical for blacks and whites. Among both groups, parental influences are indirect and have a moderate influence on the respondents… CONTINUE READING

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