The role of race/ethnicity in alcohol-attributable injury in the United States.

  title={The role of race/ethnicity in alcohol-attributable injury in the United States.},
  author={Katherine M Keyes and Xianfang C. Liu and M. E. Barrera Cerda},
  journal={Epidemiologic reviews},
A substantial proportion of injuries worldwide are attributable to alcohol consumption, and US estimates indicate that the drinking patterns of racial/ethnic groups vary considerably. The authors reviewed evidence from 19 publications regarding racial/ethnic differences in overall alcohol-attributable injury as well as percent blood alcohol content positivity for injury deaths in the United States. They found that Native Americans evidence higher rates of alcohol-attributable motor vehicle… CONTINUE READING
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