Transition from alcohol to other drugs among adolescents in Taiwan: the first drinking context matters.

@article{Chen2008TransitionFA,
  title={Transition from alcohol to other drugs among adolescents in Taiwan: the first drinking context matters.},
  author={Chuan-Yu Chen and Gung-Mong Tang and Su-Ling Huang and Ching-Mei Lee and Chih-Yin Lew-Ting and Chuhsing Kate Hsiao and Duan-Rung Chen and Wei J Chen},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2008},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={
          378-87
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the extent to which youthful alcohol consumption and the initiation of tobacco, betel nut, and other illegal drugs may differ by their first drinking context in Taiwan-a society with social norms that are more tolerant of underage drinking. METHOD In 2004, in a nationally representative sample of 11,943 school-attending youth ages 15-18, information pertaining to sociodemographic characteristics, problem behaviors, lifetime experiences of alcohol, tobacco, betel… CONTINUE READING

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