Using calculations to estimate blood alcohol concentrations for naturally occurring drinking episodes: a validity study.

@article{Hustad2005UsingCT,
  title={Using calculations to estimate blood alcohol concentrations for naturally occurring drinking episodes: a validity study.},
  author={John T P Hustad and Kate B Carey},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  year={2005},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={130-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to determine the accuracy of retrospective estimated blood alcohol concentrations (eBACs) for re-creating intoxication resulting from a naturally occurring drinking event. This study identified five eBAC equations, applied them to self-report data and compared the results to actual blood alcohol concentration obtained by a breath test. METHOD A convenience sample of 109 drinkers was recruited near drinking establishments and asked to provide breath… CONTINUE READING