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Megan E. Patrick

Patrick, Schulenberg et al. find binge drinking rates declined differentially across race, gender, SES

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"Binge Drinking Drops Among Teenagers" - New York Times. 07/31/2017.

A study by PSC researchers Megan Patrick and John Schulenberg and their colleagues shows declines in rates of frequent binge drinking (FBD is defined as ≥2 occasions of ≥5 drinks in a row during the past 2 weeks) among 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students sampled from 1991 to 2015 in the Monitoring the Future study. Results indicate slower declines in FBD among African American adolescents since 2007, a narrowing difference by sex, and a growing gap by SES.

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Megan E. Patrick
John E. Schulenberg

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UPI. Rates of binge drinking on college campuses on the decline: Study. 7/27/2017.

US News & World Report. Health Buzz: College Students Aren't Binge Drinking As Much, Report Says. 7/28/2017.

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