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Self-reported alcohol consumption among high school students in France. Epidemiological approach of the alcoholisation process and its evolution.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3878275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Very few data are available concerning alcohol consumption among adolescents in France. Three epidemiological surveys carried out by INSERM (Unit 185), focused on the evolution of drinking behaviour patterns among high school students. Consumption trends from 1971 to 1984 were studied: daily wine consumption fell by one-third between these periods; daily beer consumption remained steady; regular hard liquor use fell by about 50% between 1971 and 1978 but showed a marked increase thereafter. The experience of drunkeness increased very significantly among young people, especially among girls. It seems that alcohol consumption became of a more addictive type recently.
M Choquet; S Ledoux
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Drug and alcohol dependence     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0376-8716     ISO Abbreviation:  Drug Alcohol Depend     Publication Date:  1985 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-10     Completed Date:  1986-02-10     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513587     Medline TA:  Drug Alcohol Depend     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Alcohol Drinking*
Alcoholic Beverages
Alcoholic Intoxication / epidemiology
Alcoholism / epidemiology*
Cross-Sectional Studies
Sex Factors
Social Class
Social Environment

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