3000.0 Alcohol Epidemiology: Special Populations and Groups

Monday, November 8, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to provide epidemiologic perspectives regarding alcohol consumption. By understanding these perspectives, effective interventions can be designed to reduce the risk of problem drinking.
Session Objectives: Describe the epidemiology of alcohol consumption from a geographic perspective Describe the epidemiology of alcohol consumption from a racial/ethnic perspective

Cohort differences in long-term patterns of change in alcohol consumption
Benjamin Shaw, PhD, Neal Krause, PhD, Jersey Liang, PhD and Kelly McGeever
Race and sex differences in age at drinking onset and development of alcohol dependence
Anika A. H. Alvanzo, MD, MS, Carla L. Storr, MPH, ScD, Lareina La Flair, MPH, Kerry M. Green, PhD and Rosa Crum, MD MHS
Determinants of alcohol dependence in a racially diverse sample of young men
Monica Gaughan, PhD, Dionne C. Godette, PhD and Tiffany L. Fowles, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)