3002.0 Alcohol's Burden on the Community

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session looks at the burden of alcohol on the abuser and the community from several perspectives. These include comparisons of the impact of alcohol abuse between different countries, neighborhood comparisons, abuse across the lifespan, and various types of abuse.
Session Objectives: Describe the impact of alcohol abuse on neighborhoods. Define measures of alcohol abuse. Discuss the impact of alcohol abuse across the lifespan.
Samantha Cukier, MBA, MA

8:50 AM
Reliability and validity of life-course alcohol consumption measures: The 2005 National Alcohol Survey Follow Up
Thomas K. Greenfield, PhD, Jason Bond, PhD, Madhabika Nayak, PhD, Katherine J. Karriker-Jaffe, PhD, William C. Kerr, PhD and Yu Ye, MS
9:10 AM
Age-period-cohort models in the US National Alcohol Surveys and recent heavy drinking cohorts
William C. Kerr, PhD, Thomas K. Greenfield, PhD, Jason Bond, PhD and Yu Ye, MS
9:30 AM

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

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)