Accuracy of drinking behavior recall: Comparing late night BAC by breath analysis to estimated BAC from linked survey responses in a residential college environment
Learning Areas:Basic medical science applied in public health
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe sources of error in alcohol breath analysis (BAC) measurements. Describe methods of blood alcohol concentration estimation (eBAC) from survey data. Describe patterns of error in reporting personal drinking behavior. Discuss accuracy of reporting drinking behavior late at night in a collegiate environment.
Keyword(s): Alcohol Use, College Students
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am co-director of the HWS Alcohol Education Project and have been PI on multiple federally funded grants focusing on implementation and assessment of alcohol abuse prevention in collegiate environments. I am director of a multi-year research program of double-blind late night blood alcohol assessment by breath analysis in a collegiate environment. I am author of several publications in this area.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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