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Reports Of Alcohol Consumption And Alcohol-Related Problems Among Homosexual, Bisexual And Heterosexual Respondents: Results From The 2000 National Alcohol Survey, Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik, K Trocki Jan 2005

Reports Of Alcohol Consumption And Alcohol-Related Problems Among Homosexual, Bisexual And Heterosexual Respondents: Results From The 2000 National Alcohol Survey, Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik, K Trocki

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Objective: Few population-based studies have explored differences in alcohol consumption by sexual orientation. This study examined the prevalence of abstinence, drinking, heavier drinking, alcohol-related problems, alcohol dependence and help-seeking among homosexual and bisexual women and men compared with heterosexuals. Method: Data are from the 2000 National Alcohol Survey, a national population-based survey of adults (N = 7,612), a Random Digit Dialing telephone survey of all 50 states of the United States and Washington, DC. Four categories of sexual orientation were created using questions on both sexual orientation self-identification and behavior: homosexual identified, bisexual identified, heterosexual identified with same sex partners ...


Reports Of Alcohol Consumption And Alcohol-Related Problems Among Homosexual, Bisexual And Heterosexual Respondents: Results From The 2000 National Alcohol Survey., Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik, K Trocki Dec 2004

Reports Of Alcohol Consumption And Alcohol-Related Problems Among Homosexual, Bisexual And Heterosexual Respondents: Results From The 2000 National Alcohol Survey., Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik, K Trocki

Laurie A. Drabble

Objective: Few population-based studies have explored differences in alcohol consumption by sexual orientation. This study examined the prevalence of abstinence, drinking, heavier drinking, alcohol-related problems, alcohol dependence and help-seeking among homosexual and bisexual women and men compared with heterosexuals. Method: Data are from the 2000 National Alcohol Survey, a national population-based survey of adults (N = 7,612), a Random Digit Dialing telephone survey of all 50 states of the United States and Washington, DC. Four categories of sexual orientation were created using questions on both sexual orientation self-identification and behavior: homosexual identified, bisexual identified, heterosexual identified with same sex partners ...