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Use Of Heavier Drinking Contexts Among Heterosexuals, Homosexuals And Bisexuals: Results From A National Household Probability Survey., K Trocki, Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik Jan 2005

Use Of Heavier Drinking Contexts Among Heterosexuals, Homosexuals And Bisexuals: Results From A National Household Probability Survey., K Trocki, Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik

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Objective: Extensive use of specific social contexts (bars and parties, for instance) by homosexuals and bisexuals is thought to be a factor in the higher rates of drinking among these groups. However, much of the empirical evidence behind these assumptions has been based on studies with methodological or sampling shortcomings. This article examines the epidemiological patterns of alcohol contexts in relation to sexual identity, using a large, national, probability population survey. Method: We used the 2000 National Alcohol Survey for these analyses. The prevalence of spending leisure time in each of two social contexts (bars and parties) that are associated ...


Use Of Heavier Drinking Contexts Among Heterosexuals, Homosexuals And Bisexuals: Results From A National Household Probability Survey., K Trocki, Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik Dec 2004

Use Of Heavier Drinking Contexts Among Heterosexuals, Homosexuals And Bisexuals: Results From A National Household Probability Survey., K Trocki, Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik

Laurie A. Drabble

Objective: Extensive use of specific social contexts (bars and parties, for instance) by homosexuals and bisexuals is thought to be a factor in the higher rates of drinking among these groups. However, much of the empirical evidence behind these assumptions has been based on studies with methodological or sampling shortcomings. This article examines the epidemiological patterns of alcohol contexts in relation to sexual identity, using a large, national, probability population survey. Method: We used the 2000 National Alcohol Survey for these analyses. The prevalence of spending leisure time in each of two social contexts (bars and parties) that are associated ...