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Binge drinking among Brazilian students: A gradient of association with socioeconomic status in five geo-economic regions

Zila M. Sanchez, Danilo P. Locatelli, Ana R. Noto, Silvia S. Martins
ARTICLE IN PRESSG Model DAD-4502;No.ofPages 7Drug and Alcohol Dependence(2012)

Most youth experiment with alcohol, but the patterns and frequency of alcohol use in adolescence, particularly binge drinking  patterns (BD), are associated with health-related consequences. BD is defined as consuming at least four/five alcoholic drinks on one single occasion (Wechsler and Nelson, 2001) and this behavior is sometimes referred to as “heavy episodic drinking” (Kuntsche et al., 2004)


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