Older, Impoverished African Americans are at High Risk for Binge Drinking

Binge drinking tends to be lower among African Americans and Hispanics than non-Hispanic Whites. However, among older adult populations, minority groups are at higher risk for binge drinking. This study examined whether there was a “crossover effect” – with risk increasing from low to high as a function of age and income among three U.S. populations.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/673064/?sc=c125

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