Wednesday, June 26, 2013

US kids start taking first sips of alcohol by age 8

Business Standard, June 24, 2013

"Over half of children in the US have tried sipping or tasting alcohol by age 11, a shocking new study has revealed.
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh collected data from 452 children in one Pennsylvania county each year from ages 8 and a half through 18. The children were asked how old they were when they first sipped or tasted alcohol, had a drink, had three or more drinks in a row, or were drunk." Read More

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