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obtaining available data for adolescent alcohol use

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As you locate your own sources, an interesting, recent article is found at:

Teenage Wasteland. (2011). Time, 178(2), 19. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

This study shows how prevalent the problem is for teen in terms of substance use/abuse:
Alcohol 75%
Cigarettes 46%
Marijuana 37%
Prescription drugs 15%
Have Tried All 65%

Another article specifies its target audience to include college teens:

Abar, C., & Turrisi, R. (2008). How important are parents during the college years? A longitudinal perspective of indirect influences parents yield on their college teens' alcohol use. Addictive Behaviors, 33(10), 1360-1368.

This article investigates how drinking tendencies in freshman and upperclassmen are often the indirect influence from their parents. It assesses "the relationship between parenting characteristics and alcohol use in a longitudinal college sample." The article's findings suggest reveal that even "at this late stage of ...

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This solution thoroughly demonstrates available data to assess adolescents' alcohol use.