Underage Alcohol Use:
Findings from the 2002-2006 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health

Table of Contents

Cover

List of Tables

List of Figures

Highlights

1. Introduction
     1.1. Background
     1.2. General Information about NSDUH
     1.3. Measures of Alcohol Use and Disorders
     1.4. New Alcohol Use Items in the 2006 NSDUH
     1.5. Measures of Demographic and Geographic Characteristics
     1.6. Organization of This Report

2. Trends in Underage Drinking: 2002-2006
     2.1. Overall Trends
     2.2. Trends, by Age
     2.3. Trends, by Gender

3. Patterns of Underage Alcohol Use and Disorders: 2002-2006
     3.1. Alcohol Use
          3.1.1. Age
          3.1.2. Gender
          3.1.3. Race/Ethnicity
          3.1.4. Gender, by Age Group
          3.1.5. Race/Ethnicity, by Age Group
          3.1.6. Income Level
          3.1.7. County Type
          3.1.8. Demographic Differences within County Type
          3.1.9. Geographic Regions
          3.1.10. States
     3.2. Alcohol Dependence or Abuse
          3.2.1. Age
          3.2.2. Gender
          3.2.3. Race/Ethnicity
          3.2.4. Gender, by Age Group
          3.2.5. Race/Ethnicity, by Age Group
          3.2.6. Income Level
          3.2.7. County Type
          3.2.8. Demographic Differences within County Type
          3.2.9. Geographic Regions
          3.2.10. States
     3.3. Association of Underage Drinking and Parental Alcohol Use
          3.3.1. Alcohol Use
          3.3.2. Dependence or Abuse in the Past Year
     3.4. Summary

4. Characteristics of Recent Drinking Episodes
     4.1. Social Context of Alcohol Use
          4.1.1. Age
          4.1.2. Gender
     4.2. Location of Alcohol Use
          4.2.1. Age
          4.2.2. Gender
     4.3. Sources of Alcohol among Underage Drinkers
          4.3.1. Age
          4.3.2. Gender
     4.4. Use of Illicit Drugs with Alcohol
          4.4.1. Age
          4.4.2. Gender
     4.5. Summary

References

Appendix

A. Description of the Surveys

B. Statistical Methods and Measurement

C. Statistical Tables

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