Category Archives: Alcohol Consumption

Trends in U.S. Women’s Binge Drinking in Middle Adulthood by Socioeconomic Status, 2006-2018

Cluster members Sarah McKetta and Katherine Keyes recently published research regarding national trends in binge drinking among women in the mid-life. Multiple national surveys have found that women in the mid-life (~30-49) have dramatically increased binge drinking in recent years. … Continue reading

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Heavy and binge alcohol drinking and parenting status in the United States from 2006 to 2018

Social and Spatial Epidemiology Unit members Sarah McKetta and Katherine Keyes recently published research in PloS Medicine regarding national trends in binge and heavy drinking. A wave of recent media attention has raised alarms that women with children are drinking … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Health Effects: Does The Way We Define “Neighborhood” Alter the Effect?

There are many different ways that aspects of the social and physical environment can affect a person’s health. For example, body mass index and chronic disease are associated with the walkability of the area where a person lives. Spending more … Continue reading

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