Category Archives: Alcohol

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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Mental illness, drinking, and the social division and structure of labor in the United States: 2003-2015

New research by Seth Prins, Sarah McKetta, Jonathan Platt, Carles Muntaner, Kerry Keyes, and Lisa Bates shows the ways that the social division and structure of labor are associated with mental illness and drinking.  Their work was published online in … Continue reading

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Agent Based Model of Alcohol Taxation and Rates of Violent Victimization

Kerry Keyes and colleagues recently published the results of an agent-based modeling simulation of the effects of alcohol taxation on alcohol consumption and non-fatal violent victimization and homicide in New York City.  The team simulated six examples of taxation interventions and … Continue reading

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