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Examining the Association of Tobacco Use and Binge Drinking and

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					     Binge Drinking Prevalence
   General population1                    Active Duty Military2




1. Naimi et al. JAMA 2003;289(1):70-75
2. Stahre et al AJPM 2009;36(3):208–217
  Underage Binge Drinking
Prevalence (18-20 year olds)
General Population   Active Duty Military
  Consequences of Binge Drinking

• Consequences
  – Non-combat related hospitalizations/deaths
  – Non-deployment
  – Productivity loss
  – Increase in injuries
  – Arrests for DUI
    Community-Based Strategies
• Increasing price of alcohol
• Enforcing and retaining MLDA
• Limit alcohol density surrounding bases
• Discouraging drink specials
• Alcohol-free social events and recreation
  activities
• Screening
  Alcohol-Related Disease Impact
              (ARDI)
• CDC Alcohol and Public Health homepage
  (www.cdc.gov/alcohol)
• Provides state level estimates of:
  – Alcohol-Attributable Deaths
  – Years of Potential Life Lost
  – All ages and under 21
  – Average yearly estimates from 2001-2005

				
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