Youth who drink before the age of 15 are _________ times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than if they wait until they are 21 years old.
The answer is B. 4 Youth who drink before age 15 are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than those who begin drinking at age 21. [ (NIAAA, 1997)
An early age of drinking onset is associated with alcohol-related violence not only among persons under age 21 but among adults as well. (Hingson et al, October 2001)
Research continues to show that young drivers are more often
involved in alcohol-related collisions than any other comparable age group (NHTSA, 2001). ]
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