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Teens From Wealthier Families May Drink More

(3/28/2011)

By Amy Norton
Reuters
March 14, 2011

While poverty is usually associated with greater health risks, a study published Monday suggests that young teens from middle- to higher-income families may be somewhat more likely than their less affluent peers to use alcohol.
UK researchers found that among 5,837 thirteen-year-olds, those from the poorest families were the least likely to have tried liquor.

View the full article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/14/us-teens-idUSTRE72D5O420110314


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