Consistency of Drinker Status Over Time: Drinking Patterns of Ex-Drinkers Who Describe Themselves as Lifetime Abstainers.

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Summary of "Consistency of Drinker Status Over Time: Drinking Patterns of Ex-Drinkers Who Describe Themselves as Lifetime Abstainers."

Misclassification of self-reported lifetime abstainers from alcohol has been shown to bias studies that examine the long-term health effects of alcohol, notably the health benefits from moderate drinking. This article uses 16 waves of longitudinal data to examine the consistency of self-reported drinker status.


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Name: Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs
ISSN: 1938-4114
Pages: 552-556


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