Study looks at gender gap in alcohol consumption among US youths
Researchers found that girls were more likely than boys to start drinking alcohol in midadolescence.
However, the findings in Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research, based on
2002-13 survey data involving nearly 390,000 US youths ages 12 to 24, showed that boys had
higher alcohol consumption after age 19.
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