Drug Ed Test 3

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Drug Ed Test #3 Textbook information Chapter 6 – Alcohol Alcohol and Society - a strong relationship has been found between trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and  alcohol abuse - alcoholism is a factor is 25% of all hospital admissions - the leading cause of death for Americans 5-34 years of age is traffic accidents - males are almost twice as likely as females to be involved in alcohol-related fatal car crashes - alcohol related traffic fatalities declined from 52.2% in 1986 to 29% in 1996 - the state with the lowest alcohol-related fatality rate was Utah, and New York had the highest  rate - whites, unemployed persons, those without a high school diploma, and smokers were more  likely to drive under the influence of alcohol - patrons are more likely to use taxi vouchers if the workers at the bar promote them - it is estimated that raising the drinking age to 21 has reduced fatalities involving 18-20 year old  drivers by 13% alcohol affects the driver in many ways: - process information more slowly - more likely to look at the center of their visual field and not sure their peripheral  vision - less able to attend to multiple sources of information
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course EDHL 3534 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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