We have a new website go to gov.scot

Underage Drinking and the Illegal Purchase of Alcohol

DescriptionA report on under age drinking behaviour of young people and the extent to which alcohol is purchased illegally in this age group. Part of Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime.
ISBN0 7559 3512 8
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateFebruary 17, 2003

Listen

social research logo

2003

UNDERAGE DRINKING AND THE ILLEGAL PURCHASE OF ALCOHOL


PAUL BRADSHAW
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

This document is also available in pdf format (388k)
CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION
2. KEY FINDINGS
3. BACKGROUND AND METHODS
4. FINDINGS
Alcohol Consumption Among Young People
Gender Differences in Alcohol Consumption
Illegal Purchase of Alcohol
Gender Differences in Purchase of Alcohol
Adverse Effects of Drinking Alcohol
5. ALCOHOL AND DELINQUENCY
6. CONCLUSION

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

Further copies of this report are available priced 5.00. Cheques should be made payable to The Stationery Office Ltd and addressed to:

The Stationery Office
71 Lothian Road
Edinburgh
EH3 9AZ
Tel: 0870 606 5566
Fax: 0870 606 5588