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New Data on the Epidemiology of Adult Drinking and Substance Use Among American Indians of the Northern States: Male and Female Data on Prevalence, Patterns, and Consequences

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This article provides a complete epidemiology of alcohol and other substance use in a random sample of four American Indian tribes in the northern U.S. The quantity, frequency, and variability of use is described. Note: This course consists of pages 1-26 of the journal article.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, New Data on the Epidemiology of Adult Drinking and Substance Use Among American Indians of the Northern States: Male and Female Data on Prevalence, Patterns, and Consequences created by Philip A. May, Ph.D. and J. Phillip Gossage, Ph.D.


American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (journal)

Publication Date:

Volume 10, Number 2, 2001

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Philip A. May, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology and Research Scientist Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions at The University of New Mexico.
J. Phillip Gossage, Ph.D.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is for all health care practitioners who work with clients who seek information on epidemiology of adult drinking and substance use among American Indians . It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. identify the quantity, frequency, and variability of alcohol and other substance use among members of four tribes from the northern U.S.
  2. identify ways that this data may challenge some stereotypes regarding alcohol use patterns of American Indians.

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Course Number 100684
2 CE credit hours
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