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Monday, June 10, 2013

Investigating Parental Monitoring, School And Family Influences On

Key findings

Children whose parents exert greater control over their free time activities tend to drink less frequently.  Early control has a lasting influence on alcohol use

Higher rates of drinking in early adolescence leads to reduced levels of parent-controlled boundaries and limits at home

Being in a school with a higher proportion of frequent drinkers is a risk factor for frequent drinking

Girls who attend single-sex post-primary schools tend to drink more than pupils attending co-educational schools or male-only schools
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