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Alcohol-related social disorder and rural youth: part 1 - victims

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 140

Paul Williams
ISBN 0 642 24143 0 ISSN 0817-8542
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, December 1999

Abstract

The data presented in this paper reports alcohol related social disorder between 1993 and 1998 among young persons aged 14-19 and 20-24 years living in rural areas of Australia. Rates of alcohol related social disorder in these age groups in rural areas are compared with rates for older rural Australians and with rates in metropolitan areas.