The Effect of Income on Health Choices: Alcohol Use

This paper investigates the relation between household income level and individual alcohol consumption behavior. Data from Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) are tested utilizing a multinomial Logit method. The results show that alcohol consumption frequency positively correlates to income, but excessive alcohol use mostly occurs among lower income population.


Issue Date:
2013
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/143060
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/143060
Total Pages:
26




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