A Pilot Survey of Aquatic Activities and Related Consumption of Alcohol, with Implications for Drowning
UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: Association of Schools of Public Health
The investigators considered the relationship between participation in aquatic activities and the consumption of alcohol, with their implications for the risk of drowning. In a telephone survey with random-digit dialing, interviewers asked Massachusetts residents ages 20 years and older how often they engaged in variousmaquatic activities, in what settings, and how often they drank alcohol in connection with participation in aquatic activities.
JOURNAL / PUBLICATION
79% Men participated in aquatic activities in 1988
72% of women participated