drinking

Summary of report that explores the links between young people’s interethnic friendships and their drinking patterns and behaviours.

Report that explores the links between young people’s interethnic friendships and their drinking patterns and behaviours.

This report investigates the onset and development of drinking behaviours within teenage friendship groups.

Using social network data from the Belfast Youth Development Study, the study identified and sampled eight relatively stable friendship groups covering a mix of social class, gender and type of education. Report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in February 2011. Summary of report also available.