R Hingson

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnitude of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity among U.S. college students ages 18-24
    Ralph W Hingson
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:136-44. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Age of drinking onset, driving after drinking, and involvement in alcohol related motor-vehicle crashes
    Ralph Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department TW2, MA 02128, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 34:85-92. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Age of drinking onset and involvement in physical fights after drinking
    R Hingson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 108:872-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Early age of first drunkenness as a factor in college students' unplanned and unprotected sex attributable to drinking
    Ralph Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 111:34-41. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Age of drinking onset and unintentional injury involvement after drinking
    R W Hingson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    JAMA 284:1527-33. 2000
  6. pmc Effects of recent 0.08% legal blood alcohol limits on fatal crash involvement
    R Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, MA 02118, USA
    Inj Prev 6:109-14. 2000
  7. pmc Effects of Maine's 0.05% legal blood alcohol level for drivers with DWI convictions
    R Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    Public Health Rep 113:440-6. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Age of first intoxication, heavy drinking, driving after drinking and risk of unintentional injury among U.S. college students
    Ralph Hingson
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, T2W, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:23-31. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Underage drinking: frequency, consequences, and interventions
    Ralph W Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:228-36. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Magnitude of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity among U.S. college students ages 18-24: changes from 1998 to 2001
    Ralph Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:259-79. 2005

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnitude of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity among U.S. college students ages 18-24
    Ralph W Hingson
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:136-44. 2002
    ..This report estimates the numbers of 18-24 year old United States college students who annually experience alcohol-related deaths, injuries and other health problems...
  2. ncbi request reprint Age of drinking onset, driving after drinking, and involvement in alcohol related motor-vehicle crashes
    Ralph Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department TW2, MA 02128, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 34:85-92. 2002
    ..The traffic safety benefits of delaying drinking may extend well beyond the legal drinking age of 21...
  3. ncbi request reprint Age of drinking onset and involvement in physical fights after drinking
    R Hingson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 108:872-7. 2001
    ..To explore whether people who start drinking at an early age are more likely to have been in physical fights after drinking, independent of respondent history of alcohol dependence and frequency of heavy drinking...
  4. ncbi request reprint Early age of first drunkenness as a factor in college students' unplanned and unprotected sex attributable to drinking
    Ralph Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 111:34-41. 2003
    ..This study explores whether first getting drunk at a younger age is associated with a greater likelihood of college students reporting that they had unplanned or unprotected sexual intercourse because of their drinking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Age of drinking onset and unintentional injury involvement after drinking
    R W Hingson
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    JAMA 284:1527-33. 2000
    ..Onset of drinking at an early age has been found to be associated with alcohol dependence, but whether early-onset drinking increases risk for unintentional injury while drinking is unknown...
  6. pmc Effects of recent 0.08% legal blood alcohol limits on fatal crash involvement
    R Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, MA 02118, USA
    Inj Prev 6:109-14. 2000
    ..This study assessed whether states that lowered legal blood alcohol limits from 0.10% to 0.08% in 1993 and 1994 experienced post-law reductions in alcohol related fatal crashes...
  7. pmc Effects of Maine's 0.05% legal blood alcohol level for drivers with DWI convictions
    R Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
    Public Health Rep 113:440-6. 1998
    ..To determine whether a Maine law lowering the legal blood alcohol limit (BAL) from 0.10% to 0.05% for people convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI) reduced the involvement of this group in fatal crashes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Age of first intoxication, heavy drinking, driving after drinking and risk of unintentional injury among U.S. college students
    Ralph Hingson
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, T2W, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:23-31. 2003
    ..It also investigated whether these results occur because these students believe they can drink more and still drive legally and safely...
  9. ncbi request reprint Underage drinking: frequency, consequences, and interventions
    Ralph W Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:228-36. 2004
    ..To examine the frequency of underage drinking, driving after drinking and alcohol-related crashes, trends in these behaviors, and promising interventions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Magnitude of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity among U.S. college students ages 18-24: changes from 1998 to 2001
    Ralph Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:259-79. 2005
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  11. doi request reprint Alcohol-related problems among younger drinkers who misuse prescription drugs: results from the national epidemiologic survey of alcohol and related conditions (NESARC)
    J Hermos
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center and Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Subst Abus 30:118-26. 2009
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  12. pmc Where children sit in cars: the impact of Rhode Island's new legislation
    M Segui-Gomez
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:311-3. 2001
    ..This study evaluated the impact of Rhode Island's legislation requiring children younger than 6 years to sit in the rear of motor vehicles...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trillion virion delay: time from testing positive for HIV to presentation for primary care
    J H Samet
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:734-40. 1998
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals' initial presentation to medical care frequently occurs at a point of advanced immunosuppression...
  14. pmc HIV and hepatitis B infection and risk behavior in young gay and bisexual men
    G R Seage
    Boston Department of Health and Hospitals, USA
    Public Health Rep 112:158-67. 1997
    ..To estimate the prevalence of and identify risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections and unprotected anal intercourse among young homosexual and bisexual men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Strategies to reduce driving under the influence of alcohol
    W DeJong
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 19:359-78. 1998
    ..In the next several years, greater efforts are needed on all these fronts. Also needed, however, are programs that integrate drunk driving prevention with other traffic safety initiatives...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome transmission: changes in knowledge and behaviors among teenagers, Massachusetts statewide surveys, 1986 to 1988
    R Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118
    Pediatrics 85:24-9. 1990
    ..Teenagers who had spoken to physicians about AIDS were much more likely to have adopted condom use to avoid HIV exposure. However, although 80% of adolescents saw a physician in the past year, only 13% were counseled about AIDS...
  17. pmc Effects on alcohol related fatal crashes of a community based initiative to increase substance abuse treatment and reduce alcohol availability
    R W Hingson
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center to Prevent Alcohol related Problems Among Young People, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Inj Prev 11:84-90. 2005
    ..This analysis tested whether comprehensive community interventions that focus on reducing alcohol availability and increasing substance abuse treatment can reduce alcohol related fatal traffic crashes...
  18. doi request reprint Adverse childhood experiences predict earlier age of drinking onset: results from a representative US sample of current or former drinkers
    Emily F Rothman
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e298-304. 2008
    ..Our goal was to determine whether adverse childhood experiences predicted the age at which drinking was initiated and drinking motives in a representative sample of current or former drinkers in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Age at drinking onset, alcohol dependence, and their relation to drug use and dependence, driving under the influence of drugs, and motor-vehicle crash involvement because of drugs
    Ralph W Hingson
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2077, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9304, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:192-201. 2008
    ..We also examined among drinkers who have used drugs whether they also predict driving under the influence of drugs and motor-vehicle crash involvement because of drugs...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of results from an alcohol survey of a prerecruited Internet panel and the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Timothy Heeren
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:222-9. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Age of alcohol-dependence onset: associations with severity of dependence and seeking treatment
    Ralph W Hingson
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e755-63. 2006
    ..We explored whether people who become alcohol dependent at younger ages are more likely to seek alcohol-related help or treatment or experience chronic relapsing dependence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Age at drinking onset and alcohol dependence: age at onset, duration, and severity
    Ralph W Hingson
    Youth Alcohol Prevention Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:739-46. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Injury among detoxification patients: alcohol users' greater risk
    Vaughan W Rees
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University Schools of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:212-7. 2002
    ..Little information exists about serious injury in alcohol or drug abusers who seek detoxification. This study examined injury prevalence, and the impact of alcohol use on injury, among alcohol- and drug-dependent persons...