Kids Who Try Alcohol Are More Likely To Abuse It, Study Finds

April 1, 2015 7:55 PM

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A new long-term research found that kids who had tasted alcohol by sixth grade were more likely to start consuming alcohol earlier and to abuse it.

The study revealed that those who tried an alcoholic beverage before sixth grade were five times more likely than other children to drink by the time they entered high school. Also, they were four times more likely to have gotten drunk by that time.

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