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Shadd Cabalatungan and Bill McCarthy's paper published in Drugs, Education, Prevention and Policy

This paper, "Second-hand effects of college drinking and educational experiences: Findings from an analysis of pooled cross-sections" used l data from the four rounds of the Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study to examine relationships between exposure to alcohol's second-hand effects and grades and school satisfaction among US college and university students. Multilevel, multivariate logit analyses showed significant, negative associations between exposure to second-hand effects and both grades and school satisfaction. These effects were pronounced among abstainers and light drinkers compared to students who consumed alcohol more frequently. The relationship between exposure and satisfaction with college was significantly larger for abstainers and infrequent drinkers.