TABLE 6-1Adults' Reports of Barriers to Reducing Underage Drinking (in percent)

Which of (the following) are most responsible for preventing us from effectively reducing underage drinking? (N = 900)
BarrierPercent
Lack of limited parental involvement in teens' lives52
Ineffective enforcement of current laws or regulations19
Lack of effective prevention programs7
The media7
Insufficient laws or regulations6
Alcohol advertisements4
Lack of effective treatment programs3
Other3

From: 6, National Media Campaign

Cover of Reducing Underage Drinking
Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility.
National Research Council (US) and Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Developing a Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Underage Drinking; Bonnie RJ, O'Connell ME, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.
Copyright © 2004, National Academy of Sciences.

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