Table 2.

Associations Between Baseline Hours of Media Use and Onset of Drinking Over the Subsequent 18 Months (Baseline Nondrinkers)

Odds Ratio (95% CI)*
Television1.09 (1.01, 1.18)
Music videos1.31 (1.17, 1.47)
Videos in a VCR0.89 (0.79, 0.99)
Computer or video games0.94 (0.84, 1.05)
  • * Adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, and hours of other media use.

  • P < .05.

  • P < .0001.