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CDC Guide for Measuring Alcohol Outlet Density

CDC developed the Guide for Measuring Alcohol Outlet Density to help public health practitioners measure alcohol outlet density—which is a key risk factor for excessive drinking—at state and local levels. This Guide discusses the importance of measuring alcohol outlet density and different approaches for doing so, along with their pros and cons.
https://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/pdfs/CDC-Guide-for-Measuring-Alcohol-Outlet-Density.pdf