Alcohol is a common factor in incidents of interpersonal violence. According to the World Health Organization and research in the United States, alcohol is involved in a significant portion of rapes, assaults, and homicides (Fagan, 1990:243).
Kautt, Paula and Wakefied, William
"Alcohol Use and Intimate Partner Violence in the City of Omaha, Nebraska,"
Challenge: Vol. 10
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.auctr.edu/challenge/vol10/iss1/6