FILE -- An advertisement for sparkling wine is featured on a bus shelter in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on April 30, 2019, the same year New York City banned alcohol advertisements on city-owned properties such as bus shelters. Alcohol use has been up during the coronavirus pandemic, with one study showing a greater increase in misuse among women than among men. (Kevin Hagen/The New York Times)

What fuels rise in alcohol consumption?

A comparison across demographic groups over two decades in the US offers some clues