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A mobile application and cloud platform supporting research into alcohol consumption

Z Zheng, L Bruns, J Li, RO Sinnott

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Medical and Health Informatics 2017 | ACM Press | Published : 2017

Abstract

© 2017 Association for Computing Machinery. As the most widely used recreational drug in Australia, alcohol is often misused or over consumed by young people. Binge drinking, drink driving and unsafe sex after drinking have been identified as major health risks affecting young people. This paper reports on a platform applying mobile technology to help doctors and researchers collect data among young people and inform individuals about their alcohol consumption patterns. This app is available in both the iOS and the Android platforms. The app itself collects information on self-reported alcohol consumption patterns and records it for analysis on a Cloud-based data platform. The app tracks ind..

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