Harm from others' drinking-related aggression, violence and misconduct in five Asian countries and the implications
Orratai Waleewong, Anne-Marie Laslett, Richard Chenhall, Robin Room
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DRUG POLICY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2018
BACKGROUND: Harm from alcohol-attributable aggression and violence is linked to diminished personal safety and reduced physical and mental health and wellbeing in many countries. But there has been limited evidence on these harms in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This study measured harm from others' drinking-related aggression, violence and misconduct in five Asian LMICs (Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Vietnam, and Lao PDR), aiming to compare the magnitude and pattern of harm across countries by gender, age group, educational level, rurality, and country-level indicators. METHODS: Data from 9832 respondents from the WHO/Thai Health International Collaborative Research Project on the..View full abstract
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The surveys in five countries were supported by World Health Organization and the Thai Health Promotion Foundation. This work was supported by Ministry of Public Health (Thailand) and the University of Melbourne (Australia).