Journal article

The social location of harm from others' drinking in 10 societies.

Robin Room, Sarah Callinan, Thomas K Greenfield, Dag Rekve, Orratai Waleewong, Oliver Stanesby, Thaksaphon Thamarangsi, Vivek Benegal, Sally Casswell, Ramon Florenzano, Hoang TM Hanh, Siri Hettige, Katherine J Karriker-Jaffe, Isidore Obot, Girish N Rao, Latsamy Siengsounthone, Anne-Marie Laslett

Addiction | Published : 2019

Abstract

AIMS: Survey data from 10 diverse countries were used to analyse the social location of harms from others' drinking: which segments of the population are more likely to be adversely affected by such harm, and how does this differ between societies? METHODS: General-population surveys in Australia, Chile, India, Laos, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States and Vietnam, with a primary focus on the social location of the harmed person by gender, age groups, rural/urban residence and drinking status. Harms from known drinkers were analysed separately from harms from strangers. RESULTS: In all sites, risky or moderate drinkers were more likely than abstainers to report harm from..

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