Drinkers' identification with varying alcohol consumption prototypes
Simone Pettigrew, Michelle I Jongenelis, Iains Pratt, Terry Slevin, Tanya Chikritzhs
DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW | WILEY | Published : 2017
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Efforts to reduce excessive alcohol consumption need to take into account drinkers' perceptions of their risk of alcohol-related harm. The aim of the present study was to profile adult Australian drinkers according to their self-identification with various drinker prototypes to determine the extent to which these prototypes are associated with perceived and actual risk of alcohol-related harm. DESIGN AND METHODS: A large web panel provider disseminated an online survey to a national sample of 2168 drinkers aged 18+ years who consumed alcohol at least twice per month. Respondents reported whether they considered themselves to be a light, occasional, social, heavy or bin..View full abstract
Awarded by Western Australian Health Promotion Foundation (Healthway) grant
Awarded by Healthway
The work was supported by the Western Australian Health Promotion Foundation (Healthway) under grant number 20338.