Journal article

Patterns of drinking in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as self-reported on the Grog Survey App: a stratified sample

KS Kylie Lee, James H Conigrave, Scott Wilson, Jimmy Perry, Noel Hayman, Catherine Zheng, Mustafa Al Ansari, Michael Doyle, Robin Room, Sarah Callinan, Tanya Chikritzhs, Tim Slade, Katherine M Conigrave



BACKGROUND: The Grog Survey App is a visual and interactive tablet computer-based survey application. It has been shown to be an accurate and acceptable tool to help Indigenous Australians describe what they drink. METHODS: The Grog Survey App was used to enquire into patterns of drinking in a stratified sample of Indigenous Australians in urban and remote/regional sites during testing of the App. The App asked about the last four drinking occasions in the past 12 months, including preferred alcohol types and containers; and symptoms of alcohol dependence, based on ICD-11 descriptions. Drinking patterns are presented here using medians and interquartile ranges, and the thresholds set out by ..

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Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; Project Grant ID#1087192, a Centre of Research Excellence ID#1117198 and a Practitioner Fellowship for K. Conigrave ID#1117582).