Journal article

Do gender differences in the relationship between living with children and alcohol consumption vary by societal gender inequality?

Kathryn Graham, Sharon Bernards, Katherine J Karriker-Jaffe, Sandra Kuntsche, Anne-Marie Laslett, Gerhard Gmel, Sarah Callinan, Oliver Stanesby, Samantha Wells

Drug Alcohol Rev | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: To better understand the relationship between alcohol consumption and living with children, we assessed whether the association varied for men and women across diverse countries and whether this relationship was moderated by country-level gender inequality. DESIGN AND METHODS: We used Hierarchical Linear Modelling to analyse data from 32 surveys conducted in 27 countries. Measures included whether the participant was a drinker versus abstainer in past 12 months, annual number of drinks consumed, whether the respondent lived with children, gender (male/female) and age of respondent, and country-level gender inequality measured using the Gender Inequality Index. RESULTS:..

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