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By Isidore Silas Obot; Robin Room; GENACIS (Organization); World Health Organization. Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

ISBN-10: 9241563028

ISBN-13: 9789241563024

Avalia a situação, os efeitos e a incidência determinada por fatores culturais e de gênero do alcoolismo nos seguintes países em desenvolvimento: Argentina, Brasil, Costa Rica, Índia, México, Nigéria, Sri Lanka, Uganda.

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4% females). The questionnaire included a question regarding the consumption of alcohol in the previous six hours for all the people who attended the Hospital Emergency Facility. The answers were converted to absolute alcohol and 40cc was defined as a risky intake. 4%. Another study was carried out during 1994 in hospitals across the whole country with both in-patients and patients who had been released within 30 days prior to the study (Sedronar,1994). 3%), most often directly or indirectly related to the consumption of alcohol.

9 % drank in the street at least weekly and mainly in the younger age-groups. It was more tolerated for males to get drunk in the street than in other situations. Public drinking, especially binge drinking increases the possibility of several drinking consequences such as interpersonal violence, accidents, etc. As drinking is a social act, the company in which people drink needs our attention, especially concerning gender roles. Women drank more frequently with their spouses or a family member than with other people.

Another representative sample of 356 cases was taken for the population of 12-15 year olds. 4% female). The average age at which people began to drink was 17 years old (16 for males and 18 for women). 5 female). The alcoholic beverage most consumed was beer, followed by wine and spirits. Alcohol abuse was considered as intake higher than 70g of absolute alcohol daily. 7% female). The rate was much higher among males, and the age group with the highest rate was 1624 year-olds. In addition, males were the ones who reported more problems, and especially males from the 16-24 year age group.

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