Alcohol, gender, and drinking problems : perspectives from by Isidore Silas Obot; Robin Room; GENACIS (Organization);

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

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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Questions from the CAGE questionnaire, which screens for alcohol dependence, were also explored. 3% in the younger age group of males answered positively to two or more items in this questionnaire. Respondents were also asked questions from the AUDIT questionnaire, and were scored on the seven last items (concerned with dependence symptoms or alcohol-related problems) as an indicator of harmful use of alcohol. 6 % of the sample responded positively to 2 or more of these items. 8 % in the general population.

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