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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9% did not have any contact at all with relatives, friends, etc. Women reported that they felt lonely “very often” more than twice as often as men. 1%). 2%) or at least in the same city (30%). 1% lived in another country. 8% female) were members of an association or church. 8%). 5% of the sample were current drinkers. Table 2 shows drinking history by age and gender. 9%. Women, and particularly women over 30, were the most likely to be former drinkers (30% among those 30-44, 20% among those aged 45+).

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As shown in Table 4, there were almost no women in the heaviest drinking group, while this pattern was more common among older than TABLE 4. 0 Note: The current abstainer category includes lifetime abstainers and former drinkers. 36 SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN ARGENTINA younger men. Over half of men under age 45 qualified as infrequent heavier drinkers, while among women there were substantial numbers in this category only among those under age 30. A majority of women were infrequent lighter drinkers, with abstention also common among those aged 30 or more.

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