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Global status report on alcohol and health
Alternate Title Alcohol: global status report on alcohol and health
Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HV5028 .G57 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Alcohol -- Health aspects -- Statistics
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Statistics
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Health aspects -- Statistics
Alcoholism -- Statistics
Physical Description xii, 286 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, charts ; 30 cm
Note "This report was produced by the Management of Substance Abuse Team (MSB) in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MSD) of the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland ..."--P. vii
Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-[58])
Summary This publication presents a comprehensive perspective on the worldwide, regional and country consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, health consequences and policy responses in member states. It represents a continuing effort by WHO to support member states with global information in their efforts to reduce the harmful use of alcohol and its health and social consequences.--Publisher's description
Note Also available online
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Consumption -- 1.1. How much do people drink? -- 1.1.1. Total adult per capita consumption -- 1.1.2. Unrecorded alcohol consumption -- 1.1.3. Adult per capita consumption and income of countries -- 1.1.4. Most consumed alcoholic beverages -- 1.2. Changes in alcohol consumption over time -- 1.2.1. Trends in adult per capita consumption since 1990 -- 1.2.2. Five-year change 2001-2005 in alcohol use -- 1.3. Alcohol consumption among young people -- 1.4. Patterns of drinking -- 1.4.1. Abstention -- 1.4.2. Patterns of drinking score -- 1.4.3. Heavy episodic drinking -- 2. Consequences -- 2.1. Alcohol and health -- 2.1.1. How alcohol causes disease and injury -- 2.2. The burden of disease attributable to alcohol -- 2.2.1. Alcohol-attributable mortality
2.2.2. Alcohol-attributable burden of disease and injury -- 2.2.3. Alcohol consumption compared to other health risks -- 2.2.4. Alcohol, health and economic development -- 2.3. Harm to society -- 2.3.1. Harm to other people -- 2.3.2. Harm to society at large -- 3. Policies and interventions -- 3.1. Leadership -- 3.2. Availability of alcohol -- 3.3. Prices and taxes -- 3.4. Drinking and driving -- 3.5. Alcohol advertising and marketing -- 3.6. Raising awareness -- 3.7. Treatment -- 3.8. Conclusion -- References -- Appendix I Country profiles -- AFR -- AMR -- EMR -- EUR -- SEAR -- WPR -- Appendix II Additional indicators -- Appendix III Alcohol consumption data -- Appendix IV Data sources and methods -- Data sources -- Country profiles: indicators -- WHO regions, WHO subregions and World Bank income groups -- 1. Consumption -- 2. Consequences
Alternate Author World Health Organization. Management of Substance Abuse Team

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