Problem drinking and exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol consumption in Scottish men: associations with life course socioeconomic disadvantage in a population-based cohort study

G. David Batty, Heather Lewars, Carol Emslie, Michaela Benzeval, Kate Hunt

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    With surveys suggesting that exceeding guidelines for 'sensible' alcohol intake is commonplace, the health and social impact of modifying intake on a population level is potentially considerable. If public health interventions are to be successfully implemented, it is first important to identify correlates of such behaviours, including socioeconomic disadvantage. This was the aim of the present study
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalBMC Public Health
    Issue number302
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008



    • alcohol
    • Scottish males
    • drinking behaviour
    • gender

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