Alcohol and injuries : emergency department studies in an by editors, Cheryl J. Cherpitel ... [et al.]

By editors, Cheryl J. Cherpitel ... [et al.]

The damaging use of alcohol is without doubt one of the major danger components to future health. it truly is in charge every year for approximately 2.3 million untimely deaths around the globe. accidents -- either unintended and intentional -- account for greater than a 3rd of the weight of illness brought on by alcohol intake. those comprise accidents from highway site visitors crashes, burns, poisoning, falls and drowning in addition to violence opposed to oneself or  Read more...

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In addition, possible modifying influences of the relationship between volume and causal attribution and between feeling drunk and casual attribution were also considered. These include individuals’ usual drinking patterns as well as characteristics of the injury type (whether the injury resulted from a violence-related or traffic-related event). , 2004). Such a model predicts the relationship between individual-level variables while allowing this relationship to vary as a function of study-level variables.

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2004b) and have, to some extent, presented estimates of the relationship between alcohol and injury type. , 2005) project, all using a similar design and study methodology, have recently provided a sufficiently large data set for examining the relative risk of non-fatal injury associated with alcohol consumption by mode of injury. ), with the number of ED’s per study ranging from one in most countries to eight in the Mexico City study. The WHO Collaborative Study on Alcohol and Injuries include 12 ED studies (2001-2002) in 12 countries (Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, India, Mexico, Mozambique, South Africa, Sweden, New Zealand).

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