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At a reinterview after 18 years, 67 men overestimated their past alcohol consumption by an average of 76%. The original consumption was the best regressor of the recalled consumption, but the magnitude and direction of error in remembering the original consumption varied considerably.
The one-year drinking history of 94 men was recorded by recurrent interviews (mean: 20 per person). The cohort was followed for 18.3 years; during that time, 13 men died. Cox's proportional hazards survival models including age and social class as confounders, indicated that mortality was significantly associated with total annual alcohol consumption,… (More)
Recent survey data from Finland are used to illustrate a method for measuring the roles of three factors--the relative size of the drinking population, the average frequency of drinking and the average quantity consumed per occasion--in changes in aggregate consumption of alcohol.