Norman Giesbrecht

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A subsample (n = 2,550) of the 2005 US National Alcohol Survey of adults was used to estimate prevalence and correlates of six externalities from alcohol abuse--family problems, assaults, accompanying intoxicated driver, vehicular accident, financial problems and vandalized property--all from another's drinking. On a lifetime basis, 60% reported(More)
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INTRODUCTION Alcohol consumption is a factor that increases risk of chronic disease. This study estimates various indicators of alcohol-attributable premature chronic-disease morbidity and mortality for Canada in 2002. METHODS Information on mortality and morbidity was obtained from Statistics Canada and from the Canadian Institute for Health Information(More)
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Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in support of the project " Reducing Alcohol-Related Problems by Implementing Evidence-based Tools that Translate Research Knowledge into Prevention Practice " , (Principal Investigator: Norman Giesbrecht). We would also like to gratefully(More)
Telephone interview data from a representative sample of 1,216 Ontario adults were analyzed using latent class analysis to determine whether distinct and homogeneous classes of individuals could be identified based on their responding patterns to 11 alcohol policy items. Five latent classes were identified and labeled as: dedicated liberalizers, moderate(More)
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