Alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Afro-Caribbeans and south Asians in the United Kingdom.

@article{McKeigue1993AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Afro-Caribbeans and south Asians in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Paul McKeigue and Ghada Karmi},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={1993},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
Data from published sources and unpublished surveys in the U.K. show that average alcohol consumption is lower in Afro-Caribbean men and women than in native British men and women. The proportion of heavy drinkers is also low in Afro-Caribbeans. Consistent with these consumption data, hospital admission rates for alcohol-related problems are lower in Afro-Caribbeans than in the general population. Among South Asians (Indians, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis) average alcohol consumption is lower… CONTINUE READING