Alcohol consumption in late-life--the first Brazilian National Alcohol Survey (BNAS).

@article{CastroCosta2008AlcoholCI,
  title={Alcohol consumption in late-life--the first Brazilian National Alcohol Survey (BNAS).},
  author={{\'E}rico Castro-Costa and Cleusa Pinheiro Ferri and Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa and Marcos Zaleski and Ilana Pinsky and Raul Caetano and Ronaldo Laranjeira},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 12},
  pages={
          1598-601
        }
}
To investigate the alcohol consumption in later life in Brazil and its association with socio-demographic characteristics. This study was a cross-sectional analysis of nationally representative survey data. A multistage cluster sampling procedure was used to select 3007 individuals of 14 years of age and older from the Brazilian household population. In this study we analyzed data from all 400 participants who were over 60 years old. Alcohol Abuse and Dependence Syndrome was established… CONTINUE READING

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