Alcohol consumption patterns in Thailand and their relationship with non-communicable disease

  title={Alcohol consumption patterns in Thailand and their relationship with non-communicable disease},
  author={Mami Wakabayashi and Rebecca McKetin and Cathy Banwell and Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan and Matthew B. Kelly and Sam-ang Seubsman and Hiroyasu Iso and Adrian C. Sleigh},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Heavy alcohol consumption is an established risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) but few studies have investigated drinking and disease risk in middle income, non-western countries. We report on the relationship between alcohol consumption and NCDs in Thailand. METHODS A nationwide cross sectional survey was conducted of 87,151 Thai adult open university students aged 15 to 87 years (mean age 30.5 years) who were recruited into the Thai Cohort Study. Participants were… CONTINUE READING
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