Effects of beverage alcohol price and tax levels on drinking: a meta-analysis of 1003 estimates from 112 studies.

  title={Effects of beverage alcohol price and tax levels on drinking: a meta-analysis of 1003 estimates from 112 studies.},
  author={Alexander C Wagenaar and Matthew J. Salois and Kelli A. Komro},
  volume={104 2},
AIMS We conducted a systematic review of studies examining relationships between measures of beverage alcohol tax or price levels and alcohol sales or self-reported drinking. [] Key Method A total of 112 studies of alcohol tax or price effects were found, containing 1003 estimates of the tax/price-consumption relationship. DESIGN Studies included analyses of alternative outcome measures, varying subgroups of the population, several statistical models, and using different units of analysis.

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