Minimum alcohol prices and outlet densities in British Columbia, Canada: estimated impacts on alcohol-attributable hospital admissions.

@article{Stockwell2013MinimumAP,
  title={Minimum alcohol prices and outlet densities in British Columbia, Canada: estimated impacts on alcohol-attributable hospital admissions.},
  author={Tim Stockwell and Jinhui Zhao and Gina Martin and Scott Macdonald and Kate Vallance and Andrew J. Treno and William R Ponicki and Andrew W. Tu and Jane Buxton},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={103 11},
  pages={
          2014-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVES We investigated whether periodic increases in minimum alcohol prices were associated with reduced alcohol-attributable hospital admissions in British Columbia. METHODS The longitudinal panel study (2002-2009) incorporated minimum alcohol prices, density of alcohol outlets, and age- and gender-standardized rates of acute, chronic, and 100% alcohol-attributable admissions. We applied mixed-method regression models to data from 89 geographic areas of British Columbia across 32 time… CONTINUE READING

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