Prevalence of Alcoholism in a Sydney Teaching Hospital: Some Aspects

@article{Williams1978PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Alcoholism in a Sydney Teaching Hospital: Some Aspects},
  author={A. T. Williams and F. Harding Burns and Stephen. Morey},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={1978},
  volume={2}
}
This paper presents some preliminary findings from an epidemiological study of inpatients in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1977. The sample included 457 patients. Of these, 15% were found to have alcohol‐related reasons for admission to hospital, and 33% had concomitant alcohol problems. The drinking habits of 30% of males and 9% of females placed them at risk. Some commonly used laboratory tests are evaluated. 
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