Risk factors for alcohol dependence: a questionnaire survey.

  title={Risk factors for alcohol dependence: a questionnaire survey.},
  author={Kari Poikolainen},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  volume={21 6},
  • Kari Poikolainen
  • Published 1997 in Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
Several factors, known to associate with alcoholism, have not been studied together earlier as determinants of alcohol dependence, and taking into account possible interactions. A representative sample of 302 male and 312 female Finns, aged 19 to 81 years, answered a computerized questionnaire in January 1996. The diagnosis of alcohol dependence was based on the ICD-10 criteria. There were 66 (10.8%) subjects with current (past 12-month) ICD-10 alcohol dependence. After adjusting for other… CONTINUE READING