Role of socioeconomic markers and state prohibition policy in predicting alcohol consumption among men and women in India: a multilevel statistical analysis.

@article{Subramanian2005RoleOS,
  title={Role of socioeconomic markers and state prohibition policy in predicting alcohol consumption among men and women in India: a multilevel statistical analysis.},
  author={S. V. Subramanian and Shailen Nandy and Michelle Kelly Irving and David Lee Gordon and George Davey Smith},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2005},
  volume={83 11},
  pages={829-36}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the independent contribution of individual socioeconomic markers and state prohibition policy on alcohol consumption among men and women in India. METHODS The study used a multilevel cross-sectional analysis of alcohol consumption from the 1998-1999 Indian national family health survey of 301 984 adult individuals in 92 447 households in 3215 villages in 440 districts in 26 states, stratified by sex. FINDINGS Men with no education were more likely to consume alcohol… CONTINUE READING