Social class, drinking and alcohol-related mortality.

  title={Social class, drinking and alcohol-related mortality.},
  author={Thor Norstr{\"o}m and Anders P Romelsj{\"o}},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse},
  volume={10 4},
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the magnitude of class differences in the distribution of alcohol consumption in Sweden, and to assess whether this is compatible with the observed pattern in class-specific mortality. The emphasis is put on analyses of survey data from 1990, but we also provide an overview of earlier published data. The findings suggest that, over the past 20-30 years, there has been an equalization, or even reversal, between social strata in the average… CONTINUE READING

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