The collectivity of drinking cultures: is the theory applicable to African settings?

@article{Rossow2013TheCO,
  title={The collectivity of drinking cultures: is the theory applicable to African settings?},
  author={Ingeborg Rossow and Thomas Clausen},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2013},
  volume={108 9},
  pages={1612-7}
}
AIMS Skog's theory of collective drinking behaviour implies that countries with a strict informal social control of drinking alcohol would not exhibit 'collective displacement' of consumption (a linear association between population mean consumption and percentile values across the full range of the distribution), as do countries with less informal social control. This paper aimed to test this hypothesis by examining the alcohol consumption distributions in African countries with a strong… CONTINUE READING
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