Volume of alcohol consumption, patterns of drinking and burden of disease in the European region 2002.

  title={Volume of alcohol consumption, patterns of drinking and burden of disease in the European region 2002.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Rehm and Benjamin J. F. Taylor and Jayadeep Patra},
  volume={101 8},
AIMS To describe the volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking in the World Health Organization (WHO) European regions in 2002 and to estimate quantitatively the burden of disease attributable to alcohol in that year. METHODS Secondary data analysis. Exposure data were taken from the WHO Comparative Risk Assessment, outcome data from the WHO Measurement and Health Information department, and used to derive three outcome measures: deaths, years of life lost (YLL) and disability… CONTINUE READING


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