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Alcohol consumption patterns in Thailand and their relationship with non-communicable disease

Wakabayashi, Mami; McKetin, Rebecca; Banwell, Cathy; Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Kelly, Matthew; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Iso, Hiroyasu; Sleigh, Adrian


Background: Heavy alcohol consumption is an established risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) but few studies have investigated drinking and disease risk in middle income, non-western countries. We report on the relationship between alcohol consumption and NCDs in Thailand. Methods: A nationwide cross sectional survey was conducted of 87,151 Thai adult open university students aged 15 to 87 years (mean age 30.5 years) who were recruited into the Thai Cohort Study. Participants were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2662-9
Access Rights: Open Access


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