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Alcohol and smoking consumption behaviours in Australian adults: prevalence, period and socio-demographic differentials in the DYNOPTA sample

Burns, Richard; Birrell, Carole L.; Steel, David; Mitchell, Paul; Anstey, Kaarin

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PURPOSE: Alcohol consumption and tobacco use are key risk factors for chronic disease and health burden across the adult lifespan. We estimate the prevalence of alcohol consumption and smoking by age and time period in adults from mid to old age. METHODS: Participants (n = 50,652) were drawn from the Dynamic Analyses to Optimise Ageing (DYNOPTA) project and were compared with Australian National Health Survey data. Alcohol and smoking consumption DYNOPTA data were weighted to the estimated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-08-10
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10634
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 48.3 (2013): 493–502
DOI: 10.1007/s00127-012-0558-x

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