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Factors Associated With Concurrent Tobacco Smoking and Heavy Alcohol Consumption Within a Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Australian Sample

Twyman, Laura; Bonevski, Billie; Paul, Christine; Bryant, Jamie; West, Robert; Siahpush, Mohammad; D'Este, Catherine; Oldmeadow, Christopher; Palazzi, Kerrin

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BACKGROUND Tobacco use and heavy alcohol consumption occur more frequently in socioeconomically disadvantaged groups. Little is known about the sociodemographic and psychosocial factors associated with use of alcohol and tobacco in disadvantaged groups in comparison to low-risk users. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to compare the characteristics of low-risk users with: disadvantaged smokers only; disadvantaged heavy drinkers only; and disadvantaged concurrent smokers and heavy drinkers. METHODS A...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/111388
Source: Substance use & misuse
DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2015.1122065

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