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Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Griswold, Max; Fullman, Nancy; Hawley, Caitlin; Arian, Nicholas; Zimsen, Stephanie R M; Tymeson, Hayley D; Venkateswaran, Vidhya; Tapp, Austin Douglas; Forouzanfar, Mohammad H; Salama, Joseph S; Alene, Kefyalew; Calabria, Bianca

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Background: Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for death and disability, but its overall association with health remains complex given the possible protective effects of moderate alcohol consumption on some conditions. With our comprehensive approach to health accounting within the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016, we generated improved estimates of alcohol use and alcohol-attributable deaths and disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 195 locations from...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159527
Source: The Lancet
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31310-2

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