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Alcohol, other drug use, and gambling among Australian Capital Territory (ACT) workers in the building and related industries

Banwell, Cathy; Dance, Phyllis; Quinn, Casey; Davies, Robyn; Hall, Dean


Aims: To describe the prevalence of alcohol, drug, and gambling problems among building and related workers in the ACT. Methods: Workers at 9 major construction and maintenance sites in the ACT received self-administered questionnaires, which they completed on site and returned to researchers. Findings: Workers returned 254 usable questionnaires. Response rates varied by location but were between 70 and 80% on larger sites. They reported high levels of tobacco, cannabis and amphetamine use and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Drugs: education, prevention and policy
DOI: 10.1080/09687630600577550


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