Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Effects of Alcohol Taxes on Alcohol-Related Disease Mortality in New York State from 1969 to 2006

Samstag 3. März 2012 von htm

The relationship of increased alcohol taxes to reductions in alcohol-related harm is well established. Few studies, however, have examined the effects of sudden decreases in alcohol tax rates or effects of narrow tax changes limited to specific beverage types. In the current study, we: (1) examine whether tax increases on spirits have similar effects in reducing alcohol-related disease mortality as increasing taxes on all types of alcoholic beverages simultaneously, and (2) evaluate effects of beer-specific tax decreases in New York State on mortality. …
(Source: Alcohol Reports, 03/01/12)

Kategorie: Alcohol taxes, Allgemein, Global, mortality, Price, Research, Statistics | Keine Kommentare »

Socioeconomic deprivation, urban-rural location and alcohol-related mortality in England and Wales

Freitag 26. Februar 2010 von htm

Many causes of death are directly attributable to the toxic effects of alcohol and deaths from these causes are increasing in the United Kingdom. The aim of this study was to investigate variation in alcohol-related mortality in relation to socioeconomic deprivation, urban-rural location and age within a national context.
Large inequalities in alcohol-related mortality exist between sub-groups of the population in England and Wales. These should be considered when designing public health policies to reduce alcohol-related harm.
The complete article is available as a provisional PDF. Published by BMC Public Health, 2/25/10, 10:99doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-99

Kategorie: Addiction, Allgemein, Global, Health, Research | Keine Kommentare »

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