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New Study in California Shows Disparities in Alcohol Harm

Donnerstag 28. Januar 2010 von htm

In a new published study on alcohol harm in California, Marin Institute researchers found that Hispanics are more likely to die in alcohol-related homicides than non-Hispanics. Also, while Blacks and Whites experience similar numbers of traffic fatalities, the alcohol-related homicide rate for Blacks was five times higher than for Whites. This is disturbing because it’s similar to data from 20 years ago, indicating that not much progress has been made in reducing racial disparities from alcohol harm. (Source: Marin Institute, 1/22/10)

Kategorie: Allgemein, Driving under the Influence, Global, Research, Statistics, Violence and crimes | Keine Kommentare »

Alcohol-Related Disparities in the USA

Mittwoch 16. September 2009 von htm

Today minorities make up one-third of the U.S. population, and by 2050, it is predicted they will become the majority in the United States. The demographic changes anticipated over the coming decades magnify the importance of addressing health disparities. Alcohol causes more harm than any illicit drug in the United States. A focus on alcohol-related health disparities is particularly important as major changes unfold in the way in which health care is delivered and financed. Where’s the research? (Source: Marin Institute, 9/7/09)

Kategorie: Addiction, Alerts, Allgemein, Global, Politics, Prevention, Research, Treatment | Keine Kommentare »

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