Alcohol abstinence and drinking among African women: data from the World Health Surveys
- Under-18s in alcohol epidemic. // Therapy Today;Jul2008, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p11
This article reports on the prevalence of alcohol dependence among people under 18 in Great Britain. Figures show that 38 percent of men and 16 percent of women can be classed according to World Health Organization standards as having an alcohol use disorder. The figures also reveal that the...
- Prevalence of tobacco use in Eritrea: Results from a noncommunicable disease risk factor survey. Mufunda, Jacob; Debesay, Amanuel; Mosazghi, Asgedom; Nyarango, Peter; Usman, Abdulmumini; Mebrahtu, Goitom; Kosia, Andrew; Equbamichael, Mussie; Yohannes, Emanuel; Ghebrat, Yohannes; Paulos, Estifanos; Rizzo, Sergio; Masjuan, Myra; Gebremichael, Andemariam // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jul2007, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p777
The prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in Eritrea is increasing. Tobacco use is a recognized risk factor for most of these diseases, especially cardiovascular disease. No data have been published on tobacco use in Eritrea. The present study sought to establish the prevalence of tobacco...
- Track D5: Child and adolescent lifestyle programmes. // European Journal of Public Health;Feb2006 Supplement 1, Vol. 16, p75
The article offers information on child and adolescent lifestyle programs in the European Union (EU). A program coordinated by the World Health Organization and the EU called the Cross-National Study on Health Behavior in School-Aged Children was designed as the first ever national health survey...
- Exploring knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to alcohol in Mongolia: a national population-based survey. Demaio, Alessandro R.; Dugee, Otgontuya; de Courten, Maximillian; Bygbjerg, Ib C.; Enkhtuya, Palam; Meyrowitsch, Dan W. // BMC Public Health;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: The leading cause of mortality in Mongolia is Non-Communicable Disease. Alcohol is recognised by the World Health Organization as one of the four major disease drivers and so, in order to better understand and triangulate recent national burden-of-disease surveys and to inform policy...
- Trends in drinking habits among adolescents in the Baltic countries over the period of transition: HBSC survey results, 1993-2002. Zaborskis, Apolinaras; Sumskas, Linas; Maser, Mai; Pudule, Iveta // BMC Public Health;2006, Vol. 6, p67
Background: The Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania - are considered to be an example of regional homogeneity over the period of transition. The World Health Organization cross-national study on Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC) allows a comparison and time trends...
- PREGNANT WOMEN CAN DRINK? REALLY? // Redbook;Jan2011, Vol. 216 Issue 1, p65
The article provides an answer to a question of whether drinking alcoholic beverage is harmful for pregnant women.
- Come on, girls, give cask ale a chance. Wigham, Paul // Morning Advertiser;1/27/2011, Issue 525, p7
The article focuses on the argument on what would make women start to drink cask ale, which aims to get them to try it and market to product in proper glassware in Great Britain.
- BEER HAUL. // NZ Marketing Magazine;Mar/Apr2010, p104
The article focuses on the draft global alcohol strategy of the World Health Organisation (WHO), in an effort to reduce the harmful consumption of alcoholic beverages, which could affect New Zealand marketers.
- Abstention and illegal alcohol, all in a day's work. Wilmore, James // Aroq - Just-Drinks.com (Global News);5/17/2014, p15
A reprint of the article "Abstention and Illegal Alcohol, All in a Day's Work" by James Wilmore, published in just-drinks.com on May 16, 2014, is presented, which focuses on the World Health Organization's report on alcohol in 2014.