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Title Global status report on alcohol and health, 2014 / World Health Organization
Edition World Health Organization
Published Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2014
©2014
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Description 1 online resource (389 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps, charts
Contents 2. Alcohol consumption -- 2.1. Levels of consumption -- 2.1.1. Total per capita consumption -- 2.1.2. Unrecorded alcohol consumption -- 2.1.3. Most consumed alcoholic beverages -- 2.2. Patterns of drinking -- 2.2.1. Abstention rates -- 2.2.2. Heavy episodic drinking -- 2.2.3. Patterns of drinking score -- 2.2.4. Factors impacting on alcohol consumption -- 2.3. Trends and projections -- 2.3.1. Five-year change in alcohol consumption -- 2.3.2. Projections up to 2025 -- 3. Health consequences -- 3.1. Aggregate health effects -- 3.1.1. Alcohol-attributable mortality -- 3.1.2. Alcohol-attributable burden of disease and injury -- 3.1.3. Factors impacting on health consequences -- 3.2. Trends and projections -- 4. Alcohol policy and interventions -- 4.1. Leadership, awareness and commitment -- 4.1.1 Written national alcohol policies -- 4.1.2. Nationwide awareness-raising activities -- 4.2. Health services' response -- 4.3. Community action -- 4.4. Drink-driving countermeasures -- 4.4.1. BAC limits -- 4.4.2. Methods used to ascertain driver BACs
4.5. Regulating availability of alcohol -- 4.5.1. National control of production and sale of alcohol -- 4.5.2. Restrictions on on-/off-premise sales of alcoholic beverages -- 4.5.3. National minimum purchase or consumption age -- 4.5.4. Restrictions on drinking in public -- 4.5.5. Restrictions on purchase of alcohol at petrol stations -- 4.6. Marketing restrictions -- 4.6.1. Regulations on alcohol advertising -- 4.6.2. Regulation on alcohol product placement -- 4.6.3. Regulation on alcohol sales promotions -- 4.6.4. Methods of detecting marketing infringements -- 4.7. Pricing -- 4.7.1. Excise tax -- 4.8. Reducing negative consequences of drinking -- 4.8.1. Responsible beverage services training -- 4.8.2. Labels on alcohol containers -- 4.9. Addressing illicit and informal production -- 4.9.1. Inclusion of informal or illicit production in national alcohol policies -- 4.9.2. Methods used to track illicit or informal alcohol -- 4.10. Monitoring and surveillance -- 4.10.1. National surveys on alcohol consumption -- 4.10.2. Legal definition of an alcoholic beverage -- 4.10.3. National monitoring systems -- 4.11. Trends -- Country profiles -- Appendix I. Alcohol consumption -- Appendix II. Health consequences -- Appendix III. Indicators related to alcohol policy and interventions -- Appendix IV. Data sources and methods -- References
Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Executive summary -- 1. Alcohol and public health -- 1.1. Alcohol consumption in its historical context -- 1.2. Pathways of alcohol-related harm -- 1.2.1. Volume of alcohol consumed -- 1.2.2. Pattern of drinking -- 1.2.3. Quality of alcohol consumed -- 1.3. Mechanisms of harm in an individual -- 1.4. Abstention -- 1.5. Factors affecting alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm -- 1.5.1. Age -- 1.5.2. Gender -- 1.5.3. Familial risk factors -- 1.5.4. Socioeconomic status -- 1.5.5. Economic development -- 1.5.6. Culture and context -- 1.5.7. Alcohol control and regulation -- 1.6. Alcohol-related harms -- 1.6.1. Health consequences for drinkers -- 1.6.2. Socioeconomic consequences for drinkers -- 1.6.3. Harms to other individuals -- 1.6.4. Harm to society at large -- 1.7. Action to reduce harmful use of alcohol -- 1.7.1. Evidence of effectiveness -- 1.7.2. Global action -- 1.7.3. Regional action -- 1.7.4. National policies -- 1.8. Monitoring
Summary The Global status report on alcohol and health 2014 presents a comprehensive perspective on the global, regional and country consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, health consequences and policy responses in Member States. It represents a continuing effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support Member States in collecting information in order to assist them in their efforts to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, and its health and social consequences. The report was launched in Geneva on Monday 12 May 2014 during the second meeting of the global network of WHO national counterparts for implementation of the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol.-- Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 22, 2014)
Subject Alcohol -- Health aspects -- Statistics.
Alcoholism -- Statistics.
Alcohol Drinking -- adverse effects.
Alcoholism -- prevention & control.
Cost of Illness.
Global Health.
Public Policy.
Social Control, Formal -- methods.
Genre/Form Chart.
Statistics.
Statistics.
Statistics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9240692762 (e-book)
9789240692763 (e-book)
(Print)