Publication
Title
The association between drinking behavior, well-being and late life alcohol use problems
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Abstract
The percentage of elderly people drinking alcohol will grow over the coming years. This research explores the characteristics of elderly people consuming alcohol, problems use and well-being.We questioned 1004 people over 60. Of the participants, 56.8% drank moderately, 18.7% showed a risky drinking behaviour, and 18.4% reported binge drinking. We found no correlation between different drinking patterns and well-being. There is a correlation between the amount of problem use and different drinking patterns. No correlation was found between the drinking patterns and well-being. Elderly people at risk and binge drinking group experienced more problem use
Language
English
Source (journal)
Procedia : social and behavioral sciences
Publication
2013
ISSN
1877-0428
Volume/pages
82(2013), p. 592-598
ISI
000326472800099
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Creation 26.08.2013
Last edited 28.06.2017
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