Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92.

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Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92. / Osler, M; Jørgensen, Torben; Grønbaek, M; Davidsen, M; Brønnum-Hansen, H; Madsen, Mette; Gerdes, U; Schroll, M.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2001, p. 40-3.

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Osler, M, Jørgensen, T, Grønbaek, M, Davidsen, M, Brønnum-Hansen, H, Madsen, M, Gerdes, U & Schroll, M 2001, 'Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92.', Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 40-3.

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Osler, M., Jørgensen, T., Grønbaek, M., Davidsen, M., Brønnum-Hansen, H., Madsen, M., ... Schroll, M. (2001). Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 29(1), 40-3.

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Osler M, Jørgensen T, Grønbaek M, Davidsen M, Brønnum-Hansen H, Madsen M et al. Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2001;29(1):40-3.

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Osler, M ; Jørgensen, Torben ; Grønbaek, M ; Davidsen, M ; Brønnum-Hansen, H ; Madsen, Mette ; Gerdes, U ; Schroll, M. / Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92. In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 2001 ; Vol. 29, No. 1. pp. 40-3.

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title = "Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92.",
abstract = "AIMS: To examine trends in alcohol drinking in different educational groups. METHODS: Data from three cross-sectional WHO MONICA surveys conducted in 1982-84, 1987, and 1991-92 were analysed to estimate trends in abstention, moderate, heavy, and sporadic heavy alcohol use in relation to level of education, age and smoking. In total, 6,695 Danish men and women aged 30, 40, 50, and 60 years were included. RESULTS: Alcohol drinking decreased in both men and women during the study period, but changes were only significant among the highest educated. In the highest educated men the prevalence of moderate alcohol use increased from 77 to 82{\%}, while heavy alcohol use declined from 19 to 12{\%}. In the highest educated women the prevalence of abstention increased from 15 to 22{\%}, while moderate alcohol use declined from 78 to 68{\%}. CONCLUSION: During the 1980s, alcohol drinking decreased among the highest educated men and women and an educational gradient in alcohol drinking widened in men and attenuated in women.",
keywords = "Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Adult, Aged, Alcohol Drinking, Analysis of Variance, Cross-Sectional Studies, Denmark, Educational Status, Female, Humans, Logistic Models, Male, Middle Aged, Prevalence, Questionnaires, Risk Factors, Social Class",
author = "M Osler and Torben J{\o}rgensen and M Gr{\o}nbaek and M Davidsen and H Br{\o}nnum-Hansen and Mette Madsen and U Gerdes and M Schroll",
note = "Keywords: Adult; Aged; Alcohol Drinking; Analysis of Variance; Cross-Sectional Studies; Denmark; Educational Status; Female; Humans; Logistic Models; Male; Middle Aged; Prevalence; Questionnaires; Risk Factors; Social Class",
year = "2001",
language = "English",
volume = "29",
pages = "40--3",
journal = "Scandinavian Journal of Public Health",
issn = "1403-4948",
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T1 - Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92.

AU - Osler, M

AU - Jørgensen, Torben

AU - Grønbaek, M

AU - Davidsen, M

AU - Brønnum-Hansen, H

AU - Madsen, Mette

AU - Gerdes, U

AU - Schroll, M

N1 - Keywords: Adult; Aged; Alcohol Drinking; Analysis of Variance; Cross-Sectional Studies; Denmark; Educational Status; Female; Humans; Logistic Models; Male; Middle Aged; Prevalence; Questionnaires; Risk Factors; Social Class

PY - 2001

Y1 - 2001

N2 - AIMS: To examine trends in alcohol drinking in different educational groups. METHODS: Data from three cross-sectional WHO MONICA surveys conducted in 1982-84, 1987, and 1991-92 were analysed to estimate trends in abstention, moderate, heavy, and sporadic heavy alcohol use in relation to level of education, age and smoking. In total, 6,695 Danish men and women aged 30, 40, 50, and 60 years were included. RESULTS: Alcohol drinking decreased in both men and women during the study period, but changes were only significant among the highest educated. In the highest educated men the prevalence of moderate alcohol use increased from 77 to 82%, while heavy alcohol use declined from 19 to 12%. In the highest educated women the prevalence of abstention increased from 15 to 22%, while moderate alcohol use declined from 78 to 68%. CONCLUSION: During the 1980s, alcohol drinking decreased among the highest educated men and women and an educational gradient in alcohol drinking widened in men and attenuated in women.

AB - AIMS: To examine trends in alcohol drinking in different educational groups. METHODS: Data from three cross-sectional WHO MONICA surveys conducted in 1982-84, 1987, and 1991-92 were analysed to estimate trends in abstention, moderate, heavy, and sporadic heavy alcohol use in relation to level of education, age and smoking. In total, 6,695 Danish men and women aged 30, 40, 50, and 60 years were included. RESULTS: Alcohol drinking decreased in both men and women during the study period, but changes were only significant among the highest educated. In the highest educated men the prevalence of moderate alcohol use increased from 77 to 82%, while heavy alcohol use declined from 19 to 12%. In the highest educated women the prevalence of abstention increased from 15 to 22%, while moderate alcohol use declined from 78 to 68%. CONCLUSION: During the 1980s, alcohol drinking decreased among the highest educated men and women and an educational gradient in alcohol drinking widened in men and attenuated in women.

KW - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

KW - Adult

KW - Aged

KW - Alcohol Drinking

KW - Analysis of Variance

KW - Cross-Sectional Studies

KW - Denmark

KW - Educational Status

KW - Female

KW - Humans

KW - Logistic Models

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Prevalence

KW - Questionnaires

KW - Risk Factors

KW - Social Class

M3 - Journal article

VL - 29

SP - 40

EP - 43

JO - Scandinavian Journal of Public Health

JF - Scandinavian Journal of Public Health

SN - 1403-4948

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