What Is The Best Indicator of Alcohol Consumption and Harm?

Posted April 07 2020 Agenda2030, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Use Disorder, BigAlcoholExposed, Binge Alcohol Use, Evidence, Heavy Episodic Alcohol Use, Report, Science, SDGs

Alcohol per capita consumption (APC) is greatly associated with harm and is available for almost all countries on a yearly basis as it is largely derived from routinely collected statistics. APC was better at predicting alcohol‐attributable harm than HED. APC was also correlated with changes in the alcohol‐attributable burden of disease (from 2010 to 2016), while HED was not.
APC was found to be the preferred indicator for the harmful use alcohol…

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