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Risky alcohol use among reproductive-age men, not women, in Mae La refugee camp, Thailand, 2009

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Globally, alcohol use contributes to close to 4% of all deaths and is a leading cause of ill health and premature death among men of reproductive age. Problem alcohol use is an unaddressed public health issue among populations displaced by conflict. Assessing the magnitude of the problem and identifying affected groups and risk behaviours is difficult in mobile and unstable populations.From 15-28 December 2009 we conducted a simple rapid screening test of risky alcohol use using the single it...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1752-1505-6-7

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Thiptharakun, S More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Conflict and Health Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
7
Pages:
9
Publication date:
2014-09-11
Acceptance date:
2012-08-28
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ISSN:
1752-1505
Pubs id:
pubs:350472
URN:
uri:7606ceef-0451-4794-8e51-9530568d5885
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uuid:7606ceef-0451-4794-8e51-9530568d5885
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pubs:350472
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English
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