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Cost-effectiveness of raising alcohol excise taxes to reduce the injury burden of road traffic crashes

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Background

Alcohol is an important risk factor for road transport injuries. We aimed to determine if raising alcohol taxes would be a cost-effective intervention strategy for reducing this burden.

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We modelled the effect of a one-off increase in alcohol excise tax (NZ$0.15 (US$0.10)/standard drink) on alcohol consumption in New Zealand, using price elasticities to determine change in on-trade and off-trade sales of beer, cider, wine, spirits and ready-to-dr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
Oxford college:
St Annes College
ORCID:
0000-0002-2271-6494
Mizdrak, A More by this author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Injury Prevention Journal website
Publication date:
2018-10-18
Acceptance date:
2018-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-5785
ISSN:
1353-8047
Pubs id:
pubs:929880
URN:
uri:9be646a5-0725-48c6-80ea-83c9191b86fe
UUID:
uuid:9be646a5-0725-48c6-80ea-83c9191b86fe
Local pid:
pubs:929880
Language:
English
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