SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.143 número10Reparación valvular mitral en insuficiencia mitral degenerativa: reparabilidad, resultados inmediatos y seguimiento hasta 20 añosAsociación entre los polimorfismos 5HTTLPR, uMAOA y depresión en una cohorte de pacientes de atención primaria índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados

Journal

Artigo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • Em processo de indexaçãoCitado por Google
  • Não possue artigos similaresSimilares em SciELO
  • Em processo de indexaçãoSimilares em Google

Compartilhar


Revista médica de Chile

versão impressa ISSN 0034-9887

Resumo

FLORENZANO, Ramón et al. The harm to others from drinking: A population study. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2015, vol.143, n.10, pp.1242-1251. ISSN 0034-9887.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872015001000002.

Background: Alcohol can harm both drinkers and their human environment. Most of research in Chile has focused on the drinker. This work focuses on the damage to others. Governmental expenditures due to drinking are estimated to quadruple the income earned through taxation. Aim: To report the results of a population survey conducted in Chile in 2013 to assess the harm done to others from drinking by a known or unknown drinker. Material and Methods: A household survey of a sample of 1500 subjects living in urban areas, predominantly over 50.000 inhabitants, was conducted by trained interviewers. Results: A significant number of respondents reported that the effect of alcohol consumption by third parties was somewhat (18.7%) or very negative (14.8%). The most frequent negative effects were verbal abuse (37.4%), being bullied (17.4%), feeling fearful at home or in a private meeting (19.6%) and family problems (16.9%). Conclusions: About one third of Chileans surveyed have suffered negative effects due to alcohol consumption of a known or unknown drinker. This finding signals the need of designing public policies addressed to minimize or prevent collateral effects of drinking.

Palavras-chave : Alcohol drinking; Alcohol induced disorders; Data collection.

        · texto em Espanhol     · Espanhol ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License Todo o conteúdo deste periódico, exceto onde está identificado, está licenciado sob uma Licença Creative Commons