Adolescents from affluent city districts drink more alcohol than others

by Willy Pedersen, Anders Bakken and Tilmann von Soest

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"Adolescents from affluent city districts drink more alcohol than others." Addiction, 2015, Vol.110(10), pp.1595-1604

ISSN: 0965-2140; E-ISSN: 1360-0443

DOI: 10.1111/add.13005


Adolescents in affluent areas of Oslo, Norway report the highest levels of alcohol consumption and alcohol intoxication of all areas; neighbourhood characteristics such as education, income and unemployment levels seem to play a role in such drinking behaviour. Alcohol users in poorer districts reported more alcohol problems than those in other districts; however, here neighbourhood effects do not seem to play a role.

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