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  1. The tail of the alcohol consumption distribution.

    Article - En anglais

    The consumption containment rate (CCR), proposed by Taylor as a way of characterizing the upper tail of the alcohol consumption distribution, is analyzed and estimated from a collection of data sets from different countries.

    It is found that CCR curves for different countries are highly different at low consumption levels.

    However, at high consumption levels, they are remarkably similar across cultures.

    It is proposed that this may be due to cross-cultural similarities in heavy drinking careers.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Boisson alcoolisée, Consommation, Méthode mesure, Méthodologie, Etude critique, Alcoolisme, Distribution statistique, Modèle statistique, Coefficient variation, Estimation paramètre, Epidémiologie, Homme, Etude transculturelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholic beverage, Consumption, Measurement method, Methodology, Critical study, Alcoholism, Statistical distribution, Statistical model, Variation coefficient, Parameter estimation, Epidemiology, Human, Crosscultural study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0444867

    Code Inist : 002B18B04. Création : 199406.