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  1. Fulltext. Predictors of alcoholism in young Swedish men.

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    Objectives

    The purpose of the study was to assess risk indicators for admission for alcoholism in young men.

    Methods

    Level of alcohol consumption and background variables were analyzed in a survey of 49 464 Swedish conscripts.

    Admissions to psychiatric care were registered during a 15-year follow-up.

    Results

    A strong association was found between level of alcohol consumption at conscription and future admission for alcoholism.

    The strongest risk indicator for admission for alcoholism, however, was « Contacts with police or child care authorities, » with an odds ratio of 4.9.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Suède, Europe, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Prédiction, Adulte jeune, Homme, Etude longitudinale, Admission hopital, Etude cohorte

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Sweden, Europe, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Prediction, Young adult, Human, Follow up study, Hospital admission, Cohort study

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

    Cote : 93-0498051

    Code Inist : 002B18C05. Création : 199406.