Homicide and Alcohol Intoxication in Russia, 1956-2005
Razvodovsky, Yury E., Alcoholism
Summary - The association between alcohol and various forms of aggression and lethal violence is well documented. There is growing evidence that binge drinking pattern increases the propensity for the alcohol-related violence. The purpose of this study was to estimate the aggregate level effect of binge drinking on the homicide rate in drinking culture, which combine a higher level alcohol consumption per capita with the explosive drinking pattern. Trends in age-adjusted, sex-specific homicide and fatal alcohol poisoning mortality rates from 1956 to 2005 in Russia were analyzed using the ARIMA time series analysis. The results of the time series analysis suggest a close relationship …
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Publication information: Article title: Homicide and Alcohol Intoxication in Russia, 1956-2005. Contributors: Razvodovsky, Yury E. - Author. Journal title: Alcoholism. Volume: 43. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2007. Page number: 37+. © Centre for Study and Control of Alcoholism and Addictions, Zagreb 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.