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2018 Concurrent alcohol and tobacco use among school-going adolescents in Namibia: prevalence and risk factors
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors for concurrent alcohol and tobacco use among school-going adolescen...
2018 Alcohol use and problem drinking in South Africa: results from a national-population-based survey 2014-2015
The aim of this study was to estimate the pattern of alcohol use among South African adults by their socio-demographic and health status ind...
2017 Alcohol use disorder and tuberculosis treatment: a longitudinal mixed methods study in Thailand
The relationship between tuberculosis (TB) treatment and alcohol use disorders over time is under-researched. The aim of this investigation ...
2017 Prevalence of psychological distress and its association with sociodemographic and HIV-risk factors in South Africa: findings of the 2012 HIV prevalence, incidence and behaviour survey
In South Africa, there are limited nationally representative data on the prevalence and factors associated with psychological distress. This...Download this report