Prevalence and perception of alcohol use in a rural community in South Africa: a pre-intervention survey

OUTPUT TYPE: Conference or seminar papers
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2004
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Peltzer, P.Seoka
KEYWORDS: ADOLESCENT BOYS, RURAL COMMUNITIES
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 3083
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/7725
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/7725

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and perception of alcohol use in a rural community in South Africa and to correlate this with socio-demographic characteristics, knowledge and risk perception of alcohol use. Results are discussed in view of community interventions of harmful and hazardous alcohol use.