Combating alcohol abuse - one household at a time

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): L.Pretorius, L.Simbayi, D.Labadarios
KEYWORDS: ALCOHOL ABUSE, HOUSEHOLD DYNAMICS, SANHANES
DEPARTMENT: HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB (HAST), Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation (PHHSI)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-march-2014/combating-alcohol-abuse
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 8139

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Abstract

Alcohol misuse remains a serious problem among South Africans, as almost a third of heads of households in informal urban areas who participated in SANHANES-I regarded alcohol misuse as a serious or very serious problem. Liezelle Pretorius, Leickness Simbayi and Demetre Labadarios report on the findings.