Living Close To A Bar Increases Chance Of Risky Drinking
Article Date: 07 Nov 2012
People who live close to an on-site alcohol outlet, such as a bar, are more likely to engage in risky alcohol behavior, while people who live further away have a lower chance of dangerous drinking.
The finding was published in the journalAddiction and came from a Finnish study which examined whether how far a person lives from an alcohol outlet has an impact on risky drinking behavior.
The researchers analyzed data consisting of the locations of licensed on-site alcohol outlets between 2000 and 2008, which was taken from the alcohol licence register, maintained by Valvira (National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health). Read More…