socioeconomic position

Socioeconomic lens on addiction

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Monash Addiction Research Centre
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In this webinar, the speakers take a look at the social and economic factors influencing addiction (particularly injecting drug use), and its impact on particularly disadvantaged groups, such as young people transitioning from out of home care and the long-term unemployed.

Socioeconomic Status and Cigarette Expenditure among US Households: Results from 2010 to 2015 Consumer Expenditure Survey

Siahpush M, Farazi PA, Maloney SI, et al Socioeconomic status and cigarette expenditure among US households: results from 2010 to 2015 Consumer Expenditure Survey BMJ Open 2018;8:e020571. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020571
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Objectives: To examine (1) the association between household socioeconomic status (SES) and whether a household spends money on cigarettes and (2) socioeconomic variations in proportion of total household expenditure spent on cigarettes among smoking households.

Socioeconomic Position and Adolescent Drinking: What's the Link?

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To what extent does socioeconomic position affect adolescent drinking behaviours?

A new article recently published in the academic journal BMC Public Health addresses this question in the context of six different European countries among students aged 14 to 17 years, where the variable was prevalence of weekly binge drinking.