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Alcohol and alcohol-related harm in China: policy changes needed

Overview of attention for article published in Bulletin of the World Health Organization, January 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (81st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

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Title
Alcohol and alcohol-related harm in China: policy changes needed
Published in
Bulletin of the World Health Organization, January 2013
DOI 10.2471/blt.12.107318
Pubmed ID
Authors

Yi-lang Tang, Xiao-jun Xiang, Xu-yi Wang, Joseph F Cubells, Thomas F Babor, Wei Hao

Abstract

In China, alcohol consumption is increasing faster than anywhere else in the world. A steady increase in alcohol production has also been observed in the country, together with a rise in alcohol-related harm. Despite these trends, China's policies on the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages are weak compared with those of other countries in Asia. Weakest of all are its policies on taxation, drink driving laws, alcohol sale to minors and marketing licenses. The authors of this descriptive paper draw attention to the urgent need for public health professionals and government officials in China to prioritize population surveillance, research and interventions designed to reduce alcohol use disorders. They describe China's current alcohol policies and recent trends in alcohol-related harm and highlight the need for health officials to conduct a thorough policy review from a public health perspective, using as a model the World Health Organization's global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 77 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 2 3%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 3%
Student > Postgraduate 2 3%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 1%
Student > Master 1 1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 69 90%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 3 4%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 1%
Engineering 1 1%
Unknown 69 90%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 November 2020.
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#3,206,892
of 17,814,645 outputs
Outputs from Bulletin of the World Health Organization
#1,070
of 3,978 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#29,200
of 164,700 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Bulletin of the World Health Organization
#13
of 42 outputs
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