GENACISGender, Alcohol and Culture an International Study
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Moreover, questions on drinking reasons in GENACIS survey were asked only to a randomly selected subsample (N = 2,053).
Las 10 preguntas del AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, WHO 2001) fueron incluidas en el cuestionario GENACIS de los 9 paises participantes en el estudio multicentrico.
Wilsnack, who oversees the GENACIS project, believes we are now witnessing a "global epidemic of women's drinking.
The GENACIS device is fully automated and it continuously collects and stores data via the onboard memory, thereby preventing data loss and maintaining data integrity when the wireless connection is intermittently lost.
For example, the GENACIS project examines the influence of biology and culture on gender differences in alcohol use and its consequences.
Based on GENACIS data, Wilsnack and colleagues (2009) reported that the prevalence of current drinking declined consistently with age in only a minority of the surveys for which 3 age groups were available.
Data were not weighted, in accordance with the GENACIS technical report's suggested protocol when comparing provinces.
Directors of country surveys for the group's new GENACIS project (described below) have been encouraged to incorporate qualitative substudies to aid in interpreting their quantitative survey findings.
For example, using data from the GENACIS project (Wilsnack, Wilsnack, Kristjanson, Vogeltanz-Holm, & Gmel, 2009) Olafsdottir and colleagues (Olafsdottir, Raitasalo, Greenfield, & Allamani, 2009) looked at pressure to change drinking or enter treatment in 18 countries using general population samples.
The present analysis sets out to examine the issue of differential hazard by type of alcoholic beverage cross-culturally, using a unique multinational dataset assembled in the GENACIS project (Gender, Alcohol and Culture: An International Study).