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." Her greatest concern?
Gender differences in heavy alcohol use: a general population survey (the Genacis Project) of Sao Paulo City, Brazil.
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.
Data are drawn from the 2005 Canadian Survey as part of the project "Gender, Alcohol, and Culture: An International Study" (GENACIS;, a telephone appraisal of the adult Canadian population (aged 18 years and over).
For survey information, we used the GENACIS survey (for a short characterization see (Plant et al., 2010)), which had similar abstention and drinking rates to those obtained from the Household Surveys on Drugs as part of the National Plan on Drugs (Gual, 2006).
Data were not weighted, in accordance with the GENACIS technical report's suggested protocol when comparing provinces.35
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.
Using data from the GENACIS project, Bloomfield and colleagues (2011) analyzed alcohol use information from general-population surveys from 14 countries in Europe, Latin America, and North America.
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.