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RESEARCH:

Review of the role of alcohol in drowning associated with recreational aquatic activity

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: Injury Prevention

 

SUBJECT: Alcohol
TYPE: Systemic Review
DATE: 2004


Alcohol is widely used in association with recreational aquatic activity in the United States, but there is minimal information regarding the extent of use elsewhere. This paper aims to assess the role of alcohol in drowning associated with recreational aquatic activity, by reviewing the English language literature published up to October 2003.

 

COUNTRY

Australia

AUTHORS

Timothy R Driscoll

J A Harrison

M Steenkamp

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

www.injuryprevention.com

RESPONDENTS

Ages 15+

USA

Canada

Australia

South Africa

Denmark

Finland

ACTIVITY

Swimming

Surfing

Boating

Water Skiing

Underwater Diving

Fishing

ENVIRONMENT

Ocean

Beach

River

Creek

Lake

Public pool

Private pool

AGE

15+

GENDER

N/A

ETHNICITY

N/A

 

 
 

 

 

 

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