Low and Middle Income Countries

Chair: Mark King
Co-chair: Jonathon Passmore
Contact the Low and Middle Income Countries Working Group

 

 

Some recent articles addressing matters relevant to drink driving and drug driving in Low and Middle Income Countries:

 

Alcohol consumption in Vietnam, and the use of ‘standard drinks’ to measure alcohol intake.

Authors: Bui TV, Blizzard CL, Luong KN, Truong NLV, Tran BQ, Otahal P, Srikanth V, Nelson MR, Au TB, Ha ST, Phung HN, Tran MH, Callisaya M, Gall S (2016)

Source: Alcohol and Alcoholism, 51(2), 186-195

Abstract available at: https://alcalc.oxfordjournals.org/content/51/2/186.abstract?etoc

 

The association between taxation increases and changes in alcohol consumption and traffic fatalities in Thailand

Sornpaisarn B, Shield KD, Cohen JE, Schwartz R, Rehm J (2015)

Source: Journal of Public Health, Advance Access online before publication

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdv163  

 

Alcohol Use-Related Problems Among a Rural Indian Population of West Bengal: An Application of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

Barik A, Rai RK, Chowdhury A (2015)

Source: Alcohol and Alcoholism, Advance Access online before publication

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agv097  

 

Alcohol burden in low-income and middle-income countries

Connor JP, Hall W (2015)

Source: The Lancet Volume 386, No. 10007, p1922–1924, 14 November 2015

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00236-6

 

The global health network on alcohol control: successes and limits of evidence-based advocacy

Schmitz HP (2015)

Source: Health Policy and Planning Advance Access online before publication

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czu064  

 

Alcohol control policies in 46 African countries: opportunities for improvement

Ferreira-Borges C, Esser MB, Dias S, Babor T, Parry CDH (2015)

Source: Alcohol and Alcoholism, 50(4), 470–476

doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agv036

 

Prevalence and factors associated with road traffic crash among taxi drivers in Mekelle Town, Northern Ethiopia, 2014: A cross sectional study

Authors:  Asefa NG, Ingale L, Shumey A, Yang H. (2015)

Source: PLoS One 2015; 10: e0118675

Full article (open source) available at: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0118675

 

A misplaced focus: Harmful drinking patterns in South Africa

Author: Bhana A. (2015)

Source: Subst. Use Misuse 2015

Article available at: http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/10826084.2015.1007658

 

What a man can do, a woman can do better': gendered alcohol consumption and (de)construction of social identity among young Nigerians

Author: Dumbili EW. (2015)

Source: BMC Public Health 2015; 15: e1499

Full article (open source) available at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/15/167

 

Characteristics of Chinese drivers attending a mandatory training course following licence suspension

Fleiter J, Watson B, Guan M, Ding J, Xu C. (2013)

Source: Proceedings of RS4C 2013 (Road Safety on Four Continents, 16th International Conference), Beijing, China, 15-17 May 2013.

Full article (open source) available at: http://eprints.qut.edu.au/60143/

 

The concentration of the global alcohol industry and its penetration in the African region

Authors: Jernigan DH, Babor TF. (2015)

Source: Addiction 2015; 110: 551-560

Abstract available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.12468

 

General motor vehicle drivers’ knowledge and practices regarding drink driving in Yinchuan and Guangzhou, China

Authors: Jia K, King M, Fleiter J, Sheehan M, Ma W, Lei J, Zhang J. (2015)

Source: Traffic Injury Prevention, Accepted author version online before publication

Abstract available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2014.1001509

 

Reducing alcohol-related driving on China’s roads: Traffic police officers’ perceptions and practice

Authors: Jia K, Fleiter JJ, King MJ, Sheehan M, Dunne M, Ma W. (2013)

Source: Proceedings of RS4C 2013 (Road Safety on Four Continents, 16th International Conference), Beijing, China, 15-17 May 2013.

Full article (open source) available at: http://eprints.qut.edu.au/58922/

 

Baseline study of alcohol dependence among general drivers and drink drivers in Guangzhou, China

Authors: Jia K, King M, Sheehan M, Fleiter J, Ma W, Lei J, Zhang J. (2013)

Source: Proceedings of RSRPE2013, Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, 28-30 August 2013, Brisbane, Australia.

Full paper available at: http://eprints.qut.edu.au/63058/

 

Investigation on deterrence effect of legal punishment measures on driving after drinking in Chongqing, China

Author: Suo Q. (2015)

Source: Traffic Injury Prevention, Accepted author version online before publication

Abstract available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2014.1001979

 

Some earlier articles and journal issue of interest:

 

Psycho-spatial predictors of alcohol use among motor drivers in Ibadan, Nigeria: Implications for preventing vehicular accidents

Author: Abikoye GE. (2012)

Source: The International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research, 1(1), 17-26

Full article (open source) available at: http://www.ijadr.org/index.php/ijadr/article/view/32/143

 

Determinants of drink-driving and association between drink-driving and road traffic fatalities in Ghana

Authors: Damsere-Derry J, Afukaar F, Palk G, King M. (2014)

Source: The International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research, 3(2), 135-141

Full article (open source) available at: http://eprints.qut.edu.au/62391/

 

The association between alcohol restriction policies and vehicle-related mortality in Cali, Colombia, 1998-2008

Authors: Mena J, Sánchez Á, Gutiérrez M, Puyana J, Suffoleto B. (2014)

Source: The International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research, 3(2), 149-158

Full article (open source) available at: http://www.ijadr.org/index.php/ijadr/article/view/157/265

 

Alcohol and inequity in the process of development: Contributions from ethnographic research

Authors: Schmidt LA, Room R (2012)

Source: The International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research, 1(1), 41-55

Full article (open source) available at: http://www.ijadr.org/index.php/ijadr/article/view/38/147

 

Special Issue on International Perspectives on Alcohol Control Policies in Low and Middle Income Countries

Source: International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research Vol 3, No 3 (2014)

All articles (open source) available at: http://www.ijadr.org/index.php/ijadr/issue/view/17

Table of contents:

Introduction to a special issue on alcohol control policies in low and middle income countries

Sornpaisarn B, Shield KD.

Alcohol control policies in low- and middle-income countries: Testing impacts and improving policymaking practice

Room R

Alcohol policy process in Malawi: Making it happen

Ferreira-Borges C, Endal D, Babor T, Dias S, Kachiwiya M, Zakeyu N.

Availability restrictions and alcohol consumption: A case of restricted hours of alcohol sales in Russian regions

Kolosnitsyna M, Sitdikov M, Khorkina N.

Testing the National Alcohol Policy Score Card (NAPSC) to assess progress in implementing a comprehensive policy response to reduce the harmful use of alcohol in South Africa

Parry CD.

Politics of alcohol taxation system in Thailand: behaviours of three major alcohol companies from 1992 to 2012

Sornpaisarn B, Kaewmungkun C.

Trends and associated factors of alcohol consumption among Southern Thai adolescents, 2003–2009

Tantirangsee N, Assanangkornchai S, Geater AF.