World Alcohol Consumption Trends 2005
Data CreatorPope, Addy
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh
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CitationPope, Addy. (2017). World Alcohol Consumption Trends 2005, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/1809.
DescriptionThis data represents the trends in alcohol consumption around the World in 2010/11. The data was sourced from a WHO report “Global status report of health and alcohol” (http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/publications/global_alcohol_report/msbgsruprofiles.pdf). Several points should be noted , consumption is measured as the “per capita consumption for adults (+15 years) and is measured as litres of pure alcohol”. Most data is for 2005, but the recorded consumption is an average figure for 2003-2005. A map is included in the download for easy of use. This dataset was created from a WHO report “Global status report of health and alcohol” (http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/publications/global_alcohol_report/msbgsruprofiles.pdf). The data was extracted and converted into a GIS friendly format. It was then combined with a World Boundary File (http://hdl.handle.net/10672/124) so the data could be represented as a map. Any use of this data should acknowledge the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the data source. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2011-03-01 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on 2017-02-21.
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