Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence
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ISSN: 2329-6488

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Razvodovsky YE

Razvodovsky YE
International Academy of Sobriety,
80 Gorky Street, Grodno 230009, Belarus

  • Research Article
    Beverage-Specific Alcohol Sales and Gender Difference in Suicide Rates in Russia
    Author(s): Razvodovsky YERazvodovsky YE

    Background: In the Western world, males die from suicide three to four times more often than females. The reasons behind the gender gap in suicide mortality are hotly debated in the scientific literature. Russia retains one of the highest gender gap in suicide rates in the world. Some researchers have reported a close link between alcohol and suicide in Russia both in present and the past. Objective: The aim of the current study was to examine the aggregate-level relationship between the consumption of different alcoholic beverages and gender difference in suicide rates in Russia between 1970 and 2015. Method: The ARIMA (autoregressive integrated moving average) modeling technique was used to evaluate the relationship between changes in the consumption of different types of alcoholic beverages and gender difference.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6488.1000286

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