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Alcohol-attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017: Are the gender gaps narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study

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Alcohol-attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017 : Are the gender gaps narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study. / Agardh, Emilie E; Allebeck, Peter; Flodin, Pär; Wennberg, Peter; Ramstedt, Mats; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Øverland, Simon; Kinge, Jonas Minet; Tollånes, Mette C; Eikemo, Terje A; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Mäkelä, Pia; Gissler, Mika; Juel, Knud; Moesgaard Iburg, Kim; McGrath, John J; Naghavi, Mohsen; Vollset, Stein Emil; Gakidou, Emmanuela; Danielsson, Anna-Karin.

In: Drug and Alcohol Review, Vol. 40, No. 3, 03.2021, p. 431-442.

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Agardh, EE, Allebeck, P, Flodin, P, Wennberg, P, Ramstedt, M, Knudsen, AK, Øverland, S, Kinge, JM, Tollånes, MC, Eikemo, TA, Skogen, JC, Mäkelä, P, Gissler, M, Juel, K, Moesgaard Iburg, K, McGrath, JJ, Naghavi, M, Vollset, SE, Gakidou, E & Danielsson, A-K 2021, 'Alcohol-attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017: Are the gender gaps narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 431-442. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13217

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Agardh, E. E., Allebeck, P., Flodin, P., Wennberg, P., Ramstedt, M., Knudsen, A. K., Øverland, S., Kinge, J. M., Tollånes, M. C., Eikemo, T. A., Skogen, J. C., Mäkelä, P., Gissler, M., Juel, K., Moesgaard Iburg, K., McGrath, J. J., Naghavi, M., Vollset, S. E., Gakidou, E., & Danielsson, A-K. (2021). Alcohol-attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017: Are the gender gaps narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 40(3), 431-442. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13217

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Agardh EE, Allebeck P, Flodin P, Wennberg P, Ramstedt M, Knudsen AK, Øverland S, Kinge JM, Tollånes MC, Eikemo TA, Skogen JC, Mäkelä P, Gissler M, Juel K, Moesgaard Iburg K, McGrath JJ, Naghavi M, Vollset SE, Gakidou E, Danielsson A-K. 2021. Alcohol-attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017: Are the gender gaps narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study. Drug and Alcohol Review. 40(3):431-442. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13217

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Agardh, Emilie E ; Allebeck, Peter ; Flodin, Pär ; Wennberg, Peter ; Ramstedt, Mats ; Knudsen, Ann Kristin ; Øverland, Simon ; Kinge, Jonas Minet ; Tollånes, Mette C ; Eikemo, Terje A ; Skogen, Jens Christoffer ; Mäkelä, Pia ; Gissler, Mika ; Juel, Knud ; Moesgaard Iburg, Kim ; McGrath, John J ; Naghavi, Mohsen ; Vollset, Stein Emil ; Gakidou, Emmanuela ; Danielsson, Anna-Karin. / Alcohol-attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017 : Are the gender gaps narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study. In: Drug and Alcohol Review. 2021 ; Vol. 40, No. 3. pp. 431-442.

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title = "Alcohol-attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017: Are the gender gaps narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study",
abstract = "INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: The gender difference in alcohol use seems to have narrowed in the Nordic countries, but it is not clear to what extent this may have affected differences in levels of harm. We compared gender differences in all-cause and cause-specific alcohol-attributed disease burden, as measured by disability-adjusted life-years (DALY), in four Nordic countries in 2000-2017, to find out if gender gaps in DALYs had narrowed.DESIGN AND METHODS: Alcohol-attributed disease burden by DALYs per 100 000 population with 95% uncertainty intervals were extracted from the Global Burden of Disease database.RESULTS: In 2017, all-cause DALYs in males varied between 2531 in Finland and 976 in Norway, and in females between 620 in Denmark and 270 in Norway. Finland had the largest gender differences and Norway the smallest, closely followed by Sweden. During 2000-2017, absolute gender differences in all-cause DALYs declined by 31% in Denmark, 26% in Finland, 19% in Sweden and 18% in Norway. In Finland, this was driven by a larger relative decline in males than females; in Norway, it was due to increased burden in females. In Denmark, the burden in females declined slightly more than in males, in relative terms, while in Sweden the relative decline was similar in males and females.DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS: The gender gaps in harm narrowed to a different extent in the Nordic countries, with the differences driven by different conditions. Findings are informative about how inequality, policy and sociocultural differences affect levels of harm by gender.",
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author = "Agardh, {Emilie E} and Peter Allebeck and P{\"a}r Flodin and Peter Wennberg and Mats Ramstedt and Knudsen, {Ann Kristin} and Simon {\O}verland and Kinge, {Jonas Minet} and Toll{\aa}nes, {Mette C} and Eikemo, {Terje A} and Skogen, {Jens Christoffer} and Pia M{\"a}kel{\"a} and Mika Gissler and Knud Juel and {Moesgaard Iburg}, Kim and McGrath, {John J} and Mohsen Naghavi and Vollset, {Stein Emil} and Emmanuela Gakidou and Anna-Karin Danielsson",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Alcohol-attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017

T2 - Are the gender gaps narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study

AU - Agardh, Emilie E

AU - Allebeck, Peter

AU - Flodin, Pär

AU - Wennberg, Peter

AU - Ramstedt, Mats

AU - Knudsen, Ann Kristin

AU - Øverland, Simon

AU - Kinge, Jonas Minet

AU - Tollånes, Mette C

AU - Eikemo, Terje A

AU - Skogen, Jens Christoffer

AU - Mäkelä, Pia

AU - Gissler, Mika

AU - Juel, Knud

AU - Moesgaard Iburg, Kim

AU - McGrath, John J

AU - Naghavi, Mohsen

AU - Vollset, Stein Emil

AU - Gakidou, Emmanuela

AU - Danielsson, Anna-Karin

N1 - © 2020 The Authors. Drug and Alcohol Review published by John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd on behalf of Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs.

PY - 2021/3

Y1 - 2021/3

N2 - INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: The gender difference in alcohol use seems to have narrowed in the Nordic countries, but it is not clear to what extent this may have affected differences in levels of harm. We compared gender differences in all-cause and cause-specific alcohol-attributed disease burden, as measured by disability-adjusted life-years (DALY), in four Nordic countries in 2000-2017, to find out if gender gaps in DALYs had narrowed.DESIGN AND METHODS: Alcohol-attributed disease burden by DALYs per 100 000 population with 95% uncertainty intervals were extracted from the Global Burden of Disease database.RESULTS: In 2017, all-cause DALYs in males varied between 2531 in Finland and 976 in Norway, and in females between 620 in Denmark and 270 in Norway. Finland had the largest gender differences and Norway the smallest, closely followed by Sweden. During 2000-2017, absolute gender differences in all-cause DALYs declined by 31% in Denmark, 26% in Finland, 19% in Sweden and 18% in Norway. In Finland, this was driven by a larger relative decline in males than females; in Norway, it was due to increased burden in females. In Denmark, the burden in females declined slightly more than in males, in relative terms, while in Sweden the relative decline was similar in males and females.DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS: The gender gaps in harm narrowed to a different extent in the Nordic countries, with the differences driven by different conditions. Findings are informative about how inequality, policy and sociocultural differences affect levels of harm by gender.

AB - INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: The gender difference in alcohol use seems to have narrowed in the Nordic countries, but it is not clear to what extent this may have affected differences in levels of harm. We compared gender differences in all-cause and cause-specific alcohol-attributed disease burden, as measured by disability-adjusted life-years (DALY), in four Nordic countries in 2000-2017, to find out if gender gaps in DALYs had narrowed.DESIGN AND METHODS: Alcohol-attributed disease burden by DALYs per 100 000 population with 95% uncertainty intervals were extracted from the Global Burden of Disease database.RESULTS: In 2017, all-cause DALYs in males varied between 2531 in Finland and 976 in Norway, and in females between 620 in Denmark and 270 in Norway. Finland had the largest gender differences and Norway the smallest, closely followed by Sweden. During 2000-2017, absolute gender differences in all-cause DALYs declined by 31% in Denmark, 26% in Finland, 19% in Sweden and 18% in Norway. In Finland, this was driven by a larger relative decline in males than females; in Norway, it was due to increased burden in females. In Denmark, the burden in females declined slightly more than in males, in relative terms, while in Sweden the relative decline was similar in males and females.DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS: The gender gaps in harm narrowed to a different extent in the Nordic countries, with the differences driven by different conditions. Findings are informative about how inequality, policy and sociocultural differences affect levels of harm by gender.

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JO - Drug and Alcohol Review

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