Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Deconstructing the Alcohol Harm Paradox

Deconstructing the alcohol harm paradox: a population based survey of adults in England

Different socioeconomic status (SES) measures appear to influence whether the Alcohol Harm Paradox is observed as a linear trend across SES groups or a phenomenon associated particularly with the most disadvantaged. The paradox also appears more concentrated in men and younger age groups.

Investigators: Emma Beard, Jamie Brown, Robert West, Colin Angus, Alan Brennan, John Holmes, Eileen Kaner, Petra Meier and Susan Michie

Contact: Emma Beard (e.beard[at]ucl.ac.uk )

Funding: Cancer Research UK 

External collaborators

Cancer Research UK