Prevalence of Alcohol use among the Indian Population and its Impact on Public Health

Authors

  • Ajit kumar Lenka
  • Smritima Diksha Lama
  • Akanksha
  • Malvika Lodhi
  • Maitrimishra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v14i3.19347

Keywords:

Alcohol consumption, alcohol-related consequences, morbidity, mortality, risk factors, social-economic and cultural factors

Abstract

                                     Abstract
In the discussion on substance abuse alcohol is reported as one of the most commonly used substances. The public health perspective states alcohol is a major player not only leading to disability but also death and disease. The article aims to provide an insight into the overall understanding of the effect of alcohol consumption on the peoples’ lives in India. It also describes the burden of alcohol consumption and its consequences. This article is based on secondary data, the secondary data are collected from different source such NFHS, published research papers and reports.

Author Biographies

  • Ajit kumar Lenka

    Completed PhD from center for Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Currently he is working as aproject coordinator in Nutrition International project at International Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), New Delhi,

  • Smritima Diksha Lama

    Completed PhD from center for Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, currently working as Consultant in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi,

  • Akanksha

    Completed BDS in Maharana Pratap Dental college Kanpur, UP and currently pursuing her Post Graduation Diploma in Health and Hospital Management, IIHMR Delhi,

  • Malvika Lodhi

    has completed BDS in Maharana Pratap college Kanpur, UP and currently pursuing her Post Graduation Diploma in Health and Hospital Management, IIHMR, Delhi,

  • Maitrimishra

    has completed BDS and currently pursuing her Post-Graduation Diploma in Health and Hospital Management, IIHMR, Delhi.

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Published

2023-06-21

How to Cite

Prevalence of Alcohol use among the Indian Population and its Impact on Public Health. (2023). Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 14(3), 23-30. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v14i3.19347