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SMAD. Revista eletrônica saúde mental álcool e drogas

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TORRES, Aarón Solís; CASTILLO, María Magdalena Alonso  and  GARCIA, Karla Selene López. Prevalence of alcohol consumption in people with diagnosis of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. SMAD, Rev. Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. (Ed. port.) [online]. 2009, vol.5, n.2, pp. 1-13. ISSN 1806-6976.

This epidemiological and descriptive study aimed to know the prevalence of alcohol consumption in people with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). Unrestricted, random and aleatory sampling was used and consisted of 108 people. An identification card and the AUDIT instrument were used. The prevalence of alcohol consumption at least once in life was of 62% (CI95%; 53.0-71.0), 53.7% in the last year (CI 95; 44.0-63.0), 47.2% (CI 95%; 38.0-57.0) in the last month and 35.2% (CI95%; 26.0-44.0) in the last week. According to the type of alcohol consumption, it is stated that 19.0% reported reasonable consumption (CI95%, 9.0-29.0), 32.8% dependent consumption (CI 95%, 20.0 - 45.0) and 48.3% harmful consumption (CI95%, 35.0 -62.0).

Keywords : Prevalence; Alcohol; Diabetes Mellitus.

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