Testing spatial measures of alcohol outlet density with self-rated health in the Australian context : Implications for policy and practice

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Badland, Hannah, Mavoa, Suzanne, Livingston, Michael, David, Stephanie and Giles-Corti, Billie. (2016). Testing spatial measures of alcohol outlet density with self-rated health in the Australian context : Implications for policy and practice. Drug and Alcohol Review. 35(3), pp. 298-306. https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.12341
AuthorsBadland, Hannah, Mavoa, Suzanne, Livingston, Michael, David, Stephanie and Giles-Corti, Billie
Abstract

Introduction and Aims
Reducing access to alcohol is an important and cost-effective strategy for decreasing alcohol consumption and associated harm. Yet this is a less common approach to alcohol control in Australia. The aim of this research was to ascertain which alcohol outlet density spatial measures were related to long-term health outcomes, and the extent to which this differs for those living in more or less disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

Design and Methods
Existing Australian state-level spatial alcohol policies were reviewed. No appropriate spatial policies were identified; therefore, the literature was used to identify potential alcohol-related spatial measures. Spatial measures of alcohol outlet density were generated in a geographical information system and linked with health survey data drawn from 3141 adults living in metropolitan Melbourne. Logistic regression analysis was used to examine associations between alcohol outlet density measures, self-rated health and area-level disadvantage.

Results
Twelve spatial measures of alcohol outlet density were generated. Alcohol outlet density and self-rated health associations varied by area-level disadvantage. For those living in more disadvantaged areas, not having off-licenses available within 800 m, or on-licenses available within 400 m were protective of self-rated health.

Discussion and Conclusions
Local alcohol outlet density may have a more detrimental effect on self-rated health for those living in more disadvantaged neighbourhoods, compared with those living in more advantaged areas. There is a need for spatial alcohol policies to help reduce alcohol-related harm. This research proposes a set of spatial measures to generate a more consistent understanding of alcohol availability in Australia. [Badland H, Mavoa S, Livingston M, David S, Giles-Corti B. Testing spatial measures of alcohol outlet density with self-rated health in the Australian context: Implications for policy and practice. Drug Alcohol Rev 2016;35:298–306]

Keywordsadults; equity; geographic information system; liveability; urban planning
Year2016
JournalDrug and Alcohol Review
Journal citation35 (3), pp. 298-306
PublisherWiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
ISSN0959-5236
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.12341
Scopus EID2-s2.0-84946092941
Research or scholarlyResearch
Page range298-306
FunderNational Health and Medical Research Council
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Online30 Sep 2015
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Accepted24 Aug 2015
Deposited10 Jan 2022
Grant IDNHMRC/1061404
NHMRC/1053029
NHMRC/1004900
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