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Garnett, Claire and Jackson, Sarah and Oldham, Melissa and Brown, Jamie and Steptoe, Andrew and Fancourt, Daisy (2021) Factors associated with drinking behaviour during COVID-19 social distancing and lockdown among adults in the UK. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 219, p. 108461. (In Press) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108461.

External website: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/...


Highlights:

• Over 33,000 adults in the UK were surveyed at the start of COVID-19 lockdown.

• About half of drinkers reported drinking about the same as usual.

• A quarter of drinkers reported drinking more than usual over the past week.

• A quarter of drinkers reported drinking less than usual over the past week.

• Being younger or female were associated with drinking more than usual.

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