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SYDNEYMEDICAL SCHOOL
SYDNEYMEDICAL SCHOOLAlcohol and Other DrugsSydney Women and Sexual Health (SWASH) survey2006 - 2012Prepared by Julie Moone...
SWASH STUDYSample:2006: 9622008: 10132010: 9642012: 835Data collection: 2 page self-complete questionnaireRecruitment by s...
TobaccoCurrent smokers16-24 Years Old
AlcoholRisk of alcohol-related disease or injury over lifetime TYPICAL DAY(“drinking no more than 2 standard drinks on any...
AlcoholRisk of alcohol-related injury on a single occasionTYPICAL DAY(“drinking no more than four standard drinks on a sin...
AlcoholFrequency of binge drinking on single occasion in past 6 months(definition has changed over time)
Illicit drugs
Illicit drugsLast 6 months:Ever injected drugs
CONTACTSAcknowledgments› SWASH owes a deep debt of gratitude to ACON for continued practicaland financial support. This re...
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ACON community forum on drugs use June 2013

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ACON community forum on drugs use June 2013

  1. 1. SYDNEYMEDICAL SCHOOL
  2. 2. SYDNEYMEDICAL SCHOOLAlcohol and Other DrugsSydney Women and Sexual Health (SWASH) survey2006 - 2012Prepared by Julie Mooney-Somers & Rachel Deacon
  3. 3. SWASH STUDYSample:2006: 9622008: 10132010: 9642012: 835Data collection: 2 page self-complete questionnaireRecruitment by survey collectors at:* Mardi Gras Fair Day (consistent and core)* Mardi Gras season social events(venues change each year)* Lesbian, bisexual, queer women* Engaged with LGBT communities* Sydney
  4. 4. TobaccoCurrent smokers16-24 Years Old
  5. 5. AlcoholRisk of alcohol-related disease or injury over lifetime TYPICAL DAY(“drinking no more than 2 standard drinks on any day reduces the lifetime risk of harm from alcohol-related disease or injury”)
  6. 6. AlcoholRisk of alcohol-related injury on a single occasionTYPICAL DAY(“drinking no more than four standard drinks on a single occasion reduces the risk of alcohol-related injury arising from that occasion”)
  7. 7. AlcoholFrequency of binge drinking on single occasion in past 6 months(definition has changed over time)
  8. 8. Illicit drugs
  9. 9. Illicit drugsLast 6 months:Ever injected drugs
  10. 10. CONTACTSAcknowledgments› SWASH owes a deep debt of gratitude to ACON for continued practicaland financial support. This research could not have happened without theircommitment, enthusiasm and contacts. We thank all the women whocompleted the questionnaire.ContactsDr Julie Mooney-Somers, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law inMedicine (VELiM), University ofSydney,Julie.MooneySomers@sydney.edu.auDr Rachel Deacon, Discipline of Addiction Medicine, University of Sydney,Rachel.Deacon@sydney.edu.auAll previous SWASH reports and publications can be foundat:www.acon.org.au/research/news/sydney-women-and-sexual-health

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