Alcohol and older people. A descriptive analysis of changes in alcohol use in older New Zealanders from 2004 to 2009

9 Jul 2014

This report examines the changes in alcohol use in New Zealand for  older New Zealanders (aged 60 years and over), and the association of these changes with socio-economic and deprivation factors, living arrangements and chronic health conditions. The report uses data from the Statistics New Zealand Survey of Family Income and Employment (SoFIE), covering the period from 2002 to 2010.