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Home has been revealed as the most dangerous place to drink alcohol

Home has been revealed as the most dangerous place to drink alcoholAn analysis of data from emergency departments over a 10-year period, showed 36 per cent of alcohol related injuries happen at home, with 13 per cent on the street and just 10 per cent at licensed premises.

Dr Cindy Woods from UNE's School of Health said the main concern was there were no regulations in the home environment.

"There's no-one regulating the amount of alcohol that's consumed, there's no one to say you've had enough and there's no security to stop aggression or violence," Dr Woods said.

"People are experiencing negative consequences when they're drinking at home."

Dr Woods said the main injuries at home were falls and assault related injuries, with 59 per cent the result of domestic violence by a partner.

"Just over 500 domestic violence injuries that were reported, but we believe that its very much under-reported so that figure is likely to be a lot higher," she said.
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