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Alcohol consumption in Spain and its economic cost: a mathematical modeling approach. (English) Zbl 1205.91124
Summary: A mathematical model for alcohol consumption in Spanish population is proposed. Its parameters are estimated by fitting the model to real data from Spanish Ministry of Health. Predictions about the future behavior of the alcohol consumption in Spain are presented using this model. Results are applied to estimate the economic costs (sanitary and non-sanitary) assumed by Spanish society that are derived from this consumption.

91B74 Economic models of real-world systems (e.g., electricity markets, etc.)
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