Experts have raised concerns over the alcohol use in Indian men living in the UK.
Although men born in India reportedly drank less than the general UK population, they were more vulnerable to alcohol-related problems.
The research team led by Dr Rashid Zaman studied the people from Sri Lanka, East Africa, Middle East, North Africa, West Africa, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China, and the West Indies.
Though Indian men reportedly drink less than the general population, yet they have higher rates of alcohol related admission to hospital in England than do British white men.
While writing in British Medical Journal, the researchers warned that alcohol-related problems among Indian men in the UK are disproportionately high.
Differences in religion, culture, history, and socioeconomic position all play a part, while differences between generations and increased alcohol consumption from acculturation further complicate the picture.