Drinkers, drinking, and alcohol-related mortality and hospitalizations
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Published by Publications Division, Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English



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  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Mortality -- Statistics.

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StatementMerton M. Hyman ... [et al.].
ContributionsHyman, Merton M.
LC ClassificationsHV5292 .D74 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4168403M
ISBN 100911290052
LC Control Number80150894

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Research has explored the relationships between the risk for alcohol–related morbidity and mortality and both the overall amount of alcohol consumed and the pattern of drinking. This article will review this research, with a focus on the relationship between alcohol use and coronary heart disease (CHD). Alcohol-related mortality rates. According to current Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures, there were 9, alcohol-related deaths in the UK in , more than the previous year. In , people in their fifties and sixties suffered the highest rate . This article estimates percentages of U.S. emerging adults ages engaging in past-month heavy episodic drinking and past-year alcohol-impaired driving, and numbers experiencing alcohol-related unintentional injury deaths and overdose hospitalizations between and Cited by: Prevalence of Drinking: According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime; percent reported that they drank in the past year; percent reported that they drank in the past month. 1 Prevalence of Binge Drinking and Heavy Alcohol Use: In , .

Interestingly, this benefit was only observed for wine drinkers, and not for those who drank other forms of alcohol. Current drinking was associated with an increased risk of alcohol-related cancers (HR, ; 95% CI, –) and injury (HR, ; 95% CI, –). Drinking behavior did not influence stroke or hospitalization risks.   Frequent drinking and drinking pattern were not associated with mortality except pre-specified alcohol-related deaths. In women, mortality risks were also elevated in non-drinkers and the heaviest intake category but the HRs were higher than among men; female regular heavy drinkers had considerably increased risk of death from alcohol-related Cited by:   En español | The United States has seen an increase in alcohol-related deaths over the past 20 years, with rates nearly doubling between and , according to researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).. The researchers, who looked at U.S. death certificates filed between and , found that in alcohol . INTRODUCTION. National surveys have focused attention on the heavy drinking patterns of many college students. In , , and , the Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Surveys (CAS) monitored among college students heavy or binge drinking, defined as five or more drinks in a single drinking session for males and four or more for females (77–79).

intake and alcohol-related mortality in the region are high [8], alcohol intake and mortality correlate over time [9, 10], and several individual-level studies, mainly focusing on Russia, have reported increased total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in heavy drinkers [11–15]. In this report, we analysed data from a prospectiveCited by: The majority of studies on moderate drinking and mortality have shown a J-shaped curve with coronary heart disease (CHD) and total mortality (driven by CHD mortality), with abstainers and heavier drinkers at increased risk, and moderate drinkers at reduced risk (Fillmore et al., ). Moderate drinkers live longer in general than either abstainers or alcohol abusers. That is, moderate alcohol consumption increases longevity or length of life. It does this largely by improving health and reducing the risk of major causes of death. For example, moderately drinking alcohol reduces risk of death from cardiovascular diseases by. the magnitude of alcohol-related unintentional injury deaths among all to year-olds, not just college students. This report assesses potential changes in heavy episodic drinking, driving under alcohol’s influence, and alcohol-related mortality and overdose hospitalizations among U.S. college students and other emerging adults ages