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Alcohol-related deaths decline

27th January 2009

Information published by the Office for National Statistics has shown the amount of people dying because of alcohol has started to decrease.

In 2007, 8,724 people died because of alcohol in the UK at a rate of 13.3 per 100,000 people, a decrease from 13.4 in 2006. This rate is still twice the number measured in 1991. Deaths in men aged 35-54 had the biggest decrease, from 31.1 per 100,000 to 30.2. However, twice the number of men died because of alcohol than women.


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Article Information

Title: Alcohol-related deaths decline
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 9959
Date Added: 27th Jan 2009


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