National Alcohol Indicators Project (NAIP) bulletin 17 released

The National Alcohol Indicators Bulletin 17, Estimated alcohol-attributable deaths and hospitalisations in Australia, 2010 to 2017, shows that in 2017 an estimated 4,276 Australian adults died and 105,505 were hospitalised from alcohol-attributable causes.

The bulletin presents ‘net’ deaths and hospitalisations by applying the alcohol attributable fraction method. This analysis takes into account the apparent protective effects of alcohol at low dose for ischaemic heart disease, haemorrhagic and ischaemic stroke, acute pancreatitis and diabetes type 2.

Read NAIP Bulletin 17 here

Posted on: 2 Mar 2022

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