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[Irish Times] , Smith, Patrick Big gains in life expectancy in Ireland, major EU study finds. (05 Dec 2017)

URL: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-f...

.... More than one in five adults in EU countries reported in 2014 heavy alcohol drinking at least once a month. In Ireland excessive alcohol consumption was well above the EU average, with 32 per cent of adults reporting having had at least six drinks in a single occasion each month in 2014.

Ireland led the EU countries in 2000 with an average annual consumption of 14.2 litres of alcohol per adult, drinking over three litres more than on average across the EU. This consumption level has gone down to 10.9 litres per capita in 2015, now only one litre above the EU.....


Item Type:News
Source:Irish Times
Date:5 December 2017
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Subjects:A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use > Drugs and alcohol use behaviour > Alcohol consumption > Binge drinking
A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use > Drugs and alcohol use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
G Health and disease > State of health
G Health and disease > Public health
G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol disorder > Alcohol use
VA Geographic area > Europe
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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