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OECD. (2019) OECD data: alcohol consumption.

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Source: OECD Health Statistics: Non-medical determinants of health.

Alcohol consumption is defined as annual sales of pure alcohol in litres per person aged 15 years and older. Alcohol use is associated with numerous harmful health and social consequences, including an increased risk of a range of cancers, stroke and liver cirrhosis. Alcohol also contributes to death and disability through accidents and injuries, assault, violence, homicide and suicide. This indicator is measured in litres per capita (people aged 15 years and older).

Item Type:Dataset
Date:September 2019
Corporate Creators:OECD
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
B Substances > Alcohol
VA Geographic area > International aspects
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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