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Goggin, Deirdre and Cullen, L and O'Kane, J and O'Donovan, D and Mason Mohan, C (2019) Longford alcohol-related harm profile 2019. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

URL: https://www.lenus.ie/handle/10147/626797

Key facts Longford

In 2017, Longford was above average for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (67.5 per 100,000 population, compared to a National rate of 58.6 per 100,000).

In 2017, the percentage of potential years of life lost (PYLL) per 100,000 due to selected alcohol related causes are above average for females (574.4 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and for males are also above average (1,115.5 per 100,000 population, National 1006.10).

In 2017, Longford was the highest nationally for hospital admission rate for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (270.8 per 100,000, National 83.74) and below average for alcoholic liver disease (27.4 per 100,000, National 36.48).

In 2017, Longford was average for psychiatric in-patient rates per 100,000 for alcohol disorders for first admissions (9.8, per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and above average for all admissions ( 39.1 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Longford was average for alcohol treatment rates at 138.2 per 100,000 (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Longford ranked 12th for the number of liquor licenses with 313.1 per 100,000 population (National 273.13).

In 2017, the rate for alcohol related offences in Roscommon/Longford was above average for drink driving at 181.3 per 100,000 population, but below average for disorderly conduct at 352.2 per 100,000 and average for liquor licensing offences at 14.2 per 100,000, compared to the National rates (drink driving 153.8 per 100,000 population, disorderly conduct 528.4 and liquor licensing offences 17.3 respectively).


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Item Type:FactSheet
Pages:15 p.
Publisher:Health Service Executive
Place of Publication:Dublin
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Substance related societal (social) problems > Alcohol / drinking and driving
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > Public health
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Longford

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