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

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In 2017, Westmeath was above average for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (61.7 per 100,000 population, compared to National 58.6).

In 2017, the percentage of potential years of life lost (PYLL) per 100,000 population due to selected alcohol related causes are below average for females (233.8 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and for males are above average (1211.6 per 100,000 population, National 1006.10).

In 2017, Westmeath was above average for hospital admission rate for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (162.3 per 100,000 population, National 83.74) and below average for alcoholic liver disease (29.9 per 100,000 population, National 36.48).

In 2017, Westmeath was above average for psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for first admissions (12.4 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and for all admissions ( 30.04 per 100,000 population, National 24.1).

In 2017, Westmeath had average alcohol treatment rates at 142.7 per 100,000 population (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Westmeath ranked 9th for the number of liquor licenses with 321.05 per 100,000 population (National 273.13).

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Irish-related, Report
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Harm reduction, Screening / Assessment
Health Service Executive
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