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

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Key Facts Wexford

In 2017, Wexford was above average for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (61.2 per 100,000 population, compared to a National rate of 58.6 per 100,000).

In 2017, the percentage of potential years life lost (PYLL) per 100,000 due to selected alcohol related causes are below average for females (173.5 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and for males are above average (1074.5 per 100,000 population, National 1006.10).

In 2017, Wexford was average for hospital admission rate for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (88.2 per 100,000 population, National 83.74) and below average for alcoholic liver disease (16.9 per 100,000 population, National 36.48).

In 2017, Wexford was below average for both psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for first admissions (4.1 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and for all admissions (10.0 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Wexford had above average alcohol treatment rates at 248.1 per 100,000 population (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Wexford ranked 14th for the number of liquor licenses with 297.89 per 100,000 population (National 273.13).

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