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Goggin, Deirdre and Cullen, L and O'Kane, J and O'Donovan, Diarmuid and Mason Mohan, C (2019) Offaly alcohol-related harm profile 2019.


Key Facts Offaly

In 2017, Offaly was average for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (57.8 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 from selected alcohol related causes are below average for females (204.5 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and for males are above average (1441.8 per 100,000 population, National 1006.10).

In 2017, Offaly was average hospital admission rate for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (82.0 per 100,000 population, National 83.74) and above average for alcoholic liver disease (43.7 per 100,000, National 36.48).

In 2017, Offaly was average for psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for first admissions (9.5 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and below average for all admissions ( 10.3 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Offaly had an average alcohol treatment rate at 150.0 per 100,000 (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Offaly ranked 22nd for the number of liquor licenses with 241.15 per 100,000 (National 273.13).

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