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

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Key Facts Louth

In 2017, Louth was above average for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (65.5 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 population due to selected alcohol related causes are below average for females (217.9 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and for males are above average (1,267.8 per 100,000 population, National 1006.10).

In 2017, Louth was above average for hospital admission rate for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (153.2 per 100,000 population, National 83.74) and also for alcoholic liver disease (50.5 per 100,000, National 36.48).

In 2017, Louth was average for psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for first admissions (8.1 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and for all admissions ( 24.1 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Louth was below average for alcohol treatment rates at 119.5 per 100,000 (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Louth ranked 19th for the number of liquor licenses with 266.91 per 100,000 (National 273.13).

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