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

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Key Facts Cork

In 2017, Cork had an above average rate for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (70.0 per 100,000 population, National 58.6).

In 2017, the percentage of potential years of life lost from selected alcohol related causes was above average for females (434.8 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and for males (1,229.0 per 100,000, National 1006.10).

In 2017, Cork had an average hospital admission rate for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (89.7 per 100,000 population, National 83.7) and above average rate for alcoholic liver disease (45.7 per 100,000, National 36.5).

In 2017, Cork had the highest rate nationally for psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for

first admissions (25.0 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and below average for all admissions (12.7 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017,Cork had an average alcohol treatment rate at 170.0 per 100,000 (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Cork ranked 15th for the number of liquor licenses with 286.4 per 100,000 population (National 279.3.)

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