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

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Key Facts Laois

In 2017, Laois had the lowest rate nationally for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (46.5 per 100,000 population compared to the National rate of 58.6).

In 2017, the percentage of potential years of life lost (PYLL) from selected alcohol related causes was below average for females (254.8 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and for males are above average (1,182.3 per 100,000 population, National 1006.1).

In 2017, Laois was above average for hospital admission rates for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (215.8 per 100,000 population, National 83.7) and average for alcoholic liver disease (28.8 per 100,000 , National 36.48).

In 2017, Laois was below average for psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for first admissions (5.9 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and average for all admissions ( 23.2 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Laois had an average alcohol treatment rate of 160.0 per 100,000 population (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Laois ranked 21st for the number of liquor licenses with 251.5 per 100,000 population (National 273.1).

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