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Goggin, Deirdre and Cullen, Louise and O'Kane, Deirdre and O'Donovan, Diarmuid and Caroline, Mason Mohan (2019) Carlow alcohol-related harm profile 2019. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

URL: https://www.lenus.ie/handle/10147/626783

Key Facts Carlow

In 2017, Carlow was above average for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (62.9, 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 were average for females (315.5 per 100,000, National 298.2) and also average for males (988.3 per 100,000, National 1006.1).

In 2017, Carlow had an average hospital admission rate for mental and behaviour disorders due to

alcohol (86.9 per 100,000 population, National 83.8) and one of the lowest nationally for alcoholic liver disease with less than 5 cases (National 36.5 per 100,000 population).

In 2017, Carlow was below average for psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for first admissions (5.7 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and for all admissions (19.3 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Carlow had average alcohol treatment rate of 172.5 per 100,000 population (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Carlow ranked 18th for the number of liquor licenses with 279.3 per 100,000 (National 273.1).

Item Type:FactSheet
Publisher:Health Service Executive
Place of Publication:Dublin
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention > Substance use harm reduction
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Carlow

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