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

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Key Facts Donegal

In 2017, Donegal had a below average rate for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (52.8 per 100,000 population, National 58.6).

In 2017 the percentage of potential years of life lost (PYLL) from selected alcohol related causes was below average for females (232.1 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and above average for males (1,135.9 per 100,000, National 1006.1).

In 2017, Donegal was above average nationally for hospital admissions for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (160.1 per 100,000 population, National 83.7) and was the lowest nationally for alcoholic liver disease (12.9 per 100,000, National 36.5)

In 2017, Donegal had an average psychiatric in-patient rate for alcohol disorders for first admissions (8.8 per 100,000, National 9.2) and above average for all admissions (59.7 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Donegal had the second highest nationally alcohol treatment rate at 318.7 per 100,000 population (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Donegal ranked 6th for the number of liquor licenses with 354.3 per 100,000 (National 279.3).

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