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

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Key Facts Kerry

In 2017, Kerry was above average for mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (65.9, 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) from selected alcohol related causes were below average for females (308.2 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and average for males (935.6 per 100,000, National 1006.1).

In 2017, Kerry was below average for hospital admission rates per for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (39.8 per 100,000 population, National 83.74) and average for alcoholic liver disease (37.0 per 100,000 , National 36.5).

In 2017, Kerry was average for psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for first admissions (10.1 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and below average for all admissions (17.6 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Kerry was above average for alcohol treatment rates per 100,000 at 208.9 (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Kerry ranked highest for the number of liquor licenses with 491.51 per 100,000 population (National 273.1).

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