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

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Key Facts Leitrim

In 2017, Leitrim was average for both mortality for all ages due to alcohol related causes (60.3 per 100,000 population compared to the National rate of 58.6 per 100,000).

In 2017, the percentage of potential years of life lost (PYLL) from selected alcohol related causes was the second highest nationally for females (611.7 per 100,000 population, National 298.2) and also for males (1,561.3 per 100,000 population, National 1006.1).

In 2017, Leitrim was below average for hospital admission rates for mental and behaviour disorders due to alcohol (57.1 per 100,000 population, National 83.7) and one of the lowest nationally for alcoholic liver disease with less than 5 cases.

In 2017 Leitrim was below average for psychiatric in-patient rates for alcohol disorders for first admissions (2.4 per 100,000 population, National 9.2) and above average for all admissions (46.8 per 100,000, National 24.1).

In 2017, Leitrim was average for alcohol treatment rate at 165.1 per 100,000 population (National 153.2).

In January 2019, Leitrim ranked 3rd highest or the number of liquor licenses with 421.3 per 100,000 (National 273.1).

Item Type:FactSheet
Date:2019
Publisher:Health Service Executive
Place of Publication:Dublin
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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 > Leitrim

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