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Selected statistics on consumption of alcohol (1850-1968) and on alcoholism (1930-1968)

Vera Efron

Selected statistics on consumption of alcohol (1850-1968) and on alcoholism (1930-1968)

by Vera Efron

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Published by Publications Division, Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholism -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPrepared by Vera Efron and Mark Keller.
      ContributionsKeller, Mark, 1907- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5292 .E36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p.
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5714418M
      LC Control Number70277380

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        The new report contains some eye-opening numbers on alcohol consumption. In Denmark, just about everyone drinks: 97 percent of men and 95 percent of women. (Norström, In Norway, a similar study found that a one) -litre increase in total alcohol consumption was associated with 13% increase in sickness absence among men, but the a effect of alcohol was not significant among women (Norstrom & Moan, ). Micro-level data from Finland and Sweden have shown that alcohol consumption and alcohol-.

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Selected statistics on consumption of alcohol (1850-1968) and on alcoholism (1930-1968) by Vera Efron Download PDF EPUB FB2

Selected statistics on consumption of alcohol () and on alcoholism () by Vera Efron Published by Publications Division, Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies in New Brunswick, : Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the National Health Interview Survey, January–March Page | 62 U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics Released 09/27 Alcohol consumption Figure This review of selected published data describes the epidemiology of alcohol use and related behaviors both across and within U.S.

ethnic groups. The authors focused on research manuscripts published within the past 10 years. National data sources were used whenever possible. To complement published literature, national survey data available. The health burden related to harmful alcohol consumption, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, is considerable.

Alcohol use is associated with numerous harmful health and social consequences, including an increased risk of a range of. ready-to-drink beverages usually contain 4–7% vol of alcohol, and are often pre-mixed beverages that contain vodka or rum.

Production and trade of alcoholic beverages production (a). s Most yeasts cannot grow when the concentration of alcohol is higher than 18%. Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in the United States: Adults (ages 18+): According to the NSDUH, million adults ages 18 and older 3 ( percent of this age group 4) had AUD.

This includes million men 3 ( percent of men in this age group 4) and million women 3 ( percent of women in this age group 4). The country reported to have read books most regularly in was China, where a survey among internet users across 17 countries revealed that 36 percent of respondents read a book every day or most days, and 34 percent read at least once a week.

Conversely, just 13 percent of South Korean respondents were reading books on a daily basis. Social acceptance of the use of alcohol has led to is uncensored use and abuse. Individuals learn form an early age that alcohol can be a source of pleasure and relieve, both privately and socially.

Advertising equates alcohol with pleasure and relief, fun, fashion, friendship, and happiness. This makes alcohol use seem like an adult initiation.

Against the backdrop of a worldwide increase in recorded per capita consumption (from 4 litres of pure alcohol in to l in ), Europe (excluding Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia) experienced the greatest decline, from an average of 12 l of pure alcohol in to 9 l in (Monteiro et al.

Worldwide, 3 million deaths every year result from harmful use of alcohol, this represent % of all deaths. The harmful use of alcohol is a causal factor in more than disease and injury conditions.

Overall % of the global burden of disease and injury is attributable to alcohol, as measured in disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). OECD Data OECD statistics.

The table below lists OECD countries by the annual consumption of pure alcohol in litres, per person, aged 15 years old and over, as published in the OECD Health Data. Note that the methodology to convert alcoholic drinks to pure alcohol may differ across countries.

For many years the legal standard for drunkenness in most states was a blood alcohol level of%, but in many states it now is%. The lethal level, often given as%, may be as low as% in some people. Blood alcohol concentrations are measured by breath (the Breathalyzer test), blood, or urine tests.

References. 1 Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. Table B. National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Detailed Tables. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; 2 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Unpublished data from the – National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related.

In beers the alcohol content varies from as little as 2 percent to as much as 8 percent; most lager- or ale-type beers contain between 4 and 5 percent.

ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION: LEVELS AND PATTERNS 44% BEER 36% WINE 17% SPIRITS 3% OTHER Recorded alcohol per capita (15+) consumption (in litres of pure alcohol) by type of alcoholic beverage, Recorded alcohol per capita (15+) consumption, – or latest year available Total alcohol per capita (15+) consumption, drinkers only (in litres of pure.

The next two sections focus, respectively, on statistics on alcohol consumption and alcohol abuse. The fourth and fifth sections address two issues related to alcohol abuse: the impact of Gorbachev's anti-alcohol campaign and deaths from alcohol : Jose Luis Bobadilla, Christine A.

Costello, Faith Mitchell. Alcohol consumption is defined as annual sales of pure alcohol in litres per person aged 15 years and older. Alcohol use is associated with numerous harmful health and social consequences, including an increased risk of a range of cancers, stroke and liver cirrhosis.

Alcohol consumption can also lead to a drug overdose. Alcohol plays an important role in antisocial behavior, violence and crime. According to a Home Office survey, 18 percent of young people aged in the UK and 28 percent of those aged caused damage while drinking.

State governments are becoming more and more dependent on alcohol revenue to pay their bills. The increasing consumption of alcohol will only fuel this dependence, says K.P.M.

: The Hindu Businessline. The history of alcohol and humans is at le and arguablyyears long. Alcohol, a flammable liquid produced by the natural fermentation of sugars, is currently the most widely used human psychoactive agent around the world today, ahead of.

Selected statistics The book Under the Influence is a unique look at Australian history as seen through the perspective of the influence of alcohol. This well-researched book shows how the patterns for alcohol use (and abuse) can be traced back to the very early days of white settlement.

Korff, JAboriginal alcohol consumption. Well, the best figure for the current American alcohol consumption rate seems to be roughly gallons of ethanol per year, per capita—still a healthy figure, but nearly three times less per. The data shows that inpure alcohol consumption (per litre) in South Africa is at litre per capita per year – up from litres in This pushes South Africa up to .