Excessive Alcohol Use

CDC Tools for the Prevention of Excessive Drinking

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-08-17

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a Guide for Measuring Alcohol Outlet Density for the use of public health practitioners to measure alcohol outlet density at the state and local levels. Alcohol outlet density is “the number and concentration of retail alcohol outlets in a defined geographic area”.

Report: Excessive Alcohol Use A Leading Preventable Cause of Death; Shortens Life By 30 Years

Published Date: 
Fri, 2014-06-27

A study published June 26 in Preventing Chronic Disease stated between 2006-2010 excessive alcohol use accounted for 1 in 10 of all deaths among working age adults ages 20-64. Furthermore CDC scientists analyzed data from the Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI) application for 2006-2010 and found that nearly 70% of deaths due to excessive drinking involved working-age adults.

Subscribe to RSS - Excessive Alcohol Use

CityMatCH.org. All rights reserved©