Alcohol and health

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Statista dossier on alcohol use and health

This dossier provides some of the most interesting facts and figures relating to the use and abuse of alcohol, with the main focus on the United States. Harmful use of alcohol is a global problem that causes around six percent of all annual deaths worldwide. In the U.S., alcohol is responsible for costs of almost 250 billion U.S. dollars annually. This document provides information on costs, prevalence, intensity of drinking, drinking among children and adolescents, alcohol-related liver cirrhosis and a short look at the alcohol industry.

Table of contents

  • 1. Global overview
    • Alcohol content of a glass of beer, wine, champagne and schnapps

    • Key facts on alcohol-related deaths globally 2018

    • Countries with highest per capita consumption of alcohol 2016

    • Per-capita volume sales in the alcoholic drinks market worldwide by country in 2017

    • Revenue of the alcoholic drinks market worldwide, by country 2017

  • 2. U.S. overview
    • Seriousness of select substance abuse problems in the U.S. 2016-2018

    • U.S. costs due to abuse of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription opioids 2017

    • Per capita alcohol consumption of all beverages in the U.S. 1850-2016

    • Per capita consumption of beer, wine, and spirits in the United States 2010-2015

    • Per capita alcohol consumption of all beverages in the U.S. by state 2016

    • Alcohol consumption of all beverages in the U.S. by state 2016

    • Alcohol use in persons aged 12 or older in the U.S. by age 2016

    • Alcohol use among U.S. persons aged 12 or older by ethnicity 2016

    • U.S. binge drinking among adults by state 2017

    • Alcohol dependence or abuse among U.S. adults by level of mental illness 2016

  • 3. Children, adolescents, young adults
    • Median age of first alcohol use among U.S. youth 1991-2015

    • Lifetime prevalence of alcohol use within grades 8, 10 and 12 in the U.S. 1991-2017

    • Annual prevalence of alcohol use within grades 8, 10 and 12 in the U.S. 1991-2017

    • Prevalence of underage drinking in the past month U.S. 2010-2015, by grade

    • Alcohol use in U.S. persons aged 12-20 by gender 2016

    • Binge alcohol use in persons aged 18-22 by college enrollment 2002-2016

    • Binge alcohol use in persons aged 18-25 in the U.S. by gender 2002-2016

    • Number of drinks U.S. youths drank on drinking days in the past month 1991-2015

    • Alcohol use among U.S. college students as of fall 2017

    • Heavy alcohol use among U.S. college students as of fall 2017

  • 4. Alcohol and driving
    • Fatalities in U.S. road traffic by driver BAC in the crash 2016

    • Driving under the influence of alcohol in the U.S. 2002-2015

    • Driving under the influence of alcohol in U.S. persons by age 2015

    • U.S. students driving a car after drinking alcohol by gender and grade 2017

    • Young vehicle drivers under influence of alcohol in U.S. by age 2016

  • 5. Liver cirrhosis
    • Number of liver cirrhosis deaths in the U.S. from 2000-2015, by cirrhosis type

    • Average rate of cirrhosis deaths in the U.S. from 2000-2015, by cirrhosis type

    • Alcohol-related liver cirrhosis deaths in the U.S. from 2000-2015

    • Alcohol-related liver cirrhosis death rate in the U.S. from 2000-2015

    • Alcohol-related liver cirrhosis deaths in the U.S. in 2015, by age

    • Alcohol-related liver cirrhosis death rate in the U.S. in 2015, by age

  • 6. Treatments
    • Alcohol-related treatments among adults in the U.S. 2005-2016

    • Number of people in the U.S. who received treatment for alcohol use 2016, by age

    • Share of people in the U.S. who received treatment for alcohol use 2016, by ethnicity

    • Places where people in the U.S. received treatment for alcohol use 2016

    • Binge drinking among U.S. college students receiving mental healthcare 2010-2017

  • 7. The industry
    • Leading spirits brands worldwide 2017, based on brand value

    • U.S. alcohol tax revenue and forecast, 2000-2023

    • Total alcoholic beverage sales in the U.S. 2006-2016

    • U.S. wholesale sales of beer and wine 2002-2016

    • Revenue of alcoholic beverages in the U.S. by beverage type 2005-2017

  • 8. Miscellaneous
    • Share of people in the U.S. with disabilities who binge drank from 2009 to 2016

    • U.S. states with the highest percentage of women who drank while pregnant 2018

    • U.S. college students that received health information from their universities 2017

  • Language: English
  • Released: 2018
  • Source(s): Statista
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