Middle Aged Males Most At Risk From Alcohol Poisoning

January 13th, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, six people die from alcohol poisoning in the United States every day.

Follow up:

The majority of them are middle aged men between 35 and 64. Indeed the risk level is substantially higher for men than women - 76 percent of all victims are male.

Approximately 2,200 Americans die from alcohol poisoning every year and the problem costs the country over $200 billion annually. Broken down on a regional basis, Alaska is the state with the most alcohol poisoning deaths per million people while Alabama has the least.

This chart shows alcohol poisoning deaths by age and gender in the United States.

Infographic: Middle Aged Males Most At Risk From Alcohol Poisoning | Statista
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