Evolution of mortality attributable to alcohol in Spain according to age, sex, cause of death and type of drinker (2001-2017)

There are no recent estimates of alcohol-attributable mortality in Spain with Spanish alcohol consumption data. The objective is to estimate it and know its evolution between 2001 and 2017 in people >/=15 years, according to sex, age, period, cause of death and type of drinker. The cause-specific approach and Levin's equation were used. Survey consumption was corrected for underestimation with respect to sales statistics, and past consumption and binge drinking were considered. The average annual number of deaths attributable to alcohol in 2010-2017 was 14,927, 58.6% of which were premature (

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  • Authors:

    Donat, M.;Sordo, L.;Belza, M. J.;Hoyos, J.;Regidor, E.;Barrio, G.

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