Mortality and Morbidity

Even in low and moderate amounts, drinking alcohol increases the risk of chronic diseases, such as various cancers, and coronary heart disease, illnesses, injuries and disabilities, and causes harms that extend beyond the drinker to include family, friends and the larger community. Estimates of alcohol-related morbidity and mortality rates also consider quantity and frequency of consumption to determine how drinking affects a person’s health. 

Relating Off‐Premises Alcohol Outlet Density to Intentional and Unintentional Injuries

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  1. A National Trauma Database Analysis of Alcohol-Associated Injuries
    Lam MA, Lee SX, Heng KWJ. Singapore Medical Journal. 60(4), 202-209.
    Date: 2019
  2. Cycling Injuries and Alcohol
    Airaksinen NK, Nurmi-Lüthje IS, Kataja JM, Kröger HPJ, Lüthje PMJ. Injury. 49(5), 945-952.
    Date: 2018
  3. Alcohol in Combination with Illicit Drugs Among Fatal Injuries in Sao Paulo, Brazil: An Epidemiological Study on the Association Between Acute Substance Use and Injury
    Andreuccetti G, Cherpitel CJ, Carvalho HB, Leyton V, Miziara ID, Munoz DR, Lemos NP. Injury. 49(12), 2186-2192.
    Date: 2018
  4. Risk of Alcohol-Related Injury: Does Societal Drinking Context Make a Difference?
    Cherpitel CJ, Korcha RA, Witbrodt J, Ye Y. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 79(6), 876-880.
    Date: 2018
  5. Multi‐Level Analysis of Alcohol‐Related Injury, Societal Drinking Pattern and Alcohol Control Policy: Emergency Department Data from 28 Countries
    Cherpitel CJ, Witbrodt J, Korcha RA, Ye Y, Kool B, Monteiro M. Addiction. 113(11), 2031-2040.
    Date: 2018
  6. A Multi-Level Analysis of Emergency Department Data on Drinking Patterns, Alcohol Policy and Cause of Injury in 28 Countries
    Cherpitel CJ, Witbrodt J, Ye Y, Korcha R. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 192:172-178.
    Date: 2018
  7. Risk of Past Year Injury Related to Hours of Exposure to an Elevated Blood Alcohol Concentration and Average Monthly Alcohol Volume: Data from 4 National Alcohol Surveys (2000 to 2015)
    Cherpitel CJ, Ye Y, Kerr WC. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 42(2), 360-368.
    Date: 2018
  8. Risk of Violence-Related Injury from Alcohol Consumption and Its Burden to Society in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Cherpitel CJ, Ye Y, Monteiro M. Pan American Journal of Public Health. 42, 1-9.
    Date: 2018
  9. Single Episode of Alcohol Use Resulting in Injury: A Cross-Sectional Study in 21 Countries
    Cherpitel CJ, Ye Y, Poznyak V. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 96(5), 335-342.
    Date: 2018
  10. Cost-Effectiveness of Raising Alcohol Excise Taxes to Reduce the Injury Burden of Road Traffic Crashes
    Cobiac LJ, Mizdrak A, Wilson N. Injury prevention: Journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention. 25(5).
    Date: 2018
  11. Alcohol Use, Aquatic Injury, and Unintentional Drowning: A Systematic Literature Review: Alcohol & Unintentional Drowning Review
    Hamilton K, Keech JJ, Peden AE, Hagger MS. Drug and Alcohol Review. 37(6), 752-773.
    Date: 2018
  12. Drinking Context and Cause of Injury: Emergency Department Studies from 22 Countries
    Korcha RA, Cherpitel CJ, Bond J, Ye Y, Monteiro M, Chou P, Hao W. Journal of Substance Use. 23(3), 240-246.
    Date: 2018
  13. Child Injury Deaths Linked with Adult Alcohol Consumption: A Time Series Analysis
    Laslett A-M, Jiang H, Chikritzhs T. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 185, 360-366.
    Date: 2018
  14. Breathalyzing and Surveying River Users in Australia to Understand Alcohol Consumption and Attitudes Toward Drowning Risk
    Peden AE, Franklin RC, Leggat PA. BMC Public Health. 18(1), 1-18.
    Date: 2018
  15. Do Changes in Bar Opening Hours Influence Violence in the Night? Evidence from 13 Bavarian Towns
    Tesch F, Hohendorf L. Journal of Drug Issues. 48(2), 295-306.
    Date: 2018
  16. Alcohol and Road Traffic Injuries in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Case‐Crossover Study
    Borges G, Monteiro M, Cherpitel CJ, Orozco R, Ye Y, Poznyak V, Mendez J. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 41(10), 1731-1737.
    Date: 2017
  17. Patterns of ‘At‐Home’ Alcohol‐Related Injury Presentations to Emergency Departments
    Bunker N, Woods C, Conway J, Barker R, Usher K. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 26(1-2), 157-169.
    Date: 2017
  18. Heavy Episodic Drinking and Alcohol-Related Injuries: An Open Cohort Study Among College Students
    Caamaño-Isorna F, Moure-Rodríguez L, Doallo S, Corral M, Rodriguez Holguín S, Cadaveira F. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 100, 23-29.
    Date: 2017
  19. Risk of Injury from Alcohol, Marijuana and Other Drug Use Among Emergency Department Patients
    Cherpitel CJ, Ye Y, Andreuccetti G, Stockwell T, Vallance K, Chow C, Brubacher JR. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 174, 121-127.
    Date: 2017
  20. The Role of Positive Expectancies in Risk Behavior: An Exploration of Alcohol Use and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
    Jarvi SM, Swenson LP. Crisis. 38(2), 115-122.
    Date: 2017