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Annual Average for Ohio 2015-2019

Alcohol-Attributable Deaths Due to Excessive Alcohol Use

  • All Ages

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Harmful Effects Summary
Chronic Causes3,1432,0691,074 
Acute Causes2,5961,877719 
Total for All Causes5,7393,9461,793Total
Harmful Effects
Chronic CausesOverallMalesFemalesRowType
100% Alcohol-Attributable   Category
Alcohol abuse16612343 
Alcohol cardiomyopathy27-- 
Alcohol dependence syndrome14611433 
Alcohol polyneuropathy--- 
Alcoholic gastritis--- 
Alcoholic liver disease703485218 
Alcoholic myopathy--- 
Alcoholic psychosis35-- 
Alcohol-induced acute pancreatitis11-- 
Alcohol-induced chronic pancreatitis--- 
Degeneration of nervous system due to alcohol--- 
Fetal alcohol syndrome--- 
Fetus and newborn affected by maternal use of alcohol--- 
100% Alcohol-Attributable Total1,101791310CategoryTotal
Cancer   Category
Cancer, breast (females only)71x71 
Cancer, colorectal988711 
Cancer, esophageal*54-- 
Cancer, laryngeal26-- 
Cancer, liver147-- 
Cancer, oral cavity and pharyngeal907911 
Cancer, pancreatic†26-- 
Cancer, prostate (males only)1919x 
Cancer, stomach†--- 
Cancer Total---CategoryTotal
Heart Disease and Stroke   Category
Atrial fibrillation453016 
Coronary heart disease34727572 
Stroke, hemorrhagic995248 
Stroke, ischemic633924 
Heart Disease and Stroke Total1,004577428CategoryTotal
Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas   Category
Esophageal varices--- 
Gallbladder disease--- 
Gastroesophageal hemorrhage--- 
Liver cirrhosis, unspecified455251203 
Pancreatitis, acute--- 
Pancreatitis, chronic--- 
Portal hypertension--- 
Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas Total470262208CategoryTotal
Other Chronic Causes   Category
Chronic hepatitis--- 
Infant death, low birth weight**--- 
Infant death, preterm birth**--- 
Infant death, small for gestational age**--- 
Unprovoked seizures, epilepsy, or seizure disorder15-- 
Other Chronic Causes Total33--CategoryTotal
Chronic Causes Subtotal3,1432,0691,074Subtotal
Acute CausesOverallMalesFemalesRowType
Alcohol-Related Poisonings   Category
Alcohol poisoning705316 
Poisoning (not alcohol)1,176794381 
Alcohol-Related Poisonings Total1,245848397CategoryTotal
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes   Category
Motor-vehicle traffic crashes¶37928692 
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes Total37928692CategoryTotal
Suicide   Category
Suicide by and exposure to alcohol--- 
Suicide Total---CategoryTotal
Other Acute Causes   Category
Air-space transport--- 
Child maltreatment§--- 
Fall injuries||936132 
Fire injuries492921 
Firearm injuries--- 
Motor-vehicle nontraffic crashes--- 
Occupational and machine injuries--- 
Other road vehicle crashes--- 
Water transport--- 
Other Acute Causes Total557412145CategoryTotal
Acute Causes Subtotal2,5961,877719Subtotal
Beneficial Effects
Chronic Causes   RowHeader
Gallbladder disease--- 
Acute Causes   RowHeader
Total for All Causes---Grandtotal

- To protect confidentiality, data are suppressed in cells with an estimate of fewer than 10 deaths or in which presenting data would provide information to derive the estimate for another cell that has fewer than 10 deaths.

x Cancer, breast and prostate: Sex-specific condition. Data only pertain to one sex.

* Cancer, esophageal: Deaths calculated for the proportion of esophageal cancer deaths due to squamous cell carcinoma  only, based on the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data in 18 states (SEER18).

† Cancer, pancreatic and stomach: Deaths among people consuming high levels of alcohol only.

‡ Pneumonia: Deaths among adults aged 20 to 64 years.

§ Child maltreatment: Deaths among children aged 0 to 14 years.

|| Fall injuries: Deaths among people aged 15 to 69 years.

¶ Motor vehicle traffic crashes: Deaths among people of all ages. A blood alcohol concentration level of 0.08 g/dL or greater is used for defining alcohol attribution for this condition.

** Infant deaths (low birth weight, pre-term birth and small for gestational age): Alcohol consumption prevalence estimates calculated among women aged 18 to 44 years only.

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Suggested Web Citation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alcohol Related Disease Impact (ARDI) application, 2022. Available at