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Annual Average for Washington 2011-2015

Alcohol-Attributable Deaths Due to Any Alcohol Use

  • All Ages

  • Overall

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Harmful Effects Summary
Age Groups
Chronic Causes1,519128201641649 
Acute Causes89345241234262111 
Total for All Causes2,41245269434903761Total
Harmful Effects
Chronic CausesOverall0-1920-3435-4950-6465+RowType
100% Alcohol-Attributable      Category
Alcohol abuse42---2017 
Alcohol cardiomyopathy22---13- 
Alcohol dependence syndrome103--165431 
Alcohol polyneuropathy------ 
Alcoholic gastritis------ 
Alcoholic liver disease677--140363157 
Alcoholic myopathy------ 
Alcoholic psychosis44---1624 
Alcohol-induced acute pancreatitis------ 
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 Total902--168472240CategoryTotal
Cancer      Category
Cancer, breast (females only)48---1430 
Cancer, colorectal51---1433 
Cancer, esophageal*36---1024 
Cancer, laryngeal10----- 
Cancer, liver40---1920 
Cancer, oral cavity and pharyngeal48---1828 
Cancer, pancreatic†------ 
Cancer, prostate (males only)12----10 
Cancer, stomach†------ 
Cancer Total249--1381154CategoryTotal
Heart Disease and Stroke      Category
Atrial fibrillation23----22 
Coronary heart disease39----30 
Stroke, hemorrhagic57---1143 
Stroke, ischemic------ 
Heart Disease and Stroke Total----37-CategoryTotal
Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas      Category
Esophageal varices------ 
Gallbladder disease------ 
Gastroesophageal hemorrhage------ 
Liver cirrhosis, unspecified109---4259 
Pancreatitis, acute------ 
Pancreatitis, chronic------ 
Portal hypertension------ 
Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas Total120---4565CategoryTotal
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 disorder------ 
Other Chronic Causes Total13-----CategoryTotal
Chronic Causes Subtotal1,519128201641649Subtotal
Acute CausesOverall0-1920-3435-4950-6465+RowType
Alcohol-Related Poisonings      Category
Alcohol poisoning50--1621- 
Poisoning (not alcohol)251--878513 
Alcohol-Related Poisonings Total301--103106-CategoryTotal
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes      Category
Motor-vehicle traffic crashes¶110125428-- 
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes Total110125428--CategoryTotal
Suicide      Category
Suicide by and exposure to alcohol------ 
Suicide Total------CategoryTotal
Other Acute Causes      Category
Air-space transport------ 
Child maltreatment§------ 
Fall injuries||52---2614 
Fire injuries18----- 
Firearm injuries------ 
Motor-vehicle nontraffic crashes------ 
Occupational and machine injuries------ 
Other road vehicle crashes------ 
Water transport------ 
Other Acute Causes Total2291656426747CategoryTotal
Acute Causes Subtotal89345241234262111Subtotal
Beneficial Effects
Chronic Causes      RowHeader
Coronary heart disease------ 
Gallbladder disease------ 
Stroke, ischemic------ 
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.

* 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, 2019. Available at