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Annual Average for Washington 2011-2015

Alcohol-Attributable Deaths Due to Excessive Alcohol Use

  • All Ages

  • Males

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Harmful Effects Summary
Age Groups
Chronic Causes878016120410332 
Acute Causes6353518516317578 
Total for All Causes1,51435201282585410Total
Harmful Effects
Chronic CausesOverall0-1920-3435-4950-6465+RowType
100% Alcohol-Attributable      Category
Alcohol abuse29---1511 
Alcohol cardiomyopathy19---11- 
Alcohol dependence syndrome76--104222 
Alcohol polyneuropathy------ 
Alcoholic gastritis------ 
Alcoholic liver disease461--87247117 
Alcoholic myopathy------ 
Alcoholic psychosis32---1217 
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 Total630--107332177CategoryTotal
Cancer      Category
Cancer, breast (females only)xxxxxx 
Cancer, colorectal15----- 
Cancer, esophageal*------ 
Cancer, laryngeal------ 
Cancer, liver30---1514 
Cancer, oral cavity and pharyngeal17----- 
Cancer, pancreatic†------ 
Cancer, prostate (males only)------ 
Cancer, stomach†------ 
Cancer Total81---3146CategoryTotal
Heart Disease and Stroke      Category
Atrial fibrillation------ 
Coronary heart disease60---1246 
Stroke, hemorrhagic------ 
Stroke, ischemic------ 
Heart Disease and Stroke Total104---2179CategoryTotal
Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas      Category
Esophageal varices------ 
Gallbladder disease------ 
Gastroesophageal hemorrhage------ 
Liver cirrhosis, unspecified58---2429 
Pancreatitis, acute------ 
Pancreatitis, chronic------ 
Portal hypertension------ 
Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas Total59---2529CategoryTotal
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 Total------CategoryTotal
Chronic Causes Subtotal878016120410332Subtotal
Acute CausesOverall0-1920-3435-4950-6465+RowType
Alcohol-Related Poisonings      Category
Alcohol poisoning35--1114- 
Poisoning (not alcohol)155-455348- 
Alcohol-Related Poisonings Total190--6462-CategoryTotal
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes      Category
Motor-vehicle traffic crashes¶87-422311- 
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes Total87-422311-CategoryTotal
Suicide      Category
Suicide by and exposure to alcohol------ 
Suicide Total------CategoryTotal
Other Acute Causes      Category
Air-space transport------ 
Child maltreatment§------ 
Fall injuries||37---19- 
Fire injuries11----- 
Firearm injuries------ 
Motor-vehicle nontraffic crashes------ 
Occupational and machine injuries------ 
Other road vehicle crashes------ 
Water transport------ 
Other Acute Causes Total1671345314929CategoryTotal
Acute Causes Subtotal6353518516317578Subtotal
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, 2019. Available at