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Annual Average for Minnesota 2015-2019

Alcohol-Attributable Deaths Due to Excessive Alcohol Use

  • All Ages

  • Overall

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Harmful Effects Summary
Age Groups
Chronic Causes1,358229152470705 
Acute Causes7243320018221099 
Total for All Causes2,08235230334680803Total
Harmful Effects
Chronic CausesOverall0-1920-3435-4950-6465+RowType
100% Alcohol-Attributable      Category
Alcohol abuse68--133121 
Alcohol cardiomyopathy11----- 
Alcohol dependence syndrome95--165026 
Alcohol polyneuropathy------ 
Alcoholic gastritis------ 
Alcoholic liver disease416--87215100 
Alcoholic myopathy------ 
Alcoholic psychosis29----18 
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 Total633--121315175CategoryTotal
Cancer      Category
Cancer, breast (females only)34----22 
Cancer, colorectal38----26 
Cancer, esophageal*22----15 
Cancer, laryngeal------ 
Cancer, liver63---2238 
Cancer, oral cavity and pharyngeal35---1122 
Cancer, pancreatic†11----- 
Cancer, prostate (males only)------ 
Cancer, stomach†------ 
Cancer Total223---64148CategoryTotal
Heart Disease and Stroke      Category
Atrial fibrillation25----25 
Coronary heart disease108---1985 
Stroke, hemorrhagic47----36 
Stroke, ischemic24----21 
Heart Disease and Stroke Total365---46308CategoryTotal
Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas      Category
Esophageal varices------ 
Gallbladder disease------ 
Gastroesophageal hemorrhage------ 
Liver cirrhosis, unspecified118---3968 
Pancreatitis, acute------ 
Pancreatitis, chronic------ 
Portal hypertension------ 
Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas Total125---4171CategoryTotal
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 Total12-----CategoryTotal
Chronic Causes Subtotal1,358229152470705Subtotal
Acute CausesOverall0-1920-3435-4950-6465+RowType
Alcohol-Related Poisonings      Category
Alcohol poisoning66--1931- 
Poisoning (not alcohol)180-635748- 
Alcohol-Related Poisonings Total246--767816CategoryTotal
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes      Category
Motor-vehicle traffic crashes¶125--313210 
Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes Total125--313210CategoryTotal
Suicide      Category
Suicide by and exposure to alcohol------ 
Suicide Total------CategoryTotal
Other Acute Causes      Category
Air-space transport------ 
Child maltreatment§------ 
Fall injuries||48---2417 
Fire injuries16----- 
Firearm injuries------ 
Motor-vehicle nontraffic crashes------ 
Occupational and machine injuries------ 
Other road vehicle crashes------ 
Water transport------ 
Other Acute Causes Total1711135295046CategoryTotal
Acute Causes Subtotal7243320018221099Subtotal
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.

* 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