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Abstract

Combines twenty-two different measures relating to health, crime, mortality and binge drinking to show the overall impact that alcohol is having on 354 local communities across England. The profiles, contain for the first time measures of numbers of people drinking at hazardous levels and harmful levels for every Local Authority (LA) in England.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Alcohol-related harms.
Variables

*Months of life lost - males
*Months of life lost - females
*Alcohol-specific mortality - males
*Alcohol-specific mortality - females
*Mortality from chronic liver disease - males
*Mortality from chronic liver disease - females
*Alcohol-attributable mortality - males
*Alcohol-attributable mortality - females
*Alcohol-specific hospital admission - under 18s
*Alcohol-specific hospital admission - males
*Alcohol-specific hospital admission - females
*Alcohol-attributable hospital admission - males
*Alcohol-attributable hospital admission - females
*Hospital admissions for alcohol-related harm (ni 39)
*Alcohol-related recorded crimes
*Alcohol-related violent crimes
*Alcohol-related sexual offences
*Claimants of incapacity benefits - working age
*Mortality from land transport accidents
*Hazardous drinking (synthetic estimate)
*Harmful drinking (synthetic estimate)
*Binge drinking (synthetic estimate)
*Employees in bars - % of all employees

Keywords
Life lost, mortality, chronic liver disease, admissions, alcohol, sexual offence, violent crimes, accidents, hazardous drinking, harmful drinking, binge drinking
Identifier Variables
LA, PCT, SHA, GOR
Economic/Subject Categories
Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking
Area of Health System
Other
Data Available
Risk behaviours, Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
North West Public Health Observatory
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

354 local communities across England

Availability
All 12 PHO websites
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.nwph.net/alcohol/lape/
Contact
Tel: +44(0)1512314454, nwpho-contact@ljmu.ac.uk