Rates of Alcohol-induced Deaths Among Adults Aged 25 and Over in Urban and Rural Areas: United States, 2000–2018

October 2, 2020| Data Brief No. 383

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Data from the National Vital Statistics System, Mortality

  • Age-adjusted rates of alcohol-induced deaths among adults aged 25 and over were stable from 2000 to 2006, then increased 43% from 10.7 per 100,000 in 2006 to 15.3 in 2018.
  • For both males and females, alcohol-induced death rates increased at a greater rate between 2000 and 2018 in rural compared with urban areas.


urban–rural, trends, health disparities, National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M)

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