Alcohol-related deaths have been on the rise in the U.S. over the past several years. Men have higher rates of alcohol-related death than women, and the gender gap is largest in the western and southern regions of the U.S. This brief describes which states have the highest rates of alcohol-related death among men and women.
alcohol, gender, mortality rates
Gender and Sexuality | Other Chemicals and Drugs | Place and Environment
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The author thanks Shannon Monnat for her feedback on previous drafts of this brief. There are no funding sources for this project.
Bisesti, Erin, "The Gender Gap in Alcohol Deaths is Much Larger in Some States than Others" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 67.
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