National Alcohol Indicators Project (NAIP) bulletin 13 released
The thirteenth National Alcohol Indicators Project (NAIP) bulletin, Trends in estimated alcohol-attributable deaths in Australia, 1996-2010: Alcoholic liver disease, liver cancer, and colorectal cancer, has been released by the National Drug Research Institute. The four-page bulletin documents trends in estimated alcohol-attributable deaths in Australia, between 1996 and 2010. The bulletin shows trends in estimated population adjusted rates of deaths attributable to risky/high risk alcohol consumption for three chronic conditions: alcoholic liver disease, liver cancer and colorectal cancer. This bulletin shows that between 1996 and 2010 over 16,000 Australians died from alcoholic liver disease, alcohol-attributable liver cancer or colorectal cancer. Annual figures and rates for each of the conditions are presented for all states and territories.
NAIP bulletin 13 and all previous NAIP bulletins are available on the NDRI website.