Alcoholic Drinks: Death

Health written question – answered on 22nd January 2008.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people died as a result of alcohol-related illness within the Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust in 2007.

Photo of Dawn Primarolo Dawn Primarolo Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health)

The information is not available in the format requested. However, the following tables show the male and female mortality rates per 100,000 population and the total number of deaths from alcohol specific and alcohol related conditions in 2005 for the three local authorities (LAs) of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

LA
Barking and Dagenham Havering Redbridge
Male mortality from alcohol specific conditions—directly standardised rate (DSR)* per 100,000 population 9.0442 6.4726 6.3169
Number of male deaths specifically due to alcohol 19 22 23
Female mortality from alcohol specific conditions—DSR per 100,000 population 3.8875 1.7104 1.4579
Number of female deaths specifically due to alcohol 8 7 5
Source:

Deaths from alcohol-specific conditions (all ages), directly standardised rate (DSR)* per 100,000 population, 2003-05. North West Public Health Observatory (NWPHO) from Office for National Statistics mortality data and mid-year population estimates.

LA
Barking and Dagenham Havering Redbridge
Male mortality from alcohol attributable conditions—DSR* per 100,000 population 42.3608 33.2077 42.1731
Number of male deaths attributable to alcohol 33 44 53
Female mortality from alcohol attributable conditions—DSR per 100,000 population 19.3319 19.2518 18.5277
Number of female deaths attributable to alcohol 25 44 37
Source:

Deaths from alcohol-attributable conditions (all ages), directly standardised rate (DSR)* per 100,000 population, 2005. (NWPHO from Office for National Statistics mortality data and mid-year population estimates).

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