Australia: Latest Injury and Hospitalisation Data Reveal Serious Alcohol Harm – Especially Among Men

Posted on March 15, 2024 in Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific

the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has revealed the extent of alcohol harm in the country. The latest injury and hospitalisation show reveal a clear gender disparity in the risk to health and well-being, where men are more exposed to alcohol harm.
In recent years, alcohol-induced deaths have increased in Australia, reaching the highest level of the past decade. 
Underneath rising alcohol harm – especially in men – is also a troubling trend of rising alcohol use among teenage girls which increased by 134% compared to boys during the pandemic.

Alcohol Death, Alcohol Harm, alcohol marketing, COVID-19, Evidence, Hospitalizations, Inequality, News
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