Graphic vergelijkt het aantal aan alcohol gerelateerde doden per land.
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2016 Aan alcohol toegeschreven doden

August 24, 2018 - Alcohol is de oorzaak van van een op de tien doden in 2016, volgens een nieuw rapport in The Lancet, gefinancieerd door de Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The study finds there is no level of alcohol consumption that is safe for your overall health.

Alcohol was the leading risk factor for disease and premature death in men and women between the ages of 15 and 49 worldwide in 2016, accounting for nearly one in 10 deaths, according to analysis of 2016 global alcohol consumption and disease risks.

Across all ages, alcohol was associated with 2.8 million deaths in 2016, including alcohol-related cancer and cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases (like tuberculosis), intentional injury (violence and self-harm), traffic accidents, and other mishaps such as drowning and fires.

PUBLISHED: 24/08/2018; STORY: Graphic News
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