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effect of alcohol consumption on mortality

Christopher Carpenter

effect of alcohol consumption on mortality

regression discontinuity evidence from the minimum drinking age

by Christopher Carpenter

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages,
  • Mortality -- Econometric models

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    This paper estimates the effect of alcohol consumption on mortality using the minimum drinking age in a regression discontinuity design. We find that granting legal access to alcohol at age 21 leads to large and immediate increases in several measures of alcohol consumption, including a 21 percent increase in the number of days on which people drink. This increase in alcohol consumption results in a discrete 9 percent increase in the mortality rate at age 21. The overall increase in deaths is due primarily to a 14 percent increase in deaths due to motor vehicle accidents, a 30 percent increase in alcohol overdoses and alcohol-related deaths, and a 15 percent increase in suicides. Combining the reduced-form estimates reveals that a 1 percent increase in the number of days a young adult drinks or drinks heavily results in a .4 percent increase in total mortality. Given that mortality due to external causes peaks at about age 21 and that young adults report very high levels of alcohol consumption, our results suggest that public policy interventions to reduce youth drinking can have substantial public health benefits.

    Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Carpenter, Carlos Dobkin.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 13374., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 13374.
    ContributionsDobkin, Carlos., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25, [22] p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17635107M
    OCLC/WorldCa173619671

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The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age. The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age.

Christopher Carpenter. Carlos Dobkin. This paper estimates the effect of alcohol consumption on mortality using the minimum drinking age in a regression discontinuity design.

We find that granting legal access to alcohol at age 21 leads to large and immediate increases in several measures of alcohol consumption, including a 21 percent increase in the number of days on which people Cited by:   The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age †.

The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age.

Christopher Carpenter and Carlos by: The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Agef By Christopher Carpenter and Carlos Dobkin* We estimate the effect of alcohol consumption on mortality using the minimum drinking age in a regression discontinuity design.

We find large and immediate increases in drinking at includ. effects of alcohol result in increased morbidity and mortality. In contrast, a number of studies exist that indicate that a moderate consumption of alcohol decreases the risk for mortality due to CVD (Poikolainen ).

Inasmuch as CVD are one of the most common causes of mortality, a moderate consumption of alcohol is associated with. Mortality is also elevated among both non-drinkers and ex-drinkers. Smoking and deprivation both increase mortality risk separately, and each modifies the effects of alcohol consumption, increasing the risk of all-cause by: 6.

In women, consumption of alcohol was associated with significantly increased risk of mortality effect of alcohol consumption on mortality book to the following: Cirrhosis, alcoholism, or both; alcohol-related cancers; breast cancer. Risks of death due to colorectal cancer, all other cancers, injuries, and external causes were not significantly elevated.

Alcohol use is related to a wide variety of negative health outcomes including morbidity, mortality, and disability. Research on alcohol–related morbidity and mortality takes into account the varying effects of overall alcohol consumption and drinking patterns.

EDITOR,—In our prospective study of mortality in relation to use of alcohol British male doctors who had been born in were asked in what they then drank, and over the next 13 years one third of them died of various causes.1 After standardisation for age and smoking the mortality from ischaemic heart disease was about one third lower among those who had said that Cited by: 3.

The harmful use of alcohol can also result in harm to other people, such as family members, friends, co-workers and strangers. Moreover, the harmful use of alcohol results in a significant health, social and economic burden on society at large.

Alcohol consumption is a causal factor in more than disease and injury conditions. given level of alcohol consumption, men are at greater risk than women.

The lifetime risk of dying from an alcohol-related injury across the total population aged over 15 years rises exponentially with an increasing daily alcohol consumption beyond 10 g of alcohol per day, the first data point (Fig.

alcohol consumption. These health effects include all-cause mortality, injury, cancers, cardiovascular disease, mental health and social harm.

In a /10 survey of Peel residents, approximately 71% of adults 19 years and older reported alcohol consumption. Males were more likely to consume alcohol than females; only % of.

(Norström, In Norway, a similar study found that a one) -litre increase in total alcohol consumption was associated with 13% increase in sickness absence among men, but the a effect of alcohol was not significant among women (Norstrom & Moan, ).

Micro-level data from Finland and Sweden have shown that alcohol consumption and alcohol. # Underestimates of consumption are possible {#article-title-2} EDITOR—Hart et al say that the mortality curve in relation to alcohol consumption may not be U shaped or J shaped once socioeconomic and confounding factors are taken into account.1 We should like to raise concerns about the estimates of weekly alcohol consumption used, in particular by taking one bottle of wine to be.

Excessive alcohol use has immediate effects that increase the risk of many harmful health conditions. These are most often the result of binge drinking and include the following: Injuries, such as motor vehicle crashes, falls, drownings, and burns. 6,7; Violence, including homicide, suicide, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence.

The association of lifetime alcohol use with mortality and cancer risk in older adults: A cohort study. PLOS Medicine. ; doi: / Vos T, et al. Alcohol use and burden for countries and territories, – A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study Alcohol education is the practice of disseminating information about the effects of alcohol on health, as well as society and the family unit.

It was introduced into the public schools by temperance organizations such as the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in the late 19th century.

Initially, alcohol education focused on how the consumption of alcoholic beverages affected society, as well. To give but one example: homeless people have on average a much higher level of alcohol consumption and higher prevalence of alcohol‐use disorders in most high‐income countr as well as a higher risk for mortal yet are absent from almost all cohorts, and thus cannot be weighted upwards.

The mortality risks for homeless people Author: Jürgen Rehm. The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age By Christopher Carpenter and Carlos Dobkin* We estimate the effect of alcohol consumption on mortality using the minimum drinking age in a regression discontinuity design.

We find large and immediate increases in drinking at including a 21 percent increase in recent drinking. Alcohol, gender and drinking problems: perspectives from low and middle income countries. Alcohol drinking - adverse effects 2.

Alcoholic intoxication - epidemiology 3. Sex factors 4. Socioeconomic factors 5. for example, the low-mortality developing countries of Asia and South America where alcohol is often the highest contributor toFile Size: 2MB.

This paper estimates the effect of alcohol consumption on mortality using the minimum drinking age in a regression discontinuity design.

We find that granting legal access to alcohol at age 21 leads to large and immediate increases in several measures of alcohol consumption, including a 21 percent increase in the number of days on which people drink.

The researchers built a database of more than a thousand alcohol studies and data sources, as well as death and disability records from .Alcohol is a powerful chemical that can have a wide range of adverse effects on almost every part of your body, including your brain, bones and heart.

Alcohol and its associated risks can have both short-term and long-term effects. Short-term effects of alcohol consumption. The short-term effects of alcohol consumption are outlined below.