Fact sheet

Snapshot: alcohol-related harm 2013

4 Sep 2014
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This snapshot about the harms of alcohol shows Aucklanders perform substantially worse than other New Zealanders, particularly: 

• The rate of alcohol-related crashes for Auckland drivers is 28% above the national rate

• Eight per cent of adult Auckland drinkers consume more than eight drinks in a typical session, compared to a national average of 6.5%

• Hospital admissions that can be attributed to alcohol in Auckland are 11% higher than the national rate.

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2014
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