Underage Drinking. Excessive drinking is responsible for more than 4,300 deaths among underage youth each year, and cost the U.S. $24 billion in economic costs in 2010. 2,3 Although drinking by persons under the age of 21 is illegal, people aged 12 to 20 years . An estimated 88,000 8 people (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women 8) die from alcohol-related causes annually, making alcohol the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States. The first is tobacco, and the second is poor diet and physical inactivity. 9.
Apr 17, 2013 · MADD is warning parents of teenagers that drunk driving is not the only underage drinking concern. Its analysis of federal data estimates that just 32% of underage drinking deaths are traffic-related. When it comes to teens and alcohol, drunken driving is far from the only thing that should concern parents. That's the message from MADD, whose new analysis of alcohol-related deaths among people 15-20 estimates that 68 Author: Larry Copeland, @Bylarrycopeland, USA TODAY. More in Addiction. The acute alcohol poisoning death of 16-year-old Julia Gonzalez shook the nation in 2008 when she was found dead in a park. The coroner said her blood-alcohol content showed the equivalent of 16 drinks consumed in one hour. An average-sized, healthy person generally can safely process one drink in one hour.
Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017 Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.