Alcohol Series - Alcohol Epidemiology in the Americas

Alcohol Epidemiology in the Americas

This fact sheet presents facts about alcohol epidemiology broken down by total population, among drinkers, and between males and females in the Region of the Americas. It includes statistics related to alcohol use, morbidity, and mortality. The fact sheet goes on to highlight the indicator alcohol per capita consumption, and provides information to the public about what this indicator tells us in terms of drinks consumed per year and per day. It concludes with some recommendations and includes a short list of references used to develop the content.