More than 2,200 people die from alcohol poisoning each year in the United States – an average of six deaths each day – according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Three in four alcohol poisoning deaths involve adults ages 35-64 years, and most deaths occur among men and non-Hispanic whites. American Indians and Alaska Natives have the most alcohol poisoning deaths per million people.
6 a DAY
An average of 6 people dies of alcohol poisoning each day in the US.
3 in 4
76% of alcohol poisoning deaths are among adults ages 35 to 64
About 76% of those who die from alcohol poisoning are men.