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Alcohol Intoxication (cont.)

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Liver damage with alcoholic cirrhosis. Image from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
Liver damage with alcoholic cirrhosis. Image from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Click to view larger image.


Total adult (15+) per capita consumption, in litres of pure alcohol, 2005(a)

a Best estimates of 2005 using average recorded alcohol consumption 2003-2005 (minus tourist consumption) and unrecorded alcohol consumption 2005.


Medically reviewed by Joseph Palermo, DO; American Osteopathic Board Certified Internal Medicine

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