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6,100 people last year in ER for alcohol intoxication

27 October 2016

6,100 Dutch people visited in 2015 the emergency room for alcohol intoxication, an increase of 73% over the past decade, a study by VeiligheidNL finds. More than 15,000 visits were for alcohol related accidents or violence and 2,700 for alcohol related self-harm or suicide.

The number of minors with alcohol intoxication in ER has doubled since 2006, from 800 in 2006 to 1,600 in 2015

In total 24,000 people visited in 2015 the ER for alcohol related incidents.

6,100 people last year in ER for alcohol intoxication

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