What’s the number of emergency room visits due to alcohol and drug use? In the state of Alabama the average number of fatalities in a year reaches nearly 50.000! And how many of those result in a fatality?
The stats break down as follows:
- 1.212 are from alcohol related motor vehicle accidents.
- Around 700 are drug induced.
- 314 fatalities are alcohol related.
- 280 fatalities happen due to alcohol impairment.
314 alcohol related fatalities? That makes 36% of the total number of fatalities in Alabama and puts the state of Alabama in the 12th spot in the United States.
Explore our infographic for more information on addiction statistics in Alabama and in the U.S.
An infographic from the team at Addiction Blog.