EDs are seeing more alcohol-related visits: 8 study findings

Researchers used Nationwide Emergency Department Sample data to assess alcohol-related ED visits by age and sex between 2006-2014. The data involved 945 hospitals in 33 states and Washington, DC. One finding was that ED visits involving alcohol consumption increased from 3.1million to 5million during this time. See also: Huge rise in alcohol-related ER visits – especially among women.