Alcohol rises to 4% of all global deaths

Alcohol rises to 4% of all global deaths - and rising

According to the World Health Organization, alcohol is responsible for nearly 4% of all deaths worldwide.

For example, in America alone…

  • 68 people die every day as a result of alcohol (25,000 per year)
  • This is EXCLUDING accidents
  • This is EXCLUDING homicides
  • In 2010, 31% of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S. were the result of alcohol, taking 10,228 lives

Full article by Andrew Davis here: http://townhall.com/columnists/andrewdavis/2012/12/20/its-time-to-get-seriousabout-alcohol-n1470578/page/full/

Posted: Tuesday 8 January 2013

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