Health Outcomes

Alcohol-related deaths per 100,000 population

Alcohol-related deaths per 100,000 population

About this data measure

  • Alcohol is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States. (Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
  • Since 2019, alcohol-related deaths in Rhode Island have increased sharply which follows the same trend seen nationally.
  • The rate of alcohol-related deaths is higher among White Rhode Islanders than Black Rhode Islanders and alcohol-related deaths among males is more than three times that of females.

Data Source: CDC WONDER Online Database, Mortality - Multiple Cause of Death files

Alcohol-related deaths over time

Alcohol-related deaths demographic breakout