Alcohol and mortality. Diagnostic considerations

J Stud Alcohol. 1983 Jan;44(1):17-25. doi: 10.15288/jsa.1983.44.17.

Abstract

Two hundred fifty of 1289 alcoholics died within eight years of treatment of alcoholism or its complications. Gastrointestinal and cardiovascular disorders were significantly greater among the group who died within one year of treatment. Other sex, age and racial differences were also significant.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium / mortality
  • Alcoholism / complications
  • Alcoholism / diagnosis
  • Alcoholism / mortality*
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic / mortality
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic / mortality
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prognosis
  • Sex Factors