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Table 1 Distribution of alcohol-related deaths (1999-2003) and population (2001) by age, sex, socioeconomic deprivation and urban-rural morphology in England and Wales.

From: Socioeconomic deprivation, urban-rural location and alcohol-related mortality in England and Wales

  Alcohol-related deaths Proportion of alcohol-related deaths (%) Population Proportion of population (%)
Age (years)     
Males     
<15 4 0.02 5035663 19.69
15-24 81 0.43 3231330 12.64
25-44 3727 19.91 7638862 29.87
45-64 10228 54.65 6158513 24.08
65-79 3916 20.92 2785671 10.89
80+ 760 4.06 724219 2.83
Total 18716 100.00 25574258 100.00
Females     
<15 2 0.02 4795708 17.90
15-24 22 0.22 3156103 11.78
25-44 1880 18.57 7713420 28.80
45-64 5019 49.58 6288812 23.48
65-79 2493 24.63 3346180 12.49
80+ 707 6.98 1485497 5.55
Total 10123 100.00 26785720 100.00
Socioeconomic deprivation quintile     
Males     
1 - least deprived 2082 11.12 5131382 20.06
2 2719 14.53 5104533 19.96
3 3510 18.75 5092958 19.91
4 4478 23.93 5102748 19.95
5 - most deprived 5927 31.67 5142637 20.11
Total 18716 100.00 25574258 100.00
Females     
1 - least deprived 1404 13.87 5334961 19.92
2 1677 16.57 5366494 20.03
3 1993 19.69 5384588 20.10
4 2409 23.80 5368947 20.04
5 - most deprived 2640 26.08 5330730 19.90
Total 10123 100.00 26785720 100.00
Urban-rural morphology     
Males     
Village, hamlet and isolated dwelling 958 5.12 2371452 9.27
Town and fringe 1497 8.00 2611270 10.21
Urban 16261 86.88 20591536 80.52
Total 18716 100.00 25574258 100.00
Females     
Village, hamlet and isolated dwelling 673 6.65 2413067 9.01
Town and fringe 929 9.18 2738839 10.22
Urban 8521 84.17 21633814 80.77
Total 10123 100.00 26785720 100.00