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Table 5 Mortality differences attributable to alcohol for different methodologies and times for Canada and other countries

From: Mortality and potential years of life lost attributable to alcohol consumption in Canada in 2005

Country Study Methods Year Alcohol- attributable deaths % of all Deaths All deaths caused under 70* % of all deaths caused under 70 PYLLs* % of all PYLLs
Canada* Single et al., 1996 [10] Single et al., 1996 [10] 1992 6,701 3.41% 4,913 6.64% 186,257 6.05%
Canada* Patra et al., 2007 [11] Rehm et al., 2006 [12] 2002 8,103 3.62% 5,061 7.56% 191,136 6.18%
Canada* Current Study Rehm et al., 2006 [12] 2005 8,312 3.61% 5,338 8.13% 197,040 6.25%
Canada* Current Study Current Study 2005 10,284 4.47% 5,613 8.55% 209,084 6.63%
Canada Current Study Rehm et al., 2006 [12] 2005 6,454 2.80% - - 171,700 5.45%
America A (WHO region AMR A) Rehm et al., 2008 [Rehm et al., 2010] Rehm et al., 2006 [12] 2004 55,000 1.99% - - 1,224,000 6.09%
Americas (WHO region AMR) Rehm et al., 2008 [Rehm et al., 2010] Rehm et al., 2006 [12] 2004 347,000 5.60% - - 6,845,000 10.21%
World Rehm et al., 2010 [Rehm et al., 2010] Rehm et al., 2006 [12] 2004 2,255,000 3.80% - - 40,863,000 4.38%
  1. * Estimates are based on the gross number of deaths caused by alcohol and do not include those prevented except for: America A, Americas, and world
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