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Table 1 Summary statistics for the total monthly population rate of emergency department presentations for acute alcohol problems to 39 NSW hospitals, by age and sex, 1997–2011

From: Alcopops, taxation and harm: a segmented time series analysis of emergency department presentations

Age group Sex Median rate/100 000 population Lower quartile of rate/100 000 population Upper quartile of rate/100 000 population
Overall   10 · 5 9 · 1 12 · 8
15-17 years Female 15 · 6 11 · 8 20 · 2
Male 14 · 3 10 · 9 19 · 4
18-24 years Female 18 · 3 10 · 9 26 · 2
Male 18 · 9 15 · 2 26 · 8
25-49 years Female 6 · 9 5 · 3 9 · 1
Male 16 · 1 14 · 4 18 · 2
50-64 years Female 4 · 3 3 · 3 5 · 7
Male 13 · 1 11 · 5 15 · 2
65 years and over Female 1 · 7 1 · 2 2 · 1
Male 6 · 5 5 · 5 7 · 6