These drugs are a bigger global threat than opiates
These drugs are a bigger global threat than opiates
Study finds smoking alcohol are biggest threat to human welfare
12 May, 2018, 01:43
Their findings were based on combined information from World Health Organization, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
"Estimating the prevalence of use and associated burden of disease and mortality at the country, regional, and global level is critical in quantifying the extent and severity of the burden arising from substance use."
"Tobacco and alcohol are more commonly used and make larger contributions to disease burden than illicit drugs", the authors stated, "but the latter's burden is underestimated because of limitations on data availability and quality".
Nowhere is the loss greater than in Europe, according to the review published today by the journal Addiction. It also said that one in every five adults globally, has admitted to overdosing on alcohol in the past month.
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In contrast, use of illicit drugs was far less common. People who frequently smoke, the researchers warn, are at an increased risk of developing 12 different forms of cancer, respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular diseases, to name but a few related health outcomes. The estimates were in even lesser for drugs like opioids, cocaine and amphetamines.
While illegal drugs are a bigger in the USA than in some other countries - specifically, we use marijuana, opioids and cocaine at higher rates - the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that alcohol is the third leading preventable cause of the death among Americans. In addition, 15 percent reported daily tobacco smoking, 3.8 percent reported marijuana use in the past year, 0.77 percent reported amphetamine use in the past year, 0.37 percent reported non-medical opioid use in the past year and 0.35 percent reported cocaine use in the past year.
In central, eastern, and western Europe, both alcohol consumption and tobacco use were consistently higher compared to other parts of the world.
Europe was also discovered to contain the highest number of people who smoke tobacco, with 24.2 percent of Eastern Europeans, 23.7 percent of Central Europeans, and 20.9 percent of Western Europeans admitting to this habit.
Those same areas also have the highest rates of tobacco smoking - Eastern Europe 24.2 percent, Central Europe 23.7 percent, and Western Europe nearly 21 percent. Africa, Caribbean, and regions of Latin America and Asia had insufficient or no data on substance use.
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