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The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States - 1992

Table 4.7

Hospital Episodes for Disorders Specifically Caused by Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Disorders Specifically Caused by Alcohol and Drug Abuse

ICD-9 Code

Discharges
(thousands)

Days
(thousands)

Average Length of Stay (days)

Alcohol Specific
Alcoholic polyneuropathy

357.5

0.2

3.2

13.4

Alcoholic cardiomyopathy

425.5

2.4

17.8

7.3

Alcoholic gastritis

535.3

9.4

34.7

3.7

Alcoholic cirrhosis

571.0 - 571.3

38.2

353.0

9.2

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)

760.71

0.1

0.7

9.7

Total, Alcohol Specific

50.3

409.5

8.1

Total, Alcohol Specific (without FAS )

50.2

408.8

8.1

Drug Specific
Polyneuropathy due to drugs

357.6

0.3

1.0

3.4

Narcotics affecting fetus or newborn via placenta or breast

760.72

0.1

0.5

3.4

Hallucinogens affecting fetus or newborn via placenta or breast

760.73

0.2

3.8

21.0

Drug withdrawal syndrome in newborns

779.5

0.1

1.0

6.9

Total, Drug Abuse Specific

0.7

6.3

9.0

Total, Drug Abuse Specific (not including effects on newborn/fetus) 0.3 1.0 3.4

Note: Components may not sum to totals because of rounding.


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