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

Table 4.9

Hospitalizations for Illnesses Partly Caused by Alcohol, 1992

Illness Partly Caused by Alcohol

ICD-9 Code

Attributable Fraction (%)

Attributable Discharges (thousands)

Attributable Days (thousands)

LOS (days)

Respiratory tuberculosis

011-012

25%

4.0

61.5

15.4

Malignant neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx

140-149

50 (men)
40 (women)

12.2

105.5

8.7

Malignant neoplasm of esophagus

150

75%

13.9

175.8

12.6

Malignant neoplasm of stomach

151

20%

4.8

65.8

13.7

Malignant neoplasm of liver and interhepatic bile ducts

155

15%

1.6

19.1

12.0

Malignant neoplasm of larynx

161

50 (men)
40 (women)

5.4

83.4

15.4

Diabetes mellitus

250

5%

22.1

160.0

7.2

Essential hypertension

401

8%

14.1

54.7

3.9

Cerebrovascular disease

430-438

7%

55.0

519.1

9.4

Pneumonia and influenza

480-487

5%

50.6

430.1

8.5

Diseases of esophagus, stomach, duod.

530-537

10%

58.2

335.5

5.8

Chronic hepatitis

571.4

50%

2.0

12.0

5.9

Cirrhosis of liver, alco. not mentioned

571.5

50%

9.5

100.7

10.6

Oth. chronic nonalcohol. liver damage

571.8

50%

0.7

4.5

6.7

Unspec. chronic liver disease, no mention
of alcohol

571.9

50%

0.3

3.3

11.2

Portal hypertension

572.3

50%

1.3

12.5

9.3

Acute pancreatitis

577.0

42%

48.4

415.2

8.6

Chronic pancreatitis

577.1

60%

9.7

103.2

10.6

Fractures

800-829

10%

97.5

812.8

8.3

Dislocations

830-839

10%

5.2

16.6

3.2

Sprains and strains

840-848

10%

13.3

47.5

3.6

Intracranial

850-854

10%

16.6

94.8

5.7

Thorax, abdomen, pelvis

860-869

10%

8.4

70.7

8.5

Open wound-head, neck, trunk

870-879

10%

8.5

31.3

3.7

Open wound-upper limb

880-887

10%

5.7

25.9

4.5

Open wound-lower limb

890-897

10%

3.3

17.5

5.4

Injury to blood vessels

900-904

10%

1.0

7.5

7.6

Late effects

905-909

10%

0.7

7.4

11.3

Superficial

910-919

10%

0.9

2.8

3.0

Contusions

920-924

10%

7.1

32.8

4.6

Crushing

925-929

10%

0.6

3.7

6.5

Foreign bodies

930-939

10%

2.1

7.6

3.7

Burns

940-949

10%

5.0

56.8

11.3

Nerves and spinal

950-957

10%

1.0

8.4

8.5

Trauma, comp.

958-959

10%

2.6

13.7

5.3

Poisoning

960-968

10%

6.2

19.5

3.2

Poisoning

971-979

10%

3.3

10.4

3.1

Toxic effects

980-989

10%

3.4

11.0

3.2

Other external

990-995

10%

5.3

24.7

4.7

TOTAL, ALCOHOL-RELATED

511.5

3,985.3

7.8

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


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