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

Table 7.1

Where the Burden of Drug and Alcohol Problems Falls (billions of dollars)

  Alcohol Drugs
Abusers and households $66.8 $42.9
Government $57.2 $45.1
Private insurance $15.1 $3.1
Victim losses $8.9 $6.5
TOTAL $148.0 $97.7

Source: Analysis by The Lewin Group.
Note: Components may not sum to totals because of rounding.


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