oa South African Medical Journal - The mortality rate and causes of death of treated chronic alcoholics

Volume 43, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Chronic alcoholics who were treated in hospital for alcoholism showed an over-all mortality rate 4 times that of the comparable general population on follow-up from 1 to 6 years later.

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