Alcohol and alcoholism in traffic and other accidental deaths.

  title={Alcohol and alcoholism in traffic and other accidental deaths.},
  author={Paul W. Haberman},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  volume={13 4},
To assess the role of alcohol and alcoholism in motor vehicle and other accidental deaths, New Jersey State Medical Examiner cases from Essex County aged 16 or older during a 4-year period, October 1981 to September 1985, were analyzed. Cases were classified as alcoholics according to the following criteria: (1) autopsy findings of liver change or pancreatitis due to alcoholism or (2) any case record report of drinking problems. There were 467 age-eligible cases whose certified manner of death… CONTINUE READING