Year: 1973 Source: Journal of Occupational Medicine, v.15, no.2, (February 1973), p.120-125 SIEC No: 19870569

A group of 922 alcoholics employed by the Du Pont Company & a series of matched controls were the subjects of a series of studies measuring the long-term effects of excessive drinking on health & longevity. The data reported deals with mortality over a 5-year period. Statistics for mortality by drinking status, sex, socioeconomic status, age & cause of death are presented. 18 Refs. (LH)