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Many, perhaps most people will tell you they are moderate
drinkers. But few can quantify moderate
drinking levels when asked. This image defines what constitutes a “drink,”
moderate and excessive drinking using simple red and green color cues. It is important to note that consuming the
highest number of drinks in moderate drinking level every single day – is not
Acute incidents, alcohol-related injuries that result in
death, kill more people in Wisconsin each year than alcohol-related disease. Alcohol-related falls account for over
one-third of those deaths, more than double the rate of alcohol-related vehicular deaths. This image provides a
fuller picture for those who underestimate the number of people who die as a result
of alcohol-related poisoning, falls or self-harm. This image is drawn from the 2014 Wisconsin Epidemiological
Profile on Alcohol and Other Drug Use.
This graphic answers two basic questions: 1) Why Wisconsin
often tops the list of heavy drinking states or communities and 2) How can
excessive alcohol use cost Wisconsin $6.8 Billion annually? It breaks the cost down into four simple categories.