Alcohol Infographics

Images that help explain Wisconsin's alcohol environment and its consequences

Images may be viewed and downloaded by clicking on the title or the graphic.

What constitutes a drink
2016 – If You Drink, Do You Drink Moderately?

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 moderate drinking.


Annual alcohol-related deaths 2015 – Alcohol-Related Injuries Kill More Wisconsin Residents than Alcohol-Related Disease Annually.

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.


Wisconsin's alcohol consumption 2014 – Wisconsin’s Alcohol Consumption by the Numbers.

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.

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