Various mechanisms of death and their possible association with alcoholism.
Alcoholics who died because they were run over by trains, by precipitation, or were smoking in bed, were compared with a group of controls.
A higher number of alcoholics were run over by trains, the manner of death most often being suicide.
There was a significantly higher number of controls who fell from a height.
The manner of death in the group'smoking in bed'was more often accidental and occurred more frequently in alcoholics.
Preventive measures are suggested.
Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Epidémiologie, Suicide, Accident, Chute, Typologie, Mort, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Epidemiology, Suicide, Accident, Fall, Typology, Death, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0320354
Code Inist : 002B18C05B. Création : 10/04/1997.