15,000 young people due to alcohol abuse in the hospital

The carnival season is approaching its climax. In many Parts of Germany is drunk between Indian Thursday and ash Wednesday is significantly too much alcohol, even for Minors. As the Federal Statistical office informs, were treated in 2017, about 14 900 children and young people between 10 and 17 years of age due to acute alcohol abuse inpatients in a hospital.

Although the number of hospital decreased visits due to alcohol intoxication compared to the previous year by 1.6 per cent, but has doubled since the turn of the Millennium, more than In the year 2000, almost 7,000 children and young people had been treated for alcohol abuse of an inpatient.

The gender comparison shows that boys tend to drink something stronger rush than girls. 2017 were based on 100 000 inhabitants between 10 and 17 years, counted 258 cases in which young had to be because of acute alcohol abuse in a hospital. In the case of the girl, the figure was 229 cases. Particularly frightening: Almost 18 percent of children and adolescents who were treated for acute alcohol abuse inpatients, were not yet 15 years old.


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