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Alcohol kills 9,000 Brits every year

health-and-fitness Updated: Jan 28, 2012 16:51 IST

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Excessive consumption of alcohol kills nearly 9,000 Britons every year, says a government report.

Data from the Office for National Statistics said alcohol-related deaths went up from 8,664 to 8,790 -- a rise of 126 -- between 2009 and 2010.

Among men, deaths rose by 175 from 5,690 in 2009 to 5,865 in 2010. Women's drink-related deaths fell 49 from 2,974 to 2,925, reported the Daily Express.