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What are the Economic Costs to Society Attributable to Alcohol Use? A Systematic Review and Modelling Study

Citation
Manthey, J., Hassan, S.A., Carr, S. et al. What are the Economic Costs to Society Attributable to Alcohol Use? A Systematic Review and Modelling Study. PharmacoEconomics (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40273-021-01031-8
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Abstract

Background

Alcohol-attributable costs to society are captured by cost-of-illness studies, however estimates are often not comparable, e.g. due to the omission of relevant cost components. In this contribution we (1) summarize the societal costs attributable to alcohol use, and (2) estimate the total costs under the assumption that all cost components are considered.

Assessment of Annual Cost of Substance Use Disorder in US Hospitals

Citation
Peterson C, Li M, Xu L, Mikosz CA, Luo F. Assessment of Annual Cost of Substance Use Disorder in US Hospitals. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(3):e210242. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.0242
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Importance  A persistently high US drug overdose death toll and increasing health care use associated with substance use disorder (SUD) create urgency for comprehensive estimates of attributable direct costs, which can assist in identifying cost-effective ways to prevent SUD and help people to receive effective treatment.

 

Smoking and Money Advice

Edinburgh, United Kingdom,

Two thirds of smokers say they want to quit, and if they do it frees up hundreds of pounds a year to spend on other things.

Evaluation of Amphetamine-Related Hospitalizations and Associated Clinical Outcomes and Costs in the United States

Citation
Winkelman TNA, Admon LK, Jennings L, Shippee ND, Richardson CR, Bart G. Evaluation of Amphetamine-Related Hospitalizations and Associated Clinical Outcomes and Costs in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2018;1(6):e183758. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.3758
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Key Points

Question: What are the current trends in frequency and costs of amphetamine-related hospitalizations in the United States?

Canadian Substance Use Costs and Harms 2007–2014

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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
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In 2014, the cost of substance use (SU) in Canada was $38.4 billion— or approximately $1,100 spent for every Canadian regardless of age. This report presents the estimates of the costs of SU in Canada from 2007 to 2014 using the most reliable, up-to-date data sources and methods according to the following categories:

Socioeconomic Status and Cigarette Expenditure among US Households: Results from 2010 to 2015 Consumer Expenditure Survey

Citation
Siahpush M, Farazi PA, Maloney SI, et al Socioeconomic status and cigarette expenditure among US households: results from 2010 to 2015 Consumer Expenditure Survey BMJ Open 2018;8:e020571. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020571
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Objectives: To examine (1) the association between household socioeconomic status (SES) and whether a household spends money on cigarettes and (2) socioeconomic variations in proportion of total household expenditure spent on cigarettes among smoking households.

Effectiveness Bank Hot Topic: Measuring Alcohol-Related Harm: Politics and Science

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Drug and Alcohol Findings
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At national level alcohol-related harm and especially the net cost of harm versus benefits are slippery concepts. Malleability and policy salience combine to make the estimates contested territory, seen as justifying reduced alcohol taxes at one end and greatly increased prices at the other - these are some of the issues explored in this 'hot topic'.

The Societal Cost of Heroin Use Disorder in the United States

Citation
Jiang R, Lee I, Lee TA, Pickard AS (2017) The societal cost of heroin use disorder in the United States. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177323. https:// doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177323
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Objective

Heroin use in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. The objective of this paper is to estimate the annual societal cost of heroin use disorder in the United States in 2015 US dollars.