Important Facts for Traffic Crashes that Are Alcohol-Related
DefinitionAll fatal and non-fatal motor vehicle crashes that were determined to be alcohol-related
NumeratorAll fatal and non-fatal motor vehicle crashes that were determined to be alcohol-related
DenominatorAll motor vehicle crashes (fatal or non-fatal)
Why Is This Important?"Motor vehicle injury is the leading cause of injury death in North Carolina. In 2008, one of every 18 crashes involved alcohol, and one of every 3 alcohol-related crashes was fatal." - North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Healthy North Carolina 2020: A Better State of Health.
Other ObjectivesHealthy North Carolina 2020