Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 28th, 1998
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that 16,189 people were killed in alcohol-related traffic accidents in the United States in 1997, a 6 percent decline from 1996.
Alcohol-related traffic fatalities have declined 32 percent since 1987, when 23,641 people were killed, the CDC said.
"If we look at the 11-year period from 1987 to 1997, we find that the percentage of all motor-vehicle crash deaths that...
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