Alcohol Attributable Fractions
Similar term(s): AAFs.
Alcohol Attributable Fractions (AAFs) are used to express the extent to which alcohol contributes to a health outcome, such as alcohol poisoning, non-alcohol poisoning, road traffic injuries, falls, drownings, violence, and other unintentional or intentional injuries.
The alcohol attributable fraction of road traffic injuries, for instance, is the proportion of road traffic injuries in the specific population that would be eliminated in the absence of alcohol consumption.
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