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Table 1 Number and percentage of deaths attributable to alcohol use among males and females aged 15–29 years in selected Asian countries in 2015 (data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 [1])

From: Measuring and preventing alcohol use and related harm among young people in Asian countries: a thematic review

Country Men Women
15–19 years 20–24 years 25–29 years 15–19 years 20–24 years 25–29 years
China 4313 (16.6%) 10,117 (20.3%) 16,518 (20.6%) 902 (8.8%) 1624 (8.9%) 2314 (7.7%)
India 4752 (6.0%) 10,148 (8.2%) 15,317 (10.2%) 1905 (2.5%) 2353 (2.4%) 2814 (2.8%)
Japan 152 (17.5%) 314 (18.5%) 335 (16.2%) 44 (9.9%) 84 (11.6%) 103 (10.7%)
Malaysia 82 (6.7%) 164 (8.1%) 176 (7.0%) 13 (2.6%) 16 (2.6%) 16 (2.1%)
Mongolia 20 (12.5%) 62 (18.5%) 115 (22.4%) 4 (6.5%) 8 (6.5%) 15 (8.8%)
South Korea 117 (20.6%) 201 (22.1%) 253 (21.3%) 30 (11%) 66 (13.9%) 77 (12.9%)
Thailand 390 (17.7%) 819 (20.9%) 1147 (20.0%) 77 (9.5%) 113 (8.9%) 148 (7.5%)
Vietnam 559 (14.7%) 1278 (17.9%) 1462 (17.7%) 89 (7.8%) 134 (7.2%) 141 (6.3%)