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Study description

Using routine administrative time-series data, we will use a natural experimental design to assess the impact of MUP on hospital admissions and deaths caused wholly or partially by alcohol in Scotland.

We plan to use data for England as the primary geographical control group. Data for subnational English regions may be used in supplementary analyses.


This study will report in early 2023. You can download the Research protocol for this study.

The membership of the Evaluation Advisory Group for this study can be found on our Evaluation Advisory Group page.