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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 deaths and hospital admissions caused wholly or partially by alcohol consumption in Scotland.

We will use data for England as the primary geographical control group. Data for subnational English regions will also be used in sensitivity analyses.


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

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