Saturday, December 13, 2008

20% of U.S. population binge drink at least once per year

Overall, about 20% of the U.S. population over 18 reports having 5 or more drinks (the definition of binge drinking) on one or more days in the last year.

The 20 -45 year old age group was almost twice as high at around 40% or almost half.

Here is the bar chart displaying the data from the 2007 study.

Click on the imgage to enlarge for easier reading.

For more information click here.

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