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Binge drinking
  • Published Date:
    October 5, 2010
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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.), Division of Adult and Community Health. ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services. ;
  • Description:
    "Binge drinking (men drinking 5 or more alcoholic drinks within a short period of time or women drinking 4 or more drinks during a short period of time) is a dangerous behavior for all ages. Drinking too much, including binge drinking, causes more than 79,000 deaths in the US each year and is a leading preventable cause of death. Binge drinking has not been well-recognized as a public health problem. More than 15% of US adults report binge drinking. It is most common in men, adults in the 18-34 age range, and people with household incomes of $75,000 or more. This is a community issue, not just an individual issue. This CDC report points out how common binge drinking is and what can be done about it." -p. 1

    Fact sheet released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services (OSELS) in association with: Vital signs: binge drinking among high school students and adults --- United States, 2009, published: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2010 Oct 8;59(39):1274-9.


    Latest findings -- Who's at risk? -- U.S. states info -- What can be done

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