Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Marchman Act Blog - CDC: 25 Percent of Teens and Young Adults Report Binge Drinking
Although binge drinking was also widespread among adults, the CDC said the findings for young people are particularly troubling, since their brains may be more susceptible to damage from heavy drinking than those of older drinkers.
Among all alcohol consumers, one out of three adults and two out of three high school students reported binge drinking in the past month. The practice was most common in men, adults aged 18 to 34, and people with household incomes of $75,000 or more.
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