Among women, whites more likely than Hispanics, blacks to down 5 or more drinks a day, study finds
(HealthDay News) Alcohol consumption is on the rise in the United States due to a number of factors, including social, economic and ethnic influences and pressures, a new study has found.
Researchers analyzed national alcohol consumption patterns among people who took part in the 1991-1992 National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey and the 2001-2002 National Epidemiologic Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Each survey included about 43,000 people.
Drinkers were defined as people who had consumed at least 12 drinks that…