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About 1 in 5 Young Women Binge Drink

About 1 in 5 Young Women Binge Drink

(NEWSER– The CDC today released new stats on binge drinking among women, calling it an under-appreciated problem that often begins in high school. For CDC purposes, binge drinking for females is defined as having more than four glasses in one sitting. Some stats passed along via USA TodayCNN, and Medscape:

  • 1 in 5 high school girls report binge drinking
  • 1 in 4 women aged 18 to 24
  • 1 in 5 women aged 25 to 34
  • 1 in 8 women overall, or about 14 million

Read more: Newser


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