Do you know how prevalent drinking alcohol is among adults and teens? Check out this infographic to learn some of the numbers:
18 million Americans suffer from an alcohol disorder.
What is a standard drink?
12 fl oz of standard beer (5% alcohol)
8-9 fl oz of malt liquor (7% alcohol)
5 fl oz of wine (12% alcohol)
1.5 fl oz 80 proof distilled spirits (40% alcohol)
What is binge drinking?
Women= 4+ drinks per two hours
Men= 5+ drinks per two hours
1 in 6 adults binge drink about 4 times per month.
Americans aged 12-20 drink 11% of alcohol consumed in the U.S.
People who drink before age 15 are 4 times more likely to suffer from an alcohol disorder.
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