Alcohol Awareness

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.

 

Underage drinking:

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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