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College Women Exceed NIAAA Drinking Guidelines More Frequently Than College Men

(5/28/2013)

College Women Exceed NIAAA Drinking Guidelines More Frequently Than College Men
ScienceDaily
May 18, 2013

In order to avoid harms associated with alcohol consumption, in 2009 the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism issued guidelines that define low-risk drinking. These guidelines differ for men and women: no more than four drinks per day, and 14 drinks per week for men, and no more than three drinks per day, and seven drinks per week for women. A study of how well college students adhere to these limits has found that female college student drinkers exceed national drinking guidelines for weekly drinking more frequently than their male counterparts.

View the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130518153738.htm


Keywords: college, women, men, drinking, alcohol, NIAAA



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