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People drinking at 'hazardous levels'

23rd January 2008

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics have revealed that 12 million people in Britain are "regularly drinking too much alcohol".

The study showed that up to one third of women consume above the recommended limits. People who had higher incomes drank 30% more alcoholic drinks that people with poorer salaries. Wine with a higher alcohol content and increased measures were highlighted as part of the cause of the problem.

 

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Article Information

Title: People drinking at 'hazardous levels'
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 5421
Date Added: 23rd Jan 2008

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