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65 Percent of Americans Drink Alcohol

65 Percent of Americans Drink Alcohol

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Sixty-five percent (65%) of American adults drink alcohol at least occasionally. A Gallup survey reports that 34% do not.

Among those who do drink, nearly one-out-of-five (18%) sometimes drink more than they should. Five percent (5%) worry about their own drinking at least some of the time.[1]

The average person who does consume alcohol has about 4 drinks per week. However, 13% have at least 8 drinks a week.

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