Alcoholism

By: Justin Edwards, Bailey Berry, Dakota George

Alcoholism

In 2013, 86.8 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime; 70.7 percent reported that they drank in the past year; 56.4 percent reported that they drank in the past month.

Alcohol related deaths

  • Nearly 88,000 people (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women1) die from alcohol-related causes annually, making it the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States.

Drinking and Driving

in 2013 10,000 people died from alcohol related auto-accidents