Friday Factoids: Alcohol Can Be Deadly, Especially for Men


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there were almost 2,250,000 alcohol-related deaths worldwide in 2004.  In the United States, over 30% of male deaths between the ages of 15 and 29 were associated with alcohol-related causes.  10-19.9% of US males who drank alcohol within the past year had engaged in heavy episodic drinking.  Whereas, US females engage in heavy episodic drinking less than 5% of the time.


For more information about how the United States compares to the rest of the world, visit the WHO’s website.




Cassandra A. Sturycz, B.A.
Psychology Practicum Student


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