CDC Reports on Worse States for Binge Drinking by Adults and Impact on Work Productivity

CDC Reports on Worse States for Binge Drinking by Adults and Impact on Work Productivity

The CDC reports that 38 million adults binge drink, 4 times a month, with 8 drinks on average per binge. 

Drinking causes 80,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, and costs the economy $223.5B in terms of health care expenses, crime and lost productivity at work. 

State Rankings - Percentage of Adults Who Binge Drink

  1. Wisconsin - 25.6%
  2. Nebraska - 22.3%
  3. North Dakota - 21.9%
  4. District of Columbia - 21.9%
  5. Massachusetts - 21.7%
  6. Montana - 21.5%
  7. Iowa - 21.5%
  8. Illinois - 21.4%
  9. Alaska - 21.2%
  10. Vermont - 20.2%
  11. Montana - 20.1%
  12. Ohio - 19.8%
  13. Maine - 19.7%
  14. Delaware - 19.5%
  15. Pennsylvania - 19.3%
  16. Hawaii - 19.1%

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