18% Americans engage in Binge Drinking: Study

April 25, 2015 2:38 PM

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18% Americans engage in Binge Drinking: Study

An American Journal of Public Health published study unveiled that 18% of Americans are considered binge drinking. But for La Crosse County, the average is 24% adults saying they were binge drinkers.

As per the Centers for Disease Control, binge drinking is having five more drinks for men and four or more drinks for women in a single outing. The study has found in the La Crosse County, more than $75.5 million dollars in productivity has been lost owing to excessive alcohol use in 2013.

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