Blacks Less Likely to Abuse Alcohol

Blacks Less Likely to Abuse Alcohol

There are 8 comments on the medicinenet.com story from Mar 17, 2013, titled Blacks Less Likely to Abuse Alcohol. In it, medicinenet.com reports that:

An analysis of data from 2004 to 2008 found that 44.3% of blacks aged 18 and older drink alcohol, compared with that national average of 55.2%. The rate of binge drinking among black adults is 21.7%, compared with the national average of 24.5%. Young black adults are much less likely to binge drink than young adults in the general population , ... (more)

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Alex Lavrenovs

Northport, NY

#1 Mar 17, 2013
Interesting data read more about addiction @ http://addictioninamerica.tumblr.com/
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Howell, MI

#3 Mar 17, 2013
lies no im' not!!
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Howell, MI

#4 Mar 17, 2013
i ruined my swallowing because of alcohol..

but i'm native american and black maybe that's why i drink.. maybe that shit is genetic.. i don't even live on any kinda reservation
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Howell, MI

#5 Mar 17, 2013
being raised with white people who abuse alcohol maybe that's why..
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Howell, MI

#6 Mar 17, 2013
yea i'm kinda sitting around dying with the white people as we give ourselves cancer and stuff.. with our beer..

i know natives wanna sue beer companies.. why aren't whites doing it?!

yall die from it..

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#7 Mar 17, 2013
Fewer African Americans drink alcohol because they're too high from crack cocaine to get the liquor bottle open.

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#8 Mar 17, 2013
Very interesting data. Alcohol is very bad on the liver and affects other parts of the human body.
Leroy

Dearborn Heights, MI

#10 Mar 18, 2013
I wonder what kind of voodoo math they used to come up with those statistics. I don't see red dot stores popping up in every white neighborhood. Glug glug nikkah!

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