From the July 1976 magazine.

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The percentage of alcoholics is four times greater in Scotland than in England, a Scottish health official [Dr. David Player, director of the Scottish Health Education Unit] has reported.

In the Highlands and the Scottish islands, he added, "the problem is 12 times as serious as in England."

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