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The Age Factor

Men 21 to 24 years old have more drinking problems than any other age group in America, a University of California study showed.

The nationwide study further revealed that 55% of the men in the lower socioeconomic levels of the 21-24 group have drinking problems, compared to 25% of the men in the higher socioeconomic ranks of the group.

The survey was made by Prof. Don Cahalan of the School of Public Health on UC's Berkeley campus. He interviewed 1,561 men between the ages of 21 and 59 selected as representative of the U.S. male population. Dr. Cahalan said men of... Login to read more
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