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Interviews with 170 male problem drinkers at the Northampton (Mass.) VA Hospital showed that the average reported daily maximum alcohol intake for the entire sample was 22.56 drinks a day (13.5 oz. of pure alcohol). The range extended from 4 to 81 drinks in a day (2.4 to 48.6 oz. of alcohol). Sixty percent of all subjects drank between 13 (7.8 oz.) and 24 (14.4 oz.) drinks. William P. Rohan, Ph.D.,... Login to read more
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