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Who is most at risk for binge drinking?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Young males are most at risk for binge drinking. In general, males drink more than females. Binge drinking is most common among young people. One study found that over 19 percent of 12- to 20-year-olds engaged in binge drinking.

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