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Level of Alcohol Consumption* Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Age, 2008

Current Drinking* Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Age 2008
  Percent of Women
None Infrequent Light Moderate Heavy

*Infrequent indicates 1-11 drinks consumed in the past year; light indicates 3 or fewer drinks per week in the past yea; moderate indicates 4 to 7 drinks per week; heavy indicates more than 7 drinks per week.

Source II.1: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

18-24 Years 42.0 13.0 28.7 8.2 8.2
25-44 Years 34.0 18.4 35.1 7.9 4.7
45-64 Years 38.9 19.2 27.5 9.3 5.1
65 Years and Older 62.5 13.2 13.8 7.2 3.2

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