Italian teens say stop to alcohol

by Roberta Lunghini - 2015.07.09

Alcohol consumption among Italian youth is decreasing. With an annual reduction, since 2002, of 0.7% for males and, since 2004, of 1.3% for females. Minors are those who drink less alcohol. Furthermore, it is dropping the number of consumers of wine and beer of all ages. According to the last IFC-CNR study on alcohol consumption among young people in Italy, however, binge drinking and all the other harmful and dangerous alcohol-related behaviors are increasing among people aged from 18 to 24 years. In synthesis, they are males, singles and over 18 those more likely to drink alcohol and get drunk.

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