Uh Oh…Here Are The 10 Drunkest Counties In Georgia
Have you ever wondered where in Georgia do people drink the most alcohol? According to statistics from Country Health Rankings & Roadmaps, the following 10 counties have 15% or more of its residents that have self-reported participating in either binge drinking or heavy drinking between the years of 2006 to 2012.
To break the ties in these rankings, we then looked at FindTheHome data to see which of these counties have the highest bars per capita; bars per 10,000 residents.
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The CDC defines binge drinking as 5 or more drinks in 2 hours for men and 4 or more drinks in 2 hours for women. A shocking 1 in 6 US adults binge drink at least once per month. What do you think of this list? For more facts about binge drinking, read the CDC fact sheet.
Disclaimer: All data in the above article is pulled from third party sources such as County Health Rankings & Roadmaps and FindTheHome. OnlyInYourState doesn’t guarantee the information above is perfectly accurate or current, although we have done our best to ensure that it is. For further questions, please consult the proper state agency.
Amanda Northern is a freelance writer, and creator/virtual assistant of The Proassists. Amanda is a Georgia native, GSU Panther, and blogger. More of her words can be found at amandanorthern.wordpress.com
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