Lifestyle

27 January 2016

Allyson Morgan

Love your liver month

Summary

  • 20% of men say they drink too much alcohol
  • 58% of Brits drink a moderate amount of alcohol
  • 25% of 60-69 years are teetotallers

Are the Brits being careful with alcohol?- Love your liver month

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January is Love your liver month in the UK; the aim of which is to raise awareness your liver and how you best help it function. The website for the campaign lists three steps on how to acheive this and one important step is alcohol intake; we should be drinking no more than 14 units of alcohol per week. mingle Trend asked the Brits whether they thought they were drinking too much.

16% of Brits admit their alcohol intake is far too high; more men (20%) than women (13%) are drinking too much. 60% of women in the UK consider their alcohol consumption to be moderate, compared to 63% of men. The 50-59 years are the agr-group who are msot likely to drink the most alcohol; 19% say they would estimate their intake is too high. interestingly, 27% of both 18-19 years and 40-49 years do not drink alcohol.

Do you think you consume 14 or less units a week? Do you know how much alcohol that is? Would you tell your loved ones if you thought they were drinking too much alcohol?


Survey data base

Type of survey : British population between 16-69 years of age
Sample :955 British participants selected on a representative basis
Survey time : 21.01.16 until 26.01.16
Method: Online survey, sample

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