The 10 Drunkest Cities in America

With Spring Break just around the corner, drinking is seen as an equivalent to fun and a trivial issue, if that, by many students on college campuses. However, alcohol continues to be a serious problem for many Americans. According to a CDC report, excessive alcohol use can be accounted for 1 in 10 deaths among working age adults. Is this problem equally rampant across the nation, or is it worse in some areas?

Men’s Health magazine took data from a Centers for Disease Control study on alcohol use to rank U.S. cities by their “drunkenness.” Using an unscientific method, the magazine gave cities rankings based on liver disease, DUI arrests, etc.

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