Americans continue to struggle with the effects of alcoholism. reveals a list of facts and figures about the high cost of alcoholism. Some of these facts are: 8.5% of Americans meet the diagnostic test for alcoholism, more than 35% of adult alcoholics began showing early symptoms such as binge-drinking as early as age 19, 41% of all fatal car accidents involve alcohol, 48% of people aged 12 and over are drinkers, and while alcohol abuse is more common in men than in women, the progression of alcoholism occurs much faster in women.

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