Graph of the Day for November 20, 2009

Randall Hoven
"When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."  Henny Youngman

"It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth."  George Burns

"I drink therefore I am."  W.C. Fields

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (Liters)



Source:  UnusualMaps


Hoven's Index for November 20, 2009


Blood alcohol content threshold for DUI offense: 0.08.

Approximate blood alcohol content per "drink" for men*:  0.02, minus 0.01 per hour of drinking.

For women*:  0.03 (minus 0.01/hr).

Definition of "drink":  1.25 ounces of 80 proof liquor, or 12 ounces of beer, or 5 ounces of wine.

*Actual values vary by weight and other factors.


Source:  Greater Dallas council on alcohol & drug abuse


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"When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."  Henny Youngman

"It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth."  George Burns

"I drink therefore I am."  W.C. Fields

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (Liters)



Source:  UnusualMaps


Hoven's Index for November 20, 2009


Blood alcohol content threshold for DUI offense: 0.08.

Approximate blood alcohol content per "drink" for men*:  0.02, minus 0.01 per hour of drinking.

For women*:  0.03 (minus 0.01/hr).

Definition of "drink":  1.25 ounces of 80 proof liquor, or 12 ounces of beer, or 5 ounces of wine.

*Actual values vary by weight and other factors.


Source:  Greater Dallas council on alcohol & drug abuse


Graph of the Day Archive.