Graph of the Day for December 31, 2009

A baby seal walks into a bar. "What can I get you?" asks the bartender. "Anything but a Canadian Club," replies the seal.

A grasshopper hops into a bar. The bartender says, "You're quite a celebrity around here. We've even got a drink named after you." The grasshopper says, "You've got a drink named Steve?"

A goldfish walks into a bar and looks at the bartender. The bartender asks, "What can I get you?" The goldfish says, "Water."

A corn stalk walks into a bar. The bartender says, "Wanna hear a good joke?" The corn stalk says, "I'm all ears!"

A skeleton walks into a bar and says, "Gimme a beer, and a mop."

Prevalence of binge drinking by occupation, North Dakota, 2004-05


Source:  Centers for Disease Control.


Hoven's Index for December 31, 2009


Blood alcohol content level that defines a "binge":  0.08 grams percent.

Typical number of drinks consumed in 2 hours to reach that level for men:  5.

For women:  4.

Percent of alcohol consumed by minors (under 21) that is binge drinking:  90%.

Percent of alcohol consumed by adults that is binge drinking:  75%.


Source:  CDC.


Graph of the Day Archive.

A baby seal walks into a bar. "What can I get you?" asks the bartender. "Anything but a Canadian Club," replies the seal.

A grasshopper hops into a bar. The bartender says, "You're quite a celebrity around here. We've even got a drink named after you." The grasshopper says, "You've got a drink named Steve?"

A goldfish walks into a bar and looks at the bartender. The bartender asks, "What can I get you?" The goldfish says, "Water."

A corn stalk walks into a bar. The bartender says, "Wanna hear a good joke?" The corn stalk says, "I'm all ears!"

A skeleton walks into a bar and says, "Gimme a beer, and a mop."

Prevalence of binge drinking by occupation, North Dakota, 2004-05


Source:  Centers for Disease Control.


Hoven's Index for December 31, 2009


Blood alcohol content level that defines a "binge":  0.08 grams percent.

Typical number of drinks consumed in 2 hours to reach that level for men:  5.

For women:  4.

Percent of alcohol consumed by minors (under 21) that is binge drinking:  90%.

Percent of alcohol consumed by adults that is binge drinking:  75%.


Source:  CDC.


Graph of the Day Archive.