Women Drink More Alcohol Than Men — DOH - Bahay OFW
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Women Drink More Alcohol Than Men — DOH

During the Senate excise tax review on alcoholic beverages, the issue on today’s youth consuming liquor was tackled. They have found out that although a large number of alcohol drinkers are men, women drink even more.

According to the Department of Health, women consume more liquor based on the latest survey. This is one of the reasons why the Department of Finance together with the DOH wanted to push the additional excise tax levied on liquors and alcoholic drinks.

High alcohol consumers now range from ages 15-29. This number is still growing in spite of the fact that complications and diseases arise from alcohol consumption is considered the seventh among the causes of death of people.

Aside from being a killer, alcoholic drinks is also considered the primary contributor in developing mental problems. It also contributes to the emergence of rampant domestic violence in the Philippines.

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