Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> I read in Nature iirc, that there is a huge uncertainty about those
> figures, 5.7M being the "official" one. Learned estimated report up to
> some 20M... so... cheers! :-)
I guess you're right, may be not under-reported by quite such a margin, but yes.
and I suspect the the alcohol numbers to be what the alcohol lobby can agree
Cousin Ricky wrote:
> The difference is that alcoholism isn't contagious. Also, alcoholics
> aren't clogging hospitals beyond capacity.
still, speak to people on A&E, a fair percentage of cases involve alcohol (lucky
alcohol, by definition, is not a drug :-)). and anyway, food for thought, more
than 75% of all (UK) reported domestic violence cite alcohol as a (significant)
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