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Approximately what percentage of americans consume alcoholic beverages regularly


what percent of americans obtain from drinking alcohol


which of the following about college drinking is true

female college students alcohol consumption is now close to that of male college students

binge drinking is defined for the typical adult as

4 or more drinks for females and 5 or more drinks for males in about 2 hours

eating food when drinking alcohol

slows alcohol absorption

what is the percentage of alcohol in 100 proof whiskey


the main site of alcohol metabolism is the


factors affecting alcohol absorption include all of the following except

the time of day the alcohol is consumed

which of the following is not true about alcohol absorption

carbonated alcoholic beverages are absorbed less rapidly than those containing no sparkling additives

one standard drink equals

12 ounces of beer or 1.5 ounces of 80 proof liqour

how long does it take for the average adult to metabolize 12 ounce beers

4 hours

approximately 20 % of alcohol is diffused through the

stomach lining

a standard rum and cola will be absorbed faster than a 5-ounce glass of wine because

carbonation causes the pyloric valve to relax

the depressant effects of alcohol become apparent at a blood alcohol concentration of


drinking games result in the consumption of large quantities of alcohol in a short period of time and have been associated with

death from alcohol poisoning

after a night of heavy drinking, john still appears sober while his friends are obviously intoxicated. it is likely that john developed

learned behavioral tolerance

the toxic chemical by product of alcohol metabolism that causes nausea and vomiting is called


which of the following is not true about a hangover

it usually takes 1-2 hours to recover from a hangover

which of the following is not a characteristic of alcohol poisoning

yellowish tint to the skin

alcohol consumption during the pregnancy can cause significant brain damage and other impairments in the fetus : this condition is known as

fetal alcohol syndrome

the reduction in alcohol related driving fatalities since the 1980s is due to

zero tolerance laws and increased drinking age

urinating frequently after alcohol consumption occurs because

alcohol is a diuretic

the water that is pulled out of the body when someone drinks heavily is taken from

cerebrospinal fluid

which of the following is true about women and alcoholism

women get addicted faster with less alcohol use then when

the effects of fetal alcohol syndrome include

mental retardation

which of the following is true of drinking and driving

over the last 20 years the percentage of intoxicated drivers involved in fatal crashes has decreased

which of the following is true with respect to global health and alcohol use

almost 4% of all death worldwide are attributed to alcohol

Jeff has been drinking a lot over the past few months, including frequent binges. his friends are concerned that this behavior puts him at risk for a condition that involves a potentially lethal blood alcohol concentration. which condition is this

alcohol poisoning

the process by which addicts get an addictive substance out of their system as a part of ending their dependence is


how many americans suffer from health disorders caused by tobacco each year

10 million

which or the following is a true statement

tobacco is known to cause about 20 diseases

marketing of tobacco products currently targets all of the following except

affluent citizens in high income areas

which statement best summarizes what happens when particulate matter condenses in the lungs

it forms tar, which is thick, brownish sludge

which of the following statements about nicotine is true

it is a powerful central nervous system stimulant

of the following population groups which has the highest rate of smoking

native americans

what effect does carbon monoxide have on the body

it diminishes the oxygen carrying capacity of the red blood cells

bidis are becoming increasingly popular because they are viewed as safer than regular cigarettes. research shows that bidis actually

produce three times more carbon monoxide and nicotine than cigarettes

risk for developing lung cancer varies among smokers due to all of the following except

tolerance to nicotine

which of the following is false about smokeless tobacco

it does not contain cancer causing substances

smokeless tobacco users

are 50 times more likely to develop oral cancers than smokers

symptoms of nicotine withdrawal include all of the following except

weakness in the limbs

which of the following is true about environmental tobacco smoke (ETS)

ETS exposure is higher among african americans and low income persons

which nicotine replacement product requires a prescription

nicotine nasal spray

a nicotine inhaler is safer than a nicotine nasal spray because

it is easer to overdose with the nasal spray

which of the following occurs within 24 hours of quitting smoking

chance of heart attack decreases

which of the following is a smoking cessation medication


a disease associated with smoking in which alveoli are destroyed is known as


which of the following is true with respect to women and smoking

women who smoke are more likely to have fertility problems than non smokers

smoking contributes to heart disease by doing all of the following except

increasing platelet adhesiveness

an NIAAA approach to reducing alcohol consumption on campus is

brief alcohol screening and intervention for college students

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