Travis County is the drunkiest county in Texas, with 25.1% of adults reporting excessive drinking. This puts it at 42nd out of 3,142 counties in the United States. Excessive alcohol consumption is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the US, and it's important to understand which areas are more prone to it. A new map has been released that shows which counties in the US have higher rates of excessive drinking.
Nine of the twelve counties bordering Minnesota are listed, as well as six counties in Iowa, one county in North Dakota, and one county in South Dakota. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 18.0% of American adults consume unhealthy amounts of alcohol on a regular basis. This is a concerning statistic, and it's important to be aware of which areas are more prone to excessive drinking. It's important to remember that while millions of Americans enjoy alcohol responsibly every day, there are still those who misuse and abuse it.
Excessive alcohol consumption can have serious consequences, so it's important to be aware of which areas are more prone to it. It's also important to remember that alcohol consumption should always be done responsibly and in moderation. If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol abuse, there are resources available to help.