Five Stats Regarding Drinking Related Injuries Before St. Patrick's Day

You'll see plenty of fall-down-drunk idiots at the bars for St. Patrick's Day this weekend. Don't be one of them . . .

1. The type of alcohol linked to the most injuries for MEN is beer. And for WOMEN, it's vodka. The top five overall are beer, vodka, whiskey, tequila, and rum.

2. The ten most common drinking injuries are bruises, cuts, scratches, broken bones, and sprains. And 88% of people who've broken a bone while under the influence said it wouldn't have happened if they were sober.

3. The body parts you're most likely to injure are your leg, arm, face, hand, and head.

4. The most common PLACES for a drunk injury to happen are at a house party . . . at home . . . on the road . . . at a bar or restaurant . . . and on the sidewalk.

5. The most common occasions for drunk injuries are birthdays, New Year's Eve, a college party, and a work celebration.

More about injuries when drinking here.

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