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Young Women Who Drink and Drive at Higher Risk of Fatal Accident

(4/11/2012)

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas
HealthDay News
April 3, 2012

Young women who drink and drive in the United States are at increasing risk for being in a fatal accident, according to a new study. Although men had roughly double the risk for a fatal crash as women with the same blood-alcohol level in 1996, that gender gap had closed by 2007, the researchers pointed out. And although reasons for that trend remain unclear, they said it may be because young women are taking more risks on the road.

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Keywords: young women, drink, drive, higher risk, fatal accident



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