Assam Tops List of women Guzzlers Among Indian States

Guwahati: 26.3 percent of women and 59.4 percent of men between 15-54 years of age consume alcohol in Assam, reveals the latest Health and Family Welfare Statistics (HFWS) in India.

Further women in Assam have been ranked highest in terms of consuming alcohol as per the report prepared by the Health and Family Welfare Statistics in India for the year 2019-20.

The women from Assam in the age category of 15 to 29 topped the list of alcohol consumers in the category at 26.3%. The national average was calculated at 1.2%.

Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, and Karnataka are the states with the lowest percentage of women who consume alcohol at 0.1%.

Assam men also occupied the top 10 positions in the 15 to 49 age category with 35.6%. The national average is 29.2% with Tripura being the highest with 57.6%.

As for the 15 to 54 age group, Assam men topped with 59.4% with the national average being 29.5%.

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