Better-educated women more likely to become problem drinkers than their lesser-educated peers: study
Is a college degree a risk factor for becoming a problem drinker? If you’re a woman, the answer might be yes. Better educated women are nearly twice as likely to drink daily, and they also are more likely than less educated women to say they’ve got an alcohol problem, according to new research reported in the Daily Telegraph.
The connection exists for men, too, but it’s not as strong.
Researchers at the London School of Economics studied thousands of 39-year-olds who’d been born in 1970 in the UK.
“The more educated women are, the more likely they are to drink alcohol on most days and to... read more