Figure4 - Percent of older aldults reporting problem drinking
The bar graph figure depicts the percent of older adults who report drinking problems. The horizontal axis captures weekly alcohol consumption by men and women. The vertical axis captures the percentage of those reporting drinking specified amounts. 15% of older men regularly drink more than 14 drinks/week and 12% of older women regularly drink more than 7 drinks per week. 9% of older men regularly consume more than 21 drinks per week and 2% of older women regularly consume more than 21 drinks per week
(Source: Adams, et al., 1996].