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713 young people with alcohol poisonings in hospital

27 May 2014

In 2013 the number of young people under 18 who ended up unconscious in hospital due to alcohol, stayed relatively the same. Last year, 713 children were hospitalized for alcohol poisoning. The year before that, 706 children.

The average age at which children are binge drinking to the extent of needing to be hospitalized stays at 15.5. The youngest patients were 12 years old.

Source: nltimes.nl.

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