Radio Grabs: Baby Boomers Outdrink Their Kids

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RADIO GRABS: Baby Boomers Outdrink their Kids

Wednesday, 30 July 2008: A new survey reveals Australia's baby boomers are outdrinking their kids and

challenges the theory young adults are more likely to binge drink.

The latest GSK Health Index found 10% of 55 to 64 year-olds drink twenty or more standard drinks per

week, compared with just 8% of 18 to 24 year-olds.

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Telephone Grab Hotline: 1300 732 445, Menu 2, Option 2 (GSK-1962)

Spokesperson: Doctor Selwyn Fung, GSK

#1 (16 Seconds): Says Aussies are also drinking at a younger age, however baby boomers appear to be

setting the wrong example…

#2 (17 Seconds): Says despite recent claims, the survey suggests young Aussies are in fact less likely to

binge drink...

#3 (15 Seconds): Says the survey highlights other concerns, including the risk of mixing alcohol with

certain medication...

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