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Third World poor (alcohol and tobacco)

A New York Times column by Nicholas D. Kristof complaining about spending on alcohol and tobacco by Third World men has brought some angry replies. 60% of men and women in Haiti abstain from alcohol as compared with 30% in the USA. The per capita consumption of alcohol in the  Congo is 2.6 liters, for sub-Sahran Africa as a whole 4.5 liters, and for the USA 8.6 liters.

Posted by David Fahey on May 27, 2010 at 08:55 AM in Alcohol (general), Tobacco | Permalink