Equality of the sexes is one thing, but when it comes to drinking does being equal to men mean we should be boozing as much as them too? Whatever your opinion on the subject, the fact is that women do seem to be catching up with men where alcohol intake is concerned. At least that's the findings of the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics.
The figures also show the number of women drinking what officials term as 'hazardous' amounts of alcohol - that is, more than 35 units a week - has also doubled in the last ten years to one in 20.
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