Lower drinking age may lead to risky sexual behavior

05/28/2009 | Times of India, The

A U.S. study found lowering the legal drinking age encourages risky sexual behavior and results in unwanted pregnancies and premature births. U.S. researchers analyzed birth records and alcohol use data from 1978 to 1988 and found a drinking age of 18 increased prenatal alcohol consumption among women ages 18 to 20 by 21%, which could affect infant health.

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