Age-related differences in blood ethanol parameters and subjective feelings of intoxication in healthy men.

@article{Jones1985AgerelatedDI,
  title={Age-related differences in blood ethanol parameters and subjective feelings of intoxication in healthy men.},
  author={A. W. Jones and Aldo Neri},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={1985},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={45-52}
}
Healthy men within 4 age groups, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50-59 years (N = 12 per group), drank 0.68 g/kg ethanol as neat whisky after fasting overnight. The drink was finished within 20 min and the concentrations of ethanol in capillary blood were determined at 30-60 min intervals for 7 hr. At the time of blood sampling, the men were asked to estimate their feelings of intoxication according to an arbitrary scale on which the score 10 indicated 'tipsy' or a 'little high'. The time course of… CONTINUE READING