Alcohol abuse American citizens annually costs the country in a tidy sum of money. Absenteeism miserable SMS explanations, headaches and other unpleasant moments - all this results in a loss of efficiency - based on AMarkets.
The figure of 249 billion dollars - count with the participation of the US Center for Disease Control. So much is spent per year on health amendment to abuse alcohol. In addition, the figure includes a loss of efficiency in companies employing abusers. Fade accounts for about $ 77 billion of the total. Interestingly, the cost of alcohol abuse is growing all the time for America. The annual increase in costs is significantly higher inflation.
The farther into the crisis - more alcoholics. The narrower the middle class - the more alcoholics. The volatility of the stock and currency markets - the more alcoholics. Alas.