Ledermann formula

Le·der·mann for·mu·la

(lā'dĕr-mahn),
a formula to calculate alcohol dependancy levels. Ledermann showed empirically that the distribution of alcohol consumption in a population is log normal; the formula used this observation to estimate the prevalence of various degrees of alcohol dependency. Some questions have been raised about the validity of Ledermann observations.
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Ledermann,

Sully, French psychiatrist.
Ledermann formula - the formula used to estimate the prevalence of various degrees of alcohol dependency.
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