moderate drinker

moderate drinker

A term which has been defined in Canada (other countries have similar definitions) as
(1) A woman who has consumed more than 5 alcoholic drinks at a time on less than 12 occasions in her lifetime; or
(2) A man who has consumed more than 5 drinks at a time, between 7 and 52 times in his lifetime.
References in classic literature ?
"Now, all my life I have been a "moderate drinker" in the most literal sense of that slightly elastic term.
Three out of four of them still believed they were a light or moderate drinker - that's an estimated 123,000 people in the North East.
Three out of four still believed they were a light or moderate drinker - around 123,000 people in the North East.
Describing herself as a "moderate drinker," Garraway said: "I have been really shocked by people's reactions.
Moderate Drinker) .9 (.8,1.0) .8 (.7,1.0) Monthly Binge Drinker 1.1 (.9,1.4) 1.0 (.8,1.2) (vs.
For example, bans on the use of alcohol on campus may have a greater impact on an abstainer's decision to drink moderately than on a moderate drinker's decision to drink heavily.
That is how much more you would pay for critical illness cover if your drink intake is very high, while a more moderate drinker would pay pounds 58.40 for the same cover.
A moderate drinker is considered one who drinks within the UK's recommended sensible limit, which is 14 units per week.
A 40p per unit level would cost a moderate drinker pounds 11 extra a year but a heavy drinker pounds 137 a year, according to the study.
I'm only a moderate drinker, surely the odd drink can do no harm, and isn't alcohol supposed to stave off heart disease?
And a moderate drinker would not feel punished by a minimum price on alcohol because he/she doesn't drink enough for the increase to hurt.
Is this what they mean by a moderate drinker? How can a single bottle of beer a week change someone from being a miserable social misfit into a socially happy chappy?