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.
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8) Moderate Drinker & Under 44) Monthly Binge Drinker & Age 44+ .
I live clean, no drugs, a moderate drinker, and I always stay in shape,'' Hill said.
This information is used to construct the following variables, which are controlled for in the empirical analysis: the age of the respondent (in years), age squared, an indicator for gender (male), race (African American, Asian, Native American, with White as the comparison category), ethnicity (Hispanic, with non-Hispanic as the comparison category), the religion that the respondent grew up in (Catholic, Jewish, Moslem, Protestant, other religion, with no religion as the comparison category), parents' education (at least one parent completed college), and indicators of each parent's drinking behavior while the respondent was growing up (parent not present, former drinker, infrequent drinker, moderate drinker, heavy drinker, problem drinker with abstainer as the comparison category).
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.
If the woman was a moderate drinker, the odds go up to 1.
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.
If the woman is a moderate drinker, the odds go up to 1.
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.
A moderate drinker they defined as someone drinking 580ml of sake or less per day (equivalent to slightly more than one pint of red wine per day or about 42 units of alcohol per week).
Furthermore, if you are a genuine moderate drinker as about 99 per cent of folk insist they are, the increase won't hit you hard.