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Native Americans Are More Likely Than White People to Abstain From Alcohol, Study Says


Native Americans are often represented in the media as drinking far more excessively than other racial and ethnic groups in the United States — but new research shatters that damaging stereotype.

Native Americans' binge-drinking habits are on par with those of white people, according to a study by researchers at the University of Arizona. What's more, the study also found that Native Americans are more likely than white people to abstain from drinking alcohol.


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