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Unformatted text preview: ISS 3-28-2011 12:05 Ethanol Equivalence: proof is twice the percentage of alcohol in a beverage. 80 proof is 40% alcohol Alcohol is absorbed via the stomach and small intestine Fastest with fizzy drinks Slower with food Continue to absorb alcohol 60 to 90 minutes after your last drink The faster alcohol is ingested; the higher the peak concentration When you realize youve had too much, the worse is yet to come BAL (blood alcohol level) Stages if intoxication determined by volume of alcohol to body muscle mass and liver function You liver oxidizes alcohol at ounce per hour Alcohol impairs the performance of sundry motor skills and our social conduct. Intracultural Variation Diversity is expected in complex society with class, religious, and regional variations Homogeneity of belief and behavior would be characteristic of folk or traditional...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08