Male and female drinking patterns becoming more alike in the US

“In the United States, and throughout the world, men drink more alcohol than women. But a recent analysis by scientists at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, indicates that longstanding differences between men and women in alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms might be narrowing in the United States.”

http://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/male-female-drinking-patterns-becoming-more-alike-us