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Copyright ©The Author(s) 2015.
World J Hepatol. Nov 28, 2015; 7(27): 2703-2715
Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v7.i27.2703
Table 1 Prevalence of binge drinking
Galán et al[41]13.35%
Slutske et al[150]19.50%
Bartoli et al[42]37.85%
Delegación del Gobierno para el Plan Nacional sobre Drogas[40]18%
Grucza et al[45]50%
Hanewinkel et al[151]27.00%
Lee et al[152]46.30%
Table 2 Factors associated with binge drinking[42]
OR (95%CI)
Female gender1.57
Living with parents0.57
High financial availability for each weekend1.33
Cannabis use1.61
Smoking e-cigarettes2.49
Positive alcohol expectancies1.11
Peer influence2.4
Interest for discos and parties1.53
High educational level3.63
Table 3 Summary of the organic effects of alcohol-binge drinking
SteatosisImpaired verbal memoryGlomerulonephritis
SteatohepatitisImpaired episodic memoryAcute nephropathy
FibrosisDeficits language and attentional tasksKidney graft failure
CirrhosisProspective memory
Hepatocellular carcinomaExecutive functions
Oral cavityHypertensionAcute pancreatitis
PharynxIschemic heart diseaseChronic pancreatitis
LarynxStrokeMajor depression
EsophagusCardiomyopathyImpaired fertility
ColorectumMyocarditisPremature and low weigh births
BreastArrhythmiasFetal alcohol syndrome