Men’s Health Magazine: Ten Most Dangerous Dangerous Cities for DUI and Other Alcohol Drinking-Related Health Problems

Men’s Health Magazine studied Centers for Disease Control death rates from liver disease as well as CDC binge drinking rates, FBI records on drunken driving (DUI) arrests, U.S. Department of transportation statistics on fatal car accident rates involving alcohol and the emphasis of state efforts to cut drinking as evaluated by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) reports.

Ten Worst Alcohol Unwell Cities (in order):
Denver
Anchorage, Alaska
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Omaha, Neb.
Fargo, N.D.
San Antonio, Texas
Austin, Texas
Fresno, Calif.
Lubbock, Texas
Milwaukee

Chicago ranked #62 (Durham, N.C. best at #1, Denver the worst at #100)

Ten Best Alcohol “Well” Cities (in order):
Durham, N.C.
Miami, Florida
Buffalo, N.Y.
Jackson, Miss.
Yonkers, N.Y.
Salt Lake City
Little Rock, Ark.
New York City
Richmond, Va.
Jersey City, N.J.

Source:
Part of a Series of Men’s Health Magazines Metrogrades — menshealth.com