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How Much Beer Did the Average Person Drink in Every State

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31. New Mexico
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 28.8 gallons (tied – 17th most)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -22.2% (4th lowest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 16.6% (11th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 31.3% (23rd highest)

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32. New York
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 21.5 gallons (5th least)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -8.5% (9th highest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 18.8% (22nd highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 21.0% (3rd lowest)

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33. North Carolina
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 25.8 gallons (tied – 19th least)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -11.3% (15th highest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 16.7% (12th lowest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 29.7% (22nd lowest)

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34. North Dakota
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 38.2 gallons (tied – 3rd most)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -9.0% (10th highest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 25.9% (2nd highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 46.3% (the highest)

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35. Ohio
> 2018 per capita beer consumption: 26.9 gallons (tied – 25th least)
> 10 yr. consumption change: -17.2% (11th lowest)
> Excessive drinking rate: 19.1% (21st highest)
> Driving deaths involving alcohol: 33.1% (17th highest)

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