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St. Patrick's Day Parade of Facts

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE OF FACTS Here, presents some not-so-cheery statistics (along with a handful of good ones) behind some St. Patrick's Day traditions. Number of U.S. residents who claimed Irish ancestry in 2010: 34.7 MIILLION Current population of the Republic of Ireland: 4.6 MILLION 54% of American adults celebrated St. Patrick's Day in 2012 (when the observance fell on a Saturday) Famous Irish-Americans Sun Thurs 17 Sat In 2012, Americans spent more than $4.6 billion celebrating St. Patrick's Day About 10% of that was spent on beer Roughly Vice President Joe Biden NFL quarterback Tom Brady 207° of Americans drink alcohol on St. Patrick's Day In 2012,3 IN 10 Americans attended a St. Patrick's Day nearly party at a bar or restaurant Singer Mariah Carey Actor George Clooney Celebrations turn deadly By comparison, 122 people died in car crashes on New Year's Day in 2011, with drunk drivers 103 traffic deaths on St. Patrick's Day in 2009 of those, 47 people were killed in crashes that involved at least one driver or motorcyclist with blood alcohol content (BAC) of at least o.o8 - the legal limit for drunk driving responsible for more than half of those deaths. Binge drinking Many revelers go on drinking binges on St. Patrick's Day Excessive drinking, including binge drinking, cost the United States These costs include lost productivity, health care, crime and óther expenses This typically occurs when a man downs five or more drinks and a woman consumes four or more drinks in about two hours $223.5 billion (in 2006) More than |Typical # of drinks per binge: Age group with most binge drinkers: 18-34 Age group that binge drinks most often: 65+ 38 MILILION JI U.S. adults are binge drinkers | State with the lowest percentage of binge Utah drinkers State with the highest Drinking too much, including binge drinking, contributes to more than 54 injuries and diseases, including those related to car crashes, violence and STDS percentage of binge Wisconsin drinkers (25.6) (10.9") The drink and food of choice Guinness, the famous brand of Irish stout, is the drink of choice on St. Patrick's Day On any given day, 5.5 MILLION PINTS of Guinness are consumed around the world 17 March. Number of pints consumed on St. Patrick's Day: 13 MILLION Great Britain, Ireland, Nigeria, the U.S. and Čameroon are among the world's biggest markets for Guinness Guinness is sold in more than 100 countries worldwide and is brewed in nearly 50 countries Calories Carbs What has more calories than 12 oz. of Draft Guinness? 126 1D grams Sierra Nevada Stout 125 calories Draft Guinness Orange juice 183 calories Anchor Porter 205 calories Extra Stout Guinness 155 18 (12 oz.) grams Sam Adams Boston Lager 160 calories Coors Original 148 calories Dos Equis 145 calories Traditional St. Patrick's Day dish: corned beef and cabbage Budweiser 143 calories Number of calories in typical serving of corned beef and cabbage: about 700 Percentage of calories from fat: 67% Grams of protein: 50 Grams of sodium: 4 Pounds of beef produced in U.S. in 2010: 26.4 billion Pounds of cabbage produced in U.S. in 2010: 2.3 billion Miller Genuine 143 calories Skim milk 135 calories Presented by Sources html html Insurance DEVELOPED DY N NOWSOURCING

St. Patrick's Day Parade of Facts

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