Women in senior ranks more likely to abuse alcohol: study

British study of public-sector staff in London find women executives three times more likely than females in lower ranks to abuse alcohol
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 05/11/2004

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omen in senior ranks are more likely to have a problem with alcohol than their male counterparts, according to new research out of the United Kingdom.

A study of 8,000 civil servants in London found that drinking habits among women change according to professional status, with senior executives three times as likely to drink excessively as clerical workers.