Drunkenness still frowned on by Italy youth, says research
Study find 35% of young Italians have tried binge drinking16 December, 14:29
The research, presented at the University of Turin, found that as many as 13% of young people said they have become drunk while 35.5% reported episodes of binge drinking.
The survey was based on a sample of 134 people aged 15 to 17 and 22 to 24 in three cities, Turin, Rome and Salerno.
Researchers concluded that among Italian youth, excessive drinking and drunkenness have a negative connotation.