A recent study suggests that the drinking habits of parents influences the drinking habits of their underage kids. A survey found that 19% of children, whose parents consume more than the recommended amount of alcohol, had been drunk before. And 21% of those kids drink at least monthly.
While previous studies have established that kids who have parents—particularly mothers—who drink heavily, will grow up to be binge-drinking adults. This new study, however, conducted by the independent charity Drinkaware that polled 1,433 parents, shows that their relationship with booze has an immediate affect on their children aged 10 and 17.