How many can I have?

  • Graphic by: MARK BOSWELL
  • Updated: February 10, 2010 - 2:18 PM

To estimate the blood-alcohol level of an average adult, match the number of drinks with body weight. Blood alcohol charts do not take into consideration a wide range of variables that contribute to the determinations found here. These might include age, water to body mass ratio, ethanol metabolism, tolerance level, drugs or medications taken, or food eaten.