Seven out of ten Costa Ricans believe that Ticos are NOT able to consume alcohol in moderation, is the conclusion of a study by Educalcohol Costa Rica, for the Escuela de Estadística de la Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) – School of Statistics at the University of Costa Rica.
Educalcohol Costa Rica project manager, Eugenio Regidor, explained that the purpose of the study was to know the pattern of alcohol consumption by Costa Ricans to focus on their educational activities in the country.
According to the report, nearly half of all Costa Ricans consume alcohol and those between the ages of 18 and 24 do so in excess and that men consumed more alcohol than women. But not by much.
The study also shows that six out of ten men prefer beer over any other type of alcoholic drink. Non-beer drinkers chose, in order of preference, wine, rum, vodka and whiskey.
The study took in the responses of 2.400 people,between August 28, 2012 and October 24, 2014,