blood alcohol concentration


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blood alcohol concentration

n.
The concentration of alcohol in the blood, expressed as the weight of alcohol in a fixed volume of blood and used as a measure of the degree of intoxication in an individual. The concentration depends on body weight, the quantity and rate of alcohol ingestion, and the rates of alcohol absorption and metabolism. Also called blood alcohol level.
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"Combined with blood alcohol concentration measurement this provides a method for examining even extreme levels of alcohol consumption without exposing researchers to highly inebriated consumers who cannot remember how much they have drunk," he stated.
Changes in the estimated number and percentage of traffic fatalities (including drivers, occupants, and nonoccupants), by age group (*) and highest blood alcohol concentration (BAC) (+) of drivers (ss) or nonooccupants in crashes -- United States, January 1-December 31, 1999, compared with January 1-December 31, 2000 No.
Changes in the estimated number and percentage of traffic fatalities (including drivers, occupants, and nonoccupants), by age [group.sup.*] and highest blood alcohol concentration ([BAC.sup.+]) of [drives.sup.ss] or nonoccupants in crashes - United States, January 1-December 31, 1996, compared with January 1-December 31.
Police revealed Lin's blood alcohol concentration was 1.22mg at the time of her arrest.
(4) Mellanby found that perceived behavioral impairment at a specific blood alcohol concentration was greater when the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was rising than when it was falling.
In 2013 the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that states lower the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for Driving Under the Influence from 0.08% to 0.05%.
"Policies may also protect against crash fatalities involving blood alcohol concentration levels below the current legal limit for driving in the United States."
Eldon Arthur Holt<br />Case No.: 2017AP1375-CR<br />Officials: Lundsten, P.J., Blanchard and Kloppenburg, JJ.<br />Focus: Suppression of Evidence Blood Test<br />Eldon Arthur Holt appeals a judgment of conviction for operating with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration (PAC) as a seventh, eighth, or ninth offense.
But because women have less water to dilute the alcohol, their blood alcohol concentration is higher.
For example, while nearly every state prohibits people from driving with a blood alcohol concentration at or above 0.08 percent, the report's authors found that a person's ability to safely operate a vehicle begins to diminish at a lower concentration.
NIAAA defines binge drinking as a pattern of drinking that brings blood alcohol concentration to 0.08 grams per deciliter (0.08%) or higher.
When police caught them there about an hour after the alleged crime, they were in state of inebriation a a blood alcohol concentration of 0.160, well over Korea's legal limit of 0.05.