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In beers the alcohol content varies from about 2 percent in some mild
Scandinavian varieties to about 8 percent in especially strong types; most U.S.
beers contain between 4 and 5 percent. Natural or unfortified wines (the so-
called dry wines, ...
In percentage terms, 7.3 percent of men and 1.3 percent of women were
alcoholics or 4.2 percent of adults aged 20 and over. There were large variations
among regions and states, the rates being higher in urban and industrialized
More than 70 percent of Saudi Arabia's total population lives in cities, and almost
all of the rest lives in government- supported agricultural enterprises. Less than 1
or 2 percent of the total land area is used for crops. Of the cultivated land about ...
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