Q - Your sex (gender) has no impact on your BAC level.

Question: True or False: Your sex (gender) has no impact on your BAC level.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE



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FALSE

Your sex (gender) has impact on your BAC level. Alcohol does not affect men and women equally. Research indicates that alcohol’s effects on females tend to be stronger and last longer. This is because women produce a smaller amount of alcohol dehydrogenase, an enzyme that breaks down alcohol in the stomach. As a result, women reach a peak BAC about 20 percent higher than men do. As well Body Weight too affects the percentage of alcohol in your blood. A heavier person has more body fluids with which the alcohol will mix, and thus will have a lower BAC.

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