Ugeskr Læger 2008;170(51):4226-4229
Summary The occurence of hangovers among Danish men and women Ugeskr Læger 2008;170(51):4226-4229 We have examined the occurrence of hangovers i Danish men and women. Among 36,228 particioants, the occurrence of a list of different hangover symptoms as well as of severe hangovers was higher in women than in men. For example, the odds ratio was 1.53 (95% CI: 1.41-1.66) for experiencing headache and 1.97 (95% CI: 1.75-2.21) for severe hangovers after an episode of binge-drinking in women compared with men. This finding could not be explained by weekly alcohol intake, type of alcohol ingested, frequency of binge drinking episodes or by the proportion of alcohol consumed with meals.