Comprehensive Blood Alcohol Chart

This is a blood alcohol level chart laid out with varying symptoms per the varying blood alcohol levels. Here I outline the varying effects of alcohol by the different alcohol percentage in the blood. It is key to know your limits when it comes to consuming alcohol, as alcohol is essentially a poison.

Below are bac charts for both men and women. Further down past the charts are a list of symptoms that can be expected for the varying blood alcohol levels.
*BAC = Blood Alcohol Content

BAC Chart for Men
Approximate Blood Alcohol Percentage
Drinks Body Weight in Pounds
100 120 140 160 180 200 220 240
0 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 Only SafeDriving Limit
0 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00
Only Safe Driving Limit
1 .04 .03 .03 .02 .02 .02 .02 .02 DrivingSkillsSignificantlyAffected


Possible

Criminal

Penalties

2 .08 .06 .05 .05 .04 .04 .03 .03
3 .11 .09 .08 .07 .06 .06 .05 .05
4 .15 .12 .11 .09 .08 .08 .07 .06
5 .19 .16 .13 .12 .11 .09 .09 .08
6 .23 .19 .16 .14 .13 .11 .10 .09 LegallyIntoxicated


Criminal

Penalties

7 .26 .22 .19 .16 .15 .13 .12 .11
8 .30 .25 .21 .19 .17 .15 .14 .13
9 .34 .28 .24 .21 .19 .17 .15 .14
10 .38 .31 .27 .23 .21 .19 .17 .16 Death Possible
Subtract .01% for each 40 minutes of drinking.One drink is 1.25 oz. of 80 proof liquor, 12 oz. of beer,or 5 oz. of table wine.

BAC Chart for Women
Approximate Blood Alcohol Percentage
Drinks Body Weight in Pounds
90 100 120 140 160 180 200 220 240
0 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 Only SafeDriving Limit
0 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 Only Safe Driving Limit
1 .05 .05 .04 .03 .03 .03 .02 .02 .02 Driving SkillsSignificantlyAffected


Possible

Criminal

Penalties

2 .10 .09 .08 .07 .06 .05 .05 .04 .04
3 .15 .14 .11 .10 .09 .08 .07 .06 .06
4 .20 .18 .15 .13 .11 .10 .09 .08 .08
5 .25 .23 .19 .16 .14 .13 .11 .10 .09
6 .30 .27 .23 .19 .17 .15 .14 .12 .11 LegallyIntoxicated


Criminal

Penalties

7 .35 .32 .27 .23 .20 .18 .16 .14 .13
8 .40 .36 .30 .26 .23 .20 .18 .17 .15
9 .45 .41 .34 .29 .26 .23 .20 .19 .17
10 .51 .45 .38 .32 .28 .25 .23 .21 .19
Death Possible
Subtract .01% for each 40 minutes of drinking.One drink is 1.25 oz. of 80 proof liquor, 12 oz. of beer, or
5 oz. of table wine.

Euphoria : BAC = 0.03% – 0.12%

  • Overall improvement of ones mood
  • Increased Self Confidence
  • Increased Sociability
  • Impaired Judgement

Lethargy: BAC = 0.09% – 0.25%

  • Sedation
  • Impaired Comprehension and Memory
  • Delayed Reaction Time
  • Blurred Vision

Confusion : BAC = 0.18% – 0.30%

  • Overwhelming Confusion
  • Impaired senses
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting

Stupor : BAC = 0.25% – 0.40%

  • Severe ataxia
  • Lapse of consciousness
  • Unconsciousness
  • Decreased Heart rate

Coma : BAC = 0.35% – 0.50%

  • Unconsciousness
  • Little to no Reflexes
  • Life threatening Respiratory depression

References:

  1. Blood alcohol content – Wikipedia
  2. ETOH Abuse – What is, Symptoms and Treatment – Act for Libraries
  3. BAC Calculator | Blood Alcohol Level – HealthStatus
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