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Blood Alcohol Estimator

What is BAC?

BAC stands for "blood alcohol content" and it is a measurement of blood alcohol concentration. BAC amount is shown through theĀ estimated percent of alcohol in the blood by the number of drinks in relation to body weight. This percent can be estimated by:

  1. Counting your drinks (1 drink equals 1 ounce of 100-proof liquor, one five ounce glass of table wine, or one 12-ounce bottle of regular beer).
  2. Using the chart below and under number of “drinks” and opposite “body weight” find the percent of blood alcohol listed.
  3. Subtracting from this number the percent of alcohol “burned up” during the time elapsed since your first drink. This figure is .015% per hour. (Example: 180 lb. man – 8 drinks in 4 hours / .167% minus (.015×4) = .107 %

Blood Alcohol Estimator Chart

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This information may only give an estimation. Due to variations in absorption and elimination rates, as well as many other factors, it is impossible to accurately predict a blood alcohol level with this limited amount of information.

If you are facing DUI charges, don't hesitate to contact the team atĀ Hulnick, Stang, Gering & Leavitt, P.A. for help today.