Accroding to the National Association for Children of Alcolohics:
* There are an estimated 26.8 million children of alcoholics in the United States. Preliminary research suggests that over 11 million are under the age of 18;
* 76 million Americans (about 43% of the adult population) have been exposed to alcoholism in the family;
* About 1 in 5 adult Americans (18%) lived with an alcoholic while growing up;
* Roughly 1 in 8 American adult drinkers is alcoholic or experiences problems due to the use of alcohol.