Starting at age 16, Danes can buy beer and wine around the clock from any convenience store. This combination of access and a heavy-drinking social culture made Denmark teens the booziest in Europe, in a recent World Health Organization survey. For lack of a more polite expression, they get shitfaced. The Red Cross sets up a tent where they perform first aid for the hopelessly inebriated, the police simply watch events unfold, and many of the kids told VICE News that their parents helped them buy drinks and dropped them off.
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Youth in Denmark includes individuals 15 to 25 years old. The sex ratio is 1. During youth, families typically embrace an individualistic self-development. In the late modern family, trust and negotiation are important strategies to build a respectful and honoring relationship. Generally speaking, parents do not make decisions for youth without explaining the rationale and the youth comprehending.
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How we are raised, the cultures we grow up in and where we are from impacts so many aspects of our lives. How we parent is a major one. Unless that is, you remove yourself from that culture. You move away.
The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children HBSC report revealed that 82 percent of year-olds in Denmark have tried alcohol and 65 percent have done so within the past month — 42 percent of them have been intoxicated at least twice. All of those figures are well above the EU averages — about twice as high, to be more precise. Denmark also had the largest increase with age for current use among both boys 55 percentage points and girls 65 percentage points. Sticking to safe sex The report, which is based on surveying over , European school kids aged 11,13 and 15, also revealed that Danish 11 and year-olds were closer to the European average in terms of drinking. The report also found that while Danish year-olds drank heavily compared to their European peers, they also were the best at practicising safe sex.