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Excess alcohol drinking 'is underestimated'

27 February 2013 Last updated at 18:43 GMT

The amount of alcohol consumed in England could be much higher than previously thought, University College London researchers suggest.

A comparison of alcohol sales figures with surveys of what people said they drank showed a significant shortfall, with almost half of the alcohol sold unaccounted for.

Dominic Hughes reports.