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Table 5 The blood alcohol content of female homicidal strangulation cases (N = 181)

From: Female homicidal strangulation in urban South Africa

BAC level (g/100 ml) Johannesburg
% (n)
Durban
% (n)
Cape Town
% (n)
Pretoria
% (n)
Zero 70.6 (36) 77.8 (21) 54.8 (40) 70 (21)
Legal limit (< 0.05 g/100 ml) 5.9 (3) 3.7 (1) 0 (0) 3.3 (1)
Illegal limit (≥ 0.05 g/100 ml) 23.5 (12) 18.5 (5) 45.2 (33) 26.7 (8)