BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT CALCULATOR
BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT CALCULATOR
What is a Blood Alcohol Calculator (BAC)?
A Blood Alcohol Calculator or your Blood Alcohol Concentration is a rough estimate of how much alcohol you have in your body. Or, it’s a rough estimate of how intoxicated you are.
Please enter the following items, then click on Calculate to obtain your Blood Alcohol Content estimate.
Estimates Are Provided For Educational Purposes Only. Do Not Drink And Drive! Do Not Use These Estimates As A Basis For Making A Decision About Drinking Or Driving.
Different Stages Of Intoxication
The effects of alcohol intoxication are greatly influenced by individual variations among users. Medications and lack of food may further compound the effects of alcohol. Some users may become intoxicated at a much lower Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) level than is shown.
Here are some common effects at different levels of intoxication:
- 0.02-0.03 BAC: Slight euphoria and loss of shyness. Mildly relaxed and maybe a little lightheaded.
- 0.04-0.06 BAC: Feeling of well-being, relaxation, lower inhibitions, sensation of warmth or euphoria. Some minor impairment of reasoning and memory, lowering of caution. Your behavior may become exaggerated and emotions intensified (Good emotions are better, bad emotions are worse).
Judgement Reduction Zone (DUI)
- 0.07-0.09 BAC: Slight impairment of balance, speech, vision, reaction time, and hearing. Some sense of euphoria. Judgment and self-control are reduced, and caution, reason and memory are impaired. You will probably believe that you are functioning better than you really are.
Motor Impairment Zone (Sloppy Drunk)
- 0.10-0.125 BAC: Significant impairment of motor coordination and loss of good judgment. Speech may be slurred; balance, vision, reaction time and hearing will be impaired. Euphoria.
- 0.13-0.15 BAC: Gross motor impairment and lack of physical control. Blurred vision and major loss of balance. Euphoria is reduced and dysphoria (anxiety, restlessness) is beginning to appear. Judgment and perception are severely impaired.
- 0.16-0.19 BAC: Dysphoria predominates, nausea may appear. The drinker has the appearance of a sloppy drunk.
Blackout Zone (Coma Or Possible Death)
- 0.20 BAC: Feeling dazed, confused or otherwise disoriented. May need help to stand or walk. If you injure yourself you may not feel the pain. Some people experience nausea and vomiting at this level. The gag reflex is impaired and you can choke if you do vomit. Blackouts are likely at this level so you may not remember what has happened.
- 0.25 BAC: All mental, physical and sensory functions are severely impaired. Increased risk of asphyxiation from choking on vomit and of seriously injuring yourself by falls or other accidents.
- 0.30 BAC: Drunken stupor. You have little comprehension of where you are. You may pass out suddenly and be difficult to awaken.
- 0.35 BAC: Coma is possible. This is the level of surgical anesthesia.
- 0.40 BAC and up: Onset of coma, and possible death due to respiratory arrest or alcohol poisoning.
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