United States Data

Binge Drinking

Healthy People 2010 Objective: Reduce the proportion of persons, 12-17 years-old, engaging in binge drinking of alcoholic beverages

Percentage
National Data Baseline
(2002)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
2010
Target
12- to 17- year-olds
10.7%
9.8%
-0.90
3.1%

 

United States Data
All the tables below contain data available for the entire United States and this objective.

Percentage
Age Baseline
(2002)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
FEMALE
9.90%
9.00%
-0.90
MALE
11.40%
10.60%
-0.80
 
Percentage
Age Baseline
(2002)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
AMERICAN INDIAN NON-HISPANIC
18.20%
20.00%
1.80
ASIAN NON-HISPANIC
3.20%
6.20%
3.00
BLACK NON-HISPANIC
4.90%
4.30%
-0.60
HISPANIC
10.50%
9.60%
-0.90
MIXED RACE NON-HISPANIC
8.60%
6.70%
-1.90
WHITE NON-HISPANIC
12.50%
11.50%
-1.00
 
Percentage
Age Baseline
(2002)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
BLACK: FEMALE
4.70%
4.30%
-0.40
BLACK: MALE
5.20%
4.30%
-0.90
HISPANIC: FEMALE
9.80%
8.70%
-1.10
HISPANIC: MALE
11.10%
10.50%
-0.60
WHITE: FEMALE
11.40%
10.50%
-0.90
WHITE: MALE
13.60%
12.50%
-1.10
 

Source: National data—National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2002 baseline, 2007 final); State data—Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1999 baseline, 2007 final).

X = when an entire column has “X”, data are not available for that year; in a column with data, “X” represents that the data don’t meet the criteria for statistical reliability because there were less than 100 respondents for a subgroup; in the Numeric Change column, “X” represents that there are no valid numbers in the Baseline and Midcourse columns to generate a number in this column.