Youth Alcohol Data
To assess adolescent behavioral health risks using the Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Health risk about alcohol use as reported by public school students grades 6 through 12.
Key Findings, 2017
- One in five middle school students have tried drinking alcohol.
- The prevalence of current drinking and early drinking among high school students has decreased since 2007.
- High School students who are Lesbian, Gay or Bi-sexual (LGB) or have disabilities report higher rates of early, binge, and current drinking.