Adolescents Who Reported Using Alcohol

at Least Once in the Past 30 Days


2009 - 2007 - 2005
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Adolescents Who Reported Using Alcohol Chart

State 2005 2007 2009
US Overall Rate 43.3% 44.7% 41.8%
Alabama 39.4% 0.0% 39.5%
Alaska 0.0% 39.7% 33.2%
Arizona 47.1% 45.6% 44.5%
Arkansas 43.1% 42.2% 39.7%
California 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Colorado 47.4% 0.0% 40.8%
Connecticut 45.3% 46.0% 43.5%
Delaware 43.1% 45.2% 43.7%
Florida 39.7% 42.3% 40.5%
Georgia 39.9% 37.7% 34.3%
Hawaii 34.8% 29.1% 37.8%
Idaho 39.8% 42.5% 34.2%
Illinois 0.0% 43.7% 39.8%
Indiana 41.4% 43.9% 38.5%
Iowa 43.8% 41.0% 0.0%
Kansas 43.9% 42.4% 38.7%
Kentucky 37.4% 40.6% 37.8%
Louisiana 0.0% 45.1% 47.5%
Maine 43.0% 39.3% 32.2%
Maryland 39.8% 42.9% 37.0%
Massachusetts 47.8% 46.2% 43.6%
Michigan 38.1% 42.8% 37.0%
Minnesota 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Mississippi 0.0% 40.6% 39.2%
Missouri 40.8% 44.4% 39.3%
Montana 48.6% 46.5% 42.8%
Nebraska 42.9% 0.0% 0.0%
Nevada 41.4% 37.0% 38.6%
New Hampshire 44.0% 44.8% 39.3%
New Jersey 46.5% 0.0% 45.2%
New Mexico 42.3% 43.2% 40.5%
New York 43.4% 43.7% 41.4%
North Carolina 42.3% 37.7% 35.0%
North Dakota 49.0% 46.1% 43.3%
Ohio 42.4% 45.7% 0.0%
Oklahoma 40.5% 43.1% 39.0%
Oregon 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Pennsylvania 0.0% 0.0% 38.4%
Rhode Island 42.7% 42.9% 34.0%
South Carolina 43.2% 36.8% 35.2%
South Dakota 46.6% 44.5% 40.1%
Tennessee 41.8% 36.7% 33.5%
Texas 47.3% 48.3% 44.8%
Utah 15.8% 17.0% 18.2%
Vermont 41.8% 42.6% 39.0%
Virginia 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Washington 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
West Virginia 41.5% 43.5% 40.4%
Wisconsin 49.2% 48.9% 41.3%
Wyoming 45.4% 42.4% 41.7%

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Demographic Group: Students in grades 9-12.
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)/CDC/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/youthonline/App/Default.aspx
Numerator: Respondents in grades 9–12 who report alcohol consumption of >=1 drink in the previous 30 days.
Denominator: Respondents in grades 9–12 who reported having a specific number, including zero, of drinks in the previous 30 days (excluding those who did not answer).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

11/9/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.

6/25/2010

  • Data for 2009 was added to the data table and chart.
  • Link for data source was updated.

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