Binge Drinking Among Adults


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Binge Drinking Among Adults Map Rhode Island Delaware Connecticut Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii New Jersey Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont Maryland West Virginia South Carolina Maine Maine Indiana Kentucky Virginia Virginia Virginia Ohio Tennessee Pennsylvania Mississippi Mississippi Louisiana New York New York Alabama North Carolina Arkansas Arkansas Wisconsin Iowa Illinois Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Georgia Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Missouri Oklahoma North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Idaho Minnesota Utah Oregon Wyoming Colorado Nevada Arizona New Mexico Montana California California California California California Texas Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska

Binge Drinking Among Adults Chart

State 1995 1997 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
US Overall Rate 14.1% 13.3% 11.7% 14.7% 15.8% 13.9% 12.9% 12.4% 15.4% 14.6% 13.7% 15.7%
Alabama 13.8% 11.4% 11.7% 11.6% 14.5% 12.1% 12.7% 10.4% 11.2% 11.0% 12.0% 10.6%
Alaska 19.5% 16.5% 18.9% 18.2% 18.2% 18.4% 16.4% 17.5% 17.0% 19.2% 15.9% 17.9%
Arizona 13.7% 8.8% 8.8% 16.8% 16.9% 16.6% 15.5% 14.5% 15.2% 15.0% 15.6% 14.9%
Arkansas 8.9% 9.2% 10.3% 11.3% 12.7% 12.5% 11.2% 10.4% 12.4% 10.4% 12.6% 11.3%
California 15.4% 15.2% 15.5% 15.5% 14.9% 15.9% 14.7% 14.0% 15.4% 16.9% 15.6% 15.8%
Colorado 16.4% 15.3% 17.2% 16.7% 18.6% 18.3% 17.3% 16.2% 16.4% 17.3% 16.0% 16.3%
Connecticut 14.5% 15.5% 14.0% 13.8% 16.3% 16.5% 14.9% 14.8% 14.5% 17.8% 16.6% 18.9%
Delaware 8.6% 11.9% 18.9% 15.7% 18.3% 18.6% 17.4% 15.6% 19.0% 18.6% 17.9% 18.5%
Florida 13.2% 13.1% 12.8% 12.0% 13.7% 15.5% 12.5% 14.1% 13.8% 14.2% 13.0% 14.7%
Georgia 12.0% 9.4% 12.5% 11.9% 12.8% 13.0% 12.1% 12.1% 12.1% 12.6% 14.0% 10.4%
Hawaii 12.4% 17.1% 14.0% 10.4% 11.9% 13.3% N/A 16.5% 17.9% 18.6% 17.6% 17.0%
Idaho 13.1% 14.9% 14.7% 12.8% 15.8% 15.5% 12.7% 13.3% 14.8% 14.7% 13.1% 12.9%
Illinois 13.6% 16.3% 19.7% 17.3% 17.8% 17.3% 17.5% 16.8% 19.3% 19.5% 19.4% 17.6%
Indiana 12.9% 12.6% 19.1% 13.8% 15.9% 15.1% 14.5% 14.3% 16.0% 15.6% 16.1% 14.1%
Iowa 18.0% 17.9% 18.3% 16.2% 20.1% 19.4% 19.0% 18.6% 20.6% 19.9% 20.2% 18.4%
Kansas 14.1% 13.3% 11.7% 14.7% 15.8% 13.9% 12.9% 12.4% 15.4% 14.6% 13.8% 14.5%
Kentucky 9.8% 9.4% 9.8% 8.7% 7.9% 9.3% 9.6% 10.4% 8.6% 8.2% 11.3% 12.3%
Louisiana 14.2% 15.2% 15.0% 13.8% 13.6% 16.4% 14.2% 14.0% 13.3% 13.4% 13.5% 14.3%
Maine 11.5% 13.8% 14.8% 15.4% 15.4% 16.8% 14.9% 14.0% 16.1% 15.9% 15.8% 15.1%
Maryland 8.3% 6.3% 15.9% 11.9% 14.4% 15.0% 12.9% 11.9% 13.9% 12.6% 13.8% 12.6%
Massachusetts 18.0% 17.9% 17.4% 18.1% 18.3% 18.3% 17.0% 15.7% 17.7% 17.6% 17.7% 17.5%
Michigan 18.3% 18.9% 19.0% 18.0% 16.9% 19.1% 16.1% 16.6% 17.7% 18.5% 17.7% 17.0%
Minnesota 18.2% 15.6% 16.3% 19.6% 21.1% 19.7% 19.8% 18.7% 17.6% 14.3% 19.8% 20.2%
Mississippi 8.8% 9.5% 12.1% 11.8% 12.4% 11.4% 10.4% 9.8% 9.5% 11.3% 10.8% 10.0%
Missouri 14.3% 15.0% 16.4% 14.1% 17.2% 17.2% 16.2% 14.7% 16.5% 16.2% 15.3% 17.2%
Montana 14.4% 14.0% 17.6% 16.7% 19.8% 19.1% 17.1% 16.8% 16.0% 17.1% 17.7% 17.3%
Nebraska 16.0% 16.3% 16.6% 14.6% 17.6% 18.0% 17.6% 17.3% 18.1% 18.0% 19.1% 17.9%
Nevada 19.1% 19.2% 21.0% 16.7% 19.8% 17.9% 18.0% 17.6% 15.7% 16.9% 18.8% 17.4%
New Hampshire 16.8% 16.1% 20.0% 15.8% 16.6% 17.7% 16.1% 14.7% 15.2% 15.5% 16.5% 15.7%
New Jersey 14.1% 13.1% 12.3% 13.5% 13.9% 16.0% 14.5% 13.2% 14.3% 13.6% 14.0% 14.3%
New Mexico 14.2% 14.6% 14.9% 15.8% 14.4% 15.3% 13.0% 10.6% 13.2% 12.3% 11.4% 12.8%
New York 12.5% 9.2% 13.9% 14.4% 17.9% 16.9% 15.3% 14.7% 15.8% 15.2% 14.7% 16.3%
North Carolina 5.8% 9.0% 12.0% 9.8% 10.9% 8.6% 9.6% 10.5% 11.3% 12.3% 12.9% 12.8%
North Dakota 17.0% 18.4% 19.7% 22.3% 22.0% 21.4% 20.5% 18.9% 21.2% 23.2% 21.6% 21.4%
Ohio 9.9% 8.7% 12.1% 16.2% 15.9% 16.7% 16.9% 15.2% 16.3% 17.1% 15.8% 16.0%
Oklahoma 6.7% 8.8% 8.1% 11.0% 13.3% 13.3% 13.0% 12.6% 13.4% 12.5% 12.2% 12.9%
Oregon 14.0% 14.3% 14.9% 14.7% 16.3% 15.5% 13.2% 13.9% 14.1% 15.6% 12.8% 14.9%
Pennsylvania 19.5% 14.6% 15.9% 15.6% 16.9% 18.0% 17.6% 16.0% 16.6% 16.2% 16.7% 16.5%
Rhode Island 18.8% 14.9% 15.6% 15.1% 17.7% 18.2% 18.3% 15.1% 17.6% 18.6% 17.5% 18.2%
South Carolina 9.3% 9.7% 12.3% 12.3% 12.4% 14.4% 13.5% 12.8% 13.5% 13.9% 12.3% 12.7%
South Dakota 14.5% 20.9% 17.4% 18.5% 18.5% 19.0% 17.0% 18.0% 18.2% 17.3% 17.8% 19.2%
Tennessee 5.3% 7.2% 7.7% 6.8% 8.2% 6.6% 8.3% 8.6% 8.6% 9.2% 10.5% 6.7%
Texas 15.4% 17.4% 17.3% 15.1% 17.8% 16.3% 15.7% 14.3% 14.7% 15.3% 14.7% 14.9%
Utah N/A 7.7% 10.2% 9.7% 10.1% 10.2% 9.3% 8.3% 9.3% 9.8% 8.2% 8.8%
Vermont 16.1% 16.1% 17.4% 15.7% 16.5% 17.3% 16.1% 15.8% 16.8% 17.9% 17.4% 17.1%
Virginia 14.7% 14.5% 12.7% 14.3% 15.6% 15.1% 13.8% 12.2% 13.5% 15.9% 13.7% 13.4%
Washington 13.7% 14.5% 14.4% 14.9% 15.1% 15.2% 14.2% 13.8% 14.2% 15.8% 15.1% 15.2%
West Virginia 6.0% 8.4% 8.5% 9.4% 11.4% 11.1% 9.7% 9.1% 11.2% 9.8% 8.8% 9.1%
Wisconsin 23.1% 23.3% 27.0% 25.7% 24.9% 24.2% 21.8% 22.1% 24.3% 23.4% 22.8% 23.9%
Wyoming 15.7% 15.4% 17.3% 16.0% 18.1% 18.3% 16.2% 14.4% 16.7% 16.8% 15.4% 15.7%

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Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Respondents aged >=18 years who report having >=5 drinks (men) or >=4 drinks (women) on >=1 occasion during the previous 30 days.
Denominator: Respondents aged >=18 years who report having a specific number, including zero, of drinks on one occasion during the previous 30 days (excluding unknowns and refusals).
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).
  • The definition of the indicator was added to the footnotes.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.
  • Data for 2008 was added to the chart and data table.

11/2/2009

  • 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.
  • Data for the year 2008 was added to the chart.

6/22/2010

  • Data for the year 2009 was added to the chart.



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