Table 1-2. MTF: Prevalence of drinking in the past 30 days, by grade and sex, United States, 1991–2009.
Sex and Year Total* 8th grade 10th grade 12th grade
Both Sexes
2009 29.3 14.9 30.4 43.5
2008 28.9 15.9 28.8 43.1
2007 30.9 15.9 33.4 44.4
2006 31.7 17.2 33.8 45.3
2005 32.0 17.1 33.2 47.0
2004 33.4 18.6 35.2 48.0
2003 33.9 19.7 35.4 47.5
2002 33.9 19.6 35.4 48.6
2001 35.8 21.5 39.0 49.8
2000 36.7 22.4 41.0 50.0
1999 37.6 24.0 40.0 51.0
1998 37.3 23.0 38.8 52.0
1997 38.4 24.5 40.1 52.7
1996 38.4 26.2 40.4 50.8
1995 37.8 24.6 38.8 51.3
1994 38.0 25.5 39.2 50.1
1993 37.2 24.3 38.2 48.6
1992 38.5 26.1 39.9 51.3
1991 40.0 25.1 42.8 54.0
Male
2009 30.8 14.7 31.0 47.8
2008 29.1 15.4 28.6 45.8
2007 31.3 15.6 33.4 47.1
2006 31.9 16.3 33.8 47.3
2005 32.5 16.2 32.8 50.7
2004 34.3 17.9 36.3 51.1
2003 34.9 19.4 35.3 51.7
2002 34.6 19.1 35.3 52.3
2001 38.2 22.3 41.1 54.7
2000 38.5 22.5 43.3 54.0
1999 39.9 24.8 42.3 55.3
1998 39.6 24.0 40.0 57.3
1997 40.5 25.2 42.5 56.2
1996 40.5 26.6 42.6 54.8
1995 39.6 25.0 39.7 55.7
1994 41.3 26.5 43.5 55.5
1993 39.4 25.3 40.6 54.2
1992 40.5 26.3 41.6 55.8
1991 42.8 26.3 45.5 58.4
Female
2009 27.6 14.9 29.8 38.9
2008 28.7 16.4 29.0 40.9
2007 30.2 16.0 33.3 41.4
2006 31.1 17.6 33.8 43.0
2005 31.2 17.9 33.6 43.3
2004 32.1 19.0 34.0 45.1
2003 32.6 19.8 35.3 43.8
2002 33.0 20.0 35.7 45.1
2001 33.3 20.6 36.8 45.1
2000 34.6 22.0 38.6 46.1
1999 35.3 23.3 38.1 46.8
1998 34.9 21.9 37.7 46.9
1997 36.3 23.9 37.9 48.9
1996 36.3 25.8 38.3 46.9
1995 36.0 24.0 37.8 47.0
1994 34.8 24.7 34.8 45.2
1993 35.0 23.7 35.6 43.4
1992 36.5 25.9 38.3 46.8
1991 37.0 23.8 40.2 49.0

*Estimates for 8th–12th grades combined are calculated by AEDS using the MTF public-use data.
NOTE: Standard errors are not available.
SOURCE: Johnston, L.D., O'Malley, P.M., Bachman, J.G., & Shulenberg, J.E. (2010). Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975–2009. Volume I: Secondary school students (NIH Publication No. 10-7584). Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 734 pp.

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