Table 6-3. YRBS: Prevalence of binge drinking in the past 30 days, by grade and sex, United States, 1991–2009.
Sex and Year Grade
Total 9th grade 10th grade 11th grade 12th grade
Percent S.E. Percent S.E. Percent S.E. Percent S.E. Percent S.E.
Both Sexes
2009 24.2 0.8 15.3 0.8 22.3 1.3 28.3 1.5 33.5 1.3
2007 26.0 1.0 17.0 0.9 23.7 1.5 29.9 1.4 36.5 1.7
2005 25.5 1.1 19.0 1.1 24.6 1.6 27.6 1.6 32.8 1.7
2003 28.3 1.0 19.8 1.2 27.4 1.5 31.8 1.5 37.2 1.2
2001 29.9 1.0 24.5 1.4 28.2 1.3 32.2 1.7 36.7 1.9
1999 31.5 1.0 21.1 1.1 32.2 1.6 34.0 1.5 41.6 2.8
1997 33.4 1.1 25.7 2.0 29.9 1.9 37.5 1.5 39.3 2.4
1995 32.6 1.5 24.5 1.8 30.3 2.0 34.9 2.0 39.0 1.9
1993 30.0 1.0 22.0 1.0 26.2 1.3 31.3 1.7 39.1 1.6
1991 31.3 1.7 22.6 2.0 27.1 1.8 36.3 2.5 39.3 2.7
Male
2009 25.0 1.0 13.6 1.2 23.3 1.9 30.0 1.6 36.6 2.0
2007 27.8 1.4 17.0 1.7 25.5 1.9 33.1 1.3 40.4 2.6
2005 27.5 1.3 20.7 1.7 25.1 1.8 30.4 2.0 36.2 1.8
2003 29.0 1.1 18.8 1.4 27.7 1.9 34.1 2.0 39.5 1.9
2001 33.5 1.5 26.2 2.1 30.1 1.8 38.5 2.3 42.0 2.1
1999 34.9 1.3 21.7 1.9 33.4 2.8 38.8 2.9 49.5 2.9
1997 37.3 1.2 25.5 2.8 32.7 1.5 45.2 2.3 44.0 2.9
1995 36.2 1.5 27.6 2.6 32.1 2.3 37.8 2.4 46.5 2.1
1993 33.7 1.1 24.0 1.6 27.2 1.5 37.1 2.2 45.0 2.3
1991 36.5 2.1 24.8 2.5 31.4 2.2 44.1 3.3 45.8 3.5
Female
2009 23.4 0.8 17.2 1.4 21.1 1.2 26.4 1.7 30.4 1.3
2007 24.1 1.1 17.2 1.2 21.8 1.9 26.7 2.0 32.8 1.9
2005 23.5 1.2 17.3 1.4 24.1 1.8 25.0 1.7 29.2 2.0
2003 27.5 1.1 20.9 1.7 27.2 1.8 29.4 1.7 34.5 1.8
2001 26.4 1.0 23.0 1.6 26.3 1.5 26.1 1.5 31.8 2.5
1999 28.1 1.0 20.2 1.6 31.1 1.8 29.0 2.5 33.9 3.0
1997 28.6 1.4 25.8 2.5 26.3 3.7 28.2 2.1 33.6 2.5
1995 28.6 2.0 20.2 1.7 28.3 2.8 31.8 2.8 31.6 2.4
1993 26.0 1.1 19.7 1.6 25.3 1.6 25.1 1.4 33.0 1.8
1991 25.9 1.3 20.4 2.1 22.3 2.1 28.1 2.3 32.8 2.4

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