Binge Drinking Among U.S. Pregnant & Child-bearing Aged Women

The following graph depicts the percentage of binge drinking among pregnant and childbearing aged women in the U.S.. The vertical axis runs from zero to 20 percent.

1991: Pregnant 0.75%; All women 10.30%
1995: Pregnant 3%; All women 10.25%
1999: Pregnant 3.60%; All women 18.75%

[Sources: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (1999a). Summary of Findings From the 1999 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. Rockville, MD: Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (1997). Alcohol consumption among pregnant and childbearing-aged women-United States, 1991 and 1995. MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report, 46, 346-350. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (1997). Alcohol consumption among pregnant and childbearing-aged women-United States, 1991 and 1995. MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report, 46, 346-350.]