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Table 7. MTF: Prevalence of having been drunk or very high from drinking alcoholic beverages in the past 30 days, by grade and sex, United States, 1991–2015.
Sex and Year Total* 8th grade1 10th grade1 12th grade2
Both Sexes
2015 10.9 3.1 10.3 20.6
2014 11.9 2.7 11.2 23.5
2013 13.6 3.5 12.8 26.0
2012 14.9 3.6 14.5 28.1
2011 13.9 4.4 13.7 25.0
2010 15.1 5.0 14.7 26.8
2009 15.7 5.4 15.5 27.4
2008 15.4 5.4 14.4 27.6
2007 17.1 5.5 18.1 28.7
2006 17.9 6.2 18.8 30.0
2005 17.3 6.0 17.6 30.2
2004 18.4 6.2 18.5 32.5
2003 18.1 6.7 18.2 30.9
2002 17.8 6.7 18.3 30.3
2001 19.7 7.7 21.9 32.7
2000 20.3 8.3 23.5 32.3
1999 20.9 9.4 22.5 32.9
1998 20.0 8.4 21.1 32.9
1997 20.9 8.2 22.4 34.2
1996 20.0 9.6 21.3 31.3
1995 20.4 8.3 20.8 33.2
1994 19.7 8.7 20.3 30.8
1993 18.4 7.8 19.8 28.9
1992 17.9 7.5 18.1 29.9
1991 19.4 7.6 20.5 31.6
Male
2015 10.9 2.9 10.3 21.1
2014 12.3 2.7 11.1 24.9
2013 14.3 3.0 13.2 29.1
2012 15.9 3.3 15.4 30.6
2011 15.0 4.4 14.9 27.5
2010 16.4 4.8 15.5 31.2
2009 17.4 5.3 16.4 32.7
2008 15.5 5.3 14.6 29.2
2007 17.9 5.3 18.9 31.7
2006 18.8 6.1 19.1 32.9
2005 18.3 5.9 18.2 33.6
2004 19.5 5.8 20.2 36.0
2003 19.3 6.6 18.8 34.9
2002 19.1 7.1 19.3 34.3
2001 21.6 7.8 24.2 37.0
2000 22.6 8.2 26.2 38.4
1999 23.5 10.2 25.4 37.9
1998 22.2 8.5 22.3 39.0
1997 23.0 8.4 24.6 39.2
1996 21.7 9.7 23.0 35.4
1995 22.0 8.2 21.9 37.8
1994 21.7 9.0 23.2 34.5
1993 20.7 7.8 21.4 34.5
1992 19.4 7.4 18.6 35.2
1991 22.0 8.4 22.3 37.1
Female
2015 10.5 3.0 10.3 19.6
2014 11.5 2.7 11.5 22.4
2013 12.6 4.0 12.4 22.7
2012 13.5 3.8 13.5 24.8
2011 12.5 4.2 12.4 22.0
2010 13.3 5.2 13.7 21.8
2009 13.9 5.3 14.8 22.5
2008 15.1 5.4 14.3 26.2
2007 16.0 5.6 17.4 25.7
2006 16.6 6.2 18.4 26.3
2005 15.9 6.2 16.8 26.4
2004 17.0 6.6 17.0 29.0
2003 16.7 6.8 17.7 26.9
2002 16.5 6.3 17.4 26.9
2001 17.7 7.4 19.7 28.4
2000 17.8 8.1 20.9 26.7
1999 18.1 8.6 19.8 27.7
1998 17.6 8.2 19.9 26.6
1997 18.4 7.9 20.2 29.1
1996 18.3 9.5 19.8 27.3
1995 18.7 8.2 19.6 28.8
1994 17.5 8.3 17.2 26.8
1993 16.1 7.8 18.1 23.5
1992 16.1 7.6 17.5 24.5
1991 16.5 7.0 18.7 25.4

1 The question was asked of only about half the 8th and 10th grade sample for 1991–1996. It was asked of the full sample for 1997–2015.

2 The question was asked of about one third of the 12th grade sample for 1991–2015.

* Estimates for 8th–12th grades combined are calculated by AEDS using the MTF public-use data.

NOTE: Standard errors are not available.

SOURCE: Miech, R.A.; Johnston, L.D.; O’Malley, P.M.; Bachman, J.G.; and Schulenberg, J.E. Monitoring the Future National Survey Results on Drug Use, 1975–2015: Volume I, Secondary School Students. Ann Arbor: Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 2016.

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