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Home » Publications » Surveillance Reports » Surveillance Report #116
Figure 6-7. NSDUH: Frequency of binge drinking in the past 30 days among current drinkers ages 12–20, by category (0 days, 1–2 days, 3–4 days,
5+ days), sex, and race/Hispanic origin, 1991–2019 (based on 3-year moving averages).
Year Male Female
All races Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic All races Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic
0 days
2017–2019 38.5 36.4 45.6 39.9 40.5 37.8 50.5 44.3
2016–2018 37.9 36.0 46.1 38.4 39.3 37.2 47.1 43.3
2015–2017 35.8 33.1 48.0 37.0 37.6 36.5 43.3 37.7
2014–2016 33.8 30.6 48.8 36.1 40.4 39.8 46.5 38.1
2013–2015 31.6 28.1 49.6 31.0 42.3 42.1 50.4 37.8
2012–2014 31.5 27.9 51.3 30.0 44.5 43.3 53.6 43.1
2011–2013 31.0 27.4 51.4 29.4 42.6 41.1 52.0 40.9
2010–2012 30.4 27.1 49.1 29.1 42.3 39.8 53.3 42.1
2009–2011 29.2 26.1 47.6 27.1 41.2 38.6 52.9 41.4
2008–2010 28.0 25.0 44.8 26.1 40.8 37.8 57.0 41.9
2007–2009 26.7 23.8 43.6 26.0 40.1 36.6 59.1 41.7
2006–2008 26.2 23.6 42.8 26.6 40.0 36.1 61.2 42.2
2005–2007 25.6 23.2 44.1 24.8 39.9 36.4 61.0 41.9
2004–2006 25.7 23.2 44.1 24.0 39.2 36.6 58.1 38.6
2003–2005 25.8 23.6 43.2 23.5 39.8 37.4 58.3 38.2
2002–2004 25.7 23.6 43.2 23.8 39.7 37.5 55.8 38.7
2001–2003 25.6 24.0 41.0 23.6 40.6 38.0 55.7 42.0
2000–2002 24.9 23.5 39.3 22.8 39.8 37.8 51.2 40.1
1999–2001 24.4 22.5 38.6 22.9 40.5 38.6 49.3 40.5
1998–2000 29.5 26.0 49.0 30.8 45.7 43.0 58.5 47.0
1997–1999 34.0 30.0 53.9 38.4 53.9 50.3 70.5 57.9
1996–1998 38.7 34.6 58.0 44.3 60.2 56.5 77.5 63.9
1995–1997 39.9 36.2 55.1 45.7 62.4 60.0 78.0 64.8
1994–1996 40.2 35.6 58.6 47.4 62.8 59.0 82.1 68.8
1993–1995 41.1 36.0 63.2 48.2 65.0 60.9 85.9 71.5
1992–1994 41.7 36.3 66.4 48.7 65.8 60.8 87.8 74.0
1991–1993 44.5 38.6 71.1 49.7 66.5 61.9 86.7 73.4
1–2 days
2017–2019 36.5 35.0 40.0 40.0 36.8 37.1 37.3 34.5
2016–2018 35.4 33.3 37.0 41.0 36.5 35.8 38.1 35.9
2015–2017 35.2 33.8 35.7 39.4 36.2 34.9 39.1 38.0
2014–2016 34.7 33.5 34.2 38.2 35.3 33.9 37.0 36.6
2013–2015 35.3 34.4 33.7 38.4 34.4 32.9 33.9 37.4
2012–2014 34.3 34.0 30.2 36.4 33.7 32.4 32.4 36.3
2011–2013 32.8 32.1 30.1 35.1 33.6 32.0 33.5 39.1
2010–2012 31.8 30.9 30.2 34.6 33.4 32.9 32.0 37.7
2009–2011 32.2 30.7 30.7 37.9 33.3 32.8 33.0 36.9
2008–2010 32.4 31.1 30.9 38.0 32.8 32.7 29.7 34.6
2007–2009 32.0 30.8 30.3 37.5 32.7 32.8 29.5 34.1
2006–2008 31.8 30.2 32.5 36.0 32.3 32.3 27.7 34.7
2005–2007 31.7 29.7 33.3 37.0 32.9 32.6 28.6 36.7
2004–2006 32.5 30.5 34.1 37.8 33.5 32.5 31.3 39.3
2003–2005 32.3 30.9 32.9 36.4 33.3 32.6 29.9 40.1
2002–2004 32.0 30.8 30.4 37.5 33.4 33.0 30.6 38.1
2001–2003 32.0 30.2 33.2 39.7 32.9 33.0 29.5 35.4
2000–2002 31.9 29.5 34.0 42.5 33.8 33.6 33.7 35.7
1999–2001 33.1 31.2 35.1 42.0 32.7 32.1 35.8 36.4
1998–2000 28.2 27.9 26.4 31.9 28.4 28.0 29.3 32.9
1997–1999 25.2 26.2 21.8 23.7 22.8 23.1 20.3 23.9
1996–1998 20.2 21.2 19.0 17.0 19.3 20.7 12.4 16.0
1995–1997 20.3 20.8 21.2 17.3 19.4 20.3 10.8 16.0
1994–1996 21.8 23.1 17.2 17.2 19.7 22.2 8.3 12.8
1993–1995 21.8 24.5 15.6 17.4 19.1 21.4 7.8 14.0
1992–1994 23.8 26.0 14.0 17.5 18.4 21.4 7.6 12.1
1991–1993 22.2 24.3 12.8 19.3 17.5 19.5 8.8 15.0
3–4 days
2017–2019 11.7 12.7 9.4 10.3 11.8 12.4 8.2 11.6
2016–2018 12.2 13.6 10.0 9.7 12.6 13.4 9.1 11.5
2015–2017 12.7 13.8 8.7 10.7 12.8 13.1 11.4 13.3
2014–2016 13.0 14.0 8.7 10.7 11.4 11.8 9.7 13.0
2013–2015 13.1 13.8 8.9 12.5 10.7 10.9 8.5 12.7
2012–2014 13.0 13.7 9.8 13.1 9.3 9.9 7.2 10.2
2011–2013 13.7 14.8 9.2 13.6 10.4 11.2 8.1 10.3
2010–2012 14.0 14.8 9.8 14.3 10.0 10.5 8.8 10.1
2009–2011 13.8 14.3 10.3 14.8 11.1 11.9 8.1 10.4
2008–2010 13.7 13.9 12.0 14.7 10.9 11.5 6.9 12.0
2007–2009 14.2 14.4 12.8 14.6 11.5 12.3 6.3 12.7
2006–2008 14.1 14.7 12.4 13.2 11.3 12.4 5.9 11.4
2005–2007 14.8 15.3 10.8 15.3 11.2 12.4 5.9 9.6
2004–2006 14.1 14.7 9.6 15.7 11.1 12.2 5.5 9.6
2003–2005 14.6 14.6 10.3 18.6 11.1 12.0 6.8 9.7
2002–2004 14.3 14.3 11.7 16.3 11.2 11.9 8.4 10.4
2001–2003 14.4 14.6 12.1 14.7 11.1 11.6 9.6 10.4
2000–2002 14.5 15.4 11.8 11.6 10.8 11.1 9.4 10.9
1999–2001 13.8 14.9 9.8 11.0 11.2 11.7 8.6 11.5
1998–2000 12.6 13.6 7.6 10.5 10.1 11.3 5.0 7.9
1997–1999 11.2 12.0 5.7 9.5 9.0 10.5 2.3 6.4
1996–1998 10.8 11.6 6.1 10.0 7.5 8.7 2.1 6.6
1995–1997 11.4 12.4 7.5 9.9 6.9 7.8 2.9 6.6.
1994–1996 11.3 12.6 5.9 10.3 7.4 7.8 3.8 9.4
1993–1995 11.3 12.8 4.9 9.8 7.0 7.7 3.1 7.4
1992–1994 10.9 12.3 4.4 9.5 7.0 7.7 3.0 8.0
1991–1993 11.1 12.3 5.4 9.3 5.8 6.5 2.6 5.1
5+ days
2017–2019 13.4 15.8 5.1 9.8 10.9 12.7 4.0 9.6
2016–2018 14.5 17.2 6.9 10.9 11.6 13.7 5.7 9.3
2015–2017 16.2 19.3 7.6 12.9 13.4 15.6 6.2 11.1
2014–2016 18.5 21.9 8.2 15.0 12.9 14.5 6.8 12.3
2013–2015 20.0 23.7 7.8 18.1 12.6 14.1 7.2 12.1
2012–2014 21.2 24.4 8.7 20.5 12.5 14.4 6.8 10.3
2011–2013 22.4 25.7 9.3 21.9 13.4 15.7 6.4 9.6
2010–2012 23.8 27.2 10.9 22.0 14.3 16.7 6.0 10.2
2009–2011 24.7 28.9 11.4 20.2 14.4 16.7 6.0 11.2
2008–2010 25.9 29.9 12.3 21.2 15.4 18.0 6.4 11.6
2007–2009 27.1 31.0 13.3 21.9 15.7 18.3 5.1 11.6
2006–2008 27.9 31.6 12.3 24.2 16.3 19.2 5.2 11.8
2005–2007 27.9 31.8 11.8 22.8 16.0 18.6 4.6 11.8
2004–2006 27.7 31.6 12.2 22.5 16.2 18.8 5.1 12.5
2003–2005 27.3 31.0 13.6 21.5 15.8 18.0 5.1 12.0
2002–2004 28.0 31.3 14.6 22.4 15.7 17.7 5.2 12.8
2001–2003 28.0 31.2 13.7 22.0 15.4 17.4 5.3 12.1
2000–2002 28.6 31.6 15.0 23.1 15.7 17.5 5.7 13.2
1999–2001 28.7 31.5 16.4 24.1 15.6 17.6 6.3 11.6
1998–2000 29.7 32.6 17.0 26.8 15.9 17.7 7.2 12.2
1997–1999 29.7 31.8 18.6 28.4 14.3 16.1 7.0 11.8
1996–1998 30.2 32.6 17.0 28.8 13.0 14.1 8.0 13.6
1995–1997 28.5 30.6 16.2 27.1 11.4 12.0 8.3 12.5
1994–1996 26.7 28.6 18.3 25.1 10.0 10.9 5.8 9.0
1993–1995 24.8 26.7 16.2 24.7 8.9 10.0 3.2 7.0
1992–1994 23.6 25.3 15.2 24.3 8.8 10.2 1.5 5.9
1991–1993 22.3 24.7 10.7 21.7 10.3 12.1 1.9 6.5

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