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Home » Publications » Surveillance Reports » Surveillance Report #116
Table 2-3. YRBS: Prevalence of initiating drinking at age 12 or younger, by sex, among ever drinkers, United States, 1991–2019.
Sex and year Both sexes Male Female
Percent S.E. Percent S.E. Percent S.E.
2019 26.5 1.0 31.8 1.3 21.6 1.3
2017 27.5 1.1 33.6 1.3 21.8 1.2
2015 28.2 0.7 32.9 1.3 23.3 1.2
2013 29.3 1.0 33.2 1.3 25.5 1.1
2011 30.7 0.9 34.6 1.0 26.4 1.0
2009 30.8 0.8 35.5 1.4 25.8 0.7
2007 33.7 1.2 39.0 1.6 28.2 1.2
2005 34.2 0.9 39.3 1.4 29.2 1.0
2003 36.8 1.2 43.2 1.3 30.4 1.6
2001 37.0 1.0 43.2 1.1 31.0 1.2
1999 39.7 1.5 46.3 2.3 32.8 1.4
1997 39.2 0.9 44.5 1.3 32.6 1.3
1995 40.1 1.2 47.5 1.4 32.0 1.8
1993 40.5 0.9 47.1 1.0 33.4 1.2
1991 40.0 1.4 45.3 1.4 34.3 1.7

S.E. = standard error of the estimate.

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