Figure 6-4. NSDUH: Frequency of binge drinking in the past 30 days among 12–20 year olds, by category (0 days, 1–2 days, 3–4 days, 5+ days), sex, and race/Hispanic origin, 1991–2003.
Year Males Females
All races Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic All races Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic
0 days
2003 26.5 24.5 43.3 24.9 41.5 38.2 61.1 44.5
2002 25.2 23.2 43.9 24.3 39.5 37.5 51.1 40.6
2001 25.0 24.3 35.6 21.3 40.8 38.1 54.6 40.7
2000 24.5 22.9 37.8 22.7 39.1 37.7 47.6 39.0
1999 23.7 20.2 42.4 24.9 41.5 39.9 44.6 41.9
1998 39.4 34.1 64.1 43.6 56.3 51.2 78.2 60.5
1997 37.8 34.5 53.5 45.2 63.6 59.7 82.0 71.1
1996 39.1 35.3 55.7 44.1 60.9 59.3 72.1 59.9
1995 42.9 38.8 56.1 48.3 62.4 60.8 79.7 63.3
1994 39.4 34.2 61.1 48.9 63.8 58.1 89.0 75.4
1993 43.0 36.9 74.3 46.7 70.4 67.2 86.2 71.7
1992 45.2 40.2 69.5 51.2 65.4 60.5 87.2 72.7
1991 45.0 38.7 70.1 51.6 63.8 58.4 86.8 75.8
1–2 days
2003 32.3 31.6 31.1 34.0 31.6 31.3 25.2 38.1
2002 30.6 29.2 28.1 40.4 34.6 34.4 32.2 35.4
2001 33.2 29.8 41.0 45.9 32.6 33.4 31.2 32.1
2000 32.0 29.6 33.3 41.4 34.2 32.9 38.1 40.0
1999 34.0 34.3 30.8 38.1 31.3 30.0 38.9 37.5
1998 19.5 20.6 16.8 17.4 19.9 21.1 14.5 20.8
1997 23.0 24.5 18.7 17.3 17.6 18.1 12.2 13.5
1996 18.1 18.2 21.5 16.3 20.5 23.2 10.4 13.5
1995 19.5 19.4 23.4 18.3 20.2 19.9 9.9 21.1
1994 24.8 27.3 12.8 17.1 19.1 22.8 6.2 8.6
1993 21.9 23.6 14.6 16.9 17.7 19.6 8.6 18.8
1992 23.4 25.6 15.9 19.0 17.5 19.6 9.2 13.9
1991 21.5 23.7 9.2 21.9 17.3 19.2 8.5 12.0
3–4 days
2003 14.3 13.4 12.7 19.9 11.5 13.0 8.5 6.7
2002 15.1 15.7 13.3 11.9 10.7 11.2 10.3 9.6
2001 13.9 14.8 10.1 11.3 11.0 10.4 9.9 16.0
2000 14.6 15.7 11.8 11.3 10.6 11.6 7.8 7.2
1999 13.0 14.1 7.7 10.3 12.1 13.2 7.9 10.9
1998 10.4 11.0 4.0 10.0 7.6 9.2 0.4 5.7
1997 10.4 11.2 5.5 8.3 7.3 9.3 0.0 2.6
1996 11.8 12.6 8.6 11.5 7.7 7.3 6.1 11.7
1995 12.1 13.6 8.0 9.8 5.8 6.6 2.7 5.8
1994 10.7 12.2 3.7 9.9 8.1 8.7 3.2 10.1
1993 11.5 13.2 4.7 9.6 5.7 6.7 3.6 3.0
1992 10.8 11.8 5.5 8.4 5.8 6.3 2.3 8.0
1991 11.0 12.1 5.8 9.8 5.8 6.6 2.3 4.7
5+ days
2003 26.9 30.4 13.0 21.2 15.4 17.5 5.3 10.7
2002 29.1 31.9 14.8 23.4 15.2 16.9 6.4 14.4
2001 28.0 31.2 13.2 21.4 15.6 18.0 4.2 11.3
2000 28.9 31.8 17.1 24.6 16.2 17.8 6.5 13.8
1999 29.3 31.5 19.0 26.6 15.1 16.9 8.6 9.7
1998 30.8 34.3 15.1 29.0 16.3 18.6 6.9 13.0
1997 28.9 29.8 22.3 29.2 11.5 12.8 5.9 12.8
1996 31.1 33.9 14.3 28.1 10.9 10.2 11.5 15.0
1995 25.5 28.2 12.6 23.6 11.6 12.6 7.7 9.9
1994 25.1 26.3 22.4 24.1 8.9 10.4 1.6 5.8
1993 23.5 26.3 6.4 26.8 6.2 6.4 1.6 6.5
1992 20.6 22.4 9.0 21.3 11.2 13.6 1.4 5.4
1991 22.5 25.4 15.0 16.7 13.1 15.8 2.4 7.5

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