Table 1-1. NSDUH: Prevalence of drinking in the past 30 days, by age, sex, and race/Hispanic origin, among 12–20 year olds, United States, 1991–2003.1
Sex,
Race/Hispanic origin,
and Year
Age
12–20 12–14 15–17 18–20
Percent S.E. Percent S.E. Percent S.E. Percent S.E.
Both Sexes
All races
2003 29.3 0.4 7.7 0.4 28.0 0.6 52.4 0.8
2002 28.9 0.4 7.3 0.3 28.6 0.6 51.4 0.8
2001 28.5 0.4 7.0 0.3 27.5 0.6 50.6 0.8
2000 27.5 0.4 7.2 0.3 25.7 0.5 49.0 0.8
1999 27.7 0.4 6.8 0.3 26.3 0.5 49.2 0.8
1998 30.6 1.0 8.3 0.8 30.2 1.3 53.5 1.8
1997 31.3 1.0 10.6 0.8 30.3 1.3 53.4 1.8
1996 28.7 1.1 7.9 0.7 29.4 1.6 50.1 1.9
1995 30.7 1.0 12.1 0.8 30.4 1.2 52.1 2.0
1994 31.2 1.6 10.0 1.0 28.2 1.3 55.8 2.4
1993 28.6 1.0 7.5 0.7 28.9 1.4 49.9 1.8
1992 27.3 0.8 5.7 0.6 26.2 1.2 50.3 1.6
1991 33.4 0.8 10.5 0.7 29.9 1.1 57.0 1.6
Non-Hispanic White
2003 33.5 0.5 8.6 0.5 32.5 0.8 59.4 1.0
2002 33.0 0.5 7.9 0.4 32.5 0.7 58.4 0.9
2001 31.7 0.5 8.0 0.4 31.2 0.7 55.0 1.0
2000 30.8 0.5 7.9 0.4 29.2 0.6 54.3 0.9
1999 31.0 0.5 7.4 0.4 29.2 0.7 55.4 1.0
1998 33.4 1.4 8.2 1.0 33.7 1.6 58.5 2.5
1997 34.3 1.2 10.8 1.0 33.1 1.7 59.7 2.4
1996 31.1 1.5 9.1 1.0 32.0 2.0 55.4 2.7
1995 32.9 1.4 13.4 1.1 32.8 1.7 55.4 2.7
1994 34.5 2.0 10.6 1.4 30.8 1.8 61.9 2.7
1993 30.9 1.3 7.9 1.0 30.8 1.8 54.6 2.3
1992 29.4 1.1 5.9 0.8 28.1 1.6 54.4 2.2
1991 35.0 1.0 9.7 0.8 31.0 1.3 60.8 2.0
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 18.7 0.9 5.6 0.8 15.2 1.4 36.4 2.0
2002 19.2 0.8 4.6 0.6 18.3 1.3 36.6 1.7
2001 19.6 1.1 4.5 0.7 16.6 1.3 38.0 2.2
2000 18.2 0.9 4.5 0.6 13.5 1.1 36.8 1.9
1999 18.3 1.0 4.3 0.7 14.7 1.2 34.5 2.1
1998 22.9 1.6 7.3# 1.4 19.1 2.4 41.4 2.7
1997 22.8 1.6 10.4 1.7 22.2 2.3 35.3 3.2
1996 23.8 1.4 5.0 0.8 23.2 2.3 42.3 2.4
1995 22.6 1.4 9.3 1.5 21.0 2.0 38.3 2.6
1994 22.2 1.6 8.6 1.2 21.8 2.3 37.6 3.2
1993 21.7 1.6 6.0# 1.4 21.2 2.2 39.0 3.4
1992 22.9 1.5 4.5# 1.3 22.0 2.3 43.4 3.2
1991 30.0 1.6 13.0 1.9 26.9 2.3 49.1 2.8
Hispanic
2003 26.1 0.9 7.8 1.0 25.5 1.6 45.0 2.1
2002 24.8 0.9 8.7 1.0 26.1 1.7 40.1 2.0
2001 25.5 1.1 6.0 0.9 23.9 1.7 46.6 2.3
2000 24.6 1.0 7.9 0.8 25.2 1.4 40.4 2.2
1999 24.0 0.9 7.4 0.8 26.0 1.6 37.9 2.0
1998 27.7 1.2 10.4 1.6 28.1 2.4 45.4 2.3
1997 27.1 1.2 10.0 1.2 28.3 2.3 43.4 2.9
1996 27.7 1.4 7.4 1.2 31.2 2.5 42.4 2.9
1995 28.1 1.6 8.8 0.9 29.0 2.6 48.4 3.9
1994 27.3 2.0 10.4# 1.9 25.1 2.6 45.6 3.4
1993 26.5 1.6 8.5# 1.5 26.4 2.2 42.7 3.5
1992 24.6 1.4 8.1# 1.5 24.5 2.0 43.6 2.3
1991 30.8 1.5 12.2 1.7 32.3 2.3 46.4 2.8
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 28.0 3.3 9.2# 3.1 28.8# 5.5 47.4 7.3
2002 33.1 5.2 5.9# 2.4 36.3# 8.3 55.1 9.4
2001 21.6# 4.2 6.3# 3.8 32.6# 7.6 25.2# 8.3
2000 28.9 4.3 9.6# 3.8 29.5# 6.1 54.0# 10.3
1999 28.0 4.4 7.6# 3.6 37.6# 8.2 48.9 8.6
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 18.8 1.9 1.0# 1.0 15.3 2.5 36.2 3.8
2002 16.7 1.6 2.4# 0.9 13.8# 2.5 34.2 3.8
2001 19.8 2.0 3.5# 1.1 17.4 2.8 38.0 5.1
2000 14.8 1.5 1.6# 0.6 12.5 2.1 30.4 3.7
1999 20.4 1.8 4.0# 1.3 18.0 2.7 38.9 4.1
More than one race
2003 27.7 3.1 8.8# 2.3 27.0# 6.5 58.9 5.2
2002 28.7 3.0 7.5# 2.8 26.5# 4.7 62.3 5.9
2001 27.0 3.1 5.0# 2.0 26.0# 4.6 50.8 6.6
2000 25.1 2.6 6.2# 2.0 30.3 4.7 45.7 6.1
1999 27.8 2.6 2.8# 1.3 27.6 4.4 54.5 6.2
Male
All races
2003 30.5 0.6 7.2 0.5 27.9 0.9 56.7 1.2
2002 29.7 0.5 7.0 0.4 28.0 0.8 54.6 1.1
2001 29.8 0.6 6.4 0.4 28.0 0.8 54.9 1.1
2000 28.4 0.5 6.6 0.4 25.9 0.7 52.4 1.0
1999 29.1 0.6 7.1 0.4 26.8 0.8 53.3 1.2
1998 32.5 1.2 7.9 0.9 31.8 1.7 58.6 2.6
1997 33.3 1.4 11.1 1.1 31.2 2.1 57.8 2.6
1996 31.4 1.6 7.5 1.0 31.0 2.0 56.1 2.7
1995 32.5 1.3 12.9 1.4 32.3 1.6 55.4 2.7
1994 32.7 2.1 8.9 1.0 27.7 1.9 62.3 3.2
1993 29.8 1.2 6.9 0.9 30.8 1.8 52.2 2.2
1992 29.7 1.3 6.6 1.1 27.1 1.7 56.1 2.3
1991 36.3 1.1 10.9 1.0 32.9 1.5 61.6 2.0
Non-Hispanic White
2003 34.3 0.7 8.1 0.6 32.0 1.1 63.4 1.3
2002 33.6 0.7 7.4 0.6 31.7 1.0 61.7 1.3
2001 33.0 0.7 7.3 0.6 31.9 1.0 59.3 1.3
2000 31.5 0.6 7.5 0.5 29.3 0.9 57.2 1.2
1999 31.9 0.7 8.1 0.6 29.3 1.0 58.3 1.3
1998 34.9 1.7 8.5 1.3 35.1 2.3 62.1 3.4
1997 36.5 1.9 12.2 1.4 32.9 2.6 64.4 3.3
1996 33.5 2.2 9.0 1.4 32.0 2.5 61.4 4.0
1995 34.1 1.8 15.4 1.9 33.4 2.2 56.5 3.6
1994 34.9 2.8 8.9 1.4 30.8 2.5 65.9 4.1
1993 31.6 1.5 7.2# 1.3 32.0 2.4 56.2 3.1
1992 31.5 1.8 7.1# 1.5 28.2 2.2 59.0 3.1
1991 37.9 1.5 10.2 1.2 34.0 2.0 65.2 2.6
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 20.2 1.3 4.9# 0.9 16.1 1.8 40.1 2.9
2002 19.9 1.2 4.0# 0.8 18.3 2.0 38.6 2.6
2001 20.0 1.3 5.3# 1.0 14.7 1.7 40.2 3.0
2000 19.0 1.3 4.2# 0.8 12.6 1.5 41.1 2.9
1999 20.6 1.4 4.1# 0.9 16.3 1.7 41.0 3.4
1998 24.6 1.5 7.3# 2.0 17.7 2.4 49.1 3.1
1997 22.4 2.6 9.2# 1.9 24.8 3.2 33.5 5.5
1996 25.9 2.0 3.9# 1.2 27.4 3.5 48.4 4.3
1995 23.7 2.0 9.7# 2.3 24.7 2.6 37.6 4.2
1994 26.4 2.6 10.3# 2.4 20.6 3.3 49.3 5.4
1993 24.8 2.2 6.2# 1.8 27.3 3.3 43.1 5.4
1992 25.6 2.0 4.1# 1.6 26.4 3.4 50.3 4.5
1991 32.3 2.3 13.1# 3.2 31.9 2.9 52.1 3.2
Hispanic
2003 28.6 1.4 7.1# 1.4 26.3 2.3 51.8 2.8
2002 26.8 1.3 9.7 1.6 25.7 2.2 44.1 2.9
2001 27.9 1.5 4.6# 1.0 26.0 2.2 51.5 3.2
2000 26.2 1.4 6.3 1.0 27.2 2.3 44.9 3.0
1999 27.1 1.4 7.5 1.2 26.7 2.2 46.6 3.1
1998 30.4 2.0 8.9# 2.0 30.2 3.0 53.8 3.6
1997 30.0 1.9 9.4# 1.8 31.2 3.2 49.4 4.5
1996 31.5 2.1 6.0# 1.6 37.6 3.4 47.8 3.9
1995 32.2 2.1 5.9# 1.2 33.1 3.8 63.1 4.5
1994 29.5 2.6 6.0# 2.0 24.2 3.0 59.6 5.1
1993 31.4 2.8 7.7# 2.0 32.3 3.0 51.3 6.1
1992 27.3 2.1 8.5# 2.2 25.4 2.8 51.6 3.5
1991 35.8 2.1 12.6# 2.6 34.4 3.4 57.3 4.0
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 23.8# 4.5 9.1# 5.1 28.0# 9.0 39.8# 9.3
2002 22.0# 4.4 1.6# 1.2 14.5# 5.3 62.3 8.3
2001 30.0# 7.4 5.0# 4.6 43.6# 11.2 38.3# 8.8
2000 22.2# 5.4 6.1# 4.2 19.8# 7.0 56.8# 13.7
1999 29.4# 5.5 4.9# 3.3 38.8# 10.5 46.5# 11.4
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 18.3 2.6 0.2# 0.2 9.1# 2.5 41.3 5.4
2002 17.4 2.5 3.5# 1.4 12.3# 3.3 39.7 6.1
2001 18.8 2.6 2.4# 1.2 15.5# 3.4 42.6 6.7
2000 17.3 2.3 2.6# 1.2 13.5# 2.6 36.2 5.8
1999 21.0 2.4 2.5# 1.5 20.5# 3.9 39.3 5.9
More than one race
2003 27.4# 5.0 8.1# 2.7 31.0# 11.0 55.6 8.0
2002 27.9 3.5 2.3# 1.5 29.5# 6.2 63.1 8.9
2001 27.5 4.2 6.4# 3.2 23.1# 6.4 63.8 9.6
2000 26.7 4.4 1.9# 1.4 31.2# 8.0 45.6# 8.4
1999 26.9 3.7 1.0# 0.9 25.2# 6.4 52.1# 9.4
Female
All races
2003 28.1 0.6 8.3 0.6 28.2 0.9 47.9 1.2
2002 28.1 0.5 7.6 0.5 29.2 0.9 48.1 1.1
2001 27.1 0.6 7.5 0.5 27.0 0.8 46.2 1.2
2000 26.5 0.5 7.8 0.4 25.6 0.7 45.4 1.1
1999 26.3 0.5 6.4 0.4 25.8 0.8 45.2 1.1
1998 28.6 1.5 8.7 1.2 28.5 1.7 48.1 2.8
1997 29.2 1.2 10.0 1.1 29.5 1.3 48.5 2.5
1996 25.8 1.1 8.4 1.1 27.8 1.9 43.1 2.2
1995 28.8 1.3 11.2 1.2 28.5 1.6 48.9 2.5
1994 29.8 1.6 11.2 1.4 28.8 1.9 49.3 2.9
1993 27.3 1.3 8.1 1.1 26.9 1.9 47.5 2.7
1992 24.7 1.2 4.9 0.8 25.2 2.0 44.6 2.4
1991 30.4 1.0 10.1 1.2 26.6 1.5 52.2 2.4
Non-Hispanic White
2003 32.7 0.7 9.2 0.7 32.9 1.1 55.3 1.4
2002 32.4 0.7 8.5 0.7 33.3 1.1 55.0 1.2
2001 30.3 0.7 8.7 0.6 30.5 1.0 50.5 1.4
2000 30.1 0.7 8.3 0.6 29.2 0.9 51.3 1.3
1999 30.1 0.7 6.7 0.5 29.1 1.0 52.5 1.3
1998 31.8 2.0 8.0 1.4 32.3 2.1 54.7 3.8
1997 31.9 1.5 9.4 1.3 33.2 1.7 54.3 3.5
1996 28.4 1.4 9.2 1.5 32.0 2.5 48.2 2.7
1995 31.7 1.7 11.4 1.4 32.1 2.2 54.3 3.4
1994 34.1 1.9 12.5 2.0 30.8 2.6 57.8 3.4
1993 30.1 1.7 8.7# 1.6 29.6 2.4 52.8 3.2
1992 27.1 1.6 4.7# 1.0 28.0 2.6 49.7 3.2
1991 32.0 1.2 9.2 1.3 27.8 1.8 56.2 2.9
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 17.2 1.1 6.3# 1.2 14.2 1.7 32.7 2.6
2002 18.5 1.1 5.2# 0.9 18.3 1.9 34.5 2.4
2001 19.1 1.6 3.8# 0.9 18.5 1.8 35.7 3.1
2000 17.4 1.2 4.8# 0.8 14.3 1.6 32.7 2.7
1999 15.9 1.1 4.6# 1.0 13.2 1.6 28.3 2.5
1998 21.3 2.3 7.3# 1.7 20.3# 3.6 34.5 3.7
1997 23.2 1.8 11.6# 2.3 19.9 2.4 37.0 3.8
1996 21.7 1.9 6.3# 1.4 19.4 3.1 36.8 3.7
1995 21.6 1.7 8.9# 2.3 17.4 2.5 39.0 3.3
1994 18.1 1.9 6.9# 1.7 23.0 3.4 26.0 3.1
1993 18.5 2.0 5.8# 2.0 15.6# 3.0 34.7 3.8
1992 20.4 2.1 4.9# 2.0 17.6# 3.1 37.7 4.2
1991 27.6 2.4 13.0# 2.8 22.0 3.2 46.1 5.1
Hispanic
2003 23.3 1.4 8.7# 1.6 24.6 1.9 36.9 3.0
2002 22.5 1.3 7.5# 1.3 26.4 2.3 35.0 2.6
2001 23.0 1.4 7.6# 1.4 21.7 2.2 40.6 2.8
2000 23.0 1.3 9.8 1.4 23.3 1.8 35.4 3.2
1999 20.7 1.2 7.3 1.1 25.2 2.3 29.2 2.4
1998 24.8 1.7 12.0# 2.2 26.1 4.0 36.5 3.0
1997 24.1 1.7 10.7# 2.5 25.3 2.9 36.8 3.6
1996 23.5 1.8 9.1 1.6 24.9 3.5 35.4 4.1
1995 24.1 1.9 11.9 1.8 24.7 3.4 35.6 4.7
1994 25.1 2.6 15.2# 3.0 26.0 3.9 32.9 4.8
1993 21.3 1.7 9.2# 2.1 20.1 3.4 33.6 4.0
1992 21.8 1.9 7.5# 1.8 23.6 3.0 35.2 3.4
1991 25.4 2.0 11.8# 2.2 30.0 3.0 33.9 3.8
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 31.7 4.7 9.4# 3.4 29.4# 7.6 52.8# 10.6
2002 45.3# 8.5 12.2# 5.1 67.6 9.6 50.5# 13.7
2001 14.3# 3.5 7.3# 3.9 18.8# 6.3 17.8# 9.5
2000 37.4# 8.3 16.8# 9.9 39.9# 10.2 51.5# 15.2
1999 26.4# 6.4 9.8# 6.6 35.8# 9.4 52.6# 12.9
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 19.4 2.6 2.1# 2.0 21.9# 4.6 30.8# 5.6
2002 16.0 2.4 1.1# 0.8 15.1# 3.7 29.8 5.0
2001 20.7 3.0 4.7# 1.8 19.6# 4.7 34.7# 6.7
2000 12.2 2.1 0.7# 0.5 11.3# 2.9 24.8# 4.9
1999 19.8 2.6 5.4# 2.1 15.0# 3.2 38.4 5.8
More than one race
2003 28.0 3.6 9.6# 3.6 22.9# 5.3 61.8 6.5
2002 29.5 4.3 12.4# 4.7 24.0# 6.2 61.4 7.9
2001 26.6 4.4 3.9# 2.6 29.0# 6.5 43.9# 8.6
2000 23.8 3.1 8.9# 3.0 29.5# 5.4 45.9# 8.2
1999 28.8 4.0 4.6# 2.4 30.2# 5.8 57.5 8.2

# Estimates are unreliable due to relative standard errors > 17.5%.
1 Due to survey design modifications, comparison of results from before 1999 to 1999–2003 need to be made with caution.

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