Table 3. NSDUH: Mean frequency of drinking in the past 30 days, by age, sex, and race/Hispanic origin, among current drinkers ages 12–20, United States, 1991–2003.1
Sex,
Race/Hispanic origin,
and Year
Age
12–20 12–14 15–17 18–20
Days S.E. Days S.E. Days S.E. Days S.E.
Both Sexes
All races
2003 5.8 0.1 3.7 0.2 4.7 0.1 6.6 0.1
2002 5.9 0.1 4.1 0.3 5.1 0.1 6.6 0.1
2001 6.1 0.1 3.7 0.2 5.2 0.1 6.8 0.2
2000 5.8 0.1 3.3 0.2 4.9 0.1 6.5 0.1
1999 5.9 0.1 3.9 0.2 4.8 0.1 6.7 0.2
1998 5.6 0.2 3.9 0.4 4.8 0.2 6.2 0.3
1997 5.5 0.2 4.9 0.7 4.6 0.3 6.0 0.4
1996 5.3 0.2 4.2 0.6 4.2 0.2 6.1 0.3
1995 5.1 0.2 5.3 0.7 4.3 0.3 5.6 0.3
1994 4.9 0.2 3.5 0.4 3.9 0.2 5.6 0.3
1993 5.1 0.3 3.4# 0.6 4.2 0.3 5.6 0.4
1992 4.9 0.3 2.7# 0.5 3.9 0.2 5.6 0.4
1991 5.5 0.2 3.4 0.4 4.9 0.3 6.0 0.2
Non-Hispanic White
2003 6.0 0.1 3.4 0.2 5.0 0.2 6.8 0.2
2002 6.1 0.1 4.0 0.3 5.2 0.2 6.9 0.1
2001 6.3 0.1 3.9 0.3 5.2 0.2 7.2 0.2
2000 6.0 0.1 3.4 0.2 4.9 0.2 6.8 0.2
1999 6.1 0.1 4.1 0.3 4.9 0.1 7.0 0.2
1998 5.7 0.3 4.0 0.4 4.9 0.3 6.3 0.4
1997 5.5 0.3 4.8# 0.9 4.3 0.3 6.2 0.5
1996 5.3 0.2 4.0# 0.8 3.9 0.3 6.4 0.4
1995 5.0 0.2 4.8 0.7 4.1 0.3 5.7 0.4
1994 5.0 0.3 3.1 0.4 4.0 0.3 5.7 0.4
1993 5.1 0.3 3.5# 0.9 4.3 0.4 5.7 0.5
1992 5.1 0.3 2.9# 0.7 3.8 0.3 5.9 0.4
1991 5.6 0.2 3.6# 0.7 4.7 0.3 6.1 0.2
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 4.5 0.3 3.2# 0.7 3.0 0.2 5.2 0.4
2002 5.0 0.3 3.9# 0.8 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.3
2001 5.3 0.3 3.1# 0.7 4.7 0.4 5.8 0.4
2000 5.3 0.3 3.1# 0.6 5.4 0.6 5.5 0.4
1999 5.5 0.4 3.1# 0.8 4.3 0.6 6.2 0.4
1998 5.3 0.4 4.9# 1.6 4.7 0.6 5.6 0.4
1997 5.4 0.7 5.6# 1.7 5.0 0.5 5.6# 1.2
1996 5.3 0.4 4.0# 0.9 5.1 0.7 5.5 0.5
1995 4.5 0.4 4.5# 1.0 4.2 0.7 4.7 0.6
1994 5.0 0.4 5.3 0.9 3.6 0.5 5.6 0.7
1993 5.2 0.6 2.1 0.3 5.1# 0.9 5.5 0.9
1992 4.2 0.4 2.3# 0.5 3.5 0.5 4.7 0.6
1991 5.7 0.4 2.3 0.4 6.1 0.8 6.1 0.5
Hispanic
2003 5.6 0.3 3.7# 0.7 4.4 0.3 6.6 0.4
2002 5.5 0.3 3.8 0.4 4.6 0.3 6.4 0.5
2001 5.5 0.3 3.3 0.4 5.6 0.5 5.7 0.4
2000 5.2 0.3 2.8 0.3 5.2 0.4 5.6 0.4
1999 5.5 0.3 3.8 0.6 4.7 0.3 6.4 0.5
1998 5.8 0.4 3.2 0.4 5.2 0.7 6.6 0.5
1997 5.7 0.4 5.8# 1.6 5.5 0.4 5.8 0.6
1996 5.2 0.4 5.1# 1.0 4.5 0.5 5.7 0.6
1995 5.4 0.4 5.5# 1.5 4.9 0.6 5.6 0.6
1994 4.7 0.3 3.1# 0.7 4.6# 0.9 5.0 0.5
1993 5.1 0.4 3.9# 1.1 4.1 0.4 5.8 0.6
1992 4.4 0.3 2.5 0.4 4.6 0.4 4.6 0.5
1991 5.2 0.4 3.8# 0.8 4.8 0.5 5.7 0.6
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 4.9 0.7 4.6# 1.2 4.7# 0.9
2002 5.0 0.6 5.0# 0.9 4.9 0.8
2001 7.5# 2.6 9.9# 4.2 5.4# 1.1
2000 5.2 0.9 5.2# 1.0 5.7# 1.6
1999 3.5 0.4 4.2 0.6 2.7 0.4
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 6.0 0.8 3.5 0.6 6.2 0.8
2002 4.7 0.5 2.7 0.4 5.5 0.7
2001 4.0 0.4 1.7# 0.3 3.7# 0.7 4.3 0.6
2000 4.1 0.5 2.9 0.3 4.5 0.7
1999 4.0 0.5 2.6# 1.0 3.8# 0.8 4.2 0.6
More than one race
2003 4.9 0.4 4.6# 0.9 4.3 0.4 5.3 0.7
2002 7.2 1.1 10.3# 6.2 5.0# 1.1 7.6 1.1
2001 5.7 0.7 3.8 0.5 7.3 1.1
2000 5.2 0.8 2.4 0.3 4.2 0.7 6.4# 1.5
1999 6.2 1.0 4.0# 1.3 7.3# 1.4
Male
All races
2003 6.6 0.1 4.1 0.3 5.0 0.2 7.6 0.2
2002 6.8 0.1 3.8 0.4 5.6 0.2 7.7 0.2
2001 7.1 0.2 3.6 0.3 5.7 0.2 8.1 0.2
2000 6.5 0.1 3.8 0.3 5.4 0.2 7.3 0.2
1999 6.7 0.2 3.9 0.3 5.2 0.2 7.7 0.2
1998 6.5 0.3 4.9 0.7 5.5 0.4 7.2 0.5
1997 6.6 0.4 5.5# 1.0 5.2 0.4 7.4 0.5
1996 6.5 0.3 5.2# 1.0 5.1 0.4 7.4 0.5
1995 6.3 0.3 5.4 0.8 5.1 0.4 7.1 0.5
1994 5.8 0.3 3.9 0.6 4.3 0.3 6.5 0.4
1993 6.1 0.4 4.9# 1.5 5.2 0.6 6.6 0.6
1992 5.3 0.3 3.3# 0.9 4.0 0.3 6.1 0.4
1991 6.1 0.2 3.5 0.6 5.0 0.4 6.9 0.3
Non-Hispanic White
2003 6.8 0.2 3.8 0.3 5.2 0.2 8.0 0.2
2002 7.0 0.2 3.9 0.6 5.8 0.2 7.9 0.2
2001 7.4 0.2 3.6 0.4 5.6 0.2 8.6 0.3
2000 6.6 0.2 3.9 0.4 5.3 0.2 7.5 0.2
1999 6.8 0.2 3.9 0.4 5.3 0.2 7.9 0.3
1998 6.5 0.4 4.7 0.7 5.5 0.5 7.2 0.6
1997 6.4 0.5 5.0# 1.3 4.7 0.5 7.4 0.6
1996 6.7 0.4 5.0# 1.2 4.8 0.5 7.8 0.6
1995 6.3 0.4 5.3# 1.0 4.7 0.4 7.5 0.6
1994 5.9 0.4 3.8# 0.8 4.2 0.4 6.7 0.6
1993 6.2 0.5 5.3# 2.0 5.3 0.7 6.7 0.8
1992 5.5 0.4 3.6# 1.3 4.0 0.4 6.4 0.5
1991 6.1 0.3 3.4# 0.8 4.8 0.5 7.0 0.4
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 5.3 0.4 3.0# 0.8 3.4 0.5 6.2 0.6
2002 5.9 0.5 4.7# 1.5 5.7 0.8 6.1 0.6
2001 6.4 0.5 2.9# 0.9 5.3 0.7 7.2 0.7
2000 6.2 0.5 3.2# 0.9 6.3 1.1 6.5 0.6
1999 6.1 0.5 3.2# 1.3 4.5# 0.9 6.9 0.6
1998 6.6 0.6 6.8# 2.7 4.9 0.8 7.1 0.7
1997 7.6 1.3 6.9# 2.7 4.9 0.8 9.4# 2.2
1996 6.6 0.6 5.8 1.0 6.9 0.9
1995 5.5 0.6 6.2# 1.6 5.0# 1.1 5.8 0.9
1994 6.3 0.7 5.4# 1.4 4.8# 1.1 7.1 1.0
1993 6.3 0.9 2.8# 0.8 5.9# 1.4 6.6# 1.3
1992 4.7 0.7 2.6# 0.6 3.7 0.6 5.4 0.9
1991 6.5 0.6 3.1# 0.9 6.2 1.0 7.2 0.7
Hispanic
2003 6.4 0.5 5.5# 1.5 4.9 0.5 7.1 0.6
2002 6.5 0.4 3.6 0.5 4.8 0.5 7.7 0.7
2001 6.3 0.4 4.6 0.7 6.4 0.7 6.4 0.6
2000 6.1 0.4 3.4 0.5 5.7 0.5 6.6 0.6
1999 6.7 0.4 4.1# 1.0 5.7 0.5 7.6 0.7
1998 7.3 0.6 3.8# 1.0 6.7# 1.2 7.9 0.7
1997 6.9 0.6 7.5# 2.4 6.4 0.6 7.1 0.8
1996 5.6 0.6 5.0# 1.6 5.4 0.9 5.8 0.7
1995 6.2 0.6 3.7# 1.2 6.2 0.9 6.4 0.9
1994 5.4 0.5 3.4# 1.3 5.0# 1.2 5.6 0.6
1993 5.9 0.5 4.7# 1.8 4.6 0.5 6.7 0.7
1992 5.1 0.5 2.5# 0.5 4.6 0.6 5.7 0.7
1991 5.7 0.5 4.8# 1.3 5.3 0.7 6.0 0.7
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 6.3 1.0 4.7# 1.2 7.1# 1.4
2002 7.5 0.8 7.0 0.9
2001 9.3# 3.6 11.7# 5.0 5.4# 1.2
2000 3.8# 0.9 5.6# 1.8 3.2# 0.9
1999 3.7# 0.7 4.6# 1.3 2.8# 0.6
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 5.7 0.9 4.8# 1.1 5.8 1.0
2002 5.8 0.8 2.9# 0.6 6.9 1.1
2001 3.8 0.5 3.6# 0.8 4.0 0.6
2000 5.0# 0.9 3.1 0.5 5.5# 1.2
1999 5.1# 0.9 4.5# 1.2 5.6# 1.2
More than one race
2003 5.1 0.6 5.5# 1.3 4.5 0.6 5.6# 1.1
2002 8.4 1.2 5.8# 1.8 9.7 1.4
2001 6.7# 1.3 5.0# 1.2 8.5# 2.2
2000 6.3# 1.6 2.8# 0.5 8.3# 2.4
1999 7.7# 1.8 5.5# 2.6 8.8# 2.3
Female
All races
2003 4.9 0.1 3.3 0.3 4.4 0.2 5.4 0.2
2002 5.0 0.1 4.3 0.4 4.6 0.2 5.4 0.1
2001 4.9 0.1 3.7 0.3 4.7 0.2 5.3 0.2
2000 5.0 0.1 2.9 0.2 4.5 0.2 5.6 0.2
1999 5.1 0.1 4.0 0.3 4.3 0.2 5.7 0.2
1998 4.5 0.2 3.1 0.4 4.1 0.3 5.0 0.3
1997 4.0 0.2 4.2# 0.9 4.0 0.2 4.0 0.2
1996 3.7 0.2 3.1 0.4 3.1 0.3 4.2 0.3
1995 3.9 0.2 5.2# 1.2 3.3 0.2 3.9 0.3
1994 3.9 0.2 3.2 0.5 3.5 0.3 4.3 0.4
1993 3.9 0.2 2.4 0.4 3.2 0.2 4.4 0.4
1992 4.4 0.4 2.0 0.2 3.7 0.3 4.9 0.6
1991 4.8 0.2 3.2# 0.6 4.7 0.5 5.0 0.3
Non-Hispanic White
2003 5.1 0.1 3.1 0.2 4.7 0.2 5.5 0.2
2002 5.3 0.1 4.0 0.4 4.7 0.2 5.8 0.2
2001 5.1 0.1 4.1 0.4 4.8 0.2 5.5 0.2
2000 5.3 0.2 3.0 0.2 4.5 0.2 6.0 0.3
1999 5.4 0.1 4.3 0.4 4.5 0.2 6.0 0.2
1998 4.8 0.3 3.2 0.5 4.2 0.4 5.3 0.4
1997 4.2 0.2 4.4# 1.2 3.9 0.3 4.4 0.3
1996 3.5 0.2 2.9 0.5 3.0 0.3 4.1 0.3
1995 3.7 0.2 4.1# 1.1 3.4 0.3 3.9 0.4
1994 4.1 0.3 2.6 0.3 3.7 0.3 4.5 0.4
1993 3.9 0.3 2.2# 0.5 3.1 0.3 4.6 0.4
1992 4.6 0.5 1.9 0.2 3.6 0.4 5.3 0.7
1991 4.9 0.3 4.1# 1.0 4.6 0.6 5.0 0.3
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 3.6 0.2 3.4# 1.0 2.6 0.3 4.1 0.4
2002 4.1 0.3 3.3# 0.8 4.5 0.7 3.9 0.3
2001 4.2 0.3 3.3# 1.0 4.2 0.5 4.4 0.4
2000 4.3 0.3 3.1# 0.7 4.7 0.7 4.3 0.4
1999 4.7 0.5 3.1# 0.8 4.1# 0.9 5.1 0.6
1998 3.9 0.4 2.6# 1.2 4.6# 0.9 3.8 0.4
1997 3.4 0.4 4.3# 1.3 5.1 0.7 2.2 0.2
1996 3.7 0.3 2.0# 0.4 4.1# 0.9 3.7 0.4
1995 3.3 0.4 2.6# 0.6 3.1# 0.7 3.5 0.5
1994 3.0 0.3 5.2# 1.7 2.6 0.4 2.9 0.4
1993 4.0 0.5 1.7# 0.3 4.2# 1.2 4.1# 0.8
1992 3.7 0.5 3.2 0.5 4.0 0.7
1991 4.8 0.6 1.5 0.2 6.0# 1.8 4.9 0.6
Hispanic
2003 4.6 0.3 2.4 0.4 3.8 0.5 5.7 0.5
2002 4.3 0.3 4.3# 0.8 4.4 0.5 4.2 0.5
2001 4.5 0.4 2.3# 0.5 4.7 0.7 4.7 0.4
2000 4.1 0.3 2.4 0.3 4.6 0.6 4.3 0.5
1999 4.1 0.3 3.3# 0.7 3.5 0.3 4.6 0.5
1998 3.9 0.4 2.8 0.4 3.7 0.4 4.4 0.7
1997 3.9 0.3 3.7# 1.3 4.4 0.7 3.6 0.4
1996 4.6 0.5 5.1# 1.2 3.3 0.5 5.4 0.9
1995 4.4 0.4 6.2# 2.0 3.2# 0.6 4.6 0.7
1994 3.9 0.4 3.1# 0.8 4.3# 1.2 4.0 0.6
1993 3.8 0.5 3.4# 1.1 3.2 0.4 4.3# 0.8
1992 3.5 0.4 2.4 0.4 4.7 0.8 2.9 0.3
1991 4.5 0.5 2.7# 0.6 4.1 0.6 5.3# 1.0
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 4.0 0.7 4.6# 1.8 3.3# 0.8
2002 3.6 0.4 3.5 0.6 3.1 0.4
2001 4.5# 1.3 4.3# 2.4 5.3# 1.9
2000 6.4# 1.4 5.0# 1.1 8.2# 2.7
1999 3.1# 0.6
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 6.2# 1.2 3.0# 0.9 6.7# 1.3
2002 3.6 0.6 2.5# 0.5 4.0# 0.9
2001 4.2 0.7 3.8# 1.1 4.5# 1.0
2000 2.9 0.5 2.6# 0.5 3.1# 0.6
1999 3.0 0.3 2.7# 0.6 3.1 0.4
More than one race
2003 4.6 0.6 3.5# 0.7 4.0 0.7 5.0# 0.9
2002 6.2# 1.8 11.7# 6.7 4.3# 1.2 5.4# 1.1
2001 5.0 0.7 2.7# 0.6 6.5 1.1
2000 4.1 0.5 2.3 0.3 5.4# 1.2 3.7# 0.7
1999 4.7 0.8 2.6 0.4 5.7# 1.3

– Fewer than 10 respondents in this cell.
# 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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