Table 6-1. NSDUH: Prevalence of binge 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 18.9 0.4 3.3 0.2 17.1 0.5 36.5 0.8
2002 19.1 0.4 3.3 0.2 17.9 0.5 36.5 0.8
2001 18.6 0.4 2.8 0.2 17.4 0.5 35.4 0.8
2000 18.1 0.4 3.3 0.2 16.7 0.4 34.2 0.8
1999 17.8 0.4 2.8 0.2 16.2 0.5 33.9 0.8
1998 15.2 0.8 2.5 0.4 13.2 0.9 30.1 1.8
1997 14.8 0.8 2.4 0.4 14.1 1.0 28.3 1.8
1996 13.8 0.9 2.0 0.4 12.3 1.0 28.4 2.0
1995 13.9 0.7 3.3 0.6 12.6 0.7 27.6 1.6
1994 14.6 1.4 2.0 0.3 10.7 1.0 31.3 2.8
1993 12.1 0.7 1.0# 0.2 10.9 0.8 24.8 1.6
1992 12.2 0.7 1.1# 0.3 9.6 0.7 26.1 1.8
1991 15.2 0.8 1.2# 0.2 12.7 1.0 30.0 1.7
Non-Hispanic White
2003 22.5 0.5 3.8 0.3 20.9 0.7 42.9 1.0
2002 22.7 0.5 3.6 0.3 21.1 0.7 43.0 0.9
2001 21.4 0.5 3.1 0.3 20.4 0.6 39.9 1.0
2000 21.0 0.5 3.7 0.3 19.5 0.6 39.0 0.9
1999 20.9 0.4 3.1 0.3 18.5 0.6 40.3 1.0
1998 18.4 1.2 3.0# 0.6 15.9 1.3 36.5 2.5
1997 17.6 1.0 2.3# 0.5 16.4 1.3 34.7 2.3
1996 16.0 1.2 2.3# 0.4 14.0 1.2 34.4 2.8
1995 16.0 1.0 3.6# 0.7 14.4 1.0 32.1 2.2
1994 17.9 1.7 2.3# 0.4 13.8 1.4 37.6 3.2
1993 14.4 0.9 1.1# 0.3 12.4 1.1 30.3 2.1
1992 14.6 1.0 1.3# 0.4 10.9 0.9 31.6 2.3
1991 18.0 1.1 1.2# 0.2 15.0 1.4 35.5 2.2
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 8.4 0.6 1.9# 0.4 5.6 0.8 18.2 1.6
2002 9.6 0.6 1.5# 0.4 8.5 1.0 19.7 1.5
2001 10.0 0.7 1.9# 0.5 8.3 1.0 20.3 1.6
2000 9.7 0.7 1.4# 0.4 6.5 0.8 21.5 1.8
1999 9.4 0.7 1.2# 0.4 7.7 0.9 18.6 1.8
1998 5.9 1.0 1.2# 0.6 4.7# 1.2 11.8 2.0
1997 6.2# 1.1 1.5# 0.6 6.4# 1.3 10.5# 2.8
1996 7.4 0.8 1.0# 0.5 6.1 1.0 15.3 2.5
1995 6.4 0.8 2.0# 0.7 4.0# 1.0 13.9 2.3
1994 5.7# 1.0 1.1# 0.5 2.9# 0.9 13.7# 2.5
1993 4.2# 0.9 0.1# 0.1 3.0# 1.1 9.6# 2.6
1992 5.0 0.6 0.4# 0.4 5.9# 1.4 9.0 1.5
1991 6.5 0.7 1.4# 1.0 5.8# 1.2 12.0 1.5
Hispanic
2003 17.0 0.9 3.2# 0.7 14.8 1.2 32.6 2.1
2002 16.1 0.8 4.6 0.8 15.9 1.4 28.1 1.8
2001 17.0 1.0 2.7# 0.6 15.4 1.4 32.9 2.1
2000 16.1 0.9 3.8 0.6 16.7 1.4 27.8 2.0
1999 15.0 0.8 3.3# 0.6 16.2 1.4 25.3 1.9
1998 12.3 0.9 2.0# 0.6 11.0 1.6 24.7 2.1
1997 11.0 0.9 3.5# 0.8 11.6 1.6 18.1 2.5
1996 12.7 1.3 2.6# 0.6 13.6 2.0 20.9 2.8
1995 11.7 1.3 2.3# 0.8 12.9 1.9 20.9 3.3
1994 10.1 1.2 1.5# 0.6 6.3# 1.3 22.0 3.2
1993 11.2 1.3 1.4# 0.6 11.6 1.9 19.6 2.8
1992 9.4 1.0 1.6# 0.8 8.2 1.2 19.7 2.2
1991 11.5 1.1 1.6# 0.5 10.5 1.5 21.7 2.3
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 20.0 2.7 6.4# 3.0 21.9# 5.8 33.2# 5.9
2002 23.7 3.4 5.0# 2.3 29.0# 7.9 36.6# 8.2
2001 17.9# 4.1 3.6# 2.4 30.1# 7.7 19.1# 6.8
2000 18.6# 3.8 3.4# 2.4 16.4# 4.8 42.9# 10.6
1999 21.7# 4.0 5.6# 3.2 30.5# 5.9 38.8# 9.4
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 10.8 1.5 1.0# 1.0 4.7# 1.4 23.8 3.4
2002 8.8 1.3 0.7# 0.5 4.2# 1.5 21.4 3.2
2001 10.5 1.6 0.2# 0.1 8.4# 2.2 22.7# 4.0
2000 7.9 1.3 0.9# 0.5 6.9# 1.4 16.7# 3.6
1999 6.8# 1.3 1.6# 0.8 6.6# 1.8 12.4# 3.3
More than one race
2003 15.9# 2.8 3.4# 1.2 20.4# 6.9 30.2 5.0
2002 20.5 2.8 3.1# 2.2 17.5# 4.2 48.3 6.1
2001 16.0 2.3 3.4# 1.7 11.4# 2.9 34.4 5.9
2000 15.1 2.6 4.2# 1.8 15.4# 5.1 30.9# 6.3
1999 16.8 2.3 2.4# 1.2 15.1# 3.7 33.5 5.6
Male
All races
2003 21.6 0.6 3.2 0.3 18.4 0.7 43.6 1.2
2002 21.6 0.5 3.2 0.3 18.8 0.7 42.9 1.1
2001 21.6 0.5 2.6 0.3 19.0 0.7 43.1 1.1
2000 20.6 0.5 3.1 0.3 18.3 0.6 40.4 1.1
1999 20.9 0.5 3.3 0.3 18.4 0.7 41.2 1.2
1998 18.6 1.0 2.6# 0.5 15.4 1.2 38.3 2.2
1997 19.5 1.3 3.2# 0.7 16.4 1.6 38.7 2.9
1996 17.8 1.3 2.5# 0.5 15.1 1.5 36.9 2.9
1995 17.6 1.1 3.4# 0.7 15.7 1.2 36.2 2.5
1994 18.7 2.0 1.7# 0.4 12.9 1.4 42.6 3.8
1993 16.1 1.0 1.5# 0.4 14.9 1.4 32.2 2.4
1992 16.0 1.0 1.5# 0.5 12.0 1.0 35.1 2.2
1991 19.5 1.1 1.4# 0.4 16.3 1.3 38.3 2.1
Non-Hispanic White
2003 25.2 0.6 3.6 0.4 21.7 0.9 50.9 1.4
2002 25.3 0.6 3.3 0.4 22.7 0.9 49.8 1.4
2001 24.4 0.7 2.8 0.4 22.1 0.9 47.8 1.4
2000 23.6 0.6 3.8 0.4 21.1 0.8 45.4 1.2
1999 24.3 0.7 4.0 0.4 20.9 0.9 48.4 1.4
1998 21.9 1.4 3.2# 0.8 18.3 1.8 44.6 2.9
1997 22.7 1.7 3.6# 1.0 18.4 2.1 45.8 3.7
1996 20.5 2.0 3.1# 0.7 16.3 2.0 44.4 4.1
1995 20.0 1.5 4.3# 1.0 17.2 1.5 41.3 3.3
1994 21.7 2.6 1.7# 0.5 15.9 1.9 48.8 4.5
1993 18.9 1.2 2.0# 0.6 17.1 1.8 38.1 3.3
1992 18.5 1.4 1.7# 0.7 13.4 1.4 40.4 2.9
1991 22.8 1.5 1.1# 0.4 18.7 1.9 45.3 2.6
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 10.5 1.0 1.4# 0.6 7.4# 1.4 22.8 2.3
2002 10.5 0.9 1.2# 0.5 8.2 1.4 22.9 2.2
2001 11.8 1.0 2.1# 0.7 8.2 1.4 25.6 2.4
2000 10.9 1.0 1.3# 0.5 7.0 1.1 25.5 2.6
1999 10.8 1.1 0.9# 0.4 8.4 1.3 22.9 2.8
1998 7.8 1.0 1.9# 1.1 4.8# 1.4 17.5 2.4
1997 8.8# 1.9 1.7# 0.9 8.3# 2.0 16.5# 4.8
1996 9.6 1.4 1.0# 0.8 7.1# 1.8 22.6# 4.1
1995 9.2 1.4 2.5# 1.0 5.3# 1.5 20.9# 3.8
1994 9.6# 2.0 1.8# 1.0 3.6# 1.3 23.9# 4.9
1993 5.9# 1.7 0.2# 0.2 3.4# 1.8 14.5# 4.7
1992 7.6 1.3 0.8# 0.8 7.6# 2.1 15.9# 2.8
1991 9.4 1.4 2.5# 1.9 9.7# 2.3 16.0 2.8
Hispanic
2003 20.7 1.4 3.5# 1.2 17.1 2.0 40.6 2.8
2002 19.2 1.2 5.6# 1.4 16.0 1.8 34.8 2.8
2001 20.6 1.4 3.0# 0.9 17.7 2.0 40.2 3.1
2000 19.2 1.4 2.8# 0.7 19.7 2.2 34.9 3.0
1999 18.5 1.2 4.0# 1.0 19.5 2.0 32.6 3.0
1998 16.0 1.5 1.7# 0.7 13.1# 2.4 34.3 3.2
1997 15.3 1.6 3.5# 1.2 15.2 2.3 27.3 4.1
1996 16.4 1.8 2.3# 0.9 19.7 3.1 25.9 3.7
1995 15.3 2.0 0.4# 0.3 19.0 3.1 29.9# 5.8
1994 14.5 2.1 0.7# 0.3 9.0# 1.8 34.4 5.4
1993 16.2 2.1 0.8# 0.5 16.6 2.4 29.3 4.5
1992 12.9 1.6 1.7# 1.2 9.5# 1.8 29.8 3.2
1991 16.7 1.6 2.0# 0.8 14.9# 2.7 31.5 3.6
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 21.9# 4.5 6.5# 5.0 27.7# 9.2 37.1# 9.4
2002 20.2# 4.1 1.6# 1.2 13.5# 5.8 57.9 7.7
2001 28.2# 7.6 3.9# 4.5 42.0# 11.6 36.2# 8.8
2000 12.3# 3.9 0.0# >0 12.7# 5.7 35.0# 14.0
1999 25.0# 5.2 2.1# 2.0 34.9# 10.5 40.3# 11.1
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 11.6# 2.1 0.2# 0.2 4.5# 1.9 27.2# 4.9
2002 11.1# 2.0 1.1# 0.8 3.0# 1.2 31.1 5.3
2001 12.2# 2.3 0.2# 0.2 8.4# 3.0 31.8# 6.0
2000 11.0# 2.0 1.8# 1.0 9.6# 2.3 22.2# 5.8
1999 8.8# 2.2 0.5# 0.4 8.6# 2.9 17.5# 6.0
More than one race
2003 18.0# 4.9 3.6# 1.9 27.8# 11.8 29.6# 6.7
2002 22.4 3.4 0.5# 0.4 18.6# 5.8 55.7 8.8
2001 20.5# 3.8 4.9# 2.9 13.9# 4.8 53.3# 9.8
2000 18.1# 4.1 0.0 0.0 11.6# 5.1 40.8# 8.7
1999 17.7# 3.6 1.1# 0.9 15.3# 5.6 34.7# 8.7
Female
All races
2003 16.1 0.5 3.5 0.4 15.7 0.7 29.0 1.0
2002 16.6 0.4 3.4 0.3 16.8 0.8 29.8 1.0
2001 15.5 0.4 3.0 0.3 15.8 0.7 27.5 1.0
2000 15.6 0.5 3.5 0.3 15.0 0.6 27.8 1.0
1999 14.7 0.4 2.3 0.2 13.9 0.6 26.9 0.9
1998 11.7 1.3 2.4# 0.6 10.9 1.3 21.7 2.9
1997 9.9 0.7 1.5# 0.3 11.8 0.9 16.7 1.8
1996 9.5 0.8 1.5# 0.4 9.5 1.2 18.5 1.8
1995 10.2 0.9 3.2# 0.8 9.4 1.1 18.9 2.1
1994 10.3 1.1 2.3# 0.5 8.5 1.2 20.1 2.6
1993 7.8 0.8 0.4# 0.2 7.0 1.1 16.5 1.9
1992 8.3 1.0 0.7# 0.3 7.0 1.1 17.3 2.8
1991 10.7 0.9 1.1# 0.4 8.8 1.1 21.2 2.1
Non-Hispanic White
2003 19.8 0.6 4.0 0.5 20.1 1.0 34.8 1.3
2002 19.9 0.6 3.8 0.5 19.4 1.0 36.0 1.2
2001 18.2 0.5 3.5 0.4 18.6 0.8 31.8 1.2
2000 18.3 0.6 3.7 0.4 17.9 0.8 32.4 1.3
1999 17.3 0.5 2.3 0.3 16.1 0.8 32.4 1.2
1998 14.9 1.9 2.8# 0.9 13.5 1.8 28.1 4.1
1997 12.2 0.9 0.9# 0.4 14.4 1.2 22.0 2.4
1996 11.1 1.0 1.5# 0.5 11.4 1.7 22.8 2.2
1995 11.8 1.1 2.9# 0.9 11.4 1.4 22.5 2.9
1994 13.7 1.4 2.9# 0.8 11.5 1.7 26.1 3.4
1993 9.6 1.2 0.1# 0.1 7.8# 1.5 21.4 2.6
1992 10.4 1.5 0.8# 0.3 8.0# 1.4 22.6 3.6
1991 13.0 1.2 1.3# 0.5 11.1 1.5 25.3 2.8
Non-Hispanic Black
2003 6.4 0.7 2.4# 0.6 3.8# 0.8 13.6 1.9
2002 8.6 0.8 1.9# 0.6 8.8 1.5 16.4 2.0
2001 8.1 0.8 1.6# 0.6 8.3 1.3 14.9 2.0
2000 8.5 0.9 1.6# 0.6 5.9# 1.1 17.8 2.4
1999 8.1 0.9 1.6# 0.6 7.1 1.2 14.7 2.1
1998 4.1# 1.3 0.5# 0.3 4.5# 1.8 7.0# 3.0
1997 3.6# 0.8 1.2# 0.8 4.8# 1.4 4.5# 1.6
1996 5.2 0.9 1.0# 0.7 5.2# 1.5 8.9# 2.0
1995 3.7# 0.8 1.5# 1.0 2.8# 1.2 7.2# 1.9
1994 2.0# 0.4 0.3# 0.3 2.2# 0.9 3.6# 1.1
1993 2.4# 0.8 0.1# 0.1 2.7# 1.5 4.6# 1.9
1992 2.5# 0.6 0.0 0.0 4.1# 1.9 3.4# 1.1
1991 3.5# 0.8 0.1# 0.1 1.9# 0.8 8.0# 1.9
Hispanic
2003 12.8 1.0 2.9# 0.8 12.5 1.5 23.2 2.6
2002 12.7 1.1 3.5# 0.8 15.9 1.9 19.6 2.4
2001 13.0 1.2 2.5# 0.8 13.1 2.0 24.0 2.6
2000 12.7 1.1 4.8# 1.0 13.8 1.7 19.6 2.4
1999 11.4 0.9 2.6# 0.6 12.8 1.7 18.4 2.0
1998 8.4 1.2 2.5# 1.0 8.9# 2.4 14.1 2.3
1997 6.4 0.9 3.6# 1.3 8.0# 1.7 7.8# 2.0
1996 8.5 1.3 2.9# 1.1 7.5# 2.0 14.7# 3.5
1995 8.1# 1.4 4.3# 1.6 7.0# 2.4 13.2# 2.9
1994 5.8# 1.5 2.5# 1.2 3.7# 1.5 10.6# 3.5
1993 5.9# 1.3 2.0# 0.9 6.3# 3.1 9.1# 2.5
1992 5.7# 1.1 1.6# 1.1 6.9# 1.9 9.0# 2.0
1991 5.9# 1.1 1.3# 0.6 5.9# 1.6 10.5# 2.7
Native American/Alaska Native
2003 18.1 3.1 6.4# 2.8 16.7# 6.0 30.2# 8.3
2002 27.5# 5.4 10.2# 5.1 49.2# 13.0 22.5# 8.6
2001 8.9# 2.8 3.4# 2.4 14.9# 5.2 9.7# 6.5
2000 26.9# 7.8 10.4# 8.1 20.4# 8.5 50.1# 15.2
1999 18.0# 6.3 8.2# 6.2 24.5# 9.6 36.1# 16.6
Asian, Native HI/Other PI
2003 9.9# 1.9 2.0# 2.0 4.9# 2.0 20.2# 4.3
2002 6.6# 1.8 0.2# 0.2 5.2# 2.6 13.5# 3.6
2001 8.8# 2.0 0.2# 0.2 8.4# 3.1 16.1# 4.5
2000 4.9# 1.5 0.0 0.0 4.0# 1.6 11.3# 4.4
1999 4.9# 1.2 2.5# 1.5 4.1# 1.6 7.9# 2.7
More than one race
2003 13.8# 2.6 3.2# 1.3 12.6# 4.4 30.8# 7.1
2002 18.7# 4.0 5.5# 4.0 16.7# 5.8 40.8# 8.7
2001 12.5# 2.9 2.3# 2.0 8.9# 3.4 24.6# 6.7
2000 12.5# 3.4 6.9# 2.8 18.5# 8.3 15.2# 5.7
1999 15.9# 3.2 3.7# 2.2 14.7# 4.6 31.9# 7.8

# Estimates are unreliable due to relative standard errors > 17.5%.
>0 Value too small to display
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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