Binge drinking in past month among high school students (2007-2015) in Alaska

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Definitions: Before 2017, binge drinking was defined as the percentage of students who had five or more drinks of alcohol in a row within a couple of hours, during the past 30 days. In 2017, the definition was modified for female students: Click here for most recent indicator
Statewide prevalence of binge drinking in the past month among Alaska traditional high school students. This includes students in public traditional high schools with enrollments of at least 10 students (excluding boarding, correspondence, home study, alternative, and correctional schools). The statewide traditional high school results are weighted by grade, sex, and race/ethnicity.
Regional prevalence of binge drinking in the past month among high school students. This includes students in public traditional, alternative, and correctional high schools (excluding boarding, correspondence, and home study schools).  Local results from participating school districts may contain both weighted and unweighted data.

Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) for 2007-2015  Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Most recent Alaska YRBS results

Footnotes: Updated June 2022.