Binge drinking among high school students by gender in Alaska

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Definitions: Beginning in 2017, the definition was binge drinking was modified to four or more drinks of alcohol in a row for female students OR five or more drinks of alcohol in a row for male students, within a couple of hours on at least one day during the past 30 days..  

We currently report district-level results for participating districts in years when the sample size requirements are met and results can be weighted. For questions about school districts not included here, please check most recent Alaska YRBS results.

Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) for 2017-2019 Alaska Department of Health
**The 2021 Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey was canceled due to the unprecedented challenges Alaska school districts and schools are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next Alaska YRBS is scheduled for the 2022-2023 school year.

Footnotes: NA: Not Available; S: Suppressed data   
Updated December 2022