Binge drinking in past month 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.


Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) for 2017-2019 Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
**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.
Most recent Alaska YRBS results

Footnotes: Updated July 2022