High school students engaging in binge drinking in New Mexico

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Definitions: The percentage of New Mexico high school students, grades 9-12, who engage in binge drinking, statewide and by county.
For boys (ages 12-17), binge drinking is defined as having five or more drinks on at least one occasion in the last 30 days; for girls (ages 12-17), binge drinking is defined as having four or more drinks on at least one occasion in the last 30 days. Prior to 2016, the definition of binge drinking was the same for both boys and girls (ages 12-17).

Data Source: New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency survey (YRRS), 2017.
Data is available for odd-numbered years only.

 


Footnotes: Certain county-level data were not available (NA).

Updated March 2019.