ERIC Number: ED485855
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug-26
Binge Alcohol Use among Persons Aged 12 to 20: 2002 and 2003 Update. The NSDUH Report
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Research has shown that persons who engage in binge alcohol use as teenagers are at increased risk for binge drinking as young adults. Binge Alcohol Use among Persons Aged 12 to 20: 2002 and 2003 Update asks respondents aged 12 or older to report their frequency and quantity of alcohol use during the month before the survey. NSDUH defines binge alcohol use as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. All findings presented in this report are annual averages based on combined 2002 and 2003 NSDUH data. Contains 5 figures illustrating statistical information.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Research Triangle Inst., Durham, NC.; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Applied Studies.