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Binge drinking among high school students by gender in Alaska

Binge drinking among high school students by gender

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



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 20172019 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 20222023 school year.


NA: Not Available; S: Suppressed data  

Last Updated

December 2022