Students consuming alcohol is a problem in Region 1. There may be many factors contributing to this including cultural norms and a reluctance to enforce laws concerning adolescents.
Over 6 in 10 of regional teens report using alcohol at least once.
Have used in past 30 days
Have close friends who drink
6.5% of regional teens report driving while drunk at least once in the past year.
11.7% of regional 12th grade students report driving while drunk at least once in the past year.
14.9% of regional students report drinking 5 or more drinks in a row during a 2 hour period over the past 30 days.
26.7% of regional 12th grade students report binge drinking at least once over the past 30 days.
4% of regional adolescents report attending school while drunk on alcohol at least 1 day this past year.
6.4% of regional 11th grade students report being drunk at school at least 1 day this year.