U.S. students who drove intoxicated, by gender/ethnicity 2017

Percentage of students who drove when they had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

U.S. students who drove intoxicated, by gender/ethnicity 2017 This statistic shows the share of American students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they have driven a car when intoxicated on one or more occasions in 2017. The results were sorted by gender and ethnicity. The statistic only covers the occasions which took place 30 days before the survey was conducted. 3.8 percent of female student respondents with a white, non-Hispanic background stated they have been driving a car after they had been drinking alcohol during that time at least once.
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Percentage of students who drove when they had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

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All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female4.1%3.8%4.2%5.4%
Male6.8%6.3%4.1%8.5%
Total5.5%5%4.1%7%
All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female4.1%3.8%4.2%5.4%
Male6.8%6.3%4.1%8.5%
Total5.5%5%4.1%7%
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This statistic shows the share of American students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they have driven a car when intoxicated on one or more occasions in 2017. The results were sorted by gender and ethnicity. The statistic only covers the occasions which took place 30 days before the survey was conducted. 3.8 percent of female student respondents with a white, non-Hispanic background stated they have been driving a car after they had been drinking alcohol during that time at least once.
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