U.S. students who participated in binge drinking, by gender and ethnicity

Percentage of high school students who participated in binge drinking in 2011, by gender and ethnicity

U.S. students who participated in binge drinking, by gender and ethnicity This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they have participated in binge drinking as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity. During the survey, about 15.5 percent of male student respondents with a white, non-Hispanic background stated they have had five or more drinks of alcohol in a row within a couple of hours at least once during the 30 days before the survey.
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Percentage of high school students who participated in binge drinking in 2011, by gender and ethnicity

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All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female14.1%15.9%6.8%16%
Male12.8%15.5%4.1%12%
Total13.5%15.7%5.6%14%
All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female14.1%15.9%6.8%16%
Male12.8%15.5%4.1%12%
Total13.5%15.7%5.6%14%
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This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they have participated in binge drinking as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity. During the survey, about 15.5 percent of male student respondents with a white, non-Hispanic background stated they have had five or more drinks of alcohol in a row within a couple of hours at least once during the 30 days before the survey.
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