U.S. students driving a car after drinking alcohol by gender and ethnicity 2017

Percentage of students who drove a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and ethnicity*

U.S. students driving a car after drinking alcohol by gender and ethnicity 2017 This statistic shows the share of American students in grades 9 to 12 who stated that they had driven a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and grade. The survey covers only instances which had taken place on one or more occasions during the 30 days before the survey was conducted. Over four percent of non-Hispanic black males stated they had been driving a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol.
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Percentage of students who drove a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and ethnicity*

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FemaleMaleTotal
White (non-Hispanic)3.8%6.3%5%
Black (non-Hispanic)4.2%4.1%4.1%
Hispanic5.4%8.5%7%
Total4.1%6.8%5.5%
FemaleMaleTotal
White (non-Hispanic)3.8%6.3%5%
Black (non-Hispanic)4.2%4.1%4.1%
Hispanic5.4%8.5%7%
Total4.1%6.8%5.5%
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This statistic shows the share of American students in grades 9 to 12 who stated that they had driven a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and grade. The survey covers only instances which had taken place on one or more occasions during the 30 days before the survey was conducted. Over four percent of non-Hispanic black males stated they had been driving a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol.
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