U.S. teenagers who drank alcohol 2015-2017, by gender and sexual orientation

This statistic shows the percentage of high school students in the U.S. who had drunk alcohol in their lifetime between 2015 and 2017, by gender and sexual orientation. It was found that around 78 percent of bisexual females and 67 percent of bisexual males had drunk alcohol.

Percentage of high school students in the U.S. who had drunk alcohol in their lifetime in 2015-2017, by gender and sexual orientation

FemalesMales
Heterosexual63.8%60.2%
Lesbian/Gay68.1%64.2%
Bisexual78.1%66.5%
Not sure54.9%55.1%
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Release date

November 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015 to 2017

Number of respondents

30,389 respondents

Special properties

Students in grades 9 to 12

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