ALCOHOL USE IN THE UNITED STATES

Alcohol Consumption By State
Alcohol Consumption by State. Image from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

From the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:
Alcohol Use in the United States
Prevalence of Drinking:
In 2013, 86.8 percent of people ages 18 and older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime; 70.7 percent reported that they drank in the past year; 56.4 percent reported that they drank in the past month.

Prevalence of Binge Drinking and Heavy Drinking: In 2013, 24.6 people ages 18 or older reported that they engaged in binge drinking in the past month; 6.8 percent reported that they engaged in heavy drinking in the past month.

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