This report focuses on alcohol consumption by persons aged 12 to 20, who are under the legal drinking age. It examines trends in drinking from 2002 to 2006 among underage persons, variations in underage alcohol use and disorders among demographic and geographic subgroups, and information about the social context and location of underage drinking. The discussion is based on measures of alcohol use in the past month, past year, and lifetime included in NSDUH, as well as questions that allow for the classification of past year dependence on or abuse of alcohol.
Date Added: 07/15/08
Inventory #: SMA08-4333