Health Statistics > Alcohol consumption > Binge drinkers (most recent) by state

DEFINITION: Adults having five or more drinks on one occasion. Percent of respondents who answered yes.

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Rank   States  Amount 
# 1     Wisconsin: 21.8% 
# 2     North Dakota: 20.4% 
# 3     Minnesota: 19.8% 
# 4     Iowa: 18.9% 
# 5     Rhode Island: 18.2% 
# 6     Nevada: 18% 
= 7     Pennsylvania: 17.6% 
= 7     Nebraska: 17.6% 
# 9     Illinois: 17.5% 
# 10     Delaware: 17.4% 
# 11     Colorado: 17.2% 
# 12     Montana: 17% 
= 13     South Dakota: 16.9% 
= 13     Ohio: 16.9% 
= 13     Massachusetts: 16.9% 
# 16     District of Columbia: 16.6% 
# 17     Alaska: 16.3% 
# 18     Missouri: 16.2% 
= 19     Michigan: 16.1% 
= 19     Wyoming: 16.1% 
= 19     Vermont: 16.1% 
# 22     New Hampshire: 16% 
# 23     Texas: 15.6% 
# 24     Arizona: 15.5% 
# 25     New York: 15.2% 
# 26     Maine: 14.9% 
# 27     Connecticut: 14.8% 
# 28     California: 14.7% 
= 29     New Jersey: 14.4% 
= 29     Indiana: 14.4% 
= 31     Louisiana: 14.2% 
= 31     Washington: 14.2% 
# 33     Virginia: 13.7% 
# 34     US Virgin Islands: 13.6% 
# 35     South Carolina: 13.5% 
# 36     Oregon: 13.1% 
= 37     New Mexico: 13% 
= 37     Oklahoma: 13% 
= 39     Maryland: 12.8% 
= 39     Kansas: 12.8% 
# 41     Alabama: 12.7% 
# 42     Idaho: 12.6% 
# 43     Florida: 12.4% 
# 44     Puerto Rico: 12.2% 
# 45     Georgia: 12.1% 
# 46     Arkansas: 11.2% 
# 47     Mississippi: 10.4% 
# 48     West Virginia: 9.7% 
# 49     Kentucky: 9.6% 
# 50     North Carolina: 9.5% 
# 51     Utah: 9.2% 
# 52     Tennessee: 8.2% 
Weighted average: 14.8%  

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Data. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004. via StateMaster

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"Alcohol consumption > Binge drinkers by state", Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Data. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004.. Retrieved from http://www.StateMaster.com/red/graph/hea_alc_con_bin_dri-health-alcohol-consumption-binge-drinkers&b_printable=1

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