From Scholastic and the Scientists of the National Institute on Drug , National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The following are facts and statistics on substance use in the United States in 2013, the most recent year for NSDUH survey results. Approximately 67,800 people responded to the survey in 2013.
FAQs and Statistics Drinking. During the past month (30 days), 26.4% of persons (ages 12-20) used alcohol, and binge drinking among the same age group was 17.4%.
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