Number of college students who report drinking five or more alcoholic beverages in a row during the 2 weeks prior to the survey
Number of college students
From the 2008 Monitoring the Future Survey:
Think back over the LAST TWO WEEKS. How many times have you had five or more drinks in a row? (A "drink" is a glass of wine, a bottle of beer, a wine cooler, a shot glass of liquor, or a mixed drink.)
- Three to five times
- Six to nine times
- Ten or more times
Data are based on students in attendance on the day of the survey administration. A description of MTF was published by NIDA.
Johnston, L. D., O'Malley, P. M., Bachman, J. G., & Schulenberg, J. E. . Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2008. Volume II: College students and adults ages 19-50. NIH Publication No. 09-7403. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse. 2009.
Klein, R.J.; Proctor, S.E.; Boudreault, M.A.; Turczyn, K.M. Healthy People 2010 Criteria for Data Suppression. Statistical Notes No. 24. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2002.
Questions Used To Obtain the National Baseline Data
Alcohol excise taxes affect the price of alcohol, and are intended to reduce alcohol-related harms, raise revenue, or both.
Limiting the hours when alcohol can be sold is intended to prevent excessive alcohol consumption and related harms by regulating access to alcohol.
Limiting the days when alcohol can be sold is intended to prevent excessive alcohol consumption and related harms by regulating access to alcohol.
Alcohol outlet density regulation is defined as applying regulatory authority to reduce alcoholic beverage outlet density or to limit the increase of alcoholic beverage outlet density.