State Data on Alcohol Use, Dependence, and Treatment

2005-2006:  State Estimates of Substance Use (full report)     Chapter 3: Alcohol Use

bulletAlcohol use and related topics by State

bulletAlcohol treatment data by State

bulletYouth alcohol data by State

bulletShort reports on drinking

bulletSubstance Abuse Treatment Admissions by State  - - admissions level data  (from 1992 to most recent year submitted by each State)

bulletAlcohol Treatment Gap:  State Estimates of Persons Needing But Not Receiving Alcohol Treatment, 2002

 

    

Short Reports on Drinking by State

 

The NSDUH Report:  State Estimates of Underage Drinking

The NSDUH Report:  Graduated Driver Licensing and Drinking Among Young Drivers

  

Click here to go to the top of this page.

Alcohol Data by State

 

2005-2006:  State Estimates of Substance Use (full report)    

2004-2005:  State Estimates of Substance Use from the 2004-2005 National Surveys on Drug Use & Health

3.1. Alcohol
3.2. Binge Alcohol
3.3. Perceptions of Risk of Binge Alcohol Use
5.1. Alcohol Dependence or Abuse
5.3. Alcohol or Illicit Drug Dependence or Abuse
5.5. Needing But Not Receiving Treatment for Alcohol Problems

2003-2004:  State Estimates of Substance Use from the 2003-2004 National Surveys on Drug Use & Health includes estimates of serious psychological distress

3.1. Alcohol
3.2. Binge Alcohol
3.3. Perceptions of Risk of Binge Alcohol Use
5.1. Alcohol Dependence or Abuse
5.3. Alcohol or Illicit Drug Dependence or Abuse
5.5. Needing But Not Receiving Treatment for Alcohol Problems

The NSDUH Report:  State Estimates of Underage Drinking

2002-2003:  State Estimates of Substance Use from the 2002-2003 National Surveys on Drug Use & Health includes estimates of serious mental illness

3.1. Alcohol
3.2. Binge Alcohol
3.3. Perceptions of Risk of Binge Alcohol Use
5.1. Alcohol Dependence or Abuse
5.3. Alcohol or Illicit Drug Dependence or Abuse
5.5. Needing But Not Receiving Treatment for Alcohol Problems

2002 State Estimates of Alcohol Use

2002 State Estimates of Alcohol Treatment Gap

The NSDUH Report:  Graduated Driver Licensing and Drinking Among Young Drivers

Full Report:  Youth Substance Use: State Estimates From the 1999 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Maps for State Alcohol Data:

Tables for State Alcohol Data:

Past Month Use of Alcohol:

Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use:

Perceptions of Great Risk:

Age of First Use:

Table C.12:   Average Age at First Use for Cigarettes, Alcohol, and Marijuana Among Persons Reporting Initiation at Age 25 or Younger in 1995 to 1997

Sequence Patterns of Substance Use:

Average Age at First Alcohol Use:

Alcohol-Related Variables (Not by State):

Table F.63:   Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Alcohol During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure):  Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

Table F.71:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Think Their Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Their Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youth Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day: 1999 and 2000

Table F.77:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone Their Own Age Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverage: 1999 and 2000

Table F.78:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Talked with at Least One of Their Parents in the Past Year About the Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Whether They Talked with Their Parents About the Dangers of Drug Use: 1999 and 2000

Table F.79:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Seen or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages From Sources Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Whether They Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages From Sources Outside School: 1999 and 2000

  

Click here to go to the top of this page.

Alcohol Treatment Data by State

 

Treatment Data Episode Set (TEDS): 1992-2002 

Treatment Data Episode Set (TEDS) 1992-2001

 

Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) 1992-2000: National Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment Services   (HTML format)

Alcohol accounted for nearly half (45 percent) of all TEDS admissions in 2000, down from 59 percent in 1992. However, 43 percent of primary alcohol admissions reported secondary drug abuse as well.

Alcohol admission rates generally were highest in the Pacific Northwest, North Central, and Northeast. For the United States as a whole, alcohol admission rates declined by 28 percent between 1992 and 2000, from 443 per 100,000 population aged 12 and over to 320 per 100,000. This rate of decline was equaled or exceeded in 15 States.

Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) 1994-1999: National Admissions to Substance Abuse Treatment Services (PDF format)

In 1999, alcohol accounted for nearly half (47 percent) of all TEDS admissions, down from 53 percent in 1999.  However, 43 percent of primary alcohol admissions reported secondary drug abuse as well.  Alcohol admission rates generally were highest in the Pacific Northwest, North Central, and Northeast.  The rate for the United States as a whole declined by 19 percent between 1994 and 1999, from 418 per 100,000 aged 12 and over to 337.  This rate of decline was equaled or exceeded in 16 States.  See "Trends in the Co-Abuse of Alcohol and Drugs" in Chapter 2 and "Characteristics of Admissions for Alcohol Only and Alcohol with Secondary Drug Abuse" in Chapter 3 of the report.

Click here to go to the top of this page.

Youth Alcohol Data by State

The NSDUH Report:  State Estimates of Underage Drinking

National Alcohol-Related Variables for Youth (in  Youth Substance Use: State Estimates From the 1999 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse)

Table F.63:   Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Alcohol During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure):  Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

Table F.71:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Think Their Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Their Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youth Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day: 1999 and 2000

Table F.77:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone Their Own Age Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverage: 1999 and 2000

Table F.78:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Talked with at Least One of Their Parents in the Past Year About the Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Whether They Talked with Their Parents About the Dangers of Drug Use: 1999 and 2000

Table F.79:   Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Seen or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages From Sources Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Whether They Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages From Sources Outside School: 1999 and 2000

This page was last updated on December 30, 2008.