Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder among Adolescents (Living with a Father), by the Father’s Level of
Alcohol Use in the Past Year: 2002 to 2007

  Adolescent Outcomes
  Past-Year Alcohol Use Past-Month Binge Alcohol Use* Past-Year Alcohol Use Disorder
Father Did Not Use Alcohol 21.1% 5.7% 3.0%
Father Used Alcohol, But Did Not Have an Alcohol Use Disorder 33.2% 9.2% 4.4%
Father Had an Alcohol Use Disorder 38.8% 13.1% 10.3%

*Binge alcohol use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple
of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.

Source: 2002 to 2007 SAMHSA National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs).

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