Thursday, September 10, 2009

Florida Teenage Girls Surpass Boys in Recent Alcohol Use

In Florida, females ages 11 to 18 were more likely than males to report past 30-day alcohol use (30.6% vs. 29%) and lifetime use of alcohol (54.9% vs. 51.5%). Males ages 11 to 18 were more likely to report binge drinking, which is defined as having five or more alcoholic drinks in a row in the past two weeks (15.6% vs. 14%). Source: 2008 Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey.

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