Data for Percentage of High School Students Who Had Alcohol on One or More of the Past 30 Days North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2009
Data NotesThe YRBS survey is only administered every other year; therefore, results are not available on an annual basis. The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.
Data SourcesN.C. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, N.C. Department of Public Instruction
DefinitionHigh school alcohol use percentages are based on students' self-reported survey responses to the question: How many times in the past 30 days have you had at least one drink of alcohol? The values reported represent the percentage of students that indicated that they had one or more alcoholic beverages in the past 30 days.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2012