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College Student Alcohol Drinking Statistics

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Percent of people in America who drink alcohol67 %
Percent of college graduates who drink alcohol71 %
Percent of high school graduates who drink alcohol58 %
Percent of college students who binge drink44 %
Percent of college students that said "drinking to get drunk" is an important reason for drinking48 %
Percent of all alcohol that college students reported drinking that was consumed by binge drinkers91 %
Percent more likely that a college student who frequently binge drinks will miss classes21 %
Number of college students annually who die from alcohol-related unintentional injuries1,700
Percent of college students who reported driving after consuming 5 or more drinks23 %
Number of students annually who are assaulted by someone who has been drinking696,000
Percent of college students that met the criteria for alcohol abuse of dependency19 %
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Sources: NESARC, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Gallup
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 14, 2016

College Student Alcohol Drinking Statistics

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