Leading ten U.S. states with high school students who drove a car or vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol in 2017*
Top US states by high school students who drank alcohol and drove 2017
This statistic represents the leading ten U.S. states in which high school students drove a car or vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol, as of 2017. The leading state was Arkansas, where 10.7 percent of high school students drove a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol.
Leading ten U.S. states with high school students who drove a car or vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol in 2017*
Percentage of high school students
Arkansas10.7%
Louisiana10%
Montana7.6%
South Carolina7.5%
Vermont7.3%
Texas7.1%
Iowa6.5%
New Mexico6.5%
North Dakota6.5%
Kansas6.4%
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Source

Release date

June 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 2016 to December 2017

Number of respondents

14,956 respondents

Special properties

9-12 graders at regular public and private schools

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* On one or more occasions during the 30 days before the survey. Among the 61.4% of students nationwide who had driven a car or other vehicle during the 30 days before the survey.

Top US states by high school students who drank alcohol and drove 2017
This statistic represents the leading ten U.S. states in which high school students drove a car or vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol, as of 2017. The leading state was Arkansas, where 10.7 percent of high school students drove a car or other vehicle when they had been drinking alcohol.
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