Percentage of students who rode with a driver who had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and grade*
U.S. students riding with driver who had been drinking by gender and grade 2017
This statistic shows the share of American students in grades 9 to 12 who stated that they rode in a car or a vehicle with a driver who had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and grade. The survey covers only instances which had taken place on one or more occasions during the 30 days before the survey was conducted. Some 16 percent of male tenth graders stated they had been passengers in a car with an intoxicated driver during that period of time at least once.
Percentage of students who rode with a driver who had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and grade*
FemaleMaleTotal
Grade 917.8%16%16.9%
Grade 1018.2%16.2%17.2%
Grade 1116.3%14.3%15.4%
Grade 1215.8%16.1%16%
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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.

U.S. students riding with driver who had been drinking by gender and grade 2017
This statistic shows the share of American students in grades 9 to 12 who stated that they rode in a car or a vehicle with a driver who had been drinking alcohol in 2017, by gender and grade. The survey covers only instances which had taken place on one or more occasions during the 30 days before the survey was conducted. Some 16 percent of male tenth graders stated they had been passengers in a car with an intoxicated driver during that period of time at least once.
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