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What is the rate of incidence for binge drinking?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

According to a national survey, just over 19 percent of 12- to 20-year-olds engage in binge drinking. This rate showed a steady increase throughout the 1990s, from 12.1 percent to 19.1 percent. Rates for other age groups were not part of the survey data.

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