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Facts and Statistics

  • More than 1,800 students die every year from alcohol-related causes. An additional 600,000 are injured while drunk and nearly 100,000 become victims of alcohol-influenced sexual assaults.
  • 1 in 4 say their academic performance has suffered from drinking. (The Chronicle, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
  • Alcohol has been tried by 28 percent of eighth graders, 52 percent of 10th graders, 68 percent of 12th graders, 78 percent of college students, and 86 percent of young adults (19 to 28 years old).
  • About 11 percent of college students report that they have damaged property while under the influence of alcohol.
  • 1 in 13 drivers is drunk every weekday night from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • 1 in 7 drivers is drunk between 1 and 6 a.m. on weekend mornings.
  • The average student spends an estimated $900 on alcohol per year.
by kempenk — last modified May 08, 2015 08:04 AM