Sociodemographic Differences in Binge Drinking Among Adults -- 14 States, 2004

Cremeens, J. L.; Nelson, D.; Naimi, T. S.; Brewer, R. D.; Peaeson, W. S.; Chavez, P. R.
April 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/3/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p301
The article provides information on a report which summarizes the results of an analysis of data by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on binge drinking prevalence, frequency, and intensity. It was found that the prevalence of binge drinking was more common among men, persons aged 18-24 years and 25-34 years, whites, and persons with household incomes of about $50,000. The findings of the report suggest the need to assess the frequency and intensity of binge drinking in general.


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