Alcohol Use Among High School Students -- Georgia, 2007

August 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/21/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 32, p885
The article presents a discussion of alcohol consumption statistics among high school students in Georgia as reported in the 2007 Georgia Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The survey indicates that 38% of Georgia high school students are alcohol consumers and that 19% admitted they engaged in binge drinking. It includes information on the type of liquor consumed and how students accessed alcohol. Intervention strategies to control underage drinking in Georgia are also discussed.


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