Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
26.6 percent (2018)

Target:
25.4 percent

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
26.6 percent of persons aged 21 years and over reported binge drinking in the past 30 days in 2018

Reduce the proportion of persons aged 21 years and over engaging in binge drinking of alcoholic beverages during the past 30 days

Target-Setting Method
Projection

Summary

Binge drinking can lead to motor vehicle crashes, violence, and death. Strategies to reduce binge drinking include raising alcohol prices, restricting alcohol advertising and sales, screening, and brief intervention programs.