GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

College Student Binge Drinking Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"College students between the ages of 18 and 22 are more likely to engage in binge drinking than their non-college peers."

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"1 in 4 college students report academic consequences caused by binge drinking, including missing class or performing poorly on exams."

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"About 696,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 are assaulted annually by another student who has been drinking."

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"20% of college students meet the criteria for an Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)."

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"Each year, 97,000 college students fall victim to alcohol-related sexual assault or date rape."

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"1,825 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die each year from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including motor vehicle accidents."

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"2.7 million college students between the ages of 18 and 24 binge drink three or more times per week."

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"College students consume about 4.0 drinks per binging session, with 70% of binge drinking episodes involving four to six drinks."

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"Among college students, nearly 8% reported drinking and driving in the past 30 days."

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"College students who binge drink are more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors."

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"On average, binge drinkers consume 5.5 drinks per session, and they engage in binge drinking about 5.1 times per month."

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"29% of college students report engaging in heavy episodic drinking (five or more drinks in a row at least once in the past two weeks)."

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"80% of college athletes report alcohol use, with 54% reporting binge drinking."

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"Around 35% of college students living off-campus engage in binge drinking compared to 22% of students living on-campus."

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"Approximately 42% of college students living in residence halls engage in high-risk drinking behaviors."

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