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Iowa Youth Survey: Suicide Risk and E-Cigarette Use Climbing; Alcohol Use Declines (3/5/19)

Iowa Youth Survey: Suicide Risk and E-Cigarette Use Climbing; Alcohol Use Declines (3/5/19)

The Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) 2018 Iowa Youth Survey (IYS) shows in general, underage drinking continues to decline. Alcohol use among Iowa 11th graders was down from 26.4 percent in 2012 to 20.4 percent in 2018. Binge drinking fell from 19.2 percent in 2012 to 12.0 percent in 2018. An exception to the overall decline came among eighth graders, who reported a significant increase in drinking from 2016 to 2018, from 5.4 percent in 2016 to 7.3 percent in 2018 - a level not seen since 2012.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019/Author: Anonym/Number of views (5545)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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