30-Day Alcohol Use and Binge Drinking by Race / Ethnicity

Examining 30-day alcohol use from the 2017-2018 MIPHY by race/ethnicity reveals that African American youth in Kent County reported lower 30-day use of alcohol (4.0%) when compared to their Caucasian (11.9%) and Hispanic/Latino counterparts (11.8%).

Caucasian (6.4%) and Hispanic/Latino (6.6%) youth were also more likely to report binge drinking in the past 30 days than African American youth (1.1%).