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Teendrinkingpartying

  1. 1. Teenage Drinking and Partying Ashley Weaver
  2. 2. Why teenage drinking? <ul><li>Teenage drinking is common among teenagers. Majority of high school students drink or at least know someone who does consume alcohol who is under the age of 21 </li></ul><ul><li>Parties are a common location for drinking </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol is easy to obtain </li></ul>
  3. 3. Connection to Twisted <ul><li>Tyler attends a party, where alcohol is served. </li></ul><ul><li>The people at the party who are drinking are under the age of 21. </li></ul><ul><li>His father, even though is not a teenager, drinks almost every night. </li></ul>
  4. 4. National Statistics <ul><li>28.2% of people 12-20 reported drinking in the last month </li></ul><ul><li>75% of students have consumed alcohol by the end of high school </li></ul><ul><li>85.6% of people ages 12-17 report to strongly disapprove of teenage drinking everyday. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006 more than 19% of people ages 16-20 who died because of car accidents have been drinking alcohol </li></ul>
  5. 5. Survey Results <ul><li>63.6% of the survey participants think that the average teenager drinks often (once a week) </li></ul><ul><li>36.4% think that the average teenager drinks occasionally (once a month) or every now and then (only special occasions) </li></ul><ul><li>Compared to the average teenager 81.8% drink less, 9.1% drink about the same, and 9.1% don’t drink at all </li></ul><ul><li>54.5% have attended a high school party while 45.5% have not </li></ul>
  6. 6. Survey Results <ul><li>72.7% of the participants hear about parties taking place weekly, while 18.2% hear about them monthly, and 9.1% only hear about them on special occasions </li></ul><ul><li>100% of the participants know someone who is under the age of 21 who drinks </li></ul><ul><li>18.2% said all of their friends drink, 18.2% said that over half of their friends drink, 18.2% said that half of their friends drink and only 45.5% said that about a quarter of their friends drink </li></ul>
  7. 7. Survey results <ul><li>Why do people drink alcohol?  </li></ul><ul><li>Depression 54.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Boredom (to pass time) 54.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone else is doing it 81.8% </li></ul><ul><li>To entertain yourself 54.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Just to try it 45.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Just because (no reason why) 81.8% </li></ul><ul><li>After drinking, have you ever driven whileintoxicated? Or been in a car while someone else was driving while they wereintoxicated?   </li></ul><ul><li>Yes 36.4% </li></ul><ul><li>No 63.6% </li></ul>
  8. 8. Works cited <ul><li>“ Statistics.” SADD Stattistics. April 6 2009. http://www.sadd.org/stats.htm#underage </li></ul><ul><li>“ Drug Facts.” Alcohol Facts (Booze) / Drug Facts / Above the influence. April 6 2009. http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/facts/drugs-alcohol.aspx?id = search_properAlcohol </li></ul>

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