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  • Teen Drinking
  • Our Survey Results
    • Ten out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West are able to stop drinking after a certain number of drinks.
    • 32.6% of students had had five or more drinks of alcohol on at least one occasion.
    • Seventeen out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West don’t need a drink to get them motivated.
    • Six out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West either blackout or forget what happened the night they were out drinking.
    • Three out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West have been involved with fights while being drunk or high.
    • Eleven out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West have said or done something they later regretted.
    • Four out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West have drove drunk or high before.
    • Eight young people a day die in alcohol-related crashes.
    • Seventeen out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West haven’t been in trouble with the police or school authorities because of drinking.
    • 60% of all problems with the police(such as injuries, vandalism, etc.).
    • Ten out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West consider themselves not normal drinkers.
    • Thirty percent of twelfth graders engage in binge drinking at least once every two weeks.
    • Three out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West think about getting drunk or high a lot.
    • Two out of eighteen kids surveyed at West Seneca West feel guilty or self-conscious about drinking.
  • Factual Information
    • Compared to teens who have not seen their parent or parents drunk, those who have are twice as likely to get drunk in a typical month, and three times more likely to use marijuana.
    • Teens who believe their father is okay with their drinking are two and a half times likelier to get drunk in a month.
    • Two thirds of teens who drink at least once a month get drunk at least once a month.
    • Teens who get drunk at least once a month are 18 times more likely to use marijuana and more likely to associate with teens who abuse other illegal drugs.
    • More than one third of teens (8.7 million) can get prescription drugs to get high within a day
    • nearly one in five teens (4.7 million) can get them within an hour.
  • Work Cited
    • Clark, Charles. “Underage Drinking.” CQ Researcher . 13 Mar 1992. CQ Press. 07 Jan 2010. < http://library2cqpress.com >.
    • Boesveld, Sarah. “Fewer Teens Drinking, but 1 in 4 Now Bingeing” 19 Nov 2009. SIRS Researcher . SIRS Knowledge Source. 05 Jan 2010. < http://sks.sirs.com> .