Alcohol and Other Drugs
Alcohol Data and Reports
Statistics on alcohol use among adults in Minnesota, excessive drinking, youth alcohol use, and alcohol-related harms.
This report describes fully alcohol-attributable deaths, which are those that would not occur in the absence of alcohol.
Data and reports from 2017 or earlier.
Research shows that youth who start drinking alcohol before age 15 are more likely to develop alcohol dependence or abuse later in life compared to those who begin drinking at or after age 21 years. This data brief reports on alcohol use reported by youth in the 2019 Minnesota Student Survey.
Select protective factors, such as positive adult role models and youth activities, can affect students' behavior in regards to drinking alcohol. This fact sheet highlights key data regarding protective factorsin youth drinking.
In Minnesota, students' perception of peers' drinking behaviors affects their own drinking behaviors. This fact sheet outlines key data on youth drinking and the influence of peers.