Sections

ALCOHOL / Public opinion

As important problem

  • Teenagers' attitudes toward the most important problem facing people their age, United States selected years 1999-2004

Availability

  • Eighth and tenth graders' perceptions of availability of drugs, by type of drug, United States 1992, 1995, and 2000-2003

Disapproval of use

  • High school seniors disapproving of drug use, alcohol use, and cigarette smoking, by type of drug and frequency of use, United States 1980, 1990, and 1993-2003
  • Eighth and tenth graders disapproving of drug use, alcohol use, and cigarette smoking, by type of drug and frequency of use, United States 1991, 1995, and 2000-2003

Drinking age

  • Attitudes toward laws relating to the legal drinking age and underage drinking, by sex and age, United States 2007
    • Table 2.0014.2007 -- PDF -- CSV

Harmfulness

  • Teenagers' perceptions of the harmfulness of alcohol and drug use, United States 2002 and 2003
  • Eighth and tenth graders' perceptions of the harmfulness of drug use, alcohol use, and cigarette smoking, by type of drug and frequency of use, United States 1991, 1995, and 2000-2003
  • Young adults' perceptions of the harmfulness of drug use, alcohol use, and cigarette smoking, by type of drug, frequency of use, and age group, United States 1991-2003
  • Respondents' perceptions of the harmfulness of selected drug use behaviors, by age group, United States 2002 and 2003

Penalties for underage drinking

  • Attitudes toward laws relating to the legal drinking age and underage drinking, by sex and age, United States 2007
    • Table 2.0014.2007 -- PDF -- CSV

Students

  • Eighth and tenth graders' perceptions of the harmfulness of drug use, alcohol use, and cigarette smoking, by type of drug and frequency of use, United States 1991, 1995, and 2000-2003
  • Eighth and tenth graders' perceptions of availability of drugs, by type of drug, United States 1992, 1995, and 2000-2003
  • Eighth and tenth graders disapproving of drug use, alcohol use, and cigarette smoking, by type of drug and frequency of use, United States 1991, 1995, and 2000-2003

Teenagers' perceptions of those who use

  • Teenagers' perceptions of someone their age smoking, getting drunk, and using drugs, United States 2004