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Reduce the proportion of adolescents who report that they rode, during the previous 30 days, with a driver who had been drinking alcohol.

Target: 30 percent.

Baseline: 33 percent of students in grades 9 through 12 reported riding during the previous 30 days with a driver who had been drinking alcohol in 1999.

Target setting method: Better than the best.

Data source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC, NCCDPHP.

Students in Grades 9 Through 12, 1999

Rode With Drinking Driver During
Previous 30 Days

Percent

TOTAL

33

Race and ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native

DSU

Asian or Pacific Islander

DSU

Asian

DSU

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander

DSU

Black or African American

34

White

33

 

Hispanic or Latino

40

Not Hispanic or Latino

32

Black or African American

34

White

32

Gender

Female

32

Male

34

Family income level

Poor

DNC

Near poor

DNC

Middle/high income

DNC

DNA = Data have not been analyzed. DNC = Data are not collected. DSU = Data are statistically unreliable.