Patrick, Schulenberg et al. find trends in frequent binge drinking among teens vary by race, sex, SES
"Fewer U.S. Teens Are Boozing It Up" - Health Day. 5/22/2017.
Using data from the Monitoring the Future study, Megan Patrick, John Schulenberg and colleagues found that the proportion of teens who frequently binge drink has declined over the period 1991 to 2015. However, that decline has been slower among black, female, and poor youth than among their counterparts.
Additional Media Coverage:
"Black youth, teen girls, see slower decline in frequent binge drinking " - U-M News. 5/22/2017.
"Binge drinking less common among teens today" - Reuters. 5/22/2017.