TABLE 2-2aWeapons and Violence According to Frequency of Drinking 5+ Drinks on an Occasion in the Past 30 Days

Never DrankDrank Not 5+123-56+
N =7,2282,1871,248840845891
Carry Weapon10%18%22%26%28%44%
Carry Gun3%4%8%8%11%22%
Weapon at School3%6%9%10%13%20%
In a Fight Past Year23%35%43%46%52%62%
Injured in a Fight Past Year2%4%7%6%7%13%

From: 2, Social, Health, and Economic Consequences of Underage Drinking

Cover of Reducing Underage Drinking
Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility.
National Research Council (US) and Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Developing a Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Underage Drinking; Bonnie RJ, O'Connell ME, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2004.
Copyright © 2004, National Academy of Sciences.

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