Addressing Excessive Alcohol Use: State Fact Sheets

These state fact sheets from the CDC highlight the public health problem and the status of alcohol policy solutions in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Learn what’s happening in your state and how you can address excessive alcohol use.

PLACES: Local Data for Better Health

PLACES provides community estimates of health measures, including binge drinking, for all counties, places (incorporated and census designated places), census tracts, and ZIP Code Tabulation Areas across the United States.

Chronic Disease Indicators (CDI)

The Chronic Disease Indicators (CDI) are a comprehensive set of national and state public health measures, including several relating to binge and underage drinking, that were developed to improve the quality and availability of surveillance data on chronic diseases and health risk behaviors, and support the development of effective prevention strategies.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) collects state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services.

Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI) Application

The Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI) application provides national and state estimates of alcohol-attributable deaths and years of potential life lost, with options to view each report by sex and age groups.

2021 Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) is a set of surveys that track behaviors that can lead to poor health in students grades 9 through 12. The results help in understanding the factors that contribute to the leading causes of illness, death, and disability among youth and young adults. The 2021 Youth Risk Behavior Survey found that although the prevalence of substance use among students declined from 2019 to 2021, alcohol remained the most-used substance.