Underage Drinking

The percentage of college freshman who say they drink beer frequently or occasionally is 31% lower in 1998 than it was in 1982.

Source: The American Freshman Survey (1998); sponsored by UCLA and the American Council on Education, is the nation's largest and longest empirical study of higher education, with a sample of 1,400 institutions and more than 8 million students. The survey began in 1966.