Average Age of First Alcoholic Drink, 12th grade

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas114.60
Ashley114.70
Baxter314.30
Benton214.50
Boone314.30
Bradley214.50
Calhoun5N/A
Carroll214.50
Chicot513.20
Clark214.40
Clay413.90
Cleburne513.80
Cleveland513.80
Columbia513.60
Conway214.40
Craighead214.50
Crawford413.90
Crittenden114.80
Cross414
Dallas5N/A
Desha314.30
Drew115
Faulkner314.30
Franklin414.10
Fulton115.30
Garland314.30
Grant314.30
Greene214.40
Hempstead314.20
Hot Spring414.10
Howard114.70
Independence314.30
Izard414.10
Jackson513.40
Jefferson414.10
Johnson414.10
Lafayette115
Lawrence314.30
Lee5N/A
Lincoln5N/A
Little River314.30
Logan114.60
Lonoke314.30
Madison513.40
Marion214.40
Miller414.10
Mississippi314.30
Monroe513.40
Montgomery314.20
Nevada114.80
Newton513.80
Ouachita214.40
Perry413.90
Phillips114.70
Pike214.40
Poinsett114.60
Polk314.30
Pope114.80
Prairie114.80
Pulaski214.40
Randolph214.40
Saline114.60
Scott414.10
Searcy513.30
Sebastian214.50
Sevier314.20
Sharp214.40
St. Francis5N/A
Stone314.20
Union214.50
Van Buren414.10
Washington114.60
White214.50
Woodruff115.10
Yell314.20

Description

The average age of first alcohol among 12th graders who reported alcohol use.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Average Age of First Alcoholic Drink, 12th grade 2016-2017. Retrieved Aug 18, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from Arkansas Prevention Needs Assessment Survey database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 1 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 5 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search