Average Age of First Regular Alcohol Use, 12th grade

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas115.70
Ashley315.20
Baxter115.70
Benton115.60
Boone315.20
Bradley115.70
Calhoun5N/A
Carroll215.40
Chicot513.70
Clark315.30
Clay315.20
Cleburne415.10
Cleveland414.90
Columbia514.20
Conway215.50
Craighead115.80
Crawford315.20
Crittenden115.70
Cross215.40
Dallas5N/A
Desha414.90
Drew514.30
Faulkner115.60
Franklin415.10
Fulton115.70
Garland215.50
Grant415.10
Greene315.20
Hempstead115.70
Hot Spring415
Howard514.10
Independence215.40
Izard115.70
Jackson514.80
Jefferson315.20
Johnson315.30
Lafayette514.70
Lawrence315.20
Lee5N/A
Lincoln5N/A
Little River414.90
Logan215.50
Lonoke414.90
Madison514.50
Marion115.60
Miller315.20
Mississippi415
Monroe514
Montgomery415.10
Nevada215.50
Newton514.80
Ouachita415
Perry215.40
Phillips415
Pike315.20
Poinsett415.10
Polk215.40
Pope115.60
Prairie315.30
Pulaski215.40
Randolph115.60
Saline115.80
Scott415.10
Searcy513.90
Sebastian215.50
Sevier115.70
Sharp115.60
St. Francis5N/A
Stone215.40
Union115.60
Van Buren115.70
Washington115.60
White115.60
Woodruff116.20
Yell215.50

Description

The average age of first regular 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 Regular Alcohol Use, 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