Number of Adults (18 and Older) Reporting Binge Drinking. Binge-drinking has both short-term and long-term harmful effects. It raises the risk of alcohol-related injury, cancer, liver diseases, brain damage, and mental illness.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2018).Number of Adults Reporting Binge Drinking 2015. Retrieved Jun 20, 2018 from PHACS database. Available from Arkansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey database.
* 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 5 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome
Category 4 - 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
Category 2- Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence
of the indicator/outcome
Category 1 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the