Percent of Adults Reporting Binge Drinking

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas512.4%
Ashley11.8%
Baxter26.1%
Benton511.4%
Boone26.6%
Bradley12.4%
Calhoun15.5%
Carroll49.6%
Chicot11.9%
Clark26.8%
Clay39.2%
Cleburne515.1%
Cleveland15.6%
Columbia14.7%
Conway514.9%
Craighead37.4%
Crawford513.1%
Crittenden37.4%
Cross26.9%
Dallas15.4%
Desha26.8%
Drew11.9%
Faulkner513.4%
Franklin410.2%
Fulton14.6%
Garland410.1%
Grant410%
Greene38.4%
Hempstead37.9%
Hot Spring38.7%
Howard27%
Independence26.6%
Izard13.7%
Jackson15.1%
Jefferson511.6%
Johnson49.9%
Lafayette37.3%
Lawrence25.8%
Lee37.7%
Lincoln38.2%
Little River410.9%
Logan38%
Lonoke511.6%
Madison511.9%
Marion26.9%
Miller410.1%
Mississippi37.8%
Monroe27.1%
Montgomery38.3%
Nevada26.1%
Newton410.1%
Ouachita26.3%
Perry511.2%
Phillips49.4%
Pike26.4%
Poinsett37.3%
Polk15.8%
Pope512.8%
Prairie38%
Pulaski511.5%
Randolph27%
Saline410.3%
Scott27%
Searcy410.8%
Sebastian410.7%
Sevier49.4%
Sharp12.9%
St. Francis37.5%
Stone511.4%
Union14.9%
Van Buren516.5%
Washington512.6%
White410.3%
Woodruff14.5%
Yell410.5%

Description

Percent 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.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percent of Adults Reporting Binge Drinking 2015. Retrieved Oct 23, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from Arkansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance 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 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 indicator/outcome

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 indicator/outcome

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