The responses from the 2011 Massachusetts Youth Health Survey and Massachusetts Youth Risk Behavior Survey of high school students had several surprising results.
40% reported drinking every month
30% use a drug
28% use marijuana
27% report being offered, sold, or given an illegal drug on school property in the previous 12 months
22% binge drink (5 or more drinks within 2 hrs)
6% reported non-medical use of a prescription drug
6% use marijuana during school
5% use inhalants
4% use alcohol during school
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