TABLE 2

Proportions of 10th-Grade Students in the United States Asked About Alcohol and Other Substance Use at Their Last Checkup and Given Advice About Health Risks and Stopping (NEXT Generation Health Study Survey, 2010): Respondents Who Had a Checkup in the Past Year

VariablePrevalenceDoctor AskedDoctor Advised About Health RisksDoctor Advised to Stop or Reduce
N%N%N%N%
Drinking in past 30 d, times
 Total2030361185548864037017
 0140564830556023822813
 1–54622527153204409822
 6+163118451 (NS)8053 (NS)4425 (P = .001)
Binge drinking in the past 30 d, times
 Total2018281178548804036917
 0155672934566803925813
 1–53922321051171449126
 6+7053442 (P = .02)2939 (NS)2021 (P = .01)
Drunk in past 30 d, times
 Total2032231184548864037017
 0167277990557153928114
 1–52751614745128436826
 6+8574760 (NS)4352 (NS)2124 (P = .04)
Smoking in past 30 d, times
 Total2030191238579144237917
 01739811066587704129315
 1–515810904977433117
 6+13398258 (NS)6746 (NS)5536 (P = .03)
Marijuana use in past year, times
 Total2025251204558904035316
 0156375949566763925013
 1–52361112548116444819
 6+2261413053 (NS)9845 (NS)5527 (P = .02)
Other drug use in past year, times
 Total2043131213558984035716
 01829871087557913929314
 1–51338825166393720
 6+8154456 (NS)4154 (NS)2742 (P = .01)
Physical activity: How often do you exercise?
 Total2042NA15317211014978635
 Infrequently (≤1 time per month)207814366114539943
 1 time per week23210172711325512250
 2–3 times per week58427436743395625441
 4 or more times per week10195578072 (NS)51646 (NS)31128 (P = .001)
  • NS, not significant.