under 21 years old

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underage drinking

Alcohol use by person under age 21 years is a major public health problem. Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States more then tabacco and illict drugs , and is responsible fro more then 4,300 annual deaths amongs underage youth. Although drinking by person under the age of 21 is illegal, people aged 12 to 20 years drink 11% of all alcohol comused in the united states. More than 90% of this alcohol is comsumed in the form of binge drinks. On average< underage drinkers comsumed more drinks per drinking occasion then adults drinkers. In 2010, there were approximately 189,000.