Alcohol Use Surveillance
Surveillance of alcohol use is conducted to provide information on the burden of excessive alcohol use and related problems in the state of Georgia. Population-based alcohol-related data are analyzed and disseminated to the public.
Excessive alcohol use is associated with increased risk for:
- Alcohol dependence
- Chronic disease
- Unsafe sexual activity and unintended pregnancy
- Motor vehicle crashes
- Calculate prevalence of binge and heavy drinking in Georgia.
- Produce data summaries on the burden of excessive alcohol use.
- Provide information and technical assistance to community and public health partners.
- Propose strategies for prevention of excessive alcohol use and related harms based on scientific evidence.
Data & Reports
Youth Alcohol Use Data Summary
2011 Adult Alcohol Use Data Summary
2010 Youth Alcohol Use Data Summary
2009 Alcohol Use Data Summary
Sunday Alcohol Sales Fact Sheet
2008 BRFSS Alcohol Newsletter
CDC Alcohol and Public Health
CDC Alcohol-Related Disease Impact System
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
Guide to Community Preventive Services Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption
National Institute on Alcohol
Abuse and Alcoholism
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration