At What Age Do Most Teens Start Experimenting With Alcohol?
The average age at which young people ages 12 to 17 begin to drink is 13 years old. In a national study, 13.8 percent of eighth-graders reported having at least one drink in the past 30 days, and 11.5 percent had been drunk at least once in the past year.
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