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UNM Student Lifestyles Survey

867 UNM Students were surveyed in the Spring of 2013 to determine social trends, common behaviors, and attitudes towards alcohol and other drugs. The following information is a summation of the findings from this survey:

  • is the of drinks consumed  for all students.
  • of all students reported
  •  of all students reported having had  on one or more occasions .
  •  of all students reportedon one or more days 
  • : of students reported they were somewhat likely to very likely to be arrested for DWI if they were driving after having had too much to drink.
  • : of students reported they thought their closest friends would disapprove or strongly disapprove if they drove a car while under the influence of alcohol.
  • of all students reported having had marijuana on one or more days in the past 30 days.
  • of UNM students report using a designated driver when going out with friends.

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2012 Student Lifestyles Survey: Summary of Findings 

843 UNM Students were surveyed in the Spring of 2012 to determine social trends, common behaviors, and attitudes towards alcohol and other drugs. The following information is a summation of the findings from this survey:

  • 3.7 is the average number of drinks consumed per week for all students.
  • 30% of all students reported drinking no alcohol in the past 30 days.
  • 38% of all students reported having had five or more drinks in a sitting on one or more occasions over the past two weeks.
  • 70% of all students reported having had alcohol on one or more days in the past 30 days.
  • Perception of risk of drinking and driving: 74% of students reported they were somewhat likely to very likely to be arrested for DWI if they were driving after having had too much to drink.
  • Social norms about drinking and driving: 90% of students reported they thought their closest friends would disapprove or strongly disapprove if they drove a car while under the influence of alcohol.
  • 30 day marijuana prevalence: 26% of all students reported having had marijuana on one or more days in the past 30 days.
  • Designated Drivers: 83.5% of UNM students report using a designated driver when going out with friends

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