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Location: Montana
Topic: Binge alcohol use among women of childbearing age
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Binge alcohol use among women of childbearing age: Montana, 2009-2019

Note: Data after 2010 are not comparable to earlier years due to methodological changes. Details: see calculations page.
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• In Montana in 2019, 22.4% of women of childbearing age (18-44 years) reported binge drinking in the past month, compared to 19.1% overall in the U.S. 
• Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause physical and mental birth defects, and women who binge drink or drink frequently during pregnancy greatly increase the risk of alcohol-related damage to their babies. 


  • Beginning in 2006, binge alcohol use is defined as having four or more drinks on at least one occasion during the past month. Prior to 2006, binge alcohol use is defined as having five or more drinks on at least one occasion during the past month. Percent reported is among women ages 18-44.
  • The following states did not conduct BRFSS surveillance every year and are not included in U.S. rates for the respective years: AK(1990), AR(1990,1992), DC(1995), KS(1990,1991), HI(2004), NV(1990,1991), NJ(1990), WY(1990-1993).


  • Alcohol Use: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Retrieved September 19, 2021, from