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#IdRatherBe

We know that Lebanon County teens would rather be doing lots of things than drinking alcohol.


Did you know?

88.6% of Lebanon County students are NOT drinking alcohol.

77% of County students said they would not be willing to try alcohol before they are 21 years old.

Student would rather play sports, study, and work than drink.

These statistics and more can be found in the 2019 PAYS report for Lebanon County.

Although fewer Lebanon county students report drinking compared to their state-wide counterparts, addressing underage and dangerous drinking behaviors is critical to establishing life-long wellness and drinking among youth remains a troubling health issue. 

More Lebanon County Statistics

  • 11.4% of all students surveyed (grades 6, 8, 10, 12) reported drinking within 30 days
  • Of the students who reported consuming alcohol, over 27% reported getting the alcohol from parents
  • Among 10th graders, 16.8% said they had consumed alcohol in the last 30 days
  • 22.3% of 12th grade respondents reported using alcohol in the previous 30 days

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