Survey: NM teens less likely to binge drink

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – According to a new CDC survey New Mexico teens are less likely to binge drink than others across the nation.

That’s the good news.

The bad news, the survey shows New Mexico kids are more likely to have their first drink of alcohol before the age of 13.

The survey goes on to show that New Mexico teens are more active and get 60 minutes of physical activity daily and were less likely to watch three or more hours of TV every day. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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