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Lowering the drinking age

42 countries have the drinking age at 18. 22 countries have the drinking age even lower. The U.S. is the only country with the drinking age at 21 and that's the highest. The U.S. also has the highest level of underage drinking. This poll is to see whether people think the drinking age should be lowered/
Do you think that the drinking age should be lowered to 18 or lower?
yes
no
I think 19 is good
I think it should be even lower or not there at all
When was the first time you tried alcohol?
12 or younger
13-15
16-18
19-20
21 legal age
When you first tried alcohol, where was it and who was with you?
at home with parents or family
at home with friends parents not home
at someone elses house parents home
at someone elses house parents not home
at a restaurant
at a religious gathering
at a secluded area like a park or an alley
When you first tried alcohol did you get drunk
no
yes
a little buzzed
Do you drink regularly now?
yes
sometimes
no
only when I can get it
How old are you?
12 or younger
13-16
17-20
21-25
26-30
31-35
36-40
45 or older
The law states that if a minor drinks with a parents in a closed setting it's acceptable. Do you think this is alright?
yes
no
not sure
Dr. Engs of Indiana Unerversity says that parents should teach their children how to drink moderately and responsibly. Did your parents do this for you?
yes
no
I wished they did
When most minors drink now they do it only to get drunk. How do you think we could solve this problem?
Parents showing kids how to drink responsibly
lowering the drinking age
school programs such as D.A.R.E.
prohibation
other(please state in message board)
This poll was created on 2005-09-18 17:38:54 by Galabunny