Ohio University

Health Promotion Data

Alcohol Use 2019 2020 +/-
Abstainers (have never drank/including in recovery) 13% 13%  
Those in recovery from substance use disorder 1% 1.15%  
Nondrinkers (have drank, but not in the last two weeks) 21% 19%  
Moderate drinkers (drank less than five in a drinking occasion) 48% 52% +4%
Heavy episodic drinker (drank five – nine in a drinking occasion) 9% 11%  
Problematic drinker (drank ten or more in a drinking occasion) 6% 5%  
Healthy Campus Majority 82% 84%  
 
Tobacco Use 2019 2020 +/-
Reported no tobacco use 64% 63%  
E-cig use 10% 14% +4%
Juul use 15% 12% -3%
Traditional cigarette use 5% 6%  
 
Marijuana Use 2019 2020 +/-
Marijuana use (last 30 days) 81% 52% -29%
 
Prescription Medications (non-medical use/last 30 days) 2019 2020 +/-
Opiate pain meds 13% 12%  
Stimulants meds 63% 53% -10%
Benzodiazepine meds 10% 8%  
Sleep aids 15% 27% +12%
 
Students Intervening 2019 2020 +/-
Would step in for an intoxicated person who was being taken advantage of sexually 88% 91% +3%
Had an opportunity to intervene for an intoxicated person who was being taken advantage of sexually 10% 12%