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Americans have become slightly less likely to say they drink alcoholic beverages, and those who imbibe are drinking less, on average.
In 1935, Americans had mixed views on the effect of Prohibition's repeal. In later years, most said they would vote against reinstating Prohibition.
Nearly half of U.S. adults say they have had drug or alcohol problems in their family. No group is spared, but college nongraduates and those in the Western U.S. appear most affected.
Highly religious Americans are less likely than others to drink alcohol and are more likely to view drinking as morally unacceptable.