Social Norms

Social norms are standards of proper or acceptable behaviors. The majority of KU students make good choices while out with friends. 

  • 88% stay with the same group of friends while drinking
  • 83% use a designated driver when drinking
  • 83% eat before or during drinking
  • 70% cut themselves off before they have too much to drink
  • 57% keep track of how many drinks they consume

DATA SOURCE:  2018 KU UCelebrate Survey, n=853 


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