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Figure 2.11 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting perceptions of great risk of smoking marijuana once a month among persons aged 18 to 25, by State, for 2002. States listed here in alphabetical order within each group were divided into five groups based on the magnitude of their percentages. States in the highest group (26.79 to 31.01 percent) were Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah. States in the next highest group (24.05 to 26.78 percent) were Arizona, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. States in the mid group (21.16 to 24.04 percent) were Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and West Virginia. States in the next lowest group (16.05 to 21.15 percent) were Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Michigan, Montana, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (10.24 to 16.04 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.

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