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Figure 2.17 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of any illicit drug other than marijuana among persons aged 12 or older, 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 (4.24 to 4.86 percent) were Alaska, Arizona, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington. States in the next highest group (3.76 to 4.23 percent) were Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, and New Mexico. States in the mid group (3.67 to 3.75 percent) were Alabama, Connecticut, Idaho, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, Tennessee, and Utah. States in the next lowest group (3.35 to 3.66 percent) were Georgia, Hawaii, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (2.90 to 3.34 percent) were Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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