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Figure 2.4 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of any illicit drug among persons aged 26 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 (6.93 to 9.88 percent) were Alaska, California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. States in the next highest group (5.84 to 6.92 percent) were Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New York, and Rhode Island. States in the mid group (5.08 to 5.83 percent) were Delaware, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Virginia. States in the next lowest group (4.41 to 5.07 percent) were Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Mississippi, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. States in the lowest group (3.63 to 4.40 percent) were Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

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