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Figure 5.14 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year any illicit drug dependence among youths aged 12 to 17, 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 (3.63 to 4.38 percent) were Arizona, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and Vermont. States in the next highest group (3.20 to 3.62 percent) were Idaho, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. States in the mid group (2.95 to 3.19 percent) were Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wyoming. States in the next lowest group (2.80 to 2.94 percent) were California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, and Utah. States in the lowest group (2.09 to 2.79 percent) were Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Oregon.

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