Figure 5.4 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year alcohol dependence or abuse 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 (7.15 to 8.73 percent) were Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, and Nevada. States in the next highest group (6.44 to 7.14 percent) were Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. States in the mid group (6.06 to 6.43 percent) were Arkansas, California, Delaware, Idaho, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. States in the next lowest group (5.37 to 6.05 percent) were Florida, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Vermont, and Washington. States in the lowest group (4.78 to 5.36 percent) were Alabama, Connecticut, Iowa, Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
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