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Figure 5.13 is a U.S. map showing any illicit drug dependence in past year among persons aged 12 or older, by State: percentages, annual averages based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs. 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 (2.03 to 2.95 percent) were Alaska, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. States in the next highest group (1.94 to 2.02 percent) were Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Ohio, Oregon, and Virginia. States in the mid group (1.87 to 1.93 percent) were California, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, and Oklahoma. States in the next lowest group (1.74 to 1.86 percent) were Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia. States in the lowest group (1.61 to 1.73 percent) were Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, New Jersey, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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