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2004 State Estimates of Substance Use and Mental Health
(from the 2003-2004 National Surveys on Drug Use & Health)

bulletNational data      bulletState level data       bulletMetropolitan and other subState area data

Percentages & Significance of Change: 

Index to Changes in All Variables by State and Regions 

Table C11 Perceptions of Great Risk of Having Five or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week, by Age Group and State: 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 NSDUHs

State Total AGE GROUP (Years)
1217 1825 26 or Older
2002-2003 2003-2004 Significance 2002-2003 2003-2004 Significance 2002-2003 2003-2004 Significance 2002-2003 2003-2004 Significance
Total 42.04a 41.3 SIG 38.36  38.26 ns 32.56a 31.73 SIG 44.20a 43.4 SIG
Northeast 39.65  39.19 ns 36.76  36.84 ns 28.81  27.85 ns 41.75  41.31 ns
Midwest 38.83a 37.57 SIG 37.30a 36.08 SIG 28.48  27.93 ns 40.89a 39.51 SIG
South 44.60  44.21 ns 40.12  40.57 ns 35.85a 34.89 SIG 46.74  46.35 ns
West 43.24b 42.2 ns 37.93  37.93 ns 34.44  33.6 ns 45.63b 44.39 ns
                         
Alabama 46.19  46.68 ns 42.74  43.39 ns 37.64  39.46 ns 48.17  48.41 ns
Alaska 40.78  41.17 ns 35.13  37.6 ns 29.24  31.49 ns 43.78  43.64 ns
Arizona 39.54  41.81 ns 36.77  36.36 ns 33.66  31.66 ns 41.00b 44.44 ns
Arkansas 43.34  43.94 ns 41.25  38.7 ns 35.99a 31.43 SIG 44.93  46.9 ns
California 45.47b 44.12 ns 38.79  39.02 ns 37.05  36.56 ns 48.00  46.25 ns
Colorado 38.39  36.35 ns 32.48  33.42 ns 28.41  26.63 ns 40.94  38.46 ns
Connecticut 39.85  37.64 ns 36.18  36.41 ns 27.52  27.71 ns 42.12  39.29 ns
Delaware 39.62  39.35 ns 39.63  37.34 ns 29.37  29.94 ns 41.39  41.24 ns
District of Columbia 45.47  44.62 ns 43.87  43.36 ns 37.24  35.01 ns 47.24  46.58 ns
Florida 44.38  44.69 ns 40.02  39.86 ns 37.54  36.06 ns 45.89  46.56 ns
Georgia 47.12  45.96 ns 42.61  42.94 ns 38.37  38.41 ns 49.36  47.78 ns
Hawaii 39.86  37.39 ns 38.93  38.54 ns 32.94  30.49 ns 41.09  38.3 ns
Idaho 39.96  38.96 ns 37.53  37.88 ns 30.42  30.34 ns 42.33  40.91 ns
Illinois 40.66a 38.75 SIG 38.28  37.29 ns 31.51  31.71 ns 42.61a 40.2 SIG
Indiana 42.73  40.56 ns 40.32  37.95 ns 30.82  30.12 ns 45.27  42.86 ns
Iowa 34.19  33.78 ns 31.78  32.36 ns 25.92  24.41 ns 36.09  35.74 ns
Kansas 40.70  40.05 ns 38.43  39.23 ns 28.12  26.88 ns 43.47  42.75 ns
Kentucky 42.34  40.05 ns 39.08  37.32 ns 33.87  33.22 ns 44.23  41.59 ns
Louisiana 43.83b 41.31 ns 39.89  38.52 ns 35.50  34.57 ns 46.10  43.09 ns
Maine 36.26  37.02 ns 32.80  32.05 ns 24.59  24.99 ns 38.44  39.48 ns
Maryland 41.88  44.13 ns 38.85  40.95 ns 35.09  34.65 ns 43.37  46.12 ns
Massachusetts 34.67  33.38 ns 34.03  31.3 ns 24.06  23.51 ns 36.44  35.23 ns
Michigan 39.74a 37.52 SIG 38.10a 36.19 SIG 29.27  28.46 ns 41.79a 39.3 SIG
Minnesota 36.35  36.44 ns 36.49  34.07 ns 24.65  25.66 ns 38.45  38.72 ns
Mississippi 49.91  49.16 ns 44.09  45.13 ns 41.78  41.82 ns 52.44  51.24 ns
Missouri 38.35  38.06 ns 36.71  36.05 ns 28.92  26.96 ns 40.25  40.33 ns
Montana 36.33  35.46 ns 31.95  31.44 ns 24.62  24.02 ns 39.04  38.08 ns
Nebraska 37.99b 35.18 ns 35.97  34.94 ns 25.27b 22.41 ns 40.73  37.71 ns
Nevada 41.75  41.54 ns 38.57  38.89 ns 35.01  36.64 ns 43.24  42.68 ns
New Hampshire 33.32  32.28 ns 27.98  29.13 ns 20.30  19.4 ns 36.08  34.75 ns
New Jersey 44.79  44.85 ns 38.38  39.33 ns 34.09  31.75 ns 47.14  47.5 ns
New Mexico 47.07  45.65 ns 40.01  38.76 ns 37.35  35.65 ns 49.98  48.6 ns
New York 41.50  41.81 ns 39.15  38.78 ns 31.25  30.4 ns 43.50  44.1 ns
North Carolina 45.72  45.18 ns 39.55  39.05 ns 33.43  32.52 ns 48.60  48.12 ns
North Dakota 33.65  32.95 ns 32.51  33.52 ns 23.09  22.73 ns 36.02  35.02 ns
Ohio 37.72  38.26 ns 37.89  37.28 ns 28.46  29.02 ns 39.29  40 ns
Oklahoma 43.77  42 ns 37.84  38.55 ns 31.48  29.39 ns 46.98  44.91 ns
Oregon 39.88  40.1 ns 36.22  36.62 ns 29.13  27.68 ns 42.18  42.68 ns
Pennsylvania 37.29  36.17 ns 35.40  36.78 ns 26.27  25.19 ns 39.32  37.9 ns
Rhode Island 36.25  36.07 ns 34.95  36.4 ns 27.75  27.71 ns 37.96  37.58 ns
South Carolina 45.48b 42.77 ns 42.76  41.9 ns 32.65  31.58 ns 48.11  44.86 ns
South Dakota 35.95  34.48 ns 33.49  32.99 ns 23.15  23.82 ns 38.83  36.82 ns
Tennessee 45.42  45.94 ns 41.10  43.07 ns 34.76  36.45 ns 47.77  47.9 ns
Texas 44.61  44.21 ns 38.81b 40.5 ns 37.33b 35.4 ns 46.96  46.54 ns
Utah 50.94a 46.92 SIG 47.56  46.62 ns 40.56  38 ns 54.64a 49.51 SIG
Vermont 37.08  34.74 ns 30.43  29.54 ns 22.04  22.56 ns 40.56b 37.51 ns
Virginia 42.20  42.85 ns 40.32  41.01 ns 31.25  30.6 ns 44.23  45.11 ns
Washington 39.20  38.17 ns 35.22  33.8 ns 27.05  26.94 ns 41.83  40.7 ns
West Virginia 42.90a 39.63 SIG 34.10  34.23 ns 33.85  31.52 ns 45.37b 41.56 ns
Wisconsin 36.57a 33.34 SIG 34.07  31.8 ns 25.07  22.7 ns 38.99b 35.48 ns
Wyoming 37.38b 34.88 ns 35.00  32.88 ns 22.86  21.29 ns 40.48  37.76 ns
NOTE: SIG=Significant difference between 2003-2004 and 2002-2003 percentages; ns=not significant   at the 0.05 level
NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.
a Difference between the 2003-2004 estimate and the 2002-2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between the 2003-2004 estimate and the 2002-2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.10 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, and 2004.

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