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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 C16 Alcohol Dependence or Abuse in Past Year, 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 7.59  7.62 ns 5.88  5.95 ns 17.43  17.32 ns 6.12  6.15 ns
Northeast 7.24  7.27 ns 5.73  5.8 ns 17.46  17.59 ns 5.81  5.8 ns
Midwest 8.48  8.51 ns 6.49  6.52 ns 19.88  19.83 ns 6.72  6.75 ns
South 7.11  6.96 ns 5.45  5.24 ns 16.39a 15.48 SIG 5.73  5.69 ns
West 7.76  8.08 ns 6.04a 6.59 SIG 16.58  17.44 ns 6.40  6.59 ns
                         
Alabama 6.08  5.97 ns 4.83  4.81 ns 13.65  13.53 ns 4.91  4.78 ns
Alaska 8.63b 7.47 ns 6.15  5.69 ns 18.79  16.31 ns 7.37  6.15 ns
Arizona 9.29  9.52 ns 7.38  7.49 ns 19.36  19.27 ns 7.75  8.05 ns
Arkansas 7.57  6.61 ns 6.15  5.49 ns 17.59  16.1 ns 5.98  5.06 ns
California 7.22  7.61 ns 5.51b 6.36 ns 14.83a 16.59 SIG 6.07  6.16 ns
Colorado 9.20  9.36 ns 6.71  6.8 ns 20.66  20.3 ns 7.54  7.78 ns
Connecticut 6.90  7.87 ns 5.39  6.44 ns 18.87  20.65 ns 5.36  6.14 ns
Delaware 7.65  7.03 ns 5.76  4.87 ns 18.17  17.32 ns 6.08  5.52 ns
District of Columbia 9.20  9.62 ns 3.00  3.47 ns 16.26  16.19 ns 8.37  8.92 ns
Florida 6.86  7.09 ns 5.40  5.62 ns 16.89  16.51 ns 5.60  5.87 ns
Georgia 7.37a 6.12 SIG 4.78  4.13 ns 14.90b 12.61 ns 6.37  5.22 ns
Hawaii 7.52  7.38 ns 6.42  6.89 ns 18.14  17.87 ns 5.97  5.84 ns
Idaho 8.45  7.99 ns 7.79  7.28 ns 18.37  16.4 ns 6.51  6.37 ns
Illinois 8.74  8.88 ns 6.08  6.02 ns 19.49  20.7 ns 7.21  7.16 ns
Indiana 7.90  7.51 ns 6.21  5.64 ns 19.19  18 ns 6.06  5.85 ns
Iowa 8.25b 9.42 ns 7.56  7.31 ns 19.67a 23.33 SIG 6.18  7.07 ns
Kansas 7.14  8.15 ns 5.12a 7.13 SIG 18.49  20.67 ns 5.24  5.84 ns
Kentucky 6.16  6.45 ns 5.26  5.43 ns 14.67  14.1 ns 4.80  5.26 ns
Louisiana 7.95  7.89 ns 5.97  5.96 ns 17.56  15.89 ns 6.33  6.57 ns
Maine 7.31  7.59 ns 5.59  6.48 ns 18.26  17.79 ns 5.88  6.15 ns
Maryland 7.55  7.4 ns 5.37  5.1 ns 15.98  16.82 ns 6.52  6.19 ns
Massachusetts 8.60  8.45 ns 7.35  6.58 ns 18.47  19.83 ns 7.18  6.84 ns
Michigan 8.46a 7.56 SIG 6.42  6.02 ns 18.29  17.24 ns 7.05b 6.08 ns
Minnesota 9.01  8.76 ns 7.24  6.71 ns 20.99  20.57 ns 7.08  6.9 ns
Mississippi 6.46  6.41 ns 3.78  4.03 ns 13.96  13.45 ns 5.35  5.35 ns
Missouri 7.89b 8.97 ns 6.34  7.1 ns 19.76  19.39 ns 6.01b 7.36 ns
Montana 10.70  9.81 ns 11.21  10.39 ns 23.39  22.43 ns 8.36  7.45 ns
Nebraska 10.18  9.3 ns 8.94  8.18 ns 25.16  22.29 ns 7.47  6.92 ns
Nevada 8.01  8.23 ns 6.93  6.69 ns 16.19  18.03 ns 6.88  6.88 ns
New Hampshire 9.09b 7.77 ns 7.54  6.23 ns 23.21  20.7 ns 7.10  5.92 ns
New Jersey 6.30  6.49 ns 5.16  5.56 ns 16.62  15.27 ns 4.97  5.33 ns
New Mexico 10.01  9.81 ns 7.73  8.04 ns 22.68  21.09 ns 8.01  7.94 ns
New York 7.15  6.71 ns 5.59  5.49 ns 15.84  15.76 ns 5.90  5.36 ns
North Carolina 6.75  5.97 ns 5.66  4.5 ns 16.54b 13.94 ns 5.25  4.83 ns
North Dakota 10.83  10.48 ns 10.33  9.15 ns 27.11  27.29 ns 7.49  7.13 ns
Ohio 7.90  7.3 ns 5.80  5.61 ns 18.54  17.2 ns 6.36  5.81 ns
Oklahoma 6.92  7.42 ns 5.68  6.81 ns 17.03  17.35 ns 5.15  5.59 ns
Oregon 7.37  8.27 ns 5.84  6.54 ns 17.83  18.41 ns 5.79  6.76 ns
Pennsylvania 6.93b 7.56 ns 5.34  5.63 ns 18.08  19.07 ns 5.33  5.92 ns
Rhode Island 10.10  9.59 ns 6.62  6.89 ns 25.59a 21.83 SIG 7.70  7.68 ns
South Carolina 7.88  8.26 ns 4.83  5.2 ns 19.48  17.51 ns 6.23  7.05 ns
South Dakota 10.79  10.2 ns 9.77  9.67 ns 26.15  24.25 ns 7.93  7.48 ns
Tennessee 5.97  6.32 ns 4.77  4.69 ns 14.83  13.57 ns 4.63  5.31 ns
Texas 7.62  7.34 ns 5.84  5.54 ns 16.78  15.71 ns 6.10  5.96 ns
Utah 6.87  6.32 ns 4.72  4.67 ns 12.98  11.57 ns 5.50  5.15 ns
Vermont 7.77  7.93 ns 6.45  6.46 ns 19.28  20.1 ns 5.96  6.02 ns
Virginia 7.33  7.22 ns 6.18  5.36 ns 17.60  17.97 ns 5.81  5.7 ns
Washington 7.47  8.35 ns 5.83  6.54 ns 18.24  18.94 ns 5.85  6.76 ns
West Virginia 6.52  7.27 ns 6.32  6.58 ns 16.12  17.69 ns 4.99  5.67 ns
Wisconsin 9.53a 11.32 SIG 7.19b 8.72 ns 23.30  24.61 ns 7.39a 9.27 SIG
Wyoming 9.23  9.39 ns 7.54  7.86 ns 23.24  21.04 ns 6.81  7.37 ns
NOTE: SIG=Significant difference between 2003-2004 and 2002-2003 percentages; ns=not significant   at the 0.05 level
NOTE: Dependence or abuse is based on definitions found in the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).
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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