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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 C9 Alcohol Use in Past Month, 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 50.50  50.17 ns 17.67  17.65 ns 60.91  60.92 ns 53.22  52.76 ns
Northeast 55.33  54.72 ns 19.24  19.19 ns 66.19  66.17 ns 58.21  57.44 ns
Midwest 52.96  53.04 ns 18.98  18.72 ns 66.22  66.52 ns 55.35  55.37 ns
South 45.89  45.46 ns 16.75  16.28 ns 57.13  56.89 ns 47.95  47.48 ns
West 51.24  50.91 ns 16.58a 17.51 SIG 57.43  57.56 ns 55.15  54.55 ns
                         
Alabama 36.83b 39.17 ns 15.00  15.68 ns 50.96  51.7 ns 37.27b 40.1 ns
Alaska 50.89  49.36 ns 15.90  15.98 ns 59.83  57.83 ns 55.92  53.91 ns
Arizona 50.20  49.74 ns 18.69  18.94 ns 58.45  57.72 ns 53.29  52.77 ns
Arkansas 38.93  40.66 ns 16.71  17.55 ns 53.79  56.04 ns 39.34  41.05 ns
California 50.97  50.59 ns 15.28a 16.81 SIG 55.53  55.85 ns 55.38  54.63 ns
Colorado 59.22  58.78 ns 20.63  21.55 ns 68.89  69.41 ns 62.79  62 ns
Connecticut 57.93b 60.52 ns 18.88  20.86 ns 72.28  73.79 ns 61.02  63.74 ns
Delaware 53.06  50.67 ns 18.35  16.95 ns 62.71  64.91 ns 55.89b 52.58 ns
District of Columbia 56.69  56.13 ns 13.02  12.25 ns 67.17  64.98 ns 58.52  58.43 ns
Florida 52.44b 51.01 ns 17.35  17.17 ns 59.66  59.01 ns 55.68  53.97 ns
Georgia 46.07  45.49 ns 15.09  15.59 ns 52.19  54.1 ns 49.41  48.25 ns
Hawaii 48.71  48.85 ns 17.96  16.44 ns 58.57  60.31 ns 51.28  51.18 ns
Idaho 47.70  47.75 ns 17.37  17.21 ns 53.62  56 ns 51.34  50.81 ns
Illinois 51.71b 53.12 ns 18.65  17.55 ns 64.16  65.68 ns 54.10  55.83 ns
Indiana 46.60  47.37 ns 16.04  16.2 ns 61.78  61.28 ns 48.16  49.22 ns
Iowa 55.37  54.04 ns 20.18  19.6 ns 67.28a 71.26 SIG 57.79  55.26 ns
Kansas 48.92  48.54 ns 19.41  19.47 ns 65.89  66.03 ns 49.96  49.3 ns
Kentucky 40.57  40.55 ns 18.75  19.53 ns 58.07  57.39 ns 40.27  40.36 ns
Louisiana 46.27  46.09 ns 19.35  18.42 ns 61.41  59.58 ns 47.30  47.51 ns
Maine 52.17  49.69 ns 16.55  17.41 ns 66.76b 63.81 ns 54.44  51.58 ns
Maryland 54.67b 51.72 ns 17.14  16.19 ns 64.21  64.06 ns 58.34b 54.68 ns
Massachusetts 59.59  60.99 ns 21.04  21.81 ns 68.94  70.71 ns 62.75  64.21 ns
Michigan 53.78  52.56 ns 19.23  18.21 ns 66.30  66.08 ns 56.54  55.1 ns
Minnesota 58.45  57.57 ns 19.54  18.56 ns 70.68  69.03 ns 61.73  60.83 ns
Mississippi 35.54  36.75 ns 14.72  13.75 ns 50.24  50.74 ns 35.72  37.36 ns
Missouri 53.21a 49.81 SIG 19.67  20.2 ns 64.52  63.79 ns 55.85a 51.36 SIG
Montana 55.36  55.96 ns 24.73  23 ns 69.29  71.5 ns 57.19  57.62 ns
Nebraska 53.98  55.41 ns 22.24  20.1 ns 68.38  71.18 ns 55.77  57.32 ns
Nevada 50.68a 46.95 SIG 18.40  17.41 ns 56.37  56.26 ns 54.12a 49.44 SIG
New Hampshire 59.80  60.17 ns 21.44  21.57 ns 71.78  73.36 ns 63.20  63.3 ns
New Jersey 57.73a 53.25 SIG 18.77  18.82 ns 65.06  63.79 ns 61.72a 56.24 SIG
New Mexico 47.83  47.26 ns 20.67  20.33 ns 60.78  59.68 ns 49.67  49.02 ns
New York 54.71  53.38 ns 19.49  19.01 ns 64.34  64.14 ns 57.59  55.98 ns
North Carolina 40.59  40.8 ns 16.12  14.95 ns 56.43  54.25 ns 41.18  41.97 ns
North Dakota 58.04  59.33 ns 25.23  23.39 ns 73.06  75.61 ns 59.42  60.72 ns
Ohio 51.81  51.41 ns 17.52  17.24 ns 65.40b 63.51 ns 54.20  53.97 ns
Oklahoma 42.94  42.59 ns 16.04  17.4 ns 58.23  59.14 ns 43.81  42.87 ns
Oregon 53.14  54.61 ns 17.07  18.78 ns 65.32  66.77 ns 55.79  57.17 ns
Pennsylvania 51.10  52.2 ns 18.06  17.75 ns 64.85  65.04 ns 53.14  54.54 ns
Rhode Island 58.96  60.58 ns 22.12  20.26 ns 76.07  73.69 ns 60.38  63.25 ns
South Carolina 45.07  43.74 ns 14.36  14.4 ns 61.10  59.19 ns 46.35  45.04 ns
South Dakota 55.18  57.35 ns 22.07  23.37 ns 71.49  72.3 ns 56.98  59.34 ns
Tennessee 36.27  37.63 ns 13.27  14.08 ns 46.50a 50.6 SIG 37.48  38.43 ns
Texas 47.27  46.76 ns 17.56  16.69 ns 57.99a 55.48 SIG 49.86  49.76 ns
Utah 29.57  29.29 ns 10.23  11.28 ns 35.74  34.85 ns 31.40  31.02 ns
Vermont 58.43  58.08 ns 22.00  19.95 ns 73.45  71.11 ns 60.69  60.81 ns
Virginia 51.17  50.24 ns 18.40a 15.75 SIG 61.25b 64.28 ns 53.91  52.55 ns
Washington 56.31  56.6 ns 18.15  18.07 ns 63.66  61.9 ns 60.33  60.87 ns
West Virginia 37.20  36.68 ns 18.28b 15.78 ns 53.18  54.53 ns 36.81  36.21 ns
Wisconsin 57.92a 62.08 SIG 21.39a 24.44 SIG 72.05a 75.46 SIG 60.48a 64.82 SIG
Wyoming 52.14  51.43 ns 18.30  18.32 ns 66.48  67.05 ns 54.35  53.05 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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