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2001 National Household  Survey on Drug Abuse

Table Of Contents

Illicit Drug Use Tables - Tables H.1 to H.20

 

20814 (1.1A)
Table H.1 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Users of Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 12 or Older: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

86,931b

94,140

24,535b

28,409

14,027b

15,910

    Marijuana and Hashish

76,321b

83,272

18,589b

21,086

10,714b

12,122

    Cocaine

24,896b

27,788

3,328b

4,186

1,213b

1,676

      Crack

5,307a

6,222

721b

1,027

265

406

    Heroin

2,779

3,091

308

456

130

123

    Hallucinogens2

26,125b

28,317

3,483b

4,597

971b

1,264

      LSD

19,642

20,202

1,749

1,612

403

320

      PCP

5,804

6,025

264

250

54

54

      Ecstasy

6,482b

8,131

--

3,247

--

786

    Inhalants

16,702b

18,219

1,918

1,922

622

539

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

32,443b

36,028

8,761b

11,102

3,849b

4,811

      Pain Relievers

19,210b

22,133

6,466b

8,353

2,782b

3,497

      Tranquilizers

13,007

13,945

2,731b

3,673

1,000a

1,358

      Stimulants

14,661a

16,007

2,112a

2,486

788

1,018

        Methamphetamine

8,843

9,600

1,031

1,341

387

576

      Sedatives

7,142

7,477

611

806

175

306

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

52,605b

57,785

13,052b

15,861

5,711b

7,003

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.1B)
Table H.2 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 12 or Older: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

38.9b

41.7

11.0b

12.6

6.3b

7.1

    Marijuana and Hashish

34.2b

36.9

8.3b

9.3

4.8b

5.4

    Cocaine

11.2b

12.3

1.5b

1.9

0.5b

0.7

      Crack

2.4a

2.8

0.3a

0.5

0.1

0.2

    Heroin

1.2

1.4

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Hallucinogens2

11.7b

12.5

1.6b

2.0

0.4b

0.6

      LSD

8.8

9.0

0.8

0.7

0.2

0.1

      PCP

2.6

2.7

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

      Ecstasy

2.9b

3.6

--

1.4

--

0.3

    Inhalants

7.5a

8.1

0.9

0.9

0.3

0.2

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

14.5b

16.0

3.9b

4.9

1.7b

2.1

      Pain Relievers

8.6b

9.8

2.9b

3.7

1.2b

1.6

      Tranquilizers

5.8

6.2

1.2b

1.6

0.4a

0.6

      Stimulants

6.6a

7.1

0.9

1.1

0.4

0.5

        Methamphetamine

4.0

4.3

0.5

0.6

0.2

0.3

      Sedatives

3.2

3.3

0.3

0.4

0.1

0.1

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

23.6b

25.6

5.8b

7.0

2.6b

3.1

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.2B)
Table H.3 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Youths Aged 12 to 17: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

26.9a

28.4

18.6b

20.8

9.7b

10.8

    Marijuana and Hashish

18.3b

19.7

13.4b

15.2

7.2a

8.0

    Cocaine

2.4

2.3

1.7

1.5

0.6

0.4

      Crack

0.6

0.6

0.4

0.4

0.1

0.1

    Heroin

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.0

    Hallucinogens2

5.8

5.7

3.9

4.0

1.2

1.2

      LSD

3.6a

3.1

2.2

1.9

0.5

0.4

      PCP

1.1

1.0

0.5

0.5

0.1

0.1

      Ecstasy

2.6a

3.2

--

2.4

--

0.6

    Inhalants

8.9

8.6

3.5

3.5

1.0

1.0

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

10.9

11.6

7.1b

7.9

3.0

3.2

      Pain Relievers

8.4b

9.4

5.4b

6.4

2.3

2.6

      Tranquilizers

2.5

2.6

1.6

1.7

0.5

0.5

      Stimulants

4.0

3.7

2.4

2.2

0.8

0.7

        Methamphetamine

1.3

1.4

0.8

0.8

0.3

0.2

      Sedatives

0.8

0.7

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.1

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

18.1

18.7

11.3a

12.0

4.6

4.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.3B)
Table H.4 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 18 to 25: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

51.2b

55.6

27.9b

31.9

15.9b

18.8

    Marijuana and Hashish

45.7b

50.0

23.7b

26.7

13.6b

16.0

    Cocaine

10.9b

13.0

4.4b

5.7

1.4b

1.9

      Crack

2.8b

3.4

0.7a

0.9

0.1a

0.3

    Heroin

1.4

1.6

0.4

0.5

0.1b

0.2

    Hallucinogens2

19.3b

22.1

6.8b

9.3

1.8b

2.7

      LSD

14.0b

15.3

3.4

3.3

0.8

0.6

      PCP

2.3

2.6

0.3

0.4

0.1

0.1

      Ecstasy

9.7b

13.1

--

6.9

--

1.7

    Inhalants

12.8

13.4

2.4

2.5

0.6

0.6

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

19.5b

23.3

9.3b

12.1

3.6b

4.8

      Pain Relievers

14.6b

18.2

7.3b

9.6

2.7b

3.6

      Tranquilizers

7.4b

8.9

3.0b

4.2

1.0a

1.3

      Stimulants

7.6b

9.5

2.4b

3.4

0.8b

1.3

        Methamphetamine

4.1b

5.1

1.2a

1.7

0.3b

0.7

      Sedatives

1.6

1.9

0.6

0.6

0.1

0.2

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

31.9b

35.4

14.8b

18.4

5.9b

7.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.4B)
Table H.5 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 26 or Older: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

38.5b

41.2

7.1b

8.2

4.2

4.5

    Marijuana and Hashish

34.4b

37.0

5.0a

5.6

3.0

3.2

    Cocaine

12.4b

13.6

1.0a

1.2

0.4

0.6

      Crack

2.5a

2.9

0.3a

0.4

0.1

0.2

    Heroin

1.3

1.5

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.0

    Hallucinogens2

11.2

11.9

0.4a

0.5

0.1

0.1

      LSD

8.6

8.7

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

      PCP

2.9

2.9

0.0

0.0

0.0

*

      Ecstasy

1.8

2.0

--

0.4

--

0.1

    Inhalants

6.4a

7.1

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

14.2a

15.3

2.6b

3.3

1.2

1.5

      Pain Relievers

7.6a

8.4

1.8b

2.3

0.9

1.1

      Tranquilizers

6.0

6.2

0.9a

1.2

0.4

0.5

      Stimulants

6.7

7.1

0.5

0.6

0.2

0.3

        Methamphetamine

4.3

4.5

0.3

0.4

0.1

0.2

      Sedatives

3.8

3.9

0.2a

0.3

0.1

0.1

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

22.9b

24.9

3.6b

4.4

1.7

2.0

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.5B)
Table H.6 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Youths Aged 12 or 13: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

12.6

12.6

7.2

8.2

3.0a

3.8

    Marijuana and Hashish

4.0

3.9

2.7

3.1

1.1

1.5

    Cocaine

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.0

      Crack

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

    Heroin

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

*

    Hallucinogens2

1.3

1.3

0.8

0.9

0.2

0.2

      LSD

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.1

      PCP

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.0

0.0

      Ecstasy

0.3

0.5

--

0.4

--

0.1

    Inhalants

6.8

6.1

2.8

2.9

0.7

0.9

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

5.6

5.6

3.5

3.7

1.6

1.8

      Pain Relievers

4.4

4.7

2.5

3.1

1.3

1.5

      Tranquilizers

0.8

0.7

0.5

0.4

0.1

0.1

      Stimulants

1.7

1.2

1.1

0.8

0.3

0.3

        Methamphetamine

0.3

0.4

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

10.8

10.6

5.9

6.4

2.3

2.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.6B)
Table H.7 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Youths Aged 14 or 15: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

27.2

28.8

19.2b

21.5

9.8

10.9

    Marijuana and Hashish

17.5

18.8

13.3a

14.8

6.9

7.6

    Cocaine

1.9

1.6

1.6

1.1

0.5

0.4

      Crack

0.5

0.4

0.5a

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Heroin

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.0

0.0

    Hallucinogens2

4.9

5.1

3.7

4.0

0.9

1.1

      LSD

2.9

2.7

2.1

1.8

0.4

0.6

      PCP

1.1a

0.7

0.6

0.5

0.1

0.1

      Ecstasy

2.0a

2.7

--

2.3

--

0.5

    Inhalants

9.9

9.7

4.1

4.2

1.2

1.3

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

11.0

12.0

7.4a

8.5

3.0

3.5

      Pain Relievers

8.5a

9.9

5.5b

6.9

2.4

2.9

      Tranquilizers

2.3

2.5

1.5

1.8

0.4

0.5

      Stimulants

4.0

3.6

2.5

2.4

0.8

0.7

        Methamphetamine

1.2

1.3

0.7

0.9

0.2

0.2

      Sedatives

0.7

0.7

0.5

0.4

0.1

0.1

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

18.6

19.6

11.8

12.9

4.6

5.3

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.7B)
Table H.8 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Youths Aged 16 or 17: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

41.3a

43.6

29.8b

32.8

16.4

17.8

    Marijuana and Hashish

34.0a

36.4

24.5b

27.6

13.7

14.9

    Cocaine

4.9

4.9

3.2

3.1

1.1

0.9

      Crack

1.2

1.4

0.6

0.8

0.1

0.2

    Heroin

0.6

0.5

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.1

    Hallucinogens2

11.3

10.8

7.3

7.2

2.3

2.3

      LSD

7.5

6.4

4.1

3.7

1.1a

0.7

      PCP

1.8

1.9

0.7

0.8

0.1

0.2

      Ecstasy

5.6

6.3

--

4.4

--

1.4

    Inhalants

10.0

10.0

3.7

3.4

1.0

0.7

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

16.2

17.3

10.4

11.4

4.3

4.4

      Pain Relievers

12.4

13.5

8.2

9.2

3.3

3.5

      Tranquilizers

4.6

4.7

2.9

3.0

0.8

1.0

      Stimulants

6.2

6.4

3.5

3.4

1.2

1.0

        Methamphetamine

2.5

2.6

1.5

1.4

0.6a

0.3

      Sedatives

1.2

0.9

0.6

0.4

0.2

0.2

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

25.1

25.7

16.3

16.7

6.9

6.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.8B)
Table H.9 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 18 to 20: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

51.5b

54.6

33.3b

36.8

19.6b

22.4

    Marijuana and Hashish

45.9a

48.4

28.7a

31.0

17.2a

19.0

    Cocaine

9.8

10.5

4.8b

6.0

1.7

2.3

      Crack

2.7

2.7

0.9

1.0

0.3

0.4

    Heroin

1.3

1.4

0.4

0.5

0.1

0.2

    Hallucinogens2

19.0a

20.9

9.6b

11.9

2.7b

3.7

      LSD

13.8

13.6

5.3

5.0

1.4

0.9

      PCP

2.5

2.6

0.6

0.6

0.1

0.2

      Ecstasy

10.5b

13.7

--

8.6

--

2.3

    Inhalants

13.0

12.4

3.8

3.6

0.8

0.9

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

20.2b

23.7

11.3b

14.3

4.5b

6.0

      Pain Relievers

15.8b

19.2

9.0b

11.8

3.3b

4.6

      Tranquilizers

7.1b

8.6

3.4b

4.7

1.2

1.5

      Stimulants

8.0b

9.3

3.2b

4.4

1.1a

1.7

        Methamphetamine

3.8

4.4

1.6

2.0

0.4a

0.8

      Sedatives

1.7

1.8

0.8

0.7

0.2

0.2

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

32.1b

34.8

18.1b

21.5

7.5b

9.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.9B)
Table H.10 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 21 to 25: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

51.0b

56.2

24.1b

28.5

13.2b

16.3

    Marijuana and Hashish

45.6b

51.1

20.1b

23.8

11.1b

13.9

    Cocaine

11.6b

14.6

4.1b

5.5

1.1b

1.7

      Crack

2.9b

3.9

0.5a

0.9

0.1a

0.2

    Heroin

1.5

1.8

0.4

0.5

0.1a

0.2

    Hallucinogens2

19.5b

22.9

4.8b

7.5

1.2b

2.0

      LSD

14.2b

16.4

2.1

2.1

0.4

0.4

      PCP

2.2a

2.7

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

      Ecstasy

9.1b

12.8

--

5.7

--

1.3

    Inhalants

12.6a

14.1

1.4

1.7

0.4

0.4

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

19.0b

23.0

7.9b

10.7

3.0b

4.0

      Pain Relievers

13.7b

17.5

6.1b

8.2

2.3a

2.9

      Tranquilizers

7.7b

9.1

2.8b

3.9

0.9a

1.2

      Stimulants

7.3b

9.7

1.9b

2.7

0.5b

1.0

        Methamphetamine

4.3b

5.6

0.9b

1.4

0.3b

0.7

      Sedatives

1.6

1.9

0.4

0.5

0.1

0.2

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

31.8b

35.8

12.4b

16.3

4.7b

6.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.10B)
Table H.11 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 26 to 34: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

50.9a

53.3

13.4b

16.1

7.8

8.8

    Marijuana and Hashish

46.0a

47.9

10.3a

11.9

5.9

6.8

    Cocaine

15.1

15.9

2.1

2.7

0.8

1.1

      Crack

3.8

4.5

0.4

0.6

0.1

0.2

    Heroin

1.1

1.3

0.0a

0.2

0.0

0.1

    Hallucinogens2

15.8a

17.5

1.2b

1.9

0.4

0.4

      LSD

11.8

12.6

0.4

0.4

0.1

0.0

      PCP

1.8

2.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

      Ecstasy

4.7a

6.0

--

1.4

--

0.2

    Inhalants

11.0

12.0

0.5

0.6

0.2

0.2

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

16.9

18.0

4.4b

6.1

2.1

2.4

      Pain Relievers

10.4b

12.4

3.2b

4.5

1.6

1.8

      Tranquilizers

6.9

7.7

1.3a

2.0

0.5

0.7

      Stimulants

6.8

6.7

0.8

1.1

0.4

0.5

        Methamphetamine

4.8

4.4

0.5

0.7

0.2

0.4

      Sedatives

2.1

1.9

0.3a

0.5

0.1

0.2

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

30.4b

33.3

6.6b

8.7

3.1

3.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20814 (1.11B)
Table H.12 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 35 or Older: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Any Illicit Drug1

35.5b

38.4

5.5a

6.3

3.3

3.5

    Marijuana and Hashish

31.6b

34.5

3.8

4.1

2.3

2.4

    Cocaine

11.8a

13.0

0.7

0.9

0.3

0.5

      Crack

2.2

2.6

0.2

0.3

0.1

0.2

    Heroin

1.4

1.5

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

    Hallucinogens2

10.1

10.5

0.2

0.2

0.0

0.0

      LSD

7.8

7.8

0.1

0.1

*

0.0

      PCP

3.1

3.1

0.0

*

0.0

*

      Ecstasy

1.1

1.1

--

0.1

--

0.0

    Inhalants

5.3a

5.9

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.0

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

13.5a

14.7

2.1a

2.6

1.0

1.3

      Pain Relievers

6.9

7.5

1.5

1.8

0.7

0.9

      Tranquilizers

5.8

5.9

0.7

1.0

0.3

0.4

      Stimulants

6.7

7.2

0.4

0.4

0.2

0.2

        Methamphetamine

4.2

4.5

0.2

0.3

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

4.2

4.4

0.2

0.3

0.1

0.1

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

21.1b

22.9

2.9a

3.4

1.4

1.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Due to a questionnaire change in 2001, comparison of hallucinogen estimates (except lifetime) with prior estimates should be interpreted with caution. See Appendix C.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20621 (1.19B)
Table H.13 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug, by Detailed Age Categories: 2000 and 2001

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Age Category

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

Total

38.9b

41.7

11.0b

12.6

6.3b

7.1

12

9.1

9.6

5.4

6.1

2.5

2.9

13

15.8

15.3

9.0

10.1

3.5a

4.6

14

21.8

23.5

14.7a

17.0

7.8

7.8

15

32.8

34.2

23.7

26.0

11.8a

14.0

16

38.9

40.7

28.3a

31.3

14.9

16.2

17

43.9

46.7

31.4a

34.3

18.1

19.5

18

48.7

51.3

33.7a

36.9

20.3

22.0

19

52.2b

56.9

33.9b

38.6

19.7b

24.0

20

54.0

55.9

32.2

34.9

18.8

21.4

21

54.4a

58.6

30.0b

35.1

17.8a

20.7

22

52.4a

56.9

26.6b

31.6

13.9b

18.0

23

50.3b

55.3

24.1

26.2

12.6

14.2

24

50.0b

55.5

21.8

24.4

11.9a

14.4

25

47.6b

54.6

17.4b

24.3

9.4b

13.7

26-29

50.1b

54.3

15.6b

19.9

8.8a

11.4

30-34

51.5

52.6

11.8

13.4

7.0

6.9

35-39

55.5a

59.8

9.9a

12.6

5.3b

7.5

40-44

58.1

59.4

10.4

10.9

6.5

6.0

45-49

49.9b

55.1

6.9b

9.2

4.8

5.3

50-54

35.5b

42.1

4.5

4.7

2.4

2.4

55-59

28.6

29.7

4.2

3.0

2.3

1.4

60-64

14.4

16.7

1.8

1.9

1.5

0.6

65 or Older

6.4

6.6

0.7

0.9

0.3

0.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20621 (1.26B)
Table H.14 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

38.9b

41.7

11.0b

12.6

6.3b

7.1

AGE

           

    12-17

26.9a

28.4

18.6b

20.8

9.7b

10.8

    18-25

51.2b

55.6

27.9b

31.9

15.9b

18.8

    26 or Older

38.5b

41.2

7.1b

8.2

4.2

4.5

GENDER

           

    Male

43.5b

46.1

12.9b

14.7

7.7b

8.7

    Female

34.7b

37.6

9.2b

10.6

5.0a

5.5

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

40.0b

42.9

11.1b

12.7

6.4b

7.1

      White Only

41.5b

44.5

11.2b

12.9

6.4b

7.2

      Black Only

35.5a

38.6

10.9

12.2

6.4

7.4

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

53.9

54.7

19.8

21.9

12.6

9.9

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

*

*

*

11.6

6.2

7.5

      Asian Only

18.9

20.9

5.2

6.2

2.7

2.8

      More Than One Race

49.2

49.9

20.6

22.4

14.8

12.6

    Hispanic

29.9

31.9

10.1a

11.9

5.3a

6.4

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20621 (1.27B)
Table H.15 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug among Youths Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

26.9a

28.4

18.6b

20.8

9.7b

10.8

GENDER

           

    Male

27.2a

28.7

18.4b

21.1

9.8b

11.4

    Female

26.6

28.0

18.9a

20.5

9.5

10.2

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

26.8a

28.4

18.7b

20.9

9.7b

11.0

      White Only

27.6

28.9

19.7b

21.7

10.1b

11.3

      Black Only

24.5

26.7

15.3a

17.9

8.4

9.1

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

*

*

*

*

*

22.1

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

17.3

19.2

11.6

13.4

5.8

8.0

      More Than One Race

27.9

33.2

16.8

23.3

10.1

13.3

    Hispanic

27.3

28.3

18.2

20.7

9.5

10.1

GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN

           

    Male - White

27.2a

29.2

19.1b

21.8

10.1b

11.9

    Female - White

28.0

28.5

20.4

21.4

10.1

10.8

    Male - Black

25.5

26.0

16.3

17.7

8.7

9.6

    Female - Black

23.5a

27.5

14.2a

18.0

8.0

8.7

    Male - Hispanic

28.9

29.9

18.6a

22.1

10.1

11.3

    Female - Hispanic

25.6

26.6

17.7

19.2

8.8

8.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20621 (1.28B)
Table H.16 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

51.2b

55.6

27.9b

31.9

15.9b

18.8

GENDER

           

    Male

54.7b

58.8

31.9b

36.5

19.0b

23.3

    Female

47.8b

52.4

23.9b

27.3

12.7b

14.3

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

53.3b

57.8

29.3b

33.5

16.8b

19.7

      White Only

56.1b

60.5

30.7b

35.1

17.6b

20.8

      Black Only

44.5b

49.4

24.7

28.0

14.5a

17.1

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

76.3

70.8

*

30.3

17.0

*

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

27.9

34.4

14.0b

21.9

7.2

10.6

      More Than One Race

66.4

65.9

43.3

40.3

27.0

23.8

    Hispanic

39.2a

43.2

20.2

22.9

10.8a

13.4

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

52.3b

56.7

30.3b

34.5

18.8a

21.6

    High School Graduate

51.1b

54.9

27.0b

31.1

15.3b

18.4

    Some College

52.2b

55.8

29.2b

32.8

16.6a

19.0

    College Graduate

46.9b

55.0

23.0a

27.4

10.3b

14.8

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT1

           

    Full-Time

53.8b

57.7

27.2b

30.4

14.9b

17.6

    Part-Time

50.0b

54.7

29.0b

34.6

16.6b

20.4

    Unemployed

60.8

60.3

39.4

43.4

25.2

28.5

    Other2

43.6b

49.4

25.9a

28.7

15.3

16.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Estimates for 2000 and 2001 are based on a revised definition of employment and are not comparable with estimates by employment published in prior NHSDA reports.
2 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20621 (1.29B)
Table H.17 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

38.5b

41.2

7.1b

8.2

4.2

4.5

GENDER

           

    Male

43.9b

46.4

8.7a

9.9

5.4

5.7

    Female

33.6b

36.4

5.6a

6.6

3.1

3.5

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

39.6b

42.4

7.2b

8.3

4.3

4.6

      White Only

41.0b

44.0

7.3b

8.5

4.3

4.7

      Black Only

35.6

38.4

7.1

7.8

4.2

5.1

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

*

52.9

12.0

16.5

9.5

5.9

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

17.6

18.6

2.8

2.3

1.5

0.7

      More Than One Race

51.3

50.9

*

*

*

9.0

    Hispanic

28.0

29.6

5.8

7.2

3.0

3.8

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

24.0a

26.9

6.4a

8.1

3.7

4.7

    High School Graduate

37.3a

39.5

7.0a

8.0

4.8

5.0

    Some College

44.2a

47.1

7.3b

9.2

4.2

5.0

    College Graduate

44.4

46.6

7.4

7.5

3.8

3.5

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT1

           

    Full-Time

47.8b

50.9

8.6b

9.9

4.9

5.3

    Part-Time

38.2a

42.7

6.4

8.2

4.2

4.6

    Unemployed

57.7

50.8

17.8

16.2

12.3

11.2

    Other2

19.3

21.1

3.8

4.3

2.3

2.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Estimates for 2000 and 2001 are based on a revised definition of employment and are not comparable with estimates by employment published in prior NHSDA reports.
2 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20621 (1.30B)
Table H.18 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

40.3b

43.3

10.1b

11.6

5.9b

6.6

GENDER

           

    Male

45.6b

48.3

12.2b

13.9

7.4a

8.3

    Female

35.6b

38.7

8.1b

9.5

4.5a

5.0

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

41.5b

44.6

10.2b

11.8

6.0b

6.7

      White Only

42.9b

46.2

10.3b

12.0

6.1b

6.8

      Black Only

37.1a

40.4

10.3

11.4

6.0

7.2

      American Indian or Alaska

        Native Only

53.7

56.0

16.7

18.9

10.9

7.7

      Native Hawaiian or Other

        Pacific Islander

*

*

*

10.7

6.0

7.5

      Asian Only

19.1

21.0

4.4

5.3

2.3

2.2

      More Than One Race

54.3

54.3

21.6

22.2

*

12.4

    Hispanic

30.4

32.5

8.8

10.5

4.7

5.8

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

28.9b

32.0

10.5b

12.6

6.3a

7.6

    High School Graduate

39.4b

41.9

10.1b

11.7

6.4

7.1

    Some College

45.7b

48.8

11.4b

13.7

6.5b

7.7

    College Graduate

44.6a

47.2

8.5

8.9

4.2

4.3

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT1

           

    Full-Time

48.6b

51.8

11.0b

12.5

6.3a

6.9

    Part-Time

41.5b

46.1

12.8b

15.7

7.7a

9.1

    Unemployed

58.8

54.0

25.4

25.4

16.9

17.1

    Other2

21.8a

23.9

6.1

6.7

3.6

3.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Estimates for 2000 and 2001 are based on a revised definition of employment and are not comparable with estimates by employment published in prior NHSDA reports.
2 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20621 (1.61B)
Table H.19 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Annual Averages Based on 2000 and 2001 NHSDAs

 

TIME PERIOD

Racial/Ethnic Subgroup

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

TOTAL1

40.3

11.8

6.7

NOT HISPANIC1

41.5

11.9

6.8

    White

43.0

12.1

6.8

    Black

37.0

11.6

6.9

    American Indian or Alaska Native

54.3

20.9

11.2

    Native Hawaiian

*

*

*

    Other Pacific Islander

*

10.1

5.1

    Chinese

13.8

4.4

1.3

    Filipino

22.8

4.3

2.2

    Japanese

30.7

6.8

4.5

    Asian Indian

11.5

5.2

2.2

    Korean

27.7

8.4

5.0

    Vietnamese

14.2

6.6

3.0

HISPANIC1

30.9

11.0

5.9

    Mexican

31.3

11.2

5.8

    Puerto Rican

40.3

14.6

9.2

    Central or South American

26.4

8.5

3.6

    Cuban

18.2

7.7

3.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

 

20621 (1.71B)
Table H.20 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: 2000 and 2001

Geographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

2000

2001

2000

2001

2000

2001

TOTAL

38.9b

41.7

11.0b

12.6

6.3b

7.1

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

           

    Northeast

38.8b

42.4

11.6a

13.0

6.6

7.5

      New England

47.8

49.7

16.2

16.2

10.0

9.2

      Middle Atlantic

35.6b

39.8

9.9b

11.9

5.4b

6.9

    Midwest

38.4b

41.6

10.1b

12.1

5.7b

6.8

      East North Central

39.8a

42.3

10.8a

12.1

6.3

6.9

      West North Central

35.1b

40.1

8.5b

12.0

4.1b

6.7

    South

36.7a

38.9

10.0b

11.5

5.5a

6.2

      South Atlantic

38.2

40.4

10.7

11.5

5.8

6.4

      East South Central

35.8

37.3

9.8

11.0

5.6

5.7

      West South Central

34.7

37.2

8.8b

11.7

4.9a

6.2

    West

43.3a

45.7

13.1a

14.6

8.0

8.3

      Mountain

43.8

45.4

12.9

13.2

7.2

7.2

      Pacific

43.1

45.9

13.1a

15.1

8.3

8.7

COUNTY TYPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Large Metro

40.3b

43.3

11.4b

13.0

6.5b

7.6

    Small Metro

40.1a

42.3

11.7b

13.1

6.7

7.1

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

40.5a

43.0

11.5b

13.1

6.4

7.0

      <250K Pop.

39.1

40.0

12.1

12.9

7.4

7.4

    Nonmetro

33.9b

37.2

9.0b

10.9

5.1

5.8

      Urbanized

38.7

39.8

10.8a

13.1

6.8

7.0

      Less Urbanized

32.4b

36.4

8.4b

10.1

4.5a

5.5

      Completely Rural

29.6

34.9

7.5

9.8

3.9

4.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2001 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000 and 2001.

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