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Table 4.5
Percentage Using Marijuana in the Past Year, by Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and
Age Group (1991-1993)
Total Female Male Age       12-17 Age       18-25 Age       26-34 Age      35+
Total 9.0 6.7 11.4 9.4 23.4 14.2 3.8
Native American 15.0 16.1 13.7 14.7 23.2 29.4 *
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.7 2.0 7.7 5.3 11.2 9.3 0.8
Hispanic
  Caribbean 5.6 3.5 8.1 5.4 15.1 3.1 3.6
  Central America 2.7 1.5 4.3 5.7 5.9 2.5 0.0
  Cuba 5.9 3.7 8.4 7.7 15.8 * 1.4
  Mexico 9.1 5.5 12.4 10.6 17.0 8.8 4.5
  Puerto Rico 10.8 7.0 15.2 13.1 19.1 16.1 5.3
  South America 8.4 4.2 12.6 7.6 * 8.4 3.3
  Other 9.1 9.2 8.9 14.5 31.5 14.7 *
Non-Hispanic Black 10.6 7.7 14.2 8.6 19.5 16.9 5.8
Non-Hispanic White 8.9 6.7 11.2 9.5 25.7 14.5 3.6
* Low precision.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1991-93