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Table 5.50 Percentage Using Cocaine in the Past Year,
by Race/Ethnicity and Sociodemographic Characteristics, 1991-1993
Respondents Aged 12 and Older
Total Asian/ Pac Isl Hispanic Cuba Hispanic Mexico Hispanic Puerto Rico Hispanic Other Non Hispanic Black Non Hispanic White
Total 2.5 1.4 1.7 3.9 3.7 1.8 3.1 2.4
Gender:
Female 1.6 0.3 0.8 2.6 1.8 1.2 2.0 1.6
Male 3.5 2.7 2.8 5.1 6.0 2.5 4.5 3.2
Ages:
12 to 17 1.1 0.5 1.0 3.1 1.8 1.1 0.8 1.0
18 to 25 6.3 3.5 2.7 7.1 5.2 5.2 4.2 6.8
26 to 34 4.8 * 5.2 4.1 9.3 2.8 6.1 4.7
35 and older 1.1 0.6 0.8 2.3 1.3 0.3 2.2 1.0
Region:
Northeast 2.5 0.1 1.9 * 3.8 1.6 3.6 2.4
North Central 2.1 0.1 * 2.2 3.0 2.2 2.8 2.0
South 2.0 0.3 1.9 3.0 2.5 1.0 2.7 1.8
West 3.9 2.7 0.6 4.7 6.9 2.2 5.4 3.8
Density:
MSA < 1 Million 2.9 1.4 1.7 4.1 3.1 1.5 3.4 2.8
Other MSA 2.4 1.9 * 3.5 4.7 2.4 2.6 2.3
Not in MSA 2.0 * * 3.9 2.2 2.2 2.9 1.9
Interview:
Spanish 1.7 * 1.6 1.7 2.6 1.6 * *
English 2.5 1.4 1.8 4.9 3.8 1.9 3.1 2.4
Family Income:
<$20,000 3.2 2.1 2.2 3.5 4.6 1.7 3.6 3.1
$20-40,000 2.7 * 1.3 5.1 3.5 2.5 3.4 2.5
>$40,000 2.0 1.1 1.6 3.8 2.7 1.5 2.3 1.9
Health Insured:
Yes 2.0 1.4 1.0 3.4 3.2 1.4 2.7 1.9
No 5.6 1.8 4.0 4.7 5.6 2.7 5.1 6.3
Welfare:
Receives 5.7 2.3 * 7.0 4.4 1.3 6.2 5.7
Does not 2.3 1.4 1.5 3.6 3.6 1.8 2.6 2.3
* Low precision.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1991-93