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Table 5.51 Percentage Using Cocaine in the Past Year,
by Race/Ethnicity and Sociodemographic Characteristics, 1991-1993
Respondents Aged 12 to 17
Total Asian/ Pac Isl Hispanic Cuba Hispanic Mexico Hispanic Puerto Rico Hispanic Other Non Hispanic Black Non Hispanic White
Total 1.1 0.5 1.0 3.1 1.8 1.1 0.8 1.0
Region:
Northeast 0.6 * * * 2.5 0.5 0.8 0.4
North Central 0.8 * * 0.6 * * 0.4 0.9
South 1.2 * 1.6 3.6 0.4 0.6 0.9 1.2
West 1.8 * * 3.3 * 1.9 0.7 1.5
Density:
MSA < 1 Million 1.0 0.3 1.2 2.6 2.3 1.0 0.6 0.9
Other MSA 1.3 * * 4.2 * * 0.9 1.1
Not in MSA 1.1 * * * * 0.8 * 1.0
Interview:
Spanish 0.4 * * 0.3 * 0.5 * *
English 1.1 0.5 1.1 3.5 1.8 1.2 0.8 1.0
Family Income:
<$20,000 1.2 * 1.0 2.9 1.1 1.0 0.8 1.0
$20-40,000 1.6 * * 2.9 1.6 2.5 1.2 1.6
>$40,000 0.9 0.2 1.3 3.5 3.6 0.4 0.2 0.8
School Dropout:
Yes 8.7 * * 8.8 * * 5.7 10.0
No 0.9 0.5 0.8 2.8 1.6 1.0 0.6 0.8
Family:
Mother/Father 0.7 * 1.0 2.4 2.4 1.2 0.4 0.6
Other 1.8 2.3 1.0 4.1 1.3 1.0 1.0 1.8
Health Insured:
Yes 0.9 0.5 0.8 2.7 2.0 0.7 0.7 0.8
No 2.3 * 1.7 3.7 0.9 2.2 1.0 2.5
Welfare:
Receives 1.3 * * 3.6 0.9 * 0.7 1.2
Does not 1.1 0.2 1.0 3.0 2.3 1.2 0.8 1.0
* Low precision.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1991-93