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Table 5.61 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 3.5 1.2 2.9 5.9 3.3 2.5 2.7 3.5
Region:
Northeast 2.2 0.6 * * 3.9 1.3 2.0 2.2
North Central 3.1 * * 6.1 * * 2.4 3.2
South 3.6 * 2.6 6.2 0.5 2.4 2.4 3.8
West 4.8 1.3 * 5.7 * 3.4 6.7 4.8
Density:
MSA < 1 Million 3.2 0.6 2.6 5.5 3.2 2.2 2.3 3.4
Other MSA 3.7 * * 6.9 * * 3.8 3.4
Not in MSA 3.7 * * 5.3 * 3.0 2.5 3.8
Interview:
Spanish 0.7 * * 0.7 * 0.5 * *
English 3.5 1.2 3.2 6.7 3.4 2.7 2.8 3.5
Family Income:
<$20,000 3.6 * 1.7 6.0 3.4 1.4 2.8 3.7
$20-40,000 4.3 * 1.3 6.3 2.9 3.6 3.4 4.5
>$40,000 3.1 1.5 5.1 5.5 3.4 3.4 2.0 3.1
School Dropout:
Yes 13.1 * * 10.5 * * 8.5 16.1
No 3.2 1.2 2.7 5.7 3.1 2.5 2.6 3.2
Family:
Mother/Father 2.3 * 2.8 3.8 2.8 2.4 1.3 2.4
Other 5.3 3.0 3.0 9.4 3.8 2.6 3.5 5.7
Health Insured:
Yes 3.4 1.1 3.2 6.4 2.8 2.4 2.8 3.4
No 4.1 * 2.0 5.1 6.2 2.8 2.4 4.5
Welfare:
Receives 5.3 * * 5.8 3.3 * 3.9 7.5
Does not 3.3 0.9 2.9 5.9 3.3 2.6 2.4 3.3
* Low precision.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1991-93