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Table 2.43A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 3,326 3,217 1,849 1,799 379 326
GENDER            
Male 1,697 1,607 1,004 941 235 177
Female 1,629 1,609 845 859 144 149
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,645 2,514 1,486 1,396 329 272
White 2,029 2,003 1,193 1,145 278 248
Black or African American 370 328 160 144 16 9
American Indian or Alaska Native 21 15 15 10 4 2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 89 58 42 30 8 2
Two or More Races 126 86 67 47 19 7
Hispanic or Latino 681 703 363 403 49 54
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,053 982 679 598 176 132
Female, White, Not Hispanic 977 1,021 514 547 102 116
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 181 167 74 80 8 6
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 189 161 86 65 8 3
Male, Hispanic 340 366 179 215 34 35
Female, Hispanic 341 337 184 188 15 19
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Table 2.43B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 13.3 12.9 7.4 7.2 1.5 1.3
GENDER            
Male 13.3 12.6 7.9 7.4 1.8 1.4
Female 13.3 13.2 6.9 7.0 1.2 1.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 13.5 12.9 7.6 7.2 1.7 1.4
White 14.6 14.6 8.6 8.3 2.0 1.8
Black or African American 10.5 9.3 4.5 4.1 0.5 0.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 15.2 10.0 11.2 6.6 2.6 1.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 7.4 4.9 3.5 2.5 0.7 0.1
Two or More Races 17.5a 11.7 9.3 6.4 2.6 1.0
Hispanic or Latino 12.6 12.8 6.7 7.3 0.9 1.0
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 14.7 13.9 9.5 8.5 2.5 1.9
Female, White, Not Hispanic 14.5 15.2 7.6 8.2 1.5 1.7
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 10.3 9.4 4.2 4.5 0.5 0.3
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 10.7 9.3 4.9 3.7 0.5 0.2
Male, Hispanic 12.3 13.1 6.4 7.7 1.2 1.2
Female, Hispanic 12.9 12.6 7.0 7.0 0.6 0.7
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Table 2.44A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 20,814 20,828 13,653 13,662 4,165 4,386
GENDER            
Male 10,867 10,908 7,961 7,941 2,814 3,016
Female 9,947 9,920 5,692 5,721 1,351 1,370
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,135 17,010 11,144 11,165 3,475 3,687
White 13,246 13,037 9,035 8,898 3,063 3,160
Black or African American 2,310 2,451 1,265 1,307 226 278
American Indian or Alaska Native 113 * 85 109 27 27
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 82 * 57 * *
Asian 946 855 454 498 76 109
Two or More Races 438 454 250 297 72 95
Hispanic or Latino 3,678 3,818 2,509 2,497 691 699
EDUCATION            
< High School 2,545 2,324 1,820a 1,635 511a 408
High School Graduate 6,255 6,241 4,249 4,139 1,278 1,356
Some College 8,092 8,032 5,171 5,244 1,677 1,808
College Graduate 3,922 4,232 2,413 2,644 699 814
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 8,658a 9,312 5,822a 6,232 1,764b 2,097
Part-Time 5,892 5,764 3,757 3,740 1,181 1,215
Unemployed 2,468a 2,190 1,737b 1,453 477 413
Other1 3,796 3,563 2,337 2,237 744 662
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Table 2.44B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 60.7 60.2 39.8 39.5 12.1 12.7
GENDER            
Male 63.3 62.9 46.3 45.8 16.4 17.4
Female 58.1 57.5 33.2 33.2 7.9 7.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 62.9 62.0 40.9 40.7 12.7 13.4
White 67.6 66.7 46.1 45.5 15.6 16.2
Black or African American 49.2 49.9 26.9 26.6 4.8 5.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 52.3 * 39.4 40.9 12.6 10.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 43.2 * 29.9 * *
Asian 50.2 48.0 24.1 27.9 4.0 6.1
Two or More Races 61.6 59.6 35.2 39.0 10.1 12.4
Hispanic or Latino 52.2 53.5 35.6 35.0 9.8 9.8
EDUCATION            
< High School 44.3 43.7 31.7 30.7 8.9 7.7
High School Graduate 53.5 52.9 36.3 35.1 10.9 11.5
Some College 67.7a 65.0 43.2 42.5 14.0 14.6
College Graduate 80.0 82.5 49.2 51.5 14.3 15.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 69.4 69.1 46.6 46.3 14.1 15.6
Part-Time 62.9 61.3 40.1 39.8 12.6 12.9
Unemployed 55.1 53.3 38.7a 35.4 10.6 10.1
Other1 47.6 46.8 29.3 29.4 9.3 8.7
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Table 2.45A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 109,245 111,457 42,839 44,224 11,321 12,309
GENDER            
Male 58,172 58,672 28,410 29,395 8,614 9,275
Female 51,073 52,785 14,429 14,829 2,707 3,034
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 96,869 99,126 36,497 37,774 10,080 10,991
White 80,739 82,372 30,211 30,558 8,673 9,471
Black or African American 10,052 10,489 4,436 4,882 955 1,107
American Indian or Alaska Native 505 456 247 318 134 93
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 29
Asian 3,936 3,805 950 1,099 120 109
Two or More Races 1,311 1,615 428a 699 114 181
Hispanic or Latino 12,376 12,331 6,342 6,450 1,240 1,318
EDUCATION            
< High School 9,042a 10,211 5,700 6,215 1,560 1,910
High School Graduate 28,995 29,837 13,388 14,249 3,568 4,080
Some College 28,638 28,622 11,312 11,245 3,202 3,116
College Graduate 42,569 42,788 12,438 12,516 2,991 3,202
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 65,704 66,934 28,343 28,972 7,482 8,008
Part-Time 13,054 13,431 4,131 4,675 1,174 1,161
Unemployed 4,883 5,265 2,782 2,894 743a 1,049
Other1 25,604 25,826 7,582 7,683 1,922 2,091
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Table 2.45B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 55.1 55.6 21.6 22.1 5.7 6.1
GENDER            
Male 61.4 61.2 30.0 30.7 9.1 9.7
Female 49.3 50.4 13.9 14.2 2.6 2.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 56.5 57.3 21.3 21.9 5.9 6.4
White 59.5 60.4 22.3 22.4 6.4 6.9
Black or African American 45.6 47.1 20.1 21.9 4.3 5.0
American Indian or Alaska Native 47.0 44.4 23.0 30.9 12.5 9.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 3.7
Asian 42.1 38.8 10.2 11.2 1.3 1.1
Two or More Races 51.0 60.8 16.6a 26.3 4.4 6.8
Hispanic or Latino 46.0 44.6 23.5 23.3 4.6 4.8
EDUCATION            
< High School 33.2 35.3 20.9 21.5 5.7 6.6
High School Graduate 50.0 51.5 23.1 24.6 6.2 7.0
Some College 57.6 57.0 22.7 22.4 6.4 6.2
College Graduate 67.2 67.4 19.6 19.7 4.7 5.0
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 63.6 64.3 27.5 27.8 7.2 7.7
Part-Time 56.6 57.5 17.9 20.0 5.1 5.0
Unemployed 53.6 55.6 30.5 30.6 8.2 11.1
Other1 40.7 40.7 12.1 12.1 3.1 3.3
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Table 2.46A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 130,059 132,285 56,491 57,886 15,486a 16,695
GENDER            
Male 69,039 69,580 36,371 37,336 11,428 12,291
Female 61,020 62,706 20,121 20,550 4,058 4,404
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 114,005 116,136 47,641 48,939 13,555a 14,678
White 93,985 95,409 39,247 39,456 11,736 12,631
Black or African American 12,362 12,940 5,701 6,188 1,181 1,385
American Indian or Alaska Native 618 587 332 427 161 120
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 47
Asian 4,882 4,660 1,404 1,597 196 218
Two or More Races 1,748 2,069 677a 996 186 276
Hispanic or Latino 16,054 16,149 8,850 8,947 1,931 2,017
EDUCATION            
< High School 11,588 12,534 7,520 7,850 2,071 2,318
High School Graduate 35,250 36,078 17,637 18,388 4,846 5,437
Some College 36,730 36,654 16,482 16,489 4,879 4,924
College Graduate 46,491 47,019 14,852 15,159 3,690 4,016
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 74,362 76,246 34,165 35,204 9,245 10,104
Part-Time 18,945 19,195 7,888 8,416 2,355 2,375
Unemployed 7,351 7,455 4,519 4,347 1,220 1,463
Other1 29,400 29,389 9,919 9,919 2,665 2,753
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Table 2.46B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 55.9 56.3 24.3 24.6 6.7 7.1
GENDER            
Male 61.7 61.5 32.5 33.0 10.2 10.9
Female 50.5 51.4 16.7 16.8 3.4 3.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 57.4 58.0 24.0 24.4 6.8 7.3
White 60.5 61.2 25.3 25.3 7.6 8.1
Black or African American 46.2 47.6 21.3 22.8 4.4 5.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 47.9 45.4 25.7 33.0 12.5 9.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 4.8
Asian 43.5 40.2 12.5 13.8 1.7 1.9
Two or More Races 53.3 60.5 20.7a 29.1 5.7 8.1
Hispanic or Latino 47.2 46.4 26.0 25.7 5.7 5.8
EDUCATION            
< High School 35.1 36.6 22.8 22.9 6.3 6.8
High School Graduate 50.6 51.7 25.3 26.4 7.0 7.8
Some College 59.5 58.6 26.7 26.4 7.9 7.9
College Graduate 68.2 68.6 21.8 22.1 5.4 5.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 64.3 64.8 29.5 29.9 8.0 8.6
Part-Time 58.4 58.6 24.3 25.7 7.3 7.2
Unemployed 54.1 54.9 33.2 32.0 9.0 10.8
Other1 41.5 41.3 14.0 13.9 3.8 3.9
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Table 2.47A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 173,890 173,654 81,859 82,829 68,225 69,497
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31,640 31,330 15,027 14,395 12,102 11,909
New England 8,667 8,846 3,828 3,894 3,021 3,133
Middle Atlantic 22,973 22,484 11,198 10,501 9,080 8,776
Midwest 39,653 39,482 19,145 19,598 16,281 16,833
East North Central 27,310 27,325 13,370 13,918 11,359 12,027
West North Central 12,344 12,157 5,776 5,680 4,922 4,806
South 64,494 64,388 31,206 31,584 26,597 26,876
South Atlantic 34,112 34,456 15,529 15,800 13,023 13,404
East South Central 10,953 10,662 5,877 5,857 5,258 5,266
West South Central 19,428 19,271 9,801 9,928 8,316 8,205
West 38,103 38,454 16,480 17,252 13,245 13,879
Mountain 11,803 12,379 5,581a 6,167 4,696 5,178
Pacific 26,301 26,075 10,899 11,085 8,548 8,701
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88,948 88,509 40,988 40,473 33,168 33,045
Small Metro 56,229 54,812 26,399 26,509 22,297 22,305
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 37,798 36,340 17,547 17,054 14,732 14,304
< 250K Pop. 18,431 18,472 8,852 9,455 7,565 8,001
Nonmetro 28,713 30,333 14,471a 15,848 12,759a 14,147
Urbanized 11,783a 13,353 5,863a 6,690 5,098 5,798
Less Urbanized 13,883 13,421 7,015 7,336 6,191 6,682
Completely Rural 3,047 3,559 1,594 1,821 1,470 1,667
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Table 2.47B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 67.5 66.8 31.8 31.9 26.5 26.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 67.5 66.4 32.0 30.5 25.8 25.2
New England 70.3 71.3 31.1 31.4 24.5 25.2
Middle Atlantic 66.5 64.7 32.4 30.2 26.3 25.2
Midwest 71.2 70.6 34.4 35.0 29.2 30.1
East North Central 70.6 70.4 34.6 35.9 29.4 31.0
West North Central 72.6 71.1 34.0 33.2 29.0 28.1
South 67.8 66.8 32.8 32.8 27.9 27.9
South Atlantic 68.0 67.8 30.9 31.1 25.9 26.4
East South Central 71.6 69.3 38.4 38.0 34.4 34.2
West South Central 65.4 64.0 33.0 33.0 28.0 27.2
West 63.7 63.5 27.5 28.5 22.1 22.9
Mountain 65.0 67.2 30.7 33.5 25.9 28.1
Pacific 63.1 61.8 26.2 26.3 20.5 20.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 65.0 63.5 30.0 29.1 24.2 23.7
Small Metro 69.8 69.8 32.8 33.8 27.7 28.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 69.4 68.7 32.2 32.2 27.0 27.0
< 250K Pop. 70.6 72.1 33.9a 36.9 29.0 31.2
Nonmetro 71.5 71.8 36.0 37.5 31.8 33.5
Urbanized 70.1 72.3 34.9 36.2 30.3 31.4
Less Urbanized 72.4 70.7 36.6 38.6 32.3 35.2
Completely Rural 72.5 74.7 37.9 38.2 35.0 35.0
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Table 2.48A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 5,782b 5,354 4,203b 3,801 2,490b 2,152
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 940 840 757a 651 470b 352
New England 269a 220 230a 186 139a 103
Middle Atlantic 671 620 527 465 331b 249
Midwest 1,319 1,241 953 889 575 538
East North Central 893 839 631 605 378 368
West North Central 427 402 321 284 197 170
South 2,193 2,107 1,577 1,498 935 864
South Atlantic 1,052 1,014 791 724 448 415
East South Central 412 400 290 284 192 172
West South Central 729 693 496 490 296 277
West 1,330a 1,166 916a 763 510a 399
Mountain 422 429 297 280 187 153
Pacific 908b 737 618b 483 323a 246
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,719 2,560 1,973a 1,784 1,115 980
Small Metro 1,919b 1,679 1,434b 1,230 870b 686
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,270a 1,096 951b 786 560b 441
< 250K Pop. 649 582 483 444 311a 245
Nonmetro 1,145 1,115 796 787 505 486
Urbanized 482 471 347 311 205 186
Less Urbanized 551 521 369 385 247 245
Completely Rural 111 123 80 91 52 55
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Table 2.48B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 23.2b 21.5 16.8b 15.2 10.0b 8.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 22.0 19.8 17.7a 15.4 11.0b 8.3
New England 24.2a 20.0 20.7a 16.8 12.5a 9.3
Middle Atlantic 21.2 19.8 16.7 14.8 10.5a 7.9
Midwest 24.2 22.9 17.5 16.4 10.6 9.9
East North Central 23.4 22.2 16.6 16.0 9.9 9.7
West North Central 26.0 24.5 19.6 17.4 12.0 10.4
South 23.7 22.6 17.0 16.1 10.1 9.3
South Atlantic 22.8 21.8 17.1 15.6 9.7 8.9
East South Central 27.9 27.1 19.6 19.2 13.0 11.7
West South Central 23.1 21.7 15.7 15.4 9.4 8.7
West 22.2a 19.5 15.3a 12.8 8.5a 6.7
Mountain 22.9 23.1 16.2 15.1 10.2 8.3
Pacific 21.9b 17.9 14.9a 11.7 7.8a 6.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 20.4a 18.8 14.8b 13.1 8.4a 7.2
Small Metro 24.5a 22.6 18.3a 16.6 11.1b 9.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 23.7 21.4 17.7a 15.4 10.4a 8.6
< 250K Pop. 26.3 25.3 19.6 19.3 12.6 10.7
Nonmetro 30.0 28.4 20.8 20.1 13.2 12.4
Urbanized 28.5 26.0 20.5a 17.2 12.1 10.3
Less Urbanized 31.1 30.7 20.8 22.7 14.0 14.5
Completely Rural 31.1 29.7 22.5 22.0 14.6 13.3
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Table 2.49A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 23,304 22,926 17,159 16,891 13,532 13,167
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,145 4,106 3,064 3,025 2,355 2,304
New England 1,136 1,096 838 786 628 558
Middle Atlantic 3,009 3,010 2,226 2,239 1,727 1,747
Midwest 5,248 5,179 4,003 3,975 3,249 3,182
East North Central 3,590 3,538 2,728 2,721 2,206 2,187
West North Central 1,658 1,640 1,275 1,255 1,042 994
South 8,541 8,442 6,288 6,262 4,963 4,941
South Atlantic 4,361 4,263 3,121 3,138 2,400 2,458
East South Central 1,457 1,363 1,135 1,026 980 893
West South Central 2,723 2,816 2,032 2,098 1,583 1,590
West 5,370 5,199 3,805 3,628 2,965 2,740
Mountain 1,655 1,662 1,190 1,225 943 947
Pacific 3,715 3,537 2,615 2,403 2,022a 1,793
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 12,178 12,033 8,837 8,731 6,833 6,693
Small Metro 7,644 7,399 5,658 5,454 4,472 4,222
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,827 4,599 3,507 3,370 2,786 2,599
< 250K Pop. 2,817 2,800 2,151 2,083 1,685 1,624
Nonmetro 3,482 3,494 2,664 2,706 2,228 2,252
Urbanized 1,636 1,579 1,214 1,234 1,002 1,022
Less Urbanized 1,524 1,578 1,189 1,215 998 1,003
Completely Rural 323 337 262 258 228 226
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Table 2.49B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 67.9a 66.3 50.0 48.8 39.5a 38.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 67.7 66.7 50.1 49.2 38.5 37.4
New England 70.8 67.7 52.2 48.5 39.1 34.4
Middle Atlantic 66.6 66.4 49.3 49.4 38.2 38.5
Midwest 71.5 70.3 54.5 54.0 44.3 43.2
East North Central 70.9 69.7 53.9 53.6 43.6 43.1
West North Central 72.8 71.7 56.0 54.9 45.8 43.5
South 67.7 66.2 49.9 49.1 39.4 38.7
South Atlantic 67.7 65.3 48.5 48.1 37.3 37.7
East South Central 72.5a 67.4 56.5 50.7 48.8 44.2
West South Central 65.5 66.9 48.8 49.9 38.1 37.8
West 65.2 62.5 46.2 43.6 36.0a 33.0
Mountain 67.0 66.6 48.2 49.1 38.2 38.0
Pacific 64.5 60.8 45.4a 41.3 35.1a 30.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 66.2b 63.6 48.0 46.1 37.1 35.4
Small Metro 68.6 68.4 50.8 50.4 40.1 39.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 68.2 66.7 49.5 48.9 39.3 37.7
< 250K Pop. 69.3 71.4 52.9 53.1 41.5 41.4
Nonmetro 73.4 72.0 56.1 55.8 46.9 46.4
Urbanized 74.1 71.1 55.0 55.5 45.4 46.0
Less Urbanized 72.8 72.3 56.8 55.7 47.7 46.0
Completely Rural 72.6 75.4 58.9 57.6 51.4 50.7
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Table 2.50A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 144,804 145,374 60,497 62,138 52,203 54,178
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,555 26,384 11,205 10,719 9,276 9,253
New England 7,262 7,529 2,760 2,923 2,254 2,472
Middle Atlantic 19,294 18,855 8,445 7,797 7,022 6,781
Midwest 33,086 33,063 14,190 14,734 12,457 13,113
East North Central 22,827 22,948 10,011 10,592 8,775 9,472
West North Central 10,259 10,115 4,180 4,141 3,682 3,641
South 53,759 53,839 23,341 23,824 20,699 21,071
South Atlantic 28,699 29,179 11,617 11,938 10,175 10,531
East South Central 9,084 8,898 4,452 4,547 4,087 4,201
West South Central 15,976 15,762 7,272 7,339 6,437 6,339
West 31,404 32,089 11,760 12,861 9,770 10,741
Mountain 9,726 10,288 4,094a 4,662 3,566 4,078
Pacific 21,678 21,801 7,666 8,199 6,204 6,663
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 74,052 73,916 30,178 29,958 25,221 25,373
Small Metro 46,666 45,735 19,308 19,826 16,955 17,396
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 31,701 30,645 13,089 12,898 11,386 11,264
< 250K Pop. 14,965 15,090 6,218 6,928 5,569 6,132
Nonmetro 24,087 25,724 11,011a 12,354 10,026a 11,409
Urbanized 9,666a 11,302 4,301a 5,145 3,891a 4,590
Less Urbanized 11,808 11,322 5,458 5,736 4,946 5,433
Completely Rural 2,614 3,099 1,252 1,472 1,190 1,385
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Table 2.50B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 73.0 72.5 30.5 31.0 26.3 27.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 72.8 71.7 30.7 29.1 25.4 25.2
New England 75.6 77.7 28.7 30.2 23.5 25.5
Middle Atlantic 71.8 69.6 31.4 28.8 26.1 25.0
Midwest 77.1 76.6 33.1 34.1 29.0 30.4
East North Central 76.6 76.6 33.6 35.4 29.4 31.6
West North Central 78.4 76.7 31.9 31.4 28.1 27.6
South 73.3 72.5 31.8 32.1 28.2 28.4
South Atlantic 73.4 73.5 29.7 30.1 26.0 26.5
East South Central 76.9 74.8 37.7 38.2 34.6 35.3
West South Central 71.4 69.4 32.5 32.3 28.8 27.9
West 68.8 69.3 25.8 27.8 21.4 23.2
Mountain 70.2 73.1 29.6 33.1 25.7 29.0
Pacific 68.3 67.7 24.1 25.4 19.5 20.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 70.5 69.2 28.7 28.1 24.0 23.8
Small Metro 75.7 75.9 31.3 32.9 27.5 28.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 75.4 74.9 31.1 31.5 27.1 27.5
< 250K Pop. 76.5 77.8 31.8a 35.7 28.5 31.6
Nonmetro 76.2 76.9 34.8 36.9 31.7 34.1
Urbanized 74.9 78.2 33.4 35.6 30.2 31.8
Less Urbanized 77.1 74.9 35.6 37.9 32.3 35.9
Completely Rural 76.9 79.4 36.8 37.7 35.0 35.5
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Table 2.51A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 168,108 168,300 77,656 79,029 65,735 67,345
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 30,700 30,489 14,269 13,744 11,631 11,558
New England 8,398 8,625 3,598 3,709 2,882 3,030
Middle Atlantic 22,303 21,864 10,671 10,036 8,749 8,528
Midwest 38,334 38,241 18,193 18,709 15,706 16,295
East North Central 26,417 26,486 12,738 13,313 10,981 11,659
West North Central 11,917 11,755 5,455 5,396 4,725 4,636
South 62,300 62,282 29,629 30,086 25,663 26,012
South Atlantic 33,060 33,442 14,738 15,076 12,575 12,989
East South Central 10,541 10,262 5,587 5,573 5,067 5,094
West South Central 18,699 18,578 9,304 9,437 8,021 7,929
West 36,774 37,288 15,565 16,489 12,735 13,481
Mountain 11,381 11,950 5,283a 5,887 4,510 5,025
Pacific 25,393 25,338 10,281 10,602 8,226 8,456
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 86,230 85,949 39,015 38,689 32,054 32,065
Small Metro 54,310 53,133 24,965 25,279 21,427 21,619
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36,529 35,243 16,596 16,268 14,172 13,863
< 250K Pop. 17,781 17,890 8,369 9,012 7,255 7,756
Nonmetro 27,568 29,218 13,675a 15,060 12,254a 13,661
Urbanized 11,301a 12,882 5,515a 6,379 4,892 5,612
Less Urbanized 13,331 12,900 6,646 6,951 5,944 6,437
Completely Rural 2,936 3,436 1,514 1,730 1,418 1,612
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Table 2.51B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 72.3 71.6 33.4 33.6 28.3 28.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 72.0 71.0 33.5 32.0 27.3 26.9
New England 74.9 76.3 32.1 32.8 25.7 26.8
Middle Atlantic 71.0 69.1 34.0 31.7 27.9 27.0
Midwest 76.3 75.7 36.2 37.0 31.3 32.3
East North Central 75.7 75.6 36.5 38.0 31.5 33.3
West North Central 77.6 76.0 35.5 34.9 30.8 30.0
South 72.5 71.5 34.5 34.6 29.9 29.9
South Atlantic 72.6 72.4 32.3 32.6 27.6 28.1
East South Central 76.2 73.7 40.4 40.0 36.6 36.6
West South Central 70.5 69.0 35.1 35.0 30.2 29.4
West 68.3 68.3 28.9 30.2 23.7 24.7
Mountain 69.7 72.1 32.4 35.5 27.6 30.3
Pacific 67.7 66.6 27.4 27.9 21.9 22.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69.8 68.4 31.6 30.8 26.0 25.5
Small Metro 74.6 74.7 34.3 35.6 29.4 30.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 74.3 73.8 33.8 34.0 28.8 29.0
< 250K Pop. 75.3 76.7 35.4a 38.7 30.7 33.3
Nonmetro 75.8 76.2 37.6 39.3 33.7 35.6
Urbanized 74.8 77.3 36.5 38.3 32.4 33.7
Less Urbanized 76.6 74.6 38.2 40.2 34.1 37.2
Completely Rural 76.4 78.9 39.4 39.7 36.9 37.0
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Table 2.52A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 161,799 161,057 67,126 67,802 56,819 57,525
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 29,408 29,108 12,368 11,650 10,395 9,882
New England 7,949 8,190 2,983 3,106 2,486 2,584
Middle Atlantic 21,459 20,918 9,385 8,544 7,910 7,298
Midwest 36,949 36,428 15,646 15,946 13,462 13,810
East North Central 25,399 25,298 10,988 11,523 9,510 9,969
West North Central 11,549 11,130 4,658 4,423 3,953 3,841
South 59,766 59,639 25,704 26,076 22,102 22,263
South Atlantic 31,455 31,898 12,685 13,213 10,775 11,246
East South Central 10,151 9,954 4,835 4,911 4,326 4,407
West South Central 18,160 17,787 8,184 7,952 7,001 6,610
West 35,676 35,882 13,407 14,130 10,859 11,569
Mountain 11,049a 11,667 4,547a 5,075 3,785 4,258
Pacific 24,627 24,215 8,861 9,056 7,074 7,311
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 82,791 82,185 33,527 33,312 27,858 27,766
Small Metro 52,299 50,735 21,502 21,455 18,358 18,203
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 35,078 33,796 14,189 13,767 12,114 11,656
< 250K Pop. 17,221 16,939 7,313 7,688 6,244 6,548
Nonmetro 26,708 28,137 12,097 13,035 10,603 11,555
Urbanized 10,916a 12,395 4,919 5,501 4,288 4,789
Less Urbanized 12,909 12,478 5,852 6,034 5,109 5,457
Completely Rural 2,884 3,264 1,326 1,500 1,207 1,309
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Table 2.52B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 62.8 61.9 26.1 26.1 22.1 22.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 62.7 61.7 26.4 24.7 22.2 20.9
New England 64.5 66.0 24.2 25.0 20.2 20.8
Middle Atlantic 62.1 60.2 27.1a 24.6 22.9 21.0
Midwest 66.3 65.1 28.1 28.5 24.2 24.7
East North Central 65.6 65.2 28.4 29.7 24.6 25.7
West North Central 67.9 65.1 27.4 25.9 23.3 22.5
South 62.8 61.9 27.0 27.1 23.2 23.1
South Atlantic 62.7 62.7 25.3 26.0 21.5 22.1
East South Central 66.3 64.7 31.6 31.9 28.3 28.6
West South Central 61.2 59.1 27.6 26.4 23.6 21.9
West 59.6 59.2 22.4 23.3 18.1 19.1
Mountain 60.8 63.3 25.0 27.5 20.8 23.1
Pacific 59.1 57.4 21.3 21.5 17.0 17.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 60.5a 59.0 24.5 23.9 20.4 19.9
Small Metro 64.9 64.6 26.7 27.3 22.8 23.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 64.4 63.9 26.0 26.0 22.2 22.0
< 250K Pop. 66.0 66.1 28.0 30.0 23.9 25.6
Nonmetro 66.5 66.6 30.1 30.9 26.4 27.4
Urbanized 65.0 67.1 29.3 29.8 25.5 25.9
Less Urbanized 67.3 65.7 30.5 31.8 26.6 28.7
Completely Rural 68.6 68.5 31.6 31.5 28.7 27.5
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Table 2.53A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 4,773b 4,338 3,287b 2,948 1,939b 1,634
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 771b 646 589b 466 359b 241
New England 212a 157 168a 120 101a 67
Middle Atlantic 560 490 421a 346 257b 174
Midwest 1,060 1,053 711 721 444 422
East North Central 717 709 468 504 282 296
West North Central 343 344 243 217 162 126
South 1,802 1,696 1,227 1,166 707 666
South Atlantic 852 853 615 584 344 340
East South Central 331 300 219 215 144 128
West South Central 619 543 392 367 220 198
West 1,140b 943 760b 595 428b 305
Mountain 354 348 238 210 144 113
Pacific 787b 595 522b 386 284a 193
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,221 2,091 1,536 1,408 864 755
Small Metro 1,600b 1,364 1,112a 957 680b 524
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,058a 889 734a 608 441b 330
< 250K Pop. 543 475 378 348 239 194
Nonmetro 952 884 638 583 394 355
Urbanized 406 379 286a 226 171 134
Less Urbanized 450 412 288 290 185 179
Completely Rural 97 92 65 67 38 41
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Table 2.53B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 19.1b 17.4 13.2b 11.8 7.8b 6.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 18.0a 15.3 13.8b 11.0 8.4b 5.7
New England 19.0a 14.2 15.1a 10.9 9.1a 6.1
Middle Atlantic 17.7 15.6 13.3 11.0 8.1b 5.6
Midwest 19.5 19.4 13.1 13.3 8.2 7.8
East North Central 18.8 18.8 12.3 13.3 7.4 7.8
West North Central 20.9 21.0 14.8 13.3 9.9 7.7
South 19.5 18.2 13.3 12.5 7.6 7.2
South Atlantic 18.4 18.4 13.3 12.6 7.4 7.3
East South Central 22.4 20.3 14.8 14.6 9.7 8.7
West South Central 19.6 17.0 12.4 11.5 7.0 6.2
West 19.0b 15.8 12.7b 10.0 7.1b 5.1
Mountain 19.2 18.7 12.9 11.3 7.8 6.1
Pacific 18.9b 14.5 12.6b 9.4 6.8a 4.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 16.7 15.4 11.5a 10.4 6.5a 5.6
Small Metro 20.4a 18.4 14.2 12.9 8.7b 7.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19.7a 17.4 13.7a 11.9 8.2b 6.5
< 250K Pop. 22.0 20.6 15.3 15.1 9.7 8.4
Nonmetro 24.9 22.5 16.7 14.9 10.3 9.0
Urbanized 24.0 20.9 16.9b 12.5 10.1a 7.4
Less Urbanized 25.4 24.3 16.3 17.1 10.5 10.6
Completely Rural 27.2 22.3 18.1 16.2 10.6 10.0
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Table 2.54A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 20,929 20,593 14,516 14,195 11,488a 11,008
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,673 3,595 2,543 2,491 2,006 1,951
New England 962 951 662 629 524 463
Middle Atlantic 2,711 2,644 1,880 1,863 1,482 1,488
Midwest 4,688 4,594 3,379 3,298 2,756 2,624
East North Central 3,204 3,166 2,296 2,258 1,880 1,804
West North Central 1,484 1,428 1,083 1,040 876 820
South 7,657 7,659 5,320 5,326 4,200 4,129
South Atlantic 3,821 3,816 2,579 2,635 2,015 2,014
East South Central 1,325 1,233 968 872 823 737
West South Central 2,511 2,610 1,773 1,818 1,363 1,377
West 4,911 4,745 3,274 3,079 2,526 2,303
Mountain 1,508 1,521 1,041 1,012 819 783
Pacific 3,403 3,224 2,233 2,067 1,707 1,520
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,920 10,847 7,386 7,388 5,739 5,649
Small Metro 6,846 6,554 4,816 4,529 3,835a 3,495
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,360 4,097 3,006 2,807 2,398a 2,138
< 250K Pop. 2,486 2,457 1,810 1,722 1,436 1,357
Nonmetro 3,163 3,192 2,314 2,278 1,914 1,864
Urbanized 1,486 1,422 1,064 1,025 875 840
Less Urbanized 1,381 1,462 1,017 1,036 837 833
Completely Rural 296 307 232 217 202 191
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Table 2.54B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 61.0a 59.5 42.3 41.0 33.5a 31.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 60.0 58.4 41.5 40.5 32.8 31.7
New England 60.0 58.7 41.3 38.8 32.6 28.6
Middle Atlantic 60.0 58.3 41.6 41.1 32.8 32.8
Midwest 63.9 62.4 46.0 44.8 37.5 35.6
East North Central 63.3 62.4 45.3 44.5 37.1 35.6
West North Central 65.2 62.5 47.6 45.5 38.5 35.9
South 60.7 60.0 42.2 41.7 33.3 32.4
South Atlantic 59.3 58.5 40.0 40.4 31.3 30.9
East South Central 65.9a 61.0 48.2 43.1 40.9 36.4
West South Central 60.4 62.0 42.6 43.2 32.7 32.7
West 59.7 57.1 39.8 37.0 30.7a 27.7
Mountain 61.0 61.0 42.2 40.6 33.2 31.4
Pacific 59.1 55.4 38.8 35.5 29.6 26.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 59.3a 57.3 40.1 39.0 31.2 29.8
Small Metro 61.4 60.6 43.2 41.9 34.4a 32.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 61.6 59.5 42.4 40.7 33.9a 31.0
< 250K Pop. 61.2 62.6 44.5 43.9 35.3 34.6
Nonmetro 66.7 65.8 48.7 47.0 40.3 38.4
Urbanized 67.3 64.0 48.2 46.1 39.6 37.8
Less Urbanized 66.0 67.0 48.6 47.5 40.0 38.2
Completely Rural 66.7 68.7 52.2 48.7 45.4 42.7
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Table 2.55A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 136,096 136,125 49,323 50,659 43,392 44,882
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24,964 24,867 9,237 8,693 8,031 7,690
New England 6,776 7,082 2,153 2,358 1,861 2,054
Middle Atlantic 18,188 17,785 7,084 6,335 6,170 5,636
Midwest 31,200 30,781 11,556 11,927 10,262 10,764
East North Central 21,478 21,423 8,224 8,761 7,348 7,868
West North Central 9,722 9,358 3,332 3,165 2,915 2,896
South 50,307 50,284 19,157 19,584 17,194 17,468
South Atlantic 26,782 27,230 9,491 9,995 8,416 8,893
East South Central 8,496 8,420 3,648 3,823 3,360 3,541
West South Central 15,030 14,634 6,018 5,766 5,419 5,034
West 29,625 30,194 9,374a 10,456 7,905a 8,960
Mountain 9,188a 9,798 3,268a 3,853 2,822a 3,363
Pacific 20,437 20,395 6,106 6,603 5,083 5,598
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69,650 69,247 24,605 24,516 21,255 21,362
Small Metro 43,853 42,817 15,573 15,970 13,843 14,184
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 29,661 28,810 10,449 10,352 9,275 9,187
< 250K Pop. 14,193 14,007 5,125 5,618 4,568 4,997
Nonmetro 22,593 24,061 9,145 10,174 8,295a 9,336
Urbanized 9,024a 10,593 3,568a 4,250 3,241 3,814
Less Urbanized 11,078 10,603 4,547 4,708 4,086 4,445
Completely Rural 2,490 2,865 1,030 1,215 967 1,076
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Table 2.55B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 68.6 67.9 24.9 25.3 21.9 22.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 68.4 67.6 25.3 23.6 22.0 20.9
New England 70.5 73.1 22.4 24.3 19.4 21.2
Middle Atlantic 67.6 65.6 26.3 23.4 22.9 20.8
Midwest 72.7 71.3 26.9 27.6 23.9 24.9
East North Central 72.0 71.5 27.6 29.2 24.6 26.3
West North Central 74.3 71.0 25.5 24.0 22.3 22.0
South 68.6 67.7 26.1 26.4 23.5 23.5
South Atlantic 68.5 68.6 24.3 25.2 21.5 22.4
East South Central 71.9 70.8 30.9 32.1 28.4 29.8
West South Central 67.2 64.4 26.9 25.4 24.2 22.2
West 64.9 65.2 20.5 22.6 17.3 19.4
Mountain 66.3 69.6 23.6a 27.4 20.4 23.9
Pacific 64.3 63.3 19.2 20.5 16.0 17.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 66.3 64.8 23.4 23.0 20.2 20.0
Small Metro 71.2 71.0 25.3 26.5 22.5 23.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 70.5 70.5 24.8 25.3 22.1 22.5
< 250K Pop. 72.6 72.2 26.2 29.0 23.4 25.8
Nonmetro 71.5 71.9 28.9 30.4 26.2 27.9
Urbanized 70.0 73.3 27.7 29.4 25.1 26.4
Less Urbanized 72.3 70.1 29.7 31.1 26.7 29.4
Completely Rural 73.2 73.4 30.3 31.1 28.4 27.6
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Table 2.56A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 157,025 156,718 63,839 64,854 54,880 55,890
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 28,637 28,461 11,779 11,184 10,037 9,641
New England 7,738 8,033 2,815 2,986 2,385 2,517
Middle Atlantic 20,899 20,428 8,964 8,198 7,652 7,124
Midwest 35,889 35,375 14,935 15,225 13,018 13,389
East North Central 24,682 24,588 10,520 11,019 9,228 9,673
West North Central 11,206 10,786 4,415 4,206 3,790 3,716
South 57,964 57,943 24,477 24,910 21,394 21,597
South Atlantic 30,603 31,045 12,070 12,629 10,431 10,907
East South Central 9,820 9,653 4,616 4,696 4,182 4,278
West South Central 17,541 17,244 7,792 7,584 6,781 6,412
West 34,536 34,939 12,648 13,535 10,431 11,264
Mountain 10,696a 11,319 4,309a 4,865 3,641a 4,146
Pacific 23,840 23,619 8,339 8,670 6,790 7,118
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 80,571 80,094 31,991 31,904 26,994 27,011
Small Metro 50,699 49,371 20,390 20,499 17,678 17,680
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 34,020 32,907 13,455 13,159 11,673 11,326
< 250K Pop. 16,678 16,464 6,935 7,340 6,004 6,354
Nonmetro 25,756 27,253 11,458 12,452 10,209 11,200
Urbanized 10,510a 12,015 4,633 5,275 4,116 4,655
Less Urbanized 12,459 12,066 5,564 5,744 4,923 5,278
Completely Rural 2,787 3,172 1,262 1,433 1,169 1,267
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Table 2.56B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 67.5 66.7 27.4 27.6 23.6 23.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 67.2 66.3 27.6 26.0 23.6 22.5
New England 69.0 71.0 25.1 26.4 21.3 22.3
Middle Atlantic 66.5 64.6 28.5 25.9 24.4 22.5
Midwest 71.4 70.0 29.7 30.1 25.9 26.5
East North Central 70.8 70.2 30.2 31.4 26.5 27.6
West North Central 73.0 69.7 28.7 27.2 24.7 24.0
South 67.5 66.5 28.5 28.6 24.9 24.8
South Atlantic 67.2 67.2 26.5 27.3 22.9 23.6
East South Central 71.0 69.4 33.4 33.7 30.2 30.7
West South Central 66.1 64.0 29.4 28.2 25.6 23.8
West 64.1 64.0 23.5 24.8 19.4 20.6
Mountain 65.5 68.3 26.4 29.4 22.3 25.0
Pacific 63.5 62.1 22.2 22.8 18.1 18.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 65.2 63.7 25.9 25.4 21.9 21.5
Small Metro 69.7 69.4 28.0 28.8 24.3 24.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 69.2 68.9 27.4 27.5 23.8 23.7
< 250K Pop. 70.6 70.6 29.4 31.5 25.4 27.3
Nonmetro 70.8 71.1 31.5 32.5 28.1 29.2
Urbanized 69.6 72.1 30.7 31.6 27.3 27.9
Less Urbanized 71.6 69.7 32.0 33.2 28.3 30.5
Completely Rural 72.5 72.9 32.8 32.9 30.4 29.1
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Table 2.57A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 46,269 45,936 11,746 12,040 8,243 9,036
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,905 5,914 1,424 1,410 880 949
New England 1,648 1,645 410 313 234 179
Middle Atlantic 4,257 4,269 1,014 1,097 646 770
Midwest 11,526 11,948 3,386 3,275 2,416 2,491
East North Central 7,284 7,581 2,161 2,044 1,498 1,516
West North Central 4,242 4,367 1,225 1,231 918 975
South 18,807 18,280 4,763 5,059 3,497 3,984
South Atlantic 8,936 8,758 2,034 2,016 1,517 1,565
East South Central 3,661 3,570 1,108 1,210 843 991
West South Central 6,210 5,952 1,621 1,833 1,137a 1,429
West 10,032 9,794 2,173 2,297 1,449 1,612
Mountain 3,588 3,759 901 1,019 658 778
Pacific 6,443 6,035 1,272 1,278 791 834
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 20,188 19,333 4,330 4,307 2,773 2,994
Small Metro 16,182 15,385 4,398 4,067 3,195 3,052
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 10,280 9,550 2,707 2,370 1,920 1,741
< 250K Pop. 5,902 5,835 1,691 1,697 1,275 1,311
Nonmetro 9,899a 11,218 3,018b 3,666 2,276b 2,990
Urbanized 3,585a 4,190 1,137a 1,439 737b 1,147
Less Urbanized 5,131 5,460 1,488 1,675 1,197 1,371
Completely Rural 1,183 1,568 393 553 342 472
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Table 2.57B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 18.0 17.7 4.6 4.6 3.2 3.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12.6 12.5 3.0 3.0 1.9 2.0
New England 13.4 13.3 3.3 2.5 1.9 1.4
Middle Atlantic 12.3 12.3 2.9 3.2 1.9 2.2
Midwest 20.7 21.4 6.1 5.9 4.3 4.5
East North Central 18.8 19.5 5.6 5.3 3.9 3.9
West North Central 25.0 25.5 7.2 7.2 5.4 5.7
South 19.8 19.0 5.0 5.2 3.7 4.1
South Atlantic 17.8 17.2 4.1 4.0 3.0 3.1
East South Central 23.9 23.2 7.2 7.9 5.5 6.4
West South Central 20.9 19.8 5.5 6.1 3.8 4.7
West 16.8 16.2 3.6 3.8 2.4 2.7
Mountain 19.8 20.4 5.0 5.5 3.6 4.2
Pacific 15.5 14.3 3.1 3.0 1.9 2.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 14.8 13.9 3.2 3.1 2.0 2.1
Small Metro 20.1 19.6 5.5 5.2 4.0 3.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18.9 18.1 5.0 4.5 3.5 3.3
< 250K Pop. 22.6 22.8 6.5 6.6 4.9 5.1
Nonmetro 24.6 26.6 7.5a 8.7 5.7b 7.1
Urbanized 21.3 22.7 6.8 7.8 4.4b 6.2
Less Urbanized 26.8 28.7 7.8 8.8 6.2 7.2
Completely Rural 28.2 32.9 9.4 11.6 8.1 9.9
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Table 2.58A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 1,688 1,586 1,125a 971 517 515
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 269b 185 198b 129 84 61
New England 71 49 51 35 19 15
Middle Atlantic 199a 136 147a 94 66 46
Midwest 440 407 301 256 144 144
East North Central 280 251 183 157 92 92
West North Central 160 157 118 99 52 52
South 703 709 429 413 207 232
South Atlantic 317 306 189 183 87 106
East South Central 177 177 108 97 61 58
West South Central 209 226 132 133 59 68
West 275 285 197 173 81 79
Mountain 121 106 82 73 30 42
Pacific 154 179 116 100 51 37
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 619 548 409 340 170 166
Small Metro 569 523 406a 323 181 176
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 350 309 254 201 99 113
< 250K Pop. 219 214 153 122 82 63
Nonmetro 500 515 310 308 166 174
Urbanized 172 172 104 99 52 56
Less Urbanized 268 265 168 165 91 94
Completely Rural 60 78 38 43 23 25
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Table 2.58B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 6.8 6.4 4.5a 3.9 2.1 2.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 6.3b 4.4 4.6b 3.1 2.0 1.4
New England 6.4 4.4 4.6 3.2 1.7 1.4
Middle Atlantic 6.3a 4.4 4.6a 3.0 2.1 1.5
Midwest 8.1 7.5 5.5 4.7 2.7 2.7
East North Central 7.4 6.6 4.8 4.2 2.4 2.4
West North Central 9.8 9.6 7.2 6.0 3.2 3.2
South 7.6 7.6 4.6 4.4 2.2 2.5
South Atlantic 6.9 6.6 4.1 3.9 1.9 2.3
East South Central 12.0 12.0 7.3 6.6 4.1 3.9
West South Central 6.6 7.1 4.2 4.2 1.9 2.1
West 4.6 4.8 3.3 2.9 1.4 1.3
Mountain 6.6 5.7 4.4 3.9 1.6 2.3
Pacific 3.7 4.3 2.8 2.4 1.2 0.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 4.6 4.0 3.1a 2.5 1.3 1.2
Small Metro 7.3 7.1 5.2 4.4 2.3 2.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 6.5 6.0 4.7 3.9 1.8 2.2
< 250K Pop. 8.9 9.3 6.2 5.3 3.3 2.7
Nonmetro 13.1 13.1 8.1 7.9 4.3 4.4
Urbanized 10.2 9.5 6.2 5.5 3.1 3.1
Less Urbanized 15.2 15.6 9.5 9.7 5.1 5.5
Completely Rural 16.7 18.9 10.6 10.5 6.5 5.9
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Table 2.59A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 7,002 6,891 3,219 3,109 1,867 1,911
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,022 1,057 427 463 214 253
New England 304 276 141 138 65 66
Middle Atlantic 718 781 286 325 149 187
Midwest 1,901 1,833 926 878 542 560
East North Central 1,193 1,145 579 555 328 344
West North Central 708 688 347 322 214 216
South 2,563 2,603 1,200 1,189 761 790
South Atlantic 1,174 1,251 557 545 356 352
East South Central 529 490 249 242 176 187
West South Central 860 862 394 403 228 251
West 1,515 1,398 666 579 350 308
Mountain 563 574 244 247 135 142
Pacific 952 824 422 333 215 166
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,971 2,957 1,348 1,195 698 679
Small Metro 2,589 2,436 1,136 1,152 665 697
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,597a 1,395 678 673 412 412
< 250K Pop. 992 1,040 458 479 253 285
Nonmetro 1,442 1,499 735 762 505 535
Urbanized 621 635 310 321 207 225
Less Urbanized 661 688 326 354 224 256
Completely Rural 160 177 99 87 74 55
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Table 2.59B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 20.4 19.9 9.4 9.0 5.4 5.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 16.7 17.2 7.0 7.5 3.5 4.1
New England 19.0 17.1 8.8 8.5 4.1 4.1
Middle Atlantic 15.9 17.2 6.3 7.2 3.3 4.1
Midwest 25.9 24.9 12.6 11.9 7.4 7.6
East North Central 23.6 22.6 11.4 10.9 6.5 6.8
West North Central 31.1 30.1 15.2 14.1 9.4 9.4
South 20.3 20.4 9.5 9.3 6.0 6.2
South Atlantic 18.2 19.2 8.6 8.3 5.5 5.4
East South Central 26.3 24.2 12.4 12.0 8.8 9.3
West South Central 20.7 20.5 9.5 9.6 5.5 6.0
West 18.4 16.8 8.1 7.0 4.3 3.7
Mountain 22.8 23.0 9.9 9.9 5.5 5.7
Pacific 16.5 14.2 7.3 5.7 3.7 2.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 16.1 15.6 7.3a 6.3 3.8 3.6
Small Metro 23.2 22.5 10.2 10.7 6.0 6.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 22.5a 20.2 9.6 9.8 5.8 6.0
< 250K Pop. 24.4 26.5 11.3 12.2 6.2 7.3
Nonmetro 30.4 30.9 15.5 15.7 10.6 11.0
Urbanized 28.1 28.6 14.0 14.5 9.4 10.1
Less Urbanized 31.6 31.5 15.6 16.2 10.7 11.7
Completely Rural 36.0 39.5 22.3 19.4 16.6 12.4
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Table 2.60A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 37,580 37,459 7,402 7,960 5,859 6,609
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,613 4,671 799 817 582 635
New England 1,273 1,320 218 140 150 98
Middle Atlantic 3,340 3,351 581 677 432 538
Midwest 9,184 9,708 2,159 2,141 1,730 1,787
East North Central 5,811 6,186 1,399 1,332 1,078 1,080
West North Central 3,373 3,522 760 810 652 707
South 15,540 14,969 3,134 3,456 2,529 2,962
South Atlantic 7,445 7,201 1,288 1,288 1,073 1,107
East South Central 2,955 2,903 751 871 606 746
West South Central 5,141 4,865 1,095 1,297 849 1,109
West 8,242 8,111 1,309 1,545 1,018 1,225
Mountain 2,904 3,079 575 700 492 595
Pacific 5,337 5,032 734 845 526 631
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 16,598 15,829 2,573 2,771 1,905 2,149
Small Metro 13,024 12,426 2,855 2,592 2,349 2,180
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 8,333 7,846 1,776 1,496 1,409 1,216
< 250K Pop. 4,691 4,580 1,080 1,096 940 964
Nonmetro 7,957a 9,204 1,973b 2,596 1,606b 2,280
Urbanized 2,793a 3,383 723a 1,018 478b 867
Less Urbanized 4,201 4,508 994 1,156 883 1,022
Completely Rural 964 1,313 256 422 245 392
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Table 2.60B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 18.9 18.7 3.7 4.0 3.0 3.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12.6 12.7 2.2 2.2 1.6 1.7
New England 13.3 13.6 2.3 1.4 1.6 1.0
Middle Atlantic 12.4 12.4 2.2 2.5 1.6 2.0
Midwest 21.4 22.5 5.0 5.0 4.0 4.1
East North Central 19.5 20.6 4.7 4.4 3.6 3.6
West North Central 25.8 26.7 5.8 6.1 5.0 5.4
South 21.2 20.1 4.3 4.7 3.4 4.0
South Atlantic 19.0 18.1 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.8
East South Central 25.0 24.4 6.4 7.3 5.1 6.3
West South Central 23.0 21.4 4.9 5.7 3.8 4.9
West 18.1 17.5 2.9 3.3 2.2 2.6
Mountain 21.0 21.9 4.2 5.0 3.6 4.2
Pacific 16.8 15.6 2.3 2.6 1.7 2.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.8 14.8 2.4 2.6 1.8 2.0
Small Metro 21.1 20.6 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19.8 19.2 4.2 3.7 3.4 3.0
< 250K Pop. 24.0 23.6 5.5 5.7 4.8 5.0
Nonmetro 25.2 27.5 6.2a 7.8 5.1b 6.8
Urbanized 21.7 23.4 5.6 7.0 3.7b 6.0
Less Urbanized 27.4 29.8 6.5 7.6 5.8 6.8
Completely Rural 28.3 33.6 7.5 10.8 7.2 10.0
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Table 2.61A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 44,581 44,350 10,621 11,069 7,726a 8,521
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,636 5,728 1,227 1,280 796 888
New England 1,577 1,596 359 278 215 164
Middle Atlantic 4,058 4,132 867 1,003 581 724
Midwest 11,085 11,541 3,085 3,019 2,272 2,347
East North Central 7,004 7,331 1,978 1,887 1,406 1,424
West North Central 4,081 4,210 1,107 1,132 866 923
South 18,103 17,571 4,333 4,646 3,290 3,752
South Atlantic 8,619 8,452 1,844 1,833 1,430 1,459
East South Central 3,484 3,393 1,000 1,113 782 933
West South Central 6,001 5,726 1,489 1,700 1,078 1,361
West 9,757 9,509 1,976 2,124 1,368 1,533
Mountain 3,467 3,653 819 946 628 736
Pacific 6,290 5,856 1,156 1,177 741 797
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 19,569 18,785 3,921 3,967 2,603 2,828
Small Metro 15,613 14,862 3,991 3,744 3,013 2,877
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 9,930 9,241 2,453 2,169 1,821 1,628
< 250K Pop. 5,683 5,621 1,538 1,575 1,193 1,249
Nonmetro 9,399a 10,703 2,708b 3,358 2,110b 2,816
Urbanized 3,413a 4,018 1,033a 1,339 685b 1,091
Less Urbanized 4,862 5,196 1,320 1,510 1,107 1,277
Completely Rural 1,124 1,489 355 509 319 447
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Table 2.61B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 19.2 18.9 4.6 4.7 3.3 3.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 13.2 13.3 2.9 3.0 1.9 2.1
New England 14.1 14.1 3.2 2.5 1.9 1.5
Middle Atlantic 12.9 13.1 2.8 3.2 1.8 2.3
Midwest 22.1 22.8 6.1 6.0 4.5 4.6
East North Central 20.1 20.9 5.7 5.4 4.0 4.1
West North Central 26.6 27.2 7.2 7.3 5.6 6.0
South 21.1 20.2 5.0 5.3 3.8 4.3
South Atlantic 18.9 18.3 4.0 4.0 3.1 3.2
East South Central 25.2 24.4 7.2 8.0 5.7 6.7
West South Central 22.6 21.3 5.6 6.3 4.1 5.1
West 18.1 17.4 3.7 3.9 2.5 2.8
Mountain 21.2 22.1 5.0 5.7 3.8 4.4
Pacific 16.8 15.4 3.1 3.1 2.0 2.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.8 14.9 3.2 3.2 2.1 2.2
Small Metro 21.5 20.9 5.5 5.3 4.1 4.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.2 19.3 5.0 4.5 3.7 3.4
< 250K Pop. 24.1 24.1 6.5 6.8 5.0 5.4
Nonmetro 25.9 27.9 7.4a 8.8 5.8b 7.3
Urbanized 22.6 24.1 6.8 8.0 4.5b 6.5
Less Urbanized 27.9 30.0 7.6 8.7 6.4 7.4
Completely Rural 29.2 34.2 9.2 11.7 8.3 10.3
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Table 2.62A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 88,505 88,596 24,980 25,647 12,865 13,417
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14,979 15,633 4,618 4,932 2,118a 2,637
New England 4,679 4,771 1,385 1,460 666 813
Middle Atlantic 10,300 10,862 3,233 3,472 1,452 1,824
Midwest 20,793 21,161 5,661 5,986 2,914 3,002
East North Central 14,137 14,437 4,074 4,154 2,076 2,203
West North Central 6,656 6,724 1,586 1,832 839 799
South 32,008 31,927 9,420 8,970 5,172 5,233
South Atlantic 16,751 17,253 4,978 4,755 2,855 2,929
East South Central 5,674a 5,045 1,642 1,397 955 825
West South Central 9,583 9,629 2,800 2,818 1,362 1,478
West 20,725 19,874 5,281 5,759 2,660 2,545
Mountain 6,682 6,664 1,776 1,985 992 915
Pacific 14,043 13,209 3,504 3,774 1,669 1,630
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 45,533 45,277 13,182 13,450 6,638 6,883
Small Metro 29,058 28,325 8,169 8,392 4,374 4,610
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19,653 18,906 5,542 5,632 3,014 3,174
< 250K Pop. 9,405 9,419 2,627 2,760 1,360 1,436
Nonmetro 13,914 14,994 3,629 3,805 1,853 1,924
Urbanized 5,593b 6,690 1,530 1,805 864 878
Less Urbanized 6,939 6,645 1,737 1,729 797 882
Completely Rural 1,382 1,659 362 271 192 164
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Table 2.62B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 34.4 34.1 9.7 9.9 5.0 5.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31.9 33.1 9.8 10.5 4.5a 5.6
New England 38.0 38.4 11.2 11.8 5.4 6.5
Middle Atlantic 29.8 31.2 9.4 10.0 4.2 5.2
Midwest 37.3 37.8 10.2 10.7 5.2 5.4
East North Central 36.5 37.2 10.5 10.7 5.4 5.7
West North Central 39.2 39.3 9.3 10.7 4.9 4.7
South 33.6 33.1 9.9 9.3 5.4 5.4
South Atlantic 33.4 33.9 9.9 9.3 5.7 5.8
East South Central 37.1a 32.8 10.7 9.1 6.2 5.4
West South Central 32.3 32.0 9.4 9.4 4.6 4.9
West 34.6 32.8 8.8 9.5 4.4 4.2
Mountain 36.8 36.2 9.8 10.8 5.5 5.0
Pacific 33.7 31.3 8.4 9.0 4.0 3.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 33.3 32.5 9.6 9.7 4.9 4.9
Small Metro 36.1 36.1 10.1 10.7 5.4 5.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36.1 35.7 10.2 10.6 5.5 6.0
< 250K Pop. 36.0 36.8 10.1 10.8 5.2 5.6
Nonmetro 34.6 35.5 9.0 9.0 4.6 4.6
Urbanized 33.3 36.2 9.1 9.8 5.1 4.7
Less Urbanized 36.2 35.0 9.1 9.1 4.2 4.6
Completely Rural 32.9 34.8 8.6a 5.7 4.6 3.4
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Table 2.63A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 2,675b 2,389 1,939b 1,684 858b 645
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 487a 408 386 326 182b 120
New England 156 130 136 115 60 38
Middle Atlantic 331 277 249 211 122a 82
Midwest 603 538 442a 384 196a 157
East North Central 415 363 296 259 150a 114
West North Central 188 175 146 124 46 43
South 1,003 899 744a 614 312 247
South Atlantic 483 464 376 320 144 121
East South Central 182 155 124 105 62 50
West South Central 339 280 244 188 106 76
West 581 545 368 360 167a 120
Mountain 188 200 121 125 60 45
Pacific 394 344 247 235 107 75
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,301 1,156 940a 815 392b 280
Small Metro 916b 762 690b 524 334b 216
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 614a 498 467b 349 215a 150
< 250K Pop. 302 265 222 176 119b 66
Nonmetro 458 471 310 345 132 148
Urbanized 195 197 135 138 53 47
Less Urbanized 211 233 143 172 68 85
Completely Rural 52 41 31 34 11 16
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Table 2.63B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 10.7b 9.6 7.8b 6.8 3.4b 2.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 11.4 9.6 9.0 7.7 4.3a 2.8
New England 14.0 11.8 12.2 10.4 5.4 3.4
Middle Atlantic 10.5 8.9 7.9 6.7 3.9 2.6
Midwest 11.1 9.9 8.1a 7.1 3.6a 2.9
East North Central 10.9 9.6 7.8 6.9 3.9a 3.0
West North Central 11.5 10.7 8.9 7.6 2.8 2.6
South 10.8 9.7 8.0a 6.6 3.4a 2.7
South Atlantic 10.4 10.0 8.1 6.9 3.1 2.6
East South Central 12.3 10.5 8.4 7.1 4.2 3.4
West South Central 10.7 8.8 7.7 5.9 3.4 2.4
West 9.7 9.1 6.1 6.0 2.8a 2.0
Mountain 10.2 10.8 6.6 6.7 3.3 2.4
Pacific 9.5 8.4 5.9 5.7 2.6 1.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 9.8a 8.5 7.1a 6.0 2.9b 2.1
Small Metro 11.7a 10.3 8.8b 7.1 4.3b 2.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 11.4a 9.7 8.7b 6.8 4.0a 2.9
< 250K Pop. 12.2 11.5 9.0 7.6 4.8b 2.9
Nonmetro 12.0 12.0 8.1 8.8 3.5 3.8
Urbanized 11.5 10.9 8.0 7.6 3.1 2.6
Less Urbanized 11.9 13.7 8.1 10.2 3.9 5.0
Completely Rural 14.6 9.9 8.8 8.3 3.0 3.9
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Table 2.64A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 13,540 13,490 7,568 7,521 3,724 3,716
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,290 2,431 1,263 1,398 576a 681
New England 731 703 381 413 165 194
Middle Atlantic 1,558a 1,728 882 985 412 487
Midwest 3,246 3,218 1,853 1,829 943 868
East North Central 2,218 2,164 1,282 1,220 667 593
West North Central 1,028 1,055 572 609 276 275
South 4,875 4,818 2,845 2,684 1,451 1,439
South Atlantic 2,573 2,499 1,530 1,378 790 735
East South Central 845 766 491 428 266 245
West South Central 1,457 1,553 824 878 395 459
West 3,129 3,022 1,607 1,609 754 729
Mountain 1,040 1,083 563 599 280 279
Pacific 2,089 1,938 1,044 1,010 474 450
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 6,940 6,902 3,913 3,864 1,948 2,003
Small Metro 4,601 4,588 2,578 2,538 1,244 1,165
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,854 2,777 1,591 1,495 782 707
< 250K Pop. 1,747 1,811 987 1,043 463 458
Nonmetro 1,999 1,999 1,077 1,119 532 549
Urbanized 945 942 525 546 262 272
Less Urbanized 862 872 449 480 217 229
Completely Rural 192 186 104 93 52 47
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Table 2.64B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 39.5 39.0 22.1 21.7 10.9 10.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 37.4 39.5 20.6 22.7 9.4 11.1
New England 45.6 43.4 23.7 25.5 10.3 12.0
Middle Atlantic 34.5a 38.1 19.5 21.7 9.1 10.7
Midwest 44.2 43.7 25.2 24.9 12.8 11.8
East North Central 43.8 42.6 25.3 24.0 13.2 11.7
West North Central 45.2 46.1 25.1 26.6 12.1 12.0
South 38.7 37.8 22.6 21.0 11.5 11.3
South Atlantic 39.9 38.3 23.8 21.1 12.3 11.3
East South Central 42.1 37.9 24.5 21.2 13.3 12.1
West South Central 35.0 36.9 19.8 20.9 9.5 10.9
West 38.0 36.3 19.5 19.4 9.2 8.8
Mountain 42.1 43.5 22.8 24.0 11.3 11.2
Pacific 36.3 33.3 18.1 17.3 8.2 7.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37.7 36.5 21.3 20.4 10.6 10.6
Small Metro 41.3 42.4 23.1 23.5 11.2 10.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 40.3 40.3 22.5 21.7 11.0 10.3
< 250K Pop. 43.0 46.2 24.3 26.6 11.4 11.7
Nonmetro 42.1 41.2 22.7 23.1 11.2 11.3
Urbanized 42.8 42.4 23.8 24.6 11.9 12.3
Less Urbanized 41.2 40.0 21.4 22.0 10.4 10.5
Completely Rural 43.2 41.5 23.3 20.7 11.7 10.6
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Table 2.65A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 72,290 72,716 15,472 16,443 8,283 9,055
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12,202 12,794 2,969 3,208 1,360a 1,836
New England 3,792 3,938 868 932 442 581
Middle Atlantic 8,411 8,856 2,102 2,276 918 1,255
Midwest 16,944 17,405 3,366 3,773 1,775 1,977
East North Central 11,503 11,911 2,497 2,675 1,259 1,496
West North Central 5,440 5,495 869 1,099 516 481
South 26,129 26,210 5,831 5,672 3,409 3,547
South Atlantic 13,696 14,290 3,072 3,057 1,922 2,073
East South Central 4,647 4,124 1,027 864 626 530
West South Central 7,786 7,796 1,732 1,751 861 944
West 17,015 16,307 3,306 3,790 1,740 1,695
Mountain 5,454 5,380 1,092 1,261 652 590
Pacific 11,560 10,927 2,214 2,529 1,088 1,105
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37,292 37,218 8,329 8,771 4,298 4,600
Small Metro 23,541 22,975 4,901 5,330 2,796 3,229
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 16,185 15,632 3,484 3,789 2,017 2,318
< 250K Pop. 7,356 7,343 1,417 1,541 779 911
Nonmetro 11,458 12,523 2,242 2,342 1,189 1,227
Urbanized 4,453b 5,551 870 1,121 549 558
Less Urbanized 5,866 5,540 1,145 1,077 512 568
Completely Rural 1,138 1,432 227 144 129 101
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Table 2.65B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 36.5 36.3 7.8 8.2 4.2 4.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 33.4 34.8 8.1 8.7 3.7a 5.0
New England 39.5 40.6 9.0 9.6 4.6 6.0
Middle Atlantic 31.3 32.7 7.8 8.4 3.4 4.6
Midwest 39.5 40.3 7.8 8.7 4.1 4.6
East North Central 38.6 39.8 8.4 8.9 4.2 5.0
West North Central 41.6 41.7 6.6 8.3 3.9 3.6
South 35.6 35.3 8.0 7.6 4.6 4.8
South Atlantic 35.0 36.0 7.9 7.7 4.9 5.2
East South Central 39.3a 34.7 8.7 7.3 5.3 4.5
West South Central 34.8 34.3 7.7 7.7 3.8 4.2
West 37.3 35.2 7.2 8.2 3.8 3.7
Mountain 39.4 38.2 7.9 9.0 4.7 4.2
Pacific 36.4 33.9 7.0 7.8 3.4 3.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 35.5 34.9 7.9 8.2 4.1 4.3
Small Metro 38.2 38.1 8.0 8.8 4.5 5.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.5 38.2 8.3 9.3 4.8 5.7
< 250K Pop. 37.6 37.9 7.2 7.9 4.0 4.7
Nonmetro 36.2 37.4 7.1 7.0 3.8 3.7
Urbanized 34.5 38.4 6.7 7.8 4.3 3.9
Less Urbanized 38.3 36.6 7.5 7.1 3.3 3.8
Completely Rural 33.5 36.7 6.7a 3.7 3.8 2.6
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Table 2.66A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 85,830 86,206 23,040 23,964 12,007 12,772
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14,492 15,226 4,232 4,606 1,936b 2,517
New England 4,523 4,641 1,248 1,345 606 775
Middle Atlantic 9,969 10,585 2,984 3,261 1,330a 1,742
Midwest 20,190 20,624 5,219 5,603 2,718 2,845
East North Central 13,722 14,074 3,778 3,895 1,926 2,089
West North Central 6,468 6,549 1,441 1,708 792 755
South 31,004 31,028 8,676 8,356 4,860 4,986
South Atlantic 16,269 16,789 4,602 4,435 2,712 2,808
East South Central 5,492a 4,890 1,519 1,291 893 775
West South Central 9,244 9,349 2,556 2,630 1,256 1,402
West 20,144 19,329 4,913 5,399 2,493 2,425
Mountain 6,494 6,464 1,655 1,860 932 869
Pacific 13,649 12,865 3,257 3,539 1,562 1,555
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 44,232 44,120 12,242 12,635 6,246 6,603
Small Metro 28,142 27,563 7,479 7,868 4,040 4,394
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19,039 18,409 5,075 5,283 2,799 3,024
< 250K Pop. 9,103 9,155 2,404 2,585 1,241 1,370
Nonmetro 13,456 14,523 3,319 3,460 1,721 1,775
Urbanized 5,398b 6,493 1,394 1,667 811 830
Less Urbanized 6,728 6,412 1,594 1,557 729 797
Completely Rural 1,330 1,618 331 236 181 148
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Table 2.66B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 36.9 36.7 9.9 10.2 5.2 5.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 34.0 35.5 9.9 10.7 4.5a 5.9
New England 40.4 41.0 11.1 11.9 5.4 6.9
Middle Atlantic 31.7 33.5 9.5 10.3 4.2a 5.5
Midwest 40.2 40.8 10.4 11.1 5.4 5.6
East North Central 39.3 40.2 10.8 11.1 5.5 6.0
West North Central 42.1 42.3 9.4 11.0 5.2 4.9
South 36.1 35.6 10.1 9.6 5.7 5.7
South Atlantic 35.7 36.3 10.1 9.6 6.0 6.1
East South Central 39.7a 35.1 11.0 9.3 6.5 5.6
West South Central 34.8 34.7 9.6 9.8 4.7 5.2
West 37.4 35.4 9.1 9.9 4.6 4.4
Mountain 39.8 39.0 10.1 11.2 5.7 5.2
Pacific 36.4 33.8 8.7 9.3 4.2 4.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 35.8 35.1 9.9 10.1 5.1 5.3
Small Metro 38.7 38.8 10.3 11.1 5.6 6.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.7 38.5 10.3 11.1 5.7 6.3
< 250K Pop. 38.5 39.3 10.2 11.1 5.3 5.9
Nonmetro 37.0 37.9 9.1 9.0 4.7 4.6
Urbanized 35.7 39.0 9.2 10.0 5.4 5.0
Less Urbanized 38.7 37.1 9.2 9.0 4.2 4.6
Completely Rural 34.6 37.2 8.6a 5.4 4.7 3.4
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Table 2.67A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 211,747a 214,013 170,422a 173,573 133,385 135,502
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 39,540 39,769 33,534 33,725 26,757 27,230
New England 10,755 10,910 9,281 9,320 7,601 7,809
Middle Atlantic 28,784 28,859 24,253 24,405 19,156 19,421
Midwest 47,483 47,551 38,400 38,828 30,001 30,969
East North Central 32,920 32,950 26,713 26,910 20,888 21,260
West North Central 14,564 14,601 11,687 11,918 9,113 9,709
South 76,646 77,829 59,772 61,190 46,302 46,584
South Atlantic 41,116a 42,176 32,484 33,748 25,369 26,257
East South Central 11,924 12,083 8,862 8,840 6,432 6,438
West South Central 23,606 23,571 18,426 18,602 14,500 13,889
West 48,078 48,865 38,716 39,830 30,326 30,719
Mountain 14,692 14,797 11,743 11,827 9,093 9,300
Pacific 33,386 34,068 26,973 28,003 21,233 21,419
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 112,596 114,047 93,289 94,722 74,273 74,587
Small Metro 66,571 65,403 53,240 53,096 41,512 41,669
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 44,723 43,763 35,615 35,793 27,728 28,010
< 250K Pop. 21,848 21,640 17,626 17,303 13,784 13,659
Nonmetro 32,580 34,564 23,893 25,755 17,601a 19,246
Urbanized 13,669 15,257 10,419a 11,834 7,624a 8,993
Less Urbanized 15,584 15,286 11,154 11,091 8,272 8,168
Completely Rural 3,327 4,021 2,320 2,830 1,704 2,085
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Table 2.67B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 82.2 82.3 66.2 66.7 51.8 52.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 84.3 84.3 71.5 71.5 57.1 57.7
New England 87.3 87.9 75.3 75.1 61.7 62.9
Middle Atlantic 83.3 83.0 70.2 70.2 55.4 55.9
Midwest 85.3 85.0 69.0 69.4 53.9 55.4
East North Central 85.1 84.9 69.0 69.3 54.0 54.8
West North Central 85.7 85.3 68.8 69.7 53.6 56.8
South 80.5 80.8 62.8 63.5 48.6 48.3
South Atlantic 81.9 82.9 64.7 66.4 50.5 51.6
East South Central 77.9 78.5 57.9 57.4 42.0 41.8
West South Central 79.5 78.3 62.1 61.8 48.8 46.1
West 80.3 80.7 64.7 65.7 50.7 50.7
Mountain 80.9 80.3 64.7 64.2 50.1 50.5
Pacific 80.1 80.8 64.7 66.4 50.9 50.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 82.3 81.9 68.2 68.0 54.3 53.5
Small Metro 82.6 83.3 66.1 67.6 51.5 53.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 82.1 82.7 65.3a 67.7 50.9 53.0
< 250K Pop. 83.7 84.5 67.5 67.6 52.8 53.3
Nonmetro 81.1 81.8 59.5 61.0 43.8 45.6
Urbanized 81.4 82.6 62.0 64.0 45.4 48.7
Less Urbanized 81.3 80.5 58.2 58.4 43.1 43.0
Completely Rural 79.2 84.3 55.2 59.4 40.6 43.7
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Table 2.68A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 8,610b 8,067 6,940a 6,555 3,326 3,217
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,628b 1,434 1,383a 1,263 742 659
New England 399 364 349 317 178 170
Middle Atlantic 1,229b 1,070 1,034 946 564 489
Midwest 1,837 1,734 1,515 1,425 716 697
East North Central 1,287 1,199 1,053 979 499 490
West North Central 549 535 462 445 217 207
South 3,039 2,993 2,364 2,393 1,075 1,159
South Atlantic 1,462 1,495 1,161 1,199 536 612
East South Central 461 481 356 378 164 161
West South Central 1,117 1,017 846 816 375 386
West 2,106a 1,907 1,678b 1,474 793 702
Mountain 629 634 507 489 226 229
Pacific 1,477b 1,272 1,171b 985 567 473
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 4,621 4,356 3,744 3,591 1,786 1,740
Small Metro 2,666b 2,343 2,147b 1,887 1,040 920
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,815a 1,586 1,461a 1,264 715 617
< 250K Pop. 852 757 687 623 325 303
Nonmetro 1,323 1,368 1,049 1,076 500 557
Urbanized 585 603 455 470 226 223
Less Urbanized 604 611 490 483 230 265
Completely Rural 134 154 104 123 44 70
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Table 2.68B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 34.5b 32.4 27.8a 26.3 13.3 12.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 38.1b 33.9 32.3 29.8 17.3 15.5
New England 35.9 33.0 31.4 28.7 16.0 15.4
Middle Atlantic 38.8b 34.2 32.7 30.2 17.8 15.6
Midwest 33.7 32.0 27.8 26.3 13.1 12.9
East North Central 33.8 31.7 27.7 25.9 13.1 13.0
West North Central 33.5 32.7 28.2 27.2 13.2 12.7
South 32.8 32.2 25.5 25.7 11.6 12.5
South Atlantic 31.6 32.2 25.1 25.8 11.6 13.2
East South Central 31.2 32.5 24.1 25.6 11.1 10.9
West South Central 35.4a 31.9 26.8 25.6 11.9 12.1
West 35.1a 31.9 28.0a 24.7 13.2 11.8
Mountain 34.2 34.2 27.6 26.3 12.3 12.4
Pacific 35.6a 30.9 28.2b 23.9 13.7 11.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 34.7b 32.0 28.1a 26.4 13.4 12.8
Small Metro 34.0a 31.6 27.4a 25.5 13.3 12.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 33.8a 31.0 27.2a 24.7 13.3 12.1
< 250K Pop. 34.5 32.9 27.8 27.1 13.2 13.2
Nonmetro 34.6 34.9 27.5 27.4 13.1 14.2
Urbanized 34.6 33.3 26.9 25.9 13.4 12.3
Less Urbanized 34.1 36.1 27.7 28.5 13.0 15.6
Completely Rural 37.5 37.1 29.1 29.7 12.3 16.8
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Table 2.69A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 28,901 29,195 26,429 26,778 20,814 20,828
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,278 5,352 4,901 5,030 4,027 4,053
New England 1,417 1,467 1,315 1,369 1,119 1,131
Middle Atlantic 3,861 3,884 3,586 3,661 2,908 2,922
Midwest 6,364 6,393 5,893 5,885 4,648 4,649
East North Central 4,359 4,401 4,047 4,067 3,199 3,241
West North Central 2,006 1,992 1,846 1,818 1,449 1,407
South 10,480 10,534 9,523 9,540 7,411 7,294
South Atlantic 5,390 5,391 4,973 4,941 3,952 3,861
East South Central 1,670 1,649 1,487 1,458 1,069 1,068
West South Central 3,419 3,494 3,062 3,141 2,390 2,365
West 6,779 6,916 6,112 6,323 4,727 4,832
Mountain 2,014 2,000 1,800 1,793 1,371 1,390
Pacific 4,766 4,916 4,312a 4,530 3,356 3,442
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15,472 15,954 14,144 14,693 11,327 11,594
Small Metro 9,457 9,186 8,674 8,459 6,793 6,569
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 5,987 5,785 5,501 5,304 4,322 4,084
< 250K Pop. 3,470 3,401 3,173 3,155 2,471 2,486
Nonmetro 3,972 4,054 3,612 3,626 2,695 2,665
Urbanized 1,871 1,897 1,733 1,729 1,284 1,313
Less Urbanized 1,736 1,795 1,553 1,593 1,164 1,135
Completely Rural 365 363 326 305 246 217
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Table 2.69B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 84.3 84.4 77.0 77.4 60.7 60.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 86.2 87.0 80.1 81.7 65.8 65.9
New England 88.3 90.6 81.9 84.5 69.7 69.8
Middle Atlantic 85.5 85.7 79.4 80.8 64.4 64.5
Midwest 86.7 86.8 80.3 79.9 63.3 63.1
East North Central 86.1 86.7 79.9 80.1 63.2 63.9
West North Central 88.1 87.1 81.1 79.5 63.7 61.6
South 83.1 82.6 75.5 74.8 58.8 57.2
South Atlantic 83.7 82.6 77.2 75.7 61.4 59.2
East South Central 83.1 81.5 74.0 72.1 53.2 52.8
West South Central 82.2 83.0 73.6 74.6 57.4 56.2
West 82.4 83.2 74.3 76.0 57.4 58.1
Mountain 81.5 80.2 72.9 71.9 55.5 55.7
Pacific 82.7 84.4 74.9 77.8 58.3 59.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 84.0 84.3 76.8 77.6 61.5 61.3
Small Metro 84.8 85.0 77.8 78.2 60.9 60.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 84.5 84.0 77.7 77.0 61.0 59.3
< 250K Pop. 85.4 86.7 78.1 80.4 60.8 63.4
Nonmetro 83.7 83.6 76.1 74.8 56.8 54.9
Urbanized 84.7 85.4 78.5 77.8 58.1 59.1
Less Urbanized 82.9 82.2 74.2 73.0 55.6 52.0
Completely Rural 82.0 81.1 73.3 68.1 55.4 48.6
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Table 2.70A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 174,236b 176,751 137,053a 140,240 109,245 111,457
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 32,634 32,983 27,249 27,432 21,987 22,518
New England 8,939 9,078 7,617 7,633 6,304 6,508
Middle Atlantic 23,695 23,904 19,633 19,799 15,684 16,010
Midwest 39,282 39,424 30,992 31,519 24,637 25,624
East North Central 27,273 27,351 21,613 21,865 17,190 17,529
West North Central 12,008 12,074 9,379 9,654 7,447a 8,094
South 63,127a 64,303 47,886 49,257 37,816 38,131
South Atlantic 34,264a 35,290 26,349 27,609 20,881 21,784
East South Central 9,793 9,953 7,018 7,003 5,199 5,209
West South Central 19,071 19,060 14,518 14,645 11,735 11,139
West 39,193 40,042 30,925 32,033 24,805 25,185
Mountain 12,049 12,163 9,435 9,546 7,495 7,681
Pacific 27,144 27,879 21,490 22,487 17,310 17,504
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 92,503 93,737 75,401 76,438 61,160 61,254
Small Metro 54,447 53,873 42,419 42,750 33,679 34,179
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36,921 36,391 28,653 29,225 22,691 23,310
< 250K Pop. 17,527 17,482 13,766 13,525 10,988 10,869
Nonmetro 27,285 29,141 19,233a 21,052 14,406a 16,024
Urbanized 11,213a 12,757 8,232a 9,636 6,114b 7,458
Less Urbanized 13,244 12,880 9,111 9,015 6,878 6,768
Completely Rural 2,829 3,504 1,890 2,402 1,414 1,798
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Table 2.70B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 87.9 88.1 69.1 69.9 55.1 55.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.4 89.7 74.7 74.6 60.3 61.2
New England 93.1 93.7 79.3 78.8 65.6 67.2
Middle Atlantic 88.1 88.2 73.0 73.1 58.3 59.1
Midwest 91.6 91.4 72.2 73.1 57.4 59.4
East North Central 91.5 91.3 72.5 73.0 57.7 58.5
West North Central 91.8 91.6 71.7 73.2 56.9 61.4
South 86.1 86.5 65.3 66.3 51.6 51.3
South Atlantic 87.6 88.9 67.3 69.6 53.4 54.9
East South Central 82.9 83.7 59.4 58.9 44.0 43.8
West South Central 85.2 83.9 64.9 64.5 52.5 49.0
West 85.9 86.5 67.8 69.2 54.4 54.4
Mountain 87.0 86.4 68.1 67.8 54.1 54.6
Pacific 85.5 86.5 67.7 69.8 54.5 54.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88.0 87.8 71.7 71.6 58.2 57.4
Small Metro 88.4 89.4 68.8 70.9 54.7 56.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.8 89.0 68.1a 71.5 54.0a 57.0
< 250K Pop. 89.6 90.2 70.4 69.8 56.2 56.1
Nonmetro 86.3 87.1 60.8 62.9 45.6 47.9
Urbanized 87.0 88.3 63.8 66.7 47.4 51.6
Less Urbanized 86.5 85.2 59.5 59.6 44.9 44.8
Completely Rural 83.2a 89.7 55.6 61.5 41.6 46.0
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Table 2.71A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 203,137b 205,946 163,482b 167,018 130,059 132,285
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 37,912 38,334 32,151 32,462 26,015 26,571
New England 10,356 10,545 8,932 9,003 7,423 7,639
Middle Atlantic 27,556 27,789 23,219 23,459 18,592 18,932
Midwest 45,646 45,817 36,886 37,403 29,285 30,272
East North Central 31,632 31,751 25,660 25,931 20,389 20,771
West North Central 14,014 14,066 11,226 11,472 8,896 9,502
South 73,607a 74,837 57,409 58,797 45,227 45,425
South Atlantic 39,654a 40,681 31,323 32,550 24,833 25,645
East South Central 11,463 11,602 8,506 8,461 6,269 6,277
West South Central 22,490 22,554 17,580 17,786 14,125 13,504
West 45,972a 46,958 37,037 38,356 29,533 30,017
Mountain 14,062 14,163 11,235 11,339 8,867 9,070
Pacific 31,910a 32,795 25,802 27,017 20,666 20,946
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 107,975 109,691 89,545 91,131 72,487 72,847
Small Metro 63,905 63,059 51,093 51,209 40,471 40,749
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 42,908 42,177 34,154 34,529 27,013 27,393
< 250K Pop. 20,997 20,883 16,939 16,680 13,459 13,355
Nonmetro 31,257 33,196 22,844 24,679 17,101a 18,689
Urbanized 13,084 14,654 9,964a 11,364 7,398b 8,771
Less Urbanized 14,980 14,674 10,664 10,607 8,042 7,903
Completely Rural 3,193 3,867 2,216 2,707 1,661 2,015
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Table 2.71B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 87.3 87.6 70.3 71.0 55.9 56.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.0 89.3 75.4 75.6 61.0 61.9
New England 92.4 93.3 79.7 79.6 66.2 67.6
Middle Atlantic 87.7 87.9 73.9 74.2 59.2 59.9
Midwest 90.9 90.7 73.4 74.1 58.3 59.9
East North Central 90.7 90.6 73.6 74.0 58.5 59.3
West North Central 91.2 90.9 73.1 74.2 57.9 61.4
South 85.7 86.0 66.8 67.5 52.6 52.2
South Atlantic 87.0 88.0 68.7 70.4 54.5 55.5
East South Central 82.9 83.4 61.5 60.8 45.3 45.1
West South Central 84.8 83.7 66.3 66.0 53.2 50.1
West 85.4 86.0 68.8 70.2 54.8 55.0
Mountain 86.2 85.5 68.8 68.4 54.3 54.8
Pacific 85.0 86.2 68.8 71.0 55.1 55.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 87.4 87.3 72.5 72.5 58.7 57.9
Small Metro 87.8 88.7 70.2 72.0 55.6 57.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.3 88.3 69.5a 72.3 55.0 57.3
< 250K Pop. 88.9 89.6 71.7 71.5 57.0 57.3
Nonmetro 86.0 86.6 62.8 64.4 47.0 48.8
Urbanized 86.6 87.9 66.0 68.2 49.0 52.6
Less Urbanized 86.1 84.8 61.3 61.3 46.2 45.7
Completely Rural 83.1a 88.8 57.6 62.2 43.2 46.3
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Table 2.72A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 133,385 135,502 58,341 59,685 15,865 17,021
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,757 27,230 11,670 11,759 2,979 3,329
New England 7,601 7,809 3,394 3,170 848 918
Middle Atlantic 19,156 19,421 8,277 8,589 2,131 2,411
Midwest 30,001 30,969 13,804 14,605 3,965 4,395
East North Central 20,888 21,260 9,516 10,079 2,691 3,003
West North Central 9,113 9,709 4,288 4,526 1,274 1,393
South 46,302 46,584 20,172 20,638 5,663 6,152
South Atlantic 25,369 26,257 10,065 10,594 2,993 3,155
East South Central 6,432 6,438 2,919 3,098 838 1,026
West South Central 14,500 13,889 7,189 6,946 1,832 1,972
West 30,326 30,719 12,694 12,682 3,258 3,145
Mountain 9,093 9,300 3,879 3,947 1,022 1,001
Pacific 21,233 21,419 8,814 8,736 2,236 2,143
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 74,273 74,587 31,673 32,643 8,081 8,877
Small Metro 41,512 41,669 18,615 17,982 5,402 5,377
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 27,728 28,010 12,421 11,915 3,529 3,434
< 250K Pop. 13,784 13,659 6,193 6,067 1,873 1,942
Nonmetro 17,601a 19,246 8,053a 9,061 2,382 2,768
Urbanized 7,624a 8,993 3,281b 4,097 1,063 1,207
Less Urbanized 8,272 8,168 4,015 3,984 1,059 1,281
Completely Rural 1,704 2,085 757 980 260 280
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Table 2.72B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 51.8 52.1 22.6 23.0 6.2 6.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 57.1 57.7 24.9 24.9 6.4 7.1
New England 61.7 62.9 27.5 25.5 6.9 7.4
Middle Atlantic 55.4 55.9 23.9 24.7 6.2 6.9
Midwest 53.9 55.4 24.8 26.1 7.1 7.9
East North Central 54.0 54.8 24.6 26.0 7.0 7.7
West North Central 53.6 56.8 25.2 26.5 7.5 8.1
South 48.6 48.3 21.2 21.4 5.9 6.4
South Atlantic 50.5 51.6 20.1 20.8 6.0 6.2
East South Central 42.0 41.8 19.1 20.1 5.5 6.7
West South Central 48.8 46.1 24.2 23.1 6.2 6.5
West 50.7 50.7 21.2 20.9 5.4 5.2
Mountain 50.1 50.5 21.4 21.4 5.6 5.4
Pacific 50.9 50.8 21.1 20.7 5.4 5.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 54.3 53.5 23.1 23.4 5.9 6.4
Small Metro 51.5 53.1 23.1 22.9 6.7 6.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 50.9 53.0 22.8 22.5 6.5 6.5
< 250K Pop. 52.8 53.3 23.7 23.7 7.2 7.6
Nonmetro 43.8 45.6 20.0 21.4 5.9 6.6
Urbanized 45.4 48.7 19.5a 22.2 6.3 6.5
Less Urbanized 43.1 43.0 20.9 21.0 5.5 6.7
Completely Rural 40.6 43.7 18.0 20.6 6.2 5.9
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Table 2.73A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 3,326 3,217 1,849 1,799 379 326
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 742 659 411 350 93a 61
New England 178 170 96 96 17 29
Middle Atlantic 564 489 315 253 76b 32
Midwest 716 697 407 386 84 73
East North Central 499 490 276 261 58 48
West North Central 217 207 131 125 26 25
South 1,075 1,159 584a 679 116 113
South Atlantic 536 612 269a 362 60 52
East South Central 164 161 103 103 20 19
West South Central 375 386 212 213 36 42
West 793 702 448 385 86 79
Mountain 226 229 113 116 31 25
Pacific 567 473 335 268 55 54
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,786 1,740 966 936 186 165
Small Metro 1,040 920 589 501 125 92
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 715 617 388 329 82 68
< 250K Pop. 325 303 201 172 44a 24
Nonmetro 500 557 294a 362 67 68
Urbanized 226 223 132 135 36 22
Less Urbanized 230 265 144 178 25 39
Completely Rural 44 70 19b 50 6 7
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Table 2.73B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 13.3 12.9 7.4 7.2 1.5 1.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 17.3 15.5 9.6 8.2 2.2a 1.4
New England 16.0 15.4 8.7 8.7 1.6 2.6
Middle Atlantic 17.8 15.6 9.9 8.1 2.4b 1.0
Midwest 13.1 12.9 7.5 7.1 1.5 1.4
East North Central 13.1 13.0 7.3 6.9 1.5 1.3
West North Central 13.2 12.7 8.0 7.6 1.6 1.5
South 11.6 12.5 6.3 7.3 1.3 1.2
South Atlantic 11.6 13.2 5.8a 7.8 1.3 1.1
East South Central 11.1 10.9 6.9 7.0 1.3 1.3
West South Central 11.9 12.1 6.7 6.7 1.1 1.3
West 13.2 11.8 7.5 6.4 1.4 1.3
Mountain 12.3 12.4 6.1 6.3 1.7 1.3
Pacific 13.7 11.5 8.1 6.5 1.3 1.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 13.4 12.8 7.3 6.9 1.4 1.2
Small Metro 13.3 12.4 7.5 6.8 1.6 1.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 13.3 12.1 7.2 6.4 1.5 1.3
< 250K Pop. 13.2 13.2 8.1 7.5 1.8 1.1
Nonmetro 13.1 14.2 7.7 9.2 1.8 1.7
Urbanized 13.4 12.3 7.8 7.4 2.1 1.2
Less Urbanized 13.0 15.6 8.1 10.5 1.4 2.3
Completely Rural 12.3 16.8 5.2b 12.0 1.6 1.6
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Table 2.74A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 20,814 20,828 13,653 13,662 4,165 4,386
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,027 4,053 2,661a 2,859 793a 948
New England 1,119 1,131 748 794 243 273
Middle Atlantic 2,908 2,922 1,913a 2,065 549a 674
Midwest 4,648 4,649 3,202 3,193 1,023 971
East North Central 3,199 3,241 2,214 2,192 684 650
West North Central 1,449 1,407 989 1,002 339 321
South 7,411 7,294 4,737 4,631 1,436 1,596
South Atlantic 3,952 3,861 2,461 2,415 774 819
East South Central 1,069 1,068 686 673 197 230
West South Central 2,390 2,365 1,590 1,542 465 547
West 4,727 4,832 3,052 2,978 913 871
Mountain 1,371 1,390 882 934 294 295
Pacific 3,356 3,442 2,171 2,044 620 576
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 11,327 11,594 7,282 7,552 2,074 2,320
Small Metro 6,793 6,569 4,495 4,317 1,517 1,464
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,322 4,084 2,790 2,656 882 836
< 250K Pop. 2,471 2,486 1,705 1,662 635 628
Nonmetro 2,695 2,665 1,876 1,793 574 602
Urbanized 1,284 1,313 882 868 279 325
Less Urbanized 1,164 1,135 819 780 238 229
Completely Rural 246 217 175 145 57 48
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Table 2.74B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 60.7 60.2 39.8 39.5 12.1 12.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 65.8 65.9 43.5a 46.5 13.0a 15.4
New England 69.7 69.8 46.6 49.0 15.2 16.9
Middle Atlantic 64.4 64.5 42.4 45.6 12.2a 14.9
Midwest 63.3 63.1 43.6 43.4 13.9 13.2
East North Central 63.2 63.9 43.7 43.2 13.5 12.8
West North Central 63.7 61.6 43.4 43.8 14.9 14.0
South 58.8 57.2 37.6 36.3 11.4 12.5
South Atlantic 61.4 59.2 38.2 37.0 12.0 12.5
East South Central 53.2 52.8 34.1 33.3 9.8 11.4
West South Central 57.4 56.2 38.2 36.6 11.2 13.0
West 57.4 58.1 37.1 35.8 11.1 10.5
Mountain 55.5 55.7 35.7 37.5 11.9 11.8
Pacific 58.3 59.1 37.7 35.1 10.8 9.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 61.5 61.3 39.6 39.9 11.3 12.3
Small Metro 60.9 60.8 40.3 39.9 13.6 13.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 61.0 59.3 39.4 38.5 12.4 12.1
< 250K Pop. 60.8 63.4 42.0 42.4 15.6 16.0
Nonmetro 56.8 54.9 39.5 37.0 12.1 12.4
Urbanized 58.1 59.1 39.9 39.1 12.6 14.6
Less Urbanized 55.6 52.0 39.1 35.7 11.4 10.5
Completely Rural 55.4 48.6 39.4 32.4 12.9 10.7
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Table 2.75A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 109,245 111,457 42,839 44,224 11,321 12,309
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 21,987 22,518 8,598 8,550 2,093 2,321
New England 6,304 6,508 2,549 2,280 587 616
Middle Atlantic 15,684 16,010 6,049 6,271 1,506 1,705
Midwest 24,637 25,624 10,195a 11,026 2,858 3,351
East North Central 17,190 17,529 7,026 7,626 1,949 2,304
West North Central 7,447a 8,094 3,169 3,399 909 1,047
South 37,816 38,131 14,852 15,328 4,111 4,442
South Atlantic 20,881 21,784 7,335 7,816 2,158 2,283
East South Central 5,199 5,209 2,130 2,321 621 776
West South Central 11,735 11,139 5,386 5,191 1,331 1,383
West 24,805 25,185 9,194 9,320 2,259 2,194
Mountain 7,495 7,681 2,885 2,896 697 682
Pacific 17,310 17,504 6,309 6,423 1,562 1,513
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 61,160 61,254 23,425 24,155 5,820 6,391
Small Metro 33,679 34,179 13,531 13,163 3,760 3,820
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 22,691 23,310 9,243 8,930 2,566 2,530
< 250K Pop. 10,988 10,869 4,288 4,233 1,194 1,290
Nonmetro 14,406a 16,024 5,883a 6,906 1,740 2,098
Urbanized 6,114b 7,458 2,267b 3,095 748 860
Less Urbanized 6,878 6,768 3,052 3,026 796 1,012
Completely Rural 1,414 1,798 564 785 197 226
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Table 2.75B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 55.1 55.6 21.6 22.1 5.7 6.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 60.3 61.2 23.6 23.2 5.7 6.3
New England 65.6 67.2 26.5 23.5 6.1 6.4
Middle Atlantic 58.3 59.1 22.5 23.1 5.6 6.3
Midwest 57.4 59.4 23.8 25.6 6.7 7.8
East North Central 57.7 58.5 23.6 25.5 6.5 7.7
West North Central 56.9 61.4 24.2 25.8 6.9 7.9
South 51.6 51.3 20.3 20.6 5.6 6.0
South Atlantic 53.4 54.9 18.7 19.7 5.5 5.8
East South Central 44.0 43.8 18.0 19.5 5.3 6.5
West South Central 52.5 49.0 24.1 22.8 6.0 6.1
West 54.4 54.4 20.2 20.1 5.0 4.7
Mountain 54.1 54.6 20.8 20.6 5.0 4.8
Pacific 54.5 54.3 19.9 19.9 4.9 4.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58.2 57.4 22.3 22.6 5.5 6.0
Small Metro 54.7 56.7 22.0 21.8 6.1 6.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 54.0a 57.0 22.0 21.8 6.1 6.2
< 250K Pop. 56.2 56.1 21.9 21.8 6.1 6.7
Nonmetro 45.6 47.9 18.6 20.6 5.5 6.3
Urbanized 47.4 51.6 17.6a 21.4 5.8 6.0
Less Urbanized 44.9 44.8 19.9 20.0 5.2 6.7
Completely Rural 41.6 46.0 16.6 20.1 5.8 5.8
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Table 2.76A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 130,059 132,285 56,491 57,886 15,486a 16,695
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,015 26,571 11,259 11,410 2,885 3,269
New England 7,423 7,639 3,297 3,074 831 890
Middle Atlantic 18,592 18,932 7,962 8,336 2,055 2,379
Midwest 29,285 30,272 13,397 14,219 3,881 4,322
East North Central 20,389 20,771 9,239 9,818 2,633 2,954
West North Central 8,896 9,502 4,158 4,401 1,248 1,368
South 45,227 45,425 19,589 19,959 5,547 6,039
South Atlantic 24,833 25,645 9,796 10,232 2,933 3,102
East South Central 6,269 6,277 2,816 2,994 818 1,006
West South Central 14,125 13,504 6,976 6,733 1,796 1,930
West 29,533 30,017 12,246 12,298 3,172 3,066
Mountain 8,867 9,070 3,767 3,831 991 977
Pacific 20,666 20,946 8,479 8,467 2,182 2,089
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 72,487 72,847 30,707 31,707 7,895 8,711
Small Metro 40,471 40,749 18,026 17,481 5,277 5,284
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 27,013 27,393 12,033 11,586 3,447 3,366
< 250K Pop. 13,459 13,355 5,993 5,894 1,829 1,918
Nonmetro 17,101a 18,689 7,759a 8,698 2,315 2,699
Urbanized 7,398b 8,771 3,149b 3,963 1,027 1,185
Less Urbanized 8,042 7,903 3,871 3,806 1,034 1,242
Completely Rural 1,661 2,015 739 930 254 273
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Table 2.76B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 55.9 56.3 24.3 24.6 6.7 7.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 61.0 61.9 26.4 26.6 6.8 7.6
New England 66.2 67.6 29.4 27.2 7.4 7.9
Middle Atlantic 59.2 59.9 25.4 26.4 6.5 7.5
Midwest 58.3 59.9 26.7 28.2 7.7 8.6
East North Central 58.5 59.3 26.5 28.0 7.5 8.4
West North Central 57.9 61.4 27.1 28.4 8.1 8.8
South 52.6 52.2 22.8 22.9 6.5 6.9
South Atlantic 54.5 55.5 21.5 22.1 6.4 6.7
East South Central 45.3 45.1 20.4 21.5 5.9 7.2
West South Central 53.2 50.1 26.3 25.0 6.8 7.2
West 54.8 55.0 22.7 22.5 5.9 5.6
Mountain 54.3 54.8 23.1 23.1 6.1 5.9
Pacific 55.1 55.1 22.6 22.3 5.8 5.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58.7 57.9 24.9 25.2 6.4 6.9
Small Metro 55.6 57.3 24.8 24.6 7.3 7.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 55.0 57.3 24.5 24.2 7.0 7.0
< 250K Pop. 57.0 57.3 25.4 25.3 7.7 8.2
Nonmetro 47.0 48.8 21.3 22.7 6.4 7.0
Urbanized 49.0 52.6 20.9a 23.8 6.8 7.1
Less Urbanized 46.2 45.7 22.2 22.0 5.9 7.2
Completely Rural 43.2 46.3 19.2 21.4 6.6 6.3
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Table 2.77A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 18,669 17,917 15,938 15,372 9,654 9,294
GENDER            
Male 9,484 9,114 8,004 7,821 5,002 4,813
Female 9,185 8,803 7,934 7,551 4,652 4,481
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 14,653a 13,911 12,646a 12,009 7,767 7,348
White 10,942a 10,259 9,582 9,099 6,053 5,759
Black or African American 2,301 2,321 1,863 1,833 986 989
American Indian or Alaska Native 96 114 87 95 42 55
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 667 571 560 454 342 257
Two or More Races 557 537 485 439 291 229
Hispanic or Latino 4,016 4,006 3,291 3,362 1,887 1,946
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 5,523a 5,166 4,805 4,563 3,131 2,914
Female, White, Not Hispanic 5,419 5,093 4,778 4,535 2,922 2,845
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1,168 1,152 941 905 531 508
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1,133 1,169 922 928 456 481
Male, Hispanic 2,102 2,121 1,678 1,812 988 1,093
Female, Hispanic 1,914 1,885 1,613 1,551 898 853
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Table 2.77B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 48.5a 46.9 41.4 40.2 25.1 24.3
GENDER            
Male 48.5a 46.7 40.9 40.1 25.6 24.7
Female 48.5 47.1 41.9 40.4 24.6 24.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 48.7b 46.7 42.0a 40.3 25.8 24.7
White 51.1b 48.9 44.7 43.4 28.2 27.4
Black or African American 42.2 42.3 34.2 33.4 18.1 18.0
American Indian or Alaska Native 45.8 46.3 41.4 38.3 20.0 22.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 36.7 30.6 30.8a 24.3 18.8 13.8
Two or More Races 52.7 51.0 45.9 41.8 27.5a 21.7
Hispanic or Latino 47.9 47.7 39.2 40.0 22.5 23.2
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 50.6a 48.3 44.0 42.6 28.7 27.2
Female, White, Not Hispanic 51.5 49.6 45.4 44.1 27.8 27.7
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 42.8 41.2 34.5 32.3 19.4 18.1
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 41.6 43.5 33.8 34.5 16.7 17.9
Male, Hispanic 48.7 48.7 38.9 41.6 22.9 25.1
Female, Hispanic 47.0 46.6 39.6 38.3 22.0 21.1
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Table 2.78A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 193,078 196,097 154,484 158,201 123,731 126,208
GENDER            
Male 96,971 98,040 78,722 80,225 65,734 66,374
Female 96,107 98,057 75,763 77,976 57,997 59,834
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 168,757 170,330 134,864 138,258 108,883 111,302
White 136,541 137,484 110,070 112,109 89,962 91,653
Black or African American 20,425 21,042 15,484 16,468 11,746 12,280
American Indian or Alaska Native 992 1,015 749 739 597 547
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 7,539 7,269 6,108 6,004 4,629 4,462
Two or More Races 2,662 2,880 1,975 2,406 1,583 1,926
Hispanic or Latino 24,321 25,766 19,620 19,943 14,849 14,906
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 67,698 68,083 55,289 55,864 46,768 47,542
Female, White, Not Hispanic 68,844 69,401 54,781 56,245 43,194 44,111
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 9,695 9,695 7,500 7,817 6,137 5,943
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 10,730 11,347 7,984 8,652 5,609 6,337
Male, Hispanic 13,491 13,945 11,177 11,230 8,943 8,757
Female, Hispanic 10,830 11,821 8,444 8,713 5,906 6,149
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Table 2.78B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 88.1 88.4 70.5 71.3 56.5 56.9
GENDER            
Male 92.3 92.2 74.9 75.4 62.6 62.4
Female 84.3 84.9 66.4 67.5 50.9 51.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 89.7 89.7 71.7 72.8 57.9 58.6
White 92.4 92.5 74.5 75.4 60.9 61.7
Black or African American 82.3 83.5 62.4 65.3 47.3 48.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 81.4 84.8 61.4 61.7 49.0 45.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 71.1 66.6 57.6 55.0 43.6 40.9
Two or More Races 90.6 92.9 67.2a 77.6 53.9 62.1
Hispanic or Latino 78.4 80.8 63.3 62.5 47.9 46.7
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 94.9 94.8 77.5 77.8 65.6 66.2
Female, White, Not Hispanic 90.1 90.4 71.7 73.2 56.5 57.4
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 87.5 86.5 67.7 69.7 55.4 53.0
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 78.1 81.0 58.1 61.8 40.8a 45.3
Male, Hispanic 87.3 87.9 72.3 70.8 57.9 55.2
Female, Hispanic 69.6 73.7 54.3 54.3 38.0 38.3
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Table 2.79A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 9,654 9,294 6,075 5,852 1,698 1,651
GENDER            
Male 5,002 4,813 3,416 3,229 1,088 1,017
Female 4,652 4,481 2,659 2,624 610 634
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,767 7,348 4,901 4,664 1,431 1,358
White 6,053 5,759 3,990 3,820 1,250 1,185
Black or African American 986 989 514 468 81 73
American Indian or Alaska Native 42 55 29 45 9 11
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 342 257 165 145 30 29
Two or More Races 291 229 168 146 53 43
Hispanic or Latino 1,887 1,946 1,175 1,188 267 293
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 3,131 2,914 2,255 2,073 805 699
Female, White, Not Hispanic 2,922 2,845 1,735 1,747 445 486
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 531 508 288 245 54 49
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 456 481 226 222 28 24
Male, Hispanic 988 1,093 652 719 177 221
Female, Hispanic 898 853 523 470 90 72
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Table 2.79B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 25.1 24.3 15.8 15.3 4.4 4.3
GENDER            
Male 25.6 24.7 17.5 16.5 5.6 5.2
Female 24.6 24.0 14.0 14.0 3.2 3.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 25.8 24.7 16.3 15.6 4.8 4.6
White 28.2 27.4 18.6 18.2 5.8 5.6
Black or African American 18.1 18.0 9.4 8.5 1.5 1.3
American Indian or Alaska Native 20.0 22.3 13.9 18.1 4.2 4.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 18.8 13.8 9.1 7.8 1.7 1.6
Two or More Races 27.5a 21.7 15.9 13.8 5.0 4.1
Hispanic or Latino 22.5 23.2 14.0 14.2 3.2 3.5
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 28.7 27.2 20.7 19.4 7.4 6.5
Female, White, Not Hispanic 27.8 27.7 16.5 17.0 4.2 4.7
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 19.4 18.1 10.5 8.8 2.0 1.8
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 16.7 17.9 8.3 8.3 1.0 0.9
Male, Hispanic 22.9 25.1 15.1 16.5 4.1 5.1
Female, Hispanic 22.0 21.1 12.8 11.6 2.2 1.8
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Table 2.80A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 123,731 126,208 52,265 53,833 14,167 15,370
GENDER            
Male 65,734 66,374 33,959 35,048 10,576 11,451
Female 57,997 59,834 18,306 18,785 3,591 3,918
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 108,883 111,302 44,226 45,671 12,453a 13,592
White 89,962 91,653 36,449 36,782 10,763 11,693
Black or African American 11,746 12,280 5,347 5,865 1,117 1,320
American Indian or Alaska Native 597 547 319 392 156 111
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 36
Asian 4,629 4,462 1,281 1,481 174 191
Two or More Races 1,583 1,926 577a 897 151 240
Hispanic or Latino 14,849 14,906 8,039 8,162 1,713 1,778
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 46,768 47,542 23,669 24,182 7,952 8,796
Female, White, Not Hispanic 43,194 44,111 12,780 12,601 2,812 2,897
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 6,137 5,943 3,176 3,445 789 888
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 5,609 6,337 2,170 2,420 327 432
Male, Hispanic 8,943 8,757 5,574 5,573 1,423 1,377
Female, Hispanic 5,906 6,149 2,465 2,589 290 401
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Table 2.80B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 56.5 56.9 23.9 24.3 6.5 6.9
GENDER            
Male 62.6 62.4 32.3 32.9 10.1 10.8
Female 50.9 51.8 16.1 16.3 3.1 3.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 57.9 58.6 23.5 24.0 6.6 7.2
White 60.9 61.7 24.7 24.7 7.3 7.9
Black or African American 47.3 48.7 21.5 23.3 4.5 5.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 49.0 45.7 26.1 32.7 12.8 9.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 3.9
Asian 43.6 40.9 12.1 13.6 1.6 1.7
Two or More Races 53.9 62.1 19.6a 28.9 5.2 7.7
Hispanic or Latino 47.9 46.7 25.9 25.6 5.5 5.6
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 65.6 66.2 33.2 33.7 11.1 12.3
Female, White, Not Hispanic 56.5 57.4 16.7 16.4 3.7 3.8
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 55.4 53.0 28.7 30.7 7.1 7.9
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 40.8a 45.3 15.8 17.3 2.4 3.1
Male, Hispanic 57.9 55.2 36.1 35.1 9.2 8.7
Female, Hispanic 38.0 38.3 15.8 16.1 1.9 2.5
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Table 2.81A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 18,669 17,917 15,938 15,372 9,654 9,294
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,620 3,317 3,181 2,987 2,102 1,881
New England 948 898 843 810 569 526
Middle Atlantic 2,672 2,419 2,338 2,177 1,533 1,355
Midwest 4,072a 3,800 3,540a 3,272 2,125 1,988
East North Central 2,889a 2,631 2,524a 2,263 1,527 1,416
West North Central 1,183 1,169 1,016 1,009 597 572
South 6,466 6,329 5,425 5,333 3,177 3,140
South Atlantic 3,260 3,156 2,788 2,680 1,673 1,627
East South Central 1,005 979 822 804 431 431
West South Central 2,201 2,195 1,816 1,849 1,073 1,082
West 4,511 4,471 3,792 3,780 2,250 2,285
Mountain 1,308 1,312 1,107 1,070 620 650
Pacific 3,203 3,159 2,685 2,710 1,630 1,635
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 9,839 9,767 8,383 8,468 5,078 5,164
Small Metro 6,167b 5,379 5,299b 4,617 3,248b 2,807
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 3,973b 3,523 3,393b 2,987 2,044a 1,795
< 250K Pop. 2,193a 1,856 1,906 1,631 1,204 1,011
Nonmetro 2,663 2,771 2,255 2,286 1,328 1,324
Urbanized 1,190 1,282 1,005 1,066 587 611
Less Urbanized 1,195 1,212 1,014 998 602 582
Completely Rural 278 277 236 222 139 131
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Table 2.81B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 48.5a 46.9 41.4 40.2 25.1 24.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 53.0a 49.9 46.6 44.9 30.8 28.3
New England 52.9 51.4 47.1 46.4 31.8 30.1
Middle Atlantic 53.1a 49.4 46.4 44.4 30.5 27.7
Midwest 48.7a 46.6 42.3a 40.1 25.4 24.4
East North Central 48.9a 46.4 42.7a 39.9 25.8 25.0
West North Central 48.1 47.0 41.3 40.6 24.3 23.0
South 46.1 45.0 38.7 37.9 22.7 22.3
South Atlantic 46.1 44.7 39.4 37.9 23.7 23.0
East South Central 44.9 44.5 36.7 36.6 19.2 19.6
West South Central 46.7 45.7 38.5 38.5 22.8 22.5
West 48.6 47.8 40.9 40.5 24.2 24.5
Mountain 47.7 46.9 40.4 38.3 22.6 23.3
Pacific 49.0 48.2 41.1 41.4 24.9 25.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 48.2 46.8 41.1 40.6 24.9 24.7
Small Metro 49.6a 46.9 42.6a 40.2 26.1 24.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 48.3a 45.7 41.3 38.7 24.9 23.3
< 250K Pop. 52.0 49.2 45.2 43.2 28.6 26.8
Nonmetro 47.2 47.4 39.9 39.1 23.5 22.6
Urbanized 47.5 47.2 40.1 39.2 23.4 22.5
Less Urbanized 46.1 47.9 39.1 39.4 23.2 23.0
Completely Rural 50.6 46.3 43.0 37.1 25.3 21.9
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Table 2.82A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 193,078 196,097 154,484 158,201 123,731 126,208
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 35,920 36,451 30,353 30,738 24,654 25,349
New England 9,808 10,011 8,438 8,510 7,031 7,283
Middle Atlantic 26,112 26,440 21,915 22,228 17,623 18,066
Midwest 43,411 43,751 34,861 35,556 27,876 28,981
East North Central 30,030 30,319 24,189 24,648 19,361 19,845
West North Central 13,381 13,432 10,672 10,908 8,515 9,137
South 70,180 71,500 54,347 55,857 43,125 43,444
South Atlantic 37,856 39,021 29,696 31,069 23,696 24,629
East South Central 10,919 11,104 8,040 8,036 6,002 6,007
West South Central 21,405 21,376 16,611 16,753 13,427 12,808
West 43,567 44,394 34,924 36,050 28,076 28,434
Mountain 13,384 13,485 10,636 10,758 8,472 8,650
Pacific 30,184 30,908 24,288 25,293 19,604 19,784
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 102,758 104,280 84,906 86,254 69,195 69,423
Small Metro 60,404 60,024 47,941 48,479 38,264 38,862
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 40,750 40,240 32,221 32,807 25,684 26,215
< 250K Pop. 19,655 19,783 15,720 15,672 12,580 12,648
Nonmetro 29,916 31,793 21,638a 23,468 16,273a 17,922
Urbanized 12,479 13,975 9,414a 10,768 7,037b 8,383
Less Urbanized 14,388 14,074 10,140 10,093 7,670 7,586
Completely Rural 3,049 3,743 2,084 2,608 1,566 1,954
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Table 2.82B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2011)
Lifetime
(2012)
Past Year
(2011)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Month
(2011)
Past Month
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 88.1 88.4 70.5 71.3 56.5 56.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.7 89.9 75.8 75.8 61.5 62.5
New England 93.1 93.9 80.1 79.8 66.8 68.3
Middle Atlantic 88.4 88.5 74.2 74.4 59.7 60.5
Midwest 91.7 91.6 73.7 74.4 58.9 60.7
East North Central 91.6 91.5 73.8 74.4 59.1 59.9
West North Central 92.0 91.9 73.4 74.6 58.6 62.5
South 86.5 86.9 67.0 67.9 53.1 52.8
South Atlantic 87.8 89.1 68.9 70.9 55.0 56.2
East South Central 83.6 84.1 61.5 60.9 45.9 45.5
West South Central 85.7 84.4 66.5 66.2 53.8 50.6
West 86.2 86.6 69.1 70.4 55.5 55.5
Mountain 86.8 86.3 69.0 68.8 54.9 55.3
Pacific 85.9 86.8 69.1 71.0 55.8 55.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88.3 88.1 72.9 72.8 59.4 58.6
Small Metro 88.6 89.6 70.3a 72.3 56.1 58.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 88.0 89.1 69.6a 72.6 55.5 58.0
< 250K Pop. 89.8 90.6 71.8 71.8 57.5 57.9
Nonmetro 86.6 87.3 62.7 64.5 47.1 49.2
Urbanized 87.3 88.7 65.9 68.3 49.2 53.2
Less Urbanized 86.8 85.5 61.1 61.3 46.2 46.1
Completely Rural 83.5a 89.8 57.1 62.6 42.9 46.9
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Table 2.83A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 9,654 9,294 6,075 5,852 1,698 1,651
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,102 1,881 1,298 1,200 372 375
New England 569 526 341 352 105 142
Middle Atlantic 1,533 1,355 957 848 267 232
Midwest 2,125 1,988 1,415 1,300 388 332
East North Central 1,527 1,416 1,022 909 278 229
West North Central 597 572 393 391 111 102
South 3,177 3,140 1,965 2,001 580 598
South Atlantic 1,673 1,627 1,019 1,026 346 303
East South Central 431 431 264 287 66 83
West South Central 1,073 1,082 683 688 168 212
West 2,250 2,285 1,397 1,351 357 347
Mountain 620 650 359 387 119 119
Pacific 1,630 1,635 1,037 964 238 228
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5,078 5,164 3,072 3,181 805 856
Small Metro 3,248b 2,807 2,119a 1,769 657 544
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,044a 1,795 1,262 1,106 350 326
< 250K Pop. 1,204 1,011 856 662 306 218
Nonmetro 1,328 1,324 885 903 236 251
Urbanized 587 611 382 393 100 118
Less Urbanized 602 582 419 412 113 103
Completely Rural 139 131 84 98 23 30
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Table 2.83B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 25.1 24.3 15.8 15.3 4.4 4.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 30.8 28.3 19.0 18.1 5.5 5.6
New England 31.8 30.1 19.0 20.2 5.9a 8.2
Middle Atlantic 30.5 27.7 19.0 17.3 5.3 4.7
Midwest 25.4 24.4 16.9 15.9 4.6 4.1
East North Central 25.8 25.0 17.3 16.0 4.7 4.0
West North Central 24.3 23.0 16.0 15.7 4.5 4.1
South 22.7 22.3 14.0 14.2 4.1 4.3
South Atlantic 23.7 23.0 14.4 14.5 4.9 4.3
East South Central 19.2 19.6 11.8 13.1 2.9 3.8
West South Central 22.8 22.5 14.5 14.3 3.6 4.4
West 24.2 24.5 15.0 14.5 3.8 3.7
Mountain 22.6 23.3 13.1 13.9 4.3 4.3
Pacific 24.9 25.0 15.9 14.7 3.6 3.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 24.9 24.7 15.0 15.2 3.9 4.1
Small Metro 26.1 24.4 17.0 15.4 5.3 4.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 24.9 23.3 15.4 14.4 4.3 4.2
< 250K Pop. 28.6 26.8 20.3 17.6 7.3 5.8
Nonmetro 23.5 22.6 15.7 15.4 4.2 4.3
Urbanized 23.4 22.5 15.2 14.5 4.0 4.3
Less Urbanized 23.2 23.0 16.2 16.3 4.4 4.1
Completely Rural 25.3 21.9 15.3 16.4 4.3 5.1
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Table 2.84A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 123,731 126,208 52,265 53,833 14,167 15,370
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24,654 25,349 10,372 10,559 2,606 2,955
New England 7,031 7,283 3,053 2,818 743 776
Middle Atlantic 17,623 18,066 7,320 7,741 1,864 2,179
Midwest 27,876 28,981 12,389 13,305 3,577 4,064
East North Central 19,361 19,845 8,493 9,170 2,413 2,773
West North Central 8,515 9,137 3,895 4,135 1,164 1,290
South 43,125 43,444 18,207 18,637 5,083 5,554
South Atlantic 23,696 24,629 9,046 9,568 2,647 2,852
East South Central 6,002 6,007 2,655 2,811 772 943
West South Central 13,427 12,808 6,506 6,258 1,664 1,759
West 28,076 28,434 11,297 11,332 2,901 2,797
Mountain 8,472 8,650 3,520 3,560 903 882
Pacific 19,604 19,784 7,777 7,772 1,998 1,915
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69,195 69,423 28,601 29,462 7,276 8,021
Small Metro 38,264 38,862 16,496 16,213 4,745 4,833
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 25,684 26,215 11,159 10,809 3,179 3,109
< 250K Pop. 12,580 12,648 5,337 5,404 1,567 1,724
Nonmetro 16,273a 17,922 7,168a 8,158 2,145 2,516
Urbanized 7,037b 8,383 2,899b 3,705 963 1,089
Less Urbanized 7,670 7,586 3,596 3,572 946 1,178
Completely Rural 1,566 1,954 673 881 236 249
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Table 2.84B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2011 and 2012
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2011)
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2011)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2012)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2012 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2011 and 2012.
TOTAL 56.5 56.9 23.9 24.3 6.5 6.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 61.5 62.5 25.9 26.1 6.5 7.3
New England 66.8 68.3 29.0 26.4 7.1 7.3
Middle Atlantic 59.7 60.5 24.8 25.9 6.3 7.3
Midwest 58.9 60.7 26.2 27.9 7.6 8.5
East North Central 59.1 59.9 25.9 27.7 7.4 8.4
West North Central 58.6 62.5 26.8 28.3 8.0 8.8
South 53.1 52.8 22.4 22.6 6.3 6.7
South Atlantic 55.0 56.2 21.0 21.8 6.1 6.5
East South Central 45.9 45.5 20.3 21.3 5.9 7.1
West South Central 53.8 50.6 26.0 24.7 6.7 6.9
West 55.5 55.5 22.3 22.1 5.7 5.5
Mountain 54.9 55.3 22.8 22.8 5.9 5.6
Pacific 55.8 55.6 22.1 21.8 5.7 5.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 59.4 58.6 24.6 24.9 6.3 6.8
Small Metro 56.1 58.0 24.2 24.2 7.0 7.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 55.5 58.0 24.1 23.9 6.9 6.9
< 250K Pop. 57.5 57.9 24.4 24.7 7.2 7.9
Nonmetro 47.1 49.2 20.8 22.4 6.2 6.9
Urbanized 49.2 53.2 20.3a 23.5 6.7 6.9
Less Urbanized 46.2 46.1 21.7 21.7 5.7 7.2
Completely Rural 42.9 46.9 18.4 21.2 6.5 6.0

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