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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 4,222 4,021 2,614 2,447 603 591
GENDER            
Male 2,111 2,045 1,388 1,366 368 366
Female 2,110 1,975 1,225a 1,082 235 225
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,525a 3,312 2,189a 2,013 500 513
White 2,933 2,739 1,871 1,737 466 462
Black or African American 411 390 192 164 21 20
American Indian or Alaska Native 28 * 18 * 3 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 78 83 59 53 2 12
Two or More Races 67 52 43 27 9 6
Hispanic or Latino 697 709 424 434 103 78
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,485 1,407 996 973 282 287
Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,448 1,332 876a 764 184 175
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 203 186 102 90 12 12
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 207 204 90 74 8 8
Male, Hispanic 333 353 231 235 68 51
Female, Hispanic 364 356 193 199 35 27
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 16.6 15.9 10.3 9.7 2.4 2.3
GENDER            
Male 16.3 15.9 10.7 10.6 2.8 2.8
Female 17.0 16.0 9.9a 8.8 1.9 1.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 16.9 16.1 10.5 9.8 2.4 2.5
White 19.2 18.2 12.3 11.5 3.1 3.1
Black or African American 10.5 10.1 4.9 4.3 0.5 0.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 20.5 * 13.2 * 2.2 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 7.6 8.1 5.7 5.2 0.2 1.2
Two or More Races 16.2 12.5 10.4 6.6 2.1 1.4
Hispanic or Latino 15.3 15.2 9.3 9.3 2.3 1.7
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 19.1 18.3 12.8 12.6 3.6 3.7
Female, White, Not Hispanic 19.4 18.1 11.7 10.4 2.5 2.4
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 10.1 9.5 5.1 4.6 0.6 0.6
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 11.0 10.7 4.8 3.9 0.4 0.4
Male, Hispanic 14.3 14.8 9.9 9.9 2.9 2.1
Female, Hispanic 16.3 15.6 8.7 8.7 1.6 1.2
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 20,282 20,034 13,814 13,675 5,093 4,819
GENDER            
Male 10,869 10,757 8,284 8,204 3,461 3,278
Female 9,413 9,277 5,531 5,471 1,632 1,541
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,283 17,102 11,698 11,631 4,508a 4,197
White 13,987 13,656 9,920 9,745 4,075a 3,738
Black or African American 2,103 2,267 1,049 1,148 204 257
American Indian or Alaska Native 96 * 79 * 25 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 16
Asian 763 725 396 406 84 91
Two or More Races 228 279 165 195 70 67
Hispanic or Latino 2,999 2,932 2,116 2,044 584 622
EDUCATION            
< High School 3,078 2,882 2,262 2,173 712 695
High School Graduate 6,366 6,145 4,503 4,307 1,676a 1,434
Some College 7,381 7,549 4,957 4,992 1,901 1,953
College Graduate 3,457 3,458 2,092 2,203 804 738
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 10,580 10,301 7,410 7,179 2,677 2,435
Part-Time 5,237 5,148 3,366 3,392 1,251 1,274
Unemployed 1,415 1,448 992 1,039 350 376
Other1 3,050 3,137 2,046 2,064 815 734
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 61.9 61.2 42.2 41.8 15.6 14.7
GENDER            
Male 65.9 65.3 50.2 49.8 21.0 19.9
Female 57.9 57.1 34.0 33.7 10.0 9.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 64.2 63.5 43.5 43.2 16.8a 15.6
White 69.3a 67.5 49.1 48.2 20.2b 18.5
Black or African American 46.9 50.2 23.4 25.4 4.5 5.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 53.1 * 43.9 * 14.0 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 11.6
Asian 49.9 50.1 25.9 28.1 5.5 6.3
Two or More Races 65.6 63.1 47.5 44.0 20.3 15.2
Hispanic or Latino 51.5 50.7 36.3 35.3 10.0 10.7
EDUCATION            
< High School 47.2 46.4 34.7 34.9 10.9 11.2
High School Graduate 56.5 55.2 40.0 38.7 14.9b 12.9
Some College 69.5 68.9 46.7 45.5 17.9 17.8
College Graduate 79.8 78.3 48.3 49.9 18.6 16.7
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 67.1 67.2 47.0 46.8 17.0 15.9
Part-Time 63.3 61.1 40.7 40.3 15.1 15.1
Unemployed 56.7 55.4 39.8 39.8 14.0 14.4
Other1 49.3 49.3 33.1 32.4 13.2 11.5
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 100,805 102,705 40,147 41,656 11,251 11,600
GENDER            
Male 55,045 55,286 27,627 28,558 8,946 9,142
Female 45,759 47,419 12,520 13,098 2,305 2,458
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 90,542 91,934 34,707 36,124 10,038 10,429
White 77,090 78,489 28,815 30,170 8,544 9,056
Black or African American 9,143 8,844 4,316 4,277 1,111 935
American Indian or Alaska Native * * * 248 83 105
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2,799 2,920 764 873 160 171
Two or More Races 945 969 393 412 86 127
Hispanic or Latino 10,263 10,771 5,440 5,532 1,213 1,171
EDUCATION            
< High School 10,297 10,391 6,240 6,241 1,790 1,776
High School Graduate 28,165 27,953 13,389 13,425 3,927 4,127
Some College 25,676 26,271 9,952 10,694 2,566 2,995
College Graduate 36,667 38,090 10,566 11,296 2,968 2,702
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 64,849 65,949 28,653 29,489 8,156 8,240
Part-Time 11,339 11,489 3,441 3,891 854 1,119
Unemployed 2,260 2,594 1,418 1,250 508 475
Other1 22,356 22,673 6,635 7,026 1,733 1,766
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 53.7 54.1 21.4 21.9 6.0 6.1
GENDER            
Male 61.2 60.8 30.7 31.4 10.0 10.1
Female 46.7 47.9 12.8 13.2 2.4 2.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 54.9 55.4 21.1 21.8 6.1 6.3
White 58.0 58.7 21.7 22.6 6.4 6.8
Black or African American 44.1 42.4 20.8 20.5 5.4 4.5
American Indian or Alaska Native * * * 26.6 9.1 11.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 36.2 35.9 9.9 10.7 2.1 2.1
Two or More Races 50.4 51.7 21.0 22.0 4.6 6.8
Hispanic or Latino 44.5 45.3 23.6 23.2 5.3 4.9
EDUCATION            
< High School 34.2 34.5 20.7 20.7 5.9 5.9
High School Graduate 48.7 49.0 23.2 23.5 6.8 7.2
Some College 57.5 56.5 22.3 23.0 5.7 6.4
College Graduate 66.3 67.7 19.1 20.1 5.4 4.8
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 61.3 62.1 27.1 27.8 7.7 7.8
Part-Time 55.0 54.5 16.7 18.5 4.1 5.3
Unemployed 49.6a 57.8 31.1 27.8 11.1 10.6
Other1 39.3 39.0 11.7 12.1 3.0 3.0
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 121,087 122,739 53,961 55,331 16,344 16,420
GENDER            
Male 65,914 66,043 35,910 36,762 12,407 12,420
Female 55,173 56,697 18,051 18,569 3,937 4,000
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 107,825 109,036 46,405 47,755 14,546 14,626
White 91,076 92,145 38,736 39,916 12,619 12,794
Black or African American 11,246 11,111 5,366 5,425 1,315 1,193
American Indian or Alaska Native 431 527 364 326 108 133
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 221 * 104 *
Asian 3,562 3,645 1,160 1,279 244 262
Two or More Races 1,173 1,248 558 607 156 194
Hispanic or Latino 13,262 13,703 7,556 7,576 1,797 1,793
EDUCATION            
< High School 13,375 13,274 8,502 8,414 2,502 2,471
High School Graduate 34,531 34,098 17,892 17,732 5,603 5,561
Some College 33,057 33,820 14,909 15,686 4,467 4,948
College Graduate 40,124 41,548 12,658 13,499 3,772 3,440
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 75,429 76,250 36,063 36,667 10,833 10,676
Part-Time 16,576 16,637 6,807 7,283 2,106 2,392
Unemployed 3,675 4,042 2,410 2,289 857 851
Other1 25,406 25,810 8,681 9,091 2,548 2,501
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 54.9 55.1 24.5 24.9 7.4 7.4
GENDER            
Male 62.0 61.5 33.8 34.2 11.7 11.6
Female 48.3 49.2 15.8 16.1 3.4 3.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 56.2 56.5 24.2 24.7 7.6 7.6
White 59.5 59.8 25.3 25.9 8.2 8.3
Black or African American 44.6 43.8 21.3 21.4 5.2 4.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 39.3 47.8 33.2 29.6 9.9 12.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 26.8 * 12.6 *
Asian 38.5 38.0 12.5 13.3 2.6 2.7
Two or More Races 52.8 53.9 25.1 26.2 7.0 8.4
Hispanic or Latino 45.9 46.3 26.2 25.6 6.2 6.1
EDUCATION            
< High School 36.5 36.5 23.2 23.2 6.8 6.8
High School Graduate 50.0 50.0 25.9 26.0 8.1 8.2
Some College 59.8 58.9 27.0 27.3 8.1 8.6
College Graduate 67.3 68.5 21.2 22.3 6.3 5.7
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 62.0 62.8 29.7 30.2 8.9 8.8
Part-Time 57.4 56.4 23.6 24.7 7.3 8.1
Unemployed 52.1 56.9 34.2 32.2 12.2 12.0
Other1 40.3 40.0 13.8 14.1 4.0 3.9
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Table 2.47A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 173,904 172,420 86,034 85,017 72,878 71,073
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 32,073 31,305 15,058 14,665 12,450 12,041
New England 8,767 8,594 3,777 3,803 3,168 3,046
Middle Atlantic 23,305 22,711 11,281 10,862 9,282 8,996
Midwest 39,911 40,434 20,752 20,747 17,628 17,541
East North Central 27,588 28,056 14,566 14,323 12,317 12,208
West North Central 12,323 12,377 6,186 6,424 5,311 5,333
South 63,589 63,153 32,901 31,976 28,698a 27,253
South Atlantic 33,637 33,667 16,180 16,654 13,938 14,213
East South Central 11,126a 10,690 6,216a 5,537 5,518a 4,873
West South Central 18,826 18,796 10,504 9,785 9,241b 8,167
West 38,331 37,528 17,324 17,630 14,102 14,237
Mountain 11,975 11,959 5,850 5,882 4,767 4,969
Pacific 26,356 25,569 11,474 11,748 9,335 9,268
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 91,736 89,251 43,844 43,191 36,330 35,139
Small Metro 50,556 52,864 25,534 25,912 21,768 21,953
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 32,816 35,006 16,516 16,989 13,997 14,368
< 250K Pop. 17,740 17,859 9,018 8,923 7,771 7,585
Nonmetro 31,612 30,304 16,656 15,914 14,780 13,980
Urbanized 12,058 12,424 6,044 6,597 5,244 5,693
Less Urbanized 16,094 14,591 8,640 7,708 7,741 6,885
Completely Rural 3,461 3,289 1,972 1,609 1,796 1,402
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Table 2.47B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 70.7a 69.6 35.0 34.3 29.6a 28.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 69.9 68.2 32.8 32.0 27.2 26.2
New England 72.9 71.5 31.4 31.6 26.4 25.3
Middle Atlantic 68.9 67.1 33.3 32.1 27.4 26.6
Midwest 73.0 73.8 37.9 37.9 32.2 32.0
East North Central 72.1 73.3 38.1 37.4 32.2 31.9
West North Central 75.0 75.0 37.6 38.9 32.3 32.3
South 71.5 70.2 37.0 35.6 32.2a 30.3
South Atlantic 71.5 70.8 34.4 35.0 29.6 29.9
East South Central 76.1a 72.6 42.5b 37.6 37.8b 33.1
West South Central 68.9 68.0 38.4a 35.4 33.8b 29.6
West 67.9a 65.6 30.7 30.8 25.0 24.9
Mountain 71.0 69.2 34.7 34.1 28.2 28.8
Pacific 66.6 64.0 29.0 29.4 23.6 23.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 68.8a 67.3 32.9 32.6 27.3 26.5
Small Metro 71.6 71.3 36.2 35.0 30.8 29.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 70.7 70.6 35.6 34.3 30.2 29.0
< 250K Pop. 73.2 72.8 37.2 36.4 32.1 30.9
Nonmetro 75.0 73.8 39.5 38.7 35.1 34.0
Urbanized 73.5 73.9 36.9 39.3 32.0 33.9
Less Urbanized 76.1 74.2 40.8 39.2 36.6 35.0
Completely Rural 75.3 71.5 42.9a 35.0 39.1b 30.5
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Table 2.48A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 7,565b 7,027 5,295a 5,010 3,282 3,141
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,293b 1,119 979b 820 610a 517
New England 334 315 254 227 169 146
Middle Atlantic 959b 804 725b 593 441 371
Midwest 1,718 1,683 1,199 1,235 784 783
East North Central 1,183 1,206 816 876 533 572
West North Central 536 476 382 358 251 211
South 2,935 2,774 1,999 1,941 1,206 1,247
South Atlantic 1,387 1,341 941 953 555 629
East South Central 602 547 410 369 264 242
West South Central 946 886 648 618 388 376
West 1,618a 1,451 1,119 1,014 682 594
Mountain 551 507 394 353 236 222
Pacific 1,067 944 725 661 446 372
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 3,739b 3,369 2,631a 2,406 1,623a 1,439
Small Metro 2,303 2,176 1,626 1,527 1,012 949
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,465 1,415 1,036 981 632 612
< 250K Pop. 838 761 591 546 379 337
Nonmetro 1,523 1,482 1,037 1,076 647a 753
Urbanized 567 612 392 442 243a 313
Less Urbanized 779 733 530 540 331 382
Completely Rural 177 137 115 95 74 58
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Table 2.48B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 29.8b 27.8 20.9 19.8 12.9 12.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 28.7b 25.1 21.7b 18.4 13.5a 11.6
New England 28.7 27.3 21.8 19.6 14.5 12.7
Middle Atlantic 28.6b 24.3 21.6b 18.0 13.2 11.2
Midwest 30.3 30.0 21.1 22.0 13.8 13.9
East North Central 29.7 30.6 20.5 22.2 13.4 14.5
West North Central 31.7 28.5 22.6 21.4 14.9 12.6
South 32.1 30.4 21.8 21.3 13.2 13.7
South Atlantic 29.8 28.9 20.2 20.6 11.9 13.6
East South Central 40.5 36.9 27.6 24.9 17.8 16.3
West South Central 31.4 29.5 21.5 20.6 12.8 12.5
West 26.7a 24.0 18.5 16.8 11.3 9.8
Mountain 30.7 28.1 21.9 19.5 13.2 12.3
Pacific 25.0 22.3 17.0 15.6 10.5 8.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 27.3b 24.6 19.2a 17.6 11.8a 10.5
Small Metro 30.5 29.5 21.5 20.7 13.4 12.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 28.9 28.4 20.4 19.7 12.5 12.3
< 250K Pop. 33.7 31.8 23.8 22.8 15.3 14.1
Nonmetro 36.9 35.5 25.1 25.8 15.7a 18.1
Urbanized 34.0 35.6 23.5 25.7 14.6a 18.2
Less Urbanized 39.2 36.2 26.7 26.6 16.6 18.9
Completely Rural 37.7 32.0 24.6 22.2 15.7 13.6
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Table 2.49A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 23,525a 23,016 17,695a 17,156 14,396b 13,700
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,184 4,065 3,203a 3,006 2,605a 2,368
New England 1,148 1,138 900 853 732 659
Middle Atlantic 3,036 2,927 2,304 2,153 1,874 1,709
Midwest 5,635 5,501 4,405a 4,226 3,680b 3,441
East North Central 3,908 3,800 3,057 2,939 2,540a 2,400
West North Central 1,727 1,700 1,348 1,287 1,140a 1,042
South 8,373 8,167 6,276 6,075 5,225 4,995
South Atlantic 4,187 4,156 3,090 3,077 2,578 2,491
East South Central 1,457b 1,331 1,161a 1,054 981 905
West South Central 2,728 2,680 2,025 1,945 1,665 1,599
West 5,333 5,283 3,811 3,848 2,886 2,895
Mountain 1,677 1,635 1,225 1,222 981 985
Pacific 3,657 3,648 2,586 2,626 1,905 1,911
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 12,193 11,733 8,987 8,575 7,220 6,758
Small Metro 7,399 7,409 5,609 5,566 4,519 4,443
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,844 4,766 3,660 3,603 2,920 2,879
< 250K Pop. 2,555 2,644 1,949 1,963 1,600 1,564
Nonmetro 3,933 3,874 3,099 3,015 2,657 2,499
Urbanized 1,648 1,698 1,275 1,326 1,068 1,095
Less Urbanized 1,897 1,878 1,510 1,456 1,304 1,206
Completely Rural 388 298 314 233 285a 197
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Table 2.49B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 71.9a 70.3 54.0a 52.4 44.0b 41.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 71.4 68.9 54.6a 50.9 44.4b 40.1
New England 75.2 74.5 59.0 55.9 48.0 43.2
Middle Atlantic 70.0 66.9 53.1a 49.2 43.2a 39.1
Midwest 76.3 75.5 59.7 58.0 49.8a 47.2
East North Central 76.6 75.6 59.9 58.5 49.8 47.7
West North Central 75.7 75.2 59.1 56.9 50.0 46.1
South 71.7 69.9 53.7 52.0 44.7 42.7
South Atlantic 71.3 70.4 52.6 52.1 43.9 42.2
East South Central 76.9a 71.2 61.3 56.4 51.8 48.4
West South Central 69.7 68.5 51.7 49.7 42.5 40.9
West 68.3 67.3 48.8 49.0 36.9 36.9
Mountain 71.2 69.4 52.0 51.9 41.7 41.8
Pacific 67.0 66.4 47.4 47.8 34.9 34.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69.5 67.8 51.2 49.5 41.1a 39.0
Small Metro 73.1 71.8 55.4 53.9 44.6 43.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 72.6 70.4 54.8 53.2 43.7 42.5
< 250K Pop. 74.1 74.4 56.5 55.2 46.4 44.0
Nonmetro 77.7 76.0 61.2 59.1 52.5a 49.0
Urbanized 77.0 74.5 59.6 58.2 49.9 48.0
Less Urbanized 78.5 76.7 62.5 59.5 54.0a 49.3
Completely Rural 76.5 80.2 61.9 62.7 56.1 53.0
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Table 2.50A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 142,814 142,377 63,044 62,852 55,200 54,232
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,595 26,121 10,876 10,838 9,235 9,156
New England 7,285 7,141 2,623 2,723 2,267 2,240
Middle Atlantic 19,310 18,980 8,253 8,116 6,968 6,916
Midwest 32,558 33,250 15,149 15,286 13,164 13,317
East North Central 22,497 23,049 10,693 10,507 9,245 9,236
West North Central 10,061 10,201 4,456 4,779 3,919 4,081
South 52,281 52,212 24,625 23,960 22,267 21,011
South Atlantic 28,062 28,170 12,149 12,624 10,805 11,094
East South Central 9,068 8,813 4,645a 4,113 4,273a 3,725
West South Central 15,151 15,230 7,831 7,222 7,188b 6,192
West 31,380 30,794 12,395 12,767 10,534 10,747
Mountain 9,747 9,816 4,231 4,307 3,550 3,762
Pacific 21,633 20,978 8,164 8,460 6,985 6,985
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 75,805 74,149 32,226 32,210 27,487 26,942
Small Metro 40,854 43,279 18,299 18,819 16,237 16,562
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 26,507a 28,825 11,820 12,405 10,445 10,878
< 250K Pop. 14,347 14,454 6,479 6,414 5,792 5,684
Nonmetro 26,156 24,948 12,520 11,823 11,476 10,728
Urbanized 9,842 10,114 4,377 4,829 3,933 4,285
Less Urbanized 13,418 11,980 6,600a 5,712 6,105a 5,296
Completely Rural 2,896 2,854 1,543 1,281 1,438 1,147
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Table 2.50B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 76.0 75.0 33.6 33.1 29.4 28.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 75.0 73.5 30.7 30.5 26.0 25.8
New England 78.1 76.5 28.1 29.1 24.3 24.0
Middle Atlantic 73.9 72.5 31.6 31.0 26.7 26.4
Midwest 78.2 79.4 36.4 36.5 31.6 31.8
East North Central 77.1 78.6 36.6 35.8 31.7 31.5
West North Central 80.7 81.2 35.8 38.0 31.5 32.5
South 76.7 75.5 36.1 34.7 32.7a 30.4
South Atlantic 76.8 76.1 33.3 34.1 29.6 30.0
East South Central 80.7 77.4 41.3a 36.1 38.0a 32.7
West South Central 74.3 73.5 38.4a 34.9 35.2b 29.9
West 73.6 71.1 29.1 29.5 24.7 24.8
Mountain 76.6 74.9 33.2 32.9 27.9 28.7
Pacific 72.4 69.4 27.3 28.0 23.4 23.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 74.3 72.9 31.6 31.7 26.9 26.5
Small Metro 77.2 76.7 34.6 33.4 30.7 29.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 76.5 76.3 34.1 32.8 30.1 28.8
< 250K Pop. 78.4 77.7 35.4 34.5 31.7 30.6
Nonmetro 79.4 78.4 38.0 37.2 34.8 33.7
Urbanized 78.2 78.9 34.8 37.7 31.2 33.4
Less Urbanized 80.1 78.8 39.4 37.6 36.5 34.9
Completely Rural 80.0 75.1 42.6a 33.7 39.7a 30.2
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Table 2.51A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 166,339 165,393 80,739 80,008 69,596 67,932
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 30,779 30,186 14,079 13,845 11,840 11,524
New England 8,433 8,279 3,523 3,576 2,999 2,899
Middle Atlantic 22,346 21,907 10,556 10,269 8,842 8,625
Midwest 38,193 38,751 19,553 19,512 16,844 16,759
East North Central 26,405 26,850 13,750 13,446 11,785 11,636
West North Central 11,788 11,901 5,804 6,066 5,059 5,123
South 60,654 60,379 30,902 30,035 27,491a 26,006
South Atlantic 32,250 32,326 15,239 15,701 13,383 13,585
East South Central 10,525 10,143 5,806a 5,167 5,254a 4,631
West South Central 17,879 17,910 9,856 9,167 8,854b 7,791
West 36,714 36,077 16,206 16,616 13,420 13,642
Mountain 11,424 11,452 5,456 5,530 4,531 4,747
Pacific 25,290 24,625 10,749 11,086 8,889 8,895
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 87,997 85,882 41,212 40,785 34,707 33,700
Small Metro 48,254 50,689 23,908 24,385 20,756 21,005
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 31,351 33,591 15,481 16,008 13,365 13,756
< 250K Pop. 16,902 17,097 8,428 8,376 7,391 7,248
Nonmetro 30,089 28,822 15,619 14,838 14,133 13,227
Urbanized 11,490 11,812 5,652 6,155 5,001 5,380
Less Urbanized 15,314 13,858 8,110a 7,168 7,410a 6,503
Completely Rural 3,284 3,152 1,857 1,514 1,723 1,344
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Table 2.51B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 75.4a 74.3 36.6 35.9 31.5a 30.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 74.5 72.9 34.1 33.4 28.6 27.8
New England 77.7 76.2 32.4 32.9 27.6 26.7
Middle Atlantic 73.3 71.7 34.6 33.6 29.0 28.2
Midwest 77.9 78.8 39.9 39.7 34.4 34.1
East North Central 77.0 78.1 40.1 39.1 34.4 33.9
West North Central 80.0 80.3 39.4 40.9 34.3 34.6
South 76.0 74.7 38.7 37.2 34.4a 32.2
South Atlantic 76.1 75.3 35.9 36.6 31.6 31.6
East South Central 80.2a 76.5 44.2b 39.0 40.0a 34.9
West South Central 73.5 72.7 40.5a 37.2 36.4b 31.6
West 72.8a 70.5 32.1 32.5 26.6 26.7
Mountain 75.7 74.0 36.2 35.7 30.0 30.7
Pacific 71.6 68.9 30.4 31.0 25.2 24.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 73.6a 72.2 34.5 34.3 29.0 28.3
Small Metro 76.5 76.0 37.9 36.5 32.9 31.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 75.9 75.4 37.5 35.9 32.3 30.9
< 250K Pop. 77.7 77.2 38.8 37.8 34.0 32.7
Nonmetro 79.1 78.1 41.1 40.2 37.2 35.8
Urbanized 78.0 78.3 38.4 40.8 33.9 35.7
Less Urbanized 79.9 78.5 42.3 40.6 38.7 36.9
Completely Rural 79.5 75.6 45.0a 36.3 41.7a 32.2
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Table 2.52A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 162,951 161,831 71,694 70,718 61,568 60,183
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 30,158a 29,178 12,473 11,982 10,557 10,244
New England 8,217 7,996 3,131 2,965 2,647 2,467
Middle Atlantic 21,941 21,181 9,341 9,017 7,910 7,777
Midwest 37,429 38,088 17,431 17,327 15,010 14,909
East North Central 25,869 26,374 12,303 11,992 10,552 10,362
West North Central 11,560 11,714 5,127 5,335 4,458 4,547
South 59,489 59,475 27,363 26,785 24,012 22,978
South Atlantic 31,613 31,890 13,411 13,847 11,738 11,887
East South Central 10,333 10,096 5,126 4,649 4,537 4,145
West South Central 17,543 17,489 8,826 8,290 7,736a 6,946
West 35,875 35,089 14,428 14,624 11,990 12,052
Mountain 11,304 10,973 4,762 4,876 4,020 4,185
Pacific 24,571 24,116 9,666 9,748 7,970 7,867
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 86,058 83,604 36,574 35,791 31,079 30,072
Small Metro 47,562 49,718 21,542 21,609 18,570 18,497
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 31,027 32,953 14,006 14,150 12,011 12,104
< 250K Pop. 16,535 16,765 7,536 7,458 6,559 6,392
Nonmetro 29,331 28,508 13,578 13,318 11,919 11,614
Urbanized 11,148 11,617 5,015 5,494 4,355 4,724
Less Urbanized 15,095 13,785 7,030 6,563 6,182 5,807
Completely Rural 3,088 3,106 1,533 1,261 1,381 1,083
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Table 2.52B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 66.2 65.3 29.1 28.5 25.0 24.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 65.8a 63.6 27.2 26.1 23.0 22.3
New England 68.3 66.5 26.0 24.7 22.0 20.5
Middle Atlantic 64.9 62.6 27.6 26.6 23.4 23.0
Midwest 68.4 69.5 31.9 31.6 27.4 27.2
East North Central 67.6 68.9 32.2 31.3 27.6 27.1
West North Central 70.3 71.0 31.2 32.3 27.1 27.6
South 66.8 66.1 30.7 29.8 27.0 25.5
South Atlantic 67.2 67.0 28.5 29.1 24.9 25.0
East South Central 70.7 68.5 35.1a 31.6 31.0 28.1
West South Central 64.2 63.3 32.3 30.0 28.3a 25.1
West 63.5 61.3 25.5 25.6 21.2 21.1
Mountain 67.0a 63.5 28.2 28.2 23.8 24.2
Pacific 62.0 60.4 24.4 24.4 20.1 19.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 64.6a 63.0 27.4 27.0 23.3 22.7
Small Metro 67.3 67.1 30.5 29.2 26.3 25.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 66.9 66.5 30.2 28.6 25.9 24.4
< 250K Pop. 68.3 68.3 31.1 30.4 27.1 26.0
Nonmetro 69.6 69.4 32.2 32.4 28.3 28.3
Urbanized 68.0 69.1 30.6 32.7 26.6 28.1
Less Urbanized 71.4 70.1 33.2 33.4 29.2 29.5
Completely Rural 67.2 67.6 33.3 27.4 30.0a 23.6
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Table 2.53A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 6,565b 5,987 4,325b 3,973 2,642 2,495
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,089b 925 762b 639 482a 407
New England 274 253 183 173 124 119
Middle Atlantic 815b 671 579b 466 358a 289
Midwest 1,516 1,451 991 987 650 627
East North Central 1,048 1,040 673 703 440 456
West North Central 468 411 318 284 210 171
South 2,538 2,388 1,641 1,555 961 990
South Atlantic 1,203 1,163 783 750 449 488
East South Central 519 473 323 289 200 189
West South Central 816 753 534 516 313 314
West 1,422a 1,222 932a 791 549 471
Mountain 484a 415 320 281 193 176
Pacific 939 807 612 510 356 295
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 3,243b 2,832 2,171b 1,890 1,329b 1,142
Small Metro 1,992 1,878 1,319 1,227 824 769
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,269 1,229 833 806 515 515
< 250K Pop. 723 650 486 421 309 254
Nonmetro 1,330 1,276 835 856 489a 584
Urbanized 500 523 320 354 188a 243
Less Urbanized 676 635 422 431 246 302
Completely Rural 154 118 93 71 56 39
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Table 2.53B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 25.9b 23.7 17.0b 15.7 10.4 9.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24.1b 20.7 16.9b 14.3 10.7 9.1
New England 23.5 21.9 15.7 15.0 10.7 10.3
Middle Atlantic 24.3b 20.3 17.3b 14.1 10.7a 8.7
Midwest 26.7 25.8 17.5 17.6 11.5 11.2
East North Central 26.3 26.4 16.9 17.8 11.1 11.6
West North Central 27.7 24.6 18.8 17.0 12.4 10.2
South 27.7 26.2 17.9 17.0 10.5 10.8
South Atlantic 25.9 25.1 16.8 16.2 9.6 10.5
East South Central 34.9 31.9 21.8 19.5 13.5 12.7
West South Central 27.1 25.0 17.7 17.2 10.4 10.4
West 23.5a 20.2 15.4a 13.1 9.1 7.8
Mountain 27.0a 23.0 17.8 15.6 10.7 9.7
Pacific 22.0 19.1 14.3 12.1 8.4 7.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 23.7b 20.7 15.8b 13.8 9.7b 8.3
Small Metro 26.4 25.5 17.5 16.6 10.9 10.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 25.0 24.7 16.4 16.2 10.1 10.3
< 250K Pop. 29.1 27.1 19.6 17.6 12.5 10.6
Nonmetro 32.2 30.6 20.2 20.5 11.9a 14.0
Urbanized 29.9 30.4 19.1 20.6 11.2a 14.2
Less Urbanized 34.0 31.4 21.3 21.3 12.4 14.9
Completely Rural 32.9 27.6 19.8 16.6 11.9 9.2
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Table 2.54A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 21,808b 21,206 15,403b 14,787 12,595b 11,845
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,880a 3,664 2,759b 2,505 2,281b 2,019
New England 1,056 987 769b 659 644b 527
Middle Atlantic 2,824 2,677 1,990 1,846 1,637 1,492
Midwest 5,167 5,054 3,821a 3,648 3,227b 2,984
East North Central 3,599 3,491 2,655 2,560 2,232a 2,094
West North Central 1,568 1,563 1,166 1,088 995a 889
South 7,858a 7,572 5,530 5,301 4,580 4,357
South Atlantic 3,937 3,860 2,692 2,671 2,249 2,185
East South Central 1,354a 1,232 1,034a 904 870 775
West South Central 2,567 2,480 1,804 1,726 1,461 1,397
West 4,903 4,916 3,294 3,333 2,507 2,486
Mountain 1,561 1,511 1,070 1,089 866 865
Pacific 3,342 3,405 2,224 2,244 1,641 1,621
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 11,311 10,825 7,811 7,383 6,323a 5,857
Small Metro 6,835 6,754 4,857 4,782 3,960 3,833
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,491 4,377 3,173 3,102 2,592 2,502
< 250K Pop. 2,343 2,377 1,684 1,681 1,368 1,331
Nonmetro 3,662 3,627 2,736 2,621 2,312 2,155
Urbanized 1,513 1,575 1,119 1,125 934 925
Less Urbanized 1,796 1,769 1,341 1,286 1,129 1,059
Completely Rural 353 282 277 211 249 170
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Table 2.54B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 66.6b 64.8 47.0b 45.2 38.5b 36.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 66.2b 62.1 47.1b 42.4 38.9b 34.2
New England 69.2 64.6 50.4b 43.2 42.2b 34.5
Middle Atlantic 65.1a 61.2 45.9a 42.2 37.7 34.1
Midwest 70.0 69.3 51.8 50.1 43.7a 40.9
East North Central 70.5 69.5 52.0 50.9 43.7 41.7
West North Central 68.7 69.1 51.1 48.1 43.6 39.3
South 67.3a 64.8 47.3 45.4 39.2 37.3
South Atlantic 67.0 65.4 45.8 45.2 38.3 37.0
East South Central 71.5a 65.9 54.6a 48.4 45.9 41.5
West South Central 65.6 63.4 46.1 44.1 37.3 35.7
West 62.8 62.6 42.2 42.4 32.1 31.7
Mountain 66.3 64.1 45.4 46.2 36.8 36.7
Pacific 61.3 61.9 40.8 40.8 30.1 29.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 64.5 62.5 44.5 42.7 36.0a 33.8
Small Metro 67.5 65.4 48.0 46.3 39.1 37.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 67.3a 64.7 47.5 45.8 38.8 37.0
< 250K Pop. 67.9 66.9 48.8 47.3 39.6 37.5
Nonmetro 72.3 71.1 54.0 51.4 45.7a 42.3
Urbanized 70.7 69.1 52.3 49.4 43.7 40.6
Less Urbanized 74.3 72.3 55.5 52.5 46.7 43.3
Completely Rural 69.6 75.9 54.5 56.8 49.1 45.9
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Table 2.55A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 134,578 134,638 51,965 51,958 46,331 45,843
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 25,189 24,589 8,952 8,838 7,794 7,818
New England 6,887 6,756 2,180 2,133 1,879 1,822
Middle Atlantic 18,302 17,833 6,772 6,705 5,915 5,996
Midwest 30,746 31,583 12,619 12,692 11,133 11,298
East North Central 21,222 21,843 8,975 8,729 7,880 7,812
West North Central 9,524 9,740 3,644 3,963 3,253 3,487
South 49,094 49,516 20,192 19,929 18,470 17,631
South Atlantic 26,474 26,867 9,936 10,425 9,041 9,214
East South Central 8,459 8,392 3,768 3,456 3,467 3,181
West South Central 14,160 14,257 6,488 6,047 5,963a 5,236
West 29,550 28,951 10,202 10,500 8,934 9,096
Mountain 9,260 9,046 3,372 3,507 2,961 3,145
Pacific 20,290 19,904 6,831 6,994 5,973 5,951
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 71,504 69,947 26,592 26,518 23,427 23,073
Small Metro 38,735 41,086 15,366 15,600 13,786 13,895
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 25,267 27,348 10,000 10,243 8,904 9,088
< 250K Pop. 13,469 13,738 5,366 5,357 4,882 4,807
Nonmetro 24,339 23,606 10,007 9,841 9,118 8,875
Urbanized 9,135 9,519 3,577 4,015 3,234 3,555
Less Urbanized 12,623 11,381 5,267 4,847 4,807 4,446
Completely Rural 2,580 2,706 1,163 979 1,077 874
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Table 2.55B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 71.6 70.9 27.7 27.4 24.7 24.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 71.0 69.2 25.2 24.9 22.0 22.0
New England 73.8 72.3 23.4 22.8 20.1 19.5
Middle Atlantic 70.0 68.1 25.9 25.6 22.6 22.9
Midwest 73.8 75.4 30.3 30.3 26.7 27.0
East North Central 72.7 74.5 30.8 29.8 27.0 26.6
West North Central 76.4 77.5 29.2 31.5 26.1 27.8
South 72.0 71.6 29.6 28.8 27.1 25.5
South Atlantic 72.5 72.6 27.2 28.2 24.8 24.9
East South Central 75.3 73.7 33.5 30.4 30.9 28.0
West South Central 69.4 68.8 31.8 29.2 29.2a 25.3
West 69.3 66.8 23.9 24.2 21.0 21.0
Mountain 72.7 69.0 26.5 26.7 23.3 24.0
Pacific 67.9 65.9 22.9 23.1 20.0 19.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 70.1 68.8 26.1 26.1 23.0 22.7
Small Metro 73.2 72.9 29.0 27.7 26.0 24.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 72.9 72.3 28.9 27.1 25.7 24.0
< 250K Pop. 73.6 73.9 29.3 28.8 26.7 25.9
Nonmetro 73.8 74.2 30.4 30.9 27.7 27.9
Urbanized 72.6 74.3 28.4 31.3 25.7 27.8
Less Urbanized 75.4 74.9 31.4 31.9 28.7 29.3
Completely Rural 71.3 71.2 32.1 25.8 29.7 23.0
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Table 2.56A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 156,386 155,844 67,368 66,745 58,926 57,688
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 29,069 28,253 11,711 11,343 10,075 9,837
New England 7,943 7,743 2,949 2,792 2,523 2,349
Middle Atlantic 21,126 20,510 8,762 8,551 7,552 7,488
Midwest 35,913 36,637 16,440 16,340 14,360 14,282
East North Central 24,821 25,334 11,631 11,289 10,112 9,906
West North Central 11,092 11,303 4,809 5,051 4,248 4,376
South 56,951 57,087 25,722 25,230 23,050 21,988
South Atlantic 30,411 30,727 12,627 13,096 11,290 11,399
East South Central 9,814 9,624 4,802 4,360 4,337 3,956
West South Central 16,727 16,737 8,292 7,773 7,424a 6,632
West 34,453 33,867 13,496 13,833 11,441 11,581
Mountain 10,821 10,557 4,442 4,595 3,827 4,009
Pacific 23,632 23,309 9,054 9,238 7,614 7,572
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 82,815 80,772 34,402 33,901 29,750 28,930
Small Metro 45,570 47,840 20,223 20,382 17,746 17,728
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 29,758 31,724 13,173 13,344 11,497 11,589
< 250K Pop. 15,812 16,115 7,049 7,038 6,249 6,139
Nonmetro 28,001 27,233 12,743 12,462 11,430 11,030
Urbanized 10,648 11,095 4,695 5,140 4,168 4,480
Less Urbanized 14,420 13,150 6,608 6,132 5,936 5,505
Completely Rural 2,934 2,988 1,440 1,190 1,325 1,044
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Table 2.56B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 70.9 70.0 30.5 30.0 26.7 25.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 70.3 68.2 28.3 27.4 24.4 23.7
New England 73.2 71.2 27.2 25.7 23.2 21.6
Middle Atlantic 69.3 67.1 28.7 28.0 24.8 24.5
Midwest 73.2 74.5 33.5 33.2 29.3 29.0
East North Central 72.4 73.7 33.9 32.9 29.5 28.8
West North Central 75.2 76.2 32.6 34.1 28.8 29.5
South 71.3 70.6 32.2 31.2 28.9 27.2
South Atlantic 71.7 71.6 29.8 30.5 26.6 26.5
East South Central 74.8 72.6 36.6 32.9 33.0 29.9
West South Central 68.8 68.0 34.1 31.6 30.5a 26.9
West 68.3 66.2 26.8 27.0 22.7 22.6
Mountain 71.7a 68.3 29.4 29.7 25.4 25.9
Pacific 66.9 65.3 25.6 25.9 21.5 21.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69.3 67.9 28.8 28.5 24.9 24.3
Small Metro 72.3 71.7 32.1 30.5 28.1 26.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 72.0 71.2 31.9 29.9 27.8 26.0
< 250K Pop. 72.7 72.8 32.4 31.8 28.7 27.7
Nonmetro 73.6 73.8 33.5 33.8 30.1 29.9
Urbanized 72.3 73.5 31.9 34.1 28.3 29.7
Less Urbanized 75.2 74.5 34.5 34.8 31.0 31.2
Completely Rural 71.1 71.6 34.9 28.5 32.1a 25.0
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Table 2.57A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 45,798 45,057 11,302 11,047 8,226 8,059
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 6,448 6,325 1,260 1,272 814 853
New England 1,719 1,666 316 355 195 221
Middle Atlantic 4,729 4,659 944 917 618 632
Midwest 11,059 11,431 2,881 3,066 2,071 2,190
East North Central 7,138 7,502 1,804 1,923 1,281 1,397
West North Central 3,921 3,930 1,078 1,143 790 792
South 18,441 17,300 4,979 4,479 3,837 3,422
South Atlantic 8,784 8,557 2,150 2,009 1,660 1,471
East South Central 3,792 3,478 1,113 974 899 775
West South Central 5,865a 5,264 1,716 1,496 1,279 1,175
West 9,850 10,002 2,181 2,230 1,504 1,595
Mountain 3,744 3,806 982 957 672 710
Pacific 6,106 6,195 1,199 1,273 832 885
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 20,082 19,293 3,988 3,865 2,615 2,714
Small Metro 14,206 14,483 3,631 3,733 2,621 2,579
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 8,719 8,607 2,076 2,137 1,501 1,478
< 250K Pop. 5,487 5,876 1,555 1,596 1,120 1,101
Nonmetro 11,510 11,282 3,683 3,449 2,990 2,766
Urbanized 4,083 4,485 1,139 1,377 894 1,093
Less Urbanized 6,025 5,505 2,004 1,679 1,637 1,349
Completely Rural 1,402 1,293 540 393 458 323
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Table 2.57B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 18.6 18.2 4.6 4.5 3.3 3.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14.1 13.8 2.7 2.8 1.8 1.9
New England 14.3 13.9 2.6 3.0 1.6 1.8
Middle Atlantic 14.0 13.8 2.8 2.7 1.8 1.9
Midwest 20.2 20.9 5.3 5.6 3.8 4.0
East North Central 18.7 19.6 4.7 5.0 3.3 3.6
West North Central 23.9 23.8 6.6 6.9 4.8 4.8
South 20.7a 19.2 5.6 5.0 4.3 3.8
South Atlantic 18.7 18.0 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.1
East South Central 25.9 23.6 7.6 6.6 6.2 5.3
West South Central 21.5a 19.0 6.3 5.4 4.7 4.3
West 17.4 17.5 3.9 3.9 2.7 2.8
Mountain 22.2 22.0 5.8 5.5 4.0 4.1
Pacific 15.4 15.5 3.0 3.2 2.1 2.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.1 14.5 3.0 2.9 2.0 2.0
Small Metro 20.1 19.5 5.1 5.0 3.7 3.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18.8 17.4 4.5 4.3 3.2 3.0
< 250K Pop. 22.6 23.9 6.4 6.5 4.6 4.5
Nonmetro 27.3 27.5 8.7 8.4 7.1 6.7
Urbanized 24.9 26.7 6.9 8.2 5.5 6.5
Less Urbanized 28.5 28.0 9.5 8.5 7.7 6.9
Completely Rural 30.5 28.1 11.7 8.6 10.0 7.0
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Table 2.58A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 1,816 1,961 1,219 1,306 601 620
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 260 247 197 175 82 81
New England 59 64 52 43 22 17
Middle Atlantic 201 183 145 132 59 64
Midwest 403a 484 265a 323 133 149
East North Central 244b 321 165a 218 80 99
West North Central 159 162 100 105 52 50
South 820 897 509 589 275 303
South Atlantic 306b 421 179b 271 90a 142
East South Central 233 222 149 152 91 84
West South Central 281 254 181 167 94 77
West 333 333 248 218 112 87
Mountain 146 133 108 84 40 37
Pacific 188 200 140 135 72 50
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 664 714 457 492 200 196
Small Metro 599 596 399 384 184 166
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 350 349 240 228 113 91
< 250K Pop. 249 247 159 157 71 76
Nonmetro 553a 651 362 430 216 257
Urbanized 184a 244 132 166 73 93
Less Urbanized 294 337 185 218 119 138
Completely Rural 75 70 45 45 25 26
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Table 2.58B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 7.2a 7.8 4.8 5.2 2.4 2.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5.8 5.5 4.4 3.9 1.8 1.8
New England 5.1 5.6 4.4 3.7 1.9 1.5
Middle Atlantic 6.0 5.5 4.3 4.0 1.8 1.9
Midwest 7.1a 8.6 4.7a 5.8 2.3 2.6
East North Central 6.1b 8.1 4.1a 5.5 2.0 2.5
West North Central 9.4 9.7 5.9 6.3 3.1 3.0
South 9.0 9.8 5.6 6.5 3.0 3.3
South Atlantic 6.6b 9.1 3.9b 5.8 1.9a 3.1
East South Central 15.7 15.0 10.0 10.2 6.1 5.6
West South Central 9.3 8.4 6.0 5.5 3.1 2.6
West 5.5 5.5 4.1 3.6 1.8 1.4
Mountain 8.1 7.4 6.0 4.6 2.2 2.0
Pacific 4.4 4.7 3.3 3.2 1.7 1.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 4.8 5.2 3.3 3.6 1.5 1.4
Small Metro 7.9 8.1 5.3 5.2 2.4 2.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 6.9 7.0 4.7 4.6 2.2 1.8
< 250K Pop. 10.0 10.3 6.4 6.5 2.9 3.2
Nonmetro 13.4a 15.6 8.8 10.3 5.2 6.2
Urbanized 11.0a 14.2 7.9 9.7 4.4 5.4
Less Urbanized 14.8 16.6 9.3 10.8 6.0 6.8
Completely Rural 16.1 16.5 9.6 10.6 5.2 6.1
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Table 2.59A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 6,617 6,562 2,859 2,932 1,715 1,718
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 981 1,012 452 398 273 235
New England 300 291 131 111 81 54
Middle Atlantic 681 721 321 287 191 181
Midwest 1,784 1,857 800 850 474 488
East North Central 1,138 1,196 494 547 276 311
West North Central 646 661 307 303 199 177
South 2,437 2,302 983 1,048 636 653
South Atlantic 1,127 1,101 461 477 284 271
East South Central 509 460 220 232 153 161
West South Central 801 741 302 338 199 221
West 1,415 1,391 623 636 332 343
Mountain 576 528 272 228 150 137
Pacific 839 863 351 408 182 205
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,854 2,722 1,093 1,095 557 596
Small Metro 2,235 2,259 1,000 1,043 636 608
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,373 1,408 576 646 341 386
< 250K Pop. 862 851 423 397 295 222
Nonmetro 1,528 1,581 766 794 522 514
Urbanized 576 668 288 324 181 202
Less Urbanized 746 773 383 390 266 266
Completely Rural 206a 140 94 81 75 46
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Table 2.59B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 20.2 20.0 8.7 9.0 5.2 5.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 16.7 17.2 7.7 6.7 4.7 4.0
New England 19.6 19.0 8.6 7.3 5.3 3.5
Middle Atlantic 15.7 16.5 7.4 6.6 4.4 4.1
Midwest 24.2 25.5 10.8 11.7 6.4 6.7
East North Central 22.3 23.8 9.7 10.9 5.4 6.2
West North Central 28.3 29.2 13.4 13.4 8.7 7.8
South 20.9 19.7 8.4 9.0 5.4 5.6
South Atlantic 19.2 18.6 7.9 8.1 4.8 4.6
East South Central 26.9 24.6 11.6 12.4 8.1 8.6
West South Central 20.5 18.9 7.7 8.6 5.1 5.7
West 18.1 17.7 8.0 8.1 4.2 4.4
Mountain 24.5 22.4 11.5 9.7 6.4 5.8
Pacific 15.4 15.7 6.4 7.4 3.3 3.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 16.3 15.7 6.2 6.3 3.2 3.4
Small Metro 22.1 21.9 9.9 10.1 6.3 5.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.6 20.8 8.6 9.5 5.1 5.7
< 250K Pop. 25.0 24.0 12.3 11.2 8.5a 6.3
Nonmetro 30.2 31.0 15.1 15.6 10.3 10.1
Urbanized 26.9 29.3 13.5 14.2 8.4 8.9
Less Urbanized 30.9 31.6 15.9 15.9 11.0 10.9
Completely Rural 40.6 37.6 18.6 21.7 14.8 12.4
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Table 2.60A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 37,364 36,534 7,224 6,810 5,910 5,722
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,207 5,065 611 699 459 538
New England 1,360 1,310 133 201 92 151
Middle Atlantic 3,847 3,755 478 498 367 387
Midwest 8,873 9,091 1,816 1,893 1,464 1,553
East North Central 5,756 5,985 1,145 1,158 925 987
West North Central 3,117 3,106 671 735 539 566
South 15,184 14,101 3,487a 2,842 2,926 2,466
South Atlantic 7,351 7,035 1,509 1,261 1,286 1,058
East South Central 3,049 2,796 743 590 655 531
West South Central 4,784 4,269 1,234 991 986 877
West 8,101 8,277 1,310 1,375 1,060 1,165
Mountain 3,022 3,145 602 645 482 536
Pacific 5,079 5,132 708 730 578 629
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 16,563 15,856 2,438 2,279 1,857 1,923
Small Metro 11,372 11,628 2,232 2,305 1,801 1,805
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 6,996 6,850 1,259 1,263 1,047 1,002
< 250K Pop. 4,376 4,777 972 1,042 754 803
Nonmetro 9,429 9,050 2,555 2,226 2,252 1,994
Urbanized 3,323 3,573 718 887 641 799
Less Urbanized 4,985 4,394 1,436 1,071 1,253 945
Completely Rural 1,121 1,082 400 267 358 251
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Table 2.60B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 19.9 19.2 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14.7 14.3 1.7 2.0 1.3 1.5
New England 14.6 14.0 1.4 2.2 1.0 1.6
Middle Atlantic 14.7 14.3 1.8 1.9 1.4 1.5
Midwest 21.3 21.7 4.4 4.5 3.5 3.7
East North Central 19.7 20.4 3.9 3.9 3.2 3.4
West North Central 25.0 24.7 5.4 5.9 4.3 4.5
South 22.3a 20.4 5.1a 4.1 4.3 3.6
South Atlantic 20.1 19.0 4.1 3.4 3.5 2.9
East South Central 27.1 24.6 6.6 5.2 5.8 4.7
West South Central 23.5a 20.6 6.0 4.8 4.8 4.2
West 19.0 19.1 3.1 3.2 2.5 2.7
Mountain 23.7 24.0 4.7 4.9 3.8 4.1
Pacific 17.0 17.0 2.4 2.4 1.9 2.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 16.2 15.6 2.4 2.2 1.8 1.9
Small Metro 21.5 20.6 4.2 4.1 3.4 3.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.2a 18.1 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.7
< 250K Pop. 23.9 25.7 5.3 5.6 4.1 4.3
Nonmetro 28.6 28.5 7.8 7.0 6.8 6.3
Urbanized 26.4 27.9 5.7 6.9 5.1 6.2
Less Urbanized 29.8 28.9 8.6 7.1 7.5 6.2
Completely Rural 31.0 28.5 11.1 7.0 9.9 6.6
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Table 2.61A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 43,982 43,096 10,083 9,742 7,625 7,440
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 6,188 6,078 1,063 1,098 732 773
New England 1,660 1,601 264 312 173 204
Middle Atlantic 4,528 4,476 799 785 559 568
Midwest 10,656 10,948 2,617 2,743 1,938 2,041
East North Central 6,894 7,181 1,639 1,705 1,200 1,298
West North Central 3,762 3,767 978 1,038 738 743
South 17,621 16,403 4,470 3,890 3,562 3,119
South Atlantic 8,478 8,136 1,971 1,738 1,569 1,329
East South Central 3,559 3,256 964 822 808 692
West South Central 5,584a 5,010 1,535 1,329 1,185 1,098
West 9,516 9,668 1,933 2,012 1,392 1,508
Mountain 3,598 3,673 874 873 632 673
Pacific 5,918 5,995 1,059 1,138 760 834
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 19,418 18,578 3,531 3,374 2,415 2,518
Small Metro 13,607 13,887 3,232 3,348 2,436 2,413
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 8,369 8,258 1,836 1,909 1,388 1,388
< 250K Pop. 5,238 5,629 1,396 1,440 1,048 1,025
Nonmetro 10,957 10,631 3,321 3,020 2,774 2,509
Urbanized 3,899 4,241 1,007 1,211 821 1,001
Less Urbanized 5,731 5,168 1,819 1,461 1,519 1,211
Completely Rural 1,327 1,222 495 348 434 297
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Table 2.61B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 19.9 19.4 4.6 4.4 3.5 3.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15.0 14.7 2.6 2.6 1.8 1.9
New England 15.3 14.7 2.4 2.9 1.6 1.9
Middle Atlantic 14.9 14.7 2.6 2.6 1.8 1.9
Midwest 21.7 22.3 5.3 5.6 4.0 4.1
East North Central 20.1 20.9 4.8 5.0 3.5 3.8
West North Central 25.5 25.4 6.6 7.0 5.0 5.0
South 22.1a 20.3 5.6a 4.8 4.5 3.9
South Atlantic 20.0 19.0 4.6 4.0 3.7 3.1
East South Central 27.1 24.6 7.3 6.2 6.2 5.2
West South Central 23.0a 20.3 6.3 5.4 4.9 4.5
West 18.9 18.9 3.8 3.9 2.8 2.9
Mountain 23.9 23.7 5.8 5.6 4.2 4.4
Pacific 16.7 16.8 3.0 3.2 2.2 2.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 16.2 15.6 3.0 2.8 2.0 2.1
Small Metro 21.6 20.8 5.1 5.0 3.9 3.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.3a 18.5 4.4 4.3 3.4 3.1
< 250K Pop. 24.1 25.4 6.4 6.5 4.8 4.6
Nonmetro 28.8 28.8 8.7 8.2 7.3 6.8
Urbanized 26.5 28.1 6.8 8.0 5.6 6.6
Less Urbanized 29.9 29.3 9.5 8.3 7.9 6.9
Completely Rural 32.1 29.3 12.0 8.3 10.5 7.1
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Table 2.62A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 88,660 88,522 26,857 26,649 13,701 13,300
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15,634 15,373 4,832 4,541 2,415 2,227
New England 4,702 4,442 1,324 1,310 640 593
Middle Atlantic 10,931 10,931 3,508 3,231 1,775 1,634
Midwest 21,389 21,508 6,836 6,453 3,578a 3,166
East North Central 14,533 14,874 4,907 4,563 2,596 2,290
West North Central 6,855 6,634 1,929 1,890 981 875
South 31,193 30,851 9,463 9,717 4,922 5,138
South Atlantic 16,420 16,308 4,757 5,142 2,207a 2,823
East South Central 5,485 5,129 1,711 1,564 996 865
West South Central 9,288 9,414 2,995 3,011 1,719 1,451
West 20,445 20,790 5,726 5,938 2,787 2,769
Mountain 6,499 6,927 1,985 2,088 936 1,030
Pacific 13,946 13,862 3,742 3,850 1,851 1,739
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 46,638 45,674 14,538 14,344 7,548 6,853
Small Metro 26,148 27,583 8,020 8,287 3,978 4,290
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 16,772a 18,152 5,164 5,622 2,558 2,998
< 250K Pop. 9,375 9,431 2,857 2,665 1,419 1,292
Nonmetro 15,874 15,265 4,299 4,018 2,175 2,157
Urbanized 6,189 6,652 1,786 1,767 843 955
Less Urbanized 7,926 7,086 2,038 1,920 1,093 1,052
Completely Rural 1,759 1,527 475 331 239 150
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Table 2.62B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 36.0 35.7 10.9 10.8 5.6 5.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 34.1 33.5 10.5 9.9 5.3 4.9
New England 39.1 36.9 11.0 10.9 5.3 4.9
Middle Atlantic 32.3 32.3 10.4 9.5 5.2 4.8
Midwest 39.1 39.2 12.5 11.8 6.5a 5.8
East North Central 38.0 38.8 12.8 11.9 6.8 6.0
West North Central 41.7 40.2 11.7 11.5 6.0 5.3
South 35.1 34.3 10.6 10.8 5.5 5.7
South Atlantic 34.9 34.3 10.1 10.8 4.7a 5.9
East South Central 37.5 34.8 11.7 10.6 6.8 5.9
West South Central 34.0 34.1 11.0 10.9 6.3 5.3
West 36.2 36.3 10.1 10.4 4.9 4.8
Mountain 38.5 40.1 11.8 12.1 5.5 6.0
Pacific 35.2 34.7 9.4 9.6 4.7 4.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 35.0 34.4 10.9 10.8 5.7 5.2
Small Metro 37.0 37.2 11.4 11.2 5.6 5.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36.2 36.6 11.1 11.3 5.5 6.0
< 250K Pop. 38.7 38.4 11.8 10.9 5.9 5.3
Nonmetro 37.7 37.2 10.2 9.8 5.2 5.3
Urbanized 37.7 39.6 10.9 10.5 5.1 5.7
Less Urbanized 37.5 36.0 9.6 9.8 5.2 5.3
Completely Rural 38.3 33.2 10.3 7.2 5.2 3.3
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Table 2.63A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 3,479 3,290 2,382 2,373 1,049 1,073
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 643a 542 467a 394 199 185
New England 166 173 123 130 59 53
Middle Atlantic 477b 369 344b 264 140 131
Midwest 821 796 576 599 285 271
East North Central 547 580 389 434 183 211
West North Central 274a 217 187 165 102b 60
South 1,257 1,232 809 870 357 403
South Atlantic 624 574 405 419 171 196
East South Central 232 253 142 168 72 77
West South Central 401 405 262 283 113 130
West 756 720 530 510 209 214
Mountain 283 257 208 173 81 82
Pacific 473 463 322 337 127 132
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,759 1,606 1,213 1,146 540 516
Small Metro 1,067 1,023 745 740 319 323
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 701 659 481 475 209 206
< 250K Pop. 366 364 264 265 110 117
Nonmetro 653 661 424 486 190 234
Urbanized 237 273 155a 204 61b 101
Less Urbanized 337 334 217 252 106 123
Completely Rural 79 53 52a 30 23 11
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Table 2.63B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 13.7 13.0 9.4 9.4 4.1 4.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14.3a 12.2 10.3 8.8 4.4 4.1
New England 14.3 15.0 10.6 11.3 5.1 4.6
Middle Atlantic 14.3b 11.2 10.3a 8.0 4.2 4.0
Midwest 14.5 14.2 10.2 10.7 5.0 4.8
East North Central 13.8 14.7 9.8 11.0 4.6 5.4
West North Central 16.2a 12.9 11.0 9.8 6.0b 3.6
South 13.7 13.5 8.8 9.5 3.9 4.4
South Atlantic 13.4 12.4 8.7 9.0 3.7 4.2
East South Central 15.6 17.1 9.6 11.3 4.9 5.2
West South Central 13.3 13.5 8.7 9.4 3.8 4.3
West 12.5 11.9 8.8 8.4 3.4 3.5
Mountain 15.8 14.2 11.6 9.6 4.5 4.5
Pacific 11.1 10.9 7.6 8.0 3.0 3.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 12.8 11.7 8.8 8.4 3.9 3.8
Small Metro 14.1 13.9 9.9 10.0 4.2 4.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 13.8 13.2 9.5 9.5 4.1 4.1
< 250K Pop. 14.7 15.2 10.6 11.1 4.4 4.9
Nonmetro 15.8 15.9 10.3 11.7 4.6 5.6
Urbanized 14.2 15.9 9.3a 11.9 3.7b 5.9
Less Urbanized 16.9 16.5 10.9 12.4 5.4 6.1
Completely Rural 16.9 12.5 11.0 7.1 4.9 2.5
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Table 2.64A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 14,132 13,887 7,931 7,756 3,972 3,887
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,458 2,380 1,378 1,348 609 626
New England 712 710 408 428 168 196
Middle Atlantic 1,746 1,670 970 920 441 429
Midwest 3,644 3,511 2,067 1,980 1,062 1,002
East North Central 2,510 2,401 1,430 1,369 743 706
West North Central 1,134 1,109 637 611 319 297
South 4,707 4,704 2,666 2,593 1,426 1,400
South Atlantic 2,375 2,425 1,313 1,349 697 697
East South Central 868a 764 485 445 273 260
West South Central 1,465 1,515 869 799 457 443
West 3,323 3,293 1,819 1,836 875 859
Mountain 1,096 1,069 582 611 280 284
Pacific 2,227 2,224 1,237 1,225 595 575
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 7,186 6,975 3,940 3,867 2,072 1,971
Small Metro 4,611 4,576 2,621 2,539 1,243 1,221
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 3,019 2,955 1,704 1,624 779 799
< 250K Pop. 1,592 1,621 918 915 464 422
Nonmetro 2,335 2,337 1,370 1,350 657 695
Urbanized 989 1,111 597 676 272a 351
Less Urbanized 1,114 1,068 654 594 329 304
Completely Rural 232a 157 119 81 57 40
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Table 2.64B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 43.2 42.4 24.2 23.7 12.1 11.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 41.9 40.3 23.5 22.8 10.4 10.6
New England 46.7 46.5 26.7 28.0 11.0 12.9
Middle Atlantic 40.3 38.2 22.4 21.0 10.2 9.8
Midwest 49.4 48.2 28.0 27.2 14.4 13.8
East North Central 49.2 47.8 28.0 27.2 14.6 14.0
West North Central 49.7 49.0 27.9 27.0 14.0 13.1
South 40.3 40.2 22.8 22.2 12.2 12.0
South Atlantic 40.4 41.1 22.4 22.8 11.9 11.8
East South Central 45.8a 40.9 25.6 23.8 14.4 13.9
West South Central 37.4 38.7 22.2 20.4 11.7 11.3
West 42.5 41.9 23.3 23.4 11.2 10.9
Mountain 46.5 45.4 24.7 25.9 11.9 12.1
Pacific 40.8 40.5 22.7 22.3 10.9 10.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 40.9 40.3 22.4 22.3 11.8 11.4
Small Metro 45.5 44.3 25.9 24.6 12.3 11.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 45.2 43.6 25.5 24.0 11.7 11.8
< 250K Pop. 46.1 45.6 26.6 25.7 13.4 11.9
Nonmetro 46.1 45.8 27.1 26.5 13.0 13.6
Urbanized 46.2 48.7 27.9 29.7 12.7 15.4
Less Urbanized 46.1 43.7 27.1 24.3 13.6 12.4
Completely Rural 45.7 42.3 23.4 21.7 11.1 10.8
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Table 2.65A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 71,049 71,345 16,544 16,519 8,680 8,340
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12,532 12,450 2,987 2,799 1,607 1,417
New England 3,825 3,558 792 752 413 343
Middle Atlantic 8,707 8,892 2,194 2,048 1,194 1,074
Midwest 16,924 17,201 4,192 3,874 2,231 1,892
East North Central 11,476 11,892 3,087 2,760 1,671 1,374
West North Central 5,447 5,309 1,105 1,114 560 518
South 25,228 24,916 5,987 6,254 3,139 3,335
South Atlantic 13,422 13,310 3,040 3,374 1,339a 1,930
East South Central 4,384 4,111 1,084 951 651 527
West South Central 7,422 7,495 1,863 1,929 1,149 877
West 16,365 16,777 3,377 3,592 1,703 1,696
Mountain 5,120 5,602 1,195 1,303 574 664
Pacific 11,246 11,175 2,182 2,289 1,129 1,032
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37,692 37,093 9,385 9,331 4,936 4,367
Small Metro 20,470 21,984 4,653 5,007 2,416 2,746
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 13,053a 14,538 2,979 3,523 1,570 1,993
< 250K Pop. 7,417 7,446 1,675 1,484 846 753
Nonmetro 12,886 12,268 2,506 2,181 1,327 1,227
Urbanized 4,963 5,267 1,034 887 510 503
Less Urbanized 6,475 5,684 1,167 1,074 657 625
Completely Rural 1,448 1,316 305 220 160 99
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Table 2.65B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 37.8 37.6 8.8 8.7 4.6 4.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 35.3 35.1 8.4 7.9 4.5 4.0
New England 41.0 38.1 8.5 8.0 4.4 3.7
Middle Atlantic 33.3 34.0 8.4 7.8 4.6 4.1
Midwest 40.6 41.1 10.1 9.2 5.4 4.5
East North Central 39.3 40.5 10.6 9.4 5.7 4.7
West North Central 43.7 42.3 8.9 8.9 4.5 4.1
South 37.0 36.0 8.8 9.0 4.6 4.8
South Atlantic 36.7 35.9 8.3 9.1 3.7a 5.2
East South Central 39.0 36.1 9.6 8.4 5.8 4.6
West South Central 36.4 36.2 9.1 9.3 5.6 4.2
West 38.4 38.7 7.9 8.3 4.0 3.9
Mountain 40.2 42.7 9.4 9.9 4.5 5.1
Pacific 37.6 37.0 7.3 7.6 3.8 3.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37.0 36.5 9.2 9.2 4.8 4.3
Small Metro 38.7 39.0 8.8 8.9 4.6 4.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 37.7 38.5 8.6 9.3 4.5 5.3
< 250K Pop. 40.5 40.0 9.2 8.0 4.6 4.1
Nonmetro 39.1 38.6 7.6 6.9 4.0 3.9
Urbanized 39.4 41.1 8.2 6.9 4.1 3.9
Less Urbanized 38.7 37.4 7.0 7.1 3.9 4.1
Completely Rural 40.0 34.6 8.4 5.8 4.4 2.6
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Table 2.66A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 85,181 85,231 24,475 24,276 12,652 12,227
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14,990 14,830 4,365 4,147 2,216 2,043
New England 4,536 4,269 1,201 1,180 581 540
Middle Atlantic 10,454 10,562 3,165 2,967 1,635 1,503
Midwest 20,567 20,711 6,260 5,854 3,293 2,895
East North Central 13,986 14,294 4,517 4,128 2,414 2,079
West North Central 6,581 6,418 1,742 1,725 879 815
South 29,935 29,620 8,654 8,847 4,565 4,735
South Atlantic 15,796 15,735 4,353 4,723 2,036a 2,627
East South Central 5,252 4,875 1,568 1,396 924 787
West South Central 8,887 9,010 2,732 2,728 1,606 1,321
West 19,688 20,070 5,196 5,428 2,578 2,555
Mountain 6,216 6,671 1,777 1,915 854 948
Pacific 13,472 13,399 3,420 3,514 1,724 1,607
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 44,879 44,067 13,324 13,198 7,008 6,338
Small Metro 25,081 26,560 7,275 7,547 3,659 3,967
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 16,072a 17,493 4,682 5,147 2,349 2,792
< 250K Pop. 9,009 9,067 2,592 2,399 1,310 1,175
Nonmetro 15,221 14,604 3,876 3,531 1,984 1,922
Urbanized 5,952 6,379 1,631 1,563 782 854
Less Urbanized 7,590 6,752 1,821 1,667 987 929
Completely Rural 1,680 1,473 424 301 216 139
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Table 2.66B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 38.6 38.3 11.1 10.9 5.7 5.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 36.3 35.8 10.6 10.0 5.4 4.9
New England 41.8 39.3 11.1 10.9 5.4 5.0
Middle Atlantic 34.3 34.6 10.4 9.7 5.4 4.9
Midwest 41.9 42.1 12.8 11.9 6.7a 5.9
East North Central 40.8 41.6 13.2 12.0 7.0a 6.1
West North Central 44.6 43.3 11.8 11.6 6.0 5.5
South 37.5 36.7 10.8 10.9 5.7 5.9
South Atlantic 37.3 36.6 10.3 11.0 4.8a 6.1
East South Central 40.0 36.8 11.9 10.5 7.0 5.9
West South Central 36.6 36.6 11.2 11.1 6.6 5.4
West 39.0 39.2 10.3 10.6 5.1 5.0
Mountain 41.2 43.1 11.8 12.4 5.7 6.1
Pacific 38.1 37.5 9.7 9.8 4.9 4.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37.5 37.0 11.1 11.1 5.9 5.3
Small Metro 39.8 39.8 11.5 11.3 5.8 5.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.9 39.2 11.3 11.5 5.7 6.3
< 250K Pop. 41.4 40.9 11.9 10.8 6.0 5.3
Nonmetro 40.0 39.6 10.2 9.6 5.2 5.2
Urbanized 40.4 42.3 11.1 10.4 5.3 5.7
Less Urbanized 39.6 38.3 9.5 9.5 5.1 5.3
Completely Rural 40.7 35.3 10.3 7.2 5.2 3.3
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Table 2.67A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 203,409 203,952 162,448 162,975 125,360 126,865
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 38,684 38,335 32,810 32,162 25,856 25,775
New England 10,462 10,380 8,958 8,784 7,187 7,381
Middle Atlantic 28,221 27,955 23,852 23,378 18,669 18,394
Midwest 46,546 47,107 37,591 38,219 29,258 29,932
East North Central 32,515 32,996 26,293 26,718 20,394 20,775
West North Central 14,031 14,111 11,297 11,501 8,864 9,157
South 72,021 72,429 55,339 55,301 41,766 42,077
South Atlantic 38,327a 39,156 29,663 30,467 22,756 23,924
East South Central 11,528 11,323 8,119 7,803 5,738 5,526
West South Central 22,166 21,950 17,557 17,030 13,272 12,627
West 46,158 46,081 36,708 37,293 28,480 29,082
Mountain 13,827 13,876 10,732 11,007 8,298 8,697
Pacific 32,331 32,205 25,976 26,286 20,183 20,385
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 110,597 109,563 91,090 90,226 71,342 70,996
Small Metro 58,362 61,300 45,884a 48,429 35,039a 37,762
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38,193a 40,879 30,490 32,359 23,416a 25,275
< 250K Pop. 20,169 20,421 15,394 16,069 11,623 12,487
Nonmetro 34,451 33,090 25,473 24,320 18,979 18,107
Urbanized 13,601 14,071 10,179 10,652 7,475 8,048
Less Urbanized 17,105a 15,455 12,547a 11,186 9,455a 8,193
Completely Rural 3,745 3,564 2,747 2,482 2,050 1,867
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Table 2.67B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 82.7 82.3 66.0 65.8 51.0 51.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 84.4 83.6 71.6 70.1 56.4 56.2
New England 87.0 86.3 74.5 73.1 59.8 61.4
Middle Atlantic 83.4 82.6 70.5 69.1 55.2 54.3
Midwest 85.1 86.0 68.7 69.7 53.5 54.6
East North Central 85.0 86.2 68.7 69.8 53.3 54.2
West North Central 85.4 85.5 68.7 69.7 53.9 55.5
South 80.9 80.5 62.2 61.5 46.9 46.8
South Atlantic 81.5 82.3 63.0 64.0 48.4 50.3
East South Central 78.9 76.9 55.6 53.0 39.3 37.5
West South Central 81.1 79.4 64.2 61.6 48.6 45.7
West 81.7 80.5 65.0 65.2 50.4 50.8
Mountain 81.9 80.3 63.6 63.7 49.2 50.3
Pacific 81.6 80.6 65.6 65.8 51.0 51.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 83.0 82.6 68.4 68.0 53.5 53.5
Small Metro 82.6 82.7 65.0 65.4 49.6 51.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 82.3 82.5 65.7 65.3 50.5 51.0
< 250K Pop. 83.3 83.2 63.5 65.5 48.0 50.9
Nonmetro 81.7 80.6 60.4 59.2 45.0 44.1
Urbanized 82.9 83.7 62.1 63.4 45.6 47.9
Less Urbanized 80.9 78.6 59.3 56.9 44.7 41.7
Completely Rural 81.4 77.5 59.7 54.0 44.6 40.6
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Table 2.68A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 10,270 9,976 8,375a 8,042 4,228 4,040
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,071b 1,813 1,783b 1,532 894 808
New England 510 466 442a 387 226 216
Middle Atlantic 1,562b 1,347 1,341b 1,145 668 592
Midwest 2,294 2,261 1,860 1,819 925 945
East North Central 1,618 1,637 1,297 1,332 635 679
West North Central 676 624 563a 487 290 267
South 3,573 3,605 2,851 2,840 1,400 1,338
South Atlantic 1,771 1,804 1,434 1,425 719 712
East South Central 592 593 461 464 212 198
West South Central 1,210 1,208 955 951 469 428
West 2,331 2,297 1,881 1,851 1,009 950
Mountain 732 682 589 557 309 265
Pacific 1,600 1,614 1,293 1,294 701 685
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5,507 5,310 4,521 4,287 2,284 2,136
Small Metro 2,991 2,912 2,437 2,357 1,220 1,179
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,948 1,928 1,585 1,553 801 760
< 250K Pop. 1,042 984 852 804 419 419
Nonmetro 1,772 1,754 1,417 1,398 723 725
Urbanized 705 714 578 579 288 305
Less Urbanized 871 858 692 682 359 350
Completely Rural 196 182 147 137 77 71
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Table 2.68B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 40.4 39.5 33.0 31.9 16.7 16.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 45.9b 40.7 39.5b 34.4 19.8 18.1
New England 43.8 40.3 38.0a 33.5 19.4 18.7
Middle Atlantic 46.6b 40.8 40.0b 34.7 20.0 17.9
Midwest 40.5 40.3 32.8 32.4 16.3 16.8
East North Central 40.7 41.5 32.6 33.8 15.9 17.2
West North Central 40.0 37.3 33.3a 29.1 17.2 15.9
South 39.0 39.5 31.1 31.1 15.3 14.7
South Atlantic 38.1 38.9 30.9 30.7 15.5 15.4
East South Central 39.8 40.0 31.0 31.3 14.2 13.4
West South Central 40.1 40.2 31.7 31.6 15.5 14.2
West 38.5 38.0 31.1 30.7 16.7 15.7
Mountain 40.8 37.8 32.8 30.8 17.2 14.7
Pacific 37.5 38.2 30.3 30.6 16.4 16.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 40.2 38.8 33.0a 31.3 16.7 15.6
Small Metro 39.6 39.5 32.2 31.9 16.1 16.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.4 38.7 31.2 31.2 15.8 15.3
< 250K Pop. 42.0 41.1 34.3 33.6 16.9 17.5
Nonmetro 43.0 42.1 34.4 33.5 17.5 17.4
Urbanized 42.3 41.6 34.6 33.7 17.2 17.7
Less Urbanized 43.8 42.4 34.8 33.7 18.1 17.3
Completely Rural 41.7 42.6 31.3 32.1 16.4 16.6
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Table 2.69A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 28,309b 27,885 25,815 25,497 20,298 20,049
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,141 5,122 4,806 4,748 3,961 3,893
New England 1,370 1,374 1,290 1,299 1,104 1,088
Middle Atlantic 3,772 3,749 3,516 3,448 2,858 2,805
Midwest 6,627a 6,501 6,200 6,084 4,989a 4,812
East North Central 4,548a 4,457 4,247 4,188 3,387 3,301
West North Central 2,078 2,045 1,953 1,896 1,602 1,511
South 9,873 9,821 8,813 8,816 6,629 6,792
South Atlantic 4,930 5,011 4,439 4,554 3,374a 3,597
East South Central 1,578 1,513 1,407a 1,312 1,024 954
West South Central 3,365 3,297 2,967 2,951 2,231 2,240
West 6,669a 6,440 5,996 5,849 4,718 4,552
Mountain 1,950 1,860 1,735 1,679 1,364 1,327
Pacific 4,719 4,580 4,261 4,171 3,355 3,225
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15,173 14,669 13,872 13,457 10,995 10,731
Small Metro 8,732 8,813 7,996 8,074 6,357 6,367
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 5,709 5,681 5,243 5,192 4,137 4,105
< 250K Pop. 3,022 3,132 2,754 2,882 2,220 2,262
Nonmetro 4,404 4,404 3,947 3,967 2,946 2,950
Urbanized 1,885 2,007 1,723 1,819 1,323 1,388
Less Urbanized 2,080 2,079 1,819 1,876 1,335 1,351
Completely Rural 439a 318 405a 272 288 212
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Table 2.69B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 86.5b 85.2 78.8 77.9 62.0 61.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 87.7 86.8 82.0 80.4 67.6 65.9
New England 89.8 89.9 84.5 85.1 72.3 71.2
Middle Atlantic 87.0 85.7 81.1 78.8 65.9 64.1
Midwest 89.7 89.2 84.0 83.5 67.6 66.0
East North Central 89.1 88.7 83.2 83.3 66.4 65.7
West North Central 91.1 90.4 85.6 83.8 70.2 66.8
South 84.5 84.0 75.4 75.4 56.7 58.1
South Atlantic 83.9 84.8 75.6 77.1 57.5a 60.9
East South Central 83.3 81.0 74.3 70.2 54.1 51.1
West South Central 85.9 84.3 75.8 75.4 57.0 57.3
West 85.4b 82.0 76.8 74.5 60.4 58.0
Mountain 82.8 78.9 73.7 71.2 57.9 56.3
Pacific 86.5a 83.3 78.1 75.9 61.5 58.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 86.5a 84.7 79.0 77.7 62.6 62.0
Small Metro 86.2 85.4 79.0 78.2 62.8 61.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 85.5 83.9 78.5 76.7 62.0 60.6
< 250K Pop. 87.6 88.1 79.8 81.1 64.3 63.7
Nonmetro 87.0 86.4 77.9 77.8 58.2 57.9
Urbanized 88.1 88.0 80.5 79.8 61.8 60.9
Less Urbanized 86.1 85.0 75.3 76.7 55.2 55.2
Completely Rural 86.6 85.6 79.8 73.1 56.8 57.0
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Table 2.70A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 164,830 166,091 128,257 129,435 100,835 102,777
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31,471 31,399 26,222 25,883 21,000 21,075
New England 8,583 8,540 7,226 7,098 5,857 6,078
Middle Atlantic 22,888 22,859 18,995 18,785 15,143 14,997
Midwest 37,626a 38,344 29,530 30,316 23,344 24,175
East North Central 26,349a 26,902 20,749 21,197 16,372 16,796
West North Central 11,277 11,442 8,781 9,118 6,972 7,379
South 58,575 59,003 43,675 43,645 33,738 33,947
South Atlantic 31,626 32,341 23,790 24,488 18,663 19,614
East South Central 9,358 9,217 6,251 6,028 4,502 4,374
West South Central 17,591 17,446 13,635 13,129 10,573 9,959
West 37,158 37,344 28,831 29,592 22,753 23,580
Mountain 11,146 11,333 8,409 8,771 6,626 7,105
Pacific 26,012 26,011 20,422 20,821 16,127 16,475
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 89,916 89,584 72,697 72,482 58,064 58,128
Small Metro 46,639a 49,575 35,451a 37,998 27,461b 30,216
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 30,535a 33,270 23,663a 25,614 18,478a 20,410
< 250K Pop. 16,104 16,305 11,788 12,384 8,984 9,806
Nonmetro 28,274 26,932 20,109 18,955 15,310 14,432
Urbanized 11,010 11,351 7,878 8,254 5,864 6,355
Less Urbanized 14,154a 12,518 10,036a 8,628 7,761b 6,492
Completely Rural 3,110 3,063 2,195 2,073 1,684 1,584
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Table 2.70B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 87.7 87.5 68.3 68.2 53.7 54.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 88.7 88.4 73.9 72.9 59.2 59.3
New England 92.0 91.4 77.4 76.0 62.8 65.1
Middle Atlantic 87.5 87.3 72.7 71.8 57.9 57.3
Midwest 90.3 91.5 70.9 72.4 56.1 57.7
East North Central 90.3 91.7 71.1 72.3 56.1 57.3
West North Central 90.5 91.1 70.5 72.6 56.0 58.7
South 85.9 85.4 64.1 63.1 49.5 49.1
South Atlantic 86.6 87.3 65.1 66.1 51.1 53.0
East South Central 83.3 81.0 55.6 53.0 40.1 38.4
West South Central 86.2 84.2 66.9 63.4 51.8 48.1
West 87.2 86.2 67.7 68.3 53.4 54.4
Mountain 87.6 86.4 66.1 66.9 52.1 54.2
Pacific 87.0 86.1 68.3 68.9 54.0 54.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88.2 88.1 71.3 71.3 56.9 57.2
Small Metro 88.1 87.9 67.0 67.4 51.9 53.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 88.1 88.0 68.3 67.8 53.3 54.0
< 250K Pop. 88.0 87.7 64.4 66.6 49.1 52.7
Nonmetro 85.8 84.7 61.0 59.6 46.4 45.4
Urbanized 87.4 88.6 62.6 64.4 46.6 49.6
Less Urbanized 84.5 82.4 59.9 56.8 46.3 42.7
Completely Rural 85.9 80.6 60.6 54.6 46.5 41.7
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Table 2.71A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 193,139 193,976 154,073 154,933 121,133 122,825
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 36,612 36,522 31,027 30,631 24,961 24,967
New England 9,953 9,914 8,516 8,398 6,961 7,166
Middle Atlantic 26,660 26,608 22,511 22,233 18,000 17,802
Midwest 44,253 44,845 35,730 36,400 28,333 28,987
East North Central 30,897 31,359 24,996 25,386 19,759 20,096
West North Central 13,355 13,487 10,734 11,014 8,574 8,890
South 68,448 68,824 52,488 52,461 40,367 40,739
South Atlantic 36,556a 37,352 28,228 29,042 22,037 23,212
East South Central 10,936 10,730 7,658 7,340 5,527 5,328
West South Central 20,956 20,742 16,602 16,079 12,803 12,199
West 43,826 43,784 34,827 35,442 27,471 28,132
Mountain 13,095 13,193 10,144 10,450 7,989 8,432
Pacific 30,731 30,591 24,684 24,992 19,482 19,700
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 105,089 104,253 86,569 85,939 69,058 68,860
Small Metro 55,371a 58,387 43,448a 46,072 33,818a 36,583
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36,244a 38,951 28,906 30,807 22,614a 24,515
< 250K Pop. 19,127 19,437 14,542 15,266 11,204 12,068
Nonmetro 32,679 31,336 24,056 22,921 18,256 17,382
Urbanized 12,896 13,358 9,601 10,073 7,187 7,743
Less Urbanized 16,234a 14,597 11,855a 10,504 9,096a 7,843
Completely Rural 3,549 3,381 2,600 2,344 1,973 1,796
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Table 2.71B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 87.5 87.1 69.8 69.6 54.9 55.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 88.6 88.2 75.1 74.0 60.4 60.3
New England 91.7 91.2 78.4 77.3 64.1 65.9
Middle Atlantic 87.5 87.1 73.9 72.8 59.1 58.3
Midwest 90.3 91.2 72.9 74.0 57.8 58.9
East North Central 90.1 91.3 72.9 73.9 57.6 58.5
West North Central 90.6 91.0 72.8 74.3 58.2 60.0
South 85.7 85.2 65.7 64.9 50.6 50.4
South Atlantic 86.2 87.0 66.6 67.6 52.0 54.1
East South Central 83.3 81.0 58.3 55.4 42.1 40.2
West South Central 86.2 84.2 68.3 65.3 52.7 49.5
West 86.9 85.5 69.1 69.2 54.5 55.0
Mountain 86.8 85.3 67.2 67.6 53.0 54.5
Pacific 87.0 85.6 69.8 70.0 55.1 55.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 87.9 87.6 72.4 72.2 57.8 57.9
Small Metro 87.8 87.5 68.9 69.1 53.6 54.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.7 87.4 70.0 69.1 54.7 55.0
< 250K Pop. 88.0 87.8 66.9 68.9 51.5 54.5
Nonmetro 85.9 84.9 63.3 62.1 48.0 47.1
Urbanized 87.5 88.5 65.2 66.8 48.8 51.3
Less Urbanized 84.7 82.7 61.9 59.5 47.5 44.5
Completely Rural 86.0 81.1 63.0 56.2 47.8 43.1
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Table 2.72A (REVISED) – 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, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 125,360 126,865 56,680 57,858 16,958 17,023
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 25,856 25,775 11,106 10,889 3,309 2,933
New England 7,187 7,381 3,094 3,055 991 942
Middle Atlantic 18,669 18,394 8,012 7,834 2,318 1,991
Midwest 29,258 29,932 14,133 14,605 4,353 4,376
East North Central 20,394 20,775 9,791 9,998 2,942 3,067
West North Central 8,864 9,157 4,342 4,607 1,411 1,309
South 41,766 42,077 19,031 19,579 5,730 5,843
South Atlantic 22,756 23,924 9,899 10,681 2,892 3,156
East South Central 5,738 5,526 2,718 2,694 736 879
West South Central 13,272 12,627 6,414 6,204 2,102 1,808
West 28,480 29,082 12,410 12,786 3,567 3,871
Mountain 8,298 8,697 3,851 4,062 1,162 1,310
Pacific 20,183 20,385 8,559 8,724 2,405 2,561
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 71,342 70,996 31,286 30,985 8,992 8,680
Small Metro 35,039a 37,762 16,047a 17,365 5,000 5,483
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 23,416a 25,275 10,625 11,622 3,254 3,793
< 250K Pop. 11,623 12,487 5,422 5,743 1,746 1,689
Nonmetro 18,979 18,107 9,347 9,508 2,967 2,860
Urbanized 7,475 8,048 3,585b 4,356 1,097a 1,426
Less Urbanized 9,455a 8,193 4,676 4,255 1,510 1,218
Completely Rural 2,050 1,867 1,085 897 360a 217
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Table 2.72B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 51.0 51.2 23.0 23.3 6.9 6.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 56.4 56.2 24.2 23.7 7.2 6.4
New England 59.8 61.4 25.7 25.4 8.2 7.8
Middle Atlantic 55.2 54.3 23.7 23.1 6.9 5.9
Midwest 53.5 54.6 25.8 26.7 8.0 8.0
East North Central 53.3 54.2 25.6 26.1 7.7 8.0
West North Central 53.9 55.5 26.4 27.9 8.6 7.9
South 46.9 46.8 21.4 21.8 6.4 6.5
South Atlantic 48.4 50.3 21.0 22.5 6.1 6.6
East South Central 39.3 37.5 18.6 18.3 5.0 6.0
West South Central 48.6 45.7 23.5 22.5 7.7 6.5
West 50.4 50.8 22.0 22.3 6.3 6.8
Mountain 49.2 50.3 22.8 23.5 6.9 7.6
Pacific 51.0 51.0 21.6 21.8 6.1 6.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 53.5 53.5 23.5 23.4 6.7 6.5
Small Metro 49.6 51.0 22.7 23.4 7.1 7.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 50.5 51.0 22.9 23.5 7.0 7.7
< 250K Pop. 48.0 50.9 22.4 23.4 7.2 6.9
Nonmetro 45.0 44.1 22.2 23.1 7.0 7.0
Urbanized 45.6 47.9 21.9b 25.9 6.7a 8.5
Less Urbanized 44.7 41.7 22.1 21.6 7.1 6.2
Completely Rural 44.6 40.6 23.6 19.5 7.8a 4.7
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Table 2.73A (REVISED) – 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, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 4,228 4,040 2,621 2,457 604 592
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 894 808 553a 462 122 108
New England 226 216 142 129 28 29
Middle Atlantic 668 592 411a 333 95 79
Midwest 925 945 576 603 136 166
East North Central 635 679 384 428 91 108
West North Central 290 267 192 175 45 58
South 1,400 1,338 828 825 206 200
South Atlantic 719 712 420 417 100 98
East South Central 212 198 121 129 26 27
West South Central 469 428 287 279 80 76
West 1,009 950 664 567 140 118
Mountain 309 265 197 178 45 38
Pacific 701 685 467 389 96 79
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,284 2,136 1,412 1,270 323 290
Small Metro 1,220 1,179 747 703 195 161
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 801 760 497 468 132 99
< 250K Pop. 419 419 250 235 63 62
Nonmetro 723 725 462 485 86b 142
Urbanized 288 305 179 192 33 50
Less Urbanized 359 350 227 242 42 69
Completely Rural 77 71 57 51 12 23
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Table 2.73B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 16.7 16.0 10.3 9.7 2.4 2.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 19.8 18.1 12.3a 10.4 2.7 2.4
New England 19.4 18.7 12.2 11.2 2.4 2.5
Middle Atlantic 20.0 17.9 12.3a 10.1 2.8 2.4
Midwest 16.3 16.8 10.2 10.7 2.4 3.0
East North Central 15.9 17.2 9.6 10.9 2.3 2.7
West North Central 17.2 15.9 11.4 10.4 2.6 3.5
South 15.3 14.7 9.1 9.0 2.3 2.2
South Atlantic 15.5 15.4 9.0 9.0 2.2 2.1
East South Central 14.2 13.4 8.1 8.7 1.8 1.8
West South Central 15.5 14.2 9.5 9.3 2.6 2.5
West 16.7 15.7 11.0 9.4 2.3 2.0
Mountain 17.2 14.7 11.0 9.8 2.5 2.1
Pacific 16.4 16.2 11.0 9.2 2.2 1.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 16.7 15.6 10.3 9.3 2.4 2.1
Small Metro 16.1 16.0 9.9 9.5 2.6 2.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 15.8 15.3 9.8 9.4 2.6 2.0
< 250K Pop. 16.9 17.5 10.1 9.8 2.5 2.6
Nonmetro 17.5 17.4 11.2 11.6 2.1b 3.4
Urbanized 17.2 17.7 10.7 11.2 2.0 2.9
Less Urbanized 18.1 17.3 11.4 12.0 2.1 3.4
Completely Rural 16.4 16.6 12.2 11.8 2.6 5.3
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Table 2.74A (REVISED) – 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, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 20,298 20,049 13,838 13,709 5,105 4,837
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,961 3,893 2,820 2,662 1,093 963
New England 1,104 1,088 822 786 366 312
Middle Atlantic 2,858 2,805 1,998 1,876 727 651
Midwest 4,989a 4,812 3,545 3,403 1,314 1,220
East North Central 3,387 3,301 2,408 2,316 852 828
West North Central 1,602 1,511 1,136 1,086 462 393
South 6,629 6,792 4,408 4,574 1,619 1,537
South Atlantic 3,374a 3,597 2,229a 2,416 830 836
East South Central 1,024 954 699 634 274a 199
West South Central 2,231 2,240 1,480 1,524 514 502
West 4,718 4,552 3,065 3,071 1,079 1,116
Mountain 1,364 1,327 920 906 332 347
Pacific 3,355 3,225 2,145 2,165 747 769
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,995 10,731 7,285 7,151 2,515 2,395
Small Metro 6,357 6,367 4,428 4,407 1,737 1,691
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,137 4,105 2,831 2,791 1,119 1,119
< 250K Pop. 2,220 2,262 1,597 1,615 618 572
Nonmetro 2,946 2,950 2,125 2,152 853 750
Urbanized 1,323 1,388 938 1,017 389 375
Less Urbanized 1,335 1,351 965 979 370 329
Completely Rural 288 212 222 156 93b 46
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Table 2.74B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 62.0 61.3 42.3 41.9 15.6 14.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 67.6 65.9 48.1 45.1 18.6 16.3
New England 72.3 71.2 53.9 51.5 24.0 20.4
Middle Atlantic 65.9 64.1 46.1 42.9 16.8 14.9
Midwest 67.6 66.0 48.0 46.7 17.8 16.7
East North Central 66.4 65.7 47.2 46.1 16.7 16.5
West North Central 70.2 66.8 49.8 48.0 20.3 17.4
South 56.7 58.1 37.7 39.1 13.9 13.2
South Atlantic 57.5a 60.9 38.0 40.9 14.1 14.2
East South Central 54.1 51.1 36.9 33.9 14.5a 10.6
West South Central 57.0 57.3 37.8 38.9 13.1 12.8
West 60.4 58.0 39.2 39.1 13.8 14.2
Mountain 57.9 56.3 39.0 38.4 14.1 14.7
Pacific 61.5 58.7 39.3 39.4 13.7 14.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 62.6 62.0 41.5 41.3 14.3 13.8
Small Metro 62.8 61.7 43.7 42.7 17.1 16.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 62.0 60.6 42.4 41.2 16.8 16.5
< 250K Pop. 64.3 63.7 46.3 45.5 17.9 16.1
Nonmetro 58.2 57.9 42.0 42.2 16.8 14.7
Urbanized 61.8 60.9 43.8 44.6 18.2 16.4
Less Urbanized 55.2 55.2 39.9 40.0 15.3 13.4
Completely Rural 56.8 57.0 43.7 42.1 18.4 12.5
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Table 2.75A (REVISED) – 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, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 100,835 102,777 40,220 41,692 11,250 11,594
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 21,000 21,075 7,732 7,764 2,094 1,861
New England 5,857 6,078 2,129 2,140 598 600
Middle Atlantic 15,143 14,997 5,603 5,625 1,496 1,261
Midwest 23,344 24,175 10,012 10,599 2,903 2,989
East North Central 16,372 16,796 6,999 7,253 1,999 2,131
West North Central 6,972 7,379 3,013 3,346 904 858
South 33,738 33,947 13,795 14,180 3,905 4,106
South Atlantic 18,663 19,614 7,249 7,847 1,962 2,223
East South Central 4,502 4,374 1,898 1,931 435a 653
West South Central 10,573 9,959 4,647 4,401 1,508 1,231
West 22,753 23,580 8,682 9,149 2,348 2,638
Mountain 6,626 7,105 2,735 2,979 786 925
Pacific 16,127 16,475 5,947 6,170 1,563 1,712
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58,064 58,128 22,589 22,564 6,153 5,996
Small Metro 27,461b 30,216 10,871a 12,256 3,069 3,631
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18,478a 20,410 7,297a 8,363 2,003a 2,575
< 250K Pop. 8,984 9,806 3,575 3,893 1,066 1,056
Nonmetro 15,310 14,432 6,760 6,871 2,028 1,968
Urbanized 5,864 6,355 2,469a 3,147 675a 1,001
Less Urbanized 7,761b 6,492 3,484 3,034 1,098 820
Completely Rural 1,684 1,584 807 690 254 147
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Table 2.75B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 53.7 54.1 21.4 22.0 6.0 6.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 59.2 59.3 21.8 21.9 5.9 5.2
New England 62.8 65.1 22.8 22.9 6.4 6.4
Middle Atlantic 57.9 57.3 21.4 21.5 5.7 4.8
Midwest 56.1 57.7 24.0 25.3 7.0 7.1
East North Central 56.1 57.3 24.0 24.7 6.8 7.3
West North Central 56.0 58.7 24.2 26.6 7.3 6.8
South 49.5 49.1 20.2 20.5 5.7 5.9
South Atlantic 51.1 53.0 19.8 21.2 5.4 6.0
East South Central 40.1 38.4 16.9 17.0 3.9 5.7
West South Central 51.8 48.1 22.8 21.2 7.4 5.9
West 53.4 54.4 20.4 21.1 5.5 6.1
Mountain 52.1 54.2 21.5 22.7 6.2 7.1
Pacific 54.0 54.5 19.9 20.4 5.2 5.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 56.9 57.2 22.1 22.2 6.0 5.9
Small Metro 51.9 53.6 20.5 21.7 5.8 6.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 53.3 54.0 21.1 22.1 5.8 6.8
< 250K Pop. 49.1 52.7 19.5 20.9 5.8 5.7
Nonmetro 46.4 45.4 20.5 21.6 6.2 6.2
Urbanized 46.6 49.6 19.6b 24.6 5.4a 7.8
Less Urbanized 46.3 42.7 20.8 20.0 6.6 5.4
Completely Rural 46.5 41.7 22.3 18.2 7.0a 3.9
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Table 2.76A (REVISED) – 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, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 121,133 122,825 54,058 55,401 16,354 16,431
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24,961 24,967 10,553 10,427 3,186 2,825
New England 6,961 7,166 2,952 2,926 963 912
Middle Atlantic 18,000 17,802 7,601 7,501 2,223 1,912
Midwest 28,333 28,987 13,556 14,001 4,217 4,210
East North Central 19,759 20,096 9,407 9,569 2,851 2,959
West North Central 8,574 8,890 4,149 4,432 1,366 1,251
South 40,367 40,739 18,203 18,754 5,524 5,643
South Atlantic 22,037 23,212 9,479 10,264 2,792 3,059
East South Central 5,527 5,328 2,597 2,565 710 852
West South Central 12,803 12,199 6,127 5,925 2,022 1,732
West 27,471 28,132 11,746 12,219 3,427 3,754
Mountain 7,989 8,432 3,654 3,885 1,118 1,272
Pacific 19,482 19,700 8,092 8,334 2,309 2,482
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69,058 68,860 29,874 29,715 8,668 8,391
Small Metro 33,818a 36,583 15,300a 16,663 4,805 5,322
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 22,614a 24,515 10,128 11,154 3,122a 3,694
< 250K Pop. 11,204 12,068 5,172 5,508 1,683 1,628
Nonmetro 18,256 17,382 8,885 9,023 2,881 2,718
Urbanized 7,187 7,743 3,407a 4,164 1,065a 1,376
Less Urbanized 9,096a 7,843 4,450 4,013 1,469 1,149
Completely Rural 1,973 1,796 1,028 846 347a 194
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Table 2.76B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 54.9 55.2 24.5 24.9 7.4 7.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 60.4 60.3 25.5 25.2 7.7 6.8
New England 64.1 65.9 27.2 26.9 8.9 8.4
Middle Atlantic 59.1 58.3 24.9 24.6 7.3 6.3
Midwest 57.8 58.9 27.6 28.5 8.6 8.6
East North Central 57.6 58.5 27.4 27.9 8.3 8.6
West North Central 58.2 60.0 28.1 29.9 9.3 8.4
South 50.6 50.4 22.8 23.2 6.9 7.0
South Atlantic 52.0 54.1 22.4 23.9 6.6 7.1
East South Central 42.1 40.2 19.8 19.4 5.4 6.4
West South Central 52.7 49.5 25.2 24.1 8.3 7.0
West 54.5 55.0 23.3 23.9 6.8 7.3
Mountain 53.0 54.5 24.2 25.1 7.4 8.2
Pacific 55.1 55.1 22.9 23.3 6.5 6.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 57.8 57.9 25.0 25.0 7.3 7.1
Small Metro 53.6 54.8 24.3 25.0 7.6 8.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 54.7 55.0 24.5 25.0 7.6 8.3
< 250K Pop. 51.5 54.5 23.8 24.9 7.7 7.4
Nonmetro 48.0 47.1 23.4 24.4 7.6 7.4
Urbanized 48.8 51.3 23.1b 27.6 7.2a 9.1
Less Urbanized 47.5 44.5 23.2 22.7 7.7 6.5
Completely Rural 47.8 43.1 24.9 20.3 8.4b 4.6
80402
Table 2.77A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 20,574 20,370 17,598 17,359 10,823 10,730
GENDER            
Male 10,647 10,463 9,064 8,895 5,752 5,609
Female 9,927 9,907 8,534 8,464 5,072 5,122
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,010 16,789 14,683 14,401 9,097 8,992
White 13,197 13,194 11,687 11,601 7,446 7,440
Black or African American 2,581 2,496 1,991 1,915 1,063 1,031
American Indian or Alaska Native 144 121 112 108 73 66
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 717 584 588 450 324 261
Two or More Races 297 328 245 274 152 164
Hispanic or Latino 3,564 3,581 2,914 2,958 1,726 1,738
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 6,741 6,775 5,946 5,926 3,916 3,912
Female, White, Not Hispanic 6,456 6,418 5,741 5,675 3,530 3,528
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1,339 1,274 1,018 970 561 493
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1,242 1,222 973 945 502 538
Male, Hispanic 1,936 1,879 1,589 1,573 959 937
Female, Hispanic 1,628 1,702 1,326 1,385 767 802
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 53.9 52.9 46.1 45.1 28.3 27.9
GENDER            
Male 54.0 53.0 46.0 45.1 29.2 28.4
Female 53.7 52.8 46.2 45.1 27.4 27.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 54.2 53.4 46.8 45.8 29.0 28.6
White 57.3 56.7 50.7 49.8 32.3 32.0
Black or African American 45.1 44.3 34.8 34.0 18.6 18.3
American Indian or Alaska Native 61.5 51.9 47.6 46.2 31.3 28.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 43.7 37.6 35.8 29.0 19.7 16.8
Two or More Races 53.5 52.4 44.3 43.8 27.5 26.2
Hispanic or Latino 52.3 50.9 42.8 42.1 25.3 24.7
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 57.1 56.6 50.3 49.5 33.2 32.7
Female, White, Not Hispanic 57.5 56.7 51.1 50.2 31.4 31.2
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 44.7 44.5 34.0 33.9 18.7 17.2
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 45.5 44.1 35.6 34.1 18.4 19.4
Male, Hispanic 54.0 51.9 44.3 43.4 26.7 25.8
Female, Hispanic 50.4 49.9 41.1 40.6 23.8 23.5
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 182,794 183,606 144,817 145,517 114,485 116,030
GENDER            
Male 91,999 92,361 74,211 74,689 62,274 62,480
Female 90,795 91,245 70,606 70,828 52,211 53,550
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 161,987 162,535 128,366 128,877 102,253 103,357
White 133,150 133,880 106,871 107,479 86,564 87,444
Black or African American 19,380 19,349 14,049 14,005 10,594 10,470
American Indian or Alaska Native * 899 * * * 500
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 6,187 5,962 4,882 4,805 3,316 3,467
Two or More Races 1,773 1,911 1,464 1,485 1,088 1,136
Hispanic or Latino 20,807 21,071 16,451 16,640 12,232 12,673
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 66,314 66,114 53,770 53,949 45,886 45,872
Female, White, Not Hispanic 66,836 67,766 53,101 53,530 40,677 41,572
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 8,996 9,173 6,876 6,847 5,863 5,525
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 10,384 10,175 7,173 7,158 4,731 4,945
Male, Hispanic 11,713 12,025 9,610 9,737 7,588 7,895
Female, Hispanic 9,094 9,046 6,841 6,903 4,644 4,779
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 88.0 87.7 69.7 69.5 55.1 55.4
GENDER            
Male 92.3 91.9 74.5 74.3 62.5 62.1
Female 83.9 83.8 65.3 65.1 48.3 49.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 89.4 89.2 70.8 70.8 56.4 56.7
White 91.6 91.8 73.5 73.7 59.6 60.0
Black or African American 82.9 82.0 60.1 59.3 45.3 44.4
American Indian or Alaska Native * 87.1 * * * 48.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 71.5 65.9 56.4 53.1 38.3 38.3
Two or More Races 85.2 90.6 70.3 70.4 52.3 53.9
Hispanic or Latino 78.2 77.4 61.8 61.1 46.0 46.6
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 94.8 94.3 76.9 76.9 65.6 65.4
Female, White, Not Hispanic 88.6 89.6 70.4 70.8 53.9 55.0
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 88.2 88.3 67.4 65.9 57.5 53.2
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 78.8 77.1 54.4 54.2 35.9 37.4
Male, Hispanic 86.2 86.1 70.7 69.7 55.8 56.5
Female, Hispanic 69.8 68.2 52.5 52.1 35.7 36.1
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 10,823 10,730 7,239 7,172 2,359 2,313
GENDER            
Male 5,752 5,609 4,192 4,158 1,561 1,532
Female 5,072 5,122 3,047 3,015 798 781
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,097 8,992 6,116 5,996 2,035 2,023
White 7,446 7,440 5,222 5,205 1,880 1,852
Black or African American 1,063 1,031 495 471 73 86
American Indian or Alaska Native 73 66 55 * 11 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 6
Asian 324 261 193 149 21 30
Two or More Races 152 164 115 103 35 31
Hispanic or Latino 1,726 1,738 1,123 1,176 324 290
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 3,916 3,912 2,975 2,999 1,217 1,221
Female, White, Not Hispanic 3,530 3,528 2,247 2,206 664 631
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 561 493 290 277 46 69
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 502 538 205 194 27 16
Male, Hispanic 959 937 696 695 237 203
Female, Hispanic 767 802 426 481 88 88
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 28.3 27.9 19.0 18.6 6.2 6.0
GENDER            
Male 29.2 28.4 21.3 21.1 7.9 7.8
Female 27.4 27.3 16.5 16.1 4.3 4.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 29.0 28.6 19.5 19.1 6.5 6.4
White 32.3 32.0 22.7 22.4 8.2 8.0
Black or African American 18.6 18.3 8.6 8.4 1.3 1.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 31.3 28.3 23.6 * 4.7 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 4.7
Asian 19.7 16.8 11.8 9.6 1.3 1.9
Two or More Races 27.5 26.2 20.7 16.4 6.3 5.0
Hispanic or Latino 25.3 24.7 16.5 16.7 4.8 4.1
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 33.2 32.7 25.2 25.1 10.3 10.2
Female, White, Not Hispanic 31.4 31.2 20.0 19.5 5.9 5.6
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 18.7 17.2 9.7 9.7 1.5 2.4
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 18.4 19.4 7.5 7.0 1.0 0.6
Male, Hispanic 26.7 25.8 19.4 19.2 6.6 5.6
Female, Hispanic 23.8 23.5 13.2 14.1 2.7 2.6
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 114,485 116,030 49,336 50,606 14,587 14,697
GENDER            
Male 62,274 62,480 33,106 33,970 11,214 11,254
Female 52,211 53,550 16,230 16,636 3,373 3,444
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 102,253 103,357 42,478 43,772 13,012 13,116
White 86,564 87,444 35,385 36,448 11,205 11,404
Black or African American 10,594 10,470 5,063 5,118 1,262 1,127
American Indian or Alaska Native * 500 * 309 100 127
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 190 * 89 *
Asian 3,316 3,467 1,026 1,182 225 244
Two or More Races 1,088 1,136 487 532 130 168
Hispanic or Latino 12,232 12,673 6,858 6,834 1,576 1,581
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 45,886 45,872 23,388 24,289 8,514 8,797
Female, White, Not Hispanic 40,677 41,572 11,998 12,159 2,691 2,607
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 5,863 5,525 3,267 3,262 994 756
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 4,731 4,945 1,796 1,856 268 371
Male, Hispanic 7,588 7,895 5,132 4,957 1,327 1,227
Female, Hispanic 4,644 4,779 1,726 1,878 249 354
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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, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 55.1 55.4 23.7 24.2 7.0 7.0
GENDER            
Male 62.5 62.1 33.2 33.8 11.3 11.2
Female 48.3 49.2 15.0 15.3 3.1 3.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 56.4 56.7 23.4 24.0 7.2 7.2
White 59.6 60.0 24.3 25.0 7.7 7.8
Black or African American 45.3 44.4 21.7 21.7 5.4 4.8
American Indian or Alaska Native * 48.4 * 29.9 10.1 12.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 25.0 * 11.7 *
Asian 38.3 38.3 11.9 13.1 2.6 2.7
Two or More Races 52.3 53.9 23.4 25.2 6.2 8.0
Hispanic or Latino 46.0 46.6 25.8 25.1 5.9 5.8
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 65.6 65.4 33.4 34.6 12.2 12.5
Female, White, Not Hispanic 53.9 55.0 15.9 16.1 3.6 3.4
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 57.5 53.2 32.0 31.4 9.7 7.3
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 35.9 37.4 13.6 14.1 2.0 2.8
Male, Hispanic 55.8 56.5 37.8 35.5 9.8 8.8
Female, Hispanic 35.7 36.1 13.3 14.2 1.9 2.7
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Table 2.81A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 20,584 20,380 17,605 17,366 10,831 10,750
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,963 3,815 3,501 3,354 2,189 2,198
New England 1,029 1,016 910 899 570 629
Middle Atlantic 2,935 2,800 2,591 2,455 1,618 1,569
Midwest 4,655 4,638 4,055 4,002 2,519 2,486
East North Central 3,240 3,282 2,803 2,858 1,719 1,758
West North Central 1,414 1,356 1,252 1,144 800 728
South 7,174 7,148 5,990 5,936 3,559 3,533
South Atlantic 3,636 3,691 3,082 3,099 1,861 1,899
East South Central 1,186 1,128 986 924 581 507
West South Central 2,352 2,329 1,921 1,913 1,118 1,127
West 4,791 4,779 4,058 4,074 2,564 2,534
Mountain 1,433 1,352 1,205 1,155 760 692
Pacific 3,358 3,427 2,853 2,920 1,804 1,842
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,812 10,590 9,251 9,015 5,653 5,515
Small Metro 6,208 6,229 5,332 5,335 3,346 3,387
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 3,986 4,036 3,416 3,442 2,120 2,152
< 250K Pop. 2,222 2,193 1,916 1,893 1,226 1,234
Nonmetro 3,563 3,560 3,022 3,015 1,832 1,849
Urbanized 1,419 1,538 1,229 1,315 745 825
Less Urbanized 1,743 1,701 1,462 1,452 885 876
Completely Rural 402 322 332 249 202 148
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Table 2.81B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 53.9 53.0 46.1 45.2 28.4 28.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 58.3a 55.2 51.5a 48.6 32.2 31.8
New England 57.7 57.2 51.1 50.7 32.0 35.5
Middle Atlantic 58.4a 54.5 51.6a 47.8 32.2 30.6
Midwest 54.8 54.4 47.8 46.9 29.7 29.1
East North Central 54.6 54.9 47.2 47.8 29.0 29.4
West North Central 55.4 53.1 49.0a 44.8 31.3 28.5
South 52.1 52.1 43.5 43.2 25.8 25.7
South Atlantic 51.5 52.4 43.7 44.0 26.4 27.0
East South Central 52.2 50.8 43.4 41.6 25.5 22.8
West South Central 53.0 52.2 43.3 42.9 25.2 25.3
West 52.5 51.4 44.5 43.8 28.1 27.3
Mountain 53.2a 49.3 44.8 42.1 28.2 25.3
Pacific 52.3 52.3 44.4 44.6 28.1 28.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 53.2 51.6 45.6 43.9 27.8 26.9
Small Metro 53.7 53.9 46.2 46.1 29.0 29.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 52.1 52.5 44.7 44.7 27.7 28.0
< 250K Pop. 56.9 56.7 49.1 49.0 31.4 31.9
Nonmetro 56.4 55.8 47.8 47.3 29.0 29.0
Urbanized 56.2 56.5 48.7 48.3 29.5 30.3
Less Urbanized 56.5 55.5 47.4 47.4 28.7 28.6
Completely Rural 55.9 53.8 46.1 41.6 28.1 24.7
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Table 2.82A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 182,825 183,572 144,843 145,609 114,530 116,115
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 34,720 34,520 29,309 28,808 23,667 23,577
New England 9,433 9,364 8,048 7,885 6,617 6,752
Middle Atlantic 25,287 25,155 21,261 20,923 17,050 16,825
Midwest 41,891 42,469 33,535 34,217 26,739 27,446
East North Central 29,275 29,714 23,490 23,860 18,675 19,017
West North Central 12,617 12,754 10,046 10,357 8,064 8,429
South 64,847 65,281 49,348 49,365 38,207 38,544
South Atlantic 34,691 35,465 26,580 27,368 20,895 22,025
East South Central 10,342 10,195 7,132 6,879 5,158 5,019
West South Central 19,814 19,620 15,636 15,117 12,154 11,500
West 41,367 41,302 32,650 33,218 25,916 26,548
Mountain 12,394 12,524 9,527 9,852 7,538 8,005
Pacific 28,973 28,778 23,123 23,366 18,378 18,543
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 99,784 98,972 81,839 81,211 65,689 65,481
Small Metro 52,154 55,070 40,552a 43,094 31,693a 34,376
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 34,207a 36,842 27,074 28,917 21,296a 23,123
< 250K Pop. 17,947 18,228 13,478 14,177 10,397 11,253
Nonmetro 30,887 29,529 22,451 21,304 17,148 16,259
Urbanized 12,182 12,533 8,950 9,337 6,730 7,222
Less Urbanized 15,362a 13,754 11,085a 9,734 8,570a 7,317
Completely Rural 3,343 3,242 2,415 2,233 1,847 1,719
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Table 2.82B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 88.0 87.7 69.7 69.5 55.1 55.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 88.9 88.6 75.1 73.9 60.6 60.5
New England 92.1 91.4 78.6 76.9 64.6 65.9
Middle Atlantic 87.8 87.6 73.8 72.9 59.2 58.6
Midwest 90.7 91.8 72.6 74.0 57.9 59.3
East North Central 90.5 91.9 72.7 73.8 57.8 58.8
West North Central 90.9 91.5 72.4 74.3 58.1 60.4
South 86.2 85.7 65.6 64.8 50.8 50.6
South Atlantic 86.7 87.5 66.5 67.5 52.2 54.3
East South Central 83.8 81.5 57.8 55.0 41.8 40.1
West South Central 86.6 84.7 68.3 65.2 53.1 49.6
West 87.3 86.2 68.9 69.3 54.7 55.4
Mountain 87.4 86.2 67.2 67.8 53.1 55.1
Pacific 87.3 86.2 69.7 70.0 55.4 55.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88.3 88.2 72.5 72.4 58.2 58.4
Small Metro 88.3 88.1 68.7 68.9 53.7 55.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 88.3 88.0 69.9 69.1 55.0 55.2
< 250K Pop. 88.3 88.2 66.3 68.6 51.2 54.4
Nonmetro 86.2 85.1 62.7 61.4 47.9 46.9
Urbanized 87.8 89.0 64.5 66.3 48.5 51.3
Less Urbanized 85.0 82.8 61.3 58.6 47.4 44.1
Completely Rural 86.2 81.0 62.3 55.8 47.6 43.0
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Table 2.83A (REVISED) – 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, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 10,831 10,750 7,248 7,198 2,361 2,321
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,189 2,198 1,485 1,458 461 481
New England 570 629 422 455 125 173
Middle Atlantic 1,618 1,569 1,063 1,004 336 308
Midwest 2,519 2,486 1,761 1,762 571 600
East North Central 1,719 1,758 1,190 1,235 394 418
West North Central 800 728 570 527 177 182
South 3,559 3,533 2,308 2,327 786 680
South Atlantic 1,861 1,899 1,207 1,211 440 369
East South Central 581 507 383 349 131a 84
West South Central 1,118 1,127 718 767 215 227
West 2,564 2,534 1,694 1,651 542 559
Mountain 760 692 526 470 168 153
Pacific 1,804 1,842 1,169 1,181 374 406
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5,653 5,515 3,653 3,582 1,106 1,073
Small Metro 3,346 3,387 2,287 2,281 818 801
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,120 2,152 1,428 1,465 517 520
< 250K Pop. 1,226 1,234 859 816 301 281
Nonmetro 1,832 1,849 1,307 1,335 437 447
Urbanized 745 825 532 600 188 204
Less Urbanized 885 876 621 630 205 204
Completely Rural 202 148 154 105 44 39
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Table 2.83B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 28.4 28.0 19.0 18.7 6.2 6.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 32.2 31.8 21.8 21.1 6.8 7.0
New England 32.0 35.5 23.7 25.6 7.0 9.8
Middle Atlantic 32.2 30.6 21.2 19.6 6.7 6.0
Midwest 29.7 29.1 20.7 20.7 6.7 7.0
East North Central 29.0 29.4 20.1 20.7 6.6 7.0
West North Central 31.3 28.5 22.3 20.6 6.9 7.1
South 25.8 25.7 16.8 17.0 5.7 5.0
South Atlantic 26.4 27.0 17.1 17.2 6.2 5.2
East South Central 25.5 22.8 16.8 15.7 5.8a 3.8
West South Central 25.2 25.3 16.2 17.2 4.8 5.1
West 28.1 27.3 18.6 17.8 5.9 6.0
Mountain 28.2 25.3 19.5 17.2 6.3 5.6
Pacific 28.1 28.1 18.2 18.0 5.8 6.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 27.8 26.9 18.0 17.5 5.4 5.2
Small Metro 29.0 29.3 19.8 19.7 7.1 6.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 27.7 28.0 18.7 19.0 6.8 6.8
< 250K Pop. 31.4 31.9 22.0 21.1 7.7 7.3
Nonmetro 29.0 29.0 20.7 20.9 6.9 7.0
Urbanized 29.5 30.3 21.1 22.0 7.4 7.5
Less Urbanized 28.7 28.6 20.2 20.6 6.7 6.7
Completely Rural 28.1 24.7 21.4 17.6 6.2 6.5
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Table 2.84A (REVISED) – 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, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 114,530 116,115 49,432 50,660 14,598 14,702
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 23,667 23,577 9,621 9,431 2,847 2,452
New England 6,617 6,752 2,672 2,600 866 769
Middle Atlantic 17,050 16,825 6,949 6,830 1,981 1,683
Midwest 26,739 27,446 12,372 12,843 3,782 3,776
East North Central 18,675 19,017 8,601 8,763 2,548 2,649
West North Central 8,064 8,429 3,772 4,080 1,234 1,127
South 38,207 38,544 16,723 17,252 4,943 5,163
South Atlantic 20,895 22,025 8,692 9,470 2,452 2,787
East South Central 5,158 5,019 2,335 2,345 605 795
West South Central 12,154 11,500 5,696 5,437 1,887 1,581
West 25,916 26,548 10,716 11,135 3,025 3,312
Mountain 7,538 8,005 3,326 3,592 994 1,158
Pacific 18,378 18,543 7,390 7,543 2,031 2,155
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 65,689 65,481 27,633 27,403 7,886 7,607
Small Metro 31,693a 34,376 13,760a 15,084 4,182 4,682
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 21,296a 23,123 9,197 10,157 2,737 3,273
< 250K Pop. 10,397 11,253 4,563 4,927 1,445 1,409
Nonmetro 17,148 16,259 8,040 8,173 2,530 2,414
Urbanized 6,730 7,222 3,053a 3,757 909a 1,222
Less Urbanized 8,570a 7,317 4,055 3,625 1,305 1,014
Completely Rural 1,847 1,719 932 792 315a 178
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Table 2.84B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2007 detailed tables).
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 55.1 55.5 23.8 24.2 7.0 7.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 60.6 60.5 24.6 24.2 7.3 6.3
New England 64.6 65.9 26.1 25.4 8.5 7.5
Middle Atlantic 59.2 58.6 24.1 23.8 6.9 5.9
Midwest 57.9 59.3 26.8 27.8 8.2 8.2
East North Central 57.8 58.8 26.6 27.1 7.9 8.2
West North Central 58.1 60.4 27.2 29.3 8.9 8.1
South 50.8 50.6 22.2 22.6 6.6 6.8
South Atlantic 52.2 54.3 21.7 23.4 6.1 6.9
East South Central 41.8 40.1 18.9 18.7 4.9 6.4
West South Central 53.1 49.6 24.9 23.5 8.2 6.8
West 54.7 55.4 22.6 23.2 6.4 6.9
Mountain 53.1 55.1 23.4 24.7 7.0 8.0
Pacific 55.4 55.5 22.3 22.6 6.1 6.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58.2 58.4 24.5 24.4 7.0 6.8
Small Metro 53.7 55.0 23.3 24.1 7.1 7.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 55.0 55.2 23.7 24.3 7.1 7.8
< 250K Pop. 51.2 54.4 22.5 23.8 7.1 6.8
Nonmetro 47.9 46.9 22.4 23.6 7.1 7.0
Urbanized 48.5 51.3 22.0b 26.7 6.6a 8.7
Less Urbanized 47.4 44.1 22.4 21.8 7.2 6.1
Completely Rural 47.6 43.0 24.0 19.8 8.1a 4.4

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