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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 4,021b 3,635 2,447b 2,189 591a 491
GENDER            
Male 2,045b 1,810 1,366b 1,131 366a 293
Female 1,975 1,825 1,082 1,058 225 198
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,312b 2,935 2,013b 1,770 513b 397
White 2,739b 2,397 1,737b 1,533 462a 370
Black or African American 390 382 164 150 20 17
American Indian or Alaska Native * 23 * * * 1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 83 55 53 19 12 *
Two or More Races 52 68 27 45 6 8
Hispanic or Latino 709 700 434 419 78 94
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,407b 1,186 973b 783 287b 207
Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,332 1,211 764 750 175 163
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 186 184 90 79 12 13
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 204 198 74 72 8 4
Male, Hispanic 353 374 235 226 51 65
Female, Hispanic 356 326 199 192 27 29
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 15.9b 14.6 9.7b 8.8 2.3 2.0
GENDER            
Male 15.9b 14.2 10.6b 8.9 2.8 2.3
Female 16.0 15.0 8.8 8.7 1.8 1.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 16.1b 14.6 9.8b 8.8 2.5a 2.0
White 18.2b 16.3 11.5a 10.4 3.1a 2.5
Black or African American 10.1 10.1 4.3 4.0 0.5 0.4
American Indian or Alaska Native * 17.2 * * * 1.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 8.1 5.7 5.2 2.0 1.2 *
Two or More Races 12.5 13.6 6.6 9.0 1.4 1.6
Hispanic or Latino 15.2 14.8 9.3 8.9 1.7 2.0
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 18.3b 15.8 12.6b 10.4 3.7a 2.7
Female, White, Not Hispanic 18.1 16.9 10.4 10.5 2.4 2.3
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 9.5 9.7 4.6 4.1 0.6 0.7
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 10.7 10.6 3.9 3.8 0.4 0.2
Male, Hispanic 14.8 15.5 9.9 9.4 2.1 2.7
Female, Hispanic 15.6 14.1 8.7 8.3 1.2 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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 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, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 20,034 20,148 13,675 13,510 4,819 4,761
GENDER            
Male 10,757 10,660 8,204 8,011 3,278 3,290
Female 9,277 9,489 5,471 5,499 1,541 1,471
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,102 17,164 11,631 11,438 4,197 4,199
White 13,656 13,740 9,745 9,554 3,738 3,673
Black or African American 2,267 2,293 1,148 1,250 257a 347
American Indian or Alaska Native * 86 * 63 * 16
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 16 *
Asian 725 724 406 372 91 96
Two or More Races 279 266 195 154 67 53
Hispanic or Latino 2,932 2,984 2,044 2,072 622 561
EDUCATION            
< High School 2,882 2,757 2,173 2,000 695 626
High School Graduate 6,145 6,391 4,307 4,408 1,434 1,546
Some College 7,549 7,306 4,992 4,821 1,953 1,826
College Graduate 3,458 3,695 2,203 2,281 738 763
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 10,301 10,196 7,179 6,937 2,435 2,415
Part-Time 5,148 5,119 3,392 3,320 1,274 1,199
Unemployed 1,448b 1,767 1,039b 1,261 376a 471
Other1 3,137 3,067 2,064 1,992 734 676
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 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, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 61.2 61.2 41.8 41.0 14.7 14.5
GENDER            
Male 65.3 64.3 49.8 48.4 19.9 19.9
Female 57.1 58.0 33.7 33.6 9.5 9.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 63.5 63.2 43.2 42.1 15.6 15.5
White 67.5 67.7 48.2 47.1 18.5 18.1
Black or African American 50.2 49.3 25.4 26.9 5.7a 7.5
American Indian or Alaska Native * 49.9 * 36.8 * 9.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 11.6 *
Asian 50.1 48.5 28.1 24.9 6.3 6.4
Two or More Races 63.1 64.8 44.0 37.4 15.2 12.8
Hispanic or Latino 50.7 51.5 35.3 35.8 10.7 9.7
EDUCATION            
< High School 46.4 46.8 34.9 34.0 11.2 10.6
High School Graduate 55.2 55.0 38.7 37.9 12.9 13.3
Some College 68.9 67.3 45.5 44.4 17.8 16.8
College Graduate 78.3 80.7 49.9 49.8 16.7 16.6
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 67.2 68.1 46.8 46.3 15.9 16.1
Part-Time 61.1 59.8 40.3 38.8 15.1 14.0
Unemployed 55.4 57.8 39.8 41.3 14.4 15.4
Other1 49.3 48.3 32.4 31.4 11.5 10.6
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 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, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 102,705 105,191 41,656 42,397 11,600 12,040
GENDER            
Male 55,286a 57,519 28,558 29,150 9,142 9,299
Female 47,419 47,671 13,098 13,247 2,458 2,741
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 91,934 93,737 36,124 35,916 10,429 10,690
White 78,489 79,153 30,170 29,588 9,056 9,006
Black or African American 8,844 9,699 4,277 4,630 935 1,297
American Indian or Alaska Native * * 248 186 105 44
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2,920 3,212 873 891 171 164
Two or More Races 969 1,097 412 464 127 163
Hispanic or Latino 10,771 11,453 5,532a 6,481 1,171 1,350
EDUCATION            
< High School 10,391 10,122 6,241 6,172 1,776 1,757
High School Graduate 27,953 29,207 13,425 14,001 4,127 4,435
Some College 26,271 27,118 10,694 10,946 2,995 3,162
College Graduate 38,090 38,744 11,296 11,279 2,702 2,686
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 65,949 66,813 29,489 30,113 8,240 8,388
Part-Time 11,489 12,201 3,891 4,191 1,119 1,101
Unemployed 2,594a 3,216 1,250b 1,739 475 681
Other1 22,673 22,961 7,026 6,355 1,766 1,871
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 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, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 54.1 54.8 21.9 22.1 6.1 6.3
GENDER            
Male 60.8 62.5 31.4 31.7 10.1 10.1
Female 47.9 47.7 13.2 13.2 2.5 2.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 55.4 56.0 21.8 21.4 6.3 6.4
White 58.7 58.9 22.6 22.0 6.8 6.7
Black or African American 42.4 45.9 20.5 21.9 4.5 6.1
American Indian or Alaska Native * * 26.6 24.0 11.2 5.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 35.9 38.6 10.7 10.7 2.1 2.0
Two or More Races 51.7 52.3 22.0 22.1 6.8 7.8
Hispanic or Latino 45.3 46.7 23.2a 26.4 4.9 5.5
EDUCATION            
< High School 34.5 34.7 20.7 21.2 5.9 6.0
High School Graduate 49.0 49.9 23.5 23.9 7.2 7.6
Some College 56.5 58.5 23.0 23.6 6.4 6.8
College Graduate 67.7 66.9 20.1 19.5 4.8 4.6
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 62.1 62.3 27.8 28.1 7.8 7.8
Part-Time 54.5 56.3 18.5 19.3 5.3 5.1
Unemployed 57.8 54.3 27.8 29.4 10.6 11.5
Other1 39.0 40.2 12.1 11.1 3.0 3.3
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Table 2.46A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 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, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 122,739 125,339 55,331 55,907 16,420 16,801
GENDER            
Male 66,043a 68,179 36,762 37,161 12,420 12,589
Female 56,697 57,160 18,569 18,747 4,000 4,212
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 109,036 110,901 47,755 47,354 14,626 14,890
White 92,145 92,893 39,916 39,142 12,794 12,679
Black or African American 11,111 11,992 5,425 5,880 1,193a 1,644
American Indian or Alaska Native 527 445 326 249 133 60
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 31
Asian 3,645 3,936 1,279 1,262 262 260
Two or More Races 1,248 1,364 607 618 194 215
Hispanic or Latino 13,703 14,438 7,576a 8,554 1,793 1,911
EDUCATION            
< High School 13,274 12,879 8,414 8,172 2,471 2,383
High School Graduate 34,098 35,597 17,732 18,408 5,561 5,981
Some College 33,820 34,424 15,686 15,767 4,948 4,988
College Graduate 41,548 42,439 13,499 13,561 3,440 3,449
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 76,250 77,009 36,667 37,049 10,676 10,803
Part-Time 16,637 17,319 7,283 7,511 2,392 2,300
Unemployed 4,042b 4,983 2,289b 3,000 851a 1,152
Other1 25,810 26,028 9,091 8,347 2,501 2,546
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 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, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 55.1 55.7 24.9 24.9 7.4 7.5
GENDER            
Male 61.5 62.8 34.2 34.2 11.6 11.6
Female 49.2 49.1 16.1 16.1 3.5 3.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 56.5 57.0 24.7 24.3 7.6 7.7
White 59.8 60.0 25.9 25.3 8.3 8.2
Black or African American 43.8 46.5 21.4 22.8 4.7a 6.4
American Indian or Alaska Native 47.8 47.0 29.6 26.3 12.1 6.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 3.8
Asian 38.0 40.1 13.3 12.9 2.7 2.7
Two or More Races 53.9 54.3 26.2 24.6 8.4 8.6
Hispanic or Latino 46.3 47.6 25.6 28.2 6.1 6.3
EDUCATION            
< High School 36.5 36.8 23.2 23.3 6.8 6.8
High School Graduate 50.0 50.7 26.0 26.2 8.2 8.5
Some College 58.9 60.2 27.3 27.6 8.6 8.7
College Graduate 68.5 67.9 22.3 21.7 5.7 5.5
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 62.8 63.0 30.2 30.3 8.8 8.8
Part-Time 56.4 57.3 24.7 24.9 8.1 7.6
Unemployed 56.9 55.5 32.2 33.4 12.0 12.8
Other1 40.0 41.0 14.1 13.1 3.9 4.0
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 172,420 174,000 85,017 84,550 71,073 70,955
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31,305 31,588 14,665 14,542 12,041 12,091
New England 8,594 8,733 3,803 3,826 3,046 3,018
Middle Atlantic 22,711 22,855 10,862 10,716 8,996 9,073
Midwest 40,434 40,139 20,747 20,067 17,541 16,811
East North Central 28,056 27,993 14,323 14,313 12,208 11,973
West North Central 12,377 12,146 6,424a 5,754 5,333 4,837
South 63,153 63,697 31,976 32,015 27,253 27,763
South Atlantic 33,667 34,002 16,654 16,157 14,213 13,924
East South Central 10,690 10,807 5,537 5,943 4,873 5,323
West South Central 18,796 18,887 9,785 9,915 8,167 8,516
West 37,528 38,577 17,630 17,926 14,237 14,290
Mountain 11,959 12,205 5,882 5,752 4,969 4,702
Pacific 25,569 26,372 11,748 12,174 9,268 9,588
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 89,251 89,907 43,191 43,063 35,139 35,245
Small Metro 52,864 53,494 25,912 25,235 21,953 21,327
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 35,006 34,930 16,989 16,358 14,368 13,865
< 250K Pop. 17,859 18,564 8,923 8,877 7,585 7,462
Nonmetro 30,304 30,600 15,914 16,251 13,980 14,383
Urbanized 12,424 12,879 6,597 6,540 5,693 5,722
Less Urbanized 14,591 14,786 7,708 8,217 6,885 7,286
Completely Rural 3,289 2,935 1,609 1,494 1,402 1,375
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 69.6 69.7 34.3 33.8 28.7 28.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 68.2 68.5 32.0 31.5 26.2 26.2
New England 71.5 72.4 31.6 31.7 25.3 25.0
Middle Atlantic 67.1 67.1 32.1 31.5 26.6 26.7
Midwest 73.8 73.0 37.9 36.5 32.0 30.6
East North Central 73.3 72.9 37.4 37.3 31.9 31.2
West North Central 75.0 73.3 38.9a 34.7 32.3 29.2
South 70.2 70.0 35.6 35.2 30.3 30.5
South Atlantic 70.8 70.8 35.0 33.6 29.9 29.0
East South Central 72.6 72.7 37.6 40.0 33.1 35.8
West South Central 68.0 67.2 35.4 35.3 29.6 30.3
West 65.6 66.7 30.8 31.0 24.9 24.7
Mountain 69.2 69.4 34.1 32.7 28.8 26.7
Pacific 64.0 65.6 29.4 30.3 23.2 23.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 67.3 67.6 32.6 32.4 26.5 26.5
Small Metro 71.3 70.9 35.0 33.4 29.6 28.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 70.6 69.9 34.3 32.7 29.0 27.7
< 250K Pop. 72.8 72.9 36.4 34.8 30.9 29.3
Nonmetro 73.8 74.2 38.7 39.4 34.0 34.9
Urbanized 73.9 75.0 39.3 38.1 33.9 33.3
Less Urbanized 74.2 73.7 39.2 41.0 35.0 36.3
Completely Rural 71.5 72.9 35.0 37.1 30.5 34.1
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 7,027 6,821 5,010a 4,747 3,141b 2,870
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,119 1,134 820 813 517 498
New England 315 299 227 227 146a 112
Middle Atlantic 804 834 593 586 371 385
Midwest 1,683 1,584 1,235a 1,103 783 730
East North Central 1,206 1,119 876a 771 572 513
West North Central 476 465 358 332 211 217
South 2,774 2,610 1,941a 1,752 1,247b 1,049
South Atlantic 1,341 1,319 953 896 629 535
East South Central 547 488 369 331 242a 198
West South Central 886 804 618a 525 376 315
West 1,451 1,493 1,014 1,079 594 594
Mountain 507 511 353 378 222 199
Pacific 944 983 661 701 372 395
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 3,369 3,230 2,406 2,260 1,439 1,332
Small Metro 2,176 2,137 1,527 1,507 949 901
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,415 1,395 981 1,004 612 575
< 250K Pop. 761 742 546 503 337 325
Nonmetro 1,482 1,455 1,076 979 753a 637
Urbanized 612 598 442 409 313 270
Less Urbanized 733 698 540 465 382a 300
Completely Rural 137 159 95 105 58 66
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 27.8 27.4 19.8 19.1 12.4a 11.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 25.1 25.9 18.4 18.6 11.6 11.4
New England 27.3 26.5 19.6 20.1 12.7 9.9
Middle Atlantic 24.3 25.7 18.0 18.1 11.2 11.9
Midwest 30.0 28.8 22.0a 20.0 13.9 13.3
East North Central 30.6 29.0 22.2a 19.9 14.5 13.3
West North Central 28.5 28.3 21.4 20.2 12.6 13.2
South 30.4 28.8 21.3a 19.4 13.7b 11.6
South Atlantic 28.9 28.8 20.6 19.6 13.6 11.7
East South Central 36.9 33.2 24.9 22.5 16.3a 13.5
West South Central 29.5 26.7 20.6a 17.5 12.5 10.5
West 24.0 25.1 16.8 18.1 9.8 10.0
Mountain 28.1 28.3 19.5 20.9 12.3 11.0
Pacific 22.3 23.7 15.6 16.9 8.8 9.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 24.6 24.3 17.6 17.0 10.5 10.0
Small Metro 29.5 28.8 20.7 20.3 12.9 12.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 28.4 28.5 19.7 20.5 12.3 11.7
< 250K Pop. 31.8 29.5 22.8 20.0 14.1 13.0
Nonmetro 35.5 34.8 25.8 23.4 18.1b 15.2
Urbanized 35.6 33.5 25.7 22.9 18.2a 15.1
Less Urbanized 36.2 34.6 26.6 23.1 18.9b 14.9
Completely Rural 32.0a 42.2 22.2 27.9 13.6 17.7
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 23,016 23,151 17,156 17,248 13,700 13,638
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,065a 4,242 3,006 3,141 2,368 2,442
New England 1,138 1,172 853 853 659 647
Middle Atlantic 2,927 3,070 2,153 2,288 1,709 1,795
Midwest 5,501 5,452 4,226 4,223 3,441 3,457
East North Central 3,800 3,718 2,939 2,879 2,400 2,349
West North Central 1,700 1,734 1,287 1,344 1,042 1,108
South 8,167 8,037 6,075 6,002 4,995 4,891
South Atlantic 4,156 4,026 3,077 2,990 2,491 2,422
East South Central 1,331 1,333 1,054 1,049 905 887
West South Central 2,680 2,678 1,945 1,963 1,599 1,582
West 5,283 5,420 3,848 3,882 2,895 2,849
Mountain 1,635 1,675 1,222 1,195 985 918
Pacific 3,648 3,745 2,626 2,687 1,911 1,931
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 11,733 11,991 8,575 8,729 6,758 6,743
Small Metro 7,409 7,288 5,566 5,497 4,443 4,366
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,766 4,660 3,603 3,520 2,879 2,813
< 250K Pop. 2,644 2,628 1,963 1,977 1,564 1,553
Nonmetro 3,874 3,873 3,015 3,022 2,499 2,529
Urbanized 1,698 1,804 1,326 1,377 1,095 1,108
Less Urbanized 1,878 1,794 1,456 1,442 1,206 1,245
Completely Rural 298 275 233 202 197 176
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 70.3 70.3 52.4 52.4 41.9 41.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 68.9 70.9 50.9 52.5 40.1 40.8
New England 74.5 75.3 55.9 54.8 43.2 41.5
Middle Atlantic 66.9 69.3 49.2 51.6 39.1 40.5
Midwest 75.5 74.9 58.0 58.0 47.2 47.5
East North Central 75.6 73.8 58.5 57.2 47.7 46.6
West North Central 75.2 77.4 56.9 60.0 46.1 49.5
South 69.9 68.3 52.0 51.0 42.7 41.6
South Atlantic 70.4 67.5 52.1 50.1 42.2 40.6
East South Central 71.2 71.2 56.4 56.0 48.4 47.3
West South Central 68.5 68.2 49.7 50.0 40.9 40.3
West 67.3 68.5 49.0 49.1 36.9 36.0
Mountain 69.4 70.7 51.9 50.4 41.8 38.7
Pacific 66.4 67.6 47.8 48.5 34.8 34.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 67.8 67.2 49.5 48.9 39.0 37.8
Small Metro 71.8 72.2 53.9 54.4 43.0 43.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 70.4 71.2 53.2 53.8 42.5 43.0
< 250K Pop. 74.4 73.9 55.2 55.6 44.0 43.7
Nonmetro 76.0 77.6 59.1 60.5 49.0 50.7
Urbanized 74.5a 79.0 58.2 60.3 48.0 48.5
Less Urbanized 76.7 76.2 59.5 61.3 49.3 52.9
Completely Rural 80.2 77.4 62.7 57.0 53.0 49.6
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 142,377 144,028 62,852 62,555 54,232 54,446
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,121 26,212 10,838 10,589 9,156 9,151
New England 7,141 7,262 2,723 2,747 2,240 2,259
Middle Atlantic 18,980 18,950 8,116 7,842 6,916 6,892
Midwest 33,250 33,103 15,286 14,741 13,317 12,624
East North Central 23,049 23,155 10,507 10,663 9,236 9,112
West North Central 10,201 9,948 4,779b 4,079 4,081a 3,512
South 52,212 53,049 23,960 24,261 21,011 21,824
South Atlantic 28,170 28,657 12,624 12,270 11,094 10,967
East South Central 8,813 8,986 4,113 4,563 3,725a 4,238
West South Central 15,230 15,406 7,222 7,427 6,192 6,619
West 30,794 31,664 12,767 12,964 10,747 10,848
Mountain 9,816 10,020 4,307 4,179 3,762 3,586
Pacific 20,978 21,644 8,460 8,785 6,985 7,262
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 74,149 74,687 32,210 32,074 26,942 27,170
Small Metro 43,279 44,069 18,819 18,231 16,562 16,060
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 28,825 28,875 12,405 11,835 10,878 10,476
< 250K Pop. 14,454 15,194 6,414 6,397 5,684 5,584
Nonmetro 24,948 25,272 11,823 12,250 10,728 11,217
Urbanized 10,114 10,477 4,829 4,754 4,285 4,344
Less Urbanized 11,980 12,294 5,712 6,309 5,296 5,740
Completely Rural 2,854 2,501 1,281 1,187 1,147 1,133
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 75.0 75.0 33.1 32.6 28.6 28.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 73.5 73.3 30.5 29.6 25.8 25.6
New England 76.5 77.5 29.1 29.3 24.0 24.1
Middle Atlantic 72.5 71.9 31.0 29.7 26.4 26.1
Midwest 79.4 78.5 36.5 35.0 31.8 29.9
East North Central 78.6 78.5 35.8 36.2 31.5 30.9
West North Central 81.2 78.4 38.0b 32.1 32.5a 27.7
South 75.5 75.6 34.7 34.6 30.4 31.1
South Atlantic 76.1 76.5 34.1 32.7 30.0 29.3
East South Central 77.4 78.0 36.1 39.6 32.7 36.8
West South Central 73.5 72.8 34.9 35.1 29.9 31.3
West 71.1 72.1 29.5 29.5 24.8 24.7
Mountain 74.9 74.7 32.9 31.2 28.7 26.7
Pacific 69.4 70.9 28.0 28.8 23.1 23.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 72.9 73.3 31.7 31.5 26.5 26.7
Small Metro 76.7 76.0 33.4 31.5 29.4 27.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 76.3 74.9 32.8 30.7 28.8 27.2
< 250K Pop. 77.7 78.3 34.5 33.0 30.6 28.8
Nonmetro 78.4 78.8 37.2 38.2 33.7 35.0
Urbanized 78.9 80.0 37.7 36.3 33.4 33.2
Less Urbanized 78.8 78.4 37.6 40.2 34.9 36.6
Completely Rural 75.1 75.9 33.7 36.0 30.2 34.4
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 165,393 167,179 80,008 79,803 67,932 68,085
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 30,186 30,454 13,845 13,730 11,524 11,593
New England 8,279 8,434 3,576 3,600 2,899 2,905
Middle Atlantic 21,907 22,020 10,269 10,130 8,625 8,688
Midwest 38,751 38,555 19,512 18,964 16,759 16,081
East North Central 26,850 26,873 13,446 13,542 11,636 11,461
West North Central 11,901 11,682 6,066a 5,423 5,123 4,620
South 60,379 61,087 30,035 30,263 26,006 26,714
South Atlantic 32,326 32,683 15,701 15,261 13,585 13,388
East South Central 10,143 10,320 5,167 5,612 4,631 5,125
West South Central 17,910 18,084 9,167 9,390 7,791 8,201
West 36,077 37,084 16,616 16,846 13,642 13,697
Mountain 11,452 11,695 5,530 5,373 4,747 4,503
Pacific 24,625 25,389 11,086 11,473 8,895 9,193
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 85,882 86,678 40,785 40,803 33,700 33,913
Small Metro 50,689 51,357 24,385 23,728 21,005 20,426
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 33,591 33,535 16,008 15,354 13,756 13,290
< 250K Pop. 17,097 17,822 8,376 8,373 7,248 7,137
Nonmetro 28,822 29,145 14,838 15,272 13,227 13,746
Urbanized 11,812 12,280 6,155 6,131 5,380 5,452
Less Urbanized 13,858 14,088 7,168 7,751 6,503 6,985
Completely Rural 3,152 2,776 1,514 1,389 1,344 1,309
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 74.3 74.3 35.9 35.5 30.5 30.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 72.9 73.0 33.4 32.9 27.8 27.8
New England 76.2 77.2 32.9 32.9 26.7 26.6
Middle Atlantic 71.7 71.5 33.6 32.9 28.2 28.2
Midwest 78.8 78.0 39.7 38.4 34.1 32.5
East North Central 78.1 77.9 39.1 39.2 33.9 33.2
West North Central 80.3 78.2 40.9a 36.3 34.6a 30.9
South 74.7 74.6 37.2 36.9 32.2 32.6
South Atlantic 75.3 75.2 36.6 35.1 31.6 30.8
East South Central 76.5 77.0 39.0 41.9 34.9 38.3
West South Central 72.7 72.1 37.2 37.4 31.6 32.7
West 70.5 71.5 32.5 32.5 26.7 26.4
Mountain 74.0 74.1 35.7 34.1 30.7 28.5
Pacific 68.9 70.4 31.0 31.8 24.9 25.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 72.2 72.4 34.3 34.1 28.3 28.3
Small Metro 76.0 75.5 36.5 34.9 31.5 30.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 75.4 74.4 35.9 34.0 30.9 29.5
< 250K Pop. 77.2 77.6 37.8 36.5 32.7 31.1
Nonmetro 78.1 78.6 40.2 41.2 35.8 37.1
Urbanized 78.3 79.9 40.8 39.9 35.7 35.5
Less Urbanized 78.5 78.1 40.6 43.0 36.9 38.7
Completely Rural 75.6 76.1 36.3 38.1 32.2 35.8
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 161,831 162,637 70,718 70,130 60,183 59,833
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 29,178 29,343 11,982 12,177 10,244 10,372
New England 7,996 8,145 2,965 3,096 2,467 2,580
Middle Atlantic 21,181 21,198 9,017 9,081 7,777 7,792
Midwest 38,088 37,582 17,327 16,512 14,909 14,219
East North Central 26,374 26,245 11,992 11,803 10,362 10,126
West North Central 11,714 11,337 5,335a 4,709 4,547 4,094
South 59,475 59,624 26,785 26,680 22,978 23,128
South Atlantic 31,890 31,838 13,847 13,364 11,887 11,589
East South Central 10,096 10,085 4,649 4,952 4,145 4,347
West South Central 17,489 17,701 8,290 8,364 6,946 7,192
West 35,089 36,088 14,624 14,761 12,052 12,114
Mountain 10,973 11,400 4,876 4,784 4,185 4,038
Pacific 24,116 24,688 9,748 9,977 7,867 8,076
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 83,604 83,767 35,791 35,760 30,072 30,051
Small Metro 49,718 50,243 21,609 20,922 18,497 17,901
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 32,953 32,924 14,150 13,689 12,104 11,787
< 250K Pop. 16,765 17,320 7,458 7,233 6,392 6,114
Nonmetro 28,508 28,626 13,318 13,448 11,614 11,881
Urbanized 11,617 12,121 5,494 5,431 4,724 4,790
Less Urbanized 13,785 13,735 6,563 6,822 5,807 5,990
Completely Rural 3,106 2,771 1,261 1,194 1,083 1,101
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 65.3 65.1 28.5 28.1 24.3 24.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 63.6 63.7 26.1 26.4 22.3 22.5
New England 66.5 67.5 24.7 25.7 20.5 21.4
Middle Atlantic 62.6 62.3 26.6 26.7 23.0 22.9
Midwest 69.5 68.4 31.6 30.0 27.2 25.9
East North Central 68.9 68.4 31.3 30.8 27.1 26.4
West North Central 71.0 68.4 32.3a 28.4 27.6 24.7
South 66.1 65.5 29.8 29.3 25.5 25.4
South Atlantic 67.0 66.3 29.1 27.8 25.0 24.1
East South Central 68.5 67.9 31.6 33.3 28.1 29.2
West South Central 63.3 63.0 30.0 29.8 25.1 25.6
West 61.3 62.4 25.6 25.5 21.1 21.0
Mountain 63.5 64.8 28.2 27.2 24.2 23.0
Pacific 60.4 61.4 24.4 24.8 19.7 20.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 63.0 62.9 27.0 26.9 22.7 22.6
Small Metro 67.1 66.6 29.2 27.7 25.0 23.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 66.5 65.8 28.6 27.4 24.4 23.6
< 250K Pop. 68.3 68.0 30.4 28.4 26.0 24.0
Nonmetro 69.4 69.4 32.4 32.6 28.3 28.8
Urbanized 69.1 70.6 32.7 31.6 28.1 27.9
Less Urbanized 70.1 68.5 33.4 34.0 29.5 29.9
Completely Rural 67.6 68.8 27.4 29.7 23.6 27.4
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 5,987 5,750 3,973 3,762 2,495a 2,282
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 925 941 639 612 407 374
New England 253 242 173 158 119a 80
Middle Atlantic 671 699 466 454 289 294
Midwest 1,451 1,343 987 897 627 587
East North Central 1,040 955 703 632 456 411
West North Central 411 388 284 265 171 175
South 2,388 2,220 1,555a 1,388 990b 827
South Atlantic 1,163 1,127 750 703 488 422
East South Central 473 412 289 257 189 161
West South Central 753 681 516a 428 314a 245
West 1,222 1,246 791 866 471 494
Mountain 415 432 281 298 176 170
Pacific 807 815 510 568 295 324
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,832 2,719 1,890 1,802 1,142 1,068
Small Metro 1,878 1,801 1,227 1,178 769 712
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,229 1,181 806 808 515 474
< 250K Pop. 650 620 421 370 254 239
Nonmetro 1,276 1,230 856 782 584a 502
Urbanized 523 506 354 329 243 215
Less Urbanized 635 585 431 366 302a 234
Completely Rural 118 138 71 87 39 54
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 23.7 23.1 15.7 15.1 9.9a 9.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 20.7 21.5 14.3 14.0 9.1 8.6
New England 21.9 21.4 15.0 14.0 10.3a 7.1
Middle Atlantic 20.3 21.5 14.1 14.0 8.7 9.1
Midwest 25.8 24.4 17.6 16.3 11.2 10.6
East North Central 26.4 24.7 17.8 16.3 11.6 10.6
West North Central 24.6 23.6 17.0 16.1 10.2 10.7
South 26.2 24.5 17.0a 15.3 10.8b 9.1
South Atlantic 25.1 24.6 16.2 15.4 10.5 9.2
East South Central 31.9 28.1 19.5 17.5 12.7 10.9
West South Central 25.0 22.7 17.2a 14.2 10.4a 8.1
West 20.2 20.9 13.1 14.5 7.8 8.3
Mountain 23.0 23.9 15.6 16.5 9.7 9.4
Pacific 19.1 19.6 12.1 13.7 7.0 7.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 20.7 20.4 13.8 13.5 8.3 8.0
Small Metro 25.5 24.3 16.6 15.9 10.4 9.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 24.7 24.1 16.2 16.5 10.3 9.7
< 250K Pop. 27.1 24.7 17.6a 14.7 10.6 9.5
Nonmetro 30.6 29.4 20.5 18.7 14.0a 12.0
Urbanized 30.4 28.3 20.6 18.4 14.2 12.0
Less Urbanized 31.4 29.0 21.3a 18.1 14.9b 11.6
Completely Rural 27.6a 36.6 16.6a 23.1 9.2a 14.3
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 21,206 21,201 14,787 14,865 11,845 11,774
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,664a 3,841 2,505a 2,677 2,019 2,115
New England 987 1,054 659 712 527 550
Middle Atlantic 2,677 2,787 1,846 1,966 1,492 1,565
Midwest 5,054 5,019 3,648 3,641 2,984 2,972
East North Central 3,491 3,419 2,560 2,477 2,094 2,038
West North Central 1,563 1,600 1,088 1,165 889 934
South 7,572 7,422 5,301 5,232 4,357 4,267
South Atlantic 3,860 3,708 2,671 2,608 2,185 2,119
East South Central 1,232 1,222 904 901 775 749
West South Central 2,480 2,492 1,726 1,723 1,397 1,398
West 4,916 4,919 3,333 3,315 2,486 2,421
Mountain 1,511 1,540 1,089 1,032 865 774
Pacific 3,405 3,380 2,244 2,283 1,621 1,646
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,825 10,960 7,383 7,501 5,857 5,825
Small Metro 6,754 6,652 4,782 4,725 3,833 3,751
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,377 4,265 3,102 3,049 2,502 2,443
< 250K Pop. 2,377 2,387 1,681 1,676 1,331 1,308
Nonmetro 3,627 3,589 2,621 2,639 2,155 2,198
Urbanized 1,575 1,640 1,125 1,168 925 936
Less Urbanized 1,769 1,689 1,286 1,286 1,059 1,103
Completely Rural 282 259 211 185 170 159
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 64.8 64.4 45.2 45.1 36.2 35.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 62.1 64.2 42.4 44.7 34.2 35.3
New England 64.6 67.7 43.2 45.7 34.5 35.3
Middle Atlantic 61.2 62.9 42.2 44.4 34.1 35.3
Midwest 69.3 69.0 50.1 50.0 40.9 40.8
East North Central 69.5 67.9 50.9 49.2 41.7 40.5
West North Central 69.1 71.4 48.1 52.0 39.3 41.7
South 64.8 63.1 45.4 44.5 37.3 36.3
South Atlantic 65.4 62.2 45.2 43.7 37.0 35.5
East South Central 65.9 65.2 48.4 48.1 41.5 40.0
West South Central 63.4 63.5 44.1 43.9 35.7 35.6
West 62.6 62.2 42.4 41.9 31.7 30.6
Mountain 64.1 65.0 46.2 43.6 36.7 32.7
Pacific 61.9 61.0 40.8 41.2 29.5 29.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 62.5 61.4 42.7 42.0 33.8 32.6
Small Metro 65.4 65.9 46.3 46.8 37.1 37.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 64.7 65.2 45.8 46.6 37.0 37.3
< 250K Pop. 66.9 67.1 47.3 47.1 37.5 36.8
Nonmetro 71.1 71.9 51.4 52.9 42.3 44.0
Urbanized 69.1 71.8 49.4 51.1 40.6 41.0
Less Urbanized 72.3 71.8 52.5 54.7 43.3 46.9
Completely Rural 75.9 72.9 56.8 52.1 45.9 44.8
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 134,638 135,686 51,958 51,502 45,843 45,777
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24,589 24,561 8,838 8,888 7,818 7,883
New England 6,756 6,849 2,133 2,226 1,822 1,950
Middle Atlantic 17,833 17,712 6,705 6,661 5,996 5,933
Midwest 31,583 31,220 12,692 11,974 11,298 10,661
East North Central 21,843 21,871 8,729 8,695 7,812 7,676
West North Central 9,740 9,349 3,963b 3,279 3,487a 2,985
South 49,516 49,982 19,929 20,060 17,631 18,034
South Atlantic 26,867 27,004 10,425 10,053 9,214 9,047
East South Central 8,392 8,451 3,456 3,794 3,181 3,437
West South Central 14,257 14,528 6,047 6,213 5,236 5,549
West 28,951 29,922 10,500 10,580 9,096 9,199
Mountain 9,046 9,429 3,507 3,454 3,145 3,094
Pacific 19,904 20,493 6,994 7,126 5,951 6,106
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69,947 70,088 26,518 26,456 23,073 23,158
Small Metro 41,086 41,790 15,600 15,019 13,895 13,438
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 27,348 27,478 10,243 9,831 9,088 8,870
< 250K Pop. 13,738 14,312 5,357 5,187 4,807 4,568
Nonmetro 23,606 23,808 9,841 10,027 8,875 9,181
Urbanized 9,519 9,974 4,015 3,935 3,555 3,639
Less Urbanized 11,381 11,460 4,847 5,170 4,446 4,653
Completely Rural 2,706 2,374 979 923 874 889
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 70.9 70.7 27.4 26.8 24.1 23.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 69.2 68.7 24.9 24.9 22.0 22.1
New England 72.3 73.1 22.8 23.8 19.5 20.8
Middle Atlantic 68.1 67.2 25.6 25.3 22.9 22.5
Midwest 75.4 74.0 30.3 28.4 27.0 25.3
East North Central 74.5 74.2 29.8 29.5 26.6 26.0
West North Central 77.5a 73.6 31.5b 25.8 27.8a 23.5
South 71.6 71.3 28.8 28.6 25.5 25.7
South Atlantic 72.6 72.1 28.2 26.8 24.9 24.1
East South Central 73.7 73.4 30.4 32.9 28.0 29.8
West South Central 68.8 68.7 29.2 29.4 25.3 26.2
West 66.8 68.1 24.2 24.1 21.0 20.9
Mountain 69.0 70.3 26.7 25.8 24.0 23.1
Pacific 65.9 67.2 23.1 23.4 19.7 20.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 68.8 68.8 26.1 26.0 22.7 22.7
Small Metro 72.9 72.1 27.7 25.9 24.6 23.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 72.3 71.3 27.1 25.5 24.0 23.0
< 250K Pop. 73.9 73.7 28.8 26.7 25.9 23.5
Nonmetro 74.2 74.2 30.9 31.3 27.9 28.6
Urbanized 74.3 76.2 31.3 30.0 27.8 27.8
Less Urbanized 74.9 73.1 31.9 33.0 29.3 29.7
Completely Rural 71.2 72.1 25.8 28.0 23.0 27.0
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 155,844 156,887 66,745 66,368 57,688 57,551
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 28,253 28,402 11,343 11,565 9,837 9,998
New England 7,743 7,903 2,792 2,938 2,349 2,500
Middle Atlantic 20,510 20,499 8,551 8,627 7,488 7,498
Midwest 36,637 36,240 16,340 15,615 14,282 13,633
East North Central 25,334 25,290 11,289 11,171 9,906 9,715
West North Central 11,303 10,949 5,051a 4,444 4,376 3,918
South 57,087 57,404 25,230 25,292 21,988 22,300
South Atlantic 30,727 30,712 13,096 12,661 11,399 11,167
East South Central 9,624 9,673 4,360 4,695 3,956 4,187
West South Central 16,737 17,020 7,773 7,936 6,632 6,947
West 33,867 34,842 13,833 13,895 11,581 11,620
Mountain 10,557 10,969 4,595 4,486 4,009 3,868
Pacific 23,309 23,873 9,238 9,409 7,572 7,752
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 80,772 81,048 33,901 33,958 28,930 28,983
Small Metro 47,840 48,443 20,382 19,744 17,728 17,189
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 31,724 31,743 13,344 12,881 11,589 11,313
< 250K Pop. 16,115 16,700 7,038 6,863 6,139 5,876
Nonmetro 27,233 27,397 12,462 12,666 11,030 11,379
Urbanized 11,095 11,614 5,140 5,102 4,480 4,575
Less Urbanized 13,150 13,149 6,132 6,456 5,505 5,756
Completely Rural 2,988 2,633 1,190 1,107 1,044 1,048
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 70.0 69.8 30.0 29.5 25.9 25.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 68.2 68.1 27.4 27.7 23.7 24.0
New England 71.2 72.3 25.7 26.9 21.6 22.9
Middle Atlantic 67.1 66.6 28.0 28.0 24.5 24.3
Midwest 74.5 73.3 33.2 31.6 29.0 27.6
East North Central 73.7 73.3 32.9 32.4 28.8 28.1
West North Central 76.2 73.3 34.1a 29.8 29.5 26.2
South 70.6 70.1 31.2 30.9 27.2 27.2
South Atlantic 71.6 70.7 30.5 29.1 26.5 25.7
East South Central 72.6 72.2 32.9 35.1 29.9 31.3
West South Central 68.0 67.9 31.6 31.6 26.9 27.7
West 66.2 67.2 27.0 26.8 22.6 22.4
Mountain 68.3 69.5 29.7 28.4 25.9 24.5
Pacific 65.3 66.2 25.9 26.1 21.2 21.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 67.9 67.7 28.5 28.3 24.3 24.2
Small Metro 71.7 71.2 30.5 29.0 26.6 25.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 71.2 70.4 29.9 28.6 26.0 25.1
< 250K Pop. 72.8 72.7 31.8 29.9 27.7 25.6
Nonmetro 73.8 73.9 33.8 34.2 29.9 30.7
Urbanized 73.5 75.5 34.1 33.2 29.7 29.7
Less Urbanized 74.5 72.9 34.8 35.8 31.2 31.9
Completely Rural 71.6 72.1 28.5 30.3 25.0 28.7
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 45,057 45,958 11,047 11,826 8,059 8,706
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 6,325 6,160 1,272 1,415 853 999
New England 1,666 1,594 355 274 221 172
Middle Atlantic 4,659 4,566 917 1,141 632 827
Midwest 11,431 11,384 3,066 2,856 2,190 2,125
East North Central 7,502 7,428 1,923 1,933 1,397 1,455
West North Central 3,930 3,956 1,143 923 792 671
South 17,300 18,176 4,479a 5,099 3,422 3,985
South Atlantic 8,557 8,710 2,009 2,192 1,471 1,657
East South Central 3,478 3,842 974 1,244 775 1,008
West South Central 5,264 5,624 1,496 1,663 1,175 1,321
West 10,002 10,238 2,230 2,456 1,595 1,596
Mountain 3,806 4,110 957 940 710 590
Pacific 6,195 6,127 1,273 1,515 885 1,005
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 19,293 19,038 3,865 4,114 2,714 2,818
Small Metro 14,483 15,634 3,733 4,089 2,579 3,022
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 8,607a 9,594 2,137 2,456 1,478 1,711
< 250K Pop. 5,876 6,041 1,596 1,633 1,101 1,311
Nonmetro 11,282 11,286 3,449 3,623 2,766 2,866
Urbanized 4,485 4,267 1,377 1,117 1,093a 850
Less Urbanized 5,505 5,880 1,679a 2,089 1,349a 1,693
Completely Rural 1,293 1,139 393 417 323 322
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 18.2 18.4 4.5 4.7 3.3 3.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 13.8 13.4 2.8 3.1 1.9 2.2
New England 13.9 13.2 3.0 2.3 1.8 1.4
Middle Atlantic 13.8 13.4 2.7 3.4 1.9 2.4
Midwest 20.9 20.7 5.6 5.2 4.0 3.9
East North Central 19.6 19.4 5.0 5.0 3.6 3.8
West North Central 23.8 23.9 6.9a 5.6 4.8 4.0
South 19.2 20.0 5.0 5.6 3.8 4.4
South Atlantic 18.0 18.1 4.2 4.6 3.1 3.5
East South Central 23.6 25.9 6.6 8.4 5.3 6.8
West South Central 19.0 20.0 5.4 5.9 4.3 4.7
West 17.5 17.7 3.9 4.2 2.8 2.8
Mountain 22.0 23.4 5.5 5.3 4.1 3.4
Pacific 15.5 15.2 3.2 3.8 2.2 2.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 14.5 14.3 2.9 3.1 2.0 2.1
Small Metro 19.5 20.7 5.0 5.4 3.5 4.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 17.4a 19.2 4.3 4.9 3.0 3.4
< 250K Pop. 23.9 23.7 6.5 6.4 4.5 5.1
Nonmetro 27.5 27.4 8.4 8.8 6.7 6.9
Urbanized 26.7 24.9 8.2a 6.5 6.5a 5.0
Less Urbanized 28.0 29.3 8.5a 10.4 6.9a 8.4
Completely Rural 28.1 28.3 8.6 10.4 7.0 8.0
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 1,961 1,819 1,306 1,219 620 555
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 247 271 175 202 81 91
New England 64 61 43 48 17 18
Middle Atlantic 183 210 132 155 64 73
Midwest 484 436 323 285 149 147
East North Central 321 296 218 198 99 99
West North Central 162 140 105 88 50 49
South 897 797 589 529 303 243
South Atlantic 421 388 271 265 142 122
East South Central 222 190 152 130 84a 54
West South Central 254 219 167 134 77 67
West 333 315 218 202 87 73
Mountain 133 143 84 99 37 37
Pacific 200 172 135 103 50 36
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 714a 596 492 418 196 171
Small Metro 596 625 384 427 166 201
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 349 393 228 268 91 125
< 250K Pop. 247 232 157 159 76 76
Nonmetro 651 598 430 373 257b 183
Urbanized 244 228 166 139 93 77
Less Urbanized 337 290 218 181 138a 86
Completely Rural 70 79 45 53 26 20
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 7.8 7.3 5.2 4.9 2.5 2.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5.5 6.2 3.9 4.6 1.8 2.1
New England 5.6 5.4 3.7 4.2 1.5 1.6
Middle Atlantic 5.5 6.5 4.0 4.8 1.9 2.3
Midwest 8.6 7.9 5.8 5.2 2.6 2.7
East North Central 8.1 7.6 5.5 5.1 2.5 2.5
West North Central 9.7 8.5 6.3 5.3 3.0 3.0
South 9.8 8.8 6.5 5.8 3.3 2.7
South Atlantic 9.1 8.5 5.8 5.8 3.1 2.7
East South Central 15.0 13.0 10.2 8.9 5.6a 3.7
West South Central 8.4 7.3 5.5 4.5 2.6 2.2
West 5.5 5.3 3.6 3.4 1.4 1.2
Mountain 7.4 7.9 4.6 5.5 2.0 2.1
Pacific 4.7 4.1 3.2 2.5 1.2 0.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5.2a 4.5 3.6 3.1 1.4 1.3
Small Metro 8.1 8.4 5.2 5.8 2.3 2.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 7.0 8.0 4.6 5.5 1.8 2.6
< 250K Pop. 10.3 9.2 6.5 6.3 3.2 3.0
Nonmetro 15.6 14.3 10.3 8.9 6.2b 4.4
Urbanized 14.2 12.8 9.7 7.8 5.4 4.3
Less Urbanized 16.6 14.4 10.8 9.0 6.8b 4.3
Completely Rural 16.5 21.1 10.6 14.1 6.1 5.3
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 6,562 6,717 2,932 2,947 1,718 1,762
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,012 993 398 395 235 203
New England 291 310 111 124 54 67
Middle Atlantic 721 683 287 271 181 137
Midwest 1,857 1,928 850 857 488 553
East North Central 1,196 1,195 547 538 311 333
West North Central 661 733 303 319 177 220
South 2,302 2,333 1,048 1,081 653 672
South Atlantic 1,101 1,084 477 470 271 272
East South Central 460 459 232 234 161 168
West South Central 741 790 338 377 221 232
West 1,391 1,463 636 614 343 334
Mountain 528 580 228 245 137 146
Pacific 863 882 408 369 205 188
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,722 2,784 1,095 1,099 596 595
Small Metro 2,259 2,321 1,043 1,014 608 602
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,408 1,373 646 587 386 342
< 250K Pop. 851 948 397 427 222 261
Nonmetro 1,581 1,613 794 834 514 566
Urbanized 668 667 324 315 202 215
Less Urbanized 773 809 390 454 266 310
Completely Rural 140 137 81 65 46 41
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 20.0 20.4 9.0 8.9 5.2 5.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 17.2 16.6 6.7 6.6 4.0 3.4
New England 19.0 19.9 7.3 8.0 3.5 4.3
Middle Atlantic 16.5 15.4 6.6 6.1 4.1 3.1
Midwest 25.5 26.5 11.7 11.8 6.7 7.6
East North Central 23.8 23.7 10.9 10.7 6.2 6.6
West North Central 29.2 32.7 13.4 14.3 7.8 9.8
South 19.7 19.8 9.0 9.2 5.6 5.7
South Atlantic 18.6 18.2 8.1 7.9 4.6 4.6
East South Central 24.6 24.5 12.4 12.5 8.6 9.0
West South Central 18.9 20.1 8.6 9.6 5.7 5.9
West 17.7 18.5 8.1 7.8 4.4 4.2
Mountain 22.4 24.5 9.7 10.3 5.8 6.2
Pacific 15.7 15.9 7.4 6.7 3.7 3.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.7 15.6 6.3 6.2 3.4 3.3
Small Metro 21.9 23.0 10.1 10.0 5.9 6.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.8 21.0 9.5 9.0 5.7 5.2
< 250K Pop. 24.0 26.6 11.2 12.0 6.3 7.3
Nonmetro 31.0 32.3 15.6 16.7 10.1 11.3
Urbanized 29.3 29.2 14.2 13.8 8.9 9.4
Less Urbanized 31.6 34.4 15.9a 19.3 10.9 13.2
Completely Rural 37.6 38.5 21.7 18.4 12.4 11.5
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 36,534 37,421 6,810a 7,661 5,722 6,388
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,065 4,895 699 817 538 704
New England 1,310 1,223 201 102 151 87
Middle Atlantic 3,755 3,673 498 715 387a 617
Midwest 9,091 9,020 1,893 1,714 1,553 1,425
East North Central 5,985 5,937 1,158 1,198 987 1,024
West North Central 3,106 3,083 735a 516 566 402
South 14,101 15,046 2,842a 3,490 2,466a 3,070
South Atlantic 7,035 7,238 1,261 1,457 1,058 1,262
East South Central 2,796 3,193 590a 880 531a 785
West South Central 4,269 4,615 991 1,152 877 1,023
West 8,277 8,460 1,375 1,640 1,165 1,189
Mountain 3,145 3,387 645 596 536 407
Pacific 5,132 5,073 730 1,044 629 781
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15,856 15,658 2,279 2,597 1,923 2,052
Small Metro 11,628 12,689 2,305 2,648 1,805 2,219
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 6,850a 7,828 1,263 1,601 1,002 1,244
< 250K Pop. 4,777 4,861 1,042 1,046 803 975
Nonmetro 9,050 9,075 2,226 2,416 1,994 2,117
Urbanized 3,573 3,372 887 663 799a 558
Less Urbanized 4,394 4,780 1,071a 1,454 945a 1,298
Completely Rural 1,082 922 267 299 251 261
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 19.2 19.5 3.6 4.0 3.0 3.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14.3 13.7 2.0 2.3 1.5 2.0
New England 14.0 13.0 2.2 1.1 1.6 0.9
Middle Atlantic 14.3 13.9 1.9 2.7 1.5 2.3
Midwest 21.7 21.4 4.5 4.1 3.7 3.4
East North Central 20.4 20.1 3.9 4.1 3.4 3.5
West North Central 24.7 24.3 5.9a 4.1 4.5 3.2
South 20.4 21.4 4.1a 5.0 3.6a 4.4
South Atlantic 19.0 19.3 3.4 3.9 2.9 3.4
East South Central 24.6 27.7 5.2a 7.6 4.7 6.8
West South Central 20.6 21.8 4.8 5.4 4.2 4.8
West 19.1 19.3 3.2 3.7 2.7 2.7
Mountain 24.0 25.3 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.0
Pacific 17.0 16.6 2.4 3.4 2.1 2.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.6 15.4 2.2 2.5 1.9 2.0
Small Metro 20.6 21.9 4.1 4.6 3.2 3.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18.1a 20.3 3.3 4.2 2.7 3.2
< 250K Pop. 25.7 25.0 5.6 5.4 4.3 5.0
Nonmetro 28.5 28.3 7.0 7.5 6.3 6.6
Urbanized 27.9 25.7 6.9a 5.1 6.2a 4.3
Less Urbanized 28.9 30.5 7.1a 9.3 6.2a 8.3
Completely Rural 28.5 28.0 7.0 9.1 6.6 7.9
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 43,096 44,139 9,742 10,607 7,440 8,150
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 6,078 5,889 1,098 1,212 773 908
New England 1,601 1,533 312 227 204 154
Middle Atlantic 4,476 4,356 785 986 568 754
Midwest 10,948 10,948 2,743 2,571 2,041 1,978
East North Central 7,181 7,132 1,705 1,735 1,298 1,356
West North Central 3,767 3,816 1,038 836 743 622
South 16,403 17,379 3,890a 4,570 3,119a 3,742
South Atlantic 8,136 8,322 1,738 1,927 1,329 1,534
East South Central 3,256 3,652 822a 1,114 692a 954
West South Central 5,010 5,405 1,329 1,529 1,098 1,254
West 9,668 9,923 2,012 2,254 1,508 1,522
Mountain 3,673 3,967 873 841 673 553
Pacific 5,995 5,956 1,138 1,413 834 969
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 18,578 18,442 3,374 3,696 2,518 2,647
Small Metro 13,887 15,009 3,348 3,661 2,413 2,821
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 8,258a 9,201 1,909 2,188 1,388 1,585
< 250K Pop. 5,629 5,808 1,440 1,473 1,025 1,235
Nonmetro 10,631 10,687 3,020 3,250 2,509 2,683
Urbanized 4,241 4,039 1,211 978 1,001 773
Less Urbanized 5,168 5,589 1,461b 1,908 1,211b 1,608
Completely Rural 1,222 1,059 348 364 297 302
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 19.4 19.6 4.4 4.7 3.3 3.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14.7 14.1 2.6 2.9 1.9 2.2
New England 14.7 14.0 2.9 2.1 1.9 1.4
Middle Atlantic 14.7 14.1 2.6 3.2 1.9 2.4
Midwest 22.3 22.1 5.6 5.2 4.1 4.0
East North Central 20.9 20.7 5.0 5.0 3.8 3.9
West North Central 25.4 25.6 7.0 5.6 5.0 4.2
South 20.3 21.2 4.8a 5.6 3.9a 4.6
South Atlantic 19.0 19.2 4.0 4.4 3.1 3.5
East South Central 24.6 27.3 6.2a 8.3 5.2 7.1
West South Central 20.3 21.6 5.4 6.1 4.5 5.0
West 18.9 19.1 3.9 4.3 2.9 2.9
Mountain 23.7 25.1 5.6 5.3 4.4 3.5
Pacific 16.8 16.5 3.2 3.9 2.3 2.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.6 15.4 2.8 3.1 2.1 2.2
Small Metro 20.8 22.1 5.0 5.4 3.6 4.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18.5a 20.4 4.3 4.9 3.1 3.5
< 250K Pop. 25.4 25.3 6.5 6.4 4.6 5.4
Nonmetro 28.8 28.8 8.2 8.8 6.8 7.2
Urbanized 28.1 26.3 8.0a 6.4 6.6a 5.0
Less Urbanized 29.3 31.0 8.3b 10.6 6.9a 8.9
Completely Rural 29.3 29.0 8.3 10.0 7.1 8.3
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 88,522 89,765 26,649 26,282 13,300 13,225
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15,373 15,765 4,541 4,384 2,227 2,103
New England 4,442 4,386 1,310 1,310 593 536
Middle Atlantic 10,931 11,379 3,231 3,074 1,634 1,567
Midwest 21,508 22,155 6,453 6,793 3,166 3,331
East North Central 14,874 15,107 4,563 4,835 2,290 2,443
West North Central 6,634 7,048 1,890 1,958 875 887
South 30,851 31,002 9,717 8,979 5,138 5,128
South Atlantic 16,308 16,553 5,142 4,711 2,823 2,750
East South Central 5,129 5,234 1,564 1,540 865 853
West South Central 9,414 9,215 3,011 2,727 1,451 1,524
West 20,790 20,843 5,938 6,127 2,769 2,665
Mountain 6,927 6,645 2,088 1,865 1,030 796
Pacific 13,862 14,198 3,850 4,262 1,739 1,869
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 45,674 46,993 14,344 14,389 6,853 7,332
Small Metro 27,583 27,867 8,287 7,944 4,290 3,910
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18,152 18,283 5,622 5,184 2,998a 2,554
< 250K Pop. 9,431 9,584 2,665 2,760 1,292 1,356
Nonmetro 15,265 14,905 4,018 3,950 2,157 1,983
Urbanized 6,652 6,443 1,767 1,794 955 888
Less Urbanized 7,086 7,053 1,920 1,879 1,052 941
Completely Rural 1,527 1,409 331 277 150 155
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 35.7 35.9 10.8 10.5 5.4 5.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 33.5 34.2 9.9 9.5 4.9 4.6
New England 36.9 36.4 10.9 10.9 4.9 4.4
Middle Atlantic 32.3 33.4 9.5 9.0 4.8 4.6
Midwest 39.2 40.3 11.8 12.4 5.8 6.1
East North Central 38.8 39.4 11.9 12.6 6.0 6.4
West North Central 40.2 42.5 11.5 11.8 5.3 5.4
South 34.3 34.1 10.8a 9.9 5.7 5.6
South Atlantic 34.3 34.5 10.8 9.8 5.9 5.7
East South Central 34.8 35.2 10.6 10.4 5.9 5.7
West South Central 34.1 32.8 10.9 9.7 5.3 5.4
West 36.3 36.1 10.4 10.6 4.8 4.6
Mountain 40.1 37.8 12.1 10.6 6.0a 4.5
Pacific 34.7 35.3 9.6 10.6 4.4 4.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 34.4 35.3 10.8 10.8 5.2 5.5
Small Metro 37.2 36.9 11.2 10.5 5.8 5.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36.6 36.6 11.3 10.4 6.0a 5.1
< 250K Pop. 38.4 37.6 10.9 10.8 5.3 5.3
Nonmetro 37.2 36.1 9.8 9.6 5.3 4.8
Urbanized 39.6 37.5 10.5 10.4 5.7 5.2
Less Urbanized 36.0 35.2 9.8 9.4 5.3 4.7
Completely Rural 33.2 35.0 7.2 6.9 3.3 3.8
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 3,290 3,119 2,373b 2,127 1,073a 951
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 542 523 394 379 185 166
New England 173 155 130 120 53 44
Middle Atlantic 369 368 264 259 131 122
Midwest 796 773 599a 523 271 251
East North Central 580 560 434a 364 211 180
West North Central 217 213 165 160 60 71
South 1,232a 1,071 870b 691 403a 329
South Atlantic 574 570 419 371 196 168
East South Central 253b 188 168b 101 77 53
West South Central 405a 312 283a 219 130 108
West 720 752 510 534 214 205
Mountain 257 272 173 191 82 66
Pacific 463 480 337 343 132 139
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,606 1,529 1,146 1,104 516 491
Small Metro 1,023 1,024 740 655 323 285
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 659 655 475 421 206 177
< 250K Pop. 364 369 265 234 117 107
Nonmetro 661a 566 486b 369 234a 176
Urbanized 273 256 204 177 101 82
Less Urbanized 334a 259 252b 161 123a 80
Completely Rural 53 51 30 30 11 14
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 13.0 12.5 9.4a 8.5 4.3 3.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12.2 12.0 8.8 8.7 4.1 3.8
New England 15.0 13.7 11.3 10.6 4.6 3.9
Middle Atlantic 11.2 11.4 8.0 8.0 4.0 3.7
Midwest 14.2 14.0 10.7 9.5 4.8 4.6
East North Central 14.7 14.5 11.0a 9.4 5.4 4.6
West North Central 12.9 13.0 9.8 9.7 3.6 4.3
South 13.5a 11.8 9.5b 7.6 4.4a 3.6
South Atlantic 12.4 12.5 9.0 8.1 4.2 3.7
East South Central 17.1b 12.8 11.3b 6.9 5.2 3.6
West South Central 13.5a 10.4 9.4a 7.3 4.3 3.6
West 11.9 12.6 8.4 9.0 3.5 3.4
Mountain 14.2 15.0 9.6 10.6 4.5 3.7
Pacific 10.9 11.6 8.0 8.3 3.1 3.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 11.7 11.5 8.4 8.3 3.8 3.7
Small Metro 13.9 13.8 10.0 8.8 4.4 3.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 13.2 13.4 9.5 8.6 4.1 3.6
< 250K Pop. 15.2 14.7 11.1 9.3 4.9 4.3
Nonmetro 15.9a 13.5 11.7b 8.8 5.6a 4.2
Urbanized 15.9 14.3 11.9 9.9 5.9 4.6
Less Urbanized 16.5b 12.9 12.4b 8.0 6.1b 3.9
Completely Rural 12.5 13.4 7.1 8.1 2.5 3.8
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 13,887 13,792 7,756 7,601 3,887 3,770
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,380 2,484 1,348 1,344 626 670
New England 710 723 428 385 196 185
Middle Atlantic 1,670 1,761 920 959 429 485
Midwest 3,511 3,483 1,980 1,996 1,002 986
East North Central 2,401 2,343 1,369 1,338 706 669
West North Central 1,109 1,139 611 657 297 317
South 4,704 4,512 2,593 2,588 1,400 1,374
South Atlantic 2,425a 2,219 1,349 1,240 697 653
East South Central 764 780 445 470 260 259
West South Central 1,515 1,513 799 877 443 462
West 3,293 3,313 1,836 1,674 859 740
Mountain 1,069 1,079 611 573 284 248
Pacific 2,224 2,234 1,225 1,101 575 492
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 6,975 7,050 3,867 3,877 1,971 1,939
Small Metro 4,576 4,524 2,539 2,493 1,221 1,230
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,955 2,866 1,624 1,544 799 776
< 250K Pop. 1,621 1,658 915 949 422 454
Nonmetro 2,337 2,219 1,350 1,231 695 600
Urbanized 1,111 1,070 676 586 351 289
Less Urbanized 1,068 1,004 594 576 304 289
Completely Rural 157 145 81 69 40 22
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 42.4 41.9 23.7 23.1 11.9 11.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 40.3 41.5 22.8 22.4 10.6 11.2
New England 46.5 46.4 28.0 24.7 12.9 11.9
Middle Atlantic 38.2 39.8 21.0 21.6 9.8 10.9
Midwest 48.2 47.9 27.2 27.4 13.8 13.6
East North Central 47.8 46.5 27.2 26.6 14.0 13.3
West North Central 49.0 50.9 27.0 29.3 13.1 14.2
South 40.2 38.4 22.2 22.0 12.0 11.7
South Atlantic 41.1b 37.2 22.8 20.8 11.8 10.9
East South Central 40.9 41.6 23.8 25.1 13.9 13.8
West South Central 38.7 38.6 20.4 22.3 11.3 11.8
West 41.9 41.9 23.4 21.2 10.9 9.4
Mountain 45.4 45.6 25.9 24.2 12.1 10.5
Pacific 40.5 40.3 22.3 19.9 10.5 8.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 40.3 39.5 22.3 21.7 11.4 10.9
Small Metro 44.3 44.8 24.6 24.7 11.8 12.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 43.6 43.8 24.0 23.6 11.8 11.9
< 250K Pop. 45.6 46.6 25.7 26.7 11.9 12.8
Nonmetro 45.8 44.4 26.5 24.7 13.6 12.0
Urbanized 48.7 46.8 29.7a 25.7 15.4a 12.7
Less Urbanized 43.7 42.7 24.3 24.5 12.4 12.3
Completely Rural 42.3 40.9 21.7 19.3 10.8 6.3
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 71,345 72,853 16,519 16,554 8,340 8,504
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12,450 12,757 2,799 2,661 1,417 1,267
New England 3,558 3,509 752 805 343 306
Middle Atlantic 8,892 9,249 2,048 1,856 1,074 960
Midwest 17,201 17,899 3,874 4,274 1,892 2,094
East North Central 11,892 12,203 2,760 3,133 1,374 1,595
West North Central 5,309 5,695 1,114 1,141 518 499
South 24,916 25,419 6,254 5,700 3,335 3,424
South Atlantic 13,310 13,764 3,374 3,100 1,930 1,929
East South Central 4,111 4,266 951 969 527 541
West South Central 7,495 7,389 1,929 1,631 877 954
West 16,777 16,778 3,592 3,919 1,696 1,719
Mountain 5,602 5,294 1,303 1,101 664 482
Pacific 11,175 11,484 2,289 2,817 1,032 1,237
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37,093 38,414 9,331 9,408 4,367 4,902
Small Metro 21,984 22,319 5,007 4,796 2,746 2,395
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 14,538 14,762 3,523 3,219 1,993 1,601
< 250K Pop. 7,446 7,557 1,484 1,577 753 795
Nonmetro 12,268 12,119 2,181 2,350 1,227 1,207
Urbanized 5,267 5,117 887 1,030 503 517
Less Urbanized 5,684 5,789 1,074 1,143 625 573
Completely Rural 1,316 1,213 220 178 99 118
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 37.6 37.9 8.7 8.6 4.4 4.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 35.1 35.7 7.9 7.4 4.0 3.5
New England 38.1 37.4 8.0 8.6 3.7 3.3
Middle Atlantic 34.0 35.1 7.8 7.0 4.1 3.6
Midwest 41.1 42.4 9.2 10.1 4.5 5.0
East North Central 40.5 41.4 9.4 10.6 4.7 5.4
West North Central 42.3 44.9 8.9 9.0 4.1 3.9
South 36.0 36.2 9.0 8.1 4.8 4.9
South Atlantic 35.9 36.7 9.1 8.3 5.2 5.1
East South Central 36.1 37.0 8.4 8.4 4.6 4.7
West South Central 36.2 34.9 9.3 7.7 4.2 4.5
West 38.7 38.2 8.3 8.9 3.9 3.9
Mountain 42.7 39.5 9.9 8.2 5.1 3.6
Pacific 37.0 37.6 7.6 9.2 3.4 4.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 36.5 37.7 9.2 9.2 4.3 4.8
Small Metro 39.0 38.5 8.9 8.3 4.9 4.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.5 38.3 9.3 8.3 5.3a 4.2
< 250K Pop. 40.0 38.9 8.0 8.1 4.1 4.1
Nonmetro 38.6 37.8 6.9 7.3 3.9 3.8
Urbanized 41.1 39.1 6.9 7.9 3.9 3.9
Less Urbanized 37.4 36.9 7.1 7.3 4.1 3.7
Completely Rural 34.6 36.8 5.8 5.4 2.6 3.6
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 85,231 86,645 24,276 24,155 12,227 12,274
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14,830 15,241 4,147 4,005 2,043 1,937
New England 4,269 4,231 1,180 1,190 540 492
Middle Atlantic 10,562 11,010 2,967 2,815 1,503 1,445
Midwest 20,711 21,382 5,854 6,270 2,895 3,080
East North Central 14,294 14,547 4,128 4,471 2,079 2,264
West North Central 6,418 6,835 1,725 1,798 815 816
South 29,620 29,931 8,847 8,288 4,735 4,798
South Atlantic 15,735 15,983 4,723 4,340 2,627 2,582
East South Central 4,875 5,046 1,396 1,439 787 800
West South Central 9,010 8,902 2,728 2,508 1,321 1,417
West 20,070 20,091 5,428 5,593 2,555 2,459
Mountain 6,671 6,373 1,915 1,674 948 730
Pacific 13,399 13,718 3,514 3,919 1,607 1,729
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 44,067 45,464 13,198 13,285 6,338 6,841
Small Metro 26,560 26,843 7,547 7,289 3,967 3,625
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 17,493 17,628 5,147 4,763 2,792 2,377
< 250K Pop. 9,067 9,215 2,399 2,526 1,175 1,248
Nonmetro 14,604 14,339 3,531 3,581 1,922 1,808
Urbanized 6,379 6,187 1,563 1,616 854 806
Less Urbanized 6,752 6,793 1,667 1,718 929 861
Completely Rural 1,473 1,359 301 246 139 140
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 38.3 38.5 10.9 10.7 5.5 5.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 35.8 36.5 10.0 9.6 4.9 4.6
New England 39.3 38.7 10.9 10.9 5.0 4.5
Middle Atlantic 34.6 35.8 9.7 9.1 4.9 4.7
Midwest 42.1 43.2 11.9 12.7 5.9 6.2
East North Central 41.6 42.1 12.0 13.0 6.1 6.6
West North Central 43.3 45.8 11.6 12.0 5.5 5.5
South 36.7 36.5 10.9 10.1 5.9 5.9
South Atlantic 36.6 36.8 11.0 10.0 6.1 5.9
East South Central 36.8 37.7 10.5 10.7 5.9 6.0
West South Central 36.6 35.5 11.1 10.0 5.4 5.6
West 39.2 38.8 10.6 10.8 5.0 4.7
Mountain 43.1 40.4 12.4 10.6 6.1a 4.6
Pacific 37.5 38.0 9.8 10.9 4.5 4.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37.0 38.0 11.1 11.1 5.3 5.7
Small Metro 39.8 39.4 11.3 10.7 5.9 5.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 39.2 39.1 11.5 10.6 6.3a 5.3
< 250K Pop. 40.9 40.1 10.8 11.0 5.3 5.4
Nonmetro 39.6 38.7 9.6 9.7 5.2 4.9
Urbanized 42.3 40.2 10.4 10.5 5.7 5.2
Less Urbanized 38.3 37.7 9.5 9.5 5.3 4.8
Completely Rural 35.3 37.2 7.2 6.8 3.3 3.8
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 203,952 205,420 162,975 164,966 126,865 128,884
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 38,335 38,884 32,162 32,861 25,775 26,085
New England 10,380 10,456 8,784 8,977 7,381 7,291
Middle Atlantic 27,955 28,428 23,378 23,884 18,394 18,794
Midwest 47,107 46,674 38,219 37,950 29,932 29,774
East North Central 32,996a 32,460 26,718 26,376 20,775 20,517
West North Central 14,111 14,214 11,501 11,573 9,157 9,257
South 72,429 72,896 55,301 55,929 42,077 43,077
South Atlantic 39,156 39,157 30,467 30,727 23,924 24,294
East South Central 11,323a 11,830 7,803 8,245 5,526 5,835
West South Central 21,950 21,909 17,030 16,957 12,627 12,947
West 46,081 46,965 37,293 38,226 29,082 29,947
Mountain 13,876a 14,431 11,007 11,341 8,697 8,839
Pacific 32,205 32,534 26,286 26,885 20,385 21,108
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 109,563 109,010 90,226 90,563 70,996 71,449
Small Metro 61,300 62,719 48,429 49,664 37,762 38,624
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 40,879 41,116 32,359 32,696 25,275 25,324
< 250K Pop. 20,421 21,604 16,069 16,968 12,487 13,301
Nonmetro 33,090 33,691 24,320 24,739 18,107 18,811
Urbanized 14,071 14,451 10,652 10,944 8,048 8,667
Less Urbanized 15,455 16,026 11,186 11,656 8,193 8,610
Completely Rural 3,564 3,213 2,482 2,139 1,867 1,534
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 82.3 82.2 65.8 66.0 51.2 51.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 83.6 84.3 70.1 71.3 56.2 56.6
New England 86.3 86.7 73.1 74.4 61.4 60.5
Middle Atlantic 82.6 83.5 69.1 70.2 54.3 55.2
Midwest 86.0 84.9 69.7 69.1 54.6 54.2
East North Central 86.2a 84.6 69.8 68.7 54.2 53.5
West North Central 85.5 85.7 69.7 69.8 55.5 55.8
South 80.5 80.1 61.5 61.5 46.8 47.4
South Atlantic 82.3 81.6 64.0 64.0 50.3 50.6
East South Central 76.9 79.6 53.0 55.5 37.5 39.3
West South Central 79.4 78.0 61.6 60.4 45.7 46.1
West 80.5 81.3 65.2 66.1 50.8 51.8
Mountain 80.3 82.1 63.7 64.5 50.3 50.3
Pacific 80.6 80.9 65.8 66.9 51.0 52.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 82.6 81.9 68.0 68.0 53.5 53.7
Small Metro 82.7 83.1 65.4 65.8 51.0 51.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 82.5 82.2 65.3 65.4 51.0 50.6
< 250K Pop. 83.2 84.8 65.5 66.6 50.9 52.2
Nonmetro 80.6 81.7 59.2 60.0 44.1 45.6
Urbanized 83.7 84.2 63.4 63.7 47.9 50.5
Less Urbanized 78.6 79.9 56.9 58.1 41.7 42.9
Completely Rural 77.5 79.8 54.0 53.1 40.6 38.1
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 9,976a 9,614 8,042a 7,727 4,040b 3,671
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,813 1,741 1,532 1,487 808 732
New England 466 464 387 397 216 213
Middle Atlantic 1,347 1,276 1,145 1,090 592 519
Midwest 2,261 2,203 1,819 1,782 945a 846
East North Central 1,637 1,576 1,332 1,279 679 611
West North Central 624 627 487 504 267 235
South 3,605a 3,368 2,840b 2,586 1,338 1,215
South Atlantic 1,804 1,705 1,425 1,322 712 627
East South Central 593 555 464a 394 198 164
West South Central 1,208 1,108 951 870 428 423
West 2,297 2,302 1,851 1,871 950 878
Mountain 682 721 557 592 265 297
Pacific 1,614 1,581 1,294 1,280 685 581
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5,310 5,035 4,287 4,093 2,136 1,956
Small Metro 2,912 2,896 2,357 2,326 1,179 1,101
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,928 1,865 1,553 1,508 760 713
< 250K Pop. 984 1,031 804 818 419 388
Nonmetro 1,754 1,684 1,398 1,308 725a 614
Urbanized 714 722 579 570 305 278
Less Urbanized 858 825 682 628 350a 279
Completely Rural 182 136 137 110 71 57
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 39.5 38.6 31.9 31.0 16.0b 14.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 40.7 39.8 34.4 34.0 18.1 16.7
New England 40.3 41.1 33.5 35.1 18.7 18.8
Middle Atlantic 40.8 39.3 34.7 33.6 17.9 16.0
Midwest 40.3 40.0 32.4 32.4 16.8 15.4
East North Central 41.5 40.8 33.8 33.1 17.2 15.8
West North Central 37.3 38.2 29.1 30.7 15.9 14.3
South 39.5a 37.2 31.1b 28.6 14.7 13.4
South Atlantic 38.9 37.3 30.7 28.9 15.4 13.7
East South Central 40.0 37.8 31.3a 26.8 13.4 11.2
West South Central 40.2 36.8 31.6 28.9 14.2 14.1
West 38.0 38.6 30.7 31.4 15.7 14.7
Mountain 37.8 39.9 30.8 32.7 14.7 16.4
Pacific 38.2 38.1 30.6 30.8 16.2 14.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 38.8 37.9 31.3 30.8 15.6 14.7
Small Metro 39.5 39.1 31.9 31.4 16.0 14.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.7 38.1 31.2 30.8 15.3 14.6
< 250K Pop. 41.1 41.0 33.6 32.6 17.5 15.4
Nonmetro 42.1 40.3 33.5 31.3 17.4b 14.7
Urbanized 41.6 40.4 33.7 31.9 17.7 15.5
Less Urbanized 42.4 40.9 33.7 31.2 17.3a 13.8
Completely Rural 42.6 36.2 32.1 29.1 16.6 15.3
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 27,885 28,191 25,497 25,691 20,049 20,125
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,122a 5,289 4,748a 4,942 3,893 3,989
New England 1,374 1,411 1,299 1,328 1,088 1,094
Middle Atlantic 3,749a 3,878 3,448a 3,614 2,805 2,895
Midwest 6,501 6,411 6,084a 5,941 4,812 4,736
East North Central 4,457 4,404 4,188a 4,073 3,301 3,196
West North Central 2,045 2,007 1,896 1,869 1,511 1,540
South 9,821 9,853 8,816 8,869 6,792 6,780
South Atlantic 5,011 4,981 4,554 4,539 3,597 3,480
East South Central 1,513a 1,605 1,312a 1,400 954a 1,042
West South Central 3,297 3,266 2,951 2,930 2,240 2,258
West 6,440 6,638 5,849 5,939 4,552 4,619
Mountain 1,860 1,942 1,679 1,735 1,327 1,363
Pacific 4,580 4,696 4,171 4,204 3,225 3,256
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 14,669 15,266 13,457 13,959 10,731 10,940
Small Metro 8,813 8,634 8,074 7,877 6,367 6,251
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 5,681 5,501 5,192 5,037 4,105 3,973
< 250K Pop. 3,132 3,132 2,882 2,840 2,262 2,278
Nonmetro 4,404 4,291 3,967 3,855 2,950 2,933
Urbanized 2,007 2,000 1,819 1,842 1,388 1,469
Less Urbanized 2,079 1,988 1,876 1,748 1,351 1,278
Completely Rural 318 303 272 266 212 186
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 85.2 85.6 77.9 78.0 61.3 61.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 86.8 88.3 80.4 82.6 65.9 66.6
New England 89.9 90.6 85.1 85.3 71.2 70.3
Middle Atlantic 85.7 87.5 78.8 81.6 64.1 65.3
Midwest 89.2 88.1 83.5a 81.7 66.0 65.1
East North Central 88.7 87.5 83.3a 80.9 65.7 63.5
West North Central 90.4 89.6 83.8 83.4 66.8 68.7
South 84.0 83.7 75.4 75.4 58.1 57.6
South Atlantic 84.8 83.5 77.1 76.1 60.9 58.3
East South Central 81.0a 85.6 70.2a 74.7 51.1 55.6
West South Central 84.3 83.2 75.4 74.7 57.3 57.5
West 82.0 83.9 74.5 75.1 58.0 58.4
Mountain 78.9 82.0 71.2 73.2 56.3 57.5
Pacific 83.3 84.7 75.9 75.9 58.7 58.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 84.7 85.5 77.7 78.2 62.0 61.3
Small Metro 85.4 85.5 78.2 78.0 61.7 61.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 83.9 84.1 76.7 77.0 60.6 60.7
< 250K Pop. 88.1 88.1 81.1 79.9 63.7 64.1
Nonmetro 86.4 85.9 77.8 77.2 57.9 58.7
Urbanized 88.0 87.6 79.8 80.6 60.9 64.3
Less Urbanized 85.0 84.5 76.7 74.2 55.2 54.3
Completely Rural 85.6 85.3 73.1 74.8 57.0 52.5
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 166,091 167,615 129,435 131,548 102,777 105,089
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31,399 31,855 25,883 26,432 21,075 21,364
New England 8,540 8,581 7,098 7,251 6,078 5,984
Middle Atlantic 22,859 23,274 18,785 19,180 14,997 15,380
Midwest 38,344 38,061 30,316 30,226 24,175 24,192
East North Central 26,902 26,479 21,197 21,025 16,796 16,710
West North Central 11,442 11,581 9,118 9,201 7,379 7,482
South 59,003 59,675 43,645 44,473 33,947 35,082
South Atlantic 32,341 32,471 24,488 24,865 19,614 20,188
East South Central 9,217a 9,670 6,028 6,451 4,374 4,629
West South Central 17,446 17,535 13,129 13,157 9,959 10,266
West 37,344 38,024 29,592 30,416 23,580 24,451
Mountain 11,333a 11,767 8,771 9,015 7,105 7,179
Pacific 26,011 26,257 20,821 21,401 16,475 17,272
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 89,584 88,709 72,482 72,511 58,128 58,553
Small Metro 49,575 51,190 37,998 39,461 30,216 31,272
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 33,270 33,750 25,614 26,151 20,410 20,637
< 250K Pop. 16,305 17,441 12,384 13,310 9,806 10,635
Nonmetro 26,932 27,716 18,955 19,576 14,432 15,264
Urbanized 11,351 11,729 8,254 8,532 6,355 6,921
Less Urbanized 12,518 13,213 8,628 9,280 6,492 7,053
Completely Rural 3,063 2,774 2,073 1,764 1,584 1,290
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 87.5 87.3 68.2 68.5 54.1 54.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 88.4 89.1 72.9 74.0 59.3 59.8
New England 91.4 91.5 76.0 77.4 65.1 63.8
Middle Atlantic 87.3 88.3 71.8 72.8 57.3 58.3
Midwest 91.5 90.2 72.4 71.7 57.7 57.4
East North Central 91.7a 89.8 72.3 71.3 57.3 56.7
West North Central 91.1 91.2 72.6 72.5 58.7 58.9
South 85.4 85.1 63.1 63.4 49.1 50.0
South Atlantic 87.3 86.6 66.1 66.4 53.0 53.9
East South Central 81.0 83.9 53.0 56.0 38.4 40.2
West South Central 84.2 82.9 63.4 62.2 48.1 48.5
West 86.2 86.6 68.3 69.2 54.4 55.7
Mountain 86.4 87.8 66.9 67.2 54.2 53.5
Pacific 86.1 86.0 68.9 70.1 54.5 56.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88.1 87.0 71.3 71.1 57.2 57.4
Small Metro 87.9 88.3 67.4 68.1 53.6 53.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 88.0 87.5 67.8 67.8 54.0 53.5
< 250K Pop. 87.7 89.8 66.6 68.6 52.7 54.8
Nonmetro 84.7 86.4 59.6 61.0 45.4 47.6
Urbanized 88.6 89.6 64.4 65.2 49.6 52.8
Less Urbanized 82.4 84.2 56.8 59.2 42.7 45.0
Completely Rural 80.6 84.2 54.6 53.5 41.7 39.2
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 193,976 195,805 154,933 157,239 122,825 125,213
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 36,522 37,143 30,631 31,374 24,967 25,353
New England 9,914 9,992 8,398 8,579 7,166 7,078
Middle Atlantic 26,608 27,152 22,233 22,795 17,802 18,275
Midwest 44,845 44,471 36,400 36,168 28,987 28,929
East North Central 31,359 30,884 25,386 25,098 20,096 19,906
West North Central 13,487 13,588 11,014 11,070 8,890 9,022
South 68,824 69,528 52,461 53,343 40,739 41,862
South Atlantic 37,352 37,452 29,042 29,405 23,212 23,667
East South Central 10,730a 11,275 7,340 7,851 5,328 5,671
West South Central 20,742 20,801 16,079 16,087 12,199 12,524
West 43,784 44,663 35,442 36,355 28,132 29,070
Mountain 13,193a 13,710 10,450 10,750 8,432 8,542
Pacific 30,591 30,953 24,992 25,605 19,700 20,528
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 104,253 103,975 85,939 86,470 68,860 69,493
Small Metro 58,387 59,824 46,072 47,338 36,583 37,523
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38,951 39,251 30,807 31,188 24,515 24,611
< 250K Pop. 19,437 20,573 15,266 16,150 12,068 12,913
Nonmetro 31,336 32,007 22,921 23,431 17,382 18,197
Urbanized 13,358 13,729 10,073 10,373 7,743 8,390
Less Urbanized 14,597 15,201 10,504 11,028 7,843 8,330
Completely Rural 3,381 3,077 2,344 2,030 1,796 1,477
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 87.1 87.1 69.6 69.9 55.2 55.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 88.2 89.0 74.0 75.2 60.3 60.8
New England 91.2 91.4 77.3 78.5 65.9 64.8
Middle Atlantic 87.1 88.2 72.8 74.0 58.3 59.3
Midwest 91.2 89.9 74.0 73.1 58.9 58.5
East North Central 91.3a 89.5 73.9 72.7 58.5 57.7
West North Central 91.0 91.0 74.3 74.1 60.0 60.4
South 85.2 84.9 64.9 65.1 50.4 51.1
South Atlantic 87.0 86.2 67.6 67.7 54.1 54.5
East South Central 81.0a 84.2 55.4 58.6 40.2 42.3
West South Central 84.2 82.9 65.3 64.1 49.5 49.9
West 85.5 86.2 69.2 70.1 55.0 56.1
Mountain 85.3 86.9 67.6 68.1 54.5 54.1
Pacific 85.6 85.8 70.0 71.0 55.1 56.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 87.6 86.8 72.2 72.2 57.9 58.0
Small Metro 87.5 87.9 69.1 69.5 54.8 55.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.4 87.0 69.1 69.2 55.0 54.6
< 250K Pop. 87.8 89.6 68.9 70.3 54.5 56.2
Nonmetro 84.9 86.3 62.1 63.2 47.1 49.1
Urbanized 88.5 89.3 66.8 67.5 51.3 54.6
Less Urbanized 82.7 84.3 59.5 61.1 44.5 46.2
Completely Rural 81.1 84.3 56.2 55.6 43.1 40.5
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 126,865 128,884 57,858 58,368 17,023 17,373
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 25,775 26,085 10,889 11,377 2,933 3,263
New England 7,381 7,291 3,055 3,067 942 860
Middle Atlantic 18,394 18,794 7,834 8,310 1,991 2,403
Midwest 29,932 29,774 14,605 14,412 4,376 4,492
East North Central 20,775 20,517 9,998 9,945 3,067 3,077
West North Central 9,157 9,257 4,607 4,468 1,309 1,414
South 42,077 43,077 19,579 20,152 5,843 6,130
South Atlantic 23,924 24,294 10,681 10,797 3,156 3,214
East South Central 5,526 5,835 2,694 2,741 879 982
West South Central 12,627 12,947 6,204 6,614 1,808 1,934
West 29,082 29,947 12,786 12,427 3,871 3,489
Mountain 8,697 8,839 4,062 3,956 1,310 1,198
Pacific 20,385 21,108 8,724 8,471 2,561 2,291
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 70,996 71,449 30,985 31,888 8,680 9,084
Small Metro 37,762 38,624 17,365 17,077 5,483 5,168
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 25,275 25,324 11,622 10,931 3,793a 3,209
< 250K Pop. 12,487 13,301 5,743 6,146 1,689 1,959
Nonmetro 18,107 18,811 9,508 9,403 2,860 3,122
Urbanized 8,048 8,667 4,356 4,218 1,426 1,456
Less Urbanized 8,193 8,610 4,255 4,435 1,218 1,400
Completely Rural 1,867 1,534 897 750 217 266
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 51.2 51.6 23.3 23.4 6.9 7.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 56.2 56.6 23.7 24.7 6.4 7.1
New England 61.4 60.5 25.4 25.4 7.8 7.1
Middle Atlantic 54.3 55.2 23.1 24.4 5.9 7.1
Midwest 54.6 54.2 26.7 26.2 8.0 8.2
East North Central 54.2 53.5 26.1 25.9 8.0 8.0
West North Central 55.5 55.8 27.9 26.9 7.9 8.5
South 46.8 47.4 21.8 22.2 6.5 6.7
South Atlantic 50.3 50.6 22.5 22.5 6.6 6.7
East South Central 37.5 39.3 18.3 18.4 6.0 6.6
West South Central 45.7 46.1 22.5 23.5 6.5 6.9
West 50.8 51.8 22.3 21.5 6.8 6.0
Mountain 50.3 50.3 23.5 22.5 7.6 6.8
Pacific 51.0 52.5 21.8 21.1 6.4 5.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 53.5 53.7 23.4 24.0 6.5 6.8
Small Metro 51.0 51.2 23.4 22.6 7.4 6.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 51.0 50.6 23.5 21.9 7.7a 6.4
< 250K Pop. 50.9 52.2 23.4 24.1 6.9 7.7
Nonmetro 44.1 45.6 23.1 22.8 7.0 7.6
Urbanized 47.9 50.5 25.9 24.6 8.5 8.5
Less Urbanized 41.7 42.9 21.6 22.1 6.2 7.0
Completely Rural 40.6 38.1 19.5 18.6 4.7 6.6
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 4,040b 3,671 2,457b 2,208 592a 496
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 808 732 462 444 108 94
New England 216 213 129 140 29 37
Middle Atlantic 592 519 333 304 79 57
Midwest 945a 846 603a 519 166b 112
East North Central 679 611 428 383 108 83
West North Central 267 235 175a 136 58a 29
South 1,338 1,215 825 726 200 163
South Atlantic 712 627 417 353 98 89
East South Central 198 164 129 108 27 16
West South Central 428 423 279 265 76 58
West 950 878 567 519 118 127
Mountain 265 297 178 181 38 48
Pacific 685 581 389 338 79 79
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,136 1,956 1,270a 1,118 290 237
Small Metro 1,179 1,101 703 680 161 172
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 760 713 468 441 99 120
< 250K Pop. 419 388 235 238 62 52
Nonmetro 725a 614 485 410 142a 87
Urbanized 305 278 192 183 50 43
Less Urbanized 350a 279 242 195 69a 39
Completely Rural 71 57 51 31 23 5
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 16.0b 14.7 9.7a 8.9 2.3 2.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 18.1 16.7 10.4 10.2 2.4 2.2
New England 18.7 18.8 11.2 12.4 2.5 3.3
Middle Atlantic 17.9 16.0 10.1 9.4 2.4 1.8
Midwest 16.8 15.4 10.7a 9.4 3.0a 2.0
East North Central 17.2 15.8 10.9 9.9 2.7 2.2
West North Central 15.9 14.3 10.4 8.3 3.5a 1.8
South 14.7 13.4 9.0 8.0 2.2 1.8
South Atlantic 15.4 13.7 9.0 7.7 2.1 1.9
East South Central 13.4 11.2 8.7 7.4 1.8 1.1
West South Central 14.2 14.1 9.3 8.8 2.5 1.9
West 15.7 14.7 9.4 8.7 2.0 2.1
Mountain 14.7 16.4 9.8 10.0 2.1 2.7
Pacific 16.2 14.0 9.2 8.1 1.9 1.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.6 14.7 9.3 8.4 2.1 1.8
Small Metro 16.0 14.9 9.5 9.2 2.2 2.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 15.3 14.6 9.4 9.0 2.0 2.4
< 250K Pop. 17.5 15.4 9.8 9.5 2.6 2.1
Nonmetro 17.4b 14.7 11.6a 9.8 3.4b 2.1
Urbanized 17.7 15.5 11.2 10.3 2.9 2.4
Less Urbanized 17.3a 13.8 12.0 9.7 3.4a 1.9
Completely Rural 16.6 15.3 11.8 8.3 5.3 1.3
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 20,049 20,125 13,709 13,573 4,837 4,807
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,893 3,989 2,662 2,717 963 1,022
New England 1,088 1,094 786 743 312 276
Middle Atlantic 2,805 2,895 1,876 1,974 651 745
Midwest 4,812 4,736 3,403 3,386 1,220 1,289
East North Central 3,301 3,196 2,316 2,273 828 892
West North Central 1,511 1,540 1,086 1,113 393 398
South 6,792 6,780 4,574 4,384 1,537 1,525
South Atlantic 3,597 3,480 2,416 2,234 836 792
East South Central 954a 1,042 634 645 199 241
West South Central 2,240 2,258 1,524 1,504 502 492
West 4,552 4,619 3,071 3,087 1,116 971
Mountain 1,327 1,363 906 948 347 347
Pacific 3,225 3,256 2,165 2,139 769a 624
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,731 10,940 7,151 7,245 2,395 2,527
Small Metro 6,367 6,251 4,407 4,227 1,691 1,501
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,105 3,973 2,791 2,650 1,119a 913
< 250K Pop. 2,262 2,278 1,615 1,577 572 588
Nonmetro 2,950 2,933 2,152 2,101 750 779
Urbanized 1,388 1,469 1,017 1,053 375 414
Less Urbanized 1,351 1,278 979 917 329 329
Completely Rural 212 186 156 131 46 36
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 61.3 61.1 41.9 41.2 14.8 14.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 65.9 66.6 45.1 45.4 16.3 17.1
New England 71.2 70.3 51.5 47.7 20.4 17.7
Middle Atlantic 64.1 65.3 42.9 44.6 14.9 16.8
Midwest 66.0 65.1 46.7 46.5 16.7 17.7
East North Central 65.7 63.5 46.1 45.1 16.5 17.7
West North Central 66.8 68.7 48.0 49.7 17.4 17.7
South 58.1 57.6 39.1 37.3 13.2 13.0
South Atlantic 60.9 58.3 40.9 37.5 14.2 13.3
East South Central 51.1 55.6 33.9 34.4 10.6 12.9
West South Central 57.3 57.5 38.9 38.3 12.8 12.5
West 58.0 58.4 39.1 39.0 14.2 12.3
Mountain 56.3 57.5 38.4 40.0 14.7 14.6
Pacific 58.7 58.8 39.4 38.6 14.0a 11.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 62.0 61.3 41.3 40.6 13.8 14.2
Small Metro 61.7 61.9 42.7 41.9 16.4 14.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 60.6 60.7 41.2 40.5 16.5a 13.9
< 250K Pop. 63.7 64.1 45.5 44.3 16.1 16.5
Nonmetro 57.9 58.7 42.2 42.1 14.7 15.6
Urbanized 60.9 64.3 44.6 46.1 16.4 18.1
Less Urbanized 55.2 54.3 40.0 39.0 13.4 14.0
Completely Rural 57.0 52.5 42.1 36.9 12.5 10.0
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 102,777 105,089 41,692 42,586 11,594 12,070
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 21,075 21,364 7,764 8,216 1,861 2,147
New England 6,078 5,984 2,140 2,184 600 546
Middle Atlantic 14,997 15,380 5,625 6,032 1,261 1,601
Midwest 24,175 24,192 10,599 10,507 2,989 3,090
East North Central 16,796 16,710 7,253 7,288 2,131 2,102
West North Central 7,379 7,482 3,346 3,219 858 988
South 33,947 35,082 14,180 15,042 4,106 4,442
South Atlantic 19,614 20,188 7,847 8,210 2,223 2,333
East South Central 4,374 4,629 1,931 1,988 653 725
West South Central 9,959 10,266 4,401 4,845 1,231 1,384
West 23,580 24,451 9,149 8,821 2,638 2,392
Mountain 7,105 7,179 2,979 2,827 925 803
Pacific 16,475 17,272 6,170 5,994 1,712 1,589
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58,128 58,553 22,564 23,524 5,996 6,320
Small Metro 30,216 31,272 12,256 12,170 3,631 3,495
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20,410 20,637 8,363 7,839 2,575 2,176
< 250K Pop. 9,806 10,635 3,893 4,331 1,056 1,319
Nonmetro 14,432 15,264 6,871 6,892 1,968 2,255
Urbanized 6,355 6,921 3,147 2,981 1,001 999
Less Urbanized 6,492 7,053 3,034 3,323 820 1,031
Completely Rural 1,584 1,290 690 588 147 225
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 54.1 54.7 22.0 22.2 6.1 6.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 59.3 59.8 21.9 23.0 5.2 6.0
New England 65.1 63.8 22.9 23.3 6.4 5.8
Middle Atlantic 57.3 58.3 21.5 22.9 4.8 6.1
Midwest 57.7 57.4 25.3 24.9 7.1 7.3
East North Central 57.3 56.7 24.7 24.7 7.3 7.1
West North Central 58.7 58.9 26.6 25.4 6.8 7.8
South 49.1 50.0 20.5 21.4 5.9 6.3
South Atlantic 53.0 53.9 21.2 21.9 6.0 6.2
East South Central 38.4 40.2 17.0 17.3 5.7 6.3
West South Central 48.1 48.5 21.2 22.9 5.9 6.5
West 54.4 55.7 21.1 20.1 6.1 5.4
Mountain 54.2 53.5 22.7 21.1 7.1 6.0
Pacific 54.5 56.6 20.4 19.6 5.7 5.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 57.2 57.4 22.2 23.1 5.9 6.2
Small Metro 53.6 53.9 21.7 21.0 6.4 6.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 54.0 53.5 22.1 20.3 6.8 5.6
< 250K Pop. 52.7 54.8 20.9 22.3 5.7 6.8
Nonmetro 45.4 47.6 21.6 21.5 6.2 7.0
Urbanized 49.6 52.8 24.6 22.8 7.8 7.6
Less Urbanized 42.7 45.0 20.0 21.2 5.4 6.6
Completely Rural 41.7 39.2 18.2 17.8 3.9 6.8
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 122,825 125,213 55,401 56,159 16,431 16,877
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24,967 25,353 10,427 10,933 2,825 3,169
New England 7,166 7,078 2,926 2,927 912 823
Middle Atlantic 17,802 18,275 7,501 8,006 1,912 2,346
Midwest 28,987 28,929 14,001 13,893 4,210 4,379
East North Central 20,096 19,906 9,569 9,561 2,959 2,994
West North Central 8,890 9,022 4,432 4,332 1,251 1,385
South 40,739 41,862 18,754 19,426 5,643 5,967
South Atlantic 23,212 23,667 10,264 10,444 3,059 3,125
East South Central 5,328 5,671 2,565 2,633 852 966
West South Central 12,199 12,524 5,925 6,349 1,732 1,876
West 28,132 29,070 12,219 11,908 3,754 3,362
Mountain 8,432 8,542 3,885 3,775 1,272 1,150
Pacific 19,700 20,528 8,334 8,133 2,482 2,212
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 68,860 69,493 29,715 30,769 8,391 8,847
Small Metro 36,583 37,523 16,663 16,397 5,322 4,996
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 24,515 24,611 11,154 10,489 3,694a 3,089
< 250K Pop. 12,068 12,913 5,508 5,908 1,628 1,907
Nonmetro 17,382 18,197 9,023 8,993 2,718 3,035
Urbanized 7,743 8,390 4,164 4,035 1,376 1,413
Less Urbanized 7,843 8,330 4,013 4,240 1,149 1,361
Completely Rural 1,796 1,477 846 719 194 261
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 55.2 55.7 24.9 25.0 7.4 7.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 60.3 60.8 25.2 26.2 6.8 7.6
New England 65.9 64.8 26.9 26.8 8.4 7.5
Middle Atlantic 58.3 59.3 24.6 26.0 6.3 7.6
Midwest 58.9 58.5 28.5 28.1 8.6 8.9
East North Central 58.5 57.7 27.9 27.7 8.6 8.7
West North Central 60.0 60.4 29.9 29.0 8.4 9.3
South 50.4 51.1 23.2 23.7 7.0 7.3
South Atlantic 54.1 54.5 23.9 24.0 7.1 7.2
East South Central 40.2 42.3 19.4 19.7 6.4 7.2
West South Central 49.5 49.9 24.1 25.3 7.0 7.5
West 55.0 56.1 23.9 23.0 7.3 6.5
Mountain 54.5 54.1 25.1 23.9 8.2 7.3
Pacific 55.1 56.9 23.3 22.6 6.9 6.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 57.9 58.0 25.0 25.7 7.1 7.4
Small Metro 54.8 55.1 25.0 24.1 8.0 7.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 55.0 54.6 25.0 23.3 8.3a 6.8
< 250K Pop. 54.5 56.2 24.9 25.7 7.4 8.3
Nonmetro 47.1 49.1 24.4 24.3 7.4 8.2
Urbanized 51.3 54.6 27.6 26.2 9.1 9.2
Less Urbanized 44.5 46.2 22.7 23.5 6.5 7.5
Completely Rural 43.1 40.5 20.3 19.7 4.6 7.1
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Table 2.77A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 20,370 19,886 17,359 16,882 10,730a 10,069
GENDER            
Male 10,463 10,151 8,895 8,503 5,609 5,284
Female 9,907 9,735 8,464 8,379 5,122a 4,785
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,789 16,322 14,401 13,957 8,992a 8,464
White 13,194a 12,478 11,601a 10,917 7,440b 6,854
Black or African American 2,496 2,685 1,915 2,120 1,031 1,104
American Indian or Alaska Native 121 130 108 104 66 56
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 72 * 55 * *
Asian 584 612 450 482 261 260
Two or More Races 328 345 274 280 164 159
Hispanic or Latino 3,581 3,564 2,958 2,925 1,738 1,606
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 6,775a 6,323 5,926a 5,487 3,912a 3,556
Female, White, Not Hispanic 6,418 6,155 5,675 5,430 3,528 3,298
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1,274 1,361 970 1,019 493 549
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1,222 1,324 945a 1,101 538 555
Male, Hispanic 1,879 1,892 1,573 1,531 937 906
Female, Hispanic 1,702 1,672 1,385 1,393 802 700
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 52.9 52.2 45.1 44.3 27.9a 26.4
GENDER            
Male 53.0 52.0 45.1a 43.5 28.4 27.1
Female 52.8 52.4 45.1 45.1 27.3a 25.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 53.4 52.4 45.8 44.8 28.6a 27.2
White 56.7b 54.8 49.8b 47.9 32.0b 30.1
Black or African American 44.3 46.2 34.0 36.5 18.3 19.0
American Indian or Alaska Native 51.9 61.0 46.2 48.5 28.3 26.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 48.4 * 36.8 * *
Asian 37.6 40.5 29.0 31.9 16.8 17.2
Two or More Races 52.4 49.9 43.8 40.5 26.2 22.9
Hispanic or Latino 50.9 51.2 42.1 42.0 24.7 23.1
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 56.6b 53.9 49.5b 46.8 32.7a 30.3
Female, White, Not Hispanic 56.7 55.7 50.2 49.1 31.2 29.9
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 44.5 46.8 33.9 35.0 17.2 18.9
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 44.1 45.7 34.1a 38.0 19.4 19.2
Male, Hispanic 51.9 52.9 43.4 42.8 25.8 25.3
Female, Hispanic 49.9 49.4 40.6 41.2 23.5 20.7
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 183,606 185,518 145,517 148,189 116,030 118,905
GENDER            
Male 92,361 93,736 74,689 76,457 62,480 64,705
Female 91,245 91,782 70,828 71,732 53,550 54,201
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 162,535 163,191 128,877 130,571 103,357 105,373
White 133,880 134,103 107,479 108,283 87,444 88,437
Black or African American 19,349 19,438 14,005 14,690 10,470 11,270
American Indian or Alaska Native 899 713 * 495 500 412
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 5,962 6,320 4,805 5,156 3,467 3,731
Two or More Races 1,911 2,132 1,485 1,550 1,136 1,274
Hispanic or Latino 21,071 22,327 16,640 17,618 12,673 13,533
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 66,114 67,003 53,949 54,665 45,872 47,040
Female, White, Not Hispanic 67,766 67,100 53,530 53,618 41,572 41,397
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 9,173 9,165 6,847 7,415 5,525 6,070
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 10,175 10,273 7,158 7,275 4,945 5,200
Male, Hispanic 12,025 12,479 9,737 10,212 7,895 8,350
Female, Hispanic 9,046 9,848 6,903 7,407 4,779 5,183
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 87.7 87.6 69.5 70.0 55.4 56.2
GENDER            
Male 91.9 92.1 74.3 75.2 62.1 63.6
Female 83.8 83.5 65.1 65.2 49.2 49.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 89.2 88.9 70.8 71.1 56.7 57.4
White 91.8 91.4 73.7 73.8 60.0 60.3
Black or African American 82.0 81.8 59.3 61.9 44.4 47.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 87.1 82.0 * 56.9 48.4 47.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 65.9 68.2 53.1 55.6 38.3 40.3
Two or More Races 90.6 91.8 70.4 66.8 53.9 54.8
Hispanic or Latino 77.4 79.5 61.1 62.7 46.6 48.2
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 94.3 94.9 76.9 77.4 65.4 66.6
Female, White, Not Hispanic 89.6 88.2 70.8 70.5 55.0 54.4
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 88.3 87.3 65.9 70.6 53.2 57.8
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 77.1 77.5 54.2 54.9 37.4 39.2
Male, Hispanic 86.1 86.6 69.7 70.8 56.5 57.9
Female, Hispanic 68.2 72.0 52.1 54.1 36.1 37.9
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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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 10,730a 10,069 7,172a 6,637 2,313 2,113
GENDER            
Male 5,609 5,284 4,158b 3,751 1,532 1,363
Female 5,122a 4,785 3,015 2,886 781 750
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,992a 8,464 5,996a 5,589 2,023 1,828
White 7,440b 6,854 5,205a 4,738 1,852a 1,637
Black or African American 1,031 1,104 471 539 86 113
American Indian or Alaska Native 66 56 * * * 8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 6 9
Asian 261 260 149 141 30 32
Two or More Races 164 159 103 104 31 29
Hispanic or Latino 1,738 1,606 1,176 1,048 290 286
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 3,912a 3,556 2,999b 2,650 1,221a 1,034
Female, White, Not Hispanic 3,528 3,298 2,206 2,088 631 603
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 493 549 277 312 69 78
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 538 555 194 227 16 35
Male, Hispanic 937 906 695 620 203 201
Female, Hispanic 802 700 481 428 88 85
90327
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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 27.9a 26.4 18.6a 17.4 6.0 5.5
GENDER            
Male 28.4 27.1 21.1b 19.2 7.8 7.0
Female 27.3a 25.8 16.1 15.5 4.2 4.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 28.6a 27.2 19.1a 17.9 6.4 5.9
White 32.0b 30.1 22.4a 20.8 8.0 7.2
Black or African American 18.3 19.0 8.4 9.3 1.5 1.9
American Indian or Alaska Native 28.3 26.4 * * * 4.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 4.7 5.8
Asian 16.8 17.2 9.6 9.4 1.9 2.1
Two or More Races 26.2 22.9 16.4 15.0 5.0 4.2
Hispanic or Latino 24.7 23.1 16.7 15.1 4.1 4.1
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 32.7a 30.3 25.1b 22.6 10.2a 8.8
Female, White, Not Hispanic 31.2 29.9 19.5 18.9 5.6 5.5
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 17.2 18.9 9.7 10.7 2.4 2.7
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 19.4 19.2 7.0 7.8 0.6 1.2
Male, Hispanic 25.8 25.3 19.2 17.3 5.6 5.6
Female, Hispanic 23.5 20.7 14.1 12.6 2.6 2.5
90327
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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 116,030 118,905 50,606 51,460 14,697 15,178
GENDER            
Male 62,480 64,705 33,970 34,541 11,254 11,519
Female 53,550 54,201 16,636 16,919 3,444 3,659
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 103,357 105,373 43,772 43,535 13,116 13,459
White 87,444 88,437 36,448 35,938 11,404 11,413
Black or African American 10,470 11,270 5,118 5,492 1,127a 1,548
American Indian or Alaska Native 500 412 309 225 127 53
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 23
Asian 3,467 3,731 1,182 1,140 244 228
Two or More Races 1,136 1,274 532 559 168 194
Hispanic or Latino 12,673 13,533 6,834a 7,925 1,581 1,719
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 45,872 47,040 24,289 23,802 8,797 8,527
Female, White, Not Hispanic 41,572 41,397 12,159 12,136 2,607 2,885
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 5,525 6,070 3,262 3,662 756b 1,187
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 4,945 5,200 1,856 1,830 371 361
Male, Hispanic 7,895 8,350 4,957 5,663 1,227 1,412
Female, Hispanic 4,779 5,183 1,878 2,262 354 308
90327
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, 2007 and 2008
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2007)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
*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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 55.4 56.2 24.2 24.3 7.0 7.2
GENDER            
Male 62.1 63.6 33.8 34.0 11.2 11.3
Female 49.2 49.3 15.3 15.4 3.2 3.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 56.7 57.4 24.0 23.7 7.2 7.3
White 60.0 60.3 25.0 24.5 7.8 7.8
Black or African American 44.4 47.5 21.7 23.1 4.8a 6.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 48.4 47.4 29.9 25.9 12.3 6.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 3.0
Asian 38.3 40.3 13.1 12.3 2.7 2.5
Two or More Races 53.9 54.8 25.2 24.1 8.0 8.4
Hispanic or Latino 46.6 48.2 25.1a 28.2 5.8 6.1
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 65.4 66.6 34.6 33.7 12.5 12.1
Female, White, Not Hispanic 55.0 54.4 16.1 16.0 3.4 3.8
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 53.2 57.8 31.4 34.9 7.3b 11.3
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 37.4 39.2 14.1 13.8 2.8 2.7
Male, Hispanic 56.5 57.9 35.5 39.3 8.8 9.8
Female, Hispanic 36.1 37.9 14.2 16.5 2.7 2.2
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 20,380 19,929 17,366 16,904 10,750a 10,083
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,815 3,673 3,354 3,254 2,198 2,017
New England 1,016 988 899 880 629 565
Middle Atlantic 2,800 2,685 2,455 2,374 1,569 1,453
Midwest 4,638 4,450 4,002 3,827 2,486a 2,267
East North Central 3,282 3,181 2,858 2,746 1,758 1,614
West North Central 1,356 1,269 1,144 1,081 728 652
South 7,148 7,031 5,936 5,820 3,533 3,435
South Atlantic 3,691 3,562 3,099 2,994 1,899 1,720
East South Central 1,128 1,107 924 854 507 479
West South Central 2,329 2,362 1,913 1,971 1,127 1,236
West 4,779 4,775 4,074 4,003 2,534 2,364
Mountain 1,352 1,429 1,155 1,201 692 715
Pacific 3,427 3,346 2,920 2,803 1,842 1,649
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,590 10,501 9,015 8,965 5,515 5,286
Small Metro 6,229 6,169 5,335 5,251 3,387 3,226
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,036 3,907 3,442 3,332 2,152 2,034
< 250K Pop. 2,193 2,262 1,893 1,919 1,234 1,192
Nonmetro 3,560 3,258 3,015a 2,688 1,849a 1,571
Urbanized 1,538 1,417 1,315 1,194 825 729
Less Urbanized 1,701 1,587 1,452 1,282 876a 721
Completely Rural 322 254 249 212 148 121
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 53.0 52.3 45.2 44.4 28.0a 26.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 55.2 54.8 48.6 48.5 31.8 30.1
New England 57.2 56.7 50.7 50.5 35.5 32.4
Middle Atlantic 54.5 54.1 47.8 47.8 30.6 29.3
Midwest 54.4 53.3 46.9 45.8 29.1a 27.1
East North Central 54.9 53.9 47.8 46.6 29.4 27.4
West North Central 53.1 51.6 44.8 43.9 28.5 26.5
South 52.1 50.7 43.2 42.0 25.7 24.8
South Atlantic 52.4 50.7 44.0 42.6 27.0 24.5
East South Central 50.8 50.7 41.6 39.2 22.8 22.0
West South Central 52.2 50.8 42.9 42.4 25.3 26.6
West 51.4 52.1 43.8 43.7 27.3 25.8
Mountain 49.3 52.7 42.1 44.3 25.3 26.4
Pacific 52.3 51.9 44.6 43.5 28.1 25.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 51.6 51.8 43.9 44.3 26.9 26.1
Small Metro 53.9 53.2 46.1 45.3 29.3 27.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 52.5 51.7 44.7 44.1 28.0 26.9
< 250K Pop. 56.7 56.1 49.0 47.6 31.9 29.5
Nonmetro 55.8a 52.3 47.3b 43.1 29.0b 25.2
Urbanized 56.5 52.6 48.3 44.3 30.3 27.1
Less Urbanized 55.5 52.7 47.4a 42.6 28.6a 24.0
Completely Rural 53.8 47.7 41.6 39.8 24.7 22.7
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 183,572 185,490 145,609 148,062 116,115 118,801
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 34,520 35,211 28,808 29,607 23,577 24,068
New England 9,364 9,468 7,885 8,097 6,752 6,727
Middle Atlantic 25,155 25,743 20,923 21,510 16,825 17,341
Midwest 42,469 42,225 34,217 34,123 27,446 27,508
East North Central 29,714 29,279 23,860 23,630 19,017 18,903
West North Central 12,754 12,945 10,357 10,493 8,429 8,605
South 65,281 65,865 49,365 50,109 38,544 39,642
South Atlantic 35,465 35,595 27,368 27,733 22,025 22,574
East South Central 10,195 10,723 6,879 7,391 5,019 5,356
West South Central 19,620 19,547 15,117 14,986 11,500 11,712
West 41,302 42,190 33,218 34,223 26,548 27,584
Mountain 12,524 13,002 9,852 10,140 8,005 8,124
Pacific 28,778 29,188 23,366 24,082 18,543 19,459
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 98,972 98,508 81,211 81,598 65,481 66,163
Small Metro 55,070 56,550 43,094 44,414 34,376 35,399
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36,842 37,209 28,917 29,365 23,123 23,290
< 250K Pop. 18,228 19,341 14,177 15,049 11,253 12,109
Nonmetro 29,529 30,432 21,304 22,050 16,259 17,240
Urbanized 12,533 13,034 9,337 9,749 7,222 7,938
Less Urbanized 13,754 14,440 9,734 10,374 7,317 7,889
Completely Rural 3,242 2,959 2,233 1,927 1,719 1,413
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 87.7 87.6 69.5 69.9 55.5 56.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 88.6 89.4 73.9 75.2 60.5 61.1
New England 91.4 91.8 76.9 78.5 65.9 65.2
Middle Atlantic 87.6 88.5 72.9 74.0 58.6 59.6
Midwest 91.8 90.6 74.0 73.2 59.3 59.0
East North Central 91.9a 90.1 73.8 72.7 58.8 58.2
West North Central 91.5 91.7 74.3 74.3 60.4 61.0
South 85.7 85.4 64.8 65.0 50.6 51.4
South Atlantic 87.5 86.8 67.5 67.7 54.3 55.1
East South Central 81.5 84.6 55.0 58.3 40.1 42.2
West South Central 84.7 83.4 65.2 63.9 49.6 50.0
West 86.2 86.7 69.3 70.4 55.4 56.7
Mountain 86.2 87.4 67.8 68.2 55.1 54.6
Pacific 86.2 86.5 70.0 71.3 55.5 57.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88.2 87.3 72.4 72.3 58.4 58.6
Small Metro 88.1 88.5 68.9 69.5 55.0 55.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 88.0 87.7 69.1 69.2 55.2 54.9
< 250K Pop. 88.2 90.2 68.6 70.2 54.4 56.5
Nonmetro 85.1 86.9 61.4 63.0 46.9 49.2
Urbanized 89.0 90.0 66.3 67.4 51.3 54.8
Less Urbanized 82.8 84.7 58.6 60.9 44.1 46.3
Completely Rural 81.0 84.7 55.8 55.2 43.0 40.4
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 10,750a 10,083 7,198a 6,680 2,321 2,136
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,198 2,017 1,458 1,361 481 456
New England 629 565 455 402 173 161
Middle Atlantic 1,569 1,453 1,004 959 308 295
Midwest 2,486a 2,267 1,762a 1,557 600 517
East North Central 1,758 1,614 1,235 1,101 418 369
West North Central 728 652 527 456 182 147
South 3,533 3,435 2,327 2,202 680 681
South Atlantic 1,899 1,720 1,211 1,065 369 335
East South Central 507 479 349 314 84 103
West South Central 1,127 1,236 767 822 227 243
West 2,534 2,364 1,651 1,560 559 483
Mountain 692 715 470 459 153 160
Pacific 1,842 1,649 1,181 1,101 406 323
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5,515 5,286 3,582 3,396 1,073 1,061
Small Metro 3,387 3,226 2,281 2,156 801 719
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,152 2,034 1,465 1,345 520 433
< 250K Pop. 1,234 1,192 816 811 281 286
Nonmetro 1,849a 1,571 1,335a 1,128 447 356
Urbanized 825 729 600 534 204 182
Less Urbanized 876a 721 630 512 204 159
Completely Rural 148 121 105 81 39a 15
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 28.0a 26.5 18.7a 17.5 6.0 5.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31.8 30.1 21.1 20.3 7.0 6.8
New England 35.5 32.4 25.6 23.1 9.8 9.2
Middle Atlantic 30.6 29.3 19.6 19.3 6.0 5.9
Midwest 29.1a 27.1 20.7a 18.6 7.0 6.2
East North Central 29.4 27.4 20.7a 18.7 7.0 6.3
West North Central 28.5 26.5 20.6 18.5 7.1 6.0
South 25.7 24.8 17.0 15.9 5.0 4.9
South Atlantic 27.0 24.5 17.2 15.2 5.2 4.8
East South Central 22.8 22.0 15.7 14.4 3.8 4.7
West South Central 25.3 26.6 17.2 17.7 5.1 5.2
West 27.3 25.8 17.8 17.0 6.0 5.3
Mountain 25.3 26.4 17.2 16.9 5.6 5.9
Pacific 28.1 25.6 18.0 17.1 6.2 5.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 26.9 26.1 17.5 16.8 5.2 5.2
Small Metro 29.3 27.8 19.7 18.6 6.9 6.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 28.0 26.9 19.0 17.8 6.8 5.7
< 250K Pop. 31.9 29.5 21.1 20.1 7.3 7.1
Nonmetro 29.0b 25.2 20.9a 18.1 7.0 5.7
Urbanized 30.3 27.1 22.0 19.8 7.5 6.8
Less Urbanized 28.6a 24.0 20.6a 17.0 6.7 5.3
Completely Rural 24.7 22.7 17.6 15.2 6.5a 2.8
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 116,115 118,801 50,660 51,688 14,702 15,238
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 23,577 24,068 9,431 10,016 2,452 2,807
New England 6,752 6,727 2,600 2,665 769 699
Middle Atlantic 16,825 17,341 6,830 7,351 1,683 2,108
Midwest 27,446 27,508 12,843 12,855 3,776 3,975
East North Central 19,017 18,903 8,763 8,843 2,649 2,708
West North Central 8,429 8,605 4,080 4,012 1,127 1,267
South 38,544 39,642 17,252 17,950 5,163 5,449
South Atlantic 22,025 22,574 9,470 9,732 2,787 2,879
East South Central 5,019 5,356 2,345 2,427 795 879
West South Central 11,500 11,712 5,437 5,791 1,581 1,691
West 26,548 27,584 11,135 10,866 3,312 3,006
Mountain 8,005 8,124 3,592 3,497 1,158 1,038
Pacific 18,543 19,459 7,543 7,369 2,155 1,968
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 65,481 66,163 27,403 28,491 7,607 8,023
Small Metro 34,376 35,399 15,084 14,920 4,682 4,449
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 23,123 23,290 10,157 9,586 3,273 2,776
< 250K Pop. 11,253 12,109 4,927 5,335 1,409 1,673
Nonmetro 16,259 17,240 8,173 8,276 2,414 2,766
Urbanized 7,222 7,938 3,757 3,684 1,222 1,273
Less Urbanized 7,317 7,889 3,625 3,922 1,014 1,241
Completely Rural 1,719 1,413 792 669 178 251
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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, 2007 and 2008
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2007)
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Binge Alcohol
Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2007)
Heavy Alcohol
Use
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2008 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 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2008 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 55.5 56.1 24.2 24.4 7.0 7.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 60.5 61.1 24.2 25.4 6.3 7.1
New England 65.9 65.2 25.4 25.8 7.5 6.8
Middle Atlantic 58.6 59.6 23.8 25.3 5.9 7.3
Midwest 59.3 59.0 27.8 27.6 8.2 8.5
East North Central 58.8 58.2 27.1 27.2 8.2 8.3
West North Central 60.4 61.0 29.3 28.4 8.1 9.0
South 50.6 51.4 22.6 23.3 6.8 7.1
South Atlantic 54.3 55.1 23.4 23.7 6.9 7.0
East South Central 40.1 42.2 18.7 19.1 6.4 6.9
West South Central 49.6 50.0 23.5 24.7 6.8 7.2
West 55.4 56.7 23.2 22.3 6.9 6.2
Mountain 55.1 54.6 24.7 23.5 8.0 7.0
Pacific 55.5 57.6 22.6 21.8 6.5 5.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58.4 58.6 24.4 25.3 6.8 7.1
Small Metro 55.0 55.4 24.1 23.4 7.5 7.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 55.2 54.9 24.3 22.6 7.8a 6.5
< 250K Pop. 54.4 56.5 23.8 24.9 6.8 7.8
Nonmetro 46.9 49.2 23.6 23.6 7.0 7.9
Urbanized 51.3 54.8 26.7 25.5 8.7 8.8
Less Urbanized 44.1 46.3 21.8 23.0 6.1 7.3
Completely Rural 43.0 40.4 19.8 19.2 4.4 7.2

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