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Table 2.1C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 855 856 878 919 844 866
Cigarettes 879 870 848 857 808 806
Smokeless Tobacco 703 705 312 345 281 310
Cigars 872 850 484 492 337 364
Pipe Tobacco2 735 717 -- -- 170 147
ALCOHOL 719 706 959 955 1,018 981
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 767 733
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 429 412
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Table 2.1D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.34 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.34 0.35
Cigarettes 0.35 0.35 0.34 0.34 0.33 0.32
Smokeless Tobacco 0.28 0.28 0.13 0.14 0.11 0.12
Cigars 0.35 0.34 0.20 0.20 0.14 0.15
Pipe Tobacco2 0.30 0.29 -- -- 0.07 0.06
ALCOHOL 0.29 0.28 0.39 0.38 0.41 0.39
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.31 0.29
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.17 0.16
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Table 2.1P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.8742   0.3591   0.5856  
Cigarettes 0.6571   0.3225   0.4816  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.6518   0.1590   0.1817  
Cigars 0.8241   0.3316   0.6303  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.4547   --   0.4128  
ALCOHOL 0.8510   0.5130   0.3948  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.8932  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.8096  
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Table 2.2C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or 13: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 41 39 28 29 19 20
Cigarettes 37 34 25 26 17 18
Smokeless Tobacco 18 17 13 12 8 7
Cigars 21 21 17 16 11 9
Pipe Tobacco2 10 10 -- -- 4 7
ALCOHOL 48 46 40 39 23 23
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 15 16
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 2 6
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Table 2.2D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or 13: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.47 0.48 0.34 0.36 0.23 0.26
Cigarettes 0.43 0.42 0.30 0.33 0.21 0.23
Smokeless Tobacco 0.22 0.22 0.16 0.15 0.10 0.09
Cigars 0.25 0.26 0.21 0.21 0.13 0.12
Pipe Tobacco2 0.12 0.13 -- -- 0.05 0.09
ALCOHOL 0.53 0.54 0.46 0.48 0.27 0.29
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.18 0.20
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.03 0.08
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Table 2.2P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or 13: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.7016   0.8245   0.6709  
Cigarettes 0.5441   0.8525   0.3632  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.5261   0.7708   0.9928  
Cigars 0.9383   0.4315   0.6395  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.7352   --   0.4877  
ALCOHOL 0.5399   0.6562   0.7568  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.8999  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.1750  
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Table 2.3C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 14 or 15: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 68 68 57 54 41 38
Cigarettes 62 60 49 46 36 33
Smokeless Tobacco 33 33 29 28 20 17
Cigars 44 43 37 34 23 22
Pipe Tobacco2 18 17 -- -- 12 11
ALCOHOL 84 83 76 73 50 46
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 36 32
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 19 12
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Table 2.3D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 14 or 15: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.68 0.66 0.60 0.57 0.45 0.42
Cigarettes 0.65 0.61 0.53 0.50 0.40 0.37
Smokeless Tobacco 0.37 0.37 0.33 0.32 0.23 0.20
Cigars 0.48 0.47 0.41 0.38 0.26 0.25
Pipe Tobacco2 0.21 0.20 -- -- 0.14 0.13
ALCOHOL 0.77 0.75 0.74 0.70 0.55 0.50
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.41 0.35
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.22 0.14
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Table 2.3P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 14 or 15: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.6396   0.2832   0.0764  
Cigarettes 0.2792   0.2725   0.1584  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.4678   0.7683   0.3929  
Cigars 0.4170   0.1213   0.4584  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.9071   --   0.9549  
ALCOHOL 0.3482   0.3881   0.0327  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.1141  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.1550  
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Table 2.4C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 16 or 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 94 87 80 74 63 57
Cigarettes 85 82 71 65 56 50
Smokeless Tobacco 50 43 41 35 29 24
Cigars 61 63 52 51 36 33
Pipe Tobacco2 26 26 -- -- 14 11
ALCOHOL 110 103 100 91 73 67
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 57 51
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 32 27
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Table 2.4D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 16 or 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.78 0.78 0.74 0.71 0.64 0.60
Cigarettes 0.75 0.75 0.69 0.66 0.59 0.54
Smokeless Tobacco 0.54 0.48 0.45 0.39 0.32 0.27
Cigars 0.60 0.63 0.54 0.53 0.40 0.37
Pipe Tobacco2 0.30 0.30 -- -- 0.17 0.13
ALCOHOL 0.75 0.75 0.78 0.74 0.71 0.68
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.60 0.54
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.36 0.31
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Table 2.4P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 16 or 17: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.0785   0.0217   0.0051  
Cigarettes 0.1180   0.0385   0.0082  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.0070   0.0498   0.1716  
Cigars 0.0472   0.0098   0.0351  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.9890   --   0.5974  
ALCOHOL 0.0064   0.0133   0.0041  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.0056  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.0534  
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Table 2.5C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 20: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 206 186 172 161 134 127
Cigarettes 190 167 153 138 121 114
Smokeless Tobacco 93 87 70 62 47 45
Cigars 149 136 114 110 78 70
Pipe Tobacco2 52 56 -- -- 24 25
ALCOHOL 250 224 242 213 202 170
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 163 138
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 83 77
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Table 2.5D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 20: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.75 0.74 0.77 0.75 0.72 0.70
Cigarettes 0.75 0.74 0.75 0.70 0.70 0.68
Smokeless Tobacco 0.57 0.57 0.46 0.42 0.33 0.33
Cigars 0.74 0.72 0.64 0.63 0.52 0.47
Pipe Tobacco2 0.36 0.39 -- -- 0.18 0.19
ALCOHOL 0.67 0.65 0.76 0.72 0.84 0.76
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.80 0.72
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.51 0.50
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Table 2.5P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 20: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.7927   0.2442   0.5358  
Cigarettes 0.9706   0.2378   0.3747  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.5069   0.4665   0.6431  
Cigars 0.4915   0.4539   0.2744  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.1256   --   0.1938  
ALCOHOL 0.6042   0.3870   0.0663  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.0584  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.2968  
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Table 2.6C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 to 25: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 244 265 199 208 173 170
Cigarettes 229 247 183 186 159 153
Smokeless Tobacco 107 122 63 67 47 51
Cigars 181 187 117 114 76 77
Pipe Tobacco2 68 65 -- -- 22 22
ALCOHOL 298 312 285 299 251 262
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 192 201
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 100 109
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Table 2.6D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 to 25: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.54 0.55 0.61 0.62 0.62 0.59
Cigarettes 0.56 0.57 0.62 0.60 0.61 0.57
Smokeless Tobacco 0.45 0.49 0.31 0.32 0.23 0.25
Cigars 0.61 0.58 0.48 0.46 0.34 0.35
Pipe Tobacco2 0.32 0.31 -- -- 0.11 0.11
ALCOHOL 0.41 0.39 0.50 0.47 0.59 0.56
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.60 0.63
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.43 0.45
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Table 2.6P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 to 25: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.5313   0.1999   0.1542  
Cigarettes 0.2083   0.2071   0.0954  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.8783   0.4874   0.2827  
Cigars 0.1793   0.2001   0.4703  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.3671   --   0.6309  
ALCOHOL 0.1012   0.2770   0.1228  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.9544  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.9653  
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Table 2.7C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 to 34: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 268 268 290 314 291 297
Cigarettes 283 276 289 307 279 290
Smokeless Tobacco 239 236 129 141 112 126
Cigars 287 292 203 207 143 158
Pipe Tobacco2 143 162 -- -- 43 51
ALCOHOL 197 182 244 258 294 302
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 285 290
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 178 187
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Table 2.7D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 to 34: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.76 0.75 0.82 0.88 0.82 0.83
Cigarettes 0.80 0.77 0.82 0.86 0.79 0.81
Smokeless Tobacco 0.68 0.66 0.37 0.40 0.32 0.35
Cigars 0.81 0.82 0.57 0.58 0.40 0.44
Pipe Tobacco2 0.41 0.45 -- -- 0.12 0.14
ALCOHOL 0.56 0.51 0.69 0.72 0.83 0.85
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.81 0.81
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.50 0.52
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Table 2.7P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 to 34: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.7705   1.0000   0.8001  
Cigarettes 0.3315   0.3452   0.8808  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.9488   0.3322   0.4023  
Cigars 0.6906   0.5866   0.8658  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.4730   --   0.8667  
ALCOHOL 0.3714   0.4475   0.4281  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.2278  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.2198  
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Table 2.8C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 35 or Older: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 754 773 750 824 719 802
Cigarettes 780 789 723 750 687 729
Smokeless Tobacco 644 648 249 289 236 271
Cigars 774 779 393 417 282 320
Pipe Tobacco2 693 662 -- -- 159 132
ALCOHOL 647 633 901 879 935 897
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 641 613
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 357 350
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Table 2.8D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 35 or Older: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.49 0.49 0.49 0.53 0.47 0.51
Cigarettes 0.50 0.50 0.47 0.48 0.44 0.47
Smokeless Tobacco 0.42 0.41 0.16 0.18 0.15 0.17
Cigars 0.50 0.50 0.25 0.27 0.18 0.20
Pipe Tobacco2 0.45 0.42 -- -- 0.10 0.08
ALCOHOL 0.42 0.40 0.58 0.56 0.60 0.57
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.41 0.39
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.23 0.22
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Table 2.8P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 35 or Older: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.9857   0.4011   0.8395  
Cigarettes 0.4578   0.1805   0.5655  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.6259   0.1524   0.2329  
Cigars 0.7014   0.9774   0.9734  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.7355   --   0.2686  
ALCOHOL 0.5587   0.6096   0.4298  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.8209  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   1.0000  
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Table 2.9C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 510 515 620 672 595 627
Cigarettes 560 557 605 605 574 564
Smokeless Tobacco 599 596 282 323 251 294
Cigars 628 647 429 440 311 332
Pipe Tobacco2 634 643 -- -- 168 132
ALCOHOL 401 374 604 592 667 632
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 585 585
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 375 355
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Table 2.9D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.42 0.42 0.52 0.55 0.50 0.52
Cigarettes 0.47 0.46 0.50 0.50 0.48 0.46
Smokeless Tobacco 0.50 0.49 0.23 0.27 0.21 0.24
Cigars 0.52 0.53 0.36 0.36 0.26 0.27
Pipe Tobacco2 0.53 0.53 -- -- 0.14 0.11
ALCOHOL 0.33 0.31 0.50 0.49 0.55 0.52
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.49 0.48
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.31 0.29
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Table 2.9P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.8070   0.1614   0.3231  
Cigarettes 0.2586   0.1516   0.2279  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.5547   0.2076   0.1451  
Cigars 0.9141   0.3496   0.7782  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.6753   --   0.1327  
ALCOHOL 0.7041   0.4248   0.1539  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.8556  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.9857  
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Table 2.10C – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 629 658 545 585 511 556
Cigarettes 639 665 531 579 493 551
Smokeless Tobacco 280 297 119 101 113 75
Cigars 461 446 185 191 116 114
Pipe Tobacco2 246 251 -- -- 30 55
ALCOHOL 558 547 671 671 674 670
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 394 396
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 171 193
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Table 2.10D – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.49 0.51 0.43 0.46 0.40 0.43
Cigarettes 0.50 0.52 0.42 0.45 0.39 0.43
Smokeless Tobacco 0.22 0.23 0.09 0.08 0.09 0.06
Cigars 0.36 0.35 0.14 0.15 0.09 0.09
Pipe Tobacco2 0.19 0.19 -- -- 0.02 0.04
ALCOHOL 0.44 0.43 0.53 0.52 0.53 0.52
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.31 0.31
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.13 0.15
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Table 2.10P – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Substance Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 0.6890   0.8729   0.7876  
Cigarettes 0.7200   0.9584   0.8173  
Smokeless Tobacco 0.8734   0.4861   0.9413  
Cigars 0.8063   0.7035   0.4813  
Pipe Tobacco2 0.2738   --   0.0243  
ALCOHOL 0.6080   0.8258   0.8867  
Binge Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.9945  
Heavy Alcohol Use3 --   --   0.5533  
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Table 2.11C – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 855 856 878 919 844 866
12 23 22 14 15 10 12
13 32 31 23 25 16 17
14 43 41 36 31 27 21
15 51 51 42 41 31 30
16 61 55 53 46 40 34
17 64 64 56 55 48 45
18 94 95 82 85 71 71
19 97 98 84 85 64 66
20 105 90 87 77 74 66
21 100 95 85 80 77 69
22 91 94 80 77 70 69
23 90 104 74 81 65 67
24 94 90 80 70 71 62
25 85 89 71 73 64 67
26-29 366 397 279 304 253 270
30-34 367 381 274 275 250 244
35-39 439 450 298 283 275 267
40-44 434 466 304 307 265 287
45-49 457 465 321 305 299 292
50-54 656 634 410 449 390 422
55-59 579 584 341 336 316 309
60-64 493 547 282 288 263 272
65 or Older 440 460 325 336 308 328
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Table 2.11D – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.34 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.34 0.35
12 0.55 0.54 0.35 0.39 0.24 0.30
13 0.72 0.74 0.55 0.59 0.39 0.41
14 0.93 0.87 0.80 0.70 0.62 0.50
15 0.96 0.97 0.84 0.85 0.66 0.66
16 1.08 1.04 1.03 0.93 0.80 0.74
17 1.09 1.12 1.09 1.03 1.03 0.92
18 1.14 1.13 1.15 1.15 1.13 1.12
19 1.30 1.28 1.32 1.28 1.21 1.18
20 1.17 1.23 1.36 1.27 1.34 1.22
21 1.23 1.21 1.33 1.28 1.34 1.26
22 1.24 1.18 1.30 1.28 1.29 1.28
23 1.10 1.27 1.25 1.28 1.24 1.26
24 1.21 1.07 1.33 1.26 1.33 1.25
25 1.14 1.15 1.30 1.36 1.31 1.37
26-29 1.04 1.07 1.21 1.27 1.21 1.19
30-34 1.00 1.03 1.08 1.14 1.09 1.08
35-39 1.03 1.08 1.10 1.12 1.06 1.07
40-44 1.04 1.09 1.14 1.16 1.05 1.12
45-49 0.91 0.93 1.08 1.09 1.06 1.08
50-54 1.38 1.46 1.51 1.71 1.47 1.68
55-59 1.56 1.41 1.56 1.61 1.48 1.53
60-64 1.58 1.67 1.80 1.66 1.70 1.60
65 or Older 1.21 1.23 0.90 0.90 0.85 0.88
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Table 2.11P – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.8742   0.3591   0.5856  
12 0.6935   0.6953   0.5074  
13 0.4300   0.9861   0.9319  
14 0.9620   0.3541   0.1502  
15 0.5483   0.4963   0.2659  
16 0.0851   0.0769   0.1351  
17 0.3347   0.1063   0.0126  
18 0.3782   0.1617   0.7128  
19 0.7149   0.4960   0.6669  
20 0.4728   0.9365   0.2592  
21 0.4232   0.5019   0.6450  
22 0.4377   0.0740   0.1071  
23 0.2157   0.1464   0.0812  
24 0.7261   0.1307   0.0567  
25 0.8279   0.2737   0.1419  
26-29 0.4693   0.3145   0.6372  
30-34 0.7425   0.2579   0.3502  
35-39 0.3406   0.0731   0.1979  
40-44 0.6361   0.8485   0.5985  
45-49 0.5245   0.4000   0.8867  
50-54 0.8190   0.7573   0.7753  
55-59 0.2099   0.8671   0.7473  
60-64 0.4011   0.8736   0.9001  
65 or Older 0.6410   0.7240   0.5624  
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Table 2.12C – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 879 870 848 857 808 806
12 20 18 13 13 8 10
13 29 28 20 22 15 16
14 38 34 29 26 22 18
15 48 48 38 37 28 27
16 57 52 46 41 35 31
17 57 61 49 49 43 40
18 89 86 75 75 63 62
19 92 91 78 76 60 61
20 97 85 78 70 68 61
21 93 87 76 73 68 65
22 87 89 75 73 65 64
23 87 99 71 72 64 60
24 92 85 72 64 66 58
25 80 86 63 68 58 62
26-29 351 381 255 283 236 256
30-34 350 361 246 251 234 228
35-39 416 434 272 256 252 245
40-44 420 443 266 275 236 261
45-49 443 455 288 271 274 260
50-54 648 611 377 400 357 379
55-59 570 570 320 289 299 280
60-64 483 543 255 260 246 243
65 or Older 439 474 289 306 255 295
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Table 2.12D – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.35 0.35 0.34 0.34 0.33 0.32
12 0.49 0.46 0.31 0.32 0.19 0.25
13 0.66 0.67 0.48 0.55 0.35 0.39
14 0.84 0.75 0.67 0.60 0.51 0.43
15 0.93 0.94 0.77 0.76 0.60 0.60
16 1.04 1.00 0.91 0.86 0.73 0.67
17 1.06 1.11 1.00 0.97 0.93 0.85
18 1.19 1.16 1.18 1.14 1.09 1.07
19 1.32 1.32 1.32 1.21 1.16 1.14
20 1.26 1.33 1.35 1.27 1.29 1.19
21 1.25 1.33 1.30 1.30 1.26 1.22
22 1.28 1.23 1.32 1.27 1.30 1.23
23 1.15 1.31 1.27 1.24 1.25 1.21
24 1.26 1.14 1.28 1.28 1.30 1.24
25 1.16 1.20 1.25 1.33 1.22 1.29
26-29 1.08 1.10 1.21 1.25 1.17 1.19
30-34 1.08 1.04 1.06 1.11 1.07 1.05
35-39 1.08 1.14 1.05 1.07 0.99 1.03
40-44 1.09 1.12 1.04 1.10 0.95 1.06
45-49 0.97 0.99 1.04 1.03 1.01 1.01
50-54 1.41 1.57 1.46 1.59 1.40 1.54
55-59 1.60 1.49 1.50 1.45 1.43 1.41
60-64 1.64 1.74 1.67 1.56 1.62 1.48
65 or Older 1.21 1.27 0.80 0.82 0.70 0.79
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Table 2.12P – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.6571   0.3225   0.4816  
12 0.7900   0.5844   0.2953  
13 0.5639   0.5723   0.6441  
14 0.5806   0.1775   0.1578  
15 0.3188   0.7097   0.4770  
16 0.0645   0.1559   0.1683  
17 0.5937   0.0916   0.0139  
18 0.2957   0.0705   0.7330  
19 0.8569   0.7788   0.5118  
20 0.2992   0.9606   0.4921  
21 0.7394   0.3945   0.4183  
22 0.4924   0.1950   0.1255  
23 0.1496   0.0586   0.0304  
24 0.3110   0.0512   0.0486  
25 0.9384   0.1671   0.3037  
26-29 0.2054   0.0992   0.4042  
30-34 0.9092   0.6874   0.4737  
35-39 0.3040   0.0324   0.1176  
40-44 0.4564   0.9547   0.5741  
45-49 0.4180   0.3904   0.5311  
50-54 0.2252   0.8278   0.8648  
55-59 0.3497   0.2751   0.4688  
60-64 0.3012   0.9769   0.6913  
65 or Older 0.9091   0.6789   0.2287  
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Table 2.13C – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 703 705 312 345 281 310
12 10 9 7 6 4 3
13 14 14 11 11 7 6
14 21 21 19 17 15 9
15 25 24 21 20 14 14
16 35 28 30 23 20 15
17 34 32 28 26 19 18
18 42 47 33 38 24 28
19 45 47 37 33 26 24
20 53 45 39 32 29 22
21 46 48 30 26 21 19
22 45 44 28 25 19 20
23 44 52 26 28 19 23
24 50 44 26 25 20 21
25 41 43 24 27 18 19
26-29 186 194 96 103 82 87
30-34 196 181 90 102 80 93
35-39 235 231 115 103 108 94
40-44 229 234 107 108 92 98
45-49 215 234 80 95 78 90
50-54 297 287 89 149 88 135
55-59 233 251 46 80 46 78
60-64 197 216 62 66 53 66
65 or Older 346 338 142 116 142 113
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Table 2.13D – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.28 0.28 0.13 0.14 0.11 0.12
12 0.26 0.24 0.16 0.15 0.10 0.09
13 0.34 0.34 0.27 0.27 0.16 0.15
14 0.50 0.49 0.45 0.40 0.36 0.21
15 0.54 0.55 0.47 0.47 0.31 0.32
16 0.76 0.62 0.64 0.52 0.44 0.34
17 0.76 0.69 0.65 0.58 0.46 0.41
18 0.78 0.86 0.65 0.72 0.49 0.55
19 0.92 0.95 0.77 0.71 0.58 0.52
20 1.07 1.01 0.85 0.75 0.67 0.55
21 0.99 1.01 0.69 0.61 0.51 0.45
22 1.04 1.00 0.70 0.60 0.50 0.50
23 1.00 1.04 0.65 0.66 0.47 0.54
24 1.08 1.01 0.62 0.65 0.50 0.53
25 1.00 1.01 0.63 0.67 0.46 0.50
26-29 0.99 0.98 0.57 0.58 0.49 0.50
30-34 0.89 0.85 0.45 0.53 0.41 0.48
35-39 0.94 0.98 0.53 0.49 0.50 0.45
40-44 0.92 0.96 0.49 0.49 0.43 0.45
45-49 0.84 0.89 0.34 0.41 0.34 0.39
50-54 1.26 1.26 0.41 0.67 0.40 0.61
55-59 1.19 1.29 0.25 0.45 0.25 0.44
60-64 1.37 1.28 0.46 0.43 0.39 0.43
65 or Older 0.95 0.91 0.39 0.31 0.39 0.30
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Table 2.13P – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.6518   0.1590   0.1817  
12 0.7083   0.6155   0.9020  
13 0.5888   0.9586   0.9322  
14 0.4681   0.8886   0.1379  
15 0.7351   0.6109   0.8619  
16 0.2592   0.5760   0.2079  
17 0.0056   0.0262   0.4627  
18 0.2564   0.6729   0.7892  
19 0.5062   0.2313   0.3863  
20 0.6580   0.5935   0.7652  
21 0.6851   0.6839   0.9308  
22 0.4040   0.3265   0.9096  
23 0.2130   0.3308   0.4468  
24 0.3216   0.2664   0.3539  
25 0.5434   0.2803   0.5004  
26-29 0.4923   0.9486   0.9172  
30-34 0.4161   0.1707   0.1906  
35-39 0.5502   0.4184   0.3380  
40-44 0.7238   0.6464   0.4209  
45-49 0.0092   0.2792   0.2998  
50-54 0.9645   0.0668   0.2115  
55-59 0.1928   0.0325   0.0480  
60-64 0.4547   0.8583   0.6222  
65 or Older 0.2228   0.9264   0.8319  
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Table 2.14C – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 872 850 484 492 337 364
12 9 11 8 8 5 5
13 19 17 15 14 9 8
14 26 26 22 19 13 12
15 34 33 29 28 19 18
16 41 37 35 32 22 20
17 47 49 38 38 28 27
18 69 73 60 62 43 43
19 72 68 57 56 41 37
20 81 69 61 52 43 36
21 78 72 57 48 42 32
22 67 67 48 48 34 33
23 70 78 48 49 28 32
24 75 68 46 42 31 30
25 64 68 43 42 27 31
26-29 282 305 154 180 105 120
30-34 268 283 157 147 105 112
35-39 299 302 153 142 109 108
40-44 289 327 149 161 99 124
45-49 314 338 168 157 116 117
50-54 435 424 213 214 146 165
55-59 386 403 132 176 108 105
60-64 328 373 133 140 74 102
65 or Older 400 404 122 127 109 87
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Table 2.14D – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.35 0.34 0.20 0.20 0.14 0.15
12 0.23 0.29 0.20 0.21 0.13 0.12
13 0.44 0.44 0.36 0.35 0.22 0.21
14 0.61 0.59 0.51 0.44 0.31 0.28
15 0.71 0.71 0.62 0.60 0.43 0.41
16 0.81 0.81 0.72 0.69 0.48 0.46
17 0.95 0.96 0.82 0.79 0.63 0.58
18 1.09 1.13 1.00 1.02 0.81 0.79
19 1.23 1.16 1.09 1.07 0.86 0.80
20 1.30 1.27 1.18 1.11 0.95 0.85
21 1.27 1.27 1.12 0.99 0.90 0.75
22 1.28 1.26 1.07 1.05 0.82 0.77
23 1.28 1.33 1.09 1.02 0.67 0.72
24 1.33 1.25 1.04 0.99 0.75 0.73
25 1.25 1.27 1.02 1.01 0.70 0.78
26-29 1.18 1.27 0.82 0.93 0.61 0.66
30-34 1.05 1.13 0.76 0.74 0.53 0.58
35-39 1.05 1.03 0.68 0.66 0.50 0.52
40-44 1.04 1.20 0.65 0.72 0.46 0.57
45-49 1.04 1.09 0.70 0.65 0.50 0.51
50-54 1.51 1.57 0.95 0.94 0.66 0.73
55-59 1.71 1.70 0.70 0.94 0.58 0.58
60-64 1.90 1.79 0.97 0.89 0.55 0.66
65 or Older 1.10 1.08 0.34 0.34 0.30 0.23
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Table 2.14P – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.8241   0.3316   0.6303  
12 0.3940   0.5398   0.5843  
13 0.6844   0.5736   0.8197  
14 0.6631   0.5893   0.8542  
15 0.4642   0.1184   0.4470  
16 0.0781   0.1191   0.3324  
17 0.2392   0.0280   0.0356  
18 0.7496   0.2897   0.2382  
19 0.6174   0.8731   0.3107  
20 0.3415   0.6998   0.7983  
21 0.1682   0.1712   0.1079  
22 0.0701   0.0088   0.0466  
23 0.6909   0.9328   0.5154  
24 0.6029   0.6515   0.6603  
25 0.6887   0.4420   0.1612  
26-29 0.2403   0.3362   0.5806  
30-34 0.4896   0.0497   0.7004  
35-39 0.3632   0.5694   0.8949  
40-44 0.3284   0.6533   0.6243  
45-49 0.9579   0.2600   0.2058  
50-54 0.4824   0.7702   0.1609  
55-59 0.2186   0.0893   0.9915  
60-64 0.2947   0.3135   0.2242  
65 or Older 0.7935   0.5347   0.1050  
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Table 2.15C – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 719 706 959 955 1,018 981
12 27 27 22 22 13 13
13 38 37 32 32 19 19
14 51 50 46 41 27 29
15 66 65 60 59 43 34
16 72 68 64 60 45 43
17 76 74 71 65 54 48
18 112 109 106 101 83 84
19 108 119 105 115 93 90
20 125 106 120 99 101 85
21 124 113 121 109 109 96
22 100 107 98 104 89 95
23 104 119 99 111 91 102
24 105 104 99 101 88 93
25 94 99 89 95 82 85
26-29 395 439 374 407 339 379
30-34 425 434 393 408 354 355
35-39 499 496 455 456 385 410
40-44 477 505 437 472 394 422
45-49 491 494 432 445 394 403
50-54 687 670 615 598 551 534
55-59 637 631 561 566 472 512
60-64 516 573 440 509 388 456
65 or Older 404 430 488 523 474 478
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Table 2.15D – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.29 0.28 0.39 0.38 0.41 0.39
12 0.62 0.66 0.53 0.56 0.31 0.33
13 0.81 0.85 0.72 0.76 0.44 0.46
14 1.02 1.01 0.97 0.88 0.63 0.66
15 1.09 1.08 1.08 1.05 0.88 0.71
16 1.09 1.00 1.10 0.99 0.89 0.91
17 1.02 1.05 1.11 1.06 1.04 0.95
18 1.08 1.04 1.22 1.15 1.19 1.19
19 1.13 1.03 1.22 1.16 1.36 1.25
20 0.97 1.04 1.15 1.08 1.36 1.29
21 0.85 0.77 1.00 0.90 1.23 1.13
22 0.89 0.85 1.06 1.01 1.32 1.21
23 0.88 0.89 1.01 1.06 1.21 1.31
24 0.90 0.68 1.04 0.88 1.21 1.18
25 0.75 0.72 1.01 0.96 1.24 1.17
26-29 0.77 0.71 0.96 0.98 1.19 1.21
30-34 0.72 0.74 0.92 1.01 1.08 1.15
35-39 0.78 0.72 1.02 1.05 1.11 1.21
40-44 0.74 0.74 1.02 1.04 1.15 1.18
45-49 0.64 0.64 0.96 0.99 1.09 1.11
50-54 1.15 1.18 1.51 1.62 1.58 1.66
55-59 1.22 0.96 1.78 1.72 1.80 1.88
60-64 1.28 1.30 2.05 1.96 2.10 2.07
65 or Older 1.11 1.15 1.34 1.40 1.31 1.28
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Table 2.15P – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Age Category Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.8510   0.5130   0.3948  
12 0.8378   0.7608   0.7371  
13 0.5403   0.7354   0.8810  
14 0.8016   0.7965   0.5364  
15 0.1395   0.3493   0.0015  
16 0.1201   0.2250   0.2017  
17 0.0094   0.0118   0.0016  
18 0.4164   0.7651   0.8697  
19 0.4194   0.5769   0.0879  
20 0.3440   0.5640   0.1974  
21 0.4557   0.4628   0.4765  
22 0.1109   0.3119   0.0257  
23 0.4548   0.9800   0.7219  
24 0.1606   0.0389   0.1620  
25 0.3281   0.7008   0.7875  
26-29 0.2157   0.1704   0.0134  
30-34 0.9551   0.7918   0.1632  
35-39 0.3431   0.4337   0.8419  
40-44 0.6902   0.7535   0.7160  
45-49 0.9675   0.3226   0.3941  
50-54 0.5458   0.3807   0.3297  
55-59 0.0297   0.3597   0.3172  
60-64 0.7850   0.2734   0.3457  
65 or Older 0.1356   0.4897   0.3445  
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Table 2.16C – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2007 and 2008
Age Category 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 1,018 981 767 733 429 412
12 13 13 8 9 1 2
13 19 19 13 14 2 6
14 27 29 17 21 4 6
15 43 34 32 23 18 10
16 45 43 35 34 19 17
17 54 48 44 39 25 21
18 83 84 71 66 35 33
19 93 90 79 71 42 41
20 101 85 81 70 48 43
21 109 96 84 76 46 46
22 89 95 73 74 40 44
23 91 102 71 78 44 42
24 88 93 70 74 40 42
25 82 85 64 67 35 34
26-29 339 379 253 286 131 151
30-34 354 355 235 247 120 125
35-39 385 410 257 262 140 124
40-44 394 422 250 249 130 125
45-49 394 403 237 240 141 126
50-54 551 534 333 312 194 170
55-59 472 512 236 287 119 145
60-64 388 456 210 224 98 104
65 or Older 474 478 248 273 101 145
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Table 2.16D – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2007 and 2008
Age Category 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.41 0.39 0.31 0.29 0.17 0.16
12 0.31 0.33 0.20 0.22 0.03 0.05
13 0.44 0.46 0.30 0.34 0.04 0.15
14 0.63 0.66 0.42 0.48 0.11 0.15
15 0.88 0.71 0.68 0.52 0.40 0.23
16 0.89 0.91 0.74 0.74 0.42 0.38
17 1.04 0.95 0.92 0.83 0.59 0.47
18 1.19 1.19 1.16 1.07 0.65 0.60
19 1.36 1.25 1.34 1.16 0.87 0.84
20 1.36 1.29 1.35 1.26 0.96 0.93
21 1.23 1.13 1.31 1.24 0.99 1.00
22 1.32 1.21 1.32 1.31 0.96 0.98
23 1.21 1.31 1.25 1.33 1.00 0.89
24 1.21 1.18 1.29 1.33 0.94 0.95
25 1.24 1.17 1.28 1.28 0.86 0.83
26-29 1.19 1.21 1.19 1.20 0.74 0.83
30-34 1.08 1.15 1.00 1.07 0.61 0.64
35-39 1.11 1.21 0.99 1.07 0.62 0.59
40-44 1.15 1.18 0.98 0.96 0.59 0.57
45-49 1.09 1.11 0.89 0.93 0.59 0.54
50-54 1.58 1.66 1.36 1.33 0.86 0.75
55-59 1.80 1.88 1.18 1.43 0.63 0.80
60-64 2.10 2.07 1.44 1.37 0.72 0.68
65 or Older 1.31 1.28 0.68 0.73 0.28 0.39
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Table 2.16P – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Age Category 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.3948   0.8932   0.8096  
12 0.7371   0.9409   0.4601  
13 0.8810   0.9166   0.2445  
14 0.5364   0.2902   0.2555  
15 0.0015   0.0061   0.0504  
16 0.2017   0.6921   0.8679  
17 0.0016   0.0004   0.0130  
18 0.8697   0.6379   0.5494  
19 0.0879   0.0644   0.4023  
20 0.1974   0.3110   0.7226  
21 0.4765   0.5425   0.6697  
22 0.0257   0.9591   0.4194  
23 0.7219   0.8623   0.2991  
24 0.1620   0.3293   0.8350  
25 0.7875   0.9078   0.4629  
26-29 0.0134   0.0057   0.0125  
30-34 0.1632   0.2181   0.3391  
35-39 0.8419   0.5028   0.2266  
40-44 0.7160   0.2107   0.4204  
45-49 0.3941   1.0000   0.6047  
50-54 0.3297   0.5014   0.9418  
55-59 0.3172   0.3498   0.4980  
60-64 0.3457   0.2016   0.4704  
65 or Older 0.3445   0.5432   0.1031  
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Table 2.17C – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 855 856 878 919 844 866
AGE            
12-17 108 98 95 85 76 69
18-25 148 157 159 165 162 153
26 or Older 814 816 829 880 801 845
GENDER            
Male 510 515 620 672 595 627
Female 629 658 545 585 511 556
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 774 771 826 870 787 825
White 619 614 740 770 706 720
Black or African American 310 303 290 315 269 308
American Indian or Alaska Native 122 105 77 89 72 86
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 87 * * * * *
Asian 271 289 179 183 153 173
Two or More Races 142 172 92 124 88 122
Hispanic or Latino 355 351 309 287 291 272
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Table 2.17D – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.34 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.34 0.35
AGE            
12-17 0.43 0.39 0.38 0.34 0.30 0.28
18-25 0.45 0.48 0.49 0.50 0.49 0.47
26 or Older 0.43 0.43 0.44 0.46 0.42 0.44
GENDER            
Male 0.42 0.42 0.52 0.55 0.50 0.52
Female 0.49 0.51 0.43 0.46 0.40 0.43
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.36 0.36 0.39 0.41 0.37 0.38
White 0.37 0.36 0.44 0.45 0.42 0.43
Black or African American 1.06 1.03 0.99 1.07 0.92 1.04
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.57 3.24 5.07 4.39 4.83 4.62
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5.52 * * * * *
Asian 2.01 1.95 1.55 1.49 1.35 1.44
Two or More Races 2.69 2.32 2.81 3.25 2.73 3.23
Hispanic or Latino 1.04 1.00 0.90 0.82 0.85 0.78
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Table 2.17P – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.8742   0.3591   0.5856  
AGE            
12-17 0.3036   0.0724   0.0133  
18-25 0.8202   0.8418   0.4754  
26 or Older 0.9150   0.4325   0.7742  
GENDER            
Male 0.8070   0.1614   0.3231  
Female 0.6890   0.8729   0.7876  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.8445   0.7234   0.9151  
White 0.9854   0.5857   0.5923  
Black or African American 0.7900   0.3688   0.1959  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3528   0.2812   0.3087  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.3631   0.2201   0.4388  
Two or More Races 0.0715   0.6431   0.6270  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3285   0.1016   0.2334  
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Table 2.18C – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 108 98 95 85 76 69
GENDER            
Male 75 69 69 63 57 50
Female 70 69 59 58 48 46
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 98 86 86 73 69 59
White 109 97 93 80 72 57
Black or African American 48 43 36 31 27 22
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 12 8 11 7 6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 23 28 18 13 13 12
Two or More Races 12 16 7 14 6 12
Hispanic or Latino 44 46 36 42 30 33
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 75 70 68 59 53 43
Female, White, Not Hispanic 68 61 57 52 44 37
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 33 29 27 23 21 16
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 30 29 21 20 15 15
Male, Hispanic 40 39 32 32 25 25
Female, Hispanic 31 39 25 32 18 23
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Table 2.18D – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.43 0.39 0.38 0.34 0.30 0.28
GENDER            
Male 0.58 0.55 0.53 0.49 0.44 0.39
Female 0.56 0.57 0.48 0.48 0.39 0.37
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.48 0.43 0.42 0.36 0.34 0.29
White 0.56 0.50 0.51 0.44 0.42 0.34
Black or African American 0.98 0.90 0.82 0.73 0.67 0.57
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.25 4.49 4.58 4.03 4.05 3.60
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.00 2.57 1.66 1.31 1.21 1.19
Two or More Races 2.27 2.63 1.73 2.33 1.45 2.21
Hispanic or Latino 0.95 0.98 0.78 0.89 0.64 0.71
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.76 0.72 0.72 0.65 0.61 0.51
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.74 0.71 0.65 0.63 0.54 0.48
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1.42 1.29 1.27 1.10 1.04 0.85
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.33 1.34 0.98 0.97 0.76 0.77
Male, Hispanic 1.41 1.35 1.18 1.20 1.01 0.96
Female, Hispanic 1.21 1.45 0.99 1.24 0.75 0.94
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Table 2.18P – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.3036   0.0724   0.0133  
GENDER            
Male 0.0256   0.0086   0.0075  
Female 0.4753   0.8334   0.4568  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.1087   0.0256   0.0014  
White 0.0219   0.0032   0.0003  
Black or African American 0.5921   0.9023   0.3888  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0150   0.0075   0.3387  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.3926   0.5365   0.9270  
Two or More Races 0.2117   0.0467   0.1023  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3618   0.5884   0.2582  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.0028   0.0010   0.0047  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.7612   0.4484   0.0226  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.4979   0.6829   0.3720  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.9487   0.7629   0.7694  
Male, Hispanic 0.8133   1.0000   0.5118  
Female, Hispanic 0.1105   0.4173   0.3159  
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Table 2.19C – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
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 148 157 159 165 162 153
GENDER            
Male 101 100 110 111 116 108
Female 101 110 102 107 96 101
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 134 138 138 146 144 138
White 286 292 233 242 193 196
Black or African American 114 105 90 84 80 70
American Indian or Alaska Native 20 18 18 15 17 12
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 57 54 47 38 38 30
Two or More Races 26 23 23 20 21 17
Hispanic or Latino 71 71 73 73 68 64
EDUCATION            
< High School 120 104 107 94 100 86
High School Graduate 168 170 142 149 123 126
Some College 204 203 164 162 128 129
College Graduate 115 123 86 92 68 70
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 210 212 173 170 155 146
Part-Time 153 154 122 122 98 97
Unemployed 76 78 67 71 62 61
Other1 132 128 110 109 86 85
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Table 2.19D – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
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 0.45 0.48 0.49 0.50 0.49 0.47
GENDER            
Male 0.61 0.61 0.67 0.67 0.71 0.65
Female 0.62 0.67 0.63 0.66 0.59 0.61
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.50 0.51 0.51 0.54 0.53 0.51
White 0.53 0.53 0.56 0.59 0.60 0.57
Black or African American 1.27 1.27 1.29 1.23 1.23 1.11
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.47 2.69 4.17 4.61 4.41 4.57
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.64 2.65 2.47 2.10 2.21 1.85
Two or More Races 3.09 2.68 3.20 3.21 3.38 3.27
Hispanic or Latino 1.23 1.23 1.27 1.26 1.18 1.11
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.01 0.97 1.10 1.05 1.11 1.07
High School Graduate 0.73 0.75 0.81 0.80 0.79 0.79
Some College 0.80 0.82 0.83 0.82 0.82 0.75
College Graduate 1.19 1.08 1.22 1.30 1.17 1.17
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.57 0.61 0.65 0.70 0.67 0.69
Part-Time 0.87 0.87 0.90 0.86 0.87 0.82
Unemployed 1.50 1.27 1.59 1.44 1.59 1.48
Other1 1.10 1.13 1.09 1.14 1.04 1.00
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Table 2.19P – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
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 0.8202   0.8418   0.4754  
GENDER            
Male 0.3704   0.7041   0.2290  
Female 0.5707   0.8987   0.7669  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2435   0.4585   0.3434  
White 0.8734   0.9355   0.9253  
Black or African American 0.1586   0.9091   0.6485  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5439   0.5971   0.0803  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.0535   0.0336   0.0177  
Two or More Races 0.6488   0.9378   0.8721  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1033   0.3548   0.7800  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.5420   0.8743   0.6289  
High School Graduate 0.6984   0.8247   0.6371  
Some College 0.4916   0.6217   0.7305  
College Graduate 0.6881   0.9325   0.8006  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.9659   0.4539   0.2612  
Part-Time 0.9727   0.8704   0.6482  
Unemployed 0.7248   0.8855   0.8070  
Other1 0.8394   0.7493   0.6345  
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Table 2.20C – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
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 814 816 829 880 801 845
GENDER            
Male 477 477 595 647 572 613
Female 611 643 515 563 486 542
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 740 744 783 837 750 805
White 1,619 1,685 881 896 802 821
Black or African American 583 549 373 371 335 361
American Indian or Alaska Native 117 101 * * * *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 263 273 169 177 146 167
Two or More Races 138 171 88 122 86 120
Hispanic or Latino 341 331 290 270 275 262
EDUCATION            
< High School 659 648 409 431 394 414
High School Graduate 895 871 603 575 572 544
Some College 796 837 486 490 442 450
College Graduate 989 1,060 466 488 385 438
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 1,190 1,287 751 769 681 704
Part-Time 535 542 288 308 268 284
Unemployed 207 252 158 202 146 200
Other1 981 996 525 515 498 498
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Table 2.20D – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
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 0.43 0.43 0.44 0.46 0.42 0.44
GENDER            
Male 0.52 0.52 0.65 0.70 0.63 0.67
Female 0.62 0.64 0.52 0.56 0.49 0.54
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.45 0.44 0.47 0.50 0.45 0.48
White 0.45 0.44 0.52 0.55 0.50 0.52
Black or African American 1.46 1.34 1.38 1.44 1.28 1.41
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.37 4.30 * * * *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.54 2.45 1.91 1.89 1.69 1.80
Two or More Races 3.67 2.92 3.96 4.57 3.88 4.54
Hispanic or Latino 1.43 1.35 1.22 1.10 1.16 1.07
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.20 1.22 1.14 1.23 1.13 1.21
High School Graduate 0.75 0.73 0.81 0.85 0.79 0.83
Some College 0.75 0.79 0.83 0.85 0.78 0.82
College Graduate 0.79 0.72 0.71 0.71 0.63 0.66
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.53 0.50 0.56 0.59 0.54 0.57
Part-Time 1.20 1.25 1.17 1.22 1.13 1.15
Unemployed 2.46 2.59 2.65 2.66 2.67 2.67
Other1 0.88 0.87 0.80 0.79 0.77 0.78
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Table 2.20P – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
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 0.9150   0.4325   0.7742  
GENDER            
Male 0.9874   0.2463   0.5337  
Female 0.9107   0.9268   0.8033  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9618   0.9232   0.8116  
White 0.9885   0.7434   0.7561  
Black or African American 0.7038   0.3905   0.1620  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6475   *   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.5865   0.4495   0.7522  
Two or More Races 0.0634   0.6726   0.6170  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5847   0.0453   0.1527  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.7632   0.4084   0.1614  
High School Graduate 0.8022   0.3283   0.1603  
Some College 0.8725   0.8308   0.8119  
College Graduate 0.7745   0.4195   0.8739  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.6948   0.4036   0.8815  
Part-Time 0.9790   0.8102   0.9245  
Unemployed 0.9613   0.2554   0.3761  
Other1 0.7317   0.6793   0.6027  
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Table 2.21C – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
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 829 831 870 919 838 868
GENDER            
Male 488 493 617 673 592 629
Female 615 649 538 580 505 551
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 756 754 819 870 780 827
White 1,662 1,756 941 966 853 871
Black or African American 617 581 401 400 358 385
American Indian or Alaska Native 121 103 75 87 71 85
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 270 284 177 183 153 173
Two or More Races 141 172 91 123 88 121
Hispanic or Latino 350 341 307 281 290 269
EDUCATION            
< High School 674 659 430 440 413 421
High School Graduate 920 892 627 600 595 563
Some College 825 884 518 525 468 472
College Graduate 994 1,074 478 500 393 446
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 1,228 1,332 794 805 720 734
Part-Time 552 567 319 325 293 298
Unemployed 218 266 170 218 160 211
Other1 981 1,006 535 530 506 507
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Table 2.21D – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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.
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 0.37 0.37 0.39 0.41 0.38 0.39
GENDER            
Male 0.45 0.45 0.57 0.62 0.55 0.58
Female 0.53 0.56 0.47 0.50 0.44 0.47
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.39 0.39 0.42 0.45 0.40 0.42
White 0.39 0.39 0.48 0.50 0.45 0.47
Black or African American 1.20 1.14 1.15 1.22 1.07 1.19
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.71 3.51 5.96 4.93 5.67 5.16
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.21 2.14 1.70 1.64 1.49 1.58
Two or More Races 3.04 2.49 3.33 3.86 3.22 3.83
Hispanic or Latino 1.18 1.12 1.04 0.93 0.98 0.89
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.01 1.02 0.99 1.05 0.97 1.02
High School Graduate 0.63 0.62 0.69 0.74 0.68 0.71
Some College 0.63 0.66 0.70 0.71 0.66 0.68
College Graduate 0.74 0.67 0.68 0.67 0.59 0.62
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.47 0.44 0.51 0.53 0.49 0.51
Part-Time 0.88 0.92 0.92 0.91 0.87 0.86
Unemployed 1.64 1.76 1.79 1.87 1.81 1.84
Other1 0.80 0.79 0.73 0.73 0.71 0.71
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Table 2.21P – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
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 0.9417   0.4191   0.6726  
GENDER            
Male 0.8778   0.2307   0.4038  
Female 0.8372   0.9179   0.7703  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.8114   0.8302   0.9476  
White 0.9666   0.7404   0.7503  
Black or African American 0.9259   0.4080   0.1947  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6811   0.4566   0.3744  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.3763   0.2219   0.4087  
Two or More Races 0.0511   0.7341   0.6716  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3989   0.0810   0.1747  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.6921   0.4341   0.2143  
High School Graduate 0.8728   0.3848   0.1541  
Some College 0.7646   0.7426   0.8827  
College Graduate 0.8116   0.4285   0.9090  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.6829   0.3020   0.6738  
Part-Time 0.9848   0.8231   0.8063  
Unemployed 0.9019   0.2225   0.3294  
Other1 0.7040   0.7387   0.6656  
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Table 2.22C – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 879 870 848 857 808 806
AGE            
12-17 101 94 86 78 67 61
18-25 151 161 161 159 159 148
26 or Older 836 838 802 818 762 781
GENDER            
Male 560 557 605 605 574 564
Female 639 665 531 579 493 551
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 800 790 799 807 747 764
White 660 643 704 707 664 657
Black or African American 306 294 280 307 258 294
American Indian or Alaska Native 121 103 70 86 65 85
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 261 265 160 166 148 156
Two or More Races 137 168 81 116 79 114
Hispanic or Latino 356 348 294 274 279 260
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Table 2.22D – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.35 0.35 0.34 0.34 0.33 0.32
AGE            
12-17 0.40 0.38 0.34 0.31 0.26 0.24
18-25 0.46 0.49 0.49 0.48 0.48 0.45
26 or Older 0.44 0.44 0.42 0.43 0.40 0.41
GENDER            
Male 0.47 0.46 0.50 0.50 0.48 0.46
Female 0.50 0.52 0.42 0.45 0.39 0.43
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.35 0.36
White 0.39 0.38 0.42 0.42 0.39 0.39
Black or African American 1.05 1.00 0.96 1.04 0.88 0.99
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.62 3.71 4.73 4.64 4.47 4.84
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 1.99 1.87 1.43 1.37 1.32 1.31
Two or More Races 2.81 2.59 2.63 3.18 2.56 3.15
Hispanic or Latino 1.04 0.99 0.86 0.78 0.82 0.74
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Table 2.22P – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.6571   0.3225   0.4816  
AGE            
12-17 0.1679   0.1138   0.0335  
18-25 0.4004   0.8433   0.4668  
26 or Older 0.7098   0.3796   0.6344  
GENDER            
Male 0.2586   0.1516   0.2279  
Female 0.7200   0.9584   0.8173  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2901   0.5082   0.7397  
White 0.4510   0.3564   0.4420  
Black or African American 0.9439   0.4152   0.2129  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8487   0.2320   0.1387  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.1870   0.1903   0.2024  
Two or More Races 0.1485   0.5892   0.5712  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1576   0.3116   0.2912  
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Table 2.23C – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 101 94 86 78 67 61
GENDER            
Male 69 63 60 53 48 42
Female 67 68 57 57 45 44
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 91 83 79 67 61 53
White 99 87 81 69 60 50
Black or African American 43 40 30 27 25 19
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 9 8 7 7 5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 22 27 15 13 10 11
Two or More Races 11 15 7 13 6 12
Hispanic or Latino 43 44 34 40 27 30
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 67 58 56 46 41 34
Female, White, Not Hispanic 64 59 54 49 42 37
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 29 28 22 20 20 14
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 28 27 18 17 14 12
Male, Hispanic 35 35 27 29 21 22
Female, Hispanic 30 37 23 30 17 21
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Table 2.23D – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.40 0.38 0.34 0.31 0.26 0.24
GENDER            
Male 0.53 0.49 0.47 0.41 0.37 0.33
Female 0.54 0.56 0.46 0.47 0.37 0.36
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.44 0.41 0.38 0.33 0.30 0.26
White 0.53 0.48 0.46 0.41 0.36 0.31
Black or African American 0.94 0.86 0.72 0.67 0.62 0.49
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.05 5.28 4.33 3.92 3.91 2.54
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.03 2.55 1.46 1.29 0.99 1.16
Two or More Races 2.23 2.48 1.71 2.29 1.36 2.19
Hispanic or Latino 0.92 0.93 0.74 0.84 0.58 0.64
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.72 0.63 0.63 0.54 0.49 0.43
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.72 0.69 0.63 0.61 0.52 0.48
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1.31 1.24 1.10 1.00 0.97 0.72
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.28 1.25 0.88 0.87 0.71 0.64
Male, Hispanic 1.29 1.24 1.04 1.09 0.85 0.87
Female, Hispanic 1.17 1.40 0.95 1.17 0.72 0.89
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Table 2.23P – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.1679   0.1138   0.0335  
GENDER            
Male 0.0109   0.0384   0.0377  
Female 0.6764   0.8329   0.3285  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0489   0.0332   0.0030  
White 0.0054   0.0048   0.0009  
Black or African American 0.3750   0.8615   0.1779  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0965   0.1081   0.2388  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.5575   0.9267   0.7915  
Two or More Races 0.7086   0.1959   0.0935  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3821   0.4497   0.1716  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.0006   0.0042   0.0127  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.5324   0.2504   0.0311  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.2653   0.5762   0.2819  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.8632   0.6978   0.3755  
Male, Hispanic 0.9162   0.5345   0.2393  
Female, Hispanic 0.2443   0.6172   0.4039  
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Table 2.24C – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 151 161 161 159 159 148
GENDER            
Male 109 102 117 109 116 105
Female 100 113 100 107 94 100
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 135 144 141 143 139 136
White 262 267 210 211 174 174
Black or African American 107 97 79 78 69 67
American Indian or Alaska Native 19 18 18 14 14 11
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 56 48 45 34 38 28
Two or More Races 26 20 22 16 19 15
Hispanic or Latino 71 70 73 72 68 62
EDUCATION            
< High School 116 102 102 91 95 84
High School Graduate 160 159 132 135 116 116
Some College 188 182 146 140 113 112
College Graduate 103 110 72 77 60 60
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 198 197 159 150 142 133
Part-Time 140 142 111 109 90 87
Unemployed 74 76 64 68 60 59
Other1 122 113 96 92 73 75
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Table 2.24D – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.46 0.49 0.49 0.48 0.48 0.45
GENDER            
Male 0.66 0.62 0.71 0.66 0.70 0.63
Female 0.62 0.69 0.62 0.65 0.58 0.61
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.50 0.53 0.52 0.53 0.52 0.50
White 0.55 0.56 0.59 0.59 0.59 0.57
Black or African American 1.26 1.29 1.17 1.22 1.12 1.10
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.72 3.11 4.31 4.88 5.18 5.07
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.63 2.54 2.41 2.01 2.18 1.76
Two or More Races 3.15 3.10 3.25 3.15 3.39 3.07
Hispanic or Latino 1.23 1.22 1.26 1.25 1.18 1.07
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.03 0.98 1.07 1.05 1.07 1.07
High School Graduate 0.75 0.76 0.83 0.79 0.81 0.79
Some College 0.81 0.87 0.81 0.81 0.78 0.71
College Graduate 1.25 1.14 1.15 1.26 1.10 1.11
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.62 0.62 0.68 0.67 0.66 0.67
Part-Time 0.88 0.94 0.89 0.87 0.83 0.77
Unemployed 1.52 1.37 1.58 1.49 1.58 1.49
Other1 1.07 1.09 1.04 1.05 0.96 0.95
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Table 2.24P – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.4004   0.8433   0.4668  
GENDER            
Male 0.2046   0.6890   0.3006  
Female 0.9084   0.8782   0.9436  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0605   0.3869   0.3327  
White 0.8897   0.9485   0.7855  
Black or African American 0.0215   0.7790   0.9954  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3466   0.2173   0.5393  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.0131   0.0137   0.0085  
Two or More Races 0.3195   0.3674   0.5313  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0879   0.2364   0.7732  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.6214   0.9772   0.6485  
High School Graduate 0.8601   0.2608   0.8241  
Some College 0.1381   0.2620   0.4642  
College Graduate 0.9513   0.7859   0.6965  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.8096   0.5663   0.1574  
Part-Time 0.6042   0.8744   0.7373  
Unemployed 0.3569   0.9883   0.8590  
Other1 0.3538   0.8033   0.4848  
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Table 2.25C – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 836 838 802 818 762 781
GENDER            
Male 530 524 580 580 547 545
Female 618 650 501 556 469 538
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 765 766 754 770 708 736
White 1,573 1,619 785 794 713 730
Black or African American 553 495 349 347 315 334
American Indian or Alaska Native 117 99 * * * *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 254 253 152 159 142 150
Two or More Races 133 167 78 114 77 112
Hispanic or Latino 343 333 275 259 263 252
EDUCATION            
< High School 636 634 393 415 362 397
High School Graduate 879 839 563 538 535 506
Some College 783 816 445 425 410 408
College Graduate 949 998 392 399 333 367
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 1,131 1,237 666 662 615 611
Part-Time 523 523 274 277 256 256
Unemployed 198 247 145 192 139 191
Other1 958 965 508 475 469 462
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Table 2.25D – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.44 0.44 0.42 0.43 0.40 0.41
GENDER            
Male 0.58 0.57 0.64 0.63 0.60 0.59
Female 0.62 0.65 0.51 0.56 0.47 0.54
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.46 0.46 0.45 0.46 0.43 0.44
White 0.47 0.46 0.49 0.50 0.47 0.47
Black or African American 1.45 1.31 1.34 1.37 1.24 1.32
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.47 4.93 * * * *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.52 2.39 1.76 1.72 1.66 1.63
Two or More Races 3.87 3.32 3.69 4.47 3.64 4.41
Hispanic or Latino 1.44 1.36 1.15 1.06 1.10 1.03
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.22 1.24 1.13 1.20 1.06 1.18
High School Graduate 0.79 0.77 0.78 0.82 0.77 0.79
Some College 0.79 0.84 0.80 0.80 0.74 0.78
College Graduate 0.84 0.76 0.64 0.62 0.56 0.58
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.54 0.52 0.53 0.54 0.51 0.51
Part-Time 1.27 1.31 1.13 1.14 1.09 1.06
Unemployed 2.64 2.65 2.65 2.62 2.60 2.61
Other1 0.88 0.89 0.78 0.76 0.74 0.74
90327
Table 2.25P – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.7098   0.3796   0.6344  
GENDER            
Male 0.4000   0.2154   0.3541  
Female 0.8586   0.9866   0.7884  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.4412   0.6957   1.0000  
White 0.4789   0.4493   0.5796  
Black or African American 0.7463   0.4215   0.1884  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9211   *   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.3806   0.4340   0.4453  
Two or More Races 0.0694   0.4734   0.5197  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3226   0.1457   0.1862  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.4981   0.3806   0.1771  
High School Graduate 0.6842   0.1428   0.1269  
Some College 0.3749   0.7216   0.9047  
College Graduate 0.8619   0.8277   0.8920  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.9639   0.7087   0.7092  
Part-Time 0.9856   0.3466   0.6015  
Unemployed 0.8708   0.4257   0.5969  
Other1 0.4739   0.4100   0.6690  
90327
Table 2.26C – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 853 847 840 851 802 804
GENDER            
Male 541 536 603 602 570 563
Female 625 658 523 571 487 546
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 784 774 791 800 739 761
White 1,616 1,681 838 848 758 771
Black or African American 585 528 370 376 331 358
American Indian or Alaska Native 120 101 69 85 65 84
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 260 263 159 166 148 156
Two or More Races 136 168 81 115 79 113
Hispanic or Latino 350 338 293 269 279 257
EDUCATION            
< High School 653 644 412 424 381 405
High School Graduate 904 861 583 557 554 522
Some College 807 854 473 455 433 426
College Graduate 955 1,012 402 410 341 373
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 1,166 1,277 701 692 647 638
Part-Time 537 545 302 293 277 269
Unemployed 211 261 158 206 151 201
Other1 959 972 513 487 475 468
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Table 2.26D – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.36 0.36
GENDER            
Male 0.50 0.49 0.56 0.55 0.53 0.52
Female 0.54 0.57 0.45 0.49 0.42 0.47
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.41 0.40 0.41 0.41 0.38 0.39
White 0.42 0.40 0.45 0.45 0.43 0.42
Black or African American 1.20 1.11 1.11 1.18 1.02 1.13
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.76 4.03 5.58 5.23 5.28 5.43
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.19 2.08 1.57 1.51 1.46 1.44
Two or More Races 3.21 2.85 3.12 3.77 3.04 3.72
Hispanic or Latino 1.18 1.12 0.99 0.89 0.94 0.85
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.02 1.03 0.98 1.02 0.92 0.99
High School Graduate 0.66 0.66 0.67 0.71 0.66 0.68
Some College 0.66 0.70 0.68 0.67 0.63 0.64
College Graduate 0.79 0.71 0.60 0.59 0.54 0.54
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.48 0.46 0.48 0.49 0.46 0.46
Part-Time 0.93 0.97 0.88 0.85 0.83 0.79
Unemployed 1.75 1.81 1.80 1.82 1.77 1.79
Other1 0.80 0.81 0.72 0.70 0.68 0.67
90327
Table 2.26P – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.6119   0.3652   0.5398  
GENDER            
Male 0.2866   0.1958   0.2671  
Female 0.8430   0.9707   0.7866  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2817   0.5935   0.8567  
White 0.5024   0.4702   0.5582  
Black or African American 0.8843   0.4559   0.1968  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8512   0.3273   0.1791  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.1901   0.1758   0.1799  
Two or More Races 0.0942   0.6348   0.6278  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1921   0.2541   0.2143  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.4533   0.4247   0.2334  
High School Graduate 0.6506   0.2377   0.1575  
Some College 0.2377   0.5475   0.7791  
College Graduate 0.8550   0.8067   0.9335  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.9906   0.5691   0.4753  
Part-Time 0.9255   0.3286   0.5384  
Unemployed 0.9355   0.3934   0.5392  
Other1 0.3933   0.4500   0.7538  
90327
Table 2.27C – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 703 705 312 345 281 310
AGE            
12-17 62 56 53 48 35 30
18-25 119 128 85 89 63 68
26 or Older 670 681 282 328 266 301
GENDER            
Male 599 596 282 323 251 294
Female 280 297 119 101 113 75
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 669 675 294 337 263 304
White 613 612 284 309 254 280
Black or African American 214 248 60 79 55 76
American Indian or Alaska Native 103 54 28 17 27 15
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 7 21 7 12
Asian 73 110 25 78 25 63
Two or More Races 58 87 33 44 31 39
Hispanic or Latino 193 177 103 73 94 61
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Table 2.27D – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.28 0.28 0.13 0.14 0.11 0.12
AGE            
12-17 0.24 0.23 0.21 0.19 0.14 0.12
18-25 0.36 0.39 0.26 0.27 0.19 0.21
26 or Older 0.35 0.35 0.15 0.17 0.14 0.16
GENDER            
Male 0.50 0.49 0.23 0.27 0.21 0.24
Female 0.22 0.23 0.09 0.08 0.09 0.06
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.31 0.31 0.14 0.16 0.12 0.14
White 0.36 0.36 0.17 0.18 0.15 0.17
Black or African American 0.73 0.84 0.20 0.27 0.19 0.26
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.38 4.35 2.11 1.56 2.01 1.39
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 0.96 2.30 0.95 1.35
Asian 0.69 0.98 0.23 0.71 0.23 0.58
Two or More Races 2.01 2.60 1.17 1.42 1.13 1.27
Hispanic or Latino 0.56 0.51 0.30 0.21 0.27 0.18
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Table 2.27P – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.6518   0.1590   0.1817  
AGE            
12-17 0.1203   0.2713   0.1796  
18-25 0.5876   0.9862   0.6583  
26 or Older 0.6600   0.0846   0.1533  
GENDER            
Male 0.5547   0.2076   0.1451  
Female 0.8734   0.4861   0.9413  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.4902   0.1045   0.1135  
White 0.7007   0.4903   0.3445  
Black or African American 0.6840   0.0134   0.0162  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2027   0.9391   0.6541  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   0.3398   0.8226  
Asian 0.2348   0.0939   0.3537  
Two or More Races 0.0166   0.3511   0.6310  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5954   0.6694   0.5788  
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Table 2.28C – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 62 56 53 48 35 30
GENDER            
Male 54 48 48 42 34 28
Female 27 25 18 19 9 9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 58 52 49 45 33 28
White 60 52 51 44 33 28
Black or African American 15 13 10 11 5 5
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 7 6 7 2 1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 8 4 3 2 0 1
Two or More Races 4 8 3 4 2 2
Hispanic or Latino 21 19 17 14 13 7
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 52 46 47 39 32 27
Female, White, Not Hispanic 25 23 17 18 8 9
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 13 12 10 11 5 5
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 8 5 1 1 * 0
Male, Hispanic 19 16 15 12 13 7
Female, Hispanic 9 8 9 5 4 3
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Table 2.28D – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.24 0.23 0.21 0.19 0.14 0.12
GENDER            
Male 0.42 0.38 0.37 0.33 0.26 0.22
Female 0.22 0.21 0.15 0.16 0.07 0.08
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.28 0.26 0.24 0.22 0.16 0.14
White 0.36 0.32 0.31 0.28 0.21 0.19
Black or African American 0.38 0.34 0.26 0.29 0.12 0.13
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.85 3.82 3.22 3.92 0.99 1.07
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 0.82 0.44 0.26 0.17 0.04 0.14
Two or More Races 0.97 1.51 0.62 0.84 0.52 0.41
Hispanic or Latino 0.45 0.40 0.36 0.29 0.28 0.15
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.60 0.54 0.55 0.48 0.39 0.34
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.32 0.32 0.22 0.25 0.10 0.12
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.63 0.62 0.50 0.58 0.24 0.25
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.42 0.26 0.06 0.04 * 0.01
Male, Hispanic 0.78 0.67 0.61 0.50 0.53 0.27
Female, Hispanic 0.40 0.36 0.38 0.23 0.16 0.14
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Table 2.28P – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.1203   0.2713   0.1796  
GENDER            
Male 0.0669   0.2057   0.1247  
Female 0.9316   0.9243   0.6775  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.1624   0.4247   0.3359  
White 0.2108   0.2360   0.2914  
Black or African American 0.3996   0.2280   0.4764  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7660   0.6147   0.9612  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.2154   0.3191   0.5529  
Two or More Races 0.1790   0.1661   0.6851  
Hispanic or Latino 0.6223   0.3332   0.2362  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.0949   0.1350   0.2163  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.6917   0.7075   0.6727  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.8468   0.2151   0.4879  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.1657   0.8553   *  
Male, Hispanic 0.5414   0.4961   0.2038  
Female, Hispanic 0.9114   0.4314   0.9645  
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Table 2.29C – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 119 128 85 89 63 68
GENDER            
Male 103 105 77 79 61 63
Female 49 52 26 26 13 14
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 109 118 79 82 60 64
White 138 138 89 88 63 67
Black or African American 25 24 12 13 8 6
American Indian or Alaska Native 8 10 3 4 3 3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5 4 * 3 * 1
Asian 13 12 7 8 6 5
Two or More Races 16 13 9 7 5 6
Hispanic or Latino 40 45 26 27 16 19
EDUCATION            
< High School 54 54 37 35 30 26
High School Graduate 78 80 53 57 41 43
Some College 85 92 57 53 38 38
College Graduate 54 55 25 29 17 23
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 104 101 69 62 51 51
Part-Time 63 70 39 41 28 27
Unemployed 37 37 25 27 15 18
Other1 55 59 38 39 26 27
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Table 2.29D – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.36 0.39 0.26 0.27 0.19 0.21
GENDER            
Male 0.62 0.63 0.47 0.48 0.37 0.38
Female 0.30 0.32 0.16 0.16 0.08 0.08
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.41 0.43 0.29 0.30 0.22 0.24
White 0.49 0.50 0.37 0.37 0.28 0.30
Black or African American 0.53 0.50 0.25 0.29 0.19 0.13
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.39 4.78 2.02 2.29 1.66 1.53
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3.66 3.41 * 2.49 * 0.96
Asian 0.88 0.77 0.50 0.52 0.41 0.31
Two or More Races 3.05 2.72 1.97 1.76 1.10 1.45
Hispanic or Latino 0.69 0.78 0.45 0.46 0.27 0.32
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.82 0.83 0.57 0.57 0.46 0.44
High School Graduate 0.58 0.61 0.44 0.45 0.35 0.35
Some College 0.62 0.67 0.45 0.43 0.32 0.33
College Graduate 0.99 0.98 0.55 0.60 0.37 0.48
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.55 0.56 0.42 0.39 0.32 0.33
Part-Time 0.64 0.67 0.43 0.45 0.32 0.31
Unemployed 1.26 1.09 0.88 0.84 0.56 0.58
Other1 0.71 0.81 0.52 0.56 0.38 0.41
90327
Table 2.29P – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.5876   0.9862   0.6583  
GENDER            
Male 0.6004   0.8916   0.5285  
Female 0.7505   0.7020   0.5234  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.8445   0.8849   0.7845  
White 0.9178   0.7362   0.7075  
Black or African American 0.5088   0.5786   0.4443  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8989   0.3498   0.7147  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5582   *   *  
Asian 0.7196   0.5244   0.9846  
Two or More Races 0.6354   0.3111   0.0997  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0414   0.7416   0.5326  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.2564   0.5296   0.6285  
High School Graduate 0.8138   0.9517   0.8785  
Some College 0.5992   0.8075   0.9952  
College Graduate 0.7429   0.1656   0.0160  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.8326   0.4017   0.2805  
Part-Time 0.3631   0.9688   0.1073  
Unemployed 0.6090   0.6907   0.5445  
Other1 0.2116   0.1840   0.5104  
90327
Table 2.30C – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 670 681 282 328 266 301
GENDER            
Male 569 580 255 308 237 285
Female 272 292 113 96 111 73
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 640 656 266 322 249 296
White 707 680 262 292 245 272
Black or African American 227 262 58 80 55 77
American Indian or Alaska Native * * 27 15 27 14
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 71 108 24 78 24 62
Two or More Races 57 86 31 43 31 38
Hispanic or Latino 187 169 97 67 91 57
EDUCATION            
< High School 319 266 131 139 124 134
High School Graduate 419 429 182 180 176 168
Some College 371 351 135 136 128 122
College Graduate 400 430 117 183 106 165
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 560 588 236 285 215 263
Part-Time 213 195 55 63 53 53
Unemployed 104 111 52 61 49 58
Other1 435 425 159 145 154 133
90327
Table 2.30D – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.35 0.35 0.15 0.17 0.14 0.16
GENDER            
Male 0.63 0.63 0.28 0.33 0.26 0.31
Female 0.27 0.29 0.11 0.10 0.11 0.07
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.39 0.39 0.16 0.19 0.15 0.18
White 0.44 0.44 0.19 0.22 0.18 0.20
Black or African American 1.01 1.16 0.28 0.37 0.26 0.36
American Indian or Alaska Native * * 2.78 1.98 2.72 1.92
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 0.87 1.25 0.29 0.91 0.29 0.75
Two or More Races 2.85 3.71 1.63 2.00 1.62 1.80
Hispanic or Latino 0.79 0.69 0.41 0.27 0.38 0.23
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.96 0.86 0.43 0.47 0.41 0.45
High School Graduate 0.65 0.67 0.31 0.31 0.30 0.29
Some College 0.74 0.67 0.29 0.29 0.27 0.26
College Graduate 0.62 0.65 0.20 0.31 0.19 0.28
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.46 0.50 0.22 0.26 0.20 0.24
Part-Time 0.92 0.84 0.26 0.29 0.25 0.25
Unemployed 2.19 1.81 1.15 1.00 1.09 0.96
Other1 0.68 0.68 0.27 0.25 0.26 0.23
90327
Table 2.30P – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.6600   0.0846   0.1533  
GENDER            
Male 0.5497   0.1250   0.1241  
Female 0.8079   0.4065   0.9836  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.4232   0.0529   0.0936  
White 0.6690   0.2876   0.3095  
Black or African American 0.6062   0.0252   0.0139  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   0.8127   0.6857  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.1826   0.1001   0.3611  
Two or More Races 0.0217   0.5030   0.7767  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3222   0.7224   0.5866  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.4595   0.2187   0.1157  
High School Graduate 0.7190   0.4165   0.4596  
Some College 0.6635   0.8326   0.6949  
College Graduate 0.6015   0.2122   0.3495  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.3420   0.1260   0.1415  
Part-Time 0.0768   0.4519   0.9037  
Unemployed 0.3050   0.8436   0.8577  
Other1 0.6136   0.6919   0.8432  
90327
Table 2.31C – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 692 704 303 343 278 309
GENDER            
Male 589 595 275 321 248 293
Female 278 297 116 100 112 74
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 658 674 285 335 260 303
White 736 709 283 310 258 282
Black or African American 229 263 59 80 55 77
American Indian or Alaska Native * 53 28 15 27 15
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 7 21 7 *
Asian 72 110 25 78 25 63
Two or More Races 58 87 33 44 31 39
Hispanic or Latino 191 177 102 72 93 61
EDUCATION            
< High School 329 272 137 143 129 136
High School Graduate 433 435 194 188 184 173
Some College 386 364 146 144 133 126
College Graduate 405 436 119 185 107 167
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 580 606 249 295 224 270
Part-Time 220 210 67 74 60 59
Unemployed 110 119 58 70 52 61
Other1 440 428 164 151 156 136
90327
Table 2.31D – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.31 0.31 0.14 0.15 0.13 0.14
GENDER            
Male 0.55 0.55 0.26 0.30 0.23 0.27
Female 0.24 0.26 0.10 0.09 0.10 0.06
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.34 0.35 0.15 0.17 0.13 0.16
White 0.39 0.39 0.18 0.20 0.16 0.18
Black or African American 0.84 0.95 0.23 0.31 0.22 0.30
American Indian or Alaska Native * 4.93 2.38 1.69 2.32 1.58
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 1.07 2.58 1.06 *
Asian 0.76 1.08 0.26 0.78 0.26 0.63
Two or More Races 2.38 3.14 1.37 1.70 1.33 1.52
Hispanic or Latino 0.65 0.58 0.34 0.24 0.31 0.20
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.82 0.74 0.37 0.41 0.35 0.39
High School Graduate 0.55 0.56 0.27 0.27 0.26 0.25
Some College 0.62 0.56 0.25 0.25 0.23 0.22
College Graduate 0.58 0.61 0.19 0.29 0.17 0.26
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.41 0.45 0.20 0.24 0.18 0.22
Part-Time 0.68 0.64 0.23 0.25 0.20 0.19
Unemployed 1.45 1.26 0.81 0.76 0.72 0.66
Other1 0.62 0.61 0.25 0.23 0.24 0.21
90327
Table 2.31P – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.6004   0.1089   0.1417  
GENDER            
Male 0.4972   0.1444   0.1073  
Female 0.8549   0.4798   0.9110  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.4551   0.0752   0.0933  
White 0.6647   0.3687   0.2889  
Black or African American 0.6646   0.0205   0.0185  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   0.9664   0.6482  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   0.3458   *  
Asian 0.2075   0.0869   0.3636  
Two or More Races 0.0199   0.4058   0.5956  
Hispanic or Latino 0.6233   0.7930   0.6902  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.5990   0.3108   0.1542  
High School Graduate 0.7526   0.4349   0.4904  
Some College 0.5946   0.9191   0.6985  
College Graduate 0.6355   0.1451   0.2074  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.3708   0.2219   0.1085  
Part-Time 0.1466   0.5679   0.5145  
Unemployed 0.2584   0.9163   1.0000  
Other1 0.5026   0.4913   0.7542  
90327
Table 2.32C – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 872 850 484 492 337 364
AGE            
12-17 75 71 66 59 44 40
18-25 156 156 124 125 92 95
26 or Older 835 827 447 464 311 351
GENDER            
Male 628 647 429 440 311 332
Female 461 446 185 191 116 114
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 794 782 454 450 319 336
White 707 700 412 414 287 293
Black or African American 254 265 169 173 136 144
American Indian or Alaska Native 112 35 45 14 30 13
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 31 * 15 * 7
Asian 177 186 94 48 35 32
Two or More Races 93 124 50 51 39 40
Hispanic or Latino 303 314 167 175 106 132
90327
Table 2.32D – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.35 0.34 0.20 0.20 0.14 0.15
AGE            
12-17 0.30 0.29 0.26 0.24 0.18 0.16
18-25 0.48 0.48 0.38 0.38 0.28 0.29
26 or Older 0.44 0.43 0.24 0.24 0.16 0.18
GENDER            
Male 0.52 0.53 0.36 0.36 0.26 0.27
Female 0.36 0.35 0.14 0.15 0.09 0.09
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.37 0.36 0.21 0.21 0.15 0.16
White 0.42 0.41 0.24 0.24 0.17 0.17
Black or African American 0.87 0.90 0.58 0.59 0.46 0.49
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.91 3.27 3.18 1.36 2.24 1.18
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 3.40 * 1.71 * 0.83
Asian 1.49 1.50 0.87 0.46 0.33 0.29
Two or More Races 2.81 3.19 1.75 1.69 1.38 1.32
Hispanic or Latino 0.88 0.90 0.49 0.50 0.31 0.38
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Table 2.32P – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.8241   0.3316   0.6303  
AGE            
12-17 0.1485   0.0073   0.0561  
18-25 0.1475   0.1277   0.1919  
26 or Older 0.6266   0.7800   0.9168  
GENDER            
Male 0.9141   0.3496   0.7782  
Female 0.8063   0.7035   0.4813  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9479   0.4174   0.4841  
White 0.9001   0.6969   0.4898  
Black or African American 0.5926   0.3838   0.6094  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0002   0.0255   0.2646  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.7882   0.0037   0.5345  
Two or More Races 0.2375   0.5339   0.6956  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3607   0.5319   0.5828  
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Table 2.33C – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 75 71 66 59 44 40
GENDER            
Male 58 53 51 46 37 34
Female 44 44 37 36 22 21
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 69 60 60 51 42 35
White 70 64 60 51 41 31
Black or African American 26 25 21 20 13 14
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 6 5 5 * 4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 13 13 13 4 11 1
Two or More Races 6 10 4 8 3 7
Hispanic or Latino 31 35 25 29 15 20
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 55 49 48 41 34 27
Female, White, Not Hispanic 39 37 33 29 19 15
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 19 19 15 16 11 12
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 17 15 13 12 7 10
Male, Hispanic 29 29 23 25 12 18
Female, Hispanic 17 24 13 17 8 10
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Table 2.33D – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.30 0.29 0.26 0.24 0.18 0.16
GENDER            
Male 0.45 0.42 0.39 0.36 0.29 0.27
Female 0.36 0.36 0.30 0.29 0.18 0.17
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.33 0.30 0.29 0.25 0.20 0.17
White 0.41 0.37 0.37 0.31 0.26 0.20
Black or African American 0.62 0.59 0.51 0.49 0.33 0.37
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.26 3.03 2.80 2.83 * 2.39
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 1.23 1.24 1.27 0.40 1.07 0.13
Two or More Races 1.37 1.73 1.09 1.54 0.84 1.28
Hispanic or Latino 0.67 0.74 0.55 0.62 0.32 0.43
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.61 0.55 0.55 0.48 0.42 0.35
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.49 0.47 0.43 0.39 0.26 0.21
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.92 0.92 0.76 0.78 0.55 0.62
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.82 0.74 0.66 0.60 0.37 0.49
Male, Hispanic 1.13 1.11 0.93 0.97 0.49 0.72
Female, Hispanic 0.71 0.98 0.54 0.70 0.35 0.42
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Table 2.33P – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.1485   0.0073   0.0561  
GENDER            
Male 0.0029   0.0020   0.0682  
Female 0.1601   0.7055   0.4574  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0818   0.0021   0.0064  
White 0.0720   0.0014   0.0030  
Black or African American 0.9966   0.8359   0.6217  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1833   0.2319   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.0939   0.0296   0.0822  
Two or More Races 0.1491   0.1711   0.3308  
Hispanic or Latino 0.8082   0.7469   0.1428  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.0032   0.0010   0.0148  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.4565   0.2942   0.0687  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.4719   0.8476   0.9481  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.3879   0.5741   0.4962  
Male, Hispanic 0.4256   0.8235   0.1190  
Female, Hispanic 0.1439   0.3644   0.7822  
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Table 2.34C – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 156 156 124 125 92 95
GENDER            
Male 114 109 101 95 81 79
Female 94 100 69 69 43 47
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 138 139 113 115 85 85
White 215 216 143 146 90 87
Black or African American 67 58 50 43 41 35
American Indian or Alaska Native 16 10 * 8 * 6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 40 32 29 23 13 10
Two or More Races 22 18 17 15 12 10
Hispanic or Latino 66 69 53 52 38 39
EDUCATION            
< High School 84 73 66 57 50 42
High School Graduate 115 120 87 89 62 62
Some College 154 140 102 99 64 58
College Graduate 93 100 59 61 33 34
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 155 153 108 99 74 70
Part-Time 116 110 76 78 50 51
Unemployed 54 56 43 43 31 32
Other1 99 95 73 71 48 42
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Table 2.34D – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.48 0.48 0.38 0.38 0.28 0.29
GENDER            
Male 0.69 0.66 0.61 0.58 0.49 0.47
Female 0.58 0.61 0.42 0.42 0.26 0.28
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.51 0.51 0.42 0.42 0.32 0.31
White 0.57 0.58 0.48 0.51 0.37 0.37
Black or African American 1.09 1.03 0.91 0.84 0.79 0.71
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.81 4.52 * 3.67 * 2.90
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.22 1.75 1.68 1.38 0.93 0.67
Two or More Races 3.42 3.27 3.24 3.03 2.55 2.40
Hispanic or Latino 1.15 1.19 0.91 0.90 0.65 0.68
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.05 0.99 0.93 0.85 0.75 0.68
High School Graduate 0.76 0.76 0.63 0.63 0.49 0.49
Some College 0.82 0.80 0.67 0.67 0.52 0.46
College Graduate 1.28 1.22 1.06 1.01 0.69 0.66
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.68 0.65 0.56 0.54 0.42 0.42
Part-Time 0.90 0.86 0.71 0.73 0.56 0.54
Unemployed 1.55 1.46 1.37 1.20 1.10 0.97
Other1 1.07 1.08 0.89 0.89 0.66 0.60
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Table 2.34P – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.1475   0.1277   0.1919  
GENDER            
Male 0.1397   0.2617   0.0860  
Female 0.5991   0.2873   0.6561  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0983   0.0783   0.0497  
White 0.3531   0.1909   0.0678  
Black or African American 0.8289   0.6739   0.9300  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0842   *   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.0280   0.0426   0.3926  
Two or More Races 0.5513   0.6998   0.6725  
Hispanic or Latino 0.9906   0.8944   0.2841  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.4946   0.5558   0.2285  
High School Graduate 0.5406   0.4980   0.5544  
Some College 0.1396   0.1575   0.4639  
College Graduate 0.9343   0.9124   0.7556  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.4239   0.1075   0.0951  
Part-Time 0.6626   0.4620   0.9658  
Unemployed 0.5375   0.7351   0.9889  
Other1 0.3705   0.9737   0.5000  
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Table 2.35C – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 835 827 447 464 311 351
GENDER            
Male 598 622 403 423 289 324
Female 442 438 161 170 104 100
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 765 767 417 427 293 322
White 1,042 1,075 409 417 279 294
Black or African American 303 306 167 170 132 138
American Indian or Alaska Native * 33 41 11 26 11
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 172 177 88 42 30 30
Two or More Races 90 123 47 48 37 38
Hispanic or Latino 294 298 158 159 101 122
EDUCATION            
< High School 366 369 195 158 142 121
High School Graduate 581 532 231 246 168 178
Some College 545 580 237 265 151 186
College Graduate 700 726 267 295 180 214
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 838 894 395 431 274 315
Part-Time 324 368 113 145 90 109
Unemployed 157 168 90 98 65 74
Other1 607 575 198 200 144 140
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Table 2.35D – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.44 0.43 0.24 0.24 0.16 0.18
GENDER            
Male 0.66 0.68 0.44 0.46 0.32 0.35
Female 0.45 0.44 0.16 0.17 0.11 0.10
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.46 0.46 0.25 0.25 0.18 0.19
White 0.51 0.51 0.29 0.29 0.20 0.21
Black or African American 1.17 1.23 0.77 0.79 0.62 0.65
American Indian or Alaska Native * 4.49 4.09 1.45 2.64 1.40
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 1.88 1.90 1.06 0.51 0.37 0.36
Two or More Races 4.01 4.44 2.36 2.24 1.90 1.80
Hispanic or Latino 1.24 1.22 0.67 0.65 0.42 0.50
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.05 1.09 0.63 0.53 0.46 0.41
High School Graduate 0.82 0.73 0.39 0.41 0.29 0.30
Some College 0.90 0.89 0.48 0.52 0.32 0.39
College Graduate 0.80 0.77 0.44 0.47 0.31 0.36
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.57 0.57 0.35 0.37 0.25 0.29
Part-Time 1.30 1.33 0.53 0.64 0.42 0.49
Unemployed 2.68 2.47 1.87 1.58 1.38 1.23
Other1 0.85 0.82 0.33 0.34 0.24 0.24
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Table 2.35P – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.6266   0.7800   0.9168  
GENDER            
Male 0.6258   0.7087   0.7141  
Female 0.8466   0.8983   0.4180  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.8258   0.9773   0.9105  
White 0.7567   0.7426   0.8927  
Black or African American 0.5932   0.4291   0.6471  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   0.0176   0.2977  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.8193   0.0280   0.9332  
Two or More Races 0.1780   0.6177   0.7899  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3510   0.4813   0.9777  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.8709   0.0291   0.1340  
High School Graduate 0.3338   0.9573   0.6542  
Some College 0.0855   0.2365   0.1214  
College Graduate 0.9411   0.8400   0.7945  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.9281   0.2569   0.6219  
Part-Time 0.4878   0.2743   0.6956  
Unemployed 0.6913   0.9622   0.3410  
Other1 0.6709   0.7000   0.3178  
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Table 2.36C – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 859 843 475 487 331 362
GENDER            
Male 613 639 423 438 306 331
Female 457 447 180 188 112 112
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 785 781 447 450 313 334
White 1,079 1,124 438 455 298 310
Black or African American 323 315 180 179 142 145
American Indian or Alaska Native 111 34 44 13 28 12
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 30 * 14 * 7
Asian 176 183 92 48 33 32
Two or More Races 93 125 50 51 39 40
Hispanic or Latino 302 309 165 168 105 129
EDUCATION            
< High School 378 377 203 166 151 128
High School Graduate 600 550 246 262 184 190
Some College 576 609 260 286 167 197
College Graduate 707 734 274 300 185 217
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 861 923 410 442 284 322
Part-Time 342 385 134 163 102 120
Unemployed 164 180 99 110 72 85
Other1 619 584 214 217 155 147
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Table 2.36D – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.39 0.37 0.21 0.22 0.15 0.16
GENDER            
Male 0.57 0.59 0.39 0.40 0.28 0.30
Female 0.40 0.38 0.16 0.16 0.10 0.10
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.41 0.40 0.23 0.23 0.16 0.17
White 0.46 0.45 0.26 0.27 0.18 0.19
Black or African American 1.00 1.03 0.66 0.67 0.54 0.56
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.32 3.74 3.62 1.47 2.46 1.31
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 3.78 * 1.80 * 0.90
Asian 1.63 1.64 0.94 0.50 0.34 0.32
Two or More Races 3.34 3.79 2.06 2.01 1.63 1.57
Hispanic or Latino 1.02 1.02 0.56 0.55 0.36 0.43
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.88 0.93 0.54 0.47 0.41 0.36
High School Graduate 0.71 0.62 0.35 0.36 0.26 0.27
Some College 0.77 0.75 0.43 0.44 0.28 0.33
College Graduate 0.75 0.72 0.42 0.44 0.29 0.33
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.52 0.51 0.31 0.33 0.22 0.26
Part-Time 0.99 0.98 0.45 0.52 0.35 0.39
Unemployed 1.79 1.71 1.30 1.17 0.97 0.92
Other1 0.78 0.75 0.32 0.33 0.24 0.23
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Table 2.36P – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.8174   0.5040   0.7825  
GENDER            
Male 0.8162   0.5274   0.9113  
Female 0.9373   0.7676   0.5714  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9595   0.6465   0.6843  
White 0.8737   0.9893   0.7282  
Black or African American 0.6299   0.3864   0.6654  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0000   0.0143   0.2060  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.8540   0.0074   0.8112  
Two or More Races 0.2324   0.4514   0.6274  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3793   0.4901   0.7337  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.7521   0.0215   0.0650  
High School Graduate 0.2930   0.9388   0.5844  
Some College 0.1698   0.4962   0.2253  
College Graduate 0.9320   0.8663   0.7602  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.8251   0.1185   0.9673  
Part-Time 0.5939   0.5596   0.7394  
Unemployed 0.5536   0.7090   0.3133  
Other1 0.7560   0.6764   0.2743  
90327
Table 2.37C – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 719 706 959 955 1,018 981
AGE            
12-17 112 107 106 100 87 78
18-25 125 125 147 144 170 162
26 or Older 678 661 935 929 985 955
GENDER            
Male 401 374 604 592 667 632
Female 558 547 671 671 674 670
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 615 622 880 857 927 889
White 469 498 734 733 797 790
Black or African American 258 260 331 300 315 302
American Indian or Alaska Native 132 101 105 88 94 84
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 92 * 86 * * *
Asian 343 413 311 359 246 285
Two or More Races 156 179 131 150 108 140
Hispanic or Latino 330 309 336 356 354 361
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Table 2.37D – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.29 0.28 0.39 0.38 0.41 0.39
AGE            
12-17 0.44 0.43 0.42 0.40 0.34 0.31
18-25 0.38 0.38 0.45 0.44 0.52 0.49
26 or Older 0.36 0.34 0.49 0.48 0.52 0.50
GENDER            
Male 0.33 0.31 0.50 0.49 0.55 0.52
Female 0.44 0.43 0.53 0.52 0.53 0.52
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.29 0.29 0.41 0.40 0.43 0.41
White 0.28 0.29 0.43 0.43 0.47 0.47
Black or African American 0.88 0.88 1.13 1.02 1.08 1.02
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.21 3.78 4.99 4.81 5.00 5.10
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3.89 * 5.37 * * *
Asian 1.99 1.96 2.07 2.07 1.86 1.96
Two or More Races 2.07 1.97 2.97 3.07 3.02 3.17
Hispanic or Latino 0.96 0.88 0.98 1.02 1.03 1.03
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Table 2.37P – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.8510   0.5130   0.3948  
AGE            
12-17 0.0680   0.0940   0.0037  
18-25 0.4524   0.8555   0.9543  
26 or Older 0.7478   0.4971   0.3287  
GENDER            
Male 0.7041   0.4248   0.1539  
Female 0.6080   0.8258   0.8867  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.3808   0.7073   0.4968  
White 0.2490   0.8914   0.8615  
Black or African American 0.9168   0.1147   0.0991  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5733   0.5620   0.8455  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.3661   0.3765   0.5066  
Two or More Races 0.9049   0.4047   1.0000  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1643   0.3204   0.4333  
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Table 2.38C – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 112 107 106 100 87 78
GENDER            
Male 78 75 75 70 61 52
Female 77 75 76 73 61 56
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 99 94 96 87 78 67
White 128 121 114 108 78 71
Black or African American 64 59 51 48 31 29
American Indian or Alaska Native * 12 * 12 * 7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 32 34 25 22 19 11
Two or More Races 15 19 11 17 6 11
Hispanic or Latino 53 50 50 51 37 39
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 85 76 77 68 54 45
Female, White, Not Hispanic 82 80 76 74 53 49
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 40 39 35 31 21 20
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 40 38 33 33 21 19
Male, Hispanic 47 50 41 44 27 30
Female, Hispanic 50 49 46 44 31 30
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Table 2.38D – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.44 0.43 0.42 0.40 0.34 0.31
GENDER            
Male 0.60 0.59 0.58 0.55 0.47 0.41
Female 0.62 0.61 0.61 0.60 0.49 0.46
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.48 0.47 0.47 0.43 0.38 0.33
White 0.55 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.43 0.41
Black or African American 1.15 1.08 1.04 0.95 0.74 0.68
American Indian or Alaska Native * 4.70 * 4.64 * 4.57
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.51 2.91 2.08 2.01 1.68 1.11
Two or More Races 2.51 2.78 2.20 2.58 1.51 1.90
Hispanic or Latino 1.13 1.07 1.07 1.07 0.80 0.82
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.77 0.73 0.75 0.67 0.61 0.53
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.79 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.62 0.60
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1.54 1.54 1.48 1.35 1.03 0.96
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.59 1.50 1.46 1.34 1.03 0.91
Male, Hispanic 1.50 1.51 1.39 1.48 1.05 1.13
Female, Hispanic 1.66 1.55 1.61 1.52 1.23 1.17
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Table 2.38P – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.0680   0.0940   0.0037  
GENDER            
Male 0.0149   0.0190   0.0099  
Female 0.9101   0.9931   0.1191  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0322   0.1033   0.0020  
White 0.0045   0.0172   0.0016  
Black or African American 0.7498   0.3003   0.9930  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   *   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.9620   0.5574   0.2119  
Two or More Races 0.8673   0.4482   0.6541  
Hispanic or Latino 0.8794   0.6891   0.7628  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.0004   0.0036   0.0019  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.7336   0.6514   0.1452  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.6725   0.8438   0.9315  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.9778   0.1955   0.9124  
Male, Hispanic 0.5431   0.9140   0.6464  
Female, Hispanic 0.6973   0.5102   0.3979  
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Table 2.39C – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 125 125 147 144 170 162
GENDER            
Male 85 79 96 92 110 109
Female 84 83 100 96 114 106
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 104 107 122 122 145 143
White 324 330 318 317 282 277
Black or African American 144 138 133 127 108 102
American Indian or Alaska Native 20 19 20 15 * 13
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 79 80 77 75 58 58
Two or More Races 29 26 28 26 24 23
Hispanic or Latino 61 59 67 67 73 72
EDUCATION            
< High School 128 115 115 105 95 90
High School Graduate 185 195 177 185 151 152
Some College 249 251 246 245 216 207
College Graduate 139 149 136 146 127 137
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 236 246 228 234 203 206
Part-Time 191 185 185 176 160 149
Unemployed 77 86 71 81 61 70
Other1 170 160 163 148 135 124
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Table 2.39D – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.38 0.38 0.45 0.44 0.52 0.49
GENDER            
Male 0.52 0.47 0.58 0.55 0.67 0.66
Female 0.51 0.51 0.62 0.59 0.70 0.65
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.39 0.39 0.45 0.45 0.54 0.53
White 0.42 0.42 0.48 0.48 0.59 0.57
Black or African American 1.04 1.02 1.21 1.17 1.27 1.26
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.92 2.49 2.57 4.79 * 5.28
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.39 2.24 2.54 2.33 2.44 2.44
Two or More Races 2.96 2.24 3.12 2.55 3.31 2.89
Hispanic or Latino 1.05 1.03 1.15 1.16 1.26 1.24
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.87 0.94 1.01 1.08 1.07 1.11
High School Graduate 0.66 0.63 0.73 0.69 0.80 0.77
Some College 0.58 0.58 0.66 0.66 0.86 0.78
College Graduate 0.73 0.56 0.87 0.70 1.08 1.01
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.44 0.45 0.52 0.54 0.65 0.66
Part-Time 0.70 0.69 0.82 0.77 0.93 0.90
Unemployed 1.31 1.07 1.50 1.28 1.65 1.42
Other1 1.09 0.99 1.18 1.11 1.22 1.15
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Table 2.39P – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.4524   0.8555   0.9543  
GENDER            
Male 0.8988   0.2895   0.3096  
Female 0.2167   0.1981   0.3447  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.7550   0.3755   0.7323  
White 0.5437   0.4087   0.8195  
Black or African American 0.7975   0.7871   0.6442  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6467   0.0210   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.6129   0.4772   0.6273  
Two or More Races 0.8331   0.6664   0.6937  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0474   0.0595   0.6305  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.6580   0.9616   0.7625  
High School Graduate 0.2571   0.6341   0.8590  
Some College 0.1185   0.1332   0.1610  
College Graduate 0.0476   0.0611   0.0982  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.2518   0.6137   0.3246  
Part-Time 0.6070   0.5022   0.3052  
Unemployed 0.3424   0.2314   0.2787  
Other1 0.6285   0.9498   0.5514  
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Table 2.40C – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 678 661 935 929 985 955
GENDER            
Male 357 335 579 570 641 615
Female 542 532 657 662 657 653
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 579 594 860 844 899 876
White 1,799 1,814 1,537 1,546 1,334 1,395
Black or African American 678 610 497 489 419 420
American Indian or Alaska Native 125 * * * * *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 329 385 296 336 240 276
Two or More Races 152 178 127 147 105 138
Hispanic or Latino 319 288 325 341 347 346
EDUCATION            
< High School 686 666 508 507 418 433
High School Graduate 970 960 766 810 664 688
Some College 886 905 779 826 681 716
College Graduate 1,145 1,201 1,031 1,109 935 1,008
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 1,335 1,427 1,207 1,289 1,065 1,150
Part-Time 578 588 510 517 434 478
Unemployed 225 288 197 242 181 222
Other1 1,061 1,104 801 875 685 755
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Table 2.40D – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.36 0.34 0.49 0.48 0.52 0.50
GENDER            
Male 0.39 0.36 0.64 0.62 0.70 0.67
Female 0.55 0.53 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.65
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.35 0.35 0.52 0.50 0.54 0.52
White 0.33 0.35 0.54 0.54 0.58 0.58
Black or African American 1.15 1.16 1.53 1.39 1.45 1.37
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.93 * * * * *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.51 2.44 2.59 2.58 2.37 2.49
Two or More Races 2.63 2.43 4.13 4.28 4.31 4.41
Hispanic or Latino 1.34 1.17 1.37 1.39 1.46 1.41
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.22 1.23 1.20 1.29 1.15 1.21
High School Graduate 0.61 0.66 0.86 0.84 0.86 0.82
Some College 0.58 0.53 0.88 0.88 0.94 0.94
College Graduate 0.50 0.51 0.68 0.76 0.82 0.83
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.35 0.38 0.55 0.55 0.61 0.61
Part-Time 1.08 0.99 1.35 1.34 1.43 1.45
Unemployed 1.99 1.85 2.61 2.55 2.70 2.78
Other1 0.80 0.81 0.93 0.98 0.91 0.94
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Table 2.40P – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.7478   0.4971   0.3287  
GENDER            
Male 0.5115   0.2512   0.0851  
Female 0.4020   0.9652   0.7985  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.4024   0.6121   0.4060  
White 0.3404   0.9479   0.8037  
Black or African American 0.8815   0.1475   0.0867  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   *   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.4522   0.4488   0.4472  
Two or More Races 0.7607   0.4926   0.9254  
Hispanic or Latino 0.2971   0.4766   0.4674  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.5723   0.6050   0.8990  
High School Graduate 0.8414   0.1506   0.4714  
Some College 0.8256   0.1220   0.1145  
College Graduate 0.6582   0.0731   0.4817  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.6384   0.8128   0.8556  
Part-Time 0.3871   0.9716   0.3650  
Unemployed 0.9061   0.9945   0.3703  
Other1 0.5154   0.5926   0.3587  
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Table 2.41C – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 693 681 957 949 1,010 974
GENDER            
Male 372 349 595 584 658 626
Female 549 543 673 672 671 664
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 593 608 878 859 920 889
White 1,853 1,889 1,592 1,621 1,384 1,455
Black or African American 740 655 559 529 464 451
American Indian or Alaska Native 129 99 103 86 92 83
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 339 406 307 354 244 284
Two or More Races 154 180 130 150 108 139
Hispanic or Latino 324 302 335 356 354 357
EDUCATION            
< High School 707 682 529 521 431 446
High School Graduate 1,005 983 797 830 693 702
Some College 922 959 822 879 726 761
College Graduate 1,153 1,219 1,040 1,128 946 1,028
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 1,388 1,486 1,259 1,345 1,106 1,196
Part-Time 611 617 546 552 466 503
Unemployed 236 303 208 259 190 234
Other1 1,073 1,115 818 890 695 762
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Table 2.41D – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
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 0.31 0.30 0.43 0.42 0.45 0.43
GENDER            
Male 0.35 0.32 0.55 0.54 0.61 0.58
Female 0.48 0.47 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.57
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.31 0.31 0.46 0.44 0.48 0.46
White 0.29 0.31 0.48 0.48 0.51 0.51
Black or African American 0.97 0.97 1.31 1.17 1.23 1.15
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.35 3.95 5.69 5.33 5.60 5.50
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.21 2.11 2.29 2.25 2.06 2.17
Two or More Races 2.20 2.07 3.44 3.63 3.56 3.69
Hispanic or Latino 1.10 0.99 1.13 1.17 1.20 1.18
EDUCATION            
< High School 1.02 1.04 1.02 1.09 0.97 1.03
High School Graduate 0.52 0.56 0.74 0.71 0.74 0.70
Some College 0.48 0.44 0.73 0.73 0.79 0.78
College Graduate 0.47 0.48 0.64 0.71 0.77 0.77
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.32 0.34 0.49 0.49 0.54 0.54
Part-Time 0.80 0.74 0.99 0.98 1.07 1.07
Unemployed 1.34 1.27 1.75 1.76 1.82 1.89
Other1 0.73 0.73 0.86 0.89 0.83 0.85
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Table 2.41P – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2007)
Lifetime
(2008)
Past Year
(2007)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Month
(2007)
Past Month
(2008)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 0.8540   0.4964   0.3476  
GENDER            
Male 0.5360   0.3447   0.1290  
Female 0.5165   0.8952   0.9175  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.3851   0.7035   0.4456  
White 0.3027   0.9682   0.7838  
Black or African American 0.9214   0.1726   0.1132  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3891   0.4781   0.9192  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.4135   0.3936   0.5041  
Two or More Races 0.7073   0.4180   0.9293  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1725   0.3028   0.4284  
EDUCATION            
< High School 0.6188   0.5913   0.8768  
High School Graduate 0.9912   0.1312   0.4888  
Some College 0.8932   0.2180   0.2164  
College Graduate 0.8100   0.1082   0.5926  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 0.7897   0.7921   0.7659  
Part-Time 0.4775   0.8483   0.5362  
Unemployed 0.8065   0.7802   0.5895  
Other1 0.5615   0.5795   0.3977  
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Table 2.42C – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 1,018 981 767 733 429 412
AGE            
12-17 87 78 68 56 37 30
18-25 170 162 170 166 115 122
26 or Older 985 955 712 700 403 389
GENDER            
Male 667 632 585 585 375 355
Female 674 670 394 396 171 193
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 927 889 706 678 396 375
White 797 790 651 620 374 351
Black or African American 315 302 232 249 109 146
American Indian or Alaska Native 94 84 57 40 38 13
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 11
Asian 246 285 132 138 57 54
Two or More Races 108 140 66 68 40 42
Hispanic or Latino 354 361 277 300 145 164
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Table 2.42D – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.41 0.39 0.31 0.29 0.17 0.16
AGE            
12-17 0.34 0.31 0.27 0.23 0.15 0.12
18-25 0.52 0.49 0.52 0.50 0.35 0.37
26 or Older 0.52 0.50 0.37 0.36 0.21 0.20
GENDER            
Male 0.55 0.52 0.49 0.48 0.31 0.29
Female 0.53 0.52 0.31 0.31 0.13 0.15
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.43 0.41 0.33 0.32 0.19 0.17
White 0.47 0.47 0.39 0.37 0.22 0.21
Black or African American 1.08 1.02 0.79 0.84 0.37 0.49
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.00 5.10 3.87 3.56 2.75 1.27
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 1.20
Asian 1.86 1.96 1.18 1.21 0.54 0.50
Two or More Races 3.02 3.17 2.25 2.31 1.42 1.42
Hispanic or Latino 1.03 1.03 0.81 0.86 0.42 0.47
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Table 2.42P – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2008 Versus 2007
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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2007 and 2008.
TOTAL 0.3948   0.8932   0.8096  
AGE            
12-17 0.0037   0.0090   0.0501  
18-25 0.9543   0.2659   0.5795  
26 or Older 0.3287   0.7828   0.5887  
GENDER            
Male 0.1539   0.8556   0.9857  
Female 0.8867   0.9945   0.5533  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.4968   0.3407   0.9066  
White 0.8615   0.2177   0.6517  
Black or African American 0.0991   0.2760   0.0190  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8455   0.4839   0.0509  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.5066   0.6860   0.8156  
Two or More Races 1.0000   0.7176   0.9539  
Hispanic or Latino 0.4333   0.0559   0.6864  

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