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Figure 8.5 is a bar graph that shows percentages of past year illicit drug or alcohol dependence or abuse among persons aged 12 or older by county type in 2002. Rates of dependence or abuse were as follows: 10.1 percent for persons in small metropolitan counties, 9.3 percent for persons in large metropolitan counties, 8.8 percent for persons in nonmetropolitan urbanized counties, 8.4 percent for persons in nonmetropolitan less urbanized counties, and 6.5 percent for persons in nonmetropolitan rural counties.

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