Skip To Content Go to Table of Contents
Click for DHHS Home Page
Click for the SAMHSA Home Page
Click for the OAS Drug Abuse Statistics Home Page
Click for What's New
Click for Recent Reports and HighlightsClick for Information by Topic Click for OAS Data Systems and more Pubs Click for Data on Specific Drugs of Use Click for Short Reports and Facts Click for Frequently Asked Questions Click for Publications Click to send OAS Comments, Questions and Requests Click for OAS Home Page Click for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Home Page Click to Search Our Site

2002 National Survey on Drug Use & Health:   Detailed Tables

30416

Table 4.1A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Marijuana During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 797 368 429 18.3 16.2 20.0
1966 698 208 490 20.5 8.5 19.0
1967 1,345 570 775 18.7 24.7 30.0
1968 1,988 747 1,241 19.2 30.9 46.2
1969 2,611 898 1,713 19.5 37.0 65.8
1970 2,906 1,214 1,692 18.6 48.8 71.5
1971 3,001 1,389 1,611 18.0 55.9 69.0
1972 2,863 1,521 1,342 18.7 62.6 49.4
1973 3,673 1,799 1,875 19.0 72.5 76.0
1974 3,587 1,952 1,636 18.3 81.3 67.1
1975 3,476 1,849 1,627 18.2 76.4 68.8
1976 3,621 2,269 1,352 18.2 100.1 55.0
1977 3,437 1,920 1,517 18.7 84.8 62.3
1978 3,488 2,117 1,371 18.2 95.3 61.9
1979 2,971 1,760 1,211 19.1 79.5 49.8
1980 2,633 1,502 1,132 19.2 66.9 48.0
1981 2,730 1,529 1,201 18.4 70.0 57.5
1982 2,443 1,311 1,132 20.3 60.4 41.8
1983 2,250 1,404 846 18.1 63.4 36.8
1984 2,282 1,515 767 17.7 70.8 35.9
1985 2,238 1,418 820 17.4 66.5 41.8
1986 2,079 1,193 886 18.0 58.3 42.7
1987 1,969 1,177 791 18.1 55.7 38.8
1988 1,588 987 601 17.3 48.0 31.8
1989 1,829 1,111 718 17.7 54.5 37.2
1990 1,556 885 671 17.5 42.6 33.7
1991 1,931 1,124 807 18.2 55.0 37.8
1992 2,055 1,170 885 17.4 56.9 46.7
1993 2,155 1,383 772 16.4 66.0 40.8
1994 2,482 1,574 908 16.9 75.9 47.2
1995 2,812 1,777 1,034 16.8 85.3 56.7
1996 2,489 1,587 901 17.0 75.3 47.5
1997 2,807 1,803 1,005 17.2 87.4 53.7
1998 2,613 1,778 836 17.1 86.4 47.5
1999 2,903 1,837 1,065 17.6 90.1 57.4
2000 2,976 2,078 898 16.6 102.4 55.8
2001 2,604 1,741 863 17.1 86.6 49.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.2A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Cocaine During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 98 * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 175 * 94 18.6 * 3.7
1969 146 * 121 21.6 * 3.4
1970 258 95 163 18.2 3.7 6.1
1971 480 87 393 21.1 3.4 11.7
1972 375 103 272 19.7 3.9 7.3
1973 578 168 410 20.8 6.3 12.2
1974 912 212 699 22.6 7.9 15.8
1975 1,014 248 766 20.5 9.2 21.4
1976 1,125 200 926 21.5 7.5 26.9
1977 1,164 278 887 21.0 10.4 24.5
1978 1,257 177 1,079 21.5 6.7 28.3
1979 1,252 283 969 20.5 10.9 27.6
1980 1,725 319 1,406 22.3 12.6 32.9
1981 1,660 289 1,371 22.2 11.7 33.0
1982 1,457 333 1,125 22.1 13.6 25.9
1983 1,442 227 1,215 20.9 9.4 37.0
1984 1,396 254 1,141 22.5 10.7 28.4
1985 1,326 263 1,063 22.1 11.1 24.7
1986 1,247 204 1,043 23.9 8.7 23.4
1987 1,087 304 784 22.1 13.0 20.6
1988 1,167 178 989 23.1 7.7 24.3
1989 1,048 160 888 23.4 7.0 23.1
1990 950 169 780 23.8 7.8 17.0
1991 662 173 489 22.0 7.9 11.8
1992 906 161 745 25.3 7.2 13.6
1993 635 126 509 22.3 5.8 13.0
1994 680 174 506 22.3 7.2 12.3
1995 813 223 590 21.5 9.5 15.9
1996 853 303 549 21.1 12.8 14.9
1997 948 273 675 21.1 11.4 19.1
1998 961 319 643 20.7 13.3 18.8
1999 1,083 268 815 21.6 11.1 23.1
2000 1,139 374 765 20.4 15.2 24.0
2001 1,160 353 807 20.8 14.5 22.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.3A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Crack During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 * * * * * *
1972 * * * * * *
1973 * * * * * *
1974 * * * * * *
1975 * * * * * *
1976 * * * * * *
1977 * * * * * *
1978 140 * 140 22.3 * 3.1
1979 146 * 141 22.6 * 3.2
1980 169 * 111 21.4 * 2.2
1981 161 * 137 21.7 * 3.3
1982 215 * 170 25.1 * 2.3
1983 204 * 175 24.0 * 3.2
1984 279 * 252 23.0 * 4.6
1985 355 52 304 25.9 2.2 4.9
1986 294 * 263 28.0 * 2.9
1987 305 * 265 23.1 * 5.9
1988 381 26 355 27.9 1.0 3.6
1989 390 * 376 24.7 * 7.4
1990 439 25 414 27.9 1.1 4.6
1991 430 59 371 27.0 2.7 4.1
1992 544 49 495 28.8 2.2 4.8
1993 269 31 238 27.4 1.4 3.2
1994 424 54 370 27.9 2.2 4.4
1995 519 49 469 27.7 1.9 7.3
1996 366 75 291 26.2 2.9 3.6
1997 421 70 351 26.1 2.9 5.3
1998 355 93 263 23.9 3.8 5.7
1999 373 65 308 25.3 2.6 5.4
2000 471 101 370 27.1 4.0 6.3
2001 369 91 278 25.8 3.7 4.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.4A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Heroin During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 113 * 101 20.9 * 3.6
1972 96 28 68 20.2 1.1 2.3
1973 202 23 178 22.6 0.8 4.3
1974 246 * 208 20.4 * 6.0
1975 78 * 65 22.2 * 1.6
1976 97 * 83 21.6 * 1.8
1977 118 * 105 21.6 * 2.8
1978 75 * 44 17.5 * 1.3
1979 108 * 93 22.3 * 2.1
1980 * * * * * *
1981 117 * 104 21.3 * 2.5
1982 98 * 89 22.8 * 2.0
1983 75 * 75 24.9 * *
1984 142 * 105 21.8 * 2.0
1985 46 * 45 * * 0.6
1986 93 * 44 19.9 * *
1987 137 * 128 24.0 * 3.1
1988 73 * 73 23.0 * 1.6
1989 73 * 62 23.0 * *
1990 28 * 24 * * *
1991 75 * 75 24.7 * 1.0
1992 75 * 70 25.2 * 1.4
1993 32 8 * 19.4 0.3 *
1994 80 18 62 24.3 0.8 *
1995 122 34 88 24.4 1.2 0.7
1996 107 25 82 23.3 1.1 1.9
1997 117 43 74 21.4 1.8 1.7
1998 185 29 156 23.7 1.2 3.1
1999 120 38 82 24.9 1.5 1.1
2000 129 44 85 20.1 1.6 2.5
2001 144 40 104 23.3 1.6 2.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.5A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Hallucinogens During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 168 46 122 22.9 * 3.6
1967 268 125 142 18.6 5.4 4.5
1968 446 262 183 17.9 11.0 6.6
1969 739 324 414 18.6 12.9 14.4
1970 956 363 593 18.5 14.6 22.1
1971 1,044 471 572 18.4 17.7 19.3
1972 1,035 515 521 17.8 19.5 17.8
1973 947 453 493 18.2 17.0 18.2
1974 1,073 546 527 18.1 20.3 17.9
1975 999 449 551 18.5 17.2 17.8
1976 1,032 568 464 18.0 21.7 15.8
1977 856 393 463 18.8 15.0 15.8
1978 983 406 577 18.2 15.4 20.5
1979 989 531 458 18.1 20.8 14.7
1980 957 380 576 19.0 15.1 17.8
1981 1,039 359 680 19.5 14.8 20.2
1982 964 355 609 21.4 14.4 14.9
1983 801 395 406 18.6 16.4 12.4
1984 692 272 420 20.2 11.5 11.8
1985 809 298 511 19.1 12.5 15.7
1986 795 382 414 19.1 16.4 11.6
1987 828 372 456 19.6 16.1 13.4
1988 893 332 561 19.5 14.8 17.2
1989 713 302 411 19.0 13.8 12.4
1990 712 309 402 19.3 14.2 11.5
1991 784 324 460 18.8 15.0 15.0
1992 706 316 390 19.1 14.2 11.5
1993 891 378 513 19.3 17.1 15.1
1994 961 482 479 18.1 21.5 17.1
1995 1,036 510 526 18.3 22.3 18.5
1996 1,057 492 565 19.8 21.1 19.1
1997 1,175 554 621 19.1 23.5 22.2
1998 1,242 571 671 18.9 23.8 24.0
1999 1,564 701 862 18.7 29.5 32.3
2000 1,686 801 885 18.7 33.4 32.2
2001 1,592 757 835 19.0 31.6 30.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.6A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used LSD During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 233 51 182 20.6 * 5.6
1968 428 310 117 17.1 12.9 4.0
1969 568 213 355 18.9 8.4 11.9
1970 772 362 410 17.9 14.5 15.3
1971 821 316 506 19.2 12.2 16.2
1972 884 436 448 17.9 16.8 14.7
1973 855 384 470 18.4 14.5 17.0
1974 838 457 382 17.7 17.3 13.4
1975 789 364 425 18.7 13.9 12.8
1976 597 242 355 18.1 9.2 12.3
1977 676 349 327 18.8 13.2 10.5
1978 706 247 459 18.4 9.4 15.2
1979 706 338 368 17.9 13.0 12.1
1980 759 355 404 18.3 14.1 12.7
1981 826 292 534 19.1 11.9 16.3
1982 667 282 385 20.0 11.3 9.5
1983 638 290 348 18.8 12.0 10.5
1984 584 271 313 18.9 11.4 8.9
1985 610 244 365 20.1 10.3 9.9
1986 547 251 296 19.3 10.7 8.1
1987 543 351 192 18.2 15.1 4.9
1988 615 275 340 18.1 12.2 10.5
1989 576 237 340 19.7 10.7 8.5
1990 595 294 302 19.2 13.5 8.3
1991 656 274 382 18.7 12.8 12.8
1992 641 278 363 18.7 12.9 11.4
1993 611 265 346 19.1 12.2 10.3
1994 781 414 367 18.0 18.3 12.7
1995 725 399 326 17.4 17.5 12.0
1996 863 440 423 18.2 18.7 14.8
1997 823 429 394 18.3 17.9 13.1
1998 809 442 367 18.0 18.6 13.4
1999 877 471 406 18.0 19.6 14.0
2000 958 475 483 18.1 19.6 17.8
2001 606 349 256 17.5 14.3 9.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.7A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used PCP During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * 27 * * 0.9 *
1970 190 81 109 18.0 3.2 4.0
1971 202 76 126 18.5 2.9 4.5
1972 398 202 196 19.3 7.6 4.9
1973 407 151 256 19.0 5.7 8.6
1974 431 161 271 18.8 6.0 8.1
1975 402 243 159 17.7 9.2 4.5
1976 534 238 295 19.4 8.9 7.9
1977 463 162 301 19.8 6.1 8.5
1978 461 143 318 20.9 5.4 8.2
1979 366 156 210 18.8 6.0 5.9
1980 272 93 179 20.7 3.5 4.2
1981 271 113 158 19.4 4.5 4.0
1982 209 75 134 19.4 3.0 3.4
1983 196 91 105 18.8 3.7 2.8
1984 128 * 110 20.1 * 3.1
1985 153 47 105 19.4 1.9 2.6
1986 150 50 100 20.1 2.1 2.4
1987 95 * 53 18.7 * 1.3
1988 164 78 86 18.3 3.4 2.3
1989 130 60 69 20.5 2.7 1.5
1990 73 25 47 28.0 1.2 *
1991 86 * 48 20.9 * 1.0
1992 129 36 93 18.9 1.6 3.0
1993 71 34 37 19.2 1.6 *
1994 105 40 64 17.2 1.8 2.1
1995 173 79 93 18.3 3.3 3.1
1996 134 81 53 16.6 3.1 1.7
1997 140 67 73 17.6 2.7 2.5
1998 147 79 68 18.0 3.2 1.9
1999 151 84 67 18.2 3.4 2.3
2000 177 123 53 16.4 4.7 1.8
2001 149 109 40 16.2 4.3 1.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.8A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Ecstasy During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 * * * * * *
1972 * * * * * *
1973 * * * * * *
1974 * * * * * *
1975 * * * * * *
1976 91 * * * * *
1977 * * * * * *
1978 * * * * * *
1979 47 * * * * *
1980 * * * * * *
1981 * * * * * *
1982 * * * * * *
1983 98 * * * * *
1984 49 * 49 23.4 * 1.2
1985 144 * 120 21.0 * 3.1
1986 133 * 108 21.8 * 2.8
1987 223 * 191 23.3 * 4.7
1988 208 55 154 21.1 2.4 3.8
1989 153 * 114 19.8 * 3.2
1990 204 * 174 23.9 * 3.0
1991 194 * 178 22.4 * 4.2
1992 175 29 147 20.6 * 4.5
1993 168 18 150 24.6 0.8 3.0
1994 238 41 197 22.0 1.8 5.0
1995 361 86 276 21.9 3.6 7.3
1996 360 94 266 26.6 3.9 5.8
1997 567 118 449 22.6 4.9 11.8
1998 789 174 615 21.3 7.0 17.1
1999 1,539 340 1,199 21.8 13.9 33.8
2000 1,942 540 1,402 21.1 21.9 40.8
2001 1,776 590 1,186 21.1 24.2 33.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.9A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Inhalants During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 86 75 * 13.2 2.9 *
1966 190 190 * 13.8 7.6 *
1967 142 65 * 18.4 1.6 *
1968 237 143 * 17.7 4.7 *
1969 251 173 78 17.0 6.9 *
1970 291 198 94 16.8 7.6 3.1
1971 317 263 54 14.8 9.8 1.9
1972 284 158 126 18.8 5.5 3.3
1973 432 263 169 19.1 9.6 2.6
1974 532 290 243 18.0 9.5 6.5
1975 567 408 159 15.9 13.6 4.9
1976 584 336 248 17.0 12.6 7.9
1977 927 370 557 19.3 13.7 13.8
1978 690 373 317 18.1 13.6 8.9
1979 927 503 424 17.9 19.4 11.6
1980 659 369 290 19.3 15.1 6.4
1981 594 302 292 18.6 11.5 6.9
1982 636 369 267 17.7 14.3 6.2
1983 683 417 266 17.7 15.6 6.9
1984 583 343 240 18.3 13.3 5.4
1985 565 251 314 20.3 10.8 7.1
1986 556 352 204 19.5 15.0 4.4
1987 578 365 213 17.6 14.8 5.6
1988 651 370 281 17.6 15.1 8.2
1989 596 287 310 19.1 11.2 8.5
1990 488 266 222 17.8 10.8 6.8
1991 494 284 210 17.7 12.0 5.3
1992 631 405 226 17.0 17.5 6.5
1993 677 411 266 17.3 18.2 8.2
1994 627 429 198 16.6 17.0 6.3
1995 682 447 235 16.4 17.5 8.3
1996 708 446 262 17.0 15.8 8.1
1997 769 482 287 16.7 16.3 10.0
1998 935 548 386 17.5 19.6 12.7
1999 1,013 642 371 16.5 21.0 12.9
2000 1,247 865 382 16.5 30.8 12.4
2001 1,125 802 323 15.7 32.0 12.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.10A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Pain Relievers During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 73 * * * * *
1967 102 * 53 * * 2.2
1968 391 133 258 19.7 * 10.2
1969 248 155 93 18.5 6.2 2.4
1970 262 128 135 16.2 3.8 4.5
1971 441 248 193 18.3 8.6 5.1
1972 327 130 197 20.3 4.7 4.9
1973 506 202 304 18.7 6.6 9.4
1974 505 182 323 20.1 4.9 7.6
1975 584 202 382 21.5 7.2 8.7
1976 546 232 314 19.3 8.8 8.6
1977 600 134 466 21.3 4.8 11.5
1978 593 233 360 19.0 8.7 9.5
1979 531 253 278 20.2 9.6 6.3
1980 546 177 369 22.7 6.7 5.8
1981 469 117 352 21.4 4.5 8.9
1982 445 180 265 21.1 6.2 5.1
1983 585 110 474 21.8 4.4 10.7
1984 525 111 414 24.3 4.4 7.7
1985 586 133 453 23.1 5.2 8.6
1986 664 129 535 23.2 5.1 11.5
1987 555 156 400 24.5 5.4 6.9
1988 498 130 369 22.3 5.1 7.7
1989 684 180 504 24.0 7.5 9.3
1990 628 118 510 23.9 4.5 10.9
1991 647 192 455 22.6 8.1 10.4
1992 851 213 638 24.4 7.5 10.1
1993 713 200 513 21.2 7.7 12.5
1994 1,020 301 718 23.3 11.7 12.9
1995 973 270 702 22.4 9.8 16.1
1996 1,114 437 677 20.8 16.4 18.7
1997 1,434 513 921 21.8 19.1 22.0
1998 1,738 649 1,089 23.6 23.5 23.1
1999 2,010 754 1,256 22.1 29.4 32.5
2000 2,656 1,028 1,628 23.6 42.5 37.2
2001 2,389 1,124 1,264 20.8 47.9 32.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.11A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Tranquilizers During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 140 * 133 25.5 * *
1968 131 * 99 17.8 * 3.9
1969 303 103 200 20.9 4.1 5.0
1970 193 143 50 18.4 5.7 *
1971 241 135 107 17.9 5.2 3.1
1972 426 155 271 20.0 5.9 7.0
1973 545 160 385 21.6 6.0 8.4
1974 516 239 277 18.2 8.5 8.3
1975 486 165 320 20.3 6.3 7.5
1976 584 286 298 19.2 10.3 7.8
1977 650 235 415 21.5 8.7 9.0
1978 461 139 323 22.2 5.3 7.4
1979 507 179 327 21.4 6.9 7.2
1980 363 116 247 20.0 4.6 5.8
1981 327 91 235 20.8 3.5 6.0
1982 378 95 283 21.7 3.8 5.9
1983 414 53 361 21.4 1.5 8.8
1984 455 82 373 24.5 3.2 5.0
1985 488 82 406 26.9 3.3 6.0
1986 470 72 399 29.6 3.0 5.0
1987 433 66 367 25.4 2.5 5.7
1988 445 61 383 25.3 2.6 6.9
1989 419 87 332 24.8 3.6 5.9
1990 373 86 286 24.4 3.9 5.5
1991 421 37 383 25.4 1.7 6.8
1992 487 78 409 27.8 3.0 6.2
1993 537 133 404 25.2 6.1 5.2
1994 511 125 386 23.7 5.5 8.0
1995 605 171 435 23.2 7.3 8.8
1996 669 193 476 22.4 7.7 10.4
1997 687 200 488 23.2 7.8 11.0
1998 936 258 678 24.8 10.5 13.0
1999 956 315 641 22.1 12.6 13.5
2000 1,308 410 899 23.4 16.5 19.8
2001 1,145 387 759 22.8 15.7 16.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.12A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Stimulants During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 289 * 207 19.5 * 6.9
1966 205 * 180 20.4 * 7.4
1967 203 125 78 20.0 4.9 *
1968 457 143 315 18.1 6.0 12.7
1969 452 225 228 18.4 9.0 8.5
1970 663 257 407 19.4 10.2 13.0
1971 601 183 419 19.5 6.9 13.6
1972 696 304 392 19.0 11.6 13.6
1973 593 229 364 19.2 8.7 11.4
1974 509 194 315 18.7 7.3 10.5
1975 605 303 301 17.9 10.8 8.4
1976 750 345 404 19.7 13.0 11.5
1977 718 290 427 18.8 10.8 12.7
1978 485 246 239 18.3 9.4 7.0
1979 628 257 371 18.7 10.0 10.4
1980 769 301 468 19.0 11.9 14.3
1981 607 159 448 20.6 6.3 11.1
1982 538 226 313 18.9 8.3 8.3
1983 551 168 382 21.8 7.0 6.6
1984 491 191 299 20.2 7.9 6.8
1985 300 119 181 19.6 5.0 4.8
1986 375 150 225 19.2 6.3 6.6
1987 389 128 261 21.8 5.4 5.2
1988 320 108 212 20.9 4.7 4.6
1989 324 95 229 21.0 4.0 6.1
1990 398 154 244 20.3 6.8 5.7
1991 270 100 170 20.5 4.6 4.1
1992 360 160 200 19.9 6.9 4.8
1993 466 136 330 21.3 6.1 7.9
1994 487 194 293 21.4 8.2 5.8
1995 612 244 368 20.5 9.8 9.4
1996 654 224 429 21.4 9.3 10.9
1997 691 292 399 20.6 11.5 9.6
1998 753 311 441 21.4 12.3 10.2
1999 763 370 393 19.5 14.7 10.3
2000 983 455 529 19.8 17.6 13.2
2001 808 436 372 18.6 17.9 10.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.13A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Methamphetamines During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 108 * 100 * * 4.5
1967 87 48 * 18.4 2.0 *
1968 188 60 * 18.1 2.5 *
1969 294 143 151 18.2 5.7 5.4
1970 258 87 171 19.4 3.4 5.7
1971 461 126 334 19.4 4.6 11.3
1972 328 103 225 18.5 3.9 7.9
1973 408 165 242 19.1 6.2 7.4
1974 302 105 196 18.9 3.9 6.2
1975 398 192 206 18.5 7.2 6.2
1976 459 208 251 19.7 7.7 6.9
1977 503 217 286 19.1 8.1 7.6
1978 284 122 162 19.4 4.6 4.7
1979 528 249 279 18.3 9.6 7.5
1980 333 137 195 18.6 5.3 5.3
1981 403 123 280 20.5 4.9 6.1
1982 361 102 259 19.8 3.8 6.5
1983 397 116 281 21.4 4.8 5.5
1984 317 127 189 18.6 5.3 5.5
1985 320 125 195 19.8 5.2 5.1
1986 338 115 223 19.6 4.9 6.2
1987 352 98 254 22.1 4.2 5.1
1988 283 75 208 21.6 3.3 4.8
1989 240 52 188 21.7 2.3 4.9
1990 211 66 145 21.0 2.8 3.4
1991 210 81 129 20.6 3.7 3.0
1992 261 110 152 19.4 5.0 4.2
1993 357 102 255 21.8 4.7 6.0
1994 352 112 240 21.4 4.9 5.5
1995 360 129 231 20.9 5.3 5.7
1996 382 134 248 21.6 5.6 6.2
1997 353 145 208 19.9 5.7 5.0
1998 454 169 286 23.1 6.8 4.9
1999 360 145 215 21.6 5.9 4.8
2000 380 171 208 19.6 6.9 5.5
2001 326 163 163 18.7 6.6 5.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.14A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Sedatives During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 200 80 121 18.9 3.0 *
1968 187 82 105 19.0 3.4 *
1969 282 201 * 17.6 8.0 *
1970 337 176 161 17.5 7.0 5.3
1971 452 181 271 19.5 6.8 7.8
1972 377 123 254 18.4 4.7 8.9
1973 538 268 271 18.8 9.6 8.2
1974 556 181 375 18.8 6.8 12.0
1975 555 235 320 19.9 8.9 8.6
1976 441 200 241 19.1 7.5 6.9
1977 638 203 435 20.0 7.6 11.5
1978 493 222 271 20.2 8.4 5.7
1979 480 198 281 20.0 7.7 7.5
1980 442 161 281 19.9 6.4 6.7
1981 420 109 310 21.5 4.4 7.0
1982 293 67 225 24.6 2.7 3.9
1983 220 50 170 19.9 2.0 4.3
1984 186 44 142 22.8 1.8 2.4
1985 178 59 119 22.2 2.4 2.5
1986 120 * 85 23.6 * 1.7
1987 106 * 88 26.8 * *
1988 * * * * * *
1989 89 * 81 21.0 * 2.1
1990 125 * 102 25.6 * 1.3
1991 59 24 34 21.0 1.0 0.7
1992 145 46 99 24.9 1.9 1.7
1993 109 30 79 26.4 1.3 1.4
1994 132 22 110 24.9 0.8 1.6
1995 127 37 91 20.8 1.5 2.2
1996 144 59 85 20.1 2.3 2.1
1997 180 50 130 23.3 2.0 2.4
1998 184 54 130 29.5 1.9 2.5
1999 175 55 119 23.1 2.2 2.1
2000 275 90 185 23.8 3.3 2.7
2001 256 97 159 27.3 3.4 1.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30724

Table 4.15A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Alcohol During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 3,228 1,864 1,364 17.3 92.5 196.9
1966 3,226 1,880 1,347 16.9 89.6 194.7
1967 3,781 2,054 1,727 17.0 98.8 230.3
1968 3,979 2,353 1,625 17.1 111.2 206.4
1969 4,013 2,169 1,843 17.4 99.1 239.3
1970 4,257 2,463 1,794 17.1 109.5 254.6
1971 4,146 2,724 1,422 16.5 120.2 204.7
1972 4,537 3,033 1,505 16.5 138.8 216.5
1973 4,731 2,993 1,738 16.6 141.0 254.4
1974 4,336 2,891 1,444 16.9 140.2 207.9
1975 4,215 2,630 1,584 17.2 124.6 212.6
1976 4,241 2,866 1,376 16.9 136.6 182.5
1977 4,675 3,169 1,507 16.6 151.6 220.1
1978 4,356 3,057 1,299 16.3 153.4 200.0
1979 4,077 2,707 1,371 16.3 138.7 220.5
1980 4,015 2,658 1,357 16.9 136.9 195.4
1981 3,997 2,672 1,325 16.6 136.8 198.6
1982 3,959 2,684 1,276 16.6 139.7 197.1
1983 3,667 2,244 1,423 16.6 118.3 227.1
1984 3,657 2,636 1,022 16.1 138.9 160.0
1985 3,861 2,484 1,377 17.3 136.1 203.5
1986 3,687 2,749 937 15.9 155.2 145.9
1987 3,304 2,233 1,071 16.5 127.4 159.5
1988 3,319 2,245 1,073 16.4 130.8 156.6
1989 3,445 2,346 1,099 16.5 138.3 163.2
1990 3,256 2,172 1,085 16.9 126.6 153.4
1991 3,520 2,107 1,414 16.9 123.3 209.8
1992 3,502 2,156 1,345 17.4 122.6 189.9
1993 3,435 2,276 1,159 16.4 128.6 180.0
1994 3,714 2,544 1,170 16.1 136.9 196.8
1995 3,445 2,302 1,143 16.2 123.7 195.7
1996 3,733 2,529 1,204 16.4 133.4 197.9
1997 3,995 2,777 1,218 16.4 147.1 207.6
1998 4,321 2,890 1,431 16.8 153.9 232.6
1999 4,520 3,241 1,280 16.0 175.6 227.1
2000 5,632 4,128 1,504 16.2 249.4 286.7
2001 -- -- 1,200 -- 222.3 259.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30724

Table 4.16A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Any Cigarettes During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 2,895 2,241 654 14.9 113.5 99.9
1966 2,821 2,008 814 15.6 108.3 100.9
1967 3,346 2,574 772 15.3 134.1 94.0
1968 3,296 2,374 922 15.5 119.8 104.6
1969 3,222 2,557 665 15.1 131.3 78.8
1970 3,555 2,807 748 14.9 135.4 85.0
1971 3,343 2,559 784 15.3 122.5 85.3
1972 3,649 2,962 687 14.7 138.7 75.8
1973 3,437 2,697 739 14.9 131.7 76.8
1974 3,666 2,797 868 15.1 137.9 88.0
1975 3,604 2,871 734 15.1 144.5 68.0
1976 3,700 2,855 845 15.3 146.5 76.7
1977 3,089 2,456 634 15.1 127.3 58.4
1978 3,527 2,823 704 15.3 147.2 61.3
1979 3,158 2,487 671 15.0 122.3 60.1
1980 3,020 2,200 820 15.7 115.4 68.9
1981 2,931 2,095 836 15.6 110.4 77.1
1982 2,730 2,121 609 15.7 114.0 51.3
1983 2,929 2,193 736 16.1 116.7 61.3
1984 2,570 2,013 557 15.3 106.4 50.0
1985 2,882 2,264 618 15.3 124.0 56.9
1986 2,557 2,018 539 15.3 101.7 46.4
1987 2,603 1,909 693 15.5 100.7 59.6
1988 2,816 1,952 864 15.8 103.6 74.6
1989 2,900 2,024 876 16.3 111.4 72.8
1990 2,627 1,925 702 16.2 108.6 51.8
1991 2,638 1,899 739 15.4 101.9 62.6
1992 2,882 2,036 847 15.9 112.0 66.0
1993 3,178 2,339 839 15.3 126.8 72.8
1994 3,158 2,370 788 15.3 124.4 66.6
1995 3,362 2,457 905 15.6 130.2 79.0
1996 3,552 2,766 787 15.2 145.8 71.1
1997 3,500 2,623 877 15.4 140.3 81.8
1998 3,389 2,659 730 15.3 143.8 71.2
1999 3,287 2,482 806 15.9 142.3 80.8
2000 2,963 2,215 748 16.0 130.8 74.1
2001 -- -- 626 -- 101.2 60.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.17A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who Began Daily Cigarette Use During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 1,478 692 786 18.4 32.8 56.3
1966 1,828 948 880 17.5 43.1 62.6
1967 1,793 985 808 17.4 43.5 55.1
1968 1,751 807 943 18.4 34.3 56.2
1969 2,041 1,193 848 17.1 48.4 52.0
1970 1,751 895 856 17.6 37.3 47.6
1971 1,816 916 900 17.8 37.8 48.6
1972 2,240 1,154 1,086 17.4 47.7 58.3
1973 2,011 1,159 852 17.2 45.7 40.3
1974 2,055 1,209 846 17.3 47.6 41.0
1975 2,350 1,340 1,010 17.4 54.2 46.4
1976 2,106 1,117 989 18.2 45.0 40.4
1977 2,067 1,147 920 18.0 46.7 38.3
1978 2,140 1,116 1,024 18.5 45.9 40.9
1979 1,905 1,021 885 18.0 42.5 34.9
1980 2,012 1,009 1,003 17.9 41.7 40.2
1981 1,929 960 968 18.4 40.6 36.9
1982 1,804 1,063 741 17.8 44.9 29.0
1983 1,686 801 885 18.7 34.6 32.6
1984 1,474 777 697 18.0 34.3 27.7
1985 1,581 968 613 17.3 42.3 25.3
1986 1,492 845 647 18.2 37.4 24.4
1987 1,350 709 641 17.6 30.9 25.0
1988 1,461 677 784 18.6 30.8 29.8
1989 1,318 608 710 18.5 26.9 28.0
1990 1,738 834 904 19.3 40.0 31.1
1991 1,681 720 962 19.4 34.7 33.7
1992 1,650 812 839 18.6 39.2 32.4
1993 1,400 754 646 17.8 34.7 25.9
1994 1,738 920 819 17.7 41.7 35.1
1995 1,706 953 754 17.9 42.9 31.2
1996 2,054 1,092 962 19.0 47.4 34.4
1997 1,967 1,106 862 17.8 48.2 37.9
1998 2,071 1,130 941 18.1 49.7 41.4
1999 1,887 1,104 783 18.1 49.2 35.1
2000 1,893 1,107 786 17.9 48.4 34.6
2001 1,434 757 678 19.4 33.5 26.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.18A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Smokeless Tobacco During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 719 466 253 18.2 20.5 9.0
1966 313 183 131 16.2 4.9 5.0
1967 598 350 248 17.7 11.5 8.8
1968 505 342 162 16.6 11.7 5.2
1969 647 359 288 17.6 11.7 9.5
1970 661 361 300 16.8 12.1 10.8
1971 703 373 330 18.1 10.5 7.4
1972 662 365 297 18.2 13.1 7.2
1973 944 627 316 17.0 21.2 9.1
1974 910 559 352 16.6 17.5 11.1
1975 860 656 203 14.9 18.9 6.7
1976 1,057 733 324 16.7 23.7 8.0
1977 1,251 722 529 17.8 23.3 14.3
1978 1,295 830 465 16.9 27.3 11.5
1979 1,453 934 519 17.9 32.1 11.0
1980 1,413 914 499 17.9 32.2 12.2
1981 1,491 916 576 17.6 31.6 13.4
1982 1,502 902 600 17.6 31.8 14.7
1983 1,376 945 432 17.0 36.6 10.9
1984 1,505 1,016 489 17.3 42.2 12.0
1985 1,174 837 337 16.3 35.0 9.2
1986 1,130 799 330 16.3 33.4 9.5
1987 1,110 663 448 18.2 28.1 12.3
1988 1,090 685 405 18.3 29.6 12.2
1989 962 635 327 16.8 26.9 9.6
1990 953 649 304 16.8 29.1 9.7
1991 1,036 614 422 17.9 27.8 13.1
1992 980 596 385 18.7 25.8 11.1
1993 1,019 656 363 16.5 27.5 13.8
1994 1,172 732 441 19.4 31.1 11.7
1995 1,043 713 330 17.4 29.9 10.4
1996 1,102 720 383 17.0 28.4 14.3
1997 1,106 718 388 18.6 29.0 13.4
1998 1,070 639 431 18.0 25.6 13.5
1999 995 635 361 17.5 25.6 13.5
2000 978 580 398 18.4 24.9 13.2
2001 1,000 609 391 18.2 25.7 13.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.19A Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Cigars During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 849 291 557 21.1 11.9 23.7
1966 1,355 766 589 17.5 32.9 32.8
1967 1,164 512 651 18.7 20.7 29.5
1968 1,269 412 857 20.0 17.3 36.9
1969 1,534 656 879 19.1 24.4 35.2
1970 1,280 410 871 20.7 15.0 31.6
1971 1,307 487 821 19.5 18.3 32.2
1972 1,774 689 1,085 19.3 25.7 41.4
1973 1,541 606 935 18.7 21.9 39.8
1974 1,510 556 954 21.0 18.3 28.6
1975 1,547 715 832 18.1 26.6 31.9
1976 1,689 590 1,099 21.1 21.6 32.4
1977 1,415 482 933 20.4 17.5 30.9
1978 1,521 568 953 19.1 21.2 32.5
1979 1,290 458 832 19.4 16.8 27.3
1980 1,536 407 1,129 21.1 15.1 34.6
1981 1,450 397 1,054 21.9 15.3 25.3
1982 1,733 414 1,319 22.2 15.9 37.1
1983 1,199 375 824 21.1 15.2 21.6
1984 1,430 388 1,041 20.4 15.7 32.6
1985 1,183 416 767 19.6 17.1 23.4
1986 1,287 424 863 20.6 17.8 23.5
1987 1,548 317 1,231 23.7 12.9 31.9
1988 1,689 413 1,276 21.2 17.7 37.3
1989 1,900 408 1,492 23.7 17.2 36.6
1990 1,576 335 1,241 22.2 14.7 35.9
1991 1,623 460 1,163 21.7 19.5 32.0
1992 1,949 521 1,428 22.2 22.2 36.5
1993 2,044 574 1,470 23.3 25.5 38.2
1994 2,597 744 1,853 23.0 31.7 45.9
1995 2,912 1,003 1,909 21.8 42.3 58.3
1996 3,513 1,159 2,353 22.2 47.5 71.6
1997 3,742 1,310 2,432 22.2 56.9 70.5
1998 3,907 1,609 2,298 21.4 69.1 71.6
1999 3,512 1,469 2,043 21.2 66.0 68.7
2000 3,786 1,597 2,189 22.0 72.2 71.0
2001 3,266 1,558 1,708 21.3 72.6 59.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.20A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Marijuana During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 504 257 247 18.3 23.9 24.0
1966 500 177 323 19.6 15.3 29.8
1967 926 345 581 19.0 30.2 51.2
1968 1,153 420 732 19.2 34.0 65.1
1969 1,698 557 1,141 19.5 46.0 107.4
1970 1,905 814 1,091 18.2 65.9 110.7
1971 1,868 845 1,022 18.1 69.2 103.5
1972 1,525 866 659 18.2 74.4 55.5
1973 2,003 1,021 982 18.7 88.0 101.7
1974 1,950 1,152 799 17.6 100.4 79.6
1975 1,772 1,044 728 17.7 90.3 70.1
1976 1,785 1,095 690 17.8 102.8 70.4
1977 1,656 991 665 18.3 90.6 71.0
1978 1,605 1,057 548 17.5 99.2 59.3
1979 1,572 933 639 19.7 84.6 55.4
1980 1,288 787 501 18.0 73.3 53.5
1981 1,407 808 598 18.7 74.8 60.4
1982 1,336 776 560 19.9 74.6 46.3
1983 1,074 753 320 17.1 67.9 32.3
1984 1,203 792 411 17.2 75.8 46.9
1985 1,276 896 380 16.5 85.1 47.9
1986 1,164 779 385 17.0 78.9 43.9
1987 1,065 686 380 17.7 68.5 42.2
1988 815 507 308 16.4 51.5 37.6
1989 874 584 290 16.8 60.9 33.7
1990 903 507 396 17.2 49.5 45.9
1991 934 648 286 16.2 66.3 33.5
1992 1,108 657 451 16.9 65.8 53.6
1993 1,083 737 345 16.2 70.1 40.0
1994 1,234 813 421 16.8 78.7 48.8
1995 1,435 946 489 16.6 89.8 60.3
1996 1,282 841 441 16.7 79.0 53.5
1997 1,447 974 473 16.7 92.8 56.6
1998 1,384 963 420 16.5 92.1 55.3
1999 1,502 976 526 17.5 95.5 61.8
2000 1,517 1,047 470 16.4 102.7 63.7
2001 1,269 872 397 17.0 86.0 47.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.21A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Cocaine During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 98 * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 151 * 80 19.1 * 6.9
1969 87 * 66 * * 4.4
1970 115 31 84 18.5 2.5 6.5
1971 408 87 321 21.1 6.8 20.0
1972 272 57 214 19.7 4.4 13.5
1973 382 107 275 20.5 8.2 18.0
1974 520 81 439 22.1 6.2 23.7
1975 571 148 424 20.2 11.5 25.8
1976 696 145 551 21.6 11.3 29.9
1977 694 151 543 21.6 11.6 30.8
1978 715 99 616 21.7 7.7 31.9
1979 840 177 663 20.7 14.0 40.2
1980 1,074 198 876 22.1 15.9 47.4
1981 923 154 768 22.9 12.6 36.6
1982 824 165 659 22.6 13.7 30.1
1983 815 125 690 21.2 10.5 44.7
1984 692 153 538 21.9 13.0 29.3
1985 611 143 468 21.6 12.1 25.0
1986 846 119 727 24.6 10.2 32.4
1987 671 171 500 22.8 14.9 25.4
1988 726 119 607 23.3 10.8 31.6
1989 656 81 575 24.1 7.3 29.8
1990 617 111 506 23.7 10.5 22.3
1991 390 106 284 21.5 9.9 15.7
1992 484 59 425 25.9 5.1 17.1
1993 451 65 386 22.9 6.0 20.5
1994 363 94 268 22.8 8.3 12.7
1995 517 107 411 22.7 8.7 22.2
1996 508 161 347 21.5 13.4 21.3
1997 604 144 460 22.2 11.9 25.3
1998 578 187 392 20.1 15.3 26.2
1999 659 137 522 21.4 11.1 31.9
2000 741 224 517 20.7 17.9 33.1
2001 687 167 519 21.7 13.4 28.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.22A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Crack During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 * * * * * *
1972 * * * * * *
1973 * * * * * *
1974 * * * * * *
1975 * * * * * *
1976 * * * * * *
1977 * * * * * *
1978 90 * 90 * * 5.3
1979 85 * 80 24.4 * 3.1
1980 134 * 85 21.7 * 2.9
1981 127 * 104 21.9 * 5.0
1982 157 * 141 26.6 * 4.0
1983 125 * 111 26.0 * 3.3
1984 131 * 112 22.0 * 4.6
1985 252 40 212 25.5 3.3 7.1
1986 171 * 157 28.7 * 4.2
1987 237 * 216 23.5 * 9.4
1988 256 * 239 28.2 * 3.9
1989 239 * 232 25.1 * 9.1
1990 268 19 249 28.7 1.8 5.7
1991 301 * 252 26.8 * 5.2
1992 372 17 354 29.6 * 7.1
1993 150 18 132 26.9 1.7 3.3
1994 256 29 227 29.1 2.6 4.0
1995 328 26 302 28.2 2.2 9.5
1996 230 41 189 27.7 3.1 4.7
1997 289 34 255 27.3 2.8 6.8
1998 223 66 158 22.7 5.3 8.6
1999 256 38 218 25.1 3.0 8.6
2000 278 60 217 26.6 4.8 8.5
2001 211 45 166 24.9 3.5 5.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.23A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Heroin During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 107 * 95 21.1 * 7.0
1972 65 * * * * *
1973 168 * 164 23.6 * 8.0
1974 198 * 192 21.1 * 11.3
1975 60 * 52 23.2 * 2.4
1976 70 * 70 * * 2.9
1977 94 * 90 21.4 * 5.5
1978 45 * 44 * * 2.7
1979 84 * 69 21.5 * 3.8
1980 * * * * * *
1981 91 * 86 * * 4.1
1982 51 * 42 * * *
1983 * * * * * *
1984 101 * 75 21.9 * 2.9
1985 42 * 41 * * 1.3
1986 66 * * * * *
1987 121 * 112 23.8 * *
1988 57 * 57 23.9 * 2.3
1989 * * * * * *
1990 * * * * * *
1991 62 * 62 * * *
1992 59 * 57 * * *
1993 * * * * * *
1994 60 6 54 26.0 0.6 *
1995 64 16 48 25.6 1.3 *
1996 61 13 48 21.0 1.1 3.2
1997 79 21 59 23.2 1.7 2.4
1998 139 13 126 23.9 1.1 4.8
1999 74 19 55 27.6 1.5 1.2
2000 71 11 60 22.2 0.9 3.4
2001 65 14 52 23.5 1.1 2.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.24A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Hallucinogens During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 95 * * 17.8 * *
1967 141 * * 17.0 * *
1968 256 160 96 17.6 13.5 7.2
1969 358 147 211 18.5 11.9 15.5
1970 606 196 411 18.8 15.9 31.9
1971 668 289 379 17.9 21.6 29.2
1972 549 313 237 17.1 23.9 17.5
1973 538 249 289 18.3 19.6 22.8
1974 620 318 302 17.7 25.2 22.8
1975 627 257 370 18.5 20.3 26.2
1976 671 363 308 18.0 28.7 22.9
1977 501 242 259 18.8 19.1 18.8
1978 577 223 354 18.2 17.7 27.0
1979 638 321 318 18.0 25.7 22.6
1980 640 282 359 19.0 22.9 23.1
1981 548 165 383 19.8 13.8 23.7
1982 536 191 345 18.5 15.8 23.4
1983 456 267 190 18.3 22.3 11.4
1984 353 164 188 20.6 14.1 10.3
1985 477 153 324 18.7 12.7 21.9
1986 422 238 185 18.3 20.6 10.8
1987 512 232 280 20.1 20.6 17.4
1988 660 224 436 19.7 20.6 28.0
1989 408 162 246 19.6 15.4 15.2
1990 426 177 249 19.3 16.6 14.8
1991 510 230 280 18.6 22.5 19.4
1992 392 176 216 18.8 16.0 13.6
1993 518 217 301 19.4 19.6 19.2
1994 564 273 291 18.2 24.5 22.0
1995 610 272 338 18.9 23.5 24.8
1996 624 271 353 20.9 22.9 24.7
1997 648 267 382 19.9 22.1 29.3
1998 721 333 388 19.0 27.3 29.5
1999 924 394 529 18.9 32.7 42.0
2000 914 446 469 18.3 36.9 38.7
2001 760 369 392 18.8 30.5 30.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.25A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used LSD During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 138 * 108 20.3 * 7.5
1968 251 203 * 17.2 17.0 *
1969 310 112 198 18.6 9.0 14.3
1970 480 189 291 18.0 15.3 22.6
1971 489 220 269 18.3 17.2 19.5
1972 568 219 350 18.4 17.2 25.8
1973 511 246 265 18.1 18.9 20.5
1974 499 276 222 17.5 21.7 16.3
1975 460 195 265 18.3 15.6 18.3
1976 415 146 268 18.4 11.5 19.3
1977 427 233 194 18.4 18.1 14.0
1978 406 147 260 18.1 11.5 18.8
1979 461 212 249 18.0 16.7 17.6
1980 572 257 315 18.2 20.9 21.7
1981 489 146 343 19.3 12.1 22.0
1982 349 167 183 17.7 13.7 11.9
1983 386 187 199 18.3 15.7 12.9
1984 303 175 128 19.6 14.9 6.2
1985 347 133 214 19.1 11.2 13.5
1986 303 132 172 18.8 11.3 10.5
1987 335 197 138 18.9 17.3 7.1
1988 463 200 264 18.2 18.2 17.2
1989 365 143 222 20.2 13.4 11.5
1990 347 165 182 19.9 15.7 10.5
1991 431 200 230 18.4 19.4 16.0
1992 360 160 200 18.6 15.2 13.3
1993 371 145 226 19.9 13.6 12.9
1994 453 224 229 18.4 20.0 16.0
1995 402 200 203 17.7 17.3 16.0
1996 508 239 270 18.6 20.2 20.4
1997 477 206 271 18.9 16.7 19.4
1998 462 270 192 17.7 22.3 15.1
1999 550 278 272 18.5 22.7 18.4
2000 577 266 311 18.1 21.8 25.2
2001 308 184 125 17.2 14.7 10.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.26A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used PCP During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 95 * * * * *
1971 150 46 104 18.7 3.6 7.7
1972 215 106 109 17.6 8.1 7.7
1973 200 80 119 18.7 6.1 8.4
1974 343 116 227 18.9 8.9 13.7
1975 233 141 92 17.8 11.1 5.4
1976 339 116 223 19.6 9.0 13.6
1977 313 107 206 19.9 8.2 12.1
1978 292 50 242 22.5 3.9 12.0
1979 238 82 155 18.9 6.5 10.0
1980 214 * 148 20.9 * 7.6
1981 165 67 98 20.0 5.4 4.7
1982 133 46 87 19.3 3.7 4.7
1983 133 * 77 19.3 * 4.3
1984 73 * 62 20.0 * 3.4
1985 122 * 89 19.9 * 4.5
1986 84 * 82 22.4 * 4.0
1987 70 * 36 * * *
1988 120 41 80 19.5 3.6 4.2
1989 83 28 56 22.2 2.6 *
1990 43 * * * * *
1991 77 * 41 20.4 * 1.7
1992 89 14 * 19.2 1.3 *
1993 47 25 * 17.3 2.3 *
1994 72 21 51 17.7 1.9 3.4
1995 119 53 66 18.7 4.4 4.6
1996 84 47 37 17.0 3.7 2.6
1997 74 26 48 18.6 2.0 3.4
1998 96 61 36 17.5 4.9 2.1
1999 106 56 51 18.8 4.5 3.5
2000 87 57 29 16.7 4.6 2.0
2001 75 57 17 16.2 4.5 1.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.27A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Ecstasy During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 * * * * * *
1972 * * * * * *
1973 * * * * * *
1974 * * * * * *
1975 * * * * * *
1976 56 * * * * *
1977 * * * * * *
1978 * * * * * *
1979 * * * * * *
1980 * * * * * *
1981 * * * * * *
1982 * * * * * *
1983 * * * * * *
1984 * * * * * *
1985 89 * 78 21.3 * 3.8
1986 80 * 55 20.7 * 3.1
1987 105 * 91 21.3 * 5.3
1988 117 * 92 21.8 * 4.5
1989 105 * 74 19.5 * 4.1
1990 104 * 99 27.9 * 2.1
1991 103 * 100 23.3 * 4.4
1992 82 * 61 20.4 * 3.9
1993 130 13 117 25.2 1.2 4.2
1994 132 15 117 21.7 1.3 6.8
1995 221 41 181 21.3 3.3 10.4
1996 239 38 201 30.5 3.1 7.7
1997 344 56 288 24.0 4.6 14.0
1998 464 94 371 21.2 7.5 22.3
1999 845 161 683 21.5 13.0 42.2
2000 1,090 287 803 21.7 23.1 46.3
2001 933 268 665 21.8 21.6 37.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.28A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Inhalants During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 74 62 * * 5.1 *
1966 159 159 * 13.7 12.9 *
1967 125 48 * 19.0 * *
1968 225 131 * 18.2 9.0 *
1969 200 133 * 17.1 10.7 *
1970 202 131 * 16.9 10.1 *
1971 258 209 48 14.7 15.9 3.7
1972 173 86 87 20.4 6.3 *
1973 283 209 74 16.7 15.6 2.6
1974 389 185 203 18.6 12.9 11.1
1975 401 285 117 15.9 19.6 7.6
1976 384 241 142 16.6 19.3 9.4
1977 654 255 400 19.3 19.3 20.0
1978 473 261 212 18.3 20.1 12.3
1979 675 319 356 18.4 25.6 21.0
1980 453 217 236 20.7 18.3 10.3
1981 400 220 179 18.1 17.9 10.0
1982 391 273 118 16.4 21.5 6.2
1983 462 289 173 18.1 24.2 9.5
1984 334 194 139 18.3 15.6 6.8
1985 336 154 182 20.5 13.2 7.6
1986 340 217 123 17.5 18.6 8.0
1987 371 244 127 16.8 20.0 7.9
1988 428 251 177 17.6 21.6 11.4
1989 393 196 196 17.4 16.1 12.8
1990 312 164 149 18.3 13.6 9.0
1991 322 197 125 17.5 16.9 5.8
1992 464 278 185 17.5 25.2 10.6
1993 373 231 142 17.0 21.1 9.7
1994 409 253 156 17.3 21.2 10.5
1995 404 247 157 16.6 18.9 12.6
1996 431 251 180 17.6 17.0 11.2
1997 499 287 212 17.2 19.2 15.9
1998 573 318 255 17.5 22.0 18.3
1999 572 355 217 16.2 22.8 17.2
2000 733 487 246 17.0 34.5 16.4
2001 660 434 226 16.3 34.8 17.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.29A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Pain Relievers During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 47 * * * * *
1968 217 * 112 19.0 * 9.7
1969 167 114 * 17.5 9.1 *
1970 183 53 129 19.0 4.3 9.1
1971 269 196 73 15.4 14.0 5.5
1972 218 46 171 22.8 3.6 8.3
1973 272 101 171 18.4 6.0 11.3
1974 270 92 178 20.8 5.9 7.1
1975 363 119 243 20.1 8.5 13.2
1976 390 154 236 19.0 12.0 13.6
1977 388 83 306 22.0 6.0 13.3
1978 315 127 188 18.4 9.6 10.2
1979 326 147 179 18.5 11.4 9.7
1980 397 124 273 22.7 9.6 8.7
1981 234 67 167 20.3 4.9 9.8
1982 276 124 152 18.9 8.0 6.4
1983 363 55 307 21.7 4.7 16.0
1984 364 94 270 23.1 7.6 11.0
1985 368 63 305 22.5 4.6 13.2
1986 355 89 266 22.5 6.9 11.9
1987 373 104 269 23.3 7.0 9.5
1988 275 93 182 21.7 7.4 6.9
1989 354 120 234 21.6 10.1 11.3
1990 376 93 284 23.3 7.3 12.2
1991 310 112 197 20.5 9.4 10.3
1992 509 122 387 24.1 8.5 13.4
1993 411 118 293 20.8 9.7 16.0
1994 552 186 366 22.2 13.8 13.5
1995 486 157 329 20.6 10.6 19.0
1996 527 242 285 20.2 17.7 16.3
1997 679 291 388 19.4 21.3 21.9
1998 856 334 522 21.4 24.8 26.4
1999 1,107 432 676 21.8 33.4 38.3
2000 1,288 530 759 21.2 43.4 41.5
2001 1,151 554 597 20.1 46.7 33.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.30A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Tranquilizers During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 47 * 47 * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 113 70 * 17.5 5.6 *
1970 112 69 * 20.7 5.5 *
1971 175 99 76 18.2 7.8 4.0
1972 243 110 134 18.9 8.5 7.5
1973 307 63 244 23.6 4.8 8.3
1974 361 152 208 18.1 11.7 14.1
1975 313 86 227 20.7 6.7 10.4
1976 346 151 196 19.1 10.8 10.1
1977 402 135 266 22.0 10.2 11.3
1978 269 86 184 19.6 6.7 9.6
1979 291 124 167 20.7 9.9 8.4
1980 189 47 142 19.7 3.8 7.5
1981 127 50 77 19.3 4.1 4.8
1982 227 47 180 22.7 3.8 8.3
1983 269 38 231 20.2 1.9 12.8
1984 221 46 175 22.6 3.4 5.9
1985 238 26 212 25.7 * 6.5
1986 306 53 253 32.1 4.5 4.6
1987 221 37 184 24.5 3.0 5.5
1988 231 52 179 23.9 4.4 7.7
1989 230 60 170 22.3 5.0 7.9
1990 225 61 164 25.0 5.8 6.0
1991 205 * 188 21.8 * 9.7
1992 231 57 175 23.2 4.7 7.3
1993 271 59 212 24.6 5.4 5.8
1994 296 71 225 22.2 6.3 10.6
1995 211 103 108 19.6 8.7 6.5
1996 297 102 196 21.6 7.8 9.7
1997 414 102 312 24.6 8.2 13.4
1998 460 141 319 22.1 11.4 15.4
1999 480 192 287 20.6 15.0 14.9
2000 605 224 380 20.7 17.7 20.4
2001 498 168 330 21.7 13.4 17.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.31A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Stimulants During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 199 * * * * *
1966 142 * 126 * * 12.2
1967 116 65 * * 5.6 *
1968 163 51 112 18.1 4.3 9.8
1969 279 111 168 18.7 8.9 13.4
1970 392 154 238 19.4 12.4 17.8
1971 467 146 321 19.4 11.1 21.9
1972 367 136 231 18.6 10.6 17.7
1973 322 98 225 20.4 7.5 13.6
1974 258 89 169 19.0 6.9 11.5
1975 377 171 206 19.4 13.4 10.7
1976 489 200 289 20.4 15.5 15.6
1977 375 145 230 18.9 10.9 14.7
1978 294 140 154 18.6 10.9 8.8
1979 423 117 306 19.3 9.3 17.8
1980 432 152 280 19.6 12.1 17.6
1981 388 105 282 20.6 8.6 15.1
1982 319 139 180 19.1 10.3 10.1
1983 290 50 239 22.4 4.2 8.9
1984 293 90 203 21.6 7.2 9.2
1985 177 57 120 20.3 4.7 6.3
1986 150 96 54 17.0 8.0 3.3
1987 250 93 157 21.2 7.8 6.6
1988 118 * 94 21.5 * 4.7
1989 203 34 170 21.9 * 9.8
1990 245 120 126 19.6 11.2 6.6
1991 137 58 79 19.7 5.4 4.3
1992 207 70 137 21.3 6.4 6.8
1993 219 74 145 20.2 6.7 8.7
1994 203 85 118 20.9 7.0 4.6
1995 320 135 185 19.6 10.7 10.4
1996 328 108 219 21.3 8.7 11.7
1997 326 143 183 20.1 11.4 11.2
1998 447 158 289 22.2 12.2 12.3
1999 435 213 222 19.3 16.6 13.0
2000 528 197 332 20.7 14.9 17.8
2001 362 199 163 17.8 16.1 11.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.32A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Methamphetamines During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 100 * 100 * * 9.6
1967 73 * * * * *
1968 53 * * * * *
1969 206 * * 18.3 * *
1970 180 64 116 19.9 5.1 7.7
1971 398 99 299 19.6 7.3 20.7
1972 178 * 147 18.7 * 10.8
1973 253 90 164 20.1 6.8 9.8
1974 219 90 129 19.1 6.9 8.2
1975 266 108 158 19.3 8.4 9.4
1976 311 132 179 20.3 10.1 9.5
1977 275 108 167 19.5 8.2 9.8
1978 147 64 83 19.2 5.0 4.6
1979 347 117 230 19.0 9.2 12.6
1980 210 81 129 19.2 6.3 6.9
1981 210 82 127 19.7 6.7 6.0
1982 240 58 182 20.4 4.7 9.7
1983 224 * 197 22.8 * 7.7
1984 179 57 122 19.4 4.8 7.1
1985 199 76 123 19.6 6.3 6.9
1986 159 78 82 18.8 6.6 4.6
1987 249 * 183 22.0 * 7.8
1988 118 * 99 22.2 * 5.0
1989 172 * 150 22.3 * 8.1
1990 110 * 77 21.8 * 3.8
1991 142 54 88 21.0 5.0 4.2
1992 140 28 112 20.4 2.5 6.7
1993 186 60 126 21.5 5.5 6.7
1994 149 35 114 20.8 3.1 5.5
1995 165 63 102 20.9 4.9 5.2
1996 203 66 137 22.6 5.3 6.4
1997 194 69 125 20.9 5.4 5.2
1998 292 90 203 25.1 7.2 5.3
1999 229 90 139 21.4 7.2 6.7
2000 183 64 120 20.6 5.1 6.1
2001 170 61 108 20.5 4.9 6.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.33A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Sedatives During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 101 * * * * *
1968 119 * * * * *
1969 183 134 * 17.0 10.6 *
1970 145 74 71 18.8 6.0 4.2
1971 273 134 139 17.9 10.1 10.2
1972 296 99 197 18.0 7.7 14.3
1973 297 106 191 20.5 8.1 11.5
1974 348 124 224 18.5 9.6 15.3
1975 352 150 202 18.8 11.8 12.3
1976 326 145 181 19.6 11.3 10.1
1977 403 111 292 20.6 8.5 14.3
1978 241 141 99 17.1 11.0 6.6
1979 287 125 161 18.4 9.9 10.5
1980 268 128 139 18.4 10.4 7.7
1981 224 73 151 21.2 5.9 7.1
1982 96 * 79 20.5 * 3.7
1983 111 * 79 19.5 * 4.1
1984 113 39 74 20.7 3.2 3.3
1985 99 * 63 19.8 * 3.1
1986 56 * 45 * * *
1987 58 * * * * *
1988 * * * * * *
1989 * * * * * *
1990 56 * 42 23.7 * *
1991 37 * * * * *
1992 68 * * 25.4 * *
1993 53 16 38 23.3 1.4 *
1994 86 10 76 26.6 0.7 *
1995 63 19 44 21.2 1.5 2.2
1996 66 25 41 20.9 1.9 *
1997 116 41 75 24.6 3.3 1.9
1998 93 26 66 25.8 1.8 2.9
1999 91 29 61 22.6 2.4 2.2
2000 134 41 92 24.2 2.9 2.7
2001 93 38 54 23.2 2.4 2.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30724

Table 4.34A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Alcohol During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 1,588 1,066 522 16.4 118.7 238.9
1966 1,688 1,249 439 15.7 131.0 199.5
1967 2,025 1,254 770 16.6 130.5 346.5
1968 1,922 1,403 519 16.1 143.4 222.4
1969 2,167 1,381 786 17.0 138.1 286.2
1970 2,261 1,470 791 16.2 139.4 377.5
1971 2,199 1,583 616 16.0 147.9 284.3
1972 2,303 1,849 453 15.3 185.8 215.2
1973 2,387 1,693 694 15.9 176.4 340.4
1974 2,220 1,637 582 15.7 175.1 297.7
1975 2,103 1,511 592 15.9 163.3 268.6
1976 2,254 1,687 567 15.7 180.7 253.3
1977 2,160 1,617 543 15.6 169.6 275.7
1978 2,164 1,614 550 15.5 180.1 292.6
1979 1,883 1,466 416 15.3 167.0 235.5
1980 1,868 1,385 484 15.7 154.4 242.2
1981 1,707 1,372 334 15.1 145.8 152.8
1982 2,023 1,475 547 15.8 159.9 246.2
1983 1,872 1,223 649 16.0 138.2 306.4
1984 1,837 1,457 381 15.1 157.2 184.7
1985 2,109 1,499 610 16.2 176.0 275.5
1986 1,779 1,469 309 15.2 178.6 139.1
1987 1,680 1,182 498 16.1 145.6 211.9
1988 1,624 1,244 380 15.4 158.8 160.1
1989 1,602 1,192 410 15.7 155.7 176.1
1990 1,511 1,111 400 15.7 137.0 163.3
1991 1,730 1,111 619 16.2 139.5 262.7
1992 1,777 1,184 593 17.2 139.6 209.7
1993 1,649 1,145 504 15.7 132.6 209.0
1994 1,752 1,295 457 15.3 136.6 217.8
1995 1,616 1,172 444 15.8 126.4 194.3
1996 1,884 1,324 560 15.9 140.5 245.2
1997 1,927 1,395 532 15.8 147.0 236.5
1998 2,200 1,522 678 16.1 158.8 295.5
1999 2,246 1,669 577 15.7 177.9 256.7
2000 2,719 2,082 638 15.7 254.2 291.5
2001 -- -- 576 -- 202.8 295.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30724

Table 4.35A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Any Cigarettes During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 1,663 1,402 261 14.3 159.4 113.0
1966 1,569 1,219 350 14.7 150.2 141.8
1967 1,818 1,470 349 14.5 168.2 148.6
1968 1,667 1,373 294 14.5 154.0 114.7
1969 1,773 1,409 365 15.0 159.6 139.5
1970 1,824 1,597 227 14.1 166.6 82.8
1971 1,534 1,288 246 14.4 135.8 77.9
1972 1,669 1,413 257 14.2 147.3 81.7
1973 1,633 1,340 293 14.5 136.9 88.7
1974 1,685 1,354 330 14.5 144.5 93.1
1975 1,875 1,565 310 14.9 168.4 69.3
1976 1,825 1,505 320 14.9 172.1 73.4
1977 1,586 1,375 211 14.0 147.0 50.7
1978 1,624 1,359 265 14.5 150.4 61.7
1979 1,410 1,104 306 14.6 110.6 66.8
1980 1,285 990 294 15.2 102.4 58.6
1981 1,423 982 441 15.7 103.2 96.2
1982 1,325 1,100 224 15.3 120.8 45.6
1983 1,469 1,086 382 15.1 116.2 82.0
1984 1,459 1,150 308 15.0 120.2 61.1
1985 1,516 1,238 277 15.1 138.4 57.3
1986 1,399 1,127 272 14.9 114.2 54.4
1987 1,380 1,023 357 15.6 114.9 70.1
1988 1,406 1,028 378 15.5 113.6 74.1
1989 1,541 1,062 479 16.1 125.5 96.3
1990 1,282 1,001 282 15.4 118.2 49.6
1991 1,291 895 396 15.1 96.6 78.9
1992 1,459 958 501 15.6 103.4 92.0
1993 1,613 1,185 428 15.2 131.5 87.6
1994 1,660 1,228 432 15.2 128.3 85.0
1995 1,717 1,318 399 15.3 141.8 78.2
1996 1,820 1,438 382 15.0 152.1 84.5
1997 1,844 1,353 490 15.7 143.7 102.5
1998 1,725 1,332 393 15.5 143.5 89.8
1999 1,695 1,305 391 15.5 148.6 93.9
2000 1,477 1,147 330 15.4 134.6 79.8
2001 -- -- 314 -- 94.8 73.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.36A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who Began Daily Cigarette Use During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 728 319 408 18.7 31.9 74.0
1966 1,174 764 410 16.6 74.2 74.8
1967 1,139 596 542 17.6 54.4 98.5
1968 955 517 438 17.1 45.3 76.6
1969 1,108 780 327 16.6 66.4 53.7
1970 971 505 466 17.2 43.0 70.2
1971 1,034 554 479 17.7 46.8 64.9
1972 1,273 705 568 16.9 60.4 75.1
1973 994 590 404 16.5 47.1 51.3
1974 999 598 401 17.1 49.3 46.0
1975 1,236 703 533 17.2 59.7 57.6
1976 1,028 527 501 17.7 42.4 48.1
1977 1,022 579 444 17.5 47.7 44.4
1978 1,020 552 468 17.3 46.1 45.0
1979 810 461 349 17.4 39.9 33.4
1980 894 564 329 16.7 48.5 32.3
1981 812 424 388 17.5 35.5 35.9
1982 828 498 330 17.5 41.8 27.7
1983 836 409 427 18.2 36.1 34.1
1984 791 405 386 18.0 35.1 33.5
1985 821 548 273 17.0 46.9 23.1
1986 708 364 344 18.1 32.2 28.7
1987 793 434 359 17.2 39.7 30.8
1988 762 385 377 17.7 35.8 32.0
1989 678 270 408 18.3 24.0 34.6
1990 920 389 531 19.3 38.3 39.3
1991 825 356 469 18.1 35.1 38.9
1992 851 416 436 18.0 41.2 37.1
1993 755 387 368 17.7 35.3 30.2
1994 893 466 428 18.1 42.1 36.9
1995 790 446 344 17.9 40.1 29.3
1996 1,021 516 505 19.1 43.8 37.8
1997 1,062 563 500 18.1 47.8 44.7
1998 1,086 570 516 18.1 48.8 50.1
1999 926 556 369 16.9 48.9 39.7
2000 966 558 408 18.1 47.7 34.3
2001 726 406 321 18.5 35.0 28.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.37A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Smokeless Tobacco During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 701 448 253 18.3 42.4 20.9
1966 257 127 131 18.0 9.3 11.7
1967 530 283 248 18.2 19.6 21.3
1968 433 300 133 16.5 23.3 11.6
1969 579 305 274 18.0 21.6 21.5
1970 610 310 300 17.2 21.7 24.9
1971 605 309 296 18.5 19.3 15.8
1972 631 334 297 18.4 25.1 16.4
1973 820 511 309 17.5 36.1 20.2
1974 827 494 332 16.7 32.8 24.6
1975 766 582 184 15.2 38.6 13.7
1976 904 596 308 17.2 44.1 17.0
1977 1,130 657 473 17.7 46.7 29.8
1978 1,112 675 437 17.3 48.7 24.3
1979 1,341 849 492 18.1 65.3 23.7
1980 1,198 797 401 16.9 62.9 25.1
1981 1,307 791 516 17.7 60.6 29.9
1982 1,307 751 557 18.1 60.8 32.5
1983 1,127 736 390 17.5 63.4 24.4
1984 1,305 882 423 17.7 86.6 25.3
1985 951 690 261 16.2 66.2 18.3
1986 986 671 315 16.7 65.1 23.1
1987 915 538 377 18.3 53.4 27.2
1988 899 561 338 18.6 56.5 25.2
1989 821 531 290 17.1 53.2 21.7
1990 799 548 251 16.9 55.7 19.9
1991 899 528 370 17.9 54.4 31.8
1992 799 489 309 18.8 47.0 25.1
1993 738 514 223 16.1 46.7 22.7
1994 908 583 325 19.5 52.7 22.6
1995 841 584 257 17.5 51.6 20.2
1996 889 580 309 17.2 47.3 29.5
1997 881 587 294 18.4 50.1 26.2
1998 814 503 311 17.8 42.6 26.4
1999 788 509 279 17.8 43.5 25.7
2000 825 495 330 18.4 44.2 28.1
2001 748 469 279 17.6 41.3 24.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.38A Numbers (in Thousands) of Males Who First Used Cigars During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 734 267 467 21.0 23.2 55.6
1966 1,195 714 480 17.2 65.5 76.0
1967 1,023 472 551 18.7 41.1 74.4
1968 1,088 350 738 20.0 31.5 94.5
1969 1,319 590 729 18.9 45.9 85.0
1970 880 323 557 19.9 25.3 61.0
1971 1,034 407 627 18.6 32.5 71.8
1972 1,490 526 964 19.5 41.9 101.4
1973 1,177 422 755 18.7 33.9 91.2
1974 1,114 474 640 19.7 33.9 58.7
1975 1,228 527 701 18.3 43.5 69.2
1976 1,320 480 840 19.9 39.0 69.4
1977 1,091 345 746 20.9 27.3 62.9
1978 1,274 473 801 19.2 37.0 69.3
1979 1,042 372 671 19.1 28.3 57.6
1980 1,152 355 796 20.7 28.0 66.0
1981 1,117 324 793 21.1 25.6 56.2
1982 1,434 354 1,080 22.2 28.4 78.4
1983 942 248 693 21.6 21.7 47.7
1984 1,123 311 812 20.4 27.0 67.0
1985 858 343 515 18.9 28.4 40.6
1986 1,054 338 716 20.8 29.0 47.3
1987 1,191 278 913 22.0 24.0 62.0
1988 1,262 329 933 20.7 29.6 68.1
1989 1,520 327 1,193 24.1 29.7 67.6
1990 1,217 258 959 21.7 23.6 68.8
1991 1,193 355 838 20.6 31.9 63.3
1992 1,424 427 997 21.2 38.0 67.2
1993 1,539 465 1,074 22.6 43.7 74.5
1994 1,636 575 1,061 21.7 50.7 67.9
1995 1,867 738 1,129 20.3 64.3 95.3
1996 2,164 798 1,365 21.0 66.4 117.6
1997 2,265 849 1,415 21.8 76.0 112.8
1998 2,135 1,016 1,118 20.1 89.6 103.1
1999 1,998 952 1,047 20.2 88.8 100.3
2000 2,093 999 1,094 20.2 94.3 108.6
2001 1,836 972 864 19.9 94.3 93.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.39A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Marijuana During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 293 * 182 18.4 * 16.6
1966 198 * 167 22.7 * 10.2
1967 419 225 194 18.1 19.4 13.8
1968 835 327 509 19.3 27.9 32.1
1969 913 341 572 19.6 28.1 35.9
1970 1,001 400 601 19.3 32.7 42.1
1971 1,133 544 589 17.9 43.8 44.1
1972 1,338 656 683 19.3 51.9 45.1
1973 1,670 778 892 19.3 58.7 58.3
1974 1,637 800 837 19.1 64.6 58.3
1975 1,704 806 898 18.7 64.4 67.7
1976 1,836 1,174 662 18.7 97.8 43.4
1977 1,781 929 852 19.2 79.5 55.8
1978 1,883 1,060 823 18.8 91.7 63.7
1979 1,399 827 572 18.5 74.8 45.6
1980 1,346 715 631 20.3 61.0 43.8
1981 1,324 721 603 18.1 65.4 55.3
1982 1,107 534 572 20.7 47.1 38.2
1983 1,176 650 526 19.1 59.2 40.5
1984 1,079 722 357 18.2 66.1 27.0
1985 962 522 440 18.6 48.9 36.9
1986 915 414 501 19.3 39.2 41.7
1987 904 492 412 18.5 44.0 36.0
1988 773 481 292 18.1 44.9 26.9
1989 954 527 428 18.5 49.0 40.1
1990 653 378 275 18.0 36.3 23.7
1991 997 476 521 20.0 44.8 41.4
1992 947 514 434 18.1 48.8 41.0
1993 1,073 646 427 16.7 62.2 41.4
1994 1,248 761 486 16.9 73.1 45.8
1995 1,376 831 545 17.0 80.9 53.7
1996 1,207 746 460 17.3 71.7 42.6
1997 1,360 829 531 17.7 82.0 51.4
1998 1,230 814 416 17.7 80.7 40.9
1999 1,401 862 539 17.8 84.6 53.8
2000 1,460 1,031 428 16.8 102.2 48.9
2001 1,335 870 466 17.3 87.3 51.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.40A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Cocaine During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 59 * * * * *
1970 143 * * 17.9 * *
1971 * * * * * *
1972 104 * * 19.6 * *
1973 197 61 135 21.3 4.5 6.9
1974 392 131 261 23.2 9.4 8.5
1975 443 100 342 20.8 7.0 17.2
1976 430 54 375 21.3 4.0 24.0
1977 470 126 344 20.0 9.3 18.5
1978 542 78 463 21.1 5.8 25.0
1979 412 106 306 20.1 8.0 16.5
1980 651 121 530 22.7 9.4 20.3
1981 737 134 603 21.3 10.8 29.9
1982 633 168 465 21.5 13.6 22.2
1983 627 101 526 20.5 8.3 30.2
1984 704 101 603 23.1 8.4 27.6
1985 715 120 595 22.5 10.1 24.5
1986 401 85 316 22.3 7.2 15.2
1987 417 133 284 21.0 11.1 16.0
1988 442 59 382 22.8 4.8 17.3
1989 392 79 313 22.1 6.7 16.7
1990 333 58 275 24.0 5.2 12.2
1991 272 67 205 22.6 6.1 8.2
1992 422 102 320 24.6 9.2 10.4
1993 184 61 123 20.8 5.5 6.2
1994 317 79 237 21.8 6.2 11.9
1995 296 116 180 19.5 10.2 10.1
1996 345 142 202 20.5 12.2 9.2
1997 344 129 215 19.2 10.9 13.6
1998 383 132 251 21.7 11.2 12.1
1999 424 131 293 21.8 11.1 15.2
2000 398 151 248 19.9 12.4 15.7
2001 474 186 288 19.6 15.5 17.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.41A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Crack During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 * * * * * *
1972 * * * * * *
1973 * * * * * *
1974 * * * * * *
1975 * * * * * *
1976 * * * * * *
1977 * * * * * *
1978 * * * * * *
1979 61 * 61 * * 3.4
1980 * * * * * *
1981 * * * * * *
1982 58 * 28 21.0 * *
1983 80 * 64 20.9 * 3.2
1984 148 * 140 23.9 * 4.6
1985 103 * 91 26.8 * 2.9
1986 124 * 105 27.0 * *
1987 68 * 50 21.7 * 2.7
1988 126 * 116 27.2 * 3.4
1989 152 * 144 24.0 * 5.8
1990 171 * 165 26.5 * 3.5
1991 129 * 119 27.4 * 3.1
1992 172 * 141 27.0 * 2.5
1993 119 12 107 28.1 1.1 3.0
1994 168 25 143 26.0 1.9 *
1995 191 23 168 26.8 1.6 5.3
1996 136 33 103 23.5 2.8 2.6
1997 132 35 97 23.5 3.0 4.0
1998 132 27 105 26.0 2.2 3.0
1999 117 27 89 25.8 2.2 2.3
2000 193 40 152 27.8 3.1 4.3
2001 158 47 111 27.1 3.8 3.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.42A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Heroin During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 * * * * * *
1972 * * * * * *
1973 34 * * * * *
1974 * * * * * *
1975 * * * * * *
1976 * * * * * *
1977 * * * * * *
1978 * * * * * *
1979 * * * * * *
1980 * * * * * *
1981 * * * * * *
1982 * * * * * *
1983 * * * * * *
1984 41 * 29 * * *
1985 * * * * * *
1986 * * * * * *
1987 * * * * * *
1988 * * * * * *
1989 * * * * * *
1990 13 * * * * *
1991 * * * * * *
1992 * * * * * *
1993 * * * * * *
1994 20 12 * 19.5 1.0 *
1995 57 17 * 23.0 1.2 *
1996 46 12 34 26.4 1.0 *
1997 38 22 * 17.6 1.9 *
1998 46 16 30 23.2 1.3 *
1999 45 19 26 20.5 1.5 1.0
2000 58 33 25 17.4 2.4 1.7
2001 79 27 52 23.2 2.2 1.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.43A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Hallucinogens During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 127 * 98 * * 5.9
1968 190 102 * 18.2 8.5 *
1969 380 178 203 18.8 13.9 13.4
1970 349 168 182 18.0 13.3 13.3
1971 375 182 194 19.3 14.0 10.2
1972 486 202 284 18.7 15.3 17.9
1973 409 205 204 18.0 14.6 14.2
1974 453 227 226 18.6 15.6 13.5
1975 372 192 181 18.6 14.3 10.1
1976 361 204 156 17.9 15.2 9.4
1977 355 151 205 18.7 11.2 13.0
1978 406 182 223 18.0 13.1 14.8
1979 351 210 140 18.1 16.1 7.9
1980 316 99 218 19.0 7.7 13.3
1981 491 195 296 19.2 15.7 17.2
1982 428 164 264 24.9 13.0 7.5
1983 345 129 216 19.0 10.6 13.3
1984 340 108 232 19.7 9.0 13.1
1985 332 145 187 19.6 12.2 10.3
1986 373 144 229 20.0 12.3 12.4
1987 316 140 176 18.8 11.9 9.8
1988 233 108 124 19.2 9.3 7.3
1989 305 140 165 18.3 12.3 9.9
1990 286 133 153 19.3 12.0 8.6
1991 274 94 180 19.2 8.0 11.1
1992 314 140 174 19.5 12.5 9.6
1993 373 161 212 19.3 14.6 11.3
1994 397 209 188 17.9 18.6 12.6
1995 426 238 188 17.5 21.1 13.1
1996 433 221 212 18.2 19.2 14.3
1997 527 287 239 18.2 24.8 16.0
1998 521 238 284 18.8 20.2 19.2
1999 640 307 333 18.5 26.2 23.7
2000 772 356 416 19.2 29.7 26.5
2001 832 389 443 19.1 32.7 29.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.44A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used LSD During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 95 * 74 * * 4.1
1968 177 108 * 16.9 8.9 *
1969 258 101 157 19.3 7.7 10.0
1970 291 173 119 17.6 13.6 8.7
1971 333 96 237 20.4 7.3 13.2
1972 316 218 98 17.1 16.4 4.6
1973 343 138 205 19.0 10.3 14.0
1974 340 180 159 17.9 13.3 10.8
1975 329 169 160 19.3 12.4 7.6
1976 182 95 87 17.5 7.0 5.8
1977 249 116 133 19.4 8.6 7.3
1978 300 101 199 18.7 7.5 12.0
1979 245 126 120 17.8 9.5 7.4
1980 187 98 89 18.6 7.6 4.8
1981 337 146 191 18.8 11.7 11.3
1982 318 115 203 22.5 9.0 7.4
1983 252 103 149 19.6 8.4 8.4
1984 281 96 185 18.2 7.9 11.2
1985 263 111 152 21.3 9.4 6.8
1986 244 119 125 19.9 10.1 6.1
1987 208 154 54 17.0 13.1 2.9
1988 151 75 76 18.1 6.5 4.4
1989 211 94 117 18.8 8.1 5.7
1990 248 128 120 18.4 11.5 6.4
1991 226 74 152 19.3 6.6 9.9
1992 281 118 163 18.9 10.6 9.8
1993 239 120 120 17.8 10.9 8.0
1994 329 190 139 17.4 16.6 9.7
1995 323 199 124 17.1 17.7 8.4
1996 355 202 154 17.7 17.2 9.8
1997 345 223 122 17.6 19.2 7.6
1998 347 172 175 18.3 14.7 11.8
1999 327 193 134 17.1 16.5 10.0
2000 381 209 172 18.1 17.3 10.9
2001 298 166 132 17.9 13.9 8.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.45A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used PCP During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 94 44 * 17.5 3.5 *
1971 52 * * * * *
1972 183 96 * 21.3 7.1 2.3
1973 208 71 137 19.3 5.2 8.8
1974 89 45 44 18.3 3.2 2.8
1975 169 102 67 17.6 7.4 3.6
1976 195 122 * 19.1 8.9 2.5
1977 150 55 95 19.5 4.1 5.1
1978 169 93 77 18.3 6.8 4.6
1979 129 74 55 18.7 5.6 2.2
1980 59 28 31 20.0 2.1 1.1
1981 106 46 60 18.6 3.7 3.4
1982 76 29 46 19.6 2.3 2.2
1983 63 * * 17.8 * *
1984 * * * * * *
1985 * * * * * *
1986 66 * * 17.2 * *
1987 25 * * * * *
1988 44 * * * * *
1989 46 * * * * *
1990 * * * * * *
1991 * * * * * *
1992 39 * * 18.1 * *
1993 * * * * * *
1994 33 19 * 16.2 1.6 *
1995 54 27 27 17.4 2.3 1.8
1996 50 34 16 16.1 2.5 0.8
1997 65 41 25 16.5 3.4 1.6
1998 50 18 32 19.2 1.5 1.7
1999 45 29 16 16.6 2.4 1.1
2000 90 66 24 16.1 4.9 1.6
2001 74 52 22 16.1 4.0 1.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.46A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Ecstasy During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 * * * * * *
1972 * * * * * *
1973 * * * * * *
1974 * * * * * *
1975 * * * * * *
1976 * * * * * *
1977 * * * * * *
1978 * * * * * *
1979 * * * * * *
1980 * * * * * *
1981 * * * * * *
1982 * * * * * *
1983 * * * * * *
1984 * * * * * *
1985 55 * 42 20.6 * 2.3
1986 53 * 53 * * 2.6
1987 117 * 100 25.0 * 4.2
1988 92 * 61 20.1 * 3.1
1989 48 * 41 20.7 * 2.3
1990 99 * 76 19.7 * 3.9
1991 92 * 78 21.3 * 3.9
1992 93 * 86 20.7 * 5.1
1993 38 * 33 22.6 * 1.8
1994 106 27 79 22.4 2.3 3.2
1995 140 45 95 22.9 3.9 4.3
1996 122 56 65 18.8 4.7 4.0
1997 222 62 161 20.5 5.2 9.7
1998 324 80 244 21.3 6.6 12.1
1999 694 179 515 22.3 14.9 26.0
2000 852 253 599 20.4 20.8 35.6
2001 843 323 521 20.3 27.0 29.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.47A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Inhalants During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 52 39 * * 3.1 *
1970 90 67 * * 5.3 *
1971 59 53 * 14.9 4.1 *
1972 111 72 * 16.2 * *
1973 149 54 * 23.6 3.9 *
1974 144 104 40 16.4 6.4 2.2
1975 165 123 * 15.9 8.2 *
1976 200 95 105 17.9 6.4 6.5
1977 272 115 157 19.5 8.5 8.1
1978 217 112 105 17.8 7.7 6.0
1979 252 184 68 16.6 13.6 3.7
1980 206 152 54 16.2 12.0 3.1
1981 195 82 113 19.6 5.3 4.3
1982 245 96 149 19.8 7.5 6.2
1983 221 128 93 16.8 7.5 4.6
1984 249 149 101 18.2 11.1 4.2
1985 230 97 132 20.1 8.4 6.6
1986 216 135 81 22.7 11.4 *
1987 206 121 86 19.0 9.9 3.5
1988 223 119 104 17.6 9.2 5.3
1989 204 90 114 22.2 6.9 4.5
1990 175 102 74 17.0 8.2 4.7
1991 172 87 85 18.1 7.4 4.8
1992 167 126 41 15.5 10.3 2.8
1993 304 181 124 17.8 15.4 6.9
1994 218 175 43 15.3 12.9 2.4
1995 278 201 77 16.2 16.0 4.5
1996 276 195 82 16.0 14.6 5.4
1997 270 195 74 15.6 13.3 5.0
1998 361 230 131 17.6 17.3 7.9
1999 441 287 154 16.9 19.2 9.1
2000 514 378 136 15.8 26.9 8.8
2001 465 369 96 15.0 29.2 7.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.48A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Pain Relievers During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 174 * * * * *
1969 81 41 * * 3.2 *
1970 80 * * * 3.2 *
1971 171 52 * 22.8 3.5 4.7
1972 109 84 * 15.3 5.8 *
1973 234 101 133 19.0 7.2 7.6
1974 235 90 146 19.2 4.0 8.0
1975 221 82 139 23.6 6.0 4.4
1976 156 78 78 19.8 5.7 3.7
1977 212 51 161 20.0 3.7 9.8
1978 278 106 172 19.7 7.8 8.8
1979 205 105 99 23.0 8.0 3.1
1980 149 53 97 22.6 3.8 3.2
1981 235 50 185 22.5 4.0 8.0
1982 169 56 113 24.7 4.4 4.0
1983 222 55 167 21.9 4.2 5.9
1984 160 17 144 27.0 1.3 4.7
1985 218 70 148 24.1 5.9 4.5
1986 309 40 269 24.1 3.3 11.1
1987 182 52 130 26.8 3.9 4.5
1988 224 * 187 23.2 * 8.5
1989 330 60 270 26.5 5.2 7.4
1990 251 25 226 24.8 1.8 9.8
1991 337 79 258 24.6 6.9 10.4
1992 342 91 251 24.8 6.5 7.0
1993 302 82 220 21.8 5.8 9.1
1994 468 116 352 24.5 9.7 12.3
1995 486 113 373 24.2 9.0 13.5
1996 586 195 392 21.3 15.1 20.9
1997 755 222 533 24.0 16.8 22.2
1998 881 315 567 25.7 22.1 20.0
1999 902 322 580 22.5 25.3 27.3
2000 1,367 498 869 25.8 41.5 33.3
2001 1,238 570 668 21.5 49.1 30.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.49A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Tranquilizers During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 102 * 80 * * 5.8
1969 190 * 157 22.9 * *
1970 81 74 * * 5.8 *
1971 66 36 * * 2.7 *
1972 183 45 137 21.4 3.4 6.5
1973 238 97 141 19.0 7.1 8.5
1974 156 87 69 18.5 5.4 2.9
1975 173 80 93 19.6 5.8 4.6
1976 238 135 103 19.2 9.9 5.5
1977 248 99 148 20.6 7.3 6.8
1978 192 53 139 25.9 3.9 5.3
1979 215 55 160 22.3 4.0 6.0
1980 173 68 105 20.4 5.3 4.3
1981 199 41 158 21.8 3.0 7.2
1982 152 48 103 20.3 3.9 3.7
1983 145 * 129 23.5 * 5.0
1984 234 * 198 26.3 * 4.1
1985 250 57 194 28.0 4.6 5.5
1986 164 18 146 24.8 1.5 5.3
1987 212 30 183 26.4 2.0 5.9
1988 214 * 204 26.7 * 6.1
1989 189 * 162 27.8 * 4.0
1990 147 25 122 23.4 2.2 5.1
1991 216 20 196 28.8 1.8 4.0
1992 255 21 235 31.9 1.4 5.2
1993 266 74 192 25.7 6.7 4.6
1994 214 54 160 25.6 4.6 5.5
1995 394 67 327 25.1 5.8 10.9
1996 371 91 280 23.0 7.6 11.0
1997 273 98 175 21.1 7.5 8.7
1998 476 117 359 27.3 9.5 10.7
1999 476 123 354 23.5 10.0 12.1
2000 704 185 518 25.8 15.3 19.3
2001 648 219 429 23.7 18.2 14.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.50A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Stimulants During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 89 * 89 * * 8.1
1966 63 * 55 * * *
1967 87 60 * 18.1 * *
1968 294 92 203 18.0 7.6 15.1
1969 173 113 60 17.8 9.1 4.3
1970 271 102 169 19.4 8.1 8.6
1971 135 37 98 19.8 2.8 5.9
1972 329 168 160 19.5 12.6 9.7
1973 271 132 139 17.7 9.7 9.4
1974 251 105 146 18.4 7.7 9.6
1975 227 132 95 15.4 8.3 6.3
1976 261 145 115 18.4 10.7 7.6
1977 343 145 198 18.7 10.7 10.9
1978 192 107 85 17.7 7.9 5.3
1979 205 140 65 17.5 10.6 3.6
1980 337 149 188 18.2 11.7 11.3
1981 219 54 166 20.7 4.0 7.4
1982 220 87 133 18.7 6.5 6.6
1983 261 118 143 21.1 9.7 4.5
1984 198 102 96 18.1 8.5 4.6
1985 124 63 61 18.6 5.3 3.4
1986 225 54 171 20.7 4.6 9.5
1987 139 36 103 22.8 3.0 3.8
1988 202 83 118 20.6 7.2 4.4
1989 120 61 59 19.6 4.9 2.5
1990 153 35 118 21.5 2.7 4.9
1991 133 42 91 21.4 3.8 3.9
1992 153 89 63 18.0 7.5 2.9
1993 247 62 185 22.3 5.6 7.0
1994 284 110 174 21.7 9.3 6.9
1995 292 109 183 21.4 8.9 8.5
1996 326 116 210 21.5 9.9 10.1
1997 366 149 217 21.1 11.6 8.1
1998 306 154 152 20.1 12.3 8.3
1999 329 158 171 19.8 12.7 7.8
2000 455 258 197 18.7 20.4 8.8
2001 446 238 209 19.1 19.8 10.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.51A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Methamphetamines During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 136 * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * 23 * 18.3 1.8 *
1971 62 * * * * *
1972 149 72 77 18.2 5.3 5.3
1973 154 76 79 17.5 5.5 5.2
1974 83 * 67 18.5 * 4.4
1975 132 84 48 16.8 6.1 3.1
1976 147 76 72 18.3 5.5 4.5
1977 228 109 119 18.6 8.0 5.5
1978 137 58 79 19.6 4.3 4.7
1979 182 133 49 16.9 10.0 2.7
1980 123 56 66 17.6 4.4 3.8
1981 193 40 153 21.3 3.2 6.3
1982 121 44 77 18.7 3.0 3.5
1983 173 89 84 19.5 7.2 3.5
1984 138 70 68 17.6 5.8 3.9
1985 121 49 72 20.1 4.1 3.4
1986 178 * 141 20.4 * 7.7
1987 103 32 71 22.6 2.7 *
1988 165 56 109 21.1 4.8 4.6
1989 69 30 38 20.1 2.5 1.7
1990 101 33 69 20.2 2.5 3.0
1991 68 27 40 19.8 2.5 1.9
1992 121 81 40 18.4 7.3 *
1993 172 42 129 22.1 3.8 5.3
1994 203 76 126 21.7 6.7 5.6
1995 195 66 129 21.0 5.7 6.2
1996 179 68 111 20.4 5.8 6.1
1997 160 77 83 18.7 6.0 4.7
1998 162 79 83 19.6 6.5 4.5
1999 131 54 76 22.0 4.4 2.9
2000 196 108 88 18.6 8.8 4.8
2001 156 102 55 16.8 8.5 3.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.52A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Sedatives During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 99 67 * * 5.4 *
1970 192 102 90 16.6 8.0 6.4
1971 179 * 132 21.8 * 5.5
1972 82 24 57 20.0 1.8 3.9
1973 241 162 80 16.8 11.0 5.2
1974 208 57 151 19.1 4.2 8.9
1975 202 85 118 21.9 6.2 5.1
1976 115 55 60 17.6 4.0 3.8
1977 235 92 143 18.9 6.8 8.9
1978 252 80 172 23.0 6.0 4.8
1979 193 73 120 22.3 5.5 4.7
1980 174 33 142 22.3 2.5 5.7
1981 196 36 160 21.9 2.9 6.9
1982 197 * 147 26.6 * 4.2
1983 109 * 92 20.4 * 4.5
1984 73 * 68 26.1 * *
1985 80 * 56 25.1 * 1.9
1986 64 * 41 * * 2.0
1987 * * * * * *
1988 * * * * * *
1989 69 * 61 21.0 * *
1990 69 * 60 * * *
1991 22 * * * * *
1992 77 * 61 24.5 * *
1993 56 15 41 29.3 1.1 *
1994 45 12 33 21.7 1.0 1.6
1995 64 17 47 20.5 1.5 *
1996 78 34 44 19.5 2.7 2.5
1997 64 9 55 20.9 0.7 2.9
1998 91 27 64 33.3 2.0 2.1
1999 84 26 58 23.6 1.9 2.0
2000 142 49 93 23.4 3.8 2.7
2001 164 59 105 29.6 4.4 1.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30724

Table 4.53A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Alcohol During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 1,640 798 842 18.2 71.4 176.5
1966 1,538 631 907 18.2 56.1 192.4
1967 1,756 800 956 17.5 72.0 181.1
1968 2,056 950 1,106 18.0 84.0 199.6
1969 1,846 789 1,058 17.9 66.2 217.9
1970 1,996 993 1,003 18.2 84.7 199.1
1971 1,947 1,141 806 17.0 97.4 170.4
1972 2,235 1,183 1,051 17.7 100.4 217.1
1973 2,344 1,300 1,044 17.3 112.8 217.2
1974 2,116 1,254 862 18.1 112.9 168.6
1975 2,112 1,120 992 18.4 95.5 185.1
1976 1,987 1,179 808 18.3 102.4 148.8
1977 2,515 1,552 964 17.5 137.6 195.1
1978 2,192 1,443 749 17.1 132.6 160.7
1979 2,195 1,240 954 17.2 116.7 214.4
1980 2,147 1,273 874 18.0 122.9 174.0
1981 2,290 1,300 990 17.6 129.1 222.6
1982 1,937 1,209 728 17.3 122.4 168.6
1983 1,795 1,021 775 17.1 101.3 183.7
1984 1,820 1,179 641 17.2 123.1 147.1
1985 1,752 985 767 18.6 102.1 166.1
1986 1,908 1,280 628 16.6 135.6 149.7
1987 1,624 1,051 573 16.8 112.5 130.7
1988 1,695 1,001 694 17.3 108.2 154.5
1989 1,843 1,154 689 17.2 124.6 155.6
1990 1,746 1,061 685 17.9 118.0 147.5
1991 1,790 996 795 17.7 109.4 178.2
1992 1,725 972 752 17.5 107.8 177.8
1993 1,786 1,131 655 17.0 125.0 162.0
1994 1,962 1,249 713 16.7 137.2 184.5
1995 1,829 1,130 699 16.6 121.2 196.6
1996 1,849 1,205 645 16.9 126.6 166.5
1997 2,068 1,382 686 16.9 147.2 188.1
1998 2,121 1,367 754 17.6 149.1 189.4
1999 2,274 1,572 702 16.3 173.3 206.7
2000 2,912 2,046 866 16.6 244.6 283.1
2001 -- -- 624 -- 241.9 232.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30724

Table 4.54A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Any Cigarettes During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 1,233 840 393 15.7 79.2 93.1
1966 1,253 789 464 16.8 76.8 79.6
1967 1,528 1,104 424 16.2 107.9 69.7
1968 1,629 1,001 628 16.6 92.9 100.0
1969 1,448 1,148 300 15.3 108.9 50.8
1970 1,731 1,210 521 15.8 110.3 86.1
1971 1,809 1,271 538 16.1 111.8 89.0
1972 1,980 1,549 430 15.0 131.5 72.7
1973 1,803 1,357 446 15.3 127.4 70.5
1974 1,981 1,443 538 15.6 132.3 85.0
1975 1,730 1,306 424 15.2 124.5 67.2
1976 1,875 1,350 524 15.7 124.7 78.9
1977 1,503 1,081 422 16.1 110.3 63.8
1978 1,903 1,464 440 16.0 144.4 61.1
1979 1,748 1,383 365 15.2 132.4 55.2
1980 1,736 1,210 526 16.0 127.4 76.8
1981 1,508 1,113 395 15.5 117.3 62.1
1982 1,405 1,020 384 16.0 107.4 55.8
1983 1,460 1,107 353 17.1 117.1 44.4
1984 1,111 862 249 15.6 93.0 41.2
1985 1,367 1,026 341 15.5 110.1 56.6
1986 1,158 891 266 15.8 90.1 39.7
1987 1,223 886 336 15.5 88.0 50.9
1988 1,411 924 486 16.1 94.7 75.1
1989 1,359 963 397 16.4 99.2 53.6
1990 1,345 924 420 17.0 100.3 53.5
1991 1,347 1,003 343 15.7 106.7 49.3
1992 1,424 1,078 346 16.1 120.0 45.1
1993 1,566 1,154 412 15.5 122.4 60.9
1994 1,498 1,142 356 15.3 120.7 52.2
1995 1,645 1,139 507 15.9 118.7 79.6
1996 1,732 1,328 405 15.5 139.6 60.6
1997 1,656 1,270 387 15.2 137.0 66.0
1998 1,664 1,327 337 15.1 144.2 57.3
1999 1,592 1,177 415 16.2 136.0 70.6
2000 1,486 1,069 417 16.5 127.0 69.5
2001 -- -- 312 -- 107.7 50.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.55A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who Began Daily Cigarette Use During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 751 373 378 18.2 33.7 44.8
1966 654 184 470 19.3 15.2 54.7
1967 654 389 266 17.1 33.4 29.2
1968 796 290 506 19.9 23.9 43.9
1969 933 413 520 17.7 31.2 51.0
1970 780 390 390 18.1 31.8 32.7
1971 782 361 421 17.8 29.4 37.9
1972 967 450 518 18.1 35.9 46.5
1973 1,017 569 448 17.9 44.3 32.6
1974 1,056 611 445 17.4 46.0 37.3
1975 1,113 637 477 17.7 49.3 37.4
1976 1,078 590 488 18.6 47.3 34.2
1977 1,045 569 476 18.4 45.6 33.3
1978 1,120 564 556 19.6 45.8 37.4
1979 1,095 560 535 18.5 45.0 36.1
1980 1,118 445 673 18.9 35.1 47.0
1981 1,117 536 580 19.0 45.6 37.9
1982 976 565 411 18.0 48.0 30.2
1983 850 392 458 19.3 33.0 31.2
1984 683 373 310 17.9 33.4 22.3
1985 760 419 340 17.6 37.6 27.3
1986 784 481 303 18.3 42.5 20.2
1987 557 274 282 18.2 22.3 19.3
1988 699 292 407 19.6 26.0 27.6
1989 640 338 302 18.7 29.5 21.7
1990 819 446 373 19.2 41.5 23.3
1991 857 364 493 20.6 34.3 28.7
1992 799 396 403 19.1 37.4 28.1
1993 645 367 278 17.8 34.1 21.9
1994 845 454 391 17.3 41.3 33.5
1995 917 507 409 18.0 45.7 32.9
1996 1,033 576 457 18.9 51.1 31.4
1997 905 543 362 17.4 48.7 31.6
1998 985 560 425 18.1 50.6 33.4
1999 961 547 414 19.2 49.4 30.8
2000 927 549 378 17.6 49.1 34.9
2001 708 351 357 20.4 32.0 24.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.56A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Smokeless Tobacco During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 72 * * * * *
1969 68 54 * 14.2 * *
1970 50 50 * * 3.1 *
1971 99 64 * 15.6 * *
1972 31 31 * * 2.3 *
1973 124 116 * 13.7 7.8 *
1974 84 64 * 15.8 4.2 *
1975 94 74 * 12.2 2.2 *
1976 153 136 * 13.5 6.5 *
1977 121 65 56 18.4 3.4 2.0
1978 182 155 * 14.5 9.3 *
1979 113 85 * 14.9 4.9 *
1980 216 117 98 23.4 7.1 2.9
1981 184 124 60 17.6 7.9 *
1982 195 152 43 14.2 8.4 2.5
1983 250 209 41 15.1 15.3 2.0
1984 200 134 65 14.6 7.3 3.4
1985 222 147 75 16.7 10.1 *
1986 143 128 * 14.1 8.9 *
1987 195 124 71 17.5 8.7 2.8
1988 191 123 68 16.6 8.8 4.1
1989 141 104 37 14.9 6.7 2.2
1990 155 101 54 16.2 8.2 3.5
1991 138 86 52 17.9 6.5 2.1
1992 182 106 75 18.3 8.5 2.8
1993 282 142 140 17.5 11.3 8.4
1994 264 148 116 19.2 12.3 *
1995 202 129 73 16.9 10.3 4.6
1996 213 140 74 16.4 11.2 5.2
1997 226 131 94 19.7 9.8 5.5
1998 256 136 120 18.9 10.1 5.2
1999 207 125 82 16.6 9.1 5.7
2000 153 86 68 18.5 7.1 3.4
2001 252 140 112 20.1 11.1 5.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30416

Table 4.57A Numbers (in Thousands) of Females Who First Used Cigars During the Years 1965 to 2001, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (Per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s) MEAN
AGE
AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1
All Ages Under 18 18 or Older 12–17 18–25
1965 114 * 90 21.6 * 6.6
1966 160 52 * 20.0 * *
1967 141 40 101 18.5 2.8 *
1968 182 62 119 19.7 4.7 7.2
1969 216 66 149 20.2 5.0 9.1
1970 400 87 313 22.4 5.7 15.0
1971 273 80 193 22.9 5.7 8.9
1972 284 163 121 18.3 11.2 6.7
1973 364 184 180 18.6 11.2 11.0
1974 395 82 314 24.6 4.6 10.6
1975 318 187 131 17.1 12.1 8.5
1976 369 110 259 25.4 6.3 8.9
1977 324 138 187 18.8 8.8 10.9
1978 247 95 153 18.8 7.1 9.4
1979 248 87 162 20.4 6.6 8.4
1980 385 52 333 22.2 3.4 15.0
1981 334 73 261 24.2 5.6 5.9
1982 299 60 239 22.4 4.2 10.9
1983 257 127 131 19.3 9.1 5.0
1984 306 77 229 20.3 5.1 10.7
1985 325 74 252 21.4 6.1 12.2
1986 234 87 147 19.6 7.2 7.5
1987 357 39 318 29.2 2.6 10.7
1988 427 83 343 22.7 6.9 15.2
1989 379 80 299 22.2 6.2 14.2
1990 358 77 282 24.2 6.8 12.7
1991 430 105 325 24.8 8.3 10.3
1992 525 94 432 24.9 7.8 15.5
1993 505 109 396 25.4 8.9 13.3
1994 961 169 792 25.3 14.2 31.2
1995 1,044 265 779 24.5 21.5 34.7
1996 1,349 361 988 24.2 29.8 43.1
1997 1,478 461 1,017 22.8 39.1 44.8
1998 1,772 592 1,180 23.1 50.0 52.4
1999 1,514 517 996 22.6 44.9 49.6
2000 1,693 598 1,095 24.2 51.8 48.0
2001 1,429 585 844 23.0 52.4 38.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person-time exposure measured in thousands of years.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.58B Marijuana Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 1.8 2.9 0.8 5.1 7.5 2.9
1966 1.8 3.0 0.7 6.1 9.1 3.4
1967 2.8 4.0 1.6 7.7 12.0 4.1
1968 4.9 6.0 3.8 10.6 16.2 6.0
1969 5.9 7.0 4.9 16.0 23.8 9.4
1970 7.4 9.2 5.6 22.0 30.6 14.1
1971 9.4 12.0 6.9 27.1 37.5 17.0
1972 11.0 14.2 7.9 30.8 41.2 20.8
1973 13.2 16.6 9.9 34.5 44.8 24.9
1974 14.8 18.5 11.4 39.3 48.9 30.0
1975 15.8 19.5 12.4 41.6 49.7 33.6
1976 17.9 21.5 14.7 44.9 52.1 37.7
1977 18.7 21.3 16.2 48.6 55.4 41.8
1978 18.0 19.8 16.4 51.0 57.5 44.6
1979 19.6 20.6 18.5 52.1 58.9 45.5
1980 19.4 21.4 17.4 53.0 58.6 47.7
1981 17.6 20.3 14.9 54.3 58.4 50.5
1982 16.9 19.3 14.5 54.4 58.5 50.4
1983 16.0 18.1 14.0 53.8 57.9 49.9
1984 15.6 17.5 13.7 53.2 57.1 49.5
1985 15.4 17.6 13.2 51.5 55.1 48.1
1986 15.2 18.5 11.9 50.4 54.4 46.7
1987 14.9 17.8 12.1 49.7 53.0 46.5
1988 13.2 16.0 10.5 48.8 52.9 44.7
1989 12.5 15.5 9.7 47.3 52.1 42.7
1990 11.9 14.1 9.8 46.6 51.3 42.0
1991 11.5 14.0 9.1 45.1 49.9 40.3
1992 11.8 14.1 9.7 44.5 49.4 39.6
1993 12.4 14.6 10.3 43.4 48.4 38.6
1994 13.9 15.6 12.1 43.5 48.4 38.6
1995 16.4 18.1 14.6 44.1 48.0 40.3
1996 17.9 19.5 16.3 44.3 48.3 40.4
1997 18.6 19.6 17.5 45.7 49.8 41.9
1998 19.9 21.4 18.3 47.0 51.0 43.2
1999 19.7 21.4 18.0 50.3 54.1 46.6
2000 20.4 22.2 18.6 51.8 54.9 48.7
2001 21.9 23.1 20.7 53.0 56.4 49.7
2002 20.6 21.5 19.7 53.8 56.2 51.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.59B Cocaine Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1
1966 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.1
1967 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.1
1968 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.8 0.7 1.0
1969 0.3 0.6 0.0 1.2 1.4 1.0
1970 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.9 2.2 1.7
1971 0.5 0.6 0.4 2.5 3.3 1.7
1972 0.6 0.7 0.5 3.4 5.2 1.8
1973 0.8 0.9 0.7 4.0 6.0 2.2
1974 0.8 0.8 0.8 5.0 7.6 2.6
1975 1.0 1.1 0.9 6.7 9.1 4.4
1976 1.4 1.8 1.1 8.5 10.8 6.1
1977 1.1 1.5 0.8 10.0 12.7 7.3
1978 1.1 1.0 1.3 11.6 15.0 8.3
1979 1.5 1.2 1.8 13.0 16.9 9.3
1980 1.4 1.3 1.5 13.9 17.8 10.2
1981 1.9 2.3 1.6 15.9 19.6 12.3
1982 2.0 2.4 1.6 16.5 19.7 13.5
1983 1.8 2.0 1.6 17.4 20.7 14.2
1984 1.9 2.3 1.4 17.9 20.6 15.4
1985 1.9 2.4 1.5 17.4 19.5 15.3
1986 1.6 1.8 1.3 17.4 19.3 15.6
1987 2.2 2.4 1.9 16.8 18.0 15.6
1988 1.4 1.6 1.3 16.9 18.4 15.3
1989 1.1 1.3 0.9 16.0 18.1 13.8
1990 1.3 1.6 1.1 15.1 18.1 12.2
1991 1.3 1.4 1.2 13.6 16.4 10.8
1992 1.6 1.8 1.4 12.8 15.5 10.2
1993 1.2 1.4 1.0 11.7 14.7 8.7
1994 1.2 1.2 1.2 10.7 13.5 8.0
1995 1.4 1.5 1.4 10.3 12.2 8.5
1996 1.8 2.0 1.7 10.1 12.6 7.8
1997 2.0 2.0 2.0 10.4 12.7 8.2
1998 2.2 2.2 2.2 11.4 13.9 8.9
1999 2.0 1.9 2.0 12.3 15.0 9.7
2000 2.1 2.1 2.0 13.6 16.6 10.7
2001 2.3 2.2 2.5 14.9 18.2 11.5
2002 2.7 2.7 2.8 15.4 18.1 12.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.60B Crack Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 * * * 0.1 0.2 *
1966 * * * 0.1 0.2 *
1967 * * * 0.1 0.2 *
1968 * * * 0.1 0.2 *
1969 0.1 0.1 * 0.1 0.2 *
1970 0.0 * 0.0 0.1 0.3 *
1971 0.0 * 0.0 0.2 0.3 *
1972 0.0 * 0.1 0.3 0.7 *
1973 0.0 * 0.0 0.4 0.6 0.1
1974 0.0 * 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.1
1975 0.1 * 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.2
1976 0.0 * 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.2
1977 * * 0.0 0.5 0.7 0.3
1978 * * 0.0 0.6 0.6 0.5
1979 * * 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.8
1980 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.8 0.7 0.8
1981 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.8
1982 0.3 0.6 0.1 1.1 1.3 1.0
1983 0.2 0.1 0.3 1.2 1.5 0.9
1984 0.2 0.1 0.2 1.6 2.0 1.2
1985 0.3 0.4 0.1 1.8 2.2 1.3
1986 0.4 0.4 0.3 1.9 2.4 1.4
1987 0.4 0.4 0.3 2.0 2.8 1.3
1988 0.2 0.3 0.1 2.4 3.1 1.7
1989 0.2 0.3 0.0 2.4 3.0 1.8
1990 0.2 0.3 0.2 2.7 3.3 2.1
1991 0.2 0.2 0.2 2.4 2.9 1.8
1992 0.3 0.4 0.3 2.5 3.2 1.7
1993 0.2 0.3 0.1 2.6 3.5 1.7
1994 0.3 0.3 0.2 2.6 3.4 1.7
1995 0.3 0.3 0.3 2.8 3.3 2.4
1996 0.3 0.3 0.3 2.7 3.5 2.0
1997 0.3 0.3 0.4 3.0 3.9 2.1
1998 0.5 0.5 0.4 3.3 4.0 2.5
1999 0.5 0.6 0.4 3.3 4.2 2.4
2000 0.5 0.5 0.4 3.5 4.4 2.7
2001 0.5 0.5 0.6 3.9 5.0 2.7
2002 0.7 0.5 0.8 3.8 4.8 2.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.61B Heroin Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.1 0.2 * 0.1 0.2 0.1
1966 0.1 0.1 * 0.2 0.3 0.1
1967 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1
1968 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.1
1969 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.1
1970 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.7 0.8 0.5
1971 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.9 1.2 0.6
1972 0.2 0.3 0.1 1.2 1.8 0.6
1973 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.3 1.9 0.7
1974 0.2 0.1 0.4 1.6 2.5 0.8
1975 0.2 0.1 0.3 2.0 2.9 1.0
1976 0.1 0.0 0.1 2.1 2.9 1.3
1977 0.1 0.0 0.1 2.3 3.2 1.3
1978 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.9 2.9 1.0
1979 0.1 0.0 0.3 1.5 2.3 0.7
1980 0.1 * 0.3 1.4 2.1 0.7
1981 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.3 1.7 1.0
1982 0.1 0.1 0.0 1.3 1.6 1.0
1983 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.3 1.6 1.0
1984 0.1 0.2 0.0 1.1 1.3 0.8
1985 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.9 1.2 0.7
1986 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.7
1987 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.5
1988 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 1.1 0.6
1989 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.2 0.4
1990 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.8 1.1 0.5
1991 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.7 1.0 0.5
1992 0.0 * 0.0 0.8 1.1 0.5
1993 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.8 1.0 0.6
1994 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.7 0.9 0.5
1995 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.8 1.0 0.6
1996 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.4
1997 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.7 1.1 0.5
1998 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.9 1.2 0.6
1999 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.1 1.4 0.8
2000 0.2 0.2 0.3 1.2 1.5 1.0
2001 0.3 0.2 0.4 1.4 1.6 1.2
2002 0.4 0.3 0.5 1.6 1.8 1.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.62B Hallucinogen Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.3 0.6 * 0.4 0.8 *
1966 0.2 0.4 * 0.9 1.2 0.6
1967 0.5 0.7 0.2 1.1 1.4 0.8
1968 1.4 2.0 0.8 1.4 1.8 1.1
1969 2.3 2.8 1.8 2.6 3.3 2.0
1970 2.1 2.6 1.6 5.2 6.4 4.0
1971 2.6 3.1 2.1 7.2 9.0 5.6
1972 3.3 4.0 2.6 9.5 11.8 7.2
1973 3.6 4.0 3.2 11.6 14.6 8.8
1974 3.8 4.3 3.2 13.3 16.6 10.1
1975 3.9 4.6 3.2 15.2 18.2 12.1
1976 3.4 4.2 2.7 16.6 19.9 13.2
1977 3.8 4.5 3.2 17.0 21.0 13.0
1978 2.9 3.2 2.6 18.1 22.7 13.6
1979 3.0 2.9 3.0 17.8 22.6 13.3
1980 3.3 4.1 2.5 17.4 22.1 12.9
1981 3.5 4.4 2.7 17.8 22.2 13.6
1982 2.8 3.9 1.7 18.0 21.6 14.5
1983 2.5 3.0 1.9 17.6 21.8 13.5
1984 2.6 3.3 2.0 17.1 20.9 13.6
1985 2.2 2.8 1.7 16.6 20.0 13.3
1986 2.5 2.8 2.2 15.6 18.7 12.7
1987 3.1 3.7 2.6 15.0 17.4 12.8
1988 2.4 3.1 1.7 15.4 18.2 12.6
1989 2.1 2.8 1.6 15.3 18.8 11.8
1990 2.5 3.0 1.9 14.5 18.1 11.1
1991 2.6 3.0 2.3 14.3 17.6 11.1
1992 2.8 3.1 2.4 14.3 18.1 10.6
1993 2.8 3.3 2.2 14.8 18.2 11.4
1994 3.1 3.4 2.8 15.3 18.9 11.9
1995 3.8 4.0 3.5 16.0 19.6 12.6
1996 4.2 4.4 4.0 15.9 19.5 12.4
1997 4.1 3.8 4.4 17.0 21.1 13.0
1998 4.6 4.7 4.4 18.2 22.0 14.5
1999 4.5 4.7 4.3 19.7 23.5 16.0
2000 5.1 5.4 4.7 21.8 25.4 18.2
2001 6.1 6.4 5.7 23.6 26.9 20.3
2002 5.7 5.8 5.6 24.2 26.7 21.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.63B LSD Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.1 0.3 * 0.2 0.3 *
1966 0.1 0.1 * 0.4 0.6 0.1
1967 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.9 0.1
1968 1.0 1.3 0.7 1.1 1.7 0.7
1969 1.7 2.0 1.4 2.0 2.7 1.4
1970 1.6 2.1 1.1 4.0 4.8 3.3
1971 1.9 2.5 1.4 6.2 7.4 4.9
1972 2.4 2.9 1.9 8.1 10.4 6.0
1973 2.7 3.1 2.4 9.6 12.6 6.7
1974 2.9 3.4 2.5 11.1 14.2 8.1
1975 2.7 3.3 2.2 12.6 15.2 10.0
1976 2.6 3.2 2.1 13.5 16.5 10.5
1977 2.2 2.6 1.9 13.8 17.8 9.8
1978 1.7 2.0 1.4 14.2 18.3 10.1
1979 1.7 1.7 1.7 13.8 18.1 9.6
1980 2.2 2.7 1.6 13.2 17.2 9.4
1981 2.3 2.9 1.8 13.7 17.8 9.7
1982 1.8 2.6 1.1 13.7 17.2 10.4
1983 1.7 2.2 1.2 13.3 17.0 9.7
1984 1.6 2.2 0.9 13.0 16.6 9.6
1985 1.6 2.2 1.0 12.5 15.5 9.6
1986 1.5 1.6 1.4 11.8 14.6 9.1
1987 2.0 2.1 1.9 11.0 13.4 8.6
1988 1.5 2.0 1.1 11.3 13.8 8.8
1989 1.6 2.0 1.2 11.1 14.0 8.2
1990 1.8 2.1 1.5 10.8 14.1 7.6
1991 2.1 2.2 1.9 10.8 14.0 7.8
1992 2.1 2.3 1.9 11.0 14.3 7.8
1993 2.0 2.2 1.8 11.8 14.8 8.9
1994 2.3 2.3 2.3 12.2 15.1 9.3
1995 2.8 2.9 2.7 12.8 15.6 10.2
1996 3.1 3.1 3.1 12.8 15.8 9.9
1997 3.0 2.6 3.4 13.7 17.0 10.6
1998 3.1 3.0 3.2 14.4 17.4 11.5
1999 3.0 3.1 2.8 15.2 18.0 12.5
2000 3.1 3.2 3.0 15.9 18.5 13.4
2001 3.3 3.5 3.2 16.6 19.4 13.9
2002 2.7 2.9 2.5 15.9 17.9 13.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.64B PCP Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 * * * 0.0 0.1 *
1966 0.1 0.1 * 0.0 0.1 *
1967 0.1 0.1 * 0.0 0.1 *
1968 0.1 0.2 * 0.2 0.2 0.2
1969 0.4 0.8 * 0.2 0.2 0.2
1970 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.6 1.0 0.2
1971 0.6 0.7 0.6 1.0 1.5 0.6
1972 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.8 2.7 1.0
1973 1.0 0.8 1.2 2.6 3.5 1.7
1974 1.1 0.9 1.2 3.6 4.9 2.2
1975 1.2 1.4 1.0 4.4 5.9 2.9
1976 1.1 1.5 0.8 5.0 6.4 3.6
1977 1.3 1.4 1.2 6.0 8.1 3.9
1978 0.8 0.8 0.8 7.0 8.9 5.0
1979 1.0 0.9 1.1 7.0 9.3 4.9
1980 0.8 0.7 1.0 6.7 8.9 4.7
1981 0.7 0.7 0.6 6.9 8.9 4.9
1982 0.7 1.0 0.5 6.3 7.8 4.8
1983 0.4 0.4 0.4 5.9 7.5 4.4
1984 0.4 0.4 0.4 5.3 6.8 4.0
1985 0.4 0.5 0.2 4.7 5.8 3.7
1986 0.3 0.4 0.3 3.7 4.6 2.9
1987 0.4 0.4 0.4 3.4 4.1 2.8
1988 0.3 0.4 0.2 3.1 3.6 2.5
1989 0.4 0.4 0.5 2.9 3.8 2.0
1990 0.6 0.5 0.6 2.6 3.5 1.7
1991 0.4 0.4 0.4 2.2 2.9 1.5
1992 0.4 0.5 0.4 1.9 2.4 1.5
1993 0.2 0.2 0.2 2.0 2.6 1.4
1994 0.3 0.4 0.2 1.9 2.4 1.4
1995 0.4 0.4 0.3 2.2 3.0 1.4
1996 0.5 0.7 0.4 1.9 2.7 1.2
1997 0.6 0.5 0.6 2.2 3.1 1.4
1998 0.7 0.8 0.6 2.4 3.2 1.7
1999 0.7 0.8 0.6 2.5 3.2 1.8
2000 0.7 0.7 0.7 2.7 3.5 1.9
2001 1.0 1.0 0.9 2.6 3.3 1.9
2002 0.9 0.8 1.0 2.7 3.2 2.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.65B Ecstasy Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 * * * * * *
1966 * * * * * *
1967 * * * * * *
1968 * * * * * *
1969 * * * * * *
1970 * * * * * *
1971 * * * 0.0 * 0.1
1972 0.0 0.0 * 0.1 0.2 0.1
1973 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0
1974 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0
1975 0.1 0.3 * 0.1 0.2 0.1
1976 0.0 0.1 * 0.2 0.4 0.0
1977 0.1 0.2 * 0.5 0.7 0.3
1978 0.1 0.1 * 0.4 0.7 0.1
1979 0.0 0.1 * 0.4 0.7 0.1
1980 0.1 0.2 * 0.3 0.5 0.2
1981 * * * 0.4 0.6 0.2
1982 0.0 0.0 * 0.4 0.5 0.3
1983 0.0 0.1 * 0.4 0.5 0.3
1984 0.0 0.1 * 0.4 0.5 0.4
1985 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.5
1986 0.0 * 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.7
1987 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.2 1.4 1.0
1988 0.2 0.2 0.3 1.5 1.7 1.2
1989 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.6 1.7 1.5
1990 0.1 0.1 * 1.9 2.1 1.7
1991 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.0 2.0 2.0
1992 0.2 0.1 0.2 2.4 2.6 2.2
1993 0.2 0.2 0.2 2.4 2.7 2.1
1994 0.2 0.2 0.2 2.4 2.8 2.1
1995 0.3 0.2 0.5 2.7 3.1 2.4
1996 0.5 0.4 0.6 2.8 3.2 2.4
1997 0.5 0.3 0.6 3.3 4.0 2.6
1998 0.9 0.8 0.9 4.7 5.6 3.9
1999 1.0 0.8 1.2 6.4 7.8 5.1
2000 1.9 1.9 1.8 9.7 11.2 8.3
2001 3.2 3.0 3.4 13.5 15.2 11.8
2002 3.3 3.0 3.7 15.1 16.2 13.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.66B Inhalant Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.6 1.1 0.2 0.9 1.7 0.1
1966 0.8 1.5 0.1 1.0 2.0 0.2
1967 1.3 2.3 0.4 1.1 2.3 0.2
1968 1.6 2.9 0.4 1.1 2.1 0.3
1969 1.8 3.2 0.4 1.5 2.8 0.3
1970 2.2 3.7 0.8 1.9 3.3 0.6
1971 2.2 3.7 0.8 2.7 4.6 0.8
1972 2.5 3.9 1.2 3.2 5.3 1.2
1973 2.3 3.5 1.2 3.8 6.1 1.5
1974 2.5 3.5 1.4 4.4 7.0 1.9
1975 3.0 4.5 1.7 5.2 8.1 2.3
1976 3.4 5.1 1.7 6.2 9.0 3.4
1977 3.7 5.4 2.0 7.4 11.0 3.9
1978 4.0 5.7 2.4 8.3 12.6 4.1
1979 4.0 5.5 2.6 9.2 14.2 4.5
1980 4.6 6.1 3.1 10.0 15.5 4.8
1981 4.8 6.3 3.3 10.4 15.7 5.4
1982 4.4 6.1 2.6 10.7 15.4 6.2
1983 4.4 6.0 2.9 11.3 16.1 6.7
1984 4.2 5.6 2.9 11.5 16.7 6.6
1985 4.4 5.6 3.2 11.7 16.3 7.2
1986 4.5 5.7 3.2 11.6 15.6 7.8
1987 4.2 5.5 3.0 11.2 14.4 8.0
1988 4.1 5.6 2.6 11.7 14.9 8.5
1989 4.0 5.6 2.4 12.0 15.6 8.4
1990 3.6 5.2 2.0 12.3 16.2 8.4
1991 3.0 4.0 2.2 12.0 15.9 8.2
1992 3.6 4.4 2.7 11.5 15.1 8.0
1993 4.0 5.5 2.6 11.8 15.4 8.3
1994 4.5 5.4 3.7 12.2 16.2 8.4
1995 4.7 5.6 3.8 12.4 16.6 8.4
1996 4.8 5.6 4.0 11.8 16.1 7.8
1997 4.6 4.9 4.3 12.8 17.4 8.5
1998 4.8 5.6 4.1 13.4 17.9 9.1
1999 5.4 5.9 4.8 13.9 18.0 9.9
2000 6.6 7.1 6.0 15.0 18.8 11.3
2001 9.0 9.7 8.2 15.6 19.4 11.8
2002 10.5 11.3 9.7 15.7 19.0 12.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.67B Pain Reliever Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.4 0.4 0.4 1.7 3.2 0.5
1966 0.3 0.4 0.2 1.6 3.0 0.5
1967 0.6 0.5 0.6 1.4 2.2 0.6
1968 0.8 0.9 0.7 1.3 2.1 0.7
1969 1.1 1.3 0.9 1.6 2.3 1.0
1970 1.1 1.5 0.6 2.1 3.0 1.3
1971 1.2 1.6 0.9 3.1 4.3 1.9
1972 1.2 1.8 0.6 3.5 5.0 2.1
1973 1.5 1.8 1.2 3.9 5.4 2.6
1974 1.6 1.8 1.5 4.6 6.1 3.2
1975 1.5 1.8 1.3 5.7 7.2 4.1
1976 2.1 2.3 2.0 5.9 7.4 4.4
1977 2.1 2.3 1.9 6.9 9.2 4.7
1978 1.6 1.8 1.4 7.5 9.9 5.1
1979 1.8 1.9 1.8 7.6 10.1 5.1
1980 2.1 2.6 1.6 7.2 9.3 5.2
1981 1.8 2.5 1.2 7.5 9.4 5.7
1982 1.8 2.3 1.3 7.6 9.0 6.2
1983 1.7 2.1 1.4 7.6 9.5 5.8
1984 1.6 1.8 1.5 7.5 9.5 5.7
1985 1.9 2.2 1.7 7.5 9.5 5.6
1986 1.6 1.9 1.3 7.1 9.0 5.3
1987 1.6 1.8 1.3 7.4 9.0 5.9
1988 1.3 1.8 0.8 7.5 9.2 5.8
1989 1.2 1.6 0.8 7.4 9.3 5.4
1990 1.4 1.8 1.0 7.4 9.7 5.2
1991 1.6 2.1 1.2 6.9 8.4 5.4
1992 2.0 2.4 1.6 6.8 8.4 5.3
1993 2.1 2.5 1.7 7.2 9.0 5.4
1994 2.1 2.4 1.7 7.8 9.6 6.0
1995 2.7 3.3 2.1 8.7 10.7 6.8
1996 3.0 3.6 2.4 9.3 11.3 7.4
1997 3.6 4.1 3.2 10.7 11.9 9.5
1998 4.5 5.1 3.9 12.0 13.6 10.5
1999 5.4 6.2 4.6 14.1 16.0 12.3
2000 7.2 7.8 6.7 16.8 19.1 14.5
2001 9.6 9.7 9.5 19.4 21.8 17.0
2002 11.2 10.8 11.7 22.1 24.3 19.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.68B Tranquilizer Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.1 0.2 * 0.6 1.0 0.1
1966 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.7 1.1 0.4
1967 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.9 0.8
1968 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.7 0.9
1969 0.6 0.9 0.4 1.3 0.8 1.7
1970 1.0 1.1 0.9 1.5 1.4 1.6
1971 1.1 1.4 0.8 2.0 2.0 2.1
1972 1.1 1.6 0.7 2.8 3.0 2.7
1973 1.1 1.2 1.0 3.3 3.6 2.9
1974 1.3 1.2 1.4 4.0 4.7 3.3
1975 1.5 1.7 1.3 5.0 6.1 3.9
1976 1.9 2.0 1.7 5.7 7.0 4.3
1977 1.7 1.8 1.6 6.6 8.6 4.6
1978 1.6 1.6 1.6 7.5 9.7 5.3
1979 1.5 1.6 1.4 7.3 9.4 5.2
1980 1.5 1.8 1.3 7.1 8.9 5.4
1981 1.2 1.8 0.6 7.2 8.4 6.0
1982 1.0 1.4 0.7 7.1 8.1 6.2
1983 0.7 0.9 0.6 6.9 8.1 5.8
1984 0.6 0.7 0.5 6.5 8.1 5.1
1985 0.8 0.6 1.0 6.0 7.2 4.9
1986 0.8 0.7 0.9 5.5 6.4 4.7
1987 0.7 0.8 0.6 5.4 6.2 4.7
1988 0.6 0.7 0.5 5.1 5.9 4.4
1989 0.7 0.7 0.6 4.9 6.2 3.5
1990 0.5 0.7 0.4 4.7 6.2 3.4
1991 0.6 0.7 0.5 4.0 5.2 2.9
1992 0.5 0.5 0.5 3.9 5.1 2.7
1993 0.8 0.9 0.6 4.2 5.4 3.0
1994 0.9 0.9 0.9 4.4 5.8 3.0
1995 1.1 1.3 0.9 4.5 5.7 3.5
1996 1.5 1.7 1.3 4.9 5.8 4.1
1997 1.6 1.8 1.4 5.7 6.5 5.0
1998 1.7 1.8 1.6 6.8 8.0 5.6
1999 2.0 2.2 1.7 7.6 8.5 6.6
2000 2.4 2.7 2.2 9.0 10.0 7.9
2001 3.0 3.0 3.0 10.3 11.5 9.0
2002 3.4 3.0 3.7 11.2 12.3 10.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.69B Stimulant Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.5 0.5 0.4 2.3 2.2 2.4
1966 0.6 0.7 0.4 2.9 3.1 2.7
1967 0.7 1.0 0.4 2.4 2.4 2.5
1968 1.1 1.3 1.0 2.9 2.8 3.0
1969 1.5 1.5 1.6 3.8 3.9 3.7
1970 1.4 1.5 1.4 5.8 6.7 5.0
1971 1.4 1.5 1.3 6.8 8.5 5.1
1972 1.8 1.9 1.8 7.8 9.9 5.8
1973 2.1 2.2 2.0 8.3 10.3 6.5
1974 1.9 1.8 2.0 9.0 11.1 7.0
1975 1.8 1.9 1.7 9.9 11.5 8.2
1976 1.8 2.0 1.6 10.2 11.5 8.8
1977 1.9 1.8 2.0 10.7 12.5 9.0
1978 1.9 2.0 1.7 10.6 12.1 9.2
1979 2.0 1.6 2.3 10.2 12.1 8.4
1980 2.1 1.8 2.3 10.4 12.5 8.4
1981 1.9 2.1 1.7 10.9 12.6 9.3
1982 1.5 1.9 1.2 10.6 12.0 9.3
1983 1.6 1.7 1.5 10.5 12.4 8.6
1984 1.7 1.5 1.9 9.7 11.4 8.1
1985 1.9 1.8 1.9 9.5 10.7 8.2
1986 1.4 1.3 1.5 8.8 10.0 7.7
1987 1.6 1.6 1.6 8.1 8.5 7.7
1988 1.0 1.0 1.1 8.0 8.6 7.5
1989 0.9 0.8 1.1 7.3 7.9 6.6
1990 0.7 0.6 0.8 6.8 7.6 6.0
1991 1.0 1.1 0.8 6.2 6.7 5.8
1992 1.2 1.3 1.2 6.0 6.5 5.5
1993 1.3 1.0 1.6 5.9 6.8 5.0
1994 1.4 1.1 1.7 5.9 6.4 5.5
1995 1.8 1.8 1.7 6.3 6.5 6.0
1996 1.9 1.8 2.0 6.1 6.4 5.8
1997 2.2 2.0 2.4 7.1 7.5 6.7
1998 2.5 2.4 2.6 7.8 8.6 7.0
1999 2.7 2.8 2.6 8.4 9.3 7.5
2000 3.1 3.0 3.2 9.4 10.4 8.4
2001 3.8 3.3 4.3 10.2 11.0 9.4
2002 4.3 3.7 5.0 10.8 11.5 10.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.70B Methamphetamine Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.2 * 0.4 0.5 1.0 0.1
1966 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.8 1.4 0.2
1967 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.9 1.6 0.3
1968 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.3 0.4
1969 0.9 1.1 0.6 1.4 1.7 1.1
1970 0.6 0.7 0.4 2.6 3.2 2.1
1971 0.5 0.6 0.4 3.8 5.0 2.7
1972 0.7 0.9 0.5 4.4 5.9 3.0
1973 0.7 0.8 0.7 5.1 6.6 3.7
1974 0.7 0.8 0.7 5.6 7.6 3.8
1975 0.9 1.1 0.7 6.0 7.6 4.3
1976 1.1 1.2 0.9 6.0 7.7 4.3
1977 1.1 1.3 1.0 6.5 8.6 4.4
1978 0.9 0.9 0.9 6.4 7.9 4.8
1979 1.2 0.8 1.6 6.2 7.9 4.5
1980 1.1 1.0 1.2 6.4 8.2 4.7
1981 1.0 1.2 0.8 6.4 7.9 5.0
1982 0.9 1.3 0.6 6.4 7.7 5.3
1983 0.9 1.0 0.8 6.7 8.4 5.1
1984 1.0 0.8 1.1 6.4 7.7 5.2
1985 1.2 1.0 1.3 6.4 7.4 5.4
1986 0.9 0.8 1.1 6.1 6.9 5.3
1987 1.2 1.1 1.2 5.8 6.3 5.4
1988 0.5 0.6 0.5 5.8 6.4 5.3
1989 0.5 0.7 0.4 5.4 5.9 4.8
1990 0.3 0.2 0.3 5.1 6.0 4.2
1991 0.3 0.4 0.3 4.7 5.3 4.1
1992 0.6 0.5 0.7 4.5 5.3 3.7
1993 0.9 0.8 1.1 4.4 5.1 3.6
1994 0.9 0.6 1.2 4.4 4.7 4.1
1995 0.9 0.7 1.2 4.5 4.6 4.4
1996 0.9 0.8 1.1 4.2 4.2 4.2
1997 1.1 0.8 1.4 4.6 4.7 4.6
1998 1.2 1.0 1.4 4.9 5.1 4.7
1999 1.2 1.1 1.2 4.9 5.0 4.8
2000 1.2 1.2 1.2 5.3 5.5 5.2
2001 1.3 1.0 1.7 5.8 5.9 5.6
2002 1.5 1.1 1.9 5.7 5.8 5.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.71B Sedative Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 0.1 0.3 * 0.1 0.2 0.0
1966 0.1 0.1 * 0.2 0.5 0.0
1967 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.9 0.1
1968 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.5
1969 0.7 0.8 0.6 1.0 1.5 0.6
1970 1.2 1.6 0.9 1.8 2.2 1.3
1971 1.4 1.4 1.3 2.7 3.7 1.7
1972 1.3 1.6 1.1 3.6 4.9 2.4
1973 1.4 1.5 1.3 4.7 6.3 3.1
1974 1.6 1.8 1.5 5.7 7.5 3.9
1975 1.4 1.6 1.2 6.9 8.8 5.1
1976 1.7 2.1 1.3 7.5 9.2 5.7
1977 1.5 1.7 1.2 8.3 10.7 5.9
1978 1.1 1.2 1.0 9.0 11.6 6.4
1979 1.4 1.2 1.5 8.8 11.5 6.2
1980 1.5 2.1 0.9 8.3 10.6 6.2
1981 1.3 2.0 0.6 8.2 10.1 6.4
1982 1.2 1.8 0.7 7.6 9.1 6.2
1983 0.5 0.7 0.4 7.4 9.2 5.8
1984 0.4 0.5 0.2 6.8 8.4 5.4
1985 0.4 0.6 0.3 6.0 7.2 5.0
1986 0.4 0.5 0.3 4.9 6.1 3.9
1987 0.4 0.5 0.3 4.3 5.0 3.5
1988 0.1 0.1 0.0 3.4 4.1 2.6
1989 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.6 3.6 1.7
1990 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.2 3.0 1.5
1991 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.6 1.9 1.3
1992 0.3 0.3 0.2 1.3 1.4 1.2
1993 0.3 0.4 0.2 1.2 1.2 1.3
1994 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.3 1.3 1.2
1995 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.3 1.2 1.4
1996 0.3 0.3 0.4 1.1 1.3 1.0
1997 0.4 0.3 0.5 1.3 1.5 1.1
1998 0.4 0.4 0.4 1.5 1.7 1.3
1999 0.5 0.6 0.4 1.6 1.8 1.5
2000 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.9 2.0 1.8
2001 0.8 0.6 0.9 2.0 2.4 1.6
2002 1.0 0.7 1.3 2.1 2.3 1.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.72B Alcohol Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 16.3 22.9 10.1 69.7 79.3 61.0
1966 17.9 25.3 10.9 70.5 79.1 62.9
1967 19.5 26.2 13.0 70.5 80.6 62.0
1968 21.2 27.8 14.5 71.8 81.6 63.6
1969 21.3 27.9 14.6 73.0 82.0 65.3
1970 20.8 27.4 14.2 75.3 83.8 67.5
1971 22.4 28.3 16.7 77.1 86.1 68.5
1972 24.6 30.9 18.4 77.7 86.3 69.4
1973 27.1 34.5 20.0 78.8 87.4 70.8
1974 29.0 36.0 22.5 79.5 87.1 72.2
1975 28.2 36.4 20.4 80.0 86.6 73.5
1976 28.6 35.9 21.9 80.4 87.0 73.8
1977 28.5 36.1 21.2 82.1 89.1 75.0
1978 29.2 36.2 22.7 82.5 89.3 75.8
1979 30.8 36.9 25.0 82.4 89.9 75.3
1980 31.8 38.5 25.3 82.7 88.6 77.1
1981 29.9 36.0 23.9 83.5 88.5 78.8
1982 30.3 35.6 25.1 83.9 87.9 80.0
1983 29.9 34.6 25.2 83.4 88.1 78.8
1984 29.7 34.5 25.0 82.9 88.0 78.2
1985 29.6 35.2 24.0 82.5 87.6 77.6
1986 30.6 36.7 24.5 82.2 87.2 77.6
1987 31.4 37.5 25.6 81.4 86.6 76.4
1988 30.7 36.5 25.0 81.7 86.4 77.1
1989 29.8 35.5 24.5 81.1 86.2 76.1
1990 28.9 34.1 24.0 80.9 85.7 76.3
1991 29.6 33.5 25.9 80.4 85.1 75.7
1992 27.9 31.9 24.1 81.3 85.5 77.1
1993 27.4 31.2 23.7 81.0 85.2 76.9
1994 28.1 30.9 25.2 81.8 86.4 77.2
1995 28.5 31.0 26.0 81.8 85.5 78.3
1996 29.1 31.7 26.4 81.2 84.6 78.1
1997 29.8 31.4 28.1 81.3 84.7 78.0
1998 31.2 33.4 29.0 82.0 85.2 78.9
1999 32.5 34.6 30.4 82.7 85.7 79.8
2000 37.1 38.9 35.2 83.4 85.5 81.4
2001 43.3 44.4 42.1 85.5 87.5 83.4
2002 43.4 43.4 43.4 86.7 88.0 85.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.73B Any Cigarette Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 29.6 37.9 21.7 70.3 78.9 62.6
1966 29.8 38.1 21.8 68.4 76.9 60.7
1967 31.3 40.5 22.3 68.4 78.1 60.3
1968 32.5 40.1 24.8 67.4 78.1 58.4
1969 31.3 39.6 22.9 68.1 78.0 59.8
1970 32.0 38.3 25.7 69.3 79.6 59.9
1971 33.1 39.4 27.0 69.6 79.3 60.3
1972 34.5 40.2 29.0 69.2 77.9 60.8
1973 35.9 40.2 31.6 69.2 77.9 61.0
1974 36.8 41.3 32.6 69.8 77.5 62.5
1975 36.1 39.7 32.7 70.1 76.1 64.2
1976 38.4 42.0 35.0 70.5 75.4 65.5
1977 37.6 41.4 33.9 70.3 75.6 65.0
1978 37.0 39.7 34.4 70.6 74.4 66.8
1979 36.5 39.2 33.9 70.8 74.8 67.1
1980 37.0 37.8 36.2 70.7 74.1 67.4
1981 34.9 35.9 34.0 71.5 74.0 69.1
1982 33.5 33.5 33.5 71.2 74.0 68.6
1983 33.5 33.9 33.1 70.8 73.4 68.4
1984 32.7 33.3 32.2 70.7 73.5 68.2
1985 31.9 33.4 30.4 70.1 72.3 68.0
1986 31.2 33.4 29.0 68.8 70.4 67.3
1987 30.3 32.8 27.9 68.0 70.2 65.8
1988 29.2 32.1 26.4 68.0 70.9 65.1
1989 29.5 32.4 26.8 67.8 71.0 64.6
1990 30.3 33.1 27.7 67.1 70.3 64.1
1991 29.9 32.1 27.8 65.8 68.6 63.1
1992 29.0 29.8 28.1 66.1 69.6 62.6
1993 29.8 30.8 28.9 66.0 69.9 62.1
1994 30.7 31.5 29.8 66.2 70.0 62.5
1995 32.1 33.5 30.7 66.2 70.0 62.5
1996 33.8 35.0 32.6 66.3 69.5 63.2
1997 35.6 36.6 34.7 67.1 70.9 63.5
1998 36.3 37.3 35.3 68.3 72.4 64.3
1999 37.8 38.6 37.0 70.4 73.8 67.2
2000 37.1 38.0 36.1 71.0 73.4 68.6
2001 37.3 37.5 37.2 71.3 74.3 68.4
2002 33.3 33.2 33.4 71.2 73.7 68.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.74B Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 7.8 10.0 5.7 42.8 53.1 33.6
1966 8.3 11.7 5.0 41.0 50.0 32.9
1967 8.6 11.8 5.5 41.4 51.4 33.0
1968 8.3 10.8 5.8 40.5 52.3 30.6
1969 8.7 11.9 5.5 39.2 49.5 30.5
1970 8.0 9.1 7.0 39.3 49.9 29.5
1971 8.7 10.1 7.4 38.8 50.2 27.8
1972 9.3 10.8 7.8 38.9 48.6 29.4
1973 10.0 11.8 8.2 38.6 47.8 30.0
1974 10.9 12.8 9.2 37.7 45.9 29.7
1975 10.3 11.6 9.2 37.7 44.4 31.0
1976 11.1 11.8 10.5 38.0 43.9 32.0
1977 11.3 11.1 11.6 37.8 43.9 31.7
1978 10.3 10.0 10.6 38.4 42.9 33.9
1979 9.6 9.8 9.5 38.9 42.7 35.3
1980 9.8 10.5 9.2 38.5 41.6 35.6
1981 9.3 9.6 9.1 38.9 40.6 37.4
1982 9.3 9.1 9.5 38.4 39.2 37.6
1983 9.2 8.5 9.9 37.6 38.6 36.7
1984 8.6 8.1 9.1 37.2 38.1 36.4
1985 8.0 7.9 8.2 36.2 37.0 35.5
1986 8.4 8.8 8.1 34.9 35.0 34.9
1987 8.7 9.1 8.3 32.9 32.8 32.9
1988 8.0 8.8 7.2 32.7 33.4 32.1
1989 7.3 8.6 6.0 32.2 33.1 31.4
1990 7.1 7.5 6.8 31.9 33.3 30.4
1991 8.1 8.0 8.3 30.9 32.5 29.3
1992 8.2 8.5 7.9 31.5 33.1 29.8
1993 8.3 9.0 7.6 31.3 33.2 29.5
1994 8.2 8.6 7.9 31.6 33.9 29.5
1995 9.0 9.2 8.9 32.0 34.4 29.6
1996 9.4 9.2 9.7 32.0 33.7 30.4
1997 9.8 9.4 10.3 32.9 34.6 31.3
1998 10.7 10.4 11.0 34.4 35.7 33.2
1999 10.5 10.6 10.4 36.1 37.0 35.2
2000 10.7 10.7 10.7 36.8 37.6 35.9
2001 10.6 10.3 10.9 37.7 38.8 36.5
2002 8.2 8.0 8.5 37.1 38.1 36.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.75B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 3.7 5.9 1.6 10.5 18.7 3.0
1966 4.7 7.6 2.0 10.1 18.6 2.5
1967 4.9 8.2 1.7 9.2 16.8 2.8
1968 4.5 7.4 1.7 9.6 18.0 2.6
1969 4.7 7.6 1.7 9.8 18.3 2.6
1970 3.9 6.4 1.5 10.9 19.7 2.8
1971 4.5 7.2 1.9 10.9 19.8 2.3
1972 4.5 7.5 1.6 11.1 20.1 2.5
1973 5.6 9.1 2.2 11.0 20.2 2.4
1974 5.8 9.7 2.2 11.7 21.1 2.7
1975 6.7 11.4 2.3 12.0 21.5 2.6
1976 7.4 12.7 2.5 12.6 22.0 2.9
1977 7.7 13.2 2.5 13.1 23.1 3.1
1978 8.8 14.8 3.1 13.2 23.2 3.4
1979 9.8 16.7 3.3 14.2 25.4 3.5
1980 10.9 18.6 3.4 14.7 26.3 3.7
1981 12.0 20.3 3.8 16.3 29.0 4.1
1982 12.3 21.1 3.6 17.7 31.3 4.8
1983 12.8 22.2 3.5 19.8 34.8 5.4
1984 13.6 23.1 4.3 20.5 36.1 5.8
1985 14.5 24.7 4.3 21.2 37.1 6.2
1986 14.7 25.5 4.2 22.2 38.3 6.9
1987 14.7 25.4 4.3 23.1 39.3 7.3
1988 13.3 22.7 4.3 24.8 41.8 7.9
1989 12.5 21.2 4.3 25.8 43.3 8.3
1990 11.7 19.8 4.0 26.2 44.2 8.5
1991 11.1 18.6 4.1 26.3 45.0 7.9
1992 10.6 17.7 3.7 26.4 45.2 8.0
1993 9.7 16.3 3.2 26.5 44.7 8.7
1994 9.3 15.0 3.6 26.7 45.0 8.9
1995 9.4 15.0 3.7 26.4 44.7 9.0
1996 9.2 14.8 3.5 25.9 43.4 9.3
1997 9.2 14.6 3.6 25.3 41.8 9.6
1998 9.2 14.8 3.4 24.7 40.3 9.6
1999 9.2 14.9 3.3 24.7 39.5 10.4
2000 8.3 13.7 2.8 24.5 39.2 10.2
2001 8.5 13.4 3.3 24.3 39.1 9.5
2002 8.0 12.5 3.3 23.7 37.9 9.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

30723

Table 4.76B Cigar Use in Lifetime among Persons Aged 12 to 17 and Persons Aged 18 to 25 During the Years 1965 to 2002, by Gender: Percentages, Based on 2002 NSDUH
YEAR AGED 12 TO 17 AGED 18 TO 25
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1965 5.0 9.0 1.2 22.0 42.0 4.0
1966 5.9 10.7 1.2 20.9 39.9 4.0
1967 6.6 12.1 1.1 21.2 41.2 4.5
1968 6.7 12.0 1.3 21.5 41.6 4.6
1969 6.3 11.4 1.2 21.6 41.5 4.8
1970 5.9 9.9 1.9 22.9 42.4 5.0
1971 5.7 10.0 1.7 23.2 41.4 5.6
1972 5.5 9.0 2.0 24.4 43.9 5.7
1973 5.6 9.0 2.3 25.3 45.2 6.6
1974 5.9 9.7 2.3 25.0 43.5 7.2
1975 5.9 9.8 2.3 24.4 41.4 7.4
1976 6.2 10.0 2.6 24.9 41.8 7.7
1977 5.5 8.6 2.5 25.5 42.7 8.4
1978 5.2 8.1 2.4 24.9 41.1 9.0
1979 5.5 8.5 2.7 24.4 40.9 8.7
1980 5.3 8.7 2.0 24.3 40.3 9.2
1981 5.1 7.8 2.4 24.4 40.2 9.2
1982 4.9 7.7 2.1 24.0 39.7 8.9
1983 5.0 7.7 2.2 23.0 38.8 8.0
1984 4.7 7.1 2.3 22.2 37.6 7.8
1985 4.4 6.7 2.1 21.6 36.1 7.8
1986 4.5 6.8 2.3 21.1 35.1 7.8
1987 4.6 7.5 1.9 20.9 33.6 8.4
1988 3.5 5.7 1.3 21.0 33.9 8.2
1989 3.9 6.5 1.5 21.4 34.0 8.8
1990 4.3 7.0 1.8 21.5 34.1 9.2
1991 3.9 6.0 2.0 22.2 35.8 8.8
1992 4.5 7.0 2.1 22.6 36.8 8.8
1993 4.9 7.9 2.0 23.1 37.3 9.2
1994 5.8 9.2 2.4 24.3 38.7 10.3
1995 6.8 10.5 3.1 25.8 40.8 11.5
1996 8.3 12.3 4.0 27.9 43.3 13.4
1997 10.1 14.4 5.7 31.2 46.6 16.6
1998 11.9 16.5 7.3 34.8 49.8 20.4
1999 14.0 18.6 9.3 38.4 52.6 24.7
2000 14.5 19.4 9.5 41.1 54.4 27.9
2001 16.6 21.5 11.4 44.2 57.9 30.6
2002 16.3 20.7 11.7 45.6 58.5 32.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Percentages are calculated using a weighted ratio estimate where the numerator is the weighted sum of all lifetime users within each age group for a specific year and the denominator is the weighted sum of all persons within each age group for the same year. Lifetime drug use status and age group, for each specified year, were determined using the age, date of first use, and interview date for each respondent. See Section B.5 of Appendix B of the Results from the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

Go to Table of Contents

This page was last updated on June 03, 2008.