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1999 Estimates of Substance Abuse

10807

ALABAMA

Table 14. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Alabama, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

4.9

8.7

12.3

3.1

Past Month Marijuana

3.3

5.6

10.2

1.9

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.6

4.8

6.0

1.8

Past Year Cocaine

2.0

1.5

4.3

1.7

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

34.7

14.1

51.9

34.5

Past Month "Binge"2

16.8

8.5

31.1

15.5

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

34.9

19.6

42.1

35.8

Past Month Cigarette

28.0

17.2

35.6

28.1

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.3

5.2

5.2

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

53.1

43.4

31.6

58.0

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

46.8

44.6

38.8

48.5

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

65.6

59.7

59.2

67.5

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

176

32

58

86

Past Month Marijuana

120

21

48

51

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

96

18

28

49

Past Year Cocaine

73

6

20

47

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,255

52

246

957

Past Month "Binge"2

610

31

148

431

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,265

72

200

993

Past Month Cigarette

1,014

64

169

781

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

33

17

15

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,920

160

150

1,610

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,694

165

184

1,345

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,375

221

280

1,874

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

ALASKA

Table 15. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Alaska, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

10.7

12.5

18.8

8.7

Past Month Marijuana

7.1

10.4

16.8

4.6

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.7

4.8

7.2

2.9

Past Year Cocaine

2.9

2.0

5.1

2.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

53.4

17.2

60.2

58.5

Past Month "Binge"2

22.1

11.7

40.3

20.3

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

32.7

20.4

47.9

31.8

Past Month Cigarette

26.5

16.6

43.9

24.8

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.5

7.8

6.5

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

31.4

32.8

18.4

33.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

44.5

37.8

37.6

47.1

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

63.6

61.7

58.0

65.0

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

52

8

13

31

Past Month Marijuana

34

6

12

16

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

18

3

5

10

Past Year Cocaine

14

1

4

9

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

258

11

42

206

Past Month "Binge"2

107

7

28

71

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

158

13

33

112

Past Month Cigarette

128

10

31

87

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

6

4

2

0

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

152

20

13

119

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

215

23

26

166

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

307

38

40

229

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

ARIZONA

Table 16. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Arizona, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.9

10.3

13.2

5.3

Past Month Marijuana

5.2

7.3

11.6

3.7

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.3

4.4

5.6

2.8

Past Year Cocaine

1.8

2.9

5.7

1.0

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

48.6

17.1

54.9

52.2

Past Month "Binge"2

19.5

11.1

34.6

18.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

28.4

17.1

44.9

27.2

Past Month Cigarette

24.4

14.5

39.1

23.3

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.0

8.9

5.1

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

43.0

35.1

29.4

46.5

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

48.5

42.6

39.5

50.9

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

70.1

61.7

62.5

72.7

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

260

44

65

151

Past Month Marijuana

195

31

58

106

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

126

19

28

80

Past Year Cocaine

68

12

28

27

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,829

73

273

1,484

Past Month "Binge"2

734

47

172

515

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,069

73

223

773

Past Month Cigarette

919

62

194

663

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

48

31

14

3

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,618

149

146

1,323

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,825

181

196

1,448

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,642

262

311

2,069

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

ARKANSAS

Table 17. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Arkansas, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

4.7

9.8

12.7

2.7

Past Month Marijuana

3.5

7.3

9.5

1.9

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.5

4.9

6.5

1.6

Past Year Cocaine

1.5

1.4

4.1

1.1

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

34.0

17.0

48.2

33.9

Past Month "Binge"2

18.2

11.0

34.0

16.5

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

35.7

24.4

46.0

35.6

Past Month Cigarette

28.8

20.1

41.2

27.9

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.3

5.6

4.7

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

51.0

43.5

31.5

55.3

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

48.5

42.7

37.2

51.2

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

62.6

59.0

56.6

64.2

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

101

22

35

44

Past Month Marijuana

74

16

26

31

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

55

11

18

26

Past Year Cocaine

32

3

11

18

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

725

38

134

553

Past Month "Binge"2

388

25

94

269

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

763

55

128

580

Past Month Cigarette

615

45

115

455

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

20

11

8

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,087

98

88

902

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,035

96

103

835

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,336

133

157

1,046

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

CALIFORNIA

Table 18. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in California, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.8

10.6

16.2

5.8

Past Month Marijuana

6.0

7.7

14.0

4.3

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.2

4.6

5.8

2.6

Past Year Cocaine

2.0

2.1

5.3

1.3

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

47.4

16.1

52.5

51.0

Past Month "Binge"2

18.8

9.5

33.5

17.5

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

23.0

10.8

33.8

22.9

Past Month Cigarette

20.6

9.0

31.1

20.4

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.5

6.0

4.7

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

39.8

34.9

32.8

41.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

47.2

41.8

43.9

48.6

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

71.1

64.8

72.4

71.8

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

1,979

296

558

1,125

Past Month Marijuana

1,521

216

482

823

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

825

130

198

496

Past Year Cocaine

500

59

182

259

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

12,102

450

1,806

9,846

Past Month "Binge"2

4,790

266

1,152

3,372

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

5,883

303

1,163

4,417

Past Month Cigarette

5,247

253

1,068

3,926

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

258

143

98

18

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

10,166

979

1,126

8,061

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

12,053

1,173

1,508

9,372

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

18,148

1,817

2,491

13,840

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

COLORADO

Table 19. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Colorado, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

8.7

11.8

21.3

6.1

Past Month Marijuana

7.7

10.3

19.4

5.4

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.2

5.1

7.4

2.2

Past Year Cocaine

2.3

2.7

8.1

1.2

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

59.5

20.8

66.1

63.7

Past Month "Binge"2

22.9

12.3

42.3

21.0

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

29.5

19.8

44.7

28.3

Past Month Cigarette

24.6

15.8

39.1

23.4

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.1

7.5

7.1

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

31.6

27.0

21.2

33.9

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

44.4

38.1

30.5

47.6

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

68.1

58.7

62.7

70.3

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

291

42

93

157

Past Month Marijuana

259

37

85

137

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

106

18

32

56

Past Year Cocaine

76

10

35

31

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,988

74

288

1,625

Past Month "Binge"2

764

44

185

536

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

987

70

195

722

Past Month Cigarette

823

56

171

596

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

39

21

15

3

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,054

96

92

866

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,484

135

133

1,215

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,275

209

274

1,792

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

CONNECTICUT

Table 20. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Connecticut, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.1

11.5

18.0

5.0

Past Month Marijuana

5.0

8.6

17.9

2.8

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.2

4.8

5.6

2.7

Past Year Cocaine

1.8

1.5

4.9

1.3

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

52.8

19.0

64.7

55.0

Past Month "Binge"2

20.5

11.7

42.8

18.3

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

26.6

19.5

44.4

24.9

Past Month Cigarette

23.4

16.5

38.7

22.0

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.8

7.1

8.3

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

43.0

28.3

21.8

47.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

43.6

39.9

34.2

45.3

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

72.7

62.9

60.3

75.6

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

190

29

55

106

Past Month Marijuana

135

22

54

59

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

87

12

17

57

Past Year Cocaine

47

4

15

29

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,420

48

196

1,176

Past Month "Binge"2

551

30

130

392

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

717

49

135

533

Past Month Cigarette

629

42

117

470

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

30

16

12

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,158

72

66

1,020

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,174

101

104

969

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,959

160

183

1,616

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

DELAWARE

Table 21. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Delaware, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.8

16.5

22.2

4.4

Past Month Marijuana

6.5

13.9

20.1

3.4

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.2

5.2

8.6

2.2

Past Year Cocaine

2.4

2.0

7.2

1.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

49.7

17.2

57.9

52.7

Past Month "Binge"2

22.7

12.0

41.3

21.2

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

32.7

22.2

48.3

31.7

Past Month Cigarette

28.9

19.2

44.9

27.6

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.8

7.9

6.5

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

40.4

32.3

28.1

43.4

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

44.9

42.3

35.6

46.7

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

66.1

60.5

60.3

67.7

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

49

11

17

21

Past Month Marijuana

41

9

15

17

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

20

3

7

10

Past Year Cocaine

15

1

5

8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

309

11

44

254

Past Month "Binge"2

141

8

31

102

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

203

14

37

153

Past Month Cigarette

179

12

34

133

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

7

4

2

0

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

251

21

21

209

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

279

27

27

225

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

410

38

46

326

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Table 22. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in the District of Columbia, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.4

9.9

16.2

5.6

Past Month Marijuana

7.1

9.6

13.9

5.6

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.6

4.4

4.8

3.3

Past Year Cocaine

2.5

0.7

4.0

2.5

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

44.3

11.2

52.4

47.2

Past Month "Binge"2

17.4

6.8

30.4

16.5

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

28.7

13.1

34.6

29.7

Past Month Cigarette

24.8

10.8

29.8

25.8

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.7

6.2

5.8

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

45.0

39.1

26.3

48.9

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

55.6

49.0

51.2

57.1

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

67.5

63.3

70.3

67.6

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

32

4

9

18

Past Month Marijuana

30

4

8

18

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

15

2

3

11

Past Year Cocaine

11

0

2

8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

188

5

29

155

Past Month "Binge"2

74

3

17

54

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

122

6

19

97

Past Month Cigarette

106

5

17

84

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

5

2

2

0

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

192

17

15

160

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

236

21

28

187

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

287

27

39

221

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

FLORIDA

Table 23. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Florida, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.2

8.0

15.7

4.8

Past Month Marijuana

5.0

6.2

13.8

3.7

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.9

4.3

7.4

2.1

Past Year Cocaine

2.0

1.9

6.0

1.5

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

46.3

13.4

54.3

49.1

Past Month "Binge"2

18.0

7.9

33.4

17.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

29.6

14.7

40.3

29.9

Past Month Cigarette

25.4

11.6

36.1

25.5

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.1

5.2

4.7

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

48.9

43.0

33.8

51.6

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

48.1

47.5

42.3

49.0

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

68.6

66.3

65.0

69.4

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

777

93

209

475

Past Month Marijuana

628

72

183

372

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

357

50

98

209

Past Year Cocaine

253

22

79

151

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

5,779

155

724

4,900

Past Month "Binge"2

2,241

92

445

1,704

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

3,690

171

538

2,981

Past Month Cigarette

3,163

135

481

2,548

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

99

54

37

8

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

6,100

499

450

5,150

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

6,007

551

563

4,892

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

8,565

769

866

6,929

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

GEORGIA

Table 24. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Georgia, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.7

8.8

15.1

3.6

Past Month Marijuana

4.2

6.4

12.1

2.5

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.8

4.0

7.2

1.8

Past Year Cocaine

2.1

1.2

5.2

1.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

43.0

15.3

51.3

45.5

Past Month "Binge"2

17.9

8.9

31.6

16.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

30.9

17.7

42.4

30.7

Past Month Cigarette

26.3

14.5

37.6

26.0

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

5.7

6.4

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

49.1

40.8

32.1

53.2

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

48.0

47.4

39.2

49.7

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

66.4

63.0

63.8

67.3

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

357

59

127

171

Past Month Marijuana

261

43

102

117

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

174

27

61

86

Past Year Cocaine

129

8

44

77

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,685

102

433

2,150

Past Month "Binge"2

1,120

59

266

795

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,927

118

358

1,451

Past Month Cigarette

1,643

97

317

1,229

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

69

33

31

4

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

3,061

272

271

2,518

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

2,999

317

331

2,351

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

4,143

420

539

3,184

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

HAWAII

Table 25. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Hawaii, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.7

10.2

14.7

5.1

Past Month Marijuana

5.8

8.3

15.2

4.1

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.1

4.1

4.9

1.4

Past Year Cocaine

2.2

1.5

3.4

2.1

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

44.4

16.3

52.1

46.8

Past Month "Binge"2

20.8

10.3

33.0

20.2

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

24.8

13.2

38.0

24.3

Past Month Cigarette

22.4

10.3

39.5

21.3

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.5

6.7

5.0

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

42.9

37.9

35.0

44.7

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

46.6

41.6

39.4

48.3

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

65.3

61.5

63.9

66.0

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

65

10

17

38

Past Month Marijuana

57

8

18

31

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

20

4

6

11

Past Year Cocaine

21

1

4

16

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

431

16

61

355

Past Month "Binge"2

202

10

38

153

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

241

12

44

184

Past Month Cigarette

217

10

46

161

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

9

5

3

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

416

36

41

339

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

451

40

46

366

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

633

58

75

500

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

IDAHO

Table 26. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Idaho, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.2

8.2

13.3

4.4

Past Month Marijuana

4.2

5.9

10.0

2.7

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.6

4.3

6.2

1.6

Past Year Cocaine

1.4

2.3

4.0

0.7

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

43.5

14.2

46.8

47.7

Past Month "Binge"2

19.2

9.5

30.5

18.4

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

31.3

15.5

40.1

32.2

Past Month Cigarette

24.6

13.1

35.9

24.2

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

4.5

6.1

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

42.2

39.5

30.3

45.1

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

43.0

40.1

36.2

44.9

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

68.4

62.7

62.0

70.6

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

66

11

21

34

Past Month Marijuana

45

8

16

21

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

28

6

10

12

Past Year Cocaine

15

3

6

5

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

459

18

75

365

Past Month "Binge"2

202

12

49

141

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

331

20

64

246

Past Month Cigarette

260

17

58

185

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

12

5

6

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

445

51

49

345

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

454

52

58

344

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

721

81

100

541

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

ILLINOIS

Table 27. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Illinois, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.3

11.3

17.0

3.8

Past Month Marijuana

4.8

9.2

14.6

2.6

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.7

4.2

5.0

2.1

Past Year Cocaine

1.5

1.0

4.6

1.0

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

49.9

18.0

60.0

52.4

Past Month "Binge"2

22.0

11.4

40.9

20.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

30.9

19.1

45.5

29.9

Past Month Cigarette

27.1

17.6

41.2

25.9

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

6.6

5.2

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

42.7

37.9

30.0

45.6

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

44.2

42.1

36.1

45.9

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

66.0

60.8

61.5

67.5

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

613

113

219

281

Past Month Marijuana

472

92

188

192

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

261

42

64

155

Past Year Cocaine

145

10

59

76

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

4,849

179

772

3,897

Past Month "Binge"2

2,139

114

526

1,499

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

3,002

190

586

2,225

Past Month Cigarette

2,632

176

530

1,926

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

100

57

37

6

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

4,157

379

386

3,393

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

4,300

420

465

3,415

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

6,419

607

791

5,021

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

INDIANA

Table 28. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Indiana, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.7

10.8

16.9

4.4

Past Month Marijuana

4.6

8.7

12.6

2.7

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.7

4.7

6.8

1.7

Past Year Cocaine

1.4

0.9

4.8

0.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

44.4

15.5

55.4

46.4

Past Month "Binge"2

19.6

10.5

37.6

17.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

33.8

20.6

46.9

33.3

Past Month Cigarette

29.1

18.2

41.0

28.5

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

6.7

5.6

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

44.0

40.4

28.3

47.2

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

40.0

39.3

34.9

41.0

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

62.2

60.2

57.7

63.3

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

330

55

111

164

Past Month Marijuana

228

44

82

101

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

133

24

45

65

Past Year Cocaine

68

5

32

31

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,180

79

364

1,737

Past Month "Binge"2

965

54

247

664

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,661

106

308

1,248

Past Month Cigarette

1,429

93

269

1,066

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

53

30

20

3

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

2,160

207

186

1,768

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,966

201

229

1,536

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

3,056

308

379

2,369

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

IOWA

Table 29. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Iowa, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.2

8.0

13.5

3.4

Past Month Marijuana

3.3

5.2

10.6

1.7

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.3

4.6

5.6

1.4

Past Year Cocaine

1.2

0.9

4.8

0.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

53.6

20.2

70.4

55.3

Past Month "Binge"2

24.6

13.1

49.4

22.0

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

32.3

20.8

52.2

30.5

Past Month Cigarette

27.2

18.0

45.9

25.2

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

6.7

5.6

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

43.5

40.7

29.8

46.3

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

35.6

37.7

25.1

37.2

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

59.0

58.6

55.3

59.7

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

124

20

43

61

Past Month Marijuana

78

13

33

32

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

55

12

17

26

Past Year Cocaine

29

2

15

11

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,276

51

221

1,003

Past Month "Binge"2

587

33

155

399

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

770

52

164

554

Past Month Cigarette

647

45

144

457

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

27

15

10

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,036

103

94

840

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

848

95

79

674

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,404

148

174

1,083

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

KANSAS

Table 30. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Kansas, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.2

9.2

13.2

3.2

Past Month Marijuana

3.7

6.6

11.5

1.9

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.6

3.6

5.4

1.9

Past Year Cocaine

1.4

0.8

4.6

0.9

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

49.7

16.0

61.1

52.8

Past Month "Binge"2

21.7

9.9

42.9

19.7

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

30.9

19.0

49.9

29.4

Past Month Cigarette

24.9

15.8

42.3

23.2

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.9

6.9

7.0

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

41.8

36.3

28.6

45.0

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

41.2

38.3

33.5

43.0

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

60.2

54.8

52.2

62.5

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

112

22

38

52

Past Month Marijuana

79

16

33

30

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

55

9

15

31

Past Year Cocaine

30

2

13

15

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,062

39

175

849

Past Month "Binge"2

463

24

122

316

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

661

46

143

473

Past Month Cigarette

532

38

121

373

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

28

15

11

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

894

88

82

725

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

881

93

96

693

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,287

132

149

1,006

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

KENTUCKY

Table 31. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Kentucky, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.6

8.4

14.4

3.7

Past Month Marijuana

3.6

5.3

11.4

2.0

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.1

5.2

6.2

2.2

Past Year Cocaine

1.6

1.5

5.0

1.1

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

33.6

13.7

51.4

33.2

Past Month "Binge"2

18.3

9.5

38.0

16.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

38.2

27.7

55.2

36.6

Past Month Cigarette

32.8

23.5

47.9

31.4

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.7

7.4

6.2

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

51.3

38.9

28.5

56.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

49.7

44.5

34.0

53.2

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

59.5

52.7

52.6

61.6

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

182

28

62

91

Past Month Marijuana

117

17

49

50

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

100

17

27

56

Past Year Cocaine

53

5

22

27

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,098

45

223

829

Past Month "Binge"2

599

31

165

403

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,246

91

240

915

Past Month Cigarette

1,070

78

208

785

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

39

21

16

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,673

129

124

1,420

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,623

147

148

1,329

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,942

174

228

1,540

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

LOUISIANA

Table 32. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Louisiana, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.4

10.1

13.0

3.2

Past Month Marijuana

3.5

6.6

10.3

1.7

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.8

5.4

5.7

1.8

Past Year Cocaine

1.9

1.2

4.3

1.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

41.8

20.9

57.8

42.1

Past Month "Binge"2

21.6

11.5

39.1

19.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

31.0

19.0

45.1

30.2

Past Month Cigarette

27.4

16.8

42.4

26.2

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.5

6.2

4.7

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

54.6

41.9

31.2

61.2

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

50.0

43.7

37.4

53.4

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

64.7

61.4

61.6

65.9

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

193

43

66

84

Past Month Marijuana

125

28

53

44

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

100

23

29

48

Past Year Cocaine

69

5

22

42

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,483

88

296

1,098

Past Month "Binge"2

766

48

201

516

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,098

80

231

787

Past Month Cigarette

973

71

217

684

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

40

23

15

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,934

177

160

1,597

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,770

184

192

1,394

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,293

259

316

1,718

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

MAINE

Table 33. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Maine, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.4

10.3

22.4

3.6

Past Month Marijuana

5.8

7.2

21.2

3.4

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.9

5.6

7.9

1.8

Past Year Cocaine

1.1

1.9

4.3

0.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

47.8

17.6

63.6

49.3

Past Month "Binge"2

19.6

10.0

41.3

17.7

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

29.3

18.9

47.3

27.9

Past Month Cigarette

25.9

16.7

43.9

24.4

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.9

6.9

10.0

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

40.2

35.0

20.1

43.7

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

41.0

36.9

24.4

44.0

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

69.6

63.6

58.6

71.9

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

67

11

27

30

Past Month Marijuana

61

7

26

28

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

30

6

10

15

Past Year Cocaine

12

2

5

5

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

498

18

77

403

Past Month "Binge"2

205

10

50

144

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

305

20

57

228

Past Month Cigarette

270

17

53

199

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

12

6

5

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

418

36

24

357

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

427

38

30

360

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

725

66

71

588

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

MARYLAND

Table 34. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Maryland, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.2

9.2

15.2

3.2

Past Month Marijuana

4.9

8.8

14.7

2.9

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.5

3.1

5.1

2.0

Past Year Cocaine

1.6

1.5

4.8

1.2

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

49.2

13.3

53.2

53.1

Past Month "Binge"2

15.5

7.1

31.3

14.2

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

27.1

16.3

38.2

26.8

Past Month Cigarette

22.2

13.7

33.6

21.5

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.5

5.9

5.8

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

42.3

37.8

29.2

44.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

50.8

47.6

41.8

52.6

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

68.8

62.7

64.2

70.2

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

221

38

76

107

Past Month Marijuana

207

37

73

97

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

106

13

25

68

Past Year Cocaine

69

6

24

39

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,086

55

265

1,765

Past Month "Binge"2

657

30

156

472

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,149

68

190

891

Past Month Cigarette

941

57

167

717

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

41

22

17

3

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,793

157

146

1,491

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

2,154

198

208

1,748

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,916

261

320

2,336

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

MASSACHUSETTS

Table 35. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Massachusetts, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

9.5

14.7

26.2

6.4

Past Month Marijuana

7.5

11.9

27.1

4.1

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.6

4.5

6.5

3.1

Past Year Cocaine

2.2

1.4

5.9

1.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

58.3

22.5

69.2

61.0

Past Month "Binge"2

23.9

13.7

49.7

21.4

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

29.4

19.4

47.0

28.0

Past Month Cigarette

25.4

17.1

41.2

24.1

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.2

8.7

8.8

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

39.8

29.3

16.6

44.5

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

41.8

36.2

27.9

44.5

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

72.3

63.3

64.3

74.6

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

486

73

156

258

Past Month Marijuana

384

59

161

165

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

183

22

38

123

Past Year Cocaine

114

7

35

71

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,967

111

411

2,445

Past Month "Binge"2

1,221

68

295

858

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,498

96

280

1,123

Past Month Cigarette

1,296

85

245

966

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

63

35

24

4

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

2,027

145

99

1,783

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

2,128

179

166

1,784

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

3,682

313

382

2,987

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

MICHIGAN

Table 36. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Michigan, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.1

10.8

18.5

4.7

Past Month Marijuana

5.3

7.8

16.1

3.1

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.9

4.6

6.4

2.1

Past Year Cocaine

1.6

1.0

5.2

1.1

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

46.9

16.0

59.1

49.1

Past Month "Binge"2

21.4

9.5

39.4

20.0

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

33.6

18.0

49.6

33.1

Past Month Cigarette

29.1

16.2

44.9

28.2

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.9

7.3

7.5

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

40.7

36.6

26.9

43.7

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

42.3

39.3

34.5

44.1

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

64.1

59.7

57.1

65.9

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

564

89

190

284

Past Month Marijuana

419

65

165

190

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

229

38

65

126

Past Year Cocaine

126

9

53

64

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

3,701

133

606

2,962

Past Month "Binge"2

1,692

79

404

1,209

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

2,655

150

508

1,997

Past Month Cigarette

2,296

135

460

1,701

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

96

52

39

4

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

3,215

305

276

2,635

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

3,340

327

354

2,660

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

5,058

497

585

3,975

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

MINNESOTA

Table 37. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Minnesota, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.1

11.6

19.2

3.0

Past Month Marijuana

5.3

9.9

17.6

2.5

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.6

3.7

6.4

1.8

Past Year Cocaine

1.7

1.2

6.1

1.0

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

55.5

20.1

70.5

58.0

Past Month "Binge"2

23.7

13.4

49.5

20.7

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

33.6

22.2

54.9

31.5

Past Month Cigarette

28.7

20.8

50.8

25.9

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.1

6.6

8.4

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

35.7

32.8

24.5

38.1

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

39.0

34.8

30.5

41.1

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

62.2

59.3

52.5

64.3

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

240

50

100

90

Past Month Marijuana

208

43

92

73

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

103

16

34

53

Past Year Cocaine

66

5

32

29

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,171

87

368

1,716

Past Month "Binge"2

929

58

259

613

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,314

96

287

932

Past Month Cigarette

1,123

90

265

768

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

50

24

23

3

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,397

142

128

1,128

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,526

151

159

1,216

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,433

257

274

1,903

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

MISSISSIPPI

Table 38. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Mississippi, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.3

10.2

12.6

3.2

Past Month Marijuana

3.3

6.7

10.8

1.4

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.5

4.3

5.7

1.5

Past Year Cocaine

1.8

1.3

3.4

1.5

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

31.1

16.5

45.7

30.6

Past Month "Binge"2

17.3

9.3

32.5

15.6

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

34.5

23.3

44.3

34.4

Past Month Cigarette

28.8

18.6

37.6

28.7

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

6.0

5.9

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

55.3

42.2

34.0

61.5

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

48.9

48.4

41.4

50.4

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

64.6

61.0

59.4

66.2

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

120

26

41

53

Past Month Marijuana

75

17

35

23

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

55

11

19

26

Past Year Cocaine

40

3

11

25

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

701

43

147

510

Past Month "Binge"2

389

24

105

260

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

776

61

143

573

Past Month Cigarette

648

48

121

478

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

27

14

12

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,245

110

110

1,026

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,100

126

134

840

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,454

159

192

1,104

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

MISSOURI

Table 39. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Missouri, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.1

8.9

16.7

3.9

Past Month Marijuana

4.7

6.6

15.1

2.7

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.4

3.6

5.8

1.7

Past Year Cocaine

1.3

0.9

4.2

0.9

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

46.6

15.7

60.6

48.6

Past Month "Binge"2

22.8

10.2

43.1

21.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

37.0

21.6

52.9

36.4

Past Month Cigarette

30.5

16.8

46.3

29.7

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

5.7

6.3

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

44.8

40.8

24.8

48.7

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

41.6

41.2

28.3

43.9

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

63.5

57.9

56.9

65.4

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

273

42

98

133

Past Month Marijuana

212

31

88

92

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

109

17

34

58

Past Year Cocaine

61

4

25

32

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,097

75

354

1,669

Past Month "Binge"2

1,024

49

251

724

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,662

103

309

1,250

Past Month Cigarette

1,371

80

270

1,021

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

46

24

19

3

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

2,011

195

144

1,673

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,869

196

165

1,508

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,857

276

332

2,249

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

MONTANA

Table 40. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Montana, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.4

14.3

18.5

4.5

Past Month Marijuana

5.9

11.4

15.2

3.6

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.7

6.3

6.1

1.6

Past Year Cocaine

1.4

3.0

5.0

0.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

55.1

23.6

61.8

58.6

Past Month "Binge"2

22.8

15.1

44.0

20.4

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

34.4

24.1

48.8

33.4

Past Month Cigarette

25.2

19.7

41.2

23.3

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.8

7.1

7.0

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

38.7

27.8

23.5

42.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

39.6

34.6

29.6

42.0

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

69.4

60.0

58.5

72.6

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

56

12

18

26

Past Month Marijuana

45

10

15

21

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

21

5

6

9

Past Year Cocaine

11

3

5

3

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

420

20

61

340

Past Month "Binge"2

174

13

43

118

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

262

21

48

194

Past Month Cigarette

192

17

40

135

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

9

5

3

0

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

295

24

23

248

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

302

29

29

243

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

530

51

57

421

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

NEBRASKA

Table 41. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Nebraska, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.1

7.8

13.5

3.2

Past Month Marijuana

3.9

6.1

12.8

2.0

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.4

4.0

5.6

1.6

Past Year Cocaine

1.4

1.0

4.9

0.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

53.4

17.4

71.7

55.4

Past Month "Binge"2

25.4

11.4

49.0

23.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

31.1

14.2

49.0

30.4

Past Month Cigarette

24.7

14.0

42.1

23.1

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.7

6.0

6.5

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

41.3

38.1

26.4

44.5

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

39.4

39.4

27.2

41.6

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

60.5

56.3

56.6

61.8

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

69

12

25

32

Past Month Marijuana

54

9

24

20

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

33

6

10

16

Past Year Cocaine

19

2

9

8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

727

27

133

567

Past Month "Binge"2

345

18

91

237

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

424

22

91

311

Past Month Cigarette

336

22

78

236

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

17

8

7

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

564

59

49

456

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

538

61

50

426

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

826

87

105

633

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

NEVADA

Table 42. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Nevada, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

9.1

13.9

15.6

7.6

Past Month Marijuana

5.6

11.6

11.7

4.0

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.8

5.1

6.6

3.2

Past Year Cocaine

2.6

1.9

5.6

2.2

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

54.2

18.4

55.2

58.5

Past Month "Binge"2

22.4

13.3

34.5

21.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

32.8

19.4

43.6

32.8

Past Month Cigarette

28.9

17.3

38.6

28.9

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.7

8.0

5.3

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

34.8

29.8

26.6

36.6

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

43.4

39.8

40.2

44.3

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

67.1

57.0

61.8

69.1

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

136

20

27

89

Past Month Marijuana

83

17

20

46

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

57

7

12

38

Past Year Cocaine

38

3

10

26

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

807

26

96

685

Past Month "Binge"2

334

19

60

255

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

489

28

76

385

Past Month Cigarette

431

25

67

338

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

15

9

5

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

518

43

46

429

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

646

57

70

518

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

999

82

108

810

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Table 43. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in New Hampshire, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.4

11.4

20.1

3.6

Past Month Marijuana

5.9

10.7

20.6

3.1

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.4

4.1

6.0

1.6

Past Year Cocaine

1.6

1.7

4.6

1.1

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

56.1

19.5

68.6

59.1

Past Month "Binge"2

20.3

11.0

44.3

18.0

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

29.0

16.7

46.5

28.1

Past Month Cigarette

25.6

15.1

43.3

24.4

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.0

7.2

8.7

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

34.4

29.9

16.2

37.7

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

39.7

40.2

28.5

41.3

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

67.9

62.5

57.5

70.2

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

64

12

23

28

Past Month Marijuana

59

11

24

24

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

24

4

7

13

Past Year Cocaine

15

2

5

8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

558

20

80

458

Past Month "Binge"2

202

11

52

139

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

289

17

54

217

Past Month Cigarette

255

16

50

189

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

11

6

5

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

342

31

19

292

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

394

42

33

319

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

675

65

67

543

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

NEW JERSEY

Table 44. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in New Jersey, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.2

9.9

20.8

4.9

Past Month Marijuana

5.0

7.3

17.4

2.9

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.8

4.5

4.8

2.3

Past Year Cocaine

2.1

1.4

4.6

1.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

51.3

17.3

60.2

54.0

Past Month "Binge"2

19.5

9.7

37.6

18.0

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

26.9

13.9

45.0

25.8

Past Month Cigarette

23.7

12.0

40.3

22.7

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

5.7

8.0

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

45.0

33.6

24.9

49.3

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

42.7

41.8

38.9

43.3

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

71.1

63.1

62.2

73.4

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

478

61

161

256

Past Month Marijuana

331

46

135

150

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

188

28

37

123

Past Year Cocaine

141

9

35

97

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

3,422

108

467

2,847

Past Month "Binge"2

1,301

60

292

949

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,798

86

349

1,363

Past Month Cigarette

1,585

74

313

1,198

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

71

32

34

5

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

3,003

209

193

2,602

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

2,847

260

302

2,286

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

4,745

392

482

3,871

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

NEW MEXICO

Table 45. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in New Mexico, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.8

12.2

16.6

5.4

Past Month Marijuana

6.5

9.2

16.9

4.1

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.4

6.3

6.7

2.3

Past Year Cocaine

3.0

4.0

9.8

1.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

49.8

19.9

58.8

52.8

Past Month "Binge"2

22.0

11.8

39.2

20.4

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

30.9

18.2

50.2

29.3

Past Month Cigarette

26.9

15.3

43.5

25.6

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.0

7.3

6.4

0.2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

40.3

32.2

29.1

43.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

47.3

40.6

40.8

49.6

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

67.7

57.4

64.3

70.0

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

114

21

34

59

Past Month Marijuana

95

16

35

44

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

50

11

14

25

Past Year Cocaine

44

7

20

17

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

727

34

122

571

Past Month "Binge"2

322

20

81

220

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

452

31

104

316

Past Month Cigarette

393

26

90

277

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

18

10

7

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

589

56

60

473

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

690

70

84

536

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

988

99

133

756

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

NEW YORK

Table 46. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in New York, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.6

9.2

18.0

4.4

Past Month Marijuana

4.9

6.8

17.6

2.6

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.8

4.0

5.3

2.3

Past Year Cocaine

2.0

1.3

4.4

1.7

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

48.4

17.9

62.3

50.0

Past Month "Binge"2

20.9

9.9

40.2

19.2

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

28.1

14.4

40.0

28.0

Past Month Cigarette

25.6

12.9

37.1

25.4

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

5.6

7.3

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

47.5

36.8

24.6

52.5

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

45.2

41.9

36.2

47.0

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

70.4

60.9

64.7

72.5

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

968

134

326

508

Past Month Marijuana

716

100

317

299

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

416

58

96

262

Past Year Cocaine

289

19

80

191

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

7,140

261

1,126

5,753

Past Month "Binge"2

3,084

144

727

2,213

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

4,150

209

723

3,218

Past Month Cigarette

3,778

189

669

2,920

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

157

73

74

10

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

7,014

537

444

6,033

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

6,670

611

654

5,404

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

10,400

888

1,168

8,343

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

NORTH CAROLINA

Table 47. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in North Carolina, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.8

9.4

13.8

4.1

Past Month Marijuana

4.7

6.8

13.4

3.1

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.6

4.8

5.7

1.9

Past Year Cocaine

1.9

1.6

4.3

1.5

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

36.7

13.2

50.2

37.7

Past Month "Binge"2

16.3

8.3

30.9

15.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

35.2

21.1

51.0

34.6

Past Month Cigarette

29.9

19.1

45.3

28.9

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.5

7.0

5.4

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

46.9

40.0

29.0

50.7

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

46.6

47.7

37.8

47.9

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

59.5

56.4

54.6

60.7

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

363

60

105

197

Past Month Marijuana

295

43

102

150

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

165

30

44

91

Past Year Cocaine

118

10

33

74

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,298

84

383

1,831

Past Month "Binge"2

1,022

53

236

733

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

2,206

134

389

1,682

Past Month Cigarette

1,873

122

346

1,405

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

67

39

24

4

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

2,938

255

222

2,461

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

2,918

304

288

2,326

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

3,724

359

417

2,948

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

NORTH DAKOTA

Table 48. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in North Dakota, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

4.9

10.0

11.9

2.7

Past Month Marijuana

3.9

7.6

11.5

1.9

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.2

4.2

4.4

1.5

Past Year Cocaine

1.1

1.3

3.6

0.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

54.3

24.7

75.4

55.0

Past Month "Binge"2

28.1

16.5

54.3

25.0

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

33.9

25.7

51.1

31.9

Past Month Cigarette

28.3

22.3

44.8

26.2

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.1

7.9

6.8

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

40.6

39.6

30.3

42.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

36.2

36.0

26.3

38.1

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

63.6

59.3

60.8

64.8

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

26

6

9

11

Past Month Marijuana

21

5

9

8

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

12

3

3

6

Past Year Cocaine

6

1

3

3

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

289

16

57

217

Past Month "Binge"2

150

10

41

99

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

180

16

38

126

Past Month Cigarette

151

14

34

103

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

8

4

3

0

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

216

25

23

168

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

192

23

20

150

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

338

37

46

255

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

OHIO

Table 49. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Ohio, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.0

9.2

15.9

4.0

Past Month Marijuana

4.3

6.9

13.3

2.4

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.6

4.3

6.0

1.8

Past Year Cocaine

1.5

0.9

5.0

1.1

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

45.5

15.8

57.6

47.5

Past Month "Binge"2

22.2

10.0

40.3

20.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

35.6

20.5

52.6

34.8

Past Month Cigarette

30.5

18.0

46.3

29.5

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.5

6.0

6.4

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

45.1

38.6

26.6

49.1

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

41.6

42.2

32.6

43.1

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

61.2

57.3

54.8

62.8

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

560

88

190

281

Past Month Marijuana

399

66

159

174

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

241

42

72

127

Past Year Cocaine

143

8

60

75

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

4,216

151

690

3,374

Past Month "Binge"2

2,054

96

483

1,475

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

3,299

195

630

2,473

Past Month Cigarette

2,826

172

556

2,099

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

96

50

41

5

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

4,174

369

318

3,486

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

3,856

403

391

3,062

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

5,667

547

657

4,462

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

OKLAHOMA

Table 50. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Oklahoma, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.1

9.0

12.1

3.3

Past Month Marijuana

3.5

6.3

10.7

1.8

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.1

4.4

7.1

2.2

Past Year Cocaine

1.7

1.6

5.2

1.2

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

36.9

15.7

52.7

37.4

Past Month "Binge"2

18.6

10.5

37.3

16.6

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

37.6

20.9

53.5

37.3

Past Month Cigarette

30.2

17.3

46.5

29.2

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.7

7.6

4.6

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

47.0

41.3

32.5

50.4

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

49.9

44.7

39.3

52.5

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

61.9

60.6

59.6

62.5

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

138

28

44

67

Past Month Marijuana

95

19

39

37

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

84

13

26

45

Past Year Cocaine

47

5

19

24

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,006

48

190

767

Past Month "Binge"2

507

32

135

340

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,023

64

193

766

Past Month Cigarette

822

53

168

600

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

31

20

10

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,281

127

118

1,036

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,358

138

142

1,078

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,686

187

215

1,284

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

OREGON

Table 51. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Oregon, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

7.3

10.7

17.7

5.2

Past Month Marijuana

6.6

9.6

15.7

4.8

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.3

5.0

7.3

2.4

Past Year Cocaine

1.5

2.3

4.6

0.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

51.5

16.6

61.1

54.4

Past Month "Binge"2

19.2

9.7

36.4

17.6

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

31.9

18.0

49.0

30.9

Past Month Cigarette

25.8

15.3

42.7

24.4

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.8

6.8

7.7

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

35.5

30.6

20.0

38.6

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

45.2

37.0

32.4

48.3

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

65.9

59.8

59.8

67.7

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

204

30

61

113

Past Month Marijuana

184

26

54

103

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

91

14

25

52

Past Year Cocaine

41

6

16

18

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,433

46

212

1,176

Past Month "Binge"2

534

27

126

381

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

887

50

170

667

Past Month Cigarette

718

42

148

528

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

29

15

12

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

989

85

69

835

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,258

102

112

1,043

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,835

165

207

1,462

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

PENNSYLVANIA

Table 52. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Pennsylvania, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.3

8.3

15.9

4.7

Past Month Marijuana

4.5

6.3

14.2

2.8

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.7

4.3

4.9

2.1

Past Year Cocaine

1.2

1.3

4.1

0.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

48.3

15.7

59.6

50.7

Past Month "Binge"2

21.4

10.1

41.4

19.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

32.4

20.3

47.6

31.6

Past Month Cigarette

26.6

17.6

41.7

25.5

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.4

4.9

6.8

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

45.4

35.9

24.2

49.7

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

39.0

39.0

29.8

40.3

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

64.2

58.1

56.4

66.1

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

638

82

187

369

Past Month Marijuana

450

62

166

221

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

271

43

58

170

Past Year Cocaine

125

13

49

63

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

4,876

155

700

4,021

Past Month "Binge"2

2,158

99

486

1,574

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

3,268

200

559

2,509

Past Month Cigarette

2,689

173

490

2,026

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

95

43

46

6

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

4,580

353

284

3,944

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

3,931

384

350

3,197

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

6,479

571

662

5,246

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

RHODE ISLAND

Table 53. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Rhode Island, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

8.0

13.8

24.9

4.9

Past Month Marijuana

7.4

10.8

24.3

4.5

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.9

4.6

6.3

2.2

Past Year Cocaine

1.6

1.4

4.7

1.2

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

50.6

18.0

65.1

52.6

Past Month "Binge"2

21.1

10.9

44.9

19.0

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

31.7

17.1

41.3

32.1

Past Month Cigarette

27.3

15.0

36.5

27.5

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.7

7.0

7.3

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

39.2

33.9

17.2

43.0

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

44.9

42.8

35.5

46.5

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

70.9

62.4

61.8

73.2

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

66

11

23

32

Past Month Marijuana

61

9

23

29

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

24

4

6

14

Past Year Cocaine

13

1

4

8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

414

15

60

339

Past Month "Binge"2

173

9

42

122

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

259

14

38

207

Past Month Cigarette

223

12

34

177

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

9

5

3

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

321

28

16

277

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

367

35

33

299

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

580

51

57

471

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

SOUTH CAROLINA

Table 54. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in South Carolina, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.1

10.0

12.3

3.2

Past Month Marijuana

3.8

7.4

12.1

2.0

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.5

4.6

5.6

1.8

Past Year Cocaine

1.9

1.5

3.9

1.6

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

34.8

14.8

47.7

35.5

Past Month "Binge"2

17.3

8.5

32.5

16.0

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

31.1

21.5

41.5

30.8

Past Month Cigarette

26.0

19.6

35.7

25.3

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

6.7

5.5

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

50.2

37.9

34.4

54.4

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

51.4

49.3

38.8

53.8

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

66.0

58.1

59.7

68.1

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

157

32

47

78

Past Month Marijuana

119

24

47

48

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

79

15

21

42

Past Year Cocaine

59

5

15

39

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,077

48

183

847

Past Month "Binge"2

534

27

125

382

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

963

69

159

734

Past Month Cigarette

804

63

137

603

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

33

19

12

2

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,554

122

132

1,300

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

1,592

159

149

1,284

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,042

187

229

1,625

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

SOUTH DAKOTA

Table 55. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in South Dakota, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.3

9.8

13.1

3.2

Past Month Marijuana

4.1

6.9

12.4

2.1

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.2

4.7

4.6

1.4

Past Year Cocaine

1.4

1.8

4.3

0.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

51.7

21.2

68.6

53.4

Past Month "Binge"2

25.0

14.7

48.8

22.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

30.2

23.2

49.8

27.6

Past Month Cigarette

25.0

18.9

43.2

22.6

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.9

6.4

6.9

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

43.5

39.0

27.0

47.4

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

38.3

35.8

27.2

40.8

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

61.0

57.2

50.7

63.6

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

33

7

11

14

Past Month Marijuana

25

5

11

9

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

14

3

4

6

Past Year Cocaine

9

1

4

4

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

316

16

59

242

Past Month "Binge"2

153

11

42

100

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

185

17

43

125

Past Month Cigarette

153

14

37

102

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

8

4

4

0

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

266

29

23

214

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

234

26

23

184

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

373

42

43

288

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

TENNESSEE

Table 56. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Tennessee, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.2

7.8

13.5

3.5

Past Month Marijuana

3.6

5.2

9.7

2.3

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.6

4.5

6.0

1.8

Past Year Cocaine

2.0

1.4

4.4

1.7

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

34.0

13.8

45.2

34.8

Past Month "Binge"2

17.2

8.0

33.3

15.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

35.2

20.0

49.7

34.8

Past Month Cigarette

28.8

17.1

43.9

27.9

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.5

5.8

5.9

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

50.9

38.3

30.4

55.9

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

50.9

45.3

38.4

53.7

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

64.5

53.6

58.6

66.9

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

241

36

80

125

Past Month Marijuana

164

24

57

83

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

119

21

35

64

Past Year Cocaine

94

6

26

61

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

1,561

63

266

1,232

Past Month "Binge"2

791

37

196

559

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,616

92

292

1,232

Past Month Cigarette

1,324

78

258

987

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

46

23

20

3

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

2,335

176

179

1,980

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

2,336

208

226

1,902

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

2,961

246

345

2,371

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

TEXAS

Table 57. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Texas, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

5.1

9.5

13.6

2.7

Past Month Marijuana

3.5

5.7

11.1

1.6

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.7

5.4

5.9

1.6

Past Year Cocaine

2.3

2.7

6.7

1.4

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

43.0

17.4

54.4

44.8

Past Month "Binge"2

21.6

10.9

36.5

20.4

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

28.8

16.1

43.3

28.0

Past Month Cigarette

24.4

13.4

37.8

23.5

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.5

5.9

4.6

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

51.7

40.1

36.1

56.7

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

49.7

42.0

42.4

52.4

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

68.1

59.5

62.4

70.7

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

800

177

314

309

Past Month Marijuana

554

107

256

192

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

428

100

137

192

Past Year Cocaine

369

51

155

163

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

6,796

324

1,258

5,215

Past Month "Binge"2

3,420

202

843

2,374

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

4,551

300

999

3,252

Past Month Cigarette

3,861

250

872

2,738

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

172

96

67

9

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

8,171

747

833

6,591

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

7,856

782

980

6,094

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

10,768

1,109

1,441

8,218

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

UTAH

Table 58. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Utah, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.0

7.5

10.7

4.4

Past Month Marijuana

4.9

6.1

9.3

3.4

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.2

3.8

5.9

2.4

Past Year Cocaine

1.6

2.3

4.2

0.7

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

28.6

10.3

32.8

31.4

Past Month "Binge"2

15.5

7.1

24.4

14.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

22.2

10.9

30.5

22.4

Past Month Cigarette

19.3

10.4

27.5

19.0

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.8

5.1

4.3

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

47.4

45.7

34.4

51.4

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

52.8

51.5

46.7

54.8

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

73.2

70.3

72.7

73.9

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

101

18

34

49

Past Month Marijuana

82

15

29

37

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

54

9

19

27

Past Year Cocaine

26

6

13

8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

478

26

103

349

Past Month "Binge"2

259

18

77

165

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

372

27

96

249

Past Month Cigarette

324

26

87

211

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

21

11

9

1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

793

113

108

572

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

884

127

147

610

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

1,226

174

229

823

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

VERMONT

Table 59. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Vermont, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

6.2

11.1

22.8

2.9

Past Month Marijuana

5.4

8.4

20.9

2.6

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.8

4.3

8.4

1.7

Past Year Cocaine

1.5

1.6

6.0

0.8

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

54.2

19.2

67.1

57.0

Past Month "Binge"2

21.2

10.3

47.1

18.6

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

27.7

19.0

47.8

25.7

Past Month Cigarette

23.6

14.8

44.1

21.6

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

2.2

7.4

9.5

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

33.0

25.8

18.4

36.2

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

39.2

33.9

24.5

42.3

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

68.8

58.8

58.9

71.7

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

31

6

14

11

Past Month Marijuana

27

5

13

10

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

14

2

5

7

Past Year Cocaine

7

1

4

3

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

274

10

41

223

Past Month "Binge"2

107

6

29

73

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

140

10

29

100

Past Month Cigarette

119

8

27

84

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

6

3

3

0

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

167

14

11

142

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

199

18

15

165

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

348

32

36

280

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

VIRGINIA

Table 60. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Virginia, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

4.5

7.4

13.3

2.8

Past Month Marijuana

4.0

5.9

12.4

2.5

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.3

3.6

5.2

1.7

Past Year Cocaine

1.9

1.7

5.3

1.4

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

45.0

12.8

56.4

47.3

Past Month "Binge"2

18.5

7.4

38.8

16.8

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

27.1

16.7

45.9

25.5

Past Month Cigarette

23.2

14.6

40.3

21.6

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.6

6.1

6.2

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

44.6

40.3

28.2

47.8

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

44.9

46.3

37.1

45.9

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

64.5

55.7

58.7

66.5

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

253

41

91

121

Past Month Marijuana

224

33

85

107

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

131

20

36

75

Past Year Cocaine

105

9

36

59

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,510

71

385

2,054

Past Month "Binge"2

1,034

41

265

728

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,515

93

313

1,109

Past Month Cigarette

1,295

81

275

940

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

59

30

25

4

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

2,491

223

192

2,076

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

2,504

257

253

1,994

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

3,600

309

400

2,891

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

WASHINGTON

Table 61. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in Washington, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

8.2

12.3

19.9

5.8

Past Month Marijuana

6.8

9.9

17.1

4.7

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

3.2

5.1

8.2

2.1

Past Year Cocaine

1.7

2.4

5.1

1.0

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

50.2

16.1

54.9

54.0

Past Month "Binge"2

18.8

10.2

36.8

17.1

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

30.4

17.1

41.8

30.4

Past Month Cigarette

25.6

14.4

37.5

25.1

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF FIRST MARIJUANA USE4

1.7

7.3

5.7

0.1

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

35.4

31.4

23.1

37.9

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

46.2

34.4

33.5

49.8

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

66.5

62.1

59.3

68.3

 

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

388

60

118

210

Past Month Marijuana

318

48

101

169

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

151

25

48

78

Past Year Cocaine

78

12

30

37

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

2,364

78

324

1,961

Past Month "Binge"2

887

50

217

620

         

TOBACCO USE

       

Past Month Any Tobacco3

1,433

83

247

1,103

Past Month Cigarette

1,205

70

222

914

         

AVERAGE ANNUAL NUMBER OF MARIJUANA INITIATES

52

30

18

3

         

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

       

Smoking Marijuana Once a Month

1,666

153

136

1,377

Drinking 5 or More Alcoholic Drinks Once or Twice a Week

2,176

167

198

1,811

Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day

3,135

302

350

2,483

NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.

2 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

3 Any tobacco product indicates use at least once of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.

4 Average Annual Rate = {(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months) / [(First Use of Marijuana in Past 24 Months * 0.5) + Never Used Marijuana]} / 2. Both of the computation components, first use of marijuana in past 24 months and never used marijuana, are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 CAI.

10807

WEST VIRGINIA

Table 62. Estimates of Selected Substance Use, Perceptions of Great Risk, and Average Annual Rates of First Marijuana Use in the Past 24 Months in West Virginia, by Age Group: 1999

   

AGE GROUP (Years)

Drug Characteristic

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

 

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

ILLICIT DRUG USE

       

Past Month Any Illicit Drug1

4.8

10.7

15.5

2.4

Past Month Marijuana

3.6

7.1

11.3

2.0

Past Month Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

2.9

5.8

7.6

1.7

Past Year Cocaine

1.4

1.6

4.4

0.9

         

ALCOHOL USE

       

Past Month Alcohol

32.5

15.5

47.8

32.1

Past Month "Binge"2