1996 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Preliminary Results

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70617 (29B)                     PRELIMINARY DATA - AS OF JUNE 1997 

Table 29. Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cocaine, by Detailed Age Categories: 1995 and 1996


TIME PERIOD


Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Age Group

1995

1996

1995

1996

1995

1996

Total

10.3

10.3

1.7

1.9

0.7

0.8








12-17 Years Old

2.0

1.9

1.7

1.4

0.8

0.6

12-13

0.7

0.2

0.7

0.1

0.7

0.0

14-15

2.0

1.3

1.7

1.0

0.9

0.3

16-17

3.4

4.2

2.5

2.9

0.7

1.4








18-25 Years Old

9.8

10.2

4.3

4.7

1.3a

2.0

18-20

7.9

8.5

4.8

6.0

1.4

2.2

21-25

10.8

11.2

4.1

3.9

1.2

1.9








26-34 Years Old

21.6

20.9

3.1

3.5

1.2

1.5

26-29

18.0

17.3

3.1

3.7

0.9

1.3

30-34

24.1

23.5

3.0

3.4

1.3

1.7








35 Years and Older

8.6

8.9

0.8

0.9

0.4

0.4

35-39

23.4

22.1

2.5

3.1

1.2

1.5

40-44

18.4

21.1

0.9

1.9

0.5

0.7

45-49

5.8a

9.4

1.0

0.5

0.4

0.2

>50

1.5

0.8

0.1

*

0.1

*

*Low precision; no estimate reported.

aDifference between 1995 and 1996 is statistically significant at the .05 level.

bDifference between 1995 and 1996 is statistically significant at the .01 level.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1995 and 1996.

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