1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Section II Sample Sizes and U.S. Population Tables

Table 1A.1997 NHSDA Sample Sizes and U.S. Population Totals by Age Within Sex

SEX TOTAL

AGE

Male Female

Sample Population Sample Population Sample Population

12-17 3,871 11,500,552 3,973 11,046,540 7,844 22,547,092

18-25 2,756 13,981,149 3,483 13,709,848 6,239 27,690,997

26-34 1,766 17,490,425 2,621 17,755,076 4,387 35,245,502

_35 2,443 61,045,171 3,592 69,677,328 6,035 130,722,499

TOTAL 10,836 104,017,297 13,669 112,188,792 24,505 216,206,090

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Table 1B.1997 NHSDA Sample Sizes and U.S. Population Totals by Sex and Age Within Race/Ethnicity

RACE/ETHNICITY

SEX/

/

/ AGE

White Black Hispanic Other

Sample Population Sample Population Sample Population Sample Population

SEX

Male 5,607 77,832,880 1,812 10,959,211 2,879 10,931,600 538 4,293,606

Female 6,836 83,335,950 2,827 13,446,330 3,380 10,646,231 626 4,760,282

AGE

12-17 3,970 15,165,922 1,346 3,227,261 2,086 3,007,162 442 1,146,748

18-25 2,966 18,660,671 1,062 3,873,733 1,863 3,807,052 348 1,349,542

26-34 1,939 24,448,947 1,184 4,392,166 1,134 4,643,434 130 1,760,954

_35 3,568 102,893,290 1,047 12,912,381 1,176 10,120,183 244 4,796,644

TOTAL 12,443 161,168,830 4,639 24,405,541 6,259 21,577,831 1,164 9,053,889

Note:Data are presented separately for whites, not of Hispanic origin; blacks, not of Hispanic origin; Hispanics; and others. The racial/ethnic

category "Other" includes: Indians (American), Aleuts, Eskimos, Asian or Pacific Islanders (including Asian Indians).

Source:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Table 1C.1997 NHSDA Sample Sizes and U.S. Population Totals by Sex and Age Within Region

REGION

SEX/

/

AGE

Northeast North Central South West

Sample Population Sample Population Sample Population Sample Population

SEX

Male 1,241 19,522,027 1,351 21,978,589 3,196 39,449,321 5,048 23,067,361

Female 1,664 20,819,501 1,904 26,376,980 4,358 41,782,118 5,743 23,210,194

AGE

12-17 843 3,825,074 992 5,154,362 2,226 8,491,502 3,783 5,076,153

18-25 618 4,407,755 731 6,309,408 1,733 11,147,391 3,157 5,826,444

26-34 684 6,244,466 762 8,592,908 1,765 12,654,562 1,176 7,753,565

_35 760 25,864,233 770 28,298,890 1,830 48,937,983 2,675 27,621,393

TOTAL 2,905 40,341,528 3,255 48,355,568 7,554 81,231,438 10,791 46,277,555

Source:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

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