1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Section IV Frequency of Drug Use Among Past Year Users

Marijuana Frequency - Total Population

Table 20A.Frequency of Marijuana Use During Past Year by Sex Within Age Group for Total Population in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

12-17

15.8

(14.4

-

17.3)


8.1

(7.1

-

9.1)


5.2

(4.5

-

6.0)

Male

15.9

(14.1

-

18.0)


9.0

(7.7

-

10.4)


5.7

(4.7

-

6.9)

Female

15.6

(13.8

-

17.5)


7.1

(5.9

-

8.5)


4.7

(3.7

-

6.0)


18-25

22.3

(20.0

-

24.9)


12.5

(11.0

-

14.1)


7.9

(6.7

-

9.3)

Male

27.9

(24.6

-

31.5)


17.7

(15.1

-

20.5)


11.8

(9.8

-

14.1)

Female

16.6

(14.5

-

19.0)


7.1

(5.9

-

8.6)


3.9

(3.1

-

5.0)


26-34

11.2

(9.8

-

12.7)


5.6

(4.7

-

6.6)


3.6

(2.8

-

4.5)

Male

14.2

(11.8

-

16.9)


7.9

(6.3

-

9.9)


5.1

(3.8

-

6.8)

Female

8.3

(6.8

-

10.0)


3.2

(2.4

-

4.4)


2.1

(1.4

-

3.2)



_35

4.4

(3.5

-

5.6)


2.2

(1.7

-

3.0)


1.4

(0.9

-

2.0)

Male

6.4

(4.7

-

8.6)


3.2

(2.2

-

4.6)


1.9

(1.2

-

3.1)

Female

2.7

(2.0

-

3.5)


1.4

(0.9

-

2.1)


0.9

(0.5

-

1.4)



TOTAL

9.0

(8.3

-

9.8)


4.7

(4.3

-

5.2)


3.0

(2.6

-

3.4)

Male

11.6

(10.5

-

12.9)


6.6

(5.8

-

7.4)


4.2

(3.6

-

4.9)

Female

6.5

(5.9

-

7.2)


2.9

(2.5

-

3.4)


1.8

(1.5

-

2.2)



POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

12-17

3,556

(3,243

-

3,894)


1,820

(1,604

-

2,063)


1,178

(1,022

-

1,356)

Male

1,834

(1,623

-

2,067)


1,032

(887

-

1,197)


656

(544

-

790)

Female

1,722

(1,530

-

1,934)


788

(657

-

943)


521

(408

-

664)
















18-25

6,184

(5,535

-

6,886)


3,448

(3,034

-

3,910)


2,192

(1,866

-

2,568)

Male

3,907

(3,443

-

4,408)


2,472

(2,117

-

2,871)


1,652

(1,376

-

1,974)

Female

2,277

(1,982

-

2,606)


976

(808

-

1,177)


540

(427

-

681)




26-34

3,946

(3,458

-

4,493)


1,960

(1,640

-

2,338)


1,263

(1,002

-

1,589)

Male

2,477

(2,070

-

2,949)


1,389

(1,109

-

1,733)


889

(666

-

1,182)

Female

1,469

(1,209

-

1,780)


571

(420

-

774)


374

(247

-

564)




_35

5,759

(4,538

-

7,290)


2,930

(2,173

-

3,943)


1,780

(1,215

-

2,601)

Male

3,884

(2,865

-

5,234)


1,958

(1,356

-

2,816)


1,176

(737

-

1,866)

Female

1,875

(1,425

-

2,462)


972

(651

-

1,448)


604

(369

-

988)


TOTAL

19,446

(17,927

-

21,080)


10,159

(9,204

-

11,207)


6,412

(5,610

-

7,325)

Male

12,103

(10,932

-

13,381)


6,851

(6,054

-

7,744)


4,373

(3,723

-

5,130)

Female

7,343

(6,628

-

8,131)


3,308

(2,855

-

3,831)


2,039

(1,684

-

2,468)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 3.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Marijuana Frequency - Race/Ethnicity

Table 20B.Frequency of Marijuana Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Whites in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

16.3

(14.4

-

18.4)


8.7

(7.4

-

10.2)


5.3

(4.4

-

6.3)

18-25

24.2

(21.0

-

27.6)


13.5

(11.4

-

15.8)


8.5

(6.9

-

10.5)

26-34

12.6

(10.6

-

14.8)


6.1

(4.9

-

7.6)


4.0

(3.0

-

5.3)

_35

4.5

(3.4

-

5.9)


2.2

(1.6

-

3.1)


1.4

(0.9

-

2.1)

SEX















Male

12.0

(10.6

-

13.6)


6.6

(5.6

-

7.7)


4.2

(3.4

-

5.1)

Female

6.4

(5.7

-

7.2)


2.9

(2.5

-

3.5)


1.8

(1.4

-

2.3)
















TOTAL

9.1

(8.2

-

10.0)


4.7

(4.2

-

5.3)


3.0

(2.5

-

3.5)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

2,477

(2,187

-

2,796)


1,324

(1,128

-

1,551)


800

(664

-

962)

18-25

4,507

(3,922

-

5,148)


2,511

(2,128

-

2,951)


1,591

(1,292

-

1,951)

26-34

3,076

(2,604

-

3,619)


1,487

(1,192

-

1,849)


976

(733

-

1,297)

_35

4,596

(3,470

-

6,065)


2,256

(1,614

-

3,146)


1,431

(923

-

2,212)

SEX















Male

9,338

(8,236

-

10,564)


5,129

(4,391

-

5,982)


3,267

(2,668

-

3,993)

Female

5,317

(4,728

-

5,974)


2,449

(2,056

-

2,915)


1,530

(1,205

-

1,941)
















TOTAL

14,655

(13,282

-

16,154)


7,579

(6,726

-

8,534)


4,798

(4,067

-

5,655)

Table 20C.Frequency of Marijuana Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Hispanics in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

13.8

(11.7

-

16.2)


7.6

(6.1

-

9.5)


5.8

(4.4

-

7.5)

18-25

13.9

(11.5

-

16.7)


7.3

(5.5

-

9.7)


4.3

(3.0

-

6.2)

26-34

5.5

(3.9

-

7.9)


2.4

(1.6

-

3.4)


1.7

(1.0

-

2.8)

_35

4.0

(2.2

-

7.5)


2.9

(1.3

-

6.4)


1.3

(0.6

-

2.8)

SEX















Male

9.5

(7.7

-

11.6)


5.6

(4.3

-

7.3)


3.9

(2.9

-

5.2)

Female

5.4

(3.7

-

7.8)


2.7

(1.4

-

5.3)


1.1

(0.7

-

1.6)
















TOTAL

7.5

(6.1

-

9.0)


4.2

(3.2

-

5.5)


2.5

(1.9

-

3.3)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

415

(352

-

487)


229

(182

-

286)


173

(132

-

226)

18-25

528

(436

-

635)


279

(210

-

368)


164

(114

-

235)

26-34

257

(180

-

365)


109

(74

-

160)


80

(48

-

132)

_35

409

(218

-

755)


290

(127

-

650)


128

(56

-

288)

SEX















Male

1,037

(841

-

1,273)


616

(471

-

801)


428

(319

-

572)

Female

572

(393

-

826)


292

(148

-

568)


118

(79

-

175)
















TOTAL

1,609

(1,327

-

1,946)


907

(686

-

1,196)


545

(417

-

712)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 3.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Marijuana Frequency - Race/Ethnicity

Table 20D.Frequency of Marijuana Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Blacks in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

13.4

(11.0

-

16.2)


6.0

(4.6

-

7.8)


4.5

(3.3

-

6.1)

18-25

20.0

(17.1

-

23.2)


12.6

(10.2

-

15.6)


10.0

(7.8

-

12.8)

26-34

11.9

(9.6

-

14.6)


6.7

(5.2

-

8.8)


3.8

(2.6

-

5.5)

_35

5.3

(3.7

-

7.5)


2.5

(1.5

-

4.0)


1.2

(0.6

-

2.5)

SEX















Male

12.2

(10.1

-

14.6)


7.8

(6.3

-

9.6)


4.7

(3.7

-

6.1)

Female

8.1

(6.6

-

9.8)


3.3

(2.5

-

4.3)


2.5

(1.8

-

3.5)
















TOTAL

9.9

(8.6

-

11.3)


5.3

(4.5

-

6.2)


3.5

(2.9

-

4.3)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

432

(354

-

524)


193

(148

-

250)


145

(106

-

196)

18-25

775

(663

-

900)


490

(396

-

603)


387

(301

-

495)

26-34

522

(424

-

640)


296

(226

-

385)


168

(115

-

243)

_35

688

(483

-

974)


317

(193

-

517)


155

(74

-

320)

SEX















Male

1,332

(1,107

-

1,595)


855

(691

-

1,053)


519

(400

-

671)

Female

1,085

(889

-

1,321)


441

(335

-

579)


335

(239

-

468)
















TOTAL

2,417

(2,109

-

2,765)


1,296

(1,100

-

1,525)


854

(699

-

1,042)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 3.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Marijuana Frequency - Region

Table 20E.Frequency of Marijuana Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Northeast Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

14.1

(11.0

-

17.9)


7.0

(4.5

-

10.7)


4.4

(2.9

-

6.7)

18-25

20.9

(16.4

-

26.1)


12.9

(9.4

-

17.6)


7.5

(4.9

-

11.3)

26-34

8.3

(5.5

-

12.4)


4.6

(2.9

-

7.3)


2.7

(1.5

-

5.1)

_35

3.7

(2.0

-

6.8)


1.4

(0.5

-

3.9)


0.6

(0.2

-

1.9)

SEX















Male

10.9

(8.1

-

14.4)


6.1

(4.2

-

8.7)


3.4

(2.3

-

5.0)

Female

4.0

(2.9

-

5.4)


1.4

(1.0

-

2.1)


0.8

(0.5

-

1.4)
















TOTAL

7.3

(5.8

-

9.1)


3.7

(2.7

-

5.0)


2.1

(1.4

-

3.0)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

541

(423

-

685)


266

(172

-

407)


169

(110

-

258)

18-25

919

(724

-

1,150)


569

(413

-

774)


330

(215

-

500)

26-34

518

(343

-

771)


288

(181

-

453)


171

(92

-

316)

_35

966

(527

-

1,747)


362

(129

-

1,000)


162

(53

-

491)

SEX















Male

2,119

(1,578

-

2,815)


1,184

(822

-

1,692)


662

(443

-

982)

Female

826

(609

-

1,115)


301

(203

-

447)


170

(100

-

289)
















TOTAL

2,944

(2,347

-

3,679)


1,486

(1,099

-

2,002)


832

(574

-

1,202)

Table 20F.Frequency of Marijuana Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for North Central Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

16.3

(12.6

-

20.7)


8.2

(5.8

-

11.6)


5.0

(3.5

-

7.0)

18-25

22.6

(18.6

-

27.1)


11.6

(9.1

-

14.8)


7.3

(5.3

-

10.0)

26-34

14.0

(11.1

-

17.5)


6.0

(4.1

-

8.7)


4.1

(2.6

-

6.4)

_35

5.0

(2.9

-

8.6)


2.8

(1.4

-

5.5)


1.6

(0.5

-

4.4)

SEX















Male

13.2

(10.1

-

16.9)


7.3

(5.3

-

10.1)


4.4

(3.0

-

6.5)

Female

7.6

(6.2

-

9.2)


3.3

(2.4

-

4.5)


2.1

(1.4

-

3.1)
















TOTAL

10.1

(8.3

-

12.2)


5.1

(4.0

-

6.4)


3.1

(2.2

-

4.4)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

838

(650

-

1,067)


425

(300

-

596)


257

(182

-

361)

18-25

1,424

(1,176

-

1,707)


735

(573

-

936)


462

(336

-

630)

26-34

1,203

(951

-

1,507)


516

(353

-

745)


351

(220

-

554)

_35

1,428

(829

-

2,423)


795

(400

-

1,560)


442

(153

-

1,252)

SEX















Male

2,896

(2,230

-

3,723)


1,608

(1,156

-

2,218)


970

(649

-

1,438)

Female

1,997

(1,642

-

2,421)


863

(626

-

1,184)


541

(359

-

815)
















TOTAL

4,893

(4,034

-

5,910)


2,471

(1,957

-

3,111)


1,511

(1,077

-

2,114)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 3.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Marijuana Frequency - Region

Table 20G.Frequency of Marijuana Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for South Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

14.0

(12.3

-

16.0)


7.0

(5.7

-

8.6)


5.0

(3.9

-

6.4)

18-25

21.1

(18.0

-

24.5)


12.2

(9.9

-

14.8)


8.0

(5.8

-

10.8)

26-34

10.5

(8.0

-

13.5)


5.3

(3.9

-

7.1)


3.1

(2.0

-

4.8)

_35

3.0

(2.0

-

4.6)


1.5

(0.9

-

2.4)


1.1

(0.6

-

2.0)

SEX















Male

9.8

(8.0

-

12.0)


5.7

(4.6

-

7.1)


3.8

(2.9

-

5.0)

Female

5.9

(4.9

-

7.0)


2.6

(2.0

-

3.4)


1.8

(1.3

-

2.5)
















TOTAL

7.8

(6.7

-

9.1)


4.1

(3.4

-

5.0)


2.8

(2.2

-

3.5)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

1,190

(1,041

-

1,358)


598

(488

-

732)


424

(331

-

541)

18-25

2,348

(2,005

-

2,733)


1,357

(1,106

-

1,655)


890

(651

-

1,207)

26-34

1,323

(1,015

-

1,712)


666

(491

-

899)


398

(259

-

610)

_35

1,481

(974

-

2,241)


731

(451

-

1,181)


554

(305

-

1,003)

SEX















Male

3,880

(3,174

-

4,724)


2,249

(1,809

-

2,786)


1,502

(1,140

-

1,971)

Female

2,463

(2,063

-

2,934)


1,103

(846

-

1,437)


765

(553

-

1,057)
















TOTAL

6,343

(5,459

-

7,357)


3,352

(2,783

-

4,031)


2,267

(1,809

-

2,837)

Table 20H.Frequency of Marijuana Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for West Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

19.4

(16.9

-

22.3)


10.4

(8.6

-

12.6)


6.4

(5.0

-

8.3)

18-25

25.6

(17.6

-

35.7)


13.5

(9.4

-

19.0)


8.8

(6.3

-

12.0)

26-34

11.6

(9.0

-

15.0)


6.3

(4.6

-

8.7)


4.4

(3.0

-

6.6)

_35

6.8

(4.7

-

9.8)


3.8

(2.4

-

5.8)


2.3

(1.3

-

3.8)

SEX















Male

13.9

(11.8

-

16.4)


7.8

(6.4

-

9.6)


5.4

(4.2

-

6.9)

Female

8.9

(7.2

-

10.9)


4.5

(3.5

-

5.8)


2.4

(1.8

-

3.3)
















TOTAL

11.4

(10.0

-

13.0)


6.2

(5.3

-

7.2)


3.9

(3.2

-

4.7)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

987

(856

-

1,132)


530

(438

-

640)


327

(254

-

420)

18-25

1,493

(1,026

-

2,081)


787

(548

-

1,108)


510

(367

-

701)

26-34

902

(696

-

1,159)


491

(353

-

678)


343

(229

-

509)

_35

1,884

(1,293

-

2,717)


1,042

(673

-

1,600)


622

(368

-

1,045)

SEX















Male

3,208

(2,712

-

3,778)


1,810

(1,478

-

2,208)


1,240

(960

-

1,595)

Female

2,058

(1,672

-

2,522)


1,041

(803

-

1,345)


562

(417

-

756)
















TOTAL

5,266

(4,611

-

6,000)


2,850

(2,431

-

3,337)


1,802

(1,490

-

2,175)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 3.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Cocaine Frequency - Total Population

Table 21A.Frequency of Cocaine Use During Past Year by Sex Within Age Group for Total Population in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

12-17

2.2

(1.7

-

2.8)


0.6

(0.4

-

1.0)


0.2

(0.1

-

0.4)

Male

2.0

(1.4

-

2.9)


0.8

(0.4

-

1.3)


0.1

(0.1

-

0.4)

Female

2.4

(1.7

-

3.4)


0.4

(0.2

-

1.1)


0.3

(0.1

-

0.7)


18-25

3.9

(3.2

-

4.8)


1.5

(1.1

-

2.2)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.6)

Male

5.7

(4.3

-

7.6)


2.1

(1.3

-

3.2)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)

Female

2.0

(1.4

-

3.0)


1.0

(0.5

-

1.9)


0.4

(0.1

-

0.9)


26-34

3.1

(2.5

-

4.0)


1.1

(0.8

-

1.6)


0.5

(0.3

-

0.7)

Male

4.4

(3.3

-

5.8)


1.5

(0.9

-

2.4)


0.5

(0.2

-

0.9)

Female

1.9

(1.3

-

2.8)


0.7

(0.4

-

1.3)


0.5

(0.2

-

0.9)



_35

1.1

(0.8

-

1.6)


0.5

(0.3

-

0.7)


0.3

(0.2

-

0.5)

Male

1.4

(0.8

-

2.2)


0.6

(0.3

-

1.0)


0.2

(0.1

-

0.5)

Female

1.0

(0.6

-

1.5)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.7)


0.3

(0.2

-

0.6)



TOTAL

1.9

(1.6

-

2.3)


0.7

(0.6

-

0.9)


0.3

(0.2

-

0.4)

Male

2.5

(2.1

-

3.1)


0.9

(0.7

-

1.2)


0.3

(0.2

-

0.5)

Female

1.4

(1.1

-

1.7)


0.5

(0.4

-

0.7)


0.3

(0.2

-

0.5)



POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

12-17

491

(378

-

637)


133

(82

-

215)


45

(23

-

91)

Male

227

(157

-

329)


87

(49

-

155)


16

(6

-

42)

Female

264

(184

-

377)


46

(18

-

118)


29

(11

-

75)
















18-25

1,078

(873

-

1,329)


428

(304

-

601)


99

(55

-

179)

Male

798

(598

-

1,059)


290

(186

-

451)


50

(23

-

106)

Female

280

(194

-

405)


138

(74

-

257)


50

(20

-

122)




26-34

1,102

(865

-

1,401)


388

(270

-

557)


166

(106

-

259)

Male

766

(572

-

1,022)


260

(164

-

413)


83

(42

-

163)

Female

335

(227

-

495)


128

(72

-

224)


83

(43

-

157)




_35

1,498

(1,045

-

2,144)


594

(386

-

913)


372

(227

-

609)

Male

834

(513

-

1,351)


345

(190

-

627)


144

(63

-

325)

Female

665

(409

-

1,078)


249

(136

-

456)


228

(118

-

438)


TOTAL

4,169

(3,511

-

4,948)


1,543

(1,235

-

1,929)


682

(492

-

943)

Male

2,625

(2,139

-

3,219)


983

(743

-

1,299)


292

(182

-

470)

Female

1,544

(1,222

-

1,950)


560

(398

-

789)


389

(254

-

598)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 4.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Cocaine Frequency - Race/Ethnicity

Table 21B.Frequency of Cocaine Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Whites in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

2.5

(1.9

-

3.4)


0.6

(0.3

-

1.1)


0.2

(0.1

-

0.5)

18-25

4.6

(3.6

-

5.8)


1.8

(1.2

-

2.7)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)

26-34

3.3

(2.4

-

4.5)


0.9

(0.5

-

1.6)


0.2

(0.1

-

0.6)

_35

1.0

(0.6

-

1.6)


0.3

(0.1

-

0.5)


0.1

(0.1

-

0.3)

SEX















Male

2.4

(1.8

-

3.1)


0.7

(0.5

-

1.1)


0.1

(0.0

-

0.4)

Female

1.4

(1.1

-

1.9)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.6)


0.2

(0.1

-

0.4)
















TOTAL

1.9

(1.5

-

2.3)


0.6

(0.4

-

0.8)


0.2

(0.1

-

0.3)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

382

(286

-

510)


86

(45

-

164)


28

(10

-

79)

18-25

853

(667

-

1,089)


337

(222

-

509)


68

(31

-

149)

26-34

813

(594

-

1,110)


222

(126

-

391)


55

(21

-

143)

_35

1,005

(617

-

1,634)


273

(136

-

546)


135

(55

-

334)

SEX















Male

1,856

(1,425

-

2,413)


583

(395

-

860)


97

(34

-

275)

Female

1,198

(907

-

1,581)


334

(206

-

540)


189

(97

-

367)
















TOTAL

3,054

(2,466

-

3,780)


917

(681

-

1,235)


286

(159

-

517)

Table 21C.Frequency of Cocaine Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Hispanics in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

2.3

(1.6

-

3.3)


0.7

(0.3

-

1.4)


0.3

(0.1

-

0.8)

18-25

3.6

(2.6

-

5.2)


1.2

(0.7

-

2.0)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.9)

26-34

2.2

(1.4

-

3.5)


1.1

(0.6

-

2.1)


0.8

(0.3

-

1.9)

_35

1.2

(0.5

-

3.1)


0.9

(0.3

-

3.0)


0.3

(0.1

-

1.3)

SEX















Male

3.2

(2.2

-

4.7)


1.6

(0.9

-

3.1)


0.6

(0.3

-

1.3)

Female

0.8

(0.5

-

1.2)


0.3

(0.1

-

0.6)


0.2

(0.1

-

0.6)
















TOTAL

2.0

(1.4

-

2.8)


1.0

(0.5

-

1.7)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

68

(47

-

99)


21

(10

-

44)


10

(4

-

24)

18-25

139

(97

-

197)


45

(27

-

75)


15

(7

-

34)

26-34

101

(63

-

161)


50

(26

-

98)


37

(16

-

87)

_35

126

(50

-

314)


92

(27

-

303)


29

(7

-

127)

SEX















Male

353

(240

-

515)


177

(93

-

336)


66

(30

-

145)

Female

81

(54

-

124)


31

(14

-

65)


26

(11

-

61)
















TOTAL

434

(312

-

603)


208

(118

-

365)


92

(49

-

172)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 4.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Cocaine Frequency - Race/Ethnicity

Table 21D.Frequency of Cocaine Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Blacks in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

0.2

(0.1

-

0.7)


0.1

(0.0

-

0.6)


0.1

(0.0

-

0.5)

18-25

1.2

(0.6

-

2.3)


0.8

(0.3

-

1.8)


0.2

(0.0

-

0.8)

26-34

4.0

(2.9

-

5.4)


2.3

(1.5

-

3.6)


1.7

(1.0

-

2.9)

_35

2.8

(1.7

-

4.6)


1.8

(1.0

-

3.2)


1.6

(0.9

-

3.0)

SEX















Male

3.1

(2.0

-

4.8)


1.6

(1.0

-

2.7)


1.1

(0.6

-

2.1)

Female

1.9

(1.2

-

3.0)


1.4

(0.7

-

2.6)


1.2

(0.6

-

2.4)
















TOTAL

2.4

(1.7

-

3.4)


1.5

(1.0

-

2.2)


1.2

(0.7

-

1.9)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

7

(2

-

22)


5

(1

-

19)


2

(0

-

17)

18-25

45

(23

-

88)


30

(13

-

69)


7

(1

-

33)

26-34

174

(125

-

239)


102

(66

-

158)


74

(42

-

128)

_35

368

(225

-

596)


230

(127

-

412)


207

(111

-

386)

SEX















Male

340

(218

-

526)


180

(108

-

297)


124

(66

-

233)

Female

253

(157

-

407)


187

(99

-

350)


166

(83

-

328)
















TOTAL

593

(426

-

822)


367

(246

-

544)


290

(181

-

465)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 4.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Cocaine Frequency - Region

Table 21E.Frequency of Cocaine Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Northeast Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

1.3

(0.6

-

3.0)


0.2

(0.0

-

1.2)


*

*

18-25

3.7

(1.9

-

7.1)


0.6

(0.1

-

2.5)


0.6

(0.1

-

2.5)

26-34

2.4

(1.2

-

4.7)


0.5

(0.2

-

1.4)


0.3

(0.1

-

1.2)

_35

0.9

(0.4

-

1.9)


0.4

(0.1

-

1.2)


0.4

(0.1

-

1.2)

SEX















Male

1.7

(1.0

-

2.8)


0.5

(0.2

-

1.2)


0.4

(0.2

-

1.1)

Female

1.3

(0.7

-

2.4)


0.4

(0.1

-

0.9)


0.3

(0.1

-

0.9)
















TOTAL

1.5

(0.9

-

2.3)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

51

(22

-

116)


6

(1

-

46)


*

*

18-25

162

(83

-

311)


25

(6

-

110)


25

(6

-

110)

26-34

148

(74

-

291)


29

(10

-

86)


22

(6

-

77)

_35

233

(110

-

491)


109

(36

-

323)


109

(36

-

323)

SEX















Male

332

(199

-

551)


92

(37

-

227)


83

(32

-

217)

Female

262

(140

-

490)


76

(30

-

194)


72

(27

-

192)
















TOTAL

594

(375

-

938)


169

(86

-

330)


155

(77

-

311)

Table 21F.Frequency of Cocaine Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for North Central Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

1.3

(0.7

-

2.5)


0.4

(0.1

-

1.1)


*

*

18-25

3.6

(2.1

-

5.9)


2.1

(1.0

-

4.1)


0.3

(0.1

-

1.5)

26-34

3.4

(1.9

-

6.0)


1.4

(0.6

-

2.9)


0.2

(0.1

-

1.0)

_35

1.5

(0.6

-

3.5)


0.5

(0.2

-

1.4)


*

*

SEX















Male

3.5

(2.0

-

6.1)


1.6

(0.9

-

2.8)


0.2

(0.0

-

0.6)

Female

0.9

(0.5

-

1.6)


0.2

(0.1

-

0.5)


0.1

(0.0

-

0.4)
















TOTAL

2.1

(1.3

-

3.3)


0.8

(0.5

-

1.3)


0.1

(0.0

-

0.3)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

69

(37

-

129)


18

(6

-

58)


*

*

18-25

225

(134

-

374)


130

(64

-

261)


22

(5

-

92)

26-34

295

(167

-

514)


116

(54

-

250)


20

(5

-

87)

_35

415

(175

-

977)


135

(46

-

395)


*

*

SEX















Male

767

(436

-

1,333)


350

(201

-

607)


35

(9

-

133)

Female

237

(135

-

415)


50

(18

-

140)


21

(4

-

103)
















TOTAL

1,004

(639

-

1,572)


400

(246

-

649)


57

(21

-

154)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 4.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Cocaine Frequency - Region

Table 21G.Frequency of Cocaine Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for South Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

2.4

(1.5

-

3.8)


1.0

(0.5

-

1.9)


0.3

(0.1

-

0.7)

18-25

3.3

(2.3

-

4.9)


1.5

(0.8

-

2.8)


0.2

(0.0

-

0.5)

26-34

3.4

(2.3

-

4.8)


1.1

(0.7

-

1.9)


0.9

(0.5

-

1.6)

_35

0.8

(0.5

-

1.4)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)

SEX















Male

2.1

(1.6

-

2.7)


0.7

(0.5

-

1.1)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)

Female

1.4

(1.0

-

2.0)


0.7

(0.4

-

1.1)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.8)
















TOTAL

1.7

(1.4

-

2.2)


0.7

(0.5

-

1.0)


0.4

(0.2

-

0.7)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

202

(127

-

321)


84

(44

-

160)


24

(9

-

63)

18-25

372

(253

-

546)


162

(85

-

307)


17

(5

-

57)

26-34

424

(296

-

606)


144

(83

-

247)


110

(59

-

204)

_35

397

(226

-

696)


187

(89

-

391)


173

(80

-

373)

SEX















Male

816

(613

-

1,083)


292

(189

-

450)


153

(74

-

317)

Female

581

(401

-

838)


284

(172

-

468)


171

(89

-

330)
















TOTAL

1,396

(1,114

-

1,749)


577

(414

-

801)


324

(196

-

535)

Table 21H.Frequency of Cocaine Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for West Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

3.3

(2.2

-

4.9)


0.5

(0.2

-

1.2)


0.4

(0.1

-

1.1)

18-25

5.5

(4.2

-

7.1)


1.9

(1.2

-

3.0)


0.6

(0.3

-

1.3)

26-34

3.0

(1.9

-

4.7)


1.3

(0.6

-

2.7)


0.2

(0.0

-

0.8)

_35

1.6

(0.9

-

3.1)


0.6

(0.3

-

1.4)


0.3

(0.1

-

0.9)

SEX















Male

3.1

(2.3

-

4.1)


1.1

(0.6

-

1.8)


0.1

(0.0

-

0.2)

Female

2.0

(1.2

-

3.3)


0.6

(0.3

-

1.3)


0.5

(0.2

-

1.2)
















TOTAL

2.5

(1.9

-

3.4)


0.9

(0.5

-

1.4)


0.3

(0.2

-

0.6)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

169

(113

-

250)


24

(10

-

59)


20

(7

-

58)

18-25

319

(246

-

413)


111

(70

-

174)


35

(16

-

77)

26-34

234

(149

-

366)


99

(48

-

207)


13

(3

-

62)

_35

453

(238

-

857)


163

(69

-

383)


77

(24

-

250)

SEX















Male

711

(535

-

942)


249

(145

-

425)


21

(8

-

52)

Female

464

(284

-

755)


149

(76

-

292)


125

(57

-

273)
















TOTAL

1,175

(868

-

1,587)


398

(248

-

638)


146

(74

-

287)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 4.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Alcohol Frequency - Total Population

Table 22A.Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Sex Within Age Group for Total Population in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

12-17

34.0

(31.9

-

36.1)


11.7

(10.4

-

13.1)


4.4

(3.6

-

5.3)

Male

32.7

(30.1

-

35.4)


13.0

(11.2

-

15.0)


5.2

(4.0

-

6.6)

Female

35.3

(32.7

-

37.9)


10.3

(8.8

-

12.1)


3.5

(2.7

-

4.7)


18-25

75.1

(71.3

-

78.5)


46.5

(43.7

-

49.3)


23.2

(21.1

-

25.5)

Male

78.9

(74.8

-

82.5)


57.2

(53.8

-

60.6)


33.6

(30.2

-

37.3)

Female

71.2

(67.1

-

75.0)


35.6

(32.2

-

39.2)


12.6

(10.8

-

14.5)


26-34

74.6

(72.0

-

77.1)


48.9

(46.0

-

51.9)


24.6

(22.5

-

26.9)

Male

80.4

(77.0

-

83.3)


60.1

(56.3

-

63.7)


35.0

(31.5

-

38.6)

Female

69.0

(65.8

-

72.0)


38.0

(34.8

-

41.3)


14.5

(12.4

-

16.8)



_35

64.1

(61.1

-

66.9)


39.7

(37.5

-

42.0)


24.8

(22.7

-

27.0)

Male

69.8

(66.1

-

73.2)


52.2

(48.9

-

55.6)


33.9

(30.8

-

37.2)

Female

59.0

(55.5

-

62.5)


28.7

(26.3

-

31.3)


16.8

(14.8

-

19.0)



TOTAL

64.1

(61.9

-

66.2)


39.2

(37.5

-

40.9)


22.4

(21.0

-

24.0)

Male

68.7

(66.0

-

71.2)


49.9

(47.5

-

52.3)


30.9

(28.7

-

33.2)

Female

59.8

(57.2

-

62.3)


29.2

(27.5

-

31.0)


14.6

(13.3

-

16.1)



POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

12-17

7,656

(7,190

-

8,137)


2,635

(2,345

-

2,956)


985

(804

-

1,204)

Male

3,761

(3,467

-

4,067)


1,496

(1,292

-

1,727)


594

(463

-

758)

Female

3,895

(3,613

-

4,188)


1,139

(970

-

1,334)


392

(298

-

514)
















18-25

20,795

(19,743

-

21,751)


12,881

(12,109

-

13,658)


6,428

(5,831

-

7,066)

Male

11,033

(10,453

-

11,541)


8,001

(7,515

-

8,477)


4,704

(4,224

-

5,210)

Female

9,762

(9,201

-

10,279)


4,880

(4,412

-

5,368)


1,724

(1,486

-

1,993)




26-34

26,306

(25,374

-

27,178)


17,251

(16,199

-

18,305)


8,683

(7,925

-

9,488)

Male

14,057

(13,473

-

14,574)


10,507

(9,843

-

11,150)


6,115

(5,510

-

6,749)

Female

12,250

(11,678

-

12,790)


6,744

(6,174

-

7,333)


2,568

(2,208

-

2,976)




_35

83,742

(79,883

-

87,466)


51,913

(49,001

-

54,882)


32,409

(29,695

-

35,284)

Male

42,601

(40,352

-

44,704)


31,895

(29,843

-

33,934)


20,697

(18,803

-

22,679)

Female

41,141

(38,669

-

43,549)


20,019

(18,347

-

21,778)


11,712

(10,333

-

13,235)


TOTAL

138,500

(133,724

-

143,149)


84,680

(80,970

-

88,449)


48,505

(45,336

-

51,829)

Male

71,452

(68,682

-

74,099)


51,899

(49,443

-

54,354)


32,109

(29,814

-

34,500)

Female

67,048

(64,184

-

69,853)


32,781

(30,812

-

34,823)


16,396

(14,883

-

18,034)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 13.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Alcohol Frequency - Race/Ethnicity

Table 22B.Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Whites in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

36.0

(33.3

-

38.7)


12.7

(11.0

-

14.6)


4.4

(3.3

-

5.8)

18-25

81.0

(75.1

-

85.7)


52.0

(47.9

-

56.0)


26.4

(23.5

-

29.6)

26-34

80.2

(76.7

-

83.3)


54.2

(50.2

-

58.2)


27.9

(25.0

-

31.1)

_35

67.2

(63.8

-

70.5)


42.4

(39.6

-

45.2)


26.9

(24.3

-

29.7)

SEX















Male

71.4

(68.0

-

74.6)


53.0

(49.9

-

56.0)


33.5

(30.7

-

36.3)

Female

64.5

(61.5

-

67.4)


32.8

(30.6

-

35.0)


16.9

(15.1

-

18.8)
















TOTAL

67.8

(65.1

-

70.4)


42.5

(40.3

-

44.8)


24.9

(23.0

-

26.9)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

5,457

(5,056

-

5,872)


1,929

(1,673

-

2,217)


669

(503

-

886)

18-25

15,106

(14,008

-

15,994)


9,704

(8,946

-

10,458)


4,925

(4,377

-

5,516)

26-34

19,601

(18,747

-

20,355)


13,255

(12,275

-

14,221)


6,823

(6,103

-

7,592)

_35

69,173

(65,601

-

72,560)


43,647

(40,786

-

46,558)


27,708

(25,023

-

30,568)

SEX















Male

55,569

(52,926

-

58,037)


41,231

(38,844

-

43,599)


26,055

(23,921

-

28,279)

Female

53,768

(51,271

-

56,173)


27,304

(25,473

-

29,199)


14,070

(12,615

-

15,656)
















TOTAL

109,337

(104,988

-

113,502)


68,534

(64,970

-

72,148)


40,124

(37,100

-

43,309)

Table 22C.Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Hispanics in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

32.5

(29.6

-

35.5)


11.3

(9.0

-

13.9)


5.7

(4.4

-

7.4)

18-25

63.2

(58.5

-

67.7)


36.3

(32.3

-

40.5)


16.2

(13.5

-

19.4)

26-34

63.0

(59.1

-

66.7)


35.5

(31.9

-

39.2)


16.2

(13.5

-

19.4)

_35

56.2

(51.6

-

60.7)


31.3

(27.2

-

35.8)


17.8

(14.6

-

21.5)

SEX















Male

64.9

(61.7

-

68.0)


43.9

(40.6

-

47.2)


23.6

(20.8

-

26.6)

Female

46.0

(41.8

-

50.3)


16.4

(13.9

-

19.2)


7.2

(5.6

-

9.2)
















TOTAL

55.6

(52.9

-

58.2)


30.3

(28.0

-

32.7)


15.5

(13.8

-

17.3)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

977

(891

-

1,067)


338

(271

-

419)


172

(133

-

223)

18-25

2,408

(2,229

-

2,577)


1,383

(1,231

-

1,543)


618

(515

-

738)

26-34

2,925

(2,746

-

3,097)


1,648

(1,483

-

1,820)


753

(626

-

901)

_35

5,686

(5,221

-

6,141)


3,170

(2,752

-

3,621)


1,799

(1,473

-

2,178)

SEX















Male

7,098

(6,745

-

7,436)


4,794

(4,437

-

5,158)


2,578

(2,275

-

2,907)

Female

4,898

(4,448

-

5,355)


1,745

(1,482

-

2,045)


765

(594

-

980)
















TOTAL

11,996

(11,425

-

12,560)


6,540

(6,051

-

7,051)


3,343

(2,986

-

3,734)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 13.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Alcohol Frequency - Race/Ethnicity

Table 22D.Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Blacks in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

27.3

(23.8

-

31.2)


8.2

(6.5

-

10.4)


3.2

(2.3

-

4.5)

18-25

62.9

(58.6

-

67.0)


31.7

(28.1

-

35.6)


15.9

(13.2

-

19.1)

26-34

64.0

(60.3

-

67.5)


38.7

(35.2

-

42.3)


20.2

(17.3

-

23.4)

_35

52.2

(47.8

-

56.5)


31.2

(27.6

-

35.1)


19.2

(16.2

-

22.6)

SEX















Male

58.4

(54.8

-

61.9)


39.9

(36.3

-

43.6)


24.9

(21.5

-

28.7)

Female

48.1

(43.9

-

52.3)


21.3

(18.7

-

24.1)


10.1

(8.3

-

12.3)
















TOTAL

52.7

(49.9

-

55.5)


29.6

(27.5

-

31.8)


16.8

(15.0

-

18.7)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

882

(767

-

1,006)


266

(209

-

336)


105

(76

-

144)

18-25

2,436

(2,268

-

2,595)


1,228

(1,087

-

1,378)


617

(513

-

739)

26-34

2,812

(2,650

-

2,966)


1,700

(1,546

-

1,858)


887

(762

-

1,027)

_35

6,736

(6,170

-

7,299)


4,034

(3,567

-

4,532)


2,482

(2,095

-

2,921)

SEX















Male

6,397

(6,005

-

6,780)


4,367

(3,974

-

4,774)


2,733

(2,358

-

3,146)

Female

6,468

(5,903

-

7,036)


2,860

(2,517

-

3,236)


1,358

(1,110

-

1,655)
















TOTAL

12,865

(12,171

-

13,555)


7,227

(6,705

-

7,771)


4,091

(3,657

-

4,565)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 13.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Alcohol Frequency - Region

Table 22E.Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for Northeast Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

31.6

(27.7

-

35.7)


10.8

(7.9

-

14.7)


3.0

(1.7

-

5.2)

18-25

76.6

(71.9

-

80.7)


49.7

(44.5

-

55.0)


23.1

(18.0

-

29.1)

26-34

73.6

(67.6

-

78.9)


49.8

(43.9

-

55.8)


24.8

(20.6

-

29.6)

_35

68.8

(62.4

-

74.6)


40.8

(36.0

-

45.7)


26.7

(22.4

-

31.6)

SEX















Male

68.8

(63.1

-

74.0)


50.6

(45.6

-

55.6)


32.1

(27.4

-

37.3)

Female

65.1

(61.0

-

68.9)


30.7

(26.7

-

34.9)


15.9

(12.7

-

19.8)
















TOTAL

66.9

(63.3

-

70.3)


40.3

(37.0

-

43.7)


23.8

(20.8

-

27.0)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

1,207

(1,058

-

1,367)


414

(300

-

563)


116

(66

-

199)

18-25

3,376

(3,171

-

3,557)


2,192

(1,961

-

2,422)


1,017

(794

-

1,281)

26-34

4,598

(4,222

-

4,927)


3,110

(2,738

-

3,483)


1,549

(1,284

-

1,848)

_35

17,802

(16,127

-

19,306)


10,543

(9,307

-

11,826)


6,910

(5,783

-

8,167)

SEX















Male

13,437

(12,319

-

14,453)


9,876

(8,894

-

10,855)


6,273

(5,341

-

7,285)

Female

13,547

(12,705

-

14,346)


6,383

(5,566

-

7,262)


3,319

(2,644

-

4,127)
















TOTAL

26,983

(25,535

-

28,357)


16,258

(14,941

-

17,611)


9,592

(8,399

-

10,896)

Table 22F.Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for North Central Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

38.4

(34.0

-

43.1)


11.0

(8.2

-

14.7)


4.3

(2.3

-

7.8)

18-25

85.3

(82.0

-

88.1)


54.3

(49.9

-

58.5)


27.5

(23.4

-

32.0)

26-34

83.7

(80.3

-

86.6)


57.7

(51.6

-

63.5)


28.0

(23.7

-

32.7)

_35

67.9

(62.3

-

73.1)


40.3

(35.7

-

45.0)


23.5

(19.6

-

28.0)

SEX















Male

75.7

(71.8

-

79.2)


55.7

(51.3

-

60.0)


32.0

(27.7

-

36.6)

Female

64.9

(60.4

-

69.2)


30.7

(27.3

-

34.4)


15.1

(12.3

-

18.4)
















TOTAL

69.8

(66.8

-

72.7)


42.1

(39.2

-

45.1)


22.8

(20.3

-

25.5)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

1,981

(1,752

-

2,219)


568

(421

-

759)


222

(120

-

403)

18-25

5,383

(5,176

-

5,558)


3,423

(3,151

-

3,691)


1,736

(1,479

-

2,018)

26-34

7,190

(6,897

-

7,441)


4,955

(4,432

-

5,458)


2,406

(2,040

-

2,810)

_35

19,212

(17,616

-

20,673)


11,403

(10,107

-

12,748)


6,659

(5,543

-

7,921)

SEX















Male

16,638

(15,784

-

17,409)


12,241

(11,266

-

13,196)


7,034

(6,092

-

8,048)

Female

17,128

(15,927

-

18,262)


8,108

(7,202

-

9,074)


3,988

(3,257

-

4,849)
















TOTAL

33,767

(32,281

-

35,171)


20,349

(18,940

-

21,785)


11,023

(9,813

-

12,333)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 13.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

Alcohol Frequency - Region

Table 22G.Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for South Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

32.5

(29.1

-

36.1)


11.7

(9.9

-

13.8)


4.2

(3.3

-

5.4)

18-25

72.6

(69.4

-

75.7)


43.6

(40.2

-

47.1)


22.2

(19.1

-

25.6)

26-34

71.6

(67.5

-

75.4)


44.5

(40.0

-

49.0)


23.5

(19.9

-

27.6)

_35

57.5

(52.9

-

62.0)


37.6

(34.0

-

41.3)


22.7

(20.0

-

25.8)

SEX















Male

64.7

(60.6

-

68.7)


47.3

(43.3

-

51.3)


29.5

(26.3

-

32.8)

Female

53.9

(48.9

-

58.8)


26.9

(24.1

-

29.9)


12.7

(10.7

-

15.1)
















TOTAL

59.2

(55.5

-

62.7)


36.8

(34.0

-

39.7)


20.8

(18.7

-

23.2)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

2,758

(2,469

-

3,063)


992

(838

-

1,170)


361

(282

-

459)

18-25

8,096

(7,731

-

8,435)


4,864

(4,481

-

5,253)


2,471

(2,129

-

2,850)

26-34

9,061

(8,536

-

9,544)


5,629

(5,062

-

6,207)


2,980

(2,517

-

3,499)

_35

28,138

(25,879

-

30,334)


18,391

(16,626

-

20,227)


11,123

(9,766

-

12,609)

SEX















Male

25,532

(23,898

-

27,082)


18,647

(17,082

-

20,225)


11,626

(10,390

-

12,943)

Female

22,520

(20,452

-

24,557)


11,229

(10,061

-

12,478)


5,309

(4,456

-

6,299)
















TOTAL

48,052

(45,103

-

50,922)


29,876

(27,585

-

32,242)


16,935

(15,163

-

18,855)

Table 22H.Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Sex for West Region in 1997

AGE/

/SEX

At Least Once


12 or More Days


51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.


Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE















12-17

33.7

(30.1

-

37.5)


13.0

(11.1

-

15.2)


5.7

(4.4

-

7.3)

18-25

*

*


41.2

(32.0

-

51.1)


20.7

(16.0

-

26.3)

26-34

70.4

(62.3

-

77.3)


45.9

(38.7

-

53.2)


22.5

(18.2

-

27.5)

_35

67.3

(60.2

-

73.7)


41.9

(35.8

-

48.3)


27.9

(21.8

-

35.0)

SEX















Male

68.7

(60.4

-

75.9)


48.3

(41.3

-

55.3)


31.1

(24.8

-

38.2)

Female

59.7

(53.6

-

65.5)


30.4

(25.8

-

35.5)


16.3

(13.3

-

19.8)
















TOTAL

64.2

(57.3

-

70.5)


39.3

(33.9

-

45.0)


23.7

(19.2

-

28.8)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE















12-17

1,711

(1,528

-

1,904)


662

(564

-

773)


287

(222

-

370)

18-25

*

*


2,402

(1,867

-

2,975)


1,204

(933

-

1,531)

26-34

5,457

(4,831

-

5,997)


3,557

(3,003

-

4,124)


1,748

(1,414

-

2,135)

_35

18,590

(16,618

-

20,363)


11,577

(9,879

-

13,347)


7,716

(6,027

-

9,666)

SEX















Male

15,845

(13,939

-

17,512)


11,135

(9,524

-

12,762)


7,176

(5,720

-

8,815)

Female

13,852

(12,447

-

15,192)


7,062

(5,986

-

8,239)


3,779

(3,077

-

4,606)
















TOTAL

29,697

(26,534

-

32,615)


18,197

(15,683

-

20,840)


10,956

(8,882

-

13,341)

* Low precision; no estimate reported

NOTE:"At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 13.

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

1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse

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