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2004 National Survey on Drug Use & Health:  Detailed Tables

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Table  2.58A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 7,997b 7,558 4,887b 4,691 3,126 3,021
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 6,757b 6,355 4,181b 3,990 2,751 2,651
     White 5,399b 5,075 3,485a 3,338 2,361 2,266
     Black or African American 921  884 449  433 248 243
     American Indian or Alaska Native 95  79 64  52 47 35
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 9 7 6
     Chinese 26  29 15  15 6 8
     Filipino 47  * 16  13 8 8
     Japanese * * * *
     Asian Indian 32  25 22  13 10 8
     Korean 18  * * 2 *
     Vietnamese 25  * 6 2 *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,239  1,202 706  701 375 370
     Mexican 880  848 506  500 261 258
     Puerto Rican 147  128 86  76 55 48
     Central or South American 131  120 72  59 33 26
     Cuban 46  37 26  23 17 12

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Table  2.58B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 32.1b 30.1 19.6b 18.7 12.6a 12.0
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 32.4b 30.3 20.0b 19.0 13.2a 12.6
     White 34.7b 32.7 22.4b 21.5 15.2a 14.6
     Black or African American 25.0a 23.4 12.2  11.5 6.8  6.4
     American Indian or Alaska Native 52.3  46.0 35.2  30.7 25.5  20.6
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 12.5 8.9  8.1
     Chinese 12.1  14.1 7.2  7.4 2.9  3.8
     Filipino 28.6  * 9.9  7.9 4.6  5.0
     Japanese * * *
     Asian Indian 15.3  10.8 10.7  5.5 5.1  3.4
     Korean 19.0  * * 2.0  *
     Vietnamese 21.8  * 5.2  6.1 1.5  *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 31.0a 29.0 17.7  16.9 9.4  8.9
     Mexican 30.9  29.3 17.8  17.3 9.2  8.9
     Puerto Rican 31.1a 26.7 18.1  15.8 11.6  10.0
     Central or South American 30.1  27.2 16.5  13.3 7.5  5.8
     Cuban 38.3b 26.7 21.9  16.9 14.4  8.3

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Table  2.59A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 22,183 22,193 15,163 15,201 12,707 12,748
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 18,577 18,549 12,908 12,874 10,911 10,881
     White 14,883 14,872 10,604 10,542 8,995 8,950
     Black or African American 2,358 2,400 1,394 1,462 1,175 1,238
     American Indian or Alaska Native 163 146 125 108 104 96
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 110 90 79 65 69 54
     Chinese 124 162 73 102 57 72
     Filipino 162 160 98 103 81 83
     Japanese * * * * * *
     Asian Indian 144 150 93 96 57 61
     Korean 137 111 101 80 90 70
     Vietnamese 73 72 42 41 28 32
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 3,606 3,644 2,255 2,327 1,796 1,866
     Mexican 2,559 2,590 1,564 1,628 1,242 1,287
     Puerto Rican 383 353 260 252 224 214
     Central or South American 449 442 284 268 218 211
     Cuban 91 89 68 68 56 59

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Table  2.59B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 70.7b 69.4 48.3a 47.6 40.5  39.9
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 72.0b 70.6 50.0b 49.0 42.3a 41.4
     White 76.4b 75.1 54.4b 53.3 46.2a 45.2
     Black or African American 56.5  55.6 33.4  33.9 28.1  28.7
     American Indian or Alaska Native 81.7  82.1 62.6  60.9 52.4  54.0
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 66.8  64.9 48.2  46.6 41.8  38.7
     Chinese 43.0  46.2 25.2  29.2 19.6  20.6
     Filipino 58.7  61.3 35.6  39.6 29.5  31.7
     Japanese * * *
     Asian Indian 49.8  47.0 32.0  30.2 19.7  19.2
     Korean 74.3  65.4 54.5  47.1 48.6  41.1
     Vietnamese 46.8  43.6 26.8  24.7 18.0  19.7
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 64.7  64.0 40.5  40.9 32.2  32.8
     Mexican 64.7  64.5 39.5  40.5 31.4  32.0
     Puerto Rican 69.8  68.3 47.5  48.8 41.0  41.4
     Central or South American 61.9  59.4 39.1  35.9 30.1  28.4
     Cuban 63.9  64.2 47.4  49.0 39.2  42.7

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Table  2.60A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 132,717 132,791 50,532  49,989 44,952  44,396
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 120,780 120,953 45,391  44,903 40,582  40,133
     White 102,420 102,562 36,941  36,918 33,010  33,004
     Black or African American 12,642 12,694 6,056  5,903 5,512  5,357
     American Indian or Alaska Native 784 728 403  338 350  297
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
     Chinese 662 680 138  116 101  84
     Filipino 738 800 306b 179 245a 154
     Japanese 474 511 111  93 97  74
     Asian Indian 599 646 272  211 226  172
     Korean * * * *
     Vietnamese * * * *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 11,937 11,838 5,141  5,086 4,370  4,264
     Mexican 7,524 7,356 3,254  3,168 2,781  2,643
     Puerto Rican 1,467 1,383 715  688 630  595
     Central or South American 1,698 1,736 724  687 565  538
     Cuban 615 643 273  274 236  239

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Table  2.60B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 73.7a 72.9 28.0  27.5 25.0  24.4
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 75.4  74.9 28.3  27.8 25.3  24.9
     White 78.3  78.1 28.2  28.1 25.2  25.1
     Black or African American 65.6  64.6 31.4  30.1 28.6  27.3
     American Indian or Alaska Native 79.5  78.4 40.8  36.4 35.5  32.0
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * *
     Chinese 41.2  39.1 8.6  6.7 6.3  4.8
     Filipino 44.5  45.1 18.4b 10.1 14.8a 8.7
     Japanese 65.7  67.1 15.5  12.2 13.4  9.8
     Asian Indian 39.7  37.9 18.0  12.4 15.0  10.1
     Korean * * *
     Vietnamese * * *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 60.0b 57.4 25.8  24.7 21.9  20.7
     Mexican 59.3a 56.4 25.6  24.3 21.9  20.3
     Puerto Rican 68.1  66.2 33.2  32.9 29.3  28.5
     Central or South American 58.8  54.1 25.1  21.4 19.6  16.8
     Cuban 61.3  60.9 27.2  26.0 23.5  22.6

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Table  2.61A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 154,900 154,983 65,695  65,190 57,659  57,144
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 139,356 139,501 58,300  57,777 51,493  51,014
     White 117,302 117,435 47,544  47,461 42,005  41,953
     Black or African American 15,000 15,095 7,449  7,364 6,687  6,595
     American Indian or Alaska Native 946 874 527  446 454  393
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 398 300 230  199 185  162
     Chinese 786 842 211  218 158  156
     Filipino 899 960 404a 282 326  236
     Japanese 517 548 143  121 124  101
     Asian Indian 742 796 364  307 283  233
     Korean * 345 232a 159 214a 138
     Vietnamese 305 273 169  145 141  *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 15,543 15,482 7,395  7,413 6,166  6,130
     Mexican 10,084 9,946 4,818  4,796 4,023  3,929
     Puerto Rican 1,850 1,736 975  940 855  809
     Central or South American 2,147 2,178 1,008  954 784  749
     Cuban 706 732 341  342 292  298

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Table  2.61B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 73.2b 72.4 31.1a 30.5 27.3a 26.7
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 74.9a 74.3 31.3  30.8 27.7  27.2
     White 78.1  77.7 31.6  31.4 28.0  27.8
     Black or African American 64.0  63.0 31.8  30.7 28.5  27.5
     American Indian or Alaska Native 79.9  79.0 44.5  40.3 38.4  35.5
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 69.5  60.8 40.2  40.4 32.3  32.8
     Chinese 41.5  40.3 11.1  10.4 8.3  7.5
     Filipino 46.5  47.2 20.9b 13.9 16.9a 11.6
     Japanese 65.0  66.5 17.9  14.6 15.5  12.3
     Asian Indian 41.3  39.3 20.3  15.2 15.8  11.5
     Korean 52.7 33.3a 24.2 30.7a 21.1
     Vietnamese 43.1  44.2 23.9  23.6 19.9  *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 61.0b 58.9 29.0  28.2 24.2  23.3
     Mexican 60.6a 58.3 28.9  28.1 24.2  23.0
     Puerto Rican 68.5  66.6 36.1  36.1 31.7  31.0
     Central or South American 59.4  55.1 27.9  24.1 21.7  19.0
     Cuban 61.6  61.3 29.7  28.6 25.5  24.9

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Table  2.62A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 196,493 197,876 155,008 155,613 119,392 119,949
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 174,326 175,385 137,620 138,202 106,976 107,517
     White 143,888 144,531 115,023 115,595 90,729 91,348
     Black or African American 20,585 20,750 14,737 14,676 10,549 10,390
     American Indian or Alaska Native 1,092 1,025 844 719 594 499
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 485 382 344 311 281 235
     Chinese 1,493 1,599 1,196 1,278 836 836
     Filipino 1,461 1,587 1,066 1,105 734 837
     Japanese 695 729 512 577 427 505
     Asian Indian 1,094 1,209 960 1,023 729 792
     Korean 569 515 503 438 370 318
     Vietnamese 460 441 429 389 247 207
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 22,166 22,492 17,389 17,411 12,416 12,432
     Mexican 14,440 14,595 11,333 11,192 8,060 7,908
     Puerto Rican 2,428 2,253 1,931 1,860 1,303 1,263
     Central or South American 3,041 3,247 2,323 2,442 1,678 1,725
     Cuban 1,039 1,051 773 821 637 694

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Table  2.62B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 83.1  82.8 65.6  65.1 50.5 50.2
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 84.2  84.1 66.5  66.2 51.7 51.5
     White 86.8  86.7 69.4  69.4 54.7 54.8
     Black or African American 75.9  74.8 54.3  52.9 38.9 37.5
     American Indian or Alaska Native 79.9  80.2 61.7  56.3 43.4 39.1
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 74.4  67.9 52.8  55.3 43.1 41.7
     Chinese 70.7  69.6 56.6  55.7 39.6 36.4
     Filipino 69.6  72.2 50.8  50.3 35.0 38.1
     Japanese 82.4  84.6 60.7  66.9 50.6 58.6
     Asian Indian 54.6  53.6 47.9  45.3 36.4 35.1
     Korean 71.9  69.8 63.6  59.4 46.7 43.2
     Vietnamese 56.1  61.3 52.3  54.1 30.1 28.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 75.2a 73.9 59.0a 57.2 42.1 40.8
     Mexican 74.1  73.2 58.2a 56.1 41.4 39.6
     Puerto Rican 76.5  73.0 60.8  60.2 41.0 40.9
     Central or South American 75.1  73.9 57.4  55.6 41.5 39.3
     Cuban 82.0  78.8 61.0  61.6 50.3 52.0

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Table  2.63A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 10,730 10,654 8,564 8,550 4,395 4,431
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 8,932 8,829 7,182 7,130 3,738 3,720
     White 7,046 6,950 5,837 5,782 3,159 3,142
     Black or African American 1,326 1,318 905 907 387 375
     American Indian or Alaska Native 88 75 71 61 36 30
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 34 29 31 23 12 *
     Chinese 44 57 35 43 12 21
     Filipino 61 43 39 32 20 17
     Japanese * * * * 4 *
     Asian Indian 41 48 36 43 16 19
     Korean * * * * 10 9
     Vietnamese 37 * * * 7 *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,798 1,825 1,382 1,420 657 711
     Mexican 1,287 1,290 980 992 469 502
     Puerto Rican 212 198 162 147 68 60
     Central or South American 187 183 149 148 74 78
     Cuban 57 55 47 47 25 23

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Table  2.63B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 43.1a 42.4 34.4 34.1 17.7 17.6
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 42.8a 42.1 34.4 34.0 17.9 17.8
     White 45.3  44.7 37.5 37.2 20.3 20.2
     Black or African American 36.0  34.9 24.6 24.0 10.5 9.9
     American Indian or Alaska Native 48.1  43.8 38.8 35.5 19.5 17.4
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43.1  41.0 39.8 33.1 15.6 *
     Chinese 20.5  27.5 16.5 20.6 5.7 10.0
     Filipino 36.9a 26.6 23.6 19.7 12.3 10.2
     Japanese * * * 7.9 *
     Asian Indian 19.9  20.7 17.6 18.5 7.6 8.2
     Korean * * * 10.3 11.4
     Vietnamese 33.0  * * * 6.4 *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 45.0  44.0 34.6 34.2 16.4 17.1
     Mexican 45.2  44.6 34.4 34.2 16.5 17.3
     Puerto Rican 44.7  41.2 34.1 30.6 14.3 12.4
     Central or South American 43.1  41.3 34.2 33.5 17.1 17.6
     Cuban 47.9  40.0 39.4 34.0 21.2 16.8

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Table  2.64A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 27,255  27,687 24,465  24,952 19,113  19,470
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 22,681  23,046 20,593  21,055 16,270  16,616
     White 17,604  17,920 16,212  16,558 13,129  13,433
     Black or African American 3,334  3,384 2,859  2,952 1,994  2,067
     American Indian or Alaska Native 175  155 147  134 112  96
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 134  113 113  97 91a 71
     Chinese 232b 299 201a 260 147  182
     Filipino 233  226 186  180 134  122
     Japanese * * *
     Asian Indian 170  187 153  169 111  115
     Korean 154  146 147  136 118  99
     Vietnamese 125  119 107  110 68
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 4,574  4,641 3,872  3,898 2,843  2,854
     Mexican 3,222  3,258 2,685  2,702 1,936  1,932
     Puerto Rican 478  435 427  393 324  298
     Central or South American 563  594 480  491 367  371
     Cuban 127  120 118  113  96 92

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Table  2.64B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 86.9  86.6 78.0 78.1 60.9 60.9
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 87.9  87.7 79.8 80.1 63.1 63.2
     White 90.4  90.5 83.2 83.6 67.4 67.9
     Black or African American 79.9a 78.4 68.5 68.4 47.8 47.9
     American Indian or Alaska Native 87.9  87.4 73.9 75.7 56.5 54.0
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 81.4  81.2 69.0 69.6 55.2 50.7
     Chinese 80.1  85.3 69.4 74.1 50.7 52.0
     Filipino 84.6  86.7 67.6 68.9 48.7 46.9
     Japanese * * * * *
     Asian Indian 58.8  58.7 52.9 52.9 38.5 36.1
     Korean 83.3  86.4 79.1 80.1 63.7 58.7
     Vietnamese 80.6  72.0 68.6 66.9 * 41.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 82.1  81.6 69.5 68.5 51.0 50.2
     Mexican 81.5  81.1 67.9 67.2 49.0 48.1
     Puerto Rican 87.2  84.1 77.9 76.0 59.2 57.5
     Central or South American 77.7  79.9 66.2 65.9 50.6 49.8
     Cuban 89.0  86.6 83.0 81.7 67.2 66.8

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Table  2.65A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 158,507 159,535 121,979 122,111 95,885 96,048
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 142,714 143,509 109,844 110,018 86,968 87,181
     White 119,239 119,660 92,973 93,254 74,441 74,773
     Black or African American 15,926 16,047 10,973 10,817 8,168 7,948
     American Indian or Alaska Native 829 795 626 524 446 373
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
     Chinese 1,217 1,243 960 976 677 634
     Filipino 1,168 1,317 841 894 580 698
     Japanese * 664 * 517 * *
     Asian Indian 883 974 771 811 603 658
     Korean * * * * * *
     Vietnamese * * * * * *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 15,794 16,026 12,135 12,093 8,917 8,867
     Mexican 9,931 10,047 7,668 7,499 5,655 5,474
     Puerto Rican 1,739 1,620 1,343 1,319 911 906
     Central or South American 2,290 2,469 1,693 1,804 1,236 1,276
     Cuban 854 876 607 661 516 578

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Table  2.65B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 88.0 87.6 67.7  67.1 53.2 52.8
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 89.1 88.9 68.5  68.2 54.3 54.0
     White 91.2 91.1 71.1  71.0 56.9 56.9
     Black or African American 82.6 81.7 56.9  55.1 42.4 40.5
     American Indian or Alaska Native 84.1 85.6 63.5  56.4 45.2 40.2
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * *
     Chinese 75.8 71.5 59.7  56.1 42.1 36.4
     Filipino 70.4 74.3 50.7  50.4 34.9 39.4
     Japanese * 87.2 68.0 * *
     Asian Indian 58.6 57.1 51.2  47.5 40.0 38.6
     Korean * * * * *
     Vietnamese * * * * *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 79.3 77.7 61.0a 58.7 44.8 43.0
     Mexican 78.3 77.1 60.4a 57.5 44.6 42.0
     Puerto Rican 80.8 77.5 62.4  63.1 42.3 43.3
     Central or South American 79.3 77.0 58.7  56.2 42.8 39.8
     Cuban 85.1 82.9 60.5  62.6 51.4 54.7

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Table  2.66A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 185,763 187,222 146,445 147,064 114,997 115,519
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 165,395 166,555 130,438 131,072 103,238 103,797
     White 136,842 137,581 109,186 109,813 87,570 88,206
     Black or African American 19,259 19,432 13,832 13,769 10,162 10,015
     American Indian or Alaska Native 1,004 950 773 658 558 469
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 451 * 313 288 269 225
     Chinese 1,449 1,542 1,161 1,236 824 816
     Filipino 1,400 1,544 1,027 1,073 714 820
     Japanese * 717 500 567 423 502
     Asian Indian 1,052 1,161 924 980 714 773
     Korean * * * * 360 309
     Vietnamese * * * 359 240 200
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 20,368 20,667 16,007 15,991 11,759 11,722
     Mexican 13,153 13,305 10,353 10,201 7,591 7,406
     Puerto Rican 2,216 2,055 1,770 1,713 1,235 1,203
     Central or South American 2,854 3,064 2,174 2,294 1,603 1,647
     Cuban 981 995 726 774 612 671

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Table  2.66B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 87.8 87.5 69.2  68.7 54.4  54.0
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 88.9 88.7 70.1  69.8 55.5  55.3
     White 91.1 91.0 72.7  72.7 58.3  58.4
     Black or African American 82.1 81.1 59.0  57.5 43.3  41.8
     American Indian or Alaska Native 84.8 85.9 65.2  59.5 47.1  42.4
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 78.7 * 54.6  58.5 46.9  45.7
     Chinese 76.4 73.8 61.2  59.1 43.4  39.0
     Filipino 72.4 75.9 53.1  52.8 36.9  40.3
     Japanese * 87.0 62.8  68.8 53.1  60.9
     Asian Indian 58.6 57.3 51.4  48.4 39.8  38.2
     Korean * * * 51.5  47.2
     Vietnamese * * 58.2 33.9  32.5
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 79.9 78.6 62.8a 60.8 46.1  44.6
     Mexican 79.0 78.0 62.2a 59.8 45.6a 43.4
     Puerto Rican 82.1 78.8 65.5  65.7 45.7  46.2
     Central or South American 79.0 77.5 60.2  58.0 44.4  41.7
     Cuban 85.6 83.3 63.3  64.8 53.4  56.1

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Table  2.67A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 119,392 119,949 53,779 54,248 16,002  16,417
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 106,976 107,517 46,554 46,904 14,355  14,812
     White 90,729 91,348 38,943 39,480 12,557  13,006
     Black or African American 10,549 10,390 5,416 5,168 1,208  1,241
     American Indian or Alaska Native 594 499 392 353 127  113
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 281 235 176 167 59a 41
     Chinese 836 836 146 212 18  53
     Filipino 734 837 253 264 50  63
     Japanese 427 505 106 113 19  16
     Asian Indian 729 792 219 233 47  42
     Korean 370 318 156 138 53  33
     Vietnamese 247 207 72 60 23  17
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 12,416 12,432 7,224 7,344 1,647  1,604
     Mexican 8,060 7,908 4,983 4,904 1,134  1,104
     Puerto Rican 1,303 1,263 765 813 215  210
     Central or South American 1,678 1,725 875 907 127  122
     Cuban 637 694 280 293 77  59

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Table  2.67B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 50.5 50.2 22.7  22.7 6.8 6.9
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 51.7 51.5 22.5  22.5 6.9 7.1
     White 54.7 54.8 23.5  23.7 7.6 7.8
     Black or African American 38.9 37.5 20.0a 18.6 4.5 4.5
     American Indian or Alaska Native 43.4 39.1 28.7  27.7 9.3 8.9
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43.1 41.7 26.9  29.7 9.1 7.3
     Chinese 39.6 36.4 6.9  9.2 0.9 2.3
     Filipino 35.0 38.1 12.1  12.0 2.4 2.9
     Japanese 50.6 58.6 12.6  13.1 2.3 1.8
     Asian Indian 36.4 35.1 10.9  10.3 2.3 1.9
     Korean 46.7 43.2 19.7  18.8 6.7 4.5
     Vietnamese 30.1 28.8 8.8  8.3 2.9 2.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 42.1 40.8 24.5  24.1 5.6 5.3
     Mexican 41.4 39.6 25.6  24.6 5.8 5.5
     Puerto Rican 41.0 40.9 24.1  26.3 6.8 6.8
     Central or South American 41.5 39.3 21.6  20.6 3.1 2.8
     Cuban 50.3 52.0 22.1  22.0 6.1 4.4

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Table  2.68A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 4,395 4,431 2,650  2,726 641 662
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 3,738 3,720 2,253  2,275 564 570
     White 3,159 3,142 1,972  1,978 522 525
     Black or African American 387 375 175  179 21 21
     American Indian or Alaska Native 36 30 28  23 4 5
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12 * * * *
     Chinese 12 21 10 * *
     Filipino 20 17 9 * *
     Japanese 4 * * 0 *
     Asian Indian 16 19 11 * *
     Korean 10 9 3 * *
     Vietnamese 7 * * * *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 657 711 397a 451 77 92
     Mexican 469 502 286  319 65 70
     Puerto Rican 68 60 38  30 4 7
     Central or South American 74 78 46  57 5 5
     Cuban 25 23 10 2 1

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Table  2.68B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 17.7 17.6 10.7 10.9 2.6 2.6
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 17.9 17.8 10.8 10.9 2.7 2.7
     White 20.3 20.2 12.7 12.7 3.4 3.4
     Black or African American 10.5 9.9 4.8 4.7 0.6 0.6
     American Indian or Alaska Native 19.5 17.4 15.4 13.7 2.3 2.9
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 15.6 * 8.7 * * *
     Chinese 5.7 10.0 1.9 4.7 * *
     Filipino 12.3 10.2 4.7 5.5 * *
     Japanese 7.9 * 2.1 * 1.0 *
     Asian Indian 7.6 8.2 3.3 4.6 * *
     Korean 10.3 11.4 4.8 3.7 * *
     Vietnamese 6.4 * * * * *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 16.4 17.1 9.9 10.9 1.9 2.2
     Mexican 16.5 17.3 10.1 11.0 2.3 2.4
     Puerto Rican 14.3 12.4 8.1 6.2 0.8 1.4
     Central or South American 17.1 17.6 10.6 12.8 1.1 1.1
     Cuban 21.2 16.8 * 7.4 1.8 0.6

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Table  2.69A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 19,113  19,470 12,943  13,229 4,707 4,818
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 16,270  16,616 10,956  11,197 4,152 4,255
     White 13,129  13,433 9,215  9,459 3,697 3,801
     Black or African American 1,994  2,067 1,052  1,078 235 243
     American Indian or Alaska Native 112  96 86  74 23 23
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 91a 71 73a 53 23 18
     Chinese 147  182 59  81 9 18
     Filipino 134  122 73  66 20 19
     Japanese * * 9 8
     Asian Indian 111  115 58  60 19 18
     Korean 118  99 60  49 * 17
     Vietnamese 68 33  33 9 10
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 2,843  2,854 1,987  2,032 554 563
     Mexican 1,936  1,932 1,401  1,418 390 387
     Puerto Rican 324  298 212  210 66 67
     Central or South American 367  371 227  247 51 54
     Cuban 96  92 68  58 15 17

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Table  2.69B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 60.9 60.9 41.3 41.4 15.0 15.1
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 63.1 63.2 42.5 42.6 16.1 16.2
     White 67.4 67.9 47.3 47.8 19.0 19.2
     Black or African American 47.8 47.9 25.2 25.0 5.6 5.6
     American Indian or Alaska Native 56.5 54.0 43.0 41.9 11.7 13.0
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 55.2 50.7 44.1 38.2 14.2 12.9
     Chinese 50.7 52.0 20.4 23.0 3.2 5.1
     Filipino 48.7 46.9 26.7 25.2 7.2 7.4
     Japanese * * * * 12.4 12.9
     Asian Indian 38.5 36.1 20.2 18.9 6.5 5.5
     Korean 63.7 58.7 32.2 28.9 * 10.1
     Vietnamese * 41.3 21.1 20.0 6.1 6.1
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 51.0 50.2 35.6 35.7 9.9 9.9
     Mexican 49.0 48.1 35.4 35.3 9.9 9.6
     Puerto Rican 59.2 57.5 38.7 40.5 12.1 12.9
     Central or South American 50.6 49.8 31.3 33.2 7.1 7.3
     Cuban 67.2 66.8 47.8 42.3 10.2 12.5

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Table  2.70A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 95,885 96,048 38,186 38,292 10,655  10,937
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 86,968 87,181 33,345 33,431 9,639  9,987
     White 74,441 74,773 27,756 28,043 8,338  8,681
     Black or African American 8,168 7,948 4,189 3,911 953  977
     American Indian or Alaska Native 446 373 278 255 99  85
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 96 * 33a 21
     Chinese 677 634 83 122 33
     Filipino 580 698 172 189 28  41
     Japanese * * 76 83 7
     Asian Indian 603 658 153 162 27  23
     Korean * * * * *
     Vietnamese * * * * *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 8,917 8,867 4,840 4,861 1,016  950
     Mexican 5,655 5,474 3,295 3,166 680  646
     Puerto Rican 911 906 515 574 145  136
     Central or South American 1,236 1,276 602 603 70  63
     Cuban 516 578 196 225 41

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Table  2.70B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 53.2 52.8 21.2  21.0 5.9 6.0
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 54.3 54.0 20.8  20.7 6.0 6.2
     White 56.9 56.9 21.2  21.4 6.4 6.6
     Black or African American 42.4 40.5 21.7a 19.9 4.9 5.0
     American Indian or Alaska Native 45.2 40.2 28.2  27.5 10.1 9.1
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 23.5  * 8.0 5.8
     Chinese 42.1 36.4 5.1  7.0 * 1.9
     Filipino 34.9 39.4 10.4  10.7 1.7 2.3
     Japanese * * 10.5  10.9 1.3 1.0
     Asian Indian 40.0 38.6 10.2  9.5 1.8 1.4
     Korean * * * * *
     Vietnamese * * * * *
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 44.8 43.0 24.3  23.6 5.1 4.6
     Mexican 44.6 42.0 26.0  24.3 5.4 5.0
     Puerto Rican 42.3 43.3 23.9  27.5 6.7 6.5
     Central or South American 42.8 39.8 20.9  18.8 2.4 2.0
     Cuban 51.4 54.7 19.5  21.3 * 3.9

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Table  2.71A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 114,997 115,519 51,129 51,522 15,361  15,755
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 103,238 103,797 44,302 44,628 13,791  14,242
     White 87,570 88,206 36,971 37,502 12,035  12,482
     Black or African American 10,162 10,015 5,241 4,989 1,187  1,220
     American Indian or Alaska Native 558 469 364 330 123  108
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 269 225 169 160 56a 38
     Chinese 824 816 142 202 18  51
     Filipino 714 820 245 255 47  61
     Japanese 423 502 105 112 19  15
     Asian Indian 714 773 212 223 46  41
     Korean 360 309 152 135 52  32
     Vietnamese 240 200 70 60 23  17
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 11,759 11,722 6,827 6,893 1,570  1,513
     Mexican 7,591 7,406 4,697 4,585 1,070  1,033
     Puerto Rican 1,235 1,203 727 784 212  203
     Central or South American 1,603 1,647 829 850 122  117
     Cuban 612 671 264 283 58

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Table  2.71B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 54.4 54.0 24.2 24.1 7.3 7.4
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 55.5 55.3 23.8 23.8 7.4 7.6
     White 58.3 58.4 24.6 24.8 8.0 8.3
     Black or African American 43.3 41.8 22.3a 20.8 5.1 5.1
     American Indian or Alaska Native 47.1 42.4 30.7 29.8 10.4 9.8
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 46.9 45.7 29.4 32.5 9.8 7.8
     Chinese 43.4 39.0 7.5 9.7 0.9 2.4
     Filipino 36.9 40.3 12.7 12.5 2.5 3.0
     Japanese 53.1 60.9 13.2 13.6 2.3 1.9
     Asian Indian 39.8 38.2 11.8 11.0 2.5 2.0
     Korean 51.5 47.2 21.7 20.7 7.4 5.0
     Vietnamese 33.9 32.5 9.9 9.7 3.3 2.7
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 46.1 44.6 26.8 26.2 6.2 5.8
     Mexican 45.6a 43.4 28.2 26.9 6.4 6.1
     Puerto Rican 45.7 46.2 26.9 30.1 7.8 7.8
     Central or South American 44.4 41.7 23.0 21.5 3.4 3.0
     Cuban 53.4 56.1 23.0 23.7 * 4.9

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Table  2.72A Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 172,843 171,827 83,415 83,066 70,757  70,257
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 32,290 31,951 15,406 15,180 13,019  12,642
          New England 8,801 8,826 3,974 3,793 3,164  3,206
          Middle Atlantic 23,488 23,125 11,432 11,387 9,856  9,437
     Midwest 40,826 40,761 20,799 20,423 17,514  17,549
          East North Central 28,536 28,399 14,406 14,271 12,121  12,273
          West North Central 12,291 12,362 6,393 6,152 5,393  5,275
     South 61,829 61,896 30,989 31,501 26,946  27,359
          South Atlantic 32,948 32,981 15,442 16,439 13,301  14,219
          East South Central 10,578 10,384 5,783 5,471 5,046  4,873
          West South Central 18,303 18,531 9,764 9,591 8,599  8,267
     West 37,897 37,218 16,221 15,962 13,277  12,707
          Mountain 11,287 11,547 5,609 5,308 4,759  4,366
          Pacific 26,610 25,672 10,611 10,654 8,518  8,341
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 88,928 88,589 41,457 41,730 34,681  34,379
     Small Metro 53,120 52,580 26,369 25,815 22,441  22,211
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 35,023 33,853 17,146 16,377 14,486  13,895
          < 250K Pop. 18,097 18,726 9,223 9,438 7,955  8,316
     Nonmetro 30,795 30,658 15,589 15,521 13,635  13,666
          Urbanized 13,720 12,518 6,990 6,544 6,161  5,652
          Less Urbanized 13,916 15,418 6,997 7,812 6,039a 6,980
          Completely Rural 3,159 2,723 1,602 1,165 1,435  1,033

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Table  2.72B Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 72.7b 71.4 35.1  34.5 29.8  29.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 71.3  70.2 34.0  33.4 28.7  27.8
          New England 74.0  73.9 33.4  31.7 26.6  26.8
          Middle Atlantic 70.3  68.9 34.2  33.9 29.5  28.1
     Midwest 75.9  75.2 38.7  37.7 32.6  32.4
          East North Central 75.8  74.9 38.2  37.6 32.2  32.4
          West North Central 76.3  76.0 39.7  37.8 33.5  32.4
     South 72.9  71.9 36.6  36.6 31.8  31.8
          South Atlantic 74.2  73.0 34.8  36.4 29.9  31.5
          East South Central 74.4  72.1 40.7  38.0 35.5  33.9
          West South Central 70.1  69.8 37.4  36.1 32.9  31.1
     West 70.4a 68.1 30.1  29.2 24.7  23.2
          Mountain 72.3  72.2 35.9a 33.2 30.5b 27.3
          Pacific 69.6a 66.4 27.8  27.5 22.3  21.6
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 70.5a 69.0 32.9  32.5 27.5  26.8
     Small Metro 74.4  73.4 36.9  36.0 31.4  31.0
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 74.6b 71.8 36.5  34.7 30.9  29.5
          < 250K Pop. 74.0  76.5 37.7  38.6 32.5  34.0
     Nonmetro 76.6  75.6 38.8  38.3 33.9  33.7
          Urbanized 76.8  75.0 39.1  39.2 34.5  33.9
          Less Urbanized 76.4  76.0 38.4  38.5 33.1  34.4
          Completely Rural 77.1  76.3 39.1  32.7 35.0a 29.0

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Table  2.73A Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 8,631  8,249 5,634 5,562 3,610 3,635
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 1,502  1,419 997 1,052 635 660
          New England 384  380 265 294 172 183
          Middle Atlantic 1,118  1,039 732 758 463 477
     Midwest 2,016  1,959 1,373 1,311 923 882
          East North Central 1,377  1,345 939 901 613 592
          West North Central 639  614 434 410 310 290
     South 3,271  3,046 2,112 2,009 1,366 1,314
          South Atlantic 1,594  1,513 1,007 974 645 645
          East South Central 590  557 386 399 267 284
          West South Central 1,087  976 719 636 455 385
     West 1,841  1,825 1,152 1,190 686 779
          Mountain 621  567 400 372 252 247
          Pacific 1,220  1,258 752 818 433 532
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 4,051  3,869 2,590 2,560 1,588 1,600
     Small Metro 2,752  2,668 1,815 1,849 1,187 1,220
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 1,804  1,735 1,168 1,214 746 783
          < 250K Pop. 948  932 647 635 441 437
     Nonmetro 1,827  1,712 1,229 1,153 835 815
          Urbanized 749a 628 503 429 345 305
          Less Urbanized 908  938 608 637 401 450
          Completely Rural 170  145 118 86 89 60

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Table  2.73B Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 34.5b 32.7 22.5 22.1 14.4 14.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 33.5  31.3 22.2 23.2 14.1 14.6
          New England 32.8  32.4 22.6 25.1 14.7 15.6
          Middle Atlantic 33.7  30.9 22.1 22.5 13.9 14.2
     Midwest 35.4  34.5 24.1 23.1 16.2 15.5
          East North Central 34.5  33.6 23.5 22.5 15.4 14.8
          West North Central 37.6  36.7 25.5 24.5 18.2 17.3
     South 36.6b 33.8 23.7 22.3 15.3 14.6
          South Atlantic 35.4  33.0 22.4 21.3 14.3 14.1
          East South Central 40.6  38.5 26.6 27.5 18.4 19.6
          West South Central 36.6a 32.8 24.2 21.4 15.3 12.9
     West 31.3  30.4 19.6 19.8 11.7 13.0
          Mountain 35.9  32.5 23.2 21.3 14.6 14.2
          Pacific 29.4  29.6 18.1 19.2 10.4 12.5
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 30.4  29.0 19.5 19.2 11.9 12.0
     Small Metro 37.2a 34.9 24.5 24.2 16.0 16.0
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 36.2  34.0 23.5 23.8 15.0 15.3
          < 250K Pop. 39.2  36.7 26.7 25.0 18.2 17.2
     Nonmetro 42.6  40.5 28.7 27.3 19.5 19.3
          Urbanized 40.3  36.9 27.1 25.3 18.6 17.9
          Less Urbanized 45.7  43.7 30.6 29.7 20.2 21.0
          Completely Rural 38.4  38.5 26.7 22.9 20.1 16.0

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Table  2.74A Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 23,723 23,658 17,073 17,481 14,201 14,359
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 4,215 4,206 3,117 3,208 2,523 2,645
          New England 1,138 1,126 816 871 649 729
          Middle Atlantic 3,077 3,080 2,301 2,337 1,874 1,916
     Midwest 5,819 5,910 4,318 4,506 3,573 3,779
          East North Central 3,976 4,007 2,938 3,068 2,431 2,582
          West North Central 1,843 1,903 1,380 1,438 1,141 1,197
     South 8,367 8,337 6,083 6,137 5,212 5,132
          South Atlantic 4,054 4,164 2,942 3,065 2,479 2,550
          East South Central 1,448 1,439 1,071 1,109 949 946
          West South Central 2,865 2,734 2,069 1,963 1,784 1,635
     West 5,322 5,204 3,556 3,631 2,894 2,803
          Mountain 1,640 1,664 1,100 1,187 915 963
          Pacific 3,683 3,540 2,456 2,444 1,978 1,840
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 11,979 11,826 8,433 8,565 6,921 6,906
     Small Metro 7,792 7,931 5,684 5,907 4,755 4,856
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 5,045 5,024 3,670 3,722 3,057 3,015
          < 250K Pop. 2,747 2,907 2,014 2,186 1,697 1,841
     Nonmetro 3,951 3,901 2,956 3,009 2,526 2,597
          Urbanized 1,890 1,798 1,410 1,415 1,194 1,214
          Less Urbanized 1,755 1,827 1,318 1,376 1,124 1,193
          Completely Rural 305 276 227 217 208 190

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Table  2.74B Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 74.8a 73.5 53.8  54.3 44.8  44.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 74.8  74.0 55.3  56.4 44.8  46.5
          New England 77.4  75.7 55.5  58.5 44.1a 49.0
          Middle Atlantic 73.9  73.4 55.3  55.7 45.0  45.7
     Midwest 79.1  79.4 58.7  60.6 48.6  50.8
          East North Central 78.2  78.2 57.8  59.8 47.8  50.4
          West North Central 81.0  82.2 60.7  62.1 50.2  51.7
     South 73.9  72.3 53.7  53.2 46.0  44.5
          South Atlantic 72.6  73.0 52.7  53.7 44.4  44.7
          East South Central 74.8  73.8 55.4  56.8 49.0  48.5
          West South Central 75.3a 70.4 54.4a 50.6 46.9b 42.1
     West 71.8  69.1 48.0  48.2 39.0  37.2
          Mountain 73.3  72.7 49.2  51.9 40.9  42.1
          Pacific 71.2  67.5 47.5  46.6 38.2  35.1
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 72.1  71.0 50.8  51.4 41.7  41.5
     Small Metro 76.3  74.8 55.7  55.7 46.6  45.8
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 75.9a 72.9 55.2  54.0 46.0  43.8
          < 250K Pop. 77.3  78.2 56.7  58.8 47.7  49.5
     Nonmetro 80.3  79.0 60.1  60.9 51.4  52.6
          Urbanized 80.0  78.1 59.7  61.5 50.5  52.7
          Less Urbanized 80.1  79.0 60.1  59.5 51.3  51.6
          Completely Rural 84.0  85.0 62.6  67.0 57.2  58.7

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Table  2.75A Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 140,489 139,921 60,708 60,023 52,946  52,263
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 26,573 26,326 11,292 10,921 9,862  9,337
          New England 7,280 7,319 2,893 2,627 2,343  2,293
          Middle Atlantic 19,293 19,006 8,399 8,293 7,519  7,044
     Midwest 32,992 32,892 15,108 14,606 13,018  12,888
          East North Central 23,182 23,047 10,529 10,302 9,076  9,099
          West North Central 9,809 9,845 4,579 4,304 3,942  3,789
     South 50,191 50,514 22,795 23,355 20,368  20,913
          South Atlantic 27,300 27,305 11,493 12,400 10,177  11,023
          East South Central 8,540 8,387 4,326 3,963 3,831  3,643
          West South Central 14,351 14,821 6,976 6,992 6,360  6,247
     West 30,734 30,189 11,513 11,142 9,698  9,124
          Mountain 9,026 9,316 4,109 3,749 3,591  3,155
          Pacific 21,707 20,874 7,403 7,392 6,107  5,969
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 72,897 72,894 30,434 30,606 26,172  25,874
     Small Metro 42,575 41,981 18,870 18,058 16,500  16,135
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 28,173 27,094 12,308 11,441 10,683  10,097
          < 250K Pop. 14,402 14,887 6,562 6,617 5,817  6,038
     Nonmetro 25,017 25,046 11,404 11,359 10,274  10,254
          Urbanized 11,080 10,092 5,077 4,700 4,622  4,134
          Less Urbanized 11,252 12,653 5,070 5,799 4,514a 5,338
          Completely Rural 2,684 2,302 1,256 861 1,139  783

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Table  2.75B Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 77.6a 76.4 33.5  32.8 29.3  28.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 75.5  74.6 32.1  31.0 28.0  26.5
          New England 78.8  78.8 31.3a 28.3 25.3  24.7
          Middle Atlantic 74.4  73.1 32.4  31.9 29.0  27.1
     Midwest 81.0  80.1 37.1  35.5 32.0  31.4
          East North Central 81.1  80.0 36.8  35.8 31.7  31.6
          West North Central 80.9  80.1 37.8  35.0 32.5  30.8
     South 77.8  77.0 35.3  35.6 31.6  31.9
          South Atlantic 79.5  78.2 33.5  35.5 29.6  31.6
          East South Central 78.9  76.3 39.9  36.1 35.4  33.1
          West South Central 74.2  75.2 36.1  35.5 32.9  31.7
     West 75.8  73.4 28.4  27.1 23.9  22.2
          Mountain 77.5  77.9 35.3a 31.4 30.8b 26.4
          Pacific 75.1a 71.5 25.6  25.3 21.1  20.5
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 75.8  74.1 31.6  31.1 27.2  26.3
     Small Metro 79.2  78.6 35.1  33.8 30.7  30.2
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 79.8a 77.0 34.9  32.5 30.3  28.7
          < 250K Pop. 77.9a 81.7 35.5  36.3 31.5  33.2
     Nonmetro 80.7  79.8 36.8  36.2 33.2  32.7
          Urbanized 81.2  79.5 37.2  37.0 33.9  32.6
          Less Urbanized 80.1  79.9 36.1  36.6 32.1  33.7
          Completely Rural 81.5  80.3 38.1  30.0 34.6  27.3

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Table  2.76A Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 164,212 163,579 77,781 77,504 67,147  66,622
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 30,787 30,532 14,409 14,128 12,385  11,982
          New England 8,417 8,446 3,709 3,498 2,992  3,022
          Middle Atlantic 22,370 22,087 10,700 10,630 9,393  8,960
     Midwest 38,810 38,803 19,426 19,112 16,591  16,667
          East North Central 27,159 27,054 13,467 13,370 11,508  11,681
          West North Central 11,652 11,748 5,959 5,742 5,083  4,986
     South 58,558 58,850 28,878 29,492 25,580  26,045
          South Atlantic 31,354 31,469 14,435 15,465 12,656  13,574
          East South Central 9,988 9,827 5,397 5,072 4,780  4,589
          West South Central 17,216 17,555 9,045 8,954 8,144  7,882
     West 36,056 35,394 15,068 14,773  12,592 11,928
          Mountain 10,666 10,980 5,209 4,936 4,507  4,118
          Pacific 25,390 24,414 9,859 9,837 8,085  7,809
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 84,876 84,720 38,867 39,170 33,093  32,780
     Small Metro 50,368 49,912 24,554 23,966 21,254  20,991
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 33,219 32,118 15,978 15,162 13,740  13,112
          < 250K Pop. 17,149 17,794 8,576 8,803 7,514  7,879
     Nonmetro 28,968 28,947 14,359 14,368 12,800  12,851
          Urbanized 12,971 11,890 6,487 6,115 5,816  5,348
          Less Urbanized 13,008 14,480 6,388 7,175 5,638a 6,530
          Completely Rural 2,989 2,577 1,484 1,078 1,347  973

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Table  2.76B Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 77.2a 76.0 36.6 36.0 31.6  30.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 75.4  74.5 35.3 34.5 30.3  29.3
          New England 78.6  78.4 34.6 32.5 27.9  28.1
          Middle Atlantic 74.3  73.2 35.5 35.2 31.2  29.7
     Midwest 80.7  80.0 40.4 39.4 34.5  34.3
          East North Central 80.7  79.7 40.0 39.4 34.2  34.4
          West North Central 80.9  80.5 41.4 39.3 35.3  34.1
     South 77.2  76.3 38.1 38.2 33.7  33.8
          South Atlantic 78.5  77.5 36.2 38.1 31.7  33.4
          East South Central 78.3  75.9 42.3 39.2 37.4  35.5
          West South Central 74.4  74.4 39.1 38.0 35.2  33.4
     West 75.2a 72.7 31.4 30.4 26.3  24.5
          Mountain 76.8  77.1 37.5 34.7 32.5b 28.9
          Pacific 74.5a 70.9 28.9 28.6 23.7  22.7
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 75.3a 73.7 34.5 34.1 29.3  28.5
     Small Metro 78.7  78.0 38.4 37.5 33.2  32.8
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 79.2b 76.4 38.1 36.0 32.8  31.2
          < 250K Pop. 77.8a 81.1 38.9 40.1 34.1  35.9
     Nonmetro 80.7  79.7 40.0 39.5 35.7  35.4
          Urbanized 81.0  79.3 40.5 40.8 36.3  35.7
          Less Urbanized 80.1  79.8 39.3 39.5 34.7  36.0
          Completely Rural 81.8  80.8 40.6 33.8 36.8  30.5

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Table  2.77A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 163,240  161,842 69,853  69,909 60,434  59,896
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 30,611  30,002 13,051  12,905 11,306  11,022
          New England 8,274  8,268 3,191  3,113 2,721  2,685
          Middle Atlantic 22,337  21,734 9,860  9,791 8,585  8,337
     Midwest 38,649  38,610 17,353  17,252 14,891  15,055
          East North Central 26,959  26,893 11,956  12,078 10,354  10,549
          West North Central 11,690  11,718 5,397  5,174 4,537  4,506
     South 58,174  58,128 25,745  26,602 22,665  23,063
          South Atlantic 30,925  30,967 12,527  13,807 11,013  11,921
          East South Central 9,807  9,698 4,773  4,507 4,189  4,046
          West South Central 17,442  17,463 8,445  8,288 7,463  7,096
     West 35,806  35,102 13,704  13,150 11,573  10,756
          Mountain 10,734  10,837 4,803  4,434 4,188  3,702
          Pacific 25,072  24,265 8,901  8,716 7,385  7,053
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 84,185  83,354 34,584  35,335 29,887  29,738
     Small Metro 50,335  49,776 22,277  21,447 19,173  18,644
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 33,135  31,973 14,484  13,639 12,381  11,713
          < 250K Pop. 17,201  17,803 7,793  7,808 6,792  6,932
     Nonmetro 28,720  28,711 12,992  13,127 11,375  11,513
          Urbanized 12,925  11,670 5,983  5,663 5,283  4,891
          Less Urbanized 12,836a 14,504 5,721  6,536 4,945a 5,809
          Completely Rural 2,958  2,537 1,288a 928 1,147a 813

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Table  2.77B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 68.7b 67.3 29.4  29.1 25.4  24.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 67.6  65.9 28.8  28.4 25.0  24.2
          New England 69.6  69.2 26.8  26.1 22.9  22.5
          Middle Atlantic 66.8  64.8 29.5  29.2 25.7  24.8
     Midwest 71.9  71.2 32.3  31.8 27.7  27.8
          East North Central 71.6  70.9 31.7  31.8 27.5  27.8
          West North Central 72.6  72.0 33.5  31.8 28.2  27.7
     South 68.6  67.5 30.4  30.9 26.7  26.8
          South Atlantic 69.6  68.5 28.2  30.6 24.8  26.4
          East South Central 69.0  67.4 33.6  31.3 29.5  28.1
          West South Central 66.8  65.8 32.3  31.2 28.6  26.7
     West 66.5  64.2 25.5  24.1 21.5a 19.7
          Mountain 68.7  67.8 30.8a 27.7 26.8b 23.2
          Pacific 65.6  62.7 23.3  22.5 19.3  18.2
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 66.8a 65.0 27.4  27.5 23.7  23.2
     Small Metro 70.5  69.5 31.2  29.9 26.9  26.0
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 70.6b 67.8 30.9  28.9 26.4  24.8
          < 250K Pop. 70.3  72.8 31.8  31.9 27.8  28.3
     Nonmetro 71.5  70.8 32.3  32.4 28.3  28.4
          Urbanized 72.3  69.9 33.5  33.9 29.6  29.3
          Less Urbanized 70.4  71.5 31.4  32.2 27.1  28.6
          Completely Rural 72.2  71.1 31.4a 26.0 28.0a 22.8

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Table  2.78A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 7,752  7,363 4,737 4,645 3,044 2,998
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 1,348  1,269 864 877 562 550
          New England 344  333 224 243 146 152
          Middle Atlantic 1,004  935 640 634 416 398
     Midwest 1,851  1,768 1,172 1,113 798 735
          East North Central 1,260  1,198 790 770 533 496
          West North Central 591  570 381 343 265 238
     South 2,901  2,698 1,748 1,677 1,122 1,086
          South Atlantic 1,400  1,353 814 834 528 554
          East South Central 503  494 312 316 209 218
          West South Central 998a 851 622 527 385 313
     West 1,652  1,628 953 978 561 628
          Mountain 556  495 328 289 211 194
          Pacific 1,095  1,133 625 690 350 434
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 3,616  3,473 2,181 2,158 1,360 1,333
     Small Metro 2,483  2,373 1,499 1,532 984 1,008
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 1,618  1,536 943 1,000 605 646
          < 250K Pop. 865  837 556 531 379 362
     Nonmetro 1,653  1,517 1,057 955 699 657
          Urbanized 683a 565 436 373 307 259
          Less Urbanized 824  821 527 511 327 351
          Completely Rural 147  132 94 70 66 47

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Table  2.78B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 31.0b 29.2 19.0  18.4 12.2  11.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 30.0  28.0 19.2  19.3 12.5  12.1
          New England 29.3  28.4 19.1  20.7 12.5  12.9
          Middle Atlantic 30.3  27.8 19.3  18.9 12.5  11.8
     Midwest 32.5  31.1 20.6  19.6 14.0  12.9
          East North Central 31.6  29.9 19.8  19.2 13.3  12.4
          West North Central 34.7  34.0 22.4  20.5 15.6  14.2
     South 32.5a 30.0 19.6  18.6 12.6  12.1
          South Atlantic 31.1  29.5 18.1  18.2 11.7  12.1
          East South Central 34.6  34.1 21.5  21.8 14.4  15.0
          West South Central 33.6b 28.6 20.9a 17.7 13.0a 10.5
     West 28.1  27.2 16.2  16.3 9.5  10.5
          Mountain 32.2  28.4 19.0  16.6 12.2  11.1
          Pacific 26.4  26.7 15.0  16.2 8.4  10.2
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 27.2  26.0 16.4  16.2 10.2  10.0
     Small Metro 33.6a 31.0 20.3  20.0 13.3  13.2
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 32.5  30.1 18.9  19.6 12.1  12.7
          < 250K Pop. 35.8  32.9 23.0  20.9 15.7  14.2
     Nonmetro 38.6  35.9 24.7  22.6 16.3  15.6
          Urbanized 36.7  33.2 23.4  22.0 16.5  15.2
          Less Urbanized 41.5  38.2 26.6  23.8 16.5  16.4
          Completely Rural 33.2  34.8 21.3  18.6 14.9  12.5

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Table  2.79A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 22,267 22,118 15,113 15,290 12,764 12,731
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 3,948 3,966 2,756 2,814 2,266 2,377
          New England 1,046 1,036 701 747 575 644
          Middle Atlantic 2,902 2,930 2,055 2,068 1,691 1,733
     Midwest 5,482 5,518 3,824 3,962 3,232 3,369
          East North Central 3,748 3,763 2,600 2,712 2,194 2,314
          West North Central 1,734 1,755 1,225 1,250 1,038 1,055
     South 7,882 7,814 5,365 5,373 4,658 4,500
          South Atlantic 3,797 3,907 2,537 2,684 2,199 2,248
          East South Central 1,343 1,342 931 940 824 810
          West South Central 2,741 2,565 1,897 1,749 1,635 1,443
     West 4,955 4,821 3,167 3,140 2,607 2,485
          Mountain 1,513 1,546 972 1,013 813 841
          Pacific 3,442 3,275 2,195 2,126 1,794 1,644
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 11,245 11,085 7,473 7,512 6,277 6,134
     Small Metro 7,311 7,382 5,000 5,112 4,222 4,269
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 4,740 4,657 3,204 3,213 2,704 2,672
          < 250K Pop. 2,571 2,725 1,796 1,899 1,518 1,597
     Nonmetro 3,712 3,652 2,639 2,666 2,265 2,328
          Urbanized 1,771 1,666 1,243 1,247 1,055 1,088
          Less Urbanized 1,645 1,720 1,192 1,223 1,022 1,072
          Completely Rural 297 266 204 196 189 168

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Table  2.79B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 70.2a 68.7 47.6  47.5 40.2  39.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 70.1  69.8 48.9  49.5 40.2  41.8
          New England 71.1  69.6 47.7  50.2 39.1  43.2
          Middle Atlantic 69.7  69.8 49.4  49.3 40.6  41.3
     Midwest 74.5  74.2 52.0  53.3 43.9  45.3
          East North Central 73.7  73.4 51.1  52.9 43.2  45.1
          West North Central 76.2  75.8 53.8  54.0 45.6  45.6
     South 69.6  67.7 47.4  46.6 41.1  39.0
          South Atlantic 68.0  68.5 45.4  47.0 39.4  39.4
          East South Central 69.5  68.8 48.1  48.2 42.6  41.5
          West South Central 72.0b 66.1 49.8b 45.1 42.9b 37.2
     West 66.9  64.0 42.7  41.7 35.2  33.0
          Mountain 67.7  67.6 43.5  44.3 36.4  36.8
          Pacific 66.5  62.5 42.4  40.5 34.7  31.4
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 67.7  66.6 45.0  45.1 37.8  36.8
     Small Metro 71.6  69.6 49.0  48.2 41.4  40.3
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 71.3b 67.6 48.2  46.6 40.7  38.8
          < 250K Pop. 72.3  73.3 50.5  51.1 42.7  43.0
     Nonmetro 75.5  73.9 53.7  54.0 46.1  47.1
          Urbanized 75.0  72.3 52.6  54.2 44.6  47.2
          Less Urbanized 75.0  74.4 54.4  52.8 46.6  46.3
          Completely Rural 81.6  81.9 56.2  60.4 52.0  51.8

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Table  2.80A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 133,221  132,360 50,004  49,974 44,626  44,166
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 25,316  24,767 9,432  9,214 8,477  8,095
          New England 6,884  6,898 2,267  2,124 1,999  1,890
          Middle Atlantic 18,432  17,869 7,165  7,089 6,478  6,206
     Midwest 31,315  31,325 12,357  12,176 10,861  10,951
          East North Central 21,950  21,931 8,566  8,595 7,627  7,738
          West North Central 9,365  9,393 3,791  3,581 3,234  3,213
     South 47,391  47,616 18,631  19,553 16,885  17,477
          South Atlantic 25,728  25,707 9,175  10,289 8,286  9,119
          East South Central 7,960  7,862 3,530  3,251 3,156  3,018
          West South Central 13,703  14,047 5,926  6,013 5,443  5,340
     West 29,199  28,652 9,584  9,032 8,404  7,643
          Mountain 8,664  8,795 3,502  3,132 3,163a 2,667
          Pacific 20,535  19,857 6,081  5,900 5,241  4,975
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 69,325  68,797 24,930  25,665 22,249  22,271
     Small Metro 40,542  40,021 15,778  14,803 13,967  13,367
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 26,777  25,779 10,336  9,425 9,073  8,394
          < 250K Pop. 13,765  14,242 5,441  5,378 4,894  4,973
     Nonmetro 23,355  23,542 9,296  9,506 8,410  8,528
          Urbanized 10,471  9,440 4,305  4,043 3,922  3,544
          Less Urbanized 10,368a 11,963 4,002a 4,802 3,596a 4,386
          Completely Rural 2,515  2,140 989a 662 892  598

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Table  2.80B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 73.6a 72.3 27.6  27.3 24.7  24.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 71.9  70.2 26.8  26.1 24.1  22.9
          New England 74.5  74.3 24.5  22.9 21.6  20.4
          Middle Atlantic 71.0  68.7 27.6  27.3 25.0  23.9
     Midwest 76.9  76.2 30.4  29.6 26.7  26.7
          East North Central 76.8  76.1 30.0  29.8 26.7  26.9
          West North Central 77.2  76.5 31.3  29.1 26.7  26.1
     South 73.4  72.6 28.9  29.8 26.2  26.6
          South Atlantic 74.9  73.6 26.7  29.5 24.1  26.1
          East South Central 73.5  71.5 32.6  29.6 29.1  27.5
          West South Central 70.8  71.3 30.6  30.5 28.1  27.1
     West 72.0  69.6 23.6  22.0 20.7a 18.6
          Mountain 74.4  73.6 30.1b 26.2 27.2b 22.3
          Pacific 71.1  68.0 21.1  20.2 18.1  17.0
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 72.1a 70.0 25.9  26.1 23.1  22.7
     Small Metro 75.4  75.0 29.3  27.7 26.0  25.0
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 75.9a 73.3 29.3  26.8 25.7  23.9
          < 250K Pop. 74.4a 78.2 29.4  29.5 26.5  27.3
     Nonmetro 75.4  75.0 30.0  30.3 27.1  27.2
          Urbanized 76.7  74.4 31.6  31.8 28.7  27.9
          Less Urbanized 73.8  75.6 28.5  30.3 25.6  27.7
          Completely Rural 76.4  74.7 30.0a 23.1 27.1a 20.9

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Table  2.81A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 155,488  154,479 65,116  65,264 57,391  56,897
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 29,263  28,733 12,188  12,028 10,743  10,472
          New England 7,930  7,935 2,968  2,871 2,575  2,533
          Middle Atlantic 21,333  20,799 9,220  9,157 8,169  7,939
     Midwest 36,797  36,842 16,182  16,139 14,093  14,320
          East North Central 25,699  25,694 11,166  11,307 9,821  10,052
          West North Central 11,099  11,148 5,016  4,831 4,272  4,268
     South 55,273  55,430 23,996  24,926 21,543  21,978
          South Atlantic 29,525  29,614 11,712  12,973 10,485  11,366
          East South Central 9,304  9,204 4,461  4,191 3,980  3,828
          West South Central 16,444  16,612 7,823  7,762 7,078  6,783
     West 34,154  33,473 12,751  12,172 11,011  10,127
          Mountain 10,178  10,341 4,475  4,145 3,976  3,508
          Pacific 23,977  23,132 8,276  8,027 7,035  6,620
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 80,569  79,881 32,403  33,177 28,526  28,406
     Small Metro 47,852  47,403 20,778  19,915 18,189  17,636
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 31,517  30,437 13,541  12,638 11,777  11,066
          < 250K Pop. 16,335  16,967 7,237  7,277 6,412  6,570
     Nonmetro 27,067  27,194 11,935  12,172 10,676  10,856
          Urbanized 12,242  11,105 5,548  5,290 4,976  4,632
          Less Urbanized 12,013a 13,683 5,194a 6,024 4,618a 5,458
          Completely Rural 2,812  2,406 1,194  858 1,081  766

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Table  2.81B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 73.1b 71.8 30.6  30.3 27.0  26.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 71.7  70.1 29.9  29.4 26.3  25.6
          New England 74.0  73.7 27.7  26.7 24.0  23.5
          Middle Atlantic 70.9  68.9 30.6  30.3 27.1  26.3
     Midwest 76.5  75.9 33.7  33.3 29.3  29.5
          East North Central 76.3  75.7 33.2  33.3 29.2  29.6
          West North Central 77.1  76.4 34.8  33.1 29.7  29.2
     South 72.9  71.9 31.6  32.3 28.4  28.5
          South Atlantic 73.9  72.9 29.3  31.9 26.3  28.0
          East South Central 72.9  71.1 34.9  32.4 31.2  29.6
          West South Central 71.0  70.4 33.8  32.9 30.6  28.8
     West 71.2  68.8 26.6  25.0 23.0a 20.8
          Mountain 73.3  72.6 32.2a 29.1 28.6b 24.6
          Pacific 70.4  67.2 24.3  23.3 20.7  19.2
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 71.4a 69.5 28.7  28.9 25.3  24.7
     Small Metro 74.8  74.1 32.5  31.1 28.4  27.6
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 75.1a 72.4 32.3  30.0 28.1  26.3
          < 250K Pop. 74.1a 77.4 32.8  33.2 29.1  30.0
     Nonmetro 75.4  74.9 33.2  33.5 29.7  29.9
          Urbanized 76.5  74.1 34.7  35.3 31.1  30.9
          Less Urbanized 74.0  75.4 32.0  33.2 28.4  30.1
          Completely Rural 76.9  75.4 32.6a 26.9 29.6a 24.0

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Table  2.82A Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime and Past Month Smoking Status among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime and Cigarette Use in Past Month Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime but No Cigarette Use in Past Month Percentage Who Did Not Smoke Cigarettes in the Past Month among Lifetime Daily Smokers
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 94,759  93,409 51,241  50,278 43,517 43,130 45.9  46.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION                
     Northeast 18,809  18,252 9,951  9,447 8,859 8,805 47.1  48.2
          New England 5,059  5,019 2,446  2,300 2,613 2,719 51.6  54.2
          Middle Atlantic 13,751  13,233 7,505  7,147 6,246 6,087 45.4  46.0
     Midwest 23,018  22,726 12,861  12,872 10,157 9,854 44.1  43.4
          East North Central 16,132  16,052 8,897  9,122 7,235 6,929 44.8  43.2
          West North Central 6,886  6,674 3,963  3,749 2,922 2,925 42.4  43.8
     South 33,765  34,530 19,033  19,540 14,732 14,990 43.6  43.4
          South Atlantic 18,128  18,932 9,428  10,270 8,699 8,662 48.0  45.8
          East South Central 6,010  5,995 3,678  3,582 2,332 2,413 38.8  40.2
          West South Central 9,627  9,603 5,926  5,688 3,700 3,916 38.4  40.8
     West 19,167  17,901 9,397a 8,420 9,770 9,480 51.0  53.0
          Mountain 6,246  6,019 3,596a 3,023 2,649 2,996 42.4b 49.8
          Pacific 12,921  11,881 5,801  5,397 7,121 6,484 55.1  54.6
COUNTY TYPE                
     Large Metro 46,836  46,333 24,694  24,270 22,142 22,063 47.3  47.6
     Small Metro 29,935  29,296 16,521  15,892 13,415 13,404 44.8  45.8
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19,461  18,776 10,683  10,001 8,778 8,774 45.1  46.7
          < 250K Pop. 10,474  10,520 5,837  5,891 4,637 4,629 44.3  44.0
     Nonmetro 17,987  17,780 10,027  10,117 7,960 7,663 44.3  43.1
          Urbanized 8,253  7,342 4,697  4,278 3,557 3,064 43.1  41.7
          Less Urbanized 7,776a 8,874 4,339a 5,151 3,437 3,723 44.2  42.0
          Completely Rural 1,957  1,564 991a 688 967 876 49.4  56.0

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Table  2.82B Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime and Past Month Smoking Status among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime and Cigarette Use in Past Month Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime but No Cigarette Use in Past Month Percentage Who Did Not Smoke Cigarettes in the Past Month among Lifetime Daily Smokers
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 39.9a 38.8 21.6  20.9 18.3 17.9 45.9  46.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION                
     Northeast 41.5  40.1 22.0  20.8 19.6 19.4 47.1  48.2
          New England 42.6  42.0 20.6  19.3 22.0 22.8 51.6  54.2
          Middle Atlantic 41.1  39.4 22.5  21.3 18.7 18.1 45.4  46.0
     Midwest 42.8  41.9 23.9  23.7 18.9 18.2 44.1  43.4
          East North Central 42.8  42.3 23.6  24.0 19.2 18.3 44.8  43.2
          West North Central 42.8  41.0 24.6  23.0 18.2 18.0 42.4  43.8
     South 39.8  40.1 22.5  22.7 17.4 17.4 43.6  43.4
          South Atlantic 40.8  41.9 21.2  22.7 19.6 19.2 48.0  45.8
          East South Central 42.3  41.7 25.9  24.9 16.4 16.8 38.8  40.2
          West South Central 36.8  36.2 22.7  21.4 14.2 14.7 38.4  40.8
     West 35.6a 32.7 17.5a 15.4 18.1 17.3 51.0  53.0
          Mountain 40.0  37.7 23.0b 18.9 17.0 18.7 42.4b 49.8
          Pacific 33.8  30.7 15.2  14.0 18.6 16.8 55.1  54.6
COUNTY TYPE                
     Large Metro 37.1  36.1 19.6  18.9 17.6 17.2 47.3  47.6
     Small Metro 41.9  40.9 23.1  22.2 18.8 18.7 44.8  45.8
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 41.5  39.8 22.8  21.2 18.7 18.6 45.1  46.7
          < 250K Pop. 42.8  43.0 23.9  24.1 18.9 18.9 44.3  44.0
     Nonmetro 44.8  43.8 25.0  24.9 19.8 18.9 44.3  43.1
          Urbanized 46.2  44.0 26.3  25.6 19.9 18.4 43.1  41.7
          Less Urbanized 42.7  43.7 23.8  25.4 18.9 18.3 44.2  42.0
          Completely Rural 47.8  43.8 24.2a 19.3 23.6 24.6 49.4  56.0

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Table  2.83A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 46,065 44,625 10,347 9,756 7,725 7,154
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 6,112 5,854 1,109 1,039 748 679
          New England 1,643 1,500 326 250 190 161
          Middle Atlantic 4,469 4,354 783 789 559 519
     Midwest 11,562 11,131 2,734 2,435 1,985 1,777
          East North Central 7,411 7,026 1,580 1,448 1,140 1,054
          West North Central 4,151 4,105 1,154 987 845 723
     South 18,339 18,357 4,587 4,469 3,772 3,501
          South Atlantic 8,808 8,931 2,037 2,025 1,683 1,586
          East South Central 3,729 3,794 1,219 948 1,013 756
          West South Central 5,803 5,631 1,332 1,496 1,076 1,159
     West 10,052 9,284 1,916 1,813 1,219 1,197
          Mountain 3,774 3,478 865 754 641 523
          Pacific 6,279 5,806 1,051 1,058 578 674
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 19,524 18,776 3,531 3,219 2,410 2,149
     Small Metro 15,438 15,000 3,563 3,539 2,740 2,644
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 9,427 9,268 2,039 2,088 1,522 1,555
          < 250K Pop. 6,011 5,732 1,524 1,451 1,218 1,089
     Nonmetro 11,103 10,850 3,253 2,999 2,574 2,362
          Urbanized 4,447 4,243 1,173 1,062 912 823
          Less Urbanized 5,479 5,421 1,642 1,596 1,298 1,254
          Completely Rural 1,178 1,186 438 341 365 284

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Table  2.83B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 19.4a 18.6 4.4 4.1 3.3 3.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 13.5  12.9 2.4 2.3 1.7 1.5
          New England 13.8  12.6 2.7 2.1 1.6 1.3
          Middle Atlantic 13.4  13.0 2.3 2.4 1.7 1.5
     Midwest 21.5  20.5 5.1 4.5 3.7 3.3
          East North Central 19.7  18.5 4.2 3.8 3.0 2.8
          West North Central 25.8  25.2 7.2 6.1 5.2 4.4
     South 21.6  21.3 5.4 5.2 4.4 4.1
          South Atlantic 19.8  19.8 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.5
          East South Central 26.2  26.4 8.6 6.6 7.1 5.3
          West South Central 22.2  21.2 5.1 5.6 4.1 4.4
     West 18.7a 17.0 3.6 3.3 2.3 2.2
          Mountain 24.2  21.8 5.5 4.7 4.1 3.3
          Pacific 16.4  15.0 2.8 2.7 1.5 1.7
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 15.5  14.6 2.8 2.5 1.9 1.7
     Small Metro 21.6  20.9 5.0 4.9 3.8 3.7
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 20.1  19.6 4.3 4.4 3.2 3.3
          < 250K Pop. 24.6  23.4 6.2 5.9 5.0 4.4
     Nonmetro 27.6  26.8 8.1 7.4 6.4 5.8
          Urbanized 24.9  25.4 6.6 6.4 5.1 4.9
          Less Urbanized 30.1a 26.7 9.0 7.9 7.1 6.2
          Completely Rural 28.7  33.3 10.7 9.6 8.9 8.0

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Table  2.84A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 1,897  1,791 1,034  1,085 511 571
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 224  212 147  137 70 65
          New England 55  49 41  32 20 17
          Middle Atlantic 169  164 106  106 50 48
     Midwest 447  401 264  244 123 130
          East North Central 293  248 158  151 67 75
          West North Central 155  152 106  92 55 55
     South 888  880 443  506 233 268
          South Atlantic 420  361 203  193 108 100
          East South Central 212  221 115  135 64 79
          West South Central 257  298 124a 178 61 89
     West 337  298 180  197 85 108
          Mountain 172a 126 97  86 41 50
          Pacific 165  172 84  112 45 58
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 588  533 308  313 136 137
     Small Metro 680  660 363  399 178 214
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 430  392 237  232 107 133
          < 250K Pop. 250  268 126a 167 70 81
     Nonmetro 630  599 363  372 197 220
          Urbanized 208  182 112  120 56 65
          Less Urbanized 348  356 210  221 117 136
          Completely Rural 74  61 42  30 25 19

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Table  2.84B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 7.6  7.1 4.1  4.3 2.0 2.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 5.0  4.7 3.3  3.0 1.6 1.4
          New England 4.7  4.1 3.5  2.7 1.7 1.5
          Middle Atlantic 5.1  4.9 3.2  3.1 1.5 1.4
     Midwest 7.9  7.0 4.6  4.3 2.2 2.3
          East North Central 7.3a 6.2 4.0  3.8 1.7 1.9
          West North Central 9.1  9.1 6.2  5.5 3.3 3.3
     South 10.0  9.8 5.0  5.6 2.6 3.0
          South Atlantic 9.3  7.9 4.5  4.2 2.4 2.2
          East South Central 14.6  15.3 7.9  9.3 4.4 5.4
          West South Central 8.6  10.0 4.2a 6.0 2.1 3.0
     West 5.7  5.0 3.1  3.3 1.5 1.8
          Mountain 10.0a 7.2 5.6  4.9 2.4 2.9
          Pacific 4.0  4.1 2.0  2.6 1.1 1.4
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 4.4  4.0 2.3  2.3 1.0 1.0
     Small Metro 9.2  8.6 4.9  5.2 2.4 2.8
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 8.6  7.7 4.8  4.6 2.2 2.6
          < 250K Pop. 10.3  10.6 5.2  6.6 2.9 3.2
     Nonmetro 14.7  14.2 8.5  8.8 4.6 5.2
          Urbanized 11.2  10.7 6.0  7.1 3.0 3.8
          Less Urbanized 17.5  16.6 10.6  10.3 5.9 6.3
          Completely Rural 16.8  16.1 9.5  8.1 5.6 5.0

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Table  2.85A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 6,977 6,878 2,485 2,563 1,486 1,589
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 1,049 1,002 344 364 186 203
          New England 288 273 101 99 47 51
          Middle Atlantic 760 728 243 265 139 152
     Midwest 2,028 2,025 711 780 435 492
          East North Central 1,269 1,245 418 468 244 295
          West North Central 759 779 293 312 191 197
     South 2,403 2,455 879 937 565 616
          South Atlantic 1,135 1,148 400 410 250 256
          East South Central 489 523 189 211 137 155
          West South Central 779 784 291 316 178 204
     West 1,497 1,397 551 482 301 278
          Mountain 625 551 213 194 134 124
          Pacific 872 846 337 288 166 154
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 2,795 2,759 897 866 467 469
     Small Metro 2,487 2,546 895 971 556 630
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 1,520 1,600 521 614 316 390
          < 250K Pop. 967 946 373 357 240 240
     Nonmetro 1,695 1,573 694 726 462 490
          Urbanized 766 677 294 303 190 197
          Less Urbanized 775 768 330 354 221 247
          Completely Rural 155 128 70 68 51 47

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Table  2.85B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 22.0  21.4 7.8 8.0 4.7 4.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 18.6  17.6 6.1 6.4 3.3 3.6
          New England 19.6  18.4 6.9 6.6 3.2 3.4
          Middle Atlantic 18.3  17.4 5.8 6.3 3.3 3.6
     Midwest 27.6  27.2 9.7 10.5 5.9 6.6
          East North Central 25.0  24.3 8.2 9.1 4.8 5.8
          West North Central 33.4  33.7 12.9 13.5 8.4 8.5
     South 21.2  21.3 7.8 8.1 5.0 5.3
          South Atlantic 20.3  20.1 7.2 7.2 4.5 4.5
          East South Central 25.3  26.8 9.8 10.8 7.1 7.9
          West South Central 20.5  20.2 7.6 8.1 4.7 5.3
     West 20.2  18.6 7.4 6.4 4.1 3.7
          Mountain 27.9a 24.1 9.5 8.5 6.0 5.4
          Pacific 16.9  16.1 6.5 5.5 3.2 2.9
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 16.8  16.6 5.4 5.2 2.8 2.8
     Small Metro 24.4  24.0 8.8 9.2 5.4 5.9
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 22.9  23.2 7.8 8.9 4.8 5.7
          < 250K Pop. 27.2  25.5 10.5 9.6 6.8 6.5
     Nonmetro 34.5a 31.8 14.1 14.7 9.4 9.9
          Urbanized 32.4  29.4 12.4 13.2 8.0 8.5
          Less Urbanized 35.4  33.2 15.0 15.3 10.1 10.7
          Completely Rural 42.5  39.4 19.4 21.0 14.1 14.3

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Table  2.86A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 37,190 35,956 6,827  6,109 5,728a 4,994
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 4,839 4,640 618  538 493  411
          New England 1,299 1,177 183  119 124  92
          Middle Atlantic 3,539 3,462 434  419 369  318
     Midwest 9,086 8,706 1,759a 1,412 1,428  1,155
          East North Central 5,849 5,533 1,004  829 829  683
          West North Central 3,237 3,174 755  583 599  472
     South 15,048 15,022 3,265  3,025 2,975  2,617
          South Atlantic 7,253 7,422 1,434  1,423 1,326  1,229
          East South Central 3,027 3,051 915a 602 812a 523
          West South Central 4,767 4,549 917  1,001 836  865
     West 8,218 7,589 1,185  1,133 833  812
          Mountain 2,977 2,801 555  475 466  350
          Pacific 5,241 4,788 630  659 367  462
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 16,141 15,484 2,326  2,039 1,807  1,543
     Small Metro 12,271 11,794 2,305  2,169 2,006  1,800
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 7,478 7,276 1,280  1,242 1,098  1,032
          < 250K Pop. 4,794 4,518 1,025  928 907  768
     Nonmetro 8,778 8,678 2,196  1,901 1,915  1,651
          Urbanized 3,473 3,383 768  638 667  561
          Less Urbanized 4,356 4,297 1,102  1,021 960  872
          Completely Rural 949 998 325  243 289  219

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Table  2.86B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 20.6  19.6 3.8a 3.3 3.2a 2.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 13.8  13.2 1.8  1.5 1.4  1.2
          New England 14.1  12.7 2.0  1.3 1.3  1.0
          Middle Atlantic 13.6  13.3 1.7  1.6 1.4  1.2
     Midwest 22.3  21.2 4.3a 3.4 3.5  2.8
          East North Central 20.5  19.2 3.5  2.9 2.9  2.4
          West North Central 26.7  25.8 6.2  4.7 4.9  3.8
     South 23.3  22.9 5.1  4.6 4.6  4.0
          South Atlantic 21.1  21.3 4.2  4.1 3.9  3.5
          East South Central 28.0  27.8 8.4a 5.5 7.5a 4.8
          West South Central 24.6  23.1 4.7  5.1 4.3  4.4
     West 20.3  18.4 2.9  2.8 2.1  2.0
          Mountain 25.6  23.4 4.8  4.0 4.0  2.9
          Pacific 18.1  16.4 2.2  2.3 1.3  1.6
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 16.8  15.7 2.4  2.1 1.9  1.6
     Small Metro 22.8  22.1 4.3  4.1 3.7  3.4
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 21.2  20.7 3.6  3.5 3.1  2.9
          < 250K Pop. 25.9  24.8 5.5  5.1 4.9  4.2
     Nonmetro 28.3  27.6 7.1  6.1 6.2  5.3
          Urbanized 25.5  26.7 5.6  5.0 4.9  4.4
          Less Urbanized 31.0a 27.1 7.8  6.4 6.8  5.5
          Completely Rural 28.8  34.8 9.9  8.5 8.8  7.6

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Table  2.87A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 44,167 42,835 9,312 8,672 7,214 6,583
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 5,887 5,642 962 902 678 614
          New England 1,588 1,451 285 218 170 144
          Middle Atlantic 4,300 4,191 677 683 508 470
     Midwest 11,114 10,731 2,470 2,192 1,862 1,647
          East North Central 7,118 6,778 1,422 1,297 1,073 978
          West North Central 3,997 3,953 1,048 895 790 669
     South 17,451 17,476 4,145 3,963 3,540 3,233
          South Atlantic 8,388 8,570 1,834 1,832 1,576 1,486
          East South Central 3,516 3,573 1,104 813 949 677
          West South Central 5,546 5,333 1,207 1,317 1,015 1,070
     West 9,715 8,986 1,736 1,615 1,134 1,089
          Mountain 3,602 3,352 768 668 601 473
          Pacific 6,113 5,634 967 947 533 616
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 18,936 18,243 3,223 2,905 2,275 2,012
     Small Metro 14,758 14,340 3,200 3,140 2,562 2,430
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 8,998 8,876 1,802 1,856 1,414 1,422
          < 250K Pop. 5,760 5,464 1,398 1,284 1,147 1,008
     Nonmetro 10,473 10,251 2,890 2,627 2,377 2,142
          Urbanized 4,239 4,060 1,062 941 856 758
          Less Urbanized 5,131 5,065 1,432 1,375 1,181 1,118
          Completely Rural 1,103 1,126 396 311 340 265

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Table  2.87B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 20.8a 19.9 4.4  4.0 3.4 3.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 14.4  13.8 2.4  2.2 1.7 1.5
          New England 14.8  13.5 2.7  2.0 1.6 1.3
          Middle Atlantic 14.3  13.9 2.2  2.3 1.7 1.6
     Midwest 23.1  22.1 5.1  4.5 3.9 3.4
          East North Central 21.1  20.0 4.2  3.8 3.2 2.9
          West North Central 27.8  27.1 7.3  6.1 5.5 4.6
     South 23.0  22.7 5.5  5.1 4.7 4.2
          South Atlantic 21.0  21.1 4.6  4.5 3.9 3.7
          East South Central 27.6  27.6 8.6a 6.3 7.4 5.2
          West South Central 24.0  22.6 5.2  5.6 4.4 4.5
     West 20.3  18.5 3.6  3.3 2.4 2.2
          Mountain 25.9  23.5 5.5  4.7 4.3 3.3
          Pacific 17.9  16.4 2.8  2.8 1.6 1.8
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 16.8  15.9 2.9  2.5 2.0 1.8
     Small Metro 23.1  22.4 5.0  4.9 4.0 3.8
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 21.4  21.1 4.3  4.4 3.4 3.4
          < 250K Pop. 26.1  24.9 6.3  5.9 5.2 4.6
     Nonmetro 29.2  28.2 8.0  7.2 6.6 5.9
          Urbanized 26.5  27.1 6.6  6.3 5.4 5.1
          Less Urbanized 31.6a 27.9 8.8  7.6 7.3 6.2
          Completely Rural 30.2  35.3 10.8  9.7 9.3 8.3

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Table  2.88A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 88,096 87,409 25,386  25,974 12,837  13,727
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 15,595 15,421 4,499  4,528 2,362  2,294
          New England 4,712 4,415 1,317  1,263 550a 740
          Middle Atlantic 10,883 11,006 3,182  3,265 1,812  1,554
     Midwest 22,112 21,939 6,761  6,823 3,099b 3,758
          East North Central 15,200 15,012 4,698  4,741 2,247a 2,652
          West North Central 6,912 6,927 2,063  2,081 852b 1,105
     South 30,554 30,055 9,150  9,127 4,887  5,058
          South Atlantic 16,361 15,875 4,722  4,748 2,486  2,661
          East South Central 4,866 5,104 1,518  1,527 771  899
          West South Central 9,327 9,077 2,910  2,852 1,631  1,498
     West 19,835 19,994 4,976  5,497 2,490  2,618
          Mountain 6,087 6,290 1,562a 1,865 721  906
          Pacific 13,748 13,704 3,414  3,631 1,769  1,712
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 45,981 45,315 13,730  13,786 7,042  7,255
     Small Metro 27,287 26,930 7,856  8,084 3,935  4,293
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 17,850 17,116 5,244  5,205 2,661  2,678
          < 250K Pop. 9,438 9,814 2,612  2,879 1,275a 1,615
     Nonmetro 14,828 15,165 3,800  4,104 1,860a 2,180
          Urbanized 6,887 6,371 1,761  1,793 864  944
          Less Urbanized 6,565 7,384 1,706a 2,057 850a 1,099
          Completely Rural 1,375 1,410 332  254 146  137

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Table  2.88B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 37.1 36.3 10.7  10.8 5.4  5.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 34.4 33.9 9.9  10.0 5.2  5.0
          New England 39.6 37.0 11.1  10.6 4.6a 6.2
          Middle Atlantic 32.6 32.8 9.5  9.7 5.4  4.6
     Midwest 41.1 40.5 12.6  12.6 5.8b 6.9
          East North Central 40.4 39.6 12.5  12.5 6.0a 7.0
          West North Central 42.9 42.6 12.8  12.8 5.3b 6.8
     South 36.0 34.9 10.8  10.6 5.8  5.9
          South Atlantic 36.8 35.1 10.6  10.5 5.6  5.9
          East South Central 34.2 35.5 10.7  10.6 5.4  6.2
          West South Central 35.7 34.2 11.1  10.7 6.2  5.6
     West 36.8 36.6 9.2  10.1 4.6  4.8
          Mountain 39.0 39.3 10.0a 11.7 4.6  5.7
          Pacific 36.0 35.4 8.9  9.4 4.6  4.4
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 36.5 35.3 10.9  10.7 5.6  5.7
     Small Metro 38.2 37.6 11.0  11.3 5.5  6.0
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 38.0 36.3 11.2  11.0 5.7  5.7
          < 250K Pop. 38.6 40.1 10.7  11.8 5.2a 6.6
     Nonmetro 36.9 37.4 9.5  10.1 4.6a 5.4
          Urbanized 38.6 38.2 9.9  10.7 4.8  5.7
          Less Urbanized 36.0 36.4 9.4  10.1 4.7  5.4
          Completely Rural 33.6 39.5 8.1  7.1 3.6  3.8

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Table  2.89A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 3,776 3,743 2,487  2,568 1,115  1,201
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 590 633 400  472 164  215
          New England 168 188 115  140 45  58
          Middle Atlantic 423 445 285  332 119  157
     Midwest 904 947 635  662 296  313
          East North Central 620 630 446  436 207  211
          West North Central 284 317 189  226 89  102
     South 1,464 1,313 941  868 425  402
          South Atlantic 711 662 452  431 200  190
          East South Central 246 235 171  155 79  74
          West South Central 507 415 319  283 146  138
     West 818 851 511  566 230  271
          Mountain 281 298 175  205 67a 95
          Pacific 537 554 336  361 163  176
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 1,748 1,779 1,158  1,253 518  563
     Small Metro 1,292 1,199 891  811 392  392
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 841 788 572  528 241  248
          < 250K Pop. 451 411 319  283 151  144
     Nonmetro 736 766 438  503 205  246
          Urbanized 322 297 205  198 94  101
          Less Urbanized 344 406 190a 269 90a 132
          Completely Rural 71 63 42  37 20  14

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Table  2.89B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 15.1  14.8 10.0  10.2 4.5  4.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 13.1  13.9 8.9  10.4 3.6a 4.7
          New England 14.3  16.0 9.8  12.0 3.8  4.9
          Middle Atlantic 12.7  13.2 8.6  9.9 3.6  4.7
     Midwest 15.9  16.7 11.2  11.7 5.2  5.5
          East North Central 15.5  15.7 11.2  10.9 5.2  5.3
          West North Central 16.7  19.0 11.1  13.5 5.2  6.1
     South 16.4a 14.6 10.5  9.6 4.8  4.5
          South Atlantic 15.8  14.5 10.0  9.4 4.5  4.2
          East South Central 16.9  16.2 11.8  10.7 5.4  5.1
          West South Central 17.1a 14.0 10.7  9.5 4.9  4.6
     West 13.9  14.2 8.7  9.4 3.9  4.5
          Mountain 16.2  17.1 10.1  11.7 3.9a 5.5
          Pacific 12.9  13.0 8.1  8.5 3.9  4.1
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 13.1  13.3 8.7  9.4 3.9  4.2
     Small Metro 17.5a 15.7 12.0a 10.6 5.3  5.1
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 16.9  15.4 11.5  10.4 4.8  4.9
          < 250K Pop. 18.6  16.2 13.2  11.1 6.2  5.7
     Nonmetro 17.2  18.1 10.2  11.9 4.8  5.8
          Urbanized 17.3  17.5 11.1  11.7 5.1  5.9
          Less Urbanized 17.3  18.9 9.6a 12.5 4.5  6.1
          Completely Rural 16.0  16.6 9.6  9.7 4.6  3.7

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Table  2.90A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 14,327 14,213 7,196a 7,724 3,623b 4,103
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 2,484 2,444 1,271  1,371 616  675
          New England 761 712 376  400 169  208
          Middle Atlantic 1,724 1,732 895  970 447  467
     Midwest 3,737 3,831 1,928  2,029 914a 1,079
          East North Central 2,525 2,533 1,320  1,377 637  734
          West North Central 1,212 1,298 608  652 278  345
     South 4,866 4,760 2,569  2,683 1,410  1,506
          South Atlantic 2,410 2,382 1,249  1,338 647  736
          East South Central 835 891 443  514 294  293
          West South Central 1,621 1,486 877  832 469  477
     West 3,240 3,177 1,428a 1,641 682a 842
          Mountain 1,033 1,080 447b 603 215b 329
          Pacific 2,207 2,097 981  1,038 467  513
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 7,124 7,000 3,585  3,753 1,763b 2,034
     Small Metro 4,842 4,918 2,435a 2,733 1,248a 1,431
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 3,099 3,136 1,568  1,722 806  858
          < 250K Pop. 1,743 1,782 867a 1,011 442b 574
     Nonmetro 2,361 2,295 1,176  1,238 612  638
          Urbanized 1,177 1,091 585  582 319  311
          Less Urbanized 1,007 1,048 505  588 249  289
          Completely Rural 178 156 86  68 43  38

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Table  2.90B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 45.2  44.1 22.7a 24.0 11.4b 12.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 44.1  43.0 22.6  24.1 10.9  11.9
          New England 51.8  47.9 25.6  26.9 11.5a 14.0
          Middle Atlantic 41.4  41.3 21.5  23.1 10.7  11.1
     Midwest 50.8  51.5 26.2  27.3 12.4b 14.5
          East North Central 49.7  49.4 26.0  26.9 12.5  14.3
          West North Central 53.3  56.1 26.7  28.2 12.2a 14.9
     South 43.0  41.3 22.7  23.3 12.4  13.1
          South Atlantic 43.2  41.8 22.4  23.5 11.6  12.9
          East South Central 43.2  45.7 22.9  26.3 15.2  15.0
          West South Central 42.6a 38.3 23.0  21.4 12.3  12.3
     West 43.7  42.2 19.3a 21.8 9.2a 11.2
          Mountain 46.2  47.2 20.0b 26.4 9.6b 14.4
          Pacific 42.6  40.0 19.0  19.8 9.0  9.8
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 42.9  42.0 21.6  22.5 10.6b 12.2
     Small Metro 47.4  46.4 23.9a 25.8 12.2  13.5
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 46.6  45.5 23.6  25.0 12.1  12.5
          < 250K Pop. 49.0  48.0 24.4a 27.2 12.4b 15.4
     Nonmetro 48.0  46.5 23.9  25.1 12.4  12.9
          Urbanized 49.8  47.4 24.8  25.3 13.5  13.5
          Less Urbanized 45.9  45.3 23.0  25.4 11.4  12.5
          Completely Rural 48.9  48.2 23.7  20.8 11.9  11.7

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Table  2.91A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 69,992 69,453 15,702 15,681 8,099  8,423
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 12,521 12,344 2,828 2,685 1,582  1,404
          New England 3,783 3,515 826 722 336  474
          Middle Atlantic 8,737 8,829 2,002 1,963 1,246a 929
     Midwest 17,471 17,160 4,198 4,132 1,889a 2,365
          East North Central 12,055 11,849 2,932 2,928 1,404  1,707
          West North Central 5,416 5,311 1,265 1,204 485  658
     South 24,224 23,983 5,639 5,575 3,052  3,149
          South Atlantic 13,241 12,830 3,021 2,978 1,638  1,735
          East South Central 3,785 3,978 904 859 398  532
          West South Central 7,198 7,175 1,714 1,738 1,016  883
     West 15,777 15,966 3,037 3,290 1,577  1,505
          Mountain 4,773 4,912 940 1,057 439  481
          Pacific 11,004 11,053 2,097 2,233 1,138  1,023
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 37,109 36,536 8,987 8,779 4,760  4,658
     Small Metro 21,153 20,813 4,529 4,540 2,296  2,469
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 13,909 13,192 3,104 2,955 1,614  1,572
          < 250K Pop. 7,244 7,621 1,426 1,585 682  897
     Nonmetro 11,730 12,104 2,186 2,362 1,043  1,296
          Urbanized 5,389 4,983 971 1,012 450  533
          Less Urbanized 5,214 5,930 1,012 1,200 511  678
          Completely Rural 1,127 1,191 203 149 82  85

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Table  2.91B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 38.7 37.9 8.7 8.6 4.5  4.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 35.6 35.0 8.0 7.6 4.5  4.0
          New England 40.9 37.9 8.9 7.8 3.6  5.1
          Middle Atlantic 33.7 34.0 7.7 7.6 4.8a 3.6
     Midwest 42.9 41.8 10.3 10.1 4.6a 5.8
          East North Central 42.2 41.1 10.3 10.2 4.9  5.9
          West North Central 44.7 43.2 10.4 9.8 4.0  5.4
     South 37.5 36.6 8.7 8.5 4.7  4.8
          South Atlantic 38.6 36.8 8.8 8.5 4.8  5.0
          East South Central 35.0 36.2 8.3 7.8 3.7  4.8
          West South Central 37.2 36.4 8.9 8.8 5.2  4.5
     West 38.9 38.8 7.5 8.0 3.9  3.7
          Mountain 41.0 41.1 8.1 8.8 3.8  4.0
          Pacific 38.1 37.9 7.3 7.7 3.9  3.5
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 38.6 37.2 9.3 8.9 4.9  4.7
     Small Metro 39.3 39.0 8.4 8.5 4.3  4.6
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 39.4 37.5 8.8 8.4 4.6  4.5
          < 250K Pop. 39.2 41.8 7.7 8.7 3.7  4.9
     Nonmetro 37.9 38.6 7.1 7.5 3.4  4.1
          Urbanized 39.5 39.3 7.1 8.0 3.3  4.2
          Less Urbanized 37.1 37.5 7.2 7.6 3.6  4.3
          Completely Rural 34.2 41.6 6.2 5.2 2.5  3.0

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Table  2.92A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 84,320 83,666 22,898  23,405 11,722  12,526
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 15,005 14,788 4,099  4,056 2,198  2,079
          New England 4,544 4,227 1,202  1,123 505a 682
          Middle Atlantic 10,461 10,561 2,897  2,933 1,693a 1,397
     Midwest 21,208 20,992 6,126  6,160 2,803b 3,445
          East North Central 14,580 14,382 4,252  4,305 2,040a 2,441
          West North Central 6,628 6,610 1,874  1,856 763a 1,004
     South 29,090 28,743 8,208  8,258 4,462  4,656
          South Atlantic 15,651 15,212 4,271  4,317 2,285  2,471
          East South Central 4,620 4,869 1,347  1,373 692  825
          West South Central 8,820 8,661 2,591  2,569 1,485  1,360
     West 19,017 19,143 4,465  4,931 2,260  2,347
          Mountain 5,806 5,993 1,387a 1,660 654  811
          Pacific 13,211 13,151 3,079  3,271 1,606  1,536
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 44,232 43,536 12,572  12,532 6,524  6,692
     Small Metro 25,996 25,731 6,965  7,273 3,543  3,901
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 17,009 16,328 4,672  4,677 2,420  2,430
          < 250K Pop. 8,987 9,403 2,293  2,596 1,124a 1,471
     Nonmetro 14,091 14,399 3,362  3,600 1,655  1,934
          Urbanized 6,565 6,073 1,556  1,595 770  843
          Less Urbanized 6,221 6,978 1,516  1,788 760  968
          Completely Rural 1,305 1,347 290  217 126  123

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Table  2.92B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 39.6 38.9 10.8 10.9 5.5  5.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 36.8 36.1 10.0 9.9 5.4  5.1
          New England 42.4 39.2 11.2 10.4 4.7  6.3
          Middle Atlantic 34.7 35.0 9.6 9.7 5.6a 4.6
     Midwest 44.1 43.3 12.7 12.7 5.8b 7.1
          East North Central 43.3 42.4 12.6 12.7 6.1a 7.2
          West North Central 46.0 45.3 13.0 12.7 5.3a 6.9
     South 38.4 37.3 10.8 10.7 5.9  6.0
          South Atlantic 39.2 37.5 10.7 10.6 5.7  6.1
          East South Central 36.2 37.6 10.6 10.6 5.4  6.4
          West South Central 38.1 36.7 11.2 10.9 6.4  5.8
     West 39.7 39.3 9.3 10.1 4.7  4.8
          Mountain 41.8 42.1 10.0 11.7 4.7  5.7
          Pacific 38.8 38.2 9.0 9.5 4.7  4.5
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 39.2 37.9 11.1 10.9 5.8  5.8
     Small Metro 40.6 40.2 10.9 11.4 5.5  6.1
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 40.5 38.8 11.1 11.1 5.8  5.8
          < 250K Pop. 40.8 42.9 10.4 11.8 5.1b 6.7
     Nonmetro 39.3 39.6 9.4 9.9 4.6  5.3
          Urbanized 41.0 40.5 9.7 10.6 4.8  5.6
          Less Urbanized 38.3 38.5 9.3 9.9 4.7  5.3
          Completely Rural 35.7 42.2 7.9 6.8 3.4  3.9

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Table  2.93A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 197,533  198,220 154,540  156,686 118,965  120,934
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 38,297  38,477 31,651  32,054 24,612  25,236
          New England 10,304  10,496 8,614  8,912 7,079  7,244
          Middle Atlantic 27,993  27,981 23,037  23,141 17,532  17,992
     Midwest 46,361  46,430 36,990  37,437 28,354  29,106
          East North Central 32,284  32,469 25,819  26,236 19,720  20,407
          West North Central 14,078  13,961 11,171  11,201 8,634  8,699
     South 68,754  69,097 50,841  51,808 38,414  38,843
          South Atlantic 36,988  36,693 27,438  27,808 21,323  20,814
          East South Central 10,792  11,263 7,518  7,945 5,262  5,699
          West South Central 20,975  21,141 15,885  16,056 11,829  12,330
     West 44,120  44,216 35,059  35,388 27,585  27,749
          Mountain 12,707  13,045 9,831  10,241 7,579  7,871
          Pacific 31,414  31,171 25,228  25,147 20,007  19,878
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 104,980  106,054 85,650  86,320 67,174  67,647
     Small Metro 59,733  59,297 45,575  46,177 34,892  35,582
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 39,314  38,907 30,193  30,680 23,128  23,732
          < 250K Pop. 20,420  20,390 15,382  15,497 11,764  11,851
     Nonmetro 32,820  32,869 23,315  24,189 16,899  17,705
          Urbanized 14,899  13,824 11,094  10,142 8,375  7,732
          Less Urbanized 14,561a 16,197 9,872b 11,892 6,894b 8,304
          Completely Rural 3,360  2,847 2,350  2,155 1,629  1,668

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Table  2.93B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 83.1 82.4 65.0  65.1 50.1 50.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 84.5 84.6 69.9  70.5 54.3 55.5
          New England 86.7 87.9 72.5  74.6 59.6 60.6
          Middle Atlantic 83.8 83.4 68.9  69.0 52.5 53.6
     Midwest 86.2 85.6 68.8  69.1 52.7 53.7
          East North Central 85.7 85.6 68.5  69.2 52.4 53.8
          West North Central 87.4 85.8 69.4  68.8 53.6 53.5
     South 81.1 80.2 60.0  60.1 45.3 45.1
          South Atlantic 83.2 81.2 61.8  61.5 48.0 46.1
          East South Central 75.9 78.3 52.9  55.2 37.0 39.6
          West South Central 80.3 79.6 60.8  60.5 45.3 46.4
     West 82.0 80.9 65.1  64.7 51.2 50.8
          Mountain 81.4 81.6 63.0  64.1 48.5 49.2
          Pacific 82.2 80.6 66.0  65.0 52.3 51.4
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 83.3 82.6 67.9  67.3 53.3 52.7
     Small Metro 83.7 82.8 63.8  64.5 48.9 49.7
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 83.8 82.5 64.3  65.0 49.3 50.3
          < 250K Pop. 83.5 83.3 62.9  63.3 48.1 48.4
     Nonmetro 81.7 81.0 58.0  59.6 42.1 43.7
          Urbanized 83.4 82.8 62.1  60.7 46.9 46.3
          Less Urbanized 79.9 79.8 54.2a 58.6 37.8 40.9
          Completely Rural 82.0 79.8 57.3  60.4 39.8 46.8

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Table  2.94A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 10,713  10,596 8,563  8,537 4,425  4,436
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 1,978  1,995 1,639  1,662 881  873
          New England 525  546 444  456 246  251
          Middle Atlantic 1,453  1,450 1,195  1,206 635  622
     Midwest 2,497  2,493 2,030  2,026 1,055  1,059
          East North Central 1,708  1,755 1,375  1,424 719  727
          West North Central 790  737 655  602 336  332
     South 3,815  3,590 2,990  2,814 1,486  1,398
          South Atlantic 1,909  1,813 1,485  1,422 728  688
          East South Central 560  589 431  447 223  230
          West South Central 1,346  1,189 1,074  945 535  480
     West 2,423  2,517 1,904  2,035 1,003  1,105
          Mountain 750  759 619  610 335  333
          Pacific 1,674  1,758 1,285  1,426 667  773
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 5,481  5,413 4,374  4,438 2,234  2,213
     Small Metro 3,224  3,285 2,572  2,577 1,317  1,431
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 2,134  2,189 1,698  1,702 850  924
          < 250K Pop. 1,090  1,096 874  875 467  507
     Nonmetro 2,008  1,898 1,617  1,522 875  792
          Urbanized 864a 744 696a 580 365a 283
          Less Urbanized 933  986 760  803 427  424
          Completely Rural 210  168 161  139 83  84

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Table  2.94B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 42.9  42.0 34.3  33.9 17.7  17.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 44.1  44.0 36.5  36.6 19.6  19.2
          New England 44.8  46.5 37.8  38.8 21.0  21.4
          Middle Atlantic 43.8  43.1 36.0  35.9 19.2  18.5
     Midwest 43.9  43.9 35.7  35.7 18.5  18.6
          East North Central 42.7  43.8 34.4  35.5 18.0  18.1
          West North Central 46.4  44.1 38.5  36.0 19.8  19.8
     South 42.7a 39.9 33.5a 31.3 16.6  15.5
          South Atlantic 42.4  39.6 33.0  31.1 16.2  15.0
          East South Central 38.5  40.6 29.7  30.8 15.3  15.9
          West South Central 45.3b 40.0 36.1b 31.8 18.0  16.2
     West 41.2  42.0 32.4  33.9 17.0  18.4
          Mountain 43.4  43.5 35.8  34.9 19.4  19.1
          Pacific 40.3  41.4 30.9  33.5 16.1  18.2
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 41.2  40.6 32.9  33.3 16.8  16.6
     Small Metro 43.6  43.0 34.8  33.7 17.8  18.7
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 42.9  42.9 34.1  33.4 17.1  18.1
          < 250K Pop. 45.0  43.1 36.1  34.4 19.3  19.9
     Nonmetro 46.9  44.9 37.7  36.0 20.4  18.8
          Urbanized 46.5  43.8 37.4  34.1 19.6a 16.7
          Less Urbanized 47.0  45.9 38.3  37.4 21.5  19.8
          Completely Rural 47.7  44.6 36.6  36.7 18.8  22.4

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Table  2.95A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 27,622 27,752 24,778 25,127 19,466 19,474
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 5,030 5,029 4,698 4,673 3,781 3,775
          New England 1,355 1,351 1,275 1,278 1,060 1,072
          Middle Atlantic 3,675 3,677 3,423 3,395 2,721 2,703
     Midwest 6,591 6,712 6,101 6,224 4,903 4,924
          East North Central 4,518 4,581 4,191 4,238 3,373 3,350
          West North Central 2,073 2,130 1,910 1,987 1,530 1,573
     South 9,686 9,760 8,442 8,723 6,453 6,567
          South Atlantic 4,810 4,885 4,209 4,377 3,303 3,309
          East South Central 1,600 1,628 1,355 1,431 952 1,085
          West South Central 3,276 3,247 2,879 2,915 2,197 2,174
     West 6,314 6,252 5,536 5,507 4,329 4,208
          Mountain 1,844 1,885 1,587 1,662 1,261 1,315
          Pacific 4,470 4,367 3,949 3,845 3,068 2,893
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 14,385 14,223 13,041 12,902 10,253 9,979
     Small Metro 8,930 9,233 7,960 8,400 6,355 6,615
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 5,802 5,939 5,175 5,404 4,145 4,300
          < 250K Pop. 3,128 3,293 2,786 2,996 2,211 2,314
     Nonmetro 4,306 4,296 3,776 3,825 2,858 2,880
          Urbanized 2,113 2,044 1,893 1,854 1,492 1,458
          Less Urbanized 1,877 1,965 1,605 1,728 1,160 1,245
          Completely Rural 316 287 278 243 206 177

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Table  2.95B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 87.1  86.2 78.1 78.0 61.4  60.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 89.3  88.5 83.4 82.2 67.1  66.4
          New England 92.2  90.8 86.7 85.8 72.1  72.1
          Middle Atlantic 88.3  87.6 82.2 80.9 65.4  64.4
     Midwest 89.6  90.2 82.9 83.6 66.6  66.2
          East North Central 88.9  89.4 82.5 82.6 66.3  65.3
          West North Central 91.2  92.1 84.0 85.9 67.3  68.0
     South 85.5  84.6 74.5 75.6 57.0  56.9
          South Atlantic 86.1  85.6 75.4 76.7 59.2  58.0
          East South Central 82.7  83.4 70.1 73.3 49.2b 55.6
          West South Central 86.1  83.7 75.6 75.1 57.7  56.0
     West 85.2  83.0 74.7 73.1 58.4  55.9
          Mountain 82.5  82.4 70.9 72.7 56.4  57.5
          Pacific 86.4a 83.3 76.3 73.3 59.3  55.2
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 86.6  85.4 78.5 77.5 61.7  59.9
     Small Metro 87.5  87.1 78.0 79.2 62.3  62.4
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 87.2  86.2 77.8 78.4 62.3  62.4
          < 250K Pop. 88.0  88.6 78.4 80.6 62.2  62.3
     Nonmetro 87.6  87.0 76.8 77.4 58.1  58.3
          Urbanized 89.5  88.8 80.1 80.5 63.1  63.3
          Less Urbanized 85.6  84.9 73.2 74.7 52.9  53.8
          Completely Rural 86.8  88.4 76.6 74.9 56.7  54.6

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Table  2.96A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 159,198  159,872 121,200  123,022 95,073  97,023
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 31,289  31,453 25,314  25,719 19,949  20,587
          New England 8,424  8,599 6,895  7,179 5,774  5,921
          Middle Atlantic 22,865  22,855 18,418  18,540 14,176  14,667
     Midwest 37,273  37,225 28,859  29,186 22,396  23,123
          East North Central 26,058  26,133 20,252  20,574 15,628  16,330
          West North Central 11,215  11,093 8,606  8,612 6,768  6,793
     South 55,254  55,747 39,408  40,272 30,475  30,877
          South Atlantic 30,269  29,995 21,744  22,008 17,292  16,818
          East South Central 8,632  9,047 5,732  6,067 4,087  4,383
          West South Central 16,353  16,705 11,932  12,196 9,096  9,676
     West 35,383  35,447 27,620  27,845 22,253  22,436
          Mountain 10,113  10,400 7,626  7,969 5,982  6,223
          Pacific 25,270  25,047 19,994  19,876 16,272  16,212
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 85,113  86,419 68,235  68,981 54,688  55,455
     Small Metro 47,579  46,779 35,043  35,200 27,219  27,537
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 31,377  30,779 23,320  23,574 18,133  18,507
          < 250K Pop. 16,201  16,000 11,722  11,626 9,086  9,030
     Nonmetro 26,506  26,674 17,923  18,841 13,166  14,032
          Urbanized 11,922  11,036 8,505  7,707 6,519  5,991
          Less Urbanized 11,750a 13,247 7,507b 9,360 5,307b 6,634
          Completely Rural 2,833  2,392 1,910  1,774 1,341  1,406

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Table  2.96B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 88.0 87.3 67.0  67.2 52.5  53.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 88.9 89.2 71.9  72.9 56.7  58.4
          New England 91.1 92.6 74.6  77.3 62.5  63.8
          Middle Atlantic 88.1 87.9 71.0  71.3 54.6  56.4
     Midwest 91.5 90.6 70.9  71.0 55.0  56.3
          East North Central 91.1 90.7 70.8  71.4 54.7  56.7
          West North Central 92.5 90.3 71.0  70.1 55.8  55.3
     South 85.6 85.0 61.1  61.4 47.2  47.1
          South Atlantic 88.1 85.9 63.3  63.1 50.3  48.2
          East South Central 79.7 82.3 52.9  55.2 37.7  39.9
          West South Central 84.5 84.8 61.7  61.9 47.0  49.1
     West 87.3 86.2 68.1  67.7 54.9  54.5
          Mountain 86.8 87.0 65.5  66.7 51.3  52.1
          Pacific 87.5 85.8 69.2  68.1 56.3  55.6
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 88.5 87.9 70.9  70.2 56.9  56.4
     Small Metro 88.5 87.6 65.1  65.9 50.6  51.6
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 88.9 87.5 66.1  67.0 51.4  52.6
          < 250K Pop. 87.6 87.8 63.4  63.8 49.1  49.6
     Nonmetro 85.6 85.0 57.8  60.0 42.5  44.7
          Urbanized 87.4 86.9 62.3  60.7 47.8  47.2
          Less Urbanized 83.7 83.7 53.4a 59.1 37.8a 41.9
          Completely Rural 86.0 83.5 58.0  61.9 40.7  49.1

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Table  2.97A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 186,820  187,624 145,978  148,149 114,539  116,498
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 36,319  36,482 30,012  30,392 23,730  24,363
          New England 9,779  9,950 8,170  8,456 6,834  6,993
          Middle Atlantic 26,540  26,532 21,841  21,936 16,897  17,369
     Midwest 43,864  43,937 34,960  35,411 27,299  28,047
          East North Central 30,576  30,714 24,444  24,812 19,001  19,680
          West North Central 13,288  13,223 10,516  10,599 8,298  8,367
     South 64,940  65,507 47,851  48,994 36,928  37,445
          South Atlantic 35,079  34,880 25,953  26,386 20,595  20,126
          East South Central 10,232  10,675 7,087  7,498 5,039  5,468
          West South Central 19,629  19,952 14,811  15,111 11,294  11,850
     West 41,697  41,699 33,156  33,352 26,583  26,644
          Mountain 11,957  12,286 9,213  9,631 7,243  7,539
          Pacific 29,740  29,413 23,943  23,721 19,339  19,105
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 99,499  100,642 81,276  81,883 64,941  65,434
     Small Metro 56,509  56,012 43,003  43,600 33,575  34,151
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 37,179  36,718 28,495  28,978 22,278  22,807
          < 250K Pop. 19,330  19,294 14,508  14,622 11,297  11,344
     Nonmetro 30,812  30,971 21,698  22,667 16,024  16,912
          Urbanized 14,036  13,080 10,398  9,562 8,010  7,449
          Less Urbanized 13,627a 15,212 9,112b 11,088 6,467b 7,880
          Completely Rural 3,149  2,679 2,188  2,017 1,547  1,584

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Table  2.97B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 87.8 87.1 68.6  68.8 53.9  54.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 89.0 89.1 73.5  74.2 58.1  59.5
          New England 91.3 92.4 76.3  78.5 63.8  64.9
          Middle Atlantic 88.2 87.9 72.5  72.7 56.1  57.5
     Midwest 91.2 90.5 72.7  73.0 56.8  57.8
          East North Central 90.8 90.5 72.6  73.1 56.4  58.0
          West North Central 92.3 90.6 73.0  72.6 57.6  57.3
     South 85.6 84.9 63.1  63.5 48.7  48.5
          South Atlantic 87.8 85.9 65.0  65.0 51.6  49.6
          East South Central 80.2 82.5 55.5  57.9 39.5  42.3
          West South Central 84.8 84.6 64.0  64.1 48.8  50.2
     West 87.0 85.7 69.1  68.5 55.4  54.7
          Mountain 86.1 86.3 66.3  67.6 52.2  52.9
          Pacific 87.3 85.4 70.3  68.9 56.8  55.5
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 88.2 87.5 72.1  71.2 57.6  56.9
     Small Metro 88.3 87.5 67.2  68.1 52.5  53.4
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 88.6 87.3 67.9  68.9 53.1  54.2
          < 250K Pop. 87.7 88.0 65.8  66.7 51.2  51.7
     Nonmetro 85.8 85.2 60.4  62.4 44.6  46.6
          Urbanized 87.7 87.2 65.0  63.8 50.0  49.7
          Less Urbanized 83.9 83.8 56.1a 61.1 39.8a 43.4
          Completely Rural 86.1 84.0 59.8  63.2 42.3  49.6

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Table  2.98A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 118,965  120,934 53,770 54,725 16,144 16,689
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 24,612  25,236 10,672 11,086 3,125 3,085
          New England 7,079  7,244 3,051 3,200 985 950
          Middle Atlantic 17,532  17,992 7,621 7,887 2,140 2,135
     Midwest 28,354  29,106 13,584 14,125 4,192 4,627
          East North Central 19,720  20,407 9,393 9,741 2,877 3,239
          West North Central 8,634  8,699 4,191 4,384 1,315 1,388
     South 38,414  38,843 17,741 18,215 5,523 5,852
          South Atlantic 21,323  20,814 9,161 9,481 2,945 2,972
          East South Central 5,262  5,699 2,448 2,544 760 897
          West South Central 11,829  12,330 6,132 6,189 1,818 1,984
     West 27,585  27,749 11,774 11,299 3,303 3,125
          Mountain 7,579  7,871 3,603 3,595 1,053 972
          Pacific 20,007  19,878 8,171 7,704 2,250 2,154
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 67,174  67,647 28,832 29,358 8,135 8,221
     Small Metro 34,892  35,582 16,514 16,468 5,162 5,638
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 23,128  23,732 10,828 10,804 3,309 3,592
          < 250K Pop. 11,764  11,851 5,686 5,665 1,853 2,047
     Nonmetro 16,899  17,705 8,424 8,899 2,848 2,830
          Urbanized 8,375  7,732 4,021 3,900 1,395 1,241
          Less Urbanized 6,894b 8,304 3,674 4,194 1,217 1,291
          Completely Rural 1,629  1,668 729 805 236 298

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Table  2.98B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 50.1 50.3 22.6  22.8 6.8 6.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 54.3 55.5 23.6  24.4 6.9 6.8
          New England 59.6 60.6 25.7  26.8 8.3 8.0
          Middle Atlantic 52.5 53.6 22.8  23.5 6.4 6.4
     Midwest 52.7 53.7 25.3  26.1 7.8 8.5
          East North Central 52.4 53.8 24.9  25.7 7.6 8.5
          West North Central 53.6 53.5 26.0  26.9 8.2 8.5
     South 45.3 45.1 20.9  21.1 6.5 6.8
          South Atlantic 48.0 46.1 20.6  21.0 6.6 6.6
          East South Central 37.0 39.6 17.2  17.7 5.3 6.2
          West South Central 45.3 46.4 23.5  23.3 7.0 7.5
     West 51.2 50.8 21.9  20.7 6.1 5.7
          Mountain 48.5 49.2 23.1  22.5 6.7 6.1
          Pacific 52.3 51.4 21.4  19.9 5.9 5.6
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 53.3 52.7 22.9  22.9 6.5 6.4
     Small Metro 48.9 49.7 23.1  23.0 7.2 7.9
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 49.3 50.3 23.1  22.9 7.1 7.6
          < 250K Pop. 48.1 48.4 23.2  23.1 7.6 8.4
     Nonmetro 42.1 43.7 21.0  21.9 7.1 7.0
          Urbanized 46.9 46.3 22.5  23.4 7.8 7.4
          Less Urbanized 37.8 40.9 20.2  20.7 6.7 6.4
          Completely Rural 39.8 46.8 17.8a 22.6 5.8 8.4

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Table  2.99A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 4,425  4,436 2,658 2,794 652 671
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 881  873 519 519 108 138
          New England 246  251 153 159 38 45
          Middle Atlantic 635  622 366 359 70 93
     Midwest 1,055  1,059 678 700 177 165
          East North Central 719  727 450 464 117 116
          West North Central 336  332 228 236 60 48
     South 1,486  1,398 852 845 212 213
          South Atlantic 728  688 407 414 89 95
          East South Central 223  230 132 142 42 34
          West South Central 535  480 313 289 81 84
     West 1,003  1,105 609 730 156 156
          Mountain 335  333 201 229 61 42
          Pacific 667  773 408 501 95 113
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 2,234  2,213 1,281 1,334 300 320
     Small Metro 1,317  1,431 829 894 216 215
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 850  924 509 597 122 129
          < 250K Pop. 467  507 320 297 94 86
     Nonmetro 875  792 549 565 135 136
          Urbanized 365a 283 229 192 60 57
          Less Urbanized 427  424 270 310 62 62
          Completely Rural 83  84 50 64 13 17

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Table  2.99B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 17.7  17.6 10.6 11.1 2.6 2.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 19.6  19.2 11.6 11.4 2.4 3.0
          New England 21.0  21.4 13.1 13.6 3.3 3.9
          Middle Atlantic 19.2  18.5 11.0 10.7 2.1 2.8
     Midwest 18.5  18.6 11.9 12.3 3.1 2.9
          East North Central 18.0  18.1 11.3 11.6 2.9 2.9
          West North Central 19.8  19.8 13.4 14.1 3.5 2.9
     South 16.6  15.5 9.5 9.4 2.4 2.4
          South Atlantic 16.2  15.0 9.0 9.0 2.0 2.1
          East South Central 15.3  15.9 9.1 9.8 2.9 2.4
          West South Central 18.0  16.2 10.5 9.7 2.7 2.8
     West 17.0  18.4 10.4 12.2 2.6 2.6
          Mountain 19.4  19.1 11.7 13.1 3.5 2.4
          Pacific 16.1  18.2 9.8 11.8 2.3 2.7
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 16.8  16.6 9.6 10.0 2.3 2.4
     Small Metro 17.8  18.7 11.2 11.7 2.9 2.8
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 17.1  18.1 10.2 11.7 2.5 2.5
          < 250K Pop. 19.3  19.9 13.2 11.7 3.9 3.4
     Nonmetro 20.4  18.8 12.8 13.4 3.2 3.2
          Urbanized 19.6a 16.7 12.3 11.3 3.2 3.4
          Less Urbanized 21.5  19.8 13.6 14.4 3.1 2.9
          Completely Rural 18.8  22.4 11.3 16.9 2.9 4.5

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Table  2.100A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 19,466 19,474 13,188 13,271 4,788 4,848
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 3,781 3,775 2,611 2,647 962 1,050
          New England 1,060 1,072 756 763 305 315
          Middle Atlantic 2,721 2,703 1,855 1,883 658 735
     Midwest 4,903 4,924 3,496 3,510 1,352 1,369
          East North Central 3,373 3,350 2,392 2,368 908 889
          West North Central 1,530 1,573 1,104 1,142 444 480
     South 6,453 6,567 4,259 4,340 1,470 1,544
          South Atlantic 3,303 3,309 2,158 2,177 716 769
          East South Central 952 1,085 622 688 217 249
          West South Central 2,197 2,174 1,478 1,475 537 525
     West 4,329 4,208 2,823 2,774 1,005 884
          Mountain 1,261 1,315 858 940 340 327
          Pacific 3,068 2,893 1,965 1,833 664 557
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 10,253 9,979 6,700 6,638 2,329 2,277
     Small Metro 6,355 6,615 4,430 4,566 1,711 1,804
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 4,145 4,300 2,888 2,896 1,097 1,109
          < 250K Pop. 2,211 2,314 1,542 1,670 614 696
     Nonmetro 2,858 2,880 2,058 2,067 748 766
          Urbanized 1,492 1,458 1,076 1,050 430 413
          Less Urbanized 1,160 1,245 827 900 270 305
          Completely Rural 206 177 155 117 48 49

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Table  2.100B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 61.4  60.5 41.6 41.2 15.1 15.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 67.1  66.4 46.3 46.6 17.1 18.5
          New England 72.1  72.1 51.4 51.3 20.7 21.2
          Middle Atlantic 65.4  64.4 44.6 44.9 15.8 17.5
     Midwest 66.6  66.2 47.5 47.2 18.4 18.4
          East North Central 66.3  65.3 47.1 46.2 17.9 17.3
          West North Central 67.3  68.0 48.5 49.4 19.5 20.8
     South 57.0  56.9 37.6 37.6 13.0 13.4
          South Atlantic 59.2  58.0 38.6 38.2 12.8 13.5
          East South Central 49.2b 55.6 32.2 35.3 11.2 12.8
          West South Central 57.7  56.0 38.8 38.0 14.1 13.5
     West 58.4  55.9 38.1 36.8 13.6 11.7
          Mountain 56.4  57.5 38.4 41.1 15.2 14.3
          Pacific 59.3  55.2 38.0 35.0 12.8 10.6
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 61.7  59.9 40.4 39.9 14.0 13.7
     Small Metro 62.3  62.4 43.4 43.1 16.8 17.0
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 62.3  62.4 43.4 42.0 16.5 16.1
          < 250K Pop. 62.2  62.3 43.4 44.9 17.3 18.7
     Nonmetro 58.1  58.3 41.8 41.8 15.2 15.5
          Urbanized 63.1  63.3 45.5 45.6 18.2 17.9
          Less Urbanized 52.9  53.8 37.7 38.9 12.3 13.2
          Completely Rural 56.7  54.6 42.7 36.2 13.1 15.1

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Table  2.101A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 95,073  97,023 37,924 38,661 10,704 11,170
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 19,949  20,587 7,542 7,921 2,055 1,896
          New England 5,774  5,921 2,142 2,277 643 590
          Middle Atlantic 14,176  14,667 5,400 5,644 1,413 1,306
     Midwest 22,396  23,123 9,409 9,914 2,663 3,093
          East North Central 15,628  16,330 6,550 6,908 1,852 2,234
          West North Central 6,768  6,793 2,859 3,006 811 859
     South 30,475  30,877 12,631 13,030 3,842 4,095
          South Atlantic 17,292  16,818 6,596 6,890 2,140 2,108
          East South Central 4,087  4,383 1,694 1,714 501 613
          West South Central 9,096  9,676 4,340 4,426 1,200 1,374
     West 22,253  22,436 8,342 7,795 2,143 2,085
          Mountain 5,982  6,223 2,543 2,426 651 602
          Pacific 16,272  16,212 5,798 5,370 1,492 1,483
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 54,688  55,455 20,850 21,386 5,505 5,623
     Small Metro 27,219  27,537 11,255 11,008 3,234 3,619
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 18,133  18,507 7,431 7,310 2,089 2,354
          < 250K Pop. 9,086  9,030 3,824 3,698 1,145 1,265
     Nonmetro 13,166  14,032 5,818 6,267 1,964 1,928
          Urbanized 6,519  5,991 2,717 2,659 905 771
          Less Urbanized 5,307b 6,634 2,577 2,984 884 925
          Completely Rural 1,341  1,406 524 624 175 233

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Table  2.101B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 52.5  53.0 21.0  21.1 5.9 6.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 56.7  58.4 21.4  22.5 5.8 5.4
          New England 62.5  63.8 23.2  24.5 7.0 6.4
          Middle Atlantic 54.6  56.4 20.8  21.7 5.4 5.0
     Midwest 55.0  56.3 23.1  24.1 6.5 7.5
          East North Central 54.7  56.7 22.9  24.0 6.5 7.8
          West North Central 55.8  55.3 23.6  24.5 6.7 7.0
     South 47.2  47.1 19.6  19.9 6.0 6.2
          South Atlantic 50.3  48.2 19.2  19.7 6.2 6.0
          East South Central 37.7  39.9 15.6  15.6 4.6 5.6
          West South Central 47.0  49.1 22.4  22.5 6.2 7.0
     West 54.9  54.5 20.6  18.9 5.3 5.1
          Mountain 51.3  52.1 21.8  20.3 5.6 5.0
          Pacific 56.3  55.6 20.1  18.4 5.2 5.1
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 56.9  56.4 21.7  21.7 5.7 5.7
     Small Metro 50.6  51.6 20.9  20.6 6.0 6.8
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 51.4  52.6 21.1  20.8 5.9 6.7
          < 250K Pop. 49.1  49.6 20.7  20.3 6.2 6.9
     Nonmetro 42.5  44.7 18.8  20.0 6.3 6.1
          Urbanized 47.8  47.2 19.9  20.9 6.6 6.1
          Less Urbanized 37.8a 41.9 18.3  18.9 6.3 5.8
          Completely Rural 40.7  49.1 15.9a 21.8 5.3 8.1

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Table  2.102A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 114,539  116,498 51,112 51,931 15,492 16,018
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 23,730  24,363 10,153 10,568 3,017 2,946
          New England 6,834  6,993 2,897 3,040 947 905
          Middle Atlantic 16,897  17,369 7,255 7,527 2,070 2,042
     Midwest 27,299  28,047 12,905 13,424 4,015 4,462
          East North Central 19,001  19,680 8,942 9,276 2,761 3,123
          West North Central 8,298  8,367 3,963 4,148 1,255 1,339
     South 36,928  37,445 16,889 17,370 5,312 5,639
          South Atlantic 20,595  20,126 8,754 9,067 2,856 2,877
          East South Central 5,039  5,468 2,317 2,402 717 863
          West South Central 11,294  11,850 5,819 5,901 1,738 1,900
     West 26,583  26,644 11,165 10,569 3,148 2,970
          Mountain 7,243  7,539 3,402 3,366 992 929
          Pacific 19,339  19,105 7,763 7,203 2,156 2,040
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 64,941  65,434 27,551 28,024 7,834 7,900
     Small Metro 33,575  34,151 15,686 15,574 4,945 5,423
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 22,278  22,807 10,319 10,206 3,186 3,463
          < 250K Pop. 11,297  11,344 5,366 5,368 1,759 1,960
     Nonmetro 16,024  16,912 7,876 8,334 2,712 2,694
          Urbanized 8,010  7,449 3,792 3,709 1,335 1,183
          Less Urbanized 6,467b 7,880 3,404 3,884 1,154 1,230
          Completely Rural 1,547  1,584 679 741 223 281

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Table  2.102B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 53.9  54.1 24.0 24.1 7.3 7.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 58.1  59.5 24.9 25.8 7.4 7.2
          New England 63.8  64.9 27.0 28.2 8.8 8.4
          Middle Atlantic 56.1  57.5 24.1 24.9 6.9 6.8
     Midwest 56.8  57.8 26.8 27.7 8.4 9.2
          East North Central 56.4  58.0 26.6 27.3 8.2 9.2
          West North Central 57.6  57.3 27.5 28.4 8.7 9.2
     South 48.7  48.5 22.3 22.5 7.0 7.3
          South Atlantic 51.6  49.6 21.9 22.3 7.2 7.1
          East South Central 39.5  42.3 18.2 18.6 5.6 6.7
          West South Central 48.8  50.2 25.1 25.0 7.5 8.1
     West 55.4  54.7 23.3 21.7 6.6 6.1
          Mountain 52.2  52.9 24.5 23.6 7.1 6.5
          Pacific 56.8  55.5 22.8 20.9 6.3 5.9
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 57.6  56.9 24.4 24.4 6.9 6.9
     Small Metro 52.5  53.4 24.5 24.3 7.7 8.5
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 53.1  54.2 24.6 24.3 7.6 8.2
          < 250K Pop. 51.2  51.7 24.3 24.5 8.0 8.9
     Nonmetro 44.6  46.6 21.9 22.9 7.6 7.4
          Urbanized 50.0  49.7 23.7 24.7 8.3 7.9
          Less Urbanized 39.8a 43.4 21.0 21.4 7.1 6.8
          Completely Rural 42.3  49.6 18.6 23.2 6.1 8.8

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Table  2.103A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 20,936 20,709 17,554 17,568 10,876 10,838
GENDER            
     Male 10,537 10,624 8,735 8,946 5,720 5,723
     Female 10,399 10,085 8,819 8,622 5,156 5,115
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,442 17,245 14,745 14,769 9,292 9,152
          White 13,655 13,562 11,833 11,857 7,749 7,590
          Black or African American 2,620 2,533 1,972 1,972 1,005 1,065
          American Indian or Alaska
             Native
141 120 116 101 65 56
          Native Hawaiian or Other
             Pacific Islander
85 * * * * *
          Asian 661 636 514 524 278 255
          Two or More Races 281 326 240 267 149 155
     Hispanic or Latino 3,494 3,464 2,809 2,799 1,584 1,686
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 6,840 6,899 5,849 6,006 4,022 4,015
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 6,815 6,663 5,985 5,852 3,728 3,574
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1,327 1,326 978 1,033 542 582
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1,293 1,207 994 938 463 483
     Male, Hispanic 1,823 1,805 1,479 1,424 898 884
     Female, Hispanic 1,671 1,658 1,330 1,374 686 802

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Table  2.103B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 55.8  54.9 46.8 46.6 29.0 28.7
GENDER            
     Male 55.0  54.9 45.6 46.3 29.9 29.6
     Female 56.6a 54.8 48.0 46.9 28.1 27.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 55.7  54.9 47.1 47.1 29.7 29.2
          White 58.5  58.2 50.7 50.9 33.2 32.6
          Black or African American 47.5  45.3 35.8 35.3 18.2 19.1
          American Indian or Alaska
             Native
56.0  52.1 46.3 43.7 26.0 24.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other
             Pacific Islander
58.6  * * * * *
          Asian 43.2  41.0 33.6 33.8 18.2 16.4
          Two or More Races 52.3  55.6 44.6 45.6 27.7 26.4
     Hispanic or Latino 56.5  54.5 45.4 44.1 25.6 26.6
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 57.4  57.6 49.1 50.1 33.8 33.5
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 59.5  58.8 52.3 51.7 32.6 31.6
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 47.7  46.3 35.1 36.0 19.5 20.3
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 47.4  44.3 36.4 34.5 17.0 17.7
     Male, Hispanic 56.5  55.0 45.8 43.4 27.8 26.9
     Female, Hispanic 56.5  54.1 45.0 44.8 23.2 26.2

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Table  2.104A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 176,597 177,511 136,987 139,119 108,089 110,095
GENDER            
     Male 88,777 89,393 71,263 72,462 60,207 60,594
     Female 87,821 88,118 65,723 66,656 47,882 49,501
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 157,780 158,302 122,453 124,437 97,286 99,303
          White 130,550 131,294 102,761 104,739 82,666 84,691
          Black or African American 18,357 17,990 12,792 12,615 9,386 9,324
          American Indian or Alaska
             Native
* 942 666 * 462 414
          Native Hawaiian or Other
             Pacific Islander
* * * * * *
          Asian 5,982 5,876 4,656 4,690 3,612 3,463
          Two or More Races 1,776 1,856 1,380 1,531 994 1,185
     Hispanic or Latino 18,817 19,209 14,534 14,681 10,803 10,792
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 64,952 65,079 52,028 53,393 44,922 45,588
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 65,599 66,215 50,733 51,346 37,744 39,103
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 8,661 8,474 6,502 6,401 5,357 5,137
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 9,696 9,516 6,290 6,214 4,029 4,187
     Male, Hispanic 10,480 10,888 8,794 8,523 6,793 6,660
     Female, Hispanic 8,337 8,322 5,740 6,158 4,009 4,131

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Table  2.104B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 88.2  87.5 68.4  68.6 54.0  54.3
GENDER            
     Male 92.6  92.0 74.4  74.6 62.8  62.4
     Female 84.2  83.4 63.0  63.1 45.9  46.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 89.4  88.9 69.4  69.9 55.1  55.8
          White 91.4  91.3 71.9  72.9 57.8  58.9
          Black or African American 83.7a 80.2 58.3  56.3 42.8  41.6
          American Indian or Alaska
             Native
88.3 66.3  * 46.0  38.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other
             Pacific Islander
* * *
          Asian 72.6  70.1 56.5  56.0 43.8  41.3
          Two or More Races 87.2  94.1 67.7  77.6 48.8a 60.1
     Hispanic or Latino 79.4  77.8 61.3  59.5 45.6  43.7
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 94.6  94.2 75.8  77.3 65.4  66.0
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 88.3  88.7 68.3  68.8 50.8  52.4
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 90.1  86.2 67.6  65.1 55.7  52.3
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 78.7  75.6 51.0  49.4 32.7  33.3
     Male, Hispanic 86.8  86.3 72.8a 67.5 56.3  52.8
     Female, Hispanic 71.7  69.0 49.4  51.1 34.5  34.3

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Table  2.105A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 10,876 10,838 7,190  7,397 2,297  2,375
GENDER            
     Male 5,720 5,723 4,162  4,271 1,506  1,582
     Female 5,156 5,115 3,027  3,127 791  793
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 9,292 9,152 6,146  6,170 2,044  2,076
          White 7,749 7,590 5,316  5,320 1,874  1,889
          Black or African American 1,005 1,065 502  556 89  113
          American Indian or Alaska
             Native
65 56 52  44 10  11
          Native Hawaiian or Other
             Pacific Islander
* * * 1
          Asian 278 255 146  125 48  25
          Two or More Races 149 155 89  106 15a 36
     Hispanic or Latino 1,584 1,686 1,044a 1,227 253  299
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 4,022 4,015 3,025  3,074 1,209  1,241
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 3,728 3,574 2,292  2,246 665  649
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 542 582 307  335 69  97
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 463 483 195  221 20  17
     Male, Hispanic 898 884 655  692 183  204
     Female, Hispanic 686 802 388b 535 69  95

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Table  2.105B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 29.0 28.7 19.2  19.6 6.1  6.3
GENDER            
     Male 29.9 29.6 21.7  22.1 7.9  8.2
     Female 28.1 27.8 16.5  17.0 4.3  4.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 29.7 29.2 19.6  19.7 6.5  6.6
          White 33.2 32.6 22.8  22.8 8.0  8.1
          Black or African American 18.2 19.1 9.1  9.9 1.6  2.0
          American Indian or Alaska
             Native
26.0 24.3 20.8  19.0 4.0  4.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other
             Pacific Islander
* * * 5.7  1.1
          Asian 18.2 16.4 9.6  8.0 3.1  1.6
          Two or More Races 27.7 26.4 16.5  18.0 2.9a 6.2
     Hispanic or Latino 25.6 26.6 16.9a 19.3 4.1  4.7
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 33.8 33.5 25.4  25.7 10.1  10.4
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 32.6 31.6 20.0  19.8 5.8  5.7
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 19.5 20.3 11.0  11.7 2.5  3.4
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 17.0 17.7 7.2  8.1 0.7  0.6
     Male, Hispanic 27.8 26.9 20.3  21.1 5.7  6.2
     Female, Hispanic 23.2 26.2 13.1b 17.5 2.3  3.1

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Table  2.106A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 108,089 110,095 46,581 47,328 13,847 14,314
GENDER            
     Male 60,207 60,594 31,403 31,924 10,452 10,806
     Female 47,882 49,501 15,178 15,404 3,395 3,508
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 97,286 99,303 40,384 41,107 12,531 12,972
          White 82,666 84,691 33,843 34,482 10,901 11,349
          Black or African American 9,386 9,324 4,712 4,566 1,156 1,124
          American Indian or Alaska
             Native
462 414 319 292 116 89
          Native Hawaiian or Other
             Pacific Islander
* * * * 43 30
          Asian 3,612 3,463 932 1,105 175 240
          Two or More Races 994 1,185 473 496 141 141
     Hispanic or Latino 10,803 10,792 6,196 6,221 1,316 1,342
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 44,922 45,588 22,470 23,090 8,064 8,426
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 37,744 39,103 11,373 11,392 2,837 2,923
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 5,357 5,137 3,085 2,802 890 844
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 4,029 4,187 1,627 1,764 266 280
     Male, Hispanic 6,793 6,660 4,603 4,629 1,153 1,150
     Female, Hispanic 4,009 4,131 1,594 1,591 163 192

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Table  2.106B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 54.0 54.3 23.3 23.3 6.9 7.1
GENDER            
     Male 62.8 62.4 32.8 32.9 10.9 11.1
     Female 45.9 46.9 14.5 14.6 3.3 3.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 55.1 55.8 22.9 23.1 7.1 7.3
          White 57.8 58.9 23.7 24.0 7.6 7.9
          Black or African American 42.8 41.6 21.5 20.4 5.3 5.0
          American Indian or Alaska
             Native
46.0 38.8 31.7 27.3 11.5 8.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other
             Pacific Islander
* * * * 12.4 5.7
          Asian 43.8 41.3 11.3 13.2 2.1 2.9
          Two or More Races 48.8a 60.1 23.2 25.1 6.9 7.2
     Hispanic or Latino 45.6 43.7 26.1 25.2 5.6 5.4
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 65.4 66.0 32.7 33.4 11.7 12.2
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 50.8 52.4 15.3 15.3 3.8 3.9
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 55.7 52.3 32.1 28.5 9.3 8.6
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 32.7 33.3 13.2 14.0 2.2 2.2
     Male, Hispanic 56.3 52.8 38.1 36.7 9.6 9.1
     Female, Hispanic 34.5 34.3 13.7 13.2 1.4 1.6

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Table  2.107A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 20,923  20,822 17,523 17,561 10,794  10,857
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 17,517  17,344 14,824 14,757 9,254  9,222
     White 13,758  13,609 11,919 11,845 7,715  7,669
     Black or African American 2,591  2,577 1,957 1,972 1,012  1,035
     American Indian or Alaska Native 154  131 125 109 76  61
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 83  76 68 58 43  39
     Chinese 109a 143 83 106 38a 55
     Filipino 140  126 100 89 56  44
     Japanese * * * 14  *
     Asian Indian 87  94 76 83 42  40
     Korean 72  84 64 75 35  41
     Vietnamese 96  78 77 64 33  26
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 3,406  3,479 2,699 2,804 1,540  1,635
     Mexican 2,419  2,445 1,887 1,952 1,052  1,114
     Puerto Rican 407  374 332 308 184  162
     Central or South American 360  366 295 293 181  190
     Cuban 105  107 91 95 64  65

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Table  2.107B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 56.0a 55.3 46.9 46.7 28.9  28.9
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 56.0a 55.3 47.4 47.1 29.6  29.4
     White 58.8  58.3 50.9 50.8 33.0  32.9
     Black or African American 48.0a 46.4 36.2 35.5 18.7  18.6
     American Indian or Alaska Native 59.2  54.1 48.0 45.0 29.3  25.2
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 58.6  57.6 48.1 44.3 29.9  29.4
     Chinese 35.3b 43.8 26.8 32.5 12.2a 16.9
     Filipino 51.6  47.0 36.9 33.4 20.6  16.6
     Japanese * * * 16.7  *
     Asian Indian 29.3  28.8 25.6 25.5 14.1  12.4
     Korean 45.6  53.9 40.3 48.2 22.5  26.4
     Vietnamese 50.9  46.2 41.0 38.0 17.7  15.4
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 56.0  55.5 44.3 44.7 25.3  26.1
     Mexican 55.9  55.7 43.6 44.4 24.3  25.4
     Puerto Rican 57.2  53.7 46.6 44.1 25.8  23.3
     Central or South American 53.0  53.5 43.4 42.8 26.7  27.8
     Cuban 59.7  53.4 51.8 47.2 36.3  32.4

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Table  2.108A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 175,569 177,054 137,485 138,053 108,598 109,092
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 156,809 158,041 122,796 123,445 97,722 98,295
     White 130,130 130,922 103,103 103,750 83,014 83,678
     Black or African American 17,994 18,173 12,781 12,704 9,537 9,355
     American Indian or Alaska Native 938 894 719 610 518 438
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 276 * 239 196
     Chinese 1,384 1,456 1,114 1,172 799 781
     Filipino 1,321 1,461 966 1,016 678 792
     Japanese * 699 * 550 413 487
     Asian Indian 1,006 1,115 884 940 687 752
     Korean * * * * 334 277
     Vietnamese * * * * * 181
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 18,760 19,013 14,690 14,608 10,876 10,797
     Mexican 12,020 12,149 9,446 9,241 7,007 6,793
     Puerto Rican 2,020 1,879 1,599 1,553 1,119 1,101
     Central or South American 2,681 2,881 2,028 2,149 1,497 1,535
     Cuban 934 943 682 726 574 629

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Table  2.108B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 88.2 87.9 69.1  68.5 54.6  54.1
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 89.3 89.1 69.9  69.6 55.6  55.4
     White 91.4 91.3 72.4  72.4 58.3  58.4
     Black or African American 82.8 81.9 58.8  57.3 43.9  42.2
     American Indian or Alaska Native 84.7 86.3 64.9  58.9 46.8  42.3
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 54.1  * 46.8  45.5
     Chinese 76.8 73.9 61.7  59.5 44.3  39.6
     Filipino 72.3 75.7 52.8  52.7 37.1  41.1
     Japanese * 87.6 68.9 54.2  61.0
     Asian Indian 59.0 57.8 51.8  48.6 40.3  38.9
     Korean * * * 52.7  47.7
     Vietnamese * * * 32.9
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 80.2 78.6 62.8a 60.4 46.5a 44.6
     Mexican 79.3 78.1 62.3a 59.4 46.2a 43.7
     Puerto Rican 82.1 78.6 65.0  64.9 45.4  46.0
     Central or South American 79.6 77.6 60.2  57.9 44.4  41.4
     Cuban 85.6 83.3 62.5  64.2 52.6  55.5

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Table  2.109A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 10,794  10,857 7,182  7,294 2,299 2,336
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 9,254  9,222 6,157  6,158 2,044 2,060
     White 7,715  7,669 5,321  5,318 1,865 1,881
     Black or African American 1,012  1,035 510  529 96 101
     American Indian or Alaska Native 76  61 57  48 9 10
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43  39 32  31 5 5
     Chinese 38a 55 24  30 7 9
     Filipino 56  44 26  24 4 5
     Japanese 14  * * * 3
     Asian Indian 42  40 21  23 5 4
     Korean 35  41 20  18 * *
     Vietnamese 33  26 12  7 * 0
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,540  1,635 1,025b 1,136 255 276
     Mexican 1,052  1,114 714a 793 188 193
     Puerto Rican 184  162 118  103 30 30
     Central or South American 181  190 116  138 20 22
     Cuban 64  65 43  35 9 12

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Table  2.109B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 28.9  28.9 19.2  19.4 6.2 6.2
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 29.6  29.4 19.7  19.6 6.5 6.6
     White 33.0  32.9 22.7  22.8 8.0 8.1
     Black or African American 18.7  18.6 9.4  9.5 1.8 1.8
     American Indian or Alaska Native 29.3  25.2 21.7  19.9 3.5 4.3
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 29.9  29.4 22.6  23.3 3.6 3.6
     Chinese 12.2a 16.9 7.7  9.2 2.1 2.7
     Filipino 20.6  16.6 9.7  9.0 1.6 1.8
     Japanese 16.7  * 11.6  * * 5.2
     Asian Indian 14.1  12.4 7.2  7.0 1.6 1.2
     Korean 22.5  26.4 12.6  11.5 * *
     Vietnamese 17.7  15.4 6.3  4.0 * 0.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 25.3  26.1 16.8a 18.1 4.2 4.4
     Mexican 24.3  25.4 16.5a 18.1 4.4 4.4
     Puerto Rican 25.8  23.3 16.5  14.7 4.2 4.4
     Central or South American 26.7  27.8 17.1  20.2 2.9 3.2
     Cuban 36.3  32.4 24.4a 17.2 5.0 6.1

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Table  2.110A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 108,598 109,092 46,597 46,954 13,703  14,081
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 97,722 98,295 40,397 40,746 12,311  12,752
     White 83,014 83,678 33,622 34,162 10,692  11,125
     Black or African American 9,537 9,355 4,906 4,639 1,112  1,140
     American Indian or Alaska Native 518 438 335 305 118  103
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 239 196 143 136 54a 36
     Chinese 799 781 122 182 11  44
     Filipino 678 792 227 240 45  58
     Japanese 413 487 97 104 17  12
     Asian Indian 687 752 197 211 42  38
     Korean 334 277 136 120 28
     Vietnamese * 181 60 53 21  16
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 10,876 10,797 6,199 6,208 1,392  1,329
     Mexican 7,007 6,793 4,269 4,111 946  911
     Puerto Rican 1,119 1,101 648 711 186  179
     Central or South American 1,497 1,535 759 768 107  100
     Cuban 574 629 238 259 47

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Table  2.110B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002-2003 and 2003-2004
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004 2002-2003 2003-2004
TOTAL1 54.6  54.1 23.4  23.3 6.9 7.0
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 55.6  55.4 23.0  23.0 7.0 7.2
     White 58.3  58.4 23.6  23.8 7.5 7.8
     Black or African American 43.9  42.2 22.6a 20.9 5.1 5.1
     American Indian or Alaska Native 46.8  42.3 30.3  29.5 10.6 9.9
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 46.8  45.5 28.1  31.6 10.6 8.4
     Chinese 44.3  39.6 6.8  9.2 0.6 2.2
     Filipino 37.1  41.1 12.4  12.4 2.5 3.0
     Japanese 54.2  61.0 12.7  13.0 2.2 1.6
     Asian Indian 40.3  38.9 11.6  10.9 2.5 2.0
     Korean 52.7  47.7 21.5  20.7 * 4.7
     Vietnamese 32.9 9.6  9.6 3.4 2.9
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 46.5a 44.6 26.5  25.7 6.0 5.5
     Mexican 46.2a 43.7 28.2  26.4 6.2 5.9
     Puerto Rican 45.4  46.0 26.3  29.7 7.5 7.5
     Central or South American 44.4  41.4 22.5  20.7 3.2 2.7
     Cuban 52.6  55.5 21.8  22.9 * 4.1

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Table  2.111A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 20,936  20,709 17,554  17,568 10,876  10,838
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 3,844  3,895 3,332  3,427 2,134  2,191
          New England 1,015  1,045 892  928 594  615
          Middle Atlantic 2,829  2,850 2,440  2,499 1,540  1,575
     Midwest 4,976  4,939 4,290  4,268 2,733  2,688
          East North Central 3,385  3,425 2,909  2,943 1,848  1,829
          West North Central 1,591  1,514 1,381  1,325 884  859
     South 7,367  7,022 6,043  5,841 3,571  3,496
          South Atlantic 3,677  3,451 3,016  2,877 1,814  1,712
          East South Central 1,168  1,153 938  934 535  568
          West South Central 2,522  2,418 2,089  2,030 1,222  1,215
     West 4,749  4,853 3,889  4,032 2,438  2,464
          Mountain 1,370  1,401 1,137  1,162 732  733
          Pacific 3,379  3,452 2,751  2,870 1,706  1,731
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 10,680  10,450 8,945  8,894 5,441  5,301
     Small Metro 6,444  6,739 5,410  5,705 3,418a 3,748
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 4,200  4,318 3,514  3,620 2,172  2,343
          < 250K Pop. 2,244  2,421 1,895  2,084 1,246  1,406
     Nonmetro 3,812  3,520 3,199  2,969 2,016a 1,789
          Urbanized 1,768a 1,551 1,500a 1,308 965a 811
          Less Urbanized 1,699  1,702 1,429  1,434 897  837
          Completely Rural 344  268 269  227 154  141

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Table  2.111B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 55.8  54.9 46.8 46.6 29.0 28.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 57.5  57.5 49.9 50.5 32.0 32.3
          New England 59.2  59.7 52.0 53.0 34.7 35.1
          Middle Atlantic 57.0  56.7 49.1 49.7 31.0 31.3
     Midwest 57.7  57.7 49.7 49.8 31.7 31.4
          East North Central 56.4  56.9 48.5 48.9 30.8 30.4
          West North Central 60.6  59.6 52.6 52.1 33.7 33.8
     South 55.0a 52.5 45.1 43.7 26.7 26.2
          South Atlantic 54.8  51.8 44.9 43.2 27.0 25.7
          East South Central 52.0  52.8 41.7 42.8 23.8 26.0
          West South Central 56.9a 53.5 47.2 44.9 27.6 26.9
     West 53.9  53.7 44.1 44.7 27.6 27.3
          Mountain 54.0  54.2 44.8 44.9 28.8 28.3
          Pacific 53.8  53.6 43.8 44.5 27.2 26.9
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 54.2  53.2 45.4 45.3 27.6 27.0
     Small Metro 56.8  56.7 47.7 48.0 30.1 31.6
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 55.9  55.5 46.8 46.5 28.9 30.1
          < 250K Pop. 58.5  59.2 49.4 50.9 32.5 34.3
     Nonmetro 59.0  56.6 49.5 47.8 31.2 28.8
          Urbanized 60.8  58.4 51.6 49.3 33.2 30.5
          Less Urbanized 57.7  55.5 48.5 46.7 30.5 27.3
          Completely Rural 57.0  54.3 44.5 46.0 25.4 28.7

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Table  2.112A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 176,597  177,511 136,987  139,119 108,089  110,095
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 34,453  34,581 28,319  28,627 22,477  23,045
          New England 9,289  9,450 7,722  7,984 6,485  6,629
          Middle Atlantic 25,164  25,131 20,597  20,643 15,992  16,416
     Midwest 41,385  41,491 32,700  33,169 25,621  26,418
          East North Central 28,899  29,044 22,910  23,293 17,871  18,578
          West North Central 12,487  12,447 9,790  9,876 7,750  7,840
     South 61,387  62,075 44,798  45,967 34,843  35,347
          South Atlantic 33,311  33,242 24,422  24,931 19,509  19,102
          East South Central 9,623  10,110 6,580  7,010 4,727  5,131
          West South Central 18,453  18,723 13,796  14,025 10,607  11,115
     West 39,371  39,363 31,171  31,356 25,147  25,285
          Mountain 11,337  11,644 8,694  9,079 6,847  7,139
          Pacific 28,035  27,720 22,477  22,277 18,301  18,147
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 94,300  95,605 76,705  77,427 61,733  62,346
     Small Metro 53,289  52,558 40,165  40,473 31,473  31,834
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 35,114  34,589 26,679  27,060 20,956  21,389
          < 250K Pop. 18,175  17,968 13,486  13,413 10,518  10,445
     Nonmetro 29,008  29,349 20,117  21,219 14,883  15,916
          Urbanized 13,131  12,273 9,593  8,833 7,410  6,921
          Less Urbanized 12,862a 14,496 8,443b 10,457 5,997b 7,467
          Completely Rural 3,015  2,579 2,081  1,929 1,476  1,527

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Table  2.112B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 88.2 87.5 68.4  68.6 54.0  54.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 89.2 89.3 73.3  73.9 58.2  59.5
          New England 91.3 92.7 75.9  78.3 63.8  65.0
          Middle Atlantic 88.4 88.1 72.4  72.4 56.2  57.6
     Midwest 91.7 90.9 72.4  72.7 56.8  57.9
          East North Central 91.3 91.0 72.4  73.0 56.4  58.2
          West North Central 92.7 90.6 72.7  71.9 57.5  57.1
     South 86.0 85.3 62.8  63.2 48.8  48.6
          South Atlantic 88.3 86.3 64.7  64.7 51.7  49.6
          East South Central 80.4 82.8 55.0  57.4 39.5  42.0
          West South Central 85.1 85.0 63.6  63.6 48.9  50.4
     West 87.5 86.3 69.2  68.7 55.9  55.4
          Mountain 86.7 86.9 66.5  67.8 52.4  53.3
          Pacific 87.8 86.0 70.4  69.1 57.3  56.3
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 88.6 88.0 72.1  71.2 58.0  57.4
     Small Metro 88.7 87.9 66.9  67.7 52.4  53.3
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 89.1 87.8 67.7  68.7 53.2  54.3
          < 250K Pop. 88.1 88.2 65.4  65.8 51.0  51.3
     Nonmetro 86.0 85.5 59.6  61.8 44.1  46.3
          Urbanized 87.8 87.4 64.1  62.9 49.5  49.3
          Less Urbanized 84.2 84.2 55.3a 60.7 39.3a 43.4
          Completely Rural 86.3 83.9 59.6  62.7 42.2  49.7

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Table  2.113A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 10,876  10,838 7,190  7,397 2,297 2,375
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 2,134  2,191 1,423  1,501 459 541
          New England 594  615 405  442 151 166
          Middle Atlantic 1,540  1,575 1,017  1,059 307 375
     Midwest 2,733  2,688 1,922  1,944 669 649
          East North Central 1,848  1,829 1,293  1,293 447 419
          West North Central 884  859 629  651 222 231
     South 3,571  3,496 2,268  2,297 695 714
          South Atlantic 1,814  1,712 1,149  1,128 344 337
          East South Central 535  568 360  361 106 116
          West South Central 1,222  1,215 760  808 245 261
     West 2,438  2,464 1,577  1,655 474 471
          Mountain 732  733 485  510 183 139
          Pacific 1,706  1,731 1,092  1,146 291 332
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 5,441  5,301 3,445  3,477 1,033 1,033
     Small Metro 3,418a 3,748 2,354  2,611 814 920
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 2,172  2,343 1,475  1,630 502 529
          < 250K Pop. 1,246  1,406 879  981 312 391
     Nonmetro 2,016a 1,789 1,391  1,309 450 422
          Urbanized 965a 811 681a 571 258 216
          Less Urbanized 897  837 610  634 167 171
          Completely Rural 154  141 100  104 24 35

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Table  2.113B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 29.0 28.7 19.2 19.6 6.1  6.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 32.0 32.3 21.3 22.1 6.9  8.0
          New England 34.7 35.1 23.7 25.2 8.8  9.5
          Middle Atlantic 31.0 31.3 20.5 21.1 6.2  7.5
     Midwest 31.7 31.4 22.3 22.7 7.8  7.6
          East North Central 30.8 30.4 21.5 21.5 7.5  7.0
          West North Central 33.7 33.8 23.9 25.6 8.5  9.1
     South 26.7 26.2 16.9 17.2 5.2  5.3
          South Atlantic 27.0 25.7 17.1 16.9 5.1  5.1
          East South Central 23.8 26.0 16.0 16.5 4.7  5.3
          West South Central 27.6 26.9 17.2 17.9 5.5  5.8
     West 27.6 27.3 17.9 18.3 5.4  5.2
          Mountain 28.8 28.3 19.1 19.7 7.2a 5.4
          Pacific 27.2 26.9 17.4 17.8 4.6  5.2
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 27.6 27.0 17.5 17.7 5.2  5.3
     Small Metro 30.1 31.6 20.8 22.0 7.2  7.7
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 28.9 30.1 19.6 20.9 6.7  6.8
          < 250K Pop. 32.5 34.3 22.9 24.0 8.1  9.6
     Nonmetro 31.2 28.8 21.5 21.1 7.0  6.8
          Urbanized 33.2 30.5 23.4 21.5 8.9  8.1
          Less Urbanized 30.5 27.3 20.7 20.7 5.7  5.6
          Completely Rural 25.4 28.7 16.5 21.2 4.0  7.0

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Table  2.114A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 108,089  110,095 46,581 47,328 13,847 14,314
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 22,477  23,045 9,250 9,585 2,666 2,544
          New England 6,485  6,629 2,646 2,758 834 784
          Middle Atlantic 15,992  16,416 6,604 6,827 1,833 1,760
     Midwest 25,621  26,418 11,661 12,181 3,523 3,977
          East North Central 17,871  18,578 8,099 8,448 2,430 2,821
          West North Central 7,750  7,840 3,562 3,733 1,093 1,157
     South 34,843  35,347 15,473 15,918 4,829 5,138
          South Atlantic 19,509  19,102 8,012 8,353 2,601 2,635
          East South Central 4,727  5,131 2,088 2,184 654 780
          West South Central 10,607  11,115 5,372 5,381 1,574 1,723
     West 25,147  25,285 10,197 9,644 2,829 2,655
          Mountain 6,847  7,139 3,118 3,085 870 833
          Pacific 18,301  18,147 7,079 6,559 1,959 1,821
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 61,733  62,346 25,387 25,880 7,101 7,188
     Small Metro 31,473  31,834 14,160 13,858 4,348 4,718
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 20,956  21,389 9,354 9,174 2,806 3,062
          < 250K Pop. 10,518  10,445 4,807 4,684 1,541 1,656
     Nonmetro 14,883  15,916 7,033 7,589 2,398 2,409
          Urbanized 7,410  6,921 3,340 3,330 1,137 1,024
          Less Urbanized 5,997b 7,467 3,064 3,559 1,049 1,120
          Completely Rural 1,476  1,527 630 700 212 264

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Table  2.114B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2003 and 2004
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2003 2004 2003 2004 2003 2004
TOTAL 54.0  54.3 23.3 23.3 6.9 7.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 58.2  59.5 23.9 24.8 6.9 6.6
          New England 63.8  65.0 26.0 27.1 8.2 7.7
          Middle Atlantic 56.2  57.6 23.2 23.9 6.4 6.2
     Midwest 56.8  57.9 25.8 26.7 7.8 8.7
          East North Central 56.4  58.2 25.6 26.5 7.7 8.8
          West North Central 57.5  57.1 26.4 27.2 8.1 8.4
     South 48.8  48.6 21.7 21.9 6.8 7.1
          South Atlantic 51.7  49.6 21.2 21.7 6.9 6.8
          East South Central 39.5  42.0 17.5 17.9 5.5 6.4
          West South Central 48.9  50.4 24.8 24.4 7.3 7.8
     West 55.9  55.4 22.7 21.1 6.3 5.8
          Mountain 52.4  53.3 23.9 23.0 6.7 6.2
          Pacific 57.3  56.3 22.2 20.3 6.1 5.6
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 58.0  57.4 23.9 23.8 6.7 6.6
     Small Metro 52.4  53.3 23.6 23.2 7.2 7.9
          250K – 1 Mil. Pop. 53.2  54.3 23.7 23.3 7.1 7.8
          < 250K Pop. 51.0  51.3 23.3 23.0 7.5 8.1
     Nonmetro 44.1  46.3 20.9 22.1 7.1 7.0
          Urbanized 49.5  49.3 22.3 23.7 7.6 7.3
          Less Urbanized 39.3a 43.4 20.1 20.7 6.9 6.5
          Completely Rural 42.2  49.7 18.0 22.8 6.1 8.6

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