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2005 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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 7,997 7,072   4,887 4,516   3,126 2,866  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 6,757 5,921   4,181 3,800   2,751 2,472  
     White 5,399 4,703   3,485 3,181   2,361 2,102  
     Black or African American 921   849   449   416   248   241  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 95   71   64   46   47   29  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   9   7   5  
     Chinese 26   28   15   16   6   8  
     Filipino 47   *   16   8   8   4  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Asian Indian 32   25   22   14   10   7  
     Korean 18   18   *   11   2 11  
     Vietnamese 25   *   6   *   2   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,239   1,151   706   716   375   393  
     Mexican 880   813   506   505   261   275  
     Puerto Rican 147   126   86   77   55   44  
     Central or South American 131   99   72   53   33   30  
     Cuban 46   30   26   25   17   12  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 32.1 28.0   19.6 17.9   12.6 11.3  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 32.4 28.2   20.0 18.1   13.2 11.8  
     White 34.7 30.4   22.4 20.6   15.2 13.6  
     Black or African American 25.0 22.1   12.2   10.8   6.8   6.3  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 52.3   43.2   35.2   27.8   25.5 18.0  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   12.9   8.9   7.1  
     Chinese 12.1   14.3   7.2   8.2   2.9   3.9  
     Filipino 28.6   *   9.9   4.9   4.6   2.2  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Asian Indian 15.3   9.8   10.7   5.6   5.1   2.8  
     Korean 19.0   15.6   *   9.8   2.0 9.6  
     Vietnamese 21.8   *   5.2   *   1.5   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 31.0 26.7   17.7   16.6   9.4   9.1  
     Mexican 30.9 27.2   17.8   16.9   9.2   9.2  
     Puerto Rican 31.1   26.2   18.1   16.1   11.6   9.1  
     Central or South American 30.1 23.2   16.5   12.5   7.5   6.9  
     Cuban 38.3 21.2   21.9   17.6   14.4   8.3  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 22,183   21,999   15,163   15,319   12,707   12,699  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 18,577   18,474   12,908   13,010   10,911   10,874  
     White 14,883   14,812   10,604   10,654   8,995   8,938  
     Black or African American 2,358   2,411   1,394   1,498   1,175   1,263  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 163   157   125   109   104   98  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 110   85   79   58   69   49  
     Chinese 124   145   73   98   57   64  
     Filipino 162   160   98   103   81   70  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Asian Indian 144   158   93   107   57   78  
     Korean 137   104   101   73   90   63  
     Vietnamese 73   46   42   34   28   30  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 3,606   3,525   2,255   2,309   1,796   1,825  
     Mexican 2,559   2,455   1,564   1,605   1,242   1,259  
     Puerto Rican 383   330   260   230   224   193  
     Central or South American 449   406   284   244   218   184  
     Cuban 91   89   68   63   56   47  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 70.7 68.0   48.3   47.4   40.5 39.3  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 72.0 69.4   50.0 48.9   42.3 40.9  
     White 76.4 74.0   54.4 53.2   46.2 44.6  
     Black or African American 56.5   54.9   33.4   34.1   28.1   28.7  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 81.7   80.6   62.6   56.3   52.4   50.4  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 66.8   66.3   48.2   45.2   41.8   38.0  
     Chinese 43.0   42.0   25.2   28.4   19.6   18.6  
     Filipino 58.7   69.3   35.6   44.5   29.5   30.2  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Asian Indian 49.8   44.2   32.0   29.8   19.7   21.7  
     Korean 74.3 59.2   54.5   41.7   48.6   35.7  
     Vietnamese 46.8 30.4   26.8   22.3   18.0   20.0  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 64.7 61.5   40.5   40.3   32.2   31.8  
     Mexican 64.7 61.8   39.5   40.4   31.4   31.7  
     Puerto Rican 69.8   65.6   47.5   45.7   41.0   38.2  
     Central or South American 61.9 54.8   39.1   33.0   30.1   24.8  
     Cuban 63.9   62.9   47.4   44.8   39.2   33.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 132,717   132,782   50,532   50,536   44,952   44,649  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 120,780   120,371   45,391   44,922   40,582   40,011  
     White 102,420   102,012   36,941   36,839   33,010   32,830  
     Black or African American 12,642   12,632   6,056   5,847   5,512   5,282  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 784   711   403   352   350   302  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *   134  
     Chinese 662   855   138   192   101   141  
     Filipino 738   714   306   233   245   207  
     Japanese 474   *   111 53   97   46  
     Asian Indian 599   581   272   163   226   115  
     Korean *   *   *   98   *   80  
     Vietnamese *   273   *   153   *   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 11,937   12,411   5,141   5,614   4,370   4,638  
     Mexican 7,524   7,561   3,254   3,422   2,781   2,766  
     Puerto Rican 1,467   1,535   715   821   630   687  
     Central or South American 1,698   1,623   724   655   565   556  
     Cuban 615   673   273   296   236   263  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 73.7 72.1   28.0   27.4   25.0   24.2  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 75.4 74.0   28.3   27.6   25.3   24.6  
     White 78.3 77.3   28.2   27.9   25.2   24.9  
     Black or African American 65.6   62.9   31.4   29.1   28.6   26.3  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 79.5   77.0   40.8   38.1   35.5   32.7  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *   28.5  
     Chinese 41.2   45.6   8.6   10.2   6.3   7.5  
     Filipino 44.5   49.2   18.4   16.0   14.8   14.3  
     Japanese 65.7   *   15.5 7.3   13.4 6.3  
     Asian Indian 39.7   31.4   18.0 8.8   15.0 6.2  
     Korean *   *   *   20.9   *   17.0  
     Vietnamese *   47.7   *   26.8   *   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 60.0   57.6   25.8   26.1   21.9   21.5  
     Mexican 59.3   57.0   25.6   25.8   21.9   20.9  
     Puerto Rican 68.1   66.8   33.2   35.7   29.3   29.9  
     Central or South American 58.8 50.8   25.1   20.5   19.6   17.4  
     Cuban 61.3   61.4   27.2   27.0   23.5   23.9  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 154,900   154,780   65,695   65,855   57,659   57,348  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 139,356   138,844   58,300   57,932   51,493   50,885  
     White 117,302   116,824   47,544   47,494   42,005   41,768  
     Black or African American 15,000   15,043   7,449   7,345   6,687   6,545  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 946   868   527   461   454   399  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 398   392   230   228   185   183  
     Chinese 786   1,000   211   290   158   206  
     Filipino 899   874   404   336   326   277  
     Japanese 517   *   143   81   124   70  
     Asian Indian 742   740   364   270   283   193  
     Korean *   331   232   171   214   142  
     Vietnamese 305   319   169   187   141   166  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 15,543   15,936   7,395   7,923   6,166   6,463  
     Mexican 10,084   10,016   4,818   5,028   4,023   4,026  
     Puerto Rican 1,850   1,865   975   1,051   855   879  
     Central or South American 2,147   2,029   1,008   900   784   739  
     Cuban 706   762   341   359   292   310  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 73.2 71.5   31.1   30.4   27.3 26.5  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 74.9 73.3   31.3   30.6   27.7 26.9  
     White 78.1 76.9   31.6   31.3   28.0   27.5  
     Black or African American 64.0   61.5   31.8   30.0   28.5   26.7  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 79.9   77.7   44.5   41.3   38.4   35.7  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 69.5   65.3   40.2   38.0   32.3   30.5  
     Chinese 41.5   45.0   11.1   13.1   8.3   9.3  
     Filipino 46.5   51.9   20.9   19.9   16.9   16.5  
     Japanese 65.0   *   17.9 10.1   15.5   8.7  
     Asian Indian 41.3   33.4   20.3 12.2   15.8 8.7  
     Korean *   51.5   33.3   26.6   30.7   22.1  
     Vietnamese 43.1   44.1   23.9   25.9   19.9   23.0  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 61.0 58.4   29.0   29.1   24.2   23.7  
     Mexican 60.6   58.1   28.9   29.2   24.2   23.3  
     Puerto Rican 68.5   66.6   36.1   37.5   31.7   31.4  
     Central or South American 59.4 51.5   27.9   22.9   21.7   18.8  
     Cuban 61.6   61.5   29.7   29.0   25.5   25.0  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 196,493 199,943   155,008 159,156   119,392 123,481  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 174,326 176,463   137,620 140,681   106,976 110,404  
     White 143,888 145,370   115,023 117,413   90,729 93,543  
     Black or African American 20,585   21,017   14,737   15,227   10,549   11,022  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 1,092   1,043   844   706   594   503  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 485   463   344   376   281   261  
     Chinese 1,493   1,649   1,196   1,418   836   986  
     Filipino 1,461   1,218   1,066   957   734   672  
     Japanese 695   *   512   554   427   486  
     Asian Indian 1,094   1,277   960   983   729   674  
     Korean 569   568   503   480   370   352  
     Vietnamese 460   495   429   416   247   285  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 22,166 23,480   17,389 18,476   12,416 13,077  
     Mexican 14,440   14,766   11,333   11,538   8,060   8,112  
     Puerto Rican 2,428   2,479   1,931   2,001   1,303   1,371  
     Central or South American 3,041   3,223   2,323   2,451   1,678   1,679  
     Cuban 1,039   1,148   773   943   637   760  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 83.1   82.7   65.6   65.8   50.5   51.1  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 84.2   83.9   66.5   66.9   51.7   52.5  
     White 86.8   86.8   69.4   70.1   54.7 55.9  
     Black or African American 75.9   74.3   54.3   53.8   38.9   38.9  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 79.9   81.4   61.7   55.1   43.4   39.3  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 74.4   69.0   52.8   56.0   43.1   38.8  
     Chinese 70.7   68.3   56.6   58.7   39.6   40.8  
     Filipino 69.6   65.6   50.8   51.5   35.0   36.2  
     Japanese 82.4   *   60.7   66.2   50.6   58.1  
     Asian Indian 54.6   51.7   47.9   39.8   36.4 27.3  
     Korean 71.9   75.3   63.6   63.6   46.7   46.7  
     Vietnamese 56.1   60.7   52.3   51.0   30.1   34.9  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 75.2   74.3   59.0   58.5   42.1   41.4  
     Mexican 74.1   73.0   58.2   57.0   41.4   40.1  
     Puerto Rican 76.5   75.5   60.8   61.0   41.0   41.8  
     Central or South American 75.1   73.9   57.4   56.2   41.5   38.5  
     Cuban 82.0   83.2   61.0   68.3   50.3   55.1  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 10,730 10,451   8,564   8,495   4,395   4,314  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 8,932 8,617   7,182   7,031   3,738 3,567  
     White 7,046 6,737   5,837   5,661   3,159 2,972  
     Black or African American 1,326   1,332   905   937   387   410  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 88   70   71   55   36   25  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 34   *   31   25   12   9  
     Chinese 44   59   35   48   12   17  
     Filipino 61 37   39   27   20   10  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   4   *  
     Asian Indian 41   47   36   41   16   16  
     Korean *   34   *   25   10   11  
     Vietnamese 37   *   *   *   7   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,798   1,834   1,382   1,465   657 747  
     Mexican 1,287   1,280   980   1,014   469   524  
     Puerto Rican 212   192   162   149   68   64  
     Central or South American 187   175   149   140   74   69  
     Cuban 57   58   47   52   25   28  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 43.1 41.3   34.4   33.6   17.7   17.1  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 42.8 41.1   34.4   33.5   17.9 17.0  
     White 45.3 43.6   37.5   36.6   20.3 19.2  
     Black or African American 36.0   34.7   24.6   24.4   10.5   10.7  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 48.1   42.9   38.8   33.3   19.5   15.4  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43.1   *   39.8   34.7   15.6   12.7  
     Chinese 20.5   30.3   16.5   24.6   5.7   8.6  
     Filipino 36.9 21.3   23.6   15.9   12.3   5.9  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   7.9   *  
     Asian Indian 19.9   18.3   17.6   15.9   7.6   6.3  
     Korean *   30.2   *   22.0   10.3   9.6  
     Vietnamese 33.0   *   *   *   6.4   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 45.0 42.5   34.6   34.0   16.4   17.3  
     Mexican 45.2   42.8   34.4   33.9   16.5   17.5  
     Puerto Rican 44.7   40.0   34.1   31.0   14.3   13.4  
     Central or South American 43.1   41.0   34.2   32.7   17.1   16.1  
     Cuban 47.9   41.0   39.4   36.6   21.2   19.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 27,255 27,794   24,465 25,215   19,113 19,629  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 22,681 23,218   20,593 21,339   16,270 16,797  
     White 17,604   18,046   16,212   16,754   13,129   13,575  
     Black or African American 3,334   3,446   2,859   3,025   1,994   2,119  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 175   161   147   142   112   98  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 134   110   113   93   91   64  
     Chinese 232   280   201   257   147   165  
     Filipino 233   196   186   174   134   117  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Asian Indian 170   205   153   186   111   138  
     Korean 154   153   147   137   118   100  
     Vietnamese 125   *   107   *   *   60  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 4,574   4,577   3,872   3,876   2,843   2,831  
     Mexican 3,222   3,140   2,685   2,645   1,936   1,907  
     Puerto Rican 478   412   427   357   324   269  
     Central or South American 563   576   480   470   367   335  
     Cuban 127   124   118   117   96   90  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 86.9 85.9   78.0   78.0   60.9   60.7  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 87.9   87.3   79.8   80.2   63.1   63.1  
     White 90.4   90.1   83.2   83.7   67.4   67.8  
     Black or African American 79.9   78.4   68.5   68.8   47.8   48.2  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 87.9   83.1   73.9   73.3   56.5   50.5  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 81.4   85.6   69.0   72.6   55.2   50.3  
     Chinese 80.1   81.2   69.4   74.5   50.7   47.8  
     Filipino 84.6   84.7   67.6   75.3   48.7   50.7  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Asian Indian 58.8   57.1   52.9   52.0   38.5   38.5  
     Korean 83.3   87.2   79.1   78.0   63.7   57.0  
     Vietnamese 80.6   *   68.6   *   *   39.5  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 82.1 79.8   69.5   67.6   51.0   49.4  
     Mexican 81.5 79.0   67.9   66.5   49.0   48.0  
     Puerto Rican 87.2 81.8   77.9 70.9   59.2   53.3  
     Central or South American 77.7   77.7   66.2   63.5   50.6   45.2  
     Cuban 89.0   87.6   83.0   82.5   67.2   63.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 158,507 161,698   121,979 125,446   95,885 99,539  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 142,714 144,629   109,844 112,311   86,968 90,039  
     White 119,239   120,587   92,973   94,999   74,441   76,995  
     Black or African American 15,926   16,239   10,973   11,265   8,168   8,493  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 829   812   626   509   446   380  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *   187  
     Chinese 1,217   1,310   960   1,113   677   804  
     Filipino 1,168   985   841   756   580   545  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Asian Indian 883   1,025   771   755   603   520  
     Korean *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Vietnamese *   *   *   *   *   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 15,794 17,070   12,135 13,135   8,917   9,500  
     Mexican 9,931   10,346   7,668   7,879   5,655   5,681  
     Puerto Rican 1,739   1,875   1,343   1,496   911   1,038  
     Central or South American 2,290   2,473   1,693   1,842   1,236   1,275  
     Cuban 854   966   607   774   516   642  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 88.0   87.8   67.7   68.1   53.2   54.0  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 89.1   88.9   68.5   69.0   54.3   55.3  
     White 91.2   91.4   71.1   72.0   56.9 58.4  
     Black or African American 82.6   80.9   56.9   56.1   42.4   42.3  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 84.1   87.9   63.5   55.1   45.2   41.2  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *   39.7  
     Chinese 75.8   69.8   59.7   59.3   42.1   42.9  
     Filipino 70.4   67.8   50.7   52.0   34.9   37.5  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Asian Indian 58.6   55.3   51.2   40.7   40.0 28.1  
     Korean *   *   *   *   *   *  
     Vietnamese *   *   *   *   *   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 79.3   79.3   61.0   61.0   44.8   44.1  
     Mexican 78.3   78.0   60.4   59.4   44.6   42.8  
     Puerto Rican 80.8   81.6   62.4   65.1   42.3   45.1  
     Central or South American 79.3   77.4   58.7   57.6   42.8   39.9  
     Cuban 85.1   88.1   60.5   70.6   51.4   58.6  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 185,763 189,493   146,445 150,661   114,997 119,167  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 165,395 167,846   130,438 133,650   103,238 106,837  
     White 136,842   138,633   109,186   111,752   87,570 90,570  
     Black or African American 19,259   19,685   13,832   14,290   10,162   10,612  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 1,004   973   773   651   558   478  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 451   *   313   352   269   252  
     Chinese 1,449   1,590   1,161   1,370   824   969  
     Filipino 1,400   1,181   1,027   930   714   662  
     Japanese *   *   500   *   423   *  
     Asian Indian 1,052   1,230   924   942   714   658  
     Korean *   534   *   455   360   342  
     Vietnamese *   465   *   396   240   278  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 20,368 21,646   16,007 17,011   11,759   12,331  
     Mexican 13,153   13,486   10,353   10,524   7,591   7,589  
     Puerto Rican 2,216   2,287   1,770   1,853   1,235   1,306  
     Central or South American 2,854   3,048   2,174   2,312   1,603   1,610  
     Cuban 981   1,089   726   891   612   732  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 87.8   87.5   69.2   69.6   54.4   55.0  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 88.9   88.7   70.1   70.6   55.5   56.4  
     White 91.1   91.2   72.7   73.5   58.3 59.6  
     Black or African American 82.1   80.5   59.0   58.4   43.3   43.4  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 84.8   87.1   65.2   58.3   47.1   42.8  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 78.7   *   54.6   58.6   46.9   41.9  
     Chinese 76.4   71.6   61.2   61.7   43.4   43.6  
     Filipino 72.4   70.1   53.1   55.2   36.9   39.3  
     Japanese *   *   62.8   *   53.1   *  
     Asian Indian 58.6   55.6   51.4   42.6   39.8 29.8  
     Korean *   83.2   *   70.9   51.5   53.2  
     Vietnamese *   64.4   *   54.8   33.9   38.4  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 79.9   79.4   62.8   62.4   46.1   45.2  
     Mexican 79.0   78.2   62.2   61.0   45.6   44.0  
     Puerto Rican 82.1   81.6   65.5   66.1   45.7   46.6  
     Central or South American 79.0   77.4   60.2   58.7   44.4   40.9  
     Cuban 85.6   88.0   63.3   72.0   53.4   59.1  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 119,392 123,481   53,779   54,908   16,002   16,362  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 106,976 110,404   46,554   47,378   14,355   14,640  
     White 90,729 93,543   38,943   39,520   12,557   12,862  
     Black or African American 10,549   11,022   5,416   5,467   1,208   1,226  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 594   503   392   375   127   123  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 281   261   176   185   59 34  
     Chinese 836   986   146   219   18   58  
     Filipino 734   672   253   263   50   44  
     Japanese 427   486   106   110   19   13  
     Asian Indian 729   674   219   254   47   42  
     Korean 370   352   156   178   53   34  
     Vietnamese 247   285   72   102   23   23  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 12,416 13,077   7,224   7,530   1,647   1,722  
     Mexican 8,060   8,112   4,983   5,027   1,134   1,156  
     Puerto Rican 1,303   1,371   765   793   215   193  
     Central or South American 1,678   1,679   875   851   127   163  
     Cuban 637   760   280   292   77   67  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 50.5   51.1   22.7   22.7   6.8   6.8  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 51.7   52.5   22.5   22.5   6.9   7.0  
     White 54.7 55.9   23.5   23.6   7.6   7.7  
     Black or African American 38.9   38.9   20.0   19.3   4.5   4.3  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 43.4   39.3   28.7   29.3   9.3   9.6  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43.1   38.8   26.9   27.5   9.1 5.1  
     Chinese 39.6   40.8   6.9   9.1   0.9   2.4  
     Filipino 35.0   36.2   12.1   14.2   2.4   2.4  
     Japanese 50.6   58.1   12.6   13.1   2.3   1.5  
     Asian Indian 36.4 27.3   10.9   10.3   2.3   1.7  
     Korean 46.7   46.7   19.7   23.6   6.7   4.5  
     Vietnamese 30.1   34.9   8.8   12.5   2.9   2.9  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 42.1   41.4   24.5   23.8   5.6   5.5  
     Mexican 41.4   40.1   25.6   24.8   5.8   5.7  
     Puerto Rican 41.0   41.8   24.1   24.2   6.8   5.9  
     Central or South American 41.5   38.5   21.6   19.5   3.1   3.7  
     Cuban 50.3   55.1   22.1   21.2   6.1   4.8  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 4,395   4,314   2,650   2,653   641   641  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 3,738 3,567   2,253   2,160   564   540  
     White 3,159 2,972   1,972 1,854   522   489  
     Black or African American 387   410   175   197   21   26  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 36   25   28   20   4   6  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 12   9   7   5   *   0  
     Chinese 12   17   4   11   *   *  
     Filipino 20   10   8   4   *   0  
     Japanese 4   *   1   *   0   *  
     Asian Indian 16   16   7   9   *   *  
     Korean 10   11   4   4   *   *  
     Vietnamese 7   *   *   *   *   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 657 747   397 493   77   101  
     Mexican 469   524   286 350   65   69  
     Puerto Rican 68   64   38   38   4   10  
     Central or South American 74   69   46   50   5   9  
     Cuban 25   28   *   13   2   3  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 17.7   17.1   10.7   10.5   2.6   2.5  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 17.9 17.0   10.8   10.3   2.7   2.6  
     White 20.3 19.2   12.7 12.0   3.4   3.2  
     Black or African American 10.5   10.7   4.8   5.1   0.6   0.7  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 19.5   15.4   15.4   12.5   2.3   3.6  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 15.6   12.7   8.7   6.8   *   0.5  
     Chinese 5.7   8.6   1.9   5.4   *   *  
     Filipino 12.3   5.9   4.7   2.3   *   0.2  
     Japanese 7.9   *   2.1   *   1.0   *  
     Asian Indian 7.6   6.3   3.3   3.5   *   *  
     Korean 10.3   9.6   4.8   3.8   *   *  
     Vietnamese 6.4   *   *   *   *   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 16.4   17.3   9.9 11.4   1.9   2.3  
     Mexican 16.5   17.5   10.1   11.7   2.3   2.3  
     Puerto Rican 14.3   13.4   8.1   8.0   0.8   2.1  
     Central or South American 17.1   16.1   10.6   11.7   1.1   2.0  
     Cuban 21.2   19.5   *   9.2   1.8   2.2  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 19,113 19,629   12,943 13,434   4,707   4,907  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 16,270 16,797   10,956 11,379   4,152 4,361  
     White 13,129   13,575   9,215   9,596   3,697   3,903  
     Black or African American 1,994   2,119   1,052   1,119   235   255  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 112   98   86   77   23   26  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 91   64   73 46   23   18  
     Chinese 147   165   59   71   9   20  
     Filipino 134   117   73   65   20   13  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   9   3  
     Asian Indian 111   138   58   80   19   26  
     Korean 118   100   60   58   *   19  
     Vietnamese *   60   33   29   9   8  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 2,843   2,831   1,987   2,055   554   547  
     Mexican 1,936   1,907   1,401   1,415   390   351  
     Puerto Rican 324   269   212   191   66   60  
     Central or South American 367   335   227   232   51   56  
     Cuban 96   90   68   52   15   26  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 60.9   60.7   41.3   41.5   15.0   15.2  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 63.1   63.1   42.5   42.8   16.1   16.4  
     White 67.4   67.8   47.3   47.9   19.0   19.5  
     Black or African American 47.8   48.2   25.2   25.5   5.6   5.8  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 56.5   50.5   43.0   39.8   11.7   13.3  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 55.2   50.3   44.1   35.9   14.2   14.3  
     Chinese 50.7   47.8   20.4   20.7   3.2   5.6  
     Filipino 48.7   50.7   26.7   28.0   7.2   5.4  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   12.4   4.7  
     Asian Indian 38.5   38.5   20.2   22.3   6.5   7.2  
     Korean 63.7   57.0   32.2   32.9   *   10.6  
     Vietnamese *   39.5   21.1   19.2   6.1   5.3  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 51.0   49.4   35.6   35.8   9.9   9.5  
     Mexican 49.0   48.0   35.4   35.6   9.9   8.8  
     Puerto Rican 59.2   53.3   38.7   37.9   12.1   12.0  
     Central or South American 50.6   45.2   31.3   31.3   7.1   7.6  
     Cuban 67.2   63.5   47.8   36.7   10.2   18.3  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 95,885 99,539   38,186   38,820   10,655   10,814  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 86,968 90,039   33,345   33,838   9,639   9,739  
     White 74,441   76,995   27,756   28,070   8,338   8,470  
     Black or African American 8,168   8,493   4,189   4,151   953   944  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 446   380   278   277   99   91  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   187   96   134   33   16  
     Chinese 677   804   83   137   *   37  
     Filipino 580   545   172   195   28   31  
     Japanese *   *   76   83   9   9  
     Asian Indian 603   520   153   165   27   16  
     Korean *   *   *   116   *   15  
     Vietnamese *   *   *   70   *   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 8,917   9,500   4,840   4,982   1,016   1,075  
     Mexican 5,655   5,681   3,295   3,262   680   736  
     Puerto Rican 911   1,038   515   564   145   122  
     Central or South American 1,236   1,275   602   569   70   99  
     Cuban 516   642   196   228   *   38  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 53.2   54.0   21.2   21.1   5.9   5.9  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 54.3   55.3   20.8   20.8   6.0   6.0  
     White 56.9 58.4   21.2   21.3   6.4   6.4  
     Black or African American 42.4   42.3   21.7   20.7   4.9   4.7  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 45.2   41.2   28.2   30.0   10.1   9.9  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   39.7   23.5   28.4   8.0 3.3  
     Chinese 42.1   42.9   5.1   7.3   *   2.0  
     Filipino 34.9   37.5   10.4   13.4   1.7   2.2  
     Japanese *   *   10.5   11.4   1.3   1.3  
     Asian Indian 40.0 28.1   10.2   8.9   1.8   0.9  
     Korean *   *   *   24.9   *   3.1  
     Vietnamese *   *   *   12.2   *   *  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 44.8   44.1   24.3   23.1   5.1   5.0  
     Mexican 44.6   42.8   26.0   24.6   5.4   5.5  
     Puerto Rican 42.3   45.1   23.9   24.5   6.7   5.3  
     Central or South American 42.8   39.9   20.9   17.8   2.4   3.1  
     Cuban 51.4   58.6   19.5   20.8   *   3.4  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 114,997 119,167   51,129   52,254   15,361   15,721  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 103,238 106,837   44,302   45,217   13,791   14,100  
     White 87,570 90,570   36,971   37,666   12,035   12,373  
     Black or African American 10,162   10,612   5,241   5,270   1,187   1,199  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 558   478   364   355   123   117  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 269   252   169   180   56   34  
     Chinese 824   969   142   209   18   56  
     Filipino 714   662   245   259   47   44  
     Japanese 423   *   105   106   19   13  
     Asian Indian 714   658   212   245   46   42  
     Korean 360   342   152   174   52   33  
     Vietnamese 240   278   70   99   23   23  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 11,759   12,331   6,827   7,037   1,570   1,621  
     Mexican 7,591   7,589   4,697   4,677   1,070   1,087  
     Puerto Rican 1,235   1,306   727   755   212   183  
     Central or South American 1,603   1,610   829   801   122   155  
     Cuban 612   732   264   279   *   63  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 54.4   55.0   24.2   24.1   7.3   7.3  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 55.5   56.4   23.8   23.9   7.4   7.4  
     White 58.3 59.6   24.6   24.8   8.0   8.1  
     Black or African American 43.3   43.4   22.3   21.5   5.1   4.9  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 47.1   42.8   30.7   31.7   10.4   10.5  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 46.9   41.9   29.4   30.0   9.8   5.6  
     Chinese 43.4   43.6   7.5   9.4   0.9   2.5  
     Filipino 36.9   39.3   12.7   15.4   2.5   2.6  
     Japanese 53.1   *   13.2   13.3   2.3   1.6  
     Asian Indian 39.8 29.8   11.8   11.1   2.5   1.9  
     Korean 51.5   53.2   21.7   27.1   7.4   5.2  
     Vietnamese 33.9   38.4   9.9   13.6   3.3   3.3  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 46.1   45.2   26.8   25.8   6.2   5.9  
     Mexican 45.6   44.0   28.2   27.1   6.4   6.3  
     Puerto Rican 45.7   46.6   26.9   26.9   7.8   6.5  
     Central or South American 44.4   40.9   23.0   20.3   3.4   3.9  
     Cuban 53.4   59.1   23.0   22.6   *   5.1  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 171,827   172,217   83,066   84,958   70,257   71,519  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 31,951   32,504   15,180   15,530   12,642   12,941  
          New England 8,826   8,820   3,793   3,969   3,206   3,295  
          Middle Atlantic 23,125   23,685   11,387   11,560   9,437   9,646  
     Midwest 40,761   40,586   20,423   21,077   17,549   18,012  
          East North Central 28,399   27,974   14,271   14,557   12,273   12,518  
          West North Central 12,362   12,612   6,152   6,519   5,275   5,494  
     South 61,896   61,944   31,501   31,471   27,359   27,032  
          South Atlantic 32,981   32,377   16,439   15,469   14,219   13,354  
          East South Central 10,384 10,988   5,471   6,048   4,873   5,265  
          West South Central 18,531   18,579   9,591   9,954   8,267   8,413  
     West 37,218   37,184   15,962   16,880   12,707   13,534  
          Mountain 11,547   11,797   5,308   5,440   4,366   4,481  
          Pacific 25,672   25,387   10,654   11,441   8,341   9,053  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 88,589   90,327   41,730   43,108   34,379   35,562  
     Small Metro 52,580   51,563   25,815   25,562   22,211   21,883  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 33,853   34,347   16,377   16,769   13,895   14,262  
          < 250K Pop. 18,726   17,216   9,438   8,793   8,316   7,620  
     Nonmetro 30,658   30,328   15,521   16,288   13,666   14,074  
          Urbanized 12,518   11,354   6,544   6,180   5,652   5,358  
          Less Urbanized 15,418   15,444   7,812   8,442   6,980   7,352  
          Completely Rural 2,723   3,530   1,165 1,665   1,033   1,364  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 71.4   70.8   34.5   34.9   29.2   29.4  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 70.2   71.2   33.4   34.0   27.8   28.4  
          New England 73.9   73.7   31.7   33.2   26.8   27.5  
          Middle Atlantic 68.9   70.4   33.9   34.3   28.1   28.7  
     Midwest 75.2   74.4   37.7   38.7   32.4   33.0  
          East North Central 74.9   73.4   37.6   38.2   32.4   32.8  
          West North Central 76.0   76.8   37.8   39.7   32.4   33.5  
     South 71.9   70.7   36.6   35.9   31.8   30.9  
          South Atlantic 73.0 70.2   36.4 33.6   31.5   29.0  
          East South Central 72.1 75.6   38.0   41.6   33.9   36.2  
          West South Central 69.8   68.9   36.1   36.9   31.1   31.2  
     West 68.1   67.0   29.2   30.4   23.2   24.4  
          Mountain 72.2   71.8   33.2   33.1   27.3   27.3  
          Pacific 66.4   65.1   27.5   29.3   21.6   23.2  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 69.0   68.9   32.5   32.9   26.8   27.1  
     Small Metro 73.4   72.0   36.0   35.7   31.0   30.6  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 71.8   72.0   34.7   35.1   29.5   29.9  
          < 250K Pop. 76.5 72.0   38.6   36.8   34.0   31.9  
     Nonmetro 75.6   74.8   38.3   40.2   33.7   34.7  
          Urbanized 75.0   73.8   39.2   40.2   33.9   34.8  
          Less Urbanized 76.0   75.7   38.5   41.4   34.4   36.0  
          Completely Rural 76.3   74.1   32.7   35.0   29.0   28.6  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 8,249 7,795   5,562   5,365   3,635 3,324  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 1,419   1,369   1,052   977   660   623  
          New England 380   351   294   258   183   164  
          Middle Atlantic 1,039   1,018   758   719   477   459  
     Midwest 1,959 1,814   1,311   1,255   882   821  
          East North Central 1,345 1,246   901   845   592   542  
          West North Central 614   568   410   410   290   280  
     South 3,046   2,972   2,009   1,974   1,314   1,225  
          South Atlantic 1,513   1,460   974   972   645   620  
          East South Central 557   550   399   380   284   238  
          West South Central 976   962   636   622   385   366  
     West 1,825 1,640   1,190   1,158   779 656  
          Mountain 567   597   372   436   247   245  
          Pacific 1,258 1,043   818   722   532 411  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 3,869   3,752   2,560   2,595   1,600   1,584  
     Small Metro 2,668 2,360   1,849 1,602   1,220 988  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,735 1,552   1,214 1,064   783 660  
          < 250K Pop. 932   807   635   539   437 328  
     Nonmetro 1,712   1,683   1,153   1,167   815   752  
          Urbanized 628   577   429   393   305   258  
          Less Urbanized 938   883   637   618   450   395  
          Completely Rural 145 223   86 156   60   99  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 32.7 30.7   22.1   21.2   14.4 13.1  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 31.3   30.1   23.2   21.5   14.6   13.7  
          New England 32.4   29.9   25.1   22.0   15.6   13.9  
          Middle Atlantic 30.9   30.2   22.5   21.3   14.2   13.6  
     Midwest 34.5 32.0   23.1   22.2   15.5   14.5  
          East North Central 33.6 31.0   22.5   21.1   14.8   13.5  
          West North Central 36.7   34.4   24.5   24.8   17.3   16.9  
     South 33.8   32.8   22.3   21.8   14.6   13.5  
          South Atlantic 33.0   31.5   21.3   21.0   14.1   13.4  
          East South Central 38.5   37.9   27.5   26.2   19.6   16.4  
          West South Central 32.8   32.3   21.4   20.9   12.9   12.3  
     West 30.4 27.0   19.8   19.1   13.0 10.8  
          Mountain 32.5   33.9   21.3   24.8   14.2   13.9  
          Pacific 29.6 24.2   19.2   16.7   12.5 9.5  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 29.0   27.5   19.2   19.0   12.0   11.6  
     Small Metro 34.9 31.6   24.2 21.5   16.0 13.2  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 34.0 30.4   23.8 20.9   15.3 12.9  
          < 250K Pop. 36.7   34.2   25.0   22.8   17.2 13.9  
     Nonmetro 40.5   39.8   27.3   27.6   19.3   17.8  
          Urbanized 36.9   36.5   25.3   24.9   17.9   16.3  
          Less Urbanized 43.7   41.2   29.7   28.9   21.0   18.4  
          Completely Rural 38.5   44.3   22.9   31.0   16.0   19.7  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 23,658   23,496   17,481   17,637   14,359   14,382  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 4,206   4,087   3,208   3,079   2,645   2,545  
          New England 1,126   1,092   871   842   729   687  
          Middle Atlantic 3,080   2,995   2,337   2,237   1,916   1,859  
     Midwest 5,910 5,722   4,506   4,400   3,779 3,597  
          East North Central 4,007   3,897   3,068   2,995   2,582   2,450  
          West North Central 1,903   1,825   1,438   1,405   1,197   1,147  
     South 8,337   8,413   6,137   6,348   5,132   5,315  
          South Atlantic 4,164   4,132   3,065   3,102   2,550   2,561  
          East South Central 1,439   1,465   1,109   1,115   946   969  
          West South Central 2,734   2,815   1,963 2,130   1,635   1,785  
     West 5,204   5,275   3,631   3,810   2,803   2,924  
          Mountain 1,664   1,696   1,187   1,204   963   966  
          Pacific 3,540   3,579   2,444   2,607   1,840   1,958  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 11,826   12,003   8,565   8,954   6,906   7,183  
     Small Metro 7,931   7,616   5,907   5,707   4,856   4,693  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 5,024   4,892   3,722   3,649   3,015   2,988  
          < 250K Pop. 2,907   2,725   2,186   2,058   1,841   1,705  
     Nonmetro 3,901   3,877   3,009   2,975   2,597   2,506  
          Urbanized 1,798   1,636   1,415   1,224   1,214 1,019  
          Less Urbanized 1,827   1,846   1,376   1,440   1,193   1,236  
          Completely Rural 276 395   217   311   190   251  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 73.5   72.3   54.3   54.3   44.6   44.3  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 74.0   71.6   56.4   53.9   46.5   44.6  
          New England 75.7   73.1   58.5   56.3   49.0   46.0  
          Middle Atlantic 73.4   71.1   55.7   53.1   45.7   44.1  
     Midwest 79.4 76.8   60.6   59.1   50.8 48.3  
          East North Central 78.2   76.1   59.8   58.5   50.4   47.8  
          West North Central 82.2 78.4   62.1   60.4   51.7   49.3  
     South 72.3   71.9   53.2   54.2   44.5   45.4  
          South Atlantic 73.0   70.9   53.7   53.2   44.7   43.9  
          East South Central 73.8   75.2   56.8   57.2   48.5   49.7  
          West South Central 70.4   71.7   50.6   54.3   42.1   45.5  
     West 69.1   69.2   48.2   50.0   37.2   38.4  
          Mountain 72.7   72.3   51.9   51.3   42.1   41.2  
          Pacific 67.5   67.8   46.6   49.4   35.1   37.1  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 71.0   69.7   51.4   52.0   41.5   41.7  
     Small Metro 74.8   73.8   55.7   55.3   45.8   45.5  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 72.9   72.2   54.0   53.8   43.8   44.1  
          < 250K Pop. 78.2   76.9   58.8   58.1   49.5   48.1  
     Nonmetro 79.0   78.3   60.9   60.1   52.6   50.6  
          Urbanized 78.1   77.7   61.5   58.1   52.7   48.4  
          Less Urbanized 79.0   78.4   59.5   61.1   51.6   52.5  
          Completely Rural 85.0   80.5   67.0   63.3   58.7   51.0  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 139,921   140,926   60,023   61,957   52,263   53,813  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 26,326   27,048   10,921   11,474   9,337   9,773  
          New England 7,319   7,377   2,627   2,869   2,293   2,445  
          Middle Atlantic 19,006   19,671   8,293   8,605   7,044   7,329  
     Midwest 32,892   33,050   14,606   15,422   12,888   13,594  
          East North Central 23,047   22,831   10,302   10,717   9,099   9,526  
          West North Central 9,845   10,219   4,304   4,704   3,789   4,068  
     South 50,514   50,559   23,355   23,149   20,913   20,492  
          South Atlantic 27,305   26,784   12,400   11,395   11,023   10,172  
          East South Central 8,387 8,973   3,963 4,553   3,643   4,057  
          West South Central 14,821   14,802   6,992   7,201   6,247   6,262  
     West 30,189   30,269   11,142   11,912   9,124   9,954  
          Mountain 9,316   9,505   3,749   3,800   3,155   3,269  
          Pacific 20,874   20,764   7,392   8,112   5,969   6,684  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 72,894   74,571   30,606   31,559   25,874   26,795  
     Small Metro 41,981   41,587   18,058   18,252   16,135   16,202  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 27,094   27,903   11,441   12,056   10,097   10,614  
          < 250K Pop. 14,887   13,683   6,617   6,196   6,038   5,588  
     Nonmetro 25,046   24,768   11,359   12,146   10,254   10,816  
          Urbanized 10,092   9,141   4,700   4,563   4,134   4,081  
          Less Urbanized 12,653   12,715   5,799   6,384   5,338   5,721  
          Completely Rural 2,302   2,912   861   1,198   783   1,014  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 76.4   76.0   32.8   33.4   28.5   29.0  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 74.6   76.5   31.0   32.4   26.5   27.6  
          New England 78.8   79.4   28.3   30.9   24.7   26.3  
          Middle Atlantic 73.1   75.4   31.9   33.0   27.1   28.1  
     Midwest 80.1   79.8   35.5   37.2   31.4   32.8  
          East North Central 80.0   78.8   35.8   37.0   31.6   32.9  
          West North Central 80.1   82.2   35.0   37.8   30.8   32.7  
     South 77.0   75.7   35.6   34.6   31.9   30.7  
          South Atlantic 78.2 75.2   35.5 32.0   31.6   28.5  
          East South Central 76.3 80.6   36.1   40.9   33.1   36.4  
          West South Central 75.2   73.8   35.5   35.9   31.7   31.2  
     West 73.4   72.5   27.1   28.5   22.2   23.8  
          Mountain 77.9   77.1   31.4   30.8   26.4   26.5  
          Pacific 71.5   70.6   25.3   27.6   20.5   22.7  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 74.1   74.4   31.1   31.5   26.3   26.7  
     Small Metro 78.6   77.3   33.8   33.9   30.2   30.1  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 77.0   77.9   32.5   33.6   28.7   29.6  
          < 250K Pop. 81.7 76.0   36.3   34.4   33.2   31.0  
     Nonmetro 79.8   79.0   36.2   38.7   32.7   34.5  
          Urbanized 79.5   78.2   37.0   39.0   32.6   34.9  
          Less Urbanized 79.9   79.9   36.6   40.1   33.7   36.0  
          Completely Rural 80.3   77.2   30.0   31.8   27.3   26.9  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 163,579   164,422   77,504   79,593   66,622   68,195  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 30,532   31,135   14,128   14,553   11,982   12,318  
          New England 8,446   8,469   3,498   3,711   3,022   3,131  
          Middle Atlantic 22,087   22,666   10,630   10,842   8,960   9,187  
     Midwest 38,803   38,772   19,112   19,822   16,667   17,191  
          East North Central 27,054   26,728   13,370   13,712   11,681   11,976  
          West North Central 11,748   12,044   5,742   6,109   4,986   5,215  
     South 58,850   58,972   29,492   29,497   26,045   25,807  
          South Atlantic 31,469   30,917   15,465   14,497   13,574   12,733  
          East South Central 9,827 10,438   5,072 5,668   4,589   5,027  
          West South Central 17,555   17,617   8,954   9,332   7,882   8,047  
     West 35,394   35,544   14,773   15,722   11,928   12,878  
          Mountain 10,980   11,200   4,936   5,004   4,118   4,236  
          Pacific 24,414   24,344   9,837   10,718   7,809   8,642  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 84,720   86,574   39,170   40,513   32,780   33,978  
     Small Metro 49,912   49,203   23,966   23,960   20,991   20,895  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 32,118   32,795   15,162   15,705   13,112   13,602  
          < 250K Pop. 17,794   16,408   8,803   8,255   7,879   7,293  
     Nonmetro 28,947   28,645   14,368   15,121   12,851   13,322  
          Urbanized 11,890   10,777   6,115   5,787   5,348   5,100  
          Less Urbanized 14,480   14,561   7,175   7,824   6,530   6,958  
          Completely Rural 2,577   3,307   1,078   1,509   973   1,265  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 76.0   75.5   36.0   36.5   30.9   31.3  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 74.5   75.8   34.5   35.4   29.3   30.0  
          New England 78.4   78.5   32.5   34.4   28.1   29.0  
          Middle Atlantic 73.2   74.8   35.2   35.8   29.7   30.3  
     Midwest 80.0   79.4   39.4   40.6   34.3   35.2  
          East North Central 79.7   78.4   39.4   40.2   34.4   35.1  
          West North Central 80.5   81.6   39.3   41.4   34.1   35.3  
     South 76.3   75.1   38.2   37.6   33.8   32.9  
          South Atlantic 77.5 74.6   38.1 35.0   33.4   30.7  
          East South Central 75.9 79.8   39.2   43.3   35.5   38.4  
          West South Central 74.4   73.5   38.0   38.9   33.4   33.6  
     West 72.7   72.0   30.4   31.8   24.5   26.1  
          Mountain 77.1   76.3   34.7   34.1   28.9   28.9  
          Pacific 70.9   70.1   28.6   30.9   22.7   24.9  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 73.7   73.7   34.1   34.5   28.5   28.9  
     Small Metro 78.0   76.7   37.5   37.4   32.8   32.6  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 76.4   77.0   36.0   36.9   31.2   31.9  
          < 250K Pop. 81.1 76.2   40.1   38.3   35.9   33.9  
     Nonmetro 79.7   78.9   39.5   41.6   35.4   36.7  
          Urbanized 79.3   78.1   40.8   41.9   35.7   37.0  
          Less Urbanized 79.8   79.7   39.5   42.9   36.0   38.1  
          Completely Rural 80.8   77.6   33.8   35.4   30.5   29.7  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 161,842   161,863   69,909   70,832   59,896   60,532  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 30,002   30,722   12,905   12,982   11,022   11,189  
          New England 8,268   8,250   3,113   3,254   2,685   2,817  
          Middle Atlantic 21,734   22,472   9,791   9,728   8,337   8,371  
     Midwest 38,610   38,439   17,252   17,694   15,055   15,305  
          East North Central 26,893   26,475   12,078   12,245   10,549   10,735  
          West North Central 11,718   11,963   5,174   5,450   4,506   4,570  
     South 58,128   57,786   26,602   26,119   23,063   22,403  
          South Atlantic 30,967   30,266   13,807   12,824   11,921   11,180  
          East South Central 9,698 10,242   4,507   4,958   4,046   4,288  
          West South Central 17,463   17,278   8,288   8,337   7,096   6,936  
     West 35,102   34,917   13,150   14,037   10,756   11,636  
          Mountain 10,837   11,052   4,434   4,459   3,702   3,777  
          Pacific 24,265   23,865   8,716   9,578   7,053   7,859  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 83,354   84,817   35,335   36,017   29,738   30,535  
     Small Metro 49,776   48,468   21,447   21,359   18,644   18,403  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 31,973   32,285   13,639   13,901   11,713   11,923  
          < 250K Pop. 17,803   16,183   7,808   7,457   6,932   6,480  
     Nonmetro 28,711   28,579   13,127   13,456   11,513   11,594  
          Urbanized 11,670   10,629   5,663   5,081   4,891   4,490  
          Less Urbanized 14,504   14,605   6,536   6,969   5,809   5,995  
          Completely Rural 2,537   3,345   928 1,407   813   1,109  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 67.3   66.6   29.1   29.1   24.9   24.9  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 65.9   67.3   28.4   28.5   24.2   24.5  
          New England 69.2   69.0   26.1   27.2   22.5   23.5  
          Middle Atlantic 64.8   66.7   29.2   28.9   24.8   24.9  
     Midwest 71.2   70.5   31.8   32.5   27.8   28.1  
          East North Central 70.9   69.5   31.8   32.1   27.8   28.2  
          West North Central 72.0   72.9   31.8   33.2   27.7   27.8  
     South 67.5   66.0   30.9   29.8   26.8   25.6  
          South Atlantic 68.5 65.6   30.6 27.8   26.4   24.2  
          East South Central 67.4   70.5   31.3   34.1   28.1   29.5  
          West South Central 65.8   64.1   31.2   30.9   26.7   25.7  
     West 64.2   63.0   24.1   25.3   19.7   21.0  
          Mountain 67.8   67.2   27.7   27.1   23.2   23.0  
          Pacific 62.7   61.1   22.5   24.5   18.2   20.1  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 65.0   64.7   27.5   27.5   23.2   23.3  
     Small Metro 69.5 67.7   29.9   29.8   26.0   25.7  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 67.8   67.7   28.9   29.1   24.8   25.0  
          < 250K Pop. 72.8 67.7   31.9   31.2   28.3   27.1  
     Nonmetro 70.8   70.5   32.4   33.2   28.4   28.6  
          Urbanized 69.9   69.1   33.9   33.0   29.3   29.2  
          Less Urbanized 71.5   71.6   32.2   34.2   28.6   29.4  
          Completely Rural 71.1   70.2   26.0   29.5   22.8   23.3  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 7,363 6,781   4,645 4,387   2,998 2,733  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 1,269   1,196   877   793   550   522  
          New England 333   294   243   198   152   129  
          Middle Atlantic 935   902   634   595   398   393  
     Midwest 1,768 1,582   1,113   1,046   735   689  
          East North Central 1,198 1,086   770   695   496   457  
          West North Central 570 496   343   352   238   232  
     South 2,698   2,618   1,677   1,633   1,086   984  
          South Atlantic 1,353   1,305   834   822   554   503  
          East South Central 494   463   316   292   218   192  
          West South Central 851   850   527   519   313   289  
     West 1,628 1,386   978   915   628   538  
          Mountain 495   507   289   340   194   200  
          Pacific 1,133 878   690   575   434 338  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 3,473   3,251   2,158   2,122   1,333   1,325  
     Small Metro 2,373 2,046   1,532 1,277   1,008 794  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,536 1,351   1,000 864   646 538  
          < 250K Pop. 837 695   531 414   362 257  
     Nonmetro 1,517   1,485   955   988   657   614  
          Urbanized 565   508   373   335   259   221  
          Less Urbanized 821   785   511   519   351   314  
          Completely Rural 132   192   70 133   47   79  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 29.2 26.7   18.4 17.3   11.9 10.8  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 28.0   26.3   19.3   17.4   12.1   11.5  
          New England 28.4   25.0   20.7   16.8   12.9   11.0  
          Middle Atlantic 27.8   26.8   18.9   17.7   11.8   11.7  
     Midwest 31.1 27.9   19.6   18.5   12.9   12.2  
          East North Central 29.9 27.1   19.2   17.3   12.4   11.4  
          West North Central 34.0 30.0   20.5   21.3   14.2   14.0  
     South 30.0   28.9   18.6   18.0   12.1   10.9  
          South Atlantic 29.5   28.1   18.2   17.7   12.1   10.8  
          East South Central 34.1   32.0   21.8   20.2   15.0   13.2  
          West South Central 28.6   28.5   17.7   17.4   10.5   9.7  
     West 27.2 22.8   16.3   15.0   10.5   8.9  
          Mountain 28.4   28.8   16.6   19.3   11.1   11.4  
          Pacific 26.7 20.3   16.2 13.3   10.2 7.8  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 26.0 23.8   16.2   15.5   10.0   9.7  
     Small Metro 31.0 27.4   20.0 17.1   13.2 10.6  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 30.1 26.5   19.6 16.9   12.7 10.5  
          < 250K Pop. 32.9 29.4   20.9 17.5   14.2 10.9  
     Nonmetro 35.9   35.1   22.6   23.4   15.6   14.5  
          Urbanized 33.2   32.1   22.0   21.2   15.2   14.0  
          Less Urbanized 38.2   36.6   23.8   24.2   16.4   14.6  
          Completely Rural 34.8   38.2   18.6   26.4   12.5   15.7  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 22,118   21,879   15,290   15,348   12,731   12,667  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 3,966   3,822   2,814   2,709   2,377   2,245  
          New England 1,036   1,000   747   715   644   584  
          Middle Atlantic 2,930   2,823   2,068   1,994   1,733   1,661  
     Midwest 5,518 5,293   3,962 3,750   3,369 3,146  
          East North Central 3,763 3,603   2,712 2,550   2,314 2,153  
          West North Central 1,755   1,690   1,250   1,200   1,055   993  
     South 7,814   7,863   5,373   5,615   4,500   4,692  
          South Atlantic 3,907   3,855   2,684   2,744   2,248   2,259  
          East South Central 1,342   1,377   940   976   810   850  
          West South Central 2,565   2,631   1,749   1,895   1,443   1,583  
     West 4,821   4,901   3,140   3,274   2,485   2,585  
          Mountain 1,546   1,572   1,013   1,016   841   845  
          Pacific 3,275   3,329   2,126   2,258   1,644   1,739  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 11,085   11,140   7,512   7,841   6,134   6,383  
     Small Metro 7,382   7,102   5,112   4,906   4,269   4,082  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,657   4,571   3,213   3,140   2,672   2,623  
          < 250K Pop. 2,725   2,530   1,899   1,766   1,597   1,460  
     Nonmetro 3,652   3,637   2,666   2,601   2,328   2,201  
          Urbanized 1,666   1,529   1,247   1,078   1,088 908  
          Less Urbanized 1,720   1,729   1,223   1,243   1,072   1,070  
          Completely Rural 266 379   196   280   168   223  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 68.7 67.3   47.5   47.2   39.5   39.0  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 69.8 66.9   49.5   47.4   41.8   39.3  
          New England 69.6   66.9   50.2   47.9   43.2   39.1  
          Middle Atlantic 69.8   67.0   49.3   47.3   41.3   39.4  
     Midwest 74.2 71.1   53.3 50.3   45.3 42.2  
          East North Central 73.4 70.3   52.9 49.8   45.1 42.0  
          West North Central 75.8   72.6   54.0   51.6   45.6   42.7  
     South 67.7   67.2   46.6   48.0   39.0   40.1  
          South Atlantic 68.5   66.1   47.0   47.1   39.4   38.7  
          East South Central 68.8   70.7   48.2   50.1   41.5   43.6  
          West South Central 66.1   67.0   45.1   48.3   37.2   40.3  
     West 64.0   64.3   41.7   43.0   33.0   33.9  
          Mountain 67.6   67.0   44.3   43.3   36.8   36.0  
          Pacific 62.5   63.1   40.5   42.8   31.4   33.0  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 66.6   64.7   45.1   45.5   36.8   37.1  
     Small Metro 69.6   68.8   48.2   47.5   40.3   39.6  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 67.6   67.5   46.6   46.3   38.8   38.7  
          < 250K Pop. 73.3   71.4   51.1   49.9   43.0   41.2  
     Nonmetro 73.9   73.4   54.0   52.5   47.1   44.4  
          Urbanized 72.3   72.6   54.2   51.2   47.2   43.1  
          Less Urbanized 74.4   73.4   52.8   52.8   46.3   45.4  
          Completely Rural 81.9   77.1   60.4   57.0   51.8   45.3  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 132,360   133,203   49,974   51,098   44,166   45,133  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 24,767   25,704   9,214   9,481   8,095   8,422  
          New England 6,898   6,957   2,124   2,341   1,890   2,105  
          Middle Atlantic 17,869 18,747   7,089   7,140   6,206   6,318  
     Midwest 31,325   31,564   12,176   12,898   10,951   11,470  
          East North Central 21,931   21,786   8,595   9,000   7,738   8,125  
          West North Central 9,393   9,778   3,581   3,898   3,213   3,345  
     South 47,616   47,304   19,553   18,871   17,477   16,728  
          South Atlantic 25,707   25,106   10,289   9,259   9,119   8,418  
          East South Central 7,862 8,401   3,251   3,689   3,018   3,246  
          West South Central 14,047   13,797   6,013   5,923   5,340   5,063  
     West 28,652   28,630   9,032   9,848   7,643   8,513  
          Mountain 8,795   8,973   3,132   3,103   2,667   2,731  
          Pacific 19,857   19,657   5,900   6,745   4,975   5,781  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 68,797   70,426   25,665   26,055   22,271   22,827  
     Small Metro 40,021   39,320   14,803   15,175   13,367   13,526  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 25,779   26,362   9,425   9,897   8,394   8,762  
          < 250K Pop. 14,242   12,958   5,378   5,278   4,973   4,764  
     Nonmetro 23,542   23,457   9,506   9,868   8,528   8,779  
          Urbanized 9,440   8,593   4,043   3,667   3,544   3,361  
          Less Urbanized 11,963   12,091   4,802   5,207   4,386   4,611  
          Completely Rural 2,140   2,774   662   994   598   807  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 72.3   71.9   27.3   27.6   24.1   24.3  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 70.2   72.7   26.1   26.8   22.9   23.8  
          New England 74.3   74.8   22.9   25.2   20.4   22.6  
          Middle Atlantic 68.7   71.9   27.3   27.4   23.9   24.2  
     Midwest 76.2   76.2   29.6   31.1   26.7   27.7  
          East North Central 76.1   75.2   29.8   31.1   26.9   28.0  
          West North Central 76.5   78.6   29.1   31.3   26.1   26.9  
     South 72.6   70.8   29.8   28.2   26.6   25.0  
          South Atlantic 73.6 70.4   29.5 26.0   26.1   23.6  
          East South Central 71.5   75.4   29.6   33.1   27.5   29.2  
          West South Central 71.3   68.8   30.5   29.5   27.1   25.2  
     West 69.6   68.6   22.0   23.6   18.6   20.4  
          Mountain 73.6   72.8   26.2   25.2   22.3   22.2  
          Pacific 68.0   66.8   20.2   22.9   17.0   19.6  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 70.0   70.3   26.1   26.0   22.7   22.8  
     Small Metro 75.0   73.0   27.7   28.2   25.0   25.1  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 73.3   73.6   26.8   27.6   23.9   24.5  
          < 250K Pop. 78.2 72.0   29.5   29.3   27.3   26.5  
     Nonmetro 75.0   74.8   30.3   31.5   27.2   28.0  
          Urbanized 74.4   73.5   31.8   31.4   27.9   28.7  
          Less Urbanized 75.6   76.0   30.3   32.7   27.7   29.0  
          Completely Rural 74.7   73.6   23.1   26.4   20.9   21.4  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 154,479   155,082   65,264   66,446   56,897   57,799  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 28,733   29,526   12,028   12,189   10,472   10,667  
          New England 7,935   7,957   2,871   3,056   2,533   2,689  
          Middle Atlantic 20,799   21,570   9,157   9,133   7,939   7,978  
     Midwest 36,842   36,857   16,139   16,648   14,320   14,616  
          East North Central 25,694   25,389   11,307   11,550   10,052   10,278  
          West North Central 11,148   11,468   4,831   5,098   4,268   4,338  
     South 55,430   55,168   24,926   24,486   21,978   21,419  
          South Atlantic 29,614   28,961   12,973   12,003   11,366   10,677  
          East South Central 9,204 9,778   4,191   4,666   3,828   4,096  
          West South Central 16,612   16,428   7,762   7,818   6,783   6,646  
     West 33,473   33,531   12,172   13,122   10,127   11,097  
          Mountain 10,341   10,545   4,145   4,119   3,508   3,577  
          Pacific 23,132   22,986   8,027 9,004   6,620 7,521  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 79,881   81,566   33,177   33,896   28,406   29,211  
     Small Metro 47,403   46,422   19,915   20,081   17,636   17,608  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 30,437   30,934   12,638   13,037   11,066   11,385  
          < 250K Pop. 16,967   15,488   7,277   7,044   6,570   6,223  
     Nonmetro 27,194   27,094   12,172   12,469   10,856   10,980  
          Urbanized 11,105   10,121   5,290   4,745   4,632   4,269  
          Less Urbanized 13,683   13,820   6,024   6,449   5,458   5,681  
          Completely Rural 2,406   3,152   858 1,274   766   1,030  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 71.8   71.2   30.3   30.5   26.4   26.5  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 70.1   71.9   29.4   29.7   25.6   26.0  
          New England 73.7   73.7   26.7   28.3   23.5   24.9  
          Middle Atlantic 68.9   71.2   30.3   30.1   26.3   26.3  
     Midwest 75.9   75.4   33.3   34.1   29.5   29.9  
          East North Central 75.7   74.5   33.3   33.9   29.6   30.1  
          West North Central 76.4   77.7   33.1   34.5   29.2   29.4  
     South 71.9   70.2   32.3   31.2   28.5   27.3  
          South Atlantic 72.9 69.8   31.9 28.9   28.0   25.7  
          East South Central 71.1   74.7   32.4   35.7   29.6   31.3  
          West South Central 70.4   68.5   32.9   32.6   28.8   27.7  
     West 68.8   67.9   25.0   26.6   20.8   22.5  
          Mountain 72.6   71.8   29.1   28.1   24.6   24.4  
          Pacific 67.2   66.2   23.3   25.9   19.2   21.7  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 69.5   69.5   28.9   28.9   24.7   24.9  
     Small Metro 74.1   72.4   31.1   31.3   27.6   27.5  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 72.4   72.6   30.0   30.6   26.3   26.7  
          < 250K Pop. 77.4 71.9   33.2   32.7   30.0   28.9  
     Nonmetro 74.9   74.6   33.5   34.3   29.9   30.2  
          Urbanized 74.1   73.4   35.3   34.4   30.9   30.9  
          Less Urbanized 75.4   75.7   33.2   35.3   30.1   31.1  
          Completely Rural 75.4   74.0   26.9   29.9   24.0   24.2  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
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
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 93,409   93,470   50,278   50,927   43,130   42,543   46.2   45.5  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION                
     Northeast 18,252   18,619   9,447   9,563   8,805   9,057   48.2   48.6  
          New England 5,019   5,016   2,300   2,449   2,719   2,566   54.2   51.2  
          Middle Atlantic 13,233   13,604   7,147   7,113   6,087   6,490   46.0   47.7  
     Midwest 22,726   23,054   12,872   13,197   9,854   9,857   43.4   42.8  
          East North Central 16,052   15,736   9,122   9,209   6,929   6,527   43.2   41.5  
          West North Central 6,674 7,318   3,749   3,987   2,925   3,330   43.8   45.5  
     South 34,530   33,839   19,540   18,902   14,990   14,937   43.4   44.1  
          South Atlantic 18,932   17,871   10,270   9,583   8,662   8,288   45.8   46.4  
          East South Central 5,995 6,716   3,582   3,800   2,413   2,916   40.2   43.4  
          West South Central 9,603   9,252   5,688   5,518   3,916   3,734   40.8   40.4  
     West 17,901   17,958   8,420   9,266   9,480   8,692   53.0 48.4  
          Mountain 6,019   5,980   3,023   3,130   2,996   2,850   49.8   47.7  
          Pacific 11,881   11,978   5,397   6,135   6,484   5,842   54.6 48.8  
COUNTY TYPE                
     Large Metro 46,333   47,081   24,270   24,893   22,063   22,187   47.6   47.1  
     Small Metro 29,296   28,269   15,892   15,720   13,404   12,549   45.8   44.4  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18,776   18,799   10,001   10,165   8,774   8,634   46.7   45.9  
          < 250K Pop. 10,520   9,470   5,891   5,554   4,629   3,915   44.0   41.3  
     Nonmetro 17,780   18,121   10,117   10,314   7,663   7,807   43.1   43.1  
          Urbanized 7,342   6,674   4,278   4,036   3,064   2,637   41.7   39.5  
          Less Urbanized 8,874   9,465   5,151   5,317   3,723   4,148   42.0   43.8  
          Completely Rural 1,564   1,982   688   961   876   1,021   56.0   51.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime is defined as ever smoking every day for at least 30 days.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
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
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 38.8   38.4   20.9   20.9   17.9   17.5   46.2   45.5  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION                
     Northeast 40.1   40.8   20.8   21.0   19.4   19.8   48.2   48.6  
          New England 42.0   41.9   19.3   20.5   22.8   21.4   54.2   51.2  
          Middle Atlantic 39.4   40.4   21.3   21.1   18.1   19.3   46.0   47.7  
     Midwest 41.9   42.3   23.7   24.2   18.2   18.1   43.4   42.8  
          East North Central 42.3   41.3   24.0   24.2   18.3   17.1   43.2   41.5  
          West North Central 41.0 44.6   23.0   24.3   18.0   20.3   43.8   45.5  
     South 40.1   38.6   22.7   21.6   17.4   17.1   43.4   44.1  
          South Atlantic 41.9 38.8   22.7   20.8   19.2   18.0   45.8   46.4  
          East South Central 41.7 46.2   24.9   26.1   16.8   20.1   40.2   43.4  
          West South Central 36.2   34.3   21.4   20.5   14.7   13.8   40.8   40.4  
     West 32.7   32.4   15.4   16.7   17.3   15.7   53.0 48.4  
          Mountain 37.7   36.4   18.9   19.0   18.7   17.3   49.8   47.7  
          Pacific 30.7   30.7   14.0   15.7   16.8   15.0   54.6 48.8  
COUNTY TYPE                
     Large Metro 36.1   35.9   18.9   19.0   17.2   16.9   47.6   47.1  
     Small Metro 40.9   39.5   22.2   22.0   18.7   17.5   45.8   44.4  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 39.8   39.4   21.2   21.3   18.6   18.1   46.7   45.9  
          < 250K Pop. 43.0   39.6   24.1   23.2   18.9   16.4   44.0   41.3  
     Nonmetro 43.8   44.7   24.9   25.4   18.9   19.3   43.1   43.1  
          Urbanized 44.0   43.4   25.6   26.2   18.4   17.1   41.7   39.5  
          Less Urbanized 43.7   46.4   25.4   26.1   18.3   20.3   42.0   43.8  
          Completely Rural 43.8   41.6   19.3   20.2   24.6   21.4   56.0   51.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Daily Cigarette Use in Lifetime is defined as ever smoking every day for at least 30 days.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 44,625   44,793   9,756   10,442   7,154   7,682  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 5,854   6,117   1,039   1,278   679   847  
          New England 1,500   1,597   250   274   161   166  
          Middle Atlantic 4,354   4,520   789   1,004   519   681  
     Midwest 11,131   11,813   2,435 2,861   1,777   2,087  
          East North Central 7,026   7,499   1,448 1,721   1,054   1,240  
          West North Central 4,105   4,314   987   1,141   723   848  
     South 18,357   17,509   4,469   4,713   3,501   3,612  
          South Atlantic 8,931   8,124   2,025   2,002   1,586   1,472  
          East South Central 3,794   3,656   948   1,156   756   938  
          West South Central 5,631   5,729   1,496   1,555   1,159   1,202  
     West 9,284   9,354   1,813   1,590   1,197   1,135  
          Mountain 3,478   3,629   754   774   523   564  
          Pacific 5,806   5,725   1,058   816   674   571  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 18,776   19,065   3,219   3,379   2,149   2,277  
     Small Metro 15,000   14,965   3,539   3,670   2,644   2,640  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 9,268   9,207   2,088   2,117   1,555   1,553  
          < 250K Pop. 5,732   5,757   1,451   1,554   1,089   1,087  
     Nonmetro 10,850   10,763   2,999   3,393   2,362   2,765  
          Urbanized 4,243   3,887   1,062   1,167   823   978  
          Less Urbanized 5,421   5,597   1,596   1,803   1,254   1,416  
          Completely Rural 1,186   1,279   341   423   284   371  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 18.6   18.4   4.1   4.3   3.0   3.2  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 12.9   13.4   2.3   2.8   1.5   1.9  
          New England 12.6   13.3   2.1   2.3   1.3   1.4  
          Middle Atlantic 13.0   13.4   2.4   3.0   1.5   2.0  
     Midwest 20.5   21.7   4.5 5.2   3.3   3.8  
          East North Central 18.5   19.7   3.8 4.5   2.8   3.3  
          West North Central 25.2   26.3   6.1   6.9   4.4   5.2  
     South 21.3   20.0   5.2   5.4   4.1   4.1  
          South Atlantic 19.8 17.6   4.5   4.3   3.5   3.2  
          East South Central 26.4   25.2   6.6   8.0   5.3   6.5  
          West South Central 21.2   21.2   5.6   5.8   4.4   4.5  
     West 17.0   16.9   3.3   2.9   2.2   2.0  
          Mountain 21.8   22.1   4.7   4.7   3.3   3.4  
          Pacific 15.0   14.7   2.7   2.1   1.7   1.5  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 14.6   14.5   2.5   2.6   1.7   1.7  
     Small Metro 20.9   20.9   4.9   5.1   3.7   3.7  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19.6   19.3   4.4   4.4   3.3   3.3  
          < 250K Pop. 23.4   24.1   5.9   6.5   4.4   4.5  
     Nonmetro 26.8   26.5   7.4   8.4   5.8 6.8  
          Urbanized 25.4   25.3   6.4   7.6   4.9   6.4  
          Less Urbanized 26.7   27.4   7.9   8.8   6.2   6.9  
          Completely Rural 33.3   26.9   9.6   8.9   8.0   7.8  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 1,791   1,801   1,085   1,105   571   523  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 212   218   137   148   65   60  
          New England 49   47   32   34   17   13  
          Middle Atlantic 164   171   106   114   48   47  
     Midwest 401   432   244   264   130   120  
          East North Central 248   249   151   154   75   61  
          West North Central 152   183   92   111   55   59  
     South 880   850   506   506   268   282  
          South Atlantic 361   380   193   219   100   118  
          East South Central 221   217   135   133   79   73  
          West South Central 298   253   178   154   89   91  
     West 298   301   197   186   108 61  
          Mountain 126   122   86   77   50 23  
          Pacific 172   179   112   110   58   38  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 533   596   313 396   137   141  
     Small Metro 660   595   399   347   214   178  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 392   340   232   195   133   103  
          < 250K Pop. 268   256   167   152   81   75  
     Nonmetro 599   609   372   362   220   204  
          Urbanized 182   194   120   115   65   73  
          Less Urbanized 356   329   221   199   136   96  
          Completely Rural 61   86   30   48   19   35  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 7.1   7.1   4.3   4.4   2.3   2.1  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 4.7   4.8   3.0   3.3   1.4   1.3  
          New England 4.1   4.0   2.7   2.9   1.5   1.1  
          Middle Atlantic 4.9   5.1   3.1   3.4   1.4   1.4  
     Midwest 7.0   7.6   4.3   4.7   2.3   2.1  
          East North Central 6.2   6.2   3.8   3.8   1.9   1.5  
          West North Central 9.1   11.0   5.5   6.7   3.3   3.6  
     South 9.8   9.4   5.6   5.6   3.0   3.1  
          South Atlantic 7.9   8.2   4.2   4.7   2.2   2.6  
          East South Central 15.3   15.0   9.3   9.2   5.4   5.0  
          West South Central 10.0   8.5   6.0   5.2   3.0   3.1  
     West 5.0   4.9   3.3   3.1   1.8 1.0  
          Mountain 7.2   6.9   4.9   4.4   2.9 1.3  
          Pacific 4.1   4.1   2.6   2.5   1.4   0.9  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 4.0   4.4   2.3   2.9   1.0   1.0  
     Small Metro 8.6   8.0   5.2   4.6   2.8   2.4  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 7.7   6.7   4.6   3.8   2.6   2.0  
          < 250K Pop. 10.6   10.8   6.6   6.4   3.2   3.2  
     Nonmetro 14.2   14.4   8.8   8.6   5.2   4.8  
          Urbanized 10.7   12.3   7.1   7.3   3.8   4.6  
          Less Urbanized 16.6   15.4   10.3   9.3   6.3 4.5  
          Completely Rural 16.1   17.1   8.1   9.6   5.0   7.0  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 6,878   6,768   2,563   2,766   1,589   1,664  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 1,002   1,000   364   398   203   219  
          New England 273   297   99   122   51   61  
          Middle Atlantic 728   703   265   276   152   158  
     Midwest 2,025 1,876   780   827   492   461  
          East North Central 1,245   1,170   468   506   295   287  
          West North Central 779   706   312   321   197   174  
     South 2,455   2,435   937   1,035   616   687  
          South Atlantic 1,148   1,133   410   447   256   283  
          East South Central 523   495   211   234   155   166  
          West South Central 784   808   316   354   204   238  
     West 1,397   1,457   482   506   278   297  
          Mountain 551   582   194   212   124   130  
          Pacific 846   875   288   295   154   167  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 2,759   2,762   866 1,055   469 591  
     Small Metro 2,546   2,479   971   999   630   590  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,600   1,489   614   561   390   325  
          < 250K Pop. 946   990   357   439   240   265  
     Nonmetro 1,573   1,527   726   712   490   483  
          Urbanized 677   580   303   250   197   170  
          Less Urbanized 768   773   354   377   247   254  
          Completely Rural 128   174   68   85   47   59  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 21.4   20.8   8.0   8.5   4.9   5.1  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 17.6   17.5   6.4   7.0   3.6   3.8  
          New England 18.4   19.9   6.6   8.2   3.4   4.1  
          Middle Atlantic 17.4   16.7   6.3   6.5   3.6   3.7  
     Midwest 27.2 25.2   10.5   11.1   6.6   6.2  
          East North Central 24.3   22.8   9.1   9.9   5.8   5.6  
          West North Central 33.7   30.3   13.5   13.8   8.5   7.5  
     South 21.3   20.8   8.1   8.8   5.3   5.9  
          South Atlantic 20.1   19.4   7.2   7.7   4.5   4.9  
          East South Central 26.8   25.4   10.8   12.0   7.9   8.5  
          West South Central 20.2   20.6   8.1   9.0   5.3   6.1  
     West 18.6   19.1   6.4   6.6   3.7   3.9  
          Mountain 24.1   24.8   8.5   9.0   5.4   5.5  
          Pacific 16.1   16.6   5.5   5.6   2.9   3.2  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 16.6   16.0   5.2 6.1   2.8   3.4  
     Small Metro 24.0   24.0   9.2   9.7   5.9   5.7  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 23.2   22.0   8.9   8.3   5.7   4.8  
          < 250K Pop. 25.5   27.9   9.6 12.4   6.5   7.5  
     Nonmetro 31.8   30.8   14.7   14.4   9.9   9.7  
          Urbanized 29.4   27.5   13.2   11.9   8.5   8.1  
          Less Urbanized 33.2   32.8   15.3   16.0   10.7   10.8  
          Completely Rural 39.4   35.3   21.0   17.3   14.3   12.0  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 35,956   36,224   6,109   6,572   4,994   5,495  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 4,640   4,898   538   732   411   569  
          New England 1,177   1,253   119   118   92   92  
          Middle Atlantic 3,462   3,645   419 614   318   476  
     Midwest 8,706 9,506   1,412 1,770   1,155 1,506  
          East North Central 5,533   6,080   829   1,061   683   892  
          West North Central 3,174   3,426   583   709   472   615  
     South 15,022   14,224   3,025   3,172   2,617   2,643  
          South Atlantic 7,422   6,612   1,423   1,336   1,229   1,071  
          East South Central 3,051   2,943   602   789   523   700  
          West South Central 4,549   4,669   1,001   1,048   865   873  
     West 7,589   7,596   1,133   898   812   777  
          Mountain 2,801   2,925   475   486   350   412  
          Pacific 4,788   4,671   659 412   462   365  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 15,484   15,707   2,039   1,928   1,543   1,545  
     Small Metro 11,794   11,891   2,169   2,324   1,800   1,872  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 7,276   7,378   1,242   1,361   1,032   1,125  
          < 250K Pop. 4,518   4,512   928   963   768   747  
     Nonmetro 8,678   8,627   1,901   2,319   1,651 2,077  
          Urbanized 3,383   3,112   638   802   561   735  
          Less Urbanized 4,297   4,494   1,021   1,227   872   1,066  
          Completely Rural 998   1,020   243   290   219   277  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 19.6   19.5   3.3   3.5   2.7   3.0  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 13.2   13.8   1.5   2.1   1.2   1.6  
          New England 12.7   13.5   1.3   1.3   1.0   1.0  
          Middle Atlantic 13.3   14.0   1.6 2.4   1.2   1.8  
     Midwest 21.2   23.0   3.4 4.3   2.8 3.6  
          East North Central 19.2   21.0   2.9   3.7   2.4   3.1  
          West North Central 25.8   27.5   4.7   5.7   3.8   4.9  
     South 22.9   21.3   4.6   4.7   4.0   4.0  
          South Atlantic 21.3 18.6   4.1   3.7   3.5   3.0  
          East South Central 27.8   26.4   5.5   7.1   4.8   6.3  
          West South Central 23.1   23.3   5.1   5.2   4.4   4.4  
     West 18.4   18.2   2.8   2.1   2.0   1.9  
          Mountain 23.4   23.7   4.0   3.9   2.9   3.3  
          Pacific 16.4   15.9   2.3 1.4   1.6   1.2  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 15.7   15.7   2.1   1.9   1.6   1.5  
     Small Metro 22.1   22.1   4.1   4.3   3.4   3.5  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.7   20.6   3.5   3.8   2.9   3.1  
          < 250K Pop. 24.8   25.1   5.1   5.4   4.2   4.2  
     Nonmetro 27.6   27.5   6.1 7.4   5.3 6.6  
          Urbanized 26.7   26.6   5.0   6.9   4.4   6.3  
          Less Urbanized 27.1   28.3   6.4   7.7   5.5   6.7  
          Completely Rural 34.8   27.1   8.5   7.7   7.6   7.3  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 42,835   42,992   8,672   9,338   6,583   7,158  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 5,642   5,898   902   1,130   614   787  
          New England 1,451   1,550   218   240   144   153  
          Middle Atlantic 4,191   4,349   683   889   470   634  
     Midwest 10,731   11,381   2,192 2,597   1,647 1,967  
          East North Central 6,778   7,250   1,297 1,567   978   1,179  
          West North Central 3,953   4,132   895   1,030   669   788  
     South 17,476   16,659   3,963   4,207   3,233   3,330  
          South Atlantic 8,570   7,744   1,832   1,782   1,486   1,353  
          East South Central 3,573   3,438   813   1,023   677   866  
          West South Central 5,333   5,476   1,317   1,401   1,070   1,111  
     West 8,986   9,053   1,615   1,404   1,089   1,074  
          Mountain 3,352   3,507   668   698   473   541  
          Pacific 5,634   5,546   947   706   616   532  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 18,243   18,469   2,905   2,983   2,012   2,136  
     Small Metro 14,340   14,369   3,140   3,323   2,430   2,462  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 8,876   8,867   1,856   1,921   1,422   1,450  
          < 250K Pop. 5,464   5,502   1,284   1,402   1,008   1,012  
     Nonmetro 10,251   10,154   2,627   3,031   2,142 2,560  
          Urbanized 4,060   3,693   941   1,052   758   905  
          Less Urbanized 5,065   5,268   1,375   1,604   1,118   1,319  
          Completely Rural 1,126   1,193   311   375   265   336  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 19.9   19.7   4.0   4.3   3.1   3.3  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 13.8   14.4   2.2   2.7   1.5   1.9  
          New England 13.5   14.4   2.0   2.2   1.3   1.4  
          Middle Atlantic 13.9   14.4   2.3   2.9   1.6   2.1  
     Midwest 22.1   23.3   4.5 5.3   3.4   4.0  
          East North Central 20.0   21.3   3.8 4.6   2.9   3.5  
          West North Central 27.1   28.0   6.1   7.0   4.6   5.3  
     South 22.7   21.2   5.1   5.4   4.2   4.2  
          South Atlantic 21.1 18.7   4.5   4.3   3.7   3.3  
          East South Central 27.6   26.3   6.3   7.8   5.2   6.6  
          West South Central 22.6   22.8   5.6   5.8   4.5   4.6  
     West 18.5   18.3   3.3   2.8   2.2   2.2  
          Mountain 23.5   23.9   4.7   4.8   3.3   3.7  
          Pacific 16.4   16.0   2.8   2.0   1.8   1.5  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 15.9   15.7   2.5   2.5   1.8   1.8  
     Small Metro 22.4   22.4   4.9   5.2   3.8   3.8  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 21.1   20.8   4.4   4.5   3.4   3.4  
          < 250K Pop. 24.9   25.5   5.9   6.5   4.6   4.7  
     Nonmetro 28.2   28.0   7.2   8.3   5.9 7.0  
          Urbanized 27.1   26.8   6.3   7.6   5.1   6.6  
          Less Urbanized 27.9   28.8   7.6   8.8   6.2   7.2  
          Completely Rural 35.3   28.0   9.7   8.8   8.3   7.9  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 87,409   88,260   25,974   26,908   13,727   13,640  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 15,421   15,324   4,528   4,739   2,294   2,392  
          New England 4,415   4,508   1,263   1,240   740   663  
          Middle Atlantic 11,006   10,816   3,265   3,499   1,554   1,729  
     Midwest 21,939   22,453   6,823   6,878   3,758   3,659  
          East North Central 15,012   15,208   4,741   4,753   2,652   2,572  
          West North Central 6,927   7,245   2,081   2,125   1,105   1,087  
     South 30,055   30,739   9,127   9,668   5,058   5,086  
          South Atlantic 15,875   16,216   4,748   4,923   2,661   2,532  
          East South Central 5,104   5,182   1,527   1,786   899   951  
          West South Central 9,077   9,341   2,852   2,960   1,498   1,602  
     West 19,994   19,744   5,497   5,622   2,618   2,503  
          Mountain 6,290   6,376   1,865   1,794   906   773  
          Pacific 13,704   13,368   3,631   3,828   1,712   1,730  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 45,315   45,808   13,786   14,392   7,255   7,092  
     Small Metro 26,930   26,986   8,084   8,116   4,293   4,302  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 17,116   17,835   5,205   5,560   2,678   3,070  
          < 250K Pop. 9,814   9,151   2,879   2,556   1,615 1,232  
     Nonmetro 15,165   15,466   4,104   4,399   2,180   2,245  
          Urbanized 6,371   5,937   1,793   1,784   944   847  
          Less Urbanized 7,384   7,669   2,057   2,146   1,099   1,136  
          Completely Rural 1,410   1,860   254 469   137   262  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 36.3   36.3   10.8   11.1   5.7   5.6  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 33.9   33.6   10.0   10.4   5.0   5.2  
          New England 37.0   37.7   10.6   10.4   6.2   5.5  
          Middle Atlantic 32.8   32.1   9.7   10.4   4.6   5.1  
     Midwest 40.5   41.2   12.6   12.6   6.9   6.7  
          East North Central 39.6   39.9   12.5   12.5   7.0   6.7  
          West North Central 42.6   44.1   12.8   12.9   6.8   6.6  
     South 34.9   35.1   10.6   11.0   5.9   5.8  
          South Atlantic 35.1   35.2   10.5   10.7   5.9   5.5  
          East South Central 35.5   35.7   10.6   12.3   6.2   6.5  
          West South Central 34.2   34.6   10.7   11.0   5.6   5.9  
     West 36.6   35.6   10.1   10.1   4.8   4.5  
          Mountain 39.3   38.8   11.7   10.9   5.7   4.7  
          Pacific 35.4   34.3   9.4   9.8   4.4   4.4  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 35.3   34.9   10.7   11.0   5.7   5.4  
     Small Metro 37.6   37.7   11.3   11.3   6.0   6.0  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36.3   37.4   11.0   11.7   5.7   6.4  
          < 250K Pop. 40.1   38.3   11.8   10.7   6.6 5.2  
     Nonmetro 37.4   38.1   10.1   10.9   5.4   5.5  
          Urbanized 38.2   38.6   10.7   11.6   5.7   5.5  
          Less Urbanized 36.4   37.6   10.1   10.5   5.4   5.6  
          Completely Rural 39.5   39.0   7.1   9.9   3.8   5.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 3,743   3,573   2,568   2,485   1,201 1,064  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 633   603   472   433   215   182  
          New England 188   178   140   130   58   49  
          Middle Atlantic 445   425   332   304   157   134  
     Midwest 947   899   662   635   313   283  
          East North Central 630   608   436   435   211   183  
          West North Central 317   291   226   200   102   101  
     South 1,313   1,272   868   827   402   371  
          South Atlantic 662   614   431   407   190   193  
          East South Central 235   227   155   145   74   59  
          West South Central 415   431   283   276   138   120  
     West 851   798   566   589   271   227  
          Mountain 298   329   205   242   95   89  
          Pacific 554   469   361   347   176   138  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 1,779   1,774   1,253   1,263   563   538  
     Small Metro 1,199   1,096   811   757   392 319  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 788   740   528   507   248   208  
          < 250K Pop. 411   357   283   250   144   111  
     Nonmetro 766   703   503   464   246   207  
          Urbanized 297   248   198   176   101   76  
          Less Urbanized 406   345   269   217   132   101  
          Completely Rural 63 110   37   72   14   30  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 14.8   14.1   10.2   9.8   4.8 4.2  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 13.9   13.3   10.4   9.5   4.7   4.0  
          New England 16.0   15.1   12.0   11.0   4.9   4.1  
          Middle Atlantic 13.2   12.6   9.9   9.0   4.7   4.0  
     Midwest 16.7   15.9   11.7   11.2   5.5   5.0  
          East North Central 15.7   15.2   10.9   10.8   5.3   4.5  
          West North Central 19.0   17.6   13.5   12.1   6.1   6.1  
     South 14.6   14.0   9.6   9.1   4.5   4.1  
          South Atlantic 14.5   13.2   9.4   8.8   4.2   4.2  
          East South Central 16.2   15.7   10.7   10.0   5.1   4.1  
          West South Central 14.0   14.5   9.5   9.3   4.6   4.0  
     West 14.2   13.1   9.4   9.7   4.5   3.7  
          Mountain 17.1   18.7   11.7   13.8   5.5   5.1  
          Pacific 13.0   10.9   8.5   8.0   4.1   3.2  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 13.3   13.0   9.4   9.2   4.2   3.9  
     Small Metro 15.7   14.7   10.6   10.1   5.1 4.3  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 15.4   14.5   10.4   9.9   4.9   4.1  
          < 250K Pop. 16.2   15.1   11.1   10.6   5.7   4.7  
     Nonmetro 18.1   16.6   11.9   11.0   5.8   4.9  
          Urbanized 17.5   15.7   11.7   11.1   5.9   4.8  
          Less Urbanized 18.9   16.1   12.5   10.1   6.1   4.7  
          Completely Rural 16.6   21.8   9.7   14.3   3.7   6.0  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 14,213   14,036   7,724   7,856   4,103   3,895  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 2,444   2,418   1,371   1,333   675   667  
          New England 712   685   400   387   208   209  
          Middle Atlantic 1,732   1,734   970   946   467   458  
     Midwest 3,831 3,641   2,029   2,037   1,079   975  
          East North Central 2,533   2,444   1,377   1,399   734   677  
          West North Central 1,298 1,197   652   638   345   298  
     South 4,760   4,774   2,683   2,706   1,506   1,417  
          South Atlantic 2,382   2,314   1,338   1,330   736   729  
          East South Central 891   867   514   482   293   250  
          West South Central 1,486   1,593   832   894   477   438  
     West 3,177   3,203   1,641   1,781   842   835  
          Mountain 1,080   1,073   603   602   329   271  
          Pacific 2,097   2,130   1,038   1,179   513   565  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 7,000   7,110   3,753   3,953   2,034   1,910  
     Small Metro 4,918   4,636   2,733   2,659   1,431   1,404  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 3,136   2,970   1,722   1,716   858   931  
          < 250K Pop. 1,782   1,666   1,011   942   574   473  
     Nonmetro 2,295   2,290   1,238   1,244   638   581  
          Urbanized 1,091   1,005   582   538   311   242  
          Less Urbanized 1,048   1,055   588   581   289   291  
          Completely Rural 156 230   68 125   38   48  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 44.1   43.2   24.0   24.2   12.7   12.0  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 43.0   42.4   24.1   23.3   11.9   11.7  
          New England 47.9   45.8   26.9   25.9   14.0   14.0  
          Middle Atlantic 41.3   41.1   23.1   22.4   11.1   10.9  
     Midwest 51.5 48.9   27.3   27.3   14.5   13.1  
          East North Central 49.4   47.7   26.9   27.3   14.3   13.2  
          West North Central 56.1 51.4   28.2   27.4   14.9   12.8  
     South 41.3   40.8   23.3   23.1   13.1   12.1  
          South Atlantic 41.8   39.7   23.5   22.8   12.9   12.5  
          East South Central 45.7   44.5   26.3   24.8   15.0   12.8  
          West South Central 38.3   40.6   21.4   22.8   12.3   11.2  
     West 42.2   42.0   21.8   23.4   11.2   11.0  
          Mountain 47.2   45.7   26.4   25.7   14.4 11.5  
          Pacific 40.0   40.4   19.8   22.3   9.8   10.7  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 42.0   41.3   22.5   23.0   12.2   11.1  
     Small Metro 46.4   44.9   25.8   25.8   13.5   13.6  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 45.5   43.8   25.0   25.3   12.5   13.7  
          < 250K Pop. 48.0   47.0   27.2   26.6   15.4   13.3  
     Nonmetro 46.5   46.2   25.1   25.1   12.9   11.7  
          Urbanized 47.4   47.7   25.3   25.6   13.5   11.5  
          Less Urbanized 45.3   44.8   25.4   24.7   12.5   12.4  
          Completely Rural 48.2   46.8   20.8   25.5   11.7   9.8  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 69,453   70,652   15,681   16,567   8,423   8,681  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 12,344   12,303   2,685   2,973   1,404   1,543  
          New England 3,515   3,645   722   724   474   405  
          Middle Atlantic 8,829   8,657   1,963   2,249   929   1,137  
     Midwest 17,160   17,913   4,132   4,206   2,365   2,400  
          East North Central 11,849   12,156   2,928   2,919   1,707   1,712  
          West North Central 5,311   5,757   1,204   1,287   658   688  
     South 23,983   24,693   5,575   6,135   3,149   3,297  
          South Atlantic 12,830   13,288   2,978   3,187   1,735   1,611  
          East South Central 3,978   4,087   859   1,158   532   642  
          West South Central 7,175   7,318   1,738   1,791   883   1,044  
     West 15,966   15,743   3,290   3,252   1,505   1,441  
          Mountain 4,912   4,973   1,057   950   481   414  
          Pacific 11,053   10,769   2,233   2,303   1,023   1,027  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 36,536   36,924   8,779   9,176   4,658   4,645  
     Small Metro 20,813   21,254   4,540   4,701   2,469   2,580  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 13,192   14,125   2,955   3,336   1,572   1,931  
          < 250K Pop. 7,621   7,129   1,585   1,364   897   648  
     Nonmetro 12,104   12,473   2,362   2,691   1,296   1,457  
          Urbanized 4,983   4,684   1,012   1,070   533   529  
          Less Urbanized 5,930   6,269   1,200   1,349   678   744  
          Completely Rural 1,191   1,520   149   272   85   185  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 37.9   38.1   8.6   8.9   4.6   4.7  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 35.0   34.8   7.6   8.4   4.0   4.4  
          New England 37.9   39.2   7.8   7.8   5.1   4.4  
          Middle Atlantic 34.0   33.2   7.6   8.6   3.6   4.4  
     Midwest 41.8   43.3   10.1   10.2   5.8   5.8  
          East North Central 41.1   42.0   10.2   10.1   5.9   5.9  
          West North Central 43.2   46.3   9.8   10.3   5.4   5.5  
     South 36.6   36.9   8.5   9.2   4.8   4.9  
          South Atlantic 36.8   37.3   8.5   8.9   5.0   4.5  
          East South Central 36.2   36.7   7.8   10.4   4.8   5.8  
          West South Central 36.4   36.5   8.8   8.9   4.5   5.2  
     West 38.8   37.7   8.0   7.8   3.7   3.4  
          Mountain 41.1   40.3   8.8   7.7   4.0   3.4  
          Pacific 37.9   36.6   7.7   7.8   3.5   3.5  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 37.2   36.9   8.9   9.2   4.7   4.6  
     Small Metro 39.0   39.5   8.5   8.7   4.6   4.8  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 37.5   39.4   8.4   9.3   4.5   5.4  
          < 250K Pop. 41.8   39.6   8.7   7.6   4.9   3.6  
     Nonmetro 38.6   39.8   7.5   8.6   4.1   4.6  
          Urbanized 39.3   40.1   8.0   9.1   4.2   4.5  
          Less Urbanized 37.5   39.4   7.6   8.5   4.3   4.7  
          Completely Rural 41.6   40.3   5.2   7.2   3.0   4.9  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 83,666   84,687   23,405   24,423   12,526   12,576  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 14,788   14,721   4,056   4,306   2,079   2,210  
          New England 4,227   4,330   1,123   1,111   682   615  
          Middle Atlantic 10,561   10,391   2,933   3,195   1,397   1,595  
     Midwest 20,992   21,554   6,160   6,243   3,445   3,376  
          East North Central 14,382   14,600   4,305   4,318   2,441   2,390  
          West North Central 6,610   6,954   1,856   1,925   1,004   986  
     South 28,743   29,467   8,258   8,841   4,656   4,714  
          South Atlantic 15,212   15,602   4,317   4,516   2,471   2,340  
          East South Central 4,869   4,954   1,373   1,641   825   892  
          West South Central 8,661   8,911   2,569   2,684   1,360   1,482  
     West 19,143   18,945   4,931   5,033   2,347   2,276  
          Mountain 5,993   6,046   1,660   1,552   811   684  
          Pacific 13,151   12,899   3,271   3,481   1,536   1,592  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 43,536   44,034   12,532   13,129   6,692   6,554  
     Small Metro 25,731   25,890   7,273   7,360   3,901   3,983  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 16,328   17,095   4,677   5,053   2,430 2,862  
          < 250K Pop. 9,403   8,795   2,596   2,307   1,471 1,121  
     Nonmetro 14,399   14,763   3,600   3,935   1,934   2,038  
          Urbanized 6,073   5,690   1,595   1,608   843   771  
          Less Urbanized 6,978   7,324   1,788   1,929   968   1,035  
          Completely Rural 1,347   1,750   217 397   123   232  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 38.9   38.9   10.9   11.2   5.8   5.8  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 36.1   35.8   9.9   10.5   5.1   5.4  
          New England 39.2   40.1   10.4   10.3   6.3   5.7  
          Middle Atlantic 35.0   34.3   9.7   10.5   4.6   5.3  
     Midwest 43.3   44.1   12.7   12.8   7.1   6.9  
          East North Central 42.4   42.8   12.7   12.7   7.2   7.0  
          West North Central 45.3   47.1   12.7   13.0   6.9   6.7  
     South 37.3   37.5   10.7   11.3   6.0   6.0  
          South Atlantic 37.5   37.6   10.6   10.9   6.1   5.6  
          East South Central 37.6   37.9   10.6   12.5   6.4   6.8  
          West South Central 36.7   37.2   10.9   11.2   5.8   6.2  
     West 39.3   38.4   10.1   10.2   4.8   4.6  
          Mountain 42.1   41.2   11.7   10.6   5.7   4.7  
          Pacific 38.2   37.2   9.5   10.0   4.5   4.6  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 37.9   37.5   10.9   11.2   5.8   5.6  
     Small Metro 40.2   40.4   11.4   11.5   6.1   6.2  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.8   40.1   11.1   11.9   5.8   6.7  
          < 250K Pop. 42.9   40.8   11.8   10.7   6.7 5.2  
     Nonmetro 39.6   40.6   9.9   10.8   5.3   5.6  
          Urbanized 40.5   41.2   10.6   11.7   5.6   5.6  
          Less Urbanized 38.5   40.1   9.9   10.6   5.3   5.7  
          Completely Rural 42.2   41.1   6.8   9.3   3.9   5.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 198,220 201,667   156,686 161,626   120,934 126,028  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 38,477   38,769   32,054   32,301   25,236   25,085  
          New England 10,496   10,336   8,912   8,818   7,244   6,941  
          Middle Atlantic 27,981   28,433   23,141   23,482   17,992   18,144  
     Midwest 46,430   46,993   37,437   38,090   29,106   29,979  
          East North Central 32,469   32,629   26,236   26,439   20,407   20,900  
          West North Central 13,961 14,364   11,201   11,652   8,699   9,079  
     South 69,097 71,035   51,808 54,383   38,843 41,840  
          South Atlantic 36,693 37,942   27,808 29,610   20,814 23,088  
          East South Central 11,263   11,465   7,945   8,053   5,699   6,063  
          West South Central 21,141   21,629   16,056   16,720   12,330   12,690  
     West 44,216   44,870   35,388 36,853   27,749 29,124  
          Mountain 13,045 13,601   10,241 11,082   7,871 8,774  
          Pacific 31,171   31,269   25,147   25,771   19,878   20,350  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 106,054   108,943   86,320 90,515   67,647 71,300  
     Small Metro 59,297   59,528   46,177   47,214   35,582   36,815  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38,907   39,849   30,680   32,069   23,732   25,503  
          < 250K Pop. 20,390   19,679   15,497   15,145   11,851   11,311  
     Nonmetro 32,869   33,195   24,189   23,898   17,705   17,913  
          Urbanized 13,824   12,789   10,142   9,515   7,732   7,329  
          Less Urbanized 16,197   16,560   11,892   11,826   8,304   8,677  
          Completely Rural 2,847   3,846   2,155   2,557   1,668   1,907  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 82.4   82.9   65.1 66.5   50.3 51.8  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 84.6   85.0   70.5   70.8   55.5   55.0  
          New England 87.9   86.4   74.6   73.7   60.6   58.0  
          Middle Atlantic 83.4   84.5   69.0   69.8   53.6   53.9  
     Midwest 85.6   86.2   69.1   69.9   53.7   55.0  
          East North Central 85.6   85.6   69.2   69.4   53.8   54.8  
          West North Central 85.8   87.5   68.8   71.0   53.5   55.3  
     South 80.2   81.1   60.1 62.1   45.1 47.8  
          South Atlantic 81.2   82.3   61.5   64.2   46.1 50.1  
          East South Central 78.3   78.9   55.2   55.4   39.6   41.7  
          West South Central 79.6   80.2   60.5   62.0   46.4   47.1  
     West 80.9   80.9   64.7   66.4   50.8   52.5  
          Mountain 81.6   82.8   64.1   67.4   49.2 53.4  
          Pacific 80.6   80.1   65.0   66.0   51.4   52.1  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 82.6   83.1   67.3 69.1   52.7 54.4  
     Small Metro 82.8   83.1   64.5   65.9   49.7   51.4  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 82.5   83.5   65.0 67.2   50.3 53.5  
          < 250K Pop. 83.3   82.3   63.3   63.4   48.4   47.3  
     Nonmetro 81.0   81.9   59.6   58.9   43.7   44.2  
          Urbanized 82.8   83.2   60.7   61.9   46.3   47.7  
          Less Urbanized 79.8   81.2   58.6   58.0   40.9   42.5  
          Completely Rural 79.8   80.7   60.4   53.7   46.8   40.0  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 10,596   10,306   8,537   8,454   4,436 4,191  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 1,995   1,887   1,662   1,591   873   840  
          New England 546 463   456 396   251   214  
          Middle Atlantic 1,450   1,424   1,206   1,195   622   626  
     Midwest 2,493   2,384   2,026   1,974   1,059   1,009  
          East North Central 1,755   1,664   1,424   1,381   727   681  
          West North Central 737   720   602   593   332   328  
     South 3,590   3,660   2,814   2,949   1,398   1,430  
          South Atlantic 1,813   1,796   1,422   1,452   688   675  
          East South Central 589   574   447   465   230   213  
          West South Central 1,189 1,291   945   1,033   480   542  
     West 2,517   2,375   2,035   1,939   1,105 911  
          Mountain 759   740   610   604   333   301  
          Pacific 1,758   1,634   1,426   1,336   773 610  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 5,413   5,425   4,438   4,497   2,213   2,153  
     Small Metro 3,285   3,030   2,577   2,449   1,431 1,252  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,189   2,055   1,702   1,686   924   869  
          < 250K Pop. 1,096   975   875   762   507 383  
     Nonmetro 1,898   1,851   1,522   1,508   792   786  
          Urbanized 744   676   580   541   283   282  
          Less Urbanized 986   966   803   798   424   419  
          Completely Rural 168   209   139   169   84   85  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 42.0 40.6   33.9   33.3   17.6 16.5  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 44.0   41.5   36.6   35.0   19.2   18.5  
          New England 46.5 39.4   38.8 33.7   21.4   18.2  
          Middle Atlantic 43.1   42.3   35.9   35.5   18.5   18.6  
     Midwest 43.9   42.1   35.7   34.8   18.6   17.8  
          East North Central 43.8   41.5   35.5   34.4   18.1   17.0  
          West North Central 44.1   43.6   36.0   35.9   19.8   19.9  
     South 39.9   40.4   31.3   32.5   15.5   15.8  
          South Atlantic 39.6   38.7   31.1   31.3   15.0   14.6  
          East South Central 40.6   39.6   30.8   32.1   15.9   14.7  
          West South Central 40.0   43.3   31.8   34.7   16.2   18.2  
     West 42.0 39.1   33.9   31.9   18.4 15.0  
          Mountain 43.5   42.1   34.9   34.3   19.1   17.1  
          Pacific 41.4 37.8   33.5   30.9   18.2 14.1  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 40.6   39.7   33.3   32.9   16.6   15.8  
     Small Metro 43.0 40.6   33.7   32.8   18.7 16.8  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 42.9 40.3   33.4   33.1   18.1   17.0  
          < 250K Pop. 43.1   41.3   34.4   32.3   19.9 16.2  
     Nonmetro 44.9   43.8   36.0   35.7   18.8   18.6  
          Urbanized 43.8   42.7   34.1   34.2   16.7   17.8  
          Less Urbanized 45.9   45.1   37.4   37.2   19.8   19.6  
          Completely Rural 44.6   41.6   36.7   33.7   22.4   16.9  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 27,752   27,836   25,127   25,303   19,474   19,783  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 5,029   4,987   4,673   4,613   3,775   3,766  
          New England 1,351   1,330   1,278   1,264   1,072   1,060  
          Middle Atlantic 3,677   3,657   3,395   3,349   2,703   2,706  
     Midwest 6,712   6,628   6,224   6,171   4,924   4,981  
          East North Central 4,581   4,526   4,238   4,218   3,350   3,357  
          West North Central 2,130   2,102   1,987   1,953   1,573   1,624  
     South 9,760   9,900   8,723   8,828   6,567   6,598  
          South Atlantic 4,885   4,968   4,377   4,476   3,309   3,321  
          East South Central 1,628   1,589   1,431   1,382   1,085   991  
          West South Central 3,247   3,344   2,915   2,970   2,174   2,286  
     West 6,252   6,322   5,507   5,691   4,208   4,437  
          Mountain 1,885   1,928   1,662   1,724   1,315   1,376  
          Pacific 4,367   4,394   3,845   3,967   2,893   3,061  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 14,223   14,665   12,902   13,412   9,979 10,664  
     Small Metro 9,233   8,905   8,400   8,083   6,615   6,324  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 5,939   5,813   5,404   5,262   4,300   4,171  
          < 250K Pop. 3,293   3,092   2,996   2,821   2,314   2,153  
     Nonmetro 4,296   4,267   3,825   3,808   2,880   2,794  
          Urbanized 2,044   1,840   1,854   1,698   1,458   1,272  
          Less Urbanized 1,965   1,993   1,728   1,758   1,245   1,284  
          Completely Rural 287 434   243 352   177   238  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 86.2   85.7   78.0   77.9   60.5   60.9  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 88.5   87.3   82.2   80.8   66.4   66.0  
          New England 90.8   89.0   85.8   84.6   72.1   70.9  
          Middle Atlantic 87.6   86.7   80.9   79.5   64.4   64.2  
     Midwest 90.2   89.0   83.6   82.8   66.2   66.9  
          East North Central 89.4   88.4   82.6   82.3   65.3   65.5  
          West North Central 92.1   90.4   85.9   84.0   68.0   69.8  
     South 84.6   84.6   75.6   75.4   56.9   56.4  
          South Atlantic 85.6   85.2   76.7   76.8   58.0   57.0  
          East South Central 83.4   81.5   73.3   70.9   55.6   50.8  
          West South Central 83.7   85.2   75.1   75.7   56.0   58.2  
     West 83.0   82.9   73.1   74.7   55.9   58.2  
          Mountain 82.4   82.2   72.7   73.5   57.5   58.7  
          Pacific 83.3   83.3   73.3   75.2   55.2   58.0  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 85.4   85.2   77.5   77.9   59.9   61.9  
     Small Metro 87.1   86.3   79.2   78.3   62.4   61.3  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 86.2   85.8   78.4   77.7   62.4   61.5  
          < 250K Pop. 88.6   87.3   80.6   79.7   62.3   60.8  
     Nonmetro 87.0   86.1   77.4   76.9   58.3   56.4  
          Urbanized 88.8   87.4   80.5   80.6   63.3   60.4  
          Less Urbanized 84.9   84.6   74.7   74.7   53.8   54.5  
          Completely Rural 88.4   88.3   74.9   71.6   54.6   48.4  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 159,872 163,525   123,022 127,869   97,023 102,054  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 31,453   31,895   25,719   26,096   20,587   20,478  
          New England 8,599   8,543   7,179   7,158   5,921   5,667  
          Middle Atlantic 22,855   23,352   18,540   18,938   14,667   14,811  
     Midwest 37,225 37,981   29,186   29,945   23,123   23,989  
          East North Central 26,133   26,439   20,574   20,840   16,330   16,862  
          West North Central 11,093 11,542   8,612   9,105   6,793   7,126  
     South 55,747 57,475   40,272 42,605   30,877 33,812  
          South Atlantic 29,995 31,178   22,008 23,682   16,818 19,092  
          East South Central 9,047   9,303   6,067   6,206   4,383   4,858  
          West South Central 16,705   16,994   12,196   12,717   9,676   9,862  
     West 35,447   36,174   27,845 29,223   22,436 23,776  
          Mountain 10,400 10,933   7,969 8,754   6,223 7,096  
          Pacific 25,047   25,241   19,876   20,469   16,212   16,680  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 86,419   88,853   68,981   72,605   55,455   58,482  
     Small Metro 46,779   47,593   35,200   36,682   27,537   29,238  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 30,779   31,981   23,574   25,120   18,507 20,464  
          < 250K Pop. 16,000   15,612   11,626   11,562   9,030   8,775  
     Nonmetro 26,674   27,078   18,841   18,581   14,032   14,334  
          Urbanized 11,036   10,273   7,707   7,276   5,991   5,775  
          Less Urbanized 13,247   13,602   9,360   9,269   6,634   6,974  
          Completely Rural 2,392   3,203   1,774   2,036   1,406   1,585  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 87.3   88.2   67.2 69.0   53.0 55.1  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 89.2   90.2   72.9   73.8   58.4   57.9  
          New England 92.6   91.9   77.3   77.0   63.8   61.0  
          Middle Atlantic 87.9   89.5   71.3   72.6   56.4   56.8  
     Midwest 90.6   91.7   71.0   72.3   56.3   57.9  
          East North Central 90.7   91.3   71.4   71.9   56.7   58.2  
          West North Central 90.3   92.8   70.1   73.2   55.3   57.3  
     South 85.0   86.0   61.4   63.8   47.1 50.6  
          South Atlantic 85.9   87.5   63.1   66.5   48.2 53.6  
          East South Central 82.3   83.5   55.2   55.7   39.9   43.6  
          West South Central 84.8   84.7   61.9   63.4   49.1   49.2  
     West 86.2   86.6   67.7   70.0   54.5   56.9  
          Mountain 87.0   88.7   66.7 71.0   52.1 57.5  
          Pacific 85.8   85.8   68.1   69.5   55.6   56.7  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 87.9   88.7   70.2 72.5   56.4   58.4  
     Small Metro 87.6   88.4   65.9   68.1   51.6 54.3  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.5   89.3   67.0 70.1   52.6 57.1  
          < 250K Pop. 87.8   86.8   63.8   64.2   49.6   48.8  
     Nonmetro 85.0   86.3   60.0   59.2   44.7   45.7  
          Urbanized 86.9   87.9   60.7   62.2   47.2   49.4  
          Less Urbanized 83.7   85.5   59.1   58.3   41.9   43.8  
          Completely Rural 83.5   85.0   61.9   54.0   49.1   42.0  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 187,624 191,361   148,149 153,172   116,498 121,837  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 36,482   36,882   30,392   30,709   24,363   24,244  
          New England 9,950   9,873   8,456   8,422   6,993   6,727  
          Middle Atlantic 26,532   27,008   21,936   22,287   17,369   17,518  
     Midwest 43,937 44,609   35,411   36,116   28,047   28,970  
          East North Central 30,714   30,965   24,812   25,058   19,680   20,219  
          West North Central 13,223 13,644   10,599   11,058   8,367   8,751  
     South 65,507 67,375   48,994 51,434   37,445 40,410  
          South Atlantic 34,880 36,146   26,386 28,158   20,126 22,413  
          East South Central 10,675   10,891   7,498   7,588   5,468   5,849  
          West South Central 19,952   20,338   15,111   15,687   11,850   12,148  
     West 41,699   42,495   33,352 34,914   26,644 28,213  
          Mountain 12,286 12,861   9,631 10,478   7,539 8,473  
          Pacific 29,413   29,634   23,721   24,435   19,105   19,741  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 100,642   103,518   81,883 86,018   65,434 69,147  
     Small Metro 56,012   56,498   43,600   44,765   34,151   35,563  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36,718   37,794   28,978   30,383   22,807   24,635  
          < 250K Pop. 19,294   18,704   14,622   14,383   11,344   10,928  
     Nonmetro 30,971   31,345   22,667   22,389   16,912   17,128  
          Urbanized 13,080   12,113   9,562   8,974   7,449   7,048  
          Less Urbanized 15,212   15,594   11,088   11,028   7,880   8,258  
          Completely Rural 2,679   3,637   2,017   2,388   1,584   1,822  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 87.1   87.8   68.8 70.3   54.1 55.9  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 89.1   89.8   74.2   74.7   59.5   59.0  
          New England 92.4   91.5   78.5   78.1   64.9   62.3  
          Middle Atlantic 87.9   89.1   72.7   73.6   57.5   57.8  
     Midwest 90.5   91.3   73.0   73.9   57.8   59.3  
          East North Central 90.5   90.8   73.1   73.5   58.0   59.3  
          West North Central 90.6   92.4   72.6   74.9   57.3   59.3  
     South 84.9   85.8   63.5   65.5   48.5 51.5  
          South Atlantic 85.9   87.2   65.0   67.9   49.6 54.0  
          East South Central 82.5   83.2   57.9   58.0   42.3   44.7  
          West South Central 84.6   84.8   64.1   65.4   50.2   50.7  
     West 85.7   86.0   68.5   70.7   54.7   57.1  
          Mountain 86.3   87.6   67.6 71.4   52.9 57.7  
          Pacific 85.4   85.4   68.9   70.4   55.5   56.9  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 87.5   88.2   71.2 73.3   56.9 58.9  
     Small Metro 87.5   88.1   68.1   69.8   53.4   55.4  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.3   88.7   68.9 71.3   54.2 57.8  
          < 250K Pop. 88.0   86.8   66.7   66.8   51.7   50.7  
     Nonmetro 85.2   86.3   62.4   61.6   46.6   47.2  
          Urbanized 87.2   87.8   63.8   65.0   49.7   51.1  
          Less Urbanized 83.8   85.4   61.1   60.4   43.4   45.2  
          Completely Rural 84.0   85.4   63.2   56.0   49.6   42.8  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 120,934 126,028   54,725   55,090   16,689   16,035  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 25,236   25,085   11,086   10,479   3,085   3,128  
          New England 7,244   6,941   3,200   2,859   950   955  
          Middle Atlantic 17,992   18,144   7,887   7,619   2,135   2,173  
     Midwest 29,106   29,979   14,125   14,003   4,627   4,317  
          East North Central 20,407   20,900   9,741   9,542   3,239   2,840  
          West North Central 8,699   9,079   4,384   4,461   1,388   1,477  
     South 38,843 41,840   18,215   18,714   5,852   5,395  
          South Atlantic 20,814 23,088   9,481   9,494   2,972 2,530  
          East South Central 5,699   6,063   2,544   2,917   897   851  
          West South Central 12,330   12,690   6,189   6,303   1,984   2,014  
     West 27,749 29,124   11,299   11,894   3,125   3,195  
          Mountain 7,871 8,774   3,595   3,767   972   1,009  
          Pacific 19,878   20,350   7,704   8,127   2,154   2,186  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 67,647 71,300   29,358   29,240   8,221   8,002  
     Small Metro 35,582   36,815   16,468   16,975   5,638   5,305  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 23,732   25,503   10,804   11,262   3,592   3,580  
          < 250K Pop. 11,851   11,311   5,665   5,713   2,047   1,725  
     Nonmetro 17,705   17,913   8,899   8,875   2,830   2,729  
          Urbanized 7,732   7,329   3,900   3,568   1,241   1,082  
          Less Urbanized 8,304   8,677   4,194   4,412   1,291   1,376  
          Completely Rural 1,668   1,907   805   895   298   271  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 50.3 51.8   22.8   22.7   6.9   6.6  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 55.5   55.0   24.4   23.0   6.8   6.9  
          New England 60.6   58.0   26.8   23.9   8.0   8.0  
          Middle Atlantic 53.6   53.9   23.5   22.6   6.4   6.5  
     Midwest 53.7   55.0   26.1   25.7   8.5   7.9  
          East North Central 53.8   54.8   25.7   25.0   8.5   7.5  
          West North Central 53.5   55.3   26.9   27.2   8.5   9.0  
     South 45.1 47.8   21.1   21.4   6.8   6.2  
          South Atlantic 46.1 50.1   21.0   20.6   6.6 5.5  
          East South Central 39.6   41.7   17.7   20.1   6.2   5.9  
          West South Central 46.4   47.1   23.3   23.4   7.5   7.5  
     West 50.8   52.5   20.7   21.4   5.7   5.8  
          Mountain 49.2 53.4   22.5   22.9   6.1   6.1  
          Pacific 51.4   52.1   19.9   20.8   5.6   5.6  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 52.7 54.4   22.9   22.3   6.4   6.1  
     Small Metro 49.7   51.4   23.0   23.7   7.9   7.4  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 50.3 53.5   22.9   23.6   7.6   7.5  
          < 250K Pop. 48.4   47.3   23.1   23.9   8.4   7.2  
     Nonmetro 43.7   44.2   21.9   21.9   7.0   6.7  
          Urbanized 46.3   47.7   23.4   23.2   7.4   7.0  
          Less Urbanized 40.9   42.5   20.7   21.6   6.4   6.7  
          Completely Rural 46.8   40.0   22.6   18.8   8.4   5.7  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 4,436 4,191   2,794 2,513   671   611  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 873   840   519   492   138   121  
          New England 251   214   159 120   45 25  
          Middle Atlantic 622   626   359   372   93   96  
     Midwest 1,059   1,009   700   641   165   158  
          East North Central 727   681   464   420   116 85  
          West North Central 332   328   236   221   48   72  
     South 1,398   1,430   845   832   213   208  
          South Atlantic 688   675   414   372   95   96  
          East South Central 230   213   142   120   34   31  
          West South Central 480   542   289   340   84   81  
     West 1,105 911   730 548   156   125  
          Mountain 333   301   229   189   42   59  
          Pacific 773 610   501 360   113 66  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 2,213   2,153   1,334   1,264   320   295  
     Small Metro 1,431 1,252   894 763   215   191  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 924   869   597   527   129   130  
          < 250K Pop. 507 383   297   236   86   61  
     Nonmetro 792   786   565   486   136   125  
          Urbanized 283   282   192   182   57   46  
          Less Urbanized 424   419   310   244   62   58  
          Completely Rural 84   85   64   60   17   21  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 17.6 16.5   11.1 9.9   2.7   2.4  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 19.2   18.5   11.4   10.8   3.0   2.7  
          New England 21.4   18.2   13.6 10.2   3.9 2.1  
          Middle Atlantic 18.5   18.6   10.7   11.0   2.8   2.8  
     Midwest 18.6   17.8   12.3   11.3   2.9   2.8  
          East North Central 18.1   17.0   11.6   10.5   2.9 2.1  
          West North Central 19.8   19.9   14.1   13.3   2.9   4.4  
     South 15.5   15.8   9.4   9.2   2.4   2.3  
          South Atlantic 15.0   14.6   9.0   8.0   2.1   2.1  
          East South Central 15.9   14.7   9.8   8.3   2.4   2.1  
          West South Central 16.2   18.2   9.7   11.4   2.8   2.7  
     West 18.4 15.0   12.2 9.0   2.6   2.1  
          Mountain 19.1   17.1   13.1   10.7   2.4   3.3  
          Pacific 18.2 14.1   11.8 8.3   2.7 1.5  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 16.6   15.8   10.0   9.3   2.4   2.2  
     Small Metro 18.7 16.8   11.7 10.2   2.8   2.6  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18.1   17.0   11.7   10.3   2.5   2.6  
          < 250K Pop. 19.9 16.2   11.7   10.0   3.4   2.6  
     Nonmetro 18.8   18.6   13.4 11.5   3.2   3.0  
          Urbanized 16.7   17.8   11.3   11.5   3.4   2.9  
          Less Urbanized 19.8   19.6   14.4 11.4   2.9   2.7  
          Completely Rural 22.4   16.9   16.9   11.9   4.5   4.1  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 19,474   19,783   13,271   13,597   4,848   4,967  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 3,775   3,766   2,647   2,668   1,050   1,006  
          New England 1,072   1,060   763   767   315   339  
          Middle Atlantic 2,703   2,706   1,883   1,901   735   667  
     Midwest 4,924   4,981   3,510   3,549   1,369   1,361  
          East North Central 3,350   3,357   2,368   2,383   889   877  
          West North Central 1,573   1,624   1,142   1,167   480   484  
     South 6,567   6,598   4,340   4,416   1,544   1,668  
          South Atlantic 3,309   3,321   2,177   2,171   769   816  
          East South Central 1,085   991   688   673   249   233  
          West South Central 2,174   2,286   1,475   1,572   525   619  
     West 4,208   4,437   2,774   2,963   884   933  
          Mountain 1,315   1,376   940   973   327   322  
          Pacific 2,893   3,061   1,833   1,990   557   611  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 9,979 10,664   6,638 7,155   2,277   2,482  
     Small Metro 6,615   6,324   4,566   4,419   1,804   1,747  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,300   4,171   2,896   2,904   1,109   1,154  
          < 250K Pop. 2,314   2,153   1,670   1,516   696   593  
     Nonmetro 2,880   2,794   2,067   2,023   766   738  
          Urbanized 1,458   1,272   1,050   887   413   339  
          Less Urbanized 1,245   1,284   900   951   305   330  
          Completely Rural 177   238   117 184   49   69  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 60.5   60.9   41.2   41.9   15.1   15.3  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 66.4   66.0   46.6   46.7   18.5   17.6  
          New England 72.1   70.9   51.3   51.3   21.2   22.7  
          Middle Atlantic 64.4   64.2   44.9   45.1   17.5   15.8  
     Midwest 66.2   66.9   47.2   47.7   18.4   18.3  
          East North Central 65.3   65.5   46.2   46.5   17.3   17.1  
          West North Central 68.0   69.8   49.4   50.1   20.8   20.8  
     South 56.9   56.4   37.6   37.7   13.4   14.2  
          South Atlantic 58.0   57.0   38.2   37.2   13.5   14.0  
          East South Central 55.6   50.8   35.3   34.5   12.8   11.9  
          West South Central 56.0   58.2   38.0   40.0   13.5   15.8  
     West 55.9   58.2   36.8   38.9   11.7   12.2  
          Mountain 57.5   58.7   41.1   41.5   14.3   13.7  
          Pacific 55.2   58.0   35.0   37.7   10.6   11.6  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 59.9   61.9   39.9   41.6   13.7   14.4  
     Small Metro 62.4   61.3   43.1   42.8   17.0   16.9  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 62.4   61.5   42.0   42.8   16.1   17.0  
          < 250K Pop. 62.3   60.8   44.9   42.8   18.7   16.8  
     Nonmetro 58.3   56.4   41.8   40.8   15.5   14.9  
          Urbanized 63.3   60.4   45.6   42.1   17.9   16.1  
          Less Urbanized 53.8   54.5   38.9   40.4   13.2   14.0  
          Completely Rural 54.6   48.4   36.2   37.5   15.1   14.1  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 97,023 102,054   38,661   38,980   11,170   10,457  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 20,587   20,478   7,921   7,319   1,896   2,002  
          New England 5,921   5,667   2,277   1,972   590   591  
          Middle Atlantic 14,667   14,811   5,644   5,347   1,306   1,411  
     Midwest 23,123   23,989   9,914   9,813   3,093   2,798  
          East North Central 16,330   16,862   6,908   6,739   2,234   1,878  
          West North Central 6,793   7,126   3,006   3,074   859   921  
     South 30,877 33,812   13,030   13,466   4,095 3,519  
          South Atlantic 16,818 19,092   6,890   6,950   2,108 1,618  
          East South Central 4,383   4,858   1,714 2,124   613   588  
          West South Central 9,676   9,862   4,426   4,392   1,374   1,313  
     West 22,436 23,776   7,795   8,382   2,085   2,138  
          Mountain 6,223 7,096   2,426   2,605   602   628  
          Pacific 16,212   16,680   5,370   5,777   1,483   1,510  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 55,455   58,482   21,386   20,821   5,623   5,224  
     Small Metro 27,537   29,238   11,008   11,792   3,619   3,366  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18,507 20,464   7,310   7,831   2,354   2,296  
          < 250K Pop. 9,030   8,775   3,698   3,961   1,265   1,071  
     Nonmetro 14,032   14,334   6,267   6,367   1,928   1,867  
          Urbanized 5,991   5,775   2,659   2,499   771   698  
          Less Urbanized 6,634   6,974   2,984   3,217   925   988  
          Completely Rural 1,406   1,585   624   651   233   181  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 53.0 55.1   21.1   21.0   6.1   5.6  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 58.4   57.9   22.5   20.7   5.4   5.7  
          New England 63.8   61.0   24.5   21.2   6.4   6.4  
          Middle Atlantic 56.4   56.8   21.7   20.5   5.0   5.4  
     Midwest 56.3   57.9   24.1   23.7   7.5   6.8  
          East North Central 56.7   58.2   24.0   23.3   7.8   6.5  
          West North Central 55.3   57.3   24.5   24.7   7.0   7.4  
     South 47.1 50.6   19.9   20.1   6.2 5.3  
          South Atlantic 48.2 53.6   19.7   19.5   6.0 4.5  
          East South Central 39.9   43.6   15.6   19.1   5.6   5.3  
          West South Central 49.1   49.2   22.5   21.9   7.0   6.5  
     West 54.5   56.9   18.9   20.1   5.1   5.1  
          Mountain 52.1 57.5   20.3   21.1   5.0   5.1  
          Pacific 55.6   56.7   18.4   19.6   5.1   5.1  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 56.4   58.4   21.7   20.8   5.7   5.2  
     Small Metro 51.6 54.3   20.6   21.9   6.8   6.3  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 52.6 57.1   20.8   21.9   6.7   6.4  
          < 250K Pop. 49.6   48.8   20.3   22.0   6.9   5.9  
     Nonmetro 44.7   45.7   20.0   20.3   6.1   6.0  
          Urbanized 47.2   49.4   20.9   21.4   6.1   6.0  
          Less Urbanized 41.9   43.8   18.9   20.2   5.8   6.2  
          Completely Rural 49.1   42.0   21.8   17.3   8.1   4.8  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 116,498 121,837   51,931   52,577   16,018   15,424  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 24,363   24,244   10,568   9,987   2,946   3,008  
          New England 6,993   6,727   3,040   2,739   905   930  
          Middle Atlantic 17,369   17,518   7,527   7,248   2,042   2,077  
     Midwest 28,047   28,970   13,424   13,362   4,462   4,159  
          East North Central 19,680   20,219   9,276   9,122   3,123   2,755  
          West North Central 8,367   8,751   4,148   4,240   1,339   1,405  
     South 37,445 40,410   17,370   17,882   5,639   5,187  
          South Atlantic 20,126 22,413   9,067   9,121   2,877 2,433  
          East South Central 5,468   5,849   2,402   2,797   863   821  
          West South Central 11,850   12,148   5,901   5,964   1,900   1,933  
     West 26,644 28,213   10,569   11,345   2,970   3,070  
          Mountain 7,539 8,473   3,366   3,578   929   950  
          Pacific 19,105   19,741   7,203   7,767   2,040   2,120  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 65,434 69,147   28,024   27,976   7,900   7,706  
     Small Metro 34,151   35,563   15,574   16,212   5,423   5,114  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 22,807   24,635   10,206   10,735   3,463   3,450  
          < 250K Pop. 11,344   10,928   5,368   5,477   1,960   1,664  
     Nonmetro 16,912   17,128   8,334   8,389   2,694   2,604  
          Urbanized 7,449   7,048   3,709   3,386   1,183   1,036  
          Less Urbanized 7,880   8,258   3,884   4,168   1,230   1,318  
          Completely Rural 1,584   1,822   741   835   281   250  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 54.1 55.9   24.1   24.1   7.4   7.1  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 59.5   59.0   25.8   24.3   7.2   7.3  
          New England 64.9   62.3   28.2   25.4   8.4   8.6  
          Middle Atlantic 57.5   57.8   24.9   23.9   6.8   6.9  
     Midwest 57.8   59.3   27.7   27.3   9.2   8.5  
          East North Central 58.0   59.3   27.3   26.8   9.2   8.1  
          West North Central 57.3   59.3   28.4   28.7   9.2   9.5  
     South 48.5 51.5   22.5   22.8   7.3   6.6  
          South Atlantic 49.6 54.0   22.3   22.0   7.1 5.9  
          East South Central 42.3   44.7   18.6   21.4   6.7   6.3  
          West South Central 50.2   50.7   25.0   24.9   8.1   8.1  
     West 54.7   57.1   21.7   23.0   6.1   6.2  
          Mountain 52.9 57.7   23.6   24.4   6.5   6.5  
          Pacific 55.5   56.9   20.9   22.4   5.9   6.1  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 56.9 58.9   24.4   23.8   6.9   6.6  
     Small Metro 53.4   55.4   24.3   25.3   8.5   8.0  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 54.2 57.8   24.3   25.2   8.2   8.1  
          < 250K Pop. 51.7   50.7   24.5   25.4   8.9   7.7  
     Nonmetro 46.6   47.2   22.9   23.1   7.4   7.2  
          Urbanized 49.7   51.1   24.7   24.5   7.9   7.5  
          Less Urbanized 43.4   45.2   21.4   22.8   6.8   7.2  
          Completely Rural 49.6   42.8   23.2   19.6   8.8   5.9  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 20,709   20,671   17,568   17,729   10,838   10,819  
GENDER            
     Male 10,624   10,500   8,946   8,927   5,723   5,658  
     Female 10,085   10,171   8,622   8,802   5,115   5,160  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,245   17,093   14,769   14,753   9,152   9,098  
          White 13,562   13,343   11,857   11,804   7,590   7,568  
          Black or African American 2,533   2,625   1,972   2,019   1,065   1,077  
          American Indian or Alaska Native 120   123   101   96   56   52  
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *   15  
          Asian 636   636   524   521   255   249  
          Two or More Races 326   298   267   258   155   137  
     Hispanic or Latino 3,464   3,578   2,799   2,976   1,686   1,721  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 6,899   6,778   6,006   5,917   4,015   3,904  
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 6,663   6,565   5,852   5,886   3,574   3,664  
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1,326   1,315   1,033   1,030   582   580  
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1,207   1,311   938   989   483   496  
     Male, Hispanic 1,805   1,865   1,424   1,540   884   963  
     Female, Hispanic 1,658   1,713   1,374   1,436   802   759  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 54.9   53.9   46.6   46.3   28.7   28.2  
GENDER            
     Male 54.9   53.7   46.3   45.6   29.6   28.9  
     Female 54.8   54.2   46.9   46.9   27.8   27.5  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 54.9   54.0   47.1   46.6   29.2   28.7  
          White 58.2   56.9   50.9   50.3   32.6   32.3  
          Black or African American 45.3   46.3   35.3   35.6   19.1   19.0  
          American Indian or Alaska Native 52.1   50.8   43.7   39.8   24.3   21.7  
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *   12.0  
          Asian 41.0   39.6   33.8   32.4   16.4   15.5  
          Two or More Races 55.6   52.2   45.6   45.3   26.4   24.0  
     Hispanic or Latino 54.5   53.8   44.1   44.7   26.6   25.9  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 57.6   56.6   50.1   49.4   33.5   32.6  
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 58.8   57.2   51.7   51.3   31.6   31.9  
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 46.3   46.2   36.0   36.2   20.3   20.4  
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 44.3   46.5   34.5   35.1   17.7   17.6  
     Male, Hispanic 55.0   54.0   43.4   44.6   26.9   27.9  
     Female, Hispanic 54.1   53.5   44.8   44.8   26.2   23.7  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 177,511   180,996   139,119 143,897   110,095 115,210  
GENDER            
     Male 89,393   91,242   72,462   73,999   60,594   62,839  
     Female 88,118   89,754   66,656 69,898   49,501 52,371  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 158,302   160,286   124,437   127,402   99,303 103,254  
          White 131,294   132,540   104,739   106,427   84,691   87,237  
          Black or African American 17,990   18,885   12,615   13,848   9,324 10,579  
          American Indian or Alaska Native 942   *   *   660   414   484  
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *   *  
          Asian 5,876   5,708   4,690   4,732   3,463   3,609  
          Two or More Races 1,856   1,804   1,531   1,393   1,185   1,096  
     Hispanic or Latino 19,209   20,709   14,681 16,495   10,792   11,955  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 65,079   65,839   53,393   53,682   45,588   46,398  
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 66,215   66,701   51,346   52,745   39,103   40,838  
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 8,474   9,023   6,401   6,871   5,137   5,772  
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 9,516   9,862   6,214   6,976   4,187   4,807  
     Male, Hispanic 10,888   11,685   8,523   9,563   6,660   7,539  
     Female, Hispanic 8,322   9,024   6,158   6,932   4,131   4,416  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 87.5   88.3   68.6 70.2   54.3 56.2  
GENDER            
     Male 92.0   92.8   74.6   75.2   62.4   63.9  
     Female 83.4   84.2   63.1 65.6   46.9 49.2  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 88.9   89.3   69.9   71.0   55.8 57.5  
          White 91.3   91.8   72.9   73.7   58.9 60.4  
          Black or African American 80.2   82.4   56.3 60.4   41.6 46.1  
          American Indian or Alaska Native 88.3   *   *   64.5   38.8   47.3  
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *   *  
          Asian 70.1   67.1   56.0   55.6   41.3   42.4  
          Two or More Races 94.1   88.4   77.6 68.3   60.1   53.8  
     Hispanic or Latino 77.8 81.3   59.5 64.7   43.7   46.9  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 94.2   94.7   77.3   77.2   66.0   66.8  
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 88.7   89.1   68.8   70.5   52.4 54.6  
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 86.2   88.8   65.1   67.6   52.3   56.8  
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 75.6   77.3   49.4 54.6   33.3   37.6  
     Male, Hispanic 86.3 89.6   67.5 73.3   52.8 57.8  
     Female, Hispanic 69.0   72.5   51.1   55.7   34.3   35.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 10,838   10,819   7,397   7,197   2,375   2,296  
GENDER            
     Male 5,723   5,658   4,271   4,175   1,582   1,492  
     Female 5,115   5,160   3,127   3,022   793   803  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 9,152   9,098   6,170   6,008   2,076   2,015  
          White 7,590   7,568   5,320   5,224   1,889   1,838  
          Black or African American 1,065   1,077   556   516   113   101  
          American Indian or Alaska Native 56   52   44   44   11   15  
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   15   *   10   1   2  
          Asian 255   249   125   119   25   20  
          Two or More Races 155   137   106   95   36   40  
     Hispanic or Latino 1,686   1,721   1,227   1,189   299   281  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 4,015   3,904   3,074   2,963   1,241   1,171  
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 3,574   3,664   2,246   2,261   649   667  
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 582   580   335   325   97   70  
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 483   496   221   191   17   31  
     Male, Hispanic 884   963   692   743   204   202  
     Female, Hispanic 802   759   535   445   95   79  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 28.7   28.2   19.6   18.8   6.3   6.0  
GENDER            
     Male 29.6   28.9   22.1   21.3   8.2   7.6  
     Female 27.8   27.5   17.0   16.1   4.3   4.3  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 29.2   28.7   19.7   19.0   6.6   6.4  
          White 32.6   32.3   22.8   22.3   8.1   7.8  
          Black or African American 19.1   19.0   9.9   9.1   2.0   1.8  
          American Indian or Alaska Native 24.3   21.7   19.0   18.1   4.7   6.0  
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   12.0   *   8.4   1.1   1.4  
          Asian 16.4   15.5   8.0   7.4   1.6   1.2  
          Two or More Races 26.4   24.0   18.0   16.6   6.2   7.1  
     Hispanic or Latino 26.6   25.9   19.3   17.9   4.7   4.2  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 33.5   32.6   25.7   24.7   10.4   9.8  
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 31.6   31.9   19.8   19.7   5.7   5.8  
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 20.3   20.4   11.7   11.4   3.4   2.5  
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 17.7   17.6   8.1   6.8   0.6   1.1  
     Male, Hispanic 26.9   27.9   21.1   21.5   6.2   5.9  
     Female, Hispanic 26.2   23.7   17.5 13.9   3.1   2.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 110,095 115,210   47,328   47,893   14,314   13,740  
GENDER            
     Male 60,594   62,839   31,924   31,850   10,806   10,680  
     Female 49,501 52,371   15,404   16,043   3,508 3,060  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 99,303 103,254   41,107   41,470   12,972   12,217  
          White 84,691   87,237   34,482   34,015   11,349   10,648  
          Black or African American 9,324 10,579   4,566   5,296   1,124   1,114  
          American Indian or Alaska Native 414   484   292   371   89   131  
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   30   36  
          Asian 3,463   3,609   1,105   1,169   240   182  
          Two or More Races 1,185   1,096   496   447   141   106  
     Hispanic or Latino 10,792   11,955   6,221   6,423   1,342   1,523  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 45,588   46,398   23,090   22,629   8,426   8,211  
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 39,103   40,838   11,392   11,386   2,923 2,437  
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 5,137   5,772   2,802   3,154   844   813  
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 4,187   4,807   1,764   2,142   280   301  
     Male, Hispanic 6,660   7,539   4,629   4,683   1,150   1,292  
     Female, Hispanic 4,131   4,416   1,591   1,740   192   231  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 54.3 56.2   23.3   23.4   7.1   6.7  
GENDER            
     Male 62.4   63.9   32.9   32.4   11.1   10.9  
     Female 46.9 49.2   14.6   15.1   3.3 2.9  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
     Not Hispanic or Latino 55.8 57.5   23.1   23.1   7.3   6.8  
          White 58.9 60.4   24.0   23.6   7.9   7.4  
          Black or African American 41.6 46.1   20.4   23.1   5.0   4.9  
          American Indian or Alaska Native 38.8   47.3   27.3   36.3   8.4   12.8  
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   5.7   6.1  
          Asian 41.3   42.4   13.2   13.7   2.9   2.1  
          Two or More Races 60.1   53.8   25.1   21.9   7.2   5.2  
     Hispanic or Latino 43.7   46.9   25.2   25.2   5.4   6.0  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 66.0   66.8   33.4   32.6   12.2   11.8  
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 52.4 54.6   15.3   15.2   3.9 3.3  
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 52.3   56.8   28.5   31.0   8.6   8.0  
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 33.3   37.6   14.0   16.8   2.2   2.4  
     Male, Hispanic 52.8 57.8   36.7   35.9   9.1   9.9  
     Female, Hispanic 34.3   35.5   13.2   14.0   1.6   1.9  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 20,923   20,690   17,523   17,648   10,794   10,829  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 17,517   17,169   14,824   14,761   9,254   9,125  
     White 13,758   13,452   11,919   11,830   7,715   7,579  
     Black or African American 2,591   2,579   1,957   1,995   1,012   1,071  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 154   122   125   98   76   54  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 83   68   68   51   43 23  
     Chinese 109   133   83   112   38   47  
     Filipino 140   113   100   87   56   41  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   14   *  
     Asian Indian 87   86   76   77   42   34  
     Korean 72   95   64   77   35   44  
     Vietnamese 96   66   77   49   33   20  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 3,406   3,521   2,699   2,888   1,540 1,704  
     Mexican 2,419   2,430   1,887   1,990   1,052   1,172  
     Puerto Rican 407   354   332   289   184   154  
     Central or South American 360   376   295   296   181   175  
     Cuban 105   108   91   97   64   62  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 56.0 54.4   46.9   46.4   28.9   28.5  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 56.0 54.5   47.4   46.8   29.6   28.9  
     White 58.8 57.5   50.9   50.6   33.0   32.4  
     Black or African American 48.0 45.8   36.2   35.4   18.7   19.0  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 59.2   51.4   48.0   41.7   29.3   22.9  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 58.6   56.6   48.1   42.6   29.9   19.4  
     Chinese 35.3   44.7   26.8 37.5   12.2   15.7  
     Filipino 51.6   41.4   36.9   32.1   20.6   15.1  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   16.7   *  
     Asian Indian 29.3   24.6   25.6   22.1   14.1   9.7  
     Korean 45.6   49.4   40.3   40.1   22.5   22.9  
     Vietnamese 50.9   42.4   41.0   31.7   17.7   13.1  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 56.0   54.1   44.3   44.4   25.3   26.2  
     Mexican 55.9   53.9   43.6   44.2   24.3   26.0  
     Puerto Rican 57.2   51.8   46.6   42.3   25.8   22.5  
     Central or South American 53.0   54.5   43.4   42.8   26.7   25.3  
     Cuban 59.7   52.9   51.8   47.4   36.3   30.4  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 175,569   179,253   137,485 141,508   108,598 112,652  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 156,809   159,294   122,796   125,920   97,722 101,279  
     White 130,130   131,917   103,103   105,583   83,014 85,964  
     Black or African American 17,994   18,438   12,781   13,232   9,537   9,951  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 938   922   719   607   518   449  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   276   325   239   238  
     Chinese 1,384   1,516   1,114   1,307   799   939  
     Filipino 1,321   1,105   966   870   678   631  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   413   *  
     Asian Indian 1,006   1,192   884   906   687   641  
     Korean *   *   *   403   334   308  
     Vietnamese *   430   *   367   *   264  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 18,760   19,959   14,690   15,588   10,876   11,374  
     Mexican 12,020   12,336   9,446   9,548   7,007   6,940  
     Puerto Rican 2,020   2,125   1,599   1,713   1,119   1,217  
     Central or South American 2,681   2,847   2,028   2,155   1,497   1,504  
     Cuban 934   1,040   682   847   574   698  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 88.2   87.9   69.1   69.4   54.6   55.3  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 89.3   89.1   69.9   70.4   55.6 56.7  
     White 91.4   91.6   72.4   73.3   58.3 59.7  
     Black or African American 82.8   81.3   58.8   58.4   43.9   43.9  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 84.7   88.2   64.9   58.1   46.8   43.0  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   54.1   58.9   46.8   43.0  
     Chinese 76.8   71.6   61.7   61.7   44.3   44.3  
     Filipino 72.3   69.7   52.8   54.9   37.1   39.8  
     Japanese *   *   *   *   54.2   *  
     Asian Indian 59.0   56.2   51.8   42.7   40.3 30.2  
     Korean *   *   *   71.6   52.7   54.8  
     Vietnamese *   64.9   *   55.5   *   40.0  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 80.2   79.6   62.8   62.2   46.5   45.4  
     Mexican 79.3   78.4   62.3   60.7   46.2   44.1  
     Puerto Rican 82.1   81.8   65.0   65.9   45.4   46.8  
     Central or South American 79.6   77.5   60.2   58.7   44.4   41.0  
     Cuban 85.6   88.4   62.5   72.0   52.6   59.3  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 10,794   10,829   7,182   7,297   2,299   2,335  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 9,254   9,125   6,157   6,089   2,044   2,045  
     White 7,715   7,579   5,321   5,272   1,865   1,864  
     Black or African American 1,012   1,071   510   536   96   107  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 76   54   57   44   9   13  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43 23   32 16   5   2  
     Chinese 38   47   24   20   7   5  
     Filipino 56   41   26   20   4   4  
     Japanese 14   *   9   *   *   2  
     Asian Indian 42   34   21   21   5   3  
     Korean 35   44   20   25   *   3  
     Vietnamese 33   20   12   7   *   2  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,540 1,704   1,025 1,208   255   290  
     Mexican 1,052   1,172   714 845   188   194  
     Puerto Rican 184   154   118   104   30   29  
     Central or South American 181   175   116   130   20   25  
     Cuban 64   62   43   29   9   12  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 28.9   28.5   19.2   19.2   6.2   6.1  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 29.6   28.9   19.7   19.3   6.5   6.5  
     White 33.0   32.4   22.7   22.5   8.0   8.0  
     Black or African American 18.7   19.0   9.4   9.5   1.8   1.9  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 29.3   22.9   21.7   18.5   3.5   5.4  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 29.9   19.4   22.6   13.0   3.6   1.3  
     Chinese 12.2   15.7   7.7   6.8   2.1   1.7  
     Filipino 20.6   15.1   9.7   7.3   1.6   1.6  
     Japanese 16.7   *   11.6   *   *   3.6  
     Asian Indian 14.1   9.7   7.2   6.2   1.6   0.9  
     Korean 22.5   22.9   12.6   12.9   *   1.6  
     Vietnamese 17.7   13.1   6.3   4.7   *   1.0  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 25.3   26.2   16.8 18.6   4.2   4.5  
     Mexican 24.3   26.0   16.5 18.8   4.4   4.3  
     Puerto Rican 25.8   22.5   16.5   15.2   4.2   4.2  
     Central or South American 26.7   25.3   17.1   18.8   2.9   3.6  
     Cuban 36.3   30.4   24.4   14.4   5.0   5.8  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 108,598 112,652   46,597   47,610   13,703   14,027  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 97,722 101,279   40,397   41,288   12,311   12,595  
     White 83,014 85,964   33,622   34,248   10,692   10,998  
     Black or African American 9,537   9,951   4,906   4,931   1,112   1,119  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 518   449   335   331   118   110  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 239   238   143   169   54   33  
     Chinese 799   939   122   199   11   53  
     Filipino 678   631   227   244   45   40  
     Japanese 413   *   97   99   17   10  
     Asian Indian 687   641   197   232   42   39  
     Korean 334   308   136   153   *   31  
     Vietnamese *   264   60   94   21   22  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 10,876   11,374   6,199   6,322   1,392   1,433  
     Mexican 7,007   6,940   4,269   4,181   946   962  
     Puerto Rican 1,119   1,217   648   689   186   164  
     Central or South American 1,497   1,504   759   721   107   139  
     Cuban 574   698   238   263   *   55  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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 2004-2005
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005 2002-2003 2004-2005
TOTAL1 54.6   55.3   23.4   23.4   6.9   6.9  
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 55.6 56.7   23.0   23.1   7.0   7.0  
     White 58.3 59.7   23.6   23.8   7.5   7.6  
     Black or African American 43.9   43.9   22.6   21.7   5.1   4.9  
     American Indian or Alaska Native 46.8   43.0   30.3   31.7   10.6   10.5  
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 46.8   43.0   28.1   30.6   10.6   5.9  
     Chinese 44.3   44.3   6.8   9.4   0.6   2.5  
     Filipino 37.1   39.8   12.4   15.4   2.5   2.5  
     Japanese 54.2   *   12.7   12.8   2.2   1.4  
     Asian Indian 40.3 30.2   11.6   10.9   2.5   1.8  
     Korean 52.7   54.8   21.5   27.2   *   5.5  
     Vietnamese *   40.0   9.6   14.3   3.4   3.3  
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 46.5   45.4   26.5   25.2   6.0   5.7  
     Mexican 46.2   44.1   28.2   26.6   6.2   6.1  
     Puerto Rican 45.4   46.8   26.3   26.5   7.5   6.3  
     Central or South American 44.4   41.0   22.5   19.6   3.2   3.8  
     Cuban 52.6   59.3   21.8   22.4   *   4.7  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2004-2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 20,709   20,671   17,568   17,729   10,838   10,819  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 3,895   3,808   3,427   3,343   2,191   2,155  
          New England 1,045   983   928   900   615   611  
          Middle Atlantic 2,850   2,825   2,499   2,444   1,575   1,544  
     Midwest 4,939   4,863   4,268   4,229   2,688   2,687  
          East North Central 3,425   3,424   2,943   2,967   1,829   1,843  
          West North Central 1,514   1,439   1,325   1,263   859   844  
     South 7,022   7,319   5,841   6,184   3,496   3,633  
          South Atlantic 3,451   3,625   2,877   3,090   1,712   1,779  
          East South Central 1,153   1,133   934   943   568   534  
          West South Central 2,418   2,560   2,030   2,151   1,215   1,320  
     West 4,853   4,681   4,032   3,972   2,464   2,344  
          Mountain 1,401   1,429   1,162   1,224   733   758  
          Pacific 3,452   3,253   2,870   2,748   1,731   1,586  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 10,450   10,849   8,894   9,351   5,301   5,649  
     Small Metro 6,739   6,346   5,705   5,430   3,748   3,415  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,318   4,177   3,620   3,579   2,343   2,251  
          < 250K Pop. 2,421   2,169   2,084   1,851   1,406 1,164  
     Nonmetro 3,520   3,477   2,969   2,948   1,789   1,755  
          Urbanized 1,551   1,407   1,308   1,209   811   757  
          Less Urbanized 1,702   1,703   1,434   1,444   837   835  
          Completely Rural 268   367   227   296   141   163  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 54.9   53.9   46.6   46.3   28.7   28.2  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 57.5   55.5   50.5   48.7   32.3   31.4  
          New England 59.7   55.0   53.0   50.3   35.1   34.2  
          Middle Atlantic 56.7   55.7   49.7   48.2   31.3   30.4  
     Midwest 57.7   56.1   49.8   48.8   31.4   31.0  
          East North Central 56.9   55.6   48.9   48.2   30.4   29.9  
          West North Central 59.6   57.1   52.1   50.1   33.8   33.5  
     South 52.5   53.2   43.7   44.9   26.2   26.4  
          South Atlantic 51.8   52.0   43.2   44.3   25.7   25.5  
          East South Central 52.8   51.1   42.8   42.5   26.0   24.1  
          West South Central 53.5   56.0   44.9   47.1   26.9   28.9  
     West 53.7   51.9   44.7   44.0   27.3   26.0  
          Mountain 54.2   54.1   44.9   46.3   28.3   28.7  
          Pacific 53.6   50.9   44.5   43.0   26.9   24.8  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 53.2   53.0   45.3   45.7   27.0   27.6  
     Small Metro 56.7   54.9   48.0   47.0   31.6   29.5  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 55.5   54.0   46.5   46.3   30.1   29.1  
          < 250K Pop. 59.2   56.7   50.9   48.4   34.3 30.4  
     Nonmetro 56.6   55.3   47.8   46.9   28.8   27.9  
          Urbanized 58.4   57.0   49.3   49.0   30.5   30.7  
          Less Urbanized 55.5   54.7   46.7   46.4   27.3   26.9  
          Completely Rural 54.3   52.0   46.0   41.9   28.7   23.1  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 177,511   180,996   139,119 143,897   110,095 115,210  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 34,581   34,960   28,627   28,957   23,045   22,930  
          New England 9,450   9,353   7,984   7,918   6,629   6,330  
          Middle Atlantic 25,131   25,607   20,643   21,039   16,416   16,600  
     Midwest 41,491   42,130   33,169   33,861   26,418   27,292  
          East North Central 29,044   29,206   23,293   23,472   18,578   19,057  
          West North Central 12,447   12,925   9,876   10,389   7,840   8,235  
     South 62,075   63,716   45,967   48,199   35,347 38,207  
          South Atlantic 33,242   34,316   24,931   26,520   19,102 21,309  
          East South Central 10,110   10,332   7,010   7,110   5,131   5,529  
          West South Central 18,723   19,068   14,025   14,569   11,115   11,370  
     West 39,363   40,189   31,356   32,880   25,285   26,781  
          Mountain 11,644   12,173   9,079   9,857   7,139   8,017  
          Pacific 27,720   28,016   22,277   23,023   18,147   18,764  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 95,605   98,095   77,427   81,163   62,346   65,651  
     Small Metro 52,558   53,182   40,473   41,784   31,834   33,400  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 34,589   35,672   27,060   28,490   21,389   23,253  
          < 250K Pop. 17,968   17,510   13,413   13,294   10,445   10,147  
     Nonmetro 29,349   29,719   21,219   20,950   15,916   16,158  
          Urbanized 12,273   11,382   8,833   8,306   6,921   6,573  
          Less Urbanized 14,496   14,857   10,457   10,382   7,467   7,842  
          Completely Rural 2,579   3,479   1,929   2,262   1,527   1,744  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 87.5   88.3   68.6 70.2   54.3 56.2  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 89.3   90.2   73.9   74.7   59.5   59.1  
          New England 92.7   91.9   78.3   77.8   65.0   62.2  
          Middle Atlantic 88.1   89.6   72.4   73.6   57.6   58.1  
     Midwest 90.9   91.9   72.7   73.8   57.9   59.5  
          East North Central 91.0   91.4   73.0   73.5   58.2   59.6  
          West North Central 90.6   93.0   71.9   74.7   57.1   59.3  
     South 85.3   86.3   63.2   65.3   48.6 51.7  
          South Atlantic 86.3   87.7   64.7   67.8   49.6 54.5  
          East South Central 82.8   83.9   57.4   57.7   42.0   44.9  
          West South Central 85.0   85.2   63.6   65.1   50.4   50.8  
     West 86.3   86.5   68.7   70.8   55.4   57.7  
          Mountain 86.9   88.2   67.8   71.5   53.3 58.1  
          Pacific 86.0   85.8   69.1   70.5   56.3   57.5  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 88.0   88.7   71.2 73.4   57.4 59.4  
     Small Metro 87.9   88.6   67.7   69.6   53.3 55.6  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.8   89.2   68.7 71.3   54.3 58.2  
          < 250K Pop. 88.2   87.2   65.8   66.2   51.3   50.6  
     Nonmetro 85.5   86.7   61.8   61.1   46.3   47.2  
          Urbanized 87.4   88.2   62.9   64.3   49.3   50.9  
          Less Urbanized 84.2   85.9   60.7   60.0   43.4   45.3  
          Completely Rural 83.9   85.7   62.7   55.7   49.7   43.0  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 10,838   10,819   7,397   7,197   2,375   2,296  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 2,191   2,155   1,501   1,445   541   477  
          New England 615   611   442   402   166   145  
          Middle Atlantic 1,575   1,544   1,059   1,043   375   332  
     Midwest 2,688   2,687   1,944   1,885   649   630  
          East North Central 1,829   1,843   1,293   1,286   419   409  
          West North Central 859   844   651   599   231   221  
     South 3,496   3,633   2,297   2,341   714   765  
          South Atlantic 1,712   1,779   1,128   1,116   337   368  
          East South Central 568   534   361   343   116   111  
          West South Central 1,215   1,320   808   882   261   286  
     West 2,464   2,344   1,655   1,526   471   423  
          Mountain 733   758   510   516   139   171  
          Pacific 1,731   1,586   1,146   1,010   332   252  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 5,301   5,649   3,477   3,663   1,033   1,106  
     Small Metro 3,748   3,415   2,611   2,350   920   826  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,343   2,251   1,630   1,546   529   545  
          < 250K Pop. 1,406 1,164   981   804   391 281  
     Nonmetro 1,789   1,755   1,309   1,184   422   364  
          Urbanized 811   757   571   524   216   170  
          Less Urbanized 837   835   634   537   171   147  
          Completely Rural 141   163   104   123   35   46  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 28.7   28.2   19.6   18.8   6.3   6.0  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 32.3   31.4   22.1   21.1   8.0   7.0  
          New England 35.1   34.2   25.2   22.5   9.5   8.1  
          Middle Atlantic 31.3   30.4   21.1   20.5   7.5   6.5  
     Midwest 31.4   31.0   22.7   21.7   7.6   7.3  
          East North Central 30.4   29.9   21.5   20.9   7.0   6.6  
          West North Central 33.8   33.5   25.6   23.8   9.1   8.8  
     South 26.2   26.4   17.2   17.0   5.3   5.6  
          South Atlantic 25.7   25.5   16.9   16.0   5.1   5.3  
          East South Central 26.0   24.1   16.5   15.5   5.3   5.0  
          West South Central 26.9   28.9   17.9   19.3   5.8   6.2  
     West 27.3   26.0   18.3   16.9   5.2   4.7  
          Mountain 28.3   28.7   19.7   19.5   5.4   6.5  
          Pacific 26.9   24.8   17.8   15.8   5.2   4.0  
COUNTY TYPE            
     Large Metro 27.0   27.6   17.7   17.9   5.3   5.4  
     Small Metro 31.6   29.5   22.0   20.3   7.7   7.1  
          250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 30.1   29.1   20.9   20.0   6.8   7.0  
          < 250K Pop. 34.3 30.4   24.0   21.0   9.6   7.4  
     Nonmetro 28.8   27.9   21.1 18.8   6.8   5.8  
          Urbanized 30.5   30.7   21.5   21.2   8.1   6.9  
          Less Urbanized 27.3   26.9   20.7 17.3   5.6   4.7  
          Completely Rural 28.7   23.1   21.2   17.4   7.0   6.5  
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2005 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2004 and 2005.

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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, 2004 and 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
TOTAL 110,095 115,210   47,328   47,893   14,314   13,740  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
     Northeast 23,045   22,930   9,585   9,034   2,544   2,651  
          New England 6,629   6,330   2,758   2,457   784   810  
          Middle Atlantic 16,416   16,600   6,827   6,577   1,760   1,841  
     Midwest 26,418   27,292   12,181   12,118   3,977   3,687  
          East North Central 18,578   19,057   8,448   8,257   2,821   2,431  
          West North Central 7,840   8,235   3,733   3,862   1,157   1,256  
     South 35,347 38,207   15,918   16,373   5,138   4,630  
          South Atlantic 19,102 21,309   8,353   8,378   2,635 2,161  
          East South Central 5,131   5,529   2,184   2,574   780   740  
          West South Central 11,115   11,370   5,381   5,421   1,723   1,728  
     West 25,285   26,781   9,644   10,367   2,655   2,772  
          Mountain 7,139   8,017   3,085   3,250   833   838  
          Pacific 18,147   18,764   6,559   7,117   1,821