On an Average Day: Teen Substance Use

Substance Number
Cigarettes 1,021,853
Alcohol 508,329
Marijuana 563,182
Inhalants 36,572
Hallucinogens 24,737
Cocaine 16,622
Heroin 2,866

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies (April 29, 2010). Figure 2. Number of Adolescents Age 12 to 17 Who Used Cigarettes, Alcohol, or Illicit Drugs on an Average Day: 2008 NSDUH. The OAS Report: A Day in the Life of American Adolescents: Substance Use Facts Update. Rockville, MD.

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