Perception of Great Risk from Substance Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Age Group:
2007 and 2008


Perception of Great Risk from Substance Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Age Group: 2007 and 2008
Source: 2007 and 2008 SAMHSA National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs).

Perception of Great Risk from Substance Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Age Group:
2007 and 2008
  Age 12 or 13 Age 14 or 15 Age 16 or 17
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 69.7% 68.8% 69.3%
Having Five or More Drinks of Alcohol Once or Twice a Week 43.3% 39.5% 37.4%
Smoking Marijuana Once a Month 42.7% 34.4% 26.2%
Using Cocaine Once a Month 42.8% 49.0% 56.5%
Trying Heroin Once or Twice 46.7% 56.8% 67.5%
Trying LSD Once or Twice 44.4% 49.9% 57.4%
Source: 2007 and 2008 SAMHSA National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs).

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