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Substance Use among 12th Grade Aged Youths, by Dropout Status


for example, 12th grade aged dropouts were more likely to be current cigarette users (55.9 vs. 20.2 percent), be alcohol users (41.1 vs. 33.7 percent), engage in binge alcohol use (31.8 vs. 22.1 percent), engage in any illicit drug use (31.4 vs. 18.1 percent), engage in marijuana use (27.5 vs. 15.6 percent), and engage in nonmedical use of prescription-type drugs (9.5 vs. 4.6 percent).

Publication Date:
August 15, 2017
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Report Type:
Short Report

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