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Table 2.43A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 3,217b 2,877 1,799b 1,556 326 293
GENDER            
Male 1,607a 1,429 941 845 177 173
Female 1,609a 1,448 859b 711 149 119
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,514a 2,284 1,396b 1,207 272 242
White 2,003b 1,758 1,145a 990 248 212
Black or African American 328 335 144 133 9 16
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 15 10 9 2 2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 8 * 4 * 0
Asian 58 100 30 35 2 3
Two or More Races 86 68 47 36 7 9
Hispanic or Latino 703a 593 403 348 54 51
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 982 878 598 554 132 128
Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,021a 880 547b 437 116 84
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 167 153 80 65 6 15
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 161 182 65 69 3 0
Male, Hispanic 366 297 215 187 35 26
Female, Hispanic 337 296 188 162 19 24
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Table 2.43B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 12.9b 11.6 7.2b 6.2 1.3 1.2
GENDER            
Male 12.6a 11.2 7.4 6.6 1.4 1.4
Female 13.2a 11.9 7.0b 5.8 1.2 1.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 12.9a 11.8 7.2b 6.2 1.4 1.3
White 14.6b 12.9 8.3a 7.3 1.8 1.6
Black or African American 9.3 9.7 4.1 3.9 0.2 0.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 10.0 9.3 6.6 5.6 1.1 1.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 8.2 * 4.5 * 0.2
Asian 4.9 8.0 2.5 2.8 0.1 0.2
Two or More Races 11.7 9.0 6.4 4.7 1.0 1.3
Hispanic or Latino 12.8a 10.7 7.3 6.3 1.0 0.9
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 13.9 12.6 8.5 8.0 1.9 1.8
Female, White, Not Hispanic 15.2a 13.2 8.2b 6.5 1.7 1.3
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 9.4 8.7 4.5 3.7 0.3 0.9
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 9.3 10.8 3.7 4.1 0.2 0.0
Male, Hispanic 13.1 10.4 7.7 6.6 1.2 0.9
Female, Hispanic 12.6 10.9 7.0 5.9 0.7 0.9
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Table 2.44A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 20,828 20,738 13,662a 13,187 4,386b 3,939
GENDER            
Male 10,908 10,875 7,941 7,750 3,016b 2,659
Female 9,920 9,864 5,721 5,437 1,370 1,280
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,010 16,907 11,165a 10,676 3,687b 3,318
White 13,037 12,903 8,898 8,483 3,160 2,877
Black or African American 2,451 2,531 1,307 1,331 278 256
American Indian or Alaska Native * 116 109 76 27 19
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 82 * 57 * * 15
Asian 855 812 498 446 109 83
Two or More Races 454 433 297 272 95 67
Hispanic or Latino 3,818 3,831 2,497 2,510 699 621
EDUCATION            
< High School 2,324 2,408 1,635 1,685 408 450
High School Graduate 6,241 6,072 4,139 3,981 1,356b 1,094
Some College 8,032 8,113 5,244 5,052 1,808 1,631
College Graduate 4,232 4,145 2,644 2,469 814 764
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 9,312 9,287 6,232 5,961 2,097 1,885
Part-Time 5,764 5,855 3,740 3,660 1,215 1,082
Unemployed 2,190 2,225 1,453 1,452 413 394
Other1 3,563 3,372 2,237 2,115 662 577
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Table 2.44B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 60.2 59.6 39.5a 37.9 12.7b 11.3
GENDER            
Male 62.9 62.3 45.8 44.4 17.4b 15.2
Female 57.5 56.9 33.2a 31.4 7.9 7.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 62.0 61.4 40.7a 38.8 13.4b 12.1
White 66.7 66.2 45.5a 43.5 16.2a 14.8
Black or African American 49.9 50.6 26.6 26.6 5.7 5.1
American Indian or Alaska Native * 50.4 40.9 33.0 10.2 8.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 43.2 * 29.9 * * 7.6
Asian 48.0 43.4 27.9 23.8 6.1 4.5
Two or More Races 59.6 59.1 39.0 37.1 12.4 9.2
Hispanic or Latino 53.5 52.8 35.0 34.6 9.8 8.6
EDUCATION            
< High School 43.7 43.1 30.7 30.2 7.7 8.0
High School Graduate 52.9 50.7 35.1 33.3 11.5b 9.1
Some College 65.0 66.6 42.5 41.5 14.6 13.4
College Graduate 82.5 82.1 51.5 48.9 15.9 15.1
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 69.1 68.7 46.3a 44.1 15.6a 13.9
Part-Time 61.3 60.6 39.8 37.9 12.9a 11.2
Unemployed 53.3 53.5 35.4 34.9 10.1 9.5
Other1 46.8 45.3 29.4 28.4 8.7 7.8
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Table 2.45A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 111,457 113,253 44,224 45,322 12,309 12,310
GENDER            
Male 58,672 60,302 29,395 29,784 9,275 9,261
Female 52,785 52,951 14,829 15,538 3,034 3,049
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 99,126 99,921 37,774 38,232 10,991 10,984
White 82,372 83,340 30,558 31,317 9,471 9,307
Black or African American 10,489 10,746 4,882 4,816 1,107 1,134
American Indian or Alaska Native 456 392 318 245 93 60
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 29 *
Asian 3,805 3,695 1,099 1,177 109 178
Two or More Races 1,615 1,534 699 534 181 244
Hispanic or Latino 12,331a 13,332 6,450 7,090 1,318 1,325
EDUCATION            
< High School 10,211 9,345 6,215 5,779 1,910a 1,420
High School Graduate 29,837a 27,788 14,249 13,683 4,080 4,182
Some College 28,622 30,445 11,245 11,714 3,116 3,182
College Graduate 42,788a 45,674 12,516a 14,146 3,202 3,526
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 66,934 69,029 28,972 30,273 8,008 8,152
Part-Time 13,431 13,706 4,675 4,605 1,161 1,232
Unemployed 5,265b 4,130 2,894a 2,238 1,049 816
Other1 25,826 26,388 7,683 8,205 2,091 2,110
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Table 2.45B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 55.6 55.9 22.1 22.4 6.1 6.1
GENDER            
Male 61.2 62.2 30.7 30.7 9.7 9.6
Female 50.4 50.1 14.2 14.7 2.9 2.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 57.3 57.3 21.9 21.9 6.4 6.3
White 60.4 60.9 22.4 22.9 6.9 6.8
Black or African American 47.1 47.2 21.9 21.1 5.0 5.0
American Indian or Alaska Native 44.4 38.7 30.9 24.2 9.1 5.9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 3.7 *
Asian 38.8 36.1 11.2 11.5 1.1 1.7
Two or More Races 60.8 54.7 26.3 19.1 6.8 8.7
Hispanic or Latino 44.6 46.9 23.3 24.9 4.8 4.7
EDUCATION            
< High School 35.3 35.2 21.5 21.7 6.6 5.3
High School Graduate 51.5b 47.9 24.6 23.6 7.0 7.2
Some College 57.0 59.4 22.4 22.9 6.2 6.2
College Graduate 67.4 68.3 19.7 21.1 5.0 5.3
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 64.3 65.5 27.8 28.7 7.7 7.7
Part-Time 57.5 56.9 20.0 19.1 5.0 5.1
Unemployed 55.6 54.0 30.6 29.3 11.1 10.7
Other1 40.7 40.3 12.1 12.5 3.3 3.2
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Table 2.46A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 132,285 133,991 57,886 58,508 16,695 16,248
GENDER            
Male 69,580 71,176 37,336 37,534 12,291 11,920
Female 62,706 62,815 20,550 20,975 4,404 4,328
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 116,136 116,829 48,939 48,908 14,678 14,302
White 95,409 96,243 39,456 39,800 12,631 12,184
Black or African American 12,940 13,277 6,188 6,147 1,385 1,390
American Indian or Alaska Native 587 508 427 321 120 79
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 326 * 211 47 77
Asian 4,660 4,507 1,597 1,623 218 261
Two or More Races 2,069 1,967 996 806 276 311
Hispanic or Latino 16,149 17,162 8,947 9,600 2,017 1,946
EDUCATION            
< High School 12,534 11,753 7,850 7,464 2,318a 1,870
High School Graduate 36,078a 33,861 18,388 17,664 5,437 5,276
Some College 36,654 38,558 16,489 16,766 4,924 4,813
College Graduate 47,019a 49,819 15,159a 16,614 4,016 4,290
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 76,246 78,316 35,204 36,233 10,104 10,037
Part-Time 19,195 19,561 8,416 8,265 2,375 2,314
Unemployed 7,455b 6,354 4,347a 3,690 1,463 1,210
Other1 29,389 29,760 9,919 10,320 2,753 2,687
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Table 2.46B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 The Other Employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 56.3 56.4 24.6 24.6 7.1 6.8
GENDER            
Male 61.5 62.2 33.0 32.8 10.9 10.4
Female 51.4 51.0 16.8 17.0 3.6 3.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 58.0 57.9 24.4 24.2 7.3 7.1
White 61.2 61.6 25.3 25.5 8.1 7.8
Black or African American 47.6 47.8 22.8 22.1 5.1 5.0
American Indian or Alaska Native 45.4 40.9 33.0 25.9 9.3 6.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 42.2 * 27.2 4.8 10.0
Asian 40.2 37.2 13.8 13.4 1.9 2.2
Two or More Races 60.5 55.6 29.1 22.8 8.1 8.8
Hispanic or Latino 46.4 48.1 25.7 26.9 5.8 5.5
EDUCATION            
< High School 36.6 36.5 22.9 23.2 6.8 5.8
High School Graduate 51.7b 48.4 26.4 25.2 7.8 7.5
Some College 58.6a 60.8 26.4 26.4 7.9 7.6
College Graduate 68.6 69.2 22.1 23.1 5.9 6.0
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 64.8 65.8 29.9 30.5 8.6 8.4
Part-Time 58.6 58.0 25.7 24.5 7.2 6.9
Unemployed 54.9 53.8 32.0 31.3 10.8 10.3
Other1 41.3 40.8 13.9 14.1 3.9 3.7
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Table 2.47A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 173,654 175,260 82,829 80,846 69,497a 66,879
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31,330 31,470 14,395 13,625 11,909a 11,040
New England 8,846 8,440 3,894 3,427 3,133a 2,667
Middle Atlantic 22,484 23,030 10,501 10,198 8,776 8,373
Midwest 39,482 40,009 19,598 19,653 16,833 16,485
East North Central 27,325 27,657 13,918 13,485 12,027a 11,240
West North Central 12,157 12,352 5,680 6,168 4,806 5,245
South 64,388 65,126 31,584 31,268 26,876 26,270
South Atlantic 34,456 34,573 15,800 15,889 13,404 13,196
East South Central 10,662 10,552 5,857 5,598 5,266 4,961
West South Central 19,271 20,000 9,928 9,781 8,205 8,113
West 38,454 38,655 17,252 16,299 13,879 13,085
Mountain 12,379 12,591 6,167a 5,545 5,178a 4,537
Pacific 26,075 26,064 11,085 10,755 8,701 8,547
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88,509 90,220 40,473 39,839 33,045 32,136
Small Metro 54,812 54,563 26,509 25,424 22,305 21,229
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36,340 36,579 17,054 16,420 14,304 13,689
< 250K Pop. 18,472 17,984 9,455 9,004 8,001 7,540
Nonmetro 30,333 30,477 15,848 15,583 14,147 13,514
Urbanized 13,353 13,428 6,690 6,669 5,798 5,787
Less Urbanized 13,421 13,855 7,336 7,257 6,682 6,339
Completely Rural 3,559 3,194 1,821 1,657 1,667 1,388
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Table 2.47B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 66.8 66.8 31.9a 30.8 26.7b 25.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 66.4 66.4 30.5 28.8 25.2a 23.3
New England 71.3a 67.6 31.4a 27.5 25.2a 21.4
Middle Atlantic 64.7 66.0 30.2 29.2 25.2 24.0
Midwest 70.6 71.2 35.0 35.0 30.1 29.3
East North Central 70.4 71.0 35.9 34.6 31.0a 28.8
West North Central 71.1 71.7 33.2 35.8 28.1 30.4
South 66.8 66.8 32.8 32.1 27.9 26.9
South Atlantic 67.8 67.2 31.1 30.9 26.4 25.6
East South Central 69.3 68.1 38.0 36.1 34.2 32.0
West South Central 64.0 65.4 33.0 32.0 27.2 26.5
West 63.5 63.1 28.5 26.6 22.9 21.4
Mountain 67.2 67.3 33.5a 29.7 28.1b 24.3
Pacific 61.8 61.2 26.3 25.3 20.6 20.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 63.5 64.0 29.1 28.2 23.7 22.8
Small Metro 69.8 69.2 33.8 32.2 28.4 26.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 68.7 68.5 32.2 30.8 27.0 25.6
< 250K Pop. 72.1 70.5 36.9 35.3 31.2 29.6
Nonmetro 71.8 71.8 37.5 36.7 33.5 31.8
Urbanized 72.3 70.7 36.2 35.1 31.4 30.5
Less Urbanized 70.7 73.0 38.6 38.2 35.2 33.4
Completely Rural 74.7 71.5 38.2 37.1 35.0 31.1
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Table 2.48A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 5,354b 4,922 3,801b 3,461 2,152a 1,951
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 840 764 651a 567 352 342
New England 220 181 186b 132 103 80
Middle Atlantic 620 583 465 435 249 263
Midwest 1,241a 1,120 889a 804 538a 456
East North Central 839 772 605 561 368 317
West North Central 402 348 284 243 170 139
South 2,107a 1,946 1,498 1,354 864a 750
South Atlantic 1,014 982 724 692 415 364
East South Central 400 354 284 252 172 151
West South Central 693 609 490a 410 277 236
West 1,166 1,092 763 736 399 403
Mountain 429 413 280 278 153 146
Pacific 737 680 483 458 246 257
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,560a 2,302 1,784 1,626 980 884
Small Metro 1,679 1,590 1,230 1,099 686 609
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,096 1,041 786 734 441 405
< 250K Pop. 582 549 444a 366 245 204
Nonmetro 1,115 1,030 787 736 486 458
Urbanized 471 394 311 287 186 173
Less Urbanized 521 497 385 350 245 214
Completely Rural 123 140 91 99 55 71
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Table 2.48B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 21.5b 19.8 15.2b 13.9 8.6a 7.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 19.8 18.2 15.4 13.5 8.3 8.2
New England 20.0 16.6 16.8b 12.1 9.3 7.3
Middle Atlantic 19.8 18.8 14.8 14.1 7.9 8.5
Midwest 22.9a 20.7 16.4 14.9 9.9a 8.4
East North Central 22.2 20.5 16.0 14.9 9.7 8.4
West North Central 24.5 21.2 17.4 14.8 10.4 8.4
South 22.6a 20.8 16.1a 14.5 9.3a 8.0
South Atlantic 21.8 21.1 15.6 14.9 8.9 7.8
East South Central 27.1 24.0 19.2 17.1 11.7 10.2
West South Central 21.7 18.9 15.4a 12.7 8.7 7.3
West 19.5 18.4 12.8 12.4 6.7 6.8
Mountain 23.1 22.0 15.1 14.8 8.3 7.8
Pacific 17.9 16.7 11.7 11.2 6.0 6.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 18.8b 17.0 13.1 12.0 7.2 6.5
Small Metro 22.6 21.3 16.6a 14.8 9.3 8.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 21.4 20.3 15.4 14.3 8.6 7.9
< 250K Pop. 25.3 23.6 19.3b 15.7 10.7 8.8
Nonmetro 28.4 26.5 20.1 18.9 12.4 11.8
Urbanized 26.0 23.7 17.2 17.3 10.3 10.4
Less Urbanized 30.7 27.9 22.7 19.6 14.5 12.0
Completely Rural 29.7 31.5 22.0 22.3 13.3 15.9
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Table 2.49A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 22,926 22,650 16,891 16,597 13,167 12,882
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,106a 3,910 3,025 2,849 2,304 2,166
New England 1,096 1,099 786 790 558 590
Middle Atlantic 3,010b 2,811 2,239a 2,059 1,747a 1,576
Midwest 5,179 5,125 3,975 3,870 3,182 3,086
East North Central 3,538 3,473 2,721 2,625 2,187 2,043
West North Central 1,640 1,652 1,255 1,244 994 1,043
South 8,442 8,284 6,262 6,129 4,941 4,817
South Atlantic 4,263 4,265 3,138 3,105 2,458 2,404
East South Central 1,363 1,349 1,026 1,051 893 872
West South Central 2,816 2,670 2,098 1,973 1,590 1,541
West 5,199 5,331 3,628 3,749 2,740 2,813
Mountain 1,662 1,723 1,225 1,242 947 975
Pacific 3,537 3,608 2,403 2,508 1,793 1,839
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 12,033 11,651 8,731 8,390 6,693 6,382
Small Metro 7,399 7,296 5,454 5,314 4,222 4,114
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,599 4,650 3,370 3,315 2,599 2,560
< 250K Pop. 2,800 2,645 2,083 1,999 1,624 1,553
Nonmetro 3,494 3,703 2,706 2,893 2,252 2,387
Urbanized 1,579 1,731 1,234 1,368 1,022 1,096
Less Urbanized 1,578 1,647 1,215 1,282 1,003 1,103
Completely Rural 337 325 258 243 226 189
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Table 2.49B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 66.3 65.1 48.8 47.7 38.1 37.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 66.7a 63.6 49.2 46.3 37.4 35.2
New England 67.7 67.4 48.5 48.5 34.4 36.2
Middle Atlantic 66.4a 62.2 49.4a 45.6 38.5a 34.9
Midwest 70.3 69.2 54.0 52.2 43.2 41.7
East North Central 69.7 68.0 53.6 51.4 43.1a 40.0
West North Central 71.7 71.7 54.9 54.0 43.5 45.3
South 66.2 64.4 49.1 47.7 38.7 37.5
South Atlantic 65.3 65.0 48.1 47.3 37.7 36.6
East South Central 67.4 66.1 50.7 51.5 44.2 42.8
West South Central 66.9a 62.8 49.9 46.4 37.8 36.2
West 62.5 63.7 43.6 44.8 33.0 33.6
Mountain 66.6 68.0 49.1 49.0 38.0 38.5
Pacific 60.8 61.8 41.3 42.9 30.8 31.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 63.6 62.2 46.1 44.8 35.4 34.0
Small Metro 68.4 67.1 50.4 48.9 39.1 37.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 66.7 66.5 48.9 47.4 37.7 36.6
< 250K Pop. 71.4 68.2 53.1 51.5 41.4 40.0
Nonmetro 72.0 71.6 55.8 56.0 46.4 46.2
Urbanized 71.1 70.0 55.5 55.3 46.0 44.3
Less Urbanized 72.3 74.1 55.7 57.7 46.0 49.6
Completely Rural 75.4 68.6 57.6 51.4 50.7a 39.8
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Table 2.50A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 145,374 147,688 62,138 60,788 54,178 52,046
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,384 26,796 10,719 10,209 9,253 8,531
New England 7,529 7,160 2,923 2,505 2,472a 1,997
Middle Atlantic 18,855 19,636 7,797 7,704 6,781 6,534
Midwest 33,063 33,765 14,734 14,979 13,113 12,943
East North Central 22,948 23,412 10,592 10,299 9,472 8,880
West North Central 10,115 10,352 4,141a 4,680 3,641 4,063
South 53,839 54,896 23,824 23,785 21,071 20,703
South Atlantic 29,179 29,327 11,938 12,092 10,531 10,428
East South Central 8,898 8,848 4,547 4,295 4,201 3,938
West South Central 15,762a 16,721 7,339 7,398 6,339 6,337
West 32,089 32,232 12,861 11,814 10,741 9,869
Mountain 10,288 10,455 4,662a 4,025 4,078a 3,416
Pacific 21,801 21,776 8,199 7,789 6,663 6,452
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 73,916 76,266 29,958 29,823 25,373 24,870
Small Metro 45,735 45,678 19,826 19,011 17,396 16,506
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 30,645 30,888 12,898 12,372 11,264 10,724
< 250K Pop. 15,090 14,790 6,928 6,639 6,132 5,782
Nonmetro 25,724 25,744 12,354 11,954 11,409 10,669
Urbanized 11,302 11,304 5,145 5,015 4,590 4,518
Less Urbanized 11,322 11,711 5,736 5,624 5,433 5,022
Completely Rural 3,099 2,730 1,472 1,315 1,385 1,129
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Table 2.50B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 72.5 72.9 31.0 30.0 27.0a 25.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 71.7 72.3 29.1 27.6 25.2 23.0
New England 77.7 73.4 30.2 25.7 25.5a 20.5
Middle Atlantic 69.6 71.9 28.8 28.2 25.0 23.9
Midwest 76.6 77.8 34.1 34.5 30.4 29.8
East North Central 76.6 77.7 35.4 34.2 31.6 29.5
West North Central 76.7 77.9 31.4 35.2 27.6 30.6
South 72.5 72.9 32.1 31.6 28.4 27.5
South Atlantic 73.5 72.9 30.1 30.1 26.5 25.9
East South Central 74.8 73.9 38.2 35.9 35.3 32.9
West South Central 69.4 72.4 32.3 32.0 27.9 27.5
West 69.3 68.6 27.8a 25.2 23.2 21.0
Mountain 73.1 73.2 33.1a 28.2 29.0b 23.9
Pacific 67.7 66.7 25.4 23.8 20.7 19.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69.2 70.1 28.1 27.4 23.8 22.9
Small Metro 75.9 75.4 32.9 31.4 28.9 27.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 74.9 74.8 31.5 30.0 27.5 26.0
< 250K Pop. 77.8 76.6 35.7 34.4 31.6 30.0
Nonmetro 76.9 77.1 36.9 35.8 34.1 31.9
Urbanized 78.2 76.0 35.6 33.7 31.8 30.4
Less Urbanized 74.9 78.2 37.9 37.5 35.9 33.5
Completely Rural 79.4 76.9 37.7 37.0 35.5 31.8
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Table 2.51A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 168,300 170,337 79,029 77,385 67,345a 64,928
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 30,489 30,706 13,744 13,058 11,558a 10,698
New England 8,625 8,259 3,709 3,295 3,030a 2,588
Middle Atlantic 21,864 22,447 10,036 9,763 8,528 8,110
Midwest 38,241 38,889 18,709 18,849 16,295 16,029
East North Central 26,486 26,885 13,313 12,925 11,659 10,922
West North Central 11,755 12,004 5,396a 5,925 4,636 5,107
South 62,282 63,179 30,086 29,914 26,012 25,520
South Atlantic 33,442 33,591 15,076 15,197 12,989 12,832
East South Central 10,262 10,197 5,573 5,346 5,094 4,810
West South Central 18,578 19,391 9,437 9,371 7,929 7,878
West 37,288 37,563 16,489 15,564 13,481 12,682
Mountain 11,950 12,178 5,887a 5,267 5,025a 4,391
Pacific 25,338 25,385 10,602 10,297 8,456 8,291
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 85,949 87,917 38,689 38,212 32,065 31,252
Small Metro 53,133 52,973 25,279 24,325 21,619 20,620
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 35,243 35,538 16,268 15,687 13,863 13,285
< 250K Pop. 17,890 17,435 9,012 8,638 7,756 7,336
Nonmetro 29,218 29,447 15,060 14,847 13,661 13,057
Urbanized 12,882 13,035 6,379 6,382 5,612 5,614
Less Urbanized 12,900 13,358 6,951 6,907 6,437 6,125
Completely Rural 3,436 3,054 1,730 1,558 1,612 1,318
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Table 2.51B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 71.6 71.7 33.6a 32.6 28.6b 27.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 71.0 71.1 32.0 30.2 26.9a 24.8
New England 76.3 72.5 32.8 28.9 26.8a 22.7
Middle Atlantic 69.1 70.6 31.7 30.7 27.0 25.5
Midwest 75.7 76.5 37.0 37.1 32.3 31.5
East North Central 75.6 76.3 38.0 36.7 33.3a 31.0
West North Central 76.0 77.0 34.9 38.0 30.0 32.7
South 71.5 71.7 34.6 33.9 29.9 28.9
South Atlantic 72.4 71.8 32.6 32.5 28.1 27.4
East South Central 73.7 72.7 40.0 38.1 36.6 34.3
West South Central 69.0 70.9 35.0 34.3 29.4 28.8
West 68.3 67.9 30.2 28.1 24.7 22.9
Mountain 72.1 72.4 35.5a 31.3 30.3b 26.1
Pacific 66.6 65.9 27.9 26.7 22.2 21.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 68.4 69.0 30.8 30.0 25.5 24.5
Small Metro 74.7 74.1 35.6 34.0 30.4 28.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 73.8 73.6 34.0 32.5 29.0 27.5
< 250K Pop. 76.7 75.2 38.7 37.3 33.3 31.6
Nonmetro 76.2 76.4 39.3 38.5 35.6 33.9
Urbanized 77.3 75.2 38.3 36.8 33.7 32.4
Less Urbanized 74.6 77.6 40.2 40.1 37.2 35.6
Completely Rural 78.9 75.9 39.7 38.7 37.0 32.8
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Table 2.52A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 161,057 162,138 67,802 66,256 57,525 55,778
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 29,108 29,241 11,650 11,066 9,882 9,276
New England 8,190 7,865 3,106 2,759 2,584 2,266
Middle Atlantic 20,918 21,376 8,544 8,308 7,298 7,010
Midwest 36,428 37,217 15,946 16,243 13,810 13,845
East North Central 25,298 25,744 11,523 11,203 9,969 9,514
West North Central 11,130 11,473 4,423a 5,040 3,841a 4,331
South 59,639 60,097 26,076 25,633 22,263 21,848
South Atlantic 31,898 31,766 13,213 12,950 11,246 11,098
East South Central 9,954 9,892 4,911 4,640 4,407 4,084
West South Central 17,787 18,439 7,952 8,043 6,610 6,666
West 35,882 35,583 14,130 13,314 11,569 10,809
Mountain 11,667 11,559 5,075a 4,425 4,258a 3,631
Pacific 24,215 24,024 9,056 8,889 7,311 7,178
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 82,185 83,080 33,312 32,601 27,766 26,853
Small Metro 50,735 50,444 21,455 20,710 18,203 17,641
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 33,796 33,803 13,767 13,343 11,656 11,410
< 250K Pop. 16,939 16,642 7,688 7,368 6,548 6,231
Nonmetro 28,137 28,614 13,035 12,945 11,555 11,283
Urbanized 12,395 12,715 5,501 5,569 4,789 4,899
Less Urbanized 12,478 12,919 6,034 6,110 5,457 5,318
Completely Rural 3,264 2,980 1,500 1,265 1,309 1,067
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Table 2.52B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 61.9 61.8 26.1 25.3 22.1a 21.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 61.7 61.7 24.7 23.4 20.9 19.6
New England 66.0 63.0 25.0 22.1 20.8 18.2
Middle Atlantic 60.2 61.2 24.6 23.8 21.0 20.1
Midwest 65.1 66.2 28.5 28.9 24.7 24.6
East North Central 65.2 66.0 29.7 28.7 25.7 24.4
West North Central 65.1 66.6 25.9a 29.2 22.5 25.1
South 61.9 61.6 27.1 26.3 23.1 22.4
South Atlantic 62.7 61.7 26.0 25.2 22.1 21.6
East South Central 64.7 63.8 31.9 29.9 28.6 26.4
West South Central 59.1 60.3 26.4 26.3 21.9 21.8
West 59.2 58.1 23.3 21.7 19.1 17.6
Mountain 63.3 61.8 27.5a 23.7 23.1b 19.4
Pacific 57.4 56.4 21.5 20.9 17.3 16.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 59.0 58.9 23.9 23.1 19.9 19.0
Small Metro 64.6 63.9 27.3 26.2 23.2 22.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 63.9 63.3 26.0 25.0 22.0 21.4
< 250K Pop. 66.1 65.2 30.0 28.9 25.6 24.4
Nonmetro 66.6 67.4 30.9 30.5 27.4 26.6
Urbanized 67.1 66.9 29.8 29.3 25.9 25.8
Less Urbanized 65.7 68.0 31.8 32.2 28.7 28.0
Completely Rural 68.5 66.7 31.5 28.3 27.5 23.9
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Table 2.53A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 4,338b 3,903 2,948b 2,561 1,634b 1,397
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 646 604 466 425 241 241
New England 157 129 120 95 67 54
Middle Atlantic 490 475 346 330 174 186
Midwest 1,053b 911 721b 597 422b 338
East North Central 709 635 504b 408 296b 229
West North Central 344a 276 217 189 126 109
South 1,696b 1,471 1,166b 969 666b 519
South Atlantic 853a 710 584a 467 340b 244
East South Central 300 270 215 176 128 100
West South Central 543 492 367 326 198 175
West 943 917 595 570 305 299
Mountain 348 346 210 221 113 112
Pacific 595 571 386 348 193 187
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,091b 1,820 1,408b 1,210 755a 622
Small Metro 1,364 1,285 957a 814 524 449
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 889 842 608 545 330 293
< 250K Pop. 475 443 348a 269 194 156
Nonmetro 884 797 583 537 355 327
Urbanized 379 312 226 218 134 134
Less Urbanized 412 383 290 251 179 145
Completely Rural 92 103 67 67 41 48
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Table 2.53B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 17.4b 15.7 11.8b 10.3 6.6b 5.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15.3 14.4 11.0 10.1 5.7 5.7
New England 14.2 11.8 10.9 8.7 6.1 5.0
Middle Atlantic 15.6 15.3 11.0 10.7 5.6 6.0
Midwest 19.4b 16.9 13.3b 11.1 7.8b 6.3
East North Central 18.8 16.9 13.3b 10.9 7.8b 6.1
West North Central 21.0a 16.8 13.3 11.5 7.7 6.6
South 18.2b 15.7 12.5b 10.4 7.2b 5.6
South Atlantic 18.4b 15.2 12.6a 10.0 7.3b 5.2
East South Central 20.3 18.3 14.6 11.9 8.7 6.8
West South Central 17.0 15.2 11.5 10.1 6.2 5.4
West 15.8 15.4 10.0 9.6 5.1 5.0
Mountain 18.7 18.4 11.3 11.8 6.1 6.0
Pacific 14.5 14.0 9.4 8.5 4.7 4.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.4b 13.4 10.4b 8.9 5.6b 4.6
Small Metro 18.4 17.3 12.9b 10.9 7.1a 6.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 17.4 16.4 11.9 10.6 6.5 5.7
< 250K Pop. 20.6 19.0 15.1b 11.6 8.4 6.7
Nonmetro 22.5 20.5 14.9 13.8 9.0 8.4
Urbanized 20.9 18.8 12.5 13.1 7.4 8.1
Less Urbanized 24.3 21.5 17.1 14.1 10.6 8.1
Completely Rural 22.3 23.3 16.2 15.2 10.0 10.9
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Table 2.54A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 20,593a 20,141 14,195a 13,750 11,008 10,657
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,595a 3,406 2,491a 2,295 1,951a 1,758
New England 951 934 629 633 463 468
Middle Atlantic 2,644a 2,472 1,863b 1,663 1,488b 1,290
Midwest 4,594 4,535 3,298 3,209 2,624 2,542
East North Central 3,166 3,078 2,258 2,164 1,804 1,681
West North Central 1,428 1,456 1,040 1,045 820 861
South 7,659 7,421 5,326 5,113 4,129 3,979
South Atlantic 3,816 3,782 2,635 2,532 2,014 1,947
East South Central 1,233 1,222 872 907 737 742
West South Central 2,610a 2,417 1,818 1,674 1,377 1,289
West 4,745 4,780 3,079 3,132 2,303 2,378
Mountain 1,521 1,557 1,012 1,019 783 806
Pacific 3,224 3,223 2,067 2,114 1,520 1,572
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,847 10,385 7,388 6,976 5,649 5,297
Small Metro 6,554 6,447 4,529 4,331 3,495 3,364
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,097 4,070 2,807 2,678 2,138 2,088
< 250K Pop. 2,457 2,377 1,722 1,654 1,357 1,276
Nonmetro 3,192 3,309 2,278 2,443 1,864 1,996
Urbanized 1,422 1,528 1,025 1,128 840 890
Less Urbanized 1,462 1,503 1,036 1,117 833 954
Completely Rural 307 278 217 198 191 153
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Table 2.54B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 59.5b 57.9 41.0a 39.5 31.8 30.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 58.4a 55.4 40.5a 37.3 31.7a 28.6
New England 58.7 57.3 38.8 38.8 28.6 28.7
Middle Atlantic 58.3a 54.7 41.1b 36.8 32.8a 28.5
Midwest 62.4 61.2 44.8 43.3 35.6 34.3
East North Central 62.4 60.3 44.5 42.4 35.6 32.9
West North Central 62.5 63.2 45.5 45.4 35.9 37.4
South 60.0a 57.7 41.7 39.8 32.4 30.9
South Atlantic 58.5 57.6 40.4 38.6 30.9 29.7
East South Central 61.0 59.9 43.1 44.4 36.4 36.4
West South Central 62.0b 56.8 43.2a 39.4 32.7 30.3
West 57.1 57.1 37.0 37.4 27.7 28.4
Mountain 61.0 61.5 40.6 40.2 31.4 31.8
Pacific 55.4 55.2 35.5 36.2 26.1 26.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 57.3a 55.4 39.0 37.2 29.8 28.3
Small Metro 60.6 59.3 41.9a 39.8 32.3 30.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 59.5 58.2 40.7 38.3 31.0 29.9
< 250K Pop. 62.6 61.2 43.9 42.6 34.6 32.9
Nonmetro 65.8 64.0 47.0 47.3 38.4 38.6
Urbanized 64.0 61.8 46.1 45.6 37.8 36.0
Less Urbanized 67.0 67.6 47.5 50.3 38.2 42.9
Completely Rural 68.7a 58.7 48.7 41.9 42.7a 32.2
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Table 2.55A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 136,125 138,095 50,659 49,945 44,882 43,724
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24,867 25,231 8,693 8,346 7,690 7,277
New England 7,082 6,802 2,358 2,031 2,054 1,744
Middle Atlantic 17,785 18,429 6,335 6,315 5,636 5,533
Midwest 30,781a 31,771 11,927 12,437 10,764 10,965
East North Central 21,423 22,030 8,761 8,631 7,868 7,604
West North Central 9,358 9,741 3,165a 3,806 2,896 3,361
South 50,284 51,206 19,584 19,551 17,468 17,350
South Atlantic 27,230 27,275 9,995 9,951 8,893 8,906
East South Central 8,420 8,400 3,823 3,557 3,541 3,242
West South Central 14,634a 15,531 5,766 6,043 5,034 5,202
West 30,194 29,887 10,456 9,612 8,960 8,132
Mountain 9,798 9,656 3,853a 3,185 3,363a 2,713
Pacific 20,395 20,231 6,603 6,427 5,598 5,419
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69,247 70,874 24,516 24,414 21,362 20,935
Small Metro 42,817 42,713 15,970 15,565 14,184 13,828
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 28,810 28,891 10,352 10,120 9,187 9,030
< 250K Pop. 14,007 13,822 5,618 5,445 4,997 4,799
Nonmetro 24,061 24,508 10,174 9,965 9,336 8,961
Urbanized 10,593 10,875 4,250 4,224 3,814 3,875
Less Urbanized 10,603 11,033 4,708 4,741 4,445 4,220
Completely Rural 2,865 2,599 1,215 1,000 1,076 866
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Table 2.55B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 67.9 68.1 25.3 24.6 22.4 21.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 67.6 68.1 23.6 22.5 20.9 19.6
New England 73.1 69.7 24.3 20.8 21.2 17.9
Middle Atlantic 65.6 67.5 23.4 23.1 20.8 20.3
Midwest 71.3 73.2 27.6 28.6 24.9 25.3
East North Central 71.5 73.1 29.2 28.7 26.3 25.2
West North Central 71.0 73.3 24.0a 28.6 22.0 25.3
South 67.7 68.0 26.4 26.0 23.5 23.0
South Atlantic 68.6 67.8 25.2 24.7 22.4 22.1
East South Central 70.8 70.1 32.1 29.7 29.8 27.1
West South Central 64.4 67.3 25.4 26.2 22.2 22.5
West 65.2 63.7 22.6 20.5 19.4 17.3
Mountain 69.6 67.6 27.4b 22.3 23.9b 19.0
Pacific 63.3 61.9 20.5 19.7 17.4 16.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 64.8 65.2 23.0 22.5 20.0 19.3
Small Metro 71.0 70.5 26.5 25.7 23.5 22.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 70.5 70.0 25.3 24.5 22.5 21.9
< 250K Pop. 72.2 71.6 29.0 28.2 25.8 24.9
Nonmetro 71.9 73.4 30.4 29.8 27.9 26.8
Urbanized 73.3 73.1 29.4 28.4 26.4 26.1
Less Urbanized 70.1 73.6 31.1 31.6 29.4 28.2
Completely Rural 73.4 73.2 31.1 28.2 27.6 24.4
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Table 2.56A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 156,718 158,236 64,854 63,695 55,890 54,381
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 28,461 28,637 11,184 10,641 9,641 9,035
New England 8,033 7,736 2,986 2,664 2,517 2,212
Middle Atlantic 20,428 20,901 8,198 7,978 7,124 6,823
Midwest 35,375a 36,306 15,225 15,646 13,389 13,507
East North Central 24,588 25,109 11,019 10,795 9,673 9,285
West North Central 10,786 11,197 4,206b 4,851 3,716a 4,222
South 57,943 58,626 24,910 24,664 21,597 21,329
South Atlantic 31,045 31,057 12,629 12,483 10,907 10,853
East South Central 9,653 9,622 4,696 4,464 4,278 3,985
West South Central 17,244 17,947 7,584 7,717 6,412 6,491
West 34,939 34,667 13,535 12,744 11,264 10,510
Mountain 11,319 11,213 4,865a 4,203 4,146a 3,519
Pacific 23,619 23,454 8,670 8,540 7,118 6,991
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 80,094 81,260 31,904 31,391 27,011 26,232
Small Metro 49,371 49,159 20,499 19,897 17,680 17,192
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 32,907 32,961 13,159 12,798 11,326 11,118
< 250K Pop. 16,464 16,199 7,340 7,099 6,354 6,075
Nonmetro 27,253 27,816 12,452 12,408 11,200 10,957
Urbanized 12,015 12,403 5,275 5,351 4,655 4,765
Less Urbanized 12,066 12,536 5,744 5,858 5,278 5,174
Completely Rural 3,172 2,877 1,433 1,198 1,267 1,018
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Table 2.56B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 66.7 66.6 27.6 26.8 23.8 22.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 66.3 66.3 26.0 24.6 22.5 20.9
New England 71.0 67.9 26.4 23.4 22.3 19.4
Middle Atlantic 64.6 65.7 25.9 25.1 22.5 21.5
Midwest 70.0 71.4 30.1 30.8 26.5 26.6
East North Central 70.2 71.3 31.4 30.6 27.6 26.4
West North Central 69.7 71.8 27.2a 31.1 24.0 27.1
South 66.5 66.5 28.6 28.0 24.8 24.2
South Atlantic 67.2 66.4 27.3 26.7 23.6 23.2
East South Central 69.4 68.6 33.7 31.8 30.7 28.4
West South Central 64.0 65.6 28.2 28.2 23.8 23.7
West 64.0 62.7 24.8 23.0 20.6 19.0
Mountain 68.3 66.7 29.4b 25.0 25.0b 20.9
Pacific 62.1 60.9 22.8 22.2 18.7 18.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 63.7 63.7 25.4 24.6 21.5 20.6
Small Metro 69.4 68.8 28.8 27.8 24.9 24.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 68.9 68.3 27.5 26.5 23.7 23.0
< 250K Pop. 70.6 69.9 31.5 30.6 27.3 26.2
Nonmetro 71.1 72.1 32.5 32.2 29.2 28.4
Urbanized 72.1 71.5 31.6 30.9 27.9 27.5
Less Urbanized 69.7 72.9 33.2 34.1 30.5 30.1
Completely Rural 72.9 71.5 32.9 29.8 29.1 25.3
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Table 2.57A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 45,936 46,139 12,040 11,866 9,036 8,813
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,914 6,172 1,410 1,342 949 958
New England 1,645 1,631 313 291 179 165
Middle Atlantic 4,269 4,541 1,097 1,051 770 793
Midwest 11,948 11,430 3,275 2,963 2,491 2,166
East North Central 7,581 7,313 2,044 1,858 1,516 1,373
West North Central 4,367 4,117 1,231 1,105 975 793
South 18,280 18,030 5,059 5,164 3,984 4,021
South Atlantic 8,758 8,688 2,016 2,135 1,565 1,642
East South Central 3,570 3,203 1,210 1,139 991 940
West South Central 5,952 6,139 1,833 1,890 1,429 1,440
West 9,794 10,507 2,297 2,398 1,612 1,668
Mountain 3,759 3,879 1,019 995 778 725
Pacific 6,035 6,627 1,278 1,403 834 944
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 19,333 19,187 4,307 4,382 2,994 3,025
Small Metro 15,385 16,109 4,067 3,870 3,052 2,926
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 9,550 10,421 2,370 2,282 1,741 1,712
< 250K Pop. 5,835 5,688 1,697 1,588 1,311 1,215
Nonmetro 11,218 10,843 3,666 3,615 2,990 2,862
Urbanized 4,190 4,640 1,439 1,383 1,147 1,042
Less Urbanized 5,460 4,891 1,675 1,739 1,371 1,419
Completely Rural 1,568 1,311 553 492 472 401
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Table 2.57B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 17.7 17.6 4.6 4.5 3.5 3.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12.5 13.0 3.0 2.8 2.0 2.0
New England 13.3 13.1 2.5 2.3 1.4 1.3
Middle Atlantic 12.3 13.0 3.2 3.0 2.2 2.3
Midwest 21.4 20.3 5.9 5.3 4.5 3.9
East North Central 19.5 18.8 5.3 4.8 3.9 3.5
West North Central 25.5 23.9 7.2 6.4 5.7 4.6
South 19.0 18.5 5.2 5.3 4.1 4.1
South Atlantic 17.2 16.9 4.0 4.1 3.1 3.2
East South Central 23.2 20.7 7.9 7.4 6.4 6.1
West South Central 19.8 20.1 6.1 6.2 4.7 4.7
West 16.2 17.1 3.8 3.9 2.7 2.7
Mountain 20.4 20.7 5.5 5.3 4.2 3.9
Pacific 14.3 15.6 3.0 3.3 2.0 2.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 13.9 13.6 3.1 3.1 2.1 2.1
Small Metro 19.6 20.4 5.2 4.9 3.9 3.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18.1 19.5 4.5 4.3 3.3 3.2
< 250K Pop. 22.8 22.3 6.6 6.2 5.1 4.8
Nonmetro 26.6 25.5 8.7 8.5 7.1 6.7
Urbanized 22.7 24.4 7.8 7.3 6.2 5.5
Less Urbanized 28.7 25.8 8.8 9.2 7.2 7.5
Completely Rural 32.9 29.4 11.6 11.0 9.9 9.0
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Table 2.58A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 1,586 1,501 971 1,011 515 487
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 185 215 129 145 61 84
New England 49 46 35 39 15 15
Middle Atlantic 136 169 94 106 46 68
Midwest 407 357 256 244 144 115
East North Central 251 240 157 166 92 78
West North Central 157a 117 99 78 52 37
South 709 723 413 483 232 230
South Atlantic 306 341 183 235 106 102
East South Central 177 164 97 102 58 62
West South Central 226 218 133 146 68 66
West 285a 206 173 139 79 59
Mountain 106 104 73 66 42a 23
Pacific 179b 102 100 73 37 36
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 548 493 340 340 166 155
Small Metro 523 527 323 353 176 153
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 309 329 201 219 113 96
< 250K Pop. 214 198 122 134 63 58
Nonmetro 515 480 308 318 174 179
Urbanized 172 172 99 107 56 55
Less Urbanized 265 229 165 164 94 92
Completely Rural 78 79 43 47 25 33
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Table 2.58B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 6.4 6.0 3.9 4.1 2.1 2.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4.4 5.1 3.1 3.5 1.4 2.0
New England 4.4 4.2 3.2 3.6 1.4 1.4
Middle Atlantic 4.4 5.5 3.0 3.4 1.5 2.2
Midwest 7.5 6.6 4.7 4.5 2.7 2.1
East North Central 6.6 6.4 4.2 4.4 2.4 2.1
West North Central 9.6a 7.1 6.0 4.8 3.2 2.2
South 7.6 7.7 4.4 5.2 2.5 2.5
South Atlantic 6.6 7.3 3.9 5.0 2.3 2.2
East South Central 12.0 11.1 6.6 6.9 3.9 4.2
West South Central 7.1 6.7 4.2 4.5 2.1 2.0
West 4.8a 3.5 2.9 2.3 1.3 1.0
Mountain 5.7 5.6 3.9 3.5 2.3a 1.2
Pacific 4.3b 2.5 2.4 1.8 0.9 0.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 4.0 3.6 2.5 2.5 1.2 1.1
Small Metro 7.1 7.1 4.4 4.7 2.4 2.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 6.0 6.4 3.9 4.3 2.2 1.9
< 250K Pop. 9.3 8.5 5.3 5.8 2.7 2.5
Nonmetro 13.1 12.4 7.9 8.2 4.4 4.6
Urbanized 9.5 10.4 5.5 6.4 3.1 3.3
Less Urbanized 15.6 12.8 9.7 9.2 5.5 5.1
Completely Rural 18.9 17.9 10.5 10.6 5.9 7.4
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Table 2.59A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 6,891 7,064 3,109 3,231 1,911 2,018
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,057 1,133 463 449 253 267
New England 276 313 138 130 66 64
Middle Atlantic 781 820 325 320 187 203
Midwest 1,833 1,855 878 863 560 576
East North Central 1,145 1,194 555 537 344 344
West North Central 688 660 322 325 216 232
South 2,603 2,576 1,189 1,252 790 829
South Atlantic 1,251 1,247 545 558 352 329
East South Central 490 519 242 282 187 210
West South Central 862 810 403 412 251 291
West 1,398 1,501 579 667 308 345
Mountain 574 549 247 246 142 145
Pacific 824 951 333 421 166 200
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,957 3,016 1,195 1,211 679 672
Small Metro 2,436 2,417 1,152 1,174 697 769
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,395 1,471 673 694 412 452
< 250K Pop. 1,040 946 479 480 285 317
Nonmetro 1,499 1,632 762 846 535 577
Urbanized 635a 771 321 360 225 238
Less Urbanized 688 690 354 379 256 269
Completely Rural 177 170 87 106 55 70
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Table 2.59B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 19.9 20.3 9.0 9.3 5.5 5.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 17.2 18.4 7.5 7.3 4.1 4.3
New England 17.1 19.2 8.5 7.9 4.1 3.9
Middle Atlantic 17.2 18.2 7.2 7.1 4.1 4.5
Midwest 24.9 25.0 11.9 11.7 7.6 7.8
East North Central 22.6 23.4 10.9 10.5 6.8 6.7
West North Central 30.1 28.7 14.1 14.1 9.4 10.1
South 20.4 20.0 9.3 9.7 6.2 6.5
South Atlantic 19.2 19.0 8.3 8.5 5.4 5.0
East South Central 24.2 25.4 12.0 13.8 9.3 10.3
West South Central 20.5 19.0 9.6 9.7 6.0 6.8
West 16.8 17.9 7.0 8.0 3.7 4.1
Mountain 23.0 21.7 9.9 9.7 5.7 5.7
Pacific 14.2 16.3 5.7 7.2 2.9 3.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.6 16.1 6.3 6.5 3.6 3.6
Small Metro 22.5 22.2 10.7 10.8 6.4 7.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.2 21.0 9.8 9.9 6.0 6.5
< 250K Pop. 26.5 24.4 12.2 12.4 7.3 8.2
Nonmetro 30.9 31.6 15.7 16.4 11.0 11.2
Urbanized 28.6 31.2 14.5 14.6 10.1 9.6
Less Urbanized 31.5 31.0 16.2 17.1 11.7 12.1
Completely Rural 39.5 36.0 19.4 22.5 12.4 14.9
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Table 2.60A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 37,459 37,574 7,960 7,624 6,609 6,308
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,671 4,824 817 748 635 607
New England 1,320 1,272 140 122 98 86
Middle Atlantic 3,351 3,552 677 626 538 521
Midwest 9,708 9,218 2,141 1,856 1,787 1,475
East North Central 6,186 5,879 1,332 1,155 1,080 951
West North Central 3,522 3,340 810 701 707 524
South 14,969 14,731 3,456 3,429 2,962 2,962
South Atlantic 7,201 7,100 1,288 1,343 1,107 1,211
East South Central 2,903 2,520 871 755 746 668
West South Central 4,865 5,111 1,297 1,331 1,109 1,083
West 8,111 8,800 1,545 1,592 1,225 1,264
Mountain 3,079 3,226 700 683 595 556
Pacific 5,032 5,574 845 909 631 708
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15,829 15,678 2,771 2,830 2,149 2,199
Small Metro 12,426 13,164 2,592 2,343 2,180 2,004
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 7,846 8,621 1,496 1,369 1,216 1,164
< 250K Pop. 4,580 4,543 1,096 974 964 840
Nonmetro 9,204 8,731 2,596 2,451 2,280 2,105
Urbanized 3,383 3,697 1,018 916 867 750
Less Urbanized 4,508 3,973 1,156 1,196 1,022 1,058
Completely Rural 1,313 1,062 422 339 392 298
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Table 2.60B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 18.7 18.5 4.0 3.8 3.3 3.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12.7 13.0 2.2 2.0 1.7 1.6
New England 13.6 13.0 1.4 1.3 1.0 0.9
Middle Atlantic 12.4 13.0 2.5 2.3 2.0 1.9
Midwest 22.5 21.2 5.0 4.3 4.1 3.4
East North Central 20.6 19.5 4.4 3.8 3.6 3.2
West North Central 26.7 25.1 6.1 5.3 5.4 3.9
South 20.1 19.6 4.7 4.6 4.0 3.9
South Atlantic 18.1 17.6 3.2 3.3 2.8 3.0
East South Central 24.4 21.0 7.3 6.3 6.3 5.6
West South Central 21.4 22.1 5.7 5.8 4.9 4.7
West 17.5 18.7 3.3 3.4 2.6 2.7
Mountain 21.9 22.6 5.0 4.8 4.2 3.9
Pacific 15.6 17.1 2.6 2.8 2.0 2.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 14.8 14.4 2.6 2.6 2.0 2.0
Small Metro 20.6 21.7 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19.2 20.9 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.8
< 250K Pop. 23.6 23.5 5.7 5.0 5.0 4.4
Nonmetro 27.5 26.1 7.8 7.3 6.8 6.3
Urbanized 23.4 24.9 7.0 6.2 6.0 5.0
Less Urbanized 29.8 26.5 7.6 8.0 6.8 7.1
Completely Rural 33.6 29.9 10.8 9.5 10.0 8.4
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Table 2.61A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 44,350 44,638 11,069 10,856 8,521 8,326
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,728 5,957 1,280 1,197 888 874
New England 1,596 1,585 278 252 164 150
Middle Atlantic 4,132 4,372 1,003 946 724 725
Midwest 11,541 11,073 3,019 2,719 2,347 2,051
East North Central 7,331 7,073 1,887 1,692 1,424 1,295
West North Central 4,210 4,000 1,132 1,027 923 756
South 17,571 17,307 4,646 4,681 3,752 3,792
South Atlantic 8,452 8,347 1,833 1,900 1,459 1,540
East South Central 3,393 3,039 1,113 1,037 933 878
West South Central 5,726 5,921 1,700 1,743 1,361 1,374
West 9,509 10,301 2,124 2,259 1,533 1,609
Mountain 3,653 3,775 946 929 736 701
Pacific 5,856 6,526 1,177 1,330 797 908
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 18,785 18,694 3,967 4,042 2,828 2,870
Small Metro 14,862 15,581 3,744 3,517 2,877 2,773
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 9,241 10,092 2,169 2,062 1,628 1,616
< 250K Pop. 5,621 5,490 1,575 1,454 1,249 1,157
Nonmetro 10,703 10,363 3,358 3,297 2,816 2,682
Urbanized 4,018 4,468 1,339 1,277 1,091 987
Less Urbanized 5,196 4,662 1,510 1,575 1,277 1,327
Completely Rural 1,489 1,232 509 445 447 368
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Table 2.61B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Smokeless Tobacco includes chewing tobacco or snuff.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 18.9 18.8 4.7 4.6 3.6 3.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 13.3 13.8 3.0 2.8 2.1 2.0
New England 14.1 13.9 2.5 2.2 1.5 1.3
Middle Atlantic 13.1 13.7 3.2 3.0 2.3 2.3
Midwest 22.8 21.8 6.0 5.4 4.6 4.0
East North Central 20.9 20.1 5.4 4.8 4.1 3.7
West North Central 27.2 25.7 7.3 6.6 6.0 4.8
South 20.2 19.6 5.3 5.3 4.3 4.3
South Atlantic 18.3 17.8 4.0 4.1 3.2 3.3
East South Central 24.4 21.7 8.0 7.4 6.7 6.3
West South Central 21.3 21.7 6.3 6.4 5.1 5.0
West 17.4 18.6 3.9 4.1 2.8 2.9
Mountain 22.1 22.4 5.7 5.5 4.4 4.2
Pacific 15.4 16.9 3.1 3.5 2.1 2.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 14.9 14.7 3.2 3.2 2.2 2.3
Small Metro 20.9 21.8 5.3 4.9 4.0 3.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19.3 20.9 4.5 4.3 3.4 3.3
< 250K Pop. 24.1 23.7 6.8 6.3 5.4 5.0
Nonmetro 27.9 26.9 8.8 8.5 7.3 7.0
Urbanized 24.1 25.8 8.0 7.4 6.5 5.7
Less Urbanized 30.0 27.1 8.7 9.2 7.4 7.7
Completely Rural 34.2 30.6 11.7 11.1 10.3 9.2
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Table 2.62A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 88,596 89,117 25,647 24,933 13,417 12,438
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15,633 15,370 4,932a 4,362 2,637b 2,061
New England 4,771 4,596 1,460 1,212 813b 550
Middle Atlantic 10,862 10,774 3,472 3,150 1,824 1,511
Midwest 21,161 20,945 5,986 5,909 3,002 2,940
East North Central 14,437 14,188 4,154 3,950 2,203 1,896
West North Central 6,724 6,757 1,832 1,959 799 1,044
South 31,927 32,317 8,970 9,515 5,233 4,890
South Atlantic 17,253 17,317 4,755 5,172 2,929 2,476
East South Central 5,045 4,734 1,397 1,338 825 765
West South Central 9,629 10,266 2,818 3,005 1,478 1,649
West 19,874 20,486 5,759 5,147 2,545 2,546
Mountain 6,664 6,831 1,985 1,738 915 798
Pacific 13,209 13,655 3,774 3,409 1,630 1,749
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 45,277 46,914 13,450 13,830 6,883 6,944
Small Metro 28,325 28,020 8,392 7,582 4,610b 3,810
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18,906 19,276 5,632 5,138 3,174a 2,516
< 250K Pop. 9,419 8,743 2,760 2,444 1,436 1,293
Nonmetro 14,994 14,183 3,805 3,521 1,924 1,684
Urbanized 6,690 6,536 1,805 1,570 878 707
Less Urbanized 6,645 6,194 1,729 1,505 882 762
Completely Rural 1,659 1,453 271a 446 164 215
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Table 2.62B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 34.1 34.0 9.9 9.5 5.2a 4.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 33.1 32.4 10.5a 9.2 5.6b 4.3
New England 38.4 36.8 11.8 9.7 6.5b 4.4
Middle Atlantic 31.2 30.9 10.0 9.0 5.2 4.3
Midwest 37.8 37.3 10.7 10.5 5.4 5.2
East North Central 37.2 36.4 10.7 10.1 5.7 4.9
West North Central 39.3 39.2 10.7 11.4 4.7 6.1
South 33.1 33.1 9.3 9.8 5.4 5.0
South Atlantic 33.9 33.7 9.3 10.1 5.8 4.8
East South Central 32.8 30.6 9.1 8.6 5.4 4.9
West South Central 32.0 33.6 9.4 9.8 4.9 5.4
West 32.8 33.4 9.5 8.4 4.2 4.2
Mountain 36.2 36.5 10.8 9.3 5.0 4.3
Pacific 31.3 32.1 9.0 8.0 3.9 4.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 32.5 33.3 9.7 9.8 4.9 4.9
Small Metro 36.1 35.5 10.7a 9.6 5.9b 4.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 35.7 36.1 10.6 9.6 6.0b 4.7
< 250K Pop. 36.8 34.3 10.8 9.6 5.6 5.1
Nonmetro 35.5a 33.4 9.0 8.3 4.6 4.0
Urbanized 36.2 34.4 9.8 8.3 4.7 3.7
Less Urbanized 35.0 32.6 9.1 7.9 4.6 4.0
Completely Rural 34.8 32.5 5.7b 10.0 3.4 4.8
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Table 2.63A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 2,389b 2,070 1,684b 1,424 645 576
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 408 378 326b 253 120 114
New England 130 96 115b 64 38 27
Middle Atlantic 277 282 211 188 82 87
Midwest 538 491 384 365 157 158
East North Central 363 349 259 262 114 113
West North Central 175 142 124 102 43 45
South 899a 769 614 521 247 206
South Atlantic 464 380 320 257 121 95
East South Central 155 137 105 96 50 44
West South Central 280 253 188 168 76 67
West 545a 432 360a 285 120 98
Mountain 200 188 125 122 45 43
Pacific 344b 244 235a 163 75 56
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,156a 1,006 815 709 280 280
Small Metro 762 663 524a 435 216 174
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 498 436 349 300 150 125
< 250K Pop. 265 228 176a 135 66 49
Nonmetro 471 401 345a 280 148 122
Urbanized 197 161 138 113 47 46
Less Urbanized 233 183 172 131 85 62
Completely Rural 41 57 34 36 16 14
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Table 2.63B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 9.6b 8.3 6.8b 5.7 2.6 2.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 9.6 9.0 7.7a 6.0 2.8 2.7
New England 11.8 8.8 10.4b 5.9 3.4 2.5
Middle Atlantic 8.9 9.1 6.7 6.1 2.6 2.8
Midwest 9.9 9.1 7.1 6.8 2.9 2.9
East North Central 9.6 9.3 6.9 7.0 3.0 3.0
West North Central 10.7 8.6 7.6 6.2 2.6 2.7
South 9.7a 8.2 6.6a 5.6 2.7 2.2
South Atlantic 10.0 8.2 6.9 5.5 2.6 2.0
East South Central 10.5 9.3 7.1 6.5 3.4 3.0
West South Central 8.8 7.8 5.9 5.2 2.4 2.1
West 9.1a 7.3 6.0a 4.8 2.0 1.7
Mountain 10.8 10.0 6.7 6.5 2.4 2.3
Pacific 8.4b 6.0 5.7a 4.0 1.8 1.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 8.5a 7.4 6.0a 5.2 2.1 2.1
Small Metro 10.3a 8.9 7.1a 5.8 2.9 2.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 9.7 8.5 6.8 5.9 2.9 2.4
< 250K Pop. 11.5 9.8 7.6a 5.8 2.9 2.1
Nonmetro 12.0 10.3 8.8a 7.2 3.8 3.1
Urbanized 10.9 9.7 7.6 6.8 2.6 2.8
Less Urbanized 13.7a 10.2 10.2a 7.4 5.0 3.5
Completely Rural 9.9 12.8 8.3 8.0 3.9 3.1
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Table 2.64A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 13,490 13,379 7,521 7,214 3,716 3,472
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,431 2,397 1,398 1,280 681 607
New England 703 716 413 400 194 186
Middle Atlantic 1,728 1,681 985 880 487 421
Midwest 3,218 3,205 1,829 1,748 868 839
East North Central 2,164 2,158 1,220 1,181 593 565
West North Central 1,055 1,047 609 567 275 274
South 4,818 4,641 2,684 2,568 1,439 1,321
South Atlantic 2,499 2,407 1,378 1,326 735 703
East South Central 766 819 428 421 245 222
West South Central 1,553 1,416 878 821 459 396
West 3,022 3,137 1,609 1,617 729 704
Mountain 1,083 1,031 599 511 279a 200
Pacific 1,938 2,106 1,010 1,106 450 504
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 6,902 6,782 3,864 3,678 2,003 1,799
Small Metro 4,588 4,491 2,538 2,379 1,165 1,110
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,777 2,852 1,495 1,504 707 650
< 250K Pop. 1,811 1,639 1,043 875 458 460
Nonmetro 1,999 2,106 1,119 1,157 549 563
Urbanized 942 1,075 546 612 272 285
Less Urbanized 872 860 480 465 229 241
Completely Rural 186 171 93 79 47 37
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Table 2.64B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 39.0 38.5 21.7 20.7 10.7 10.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 39.5 39.0 22.7 20.8 11.1 9.9
New England 43.4 43.9 25.5 24.5 12.0 11.4
Middle Atlantic 38.1 37.2 21.7 19.5 10.7 9.3
Midwest 43.7 43.3 24.9 23.6 11.8 11.3
East North Central 42.6 42.3 24.0 23.1 11.7 11.1
West North Central 46.1 45.5 26.6 24.6 12.0 11.9
South 37.8 36.1 21.0 20.0 11.3 10.3
South Atlantic 38.3 36.7 21.1 20.2 11.3 10.7
East South Central 37.9 40.1 21.2 20.6 12.1 10.9
West South Central 36.9a 33.3 20.9 19.3 10.9 9.3
West 36.3 37.5 19.4 19.3 8.8 8.4
Mountain 43.5 40.7 24.0a 20.2 11.2a 7.9
Pacific 33.3 36.1 17.3 18.9 7.7 8.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 36.5 36.2 20.4 19.6 10.6 9.6
Small Metro 42.4 41.3 23.5 21.9 10.8 10.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 40.3 40.8 21.7 21.5 10.3 9.3
< 250K Pop. 46.2a 42.2 26.6a 22.6 11.7 11.8
Nonmetro 41.2 40.7 23.1 22.4 11.3 10.9
Urbanized 42.4 43.5 24.6 24.8 12.3 11.5
Less Urbanized 40.0 38.7 22.0 20.9 10.5 10.9
Completely Rural 41.5 36.1 20.7 16.7 10.6 7.7
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Table 2.65A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 72,716 73,668 16,443 16,296 9,055 8,389
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12,794 12,595 3,208 2,830 1,836a 1,340
New England 3,938 3,784 932 748 581a 337
Middle Atlantic 8,856 8,811 2,276 2,082 1,255 1,002
Midwest 17,405 17,249 3,773 3,796 1,977 1,943
East North Central 11,911 11,681 2,675 2,507 1,496 1,218
West North Central 5,495 5,568 1,099 1,289 481 725
South 26,210 26,907 5,672 6,426 3,547 3,363
South Atlantic 14,290 14,531 3,057 3,589 2,073 1,678
East South Central 4,124 3,779 864 821 530 499
West South Central 7,796a 8,598 1,751 2,016 944 1,187
West 16,307 16,917 3,790 3,245 1,695 1,744
Mountain 5,380 5,612 1,261 1,105 590 554
Pacific 10,927 11,305 2,529 2,140 1,105 1,189
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37,218 39,126 8,771 9,444 4,600 4,864
Small Metro 22,975 22,865 5,330 4,767 3,229a 2,526
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 15,632 15,989 3,789 3,334 2,318a 1,741
< 250K Pop. 7,343 6,877 1,541 1,433 911 785
Nonmetro 12,523 11,676 2,342 2,085 1,227 999
Urbanized 5,551 5,300 1,121 845 558 376
Less Urbanized 5,540 5,151 1,077 908 568 458
Completely Rural 1,432 1,226 144a 332 101 165
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Table 2.65B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 36.3 36.3 8.2 8.0 4.5 4.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 34.8 34.0 8.7 7.6 5.0a 3.6
New England 40.6 38.8 9.6 7.7 6.0b 3.5
Middle Atlantic 32.7 32.3 8.4 7.6 4.6 3.7
Midwest 40.3 39.7 8.7 8.7 4.6 4.5
East North Central 39.8 38.8 8.9 8.3 5.0 4.0
West North Central 41.7 41.9 8.3 9.7 3.6 5.5
South 35.3 35.7 7.6 8.5 4.8 4.5
South Atlantic 36.0 36.1 7.7 8.9 5.2 4.2
East South Central 34.7 31.5 7.3 6.9 4.5 4.2
West South Central 34.3 37.2 7.7 8.7 4.2 5.1
West 35.2 36.0 8.2 6.9 3.7 3.7
Mountain 38.2 39.3 9.0 7.7 4.2 3.9
Pacific 33.9 34.6 7.8 6.6 3.4 3.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 34.9 36.0 8.2 8.7 4.3 4.5
Small Metro 38.1 37.7 8.8 7.9 5.4a 4.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.2 38.7 9.3 8.1 5.7a 4.2
< 250K Pop. 37.9 35.6 7.9 7.4 4.7 4.1
Nonmetro 37.4 35.0 7.0 6.2 3.7 3.0
Urbanized 38.4 35.6 7.8 5.7 3.9a 2.5
Less Urbanized 36.6 34.4 7.1 6.1 3.8 3.1
Completely Rural 36.7 34.5 3.7b 9.4 2.6 4.6
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Table 2.66A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 86,206 87,047 23,964 23,509 12,772 11,862
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15,226 14,992 4,606 4,110 2,517b 1,947
New England 4,641 4,500 1,345 1,148 775a 523
Middle Atlantic 10,585 10,492 3,261 2,962 1,742 1,424
Midwest 20,624 20,454 5,603 5,544 2,845 2,782
East North Central 14,074 13,839 3,895 3,688 2,089 1,783
West North Central 6,549 6,615 1,708 1,856 755 999
South 31,028 31,548 8,356 8,994 4,986 4,684
South Atlantic 16,789 16,937 4,435 4,915 2,808 2,381
East South Central 4,890 4,597 1,291 1,241 775 721
West South Central 9,349 10,013 2,630 2,837 1,402 1,583
West 19,329 20,053 5,399 4,862 2,425 2,448
Mountain 6,464 6,643 1,860 1,616 869 755
Pacific 12,865 13,411 3,539 3,246 1,555 1,693
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 44,120 45,909 12,635 13,121 6,603 6,664
Small Metro 27,563 27,356 7,868 7,146 4,394a 3,636
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18,409 18,841 5,283 4,838 3,024a 2,391
< 250K Pop. 9,155 8,516 2,585 2,309 1,370 1,245
Nonmetro 14,523 13,782 3,460 3,242 1,775 1,562
Urbanized 6,493 6,375 1,667 1,458 830 661
Less Urbanized 6,412 6,011 1,557 1,373 797 699
Completely Rural 1,618 1,396 236a 411 148 201
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Table 2.66B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 36.7 36.7 10.2 9.9 5.4a 5.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 35.5 34.7 10.7 9.5 5.9b 4.5
New England 41.0 39.5 11.9 10.1 6.9a 4.6
Middle Atlantic 33.5 33.0 10.3 9.3 5.5 4.5
Midwest 40.8 40.3 11.1 10.9 5.6 5.5
East North Central 40.2 39.3 11.1 10.5 6.0 5.1
West North Central 42.3 42.4 11.0 11.9 4.9 6.4
South 35.6 35.8 9.6 10.2 5.7 5.3
South Atlantic 36.3 36.2 9.6 10.5 6.1 5.1
East South Central 35.1 32.8 9.3 8.9 5.6 5.1
West South Central 34.7 36.6 9.8 10.4 5.2 5.8
West 35.4 36.2 9.9 8.8 4.4 4.4
Mountain 39.0 39.5 11.2 9.6 5.2 4.5
Pacific 33.8 34.8 9.3 8.4 4.1 4.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 35.1 36.0 10.1 10.3 5.3 5.2
Small Metro 38.8 38.3 11.1 10.0 6.2b 5.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.5 39.0 11.1 10.0 6.3b 5.0
< 250K Pop. 39.3 36.7 11.1 10.0 5.9 5.4
Nonmetro 37.9 35.7 9.0 8.4 4.6 4.1
Urbanized 39.0 36.8 10.0 8.4 5.0a 3.8
Less Urbanized 37.1 34.9 9.0 8.0 4.6 4.1
Completely Rural 37.2 34.7 5.4b 10.2 3.4 5.0
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Table 2.67A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 214,013 213,794 173,573 173,966 135,502 136,868
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 39,769 39,777 33,725 33,909 27,230 27,501
New England 10,910 10,932 9,320 9,304 7,809 7,724
Middle Atlantic 28,859 28,846 24,405 24,605 19,421 19,777
Midwest 47,551 47,725 38,828 39,158 30,969 31,317
East North Central 32,950 33,065 26,910 27,266 21,260 21,661
West North Central 14,601 14,660 11,918 11,892 9,709 9,657
South 77,829 77,508 61,190 61,443 46,584 46,979
South Atlantic 42,176 41,599 33,748 33,444 26,257 26,098
East South Central 12,083 11,817 8,840 8,775 6,438 6,536
West South Central 23,571 24,093 18,602 19,223 13,889 14,345
West 48,865 48,784 39,830 39,456 30,719 31,071
Mountain 14,797 15,221 11,827 12,204 9,300 9,717
Pacific 34,068 33,563 28,003 27,252 21,419 21,354
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 114,047 114,457 94,722 95,831 74,587 76,521
Small Metro 65,403 65,114 53,096 51,938 41,669 40,688
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 43,763 44,130 35,793 35,691 28,010 28,317
< 250K Pop. 21,640 20,985 17,303 16,246 13,659 12,371
Nonmetro 34,564 34,223 25,755 26,197 19,246 19,659
Urbanized 15,257 15,542 11,834 12,384 8,993 9,463
Less Urbanized 15,286 15,224 11,091 11,367 8,168 8,376
Completely Rural 4,021 3,458 2,830 2,446 2,085 1,820
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Table 2.67B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 82.3a 81.5 66.7 66.3 52.1 52.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 84.3 83.9 71.5 71.6 57.7 58.0
New England 87.9 87.6 75.1 74.5 62.9 61.9
Middle Atlantic 83.0 82.6 70.2 70.5 55.9 56.7
Midwest 85.0 84.9 69.4 69.7 55.4 55.7
East North Central 84.9 84.8 69.3 69.9 54.8 55.6
West North Central 85.3 85.1 69.7 69.0 56.8 56.0
South 80.8 79.5 63.5 63.0 48.3 48.2
South Atlantic 82.9a 80.8 66.4 65.0 51.6 50.7
East South Central 78.5 76.3 57.4 56.6 41.8 42.2
West South Central 78.3 78.8 61.8 62.9 46.1 46.9
West 80.7 79.6 65.7 64.4 50.7 50.7
Mountain 80.3 81.4 64.2 65.3 50.5 52.0
Pacific 80.8 78.8 66.4 64.0 50.8 50.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 81.9 81.2 68.0 67.9 53.5 54.3
Small Metro 83.3 82.5 67.6a 65.8 53.1 51.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 82.7 82.7 67.7 66.9 53.0 53.0
< 250K Pop. 84.5a 82.3 67.6a 63.7 53.3b 48.5
Nonmetro 81.8 80.6 61.0 61.7 45.6 46.3
Urbanized 82.6 81.8 64.0 65.2 48.7 49.8
Less Urbanized 80.5 80.2 58.4 59.9 43.0 44.1
Completely Rural 84.3a 77.4 59.4 54.8 43.7 40.7
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Table 2.68A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 8,067b 7,669 6,555b 6,133 3,217b 2,877
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,434 1,333 1,263a 1,122 659 564
New England 364 350 317 287 170 149
Middle Atlantic 1,070 982 946a 835 489 415
Midwest 1,734 1,704 1,425 1,374 697 619
East North Central 1,199 1,225 979 983 490 458
West North Central 535 479 445 390 207a 161
South 2,993 2,878 2,393 2,240 1,159 1,027
South Atlantic 1,495 1,476 1,199 1,133 612 540
East South Central 481a 412 378 326 161 140
West South Central 1,017 990 816 781 386 346
West 1,907 1,754 1,474 1,397 702 667
Mountain 634 593 489 465 229 216
Pacific 1,272 1,162 985 931 473 451
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 4,356 4,092 3,591 3,337 1,740 1,589
Small Metro 2,343 2,339 1,887 1,845 920 850
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,586 1,555 1,264 1,227 617 582
< 250K Pop. 757 784 623 618 303 268
Nonmetro 1,368 1,238 1,076 950 557b 437
Urbanized 603 523 470 400 223 189
Less Urbanized 611 576 483 443 265a 199
Completely Rural 154 140 123 107 70 50
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Table 2.68B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 32.4a 30.8 26.3b 24.6 12.9b 11.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 33.9 31.8 29.8a 26.8 15.5 13.5
New England 33.0 32.1 28.7 26.3 15.4 13.6
Middle Atlantic 34.2 31.7 30.2a 27.0 15.6 13.4
Midwest 32.0 31.6 26.3 25.4 12.9 11.5
East North Central 31.7 32.6 25.9 26.2 13.0 12.2
West North Central 32.7 29.2 27.2 23.8 12.7a 9.8
South 32.2 30.8 25.7 23.9 12.5a 11.0
South Atlantic 32.2 31.7 25.8 24.3 13.2 11.6
East South Central 32.5a 27.9 25.6 22.1 10.9 9.5
West South Central 31.9 30.7 25.6 24.2 12.1 10.7
West 31.9 29.5 24.7 23.5 11.8 11.2
Mountain 34.2 31.6 26.3 24.8 12.4 11.5
Pacific 30.9 28.5 23.9 22.9 11.5 11.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 32.0a 30.2 26.4a 24.6 12.8 11.7
Small Metro 31.6 31.4 25.5 24.8 12.4 11.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 31.0 30.4 24.7 24.0 12.1 11.4
< 250K Pop. 32.9 33.7 27.1 26.6 13.2 11.5
Nonmetro 34.9a 31.9 27.4a 24.4 14.2b 11.3
Urbanized 33.3 31.5 25.9 24.1 12.3 11.4
Less Urbanized 36.1 32.3 28.5 24.8 15.6b 11.2
Completely Rural 37.1 31.5 29.7 24.1 16.8 11.3
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Table 2.69A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 29,195 29,148 26,778 26,707 20,828 20,738
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,352 5,296 5,030 4,924 4,053 3,933
New England 1,467 1,461 1,369 1,374 1,131 1,127
Middle Atlantic 3,884 3,836 3,661 3,551 2,922 2,806
Midwest 6,393 6,423 5,885 6,000 4,649 4,773
East North Central 4,401 4,437 4,067 4,159 3,241 3,309
West North Central 1,992 1,986 1,818 1,841 1,407 1,464
South 10,534 10,590 9,540 9,640 7,294 7,277
South Atlantic 5,391 5,436 4,941 4,987 3,861 3,826
East South Central 1,649 1,648 1,458 1,475 1,068 1,060
West South Central 3,494 3,507 3,141 3,178 2,365 2,390
West 6,916 6,838 6,323 6,144 4,832 4,756
Mountain 2,000 2,086 1,793 1,857 1,390 1,404
Pacific 4,916 4,753 4,530a 4,287 3,442 3,352
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15,954 15,676 14,693 14,404 11,594 11,242
Small Metro 9,186 9,141 8,459 8,388 6,569 6,564
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 5,785 5,848 5,304 5,355 4,084 4,237
< 250K Pop. 3,401 3,293 3,155 3,033 2,486 2,327
Nonmetro 4,054 4,332 3,626 3,915 2,665 2,932
Urbanized 1,897 2,097 1,729 1,924 1,313 1,442
Less Urbanized 1,795 1,878 1,593 1,673 1,135 1,260
Completely Rural 363 357 305 318 217 230
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Table 2.69B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 84.4 83.8 77.4 76.8 60.2 59.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 87.0 86.1 81.7 80.1 65.9 64.0
New England 90.6 89.6 84.5 84.3 69.8 69.1
Middle Atlantic 85.7 84.9 80.8 78.6 64.5 62.1
Midwest 86.8 86.7 79.9 81.0 63.1 64.4
East North Central 86.7 86.9 80.1 81.5 63.9 64.8
West North Central 87.1 86.3 79.5 80.0 61.6 63.6
South 82.6 82.4 74.8 75.0 57.2 56.6
South Atlantic 82.6 82.8 75.7 76.0 59.2 58.3
East South Central 81.5 80.7 72.1 72.3 52.8 51.9
West South Central 83.0 82.4 74.6 74.7 56.2 56.2
West 83.2 81.7 76.0 73.4 58.1 56.8
Mountain 80.2 82.4 71.9 73.3 55.7 55.4
Pacific 84.4a 81.4 77.8a 73.4 59.1 57.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 84.3 83.6 77.6 76.8 61.3 60.0
Small Metro 85.0 84.1 78.2 77.2 60.8 60.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 84.0 83.7 77.0 76.6 59.3 60.6
< 250K Pop. 86.7 84.8 80.4 78.1 63.4 59.9
Nonmetro 83.6 83.8 74.8 75.7 54.9 56.7
Urbanized 85.4 84.8 77.8 77.8 59.1 58.3
Less Urbanized 82.2 84.5 73.0 75.3 52.0 56.7
Completely Rural 81.1 75.4 68.1 67.1 48.6 48.5
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Table 2.70A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 176,751 176,977 140,240 141,126 111,457 113,253
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 32,983 33,148 27,432 27,862 22,518 23,004
New England 9,078 9,121 7,633 7,643 6,508 6,448
Middle Atlantic 23,904 24,027 19,799 20,219 16,010 16,556
Midwest 39,424 39,598 31,519 31,785 25,624 25,925
East North Central 27,351 27,404 21,865 22,124 17,529 17,894
West North Central 12,074 12,194 9,654 9,660 8,094 8,031
South 64,303 64,040 49,257 49,563 38,131 38,675
South Atlantic 35,290 34,687 27,609 27,324 21,784 21,732
East South Central 9,953 9,757 7,003 6,975 5,209 5,336
West South Central 19,060 19,596 14,645 15,265 11,139 11,608
West 40,042 40,191 32,033 31,915 25,185 25,648
Mountain 12,163 12,543 9,546 9,882 7,681 8,097
Pacific 27,879 27,649 22,487 22,034 17,504 17,551
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 93,737 94,689 76,438 78,089 61,254 63,690
Small Metro 53,873 53,635 42,750 41,704 34,179 33,274
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36,391 36,726 29,225 29,109 23,310 23,498
< 250K Pop. 17,482 16,908 13,525 12,595 10,869 9,776
Nonmetro 29,141 28,653 21,052 21,332 16,024 16,289
Urbanized 12,757 12,921 9,636 10,060 7,458 7,832
Less Urbanized 12,880 12,770 9,015 9,251 6,768 6,917
Completely Rural 3,504 2,961 2,402 2,021 1,798 1,540
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Table 2.70B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 88.1 87.3 69.9 69.6 55.6 55.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.7 89.5 74.6 75.2 61.2 62.1
New England 93.7 93.4 78.8 78.3 67.2 66.1
Middle Atlantic 88.2 88.0 73.1 74.1 59.1 60.7
Midwest 91.4 91.2 73.1 73.2 59.4 59.7
East North Central 91.3 91.0 73.0 73.5 58.5 59.4
West North Central 91.6 91.8 73.2 72.7 61.4 60.4
South 86.5 85.0 66.3 65.8 51.3 51.4
South Atlantic 88.9a 86.2 69.6 67.9 54.9 54.0
East South Central 83.7 81.4 58.9 58.2 43.8 44.5
West South Central 83.9 84.9 64.5 66.1 49.0 50.3
West 86.5 85.6 69.2 68.0 54.4 54.6
Mountain 86.4 87.8 67.8 69.2 54.6 56.7
Pacific 86.5 84.6 69.8 67.5 54.3 53.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 87.8 87.1 71.6 71.8 57.4 58.6
Small Metro 89.4 88.5 70.9a 68.8 56.7 54.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 89.0 89.0 71.5 70.5 57.0 56.9
< 250K Pop. 90.2a 87.6 69.8a 65.3 56.1a 50.6
Nonmetro 87.1 85.8 62.9 63.9 47.9 48.8
Urbanized 88.3 86.9 66.7 67.7 51.6 52.7
Less Urbanized 85.2 85.2 59.6 61.7 44.8 46.2
Completely Rural 89.7 83.4 61.5 57.0 46.0 43.4
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Table 2.71A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 205,946 206,125 167,018 167,833 132,285 133,991
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 38,334 38,444 32,462 32,787 26,571 26,937
New England 10,545 10,581 9,003 9,017 7,639 7,575
Middle Atlantic 27,789 27,863 23,459 23,770 18,932 19,362
Midwest 45,817 46,021 37,403 37,784 30,272 30,698
East North Central 31,751 31,841 25,931 26,283 20,771 21,203
West North Central 14,066 14,180 11,472 11,501 9,502 9,495
South 74,837 74,630 58,797 59,203 45,425 45,952
South Atlantic 40,681 40,123 32,550 32,311 25,645 25,558
East South Central 11,602 11,405 8,461 8,450 6,277 6,396
West South Central 22,554 23,102 17,786 18,442 13,504 13,998
West 46,958 47,029 38,356 38,059 30,017 30,404
Mountain 14,163a 14,628 11,339 11,739 9,070 9,501
Pacific 32,795 32,401 27,017 26,320 20,946 20,903
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 109,691 110,365 91,131 92,494 72,847 74,932
Small Metro 63,059 62,775 51,209 50,092 40,749 39,838
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 42,177 42,574 34,529 34,464 27,393 27,735
< 250K Pop. 20,883 20,201 16,680 15,628 13,355 12,103
Nonmetro 33,196 32,985 24,679 25,247 18,689 19,221
Urbanized 14,654 15,019 11,364 11,984 8,771 9,274
Less Urbanized 14,674 14,648 10,607 10,924 7,903 8,177
Completely Rural 3,867 3,318 2,707 2,339 2,015 1,770
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Table 2.71B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 87.6 86.8 71.0 70.7 56.3 56.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.3 89.0 75.6 75.9 61.9 62.4
New England 93.3 92.9 79.6 79.2 67.6 66.5
Middle Atlantic 87.9 87.6 74.2 74.7 59.9 60.9
Midwest 90.7 90.6 74.1 74.4 59.9 60.4
East North Central 90.6 90.4 74.0 74.6 59.3 60.2
West North Central 90.9 90.9 74.2 73.8 61.4 60.9
South 86.0 84.7 67.5 67.2 52.2 52.1
South Atlantic 88.0a 85.7 70.4 69.0 55.5 54.6
East South Central 83.4 81.3 60.8 60.3 45.1 45.6
West South Central 83.7 84.5 66.0 67.5 50.1 51.2
West 86.0 85.0 70.2 68.8 55.0 55.0
Mountain 85.5 87.0 68.4 69.8 54.8 56.5
Pacific 86.2 84.2 71.0 68.4 55.1 54.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 87.3 86.6 72.5 72.6 57.9 58.8
Small Metro 88.7 87.9 72.0a 70.1 57.3 55.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 88.3 88.2 72.3 71.4 57.3 57.5
< 250K Pop. 89.6a 87.1 71.5a 67.4 57.3b 52.2
Nonmetro 86.6 85.5 64.4 65.5 48.8 49.8
Urbanized 87.9 86.6 68.2 69.1 52.6 53.5
Less Urbanized 84.8 85.1 61.3 63.5 45.7 47.5
Completely Rural 88.8a 82.5 62.2 58.2 46.3 44.0
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Table 2.72A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 135,502 136,868 59,685 60,064 17,021 16,541
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 27,230 27,501 11,759 11,260 3,329a 2,736
New England 7,809 7,724 3,170 3,059 918 799
Middle Atlantic 19,421 19,777 8,589 8,201 2,411a 1,937
Midwest 30,969 31,317 14,605 14,408 4,395 4,042
East North Central 21,260 21,661 10,079 9,946 3,003 2,807
West North Central 9,709 9,657 4,526 4,462 1,393 1,235
South 46,584 46,979 20,638 20,795 6,152 5,988
South Atlantic 26,257 26,098 10,594 10,928 3,155 3,168
East South Central 6,438 6,536 3,098 2,860 1,026 900
West South Central 13,889 14,345 6,946 7,008 1,972 1,920
West 30,719 31,071 12,682 13,601 3,145a 3,775
Mountain 9,300 9,717 3,947a 4,580 1,001b 1,375
Pacific 21,419 21,354 8,736 9,021 2,143 2,400
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 74,587 76,521 32,643 32,885 8,877 8,748
Small Metro 41,669 40,688 17,982 18,212 5,377 5,275
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 28,010 28,317 11,915 12,447 3,434 3,597
< 250K Pop. 13,659 12,371 6,067 5,765 1,942 1,678
Nonmetro 19,246 19,659 9,061 8,967 2,768 2,518
Urbanized 8,993 9,463 4,097 4,251 1,207 1,154
Less Urbanized 8,168 8,376 3,984 3,862 1,281 1,019
Completely Rural 2,085 1,820 980 854 280 344
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Table 2.72B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 52.1 52.2 23.0 22.9 6.5 6.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 57.7 58.0 24.9 23.8 7.1a 5.8
New England 62.9 61.9 25.5 24.5 7.4 6.4
Middle Atlantic 55.9 56.7 24.7 23.5 6.9a 5.5
Midwest 55.4 55.7 26.1 25.6 7.9 7.2
East North Central 54.8 55.6 26.0 25.5 7.7 7.2
West North Central 56.8 56.0 26.5 25.9 8.1 7.2
South 48.3 48.2 21.4 21.3 6.4 6.1
South Atlantic 51.6 50.7 20.8 21.2 6.2 6.2
East South Central 41.8 42.2 20.1 18.5 6.7 5.8
West South Central 46.1 46.9 23.1 22.9 6.5 6.3
West 50.7 50.7 20.9 22.2 5.2a 6.2
Mountain 50.5 52.0 21.4a 24.5 5.4a 7.4
Pacific 50.8 50.2 20.7 21.2 5.1 5.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 53.5 54.3 23.4 23.3 6.4 6.2
Small Metro 53.1 51.6 22.9 23.1 6.8 6.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 53.0 53.0 22.5 23.3 6.5 6.7
< 250K Pop. 53.3b 48.5 23.7 22.6 7.6 6.6
Nonmetro 45.6 46.3 21.4 21.1 6.6 5.9
Urbanized 48.7 49.8 22.2 22.4 6.5 6.1
Less Urbanized 43.0 44.1 21.0 20.3 6.7 5.4
Completely Rural 43.7 40.7 20.6 19.1 5.9 7.7
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Table 2.73A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 3,217b 2,877 1,799b 1,556 326 293
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 659 564 350 318 61 71
New England 170 149 96 92 29 18
Middle Atlantic 489 415 253 226 32 54
Midwest 697 619 386a 322 73 61
East North Central 490 458 261 234 48 49
West North Central 207a 161 125a 88 25 12
South 1,159 1,027 679b 527 113 83
South Atlantic 612 540 362a 264 52 39
East South Central 161 140 103 74 19 19
West South Central 386 346 213 190 42 25
West 702 667 385 388 79 77
Mountain 229 216 116 119 25 28
Pacific 473 451 268 269 54 48
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,740 1,589 936 835 165 152
Small Metro 920 850 501 463 92 87
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 617 582 329 309 68 61
< 250K Pop. 303 268 172 154 24 26
Nonmetro 557b 437 362b 258 68 53
Urbanized 223 189 135 113 22 16
Less Urbanized 265a 199 178b 115 39 30
Completely Rural 70 50 50 29 7 7
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Table 2.73B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 12.9b 11.6 7.2b 6.2 1.3 1.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15.5 13.5 8.2 7.6 1.4 1.7
New England 15.4 13.6 8.7 8.4 2.6 1.6
Middle Atlantic 15.6 13.4 8.1 7.3 1.0 1.7
Midwest 12.9 11.5 7.1a 6.0 1.4 1.1
East North Central 13.0 12.2 6.9 6.2 1.3 1.3
West North Central 12.7a 9.8 7.6a 5.4 1.5 0.8
South 12.5a 11.0 7.3b 5.6 1.2 0.9
South Atlantic 13.2 11.6 7.8a 5.7 1.1 0.8
East South Central 10.9 9.5 7.0 5.0 1.3 1.3
West South Central 12.1 10.7 6.7 5.9 1.3 0.8
West 11.8 11.2 6.4 6.5 1.3 1.3
Mountain 12.4 11.5 6.3 6.4 1.3 1.5
Pacific 11.5 11.1 6.5 6.6 1.3 1.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 12.8 11.7 6.9 6.2 1.2 1.1
Small Metro 12.4 11.4 6.8 6.2 1.2 1.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 12.1 11.4 6.4 6.0 1.3 1.2
< 250K Pop. 13.2 11.5 7.5 6.6 1.1 1.1
Nonmetro 14.2b 11.3 9.2b 6.6 1.7 1.4
Urbanized 12.3 11.4 7.4 6.8 1.2 1.0
Less Urbanized 15.6b 11.2 10.5b 6.5 2.3 1.7
Completely Rural 16.8 11.3 12.0a 6.6 1.6 1.6
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Table 2.74A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 20,828 20,738 13,662a 13,187 4,386b 3,939
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,053 3,933 2,859b 2,517 948b 751
New England 1,131 1,127 794 738 273 245
Middle Atlantic 2,922 2,806 2,065b 1,779 674b 506
Midwest 4,649 4,773 3,193 3,169 971 1,015
East North Central 3,241 3,309 2,192 2,191 650 674
West North Central 1,407 1,464 1,002 978 321 341
South 7,294 7,277 4,631 4,427 1,596a 1,349
South Atlantic 3,861 3,826 2,415 2,273 819 723
East South Central 1,068 1,060 673 664 230 199
West South Central 2,365 2,390 1,542 1,490 547a 427
West 4,832 4,756 2,978 3,074 871 823
Mountain 1,390 1,404 934 905 295a 215
Pacific 3,442 3,352 2,044 2,168 576 608
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 11,594 11,242 7,552 7,045 2,320 2,081
Small Metro 6,569 6,564 4,317 4,219 1,464 1,286
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,084 4,237 2,656 2,697 836 823
< 250K Pop. 2,486 2,327 1,662 1,523 628 463
Nonmetro 2,665 2,932 1,793 1,923 602 572
Urbanized 1,313 1,442 868 934 325 293
Less Urbanized 1,135 1,260 780 841 229 236
Completely Rural 217 230 145 148 48 43
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Table 2.74B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 60.2 59.6 39.5a 37.9 12.7b 11.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 65.9 64.0 46.5b 40.9 15.4b 12.2
New England 69.8 69.1 49.0 45.3 16.9 15.0
Middle Atlantic 64.5 62.1 45.6b 39.4 14.9b 11.2
Midwest 63.1 64.4 43.4 42.8 13.2 13.7
East North Central 63.9 64.8 43.2 42.9 12.8 13.2
West North Central 61.6 63.6 43.8 42.5 14.0 14.8
South 57.2 56.6 36.3 34.4 12.5a 10.5
South Atlantic 59.2 58.3 37.0 34.6 12.5 11.0
East South Central 52.8 51.9 33.3 32.6 11.4 9.8
West South Central 56.2 56.2 36.6 35.0 13.0a 10.0
West 58.1 56.8 35.8 36.7 10.5 9.8
Mountain 55.7 55.4 37.5 35.8 11.8a 8.5
Pacific 59.1 57.4 35.1 37.1 9.9 10.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 61.3 60.0 39.9a 37.6 12.3 11.1
Small Metro 60.8 60.4 39.9 38.8 13.5a 11.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 59.3 60.6 38.5 38.6 12.1 11.8
< 250K Pop. 63.4 59.9 42.4 39.2 16.0a 11.9
Nonmetro 54.9 56.7 37.0 37.2 12.4 11.1
Urbanized 59.1 58.3 39.1 37.8 14.6a 11.9
Less Urbanized 52.0 56.7 35.7 37.9 10.5 10.6
Completely Rural 48.6 48.5 32.4 31.3 10.7 9.1
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Table 2.75A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 111,457 113,253 44,224 45,322 12,309 12,310
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 22,518 23,004 8,550 8,425 2,321 1,914
New England 6,508 6,448 2,280 2,229 616 537
Middle Atlantic 16,010 16,556 6,271 6,195 1,705 1,377
Midwest 25,624 25,925 11,026 10,917 3,351 2,965
East North Central 17,529 17,894 7,626 7,521 2,304 2,083
West North Central 8,094 8,031 3,399 3,396 1,047 882
South 38,131 38,675 15,328 15,841 4,442 4,556
South Atlantic 21,784 21,732 7,816 8,391 2,283 2,406
East South Central 5,209 5,336 2,321 2,122 776 682
West South Central 11,139 11,608 5,191 5,328 1,383 1,468
West 25,185 25,648 9,320 10,139 2,194a 2,875
Mountain 7,681 8,097 2,896a 3,555 682b 1,131
Pacific 17,504 17,551 6,423 6,584 1,513 1,744
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 61,254 63,690 24,155 25,005 6,391 6,515
Small Metro 34,179 33,274 13,163 13,530 3,820 3,902
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 23,310 23,498 8,930 9,441 2,530 2,714
< 250K Pop. 10,869 9,776 4,233 4,089 1,290 1,188
Nonmetro 16,024 16,289 6,906 6,786 2,098 1,892
Urbanized 7,458 7,832 3,095 3,204 860 845
Less Urbanized 6,768 6,917 3,026 2,905 1,012 753
Completely Rural 1,798 1,540 785 676 226 294
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Table 2.75B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 55.6 55.9 22.1 22.4 6.1 6.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 61.2 62.1 23.2 22.7 6.3 5.2
New England 67.2 66.1 23.5 22.8 6.4 5.5
Middle Atlantic 59.1 60.7 23.1 22.7 6.3 5.0
Midwest 59.4 59.7 25.6 25.1 7.8 6.8
East North Central 58.5 59.4 25.5 25.0 7.7 6.9
West North Central 61.4 60.4 25.8 25.6 7.9 6.6
South 51.3 51.4 20.6 21.0 6.0 6.1
South Atlantic 54.9 54.0 19.7 20.9 5.8 6.0
East South Central 43.8 44.5 19.5 17.7 6.5 5.7
West South Central 49.0 50.3 22.8 23.1 6.1 6.4
West 54.4 54.6 20.1 21.6 4.7a 6.1
Mountain 54.6 56.7 20.6a 24.9 4.8b 7.9
Pacific 54.3 53.7 19.9 20.2 4.7 5.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 57.4 58.6 22.6 23.0 6.0 6.0
Small Metro 56.7 54.9 21.8 22.3 6.3 6.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 57.0 56.9 21.8 22.9 6.2 6.6
< 250K Pop. 56.1a 50.6 21.8 21.2 6.7 6.2
Nonmetro 47.9 48.8 20.6 20.3 6.3 5.7
Urbanized 51.6 52.7 21.4 21.6 6.0 5.7
Less Urbanized 44.8 46.2 20.0 19.4 6.7 5.0
Completely Rural 46.0 43.4 20.1 19.1 5.8 8.3
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Table 2.76A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 132,285 133,991 57,886 58,508 16,695 16,248
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,571 26,937 11,410 10,942 3,269a 2,665
New England 7,639 7,575 3,074 2,967 890 782
Middle Atlantic 18,932 19,362 8,336 7,975 2,379a 1,883
Midwest 30,272 30,698 14,219 14,086 4,322 3,980
East North Central 20,771 21,203 9,818 9,712 2,954 2,758
West North Central 9,502 9,495 4,401 4,374 1,368 1,222
South 45,425 45,952 19,959 20,268 6,039 5,905
South Atlantic 25,645 25,558 10,232 10,664 3,102 3,129
East South Central 6,277 6,396 2,994 2,786 1,006 881
West South Central 13,504 13,998 6,733 6,818 1,930 1,895
West 30,017 30,404 12,298 13,213 3,066a 3,698
Mountain 9,070 9,501 3,831a 4,461 977b 1,347
Pacific 20,946 20,903 8,467 8,752 2,089 2,352
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 72,847 74,932 31,707 32,050 8,711 8,596
Small Metro 40,749 39,838 17,481 17,749 5,284 5,188
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 27,393 27,735 11,586 12,137 3,366 3,537
< 250K Pop. 13,355 12,103 5,894 5,612 1,918 1,651
Nonmetro 18,689 19,221 8,698 8,709 2,699 2,464
Urbanized 8,771 9,274 3,963 4,138 1,185 1,138
Less Urbanized 7,903 8,177 3,806 3,747 1,242 989
Completely Rural 2,015 1,770 930 824 273 337
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Table 2.76B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 56.3 56.4 24.6 24.6 7.1 6.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 61.9 62.4 26.6 25.3 7.6b 6.2
New England 67.6 66.5 27.2 26.0 7.9 6.9
Middle Atlantic 59.9 60.9 26.4 25.1 7.5a 5.9
Midwest 59.9 60.4 28.2 27.7 8.6 7.8
East North Central 59.3 60.2 28.0 27.6 8.4 7.8
West North Central 61.4 60.9 28.4 28.1 8.8 7.8
South 52.2 52.1 22.9 23.0 6.9 6.7
South Atlantic 55.5 54.6 22.1 22.8 6.7 6.7
East South Central 45.1 45.6 21.5 19.9 7.2 6.3
West South Central 50.1 51.2 25.0 24.9 7.2 6.9
West 55.0 55.0 22.5 23.9 5.6a 6.7
Mountain 54.8 56.5 23.1a 26.5 5.9a 8.0
Pacific 55.1 54.3 22.3 22.7 5.5 6.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 57.9 58.8 25.2 25.1 6.9 6.7
Small Metro 57.3 55.8 24.6 24.8 7.4 7.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 57.3 57.5 24.2 25.1 7.0 7.3
< 250K Pop. 57.3b 52.2 25.3 24.2 8.2 7.1
Nonmetro 48.8 49.8 22.7 22.6 7.0 6.4
Urbanized 52.6 53.5 23.8 23.9 7.1 6.6
Less Urbanized 45.7 47.5 22.0 21.8 7.2 5.8
Completely Rural 46.3 44.0 21.4 20.5 6.3 8.4
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Table 2.77A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 17,917 17,251 15,372 14,692 9,294a 8,651
GENDER            
Male 9,114 8,791 7,821 7,425 4,813 4,482
Female 8,803 8,459 7,551 7,267 4,481 4,170
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,911 13,512 12,009 11,621 7,348 6,913
White 10,259 10,003 9,099 8,797 5,759 5,390
Black or African American 2,321 2,235 1,833 1,769 989 953
American Indian or Alaska Native 114 98 95 75 55 44
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 571 635 454 548 257 303
Two or More Races 537 465 439 378 229 188
Hispanic or Latino 4,006 3,738 3,362 3,071 1,946 1,738
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 5,166 5,110 4,563 4,465 2,914 2,817
Female, White, Not Hispanic 5,093 4,893 4,535 4,333 2,845a 2,574
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1,152 1,138 905 896 508 466
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1,169 1,097 928 873 481 486
Male, Hispanic 2,121 1,876 1,812a 1,523 1,093a 893
Female, Hispanic 1,885 1,862 1,551 1,548 853 845
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Table 2.77B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 46.9a 45.3 40.2a 38.6 24.3b 22.7
GENDER            
Male 46.7a 45.0 40.1a 38.0 24.7a 23.0
Female 47.1 45.6 40.4 39.2 24.0 22.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 46.7 45.6 40.3 39.2 24.7a 23.3
White 48.9 48.0 43.4 42.2 27.4a 25.8
Black or African American 42.3 41.9 33.4 33.1 18.0 17.8
American Indian or Alaska Native 46.3 39.8 38.3 30.7 22.3 17.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 30.6 31.8 24.3 27.4 13.8 15.2
Two or More Races 51.0a 44.0 41.8a 35.7 21.7 17.8
Hispanic or Latino 47.7a 44.3 40.0b 36.4 23.2a 20.6
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 48.3 47.7 42.6 41.7 27.2 26.3
Female, White, Not Hispanic 49.6 48.2 44.1 42.7 27.7a 25.3
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 41.2 41.7 32.3 32.8 18.1 17.1
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 43.5 42.1 34.5 33.5 17.9 18.7
Male, Hispanic 48.7b 43.6 41.6b 35.4 25.1a 20.7
Female, Hispanic 46.6 45.1 38.3 37.5 21.1 20.5
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Table 2.78A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 196,097 196,543 158,201 159,274 126,208 128,217
GENDER            
Male 98,040 98,395 80,225 80,760 66,374 68,124
Female 98,057 98,149 77,976 78,514 59,834 60,093
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 170,330 170,194 138,258 138,407 111,302 112,199
White 137,484 137,070 112,109 112,400 91,653 92,611
Black or African American 21,042 21,129 16,468 16,551 12,280 12,660
American Indian or Alaska Native 1,015 999 739 671 547 479
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 7,269 7,467 6,004 6,135 4,462 4,304
Two or More Races 2,880 2,983 2,406 2,234 1,926 1,847
Hispanic or Latino 25,766 26,349 19,943 20,867 14,906 16,017
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 68,083 67,716 55,864 56,103 47,542 48,519
Female, White, Not Hispanic 69,401 69,354 56,245 56,296 44,111 44,091
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 9,695 10,157 7,817 8,130 5,943 6,523
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 11,347 10,971 8,652 8,421 6,337 6,137
Male, Hispanic 13,945 14,492 11,230 11,652 8,757 9,403
Female, Hispanic 11,821 11,857 8,713 9,215 6,149 6,614
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Table 2.78B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 88.4 87.6 71.3 71.0 56.9 57.2
GENDER            
Male 92.2 91.5 75.4 75.1 62.4 63.3
Female 84.9 84.1 67.5 67.3 51.8 51.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 89.7 88.9 72.8 72.3 58.6 58.6
White 92.5 91.9 75.4 75.4 61.7 62.1
Black or African American 83.5 81.6 65.3 63.9 48.7 48.9
American Indian or Alaska Native 84.8 86.5 61.7 58.1 45.7 41.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 66.6 65.8 55.0 54.0 40.9 37.9
Two or More Races 92.9 92.3 77.6 69.1 62.1 57.2
Hispanic or Latino 80.8 80.3 62.5 63.6 46.7 48.8
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 94.8 94.0 77.8 77.9 66.2 67.3
Female, White, Not Hispanic 90.4 90.0 73.2 73.1 57.4 57.2
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 86.5 87.9 69.7 70.3 53.0 56.4
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 81.0a 76.5 61.8 58.7 45.3 42.8
Male, Hispanic 87.9 88.4 70.8 71.1 55.2 57.3
Female, Hispanic 73.7 72.2 54.3 56.1 38.3 40.3
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Table 2.79A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 9,294a 8,651 5,852a 5,399 1,651a 1,412
GENDER            
Male 4,813 4,482 3,229 3,094 1,017 908
Female 4,481 4,170 2,624a 2,305 634a 505
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 7,348 6,913 4,664a 4,264 1,358a 1,162
White 5,759 5,390 3,820 3,494 1,185 1,041
Black or African American 989 953 468 447 73 70
American Indian or Alaska Native 55 44 45 34 11 5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 19 * *
Asian 257 303 145 152 29 19
Two or More Races 229 188 146 117 43 24
Hispanic or Latino 1,946 1,738 1,188 1,135 293 250
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 2,914 2,817 2,073 2,051 699 674
Female, White, Not Hispanic 2,845a 2,574 1,747b 1,443 486a 367
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 508 466 245 219 49 40
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 481 486 222 228 24 30
Male, Hispanic 1,093a 893 719 648 221 166
Female, Hispanic 853 845 470 487 72 84
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Table 2.79B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 24.3b 22.7 15.3a 14.2 4.3a 3.7
GENDER            
Male 24.7a 23.0 16.5 15.8 5.2 4.6
Female 24.0 22.5 14.0b 12.4 3.4a 2.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 24.7a 23.3 15.6a 14.4 4.6a 3.9
White 27.4a 25.8 18.2a 16.8 5.6 5.0
Black or African American 18.0 17.8 8.5 8.4 1.3 1.3
American Indian or Alaska Native 22.3 17.8 18.1 13.9 4.4 1.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 12.1 * *
Asian 13.8 15.2 7.8 7.6 1.6 1.0
Two or More Races 21.7 17.8 13.8 11.1 4.1 2.2
Hispanic or Latino 23.2a 20.6 14.2 13.5 3.5 3.0
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 27.2 26.3 19.4 19.2 6.5 6.3
Female, White, Not Hispanic 27.7a 25.3 17.0b 14.2 4.7a 3.6
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 18.1 17.1 8.8 8.0 1.8 1.5
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 17.9 18.7 8.3 8.7 0.9 1.1
Male, Hispanic 25.1a 20.7 16.5 15.1 5.1 3.9
Female, Hispanic 21.1 20.5 11.6 11.8 1.8 2.0
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Table 2.80A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 126,208 128,217 53,833 54,665 15,370 15,129
GENDER            
Male 66,374 68,124 35,048 35,284 11,451 11,186
Female 59,834 60,093 18,785 19,381 3,918 3,943
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 111,302 112,199 45,671 45,852 13,592 13,382
White 91,653 92,611 36,782 37,296 11,693 11,354
Black or African American 12,280 12,660 5,865 5,833 1,320 1,335
American Indian or Alaska Native 547 479 392 296 111 77
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 196 36 74
Asian 4,462 4,304 1,481 1,506 191 244
Two or More Races 1,926 1,847 897 725 240 297
Hispanic or Latino 14,906 16,017 8,162 8,813 1,778 1,747
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 47,542 48,519 24,182 23,916 8,796 8,312
Female, White, Not Hispanic 44,111 44,091 12,601 13,380 2,897 3,043
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 5,943 6,523 3,445 3,595 888 959
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 6,337 6,137 2,420 2,238 432 377
Male, Hispanic 8,757 9,403 5,573 5,945 1,377 1,382
Female, Hispanic 6,149 6,614 2,589 2,868 401 364
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Table 2.80B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 56.9 57.2 24.3 24.4 6.9 6.7
GENDER            
Male 62.4 63.3 32.9 32.8 10.8 10.4
Female 51.8 51.5 16.3 16.6 3.4 3.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 58.6 58.6 24.0 23.9 7.2 7.0
White 61.7 62.1 24.7 25.0 7.9 7.6
Black or African American 48.7 48.9 23.3 22.5 5.2 5.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 45.7 41.4 32.7 25.6 9.3 6.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 27.6 3.9 10.4
Asian 40.9 37.9 13.6 13.3 1.7 2.2
Two or More Races 62.1 57.2 28.9 22.4 7.7 9.2
Hispanic or Latino 46.7 48.8 25.6 26.8 5.6 5.3
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 66.2 67.3 33.7 33.2 12.3 11.5
Female, White, Not Hispanic 57.4 57.2 16.4 17.4 3.8 3.9
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 53.0 56.4 30.7 31.1 7.9 8.3
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 45.3 42.8 17.3 15.6 3.1 2.6
Male, Hispanic 55.2 57.3 35.1 36.3 8.7 8.4
Female, Hispanic 38.3 40.3 16.1 17.5 2.5 2.2
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Table 2.81A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 17,917 17,251 15,372 14,692 9,294a 8,651
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,317a 3,026 2,987a 2,663 1,881a 1,654
New England 898 839 810 750 526 503
Middle Atlantic 2,419 2,187 2,177a 1,913 1,355a 1,152
Midwest 3,800 3,868 3,272 3,325 1,988 2,009
East North Central 2,631 2,752 2,263 2,370 1,416 1,458
West North Central 1,169 1,116 1,009 955 572 552
South 6,329 6,136 5,333 5,132 3,140 2,871
South Atlantic 3,156 3,071 2,680 2,540 1,627 1,427
East South Central 979 916 804 778 431 414
West South Central 2,195 2,149 1,849 1,814 1,082 1,029
West 4,471 4,220 3,780 3,571 2,285 2,117
Mountain 1,312 1,290 1,070 1,084 650 600
Pacific 3,159 2,930 2,710 2,487 1,635 1,516
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 9,767 9,214 8,468 7,928 5,164a 4,690
Small Metro 5,379 5,336 4,617 4,527 2,807 2,665
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 3,523 3,406 2,987 2,860 1,795 1,690
< 250K Pop. 1,856 1,930 1,631 1,667 1,011 976
Nonmetro 2,771 2,701 2,286 2,237 1,324 1,296
Urbanized 1,282 1,202 1,066 998 611 579
Less Urbanized 1,212 1,225 998 1,008 582 576
Completely Rural 277 274 222 230 131 140
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Table 2.81B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 46.9a 45.3 40.2a 38.6 24.3b 22.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 49.9 47.4 44.9a 41.7 28.3 25.9
New England 51.4 50.1 46.4 44.8 30.1 30.0
Middle Atlantic 49.4 46.5 44.4a 40.7 27.7a 24.5
Midwest 46.6 47.1 40.1 40.5 24.4 24.5
East North Central 46.4 48.1 39.9 41.4 25.0 25.5
West North Central 47.0 44.7 40.6 38.3 23.0 22.1
South 45.0 43.6 37.9 36.5 22.3a 20.4
South Atlantic 44.7 43.9 37.9 36.3 23.0 20.4
East South Central 44.5 41.4 36.6 35.1 19.6 18.7
West South Central 45.7 44.2 38.5 37.3 22.5 21.2
West 47.8 44.8 40.5 37.9 24.5 22.5
Mountain 46.9 45.5 38.3 38.3 23.3 21.2
Pacific 48.2 44.5 41.4 37.8 25.0 23.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 46.8a 44.7 40.6a 38.4 24.7a 22.7
Small Metro 46.9 46.2 40.2 39.2 24.4 23.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 45.7 44.4 38.7 37.3 23.3 22.0
< 250K Pop. 49.2 49.8 43.2 43.0 26.8 25.2
Nonmetro 47.4 45.7 39.1 37.9 22.6 21.9
Urbanized 47.2 46.5 39.2 38.6 22.5 22.4
Less Urbanized 47.9 45.9 39.4 37.8 23.0 21.6
Completely Rural 46.3 41.9 37.1 35.2 21.9 21.5
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Table 2.82A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 196,097 196,543 158,201 159,274 126,208 128,217
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 36,451 36,751 30,738 31,246 25,349 25,847
New England 10,011 10,093 8,510 8,554 7,283 7,221
Middle Atlantic 26,440 26,659 22,228 22,692 18,066 18,626
Midwest 43,751 43,857 35,556 35,833 28,981 29,308
East North Central 30,319 30,313 24,648 24,897 19,845 20,203
West North Central 13,432 13,544 10,908 10,936 9,137 9,105
South 71,500 71,372 55,857 56,310 43,444 44,108
South Atlantic 39,021 38,528 31,069 30,904 24,629 24,671
East South Central 11,104 10,901 8,036 7,997 6,007 6,122
West South Central 21,376 21,943 16,753 17,409 12,808 13,315
West 44,394 44,563 36,050 35,885 28,434 28,954
Mountain 13,485 13,931 10,758 11,120 8,650 9,116
Pacific 30,908 30,632 25,293 24,765 19,784 19,837
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 104,280 105,243 86,254 87,903 69,423 71,831
Small Metro 60,024 59,778 48,479 47,411 38,862 38,023
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 40,240 40,724 32,807 32,832 26,215 26,627
< 250K Pop. 19,783 19,054 15,672 14,579 12,648 11,395
Nonmetro 31,793 31,522 23,468 23,960 17,922 18,363
Urbanized 13,975 14,339 10,768 11,386 8,383 8,884
Less Urbanized 14,074 13,999 10,093 10,358 7,586 7,800
Completely Rural 3,743 3,184 2,608 2,216 1,954 1,679
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Table 2.82B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2012)
Lifetime
(2013)
Past Year
(2012)
Past Year
(2013)
Past Month
(2012)
Past Month
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 88.4 87.6 71.3 71.0 56.9 57.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.9 89.6 75.8 76.2 62.5 63.0
New England 93.9 93.4 79.8 79.2 68.3 66.8
Middle Atlantic 88.5 88.3 74.4 75.1 60.5 61.7
Midwest 91.6 91.4 74.4 74.7 60.7 61.1
East North Central 91.5 91.1 74.4 74.9 59.9 60.7
West North Central 91.9 91.9 74.6 74.2 62.5 61.8
South 86.9 85.5 67.9 67.5 52.8 52.9
South Atlantic 89.1a 86.7 70.9 69.5 56.2 55.5
East South Central 84.1 82.1 60.9 60.2 45.5 46.1
West South Central 84.4 85.4 66.2 67.7 50.6 51.8
West 86.6 85.9 70.4 69.2 55.5 55.8
Mountain 86.3 87.8 68.8 70.1 55.3 57.5
Pacific 86.8 85.1 71.0 68.8 55.6 55.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88.1 87.4 72.8 73.0 58.6 59.7
Small Metro 89.6 88.8 72.3a 70.4 58.0 56.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 89.1 89.1 72.6 71.8 58.0 58.2
< 250K Pop. 90.6a 88.1 71.8a 67.4 57.9a 52.7
Nonmetro 87.3 86.3 64.5 65.6 49.2 50.2
Urbanized 88.7 87.4 68.3 69.4 53.2 54.1
Less Urbanized 85.5 85.8 61.3 63.5 46.1 47.8
Completely Rural 89.8 83.5 62.6 58.1 46.9 44.1
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Table 2.83A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 9,294a 8,651 5,852a 5,399 1,651a 1,412
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,881a 1,654 1,200 1,040 375 294
New England 526 503 352 330 142 96
Middle Atlantic 1,355a 1,152 848 710 232 198
Midwest 1,988 2,009 1,300 1,265 332 361
East North Central 1,416 1,458 909 913 229 246
West North Central 572 552 391 352 102 115
South 3,140 2,871 2,001a 1,720 598 461
South Atlantic 1,627 1,427 1,026a 825 303 214
East South Central 431 414 287 247 83 71
West South Central 1,082 1,029 688 648 212 177
West 2,285 2,117 1,351 1,374 347 295
Mountain 650 600 387 388 119 89
Pacific 1,635 1,516 964 986 228 206
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5,164a 4,690 3,181a 2,811 856 712
Small Metro 2,807 2,665 1,769 1,738 544 469
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,795 1,690 1,106 1,089 326 296
< 250K Pop. 1,011 976 662 649 218 172
Nonmetro 1,324 1,296 903 849 251 231
Urbanized 611 579 393 383 118 109
Less Urbanized 582 576 412 380 103 102
Completely Rural 131 140 98 86 30 20
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Table 2.83B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 24.3b 22.7 15.3a 14.2 4.3a 3.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 28.3 25.9 18.1 16.3 5.6 4.6
New England 30.1 30.0 20.2 19.7 8.2 5.7
Middle Atlantic 27.7a 24.5 17.3 15.1 4.7 4.2
Midwest 24.4 24.5 15.9 15.4 4.1 4.4
East North Central 25.0 25.5 16.0 15.9 4.0 4.3
West North Central 23.0 22.1 15.7 14.1 4.1 4.6
South 22.3a 20.4 14.2b 12.2 4.3 3.3
South Atlantic 23.0 20.4 14.5a 11.8 4.3 3.1
East South Central 19.6 18.7 13.1 11.1 3.8 3.2
West South Central 22.5 21.2 14.3 13.3 4.4 3.6
West 24.5 22.5 14.5 14.6 3.7 3.1
Mountain 23.3 21.2 13.9 13.7 4.3 3.1
Pacific 25.0 23.0 14.7 15.0 3.5 3.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 24.7a 22.7 15.2a 13.6 4.1 3.5
Small Metro 24.4 23.1 15.4 15.1 4.7 4.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 23.3 22.0 14.4 14.2 4.2 3.9
< 250K Pop. 26.8 25.2 17.6 16.7 5.8 4.4
Nonmetro 22.6 21.9 15.4 14.4 4.3 3.9
Urbanized 22.5 22.4 14.5 14.8 4.3 4.2
Less Urbanized 23.0 21.6 16.3 14.3 4.1 3.8
Completely Rural 21.9 21.5 16.4 13.2 5.1 3.0
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Table 2.84A – 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, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 126,208 128,217 53,833 54,665 15,370 15,129
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 25,349 25,847 10,559 10,220 2,955a 2,442
New England 7,283 7,221 2,818 2,729 776 703
Middle Atlantic 18,066 18,626 7,741 7,491 2,179a 1,739
Midwest 28,981 29,308 13,305 13,143 4,064 3,680
East North Central 19,845 20,203 9,170 9,033 2,773 2,560
West North Central 9,137 9,105 4,135 4,110 1,290 1,120
South 43,444 44,108 18,637 19,075 5,554 5,527
South Atlantic 24,629 24,671 9,568 10,102 2,852 2,954
East South Central 6,007 6,122 2,811 2,613 943 829
West South Central 12,808 13,315 6,258 6,360 1,759 1,743
West 28,434 28,954 11,332 12,227 2,797a 3,480
Mountain 8,650 9,116 3,560a 4,192 882b 1,286
Pacific 19,784 19,837 7,772 8,035 1,915 2,194
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69,423 71,831 29,462 30,074 8,021 8,036
Small Metro 38,862 38,023 16,213 16,474 4,833 4,806
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 26,215 26,627 10,809 11,357 3,109 3,301
< 250K Pop. 12,648 11,395 5,404 5,116 1,724 1,505
Nonmetro 17,922 18,363 8,158 8,118 2,516 2,286
Urbanized 8,383 8,884 3,705 3,868 1,089 1,045
Less Urbanized 7,586 7,800 3,572 3,482 1,178 917
Completely Rural 1,954 1,679 881 767 249 324
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Table 2.84B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2012)
Alcohol Use
(2013)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2012)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2013)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2012)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2013)
*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 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2013 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 56.9 57.2 24.3 24.4 6.9 6.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 62.5 63.0 26.1 24.9 7.3a 6.0
New England 68.3 66.8 26.4 25.3 7.3 6.5
Middle Atlantic 60.5 61.7 25.9 24.8 7.3a 5.8
Midwest 60.7 61.1 27.9 27.4 8.5 7.7
East North Central 59.9 60.7 27.7 27.2 8.4 7.7
West North Central 62.5 61.8 28.3 27.9 8.8 7.6
South 52.8 52.9 22.6 22.9 6.7 6.6
South Atlantic 56.2 55.5 21.8 22.7 6.5 6.6
East South Central 45.5 46.1 21.3 19.7 7.1 6.2
West South Central 50.6 51.8 24.7 24.7 6.9 6.8
West 55.5 55.8 22.1 23.6 5.5a 6.7
Mountain 55.3 57.5 22.8a 26.4 5.6b 8.1
Pacific 55.6 55.1 21.8 22.3 5.4 6.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58.6 59.7 24.9 25.0 6.8 6.7
Small Metro 58.0 56.5 24.2 24.5 7.2 7.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 58.0 58.2 23.9 24.8 6.9 7.2
< 250K Pop. 57.9a 52.7 24.7 23.6 7.9 7.0
Nonmetro 49.2 50.2 22.4 22.2 6.9 6.3
Urbanized 53.2 54.1 23.5 23.6 6.9 6.4
Less Urbanized 46.1 47.8 21.7 21.3 7.2 5.6
Completely Rural 46.9 44.1 21.2 20.1 6.0 8.5

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