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Table 3.1C – Perceived Risk of Harm Associated with Substance Use and Perceived Availability of Substances, by Age Group: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Risk/Availability Total
(2012)
Total
(2013)
Aged 12-17
(2012)
Aged 12-17
(2013)
Aged 18-25
(2012)
Aged 18-25
(2013)
Aged 26+
(2012)
Aged 26+
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
2 Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
3 Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions pertaining to the listed illicit drugs include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy."
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK1                
Cigarettes                
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 844 857 106 109 149 149 812 827
Marijuana                
Smoke Once a Month 928 993 101 97 127 122 910 961
Smoke Once or Twice a Week 984 1,050 113 110 145 143 947 1,028
Cocaine                
Use Once a Month 801 845 109 108 155 160 774 816
Use Once or Twice a Week 587 593 94 97 109 112 556 570
Heroin                
Try Once or Twice 605 692 106 111 123 129 578 668
Use Once or Twice a Week 407 431 88 89 80 80 382 403
LSD                
Try Once or Twice 839 867 106 109 163 167 792 832
Use Once or Twice a Week 590 637 99 104 130 133 557 608
Alcohol                
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 887 889 103 106 155 156 842 859
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 922 967 111 109 167 151 889 939
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY2                
Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain3                
Marijuana 934 1,015 109 111 146 153 891 975
Cocaine 782 833 88 79 147 149 748 804
Crack 798 795 82 80 131 126 769 780
Heroin 670 703 71 64 115 113 647 691
LSD 612 636 68 70 123 122 592 626
Approached in the Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs 382 415 77 79 130 121 316 370
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Table 3.1D – Perceived Risk of Harm Associated with Substance Use and Perceived Availability of Substances, by Age Group: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Risk/Availability Total
(2012)
Total
(2013)
Aged 12-17
(2012)
Aged 12-17
(2013)
Aged 18-25
(2012)
Aged 18-25
(2013)
Aged 26+
(2012)
Aged 26+
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
2 Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
3 Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions pertaining to the listed illicit drugs include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy."
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK1                
Cigarettes                
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 0.33 0.33 0.43 0.44 0.43 0.43 0.41 0.41
Marijuana                
Smoke Once a Month 0.36 0.39 0.41 0.40 0.37 0.35 0.46 0.48
Smoke Once or Twice a Week 0.38 0.41 0.46 0.45 0.42 0.41 0.48 0.52
Cocaine                
Use Once a Month 0.31 0.33 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.47 0.39 0.41
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.23 0.23 0.39 0.40 0.32 0.33 0.28 0.29
Heroin                
Try Once or Twice 0.24 0.27 0.44 0.46 0.36 0.37 0.29 0.34
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.16 0.17 0.36 0.37 0.23 0.23 0.19 0.20
LSD                
Try Once or Twice 0.33 0.34 0.45 0.47 0.48 0.49 0.40 0.42
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.23 0.25 0.42 0.45 0.38 0.39 0.28 0.31
Alcohol                
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 0.34 0.34 0.42 0.43 0.45 0.45 0.42 0.43
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 0.36 0.37 0.45 0.45 0.48 0.44 0.45 0.47
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY2                
Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain3                
Marijuana 0.38 0.41 0.45 0.46 0.43 0.45 0.47 0.51
Cocaine 0.32 0.34 0.37 0.33 0.44 0.44 0.40 0.43
Crack 0.33 0.32 0.35 0.34 0.39 0.38 0.41 0.41
Heroin 0.28 0.29 0.30 0.28 0.35 0.34 0.35 0.37
LSD 0.25 0.26 0.29 0.30 0.37 0.37 0.32 0.33
Approached in the Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs 0.15 0.16 0.31 0.32 0.38 0.35 0.16 0.18
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Table 3.1P – Perceived Risk of Harm Associated with Substance Use and Perceived Availability of Substances, by Age Group: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Risk/Availability Total
(2012)
Total
(2013)
Aged 12-17
(2012)
Aged 12-17
(2013)
Aged 18-25
(2012)
Aged 18-25
(2013)
Aged 26+
(2012)
Aged 26+
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
2 Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
3 Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions pertaining to the listed illicit drugs include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy."
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK1                
Cigarettes                
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 0.1260   0.0223   0.2952   0.2625  
Marijuana                
Smoke Once a Month 0.0000   0.0001   0.0004   0.0000  
Smoke Once or Twice a Week 0.0000   0.0000   0.0000   0.0000  
Cocaine                
Use Once a Month 0.0076   0.0961   0.3272   0.0171  
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.1174   0.3844   0.0088   0.3141  
Heroin                
Try Once or Twice 0.3506   0.1431   0.6944   0.1647  
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.6894   0.6762   0.2666   0.8683  
LSD                
Try Once or Twice 0.0039   0.9013   0.0844   0.0061  
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.0124   0.1683   0.0000   0.1586  
Alcohol                
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 0.0041   0.0135   0.0127   0.0222  
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 0.0380   0.2236   0.0495   0.0977  
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY2                
Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain3                
Marijuana 0.0425   0.1830   0.9214   0.0496  
Cocaine 0.0008   0.0012   0.0002   0.0155  
Crack 0.0002   0.0004   0.0001   0.0083  
Heroin 0.1354   0.0694   0.2003   0.2488  
LSD 0.0957   0.7210   0.2956   0.1476  
Approached in the Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs 0.0639   0.1080   0.0000   0.8744  
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Table 3.2C – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Cigarette and Alcohol Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic CIGARETTES ALCOHOL
Smoke One or More Packs
Per Day
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly
Every Day
Have Five or More Drinks
Once or Twice a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 106 109 103 106 111 109
AGE            
12-13 110 115 116 118 85 87
14-15 123 117 115 115 88 85
16-17 112 112 104 111 83 85
GENDER            
Male 77 78 77 76 75 78
Female 68 73 70 72 80 74
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 87 94 90 89 95 94
White 175 182 172 177 108 116
Black or African American 88 83 92 88 75 69
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 10 12 12 8 9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 64 68 62 64 49 49
Two or More Races 27 34 29 35 23 25
Hispanic or Latino 55 56 58 60 58 56
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 198 192 188 189 137 127
Small Metro 145 143 140 141 97 101
Nonmetro 81 82 86 93 62 66
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Table 3.2D – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Cigarette and Alcohol Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic CIGARETTES ALCOHOL
Smoke One or More Packs
Per Day
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly
Every Day
Have Five or More Drinks
Once or Twice a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.43 0.44 0.42 0.43 0.45 0.45
AGE            
12-13 0.77 0.80 0.71 0.76 0.75 0.77
14-15 0.73 0.71 0.73 0.71 0.78 0.77
16-17 0.71 0.75 0.72 0.77 0.78 0.79
GENDER            
Male 0.62 0.62 0.61 0.61 0.59 0.62
Female 0.57 0.61 0.58 0.59 0.66 0.62
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.45 0.50 0.47 0.47 0.49 0.49
White 0.52 0.55 0.57 0.57 0.55 0.56
Black or African American 1.09 1.25 1.04 1.16 1.13 1.11
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.23 4.48 4.44 4.92 3.79 4.32
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.32 2.21 2.10 2.16 2.45 2.55
Two or More Races 2.34 2.23 2.27 2.24 2.34 2.56
Hispanic or Latino 1.02 1.02 1.07 1.11 1.09 1.03
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.64 0.63 0.61 0.59 0.67 0.62
Small Metro 0.75 0.73 0.78 0.79 0.74 0.84
Nonmetro 1.01 1.01 1.03 1.23 1.03 1.04
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Table 3.2P – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Cigarette and Alcohol Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic CIGARETTES ALCOHOL
Smoke One or More Packs
Per Day
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly
Every Day
Have Five or More Drinks
Once or Twice a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.0223   0.0135   0.2236  
AGE            
12-13 0.0770   0.0144   0.9837  
14-15 0.0366   0.6208   0.9281  
16-17 0.8347   0.2041   0.0520  
GENDER            
Male 0.9809   0.2715   0.5311  
Female 0.0003   0.0167   0.0190  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2565   0.0740   0.3614  
White 0.3881   0.1678   0.6923  
Black or African American 0.0469   0.0528   0.2412  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7468   0.5052   0.3762  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.4736   0.5881   0.5859  
Two or More Races 0.0055   0.1949   0.9130  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0130   0.1192   0.4017  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.0714   0.0645   0.5721  
Small Metro 0.4509   0.2037   0.2724  
Nonmetro 0.1786   0.4625   0.5694  
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Table 3.3C – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Marijuana and Cocaine Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic MARIJUANA COCAINE
Smoke Once a Month Smoke Once or Twice
a Week
Use Once a Month Use Once or Twice
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 101 97 113 110 109 108 94 97
AGE                
12-13 76 78 103 108 83 84 117 121
14-15 70 59 98 86 97 95 137 132
16-17 58 57 74 70 108 103 132 130
GENDER                
Male 66 67 77 80 76 77 64 65
Female 70 67 80 75 76 76 65 67
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 87 83 96 93 94 96 77 81
White 94 92 140 136 140 147 208 211
Black or African American 49 43 59 58 83 71 98 91
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 6 10 9 8 10 13 13
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 37 37 50 47 46 47 66 68
Two or More Races 17 17 23 22 26 29 31 37
Hispanic or Latino 54 51 59 61 58 56 50 53
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 103 96 147 139 155 141 229 219
Small Metro 74 73 107 100 113 115 160 165
Nonmetro 52 48 71 65 75 73 100 98
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Table 3.3D – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Marijuana and Cocaine Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic MARIJUANA COCAINE
Smoke Once a Month Smoke Once or Twice
a Week
Use Once a Month Use Once or Twice
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.41 0.40 0.46 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.39 0.40
AGE                
12-13 0.76 0.73 0.83 0.82 0.76 0.78 0.73 0.72
14-15 0.69 0.60 0.83 0.73 0.76 0.75 0.61 0.69
16-17 0.61 0.61 0.68 0.68 0.75 0.80 0.54 0.58
GENDER                
Male 0.52 0.54 0.62 0.64 0.61 0.63 0.52 0.52
Female 0.59 0.56 0.67 0.63 0.64 0.64 0.54 0.56
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.45 0.44 0.50 0.49 0.49 0.51 0.41 0.43
White 0.52 0.50 0.58 0.56 0.54 0.59 0.44 0.44
Black or African American 1.06 0.98 1.14 1.14 1.23 1.21 1.05 1.15
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.74 3.95 4.46 4.61 4.05 3.74 3.80 3.87
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 2.40 2.15 2.39 2.37 2.45 2.52 1.89 1.93
Two or More Races 2.01 2.05 2.34 2.48 2.35 2.49 1.94 1.76
Hispanic or Latino 1.01 0.95 1.09 1.12 1.09 1.04 0.94 0.98
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.60 0.54 0.68 0.63 0.66 0.64 0.57 0.54
Small Metro 0.69 0.74 0.77 0.79 0.77 0.84 0.64 0.75
Nonmetro 0.89 0.90 1.09 1.00 1.00 1.12 0.87 0.94
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Table 3.3P – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Marijuana and Cocaine Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic MARIJUANA COCAINE
Smoke Once a Month Smoke Once or Twice
a Week
Use Once a Month Use Once or Twice
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.0001   0.0000   0.0961   0.3844  
AGE                
12-13 0.2552   0.0221   0.3918   0.7929  
14-15 0.0005   0.0000   0.6260   0.2551  
16-17 0.0061   0.0000   0.1065   0.4194  
GENDER                
Male 0.0428   0.0048   0.1157   0.6747  
Female 0.0003   0.0000   0.3910   0.0959  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0042   0.0000   0.0347   0.6136  
White 0.0098   0.0000   0.0152   0.9800  
Black or African American 0.0949   0.0039   0.4588   0.1788  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3930   0.5388   0.1353   0.8839  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.8824   0.3337   0.4874   0.3452  
Two or More Races 0.6591   0.1305   0.1326   0.0853  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0069   0.0040   0.7352   0.4593  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.2469   0.0003   0.3503   0.4803  
Small Metro 0.0002   0.0000   0.3296   0.9377  
Nonmetro 0.0032   0.0007   0.2517   0.4628  
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Table 3.4C – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Heroin and LSD Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic HEROIN LSD
Try Once or Twice Use Once or Twice
a Week
Try Once or Twice Use Once or Twice
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 106 111 88 89 106 109 99 104
AGE                
12-13 85 90 113 120 81 85 103 110
14-15 106 102 135 127 91 90 123 119
16-17 116 117 134 135 103 94 122 122
GENDER                
Male 76 78 61 62 76 79 73 71
Female 76 78 61 64 76 76 68 72
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 91 97 73 76 95 91 80 88
White 152 156 205 214 132 131 186 191
Black or African American 88 79 100 90 78 70 89 84
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 11 13 13 10 9 12 10
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 50 51 65 67 43 42 58 59
Two or More Races 28 30 33 37 24 25 28 31
Hispanic or Latino 58 53 48 47 54 57 54 53
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 171 161 220 217 146 136 199 196
Small Metro 122 131 162 166 111 110 149 141
Nonmetro 81 82 97 101 69 70 90 95
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Table 3.4D – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Heroin and LSD Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic HEROIN LSD
Try Once or Twice Use Once or Twice
a Week
Try Once or Twice Use Once or Twice
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.44 0.46 0.36 0.37 0.45 0.47 0.42 0.45
AGE                
12-13 0.77 0.85 0.74 0.78 0.81 0.85 0.80 0.84
14-15 0.76 0.77 0.61 0.62 0.77 0.79 0.70 0.75
16-17 0.68 0.73 0.46 0.51 0.79 0.77 0.62 0.67
GENDER                
Male 0.62 0.64 0.50 0.51 0.64 0.67 0.61 0.60
Female 0.64 0.66 0.51 0.54 0.66 0.67 0.60 0.63
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.48 0.52 0.39 0.41 0.52 0.51 0.44 0.49
White 0.54 0.59 0.44 0.43 0.60 0.58 0.50 0.50
Black or African American 1.17 1.20 0.98 1.11 1.22 1.23 1.13 1.20
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.90 4.35 3.92 4.36 4.47 4.52 4.39 4.70
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 2.49 2.41 2.04 1.98 2.57 2.33 2.09 2.51
Two or More Races 2.30 2.59 1.91 2.05 2.35 2.62 2.21 2.56
Hispanic or Latino 1.11 1.00 0.90 0.89 1.05 1.09 1.05 1.02
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.66 0.65 0.55 0.51 0.66 0.69 0.62 0.59
Small Metro 0.72 0.83 0.59 0.72 0.84 0.86 0.78 0.80
Nonmetro 1.02 1.11 0.90 0.85 0.98 1.07 0.99 0.96
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Table 3.4P – Perceived Great Risk of Harm Associated with Heroin and LSD Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic HEROIN LSD
Try Once or Twice Use Once or Twice
a Week
Try Once or Twice Use Once or Twice
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.1431   0.6762   0.9013   0.1683  
AGE                
12-13 0.1488   0.8815   0.5816   0.3465  
14-15 0.2922   0.3532   0.3817   0.0950  
16-17 0.9212   0.9864   0.1162   0.8751  
GENDER                
Male 0.0976   0.2850   0.8785   0.7780  
Female 0.6217   0.1109   0.9846   0.0220  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.4100   0.8002   0.2472   0.0906  
White 0.1464   0.5422   0.9594   0.3304  
Black or African American 0.5238   0.2075   0.0397   0.1275  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0511   0.4907   0.9550   0.2888  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.5204   0.2517   0.2606   0.3087  
Two or More Races 0.7199   0.3508   0.8397   0.6840  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1365   0.7683   0.0870   0.8366  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.6569   0.5243   0.5748   0.8610  
Small Metro 0.3599   0.7274   0.3019   0.0068  
Nonmetro 0.0838   0.4592   0.9531   0.6158  
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Table 3.5C – Perceived That Obtaining Specific Illicit Drugs Would Be Fairly or Very Easy among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/
Geographic Characteristic
Marijuana
(2012)
Marijuana
(2013)
Cocaine
(2012)
Cocaine
(2013)
Crack
(2012)
Crack
(2013)
Heroin
(2012)
Heroin
(2013)
LSD
(2012)
LSD
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy." Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 109 111 88 79 82 80 71 64 68 70
AGE                    
12-13 55 59 36 36 41 39 32 29 24 27
14-15 99 99 53 53 58 60 45 44 45 42
16-17 115 120 64 60 59 53 47 41 52 55
GENDER                    
Male 72 80 52 49 51 51 43 42 44 46
Female 79 76 64 59 63 60 53 48 52 53
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                    
Not Hispanic or Latino 94 97 72 67 69 71 58 58 58 60
White 135 143 71 65 67 70 53 56 56 57
Black or African American 68 64 34 33 37 34 27 24 26 25
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 10 2 4 5 6 2 6 2 4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 32 41 17 18 21 18 15 11 11 15
Two or More Races 26 27 15 14 15 14 14 11 12 13
Hispanic or Latino 59 63 46 42 45 39 39 32 38 37
COUNTY TYPE                    
Large Metro 148 154 81 73 79 78 63 59 59 64
Small Metro 105 111 52 50 51 49 38 35 39 41
Nonmetro 61 67 33 35 36 33 26 26 28 27
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Table 3.5D – Perceived That Obtaining Specific Illicit Drugs Would Be Fairly or Very Easy among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/
Geographic Characteristic
Marijuana
(2012)
Marijuana
(2013)
Cocaine
(2012)
Cocaine
(2013)
Crack
(2012)
Crack
(2013)
Heroin
(2012)
Heroin
(2013)
LSD
(2012)
LSD
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy." Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.45 0.46 0.37 0.33 0.35 0.34 0.30 0.28 0.29 0.30
AGE                    
12-13 0.63 0.68 0.46 0.46 0.52 0.49 0.41 0.38 0.33 0.37
14-15 0.82 0.75 0.59 0.57 0.62 0.63 0.52 0.48 0.53 0.48
16-17 0.69 0.74 0.68 0.65 0.65 0.58 0.53 0.48 0.56 0.61
GENDER                    
Male 0.59 0.65 0.44 0.41 0.42 0.42 0.36 0.35 0.37 0.39
Female 0.67 0.65 0.56 0.51 0.55 0.52 0.46 0.42 0.46 0.47
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                    
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.50 0.52 0.39 0.37 0.37 0.39 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.34
White 0.58 0.59 0.46 0.42 0.43 0.45 0.37 0.39 0.39 0.40
Black or African American 1.23 1.15 0.87 0.89 0.93 0.90 0.72 0.69 0.71 0.73
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.66 4.33 1.42 2.55 3.17 3.53 1.26 3.20 1.70 2.69
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 2.33 2.40 1.50 1.44 1.75 1.41 1.35 0.94 1.04 1.18
Two or More Races 2.33 2.57 1.89 1.84 1.99 1.82 1.81 1.54 1.69 1.75
Hispanic or Latino 1.12 1.17 0.89 0.80 0.87 0.74 0.75 0.62 0.75 0.72
COUNTY TYPE                    
Large Metro 0.68 0.66 0.53 0.47 0.51 0.50 0.44 0.40 0.43 0.43
Small Metro 0.68 0.82 0.62 0.57 0.58 0.57 0.48 0.44 0.50 0.51
Nonmetro 1.01 1.06 0.79 0.83 0.85 0.77 0.64 0.67 0.67 0.70
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Table 3.5P – Perceived That Obtaining Specific Illicit Drugs Would Be Fairly or Very Easy among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/
Geographic Characteristic
Marijuana
(2012)
Marijuana
(2013)
Cocaine
(2012)
Cocaine
(2013)
Crack
(2012)
Crack
(2013)
Heroin
(2012)
Heroin
(2013)
LSD
(2012)
LSD
(2013)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy." Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.1830   0.0012   0.0004   0.0694   0.7210  
AGE                    
12-13 0.2809   0.1672   0.3611   0.5991   0.4897  
14-15 0.3245   0.1246   0.0838   0.3367   0.0726  
16-17 0.6454   0.0041   0.0007   0.0768   0.6229  
GENDER                    
Male 0.7630   0.0128   0.0054   0.5266   0.5651  
Female 0.1146   0.0220   0.0158   0.0619   0.9868  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                    
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2305   0.0133   0.0020   0.2049   0.8266  
White 0.4487   0.0434   0.0224   0.8620   0.7607  
Black or African American 0.6745   0.0720   0.0607   0.0844   0.8852  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4436   0.0430   0.4241   0.0052   0.4034  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.0745   0.4011   0.4655   0.3560   0.3006  
Two or More Races 0.2940   0.0562   0.1277   0.0842   0.2370  
Hispanic or Latino 0.6018   0.0162   0.0638   0.1531   0.7343  
COUNTY TYPE                    
Large Metro 0.1658   0.0018   0.0011   0.1363   0.5141  
Small Metro 0.9421   0.3186   0.4133   0.4528   0.6621  
Nonmetro 0.4612   0.3174   0.1024   0.3956   0.0811  
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Table 3.6C – Youths Felt That Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youth's Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Parents' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Parents' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 54 55 67 68 61 64 68 66
AGE                
12-13 142 148 142 149 142 149 140 147
14-15 149 149 144 145 147 149 144 150
16-17 135 143 126 132 130 134 130 135
GENDER                
Male 38 38 49 51 44 47 48 50
Female 37 38 45 46 42 44 44 41
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 46 50 59 60 54 57 58 56
White 228 236 217 228 222 232 217 231
Black or African American 114 110 111 105 111 108 113 107
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 16 15 16 15 16 15 15
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 71 81 73 81 73 82 72 80
Two or More Races 38 39 35 38 36 38 36 39
Hispanic or Latino 27 27 32 34 29 32 34 32
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 250 257 238 248 246 252 241 251
Small Metro 185 193 181 182 185 188 183 184
Nonmetro 117 115 117 115 117 116 114 116
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Table 3.6D – Youths Felt That Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youth's Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Parents' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Parents' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.22 0.23 0.27 0.28 0.25 0.26 0.27 0.27
AGE                
12-13 0.33 0.37 0.32 0.37 0.30 0.36 0.37 0.42
14-15 0.33 0.33 0.42 0.45 0.39 0.42 0.45 0.40
16-17 0.45 0.43 0.57 0.58 0.52 0.52 0.53 0.52
GENDER                
Male 0.30 0.31 0.39 0.41 0.35 0.38 0.38 0.40
Female 0.31 0.32 0.37 0.38 0.34 0.36 0.36 0.34
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.24 0.26 0.31 0.31 0.28 0.30 0.30 0.29
White 0.27 0.27 0.38 0.38 0.33 0.35 0.35 0.33
Black or African American 0.63 0.80 0.75 0.88 0.73 0.80 0.75 0.84
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.57 4.21 2.57 3.53 2.62 3.58 1.87 2.91
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 0.91 1.09 0.79 1.01 0.70 0.97 1.08 1.10
Two or More Races 1.21 1.06 1.73 1.68 1.26 1.34 1.57 1.28
Hispanic or Latino 0.50 0.49 0.59 0.63 0.54 0.58 0.63 0.60
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.31 0.30 0.40 0.40 0.36 0.38 0.40 0.37
Small Metro 0.39 0.45 0.46 0.52 0.44 0.46 0.45 0.49
Nonmetro 0.56 0.52 0.54 0.67 0.51 0.57 0.61 0.62
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Table 3.6P – Youths Felt That Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youth's Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Parents' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Parents' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.2400   0.0251   0.0548   0.5481  
AGE                
12-13 0.4658   0.1468   0.0896   0.2244  
14-15 0.9902   0.1267   0.4630   0.0411  
16-17 0.0250   0.2103   0.2003   0.9249  
GENDER                
Male 0.6195   0.0185   0.0184   0.6497  
Female 0.0252   0.3969   0.7609   0.1366  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.3290   0.0681   0.0539   0.6385  
White 0.0463   0.5348   0.2843   0.4009  
Black or African American 0.4033   0.0212   0.0925   0.6061  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1525   0.7969   0.8977   0.3003  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.8758   0.2562   0.2170   0.4286  
Two or More Races 0.9718   0.8983   0.5780   0.3792  
Hispanic or Latino 0.4930   0.1691   0.6082   0.6680  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.0513   0.3037   0.0999   0.2068  
Small Metro 0.3542   0.0588   0.6158   0.2400  
Nonmetro 0.4731   0.1696   0.2742   0.5720  
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Table 3.7C – Youths Felt That Close Friends Would Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Youth's Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 68 72 86 88 85 89 75 76
AGE                
12-13 143 143 141 144 142 143 141 143
14-15 144 146 138 138 139 140 142 142
16-17 127 135 113 119 115 119 123 132
GENDER                
Male 51 54 65 63 65 66 59 57
Female 44 48 58 60 58 60 49 50
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 56 61 72 78 72 79 62 66
White 223 224 206 211 212 213 213 222
Black or African American 111 104 100 100 101 99 110 101
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 16 15 14 14 14 15 14
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 71 81 71 78 71 78 72 77
Two or More Races 36 38 32 35 33 34 35 37
Hispanic or Latino 38 41 47 46 46 48 41 40
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 243 244 225 227 230 229 236 239
Small Metro 180 185 165 166 168 163 176 181
Nonmetro 112 111 110 109 109 111 109 109
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Table 3.7D – Youths Felt That Close Friends Would Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Youth's Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.28 0.30 0.35 0.36 0.35 0.36 0.30 0.31
AGE                
12-13 0.36 0.46 0.40 0.43 0.39 0.44 0.41 0.42
14-15 0.48 0.49 0.62 0.59 0.61 0.58 0.50 0.52
16-17 0.56 0.58 0.71 0.76 0.71 0.76 0.62 0.64
GENDER                
Male 0.41 0.44 0.52 0.51 0.52 0.53 0.47 0.46
Female 0.37 0.40 0.48 0.50 0.48 0.50 0.40 0.42
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.29 0.32 0.37 0.41 0.37 0.42 0.32 0.35
White 0.36 0.36 0.44 0.48 0.44 0.48 0.39 0.39
Black or African American 0.75 0.91 0.97 1.10 0.95 1.09 0.84 1.00
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.53 3.48 2.88 3.36 3.02 3.36 2.41 3.23
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 0.88 1.19 1.34 1.56 1.16 1.51 0.89 1.36
Two or More Races 1.49 1.48 2.12 1.93 1.95 1.96 1.73 1.62
Hispanic or Latino 0.71 0.76 0.87 0.85 0.86 0.89 0.76 0.74
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.39 0.43 0.51 0.53 0.52 0.52 0.43 0.45
Small Metro 0.48 0.52 0.61 0.66 0.59 0.63 0.51 0.55
Nonmetro 0.70 0.68 0.73 0.80 0.72 0.78 0.71 0.71
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Table 3.7P – Youths Felt That Close Friends Would Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Youth's Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.5133   0.3328   0.2034   0.4516  
AGE                
12-13 0.1571   0.2716   0.1095   1.0000  
14-15 0.5194   0.6850   0.3447   0.6668  
16-17 0.1777   0.3124   0.1258   0.4539  
GENDER                
Male 0.5928   0.6396   0.8243   0.4396  
Female 0.7218   0.3502   0.1020   0.8240  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.5952   0.2295   0.1899   0.7617  
White 0.0300   0.9720   0.8014   0.0091  
Black or African American 0.1271   0.0402   0.0173   0.0285  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4893   0.3320   0.4953   0.1429  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.1419   0.0616   0.0358   0.0020  
Two or More Races 0.5009   0.1916   0.7961   0.6441  
Hispanic or Latino 0.7038   0.9096   0.8148   0.3496  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.8457   0.8421   0.6374   0.8229  
Small Metro 0.3941   0.1552   0.1160   0.4301  
Nonmetro 0.9228   0.9692   0.8888   0.6737  
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Table 3.8C – Youths Strongly Disapproved or Somewhat Disapproved of Peers' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Feelings about Peers include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Feelings about Peers data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 63 65 88 92 86 92 72 74
AGE                
12-13 144 147 141 145 141 147 142 148
14-15 148 146 140 137 140 138 145 144
16-17 132 139 112 121 111 118 125 134
GENDER                
Male 48 48 66 66 64 68 56 56
Female 40 44 58 61 59 61 46 47
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 52 57 76 79 73 81 60 64
White 227 235 202 210 202 213 213 226
Black or African American 113 106 106 100 104 99 114 104
American Indian or Alaska Native 16 15 16 15 16 16 15 17
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 16 * * * * * *
Asian 71 80 69 77 70 78 71 79
Two or More Races 37 39 33 35 33 35 35 38
Hispanic or Latino 35 35 46 50 48 48 39 40
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 251 247 225 225 225 227 241 240
Small Metro 185 189 166 169 163 167 175 184
Nonmetro 116 112 112 108 110 107 114 112
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Table 3.8D – Youths Strongly Disapproved or Somewhat Disapproved of Peers' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Feelings about Peers include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Feelings about Peers data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.26 0.27 0.36 0.38 0.35 0.37 0.29 0.30
AGE                
12-13 0.34 0.42 0.39 0.44 0.39 0.42 0.36 0.40
14-15 0.42 0.43 0.60 0.63 0.61 0.61 0.46 0.50
16-17 0.51 0.50 0.71 0.77 0.72 0.75 0.60 0.61
GENDER                
Male 0.38 0.38 0.53 0.53 0.51 0.54 0.44 0.45
Female 0.33 0.36 0.48 0.51 0.49 0.51 0.38 0.39
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.27 0.30 0.40 0.42 0.38 0.42 0.31 0.34
White 0.31 0.33 0.46 0.49 0.45 0.51 0.35 0.38
Black or African American 0.68 0.89 0.96 1.09 1.01 1.08 0.77 0.96
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.65 3.19 2.34 4.09 2.48 4.14 1.87 2.99
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 1.74 * * * * * *
Asian 1.38 1.21 1.58 1.47 1.63 1.64 1.41 1.25
Two or More Races 1.40 1.23 2.15 2.05 1.97 2.17 1.66 1.32
Hispanic or Latino 0.64 0.65 0.86 0.92 0.88 0.88 0.73 0.73
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.35 0.37 0.53 0.54 0.52 0.54 0.41 0.43
Small Metro 0.48 0.46 0.56 0.67 0.58 0.65 0.50 0.49
Nonmetro 0.58 0.72 0.78 0.83 0.77 0.80 0.67 0.76
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Table 3.8P – Youths Strongly Disapproved or Somewhat Disapproved of Peers' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More
Packs of Cigarettes
Per Day
Trying Marijuana or
Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or
Hashish Once a Month
or More
Having One or Two
Drinks of an Alcoholic
Beverage Nearly Every
Day
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Feelings about Peers include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Feelings about Peers data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.8913   0.0434   0.0344   0.9302  
AGE                
12-13 0.1395   0.0733   0.1658   0.8101  
14-15 0.9555   0.3201   0.4370   0.8994  
16-17 0.1924   0.2201   0.0734   0.8654  
GENDER                
Male 0.8921   0.1968   0.2386   0.9476  
Female 0.9651   0.1030   0.0559   0.8391  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9042   0.0467   0.0438   0.9946  
White 0.5678   0.3509   0.2544   0.3638  
Black or African American 0.2451   0.0090   0.0706   0.0431  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0153   0.0469   0.0503   0.0608  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.9357   0.6013   0.5326   0.9894  
Two or More Races 0.2245   0.6198   0.7853   0.1629  
Hispanic or Latino 0.9392   0.5676   0.4661   0.8421  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.7493   0.5137   0.5372   0.7076  
Small Metro 0.3249   0.0635   0.0255   0.4417  
Nonmetro 0.1250   0.0951   0.1277   0.9882  
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Table 3.9C – Participated in a Prevention Program or Group in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic PREVENTION PROGRAM OR GROUP
Problem-Solving, Communication
Skills, or Self-Esteem Group
Violence Prevention Program Pregnancy or Sexually
Transmitted Disease Prevention
Program
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Prevention Program or Group Participation data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 91 92 76 79 68 67
AGE            
12-13 64 61 55 57 37 39
14-15 63 66 48 48 44 46
16-17 57 60 39 35 38 38
GENDER            
Male 64 64 55 52 46 48
Female 64 65 51 54 44 45
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 76 77 66 65 55 55
White 78 81 51 55 44 45
Black or African American 48 51 44 44 32 31
American Indian or Alaska Native 8 8 4 6 5 6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 4 * *
Asian 34 38 22 19 15 22
Two or More Races 17 24 14 21 12 13
Hispanic or Latino 51 47 38 41 36 38
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 92 91 66 70 54 54
Small Metro 64 68 43 43 45 44
Nonmetro 37 43 31 34 28 30
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Table 3.9D – Participated in a Prevention Program or Group in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic PREVENTION PROGRAM OR GROUP
Problem-Solving, Communication
Skills, or Self-Esteem Group
Violence Prevention Program Pregnancy or Sexually
Transmitted Disease Prevention
Program
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Prevention Program or Group Participation data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.37 0.38 0.31 0.32 0.27 0.27
AGE            
12-13 0.67 0.69 0.60 0.65 0.45 0.47
14-15 0.65 0.65 0.53 0.53 0.49 0.52
16-17 0.60 0.63 0.44 0.40 0.44 0.43
GENDER            
Male 0.51 0.52 0.43 0.42 0.37 0.38
Female 0.54 0.55 0.43 0.45 0.37 0.38
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.40 0.41 0.34 0.34 0.28 0.29
White 0.43 0.46 0.34 0.35 0.30 0.30
Black or African American 1.05 1.03 0.98 1.03 0.83 0.79
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.60 3.67 2.63 2.95 2.77 3.33
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 3.71 * *
Asian 2.32 2.13 1.73 1.43 1.22 1.65
Two or More Races 1.96 2.51 1.73 2.39 1.47 1.61
Hispanic or Latino 0.94 0.87 0.69 0.75 0.67 0.70
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.55 0.54 0.45 0.46 0.37 0.37
Small Metro 0.64 0.70 0.51 0.53 0.55 0.52
Nonmetro 0.78 0.84 0.66 0.76 0.66 0.70
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Table 3.9P – Participated in a Prevention Program or Group in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic PREVENTION PROGRAM OR GROUP
Problem-Solving, Communication
Skills, or Self-Esteem Group
Violence Prevention Program Pregnancy or Sexually
Transmitted Disease Prevention
Program
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Prevention Program or Group Participation data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.1132   0.5528   0.2084  
AGE            
12-13 0.6018   0.4003   0.9143  
14-15 0.2267   0.6962   0.2020  
16-17 0.0314   0.5528   0.2960  
GENDER            
Male 0.4012   0.2362   0.0800  
Female 0.1475   0.7442   0.9964  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0226   0.6011   0.3637  
White 0.1787   0.7505   0.1250  
Black or African American 0.0811   0.4486   0.8733  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4084   0.0319   0.3465  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.4960   0.5668   0.4747  
Two or More Races 0.2828   0.1893   0.9263  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5449   0.7606   0.3223  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.4783   0.5242   0.0340  
Small Metro 0.0859   0.7892   0.6094  
Nonmetro 0.7144   0.9065   0.9254  
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Table 3.10C – Participated in a Substance Use Program or Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Message in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE PROGRAM OR PREVENTION MESSAGE
Participated in Alcohol,
Tobacco, or Drug
Prevention Program
Outside of School
Participated in Program
to Help Deal with Drug
or Alcohol Use
Saw or Heard Alcohol or
Drug Prevention Message
from Sources Outside
School
Talked to Parents about
Dangers of Tobacco,
Alcohol, or Drug Use
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Substance Use Program Participation or Prevention Message Exposure data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 71 71 44 40 98 104 114 118
AGE                
12-13 44 47 27 26 123 119 103 104
14-15 45 48 27 24 134 122 117 106
16-17 48 38 24 20 125 123 107 101
GENDER                
Male 53 52 33 29 74 75 78 81
Female 49 48 29 28 62 66 77 80
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 63 60 36 31 81 88 98 101
White 57 54 29 26 192 187 170 165
Black or African American 36 35 20 19 98 91 74 70
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 7 4 5 13 13 11 10
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 22 26 10 8 65 67 54 43
Two or More Races 13 13 9 7 32 32 28 31
Hispanic or Latino 34 38 24 25 51 53 53 60
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 66 63 37 32 214 208 190 170
Small Metro 42 44 21 22 158 156 128 123
Nonmetro 33 28 18 14 98 97 79 78
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Table 3.10D – Participated in a Substance Use Program or Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Message in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE PROGRAM OR PREVENTION MESSAGE
Participated in Alcohol,
Tobacco, or Drug
Prevention Program
Outside of School
Participated in Program
to Help Deal with Drug
or Alcohol Use
Saw or Heard Alcohol or
Drug Prevention Message
from Sources Outside
School
Talked to Parents about
Dangers of Tobacco,
Alcohol, or Drug Use
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Substance Use Program Participation or Prevention Message Exposure data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.29 0.29 0.18 0.16 0.40 0.42 0.46 0.48
AGE                
12-13 0.49 0.54 0.33 0.32 0.73 0.78 0.78 0.86
14-15 0.49 0.54 0.32 0.28 0.64 0.67 0.80 0.76
16-17 0.52 0.44 0.28 0.24 0.63 0.69 0.76 0.81
GENDER                
Male 0.42 0.41 0.26 0.23 0.59 0.60 0.62 0.65
Female 0.40 0.39 0.24 0.23 0.51 0.55 0.64 0.67
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.32 0.32 0.19 0.16 0.42 0.46 0.51 0.53
White 0.36 0.34 0.20 0.18 0.49 0.52 0.55 0.60
Black or African American 0.90 0.83 0.55 0.52 1.03 1.10 1.23 1.26
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.43 3.46 2.63 2.54 3.71 5.08 4.79 3.57
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.61 1.85 0.85 0.69 1.81 2.07 2.85 2.26
Two or More Races 1.62 1.55 1.12 0.96 1.95 2.46 2.33 2.25
Hispanic or Latino 0.62 0.69 0.43 0.46 0.93 0.97 0.98 1.10
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.42 0.41 0.27 0.23 0.57 0.61 0.68 0.70
Small Metro 0.47 0.52 0.27 0.29 0.66 0.70 0.78 0.76
Nonmetro 0.75 0.65 0.44 0.36 1.01 1.01 1.06 1.07
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Table 3.10P – Participated in a Substance Use Program or Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Message in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE PROGRAM OR PREVENTION MESSAGE
Participated in Alcohol,
Tobacco, or Drug
Prevention Program
Outside of School
Participated in Program
to Help Deal with Drug
or Alcohol Use
Saw or Heard Alcohol or
Drug Prevention Message
from Sources Outside
School
Talked to Parents about
Dangers of Tobacco,
Alcohol, or Drug Use
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Substance Use Program Participation or Prevention Message Exposure data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.3586   0.0453   0.0000   0.0001  
AGE                
12-13 0.3964   0.9956   0.0004   0.0840  
14-15 0.8174   0.0663   0.0000   0.0745  
16-17 0.0070   0.0944   0.0118   0.0002  
GENDER                
Male 0.1455   0.0721   0.0000   0.0001  
Female 0.8269   0.3393   0.0001   0.0487  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.6525   0.0461   0.0000   0.0009  
White 0.5510   0.0483   0.0000   0.0020  
Black or African American 0.8540   0.9370   0.0290   0.0627  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5751   0.5926   0.8059   0.1912  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.9669   0.4097   0.5441   0.4636  
Two or More Races 0.6718   0.4560   0.1456   0.9640  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3025   0.5085   0.0152   0.0139  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.9619   0.0333   0.0005   0.0019  
Small Metro 0.6701   0.3222   0.0000   0.0233  
Nonmetro 0.0446   0.0400   0.0167   0.1510  
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Table 3.11C – Participated in a Physical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Got into a Serious Fight
at School or Work
Took Part in a
Group-Against-Group Fight
Attacked Someone with the Intent
to Seriously Hurt Them
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 83 93 71 72 49 52
AGE            
12-13 57 61 44 47 29 27
14-15 55 58 44 46 30 30
16-17 52 51 45 39 30 31
GENDER            
Male 63 68 51 53 38 40
Female 52 58 46 45 32 30
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 73 75 60 59 42 44
White 62 65 53 50 34 30
Black or African American 49 49 33 31 29 26
American Indian or Alaska Native 8 9 4 9 4 4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 1
Asian 17 16 16 16 8 11
Two or More Races 18 22 12 18 6 12
Hispanic or Latino 43 50 38 40 26 25
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 78 86 59 64 43 41
Small Metro 54 56 43 43 27 30
Nonmetro 35 39 29 29 18 19
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Table 3.11D – Participated in a Physical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Got into a Serious Fight
at School or Work
Took Part in a
Group-Against-Group Fight
Attacked Someone with the Intent
to Seriously Hurt Them
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.34 0.37 0.29 0.29 0.20 0.21
AGE            
12-13 0.63 0.65 0.50 0.53 0.35 0.33
14-15 0.58 0.61 0.49 0.51 0.34 0.34
16-17 0.55 0.57 0.49 0.45 0.34 0.36
GENDER            
Male 0.49 0.54 0.40 0.42 0.30 0.32
Female 0.43 0.48 0.38 0.37 0.27 0.25
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.38 0.39 0.31 0.31 0.22 0.23
White 0.39 0.41 0.35 0.33 0.23 0.22
Black or African American 1.11 1.08 0.80 0.80 0.74 0.69
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.16 4.04 2.51 4.62 2.39 2.21
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * 0.55
Asian 1.35 1.28 1.33 1.25 0.69 0.84
Two or More Races 2.11 2.43 1.59 2.16 0.84 1.51
Hispanic or Latino 0.79 0.91 0.70 0.72 0.48 0.45
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.50 0.53 0.40 0.42 0.30 0.29
Small Metro 0.60 0.67 0.51 0.49 0.36 0.39
Nonmetro 0.74 0.84 0.69 0.67 0.42 0.48
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Table 3.11P – Participated in a Physical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Got into a Serious Fight
at School or Work
Took Part in a
Group-Against-Group Fight
Attacked Someone with the Intent
to Seriously Hurt Them
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.2546   0.0433   0.0741  
AGE            
12-13 0.6205   0.6844   0.1535  
14-15 0.3503   0.7094   0.1740  
16-17 0.0819   0.0040   0.6930  
GENDER            
Male 0.5419   0.1809   0.5749  
Female 0.2980   0.1002   0.0353  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2815   0.1512   0.1539  
White 0.4952   0.0506   0.1193  
Black or African American 0.6976   0.7246   0.3481  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9617   0.1446   0.6897  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.5269   0.8325   0.8762  
Two or More Races 0.4099   0.7108   0.1212  
Hispanic or Latino 0.6692   0.1053   0.2883  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.7451   0.2257   0.0362  
Small Metro 0.1382   0.1057   0.9437  
Nonmetro 0.7627   0.4141   0.7217  
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Table 3.12C – Participated in a Nonphysical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Carried a Handgun Sold Illegal Drugs Stole or Tried to Steal Anything
Worth More Than $50
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 42 40 36 35 43 36
AGE            
12-13 20 20 8 9 19 15
14-15 24 25 20 19 26 24
16-17 28 26 31 26 33 26
GENDER            
Male 37 36 31 28 34 30
Female 20 17 19 18 27 21
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 37 34 29 27 34 30
White 34 29 25 24 29 25
Black or African American 14 14 13 12 17 15
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 4 2 4 1 6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 2 * 2
Asian 5 7 3 5 9 10
Two or More Races 8 11 9 4 7 6
Hispanic or Latino 21 21 20 20 27 21
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 32 29 30 26 38 30
Small Metro 23 23 18 20 20 18
Nonmetro 18 19 11 10 13 11
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Table 3.12D – Participated in a Nonphysical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Carried a Handgun Sold Illegal Drugs Stole or Tried to Steal Anything
Worth More Than $50
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.17 0.16 0.14 0.14 0.17 0.15
AGE            
12-13 0.24 0.25 0.10 0.11 0.23 0.19
14-15 0.29 0.29 0.23 0.22 0.30 0.28
16-17 0.32 0.30 0.35 0.31 0.37 0.31
GENDER            
Male 0.29 0.29 0.24 0.23 0.27 0.24
Female 0.17 0.14 0.16 0.15 0.22 0.17
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.19 0.18 0.15 0.14 0.17 0.16
White 0.23 0.21 0.18 0.17 0.20 0.18
Black or African American 0.40 0.40 0.37 0.34 0.46 0.42
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.29 2.06 1.48 2.44 0.93 3.10
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 2.28 * 1.77
Asian 0.42 0.53 0.29 0.39 0.74 0.79
Two or More Races 1.01 1.36 1.15 0.49 0.92 0.73
Hispanic or Latino 0.37 0.38 0.36 0.35 0.49 0.37
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.23 0.21 0.21 0.19 0.26 0.22
Small Metro 0.29 0.29 0.24 0.27 0.28 0.25
Nonmetro 0.44 0.45 0.28 0.26 0.33 0.29
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Table 3.12P – Participated in a Nonphysical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Carried a Handgun Sold Illegal Drugs Stole or Tried to Steal Anything
Worth More Than $50
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.6820   0.0853   0.0017  
AGE            
12-13 0.8070   0.8205   0.1026  
14-15 0.8584   0.1158   0.0082  
16-17 0.5076   0.3158   0.2404  
GENDER            
Male 0.7410   0.2649   0.0118  
Female 0.8176   0.1462   0.0532  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.5777   0.0397   0.0316  
White 0.5365   0.0359   0.0386  
Black or African American 0.5062   0.8236   0.2494  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5400   0.6513   0.0213  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.7573   0.3191   0.7634  
Two or More Races 0.6360   0.0528   0.5513  
Hispanic or Latino 0.8831   0.8986   0.0178  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.2851   0.2647   0.0026  
Small Metro 0.7299   0.4254   0.5904  
Nonmetro 0.2074   0.1496   0.1831  
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Table 3.13C – Selected Risk and Protective Factors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic RISK FACTORS PROTECTIVE FACTORS
Youth Moved 2 or
More Times in the
Past 5 Years
Youth Argued with
at Least One Parent
10 or More Times
in the Past Year
Youth Was
Approached by
Someone Selling
Drugs in the
Past Month
Youth Had Someone
to Talk to about
Problems1
Youth Attended 25
or More Religious
Services in the Past
Year2
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Risk or Protective Factors data were excluded.
1 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
2 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 108 115 93 94 77 79 42 46 111 113
AGE                    
12-13 67 66 50 49 27 29 143 149 70 72
14-15 67 73 62 69 48 47 149 147 79 76
16-17 59 67 67 61 62 60 138 142 74 78
GENDER                    
Male 72 77 59 58 57 57 35 34 77 75
Female 68 74 68 71 49 52 27 29 75 73
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                    
Not Hispanic or Latino 90 93 81 81 61 66 36 40 95 100
White 73 83 93 86 57 57 230 236 115 119
Black or African American 57 60 32 30 36 34 116 111 51 54
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 9 3 7 4 4 15 18 9 6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 28 22 25 31 11 17 71 75 40 37
Two or More Races 21 23 18 19 14 16 37 40 19 21
Hispanic or Latino 56 62 44 45 46 42 24 22 52 52
COUNTY TYPE                    
Large Metro 100 106 94 92 72 69 252 256 123 120
Small Metro 66 84 67 60 42 46 188 190 87 89
Nonmetro 44 46 42 38 24 25 117 121 60 61
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Table 3.13D – Selected Risk and Protective Factors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic RISK FACTORS PROTECTIVE FACTORS
Youth Moved 2 or
More Times in the
Past 5 Years
Youth Argued with
at Least One Parent
10 or More Times
in the Past Year
Youth Was
Approached by
Someone Selling
Drugs in the
Past Month
Youth Had Someone
to Talk to about
Problems1
Youth Attended 25
or More Religious
Services in the Past
Year2
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Risk or Protective Factors data were excluded.
1 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
2 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.45 0.48 0.38 0.38 0.31 0.32 0.17 0.19 0.46 0.47
AGE                    
12-13 0.72 0.73 0.56 0.55 0.32 0.36 0.28 0.34 0.70 0.76
14-15 0.66 0.73 0.60 0.68 0.54 0.52 0.32 0.30 0.73 0.72
16-17 0.63 0.71 0.68 0.65 0.63 0.63 0.32 0.33 0.72 0.75
GENDER                    
Male 0.58 0.62 0.47 0.46 0.45 0.45 0.28 0.28 0.62 0.61
Female 0.57 0.62 0.57 0.59 0.40 0.43 0.23 0.25 0.63 0.62
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                    
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.47 0.49 0.42 0.42 0.31 0.34 0.19 0.21 0.50 0.53
White 0.49 0.52 0.51 0.48 0.35 0.37 0.21 0.22 0.58 0.62
Black or African American 1.30 1.28 0.81 0.80 0.89 0.85 0.49 0.54 1.17 1.27
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.59 4.72 2.15 4.09 2.14 2.45 2.34 2.29 5.15 3.39
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 2.03 1.64 1.85 2.20 0.95 1.36 1.13 1.43 2.77 2.45
Two or More Races 2.30 2.57 2.08 2.16 1.81 1.83 0.96 0.91 2.26 2.45
Hispanic or Latino 1.06 1.17 0.82 0.83 0.85 0.76 0.44 0.41 0.97 0.98
COUNTY TYPE                    
Large Metro 0.65 0.66 0.55 0.55 0.49 0.46 0.25 0.28 0.64 0.65
Small Metro 0.75 0.90 0.68 0.61 0.46 0.54 0.28 0.28 0.87 0.83
Nonmetro 0.89 0.98 0.86 0.86 0.58 0.61 0.48 0.41 1.11 1.10
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Table 3.13P – Selected Risk and Protective Factors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic RISK FACTORS PROTECTIVE FACTORS
Youth Moved 2 or
More Times in the
Past 5 Years
Youth Argued with
at Least One Parent
10 or More Times
in the Past Year
Youth Was
Approached by
Someone Selling
Drugs in the
Past Month
Youth Had Someone
to Talk to about
Problems1
Youth Attended 25
or More Religious
Services in the Past
Year2
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Risk or Protective Factors data were excluded.
1 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
2 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.4381   0.1630   0.1080   0.0813   0.3847  
AGE                    
12-13 0.3178   0.4954   0.7070   0.0710   0.2525  
14-15 0.4985   0.3952   0.1882   0.9694   0.1450  
16-17 0.8475   0.0090   0.2811   0.2259   0.4521  
GENDER                    
Male 0.9562   0.1162   0.1259   0.7743   0.4764  
Female 0.2688   0.6066   0.4198   0.0198   0.5366  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                    
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.3109   0.2075   0.2493   0.0435   0.0500  
White 0.4618   0.0256   0.0857   0.2048   0.1076  
Black or African American 0.7440   0.8447   0.9460   0.6017   0.2452  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5121   0.0194   0.9425   0.6990   0.4688  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.0975   0.2216   0.1422   0.1346   0.5526  
Two or More Races 0.5543   0.5649   0.7161   0.4781   0.7665  
Hispanic or Latino 0.9441   0.5785   0.2090   1.0000   0.0826  
COUNTY TYPE                    
Large Metro 0.2575   0.6614   0.0707   0.0605   0.8826  
Small Metro 0.3603   0.0075   0.9591   0.5085   0.3999  
Nonmetro 0.2664   0.2480   0.6489   0.9042   0.3720  
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Table 3.14C – Youths Agreed or Strongly Agreed with Statements about Religious Beliefs among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic STATEMENTS ABOUT RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
Religious Beliefs Are a Very
Important Part of Youth's Life
Religious Beliefs Influence Youth's
Decision Making in Life
It Is Important for Friends to
Share Religious Beliefs
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Agree" or "Strongly agree." Respondents with unknown Religious Beliefs data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 96 103 104 116 113 117
AGE            
12-13 127 135 119 125 85 82
14-15 126 128 120 117 79 77
16-17 114 115 107 112 72 77
GENDER            
Male 69 71 73 79 79 78
Female 64 71 70 77 71 74
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 85 89 91 98 98 101
White 183 193 174 178 117 115
Black or African American 106 102 98 100 64 56
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 16 15 15 11 13
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 62 63 60 61 33 31
Two or More Races 32 32 29 30 21 18
Hispanic or Latino 46 51 52 58 54 57
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 212 209 199 195 127 115
Small Metro 156 162 146 149 91 93
Nonmetro 102 104 100 98 66 67
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Table 3.14D – Youths Agreed or Strongly Agreed with Statements about Religious Beliefs among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic STATEMENTS ABOUT RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
Religious Beliefs Are a Very
Important Part of Youth's Life
Religious Beliefs Influence Youth's
Decision Making in Life
It Is Important for Friends to
Share Religious Beliefs
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Agree" or "Strongly agree." Respondents with unknown Religious Beliefs data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.39 0.43 0.43 0.48 0.47 0.49
AGE            
12-13 0.61 0.65 0.69 0.73 0.78 0.83
14-15 0.66 0.70 0.73 0.75 0.77 0.75
16-17 0.72 0.74 0.74 0.80 0.72 0.76
GENDER            
Male 0.56 0.58 0.59 0.64 0.64 0.64
Female 0.53 0.60 0.59 0.65 0.60 0.63
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.45 0.47 0.48 0.52 0.52 0.54
White 0.52 0.56 0.56 0.57 0.61 0.62
Black or African American 0.89 0.95 0.99 1.14 1.27 1.22
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.74 3.38 3.94 4.01 4.85 5.77
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.43 2.36 2.62 2.67 2.35 2.36
Two or More Races 2.04 2.65 2.28 2.92 2.31 2.16
Hispanic or Latino 0.85 0.95 0.97 1.08 1.03 1.08
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.60 0.62 0.67 0.72 0.69 0.68
Small Metro 0.67 0.71 0.74 0.76 0.81 0.85
Nonmetro 0.82 0.93 0.92 0.94 1.03 1.13
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Table 3.14P – Youths Agreed or Strongly Agreed with Statements about Religious Beliefs among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic STATEMENTS ABOUT RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
Religious Beliefs Are a Very
Important Part of Youth's Life
Religious Beliefs Influence Youth's
Decision Making in Life
It Is Important for Friends to
Share Religious Beliefs
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Agree" or "Strongly agree." Respondents with unknown Religious Beliefs data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.0696   0.1747   0.0085  
AGE            
12-13 0.0981   0.2919   0.1142  
14-15 0.9605   0.6172   0.2153  
16-17 0.1504   0.3726   0.0455  
GENDER            
Male 0.3822   0.2270   0.0901  
Female 0.0855   0.4295   0.0206  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.1741   0.2201   0.0072  
White 0.2139   0.4283   0.0451  
Black or African American 0.2564   0.4957   0.3677  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9683   0.2296   0.7849  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.3879   0.6523   0.2085  
Two or More Races 0.3681   0.5546   0.0867  
Hispanic or Latino 0.2334   0.5722   0.5214  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.2564   0.4690   0.0182  
Small Metro 0.6351   0.9597   0.2247  
Nonmetro 0.0714   0.0288   0.6786  
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Table 3.15C – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Made Youth Do
Chores around the House
Parents Limited Amount
of Time Youth
Watched TV
Parents Let Youth
Know He or She Had
Done a Good Job
Parents Let Youth Know
They Were Proud of
Something He or She
Had Done
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parental Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parental Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 74 73 114 112 80 80 76 81
AGE                
12-13 140 143 102 100 139 140 141 143
14-15 143 147 92 89 139 139 137 137
16-17 135 133 78 77 128 131 128 131
GENDER                
Male 53 52 79 76 52 53 53 54
Female 51 48 75 78 59 59 55 59
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 64 61 99 99 66 63 62 65
White 219 223 137 135 214 223 217 227
Black or African American 118 111 66 63 106 106 108 108
American Indian or Alaska Native 16 18 9 8 14 15 16 14
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 66 73 52 52 67 68 64 67
Two or More Races 35 39 22 27 35 38 34 37
Hispanic or Latino 34 36 59 57 46 46 45 49
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 249 243 158 140 235 231 236 234
Small Metro 182 183 102 100 179 183 177 181
Nonmetro 115 116 64 60 106 115 107 116
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Table 3.15D – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Made Youth Do
Chores around the House
Parents Limited Amount
of Time Youth
Watched TV
Parents Let Youth
Know He or She Had
Done a Good Job
Parents Let Youth Know
They Were Proud of
Something He or She
Had Done
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parental Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parental Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.30 0.29 0.46 0.46 0.32 0.32 0.31 0.33
AGE                
12-13 0.47 0.48 0.78 0.77 0.48 0.46 0.45 0.46
14-15 0.49 0.49 0.77 0.76 0.54 0.53 0.53 0.55
16-17 0.49 0.51 0.71 0.71 0.59 0.62 0.59 0.62
GENDER                
Male 0.42 0.42 0.62 0.61 0.41 0.42 0.42 0.42
Female 0.42 0.40 0.62 0.65 0.49 0.48 0.45 0.49
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.33 0.32 0.51 0.52 0.34 0.33 0.32 0.34
White 0.39 0.38 0.61 0.60 0.37 0.36 0.35 0.37
Black or African American 0.66 0.70 1.17 1.24 0.90 0.89 0.83 0.83
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.67 2.35 4.22 3.51 3.81 2.81 2.91 3.66
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.89 1.69 2.60 2.46 1.82 1.88 2.06 2.02
Two or More Races 1.60 1.45 2.24 2.65 1.88 1.57 1.79 1.78
Hispanic or Latino 0.62 0.64 1.09 1.04 0.84 0.84 0.82 0.89
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.43 0.42 0.68 0.65 0.45 0.46 0.44 0.48
Small Metro 0.50 0.48 0.80 0.84 0.59 0.55 0.56 0.53
Nonmetro 0.59 0.66 1.02 1.04 0.77 0.76 0.74 0.73
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Table 3.15P – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Made Youth Do
Chores around the House
Parents Limited Amount
of Time Youth
Watched TV
Parents Let Youth
Know He or She Had
Done a Good Job
Parents Let Youth Know
They Were Proud of
Something He or She
Had Done
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parental Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parental Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.9915   0.7162   0.8703   0.8886  
AGE                
12-13 0.3133   0.7501   0.4645   0.7033  
14-15 0.7788   0.5904   0.3301   0.8530  
16-17 0.5365   0.7397   0.2675   0.7705  
GENDER                
Male 0.4367   0.3751   0.1699   0.5154  
Female 0.4055   0.7009   0.1386   0.6719  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.8398   0.8299   0.8454   0.7357  
White 0.8379   0.6865   0.3835   0.2775  
Black or African American 0.5839   0.7950   0.4399   0.4716  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6285   0.7016   0.9513   0.2830  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.5751   0.5386   0.1981   0.6316  
Two or More Races 0.2609   0.2439   0.1487   0.5098  
Hispanic or Latino 0.7116   0.7244   0.9601   0.5021  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.5096   0.2912   0.8404   0.2928  
Small Metro 0.4483   0.4509   0.4414   0.1831  
Nonmetro 0.6539   0.8800   0.8162   0.9706  
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Table 3.16C – Measures of Student Characteristics in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS
Participated in One or
Fewer Activities1
Drug or Alcohol Prevention
Messages Were Seen or
Heard in School2
Youth Liked a Lot or
Kind of Liked Going to
School3
Grade Average for Last
Completed Period Was "D"
or Lower4
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Student Characteristics data were excluded.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response categories include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
2 Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Seen or Heard in School includes respondents who reported having a special class about drugs or alcohol in school or having had films, lectures, discussion, or printed information about drugs or alcohol in a regular school class, such as health or physical education, or outside of a regular school class, such as in a special assembly.
3
Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school."
4 Response categories for Grade Average question include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 80 81 263 256 283 277 49 42
AGE                
12-13 39 41 121 123 127 132 23 18
14-15 42 46 134 127 137 132 30 26
16-17 49 47 115 112 124 128 30 26
GENDER                
Male 61 61 160 158 172 173 37 34
Female 53 48 156 154 166 166 31 26
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 65 66 225 217 242 234 39 37
White 55 56 187 190 202 200 31 31
Black or African American 31 26 88 84 100 97 21 17
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 4 13 12 14 12 1 4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 17 18 63 64 66 67 11 6
Two or More Races 9 11 30 32 34 35 7 9
Hispanic or Latino 46 46 118 130 126 143 29 19
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 63 60 208 203 228 221 37 29
Small Metro 41 47 151 151 165 160 27 25
Nonmetro 29 30 96 89 98 101 18 17
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Table 3.16D – Measures of Student Characteristics in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS
Participated in One or
Fewer Activities1
Drug or Alcohol Prevention
Messages Were Seen or
Heard in School2
Youth Liked a Lot or
Kind of Liked Going to
School3
Grade Average for Last
Completed Period Was "D"
or Lower4
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Student Characteristics data were excluded.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response categories include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
2 Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Seen or Heard in School includes respondents who reported having a special class about drugs or alcohol in school or having had films, lectures, discussion, or printed information about drugs or alcohol in a regular school class, such as health or physical education, or outside of a regular school class, such as in a special assembly.
3
Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school."
4 Response categories for Grade Average question include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.32 0.32 0.44 0.44 0.34 0.37 0.21 0.19
AGE                
12-13 0.50 0.53 0.72 0.76 0.57 0.59 0.34 0.28
14-15 0.49 0.52 0.66 0.66 0.57 0.65 0.38 0.33
16-17 0.55 0.54 0.72 0.75 0.60 0.62 0.36 0.34
GENDER                
Male 0.47 0.47 0.63 0.60 0.46 0.49 0.31 0.30
Female 0.43 0.40 0.57 0.60 0.48 0.54 0.27 0.24
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.32 0.33 0.49 0.50 0.38 0.41 0.22 0.21
White 0.38 0.39 0.55 0.58 0.47 0.48 0.24 0.25
Black or African American 0.86 0.74 1.14 1.17 0.79 0.92 0.64 0.56
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.24 2.58 4.13 3.93 2.71 4.49 1.23 2.71
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.45 1.45 1.96 2.49 1.77 2.37 1.01 0.52
Two or More Races 1.27 1.53 2.17 2.43 1.92 1.72 1.12 1.29
Hispanic or Latino 0.83 0.78 1.00 1.05 0.74 0.78 0.59 0.40
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.45 0.43 0.61 0.64 0.50 0.55 0.29 0.24
Small Metro 0.53 0.60 0.74 0.74 0.57 0.62 0.39 0.36
Nonmetro 0.67 0.73 1.00 1.05 0.78 0.82 0.48 0.49
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Table 3.16P – Measures of Student Characteristics in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS
Participated in One or
Fewer Activities1
Drug or Alcohol Prevention
Messages Were Seen or
Heard in School2
Youth Liked a Lot or
Kind of Liked Going to
School3
Grade Average for Last
Completed Period Was "D"
or Lower4
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Student Characteristics data were excluded.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response categories include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
2 Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Seen or Heard in School includes respondents who reported having a special class about drugs or alcohol in school or having had films, lectures, discussion, or printed information about drugs or alcohol in a regular school class, such as health or physical education, or outside of a regular school class, such as in a special assembly.
3
Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school."
4 Response categories for Grade Average question include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.4446   0.0165   0.0081   0.0987  
AGE                
12-13 0.2477   0.0241   0.0022   0.3113  
14-15 0.1638   0.1765   0.1438   0.1473  
16-17 0.3368   0.3055   0.7541   0.5959  
GENDER                
Male 0.1904   0.0365   0.4736   0.3094  
Female 0.7016   0.1570   0.0020   0.1683  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2773   0.0240   0.0028   0.8050  
White 0.3468   0.0581   0.0324   0.9211  
Black or African American 0.8388   0.3674   0.0536   0.3719  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2827   0.0872   0.3057   0.0397  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.3827   0.2338   0.2099   0.4788  
Two or More Races 0.6739   0.7637   0.5863   0.6501  
Hispanic or Latino 0.7876   0.3535   0.8604   0.0086  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.7183   0.4189   0.0444   0.0651  
Small Metro 0.2009   0.0394   0.0407   0.2586  
Nonmetro 0.6132   0.0316   0.9163   0.3816  
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Table 3.17C – Adults Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific School-Related Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic ADULT INVOLVEMENT
Teacher Let Youth Know
He or She Was Doing a
Good Job with School
Work
Parents Checked That
Youth Did Homework
Parents Provided Help
with Homework
Parents Limited Time
Youth Went Out with
Friends on a School
Night
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
NOTE: Response categories for the Adult Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Adult Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 271 269 281 282 273 274 247 247
AGE                
12-13 125 132 131 137 131 135 111 116
14-15 132 130 138 137 133 133 123 123
16-17 120 122 115 120 111 118 109 115
GENDER                
Male 169 171 179 178 170 171 150 154
Female 159 161 158 165 162 159 149 155
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 231 228 244 239 239 239 213 212
White 192 194 203 211 203 210 179 187
Black or African American 99 96 97 96 96 94 90 82
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 13 14 12 14 12 12 10
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 63 66 61 67 60 61 61 60
Two or More Races 33 33 33 36 33 35 27 27
Hispanic or Latino 124 142 121 143 112 128 111 121
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 217 213 223 219 215 217 198 195
Small Metro 157 164 163 174 164 165 137 144
Nonmetro 100 101 99 107 96 103 88 90
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Table 3.17D – Adults Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific School-Related Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic ADULT INVOLVEMENT
Teacher Let Youth Know
He or She Was Doing a
Good Job with School
Work
Parents Checked That
Youth Did Homework
Parents Provided Help
with Homework
Parents Limited Time
Youth Went Out with
Friends on a School
Night
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
NOTE: Response categories for the Adult Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Adult Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.37 0.39 0.37 0.34 0.38 0.39 0.42 0.44
AGE                
12-13 0.58 0.60 0.46 0.45 0.51 0.55 0.70 0.76
14-15 0.68 0.63 0.62 0.54 0.65 0.64 0.74 0.72
16-17 0.62 0.68 0.69 0.68 0.69 0.75 0.70 0.78
GENDER                
Male 0.52 0.50 0.49 0.45 0.51 0.56 0.59 0.62
Female 0.51 0.55 0.55 0.50 0.53 0.54 0.57 0.61
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.39 0.41 0.40 0.37 0.39 0.42 0.46 0.48
White 0.47 0.50 0.46 0.44 0.43 0.42 0.53 0.55
Black or African American 0.87 0.90 0.96 0.89 0.92 1.10 1.13 1.13
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.07 3.13 3.50 3.40 3.44 3.73 4.00 4.53
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.86 1.88 2.07 1.90 2.38 2.77 2.33 2.50
Two or More Races 1.94 1.90 1.85 1.59 2.01 1.85 2.22 2.77
Hispanic or Latino 0.90 0.95 0.89 0.82 1.03 1.01 0.99 1.04
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.53 0.57 0.53 0.46 0.56 0.57 0.60 0.62
Small Metro 0.64 0.67 0.63 0.60 0.66 0.64 0.69 0.80
Nonmetro 0.87 0.88 0.81 0.83 0.83 0.81 0.88 1.02
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Table 3.17P – Adults Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific School-Related Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic ADULT INVOLVEMENT
Teacher Let Youth Know
He or She Was Doing a
Good Job with School
Work
Parents Checked That
Youth Did Homework
Parents Provided Help
with Homework
Parents Limited Time
Youth Went Out with
Friends on a School
Night
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
NOTE: Response categories for the Adult Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Adult Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.0371   0.0005   0.0290   0.0024  
AGE                
12-13 0.0684   0.2225   0.1057   0.0275  
14-15 0.0199   0.0010   1.0000   0.1792  
16-17 0.7872   0.0793   0.0324   0.0726  
GENDER                
Male 0.4222   0.0616   0.1825   0.0034  
Female 0.0295   0.0020   0.0775   0.1716  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0105   0.0176   0.0365   0.0021  
White 0.0175   0.0015   0.5341   0.1257  
Black or African American 0.4785   0.0878   0.0089   0.0455  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0081   0.6373   0.5977   0.2917  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.8153   0.5762   0.1462   0.0096  
Two or More Races 0.8625   0.3020   0.2095   0.4009  
Hispanic or Latino 0.9501   0.0065   0.4391   0.4834  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.1542   0.0157   0.0922   0.0301  
Small Metro 0.2673   0.0149   0.2104   0.2335  
Nonmetro 0.2958   0.2851   0.5736   0.0433  
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Table 3.18C – Youths Perceived That All or Most Students in Grade Level Use Specific Substances among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE OF STUDENTS IN GRADE LEVEL
Smoke Cigarettes Use Marijuana or
Hashish
Drink Alcoholic
Beverages
Get Drunk at Least Once
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
NOTE: Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All of them," "Most of them," "A few of them," and "None of them." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "All of them" or "Most of them." Respondents with unknown Substance Use in Grade Level data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 113 97 125 127 155 145 84 85
AGE                
12-13 29 27 27 27 35 29 16 13
14-15 61 57 70 73 83 76 43 44
16-17 79 69 91 86 106 102 66 66
GENDER                
Male 65 61 78 80 97 89 52 53
Female 82 72 90 87 109 103 63 62
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 94 81 102 107 130 124 71 72
White 79 67 83 84 112 106 57 60
Black or African American 43 40 57 52 58 51 34 32
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 5 6 7 5 7 3 4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 18 20 17 28 29 30 17 16
Two or More Races 16 14 20 18 19 19 11 11
Hispanic or Latino 56 52 69 70 77 77 47 45
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 86 75 104 107 121 117 67 70
Small Metro 60 60 65 73 84 83 43 45
Nonmetro 42 37 37 36 58 50 28 27
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Table 3.18D – Youths Perceived That All or Most Students in Grade Level Use Specific Substances among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2012 and 2013
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE OF STUDENTS IN GRADE LEVEL
Smoke Cigarettes Use Marijuana or
Hashish
Drink Alcoholic
Beverages
Get Drunk at Least Once
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
NOTE: Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All of them," "Most of them," "A few of them," and "None of them." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "All of them" or "Most of them." Respondents with unknown Substance Use in Grade Level data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.42 0.39 0.43 0.44 0.46 0.45 0.34 0.34
AGE                
12-13 0.40 0.39 0.39 0.39 0.49 0.42 0.24 0.20
14-15 0.67 0.65 0.74 0.73 0.78 0.75 0.52 0.54
16-17 0.77 0.75 0.77 0.82 0.77 0.82 0.72 0.72
GENDER                
Male 0.51 0.48 0.56 0.58 0.65 0.59 0.43 0.43
Female 0.62 0.58 0.66 0.62 0.68 0.68 0.52 0.51
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.46 0.41 0.45 0.47 0.48 0.50 0.36 0.37
White 0.53 0.47 0.51 0.53 0.57 0.57 0.40 0.42
Black or African American 1.10 1.06 1.31 1.17 1.28 1.33 1.02 1.00
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.59 3.57 4.27 4.75 3.68 4.66 2.49 2.71
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.63 1.58 1.49 2.21 2.35 2.01 1.52 1.34
Two or More Races 2.04 1.92 2.46 2.22 2.28 2.37 1.57 1.57
Hispanic or Latino 0.94 0.95 1.11 1.13 1.13 1.12 0.86 0.81
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.60 0.52 0.65 0.63 0.68 0.61 0.50 0.50
Small Metro 0.68 0.79 0.68 0.86 0.71 0.82 0.59 0.59
Nonmetro 0.96 0.88 0.87 0.87 1.05 1.04 0.70 0.70
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Table 3.18P – Youths Perceived That All or Most Students in Grade Level Use Specific Substances among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2013 Versus 2012
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic SUBSTANCE USE OF STUDENTS IN GRADE LEVEL
Smoke Cigarettes Use Marijuana or
Hashish
Drink Alcoholic
Beverages
Get Drunk at Least Once
a Week
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
NOTE: Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All of them," "Most of them," "A few of them," and "None of them." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "All of them" or "Most of them." Respondents with unknown Substance Use in Grade Level data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 and 2013.
TOTAL 0.0000   0.9563   0.0000   0.0571  
AGE                
12-13 0.0884   0.7153   0.0025   0.2025  
14-15 0.0001   0.5215   0.0000   0.1981  
16-17 0.0000   0.9917   0.0118   0.1625  
GENDER                
Male 0.0000   0.7298   0.0008   0.1642  
Female 0.0000   0.8286   0.0000   0.1741  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE                
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0000   0.9944   0.0000   0.1412  
White 0.0000   0.8333   0.0000   0.2605  
Black or African American 0.0068   0.8091   0.0993   0.5261  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3099   0.6785   0.8184   0.9267  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.7228   0.0193   0.7802   0.7106  
Two or More Races 0.0550   0.0433   0.0341   0.7397  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0100   0.8779   0.0111   0.2194  
COUNTY TYPE                
Large Metro 0.0001   0.6513   0.0020   0.6457  
Small Metro 0.0016   0.9301   0.0026   0.1372  
Nonmetro 0.0001   0.1713   0.0000   0.0182  
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Table 3.19C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Perceived Risk of Harm Associated with Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2013
Perceptions of Risk Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use
of Alcohol2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Risk data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
CIGARETTES        
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day - Great Risk 49 43 34 43
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 42 38 39 39
MARIJUANA        
Smoke Once a Month - Great Risk 16 8 14 17
Smoke Once a Month - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 64 58 51 56
Smoke Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 17 10 15 19
Smoke Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 63 58 50 56
COCAINE        
Use Once a Month - Great Risk 48 43 37 41
Use Once a Month - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 44 39 34 38
Use Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 57 52 44 53
Use Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 30 23 24 23
HEROIN        
Try Once or Twice - Great Risk 55 50 42 48
Try Once or Twice - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 34 28 27 29
Use Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 59 54 47 54
Use Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 28 20 20 20
LSD        
Try Once or Twice - Great Risk 41 37 34 38
Try Once or Twice - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 47 42 36 42
Use Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 52 47 40 48
Use Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 37 31 29 29
ALCOHOL        
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day - Great Risk 43 38 34 34
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 47 42 39 45
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 32 29 26 24
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 55 49 44 52
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Table 3.19D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Perceived Risk of Harm Associated with Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2013
Perceptions of Risk Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use
of Alcohol2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Risk data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
CIGARETTES        
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day - Great Risk 0.29 0.26 0.21 0.26
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.45 0.42 0.41 0.43
MARIJUANA        
Smoke Once a Month - Great Risk 0.27 0.14 0.24 0.28
Smoke Once a Month - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.32 0.30 0.26 0.28
Smoke Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 0.17 0.10 0.16 0.19
Smoke Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.39 0.37 0.32 0.35
COCAINE        
Use Once a Month - Great Risk 0.38 0.35 0.30 0.33
Use Once a Month - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.34 0.30 0.27 0.29
Use Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 0.29 0.27 0.22 0.26
Use Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.54 0.43 0.44 0.42
HEROIN        
Try Once or Twice - Great Risk 0.37 0.34 0.29 0.32
Try Once or Twice - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.33 0.28 0.27 0.28
Use Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 0.29 0.27 0.24 0.26
Use Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.55 0.40 0.39 0.40
LSD        
Try Once or Twice - Great Risk 0.37 0.34 0.30 0.33
Try Once or Twice - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.35 0.32 0.29 0.32
Use Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 0.31 0.28 0.24 0.28
Use Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.49 0.43 0.41 0.39
ALCOHOL        
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day - Great Risk 0.27 0.24 0.21 0.22
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.46 0.43 0.41 0.44
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week - Great Risk 0.33 0.30 0.26 0.25
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week - Moderate/Slight/No Risk 0.34 0.31 0.28 0.32
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Table 3.20C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Perceived Availability of Selected Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2013
Perceived Availability Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use
of Alcohol2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
FAIRLY OR VERY EASY TO OBTAIN        
Marijuana 60 57 49 54
Cocaine 33 30 27 31
Crack 30 27 24 25
Heroin 24 22 21 22
LSD 30 28 25 28
FAIRLY OR VERY DIFFICULT, OR IMPOSSIBLE TO OBTAIN        
Marijuana 26 16 17 18
Cocaine 57 51 43 49
Crack 57 52 45 51
Heroin 60 54 47 54
LSD 58 52 44 50
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Table 3.20D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Perceived Availability of Selected Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2013
Perceived Availability Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use
of Alcohol2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
FAIRLY OR VERY EASY TO OBTAIN        
Marijuana 0.47 0.45 0.39 0.42
Cocaine 0.85 0.80 0.76 0.82
Crack 0.78 0.72 0.66 0.68
Heroin 1.03 0.97 0.94 0.93
LSD 1.06 1.01 0.89 0.97
FAIRLY OR VERY DIFFICULT, OR IMPOSSIBLE TO OBTAIN        
Marijuana 0.21 0.13 0.13 0.14
Cocaine 0.27 0.25 0.21 0.23
Crack 0.27 0.25 0.21 0.24
Heroin 0.27 0.24 0.21 0.24
LSD 0.27 0.25 0.21 0.23
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Table 3.21C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Youth's Perceptions of Parents' Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2013
Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Strongly
Disapprove
Somewhat
Disapprove/
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly
Disapprove
Somewhat
Disapprove/
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly
Disapprove
Somewhat
Disapprove/
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly
Disapprove
Somewhat
Disapprove/
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Parents' Feelings data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
YOUTH'S PERCEPTIONS OF PARENTS' FEELINGS ABOUT YOUTH…                
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 63 25 55 23 43 27 55 21
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 50 40 41 39 39 31 45 33
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 52 39 43 37 39 30 47 30
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 58 29 51 27 44 24 49 30
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Table 3.21D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Youth's Perceptions of Parents' Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2013
Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Strongly
Disapprove
Somewhat
Disapprove/
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly
Disapprove
Somewhat
Disapprove/
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly
Disapprove
Somewhat
Disapprove/
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly
Disapprove
Somewhat
Disapprove/
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Parents' Feelings data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
YOUTH'S PERCEPTIONS OF PARENTS' FEELINGS ABOUT YOUTH…                
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 0.25 1.40 0.23 1.32 0.18 1.50 0.22 1.19
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 0.22 1.19 0.19 1.16 0.18 0.99 0.20 1.05
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 0.22 1.38 0.19 1.37 0.17 1.18 0.20 1.20
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 0.25 1.15 0.22 1.08 0.19 1.01 0.21 1.21
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Table 3.22C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2013
Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Strongly/
Somewhat
Disapprove
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat
Disapprove
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat
Disapprove
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat
Disapprove
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings or Feelings about Peers data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
YOUTH'S PERCEPTIONS OF CLOSE FRIENDS' FEELINGS ABOUT YOUTH…                
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 57 30 50 28 40 30 51 28
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 39 53 30 50 31 39 35 44
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 40 52 30 50 31 39 35 44
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 53 38 46 35 41 33 45 34
YOUTH'S FEELINGS ABOUT PEERS…                
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 59 30 53 25 42 29 52 25
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 38 53 29 49 31 41 35 43
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 38 54 28 51 29 42 33 45
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 55 35 47 31 39 33 45 33
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Table 3.22D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2013
Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Strongly/
Somewhat
Disapprove
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat
Disapprove
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat
Disapprove
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat
Disapprove
Neither
Approve Nor
Disapprove
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings or Feelings about Peers data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
YOUTH'S PERCEPTIONS OF CLOSE FRIENDS' FEELINGS ABOUT YOUTH…                
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 0.25 1.02 0.22 0.97 0.18 1.02 0.22 0.97
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 0.20 0.90 0.15 0.86 0.16 0.74 0.18 0.78
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 0.20 0.95 0.15 0.91 0.15 0.78 0.17 0.83
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 0.24 1.02 0.21 0.95 0.19 0.93 0.20 0.93
YOUTH'S FEELINGS ABOUT PEERS…                
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 0.25 1.28 0.23 1.11 0.18 1.28 0.21 1.14
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 0.19 0.89 0.15 0.85 0.15 0.76 0.17 0.77
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 0.19 0.90 0.14 0.87 0.15 0.75 0.17 0.77
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 0.24 1.12 0.21 1.01 0.18 1.09 0.20 1.06
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Table 3.23C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Youth's Exposure to Prevention Programs and Messages and Youth's Delinquency in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2013
Prevention Programs/Messages and Delinquency SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Had
Exposure or
Behavior
Did Not Have
Exposure or
Behavior
Had
Exposure or
Behavior
Did Not Have
Exposure or
Behavior
Had
Exposure or
Behavior
Did Not Have
Exposure or
Behavior
Had
Exposure or
Behavior
Did Not Have
Exposure or
Behavior
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Prevention Programs and Messages Exposure or Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
3 Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
EXPOSURE TO PREVENTION PROGRAMS AND MESSAGES IN PAST YEAR                
Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group 27 58 23 52 21 46 19 53
Participated in Violence Prevention Program 22 62 16 56 15 49 14 55
Participated in Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program 20 62 17 56 15 50 15 56
Participated in Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside of School 21 62 19 55 18 49 15 56
Participated in Program to Help Deal with Drug or Alcohol Use 15 64 13 57 13 50 10 57
Saw or Heard Alcohol or Drug Prevention Message from Sources Outside School 55 35 48 30 41 30 47 31
Talked to Parents about Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use 49 43 44 37 35 35 43 37
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR IN PAST YEAR3                
Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work 38 53 32 47 28 43 29 51
Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight 29 60 25 54 23 46 25 54
Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them 24 61 20 54 18 49 17 56
Carried a Handgun 15 65 13 57 12 50 12 57
Sold Illegal Drugs 28 61 27 52 20 48 19 56
Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 20 63 18 55 16 48 18 55
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Table 3.23D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Youth's Exposure to Prevention Programs and Messages and Youth's Delinquency in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2013
Prevention Programs/Messages and Delinquency SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Had
Exposure or
Behavior
Did Not Have
Exposure or
Behavior
Had
Exposure or
Behavior
Did Not Have
Exposure or
Behavior
Had
Exposure or
Behavior
Did Not Have
Exposure or
Behavior
Had
Exposure or
Behavior
Did Not Have
Exposure or
Behavior
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Prevention Programs and Messages Exposure or Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
3 Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
EXPOSURE TO PREVENTION PROGRAMS AND MESSAGES IN PAST YEAR                
Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group 0.46 0.29 0.40 0.27 0.37 0.24 0.33 0.27
Participated in Violence Prevention Program 0.64 0.27 0.50 0.25 0.46 0.22 0.41 0.24
Participated in Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program 0.86 0.26 0.74 0.24 0.68 0.21 0.68 0.23
Participated in Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside of School 0.71 0.26 0.63 0.24 0.62 0.21 0.53 0.24
Participated in Program to Help Deal with Drug or Alcohol Use 1.59 0.25 1.43 0.23 1.39 0.20 1.06 0.22
Saw or Heard Alcohol or Drug Prevention Message from Sources Outside School 0.29 0.50 0.26 0.44 0.23 0.42 0.25 0.44
Talked to Parents about Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use 0.34 0.38 0.31 0.34 0.26 0.32 0.30 0.32
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR IN PAST YEAR3                
Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work 0.77 0.24 0.67 0.22 0.59 0.20 0.62 0.24
Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight 0.95 0.26 0.86 0.23 0.79 0.20 0.86 0.23
Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them 1.55 0.24 1.39 0.22 1.30 0.20 1.27 0.22
Carried a Handgun 1.62 0.25 1.45 0.23 1.38 0.20 1.40 0.22
Sold Illegal Drugs 2.66 0.23 2.74 0.21 2.75 0.19 2.64 0.22
Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 2.36 0.24 2.21 0.22 2.20 0.19 2.28 0.22
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Table 3.24C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Beliefs, and Past Year Parental Involvement among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2013
Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Beliefs, and Parental Involvement SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Had Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Did Not Have
Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Had Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Did Not Have
Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Had Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Did Not Have
Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Had Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Did Not Have
Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Beliefs, or Parental Involvement data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
3 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
4 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
5 Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Agree" or "Strongly agree."
6 Response categories for the Parental Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes."
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS                
Youth Moved 2 or More Times in the Past 5 Years 38 53 32 48 31 41 30 48
Youth Argued with at Least One Parent 10 or More Times in the Past Year 36 55 31 49 30 43 34 45
Youth Was Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in the Past Month 44 47 41 40 35 38 35 45
Youth Had Someone to Talk to about Problems3 62 18 55 16 50 13 57 12
Youth Attended 25 or More Religious Services in the Past Year4 26 60 23 54 20 48 25 51
YOUTH RELIGIOUS BELIEFS5                
Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youth's Life 49 40 42 37 37 33 44 36
Religious Beliefs Influence Youth's Decision Making in Life 44 47 37 43 33 38 39 41
It Is Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs 30 57 26 51 23 46 24 51
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN PAST YEAR6                
Parents Made Youth Do Chores around the House 62 24 54 22 47 22 52 24
Parents Limited Amount of Time Youth Watched TV 34 55 29 50 26 45 27 49
Parents Let Youth Know He or She Had Done a Good Job 56 32 49 29 44 24 50 26
Parents Let Youth Know They Were Proud of Something He or She Had Done 56 34 50 31 45 24 51 25
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Table 3.24D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Beliefs, and Past Year Parental Involvement among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2013
Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Beliefs, and Parental Involvement SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Had Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Did Not Have
Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Had Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Did Not Have
Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Had Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Did Not Have
Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Had Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
Did Not Have
Factor,
Belief, or
Involvement
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Beliefs, or Parental Involvement data were excluded.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
3 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
4 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
5 Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Agree" or "Strongly agree."
6 Response categories for the Parental Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes."
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS                
Youth Moved 2 or More Times in the Past 5 Years 0.59 0.27 0.51 0.25 0.50 0.22 0.49 0.25
Youth Argued with at Least One Parent 10 or More Times in the Past Year 0.67 0.26 0.59 0.24 0.57 0.21 0.62 0.22
Youth Was Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in the Past Month 1.14 0.21 1.11 0.18 1.02 0.17 0.99 0.20
Youth Had Someone to Talk to about Problems3 0.25 1.51 0.23 1.34 0.21 1.15 0.23 1.08
Youth Attended 25 or More Religious Services in the Past Year4 0.36 0.32 0.32 0.30 0.27 0.27 0.34 0.28
YOUTH RELIGIOUS BELIEFS5                
Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youth's Life 0.26 0.59 0.23 0.55 0.20 0.49 0.23 0.52
Religious Beliefs Influence Youth's Decision Making in Life 0.26 0.53 0.23 0.49 0.20 0.45 0.23 0.47
It Is Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs 0.36 0.33 0.33 0.30 0.29 0.27 0.31 0.29
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN PAST YEAR6                
Parents Made Youth Do Chores around the House 0.26 0.79 0.24 0.74 0.20 0.76 0.22 0.79
Parents Limited Amount of Time Youth Watched TV 0.33 0.35 0.28 0.32 0.25 0.30 0.26 0.31
Parents Let Youth Know He or She Had Done a Good Job 0.25 0.82 0.23 0.76 0.20 0.66 0.22 0.67
Parents Let Youth Know They Were Proud of Something He or She Had Done 0.25 0.84 0.23 0.79 0.21 0.65 0.22 0.67
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Table 3.25C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Scholastic Environment among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2013
Scholastic Environment SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Had
Scholastic
Characteristic
Did Not Have
Scholastic
Characteristic
Had
Scholastic
Characteristic
Did Not Have
Scholastic
Characteristic
Had
Scholastic
Characteristic
Did Not Have
Scholastic
Characteristic
Had
Scholastic
Characteristic
Did Not Have
Scholastic
Characteristic
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Student Characteristics, Adult Involvement, or Substance Use in Grade Level data were excluded.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
3 Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
4 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response categories include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
5 Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Seen or Heard in School includes respondents who reported having a special class about drugs or alcohol in school or having had films, lectures, discussion, or printed information about drugs or alcohol in a regular school class, such as health or physical education, or outside of a regular school class, such as in a special assembly.
6 Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school."
7 Response categories for Grade Average question include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
8 Response categories for the Adult Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes."
9 Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All of them," "Most of them," "A few of them," and "None of them." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "All of them" or "Most of them." Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were not considered to be enrolled in school.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS IN PAST YEAR3                
Participated in One or Fewer Activities4 26 57 25 49 25 44 22 51
Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Were Seen or Heard in School5 53 35 47 32 40 29 45 33
Youth Liked a Lot or Kind of Liked Going to School6 54 33 47 31 40 31 47 29
Grade Average for Last Completed Period Was "D" or Lower7 17 59 15 52 17 46 16 53
ADULT INVOLVEMENT IN PAST YEAR3,8                
Teacher Let Youth Know He or She Was Doing a Good Job with School Work 55 30 49 28 42 26 50 24
Parents Checked That Youth Did Homework 55 33 47 31 40 30 47 31
Parents Provided Help with Homework 51 36 45 33 38 31 43 34
Parents Limited Time Youth Went Out with Friends on a School Night 51 38 44 34 37 34 44 35
SUBSTANCE USE IN GRADE LEVEL9                
Students in Youth's Grade Smoke Cigarettes 35 50 32 44 34 36 30 48
Students in Youth's Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish 51 36 49 28 40 31 44 34
Students in Youth's Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages 49 36 46 30 39 30 48 28
Students in Youth's Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week 34 52 31 45 28 41 33 43
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Table 3.25D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Scholastic Environment among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2013
Scholastic Environment SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Used Illicit Drugs1 Used Marijuana Used Cigarettes Binge Use of Alcohol2
Had
Scholastic
Characteristic
Did Not Have
Scholastic
Characteristic
Had
Scholastic
Characteristic
Did Not Have
Scholastic
Characteristic
Had
Scholastic
Characteristic
Did Not Have
Scholastic
Characteristic
Had
Scholastic
Characteristic
Did Not Have
Scholastic
Characteristic
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents with unknown Student Characteristics, Adult Involvement, or Substance Use in Grade Level data were excluded.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically, including data from original methamphetamine questions but not including new methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.
2 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.
3 Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
4 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response categories include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
5 Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Seen or Heard in School includes respondents who reported having a special class about drugs or alcohol in school or having had films, lectures, discussion, or printed information about drugs or alcohol in a regular school class, such as health or physical education, or outside of a regular school class, such as in a special assembly.
6 Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school."
7 Response categories for Grade Average question include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
8 Response categories for the Adult Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes."
9 Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All of them," "Most of them," "A few of them," and "None of them." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "All of them" or "Most of them." Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were not considered to be enrolled in school.
Source: SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2013.
STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS IN PAST YEAR3                
Participated in One or Fewer Activities4 0.81 0.26 0.79 0.23 0.79 0.21 0.71 0.24
Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Were Seen or Heard in School5 0.29 0.53 0.26 0.50 0.23 0.45 0.25 0.50
Youth Liked a Lot or Kind of Liked Going to School6 0.27 0.71 0.24 0.66 0.20 0.67 0.23 0.62
Grade Average for Last Completed Period Was "D" or Lower7 1.59 0.26 1.43 0.23 1.57 0.21 1.51 0.23
ADULT INVOLVEMENT IN PAST YEAR3,8                
Teacher Let Youth Know He or She Was Doing a Good Job with School Work 0.28 0.62 0.25 0.57 0.22 0.53 0.25 0.51
Parents Checked That Youth Did Homework 0.27 0.77 0.24 0.75 0.20 0.74 0.23 0.74
Parents Provided Help with Homework 0.26 0.69 0.24 0.64 0.20 0.63 0.22 0.67
Parents Limited Time Youth Went Out with Friends on a School Night 0.30 0.50 0.27 0.46 0.23 0.46 0.26 0.47
SUBSTANCE USE IN GRADE LEVEL9                
Students in Youth's Grade Smoke Cigarettes 0.76 0.26 0.71 0.23 0.77 0.19 0.68 0.24
Students in Youth's Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish 0.71 0.22 0.67 0.17 0.59 0.19 0.62 0.21
Students in Youth's Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages 0.56 0.24 0.53 0.21 0.47 0.20 0.54 0.19
Students in Youth's Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week 1.01 0.26 0.94 0.23 0.89 0.21 0.98 0.22

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