Figure 2.18 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past month use of any illicit drug other than marijuana among youths aged 12 to 17, by State, for 2002. States listed here in alphabetical order within each group were divided into five groups based on the magnitude of their percentages. States in the highest group (6.20 to 8.09 percent) were Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia. States in the next highest group (5.77 to 6.19 percent) were Connecticut, Hawaii, Kentucky, Michigan, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. States in the mid group (5.44 to 5.76 percent) were Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Utah. States in the next lowest group (5.21 to 5.43 percent) were Alabama, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (4.17 to 5.20 percent) were Alaska, District of Columbia, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, and South Carolina.
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