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Figure 5.10 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year any illicit drug dependence or abuse 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 (6.39 to 8.77 percent) were Arizona, Florida, Massachusetts, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and Vermont. States in the next highest group (5.71 to 6.38 percent) were Idaho, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. States in the mid group (5.30 to 5.70 percent) were Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Ohio, and West Virginia. States in the next lowest group (5.01 to 5.29 percent) were Alabama, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, and Wyoming. States in the lowest group (4.42 to 5.00 percent) were Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

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