Figure 5.11 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year any illicit drug dependence or abuse among persons aged 18 to 25, 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 (9.62 to 13.86 percent) were Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia. States in the next highest group (8.73 to 9.61 percent) were Alaska, District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, New York, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wyoming. States in the mid group (8.19 to 8.72 percent) were Arkansas, Connecticut, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Virginia. States in the next lowest group (7.36 to 8.18 percent) were Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Wisconsin. States in the lowest group (6.28 to 7.35 percent) were California, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Utah.
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