Figure 5.7 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year alcohol dependence 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 (8.38 to 11.96 percent) were Delaware, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. States in the next highest group (7.69 to 8.37 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Vermont, and Virginia. States in the mid group (7.04 to 7.68 percent) were Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, and Washington. States in the next lowest group (6.40 to 7.03 percent) were Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. States in the lowest group (5.09 to 6.39 percent) were Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
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