Figure 5.9 is a U.S. map showing percentages reporting past year any illicit drug dependence or abuse among persons aged 12 or older, 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 (3.34 to 4.33 percent) were Arizona, District of Columbia, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington. States in the next highest group (3.07 to 3.33 percent) were Alaska, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, and Vermont. States in the mid group (2.92 to 3.06 percent) were Connecticut, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Wyoming. States in the next lowest group (2.71 to 2.91 percent) were Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Virginia. States in the lowest group (2.50 to 2.70 percent) were Alabama, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
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