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Figure 2.21 is a U.S. map showing any illicit drug use other than marijuana in past month among youths aged 12 to 17, by State: percentages, annual averages based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs. 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 7.22 percent) were Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, and Vermont. States in the next highest group (5.95 to 6.38 percent) were Delaware, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and West Virginia. States in the mid group (5.47 to 5.94 percent) were California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Wisconsin. States in the next lowest group (5.23 to 5.46 percent) were Alabama, Alaska, Connecticut, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah. States in the lowest group (4.22 to 5.22 percent) were District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, and Wyoming.

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