Figure 2.4 is a U.S. map showing any illicit drug use in past month among persons aged 26 or older, 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 (6.91 to 9.17 percent) were Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. States in the next highest group (6.07 to 6.90 percent) were Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New York, and Rhode Island. States in the mid group (4.99 to 6.06 percent) were Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Wyoming. States in the next lowest group (4.58 to 4.98 percent) were Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. States in the lowest group (3.98 to 4.57 percent) were Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, and West Virginia.
Back to Figure 2.4