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Figure 3.11 is a U.S. map showing perceptions of great risk of having five or more drinks of an alcoholic beverage once or twice a week among persons aged 18 to 25, 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 (35.51 to 41.78 percent) were Alabama, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. States in the next highest group (32.66 to 35.50 percent) were Arizona, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. States in the mid group (28.93 to 32.65 percent) were Alaska, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, and Virginia. States in the next lowest group (25.08 to 28.92 percent) were Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Washington. States in the lowest group (20.30 to 25.07 percent) were Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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