Figure 3.3 is a U.S. map showing alcohol use in past month 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 (68.90 to 76.07 percent) were Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wisconsin. States in the next highest group (65.07 to 68.89 percent) were Colorado, District of Columbia, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, and Wyoming. States in the mid group (61.11 to 65.06 percent) were Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington. States in the next lowest group (56.38 to 61.10 percent) were Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas. States in the lowest group (35.74 to 56.37 percent) were Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Mississippi, Nevada, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia.
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