Figure 3.7 is a U.S. map showing binge 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 (48.88 to 55.31 percent) were Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. States in the next highest group (44.50 to 48.87 percent) were Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. States in the mid group (40.59 to 44.49 percent) were Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Hawaii, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, and Washington. States in the next lowest group (38.04 to 40.58 percent) were Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. States in the lowest group (24.95 to 38.03 percent) were Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Utah.
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