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Figure 5.10 is a U.S. map showing any illicit drug dependence or abuse in past year 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 (6.03 to 7.86 percent) were Alaska, Arizona, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. States in the next highest group (5.68 to 6.02 percent) were Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. States in the mid group (5.15 to 5.67 percent) were Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Virginia, and West Virginia. States in the next lowest group (4.86 to 5.14 percent) were Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas. States in the lowest group (4.23 to 4.85 percent) were Alabama, District of Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and Wyoming.

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