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Figure 5.11 is a U.S. map showing any illicit drug dependence or abuse in past year 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 (9.21 to 12.71 percent) were Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia. States in the next highest group (8.19 to 9.20 percent) were Alaska, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, New York, Ohio, and Virginia. States in the mid group (7.77 to 8.18 percent) were Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Hawaii, Indiana, Nevada, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming. States in the next lowest group (7.11 to 7.76 percent) were Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. States in the lowest group (5.98 to 7.10 percent) were Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.

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