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Figure 5.14 is a U.S. map showing any illicit drug dependence 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 (3.32 to 3.77 percent) were Alaska, Arizona, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Rhode Island, and Vermont. States in the next highest group (3.09 to 3.31 percent) were Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, and West Virginia. States in the mid group (2.90 to 3.08 percent) were Arkansas, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. States in the next lowest group (2.68 to 2.89 percent) were Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Texas. States in the lowest group (2.06 to 2.67 percent) were Alabama, California, District of Columbia, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, and Wyoming.

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