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2004 State Estimates of Substance Use and Mental Health
(from the 2003-2004 National Surveys on Drug Use & Health)

bulletNational data      bulletState level data       bulletMetropolitan and other subState area data

Percentages & Significance of Change: 

Index to Changes in All Variables by State and Regions 

Percentages & Significance of Change: 

Table C4 Perceptions of Great Risk of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month, by Age Group and State: 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 NSDUHs

State Total AGE GROUP (Years)
1217 1825 26 or Older
2002-2003 2003-2004 Significance 2002-2003 2003-2004 Significance 2002-2003 2003-2004 Significance 2002-2003 2003-2004 Significance
Total 39.05a 39.74 SIG 33.66a 34.92 SIG 24.19a 25.2 SIG 42.38b 42.96 ns
Northeast 36.36b 37.17 ns 30.73  31.51 ns 20.56b 21.49 ns 39.58  40.43 ns
Midwest 38.02  38.07 ns 33.94  34.27 ns 22.41a 23.37 SIG 41.39  41.26 ns
South 43.56  43.66 ns 35.89a 37.81 SIG 27.51  28.22 ns 47.40  47.18 ns
West 35.24a 37.38 SIG 32.25a 33.79 SIG 23.64a 25.21 SIG 37.80a 40.13 SIG
                         
Alabama 48.47b 51.08 ns 39.58  40.79 ns 30.97  32.6 ns 52.76  55.77 ns
Alaska 27.54  28.18 ns 25.38  27.01 ns 17.53b 20.02 ns 29.65  29.93 ns
Arizona 40.53  40.19 ns 34.76  35.12 ns 26.48  28.21 ns 43.90  43.09 ns
Arkansas 46.86  45.34 ns 39.51  37.95 ns 27.94  27.58 ns 51.23  49.53 ns
California 36.63a 39.64 SIG 32.86  34.28 ns 25.51  26.52 ns 39.22a 42.84 SIG
Colorado 28.74b 31.15 ns 28.97  30.97 ns 17.51a 20.96 SIG 30.67  32.97 ns
Connecticut 34.36  33.84 ns 27.71  27.86 ns 17.99b 20.7 ns 37.62  36.59 ns
Delaware 37.95  40 ns 30.07a 33.59 SIG 22.13  22.3 ns 41.69  43.9 ns
District of Columbia 33.64  33.57 ns 28.14  29.24 ns 19.51  19.59 ns 36.90  36.63 ns
Florida 42.60  42.88 ns 34.48a 36.56 SIG 26.92  26.58 ns 45.82  46.05 ns
Georgia 44.17  44.14 ns 35.25a 38.94 SIG 30.63  31.13 ns 47.92  47.28 ns
Hawaii 34.25a 38.82 SIG 29.60  32.02 ns 24.59a 28.83 SIG 36.43a 41.21 SIG
Idaho 38.60  38.96 ns 36.63  36.6 ns 26.41  26.3 ns 41.44  41.95 ns
Illinois 38.54  38.18 ns 33.22  34.52 ns 22.90a 24.74 SIG 42.05  41.08 ns
Indiana 41.91  41.23 ns 36.55  36.31 ns 24.32  24.06 ns 45.90  45.09 ns
Iowa 44.24a 41.44 SIG 40.63  40.6 ns 26.80  25.08 ns 48.03b 44.63 ns
Kansas 42.85  43.51 ns 38.79  41.37 ns 24.23  25.68 ns 47.07  47.32 ns
Kentucky 41.86  41.4 ns 38.83  39.21 ns 26.11  27.77 ns 44.97  44.04 ns
Louisiana 45.73  45.66 ns 37.94  37.04 ns 25.31b 28.15 ns 51.01  50.49 ns
Maine 31.33b 33.88 ns 26.71  26.7 ns 14.91b 17.02 ns 34.37  37.37 ns
Maryland 35.62a 39.69 SIG 30.86a 35.58 SIG 22.51a 25.91 SIG 38.35b 42.5 ns
Massachusetts 26.82a 31.22 SIG 26.76  27.81 ns 15.07a 18.4 SIG 28.70a 33.71 SIG
Michigan 35.94  37.03 ns 32.43  32.1 ns 20.12a 21.68 SIG 39.19  40.43 ns
Minnesota 31.11  32.41 ns 29.53  31.67 ns 18.15a 20.92 SIG 33.69  34.61 ns
Mississippi 49.33  51.33 ns 38.60a 44.15 SIG 31.44a 36.36 SIG 54.57  55.42 ns
Missouri 36.69  38.25 ns 33.96  34.2 ns 22.99  23.28 ns 39.49  41.49 ns
Montana 33.27a 39.04 SIG 28.46a 32.59 SIG 18.13b 20.8 ns 36.66a 43.23 SIG
Nebraska 41.65  39.86 ns 33.50  31.8 ns 27.59  27.04 ns 45.53  43.5 ns
Nevada 34.02a 38.04 SIG 33.52  35.88 ns 22.76b 25.68 ns 35.86a 40.3 SIG
New Hampshire 28.34  28.2 ns 22.61a 25.84 SIG 12.94a 14.99 SIG 31.53  30.63 ns
New Jersey 41.79  41.06 ns 35.58  35.14 ns 23.13  22.67 ns 45.25  44.53 ns
New Mexico 39.36  38.92 ns 30.44  28.47 ns 23.00  23.94 ns 43.80  43.37 ns
New York 36.10  36.93 ns 30.29  30.32 ns 22.59  22.99 ns 39.08  40.09 ns
North Carolina 44.10  42.07 ns 36.16  35.48 ns 25.34  27.8 ns 48.29  45.34 ns
North Dakota 38.86  40.42 ns 34.58  36.56 ns 24.34  24.64 ns 42.50  44.26 ns
Ohio 39.30  39.03 ns 35.11  34.72 ns 23.10  23.38 ns 42.66  42.33 ns
Oklahoma 42.65  44.25 ns 35.17  38.04 ns 27.13  27.76 ns 46.70  48.29 ns
Oregon 30.98  33.23 ns 28.97a 32.38 SIG 16.99a 20.6 SIG 33.61  35.5 ns
Pennsylvania 40.78  40.97 ns 32.97a 35.11 SIG 21.48  21.88 ns 44.91  44.86 ns
Rhode Island 31.91  34.13 ns 25.90a 29.94 SIG 16.38a 19.35 SIG 35.48  37.37 ns
South Carolina 43.44  44.06 ns 36.41  38.38 ns 24.77  26.1 ns 47.68  48.01 ns
South Dakota 37.53  38.8 ns 35.30  37.39 ns 21.83  24.11 ns 40.94  41.94 ns
Tennessee 42.06  40.29 ns 35.74  36.47 ns 26.26  25.26 ns 45.53  43.3 ns
Texas 45.42  45.02 ns 36.30a 38.77 SIG 30.65  30.07 ns 49.77  48.97 ns
Utah 42.42  43.54 ns 42.42  44.4 ns 29.72b 32.52 ns 46.15  46.51 ns
Vermont 27.52  27.75 ns 23.08a 26.96 SIG 12.08a 15.38 SIG 30.78  29.98 ns
Virginia 40.45  40.1 ns 36.17  37.67 ns 23.35  23.65 ns 43.80  43.14 ns
Washington 26.80  26.15 ns 26.99  29.43 ns 16.30  17.73 ns 28.57  27.16 ns
West Virginia 46.64  47.39 ns 33.04  35.2 ns 25.76  27.28 ns 51.58  52.02 ns
Wisconsin 34.52  33.95 ns 31.12  30.27 ns 19.86  21.22 ns 37.63  36.76 ns
Wyoming 38.88  38.7 ns 34.88  35.68 ns 21.04  20.26 ns 42.85  42.65 ns
NOTE: SIG=Significant difference between 2003-2004 and 2002-2003 percentages; ns=not significant   at the 0.05 level
NOTE: Estimates are based on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach.
a Difference between the 2003-2004 estimate and the 2002-2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between the 2003-2004 estimate and the 2002-2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.10 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002, 2003, and 2004.

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