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Table 2.43C – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
81 82 65 69 32 33
GENDER
           
Male 57 57 48 47 27 26
Female 58 59 43 49 20 21
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 72 73 55 62 28 28
White 78 75 55 60 27 28
Black or African American 33 29 22 20 9 5
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 7 4 5 2 1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 14 20 9 19 2 2
Two or More Races 7 10 6 8 4 4
Hispanic or Latino 41 38 37 32 17 17
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 51 52 39 42 23 22
Female, White, Not Hispanic 54 51 36 39 17 18
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 23 19 17 15 8 4
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 21 21 13 14 3 3
Male, Hispanic 32 29 28 24 14 14
Female, Hispanic 32 30 26 22 10 11
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Table 2.43D – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.32 0.32 0.26 0.27 0.13 0.13
GENDER
           
Male 0.44 0.44 0.37 0.36 0.21 0.20
Female 0.47 0.47 0.35 0.39 0.16 0.17
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.34 0.35 0.26 0.30 0.13 0.14
White 0.42 0.42 0.31 0.35 0.17 0.18
Black or African American 0.73 0.71 0.54 0.50 0.23 0.13
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.53 3.96 2.32 3.37 1.21 0.86
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 1.23 1.86 0.80 1.78 0.20 0.17
Two or More Races 1.55 2.36 1.36 1.86 1.02 0.87
Hispanic or Latino 0.94 0.84 0.84 0.70 0.38 0.38
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.55 0.57 0.45 0.48 0.28 0.28
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.61 0.61 0.44 0.50 0.22 0.24
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1.08 0.93 0.84 0.72 0.42 0.20
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.95 1.03 0.64 0.70 0.16 0.17
Male, Hispanic 1.28 1.17 1.16 1.00 0.59 0.58
Female, Hispanic 1.33 1.19 1.12 0.92 0.44 0.49
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Table 2.43P – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.8283   0.2857   0.8267  
GENDER
           
Male 0.5132   0.4800   0.6644  
Female 0.7398   0.4192   0.8285  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.3906   0.0518   0.5838  
White 0.2311   0.0493   0.9807  
Black or African American 0.2808   0.5265   0.3032  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0846   0.4088   0.6006  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.7974   0.1695   0.6118  
Two or More Races 0.2603   0.3881   0.2631  
Hispanic or Latino 0.2833   0.2445   0.6307  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.1172   0.1671   0.9183  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.8735   0.1639   0.8713  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.3261   0.2271   0.2070  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.5768   0.7090   0.8704  
Male, Hispanic 0.3392   0.6384   0.7397  
Female, Hispanic 0.5613   0.2023   0.7066  
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Table 2.44C – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
166 168 171 169 120 125
GENDER
           
Male 101 108 111 115 96 95
Female 112 111 104 103 56 63
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 140 143 152 150 107 112
White 267 276 220 222 124 128
Black or African American 95 86 66 55 26 22
American Indian or Alaska Native 13 13 12 11 8 5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 54 80 38 45 22 17
Two or More Races 21 24 19 19 9 15
Hispanic or Latino 73 73 70 65 43 43
EDUCATION
           
< High School 93 99 82 84 43 43
High School Graduate 145 148 124 123 65 72
Some College 200 220 166 162 96 88
College Graduate 119 130 87 94 43 55
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 202 203 164 164 89 93
Part-Time 145 162 116 114 71 64
Unemployed 65 64 53 51 32 30
Other1 124 133 100 104 44 62
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Table 2.44D – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.51 0.51 0.53 0.52 0.37 0.38
GENDER
           
Male 0.62 0.65 0.68 0.70 0.59 0.58
Female 0.69 0.69 0.65 0.63 0.35 0.39
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.52 0.53 0.57 0.56 0.40 0.42
White 0.56 0.54 0.62 0.61 0.49 0.50
Black or African American 1.33 1.14 1.15 1.02 0.55 0.47
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.79 4.58 3.78 4.38 3.22 2.73
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.52 2.90 2.08 2.10 1.38 1.04
Two or More Races 3.76 3.60 3.88 3.87 2.56 3.60
Hispanic or Latino 1.27 1.26 1.22 1.12 0.74 0.74
EDUCATION
           
< High School 0.96 1.07 0.94 1.04 0.60 0.63
High School Graduate 0.78 0.76 0.78 0.75 0.50 0.56
Some College 0.82 0.79 0.93 0.89 0.72 0.64
College Graduate 1.13 1.00 1.28 1.31 0.92 1.08
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 0.65 0.65 0.69 0.68 0.50 0.51
Part-Time 0.99 0.93 0.97 0.98 0.74 0.67
Unemployed 1.63 1.51 1.58 1.54 1.12 1.12
Other1 1.19 1.21 1.14 1.12 0.60 0.85
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Table 2.44P – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.1303   0.6331   0.5998  
GENDER
           
Male 0.6534   0.1303   0.3802  
Female 0.0079   0.0151   0.0109  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.1380   0.5162   0.5463  
White 0.0699   0.2182   0.3610  
Black or African American 0.5783   0.2322   0.0969  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2057   0.2781   0.8904  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.5123   0.8402   0.6077  
Two or More Races 0.4195   0.9458   0.2912  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5714   0.8254   0.9858  
EDUCATION
           
< High School 0.5338   0.6347   0.6925  
High School Graduate 0.5381   0.7778   0.3202  
Some College 0.5656   0.8114   0.3138  
College Graduate 0.2189   0.6203   0.2219  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 0.7294   0.9096   0.9077  
Part-Time 0.2024   0.5231   0.7226  
Unemployed 0.9422   0.9040   0.3461  
Other1 0.2420   0.1954   0.0178  
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Table 2.45C – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
936 915 650 697 347 393
GENDER
           
Male 598 584 507 541 302 333
Female 615 614 370 356 146 147
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 876 851 598 644 324 364
White 1,260 1,237 627 662 318 337
Black or African American 423 404 269 261 113 128
American Indian or Alaska Native 65 * 60 * * 24
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 272 251 112 125 32 54
Two or More Races 110 124 59 77 23 27
Hispanic or Latino 321 309 249 260 127 148
EDUCATION
           
< High School 392 448 294 337 127 176
High School Graduate 627 654 397 428 207 222
Some College 619 622 349 355 170 169
College Graduate 966 876 415 397 182 205
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 1,053 1,049 610 640 298 322
Part-Time 411 404 212 194 112 92
Unemployed 195 165 118 133 63 77
Other1 711 670 317 338 145 192
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Table 2.45D – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.51 0.49 0.35 0.37 0.19 0.21
GENDER
           
Male 0.67 0.65 0.57 0.60 0.34 0.37
Female 0.64 0.63 0.38 0.36 0.15 0.15
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.54 0.52 0.37 0.39 0.20 0.22
White 0.57 0.55 0.40 0.43 0.23 0.25
Black or African American 1.55 1.45 1.16 1.16 0.55 0.61
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.71 * 5.45 * * 2.75
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.71 2.51 1.44 1.54 0.42 0.70
Two or More Races 3.99 4.57 2.91 3.70 1.24 1.44
Hispanic or Latino 1.46 1.34 1.13 1.13 0.58 0.64
EDUCATION
           
< High School 1.15 1.16 0.93 0.99 0.43 0.56
High School Graduate 0.85 0.84 0.64 0.69 0.35 0.38
Some College 0.88 0.90 0.70 0.71 0.37 0.37
College Graduate 0.81 0.83 0.66 0.65 0.33 0.37
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 0.58 0.61 0.49 0.52 0.27 0.29
Part-Time 1.34 1.39 0.95 0.89 0.54 0.45
Unemployed 2.63 2.62 2.13 2.35 1.22 1.58
Other1 0.98 0.88 0.53 0.57 0.26 0.33
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Table 2.45P – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.0414   0.5122   0.2141  
GENDER
           
Male 0.1017   0.1796   0.1932  
Female 0.1384   0.4751   0.7511  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0532   0.6078   0.1904  
White 0.1152   0.2791   0.3394  
Black or African American 0.7769   0.4570   0.3530  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   *   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.2405   0.4944   0.3793  
Two or More Races 0.8027   0.6039   0.8324  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5888   0.6624   0.9202  
EDUCATION
           
< High School 0.8301   0.9931   0.1967  
High School Graduate 0.6498   0.3647   0.2184  
Some College 0.1834   0.9438   0.2870  
College Graduate 0.0294   0.8052   0.3176  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 0.1046   0.3138   0.1861  
Part-Time 0.2661   0.1524   0.1690  
Unemployed 0.0712   0.1164   0.1004  
Other1 0.7891   0.6215   0.4049  
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Table 2.46C – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
969 955 701 741 378 425
GENDER
           
Male 616 600 529 561 322 353
Female 635 640 401 395 162 168
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 902 884 645 682 352 391
White 1,309 1,310 691 721 346 364
Black or African American 457 426 285 274 117 129
American Indian or Alaska Native 69 71 63 69 47 25
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 36 39 11 29
Asian 275 268 118 135 39 57
Two or More Races 112 126 62 79 25 31
Hispanic or Latino 330 317 259 268 131 156
EDUCATION
           
< High School 412 460 312 346 133 180
High School Graduate 651 679 425 450 219 236
Some College 647 668 385 396 198 194
College Graduate 988 901 436 418 188 219
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 1,099 1,091 659 679 315 339
Part-Time 434 437 245 226 136 112
Unemployed 204 177 129 142 70 82
Other1 714 687 327 352 150 205
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Table 2.46D – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.44 0.43 0.32 0.34 0.17 0.19
GENDER
           
Male 0.59 0.56 0.50 0.53 0.31 0.33
Female 0.56 0.56 0.36 0.35 0.14 0.15
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.47 0.46 0.34 0.36 0.19 0.20
White 0.50 0.50 0.37 0.40 0.21 0.23
Black or African American 1.32 1.22 0.99 0.98 0.46 0.51
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.68 5.87 4.46 5.55 3.80 2.38
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 5.20 5.07 1.80 3.50
Asian 2.31 2.19 1.29 1.36 0.43 0.62
Two or More Races 3.45 3.93 2.63 3.21 1.15 1.39
Hispanic or Latino 1.19 1.10 0.93 0.93 0.47 0.54
EDUCATION
           
< High School 0.97 0.97 0.80 0.83 0.37 0.47
High School Graduate 0.73 0.71 0.57 0.59 0.31 0.33
Some College 0.74 0.76 0.61 0.63 0.34 0.34
College Graduate 0.76 0.78 0.63 0.63 0.31 0.36
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 0.52 0.54 0.46 0.47 0.24 0.27
Part-Time 0.99 1.06 0.77 0.75 0.45 0.39
Unemployed 1.82 1.76 1.55 1.60 0.91 1.10
Other1 0.89 0.81 0.49 0.53 0.24 0.32
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Table 2.46P – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
1 The Other Employment category includes retired persons, disabled persons, homemakers, students, or other persons not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.0864   0.4875   0.2016  
GENDER
           
Male 0.0944   0.3313   0.3364  
Female 0.3247   0.9242   0.2547  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.1018   0.5370   0.1682  
White 0.2040   0.2039   0.2490  
Black or African American 0.7103   0.3416   0.5397  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2722   0.6506   0.5297  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   0.8467   0.0951  
Asian 0.3126   0.4713   0.5353  
Two or More Races 0.9036   0.5971   0.5408  
Hispanic or Latino 0.6675   0.7533   0.9568  
EDUCATION
           
< High School 0.8651   0.9907   0.1996  
High School Graduate 0.7334   0.3605   0.1538  
Some College 0.2550   0.9394   0.2110  
College Graduate 0.0452   0.7097   0.2103  
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
           
Full-Time 0.1304   0.2854   0.1907  
Part-Time 0.4596   0.1184   0.1699  
Unemployed 0.0809   0.1160   0.2270  
Other1 0.8880   0.5564   0.1915  
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Table 2.47C (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 793 828 885 880 845 850
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 378 355 395 347 381 322
New England 148 180 168 165 161 163
Middle Atlantic 347 304 357 306 347 277
Midwest 276 299 356 367 342 343
East North Central 231 255 280 285 272 273
West North Central 152 152 210 225 202 206
South 493 489 547 556 539 550
South Atlantic 397 368 404 434 406 430
East South Central 138 168 227 202 220 205
West South Central 238 267 278 276 254 276
West 453 431 415 431 374 403
Mountain 196 163 192 178 183 171
Pacific 403 397 368 393 327 366
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,409 1,507 829 857 752 767
Small Metro 1,016 1,045 601 625 551 583
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 848 816 482 472 439 429
< 250K Pop. 609 703 359 406 328 383
Nonmetro 816 880 481 533 432 497
Urbanized 516 551 320 314 298 289
Less Urbanized 633 733 373 439 333 411
Completely Rural 381 351 181 219 150 205
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Table 2.47D (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.33 0.34 0.36 0.36 0.35 0.35
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.83 0.77 0.87 0.76 0.84 0.70
New England 1.24 1.50 1.41 1.37 1.34 1.35
Middle Atlantic 1.03 0.90 1.06 0.90 1.03 0.82
Midwest 0.51 0.55 0.65 0.67 0.63 0.63
East North Central 0.61 0.67 0.74 0.74 0.71 0.71
West North Central 0.93 0.93 1.28 1.37 1.23 1.25
South 0.56 0.55 0.62 0.62 0.62 0.62
South Atlantic 0.86 0.78 0.88 0.92 0.88 0.91
East South Central 0.95 1.15 1.56 1.38 1.52 1.40
West South Central 0.88 0.98 1.03 1.01 0.94 1.01
West 0.82 0.76 0.75 0.76 0.67 0.71
Mountain 1.19 0.96 1.17 1.05 1.11 1.02
Pacific 1.03 1.00 0.94 0.99 0.84 0.92
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.49 0.51 0.54 0.49 0.50 0.47
Small Metro 0.55 0.56 0.62 0.65 0.59 0.62
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.66 0.69 0.75 0.77 0.72 0.72
< 250K Pop. 0.97 0.93 1.05 1.12 1.00 1.11
Nonmetro 0.73 0.66 0.75 0.84 0.74 0.83
Urbanized 1.11 1.15 1.21 1.27 1.19 1.30
Less Urbanized 0.99 0.87 1.04 1.18 1.04 1.14
Completely Rural 2.44 2.14 2.41 2.36 2.10 2.37
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Table 2.47P (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.7934   0.9376   0.6455  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.2246   0.2922   0.2405  
New England 0.6864   0.3744   0.5314  
Middle Atlantic 0.2429   0.4659   0.3187  
Midwest 0.0415   0.4309   0.3525  
East North Central 0.1227   0.8869   0.4880  
West North Central 0.1710   0.2928   0.5296  
South 0.3555   0.2288   0.1002  
South Atlantic 0.2921   0.4960   0.5884  
East South Central 0.7292   0.6653   0.4634  
West South Central 0.9902   0.2820   0.0543  
West 0.4505   0.8193   0.5488  
Mountain 0.5449   0.3176   0.4924  
Pacific 0.2958   0.7982   0.7558  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.9174   0.9855   0.8399  
Small Metro 0.5895   0.5866   0.7503  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.1740   0.6624   0.7796  
< 250K Pop. 0.3906   0.7686   0.8977  
Nonmetro 0.8406   0.5631   0.7460  
Urbanized 0.8488   0.0510   0.1027  
Less Urbanized 0.7699   0.7333   0.7177  
Completely Rural 0.7168   0.0308   0.0018  
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Table 2.48C (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 113 106 99 90 78 72
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 42 38 35 37 30 32
New England 19 18 18 19 13 16
Middle Atlantic 37 34 30 31 26 27
Midwest 42 42 38 35 30 30
East North Central 34 34 31 28 25 24
West North Central 24 25 21 22 17 19
South 68 68 59 58 48 46
South Atlantic 52 49 46 41 38 32
East South Central 24 26 22 22 17 19
West South Central 33 35 29 33 25 25
West 62 57 56 49 42 39
Mountain 26 28 26 25 21 19
Pacific 57 50 49 42 37 34
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 104 100 82 79 61 60
Small Metro 74 75 56 61 43 45
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 61 59 46 48 35 34
< 250K Pop. 45 48 34 38 25 30
Nonmetro 67 58 57 45 41 34
Urbanized 36 37 30 29 22 20
Less Urbanized 52 45 42 35 32 27
Completely Rural 31 21 27 14 16 10
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Table 2.48D (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.44 0.42 0.39 0.36 0.31 0.29
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.93 0.85 0.78 0.81 0.65 0.71
New England 1.65 1.56 1.53 1.63 1.14 1.40
Middle Atlantic 1.11 1.01 0.90 0.93 0.78 0.82
Midwest 0.75 0.75 0.67 0.62 0.53 0.53
East North Central 0.84 0.85 0.77 0.71 0.61 0.60
West North Central 1.44 1.45 1.29 1.28 1.04 1.10
South 0.75 0.74 0.65 0.64 0.53 0.51
South Atlantic 1.12 1.06 1.00 0.88 0.83 0.69
East South Central 1.64 1.77 1.51 1.51 1.15 1.26
West South Central 1.12 1.17 0.98 1.09 0.83 0.83
West 1.02 0.95 0.92 0.80 0.69 0.64
Mountain 1.48 1.58 1.45 1.38 1.17 1.08
Pacific 1.31 1.16 1.13 0.98 0.85 0.79
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.61 0.59 0.52 0.50 0.41 0.40
Small Metro 0.72 0.74 0.61 0.65 0.53 0.52
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.89 0.91 0.73 0.79 0.63 0.60
< 250K Pop. 1.20 1.22 1.12 1.06 0.95 0.98
Nonmetro 1.04 0.89 1.03 0.80 0.79 0.68
Urbanized 1.37 1.40 1.38 1.29 1.13 1.00
Less Urbanized 1.41 1.38 1.33 1.20 1.15 1.07
Completely Rural 3.59 2.55 3.88 2.35 2.33 1.93
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Table 2.48P (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.1261   0.5615   0.6571  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.2543   0.8748   0.8538  
New England 0.6178   0.9430   0.7581  
Middle Atlantic 0.3045   0.8196   0.6963  
Midwest 0.1085   0.2600   0.3720  
East North Central 0.2732   0.5997   0.8953  
West North Central 0.1766   0.1986   0.1523  
South 0.5073   0.9428   0.6579  
South Atlantic 0.2899   0.5806   0.1821  
East South Central 0.2802   0.5017   0.4475  
West South Central 0.5640   0.6732   0.6335  
West 0.8485   0.6369   0.6142  
Mountain 0.1436   0.1419   0.6088  
Pacific 0.6290   0.8520   0.4137  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8328   0.7809   0.6734  
Small Metro 0.2755   0.9641   0.8456  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2330   0.6772   0.5728  
< 250K Pop. 0.7845   0.5225   0.3204  
Nonmetro 0.0381   0.0599   0.0513  
Urbanized 0.2155   0.4840   0.2750  
Less Urbanized 0.3377   0.2604   0.2855  
Completely Rural 0.1338   0.1337   0.1758  
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Table 2.49C (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 148 153 155 162 155 160
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 58 65 63 68 64 70
New England 27 26 29 30 26 30
Middle Atlantic 51 60 55 61 58 63
Midwest 54 56 58 62 59 64
East North Central 44 45 47 50 48 52
West North Central 30 34 34 38 36 38
South 91 87 98 93 100 95
South Atlantic 69 64 71 69 70 70
East South Central 30 31 38 33 40 38
West South Central 48 48 53 53 59 54
West 84 88 87 96 84 88
Mountain 38 36 42 41 37 38
Pacific 75 80 75 86 75 78
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 256 277 208 219 186 183
Small Metro 201 195 166 161 141 138
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 164 158 136 128 114 108
< 250K Pop. 124 118 102 99 87 86
Nonmetro 125 135 104 115 94 102
Urbanized 87 102 71 83 64 70
Less Urbanized 89 101 74 87 68 78
Completely Rural 42 39 38 37 30 35
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Table 2.49D (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.46 0.47 0.48 0.49 0.48 0.49
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.01 1.11 1.10 1.17 1.12 1.19
New England 1.80 1.73 1.93 1.94 1.73 1.97
Middle Atlantic 1.20 1.37 1.30 1.41 1.38 1.44
Midwest 0.72 0.76 0.78 0.84 0.80 0.86
East North Central 0.85 0.88 0.92 0.98 0.94 1.01
West North Central 1.29 1.47 1.46 1.66 1.53 1.66
South 0.78 0.75 0.83 0.80 0.85 0.82
South Atlantic 1.19 1.09 1.23 1.18 1.20 1.18
East South Central 1.55 1.65 1.95 1.73 2.04 2.02
West South Central 1.23 1.22 1.35 1.36 1.51 1.38
West 1.11 1.12 1.14 1.22 1.10 1.12
Mountain 1.61 1.54 1.79 1.74 1.59 1.61
Pacific 1.43 1.46 1.43 1.57 1.42 1.43
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.67 0.71 0.68 0.73 0.69 0.71
Small Metro 0.76 0.76 0.82 0.80 0.82 0.84
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1.01 0.91 1.05 0.97 1.01 0.99
< 250K Pop. 1.05 1.43 1.34 1.42 1.48 1.45
Nonmetro 0.87 0.90 1.03 1.09 1.07 1.16
Urbanized 1.36 1.39 1.62 1.66 1.75 1.85
Less Urbanized 1.17 1.33 1.43 1.44 1.46 1.48
Completely Rural 2.37 2.72 3.13 3.47 3.24 3.58
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Table 2.49P (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.4731   0.7287   0.6571  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.8860   0.6439   0.9290  
New England 0.4099   0.3475   0.4499  
Middle Atlantic 0.5487   0.9764   0.6321  
Midwest 0.6243   0.6079   0.1782  
East North Central 0.6497   0.2749   0.1447  
West North Central 0.1864   0.5718   0.7541  
South 0.8505   0.6756   0.5616  
South Atlantic 0.7929   0.7414   0.9910  
East South Central 0.4263   0.1128   0.4478  
West South Central 0.2288   0.1941   0.1476  
West 0.5377   0.4514   0.3389  
Mountain 0.5942   0.7651   0.8209  
Pacific 0.6759   0.3178   0.2470  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.7963   0.4138   0.5362  
Small Metro 0.4789   0.9448   0.4503  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.7728   0.4718   0.7871  
< 250K Pop. 0.0954   0.3844   0.3655  
Nonmetro 0.5962   0.4324   0.2000  
Urbanized 0.7469   0.5157   0.5258  
Less Urbanized 0.9413   0.4886   0.4457  
Completely Rural 0.1674   0.7443   0.2546  
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Table 2.50C (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 747 762 829 826 798 799
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 361 322 375 325 363 298
New England 143 157 154 148 151 148
Middle Atlantic 330 280 341 289 330 258
Midwest 263 278 342 338 332 322
East North Central 224 235 272 265 264 259
West North Central 140 145 198 207 194 193
South 474 459 519 530 509 527
South Atlantic 380 348 387 414 388 413
East South Central 125 161 214 199 207 196
West South Central 227 245 261 262 239 268
West 419 401 384 417 355 387
Mountain 179 146 181 171 172 161
Pacific 371 369 339 379 311 351
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,357 1,418 774 773 711 701
Small Metro 943 965 542 566 507 535
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 788 754 442 424 412 393
< 250K Pop. 555 639 311 363 295 347
Nonmetro 744 804 425 478 389 455
Urbanized 474 493 285 267 268 255
Less Urbanized 562 654 327 383 298 367
Completely Rural 349 319 152 196 133 185
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Table 2.50D (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.40 0.41 0.45 0.44 0.43 0.43
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.02 0.91 1.06 0.92 1.03 0.84
New England 1.54 1.68 1.65 1.58 1.63 1.59
Middle Atlantic 1.26 1.07 1.31 1.11 1.27 0.99
Midwest 0.63 0.67 0.83 0.81 0.80 0.77
East North Central 0.77 0.80 0.94 0.91 0.91 0.89
West North Central 1.13 1.16 1.59 1.66 1.56 1.55
South 0.71 0.67 0.78 0.78 0.76 0.77
South Atlantic 1.07 0.95 1.09 1.13 1.09 1.13
East South Central 1.12 1.43 1.92 1.77 1.86 1.75
West South Central 1.13 1.20 1.30 1.29 1.19 1.31
West 1.00 0.94 0.92 0.98 0.85 0.91
Mountain 1.45 1.14 1.47 1.34 1.40 1.27
Pacific 1.26 1.23 1.15 1.27 1.06 1.17
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.60 0.61 0.67 0.60 0.63 0.57
Small Metro 0.69 0.69 0.77 0.83 0.75 0.80
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.82 0.84 0.95 0.98 0.91 0.92
< 250K Pop. 1.24 1.16 1.29 1.42 1.27 1.41
Nonmetro 0.91 0.82 0.93 1.04 0.91 1.02
Urbanized 1.36 1.43 1.54 1.55 1.49 1.58
Less Urbanized 1.23 1.07 1.28 1.47 1.29 1.42
Completely Rural 3.09 2.68 2.79 3.01 2.55 2.99
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Table 2.50P (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.9851   0.8316   0.5501  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.2462   0.2003   0.2054  
New England 0.5782   0.2392   0.3812  
Middle Atlantic 0.3070   0.3962   0.3337  
Midwest 0.0723   0.4457   0.2703  
East North Central 0.1129   0.7749   0.3282  
West North Central 0.3894   0.3884   0.5846  
South 0.2824   0.1695   0.0598  
South Atlantic 0.2498   0.4035   0.4980  
East South Central 0.9394   0.8609   0.5324  
West South Central 0.7638   0.1614   0.0225  
West 0.3939   0.6699   0.4632  
Mountain 0.7595   0.2213   0.4526  
Pacific 0.3036   0.8859   0.6679  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8962   0.9143   0.8007  
Small Metro 0.9333   0.5392   0.5868  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2344   0.7205   0.6753  
< 250K Pop. 0.1811   0.5946   0.7451  
Nonmetro 0.7515   0.5928   0.8044  
Urbanized 0.9947   0.0464   0.0920  
Less Urbanized 0.9191   0.7020   0.8027  
Completely Rural 0.4979   0.0123   0.0016  
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Table 2.51C (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 768 793 878 868 839 838
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 365 344 389 345 377 319
New England 143 167 163 160 158 159
Middle Atlantic 335 299 353 305 343 276
Midwest 271 288 356 362 343 341
East North Central 229 244 282 280 273 272
West North Central 144 149 209 222 202 202
South 482 470 544 552 537 544
South Atlantic 385 356 401 430 401 426
East South Central 131 165 226 203 221 201
West South Central 233 252 277 271 255 273
West 432 416 410 430 372 401
Mountain 183 154 190 175 181 170
Pacific 385 382 363 392 326 364
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,395 1,484 820 841 749 757
Small Metro 994 1,016 587 608 544 571
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 828 796 469 461 432 421
< 250K Pop. 590 680 348 393 323 372
Nonmetro 787 855 463 518 420 488
Urbanized 499 530 307 302 290 282
Less Urbanized 602 711 355 423 322 402
Completely Rural 368 339 170 213 143 200
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Table 2.51D (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.35 0.36 0.40 0.39 0.39 0.38
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.89 0.83 0.95 0.83 0.92 0.77
New England 1.33 1.54 1.51 1.47 1.46 1.46
Middle Atlantic 1.10 0.98 1.16 1.00 1.13 0.90
Midwest 0.55 0.59 0.73 0.74 0.70 0.69
East North Central 0.67 0.71 0.83 0.82 0.80 0.79
West North Central 0.98 1.01 1.41 1.51 1.37 1.37
South 0.61 0.59 0.69 0.69 0.68 0.68
South Atlantic 0.93 0.84 0.97 1.01 0.97 1.01
East South Central 1.00 1.25 1.73 1.55 1.69 1.53
West South Central 0.97 1.04 1.15 1.12 1.06 1.12
West 0.88 0.83 0.83 0.85 0.75 0.80
Mountain 1.24 1.02 1.29 1.16 1.23 1.12
Pacific 1.11 1.08 1.05 1.11 0.94 1.03
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.53 0.55 0.60 0.54 0.56 0.52
Small Metro 0.59 0.59 0.68 0.72 0.66 0.69
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.71 0.72 0.83 0.85 0.79 0.79
< 250K Pop. 1.06 1.01 1.17 1.24 1.12 1.23
Nonmetro 0.79 0.73 0.83 0.94 0.82 0.92
Urbanized 1.20 1.25 1.34 1.41 1.32 1.44
Less Urbanized 1.07 0.96 1.14 1.31 1.14 1.26
Completely Rural 2.76 2.37 2.69 2.67 2.35 2.65
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Table 2.51P (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.8764   0.9119   0.6416  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.2465   0.2704   0.2346  
New England 0.6899   0.3622   0.4961  
Middle Atlantic 0.2691   0.4385   0.3248  
Midwest 0.0637   0.4960   0.3928  
East North Central 0.1399   0.9137   0.4808  
West North Central 0.2646   0.3545   0.6214  
South 0.3059   0.2359   0.0939  
South Atlantic 0.2380   0.4718   0.5241  
East South Central 0.8068   0.7018   0.4899  
West South Central 0.9496   0.2981   0.0587  
West 0.4707   0.7942   0.6122  
Mountain 0.6837   0.2271   0.4555  
Pacific 0.3508   0.7550   0.8517  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8593   0.9668   0.8992  
Small Metro 0.8217   0.5494   0.7106  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2626   0.5943   0.6970  
< 250K Pop. 0.3106   0.7913   0.9341  
Nonmetro 0.8106   0.6553   0.6867  
Urbanized 0.9530   0.0584   0.1217  
Less Urbanized 0.9093   0.7549   0.7426  
Completely Rural 0.5920   0.0189   0.0013  
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Table 2.52C (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 858 863 817 842 777 807
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 395 350 366 328 353 316
New England 172 169 155 152 149 148
Middle Atlantic 356 305 332 290 322 278
Midwest 294 319 328 346 320 327
East North Central 246 272 257 278 248 265
West North Central 167 159 200 202 195 187
South 540 524 496 535 477 511
South Atlantic 433 389 361 406 353 393
East South Central 156 186 222 196 208 197
West South Central 251 290 255 273 228 266
West 470 444 391 409 357 382
Mountain 212 162 176 164 171 165
Pacific 412 409 352 376 314 345
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,368 1,431 746 768 687 703
Small Metro 989 1,012 535 573 493 531
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 818 781 420 442 381 400
< 250K Pop. 591 682 331 358 306 340
Nonmetro 783 842 428 454 383 423
Urbanized 488 517 274 273 262 250
Less Urbanized 599 698 317 364 277 338
Completely Rural 374 316 160 183 129 171
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Table 2.52D (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.35 0.35 0.34 0.34 0.32 0.33
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.87 0.76 0.80 0.72 0.77 0.69
New England 1.44 1.41 1.30 1.26 1.25 1.23
Middle Atlantic 1.06 0.90 0.99 0.86 0.96 0.82
Midwest 0.54 0.58 0.60 0.63 0.59 0.60
East North Central 0.65 0.71 0.67 0.73 0.65 0.69
West North Central 1.02 0.97 1.22 1.23 1.19 1.14
South 0.62 0.59 0.57 0.60 0.54 0.57
South Atlantic 0.94 0.83 0.78 0.86 0.77 0.84
East South Central 1.07 1.28 1.52 1.34 1.43 1.35
West South Central 0.93 1.06 0.94 1.00 0.84 0.97
West 0.85 0.79 0.71 0.72 0.64 0.68
Mountain 1.29 0.96 1.07 0.97 1.04 0.98
Pacific 1.05 1.03 0.90 0.95 0.81 0.87
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.53 0.52 0.50 0.47 0.47 0.45
Small Metro 0.60 0.58 0.57 0.63 0.55 0.59
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.71 0.71 0.69 0.76 0.65 0.70
< 250K Pop. 1.04 1.00 1.03 1.07 0.98 1.06
Nonmetro 0.73 0.76 0.73 0.79 0.70 0.77
Urbanized 1.21 1.30 1.16 1.22 1.14 1.22
Less Urbanized 1.01 0.98 1.02 1.07 0.96 1.04
Completely Rural 2.61 2.44 2.19 2.33 1.86 2.30
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Table 2.52P (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.5264   0.9683   0.7545  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.1489   0.2208   0.1237  
New England 0.7585   0.5245   0.3726  
Middle Atlantic 0.1388   0.2934   0.2035  
Midwest 0.0078   0.4935   0.4473  
East North Central 0.0361   0.9830   0.5095  
West North Central 0.0980   0.2654   0.6825  
South 0.3128   0.2448   0.0653  
South Atlantic 0.2358   0.5403   0.5240  
East South Central 0.8889   0.6268   0.4204  
West South Central 0.9357   0.3083   0.0411  
West 0.6325   0.8087   0.7825  
Mountain 0.8624   0.4548   0.5415  
Pacific 0.5594   0.9151   0.9910  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8629   0.9600   0.9657  
Small Metro 0.6849   0.3888   0.4326  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.4165   0.2809   0.3260  
< 250K Pop. 0.7207   0.9456   0.9774  
Nonmetro 0.3740   0.3568   0.7576  
Urbanized 0.4914   0.1068   0.0874  
Less Urbanized 0.8739   0.5356   0.9133  
Completely Rural 0.3708   0.2657   0.0292  
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Table 2.53C (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 108 103 90 88 71 66
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 41 36 32 33 28 28
New England 18 15 16 13 11 11
Middle Atlantic 37 32 28 30 26 26
Midwest 40 40 34 32 28 28
East North Central 32 32 28 26 23 22
West North Central 23 24 19 20 17 16
South 65 68 56 58 43 41
South Atlantic 51 48 43 41 33 29
East South Central 22 27 19 21 15 17
West South Central 32 34 28 31 22 22
West 59 54 49 45 39 34
Mountain 24 27 22 24 18 18
Pacific 53 46 44 38 34 30
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 96 91 72 72 55 54
Small Metro 66 68 48 54 38 39
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 55 53 41 42 33 29
< 250K Pop. 40 43 27 34 20 26
Nonmetro 62 54 51 39 35 28
Urbanized 33 33 27 25 19 17
Less Urbanized 49 42 39 30 26 22
Completely Rural 28 19 24 13 15 9
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Table 2.53D (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.42 0.41 0.36 0.35 0.28 0.26
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.90 0.80 0.71 0.72 0.62 0.62
New England 1.55 1.30 1.32 1.14 0.94 0.98
Middle Atlantic 1.09 0.97 0.84 0.89 0.76 0.76
Midwest 0.70 0.71 0.60 0.57 0.50 0.49
East North Central 0.80 0.80 0.70 0.65 0.57 0.56
West North Central 1.40 1.42 1.17 1.19 1.05 0.97
South 0.72 0.74 0.61 0.63 0.47 0.45
South Atlantic 1.09 1.04 0.93 0.89 0.72 0.63
East South Central 1.53 1.79 1.32 1.44 1.05 1.15
West South Central 1.06 1.14 0.96 1.03 0.75 0.75
West 0.96 0.89 0.81 0.75 0.63 0.57
Mountain 1.39 1.53 1.27 1.33 1.04 1.00
Pacific 1.24 1.09 1.01 0.90 0.79 0.69
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.58 0.57 0.47 0.48 0.38 0.37
Small Metro 0.68 0.71 0.55 0.62 0.48 0.46
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.85 0.85 0.69 0.74 0.60 0.54
< 250K Pop. 1.19 1.16 0.94 1.04 0.77 0.87
Nonmetro 1.02 0.84 0.92 0.74 0.68 0.61
Urbanized 1.37 1.28 1.23 1.21 0.96 0.90
Less Urbanized 1.41 1.35 1.29 1.12 1.00 0.93
Completely Rural 3.70 2.46 3.54 2.18 2.18 1.82
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Table 2.53P (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.1313   0.5824   0.3186  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.0712   0.5846   0.3680  
New England 0.4604   0.5171   0.8407  
Middle Atlantic 0.0999   0.7720   0.3661  
Midwest 0.2260   0.2024   0.3247  
East North Central 0.5025   0.6614   0.6993  
West North Central 0.2301   0.1045   0.2094  
South 0.2730   0.9246   0.5960  
South Atlantic 0.1377   0.4965   0.2033  
East South Central 0.1882   0.4006   0.8752  
West South Central 0.3392   0.8329   0.5436  
West 0.6086   0.7652   0.8122  
Mountain 0.3701   0.4087   0.6348  
Pacific 0.3188   0.4453   0.6160  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8746   0.6371   0.9953  
Small Metro 0.2899   0.6880   0.7000  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2318   0.5982   0.6023  
< 250K Pop. 0.8466   0.1312   0.1837  
Nonmetro 0.0279   0.0089   0.0049  
Urbanized 0.2573   0.2560   0.0638  
Less Urbanized 0.1945   0.0891   0.0945  
Completely Rural 0.2218   0.1122   0.1784  
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Table 2.54C (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 155 159 156 158 152 156
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 59 65 64 65 64 67
New England 30 30 29 29 24 29
Middle Atlantic 50 58 57 58 59 60
Midwest 60 59 62 62 61 63
East North Central 51 49 50 51 50 51
West North Central 30 33 36 36 36 38
South 98 91 99 95 97 97
South Atlantic 73 69 71 70 68 71
East South Central 32 32 37 34 39 38
West South Central 55 47 56 53 58 53
West 88 94 86 91 80 85
Mountain 39 36 38 39 36 37
Pacific 78 86 76 82 71 75
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 243 256 192 192 172 163
Small Metro 190 180 145 143 126 128
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 155 145 116 114 101 101
< 250K Pop. 118 108 91 87 80 77
Nonmetro 119 130 95 103 86 92
Urbanized 83 96 67 72 62 61
Less Urbanized 84 98 64 77 57 70
Completely Rural 41 37 35 32 28 31
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Table 2.54D (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.47 0.48
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.03 1.11 1.12 1.12 1.11 1.14
New England 2.04 1.95 1.91 1.88 1.63 1.90
Middle Atlantic 1.19 1.33 1.35 1.34 1.39 1.38
Midwest 0.80 0.80 0.83 0.83 0.82 0.85
East North Central 1.00 0.97 0.98 0.99 0.97 0.99
West North Central 1.30 1.47 1.56 1.59 1.56 1.65
South 0.84 0.78 0.85 0.81 0.83 0.83
South Atlantic 1.25 1.17 1.22 1.20 1.16 1.21
East South Central 1.62 1.67 1.91 1.81 2.02 2.00
West South Central 1.40 1.20 1.42 1.35 1.48 1.36
West 1.15 1.20 1.12 1.17 1.05 1.09
Mountain 1.68 1.54 1.63 1.64 1.51 1.59
Pacific 1.49 1.57 1.44 1.50 1.35 1.38
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.70 0.74 0.69 0.71 0.68 0.68
Small Metro 0.81 0.78 0.82 0.81 0.79 0.83
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1.03 0.92 1.03 0.97 0.96 0.97
< 250K Pop. 1.28 1.46 1.35 1.42 1.42 1.46
Nonmetro 0.94 0.92 1.07 1.05 1.09 1.08
Urbanized 1.52 1.39 1.72 1.59 1.87 1.59
Less Urbanized 1.24 1.42 1.40 1.46 1.40 1.54
Completely Rural 2.57 2.87 3.21 3.34 2.92 3.39
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Table 2.54P (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.2858   0.7792   0.4333  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.6156   0.8070   0.7899  
New England 0.4544   0.3740   0.2342  
Middle Atlantic 0.2794   0.4411   0.3677  
Midwest 0.3383   0.2378   0.2138  
East North Central 0.8780   0.0937   0.2132  
West North Central 0.0622   0.8423   0.6773  
South 0.9419   0.5989   0.4557  
South Atlantic 0.5913   0.4842   0.7965  
East South Central 0.7051   0.0782   0.3744  
West South Central 0.4156   0.2640   0.1238  
West 0.3421   0.6135   0.2099  
Mountain 0.7322   0.3258   0.7181  
Pacific 0.3808   0.3145   0.1199  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.7986   0.2872   0.2547  
Small Metro 0.2254   0.7189   0.6820  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.8906   0.3969   0.9262  
< 250K Pop. 0.0550   0.5730   0.4157  
Nonmetro 0.3774   0.2994   0.4069  
Urbanized 0.3885   0.6401   0.8187  
Less Urbanized 0.5881   0.1538   0.5001  
Completely Rural 0.0140   0.5665   0.4002  
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Table 2.55C (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 807 799 758 790 726 760
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 377 324 344 309 332 295
New England 164 148 144 139 141 137
Middle Atlantic 338 287 314 275 301 260
Midwest 278 297 312 324 307 307
East North Central 234 253 244 262 237 251
West North Central 155 150 189 187 187 174
South 520 494 466 506 449 488
South Atlantic 418 365 344 381 339 372
East South Central 146 185 209 191 197 190
West South Central 239 273 237 261 211 257
West 435 410 364 392 336 365
Mountain 194 148 165 155 160 153
Pacific 380 375 325 360 296 330
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,320 1,353 688 696 640 648
Small Metro 923 945 482 521 452 486
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 766 729 383 402 354 366
< 250K Pop. 543 627 294 320 278 309
Nonmetro 718 771 375 408 341 386
Urbanized 450 467 238 235 230 222
Less Urbanized 535 624 277 319 249 302
Completely Rural 344 288 135 161 114 153
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Table 2.55D (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.44 0.43 0.41 0.42 0.39 0.40
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.06 0.91 0.97 0.87 0.94 0.83
New England 1.76 1.59 1.55 1.49 1.52 1.47
Middle Atlantic 1.30 1.10 1.20 1.05 1.15 1.00
Midwest 0.67 0.71 0.75 0.78 0.74 0.74
East North Central 0.81 0.87 0.84 0.90 0.82 0.86
West North Central 1.25 1.20 1.52 1.50 1.50 1.39
South 0.78 0.72 0.70 0.74 0.67 0.72
South Atlantic 1.17 1.00 0.97 1.04 0.95 1.02
East South Central 1.31 1.64 1.88 1.70 1.77 1.69
West South Central 1.19 1.34 1.18 1.28 1.05 1.26
West 1.04 0.96 0.87 0.92 0.80 0.86
Mountain 1.58 1.16 1.34 1.22 1.29 1.21
Pacific 1.29 1.25 1.11 1.20 1.01 1.10
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.65 0.63 0.61 0.58 0.57 0.55
Small Metro 0.75 0.72 0.71 0.80 0.68 0.75
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.89 0.87 0.86 0.98 0.81 0.89
< 250K Pop. 1.33 1.25 1.28 1.34 1.24 1.34
Nonmetro 0.91 0.95 0.88 0.97 0.84 0.94
Urbanized 1.48 1.63 1.41 1.49 1.37 1.49
Less Urbanized 1.27 1.20 1.24 1.34 1.19 1.30
Completely Rural 3.25 3.08 2.57 2.85 2.29 2.79
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Table 2.55P (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.7084   0.8706   0.5671  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.2104   0.2121   0.1228  
New England 0.6609   0.3916   0.2227  
Middle Atlantic 0.2347   0.3325   0.2669  
Midwest 0.0139   0.4322   0.3553  
East North Central 0.0287   0.7920   0.3641  
West North Central 0.2421   0.3476   0.7172  
South 0.2449   0.1630   0.0307  
South Atlantic 0.1983   0.3822   0.4085  
East South Central 0.9436   0.8666   0.4712  
West South Central 0.7178   0.1794   0.0140  
West 0.5875   0.7706   0.6101  
Mountain 0.9892   0.4725   0.5182  
Pacific 0.5579   0.9702   0.8137  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8363   0.9358   0.8087  
Small Metro 0.9039   0.4007   0.3417  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.5988   0.3140   0.2854  
< 250K Pop. 0.4031   0.9970   0.9014  
Nonmetro 0.4528   0.3900   0.7919  
Urbanized 0.6463   0.1086   0.0990  
Less Urbanized 0.7050   0.4873   0.8728  
Completely Rural 0.5877   0.1449   0.0258  
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Table 2.56C (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 833 828 811 833 772 799
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 382 340 360 325 349 313
New England 166 156 152 148 147 146
Middle Atlantic 343 301 327 288 318 276
Midwest 289 308 328 344 320 325
East North Central 243 262 258 276 248 264
West North Central 160 156 199 200 196 184
South 531 507 497 530 477 508
South Atlantic 422 377 362 401 351 390
East South Central 154 188 224 197 211 196
West South Central 247 279 254 268 228 264
West 450 428 385 408 354 380
Mountain 198 156 172 161 169 163
Pacific 394 392 345 375 312 343
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,356 1,411 738 754 683 695
Small Metro 970 987 526 558 489 519
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 803 764 411 433 377 393
< 250K Pop. 574 662 325 346 303 331
Nonmetro 759 820 413 443 373 416
Urbanized 474 500 264 264 255 245
Less Urbanized 573 678 303 353 269 331
Completely Rural 362 306 151 177 123 168
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Table 2.56D (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.38 0.38 0.37 0.38 0.35 0.36
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.93 0.82 0.88 0.79 0.85 0.76
New England 1.54 1.44 1.41 1.36 1.36 1.34
Middle Atlantic 1.13 0.99 1.08 0.95 1.05 0.90
Midwest 0.59 0.63 0.67 0.70 0.66 0.66
East North Central 0.71 0.76 0.76 0.80 0.73 0.77
West North Central 1.08 1.06 1.35 1.36 1.33 1.25
South 0.68 0.64 0.63 0.66 0.61 0.64
South Atlantic 1.02 0.89 0.87 0.95 0.85 0.92
East South Central 1.17 1.43 1.71 1.50 1.61 1.49
West South Central 1.03 1.15 1.06 1.10 0.95 1.08
West 0.91 0.85 0.78 0.81 0.72 0.75
Mountain 1.35 1.03 1.17 1.07 1.15 1.08
Pacific 1.14 1.11 0.99 1.06 0.90 0.97
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.57 0.56 0.55 0.52 0.52 0.50
Small Metro 0.64 0.62 0.63 0.69 0.61 0.65
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.77 0.74 0.76 0.84 0.72 0.77
< 250K Pop. 1.14 1.09 1.14 1.18 1.09 1.17
Nonmetro 0.80 0.84 0.81 0.88 0.77 0.85
Urbanized 1.32 1.42 1.29 1.36 1.26 1.36
Less Urbanized 1.11 1.08 1.12 1.19 1.05 1.15
Completely Rural 2.91 2.75 2.47 2.60 2.10 2.56
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Table 2.56P (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.5741   0.9440   0.7142  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.1832   0.2283   0.1342  
New England 0.7787   0.5484   0.3653  
Middle Atlantic 0.1732   0.2947   0.2233  
Midwest 0.0097   0.5706   0.4988  
East North Central 0.0339   0.9650   0.5191  
West North Central 0.1403   0.3404   0.7682  
South 0.2493   0.2470   0.0606  
South Atlantic 0.1755   0.5040   0.4701  
East South Central 0.9911   0.6792   0.4202  
West South Central 0.8437   0.3152   0.0450  
West 0.7329   0.8579   0.8277  
Mountain 0.9444   0.3825   0.5068  
Pacific 0.6940   0.8199   0.9233  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8025   0.8971   0.9937  
Small Metro 0.9045   0.3803   0.4092  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.5755   0.2337   0.2755  
< 250K Pop. 0.6268   0.8581   0.9217  
Nonmetro 0.3874   0.4846   0.8775  
Urbanized 0.5540   0.1371   0.1217  
Less Urbanized 0.7680   0.6087   0.9304  
Completely Rural 0.4461   0.1898   0.0225  
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Table 2.57C (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 669 688 295 324 267 284
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 238 250 93 84 78 67
New England 103 122 37 35 29 28
Middle Atlantic 215 220 86 76 72 62
Midwest 276 282 133 134 126 116
East North Central 223 217 105 98 98 86
West North Central 160 176 83 86 78 75
South 446 455 228 254 206 224
South Atlantic 347 345 158 185 141 168
East South Central 196 188 111 97 107 88
West South Central 203 221 112 135 98 115
West 325 331 111 136 99 114
Mountain 185 159 72 68 64 58
Pacific 262 297 84 118 75 99
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 550 601 164 202 148 166
Small Metro 439 424 195 178 169 157
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 341 312 152 131 133 123
< 250K Pop. 285 285 118 117 101 96
Nonmetro 394 432 186 212 169 192
Urbanized 241 257 120 108 114 100
Less Urbanized 303 354 134 176 115 156
Completely Rural 157 158 74 91 71 83
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Table 2.57D (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.28 0.28 0.12 0.13 0.11 0.12
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.52 0.55 0.20 0.18 0.17 0.15
New England 0.86 1.02 0.31 0.29 0.25 0.23
Middle Atlantic 0.64 0.65 0.26 0.22 0.21 0.18
Midwest 0.51 0.52 0.24 0.24 0.23 0.21
East North Central 0.59 0.57 0.27 0.26 0.26 0.22
West North Central 0.98 1.07 0.51 0.52 0.47 0.46
South 0.51 0.51 0.26 0.29 0.23 0.25
South Atlantic 0.75 0.73 0.34 0.39 0.31 0.36
East South Central 1.35 1.29 0.76 0.67 0.74 0.60
West South Central 0.75 0.81 0.42 0.49 0.36 0.42
West 0.59 0.59 0.20 0.24 0.18 0.20
Mountain 1.13 0.94 0.44 0.40 0.39 0.35
Pacific 0.67 0.75 0.21 0.30 0.19 0.25
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.37 0.39 0.12 0.15 0.11 0.12
Small Metro 0.49 0.49 0.26 0.24 0.22 0.22
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.58 0.57 0.30 0.28 0.27 0.26
< 250K Pop. 0.91 0.90 0.46 0.44 0.40 0.36
Nonmetro 0.73 0.70 0.42 0.45 0.39 0.42
Urbanized 1.09 1.10 0.72 0.57 0.68 0.55
Less Urbanized 0.93 1.03 0.56 0.71 0.51 0.65
Completely Rural 2.64 2.24 1.27 1.67 1.22 1.58
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Table 2.57P (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.6060   0.1022   0.2622  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.3826   0.8434   0.7082  
New England 0.4152   0.4080   0.4532  
Middle Atlantic 0.5548   0.5644   0.4771  
Midwest 0.0424   0.9539   0.8935  
East North Central 0.1916   0.5829   0.7769  
West North Central 0.0957   0.5963   0.6008  
South 0.2976   0.5774   0.5851  
South Atlantic 0.2977   0.6547   0.4735  
East South Central 0.6499   0.7473   0.7507  
West South Central 0.8507   0.4358   0.6978  
West 0.4876   0.0015   0.0230  
Mountain 0.9448   0.0590   0.2868  
Pacific 0.4520   0.0127   0.0489  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.3174   0.0327   0.1767  
Small Metro 0.2622   0.9654   0.9386  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.5282   0.9285   0.9604  
< 250K Pop. 0.2355   0.8925   0.8916  
Nonmetro 0.4351   0.5376   0.6238  
Urbanized 0.8111   0.4886   0.3105  
Less Urbanized 0.3822   0.4658   0.3233  
Completely Rural 0.3186   0.1647   0.2696  
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Table 2.58C (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 58 52 46 44 29 31
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 19 21 15 18 9 11
New England 8 8 7 8 4 6
Middle Atlantic 17 19 13 16 8 10
Midwest 23 24 20 18 11 13
East North Central 17 17 14 14 8 10
West North Central 16 17 13 12 8 9
South 38 37 30 30 23 21
South Atlantic 28 21 22 18 16 12
East South Central 17 17 14 15 11 11
West South Central 20 23 15 19 12 14
West 29 29 23 25 11 16
Mountain 14 15 12 14 4 7
Pacific 25 24 19 20 10 15
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 38 40 31 31 16 19
Small Metro 32 33 24 27 17 18
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 26 23 19 19 13 14
< 250K Pop. 20 25 15 19 11 12
Nonmetro 36 30 26 24 20 19
Urbanized 22 17 17 15 14 12
Less Urbanized 25 24 18 18 12 15
Completely Rural 17 11 10 7 8 5
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Table 2.58D (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.23 0.21 0.18 0.17 0.12 0.12
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.41 0.46 0.33 0.40 0.20 0.25
New England 0.67 0.70 0.57 0.68 0.32 0.50
Middle Atlantic 0.49 0.57 0.39 0.48 0.25 0.29
Midwest 0.41 0.42 0.34 0.32 0.20 0.23
East North Central 0.42 0.43 0.34 0.35 0.20 0.24
West North Central 0.95 0.99 0.81 0.69 0.48 0.51
South 0.42 0.40 0.33 0.32 0.26 0.23
South Atlantic 0.60 0.45 0.47 0.38 0.35 0.25
East South Central 1.20 1.17 0.99 0.98 0.79 0.77
West South Central 0.68 0.78 0.52 0.62 0.41 0.46
West 0.47 0.48 0.37 0.42 0.18 0.27
Mountain 0.81 0.86 0.69 0.81 0.23 0.41
Pacific 0.57 0.57 0.44 0.48 0.24 0.34
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.26 0.27 0.22 0.22 0.12 0.14
Small Metro 0.41 0.42 0.31 0.34 0.22 0.24
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.48 0.43 0.36 0.36 0.25 0.27
< 250K Pop. 0.75 0.92 0.60 0.72 0.46 0.46
Nonmetro 0.72 0.63 0.54 0.53 0.44 0.44
Urbanized 1.17 0.92 0.98 0.83 0.83 0.68
Less Urbanized 0.90 1.00 0.69 0.81 0.51 0.68
Completely Rural 2.52 1.83 1.56 1.32 1.37 1.10
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Table 2.58P (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.8715   0.0782   0.0632  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.1349   0.0368   0.1451  
New England 0.2981   0.1035   0.1709  
Middle Atlantic 0.2433   0.1335   0.3531  
Midwest 0.3583   0.9963   0.4571  
East North Central 0.8871   0.5209   0.1135  
West North Central 0.1806   0.4350   0.4633  
South 0.4807   0.9602   0.7564  
South Atlantic 0.0299   0.1189   0.1381  
East South Central 0.6719   0.5466   0.3171  
West South Central 0.4357   0.2866   0.9261  
West 0.3982   0.0671   0.0073  
Mountain 0.3038   0.1201   0.0501  
Pacific 0.7397   0.2522   0.0435  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.2019   0.1658   0.0141  
Small Metro 0.9202   0.1612   0.8655  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.7236   0.0774   0.5659  
< 250K Pop. 0.5042   0.9788   0.6300  
Nonmetro 0.2928   0.7848   0.4914  
Urbanized 0.3918   0.6147   0.8482  
Less Urbanized 0.6838   0.9962   0.0738  
Completely Rural 0.7257   1.0000   0.2677  
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Table 2.59C (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 120 126 82 86 64 65
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 42 49 31 34 21 26
New England 18 25 16 18 10 15
Middle Atlantic 38 42 26 29 18 21
Midwest 51 54 37 37 27 29
East North Central 41 43 28 29 19 22
West North Central 28 33 24 22 19 20
South 75 78 53 53 45 39
South Atlantic 53 58 36 40 30 30
East South Central 31 29 25 21 21 16
West South Central 43 48 32 28 26 21
West 65 66 39 46 31 31
Mountain 30 30 18 21 15 16
Pacific 56 57 34 41 28 26
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 101 110 60 63 45 42
Small Metro 92 85 56 54 39 43
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 72 64 44 38 29 28
< 250K Pop. 60 58 35 37 26 32
Nonmetro 63 67 41 43 35 33
Urbanized 40 45 22 27 18 19
Less Urbanized 49 50 36 35 29 27
Completely Rural 21 24 15 14 11 12
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Table 2.59D (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.37 0.38 0.25 0.26 0.20 0.20
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.74 0.83 0.54 0.59 0.36 0.44
New England 1.19 1.64 1.10 1.21 0.65 0.99
Middle Atlantic 0.90 0.96 0.61 0.67 0.44 0.48
Midwest 0.68 0.73 0.50 0.50 0.37 0.40
East North Central 0.79 0.85 0.55 0.57 0.38 0.43
West North Central 1.18 1.43 1.04 0.97 0.82 0.87
South 0.64 0.66 0.46 0.45 0.38 0.34
South Atlantic 0.90 0.99 0.62 0.68 0.52 0.51
East South Central 1.58 1.54 1.26 1.11 1.10 0.85
West South Central 1.10 1.22 0.83 0.71 0.65 0.55
West 0.85 0.84 0.51 0.59 0.41 0.39
Mountain 1.29 1.29 0.76 0.88 0.63 0.66
Pacific 1.06 1.05 0.65 0.74 0.53 0.48
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.49 0.54 0.32 0.34 0.25 0.23
Small Metro 0.68 0.65 0.48 0.48 0.35 0.39
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.80 0.76 0.55 0.53 0.39 0.40
< 250K Pop. 1.27 1.28 0.91 0.94 0.70 0.86
Nonmetro 0.96 0.98 0.73 0.72 0.65 0.58
Urbanized 1.41 1.42 0.93 0.94 0.78 0.82
Less Urbanized 1.46 1.47 1.26 1.17 1.07 0.92
Completely Rural 2.60 3.28 2.45 2.29 2.20 1.96
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Table 2.59P (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.2505   0.5485   0.6674  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.4890   0.3543   0.1484  
New England 0.9173   0.8172   0.2846  
Middle Atlantic 0.4583   0.3305   0.2996  
Midwest 0.3121   0.7098   0.6697  
East North Central 0.6453   0.7996   0.6967  
West North Central 0.2929   0.8051   0.3188  
South 0.9489   0.4918   0.3709  
South Atlantic 0.8493   0.8202   0.9740  
East South Central 0.4717   0.8023   0.7350  
West South Central 0.9383   0.2288   0.2396  
West 0.4141   0.0913   0.5364  
Mountain 0.8557   0.0292   0.3502  
Pacific 0.4324   0.3936   0.8219  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.7682   0.8290   0.4462  
Small Metro 0.0341   0.7707   0.2703  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2167   0.6304   0.5753  
< 250K Pop. 0.0693   0.9262   0.2962  
Nonmetro 0.6137   0.4568   0.5023  
Urbanized 0.7578   0.2388   0.7659  
Less Urbanized 0.3048   0.9294   0.8501  
Completely Rural 0.1706   0.6837   0.3009  
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Table 2.60C (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 645 668 277 301 256 267
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 227 240 82 76 72 63
New England 99 116 30 29 26 25
Middle Atlantic 206 212 76 71 67 57
Midwest 267 271 126 125 121 109
East North Central 218 208 100 93 95 82
West North Central 152 170 76 79 74 69
South 434 450 216 241 197 216
South Atlantic 336 343 150 177 137 163
East South Central 188 183 107 90 105 82
West South Central 196 215 109 129 94 113
West 310 323 97 121 92 106
Mountain 181 150 66 64 62 55
Pacific 247 292 70 104 67 93
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 532 565 155 182 143 156
Small Metro 406 406 180 163 163 147
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 321 300 140 122 128 117
< 250K Pop. 260 267 110 104 98 86
Nonmetro 373 408 174 197 162 182
Urbanized 226 241 113 101 108 96
Less Urbanized 279 329 119 161 107 145
Completely Rural 148 143 68 84 67 79
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Table 2.60D (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.35 0.36 0.15 0.16 0.14 0.14
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.64 0.68 0.23 0.22 0.20 0.18
New England 1.07 1.25 0.32 0.31 0.28 0.26
Middle Atlantic 0.79 0.81 0.29 0.27 0.26 0.22
Midwest 0.65 0.65 0.30 0.30 0.29 0.26
East North Central 0.75 0.71 0.35 0.32 0.33 0.28
West North Central 1.22 1.36 0.61 0.64 0.59 0.55
South 0.65 0.66 0.32 0.35 0.30 0.32
South Atlantic 0.94 0.94 0.42 0.48 0.38 0.45
East South Central 1.69 1.63 0.97 0.80 0.94 0.73
West South Central 0.98 1.05 0.54 0.63 0.47 0.55
West 0.74 0.76 0.23 0.28 0.22 0.25
Mountain 1.47 1.18 0.53 0.50 0.50 0.44
Pacific 0.84 0.98 0.24 0.35 0.23 0.31
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.47 0.48 0.15 0.17 0.14 0.15
Small Metro 0.62 0.65 0.32 0.30 0.29 0.27
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.73 0.76 0.38 0.36 0.34 0.34
< 250K Pop. 1.16 1.18 0.58 0.54 0.52 0.44
Nonmetro 0.92 0.88 0.52 0.55 0.49 0.51
Urbanized 1.36 1.38 0.90 0.73 0.87 0.70
Less Urbanized 1.17 1.28 0.67 0.84 0.62 0.78
Completely Rural 3.30 2.77 1.52 2.05 1.49 1.96
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Table 2.60P (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.4799   0.1875   0.3801  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.3739   0.2702   0.2469  
New England 0.4551   0.7224   0.9882  
Middle Atlantic 0.5257   0.1844   0.2144  
Midwest 0.0682   0.8356   0.7569  
East North Central 0.2098   0.5645   0.8298  
West North Central 0.1609   0.7262   0.4554  
South 0.2801   0.4490   0.4421  
South Atlantic 0.2281   0.5510   0.3890  
East South Central 0.7451   0.7217   0.7043  
West South Central 0.9044   0.3373   0.5196  
West 0.4342   0.0116   0.0621  
Mountain 0.9931   0.2713   0.4976  
Pacific 0.3678   0.0267   0.0850  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.3976   0.0474   0.1851  
Small Metro 0.5033   0.8199   0.8526  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.7021   0.7581   0.8128  
< 250K Pop. 0.4715   0.9619   0.9629  
Nonmetro 0.3692   0.6278   0.7670  
Urbanized 0.9088   0.3298   0.2944  
Less Urbanized 0.3103   0.4100   0.4321  
Completely Rural 0.3906   0.1845   0.2982  
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Table 2.61C (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 667 685 289 320 264 281
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 237 248 92 82 77 66
New England 104 122 37 35 29 28
Middle Atlantic 214 217 84 75 71 61
Midwest 275 279 131 131 124 114
East North Central 223 215 104 97 97 85
West North Central 158 174 80 83 76 74
South 443 457 223 252 204 222
South Atlantic 343 348 155 183 140 166
East South Central 193 187 110 95 107 86
West South Central 202 221 111 135 97 115
West 322 332 106 131 98 112
Mountain 184 157 70 67 64 58
Pacific 260 298 79 114 74 97
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 546 592 161 197 148 163
Small Metro 433 419 191 174 168 155
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 338 309 148 128 132 121
< 250K Pop. 279 281 116 115 100 94
Nonmetro 387 426 180 208 165 190
Urbanized 235 251 117 105 111 99
Less Urbanized 292 348 127 172 112 152
Completely Rural 154 153 71 90 69 84
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Table 2.61D (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.31 0.31 0.13 0.14 0.12 0.13
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.58 0.60 0.22 0.20 0.19 0.16
New England 0.97 1.12 0.35 0.32 0.27 0.25
Middle Atlantic 0.71 0.71 0.28 0.25 0.23 0.20
Midwest 0.56 0.57 0.27 0.27 0.25 0.23
East North Central 0.66 0.63 0.30 0.28 0.29 0.25
West North Central 1.07 1.18 0.54 0.56 0.52 0.50
South 0.56 0.57 0.28 0.32 0.26 0.28
South Atlantic 0.83 0.82 0.37 0.43 0.34 0.39
East South Central 1.48 1.42 0.84 0.72 0.81 0.65
West South Central 0.84 0.91 0.46 0.56 0.40 0.47
West 0.65 0.66 0.22 0.26 0.20 0.22
Mountain 1.25 1.04 0.48 0.44 0.44 0.38
Pacific 0.75 0.84 0.23 0.32 0.21 0.27
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.41 0.43 0.14 0.16 0.12 0.13
Small Metro 0.54 0.55 0.28 0.27 0.25 0.24
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.64 0.64 0.33 0.31 0.30 0.29
< 250K Pop. 1.01 1.01 0.50 0.50 0.44 0.40
Nonmetro 0.82 0.78 0.46 0.50 0.43 0.46
Urbanized 1.20 1.21 0.78 0.63 0.75 0.61
Less Urbanized 1.03 1.13 0.61 0.77 0.55 0.70
Completely Rural 2.95 2.48 1.39 1.89 1.36 1.79
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Table 2.61P (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.6371   0.1603   0.3528  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.4625   0.5407   0.5484  
New England 0.4788   0.6558   0.6249  
Middle Atlantic 0.6277   0.3821   0.3902  
Midwest 0.0484   0.9537   0.8318  
East North Central 0.1853   0.6447   0.9068  
West North Central 0.1206   0.6625   0.6508  
South 0.2764   0.5717   0.5636  
South Atlantic 0.2396   0.5338   0.3982  
East South Central 0.6630   0.6817   0.6617  
West South Central 0.9154   0.5258   0.7062  
West 0.5570   0.0032   0.0497  
Mountain 0.9813   0.1029   0.3807  
Pacific 0.4900   0.0166   0.0844  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.3780   0.0514   0.2786  
Small Metro 0.2904   0.8859   0.9430  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.5329   0.8850   0.9190  
< 250K Pop. 0.2871   0.8962   0.8354  
Nonmetro 0.4301   0.5552   0.6925  
Urbanized 0.8667   0.4367   0.3155  
Less Urbanized 0.4264   0.4570   0.4299  
Completely Rural 0.3055   0.1677   0.2356  
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Table 2.62C (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 852 874 481 470 354 352
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 350 382 208 205 153 148
New England 161 196 85 98 66 70
Middle Atlantic 311 327 190 180 138 130
Midwest 345 339 215 207 171 147
East North Central 280 269 167 177 129 123
West North Central 197 210 131 113 111 83
South 536 493 302 294 223 227
South Atlantic 426 377 217 222 161 162
East South Central 205 179 130 117 104 95
West South Central 258 255 157 155 110 124
West 430 448 234 237 158 176
Mountain 215 197 106 106 62 81
Pacific 370 397 205 212 145 156
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 884 966 412 416 281 301
Small Metro 635 649 259 275 177 188
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 511 491 223 205 159 143
< 250K Pop. 411 438 146 185 90 114
Nonmetro 494 500 204 192 136 127
Urbanized 300 300 123 122 84 78
Less Urbanized 361 410 155 144 98 98
Completely Rural 250 213 76 79 60 50
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Table 2.62D (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.35 0.36 0.20 0.19 0.15 0.14
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.77 0.83 0.46 0.45 0.34 0.32
New England 1.35 1.63 0.71 0.82 0.55 0.58
Middle Atlantic 0.92 0.97 0.56 0.53 0.41 0.39
Midwest 0.63 0.62 0.39 0.38 0.31 0.27
East North Central 0.73 0.70 0.44 0.46 0.34 0.32
West North Central 1.20 1.28 0.79 0.69 0.68 0.51
South 0.61 0.55 0.34 0.33 0.25 0.25
South Atlantic 0.92 0.80 0.47 0.47 0.35 0.34
East South Central 1.41 1.23 0.90 0.80 0.72 0.65
West South Central 0.96 0.93 0.58 0.57 0.41 0.45
West 0.78 0.79 0.42 0.42 0.28 0.31
Mountain 1.31 1.17 0.64 0.63 0.38 0.48
Pacific 0.95 1.00 0.53 0.53 0.37 0.39
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.50 0.51 0.29 0.29 0.21 0.22
Small Metro 0.62 0.58 0.33 0.34 0.24 0.24
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.72 0.70 0.42 0.39 0.32 0.29
< 250K Pop. 1.15 0.99 0.54 0.63 0.36 0.41
Nonmetro 0.75 0.75 0.43 0.41 0.30 0.28
Urbanized 1.11 1.06 0.70 0.65 0.51 0.44
Less Urbanized 0.97 1.12 0.63 0.56 0.42 0.41
Completely Rural 3.09 2.46 1.20 1.41 1.05 0.99
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Table 2.62P (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.6115   0.5998   0.8482  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.6378   0.8187   0.9580  
New England 0.4766   0.5581   0.7790  
Middle Atlantic 0.8862   0.9779   0.8441  
Midwest 0.0229   0.8282   0.6749  
East North Central 0.0535   0.5790   0.9415  
West North Central 0.1940   0.2680   0.4234  
South 0.9629   0.3891   0.4325  
South Atlantic 0.8226   0.3990   0.0981  
East South Central 0.3191   0.6253   0.7684  
West South Central 0.6219   0.9805   0.5536  
West 0.5760   0.9971   0.3085  
Mountain 0.8719   0.3397   0.1688  
Pacific 0.4690   0.6351   0.6467  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.9415   0.8639   0.3971  
Small Metro 0.4495   0.9619   0.2622  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2350   0.3658   0.0258  
< 250K Pop. 0.7879   0.1740   0.2051  
Nonmetro 0.6383   0.2855   0.3665  
Urbanized 0.5514   0.4578   0.5908  
Less Urbanized 0.9377   0.3025   0.4883  
Completely Rural 0.8449   0.7871   0.8244  
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Table 2.63C (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 79 74 67 63 46 41
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31 32 26 28 17 19
New England 15 15 13 14 8 9
Middle Atlantic 27 28 23 24 15 16
Midwest 32 31 28 24 21 18
East North Central 25 23 22 18 15 13
West North Central 18 20 18 15 15 12
South 47 47 37 40 26 26
South Atlantic 35 33 28 28 21 18
East South Central 17 18 14 14 9 10
West South Central 26 27 21 21 13 14
West 44 40 41 34 24 21
Mountain 24 19 22 17 12 11
Pacific 37 35 34 29 20 18
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 65 65 54 52 34 34
Small Metro 47 45 38 37 23 22
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 39 37 31 28 18 18
< 250K Pop. 26 26 21 23 15 13
Nonmetro 38 33 33 27 21 18
Urbanized 21 20 18 16 12 9
Less Urbanized 27 26 20 21 13 14
Completely Rural 20 12 16 9 11 6
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Table 2.63D (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.31 0.29 0.27 0.25 0.18 0.16
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.69 0.72 0.57 0.61 0.38 0.42
New England 1.31 1.32 1.10 1.20 0.68 0.79
Middle Atlantic 0.81 0.85 0.67 0.71 0.46 0.49
Midwest 0.56 0.54 0.50 0.43 0.37 0.32
East North Central 0.63 0.58 0.56 0.46 0.38 0.33
West North Central 1.09 1.19 1.07 0.91 0.89 0.71
South 0.52 0.51 0.41 0.43 0.29 0.29
South Atlantic 0.75 0.71 0.60 0.61 0.45 0.39
East South Central 1.17 1.24 1.00 0.95 0.61 0.70
West South Central 0.88 0.88 0.71 0.70 0.45 0.47
West 0.73 0.66 0.67 0.56 0.39 0.34
Mountain 1.35 1.04 1.24 0.95 0.70 0.61
Pacific 0.85 0.83 0.78 0.68 0.46 0.41
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.42 0.43 0.37 0.36 0.24 0.24
Small Metro 0.55 0.51 0.46 0.43 0.30 0.28
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.67 0.65 0.56 0.51 0.35 0.34
< 250K Pop. 0.91 0.84 0.77 0.80 0.59 0.50
Nonmetro 0.74 0.65 0.68 0.57 0.47 0.40
Urbanized 1.12 0.99 1.01 0.83 0.71 0.51
Less Urbanized 1.01 0.97 0.80 0.87 0.58 0.65
Completely Rural 2.47 1.95 2.56 1.61 1.91 1.19
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Table 2.63P (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.3630   0.2514   0.7808  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.3398   0.3561   0.4719  
New England 0.6540   0.7881   0.3615  
Middle Atlantic 0.1847   0.2248   0.7508  
Midwest 0.0666   0.0983   0.9668  
East North Central 0.1128   0.1525   0.9433  
West North Central 0.3203   0.4137   0.9616  
South 0.6866   0.6483   0.6289  
South Atlantic 0.8597   0.9458   0.4389  
East South Central 0.9817   0.7654   0.4238  
West South Central 0.3664   0.5780   0.6747  
West 0.5027   0.2785   0.5894  
Mountain 0.0701   0.1226   0.5589  
Pacific 0.8376   0.6553   0.7508  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8100   0.4431   0.9853  
Small Metro 0.4508   0.6680   0.8818  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.4525   0.5577   0.9299  
< 250K Pop. 0.7824   0.9531   0.7187  
Nonmetro 0.4361   0.4226   0.6621  
Urbanized 0.3509   0.2099   0.2059  
Less Urbanized 0.5729   0.5198   0.5040  
Completely Rural 0.1252   0.2720   0.6549  
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Table 2.64C (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 152 158 123 131 92 94
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 60 63 51 54 36 39
New England 26 31 23 26 19 18
Middle Atlantic 53 56 44 48 29 34
Midwest 56 63 53 57 40 41
East North Central 43 51 42 45 32 35
West North Central 33 36 32 35 24 22
South 97 98 77 80 57 58
South Atlantic 71 77 54 62 41 42
East South Central 32 33 29 27 22 22
West South Central 52 54 43 46 29 34
West 86 83 70 76 53 51
Mountain 40 37 33 32 23 27
Pacific 76 74 62 68 48 44
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 181 191 122 130 77 88
Small Metro 147 141 103 100 64 57
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 120 114 85 78 56 43
< 250K Pop. 88 85 60 64 35 38
Nonmetro 86 99 58 72 38 41
Urbanized 62 73 41 50 25 26
Less Urbanized 60 73 43 53 28 30
Completely Rural 27 28 20 17 9 13
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Table 2.64D (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.47 0.48 0.38 0.40 0.28 0.29
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.05 1.08 0.89 0.92 0.63 0.66
New England 1.71 2.02 1.57 1.69 1.26 1.19
Middle Atlantic 1.26 1.28 1.05 1.10 0.69 0.79
Midwest 0.75 0.85 0.71 0.77 0.54 0.56
East North Central 0.84 0.99 0.81 0.88 0.63 0.68
West North Central 1.42 1.56 1.36 1.51 1.02 0.97
South 0.83 0.84 0.66 0.68 0.48 0.50
South Atlantic 1.22 1.30 0.93 1.05 0.71 0.71
East South Central 1.67 1.73 1.46 1.42 1.14 1.18
West South Central 1.33 1.37 1.09 1.18 0.75 0.87
West 1.12 1.07 0.92 0.97 0.69 0.66
Mountain 1.70 1.59 1.43 1.38 0.99 1.14
Pacific 1.43 1.35 1.17 1.25 0.91 0.80
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.68 0.68 0.54 0.56 0.39 0.42
Small Metro 0.83 0.84 0.70 0.72 0.52 0.49
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1.04 1.02 0.86 0.88 0.66 0.57
< 250K Pop. 1.41 1.49 1.23 1.27 0.86 0.86
Nonmetro 1.02 1.09 0.83 0.97 0.68 0.65
Urbanized 1.52 1.49 1.39 1.32 1.03 0.93
Less Urbanized 1.48 1.62 1.29 1.41 1.02 0.93
Completely Rural 2.42 3.19 2.20 2.95 1.59 2.26
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Table 2.64P (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.9510   0.9401   0.7207  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.7725   0.8930   0.1470  
New England 0.7394   0.7044   0.0761  
Middle Atlantic 0.6219   0.9595   0.4997  
Midwest 0.6774   0.5393   0.1074  
East North Central 0.2444   0.5504   0.1551  
West North Central 0.4395   0.8094   0.4332  
South 0.6659   0.7572   0.8841  
South Atlantic 0.6624   0.7406   0.5270  
East South Central 0.5660   0.6808   0.3599  
West South Central 0.0937   0.7330   0.6542  
West 0.7334   0.9553   0.7916  
Mountain 0.7039   0.6113   0.7988  
Pacific 0.8247   0.8448   0.8626  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.7167   0.5074   0.2123  
Small Metro 0.5858   0.9009   0.0617  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.3106   0.8661   0.0142  
< 250K Pop. 0.6464   0.9931   0.9424  
Nonmetro 0.9272   0.1372   0.1696  
Urbanized 0.4697   0.2484   0.3950  
Less Urbanized 0.5298   0.1726   0.3394  
Completely Rural 0.7685   0.5867   0.6276  
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Table 2.65C (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 822 826 450 432 335 332
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 344 364 192 190 145 143
New England 159 193 75 92 59 66
Middle Atlantic 306 308 177 166 132 128
Midwest 336 324 201 185 164 136
East North Central 277 255 158 162 125 114
West North Central 188 204 121 100 104 76
South 519 477 282 271 213 214
South Atlantic 409 369 203 206 152 152
East South Central 200 179 126 109 100 90
West South Central 244 240 145 142 105 118
West 408 430 212 222 142 167
Mountain 202 189 95 96 52 75
Pacific 352 380 189 200 132 148
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 844 914 384 382 264 278
Small Metro 596 600 229 246 165 178
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 477 450 199 179 149 137
< 250K Pop. 379 402 121 165 79 104
Nonmetro 463 469 181 162 127 115
Urbanized 279 277 109 97 77 69
Less Urbanized 334 373 138 116 91 87
Completely Rural 235 195 67 70 56 46
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Table 2.65D (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.44 0.44 0.24 0.23 0.18 0.18
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.97 1.02 0.54 0.53 0.41 0.40
New England 1.71 2.06 0.81 0.98 0.64 0.71
Middle Atlantic 1.17 1.18 0.68 0.64 0.51 0.49
Midwest 0.81 0.78 0.49 0.44 0.40 0.33
East North Central 0.96 0.87 0.55 0.55 0.43 0.39
West North Central 1.51 1.64 0.97 0.80 0.84 0.61
South 0.78 0.70 0.42 0.40 0.32 0.31
South Atlantic 1.15 1.01 0.57 0.56 0.43 0.42
East South Central 1.80 1.59 1.14 0.97 0.90 0.80
West South Central 1.22 1.18 0.72 0.69 0.53 0.58
West 0.98 1.01 0.51 0.52 0.34 0.39
Mountain 1.64 1.48 0.77 0.75 0.42 0.59
Pacific 1.20 1.27 0.64 0.67 0.45 0.50
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.63 0.63 0.36 0.35 0.26 0.26
Small Metro 0.79 0.73 0.40 0.42 0.30 0.31
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.92 0.88 0.51 0.48 0.40 0.38
< 250K Pop. 1.46 1.26 0.62 0.80 0.42 0.52
Nonmetro 0.94 0.94 0.53 0.46 0.38 0.34
Urbanized 1.38 1.39 0.85 0.71 0.62 0.52
Less Urbanized 1.24 1.38 0.77 0.62 0.53 0.48
Completely Rural 3.88 2.92 1.49 1.69 1.29 1.17
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Table 2.65P (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.6269   0.6969   0.8028  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.6884   0.9842   0.7679  
New England 0.5007   0.5913   0.9480  
Middle Atlantic 0.9444   0.8110   0.7661  
Midwest 0.0230   0.8907   0.3901  
East North Central 0.0406   0.5167   0.7543  
West North Central 0.2664   0.2492   0.3107  
South 0.9496   0.4870   0.4598  
South Atlantic 0.7156   0.4455   0.1532  
East South Central 0.3402   0.6154   0.9784  
West South Central 0.9578   0.8295   0.5821  
West 0.6008   0.8511   0.2784  
Mountain 0.9589   0.1142   0.1154  
Pacific 0.5337   0.5775   0.6586  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.9080   0.9326   0.5797  
Small Metro 0.4609   0.9223   0.5978  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.1873   0.3218   0.1123  
< 250K Pop. 0.6249   0.1092   0.1298  
Nonmetro 0.6033   0.1621   0.2186  
Urbanized 0.7267   0.3919   0.5684  
Less Urbanized 0.6924   0.1321   0.2988  
Completely Rural 0.9454   0.5725   0.7670  
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Table 2.66C (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 847 862 478 462 351 348
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 352 380 205 202 153 146
New England 161 196 84 96 65 68
Middle Atlantic 313 324 187 177 138 129
Midwest 345 335 213 204 171 146
East North Central 280 264 167 175 130 123
West North Central 196 208 128 111 109 81
South 531 487 298 292 220 225
South Atlantic 417 373 212 222 157 160
East South Central 203 179 132 116 105 93
West South Central 254 250 155 154 109 125
West 421 444 233 234 155 175
Mountain 210 195 104 103 59 80
Pacific 362 393 205 209 143 155
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 879 955 407 407 278 297
Small Metro 624 634 253 267 174 185
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 500 480 216 199 155 142
< 250K Pop. 404 427 142 180 89 111
Nonmetro 482 493 197 187 134 125
Urbanized 290 295 118 118 82 77
Less Urbanized 352 402 149 139 97 96
Completely Rural 244 207 72 76 58 49
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Table 2.66D (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.39 0.39 0.22 0.21 0.16 0.16
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.86 0.92 0.50 0.49 0.37 0.35
New England 1.49 1.81 0.78 0.89 0.60 0.63
Middle Atlantic 1.03 1.06 0.62 0.58 0.46 0.42
Midwest 0.71 0.68 0.44 0.42 0.35 0.30
East North Central 0.82 0.77 0.49 0.51 0.38 0.36
West North Central 1.33 1.41 0.87 0.75 0.74 0.55
South 0.68 0.61 0.38 0.37 0.28 0.28
South Atlantic 1.01 0.88 0.51 0.52 0.38 0.38
East South Central 1.55 1.36 1.01 0.89 0.80 0.71
West South Central 1.06 1.03 0.65 0.63 0.45 0.51
West 0.85 0.88 0.47 0.46 0.31 0.35
Mountain 1.43 1.29 0.71 0.68 0.40 0.53
Pacific 1.04 1.11 0.59 0.59 0.41 0.44
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.56 0.56 0.33 0.32 0.23 0.24
Small Metro 0.68 0.64 0.36 0.37 0.26 0.27
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.79 0.76 0.46 0.43 0.35 0.32
< 250K Pop. 1.27 1.10 0.60 0.70 0.40 0.46
Nonmetro 0.82 0.83 0.48 0.45 0.34 0.31
Urbanized 1.21 1.20 0.76 0.71 0.56 0.49
Less Urbanized 1.08 1.23 0.69 0.61 0.48 0.45
Completely Rural 3.42 2.63 1.33 1.56 1.15 1.08
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Table 2.66P (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.6263   0.7034   0.8666  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.7216   0.9128   0.9733  
New England 0.4586   0.5246   0.6870  
Middle Atlantic 1.0000   0.8539   0.8743  
Midwest 0.0322   0.9868   0.6713  
East North Central 0.0664   0.4668   0.9536  
West North Central 0.2335   0.3105   0.4214  
South 0.9773   0.4177   0.4599  
South Atlantic 0.7798   0.3981   0.1130  
East South Central 0.3041   0.6562   0.8311  
West South Central 0.6861   0.9559   0.5204  
West 0.5602   0.8651   0.2718  
Mountain 0.9953   0.2162   0.1386  
Pacific 0.5080   0.6768   0.6178  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.9635   0.9359   0.3986  
Small Metro 0.5380   0.9039   0.2741  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2794   0.4069   0.0249  
< 250K Pop. 0.7183   0.1756   0.1788  
Nonmetro 0.5859   0.3359   0.3973  
Urbanized 0.6050   0.5735   0.7128  
Less Urbanized 0.7625   0.2537   0.4208  
Completely Rural 0.9304   0.6359   0.8830  
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Table 2.67C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 649 671 917 914 975 968
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 259 263 380 356 432 399
New England 116 106 179 165 197 187
Middle Atlantic 231 241 335 313 386 354
Midwest 210 227 343 332 377 369
East North Central 168 186 286 267 294 290
West North Central 128 131 187 203 226 223
South 426 422 579 606 592 647
South Atlantic 330 301 449 466 470 504
East South Central 159 173 218 211 223 200
West South Central 215 236 286 313 285 319
West 370 353 460 462 505 501
Mountain 141 136 198 203 222 228
Pacific 340 326 414 412 456 442
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,586 1,663 1,414 1,463 1,239 1,247
Small Metro 1,139 1,155 968 957 818 792
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 927 905 806 776 681 648
< 250K Pop. 708 770 556 600 466 491
Nonmetro 915 933 689 735 566 619
Urbanized 590 597 458 462 396 370
Less Urbanized 683 751 506 585 394 489
Completely Rural 426 400 323 314 270 258
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Table 2.67D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.27 0.27 0.38 0.37 0.40 0.39
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.57 0.57 0.83 0.78 0.95 0.87
New England 0.97 0.88 1.50 1.37 1.64 1.56
Middle Atlantic 0.69 0.71 1.00 0.93 1.15 1.05
Midwest 0.38 0.41 0.63 0.61 0.69 0.67
East North Central 0.44 0.49 0.75 0.70 0.77 0.76
West North Central 0.78 0.80 1.14 1.24 1.37 1.36
South 0.49 0.47 0.66 0.68 0.68 0.73
South Atlantic 0.72 0.64 0.97 0.99 1.02 1.07
East South Central 1.10 1.18 1.50 1.44 1.54 1.37
West South Central 0.80 0.87 1.06 1.15 1.06 1.17
West 0.67 0.62 0.83 0.82 0.91 0.89
Mountain 0.86 0.81 1.21 1.21 1.35 1.35
Pacific 0.87 0.82 1.06 1.04 1.17 1.12
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.38 0.38 0.53 0.52 0.58 0.55
Small Metro 0.47 0.45 0.67 0.66 0.69 0.71
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.58 0.56 0.79 0.75 0.78 0.80
< 250K Pop. 0.81 0.83 1.19 1.25 1.30 1.34
Nonmetro 0.63 0.64 0.82 0.86 0.84 0.86
Urbanized 1.00 0.96 1.38 1.36 1.45 1.33
Less Urbanized 0.86 0.98 1.10 1.29 1.14 1.30
Completely Rural 2.16 1.96 3.38 2.55 3.28 2.76
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Table 2.67P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.5229   0.4233   0.1199  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.4647   0.5133   0.2802  
New England 0.6343   0.7186   0.4313  
Middle Atlantic 0.3005   0.5837   0.4185  
Midwest 0.0474   0.1638   0.0956  
East North Central 0.3075   0.4848   0.1174  
West North Central 0.0569   0.1600   0.4763  
South 0.8156   0.9082   0.3833  
South Atlantic 0.3901   0.3761   0.2204  
East South Central 1.0000   0.9440   0.2292  
West South Central 0.4241   0.1526   0.3578  
West 0.3461   0.2125   0.1118  
Mountain 0.4458   0.0186   0.0336  
Pacific 0.1900   0.7701   0.4788  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.8165   0.3401   0.2770  
Small Metro 0.4388   0.2960   0.0545  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.1299   0.1681   0.0065  
< 250K Pop. 0.4155   0.9156   0.7077  
Nonmetro 0.8764   0.2108   0.4872  
Urbanized 0.8651   0.9144   0.2743  
Less Urbanized 0.8212   0.4228   0.2199  
Completely Rural 0.8256   0.1536   0.2816  
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Table 2.68C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 111 112 105 106 81 82
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 46 46 43 43 36 38
New England 22 21 20 19 17 18
Middle Atlantic 40 41 38 39 32 33
Midwest 44 43 43 41 33 32
East North Central 35 35 35 33 26 25
West North Central 26 25 24 24 20 20
South 71 69 66 66 49 51
South Atlantic 52 51 48 48 37 39
East South Central 25 26 24 24 17 16
West South Central 38 39 37 40 27 28
West 63 64 58 59 44 43
Mountain 25 27 23 25 18 21
Pacific 57 58 54 53 41 38
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 132 119 118 104 72 71
Small Metro 86 91 75 80 48 51
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 71 70 64 62 41 41
< 250K Pop. 51 58 42 51 27 30
Nonmetro 74 63 64 54 42 35
Urbanized 45 41 37 35 23 21
Less Urbanized 58 48 49 41 33 27
Completely Rural 26 22 24 17 19 11
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Table 2.68D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.44 0.44 0.41 0.42 0.32 0.32
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.02 1.01 0.95 0.96 0.79 0.84
New England 1.89 1.79 1.74 1.65 1.43 1.53
Middle Atlantic 1.20 1.21 1.13 1.15 0.95 0.99
Midwest 0.78 0.76 0.75 0.71 0.58 0.57
East North Central 0.87 0.88 0.86 0.83 0.64 0.64
West North Central 1.55 1.50 1.48 1.40 1.22 1.21
South 0.78 0.75 0.73 0.73 0.54 0.56
South Atlantic 1.12 1.09 1.03 1.03 0.80 0.85
East South Central 1.74 1.73 1.68 1.61 1.17 1.07
West South Central 1.28 1.30 1.23 1.33 0.90 0.93
West 1.03 1.06 0.96 0.98 0.73 0.72
Mountain 1.44 1.52 1.32 1.42 1.01 1.15
Pacific 1.33 1.35 1.25 1.24 0.94 0.89
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.65 0.64 0.61 0.60 0.46 0.47
Small Metro 0.72 0.81 0.68 0.78 0.53 0.60
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.87 0.99 0.85 0.94 0.66 0.72
< 250K Pop. 1.28 1.31 1.16 1.30 0.88 1.03
Nonmetro 1.09 0.94 1.02 0.88 0.78 0.68
Urbanized 1.82 1.40 1.66 1.31 1.18 1.01
Less Urbanized 1.40 1.43 1.31 1.31 1.06 1.00
Completely Rural 3.35 2.48 3.14 2.29 2.98 1.77
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Table 2.68P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.7448   0.5327   0.7866  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.0027   0.0012   0.2538  
New England 0.0809   0.0664   0.5954  
Middle Atlantic 0.0122   0.0063   0.3121  
Midwest 0.1310   0.0429   0.0590  
East North Central 0.5022   0.1172   0.2618  
West North Central 0.0849   0.1870   0.0936  
South 0.2122   0.1630   0.5178  
South Atlantic 0.6763   0.7465   0.4190  
East South Central 0.9157   0.6216   0.7392  
West South Central 0.0782   0.0934   0.0390  
West 0.7044   0.5332   0.0913  
Mountain 0.5433   0.4487   0.9610  
Pacific 0.8725   0.7263   0.0630  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.6010   0.9257   0.1628  
Small Metro 0.3187   0.5686   0.4204  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.1388   0.1369   0.1919  
< 250K Pop. 0.7030   0.2344   0.6369  
Nonmetro 0.5650   0.3244   0.3089  
Urbanized 0.8366   0.8570   0.7065  
Less Urbanized 0.5451   0.2112   0.3157  
Completely Rural 0.9811   0.4982   0.8878  
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Table 2.69C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 114 116 139 140 166 168
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 44 47 55 57 71 69
New England 21 22 24 27 37 31
Middle Atlantic 38 42 48 50 58 62
Midwest 43 41 50 50 66 66
East North Central 35 35 41 43 55 58
West North Central 24 22 28 26 35 32
South 68 71 82 89 98 104
South Atlantic 51 57 59 66 73 76
East South Central 26 24 34 27 35 37
West South Central 35 36 46 50 54 60
West 67 65 80 77 91 88
Mountain 35 33 39 37 44 41
Pacific 57 55 69 66 79 78
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 295 343 281 323 247 282
Small Metro 231 227 220 218 197 196
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 193 189 183 182 170 165
< 250K Pop. 140 130 131 124 108 111
Nonmetro 140 157 132 145 105 122
Urbanized 101 127 99 117 78 96
Less Urbanized 98 111 90 103 72 82
Completely Rural 45 45 39 42 25 33
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Table 2.69D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.35 0.35 0.43 0.43 0.51 0.51
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.77 0.81 0.97 0.97 1.24 1.18
New England 1.42 1.45 1.60 1.80 2.50 2.05
Middle Atlantic 0.90 0.96 1.15 1.14 1.37 1.42
Midwest 0.58 0.55 0.68 0.68 0.88 0.90
East North Central 0.69 0.69 0.81 0.84 1.07 1.13
West North Central 1.03 0.95 1.21 1.14 1.52 1.42
South 0.58 0.61 0.70 0.76 0.84 0.89
South Atlantic 0.87 0.98 1.00 1.13 1.26 1.30
East South Central 1.35 1.26 1.75 1.45 1.82 1.98
West South Central 0.89 0.91 1.17 1.29 1.38 1.52
West 0.88 0.83 1.05 0.99 1.20 1.13
Mountain 1.49 1.38 1.67 1.57 1.86 1.73
Pacific 1.09 1.01 1.30 1.22 1.51 1.42
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.51 0.52 0.63 0.62 0.74 0.71
Small Metro 0.59 0.61 0.71 0.73 0.91 0.94
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.77 0.78 0.91 0.91 1.17 1.19
< 250K Pop. 0.88 0.96 1.13 1.17 1.41 1.43
Nonmetro 0.74 0.76 0.85 0.99 1.00 1.17
Urbanized 1.08 1.14 1.27 1.38 1.65 1.71
Less Urbanized 1.12 1.11 1.22 1.50 1.31 1.66
Completely Rural 2.26 2.28 3.04 2.66 2.82 3.56
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Table 2.69P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.1061   0.1094   0.1132  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.7309   0.3535   0.3082  
New England 0.6595   0.9853   0.6000  
Middle Atlantic 0.8624   0.2898   0.3623  
Midwest 0.3411   0.2288   0.5598  
East North Central 0.4339   0.4436   0.5750  
West North Central 0.5893   0.2973   0.8325  
South 0.9371   0.9877   0.7522  
South Atlantic 0.3122   0.4416   0.7809  
East South Central 0.2930   0.1404   0.1954  
West South Central 0.5535   0.9548   0.5291  
West 0.0389   0.1395   0.1646  
Mountain 0.7441   0.9361   0.7417  
Pacific 0.0302   0.1061   0.0853  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.0723   0.1933   0.4741  
Small Metro 0.9254   0.5421   0.2338  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.8090   0.5084   0.7979  
< 250K Pop. 0.8265   0.9163   0.0391  
Nonmetro 0.3921   0.3966   0.2291  
Urbanized 0.6270   0.9661   0.5224  
Less Urbanized 0.3254   0.7574   0.7313  
Completely Rural 0.5678   0.0261   0.0624  
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Table 2.70C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 617 614 889 873 936 914
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 251 243 371 340 421 371
New England 104 82 172 152 192 172
Middle Atlantic 227 228 328 302 376 332
Midwest 198 208 334 324 370 355
East North Central 159 169 277 255 285 271
West North Central 119 121 181 197 224 218
South 417 396 576 587 586 624
South Atlantic 325 282 449 455 465 489
East South Central 150 166 213 208 218 199
West South Central 204 221 274 295 275 304
West 334 330 422 439 462 467
Mountain 123 124 181 191 209 214
Pacific 307 305 379 391 415 412
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,505 1,555 1,341 1,358 1,185 1,169
Small Metro 1,050 1,066 885 875 760 728
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 854 833 743 713 639 596
< 250K Pop. 644 700 495 534 423 446
Nonmetro 832 851 623 661 528 569
Urbanized 536 530 415 398 367 326
Less Urbanized 610 665 443 512 354 440
Completely Rural 395 367 300 286 260 245
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Table 2.70D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.33 0.33 0.48 0.46 0.51 0.49
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.71 0.68 1.05 0.96 1.19 1.05
New England 1.12 0.88 1.85 1.63 2.07 1.84
Middle Atlantic 0.87 0.87 1.26 1.16 1.44 1.27
Midwest 0.48 0.50 0.81 0.78 0.89 0.85
East North Central 0.55 0.58 0.96 0.87 0.98 0.93
West North Central 0.96 0.97 1.46 1.58 1.80 1.75
South 0.62 0.58 0.86 0.86 0.88 0.92
South Atlantic 0.91 0.77 1.26 1.24 1.30 1.34
East South Central 1.35 1.48 1.92 1.85 1.96 1.77
West South Central 1.02 1.08 1.37 1.45 1.37 1.49
West 0.80 0.77 1.01 1.03 1.11 1.10
Mountain 0.99 0.98 1.47 1.50 1.70 1.68
Pacific 1.04 1.02 1.29 1.31 1.41 1.38
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.47 0.45 0.67 0.64 0.73 0.67
Small Metro 0.60 0.56 0.86 0.85 0.88 0.89
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.74 0.67 1.02 0.96 1.00 1.01
< 250K Pop. 1.04 1.08 1.51 1.60 1.63 1.69
Nonmetro 0.77 0.78 1.03 1.06 1.05 1.06
Urbanized 1.19 1.20 1.73 1.70 1.80 1.64
Less Urbanized 1.07 1.20 1.37 1.56 1.44 1.58
Completely Rural 2.76 2.32 4.24 3.20 4.07 3.44
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Table 2.70P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.2776   0.2802   0.0436  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.1414   0.9219   0.4234  
New England 0.9663   0.8773   0.5088  
Middle Atlantic 0.1066   0.9798   0.5726  
Midwest 0.0413   0.1804   0.1009  
East North Central 0.2177   0.4883   0.0852  
West North Central 0.0828   0.1790   0.5852  
South 0.9437   0.7743   0.3600  
South Atlantic 0.4387   0.4188   0.1430  
East South Central 0.9023   0.9725   0.1796  
West South Central 0.2790   0.0823   0.2051  
West 0.5775   0.1107   0.0288  
Mountain 0.3872   0.0136   0.0248  
Pacific 0.3528   0.5206   0.1881  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.3982   0.1880   0.1390  
Small Metro 0.6983   0.3218   0.0383  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2614   0.1937   0.0061  
< 250K Pop. 0.3779   0.9257   0.8699  
Nonmetro 0.6135   0.2313   0.6183  
Urbanized 0.7933   0.8869   0.2329  
Less Urbanized 0.5312   0.4247   0.2523  
Completely Rural 0.8146   0.2077   0.3929  
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Table 2.71C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 625 640 908 897 969 954
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 256 250 377 351 427 390
New England 108 89 175 159 194 183
Middle Atlantic 231 233 334 311 382 347
Midwest 203 215 339 332 379 367
East North Central 163 176 281 264 293 287
West North Central 122 123 185 202 229 224
South 416 408 578 599 594 644
South Atlantic 319 292 450 462 471 502
East South Central 157 168 217 210 221 203
West South Central 207 224 280 300 284 312
West 345 343 439 457 487 492
Mountain 126 135 186 203 213 230
Pacific 317 315 396 406 440 432
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,554 1,635 1,381 1,438 1,225 1,233
Small Metro 1,109 1,123 942 932 807 780
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 902 883 785 759 672 640
< 250K Pop. 685 744 537 578 458 480
Nonmetro 880 908 662 712 555 608
Urbanized 566 576 441 444 388 363
Less Urbanized 651 727 479 565 380 477
Completely Rural 414 387 314 304 266 254
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Table 2.71D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.29 0.29 0.42 0.41 0.44 0.43
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.62 0.61 0.92 0.85 1.04 0.94
New England 1.00 0.82 1.62 1.47 1.80 1.68
Middle Atlantic 0.76 0.77 1.10 1.02 1.26 1.14
Midwest 0.42 0.44 0.69 0.68 0.78 0.75
East North Central 0.48 0.51 0.82 0.77 0.86 0.84
West North Central 0.83 0.84 1.25 1.37 1.55 1.52
South 0.53 0.51 0.74 0.75 0.76 0.81
South Atlantic 0.77 0.69 1.08 1.09 1.14 1.18
East South Central 1.20 1.28 1.66 1.60 1.69 1.55
West South Central 0.87 0.92 1.17 1.24 1.18 1.28
West 0.70 0.68 0.89 0.91 0.99 0.98
Mountain 0.86 0.89 1.27 1.34 1.45 1.52
Pacific 0.91 0.89 1.14 1.15 1.27 1.22
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.41 0.40 0.58 0.57 0.65 0.60
Small Metro 0.51 0.49 0.74 0.73 0.77 0.79
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.63 0.58 0.88 0.81 0.87 0.88
< 250K Pop. 0.88 0.94 1.31 1.42 1.44 1.50
Nonmetro 0.68 0.69 0.90 0.94 0.93 0.95
Urbanized 1.05 1.04 1.50 1.51 1.59 1.48
Less Urbanized 0.94 1.07 1.21 1.41 1.26 1.43
Completely Rural 2.46 2.09 3.80 2.79 3.63 3.01
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Table 2.71P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.4522   0.4153   0.0927  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.1657   0.8101   0.3381  
New England 0.9073   0.8779   0.4630  
Middle Atlantic 0.1178   0.8498   0.4820  
Midwest 0.0746   0.2496   0.1336  
East North Central 0.3060   0.5735   0.1264  
West North Central 0.1183   0.2358   0.6077  
South 0.9385   0.8009   0.3933  
South Atlantic 0.3481   0.3577   0.1704  
East South Central 0.9688   0.8811   0.2508  
West South Central 0.2499   0.0911   0.2672  
West 0.3440   0.1992   0.0625  
Mountain 0.4716   0.0181   0.0276  
Pacific 0.1940   0.7355   0.3338  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.6325   0.2882   0.1922  
Small Metro 0.6908   0.3847   0.0797  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2498   0.2578   0.0102  
< 250K Pop. 0.3667   0.9547   0.6809  
Nonmetro 0.7044   0.2168   0.5259  
Urbanized 0.8583   0.9454   0.2783  
Less Urbanized 0.6282   0.4273   0.2507  
Completely Rural 0.8627   0.1397   0.2749  
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Table 2.72C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 975 968 701 746 379 427
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 432 399 298 301 173 172
New England 197 187 149 133 98 80
Middle Atlantic 386 354 260 270 142 153
Midwest 377 369 300 318 184 193
East North Central 294 290 231 259 138 145
West North Central 226 223 187 183 119 129
South 592 647 416 480 211 246
South Atlantic 470 504 314 369 143 194
East South Central 223 200 168 155 80 87
West South Central 285 319 225 257 140 148
West 505 501 361 370 192 207
Mountain 222 228 171 170 78 97
Pacific 456 442 317 327 174 183
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,239 1,247 637 713 294 339
Small Metro 818 792 463 425 227 222
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 681 648 359 347 189 184
< 250K Pop. 466 491 291 269 126 135
Nonmetro 566 619 306 359 149 185
Urbanized 396 370 213 191 85 100
Less Urbanized 394 489 218 299 116 146
Completely Rural 270 258 118 136 56 57
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Table 2.72D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.40 0.39 0.29 0.30 0.16 0.17
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.95 0.87 0.65 0.66 0.38 0.37
New England 1.64 1.56 1.24 1.11 0.82 0.67
Middle Atlantic 1.15 1.05 0.77 0.80 0.42 0.45
Midwest 0.69 0.67 0.55 0.58 0.34 0.35
East North Central 0.77 0.76 0.61 0.68 0.36 0.38
West North Central 1.37 1.36 1.14 1.12 0.72 0.78
South 0.68 0.73 0.47 0.54 0.24 0.28
South Atlantic 1.02 1.07 0.68 0.78 0.31 0.41
East South Central 1.54 1.37 1.15 1.06 0.55 0.59
West South Central 1.06 1.17 0.84 0.94 0.52 0.54
West 0.91 0.89 0.65 0.66 0.35 0.37
Mountain 1.35 1.35 1.04 1.01 0.48 0.57
Pacific 1.17 1.12 0.81 0.83 0.45 0.46
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.58 0.55 0.42 0.45 0.22 0.24
Small Metro 0.69 0.71 0.51 0.52 0.29 0.31
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.78 0.80 0.62 0.63 0.37 0.38
< 250K Pop. 1.30 1.34 0.91 0.95 0.48 0.53
Nonmetro 0.84 0.86 0.58 0.67 0.34 0.40
Urbanized 1.45 1.33 1.03 0.95 0.49 0.56
Less Urbanized 1.14 1.30 0.78 0.99 0.53 0.59
Completely Rural 3.28 2.76 1.62 2.23 0.97 1.09
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Table 2.72P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.1199   0.3578   0.1952  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.2802   0.1822   0.4716  
New England 0.4313   0.2609   0.7727  
Middle Atlantic 0.4185   0.3552   0.5097  
Midwest 0.0956   0.8394   0.9327  
East North Central 0.1174   0.5319   0.6491  
West North Central 0.4763   0.6299   0.6932  
South 0.3833   0.9748   0.4554  
South Atlantic 0.2204   0.6700   0.2026  
East South Central 0.2292   0.3742   0.3419  
West South Central 0.3578   0.9427   0.7768  
West 0.1118   0.5684   0.2616  
Mountain 0.0336   0.9500   0.3150  
Pacific 0.4788   0.4922   0.4516  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.2770   0.0583   0.0428  
Small Metro 0.0545   0.1811   0.4164  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.0065   0.4212   0.3310  
< 250K Pop. 0.7077   0.2502   0.9897  
Nonmetro 0.4872   0.7531   0.5569  
Urbanized 0.2743   0.3218   0.6306  
Less Urbanized 0.2199   0.7132   0.6231  
Completely Rural 0.2816   0.0769   0.1489  
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Table 2.73C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 81 82 65 69 32 33
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 36 38 28 31 15 17
New England 17 18 12 14 5 6
Middle Atlantic 32 33 25 27 14 16
Midwest 33 32 26 26 15 13
East North Central 26 25 21 20 9 10
West North Central 20 20 15 17 11 8
South 49 51 37 43 20 20
South Atlantic 37 39 26 32 13 14
East South Central 17 16 13 13 6 5
West South Central 27 28 23 24 12 12
West 44 43 38 38 16 19
Mountain 18 21 16 17 10 8
Pacific 41 38 34 34 13 17
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 72 71 51 58 26 28
Small Metro 48 51 36 40 17 19
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 41 41 32 33 15 15
< 250K Pop. 27 30 19 22 9 11
Nonmetro 42 35 30 28 14 11
Urbanized 23 21 17 17 7 7
Less Urbanized 33 27 22 21 10 7
Completely Rural 19 11 15 8 7 4
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Table 2.73D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.32 0.32 0.26 0.27 0.13 0.13
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.79 0.84 0.61 0.68 0.33 0.37
New England 1.43 1.53 1.05 1.21 0.44 0.50
Middle Atlantic 0.95 0.99 0.74 0.82 0.41 0.47
Midwest 0.58 0.57 0.45 0.46 0.26 0.23
East North Central 0.64 0.64 0.52 0.51 0.23 0.26
West North Central 1.22 1.21 0.92 0.98 0.68 0.47
South 0.54 0.56 0.40 0.47 0.22 0.22
South Atlantic 0.80 0.85 0.56 0.70 0.29 0.31
East South Central 1.17 1.07 0.89 0.88 0.44 0.36
West South Central 0.90 0.93 0.76 0.80 0.42 0.40
West 0.73 0.72 0.62 0.62 0.27 0.31
Mountain 1.01 1.15 0.94 0.97 0.55 0.45
Pacific 0.94 0.89 0.79 0.79 0.30 0.40
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.46 0.47 0.35 0.39 0.18 0.20
Small Metro 0.53 0.60 0.46 0.49 0.23 0.24
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.66 0.72 0.59 0.60 0.28 0.29
< 250K Pop. 0.88 1.03 0.71 0.82 0.38 0.44
Nonmetro 0.78 0.68 0.61 0.61 0.31 0.26
Urbanized 1.18 1.01 0.94 0.94 0.46 0.42
Less Urbanized 1.06 1.00 0.84 0.91 0.42 0.37
Completely Rural 2.98 1.77 2.48 1.51 1.15 0.82
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Table 2.73P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.7866   0.2482   0.8528  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.2538   0.1177   0.9011  
New England 0.5954   0.1850   0.7123  
Middle Atlantic 0.3121   0.2706   0.9833  
Midwest 0.0590   0.0701   0.2219  
East North Central 0.2618   0.2678   0.6612  
West North Central 0.0936   0.1077   0.0154  
South 0.5178   0.8303   0.8790  
South Atlantic 0.4190   0.2308   0.8512  
East South Central 0.7392   0.8959   0.5151  
West South Central 0.0390   0.0747   0.8915  
West 0.0913   0.0250   0.5005  
Mountain 0.9610   0.8539   0.2238  
Pacific 0.0630   0.0159   0.1260  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.1628   0.0436   0.4478  
Small Metro 0.4204   0.5978   0.9622  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.1919   0.4978   0.9015  
< 250K Pop. 0.6369   0.9588   0.9356  
Nonmetro 0.3089   0.7369   0.0281  
Urbanized 0.7065   0.5328   0.1193  
Less Urbanized 0.3157   0.9832   0.2432  
Completely Rural 0.8878   0.9384   0.2029  
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Table 2.74C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 166 168 171 169 120 125
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 71 69 77 71 58 59
New England 37 31 46 33 37 30
Middle Atlantic 58 62 59 63 40 50
Midwest 66 66 73 71 50 53
East North Central 55 58 61 61 39 44
West North Central 35 32 39 37 31 31
South 98 104 95 102 66 72
South Atlantic 73 76 70 73 49 53
East South Central 35 37 32 35 24 27
West South Central 54 60 55 60 39 43
West 91 88 88 90 57 62
Mountain 44 41 43 38 28 27
Pacific 79 78 76 81 48 55
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 247 282 198 209 98 110
Small Metro 197 196 161 149 92 88
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 170 165 137 121 80 71
< 250K Pop. 108 111 85 88 43 53
Nonmetro 105 122 82 98 45 55
Urbanized 78 96 61 75 33 40
Less Urbanized 72 82 57 65 29 33
Completely Rural 25 33 21 30 13 16
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Table 2.74D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.51 0.51 0.53 0.52 0.37 0.38
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.24 1.18 1.35 1.21 1.01 1.00
New England 2.50 2.05 3.06 2.13 2.48 1.94
Middle Atlantic 1.37 1.42 1.40 1.45 0.95 1.16
Midwest 0.88 0.90 0.98 0.96 0.67 0.72
East North Central 1.07 1.13 1.20 1.19 0.77 0.86
West North Central 1.52 1.42 1.69 1.64 1.34 1.34
South 0.84 0.89 0.81 0.88 0.57 0.62
South Atlantic 1.26 1.30 1.21 1.25 0.84 0.90
East South Central 1.82 1.98 1.63 1.86 1.25 1.42
West South Central 1.38 1.52 1.39 1.54 1.00 1.10
West 1.20 1.13 1.16 1.15 0.74 0.79
Mountain 1.86 1.73 1.83 1.60 1.20 1.13
Pacific 1.51 1.42 1.45 1.49 0.91 1.02
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.74 0.71 0.75 0.75 0.48 0.53
Small Metro 0.91 0.94 0.94 0.89 0.72 0.71
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1.17 1.19 1.18 1.12 0.93 0.88
< 250K Pop. 1.41 1.43 1.54 1.44 1.01 1.23
Nonmetro 1.00 1.17 0.98 1.14 0.76 0.82
Urbanized 1.65 1.71 1.63 1.84 1.24 1.31
Less Urbanized 1.31 1.66 1.40 1.55 1.06 1.03
Completely Rural 2.82 3.56 2.92 3.49 2.48 2.35
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Table 2.74P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.1132   0.5617   0.5505  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.3082   0.4135   0.4455  
New England 0.6000   0.4044   0.6582  
Middle Atlantic 0.3623   0.6191   0.5094  
Midwest 0.5598   0.7935   0.6265  
East North Central 0.5750   0.6816   0.7130  
West North Central 0.8325   0.8908   0.7527  
South 0.7522   1.0000   0.6383  
South Atlantic 0.7809   0.6661   0.9015  
East South Central 0.1954   0.3391   0.1937  
West South Central 0.5291   0.2696   0.0755  
West 0.1646   0.8195   0.1487  
Mountain 0.7417   0.3041   0.8200  
Pacific 0.0853   0.4270   0.1220  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.4741   0.9618   0.9034  
Small Metro 0.2338   0.4504   0.8197  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.7979   0.7728   0.8256  
< 250K Pop. 0.0391   0.0601   0.4491  
Nonmetro 0.2291   0.4500   0.0880  
Urbanized 0.5224   0.4621   0.2380  
Less Urbanized 0.7313   0.8248   0.3595  
Completely Rural 0.0624   0.1619   0.2472  
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Table 2.75C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 936 914 650 697 347 392
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 421 371 281 280 156 159
New England 192 172 136 123 83 75
Middle Atlantic 376 332 247 252 132 142
Midwest 370 355 275 295 173 178
East North Central 285 271 210 237 129 130
West North Central 224 218 171 170 112 122
South 586 624 395 455 191 229
South Atlantic 465 489 299 351 131 182
East South Central 218 199 162 149 74 75
West South Central 275 304 205 243 125 138
West 462 467 336 348 179 194
Mountain 209 214 160 163 66 88
Pacific 415 412 296 306 164 172
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,185 1,169 587 637 273 311
Small Metro 760 728 418 380 202 197
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 639 596 328 309 168 163
< 250K Pop. 423 446 256 238 112 120
Nonmetro 528 569 279 318 137 164
Urbanized 367 326 191 155 76 85
Less Urbanized 354 440 194 268 106 133
Completely Rural 260 245 105 126 49 54
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Table 2.75D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.51 0.49 0.35 0.37 0.19 0.21
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.19 1.05 0.80 0.79 0.44 0.45
New England 2.07 1.84 1.47 1.32 0.89 0.81
Middle Atlantic 1.44 1.27 0.95 0.96 0.51 0.54
Midwest 0.89 0.85 0.66 0.71 0.42 0.43
East North Central 0.98 0.93 0.73 0.81 0.45 0.44
West North Central 1.80 1.75 1.38 1.37 0.90 0.98
South 0.88 0.92 0.59 0.67 0.29 0.34
South Atlantic 1.30 1.34 0.84 0.96 0.37 0.50
East South Central 1.96 1.77 1.45 1.32 0.66 0.67
West South Central 1.37 1.49 1.02 1.19 0.62 0.67
West 1.11 1.10 0.81 0.82 0.43 0.46
Mountain 1.70 1.68 1.29 1.28 0.53 0.69
Pacific 1.41 1.38 1.01 1.03 0.56 0.58
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.73 0.67 0.52 0.54 0.27 0.29
Small Metro 0.88 0.89 0.64 0.66 0.35 0.37
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1.00 1.01 0.78 0.79 0.44 0.46
< 250K Pop. 1.63 1.69 1.11 1.18 0.58 0.64
Nonmetro 1.05 1.06 0.72 0.80 0.41 0.47
Urbanized 1.80 1.64 1.28 1.09 0.60 0.64
Less Urbanized 1.44 1.58 0.98 1.21 0.64 0.71
Completely Rural 4.07 3.44 1.89 2.81 1.08 1.36
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Table 2.75P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.0436   0.4652   0.2149  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.4234   0.3349   0.6844  
New England 0.5088   0.4092   0.9650  
Middle Atlantic 0.5726   0.5058   0.6682  
Midwest 0.1009   0.7154   0.7182  
East North Central 0.0852   0.4949   0.5553  
West North Central 0.5852   0.7815   0.9122  
South 0.3600   0.9193   0.3036  
South Atlantic 0.1430   0.7860   0.1773  
East South Central 0.1796   0.3037   0.1635  
West South Central 0.2051   0.5750   0.3833  
West 0.0288   0.7941   0.5211  
Mountain 0.0248   0.8581   0.2262  
Pacific 0.1881   0.8485   0.8979  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.1390   0.0690   0.0344  
Small Metro 0.0383   0.1439   0.3574  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.0061   0.4812   0.3219  
< 250K Pop. 0.8699   0.1299   0.8891  
Nonmetro 0.6183   0.8501   0.7500  
Urbanized 0.2329   0.2840   0.4877  
Less Urbanized 0.2523   0.7210   0.7231  
Completely Rural 0.3929   0.1288   0.2063  
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Table 2.76C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 969 954 701 742 378 425
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 427 390 300 302 172 171
New England 194 183 151 134 98 80
Middle Atlantic 382 347 260 270 141 153
Midwest 379 367 301 317 183 193
East North Central 293 287 232 259 138 144
West North Central 229 224 188 182 118 128
South 594 644 417 481 213 247
South Atlantic 471 502 315 369 144 194
East South Central 221 203 169 156 79 86
West South Central 284 312 222 256 140 149
West 487 492 359 372 192 206
Mountain 213 230 173 171 79 96
Pacific 440 432 315 329 174 182
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,225 1,233 636 705 295 337
Small Metro 807 780 459 419 226 221
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 672 640 355 343 187 184
< 250K Pop. 458 480 288 263 125 134
Nonmetro 555 608 301 355 148 184
Urbanized 388 363 208 188 84 100
Less Urbanized 380 477 212 294 114 144
Completely Rural 266 254 114 133 54 58
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Table 2.76D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.44 0.43 0.32 0.34 0.17 0.19
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.04 0.94 0.73 0.73 0.42 0.41
New England 1.80 1.68 1.40 1.23 0.91 0.74
Middle Atlantic 1.26 1.14 0.86 0.89 0.46 0.50
Midwest 0.78 0.75 0.62 0.65 0.37 0.39
East North Central 0.86 0.84 0.68 0.75 0.40 0.42
West North Central 1.55 1.52 1.27 1.24 0.80 0.87
South 0.76 0.81 0.53 0.60 0.27 0.31
South Atlantic 1.14 1.18 0.76 0.87 0.35 0.46
East South Central 1.69 1.55 1.29 1.19 0.61 0.65
West South Central 1.18 1.28 0.92 1.05 0.59 0.61
West 0.99 0.98 0.73 0.74 0.39 0.41
Mountain 1.45 1.52 1.18 1.13 0.54 0.64
Pacific 1.27 1.22 0.91 0.93 0.50 0.51
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.65 0.60 0.47 0.50 0.24 0.27
Small Metro 0.77 0.79 0.58 0.59 0.32 0.34
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.87 0.88 0.70 0.70 0.41 0.43
< 250K Pop. 1.44 1.50 1.02 1.07 0.53 0.59
Nonmetro 0.93 0.95 0.64 0.75 0.38 0.45
Urbanized 1.59 1.48 1.14 1.07 0.55 0.62
Less Urbanized 1.26 1.43 0.87 1.09 0.59 0.65
Completely Rural 3.63 3.01 1.79 2.53 1.05 1.25
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Table 2.76P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.0927   0.4310   0.1953  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.3381   0.2444   0.4819  
New England 0.4630   0.3226   0.8000  
Middle Atlantic 0.4820   0.4225   0.5097  
Midwest 0.1336   0.7244   0.8666  
East North Central 0.1264   0.4854   0.6832  
West North Central 0.6077   0.7412   0.8309  
South 0.3933   0.9703   0.4541  
South Atlantic 0.1704   0.7580   0.2116  
East South Central 0.2508   0.3907   0.3612  
West South Central 0.2672   0.8147   0.7709  
West 0.0625   0.7558   0.2932  
Mountain 0.0276   0.9317   0.2607  
Pacific 0.3338   0.6850   0.5409  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.1922   0.0909   0.0502  
Small Metro 0.0797   0.2196   0.4362  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.0102   0.4853   0.3395  
< 250K Pop. 0.6809   0.2663   0.9836  
Nonmetro 0.5259   0.7938   0.4873  
Urbanized 0.2783   0.3540   0.7239  
Less Urbanized 0.2507   0.7903   0.6162  
Completely Rural 0.2749   0.0797   0.1209  
70403
Table 2.77C – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TIME PERIOD
Lifetime
Past Year
Past Month
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
286 282 268 260 208 208
GENDER
           
Male 184 185 171 171 137 138
Female 180 169 171 156 128 125
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 261 264 243 243 189 194
White 232 228 219 214 175 169
Black or African American 106 92 86 76 58 53
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 21 14 16 8 12
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 4 *
Asian 52 74 47 68 29 53
Two or More Races 23 24 22 21 15 18
Hispanic or Latino 123 113 109 102 79 81
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 148 141 140 134 115 111
Female, White, Not Hispanic 141 136 134 129 106 101
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 65 65 54 54 40 38
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 65 57 55 48 36 34
Male, Hispanic 87 82 76 76 59 62
Female, Hispanic 77 69 72 62 51 47
70403
Table 2.77D – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TIME PERIOD
Lifetime
Past Year
Past Month
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.41 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.41 0.42
GENDER
           
Male 0.55 0.53 0.56 0.56 0.53 0.53
Female 0.56 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.54 0.56
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.44 0.46 0.45 0.47 0.44 0.46
White 0.50 0.50 0.53 0.52 0.52 0.52
Black or African American 1.02 0.97 0.96 0.92 0.83 0.78
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.72 4.32 3.53 3.51 2.85 3.49
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 3.54 *
Asian 2.40 2.83 2.29 2.86 1.59 2.63
Two or More Races 2.79 3.18 2.81 2.98 2.24 2.85
Hispanic or Latino 1.06 0.98 1.06 1.01 0.97 0.96
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.67 0.65 0.71 0.68 0.69 0.67
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.64 0.68 0.67 0.71 0.68 0.70
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1.43 1.35 1.34 1.33 1.21 1.09
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.38 1.41 1.35 1.29 1.03 1.09
Male, Hispanic 1.52 1.38 1.48 1.48 1.37 1.45
Female, Hispanic 1.51 1.40 1.59 1.34 1.33 1.23
70403
Table 2.77P – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic Characteristic
TIME PERIOD
Lifetime
Past Year
Past Month
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.9167   0.7632   0.8370  
GENDER
           
Male 0.6348   0.6329   0.7092  
Female 0.5185   0.3529   0.9300  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.6906   0.7244   0.6575  
White 0.5487   0.5601   0.9242  
Black or African American 0.3577   0.5119   0.6908  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0451   0.1202   0.0291  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.2637   0.3390   0.1644  
Two or More Races 0.7360   0.8002   0.3403  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3085   0.1721   0.6964  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.5734   0.3235   0.5365  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.7290   0.8847   0.6126  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.4532   0.2473   0.2787  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.5967   0.7684   0.6036  
Male, Hispanic 0.9815   0.8713   0.5568  
Female, Hispanic 0.1448   0.0679   0.9585  
70403
Table 2.78C – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TIME PERIOD
Lifetime
Past Year
Past Month
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
1,904 1,899 1,662 1,631 1,452 1,448
GENDER
           
Male 1,263 1,263 1,109 1,070 1,006 986
Female 1,196 1,135 1,025 983 856 851
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,820 1,808 1,590 1,556 1,399 1,377
White 1,666 1,676 1,456 1,462 1,291 1,284
Black or African American 654 630 520 498 451 417
American Indian or Alaska Native * * 82 * 68 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 358 408 325 340 276 259
Two or More Races 154 149 133 140 111 125
Hispanic or Latino 658 629 569 522 448 435
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,067 1,054 949 910 877 845
Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,063 1,032 922 896 780 773
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 449 400 352 328 323 308
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 403 415 325 321 260 239
Male, Hispanic 493 474 427 426 362 370
Female, Hispanic 368 361 317 287 223 234
70403
Table 2.78D – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TIME PERIOD
Lifetime
Past Year
Past Month
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.30 0.30 0.44 0.43 0.47 0.45
GENDER
           
Male 0.32 0.31 0.57 0.56 0.62 0.59
Female 0.47 0.47 0.58 0.57 0.59 0.59
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.32 0.31 0.47 0.46 0.50 0.48
White 0.30 0.28 0.48 0.47 0.53 0.52
Black or African American 1.12 1.02 1.44 1.33 1.41 1.31
American Indian or Alaska Native * * 5.17 * 5.15 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.42 2.24 2.60 2.61 2.45 2.30
Two or More Races 2.76 3.71 3.74 4.01 3.70 4.17
Hispanic or Latino 1.01 1.04 1.23 1.16 1.28 1.18
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.30 0.29 0.61 0.62 0.67 0.67
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.48 0.45 0.66 0.62 0.70 0.67
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1.23 1.12 2.27 1.99 2.26 2.00
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.63 1.51 1.73 1.75 1.56 1.55
Male, Hispanic 1.10 1.18 1.66 1.65 1.78 1.76
Female, Hispanic 1.54 1.60 1.72 1.55 1.55 1.48
70403
Table 2.78P – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic Characteristic
TIME PERIOD
Lifetime
Past Year
Past Month
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.3494   0.3660   0.0722  
GENDER
           
Male 0.3017   0.3359   0.0980  
Female 0.6207   0.6715   0.2759  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9139   0.7843   0.0919  
White 0.5710   0.7427   0.2124  
Black or African American 0.7428   0.8757   0.6859  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   *   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.1859   0.8287   0.2362  
Two or More Races 0.4872   0.7155   0.7939  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0354   0.0986   0.5996  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.8495   0.6643   0.2115  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.4417   0.9389   0.5053  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.6986   0.9378   0.8386  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.4921   0.9283   0.4317  
Male, Hispanic 0.0393   0.2810   0.4448  
Female, Hispanic 0.2242   0.1683   0.9364  
70403
Table 2.79C – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
208 208 170 163 86 93
GENDER
           
Male 137 138 123 117 67 73
Female 128 125 92 92 44 46
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 189 194 152 151 78 84
White 175 169 142 137 76 81
Black or African American 58 53 37 32 15 12
American Indian or Alaska Native 8 12 8 10 5 3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 * 3 * 1 *
Asian 29 53 18 34 5 7
Two or More Races 15 18 13 16 9 10
Hispanic or Latino 79 81 66 62 32 36
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 115 111 101 96 58 60
Female, White, Not Hispanic 106 101 80 78 40 42
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 40 38 30 26 13 11
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 36 34 20 20 8 6
Male, Hispanic 59 62 53 49 27 33
Female, Hispanic 51 47 37 34 16 16
70403
Table 2.79D – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.41 0.42 0.37 0.36 0.21 0.23
GENDER
           
Male 0.53 0.53 0.51 0.49 0.32 0.35
Female 0.54 0.56 0.43 0.45 0.22 0.24
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.44 0.46 0.40 0.40 0.23 0.25
White 0.52 0.52 0.47 0.47 0.29 0.32
Black or African American 0.83 0.78 0.60 0.53 0.26 0.21
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.85 3.49 2.60 3.50 1.68 1.20
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3.54 * 2.65 * 0.90 *
Asian 1.59 2.63 1.06 1.83 0.34 0.44
Two or More Races 2.24 2.85 2.06 2.46 1.46 1.76
Hispanic or Latino 0.97 0.96 0.86 0.80 0.46 0.52
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.69 0.67 0.65 0.63 0.43 0.46
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.68 0.70 0.57 0.60 0.32 0.36
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1.21 1.09 0.99 0.81 0.45 0.36
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.03 1.09 0.65 0.71 0.27 0.23
Male, Hispanic 1.37 1.45 1.31 1.23 0.76 0.90
Female, Hispanic 1.33 1.23 1.01 0.97 0.47 0.48
70403
Table 2.79P – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.8370   0.7139   0.5246  
GENDER
           
Male 0.7092   0.9246   0.5132  
Female 0.9300   0.5297   0.9058  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.6575   0.3198   0.6949  
White 0.9242   0.5115   0.4137  
Black or African American 0.6908   0.5548   0.1446  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0291   0.2306   0.5229  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.1644   0.0412   0.9694  
Two or More Races 0.3403   0.2057   0.7478  
Hispanic or Latino 0.6964   0.2279   0.4515  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.5365   0.5973   0.3815  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.6126   0.6857   0.8197  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.2787   0.1550   0.1053  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.6036   0.4363   0.8069  
Male, Hispanic 0.5568   0.2226   0.5179  
Female, Hispanic 0.9585   0.6267   0.7180  
70403
Table 2.80C – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
1,452 1,448 795 805 379 418
GENDER
           
Male 1,006 986 629 666 330 369
Female 856 851 413 389 157 157
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,399 1,377 741 744 355 384
White 1,291 1,284 669 697 332 355
Black or African American 451 417 281 269 116 128
American Indian or Alaska Native 68 * 62 * 46 25
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 37 11 27
Asian 276 259 117 131 39 57
Two or More Races 111 125 61 78 24 29
Hispanic or Latino 448 435 293 315 133 160
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 877 845 525 557 290 307
Female, White, Not Hispanic 780 773 344 334 137 141
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 323 308 209 217 102 121
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 260 239 171 130 52 44
Male, Hispanic 362 370 255 296 125 156
Female, Hispanic 223 234 128 121 42 36
70403
Table 2.80D – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.47 0.45 0.33 0.35 0.18 0.20
GENDER
           
Male 0.62 0.59 0.53 0.55 0.32 0.35
Female 0.59 0.59 0.37 0.35 0.15 0.15
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.50 0.48 0.35 0.37 0.19 0.21
White 0.53 0.52 0.38 0.41 0.22 0.24
Black or African American 1.41 1.31 1.06 1.05 0.49 0.54
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.15 * 4.86 * 4.05 2.60
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * 5.16 1.92 3.56
Asian 2.45 2.30 1.36 1.43 0.45 0.66
Two or More Races 3.70 4.17 2.80 3.37 1.18 1.41
Hispanic or Latino 1.28 1.18 1.00 1.00 0.52 0.58
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.67 0.67 0.59 0.64 0.38 0.41
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.70 0.67 0.42 0.42 0.18 0.19
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 2.26 2.00 1.80 1.81 0.99 1.13
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.56 1.55 1.17 0.98 0.41 0.33
Male, Hispanic 1.78 1.76 1.60 1.66 0.93 1.07
Female, Hispanic 1.55 1.48 0.99 0.89 0.34 0.27
70403
Table 2.80P – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic Characteristic
TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use
Binge Alcohol Use
Heavy Alcohol Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.0722   0.4552   0.2361  
GENDER
           
Male 0.0980   0.2756   0.4008  
Female 0.2759   0.9158   0.2186  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0919   0.5229   0.1855  
White 0.2124   0.1712   0.2955  
Black or African American 0.6859   0.3490   0.4743  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   *   0.5807  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   0.1736  
Asian 0.2362   0.3394   0.5433  
Two or More Races 0.7939   0.7293   0.5570  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5996   0.6967   0.9427  
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
           
Male, White, Not Hispanic 0.2115   0.3311   0.5226  
Female, White, Not Hispanic 0.5053   0.2492   0.2081  
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 0.8386   0.7036   0.2616  
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 0.4317   0.0468   0.5238  
Male, Hispanic 0.4448   0.4398   0.9211  
Female, Hispanic 0.9364   0.5881   0.9087  
120416
Table 2.81C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 286 282 268 259 208 208
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 129 110 122 103 108 82
New England 85 46 83 44 78 35
Middle Atlantic 96 100 89 94 74 75
Midwest 120 123 115 116 91 90
East North Central 101 103 98 98 78 75
West North Central 69 66 65 63 51 51
South 188 172 176 157 127 123
South Atlantic 129 140 122 129 87 103
East South Central 60 59 54 54 36 41
West South Central 113 85 106 74 83 57
West 137 149 128 139 93 113
Mountain 63 62 57 56 45 46
Pacific 122 135 114 128 81 104
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 218 223 202 203 151 159
Small Metro 171 160 160 148 126 118
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 140 124 130 115 106 90
< 250K Pop. 105 104 97 96 72 78
Nonmetro 123 128 110 116 77 87
Urbanized 79 92 72 83 51 60
Less Urbanized 91 95 81 85 55 62
Completely Rural 38 42 34 36 23 27
120416
Table 2.81D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.41 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.41 0.42
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.99 0.90 1.04 0.92 1.15 0.93
New England 2.46 1.76 2.50 1.84 2.91 1.83
Middle Atlantic 1.03 1.05 1.08 1.07 1.14 1.09
Midwest 0.80 0.77 0.85 0.79 0.83 0.80
East North Central 0.93 0.90 1.03 0.95 1.00 0.93
West North Central 1.56 1.56 1.52 1.49 1.50 1.54
South 0.74 0.73 0.75 0.76 0.68 0.70
South Atlantic 1.06 1.16 1.06 1.18 0.95 1.11
East South Central 1.58 1.58 1.59 1.61 1.23 1.46
West South Central 1.27 1.14 1.34 1.20 1.31 1.09
West 0.95 1.00 0.95 1.01 0.86 0.95
Mountain 1.57 1.38 1.46 1.38 1.40 1.35
Pacific 1.18 1.29 1.20 1.31 1.06 1.24
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.58 0.62 0.60 0.63 0.57 0.59
Small Metro 0.76 0.79 0.80 0.82 0.79 0.80
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.97 1.00 0.98 1.01 1.00 0.96
< 250K Pop. 1.29 1.23 1.39 1.31 1.32 1.38
Nonmetro 0.93 0.88 0.91 0.91 0.81 0.88
Urbanized 1.63 1.47 1.66 1.46 1.42 1.37
Less Urbanized 1.20 1.29 1.18 1.35 1.05 1.25
Completely Rural 2.64 2.41 2.51 2.53 2.35 2.65
120416
Table 2.81P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.9615   0.7967   0.8051  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.0258   0.0334   0.5681  
New England 0.2673   0.7799   0.4386  
Middle Atlantic 0.0525   0.0186   0.2339  
Midwest 0.2718   0.3884   0.2377  
East North Central 0.4159   0.4779   0.4456  
West North Central 0.4325   0.6012   0.2904  
South 0.2703   0.1575   0.5326  
South Atlantic 0.7378   0.6588   0.5033  
East South Central 0.6049   0.6797   0.3882  
West South Central 0.0707   0.0321   0.0283  
West 0.6235   0.7073   0.0918  
Mountain 0.6813   0.4265   0.8292  
Pacific 0.4624   0.4354   0.0453  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.7563   0.8957   0.7554  
Small Metro 0.2831   0.4708   0.5781  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.1653   0.2511   0.2936  
< 250K Pop. 0.8818   0.6783   0.5216  
Nonmetro 0.4233   0.4927   0.3628  
Urbanized 0.7212   0.8975   0.5401  
Less Urbanized 0.2993   0.5576   0.2247  
Completely Rural 0.2862   0.1870   0.1790  
120416
Table 2.82C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 1,904 1,902 1,662 1,632 1,452 1,448
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 870 797 771 725 680 645
New England 395 407 367 379 327 311
Middle Atlantic 768 688 674 619 594 567
Midwest 761 795 634 670 559 589
East North Central 629 664 535 565 468 484
West North Central 421 418 344 356 305 326
South 1,169 1,239 990 1,068 882 950
South Atlantic 947 946 828 828 743 746
East South Central 433 391 332 322 305 256
West South Central 560 650 468 567 408 493
West 1,009 939 893 811 784 738
Mountain 456 389 416 345 381 335
Pacific 883 863 775 739 679 654
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,542 1,596 1,373 1,402 1,216 1,208
Small Metro 1,092 1,103 921 913 792 765
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 886 863 769 742 660 627
< 250K Pop. 675 730 524 565 449 470
Nonmetro 861 876 646 682 543 586
Urbanized 555 558 432 425 381 348
Less Urbanized 637 697 465 539 370 460
Completely Rural 406 378 308 295 264 249
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Table 2.82D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.30 0.30 0.44 0.43 0.47 0.45
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.65 0.63 0.96 0.88 1.10 0.98
New England 1.04 0.84 1.71 1.52 1.90 1.75
Middle Atlantic 0.80 0.80 1.16 1.06 1.33 1.18
Midwest 0.43 0.46 0.73 0.71 0.82 0.78
East North Central 0.50 0.54 0.87 0.81 0.91 0.87
West North Central 0.87 0.88 1.32 1.43 1.64 1.58
South 0.56 0.54 0.78 0.79 0.80 0.85
South Atlantic 0.82 0.72 1.14 1.15 1.19 1.24
East South Central 1.24 1.36 1.76 1.70 1.79 1.61
West South Central 0.92 0.98 1.24 1.31 1.26 1.35
West 0.73 0.71 0.93 0.95 1.02 1.02
Mountain 0.90 0.91 1.32 1.40 1.52 1.56
Pacific 0.95 0.93 1.19 1.21 1.32 1.28
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.43 0.42 0.61 0.59 0.68 0.62
Small Metro 0.54 0.52 0.79 0.78 0.81 0.83
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.68 0.61 0.93 0.86 0.92 0.92
< 250K Pop. 0.93 1.00 1.38 1.51 1.51 1.59
Nonmetro 0.71 0.73 0.95 0.99 0.97 0.99
Urbanized 1.10 1.09 1.60 1.59 1.68 1.55
Less Urbanized 0.99 1.13 1.27 1.48 1.32 1.48
Completely Rural 2.57 2.19 3.98 2.96 3.78 3.18
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Table 2.82P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.3665   0.3756   0.0771  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.1625   0.7885   0.3322  
New England 0.8724   0.7564   0.3444  
Middle Atlantic 0.1121   0.8927   0.5411  
Midwest 0.0457   0.1807   0.1169  
East North Central 0.2388   0.4662   0.1026  
West North Central 0.0836   0.1999   0.6113  
South 0.9190   0.7530   0.3911  
South Atlantic 0.3781   0.3893   0.1650  
East South Central 0.9668   0.9764   0.2000  
West South Central 0.2748   0.0720   0.2266  
West 0.4073   0.1599   0.0466  
Mountain 0.4513   0.0183   0.0249  
Pacific 0.2375   0.6296   0.2703  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.5419   0.2678   0.1836  
Small Metro 0.7034   0.3865   0.0720  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2906   0.2655   0.0111  
< 250K Pop. 0.4205   0.9639   0.7674  
Nonmetro 0.5994   0.2693   0.6178  
Urbanized 0.8002   0.9389   0.2799  
Less Urbanized 0.5483   0.4977   0.3052  
Completely Rural 0.9036   0.1864   0.3388  
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Table 2.83C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 208 208 170 163 86 93
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 108 82 86 64 49 36
New England 78 35 63 31 37 18
Middle Atlantic 74 75 58 56 32 31
Midwest 91 90 79 74 38 43
East North Central 78 75 70 63 33 37
West North Central 51 51 39 41 20 22
South 127 123 99 98 46 54
South Atlantic 87 103 65 82 31 45
East South Central 36 41 27 31 17 19
West South Central 83 57 66 44 28 24
West 93 113 73 85 37 51
Mountain 45 46 37 36 20 19
Pacific 81 104 64 77 31 47
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 151 159 122 122 60 66
Small Metro 126 118 102 94 54 55
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 106 90 86 73 49 41
< 250K Pop. 72 78 56 62 23 37
Nonmetro 77 87 56 66 28 38
Urbanized 51 60 39 46 21 24
Less Urbanized 55 62 38 46 17 24
Completely Rural 23 27 19 21 10 10
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Table 2.83D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.41 0.42 0.37 0.36 0.21 0.23
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.15 0.93 1.01 0.80 0.64 0.51
New England 2.91 1.83 2.65 1.65 1.78 0.99
Middle Atlantic 1.14 1.09 0.98 0.93 0.59 0.59
Midwest 0.83 0.80 0.78 0.72 0.41 0.46
East North Central 1.00 0.93 0.98 0.87 0.49 0.56
West North Central 1.50 1.54 1.26 1.32 0.80 0.77
South 0.68 0.70 0.58 0.60 0.31 0.37
South Atlantic 0.95 1.11 0.77 0.95 0.43 0.57
East South Central 1.23 1.46 1.02 1.19 0.72 0.78
West South Central 1.31 1.09 1.18 0.93 0.55 0.54
West 0.86 0.95 0.72 0.82 0.39 0.54
Mountain 1.40 1.35 1.22 1.15 0.69 0.69
Pacific 1.06 1.24 0.88 1.06 0.47 0.71
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.57 0.59 0.50 0.51 0.27 0.31
Small Metro 0.79 0.80 0.72 0.69 0.43 0.44
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1.00 0.96 0.90 0.84 0.58 0.51
< 250K Pop. 1.32 1.38 1.18 1.20 0.57 0.83
Nonmetro 0.81 0.88 0.66 0.74 0.41 0.50
Urbanized 1.42 1.37 1.19 1.24 0.78 0.78
Less Urbanized 1.05 1.25 0.88 1.02 0.49 0.65
Completely Rural 2.35 2.65 1.88 2.14 1.21 1.31
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Table 2.83P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.8051   0.6753   0.5133  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.5681   0.5017   0.8217  
New England 0.4386   0.6197   0.5322  
Middle Atlantic 0.2339   0.6331   0.8500  
Midwest 0.2377   0.3172   0.3430  
East North Central 0.4456   0.4877   0.9950  
West North Central 0.2904   0.4051   0.0764  
South 0.5326   0.7394   0.7442  
South Atlantic 0.5033   0.2942   0.1532  
East South Central 0.3882   0.3661   0.4754  
West South Central 0.0283   0.0373   0.0661  
West 0.0918   0.1233   0.0688  
Mountain 0.8292   0.9949   0.8283  
Pacific 0.0453   0.0819   0.0334  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.7554   0.8854   0.9076  
Small Metro 0.5781   0.5651   0.9080  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.2936   0.2591   0.6900  
< 250K Pop. 0.5216   0.4734   0.6941  
Nonmetro 0.3628   0.0519   0.0679  
Urbanized 0.5401   0.9345   0.5964  
Less Urbanized 0.2247   0.0235   0.0127  
Completely Rural 0.1790   0.1586   0.8722  
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Table 2.84C (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 1,452 1,448 795 805 379 417
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 680 645 347 336 173 175
New England 327 311 176 165 97 78
Middle Atlantic 594 567 299 294 144 158
Midwest 559 589 324 346 185 194
East North Central 468 484 247 283 135 144
West North Central 305 326 199 200 120 131
South 882 950 481 520 214 237
South Atlantic 743 746 371 401 152 190
East South Central 305 256 189 158 80 82
West South Central 408 493 250 284 136 148
West 784 738 374 411 186 213
Mountain 381 335 183 190 72 95
Pacific 679 654 325 361 169 190
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,216 1,208 621 681 287 329
Small Metro 792 765 446 404 215 211
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 660 627 344 330 177 176
< 250K Pop. 449 470 280 253 121 126
Nonmetro 543 586 294 332 143 172
Urbanized 381 348 202 173 81 91
Less Urbanized 370 460 207 280 113 138
Completely Rural 264 249 110 129 51 57
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Table 2.84D (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.47 0.45 0.33 0.35 0.18 0.20
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1.10 0.98 0.76 0.75 0.42 0.43
New England 1.90 1.75 1.40 1.25 0.88 0.75
Middle Atlantic 1.33 1.18 0.90 0.91 0.48 0.52
Midwest 0.82 0.78 0.63 0.66 0.39 0.40
East North Central 0.91 0.87 0.69 0.76 0.41 0.42
West North Central 1.64 1.58 1.32 1.26 0.83 0.91
South 0.80 0.85 0.56 0.62 0.28 0.32
South Atlantic 1.19 1.24 0.79 0.90 0.36 0.48
East South Central 1.79 1.61 1.35 1.23 0.63 0.67
West South Central 1.26 1.35 0.97 1.10 0.61 0.63
West 1.02 1.02 0.76 0.77 0.41 0.43
Mountain 1.52 1.56 1.22 1.18 0.53 0.66
Pacific 1.32 1.28 0.94 0.97 0.53 0.54
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.68 0.62 0.49 0.51 0.25 0.28
Small Metro 0.81 0.83 0.60 0.61 0.33 0.35
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.92 0.92 0.72 0.73 0.42 0.44
< 250K Pop. 1.51 1.59 1.06 1.11 0.55 0.60
Nonmetro 0.97 0.99 0.68 0.76 0.39 0.45
Urbanized 1.68 1.55 1.20 1.08 0.57 0.62
Less Urbanized 1.32 1.48 0.91 1.13 0.61 0.67
Completely Rural 3.78 3.18 1.82 2.63 1.04 1.36
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Table 2.84P (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Geographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2005 2006 2005 2006 2005 2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2006 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2006 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL 0.0771   0.4007   0.2291  
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 0.3322   0.2145   0.4224  
New England 0.3444   0.2923   0.6155  
Middle Atlantic 0.5411   0.3908   0.5223  
Midwest 0.1169   0.6940   0.7927  
East North Central 0.1026   0.4462   0.6425  
West North Central 0.6113   0.7299   0.9037  
South 0.3911   0.9437   0.4862  
South Atlantic 0.1650   0.7862   0.3080  
East South Central 0.2000   0.3097   0.2533  
West South Central 0.2266   0.6514   0.5703  
West 0.0466   0.7826   0.4684  
Mountain 0.0249   0.9479   0.2722  
Pacific 0.2703   0.7242   0.7874  
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 0.1836   0.0595   0.0410  
Small Metro 0.0720   0.2217   0.4204  
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 0.0111   0.5786   0.3731  
< 250K Pop. 0.7674   0.1970   0.9216  
Nonmetro 0.6178   0.9942   0.7917  
Urbanized 0.2799   0.3202   0.5389  
Less Urbanized 0.3052   0.9835   0.8990  
Completely Rural 0.3388   0.1143   0.1332  

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