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Table 2.1A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 173,921 172,366 85,999 84,836 72,873 70,939
Cigarettes 162,991 161,806 71,676 70,569 61,565 60,069
Smokeless Tobacco 45,832 45,091 11,295 11,030 8,231 8,051
Cigars 88,737 88,362 26,844 26,565 13,708 13,263
Pipe Tobacco2 38,411b 35,402 -- -- 2,321 2,046
ALCOHOL 203,368 203,976 162,415 162,876 125,309 126,760
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 56,575 57,778
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 16,946 17,010
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Table 2.1B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 70.7a 69.5 35.0 34.2 29.6a 28.6
Cigarettes 66.3a 65.3 29.1 28.5 25.0 24.2
Smokeless Tobacco 18.6 18.2 4.6 4.5 3.3 3.2
Cigars 36.1 35.7 10.9 10.7 5.6 5.4
Pipe Tobacco2 15.6b 14.3 -- -- 0.9 0.8
ALCOHOL 82.7 82.3 66.0 65.7 50.9 51.1
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 23.0 23.3
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 6.9 6.9
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Table 2.2A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or 13: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 874 801 486 435 175 195
Cigarettes 721 645 407a 330 136 145
Smokeless Tobacco 181 187 87 99 30 34
Cigars 254 246 136 157 36 56
Pipe Tobacco2 68 53 -- -- 11 15
ALCOHOL 1,230 1,169 845 792 311 283
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 117 121
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 20a 6
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Table 2.2B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or 13: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 10.9 9.9 6.0 5.3 2.2 2.4
Cigarettes 9.0 7.9 5.1a 4.1 1.7 1.8
Smokeless Tobacco 2.3 2.3 1.1 1.2 0.4 0.4
Cigars 3.1 3.0 1.7 1.9 0.5 0.7
Pipe Tobacco2 0.8 0.7 -- -- 0.1 0.2
ALCOHOL 15.3 14.4 10.5 9.7 3.9 3.5
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1.5 1.5
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.2a 0.1
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Table 2.3A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 14 or 15: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 2,593b 2,261 1,755a 1,585 1,041a 921
Cigarettes 2,223b 1,898 1,392a 1,231 801 716
Smokeless Tobacco 583 588 388 412 178 185
Cigars 1,150b 971 774 702 341 290
Pipe Tobacco2 216 183 -- -- 65 70
ALCOHOL 3,662a 3,374 2,933a 2,685 1,378 1,249
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 789a 664
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 108 123
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Table 2.3B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 14 or 15: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 29.4b 26.5 19.9 18.6 11.8 10.8
Cigarettes 25.2b 22.3 15.8 14.4 9.1 8.4
Smokeless Tobacco 6.6 6.9 4.4 4.8 2.0 2.2
Cigars 13.0a 11.4 8.8 8.2 3.9 3.4
Pipe Tobacco2 2.5 2.1 -- -- 0.7 0.8
ALCOHOL 41.5 39.6 33.3 31.5 15.6 14.7
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 8.9 7.8
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1.2 1.4
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Table 2.4A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 16 or 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 4,085 3,950 3,041 2,972 2,058 2,012
Cigarettes 3,616 3,428 2,516 2,394 1,696 1,620
Smokeless Tobacco 1,047a 1,180 739 790 392 398
Cigars 2,068 2,063 1,465 1,505 669 724
Pipe Tobacco2 356 341 -- -- 92 97
ALCOHOL 5,363 5,407 4,583 4,538 2,533 2,488
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1,708 1,663
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 475 461
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Table 2.4B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 16 or 17: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 47.9 46.0 35.7 34.6 24.2 23.4
Cigarettes 42.4a 39.9 29.5 27.9 19.9 18.9
Smokeless Tobacco 12.3a 13.7 8.7 9.2 4.6 4.6
Cigars 24.3 24.0 17.2 17.5 7.9 8.4
Pipe Tobacco2 4.2 4.0 -- -- 1.1 1.1
ALCOHOL 62.9 63.0 53.8 52.9 29.7 29.0
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 20.0 19.4
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 5.6 5.4
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Table 2.5A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 20: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 8,605 8,597 6,806 6,717 5,297 5,164
Cigarettes 7,765 7,722 5,797 5,671 4,555 4,326
Smokeless Tobacco 2,375 2,422 1,353 1,441 726 792
Cigars 5,125 5,122 3,532 3,558 1,778 1,869
Pipe Tobacco2 918 972 -- -- 185 209
ALCOHOL 10,319 10,420 9,236 9,343 6,602 6,709
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 4,625 4,725
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1,756 1,722
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Table 2.5B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 20: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 67.3a 65.0 53.2a 50.8 41.4a 39.0
Cigarettes 60.7a 58.3 45.3a 42.9 35.6b 32.7
Smokeless Tobacco 18.6 18.3 10.6 10.9 5.7 6.0
Cigars 40.1 38.7 27.6 26.9 13.9 14.1
Pipe Tobacco2 7.2 7.3 -- -- 1.4 1.6
ALCOHOL 80.7a 78.7 72.2 70.6 51.6 50.7
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 36.2 35.7
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 13.7 13.0
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Table 2.6A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 to 25: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 14,909 14,410 10,877 10,415 9,087a 8,530
Cigarettes 14,029 13,470 9,594a 9,092 8,027a 7,509
Smokeless Tobacco 4,231 4,145 1,492 1,487 980 929
Cigars 8,996 8,734 4,396 4,169 2,194 2,004
Pipe Tobacco2 1,692 1,602 -- -- 246 185
ALCOHOL 17,991 17,465 16,578 16,161 13,680 13,325
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 9,189 8,950
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 3,336 3,097
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Table 2.6B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 to 25: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 74.7 73.9 54.5 53.4 45.6a 43.8
Cigarettes 70.3 69.1 48.1 46.6 40.2a 38.5
Smokeless Tobacco 21.2 21.3 7.5 7.6 4.9 4.8
Cigars 45.1 44.8 22.0 21.4 11.0 10.3
Pipe Tobacco2 8.5 8.2 -- -- 1.2 1.0
ALCOHOL 90.2 89.6 83.1 82.9 68.6 68.3
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 46.1 45.9
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 16.7 15.9
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Table 2.7A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 to 34: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 26,678 26,228 16,473 16,104 13,960 13,619
Cigarettes 24,956 24,410 13,879 13,596 11,961 11,798
Smokeless Tobacco 9,046 8,385 2,283 2,149 1,700 1,606
Cigars 15,308 14,962 5,758 5,352 2,837 2,502
Pipe Tobacco2 3,179 2,947 -- -- 316 262
ALCOHOL 31,472 31,540 27,221 27,713 21,699 22,092
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 12,000 12,381
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 3,528 3,418
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Table 2.7B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 to 34: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 76.0 74.3 46.9 45.6 39.8 38.6
Cigarettes 71.1 69.2 39.5 38.5 34.1 33.4
Smokeless Tobacco 25.8a 23.8 6.5 6.1 4.8 4.5
Cigars 43.6 42.4 16.4 15.2 8.1 7.1
Pipe Tobacco2 9.1 8.3 -- -- 0.9 0.7
ALCOHOL 89.6 89.3 77.5 78.5 61.8 62.6
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 34.2 35.1
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 10.0 9.7
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Table 2.8A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 35 or Older: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 116,177 116,119 46,562 46,607 41,254 40,499
Cigarettes 109,681 110,233 38,092 38,254 34,388 33,955
Smokeless Tobacco 28,369 28,186 4,953 4,653 4,224 4,107
Cigars 55,837 56,264 10,783 11,120 5,852 5,818
Pipe Tobacco2 31,981b 29,305 -- -- 1,407 1,208
ALCOHOL 133,331 134,601 101,019 101,643 79,105 80,613
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 28,147 29,275
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 7,723 8,182
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Table 2.8B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 35 or Older: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 76.0 75.1 30.5 30.2 27.0 26.2
Cigarettes 71.8 71.3 24.9 24.7 22.5 22.0
Smokeless Tobacco 18.6 18.2 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7
Cigars 36.5 36.4 7.1 7.2 3.8 3.8
Pipe Tobacco2 20.9b 19.0 -- -- 0.9 0.8
ALCOHOL 87.3 87.1 66.1 65.8 51.8 52.2
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 18.4 18.9
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 5.1 5.3
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Table 2.9A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 93,500 92,802 51,249 50,742 43,389 42,369
Cigarettes 84,793 84,613 38,802 38,303 33,220 32,607
Smokeless Tobacco 38,579 38,204 10,469 10,117 7,843 7,589
Cigars 65,476 65,494 21,003 21,088 11,092 10,940
Pipe Tobacco2 33,727b 30,987 -- -- 2,023 1,797
ALCOHOL 102,646 102,824 83,275 83,583 68,025 68,088
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 37,298 38,128
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 12,775 12,786
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Table 2.9B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 78.3a 77.2 42.9 42.2 36.4 35.2
Cigarettes 71.0 70.4 32.5 31.8 27.8 27.1
Smokeless Tobacco 32.3 31.8 8.8 8.4 6.6 6.3
Cigars 54.9 54.5 17.6 17.5 9.3 9.1
Pipe Tobacco2 28.3b 25.8 -- -- 1.7 1.5
ALCOHOL 86.0 85.5 69.8 69.5 57.0 56.6
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 31.2 31.7
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 10.7 10.6
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Table 2.10A – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 80,422 79,564 34,751 34,094 29,484 28,570
Cigarettes 78,198 77,193 32,875 32,266 28,345 27,462
Smokeless Tobacco 7,253 6,887 826 913 388 461
Cigars 23,261 22,869 5,841 5,477 2,616 2,323
Pipe Tobacco2 4,684 4,415 -- -- 298 249
ALCOHOL 100,722 101,152 79,140 79,293 57,283 58,672
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 19,276 19,651
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 4,172 4,225
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Table 2.10B – Tobacco Product and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Substance TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 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.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 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, 2006 and 2007.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS1 63.5 62.4 27.4 26.7 23.3 22.4
Cigarettes 61.7 60.5 26.0 25.3 22.4 21.5
Smokeless Tobacco 5.7 5.4 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.4
Cigars 18.4 17.9 4.6 4.3 2.1 1.8
Pipe Tobacco2 3.7 3.5 -- -- 0.2 0.2
ALCOHOL 79.5 79.3 62.5 62.2 45.2 46.0
Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 15.2 15.4
Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 3.3 3.3
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Table 2.11A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 173,921 172,366 85,999 84,836 72,873 70,939
12 278 256 149 139 40 54
13 596 545 337 296 135 140
14 1,013a 897 678 606 373 328
15 1,580b 1,364 1,077 980 668 593
16 1,899 1,893 1,398 1,393 894 876
17 2,186 2,057 1,643 1,580 1,165 1,136
18 2,921 2,811 2,344 2,268 1,771 1,774
19 2,844 2,921 2,287 2,289 1,787 1,707
20 2,841 2,865 2,174 2,160 1,738 1,682
21 3,151 2,878 2,384 2,173 1,969 1,788
22 2,931 2,776 2,219 2,118 1,845 1,736
23 2,939 2,991 2,191 2,165 1,845 1,756
24 2,968 2,953 2,051 2,118 1,693 1,759
25 2,921 2,812 2,032 1,841 1,735b 1,492
26-29 12,539 12,330 8,187 7,929 6,953 6,719
30-34 14,139 13,898 8,286 8,175 7,008 6,900
35-39 15,595 15,784 8,249 8,355 7,099 7,139
40-44 17,329a 16,102 8,590 8,038 7,725a 6,831
45-49 17,534 17,893 8,706 8,753 7,712 7,705
50-54 16,117 16,856 7,329 7,806 6,425 6,708
55-59 13,628 14,061 5,279 5,283 4,758 4,685
60-64 10,418 10,495 3,131 3,246 2,919 2,889
65 or Older 25,555 24,928 5,277 5,126 4,616 4,541
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Table 2.11B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 70.7a 69.5 35.0 34.2 29.6a 28.6
12 7.1 6.4 3.8 3.4 1.0 1.4
13 14.4 13.2 8.1 7.2 3.3 3.4
14 23.7 21.7 15.9 14.7 8.7 7.9
15 34.8b 31.1 23.7 22.3 14.7 13.5
16 43.9 42.5 32.3 31.3 20.6 19.7
17 52.2 49.7 39.2 38.2 27.8 27.5
18 63.6b 59.0 51.1a 47.6 38.6 37.2
19 68.1 66.6 54.8 52.2 42.8a 39.0
20 70.5 70.1 54.0 52.9 43.2 41.2
21 73.4 70.4 55.5 53.2 45.9 43.7
22 74.2 73.2 56.2 55.9 46.7 45.8
23 74.5 75.6 55.5 54.7 46.8 44.4
24 75.7 75.0 52.3 53.8 43.2 44.7
25 76.1 75.5 53.0a 49.4 45.2b 40.1
26-29 76.0 75.2 49.6 48.3 42.1 41.0
30-34 76.0 73.5 44.5 43.3 37.6 36.5
35-39 74.6 74.9 39.5 39.7 34.0 33.9
40-44 77.4 75.9 38.4 37.9 34.5 32.2
45-49 79.6 79.3 39.5 38.8 35.0 34.1
50-54 77.2 77.6 35.1 35.9 30.8 30.9
55-59 77.9 76.4 30.2 28.7 27.2 25.4
60-64 77.6 78.9 23.3 24.4 21.7 21.7
65 or Older 71.7 68.7 14.8 14.1 12.9 12.5
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Table 2.12A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 162,991 161,806 71,676 70,569 61,565 60,069
12 219 206 119 105 27 35
13 502 439 288a 225 109 110
14 856b 722 547a 461 288 248
15 1,367b 1,176 845 770 514 469
16 1,651 1,656 1,143 1,098 736 689
17 1,965a 1,772 1,374 1,297 960 931
18 2,542 2,455 1,933 1,843 1,486 1,414
19 2,594 2,652 1,960 1,992 1,541 1,455
20 2,629 2,615 1,904 1,836 1,528 1,457
21 2,941a 2,641 2,112a 1,846 1,714a 1,518
22 2,778 2,564 1,950 1,871 1,630 1,529
23 2,799 2,808 1,945 1,915 1,641 1,575
24 2,777 2,797 1,804 1,866 1,511 1,557
25 2,734 2,659 1,783a 1,594 1,532a 1,329
26-29 11,846 11,501 7,124 6,790 6,012 5,853
30-34 13,109 12,909 6,754 6,805 5,949 5,944
35-39 14,476 14,736 6,578 6,936 5,849 5,996
40-44 16,224a 14,950 7,139 6,417 6,582b 5,634
45-49 16,682 16,912 7,172 7,301 6,523 6,687
50-54 15,135 16,327 6,126 6,445 5,581 5,806
55-59 12,987 13,542 4,423 4,530 3,975 4,057
60-64 10,110 10,151 2,702 2,722 2,492 2,505
65 or Older 24,066 23,616 3,951 3,903 3,386 3,269
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Table 2.12B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 66.3a 65.3 29.1 28.5 25.0 24.2
12 5.6 5.1 3.1 2.6 0.7 0.9
13 12.1 10.7 6.9a 5.5 2.6 2.7
14 20.0a 17.5 12.8 11.2 6.7 6.0
15 30.1a 26.8 18.6 17.6 11.3 10.7
16 38.1 37.2 26.4 24.7 17.0 15.5
17 46.9b 42.9 32.8 31.4 22.9 22.5
18 55.4a 51.5 42.1a 38.7 32.4 29.7
19 62.1 60.5 46.9 45.5 36.9a 33.2
20 65.3 64.0 47.3 44.9 37.9 35.7
21 68.5a 64.6 49.2a 45.1 39.9 37.1
22 70.3 67.7 49.4 49.4 41.3 40.3
23 70.9 71.0 49.3 48.4 41.6 39.8
24 70.8 71.0 46.0 47.4 38.5 39.5
25 71.3 71.4 46.5a 42.8 39.9a 35.7
26-29 71.8 70.1 43.2 41.4 36.4 35.7
30-34 70.4 68.3 36.3 36.0 32.0 31.5
35-39 69.3 70.0 31.5 32.9 28.0 28.5
40-44 72.5 70.5 31.9 30.3 29.4a 26.6
45-49 75.7 74.9 32.6 32.3 29.6 29.6
50-54 72.5 75.2 29.3 29.7 26.7 26.7
55-59 74.2 73.6 25.3 24.6 22.7 22.0
60-64 75.3 76.3 20.1 20.5 18.6 18.8
65 or Older 67.5 65.1 11.1 10.8 9.5 9.0
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Table 2.13A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 45,832 45,091 11,295 11,030 8,231 8,051
12 67 58 31 30 14 10
13 115 129 56 69 16 25
14 219 230 134 159 59 77
15 364 358 253 252 119 108
16 475 547 347 366 178 197
17 572 633 392 423 214 201
18 861 759 567 496 295 277
19 765 810 425 506 233 270
20 750 852 361 439 199 245
21 869 819 359 359 222 199
22 810 826 289 330 186 199
23 851 807 292 277 195 176
24 867 913 288 268 181 191
25 832 779 263 253 195 164
26-29 4,050 3,871 1,171 1,088 865 780
30-34 4,996 4,513 1,112 1,061 835 826
35-39 5,625 5,666 1,262 1,367 1,097 1,201
40-44 5,549 5,107 939 1,096 792 876
45-49 4,286 4,312 739 649 660 580
50-54 3,311 3,702 493 419 416 402
55-59 2,836 2,714 512b 192 402a 181
60-64 1,899 1,642 174 248 173 185
65 or Older 4,863 5,043 834 683 683 683
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Table 2.13B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 18.6 18.2 4.6 4.5 3.3 3.2
12 1.7 1.4 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.2
13 2.8 3.1 1.3 1.7 0.4 0.6
14 5.1 5.6 3.1 3.8 1.4 1.9
15 8.0 8.2 5.6 5.8 2.6 2.5
16 11.0 12.3 8.0 8.2 4.1 4.4
17 13.7 15.3 9.4 10.2 5.1 4.9
18 18.8a 15.9 12.4 10.4 6.4 5.8
19 18.3 18.5 10.2 11.6 5.6 6.2
20 18.6 20.9 9.0 10.7 4.9 6.0
21 20.3 20.0 8.4 8.8 5.2 4.9
22 20.5 21.8 7.3 8.7 4.7 5.2
23 21.6 20.4 7.4 7.0 5.0 4.5
24 22.1 23.2 7.4 6.8 4.6 4.8
25 21.7 20.9 6.9 6.8 5.1 4.4
26-29 24.6 23.6 7.1 6.6 5.2 4.8
30-34 26.8a 23.9 6.0 5.6 4.5 4.4
35-39 26.9 26.9 6.0 6.5 5.2 5.7
40-44 24.8 24.1 4.2 5.2 3.5 4.1
45-49 19.5 19.1 3.4 2.9 3.0 2.6
50-54 15.9 17.0 2.4 1.9 2.0 1.9
55-59 16.2 14.7 2.9b 1.0 2.3a 1.0
60-64 14.1 12.4 1.3 1.9 1.3 1.4
65 or Older 13.6 13.9 2.3 1.9 1.9 1.9
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Table 2.14A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 88,737 88,362 26,844 26,565 13,708 13,263
12 81 67 41 44 7a 18
13 173 180 95 113 30 38
14 418 355 280 236 121 88
15 732a 616 494 466 220 202
16 956 935 649 676 288 310
17 1,112 1,128 816 829 381 413
18 1,708 1,629 1,339 1,293 649 709
19 1,736 1,714 1,186 1,174 591 614
20 1,681 1,779 1,007 1,091 538 545
21 1,874 1,841 1,058 1,021 522 547
22 1,868 1,698 987 928 476 459
23 1,710 1,774 809 816 404 351
24 1,823 1,792 809 773 402 366
25 1,722 1,629 732 631 390a 281
26-29 7,374 7,223 2,953 2,724 1,543 1,330
30-34 7,934 7,740 2,805 2,629 1,294 1,171
35-39 8,560 8,614 2,298 2,275 1,147 1,170
40-44 8,612 7,965 2,075 2,134 1,086 1,034
45-49 8,329 8,856 2,187 2,362 1,187 1,282
50-54 8,498 8,733 1,704 1,977 828 872
55-59 6,718 6,826 1,205 961 757 585
60-64 4,897 4,655 515 603 346 271
65 or Older 10,221 10,616 798 809 500 604
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Table 2.14B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 36.1 35.7 10.9 10.7 5.6 5.4
12 2.1 1.7 1.0 1.1 0.2 0.4
13 4.2 4.4 2.3 2.8 0.7 0.9
14 9.8 8.6 6.5 5.7 2.8 2.1
15 16.1 14.0 10.9 10.6 4.8 4.6
16 22.1 21.0 15.0 15.2 6.6 7.0
17 26.5 27.3 19.5 20.0 9.1 10.0
18 37.2 34.2 29.2 27.1 14.1 14.9
19 41.6 39.1 28.4 26.8 14.2 14.0
20 41.7 43.5 25.0 26.7 13.4 13.3
21 43.6 45.0 24.6 25.0 12.2 13.4
22 47.3 44.8 25.0 24.5 12.1 12.1
23 43.3 44.9 20.5 20.6 10.2 8.9
24 46.5 45.5 20.6 19.6 10.3 9.3
25 44.9 43.7 19.1 16.9 10.2a 7.6
26-29 44.7 44.0 17.9 16.6 9.4 8.1
30-34 42.6 41.0 15.1 13.9 7.0 6.2
35-39 41.0 40.9 11.0 10.8 5.5 5.6
40-44 38.5 37.6 9.3 10.1 4.9 4.9
45-49 37.8 39.2 9.9 10.5 5.4 5.7
50-54 40.7 40.2 8.2 9.1 4.0 4.0
55-59 38.4 37.1 6.9 5.2 4.3 3.2
60-64 36.5 35.0 3.8 4.5 2.6 2.0
65 or Older 28.7 29.2 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.7
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Table 2.15A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 203,368 203,976 162,415 162,876 125,309 126,760
12 372 405 224 257 75 89
13 858 764 621 536 236 194
14 1,493a 1,320 1,157a 1,004 505a 413
15 2,169 2,054 1,776 1,682 873 835
16 2,584 2,627 2,209 2,168 1,180 1,059
17 2,779 2,779 2,374 2,370 1,353 1,429
18 3,496 3,453 3,187 3,054 2,119 1,993
19 3,378 3,549 2,987 3,197 2,189 2,354
20 3,445 3,419 3,062 3,092 2,293 2,362
21 3,845 3,677 3,601 3,496 3,013 2,933
22 3,558 3,353 3,325 3,116 2,796a 2,522
23 3,604 3,539 3,331 3,275 2,750 2,705
24 3,530 3,527 3,215 3,222 2,609 2,657
25 3,454 3,370 3,105 3,052 2,512 2,507
26-29 14,939 14,676 12,993 13,064 10,482 10,363
30-34 16,534 16,864 14,228 14,649 11,217 11,729
35-39 18,982 18,782 15,890 15,927 12,347 12,442
40-44 20,270 19,168 16,651 15,956 12,682 12,916
45-49 20,264 20,448 16,372 16,209 12,977 13,158
50-54 18,837 19,268 14,319 15,285 11,680 12,388
55-59 15,305 16,314 11,408 12,230 9,285 9,573
60-64 11,778 11,620 8,316 8,102 6,448 6,323
65 or Older 27,895a 29,001 18,063 17,934 13,688 13,814
80402
Table 2.15B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 82.7 82.3 66.0 65.7 50.9 51.1
12 9.5 10.1 5.7 6.4 1.9 2.2
13 20.7 18.6 15.0 13.0 5.7 4.7
14 34.9a 31.9 27.0a 24.3 11.8 10.0
15 47.8 46.8 39.1 38.3 19.2 19.0
16 59.7 59.0 51.0 48.7 27.3b 23.8
17 66.3 67.2 56.7 57.3 32.3 34.6
18 76.2a 72.4 69.5b 64.1 46.2a 41.8
19 80.9 81.0 71.5 73.0 52.4 53.7
20 85.5 83.7 76.0 75.7 56.9 57.8
21 89.6 90.0 83.9 85.5 70.2 71.8
22 90.1 88.5 84.2 82.2 70.8a 66.5
23 91.3 89.5 84.4 82.8 69.7 68.4
24 90.0 89.5 82.0 81.8 66.5 67.4
25 90.0 90.5 80.9 82.0 65.5 67.3
26-29 90.6 89.5 78.8 79.7 63.5 63.2
30-34 88.8 89.2 76.4 77.5 60.3 62.1
35-39 90.8 89.2 76.0 75.6 59.1 59.1
40-44 90.6 90.4 74.4 75.2 56.7a 60.9
45-49 92.0 90.6 74.3 71.8 58.9 58.3
50-54 90.2 88.7 68.6 70.4 55.9 57.0
55-59 87.4 88.6 65.2 66.4 53.0 52.0
60-64 87.7 87.4 61.9 60.9 48.0 47.6
65 or Older 78.2 79.9 50.7 49.4 38.4 38.1
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Table 2.16A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 125,309 126,760 56,575 57,778 16,946 17,010
12 75 89 23 37 * 2
13 236 194 94 84 20a 4
14 505a 413 265b 184 29 17
15 873 835 524 479 79 107
16 1,180 1,059 788a 673 194 167
17 1,353 1,429 920 989 280 294
18 2,119 1,993 1,501 1,378 589a 457
19 2,189 2,354 1,552 1,702 603 618
20 2,293 2,362 1,572 1,645 564 647
21 3,013 2,933 2,118 2,047 836 733
22 2,796a 2,522 1,932 1,776 682 641
23 2,750 2,705 1,863 1,793 680 640
24 2,609 2,657 1,697 1,743 631 615
25 2,512 2,507 1,579 1,590 507 469
26-29 10,482 10,363 6,322 6,223 1,959 1,721
30-34 11,217 11,729 5,678 6,158 1,569 1,697
35-39 12,347 12,442 5,766 5,991 1,532 1,782
40-44 12,682 12,916 5,689 5,916 1,489 1,552
45-49 12,977 13,158 5,248 5,397 1,541 1,758
50-54 11,680 12,388 4,603 4,679 1,402 1,373
55-59 9,285 9,573 2,408 2,920 812 823
60-64 6,448 6,323 1,719 1,610 361 388
65 or Older 13,688 13,814 2,714 2,762 586 506
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Table 2.16B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month, by Detailed Age Category: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Age Category TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 50.9 51.1 23.0 23.3 6.9 6.9
12 1.9 2.2 0.6 0.9 * 0.1
13 5.7 4.7 2.3 2.0 0.5a 0.1
14 11.8 10.0 6.2a 4.5 0.7 0.4
15 19.2 19.0 11.5 10.9 1.7 2.4
16 27.3b 23.8 18.2b 15.1 4.5 3.8
17 32.3 34.6 22.0 23.9 6.7 7.1
18 46.2a 41.8 32.7a 28.9 12.8b 9.6
19 52.4 53.7 37.2 38.8 14.4 14.1
20 56.9 57.8 39.0 40.3 14.0 15.8
21 70.2 71.8 49.3 50.1 19.5 17.9
22 70.8a 66.5 48.9 46.9 17.3 16.9
23 69.7 68.4 47.2 45.3 17.2 16.2
24 66.5 67.4 43.3 44.3 16.1 15.6
25 65.5 67.3 41.2 42.7 13.2 12.6
26-29 63.5 63.2 38.3 37.9 11.9 10.5
30-34 60.3 62.1 30.5 32.6 8.4 9.0
35-39 59.1 59.1 27.6 28.4 7.3 8.5
40-44 56.7a 60.9 25.4 27.9 6.7 7.3
45-49 58.9 58.3 23.8 23.9 7.0 7.8
50-54 55.9 57.0 22.0 21.5 6.7 6.3
55-59 53.0 52.0 13.8 15.9 4.6 4.5
60-64 48.0 47.6 12.8 12.1 2.7 2.9
65 or Older 38.4 38.1 7.6 7.6 1.6 1.4
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Table 2.17A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 173,921 172,366 85,999 84,836 72,873 70,939
AGE            
12-17 7,552b 7,012 5,282a 4,992 3,275 3,128
18-25 23,514a 23,006 17,683a 17,133 14,384b 13,694
26 or Older 142,854 142,347 63,034 62,711 55,215 54,118
GENDER            
Male 93,500 92,802 51,249 50,742 43,389 42,369
Female 80,422 79,564 34,751 34,094 29,484 28,570
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 154,833 153,544 75,921 74,883 64,727 63,168
White 129,333 128,856 62,281 61,685 52,884 51,971
Black or African American 17,522 16,983 9,566 9,117 8,477 7,836
American Indian or Alaska Native 971 944 602 607 521 530
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 490 * * * *
Asian 4,567 4,384 2,126 2,136 1,649 1,633
Two or More Races 1,839 1,888 1,006 1,083 901 964
Hispanic or Latino 19,088 18,822 10,079 9,953 8,145 7,772
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Table 2.17B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 70.7a 69.5 35.0 34.2 29.6a 28.6
AGE            
12-17 29.7b 27.8 20.8a 19.8 12.9 12.4
18-25 71.8a 70.3 54.0a 52.3 43.9b 41.8
26 or Older 76.0 75.0 33.5 33.0 29.4 28.5
GENDER            
Male 78.3a 77.2 42.9 42.2 36.4 35.2
Female 63.5 62.4 27.4 26.7 23.3 22.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 72.8 71.9 35.7 35.1 30.4 29.6
White 76.8 76.2 37.0 36.5 31.4 30.7
Black or African American 60.2 58.1 32.9 31.2 29.1 26.8
American Indian or Alaska Native 78.8 74.5 48.9 47.9 42.3 41.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 69.1 * * * *
Asian 44.4 41.4 20.7 20.2 16.0 15.4
Two or More Races 69.8 69.0 38.2 39.6 34.2 35.2
Hispanic or Latino 57.1 55.0 30.2 29.1 24.4 22.7
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Table 2.18A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 7,552b 7,012 5,282a 4,992 3,275 3,128
GENDER            
Male 4,069 3,932 2,877 2,882 1,810 1,816
Female 3,483b 3,081 2,405b 2,110 1,464a 1,312
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,317b 5,894 4,472 4,249 2,829 2,737
White 5,047a 4,748 3,685 3,578 2,379 2,328
Black or African American 899 818 519 477 301 289
American Indian or Alaska Native 58 54 * 39 32 28
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 169 151 123 80 54 44
Two or More Races 126 106 94a 64 60 41
Hispanic or Latino 1,235 1,118 811 743 445 391
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 2,731 2,661 2,046 2,054 1,332 1,321
Female, White, Not Hispanic 2,316a 2,087 1,639 1,524 1,047 1,008
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 474 424 272 264 159 169
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 425 394 247 214 142 121
Male, Hispanic 674 661 424 443 246 246
Female, Hispanic 561a 457 386a 301 199 144
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Table 2.18B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 29.7b 27.8 20.8a 19.8 12.9 12.4
GENDER            
Male 31.4 30.5 22.2 22.4 14.0 14.1
Female 28.0b 24.9 19.4b 17.1 11.8a 10.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 30.3b 28.6 21.5 20.7 13.6 13.3
White 33.1a 31.5 24.2 23.8 15.6 15.5
Black or African American 23.1 21.3 13.3 12.4 7.7 7.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 43.0 32.5 * 23.3 23.2 16.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 16.4 14.8 12.0 7.9 5.2 4.3
Two or More Races 30.4 25.4 22.6a 15.4 14.5 9.9
Hispanic or Latino 27.1a 24.0 17.8 15.9 9.8 8.4
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 35.1 34.5 26.3 26.6 17.1 17.1
Female, White, Not Hispanic 31.1b 28.4 22.0 20.8 14.0 13.7
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 23.7 21.8 13.6 13.6 7.9 8.7
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 22.5 20.7 13.1 11.2 7.5 6.3
Male, Hispanic 29.0 27.8 18.2 18.6 10.6 10.3
Female, Hispanic 25.2b 20.0 17.3b 13.2 8.9a 6.3
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Table 2.19A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 23,514a 23,006 17,683a 17,133 14,384b 13,694
GENDER            
Male 12,652 12,543 10,140 9,970 8,409 8,238
Female 10,863b 10,463 7,543a 7,163 5,974b 5,456
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,878b 19,357 15,268b 14,638 12,562b 11,800
White 15,988 15,462 12,457 11,951 10,303b 9,620
Black or African American 2,554 2,527 1,794 1,720 1,490 1,421
American Indian or Alaska Native 164 148 134 119 101 108
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 773 802 570 532 403 392
Two or More Races 264 331 211 257 182 210
Hispanic or Latino 3,636 3,649 2,415 2,494 1,822 1,894
EDUCATION            
< High School 4,581 4,331 3,758 3,594 3,273 3,134
High School Graduate 8,169 7,809 6,383 6,027 5,349 5,028
Some College 7,634 7,742 5,537 5,534 4,285 4,222
College Graduate 3,130 3,124 2,005 1,978 1,476 1,311
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 12,044 11,543 8,969 8,545 7,495a 7,028
Part-Time 5,659 5,616 4,172 4,131 3,196 3,129
Unemployed 1,862 1,927 1,541 1,594 1,386 1,381
Other1 3,949 3,921 3,000 2,862 2,308 2,156
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Table 2.19B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 71.8a 70.3 54.0a 52.3 43.9b 41.8
GENDER            
Male 76.7 76.1 61.5 60.5 51.0 50.0
Female 66.9b 64.4 46.4a 44.1 36.8b 33.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 73.9b 71.8 56.7b 54.3 46.7b 43.8
White 79.2b 76.4 61.7b 59.1 51.0b 47.5
Black or African American 56.9 55.9 40.0 38.1 33.2 31.4
American Indian or Alaska Native 90.6 87.7 73.9 70.8 56.1 64.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 50.5 55.5 37.2 36.8 26.3 27.1
Two or More Races 75.9 75.0 60.9 58.1 52.4 47.5
Hispanic or Latino 62.4 63.0 41.4 43.1 31.3 32.7
EDUCATION            
< High School 70.3 69.7 57.6 57.8 50.2 50.4
High School Graduate 72.5a 70.1 56.6a 54.1 47.5a 45.1
Some College 71.9 70.6 52.1 50.5 40.4 38.5
College Graduate 72.3 70.7 46.3 44.8 34.1b 29.7
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 76.3 75.3 56.8 55.7 47.5 45.8
Part-Time 68.4 66.7 50.4 49.0 38.6 37.1
Unemployed 74.6 73.8 61.8 61.0 55.6 52.9
Other1 63.8 61.6 48.5a 45.0 37.3a 33.9
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Table 2.20A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 142,854 142,347 63,034 62,711 55,215 54,118
GENDER            
Male 76,779 76,327 38,231 37,890 33,169 32,315
Female 66,076 66,020 24,803 24,821 22,045 21,802
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 128,638 128,293 56,181 55,996 49,336 48,631
White 108,298 108,646 46,139 46,156 40,202 40,023
Black or African American 14,069 13,638 7,253 6,920 6,686 6,125
American Indian or Alaska Native * 743 * * 389 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 3,626 3,431 1,432 1,524 1,193 1,197
Two or More Races 1,449 1,450 701 762 659 713
Hispanic or Latino 14,216 14,054 6,853 6,715 5,879 5,487
EDUCATION            
< High School 21,208 20,366 12,517a 11,140 11,613b 10,086
High School Graduate 43,921 43,019 21,734 21,878 19,866 19,964
Some College 35,642 36,558 15,883 16,129 13,915 13,845
College Graduate 42,084 42,404 12,901 13,564 9,821 10,223
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 83,010 82,406 40,653 39,684 34,935 33,571
Part-Time 15,661 15,770 5,865 5,874 5,172 5,015
Unemployed 3,580 3,399 2,479 2,373 2,297 2,172
Other1 40,603 40,771 14,036 14,780 12,810 13,360
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Table 2.20B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 76.0 75.0 33.5 33.0 29.4 28.5
GENDER            
Male 85.4a 84.0 42.5 41.7 36.9 35.6
Female 67.4 66.7 25.3 25.1 22.5 22.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 78.0 77.2 34.1 33.7 29.9 29.3
White 81.5 81.2 34.7 34.5 30.2 29.9
Black or African American 67.9 65.4 35.0 33.2 32.3 29.4
American Indian or Alaska Native * 79.6 * * 42.4 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 46.9 42.2 18.5 18.7 15.4 14.7
Two or More Races 77.3 77.3 37.4 40.6 35.2 38.0
Hispanic or Latino 61.7 59.1 29.7 28.2 25.5 23.1
EDUCATION            
< High School 70.4 67.6 41.5b 37.0 38.5b 33.5
High School Graduate 75.9 75.5 37.6 38.4 34.4 35.0
Some College 79.8 78.6 35.6 34.7 31.2 29.8
College Graduate 76.1 75.4 23.3 24.1 17.8 18.2
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 78.5 77.6 38.4 37.4 33.0 31.6
Part-Time 76.0 74.8 28.5 27.9 25.1 23.8
Unemployed 78.5 75.7 54.4 52.9 50.4 48.4
Other1 71.3 70.1 24.7 25.4 22.5 23.0
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Table 2.21A – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 166,369 165,353 80,717 79,844 69,598 67,812
GENDER            
Male 89,431 88,870 48,371 47,859 41,578 40,553
Female 76,938 76,484 32,346 31,985 28,020 27,258
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 148,516 147,650 71,449 70,634 61,898 60,431
White 124,286 124,108 58,596 58,107 50,505 49,642
Black or African American 16,623 16,165 9,047 8,640 8,176 7,546
American Indian or Alaska Native 912 890 558 569 490 502
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 4,398 4,233 2,003 2,056 1,595 1,589
Two or More Races 1,713 1,782 912 1,018 841 922
Hispanic or Latino 17,853 17,703 9,268 9,210 7,700 7,381
EDUCATION            
< High School 25,789 24,696 16,275a 14,734 14,887b 13,219
High School Graduate 52,090 50,829 28,117 27,905 25,215 24,992
Some College 43,276 44,300 21,420 21,662 18,199 18,067
College Graduate 45,214 45,528 14,905 15,542 11,297 11,534
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 95,054 93,948 49,623 48,230 42,430 40,599
Part-Time 21,320 21,386 10,037 10,004 8,368 8,144
Unemployed 5,442 5,326 4,021 3,967 3,683 3,553
Other1 44,552 44,693 17,036 17,643 15,118 15,516
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Table 2.21B – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
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 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 75.4a 74.3 36.6 35.9 31.5a 30.5
GENDER            
Male 84.1a 82.8 45.5 44.6 39.1 37.8
Female 67.3 66.4 28.3 27.8 24.5 23.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 77.4 76.5 37.3 36.6 32.3 31.3
White 81.2 80.6 38.3 37.7 33.0 32.2
Black or African American 65.9 63.7 35.9 34.0 32.4 29.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 83.2 80.8 50.9 51.6 44.7 45.6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 47.5 44.2 21.6 21.5 17.2 16.6
Two or More Races 77.1 76.9 41.1 43.9 37.9 39.8
Hispanic or Latino 61.8 59.8 32.1 31.1 26.7 24.9
EDUCATION            
< High School 70.4 68.0 44.4b 40.6 40.6b 36.4
High School Graduate 75.4 74.6 40.7 40.9 36.5 36.7
Some College 78.3 77.1 38.8 37.7 32.9 31.4
College Graduate 75.8 75.1 25.0 25.6 18.9 19.0
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 78.2 77.3 40.8 39.7 34.9a 33.4
Part-Time 73.8 72.5 34.7 33.9 29.0 27.6
Unemployed 77.1 75.0 57.0 55.9 52.2 50.0
Other1 70.6 69.3 27.0 27.3 24.0 24.0
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Table 2.22A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 162,991 161,806 71,676 70,569 61,565 60,069
AGE            
12-17 6,560b 5,971 4,315b 3,955 2,634 2,482
18-25 21,794b 21,191 15,390b 14,763 12,582b 11,835
26 or Older 134,637 134,643 51,971 51,850 46,349 45,752
GENDER            
Male 84,793 84,613 38,802 38,303 33,220 32,607
Female 78,198 77,193 32,875 32,266 28,345 27,462
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 145,024 144,278 62,511 61,884 54,069 53,046
White 121,458 121,432 50,919 50,521 43,931 43,305
Black or African American 15,909 15,582 7,998 7,853 7,101 6,777
American Indian or Alaska Native 902 915 548 524 469 436
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 4,394 4,095 1,856 1,851 1,499 1,505
Two or More Races 1,783 1,794 891 913 804 818
Hispanic or Latino 17,967 17,528 9,166 8,685 7,497 7,023
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Table 2.22B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 66.3a 65.3 29.1 28.5 25.0 24.2
AGE            
12-17 25.8b 23.7 17.0b 15.7 10.4 9.8
18-25 66.6b 64.7 47.0b 45.1 38.4b 36.2
26 or Older 71.7 70.9 27.7 27.3 24.7 24.1
GENDER            
Male 71.0 70.4 32.5 31.8 27.8 27.1
Female 61.7 60.5 26.0 25.3 22.4 21.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 68.2 67.5 29.4 29.0 25.4 24.8
White 72.1 71.8 30.2 29.9 26.1 25.6
Black or African American 54.6 53.3 27.5 26.9 24.4 23.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 73.2 72.2 44.5 41.4 38.1 34.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 42.7 38.6 18.0 17.5 14.6 14.2
Two or More Races 67.7 65.6 33.8 33.4 30.5 29.9
Hispanic or Latino 53.8 51.2 27.4 25.4 22.4 20.5
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Table 2.23A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 6,560b 5,971 4,315b 3,955 2,634 2,482
GENDER            
Male 3,343 3,153 2,160 2,068 1,302 1,285
Female 3,217b 2,818 2,156b 1,887 1,332a 1,197
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,453b 5,000 3,626b 3,342 2,262 2,169
White 4,338a 4,018 2,969 2,812 1,889 1,837
Black or African American 780 686 419 368 235 234
American Indian or Alaska Native 55 49 * 32 29 22
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 152 129 114 62 53 35
Two or More Races 113 101 79 61 52 37
Hispanic or Latino 1,107a 971 689 613 372 313
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 2,188 2,089 1,475 1,429 919 905
Female, White, Not Hispanic 2,150b 1,930 1,494 1,383 970 932
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 397 349 220 196 117 132
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 382 338 199 172 118 102
Male, Hispanic 592 541 354 341 200 185
Female, Hispanic 516 430 335 272 172 128
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Table 2.23B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 25.8b 23.7 17.0b 15.7 10.4 9.8
GENDER            
Male 25.8 24.5 16.7 16.0 10.0 10.0
Female 25.9b 22.8 17.4b 15.3 10.7a 9.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 26.2b 24.3 17.4a 16.2 10.9 10.5
White 28.5a 26.7 19.5 18.7 12.4 12.2
Black or African American 20.0 17.8 10.8 9.6 6.0 6.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 40.2 29.7 * 19.3 21.2 13.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 14.7 12.6 11.0a 6.1 5.2 3.4
Two or More Races 27.2 24.2 19.2 14.5 12.7 8.9
Hispanic or Latino 24.3b 20.8 15.1 13.1 8.2 6.7
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 28.1 27.1 18.9 18.5 11.8 11.7
Female, White, Not Hispanic 28.8b 26.3 20.0 18.8 13.0 12.7
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 19.8 17.9 11.0 10.1 5.9 6.8
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 20.2 17.7 10.5 9.0 6.2 5.4
Male, Hispanic 25.4 22.7 15.2 14.3 8.6 7.8
Female, Hispanic 23.1a 18.8 15.0a 11.9 7.7 5.6
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Table 2.24A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 21,794b 21,191 15,390b 14,763 12,582b 11,835
GENDER            
Male 11,402 11,263 8,383 8,138 6,909 6,673
Female 10,392b 9,928 7,007b 6,626 5,673b 5,161
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 18,334b 17,749 13,159b 12,537 10,903b 10,127
White 14,780 14,139 10,780a 10,171 8,958b 8,251
Black or African American 2,305 2,312 1,481 1,480 1,232 1,186
American Indian or Alaska Native * 143 * 114 * 88
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 723 757 506 492 383 372
Two or More Races 252 314 183 226 162 183
Hispanic or Latino 3,461 3,442 2,231 2,227 1,680 1,708
EDUCATION            
< High School 4,349 4,122 3,462 3,335 3,024 2,867
High School Graduate 7,632 7,204 5,637a 5,218 4,737a 4,339
Some College 6,957 7,087 4,664 4,688 3,587 3,575
College Graduate 2,857 2,778 1,627 1,522 1,235a 1,054
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 11,347a 10,684 7,910a 7,373 6,626b 6,099
Part-Time 5,073 5,053 3,504 3,492 2,708 2,658
Unemployed 1,744 1,833 1,398 1,441 1,253 1,244
Other1 3,631 3,620 2,578 2,458 1,996 1,834
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Table 2.24B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 66.6b 64.7 47.0b 45.1 38.4b 36.2
GENDER            
Male 69.1 68.3 50.8 49.4 41.9 40.5
Female 64.0b 61.1 43.1b 40.8 34.9b 31.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 68.1b 65.9 48.9b 46.5 40.5b 37.6
White 73.2b 69.9 53.4b 50.3 44.4b 40.8
Black or African American 51.4 51.2 33.0 32.8 27.5 26.2
American Indian or Alaska Native * 84.8 * 67.7 * 52.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 47.2 52.3 33.1 34.0 25.0 25.7
Two or More Races 72.6 71.1 52.5 51.1 46.6 41.5
Hispanic or Latino 59.4 59.5 38.3 38.5 28.8 29.5
EDUCATION            
< High School 66.7 66.3 53.1 53.6 46.4 46.1
High School Graduate 67.7b 64.7 50.0b 46.9 42.0b 39.0
Some College 65.5 64.7 43.9 42.8 33.8 32.6
College Graduate 66.0 62.9 37.6a 34.4 28.5b 23.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 71.9a 69.7 50.1a 48.1 42.0a 39.8
Part-Time 61.3 60.0 42.3 41.5 32.7 31.6
Unemployed 69.9 70.2 56.1 55.2 50.2 47.6
Other1 58.7 56.9 41.6a 38.6 32.2b 28.8
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Table 2.25A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 134,637 134,643 51,971 51,850 46,349 45,752
GENDER            
Male 70,048 70,196 28,259 28,097 25,009 24,648
Female 64,589 64,448 23,712 23,753 21,340 21,104
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 121,237 121,528 45,725 46,005 40,904 40,750
White 102,339 103,275 37,171 37,538 33,084 33,217
Black or African American 12,824 12,585 6,098 6,004 5,634 5,356
American Indian or Alaska Native 708 722 390 * 354 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 3,520 3,210 1,236 1,297 1,062 1,098
Two or More Races 1,418 1,379 630 626 590 598
Hispanic or Latino 13,399 13,115 6,245 5,845 5,446 5,002
EDUCATION            
< High School 19,921 19,173 10,960 10,099 10,033 9,077
High School Graduate 41,747 41,334 18,720 19,116 17,277 17,398
Some College 33,961 34,922 13,201 13,308 11,725 11,847
College Graduate 39,008 39,215 9,089 9,327 7,314 7,430
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 77,542 77,298 32,243 31,329 28,421 27,466
Part-Time 15,073 15,028 5,135 5,267 4,633 4,559
Unemployed 3,374 3,202 2,265 2,076 2,119 1,922
Other1 38,647 39,115 12,328 13,178 11,176 11,806
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Table 2.25B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 71.7 70.9 27.7 27.3 24.7 24.1
GENDER            
Male 77.9 77.2 31.4 30.9 27.8 27.1
Female 65.9 65.1 24.2 24.0 21.8 21.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 73.5 73.2 27.7 27.7 24.8 24.5
White 77.0 77.2 28.0 28.1 24.9 24.8
Black or African American 61.9 60.3 29.4 28.8 27.2 25.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 77.3 77.4 42.6 * 38.6 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 45.5 39.5 16.0 15.9 13.7 13.5
Two or More Races 75.7 73.5 33.6 33.4 31.5 31.9
Hispanic or Latino 58.2 55.1 27.1 24.6 23.6 21.0
EDUCATION            
< High School 66.1 63.7 36.4 33.5 33.3a 30.1
High School Graduate 72.2 72.5 32.4 33.5 29.9 30.5
Some College 76.1 75.1 29.6 28.6 26.3 25.5
College Graduate 70.6 69.7 16.4 16.6 13.2 13.2
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 73.3 72.8 30.5 29.5 26.9 25.9
Part-Time 73.1 71.3 24.9 25.0 22.5 21.6
Unemployed 74.0 71.3 49.7 46.2 46.5 42.8
Other1 67.9 67.3 21.7 22.7 19.6 20.3
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Table 2.26A – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 156,431 155,835 67,361 66,614 58,932 57,587
GENDER            
Male 81,450 81,459 36,642 36,235 31,918 31,322
Female 74,981 74,376 30,719 30,379 27,013 26,266
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 139,571 139,278 58,884 58,541 51,806 50,877
White 117,120 117,414 47,950 47,709 42,042 41,468
Black or African American 15,129 14,896 7,580 7,485 6,866 6,542
American Indian or Alaska Native 848 865 507 492 440 414
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 4,243 3,967 1,742 1,789 1,445 1,470
Two or More Races 1,670 1,693 812 852 752 781
Hispanic or Latino 16,860 16,557 8,477 8,072 7,125 6,710
EDUCATION            
< High School 24,270 23,295 14,422 13,434 13,057 11,944
High School Graduate 49,379 48,538 24,357 24,334 22,014 21,737
Some College 40,918 42,009 17,865 17,996 15,312 15,423
College Graduate 41,865 41,992 10,717 10,848 8,548 8,484
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 88,889 87,983 40,153 38,701 35,047 33,565
Part-Time 20,146 20,082 8,640 8,759 7,341 7,216
Unemployed 5,118 5,035 3,663 3,517 3,372 3,166
Other1 42,278 42,735 14,905 15,636 13,171 13,640
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Table 2.26B – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 70.9 70.0 30.5 29.9 26.7 25.9
GENDER            
Male 76.6 75.9 34.4 33.7 30.0 29.2
Female 65.6 64.5 26.9 26.4 23.6 22.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 72.8 72.2 30.7 30.3 27.0 26.4
White 76.5 76.2 31.3 31.0 27.5 26.9
Black or African American 60.0 58.7 30.1 29.5 27.2 25.8
American Indian or Alaska Native 77.3 78.6 46.2 44.7 40.1 37.6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 45.8 41.4 18.8 18.7 15.6 15.3
Two or More Races 75.2 73.0 36.6 36.8 33.8 33.7
Hispanic or Latino 58.4 56.0 29.4 27.3 24.7 22.7
EDUCATION            
< High School 66.2 64.1 39.4 37.0 35.6a 32.9
High School Graduate 71.5 71.2 35.2 35.7 31.9 31.9
Some College 74.0 73.1 32.3 31.3 27.7 26.8
College Graduate 70.2 69.2 18.0 17.9 14.3 14.0
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 73.1 72.4 33.0 31.9 28.8 27.6
Part-Time 69.7 68.1 29.9 29.7 25.4 24.5
Unemployed 72.5 70.9 51.9 49.5 47.8 44.6
Other1 67.0 66.2 23.6 24.2 20.9 21.1
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Table 2.27A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 45,832 45,091 11,295 11,030 8,231 8,051
AGE            
12-17 1,811 1,954 1,214 1,300 601 617
18-25 6,606 6,567 2,845 2,928 1,706 1,721
26 or Older 37,415 36,570 7,236 6,802 5,924 5,713
GENDER            
Male 38,579 38,204 10,469 10,117 7,843 7,589
Female 7,253 6,887 826 913 388 461
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 43,085 42,229 10,708 10,318 7,922 7,615
White 38,269 38,118 9,617 9,711 7,126 7,175
Black or African American 3,173 2,605 627a 297 499a 195
American Indian or Alaska Native 417 474 106 101 81 83
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 89 * 47 19 37 17
Asian 685 461 211a 73 127 57
Two or More Races 451 461 99 118 53 88
Hispanic or Latino 2,747 2,862 587 712 309 436
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Table 2.27B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 18.6 18.2 4.6 4.5 3.3 3.2
AGE            
12-17 7.1 7.7 4.8 5.1 2.4 2.4
18-25 20.2 20.1 8.7 8.9 5.2 5.3
26 or Older 19.9 19.3 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.0
GENDER            
Male 32.3 31.8 8.8 8.4 6.6 6.3
Female 5.7 5.4 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 20.3 19.8 5.0 4.8 3.7 3.6
White 22.7 22.5 5.7 5.7 4.2 4.2
Black or African American 10.9 8.9 2.2b 1.0 1.7a 0.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 33.9 37.4 8.6 7.9 6.5 6.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9.5 * 5.0 2.7 3.9 2.5
Asian 6.7 4.4 2.1a 0.7 1.2 0.5
Two or More Races 17.1 16.8 3.8 4.3 2.0 3.2
Hispanic or Latino 8.2 8.4 1.8 2.1 0.9 1.3
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Table 2.28A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 1,811 1,954 1,214 1,300 601 617
GENDER            
Male 1,440 1,554 1,027 1,089 546 566
Female 371 401 186 211 55 51
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,639a 1,791 1,104 1,195 571 569
White 1,495 1,634 1,029 1,132 537 548
Black or African American 79 90 38 31 20 10
American Indian or Alaska Native 24 26 10 16 4 5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 17 19 9 6 3 1
Two or More Races 24 20 16 9 6 6
Hispanic or Latino 172 163 110 105 30 48
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,217 1,309 889 954 502 507
Female, White, Not Hispanic 278 325 140 178 35 41
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 47 64 32 30 16 10
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 31 26 7 1 4 *
Male, Hispanic 135 130 84 78 20 42
Female, Hispanic 37 33 26 26 10 6
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Table 2.28B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 7.1 7.7 4.8 5.1 2.4 2.4
GENDER            
Male 11.1 12.1 7.9 8.4 4.2 4.4
Female 3.0 3.2 1.5 1.7 0.4 0.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 7.9a 8.7 5.3 5.8 2.7 2.8
White 9.8a 10.9 6.8a 7.5 3.5 3.6
Black or African American 2.0 2.3 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.3
American Indian or Alaska Native 17.4 15.4 7.5 9.8 3.2 3.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 1.7 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.1
Two or More Races 5.8 4.8 4.0 2.1 1.4 1.3
Hispanic or Latino 3.8 3.5 2.4 2.2 0.7 1.0
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 15.6 17.0 11.4 12.4 6.4 6.6
Female, White, Not Hispanic 3.7 4.4 1.9 2.4 0.5 0.6
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 2.4 3.3 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.5
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.7 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.2 *
Male, Hispanic 5.8 5.5 3.6 3.3 0.9 1.8
Female, Hispanic 1.7 1.5 1.2 1.2 0.4 0.3
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Table 2.29A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 6,606 6,567 2,845 2,928 1,706 1,721
GENDER            
Male 5,365 5,333 2,578 2,637 1,635 1,636
Female 1,240 1,234 267 291 71 85
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,055 6,035 2,641 2,706 1,618 1,629
White 5,529 5,570 2,432 2,572 1,521 1,560
Black or African American 196 221 62 58 25 26
American Indian or Alaska Native 60 51 27 14 19 10
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 16 * * * *
Asian 151a 75 68a 22 30 11
Two or More Races 76 101 31 33 14 15
Hispanic or Latino 551 532 205 222 88 91
EDUCATION            
< High School 1,186 1,200 578 626 355 380
High School Graduate 2,478 2,317 1,154 1,139 682 713
Some College 2,128 2,160 845 918 495 501
College Graduate 814 890 269 244 175 127
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 3,810 3,737 1,606 1,643 1,035 1,004
Part-Time 1,368 1,409 573 647 318 371
Unemployed 438a 540 194 232 112 124
Other1 989 880 472 407 241 222
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Table 2.29B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 20.2 20.1 8.7 8.9 5.2 5.3
GENDER            
Male 32.5 32.4 15.6 16.0 9.9 9.9
Female 7.6 7.6 1.6 1.8 0.4 0.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 22.5 22.4 9.8 10.0 6.0 6.0
White 27.4 27.5 12.0 12.7 7.5 7.7
Black or African American 4.4 4.9 1.4 1.3 0.6 0.6
American Indian or Alaska Native 33.0 30.5 15.2 8.5 10.5 6.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 12.1 * * * *
Asian 9.9a 5.2 4.5a 1.5 1.9 0.8
Two or More Races 21.8 22.8 9.0 7.4 4.1 3.3
Hispanic or Latino 9.5 9.2 3.5 3.8 1.5 1.6
EDUCATION            
< High School 18.2 19.3 8.9 10.1 5.4 6.1
High School Graduate 22.0 20.8 10.2 10.2 6.0 6.4
Some College 20.0 19.7 8.0 8.4 4.7 4.6
College Graduate 18.8 20.1 6.2 5.5 4.0 2.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 24.1 24.4 10.2 10.7 6.6 6.5
Part-Time 16.5 16.7 6.9 7.7 3.8 4.4
Unemployed 17.6 20.7 7.8 8.9 4.5 4.8
Other1 16.0a 13.8 7.6 6.4 3.9 3.5
80402
Table 2.30A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 37,415 36,570 7,236 6,802 5,924 5,713
GENDER            
Male 31,774 31,318 6,863 6,391 5,661 5,387
Female 5,641 5,252 373 411 262 325
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 35,391 34,404 6,964 6,417 5,733 5,416
White 31,245 30,914 6,156 6,007 5,068 5,067
Black or African American 2,899 2,294 526a 208 454a 159
American Indian or Alaska Native * * 68 70 57 67
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 517 368 134 45 94 45
Two or More Races 352 340 52 76 33 67
Hispanic or Latino 2,024 2,167 272 386 190 297
EDUCATION            
< High School 5,424 4,982 1,543 1,115 1,300a 901
High School Graduate 11,645 11,646 2,542 2,628 2,129 2,258
Some College 9,307 9,540 1,672 1,605 1,399 1,391
College Graduate 11,038 10,403 1,479 1,454 1,096 1,163
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 25,854 25,112 5,472 5,146 4,543 4,286
Part-Time 2,940 2,886 368 262 231 208
Unemployed 878 1,008 203 265 131 221
Other1 7,743 7,563 1,193 1,130 1,018 997
80402
Table 2.30B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 19.9 19.3 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.0
GENDER            
Male 35.3 34.5 7.6 7.0 6.3 5.9
Female 5.8 5.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 21.5 20.7 4.2 3.9 3.5 3.3
White 23.5 23.1 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.8
Black or African American 14.0a 11.0 2.5a 1.0 2.2a 0.8
American Indian or Alaska Native * * 7.5 7.5 6.3 7.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 6.7 4.5 1.7 0.6 1.2 0.6
Two or More Races 18.8 18.1 2.8 4.1 1.7 3.6
Hispanic or Latino 8.8 9.1 1.2 1.6 0.8 1.2
EDUCATION            
< High School 18.0 16.5 5.1 3.7 4.3a 3.0
High School Graduate 20.1 20.4 4.4 4.6 3.7 4.0
Some College 20.9 20.5 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.0
College Graduate 20.0 18.5 2.7 2.6 2.0 2.1
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 24.4 23.7 5.2 4.8 4.3 4.0
Part-Time 14.3 13.7 1.8 1.2 1.1 1.0
Unemployed 19.3 22.5 4.5 5.9 2.9 4.9
Other1 13.6 13.0 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.7
80402
Table 2.31A – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 44,021 43,137 10,081 9,730 7,630 7,434
GENDER            
Male 37,140 36,651 9,441 9,028 7,297 7,023
Female 6,881 6,486 640 702 333 411
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 41,445 40,438 9,604 9,123 7,351 7,045
White 36,774 36,484 8,588 8,578 6,589 6,627
Black or African American 3,094 2,515 588a 266 479a 185
American Indian or Alaska Native 394 * 96 84 76 77
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 88 * 46 19 36 17
Asian 668 443 203a 67 124 57
Two or More Races 427 441 83 109 47 82
Hispanic or Latino 2,576 2,699 477 607 279 388
EDUCATION            
< High School 6,610 6,182 2,121 1,741 1,655 1,281
High School Graduate 14,123 13,963 3,695 3,767 2,811 2,971
Some College 11,435 11,700 2,517 2,523 1,894 1,892
College Graduate 11,852 11,292 1,748 1,698 1,271 1,290
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 29,665 28,850 7,078 6,788 5,578 5,290
Part-Time 4,308 4,295 942 908 550 579
Unemployed 1,316 1,548 397 496 243 345
Other1 8,732 8,444 1,665 1,537 1,259 1,219
80402
Table 2.31B – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 20.0 19.4 4.6 4.4 3.5 3.3
GENDER            
Male 34.9 34.1 8.9 8.4 6.9 6.5
Female 6.0 5.6 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 21.6 21.0 5.0 4.7 3.8 3.7
White 24.0 23.7 5.6 5.6 4.3 4.3
Black or African American 12.3 9.9 2.3a 1.0 1.9a 0.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 35.9 * 8.7 7.7 7.0 7.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10.7 * 5.6 2.9 4.4 2.7
Asian 7.2 4.6 2.2a 0.7 1.3 0.6
Two or More Races 19.2 19.0 3.7 4.7 2.1 3.5
Hispanic or Latino 8.9 9.1 1.7 2.1 1.0 1.3
EDUCATION            
< High School 18.0 17.0 5.8 4.8 4.5 3.5
High School Graduate 20.4 20.5 5.3 5.5 4.1 4.4
Some College 20.7 20.4 4.6 4.4 3.4 3.3
College Graduate 19.9 18.6 2.9 2.8 2.1 2.1
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 24.4 23.8 5.8 5.6 4.6 4.4
Part-Time 14.9 14.6 3.3 3.1 1.9 2.0
Unemployed 18.7 21.8 5.6 7.0 3.4 4.9
Other1 13.8 13.1 2.6 2.4 2.0 1.9
80402
Table 2.32A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 88,737 88,362 26,844 26,565 13,708 13,263
AGE            
12-17 3,471 3,280 2,375 2,365 1,047 1,070
18-25 14,122 13,855 7,928 7,727 3,972 3,873
26 or Older 71,144 71,226 16,541 16,473 8,690 8,320
GENDER            
Male 65,476 65,494 21,003 21,088 11,092 10,940
Female 23,261 22,869 5,841 5,477 2,616 2,323
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 80,729 79,921 23,892 23,437 12,104 11,827
White 70,099 69,343 19,847 19,364 9,585 9,323
Black or African American 7,218 6,816 3,046 2,800 2,088 1,960
American Indian or Alaska Native 417 616 177 202 96 107
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 155 * 53 * 25 *
Asian 1,833 1,896 469 618 126 159
Two or More Races 1,006 1,042 301 380 183 216
Hispanic or Latino 8,008 8,441 2,951 3,128 1,605 1,435
80402
Table 2.32B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 36.1 35.7 10.9 10.7 5.6 5.4
AGE            
12-17 13.7 13.0 9.4 9.4 4.1 4.2
18-25 43.1 42.3 24.2 23.6 12.1 11.8
26 or Older 37.9 37.5 8.8 8.7 4.6 4.4
GENDER            
Male 54.9 54.5 17.6 17.5 9.3 9.1
Female 18.4 17.9 4.6 4.3 2.1 1.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 38.0 37.4 11.2 11.0 5.7 5.5
White 41.6 41.0 11.8 11.5 5.7 5.5
Black or African American 24.8 23.3 10.5 9.6 7.2 6.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 33.9a 48.6 14.4 15.9 7.8 8.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 16.5 * 5.6 * 2.7 *
Asian 17.8 17.9 4.6 5.8 1.2 1.5
Two or More Races 38.2 38.1 11.4 13.9 6.9 7.9
Hispanic or Latino 24.0 24.6 8.8 9.1 4.8 4.2
80402
Table 2.33A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 3,471 3,280 2,375 2,365 1,047 1,070
GENDER            
Male 2,198 2,178 1,526 1,605 716 778
Female 1,273b 1,103 849 759 331 293
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,909 2,763 2,022 2,033 892 951
White 2,422 2,337 1,706 1,755 727 811
Black or African American 353 297 226 194 125 95
American Indian or Alaska Native 26 20 19 13 12 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 45 62 23 42 3 21
Two or More Races 60a 38 47a 25 25 13
Hispanic or Latino 562 517 353 332 154 119
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,552 1,555 1,129 1,190 525 601
Female, White, Not Hispanic 870 782 578 565 202 211
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 202 162 124 113 68 65
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 152 136 102 82 57a 31
Male, Hispanic 372 370 231 243 107 78
Female, Hispanic 190 147 123 89 48 41
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Table 2.33B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 13.7 13.0 9.4 9.4 4.1 4.2
GENDER            
Male 16.9 16.9 11.8 12.5 5.5 6.0
Female 10.3b 8.9 6.8 6.1 2.7 2.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 14.0 13.4 9.7 9.9 4.3 4.6
White 15.9 15.5 11.2 11.7 4.8 5.4
Black or African American 9.1 7.7 5.8 5.1 3.2 2.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 19.2 12.3 13.6 7.7 8.7 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 4.4 6.1 2.2 4.1 0.3 2.1
Two or More Races 14.6a 9.1 11.3a 6.0 6.0 3.1
Hispanic or Latino 12.3 11.1 7.7 7.1 3.4 2.5
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 19.9 20.2 14.5 15.4 6.7 7.8
Female, White, Not Hispanic 11.7 10.7 7.7 7.7 2.7 2.9
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 10.1 8.3 6.2 5.8 3.4 3.3
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 8.0 7.1 5.4 4.3 3.0a 1.6
Male, Hispanic 16.0 15.5 9.9 10.2 4.6 3.3
Female, Hispanic 8.5 6.4 5.5 3.9 2.1 1.8
80402
Table 2.34A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 14,122 13,855 7,928 7,727 3,972 3,873
GENDER            
Male 9,079 8,967 5,760 5,606 3,078 3,041
Female 5,043 4,888 2,168 2,121 894 832
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,359a 11,940 7,044a 6,720 3,497 3,394
White 10,442 10,070 5,841 5,597 2,732 2,701
Black or African American 1,229 1,134 828 703 601 505
American Indian or Alaska Native 91 87 52 * 29 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 58 * 37 * * *
Asian 364 390 192 202 62 64
Two or More Races 174 228 93a 139 56 75
Hispanic or Latino 1,763 1,915 883 1,007 475 479
EDUCATION            
< High School 2,450 2,408 1,538 1,545 925 938
High School Graduate 4,760a 4,358 2,892b 2,566 1,530 1,376
Some College 4,836 4,942 2,589 2,661 1,202 1,212
College Graduate 2,076 2,147 908 956 315 347
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 7,321 7,086 3,847 3,757 1,988 1,885
Part-Time 3,420 3,415 2,018 1,981 908 954
Unemployed 1,081 1,105 674 700 412 397
Other1 2,299 2,250 1,388 1,290 664 638
80402
Table 2.34B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 43.1 42.3 24.2 23.6 12.1 11.8
GENDER            
Male 55.0 54.4 34.9 34.0 18.7 18.4
Female 31.0 30.1 13.3 13.1 5.5 5.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 45.9a 44.3 26.2a 24.9 13.0 12.6
White 51.7a 49.8 28.9 27.7 13.5 13.4
Black or African American 27.4 25.1 18.5a 15.6 13.4a 11.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 50.5 51.7 29.0 * 16.3 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 32.3 * 20.4 * * *
Asian 23.8 27.0 12.5 14.0 4.1 4.4
Two or More Races 50.1 51.5 26.9 31.5 16.3 16.9
Hispanic or Latino 30.2 33.1 15.2 17.4 8.2 8.3
EDUCATION            
< High School 37.6 38.7 23.6 24.8 14.2 15.1
High School Graduate 42.2b 39.1 25.7b 23.0 13.6 12.4
Some College 45.5 45.1 24.4 24.3 11.3 11.1
College Graduate 47.9 48.6 21.0 21.6 7.3 7.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 46.4 46.2 24.4 24.5 12.6 12.3
Part-Time 41.3 40.5 24.4 23.5 11.0 11.3
Unemployed 43.4 42.3 27.0 26.8 16.5 15.2
Other1 37.1 35.3 22.4 20.3 10.7 10.0
80402
Table 2.35A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 71,144 71,226 16,541 16,473 8,690 8,320
GENDER            
Male 54,199 54,349 13,717 13,876 7,298 7,122
Female 16,945 16,878 2,824 2,597 1,391 1,198
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 65,461 65,218 14,826 14,684 7,715 7,482
White 57,235 56,936 12,299 12,013 6,127 5,811
Black or African American 5,636 5,384 1,991 1,902 1,362 1,359
American Indian or Alaska Native 300 * 106 133 * 63
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 1,424 1,444 254 374 61 74
Two or More Races 772 776 161 215 102 128
Hispanic or Latino 5,683 6,008 1,715 1,789 975 838
EDUCATION            
< High School 8,173 7,784 2,114 2,357 1,348 1,413
High School Graduate 20,109 19,922 4,928 4,557 2,673 2,563
Some College 18,018 18,445 4,458 4,350 2,510a 2,047
College Graduate 24,845 25,076 5,040 5,208 2,159 2,298
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 46,891 46,774 12,337 12,386 6,263 5,888
Part-Time 7,037 6,511 1,429 1,156 701 623
Unemployed 1,633 1,811 697 586 387 397
Other1 15,583 16,130 2,077 2,345 1,338 1,412
80402
Table 2.35B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 37.9 37.5 8.8 8.7 4.6 4.4
GENDER            
Male 60.3 59.8 15.3 15.3 8.1 7.8
Female 17.3 17.1 2.9 2.6 1.4 1.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 39.7 39.3 9.0 8.8 4.7 4.5
White 43.0 42.6 9.3 9.0 4.6 4.3
Black or African American 27.2 25.8 9.6 9.1 6.6 6.5
American Indian or Alaska Native 32.7 * 11.6 14.2 * 6.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 18.4 17.7 3.3 4.6 0.8 0.9
Two or More Races 41.2 41.4 8.6 11.5 5.4 6.8
Hispanic or Latino 24.7 25.3 7.4 7.5 4.2 3.5
EDUCATION            
< High School 27.1 25.8 7.0 7.8 4.5 4.7
High School Graduate 34.8 34.9 8.5 8.0 4.6 4.5
Some College 40.4 39.7 10.0 9.4 5.6a 4.4
College Graduate 44.9 44.6 9.1 9.3 3.9 4.1
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 44.3 44.1 11.7 11.7 5.9 5.5
Part-Time 34.1 30.9 6.9 5.5 3.4 3.0
Unemployed 35.8 40.3 15.3 13.1 8.5 8.8
Other1 27.4 27.7 3.6 4.0 2.4 2.4
80402
Table 2.36A – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 85,266 85,082 24,469 24,200 12,662 12,193
GENDER            
Male 63,278 63,316 19,477 19,482 10,376 10,163
Female 21,988 21,766 4,992 4,718 2,286 2,030
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 77,820 77,158 21,870 21,404 11,212 10,876
White 67,677 67,006 18,141 17,609 8,859 8,512
Black or African American 6,865 6,518 2,820 2,605 1,963 1,864
American Indian or Alaska Native 391 595 158 189 85 99
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 153 * 51 * 25 *
Asian 1,788 1,834 446 576 123 138
Two or More Races 946 1,004 254 355 158 203
Hispanic or Latino 7,446 7,924 2,598 2,796 1,450 1,317
EDUCATION            
< High School 10,623 10,192 3,652 3,902 2,274 2,351
High School Graduate 24,869 24,280 7,821a 7,123 4,203 3,939
Some College 22,854 23,387 7,048 7,011 3,712 3,259
College Graduate 26,921 27,223 5,948 6,164 2,474 2,645
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 54,212 53,860 16,185 16,143 8,252 7,773
Part-Time 10,457 9,926 3,447 3,137 1,609 1,576
Unemployed 2,714 2,915 1,372 1,286 799 794
Other1 17,883 18,380 3,465 3,635 2,002 2,050
80402
Table 2.36B – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 38.6 38.2 11.1 10.9 5.7 5.5
GENDER            
Male 59.5 59.0 18.3 18.1 9.8 9.5
Female 19.2 18.9 4.4 4.1 2.0 1.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 40.6 40.0 11.4 11.1 5.8 5.6
White 44.2 43.5 11.8 11.4 5.8 5.5
Black or African American 27.2 25.7 11.2 10.3 7.8 7.3
American Indian or Alaska Native 35.7a 54.1 14.5 17.2 7.7 9.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 18.6 * 6.2 * 3.0 *
Asian 19.3 19.1 4.8 6.0 1.3 1.4
Two or More Races 42.6 43.3 11.5 15.3 7.1 8.8
Hispanic or Latino 25.8 26.8 9.0 9.5 5.0 4.5
EDUCATION            
< High School 29.0 28.0 10.0 10.7 6.2 6.5
High School Graduate 36.0 35.6 11.3 10.5 6.1 5.8
Some College 41.4 40.7 12.8 12.2 6.7a 5.7
College Graduate 45.2 44.9 10.0 10.2 4.1 4.4
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 44.6 44.3 13.3 13.3 6.8 6.4
Part-Time 36.2 33.6 11.9 10.6 5.6 5.3
Unemployed 38.5 41.0 19.4 18.1 11.3 11.2
Other1 28.3 28.5 5.5 5.6 3.2 3.2
80402
Table 2.37A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 203,368 203,976 162,415 162,876 125,309 126,760
AGE            
12-17 10,255a 9,949 8,361a 8,016 4,222 4,021
18-25 28,310b 27,886 25,814 25,504 20,282 20,034
26 or Older 164,804 166,141 128,240 129,356 100,805 102,705
GENDER            
Male 102,646 102,824 83,275 83,583 68,025 68,088
Female 100,722 101,152 79,140 79,293 57,283 58,672
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 178,997 179,324 143,050 143,278 111,350 112,348
White 146,347 147,074 118,557 119,080 94,009 94,884
Black or African American 21,961 21,845 16,040 15,920 11,657 11,501
American Indian or Alaska Native 1,016 1,021 670 751 459 566
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 599 * 512 345 *
Asian 6,904 6,546 5,470 5,255 3,640 3,727
Two or More Races 2,070 2,239 1,709 1,760 1,240 1,301
Hispanic or Latino 24,371 24,652 19,365 19,598 13,959 14,412
80402
Table 2.37B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 82.7 82.3 66.0 65.7 50.9 51.1
AGE            
12-17 40.4 39.4 32.9a 31.8 16.6 15.9
18-25 86.5b 85.2 78.8 77.9 61.9 61.2
26 or Older 87.7 87.5 68.3 68.1 53.7 54.1
GENDER            
Male 86.0 85.5 69.8 69.5 57.0 56.6
Female 79.5 79.3 62.5 62.2 45.2 46.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 84.2 84.0 67.3 67.1 52.4 52.6
White 86.9 87.0 70.4 70.4 55.8 56.1
Black or African American 75.4 74.7 55.1 54.5 40.0 39.3
American Indian or Alaska Native 82.5 80.6 54.4 59.3 37.2 44.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 84.6 * 72.3 36.7 *
Asian 67.1 61.8 53.2 49.6 35.4 35.2
Two or More Races 78.5 81.8 64.9 64.3 47.1 47.5
Hispanic or Latino 72.9 72.0 57.9 57.2 41.8 42.1
80402
Table 2.38A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 10,255a 9,949 8,361a 8,016 4,222 4,021
GENDER            
Male 5,217 5,114 4,174 4,056 2,111 2,045
Female 5,038 4,836 4,187a 3,960 2,110 1,975
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,457a 8,125 6,937b 6,540 3,525a 3,312
White 6,574 6,304 5,596a 5,243 2,933 2,739
Black or African American 1,339 1,307 940 926 411 390
American Indian or Alaska Native 64 * 45 * 28 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 282 258 209 175 78 83
Two or More Races 171 162 129 116 67 52
Hispanic or Latino 1,798 1,824 1,424 1,476 697 709
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 3,349 3,256 2,795 2,666 1,485 1,407
Female, White, Not Hispanic 3,225 3,048 2,801a 2,577 1,448 1,332
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 665 656 455 456 203 186
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 674 651 485 469 207 204
Male, Hispanic 924 930 730 742 333 353
Female, Hispanic 873 894 695 735 364 356
80402
Table 2.38B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 40.4 39.4 32.9a 31.8 16.6 15.9
GENDER            
Male 40.2 39.7 32.2 31.5 16.3 15.9
Female 40.6 39.2 33.7 32.1 17.0 16.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 40.6 39.5 33.3a 31.8 16.9 16.1
White 43.1 41.9 36.7a 34.8 19.2 18.2
Black or African American 34.4 34.0 24.1 24.1 10.5 10.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 47.3 * 33.2 * 20.5 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 27.4 25.3 20.2 17.2 7.6 8.1
Two or More Races 41.4 38.7 31.2 27.7 16.2 12.5
Hispanic or Latino 39.5 39.1 31.3 31.6 15.3 15.2
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 43.0 42.2 35.9 34.6 19.1 18.3
Female, White, Not Hispanic 43.2 41.5 37.6a 35.1 19.4 18.1
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 33.2 33.7 22.7 23.5 10.1 9.5
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 35.6 34.2 25.6 24.6 11.0 10.7
Male, Hispanic 39.7 39.0 31.4 31.1 14.3 14.8
Female, Hispanic 39.2 39.1 31.2 32.2 16.3 15.6
80402
Table 2.39A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 28,310b 27,886 25,814 25,504 20,282 20,034
GENDER            
Male 14,351 14,137 13,277 13,119 10,869 10,757
Female 13,959 13,749 12,537 12,385 9,413 9,277
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 23,627a 23,331 21,769 21,580 17,283 17,102
White 18,358 18,107 17,179 16,921 13,987 13,656
Black or African American 3,473 3,508 2,994 3,078 2,103 2,267
American Indian or Alaska Native 153 152 133 143 96 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 1,171 1,064 1,031 970 763 725
Two or More Races 320 384 302 362 228 279
Hispanic or Latino 4,683 4,555 4,045 3,923 2,999 2,932
EDUCATION            
< High School 5,121a 4,787 4,407a 4,080 3,078 2,882
High School Graduate 9,515 9,147 8,521 8,211 6,366 6,145
Some College 9,590 9,858 8,933 9,295 7,381 7,549
College Graduate 4,083 4,094 3,953 3,917 3,457 3,458
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 14,179 13,692 13,077 12,720 10,580 10,301
Part-Time 7,184 7,148 6,641 6,617 5,237 5,148
Unemployed 2,090 2,143 1,887 1,918 1,415 1,448
Other1 4,856 4,902 4,209 4,249 3,050 3,137
80402
Table 2.39B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 86.5b 85.2 78.8 77.9 61.9 61.2
GENDER            
Male 87.0 85.8 80.5 79.6 65.9 65.3
Female 85.9 84.6 77.2 76.2 57.9 57.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 87.8a 86.6 80.9 80.1 64.2 63.5
White 90.9b 89.5 85.1a 83.6 69.3a 67.5
Black or African American 77.4 77.6 66.7 68.1 46.9 50.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 84.5 90.5 73.6a 85.0 53.1 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 76.5 73.5 67.3 67.1 49.9 50.1
Two or More Races 92.2 86.8 87.1 82.1 65.6 63.1
Hispanic or Latino 80.4 78.7 69.4 67.8 51.5 50.7
EDUCATION            
< High School 78.5 77.0 67.6 65.6 47.2 46.4
High School Graduate 84.4b 82.1 75.6 73.7 56.5 55.2
Some College 90.3 89.9 84.1 84.8 69.5 68.9
College Graduate 94.3 92.7 91.3a 88.7 79.8 78.3
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 89.9 89.3 82.9 83.0 67.1 67.2
Part-Time 86.8a 84.9 80.2 78.6 63.3 61.1
Unemployed 83.8 82.0 75.7 73.4 56.7 55.4
Other1 78.5 77.0 68.0 66.8 49.3 49.3
80402
Table 2.40A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 164,804 166,141 128,240 129,356 100,805 102,705
GENDER            
Male 83,079 83,573 65,824 66,409 55,045 55,286
Female 81,725 82,568 62,416 62,948 45,759 47,419
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 146,913 147,868 114,344 115,158 90,542 91,934
White 121,415 122,662 95,782 96,916 77,090 78,489
Black or African American 17,149 17,030 12,106 11,916 9,143 8,844
American Indian or Alaska Native * 802 * * * *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 5,451 5,224 4,230 4,110 2,799 2,920
Two or More Races 1,579 1,694 1,278 1,281 945 969
Hispanic or Latino 17,890 18,273 13,896 14,198 10,263 10,771
EDUCATION            
< High School 22,503 22,273 14,448 14,340 10,297 10,391
High School Graduate 49,987 49,369 37,081 36,108 28,165 27,953
Some College 40,944 42,547 32,903 33,747 25,676 26,271
College Graduate 51,370 51,952 43,808 45,162 36,667 38,090
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 97,192 97,309 80,752 80,973 64,849 65,949
Part-Time 18,295 18,201 14,427 14,837 11,339 11,489
Unemployed 3,881 3,932 3,080 3,182 2,260 2,594
Other1 45,435 46,700 29,980 30,364 22,356 22,673
80402
Table 2.40B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 87.7 87.5 68.3 68.1 53.7 54.1
GENDER            
Male 92.4 91.9 73.2 73.1 61.2 60.8
Female 83.4 83.4 63.7 63.6 46.7 47.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 89.1 89.0 69.4 69.3 54.9 55.4
White 91.3 91.7 72.0 72.5 58.0 58.7
Black or African American 82.7 81.6 58.4 57.1 44.1 42.4
American Indian or Alaska Native * 85.9 * * * *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 70.5 64.2 54.7 50.5 36.2 35.9
Two or More Races 84.2 90.3 68.2 68.3 50.4 51.7
Hispanic or Latino 77.7 76.8 60.3 59.7 44.5 45.3
EDUCATION            
< High School 74.7 73.9 48.0 47.6 34.2 34.5
High School Graduate 86.4 86.6 64.1 63.3 48.7 49.0
Some College 91.7 91.5 73.7 72.6 57.5 56.5
College Graduate 92.9 92.4 79.2 80.3 66.3 67.7
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 91.9 91.7 76.3 76.3 61.3 62.1
Part-Time 88.8 86.3 70.0 70.4 55.0 54.5
Unemployed 85.1 87.6 67.5 70.9 49.6a 57.8
Other1 79.8 80.3 52.7 52.2 39.3 39.0
80402
Table 2.41A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 193,113 194,026 154,054 154,860 121,087 122,739
GENDER            
Male 97,430 97,710 79,100 79,527 65,914 66,043
Female 95,684 96,316 74,953 75,333 55,173 56,697
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 170,540 171,199 136,113 136,738 107,825 109,036
White 139,773 140,769 112,962 113,837 91,076 92,145
Black or African American 20,622 20,538 15,100 14,995 11,246 11,111
American Indian or Alaska Native * 954 625 692 431 527
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 6,622 6,288 5,261 5,080 3,562 3,645
Two or More Races 1,899 2,077 1,580 1,644 1,173 1,248
Hispanic or Latino 22,573 22,828 17,941 18,122 13,262 13,703
EDUCATION            
< High School 27,625 27,060 18,855 18,420 13,375 13,274
High School Graduate 59,502 58,515 45,602 44,319 34,531 34,098
Some College 50,534 52,406 41,836 43,042 33,057 33,820
College Graduate 55,453 56,046 47,760 49,079 40,124 41,548
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 111,371 111,001 93,829 93,692 75,429 76,250
Part-Time 25,479 25,348 21,068 21,454 16,576 16,637
Unemployed 5,972 6,075 4,967 5,100 3,675 4,042
Other1 50,292 51,602 34,189 34,613 25,406 25,810
80402
Table 2.41B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
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, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 87.5 87.2 69.8 69.6 54.9 55.1
GENDER            
Male 91.6 91.0 74.3 74.1 62.0 61.5
Female 83.8 83.6 65.6 65.4 48.3 49.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 88.9 88.7 71.0 70.8 56.2 56.5
White 91.3 91.4 73.8 73.9 59.5 59.8
Black or African American 81.8 80.9 59.9 59.1 44.6 43.8
American Indian or Alaska Native * 86.6 57.0 62.8 39.3 47.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 71.5 65.6 56.8 53.0 38.5 38.0
Two or More Races 85.5 89.6 71.1 70.9 52.8 53.9
Hispanic or Latino 78.2 77.2 62.2 61.3 45.9 46.3
EDUCATION            
< High School 75.4 74.5 51.4 50.7 36.5 36.5
High School Graduate 86.1 85.9 66.0 65.0 50.0 50.0
Some College 91.4 91.2 75.7 74.9 59.8 58.9
College Graduate 93.0 92.4 80.1 80.9 67.3 68.5
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 91.6 91.4 77.2 77.1 62.0 62.8
Part-Time 88.2a 85.9 72.9 72.7 57.4 56.4
Unemployed 84.6 85.5 70.4 71.8 52.1 56.9
Other1 79.7 80.0 54.2 53.6 40.3 40.0
80402
Table 2.42A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 125,309 126,760 56,575 57,778 16,946 17,010
AGE            
12-17 4,222 4,021 2,614 2,447 603 591
18-25 20,282 20,034 13,814 13,675 5,093 4,819
26 or Older 100,805 102,705 40,147 41,656 11,251 11,600
GENDER            
Male 68,025 68,088 37,298 38,128 12,775 12,786
Female 57,283 58,672 19,276 19,651 4,172 4,225
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 111,350 112,348 48,594 49,768 15,046 15,139
White 94,009 94,884 40,607 41,653 13,085 13,256
Black or African American 11,657 11,501 5,558 5,589 1,335 1,213
American Indian or Alaska Native 459 566 382 357 111 146
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 345 * 227 * 104 *
Asian 3,640 3,727 1,219 1,331 246 274
Two or More Races 1,240 1,301 601 634 165 200
Hispanic or Latino 13,959 14,412 7,980 8,010 1,900 1,871
80402
Table 2.42B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2006 and 2007
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
*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.
a Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2007 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006 and 2007.
TOTAL 50.9 51.1 23.0 23.3 6.9 6.9
AGE            
12-17 16.6 15.9 10.3 9.7 2.4 2.3
18-25 61.9 61.2 42.2 41.8 15.6 14.7
26 or Older 53.7 54.1 21.4 21.9 6.0 6.1
GENDER            
Male 57.0 56.6 31.2 31.7 10.7 10.6
Female 45.2 46.0 15.2 15.4 3.3 3.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 52.4 52.6 22.9 23.3 7.1 7.1
White 55.8 56.1 24.1 24.6 7.8 7.8
Black or African American 40.0 39.3 19.1 19.1 4.6 4.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 37.2 44.7 31.0 28.2 9.0 11.6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 36.7 * 24.1 * 11.0 *
Asian 35.4 35.2 11.8 12.6 2.4 2.6
Two or More Races 47.1 47.5 22.8 23.2 6.3 7.3
Hispanic or Latino 41.8 42.1 23.9 23.4 5.7 5.5

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