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Table 2.43A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 3,635 3,624 2,189 2,175 491 517
GENDER            
Male 1,810 1,903 1,131 1,208 293 295
Female 1,825 1,721 1,058 967 198 223
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,935 2,895 1,770 1,695 397 403
White 2,397 2,314 1,533 1,411 370 366
Black or African American 382 392 150 175 17 24
American Indian or Alaska Native 23 16 * 13 1 2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 55 65 19 29 * 3
Two or More Races 68 88 45 56 8 9
Hispanic or Latino 700 729 419 480 94 114
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,186 1,199 783 777 207 202
Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,211 1,115 750a 634 163 164
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 184 200 79 86 13 14
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 198 192 72 89 4 10
Male, Hispanic 374 402 226 287 65 73
Female, Hispanic 326 327 192 193 29 41
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Table 2.43B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 14.6 14.7 8.8 8.8 2.0 2.1
GENDER            
Male 14.2 15.1 8.9 9.6 2.3 2.3
Female 15.0 14.3 8.7 8.0 1.6 1.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 14.6 14.6 8.8 8.6 2.0 2.0
White 16.3 16.1 10.4 9.8 2.5 2.5
Black or African American 10.1 10.6 4.0 4.7 0.4 0.6
American Indian or Alaska Native 17.2 11.9 * 10.0 1.0 1.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 5.7 6.5 2.0 2.9 * 0.3
Two or More Races 13.6 16.7 9.0 10.6 1.6 1.7
Hispanic or Latino 14.8 15.2 8.9 10.0 2.0 2.4
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 15.8 16.3 10.4 10.6 2.7 2.7
Female, White, Not Hispanic 16.9 15.9 10.5a 9.0 2.3 2.3
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 9.7 10.7 4.1 4.6 0.7 0.8
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 10.6 10.4 3.8 4.8 0.2 0.5
Male, Hispanic 15.5 16.3 9.4 11.7 2.7 3.0
Female, Hispanic 14.1 13.9 8.3 8.2 1.2 1.8
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Table 2.44A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 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, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 20,148b 20,767 13,510a 13,998 4,761 4,612
GENDER            
Male 10,660b 11,135 8,011a 8,389 3,290 3,213
Female 9,489 9,632 5,499 5,609 1,471 1,399
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 17,164a 17,552 11,438 11,789 4,199 4,094
White 13,740 13,869 9,554 9,784 3,673 3,635
Black or African American 2,293 2,461 1,250 1,296 347 282
American Indian or Alaska Native 86 113 63 82 16a 33
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 724 757 372 397 96 69
Two or More Races 266 291 154 188 53 59
Hispanic or Latino 2,984a 3,216 2,072 2,210 561 518
EDUCATION            
< High School 2,757 2,819 2,000 2,135 626 575
High School Graduate 6,391 6,614 4,408 4,617 1,546 1,509
Some College 7,306 7,561 4,821 4,982 1,826 1,762
College Graduate 3,695 3,773 2,281 2,265 763 766
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 10,196b 8,550 6,937b 5,892 2,415b 1,914
Part-Time 5,119b 5,774 3,320b 3,781 1,199 1,275
Unemployed 1,767b 2,591 1,261b 1,793 471a 585
Other1 3,067b 3,853 1,992b 2,532 676a 838
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Table 2.44B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 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, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 61.2 61.8 41.0 41.7 14.5 13.7
GENDER            
Male 64.3 65.9 48.4 49.7 19.9 19.0
Female 58.0 57.7 33.6 33.6 9.0 8.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 63.2 63.9 42.1 42.9 15.5 14.9
White 67.7 68.1 47.1 48.0 18.1 17.8
Black or African American 49.3 51.2 26.9 26.9 7.5 5.9
American Indian or Alaska Native 49.9 48.9 36.8 35.5 9.3 14.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 48.5 49.9 24.9 26.2 6.4 4.6
Two or More Races 64.8 67.9 37.4 43.9 12.8 13.8
Hispanic or Latino 51.5 52.5 35.8 36.0 9.7 8.5
EDUCATION            
< High School 46.8 46.4 34.0 35.1 10.6 9.5
High School Graduate 55.0 56.4 37.9 39.3 13.3 12.9
Some College 67.3 68.4 44.4 45.1 16.8 15.9
College Graduate 80.7 80.0 49.8 48.0 16.6 16.3
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 68.1 69.1 46.3 47.6 16.1 15.5
Part-Time 59.8 61.6 38.8 40.4 14.0 13.6
Unemployed 57.8 56.9 41.3 39.4 15.4a 12.8
Other1 48.3b 52.9 31.4a 34.8 10.6 11.5
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Table 2.45A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 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, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 105,191 106,230 42,397 43,388 12,040 12,000
GENDER            
Male 57,519 57,418 29,150 29,057 9,299 9,096
Female 47,671 48,812 13,247 14,331 2,741 2,903
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 93,737 95,177 35,916 37,080 10,690 10,754
White 79,153 80,109 29,588 30,965 9,006 9,406
Black or African American 9,699 10,018 4,630 4,486 1,297 1,057
American Indian or Alaska Native * 326 186 177 44 67
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 3,212 3,325 891 799 164 91
Two or More Races 1,097 1,027 464 467 163 120
Hispanic or Latino 11,453 11,053 6,481 6,308 1,350 1,245
EDUCATION            
< High School 10,122 9,370 6,172 6,233 1,757 1,873
High School Graduate 29,207 28,756 14,001 13,874 4,435 4,206
Some College 27,118 27,550 10,946 10,930 3,162 2,861
College Graduate 38,744 40,554 11,279 12,351 2,686 3,060
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 66,813 64,737 30,113 28,654 8,388 7,870
Part-Time 12,201 12,797 4,191 4,343 1,101 1,387
Unemployed 3,216b 5,999 1,739b 3,153 681b 1,080
Other1 22,961 22,697 6,355 7,237 1,871 1,662
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Table 2.45B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 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, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 54.8 54.9 22.1 22.4 6.3 6.2
GENDER            
Male 62.5 61.8 31.7 31.3 10.1 9.8
Female 47.7 48.4 13.2 14.2 2.7 2.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 56.0 56.4 21.4 22.0 6.4 6.4
White 58.9 59.3 22.0 22.9 6.7 7.0
Black or African American 45.9 46.5 21.9 20.8 6.1 4.9
American Indian or Alaska Native * 37.8 24.0 20.5 5.7 7.7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 38.6 39.0 10.7 9.4 2.0 1.1
Two or More Races 52.3 51.4 22.1 23.4 7.8 6.0
Hispanic or Latino 46.7 44.2 26.4 25.2 5.5 5.0
EDUCATION            
< High School 34.7 32.8 21.2 21.8 6.0 6.6
High School Graduate 49.9 49.3 23.9 23.8 7.6 7.2
Some College 58.5 59.1 23.6 23.4 6.8 6.1
College Graduate 66.9 67.5 19.5 20.6 4.6 5.1
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 62.3 63.2 28.1 28.0 7.8 7.7
Part-Time 56.3 57.1 19.3 19.4 5.1 6.2
Unemployed 54.3 58.9 29.4 30.9 11.5 10.6
Other1 40.2 38.7 11.1 12.3 3.3 2.8
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Table 2.46A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 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, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 125,339 126,997 55,907 57,386 16,801 16,612
GENDER            
Male 68,179 68,553 37,161 37,446 12,589 12,310
Female 57,160 58,445 18,747a 19,941 4,212 4,302
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 110,901 112,729 47,354 48,869 14,890 14,848
White 92,893 93,978 39,142 40,750 12,679 13,041
Black or African American 11,992 12,479 5,880 5,782 1,644 1,339
American Indian or Alaska Native 445 439 249 259 60 99
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 31 29
Asian 3,936 4,082 1,262 1,196 260 160
Two or More Races 1,364 1,319 618 656 215 179
Hispanic or Latino 14,438 14,268 8,554 8,517 1,911 1,763
EDUCATION            
< High School 12,879 12,189 8,172 8,368 2,383 2,448
High School Graduate 35,597 35,371 18,408 18,490 5,981 5,714
Some College 34,424 35,111 15,767 15,912 4,988 4,622
College Graduate 42,439 44,327 13,561 14,616 3,449 3,827
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 77,009a 73,287 37,049b 34,546 10,803a 9,784
Part-Time 17,319 18,571 7,511 8,124 2,300 2,662
Unemployed 4,983b 8,590 3,000b 4,946 1,152b 1,665
Other1 26,028 26,550 8,347b 9,770 2,546 2,501
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Table 2.46B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 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, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 55.7 55.9 24.9 25.3 7.5 7.3
GENDER            
Male 62.8 62.5 34.2 34.1 11.6 11.2
Female 49.1 49.7 16.1 17.0 3.6 3.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 57.0 57.5 24.3 24.9 7.7 7.6
White 60.0 60.5 25.3 26.2 8.2 8.4
Black or African American 46.5 47.3 22.8 21.9 6.4 5.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 47.0 40.1 26.3 23.7 6.4 9.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 3.8 4.0
Asian 40.1 40.7 12.9 11.9 2.7 1.6
Two or More Races 54.3 54.3 24.6 27.0 8.6 7.4
Hispanic or Latino 47.6 45.8 28.2 27.4 6.3 5.7
EDUCATION            
< High School 36.8 35.2 23.3 24.1 6.8 7.1
High School Graduate 50.7 50.5 26.2 26.4 8.5 8.2
Some College 60.2 60.8 27.6 27.6 8.7 8.0
College Graduate 67.9 68.4 21.7 22.6 5.5 5.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT            
Full-Time 63.0 63.9 30.3 30.1 8.8 8.5
Part-Time 57.3 58.4 24.9 25.6 7.6 8.4
Unemployed 55.5 58.3 33.4 33.5 12.8 11.3
Other1 41.0 40.3 13.1a 14.8 4.0 3.8
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Table 2.47A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 174,000 174,105 84,550 83,514 70,955 69,825
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31,588 31,783 14,542 14,890 12,091 12,131
New England 8,733 8,694 3,826 3,815 3,018 3,114
Middle Atlantic 22,855 23,089 10,716 11,076 9,073 9,017
Midwest 40,139 39,989 20,067 19,985 16,811 16,678
East North Central 27,993 27,455 14,313 13,719 11,973 11,496
West North Central 12,146 12,534 5,754 6,266 4,837 5,182
South 63,697 62,947 32,015 31,379 27,763 26,955
South Atlantic 34,002 33,409 16,157 15,785 13,924 13,474
East South Central 10,807 10,854 5,943 5,749 5,323 5,129
West South Central 18,887 18,684 9,915 9,846 8,516 8,351
West 38,577 39,385 17,926 17,260 14,290 14,061
Mountain 12,205 12,744 5,752 5,562 4,702 4,528
Pacific 26,372 26,641 12,174 11,698 9,588 9,534
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 89,907 89,862 43,063 41,973 35,245 34,238
Small Metro 53,494 53,949 25,235 25,931 21,327 21,860
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 34,930 35,031 16,358 16,749 13,865 13,947
< 250K Pop. 18,564 18,918 8,877 9,182 7,462 7,912
Nonmetro 30,600 30,293 16,251 15,610 14,383 13,728
Urbanized 12,879 13,025 6,540 6,562 5,722 5,680
Less Urbanized 14,786 14,036 8,217 7,562 7,286 6,747
Completely Rural 2,935 3,232 1,494 1,486 1,375 1,300
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Table 2.47B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 69.7 69.1 33.8 33.2 28.4 27.7
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 68.5 68.5 31.5 32.1 26.2 26.2
New England 72.4 71.4 31.7 31.3 25.0 25.6
Middle Atlantic 67.1 67.5 31.5 32.4 26.7 26.4
Midwest 73.0 72.5 36.5 36.2 30.6 30.2
East North Central 72.9 71.4 37.3 35.7 31.2 29.9
West North Central 73.3 75.1 34.7 37.5 29.2 31.0
South 70.0a 68.4 35.2 34.1 30.5 29.3
South Atlantic 70.8 68.8 33.6 32.5 29.0 27.7
East South Central 72.7 72.4 40.0 38.4 35.8 34.2
West South Central 67.2 65.6 35.3 34.6 30.3 29.3
West 66.7 67.7 31.0 29.6 24.7 24.2
Mountain 69.4 71.5 32.7 31.2 26.7 25.4
Pacific 65.6 66.0 30.3 29.0 23.8 23.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 67.6 67.2 32.4 31.4 26.5 25.6
Small Metro 70.9 70.3 33.4 33.8 28.3 28.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 69.9 69.2 32.7 33.1 27.7 27.5
< 250K Pop. 72.9 72.5 34.8 35.2 29.3 30.3
Nonmetro 74.2 73.4 39.4 37.8 34.9 33.3
Urbanized 75.0 72.2 38.1 36.4 33.3 31.5
Less Urbanized 73.7 73.8 41.0 39.8 36.3 35.5
Completely Rural 72.9 77.2 37.1 35.5 34.1 31.1
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Table 2.48A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 6,821 6,668 4,747 4,799 2,870 2,894
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,134 1,068 813 810 498 486
New England 299 286 227 220 112 126
Middle Atlantic 834 782 586 590 385 360
Midwest 1,584 1,515 1,103 1,133 730 720
East North Central 1,119 1,054 771 795 513 502
West North Central 465 462 332 338 217 218
South 2,610 2,591 1,752 1,773 1,049 1,057
South Atlantic 1,319 1,262 896 875 535 525
East South Central 488 482 331 326 198 206
West South Central 804 847 525 573 315 327
West 1,493 1,494 1,079 1,083 594 631
Mountain 511 481 378 334 199 204
Pacific 983 1,013 701 749 395 427
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 3,230 3,258 2,260 2,317 1,332 1,364
Small Metro 2,137 2,107 1,507 1,559 901 953
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,395 1,368 1,004 1,009 575 622
< 250K Pop. 742 739 503 550 325 331
Nonmetro 1,455 1,302 979 923 637 576
Urbanized 598 544 409 399 270 246
Less Urbanized 698 613 465 424 300 265
Completely Rural 159 146 105 99 66 65
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Table 2.48B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 27.4 27.1 19.1 19.5 11.5 11.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 25.9 24.8 18.6 18.8 11.4 11.3
New England 26.5 25.7 20.1 19.7 9.9 11.3
Middle Atlantic 25.7 24.5 18.1 18.5 11.9 11.3
Midwest 28.8 28.0 20.0 20.9 13.3 13.3
East North Central 29.0 27.8 19.9 21.0 13.3 13.2
West North Central 28.3 28.5 20.2 20.9 13.2 13.5
South 28.8 28.8 19.4 19.7 11.6 11.7
South Atlantic 28.8 27.8 19.6 19.3 11.7 11.6
East South Central 33.2 33.1 22.5 22.4 13.5 14.1
West South Central 26.7 28.1 17.5 19.0 10.5 10.8
West 25.1 25.4 18.1 18.4 10.0 10.7
Mountain 28.3 26.7 20.9 18.5 11.0 11.3
Pacific 23.7 24.8 16.9 18.4 9.5 10.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 24.3 25.0 17.0 17.8 10.0 10.5
Small Metro 28.8 27.5 20.3 20.3 12.2 12.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 28.5 26.7 20.5 19.7 11.7 12.2
< 250K Pop. 29.5 28.9 20.0 21.5 13.0 13.0
Nonmetro 34.8 33.4 23.4 23.6 15.2 14.8
Urbanized 33.5 31.7 22.9 23.3 15.1 14.3
Less Urbanized 34.6 34.1 23.1 23.6 14.9 14.7
Completely Rural 42.2 37.6 27.9 25.5 17.7 16.9
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Table 2.49A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 23,151 23,383 17,248 17,601 13,638 13,986
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,242 4,365 3,141 3,271 2,442 2,572
New England 1,172 1,206 853 909 647 710
Middle Atlantic 3,070 3,159 2,288 2,363 1,795 1,862
Midwest 5,452 5,356 4,223 4,152 3,457 3,362
East North Central 3,718 3,732 2,879 2,911 2,349 2,353
West North Central 1,734a 1,624 1,344a 1,241 1,108a 1,008
South 8,037 8,219 6,002 6,214 4,891 5,032
South Atlantic 4,026 4,144 2,990 3,105 2,422 2,464
East South Central 1,333 1,320 1,049 1,032 887 920
West South Central 2,678 2,755 1,963 2,077 1,582 1,648
West 5,420 5,443 3,882 3,964 2,849 3,020
Mountain 1,675 1,643 1,195 1,209 918 927
Pacific 3,745 3,800 2,687 2,755 1,931 2,092
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 11,991 11,951 8,729 8,865 6,743 6,902
Small Metro 7,288 7,508 5,497 5,656 4,366 4,479
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,660 4,677 3,520 3,490 2,813 2,717
< 250K Pop. 2,628 2,831 1,977 2,166 1,553 1,762
Nonmetro 3,873 3,924 3,022 3,080 2,529 2,605
Urbanized 1,804 1,912 1,377 1,478 1,108 1,252
Less Urbanized 1,794 1,762 1,442 1,400 1,245 1,181
Completely Rural 275 251 202 202 176 171
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Table 2.49B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 70.3 69.6 52.4 52.4 41.4 41.6
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 70.9 71.3 52.5 53.4 40.8 42.0
New England 75.3 75.5 54.8 56.9 41.5 44.5
Middle Atlantic 69.3 69.8 51.6 52.2 40.5 41.2
Midwest 74.9 73.0 58.0 56.6 47.5 45.8
East North Central 73.8 73.5 57.2 57.3 46.6 46.4
West North Central 77.4b 71.8 60.0a 54.9 49.5a 44.6
South 68.3 68.4 51.0 51.7 41.6 41.9
South Atlantic 67.5 67.8 50.1 50.8 40.6 40.3
East South Central 71.2 69.4 56.0 54.3 47.3 48.4
West South Central 68.2 68.7 50.0 51.8 40.3 41.1
West 68.5 67.2 49.1 48.9 36.0 37.3
Mountain 70.7 67.9 50.4 50.0 38.7 38.3
Pacific 67.6 66.9 48.5 48.5 34.8 36.8
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 67.2 67.0 48.9 49.7 37.8 38.7
Small Metro 72.2 71.6 54.4 53.9 43.2 42.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 71.2 69.9 53.8 52.2 43.0 40.6
< 250K Pop. 73.9 74.4 55.6 56.9 43.7 46.3
Nonmetro 77.6a 74.9 60.5 58.8 50.7 49.7
Urbanized 79.0 76.0 60.3 58.8 48.5 49.8
Less Urbanized 76.2 73.3 61.3 58.3 52.9 49.2
Completely Rural 77.4 77.2 57.0 62.1 49.6 52.8
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Table 2.50A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 144,028 144,054 62,555 61,115 54,446 52,946
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,212 26,350 10,589 10,809 9,151 9,073
New England 7,262 7,202 2,747 2,686 2,259 2,278
Middle Atlantic 18,950 19,148 7,842 8,123 6,892 6,795
Midwest 33,103 33,118 14,741 14,700 12,624 12,596
East North Central 23,155 22,670 10,663 10,013 9,112 8,640
West North Central 9,948a 10,448 4,079a 4,687 3,512 3,956
South 53,049 52,137 24,261 23,392 21,824 20,866
South Atlantic 28,657 28,002 12,270 11,805 10,967 10,485
East South Central 8,986 9,052 4,563 4,391 4,238 4,004
West South Central 15,406 15,083 7,427 7,196 6,619 6,377
West 31,664 32,448 12,964 12,213 10,848 10,411
Mountain 10,020a 10,620 4,179 4,019 3,586 3,397
Pacific 21,644 21,828 8,785 8,194 7,262 7,014
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 74,687 74,653 32,074 30,790 27,170 25,972
Small Metro 44,069 44,334 18,231 18,716 16,060 16,428
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 28,875 28,986 11,835 12,250 10,476 10,609
< 250K Pop. 15,194 15,348 6,397 6,466 5,584 5,819
Nonmetro 25,272 25,066 12,250 11,608 11,217 10,547
Urbanized 10,477 10,570 4,754 4,685 4,344 4,182
Less Urbanized 12,294 11,662 6,309 5,737 5,740 5,302
Completely Rural 2,501 2,835 1,187 1,186 1,133 1,064
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Table 2.50B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 75.0 74.4 32.6 31.6 28.4 27.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 73.3 73.3 29.6 30.1 25.6 25.2
New England 77.5 76.1 29.3 28.4 24.1 24.1
Middle Atlantic 71.9 72.3 29.7 30.7 26.1 25.7
Midwest 78.5 78.1 35.0 34.7 29.9 29.7
East North Central 78.5 76.6 36.2 33.8 30.9 29.2
West North Central 78.4 81.5 32.1a 36.6 27.7 30.9
South 75.6a 73.4 34.6 32.9 31.1 29.4
South Atlantic 76.5 73.9 32.7 31.1 29.3 27.7
East South Central 78.0 77.8 39.6 37.8 36.8 34.4
West South Central 72.8 70.3 35.1 33.5 31.3 29.7
West 72.1 73.4 29.5 27.6 24.7 23.5
Mountain 74.7 78.1 31.2 29.6 26.7 25.0
Pacific 70.9 71.3 28.8 26.7 23.8 22.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 73.3 72.5 31.5 29.9 26.7 25.2
Small Metro 76.0 75.7 31.5 31.9 27.7 28.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 74.9 74.6 30.7 31.5 27.2 27.3
< 250K Pop. 78.3 77.7 33.0 32.7 28.8 29.5
Nonmetro 78.8 78.1 38.2 36.2 35.0 32.8
Urbanized 80.0 76.5 36.3 33.9 33.2 30.3
Less Urbanized 78.4 78.7 40.2 38.7 36.6 35.8
Completely Rural 75.9 81.6 36.0 34.1 34.4 30.6
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Table 2.51A (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 167,179 167,437 79,803 78,716 68,085 66,932
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 30,454 30,716 13,730 14,080 11,593 11,646
New England 8,434 8,409 3,600 3,595 2,905 2,988
Middle Atlantic 22,020 22,307 10,130 10,485 8,688 8,657
Midwest 38,555 38,474 18,964 18,852 16,081 15,958
East North Central 26,873 26,402 13,542 12,924 11,461 10,994
West North Central 11,682 12,072 5,423 5,928 4,620 4,964
South 61,087 60,356 30,263 29,606 26,714 25,898
South Atlantic 32,683 32,146 15,261 14,910 13,388 12,949
East South Central 10,320 10,372 5,612 5,423 5,125 4,924
West South Central 18,084 17,838 9,390 9,273 8,201 8,025
West 37,084 37,891 16,846 16,177 13,697 13,431
Mountain 11,695a 12,263 5,373 5,228 4,503 4,324
Pacific 25,389 25,628 11,473 10,949 9,193 9,106
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 86,678 86,604 40,803 39,656 33,913 32,873
Small Metro 51,357 51,842 23,728 24,372 20,426 20,907
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 33,535 33,663 15,354 15,740 13,290 13,325
< 250K Pop. 17,822 18,179 8,373 8,632 7,137 7,581
Nonmetro 29,145 28,991 15,272 14,688 13,746 13,152
Urbanized 12,280 12,482 6,131 6,163 5,452 5,434
Less Urbanized 14,088 13,423 7,751 7,137 6,985 6,482
Completely Rural 2,776 3,086 1,389 1,387 1,309 1,235
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Table 2.51B (REVISED) – Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Tobacco Products include cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Tobacco Product use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 74.3 73.7 35.5 34.6 30.3 29.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 73.0 73.0 32.9 33.5 27.8 27.7
New England 77.2 76.0 32.9 32.5 26.6 27.0
Middle Atlantic 71.5 71.9 32.9 33.8 28.2 27.9
Midwest 78.0 77.3 38.4 37.9 32.5 32.1
East North Central 77.9 76.1 39.2 37.3 33.2 31.7
West North Central 78.2 80.1 36.3 39.3 30.9 32.9
South 74.6a 72.7 36.9 35.7 32.6 31.2
South Atlantic 75.2 73.0 35.1 33.9 30.8 29.4
East South Central 77.0 76.7 41.9 40.1 38.3 36.4
West South Central 72.1 70.0 37.4 36.4 32.7 31.5
West 71.5 72.4 32.5 30.9 26.4 25.7
Mountain 74.1 76.6 34.1 32.6 28.5 27.0
Pacific 70.4 70.6 31.8 30.2 25.5 25.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 72.4 71.7 34.1 32.8 28.3 27.2
Small Metro 75.5 75.1 34.9 35.3 30.0 30.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 74.4 74.0 34.0 34.6 29.5 29.3
< 250K Pop. 77.6 77.2 36.5 36.6 31.1 32.2
Nonmetro 78.6 77.6 41.2 39.3 37.1 35.2
Urbanized 79.9a 76.4 39.9 37.7 35.5 33.3
Less Urbanized 78.1 77.9 43.0 41.4 38.7 37.6
Completely Rural 76.1 81.2 38.1 36.5 35.8 32.5
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Table 2.52A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 162,637 162,608 70,130 69,261 59,833 58,723
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 29,343 29,800 12,177 12,208 10,372 10,217
New England 8,145 8,110 3,096 3,078 2,580 2,649
Middle Atlantic 21,198 21,690 9,081 9,130 7,792 7,568
Midwest 37,582 37,387 16,512 16,588 14,219 14,152
East North Central 26,245 25,613 11,803 11,584 10,126 9,902
West North Central 11,337 11,774 4,709 5,004 4,094 4,251
South 59,624 58,779 26,680 26,111 23,128 22,547
South Atlantic 31,838 31,310 13,364 13,150 11,589 11,390
East South Central 10,085 10,076 4,952 4,976 4,347 4,353
West South Central 17,701 17,394 8,364 7,984 7,192 6,804
West 36,088 36,642 14,761 14,355 12,114 11,806
Mountain 11,400a 11,961 4,784 4,530 4,038 3,739
Pacific 24,688 24,681 9,977 9,825 8,076 8,068
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 83,767 83,603 35,760 34,649 30,051 28,906
Small Metro 50,243 50,689 20,922 21,667 17,901 18,496
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 32,924 32,908 13,689 13,945 11,787 11,799
< 250K Pop. 17,320 17,781 7,233 7,722 6,114 6,698
Nonmetro 28,626 28,315 13,448 12,944 11,881 11,321
Urbanized 12,121 12,248 5,431 5,532 4,790 4,778
Less Urbanized 13,735 13,106 6,822 6,265 5,990 5,508
Completely Rural 2,771 2,962 1,194 1,147 1,101 1,035
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Table 2.52B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 65.1 64.6 28.1 27.5 24.0 23.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 63.7 64.2 26.4 26.3 22.5 22.0
New England 67.5 66.6 25.7 25.3 21.4 21.7
Middle Atlantic 62.3 63.4 26.7 26.7 22.9 22.1
Midwest 68.4 67.8 30.0 30.1 25.9 25.7
East North Central 68.4 66.6 30.8 30.1 26.4 25.7
West North Central 68.4 70.5 28.4 30.0 24.7 25.5
South 65.5a 63.9 29.3 28.4 25.4 24.5
South Atlantic 66.3 64.5 27.8 27.1 24.1 23.4
East South Central 67.9 67.2 33.3 33.2 29.2 29.0
West South Central 63.0 61.1 29.8 28.0 25.6 23.9
West 62.4 62.9 25.5 24.7 21.0 20.3
Mountain 64.8 67.1 27.2 25.4 23.0 21.0
Pacific 61.4 61.1 24.8 24.3 20.1 20.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 62.9 62.5 26.9 25.9 22.6 21.6
Small Metro 66.6 66.0 27.7 28.2 23.7 24.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 65.8 65.0 27.4 27.5 23.6 23.3
< 250K Pop. 68.0 68.1 28.4 29.6 24.0 25.7
Nonmetro 69.4 68.6 32.6 31.4 28.8 27.4
Urbanized 70.6 67.9 31.6 30.7 27.9 26.5
Less Urbanized 68.5 68.9 34.0 32.9 29.9 29.0
Completely Rural 68.8 70.8 29.7 27.4 27.4 24.7
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Table 2.53A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 5,750 5,498 3,762 3,724 2,282 2,216
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 941 852 612 617 374 382
New England 242 215 158 150 80 98
Middle Atlantic 699 637 454 467 294 284
Midwest 1,343 1,282 897 888 587 570
East North Central 955 902 632 636 411 408
West North Central 388 380 265 253 175 162
South 2,220 2,120 1,388 1,358 827 793
South Atlantic 1,127 1,032 703 649 422 392
East South Central 412 385 257 241 161 147
West South Central 681 703 428 468 245 254
West 1,246 1,244 866 861 494 471
Mountain 432 386 298 266 170 163
Pacific 815 858 568 595 324 308
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,719 2,673 1,802 1,814 1,068 1,052
Small Metro 1,801 1,745 1,178 1,223 712 750
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,181 1,138 808 794 474 485
< 250K Pop. 620 607 370 429 239 265
Nonmetro 1,230a 1,079 782 687 502a 414
Urbanized 506 451 329 292 215 177
Less Urbanized 585 510 366 322 234 199
Completely Rural 138 118 87 73 54 38
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Table 2.53B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 23.1 22.3 15.1 15.1 9.2 9.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 21.5 19.8 14.0 14.3 8.6 8.9
New England 21.4 19.3 14.0 13.5 7.1 8.8
Middle Atlantic 21.5 20.0 14.0 14.6 9.1 8.9
Midwest 24.4 23.7 16.3 16.4 10.6 10.5
East North Central 24.7 23.8 16.3 16.8 10.6 10.8
West North Central 23.6 23.5 16.1 15.6 10.7 10.0
South 24.5 23.5 15.3 15.1 9.1 8.8
South Atlantic 24.6 22.7 15.4 14.3 9.2 8.6
East South Central 28.1 26.4 17.5 16.5 10.9 10.1
West South Central 22.7 23.3 14.2 15.5 8.1 8.4
West 20.9 21.1 14.5 14.6 8.3 8.0
Mountain 23.9 21.4 16.5 14.7 9.4 9.1
Pacific 19.6 21.0 13.7 14.6 7.8 7.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 20.4 20.5 13.5 13.9 8.0 8.1
Small Metro 24.3 22.7 15.9 15.9 9.6 9.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 24.1 22.2 16.5 15.5 9.7 9.5
< 250K Pop. 24.7 23.8 14.7 16.8 9.5 10.4
Nonmetro 29.4 27.7 18.7 17.6 12.0 10.6
Urbanized 28.3 26.3 18.4 17.0 12.0 10.3
Less Urbanized 29.0 28.4 18.1 17.9 11.6 11.1
Completely Rural 36.6 30.4 23.1 18.9 14.3a 9.7
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Table 2.54A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 21,201 21,420 14,865 15,212 11,774 12,038
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,841 3,941 2,677 2,808 2,115 2,251
New England 1,054 1,084 712 762 550 604
Middle Atlantic 2,787 2,857 1,966 2,046 1,565 1,647
Midwest 5,019a 4,857 3,641 3,570 2,972 2,863
East North Central 3,419 3,384 2,477 2,514 2,038 2,027
West North Central 1,600b 1,473 1,165a 1,056 934a 836
South 7,422 7,639 5,232 5,441 4,267 4,355
South Atlantic 3,708 3,839 2,608 2,679 2,119 2,119
East South Central 1,222 1,234 901 918 749 789
West South Central 2,492 2,566 1,723 1,844 1,398 1,447
West 4,919 4,983 3,315 3,393 2,421 2,569
Mountain 1,540 1,503 1,032 1,001 774 773
Pacific 3,380 3,481 2,283 2,392 1,646 1,796
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,960 10,944 7,501 7,635 5,825 5,956
Small Metro 6,652 6,859 4,725 4,869 3,751 3,845
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 4,265 4,262 3,049 2,988 2,443 2,355
< 250K Pop. 2,387 2,596 1,676 1,881 1,308 1,490
Nonmetro 3,589 3,617 2,639 2,708 2,198 2,238
Urbanized 1,640 1,762 1,168 1,285 936 1,053
Less Urbanized 1,689 1,627 1,286 1,244 1,103 1,034
Completely Rural 259 229 185 179 159 150
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Table 2.54B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 64.4 63.8 45.1 45.3 35.7 35.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 64.2 64.4 44.7 45.9 35.3 36.8
New England 67.7 67.9 45.7 47.7 35.3 37.8
Middle Atlantic 62.9 63.2 44.4 45.2 35.3 36.4
Midwest 69.0b 66.2 50.0 48.6 40.8 39.0
East North Central 67.9 66.7 49.2 49.5 40.5 39.9
West North Central 71.4b 65.1 52.0a 46.7 41.7a 37.0
South 63.1 63.5 44.5 45.3 36.3 36.2
South Atlantic 62.2 62.8 43.7 43.8 35.5 34.7
East South Central 65.2 64.9 48.1 48.3 40.0 41.5
West South Central 63.5 64.0 43.9 46.0 35.6 36.1
West 62.2 61.5 41.9 41.9 30.6 31.7
Mountain 65.0 62.1 43.6 41.4 32.7 31.9
Pacific 61.0 61.3 41.2 42.1 29.7 31.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 61.4 61.3 42.0 42.8 32.6 33.4
Small Metro 65.9 65.4 46.8 46.4 37.1 36.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 65.2 63.7 46.6 44.7 37.3 35.2
< 250K Pop. 67.1 68.3 47.1 49.4 36.8 39.2
Nonmetro 71.9a 69.0 52.9 51.7 44.0 42.7
Urbanized 71.8 70.1 51.1 51.1 41.0 41.9
Less Urbanized 71.8 67.7 54.7 51.8 46.9 43.0
Completely Rural 72.9 70.5 52.1 55.1 44.8 46.3
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Table 2.55A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 135,686 135,690 51,502 50,325 45,777 44,469
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24,561 25,007 8,888 8,783 7,883 7,584
New England 6,849 6,811 2,226 2,166 1,950 1,947
Middle Atlantic 17,712 18,195 6,661 6,617 5,933 5,637
Midwest 31,220 31,248 11,974 12,130 10,661 10,719
East North Central 21,871 21,327 8,695 8,435 7,676 7,466
West North Central 9,349a 9,921 3,279 3,695 2,985 3,253
South 49,982 49,020 20,060 19,311 18,034 17,400
South Atlantic 27,004 26,439 10,053 9,822 9,047 8,879
East South Central 8,451 8,457 3,794 3,817 3,437 3,417
West South Central 14,528 14,125 6,213 5,672 5,549 5,104
West 29,922 30,415 10,580 10,101 9,199 8,766
Mountain 9,429a 10,073 3,454 3,263 3,094 2,803
Pacific 20,493 20,342 7,126 6,838 6,106 5,964
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 70,088 69,986 26,456 25,200 23,158 21,898
Small Metro 41,790 42,085 15,019 15,575 13,438 13,902
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 27,478 27,508 9,831 10,163 8,870 8,958
< 250K Pop. 14,312 14,578 5,187 5,412 4,568 4,943
Nonmetro 23,808 23,619 10,027 9,550 9,181 8,669
Urbanized 9,974 10,035 3,935 3,955 3,639 3,547
Less Urbanized 11,460 10,969 5,170 4,700 4,653 4,275
Completely Rural 2,374 2,615 923 895 889 847
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Table 2.55B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 70.7 70.1 26.8 26.0 23.8 23.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 68.7 69.5 24.9 24.4 22.1 21.1
New England 73.1 71.9 23.8 22.9 20.8 20.6
Middle Atlantic 67.2 68.7 25.3 25.0 22.5 21.3
Midwest 74.0 73.7 28.4 28.6 25.3 25.3
East North Central 74.2 72.1 29.5 28.5 26.0 25.2
West North Central 73.6 77.4 25.8 28.8 23.5 25.4
South 71.3a 69.0 28.6 27.2 25.7 24.5
South Atlantic 72.1 69.7 26.8 25.9 24.1 23.4
East South Central 73.4 72.7 32.9 32.8 29.8 29.4
West South Central 68.7 65.8 29.4 26.4 26.2 23.8
West 68.1 68.8 24.1 22.8 20.9 19.8
Mountain 70.3a 74.1 25.8 24.0 23.1 20.6
Pacific 67.2 66.4 23.4 22.3 20.0 19.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 68.8 68.0 26.0 24.5 22.7 21.3
Small Metro 72.1 71.8 25.9 26.6 23.2 23.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 71.3 70.8 25.5 26.2 23.0 23.1
< 250K Pop. 73.7 73.8 26.7 27.4 23.5 25.0
Nonmetro 74.2 73.6 31.3 29.7 28.6 27.0
Urbanized 76.2 72.7 30.0 28.6 27.8 25.7
Less Urbanized 73.1 74.0 33.0 31.7 29.7 28.8
Completely Rural 72.1 75.3 28.0 25.8 27.0 24.4
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Table 2.56A (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 156,887 157,110 66,368 65,537 57,551 56,507
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 28,402 28,947 11,565 11,591 9,998 9,835
New England 7,903 7,895 2,938 2,928 2,500 2,551
Middle Atlantic 20,499 21,052 8,627 8,663 7,498 7,284
Midwest 36,240 36,105 15,615 15,699 13,633 13,582
East North Central 25,290 24,711 11,171 10,948 9,715 9,493
West North Central 10,949 11,394 4,444 4,751 3,918 4,089
South 57,404 56,659 25,292 24,753 22,300 21,754
South Atlantic 30,712 30,278 12,661 12,501 11,167 10,998
East South Central 9,673 9,691 4,695 4,736 4,187 4,206
West South Central 17,020 16,690 7,936 7,516 6,947 6,551
West 34,842 35,398 13,895 13,494 11,620 11,335
Mountain 10,969a 11,575 4,486 4,264 3,868 3,575
Pacific 23,873 23,823 9,409 9,229 7,752 7,760
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 81,048 80,930 33,958 32,836 28,983 27,854
Small Metro 48,443 48,944 19,744 20,444 17,189 17,746
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 31,743 31,770 12,881 13,151 11,313 11,313
< 250K Pop. 16,700 17,174 6,863 7,293 5,876 6,433
Nonmetro 27,397 27,236 12,666 12,257 11,379 10,906
Urbanized 11,614 11,797 5,102 5,240 4,575 4,601
Less Urbanized 13,149 12,595 6,456 5,944 5,756 5,309
Completely Rural 2,633 2,844 1,107 1,074 1,048 997
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Table 2.56B (REVISED) – Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 69.8 69.1 29.5 28.8 25.6 24.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 68.1 68.8 27.7 27.5 24.0 23.4
New England 72.3 71.3 26.9 26.5 22.9 23.1
Middle Atlantic 66.6 67.9 28.0 27.9 24.3 23.5
Midwest 73.3 72.6 31.6 31.6 27.6 27.3
East North Central 73.3a 71.3 32.4 31.6 28.1 27.4
West North Central 73.3 75.6 29.8 31.5 26.2 27.1
South 70.1a 68.2 30.9 29.8 27.2 26.2
South Atlantic 70.7 68.8 29.1 28.4 25.7 25.0
East South Central 72.2 71.6 35.1 35.0 31.3 31.1
West South Central 67.9 65.5 31.6 29.5 27.7 25.7
West 67.2 67.6 26.8 25.8 22.4 21.7
Mountain 69.5 72.3 28.4 26.6 24.5 22.3
Pacific 66.2 65.6 26.1 25.4 21.5 21.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 67.7 67.0 28.3 27.2 24.2 23.1
Small Metro 71.2 70.9 29.0 29.6 25.3 25.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 70.4 69.8 28.6 28.9 25.1 24.9
< 250K Pop. 72.7 72.9 29.9 31.0 25.6 27.3
Nonmetro 73.9 72.9 34.2 32.8 30.7 29.2
Urbanized 75.5a 72.3 33.2 32.1 29.7 28.2
Less Urbanized 72.9 73.1 35.8 34.5 31.9 30.8
Completely Rural 72.1 74.9 30.3 28.3 28.7 26.2
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Table 2.57A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 45,958 44,962 11,826 12,142 8,706 8,615
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 6,160 6,362 1,415 1,528 999 1,028
New England 1,594 1,675 274a 375 172 240
Middle Atlantic 4,566 4,687 1,141 1,153 827 788
Midwest 11,384 11,460 2,856a 3,211 2,125 2,206
East North Central 7,428 7,205 1,933 1,923 1,455 1,331
West North Central 3,956 4,255 923b 1,288 671a 875
South 18,176 17,960 5,099 5,073 3,985 3,753
South Atlantic 8,710 8,588 2,192 2,208 1,657 1,513
East South Central 3,842 3,534 1,244 1,046 1,008 793
West South Central 5,624 5,839 1,663 1,818 1,321 1,447
West 10,238a 9,180 2,456 2,330 1,596 1,628
Mountain 4,110 3,607 940 981 590 742
Pacific 6,127 5,574 1,515 1,349 1,005 886
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 19,038 18,944 4,114 4,201 2,818 2,841
Small Metro 15,634 15,457 4,089 4,367 3,022 3,089
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 9,594 9,467 2,456 2,623 1,711 1,833
< 250K Pop. 6,041 5,990 1,633 1,744 1,311 1,256
Nonmetro 11,286 10,561 3,623 3,575 2,866 2,685
Urbanized 4,267 4,165 1,117 1,274 850 841
Less Urbanized 5,880a 5,167 2,089 1,874 1,693 1,542
Completely Rural 1,139 1,229 417 427 322 302
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Table 2.57B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 18.4 17.9 4.7 4.8 3.5 3.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 13.4 13.7 3.1 3.3 2.2 2.2
New England 13.2 13.8 2.3a 3.1 1.4 2.0
Middle Atlantic 13.4 13.7 3.4 3.4 2.4 2.3
Midwest 20.7 20.8 5.2 5.8 3.9 4.0
East North Central 19.4 18.7 5.0 5.0 3.8 3.5
West North Central 23.9 25.5 5.6b 7.7 4.0a 5.2
South 20.0 19.5 5.6 5.5 4.4 4.1
South Atlantic 18.1 17.7 4.6 4.5 3.5 3.1
East South Central 25.9 23.6 8.4 7.0 6.8 5.3
West South Central 20.0 20.5 5.9 6.4 4.7 5.1
West 17.7a 15.8 4.2 4.0 2.8 2.8
Mountain 23.4a 20.2 5.3 5.5 3.4 4.2
Pacific 15.2 13.8 3.8 3.3 2.5 2.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 14.3 14.2 3.1 3.1 2.1 2.1
Small Metro 20.7 20.1 5.4 5.7 4.0 4.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 19.2 18.7 4.9 5.2 3.4 3.6
< 250K Pop. 23.7 22.9 6.4 6.7 5.1 4.8
Nonmetro 27.4 25.6 8.8 8.7 6.9 6.5
Urbanized 24.9 23.1 6.5 7.1 5.0 4.7
Less Urbanized 29.3 27.2 10.4 9.9 8.4 8.1
Completely Rural 28.3 29.4 10.4 10.2 8.0 7.2
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Table 2.58A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 1,819 1,889 1,219 1,272 555 583
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 271 243 202 196 91 78
New England 61 58 48 46 18 15
Middle Atlantic 210 185 155 150 73 63
Midwest 436 448 285 318 147 148
East North Central 296 281 198 197 99 86
West North Central 140 168 88a 122 49 61
South 797 852 529 523 243 257
South Atlantic 388 380 265 243 122 121
East South Central 190 218 130 139 54 70
West South Central 219 254 134 141 67 66
West 315 346 202 234 73 101
Mountain 143 139 99 86 37 41
Pacific 172 207 103 148 36 59
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 596 697 418 446 171 179
Small Metro 625 630 427 448 201 209
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 393 392 268 284 125 132
< 250K Pop. 232 238 159 164 76 77
Nonmetro 598 562 373 378 183 196
Urbanized 228 229 139 165 77 75
Less Urbanized 290 268 181 167 86 89
Completely Rural 79 65 53 47 20 31
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Table 2.58B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 7.3 7.7 4.9 5.2 2.2 2.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 6.2 5.6 4.6 4.6 2.1 1.8
New England 5.4 5.2 4.2 4.2 1.6 1.4
Middle Atlantic 6.5 5.8 4.8 4.7 2.3 2.0
Midwest 7.9 8.3 5.2 5.9 2.7 2.7
East North Central 7.6 7.4 5.1 5.2 2.5 2.3
West North Central 8.5 10.3 5.3a 7.5 3.0 3.8
South 8.8 9.5 5.8 5.8 2.7 2.9
South Atlantic 8.5 8.4 5.8 5.3 2.7 2.7
East South Central 13.0 15.0 8.9 9.6 3.7 4.8
West South Central 7.3 8.4 4.5 4.7 2.2 2.2
West 5.3 5.9 3.4 4.0 1.2 1.7
Mountain 7.9 7.7 5.5 4.8 2.1 2.3
Pacific 4.1 5.1 2.5 3.6 0.9 1.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 4.5a 5.3 3.1 3.4 1.3 1.4
Small Metro 8.4 8.2 5.8 5.8 2.7 2.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 8.0 7.7 5.5 5.5 2.6 2.6
< 250K Pop. 9.2 9.3 6.3 6.4 3.0 3.0
Nonmetro 14.3 14.4 8.9 9.7 4.4 5.0
Urbanized 12.8 13.3 7.8 9.6 4.3 4.4
Less Urbanized 14.4 14.9 9.0 9.3 4.3 5.0
Completely Rural 21.1 16.9 14.1 12.0 5.3 8.1
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Table 2.59A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 6,717a 7,081 2,947b 3,386 1,762b 2,056
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 993a 1,154 395a 496 203b 294
New England 310 298 124 126 67 67
Middle Atlantic 683b 856 271a 370 137b 227
Midwest 1,928 1,877 857 960 553 589
East North Central 1,195 1,215 538 619 333 369
West North Central 733 662 319 340 220 221
South 2,333a 2,562 1,081a 1,256 672 796
South Atlantic 1,084 1,213 470 588 272a 378
East South Central 459 484 234 274 168 180
West South Central 790 865 377 394 232 237
West 1,463 1,488 614 675 334 377
Mountain 580 595 245 270 146 170
Pacific 882 893 369 405 188 207
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 2,784 2,803 1,099 1,223 595 694
Small Metro 2,321a 2,604 1,014b 1,271 602b 784
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,373 1,518 587a 721 342 425
< 250K Pop. 948 1,085 427a 550 261a 359
Nonmetro 1,613 1,674 834 892 566 578
Urbanized 667 773 315 395 215 258
Less Urbanized 809 774 454 423 310 271
Completely Rural 137 126 65 74 41 49
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Table 2.59B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 20.4 21.1 8.9b 10.1 5.3b 6.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 16.6a 18.9 6.6a 8.1 3.4b 4.8
New England 19.9 18.7 8.0 7.9 4.3 4.2
Middle Atlantic 15.4b 18.9 6.1a 8.2 3.1b 5.0
Midwest 26.5 25.6 11.8 13.1 7.6 8.0
East North Central 23.7 23.9 10.7 12.2 6.6 7.3
West North Central 32.7 29.3 14.3 15.0 9.8 9.8
South 19.8 21.3 9.2 10.4 5.7 6.6
South Atlantic 18.2 19.8 7.9 9.6 4.6a 6.2
East South Central 24.5 25.5 12.5 14.4 9.0 9.5
West South Central 20.1 21.6 9.6 9.8 5.9 5.9
West 18.5 18.4 7.8 8.3 4.2 4.7
Mountain 24.5 24.6 10.3 11.2 6.2 7.0
Pacific 15.9 15.7 6.7 7.1 3.4 3.7
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.6 15.7 6.2 6.9 3.3 3.9
Small Metro 23.0 24.8 10.0b 12.1 6.0b 7.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 21.0 22.7 9.0a 10.8 5.2 6.4
< 250K Pop. 26.6 28.5 12.0 14.5 7.3 9.4
Nonmetro 32.3 31.9 16.7 17.0 11.3 11.0
Urbanized 29.2 30.8 13.8 15.7 9.4 10.3
Less Urbanized 34.4 32.2 19.3 17.6 13.2 11.3
Completely Rural 38.5 38.9 18.4 22.7 11.5 15.1
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Table 2.60A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 37,421 35,992 7,661 7,484 6,388 5,976
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 4,895 4,965 817 836 704 656
New England 1,223 1,319 102a 203 87 158
Middle Atlantic 3,673 3,646 715 633 617 498
Midwest 9,020 9,134 1,714 1,933 1,425 1,469
East North Central 5,937 5,709 1,198 1,107 1,024 876
West North Central 3,083 3,425 516b 826 402a 594
South 15,046 14,547 3,490 3,294 3,070 2,700
South Atlantic 7,238 6,995 1,457 1,378 1,262 1,014
East South Central 3,193 2,831 880 633 785 543
West South Central 4,615 4,720 1,152 1,283 1,023 1,144
West 8,460a 7,346 1,640 1,421 1,189 1,150
Mountain 3,387a 2,873 596 625 407 531
Pacific 5,073 4,473 1,044 796 781 619
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15,658 15,445 2,597 2,532 2,052 1,969
Small Metro 12,689 12,223 2,648 2,648 2,219 2,096
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 7,828 7,557 1,601 1,617 1,244 1,276
< 250K Pop. 4,861 4,666 1,046 1,030 975 820
Nonmetro 9,075 8,324 2,416 2,304 2,117 1,911
Urbanized 3,372 3,163 663 714 558 508
Less Urbanized 4,780 4,124 1,454 1,283 1,298 1,181
Completely Rural 922 1,037 299 307 261 221
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Table 2.60B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 19.5 18.6 4.0 3.9 3.3 3.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 13.7 13.8 2.3 2.3 2.0 1.8
New England 13.0 13.9 1.1a 2.1 0.9 1.7
Middle Atlantic 13.9 13.8 2.7 2.4 2.3 1.9
Midwest 21.4 21.5 4.1 4.6 3.4 3.5
East North Central 20.1 19.3 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.0
West North Central 24.3 26.7 4.1b 6.4 3.2a 4.6
South 21.4 20.5 5.0 4.6 4.4 3.8
South Atlantic 19.3 18.4 3.9 3.6 3.4 2.7
East South Central 27.7 24.3 7.6 5.4 6.8 4.7
West South Central 21.8 22.0 5.4 6.0 4.8 5.3
West 19.3a 16.6 3.7 3.2 2.7 2.6
Mountain 25.3a 21.1 4.4 4.6 3.0 3.9
Pacific 16.6 14.6 3.4 2.6 2.6 2.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.4 15.0 2.5 2.5 2.0 1.9
Small Metro 21.9 20.9 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.6
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.3 19.5 4.2 4.2 3.2 3.3
< 250K Pop. 25.0 23.6 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.2
Nonmetro 28.3 25.9 7.5 7.2 6.6 6.0
Urbanized 25.7 22.9 5.1 5.2 4.3 3.7
Less Urbanized 30.5 27.8 9.3 8.7 8.3 8.0
Completely Rural 28.0 29.9 9.1 8.8 7.9 6.4
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Table 2.61A (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 44,139 43,073 10,607 10,870 8,150 8,032
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,889 6,119 1,212 1,332 908 950
New England 1,533 1,617 227a 329 154 225
Middle Atlantic 4,356 4,502 986 1,003 754 725
Midwest 10,948 11,011 2,571 2,893 1,978 2,059
East North Central 7,132 6,924 1,735 1,726 1,356 1,244
West North Central 3,816 4,087 836b 1,167 622a 814
South 17,379 17,108 4,570 4,550 3,742 3,496
South Atlantic 8,322 8,208 1,927 1,966 1,534 1,392
East South Central 3,652 3,315 1,114 907 954 723
West South Central 5,405 5,585 1,529 1,677 1,254 1,381
West 9,923a 8,834 2,254 2,096 1,522 1,527
Mountain 3,967 3,468 841 895 553 700
Pacific 5,956 5,366 1,413 1,201 969 827
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 18,442 18,248 3,696 3,755 2,647 2,663
Small Metro 15,009 14,827 3,661 3,919 2,821 2,880
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 9,201 9,075 2,188 2,339 1,585 1,701
< 250K Pop. 5,808 5,751 1,473 1,580 1,235 1,179
Nonmetro 10,687 9,998 3,250 3,196 2,683 2,489
Urbanized 4,039 3,936 978 1,109 773 766
Less Urbanized 5,589a 4,899 1,908 1,706 1,608 1,452
Completely Rural 1,059 1,163 364 381 302 270
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Table 2.61B (REVISED) – Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 19.6 19.0 4.7 4.8 3.6 3.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 14.1 14.5 2.9 3.2 2.2 2.3
New England 14.0 14.6 2.1a 3.0 1.4 2.0
Middle Atlantic 14.1 14.5 3.2 3.2 2.4 2.3
Midwest 22.1 22.1 5.2 5.8 4.0 4.1
East North Central 20.7 20.0 5.0 5.0 3.9 3.6
West North Central 25.6 27.1 5.6b 7.7 4.2a 5.4
South 21.2 20.6 5.6 5.5 4.6 4.2
South Atlantic 19.2 18.6 4.4 4.5 3.5 3.2
East South Central 27.3 24.5 8.3 6.7 7.1 5.3
West South Central 21.6 21.9 6.1 6.6 5.0 5.4
West 19.1a 16.9 4.3 4.0 2.9 2.9
Mountain 25.1a 21.7 5.3 5.6 3.5 4.4
Pacific 16.5 14.8 3.9 3.3 2.7 2.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15.4 15.1 3.1 3.1 2.2 2.2
Small Metro 22.1 21.5 5.4 5.7 4.1 4.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20.4 19.9 4.9 5.1 3.5 3.7
< 250K Pop. 25.3 24.4 6.4 6.7 5.4 5.0
Nonmetro 28.8 26.8 8.8 8.6 7.2 6.7
Urbanized 26.3 24.1 6.4 6.8 5.0 4.7
Less Urbanized 31.0 28.4 10.6 9.9 8.9 8.4
Completely Rural 29.0 30.6 10.0 10.0 8.3 7.1
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Table 2.62A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 89,765 90,460 26,282 26,592 13,225 13,345
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15,765 16,338 4,384b 5,141 2,103 2,460
New England 4,386 4,813 1,310 1,352 536 683
Middle Atlantic 11,379 11,525 3,074b 3,789 1,567 1,777
Midwest 22,155 21,563 6,793 6,558 3,331 2,966
East North Central 15,107 14,629 4,835 4,441 2,443a 2,081
West North Central 7,048 6,933 1,958 2,118 887 885
South 31,002 30,912 8,979 8,742 5,128 4,884
South Atlantic 16,553 16,115 4,711 4,429 2,750 2,459
East South Central 5,234 5,282 1,540 1,305 853 811
West South Central 9,215 9,514 2,727 3,009 1,524 1,615
West 20,843 21,647 6,127 6,151 2,665 3,035
Mountain 6,645 7,143 1,865 1,985 796 908
Pacific 14,198 14,504 4,262 4,165 1,869 2,127
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 46,993 47,146 14,389 14,309 7,332 7,270
Small Metro 27,867 28,139 7,944 8,332 3,910 4,119
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 18,283 18,179 5,184 5,471 2,554 2,584
< 250K Pop. 9,584 9,960 2,760 2,860 1,356 1,535
Nonmetro 14,905 15,175 3,950 3,951 1,983 1,956
Urbanized 6,443 6,675 1,794 1,782 888 895
Less Urbanized 7,053 6,760 1,879 1,853 941 924
Completely Rural 1,409 1,740 277 316 155 137
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Table 2.62B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 35.9 35.9 10.5 10.6 5.3 5.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 34.2 35.2 9.5b 11.1 4.6 5.3
New England 36.4 39.5 10.9 11.1 4.4 5.6
Middle Atlantic 33.4 33.7 9.0b 11.1 4.6 5.2
Midwest 40.3 39.1 12.4 11.9 6.1 5.4
East North Central 39.4 38.0 12.6 11.5 6.4a 5.4
West North Central 42.5 41.5 11.8 12.7 5.4 5.3
South 34.1 33.6 9.9 9.5 5.6 5.3
South Atlantic 34.5 33.2 9.8 9.1 5.7 5.1
East South Central 35.2 35.2 10.4 8.7 5.7 5.4
West South Central 32.8 33.4 9.7 10.6 5.4 5.7
West 36.1 37.2 10.6 10.6 4.6 5.2
Mountain 37.8 40.1 10.6 11.1 4.5 5.1
Pacific 35.3 35.9 10.6 10.3 4.6 5.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 35.3 35.2 10.8 10.7 5.5 5.4
Small Metro 36.9 36.7 10.5 10.9 5.2 5.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 36.6 35.9 10.4 10.8 5.1 5.1
< 250K Pop. 37.6 38.1 10.8 11.0 5.3 5.9
Nonmetro 36.1 36.8 9.6 9.6 4.8 4.7
Urbanized 37.5 37.0 10.4 9.9 5.2 5.0
Less Urbanized 35.2 35.5 9.4 9.7 4.7 4.9
Completely Rural 35.0a 41.6 6.9 7.6 3.8 3.3
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Table 2.63A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 3,119 3,088 2,127 2,218 951 990
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 523 532 379 397 166 160
New England 155 163 120 130 44 55
Middle Atlantic 368 369 259 267 122 105
Midwest 773 746 523 546 251 272
East North Central 560 527 364 384 180 189
West North Central 213 219 160 162 71 83
South 1,071 1,107 691 750 329 348
South Atlantic 570 554 371 365 168 175
East South Central 188 197 101 126 53 60
West South Central 312 356 219 260 108 113
West 752 703 534 525 205 210
Mountain 272 229 191 161 66 72
Pacific 480 474 343 364 139 137
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,529 1,574 1,104 1,122 491 489
Small Metro 1,024 964 655 714 285 314
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 655 638 421 473 177 205
< 250K Pop. 369 326 234 241 107 109
Nonmetro 566 551 369 381 176 186
Urbanized 256 238 177 171 82 88
Less Urbanized 259 263 161 185 80 86
Completely Rural 51 50 30 25 14 13
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Table 2.63B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 12.5 12.5 8.5 9.0 3.8 4.0
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12.0 12.3 8.7 9.2 3.8 3.7
New England 13.7 14.6 10.6 11.7 3.9 5.0
Middle Atlantic 11.4 11.6 8.0 8.3 3.7 3.3
Midwest 14.0 13.8 9.5 10.1 4.6 5.0
East North Central 14.5 13.9 9.4 10.1 4.6 5.0
West North Central 13.0 13.5 9.7 10.0 4.3 5.1
South 11.8 12.3 7.6 8.3 3.6 3.9
South Atlantic 12.5 12.2 8.1 8.0 3.7 3.9
East South Central 12.8 13.5 6.9 8.6 3.6 4.1
West South Central 10.4 11.8 7.3 8.6 3.6 3.7
West 12.6 12.0 9.0 8.9 3.4 3.6
Mountain 15.0 12.7 10.6 8.9 3.7 4.0
Pacific 11.6 11.6 8.3 8.9 3.4 3.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 11.5 12.1 8.3 8.6 3.7 3.8
Small Metro 13.8 12.6 8.8 9.3 3.8 4.1
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 13.4 12.5 8.6 9.2 3.6 4.0
< 250K Pop. 14.7 12.7 9.3 9.4 4.3 4.3
Nonmetro 13.5 14.1 8.8 9.8 4.2 4.8
Urbanized 14.3 13.9 9.9 10.0 4.6 5.1
Less Urbanized 12.9 14.6 8.0a 10.3 3.9 4.8
Completely Rural 13.4 12.9 8.1 6.6 3.8 3.3
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Table 2.64A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 13,792 14,132 7,601 7,904 3,770 3,871
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,484 2,574 1,344 1,416 670 660
New England 723 742 385 405 185 198
Middle Atlantic 1,761 1,831 959 1,011 485 462
Midwest 3,483 3,419 1,996 1,917 986 968
East North Central 2,343 2,353 1,338 1,329 669 678
West North Central 1,139 1,066 657 588 317 290
South 4,512 4,764 2,588 2,743 1,374 1,407
South Atlantic 2,219a 2,458 1,240 1,388 653 696
East South Central 780 727 470 439 259 259
West South Central 1,513 1,578 877 915 462 452
West 3,313 3,375 1,674 1,829 740 836
Mountain 1,079 1,064 573 564 248 264
Pacific 2,234 2,311 1,101 1,265 492 573
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 7,050 7,169 3,877 3,988 1,939 1,975
Small Metro 4,524 4,676 2,493 2,589 1,230 1,234
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,866 2,867 1,544 1,558 776 739
< 250K Pop. 1,658 1,808 949 1,031 454 496
Nonmetro 2,219 2,287 1,231 1,327 600 662
Urbanized 1,070 1,170 586 670 289 329
Less Urbanized 1,004 977 576 578 289 294
Completely Rural 145 140 69 79 22 38
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Table 2.64B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 41.9 42.1 23.1 23.5 11.4 11.5
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 41.5 42.0 22.4 23.1 11.2 10.8
New England 46.4 46.5 24.7 25.4 11.9 12.4
Middle Atlantic 39.8 40.5 21.6 22.3 10.9 10.2
Midwest 47.9 46.6 27.4 26.1 13.6 13.2
East North Central 46.5 46.4 26.6 26.2 13.3 13.4
West North Central 50.9 47.2 29.3 26.0 14.2 12.8
South 38.4 39.6 22.0 22.8 11.7 11.7
South Atlantic 37.2 40.2 20.8 22.7 10.9 11.4
East South Central 41.6 38.2 25.1 23.1 13.8 13.6
West South Central 38.6 39.4 22.3 22.8 11.8 11.3
West 41.9 41.7 21.2 22.6 9.4 10.3
Mountain 45.6 44.0 24.2 23.3 10.5 10.9
Pacific 40.3 40.7 19.9 22.3 8.9 10.1
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 39.5 40.2 21.7 22.3 10.9 11.1
Small Metro 44.8 44.6 24.7 24.7 12.2 11.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 43.8 42.9 23.6 23.3 11.9 11.0
< 250K Pop. 46.6 47.5 26.7 27.1 12.8 13.0
Nonmetro 44.4 43.6 24.7 25.3 12.0 12.6
Urbanized 46.8 46.5 25.7 26.6 12.7 13.1
Less Urbanized 42.7 40.7 24.5 24.1 12.3 12.3
Completely Rural 40.9 43.2 19.3 24.4 6.3 11.6
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Table 2.65A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 72,853 73,240 16,554 16,470 8,504 8,484
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 12,757 13,233 2,661b 3,328 1,267a 1,639
New England 3,509 3,908 805 816 306 430
Middle Atlantic 9,249 9,325 1,856b 2,512 960 1,210
Midwest 17,899 17,397 4,274 4,095 2,094 1,726
East North Central 12,203 11,749 3,133 2,728 1,595a 1,213
West North Central 5,695 5,649 1,141 1,367 499 512
South 25,419 25,041 5,700 5,250 3,424 3,130
South Atlantic 13,764 13,103 3,100 2,675 1,929 1,587
East South Central 4,266 4,358 969 740 541 492
West South Central 7,389 7,581 1,631 1,834 954 1,050
West 16,778 17,569 3,919 3,797 1,719 1,989
Mountain 5,294a 5,849 1,101 1,261 482 572
Pacific 11,484 11,720 2,817 2,537 1,237 1,417
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 38,414 38,403 9,408 9,199 4,902 4,805
Small Metro 22,319 22,500 4,796 5,028 2,395 2,571
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 14,762 14,673 3,219 3,440 1,601 1,641
< 250K Pop. 7,557 7,826 1,577 1,588 795 930
Nonmetro 12,119 12,337 2,350 2,243 1,207 1,108
Urbanized 5,117 5,267 1,030 941 517 478
Less Urbanized 5,789 5,521 1,143 1,091 573 544
Completely Rural 1,213 1,550 178 211 118 87
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Table 2.65B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 37.9 37.8 8.6 8.5 4.4 4.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 35.7 36.8 7.4a 9.3 3.5 4.6
New England 37.4 41.3 8.6 8.6 3.3 4.5
Middle Atlantic 35.1 35.2 7.0b 9.5 3.6 4.6
Midwest 42.4 41.0 10.1 9.7 5.0 4.1
East North Central 41.4 39.7 10.6 9.2 5.4a 4.1
West North Central 44.9 44.1 9.0 10.7 3.9 4.0
South 36.2 35.3 8.1 7.4 4.9 4.4
South Atlantic 36.7 34.6 8.3 7.1 5.1 4.2
East South Central 37.0 37.5 8.4 6.4 4.7 4.2
West South Central 34.9 35.3 7.7 8.5 4.5 4.9
West 38.2 39.7 8.9 8.6 3.9 4.5
Mountain 39.5 43.0 8.2 9.3 3.6 4.2
Pacific 37.6 38.3 9.2 8.3 4.1 4.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37.7 37.3 9.2 8.9 4.8 4.7
Small Metro 38.5 38.4 8.3 8.6 4.1 4.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.3 37.8 8.3 8.9 4.2 4.2
< 250K Pop. 38.9 39.6 8.1 8.0 4.1 4.7
Nonmetro 37.8 38.4 7.3 7.0 3.8 3.5
Urbanized 39.1 38.1 7.9 6.8 3.9 3.5
Less Urbanized 36.9 37.2 7.3 7.4 3.7 3.7
Completely Rural 36.8a 44.6 5.4 6.1 3.6 2.5
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Table 2.66A (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 86,645 87,372 24,155 24,374 12,274 12,355
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 15,241 15,806 4,005b 4,744 1,937 2,299
New England 4,231 4,650 1,190 1,222 492 628
Middle Atlantic 11,010 11,156 2,815b 3,522 1,445 1,671
Midwest 21,382 20,817 6,270 6,012 3,080 2,694
East North Central 14,547 14,102 4,471 4,057 2,264a 1,891
West North Central 6,835 6,715 1,798 1,955 816 803
South 29,931 29,805 8,288 7,992 4,798 4,537
South Atlantic 15,983 15,561 4,340 4,064 2,582 2,283
East South Central 5,046 5,085 1,439 1,179 800 751
West South Central 8,902 9,159 2,508 2,749 1,417 1,502
West 20,091 20,944 5,593 5,626 2,459 2,825
Mountain 6,373 6,914 1,674 1,825 730 835
Pacific 13,718 14,030 3,919 3,801 1,729 1,990
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 45,464 45,572 13,285 13,187 6,841 6,781
Small Metro 26,843 27,175 7,289 7,617 3,625 3,805
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 17,628 17,540 4,763 4,998 2,377 2,379
< 250K Pop. 9,215 9,635 2,526 2,619 1,248 1,425
Nonmetro 14,339 14,625 3,581 3,570 1,808 1,770
Urbanized 6,187 6,437 1,616 1,610 806 807
Less Urbanized 6,793 6,497 1,718 1,669 861 838
Completely Rural 1,359 1,690 246 291 140 124
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Table 2.66B (REVISED) – Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 38.5 38.5 10.7 10.7 5.5 5.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 36.5 37.6 9.6b 11.3 4.6 5.5
New England 38.7 42.0 10.9 11.0 4.5 5.7
Middle Atlantic 35.8 36.0 9.1b 11.4 4.7 5.4
Midwest 43.2 41.8 12.7 12.1 6.2 5.4
East North Central 42.1 40.7 13.0 11.7 6.6a 5.5
West North Central 45.8 44.5 12.0 13.0 5.5 5.3
South 36.5 35.9 10.1 9.6 5.9 5.5
South Atlantic 36.8 35.3 10.0 9.2 5.9 5.2
East South Central 37.7 37.6 10.7 8.7 6.0 5.6
West South Central 35.5 35.9 10.0 10.8 5.6 5.9
West 38.8 40.0 10.8 10.8 4.7 5.4
Mountain 40.4 43.2 10.6 11.4 4.6 5.2
Pacific 38.0 38.6 10.9 10.5 4.8 5.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 38.0 37.7 11.1 10.9 5.7 5.6
Small Metro 39.4 39.3 10.7 11.0 5.3 5.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 39.1 38.5 10.6 11.0 5.3 5.2
< 250K Pop. 40.1 40.9 11.0 11.1 5.4 6.1
Nonmetro 38.7 39.2 9.7 9.6 4.9 4.7
Urbanized 40.2 39.4 10.5 9.9 5.2 4.9
Less Urbanized 37.7 37.7 9.5 9.7 4.8 4.9
Completely Rural 37.2a 44.5 6.8 7.7 3.8 3.3
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Table 2.67A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 205,420b 208,534 164,966a 168,135 128,884 130,642
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 38,884 39,459 32,861 33,170 26,085 26,404
New England 10,456 10,733 8,977 9,166 7,291 7,507
Middle Atlantic 28,428 28,726 23,884 24,003 18,794 18,897
Midwest 46,674 46,947 37,950 38,367 29,774 30,205
East North Central 32,460 32,656 26,376 26,441 20,517 20,761
West North Central 14,214 14,291 11,573 11,927 9,257 9,444
South 72,896a 74,175 55,929a 58,072 43,077 43,733
South Atlantic 39,157 39,829 30,727 31,690 24,294 23,886
East South Central 11,830 11,779 8,245 8,313 5,835 6,030
West South Central 21,909a 22,568 16,957b 18,069 12,947a 13,817
West 46,965 47,952 38,226 38,526 29,947 30,300
Mountain 14,431 14,598 11,341 11,552 8,839 9,176
Pacific 32,534 33,354 26,885 26,974 21,108 21,124
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 109,010 111,133 90,563 92,638 71,449 72,657
Small Metro 62,719 63,695 49,664 50,284 38,624 39,033
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 41,116 42,086 32,696 33,076 25,324 25,759
< 250K Pop. 21,604 21,609 16,968 17,207 13,301 13,274
Nonmetro 33,691 33,706 24,739 25,214 18,811 18,953
Urbanized 14,451 15,069 10,944 11,766 8,667 8,846
Less Urbanized 16,026 15,230 11,656 11,202 8,610 8,362
Completely Rural 3,213 3,408 2,139 2,246 1,534 1,745
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Table 2.67B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 82.2 82.8 66.0 66.8 51.6 51.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 84.3 85.1 71.3 71.5 56.6 56.9
New England 86.7 88.1 74.4 75.3 60.5 61.6
Middle Atlantic 83.5 84.0 70.2 70.2 55.2 55.2
Midwest 84.9 85.1 69.1 69.5 54.2 54.8
East North Central 84.6 84.9 68.7 68.7 53.5 54.0
West North Central 85.7 85.6 69.8 71.4 55.8 56.6
South 80.1 80.6 61.5 63.1 47.4 47.5
South Atlantic 81.6 82.0 64.0 65.2 50.6 49.2
East South Central 79.6 78.6 55.5 55.5 39.3 40.2
West South Central 78.0 79.2 60.4a 63.4 46.1 48.5
West 81.3 82.4 66.1 66.2 51.8 52.0
Mountain 82.1 81.9 64.5 64.8 50.3 51.5
Pacific 80.9 82.6 66.9 66.8 52.5 52.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 81.9a 83.0 68.0 69.2 53.7 54.3
Small Metro 83.1 83.0 65.8 65.5 51.2 50.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 82.2 83.1 65.4 65.3 50.6 50.9
< 250K Pop. 84.8 82.8 66.6 65.9 52.2 50.8
Nonmetro 81.7 81.7 60.0 61.1 45.6 45.9
Urbanized 84.2 83.5 63.7 65.2 50.5 49.0
Less Urbanized 79.9 80.1 58.1 58.9 42.9 44.0
Completely Rural 79.8 81.4 53.1 53.6 38.1 41.7
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Table 2.68A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 9,614 9,450 7,727 7,516 3,671 3,649
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 1,741 1,681 1,487 1,418 732 727
New England 464 434 397 371 213 175
Middle Atlantic 1,276 1,247 1,090 1,048 519 552
Midwest 2,203 2,100 1,782 1,677 846 801
East North Central 1,576 1,499 1,279 1,188 611 570
West North Central 627 601 504 490 235 232
South 3,368 3,361 2,586 2,618 1,215 1,250
South Atlantic 1,705 1,673 1,322 1,298 627 631
East South Central 555 534 394 409 164 179
West South Central 1,108 1,155 870 911 423 439
West 2,302 2,307 1,871 1,803 878 871
Mountain 721 694 592 543 297 279
Pacific 1,581 1,613 1,280 1,260 581 591
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5,035 5,039 4,093 4,023 1,956 1,938
Small Metro 2,896 2,877 2,326 2,292 1,101 1,154
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 1,865 1,912 1,508 1,534 713 749
< 250K Pop. 1,031 966 818 757 388 405
Nonmetro 1,684 1,533 1,308 1,201 614 557
Urbanized 722 689 570 552 278 240
Less Urbanized 825a 699 628a 532 279 259
Completely Rural 136 146 110 117 57 58
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Table 2.68B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 38.6 38.4 31.0 30.5 14.7 14.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 39.8 39.1 34.0 32.9 16.7 16.9
New England 41.1 39.0 35.1 33.3 18.8 15.7
Middle Atlantic 39.3 39.1 33.6 32.8 16.0 17.3
Midwest 40.0 38.8 32.4 31.0 15.4 14.8
East North Central 40.8 39.6 33.1 31.3 15.8 15.0
West North Central 38.2 37.1 30.7 30.2 14.3 14.3
South 37.2 37.3 28.6 29.1 13.4 13.9
South Atlantic 37.3 36.8 28.9 28.6 13.7 13.9
East South Central 37.8 36.7 26.8 28.1 11.2 12.3
West South Central 36.8 38.3 28.9 30.2 14.1 14.6
West 38.6 39.2 31.4 30.6 14.7 14.8
Mountain 39.9 38.5 32.7 30.1 16.4 15.5
Pacific 38.1 39.5 30.8 30.9 14.0 14.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 37.9 38.7 30.8 30.9 14.7 14.9
Small Metro 39.1 37.5 31.4 29.9 14.9 15.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 38.1 37.4 30.8 30.0 14.6 14.6
< 250K Pop. 41.0 37.8 32.6 29.6 15.4 15.8
Nonmetro 40.3 39.3 31.3 30.8 14.7 14.3
Urbanized 40.4 40.1 31.9 32.2 15.5 14.0
Less Urbanized 40.9 38.9 31.2 29.6 13.8 14.4
Completely Rural 36.2 37.5 29.1 30.1 15.3 14.9
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Table 2.69A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 28,191b 28,804 25,691b 26,437 20,125b 20,752
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 5,289b 5,460 4,942b 5,121 3,989a 4,202
New England 1,411b 1,483 1,328b 1,415 1,094 1,179
Middle Atlantic 3,878 3,977 3,614 3,707 2,895 3,022
Midwest 6,411 6,448 5,941 5,955 4,736 4,726
East North Central 4,404 4,468 4,073 4,161 3,196 3,306
West North Central 2,007 1,980 1,869 1,794 1,540a 1,420
South 9,853b 10,161 8,869b 9,176 6,780 7,026
South Atlantic 4,981a 5,178 4,539a 4,721 3,480 3,626
East South Central 1,605 1,569 1,400 1,374 1,042 990
West South Central 3,266b 3,415 2,930a 3,081 2,258a 2,410
West 6,638 6,735 5,939a 6,184 4,619 4,798
Mountain 1,942 1,929 1,735 1,714 1,363 1,311
Pacific 4,696 4,806 4,204b 4,470 3,256a 3,487
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 15,266 15,265 13,959 14,084 10,940 11,119
Small Metro 8,634 9,020 7,877 8,276 6,251 6,544
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 5,501 5,661 5,037 5,181 3,973 4,085
< 250K Pop. 3,132 3,359 2,840 3,095 2,278 2,459
Nonmetro 4,291 4,519 3,855 4,077 2,933 3,088
Urbanized 2,000 2,223 1,842 2,037 1,469 1,574
Less Urbanized 1,988 2,018 1,748 1,788 1,278 1,322
Completely Rural 303 278 266 252 186 192
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Table 2.69B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 85.6 85.8 78.0 78.7 61.1 61.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 88.3 89.2 82.6 83.7 66.6 68.6
New England 90.6 92.8 85.3 88.6 70.3 73.8
Middle Atlantic 87.5 87.9 81.6 81.9 65.3 66.8
Midwest 88.1 87.9 81.7 81.2 65.1 64.4
East North Central 87.5 88.0 80.9 82.0 63.5 65.1
West North Central 89.6 87.6 83.4a 79.4 68.7b 62.8
South 83.7 84.5 75.4 76.3 57.6 58.4
South Atlantic 83.5 84.7 76.1 77.2 58.3 59.3
East South Central 85.6 82.5 74.7 72.3 55.6 52.1
West South Central 83.2 85.2 74.7 76.9 57.5 60.1
West 83.9 83.2 75.1 76.4 58.4 59.2
Mountain 82.0 79.7 73.2 70.8 57.5 54.2
Pacific 84.7 84.6 75.9 78.7 58.8 61.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 85.5 85.5 78.2 78.9 61.3 62.3
Small Metro 85.5 86.0 78.0 78.9 61.9 62.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 84.1 84.7 77.0 77.5 60.7 61.1
< 250K Pop. 88.1 88.3 79.9 81.4 64.1 64.7
Nonmetro 85.9 86.2 77.2 77.8 58.7 58.9
Urbanized 87.6 88.4 80.6 81.0 64.3 62.6
Less Urbanized 84.5 84.0 74.2 74.4 54.3 55.0
Completely Rural 85.3 85.6 74.8 77.6 52.5 59.3
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Table 2.70A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 167,615b 170,280 131,548a 134,183 105,089 106,242
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 31,855 32,318 26,432 26,630 21,364 21,476
New England 8,581 8,817 7,251 7,381 5,984 6,153
Middle Atlantic 23,274 23,501 19,180 19,249 15,380 15,323
Midwest 38,061 38,399 30,226 30,735 24,192 24,678
East North Central 26,479 26,689 21,025 21,092 16,710 16,886
West North Central 11,581 11,711 9,201 9,642 7,482 7,792
South 59,675 60,653 44,473a 46,279 35,082 35,457
South Atlantic 32,471 32,979 24,865 25,671 20,188 19,629
East South Central 9,670 9,675 6,451 6,531 4,629 4,861
West South Central 17,535 17,999 13,157a 14,077 10,266 10,967
West 38,024 38,910 30,416 30,539 24,451 24,631
Mountain 11,767 11,975 9,015 9,296 7,179 7,585
Pacific 26,257 26,935 21,401 21,244 17,272 17,046
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 88,709 90,829 72,511 74,531 58,553 59,601
Small Metro 51,190 51,798 39,461 39,716 31,272 31,334
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 33,750 34,513 26,151 26,361 20,637 20,924
< 250K Pop. 17,441 17,284 13,310 13,355 10,635 10,409
Nonmetro 27,716 27,654 19,576 19,936 15,264 15,308
Urbanized 11,729 12,157 8,532 9,177 6,921 7,031
Less Urbanized 13,213 12,513 9,280 8,883 7,053 6,781
Completely Rural 2,774 2,984 1,764 1,877 1,290 1,495
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Table 2.70B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 87.3 87.9 68.5 69.3 54.7 54.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.1 89.9 74.0 74.1 59.8 59.7
New England 91.5 93.1 77.4 77.9 63.8 65.0
Middle Atlantic 88.3 88.7 72.8 72.7 58.3 57.8
Midwest 90.2 90.5 71.7 72.5 57.4 58.2
East North Central 89.8 90.2 71.3 71.3 56.7 57.0
West North Central 91.2 91.4 72.5 75.2 58.9 60.8
South 85.1 85.4 63.4 65.2 50.0 49.9
South Atlantic 86.6 87.0 66.4 67.7 53.9 51.8
East South Central 83.9 83.2 56.0 56.2 40.2 41.8
West South Central 82.9 83.8 62.2 65.6 48.5 51.1
West 86.6 88.0 69.2 69.0 55.7 55.7
Mountain 87.8 88.1 67.2 68.4 53.5 55.8
Pacific 86.0 87.9 70.1 69.3 56.6 55.6
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 87.0 88.2 71.1 72.4 57.4 57.9
Small Metro 88.3 88.4 68.1 67.8 53.9 53.5
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.5 88.9 67.8 67.9 53.5 53.9
< 250K Pop. 89.8 87.5 68.6 67.6 54.8 52.7
Nonmetro 86.4 86.1 61.0 62.1 47.6 47.7
Urbanized 89.6 88.0 65.2 66.4 52.8 50.9
Less Urbanized 84.2 84.4 59.2 59.9 45.0 45.8
Completely Rural 84.2 85.9 53.5 54.0 39.2 43.0
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Table 2.71A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 195,805b 199,084 157,239b 160,620 125,213 126,994
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 37,143 37,778 31,374 31,752 25,353 25,677
New England 9,992 10,299 8,579 8,796 7,078 7,332
Middle Atlantic 27,152 27,478 22,795 22,956 18,275 18,345
Midwest 44,471 44,847 36,168 36,690 28,929 29,404
East North Central 30,884 31,157 25,098 25,253 19,906 20,191
West North Central 13,588 13,691 11,070 11,437 9,022 9,212
South 69,528a 70,814 53,343a 55,455 41,862 42,483
South Atlantic 37,452 38,156 29,405 30,392 23,667 23,255
East South Central 11,275 11,245 7,851 7,905 5,671 5,851
West South Central 20,801 21,413 16,087a 17,158 12,524 13,377
West 44,663a 45,646 36,355 36,723 29,070 29,429
Mountain 13,710 13,904 10,750 11,009 8,542 8,897
Pacific 30,953 31,741 25,605 25,714 20,528 20,533
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 103,975 106,094 86,470 88,615 69,493 70,719
Small Metro 59,824 60,818 47,338 47,992 37,523 37,878
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 39,251 40,175 31,188 31,542 24,611 25,009
< 250K Pop. 20,573 20,643 16,150 16,450 12,913 12,869
Nonmetro 32,007 32,173 23,431 24,013 18,197 18,396
Urbanized 13,729 14,380 10,373 11,214 8,390 8,605
Less Urbanized 15,201 14,531 11,028 10,670 8,330 8,103
Completely Rural 3,077 3,262 2,030 2,129 1,477 1,688
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Table 2.71B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 87.1 87.6 69.9 70.7 55.7 55.9
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.0 89.8 75.2 75.5 60.8 61.0
New England 91.4 93.1 78.5 79.5 64.8 66.3
Middle Atlantic 88.2 88.6 74.0 74.0 59.3 59.2
Midwest 89.9 90.1 73.1 73.7 58.5 59.1
East North Central 89.5 89.8 72.7 72.8 57.7 58.2
West North Central 91.0 90.8 74.1 75.8 60.4 61.1
South 84.9 85.3 65.1 66.8 51.1 51.2
South Atlantic 86.2 86.7 67.7 69.0 54.5 52.8
East South Central 84.2 83.1 58.6 58.4 42.3 43.2
West South Central 82.9 84.0 64.1 67.3 49.9 52.5
West 86.2 87.2 70.1 70.2 56.1 56.2
Mountain 86.9 86.8 68.1 68.7 54.1 55.5
Pacific 85.8 87.4 71.0 70.8 56.9 56.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 86.8 87.8 72.2 73.4 58.0 58.5
Small Metro 87.9 88.0 69.5 69.5 55.1 54.8
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.0 88.3 69.2 69.3 54.6 54.9
< 250K Pop. 89.6 87.6 70.3 69.8 56.2 54.6
Nonmetro 86.3 86.1 63.2 64.3 49.1 49.3
Urbanized 89.3 88.1 67.5 68.7 54.6 52.7
Less Urbanized 84.3 84.4 61.1 61.9 46.2 47.0
Completely Rural 84.3 85.9 55.6 56.0 40.5 44.4
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Table 2.72A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 128,884 130,642 58,368 59,690 17,373 17,175
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 26,085 26,404 11,377 11,472 3,263 3,393
New England 7,291 7,507 3,067 3,086 860 972
Middle Atlantic 18,794 18,897 8,310 8,385 2,403 2,421
Midwest 29,774 30,205 14,412 14,665 4,492 4,370
East North Central 20,517 20,761 9,945 10,099 3,077 3,015
West North Central 9,257 9,444 4,468 4,566 1,414 1,356
South 43,077 43,733 20,152 20,233 6,130 5,939
South Atlantic 24,294 23,886 10,797 10,311 3,214 2,962
East South Central 5,835 6,030 2,741 3,021 982 1,012
West South Central 12,947a 13,817 6,614 6,900 1,934 1,965
West 29,947 30,300 12,427 13,321 3,489 3,472
Mountain 8,839 9,176 3,956 4,138 1,198 1,061
Pacific 21,108 21,124 8,471 9,183 2,291 2,411
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 71,449 72,657 31,888 32,205 9,084 8,643
Small Metro 38,624 39,033 17,077 18,053 5,168 5,670
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 25,324 25,759 10,931 11,380 3,209 3,590
< 250K Pop. 13,301 13,274 6,146 6,673 1,959 2,080
Nonmetro 18,811 18,953 9,403 9,431 3,122 2,861
Urbanized 8,667 8,846 4,218 4,296 1,456 1,324
Less Urbanized 8,610 8,362 4,435 4,350 1,400 1,280
Completely Rural 1,534 1,745 750 785 266 257
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Table 2.72B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 51.6 51.9 23.4 23.7 7.0 6.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 56.6 56.9 24.7 24.7 7.1 7.3
New England 60.5 61.6 25.4 25.3 7.1 8.0
Middle Atlantic 55.2 55.2 24.4 24.5 7.1 7.1
Midwest 54.2 54.8 26.2 26.6 8.2 7.9
East North Central 53.5 54.0 25.9 26.3 8.0 7.8
West North Central 55.8 56.6 26.9 27.3 8.5 8.1
South 47.4 47.5 22.2 22.0 6.7 6.5
South Atlantic 50.6 49.2 22.5 21.2 6.7 6.1
East South Central 39.3 40.2 18.4 20.2 6.6 6.7
West South Central 46.1 48.5 23.5 24.2 6.9 6.9
West 51.8 52.0 21.5 22.9 6.0 6.0
Mountain 50.3 51.5 22.5 23.2 6.8 6.0
Pacific 52.5 52.3 21.1 22.7 5.7 6.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 53.7 54.3 24.0 24.1 6.8 6.5
Small Metro 51.2 50.9 22.6 23.5 6.8 7.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 50.6 50.9 21.9 22.5 6.4 7.1
< 250K Pop. 52.2 50.8 24.1 25.6 7.7 8.0
Nonmetro 45.6 45.9 22.8 22.9 7.6 6.9
Urbanized 50.5 49.0 24.6 23.8 8.5 7.3
Less Urbanized 42.9 44.0 22.1 22.9 7.0 6.7
Completely Rural 38.1 41.7 18.6 18.8 6.6 6.1
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Table 2.73A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 3,671 3,649 2,208 2,189 496 520
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 732 727 444 425 94 113
New England 213 175 140 107 37 38
Middle Atlantic 519 552 304 318 57 75
Midwest 846 801 519 510 112 117
East North Central 611 570 383 369 83 81
West North Central 235 232 136 141 29 36
South 1,215 1,250 726 709 163 161
South Atlantic 627 631 353 337 89 67
East South Central 164 179 108 113 16a 32
West South Central 423 439 265 259 58 61
West 878 871 519 546 127 130
Mountain 297 279 181 170 48 41
Pacific 581 591 338 375 79 89
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 1,956 1,938 1,118 1,154 237 266
Small Metro 1,101 1,154 680 694 172 170
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 713 749 441 454 120 110
< 250K Pop. 388 405 238 239 52 60
Nonmetro 614 557 410a 342 87 85
Urbanized 278 240 183 145 43 40
Less Urbanized 279 259 195 163 39 37
Completely Rural 57 58 31 35 5 8
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Table 2.73B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 14.7 14.8 8.9 8.9 2.0 2.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 16.7 16.9 10.2 9.9 2.2 2.6
New England 18.8 15.7 12.4 9.6 3.3 3.4
Middle Atlantic 16.0 17.3 9.4 10.0 1.8 2.3
Midwest 15.4 14.8 9.4 9.4 2.0 2.2
East North Central 15.8 15.0 9.9 9.7 2.2 2.1
West North Central 14.3 14.3 8.3 8.7 1.8 2.2
South 13.4 13.9 8.0 7.9 1.8 1.8
South Atlantic 13.7 13.9 7.7 7.4 1.9 1.5
East South Central 11.2 12.3 7.4 7.8 1.1a 2.2
West South Central 14.1 14.6 8.8 8.6 1.9 2.0
West 14.7 14.8 8.7 9.3 2.1 2.2
Mountain 16.4 15.5 10.0 9.4 2.7 2.3
Pacific 14.0 14.5 8.1 9.2 1.9 2.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 14.7 14.9 8.4 8.9 1.8 2.0
Small Metro 14.9 15.0 9.2 9.0 2.3 2.2
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 14.6 14.6 9.0 8.9 2.4 2.1
< 250K Pop. 15.4 15.8 9.5 9.4 2.1 2.3
Nonmetro 14.7 14.3 9.8 8.8 2.1 2.2
Urbanized 15.5 14.0 10.3 8.4 2.4 2.3
Less Urbanized 13.8 14.4 9.7 9.0 1.9 2.0
Completely Rural 15.3 14.9 8.3 9.0 1.3 2.0
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Table 2.74A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 20,125b 20,752 13,573a 14,045 4,807 4,627
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,989a 4,202 2,717 2,861 1,022 977
New England 1,094 1,179 743 797 276 295
Middle Atlantic 2,895 3,022 1,974 2,064 745 682
Midwest 4,736 4,726 3,386 3,321 1,289 1,172
East North Central 3,196 3,306 2,273 2,351 892 835
West North Central 1,540a 1,420 1,113b 970 398 336
South 6,780 7,026 4,384 4,628 1,525 1,536
South Atlantic 3,480 3,626 2,234 2,406 792 830
East South Central 1,042 990 645 659 241 208
West South Central 2,258a 2,410 1,504 1,563 492 498
West 4,619 4,798 3,087 3,235 971 942
Mountain 1,363 1,311 948 918 347 298
Pacific 3,256a 3,487 2,139 2,316 624 644
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,940 11,119 7,245 7,362 2,527 2,310
Small Metro 6,251 6,544 4,227 4,531 1,501 1,604
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 3,973 4,085 2,650 2,777 913 917
< 250K Pop. 2,278 2,459 1,577 1,754 588 687
Nonmetro 2,933 3,088 2,101 2,151 779 713
Urbanized 1,469 1,574 1,053 1,083 414 370
Less Urbanized 1,278 1,322 917 916 329 298
Completely Rural 186 192 131 152 36 46
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Table 2.74B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 61.1 61.8 41.2 41.8 14.6 13.8
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 66.6 68.6 45.4 46.7 17.1 16.0
New England 70.3 73.8 47.7 49.9 17.7 18.5
Middle Atlantic 65.3 66.8 44.6 45.6 16.8 15.1
Midwest 65.1 64.4 46.5 45.3 17.7a 16.0
East North Central 63.5 65.1 45.1 46.3 17.7 16.5
West North Central 68.7b 62.8 49.7b 42.9 17.7 14.9
South 57.6 58.4 37.3 38.5 13.0 12.8
South Atlantic 58.3 59.3 37.5 39.4 13.3 13.6
East South Central 55.6 52.1 34.4 34.7 12.9 11.0
West South Central 57.5 60.1 38.3 39.0 12.5 12.4
West 58.4 59.2 39.0 39.9 12.3 11.6
Mountain 57.5 54.2 40.0 37.9 14.6 12.3
Pacific 58.8 61.4 38.6 40.8 11.3 11.3
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 61.3 62.3 40.6 41.3 14.2 12.9
Small Metro 61.9 62.4 41.9 43.2 14.9 15.3
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 60.7 61.1 40.5 41.5 13.9 13.7
< 250K Pop. 64.1 64.7 44.3 46.1 16.5 18.1
Nonmetro 58.7 58.9 42.1 41.0 15.6 13.6
Urbanized 64.3 62.6 46.1 43.1 18.1a 14.7
Less Urbanized 54.3 55.0 39.0 38.1 14.0 12.4
Completely Rural 52.5 59.3 36.9a 46.8 10.0 14.2
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Table 2.75A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 105,089 106,242 42,586 43,456 12,070 12,028
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 21,364 21,476 8,216 8,186 2,147 2,304
New England 5,984 6,153 2,184 2,183 546 639
Middle Atlantic 15,380 15,323 6,032 6,004 1,601 1,665
Midwest 24,192 24,678 10,507 10,834 3,090 3,082
East North Central 16,710 16,886 7,288 7,379 2,102 2,099
West North Central 7,482 7,792 3,219 3,456 988 983
South 35,082 35,457 15,042 14,895 4,442 4,242
South Atlantic 20,188 19,629 8,210 7,568 2,333 2,065
East South Central 4,629 4,861 1,988 2,249 725 771
West South Central 10,266 10,967 4,845 5,078 1,384 1,406
West 24,451 24,631 8,821 9,540 2,392 2,400
Mountain 7,179 7,585 2,827 3,049 803 723
Pacific 17,272 17,046 5,994 6,491 1,589 1,677
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58,553 59,601 23,524 23,689 6,320 6,068
Small Metro 31,272 31,334 12,170 12,829 3,495 3,897
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 20,637 20,924 7,839 8,149 2,176 2,564
< 250K Pop. 10,635 10,409 4,331 4,680 1,319 1,333
Nonmetro 15,264 15,308 6,892 6,938 2,255 2,063
Urbanized 6,921 7,031 2,981 3,069 999 915
Less Urbanized 7,053 6,781 3,323 3,271 1,031 945
Completely Rural 1,290 1,495 588 598 225 203
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Table 2.75B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 54.7 54.9 22.2 22.4 6.3 6.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 59.8 59.7 23.0 22.8 6.0 6.4
New England 63.8 65.0 23.3 23.0 5.8 6.7
Middle Atlantic 58.3 57.8 22.9 22.7 6.1 6.3
Midwest 57.4 58.2 24.9 25.5 7.3 7.3
East North Central 56.7 57.0 24.7 24.9 7.1 7.1
West North Central 58.9 60.8 25.4 27.0 7.8 7.7
South 50.0 49.9 21.4 21.0 6.3 6.0
South Atlantic 53.9 51.8 21.9 20.0 6.2 5.4
East South Central 40.2 41.8 17.3 19.3 6.3 6.6
West South Central 48.5 51.1 22.9 23.7 6.5 6.5
West 55.7 55.7 20.1 21.6 5.4 5.4
Mountain 53.5 55.8 21.1 22.4 6.0 5.3
Pacific 56.6 55.6 19.6 21.2 5.2 5.5
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 57.4 57.9 23.1 23.0 6.2 5.9
Small Metro 53.9 53.5 21.0 21.9 6.0 6.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 53.5 53.9 20.3 21.0 5.6 6.6
< 250K Pop. 54.8 52.7 22.3 23.7 6.8 6.7
Nonmetro 47.6 47.7 21.5 21.6 7.0 6.4
Urbanized 52.8 50.9 22.8 22.2 7.6 6.6
Less Urbanized 45.0 45.8 21.2 22.1 6.6 6.4
Completely Rural 39.2 43.0 17.8 17.2 6.8 5.9
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Table 2.76A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 125,213 126,994 56,159 57,501 16,877 16,655
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 25,353 25,677 10,933 11,047 3,169 3,281
New England 7,078 7,332 2,927 2,980 823 934
Middle Atlantic 18,275 18,345 8,006 8,067 2,346 2,347
Midwest 28,929 29,404 13,893 14,155 4,379 4,253
East North Central 19,906 20,191 9,561 9,730 2,994 2,934
West North Central 9,022 9,212 4,332 4,425 1,385 1,320
South 41,862 42,483 19,426 19,524 5,967 5,778
South Atlantic 23,667 23,255 10,444 9,974 3,125 2,895
East South Central 5,671 5,851 2,633 2,908 966 979
West South Central 12,524 13,377 6,349 6,641 1,876 1,904
West 29,070 29,429 11,908 12,775 3,362 3,342
Mountain 8,542 8,897 3,775 3,968 1,150 1,021
Pacific 20,528 20,533 8,133 8,808 2,212 2,321
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 69,493 70,719 30,769 31,051 8,847 8,378
Small Metro 37,523 37,878 16,397 17,360 4,996 5,500
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 24,611 25,009 10,489 10,926 3,089 3,480
< 250K Pop. 12,913 12,869 5,908 6,434 1,907 2,020
Nonmetro 18,197 18,396 8,993 9,089 3,035 2,777
Urbanized 8,390 8,605 4,035 4,152 1,413 1,284
Less Urbanized 8,330 8,103 4,240 4,187 1,361 1,243
Completely Rural 1,477 1,688 719 750 261 250
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Table 2.76B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 55.7 55.9 25.0 25.3 7.5 7.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 60.8 61.0 26.2 26.3 7.6 7.8
New England 64.8 66.3 26.8 26.9 7.5 8.4
Middle Atlantic 59.3 59.2 26.0 26.0 7.6 7.6
Midwest 58.5 59.1 28.1 28.4 8.9 8.5
East North Central 57.7 58.2 27.7 28.1 8.7 8.5
West North Central 60.4 61.1 29.0 29.3 9.3 8.8
South 51.1 51.2 23.7 23.5 7.3 7.0
South Atlantic 54.5 52.8 24.0 22.7 7.2 6.6
East South Central 42.3 43.2 19.7 21.5 7.2 7.2
West South Central 49.9 52.5 25.3 26.1 7.5 7.5
West 56.1 56.2 23.0 24.4 6.5 6.4
Mountain 54.1 55.5 23.9 24.8 7.3 6.4
Pacific 56.9 56.5 22.6 24.3 6.1 6.4
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58.0 58.5 25.7 25.7 7.4 6.9
Small Metro 55.1 54.8 24.1 25.1 7.3 8.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 54.6 54.9 23.3 24.0 6.8 7.6
< 250K Pop. 56.2 54.6 25.7 27.3 8.3 8.6
Nonmetro 49.1 49.3 24.3 24.3 8.2 7.4
Urbanized 54.6 52.7 26.2 25.4 9.2 7.9
Less Urbanized 46.2 47.0 23.5 24.3 7.5 7.2
Completely Rural 40.5 44.4 19.7 19.8 7.1 6.6
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Table 2.77A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 19,886 20,102 16,882 17,066 10,069 10,403
GENDER            
Male 10,151 10,538 8,503 8,926 5,284 5,595
Female 9,735 9,564 8,379 8,140 4,785 4,808
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,322 16,171 13,957 13,865 8,464 8,575
White 12,478 12,342 10,917 10,856 6,854 6,869
Black or African American 2,685 2,636 2,120 2,058 1,104 1,170
American Indian or Alaska Native 130 124 104 91 56 49
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 72 * 55 * * *
Asian 612 612 482 501 260 248
Two or More Races 345 394 280 305 159 201
Hispanic or Latino 3,564a 3,931 2,925 3,201 1,606a 1,828
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 6,323 6,340 5,487 5,565 3,556 3,640
Female, White, Not Hispanic 6,155 6,001 5,430 5,291 3,298 3,229
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 1,361 1,371 1,019 1,072 549 634
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1,324 1,265 1,101 986 555 537
Male, Hispanic 1,892a 2,194 1,531a 1,795 906 1,015
Female, Hispanic 1,672 1,737 1,393 1,406 700 813
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Table 2.77B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 52.2 52.5 44.3 44.6 26.4 27.2
GENDER            
Male 52.0a 53.6 43.5a 45.4 27.1 28.5
Female 52.4 51.4 45.1 43.8 25.8 25.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 52.4 52.2 44.8 44.8 27.2 27.7
White 54.8 54.6 47.9 48.0 30.1 30.4
Black or African American 46.2 46.0 36.5 35.9 19.0 20.4
American Indian or Alaska Native 61.0 55.3 48.5 40.6 26.4 22.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 48.4 * 36.8 * * *
Asian 40.5 39.6 31.9 32.4 17.2 16.1
Two or More Races 49.9 53.7 40.5 41.7 22.9 27.5
Hispanic or Latino 51.2 54.0 42.0 44.0 23.1 25.1
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 53.9 54.6 46.8 47.9 30.3 31.3
Female, White, Not Hispanic 55.7 54.6 49.1 48.1 29.9 29.4
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 46.8 47.2 35.0 36.9 18.9 21.8
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 45.7 44.7 38.0 34.8 19.2 19.0
Male, Hispanic 52.9b 58.1 42.8a 47.6 25.3 26.9
Female, Hispanic 49.4 49.5 41.2 40.1 20.7 23.2
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Table 2.78A – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 185,518 188,443 148,189 151,075 118,905 120,218
GENDER            
Male 93,736 94,370 76,457 77,467 64,705 64,860
Female 91,782 94,073 71,732 73,608 54,201 55,357
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 163,191 165,457 130,571 132,986 105,373 107,049
White 134,103 135,798 108,283 110,005 88,437 89,422
Black or African American 19,438 19,831 14,690 15,249 11,270 11,701
American Indian or Alaska Native 713 849 495 553 412 405
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 6,320 6,355 5,156 5,093 3,731 3,898
Two or More Races 2,132 2,026 1,550 1,566 1,274 1,205
Hispanic or Latino 22,327 22,986 17,618 18,089 13,533 13,169
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 67,003 67,235 54,665 55,044 47,040 47,174
Female, White, Not Hispanic 67,100 68,563 53,618 54,961 41,397 42,248
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 9,165 9,325 7,415 7,464 6,070 6,141
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 10,273 10,506 7,275 7,785 5,200 5,560
Male, Hispanic 12,479 12,851 10,212 10,696 8,350 8,170
Female, Hispanic 9,848 10,134 7,407 7,393 5,183 4,999
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Table 2.78B – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 87.6 88.2 70.0 70.7 56.2 56.3
GENDER            
Male 92.1 91.9 75.2 75.5 63.6 63.2
Female 83.5a 84.8 65.2 66.4 49.3 49.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 88.9 89.5 71.1 71.9 57.4 57.9
White 91.4a 92.3 73.8 74.7 60.3 60.8
Black or African American 81.8 81.5 61.9 62.7 47.5 48.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 82.0 84.9 56.9 55.3 47.4 40.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 68.2 67.0 55.6 53.7 40.3 41.1
Two or More Races 91.8 91.2 66.8 70.5 54.8 54.3
Hispanic or Latino 79.5 80.2 62.7 63.1 48.2 45.9
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 94.9 94.8 77.4 77.6 66.6 66.5
Female, White, Not Hispanic 88.2a 89.9 70.5 72.1 54.4 55.4
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 87.3 86.8 70.6 69.5 57.8 57.2
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 77.5 77.3 54.9 57.3 39.2 40.9
Male, Hispanic 86.6 87.4 70.8 72.7 57.9 55.5
Female, Hispanic 72.0 72.6 54.1 53.0 37.9 35.8
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Table 2.79A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 10,069 10,403 6,637 6,912 2,113 2,058
GENDER            
Male 5,284 5,595 3,751 4,025 1,363 1,371
Female 4,785 4,808 2,886 2,887 750 687
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 8,464 8,575 5,589 5,663 1,828 1,773
White 6,854 6,869 4,738 4,745 1,637 1,593
Black or African American 1,104 1,170 539 581 113 100
American Indian or Alaska Native 56 49 * 38 8 12
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 9 *
Asian 260 248 141 141 32 18
Two or More Races 159 201 104 134 29 45
Hispanic or Latino 1,606a 1,828 1,048a 1,249 286 285
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 3,556 3,640 2,650 2,729 1,034 1,062
Female, White, Not Hispanic 3,298 3,229 2,088 2,016 603 531
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 549 634 312 324 78 71
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 555 537 227 257 35 30
Male, Hispanic 906 1,015 620a 779 201 189
Female, Hispanic 700 813 428 470 85 96
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Table 2.79B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 26.4 27.2 17.4 18.1 5.5 5.4
GENDER            
Male 27.1 28.5 19.2 20.5 7.0 7.0
Female 25.8 25.8 15.5 15.5 4.0 3.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 27.2 27.7 17.9 18.3 5.9 5.7
White 30.1 30.4 20.8 21.0 7.2 7.0
Black or African American 19.0 20.4 9.3 10.1 1.9 1.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 26.4 22.0 * 16.8 4.0 5.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 5.8 *
Asian 17.2 16.1 9.4 9.1 2.1 1.2
Two or More Races 22.9 27.5 15.0 18.3 4.2 6.1
Hispanic or Latino 23.1 25.1 15.1a 17.1 4.1 3.9
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 30.3 31.3 22.6 23.5 8.8 9.1
Female, White, Not Hispanic 29.9 29.4 18.9 18.3 5.5 4.8
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 18.9 21.8 10.7 11.2 2.7 2.4
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 19.2 19.0 7.8 9.1 1.2 1.0
Male, Hispanic 25.3 26.9 17.3a 20.6 5.6 5.0
Female, Hispanic 20.7 23.2 12.6 13.4 2.5 2.7
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Table 2.80A – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 118,905 120,218 51,460 52,650 15,178 15,071
GENDER            
Male 64,705 64,860 34,541 34,629 11,519 11,233
Female 54,201 55,357 16,919 18,021 3,659 3,838
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 105,373 107,049 43,535 44,901 13,459 13,479
White 88,437 89,422 35,938 37,416 11,413 11,814
Black or African American 11,270 11,701 5,492 5,376 1,548 1,262
American Indian or Alaska Native 412 405 225 234 53 90
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 23 25
Asian 3,731 3,898 1,140 1,085 228 144
Two or More Races 1,274 1,205 559 578 194 143
Hispanic or Latino 13,533 13,169 7,925 7,749 1,719 1,592
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 47,040 47,174 23,802 24,232 8,527 8,635
Female, White, Not Hispanic 41,397 42,248 12,136a 13,183 2,885 3,179
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 6,070 6,141 3,662 3,419 1,187 931
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 5,200 5,560 1,830 1,957 361 331
Male, Hispanic 8,350 8,170 5,663 5,580 1,412 1,351
Female, Hispanic 5,183 4,999 2,262 2,169 308 241
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Table 2.80B – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Demographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy
Alcohol Use
(2009)
*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 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 56.2 56.3 24.3 24.7 7.2 7.1
GENDER            
Male 63.6 63.2 34.0 33.7 11.3 10.9
Female 49.3 49.9 15.4 16.2 3.3 3.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE            
Not Hispanic or Latino 57.4 57.9 23.7 24.3 7.3 7.3
White 60.3 60.8 24.5 25.4 7.8 8.0
Black or African American 47.5 48.1 23.1 22.1 6.5 5.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 47.4 40.5 25.9 23.4 6.1 9.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * 3.0 3.6
Asian 40.3 41.1 12.3 11.4 2.5 1.5
Two or More Races 54.8 54.3 24.1 26.0 8.4 6.5
Hispanic or Latino 48.2 45.9 28.2 27.0 6.1 5.6
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN            
Male, White, Not Hispanic 66.6 66.5 33.7 34.2 12.1 12.2
Female, White, Not Hispanic 54.4 55.4 16.0a 17.3 3.8 4.2
Male, Black, Not Hispanic 57.8 57.2 34.9 31.8 11.3 8.7
Female, Black, Not Hispanic 39.2 40.9 13.8 14.4 2.7 2.4
Male, Hispanic 57.9 55.5 39.3 37.9 9.8 9.2
Female, Hispanic 37.9 35.8 16.5 15.5 2.2 1.7
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Table 2.81A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 19,929 20,145 16,904 17,081 10,083 10,392
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 3,673 3,743 3,254 3,313 2,017 2,158
New England 988 942 880 857 565 561
Middle Atlantic 2,685 2,802 2,374 2,455 1,453 1,597
Midwest 4,450 4,540 3,827 3,840 2,267 2,336
East North Central 3,181 3,212 2,746 2,730 1,614 1,662
West North Central 1,269 1,327 1,081 1,110 652 674
South 7,031 7,117 5,820 5,915 3,435 3,560
South Atlantic 3,562 3,567 2,994 2,989 1,720 1,791
East South Central 1,107 1,186 854 963 479 541
West South Central 2,362 2,364 1,971 1,963 1,236 1,227
West 4,775 4,745 4,003 4,013 2,364 2,339
Mountain 1,429 1,403 1,201 1,172 715 694
Pacific 3,346 3,341 2,803 2,841 1,649 1,644
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 10,501 10,472 8,965 8,896 5,286 5,355
Small Metro 6,169 6,362 5,251 5,417 3,226 3,418
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 3,907 4,048 3,332 3,444 2,034 2,110
< 250K Pop. 2,262 2,315 1,919 1,973 1,192 1,308
Nonmetro 3,258 3,311 2,688 2,767 1,571 1,620
Urbanized 1,417 1,532 1,194 1,297 729 751
Less Urbanized 1,587 1,502 1,282 1,233 721 722
Completely Rural 254 277 212 237 121 147
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Table 2.81B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 52.3 52.7 44.4 44.7 26.5 27.2
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 54.8 55.2 48.5 48.8 30.1 31.8
New England 56.7 56.1 50.5 51.1 32.4 33.4
Middle Atlantic 54.1 54.9 47.8 48.1 29.3 31.3
Midwest 53.3 53.6 45.8 45.3 27.1 27.6
East North Central 53.9 54.2 46.6 46.0 27.4 28.0
West North Central 51.6 52.2 43.9 43.7 26.5 26.5
South 50.7 51.2 42.0 42.6 24.8 25.6
South Atlantic 50.7 50.9 42.6 42.6 24.5 25.6
East South Central 50.7 51.3 39.2 41.6 22.0 23.4
West South Central 50.8 51.7 42.4 42.9 26.6 26.9
West 52.1 52.2 43.7 44.2 25.8 25.7
Mountain 52.7 50.7 44.3 42.4 26.4 25.1
Pacific 51.9 52.8 43.5 44.9 25.6 26.0
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 51.8 52.3 44.3 44.4 26.1 26.7
Small Metro 53.2 52.9 45.3 45.1 27.8 28.4
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 51.7 51.6 44.1 43.9 26.9 26.9
< 250K Pop. 56.1 55.4 47.6 47.2 29.5 31.3
Nonmetro 52.3 53.5 43.1 44.7 25.2 26.2
Urbanized 52.6 55.3 44.3 46.8 27.1 27.1
Less Urbanized 52.7 52.5 42.6 43.1 24.0 25.2
Completely Rural 47.7 50.0 39.8 42.6 22.7 26.4
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Table 2.82A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 185,490 188,388 148,062 151,055 118,801 120,250
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 35,211 35,715 29,607 29,857 24,068 24,246
New England 9,468 9,792 8,097 8,309 6,727 6,947
Middle Atlantic 25,743 25,924 21,510 21,548 17,341 17,300
Midwest 42,225 42,407 34,123 34,527 27,508 27,870
East North Central 29,279 29,444 23,630 23,711 18,903 19,099
West North Central 12,945 12,964 10,493 10,817 8,605 8,771
South 65,865 67,058 50,109 52,157 39,642 40,173
South Atlantic 35,595 36,262 27,733 28,701 22,574 22,094
East South Central 10,723 10,592 7,391 7,350 5,356 5,489
West South Central 19,547 20,204 14,986 16,106 11,712 12,589
West 42,190 43,208 34,223 34,512 27,584 27,961
Mountain 13,002 13,195 10,140 10,380 8,124 8,482
Pacific 29,188 30,013 24,082 24,133 19,459 19,479
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 98,508 100,661 81,598 83,742 66,163 67,302
Small Metro 56,550 57,333 44,414 44,867 35,399 35,615
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 37,209 38,039 29,365 29,632 23,290 23,649
< 250K Pop. 19,341 19,294 15,049 15,235 12,109 11,966
Nonmetro 30,432 30,395 22,050 22,446 17,240 17,333
Urbanized 13,034 13,536 9,749 10,469 7,938 8,095
Less Urbanized 14,440 13,728 10,374 9,969 7,889 7,640
Completely Rural 2,959 3,130 1,927 2,009 1,413 1,599
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Table 2.82B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Lifetime
(2008)
Lifetime
(2009)
Past Year
(2008)
Past Year
(2009)
Past Month
(2008)
Past Month
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 87.6 88.2 69.9 70.7 56.1 56.3
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 89.4 90.2 75.2 75.4 61.1 61.2
New England 91.8 93.2 78.5 79.1 65.2 66.2
Middle Atlantic 88.5 89.1 74.0 74.1 59.6 59.5
Midwest 90.6 90.8 73.2 73.9 59.0 59.7
East North Central 90.1 90.5 72.7 72.9 58.2 58.7
West North Central 91.7 91.6 74.3 76.4 61.0 61.9
South 85.4 85.8 65.0 66.7 51.4 51.4
South Atlantic 86.8 87.2 67.7 69.1 55.1 53.2
East South Central 84.6 83.6 58.3 58.0 42.2 43.3
West South Central 83.4 84.5 63.9 67.3 50.0 52.6
West 86.7 88.0 70.4 70.3 56.7 56.9
Mountain 87.4 87.7 68.2 69.0 54.6 56.4
Pacific 86.5 88.1 71.3 70.8 57.6 57.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 87.3 88.5 72.3 73.6 58.6 59.2
Small Metro 88.5 88.6 69.5 69.3 55.4 55.0
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 87.7 88.9 69.2 69.2 54.9 55.3
< 250K Pop. 90.2 88.0 70.2 69.5 56.5 54.6
Nonmetro 86.9 86.7 63.0 64.0 49.2 49.4
Urbanized 90.0 88.6 67.4 68.5 54.8 53.0
Less Urbanized 84.7 84.9 60.9 61.7 46.3 47.3
Completely Rural 84.7 86.2 55.2 55.3 40.4 44.0
120405
Table 2.83A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 10,083 10,392 6,680 6,945 2,136 2,063
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 2,017 2,158 1,361 1,405 456 402
New England 565 561 402 392 161 137
Middle Atlantic 1,453 1,597 959 1,014 295 265
Midwest 2,267 2,336 1,557 1,654 517 510
East North Central 1,614 1,662 1,101 1,194 369 369
West North Central 652 674 456 460 147 142
South 3,435 3,560 2,202 2,311 681 709
South Atlantic 1,720 1,791 1,065 1,143 335 363
East South Central 479 541 314 367 103 110
West South Central 1,236 1,227 822 802 243 236
West 2,364 2,339 1,560 1,575 483 441
Mountain 715 694 459 462 160 132
Pacific 1,649 1,644 1,101 1,113 323 309
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 5,286 5,355 3,396 3,475 1,061 1,004
Small Metro 3,226 3,418 2,156 2,314 719 715
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 2,034 2,110 1,345 1,399 433 390
< 250K Pop. 1,192 1,308 811 915 286 325
Nonmetro 1,571 1,620 1,128 1,156 356 344
Urbanized 729 751 534 536 182 173
Less Urbanized 721 722 512 510 159 140
Completely Rural 121 147 81 109 15a 32
120405
Table 2.83B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 26.5 27.2 17.5 18.2 5.6 5.4
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 30.1 31.8 20.3 20.7 6.8 5.9
New England 32.4 33.4 23.1 23.3 9.2 8.2
Middle Atlantic 29.3 31.3 19.3 19.8 5.9 5.2
Midwest 27.1 27.6 18.6 19.5 6.2 6.0
East North Central 27.4 28.0 18.7 20.1 6.3 6.2
West North Central 26.5 26.5 18.5 18.1 6.0 5.6
South 24.8 25.6 15.9 16.6 4.9 5.1
South Atlantic 24.5 25.6 15.2 16.3 4.8 5.2
East South Central 22.0 23.4 14.4 15.9 4.7 4.8
West South Central 26.6 26.9 17.7 17.5 5.2 5.2
West 25.8 25.7 17.0 17.3 5.3 4.9
Mountain 26.4 25.1 16.9 16.7 5.9 4.8
Pacific 25.6 26.0 17.1 17.6 5.0 4.9
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 26.1 26.7 16.8 17.3 5.2 5.0
Small Metro 27.8 28.4 18.6 19.3 6.2 5.9
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 26.9 26.9 17.8 17.9 5.7 5.0
< 250K Pop. 29.5 31.3 20.1 21.9 7.1 7.8
Nonmetro 25.2 26.2 18.1 18.7 5.7 5.6
Urbanized 27.1 27.1 19.8 19.4 6.8 6.2
Less Urbanized 24.0 25.2 17.0 17.8 5.3 4.9
Completely Rural 22.7 26.4 15.2 19.7 2.8a 5.7
120405
Table 2.84A (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 118,801 120,250 51,688 52,744 15,238 15,111
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 24,068 24,246 10,016 10,067 2,807 2,991
New England 6,727 6,947 2,665 2,695 699 835
Middle Atlantic 17,341 17,300 7,351 7,372 2,108 2,156
Midwest 27,508 27,870 12,855 13,011 3,975 3,860
East North Central 18,903 19,099 8,843 8,905 2,708 2,646
West North Central 8,605 8,771 4,012 4,106 1,267 1,214
South 39,642 40,173 17,950 17,922 5,449 5,230
South Atlantic 22,574 22,094 9,732 9,169 2,879 2,599
East South Central 5,356 5,489 2,427 2,655 879 902
West South Central 11,712 12,589 5,791 6,099 1,691 1,729
West 27,584 27,961 10,866 11,745 3,006 3,031
Mountain 8,124 8,482 3,497 3,676 1,038 929
Pacific 19,459 19,479 7,369 8,070 1,968 2,102
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 66,163 67,302 28,491 28,730 8,023 7,639
Small Metro 35,399 35,615 14,920 15,739 4,449 4,955
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 23,290 23,649 9,586 9,981 2,776 3,200
< 250K Pop. 12,109 11,966 5,335 5,758 1,673 1,755
Nonmetro 17,240 17,333 8,276 8,275 2,766 2,517
Urbanized 7,938 8,095 3,684 3,760 1,273 1,151
Less Urbanized 7,889 7,640 3,922 3,840 1,241 1,140
Completely Rural 1,413 1,599 669 676 251 226
120405
Table 2.84B (REVISED) – Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 21 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2008 and 2009
Geographic Characteristic Alcohol Use
(2008)
Alcohol Use
(2009)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2008)
Binge Alcohol Use
(2009)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2008)
Heavy Alcohol Use
(2009)
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: This table was revised in May 2012 due to updates (for details, see the introduction to these 2009 detailed tables).
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
a Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
b Difference between estimate and 2009 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008 and 2009.
TOTAL 56.1 56.3 24.4 24.7 7.2 7.1
GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION            
Northeast 61.1 61.2 25.4 25.4 7.1 7.6
New England 65.2 66.2 25.8 25.7 6.8 7.9
Middle Atlantic 59.6 59.5 25.3 25.3 7.3 7.4
Midwest 59.0 59.7 27.6 27.9 8.5 8.3
East North Central 58.2 58.7 27.2 27.4 8.3 8.1
West North Central 61.0 61.9 28.4 29.0 9.0 8.6
South 51.4 51.4 23.3 22.9 7.1 6.7
South Atlantic 55.1 53.2 23.7 22.1 7.0 6.3
East South Central 42.2 43.3 19.1 20.9 6.9 7.1
West South Central 50.0 52.6 24.7 25.5 7.2 7.2
West 56.7 56.9 22.3 23.9 6.2 6.2
Mountain 54.6 56.4 23.5 24.4 7.0 6.2
Pacific 57.6 57.2 21.8 23.7 5.8 6.2
COUNTY TYPE            
Large Metro 58.6 59.2 25.3 25.3 7.1 6.7
Small Metro 55.4 55.0 23.4 24.3 7.0 7.7
250K - 1 Mil. Pop. 54.9 55.3 22.6 23.3 6.5 7.5
< 250K Pop. 56.5 54.6 24.9 26.3 7.8 8.0
Nonmetro 49.2 49.4 23.6 23.6 7.9 7.2
Urbanized 54.8 53.0 25.5 24.6 8.8 7.5
Less Urbanized 46.3 47.3 23.0 23.8 7.3 7.1
Completely Rural 40.4 44.0 19.2 18.6 7.2 6.2

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