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2002 National Survey on Drug Use & Health:   Detailed Tables

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Table 3.1A Perceived Risk and Availability of Drugs, by Age Group: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
Risk/Availability1 Total AGE GROUP (Years)
12–17 18–25 26 or Older
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK        
     Cigarettes        
          Smoke one or more packs per day 166,124 15,493 20,152 130,478
     Marijuana        
          Smoke once a month 88,596 7,918 7,252 73,427
          Smoke once or twice a week 118,697 12,614 10,947 95,135
     Cocaine        
          Use once a month 165,536 12,296 19,683 133,558
          Use once or twice a week 207,016 19,463 26,794 160,759
     Heroin        
          Try once or twice 190,861 14,211 23,917 152,733
          Use once or twice a week 217,455 20,073 28,723 168,658
     LSD        
          Try once or twice 169,629 12,499 19,046 138,085
          Use once or twice a week 204,413 18,156 25,890 160,367
     Alcohol        
          Four or five drinks nearly every day 161,928 15,288 19,201 127,439
          Five or more drinks once or twice a week 98,785 9,379 10,248 79,158
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY        
     Fairly or very easy to obtain        
          Marijuana 130,549 13,299 23,718 93,532
          Cocaine 70,675 5,981 12,176 52,518
          Crack 65,373 6,324 9,805 49,244
          Heroin 40,380 3,765 6,062 30,554
          LSD 44,659 4,562 8,634 31,463
     Approached by someone selling drugs in the past month 18,152 4,121 5,894 8,137
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.1B Perceived Risk and Availability of Drugs, by Age Group: Percentages, 2002
Risk/Availability1 Total AGE GROUP (Years)
12–17 18–25 26 or Older
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK        
     Cigarettes        
          Smoke one or more packs per day 71.1 63.1 65.2 73.3
     Marijuana        
          Smoke once a month 38.3 32.4 23.5 41.7
          Smoke once or twice a week 51.3 51.5 35.5 54.1
     Cocaine        
          Use once a month 71.5 50.5 64.1 75.7
          Use once or twice a week 89.4 79.8 87.2 91.1
     Heroin        
          Try once or twice 82.4 58.5 78.0 86.5
          Use once or twice a week 93.9 82.5 93.6 95.5
     LSD        
          Try once or twice 73.7 52.6 62.4 78.5
          Use once or twice a week 88.8 76.2 84.8 91.2
     Alcohol        
          Four or five drinks nearly every day 69.4 62.2 62.1 71.7
          Five or more drinks once or twice a week 42.3 38.2 33.2 44.5
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY        
     Fairly or very easy to obtain        
          Marijuana 58.0 55.0 77.4 54.9
          Cocaine 31.8 25.0 40.5 31.3
          Crack 29.5 26.5 32.7 29.4
          Heroin 18.3 15.8 20.3 18.3
          LSD 20.3 19.4 28.9 18.9
     Approached by someone selling drugs in the past month 7.7 16.7 19.0 4.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.2A Perceived Great Risk of Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Smoke One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day1
Great Risk
TOTAL 15,493
AGE  
     12–13 5,042
     14–15 5,266
     16–17 5,185
GENDER  
     Male 7,433
     Female 8,060
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 13,074
          White 9,741
          Black or African American 2,275
          American Indian or Alaska Native 96
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 648
          Two or More Races 266
     Hispanic or Latino 2,419
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 7,946
     Small Metro 4,554
     Nonmetro 2,993

(II) Drug Use Smoke One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,560 1,312
     Marijuana 1,086 937
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 749 666
     Cigarettes 1,591 1,609
     Alcohol 2,456 1,892
          Binge Alcohol3 1,424 1,211
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,051 2,430
     Marijuana 2,164 1,740
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,793 1,531
     Cigarettes 2,673 2,346
     Alcohol 5,051 3,487
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,339 3,274
     Marijuana 2,919 2,178
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,911 2,349
     Cigarettes 4,685 3,529
     Alcohol 6,464 4,249
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.2B Perceived Great Risk of Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Smoke One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day1
Great Risk
TOTAL 63.1
AGE  
     12–13 61.8
     14–15 62.6
     16–17 65.1
GENDER  
     Male 59.2
     Female 67.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 63.3
          White 63.2
          Black or African American 63.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 51.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 65.2
          Two or More Races 68.0
     Hispanic or Latino 62.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 64.6
     Small Metro 62.3
     Nonmetro 60.8

(II) Drug Use Smoke One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.1 14.5
     Marijuana 7.0 10.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.8 7.4
     Cigarettes 10.3 17.8
     Alcohol 15.9 20.9
          Binge Alcohol3 9.2 13.4
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.7 26.9
     Marijuana 14.0 19.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.6 16.9
     Cigarettes 17.3 25.9
     Alcohol 32.6 38.6
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.0 36.2
     Marijuana 18.8 24.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.8 26.0
     Cigarettes 30.2 39.0
     Alcohol 41.7 47.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.3A Perceived Great Risk of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Smoke Marijuana Once a Month1
Great Risk
TOTAL 7,918
AGE  
     12–13 3,411
     14–15 2,586
     16–17 1,920
GENDER  
     Male 3,836
     Female 4,081
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 6,572
          White 4,829
          Black or African American 1,229
          American Indian or Alaska Native 54
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 311
          Two or More Races 126
     Hispanic or Latino 1,346
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 3,844
     Small Metro 2,259
     Nonmetro 1,815

(II) Drug Use Smoke Marijuana Once a Month1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 383 2,485
     Marijuana 150 1,870
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 262 1,152
     Cigarettes 475 2,719
     Alcohol 747 3,593
          Binge Alcohol3 390 2,238
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 834 4,637
     Marijuana 375 3,523
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 592 2,728
     Cigarettes 873 4,142
     Alcohol 1,718 6,789
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,399 6,195
     Marijuana 620 4,471
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,067 4,180
     Cigarettes 1,710 6,488
     Alcohol 2,379 8,305
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.3B Perceived Great Risk of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Smoke Marijuana Once a Month1
Great Risk
TOTAL 32.4
AGE  
     12–13 42.0
     14–15 30.9
     16–17 24.1
GENDER  
     Male 30.7
     Female 34.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 32.0
          White 31.4
          Black or African American 34.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 28.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 31.8
          Two or More Races 33.0
     Hispanic or Latino 34.8
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 31.3
     Small Metro 31.0
     Nonmetro 37.1

(II) Drug Use Smoke Marijuana Once a Month1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4.8 15.0
     Marijuana 1.9 11.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3.3 7.0
     Cigarettes 6.0 16.5
     Alcohol 9.4 21.7
          Binge Alcohol3 4.9 13.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.5 28.1
     Marijuana 4.7 21.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 7.5 16.5
     Cigarettes 11.0 25.1
     Alcohol 21.7 41.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 17.7 37.5
     Marijuana 7.8 27.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 13.5 25.3
     Cigarettes 21.6 39.3
     Alcohol 30.1 50.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.4A Perceived Great Risk of Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Smoke Marijuana Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 12,614
AGE  
     12–13 5,197
     14–15 4,177
     16–17 3,240
GENDER  
     Male 5,954
     Female 6,660
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 10,660
          White 8,184
          Black or African American 1,629
          American Indian or Alaska Native 83
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 545
          Two or More Races 191
     Hispanic or Latino 1,955
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 6,157
     Small Metro 3,740
     Nonmetro 2,718

(II) Drug Use Smoke Marijuana Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 534 2,333
     Marijuana 208 1,812
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 370 1,043
     Cigarettes 734 2,454
     Alcohol 1,150 3,188
          Binge Alcohol3 556 2,072
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,318 4,149
     Marijuana 616 3,279
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 882 2,437
     Cigarettes 1,352 3,659
     Alcohol 2,828 5,680
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,222 5,361
     Marijuana 1,008 4,079
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,621 3,617
     Cigarettes 2,645 5,551
     Alcohol 3,857 6,828
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.4B Perceived Great Risk of Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Smoke Marijuana Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 51.5
AGE  
     12–13 63.8
     14–15 49.8
     16–17 40.7
GENDER  
     Male 47.6
     Female 55.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 51.8
          White 53.1
          Black or African American 45.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 44.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 55.7
          Two or More Races 49.9
     Hispanic or Latino 50.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 50.2
     Small Metro 51.2
     Nonmetro 55.5

(II) Drug Use Smoke Marijuana Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4.2 19.7
     Marijuana 1.7 15.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2.9 8.8
     Cigarettes 5.8 20.7
     Alcohol 9.1 26.9
          Binge Alcohol3 4.4 17.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.5 35.0
     Marijuana 4.9 27.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 7.0 20.5
     Cigarettes 10.7 30.8
     Alcohol 22.4 47.9
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 17.6 45.2
     Marijuana 8.0 34.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.8 30.5
     Cigarettes 21.0 46.8
     Alcohol 30.6 57.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.5A Perceived Great Risk of Using Cocaine Once a Month, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once a Month (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Use Cocaine Once a Month1
Great Risk
TOTAL 12,296
AGE  
     12–13 3,461
     14–15 4,135
     16–17 4,700
GENDER  
     Male 6,316
     Female 5,980
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 10,507
          White 7,805
          Black or African American 1,977
          American Indian or Alaska Native 84
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 432
          Two or More Races 184
     Hispanic or Latino 1,789
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 5,994
     Small Metro 3,739
     Nonmetro 2,564

(II) Drug Use Use Cocaine Once a Month1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,376 1,476
     Marijuana 990 1,020
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 613 794
     Cigarettes 1,731 1,440
     Alcohol 2,316 2,009
          Binge Alcohol3 1,365 1,254
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,764 2,669
     Marijuana 2,073 1,789
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,452 1,860
     Cigarettes 2,684 2,285
     Alcohol 4,582 3,888
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,905 3,626
     Marijuana 2,836 2,208
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,412 2,806
     Cigarettes 4,470 3,668
     Alcohol 5,787 4,840
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.5B Perceived Great Risk of Using Cocaine Once a Month, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once a Month (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Use Cocaine Once a Month1
Great Risk
TOTAL 50.5
AGE  
     12–13 42.8
     14–15 49.7
     16–17 59.2
GENDER  
     Male 50.7
     Female 50.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 51.3
          White 50.9
          Black or African American 55.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 45.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 44.2
          Two or More Races 47.9
     Hispanic or Latino 46.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 49.1
     Small Metro 51.5
     Nonmetro 52.5

(II) Drug Use Use Cocaine Once a Month1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 11.2 12.2
     Marijuana 8.1 8.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.0 6.6
     Cigarettes 14.1 11.9
     Alcohol 18.8 16.7
          Binge Alcohol3 11.1 10.4
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 22.5 22.1
     Marijuana 16.9 14.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.8 15.4
     Cigarettes 21.8 18.9
     Alcohol 37.3 32.2
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 31.8 30.1
     Marijuana 23.1 18.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.6 23.3
     Cigarettes 36.4 30.4
     Alcohol 47.1 40.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.6A Perceived Great Risk of Using Cocaine Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Use Cocaine Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 19,463
AGE  
     12–13 5,991
     14–15 6,685
     16–17 6,787
GENDER  
     Male 9,967
     Female 9,496
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,611
          White 12,776
          Black or African American 2,613
          American Indian or Alaska Native 125
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 733
          Two or More Races 312
     Hispanic or Latino 2,852
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 9,648
     Small Metro 5,845
     Nonmetro 3,969

(II) Drug Use Use Cocaine Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,108 744
     Marijuana 1,522 488
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 961 447
     Cigarettes 2,508 664
     Alcohol 3,480 845
          Binge Alcohol3 2,042 579
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,268 1,166
     Marijuana 3,099 764
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,417 896
     Cigarettes 3,988 985
     Alcohol 6,952 1,520
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,926 1,610
     Marijuana 4,127 917
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,886 1,337
     Cigarettes 6,581 1,560
     Alcohol 8,742 1,884
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.6B Perceived Great Risk of Using Cocaine Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Use Cocaine Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 79.8
AGE  
     12–13 73.8
     14–15 80.3
     16–17 85.4
GENDER  
     Male 80.0
     Female 79.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 81.0
          White 83.2
          Black or African American 74.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native 67.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 74.7
          Two or More Races 81.0
     Hispanic or Latino 73.6
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 78.9
     Small Metro 80.4
     Nonmetro 81.2

(II) Drug Use Use Cocaine Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.8 15.1
     Marijuana 7.8 9.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.9 9.1
     Cigarettes 12.9 13.5
     Alcohol 17.9 17.2
          Binge Alcohol3 10.5 11.8
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.9 23.7
     Marijuana 15.9 15.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.4 18.2
     Cigarettes 20.5 20.0
     Alcohol 35.7 30.8
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 30.4 32.7
     Marijuana 21.2 18.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.0 27.1
     Cigarettes 33.8 31.7
     Alcohol 44.9 38.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.7A Perceived Great Risk of Trying Heroin Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Trying Heroin Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Try Heroin Once or Twice1
Great Risk
TOTAL 14,211
AGE  
     12–13 3,828
     14–15 4,816
     16–17 5,567
GENDER  
     Male 7,339
     Female 6,873
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 11,930
          White 8,893
          Black or African American 2,161
          American Indian or Alaska Native 109
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 521
          Two or More Races 215
     Hispanic or Latino 2,281
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 7,039
     Small Metro 4,252
     Nonmetro 2,921

(II) Drug Use Try Heroin Once or Twice1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,991 847
     Marijuana 1,480 516
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 924 483
     Cigarettes 2,312 842
     Alcohol 2,995 1,314
          Binge Alcohol3 1,903 708
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,673 1,738
     Marijuana 2,824 1,022
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,105 1,197
     Cigarettes 3,453 1,500
     Alcohol 5,677 2,773
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,972 2,533
     Marijuana 3,677 1,340
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,291 1,917
     Cigarettes 5,516 2,593
     Alcohol 7,062 3,534
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.7B Perceived Great Risk of Trying Heroin Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Trying Heroin Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Try Heroin Once or Twice1
Great Risk
TOTAL 58.5
AGE  
     12–13 47.3
     14–15 58.1
     16–17 70.3
GENDER  
     Male 59.2
     Female 57.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 58.4
          White 58.1
          Black or African American 61.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 59.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 53.8
          Two or More Races 55.7
     Hispanic or Latino 59.1
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 57.8
     Small Metro 58.7
     Nonmetro 60.0

(II) Drug Use Try Heroin Once or Twice1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 14.0 8.4
     Marijuana 10.4 5.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 6.5 4.8
     Cigarettes 16.3 8.3
     Alcohol 21.1 13.0
          Binge Alcohol3 13.4 7.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 25.8 17.2
     Marijuana 19.9 10.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 14.8 11.9
     Cigarettes 24.3 14.9
     Alcohol 39.9 27.5
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 35.0 25.1
     Marijuana 25.9 13.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 23.2 19.0
     Cigarettes 38.8 25.7
     Alcohol 49.7 35.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.8A Perceived Great Risk of Using Heroin Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Heroin Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Use Heroin Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 20,073
AGE  
     12–13 6,000
     14–15 6,915
     16–17 7,158
GENDER  
     Male 10,238
     Female 9,835
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,055
          White 13,185
          Black or African American 2,611
          American Indian or Alaska Native 147
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 752
          Two or More Races 314
     Hispanic or Latino 3,018
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,007
     Small Metro 5,990
     Nonmetro 4,077

(II) Drug Use Use Heroin Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,472 372
     Marijuana 1,829 171
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,160 248
     Cigarettes 2,829 333
     Alcohol 3,851 465
          Binge Alcohol3 2,354 261
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,692 726
     Marijuana 3,515 336
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,769 535
     Cigarettes 4,394 565
     Alcohol 7,475 978
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6,393 1,121
     Marijuana 4,563 464
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,305 906
     Cigarettes 7,081 1,032
     Alcohol 9,274 1,327
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.8B Perceived Great Risk of Using Heroin Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Heroin Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Use Heroin Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 82.5
AGE  
     12–13 74.1
     14–15 83.4
     16–17 90.3
GENDER  
     Male 82.6
     Female 82.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 83.3
          White 86.1
          Black or African American 73.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 79.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 77.1
          Two or More Races 81.4
     Hispanic or Latino 78.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 82.0
     Small Metro 82.6
     Nonmetro 83.7

(II) Drug Use Use Heroin Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 12.3 8.8
     Marijuana 9.1 4.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.8 5.8
     Cigarettes 14.1 7.8
     Alcohol 19.2 10.9
          Binge Alcohol3 11.7 6.1
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 23.4 17.1
     Marijuana 17.5 7.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 13.8 12.6
     Cigarettes 21.9 13.3
     Alcohol 37.2 23.0
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 31.9 26.4
     Marijuana 22.7 10.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 21.4 21.3
     Cigarettes 35.3 24.3
     Alcohol 46.2 31.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.9A Perceived Great Risk of Trying LSD Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Trying LSD Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Try LSD Once or Twice1
Great Risk
TOTAL 12,499
AGE  
     12–13 3,601
     14–15 4,252
     16–17 4,646
GENDER  
     Male 6,323
     Female 6,175
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 10,480
          White 7,736
          Black or African American 1,983
          American Indian or Alaska Native 92
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 438
          Two or More Races 189
     Hispanic or Latino 2,019
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 6,155
     Small Metro 3,722
     Nonmetro 2,622

(II) Drug Use Try LSD Once or Twice1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,309 1,480
     Marijuana 911 1,051
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 617 764
     Cigarettes 1,697 1,412
     Alcohol 2,248 2,012
          Binge Alcohol3 1,334 1,254
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,603 2,721
     Marijuana 1,905 1,890
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,450 1,798
     Cigarettes 2,633 2,256
     Alcohol 4,470 3,854
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,760 3,623
     Marijuana 2,645 2,313
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,420 2,695
     Cigarettes 4,371 3,617
     Alcohol 5,687 4,749
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.9B Perceived Great Risk of Trying LSD Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Trying LSD Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Try LSD Once or Twice1
Great Risk
TOTAL 52.6
AGE  
     12–13 46.2
     14–15 52.3
     16–17 59.2
GENDER  
     Male 52.1
     Female 53.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 52.4
          White 51.6
          Black or African American 57.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 50.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 46.8
          Two or More Races 50.2
     Hispanic or Latino 53.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 51.6
     Small Metro 52.5
     Nonmetro 54.9

(II) Drug Use Try LSD Once or Twice1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.5 13.1
     Marijuana 7.3 9.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.9 6.8
     Cigarettes 13.6 12.5
     Alcohol 18.0 17.8
          Binge Alcohol3 10.7 11.1
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 20.8 24.1
     Marijuana 15.2 16.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.6 15.9
     Cigarettes 21.1 20.0
     Alcohol 35.8 34.2
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 30.1 32.1
     Marijuana 21.2 20.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.4 23.9
     Cigarettes 35.0 32.1
     Alcohol 45.5 42.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.10A Perceived Great Risk of Using LSD Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using LSD Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Use LSD Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 18,156
AGE  
     12–13 5,445
     14–15 6,238
     16–17 6,473
GENDER  
     Male 9,130
     Female 9,026
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,456
          White 11,930
          Black or African American 2,409
          American Indian or Alaska Native 131
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 653
          Two or More Races 282
     Hispanic or Latino 2,700
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8,999
     Small Metro 5,432
     Nonmetro 3,725

(II) Drug Use Use LSD Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,028 769
     Marijuana 1,463 509
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 941 446
     Cigarettes 2,393 716
     Alcohol 3,326 934
          Binge Alcohol3 1,968 626
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,992 1,337
     Marijuana 2,924 879
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,303 949
     Cigarettes 3,772 1,113
     Alcohol 6,582 1,746
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,561 1,817
     Marijuana 3,877 1,086
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,691 1,424
     Cigarettes 6,182 1,795
     Alcohol 8,222 2,217
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.10B Perceived Great Risk of Using LSD Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using LSD Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Use LSD Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 76.2
AGE  
     12–13 69.7
     14–15 76.7
     16–17 82.2
GENDER  
     Male 75.2
     Female 77.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 77.1
          White 79.4
          Black or African American 69.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 71.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 69.2
          Two or More Races 75.1
     Hispanic or Latino 71.5
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 75.5
     Small Metro 76.4
     Nonmetro 77.9

(II) Drug Use Use LSD Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 11.2 13.6
     Marijuana 8.1 9.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.2 7.9
     Cigarettes 13.2 12.6
     Alcohol 18.3 16.5
          Binge Alcohol3 10.8 11.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 22.0 23.6
     Marijuana 16.1 15.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.7 16.8
     Cigarettes 20.8 19.7
     Alcohol 36.3 30.8
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 30.6 32.1
     Marijuana 21.4 19.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.3 25.1
     Cigarettes 34.1 31.7
     Alcohol 45.3 39.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.11A Perceived Great Risk of Having 4 or 5 Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Having 4 or 5 Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Have 4 or 5 Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day1
Great Risk
TOTAL 15,288
AGE  
     12–13 5,317
     14–15 5,183
     16–17 4,788
GENDER  
     Male 7,142
     Female 8,146
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 12,873
          White 9,391
          Black or African American 2,339
          American Indian or Alaska Native 104
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 741
          Two or More Races 255
     Hispanic or Latino 2,415
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 7,992
     Small Metro 4,462
     Nonmetro 2,834

(II) Drug Use Have 4 or 5 Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,239 1,627
     Marijuana 859 1,157
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 593 822
     Cigarettes 1,379 1,813
     Alcohol 1,945 2,403
          Binge Alcohol3 989 1,645
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,596 2,884
     Marijuana 1,769 2,127
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,528 1,802
     Cigarettes 2,287 2,732
     Alcohol 4,300 4,229
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,769 3,844
     Marijuana 2,387 2,702
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,565 2,703
     Cigarettes 4,056 4,149
     Alcohol 5,615 5,093
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.11B Perceived Great Risk of Having 4 or 5 Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Having 4 or 5 Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Have 4 or 5 Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day1
Great Risk
TOTAL 62.2
AGE  
     12–13 64.9
     14–15 61.6
     16–17 60.0
GENDER  
     Male 56.9
     Female 67.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 62.2
          White 60.7
          Black or African American 65.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 55.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 74.5
          Two or More Races 65.3
     Hispanic or Latino 62.0
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 64.8
     Small Metro 60.9
     Nonmetro 57.5

(II) Drug Use Have 4 or 5 Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 8.1 17.5
     Marijuana 5.6 12.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3.9 8.8
     Cigarettes 9.0 19.5
     Alcohol 12.7 25.8
          Binge Alcohol3 6.5 17.7
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 17.0 31.0
     Marijuana 11.6 22.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 10.0 19.4
     Cigarettes 15.0 29.4
     Alcohol 28.1 45.5
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 24.7 41.3
     Marijuana 15.6 29.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 16.8 29.1
     Cigarettes 26.5 44.6
     Alcohol 36.7 54.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.12A Perceived Great Risk of Having 5 or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Having 5 or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Have 5 or More Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 9,379
AGE  
     12–13 3,365
     14–15 3,136
     16–17 2,879
GENDER  
     Male 4,287
     Female 5,092
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,797
          White 5,349
          Black or African American 1,769
          American Indian or Alaska Native 61
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 440
          Two or More Races 149
     Hispanic or Latino 1,582
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 4,790
     Small Metro 2,768
     Nonmetro 1,821

(II) Drug Use Have 5 or More Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 783 2,079
     Marijuana 501 1,512
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 394 1,021
     Cigarettes 887 2,302
     Alcohol 1,088 3,259
          Binge Alcohol3 535 2,100
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,515 3,954
     Marijuana 999 2,892
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 874 2,449
     Cigarettes 1,435 3,575
     Alcohol 2,468 6,051
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,306 5,287
     Marijuana 1,417 3,665
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,567 3,685
     Cigarettes 2,526 5,665
     Alcohol 3,373 7,320
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.12B Perceived Great Risk of Having 5 or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Having 5 or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Have 5 or More Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk
TOTAL 38.2
AGE  
     12–13 41.2
     14–15 37.4
     16–17 36.1
GENDER  
     Male 34.2
     Female 42.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 37.7
          White 34.7
          Black or African American 49.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 32.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 44.3
          Two or More Races 38.2
     Hispanic or Latino 40.7
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 38.9
     Small Metro 37.8
     Nonmetro 37.0

(II) Drug Use Have 5 or More Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 8.3 13.7
     Marijuana 5.3 10.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.2 6.7
     Cigarettes 9.5 15.2
     Alcohol 11.6 21.5
          Binge Alcohol3 5.7 13.8
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 16.2 26.1
     Marijuana 10.7 19.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 9.3 16.1
     Cigarettes 15.3 23.6
     Alcohol 26.3 39.9
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 24.6 34.9
     Marijuana 15.1 24.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 16.7 24.3
     Cigarettes 26.9 37.4
     Alcohol 36.0 48.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.13A Marijuana Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Marijuana (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining Marijuana1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 13,299
AGE  
     12–13 2,077
     14–15 4,975
     16–17 6,247
GENDER  
     Male 6,754
     Female 6,545
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 11,216
          White 8,737
          Black or African American 1,794
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 353
          Two or More Races 205
     Hispanic or Latino 2,083
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 6,699
     Small Metro 3,997
     Nonmetro 2,603

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Marijuana1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,467 392
     Marijuana 1,876 136
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,127 286
     Cigarettes 2,745 438
     Alcohol 3,708 638
          Binge Alcohol3 2,330 303
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,595 867
     Marijuana 3,567 324
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,657 661
     Cigarettes 4,162 841
     Alcohol 6,938 1,565
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6,059 1,526
     Marijuana 4,585 497
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,985 1,257
     Cigarettes 6,465 1,701
     Alcohol 8,385 2,275
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.13B Marijuana Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Marijuana (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining Marijuana1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 55.0
AGE  
     12–13 26.0
     14–15 60.0
     16–17 79.0
GENDER  
     Male 54.6
     Female 55.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 55.1
          White 57.4
          Black or African American 50.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 36.2
          Two or More Races 55.2
     Hispanic or Latino 54.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 55.2
     Small Metro 55.5
     Nonmetro 53.6

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Marijuana1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.5 3.6
     Marijuana 14.1 1.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 8.5 2.6
     Cigarettes 20.6 4.0
     Alcohol 27.9 5.9
          Binge Alcohol3 17.5 2.8
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 34.6 8.0
     Marijuana 26.8 3.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.0 6.1
     Cigarettes 31.3 7.7
     Alcohol 52.2 14.4
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 45.6 14.0
     Marijuana 34.5 4.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 30.0 11.5
     Cigarettes 48.6 15.6
     Alcohol 63.1 20.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.14A Cocaine Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Cocaine (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining Cocaine1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 5,981
AGE  
     12–13 1,142
     14–15 2,082
     16–17 2,756
GENDER  
     Male 2,547
     Female 3,434
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,863
          White 3,615
          Black or African American 953
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 162
          Two or More Races 80
     Hispanic or Latino 1,118
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 3,116
     Small Metro 1,771
     Nonmetro 1,094

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Cocaine1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,189 1,627
     Marijuana 878 1,105
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 626 769
     Cigarettes 1,317 1,821
     Alcohol 1,667 2,594
          Binge Alcohol3 1,110 1,486
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,016 3,362
     Marijuana 1,529 2,293
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,362 1,924
     Cigarettes 1,879 3,043
     Alcohol 2,965 5,385
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,641 4,836
     Marijuana 1,950 3,048
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,946 3,249
     Cigarettes 2,775 5,249
     Alcohol 3,587 6,892
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.14B Cocaine Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Cocaine (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining Cocaine1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 25.0
AGE  
     12–13 14.4
     14–15 25.5
     16–17 35.3
GENDER  
     Male 20.9
     Female 29.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 24.3
          White 24.1
          Black or African American 27.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 16.8
          Two or More Races 21.9
     Hispanic or Latino 29.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 26.0
     Small Metro 24.9
     Nonmetro 22.9

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Cocaine1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.9 9.1
     Marijuana 14.7 6.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 10.5 4.3
     Cigarettes 22.0 10.2
     Alcohol 27.9 14.5
          Binge Alcohol3 18.6 8.3
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 33.7 18.8
     Marijuana 25.6 12.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 22.8 10.8
     Cigarettes 31.4 17.0
     Alcohol 49.6 30.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 44.1 27.0
     Marijuana 32.6 17.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 32.5 18.2
     Cigarettes 46.4 29.3
     Alcohol 60.0 38.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.15A Crack Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Crack (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining Crack1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 6,324
AGE  
     12–13 1,393
     14–15 2,320
     16–17 2,611
GENDER  
     Male 2,571
     Female 3,753
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 5,238
          White 3,808
          Black or African American 1,100
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 191
          Two or More Races 86
     Hispanic or Latino 1,085
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 3,248
     Small Metro 1,856
     Nonmetro 1,220

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Crack1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,046 1,763
     Marijuana 724 1,257
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 576 812
     Cigarettes 1,159 1,977
     Alcohol 1,492 2,767
          Binge Alcohol3 942 1,648
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,874 3,500
     Marijuana 1,327 2,492
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,244 2,037
     Cigarettes 1,726 3,198
     Alcohol 2,850 5,505
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,505 4,971
     Marijuana 1,729 3,264
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,823 3,377
     Cigarettes 2,634 5,392
     Alcohol 3,506 6,981
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.15B Crack Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Crack (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining Crack1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 26.5
AGE  
     12–13 17.5
     14–15 28.4
     16–17 33.5
GENDER  
     Male 21.1
     Female 32.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 26.1
          White 25.4
          Black or African American 31.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 19.6
          Two or More Races 23.8
     Hispanic or Latino 28.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 27.1
     Small Metro 26.0
     Nonmetro 25.5

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Crack1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 16.5 10.0
     Marijuana 11.4 7.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 9.1 4.6
     Cigarettes 18.3 11.2
     Alcohol 23.6 15.7
          Binge Alcohol3 14.9 9.4
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 29.6 19.9
     Marijuana 21.0 14.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.7 11.6
     Cigarettes 27.3 18.2
     Alcohol 45.1 31.3
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 39.6 28.3
     Marijuana 27.3 18.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 28.8 19.2
     Cigarettes 41.6 30.7
     Alcohol 55.4 39.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.16A Heroin Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Heroin (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining Heroin1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 3,765
AGE  
     12–13 866
     14–15 1,347
     16–17 1,552
GENDER  
     Male 1,587
     Female 2,178
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,100
          White 2,208
          Black or African American 683
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 119
          Two or More Races 52
     Hispanic or Latino 665
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 1,997
     Small Metro 1,069
     Nonmetro 699

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Heroin1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 581 2,222
     Marijuana 379 1,595
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 339 1,047
     Cigarettes 635 2,491
     Alcohol 853 3,392
          Binge Alcohol3 545 2,042
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,061 4,302
     Marijuana 714 3,097
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 723 2,550
     Cigarettes 951 3,960
     Alcohol 1,634 6,685
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,458 6,001
     Marijuana 955 4,026
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,081 4,103
     Cigarettes 1,507 6,496
     Alcohol 2,054 8,394
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.16B Heroin Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Heroin (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining Heroin1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 15.8
AGE  
     12–13 10.9
     14–15 16.5
     16–17 20.0
GENDER  
     Male 13.1
     Female 18.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15.5
          White 14.8
          Black or African American 19.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 12.2
          Two or More Races 14.3
     Hispanic or Latino 17.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 16.7
     Small Metro 15.0
     Nonmetro 14.7

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Heroin1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 15.4 11.1
     Marijuana 10.1 8.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 9.0 5.2
     Cigarettes 16.9 12.4
     Alcohol 22.7 16.9
          Binge Alcohol3 14.5 10.2
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.2 21.5
     Marijuana 19.0 15.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.2 12.7
     Cigarettes 25.3 19.7
     Alcohol 43.4 33.3
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 38.7 29.9
     Marijuana 25.4 20.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 28.7 20.5
     Cigarettes 40.0 32.4
     Alcohol 54.6 41.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.17A LSD Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining LSD (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining LSD1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 4,562
AGE  
     12–13 696
     14–15 1,578
     16–17 2,288
GENDER  
     Male 1,923
     Female 2,639
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,779
          White 2,989
          Black or African American 543
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 140
          Two or More Races 67
     Hispanic or Latino 783
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 2,364
     Small Metro 1,366
     Nonmetro 832

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining LSD1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 864 1,927
     Marijuana 619 1,343
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 443 945
     Cigarettes 1,017 2,090
     Alcohol 1,305 2,930
          Binge Alcohol3 857 1,727
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,598 3,724
     Marijuana 1,217 2,575
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,026 2,221
     Cigarettes 1,493 3,387
     Alcohol 2,455 5,811
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,132 5,263
     Marijuana 1,587 3,366
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,522 3,614
     Cigarettes 2,222 5,721
     Alcohol 2,944 7,424
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.17B LSD Is Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining LSD (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Ease of Obtaining LSD1
Fairly/Very Easy
TOTAL 19.4
AGE  
     12–13 9.0
     14–15 19.7
     16–17 29.6
GENDER  
     Male 16.0
     Female 22.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 19.2
          White 20.3
          Black or African American 15.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 14.9
          Two or More Races 18.6
     Hispanic or Latino 20.8
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 20.1
     Small Metro 19.5
     Nonmetro 17.7

(II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining LSD1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.9 10.2
     Marijuana 13.6 7.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 9.7 5.0
     Cigarettes 22.3 11.0
     Alcohol 28.6 15.5
          Binge Alcohol3 18.8 9.1
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 35.0 19.7
     Marijuana 26.7 13.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 22.5 11.7
     Cigarettes 32.7 17.9
     Alcohol 53.8 30.7
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 46.7 27.8
     Marijuana 34.8 17.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 33.4 19.1
     Cigarettes 48.7 30.2
     Alcohol 64.5 39.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.18A Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Approached by Someone Selling Drugs (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs1
Yes
TOTAL 4,121
AGE  
     12–13 584
     14–15 1,453
     16–17 2,085
GENDER  
     Male 2,508
     Female 1,613
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,378
          White 2,567
          Black or African American 571
          American Indian or Alaska Native 59
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 89
          Two or More Races 68
     Hispanic or Latino 743
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 2,180
     Small Metro 1,242
     Nonmetro 699

(II) Drug Use Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,492 1,376
     Marijuana 1,212 806
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 678 739
     Cigarettes 1,465 1,734
     Alcohol 1,735 2,626
          Binge Alcohol3 1,271 1,368
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,240 3,243
     Marijuana 1,839 2,059
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,447 1,881
     Cigarettes 2,014 3,013
     Alcohol 2,761 5,791
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,714 4,913
     Marijuana 2,200 2,896
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,959 3,311
     Cigarettes 2,685 5,540
     Alcohol 3,148 7,581
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.18B Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Approached by Someone Selling Drugs (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs1
Yes
TOTAL 16.7
AGE  
     12–13 7.1
     14–15 17.2
     16–17 26.1
GENDER  
     Male 19.9
     Female 13.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16.2
          White 16.6
          Black or African American 15.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 31.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 8.8
          Two or More Races 17.5
     Hispanic or Latino 18.9
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 17.6
     Small Metro 16.9
     Nonmetro 14.1

(II) Drug Use Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 36.2 6.7
     Marijuana 29.4 3.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 16.4 3.6
     Cigarettes 35.6 8.4
     Alcohol 42.1 12.7
          Binge Alcohol3 30.8 6.6
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 54.4 15.7
     Marijuana 44.6 10.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 35.1 9.1
     Cigarettes 48.9 14.6
     Alcohol 67.0 28.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 65.9 23.8
     Marijuana 53.4 14.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 47.5 16.1
     Cigarettes 65.1 26.9
     Alcohol 76.4 36.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.19A Moved Two or More Times in the Past 5 Years, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Moved in the Past 5 Years (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Number of Times Moved in Past 5 Years1
          Two or More
TOTAL 5,892
AGE  
     12–13 2,042
     14–15 2,063
     16–17 1,787
GENDER  
     Male 3,034
     Female 2,857
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,685
          White 3,069
          Black or African American 1,186
          American Indian or Alaska Native 65
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 247
          Two or More Races 94
     Hispanic or Latino 1,207
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 2,965
     Small Metro 1,810
     Nonmetro 1,116

(II) Drug Use Number of Times Moved in Past 5 Years1
          Two or More Less Than Two
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 866 1,970
     Marijuana 611 1,390
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 446 952
     Cigarettes 1,038 2,120
     Alcohol 1,130 3,197
          Binge Alcohol3 724 1,897
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,608 3,810
     Marijuana 1,138 2,724
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,038 2,255
     Cigarettes 1,506 3,458
     Alcohol 2,204 6,272
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,279 5,241
     Marijuana 1,523 3,522
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,657 3,536
     Cigarettes 2,389 5,723
     Alcohol 2,813 7,797
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.19B Moved Two or More Times in the Past 5 Years, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Moved in the Past 5 Years (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Number of Times Moved in Past 5 Years1
          Two or More
TOTAL 24.2
AGE  
     12–13 25.4
     14–15 24.7
     16–17 22.5
GENDER  
     Male 24.4
     Female 24.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 22.9
          White 20.0
          Black or African American 33.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 35.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 24.9
          Two or More Races 24.4
     Hispanic or Latino 31.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 24.2
     Small Metro 25.0
     Nonmetro 22.9

(II) Drug Use Number of Times Moved in Past 5 Years1
          Two or More Less Than Two
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 14.7 10.7
     Marijuana 10.4 7.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 7.6 5.2
     Cigarettes 17.6 11.5
     Alcohol 19.2 17.3
          Binge Alcohol3 12.3 10.3
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.3 20.6
     Marijuana 19.3 14.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 17.6 12.2
     Cigarettes 25.6 18.7
     Alcohol 37.4 34.0
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 38.7 28.4
     Marijuana 25.9 19.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 28.1 19.2
     Cigarettes 40.5 31.0
     Alcohol 47.7 42.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.20A Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents' Feelings About Youth Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly Disapprove
TOTAL 21,890
AGE  
     12–13 7,639
     14–15 7,620
     16–17 6,631
GENDER  
     Male 11,092
     Female 10,798
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,455
          White 13,781
          Black or African American 3,167
          American Indian or Alaska Native 150
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 935
          Two or More Races 350
     Hispanic or Latino 3,435
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 11,072
     Small Metro 6,480
     Nonmetro 4,338

(II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings About Youth Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,032 816
     Marijuana 1,370 635
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 991 413
     Cigarettes 2,052 1,126
     Alcohol 3,397 929
          Binge Alcohol3 1,896 724
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,234 1,207
     Marijuana 2,875 1,004
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,487 812
     Cigarettes 3,653 1,347
     Alcohol 6,983 1,527
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6,037 1,524
     Marijuana 3,837 1,233
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,083 1,138
     Cigarettes 6,533 1,638
     Alcohol 8,901 1,766
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.20B Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents' Feelings About Youth Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly Disapprove
TOTAL 89.5
AGE  
     12–13 94.2
     14–15 91.0
     16–17 83.3
GENDER  
     Male 88.9
     Female 90.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 89.6
          White 89.4
          Black or African American 89.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 80.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 93.7
          Two or More Races 90.9
     Hispanic or Latino 89.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 90.2
     Small Metro 89.2
     Nonmetro 88.3

(II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings About Youth Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.3 31.9
     Marijuana 6.3 24.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.5 16.1
     Cigarettes 9.4 44.0
     Alcohol 15.5 36.3
          Binge Alcohol3 8.7 28.3
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.3 47.2
     Marijuana 13.1 39.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.4 31.7
     Cigarettes 16.7 52.6
     Alcohol 31.9 59.7
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.6 59.5
     Marijuana 17.5 48.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.7 44.5
     Cigarettes 29.8 64.0
     Alcohol 40.7 69.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.21A Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents' Feelings About Youth Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove
TOTAL 21,834
AGE  
     12–13 7,681
     14–15 7,527
     16–17 6,626
GENDER  
     Male 10,996
     Female 10,838
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,355
          White 13,621
          Black or African American 3,212
          American Indian or Alaska Native 155
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 957
          Two or More Races 346
     Hispanic or Latino 3,479
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,894
     Small Metro 6,510
     Nonmetro 4,430

(II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings About Youth Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,884 963
     Marijuana 1,201 801
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 999 407
     Cigarettes 2,290 892
     Alcohol 3,301 1,029
          Binge Alcohol3 1,885 735
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,968 1,482
     Marijuana 2,605 1,273
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,423 886
     Cigarettes 3,803 1,203
     Alcohol 6,844 1,664
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,820 1,755
     Marijuana 3,585 1,485
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,024 1,204
     Cigarettes 6,560 1,618
     Alcohol 8,768 1,909
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.21B Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents' Feelings About Youth Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove
TOTAL 89.1
AGE  
     12–13 94.4
     14–15 89.6
     16–17 83.3
GENDER  
     Male 88.0
     Female 90.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 89.0
          White 88.3
          Black or African American 90.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 82.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 96.4
          Two or More Races 88.7
     Hispanic or Latino 90.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 88.6
     Small Metro 89.4
     Nonmetro 90.2

(II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings About Youth Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 8.6 36.2
     Marijuana 5.5 30.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.6 15.3
     Cigarettes 10.5 33.6
     Alcohol 15.1 38.7
          Binge Alcohol3 8.6 27.7
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.2 55.8
     Marijuana 11.9 47.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.1 33.3
     Cigarettes 17.4 45.3
     Alcohol 31.3 62.6
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 26.7 66.1
     Marijuana 16.4 55.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.4 45.3
     Cigarettes 30.0 60.9
     Alcohol 40.2 71.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.22A Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents' Feelings About Youth Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove
TOTAL 22,536
AGE  
     12–13 7,763
     14–15 7,764
     16–17 7,009
GENDER  
     Male 11,370
     Female 11,167
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 19,014
          White 14,217
          Black or African American 3,261
          American Indian or Alaska Native 153
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 956
          Two or More Races 357
     Hispanic or Latino 3,522
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 11,273
     Small Metro 6,721
     Nonmetro 4,542

(II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings About Youth Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,052 795
     Marijuana 1,328 678
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,067 335
     Cigarettes 2,472 712
     Alcohol 3,531 807
          Binge Alcohol3 2,037 589
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,314 1,134
     Marijuana 2,883 994
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,609 694
     Cigarettes 4,076 932
     Alcohol 7,296 1,220
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6,245 1,328
     Marijuana 3,926 1,145
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,291 938
     Cigarettes 6,981 1,207
     Alcohol 9,302 1,382
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.22B Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents' Feelings About Youth Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove
TOTAL 92.0
AGE  
     12–13 95.4
     14–15 92.4
     16–17 88.1
GENDER  
     Male 91.0
     Female 93.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 92.1
          White 92.2
          Black or African American 91.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 81.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 95.8
          Two or More Races 91.7
     Hispanic or Latino 91.1
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 91.6
     Small Metro 92.2
     Nonmetro 92.5

(II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings About Youth Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.1 40.4
     Marijuana 5.9 34.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.7 17.0
     Cigarettes 11.0 36.2
     Alcohol 15.7 41.0
          Binge Alcohol3 9.0 29.9
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.1 57.6
     Marijuana 12.8 50.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.6 35.3
     Cigarettes 18.1 47.3
     Alcohol 32.4 62.0
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.7 67.4
     Marijuana 17.4 58.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.0 47.7
     Cigarettes 31.0 61.3
     Alcohol 41.3 70.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.23A Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents' Feelings About Youth Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly Disapprove
TOTAL 21,810
AGE  
     12–13 7,516
     14–15 7,506
     16–17 6,789
GENDER  
     Male 10,958
     Female 10,852
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,412
          White 13,762
          Black or African American 3,162
          American Indian or Alaska Native 151
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 911
          Two or More Races 359
     Hispanic or Latino 3,398
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 11,057
     Small Metro 6,494
     Nonmetro 4,259

(II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings About Youth Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,110 741
     Marijuana 1,458 548
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,026 382
     Cigarettes 2,378 805
     Alcohol 3,248 1,087
          Binge Alcohol3 1,841 788
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,297 1,158
     Marijuana 3,011 872
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,549 759
     Cigarettes 3,945 1,061
     Alcohol 6,879 1,639
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6,104 1,477
     Marijuana 4,004 1,073
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,153 1,083
     Cigarettes 6,711 1,479
     Alcohol 8,795 1,888
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.23B Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents' Feelings About Youth Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly Disapprove
TOTAL 89.0
AGE  
     12–13 92.3
     14–15 89.5
     16–17 85.2
GENDER  
     Male 87.7
     Female 90.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 89.2
          White 89.2
          Black or African American 88.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 80.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 91.9
          Two or More Races 92.7
     Hispanic or Latino 87.9
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 89.9
     Small Metro 89.1
     Nonmetro 86.6

(II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings About Youth Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.7 27.6
     Marijuana 6.7 20.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.7 14.2
     Cigarettes 10.9 29.9
     Alcohol 14.9 40.5
          Binge Alcohol3 8.4 29.3
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.7 43.1
     Marijuana 13.8 32.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.7 28.3
     Cigarettes 18.1 39.5
     Alcohol 31.5 61.0
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.0 55.0
     Marijuana 18.4 39.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.0 40.3
     Cigarettes 30.8 55.0
     Alcohol 40.3 70.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.24A Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Gotten into Serious Fight at School or Work (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Gotten into Serious Fight at School/Work1
One or More Times
TOTAL 5,085
AGE  
     12–13 1,675
     14–15 1,851
     16–17 1,560
GENDER  
     Male 3,135
     Female 1,951
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,174
          White 2,935
          Black or African American 942
          American Indian or Alaska Native 52
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 146
          Two or More Races 83
     Hispanic or Latino 912
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 2,606
     Small Metro 1,498
     Nonmetro 982

(II) Drug Use Gotten into Serious Fight at School/Work1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,052 1,817
     Marijuana 739 1,281
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 574 841
     Cigarettes 1,086 2,114
     Alcohol 1,345 3,012
          Binge Alcohol3 918 1,720
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,815 3,661
     Marijuana 1,293 2,603
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,226 2,099
     Cigarettes 1,672 3,354
     Alcohol 2,344 6,199
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,462 5,147
     Marijuana 1,666 3,426
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,825 3,433
     Cigarettes 2,459 5,757
     Alcohol 2,929 7,794
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.24B Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Gotten into Serious Fight at School or Work (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Gotten into Serious Fight at School/Work1
One or More Times
TOTAL 20.6
AGE  
     12–13 20.3
     14–15 21.9
     16–17 19.5
GENDER  
     Male 24.9
     Female 16.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 20.1
          White 18.9
          Black or African American 26.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 27.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 14.5
          Two or More Races 21.2
     Hispanic or Latino 23.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 21.0
     Small Metro 20.4
     Nonmetro 19.9

(II) Drug Use Gotten into Serious Fight at School/Work1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 20.7 9.3
     Marijuana 14.5 6.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.3 4.3
     Cigarettes 21.4 10.8
     Alcohol 26.4 15.4
          Binge Alcohol3 18.0 8.8
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 35.7 18.7
     Marijuana 25.4 13.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 24.1 10.7
     Cigarettes 32.9 17.1
     Alcohol 46.1 31.6
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 48.4 26.3
     Marijuana 32.8 17.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 35.9 17.5
     Cigarettes 48.4 29.4
     Alcohol 57.6 39.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.25A Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Taken Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Taken Part in Group-Against-Group Fight1
One or More Times
TOTAL 3,925
AGE  
     12–13 1,285
     14–15 1,361
     16–17 1,280
GENDER  
     Male 2,300
     Female 1,626
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,217
          White 2,289
          Black or African American 709
          American Indian or Alaska Native 57
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 87
          Two or More Races 62
     Hispanic or Latino 708
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 1,991
     Small Metro 1,168
     Nonmetro 767

(II) Drug Use Taken Part in Group-Against-Group Fight1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 953 1,911
     Marijuana 681 1,334
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 503 912
     Cigarettes 934 2,265
     Alcohol 1,170 3,182
          Binge Alcohol3 835 1,800
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,525 3,947
     Marijuana 1,086 2,805
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,060 2,262
     Cigarettes 1,368 3,657
     Alcohol 1,991 6,549
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,018 5,589
     Marijuana 1,362 3,726
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,548 3,710
     Cigarettes 1,975 6,241
     Alcohol 2,410 8,306
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.25B Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Taken Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Taken Part in Group-Against-Group Fight1
One or More Times
TOTAL 15.9
AGE  
     12–13 15.6
     14–15 16.1
     16–17 16.0
GENDER  
     Male 18.2
     Female 13.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15.5
          White 14.8
          Black or African American 19.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 30.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 8.6
          Two or More Races 15.8
     Hispanic or Latino 18.1
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 16.1
     Small Metro 15.9
     Nonmetro 15.5

(II) Drug Use Taken Part in Group-Against-Group Fight1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 24.3 9.2
     Marijuana 17.4 6.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.8 4.4
     Cigarettes 23.8 10.9
     Alcohol 29.8 15.3
          Binge Alcohol3 21.3 8.7
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 38.8 19.0
     Marijuana 27.7 13.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 27.0 10.9
     Cigarettes 34.8 17.6
     Alcohol 50.7 31.6
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 51.4 26.9
     Marijuana 34.7 18.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 39.4 17.9
     Cigarettes 50.3 30.1
     Alcohol 61.4 40.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.26A Carried a Handgun One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Carried a Handgun (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Carried a Handgun1
One or More Times
TOTAL 816
AGE  
     12–13 200
     14–15 314
     16–17 302
GENDER  
     Male 674
     Female 142
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 657
          White 470
          Black or African American 141
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 8
          Two or More Races 13
     Hispanic or Latino 159
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 350
     Small Metro 261
     Nonmetro 205

(II) Drug Use Carried a Handgun1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 283 2,578
     Marijuana 213 1,801
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 145 1,267
     Cigarettes 248 2,950
     Alcohol 277 4,078
          Binge Alcohol3 221 2,417
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 379 5,095
     Marijuana 287 3,608
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 256 3,065
     Cigarettes 319 4,707
     Alcohol 443 8,104
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 470 7,140
     Marijuana 355 4,736
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 345 4,913
     Cigarettes 459 7,760
     Alcohol 544 10,181
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.26B Carried a Handgun One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Carried a Handgun (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Carried a Handgun1
One or More Times
TOTAL 3.3
AGE  
     12–13 2.4
     14–15 3.7
     16–17 3.8
GENDER  
     Male 5.3
     Female 1.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3.2
          White 3.0
          Black or African American 3.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 0.8
          Two or More Races 3.2
     Hispanic or Latino 4.1
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 2.8
     Small Metro 3.5
     Nonmetro 4.1

(II) Drug Use Carried a Handgun1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 34.6 10.8
     Marijuana 26.1 7.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 17.8 5.3
     Cigarettes 30.4 12.4
     Alcohol 34.0 17.1
          Binge Alcohol3 27.0 10.1
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 46.4 21.3
     Marijuana 35.1 15.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 31.3 12.8
     Cigarettes 39.1 19.7
     Alcohol 54.3 33.9
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 57.6 29.9
     Marijuana 43.5 19.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 42.3 20.6
     Cigarettes 56.3 32.5
     Alcohol 66.6 42.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.27A Sold Illegal Drugs One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Sold Illegal Drugs (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Sold Illegal Drugs1
One or More Times
TOTAL 1,076
AGE  
     12–13 78
     14–15 360
     16–17 638
GENDER  
     Male 768
     Female 308
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 931
          White 752
          Black or African American 135
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 7
          Two or More Races 15
     Hispanic or Latino 146
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 518
     Small Metro 342
     Nonmetro 216

(II) Drug Use Sold Illegal Drugs1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 740 2,119
     Marijuana 654 1,355
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 374 1,038
     Cigarettes 612 2,587
     Alcohol 675 3,676
          Binge Alcohol3 553 2,079
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 937 4,532
     Marijuana 880 3,006
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 677 2,644
     Cigarettes 780 4,247
     Alcohol 923 7,617
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 994 6,612
     Marijuana 946 4,137
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 801 4,455
     Cigarettes 918 7,296
     Alcohol 987 9,733
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.27B Sold Illegal Drugs One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Sold Illegal Drugs (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Sold Illegal Drugs1
One or More Times
TOTAL 4.4
AGE  
     12–13 0.9
     14–15 4.3
     16–17 8.0
GENDER  
     Male 6.1
     Female 2.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4.5
          White 4.8
          Black or African American 3.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 0.7
          Two or More Races 3.7
     Hispanic or Latino 3.7
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 4.2
     Small Metro 4.7
     Nonmetro 4.4

(II) Drug Use Sold Illegal Drugs1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 68.8 9.0
     Marijuana 60.8 5.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 34.7 4.4
     Cigarettes 56.9 10.9
     Alcohol 62.7 15.6
          Binge Alcohol3 51.3 8.8
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 87.0 19.2
     Marijuana 81.7 12.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 62.9 11.2
     Cigarettes 72.4 18.0
     Alcohol 85.8 32.2
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 92.3 28.0
     Marijuana 87.8 17.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 74.4 18.9
     Cigarettes 85.3 30.9
     Alcohol 91.7 41.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.28A Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $501
One or More Times
TOTAL 1,219
AGE  
     12–13 209
     14–15 415
     16–17 595
GENDER  
     Male 804
     Female 414
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 980
          White 736
          Black or African American 175
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 20
          Two or More Races 20
     Hispanic or Latino 239
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 622
     Small Metro 393
     Nonmetro 204

(II) Drug Use Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $501
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 534 2,326
     Marijuana 410 1,601
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 302 1,111
     Cigarettes 487 2,712
     Alcohol 564 3,786
          Binge Alcohol3 441 2,193
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 786 4,682
     Marijuana 623 3,266
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 563 2,757
     Cigarettes 636 4,390
     Alcohol 841 7,699
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 933 6,674
     Marijuana 734 4,350
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 763 4,494
     Cigarettes 846 7,369
     Alcohol 964 9,757
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.28B Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $501
One or More Times
TOTAL 4.9
AGE  
     12–13 2.5
     14–15 4.9
     16–17 7.4
GENDER  
     Male 6.4
     Female 3.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4.7
          White 4.7
          Black or African American 4.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 2.0
          Two or More Races 5.1
     Hispanic or Latino 6.1
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 5.0
     Small Metro 5.4
     Nonmetro 4.1

(II) Drug Use Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $501
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 43.8 9.9
     Marijuana 33.6 6.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 24.8 4.7
     Cigarettes 39.9 11.5
     Alcohol 46.3 16.1
          Binge Alcohol3 36.2 9.3
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 64.5 19.9
     Marijuana 51.1 13.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 46.2 11.7
     Cigarettes 52.2 18.7
     Alcohol 69.0 32.8
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 76.5 28.4
     Marijuana 60.2 18.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 62.6 19.1
     Cigarettes 69.4 31.4
     Alcohol 79.1 41.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.29A Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Attacked Someone with Intent to Seriously Hurt Them1
One or More Times
TOTAL 1,933
AGE  
     12–13 535
     14–15 697
     16–17 702
GENDER  
     Male 1,227
     Female 707
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 1,643
          White 1,048
          Black or African American 472
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 46
          Two or More Races 40
     Hispanic or Latino 291
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 1,000
     Small Metro 589
     Nonmetro 345

(II) Drug Use Attacked Someone with Intent to Seriously Hurt Them1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 567 2,297
     Marijuana 428 1,587
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 305 1,110
     Cigarettes 554 2,648
     Alcohol 640 3,715
          Binge Alcohol3 468 2,168
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 922 4,557
     Marijuana 696 3,200
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 630 2,697
     Cigarettes 790 4,240
     Alcohol 1,063 7,488
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,182 6,433
     Marijuana 863 4,229
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 898 4,365
     Cigarettes 1,129 7,092
     Alcohol 1,309 9,423
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.29B Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Attacked Someone with Intent to Seriously Hurt Them1
One or More Times
TOTAL 7.8
AGE  
     12–13 6.5
     14–15 8.2
     16–17 8.8
GENDER  
     Male 9.7
     Female 5.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7.9
          White 6.8
          Black or African American 13.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 4.5
          Two or More Races 10.3
     Hispanic or Latino 7.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8.1
     Small Metro 8.0
     Nonmetro 7.0

(II) Drug Use Attacked Someone with Intent to Seriously Hurt Them1
One or More Times None
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 29.3 10.1
     Marijuana 22.1 7.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 15.8 4.9
     Cigarettes 28.6 11.6
     Alcohol 33.1 16.3
          Binge Alcohol3 24.2 9.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 47.7 20.0
     Marijuana 36.0 14.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 32.6 11.8
     Cigarettes 40.9 18.6
     Alcohol 55.0 32.9
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 61.1 28.2
     Marijuana 44.6 18.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 46.5 19.2
     Cigarettes 58.4 31.1
     Alcohol 67.7 41.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.30A Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone the Youths' Own Age Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 21,396
AGE  
     12–13 7,529
     14–15 7,280
     16–17 6,587
GENDER  
     Male 10,755
     Female 10,641
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,025
          White 13,385
          Black or African American 3,153
          American Indian or Alaska Native 150
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 923
          Two or More Races 348
     Hispanic or Latino 3,371
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,840
     Small Metro 6,327
     Nonmetro 4,229

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,974 883
     Marijuana 1,300 708
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 985 426
     Cigarettes 1,940 1,240
     Alcohol 3,232 1,100
          Binge Alcohol3 1,829 794
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,015 1,446
     Marijuana 2,707 1,178
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,391 919
     Cigarettes 3,396 1,609
     Alcohol 6,640 1,875
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,778 1,809
     Marijuana 3,652 1,423
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,910 1,330
     Cigarettes 6,185 1,997
     Alcohol 8,515 2,161
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.30B Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone the Youths' Own Age Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 87.1
AGE  
     12–13 92.2
     14–15 86.5
     16–17 82.6
GENDER  
     Male 85.9
     Female 88.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 87.2
          White 86.7
          Black or African American 88.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 80.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 92.1
          Two or More Races 89.6
     Hispanic or Latino 86.7
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 87.9
     Small Metro 86.6
     Nonmetro 86.0

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.2 28.0
     Marijuana 6.1 22.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.6 13.5
     Cigarettes 9.1 39.3
     Alcohol 15.1 34.9
          Binge Alcohol3 8.5 25.2
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.8 45.8
     Marijuana 12.7 37.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.2 29.1
     Cigarettes 15.9 51.0
     Alcohol 31.0 59.4
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.0 57.3
     Marijuana 17.1 45.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.3 42.1
     Cigarettes 28.9 63.3
     Alcohol 39.8 68.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.31A Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone the Youths' Own Age Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 19,525
AGE  
     12–13 7,444
     14–15 6,612
     16–17 5,469
GENDER  
     Male 9,708
     Female 9,817
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,340
          White 11,950
          Black or African American 2,965
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 899
          Two or More Races 315
     Hispanic or Latino 3,186
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 9,769
     Small Metro 5,766
     Nonmetro 3,990

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,186 1,673
     Marijuana 608 1,403
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 725 689
     Cigarettes 1,472 1,714
     Alcohol 2,243 2,088
          Binge Alcohol3 1,191 1,432
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,634 2,829
     Marijuana 1,439 2,447
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,729 1,584
     Cigarettes 2,560 2,450
     Alcohol 5,090 3,425
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,241 3,343
     Marijuana 2,215 2,862
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,026 2,212
     Cigarettes 4,916 3,272
     Alcohol 6,865 3,816
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.31B Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone the Youths' Own Age Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 79.5
AGE  
     12–13 91.1
     14–15 78.5
     16–17 68.7
GENDER  
     Male 77.5
     Female 81.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 79.1
          White 77.4
          Black or African American 83.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 89.8
          Two or More Races 82.1
     Hispanic or Latino 81.8
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 79.3
     Small Metro 78.8
     Nonmetro 81.1

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6.1 33.3
     Marijuana 3.1 27.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3.7 13.7
     Cigarettes 7.5 34.1
     Alcohol 11.5 41.5
          Binge Alcohol3 6.1 28.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 13.5 56.2
     Marijuana 7.4 48.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 8.9 31.5
     Cigarettes 13.1 48.7
     Alcohol 26.1 68.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.7 66.5
     Marijuana 11.3 56.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 15.5 44.0
     Cigarettes 25.2 65.0
     Alcohol 35.2 75.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.32A Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone the Youths' Own Age Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Peers Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 19,749
AGE  
     12–13 7,498
     14–15 6,702
     16–17 5,550
GENDER  
     Male 9,763
     Female 9,986
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,571
          White 12,228
          Black or African American 2,915
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 905
          Two or More Races 315
     Hispanic or Latino 3,178
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 9,912
     Small Metro 5,814
     Nonmetro 4,023

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Peers Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,141 1,721
     Marijuana 565 1,446
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 700 716
     Cigarettes 1,467 1,718
     Alcohol 2,302 2,034
          Binge Alcohol3 1,197 1,428
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,694 2,771
     Marijuana 1,476 2,408
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,735 1,583
     Cigarettes 2,594 2,417
     Alcohol 5,213 3,308
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,333 3,257
     Marijuana 2,269 2,806
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,062 2,182
     Cigarettes 4,986 3,207
     Alcohol 7,010 3,679
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.32B Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone the Youths' Own Age Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Peers Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 80.4
AGE  
     12–13 91.6
     14–15 79.6
     16–17 69.7
GENDER  
     Male 77.9
     Female 82.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 80.2
          White 79.1
          Black or African American 81.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 90.0
          Two or More Races 82.1
     Hispanic or Latino 81.6
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 80.4
     Small Metro 79.5
     Nonmetro 81.6

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Peers Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5.8 35.7
     Marijuana 2.9 30.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3.5 14.9
     Cigarettes 7.4 35.7
     Alcohol 11.7 42.2
          Binge Alcohol3 6.1 29.6
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 13.6 57.5
     Marijuana 7.5 50.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 8.8 32.9
     Cigarettes 13.1 50.2
     Alcohol 26.4 68.7
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.9 67.6
     Marijuana 11.5 58.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 15.5 45.3
     Cigarettes 25.2 66.6
     Alcohol 35.5 76.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.33A Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone the Youths' Own Age Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 20,798
AGE  
     12–13 7,471
     14–15 7,023
     16–17 6,305
GENDER  
     Male 10,249
     Female 10,549
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,536
          White 13,004
          Black or African American 3,051
          American Indian or Alaska Native 149
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 932
          Two or More Races 333
     Hispanic or Latino 3,263
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,557
     Small Metro 6,135
     Nonmetro 4,106

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,691 1,168
     Marijuana 1,077 935
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 876 537
     Cigarettes 1,894 1,288
     Alcohol 2,795 1,545
          Binge Alcohol3 1,499 1,130
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,572 1,895
     Marijuana 2,350 1,539
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,137 1,178
     Cigarettes 3,257 1,751
     Alcohol 6,062 2,462
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,291 2,302
     Marijuana 3,246 1,834
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,611 1,633
     Cigarettes 5,857 2,333
     Alcohol 7,918 2,768
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.33B Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone the Youths' Own Age Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 84.7
AGE  
     12–13 91.4
     14–15 83.4
     16–17 79.0
GENDER  
     Male 81.7
     Female 87.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 84.8
          White 84.2
          Black or African American 85.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 79.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 92.9
          Two or More Races 85.6
     Hispanic or Latino 83.7
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 85.6
     Small Metro 83.9
     Nonmetro 83.4

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 8.1 31.0
     Marijuana 5.2 24.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.2 14.3
     Cigarettes 9.1 34.2
     Alcohol 13.4 41.0
          Binge Alcohol3 7.2 30.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 17.2 50.3
     Marijuana 11.3 40.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 10.3 31.2
     Cigarettes 15.7 46.4
     Alcohol 29.1 65.3
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 25.4 61.1
     Marijuana 15.6 48.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 17.4 43.3
     Cigarettes 28.2 61.9
     Alcohol 38.1 73.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.34A Participated in a Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group1
Yes
TOTAL 5,757
AGE  
     12–13 2,163
     14–15 1,966
     16–17 1,628
GENDER  
     Male 2,684
     Female 3,073
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,851
          White 3,368
          Black or African American 1,071
          American Indian or Alaska Native 43
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 259
          Two or More Races 90
     Hispanic or Latino 906
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 2,958
     Small Metro 1,634
     Nonmetro 1,165

(II) Drug Use Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 586 2,271
     Marijuana 387 1,624
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 338 1,071
     Cigarettes 644 2,537
     Alcohol 826 3,504
          Binge Alcohol3 460 2,165
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,122 4,335
     Marijuana 727 3,157
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 749 2,560
     Cigarettes 991 4,010
     Alcohol 1,757 6,754
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,664 5,918
     Marijuana 988 4,088
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,241 3,993
     Cigarettes 1,700 6,478
     Alcohol 2,266 8,416
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.34B Participated in a Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group1
Yes
TOTAL 23.5
AGE  
     12–13 26.6
     14–15 23.4
     16–17 20.4
GENDER  
     Male 21.4
     Female 25.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 23.6
          White 21.9
          Black or African American 29.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 22.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 26.1
          Two or More Races 23.3
     Hispanic or Latino 23.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 24.1
     Small Metro 22.4
     Nonmetro 23.8

(II) Drug Use Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.2 12.1
     Marijuana 6.7 8.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.9 5.7
     Cigarettes 11.2 13.5
     Alcohol 14.3 18.7
          Binge Alcohol3 8.0 11.6
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.5 23.1
     Marijuana 12.6 16.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 13.0 13.7
     Cigarettes 17.2 21.4
     Alcohol 30.5 36.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.9 31.6
     Marijuana 17.2 21.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 21.6 21.3
     Cigarettes 29.5 34.6
     Alcohol 39.4 44.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.35A Participated in a Violence Prevention Program in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Violence Prevention Program (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Violence Prevention Program1
Yes
TOTAL 4,203
AGE  
     12–13 2,025
     14–15 1,315
     16–17 864
GENDER  
     Male 2,107
     Female 2,097
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,508
          White 2,270
          Black or African American 913
          American Indian or Alaska Native 45
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 185
          Two or More Races 83
     Hispanic or Latino 695
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 2,185
     Small Metro 1,186
     Nonmetro 833

(II) Drug Use Participated in Violence Prevention Program1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 416 2,447
     Marijuana 254 1,761
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 234 1,177
     Cigarettes 411 2,785
     Alcohol 509 3,839
          Binge Alcohol3 291 2,337
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 764 4,708
     Marijuana 464 3,431
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 513 2,805
     Cigarettes 653 4,364
     Alcohol 1,069 7,471
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,143 6,461
     Marijuana 621 4,464
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 856 4,400
     Cigarettes 1,093 7,115
     Alcohol 1,432 9,282
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.35B Participated in a Violence Prevention Program in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Violence Prevention Program (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Violence Prevention Program1
Yes
TOTAL 17.1
AGE  
     12–13 24.6
     14–15 15.6
     16–17 10.8
GENDER  
     Male 16.7
     Female 17.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16.9
          White 14.7
          Black or African American 25.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 23.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 18.4
          Two or More Races 21.2
     Hispanic or Latino 17.8
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 17.7
     Small Metro 16.2
     Nonmetro 16.8

(II) Drug Use Participated in Violence Prevention Program1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.9 12.0
     Marijuana 6.0 8.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.6 5.8
     Cigarettes 9.8 13.6
     Alcohol 12.1 18.8
          Binge Alcohol3 6.9 11.4
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.2 23.0
     Marijuana 11.0 16.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.2 13.7
     Cigarettes 15.5 21.4
     Alcohol 25.4 36.6
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.2 31.6
     Marijuana 14.8 21.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.4 21.5
     Cigarettes 26.0 34.8
     Alcohol 34.1 45.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.36A Participated in an Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Drug Prevention Program Outside School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Drug Prevention Program Outside School1
Yes
TOTAL 3,134
AGE  
     12–13 1,271
     14–15 1,004
     16–17 859
GENDER  
     Male 1,580
     Female 1,554
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,597
          White 1,785
          Black or African American 578
          American Indian or Alaska Native 25
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 140
          Two or More Races 54
     Hispanic or Latino 537
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 1,581
     Small Metro 879
     Nonmetro 674

(II) Drug Use Participated in Drug Prevention Program Outside School1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 347 2,515
     Marijuana 224 1,793
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 172 1,239
     Cigarettes 404 2,788
     Alcohol 453 3,897
          Binge Alcohol3 273 2,357
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 674 4,797
     Marijuana 443 3,453
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 451 2,864
     Cigarettes 602 4,413
     Alcohol 954 7,585
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 942 6,666
     Marijuana 573 4,519
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 710 4,543
     Cigarettes 938 7,269
     Alcohol 1,198 9,518
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.36B Participated in an Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Drug Prevention Program Outside School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Drug Prevention Program Outside School1
Yes
TOTAL 12.7
AGE  
     12–13 15.5
     14–15 11.9
     16–17 10.8
GENDER  
     Male 12.5
     Female 12.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 12.5
          White 11.5
          Black or African American 16.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 13.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 13.9
          Two or More Races 13.9
     Hispanic or Latino 13.7
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 12.8
     Small Metro 12.0
     Nonmetro 13.7

(II) Drug Use Participated in Drug Prevention Program Outside School1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 11.1 11.7
     Marijuana 7.1 8.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.5 5.8
     Cigarettes 12.9 13.0
     Alcohol 14.5 18.1
          Binge Alcohol3 8.7 11.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.5 22.3
     Marijuana 14.1 16.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 14.4 13.3
     Cigarettes 19.2 20.5
     Alcohol 30.4 35.3
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 30.0 31.0
     Marijuana 18.3 21.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 22.7 21.1
     Cigarettes 29.9 33.8
     Alcohol 38.2 44.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.37A Participated in a Program in the Past Year for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use1
Yes
TOTAL 1,347
AGE  
     12–13 594
     14–15 413
     16–17 341
GENDER  
     Male 740
     Female 607
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 1,067
          White 717
          Black or African American 261
          American Indian or Alaska Native 17
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 47
          Two or More Races 21
     Hispanic or Latino 280
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 686
     Small Metro 372
     Nonmetro 289

(II) Drug Use Participated in Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 200 2,655
     Marijuana 141 1,873
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 115 1,292
     Cigarettes 223 2,965
     Alcohol 214 4,131
          Binge Alcohol3 151 2,474
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 362 5,099
     Marijuana 263 3,625
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 241 3,069
     Cigarettes 310 4,701
     Alcohol 418 8,117
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 530 7,060
     Marijuana 346 4,735
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 403 4,839
     Cigarettes 499 7,702
     Alcohol 551 10,158
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.37B Participated in a Program in the Past Year for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use1
Yes
TOTAL 5.5
AGE  
     12–13 7.2
     14–15 4.9
     16–17 4.3
GENDER  
     Male 5.9
     Female 5.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 5.2
          White 4.6
          Black or African American 7.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 8.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 4.7
          Two or More Races 5.5
     Hispanic or Latino 7.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 5.6
     Small Metro 5.1
     Nonmetro 5.9

(II) Drug Use Participated in Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 14.8 11.4
     Marijuana 10.4 8.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 8.5 5.6
     Cigarettes 16.6 12.7
     Alcohol 15.9 17.8
          Binge Alcohol3 11.2 10.6
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 26.9 21.9
     Marijuana 19.5 15.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 17.9 13.2
     Cigarettes 23.0 20.2
     Alcohol 31.0 34.9
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 39.4 30.4
     Marijuana 25.7 20.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 29.9 20.8
     Cigarettes 37.0 33.1
     Alcohol 40.9 43.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.38A Participated in a Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention Program in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Pregnancy/STD Prevention Program1
Yes
TOTAL 3,427
AGE  
     12–13 1,049
     14–15 1,337
     16–17 1,041
GENDER  
     Male 1,739
     Female 1,688
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,758
          White 1,883
          Black or African American 693
          American Indian or Alaska Native 20
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 119
          Two or More Races 38
     Hispanic or Latino 669
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 1,670
     Small Metro 1,018
     Nonmetro 739

(II) Drug Use Participated in Pregnancy/STD Prevention Program1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 394 2,474
     Marijuana 262 1,755
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 202 1,213
     Cigarettes 412 2,784
     Alcohol 538 3,816
          Binge Alcohol3 322 2,312
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 765 4,709
     Marijuana 503 3,389
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 494 2,829
     Cigarettes 657 4,366
     Alcohol 1,122 7,421
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,086 6,525
     Marijuana 676 4,412
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 778 4,478
     Cigarettes 1,149 7,069
     Alcohol 1,463 9,260
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.38B Participated in a Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention Program in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Participation in a Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Participated in Pregnancy/STD Prevention Program1
Yes
TOTAL 13.9
AGE  
     12–13 12.7
     14–15 15.8
     16–17 13.0
GENDER  
     Male 13.8
     Female 14.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 13.3
          White 12.2
          Black or African American 19.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 10.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 11.8
          Two or More Races 9.7
     Hispanic or Latino 17.1
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 13.5
     Small Metro 13.9
     Nonmetro 14.9

(II) Drug Use Participated in Pregnancy/STD Prevention Program1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 11.5 11.6
     Marijuana 7.6 8.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.9 5.7
     Cigarettes 12.0 13.1
     Alcohol 15.7 18.0
          Binge Alcohol3 9.4 10.9
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 22.3 22.2
     Marijuana 14.7 16.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 14.4 13.3
     Cigarettes 19.2 20.5
     Alcohol 32.7 34.9
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 31.7 30.7
     Marijuana 19.7 20.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 22.7 21.1
     Cigarettes 33.5 33.3
     Alcohol 42.7 43.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.39A Talked with at Least One Parent in the Past Year About the Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Talked with at Least One Parent About the Dangers of Drug Use (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Talked with Parent About Dangers of Drug Use1
Yes
TOTAL 14,255
AGE  
     12–13 4,909
     14–15 4,879
     16–17 4,467
GENDER  
     Male 6,981
     Female 7,274
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 11,980
          White 9,293
          Black or African American 1,765
          American Indian or Alaska Native 100
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 561
          Two or More Races 228
     Hispanic or Latino 2,274
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 7,261
     Small Metro 4,103
     Nonmetro 2,891

(II) Drug Use Talked with Parent About Dangers of Drug Use1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,615 1,242
     Marijuana 1,182 826
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 769 641
     Cigarettes 1,798 1,384
     Alcohol 2,487 1,849
          Binge Alcohol3 1,491 1,134
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,109 2,350
     Marijuana 2,265 1,617
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,850 1,466
     Cigarettes 2,853 2,152
     Alcohol 4,899 3,617
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,197 3,380
     Marijuana 2,883 2,189
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,853 2,380
     Cigarettes 4,612 3,580
     Alcohol 6,025 4,665
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.39B Talked with at Least One Parent in the Past Year About the Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Talked with at Least One Parent About the Dangers of Drug Use (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Talked with Parent About Dangers of Drug Use1
Yes
TOTAL 58.1
AGE  
     12–13 60.2
     14–15 57.9
     16–17 56.1
GENDER  
     Male 55.6
     Female 60.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 58.0
          White 60.3
          Black or African American 49.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 53.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 56.2
          Two or More Races 58.7
     Hispanic or Latino 58.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 58.9
     Small Metro 56.1
     Nonmetro 58.8

(II) Drug Use Talked with Parent About Dangers of Drug Use1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 11.3 12.1
     Marijuana 8.3 8.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.4 6.2
     Cigarettes 12.6 13.4
     Alcohol 17.4 18.0
          Binge Alcohol3 10.5 11.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.8 22.8
     Marijuana 15.9 15.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 13.0 14.2
     Cigarettes 20.0 20.9
     Alcohol 34.4 35.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 29.4 32.8
     Marijuana 20.2 21.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.0 23.1
     Cigarettes 32.4 34.8
     Alcohol 42.3 45.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.40A Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages From Sources Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages from Sources Outside School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages Outside School1
Yes
TOTAL 20,483
AGE  
     12–13 6,484
     14–15 7,162
     16–17 6,837
GENDER  
     Male 10,231
     Female 10,252
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,387
          White 13,067
          Black or African American 2,893
          American Indian or Alaska Native 134
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 912
          Two or More Races 320
     Hispanic or Latino 3,096
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,393
     Small Metro 6,080
     Nonmetro 4,010

(II) Drug Use Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages Outside School1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,316 546
     Marijuana 1,647 363
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,125 291
     Cigarettes 2,565 620
     Alcohol 3,633 720
          Binge Alcohol3 2,115 517
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,549 914
     Marijuana 3,259 625
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,711 606
     Cigarettes 4,130 882
     Alcohol 7,225 1,312
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6,271 1,332
     Marijuana 4,234 847
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,284 970
     Cigarettes 6,783 1,419
     Alcohol 9,002 1,714
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.40B Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages From Sources Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages from Sources Outside School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages Outside School1
Yes
TOTAL 83.2
AGE  
     12–13 79.2
     14–15 84.8
     16–17 85.6
GENDER  
     Male 81.4
     Female 85.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 84.0
          White 84.6
          Black or African American 80.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 71.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 90.8
          Two or More Races 81.9
     Hispanic or Latino 79.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 84.1
     Small Metro 82.9
     Nonmetro 81.3

(II) Drug Use Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages Outside School1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 11.3 13.2
     Marijuana 8.0 8.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.5 7.1
     Cigarettes 12.5 15.0
     Alcohol 17.7 17.4
          Binge Alcohol3 10.3 12.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 22.2 22.1
     Marijuana 15.9 15.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 13.2 14.7
     Cigarettes 20.2 21.4
     Alcohol 35.3 31.8
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 30.6 32.2
     Marijuana 20.7 20.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.9 23.5
     Cigarettes 33.1 34.3
     Alcohol 43.9 41.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.41A Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages at School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School1
Yes
TOTAL 17,599
AGE  
     12–13 5,901
     14–15 6,312
     16–17 5,387
GENDER  
     Male 8,749
     Female 8,850
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,000
          White 11,534
          Black or African American 2,293
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 712
          Two or More Races 281
     Hispanic or Latino 2,599
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8,908
     Small Metro 5,206
     Nonmetro 3,486

(II) Drug Use Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,927 688
     Marijuana 1,407 477
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 910 353
     Cigarettes 2,090 831
     Alcohol 3,044 1,030
          Binge Alcohol3 1,756 672
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,820 1,229
     Marijuana 2,745 914
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,271 765
     Cigarettes 3,388 1,230
     Alcohol 6,090 1,909
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,274 1,681
     Marijuana 3,514 1,235
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,641 1,137
     Cigarettes 5,641 1,913
     Alcohol 7,547 2,402
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.41B Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages at School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School1
Yes
TOTAL 78.8
AGE  
     12–13 82.6
     14–15 81.0
     16–17 72.9
GENDER  
     Male 76.7
     Female 81.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 79.0
          White 79.4
          Black or African American 76.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 82.6
          Two or More Races 77.8
     Hispanic or Latino 78.0
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 79.6
     Small Metro 78.0
     Nonmetro 78.1

(II) Drug Use Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School1
Yes No
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.9 14.6
     Marijuana 8.0 10.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.2 7.5
     Cigarettes 11.9 17.6
     Alcohol 17.3 21.8
          Binge Alcohol3 10.0 14.2
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.7 26.0
     Marijuana 15.6 19.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.9 16.2
     Cigarettes 19.3 26.0
     Alcohol 34.6 40.4
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 30.0 35.6
     Marijuana 20.0 26.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.7 24.0
     Cigarettes 32.1 40.5
     Alcohol 42.9 50.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.42A Participated in One or Fewer Youth Activities in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Youth Activities Participated in (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Number of Youth Activities Participated In1
One or Fewer
TOTAL 3,446
AGE  
     12–13 876
     14–15 1,189
     16–17 1,382
GENDER  
     Male 2,000
     Female 1,446
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,670
          White 1,998
          Black or African American 441
          American Indian or Alaska Native 49
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 118
          Two or More Races 49
     Hispanic or Latino 776
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 1,779
     Small Metro 1,055
     Nonmetro 612

(II) Drug Use Number of Youth Activities Participated In1
One or Fewer           Two or More
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 598 2,026
     Marijuana 493 1,399
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 278 984
     Cigarettes 786 2,144
     Alcohol 800 3,277
          Binge Alcohol3 532 1,897
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,038 4,021
     Marijuana 878 2,786
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 590 2,454
     Cigarettes 1,095 3,535
     Alcohol 1,443 6,564
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,417 5,552
     Marijuana 1,145 3,612
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 947 3,835
     Cigarettes 1,649 5,920
     Alcohol 1,824 8,135
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or did not answer two or more of the four youth activity questions with a "yes" or "no" response were excluded from this analysis about participation in youth activities. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.42B Participated in One or Fewer Youth Activities in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Youth Activities Participated in (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Number of Youth Activities Participated In1
One or Fewer
TOTAL 15.4
AGE  
     12–13 12.2
     14–15 15.2
     16–17 18.6
GENDER  
     Male 17.5
     Female 13.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14.0
          White 13.7
          Black or African American 14.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 31.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 13.5
          Two or More Races 13.6
     Hispanic or Latino 23.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 15.8
     Small Metro 15.8
     Nonmetro 13.7

(II) Drug Use Number of Youth Activities Participated In1
One or Fewer           Two or More
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 17.3 10.7
     Marijuana 14.3 7.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 8.1 5.2
     Cigarettes 22.8 11.3
     Alcohol 23.2 17.3
          Binge Alcohol3 15.4 10.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 30.1 21.2
     Marijuana 25.5 14.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 17.1 13.0
     Cigarettes 31.8 18.7
     Alcohol 41.9 34.7
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 41.1 29.3
     Marijuana 33.2 19.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 27.5 20.2
     Cigarettes 47.9 31.3
     Alcohol 52.9 42.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or did not answer two or more of the four youth activity questions with a "yes" or "no" response were excluded from this analysis about participation in youth activities. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.43A Youths Who Have No One to Talk With About a Serious Problem, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Who Youths Talk With About a Serious Problem (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Would Talk With About a Serious Problem1
No One
TOTAL 900
AGE  
     12–13 276
     14–15 369
     16–17 255
GENDER  
     Male 544
     Female 357
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 676
          White 441
          Black or African American 161
          American Indian or Alaska Native 10
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 39
          Two or More Races 12
     Hispanic or Latino 224
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 469
     Small Metro 278
     Nonmetro 152

(II) Drug Use Would Talk With About a Serious Problem1
No One Someone
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 192 2,618
     Marijuana 121 1,855
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 120 1,275
     Cigarettes 183 2,968
     Alcohol 225 4,061
          Binge Alcohol3 147 2,450
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 313 5,064
     Marijuana 204 3,619
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 219 3,059
     Cigarettes 253 4,697
     Alcohol 374 8,042
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 412 7,057
     Marijuana 254 4,744
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 316 4,855
     Cigarettes 362 7,719
     Alcohol 464 10,091
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents who reported that there was both someone and nobody they could talk with were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.43B Youths Who Have No One to Talk With About a Serious Problem, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Who Youths Talk With About a Serious Problem (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Would Talk With About a Serious Problem1
No One
TOTAL 3.7
AGE  
     12–13 3.4
     14–15 4.4
     16–17 3.2
GENDER  
     Male 4.4
     Female 3.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3.3
          White 2.9
          Black or African American 4.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 5.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 3.9
          Two or More Races 3.2
     Hispanic or Latino 5.8
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 3.8
     Small Metro 3.8
     Nonmetro 3.1

(II) Drug Use Would Talk With About a Serious Problem1
No One Someone
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.3 11.2
     Marijuana 13.4 7.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 13.3 5.4
     Cigarettes 20.3 12.7
     Alcohol 25.0 17.4
          Binge Alcohol3 16.4 10.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 34.8 21.6
     Marijuana 22.7 15.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 24.3 13.1
     Cigarettes 28.1 20.1
     Alcohol 41.6 34.4
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 45.7 30.2
     Marijuana 28.2 20.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 35.1 20.7
     Cigarettes 40.2 33.0
     Alcohol 51.5 43.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents who reported that there was both someone and nobody they could talk with were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.44A Attended Religious Services 25 or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Religious Services Attended in the Past Year (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Times Attended Religious Services1
25 or More
TOTAL 8,037
AGE  
     12–13 2,563
     14–15 2,873
     16–17 2,601
GENDER  
     Male 3,898
     Female 4,139
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,098
          White 5,657
          Black or African American 995
          American Indian or Alaska Native 36
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 293
          Two or More Races 83
     Hispanic or Latino 939
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 3,651
     Small Metro 2,499
     Nonmetro 1,887

(II) Drug Use Times Attended Religious Services1
25 or More Fewer Than 25
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 574 2,277
     Marijuana 352 1,661
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 312 1,092
     Cigarettes 628 2,541
     Alcohol 1,066 3,265
          Binge Alcohol3 509 2,111
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,274 4,166
     Marijuana 779 3,098
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 801 2,501
     Cigarettes 1,172 3,811
     Alcohol 2,337 6,161
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,892 5,668
     Marijuana 1,085 3,981
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,332 3,891
     Cigarettes 2,084 6,055
     Alcohol 2,999 7,644
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.44B Attended Religious Services 25 or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Religious Services Attended in the Past Year (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Times Attended Religious Services1
25 or More
TOTAL 33.0
AGE  
     12–13 31.8
     14–15 34.4
     16–17 32.7
GENDER  
     Male 31.3
     Female 34.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 34.6
          White 36.9
          Black or African American 28.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 19.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 29.9
          Two or More Races 22.0
     Hispanic or Latino 24.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 29.9
     Small Metro 34.4
     Nonmetro 38.6

(II) Drug Use Times Attended Religious Services1
25 or More Fewer Than 25
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 7.1 13.9
     Marijuana 4.4 10.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3.9 6.7
     Cigarettes 7.8 15.6
     Alcohol 13.3 20.0
          Binge Alcohol3 6.3 12.9
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 15.8 25.5
     Marijuana 9.7 19.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 10.0 15.3
     Cigarettes 14.6 23.3
     Alcohol 29.1 37.7
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 23.5 34.7
     Marijuana 13.5 24.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 16.6 23.8
     Cigarettes 25.9 37.1
     Alcohol 37.3 46.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.45A Agree or Strongly Agree That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youths' Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Their Life (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree
TOTAL 19,023
AGE  
     12–13 6,652
     14–15 6,537
     16–17 5,833
GENDER  
     Male 9,207
     Female 9,816
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,974
          White 11,707
          Black or African American 3,011
          American Indian or Alaska Native 127
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 769
          Two or More Races 294
     Hispanic or Latino 3,048
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 9,448
     Small Metro 5,654
     Nonmetro 3,921

(II) Drug Use Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,752 1,088
     Marijuana 1,160 837
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 864 539
     Cigarettes 1,981 1,187
     Alcohol 2,887 1,425
          Binge Alcohol3 1,660 955
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,556 1,864
     Marijuana 2,394 1,462
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,160 1,128
     Cigarettes 3,350 1,628
     Alcohol 5,999 2,461
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,177 2,353
     Marijuana 3,256 1,786
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,571 1,630
     Cigarettes 5,769 2,362
     Alcohol 7,643 2,965
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.45B Agree or Strongly Agree That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youths' Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Their Life (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree
TOTAL 78.2
AGE  
     12–13 82.7
     14–15 78.2
     16–17 73.6
GENDER  
     Male 74.4
     Female 82.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 78.0
          White 76.4
          Black or African American 85.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 68.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 78.1
          Two or More Races 76.1
     Hispanic or Latino 79.5
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 77.5
     Small Metro 78.0
     Nonmetro 80.3

(II) Drug Use Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.2 20.5
     Marijuana 6.1 15.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.5 10.2
     Cigarettes 10.4 22.4
     Alcohol 15.2 26.9
          Binge Alcohol3 8.7 18.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.7 35.2
     Marijuana 12.6 27.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.4 21.3
     Cigarettes 17.6 30.7
     Alcohol 31.5 46.4
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.2 44.4
     Marijuana 17.1 33.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.8 30.7
     Cigarettes 30.3 44.5
     Alcohol 40.2 55.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.46A Agree or Strongly Agree That Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Influence How They Make Decisions in Life (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree
TOTAL 16,786
AGE  
     12–13 6,005
     14–15 5,701
     16–17 5,081
GENDER  
     Male 8,221
     Female 8,564
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,134
          White 10,266
          Black or African American 2,729
          American Indian or Alaska Native 115
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 695
          Two or More Races 264
     Hispanic or Latino 2,652
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8,220
     Small Metro 4,956
     Nonmetro 3,610

(II) Drug Use Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,371 1,463
     Marijuana 863 1,134
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 707 691
     Cigarettes 1,493 1,676
     Alcohol 2,312 1,998
          Binge Alcohol3 1,279 1,329
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,846 2,566
     Marijuana 1,835 2,028
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,733 1,544
     Cigarettes 2,670 2,306
     Alcohol 4,968 3,498
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,269 3,247
     Marijuana 2,570 2,476
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,934 2,253
     Cigarettes 4,752 3,383
     Alcohol 6,414 4,203
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.46B Agree or Strongly Agree That Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Influence How They Make Decisions in Life (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree
TOTAL 69.0
AGE  
     12–13 74.8
     14–15 68.2
     16–17 64.0
GENDER  
     Male 66.3
     Female 71.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 69.0
          White 67.1
          Black or African American 77.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 61.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 70.6
          Two or More Races 68.5
     Hispanic or Latino 69.1
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 67.3
     Small Metro 68.7
     Nonmetro 73.9

(II) Drug Use Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 8.2 19.4
     Marijuana 5.1 15.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.2 9.2
     Cigarettes 8.9 22.3
     Alcohol 13.8 26.5
          Binge Alcohol3 7.6 17.7
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 17.0 34.1
     Marijuana 10.9 26.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 10.3 20.5
     Cigarettes 15.9 30.6
     Alcohol 29.6 46.5
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 25.4 43.1
     Marijuana 15.3 32.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 17.5 29.9
     Cigarettes 28.3 44.9
     Alcohol 38.2 55.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.47A Agree or Strongly Agree That It Is Important for Friends to Share Youths' Religious Beliefs, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That It Is Important for Friends to Share Their Religious Beliefs (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs1
Agree/Strongly Agree
TOTAL 8,681
AGE  
     12–13 3,291
     14–15 2,942
     16–17 2,447
GENDER  
     Male 4,311
     Female 4,370
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,201
          White 5,133
          Black or African American 1,466
          American Indian or Alaska Native 77
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 370
          Two or More Races 113
     Hispanic or Latino 1,479
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 3,974
     Small Metro 2,550
     Nonmetro 2,156

(II) Drug Use Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 636 2,207
     Marijuana 375 1,625
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 361 1,044
     Cigarettes 751 2,409
     Alcohol 1,041 3,268
          Binge Alcohol3 564 2,042
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,289 4,130
     Marijuana 763 3,099
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 850 2,437
     Cigarettes 1,280 3,683
     Alcohol 2,177 6,270
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,028 5,494
     Marijuana 1,124 3,918
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,483 3,712
     Cigarettes 2,273 5,839
     Alcohol 2,900 7,694
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.47B Agree or Strongly Agree That It Is Important for Friends to Share Youths' Religious Beliefs, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That It Is Important for Friends to Share Their Religious Beliefs (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs1
Agree/Strongly Agree
TOTAL 35.8
AGE  
     12–13 41.0
     14–15 35.4
     16–17 30.9
GENDER  
     Male 34.9
     Female 36.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 35.3
          White 33.6
          Black or African American 41.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 41.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 38.1
          Two or More Races 29.3
     Hispanic or Latino 38.5
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 32.6
     Small Metro 35.3
     Nonmetro 44.3

(II) Drug Use Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 7.3 14.2
     Marijuana 4.3 10.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.2 6.7
     Cigarettes 8.7 15.5
     Alcohol 12.0 21.0
          Binge Alcohol3 6.5 13.1
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 14.9 26.5
     Marijuana 8.8 19.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 9.8 15.6
     Cigarettes 14.7 23.6
     Alcohol 25.1 40.2
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 23.4 35.3
     Marijuana 13.0 25.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 17.1 23.8
     Cigarettes 26.2 37.5
     Alcohol 33.4 49.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.48A Grade Average of "D" or Lower for the Last Grading Period Completed, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Grade Average for the Last Grading Period Completed (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Grade Average for Last Grading Period Completed1
"D" or Lower
TOTAL 1,332
AGE  
     12–13 346
     14–15 528
     16–17 458
GENDER  
     Male 870
     Female 463
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 1,093
          White 823
          Black or African American 203
          American Indian or Alaska Native 17
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 25
          Two or More Races 18
     Hispanic or Latino 240
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 606
     Small Metro 434
     Nonmetro 292

(II) Drug Use Grade Average for Last Grading Period Completed1
"D" or Lower "A," "B," or "C"
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 324 2,218
     Marijuana 246 1,587
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 164 1,058
     Cigarettes 391 2,417
     Alcohol 357 3,588
          Binge Alcohol3 240 2,107
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 511 4,399
     Marijuana 432 3,126
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 321 2,633
     Cigarettes 517 3,946
     Alcohol 645 7,113
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 683 6,059
     Marijuana 556 4,045
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 467 4,162
     Cigarettes 747 6,537
     Alcohol 829 8,812
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported their school does not give these grades were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.48B Grade Average of "D" or Lower for the Last Grading Period Completed, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Grade Average for the Last Grading Period Completed (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Grade Average for Last Grading Period Completed1
"D" or Lower
TOTAL 6.2
AGE  
     12–13 5.1
     14–15 7.0
     16–17 6.4
GENDER  
     Male 7.9
     Female 4.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 6.0
          White 5.9
          Black or African American 7.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 11.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 3.0
          Two or More Races 5.4
     Hispanic or Latino 7.6
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 5.7
     Small Metro 6.7
     Nonmetro 6.7

(II) Drug Use Grade Average for Last Grading Period Completed1
"D" or Lower "A," "B," or "C"
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 24.3 11.0
     Marijuana 18.4 7.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.3 5.3
     Cigarettes 29.3 12.0
     Alcohol 26.8 17.8
          Binge Alcohol3 18.0 10.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 38.3 21.9
     Marijuana 32.4 15.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 24.1 13.1
     Cigarettes 38.8 19.6
     Alcohol 48.4 35.3
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 51.3 30.1
     Marijuana 41.7 20.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 35.1 20.7
     Cigarettes 56.1 32.5
     Alcohol 62.2 43.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported their school does not give these grades were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.49A Liked or Kind of Liked Going to School During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Going to School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Going to School1
Liked a Lot/Kind of Liked
TOTAL 17,650
AGE  
     12–13 5,869
     14–15 6,182
     16–17 5,599
GENDER  
     Male 8,692
     Female 8,958
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,894
          White 11,104
          Black or African American 2,586
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 744
          Two or More Races 283
     Hispanic or Latino 2,756
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8,959
     Small Metro 5,189
     Nonmetro 3,502

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Going to School1
Liked a Lot/Kind of Liked Didn't Like Very Much/Hated
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,637 988
     Marijuana 1,122 771
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 775 489
     Cigarettes 1,793 1,143
     Alcohol 2,741 1,338
          Binge Alcohol3 1,514 917
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,382 1,684
     Marijuana 2,367 1,303
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,951 1,097
     Cigarettes 3,031 1,605
     Alcohol 5,680 2,335
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,805 2,175
     Marijuana 3,161 1,603
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,186 1,607
     Cigarettes 5,230 2,349
     Alcohol 7,170 2,797
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.49B Liked or Kind of Liked Going to School During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Going to School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Youths' Feelings About Going to School1
Liked a Lot/Kind of Liked
TOTAL 78.8
AGE  
     12–13 81.7
     14–15 79.1
     16–17 75.6
GENDER  
     Male 75.9
     Female 81.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 78.2
          White 76.2
          Black or African American 85.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 85.4
          Two or More Races 78.1
     Hispanic or Latino 82.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 79.7
     Small Metro 77.5
     Nonmetro 78.3

(II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings About Going to School1
Liked a Lot/Kind of Liked Didn't Like Very Much/Hated
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.3 20.8
     Marijuana 6.4 16.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.4 10.3
     Cigarettes 10.2 24.0
     Alcohol 15.5 28.1
          Binge Alcohol3 8.6 19.3
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.2 35.4
     Marijuana 13.4 27.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.1 23.1
     Cigarettes 17.2 33.8
     Alcohol 32.2 49.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.2 45.7
     Marijuana 17.9 33.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.1 33.8
     Cigarettes 29.6 49.4
     Alcohol 40.6 58.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.50A Always or Sometimes Felt in the Past Year That Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Youths Felt That Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 17,427
AGE  
     12–13 6,011
     14–15 5,957
     16–17 5,459
GENDER  
     Male 8,631
     Female 8,796
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,634
          White 10,804
          Black or African American 2,641
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 742
          Two or More Races 275
     Hispanic or Latino 2,793
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8,860
     Small Metro 5,174
     Nonmetro 3,394

(II) Drug Use Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,663 965
     Marijuana 1,174 720
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 772 493
     Cigarettes 1,896 1,042
     Alcohol 2,735 1,343
          Binge Alcohol3 1,560 872
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,345 1,719
     Marijuana 2,362 1,309
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,953 1,092
     Cigarettes 3,132 1,506
     Alcohol 5,552 2,461
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,741 2,232
     Marijuana 3,163 1,603
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,161 1,625
     Cigarettes 5,277 2,303
     Alcohol 7,022 2,944
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.50B Always or Sometimes Felt in the Past Year That Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Youths Felt That Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 77.8
AGE  
     12–13 83.8
     14–15 76.3
     16–17 73.7
GENDER  
     Male 75.4
     Female 80.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 76.9
          White 74.2
          Black or African American 87.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 85.1
          Two or More Races 76.5
     Hispanic or Latino 83.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 78.9
     Small Metro 77.3
     Nonmetro 75.9

(II) Drug Use Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.5 19.4
     Marijuana 6.7 14.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.4 9.9
     Cigarettes 10.9 21.0
     Alcohol 15.7 27.1
          Binge Alcohol3 8.9 17.6
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.2 34.7
     Marijuana 13.6 26.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.2 22.0
     Cigarettes 18.0 30.4
     Alcohol 31.9 49.6
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.2 45.0
     Marijuana 18.1 32.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.1 32.8
     Cigarettes 30.3 46.4
     Alcohol 40.3 59.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.51A Things Learned in School During the Past Year Are Going to Be Very or Somewhat Important Later in Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Level of Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School1
Very/Somewhat Important
TOTAL 19,783
AGE  
     12–13 6,686
     14–15 6,820
     16–17 6,277
GENDER  
     Male 10,018
     Female 9,764
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,700
          White 12,545
          Black or African American 2,847
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 793
          Two or More Races 329
     Hispanic or Latino 3,082
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 9,870
     Small Metro 5,920
     Nonmetro 3,993

(II) Drug Use Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School1
Very/Somewhat Important Very/Somewhat Unimportant
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,054 566
     Marijuana 1,465 424
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 975 287
     Cigarettes 2,312 621
     Alcohol 3,295 778
          Binge Alcohol3 1,903 524
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,054 1,004
     Marijuana 2,889 777
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,397 643
     Cigarettes 3,759 873
     Alcohol 6,591 1,413
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,706 1,266
     Marijuana 3,815 946
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,870 917
     Cigarettes 6,294 1,278
     Alcohol 8,277 1,679
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.51B Things Learned in School During the Past Year Are Going to Be Very or Somewhat Important Later in Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Level of Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School1
Very/Somewhat Important
TOTAL 88.4
AGE  
     12–13 93.3
     14–15 87.4
     16–17 84.8
GENDER  
     Male 87.7
     Female 89.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 87.8
          White 86.2
          Black or African American 94.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 91.3
          Two or More Races 91.1
     Hispanic or Latino 92.0
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 88.0
     Small Metro 88.4
     Nonmetro 89.4

(II) Drug Use Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School1
Very/Somewhat Important Very/Somewhat Unimportant
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.4 21.9
     Marijuana 7.4 16.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.9 11.1
     Cigarettes 11.7 24.0
     Alcohol 16.7 30.0
          Binge Alcohol3 9.6 20.2
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 20.5 38.7
     Marijuana 14.6 30.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.1 24.8
     Cigarettes 19.0 33.7
     Alcohol 33.3 54.6
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.8 48.9
     Marijuana 19.3 36.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.6 35.4
     Cigarettes 31.8 49.3
     Alcohol 41.8 64.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.52A Courses at School During the Past Year Have Been Very or Somewhat Interesting, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Interesting Courses at School Have Been (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic How Interesting Courses at School Have Been1
Very/Somewhat Interesting
TOTAL 17,083
AGE  
     12–13 5,757
     14–15 5,788
     16–17 5,538
GENDER  
     Male 8,594
     Female 8,489
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,299
          White 10,647
          Black or African American 2,507
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 709
          Two or More Races 277
     Hispanic or Latino 2,784
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8,563
     Small Metro 5,148
     Nonmetro 3,372

(II) Drug Use How Interesting Courses at School Have Been1
Very/Somewhat Interesting Very/Somewhat Boring
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,684 941
     Marijuana 1,178 714
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 800 465
     Cigarettes 1,860 1,076
     Alcohol 2,709 1,369
          Binge Alcohol3 1,539 891
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,329 1,735
     Marijuana 2,366 1,303
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,940 1,105
     Cigarettes 3,056 1,580
     Alcohol 5,521 2,494
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,716 2,262
     Marijuana 3,163 1,600
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,157 1,635
     Cigarettes 5,200 2,373
     Alcohol 6,966 2,999
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.52B Courses at School During the Past Year Have Been Very or Somewhat Interesting, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Interesting Courses at School Have Been (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic How Interesting Courses at School Have Been1
Very/Somewhat Interesting
TOTAL 76.3
AGE  
     12–13 80.1
     14–15 74.1
     16–17 74.8
GENDER  
     Male 75.1
     Female 77.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 75.1
          White 73.1
          Black or African American 82.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 81.5
          Two or More Races 77.2
     Hispanic or Latino 83.1
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 76.3
     Small Metro 76.9
     Nonmetro 75.4

(II) Drug Use How Interesting Courses at School Have Been1
Very/Somewhat Interesting Very/Somewhat Boring
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.9 17.7
     Marijuana 6.9 13.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.7 8.8
     Cigarettes 10.9 20.3
     Alcohol 15.9 25.8
          Binge Alcohol3 9.0 16.8
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.5 32.7
     Marijuana 13.8 24.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.4 20.8
     Cigarettes 17.9 29.8
     Alcohol 32.3 47.0
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.6 42.6
     Marijuana 18.5 30.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.5 30.8
     Cigarettes 30.4 44.7
     Alcohol 40.8 56.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.53A Teachers Always or Sometimes Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job with Schoolwork in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job with Schoolwork (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job With Schoolwork1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 16,950
AGE  
     12–13 5,853
     14–15 5,816
     16–17 5,281
GENDER  
     Male 8,540
     Female 8,410
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,302
          White 10,713
          Black or African American 2,440
          American Indian or Alaska Native 111
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 720
          Two or More Races 265
     Hispanic or Latino 2,648
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8,597
     Small Metro 5,021
     Nonmetro 3,332

(II) Drug Use Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job With Schoolwork1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,701 925
     Marijuana 1,214 678
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 803 461
     Cigarettes 1,905 1,027
     Alcohol 2,759 1,317
          Binge Alcohol3 1,602 826
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,408 1,655
     Marijuana 2,426 1,244
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,015 1,029
     Cigarettes 3,104 1,526
     Alcohol 5,558 2,450
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,814 2,158
     Marijuana 3,211 1,553
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,231 1,555
     Cigarettes 5,265 2,306
     Alcohol 6,998 2,962
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.53B Teachers Always or Sometimes Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job with Schoolwork in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job with Schoolwork (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job With Schoolwork1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 75.7
AGE  
     12–13 81.6
     14–15 74.5
     16–17 71.4
GENDER  
     Male 74.6
     Female 76.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 75.1
          White 73.6
          Black or African American 80.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 70.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 82.8
          Two or More Races 73.8
     Hispanic or Latino 79.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 76.6
     Small Metro 75.0
     Nonmetro 74.5

(II) Drug Use Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job With Schoolwork1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.0 17.0
     Marijuana 7.2 12.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.7 8.5
     Cigarettes 11.2 18.9
     Alcohol 16.3 24.3
          Binge Alcohol3 9.5 15.2
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 20.1 30.5
     Marijuana 14.3 22.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.9 18.9
     Cigarettes 18.3 28.1
     Alcohol 32.8 45.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.4 39.7
     Marijuana 18.9 28.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.1 28.6
     Cigarettes 31.1 42.5
     Alcohol 41.3 54.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.54A All or Most of the Students in Youths' Grade Smoke Cigarettes, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Smoke Cigarettes (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Students in Youths' Grade Who Smoke Cigarettes1
All/Most of Them
TOTAL 7,487
AGE  
     12–13 824
     14–15 2,758
     16–17 3,905
GENDER  
     Male 3,300
     Female 4,187
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 6,487
          White 4,990
          Black or African American 1,107
          American Indian or Alaska Native 52
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 217
          Two or More Races 97
     Hispanic or Latino 1,000
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 3,503
     Small Metro 2,392
     Nonmetro 1,592

(II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Smoke Cigarettes1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,542 1,052
     Marijuana 1,174 700
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 731 519
     Cigarettes 1,986 909
     Alcohol 2,330 1,703
          Binge Alcohol3 1,505 906
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,776 2,221
     Marijuana 2,210 1,415
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,677 1,331
     Cigarettes 2,835 1,737
     Alcohol 4,181 3,726
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,635 3,249
     Marijuana 2,817 1,888
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,486 2,244
     Cigarettes 4,166 3,306
     Alcohol 4,992 4,830
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.54B All or Most of the Students in Youths' Grade Smoke Cigarettes, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Smoke Cigarettes (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Students in Youths' Grade Who Smoke Cigarettes1
All/Most of Them
TOTAL 34.3
AGE  
     12–13 11.9
     14–15 36.2
     16–17 53.7
GENDER  
     Male 29.6
     Female 39.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 35.0
          White 35.1
          Black or African American 37.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 34.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 25.7
          Two or More Races 28.3
     Hispanic or Latino 30.7
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 32.1
     Small Metro 36.7
     Nonmetro 36.4

(II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Smoke Cigarettes1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 20.6 7.3
     Marijuana 15.7 4.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 9.8 3.6
     Cigarettes 26.5 6.3
     Alcohol 31.1 11.9
          Binge Alcohol3 20.1 6.3
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 37.1 15.5
     Marijuana 29.5 9.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 22.4 9.3
     Cigarettes 37.9 12.1
     Alcohol 55.8 26.0
     
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 48.6 22.7
     Marijuana 37.6 13.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 33.2 15.7
     Cigarettes 55.6 23.1
     Alcohol 66.7 33.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.55A All or Most of the Students in Youths' Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Students in Youths' Grade Who Use Marijuana/Hashish1
All/Most of Them
TOTAL 5,411
AGE  
     12–13 373
     14–15 1,919
     16–17 3,119
GENDER  
     Male 2,483
     Female 2,928
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,546
          White 3,332
          Black or African American 923
          American Indian or Alaska Native 46
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 132
          Two or More Races 96
     Hispanic or Latino 865
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 2,880
     Small Metro 1,671
     Nonmetro 860
(II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Use Marijuana/Hashish1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,519 1,066
     Marijuana 1,255 614
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 648 597
     Cigarettes 1,549 1,320
     Alcohol 2,020 2,000
          Binge Alcohol3 1,358 1,045
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,579 2,394
     Marijuana 2,204 1,412
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,468 1,517
     Cigarettes 2,180 2,354
     Alcohol 3,469 4,404
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,237 3,607
     Marijuana 2,730 1,959
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,118 2,575
     Cigarettes 3,250 4,146
     Alcohol 4,071 5,695
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.55B All or Most of the Students in Youths' Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Students in Youths' Grade Who Use Marijuana/Hashish1
All/Most of Them
TOTAL 25.2
AGE  
     12–13 5.5
     14–15 25.6
     16–17 43.2
GENDER  
     Male 22.6
     Female 27.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 24.9
          White 23.8
          Black or African American 32.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 29.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 16.1
          Two or More Races 28.1
     Hispanic or Latino 26.9
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 26.7
     Small Metro 26.1
     Nonmetro 20.0

(II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Use Marijuana/Hashish1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.1 6.6
     Marijuana 23.2 3.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.0 3.7
     Cigarettes 28.6 8.2
     Alcohol 37.3 12.4
          Binge Alcohol3 25.1 6.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 47.7 14.9
     Marijuana 40.7 8.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 27.1 9.4
     Cigarettes 40.3 14.7
     Alcohol 64.1 27.4
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 59.8 22.4
     Marijuana 50.4 12.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 39.2 16.0
     Cigarettes 60.1 25.8
     Alcohol 75.2 35.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.56A All or Most of the Students in Youths' Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Students in Youths' Grade Who Drink Alcoholic Beverages1
All/Most of Them
TOTAL 9,558
AGE  
     12–13 832
     14–15 3,477
     16–17 5,249
GENDER  
     Male 4,282
     Female 5,276
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 8,175
          White 6,514
          Black or African American 1,162
          American Indian or Alaska Native 60
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 269
          Two or More Races 144
     Hispanic or Latino 1,383
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 4,634
     Small Metro 2,927
     Nonmetro 1,996

(II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Drink Alcoholic Beverages1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,808 779
     Marijuana 1,405 465
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 815 433
     Cigarettes 2,037 836
     Alcohol 3,087 943
          Binge Alcohol3 1,953 457
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,335 1,651
     Marijuana 2,620 995
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,977 1,028
     Cigarettes 3,055 1,493
     Alcohol 5,510 2,394
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,346 2,516
     Marijuana 3,315 1,375
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,938 1,777
     Cigarettes 4,744 2,687
     Alcohol 6,490 3,325
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.56B All or Most of the Students in Youths' Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Students in Youths' Grade Who Drink Alcoholic Beverages1
All/Most of Them
TOTAL 44.1
AGE  
     12–13 12.2
     14–15 46.1
     16–17 72.0
GENDER  
     Male 38.7
     Female 49.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 44.3
          White 46.1
          Black or African American 39.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 39.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 32.4
          Two or More Races 42.4
     Hispanic or Latino 42.7
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 42.6
     Small Metro 45.3
     Nonmetro 46.0

(II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Drink Alcoholic Beverages1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.9 6.4
     Marijuana 14.7 3.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 8.5 3.6
     Cigarettes 21.3 6.9
     Alcohol 32.3 7.8
          Binge Alcohol3 20.4 3.8
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 34.9 13.6
     Marijuana 27.4 8.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.7 8.5
     Cigarettes 32.0 12.3
     Alcohol 57.7 19.8
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 45.5 20.8
     Marijuana 34.7 11.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 30.7 14.7
     Cigarettes 49.6 22.2
     Alcohol 67.9 27.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.57A All or Most of the Students in Youths' Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Students in Youths' Grade Who Get Drunk at Least Once a Week1
All/Most of Them
TOTAL 3,918
AGE  
     12–13 197
     14–15 1,233
     16–17 2,488
GENDER  
     Male 1,612
     Female 2,306
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,334
          White 2,521
          Black or African American 602
          American Indian or Alaska Native 44
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 90
          Two or More Races 65
     Hispanic or Latino 584
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 1,924
     Small Metro 1,213
     Nonmetro 780

(II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Get Drunk at Least Once a Week1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 961 1,607
     Marijuana 735 1,122
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 461 777
     Cigarettes 1,054 1,805
     Alcohol 1,477 2,514
          Binge Alcohol3 1,040 1,351
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,604 3,330
     Marijuana 1,280 2,308
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,007 1,963
     Cigarettes 1,492 3,022
     Alcohol 2,384 5,440
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,101 4,700
     Marijuana 1,633 3,022
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,483 3,191
     Cigarettes 2,202 5,146
     Alcohol 2,773 6,938
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.57B All or Most of the Students in Youths' Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Students in Youths' Grade Who Get Drunk at Least Once a Week1
All/Most of Them
TOTAL 18.3
AGE  
     12–13 2.9
     14–15 16.5
     16–17 34.5
GENDER  
     Male 14.7
     Female 22.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18.3
          White 17.9
          Black or African American 21.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 29.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 11.1
          Two or More Races 19.2
     Hispanic or Latino 18.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 17.9
     Small Metro 19.0
     Nonmetro 18.1

(II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Get Drunk at Least Once a Week1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 24.5 9.2
     Marijuana 18.8 6.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.8 4.4
     Cigarettes 26.9 10.3
     Alcohol 37.7 14.4
          Binge Alcohol3 26.6 7.7
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 41.0 19.0
     Marijuana 32.7 13.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 25.7 11.2
     Cigarettes 38.1 17.3
     Alcohol 60.8 31.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 53.6 26.8
     Marijuana 41.7 17.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 37.8 18.2
     Cigarettes 56.2 29.4
     Alcohol 70.8 39.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.58A Parents Always or Sometimes Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 17,553
AGE  
     12–13 6,376
     14–15 6,147
     16–17 5,030
GENDER  
     Male 9,262
     Female 8,291
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,924
          White 11,372
          Black or African American 2,415
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 674
          Two or More Races 276
     Hispanic or Latino 2,630
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 8,824
     Small Metro 5,198
     Nonmetro 3,531

(II) Drug Use Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,649 971
     Marijuana 1,153 736
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 783 478
     Cigarettes 1,818 1,113
     Alcohol 2,617 1,457
          Binge Alcohol3 1,508 923
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,309 1,749
     Marijuana 2,315 1,349
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,946 1,098
     Cigarettes 3,007 1,622
     Alcohol 5,428 2,580
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,706 2,261
     Marijuana 3,064 1,693
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,194 1,593
     Cigarettes 5,174 2,396
     Alcohol 6,912 3,049
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.58B Parents Always or Sometimes Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 78.4
AGE  
     12–13 89.0
     14–15 78.8
     16–17 67.9
GENDER  
     Male 81.0
     Female 75.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 78.4
          White 78.1
          Black or African American 80.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 77.4
          Two or More Races 76.8
     Hispanic or Latino 78.7
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 78.7
     Small Metro 77.7
     Nonmetro 79.0

(II) Drug Use Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.4 20.1
     Marijuana 6.6 15.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.5 9.9
     Cigarettes 10.4 23.1
     Alcohol 14.9 30.2
          Binge Alcohol3 8.6 19.1
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.9 36.2
     Marijuana 13.2 28.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.1 22.8
     Cigarettes 17.1 33.6
     Alcohol 30.9 53.5
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 26.8 46.9
     Marijuana 17.5 35.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.2 33.0
     Cigarettes 29.5 49.7
     Alcohol 39.4 63.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.59A Parents Always or Sometimes Provided Help with Youths' Homework in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 18,204
AGE  
     12–13 6,549
     14–15 6,295
     16–17 5,360
GENDER  
     Male 9,370
     Female 8,834
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,738
          White 12,229
          Black or African American 2,422
          American Indian or Alaska Native 122
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 633
          Two or More Races 287
     Hispanic or Latino 2,466
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 9,082
     Small Metro 5,411
     Nonmetro 3,711

(II) Drug Use Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,802 814
     Marijuana 1,259 628
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 887 373
     Cigarettes 2,009 921
     Alcohol 2,876 1,195
          Binge Alcohol3 1,681 745
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,593 1,458
     Marijuana 2,509 1,151
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,167 871
     Cigarettes 3,289 1,335
     Alcohol 5,807 2,188
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,002 1,954
     Marijuana 3,298 1,451
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,412 1,368
     Cigarettes 5,518 2,042
     Alcohol 7,309 2,638
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.59B Parents Always or Sometimes Provided Help with Youths' Homework in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 81.4
AGE  
     12–13 91.3
     14–15 80.8
     16–17 72.5
GENDER  
     Male 82.1
     Female 80.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 82.8
          White 84.1
          Black or African American 80.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 77.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 73.3
          Two or More Races 79.6
     Hispanic or Latino 73.9
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 81.1
     Small Metro 80.9
     Nonmetro 83.1

(II) Drug Use Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.9 19.6
     Marijuana 6.9 15.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.9 9.0
     Cigarettes 11.0 22.2
     Alcohol 15.8 28.8
          Binge Alcohol3 9.2 18.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 19.7 35.2
     Marijuana 13.8 27.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.9 21.0
     Cigarettes 18.1 32.2
     Alcohol 31.9 52.7
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 27.5 47.1
     Marijuana 18.1 35.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.7 33.0
     Cigarettes 30.3 49.2
     Alcohol 40.2 63.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.60A Parents Always or Sometimes Limited the Amount of Time Youths Spent Out with Friends on School Nights in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Spent Out with Friends on School Nights in the Past Year (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Spent Out With Friends on School Nights1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 15,731
AGE  
     12–13 5,295
     14–15 5,581
     16–17 4,855
GENDER  
     Male 7,860
     Female 7,871
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 13,334
          White 10,133
          Black or African American 2,163
          American Indian or Alaska Native 105
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 626
          Two or More Races 261
     Hispanic or Latino 2,397
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 7,857
     Small Metro 4,749
     Nonmetro 3,125

(II) Drug Use Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Spent Out With Friends on School Nights1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,647 976
     Marijuana 1,163 730
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 788 474
     Cigarettes 1,897 1,034
     Alcohol 2,560 1,513
          Binge Alcohol3 1,489 944
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,320 1,730
     Marijuana 2,366 1,296
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,963 1,077
     Cigarettes 3,045 1,578
     Alcohol 5,316 2,675
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,573 2,377
     Marijuana 3,088 1,665
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,081 1,688
     Cigarettes 5,073 2,475
     Alcohol 6,637 3,301
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.60B Parents Always or Sometimes Limited the Amount of Time Youths Spent Out with Friends on School Nights in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Spent Out with Friends on School Nights in the Past Year (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Spent Out With Friends on School Nights1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 70.7
AGE  
     12–13 74.9
     14–15 71.8
     16–17 65.6
GENDER  
     Male 69.3
     Female 72.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 70.5
          White 70.0
          Black or African American 72.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 67.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 72.2
          Two or More Races 72.7
     Hispanic or Latino 72.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 70.4
     Small Metro 71.4
     Nonmetro 70.5

(II) Drug Use Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Spent Out With Friends on School Nights1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.5 15.0
     Marijuana 7.4 11.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.0 7.3
     Cigarettes 12.1 15.9
     Alcohol 16.3 23.2
          Binge Alcohol3 9.5 14.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.1 26.6
     Marijuana 15.0 19.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.5 16.5
     Cigarettes 19.4 24.2
     Alcohol 33.8 41.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 29.1 36.5
     Marijuana 19.6 25.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.6 25.9
     Cigarettes 32.2 38.0
     Alcohol 42.2 50.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.61A Parents Always or Sometimes Made Youths Do Chores Around the House in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 21,561
AGE  
     12–13 7,316
     14–15 7,465
     16–17 6,780
GENDER  
     Male 10,999
     Female 10,562
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,259
          White 13,572
          Black or African American 3,287
          American Indian or Alaska Native 160
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 820
          Two or More Races 345
     Hispanic or Latino 3,302
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,717
     Small Metro 6,473
     Nonmetro 4,371

(II) Drug Use Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,418 450
     Marijuana 1,697 321
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,187 228
     Cigarettes 2,694 509
     Alcohol 3,668 682
          Binge Alcohol3 2,174 463
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,683 796
     Marijuana 3,313 584
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,815 511
     Cigarettes 4,265 765
     Alcohol 7,299 1,244
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6,492 1,122
     Marijuana 4,349 741
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,448 816
     Cigarettes 7,036 1,186
     Alcohol 9,182 1,541
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.61B Parents Always or Sometimes Made Youths Do Chores Around the House in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 87.4
AGE  
     12–13 88.6
     14–15 88.4
     16–17 85.0
GENDER  
     Male 87.3
     Female 87.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 87.9
          White 87.6
          Black or African American 91.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 85.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 81.3
          Two or More Races 88.3
     Hispanic or Latino 84.3
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 86.6
     Small Metro 88.0
     Nonmetro 88.4

(II) Drug Use Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 11.2 14.4
     Marijuana 7.9 10.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.5 7.3
     Cigarettes 12.5 16.3
     Alcohol 17.0 21.9
          Binge Alcohol3 10.1 14.9
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.7 25.5
     Marijuana 15.4 18.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 13.1 16.4
     Cigarettes 19.8 24.5
     Alcohol 33.9 39.9
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 30.1 36.0
     Marijuana 20.2 23.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 20.6 26.2
     Cigarettes 32.6 38.0
     Alcohol 42.6 49.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.62A Parents Always or Sometimes Limited the Amount of Time Youths Watched TV in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Watched TV (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Watched TV1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 9,089
AGE  
     12–13 4,002
     14–15 2,983
     16–17 2,104
GENDER  
     Male 4,638
     Female 4,451
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,510
          White 5,379
          Black or African American 1,383
          American Indian or Alaska Native 76
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 506
          Two or More Races 129
     Hispanic or Latino 1,579
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 4,798
     Small Metro 2,599
     Nonmetro 1,692

(II) Drug Use Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Watched TV1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 644 2,220
     Marijuana 380 1,632
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 361 1,056
     Cigarettes 647 2,549
     Alcohol 921 3,423
          Binge Alcohol3 518 2,117
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,322 4,144
     Marijuana 772 3,118
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 860 2,457
     Cigarettes 1,168 3,853
     Alcohol 2,075 6,458
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,924 5,674
     Marijuana 1,038 4,045
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,404 3,850
     Cigarettes 2,006 6,200
     Alcohol 2,758 7,950
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.62B Parents Always or Sometimes Limited the Amount of Time Youths Watched TV in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Watched TV (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Watched TV1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 36.9
AGE  
     12–13 48.6
     14–15 35.3
     16–17 26.4
GENDER  
     Male 36.9
     Female 36.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 36.2
          White 34.8
          Black or African American 38.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 40.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 50.0
          Two or More Races 33.2
     Hispanic or Latino 40.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 38.8
     Small Metro 35.4
     Nonmetro 34.3

(II) Drug Use Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Watched TV1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 7.1 14.3
     Marijuana 4.2 10.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.0 6.8
     Cigarettes 7.1 16.4
     Alcohol 10.1 22.0
          Binge Alcohol3 5.7 13.6
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 14.5 26.7
     Marijuana 8.5 20.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 9.5 15.8
     Cigarettes 12.9 24.8
     Alcohol 22.8 41.6
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 21.2 36.5
     Marijuana 11.4 26.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 15.4 24.8
     Cigarettes 22.1 39.9
     Alcohol 30.3 51.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.63A Parents Always or Sometimes Let Youths Know in the Past Year They Had Done a Good Job, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Let Youths Know They Had Done a Good Job (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Let Youths Know Youths Had Done a Good Job1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 21,175
AGE  
     12–13 7,454
     14–15 7,178
     16–17 6,542
GENDER  
     Male 11,003
     Female 10,171
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,945
          White 13,574
          Black or African American 3,008
          American Indian or Alaska Native 163
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 803
          Two or More Races 332
     Hispanic or Latino 3,230
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,577
     Small Metro 6,299
     Nonmetro 4,299

(II) Drug Use Parents Let Youths Know Youths Had Done a Good Job1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,170 702
     Marijuana 1,535 485
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,057 362
     Cigarettes 2,455 743
     Alcohol 3,396 959
          Binge Alcohol3 2,059 578
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,291 1,184
     Marijuana 3,019 874
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,554 773
     Cigarettes 3,918 1,106
     Alcohol 6,871 1,671
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 6,010 1,604
     Marijuana 3,963 1,124
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,088 1,176
     Cigarettes 6,584 1,634
     Alcohol 8,628 2,093
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.63B Parents Always or Sometimes Let Youths Know in the Past Year They Had Done a Good Job, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Let Youths Know They Had Done a Good Job (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Let Youths Know Youths Had Done a Good Job1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 85.8
AGE  
     12–13 90.3
     14–15 85.0
     16–17 81.9
GENDER  
     Male 87.2
     Female 84.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 86.4
          White 87.6
          Black or African American 83.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 86.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 79.4
          Two or More Races 84.7
     Hispanic or Latino 82.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 85.3
     Small Metro 85.7
     Nonmetro 87.0

(II) Drug Use Parents Let Youths Know Youths Had Done a Good Job1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.2 20.0
     Marijuana 7.2 13.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.0 10.3
     Cigarettes 11.6 21.1
     Alcohol 16.0 27.3
          Binge Alcohol3 9.7 16.4
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 20.3 33.7
     Marijuana 14.3 24.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.1 22.0
     Cigarettes 18.5 31.5
     Alcohol 32.4 47.5
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.4 45.6
     Marijuana 18.7 32.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.3 33.5
     Cigarettes 31.1 46.5
     Alcohol 40.7 59.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.64A Parents Always or Sometimes Told Youths in the Past Year They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Said They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Told Youths They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 21,012
AGE  
     12–13 7,468
     14–15 7,081
     16–17 6,463
GENDER  
     Male 10,930
     Female 10,082
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,759
          White 13,410
          Black or African American 3,004
          American Indian or Alaska Native 167
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 787
          Two or More Races 327
     Hispanic or Latino 3,253
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,484
     Small Metro 6,269
     Nonmetro 4,259

(II) Drug Use Parents Told Youths They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,144 727
     Marijuana 1,520 497
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,049 370
     Cigarettes 2,434 767
     Alcohol 3,394 961
          Binge Alcohol3 2,031 605
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,214 1,267
     Marijuana 2,973 923
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,517 812
     Cigarettes 3,862 1,166
     Alcohol 6,784 1,760
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,928 1,688
     Marijuana 3,905 1,185
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4,050 1,217
     Cigarettes 6,459 1,763
     Alcohol 8,572 2,152
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.64B Parents Always or Sometimes Told Youths in the Past Year They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Said They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Parents Told Youths They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done1
Always/Sometimes
TOTAL 85.1
AGE  
     12–13 90.4
     14–15 83.9
     16–17 81.0
GENDER  
     Male 86.7
     Female 83.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 85.5
          White 86.5
          Black or African American 83.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 89.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 78.1
          Two or More Races 83.5
     Hispanic or Latino 83.0
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 84.6
     Small Metro 85.3
     Nonmetro 86.2

(II) Drug Use Parents Told Youths They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 10.2 19.8
     Marijuana 7.2 13.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 5.0 10.1
     Cigarettes 11.6 20.9
     Alcohol 16.2 26.1
          Binge Alcohol3 9.7 16.5
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 20.1 34.5
     Marijuana 14.2 25.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 12.0 22.1
     Cigarettes 18.4 31.7
     Alcohol 32.3 47.9
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 28.2 45.9
     Marijuana 18.6 32.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 19.3 33.1
     Cigarettes 30.7 48.0
     Alcohol 40.8 58.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.65A Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent Nine or Fewer Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Youths Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Times Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent1
9 or Fewer
TOTAL 18,983
AGE  
     12–13 6,918
     14–15 6,225
     16–17 5,840
GENDER  
     Male 10,242
     Female 8,741
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,819
          White 11,295
          Black or African American 3,172
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 848
          Two or More Races 296
     Hispanic or Latino 3,164
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 9,512
     Small Metro 5,673
     Nonmetro 3,797

(II) Drug Use Times Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent1
9 or Fewer 10 or More
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,792 1,074
     Marijuana 1,217 799
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 872 545
     Cigarettes 2,000 1,191
     Alcohol 2,795 1,547
          Binge Alcohol3 1,693 940
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,510 1,960
     Marijuana 2,393 1,495
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,091 1,234
     Cigarettes 3,223 1,789
     Alcohol 5,691 2,825
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,115 2,472
     Marijuana 3,303 1,774
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,472 1,778
     Cigarettes 5,548 2,646
     Alcohol 7,368 3,318
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.65B Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent Nine or Fewer Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Youths Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Times Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent1
9 or Fewer
TOTAL 77.4
AGE  
     12–13 84.8
     14–15 74.1
     16–17 73.4
GENDER  
     Male 81.8
     Female 72.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 76.7
          White 73.5
          Black or African American 88.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 84.2
          Two or More Races 77.0
     Hispanic or Latino 81.2
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 77.3
     Small Metro 77.7
     Nonmetro 77.3

(II) Drug Use Times Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent1
9 or Fewer 10 or More
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 9.4 19.4
     Marijuana 6.4 14.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.6 9.8
     Cigarettes 10.5 21.5
     Alcohol 14.7 28.0
          Binge Alcohol3 8.9 17.0
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.5 35.4
     Marijuana 12.6 27.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 11.0 22.3
     Cigarettes 17.0 32.3
     Alcohol 30.0 51.1
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 26.9 44.7
     Marijuana 17.4 32.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 18.3 32.1
     Cigarettes 29.2 47.8
     Alcohol 38.8 60.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.66A Close Friends Would Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 20,780
AGE  
     12–13 7,470
     14–15 7,059
     16–17 6,251
GENDER  
     Male 10,254
     Female 10,525
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,503
          White 13,038
          Black or African American 3,001
          American Indian or Alaska Native 143
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 943
          Two or More Races 323
     Hispanic or Latino 3,276
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,558
     Small Metro 6,164
     Nonmetro 4,057

(II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,786 1,065
     Marijuana 1,180 821
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 868 547
     Cigarettes 1,857 1,320
     Alcohol 3,025 1,310
          Binge Alcohol3 1,674 955
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 3,763 1,687
     Marijuana 2,504 1,373
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 2,234 1,074
     Cigarettes 3,250 1,749
     Alcohol 6,376 2,137
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5,442 2,131
     Marijuana 3,422 1,643
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,689 1,543
     Cigarettes 5,896 2,278
     Alcohol 8,158 2,516
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.66B Close Friends Would Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 84.8
AGE  
     12–13 91.8
     14–15 84.0
     16–17 78.5
GENDER  
     Male 82.2
     Female 87.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 84.9
          White 84.5
          Black or African American 84.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 76.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 94.6
          Two or More Races 83.8
     Hispanic or Latino 84.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 85.9
     Small Metro 84.5
     Nonmetro 82.5

(II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 8.6 28.6
     Marijuana 5.7 22.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 4.2 14.7
     Cigarettes 8.9 35.5
     Alcohol 14.6 35.2
          Binge Alcohol3 8.1 25.6
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 18.1 45.3
     Marijuana 12.0 36.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 10.8 28.8
     Cigarettes 15.6 47.0
     Alcohol 30.7 57.4
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 26.2 57.2
     Marijuana 16.5 44.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 17.8 41.4
     Cigarettes 28.4 61.2
     Alcohol 39.3 67.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.67A Close Friends Would Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 19,602
AGE  
     12–13 7,454
     14–15 6,678
     16–17 5,470
GENDER  
     Male 9,605
     Female 9,997
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,443
          White 12,127
          Black or African American 2,908
          American Indian or Alaska Native 137
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 917
          Two or More Races 300
     Hispanic or Latino 3,159
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 9,853
     Small Metro 5,786
     Nonmetro 3,963

(II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,133 1,718
     Marijuana 583 1,420
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 688 726
     Cigarettes 1,488 1,688
     Alcohol 2,305 2,026
          Binge Alcohol3 1,198 1,427
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,692 2,760
     Marijuana 1,486 2,393
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,745 1,563
     Cigarettes 2,671 2,327
     Alcohol 5,260 3,250
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,312 3,262
     Marijuana 2,307 2,760
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,049 2,185
     Cigarettes 5,036 3,137
     Alcohol 7,031 3,644
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.67B Close Friends Would Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 80.0
AGE  
     12–13 91.6
     14–15 79.5
     16–17 68.7
GENDER  
     Male 77.0
     Female 83.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 79.8
          White 78.7
          Black or African American 81.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 73.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 92.2
          Two or More Races 77.8
     Hispanic or Latino 81.4
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 80.2
     Small Metro 79.4
     Nonmetro 80.6

(II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 5.8 35.1
     Marijuana 3.0 29.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3.5 14.8
     Cigarettes 7.6 34.5
     Alcohol 11.8 41.4
          Binge Alcohol3 6.1 29.1
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 13.7 56.4
     Marijuana 7.6 48.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 8.9 31.9
     Cigarettes 13.6 47.5
     Alcohol 26.8 66.4
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 22.0 66.6
     Marijuana 11.8 56.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 15.6 44.6
     Cigarettes 25.7 64.1
     Alcohol 35.9 74.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.68A Close Friends Would Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 20,038
AGE  
     12–13 7,491
     14–15 6,874
     16–17 5,673
GENDER  
     Male 9,815
     Female 10,223
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,865
          White 12,535
          Black or African American 2,914
          American Indian or Alaska Native 134
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 920
          Two or More Races 307
     Hispanic or Latino 3,173
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 10,089
     Small Metro 5,905
     Nonmetro 4,044

(II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
PAST MONTH    
     Any Illicit Drug2 1,167 1,681
     Marijuana 584 1,419
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 712 698
     Cigarettes 1,571 1,603
     Alcohol 2,428 1,900
          Binge Alcohol3 1,246 1,377
PAST YEAR    
     Any Illicit Drug2 2,858 2,587
     Marijuana 1,623 2,252
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 1,786 1,519
     Cigarettes 2,803 2,192
     Alcohol 5,526 2,979
LIFETIME    
     Any Illicit Drug2 4,538 3,025
     Marijuana 2,474 2,587
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2 3,142 2,085
     Cigarettes 5,250 2,918
     Alcohol 7,321 3,349
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002.

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Table 3.68B Close Friends Would Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II) among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002
(I) Demographic Characteristic Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove
TOTAL 81.9
AGE  
     12–13 92.2
     14–15 81.9
     16–17 71.3
GENDER  
     Male 78.8
     Female 85.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE  
     Not Hispanic or Latino 81.8
          White 81.3
          Black or African American 82.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 71.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *
          Asian 92.5
          Two or More Races 79.5
     Hispanic or Latino 81.9
COUNTY TYPE  
     Large Metro 82.2
     Small Metro 81.0
     Nonmetro 82.3

(II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings About Youths Using Mariju