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Figure 3 is titled "Past Month Illicit Drug Use, by Age: 2003." It is a bar graph, where the horizontal axis represents age in years, and the vertical axis represents the percentage using in the past month. There are 14 categories of age. For each age category, the percentage using illicit drugs in the past month is as follows:

Among 12 to 13 year olds, 3.8% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 14 to 15 year olds, 10.9% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 16 to 17 year olds, 19.2% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 18 to 20 year olds, 23.3% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 21 to 25 year olds, 18.3% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 26 to 29 year olds, 13.4% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 30 to 34 year olds, 8.8% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 35 to 39 year olds, 8.4% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 40 to 44 year olds, 8.1% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 45 to 49 year olds, 6.8% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 50 to 54 year olds, 3.9% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 55 to 59 year olds, 2.0% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 60 to 64 year olds, 1.1% used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among persons 65 or older, 0.6% used illicit drugs in the past month.

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