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2003 National Survey on Drug Use & Health:  Detailed Tables

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Table  2.1A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 171,838 172,843 84,731 83,415 71,499 70,757
     Cigarettes 162,553 163,240 71,310 69,853 61,136 60,434
     Smokeless Tobacco 46,870 46,065 10,577 10,347 7,787 7,725
     Cigars 88,053 88,096 25,928 25,386 12,751 12,837
     Pipe Tobacco2 40,003 40,064 -- -- 1,816 1,619
ALCOHOL 195,452 197,533 155,476 154,540 119,820 118,965
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 53,787 53,770
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 15,860 16,144
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.1B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 73.1 72.7 36.0 35.1 30.4 29.8
     Cigarettes 69.1 68.7 30.3 29.4 26.0 25.4
     Smokeless Tobacco 19.9 19.4 4.5 4.4 3.3 3.3
     Cigars 37.4 37.1 11.0 10.7 5.4 5.4
     Pipe Tobacco2 17.0 16.9 -- -- 0.8 0.7
ALCOHOL 83.1 83.1 66.1a 65.0 51.0 50.1
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 22.9 22.6
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 6.7 6.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.2A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 9,113a 8,631 5,839 5,634 3,767 3,610
     Cigarettes 8,242a 7,752 5,037a 4,737 3,209 3,044
     Smokeless Tobacco 1,975 1,897 1,063 1,034 487 511
     Cigars 4,033a 3,776 2,511 2,487 1,117 1,115
     Pipe Tobacco2 687 640 -- -- 137 160
ALCOHOL 10,747 10,713 8,564 8,563 4,365 4,425
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 2,641 2,658
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 630 652
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.2B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 36.8b 34.5 23.6a 22.5 15.2 14.4
     Cigarettes 33.3b 31.0 20.3b 19.0 13.0 12.2
     Smokeless Tobacco 8.0 7.6 4.3 4.1 2.0 2.0
     Cigars 16.3a 15.1 10.1 10.0 4.5 4.5
     Pipe Tobacco2 2.8 2.6 -- -- 0.6 0.6
ALCOHOL 43.4 42.9 34.6 34.3 17.6 17.7
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 10.7 10.6
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 2.5 2.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.3A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 23,426 23,723 17,028 17,073 14,049 14,201
     Cigarettes 22,099 22,267 15,214 15,113 12,650 12,764
     Smokeless Tobacco 7,367 6,977 2,489 2,485 1,502 1,486
     Cigars 14,148 14,327 7,034 7,196 3,417 3,623
     Pipe Tobacco2 2,495 2,441 -- -- 332 292
ALCOHOL 26,889 27,622 24,153 24,778 18,759 19,466
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 12,699 13,188
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 4,625 4,788
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.3B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 75.5 74.8 54.9 53.8 45.3 44.8
     Cigarettes 71.2 70.2 49.0a 47.6 40.8 40.2
     Smokeless Tobacco 23.7b 22.0 8.0 7.8 4.8 4.7
     Cigars 45.6 45.2 22.7 22.7 11.0 11.4
     Pipe Tobacco2 8.0 7.7 -- -- 1.1 0.9
ALCOHOL 86.7 87.1 77.9 78.1 60.5 61.4
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 40.9 41.6
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 14.9 15.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.4A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 139,299 140,489 61,864 60,708 53,683 52,946
     Cigarettes 132,212 133,221 51,060 50,004 45,278 44,626
     Smokeless Tobacco 37,528 37,190 7,025 6,827 5,797 5,728
     Cigars 69,872 69,992 16,382 15,702 8,217 8,099
     Pipe Tobacco2 36,821 36,983 -- -- 1,347 1,166
ALCOHOL 157,816 159,198 122,759 121,200 96,696 95,073
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 38,447 37,924
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 10,605 10,704
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.4B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 77.7 77.6 34.5 33.5 29.9 29.3
     Cigarettes 73.7 73.6 28.5 27.6 25.2 24.7
     Smokeless Tobacco 20.9 20.6 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.2
     Cigars 39.0 38.7 9.1 8.7 4.6 4.5
     Pipe Tobacco2 20.5 20.4 -- -- 0.8 0.6
ALCOHOL 88.0 88.0 68.4a 67.0 53.9 52.5
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 21.4 21.0
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 5.9 5.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.5A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or 13: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 1,355b 1,181 699a 598 314 273
     Cigarettes 1,160b 984 599b 471 265 214
     Smokeless Tobacco 236 251 106 104 43 44
     Cigars 420 372 193 192 56 66
     Pipe Tobacco2 88 96 -- -- 27 31
ALCOHOL 1,501 1,538 1,004 1,028 356 382
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 150 132
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 22 13
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.5B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or 13: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 16.4b 14.0 8.4a 7.1 3.8 3.2
     Cigarettes 14.0b 11.6 7.2b 5.6 3.2a 2.5
     Smokeless Tobacco 2.8 3.0 1.3 1.2 0.5 0.5
     Cigars 5.1 4.4 2.3 2.3 0.7 0.8
     Pipe Tobacco2 1.1 1.1 -- -- 0.3 0.4
ALCOHOL 18.1 18.2 12.1 12.2 4.3 4.5
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1.8 1.6
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 0.3 0.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.6A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 14 or 15: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 3,177a 2,934 1,940 1,868 1,133 1,099
     Cigarettes 2,874b 2,595 1,669 1,544 949 909
     Smokeless Tobacco 608 568 326 335 148 155
     Cigars 1,283 1,153 778 762 319 322
     Pipe Tobacco2 256 208 -- -- 55 44
ALCOHOL 3,823 3,644 2,966 2,882 1,405 1,406
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 780 773
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 159 180
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.6B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 14 or 15: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 37.5 35.5 22.9 22.6 13.4 13.3
     Cigarettes 33.9a 31.4 19.7 18.7 11.2 11.0
     Smokeless Tobacco 7.2 6.9 3.9 4.1 1.7 1.9
     Cigars 15.1 14.0 9.2 9.2 3.8 3.9
     Pipe Tobacco2 3.0 2.5 -- -- 0.7 0.5
ALCOHOL 45.1 44.1 35.0 34.9 16.6 17.0
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 9.2 9.4
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1.9 2.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.7A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 16 or 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 4,581 4,516 3,200 3,168 2,320 2,238
     Cigarettes 4,208 4,174 2,769 2,721 1,995 1,921
     Smokeless Tobacco 1,131 1,078 630 595 296 312
     Cigars 2,331 2,251 1,541 1,533 742 728
     Pipe Tobacco2 343 336 -- -- 55 85
ALCOHOL 5,422 5,532 4,594 4,653 2,604 2,638
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1,711 1,753
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 449 459
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.7B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 16 or 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 57.3a 54.5 40.0 38.2 29.0a 27.0
     Cigarettes 52.6 50.4 34.6 32.9 24.9 23.2
     Smokeless Tobacco 14.1 13.0 7.9 7.2 3.7 3.8
     Cigars 29.1a 27.2 19.3 18.5 9.3 8.8
     Pipe Tobacco2 4.3 4.1 -- -- 0.7 1.0
ALCOHOL 67.8 66.8 57.4 56.2 32.6 31.8
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 21.4 21.2
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 5.6 5.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.8A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 20: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 9,010 8,884 6,760 6,624 5,414 5,340
     Cigarettes 8,422 8,264 5,967 5,802 4,811 4,771
     Smokeless Tobacco 2,602a 2,347 1,140 1,097 636 581
     Cigars 5,409 5,183 3,271 3,190 1,624 1,654
     Pipe Tobacco2 909 809 -- -- 180 153
ALCOHOL 10,164 10,223 8,928 8,991 6,348 6,451
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 4,534 4,531
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1,671 1,645
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.8B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 20: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 72.4 70.9 54.3 52.9 43.5 42.6
     Cigarettes 67.7 66.0 47.9 46.3 38.7 38.1
     Smokeless Tobacco 20.9b 18.7 9.2 8.8 5.1 4.6
     Cigars 43.5a 41.4 26.3 25.5 13.0 13.2
     Pipe Tobacco2 7.3 6.5 -- -- 1.4 1.2
ALCOHOL 81.7 81.6 71.7 71.8 51.0 51.5
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 36.4 36.2
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 13.4 13.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.9A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 to 25: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 14,416 14,839 10,268 10,449 8,635 8,861
     Cigarettes 13,677 14,003 9,246 9,311 7,839 7,994
     Smokeless Tobacco 4,765 4,630 1,349 1,388 866 904
     Cigars 8,738 9,144 3,763 4,006 1,794 1,969
     Pipe Tobacco2 1,586 1,632 -- -- 152 139
ALCOHOL 16,725 17,399 15,225 15,787 12,411 13,016
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 8,165 8,657
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 2,954 3,144
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.9B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 21 to 25: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 77.6 77.3 55.3 54.4 46.5 46.1
     Cigarettes 73.6 72.9 49.8 48.5 42.2 41.6
     Smokeless Tobacco 25.7a 24.1 7.3 7.2 4.7 4.7
     Cigars 47.0 47.6 20.3 20.9 9.7 10.3
     Pipe Tobacco2 8.5 8.5 -- -- 0.8 0.7
ALCOHOL 90.0 90.6 82.0 82.2 66.8 67.8
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 44.0 45.1
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 15.9 16.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.10A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 to 34: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 27,306 27,147 15,948 15,867 13,423 13,561
     Cigarettes 25,661 25,266 13,429 13,460 11,494 11,667
     Smokeless Tobacco 10,326 9,841 2,340 2,362 1,863 1,843
     Cigars 14,679 14,903 5,052 4,775 2,320 2,420
     Pipe Tobacco2 3,349 3,261 -- -- 175 172
ALCOHOL 31,725 31,575 27,393 27,306 21,594 21,060
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 11,642 11,498
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 3,179 3,289
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.10B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 to 34: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 77.7 77.7 45.4 45.4 38.2 38.8
     Cigarettes 73.0 72.3 38.2 38.5 32.7 33.4
     Smokeless Tobacco 29.4 28.2 6.7 6.8 5.3 5.3
     Cigars 41.7 42.6 14.4 13.7 6.6 6.9
     Pipe Tobacco2 9.5 9.3 -- -- 0.5 0.5
ALCOHOL 90.2 90.3 77.9 78.1 61.4 60.2
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 33.1 32.9
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 9.0 9.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.11A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 35 or Older: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 111,993 113,342 45,916 44,841 40,260 39,385
     Cigarettes 106,551 107,955 37,631 36,544 33,783 32,960
     Smokeless Tobacco 27,202 27,349 4,685 4,465 3,934 3,885
     Cigars 55,192 55,089 11,330 10,927 5,897 5,679
     Pipe Tobacco2 33,472 33,723 -- -- 1,172 994
ALCOHOL 126,091 127,623 95,365 93,894 75,102 74,013
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 26,806 26,426
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 7,427 7,415
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.11B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 35 or Older: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 77.7 77.6 31.8 30.7 27.9 27.0
     Cigarettes 73.9 73.9 26.1 25.0 23.4 22.6
     Smokeless Tobacco 18.9 18.7 3.2 3.1 2.7 2.7
     Cigars 38.3 37.7 7.9 7.5 4.1 3.9
     Pipe Tobacco2 23.2 23.1 -- -- 0.8 0.7
ALCOHOL 87.4 87.4 66.1a 64.3 52.1 50.7
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 18.6 18.1
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 5.2 5.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.12A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 162,725 164,212 78,892 77,781 67,732 67,147
     Cigarettes 154,311 155,488 66,273 65,116 57,928 57,391
     Smokeless Tobacco 44,895 44,167 9,514 9,312 7,299 7,214
     Cigars 84,020 84,320 23,417 22,898 11,634 11,722
     Pipe Tobacco2 39,316 39,424 -- -- 1,679 1,458
ALCOHOL 184,705 186,820 146,912 145,978 115,455 114,539
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 51,146 51,112
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 15,231 15,492
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.12B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 77.3 77.2 37.5 36.6 32.2 31.6
     Cigarettes 73.3 73.1 31.5 30.6 27.5 27.0
     Smokeless Tobacco 21.3 20.8 4.5 4.4 3.5 3.4
     Cigars 39.9 39.6 11.1 10.8 5.5 5.5
     Pipe Tobacco2 18.7 18.5 -- -- 0.8 0.7
ALCOHOL 87.8 87.8 69.8a 68.6 54.9 53.9
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 24.3 24.0
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 7.2 7.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.13A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 90,952 91,731 49,558 48,800 41,991 41,288
     Cigarettes 83,790 84,200 37,813 37,212 32,636 32,263
     Smokeless Tobacco 39,102 38,331 9,703 9,391 7,242 7,096
     Cigars 65,644 65,506 20,837 19,943 10,669 10,372
     Pipe Tobacco2 34,971 34,600 -- -- 1,487 1,400
ALCOHOL 98,138 99,314 80,308 79,999 65,210 65,927
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 35,456 35,565
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 12,216 11,958
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.13B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 80.1 79.8 43.6 42.4 37.0 35.9
     Cigarettes 73.8 73.2 33.3 32.4 28.7 28.1
     Smokeless Tobacco 34.4 33.3 8.5 8.2 6.4 6.2
     Cigars 57.8 57.0 18.3 17.3 9.4 9.0
     Pipe Tobacco2 30.8 30.1 -- -- 1.3 1.2
ALCOHOL 86.4 86.4 70.7 69.6 57.4 57.3
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 31.2 30.9
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 10.8 10.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.14A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 80,886 81,112 35,173 34,615 29,509 29,469
     Cigarettes 78,763 79,040 33,497 32,641 28,500 28,171
     Smokeless Tobacco 7,767 7,734 874 955 545 628
     Cigars 22,409 22,590 5,091 5,442 2,082a 2,465
     Pipe Tobacco2 5,032 5,464 -- -- 330 219
ALCOHOL 97,314 98,219 75,168 74,542 54,610 53,038
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 18,331 18,205
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 3,645a 4,186
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.14B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 66.6 66.1 28.9 28.2 24.3 24.0
     Cigarettes 64.8 64.4 27.6 26.6 23.4 23.0
     Smokeless Tobacco 6.4 6.3 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.5
     Cigars 18.4 18.4 4.2 4.4 1.7a 2.0
     Pipe Tobacco2 4.1 4.5 -- -- 0.3 0.2
ALCOHOL 80.1 80.1 61.8 60.8 44.9a 43.2
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 15.1 14.8
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 3.0a 3.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.15A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 4,855 4,609 3,142 3,047 2,019 1,988
     Cigarettes 4,193 3,944 2,499 2,354 1,556 1,514
     Smokeless Tobacco 1,576 1,533 888 892 436 479
     Cigars 2,620a 2,414 1,663 1,608 790 789
     Pipe Tobacco2 481 462 -- -- 89 121
ALCOHOL 5,490 5,346 4,211 4,102 2,200 2,185
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1,441 1,421
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 395 374
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.15B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 38.4b 36.1 24.8 23.9 16.0 15.6
     Cigarettes 33.2b 30.9 19.8 18.4 12.3 11.9
     Smokeless Tobacco 12.5 12.0 7.0 7.0 3.4 3.7
     Cigars 20.7b 18.9 13.1 12.6 6.2 6.2
     Pipe Tobacco2 3.8 3.6 -- -- 0.7 0.9
ALCOHOL 43.4 41.9 33.3 32.1 17.4 17.1
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 11.4 11.1
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 3.1 2.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.16A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 4,258 4,022 2,697 2,587 1,748 1,622
     Cigarettes 4,049 3,808 2,538 2,383 1,653 1,530
     Smokeless Tobacco 399 364 175 142 51 32
     Cigars 1,413 1,362 848 879 327 326
     Pipe Tobacco2 206 178 -- -- 49 40
ALCOHOL 5,257 5,368 4,353 4,460 2,165 2,241
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1,200 1,237
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 235 278
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.16B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 35.2b 32.9 22.3 21.2 14.4a 13.3
     Cigarettes 33.4b 31.2 21.0a 19.5 13.6a 12.5
     Smokeless Tobacco 3.3 3.0 1.4 1.2 0.4 0.3
     Cigars 11.7 11.1 7.0 7.2 2.7 2.7
     Pipe Tobacco2 1.7 1.5 -- -- 0.4 0.3
ALCOHOL 43.4 43.9 36.0 36.5 17.9 18.3
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 9.9 10.1
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1.9 2.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.17A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males Aged 18 to 25: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 12,462 12,662 9,618 9,760 8,097 8,226
     Cigarettes 11,446 11,577 8,185 8,208 6,897 7,040
     Smokeless Tobacco 5,882 5,562 2,297 2,271 1,455 1,418
     Cigars 9,081 9,260 5,185 5,281 2,605 2,758
     Pipe Tobacco2 2,014 1,992 -- -- 262 228
ALCOHOL 13,660 13,944 12,438 12,790 10,129a 10,652
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 7,787 8,163
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 3,282 3,372
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

40512

Table  2.17B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Males Aged 18 to 25: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 80.3 79.5 61.9 61.3 52.1 51.7
     Cigarettes 73.7 72.7 52.7 51.6 44.4 44.2
     Smokeless Tobacco 37.9b 34.9 14.8 14.3 9.4 8.9
     Cigars 58.5 58.2 33.4 33.2 16.8 17.3
     Pipe Tobacco2 13.0 12.5 -- -- 1.7 1.4
ALCOHOL 88.0 87.6 80.1 80.3 65.2 66.9
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 50.2 51.3
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 21.1 21.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.18A Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females Aged 18 to 25: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 10,964 11,061 7,410 7,313 5,952 5,975
     Cigarettes 10,653 10,690 7,029 6,905 5,753 5,724
     Smokeless Tobacco 1,485 1,415 192 214 47 67
     Cigars 5,067 5,068 1,849 1,915 813 865
     Pipe Tobacco2 481 449 -- -- 69 65
ALCOHOL 13,229 13,678 11,716 11,987 8,630 8,814
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 4,911 5,025
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 1,343 1,417
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.18B Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Females Aged 18 to 25: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Drug TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
ANY TOBACCO1 70.8 70.0 47.8 46.3 38.4 37.8
     Cigarettes 68.7 67.6 45.4 43.7 37.1 36.2
     Smokeless Tobacco 9.6 8.9 1.2 1.4 0.3 0.4
     Cigars 32.7 32.1 11.9 12.1 5.2 5.5
     Pipe Tobacco2 3.1 2.8 -- -- 0.4 0.4
ALCOHOL 85.4 86.5 75.6 75.8 55.7 55.8
     Binge Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 31.7 31.8
          Heavy Alcohol Use3 -- -- -- -- 8.7 9.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.19A Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 171,838 172,843 84,731 83,415 71,499 70,757
12 447 398 209 188 89 89
13 908a 782 489a 410 226 184
14 1,366a 1,206 811 748 436 428
15 1,811 1,727 1,129 1,120 697 671
16 2,149 2,116 1,462 1,463 1,022 990
17 2,431 2,400 1,738 1,705 1,298 1,248
18 3,058 3,018 2,299 2,285 1,777 1,759
19 2,915 2,813 2,194 2,036 1,790 1,632
20 3,036 3,053 2,267 2,303 1,847 1,950
21 3,169 2,930 2,394a 2,129 2,052a 1,834
22 3,012 3,186 2,228 2,305 1,826 1,928
23 3,004 3,095 2,132 2,187 1,828 1,843
24 2,696 2,833 1,840 1,992 1,516a 1,700
25 2,535a 2,795 1,674 1,837 1,412 1,555
26–29 11,681 11,565 7,228 7,246 6,074 6,151
30–34 15,625 15,582 8,720 8,621 7,349 7,410
35–39 17,356 16,424 9,635b 8,520 8,446b 7,291
40–44 17,818 18,091 9,125 9,339 8,032 8,360
45–49 16,893 17,133 7,921 8,049 6,933 7,129
50–54 15,118 15,669 6,492 6,547 5,564 5,776
55–59 11,562 12,062 4,236 4,478 3,718 3,939
60–64 9,320 9,479 3,183 2,645 2,801 2,361
65 or Older 23,926 24,484 5,325 5,261 4,766 4,529
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.19B Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 73.1 72.7 36.0 35.1 30.4 29.8
12 10.9 9.7 5.1 4.6 2.2 2.2
13 21.7b 18.1 11.7a 9.5 5.4 4.2
14 31.3 29.2 18.6 18.1 10.0 10.4
15 44.0 41.8 27.5 27.1 17.0 16.2
16 53.1 50.5 36.1 34.9 25.3 23.6
17 61.6 58.6 44.0 41.7 32.8 30.5
18 70.1b 65.5 52.7 49.6 40.7 38.2
19 71.3 72.4 53.7 52.4 43.8 42.0
20 76.0 75.8 56.7 57.2 46.2 48.4
21 78.3a 74.7 59.1b 54.3 50.7a 46.7
22 77.9 79.3 57.6 57.4 47.2 48.0
23 78.8 77.3 56.0 54.6 48.0 46.0
24 76.5 77.9 52.2 54.8 43.0a 46.8
25 76.1 77.0 50.3 50.6 42.4 42.8
26–29 76.5 78.3 47.3 49.1 39.8 41.7
30–34 78.5 77.2 43.8 42.7 36.9 36.7
35–39 78.9 78.5 43.8 40.7 38.4a 34.8
40–44 81.2 79.7 41.6 41.2 36.6 36.8
45–49 79.7 80.0 37.4 37.6 32.7 33.3
50–54 80.4 78.4 34.5 32.7 29.6 28.9
55–59 78.7 80.9 28.8 30.0 25.3 26.4
60–64 80.3 80.6 27.4 22.5 24.1 20.1
65 or Older 70.4 71.4 15.7 15.3 14.0 13.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.20A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 162,553 163,240 71,310 69,853 61,136 60,434
12 376 322 180 146 68 70
13 783a 662 420b 325 197a 143
14 1,243b 1,056 708a 616 370 347
15 1,631 1,539 961 928 579 561
16 1,961 1,957 1,261 1,272 885 842
17 2,247 2,217 1,508 1,449 1,109 1,080
18 2,855 2,763 2,014 1,972 1,560 1,551
19 2,720 2,636 1,926 1,766 1,580 1,445
20 2,847 2,866 2,027 2,063 1,671 1,775
21 3,010 2,774 2,184b 1,891 1,870a 1,647
22 2,867 3,034 1,974 2,039 1,632 1,749
23 2,846 2,927 1,937 1,960 1,681 1,666
24 2,543 2,667 1,654 1,780 1,387 1,532
25 2,411 2,601 1,497 1,642 1,270 1,400
26–29 10,988 10,788 6,292 6,304 5,310 5,434
30–34 14,673 14,478 7,138 7,155 6,184 6,233
35–39 16,357 15,519 7,813a 6,875 7,045b 6,078
40–44 16,876 17,159 7,619 7,724 6,925 7,063
45–49 16,037 16,446 6,663 6,779 6,067 6,181
50–54 14,550 15,182 5,238 5,473 4,597 4,993
55–59 11,361 11,518 3,700 3,502 3,347 3,258
60–64 9,053 9,094 2,626 2,148 2,307 1,944
65 or Older 22,317 23,038 3,971 4,043 3,496 3,444
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.20B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 69.1 68.7 30.3 29.4 26.0 25.4
12 9.2 7.8 4.4 3.5 1.7 1.7
13 18.7b 15.3 10.0b 7.5 4.7a 3.3
14 28.5a 25.6 16.2 14.9 8.5 8.4
15 39.7 37.2 23.4 22.5 14.1 13.6
16 48.4 46.7 31.2 30.4 21.9 20.1
17 56.9 54.2 38.2 35.4 28.1 26.4
18 65.4b 60.0 46.2a 42.8 35.8 33.7
19 66.6 67.8 47.1 45.4 38.7 37.2
20 71.2 71.2 50.7 51.2 41.8 44.1
21 74.4a 70.7 54.0b 48.2 46.2a 42.0
22 74.1 75.6 51.1 50.8 42.2 43.5
23 74.7 73.1 50.8 48.9 44.1 41.6
24 72.2 73.4 46.9 49.0 39.4 42.1
25 72.4 71.7 45.0 45.2 38.1 38.6
26–29 72.0 73.1 41.2 42.7 34.8 36.8
30–34 73.8 71.7 35.9 35.4 31.1 30.9
35–39 74.4 74.2 35.5 32.9 32.0a 29.0
40–44 76.9 75.6 34.7 34.0 31.6 31.1
45–49 75.7 76.8 31.4 31.7 28.6 28.9
50–54 77.4 75.9 27.9 27.4 24.5 25.0
55–59 77.3 77.2 25.2 23.5 22.8 21.8
60–64 78.0 77.4 22.6 18.3 19.9 16.5
65 or Older 65.7 67.2 11.7 11.8 10.3 10.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.21A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 46,870 46,065 10,577 10,347 7,787 7,725
12 82 75 32 25 12 11
13 154 177 74 79 31 33
14 278 236 149 135 61 57
15 330 332 177 200 87 98
16 485 463 275 256 145 121
17 646 615 355 339 151 191
18 809 739 405 386 210 198
19 847a 721 372 321 216 175
20 946 887 363 390 210 208
21 991 875 312 302 192 184
22 949 945 310 295 186 184
23 1,011 981 324 320 216 208
24 979 964 236 273 137a 197
25 835 864 167 198 134 131
26–29 4,219 4,092 1,076 1,049 846 789
30–34 6,107 5,749 1,264 1,314 1,018 1,054
35–39 5,773 5,658 1,232 1,247 1,039 1,025
40–44 4,883 5,161 886 853 691 748
45–49 3,503 3,992 580 527 488 430
50–54 3,282 3,155 500 395 453 343
55–59 2,213 2,682 210 438 126a 417
60–64 2,083 1,709 418 267 378 214
65 or Older 5,466 4,993 860 738 760 707
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.21B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19.9 19.4 4.5 4.4 3.3 3.3
12 2.0 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3
13 3.7 4.1 1.8 1.8 0.7 0.8
14 6.4 5.7 3.4 3.3 1.4 1.4
15 8.0 8.0 4.3 4.8 2.1 2.4
16 12.0 11.1 6.8 6.1 3.6 2.9
17 16.3 15.0 9.0 8.3 3.8 4.7
18 18.5a 16.0 9.3 8.4 4.8 4.3
19 20.7 18.6 9.1 8.3 5.3 4.5
20 23.7 22.0 9.1 9.7 5.3 5.2
21 24.5 22.3 7.7 7.7 4.7 4.7
22 24.5 23.5 8.0 7.3 4.8 4.6
23 26.5 24.5 8.5 8.0 5.7 5.2
24 27.8 26.5 6.7 7.5 3.9a 5.4
25 25.1 23.8 5.0 5.5 4.0 3.6
26–29 27.6 27.7 7.0 7.1 5.5 5.3
30–34 30.7 28.5 6.4 6.5 5.1 5.2
35–39 26.2 27.0 5.6 6.0 4.7 4.9
40–44 22.3 22.7 4.0 3.8 3.2 3.3
45–49 16.5 18.6 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.0
50–54 17.5 15.8 2.7 2.0 2.4 1.7
55–59 15.1 18.0 1.4 2.9 0.9b 2.8
60–64 17.9 14.5 3.6 2.3 3.3 1.8
65 or Older 16.1 14.6 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.22A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 88,053 88,096 25,928 25,386 12,751 12,837
12 130 130 55 69 22 21
13 290 243 138 123 34 45
14 473 458 284 292 122 115
15 810a 695 494 471 197 206
16 1,097 979 713 670 329 331
17 1,233 1,272 827 864 413 396
18 1,737 1,682 1,181 1,148 551 576
19 1,768 1,619 1,067 999 566 516
20 1,904 1,882 1,022 1,043 506 561
21 1,995a 1,759 975 863 468 450
22 1,816 1,977 811 939 380 453
23 1,788 1,900 810 782 396 386
24 1,663 1,770 608a 729 292 355
25 1,476b 1,738 559a 693 259 325
26–29 6,496 6,707 2,391 2,237 1,163 1,214
30–34 8,184 8,196 2,662 2,537 1,157 1,206
35–39 9,078 8,333 2,837 2,383 1,310 1,052
40–44 9,474 8,910 2,500 2,475 1,328 1,322
45–49 8,934 9,042 2,249 2,035 1,184 1,091
50–54 7,758 7,926 1,675 1,718 974 869
55–59 5,469 6,178 826 1,088 437 547
60–64 4,371 4,244 397 423 180 250
65 or Older 10,107 10,456 846 805 483 549
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.22B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 37.4 37.1 11.0 10.7 5.4 5.4
12 3.2 3.1 1.3 1.7 0.5 0.5
13 6.9 5.6 3.3 2.8 0.8 1.0
14 10.8 11.1 6.5 7.1 2.8 2.8
15 19.7a 16.8 12.0 11.4 4.8 5.0
16 27.1b 23.4 17.6 16.0 8.1 7.9
17 31.2 31.1 20.9 21.1 10.5 9.7
18 39.8a 36.5 27.1 24.9 12.6 12.5
19 43.3 41.6 26.1 25.7 13.8 13.3
20 47.6 46.7 25.6 25.9 12.7 13.9
21 49.3a 44.8 24.1 22.0 11.6 11.5
22 47.0 49.2 21.0 23.4 9.8 11.3
23 46.9 47.5 21.3 19.5 10.4 9.7
24 47.2 48.7 17.3a 20.1 8.3 9.8
25 44.3a 47.9 16.8 19.1 7.8 9.0
26–29 42.5 45.4 15.7 15.2 7.6 8.2
30–34 41.1 40.6 13.4 12.6 5.8 6.0
35–39 41.3 39.8 12.9 11.4 6.0 5.0
40–44 43.2b 39.3 11.4 10.9 6.1 5.8
45–49 42.2 42.2 10.6 9.5 5.6 5.1
50–54 41.3 39.6 8.9 8.6 5.2 4.3
55–59 37.2 41.4 5.6 7.3 3.0 3.7
60–64 37.7 36.1 3.4 3.6 1.6 2.1
65 or Older 29.7 30.5 2.5 2.3 1.4 1.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.23A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 195,452 197,533 155,476 154,540 119,820 118,965
12 476 531 287 315 83a 119
13 1,025 1,006 717 713 273 263
14 1,648b 1,463 1,227 1,126 584 542
15 2,175 2,181 1,739 1,756 820 863
16 2,556 2,634 2,141 2,211 1,174 1,195
17 2,867 2,898 2,454 2,443 1,431 1,443
18 3,436 3,523 3,005 3,053 2,022 2,012
19 3,315 3,199 2,891 2,801 2,108 2,038
20 3,413 3,501 3,031 3,137 2,218 2,401
21 3,684 3,522 3,438 3,271 2,871 2,734
22 3,472 3,669 3,217 3,359 2,589 2,803
23 3,424 3,610 3,078 3,295 2,521 2,699
24 3,143 3,300 2,822 2,920 2,286 2,380
25 3,002a 3,299 2,670a 2,942 2,144a 2,400
26–29 13,723 13,307 12,097 11,620 9,398 9,107
30–34 18,002 18,268 15,296 15,686 12,196 11,954
35–39 20,072 19,093 16,623 15,709 13,205 12,456
40–44 20,088 20,706 16,596 16,731 13,229 13,293
45–49 19,358 19,435 15,705 15,234 12,466 12,348
50–54 17,105 18,061 12,807 13,993 9,908 10,796
55–59 12,855 13,244 9,489 9,864 7,481 7,886
60–64 10,116 10,093 7,166 6,823 5,798 5,432
65 or Older 26,496 26,992 16,978 15,541 13,015 11,801
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.23B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 83.1 83.1 66.1a 65.0 51.0 50.1
12 11.6 12.9 7.0 7.6 2.0a 2.9
13 24.5 23.2 17.1 16.4 6.5 6.1
14 37.8 35.4 28.2 27.3 13.4 13.1
15 52.9 52.8 42.3 42.5 19.9 20.9
16 63.1 62.8 52.9 52.7 29.0 28.5
17 72.6 70.8 62.1 59.7 36.2 35.3
18 78.8 76.5 68.9 66.3 46.3 43.7
19 81.1 82.3 70.8 72.1 51.6 52.4
20 85.4 86.9 75.8 77.9 55.5a 59.6
21 91.0 89.8 84.9 83.4 70.9 69.7
22 89.8 91.3 83.2 83.7 67.0 69.8
23 89.8 90.2 80.8 82.3 66.2 67.4
24 89.2 90.8 80.1 80.3 64.9 65.5
25 90.2 90.9 80.2 81.1 64.4 66.1
26–29 89.9 90.1 79.2 78.7 61.5 61.7
30–34 90.5 90.5 76.9 77.7 61.3 59.2
35–39 91.2 91.2 75.6 75.1 60.0 59.5
40–44 91.6 91.3 75.6 73.7 60.3 58.6
45–49 91.4 90.8 74.1a 71.1 58.8 57.7
50–54 91.0 90.3 68.1 70.0 52.7 54.0
55–59 87.5 88.8 64.6 66.1 50.9 52.9
60–64 87.1 85.9 61.7 58.0 49.9 46.2
65 or Older 78.0 78.7 50.0a 45.3 38.3a 34.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.24A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 119,820 118,965 53,787 53,770 15,860 16,144
12 83a 119 33 36 2 5
13 273 263 117 95 20a 7
14 584 542 305 292 59 52
15 820 863 476 482 100 129
16 1,174 1,195 723 753 164 180
17 1,431 1,443 988 1,001 285 280
18 2,022 2,012 1,421 1,454 490 464
19 2,108 2,038 1,564 1,412 575 535
20 2,218 2,401 1,549 1,666 605 647
21 2,871 2,734 2,031 1,876 814 735
22 2,589 2,803 1,783 1,886 656 699
23 2,521 2,699 1,657a 1,845 633 662
24 2,286 2,380 1,387a 1,598 463 556
25 2,144a 2,400 1,308 1,452 388a 492
26–29 9,398 9,107 5,423 5,615 1,600 1,687
30–34 12,196 11,954 6,218 5,883 1,579 1,602
35–39 13,205 12,456 6,406 5,871 1,710 1,652
40–44 13,229 13,293 5,891 5,821 1,449 1,785
45–49 12,466 12,348 4,767 4,968 1,633 1,463
50–54 9,908 10,796 3,397 3,582 1,071 975
55–59 7,481 7,886 2,012 2,318 563 633
60–64 5,798 5,432 1,769 1,400 540 297
65 or Older 13,015 11,801 2,564 2,464 461 611
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.24B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month, by Detailed Age Categories: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Age Category TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 51.0 50.1 22.9 22.6 6.7 6.8
12 2.0a 2.9 0.8 0.9 0.0 0.1
13 6.5 6.1 2.8 2.2 0.5a 0.2
14 13.4 13.1 7.0 7.1 1.4 1.3
15 19.9 20.9 11.6 11.7 2.4 3.1
16 29.0 28.5 17.9 18.0 4.0 4.3
17 36.2 35.3 25.0 24.5 7.2 6.8
18 46.3 43.7 32.6 31.5 11.2 10.1
19 51.6 52.4 38.3 36.3 14.1 13.8
20 55.5a 59.6 38.7 41.4 15.1 16.1
21 70.9 69.7 50.2 47.8 20.1 18.7
22 67.0 69.8 46.1 47.0 17.0 17.4
23 66.2 67.4 43.5 46.1 16.6 16.5
24 64.9 65.5 39.4b 44.0 13.2 15.3
25 64.4 66.1 39.3 40.0 11.6 13.6
26–29 61.5 61.7 35.5 38.0 10.5 11.4
30–34 61.3 59.2 31.3 29.1 7.9 7.9
35–39 60.0 59.5 29.1 28.1 7.8 7.9
40–44 60.3 58.6 26.9 25.7 6.6 7.9
45–49 58.8 57.7 22.5 23.2 7.7 6.8
50–54 52.7 54.0 18.1 17.9 5.7 4.9
55–59 50.9 52.9 13.7 15.5 3.8 4.2
60–64 49.9 46.2 15.2 11.9 4.7 2.5
65 or Older 38.3a 34.4 7.5 7.2 1.4 1.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.25A Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 171,838 172,843 84,731 83,415 71,499 70,757
AGE
     12–17 9,113a 8,631 5,839 5,634 3,767 3,610
     18–25 23,426 23,723 17,028 17,073 14,049 14,201
     26 or Older 139,299 140,489 61,864 60,708 53,683 52,946
GENDER
     Male 90,952 91,731 49,558 48,800 41,991 41,288
     Female 80,886 81,112 35,173 34,615 29,509 29,469
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 154,380 154,932 75,400 74,512 64,163 63,671
          White 128,948 129,865 62,222 61,538 52,905 52,512
          Black or African American 17,354 17,369 8,909 9,335 7,722 8,223
          American Indian or Alaska Native 1,260 997 758 608 656 525
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 297 * 206 234 181
          Asian 4,296 4,425 2,111 1,788 1,689 1,344
          Two or More Races 1,939 1,979 1,084 1,036 957 886
     Hispanic or Latino 17,458 17,911 9,331 8,903 7,336 7,086
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.25B Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 73.1 72.7 36.0 35.1 30.4 29.8
AGE
     12–17 36.8b 34.5 23.6a 22.5 15.2 14.4
     18–25 75.5 74.8 54.9 53.8 45.3 44.8
     26 or Older 77.7 77.6 34.5 33.5 29.9 29.3
GENDER
     Male 80.1 79.8 43.6 42.4 37.0 35.9
     Female 66.6 66.1 28.9 28.2 24.3 24.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 74.9 74.6 36.6 35.9 31.1 30.6
          White 78.0 78.1 37.6 37.0 32.0 31.6
          Black or African American 64.7 63.3 33.2 34.0 28.8 30.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native 85.2 79.4 51.3 48.4 44.3 41.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 60.6 * 42.0 28.8 37.0
          Asian 47.4 45.3 23.3a 18.3 18.6a 13.8
          Two or More Races 77.2 76.8 43.2 40.2 38.1 34.4
     Hispanic or Latino 60.0 59.9 32.1 29.8 25.2 23.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.26A Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 9,113a 8,631 5,839 5,634 3,767 3,610
GENDER
     Male 4,855 4,609 3,142 3,047 2,019 1,988
     Female 4,258 4,022 2,697 2,587 1,748 1,622
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,784b 7,287 5,030 4,824 3,309 3,193
          White 6,213a 5,838 4,162 4,011 2,824 2,701
          Black or African American 1,069 1,010 571 564 330 328
          American Indian or Alaska Native 118 89 84 60 58 47
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 205 181 106 81 39 40
          Two or More Races 146 147 85 93 52 66
     Hispanic or Latino 1,329 1,343 809 810 458 417
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 3,346a 3,131 2,223 2,171 1,492 1,484
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 2,867 2,707 1,939 1,841 1,332 1,217
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 563 537 332 308 205 188
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 506 473 240 256 125 141
     Male, Hispanic 697 704 430 430 248 230
     Female, Hispanic 632 639 379 380 210 187
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.26B Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 36.8b 34.5 23.6a 22.5 15.2 14.4
GENDER
     Male 38.4b 36.1 24.8 23.9 16.0 15.6
     Female 35.2b 32.9 22.3 21.2 14.4a 13.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 37.4b 34.8 24.2a 23.0 15.9 15.3
          White 40.0b 37.5 26.8 25.8 18.2 17.4
          Black or African American 29.6 27.0 15.8 15.1 9.1 8.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 62.6a 50.1 44.6 34.0 30.6 26.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 20.3 18.6 10.5 8.3 3.8 4.1
          Two or More Races 37.3 36.7 21.6 23.1 13.4 16.5
     Hispanic or Latino 33.8 33.1 20.6 19.9 11.6 10.3
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 42.0b 39.2 27.9 27.2 18.7 18.6
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 37.9a 35.7 25.6 24.3 17.6 16.0
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 30.9 28.5 18.2 16.4 11.2 9.9
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 28.1 25.5 13.3 13.8 6.9 7.6
     Male, Hispanic 34.7 33.9 21.4 20.7 12.3 11.1
     Female, Hispanic 32.9 32.1 19.8 19.1 10.9 9.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.27A Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 23,426 23,723 17,028 17,073 14,049 14,201
GENDER
     Male 12,462 12,662 9,618 9,760 8,097 8,226
     Female 10,964 11,061 7,410 7,313 5,952 5,975
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 19,752 19,796 14,683 14,510 12,243 12,146
          White 15,725 15,812 12,009 11,839 10,064 9,913
          Black or African American 2,577 2,623 1,648 1,714 1,359 1,455
          American Indian or Alaska Native 190 160 140 131 117 119
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 798 805 526 530 394 404
          Two or More Races 337 288 266 214 226 177
     Hispanic or Latino 3,674 3,926 2,345 2,563 1,806a 2,055
EDUCATION
     < High School 5,185 5,189 4,068 4,093 3,539 3,635
     High School Graduate 7,976 8,133 5,903 6,036 4,997 5,135
     Some College 7,368 7,453 5,220 5,101 4,174 4,085
     College Graduate 2,896 2,948 1,836 1,842 1,340 1,345
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 11,478 11,571 8,358 8,359 7,095 7,131
     Part-Time 5,739 5,892 4,060 4,173 3,191 3,257
     Unemployed 1,918 2,049 1,563 1,619 1,351 1,416
     Other1 4,290 4,211 3,046 2,922 2,413 2,397
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.27B Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 75.5 74.8 54.9 53.8 45.3 44.8
GENDER
     Male 80.3 79.5 61.9 61.3 52.1 51.7
     Female 70.8 70.0 47.8 46.3 38.4 37.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 77.3a 75.9 57.5b 55.7 47.9 46.6
          White 81.4 80.5 62.2a 60.3 52.1a 50.5
          Black or African American 63.3 61.3 40.5 40.1 33.4 34.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native 88.5 87.6 65.1 71.6 54.4 64.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 58.3 55.7 38.4 36.7 28.7 28.0
          Two or More Races 83.6 79.4 65.8 58.9 55.9 48.8
     Hispanic or Latino 67.0 69.4 42.7 45.3 32.9a 36.3
EDUCATION
     < High School 75.4 75.5 59.2 59.5 51.5 52.9
     High School Graduate 75.4 74.0 55.8 55.0 47.2 46.7
     Some College 75.4 75.3 53.4 51.6 42.7 41.3
     College Graduate 76.4 74.2 48.4 46.4 35.3 33.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 79.2 79.4 57.7 57.4 49.0 49.0
     Part-Time 72.6 72.0 51.4 51.0 40.4 39.8
     Unemployed 78.1 76.0 63.6 60.1 55.0 52.5
     Other1 69.5 67.0 49.4a 46.5 39.1 38.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.28A Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 139,299 140,489 61,864 60,708 53,683 52,946
GENDER
     Male 73,635 74,460 36,798 35,994 31,874 31,074
     Female 65,664 66,029 25,066 24,714 21,809 21,872
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 126,845 127,848 55,687 55,178 48,610 48,332
          White 107,010 108,215 46,051 45,688 40,017 39,898
          Black or African American 13,708 13,735 6,689 7,057 6,033 6,440
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 748 534 417 481 359
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 3,292 3,439 1,478 1,177 1,256 900
          Two or More Races 1,455 1,544 734 730 679 642
     Hispanic or Latino 12,454 12,641 6,177 5,530 5,073 4,614
EDUCATION
     < High School 21,649 22,450 11,877 12,429 10,931 11,329
     High School Graduate 45,040 43,612 22,235a 20,713 19,950 19,013
     Some College 34,441 34,639 15,742 15,262 13,714 13,244
     College Graduate 38,169 39,788 12,010 12,303 9,088 9,360
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 82,245 82,705 40,144 39,568 34,168 34,309
     Part-Time 15,445 15,438 5,834 5,707 5,100 4,765
     Unemployed 4,152 4,280 2,931 2,552 2,732 2,322
     Other1 37,457 38,065 12,955 12,882 11,684 11,549
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.28B Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 77.7 77.6 34.5 33.5 29.9 29.3
GENDER
     Male 86.2 86.3 43.1 41.7 37.3 36.0
     Female 69.9 69.8 26.7 26.1 23.2 23.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 79.4 79.5 34.9 34.3 30.4 30.1
          White 82.0 82.6 35.3 34.9 30.7 30.4
          Black or African American 71.7 70.7 35.0 36.3 31.6 33.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 83.4 49.7 46.6 44.7 40.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 49.3 46.8 22.1 16.0 18.8a 12.2
          Two or More Races 84.8 85.2 42.8 40.3 39.5 35.5
     Hispanic or Latino 63.3 62.7 31.4a 27.4 25.8 22.9
EDUCATION
     < High School 71.3 72.4 39.1 40.1 36.0 36.5
     High School Graduate 78.5 77.7 38.7 36.9 34.8 33.9
     Some College 80.5 81.3 36.8 35.8 32.0 31.1
     College Graduate 78.2 77.8 24.6 24.0 18.6 18.3
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 80.6 80.8 39.4 38.6 33.5 33.5
     Part-Time 79.0a 75.5 29.9 27.9 26.1 23.3
     Unemployed 81.0 79.4 57.1b 47.3 53.3b 43.1
     Other1 71.1 72.2 24.6 24.4 22.2 21.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.29A Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 162,725 164,212 78,892 77,781 67,732 67,147
GENDER
     Male 86,097 87,122 46,416 45,753 39,972 39,300
     Female 76,628 77,090 32,476 32,027 27,761 27,847
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 146,596 147,644 70,371 69,688 60,854 60,478
          White 122,735 124,027 58,060 57,527 50,081 49,811
          Black or African American 16,285 16,358 8,338 8,771 7,392 7,895
          American Indian or Alaska Native 1,142 908 674 548 598 477
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 4,090 4,244 2,005 1,707 1,650 1,304
          Two or More Races 1,792 1,832 1,000 944 905 819
     Hispanic or Latino 16,129 16,567 8,522 8,093 6,878 6,669
EDUCATION
     < High School 26,834 27,638 15,946 16,522 14,470 14,964
     High School Graduate 53,017 51,745 28,138 26,750 24,946 24,148
     Some College 41,809 42,092 20,962 20,364 17,888 17,329
     College Graduate 41,065 42,737 13,846 14,145 10,428 10,705
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 93,724 94,276 48,503 47,926 41,263 41,440
     Part-Time 21,184 21,331 9,894 9,880 8,291 8,022
     Unemployed 6,071 6,329 4,494 4,170 4,083 3,738
     Other1 41,747 42,276 16,002 15,804 14,096 13,946
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.29B Any Tobacco Product Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 77.3 77.2 37.5 36.6 32.2 31.6
GENDER
     Male 85.3 85.2 46.0 44.8 39.6 38.4
     Female 70.0 69.8 29.7 29.0 25.4 25.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 79.1 79.0 38.0 37.3 32.9 32.4
          White 81.9 82.3 38.7 38.2 33.4 33.1
          Black or African American 70.2 69.0 36.0 37.0 31.9 33.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 88.5 84.2 52.2 50.8 46.3 44.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 50.8 48.2 24.9a 19.4 20.5a 14.8
          Two or More Races 84.5 84.2 47.1 43.4 42.7 37.7
     Hispanic or Latino 64.1 64.2 33.9 31.3 27.4 25.8
EDUCATION
     < High School 72.1 72.9 42.8 43.6 38.9 39.5
     High School Graduate 78.0 77.1 41.4 39.8 36.7 36.0
     Some College 79.5 80.2 39.9 38.8 34.0 33.0
     College Graduate 78.1 77.5 26.3 25.7 19.8 19.4
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 80.4 80.6 41.6 41.0 35.4 35.4
     Part-Time 77.2a 74.5 36.1 34.5 30.2 28.0
     Unemployed 80.0 78.3 59.2b 51.6 53.8b 46.2
     Other1 70.9 71.7 27.2 26.8 24.0 23.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Tobacco product includes cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any Tobacco use in the past year excludes past year pipe tobacco use, but includes past month pipe tobacco use.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.30A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 162,553 163,240 71,310 69,853 61,136 60,434
AGE
     12–17 8,242a 7,752 5,037a 4,737 3,209 3,044
     18–25 22,099 22,267 15,214 15,113 12,650 12,764
     26 or Older 132,212 133,221 51,060 50,004 45,278 44,626
GENDER
     Male 83,790 84,200 37,813 37,212 32,636 32,263
     Female 78,763 79,040 33,497 32,641 28,500 28,171
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 145,947 146,281 63,025 61,937 54,451 54,037
          White 122,360 123,043 51,242 50,816 44,429 44,302
          Black or African American 15,748 16,094 7,884 7,913 6,771 7,100
          American Indian or Alaska Native 1,181a 902 667 516 548 454
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 270 * 189 * 162
          Asian 4,207 4,145 1,956 1,591 1,601 1,229
          Two or More Races 1,872 1,828 974 913 879 790
     Hispanic or Latino 16,606 16,959 8,286 7,916 6,685 6,398
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.30B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 69.1 68.7 30.3 29.4 26.0 25.4
AGE
     12–17 33.3b 31.0 20.3b 19.0 13.0 12.2
     18–25 71.2 70.2 49.0a 47.6 40.8 40.2
     26 or Older 73.7 73.6 28.5 27.6 25.2 24.7
GENDER
     Male 73.8 73.2 33.3 32.4 28.7 28.1
     Female 64.8 64.4 27.6 26.6 23.4 23.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 70.8 70.4 30.6 29.8 26.4 26.0
          White 74.0 74.0 31.0 30.6 26.9 26.6
          Black or African American 58.7 58.6 29.4 28.8 25.3 25.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 79.9 71.8 45.1 41.1 37.1 36.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 55.0 * 38.6 * 33.1
          Asian 46.4 42.4 21.6a 16.3 17.7a 12.6
          Two or More Races 74.5 71.0 38.8 35.4 35.0 30.7
     Hispanic or Latino 57.1 56.8 28.5 26.5 23.0 21.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.31A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 8,242a 7,752 5,037a 4,737 3,209 3,044
GENDER
     Male 4,193 3,944 2,499 2,354 1,556 1,514
     Female 4,049 3,808 2,538 2,383 1,653 1,530
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,022b 6,492 4,332a 4,031 2,814 2,688
          White 5,615b 5,183 3,601a 3,369 2,429 2,293
          Black or African American 932 910 455 443 240 257
          American Indian or Alaska Native 109 81 74 55 52 41
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 199 171 101 76 39 36
          Two or More Races 136 128 82 77 50 52
     Hispanic or Latino 1,219 1,260 705 706 395 356
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 2,848a 2,618 1,743 1,654 1,155 1,123
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 2,767a 2,564 1,858 1,715 1,274 1,170
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 480 462 252 225 136 140
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 452 448 203 218 104 117
     Male, Hispanic 637 651 365 359 200 184
     Female, Hispanic 582 608 340 347 195 172
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.31B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 33.3b 31.0 20.3b 19.0 13.0 12.2
GENDER
     Male 33.2b 30.9 19.8 18.4 12.3 11.9
     Female 33.4b 31.2 21.0a 19.5 13.6a 12.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 33.7b 31.0 20.8b 19.3 13.5 12.8
          White 36.2b 33.3 23.2a 21.6 15.6 14.7
          Black or African American 25.8 24.3 12.6 11.9 6.6 6.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 58.1 46.1 39.2 30.9 27.7 23.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 19.7 17.7 10.0 7.8 3.8 3.7
          Two or More Races 34.7 31.8 20.9 19.1 12.6 12.9
     Hispanic or Latino 31.0 31.0 17.9 17.4 10.0 8.8
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 35.7b 32.8 21.9 20.7 14.5 14.1
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 36.6b 33.8 24.6a 22.6 16.9 15.4
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 26.4 24.5 13.9 11.9 7.5 7.4
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 25.1 24.1 11.3 11.8 5.8 6.3
     Male, Hispanic 31.7 31.4 18.2 17.3 10.0 8.9
     Female, Hispanic 30.3 30.6 17.7 17.5 10.1 8.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.32A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 22,099 22,267 15,214 15,113 12,650 12,764
GENDER
     Male 11,446 11,577 8,185 8,208 6,897 7,040
     Female 10,653 10,690 7,029 6,905 5,753 5,724
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,632 18,521 13,077 12,739 10,976 10,845
          White 14,911 14,854 10,743 10,465 9,080 8,909
          Black or African American 2,328 2,388 1,376 1,411 1,129 1,221
          American Indian or Alaska Native 177 148 129 120 102 106
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 770 756 506 483 383 388
          Two or More Races 325 275 237 189 207 159
     Hispanic or Latino 3,467 3,746 2,136 2,374 1,674a 1,919
EDUCATION
     < High School 4,956 4,933 3,774 3,786 3,312 3,386
     High School Graduate 7,554 7,688 5,285 5,380 4,504 4,647
     Some College 6,927 6,989 4,604 4,432 3,680 3,589
     College Graduate 2,662 2,657 1,551 1,515 1,154 1,142
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 10,900 10,876 7,489 7,408 6,367 6,400
     Part-Time 5,315 5,493 3,557 3,665 2,831 2,927
     Unemployed 1,835 1,931 1,453 1,475 1,269 1,298
     Other1 4,050 3,967 2,715 2,564 2,183 2,138
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.32B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 71.2 70.2 49.0a 47.6 40.8 40.2
GENDER
     Male 73.7 72.7 52.7 51.6 44.4 44.2
     Female 68.7 67.6 45.4 43.7 37.1 36.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 73.0b 71.0 51.2b 48.9 43.0 41.6
          White 77.2a 75.6 55.6b 53.3 47.0a 45.4
          Black or African American 57.2 55.8 33.8 33.0 27.7 28.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 82.3 81.0 59.8 65.8 47.5 58.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 56.2 52.4 36.9 33.4 27.9 26.9
          Two or More Races 80.6 75.9 58.8 52.0 51.2 43.8
     Hispanic or Latino 63.2 66.2 38.9 41.9 30.5a 33.9
EDUCATION
     < High School 72.1 71.7 54.9 55.1 48.2 49.2
     High School Graduate 71.4 70.0 49.9 49.0 42.6 42.3
     Some College 70.9 70.6 47.1 44.8 37.7 36.3
     College Graduate 70.2 66.9 40.9 38.1 30.4 28.7
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 75.2 74.7 51.7 50.9 43.9 43.9
     Part-Time 67.2 67.1 45.0 44.8 35.8 35.8
     Unemployed 74.7 71.6 59.1a 54.7 51.6 48.2
     Other1 65.6 63.2 44.0a 40.8 35.4 34.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.33A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 132,212 133,221 51,060 50,004 45,278 44,626
GENDER
     Male 68,151 68,679 27,130 26,650 24,184 23,709
     Female 64,061 64,542 23,930 23,354 21,094 20,918
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 120,292 121,268 45,615 45,167 40,661 40,504
          White 101,834 103,006 36,899 36,982 32,920 33,100
          Black or African American 12,488 12,796 6,053 6,058 5,402 5,622
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 672 465 341 394 306
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 3,238 3,217 1,348 1,032 1,180 804
          Two or More Races 1,411 1,425 655 648 623 579
     Hispanic or Latino 11,920 11,954 5,445 4,836 4,617 4,123
EDUCATION
     < High School 20,210 21,130 10,687 10,939 9,776 9,981
     High School Graduate 43,152 41,844 19,246a 17,875 17,452 16,482
     Some College 33,197 33,179 13,152 13,006 11,557 11,568
     College Graduate 35,653 37,069 7,976 8,185 6,492 6,596
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 77,667 78,024 31,988 31,552 28,091 28,094
     Part-Time 14,900 14,892 5,199 4,930 4,639 4,280
     Unemployed 3,955 4,052 2,685 2,290 2,512 2,157
     Other1 35,690 36,252 11,188 11,232 10,036 10,095
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.33B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 73.7 73.6 28.5 27.6 25.2 24.7
GENDER
     Male 79.8 79.6 31.8 30.9 28.3 27.5
     Female 68.2 68.2 25.5 24.7 22.5 22.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 75.3 75.4 28.6 28.1 25.5 25.2
          White 78.0 78.6 28.3 28.2 25.2 25.3
          Black or African American 65.3 65.8 31.7 31.2 28.3 28.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 75.0 43.2 38.0 36.6 34.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 48.5 43.8 20.2a 14.0 17.7a 10.9
          Two or More Races 82.2 78.6 38.1 35.7 36.3 32.0
     Hispanic or Latino 60.6 59.3 27.7a 24.0 23.5 20.5
EDUCATION
     < High School 66.6 68.1 35.2 35.3 32.2 32.2
     High School Graduate 75.2 74.5 33.5 31.8 30.4 29.4
     Some College 77.6 77.9 30.7 30.5 27.0 27.1
     College Graduate 73.0 72.4 16.3 16.0 13.3 12.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 76.1 76.2 31.4 30.8 27.5 27.4
     Part-Time 76.3a 72.8 26.6 24.1 23.7 20.9
     Unemployed 77.1 75.2 52.4b 42.5 49.0a 40.0
     Other1 67.7 68.8 21.2 21.3 19.0 19.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.34A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 154,311 155,488 66,273 65,116 57,928 57,391
GENDER
     Male 79,597 80,256 35,314 34,858 31,080 30,749
     Female 74,714 75,232 30,959 30,258 26,847 26,641
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 138,924 139,789 58,693 57,906 51,637 51,349
          White 116,745 117,860 47,642 47,447 42,000 42,009
          Black or African American 14,816 15,184 7,429 7,470 6,531 6,843
          American Indian or Alaska Native 1,072 821 593 461 496 413
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 4,008 3,974 1,854 1,515 1,563 1,193
          Two or More Races 1,737 1,700 892 836 830 738
     Hispanic or Latino 15,387 15,700 7,581 7,210 6,291 6,042
EDUCATION
     < High School 25,166 26,063 14,461 14,724 13,088 13,367
     High School Graduate 50,706 49,531 24,530 23,255 21,956 21,128
     Some College 40,124 40,168 17,755 17,438 15,238 15,157
     College Graduate 38,315 39,726 9,527 9,700 7,646 7,739
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 88,567 88,901 39,476 38,960 34,459 34,494
     Part-Time 20,215 20,385 8,756 8,595 7,470 7,207
     Unemployed 5,790 5,983 4,138 3,765 3,781 3,455
     Other1 39,740 40,219 13,903 13,797 12,218 12,234
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.34B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 73.3 73.1 31.5 30.6 27.5 27.0
GENDER
     Male 78.8 78.5 35.0 34.1 30.8 30.1
     Female 68.3 68.1 28.3 27.4 24.5 24.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 75.0 74.8 31.7 31.0 27.9 27.5
          White 77.9 78.2 31.8 31.5 28.0 27.9
          Black or African American 63.9 64.0 32.0 31.5 28.2 28.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 83.1 76.0 46.0 42.7 38.4 38.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 49.8 45.2 23.0a 17.2 19.4a 13.6
          Two or More Races 81.9 78.2 42.1 38.5 39.1 33.9
     Hispanic or Latino 61.2 60.8 30.1 27.9 25.0 23.4
EDUCATION
     < High School 67.6 68.8 38.8 38.9 35.2 35.3
     High School Graduate 74.6 73.8 36.1 34.6 32.3 31.5
     Some College 76.3 76.5 33.8 33.2 29.0 28.9
     College Graduate 72.8 72.0 18.1 17.6 14.5 14.0
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 76.0 76.0 33.9 33.3 29.6 29.5
     Part-Time 73.7a 71.2 31.9 30.0 27.2 25.2
     Unemployed 76.3 74.0 54.6b 46.6 49.8b 42.7
     Other1 67.5 68.2 23.6 23.4 20.8 20.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.35A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 46,870 46,065 10,577 10,347 7,787 7,725
AGE
     12–17 1,975 1,897 1,063 1,034 487 511
     18–25 7,367 6,977 2,489 2,485 1,502 1,486
     26 or Older 37,528 37,190 7,025 6,827 5,797 5,728
GENDER
     Male 39,102 38,331 9,703 9,391 7,242 7,096
     Female 7,767 7,734 874 955 545 628
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 44,300 43,430 10,156 9,845 7,626 7,438
          White 39,086 38,973 9,314 8,860 6,979 6,736
          Black or African American 3,402 2,878 472 589 411 485
          American Indian or Alaska Native 481 504 161 160 126 101
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 51 57 12 22 8 12
          Asian 626 549 72 88 16 24
          Two or More Races 654 469 125 126 86 79
     Hispanic or Latino 2,570 2,635 421 502 161a 287
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.35B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19.9 19.4 4.5 4.4 3.3 3.3
AGE
     12–17 8.0 7.6 4.3 4.1 2.0 2.0
     18–25 23.7b 22.0 8.0 7.8 4.8 4.7
     26 or Older 20.9 20.6 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.2
GENDER
     Male 34.4 33.3 8.5 8.2 6.4 6.2
     Female 6.4 6.3 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 21.5 20.9 4.9 4.7 3.7 3.6
          White 23.6 23.4 5.6 5.3 4.2 4.1
          Black or African American 12.7 10.5 1.8 2.1 1.5 1.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 32.5 40.1 10.9 12.7 8.5 8.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6.2 11.6 1.4 4.5 1.0 2.4
          Asian 6.9 5.6 0.8 0.9 0.2 0.2
          Two or More Races 26.0a 18.2 5.0 4.9 3.4 3.0
     Hispanic or Latino 8.8 8.8 1.4 1.7 0.6a 1.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.36A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 1,975 1,897 1,063 1,034 487 511
GENDER
     Male 1,576 1,533 888 892 436 479
     Female 399 364 175 142 51 32
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 1,831 1,749 985 977 468 492
          White 1,666 1,600 938 917 452 467
          Black or African American 87 78 19 25 4 6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 32 37 17 18 7 11
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 12 8 2 2 * 1
          Two or More Races 31 22 8 10 3 4
     Hispanic or Latino 144 148 78 58 20 18
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,343 1,318 784 786 405 438
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 323 282 154 131 47 30
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 54 58 15 24 4 6
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 33 20 4 2 0 *
     Male, Hispanic 121 106 67 53 18 18
     Female, Hispanic 22 42 11 5 2 0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.36B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 8.0 7.6 4.3 4.1 2.0 2.0
GENDER
     Male 12.5 12.0 7.0 7.0 3.4 3.7
     Female 3.3 3.0 1.4 1.2 0.4 0.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 8.8 8.4 4.7 4.7 2.2 2.4
          White 10.7 10.3 6.0 5.9 2.9 3.0
          Black or African American 2.4 2.1 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 16.8 21.2 8.8 10.1 3.5 6.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 1.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 * 0.1
          Two or More Races 7.9 5.4 2.1 2.4 0.7 1.0
     Hispanic or Latino 3.7 3.6 2.0 1.4 0.5 0.5
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 16.9 16.5 9.8 9.9 5.1 5.5
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 4.3 3.7 2.0 1.7 0.6 0.4
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 2.9 3.1 0.8 1.3 0.2 0.3
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 1.8 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 *
     Male, Hispanic 6.0 5.1 3.3 2.6 0.9 0.9
     Female, Hispanic 1.2 2.1 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.37A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 7,367 6,977 2,489 2,485 1,502 1,486
GENDER
     Male 5,882 5,562 2,297 2,271 1,455 1,418
     Female 1,485 1,415 192 214 47 67
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 6,746 6,405 2,306 2,327 1,431 1,421
          White 6,149 5,876 2,178 2,170 1,356 1,341
          Black or African American 269 212 54 41 32 15
          American Indian or Alaska Native 91 96 31 38 25 26
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 9 * 5 *
          Asian 102 111 12 33 1 7
          Two or More Races 109 87 22 37 14 25
     Hispanic or Latino 621 572 183 158 70 64
EDUCATION
     < High School 1,452 1,399 515 586 294 313
     High School Graduate 2,568 2,431 947 922 602 572
     Some College 2,388 2,230 803 692 488 438
     College Graduate 959 918 224 286 117 163
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 4,069 3,829 1,350 1,373 880 900
     Part-Time 1,605 1,546 557 560 300 275
     Unemployed 614 538 194 180 112 100
     Other1 1,080 1,064 388 372 210 210
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.37B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 23.7b 22.0 8.0 7.8 4.8 4.7
GENDER
     Male 37.9b 34.9 14.8 14.3 9.4 8.9
     Female 9.6 8.9 1.2 1.4 0.3 0.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 26.4b 24.6 9.0 8.9 5.6 5.5
          White 31.8b 29.9 11.3 11.0 7.0 6.8
          Black or African American 6.6a 5.0 1.3 1.0 0.8 0.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 42.3 52.6 14.3 20.8 11.6 14.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 5.1 * 2.9 *
          Asian 7.5 7.7 0.8 2.3 0.1 0.5
          Two or More Races 27.1 24.0 5.6 10.1 3.3 6.9
     Hispanic or Latino 11.3 10.1 3.3 2.8 1.3 1.1
EDUCATION
     < High School 21.1 20.3 7.5 8.5 4.3 4.5
     High School Graduate 24.3a 22.1 8.9 8.4 5.7 5.2
     Some College 24.4 22.5 8.2a 7.0 5.0 4.4
     College Graduate 25.3 23.1 5.9 7.2 3.1 4.1
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 28.1a 26.3 9.3 9.4 6.1 6.2
     Part-Time 20.3 18.9 7.1 6.8 3.8 3.4
     Unemployed 25.0b 20.0 7.9 6.7 4.6 3.7
     Other1 17.5 16.9 6.3 5.9 3.4 3.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.38A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 37,528 37,190 7,025 6,827 5,797 5,728
GENDER
     Male 31,645 31,235 6,518 6,228 5,351 5,199
     Female 5,883 5,955 507 599 447 529
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 35,723 35,276 6,865 6,541 5,727 5,524
          White 31,272 31,498 6,198 5,773 5,171 4,928
          Black or African American 3,047 2,588 399 523 374 464
          American Indian or Alaska Native 358 * 114 104 95 65
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 511 430 59 53 15 16
          Two or More Races 514 360 94 80 69 49
     Hispanic or Latino 1,805 1,914 160 286 71a 204
EDUCATION
     < High School 6,087 6,117 1,428 1,495 1,267 1,240
     High School Graduate 12,364 11,654 2,665 2,443 2,229 2,122
     Some College 9,368 9,072 1,446 1,453 1,232 1,150
     College Graduate 9,708 10,347 1,486 1,436 1,069 1,216
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 26,112 26,098 5,183 5,210 4,321 4,405
     Part-Time 2,813 2,595 399 289 311 216
     Unemployed 1,081 1,292 274 226 195 119
     Other1 7,521 7,206 1,169 1,101 970 988
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.38B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 20.9 20.6 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.2
GENDER
     Male 37.0 36.2 7.6 7.2 6.3 6.0
     Female 6.3 6.3 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 22.4 21.9 4.3 4.1 3.6 3.4
          White 24.0 24.0 4.7 4.4 4.0 3.8
          Black or African American 15.9 13.3 2.1 2.7 2.0 2.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 33.3 * 10.6 11.6 8.8 7.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 7.7 5.9 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.2
          Two or More Races 29.9a 19.9 5.5 4.4 4.0 2.7
     Hispanic or Latino 9.2 9.5 0.8 1.4 0.4a 1.0
EDUCATION
     < High School 20.1 19.7 4.7 4.8 4.2 4.0
     High School Graduate 21.5 20.8 4.6 4.4 3.9 3.8
     Some College 21.9 21.3 3.4 3.4 2.9 2.7
     College Graduate 19.9 20.2 3.0 2.8 2.2 2.4
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 25.6 25.5 5.1 5.1 4.2 4.3
     Part-Time 14.4 12.7 2.0 1.4 1.6 1.1
     Unemployed 21.1 24.0 5.3 4.2 3.8 2.2
     Other1 14.3 13.7 2.2 2.1 1.8 1.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.39A Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 44,895 44,167 9,514 9,312 7,299 7,214
GENDER
     Male 37,527 36,797 8,815 8,499 6,806 6,618
     Female 7,368 7,370 699 813 493 596
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 42,469 41,681 9,171 8,869 7,158 6,945
          White 37,420 37,374 8,376 7,943 6,527 6,269
          Black or African American 3,315 2,800 453 564 406 480
          American Indian or Alaska Native 449 467 145 142 120 91
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 47 * 10 18 6 8
          Asian 614 542 70 86 16 23
          Two or More Races 623 447 117 117 83 74
     Hispanic or Latino 2,426 2,486 343 444 141a 269
EDUCATION
     < High School 7,539 7,516 1,943 2,080 1,561 1,553
     High School Graduate 14,932 14,085 3,612 3,365 2,832 2,694
     Some College 11,757 11,302 2,249 2,145 1,720 1,588
     College Graduate 10,667 11,265 1,710 1,722 1,187 1,379
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 30,181 29,927 6,533 6,584 5,201 5,305
     Part-Time 4,418 4,141 957 849 611 492
     Unemployed 1,695 1,830 469 407 308 219
     Other1 8,601 8,270 1,557 1,473 1,180 1,198
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.39B Smokeless Tobacco Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 21.3 20.8 4.5 4.4 3.5 3.4
GENDER
     Male 37.2 36.0 8.7 8.3 6.7 6.5
     Female 6.7 6.7 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 22.9 22.3 5.0 4.7 3.9 3.7
          White 25.0 24.8 5.6 5.3 4.4 4.2
          Black or African American 14.3 11.8 2.0 2.4 1.8 2.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native 34.8 43.2 11.2 13.1 9.3 8.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6.4 * 1.4 4.2 0.9 2.0
          Asian 7.6 6.2 0.9 1.0 0.2 0.3
          Two or More Races 29.4a 20.5 5.5 5.4 3.9 3.4
     Hispanic or Latino 9.6 9.6 1.4 1.7 0.6a 1.0
EDUCATION
     < High School 20.3 19.8 5.2 5.5 4.2 4.1
     High School Graduate 22.0 21.0 5.3 5.0 4.2 4.0
     Some College 22.4 21.5 4.3 4.1 3.3 3.0
     College Graduate 20.3 20.4 3.3 3.1 2.3 2.5
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 25.9 25.6 5.6 5.6 4.5 4.5
     Part-Time 16.1 14.5 3.5 3.0 2.2 1.7
     Unemployed 22.3 22.6 6.2 5.0 4.1 2.7
     Other1 14.6 14.0 2.6 2.5 2.0 2.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.40A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 88,053 88,096 25,928 25,386 12,751 12,837
AGE
     12–17 4,033a 3,776 2,511 2,487 1,117 1,115
     18–25 14,148 14,327 7,034 7,196 3,417 3,623
     26 or Older 69,872 69,992 16,382 15,702 8,217 8,099
GENDER
     Male 65,644 65,506 20,837 19,943 10,669 10,372
     Female 22,409 22,590 5,091 5,442 2,082a 2,465
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 80,571 80,157 23,074 22,639 11,308 11,384
          White 69,818 69,584 19,465 18,670 9,146 8,917
          Black or African American 7,306 6,876 2,721 3,031 1,813 1,990
          American Indian or Alaska Native 441 508 135 162 77 105
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 148 75 77 34 39
          Asian 1,693 2,029 361 386 99 174
          Two or More Races 1,095 1,011 316 314 139 160
     Hispanic or Latino 7,482 7,939 2,854 2,747 1,443 1,453
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.40B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 37.4 37.1 11.0 10.7 5.4 5.4
AGE
     12–17 16.3a 15.1 10.1 10.0 4.5 4.5
     18–25 45.6 45.2 22.7 22.7 11.0 11.4
     26 or Older 39.0 38.7 9.1 8.7 4.6 4.5
GENDER
     Male 57.8 57.0 18.3 17.3 9.4 9.0
     Female 18.4 18.4 4.2 4.4 1.7a 2.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 39.1 38.6 11.2 10.9 5.5 5.5
          White 42.2 41.9 11.8 11.2 5.5 5.4
          Black or African American 27.3 25.0 10.1 11.0 6.8 7.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 29.8a 40.5 9.2 12.9 5.2 8.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 30.3 9.2 15.7 4.1 8.0
          Asian 18.7 20.8 4.0 4.0 1.1 1.8
          Two or More Races 43.6 39.3 12.6 12.2 5.5 6.2
     Hispanic or Latino 25.7 26.6 9.8 9.2 5.0 4.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.41A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 4,033a 3,776 2,511 2,487 1,117 1,115
GENDER
     Male 2,620a 2,414 1,663 1,608 790 789
     Female 1,413 1,362 848 879 327 326
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,460a 3,201 2,175 2,132 980 981
          White 2,912a 2,675 1,849 1,778 806 795
          Black or African American 384 373 235 265 145 137
          American Indian or Alaska Native 50 36 35 23 * 14
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 59 43 30 20 * 11
          Two or More Races 47 66 23 38 10 20
     Hispanic or Latino 573 575 336 355 138 134
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,933a 1,747 1,256 1,171 588 588
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 979 928 593 608 218 206
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 244 219 157 156 106 88
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 140 155 77 109 40 48
     Male, Hispanic 340 352 196 224 88 79
     Female, Hispanic 233 224 140 131 50 55
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.41B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 16.3a 15.1 10.1 10.0 4.5 4.5
GENDER
     Male 20.7b 18.9 13.1 12.6 6.2 6.2
     Female 11.7 11.1 7.0 7.2 2.7 2.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16.6b 15.3 10.4 10.2 4.7 4.7
          White 18.8b 17.2 11.9 11.4 5.2 5.1
          Black or African American 10.6 10.0 6.5 7.1 4.0 3.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 26.6 20.5 18.4 13.2 * 7.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 5.8 4.5 2.9 2.1 * 1.1
          Two or More Races 12.1 16.4 5.8 9.6 2.6 5.0
     Hispanic or Latino 14.6 14.2 8.5 8.7 3.5 3.3
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 24.3b 21.9 15.8 14.7 7.4 7.4
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 13.0 12.2 7.8 8.0 2.9 2.7
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 13.4 11.6 8.6 8.3 5.8 4.7
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 7.8 8.3 4.3 5.9 2.2 2.6
     Male, Hispanic 16.9 16.9 9.8 10.8 4.4 3.8
     Female, Hispanic 12.1 11.2 7.3 6.6 2.6 2.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.42A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 14,148 14,327 7,034 7,196 3,417 3,623
GENDER
     Male 9,081 9,260 5,185 5,281 2,605 2,758
     Female 5,067 5,068 1,849 1,915 813 865
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 12,276 12,245 6,175 6,266 3,037 3,121
          White 10,202 10,233 5,037 5,084 2,327 2,380
          Black or African American 1,285 1,291 750 824 533 568
          American Indian or Alaska Native 103 93 44 50 28 24
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 41 * 19 *
          Asian 399 393 168 182 67 79
          Two or More Races 215 170 136a 84 63 39
     Hispanic or Latino 1,872 2,082 860 930 381a 502
EDUCATION
     < High School 2,754 2,852 1,593 1,661 887 951
     High School Graduate 4,627 4,688 2,389 2,533 1,229 1,333
     Some College 4,778 4,695 2,282 2,199 997 1,026
     College Graduate 1,989 2,093 770 803 304 312
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 7,028 7,259 3,389 3,499 1,721 1,772
     Part-Time 3,539 3,484 1,767 1,777 746 842
     Unemployed 1,150 1,249 685 738 379 443
     Other1 2,430 2,335 1,193 1,182 572 567
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.42B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 45.6 45.2 22.7 22.7 11.0 11.4
GENDER
     Male 58.5 58.2 33.4 33.2 16.8 17.3
     Female 32.7 32.1 11.9 12.1 5.2 5.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 48.1 47.0 24.2 24.0 11.9 12.0
          White 52.8 52.1 26.1 25.9 12.1 12.1
          Black or African American 31.6 30.2 18.4 19.3 13.1 13.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 47.7 51.1 20.4 27.2 12.9 13.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 23.9 * 11.3 *
          Asian 29.1 27.2 12.2 12.6 4.9 5.5
          Two or More Races 53.2 46.8 33.7a 23.2 15.7 10.7
     Hispanic or Latino 34.1 36.8 15.7 16.4 6.9a 8.9
EDUCATION
     < High School 40.0 41.5 23.2 24.2 12.9 13.8
     High School Graduate 43.7 42.7 22.6 23.1 11.6 12.1
     Some College 48.9 47.5 23.3 22.2 10.2 10.4
     College Graduate 52.4 52.7 20.3 20.2 8.0 7.9
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 48.5 49.8 23.4 24.0 11.9 12.2
     Part-Time 44.8 42.6 22.4 21.7 9.4 10.3
     Unemployed 46.8 46.3 27.9 27.4 15.4 16.4
     Other1 39.4 37.2 19.3 18.8 9.3 9.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.43A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 69,872 69,992 16,382 15,702 8,217 8,099
GENDER
     Male 53,942 53,833 13,989 13,054 7,274 6,825
     Female 15,929 16,160 2,394 2,648 942a 1,274
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 64,835 64,710 14,724 14,241 7,291 7,282
          White 56,704 56,676 12,579 11,807 6,014 5,743
          Black or African American 5,636 5,212 1,736 1,942 1,135 1,285
          American Indian or Alaska Native 288 379 57 89 31 67
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 1,235 1,592 164 184 32 83
          Two or More Races 833 776 158 191 65 101
     Hispanic or Latino 5,037 5,282 1,658 1,461 925 818
EDUCATION
     < High School 8,550 8,975 2,234 2,158 1,246 1,304
     High School Graduate 20,815a 19,353 4,932a 4,256 2,531 2,296
     Some College 17,777 17,675 4,073 3,885 2,176 1,886
     College Graduate 22,730 23,990 5,144 5,404 2,264 2,613
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 46,636 46,252 12,417 11,731 6,113 5,902
     Part-Time 6,488 6,839 1,136 1,323 538 654
     Unemployed 2,244 2,255 808 683 425 386
     Other1 14,504 14,647 2,022 1,964 1,141 1,158
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.43B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 39.0 38.7 9.1 8.7 4.6 4.5
GENDER
     Male 63.1 62.4 16.4 15.1 8.5 7.9
     Female 17.0 17.1 2.5 2.8 1.0a 1.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 40.6 40.2 9.2 8.9 4.6 4.5
          White 43.4 43.2 9.6 9.0 4.6 4.4
          Black or African American 29.5 26.8 9.1 10.0 5.9 6.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 26.8a 42.3 5.3 9.9 2.9 7.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 18.5 21.7 2.5 2.5 0.5 1.1
          Two or More Races 48.5 42.8 9.2 10.6 3.8 5.6
     Hispanic or Latino 25.6 26.2 8.4 7.2 4.7 4.1
EDUCATION
     < High School 28.2 28.9 7.4 7.0 4.1 4.2
     High School Graduate 36.3 34.5 8.6 7.6 4.4 4.1
     Some College 41.5 41.5 9.5 9.1 5.1 4.4
     College Graduate 46.6 46.9 10.5 10.6 4.6 5.1
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 45.7 45.2 12.2 11.5 6.0 5.8
     Part-Time 33.2 33.4 5.8 6.5 2.8 3.2
     Unemployed 43.8 41.8 15.7 12.7 8.3 7.2
     Other1 27.5 27.8 3.8 3.7 2.2 2.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.44A Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 84,020 84,320 23,417 22,898 11,634 11,722
GENDER
     Male 63,024 63,092 19,174 18,335 9,879 9,583
     Female 20,996 21,227 4,242 4,563 1,755a 2,139
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 77,111 76,956 20,899 20,507 10,328 10,403
          White 66,906 66,909 17,616 16,891 8,341 8,123
          Black or African American 6,922 6,503 2,486 2,766 1,668 1,853
          American Indian or Alaska Native 391 472 101 139 59 91
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 71 70 33 34
          Asian 1,634 1,985 332 366 99 163
          Two or More Races 1,048 946 294 275 128 140
     Hispanic or Latino 6,909 7,364 2,518 2,392 1,306 1,319
EDUCATION
     < High School 11,303 11,826 3,827 3,818 2,133 2,256
     High School Graduate 25,443 24,041 7,321 6,789 3,760 3,629
     Some College 22,555 22,370 6,356 6,084 3,173 2,912
     College Graduate 24,719 26,083 5,914 6,207 2,568 2,925
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 53,664 53,511 15,806 15,231 7,834 7,674
     Part-Time 10,027 10,323 2,903 3,100 1,283 1,496
     Unemployed 3,394 3,504 1,493 1,421 804 828
     Other1 16,934 16,982 3,215 3,146 1,713 1,725
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.44B Cigar Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 39.9 39.6 11.1 10.8 5.5 5.5
GENDER
     Male 62.4 61.7 19.0 17.9 9.8 9.4
     Female 19.2 19.2 3.9 4.1 1.6a 1.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 41.6 41.2 11.3 11.0 5.6 5.6
          White 44.6 44.4 11.8 11.2 5.6 5.4
          Black or African American 29.8 27.4 10.7 11.7 7.2 7.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 30.3a 43.8 7.8 12.9 4.6 8.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 9.6 16.8 4.6 8.1
          Asian 20.3 22.6 4.1 4.2 1.2 1.8
          Two or More Races 49.4 43.5 13.9 12.7 6.1 6.4
     Hispanic or Latino 27.5 28.5 10.0 9.3 5.2 5.1
EDUCATION
     < High School 30.4 31.2 10.3 10.1 5.7 6.0
     High School Graduate 37.4 35.8 10.8 10.1 5.5 5.4
     Some College 42.9 42.6 12.1 11.6 6.0 5.5
     College Graduate 47.0 47.3 11.2 11.3 4.9 5.3
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 46.1 45.8 13.6 13.0 6.7 6.6
     Part-Time 36.5 36.0 10.6 10.8 4.7 5.2
     Unemployed 44.8 43.3 19.7 17.6 10.6 10.2
     Other1 28.8 28.8 5.5 5.3 2.9 2.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.45A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 195,452 197,533 155,476 154,540 119,820 118,965
AGE
     12–17 10,747 10,713 8,564 8,563 4,365 4,425
     18–25 26,889 27,622 24,153 24,778 18,759 19,466
     26 or Older 157,816 159,198 122,759 121,200 96,696 95,073
GENDER
     Male 98,138 99,314 80,308 79,999 65,210 65,927
     Female 97,314 98,219 75,168 74,542 54,610 53,038
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 173,430 175,223 138,042 137,198 107,374 106,578
          White 143,571 144,205 115,451 114,594 91,042 90,415
          Black or African American 20,193 20,977 14,711 14,764 10,707 10,391
          American Indian or Alaska Native 1,197 987 906 782 660 528
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 615 * * 267 * 212
          Asian 5,785 6,643 4,877 5,171 3,362 3,889
          Two or More Races 2,068 2,057 1,676 1,620 1,252 1,143
     Hispanic or Latino 22,022 22,311 17,435 17,343 12,446 12,386
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.45B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 83.1 83.1 66.1a 65.0 51.0 50.1
AGE
     12–17 43.4 42.9 34.6 34.3 17.6 17.7
     18–25 86.7 87.1 77.9 78.1 60.5 61.4
     26 or Older 88.0 88.0 68.4a 67.0 53.9 52.5
GENDER
     Male 86.4 86.4 70.7 69.6 57.4 57.3
     Female 80.1 80.1 61.8 60.8 44.9a 43.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 84.2 84.3 67.0 66.0 52.1 51.3
          White 86.8 86.7 69.8 68.9 55.0 54.4
          Black or African American 75.3 76.4 54.9 53.8 39.9 37.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 81.0 78.6 61.2 62.3 44.7 42.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 75.7 * * 54.5 * 43.3
          Asian 63.9 68.0 53.8 52.9 37.1 39.8
          Two or More Races 82.3 79.9 66.7 62.9 49.9 44.4
     Hispanic or Latino 75.7 74.7 60.0 58.0 42.8 41.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.46A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 10,747 10,713 8,564 8,563 4,365 4,425
GENDER
     Male 5,490 5,346 4,211 4,102 2,200 2,185
     Female 5,257 5,368 4,353 4,460 2,165 2,241
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 8,991 8,872 7,229 7,135 3,711 3,765
          White 7,114 6,977 5,884 5,790 3,123 3,195
          Black or African American 1,299 1,352 894 916 396 379
          American Indian or Alaska Native 96 80 77 65 43 29
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 294 269 219 203 75 85
          Two or More Races 153 162 123 130 59 68
     Hispanic or Latino 1,756 1,841 1,335 1,428 654 660
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 3,638 3,501 2,904 2,808 1,580 1,594
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 3,477 3,476 2,980 2,982 1,542 1,602
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 667 683 434 425 201 187
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 632 669 460 491 195 191
     Male, Hispanic 902 900 667 684 338 327
     Female, Hispanic 853 941 668 744 315 333
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.46B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 43.4 42.9 34.6 34.3 17.6 17.7
GENDER
     Male 43.4 41.9 33.3 32.1 17.4 17.1
     Female 43.4 43.9 36.0 36.5 17.9 18.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 43.2 42.4 34.7 34.1 17.8 18.0
          White 45.8 44.8 37.9 37.2 20.1 20.5
          Black or African American 35.9 36.1 24.7 24.5 10.9 10.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 50.8 45.1 41.0 36.5 22.6 16.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 29.0 27.7 21.7 20.9 7.4 8.7
          Two or More Races 39.0 40.5 31.4 32.4 15.1 17.0
     Hispanic or Latino 44.7 45.3 34.0 35.1 16.6 16.2
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 45.6 43.9 36.4 35.2 19.8 20.0
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 46.0 45.8 39.4 39.3 20.4 21.1
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 36.7 36.2 23.9 22.5 11.1 9.9
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 35.2 36.0 25.6 26.5 10.8 10.3
     Male, Hispanic 44.9 43.4 33.2 32.9 16.8 15.8
     Female, Hispanic 44.4 47.3 34.8 37.4 16.4 16.7
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.47A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 26,889 27,622 24,153 24,778 18,759 19,466
GENDER
     Male 13,660 13,944 12,438 12,790 10,129a 10,652
     Female 13,229 13,678 11,716 11,987 8,630 8,814
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 22,432 22,930 20,383 20,804 16,024 16,517
          White 17,392 17,815 16,040 16,384 12,892 13,366
          Black or African American 3,306 3,362 2,816 2,903 1,968 2,020
          American Indian or Alaska Native 193 157 * 128 129 96
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 1,022 1,142 908 977 683 706
          Two or More Races 377 329 334 304 258 241
     Hispanic or Latino 4,457 4,692 3,770 3,974 2,736 2,949
EDUCATION
     < High School 5,541 5,546 4,712 4,675 3,313 3,332
     High School Graduate 9,046 9,379 7,958 8,289 5,919 6,233
     Some College 8,814 8,990 8,162 8,281 6,647 6,794
     College Graduate 3,487 3,707 3,321 3,533 2,881 3,107
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 13,077 13,082 11,969 11,901 9,619 9,659
     Part-Time 6,768 7,095 6,091 6,474 4,670a 5,087
     Unemployed 2,146 2,298 1,900 2,082 1,394a 1,581
     Other1 4,898 5,148 4,193 4,321 3,077 3,139
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.47B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 86.7 87.1 77.9 78.1 60.5 61.4
GENDER
     Male 88.0 87.6 80.1 80.3 65.2 66.9
     Female 85.4 86.5 75.6 75.8 55.7 55.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 87.8 88.0 79.8 79.8 62.7 63.4
          White 90.1 90.7 83.1 83.4 66.8 68.0
          Black or African American 81.2 78.6 69.2 67.9 48.3 47.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 89.8 85.5 * 69.9 60.0 52.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 74.6 79.0 66.2 67.6 49.9 48.9
          Two or More Races 93.4 90.7 82.8 83.9 64.0 66.6
     Hispanic or Latino 81.2 82.9 68.7 70.2 49.8 52.1
EDUCATION
     < High School 80.6 80.7 68.5 68.0 48.2 48.5
     High School Graduate 85.5 85.4 75.2 75.5 55.9 56.7
     Some College 90.2 90.9 83.5 83.7 68.0 68.7
     College Graduate 91.9 93.3 87.5 88.9 76.0 78.2
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 90.2 89.8 82.6 81.7 66.4 66.3
     Part-Time 85.6 86.7 77.1 79.1 59.1a 62.2
     Unemployed 87.3 85.2 77.3 77.2 56.7 58.6
     Other1 79.4a 82.0 68.0 68.8 49.9 50.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.48A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 157,816 159,198 122,759 121,200 96,696 95,073
GENDER
     Male 78,989 80,024 63,659 63,106 52,880 53,090
     Female 78,828 79,174 59,099 58,094 43,816 41,983
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 142,007 143,420 110,430 109,259 87,639 86,296
          White 119,065 119,413 93,527 92,420 75,027 73,854
          Black or African American 15,588 16,264 11,000 10,945 8,343 7,993
          American Indian or Alaska Native * * 662 589 489 403
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 4,469 5,232 3,750 3,991 2,604 3,098
          Two or More Races 1,538 1,567 1,219 1,186 935 833
     Hispanic or Latino 15,809 15,778 12,329 11,941 9,057 8,777
EDUCATION
     < High School 22,940 23,675 14,782 14,445 10,776 10,581
     High School Graduate 50,377 48,566 37,993a 35,750 29,092b 26,657
     Some College 39,383 39,159 31,190 30,929 24,268 24,288
     College Graduate 45,117a 47,798 38,793 40,076 32,560 33,547
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 93,847 94,410 77,768 77,287 62,422 61,940
     Part-Time 17,719 18,066 14,031 14,247 11,423 10,911
     Unemployed 4,488 4,889 3,790 3,852 2,996 3,026
     Other1 41,762 41,833 27,169 25,814 19,855 19,196
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.48B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 88.0 88.0 68.4a 67.0 53.9 52.5
GENDER
     Male 92.5 92.7 74.5 73.1 61.9 61.5
     Female 83.9 83.6 62.9 61.4 46.6a 44.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 88.9 89.2 69.1 67.9 54.9 53.7
          White 91.2 91.1 71.6 70.5 57.5 56.4
          Black or African American 81.5 83.7 57.5 56.3 43.6 41.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native * * 61.6 65.8 45.5 45.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 66.9 71.2 56.2 54.3 39.0 42.1
          Two or More Races 89.6 86.5 71.0 65.4 54.4 46.0
     Hispanic or Latino 80.4 78.3 62.7 59.2 46.1 43.5
EDUCATION
     < High School 75.6 76.3 48.7 46.6 35.5 34.1
     High School Graduate 87.8 86.5 66.2a 63.7 50.7b 47.5
     Some College 92.0 91.9 72.9 72.6 56.7 57.0
     College Graduate 92.4 93.4 79.5 78.3 66.7 65.6
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 92.0 92.2 76.2 75.5 61.2 60.5
     Part-Time 90.7 88.3 71.8 69.7 58.5a 53.3
     Unemployed 87.5 90.7 73.9 71.4 58.4 56.1
     Other1 79.3 79.4 51.6 49.0 37.7 36.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.49A Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 184,705 186,820 146,912 145,978 115,455 114,539
GENDER
     Male 92,648 93,968 76,097 75,896 63,009 63,742
     Female 92,057 92,852 70,815 70,082 52,446 50,797
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 164,439 166,350 130,812 130,063 103,663 102,813
          White 136,457 137,228 109,567 108,804 87,920 87,220
          Black or African American 18,894 19,625 13,816 13,848 10,311 10,012
          American Indian or Alaska Native 1,101 907 828 717 618 499
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 5,491 6,374 4,658 4,967 3,287 3,804
          Two or More Races 1,915 1,895 1,553 1,490 1,193 1,075
     Hispanic or Latino 20,266 20,470 16,100 15,915 11,792 11,727
EDUCATION
     < High School 28,481 29,220 19,494 19,120 14,088 13,913
     High School Graduate 59,423 57,946 45,951 44,039 35,011a 32,891
     Some College 48,197 48,149 39,353 39,210 30,914 31,081
     College Graduate 48,603a 51,505 42,114 43,609 35,442 36,654
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 106,925 107,492 89,737 89,188 72,041 71,599
     Part-Time 24,487 25,161 20,122 20,720 16,093 15,998
     Unemployed 6,634 7,187 5,690 5,934 4,390 4,607
     Other1 46,659 46,981 31,363 30,135 22,931 22,335
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.49B Alcohol Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 87.8 87.8 69.8a 68.6 54.9 53.9
GENDER
     Male 91.8 91.9 75.4 74.3 62.4 62.4
     Female 84.1 84.1 64.7 63.4 47.9a 46.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 88.8 89.0 70.6 69.6 56.0 55.0
          White 91.1 91.1 73.1 72.2 58.7 57.9
          Black or African American 81.5 82.8 59.6 58.4 44.5 42.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 85.4 84.0 64.2 66.5 47.9 46.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 68.2 72.4 57.9 56.5 40.8 43.2
          Two or More Races 90.3 87.2 73.2 68.5 56.3 49.4
     Hispanic or Latino 80.6 79.3 64.0 61.6 46.9 45.4
EDUCATION
     < High School 76.5 77.1 52.4 50.4 37.8 36.7
     High School Graduate 87.4 86.3 67.6a 65.6 51.5a 49.0
     Some College 91.7 91.7 74.9 74.7 58.8 59.2
     College Graduate 92.4 93.4 80.1 79.1 67.4 66.5
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 91.8 91.9 77.0 76.3 61.8 61.2
     Part-Time 89.2 87.9 73.3 72.4 58.6 55.9
     Unemployed 87.5 88.9 75.0 73.4 57.9 57.0
     Other1 79.3 79.6 53.3 51.1 39.0 37.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.50A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 119,820 118,965 53,787 53,770 15,860 16,144
AGE
     12–17 4,365 4,425 2,641 2,658 630 652
     18–25 18,759 19,466 12,699 13,188 4,625 4,788
     26 or Older 96,696 95,073 38,447 37,924 10,605 10,704
GENDER
     Male 65,210 65,927 35,456 35,565 12,216 11,958
     Female 54,610 53,038 18,331 18,205 3,645a 4,186
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 107,374 106,578 46,579 46,530 14,134 14,576
          White 91,042 90,415 38,727 39,159 12,340 12,775
          Black or African American 10,707 10,391 5,619 5,214 1,172 1,245
          American Indian or Alaska Native 660 528 413 371 128 126
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 212 205 146 67 51
          Asian 3,362 3,889 1,119 1,078 237 223
          Two or More Races 1,252 1,143 496 561 190 157
     Hispanic or Latino 12,446 12,386 7,208 7,240 1,726 1,568
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.50B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 51.0 50.1 22.9 22.6 6.7 6.8
AGE
     12–17 17.6 17.7 10.7 10.6 2.5 2.6
     18–25 60.5 61.4 40.9 41.6 14.9 15.1
     26 or Older 53.9 52.5 21.4 21.0 5.9 5.9
GENDER
     Male 57.4 57.3 31.2 30.9 10.8 10.4
     Female 44.9a 43.2 15.1 14.8 3.0a 3.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 52.1 51.3 22.6 22.4 6.9 7.0
          White 55.0 54.4 23.4 23.6 7.5 7.7
          Black or African American 39.9 37.9 21.0 19.0 4.4 4.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 44.7 42.0 27.9 29.6 8.7 10.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * 43.3 25.2 29.8 8.3 10.4
          Asian 37.1 39.8 12.4 11.0 2.6 2.3
          Two or More Races 49.9 44.4 19.8 21.8 7.5 6.1
     Hispanic or Latino 42.8 41.5 24.8 24.2 5.9 5.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.51A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 4,365 4,425 2,641 2,658 630 652
GENDER
     Male 2,200 2,185 1,441 1,421 395 374
     Female 2,165 2,241 1,200 1,237 235 278
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,711 3,765 2,230 2,276 544 583
          White 3,123 3,195 1,946 1,999 503 540
          Black or African American 396 379 178 172 22 20
          American Indian or Alaska Native 43 29 34 22 5 3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 75 85 32 31 1 12
          Two or More Races 59 68 34 43 11 3
     Hispanic or Latino 654 660 411 383 85 69
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 1,580 1,594 1,084 1,057 318 304
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 1,542 1,602 861 942 185 236
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 201 187 94 96 14 16
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 195 191 84 76 8 5
     Male, Hispanic 338 327 223 213 52 43
     Female, Hispanic 315 333 188 170 34 26
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.51B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 17.6 17.7 10.7 10.6 2.5 2.6
GENDER
     Male 17.4 17.1 11.4 11.1 3.1 2.9
     Female 17.9 18.3 9.9 10.1 1.9 2.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17.8 18.0 10.7 10.9 2.6 2.8
          White 20.1 20.5 12.5 12.8 3.2 3.5
          Black or African American 10.9 10.1 4.9 4.6 0.6 0.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 22.6 16.3 18.2 12.4 2.9 1.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 7.4 8.7 3.2 3.2 0.1 1.2
          Two or More Races 15.1 17.0 8.6 10.8 2.9 0.8
     Hispanic or Latino 16.6 16.2 10.5 9.4 2.2 1.7
GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN
     Male, White, Not Hispanic 19.8 20.0 13.6 13.2 4.0 3.8
     Female, White, Not Hispanic 20.4 21.1 11.4 12.4 2.5 3.1
     Male, Black, Not Hispanic 11.1 9.9 5.2 5.1 0.8 0.8
     Female, Black, Not Hispanic 10.8 10.3 4.7 4.1 0.4 0.2
     Male, Hispanic 16.8 15.8 11.1 10.2 2.6 2.1
     Female, Hispanic 16.4 16.7 9.8 8.6 1.8 1.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.52A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 18,759 19,466 12,699 13,188 4,625 4,788
GENDER
     Male 10,129a 10,652 7,787 8,163 3,282 3,372
     Female 8,630 8,814 4,911 5,025 1,343 1,417
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,024 16,517 10,790 11,123 4,127 4,177
          White 12,892 13,366 9,036 9,394 3,665 3,730
          Black or African American 1,968 2,020 1,067 1,036 239 230
          American Indian or Alaska Native 129 96 95 76 23 24
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 683 706 337 402 96 112
          Two or More Races 258 241 179 145 79 60
     Hispanic or Latino 2,736 2,949 1,909 2,065 498 611
EDUCATION
     < High School 3,313 3,332 2,526 2,570 764 863
     High School Graduate 5,919 6,233 4,059 4,283 1,455 1,505
     Some College 6,647 6,794 4,419 4,458 1,762 1,733
     College Graduate 2,881 3,107 1,695 1,877 644 688
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 9,619 9,659 6,587 6,659 2,307 2,396
     Part-Time 4,670a 5,087 3,093 3,289 1,179 1,219
     Unemployed 1,394a 1,581 1,018 1,144 394 450
     Other1 3,077 3,139 2,002 2,096 745 724
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.52B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 60.5 61.4 40.9 41.6 14.9 15.1
GENDER
     Male 65.2 66.9 50.2 51.3 21.1 21.2
     Female 55.7 55.8 31.7 31.8 8.7 9.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 62.7 63.4 42.3 42.7 16.2 16.0
          White 66.8 68.0 46.8 47.8 19.0 19.0
          Black or African American 48.3 47.2 26.2 24.2 5.9 5.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 60.0 52.3 44.1 41.6 10.6 13.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 49.9 48.9 24.6 27.8 7.0 7.8
          Two or More Races 64.0 66.6 44.4 40.0 19.5 16.6
     Hispanic or Latino 49.8 52.1 34.8 36.5 9.1 10.8
EDUCATION
     < High School 48.2 48.5 36.7 37.4 11.1 12.5
     High School Graduate 55.9 56.7 38.4 39.0 13.8 13.7
     Some College 68.0 68.7 45.2 45.1 18.0 17.5
     College Graduate 76.0 78.2 44.7 47.2 17.0 17.3
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 66.4 66.3 45.4 45.7 15.9 16.4
     Part-Time 59.1a 62.2 39.1 40.2 14.9 14.9
     Unemployed 56.7 58.6 41.4 42.4 16.0 16.7
     Other1 49.9 50.0 32.4 33.4 12.1 11.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.53A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 96,696 95,073 38,447 37,924 10,605 10,704
GENDER
     Male 52,880 53,090 26,227 25,981 8,539 8,212
     Female 43,816 41,983 12,220 11,943 2,067 2,492
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 87,639 86,296 33,559 33,131 9,462 9,815
          White 75,027 73,854 27,745 27,766 8,171 8,505
          Black or African American 8,343 7,993 4,373 4,006 911 994
          American Indian or Alaska Native 489 403 284 273 100 99
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 2,604 3,098 750 645 140 99
          Two or More Races 935 833 283 373 99 93
     Hispanic or Latino 9,057 8,777 4,888 4,793 1,143 888
EDUCATION
     < High School 10,776 10,581 6,421 6,636 2,133 2,117
     High School Graduate 29,092b 26,657 13,564 12,541 3,713 3,707
     Some College 24,268 24,288 9,248 9,467 2,578 2,642
     College Graduate 32,560 33,547 9,215 9,279 2,182 2,238
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 62,422 61,940 27,214 27,119 7,530 7,707
     Part-Time 11,423 10,911 3,891 3,550 944 1,064
     Unemployed 2,996 3,026 1,618 1,687 618 622
     Other1 19,855 19,196 5,724 5,567 1,513 1,311
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.53B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 53.9 52.5 21.4 21.0 5.9 5.9
GENDER
     Male 61.9 61.5 30.7 30.1 10.0 9.5
     Female 46.6a 44.3 13.0 12.6 2.2 2.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 54.9 53.7 21.0 20.6 5.9 6.1
          White 57.5 56.4 21.3 21.2 6.3 6.5
          Black or African American 43.6 41.1 22.9 20.6 4.8 5.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 45.5 45.0 26.4 30.5 9.3 11.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
          Asian 39.0 42.1 11.2 8.8 2.1 1.3
          Two or More Races 54.4 46.0 16.5 20.6 5.8 5.2
     Hispanic or Latino 46.1 43.5 24.9 23.8 5.8 4.4
EDUCATION
     < High School 35.5 34.1 21.2 21.4 7.0 6.8
     High School Graduate 50.7b 47.5 23.6 22.3 6.5 6.6
     Some College 56.7 57.0 21.6 22.2 6.0 6.2
     College Graduate 66.7 65.6 18.9 18.1 4.5 4.4
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 61.2 60.5 26.7 26.5 7.4 7.5
     Part-Time 58.5a 53.3 19.9 17.4 4.8 5.2
     Unemployed 58.4 56.1 31.5 31.3 12.1 11.5
     Other1 37.7 36.4 10.9 10.6 2.9 2.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.54A Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 115,455 114,539 51,146 51,112 15,231 15,492
GENDER
     Male 63,009 63,742 34,014 34,144 11,821 11,584
     Female 52,446 50,797 17,132 16,968 3,409a 3,908
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 103,663 102,813 44,349 44,255 13,590 13,993
          White 87,920 87,220 36,781 37,160 11,836 12,234
          Black or African American 10,311 10,012 5,440 5,042 1,150 1,224
          American Indian or Alaska Native 618 499 379 349 122 123
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 199 138 66 46
          Asian 3,287 3,804 1,087 1,047 236 211
          Two or More Races 1,193 1,075 463 518 178 154
     Hispanic or Latino 11,792 11,727 6,797 6,857 1,641 1,499
EDUCATION
     < High School 14,088 13,913 8,947 9,206 2,897 2,980
     High School Graduate 35,011a 32,891 17,623 16,824 5,169 5,212
     Some College 30,914 31,081 13,667 13,926 4,340 4,375
     College Graduate 35,442 36,654 10,910 11,156 2,826 2,925
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 72,041 71,599 33,801 33,778 9,836 10,103
     Part-Time 16,093 15,998 6,984 6,840 2,124 2,282
     Unemployed 4,390 4,607 2,635 2,831 1,012 1,072
     Other1 22,931 22,335 7,726 7,663 2,258 2,035
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.54B Alcohol Use, Binge Alcohol Use, and Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Demographic Characteristic TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE
Any Alcohol Use Binge Alcohol Use Heavy Alcohol Use
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 54.9 53.9 24.3 24.0 7.2 7.3
GENDER
     Male 62.4 62.4 33.7 33.4 11.7 11.3
     Female 47.9a 46.0 15.7 15.4 3.1 3.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 56.0 55.0 23.9 23.7 7.3 7.5
          White 58.7 57.9 24.5 24.7 7.9 8.1
          Black or African American 44.5 42.2 23.5 21.3 5.0 5.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 47.9 46.2 29.3 32.4 9.5 11.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 27.2 33.3 9.0 11.1
          Asian 40.8 43.2 13.5 11.9 2.9 2.4
          Two or More Races 56.3 49.4 21.8 23.8 8.4 7.1
     Hispanic or Latino 46.9 45.4 27.0 26.6 6.5 5.8
EDUCATION
     < High School 37.8 36.7 24.0 24.3 7.8 7.9
     High School Graduate 51.5a 49.0 25.9 25.1 7.6 7.8
     Some College 58.8 59.2 26.0 26.5 8.3 8.3
     College Graduate 67.4 66.5 20.7 20.2 5.4 5.3
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
     Full-Time 61.8 61.2 29.0 28.9 8.4 8.6
     Part-Time 58.6 55.9 25.4 23.9 7.7 8.0
     Unemployed 57.9 57.0 34.7 35.0 13.3 13.3
     Other1 39.0 37.9 13.1 13.0 3.8 3.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all heavy alcohol users are also binge alcohol users.
aDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2003 estimate is statistically significant at the 0.01 level.
1 Retired person, disabled person, homemaker, student, or other person not in the labor force.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.55A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
TOTAL1 162,897 70,582 60,785
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 146,114 62,481 54,244
     White 122,701 51,029 44,366
     Black or African American 15,921 7,898 6,936
     American Indian or Alaska Native 1,042 591 501
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 424 245 192
     Chinese 812 226 164
     Filipino 947 420 334
     Japanese 522 146 127
     Asian Indian 774 386 293
     Korean 475 243 216
     Vietnamese 329 175 143
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 16,783 8,101 6,541
     Mexican 10,964 5,323 4,284
     Puerto Rican 1,997 1,060 910
     Central or South American 2,278 1,080 816
     Cuban 752 367 309
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.55B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
TOTAL1 68.9 29.9 25.7
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 70.6 30.2 26.2
     White 74.0 30.8 26.8
     Black or African American 58.7 29.1 25.6
     American Indian or Alaska Native 76.2 43.2 36.6
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 65.0 37.7 29.5
     Chinese 38.5 10.7 7.8
     Filipino 45.1 20.0 15.9
     Japanese 61.9 17.3 15.1
     Asian Indian 38.7 19.3 14.6
     Korean 60.0 30.7 27.3
     Vietnamese 40.2 21.3 17.4
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 56.9 27.5 22.2
     Mexican 56.3 27.3 22.0
     Puerto Rican 62.9 33.4 28.7
     Central or South American 56.3 26.7 20.2
     Cuban 59.4 29.0 24.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.56A Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Numbers in Thousands, Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
TOTAL1 7,997 4,887 3,126
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 6,757 4,181 2,751
     White 5,399 3,485 2,361
     Black or African American 921 449 248
     American Indian or Alaska Native 95 64 47
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 7
     Chinese 26 15 6
     Filipino 47 16 8
     Japanese * * *
     Asian Indian 32 22 10
     Korean 18 * 2
     Vietnamese 25 6 2
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 1,239 706 375
     Mexican 880 506 261
     Puerto Rican 147 86 55
     Central or South American 131 72 33
     Cuban 46 26 17
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  2.56B Cigarette Use in Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Percentages, Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 NSDUHs
Racial/Ethnic Subgroup TIME PERIOD
Lifetime Past Year Past Month
TOTAL1 32.1 19.6 12.6
NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO1 32.4 20.0 13.2
     White 34.7 22.4 15.2
     Black or African American 25.0 12.2 6.8
     American Indian or Alaska Native 52.3 35.2 25.5
     Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * 8.9
     Chinese 12.1 7.2 2.9
     Filipino 28.6 9.9 4.6
     Japanese * * *
     Asian Indian 15.3 10.7 5.1
     Korean 19.0 * 2.0
     Vietnamese 21.8 5.2 1.5
HISPANIC OR LATINO1 31.0 17.7 9.4
     Mexican 30.9 17.8 9.2
     Puerto Rican 31.1 18.1 11.6
     Central or South American 30.1 16.5 7.5
     Cuban 38.3 21.9 14.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Totals include data from respondents reporting racial/ethnic subgroups not shown, as well as respondents reporting more than one subgroup.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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