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2003 National Survey on Drug Use & Health:  Detailed Tables

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Table  3.1A Perceived Risk and Availability of Drugs, by Age Group: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
Risk/Availability1 Total AGE GROUP (Years)
12–17 18–25 26 or Older
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK
     Cigarettes
          Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 166,124 168,717 15,493 15,899 20,152 20,743 130,478 132,075
     Marijuana
          Smoke Once a Month 88,596a 92,711 7,918b 8,614 7,252b 7,812 73,427 76,285
          Smoke Once or Twice a Week 118,697a 123,443 12,614b 13,449 10,947a 11,600 95,135 98,394
     Cocaine
          Use Once a Month 165,536 166,317 12,296 12,628 19,683 19,971 133,558 133,718
          Use Once or Twice a Week 207,016 208,765 19,463 19,835 26,794 27,246 160,759 161,684
     Heroin
          Try Once or Twice 190,861 192,487 14,211 14,400 23,917 24,296 152,733 153,791
          Use Once or Twice a Week 217,455 220,004 20,073 20,244 28,723 29,367 168,658 170,393
     LSD
          Try Once or Twice 169,629 170,754 12,499 12,805 19,046 19,606 138,085 138,342
          Use Once or Twice a Week 204,413 206,339 18,156 18,475 25,890 26,587 160,367 161,277
     Alcohol
          Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 161,928 162,769 15,288 15,277 19,201 19,284 127,439 128,208
          Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 98,785 98,548 9,379 9,528 10,248 10,078 79,158 78,943
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY
     Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain
          Marijuana 130,549 134,014 13,299 13,084 23,718 24,409 93,532 96,521
          Cocaine 70,675 71,461 5,981 6,010 12,176 12,622 52,518 52,829
          Crack 65,373 67,179 6,324 6,286 9,805 9,909 49,244 50,984
          Heroin 40,380 41,125 3,765 3,649 6,062 6,117 30,554 31,359
          LSD 44,659 44,053 4,562b 4,154 8,634a 8,113 31,463 31,785
     Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in
        the Past Month
18,152 18,803 4,121 4,013 5,894 6,223 8,137 8,567
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.1B Perceived Risk and Availability of Drugs, by Age Group: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
Risk/Availability1 Total AGE GROUP (Years)
12–17 18–25 26 or Older
2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK
     Cigarettes
          Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 71.1 71.4 63.1 64.2 65.2 65.7 73.3 73.4
     Marijuana
          Smoke Once a Month 38.3a 39.6 32.4b 34.9 23.5a 24.8 41.7 42.9
          Smoke Once or Twice a Week 51.3b 52.8 51.5b 54.4 35.5a 36.8 54.1a 55.4
     Cocaine
          Use Once a Month 71.5 71.0 50.5 51.4 64.1 63.6 75.7 75.0
          Use Once or Twice a Week 89.4 89.0 79.8 80.7 87.2 86.6 91.1 90.6
     Heroin
          Try Once or Twice 82.4 82.2 58.5 58.8 78.0 77.5 86.5 86.2
          Use Once or Twice a Week 93.9 93.9 82.5 82.6 93.6 93.5 95.5 95.5
     LSD
          Try Once or Twice 73.7 73.4 52.6 53.4 62.4 63.0 78.5 77.9
          Use Once or Twice a Week 88.8 88.7 76.2 76.9 84.8 85.3 91.2 90.9
     Alcohol
          Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 69.4 68.9 62.2 61.6 62.1 61.1 71.7 71.2
          Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 42.3 41.7 38.2 38.5 33.2a 31.9 44.5 43.9
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY
     Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain
          Marijuana 58.0 58.8 55.0a 53.6 77.4 77.9 54.9 56.0
          Cocaine 31.8 31.8 25.0 25.0 40.5 41.2 31.3 31.1
          Crack 29.5 30.0 26.5 26.2 32.7 32.5 29.4 30.1
          Heroin 18.3 18.4 15.8 15.3 20.3 20.2 18.3 18.6
          LSD 20.3 19.8 19.4b 17.6 28.9b 26.7 18.9 18.8
     Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in
        the Past Month
7.7 7.9 16.7 16.1 19.0 19.6 4.5 4.7
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.2A Risk Perceptions of Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Smoke One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 15,493 15,899 9,042 8,869
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,042 5,238 3,115 3,063
     14–15 5,266 5,309 3,149a 2,894
     16–17 5,185 5,352 2,779 2,912
GENDER
     Male 7,433 7,638 5,121 5,014
     Female 8,060 8,261 3,921 3,855
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 13,074 13,369 7,587 7,411
          White 9,741 9,897 5,684 5,580
          Black or African American 2,275 2,439 1,307 1,258
          American Indian or Alaska Native 96 96 91 77
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 648 614 345 344
          Two or More Races 266 265 125 134
     Hispanic or Latino 2,419 2,530 1,456 1,458
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 8,343 8,610 4,740 4,582
     Small Metro 4,599 4,686 2,585 2,644
     Nonmetro 2,551 2,602 1,718 1,644
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,560 1,555 1,312 1,237
          Marijuana 1,086 1,057 937 903
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 749 778 666 628
     Cigarettes 1,591 1,510 1,609 1,525
     Alcohol 2,456 2,515 1,892 1,900
          Binge Alcohol4 1,424 1,454 1,211 1,197
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,051 3,100 2,430 2,326
          Marijuana 2,164 2,078 1,740 1,648
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,793 1,863 1,531 1,469
     Cigarettes 2,673 2,498 2,346 2,223
     Alcohol 5,051 5,101 3,487 3,425
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,339 4,413 3,274 3,175
          Marijuana 2,919 2,776 2,178 2,092
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,911 3,017 2,349 2,268
     Cigarettes 4,685 4,418 3,529a 3,303
     Alcohol 6,464 6,469 4,249 4,194
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.2B Risk Perceptions of Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Smoke One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 63.1 64.2 36.9 35.8
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 61.8 63.1 38.2 36.9
     14–15 62.6a 64.7 37.4a 35.3
     16–17 65.1 64.8 34.9 35.2
GENDER
     Male 59.2 60.4 40.8 39.6
     Female 67.3 68.2 32.7 31.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 63.3 64.3 36.7 35.7
          White 63.2 63.9 36.8 36.1
          Black or African American 63.5 66.0 36.5 34.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native 51.3 55.4 48.7 44.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 65.2 64.1 34.8 35.9
          Two or More Races 68.0 66.5 32.0 33.5
     Hispanic or Latino 62.4 63.4 37.6 36.6
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 63.8 65.3 36.2 34.7
     Small Metro 64.0 63.9 36.0 36.1
     Nonmetro 59.8 61.3 40.2 38.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.1 9.8 14.5 14.0
          Marijuana 7.0 6.7 10.4 10.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.8 4.9 7.4 7.1
     Cigarettes 10.3 9.5 17.8 17.2
     Alcohol 15.9 15.8 20.9 21.4
          Binge Alcohol4 9.2 9.1 13.4 13.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.7 19.5 26.9 26.2
          Marijuana 14.0 13.1 19.2 18.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.6 11.7 16.9 16.6
     Cigarettes 17.3b 15.7 25.9 25.1
     Alcohol 32.6 32.1 38.6 38.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.0 27.8 36.2 35.8
          Marijuana 18.8a 17.5 24.1 23.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.8 19.0 26.0 25.6
     Cigarettes 30.2b 27.8 39.0 37.2
     Alcohol 41.7 40.7 47.0 47.3
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.3A Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Smoke Marijuana Once a Month1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 7,918b 8,614 16,522 16,058
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 3,411 3,628 4,705 4,638
     14–15 2,586 2,782 5,785b 5,389
     16–17 1,920b 2,204 6,032 6,031
GENDER
     Male 3,836b 4,183 8,649 8,415
     Female 4,081b 4,432 7,873 7,643
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 6,572b 7,180 13,998a 13,504
          White 4,829b 5,326 10,543a 10,091
          Black or African American 1,229 1,283 2,341 2,398
          American Indian or Alaska Native 54 53 133 119
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 311 367 667 583
          Two or More Races 126 124 256 265
     Hispanic or Latino 1,346 1,434 2,524 2,554
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 4,025b 4,535 9,013 8,594
     Small Metro 2,303a 2,539 4,856 4,776
     Nonmetro 1,590 1,541 2,654 2,688
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 383 397 2,485 2,397
          Marijuana 150 159 1,870 1,803
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 262 264 1,152 1,145
     Cigarettes 475 467 2,719 2,565
     Alcohol 747 800 3,593 3,608
          Binge Alcohol4 390 399 2,238 2,255
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 834 938 4,637 4,483
          Marijuana 375 399 3,523 3,330
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 592 660 2,728 2,671
     Cigarettes 873 856 4,142a 3,865
     Alcohol 1,718 1,817 6,789 6,695
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,399 1,527 6,195 6,048
          Marijuana 620 616 4,471 4,255
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,067 1,190 4,180 4,087
     Cigarettes 1,710 1,715 6,488b 5,985
     Alcohol 2,379 2,570 8,305 8,076
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.3B Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once a Month (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Smoke Marijuana Once a Month1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 32.4b 34.9 67.6b 65.1
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 42.0 43.9 58.0 56.1
     14–15 30.9b 34.1 69.1b 65.9
     16–17 24.1b 26.8 75.9b 73.2
GENDER
     Male 30.7b 33.2 69.3b 66.8
     Female 34.1b 36.7 65.9b 63.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 32.0b 34.7 68.0b 65.3
          White 31.4b 34.5 68.6b 65.5
          Black or African American 34.4 34.9 65.6 65.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 28.9 30.6 71.1 69.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 31.8 38.6 68.2 61.4
          Two or More Races 33.0 31.8 67.0 68.2
     Hispanic or Latino 34.8 36.0 65.2 64.0
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 30.9b 34.5 69.1b 65.5
     Small Metro 32.2b 34.7 67.8b 65.3
     Nonmetro 37.5 36.4 62.5 63.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 4.8 4.6 15.0 14.9
          Marijuana 1.9 1.8 11.3 11.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3.3 3.1 7.0 7.1
     Cigarettes 6.0 5.4 16.5 16.0
     Alcohol 9.4 9.3 21.7 22.5
          Binge Alcohol4 4.9 4.6 13.5 14.0
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.5 10.9 28.1 27.9
          Marijuana 4.7 4.6 21.3 20.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 7.5 7.7 16.5 16.6
     Cigarettes 11.0 9.9 25.1 24.1
     Alcohol 21.7 21.1 41.1 41.7
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 17.7 17.7 37.5 37.7
          Marijuana 7.8 7.1 27.1 26.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 13.5 13.8 25.3 25.5
     Cigarettes 21.6a 19.9 39.3b 37.3
     Alcohol 30.1 29.8 50.3 50.3
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.4A Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Smoke Marijuana Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 12,614b 13,449 11,865b 11,262
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,197 5,475 2,947 2,807
     14–15 4,177 4,391 4,206b 3,786
     16–17 3,240b 3,583 4,712 4,669
GENDER
     Male 5,954b 6,567 6,559b 6,034
     Female 6,660 6,883 5,306 5,228
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 10,660b 11,417 9,937b 9,316
          White 8,184b 8,832 7,215b 6,604
          Black or African American 1,629 1,692 1,941 2,001
          American Indian or Alaska Native 83 71 104 104
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 545 570 433 385
          Two or More Races 191 209 191 189
     Hispanic or Latino 1,955 2,032 1,928 1,946
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 6,523b 7,045 6,531a 6,119
     Small Metro 3,712a 4,023 3,462 3,290
     Nonmetro 2,380 2,381 1,872 1,853
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 534 530 2,333 2,272
          Marijuana 208 214 1,812 1,753
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 370 355 1,043 1,055
     Cigarettes 734 646 2,454 2,388
     Alcohol 1,150 1,271 3,188 3,141
          Binge Alcohol4 556 594 2,072 2,060
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,318 1,406 4,149 4,021
          Marijuana 616 621 3,279 3,114
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 882 981 2,437 2,349
     Cigarettes 1,352 1,268 3,659 3,450
     Alcohol 2,828a 3,045 5,680 5,477
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,222 2,363 5,361 5,214
          Marijuana 1,008 964 4,079 3,914
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,621a 1,822 3,617 3,451
     Cigarettes 2,645 2,592 5,551b 5,114
     Alcohol 3,857a 4,124 6,828 6,531
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.4B Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Smoke Marijuana Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 51.5b 54.4 48.5b 45.6
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 63.8a 66.1 36.2a 33.9
     14–15 49.8b 53.7 50.2b 46.3
     16–17 40.7a 43.4 59.3a 56.6
GENDER
     Male 47.6b 52.1 52.4b 47.9
     Female 55.7 56.8 44.3 43.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 51.8b 55.1 48.2b 44.9
          White 53.1b 57.2 46.9b 42.8
          Black or African American 45.6 45.8 54.4 54.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 44.3 40.6 55.7 59.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 55.7 59.7 44.3 40.3
          Two or More Races 49.9 52.5 50.1 47.5
     Hispanic or Latino 50.3 51.1 49.7 48.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 50.0b 53.5 50.0b 46.5
     Small Metro 51.7b 55.0 48.3b 45.0
     Nonmetro 56.0 56.2 44.0 43.8
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 4.2 3.9 19.7 20.2
          Marijuana 1.7 1.6 15.3 15.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2.9 2.6 8.8 9.4
     Cigarettes 5.8b 4.8 20.7 21.2
     Alcohol 9.1 9.5 26.9 27.9
          Binge Alcohol4 4.4 4.4 17.5 18.3
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.5 10.5 35.0 35.7
          Marijuana 4.9 4.6 27.6 27.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 7.0 7.3 20.5 20.9
     Cigarettes 10.7a 9.4 30.8 30.6
     Alcohol 22.4 22.6 47.9 48.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 17.6 17.6 45.2 46.3
          Marijuana 8.0 7.2 34.4 34.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.8 13.5 30.5 30.6
     Cigarettes 21.0a 19.3 46.8 45.4
     Alcohol 30.6 30.7 57.5 58.0
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.5A Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once a Month, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once a Month (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Use Cocaine Once a Month1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 12,296 12,628 12,062 11,934
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 3,461 3,601 4,634 4,630
     14–15 4,135 4,199 4,185a 3,917
     16–17 4,700 4,828 3,243 3,387
GENDER
     Male 6,316 6,581 6,136 5,944
     Female 5,980 6,047 5,925 5,990
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 10,507 10,773 9,990 9,810
          White 7,805 7,993 7,536 7,337
          Black or African American 1,977 2,068 1,558 1,594
          American Indian or Alaska Native 84 70 102 99
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 432 414 546 539
          Two or More Races 184 199 200 197
     Hispanic or Latino 1,789 1,855 2,072 2,123
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 6,394 6,680 6,592 6,410
     Small Metro 3,713 3,799 3,418 3,482
     Nonmetro 2,189 2,149 2,052 2,042
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,376 1,430 1,476 1,346
          Marijuana 990 1,026 1,020 920
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 613 607 794 789
     Cigarettes 1,731 1,616 1,440 1,380
     Alcohol 2,316 2,359 2,009 2,019
          Binge Alcohol4 1,365 1,398 1,254 1,239
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,764 2,795 2,669 2,578
          Marijuana 2,073 2,025 1,789 1,662
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,452 1,472 1,860 1,836
     Cigarettes 2,684 2,505 2,285 2,158
     Alcohol 4,582 4,556 3,888 3,901
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,905 3,897 3,626 3,628
          Marijuana 2,836 2,697 2,208 2,124
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,412 2,429 2,806 2,824
     Cigarettes 4,470a 4,183 3,668 3,461
     Alcohol 5,787 5,757 4,840 4,829
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.5B Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once a Month, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once a Month (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Use Cocaine Once a Month1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 50.5 51.4 49.5 48.6
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 42.8 43.7 57.2 56.3
     14–15 49.7a 51.7 50.3a 48.3
     16–17 59.2 58.8 40.8 41.2
GENDER
     Male 50.7a 52.5 49.3a 47.5
     Female 50.2 50.2 49.8 49.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 51.3 52.3 48.7 47.7
          White 50.9 52.1 49.1 47.9
          Black or African American 55.9 56.5 44.1 43.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 45.1 41.3 54.9 58.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 44.2 43.5 55.8 56.5
          Two or More Races 47.9 50.3 52.1 49.7
     Hispanic or Latino 46.3 46.6 53.7 53.4
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 49.2 51.0 50.8 49.0
     Small Metro 52.1 52.2 47.9 47.8
     Nonmetro 51.6 51.3 48.4 48.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 11.2 11.3 12.2 11.3
          Marijuana 8.1 8.1 8.5 7.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.0 4.8 6.6 6.6
     Cigarettes 14.1a 12.8 11.9 11.6
     Alcohol 18.8 18.7 16.7 16.9
          Binge Alcohol4 11.1 11.1 10.4 10.4
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 22.5 22.1 22.1 21.6
          Marijuana 16.9 16.0 14.8 13.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.8 11.7 15.4 15.4
     Cigarettes 21.8b 19.8 18.9 18.1
     Alcohol 37.3 36.1 32.2 32.7
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 31.8 30.9 30.1 30.4
          Marijuana 23.1a 21.4 18.3 17.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.6 19.2 23.3 23.7
     Cigarettes 36.4b 33.1 30.4 29.0
     Alcohol 47.1 45.6 40.1 40.5
*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.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.6A Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Use Cocaine Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19,463 19,835 4,927 4,757
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,991 6,188 2,127 2,062
     14–15 6,685 6,601 1,643 1,514
     16–17 6,787 7,046 1,156 1,181
GENDER
     Male 9,967 10,125 2,497 2,415
     Female 9,496 9,710 2,430 2,342
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,611 16,914 3,905 3,706
          White 12,776 12,851 2,579 2,515
          Black or African American 2,613 2,821 919 844
          American Indian or Alaska Native 125 124 61 48
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 733 743 248 206
          Two or More Races 312 326 73 70
     Hispanic or Latino 2,852 2,921 1,022 1,050
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,247 10,520 2,752 2,595
     Small Metro 5,774 5,921 1,378 1,368
     Nonmetro 3,442 3,394 796 794
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,108 2,080 744 695
          Marijuana 1,522 1,491 488 456
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 961 950 447 445
     Cigarettes 2,508 2,326 664 675
     Alcohol 3,480 3,486 845 893
          Binge Alcohol4 2,042 2,052 579 585
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,268 4,196 1,166 1,181
          Marijuana 3,099 2,937 764 749
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,417 2,409 896 905
     Cigarettes 3,988a 3,663 985 1,002
     Alcohol 6,952 6,864 1,520 1,600
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,926 5,911 1,610 1,611
          Marijuana 4,127 3,892 917 929
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,886 3,932 1,337 1,320
     Cigarettes 6,581b 6,094 1,560 1,550
     Alcohol 8,742 8,634 1,884 1,957
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.6B Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Cocaine Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Use Cocaine Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 79.8 80.7 20.2 19.3
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 73.8 75.0 26.2 25.0
     14–15 80.3 81.3 19.7 18.7
     16–17 85.4 85.6 14.6 14.4
GENDER
     Male 80.0 80.7 20.0 19.3
     Female 79.6 80.6 20.4 19.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 81.0a 82.0 19.0a 18.0
          White 83.2 83.6 16.8 16.4
          Black or African American 74.0a 77.0 26.0a 23.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native 67.2 72.2 32.8 27.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 74.7 78.3 25.3 21.7
          Two or More Races 81.0 82.4 19.0 17.6
     Hispanic or Latino 73.6 73.5 26.4 26.5
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 78.8 80.2 21.2 19.8
     Small Metro 80.7 81.2 19.3 18.8
     Nonmetro 81.2 81.0 18.8 19.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.8 10.5 15.1 14.6
          Marijuana 7.8 7.5 9.9 9.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.9 4.8 9.1 9.4
     Cigarettes 12.9a 11.7 13.5 14.2
     Alcohol 17.9 17.6 17.2 18.8
          Binge Alcohol4 10.5 10.3 11.8 12.3
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.9 21.2 23.7 24.8
          Marijuana 15.9a 14.8 15.5 15.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.4 12.1 18.2 19.0
     Cigarettes 20.5b 18.5 20.0 21.1
     Alcohol 35.7 34.6 30.8a 33.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 30.4 29.8 32.7 33.9
          Marijuana 21.2b 19.6 18.6 19.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.0 19.8 27.1 27.7
     Cigarettes 33.8b 30.7 31.7 32.6
     Alcohol 44.9a 43.5 38.2a 41.1
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.7A Risk Perceptions of Trying Heroin Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Trying Heroin Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Try Heroin Once or Twice1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 14,211 14,400 10,088 10,104
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 3,828 3,918 4,265 4,264
     14–15 4,816 4,812 3,476 3,300
     16–17 5,567 5,670 2,347a 2,540
GENDER
     Male 7,339 7,454 5,058 5,047
     Female 6,873 6,945 5,030 5,057
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 11,930 12,070 8,512 8,475
          White 8,893 8,946 6,408 6,370
          Black or African American 2,161 2,281 1,370 1,373
          American Indian or Alaska Native 109 99 76 69
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 521 482 446 458
          Two or More Races 215 236 171 160
     Hispanic or Latino 2,281 2,330 1,576 1,629
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 7,520 7,687 5,430 5,370
     Small Metro 4,195 4,245 2,932 3,022
     Nonmetro 2,497 2,467 1,726 1,711
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,991 1,919 847 842
          Marijuana 1,480 1,439 516 499
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 924 882 483 506
     Cigarettes 2,312 2,173 842 815
     Alcohol 2,995 2,956 1,314 1,408
          Binge Alcohol4 1,903 1,838 708 795
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,673 3,561 1,738 1,791
          Marijuana 2,824 2,659 1,022 1,018
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,105 2,045 1,197 1,251
     Cigarettes 3,453a 3,221 1,500 1,435
     Alcohol 5,677 5,575 2,773 2,869
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,972 4,920 2,533 2,583
          Marijuana 3,677 3,477 1,340 1,329
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,291 3,236 1,917 2,004
     Cigarettes 5,516a 5,161 2,593 2,469
     Alcohol 7,062 6,921 3,534 3,642
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.7B Risk Perceptions of Trying Heroin Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Trying Heroin Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Try Heroin Once or Twice1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 58.5 58.8 41.5 41.2
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 47.3 47.9 52.7 52.1
     14–15 58.1 59.3 41.9 40.7
     16–17 70.3 69.1 29.7 30.9
GENDER
     Male 59.2 59.6 40.8 40.4
     Female 57.7 57.9 42.3 42.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 58.4 58.7 41.6 41.3
          White 58.1 58.4 41.9 41.6
          Black or African American 61.2 62.4 38.8 37.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 59.0 59.0 41.0 41.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 53.8 51.3 46.2 48.7
          Two or More Races 55.7 59.7 44.3 40.3
     Hispanic or Latino 59.1 58.9 40.9 41.1
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 58.1 58.9 41.9 41.1
     Small Metro 58.9 58.4 41.1 41.6
     Nonmetro 59.1 59.0 40.9 41.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 14.0 13.3 8.4 8.3
          Marijuana 10.4 10.0 5.1 4.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 6.5 6.1 4.8 5.0
     Cigarettes 16.3a 15.1 8.3 8.1
     Alcohol 21.1 20.5 13.0 13.9
          Binge Alcohol4 13.4 12.8 7.0 7.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 25.8 24.7 17.2 17.7
          Marijuana 19.9a 18.5 10.1 10.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 14.8 14.2 11.9 12.4
     Cigarettes 24.3b 22.4 14.9 14.2
     Alcohol 39.9 38.7 27.5 28.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 35.0 34.2 25.1 25.6
          Marijuana 25.9a 24.1 13.3 13.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 23.2 22.5 19.0 19.8
     Cigarettes 38.8b 35.8 25.7 24.4
     Alcohol 49.7a 48.1 35.0 36.0
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.8A Risk Perceptions of Using Heroin Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Heroin Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Use Heroin Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 20,073 20,244 4,250 4,276
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,000 6,045 2,100 2,147
     14–15 6,915 6,777 1,379 1,334
     16–17 7,158 7,421 772 794
GENDER
     Male 10,238 10,348 2,158 2,157
     Female 9,835 9,896 2,092 2,119
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,055 17,171 3,410 3,388
          White 13,185 13,172 2,128 2,155
          Black or African American 2,611 2,768 923 881
          American Indian or Alaska Native 147 137 38 36
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 752 720 223 222
          Two or More Races 314 330 72 65
     Hispanic or Latino 3,018 3,073 841 887
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,623 10,797 2,343 2,270
     Small Metro 5,933 5,993 1,201 1,279
     Nonmetro 3,517 3,453 707 727
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,472 2,349 372 416
          Marijuana 1,829 1,727 171 214
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,160 1,116 248 272
     Cigarettes 2,829a 2,611 333 382
     Alcohol 3,851 3,823 465a 546
          Binge Alcohol4 2,354 2,318 261 316
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,692 4,580 726 772
          Marijuana 3,515 3,300 336 380
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,769 2,712 535 581
     Cigarettes 4,394b 4,023 565 638
     Alcohol 7,475 7,342 978a 1,109
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 6,393 6,336 1,121 1,169
          Marijuana 4,563 4,297 464 513
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,305 4,288 906 950
     Cigarettes 7,081b 6,554 1,032 1,080
     Alcohol 9,274 9,092 1,327a 1,481
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.8B Risk Perceptions of Using Heroin Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using Heroin Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Use Heroin Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 82.5 82.6 17.5 17.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 74.1 73.8 25.9 26.2
     14–15 83.4 83.6 16.6 16.4
     16–17 90.3 90.3 9.7 9.7
GENDER
     Male 82.6 82.7 17.4 17.3
     Female 82.5 82.4 17.5 17.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 83.3 83.5 16.7 16.5
          White 86.1 85.9 13.9 14.1
          Black or African American 73.9 75.9 26.1 24.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 79.4 79.2 20.6 20.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 77.1 76.4 22.9 23.6
          Two or More Races 81.4 83.5 18.6 16.5
     Hispanic or Latino 78.2 77.6 21.8 22.4
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 81.9 82.6 18.1 17.4
     Small Metro 83.2 82.4 16.8 17.6
     Nonmetro 83.3 82.6 16.7 17.4
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 12.3 11.6 8.8 9.7
          Marijuana 9.1 8.5 4.0 5.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.8 5.5 5.8 6.4
     Cigarettes 14.1b 12.9 7.8 8.9
     Alcohol 19.2 18.9 10.9a 12.8
          Binge Alcohol4 11.7 11.4 6.1 7.4
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 23.4 22.6 17.1 18.1
          Marijuana 17.5a 16.3 7.9 8.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 13.8 13.4 12.6 13.6
     Cigarettes 21.9b 19.9 13.3 14.9
     Alcohol 37.2 36.3 23.0a 25.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 31.9 31.3 26.4 27.3
          Marijuana 22.7b 21.2 10.9 12.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 21.4 21.2 21.3 22.2
     Cigarettes 35.3b 32.4 24.3 25.3
     Alcohol 46.2a 44.9 31.2a 34.6
*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.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.9A Risk Perceptions of Trying LSD Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Trying LSD Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Try LSD Once or Twice1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 12,499 12,805 11,278 11,186
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 3,601 3,610 4,197 4,298
     14–15 4,252 4,312 3,873 3,639
     16–17 4,646 4,883 3,208 3,249
GENDER
     Male 6,323 6,632 5,812 5,611
     Female 6,175 6,174 5,466 5,575
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 10,480 10,741 9,511 9,371
          White 7,736 7,937 7,242 7,061
          Black or African American 1,983 2,001 1,457 1,573
          American Indian or Alaska Native 92 94 92 71
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 438 462 499 459
          Two or More Races 189 210 187 172
     Hispanic or Latino 2,019 2,065 1,767 1,815
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 6,576 6,788 6,084 5,971
     Small Metro 3,671 3,790 3,311 3,337
     Nonmetro 2,252 2,227 1,883 1,878
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,309 1,404 1,480a 1,322
          Marijuana 911 1,017 1,051a 902
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 617 632 764 735
     Cigarettes 1,697 1,677 1,412 1,275
     Alcohol 2,248 2,348 2,012 1,963
          Binge Alcohol4 1,334 1,410 1,254 1,196
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,603 2,798 2,721a 2,490
          Marijuana 1,905 2,025 1,890b 1,618
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,450 1,539 1,798 1,710
     Cigarettes 2,633 2,572 2,256a 2,032
     Alcohol 4,470 4,628 3,854 3,689
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,760 3,969 3,623 3,438
          Marijuana 2,645 2,697 2,313b 2,066
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,420 2,557 2,695 2,606
     Cigarettes 4,371 4,288 3,617b 3,246
     Alcohol 5,687 5,854 4,749 4,546
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.9B Risk Perceptions of Trying LSD Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Trying LSD Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Try LSD Once or Twice1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 52.6 53.4 47.4 46.6
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 46.2 45.7 53.8 54.3
     14–15 52.3 54.2 47.7 45.8
     16–17 59.2 60.0 40.8 40.0
GENDER
     Male 52.1a 54.2 47.9a 45.8
     Female 53.0 52.5 47.0 47.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 52.4 53.4 47.6 46.6
          White 51.6 52.9 48.4 47.1
          Black or African American 57.6 56.0 42.4 44.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native 50.0 56.9 50.0 43.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 46.8 50.2 53.2 49.8
          Two or More Races 50.2 54.9 49.8 45.1
     Hispanic or Latino 53.3 53.2 46.7 46.8
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 51.9 53.2 48.1 46.8
     Small Metro 52.6 53.2 47.4 46.8
     Nonmetro 54.5 54.3 45.5 45.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.5 11.0 13.1a 11.8
          Marijuana 7.3 7.9 9.3a 8.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.9 4.9 6.8 6.6
     Cigarettes 13.6 13.1 12.5 11.4
     Alcohol 18.0 18.3 17.8 17.5
          Binge Alcohol4 10.7 11.0 11.1 10.7
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 20.8 21.9 24.1a 22.3
          Marijuana 15.2 15.8 16.8b 14.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.6 12.0 15.9 15.3
     Cigarettes 21.1 20.1 20.0a 18.2
     Alcohol 35.8 36.1 34.2 33.0
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 30.1 31.0 32.1 30.7
          Marijuana 21.2 21.1 20.5b 18.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.4 20.0 23.9 23.3
     Cigarettes 35.0 33.5 32.1b 29.0
     Alcohol 45.5 45.7 42.1 40.6
*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.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.10A Risk Perceptions of Using LSD Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using LSD Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Use LSD Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 18,156 18,475 5,664 5,552
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,445 5,566 2,370 2,366
     14–15 6,238 6,170 1,894 1,782
     16–17 6,473 6,738 1,401 1,404
GENDER
     Male 9,130 9,470 3,018a 2,788
     Female 9,026 9,005 2,646 2,763
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,456 15,731 4,586 4,416
          White 11,930 12,066 3,089 2,961
          Black or African American 2,409 2,522 1,036 1,050
          American Indian or Alaska Native 131 124 53 43
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 653 666 290 260
          Two or More Races 282 305 93 80
     Hispanic or Latino 2,700 2,744 1,077 1,136
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 9,558 9,782 3,118 3,001
     Small Metro 5,392 5,531 1,612 1,609
     Nonmetro 3,206 3,162 933 942
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,028 2,006 769 719
          Marijuana 1,463 1,465 509 455
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 941 934 446 432
     Cigarettes 2,393 2,277 716 676
     Alcohol 3,326 3,366 934 948
          Binge Alcohol4 1,968 2,014 626 594
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,992 3,997 1,337 1,286
          Marijuana 2,924 2,850 879 793
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,303 2,326 949 917
     Cigarettes 3,772 3,551 1,113 1,052
     Alcohol 6,582 6,578 1,746 1,743
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,561 5,585 1,817 1,810
          Marijuana 3,877 3,764 1,086 998
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,691 3,738 1,424 1,411
     Cigarettes 6,182 5,863 1,795 1,672
     Alcohol 8,222 8,185 2,217 2,217
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.10B Risk Perceptions of Using LSD Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Using LSD Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Use LSD Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 76.2 76.9 23.8 23.1
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 69.7 70.2 30.3 29.8
     14–15 76.7 77.6 23.3 22.4
     16–17 82.2 82.8 17.8 17.2
GENDER
     Male 75.2b 77.3 24.8b 22.7
     Female 77.3 76.5 22.7 23.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 77.1 78.1 22.9 21.9
          White 79.4 80.3 20.6 19.7
          Black or African American 69.9 70.6 30.1 29.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 71.1 74.4 28.9 25.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 69.2 71.9 30.8 28.1
          Two or More Races 75.1 79.2 24.9 20.8
     Hispanic or Latino 71.5 70.7 28.5 29.3
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 75.4 76.5 24.6 23.5
     Small Metro 77.0 77.5 23.0 22.5
     Nonmetro 77.5 77.0 22.5 23.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 11.2 10.9 13.6 12.9
          Marijuana 8.1 7.9 9.0 8.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.2 5.1 7.9 7.8
     Cigarettes 13.2 12.3 12.6 12.2
     Alcohol 18.3 18.2 16.5 17.1
          Binge Alcohol4 10.8 10.9 11.0 10.7
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 22.0 21.6 23.6 23.2
          Marijuana 16.1 15.4 15.5 14.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.7 12.6 16.8 16.5
     Cigarettes 20.8b 19.2 19.7 18.9
     Alcohol 36.3 35.6 30.8 31.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 30.6 30.2 32.1 32.6
          Marijuana 21.4 20.4 19.2 18.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.3 20.2 25.1 25.4
     Cigarettes 34.1b 31.7 31.7 30.1
     Alcohol 45.3 44.3 39.1 39.9
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.11A Risk Perceptions of Having Four or Five Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Having Four or Five Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Have Four or Five Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 15,288 15,277 9,301 9,531
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,317 5,380 2,881 2,958
     14–15 5,183a 4,896 3,229 3,312
     16–17 4,788 5,001 3,190 3,261
GENDER
     Male 7,142 7,235 5,417 5,415
     Female 8,146 8,042 3,884 4,116
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 12,873 12,923 7,822 7,867
          White 9,391 9,366 6,068 6,116
          Black or African American 2,339 2,485 1,244 1,217
          American Indian or Alaska Native 104 98 83 76
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 741 679 254 280
          Two or More Races 255 244 136 153
     Hispanic or Latino 2,415 2,354 1,478 1,663
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 8,442 8,519 4,666 4,700
     Small Metro 4,430 4,349 2,773 2,989
     Nonmetro 2,415 2,409 1,862 1,842
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,239 1,204 1,627 1,589
          Marijuana 859 820 1,157 1,140
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 593 586 822 818
     Cigarettes 1,379b 1,206 1,813 1,820
     Alcohol 1,945 2,000 2,403 2,413
          Binge Alcohol4 989 1,040 1,645 1,611
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,596 2,547 2,884 2,879
          Marijuana 1,769 1,635 2,127 2,088
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,528 1,547 1,802 1,786
     Cigarettes 2,287a 2,064 2,732 2,650
     Alcohol 4,300 4,280 4,229 4,255
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,769 3,748 3,844 3,836
          Marijuana 2,387 2,227 2,702 2,636
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,565 2,542 2,703 2,741
     Cigarettes 4,056b 3,713 4,149 4,001
     Alcohol 5,615 5,487 5,093 5,185
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.11B Risk Perceptions of Having Four or Five Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Having Four or Five Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Have Four or Five Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 62.2 61.6 37.8 38.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 64.9 64.5 35.1 35.5
     14–15 61.6a 59.6 38.4a 40.4
     16–17 60.0 60.5 40.0 39.5
GENDER
     Male 56.9 57.2 43.1 42.8
     Female 67.7 66.1 32.3 33.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 62.2 62.2 37.8 37.8
          White 60.7 60.5 39.3 39.5
          Black or African American 65.3 67.1 34.7 32.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 55.7 56.4 44.3 43.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 74.5 70.8 25.5 29.2
          Two or More Races 65.3 61.5 34.7 38.5
     Hispanic or Latino 62.0 58.6 38.0 41.4
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 64.4 64.4 35.6 35.6
     Small Metro 61.5a 59.3 38.5a 40.7
     Nonmetro 56.5 56.7 43.5 43.3
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 8.1 7.9 17.5 16.7
          Marijuana 5.6 5.4 12.4 12.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3.9 3.8 8.8 8.6
     Cigarettes 9.0b 7.9 19.5 19.1
     Alcohol 12.7 13.1 25.8 25.3
          Binge Alcohol4 6.5 6.8 17.7 16.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 17.0 16.7 31.0 30.2
          Marijuana 11.6 10.7 22.9 21.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 10.0 10.1 19.4 18.7
     Cigarettes 15.0b 13.5 29.4 27.8
     Alcohol 28.1 28.0 45.5 44.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 24.7 24.5 41.3 40.2
          Marijuana 15.6 14.6 29.1 27.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 16.8 16.6 29.1 28.8
     Cigarettes 26.5b 24.3 44.6b 42.0
     Alcohol 36.7 35.9 54.8 54.4
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.12A Risk Perceptions of Having Five or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Having Five or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Have Five or More Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 9,379 9,528 15,166 15,245
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 3,365 3,493 4,812 4,813
     14–15 3,136 3,043 5,258 5,163
     16–17 2,879 2,992 5,096 5,269
GENDER
     Male 4,287 4,484 8,248 8,151
     Female 5,092 5,044 6,918 7,094
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,797 7,976 12,861 12,797
          White 5,349 5,451 10,087 10,024
          Black or African American 1,769 1,838 1,804 1,854
          American Indian or Alaska Native 61 56 127 119
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 440 436 553 522
          Two or More Races 149 163 240 235
     Hispanic or Latino 1,582 1,552 2,306 2,449
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 5,067 5,179 8,016 8,024
     Small Metro 2,721 2,780 4,472 4,546
     Nonmetro 1,591 1,569 2,678 2,675
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 783 714 2,079 2,081
          Marijuana 501 470 1,512 1,491
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 394 353 1,021 1,052
     Cigarettes 887 781 2,302 2,244
     Alcohol 1,088 1,040 3,259 3,374
          Binge Alcohol4 535 535 2,100 2,117
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,515 1,511 3,954 3,915
          Marijuana 999 942 2,892 2,781
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 874 908 2,449 2,425
     Cigarettes 1,435a 1,265 3,575 3,448
     Alcohol 2,468 2,434 6,051 6,097
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,306 2,289 5,287 5,292
          Marijuana 1,417 1,341 3,665 3,520
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,567 1,557 3,685 3,725
     Cigarettes 2,526a 2,311 5,665 5,394
     Alcohol 3,373 3,227 7,320 7,441
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.12B Risk Perceptions of Having Five or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Risk Perceptions of Having Five or More Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Have Five or More Drinks of Alcoholic Beverage Once or Twice a Week1
Great Risk Moderate/Slight/No Risk
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 38.2 38.5 61.8 61.5
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 41.2 42.1 58.8 57.9
     14–15 37.4 37.1 62.6 62.9
     16–17 36.1 36.2 63.9 63.8
GENDER
     Male 34.2 35.5 65.8 64.5
     Female 42.4 41.6 57.6 58.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 37.7 38.4 62.3 61.6
          White 34.7 35.2 65.3 64.8
          Black or African American 49.5 49.8 50.5 50.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 32.4 32.0 67.6 68.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 44.3 45.5 55.7 54.5
          Two or More Races 38.2 41.0 61.8 59.0
     Hispanic or Latino 40.7 38.8 59.3 61.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 38.7 39.2 61.3 60.8
     Small Metro 37.8 38.0 62.2 62.0
     Nonmetro 37.3 37.0 62.7 63.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 8.3 7.5 13.7 13.6
          Marijuana 5.3 4.9 10.0 9.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.2 3.7 6.7 6.9
     Cigarettes 9.5a 8.2 15.2 14.7
     Alcohol 11.6 10.9 21.5 22.1
          Binge Alcohol4 5.7 5.6 13.8 13.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 16.2 15.9 26.1 25.7
          Marijuana 10.7 9.9 19.1 18.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 9.3 9.5 16.1 15.9
     Cigarettes 15.3b 13.3 23.6 22.6
     Alcohol 26.3 25.5 39.9 40.0
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 24.6 24.0 34.9 34.7
          Marijuana 15.1 14.1 24.2 23.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 16.7 16.3 24.3 24.4
     Cigarettes 26.9b 24.3 37.4a 35.4
     Alcohol 36.0a 33.9 48.3 48.8
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.13A Ease of Obtaining Marijuana, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Marijuana (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Marijuana1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 13,299 13,084 10,895 11,314
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 2,077 2,053 5,919 6,096
     14–15 4,975a 4,708 3,312 3,355
     16–17 6,247 6,324 1,664a 1,863
GENDER
     Male 6,754a 6,412 5,609a 6,006
     Female 6,545 6,672 5,286 5,307
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 11,216 11,068 9,133 9,364
          White 8,737 8,381 6,480a 6,814
          Black or African American 1,794a 2,004 1,731 1,646
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 84 * 91
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 353 337 621 617
          Two or More Races 205 219 166 166
     Hispanic or Latino 2,083 2,016 1,762 1,949
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 7,126 6,940 5,771 6,050
     Small Metro 3,937 3,995 3,155 3,229
     Nonmetro 2,236 2,150 1,968 2,035
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,467 2,400 392 400
          Marijuana 1,876 1,842 136 125
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,127 1,112 286 298
     Cigarettes 2,745 2,595 438 433
     Alcohol 3,708 3,755 638 646
          Binge Alcohol4 2,330 2,369 303 284
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,595 4,411 867a 1,008
          Marijuana 3,567 3,402 324 334
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,657 2,557 661 764
     Cigarettes 4,162a 3,879 841 830
     Alcohol 6,938 6,849 1,565 1,644
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 6,059 5,887 1,526a 1,688
          Marijuana 4,585 4,374 497 501
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,985 3,887 1,257 1,381
     Cigarettes 6,465a 6,118 1,701 1,580
     Alcohol 8,385 8,258 2,275 2,364
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.13B Ease of Obtaining Marijuana, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Marijuana (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Marijuana1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 55.0a 53.6 45.0a 46.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 26.0 25.2 74.0 74.8
     14–15 60.0 58.4 40.0 41.6
     16–17 79.0 77.2 21.0 22.8
GENDER
     Male 54.6b 51.6 45.4b 48.4
     Female 55.3 55.7 44.7 44.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 55.1 54.2 44.9 45.8
          White 57.4b 55.2 42.6b 44.8
          Black or African American 50.9b 54.9 49.1b 45.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 47.8 * 52.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 36.2 35.3 63.8 64.7
          Two or More Races 55.2 56.8 44.8 43.2
     Hispanic or Latino 54.2a 50.8 45.8a 49.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 55.3a 53.4 44.7a 46.6
     Small Metro 55.5 55.3 44.5 44.7
     Nonmetro 53.2 51.4 46.8 48.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.5 18.3 3.6 3.5
          Marijuana 14.1 14.1 1.2 1.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 8.5 8.5 2.6 2.6
     Cigarettes 20.6 19.8 4.0 3.8
     Alcohol 27.9 28.7 5.9 5.7
          Binge Alcohol4 17.5 18.1 2.8 2.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 34.6 33.7 8.0 8.9
          Marijuana 26.8 26.0 3.0 3.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.0 19.5 6.1 6.8
     Cigarettes 31.3a 29.6 7.7 7.3
     Alcohol 52.2 52.3 14.4 14.5
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 45.6 45.0 14.0 14.9
          Marijuana 34.5 33.4 4.6 4.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 30.0 29.7 11.5 12.2
     Cigarettes 48.6a 46.8 15.6a 14.0
     Alcohol 63.1 63.1 20.9 20.9
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.14A Ease of Obtaining Cocaine, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Cocaine (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Cocaine1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 5,981 6,010 17,897 18,017
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 1,142 1,111 6,776 6,952
     14–15 2,082 2,028 6,080 5,901
     16–17 2,756 2,871 5,041 5,164
GENDER
     Male 2,547 2,525 9,630 9,730
     Female 3,434 3,485 8,267 8,287
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,863 4,877 15,188 15,221
          White 3,615 3,541 11,361 11,385
          Black or African American 953 1,052 2,528 2,547
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 28 * 143
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 162 143 805 802
          Two or More Races 80 90 285 294
     Hispanic or Latino 1,118 1,133 2,709 2,796
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 3,291 3,275 9,448 9,520
     Small Metro 1,722 1,754 5,289 5,348
     Nonmetro 968 981 3,159 3,149
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,189 1,225 1,627 1,534
          Marijuana 878 943 1,105 999
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 626 644 769 746
     Cigarettes 1,317 1,265 1,821 1,715
     Alcohol 1,667 1,742 2,594 2,567
          Binge Alcohol4 1,110 1,186 1,486 1,421
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,016 2,085 3,362 3,229
          Marijuana 1,529 1,558 2,293a 2,097
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,362 1,379 1,924 1,902
     Cigarettes 1,879 1,794 3,043 2,842
     Alcohol 2,965 3,072 5,385 5,246
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,641 2,795 4,836 4,649
          Marijuana 1,950 2,023 3,048b 2,761
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,946 2,038 3,249 3,170
     Cigarettes 2,775 2,815 5,249b 4,745
     Alcohol 3,587 3,690 6,892 6,733
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.14B Ease of Obtaining Cocaine, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Cocaine (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Cocaine1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 25.0 25.0 75.0 75.0
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 14.4 13.8 85.6 86.2
     14–15 25.5 25.6 74.5 74.4
     16–17 35.3 35.7 64.7 64.3
GENDER
     Male 20.9 20.6 79.1 79.4
     Female 29.3 29.6 70.7 70.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 24.3 24.3 75.7 75.7
          White 24.1 23.7 75.9 76.3
          Black or African American 27.4 29.2 72.6 70.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 16.5 * 83.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 16.8 15.1 83.2 84.9
          Two or More Races 21.9 23.4 78.1 76.6
     Hispanic or Latino 29.2 28.8 70.8 71.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 25.8 25.6 74.2 74.4
     Small Metro 24.6 24.7 75.4 75.3
     Nonmetro 23.5 23.8 76.5 76.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.9 20.4 9.1 8.5
          Marijuana 14.7 15.7 6.2 5.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 10.5 10.7 4.3 4.1
     Cigarettes 22.0 21.0 10.2 9.5
     Alcohol 27.9 29.0 14.5 14.2
          Binge Alcohol4 18.6 19.7 8.3 7.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 33.7 34.7 18.8 17.9
          Marijuana 25.6 25.9 12.8a 11.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 22.8 22.9 10.8 10.6
     Cigarettes 31.4 29.9 17.0a 15.8
     Alcohol 49.6 51.1 30.1 29.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 44.1 46.5 27.0a 25.8
          Marijuana 32.6 33.7 17.0b 15.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 32.5 33.9 18.2 17.6
     Cigarettes 46.4 46.8 29.3b 26.3
     Alcohol 60.0 61.4 38.5 37.4
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.15A Ease of Obtaining Crack, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Crack (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Crack1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 6,324 6,286 17,584 17,745
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 1,393 1,355 6,557 6,716
     14–15 2,320 2,197 5,846 5,741
     16–17 2,611 2,734 5,181 5,289
GENDER
     Male 2,571 2,569 9,614 9,680
     Female 3,753 3,717 7,970 8,064
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 5,238 5,228 14,842 14,872
          White 3,808 3,698 11,183 11,222
          Black or African American 1,100 1,202 2,390 2,410
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 33 * 139
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 191 180 782 761
          Two or More Races 86 92 276 290
     Hispanic or Latino 1,085 1,058 2,742 2,872
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 3,425 3,386 9,323 9,421
     Small Metro 1,827 1,852 5,204 5,240
     Nonmetro 1,071 1,049 3,057 3,083
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,046 991 1,763 1,758
          Marijuana 724 738 1,257 1,191
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 576 510 812 874
     Cigarettes 1,159 1,045 1,977 1,936
     Alcohol 1,492 1,539 2,767 2,769
          Binge Alcohol4 942 960 1,648 1,637
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,874 1,842 3,500 3,483
          Marijuana 1,327 1,315 2,492 2,338
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,244 1,161 2,037 2,126
     Cigarettes 1,726a 1,549 3,198 3,086
     Alcohol 2,850 2,886 5,505 5,434
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,505 2,584 4,971 4,861
          Marijuana 1,729 1,738 3,264a 3,040
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,823 1,846 3,377 3,361
     Cigarettes 2,634 2,570 5,392b 4,984
     Alcohol 3,506 3,563 6,981 6,856
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.15B Ease of Obtaining Crack, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Crack (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Crack1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 26.5 26.2 73.5 73.8
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 17.5 16.8 82.5 83.2
     14–15 28.4 27.7 71.6 72.3
     16–17 33.5 34.1 66.5 65.9
GENDER
     Male 21.1 21.0 78.9 79.0
     Female 32.0 31.5 68.0 68.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 26.1 26.0 73.9 74.0
          White 25.4 24.8 74.6 75.2
          Black or African American 31.5 33.3 68.5 66.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 18.9 * 81.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 19.6 19.2 80.4 80.8
          Two or More Races 23.8 24.0 76.2 76.0
     Hispanic or Latino 28.4 26.9 71.6 73.1
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 26.9 26.4 73.1 73.6
     Small Metro 26.0 26.1 74.0 73.9
     Nonmetro 26.0 25.4 74.0 74.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 16.5 15.8 10.0 9.9
          Marijuana 11.4 11.7 7.1 6.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 9.1 8.1 4.6 4.9
     Cigarettes 18.3 16.6 11.2 10.9
     Alcohol 23.6 24.5 15.7 15.6
          Binge Alcohol4 14.9 15.3 9.4 9.2
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 29.6 29.3 19.9 19.6
          Marijuana 21.0 20.9 14.2a 13.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.7 18.5 11.6 12.0
     Cigarettes 27.3a 24.6 18.2 17.4
     Alcohol 45.1 45.9 31.3 30.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 39.6 41.1 28.3 27.4
          Marijuana 27.3 27.6 18.6b 17.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 28.8 29.4 19.2 18.9
     Cigarettes 41.6 40.9 30.7b 28.1
     Alcohol 55.4 56.7 39.7 38.6
*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.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.16A Ease of Obtaining Heroin, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Heroin (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Heroin1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 3,765 3,649 20,056 20,275
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 866 824 7,051 7,220
     14–15 1,347 1,301 6,794 6,596
     16–17 1,552 1,524 6,211 6,459
GENDER
     Male 1,587 1,527 10,557 10,677
     Female 2,178 2,122 9,499 9,599
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,100 3,034 16,909 16,987
          White 2,208 2,093 12,730 12,783
          Black or African American 683 748 2,787 2,830
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 17 * 153
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 119 108 853 837
          Two or More Races 52 56 313 322
     Hispanic or Latino 665 615 3,147 3,289
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 2,121 2,000 10,596 10,739
     Small Metro 1,013 1,067 5,976 6,009
     Nonmetro 632 583 3,485 3,527
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 581 544 2,222 2,199
          Marijuana 379 377 1,595 1,548
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 339 271 1,047 1,111
     Cigarettes 635 543 2,491 2,415
     Alcohol 853 819 3,392 3,467
          Binge Alcohol4 545 512 2,042 2,078
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,061 990 4,302 4,293
          Marijuana 714 685 3,097 2,945
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 723a 622 2,550 2,636
     Cigarettes 951a 824 3,960 3,777
     Alcohol 1,634 1,575 6,685 6,702
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,458 1,426 6,001 5,969
          Marijuana 955 921 4,026 3,822
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,081 1,029 4,103 4,145
     Cigarettes 1,507 1,410 6,496a 6,105
     Alcohol 2,054 1,959 8,394 8,409
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.16B Ease of Obtaining Heroin, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining Heroin (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining Heroin1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 15.8 15.3 84.2 84.7
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 10.9 10.2 89.1 89.8
     14–15 16.5 16.5 83.5 83.5
     16–17 20.0 19.1 80.0 80.9
GENDER
     Male 13.1 12.5 86.9 87.5
     Female 18.6 18.1 81.4 81.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15.5 15.2 84.5 84.8
          White 14.8 14.1 85.2 85.9
          Black or African American 19.7 20.9 80.3 79.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 10.2 * 89.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 12.2 11.4 87.8 88.6
          Two or More Races 14.3 14.8 85.7 85.2
     Hispanic or Latino 17.4 15.8 82.6 84.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 16.7 15.7 83.3 84.3
     Small Metro 14.5 15.1 85.5 84.9
     Nonmetro 15.3 14.2 84.7 85.8
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 15.4 14.9 11.1 10.8
          Marijuana 10.1 10.3 8.0 7.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 9.0 7.4 5.2 5.5
     Cigarettes 16.9 14.9 12.4 11.9
     Alcohol 22.7 22.4 16.9 17.1
          Binge Alcohol4 14.5 14.0 10.2 10.2
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.2 27.1 21.5 21.2
          Marijuana 19.0 18.8 15.4 14.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.2 17.0 12.7 13.0
     Cigarettes 25.3a 22.6 19.7a 18.6
     Alcohol 43.4 43.2 33.3 33.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 38.7 39.1 29.9 29.4
          Marijuana 25.4 25.2 20.1a 18.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 28.7 28.2 20.5 20.4
     Cigarettes 40.0 38.6 32.4b 30.1
     Alcohol 54.6 53.7 41.9 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.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.17A Ease of Obtaining LSD, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining LSD (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining LSD1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 4,562b 4,154 18,933 19,501
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 696 687 7,044 7,187
     14–15 1,578a 1,416 6,440 6,398
     16–17 2,288a 2,051 5,449b 5,916
GENDER
     Male 1,923b 1,687 10,066 10,370
     Female 2,639 2,468 8,867 9,131
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,779b 3,484 15,945 16,305
          White 2,989b 2,730 11,748 11,965
          Black or African American 543 531 2,882 3,015
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 23 * 145
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 140 110 797 819
          Two or More Races 67 73 294 305
     Hispanic or Latino 783 670 2,988 3,195
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 2,495a 2,235 10,010 10,336
     Small Metro 1,327 1,263 5,591 5,753
     Nonmetro 740 656 3,332 3,412
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 864 775 1,927 1,959
          Marijuana 619 564 1,343 1,362
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 443 387 945 987
     Cigarettes 1,017b 812 2,090 2,142
     Alcohol 1,305 1,226 2,930 3,035
          Binge Alcohol4 857 826 1,727 1,753
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,598a 1,425 3,724 3,843
          Marijuana 1,217a 1,055 2,575 2,570
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,026a 905 2,221 2,338
     Cigarettes 1,493b 1,199 3,387 3,394
     Alcohol 2,455a 2,235 5,811 6,000
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,132a 1,932 5,263 5,436
          Marijuana 1,587b 1,383 3,366 3,359
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,522 1,385 3,614 3,760
     Cigarettes 2,222b 1,949 5,721 5,536
     Alcohol 2,944b 2,618 7,424 7,693
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.17B Ease of Obtaining LSD, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Ease of Obtaining LSD (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Ease of Obtaining LSD1
Fairly/Very Easy Fairly/Very Difficult/Impossible
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19.4b 17.6 80.6b 82.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 9.0 8.7 91.0 91.3
     14–15 19.7 18.1 80.3 81.9
     16–17 29.6b 25.7 70.4b 74.3
GENDER
     Male 16.0b 14.0 84.0b 86.0
     Female 22.9a 21.3 77.1a 78.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 19.2b 17.6 80.8b 82.4
          White 20.3b 18.6 79.7b 81.4
          Black or African American 15.8 15.0 84.2 85.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 13.7 * 86.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 14.9 11.8 85.1 88.2
          Two or More Races 18.6 19.4 81.4 80.6
     Hispanic or Latino 20.8a 17.3 79.2a 82.7
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 20.0b 17.8 80.0b 82.2
     Small Metro 19.2 18.0 80.8 82.0
     Nonmetro 18.2 16.1 81.8 83.9
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.9 18.7 10.2 10.0
          Marijuana 13.6 13.6 7.1 7.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 9.7 9.3 5.0 5.1
     Cigarettes 22.3a 19.6 11.0 11.0
     Alcohol 28.6 29.5 15.5 15.6
          Binge Alcohol4 18.8 19.9 9.1 9.0
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 35.0 34.3 19.7 19.7
          Marijuana 26.7 25.4 13.6 13.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 22.5 21.8 11.7 12.0
     Cigarettes 32.7b 28.9 17.9 17.4
     Alcohol 53.8 53.8 30.7 30.8
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 46.7 46.5 27.8 27.9
          Marijuana 34.8 33.3 17.8 17.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 33.4 33.4 19.1 19.3
     Cigarettes 48.7 46.9 30.2b 28.4
     Alcohol 64.5 63.0 39.2 39.4
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.18A Whether Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Approached by Someone Selling Drugs (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 4,121 4,013 20,599 20,947
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 584b 465 7,682 7,968
     14–15 1,453 1,467 7,011 6,784
     16–17 2,085 2,081 5,906 6,195
GENDER
     Male 2,508 2,414 10,115 10,333
     Female 1,613 1,600 10,484 10,614
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,378 3,239 17,417 17,668
          White 2,567 2,411 12,944 13,138
          Black or African American 571 638 3,040 3,096
          American Indian or Alaska Native 59 38 129 139
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 89 75 923 896
          Two or More Races 68 63 323 338
     Hispanic or Latino 743 774 3,183 3,279
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 2,314 2,218 10,882 11,073
     Small Metro 1,188 1,212 6,045 6,177
     Nonmetro 619 583 3,673 3,697
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,492 1,406 1,376 1,401
          Marijuana 1,212 1,162 806 805
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 678 633 739 784
     Cigarettes 1,465 1,348 1,734 1,686
     Alcohol 1,735 1,690 2,626 2,729
          Binge Alcohol4 1,271 1,248 1,368 1,408
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,240 2,183 3,243 3,262
          Marijuana 1,839 1,816 2,059 1,922
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,447 1,335 1,881 2,011
     Cigarettes 2,014a 1,815 3,013 2,911
     Alcohol 2,761 2,655 5,791 5,898
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,714 2,635 4,913 4,983
          Marijuana 2,200 2,156 2,896 2,724
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,959 1,846 3,311 3,463
     Cigarettes 2,685 2,552 5,540a 5,189
     Alcohol 3,148 3,057 7,581 7,646
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.18B Whether Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Approached by Someone Selling Drugs (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Approached in Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 16.7 16.1 83.3 83.9
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7.1b 5.5 92.9b 94.5
     14–15 17.2 17.8 82.8 82.2
     16–17 26.1 25.1 73.9 74.9
GENDER
     Male 19.9 18.9 80.1 81.1
     Female 13.3 13.1 86.7 86.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16.2 15.5 83.8 84.5
          White 16.6a 15.5 83.4a 84.5
          Black or African American 15.8 17.1 84.2 82.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 31.4 21.3 68.6 78.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 8.8 7.7 91.2 92.3
          Two or More Races 17.5 15.6 82.5 84.4
     Hispanic or Latino 18.9 19.1 81.1 80.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 17.5 16.7 82.5 83.3
     Small Metro 16.4 16.4 83.6 83.6
     Nonmetro 14.4 13.6 85.6 86.4
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 36.2 35.0 6.7 6.7
          Marijuana 29.4 29.0 3.9 3.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 16.4 15.8 3.6 3.7
     Cigarettes 35.6 33.6 8.4 8.1
     Alcohol 42.1 42.1 12.7 13.0
          Binge Alcohol4 30.8 31.1 6.6 6.7
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 54.4 54.4 15.7 15.6
          Marijuana 44.6 45.3 10.0a 9.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 35.1 33.3 9.1 9.6
     Cigarettes 48.9a 45.2 14.6 13.9
     Alcohol 67.0 66.2 28.1 28.2
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 65.9 65.7 23.8 23.8
          Marijuana 53.4 53.7 14.1a 13.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 47.5 46.0 16.1 16.5
     Cigarettes 65.1 63.6 26.9b 24.8
     Alcohol 76.4 76.2 36.8 36.5
*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.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.19A Number of Times Moved in the Past 5 Years, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Moved in the Past 5 Years (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Number of Times Moved in Past 5 Years1
Two or More Less Than Two
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 5,892 6,178 18,462 18,315
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 2,042a 2,228 6,005 5,946
     14–15 2,063 2,064 6,299 6,054
     16–17 1,787 1,886 6,157 6,315
GENDER
     Male 3,034 3,177 9,412 9,311
     Female 2,857 3,001 9,049 9,004
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,685 4,909 15,805 15,646
          White 3,069 3,129 12,260 12,215
          Black or African American 1,186 1,338 2,334 2,292
          American Indian or Alaska Native 65 57 118 102
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 247 221 748 731
          Two or More Races 94a 141 291 254
     Hispanic or Latino 1,207 1,269 2,656 2,669
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 3,176 3,121 9,845 9,936
     Small Metro 1,740a 1,945 5,375 5,286
     Nonmetro 976a 1,112 3,242 3,093
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 866 841 1,970 1,916
          Marijuana 611 602 1,390 1,337
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 446 430 952 952
     Cigarettes 1,038 973 2,120 2,005
     Alcohol 1,130 1,128 3,197 3,247
          Binge Alcohol4 724 699 1,897 1,930
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,608 1,596 3,810 3,761
          Marijuana 1,138 1,098 2,724 2,584
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,038 1,006 2,255 2,279
     Cigarettes 1,506 1,430 3,458a 3,212
     Alcohol 2,204 2,201 6,272 6,248
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,279 2,252 5,241 5,233
          Marijuana 1,523 1,481 3,522 3,315
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,657 1,585 3,536 3,624
     Cigarettes 2,389 2,372 5,723b 5,240
     Alcohol 2,813 2,887 7,797 7,672
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.19B Number of Times Moved in the Past 5 Years, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Moved in the Past 5 Years (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Number of Times Moved in Past 5 Years1
Two or More Less Than Two
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 24.2 25.2 75.8 74.8
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 25.4 27.3 74.6 72.7
     14–15 24.7 25.4 75.3 74.6
     16–17 22.5 23.0 77.5 77.0
GENDER
     Male 24.4 25.4 75.6 74.6
     Female 24.0 25.0 76.0 75.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 22.9 23.9 77.1 76.1
          White 20.0 20.4 80.0 79.6
          Black or African American 33.7 36.9 66.3 63.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 35.3 35.9 64.7 64.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 24.9 23.2 75.1 76.8
          Two or More Races 24.4b 35.7 75.6b 64.3
     Hispanic or Latino 31.2 32.2 68.8 67.8
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 24.4 23.9 75.6 76.1
     Small Metro 24.5a 26.9 75.5a 73.1
     Nonmetro 23.1b 26.4 76.9b 73.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 14.7 13.6 10.7 10.5
          Marijuana 10.4 9.7 7.5 7.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 7.6 7.0 5.2 5.2
     Cigarettes 17.6a 15.8 11.5 10.9
     Alcohol 19.2 18.3 17.3 17.7
          Binge Alcohol4 12.3 11.3 10.3 10.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.3 25.8 20.6 20.5
          Marijuana 19.3 17.8 14.8 14.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.6 16.3 12.2 12.4
     Cigarettes 25.6a 23.1 18.7a 17.5
     Alcohol 37.4 35.6 34.0 34.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 38.7 36.4 28.4 28.6
          Marijuana 25.9 24.0 19.1 18.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 28.1a 25.7 19.2 19.8
     Cigarettes 40.5 38.4 31.0b 28.6
     Alcohol 47.7 46.7 42.2 41.9
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.20A Parents' Feelings about Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings about Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings about Youths Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 21,890 22,084 2,560 2,506
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,639 7,779 471 442
     14–15 7,620 7,414 757 731
     16–17 6,631 6,891 1,332 1,332
GENDER
     Male 11,092 11,132 1,383 1,373
     Female 10,798 10,952 1,176 1,133
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,455 18,525 2,152 2,150
          White 13,781 13,843 1,630 1,608
          Black or African American 3,167 3,262 382 383
          American Indian or Alaska Native 150 143 38 26
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 935 871 62 72
          Two or More Races 350 346 35 46
     Hispanic or Latino 3,435 3,559 407 356
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,731 11,908 1,316 1,182
     Small Metro 6,408 6,495 736 779
     Nonmetro 3,751 3,681 507 545
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,032 2,010 816 743
          Marijuana 1,370 1,350 635 595
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 991 987 413 389
     Cigarettes 2,052a 1,880 1,126 1,132
     Alcohol 3,397 3,464 929 920
          Binge Alcohol4 1,896 1,917 724 714
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,234 4,197 1,207 1,164
          Marijuana 2,875 2,768 1,004 931
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,487 2,521 812 765
     Cigarettes 3,653a 3,374 1,347 1,306
     Alcohol 6,983 7,038 1,527 1,448
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 6,037 6,026 1,524 1,481
          Marijuana 3,837 3,638 1,233 1,200
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,083 4,160 1,138 1,063
     Cigarettes 6,533b 6,055 1,638 1,620
     Alcohol 8,901 8,902 1,766 1,704
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.20B Parents' Feelings about Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings about Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings about Youths Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 89.5 89.8 10.5 10.2
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 94.2 94.6 5.8 5.4
     14–15 91.0 91.0 9.0 9.0
     16–17 83.3 83.8 16.7 16.2
GENDER
     Male 88.9 89.0 11.1 11.0
     Female 90.2 90.6 9.8 9.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 89.6 89.6 10.4 10.4
          White 89.4 89.6 10.6 10.4
          Black or African American 89.2 89.5 10.8 10.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 80.0 84.4 20.0 15.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 93.7 92.4 6.3 7.6
          Two or More Races 90.9 88.2 9.1 11.8
     Hispanic or Latino 89.4 90.9 10.6 9.1
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 89.9 91.0 10.1 9.0
     Small Metro 89.7 89.3 10.3 10.7
     Nonmetro 88.1 87.1 11.9 12.9
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.3 9.1 31.9 29.7
          Marijuana 6.3 6.1 24.8 23.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.5 4.5 16.1 15.5
     Cigarettes 9.4a 8.5 44.0 45.2
     Alcohol 15.5 15.7 36.3 36.7
          Binge Alcohol4 8.7 8.7 28.3 28.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.3 19.0 47.2 46.4
          Marijuana 13.1 12.5 39.2 37.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.4 11.4 31.7 30.5
     Cigarettes 16.7b 15.3 52.6 52.1
     Alcohol 31.9 31.9 59.7 57.8
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.6 27.3 59.5 59.1
          Marijuana 17.5a 16.5 48.2 47.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.7 18.8 44.5 42.4
     Cigarettes 29.8b 27.4 64.0 64.6
     Alcohol 40.7 40.3 69.0 68.0
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.21A Parents' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 21,834 22,029 2,658 2,615
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,681 7,819 455 436
     14–15 7,527 7,296 877 865
     16–17 6,626 6,914 1,326 1,314
GENDER
     Male 10,996 11,140 1,494 1,408
     Female 10,838 10,888 1,163 1,207
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,355 18,439 2,280 2,266
          White 13,621 13,668 1,802 1,784
          Black or African American 3,212 3,318 351 346
          American Indian or Alaska Native 155 148 32 24
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 957 884 36 64
          Two or More Races 346 351 44 41
     Hispanic or Latino 3,479 3,589 378 349
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,589 11,721 1,489 1,391
     Small Metro 6,408 6,512 746 788
     Nonmetro 3,837 3,796 423 436
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,884 1,879 963 888
          Marijuana 1,201 1,197 801 750
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 999 981 407 406
     Cigarettes 2,290a 2,078 892 932
     Alcohol 3,301 3,319 1,029 1,069
          Binge Alcohol4 1,885 1,842 735 791
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,968 3,974 1,482 1,399
          Marijuana 2,605 2,513 1,273 1,185
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,423 2,450 886 849
     Cigarettes 3,803a 3,496 1,203 1,186
     Alcohol 6,844 6,812 1,664 1,673
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,820 5,864 1,755 1,654
          Marijuana 3,585 3,426 1,485 1,408
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,024 4,071 1,204 1,168
     Cigarettes 6,560b 6,093 1,618 1,586
     Alcohol 8,768 8,715 1,909 1,899
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.21B Parents' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 89.1 89.4 10.9 10.6
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 94.4 94.7 5.6 5.3
     14–15 89.6 89.4 10.4 10.6
     16–17 83.3 84.0 16.7 16.0
GENDER
     Male 88.0 88.8 12.0 11.2
     Female 90.3 90.0 9.7 10.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 89.0 89.1 11.0 10.9
          White 88.3 88.5 11.7 11.5
          Black or African American 90.2 90.6 9.8 9.4
          American Indian or Alaska Native 82.7 86.0 17.3 14.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 96.4 93.2 3.6 6.8
          Two or More Races 88.7 89.5 11.3 10.5
     Hispanic or Latino 90.2 91.1 9.8 8.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 88.6 89.4 11.4 10.6
     Small Metro 89.6 89.2 10.4 10.8
     Nonmetro 90.1 89.7 9.9 10.3
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 8.6 8.5 36.2 33.9
          Marijuana 5.5 5.4 30.2 28.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.6 4.5 15.3 15.5
     Cigarettes 10.5b 9.4 33.6 35.7
     Alcohol 15.1 15.1 38.7 40.9
          Binge Alcohol4 8.6 8.4 27.7 30.2
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.2 18.0 55.8 53.5
          Marijuana 11.9 11.4 47.9 45.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.1 11.1 33.3 32.5
     Cigarettes 17.4b 15.9 45.3 45.4
     Alcohol 31.3 30.9 62.6 64.0
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 26.7 26.6 66.1 63.2
          Marijuana 16.4 15.6 55.9 53.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.4 18.5 45.3 44.7
     Cigarettes 30.0b 27.7 60.9 60.7
     Alcohol 40.2 39.6 71.8 72.6
*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.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.22A Parents' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 22,536 22,747 1,968 1,914
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,763 7,914 378 345
     14–15 7,764 7,581 640 590
     16–17 7,009 7,252 950 979
GENDER
     Male 11,370 11,484 1,124 1,071
     Female 11,167 11,263 844 843
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 19,014 19,080 1,623 1,646
          White 14,217 14,258 1,202 1,214
          Black or African American 3,261 3,346 304 320
          American Indian or Alaska Native 153 149 34 24
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 956 903 42 47
          Two or More Races 357 354 33 36
     Hispanic or Latino 3,522 3,667 345 268
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,995 12,128 1,089 992
     Small Metro 6,618 6,738 546 571
     Nonmetro 3,923 3,881 333 351
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,052 2,000 795 769
          Marijuana 1,328 1,282 678 665
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,067 1,037 335 355
     Cigarettes 2,472a 2,244 712 772
     Alcohol 3,531 3,568 807 824
          Binge Alcohol4 2,037 1,999 589 641
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,314 4,270 1,134 1,106
          Marijuana 2,883 2,738 994 962
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,609 2,621 694 684
     Cigarettes 4,076b 3,742 932 946
     Alcohol 7,296 7,279 1,220 1,208
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 6,245 6,257 1,328 1,266
          Marijuana 3,926 3,734 1,145 1,105
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,291 4,329 938 917
     Cigarettes 6,981b 6,485 1,207 1,198
     Alcohol 9,302 9,236 1,382 1,383
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.22B Parents' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 92.0 92.2 8.0 7.8
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 95.4 95.8 4.6 4.2
     14–15 92.4 92.8 7.6 7.2
     16–17 88.1 88.1 11.9 11.9
GENDER
     Male 91.0 91.5 9.0 8.5
     Female 93.0 93.0 7.0 7.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 92.1 92.1 7.9 7.9
          White 92.2 92.2 7.8 7.8
          Black or African American 91.5 91.3 8.5 8.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 81.8 86.2 18.2 13.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 95.8 95.1 4.2 4.9
          Two or More Races 91.7 90.7 8.3 9.3
     Hispanic or Latino 91.1a 93.2 8.9a 6.8
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 91.7 92.4 8.3 7.6
     Small Metro 92.4 92.2 7.6 7.8
     Nonmetro 92.2 91.7 7.8 8.3
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.1 8.8 40.4 40.2
          Marijuana 5.9 5.6 34.5 34.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.7 4.6 17.0 18.6
     Cigarettes 11.0b 9.9 36.2a 40.3
     Alcohol 15.7 15.7 41.0 43.1
          Binge Alcohol4 9.0 8.8 29.9 33.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.1 18.8 57.6 57.8
          Marijuana 12.8 12.0 50.5 50.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.6 11.5 35.3 35.7
     Cigarettes 18.1b 16.5 47.3 49.4
     Alcohol 32.4 32.0 62.0 63.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.7 27.5 67.4 66.2
          Marijuana 17.4a 16.4 58.2 57.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.0 19.0 47.7 47.9
     Cigarettes 31.0b 28.5 61.3 62.6
     Alcohol 41.3 40.6 70.2 72.2
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.23A Parents' Feelings about Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings about Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings about Youths Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 21,810 21,840 2,688 2,834
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,516 7,606 626 660
     14–15 7,506 7,270 882 905
     16–17 6,789 6,963 1,180 1,269
GENDER
     Male 10,958 11,009 1,532 1,558
     Female 10,852 10,830 1,155 1,276
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,412 18,418 2,221 2,313
          White 13,762 13,712 1,672 1,762
          Black or African American 3,162 3,284 394 384
          American Indian or Alaska Native 151 154 36a 19
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 911 861 81 87
          Two or More Races 359 342 28 51
     Hispanic or Latino 3,398 3,421 467 521
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,733 11,740 1,343 1,396
     Small Metro 6,405 6,467 756 843
     Nonmetro 3,672 3,633 589 595
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,110 2,026 741 745
          Marijuana 1,458 1,403 548 548
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,026 985 382 408
     Cigarettes 2,378a 2,171 805 846
     Alcohol 3,248 3,213 1,087 1,185
          Binge Alcohol4 1,841 1,814 788 825
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,297 4,200 1,158 1,181
          Marijuana 3,011 2,850 872 853
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,549 2,506 759 803
     Cigarettes 3,945b 3,580 1,061 1,109
     Alcohol 6,879 6,762 1,639 1,725
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 6,104 6,037 1,477 1,490
          Marijuana 4,004 3,775 1,073 1,065
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,153 4,137 1,083 1,110
     Cigarettes 6,711b 6,160 1,479 1,523
     Alcohol 8,795 8,608 1,888 2,013
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.23B Parents' Feelings about Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings about Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents' Feelings about Youths Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly Disapprove Somewhat Disapprove/Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 89.0 88.5 11.0 11.5
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 92.3 92.0 7.7 8.0
     14–15 89.5 88.9 10.5 11.1
     16–17 85.2 84.6 14.8 15.4
GENDER
     Male 87.7 87.6 12.3 12.4
     Female 90.4 89.5 9.6 10.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 89.2 88.8 10.8 11.2
          White 89.2 88.6 10.8 11.4
          Black or African American 88.9 89.5 11.1 10.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 80.8a 89.1 19.2a 10.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 91.9 90.8 8.1 9.2
          Two or More Races 92.7 87.1 7.3 12.9
     Hispanic or Latino 87.9 86.8 12.1 13.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 89.7 89.4 10.3 10.6
     Small Metro 89.4 88.5 10.6 11.5
     Nonmetro 86.2 85.9 13.8 14.1
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.7 9.3 27.6 26.3
          Marijuana 6.7 6.4 20.4 19.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.7 4.5 14.2 14.4
     Cigarettes 10.9a 9.9 29.9 29.9
     Alcohol 14.9 14.7 40.5 41.8
          Binge Alcohol4 8.4 8.3 29.3 29.1
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.7 19.2 43.1 41.7
          Marijuana 13.8 13.0 32.4 30.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.7 11.5 28.3 28.3
     Cigarettes 18.1b 16.4 39.5 39.1
     Alcohol 31.5 31.0 61.0 60.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.0 27.6 55.0 52.6
          Marijuana 18.4a 17.3 39.9 37.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.0 18.9 40.3 39.2
     Cigarettes 30.8b 28.2 55.0 53.8
     Alcohol 40.3 39.4 70.2 71.0
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.24A Number of Times Gotten into a Serious Fight at School or Work in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Gotten into a Serious Fight at School or Work (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Gotten into Serious Fight at School/Work1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 5,085b 5,940 19,598a 18,979
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 1,675b 2,052 6,573 6,364
     14–15 1,851b 2,166 6,600b 6,076
     16–17 1,560a 1,722 6,426 6,539
GENDER
     Male 3,135b 3,501 9,477 9,218
     Female 1,951b 2,439 10,121 9,761
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,174b 4,803 16,589 16,062
          White 2,935b 3,320 12,557 12,208
          Black or African American 942b 1,122 2,658 2,598
          American Indian or Alaska Native 52 56 137 116
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 146 161 865 807
          Two or More Races 83 118 309 283
     Hispanic or Latino 912b 1,137 3,010 2,917
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 2,789b 3,242 10,391 10,026
     Small Metro 1,439b 1,726 5,774 5,656
     Nonmetro 858a 972 3,433 3,297
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,052 1,164 1,817a 1,634
          Marijuana 739 805 1,281 1,159
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 574 616 841 794
     Cigarettes 1,086 1,136 2,114a 1,894
     Alcohol 1,345 1,475 3,012 2,941
          Binge Alcohol4 918 975 1,720 1,678
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,815b 2,069 3,661a 3,362
          Marijuana 1,293 1,414 2,603b 2,313
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,226 1,361 2,099 1,977
     Cigarettes 1,672 1,687 3,354b 3,028
     Alcohol 2,344b 2,686 6,199a 5,861
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,462b 2,803 5,147a 4,799
          Marijuana 1,666 1,765 3,426b 3,102
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,825b 2,087 3,433 3,216
     Cigarettes 2,459 2,579 5,757b 5,147
     Alcohol 2,929b 3,371 7,794b 7,322
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.24B Number of Times Gotten into a Serious Fight at School or Work in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Gotten into a Serious Fight at School or Work (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Gotten into Serious Fight at School/Work1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 20.6b 23.8 79.4b 76.2
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 20.3b 24.4 79.7b 75.6
     14–15 21.9b 26.3 78.1b 73.7
     16–17 19.5 20.8 80.5 79.2
GENDER
     Male 24.9b 27.5 75.1b 72.5
     Female 16.2b 20.0 83.8b 80.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 20.1b 23.0 79.9b 77.0
          White 18.9b 21.4 81.1b 78.6
          Black or African American 26.2b 30.2 73.8b 69.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 27.4 32.7 72.6 67.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 14.5 16.7 85.5 83.3
          Two or More Races 21.2a 29.4 78.8a 70.6
     Hispanic or Latino 23.3b 28.0 76.7b 72.0
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 21.2b 24.4 78.8b 75.6
     Small Metro 19.9b 23.4 80.1b 76.6
     Nonmetro 20.0a 22.8 80.0a 77.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 20.7 19.6 9.3 8.6
          Marijuana 14.5 13.6 6.5 6.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.3 10.4 4.3 4.2
     Cigarettes 21.4a 19.1 10.8 10.0
     Alcohol 26.4 24.8 15.4 15.5
          Binge Alcohol4 18.0 16.4 8.8 8.8
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 35.7 34.8 18.7 17.7
          Marijuana 25.4 23.8 13.3a 12.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 24.1 22.9 10.7 10.4
     Cigarettes 32.9b 28.4 17.1a 16.0
     Alcohol 46.1 45.2 31.6 30.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 48.4 47.2 26.3 25.3
          Marijuana 32.8a 29.7 17.5a 16.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 35.9 35.1 17.5 16.9
     Cigarettes 48.4b 43.4 29.4b 27.1
     Alcohol 57.6 56.8 39.8 38.6
*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.
1 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.25A Number of Times Taken Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Taken Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Taken Part in Group-Against-Group Fight1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 3,925b 4,519 20,756 20,386
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 1,285b 1,544 6,959 6,869
     14–15 1,361b 1,608 7,091b 6,627
     16–17 1,280 1,368 6,706 6,890
GENDER
     Male 2,300 2,468 10,314 10,239
     Female 1,626b 2,051 10,442 10,147
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,217b 3,667 17,547 17,195
          White 2,289b 2,564 13,203 12,963
          Black or African American 709a 824 2,896 2,895
          American Indian or Alaska Native 57 44 132 130
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 87 132 922 834
          Two or More Races 62 82 330 319
     Hispanic or Latino 708a 852 3,209 3,191
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 2,126b 2,397 11,046 10,855
     Small Metro 1,134b 1,382 6,083 6,002
     Nonmetro 665 741 3,626 3,529
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 953 959 1,911 1,840
          Marijuana 681 684 1,334 1,280
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 503 511 912 899
     Cigarettes 934 959 2,265a 2,066
     Alcohol 1,170 1,234 3,182 3,180
          Binge Alcohol4 835 869 1,800 1,781
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,525 1,667 3,947 3,763
          Marijuana 1,086 1,159 2,805a 2,567
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,060 1,121 2,262 2,217
     Cigarettes 1,368 1,373 3,657b 3,338
     Alcohol 1,991a 2,182 6,549 6,361
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,018a 2,245 5,589 5,348
          Marijuana 1,362 1,438 3,726a 3,427
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,548 1,706 3,710 3,588
     Cigarettes 1,975 2,060 6,241b 5,659
     Alcohol 2,410b 2,690 8,306 7,999
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.25B Number of Times Taken Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Taken Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Taken Part in Group-Against-Group Fight1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 15.9b 18.1 84.1b 81.9
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 15.6b 18.3 84.4b 81.7
     14–15 16.1b 19.5 83.9b 80.5
     16–17 16.0 16.6 84.0 83.4
GENDER
     Male 18.2 19.4 81.8 80.6
     Female 13.5b 16.8 86.5b 83.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15.5b 17.6 84.5b 82.4
          White 14.8b 16.5 85.2b 83.5
          Black or African American 19.7 22.1 80.3 77.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 30.0 25.4 70.0 74.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 8.6a 13.7 91.4a 86.3
          Two or More Races 15.8 20.5 84.2 79.5
     Hispanic or Latino 18.1a 21.1 81.9a 78.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 16.1b 18.1 83.9b 81.9
     Small Metro 15.7b 18.7 84.3b 81.3
     Nonmetro 15.5a 17.3 84.5a 82.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 24.3a 21.2 9.2 9.0
          Marijuana 17.4a 15.1 6.4 6.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.8 11.3 4.4 4.4
     Cigarettes 23.8a 21.2 10.9 10.1
     Alcohol 29.8 27.3 15.3 15.6
          Binge Alcohol4 21.3 19.2 8.7 8.7
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 38.8 36.9 19.0 18.5
          Marijuana 27.7 25.6 13.5a 12.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 27.0 24.8 10.9 10.9
     Cigarettes 34.8b 30.4 17.6a 16.4
     Alcohol 50.7 48.3 31.6 31.2
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 51.4 49.7 26.9 26.2
          Marijuana 34.7a 31.8 18.0a 16.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 39.4 37.7 17.9 17.6
     Cigarettes 50.3b 45.6 30.1b 27.8
     Alcohol 61.4 59.5 40.0 39.2
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.26A Number of Times Carried a Handgun in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Carried a Handgun (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Carried a Handgun1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 816 904 23,881 24,023
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 200 233 8,060 8,202
     14–15 314 301 8,139 7,929
     16–17 302 369 7,682 7,892
GENDER
     Male 674 761 11,934 11,957
     Female 142 143 11,947 12,066
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 657 719 20,114 20,157
          White 470 538 15,026 14,994
          Black or African American 141 128 3,466 3,594
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 8 * 168
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 8 27 1,004 944
          Two or More Races 13 13 378 387
     Hispanic or Latino 159 185 3,767 3,866
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 381 410 12,802 12,859
     Small Metro 257 289 6,965 7,096
     Nonmetro 178 205 4,114 4,068
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 283 294 2,578 2,503
          Marijuana 213 217 1,801 1,744
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 145 180 1,267 1,231
     Cigarettes 248 273 2,950 2,756
     Alcohol 277 324 4,078 4,090
          Binge Alcohol4 221 241 2,417 2,408
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 379 428 5,095 4,998
          Marijuana 287 331 3,608 3,390
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 256 295 3,065 3,043
     Cigarettes 319 367 4,707b 4,344
     Alcohol 443 509 8,104 8,033
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 470a 565 7,140 7,028
          Marijuana 355 401 4,736 4,462
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 345a 438 4,913 4,861
     Cigarettes 459 531 7,760b 7,192
     Alcohol 544 598 10,181 10,090
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.26B Number of Times Carried a Handgun in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Carried a Handgun (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Carried a Handgun1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 3.3 3.6 96.7 96.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 2.4 2.8 97.6 97.2
     14–15 3.7 3.7 96.3 96.3
     16–17 3.8 4.5 96.2 95.5
GENDER
     Male 5.3 6.0 94.7 94.0
     Female 1.2 1.2 98.8 98.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3.2 3.4 96.8 96.6
          White 3.0 3.5 97.0 96.5
          Black or African American 3.9 3.4 96.1 96.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 4.4 * 95.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 0.8 2.7 99.2 97.3
          Two or More Races 3.2 3.3 96.8 96.7
     Hispanic or Latino 4.1 4.6 95.9 95.4
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 2.9 3.1 97.1 96.9
     Small Metro 3.6 3.9 96.4 96.1
     Nonmetro 4.2 4.8 95.8 95.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 34.6 32.5 10.8 10.4
          Marijuana 26.1 24.0 7.5 7.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.8 19.9 5.3 5.1
     Cigarettes 30.4 30.2 12.4a 11.5
     Alcohol 34.0 35.8 17.1 17.0
          Binge Alcohol4 27.0 26.7 10.1 10.0
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 46.4 47.3 21.3 20.8
          Marijuana 35.1 36.7 15.1a 14.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 31.3 32.7 12.8 12.7
     Cigarettes 39.1 40.6 19.7b 18.1
     Alcohol 54.3 56.4 33.9 33.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 57.6 62.5 29.9 29.3
          Marijuana 43.5 44.3 19.8a 18.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 42.3 48.5 20.6 20.2
     Cigarettes 56.3 58.7 32.5b 29.9
     Alcohol 66.6 66.2 42.6 42.0
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.27A Number of Times Sold Illegal Drugs in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Sold Illegal Drugs (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Sold Illegal Drugs1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 1,076b 904 23,625 24,013
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 78 57 8,193 8,378
     14–15 360 311 8,088 7,920
     16–17 638a 535 7,344a 7,715
GENDER
     Male 768a 653 11,846 12,060
     Female 308a 250 11,778 11,953
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 931b 762 19,854 20,104
          White 752b 601 14,756 14,929
          Black or African American 135 118 3,471 3,596
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 10 * 165
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 7 5 1,005 967
          Two or More Races 15 24 377 377
     Hispanic or Latino 146 141 3,771 3,909
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 556a 472 12,629 12,792
     Small Metro 346a 265 6,879 7,114
     Nonmetro 175 167 4,117 4,106
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 740b 605 2,119 2,174
          Marijuana 654b 530 1,355 1,413
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 374 325 1,038 1,074
     Cigarettes 612 544 2,587 2,471
     Alcohol 675 602 3,676 3,797
          Binge Alcohol4 553 493 2,079 2,146
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 937b 786 4,532 4,623
          Marijuana 880b 733 3,006 2,971
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 677b 538 2,644 2,789
     Cigarettes 780a 658 4,247 4,041
     Alcohol 923a 780 7,617 7,742
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 994b 840 6,612 6,737
          Marijuana 946b 784 4,137 4,058
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 801b 653 4,455 4,630
     Cigarettes 918b 773 7,296a 6,936
     Alcohol 987b 827 9,733 9,841
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.27B Number of Times Sold Illegal Drugs in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Sold Illegal Drugs (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Sold Illegal Drugs1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 4.4b 3.6 95.6b 96.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 0.9 0.7 99.1 99.3
     14–15 4.3 3.8 95.7 96.2
     16–17 8.0b 6.5 92.0b 93.5
GENDER
     Male 6.1a 5.1 93.9a 94.9
     Female 2.6a 2.1 97.4a 97.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4.5b 3.7 95.5b 96.3
          White 4.8b 3.9 95.2b 96.1
          Black or African American 3.7 3.2 96.3 96.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 5.9 * 94.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 0.7 0.5 99.3 99.5
          Two or More Races 3.7 6.0 96.3 94.0
     Hispanic or Latino 3.7 3.5 96.3 96.5
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 4.2a 3.6 95.8a 96.4
     Small Metro 4.8b 3.6 95.2b 96.4
     Nonmetro 4.1 3.9 95.9 96.1
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 68.8 67.0 9.0 9.1
          Marijuana 60.8 58.7 5.7 5.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 34.7 36.0 4.4 4.5
     Cigarettes 56.9 60.3 10.9 10.3
     Alcohol 62.7 66.6 15.6 15.8
          Binge Alcohol4 51.3 54.6 8.8 8.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 87.0 87.0 19.2 19.3
          Marijuana 81.7 81.1 12.7 12.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 62.9 59.6 11.2 11.6
     Cigarettes 72.4 72.8 18.0a 16.8
     Alcohol 85.8 86.3 32.2 32.2
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 92.3 92.9 28.0 28.1
          Marijuana 87.8 86.8 17.5 16.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 74.4 72.3 18.9 19.3
     Cigarettes 85.3 85.5 30.9b 28.9
     Alcohol 91.7 91.6 41.2 41.0
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.28A Number of Times Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $501
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 1,219 1,112 23,480 23,816
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 209 191 8,053 8,243
     14–15 415 432 8,034 7,803
     16–17 595a 489 7,393a 7,770
GENDER
     Male 804 748 11,809 11,979
     Female 414 364 11,670 11,837
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 980 887 19,801 19,994
          White 736 660 14,768 14,876
          Black or African American 175 160 3,434 3,566
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 9 * 167
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 20 33 990 938
          Two or More Races 20 18 372 380
     Hispanic or Latino 239 225 3,679 3,822
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 685 594 12,494 12,676
     Small Metro 366 327 6,860 7,058
     Nonmetro 168 191 4,127 4,082
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 534a 435 2,326 2,361
          Marijuana 410 359 1,601 1,601
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 302 245 1,111 1,164
     Cigarettes 487 457 2,712 2,569
     Alcohol 564 556 3,786 3,851
          Binge Alcohol4 441 412 2,193 2,233
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 786a 678 4,682 4,746
          Marijuana 623 563 3,266 3,157
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 563a 467 2,757 2,869
     Cigarettes 636 602 4,390a 4,110
     Alcohol 841 809 7,699 7,728
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 933a 810 6,674 6,780
          Marijuana 734 653 4,350 4,206
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 763b 619 4,494 4,673
     Cigarettes 846 777 7,369a 6,947
     Alcohol 964 896 9,757 9,789
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.28B Number of Times Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $501
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 4.9 4.5 95.1 95.5
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 2.5 2.3 97.5 97.7
     14–15 4.9 5.2 95.1 94.8
     16–17 7.4b 5.9 92.6b 94.1
GENDER
     Male 6.4 5.9 93.6 94.1
     Female 3.4 3.0 96.6 97.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4.7 4.2 95.3 95.8
          White 4.7 4.2 95.3 95.8
          Black or African American 4.8 4.3 95.2 95.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 4.9 * 95.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 2.0 3.4 98.0 96.6
          Two or More Races 5.1 4.6 94.9 95.4
     Hispanic or Latino 6.1 5.6 93.9 94.4
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 5.2 4.5 94.8 95.5
     Small Metro 5.1 4.4 94.9 95.6
     Nonmetro 3.9 4.5 96.1 95.5
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 43.8 39.1 9.9 9.9
          Marijuana 33.6 32.3 6.8 6.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 24.8 22.0 4.7 4.9
     Cigarettes 39.9 41.1 11.5 10.8
     Alcohol 46.3 50.0 16.1 16.2
          Binge Alcohol4 36.2 37.1 9.3 9.4
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 64.5 61.0 19.9 19.9
          Marijuana 51.1 50.6 13.9 13.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 46.2 42.0 11.7 12.0
     Cigarettes 52.2 54.1 18.7b 17.3
     Alcohol 69.0 72.8 32.8 32.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 76.5 72.8 28.4 28.5
          Marijuana 60.2 58.7 18.5 17.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 62.6a 55.7 19.1 19.6
     Cigarettes 69.4 69.9 31.4b 29.2
     Alcohol 79.1 80.5 41.6 41.1
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.29A Number of Times Attacked Others with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Attacked Others with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Attacked Others with Intent to Seriously Hurt Them1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 1,933 2,071 22,771 22,852
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 535 609 7,729 7,816
     14–15 697 724 7,758 7,513
     16–17 702 737 7,284 7,522
GENDER
     Male 1,227 1,310 11,389 11,412
     Female 707 761 11,382 11,439
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 1,643 1,703 19,137 19,173
          White 1,048 1,076 14,455 14,462
          Black or African American 472 521 3,134 3,195
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 14 * 161
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 46 46 966 926
          Two or More Races 40 36 352 364
     Hispanic or Latino 291 368 3,635 3,678
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 1,080 1,136 12,106 12,130
     Small Metro 569 582 6,655 6,800
     Nonmetro 284a 352 4,011 3,921
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 567 574 2,297 2,219
          Marijuana 428 415 1,587 1,548
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 305 310 1,110 1,093
     Cigarettes 554 573 2,648 2,459
     Alcohol 640 670 3,715 3,744
          Binge Alcohol4 468 479 2,168 2,172
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 922 940 4,557 4,483
          Marijuana 696 685 3,200 3,037
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 630 659 2,697 2,674
     Cigarettes 790 784 4,240a 3,933
     Alcohol 1,063 1,117 7,488 7,426
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,182 1,213 6,433 6,381
          Marijuana 863 828 4,229 4,036
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 898 942 4,365 4,353
     Cigarettes 1,129 1,113 7,092b 6,610
     Alcohol 1,309 1,395 9,423 9,292
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.29B Number of Times Attacked Others with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Attacked Others with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Attacked Others with Intent to Seriously Hurt Them1
One or More Times None
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 7.8 8.3 92.2 91.7
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6.5 7.2 93.5 92.8
     14–15 8.2 8.8 91.8 91.2
     16–17 8.8 8.9 91.2 91.1
GENDER
     Male 9.7 10.3 90.3 89.7
     Female 5.8 6.2 94.2 93.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7.9 8.2 92.1 91.8
          White 6.8 6.9 93.2 93.1
          Black or African American 13.1 14.0 86.9 86.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 8.0 * 92.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 4.5 4.7 95.5 95.3
          Two or More Races 10.3 9.0 89.7 91.0
     Hispanic or Latino 7.4 9.1 92.6 90.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 8.2 8.6 91.8 91.4
     Small Metro 7.9 7.9 92.1 92.1
     Nonmetro 6.6a 8.2 93.4a 91.8
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 29.3 27.7 10.1 9.7
          Marijuana 22.1 20.0 7.0 6.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 15.8 15.0 4.9 4.8
     Cigarettes 28.6 27.7 11.6a 10.8
     Alcohol 33.1 32.3 16.3 16.4
          Binge Alcohol4 24.2 23.1 9.5 9.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 47.7 45.4 20.0 19.6
          Marijuana 36.0 33.1 14.1 13.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 32.6 31.8 11.8 11.7
     Cigarettes 40.9 37.9 18.6b 17.2
     Alcohol 55.0 53.9 32.9 32.5
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 61.1 58.6 28.2 27.9
          Marijuana 44.6a 40.0 18.6 17.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 46.5 45.5 19.2 19.0
     Cigarettes 58.4a 53.7 31.1b 28.9
     Alcohol 67.7 67.4 41.4 40.7
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.30A Youths' Feelings about Peers Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Peers Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Peers Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 21,396 21,642 3,156 3,076
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,529 7,655 633 636
     14–15 7,280 7,131 1,134 1,064
     16–17 6,587 6,856 1,389 1,376
GENDER
     Male 10,755 10,899 1,768 1,701
     Female 10,641 10,744 1,388 1,375
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,025 18,145 2,640 2,609
          White 13,385 13,543 2,055 1,937
          Black or African American 3,153 3,161 415a 505
          American Indian or Alaska Native 150 154 38 20
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 923 879 79 81
          Two or More Races 348 338 41 61
     Hispanic or Latino 3,371 3,497 516 467
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,492 11,592 1,615 1,573
     Small Metro 6,261 6,403 923 917
     Nonmetro 3,643 3,647 618 586
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,974 1,954 883 821
          Marijuana 1,300 1,308 708 643
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 985 990 426 402
     Cigarettes 1,940 1,846 1,240 1,168
     Alcohol 3,232 3,337 1,100 1,065
          Binge Alcohol4 1,829 1,870 794 770
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,015 4,051 1,446 1,345
          Marijuana 2,707 2,650 1,178 1,057
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,391 2,479 919 840
     Cigarettes 3,396 3,215 1,609 1,473
     Alcohol 6,640 6,822 1,875a 1,683
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,778 5,813 1,809 1,744
          Marijuana 3,652 3,513 1,423 1,332
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,910 4,055 1,330 1,218
     Cigarettes 6,185a 5,827 1,997 1,860
     Alcohol 8,515 8,576 2,161 2,057
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.30B Youths' Feelings about Peers Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Peers Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Peers Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 87.1 87.6 12.9 12.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 92.2 92.3 7.8 7.7
     14–15 86.5 87.0 13.5 13.0
     16–17 82.6 83.3 17.4 16.7
GENDER
     Male 85.9 86.5 14.1 13.5
     Female 88.5 88.7 11.5 11.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 87.2 87.4 12.8 12.6
          White 86.7 87.5 13.3 12.5
          Black or African American 88.4a 86.2 11.6a 13.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 80.0 88.4 20.0 11.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 92.1 91.6 7.9 8.4
          Two or More Races 89.6 84.7 10.4 15.3
     Hispanic or Latino 86.7 88.2 13.3 11.8
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 87.7 88.1 12.3 11.9
     Small Metro 87.1 87.5 12.9 12.5
     Nonmetro 85.5 86.2 14.5 13.8
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.2 9.0 28.0 26.7
          Marijuana 6.1 6.0 22.4 20.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.6 4.6 13.5 13.1
     Cigarettes 9.1 8.5 39.3 38.0
     Alcohol 15.1 15.4 34.9 34.6
          Binge Alcohol4 8.5 8.6 25.2 25.0
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.8 18.7 45.8 43.7
          Marijuana 12.7 12.2 37.3 34.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.2 11.5 29.1 27.3
     Cigarettes 15.9a 14.9 51.0 47.9
     Alcohol 31.0 31.5 59.4b 54.7
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.0 26.9 57.3 56.7
          Marijuana 17.1 16.2 45.1 43.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.3 18.7 42.1 39.6
     Cigarettes 28.9b 26.9 63.3 60.5
     Alcohol 39.8 39.6 68.5 66.9
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.31A Youths' Feelings about Peers Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Peers Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Peers Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19,525 19,762 5,030 4,947
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,444 7,635 727 651
     14–15 6,612 6,477 1,809 1,716
     16–17 5,469 5,650 2,494 2,581
GENDER
     Male 9,708 9,931 2,811 2,658
     Female 9,817 9,832 2,219 2,289
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,340 16,502 4,322 4,238
          White 11,950 12,154 3,495 3,322
          Black or African American 2,965 2,984 600 676
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 133 * 37
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 899 850 103 110
          Two or More Races 315 315 69 83
     Hispanic or Latino 3,186 3,260 708 710
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,349 10,518 2,749 2,640
     Small Metro 5,697 5,803 1,492 1,515
     Nonmetro 3,479 3,441 789 792
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,186 1,127 1,673 1,648
          Marijuana 608 569 1,403 1,383
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 725 694 689 698
     Cigarettes 1,472b 1,265 1,714 1,752
     Alcohol 2,243 2,254 2,088 2,148
          Binge Alcohol4 1,191 1,157 1,432 1,485
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,634 2,679 2,829 2,712
          Marijuana 1,439 1,416 2,447 2,290
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,729 1,752 1,584 1,561
     Cigarettes 2,560a 2,328 2,450 2,363
     Alcohol 5,090 5,129 3,425 3,375
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,241 4,285 3,343 3,265
          Marijuana 2,215 2,116 2,862 2,728
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,026 3,101 2,212 2,165
     Cigarettes 4,916a 4,546 3,272 3,139
     Alcohol 6,865 6,835 3,816 3,798
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.31B Youths' Feelings about Peers Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Peers Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Peers Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 79.5 80.0 20.5 20.0
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 91.1 92.1 8.9 7.9
     14–15 78.5 79.1 21.5 20.9
     16–17 68.7 68.6 31.3 31.4
GENDER
     Male 77.5a 78.9 22.5a 21.1
     Female 81.6 81.1 18.4 18.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 79.1 79.6 20.9 20.4
          White 77.4 78.5 22.6 21.5
          Black or African American 83.2 81.5 16.8 18.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 78.2 * 21.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 89.8 88.5 10.2 11.5
          Two or More Races 82.1 79.1 17.9 20.9
     Hispanic or Latino 81.8 82.1 18.2 17.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 79.0 79.9 21.0 20.1
     Small Metro 79.2 79.3 20.8 20.7
     Nonmetro 81.5 81.3 18.5 18.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 6.1 5.7 33.3 33.3
          Marijuana 3.1 2.9 27.9 28.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3.7 3.5 13.7 14.1
     Cigarettes 7.5b 6.4 34.1 35.4
     Alcohol 11.5 11.4 41.5 43.4
          Binge Alcohol4 6.1 5.9 28.5 30.0
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 13.5 13.6 56.2 54.8
          Marijuana 7.4 7.2 48.7 46.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 8.9 8.9 31.5 31.5
     Cigarettes 13.1b 11.8 48.7 47.8
     Alcohol 26.1 26.0 68.1 68.2
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.7 21.7 66.5 66.0
          Marijuana 11.3 10.7 56.9 55.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 15.5 15.7 44.0 43.8
     Cigarettes 25.2b 23.0 65.0 63.4
     Alcohol 35.2 34.6 75.9 76.8
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.32A Youths' Feelings about Peers Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Peers Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Peers Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19,749 19,908 4,817 4,788
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,498 7,642 686 634
     14–15 6,702 6,522 1,717 1,670
     16–17 5,550 5,745 2,414 2,484
GENDER
     Male 9,763 9,989 2,762 2,592
     Female 9,986 9,919 2,054 2,196
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,571 16,713 4,101 4,023
          White 12,228 12,383 3,222 3,092
          Black or African American 2,915 2,953 652 703
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 135 * 37
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 905 860 101 100
          Two or More Races 315 320 69 79
     Hispanic or Latino 3,178 3,195 715 765
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,497 10,570 2,607 2,576
     Small Metro 5,736 5,874 1,453 1,441
     Nonmetro 3,516 3,464 756 771
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,141 1,091 1,721 1,682
          Marijuana 565 550 1,446 1,398
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 700 669 716 726
     Cigarettes 1,467b 1,273 1,718 1,743
     Alcohol 2,302 2,297 2,034 2,099
          Binge Alcohol4 1,197 1,145 1,428 1,492
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,694 2,681 2,771 2,709
          Marijuana 1,476 1,390 2,408 2,313
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,735 1,760 1,583 1,555
     Cigarettes 2,594a 2,341 2,417 2,348
     Alcohol 5,213 5,219 3,308 3,279
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,333 4,295 3,257 3,247
          Marijuana 2,269 2,106 2,806 2,734
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,062 3,113 2,182 2,146
     Cigarettes 4,986b 4,608 3,207 3,077
     Alcohol 7,010 6,924 3,679 3,703
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.32B Youths' Feelings about Peers Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Peers Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Peers Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 80.4 80.6 19.6 19.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 91.6 92.3 8.4 7.7
     14–15 79.6 79.6 20.4 20.4
     16–17 69.7 69.8 30.3 30.2
GENDER
     Male 77.9a 79.4 22.1a 20.6
     Female 82.9 81.9 17.1 18.1
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 80.2 80.6 19.8 19.4
          White 79.1 80.0 20.9 20.0
          Black or African American 81.7 80.8 18.3 19.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 78.4 * 21.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 90.0 89.6 10.0 10.4
          Two or More Races 82.1 80.2 17.9 19.8
     Hispanic or Latino 81.6 80.7 18.4 19.3
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 80.1 80.4 19.9 19.6
     Small Metro 79.8 80.3 20.2 19.7
     Nonmetro 82.3 81.8 17.7 18.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 5.8 5.5 35.7 35.1
          Marijuana 2.9 2.8 30.0 29.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3.5 3.4 14.9 15.2
     Cigarettes 7.4b 6.4 35.7 36.4
     Alcohol 11.7 11.5 42.2 43.8
          Binge Alcohol4 6.1 5.8 29.6 31.2
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 13.6 13.5 57.5 56.6
          Marijuana 7.5 7.0 50.0 48.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 8.8 8.8 32.9 32.5
     Cigarettes 13.1b 11.8 50.2 49.1
     Alcohol 26.4 26.2 68.7 68.5
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.9 21.6 67.6 67.8
          Marijuana 11.5a 10.6 58.3 57.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 15.5 15.6 45.3 44.8
     Cigarettes 25.2b 23.1 66.6 64.3
     Alcohol 35.5 34.8 76.4 77.3
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.33A Youths' Feelings about Peers Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Peers Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 20,798 20,875 3,771 3,849
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,471 7,588 705 698
     14–15 7,023 6,792 1,394 1,408
     16–17 6,305 6,496 1,671 1,742
GENDER
     Male 10,249 10,383 2,288 2,215
     Female 10,549 10,492 1,482a 1,634
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,536 17,554 3,134 3,193
          White 13,004 13,060 2,446 2,424
          Black or African American 3,051 3,084 509 573
          American Indian or Alaska Native 149 144 38 28
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 932 857 72 105
          Two or More Races 333 343 56 56
     Hispanic or Latino 3,263 3,320 637 656
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,176 11,252 1,938 1,920
     Small Metro 6,077 6,115 1,109 1,203
     Nonmetro 3,546 3,508 723 726
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,691 1,650 1,168 1,131
          Marijuana 1,077 1,082 935 870
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 876 843 537 557
     Cigarettes 1,894a 1,707 1,288 1,311
     Alcohol 2,795 2,797 1,545 1,604
          Binge Alcohol4 1,499 1,491 1,130 1,150
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,572 3,550 1,895 1,842
          Marijuana 2,350 2,270 1,539 1,435
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,137 2,153 1,178 1,164
     Cigarettes 3,257a 2,984 1,751 1,707
     Alcohol 6,062 6,004 2,462 2,496
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,291 5,241 2,302 2,311
          Marijuana 3,246 3,083 1,834 1,762
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,611 3,643 1,633 1,623
     Cigarettes 5,857b 5,397 2,333 2,296
     Alcohol 7,918 7,775 2,768 2,860
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.33B Youths' Feelings about Peers Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Peers Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 84.7 84.4 15.3 15.6
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 91.4 91.6 8.6 8.4
     14–15 83.4 82.8 16.6 17.2
     16–17 79.0 78.9 21.0 21.1
GENDER
     Male 81.7 82.4 18.3 17.6
     Female 87.7a 86.5 12.3a 13.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 84.8 84.6 15.2 15.4
          White 84.2 84.3 15.8 15.7
          Black or African American 85.7 84.3 14.3 15.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 79.7 83.6 20.3 16.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 92.9 89.1 7.1 10.9
          Two or More Races 85.6 85.9 14.4 14.1
     Hispanic or Latino 83.7 83.5 16.3 16.5
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 85.2 85.4 14.8 14.6
     Small Metro 84.6 83.6 15.4 16.4
     Nonmetro 83.1 82.8 16.9 17.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 8.1 7.9 31.0 29.4
          Marijuana 5.2 5.2 24.8 22.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.2 4.0 14.3 14.5
     Cigarettes 9.1a 8.2 34.2 34.1
     Alcohol 13.4 13.4 41.0 41.7
          Binge Alcohol4 7.2 7.1 30.0 29.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 17.2 17.0 50.3 47.9
          Marijuana 11.3 10.9 40.8a 37.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 10.3 10.3 31.2 30.2
     Cigarettes 15.7b 14.3 46.4 44.4
     Alcohol 29.1 28.8 65.3 64.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 25.4 25.1 61.1 60.1
          Marijuana 15.6 14.8 48.6 45.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.4 17.5 43.3 42.2
     Cigarettes 28.2b 25.9 61.9 59.7
     Alcohol 38.1 37.2 73.4 74.3
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.34A Whether Participated in a Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 5,757b 6,173 18,726 18,472
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 2,163a 2,367 5,960 5,849
     14–15 1,966 1,971 6,428 6,208
     16–17 1,628a 1,835 6,338 6,414
GENDER
     Male 2,684 2,895 9,839 9,691
     Female 3,073 3,278 8,887 8,781
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,851a 5,172 15,738 15,488
          White 3,368 3,587 11,995 11,767
          Black or African American 1,071 1,142 2,510 2,564
          American Indian or Alaska Native 43 49 145 126
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 259 267 734 686
          Two or More Races 90 94 295 302
     Hispanic or Latino 906 1,001 2,988 2,983
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 3,121 3,312 9,950 9,814
     Small Metro 1,656b 1,873 5,509 5,427
     Nonmetro 980 988 3,267 3,231
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 586 630 2,271 2,162
          Marijuana 387 356 1,624 1,604
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 338 393 1,071 1,014
     Cigarettes 644 584 2,537 2,447
     Alcohol 826 906 3,504 3,498
          Binge Alcohol4 460 520 2,165 2,124
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,122 1,205 4,335 4,202
          Marijuana 727 720 3,157 2,995
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 749 823 2,560 2,504
     Cigarettes 991 965 4,010a 3,744
     Alcohol 1,757 1,880 6,754 6,631
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,664 1,729 5,918 5,824
          Marijuana 988 1,000 4,088 3,856
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,241 1,291 3,993 3,975
     Cigarettes 1,700 1,684 6,478b 6,018
     Alcohol 2,266 2,460 8,416 8,190
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.34B Whether Participated in a Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Problem-Solving, Communication Skills, or Self-Esteem Group (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 23.5b 25.0 76.5b 75.0
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 26.6a 28.8 73.4a 71.2
     14–15 23.4 24.1 76.6 75.9
     16–17 20.4a 22.2 79.6a 77.8
GENDER
     Male 21.4a 23.0 78.6a 77.0
     Female 25.7 27.2 74.3 72.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 23.6a 25.0 76.4a 75.0
          White 21.9a 23.4 78.1a 76.6
          Black or African American 29.9 30.8 70.1 69.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 22.9 27.8 77.1 72.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 26.1 28.0 73.9 72.0
          Two or More Races 23.3 23.7 76.7 76.3
     Hispanic or Latino 23.3 25.1 76.7 74.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 23.9 25.2 76.1 74.8
     Small Metro 23.1b 25.7 76.9b 74.3
     Nonmetro 23.1 23.4 76.9 76.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.2 10.2 12.1 11.7
          Marijuana 6.7 5.8 8.7 8.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.9 6.4 5.7 5.5
     Cigarettes 11.2a 9.5 13.5 13.2
     Alcohol 14.3 14.7 18.7 18.9
          Binge Alcohol4 8.0 8.4 11.6 11.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.5 19.5 23.1 22.8
          Marijuana 12.6 11.7 16.9 16.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 13.0 13.3 13.7 13.6
     Cigarettes 17.2 15.6 21.4 20.3
     Alcohol 30.5 30.5 36.1 35.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.9 28.0 31.6 31.5
          Marijuana 17.2 16.2 21.8 20.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 21.6 20.9 21.3 21.5
     Cigarettes 29.5a 27.3 34.6b 32.6
     Alcohol 39.4 39.8 44.9 44.3
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.35A Whether Participated in a Violence Prevention Program in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Violence Prevention Program (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Violence Prevention Program1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 4,203 4,265 20,430 20,564
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 2,025 2,027 6,194 6,326
     14–15 1,315 1,284 7,122 6,943
     16–17 864 955 7,114 7,295
GENDER
     Male 2,107 2,118 10,474 10,562
     Female 2,097 2,147 9,956 10,002
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,508 3,549 17,214 17,255
          White 2,270 2,276 13,185 13,204
          Black or African American 913 961 2,691 2,753
          American Indian or Alaska Native 45 32 143 143
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 185 189 822 774
          Two or More Races 83 65 306 332
     Hispanic or Latino 695 716 3,215 3,309
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 2,334 2,299 10,800 10,921
     Small Metro 1,151a 1,296 6,065 6,062
     Nonmetro 718 670 3,564 3,581
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 416 406 2,447 2,389
          Marijuana 254 233 1,761 1,729
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 234 254 1,177 1,154
     Cigarettes 411 389 2,785 2,643
     Alcohol 509 564 3,839 3,847
          Binge Alcohol4 291 343 2,337 2,305
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 764 796 4,708 4,620
          Marijuana 464 470 3,431 3,250
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 513 538 2,805 2,793
     Cigarettes 653 628 4,364a 4,088
     Alcohol 1,069 1,091 7,471 7,441
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,143 1,153 6,461 6,435
          Marijuana 621 618 4,464 4,243
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 856 890 4,400 4,406
     Cigarettes 1,093 1,056 7,115a 6,662
     Alcohol 1,432 1,459 9,282 9,214
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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Table  3.35B Whether Participated in a Violence Prevention Program in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Violence Prevention Program (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Violence Prevention Program1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 17.1 17.2 82.9 82.8
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 24.6 24.3 75.4 75.7
     14–15 15.6 15.6 84.4 84.4
     16–17 10.8 11.6 89.2 88.4
GENDER
     Male 16.7 16.7 83.3 83.3
     Female 17.4 17.7 82.6 82.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16.9 17.1 83.1 82.9
          White 14.7 14.7 85.3 85.3
          Black or African American 25.3 25.9 74.7 74.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 23.9 18.2 76.1 81.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 18.4 19.6 81.6 80.4
          Two or More Races 21.2 16.3 78.8 83.7
     Hispanic or Latino 17.8 17.8 82.2 82.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 17.8 17.4 82.2 82.6
     Small Metro 15.9a 17.6 84.1a 82.4
     Nonmetro 16.8 15.8 83.2 84.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.9 9.5 12.0 11.6
          Marijuana 6.0 5.5 8.6 8.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.6
     Cigarettes 9.8 9.1 13.6 12.9
     Alcohol 12.1 13.2 18.8 18.7
          Binge Alcohol4 6.9 8.0 11.4 11.2
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.2 18.7 23.0 22.5
          Marijuana 11.0 11.0 16.8 15.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.2 12.6 13.7 13.6
     Cigarettes 15.5 14.7 21.4b 19.9
     Alcohol 25.4 25.6 36.6 36.2
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.2 27.0 31.6 31.3
          Marijuana 14.8 14.5 21.9a 20.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.4 20.9 21.5 21.4
     Cigarettes 26.0 24.8 34.8b 32.4
     Alcohol 34.1 34.2 45.4 44.8
*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
2 Estimates for 2002 and 2003 are based on a revised definition of county type and are not comparable with estimates by county type published in prior NSDUH reports.
3 Any Illicit Drug includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana includes cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
4 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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