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2003 National Survey on Drug Use & Health:  Detailed Tables

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Table  3.36A Whether Participated in an Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Drug Prevention Program Outside School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Drug Prevention Program Outside School1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 3,134b 3,455 21,506 21,411
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 1,271 1,352 6,953 7,027
     14–15 1,004a 1,143 7,433a 7,085
     16–17 859 960 7,120 7,299
GENDER
     Male 1,580 1,713 11,009 10,981
     Female 1,554a 1,742 10,497 10,430
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,597a 2,860 18,128 17,973
          White 1,785 1,886 13,680 13,614
          Black or African American 578b 718 3,020 3,002
          American Indian or Alaska Native 25 31 163 144
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 140 140 866 824
          Two or More Races 54 60 336 339
     Hispanic or Latino 537 595 3,378 3,438
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 1,708 1,770 11,436 11,464
     Small Metro 886b 1,074 6,330 6,293
     Nonmetro 541 610 3,741 3,654
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 347 376 2,515 2,418
          Marijuana 224 234 1,793 1,728
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 172a 231 1,239 1,175
     Cigarettes 404 435 2,788 2,597
     Alcohol 453b 568 3,897 3,842
          Binge Alcohol4 273b 361 2,357 2,286
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 674 759 4,797 4,658
          Marijuana 443 472 3,453 3,248
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 451 528 2,864 2,805
     Cigarettes 602 654 4,413b 4,062
     Alcohol 954a 1,077 7,585 7,455
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 942a 1,095 6,666 6,490
          Marijuana 573 623 4,519a 4,238
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 710a 848 4,543 4,444
     Cigarettes 938 1,033 7,269b 6,690
     Alcohol 1,198b 1,412 9,518 9,258
*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  3.36B Whether Participated in an Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Drug Prevention Program Outside School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Drug Prevention Program Outside School1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 12.7b 13.9 87.3b 86.1
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 15.5 16.1 84.5 83.9
     14–15 11.9b 13.9 88.1b 86.1
     16–17 10.8 11.6 89.2 88.4
GENDER
     Male 12.5 13.5 87.5 86.5
     Female 12.9a 14.3 87.1a 85.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 12.5b 13.7 87.5b 86.3
          White 11.5 12.2 88.5 87.8
          Black or African American 16.1b 19.3 83.9b 80.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 13.5 17.7 86.5 82.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 13.9 14.5 86.1 85.5
          Two or More Races 13.9 15.0 86.1 85.0
     Hispanic or Latino 13.7 14.7 86.3 85.3
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 13.0 13.4 87.0 86.6
     Small Metro 12.3b 14.6 87.7b 85.4
     Nonmetro 12.6 14.3 87.4 85.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 11.1 10.9 11.7 11.3
          Marijuana 7.1 6.8 8.3 8.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.5 6.7 5.8 5.5
     Cigarettes 12.9 12.6 13.0 12.1
     Alcohol 14.5 16.4 18.1 17.9
          Binge Alcohol4 8.7 10.4 11.0 10.7
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.5 22.0 22.3 21.8
          Marijuana 14.1 13.7 16.1 15.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 14.4 15.3 13.3 13.1
     Cigarettes 19.2 18.9 20.5b 19.0
     Alcohol 30.4 31.2 35.3 34.8
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 30.0 31.7 31.0 30.3
          Marijuana 18.3 18.0 21.0a 19.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 22.7 24.5 21.1 20.8
     Cigarettes 29.9 29.9 33.8b 31.2
     Alcohol 38.2 40.9 44.3 43.2
*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  3.37A Whether Participated in a Program in the Past Year for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 1,347 1,476 23,256 23,318
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 594 676 7,602 7,647
     14–15 413 423 8,017 7,792
     16–17 341 377 7,636 7,879
GENDER
     Male 740 804 11,821 11,850
     Female 607 672 11,435 11,467
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 1,067a 1,196 19,626 19,588
          White 717 782 14,733 14,677
          Black or African American 261 299 3,325 3,414
          American Indian or Alaska Native 17 21 171 153
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 47 67 958 896
          Two or More Races 21 20 366 379
     Hispanic or Latino 280 280 3,630 3,730
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 733 740 12,394 12,453
     Small Metro 373b 482 6,829 6,868
     Nonmetro 242 254 4,032 3,996
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 200 214 2,655 2,570
          Marijuana 141 145 1,873 1,816
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 115 136 1,292 1,261
     Cigarettes 223 254 2,965 2,774
     Alcohol 214 258 4,131 4,149
          Binge Alcohol4 151 193 2,474 2,454
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 362 407 5,099 4,998
          Marijuana 263 273 3,625 3,444
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 241 286 3,069 3,034
     Cigarettes 310 344 4,701a 4,361
     Alcohol 418 490 8,117 8,039
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 530 540 7,060 7,031
          Marijuana 346 338 4,735 4,519
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 403 432 4,839 4,846
     Cigarettes 499 494 7,702b 7,217
     Alcohol 551 643 10,158 10,024
*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  3.37B Whether Participated in a Program in the Past Year for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Program for Dealing with Alcohol or Drug Use1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 5.5 6.0 94.5 94.0
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7.2 8.1 92.8 91.9
     14–15 4.9 5.2 95.1 94.8
     16–17 4.3 4.6 95.7 95.4
GENDER
     Male 5.9 6.4 94.1 93.6
     Female 5.0 5.5 95.0 94.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 5.2a 5.8 94.8a 94.2
          White 4.6 5.1 95.4 94.9
          Black or African American 7.3 8.1 92.7 91.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 8.9 12.2 91.1 87.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 4.7 6.9 95.3 93.1
          Two or More Races 5.5 5.0 94.5 95.0
     Hispanic or Latino 7.2 7.0 92.8 93.0
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 5.6 5.6 94.4 94.4
     Small Metro 5.2b 6.6 94.8b 93.4
     Nonmetro 5.7 6.0 94.3 94.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 14.8 14.5 11.4 11.0
          Marijuana 10.4 9.8 8.1 7.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 8.5 9.2 5.6 5.4
     Cigarettes 16.6 17.2 12.7a 11.9
     Alcohol 15.9 17.5 17.8 17.8
          Binge Alcohol4 11.2 13.1 10.6 10.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 26.9 27.5 21.9 21.4
          Marijuana 19.5 18.5 15.6 14.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.9 19.4 13.2 13.0
     Cigarettes 23.0 23.3 20.2b 18.7
     Alcohol 31.0 33.2 34.9 34.5
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 39.4 36.6 30.4 30.2
          Marijuana 25.7 22.9 20.4 19.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 29.9 29.3 20.8 20.8
     Cigarettes 37.0 33.4 33.1b 31.0
     Alcohol 40.9 43.5 43.7 43.0
*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  3.38A Whether Participated in a Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention Program in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Pregnancy or STD Prevention Program (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Pregnancy/STD Prevention Program1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 3,427a 3,702 21,247 21,126
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 1,049 1,123 7,192 7,216
     14–15 1,337 1,464 7,106a 6,763
     16–17 1,041 1,115 6,948 7,147
GENDER
     Male 1,739 1,813 10,862 10,861
     Female 1,688a 1,889 10,385 10,264
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,758 2,920 17,997 17,879
          White 1,883 1,870 13,609 13,608
          Black or African American 693a 826 2,908 2,893
          American Indian or Alaska Native 20 28 168 146
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 119 133 887 821
          Two or More Races 38 50 352 350
     Hispanic or Latino 669 783 3,250 3,247
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 1,806 1,946 11,366 11,273
     Small Metro 983b 1,164 6,230 6,189
     Nonmetro 638 592 3,651 3,663
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 394 393 2,474 2,404
          Marijuana 262 233 1,755 1,731
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 202 240 1,213 1,166
     Cigarettes 412 417 2,784 2,616
     Alcohol 538 598 3,816 3,817
          Binge Alcohol4 322 343 2,312 2,308
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 765 833 4,709 4,586
          Marijuana 503 515 3,389 3,209
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 494 527 2,829 2,804
     Cigarettes 657 687 4,366a 4,029
     Alcohol 1,122 1,256 7,421 7,280
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,086 1,204 6,525 6,380
          Marijuana 676 688 4,412 4,177
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 778 867 4,478 4,421
     Cigarettes 1,149 1,184 7,069b 6,541
     Alcohol 1,463a 1,660 9,260 9,015
*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  3.38B Whether Participated in a Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention Program in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Participated in a Pregnancy or STD Prevention Program (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Participated in Pregnancy/STD Prevention Program1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 13.9a 14.9 86.1a 85.1
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 12.7 13.5 87.3 86.5
     14–15 15.8a 17.8 84.2a 82.2
     16–17 13.0 13.5 87.0 86.5
GENDER
     Male 13.8 14.3 86.2 85.7
     Female 14.0a 15.5 86.0a 84.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 13.3 14.0 86.7 86.0
          White 12.2 12.1 87.8 87.9
          Black or African American 19.2a 22.2 80.8a 77.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 10.7 15.9 89.3 84.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 11.8 13.9 88.2 86.1
          Two or More Races 9.7 12.4 90.3 87.6
     Hispanic or Latino 17.1 19.4 82.9 80.6
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 13.7 14.7 86.3 85.3
     Small Metro 13.6b 15.8 86.4b 84.2
     Nonmetro 14.9 13.9 85.1 86.1
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 11.5 10.6 11.6 11.4
          Marijuana 7.6 6.3 8.3 8.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.9 6.5 5.7 5.5
     Cigarettes 12.0 11.3 13.1 12.4
     Alcohol 15.7 16.1 18.0 18.1
          Binge Alcohol4 9.4 9.3 10.9 10.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 22.3 22.5 22.2 21.7
          Marijuana 14.7 13.9 16.0 15.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 14.4 14.2 13.3 13.3
     Cigarettes 19.2 18.6 20.5b 19.1
     Alcohol 32.7 33.9 34.9 34.5
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 31.7 32.5 30.7 30.2
          Marijuana 19.7 18.6 20.8 19.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 22.7 23.4 21.1 20.9
     Cigarettes 33.5 32.0 33.3b 31.0
     Alcohol 42.7 44.8 43.6 42.7
*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  3.39A Whether Youths Talked with at Least One Parent in the Past Year about the Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Talked with at Least One Parent about the Dangers of Drug Use (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Talked with Parent about Dangers of Drug Use1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 14,255 14,566 10,292 10,181
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 4,909 5,043 3,249 3,276
     14–15 4,879 4,864 3,544 3,331
     16–17 4,467 4,659 3,499 3,575
GENDER
     Male 6,981 7,127 5,566 5,491
     Female 7,274 7,438 4,726 4,691
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 11,980 12,238 8,664 8,501
          White 9,293 9,481 6,127 5,963
          Black or African American 1,765 1,896 1,813 1,807
          American Indian or Alaska Native 100 97 88 75
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 561 489 436 456
          Two or More Races 228 223 161 177
     Hispanic or Latino 2,274 2,328 1,628 1,680
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 7,729 7,665 5,371 5,515
     Small Metro 4,059 4,342 3,125 2,980
     Nonmetro 2,467 2,559 1,796 1,687
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,615a 1,462 1,242 1,320
          Marijuana 1,182b 1,015 826 940
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 769 752 641 643
     Cigarettes 1,798a 1,607 1,384 1,412
     Alcohol 2,487 2,448 1,849 1,952
          Binge Alcohol4 1,491 1,461 1,134 1,177
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,109 2,950 2,350 2,444
          Marijuana 2,265a 2,044 1,617 1,656
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,850 1,845 1,466 1,475
     Cigarettes 2,853b 2,591 2,152 2,106
     Alcohol 4,899 4,877 3,617 3,630
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,197 4,102 3,380 3,449
          Marijuana 2,883a 2,661 2,189 2,176
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,853 2,874 2,380 2,399
     Cigarettes 4,612a 4,277 3,580 3,425
     Alcohol 6,025 6,008 4,665 4,635
*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  3.39B Whether Youths Talked with at Least One Parent in the Past Year about the Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Talked with at Least One Parent about the Dangers of Drug Use (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Talked with Parent about Dangers of Drug Use1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 58.1 58.9 41.9 41.1
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 60.2 60.6 39.8 39.4
     14–15 57.9 59.4 42.1 40.6
     16–17 56.1 56.6 43.9 43.4
GENDER
     Male 55.6 56.5 44.4 43.5
     Female 60.6 61.3 39.4 38.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 58.0 59.0 42.0 41.0
          White 60.3 61.4 39.7 38.6
          Black or African American 49.3 51.2 50.7 48.8
          American Indian or Alaska Native 53.2 56.5 46.8 43.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 56.2 51.7 43.8 48.3
          Two or More Races 58.7 55.8 41.3 44.2
     Hispanic or Latino 58.3 58.1 41.7 41.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 59.0 58.2 41.0 41.8
     Small Metro 56.5b 59.3 43.5b 40.7
     Nonmetro 57.9 60.3 42.1 39.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 11.3b 10.0 12.1 13.0
          Marijuana 8.3b 7.0 8.0a 9.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.4 5.2 6.2 6.3
     Cigarettes 12.6b 11.0 13.4 13.9
     Alcohol 17.4 16.8 18.0 19.2
          Binge Alcohol4 10.5 10.0 11.0 11.6
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.8a 20.3 22.8 24.0
          Marijuana 15.9b 14.0 15.7 16.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 13.0 12.7 14.2 14.5
     Cigarettes 20.0b 17.8 20.9 20.7
     Alcohol 34.4 33.5 35.1 35.7
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 29.4 28.2 32.8 33.9
          Marijuana 20.2b 18.3 21.3 21.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.0 19.7 23.1 23.6
     Cigarettes 32.4b 29.4 34.8 33.6
     Alcohol 42.3 41.2 45.3 45.5
*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  3.40A Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages from Sources Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages from Sources Outside School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages Outside School1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 20,483 20,757 4,131 4,084
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,484 6,703 1,701 1,657
     14–15 7,162 6,934 1,283 1,298
     16–17 6,837 7,120 1,147 1,129
GENDER
     Male 10,231 10,327 2,339 2,361
     Female 10,252 10,430 1,791 1,723
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,387 17,459 3,322 3,349
          White 13,067 13,095 2,387 2,384
          Black or African American 2,893 2,992 700 725
          American Indian or Alaska Native 134 135 54 40
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 912 858 92 105
          Two or More Races 320 317 71 82
     Hispanic or Latino 3,096 3,298 809 735
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,044 11,222 2,090 2,004
     Small Metro 5,973 6,153 1,233 1,212
     Nonmetro 3,466 3,382 807 868
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,316 2,236 546 561
          Marijuana 1,647 1,553 363 410
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,125 1,126 291 281
     Cigarettes 2,565 2,383 620 644
     Alcohol 3,633 3,674 720 738
          Binge Alcohol4 2,115 2,144 517 509
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,549 4,453 914 970
          Marijuana 3,259 3,047 625 674
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,711 2,713 606 624
     Cigarettes 4,130a 3,799 882 912
     Alcohol 7,225 7,199 1,312 1,333
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 6,271 6,247 1,332 1,343
          Marijuana 4,234 3,987 847 874
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,284 4,326 970 970
     Cigarettes 6,783a 6,344 1,419 1,366
     Alcohol 9,002 8,937 1,714 1,732
*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  3.40B Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages from Sources Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages from Sources Outside School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages Outside School1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 83.2 83.6 16.8 16.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 79.2 80.2 20.8 19.8
     14–15 84.8 84.2 15.2 15.8
     16–17 85.6 86.3 14.4 13.7
GENDER
     Male 81.4 81.4 18.6 18.6
     Female 85.1 85.8 14.9 14.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 84.0 83.9 16.0 16.1
          White 84.6 84.6 15.4 15.4
          Black or African American 80.5 80.5 19.5 19.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 71.4 77.3 28.6 22.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 90.8 89.1 9.2 10.9
          Two or More Races 81.9 79.4 18.1 20.6
     Hispanic or Latino 79.3 81.8 20.7 18.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 84.1 84.8 15.9 15.2
     Small Metro 82.9 83.5 17.1 16.5
     Nonmetro 81.1 79.6 18.9 20.4
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 11.3 10.8 13.2 13.7
          Marijuana 8.0 7.5 8.8 10.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.5 5.4 7.1 6.9
     Cigarettes 12.5a 11.5 15.0 15.8
     Alcohol 17.7 17.7 17.4 18.1
          Binge Alcohol4 10.3 10.3 12.5 12.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 22.2 21.5 22.1 23.8
          Marijuana 15.9a 14.7 15.1 16.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 13.2 13.1 14.7 15.3
     Cigarettes 20.2b 18.3 21.4 22.3
     Alcohol 35.3 34.7 31.8 32.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 30.6 30.1 32.2 32.9
          Marijuana 20.7b 19.2 20.5 21.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.9 20.8 23.5 23.8
     Cigarettes 33.1b 30.6 34.3 33.4
     Alcohol 43.9 43.1 41.5 42.4
*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  3.41A Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages at School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 17,599 17,424 4,729 4,899
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,901 5,864 1,247 1,301
     14–15 6,312 6,034 1,480 1,503
     16–17 5,387 5,526 2,002 2,096
GENDER
     Male 8,749 8,592 2,665 2,837
     Female 8,850 8,832 2,065 2,062
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,000 14,873 3,998 4,185
          White 11,534 11,321 3,000 3,150
          Black or African American 2,293 2,443 722 757
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 109 * 22
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 712 664 150 156
          Two or More Races 281 286 80 88
     Hispanic or Latino 2,599 2,551 731 714
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 9,436 9,356 2,470 2,515
     Small Metro 5,124 5,142 1,416 1,522
     Nonmetro 3,039 2,925 844 862
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,927 1,817 688 726
          Marijuana 1,407 1,285 477 545
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 910 900 353 336
     Cigarettes 2,090 1,945 831 808
     Alcohol 3,044 3,020 1,030 1,076
          Binge Alcohol4 1,756 1,764 672 688
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,820 3,644 1,229 1,288
          Marijuana 2,745a 2,507 914 960
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,271 2,242 765 738
     Cigarettes 3,388a 3,133 1,230 1,142
     Alcohol 6,090 5,962 1,909 1,954
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,274 5,095 1,681 1,797
          Marijuana 3,514a 3,234 1,235 1,300
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,641 3,528 1,137 1,199
     Cigarettes 5,641b 5,184 1,913 1,842
     Alcohol 7,547 7,423 2,402 2,409
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.41B Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages at School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Whether Youths Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages at School1
Yes No
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 78.8 78.1 21.2 21.9
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 82.6 81.8 17.4 18.2
     14–15 81.0 80.1 19.0 19.9
     16–17 72.9 72.5 27.1 27.5
GENDER
     Male 76.7 75.2 23.3 24.8
     Female 81.1 81.1 18.9 18.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 79.0 78.0 21.0 22.0
          White 79.4 78.2 20.6 21.8
          Black or African American 76.0 76.3 24.0 23.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 83.2 * 16.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 82.6 81.0 17.4 19.0
          Two or More Races 77.8 76.5 22.2 23.5
     Hispanic or Latino 78.0 78.1 22.0 21.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 79.3 78.8 20.7 21.2
     Small Metro 78.4 77.2 21.6 22.8
     Nonmetro 78.3 77.2 21.7 22.8
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.9 10.4 14.6 14.8
          Marijuana 8.0 7.4 10.1 11.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.2 5.2 7.5 6.9
     Cigarettes 11.9 11.2 17.6 16.5
     Alcohol 17.3 17.3 21.8 22.0
          Binge Alcohol4 10.0 10.1 14.2 14.0
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.7 20.9 26.0 26.3
          Marijuana 15.6a 14.4 19.3 19.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.9 12.9 16.2 15.1
     Cigarettes 19.3a 18.0 26.0a 23.3
     Alcohol 34.6 34.2 40.4 39.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 30.0 29.2 35.6 36.7
          Marijuana 20.0a 18.6 26.1 26.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.7 20.2 24.0 24.5
     Cigarettes 32.1b 29.8 40.5 37.6
     Alcohol 42.9 42.6 50.8 49.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.42A Number of Youth Activities Participated in During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Youth Activities Participated in (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Number of Youth Activities Participated In1
One or Fewer Two or More
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 3,446b 2,980 18,944 19,395
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 876 779 6,299 6,412
     14–15 1,189b 976 6,616 6,574
     16–17 1,382a 1,225 6,029a 6,409
GENDER
     Male 2,000b 1,759 9,443 9,687
     Female 1,446b 1,221 9,501 9,708
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 2,670b 2,332 16,375 16,776
          White 1,998b 1,763 12,567 12,752
          Black or African American 441 410 2,580 2,789
          American Indian or Alaska Native 49 27 108 106
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 118 83 754 742
          Two or More Races 49 41 312 333
     Hispanic or Latino 776a 648 2,569 2,619
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 1,897b 1,653 10,044 10,244
     Small Metro 1,017b 839 5,546 5,842
     Nonmetro 532 488 3,355 3,308
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 598 533 2,026 2,012
          Marijuana 493 444 1,399 1,388
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 278 241 984 994
     Cigarettes 786a 681 2,144 2,075
     Alcohol 800 733 3,277 3,368
          Binge Alcohol4 532 484 1,897 1,971
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,038a 911 4,021 4,032
          Marijuana 878b 729 2,786 2,746
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 590 550 2,454 2,434
     Cigarettes 1,095b 927 3,535 3,361
     Alcohol 1,443b 1,254 6,564 6,678
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,417b 1,185 5,552 5,722
          Marijuana 1,145b 930 3,612 3,612
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 947a 819 3,835 3,918
     Cigarettes 1,649b 1,367 5,920 5,681
     Alcohol 1,824b 1,527 8,135 8,325
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or did not answer two or more of the four youth activity questions with a "yes" or "no" response were excluded from this analysis about participation in youth activities. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.42B Number of Youth Activities Participated in During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Youth Activities Participated in (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Number of Youth Activities Participated In1
One or Fewer Two or More
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 15.4b 13.3 84.6b 86.7
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 12.2 10.8 87.8 89.2
     14–15 15.2b 12.9 84.8b 87.1
     16–17 18.6b 16.0 81.4b 84.0
GENDER
     Male 17.5b 15.4 82.5b 84.6
     Female 13.2b 11.2 86.8b 88.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14.0b 12.2 86.0b 87.8
          White 13.7b 12.1 86.3b 87.9
          Black or African American 14.6 12.8 85.4 87.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 31.0 20.5 69.0 79.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 13.5 10.1 86.5 89.9
          Two or More Races 13.6 11.0 86.4 89.0
     Hispanic or Latino 23.2a 19.8 76.8a 80.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 15.9b 13.9 84.1b 86.1
     Small Metro 15.5b 12.6 84.5b 87.4
     Nonmetro 13.7 12.8 86.3 87.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 17.3 17.9 10.7 10.4
          Marijuana 14.3 14.9 7.4 7.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 8.1 8.1 5.2 5.1
     Cigarettes 22.8 22.8 11.3 10.7
     Alcohol 23.2 24.6 17.3 17.4
          Binge Alcohol4 15.4 16.2 10.0 10.2
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 30.1 30.6 21.2 20.8
          Marijuana 25.5 24.5 14.7 14.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.1 18.5 13.0 12.5
     Cigarettes 31.8 31.1 18.7a 17.3
     Alcohol 41.9 42.1 34.7 34.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 41.1 39.8 29.3 29.5
          Marijuana 33.2 31.2 19.1 18.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 27.5 27.5 20.2 20.2
     Cigarettes 47.9 45.9 31.3b 29.3
     Alcohol 52.9 51.2 42.9 42.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or did not answer two or more of the four youth activity questions with a "yes" or "no" response were excluded from this analysis about participation in youth activities. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.43A Who Youths Talk With about a Serious Problem, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Who Youths Talk With about a Serious Problem (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Would Talk With about a Serious Problem1
No One Someone
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 900 942 23,403 23,555
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 276 258 7,844 7,992
     14–15 369 349 7,945 7,743
     16–17 255a 335 7,614 7,820
GENDER
     Male 544 560 11,887 11,998
     Female 357 383 11,516 11,557
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 676 744 19,769 19,775
          White 441 475 14,825 14,816
          Black or African American 161 183 3,376 3,453
          American Indian or Alaska Native 10 7 174 164
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 39 57 958 899
          Two or More Races 12 14 370 378
     Hispanic or Latino 224 199 3,634 3,780
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 502 567 12,470 12,449
     Small Metro 271 261 6,845 7,002
     Nonmetro 128 114 4,088 4,104
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 192 178 2,618 2,561
          Marijuana 121 127 1,855 1,802
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 120 116 1,275 1,250
     Cigarettes 183 179 2,968 2,814
     Alcohol 225 264 4,061 4,072
          Binge Alcohol4 147 174 2,450 2,428
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 313 322 5,064 4,996
          Marijuana 204 240 3,619 3,424
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 219 211 3,059 3,046
     Cigarettes 253 267 4,697a 4,381
     Alcohol 374 417 8,042 7,994
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 412 435 7,057 7,009
          Marijuana 254 280 4,744 4,508
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 316 339 4,855 4,828
     Cigarettes 362 410 7,719b 7,193
     Alcohol 464 497 10,091 10,025
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents who reported that there was both someone and nobody they could talk with were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.43B Who Youths Talk With about a Serious Problem, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Who Youths Talk With about a Serious Problem (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Would Talk With about a Serious Problem1
No One Someone
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 3.7 3.8 96.3 96.2
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 3.4 3.1 96.6 96.9
     14–15 4.4 4.3 95.6 95.7
     16–17 3.2a 4.1 96.8a 95.9
GENDER
     Male 4.4 4.5 95.6 95.5
     Female 3.0 3.2 97.0 96.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3.3 3.6 96.7 96.4
          White 2.9 3.1 97.1 96.9
          Black or African American 4.6 5.0 95.4 95.0
          American Indian or Alaska Native 5.5 4.1 94.5 95.9
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 3.9 5.9 96.1 94.1
          Two or More Races 3.2 3.5 96.8 96.5
     Hispanic or Latino 5.8 5.0 94.2 95.0
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 3.9 4.4 96.1 95.6
     Small Metro 3.8 3.6 96.2 96.4
     Nonmetro 3.0 2.7 97.0 97.3
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.3 18.9 11.2 10.9
          Marijuana 13.4 13.5 7.9 7.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 13.3 12.3 5.4 5.3
     Cigarettes 20.3 18.9 12.7 11.9
     Alcohol 25.0 28.0 17.4 17.3
          Binge Alcohol4 16.4 18.4 10.5 10.3
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 34.8 34.2 21.6 21.2
          Marijuana 22.7 25.5 15.5a 14.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 24.3 22.4 13.1 12.9
     Cigarettes 28.1 28.4 20.1b 18.6
     Alcohol 41.6 44.2 34.4 33.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 45.7 46.1 30.2 29.8
          Marijuana 28.2 29.7 20.3a 19.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 35.1 36.0 20.7 20.5
     Cigarettes 40.2 43.5 33.0b 30.5
     Alcohol 51.5 52.8 43.1 42.6
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents who reported that there was both someone and nobody they could talk with were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.44A Number of Times Attended Religious Services in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Attended Religious Services in the Past Year (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Times Attended Religious Services1
25 or More Fewer Than 25
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 8,037 8,065 16,332 16,487
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 2,563 2,666 5,494 5,539
     14–15 2,873 2,710 5,483 5,436
     16–17 2,601 2,689 5,355 5,511
GENDER
     Male 3,898 3,815 8,553 8,704
     Female 4,139 4,250 7,779 7,783
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,098 7,190 13,405 13,376
          White 5,657 5,676 9,680 9,667
          Black or African American 995 1,108 2,547 2,549
          American Indian or Alaska Native 36 * 152 *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 293 238 688 688
          Two or More Races 83 105 294 289
     Hispanic or Latino 939 875 2,926 3,111
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 3,915 4,087 9,085 9,004
     Small Metro 2,476 2,500 4,652 4,740
     Nonmetro 1,647a 1,478 2,594 2,743
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 574 563 2,277 2,203
          Marijuana 352 358 1,661 1,594
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 312 302 1,092 1,081
     Cigarettes 628 566 2,541 2,446
     Alcohol 1,066 1,074 3,265 3,313
          Binge Alcohol4 509 587 2,111 2,056
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,274 1,256 4,166 4,113
          Marijuana 779 784 3,098 2,911
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 801 785 2,501 2,510
     Cigarettes 1,172 1,056 3,811 3,626
     Alcohol 2,337 2,299 6,161 6,170
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,892 1,891 5,668 5,630
          Marijuana 1,085 1,027 3,981 3,804
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,332 1,356 3,891 3,883
     Cigarettes 2,084 1,937 6,055a 5,721
     Alcohol 2,999 2,925 7,644 7,666
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
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  3.44B Number of Times Attended Religious Services in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Attended Religious Services in the Past Year (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Times Attended Religious Services1
25 or More Fewer Than 25
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 33.0 32.8 67.0 67.2
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 31.8 32.5 68.2 67.5
     14–15 34.4 33.3 65.6 66.7
     16–17 32.7 32.8 67.3 67.2
GENDER
     Male 31.3 30.5 68.7 69.5
     Female 34.7 35.3 65.3 64.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 34.6 35.0 65.4 65.0
          White 36.9 37.0 63.1 63.0
          Black or African American 28.1 30.3 71.9 69.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 19.1 * 80.9 *
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 29.9 25.7 70.1 74.3
          Two or More Races 22.0 26.7 78.0 73.3
     Hispanic or Latino 24.3 22.0 75.7 78.0
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 30.1 31.2 69.9 68.8
     Small Metro 34.7 34.5 65.3 65.5
     Nonmetro 38.8b 35.0 61.2b 65.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 7.1 7.0 13.9 13.4
          Marijuana 4.4 4.4 10.2 9.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3.9 3.7 6.7 6.6
     Cigarettes 7.8 7.0 15.6 14.8
     Alcohol 13.3 13.3 20.0 20.1
          Binge Alcohol4 6.3 7.3 12.9 12.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 15.8 15.6 25.5 25.0
          Marijuana 9.7 9.7 19.0a 17.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 10.0 9.7 15.3 15.2
     Cigarettes 14.6a 13.1 23.3a 22.0
     Alcohol 29.1 28.5 37.7 37.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 23.5 23.5 34.7 34.2
          Marijuana 13.5 12.7 24.4a 23.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 16.6 16.8 23.8 23.6
     Cigarettes 25.9a 24.0 37.1b 34.7
     Alcohol 37.3 36.3 46.8 46.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
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  3.45A Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youths' Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Their Life (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19,023 18,818 5,302b 5,714
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,652 6,749 1,390 1,457
     14–15 6,537a 6,176 1,818 1,974
     16–17 5,833 5,893 2,094a 2,283
GENDER
     Male 9,207 9,224 3,165 3,254
     Female 9,816 9,594 2,137b 2,460
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,974 15,691 4,514b 4,875
          White 11,707 11,455 3,610a 3,856
          Black or African American 3,011 3,074 524 588
          American Indian or Alaska Native 127 129 59 41
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 769 682 216 275
          Two or More Races 294 291 92 102
     Hispanic or Latino 3,048 3,127 788 839
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,086 9,911 2,890a 3,158
     Small Metro 5,544 5,591 1,584 1,669
     Nonmetro 3,393 3,316 828 888
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,752 1,658 1,088 1,097
          Marijuana 1,160 1,123 837 813
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 864 806 539 581
     Cigarettes 1,981 1,819 1,187 1,172
     Alcohol 2,887 2,837 1,425 1,528
          Binge Alcohol4 1,660 1,608 955 1,017
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,556 3,457 1,864 1,892
          Marijuana 2,394 2,281 1,462 1,394
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,160 2,069 1,128 1,222
     Cigarettes 3,350b 3,010 1,628 1,641
     Alcohol 5,999 5,798 2,461 2,644
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,177 5,029 2,353 2,455
          Marijuana 3,256 3,051 1,786 1,756
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,571 3,462 1,630 1,749
     Cigarettes 5,769b 5,267 2,362 2,354
     Alcohol 7,643 7,405 2,965 3,147
*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  3.45B Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youths' Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Their Life (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 78.2b 76.7 21.8b 23.3
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 82.7 82.2 17.3 17.8
     14–15 78.2b 75.8 21.8b 24.2
     16–17 73.6 72.1 26.4 27.9
GENDER
     Male 74.4 73.9 25.6 26.1
     Female 82.1b 79.6 17.9b 20.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 78.0b 76.3 22.0b 23.7
          White 76.4a 74.8 23.6a 25.2
          Black or African American 85.2 83.9 14.8 16.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 68.2 75.7 31.8 24.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 78.1 71.3 21.9 28.7
          Two or More Races 76.1 74.1 23.9 25.9
     Hispanic or Latino 79.5 78.8 20.5 21.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 77.7a 75.8 22.3a 24.2
     Small Metro 77.8 77.0 22.2 23.0
     Nonmetro 80.4 78.9 19.6 21.1
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.2 8.8 20.5 19.2
          Marijuana 6.1 6.0 15.8 14.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.5 4.3 10.2 10.2
     Cigarettes 10.4 9.7 22.4 20.5
     Alcohol 15.2 15.1 26.9 26.7
          Binge Alcohol4 8.7 8.5 18.0 17.8
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.7 18.4 35.2 33.1
          Marijuana 12.6 12.1 27.6b 24.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.4 11.0 21.3 21.4
     Cigarettes 17.6b 16.0 30.7 28.7
     Alcohol 31.5 30.8 46.4 46.3
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.2 26.7 44.4 43.0
          Marijuana 17.1 16.2 33.7a 30.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.8 18.4 30.7 30.6
     Cigarettes 30.3b 28.0 44.5b 41.2
     Alcohol 40.2 39.3 55.9 55.1
*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  3.46A Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Influence How They Make Decisions in Life (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 16,786 16,695 7,528 7,785
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,005 6,055 2,021 2,120
     14–15 5,701 5,472 2,655 2,662
     16–17 5,081 5,168 2,853 3,003
GENDER
     Male 8,221 8,258 4,175 4,206
     Female 8,564 8,437 3,353 3,579
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,134 13,994 6,342 6,553
          White 10,266 10,125 5,041 5,183
          Black or African American 2,729 2,859 806 792
          American Indian or Alaska Native 115 114 73 56
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 695 598 290 352
          Two or More Races 264 241 122 154
     Hispanic or Latino 2,652 2,701 1,186 1,233
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 8,755 8,652 4,222 4,369
     Small Metro 4,906 5,014 2,198 2,234
     Nonmetro 3,125 3,029 1,108 1,182
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,371 1,355 1,463 1,404
          Marijuana 863 865 1,134 1,077
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 707 689 691 698
     Cigarettes 1,493 1,447 1,676 1,545
     Alcohol 2,312 2,312 1,998 2,042
          Binge Alcohol4 1,279 1,296 1,329 1,327
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,846 2,870 2,566 2,477
          Marijuana 1,835 1,820 2,028 1,858
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,733 1,752 1,544 1,535
     Cigarettes 2,670a 2,468 2,306 2,182
     Alcohol 4,968 4,858 3,498 3,575
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,269 4,279 3,247 3,203
          Marijuana 2,570 2,484 2,476 2,322
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,934 2,977 2,253 2,238
     Cigarettes 4,752a 4,452 3,383 3,170
     Alcohol 6,414 6,285 4,203 4,266
*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  3.46B Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That Religious Beliefs Influence How They Make Decisions in Life (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Religious Beliefs Influence How Youths Make Decisions in Life1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 69.0 68.2 31.0 31.8
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 74.8 74.1 25.2 25.9
     14–15 68.2 67.3 31.8 32.7
     16–17 64.0 63.2 36.0 36.8
GENDER
     Male 66.3 66.3 33.7 33.7
     Female 71.9a 70.2 28.1a 29.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 69.0 68.1 31.0 31.9
          White 67.1 66.1 32.9 33.9
          Black or African American 77.2 78.3 22.8 21.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 61.2 67.0 38.8 33.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 70.6 63.0 29.4 37.0
          Two or More Races 68.5 61.0 31.5 39.0
     Hispanic or Latino 69.1 68.7 30.9 31.3
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 67.5 66.4 32.5 33.6
     Small Metro 69.1 69.2 30.9 30.8
     Nonmetro 73.8 71.9 26.2 28.1
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 8.2 8.1 19.4 18.0
          Marijuana 5.1 5.2 15.1 13.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.2 4.1 9.2 9.0
     Cigarettes 8.9 8.7 22.3b 19.8
     Alcohol 13.8 13.8 26.5 26.2
          Binge Alcohol4 7.6 7.8 17.7 17.0
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 17.0 17.2 34.1a 31.8
          Marijuana 10.9 10.9 26.9b 23.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 10.3 10.5 20.5 19.7
     Cigarettes 15.9a 14.8 30.6a 28.0
     Alcohol 29.6 29.1 46.5 45.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 25.4 25.6 43.1 41.1
          Marijuana 15.3 14.9 32.9b 29.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.5 17.8 29.9 28.8
     Cigarettes 28.3a 26.7 44.9b 40.7
     Alcohol 38.2 37.6 55.8 54.8
*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  3.47A Youths' Feelings That It Is Important for Friends to Share Youths' Religious Beliefs, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That It Is Important for Friends to Share Their Religious Beliefs (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 8,681 8,499 15,583 15,985
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 3,291 3,246 4,738 4,948
     14–15 2,942 2,838 5,372 5,288
     16–17 2,447 2,416 5,473 5,750
GENDER
     Male 4,311 4,290 8,052 8,184
     Female 4,370 4,209 7,532 7,801
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,201 7,085 13,220 13,440
          White 5,133 5,095 10,139 10,198
          Black or African American 1,466 1,475 2,064 2,169
          American Indian or Alaska Native 77 61 110 108
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 370 306 601 644
          Two or More Races 113 111 272 283
     Hispanic or Latino 1,479 1,414 2,363 2,546
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 4,281 4,131 8,673 8,922
     Small Metro 2,540 2,662 4,553 4,582
     Nonmetro 1,860 1,707 2,357 2,481
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 636 621 2,207 2,129
          Marijuana 375 348 1,625 1,591
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 361 377 1,044 1,004
     Cigarettes 751a 627 2,409 2,364
     Alcohol 1,041 993 3,268 3,377
          Binge Alcohol4 564 599 2,042 2,024
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,289 1,307 4,130 4,026
          Marijuana 763 742 3,099 2,931
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 850 873 2,437 2,407
     Cigarettes 1,280a 1,111 3,683 3,544
     Alcohol 2,177 2,089 6,270 6,353
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,028 2,044 5,494 5,436
          Marijuana 1,124 1,043 3,918 3,763
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,483 1,538 3,712 3,676
     Cigarettes 2,273 2,096 5,839a 5,528
     Alcohol 2,900 2,837 7,694 7,723
*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  3.47B Youths' Feelings That It Is Important for Friends to Share Youths' Religious Beliefs, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings That It Is Important for Friends to Share Their Religious Beliefs (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs1
Agree/Strongly Agree Disagree/Strongly Disagree
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 35.8 34.7 64.2 65.3
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 41.0 39.6 59.0 60.4
     14–15 35.4 34.9 64.6 65.1
     16–17 30.9 29.6 69.1 70.4
GENDER
     Male 34.9 34.4 65.1 65.6
     Female 36.7 35.0 63.3 65.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 35.3 34.5 64.7 65.5
          White 33.6 33.3 66.4 66.7
          Black or African American 41.5 40.5 58.5 59.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native 41.3 36.2 58.7 63.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 38.1 32.2 61.9 67.8
          Two or More Races 29.3 28.2 70.7 71.8
     Hispanic or Latino 38.5 35.7 61.5 64.3
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 33.0 31.6 67.0 68.4
     Small Metro 35.8 36.8 64.2 63.2
     Nonmetro 44.1a 40.8 55.9a 59.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 7.3 7.3 14.2 13.3
          Marijuana 4.3 4.1 10.4 10.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.2 4.4 6.7 6.3
     Cigarettes 8.7a 7.4 15.5 14.8
     Alcohol 12.0 11.7 21.0 21.1
          Binge Alcohol4 6.5 7.0 13.1 12.7
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 14.9 15.4 26.5 25.2
          Marijuana 8.8 8.7 19.9a 18.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 9.8 10.3 15.6 15.1
     Cigarettes 14.7a 13.1 23.6a 22.2
     Alcohol 25.1 24.6 40.2 39.7
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 23.4 24.1 35.3 34.0
          Marijuana 13.0 12.3 25.1a 23.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.1 18.1 23.8 23.0
     Cigarettes 26.2 24.7 37.5b 34.6
     Alcohol 33.4 33.4 49.4 48.3
*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  3.48A Grade Average for the Last Grading Period Completed, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Grade Average for the Last Grading Period Completed (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Grade Average for Last Grading Period Completed1
"D" or Lower "A," "B," or "C"
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 1,332 1,348 20,130 19,962
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 346 367 6,403 6,321
     14–15 528 498 6,986 6,724
     16–17 458 483 6,740 6,917
GENDER
     Male 870 886 10,098 9,935
     Female 463 462 10,032 10,026
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 1,093 1,080 17,204 17,156
          White 823 756 13,233 13,152
          Black or African American 203 262 2,655 2,738
          American Indian or Alaska Native 17 9 136 117
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 25 25 803 763
          Two or More Races 18 26 320 332
     Hispanic or Latino 240 268 2,926 2,805
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 672 707 10,702 10,583
     Small Metro 411 392 5,915 5,989
     Nonmetro 249 250 3,514 3,390
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 324 328 2,218 2,114
          Marijuana 246 269 1,587 1,493
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 164 150 1,058 1,030
     Cigarettes 391 351 2,417 2,281
     Alcohol 357 378 3,588 3,582
          Binge Alcohol4 240 277 2,107 2,103
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 511 525 4,399 4,233
          Marijuana 432 419 3,126 2,929
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 321 335 2,633 2,538
     Cigarettes 517 488 3,946b 3,600
     Alcohol 645 643 7,113 7,005
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 683 695 6,059 5,932
          Marijuana 556 541 4,045 3,832
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 467 487 4,162 4,035
     Cigarettes 747 727 6,537b 6,012
     Alcohol 829 823 8,812 8,642
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported their school does not give these grades were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.48B Grade Average for the Last Grading Period Completed, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Grade Average for the Last Grading Period Completed (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Grade Average for Last Grading Period Completed1
"D" or Lower "A," "B," or "C"
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 6.2 6.3 93.8 93.7
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5.1 5.5 94.9 94.5
     14–15 7.0 6.9 93.0 93.1
     16–17 6.4 6.5 93.6 93.5
GENDER
     Male 7.9 8.2 92.1 91.8
     Female 4.4 4.4 95.6 95.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 6.0 5.9 94.0 94.1
          White 5.9 5.4 94.1 94.6
          Black or African American 7.1 8.7 92.9 91.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 11.4 6.9 88.6 93.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 3.0 3.2 97.0 96.8
          Two or More Races 5.4 7.2 94.6 92.8
     Hispanic or Latino 7.6 8.7 92.4 91.3
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 5.9 6.3 94.1 93.7
     Small Metro 6.5 6.1 93.5 93.9
     Nonmetro 6.6 6.9 93.4 93.1
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 24.3 24.4 11.0 10.6
          Marijuana 18.4 20.0 7.9 7.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.3 11.2 5.3 5.2
     Cigarettes 29.3 26.0 12.0 11.4
     Alcohol 26.8 28.1 17.8 17.9
          Binge Alcohol4 18.0 20.6 10.5 10.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 38.3 38.9 21.9 21.2
          Marijuana 32.4 31.1 15.5 14.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 24.1 24.8 13.1 12.7
     Cigarettes 38.8 36.2 19.6b 18.0
     Alcohol 48.4 47.7 35.3 35.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 51.3 51.5 30.1 29.7
          Marijuana 41.7 40.1 20.1 19.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 35.1 36.1 20.7 20.2
     Cigarettes 56.1 53.9 32.5b 30.1
     Alcohol 62.2 61.0 43.8 43.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported their school does not give these grades were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.49A Youths' Feelings about Going to School During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Going to School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Going to School1
Liked a Lot/Kind of Liked Didn't Like Very Much/Hated
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 17,650 17,710 4,756 4,684
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,869 5,868 1,316 1,332
     14–15 6,182 5,989 1,632 1,567
     16–17 5,599 5,853 1,808 1,786
GENDER
     Male 8,692 8,775 2,761 2,686
     Female 8,958 8,935 1,995 1,998
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,894 15,035 4,162 4,086
          White 11,104 11,064 3,463 3,457
          Black or African American 2,586 2,788 445 419
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 115 * 18
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 744 719 127 106
          Two or More Races 283 291 79 84
     Hispanic or Latino 2,756 2,675 594 599
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 9,490 9,462 2,461 2,449
     Small Metro 5,118 5,310 1,447 1,376
     Nonmetro 3,042 2,937 848 859
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,637 1,617 988 931
          Marijuana 1,122 1,112 771 723
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 775 770 489 468
     Cigarettes 1,793 1,707 1,143 1,052
     Alcohol 2,741 2,783 1,338 1,322
          Binge Alcohol4 1,514 1,561 917 896
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,382 3,327 1,684 1,627
          Marijuana 2,367 2,255 1,303 1,231
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,951 1,949 1,097 1,039
     Cigarettes 3,031 2,841 1,605 1,454
     Alcohol 5,680 5,739 2,335 2,201
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,805 4,805 2,175 2,113
          Marijuana 3,161 3,055 1,603 1,500
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,186 3,182 1,607 1,555
     Cigarettes 5,230a 4,927 2,349a 2,127
     Alcohol 7,170 7,219 2,797 2,644
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.49B Youths' Feelings about Going to School During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings about Going to School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Youths' Feelings about Going to School1
Liked a Lot/Kind of Liked Didn't Like Very Much/Hated
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 78.8 79.1 21.2 20.9
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 81.7 81.5 18.3 18.5
     14–15 79.1 79.3 20.9 20.7
     16–17 75.6 76.6 24.4 23.4
GENDER
     Male 75.9 76.6 24.1 23.4
     Female 81.8 81.7 18.2 18.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 78.2 78.6 21.8 21.4
          White 76.2 76.2 23.8 23.8
          Black or African American 85.3 86.9 14.7 13.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 86.3 * 13.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 85.4 87.2 14.6 12.8
          Two or More Races 78.1 77.6 21.9 22.4
     Hispanic or Latino 82.3 81.7 17.7 18.3
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 79.4 79.4 20.6 20.6
     Small Metro 78.0 79.4 22.0 20.6
     Nonmetro 78.2 77.4 21.8 22.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.3 9.1 20.8 19.9
          Marijuana 6.4 6.3 16.2 15.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.4 4.3 10.3 10.0
     Cigarettes 10.2 9.6 24.0 22.5
     Alcohol 15.5 15.7 28.1 28.2
          Binge Alcohol4 8.6 8.8 19.3 19.1
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.2 18.8 35.4 34.7
          Marijuana 13.4 12.7 27.4 26.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.1 11.0 23.1 22.2
     Cigarettes 17.2a 16.0 33.8a 31.0
     Alcohol 32.2 32.4 49.1 47.0
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.2 27.1 45.7 45.1
          Marijuana 17.9 17.3 33.7 32.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.1 18.0 33.8 33.2
     Cigarettes 29.6b 27.8 49.4b 45.4
     Alcohol 40.6 40.8 58.8 56.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.50A How Often Youths Felt in the Past Year That Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Youths Felt That Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 17,427 17,372 4,961 5,007
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,011 6,001 1,159 1,186
     14–15 5,957 5,765 1,854 1,789
     16–17 5,459 5,607 1,948 2,032
GENDER
     Male 8,631 8,610 2,812 2,847
     Female 8,796 8,763 2,149 2,160
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,634 14,715 4,406 4,392
          White 10,804 10,831 3,756 3,682
          Black or African American 2,641 2,732 383a 469
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 110 * 23
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 742 702 129 123
          Two or More Races 275 284 85 90
     Hispanic or Latino 2,793 2,657 555 615
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 9,411 9,335 2,526 2,568
     Small Metro 5,064 5,143 1,501 1,541
     Nonmetro 2,953 2,894 934 898
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,663 1,608 965 938
          Marijuana 1,174 1,118 720 718
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 772 786 493 450
     Cigarettes 1,896 1,756 1,042 1,002
     Alcohol 2,735 2,688 1,343 1,415
          Binge Alcohol4 1,560 1,546 872 910
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,345 3,281 1,719 1,670
          Marijuana 2,362 2,255 1,309 1,231
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,953 1,921 1,092 1,064
     Cigarettes 3,132b 2,842 1,506 1,449
     Alcohol 5,552 5,482 2,461 2,451
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,741 4,671 2,232 2,244
          Marijuana 3,163 2,998 1,603 1,557
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,161 3,103 1,625 1,632
     Cigarettes 5,277b 4,840 2,303 2,214
     Alcohol 7,022 6,931 2,944 2,924
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.50B How Often Youths Felt in the Past Year That Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Youths Felt That Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Assigned Schoolwork Was Meaningful and Important1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 77.8 77.6 22.2 22.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 83.8 83.5 16.2 16.5
     14–15 76.3 76.3 23.7 23.7
     16–17 73.7 73.4 26.3 26.6
GENDER
     Male 75.4 75.2 24.6 24.8
     Female 80.4 80.2 19.6 19.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 76.9 77.0 23.1 23.0
          White 74.2 74.6 25.8 25.4
          Black or African American 87.3 85.3 12.7 14.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 82.5 * 17.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 85.1 85.1 14.9 14.9
          Two or More Races 76.5 75.9 23.5 24.1
     Hispanic or Latino 83.4 81.2 16.6 18.8
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 78.8 78.4 21.2 21.6
     Small Metro 77.1 76.9 22.9 23.1
     Nonmetro 76.0 76.3 24.0 23.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.5 9.3 19.4 18.7
          Marijuana 6.7 6.4 14.5 14.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.4 4.5 9.9 9.0
     Cigarettes 10.9 10.1 21.0 20.0
     Alcohol 15.7 15.5 27.1 28.3
          Binge Alcohol4 8.9 8.9 17.6 18.2
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.2 18.9 34.7 33.4
          Marijuana 13.6 13.0 26.4 24.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.2 11.1 22.0 21.2
     Cigarettes 18.0b 16.4 30.4 28.9
     Alcohol 31.9 31.6 49.6 49.0
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.2 26.9 45.0 44.8
          Marijuana 18.1 17.3 32.3 31.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.1 17.9 32.8 32.6
     Cigarettes 30.3b 27.9 46.4 44.2
     Alcohol 40.3 39.9 59.3 58.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.51A Level of Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Level of Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School1
Very/Somewhat Important Very/Somewhat Unimportant
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19,783 19,711 2,590 2,666
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,686 6,672 482 523
     14–15 6,820 6,614 984 935
     16–17 6,277 6,425 1,124 1,208
GENDER
     Male 10,018 9,975 1,409 1,484
     Female 9,764 9,737 1,182 1,182
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,700 16,725 2,324 2,375
          White 12,545 12,486 2,006 2,018
          Black or African American 2,847 2,973 177 232
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 123 * 8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 793 756 75 69
          Two or More Races 329 331 32 44
     Hispanic or Latino 3,082 2,987 267 291
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,465 10,426 1,450 1,482
     Small Metro 5,848 5,916 722 766
     Nonmetro 3,469 3,369 418 418
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,054 1,972 566 573
          Marijuana 1,465 1,391 424 442
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 975 949 287 288
     Cigarettes 2,312 2,187 621 568
     Alcohol 3,295 3,314 778 787
          Binge Alcohol4 1,903 1,955 524 501
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,054 3,980 1,004 967
          Marijuana 2,889 2,741 777 742
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,397 2,350 643 634
     Cigarettes 3,759a 3,481 873 808
     Alcohol 6,591 6,560 1,413 1,375
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,706 5,667 1,266 1,245
          Marijuana 3,815 3,655 946 897
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,870 3,823 917 910
     Cigarettes 6,294b 5,840 1,278 1,211
     Alcohol 8,277 8,223 1,679 1,631
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.51B Level of Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Level of Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Importance Later in Life of Things Learned in School1
Very/Somewhat Important Very/Somewhat Unimportant
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 88.4 88.1 11.6 11.9
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 93.3 92.7 6.7 7.3
     14–15 87.4 87.6 12.6 12.4
     16–17 84.8 84.2 15.2 15.8
GENDER
     Male 87.7 87.0 12.3 13.0
     Female 89.2 89.2 10.8 10.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 87.8 87.6 12.2 12.4
          White 86.2 86.1 13.8 13.9
          Black or African American 94.2 92.8 5.8 7.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 93.6 * 6.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 91.3 91.6 8.7 8.4
          Two or More Races 91.1 88.3 8.9 11.7
     Hispanic or Latino 92.0 91.1 8.0 8.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 87.8 87.6 12.2 12.4
     Small Metro 89.0 88.5 11.0 11.5
     Nonmetro 89.3 89.0 10.7 11.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.4 10.0 21.9 21.5
          Marijuana 7.4 7.1 16.4 16.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.9 4.8 11.1 10.8
     Cigarettes 11.7 11.1 24.0 21.3
     Alcohol 16.7 16.8 30.0 29.5
          Binge Alcohol4 9.6 9.9 20.2 18.8
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 20.5 20.2 38.7 36.3
          Marijuana 14.6 13.9 30.0 27.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.1 11.9 24.8 23.8
     Cigarettes 19.0a 17.7 33.7a 30.3
     Alcohol 33.3 33.3 54.6 51.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.8 28.7 48.9 46.7
          Marijuana 19.3 18.5 36.5 33.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.6 19.4 35.4 34.1
     Cigarettes 31.8b 29.6 49.3a 45.4
     Alcohol 41.8 41.7 64.8a 61.2
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.52A How Interesting Courses at School Have Been During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Interesting Courses at School Have Been (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use How Interesting Courses at School Have Been1
Very/Somewhat Interesting Very/Somewhat Boring
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 17,083 16,857 5,312 5,510
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,757 5,677 1,427 1,508
     14–15 5,788 5,554 2,022 1,997
     16–17 5,538 5,626 1,863 2,005
GENDER
     Male 8,594 8,398 2,847 3,047
     Female 8,489 8,459 2,465 2,463
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,299 14,247 4,747 4,850
          White 10,647 10,527 3,919 3,978
          Black or African American 2,507 2,608 518 591
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 114 * 19
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 709 669 161 155
          Two or More Races 277 278 82 96
     Hispanic or Latino 2,784 2,609 565 660
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 9,126 8,918 2,812 2,971
     Small Metro 5,048 5,061 1,520 1,625
     Nonmetro 2,909 2,878 980 915
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,684 1,548 941 993
          Marijuana 1,178 1,091 714 739
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 800 737 465 496
     Cigarettes 1,860a 1,699 1,076 1,054
     Alcohol 2,709 2,665 1,369 1,435
          Binge Alcohol4 1,539 1,525 891 929
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,329 3,165 1,735 1,778
          Marijuana 2,366 2,193 1,303 1,287
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,940 1,814 1,105 1,164
     Cigarettes 3,056a 2,785 1,580 1,500
     Alcohol 5,521 5,402 2,494 2,527
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,716 4,558 2,262 2,351
          Marijuana 3,163 2,958 1,600 1,589
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,157 2,987 1,635 1,743
     Cigarettes 5,200b 4,784 2,373 2,264
     Alcohol 6,966 6,802 2,999 3,047
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.52B How Interesting Courses at School Have Been During the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Interesting Courses at School Have Been (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use How Interesting Courses at School Have Been1
Very/Somewhat Interesting Very/Somewhat Boring
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 76.3 75.4 23.7 24.6
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 80.1 79.0 19.9 21.0
     14–15 74.1 73.6 25.9 26.4
     16–17 74.8 73.7 25.2 26.3
GENDER
     Male 75.1a 73.4 24.9a 26.6
     Female 77.5 77.4 22.5 22.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 75.1 74.6 24.9 25.4
          White 73.1 72.6 26.9 27.4
          Black or African American 82.9 81.5 17.1 18.5
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 85.5 * 14.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 81.5 81.2 18.5 18.8
          Two or More Races 77.2 74.3 22.8 25.7
     Hispanic or Latino 83.1a 79.8 16.9a 20.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 76.4 75.0 23.6 25.0
     Small Metro 76.9 75.7 23.1 24.3
     Nonmetro 74.8 75.9 25.2 24.1
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.9 9.2 17.7 18.0
          Marijuana 6.9 6.5 13.4 13.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.7 4.4 8.8 9.0
     Cigarettes 10.9 10.1 20.3 19.1
     Alcohol 15.9 15.8 25.8 26.0
          Binge Alcohol4 9.0 9.0 16.8 16.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.5 18.8 32.7 32.3
          Marijuana 13.8 13.0 24.5 23.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.4 10.8 20.8 21.1
     Cigarettes 17.9a 16.5 29.8a 27.2
     Alcohol 32.3 32.0 47.0 45.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.6 27.0 42.6 42.7
          Marijuana 18.5 17.5 30.1 28.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.5 17.7 30.8 31.6
     Cigarettes 30.4b 28.4 44.7b 41.1
     Alcohol 40.8 40.4 56.5 55.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.53A How Often Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job with Schoolwork in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job with Schoolwork (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job With Schoolwork1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 16,950 17,362 5,431b 5,026
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,853 6,025 1,321a 1,178
     14–15 5,816 5,641 1,990 1,912
     16–17 5,281b 5,697 2,120a 1,935
GENDER
     Male 8,540 8,756 2,901 2,700
     Female 8,410 8,607 2,529a 2,326
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,302 14,745 4,735b 4,363
          White 10,713 10,950 3,843a 3,562
          Black or African American 2,440 2,670 585 534
          American Indian or Alaska Native 111 113 46a 20
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 720 671 150 154
          Two or More Races 265 292 94 82
     Hispanic or Latino 2,648 2,617 695 663
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 9,143 9,297 2,795 2,618
     Small Metro 4,908 5,132 1,646 1,549
     Nonmetro 2,899 2,934 990a 859
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,701 1,731 925a 815
          Marijuana 1,214 1,235 678 599
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 803 845 461 393
     Cigarettes 1,905 1,852 1,027a 900
     Alcohol 2,759 2,842 1,317 1,257
          Binge Alcohol4 1,602 1,679 826 773
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,408 3,441 1,655 1,507
          Marijuana 2,426 2,390 1,244a 1,090
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,015 2,042 1,029 942
     Cigarettes 3,104 2,961 1,526b 1,326
     Alcohol 5,558 5,700 2,450a 2,233
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,814 4,884 2,158 2,029
          Marijuana 3,211 3,199 1,553b 1,351
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,231 3,270 1,555 1,465
     Cigarettes 5,265 5,029 2,306b 2,021
     Alcohol 6,998 7,152 2,962a 2,703
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.53B How Often Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job with Schoolwork in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job with Schoolwork (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Teachers Let Youths Know They Were Doing a Good Job With Schoolwork1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 75.7b 77.6 24.3b 22.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 81.6b 83.6 18.4b 16.4
     14–15 74.5 74.7 25.5 25.3
     16–17 71.4b 74.6 28.6b 25.4
GENDER
     Male 74.6a 76.4 25.4a 23.6
     Female 76.9a 78.7 23.1a 21.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 75.1b 77.2 24.9b 22.8
          White 73.6b 75.5 26.4b 24.5
          Black or African American 80.7 83.3 19.3 16.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 70.8a 84.6 29.2a 15.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 82.8 81.3 17.2 18.7
          Two or More Races 73.8 78.0 26.2 22.0
     Hispanic or Latino 79.2 79.8 20.8 20.2
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 76.6 78.0 23.4 22.0
     Small Metro 74.9 76.8 25.1 23.2
     Nonmetro 74.5a 77.4 25.5a 22.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.0 10.0 17.0 16.2
          Marijuana 7.2 7.1 12.5 11.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.7 4.9 8.5 7.8
     Cigarettes 11.2 10.7 18.9 17.9
     Alcohol 16.3 16.4 24.3 25.0
          Binge Alcohol4 9.5 9.7 15.2 15.4
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 20.1 19.8 30.5 30.0
          Marijuana 14.3 13.8 22.9 21.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.9 11.8 18.9 18.7
     Cigarettes 18.3a 17.1 28.1 26.4
     Alcohol 32.8 32.8 45.1 44.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.4 28.1 39.7 40.4
          Marijuana 18.9 18.4 28.6 26.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.1 18.8 28.6 29.2
     Cigarettes 31.1b 29.0 42.5 40.2
     Alcohol 41.3 41.2 54.5 53.8
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.54A How Many Students in Youths' Grade Smoke Cigarettes, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Smoke Cigarettes (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Smoke Cigarettes1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 7,487 7,179 14,326 14,627
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 824 736 6,083 6,189
     14–15 2,758a 2,564 4,871 4,822
     16–17 3,905 3,880 3,372a 3,617
GENDER
     Male 3,300 3,112 7,844 8,016
     Female 4,187 4,067 6,482 6,611
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 6,487a 6,176 12,063 12,442
          White 4,990a 4,663 9,209 9,490
          Black or African American 1,107 1,133 1,838 1,984
          American Indian or Alaska Native 52 50 100 82
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 217 203 628 596
          Two or More Races 97 107 247 255
     Hispanic or Latino 1,000 1,003 2,263 2,185
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 3,817 3,572 7,793 8,031
     Small Metro 2,275 2,299 4,129 4,204
     Nonmetro 1,395 1,308 2,403 2,392
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,542 1,517 1,052 993
          Marijuana 1,174 1,175 700 634
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 731 705 519 512
     Cigarettes 1,986 1,849 909 853
     Alcohol 2,330 2,235 1,703 1,817
          Binge Alcohol4 1,505 1,463 906 960
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,776 2,647 2,221 2,222
          Marijuana 2,210 2,058 1,415 1,370
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,677 1,581 1,331 1,359
     Cigarettes 2,835a 2,623 1,737 1,592
     Alcohol 4,181 3,965 3,726 3,868
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,635 3,551 3,249 3,251
          Marijuana 2,817 2,662 1,888 1,813
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,486 2,409 2,244 2,259
     Cigarettes 4,166a 3,872 3,306a 3,066
     Alcohol 4,992 4,757 4,830 4,968
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.54B How Many Students in Youths' Grade Smoke Cigarettes, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Smoke Cigarettes (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Smoke Cigarettes1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 34.3a 32.9 65.7a 67.1
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 11.9 10.6 88.1 89.4
     14–15 36.2 34.7 63.8 65.3
     16–17 53.7 51.8 46.3 48.2
GENDER
     Male 29.6a 28.0 70.4a 72.0
     Female 39.2 38.1 60.8 61.9
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 35.0b 33.2 65.0b 66.8
          White 35.1b 32.9 64.9b 67.1
          Black or African American 37.6 36.3 62.4 63.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 34.0 37.9 66.0 62.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 25.7 25.4 74.3 74.6
          Two or More Races 28.3 29.6 71.7 70.4
     Hispanic or Latino 30.7 31.5 69.3 68.5
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 32.9a 30.8 67.1a 69.2
     Small Metro 35.5 35.4 64.5 64.6
     Nonmetro 36.7 35.3 63.3 64.7
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 20.6 21.1 7.3 6.8
          Marijuana 15.7 16.4 4.9 4.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 9.8 9.8 3.6 3.5
     Cigarettes 26.5 25.7 6.3 5.8
     Alcohol 31.1 31.1 11.9 12.4
          Binge Alcohol4 20.1 20.4 6.3 6.6
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 37.1 36.9 15.5 15.2
          Marijuana 29.5 28.7 9.9 9.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 22.4 22.0 9.3 9.3
     Cigarettes 37.9 36.5 12.1a 10.9
     Alcohol 55.8 55.2 26.0 26.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 48.6 49.5 22.7 22.2
          Marijuana 37.6 37.1 13.2 12.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 33.2 33.6 15.7 15.4
     Cigarettes 55.6 53.9 23.1b 21.0
     Alcohol 66.7 66.3 33.7 34.0
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.55A How Many Students in Youths' Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Use Marijuana/Hashish1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 5,411 5,578 16,069 15,898
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 373 331 6,396 6,454
     14–15 1,919 1,935 5,563 5,331
     16–17 3,119 3,313 4,109 4,114
GENDER
     Male 2,483 2,459 8,516 8,507
     Female 2,928 3,119 7,552 7,391
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 4,546 4,689 13,715 13,640
          White 3,332 3,326 10,670 10,619
          Black or African American 923a 1,064 1,954 1,997
          American Indian or Alaska Native 46 44 107 85
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 132 133 686 647
          Two or More Races 96 101 246 258
     Hispanic or Latino 865 890 2,354 2,259
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 3,099 3,108 8,373 8,346
     Small Metro 1,565a 1,743 4,709 4,655
     Nonmetro 746 727 2,987 2,898
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,519 1,555 1,066a 943
          Marijuana 1,255 1,290 614a 517
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 648 654 597 553
     Cigarettes 1,549 1,483 1,320 1,209
     Alcohol 2,020 1,993 2,000 2,053
          Binge Alcohol4 1,358 1,352 1,045 1,066
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,579 2,582 2,394 2,251
          Marijuana 2,204 2,182 1,412a 1,243
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,468 1,447 1,517 1,458
     Cigarettes 2,180 2,103 2,354b 2,086
     Alcohol 3,469 3,487 4,404 4,312
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,237 3,274 3,607 3,483
          Marijuana 2,730 2,720 1,959a 1,751
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,118 2,068 2,575 2,555
     Cigarettes 3,250 3,170 4,146b 3,717
     Alcohol 4,071 4,061 5,695 5,609
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.55B How Many Students in Youths' Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Use Marijuana/Hashish1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 25.2 26.0 74.8 74.0
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5.5 4.9 94.5 95.1
     14–15 25.6 26.6 74.4 73.4
     16–17 43.2 44.6 56.8 55.4
GENDER
     Male 22.6 22.4 77.4 77.6
     Female 27.9a 29.7 72.1a 70.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 24.9 25.6 75.1 74.4
          White 23.8 23.8 76.2 76.2
          Black or African American 32.1 34.8 67.9 65.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 29.9 34.0 70.1 66.0
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 16.1 17.0 83.9 83.0
          Two or More Races 28.1 28.1 71.9 71.9
     Hispanic or Latino 26.9 28.3 73.1 71.7
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 27.0 27.1 73.0 72.9
     Small Metro 24.9a 27.2 75.1a 72.8
     Nonmetro 20.0 20.0 80.0 80.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.1 27.9 6.6 5.9
          Marijuana 23.2 23.1 3.8a 3.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.0 11.7 3.7 3.5
     Cigarettes 28.6 26.6 8.2 7.6
     Alcohol 37.3 35.7 12.4 12.9
          Binge Alcohol4 25.1 24.2 6.5 6.7
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 47.7 46.3 14.9 14.2
          Marijuana 40.7 39.1 8.8a 7.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 27.1 25.9 9.4 9.2
     Cigarettes 40.3a 37.7 14.7b 13.1
     Alcohol 64.1 62.5 27.4 27.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 59.8 58.7 22.4 21.9
          Marijuana 50.4 48.8 12.2a 11.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 39.2 37.1 16.0 16.1
     Cigarettes 60.1a 56.8 25.8b 23.4
     Alcohol 75.2a 72.8 35.4 35.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.56A How Many Students in Youths' Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Drink Alcoholic Beverages1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 9,558 9,810 12,113 11,841
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 832 909 6,006 5,913
     14–15 3,477 3,477 4,066 3,871
     16–17 5,249 5,424 2,042 2,057
GENDER
     Male 4,282 4,342 6,785 6,702
     Female 5,276 5,468 5,328 5,139
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 8,175 8,384 10,259 10,112
          White 6,514 6,496 7,611 7,590
          Black or African American 1,162a 1,324 1,753 1,766
          American Indian or Alaska Native 60 61 92 70
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 269 327 562 445
          Two or More Races 144 151 196 208
     Hispanic or Latino 1,383 1,425 1,855 1,730
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 4,992 5,128 6,569 6,377
     Small Metro 2,814 2,945 3,511 3,523
     Nonmetro 1,751 1,736 2,033 1,942
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,808 1,847 779a 660
          Marijuana 1,405 1,391 465 413
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 815 873 433a 345
     Cigarettes 2,037 1,925 836 771
     Alcohol 3,087 3,099 943 955
          Binge Alcohol4 1,953 1,941 457 479
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,335 3,353 1,651 1,499
          Marijuana 2,620 2,578 995a 846
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,977 1,993 1,028 932
     Cigarettes 3,055 2,916 1,493b 1,292
     Alcohol 5,510 5,635 2,394a 2,198
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,346 4,481 2,516a 2,301
          Marijuana 3,315 3,307 1,375b 1,164
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,938 3,003 1,777 1,646
     Cigarettes 4,744 4,607 2,687b 2,314
     Alcohol 6,490 6,615 3,325 3,110
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.56B How Many Students in Youths' Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Drink Alcoholic Beverages1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 44.1a 45.3 55.9a 54.7
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 12.2 13.3 87.8 86.7
     14–15 46.1 47.3 53.9 52.7
     16–17 72.0 72.5 28.0 27.5
GENDER
     Male 38.7 39.3 61.3 60.7
     Female 49.8a 51.6 50.2a 48.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 44.3 45.3 55.7 54.7
          White 46.1 46.1 53.9 53.9
          Black or African American 39.9 42.9 60.1 57.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 39.6 46.6 60.4 53.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 32.4a 42.4 67.6a 57.6
          Two or More Races 42.4 42.2 57.6 57.8
     Hispanic or Latino 42.7 45.2 57.3 54.8
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 43.2 44.6 56.8 55.4
     Small Metro 44.5 45.5 55.5 54.5
     Nonmetro 46.3 47.2 53.7 52.8
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.9 18.8 6.4a 5.6
          Marijuana 14.7 14.2 3.8 3.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 8.5 8.9 3.6a 2.9
     Cigarettes 21.3a 19.6 6.9 6.5
     Alcohol 32.3 31.6 7.8 8.1
          Binge Alcohol4 20.4 19.8 3.8 4.0
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 34.9 34.2 13.6 12.7
          Marijuana 27.4 26.3 8.2a 7.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.7 20.3 8.5 7.9
     Cigarettes 32.0a 29.7 12.3a 10.9
     Alcohol 57.7 57.4 19.8 18.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 45.5 45.7 20.8 19.4
          Marijuana 34.7 33.7 11.4b 9.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 30.7 30.6 14.7 13.9
     Cigarettes 49.6b 47.0 22.2b 19.5
     Alcohol 67.9 67.4 27.5 26.3
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.57A How Many Students in Youths' Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Get Drunk at Least Once a Week1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 3,918 4,040 17,505 17,389
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 197 188 6,563 6,599
     14–15 1,233 1,307 6,218 5,934
     16–17 2,488 2,545 4,724 4,857
GENDER
     Male 1,612 1,672 9,324 9,247
     Female 2,306 2,368 8,181 8,142
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 3,334 3,436 14,909 14,858
          White 2,521 2,600 11,524 11,357
          Black or African American 602 634 2,235 2,400
          American Indian or Alaska Native 44 25 106 100
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 90 94 717 675
          Two or More Races 65 66 272 286
     Hispanic or Latino 584 604 2,596 2,531
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 2,063 2,111 9,337 9,291
     Small Metro 1,168 1,257 5,098 5,139
     Nonmetro 687 672 3,069 2,959
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 961 1,020 1,607 1,474
          Marijuana 735 801 1,122 994
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 461 481 777 731
     Cigarettes 1,054 1,067 1,805a 1,610
     Alcohol 1,477 1,505 2,514 2,530
          Binge Alcohol4 1,040 1,053 1,351 1,363
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,604 1,624 3,330 3,198
          Marijuana 1,280 1,304 2,308a 2,104
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,007 1,009 1,963 1,897
     Cigarettes 1,492 1,451 3,022b 2,718
     Alcohol 2,384 2,486 5,440 5,287
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,101 2,137 4,700 4,594
          Marijuana 1,633 1,643 3,022a 2,795
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,483 1,495 3,191 3,123
     Cigarettes 2,202 2,168 5,146b 4,686
     Alcohol 2,773 2,864 6,938 6,769
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.57B How Many Students in Youths' Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Many Students in Youths' Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Students in Youths' Grade Who Get Drunk at Least Once a Week1
All/Most of Them Few/None of Them
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 18.3 18.9 81.7 81.1
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 2.9 2.8 97.1 97.2
     14–15 16.5 18.1 83.5 81.9
     16–17 34.5 34.4 65.5 65.6
GENDER
     Male 14.7 15.3 85.3 84.7
     Female 22.0 22.5 78.0 77.5
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18.3 18.8 81.7 81.2
          White 17.9 18.6 82.1 81.4
          Black or African American 21.2 20.9 78.8 79.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native 29.2 20.2 70.8 79.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 11.1 12.3 88.9 87.7
          Two or More Races 19.2 18.7 80.8 81.3
     Hispanic or Latino 18.4 19.3 81.6 80.7
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 18.1 18.5 81.9 81.5
     Small Metro 18.6 19.6 81.4 80.4
     Nonmetro 18.3 18.5 81.7 81.5
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 24.5 25.3 9.2 8.5
          Marijuana 18.8 19.8 6.4 5.7
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.8 11.9 4.4 4.2
     Cigarettes 26.9 26.4 10.3a 9.3
     Alcohol 37.7 37.3 14.4 14.6
          Binge Alcohol4 26.6 26.1 7.7 7.8
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 41.0 40.2 19.0 18.4
          Marijuana 32.7 32.3 13.2a 12.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 25.7 25.0 11.2 10.9
     Cigarettes 38.1 35.9 17.3b 15.6
     Alcohol 60.8 61.5 31.1 30.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 53.6 52.9 26.8 26.4
          Marijuana 41.7 40.7 17.3a 16.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 37.8 37.0 18.2 18.0
     Cigarettes 56.2 53.7 29.4b 26.9
     Alcohol 70.8 70.9 39.6 38.9
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status, reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
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  3.58A How Often Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 17,553 17,466 4,825 4,902
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,376 6,386 792 807
     14–15 6,147 5,915 1,658 1,631
     16–17 5,030 5,165 2,375 2,464
GENDER
     Male 9,262 9,246 2,171 2,194
     Female 8,291 8,220 2,653 2,708
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 14,924 14,920 4,113 4,173
          White 11,372 11,247 3,189 3,261
          Black or African American 2,415 2,619 602 577
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 107 * 25
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 674 586 197 237
          Two or More Races 276 318 84 57
     Hispanic or Latino 2,630 2,545 712 729
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 9,364 9,217 2,566 2,677
     Small Metro 5,121 5,249 1,439 1,432
     Nonmetro 3,069 3,000 820 793
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,649 1,585 971 961
          Marijuana 1,153 1,107 736 727
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 783 752 478 486
     Cigarettes 1,818 1,744 1,113 1,006
     Alcohol 2,617 2,645 1,457 1,454
          Binge Alcohol4 1,508 1,545 923 909
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,309 3,271 1,749 1,672
          Marijuana 2,315 2,188 1,349 1,289
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,946 1,946 1,098 1,038
     Cigarettes 3,007 2,820 1,622 1,459
     Alcohol 5,428 5,380 2,580 2,549
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,706 4,721 2,261 2,185
          Marijuana 3,064 2,944 1,693 1,599
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,194 3,186 1,593 1,547
     Cigarettes 5,174b 4,789 2,396 2,252
     Alcohol 6,912 6,830 3,049 3,015
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.58B How Often Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Checked Whether Youths' Homework Was Done1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 78.4 78.1 21.6 21.9
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 89.0 88.8 11.0 11.2
     14–15 78.8 78.4 21.2 21.6
     16–17 67.9 67.7 32.1 32.3
GENDER
     Male 81.0 80.8 19.0 19.2
     Female 75.8 75.2 24.2 24.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 78.4 78.1 21.6 21.9
          White 78.1 77.5 21.9 22.5
          Black or African American 80.0 81.9 20.0 18.1
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 80.8 * 19.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 77.4 71.2 22.6 28.8
          Two or More Races 76.8a 84.8 23.2a 15.2
     Hispanic or Latino 78.7 77.7 21.3 22.3
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 78.5 77.5 21.5 22.5
     Small Metro 78.1 78.6 21.9 21.4
     Nonmetro 78.9 79.1 21.1 20.9
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.4 9.1 20.1 19.6
          Marijuana 6.6 6.3 15.3 14.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.5 4.3 9.9 9.9
     Cigarettes 10.4 10.0 23.1a 20.5
     Alcohol 14.9 15.1 30.2 29.7
          Binge Alcohol4 8.6 8.8 19.1 18.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.9 18.7 36.2 34.1
          Marijuana 13.2 12.5 28.0 26.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.1 11.1 22.8 21.2
     Cigarettes 17.1 16.1 33.6b 29.8
     Alcohol 30.9 30.8 53.5 52.0
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 26.8 27.0 46.9 44.6
          Marijuana 17.5 16.9 35.1 32.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.2 18.2 33.0 31.5
     Cigarettes 29.5b 27.4 49.7b 45.9
     Alcohol 39.4 39.1 63.2 61.5
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.59A How Often Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 18,204 18,073 4,147 4,261
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,549 6,521 623 676
     14–15 6,295 6,071 1,493 1,456
     16–17 5,360 5,481 2,032 2,129
GENDER
     Male 9,370 9,339 2,050 2,074
     Female 8,834 8,734 2,097 2,187
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,738 15,653 3,277 3,411
          White 12,229 12,072 2,318 2,411
          Black or African American 2,422 2,547 596 648
          American Indian or Alaska Native 122 101 35 31
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 633 601 230 220
          Two or More Races 287 285 74 88
     Hispanic or Latino 2,466 2,420 870 850
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 9,644 9,472 2,264 2,408
     Small Metro 5,331 5,451 1,227 1,215
     Nonmetro 3,229 3,151 656 639
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,802 1,674 814 866
          Marijuana 1,259 1,189 628 640
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 887 802 373 434
     Cigarettes 2,009 1,873 921 870
     Alcohol 2,876 2,862 1,195 1,231
          Binge Alcohol4 1,681 1,649 745 802
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,593 3,419 1,458 1,519
          Marijuana 2,509a 2,311 1,151 1,163
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,167 2,084 871 894
     Cigarettes 3,289b 2,970 1,335 1,298
     Alcohol 5,807 5,717 2,188 2,199
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,002 4,902 1,954 1,996
          Marijuana 3,298a 3,068 1,451 1,469
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,412 3,353 1,368 1,374
     Cigarettes 5,518b 5,001 2,042 2,023
     Alcohol 7,309 7,183 2,638 2,646
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.59B How Often Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Provided Help with Youths' Homework1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 81.4 80.9 18.6 19.1
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 91.3 90.6 8.7 9.4
     14–15 80.8 80.7 19.2 19.3
     16–17 72.5 72.0 27.5 28.0
GENDER
     Male 82.1 81.8 17.9 18.2
     Female 80.8 80.0 19.2 20.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 82.8 82.1 17.2 17.9
          White 84.1 83.4 15.9 16.6
          Black or African American 80.2 79.7 19.8 20.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 77.9 76.8 22.1 23.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 73.3 73.2 26.7 26.8
          Two or More Races 79.6 76.3 20.4 23.7
     Hispanic or Latino 73.9 74.0 26.1 26.0
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 81.0 79.7 19.0 20.3
     Small Metro 81.3 81.8 18.7 18.2
     Nonmetro 83.1 83.1 16.9 16.9
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.9 9.3 19.6 20.3
          Marijuana 6.9 6.6 15.2 15.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.9 4.4 9.0 10.2
     Cigarettes 11.0 10.4 22.2 20.4
     Alcohol 15.8 15.8 28.8 28.9
          Binge Alcohol4 9.2 9.1 18.0 18.8
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 19.7 18.9 35.2 35.7
          Marijuana 13.8a 12.8 27.7 27.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.9 11.5 21.0 21.0
     Cigarettes 18.1b 16.4 32.2 30.5
     Alcohol 31.9 31.6 52.7 51.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 27.5 27.1 47.1 46.8
          Marijuana 18.1a 17.0 35.0 34.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.7 18.6 33.0 32.3
     Cigarettes 30.3b 27.7 49.2 47.5
     Alcohol 40.2 39.7 63.6 62.1
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.60A How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Spent Out with Friends on School Nights in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Spent Out with Friends on School Nights (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Spent Out With Friends on School Nights1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 15,731 15,652 6,511 6,519
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 5,295 5,219 1,779 1,843
     14–15 5,581 5,359 2,189 2,134
     16–17 4,855 5,074 2,543 2,542
GENDER
     Male 7,860 7,837 3,490 3,484
     Female 7,871 7,814 3,022 3,035
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 13,334 13,285 5,591 5,645
          White 10,133 9,966 4,344 4,412
          Black or African American 2,163 2,341 838 837
          American Indian or Alaska Native 105 83 50 46
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 626 576 241 236
          Two or More Races 261 273 98 100
     Hispanic or Latino 2,397 2,367 920 873
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 8,406 8,301 3,454 3,494
     Small Metro 4,614 4,731 1,908 1,876
     Nonmetro 2,711 2,619 1,149 1,149
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,647 1,628 976 914
          Marijuana 1,163 1,171 730 662
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 788 768 474 465
     Cigarettes 1,897 1,800 1,034 954
     Alcohol 2,560 2,705 1,513 1,387
          Binge Alcohol4 1,489 1,591 944 856
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,320 3,272 1,730 1,650
          Marijuana 2,366 2,313 1,296a 1,158
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,963 1,950 1,077 1,019
     Cigarettes 3,045 2,901 1,578b 1,376
     Alcohol 5,316 5,374 2,675 2,531
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,573 4,591 2,377 2,283
          Marijuana 3,088 3,024 1,665a 1,514
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,081 3,106 1,688 1,603
     Cigarettes 5,073a 4,757 2,475a 2,278
     Alcohol 6,637 6,667 3,301 3,155
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.60B How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Spent Out with Friends on School Nights in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Spent Out with Friends on School Nights (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Spent Out With Friends on School Nights1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 70.7 70.6 29.3 29.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 74.9 73.9 25.1 26.1
     14–15 71.8 71.5 28.2 28.5
     16–17 65.6 66.6 34.4 33.4
GENDER
     Male 69.3 69.2 30.7 30.8
     Female 72.3 72.0 27.7 28.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 70.5 70.2 29.5 29.8
          White 70.0 69.3 30.0 30.7
          Black or African American 72.1 73.7 27.9 26.3
          American Indian or Alaska Native 67.7 64.3 32.3 35.7
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 72.2 70.9 27.8 29.1
          Two or More Races 72.7 73.1 27.3 26.9
     Hispanic or Latino 72.3 73.0 27.7 27.0
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 70.9 70.4 29.1 29.6
     Small Metro 70.7 71.6 29.3 28.4
     Nonmetro 70.2 69.5 29.8 30.5
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.5 10.4 15.0 14.0
          Marijuana 7.4 7.5 11.2 10.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.0 4.9 7.3 7.1
     Cigarettes 12.1 11.5 15.9 14.6
     Alcohol 16.3 17.3 23.2a 21.3
          Binge Alcohol4 9.5 10.2 14.5 13.1
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.1 20.9 26.6 25.3
          Marijuana 15.0 14.8 19.9a 17.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.5 12.5 16.5 15.6
     Cigarettes 19.4 18.5 24.2b 21.1
     Alcohol 33.8 34.3 41.1a 38.8
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 29.1 29.3 36.5 35.0
          Marijuana 19.6 19.3 25.6a 23.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.6 19.8 25.9 24.6
     Cigarettes 32.2b 30.4 38.0b 34.9
     Alcohol 42.2 42.6 50.7 48.4
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
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  3.61A How Often Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 21,561 21,768 3,118 3,129
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,316 7,397 940 1,022
     14–15 7,465 7,351 978 873
     16–17 6,780 7,020 1,200 1,233
GENDER
     Male 10,999 11,074 1,607 1,629
     Female 10,562 10,694 1,511 1,500
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 18,259 18,327 2,505 2,536
          White 13,572 13,516 1,920 2,013
          Black or African American 3,287 3,463 317 256
          American Indian or Alaska Native 160 161 28 15
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 820 779 189 184
          Two or More Races 345 339 46 61
     Hispanic or Latino 3,302 3,441 613 593
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,421 11,545 1,744 1,702
     Small Metro 6,336 6,465 886 924
     Nonmetro 3,803 3,758 489 503
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,418 2,344 450 454
          Marijuana 1,697 1,614 321 352
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,187 1,198 228 210
     Cigarettes 2,694a 2,482 509 548
     Alcohol 3,668 3,710 682 705
          Binge Alcohol4 2,174 2,200 463 451
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,683 4,593 796 834
          Marijuana 3,313 3,112 584 615
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,815 2,832 511 503
     Cigarettes 4,265a 3,929 765 783
     Alcohol 7,299 7,294 1,244 1,250
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 6,492 6,475 1,122 1,119
          Marijuana 4,349 4,116 741 750
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,448 4,478 816 817
     Cigarettes 7,036b 6,570 1,186 1,155
     Alcohol 9,182 9,198 1,541 1,488
*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  3.61B How Often Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Made Youths Do Chores Around the House1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 87.4 87.4 12.6 12.6
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 88.6 87.9 11.4 12.1
     14–15 88.4 89.4 11.6 10.6
     16–17 85.0 85.1 15.0 14.9
GENDER
     Male 87.3 87.2 12.7 12.8
     Female 87.5 87.7 12.5 12.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 87.9 87.8 12.1 12.2
          White 87.6 87.0 12.4 13.0
          Black or African American 91.2a 93.1 8.8a 6.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 85.0 91.5 15.0 8.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 81.3 80.9 18.7 19.1
          Two or More Races 88.3 84.7 11.7 15.3
     Hispanic or Latino 84.3 85.3 15.7 14.7
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 86.8 87.2 13.2 12.8
     Small Metro 87.7 87.5 12.3 12.5
     Nonmetro 88.6 88.2 11.4 11.8
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 11.2 10.8 14.4 14.5
          Marijuana 7.9 7.4 10.3 11.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.5 5.5 7.3 6.7
     Cigarettes 12.5a 11.4 16.3 17.5
     Alcohol 17.0 17.0 21.9 22.5
          Binge Alcohol4 10.1 10.1 14.9 14.4
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.7 21.1 25.5 26.6
          Marijuana 15.4a 14.3 18.7 19.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 13.1 13.0 16.4 16.1
     Cigarettes 19.8b 18.1 24.5 25.0
     Alcohol 33.9 33.5 39.9 39.9
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 30.1 29.7 36.0 35.7
          Marijuana 20.2a 18.9 23.8 24.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 20.6 20.6 26.2 26.1
     Cigarettes 32.6b 30.2 38.0 36.9
     Alcohol 42.6 42.3 49.4 47.5
*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  3.62A How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Watched TV in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Watched TV (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Watched TV1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 9,089 9,307 15,543 15,558
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 4,002 4,170 4,226 4,226
     14–15 2,983 3,010 5,459 5,216
     16–17 2,104 2,126 5,858 6,117
GENDER
     Male 4,638 4,841 7,939 7,852
     Female 4,451 4,465 7,604 7,706
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 7,510 7,688 13,212 13,138
          White 5,379 5,485 10,078 10,005
          Black or African American 1,383 1,428 2,214 2,292
          American Indian or Alaska Native 76 53 113 122
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 506 509 506 457
          Two or More Races 129a 179 260 221
     Hispanic or Latino 1,579 1,618 2,331 2,420
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 5,042 5,115 8,097 8,129
     Small Metro 2,579 2,703 4,633 4,662
     Nonmetro 1,468 1,489 2,814 2,767
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 644 608 2,220 2,188
          Marijuana 380 403 1,632 1,560
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 361 316 1,056 1,091
     Cigarettes 647 644 2,549 2,385
     Alcohol 921 992 3,423 3,417
          Binge Alcohol4 518 547 2,117 2,102
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,322 1,296 4,144 4,132
          Marijuana 772 775 3,118 2,949
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 860 803 2,457 2,532
     Cigarettes 1,168 1,081 3,853 3,630
     Alcohol 2,075 2,116 6,458 6,412
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,924 1,942 5,674 5,652
          Marijuana 1,038 1,032 4,045 3,830
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,404 1,379 3,850 3,916
     Cigarettes 2,006 1,847 6,200a 5,871
     Alcohol 2,758 2,772 7,950 7,897
*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  3.62B How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Watched TV in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Limited the Amount of Time Youths Watched TV (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Limited Amount of Time Youths Watched TV1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 36.9 37.4 63.1 62.6
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 48.6 49.7 51.4 50.3
     14–15 35.3 36.6 64.7 63.4
     16–17 26.4 25.8 73.6 74.2
GENDER
     Male 36.9 38.1 63.1 61.9
     Female 36.9 36.7 63.1 63.3
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 36.2 36.9 63.8 63.1
          White 34.8 35.4 65.2 64.6
          Black or African American 38.5 38.4 61.5 61.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 40.1 30.4 59.9 69.6
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 50.0 52.7 50.0 47.3
          Two or More Races 33.2a 44.7 66.8a 55.3
     Hispanic or Latino 40.4 40.1 59.6 59.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 38.4 38.6 61.6 61.4
     Small Metro 35.8 36.7 64.2 63.3
     Nonmetro 34.3 35.0 65.7 65.0
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 7.1 6.5 14.3 14.1
          Marijuana 4.2 4.3 10.5 10.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.0 3.4 6.8 7.0
     Cigarettes 7.1 6.9 16.4 15.3
     Alcohol 10.1 10.7 22.0 22.0
          Binge Alcohol4 5.7 5.9 13.6 13.5
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 14.5 13.9 26.7 26.6
          Marijuana 8.5 8.3 20.1 19.0
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 9.5 8.6 15.8 16.3
     Cigarettes 12.9 11.6 24.8a 23.3
     Alcohol 22.8 22.7 41.6 41.2
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 21.2 20.9 36.5 36.3
          Marijuana 11.4 11.1 26.0a 24.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 15.4 14.8 24.8 25.2
     Cigarettes 22.1a 19.8 39.9b 37.7
     Alcohol 30.3 29.8 51.1 50.8
*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  3.63A How Often Parents Let Youths Know in the Past Year They Had Done a Good Job, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Let Youths Know They Had Done a Good Job (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Let Youths Know Youths Had Done a Good Job1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 21,175 21,370 3,516 3,543
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,454 7,656 801 771
     14–15 7,178 6,952 1,272 1,277
     16–17 6,542 6,762 1,444 1,495
GENDER
     Male 11,003 11,085 1,615 1,631
     Female 10,171 10,285 1,901 1,912
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,945 18,008 2,826 2,860
          White 13,574 13,563 1,920 1,970
          Black or African American 3,008 3,153 600 567
          American Indian or Alaska Native 163 143 26 32
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 803 759 208 207
          Two or More Races 332 328 60 71
     Hispanic or Latino 3,230 3,362 690 683
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,257 11,282 1,917 1,976
     Small Metro 6,197 6,360 1,031 1,022
     Nonmetro 3,721 3,729 568 545
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,170 2,102 702 700
          Marijuana 1,535 1,460 485 508
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,057 1,052 362 359
     Cigarettes 2,455 2,292 743 741
     Alcohol 3,396 3,406 959 1,012
          Binge Alcohol4 2,059 2,049 578 605
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,291 4,170 1,184 1,260
          Marijuana 3,019 2,814 874 914
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,554 2,550 773 786
     Cigarettes 3,918a 3,658 1,106 1,059
     Alcohol 6,871 6,795 1,671 1,752
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 6,010 5,914 1,604 1,686
          Marijuana 3,963 3,724 1,124 1,145
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,088 4,091 1,176 1,209
     Cigarettes 6,584b 6,098 1,634 1,632
     Alcohol 8,628 8,596 2,093 2,096
*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  3.63B How Often Parents Let Youths Know in the Past Year They Had Done a Good Job, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Let Youths Know They Had Done a Good Job (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Let Youths Know Youths Had Done a Good Job1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 85.8 85.8 14.2 14.2
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 90.3 90.8 9.7 9.2
     14–15 85.0 84.5 15.0 15.5
     16–17 81.9 81.9 18.1 18.1
GENDER
     Male 87.2 87.2 12.8 12.8
     Female 84.3 84.3 15.7 15.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 86.4 86.3 13.6 13.7
          White 87.6 87.3 12.4 12.7
          Black or African American 83.4 84.8 16.6 15.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 86.4 81.7 13.6 18.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 79.4 78.6 20.6 21.4
          Two or More Races 84.7 82.1 15.3 17.9
     Hispanic or Latino 82.4 83.1 17.6 16.9
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 85.5 85.1 14.5 14.9
     Small Metro 85.7 86.2 14.3 13.8
     Nonmetro 86.8 87.2 13.2 12.8
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.2 9.8 20.0 19.8
          Marijuana 7.2 6.8 13.8 14.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.0 4.9 10.3 10.1
     Cigarettes 11.6a 10.7 21.1 20.9
     Alcohol 16.0 15.9 27.3 28.6
          Binge Alcohol4 9.7 9.6 16.4 17.1
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 20.3 19.5 33.7 35.6
          Marijuana 14.3a 13.2 24.9 25.8
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.1 11.9 22.0 22.2
     Cigarettes 18.5b 17.1 31.5 29.9
     Alcohol 32.4 31.8 47.5 49.4
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.4 27.7 45.6 47.6
          Marijuana 18.7a 17.4 32.0 32.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.3 19.1 33.5 34.1
     Cigarettes 31.1b 28.5 46.5 46.1
     Alcohol 40.7 40.2 59.5 59.2
*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  3.64A How Often Parents Told Youths in the Past Year They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Said They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Told Youths They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 21,012 21,293 3,675 3,610
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,468 7,649 794 767
     14–15 7,081 6,906 1,363 1,323
     16–17 6,463 6,737 1,518 1,519
GENDER
     Male 10,930 11,101 1,680 1,605
     Female 10,082 10,191 1,995 2,005
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,759 17,954 3,007 2,906
          White 13,410 13,491 2,088 2,029
          Black or African American 3,004 3,194 598 529
          American Indian or Alaska Native 167 139 21 36
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 787 732 221 235
          Two or More Races 327 338 65 62
     Hispanic or Latino 3,253 3,338 668 704
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,156 11,279 2,022 1,979
     Small Metro 6,155 6,319 1,063 1,055
     Nonmetro 3,701 3,695 590 576
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,144 2,109 727 690
          Marijuana 1,520 1,457 497 509
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,049 1,053 370 355
     Cigarettes 2,434 2,279 767 752
     Alcohol 3,394 3,446 961 971
          Binge Alcohol4 2,031 2,061 605 591
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,214 4,167 1,267 1,256
          Marijuana 2,973 2,807 923 921
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,517 2,548 812 782
     Cigarettes 3,862 3,624 1,166 1,090
     Alcohol 6,784 6,787 1,760 1,753
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,928 5,918 1,688 1,675
          Marijuana 3,905 3,717 1,185 1,151
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4,050 4,090 1,217 1,203
     Cigarettes 6,459a 6,066 1,763 1,658
     Alcohol 8,572 8,549 2,152 2,137
*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  3.64B How Often Parents Told Youths in the Past Year They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by How Often Parents Said They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Parents Told Youths They Were Proud of Something Youths Had Done1
Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 85.1 85.5 14.9 14.5
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 90.4 90.9 9.6 9.1
     14–15 83.9 83.9 16.1 16.1
     16–17 81.0 81.6 19.0 18.4
GENDER
     Male 86.7 87.4 13.3 12.6
     Female 83.5 83.6 16.5 16.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 85.5 86.1 14.5 13.9
          White 86.5 86.9 13.5 13.1
          Black or African American 83.4a 85.8 16.6a 14.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 89.0a 79.6 11.0a 20.4
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 78.1 75.7 21.9 24.3
          Two or More Races 83.5 84.6 16.5 15.4
     Hispanic or Latino 83.0 82.6 17.0 17.4
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 84.7 85.1 15.3 14.9
     Small Metro 85.3 85.7 14.7 14.3
     Nonmetro 86.3 86.5 13.7 13.5
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 10.2 9.9 19.8 19.1
          Marijuana 7.2 6.8 13.5 14.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 5.0 4.9 10.1 9.8
     Cigarettes 11.6a 10.7 20.9 20.8
     Alcohol 16.2 16.2 26.1 26.9
          Binge Alcohol4 9.7 9.7 16.5 16.4
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 20.1 19.6 34.5 34.8
          Marijuana 14.2a 13.2 25.1 25.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 12.0 12.0 22.1 21.7
     Cigarettes 18.4b 17.0 31.7 30.2
     Alcohol 32.3 31.9 47.9 48.6
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 28.2 27.8 45.9 46.4
          Marijuana 18.6a 17.5 32.3 31.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 19.3 19.2 33.1 33.3
     Cigarettes 30.7b 28.5 48.0 45.9
     Alcohol 40.8 40.2 58.6 59.2
*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  3.65A Number of Times Youths Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Youths Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Times Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent1
9 or Fewer 10 or More
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 18,983 18,694 5,534b 6,040
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 6,918 6,818 1,243b 1,494
     14–15 6,225 6,019 2,180 2,170
     16–17 5,840 5,858 2,111b 2,376
GENDER
     Male 10,242 10,173 2,272 2,448
     Female 8,741 8,521 3,262b 3,592
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 15,819 15,466 4,799b 5,246
          White 11,295 11,022 4,079a 4,387
          Black or African American 3,172 3,193 415a 505
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 149 * 25
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 848 750 159 207
          Two or More Races 296 286 88 113
     Hispanic or Latino 3,164 3,228 735 794
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,090 9,880 2,993a 3,289
     Small Metro 5,594 5,520 1,579b 1,814
     Nonmetro 3,299 3,294 962 937
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,792 1,676 1,074 1,121
          Marijuana 1,217 1,153 799 812
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 872 831 545 577
     Cigarettes 2,000a 1,824 1,191 1,205
     Alcohol 2,795 2,702 1,547a 1,711
          Binge Alcohol4 1,693 1,588 940a 1,063
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,510 3,359 1,960 2,063
          Marijuana 2,393 2,253 1,495 1,472
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,091 2,007 1,234 1,325
     Cigarettes 3,223a 2,959 1,789 1,755
     Alcohol 5,691 5,500 2,825 3,029
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,115 4,884 2,472a 2,703
          Marijuana 3,303a 3,059 1,774 1,806
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,472 3,296 1,778a 1,991
     Cigarettes 5,548b 5,034 2,646 2,677
     Alcohol 7,368 7,071 3,318a 3,601
*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  3.65B Number of Times Youths Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Youths Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Times Argued or Had a Fight with at Least One Parent1
9 or Fewer 10 or More
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 77.4b 75.6 22.6b 24.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 84.8b 82.0 15.2b 18.0
     14–15 74.1 73.5 25.9 26.5
     16–17 73.4a 71.1 26.6a 28.9
GENDER
     Male 81.8 80.6 18.2 19.4
     Female 72.8b 70.3 27.2b 29.7
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 76.7b 74.7 23.3b 25.3
          White 73.5b 71.5 26.5b 28.5
          Black or African American 88.4a 86.3 11.6a 13.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native * 85.8 * 14.2
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 84.2 78.4 15.8 21.6
          Two or More Races 77.0 71.7 23.0 28.3
     Hispanic or Latino 81.2 80.3 18.8 19.7
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 77.1b 75.0 22.9b 25.0
     Small Metro 78.0b 75.3 22.0b 24.7
     Nonmetro 77.4 77.8 22.6 22.2
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 9.4 9.0 19.4 18.6
          Marijuana 6.4 6.2 14.4 13.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.6 4.4 9.8 9.5
     Cigarettes 10.5 9.8 21.5 20.0
     Alcohol 14.7 14.5 28.0 28.3
          Binge Alcohol4 8.9 8.5 17.0 17.6
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.5 18.0 35.4 34.2
          Marijuana 12.6 12.1 27.0a 24.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 11.0 10.7 22.3 21.9
     Cigarettes 17.0a 15.8 32.3b 29.1
     Alcohol 30.0 29.4 51.1 50.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 26.9 26.1 44.7 44.7
          Marijuana 17.4 16.4 32.1 29.9
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 18.3 17.6 32.1 33.0
     Cigarettes 29.2b 26.9 47.8b 44.3
     Alcohol 38.8 37.8 60.0 59.6
*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  3.66A Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 20,780 20,952 3,723 3,685
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,470 7,598 665 644
     14–15 7,059 6,963 1,346a 1,213
     16–17 6,251 6,391 1,712 1,828
GENDER
     Male 10,254 10,408 2,225 2,112
     Female 10,525 10,544 1,498 1,573
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,503 17,576 3,119 3,107
          White 13,038 13,080 2,384 2,355
          Black or African American 3,001 3,073 554 581
          American Indian or Alaska Native 143 144 44 28
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 943 881 54 66
          Two or More Races 323 325 62 73
     Hispanic or Latino 3,276 3,376 604 578
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 11,176 11,332 1,888 1,802
     Small Metro 6,112 6,127 1,068 1,155
     Nonmetro 3,491 3,493 768 729
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,786 1,774 1,065 988
          Marijuana 1,180 1,126 821 815
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 868 919 547 471
     Cigarettes 1,857a 1,657 1,320 1,346
     Alcohol 3,025 3,074 1,310 1,316
          Binge Alcohol4 1,674 1,673 955 963
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,763 3,735 1,687 1,637
          Marijuana 2,504 2,350 1,373 1,341
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,234 2,301 1,074 999
     Cigarettes 3,250b 2,939 1,749 1,739
     Alcohol 6,376 6,348 2,137 2,140
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,442 5,475 2,131 2,048
          Marijuana 3,422 3,189 1,643 1,643
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,689 3,820 1,543 1,418
     Cigarettes 5,896b 5,414 2,278 2,259
     Alcohol 8,158 8,109 2,516 2,507
*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  3.66B Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Smoking Cigarettes1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 84.8 85.0 15.2 15.0
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 91.8 92.2 8.2 7.8
     14–15 84.0 85.2 16.0 14.8
     16–17 78.5 77.8 21.5 22.2
GENDER
     Male 82.2 83.1 17.8 16.9
     Female 87.5 87.0 12.5 13.0
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 84.9 85.0 15.1 15.0
          White 84.5 84.7 15.5 15.3
          Black or African American 84.4 84.1 15.6 15.9
          American Indian or Alaska Native 76.5 83.9 23.5 16.1
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 94.6 93.0 5.4 7.0
          Two or More Races 83.8 81.6 16.2 18.4
     Hispanic or Latino 84.4 85.4 15.6 14.6
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 85.6 86.3 14.4 13.7
     Small Metro 85.1 84.1 14.9 15.9
     Nonmetro 82.0 82.7 18.0 17.3
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 8.6 8.5 28.6 26.8
          Marijuana 5.7 5.4 22.1 22.1
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.2 4.4 14.7 12.8
     Cigarettes 8.9b 7.9 35.5 36.5
     Alcohol 14.6 14.7 35.2 35.7
          Binge Alcohol4 8.1 8.0 25.6 26.1
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 18.1 17.8 45.3 44.4
          Marijuana 12.0 11.2 36.9 36.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 10.8 11.0 28.8 27.1
     Cigarettes 15.6b 14.0 47.0 47.2
     Alcohol 30.7 30.3 57.4 58.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 26.2 26.1 57.2 55.6
          Marijuana 16.5a 15.2 44.1 44.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.8 18.2 41.4 38.5
     Cigarettes 28.4b 25.8 61.2 61.3
     Alcohol 39.3 38.7 67.6 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  3.67A Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 19,602 19,882 4,896 4,782
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,454 7,630 683 634
     14–15 6,678 6,605 1,725a 1,572
     16–17 5,470 5,648 2,489 2,576
GENDER
     Male 9,605 9,874 2,870a 2,672
     Female 9,997 10,008 2,027 2,110
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,443 16,609 4,174 4,090
          White 12,127 12,321 3,291 3,131
          Black or African American 2,908 2,918 647 737
          American Indian or Alaska Native 137 140 50 30
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 917 846 78 106
          Two or More Races 300 317 86 79
     Hispanic or Latino 3,159 3,273 723 692
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,434 10,586 2,634 2,551
     Small Metro 5,730 5,827 1,439 1,475
     Nonmetro 3,438 3,469 823 756
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,133 1,172 1,718 1,598
          Marijuana 583 600 1,420 1,348
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 688 723 726 669
     Cigarettes 1,488 1,368 1,688 1,648
     Alcohol 2,305 2,340 2,026 2,058
          Binge Alcohol4 1,198 1,220 1,427 1,418
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,692 2,782 2,760 2,601
          Marijuana 1,486 1,478 2,393 2,224
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,745 1,838 1,563 1,472
     Cigarettes 2,671 2,479 2,327 2,210
     Alcohol 5,260 5,288 3,250 3,212
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,312 4,398 3,262 3,145
          Marijuana 2,307 2,195 2,760 2,646
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,049 3,212 2,185 2,049
     Cigarettes 5,036a 4,697 3,137 2,988
     Alcohol 7,031 7,017 3,644 3,615
*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  3.67B Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Trying Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 80.0 80.6 20.0 19.4
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 91.6 92.3 8.4 7.7
     14–15 79.5 80.8 20.5 19.2
     16–17 68.7 68.7 31.3 31.3
GENDER
     Male 77.0a 78.7 23.0a 21.3
     Female 83.1 82.6 16.9 17.4
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 79.8 80.2 20.2 19.8
          White 78.7 79.7 21.3 20.3
          Black or African American 81.8 79.8 18.2 20.2
          American Indian or Alaska Native 73.3 82.5 26.7 17.5
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 92.2 88.9 7.8 11.1
          Two or More Races 77.8 80.1 22.2 19.9
     Hispanic or Latino 81.4 82.5 18.6 17.5
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 79.8 80.6 20.2 19.4
     Small Metro 79.9 79.8 20.1 20.2
     Nonmetro 80.7 82.1 19.3 17.9
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 5.8 5.9 35.1 33.4
          Marijuana 3.0 3.0 29.0 28.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3.5 3.6 14.8 14.0
     Cigarettes 7.6a 6.9 34.5 34.5
     Alcohol 11.8 11.8 41.4 43.0
          Binge Alcohol4 6.1 6.1 29.1 29.6
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 13.7 14.0 56.4 54.4
          Marijuana 7.6 7.4 48.9 46.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 8.9 9.2 31.9 30.8
     Cigarettes 13.6a 12.5 47.5 46.2
     Alcohol 26.8 26.6 66.4 67.2
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 22.0 22.1 66.6 65.8
          Marijuana 11.8 11.0 56.4 55.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 15.6 16.2 44.6 42.8
     Cigarettes 25.7b 23.6 64.1 62.5
     Alcohol 35.9 35.3 74.4 75.6
*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  3.68A Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Numbers in Thousands, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 20,038 20,276 4,442 4,363
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,491 7,658 636 591
     14–15 6,874 6,715 1,523 1,455
     16–17 5,673 5,903 2,282 2,318
GENDER
     Male 9,815 10,006 2,646 2,521
     Female 10,223 10,270 1,795 1,841
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 16,865 16,979 3,741 3,703
          White 12,535 12,625 2,876 2,816
          Black or African American 2,914 2,975 637 681
          American Indian or Alaska Native 134 136 53 33
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 920 864 75 79
          Two or More Races 307 313 79 85
     Hispanic or Latino 3,173 3,297 701 660
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,679 10,829 2,373 2,308
     Small Metro 5,850 5,930 1,321 1,353
     Nonmetro 3,509 3,518 748 702
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,167 1,227 1,681 1,542
          Marijuana 584 627 1,419 1,320
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 712 747 698 641
     Cigarettes 1,571 1,421 1,603 1,590
     Alcohol 2,428 2,513 1,900 1,883
          Binge Alcohol4 1,246 1,299 1,377 1,336
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 2,858 2,922 2,587 2,457
          Marijuana 1,623 1,577 2,252 2,122
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 1,786 1,895 1,519 1,411
     Cigarettes 2,803a 2,595 2,192 2,089
     Alcohol 5,526 5,567 2,979 2,929
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 4,538 4,598 3,025 2,933
          Marijuana 2,474 2,345 2,587 2,493
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,142 3,302 2,085 1,945
     Cigarettes 5,250a 4,893 2,918 2,786
     Alcohol 7,321 7,305 3,349 3,320
*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  3.68B Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More (II), among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Percentages, 2002 and 2003
(I) Demographic Characteristic and (II) Drug Use Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Using Marijuana/Hashish1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 81.9 82.3 18.1 17.7
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 92.2 92.8 7.8 7.2
     14–15 81.9 82.2 18.1 17.8
     16–17 71.3 71.8 28.7 28.2
GENDER
     Male 78.8 79.9 21.2 20.1
     Female 85.1 84.8 14.9 15.2
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 81.8 82.1 18.2 17.9
          White 81.3 81.8 18.7 18.2
          Black or African American 82.1 81.4 17.9 18.6
          American Indian or Alaska Native 71.8 80.7 28.2 19.3
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 92.5 91.6 7.5 8.4
          Two or More Races 79.5 78.6 20.5 21.4
     Hispanic or Latino 81.9 83.3 18.1 16.7
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 81.8 82.4 18.2 17.6
     Small Metro 81.6 81.4 18.4 18.6
     Nonmetro 82.4 83.4 17.6 16.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 5.8 6.1 37.9 35.3
          Marijuana 2.9 3.1 31.9 30.3
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3.6 3.7 15.7 14.7
     Cigarettes 7.8a 7.0 36.1 36.5
     Alcohol 12.1 12.4 42.8 43.2
          Binge Alcohol4 6.2 6.4 31.0 30.6
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 14.3 14.4 58.2 56.3
          Marijuana 8.1 7.8 50.7 48.6
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 8.9 9.3 34.2 32.3
     Cigarettes 14.0a 12.8 49.3 47.9
     Alcohol 27.6 27.5 67.1 67.1
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 22.6 22.7 68.1 67.2
          Marijuana 12.3 11.6 58.3 57.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 15.7 16.3 46.9 44.6
     Cigarettes 26.2b 24.1 65.7 63.9
     Alcohol 36.5 36.0 75.4 76.1
*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  3.69A Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' 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 Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 20,267 20,434 4,218 4,234
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 7,394 7,585 739 681
     14–15 6,862 6,675 1,531 1,502
     16–17 6,012 6,174 1,948 2,051
GENDER
     Male 9,871 10,081 2,596 2,468
     Female 10,396 10,353 1,621 1,766
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 17,093 17,114 3,508 3,585
          White 12,718 12,702 2,690 2,746
          Black or African American 2,942 3,012 608 646
          American Indian or Alaska Native 136 144 50 25
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 926 860 67 89
          Two or More Races 317 324 69 74
     Hispanic or Latino 3,175 3,320 710 649
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 10,916 11,061 2,143 2,086
     Small Metro 5,918 5,978 1,256 1,322
     Nonmetro 3,433 3,396 818 826
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 1,601 1,627 1,253 1,139
          Marijuana 1,022 1,039 984 910
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 827 840 585 546
     Cigarettes 1,827 1,663 1,348 1,353
     Alcohol 2,664 2,709 1,666 1,684
          Binge Alcohol4 1,411 1,454 1,217 1,180
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 3,476 3,448 1,979 1,930
          Marijuana 2,287 2,160 1,595 1,540
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 2,082 2,137 1,230 1,168
     Cigarettes 3,150a 2,903 1,850 1,784
     Alcohol 5,884 5,856 2,624 2,634
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 5,120 5,127 2,459 2,414
          Marijuana 3,152 2,968 1,922 1,872
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 3,491 3,589 1,747 1,669
     Cigarettes 5,665b 5,220 2,507 2,461
     Alcohol 7,669 7,561 3,002 3,062
*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  3.69B Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics (I), and Selected Drug Use, by Close Friends' 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 Close Friends' Feelings about Youths Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1
Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
2002 2003 2002 2003
TOTAL 82.8 82.8 17.2 17.2
(I) Demographic Characteristic
AGE
     12–13 90.9 91.8 9.1 8.2
     14–15 81.8 81.6 18.2 18.4
     16–17 75.5 75.1 24.5 24.9
GENDER
     Male 79.2 80.3 20.8 19.7
     Female 86.5 85.4 13.5 14.6
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
     Not Hispanic or Latino 83.0 82.7 17.0 17.3
          White 82.5 82.2 17.5 17.8
          Black or African American 82.9 82.3 17.1 17.7
          American Indian or Alaska Native 73.0a 85.2 27.0a 14.8
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * *
          Asian 93.2 90.6 6.8 9.4
          Two or More Races 82.0 81.5 18.0 18.5
     Hispanic or Latino 81.7 83.6 18.3 16.4
COUNTY TYPE2
     Large Metro 83.6 84.1 16.4 15.9
     Small Metro 82.5 81.9 17.5 18.1
     Nonmetro 80.8 80.4 19.2 19.6
(II) Drug Use
PAST MONTH
     Any Illicit Drug3 7.9 8.0 29.7a 26.9
          Marijuana 5.0 5.1 23.3 21.5
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 4.1 4.1 13.9 12.9
     Cigarettes 9.0a 8.1 32.0 31.9
     Alcohol 13.1 13.3 39.5 39.8
          Binge Alcohol4 7.0 7.1 28.8 27.9
PAST YEAR
     Any Illicit Drug3 17.2 16.9 46.9 45.6
          Marijuana 11.3 10.6 37.8 36.4
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 10.3 10.5 29.2 27.6
     Cigarettes 15.5b 14.2 43.9 42.1
     Alcohol 29.0 28.7 62.2 62.2
LIFETIME
     Any Illicit Drug3 25.3 25.1 58.3 57.0
          Marijuana 15.6a 14.5 45.6 44.2
     Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana3 17.2 17.6 41.4 39.4
     Cigarettes 27.9b 25.5 59.4 58.1
     Alcohol 37.8 37.0 71.2 72.3
*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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