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2000 National Survey on Drug Use & Health

Appendix F1: Substance Use Prevalence Tables (Tables F.1 - F.41)

10703 (1.1A)

Table F.1 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Users of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 12 or Older: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

87,734

86,931

25,402

24,535

13,829

14,027

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

76,428

76,321

19,102

18,589

10,458

10,714

    Cocaine

25,406

24,896

3,742

3,328

1,552

1,213

      Crack

5,910

5,307

1,045a

721

418

265

    Heroin

3,054

2,779

353

308

154

130

    Hallucinogens

25,061

26,125

3,191

3,483

922

971

      LSD

19,215

19,642

1,905

1,749

482

403

      PCP

5,693

5,804

245

264

55

54

    Inhalants

17,138

16,702

1,937

1,918

570

622

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

34,076

32,443

9,220

8,761

3,952

3,849

      Pain Relievers

19,888

19,210

6,582

6,466

2,621

2,782

      Tranquilizers

13,860

13,007

2,728

2,731

1,097

1,000

      Stimulants

15,922a

14,661

2,291

2,112

950

788

        Methamphetamine

9,442

8,843

1,140

1,031

435

387

      Sedatives

7,747

7,142

631

611

229

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

53,268

52,605

13,444

13,052

5,981

5,711

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.1B)

Table F.2 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 12 or Older: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

39.7

38.9

11.5

11.0

6.3

6.3

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

34.6

34.2

8.6

8.3

4.7

4.8

    Cocaine

11.5

11.2

1.7

1.5

0.7

0.5

      Crack

2.7

2.4

0.5a

0.3

0.2

0.1

    Heroin

1.4

1.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.1

    Hallucinogens

11.3

11.7

1.4

1.6

0.4

0.4

      LSD

8.7

8.8

0.9

0.8

0.2

0.2

      PCP

2.6

2.6

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

    Inhalants

7.8

7.5

0.9

0.9

0.3

0.3

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

15.4a

14.5

4.2

3.9

1.8

1.7

      Pain Relievers

9.0

8.6

3.0

2.9

1.2

1.2

      Tranquilizers

6.3

5.8

1.2

1.2

0.5

0.4

      Stimulants

7.2a

6.6

1.0

0.9

0.4

0.4

        Methamphetamine

4.3

4.0

0.5

0.5

0.2

0.2

      Sedatives

3.5

3.2

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

24.1

23.6

6.1

5.8

2.7

2.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.2B)

Table F.3 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 12 to 17: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

27.6

26.9

19.8a

18.6

9.8

9.7

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

18.7

18.3

14.2

13.4

7.2

7.2

    Cocaine

2.4

2.4

1.6

1.7

0.5

0.6

      Crack

0.6

0.6

0.4

0.4

0.1

0.1

    Heroin

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.2a

0.1

    Hallucinogens

5.7

5.8

3.8

3.9

1.1

1.2

      LSD

3.8

3.6

2.4

2.2

0.6

0.5

      PCP

0.9

1.1

0.4

0.5

0.1

0.1

    Inhalants

9.1

8.9

3.9

3.5

1.1

1.0

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

10.9

10.9

7.1

7.1

2.9

3.0

      Pain Relievers

8.2

8.4

5.5

5.4

2.1

2.3

      Tranquilizers

2.5

2.5

1.6

1.6

0.5

0.5

      Stimulants

3.9

4.0

2.1

2.4

0.7

0.8

        Methamphetamine

1.4

1.3

0.7

0.8

0.2

0.3

      Sedatives

0.8

0.8

0.5

0.5

0.2

0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

18.3

18.1

11.6

11.3

4.5

4.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.3B)

Table F.4 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 18 to 25: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

52.6

51.2

29.1

27.9

16.4

15.9

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

46.8

45.7

24.5

23.7

14.2

13.6

    Cocaine

11.9a

10.9

5.2b

4.4

1.7

1.4

      Crack

3.3a

2.8

1.0b

0.7

0.3a

0.1

    Heroin

1.8a

1.4

0.5

0.4

0.1

0.1

    Hallucinogens

19.3

19.3

6.8

6.8

1.9

1.8

      LSD

14.7

14.0

4.0a

3.4

1.0

0.8

      PCP

2.4

2.3

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.1

    Inhalants

14.1b

12.8

2.6

2.4

0.6

0.6

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

20.9b

19.5

9.9

9.3

3.7

3.6

      Pain Relievers

15.2

14.6

7.6

7.3

2.6

2.7

      Tranquilizers

7.9

7.4

3.1

3.0

1.1

1.0

      Stimulants

9.0b

7.6

3.0a

2.4

1.1a

0.8

        Methamphetamine

5.2b

4.1

1.5

1.2

0.5

0.3

      Sedatives

2.0

1.6

0.6

0.6

0.2

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

33.3a

31.9

15.7

14.8

6.1

5.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.4B)

Table F.5 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 26 or Older: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

39.2

38.5

7.4

7.1

4.1

4.2

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

34.7

34.4

5.2

5.0

2.8

3.0

    Cocaine

12.7

12.4

1.1

1.0

0.6

0.4

      Crack

2.9

2.5

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.1

    Heroin

1.4

1.3

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.1

    Hallucinogens

10.8

11.2

0.2a

0.4

0.1

0.1

      LSD

8.4

8.6

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

      PCP

2.8

2.9

0.0

0.0

*

0.0

    Inhalants

6.5

6.4

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

15.1

14.2

2.8

2.6

1.3

1.2

      Pain Relievers

8.1

7.6

1.9

1.8

0.8

0.9

      Tranquilizers

6.5

6.0

0.9

0.9

0.4

0.4

      Stimulants

7.3

6.7

0.6

0.5

0.3

0.2

        Methamphetamine

4.5

4.3

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

4.1

3.8

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

23.3

22.9

3.7

3.6

1.9

1.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.5B)

Table F.6 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 12 or 13: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

13.3

12.6

8.6b

7.2

3.9b

3.0

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

4.0

4.0

3.2

2.7

1.5

1.1

    Cocaine

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.1

      Crack

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

    Heroin

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

    Hallucinogens

1.4

1.3

0.8

0.8

0.3

0.2

      LSD

0.6

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.1

0.1

      PCP

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.2

0.0

0.0

    Inhalants

6.8

6.8

3.5a

2.8

1.3b

0.7

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

5.7

5.6

3.9

3.5

1.8

1.6

      Pain Relievers

4.2

4.4

2.9

2.5

1.4

1.3

      Tranquilizers

0.8

0.8

0.5

0.5

0.2

0.1

      Stimulants

1.4

1.7

0.9

1.1

0.3

0.3

        Methamphetamine

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

0.5

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

11.3

10.8

6.9a

5.9

2.9

2.3

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.6B)

Table F.7 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 14 or 15: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

28.2

27.2

19.9

19.2

9.8

9.8

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

17.6

17.5

13.5

13.3

6.9

6.9

    Cocaine

1.8

1.9

1.3

1.6

0.5

0.5

      Crack

0.6

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.1

0.1

    Heroin

0.2

0.4

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.0

    Hallucinogens

4.5

4.9

3.3

3.7

0.9

0.9

      LSD

2.9

2.9

1.9

2.1

0.5

0.4

      PCP

1.0

1.1

0.5

0.6

0.2

0.1

    Inhalants

9.9

9.9

4.2

4.1

1.0

1.2

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

11.5

11.0

8.1

7.4

3.4

3.0

      Pain Relievers

8.7

8.5

6.2

5.5

2.5

2.4

      Tranquilizers

2.5

2.3

1.7

1.5

0.6

0.4

      Stimulants

3.9

4.0

2.4

2.5

0.8

0.8

        Methamphetamine

1.3

1.2

0.8

0.7

0.2

0.2

      Sedatives

0.8

0.7

0.6

0.5

0.2

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

19.1

18.6

12.1

11.8

4.9

4.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.7B)

Table F.8 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 16 or 17: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

41.1

41.3

30.4

29.8

15.4

16.4

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

34.3

34.0

25.5

24.5

13.2

13.7

    Cocaine

4.8

4.9

3.1

3.2

0.9

1.1

      Crack

1.1

1.2

0.6

0.6

0.1

0.1

    Heroin

1.0a

0.6

0.6

0.3

0.3

0.1

    Hallucinogens

11.0

11.3

7.3

7.3

2.1

2.3

      LSD

7.8

7.5

4.8

4.1

1.3

1.1

      PCP

1.6

1.8

0.6

0.7

0.1

0.1

    Inhalants

10.6

10.0

4.0

3.7

0.9

1.0

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

15.3

16.2

9.3a

10.4

3.4a

4.3

      Pain Relievers

11.4

12.4

7.2

8.2

2.6a

3.3

      Tranquilizers

4.1

4.6

2.4

2.9

0.7

0.8

      Stimulants

6.5

6.2

3.1

3.5

0.8a

1.2

        Methamphetamine

2.5

2.5

1.1

1.5

0.3a

0.6

      Sedatives

1.1

1.2

0.4

0.6

0.2

0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

24.4

25.1

15.8

16.3

5.6a

6.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.8B)

 

Table F.9 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 18 to 20: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

51.9

51.5

33.6

33.3

19.5

19.6

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

46.0

45.9

28.9

28.7

17.3

17.2

    Cocaine

10.6

9.8

5.7a

4.8

1.8

1.7

      Crack

3.0

2.7

1.1

0.9

0.3

0.3

    Heroin

1.5

1.3

0.6

0.4

0.2

0.1

    Hallucinogens

18.0

19.0

9.1

9.6

2.6

2.7

      LSD

13.6

13.8

5.8

5.3

1.5

1.4

      PCP

2.4

2.5

0.7

0.6

0.1

0.1

    Inhalants

13.3

13.0

3.7

3.8

0.9

0.8

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

20.7

20.2

11.2

11.3

4.5

4.5

      Pain Relievers

15.2

15.8

8.6

9.0

3.2

3.3

      Tranquilizers

7.4

7.1

3.5

3.4

1.2

1.2

      Stimulants

9.2a

8.0

3.6

3.2

1.3

1.1

        Methamphetamine

5.2b

3.8

1.8

1.6

0.6

0.4

      Sedatives

2.0

1.7

0.7

0.8

0.2

0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

32.0

32.1

17.9

18.1

7.4

7.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.9B)

 

Table F.10 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 21 to 25: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

53.1a

51.0

25.8a

24.1

14.1

13.2

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

47.4

45.6

21.2

20.1

12.0

11.1

    Cocaine

12.9a

11.6

4.9a

4.1

1.6a

1.1

      Crack

3.5

2.9

0.9b

0.5

0.2a

0.1

    Heroin

1.9

1.5

0.4

0.4

0.1

0.1

    Hallucinogens

20.2

19.5

5.0

4.8

1.4

1.2

      LSD

15.5

14.2

2.6

2.1

0.6

0.4

      PCP

2.4

2.2

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Inhalants

14.7b

12.6

1.8

1.4

0.4

0.4

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

21.1b

19.0

9.0a

7.9

3.2

3.0

      Pain Relievers

15.1a

13.7

6.8

6.1

2.2

2.3

      Tranquilizers

8.2

7.7

2.9

2.8

1.0

0.9

      Stimulants

8.8b

7.3

2.5a

1.9

0.8b

0.5

        Methamphetamine

5.2a

4.3

1.2

0.9

0.4

0.3

      Sedatives

2.0

1.6

0.5

0.4

0.2

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

34.2b

31.8

14.1b

12.4

5.1

4.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.10B)

 

Table F.11 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 26 to 34: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

53.2a

50.9

13.5

13.4

6.8

7.8

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

47.7

46.0

10.3

10.3

5.4

5.9

    Cocaine

17.8b

15.1

2.4

2.1

1.2

0.8

      Crack

5.1b

3.8

0.7a

0.4

0.4b

0.1

    Heroin

1.3

1.1

0.1

0.0

0.1

0.0

    Hallucinogens

16.4

15.8

0.6b

1.2

0.1a

0.4

      LSD

12.4

11.8

0.3

0.4

0.0

0.1

      PCP

2.2

1.8

*

0.1

*

0.0

    Inhalants

11.4

11.0

0.3

0.5

0.2

0.2

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

18.6a

16.9

4.6

4.4

1.5b

2.1

      Pain Relievers

11.0

10.4

3.1

3.2

0.9b

1.6

      Tranquilizers

8.2b

6.9

1.5

1.3

0.5

0.5

      Stimulants

8.2b

6.8

0.8

0.8

0.3

0.4

        Methamphetamine

5.4

4.8

0.5

0.5

0.2

0.2

      Sedatives

2.5

2.1

0.2

0.3

0.1

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

32.8b

30.4

6.6

6.6

2.7

3.1

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.11B)

 

Table F.12 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 35 or Older: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

35.7

35.5

5.9

5.5

3.4

3.3

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

31.5

31.6

4.0

3.8

2.2

2.3

    Cocaine

11.4

11.8

0.8

0.7

0.4

0.3

      Crack

2.3

2.2

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Heroin

1.5

1.4

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.1

    Hallucinogens

9.4

10.1

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.0

      LSD

7.3

7.8

0.1

0.1

0.0

*

      PCP

3.0

3.1

0.0

0.0

*

0.0

    Inhalants

5.3

5.3

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

14.2

13.5

2.4

2.1

1.3

1.0

      Pain Relievers

7.3

6.9

1.6

1.5

0.8

0.7

      Tranquilizers

6.1

5.8

0.7

0.7

0.4

0.3

      Stimulants

7.1

6.7

0.5

0.4

0.3

0.2

        Methamphetamine

4.3

4.2

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

4.5

4.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana1

21.0

21.1

3.0

2.9

1.7

1.4

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.19B)

 

Table F.13 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug, by Detailed Age Categories: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Age Category

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Total

39.7

38.9

11.5

11.0

6.3

6.3

             

12

10.3

9.1

6.9a

5.4

3.2

2.5

13

15.9

15.8

10.2

9.0

4.6a

3.5

14

25.0b

21.8

16.8a

14.7

8.2

7.8

15

31.6

32.8

23.3

23.7

11.5

11.8

16

38.8

38.9

28.9

28.3

14.7

14.9

17

43.7

43.9

32.1

31.4

16.2

18.1

18

48.7

48.7

33.6

33.7

19.2

20.3

19

53.0

52.2

33.8

33.9

19.6

19.7

20

54.5

54.0

33.3

32.2

19.8

18.8

21

54.9

54.4

30.3

30.0

17.1

17.8

22

53.3

52.4

28.7

26.6

16.2

13.9

23

54.9b

50.3

27.5a

24.1

14.9

12.6

24

53.4

50.0

22.3

21.8

11.5

11.9

25

48.6

47.6

19.6

17.4

10.1

9.4

26-29

50.8

50.1

15.2

15.6

7.9

8.8

30-34

55.0b

51.5

12.2

11.8

6.0

7.0

35-39

59.5a

55.5

11.8

9.9

6.2

5.3

40-44

58.0

58.1

12.3

10.4

7.9

6.5

45-49

51.1

49.9

7.0

6.9

3.6

4.8

50-54

35.0

35.5

3.7

4.5

2.5

2.4

55-59

23.3

28.6

2.0a

4.2

1.4

2.3

60-64

13.9

14.4

1.1

1.8

0.3

1.5

65 or Older

7.1

6.4

0.9

0.7

0.5

0.3

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.26B)

 

Table F.14 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

39.7

38.9

11.5

11.0

6.3

6.3

             

AGE

           

    12-17

27.6

26.9

19.8a

18.6

9.8

9.7

    18-25

52.6

51.2

29.1

27.9

16.4

15.9

    26 or Older

39.2

38.5

7.4

7.1

4.1

4.2

             

GENDER

           

    Male

43.6

43.5

13.8

12.9

8.1

7.7

    Female

36.0

34.7

9.3

9.2

4.6

5.0

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

42.0

41.5

11.4

11.2

6.2

6.4

      Black Only

37.7

35.5

13.2b

10.9

7.5

6.4

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

51.0

53.9

18.3

19.8

10.4

12.6

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

6.2

      Asian Only

20.8

18.9

6.1

5.2

3.2

2.7

      More Than One Race

42.2

49.2

15.5

20.6

10.3

14.8

    Hispanic

31.2

29.9

11.0

10.1

6.1

5.3

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.27B)

 

Table F.15 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug Among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

27.6

26.9

19.8a

18.6

9.8

9.7

             

GENDER

           

    Male

28.3

27.2

19.9a

18.4

10.1

9.8

    Female

26.9

26.6

19.6

18.9

9.4

9.5

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

27.8

27.6

20.1

19.7

9.8

10.1

      Black Only

25.9

24.5

18.3a

15.3

9.4

8.4

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

46.5

*

30.5

*

20.0

*

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

19.1

17.3

13.0

11.6

7.1

5.8

      More Than One Race

29.7

27.9

21.6

16.8

10.2

10.1

    Hispanic

29.8

27.3

20.9a

18.2

10.4

9.5

             

GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN

           

    Male - White

28.0

27.2

19.7

19.1

9.5

10.1

    Female - White

27.7

28.0

20.5

20.4

10.1

10.1

    Male - Black

28.2

25.5

19.9a

16.3

10.9

8.7

    Female - Black

23.5

23.5

16.6

14.2

7.7

8.0

    Male - Hispanic

30.7

28.9

21.8

18.6

11.6

10.1

    Female - Hispanic

28.9

25.6

19.9

17.7

9.1

8.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.28B)

 

Table F.16 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug Among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

52.6

51.2

29.1

27.9

16.4

15.9

             

GENDER

           

    Male

56.2

54.7

33.5

31.9

20.3

19.0

    Female

49.0

47.8

24.8

23.9

12.5

12.7

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

57.5

56.1

31.9

30.7

17.6

17.6

      Black Only

45.6

44.5

26.9

24.7

15.6

14.5

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

57.9b

76.3

30.8

*

16.9

17.0

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

30.8

27.9

18.0

14.0

8.0

7.2

      More Than One Race

67.1

66.4

35.5

43.3

23.0

27.0

    Hispanic

41.5

39.2

21.1

20.2

13.2a

10.8

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

53.3

52.3

31.1

30.3

19.1

18.8

    High School Graduate

52.2

51.1

28.5

27.0

16.4

15.3

    Some College

53.2

52.2

29.9

29.2

16.6

16.6

    College Graduate

50.9

46.9

25.3

23.0

10.6

10.3

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

55.2

53.7

28.1

27.1

15.4

14.9

    Part-Time

51.7

50.2

31.9a

29.0

18.4

16.5

    Unemployed

55.0

58.3

35.8

38.3

22.6

25.1

    Other1

45.7

43.3

26.2

25.6

14.5

15.1

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.29B)

 

Table F.17 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug Among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

39.2

38.5

7.4

7.1

4.1

4.2

             

GENDER

           

    Male

43.7

43.9

9.5

8.7

5.6

5.4

    Female

35.1

33.6

5.5

5.6

2.7

3.1

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

41.4

41.0

7.4

7.3

4.0

4.3

      Black Only

38.1

35.6

9.3a

7.1

5.4

4.2

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

*

*

*

12.0

7.9

9.5

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

19.0

17.6

2.5

2.8

1.5

1.5

      More Than One Race

38.9

51.3

8.1

*

6.8

*

    Hispanic

28.7

28.0

6.3

5.8

3.3

3.0

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

25.5

24.0

7.3

6.4

4.4

3.7

    High School Graduate

36.6

37.3

6.5

7.0

3.7b

4.8

    Some College

47.0

44.2

8.6

7.3

4.6

4.2

    College Graduate

45.2

44.4

7.5

7.4

3.9

3.8

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

48.8

47.9

9.0

8.6

4.7

4.9

    Part-Time

38.5

38.8

6.9

6.6

4.1

4.3

    Unemployed

54.6

52.5

18.8

14.4

13.2

10.3

    Other1

19.5

18.8

3.7

3.8

2.2

2.3

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.30B)

 

Table F.18 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug Among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

41.1

40.3

10.5

10.1

5.8

5.9

             

GENDER

           

    Male

45.6

45.6

13.1

12.2

7.8

7.4

    Female

37.0

35.6

8.2

8.1

4.0

4.5

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

43.5

42.9

10.5

10.3

5.8

6.1

      Black Only

39.4

37.1

12.4a

10.3

7.2

6.0

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

*

53.7

16.7

16.7

9.1

10.9

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

6.0

      Asian Only

21.0

19.1

5.2

4.4

2.6

2.3

      More Than One Race

45.1

54.3

14.1

21.6

10.3

*

    Hispanic

31.4

30.4

9.4

8.8

5.4

4.7

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

30.0

28.9

11.2

10.5

6.8

6.3

    High School Graduate

39.0

39.4

9.9

10.1

5.6a

6.4

    Some College

48.2a

45.7

12.6

11.4

6.9

6.5

    College Graduate

45.6

44.6

8.8

8.5

4.4

4.2

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

49.7

48.7

11.4

11.0

6.1

6.3

    Part-Time

42.3

42.1

14.1

13.0

8.2

7.8

    Unemployed

54.7

54.5

24.3

22.7

16.2

15.4

    Other1

22.0

21.1

5.9

5.9

3.3

3.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.61B)

 

Table F.19 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Annual Averages Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

TIME PERIOD

Racial/Ethnic Subgroup1

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

NOT HISPANIC

     

    White

41.7

11.3

6.3

    Black

36.6

12.0

6.9

    American Indian or Alaska Native

52.4

19.0

11.5

    Native Hawaiian

*

*

*

    Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

    Chinese

14.5

3.6

1.0

    Filipino

24.7

6.1

2.7

    Japanese

29.3

8.3

5.0

    Asian Indian

13.3

4.2

2.1

    Korean

29.2

9.5

6.9

    Vietnamese

17.8

6.7

4.3

       

HISPANIC

     

    Mexican

30.5

10.3

5.5

    Puerto Rican

41.3

16.3

10.1

    Central or South American

25.8

8.2

4.1

    Cuban

23.8

8.1

3.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
1 This table is not an exhaustive summary of all racial/ethnic subgroups. Respondents who reported a racial/ethnic subgroup that is rare in the United States, or who reported more than one racial/ethnic subgroup, are not included.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (1.71B)

 

Table F.20 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Any Illicit Drug Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Geographic

Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

39.7

38.9

11.5

11.0

6.3

6.3

             

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

           

    Northeast

41.2a

38.8

11.9

11.6

6.9

6.6

      New England

49.4

47.8

14.3

16.2

9.8

10.0

      Middle Atlantic

38.2

35.6

11.0

9.9

5.9

5.4

             

    Midwest

41.0b

38.4

11.2a

10.1

6.1

5.7

      East North Central

41.1

39.8

11.4

10.8

6.4

6.3

      West North Central

40.6b

35.1

10.7a

8.5

5.4a

4.1

             

    South

37.0

36.7

10.4

10.0

5.3

5.5

      South Atlantic

38.8

38.2

10.9

10.7

5.6

5.8

      East South Central

34.6

35.8

10.6

9.8

4.9

5.6

      West South Central

35.2

34.7

9.5

8.8

4.9

4.9

             

    West

41.4

43.3

13.2

13.1

7.5

8.0

      Mountain

44.6

43.8

13.2

12.9

7.2

7.2

      Pacific

40.1a

43.1

13.2

13.1

7.6

8.3

             

COUNTY TYPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Large Metro

40.8

40.3

12.0

11.4

6.7

6.5

             

    Small Metro

41.2

40.1

12.0

11.7

6.5

6.7

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

41.7

40.5

12.1

11.5

6.6

6.4

      <250K Pop.

40.0

39.1

11.6

12.1

6.2

7.4

             

    Nonmetro

34.5

33.9

9.4

9.0

4.8

5.1

      Urbanized

39.5

38.7

11.1

10.8

6.1

6.8

      Less Urbanized

33.0

32.4

9.1

8.4

4.3

4.5

      Completely Rural

29.2

29.6

7.1

7.5

4.0

3.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (6.23B)

 

Table F.21 Percentages Reporting Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Females Aged 15 to 44, by Pregnancy Status: Annual Averages Based on 1999 and 2000 Samples

Drug

Total1

PREGNANCY STATUS

Pregnant

Not Pregnant

Any Illicit Drug2

7.5

3.3

7.7

       

    Marijuana and Hashish

5.6

2.5

5.7

    Cocaine

0.7

0.1

0.8

      Crack

0.1

0.0

0.1

    Heroin

0.1

*

0.1

    Hallucinogens

0.6

0.2

0.6

      LSD

0.2

0.0

0.3

      PCP

0.0

*

0.0

    Inhalants

0.2

0.1

0.2

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic3

2.3

0.7

2.4

      Pain Relievers

1.6

0.4

1.6

      Tranquilizers

0.7

0.2

0.7

      Stimulants

0.6

0.2

0.6

        Methamphetamine

0.3

0.2

0.3

      Sedatives

0.1

0.1

0.1

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2

3.3

1.1

3.4

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Estimates in the total column are for all females aged 15 to 44, including those with unknown pregnancy status.
2 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (6.31B)

 

Table F.22 Percentages Reporting Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 18 to 22, by College Enrollment Status: 1999 and 2000

 

Total1

COLLEGE ENROLLMENT STATUS

 

Full-Time Undergraduates

Other Persons Aged 18-222

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug3

18.5

18.3

18.8

18.4

18.3

18.2

             

    Marijuana and Hashish

16.2

15.9

16.7

16.1

16.0

15.7

    Cocaine

1.9

1.5

1.4

1.0

2.2

1.8

      Crack

0.3a

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.5a

0.3

    Heroin

0.2

0.1

0.0

0.1

0.2a

0.1

    Hallucinogens

2.2

2.3

2.3

3.0

2.2

1.9

      LSD

1.2

1.1

0.8

1.2

1.5a

1.0

      PCP

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.1

    Inhalants

0.8

0.7

0.8

0.7

0.8

0.6

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic4

4.2

4.2

3.7

3.7

4.5

4.4

      Pain Relievers

3.0

3.1

2.6

2.7

3.2

3.4

      Tranquilizers

1.1

1.1

0.8

0.9

1.3

1.2

      Stimulants

1.2

0.9

1.1

0.8

1.2

1.0

        Methamphetamine

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.2

0.6

0.5

      Sedatives

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.3a

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana2

6.9

6.9

6.2

6.7

7.2

7.0

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Estimates in the total column are for all persons aged 18 to 22, including those with unknown enrollment status.
2 Other persons include respondents aged 18 to 22 not enrolled in school, enrolled in college part time, enrolled in other grades either full or part time, or enrolled with no other information available.
3 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
4 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10724 (6.70B)

 

Table F.23 Percentages Reporting Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Probation Status: 1999 and 2000

Drug

Total1

PROBATION STATUS DURING THE PAST YEAR

On Probation

Not on Probation

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug2

5.8

5.9

28.0

24.2

5.4

5.5

 

         

    Marijuana and Hashish

4.4

4.5

21.7

18.6

4.1

4.3

    Cocaine

0.7a

0.5

5.7

4.7

0.6a

0.5

      Crack

0.2

0.1

3.8

2.6

0.1

0.1

    Heroin

0.1

0.1

0.3

0.8

0.1

0.0

    Hallucinogens

0.3

0.4

2.0

2.4

0.3

0.3

      LSD

0.2

0.1

1.1

1.5

0.2

0.1

      PCP

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.1

0.0

0.0

    Inhalants

0.2

0.2

0.9

1.1

0.2

0.2

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic3

1.7

1.6

9.7

7.9

1.5

1.5

      Pain Relievers

1.1

1.1

5.6

5.2

1.0

1.0

      Tranquilizers

0.5

0.4

4.5

3.1

0.4

0.4

      Stimulants

0.4

0.3

2.1

2.3

0.4

0.3

        Methamphetamine

0.2

0.2

1.6

1.6

0.2

0.1

      Sedatives

0.1

0.1

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.1

             

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana2

2.5

2.3

14.0

13.0

2.3

2.1

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1Estimates in the total column are for all persons aged 18 or older, including those with unknown probation status.
2Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10724 (6.73B)

 

Table F.24 Percentages Reporting Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Parole/Supervised Release Status: 2000

Drug

Total1

PAROLE/SUPERVISED RELEASE DURING THE PAST YEAR2

Yes

No

Any Illicit Drug3

5.9

21.6

5.8

 

   

    Marijuana and Hashish

4.5

13.1

4.5

    Cocaine

0.5

4.2

0.5

      Crack

0.1

1.9

0.1

    Heroin

0.1

2.7

0.0

    Hallucinogens

0.4

1.7

0.3

      LSD

0.1

1.0

0.1

      PCP

0.0

0.6

0.0

    Inhalants

0.2

1.2

0.2

    Nonmedical Use of Any
    Psychotherapeutic4

1.6

7.6

1.5

      Pain Relievers

1.1

3.3

1.1

      Tranquilizers

0.4

1.2

0.4

      Stimulants

0.3

*

0.3

        Methamphetamine

0.2

*

0.2

      Sedatives

0.1

*

0.1

       

    Any Illicit Drug
    Other Than Marijuana2

2.3

14.1

2.2

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Estimates in the total column are for persons aged 18 or older, including those with unknown parole/supervised release status.
2 Respondents were asked if they were on parole, supervised release, or other conditional release from prison during the past year.
3 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
4 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 2000.

10724 (6.1B)

 

Table F.25 Percentages Reporting the Number of Days Used Marijuana in the Past Year Among Past Year Users and the Number of Days Used Marijuana in the Past Month Among Past Month Users, by Age Group: 1999 and 2000

Frequency of Use

 

AGE GROUP (Years)

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Number of Days Used in Past Year Among Past Year Users

               

    1-11

36.1

34.1

38.2

36.2

33.5

32.8

37.4

34.4

    12-49

21.7

20.4

23.1

21.5

19.6

19.4

22.8

20.8

    50-99

10.6

10.8

11.5

11.3

10.6

10.4

10.4

10.9

    100-299

21.4

23.0

19.5b

22.6

22.8

23.4

21.0

22.9

    300 or More

10.2a

11.7

7.8

8.5

13.6

14.0

8.4a

11.1

Number of Days Used in Past Month Among Past Month Users

               

    1-2

28.9

27.3

32.8

30.6

25.9

25.5

30.1

27.6

    3-5

19.9

20.0

21.3

22.1

17.8

17.7

21.3

21.0

    6-19

21.5

22.4

23.6

23.5

22.3

24.0

20.2

20.8

    20 or More

29.6

30.4

22.4

23.8

33.9

32.8

28.5

30.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10702 (6.8B)

 

Table F.26 Percentages Reporting Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Past Month Cigarette Use: 1999 and 2000

Drug

CIGARETTE USE IN PAST MONTH

Any Use

No Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug1

38.5b

42.7

4.7

4.6

         

    Marijuana and Hashish

34.1b

37.5

2.5

2.5

    Cocaine

2.9

3.8

0.1

0.1

      Crack

0.3

0.6

0.0

0.0

    Heroin

0.7

0.5

0.1

*

    Hallucinogens

5.3

6.4

0.4

0.3

      LSD

3.2

3.1

0.2

0.1

      PCP

0.6

0.4

0.0

0.0

    Inhalants

3.2

3.6

0.7

0.5

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic2

8.8a

10.5

1.8

1.8

      Pain Relievers

6.1a

7.7

1.4

1.5

      Tranquilizers

2.5

2.5

0.2

0.2

      Stimulants

2.9

3.8

0.3

0.3

        Methamphetamine

1.2

1.6

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

0.7

0.7

0.1

0.1

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana1

14.9b

18.2

2.7

2.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
2 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10702 (6.12B)

 

Table F.27 Percentages Reporting Past Month Use of Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Levels of Past Month Alcohol Use: 1999 and 2000

Drug

LEVEL OF ALCOHOL USE IN PAST MONTH

Heavy Use1

"Binge" Use But Not Heavy Use1

Use But Not
"Binge" Use1

No Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Any Illicit Drug2

64.5

65.5

38.7

41.2

20.2

20.4

4.7

4.2

                 

    Marijuana and Hashish

58.3

58.5

33.5

35.3

16.0

15.1

2.6

2.4

    Cocaine

8.9

10.6

2.5

2.3

1.0a

0.2

0.1

0.1

      Crack

1.9

1.9

0.4

0.3

0.0

0.1

*

0.0

    Heroin

2.0

1.1

0.9

0.4

0.0

0.1

0.1a

0.0

    Hallucinogens

13.3

14.1

5.8

4.4

1.3a

2.7

0.3

0.3

      LSD

9.8

8.7

3.2a

1.8

0.6

0.7

0.2

0.1

      PCP

2.4a

0.7

0.6

0.4

*

0.2

0.0

0.0

    Inhalants

7.1

6.9

3.4

2.6

2.3

2.6

0.6

0.5

    Nonmedical Use of Any Psychotherapeutic3

19.8

20.6

8.7

10.2

4.1

5.3

1.7

1.6

      Pain Relievers

14.1

16.6

6.8

7.5

2.8

3.7

1.3

1.3

      Tranquilizers

6.6

5.0

1.6

2.1

0.7

0.8

0.2

0.2

      Stimulants

6.2

5.9

2.5

3.7

1.3

1.6

0.3

0.3

        Methamphetamine

2.9

2.6

1.0

1.8

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.1

      Sedatives

1.3

1.4

0.5

0.6

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.1

 

    Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana2

32.8

36.8

15.4

15.4

7.2

8.9

2.5

2.3

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all Heavy Alcohol Users are also "Binge" Alcohol Users.
2 Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP ), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically. Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana indicates use at least once of any of these listed drugs, regardless of marijuana/hashish use; marijuana/hashish users who also have used any of the other listed drugs are included.
3 Nonmedical use of any prescription-type pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant, or sedative; does not include over-the-counter drugs.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (6.67B)

 

Table F.28 Percentages Reporting Driving Under the Influence of Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol in the Past Year Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

DROVE UNDER THE INFLUENCE IN PAST YEAR

Any Illicit Drug

Alcohol

Any Illicit Drug or Alcohol

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

3.4a

3.1

10.9b

10.0

11.6b

10.7

             

AGE

           

    12-17

3.1

3.1

3.5

3.3

4.5

4.3

    18-25

11.9b

10.7

21.9b

19.9

24.0b

21.8

    26 or Older

2.1

1.8

10.1a

9.2

10.5a

9.7

             

GENDER

           

    Male

4.9a

4.3

15.5b

14.0

16.4b

14.9

    Female

2.1

2.0

6.7

6.3

7.2

6.9

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

3.6

3.3

12.3a

11.3

13.0a

12.1

      Black Only

2.9

2.9

7.2

6.5

7.6

7.0

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

5.7

4.7

7.7

9.1

9.9

10.0

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

0.9

*

4.5

*

4.5

      Asian Only

1.5

0.8

5.4

4.7

5.8

4.8

      More Than One Race

5.9

7.4

9.6

9.5

10.6

11.2

    Hispanic

3.1

2.5

7.3

7.0

8.0

7.4

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Any Illicit Drug indicates use at least once of marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens (including LSD and PCP), inhalants, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.1A)

 

Table F.29 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Users of Tobacco and Alcohol Among Persons Aged 12 or Older: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

             

Any Tobacco1

159,114

157,518

79,795

78,162

66,776

65,489

    Cigarettes

150,715

148,377

66,636

65,009

56,962

55,667

    Smokeless Tobacco

42,213

41,412

10,292

9,988

7,570

7,582

    Cigars

78,613

76,377

26,034b

23,355

12,136b

10,712

    Pipes2

39,222a

36,726

--

--

2,402

2,131

     

 

 

 

Alcohol

179,788

180,781

137,741

138,179

102,711

104,092

    "Binge" Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

44,681

46,049

      Heavy Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

12,552

12,554

             

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Use of any tobacco product indicates using at least once cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any tobacco use in the past year does not include use of pipe tobacco.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all Heavy Alcohol Users are also "Binge" Alcohol Users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.1B)

 

Table F.30 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Tobacco and Alcohol Among Persons Aged 12 or Older: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

             

Any Tobacco1

72.0b

70.5

36.1a

35.0

30.2

29.3

    Cigarettes

68.2b

66.5

30.1a

29.1

25.8

24.9

    Smokeless Tobacco

19.1

18.5

4.7

4.5

3.4

3.4

    Cigars

35.6a

34.2

11.8b

10.5

5.5b

4.8

    Pipes2

17.7b

16.4

--

--

1.1

1.0

     

 

 

 

Alcohol

81.3

81.0

62.3

61.9

46.4

46.6

    "Binge" Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

20.2

20.6

      Heavy Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

5.7

5.6

             

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Use of any tobacco product indicates using at least once cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any tobacco use in the past year does not include use of pipe tobacco.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all Heavy Alcohol Users are also "Binge" Alcohol Users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.2B)

 

Table F.31 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Tobacco and Alcohol Among Persons Aged 12 to 17: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

             

Any Tobacco1

40.6b

38.0

27.2b

24.3

17.3b

15.6

    Cigarettes

37.1b

34.6

23.4b

20.8

14.9b

13.4

    Smokeless Tobacco

9.8b

8.6

4.6

4.4

2.3

2.1

    Cigars

19.6b

17.1

12.6b

10.3

5.4b

4.5

    Pipes2

3.4a

2.9

--

--

0.7

0.8

     

 

 

 

Alcohol

42.9a

41.7

34.1

33.0

16.5

16.4

    "Binge" Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

10.1

10.4

      Heavy Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

2.4

2.6

             

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Use of any tobacco product indicates using at least once cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any tobacco use in the past year does not include use of pipe tobacco.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all Heavy Alcohol Users are also "Binge" Alcohol Users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.3B)

 

Table F.32 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Tobacco and Alcohol Among Persons Aged 18 to 25: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

             

Any Tobacco1

73.6a

72.1

54.5b

52.2

44.6a

42.9

    Cigarettes

68.9a

67.3

47.5a

45.8

39.7a

38.3

    Smokeless Tobacco

25.8b

23.6

9.2b

8.0

5.7b

5.0

    Cigars

43.9a

42.3

25.0b

21.9

11.5b

10.4

    Pipes2

9.7b

8.2

--

--

1.3

1.2

     

 

 

 

Alcohol

83.9

84.0

74.8

74.5

57.2

56.8

    "Binge" Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

37.9

37.8

      Heavy Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

13.3

12.8

             

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Use of any tobacco product indicates using at least once cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any tobacco use in the past year does not include use of pipe tobacco.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all Heavy Alcohol Users are also "Binge" Alcohol Users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.4B)

 

Table F.33 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Tobacco and Alcohol Among Persons Aged 26 or Older: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Drug

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

             

Any Tobacco1

76.0a

74.7

34.2

33.6

29.5

28.9

    Cigarettes

72.3b

70.7

28.1

27.4

24.9

24.2

    Smokeless Tobacco

19.2

19.1

3.9

3.9

3.2

3.3

    Cigars

36.3

35.2

9.5a

8.6

4.5a

3.9

    Pipes2

21.1a

19.7

--

--

1.1

0.9

     

 

 

 

 

Alcohol

86.1

85.8

64.0

63.7

48.7

49.0

    "Binge" Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

18.6

19.1

      Heavy Alcohol Use3

--

--

--

--

4.9

4.8

             

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Use of any tobacco product indicates using at least once cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco. Any tobacco use in the past year does not include use of pipe tobacco.
2 Information about past year use of pipe tobacco was not collected.
3 "Binge" Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on at least 1 day in the past 30 days. By "occasion" is meant at the same time or within a couple hours of each other. Heavy Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past 30 days; all Heavy Alcohol Users are also "Binge" Alcohol Users.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.20B)

 

Table F.34 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes, by Detailed Age Categories: 1999 and 2000

 

TIME PERIOD

 

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

Age Category

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Total

68.2b

66.5

30.1a

29.1

25.8

24.9

             

12

11.3

10.3

5.1

4.5

2.1

1.8

13

21.9b

18.7

13.4b

9.5

5.9

4.9

14

34.6b

29.5

20.5b

16.8

11.4b

8.7

15

44.0

43.9

27.6

25.6

17.3

15.5

16

51.6

50.5

33.6

32.0

23.7

22.2

17

58.0

55.6

39.5

37.5

28.7

28.4

18

63.4

62.4

47.1

44.2

37.4

36.0

19

69.9a

66.6

51.0

49.0

42.5

40.2

20

69.2

68.8

52.3

49.5

43.4

41.4

21

70.6

69.4

49.1

49.3

42.2

40.4

22

70.0

69.2

45.9

46.9

37.1

39.8

23

71.8

69.0

48.6

44.9

42.1a

38.3

24

69.3

67.8

44.6

43.6

37.9

37.1

25

68.5

66.5

39.5

38.2

34.0

32.7

26-29

70.7

68.9

39.2

38.2

33.1

31.9

30-34

71.2

69.8

33.9

32.6

30.3a

28.0

35-39

75.0a

71.3

33.3

33.0

30.4

29.7

40-44

76.5

74.0

35.3

31.7

32.1a

28.3

45-49

73.6

73.0

31.6

29.5

27.9

26.6

50-54

77.2

74.8

28.6

31.7

24.9

29.2

55-59

75.2

75.1

26.9

26.6

24.2

22.6

60-64

70.8

71.5

18.6

21.3

16.1

19.1

65 or Older

64.9

62.9

12.5

10.9

10.7

9.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.30B)

 

Table F.35 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

68.2b

66.5

30.1a

29.1

25.8

24.9

             

AGE

           

    12-17

37.1b

34.6

23.4b

20.8

14.9b

13.4

    18-25

68.9a

67.3

47.5a

45.8

39.7a

38.3

    26 or Older

72.3b

70.7

28.1

27.4

24.9

24.2

             

GENDER

           

    Male

73.7b

71.9

33.1a

31.6

28.3

26.9

    Female

63.1a

61.4

27.4

26.8

23.4

23.1

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

73.0b

71.4

31.4a

30.2

27.0

25.9

      Black Only

56.2

54.9

25.8

26.7

22.5

23.3

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

73.6

72.8

42.6

45.7

36.0

42.3

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

43.1

38.8

20.2

18.8

16.7

16.5

      More Than One Race

66.4

62.3

33.5

36.1

29.8

32.3

    Hispanic

55.4

54.0

28.3

26.1

22.6

20.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.31B)

 

Table F.36 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes Among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

37.1b

34.6

23.4b

20.8

14.9b

13.4

             

GENDER

           

    Male

37.8b

34.5

23.4b

20.0

14.8b

12.8

    Female

36.3

34.8

23.4a

21.8

15.0

14.1

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

40.3b

38.1

26.0b

23.6

17.1a

16.0

      Black Only

27.5a

24.4

15.8b

11.6

8.6b

6.1

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

52.9

*

36.5

36.8

26.8

27.5

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

24.0

23.6

14.9

13.9

8.6

8.4

      More Than One Race

38.4

33.7

22.3

20.3

16.0

10.2

    Hispanic

34.0a

31.2

20.6

18.7

12.1

10.2

             

GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN

           

    Male - White

40.2b

37.3

25.4b

22.0

16.3a

14.7

    Female - White

40.5

38.9

26.7

25.3

17.9

17.3

    Male - Black

31.4b

25.3

17.4a

13.0

10.2a

7.4

    Female - Black

23.6

23.4

14.1b

10.2

6.9

4.9

    Male - Hispanic

35.3

32.7

21.1

19.3

12.4

10.6

    Female - Hispanic

32.7

29.6

20.0

18.1

11.8

9.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.32B)

 

Table F.37 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes Among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

68.9a

67.3

47.5a

45.8

39.7a

38.3

             

GENDER

           

    Male

73.3b

70.2

51.4a

49.3

43.5a

41.6

    Female

64.6

64.5

43.6

42.4

35.9

35.0

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

75.2

74.1

53.6a

51.9

45.3

43.9

      Black Only

53.0

50.2

32.1

31.5

25.3

25.9

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

69.8a

82.3

55.1

*

47.5

*

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

48.7

41.9

30.8

27.4

24.7

22.0

      More Than One Race

76.4

78.9

52.1

61.9

42.8a

54.9

    Hispanic

60.3

57.6

38.0

34.5

30.9b

26.5

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

70.6

68.9

54.8

51.9

47.1

45.0

    High School Graduate

69.0

68.3

48.8

47.8

41.9

40.9

    Some College

68.4

66.3

45.0

43.8

36.4

35.3

    College Graduate

67.1

64.4

37.4

34.6

28.4

26.2

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

72.4

71.6

49.5

49.2

42.1

41.7

    Part-Time

67.3b

63.6

46.6b

42.0

37.3b

33.3

    Unemployed

69.6

71.9

51.4a

57.4

45.8a

50.9

    Other1

61.0

58.3

41.9b

37.5

33.9a

30.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.33B)

 

Table F.38 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes Among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

72.3b

70.7

28.1

27.4

24.9

24.2

             

GENDER

           

    Male

79.1

77.7

31.3

30.1

27.6

26.4

    Female

66.2a

64.3

25.3

25.0

22.5

22.3

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

76.6a

75.0

28.8

27.7

25.5

24.5

      Black Only

62.1

61.6

26.3

28.4

24.4

25.9

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

*

*

41.6

*

35.7

*

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

45.2

40.4

18.9

18.0

16.4

16.8

      More Than One Race

71.8

66.8

31.6

34.4

30.2

33.3

    Hispanic

58.5

57.6

27.3

25.3

22.6

21.2

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

66.4

66.2

33.0

33.0

29.7

29.8

    High School Graduate

72.7

71.6

33.0

32.1

29.7

29.3

    Some College

76.4

74.3

29.4

29.5

26.7

25.9

    College Graduate

72.2a

69.3

16.9

16.3

13.3

13.0

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

75.4b

73.2

31.9

30.5

28.3

26.9

    Part-Time

70.9

70.0

24.0

25.6

21.0

23.0

    Unemployed

76.5

76.4

46.2

45.5

43.0

40.6

    Other1

66.5

65.4

21.0

20.7

18.4

18.4

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.34B)

 

Table F.39 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes Among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

71.8b

70.2

30.9

30.1

27.0

26.3

             

GENDER

           

    Male

78.2a

76.6

34.3

33.0

30.0

28.7

    Female

66.0a

64.3

27.8

27.4

24.3

24.0

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

76.4b

74.9

32.0

30.9

28.0

27.0

      Black Only

60.4

59.5

27.3

29.0

24.5

25.9

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

76.2

*

43.4

47.0

37.2

44.5

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

45.8

40.7

20.9

19.4

17.8

17.5

      More Than One Race

72.8

69.2

36.1

39.9

33.0

37.6

    Hispanic

58.8

57.6

29.6

27.3

24.3

22.3

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

67.1

66.6

36.5

36.2

32.5

32.4

    High School Graduate

72.2

71.1

35.3

34.5

31.5

31.1

    Some College

74.8

72.8

32.4

32.2

28.6

27.7

    College Graduate

71.8a

69.0

18.4

17.5

14.4

13.9

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

75.0b

73.0

34.2

33.0

30.1

28.8

    Part-Time

69.9

68.2

30.5

30.3

25.7

26.0

    Unemployed

74.3

74.8

47.9

49.6

43.9

44.2

    Other1

66.0

64.8

23.0

22.3

19.9

19.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
1 Retired, disabled, homemaker, student, or "other."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.55B)

 

Table F.40 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Racial/Ethnic Subgroups: Annual Averages Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

TIME PERIOD

Racial/Ethnic Subgroup1

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

NOT HISPANIC

     

    White

72.2

30.8

26.5

    Black

55.5

26.3

22.9

    American Indian or Alaska Native

73.2

44.1

39.1

    Native Hawaiian

*

*

*

    Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

    Chinese

35.2

15.8

13.4

    Filipino

43.5

20.7

17.3

    Japanese

59.9

25.5

23.7

    Asian Indian

33.8

13.7

12.4

    Korean

53.2

28.6

27.0

    Vietnamese

39.1

24.3

21.0

       

HISPANIC

     

    Mexican

55.2

27.1

21.7

    Puerto Rican

55.0

31.5

26.8

    Central or South American

52.9

26.4

19.4

    Cuban

56.1

24.7

19.4

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 This table is not an exhaustive summary of all racial/ethnic subgroups. Respondents who reported a racial/ethnic subgroup that is rare in the United States, or who reported more than one racial/ethnic subgroup, are not included.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (2.75B)

 

Table F.41 Percentages Reporting Lifetime, Past Year, and Past Month Use of Cigarettes Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Geographic

Characteristic

TIME PERIOD

Lifetime

Past Year

Past Month

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

68.2b

66.5

30.1a

29.1

25.8

24.9

             

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

           

    Northeast

66.7

66.3

29.6

27.9

25.2

23.8

      New England

72.4

71.2

29.3

28.7

24.0

24.6

      Middle Atlantic

64.7

64.5

29.7

27.6

25.7

23.5

             

    Midwest

70.9a

68.6

32.7a

30.7

28.3a

26.4

      East North Central

69.7

68.2

32.6

30.7

28.2a

26.3

      West North Central

73.6a

69.6

33.1

30.7

28.6

26.7

             

    South

68.5a

66.7

30.7

29.9

26.3

25.6

      South Atlantic

69.7b

66.6

29.5

30.1

25.2

25.7

      East South Central

71.0

67.4

34.4

30.6

30.4

26.9

      West South Central

65.2

66.3

30.5

29.3

26.0

24.8

             

    West

66.0

64.0

26.9

27.2

22.6

23.3

      Mountain

70.0

67.5

28.0

27.5

24.3

23.7

      Pacific

64.3

62.6

26.5

27.1

21.9

23.1

             

COUNTY TYPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Large Metro

66.2b

64.0

28.4

27.6

24.2

23.5

             

    Small Metro

70.0

68.5

31.7

30.1

26.9

25.8

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

69.8

68.8

31.0

30.0

26.5

26.0

      <250K Pop.

70.6

67.9

34.0a

30.5

27.9

25.3

             

    Nonmetro

70.2

69.2

32.1

31.3

27.9

26.9

      Urbanized

70.5

71.1

32.6

31.3

28.5

26.5

      Less Urbanized

70.4

68.6

32.5

31.3

28.3

27.0

      Completely Rural

68.3

67.4

29.5

31.2

24.7

27.4

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
aDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .05 level.
bDifference between estimate and 2000 estimate is statistically significant at the .01 level.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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