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2000 National Survey on Drug Use & Health

Appendix F2: Substance Use Prevalence Tables (Tables F.42 - F.79)

10703 (2.24B)

Table F.42 Percentages Reporting Past Month Alcohol Use, Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use, and Past Month Heavy Alcohol Use, by Detailed Age Categories: 1999 and 2000

 

TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE

 

Any Alcohol Use

"Binge" Alcohol Use

Heavy Alcohol Use

Age Category

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Total

46.4

46.6

20.2

20.6

5.7

5.6

             

12

2.5

2.4

1.1

1.0

0.2

0.1

13

6.1

6.7

2.5

3.0

0.3

0.3

14

11.9

11.1

6.4

6.0

1.1

1.0

15

19.1

20.4

11.7

12.6

2.2

2.5

16

26.9

26.4

17.3

17.9

4.4

4.9

17

32.5

32.1

21.5

22.9

6.4

7.3

18

42.3

42.1

29.9

30.9

10.0

10.3

19

52.2

50.0

36.3

34.8

13.3

13.6

20

53.9

55.6

38.4

38.5

16.0

14.2

21

65.9

65.2

44.9

45.2

17.4

16.7

22

64.6

64.1

42.1

41.7

14.4

13.8

23

63.7

62.6

39.7

39.8

13.3

14.1

24

61.0

61.2

38.4

38.3

12.4

10.4

25

60.0

59.0

35.8

35.1

9.1

9.8

26-29

59.0

59.2

31.1

33.3

8.4

8.9

30-34

56.1

57.6

27.9

28.0

6.8

6.6

35-39

55.9

56.0

24.5

25.0

6.7

6.2

40-44

54.5

53.9

22.0

21.9

6.3

5.4

45-49

51.8

50.8

20.6

18.6

6.0

4.8

50-54

49.7

50.8

16.4

18.4

4.1

4.9

55-59

47.1

45.8

13.9

15.8

2.1b

4.8

60-64

41.3

43.2

10.9

11.3

2.4

1.6

65 or Older

31.5

32.0

5.4

6.1

1.4

1.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: "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.
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 (2.50B)

Table F.43 Percentages Reporting Past Month Alcohol Use, Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use, and Past Month Heavy Alcohol Use Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE

Any Alcohol Use

"Binge" Alcohol Use

Heavy Alcohol Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

46.4

46.6

20.2

20.6

5.7

5.6

             

AGE

           

    12-17

16.5

16.4

10.1

10.4

2.4

2.6

    18-25

57.2

56.8

37.9

37.8

13.3

12.8

    26 or Older

48.7

49.0

18.6

19.1

4.9

4.8

             

GENDER

           

    Male

53.2

53.6

28.1

28.3

9.2

8.7

    Female

40.2

40.2

12.9

13.5

2.4

2.7

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

50.3

50.7

21.1

21.2

6.2

6.2

      Black Only

34.3

33.7

16.3

17.7

3.6

4.0

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

33.9

35.1

20.0

26.2

5.8

7.2

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

30.7

28.0

10.8

11.6

2.5

1.4

      More Than One Race

41.4

41.6

20.2

17.5

7.7

5.2

    Hispanic

38.6

39.8

21.7

22.7

5.4

4.4

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: "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.
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 (2.51B)

Table F.44 Percentages Reporting Past Month Alcohol Use, Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use, and Past Month Heavy Alcohol Use Among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE

Any Alcohol Use

"Binge" Alcohol Use

Heavy Alcohol Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

16.5

16.4

10.1

10.4

2.4

2.6

             

GENDER

           

    Male

16.7

16.2

11.3

11.2

3.0

3.2

    Female

16.3

16.5

8.9

9.6

1.8

2.0

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

18.2

18.4

11.5

11.9

2.9

3.1

      Black Only

9.7

8.8

4.9

4.4

0.7

0.8

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

19.4

19.0

14.8

12.8

4.6

2.9

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

11.8a

7.1

4.4

4.0

0.5

0.9

      More Than One Race

14.3

16.7

7.8

11.4

2.4

3.0

    Hispanic

16.9

16.8

10.4

11.0

2.1

2.7

             

GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN

           

    Male - White

18.3

18.2

12.8

12.9

3.6

3.7

    Female - White

18.2

18.6

10.1

10.9

2.2

2.5

    Male - Black

10.2

8.3

5.1

4.6

1.0

1.2

    Female - Black

9.2

9.4

4.6

4.2

0.4

0.4

    Male - Hispanic

17.1

16.8

12.1

11.5

2.8

3.4

    Female - Hispanic

16.8

16.8

8.6

10.4

1.4

1.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: "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.
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 (2.52B)

Table F.45 Percentages Reporting Past Month Alcohol Use, Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use, and Past Month Heavy Alcohol Use Among Persons Aged 18 to 25, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE

Any Alcohol Use

"Binge" Alcohol Use

Heavy Alcohol Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

57.2

56.8

37.9

37.8

13.3

12.8

             

GENDER

           

    Male

63.9

62.5

48.2

47.2

19.7

18.4

    Female

50.7

51.3

27.8

28.6

6.9

7.4

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

63.3

63.3

43.4

43.0

15.9

16.1

      Black Only

43.4

43.9

23.7

24.5

6.1

5.6

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

48.1

*

38.3

33.0

9.9

10.1

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

42.9

39.4

18.1

18.8

6.2

3.5

      More Than One Race

57.0

59.1

35.7

38.6

14.2

13.5

    Hispanic

46.7

44.7

31.6

31.9

9.8a

7.5

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

44.8

44.3

33.4

33.5

10.3

10.1

    High School Graduate

52.8

52.2

36.1

36.0

12.6

12.0

    Some College

64.2

64.0

40.9

41.8

16.0

15.4

    College Graduate

73.9

74.4

43.1

40.8

12.8

13.5

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

61.8

61.7

41.0

40.9

14.0

13.4

    Part-Time

57.3

55.7

37.7

36.9

13.7

13.0

    Unemployed

50.8

51.3

35.8

38.4

10.9

14.1

    Other1

46.5

45.8

30.2

30.0

11.2

10.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: "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.
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 (2.53B)

Table F.46 Percentages Reporting Past Month Alcohol Use, Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use, and Past Month Heavy Alcohol Use Among Persons Aged 26 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE

Any Alcohol Use

"Binge" Alcohol Use

Heavy Alcohol Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

48.7

49.0

18.6

19.1

4.9

4.8

             

GENDER

           

    Male

56.7

57.5

27.0

27.5

8.2

7.8

    Female

41.6

41.4

11.1

11.5

1.8

2.1

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

52.2

52.7

18.9

19.1

5.1

5.2

      Black Only

36.7

36.0

16.8

18.7

3.5

4.2

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

33.8

*

17.9

*

5.3

7.4

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

31.5

29.0

10.3

11.4

2.0

1.1

      More Than One Race

45.1

44.7

19.6

14.0

*

3.8

    Hispanic

40.9

43.3

21.3

22.6

4.9

4.0

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

31.3

31.7

17.3

18.6

5.1

5.0

    High School Graduate

45.0

44.4

20.4

20.7

5.7

5.7

    Some College

53.9

53.0

19.7

19.8

5.2

4.5

    College Graduate

61.7

62.3

16.2

16.9

3.1

3.9

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

55.8

56.6

23.9

24.4

6.3

6.1

    Part-Time

51.3

49.2

14.8

14.0

2.6

3.5

    Unemployed

54.0

48.0

29.6

25.8

13.9a

6.6

    Other1

33.9

33.9

9.0

9.8

2.2

2.5

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: "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.
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 (2.54B)

Table F.47 Percentages Reporting Past Month Alcohol Use, Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use, and Past Month Heavy Alcohol Use Among Persons Aged 18 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Demographic
Characteristic

TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE

Any Alcohol Use

"Binge" Alcohol Use

Heavy Alcohol Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

50.0

50.2

21.4

21.8

6.1

6.0

             

GENDER

           

    Male

57.8

58.3

30.2

30.5

10.0

9.4

    Female

42.8

42.7

13.4

13.9

2.5

2.8

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

53.7

54.0

22.1

22.2

6.5

6.6

      Black Only

37.9

37.4

18.0

19.7

4.0

4.5

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

35.7

37.6

20.6

28.3

6.0

7.9

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

33.4

30.6

11.6

12.5

2.7

1.4

      More Than One Race

47.7

47.6

23.1

18.9

8.9

5.7

    Hispanic

42.2

43.6

23.5

24.6

5.9

4.7

             

ADULT EDUCATION

           

    < High School

33.5

33.9

19.9

21.1

5.9

5.9

    High School Graduate

46.2

45.6

22.8

23.0

6.8

6.7

    Some College

55.9

55.1

23.7

23.9

7.3

6.6

    College Graduate

62.6

63.2

18.1

18.6

3.8

4.5

             

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

           

    Full-Time

56.5

57.3

26.1

26.6

7.3

7.1

    Part-Time

53.0

51.1

21.4

20.6

5.8

6.2

    Unemployed

52.9

49.1

31.6

30.1

13.0

9.2

    Other1

35.1

35.0

11.0

11.7

3.0

3.2

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: "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.
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 (2.102B)

Table F.48 Percentages Reporting Past Month Alcohol Use, Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use, and Past Month Heavy Alcohol Use Among Persons Aged 12 to 20, by Demographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

 

TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE

Demographic
Characteristic

Any Alcohol Use

"Binge" Alcohol Use

Heavy Alcohol Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

27.7

27.5

18.5

18.7

6.0

6.0

             

GENDER

           

    Male

29.0

28.6

21.5

21.3

8.1

7.9

    Female

26.4

26.4

15.4

15.9

3.9

4.1

             

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

           

    Not Hispanic

           

      White Only

30.8

30.7

21.5

21.4

7.3

7.5

      Black Only

18.4

18.6

10.1

10.3

2.3

2.1

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

27.4

29.3

22.4

20.3

4.4

4.4

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

*

*

*

*

      Asian Only

19.8b

13.5

6.8

7.9

1.7

1.5

      More Than One Race

27.0

25.5

16.2

17.3

6.7

5.8

    Hispanic

24.7

24.8

16.1

17.2

4.7

4.4

             

GENDER/RACE/HISPANIC ORIGIN

           

    Male - White

31.6

31.6

24.6

24.1

9.7

9.7

    Female - White

30.0

29.8

18.2

18.5

4.9

5.1

    Male - Black

20.9

19.6

12.0

11.9

3.5

3.2

    Female - Black

15.8

17.6

8.2

8.7

1.1

1.0

    Male - Hispanic

27.5

26.4

20.1

20.1

6.9

6.0

    Female - Hispanic

21.7

23.1

12.0

14.0

2.3

2.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: "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.
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 (2.95B)

Table F.49 Percentages Reporting Past Month Alcohol Use, Past Month "Binge" Alcohol Use, and Past Month Heavy Alcohol Use Among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Geographic Characteristics: 1999 and 2000

Geographic

Characteristic

TYPE OF ALCOHOL USE

Any Alcohol Use

"Binge" Alcohol Use

Heavy Alcohol Use

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

46.4

46.6

20.2

20.6

5.7

5.6

             

GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION

           

    Northeast

50.7

52.4

21.2

22.2

5.5

5.7

      New England

56.1

59.3

21.7

24.9

5.7

6.9

      Middle Atlantic

48.8

49.9

21.1

21.2

5.4

5.2

             

    Midwest

49.4

49.7

22.6

22.1

6.7

6.5

      East North Central

48.5

49.4

22.1

22.8

6.6

6.6

      West North Central

51.3

50.2

23.8a

20.6

7.0

6.4

             

    South

41.1

40.9

18.6

18.9

5.4

5.3

      South Atlantic

43.2

43.2

17.3

18.8

4.8

5.2

      East South Central

32.8

33.7

17.2

16.8

5.2

4.5

      West South Central

42.1

41.3

21.5

20.4

6.6

6.0

             

    West

48.3

47.6

19.4

20.5

5.1

5.2

      Mountain

49.2

50.3

20.7

22.1

5.5

6.3

      Pacific

47.9

46.5

18.8

19.8

5.0

4.7

             

COUNTY TYPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Large Metro

49.6

50.1

20.0

21.2

5.2

5.2

             

    Small Metro

45.4

45.5

20.5

21.2

6.2

6.6

      250K - 1 Mil. Pop.

45.7

45.4

20.4

21.1

6.3

6.1

      <250K Pop.

44.6

46.1

20.7

21.6

5.8a

8.0

             

    Nonmetro

40.2

39.8

20.2a

18.3

6.2

5.3

      Urbanized

42.8a

46.8

21.7

19.8

6.8a

5.3

      Less Urbanized

39.5

37.2

20.0a

17.7

5.9

5.0

      Completely Rural

37.3

35.6

17.4

17.5

6.2

6.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: "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.
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 (6.26B)

Table F.50 Percentages Reporting Past Month Use of Tobacco and Alcohol 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 Tobacco2

30.3

19.0

30.8

    Cigarettes

29.3

18.6

29.8

    Smokeless Tobacco

0.4

0.3

0.5

    Cigars

2.6

1.0

2.6

    Pipes

0.3

0.2

0.3

       

Alcohol

47.2

12.4

48.7

    "Binge" Alcohol Use3

19.2

3.9

19.9

      Heavy Alcohol Use3

3.9

0.7

4.1

       

*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 Use of any tobacco product indicates using at least once cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.
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 (6.36B)

Table F.51 Percentages Reporting Past Month Use of Tobacco and Alcohol 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 Tobacco3

45.4

44.0

39.4a

36.5

48.5

48.0

    Cigarettes

40.5

39.5

33.7

31.4

44.1

43.7

    Smokeless Tobacco

5.9b

4.9

5.4

4.4

6.2a

5.2

    Cigars

12.5

11.7

11.4

10.2

13.1

12.5

    Pipes

1.5

1.3

1.4

1.4

1.6

1.3

             

Alcohol

55.1

54.7

62.7

62.0

51.0

50.8

    "Binge" Alcohol Use4

37.9

37.8

42.9

41.4

35.3

35.9

      Heavy Alcohol Use4

14.1

13.6

18.0

16.4

12.0

12.1

             

*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 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 Use of any tobacco product indicates using at least once cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (i.e., chewing tobacco or snuff), cigars, or pipe tobacco.
4 "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.

10724 (6.5B)

Table F.52 Percentages Reporting the Number of Days Used Cigarettes in the Past Month Among Past Month Users and the Number of Cigarettes Smoked Per Day Among Daily Smokers, 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 Cigarettes in Past Month Among Past Month Users

               

    1-2

10.1

10.8

24.5

24.4

13.7

14.1

7.9

8.9

    3-5

6.4

6.4

14.2

15.2

8.9

8.7

5.1

5.1

    6-19

9.5

9.5

16.2

17.6

12.7

11.7

8.1

8.3

    20-29

9.4

8.8

12.2

11.0

12.7a

11.4

8.3

7.9

    30

64.6

64.6

32.9

31.8

51.9a

54.1

70.5

69.9

Number of Cigarettes Smoked Per Day Among Daily Smokers

               

    Fewer Than 6

15.4

15.5

36.8a

31.2

19.7

18.4

13.7

14.4

    6-15 (1/2 Pack)

29.6

28.7

37.6a

43.3

37.5

39.8

27.7

25.9

    16-25 (1 Pack)

35.3

36.4

19.3

20.6

32.5

33.5

36.4

37.5

    26 or More (More Than a Pack)

18.5

18.8

4.2

3.5

9.3

8.1

20.9

21.6

    Not Reported

1.2a

0.6

2.1

1.4

1.0b

0.3

1.2

0.6

*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.

10724 (6.49B)

Table F.53 Percentages of Past Month Cigarette Smokers Reporting Cigarette Brands Used Most Often During the Past Month, by Age Group: 1999 and 2000

Cigarette Brand

 

AGE GROUP (Years)

Total

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

Marlboro

40.7

41.2

54.5

54.8

56.7

56.8

35.3

36.0

Newport

9.2

9.5

21.6

23.4

15.6

16.6

6.5

6.5

Camel

6.0

6.2

9.8

10.0

11.3

12.1

4.3

4.3

Basic

5.0

4.9

1.1

1.6

2.0

1.9

6.1

6.0

Doral

4.5

4.6

1.3a

0.6

0.9

0.7

5.7

6.0

Winston

4.1

4.3

1.0

0.9

2.0

1.5

5.0

5.4

GPC

3.7

2.9

0.9

0.5

1.0a

0.7

4.6

3.7

Virginia Slims

2.7

2.9

0.5

0.4

0.7

0.4

3.4

3.8

Kool

2.8

2.8

1.4

0.9

1.3

1.3

3.3

3.4

Salem

2.4

2.8

0.3

0.5

0.5

0.5

3.0

3.6

Benson & Hedges

2.4

2.0

0.5

0.3

0.8

0.6

2.9

2.5

Merit

1.3

1.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

1.7

1.7

Misty

1.1

1.1

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

1.5

1.4

Capri

0.7

1.1

0.3

0.1

0.3

0.3

0.8a

1.4

Parliament

1.1

0.9

0.7

1.0

2.4

2.4

0.7

0.5

Carlton

0.8

0.6

*

*

0.0

0.0

1.1

0.9

All Other Brands

10.1

9.7

2.1

2.3

2.8

3.3

12.7

12.0

Unknown

1.3

1.1

3.5a

2.2

1.4b

0.7

1.2

1.0

*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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.1A)

Table F.54 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Marijuana During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

553

212

267

20.4

9.2

12.4

    1966

975

325

582

19.2

14.2

25.4

    1967

1,385

465

813

19.5

20.4

34.5

    1968

1,738

493

1,109

19.4

21.3

46.6

    1969

2,123

781

1,171

19.0

33.1

50.0

    1970

2,592

1,148

1,172

18.7

48.5

50.0

    1971

2,789

1,163

1,287

18.7

49.3

55.5

    1972

2,819

1,361

1,178

18.8

57.9

51.9

    1973

2,854

1,437

1,025

18.6

61.2

47.3

    1974

2,853

1,569

965

17.9

68.1

46.6

    1975

2,874

1,546

986

18.3

67.6

48.6

    1976

3,184

1,690

1,155

18.5

74.9

58.1

    1977

3,163

1,756

1,086

18.3

80.0

56.2

    1978

2,967

1,718

898

18.1

81.2

47.8

    1979

2,859

1,673

896

18.1

82.2

48.3

    1980

2,522

1,365

798

19.2

69.2

44.0

    1981

1,867

1,040

620

17.9

52.9

34.5

    1982

2,021

1,097

633

18.8

56.0

35.5

    1983

1,865

1,056

573

18.2

53.5

32.3

    1984

2,012

1,179

608

18.3

60.2

34.5

    1985

1,865

1,080

629

18.1

56.2

35.7

    1986

1,753

1,032

581

17.6

55.1

32.8

    1987

1,588

919

569

17.6

49.8

32.4

    1988

1,550

887

577

17.4

49.3

32.5

    1989

1,447

825

490

17.7

46.2

27.5

    1990

1,407

774

494

18.3

43.1

27.9

    1991

1,485

818

528

18.0

44.7

29.9

    1992

1,599

949

558

16.7

50.4

31.8

    1993

1,954

1,185

602

17.2

61.5

34.6

    1994

2,187

1,380

674

16.7

70.6

39.4

    1995

2,357

1,521

716

16.5

78.2

42.7

    1996

2,590

1,690

736

17.1

87.6

45.3

    1997

2,494

1,667

684

17.0

86.5

43.5

    1998

2,488

1,635

679

17.4

85.2

44.1

    19992

2,028

1,392

496

17.0

73.0

31.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.2A)

Table F.55 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Cocaine During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

*

*

*

*

*

*

    1966

*

*

*

*

*

*

    1967

69

*

57

19.2

*

2.2

    1968

137

33

94

19.1

1.4

3.5

    1969

205

*

155

19.7

*

5.7

    1970

307

*

224

21.3

*

7.8

    1971

319

100

178

20.6

3.9

6.0

    1972

451

67

348

20.3

2.6

11.4

    1973

384

134

235

19.5

5.1

7.8

    1974

605

152

379

21.2

5.7

12.6

    1975

771

155

510

21.5

5.8

16.8

    1976

813

166

508

21.1

6.3

16.4

    1977

1,033

257

597

20.8

10.0

19.2

    1978

1,115

227

695

21.5

9.0

22.4

    1979

1,105

170

701

21.8

7.0

22.5

    1980

1,234

249

706

22.0

10.5

22.7

    1981

1,143

184

759

21.8

8.0

24.4

    1982

1,225

204

771

22.2

9.0

25.1

    1983

1,467

249

872

22.5

11.1

29.0

    1984

1,194

204

766

21.7

9.2

26.1

    1985

1,123

217

641

22.3

9.9

22.5

    1986

994

243

525

22.7

11.3

18.7

    1987

1,049

203

607

22.3

9.7

22.1

    1988

827

179

491

22.1

8.8

18.0

    1989

713

175

388

22.3

8.8

14.4

    1990

687

100

376

23.1

5.0

14.2

    1991

531

92

284

23.7

4.6

10.8

    1992

541

118

290

22.9

5.7

11.2

    1993

576

134

306

22.6

6.2

11.9

    1994

550

153

275

21.9

6.9

10.8

    1995

654

192

367

20.9

8.5

14.5

    1996

701

247

350

20.5

10.8

14.1

    1997

790

301

418

19.6

13.0

16.9

    1998

882

339

444

19.9

14.5

17.9

    19992

768

275

410

19.5

11.8

16.3

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.4A)

Table F.56 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Heroin During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

*

*

*

*

*

*

    1966

*

*

*

*

*

*

    1967

54

44

*

16.6

1.9

*

    1968

53

*

*

15.9

*

*

    1969

83

*

*

19.2

*

*

    1970

107

38

69

18.3

1.5

2.4

    1971

69

13

56

19.1

0.5

1.9

    1972

87

*

53

20.2

*

1.7

    1973

77

17

44

21.4

0.7

1.4

    1974

96

*

72

20.6

*

2.3

    1975

148

*

119

23.3

*

3.8

    1976

156

42

75

20.9

1.6

2.3

    1977

144

*

112

22.6

*

3.4

    1978

67

*

44

22.4

*

1.3

    1979

151

*

100

24.3

*

2.9

    1980

58

*

*

28.2

*

*

    1981

60

*

40

23.9

*

1.1

    1982

*

*

*

*

*

*

    1983

26

*

*

24.1

*

*

    1984

50

*

29

20.6

*

0.9

    1985

75

*

21

27.2

*

0.6

    1986

71

*

54

23.3

*

1.6

    1987

47

*

18

23.5

*

0.6

    1988

59

*

29

22.1

*

0.9

    1989

59

8

18

24.4

0.4

0.6

    1990

43

5

25

23.0

0.3

0.8

    1991

56

9

25

22.6

0.4

0.8

    1992

72

13

28

24.3

0.6

0.9

    1993

79

15

36

25.1

0.7

1.2

    1994

101

31

39

22.7

1.4

1.4

    1995

101

31

55

20.4

1.3

2.0

    1996

113

29

62

21.0

1.3

2.3

    1997

166

40

61

23.5

1.7

2.3

    1998

140

46

60

21.9

1.9

2.2

    19992

104

34

53

19.8

1.4

1.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.5A)

Table F.57 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Hallucinogens During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

112

*

67

18.8

*

3.0

    1966

74

*

30

19.8

*

1.2

    1967

302

116

172

18.2

4.9

6.8

    1968

390

155

209

18.2

6.5

8.0

    1969

643

198

398

19.2

8.1

14.8

    1970

801

290

430

19.4

11.6

15.6

    1971

883

412

450

18.1

16.3

15.9

    1972

951

411

522

18.4

16.2

18.1

    1973

732

365

355

18.2

14.1

12.5

    1974

940

471

458

17.8

18.1

16.4

    1975

811

299

435

19.8

11.5

15.4

    1976

929

449

416

18.9

17.4

14.5

    1977

764

328

357

18.8

12.9

12.3

    1978

794

387

310

19.1

15.5

10.6

    1979

840

340

429

19.1

14.2

14.4

    1980

825

383

405

18.4

16.4

13.5

    1981

867

347

445

19.5

15.3

14.8

    1982

553

229

282

19.2

10.3

9.3

    1983

614

220

340

19.7

9.9

11.3

    1984

635

269

333

18.9

12.2

11.3

    1985

629

271

291

19.5

12.4

10.0

    1986

592

287

276

18.7

13.5

9.7

    1987

703

329

270

19.8

15.9

9.7

    1988

560

228

308

18.7

11.4

11.1

    1989

613

278

287

18.7

14.1

10.5

    1990

602

225

347

19.0

11.4

13.0

    1991

609

226

352

19.0

11.4

13.5

    1992

699

304

323

19.3

14.8

12.6

    1993

683

336

311

18.4

15.9

12.4

    1994

842

400

368

18.4

18.3

15.0

    1995

891

470

379

17.9

21.2

15.8

    1996

975

492

434

17.9

22.0

18.6

    1997

1,032

547

418

17.9

24.1

18.2

    1998

1,231

648

533

17.8

28.5

23.2

    19992

1,404

669

604

18.6

29.7

26.1

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.8A)

Table F.58 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Inhalants During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

83

*

*

13.9

*

*

    1966

122

66

*

15.5

2.9

*

    1967

128

41

*

17.5

1.8

*

    1968

207

90

70

16.7

3.8

2.7

    1969

290

168

82

15.2

6.9

3.0

    1970

188

99

65

17.5

4.0

2.3

    1971

228

144

58

15.4

5.7

2.0

    1972

303

134

119

17.3

5.2

3.9

    1973

355

149

174

18.6

5.7

5.7

    1974

418

191

201

18.0

7.3

6.6

    1975

449

207

204

18.1

7.9

6.6

    1976

493

222

207

17.7

8.6

6.6

    1977

649

295

290

17.9

11.6

9.1

    1978

643

322

243

18.3

13.0

7.7

    1979

601

288

230

19.1

12.1

7.2

    1980

474

225

134

19.5

9.7

4.1

    1981

462

205

216

17.3

9.1

6.6

    1982

416

204

151

18.6

9.2

4.7

    1983

470

237

178

17.9

10.7

5.5

    1984

445

254

144

17.8

11.6

4.6

    1985

426

245

115

17.7

11.4

3.8

    1986

409

264

105

16.8

12.5

3.5

    1987

550

282

212

17.7

13.7

7.3

    1988

420

241

117

17.1

12.2

4.1

    1989

438

241

133

18.4

12.4

4.7

    1990

392

211

131

17.2

10.9

4.8

    1991

478

223

184

18.1

11.4

6.8

    1992

473

273

118

16.8

13.5

4.5

    1993

541

287

184

16.4

13.7

7.1

    1994

642

353

192

16.7

16.3

7.6

    1995

717

381

191

17.8

17.4

7.7

    1996

744

430

200

16.1

19.4

8.2

    1997

975

562

243

16.7

25.1

10.1

    1998

918

594

224

15.4

26.8

9.3

    19992

1,010

636

276

16.4

29.0

11.2

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.9A)

Table F.59 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Pain Relievers During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

92

*

*

17.9

*

*

    1966

119

57

58

18.2

2.4

2.4

    1967

152

78

58

15.7

3.3

2.3

    1968

134

74

33

18.1

3.1

1.2

    1969

265

77

159

18.0

3.1

5.9

    1970

280

104

116

18.5

4.1

4.1

    1971

358

130

179

19.7

5.1

6.1

    1972

339

134

158

20.7

5.2

5.2

    1973

459

146

257

20.3

5.5

8.5

    1974

440

182

195

20.7

6.9

6.5

    1975

383

116

136

21.6

4.4

4.4

    1976

442

127

192

21.3

4.9

6.1

    1977

582

192

315

20.2

7.5

9.9

    1978

538

187

252

19.4

7.4

7.9

    1979

358

97

193

21.0

4.0

5.9

    1980

475

161

162

24.8

6.8

4.9

    1981

486

159

157

23.5

6.9

4.7

    1982

381

78

185

23.8

3.5

5.6

    1983

459

77

255

22.9

3.4

7.8

    1984

327

108

147

20.0

4.8

4.5

    1985

385

78

166

23.2

3.5

5.3

    1986

381

107

155

22.3

5.0

5.0

    1987

496

116

170

24.6

5.5

5.6

    1988

438

148

178

21.8

7.3

5.9

    1989

571

97

276

23.1

4.9

9.4

    1990

576

96

242

25.6

4.8

8.5

    1991

517

149

185

22.0

7.5

6.6

    1992

574

165

205

22.7

8.0

7.5

    1993

714

206

259

22.6

9.7

9.6

    1994

736

259

260

21.3

11.8

9.9

    1995

942

318

351

21.8

14.3

13.6

    1996

1,134

387

416

22.9

17.3

16.6

    1997

1,380

577

492

21.4

25.6

20.1

    1998

1,468

674

468

20.3

30.2

19.2

    19992

1,469

722

492

19.5

32.7

20.1

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.10A)

Table F.60 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Tranquilizers During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

78

*

*

16.2

*

*

    1966

111

51

55

18.3

2.2

2.3

    1967

78

*

38

19.8

*

1.5

    1968

167

*

88

20.0

*

3.3

    1969

235

36

129

22.9

1.5

4.7

    1970

210

84

104

18.7

3.3

3.7

    1971

288

141

97

20.0

5.5

3.3

    1972

303

57

180

22.8

2.2

5.9

    1973

429

153

196

20.0

5.8

6.4

    1974

457

165

249

19.5

6.2

8.2

    1975

346

127

162

20.1

4.8

5.2

    1976

434

165

192

20.5

6.3

6.1

    1977

504

141

278

21.7

5.5

8.7

    1978

347

129

174

20.7

5.1

5.4

    1979

471

142

195

23.2

5.8

5.9

    1980

367

120

191

20.2

5.1

5.8

    1981

355

88

176

22.1

3.8

5.3

    1982

328

74

179

22.8

3.3

5.3

    1983

396

110

198

23.2

4.9

6.0

    1984

328

81

145

22.7

3.6

4.5

    1985

283

58

103

26.1

2.6

3.2

    1986

272

79

122

22.7

3.7

3.9

    1987

288

56

76

25.7

2.6

2.5

    1988

321

62

128

25.3

3.0

4.2

    1989

370

77

144

25.7

3.8

4.8

    1990

333

50

164

26.0

2.5

5.6

    1991

357

67

153

25.1

3.3

5.3

    1992

418

86

160

26.6

4.1

5.7

    1993

387

86

161

25.8

4.0

5.8

    1994

560

134

223

23.9

6.0

8.3

    1995

558

163

223

23.1

7.2

8.4

    1996

587

178

236

24.1

7.7

9.1

    1997

766

258

278

23.6

11.1

10.8

    1998

814

266

269

24.1

11.5

10.4

    19992

642

259

277

20.8

11.1

10.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.11A)

Table F.61 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Stimulants During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

249

*

167

20.8

*

7.6

    1966

179

76

78

20.6

3.3

3.3

    1967

172

88

79

17.4

3.8

3.2

    1968

397

149

224

18.4

6.2

8.6

    1969

393

118

257

19.2

4.8

9.6

    1970

547

205

314

18.1

8.2

11.3

    1971

357

151

202

17.3

6.0

7.0

    1972

488

169

282

19.4

6.6

9.5

    1973

479

164

298

18.5

6.3

10.1

    1974

735

273

408

19.6

10.4

14.0

    1975

496

194

269

19.0

7.4

9.1

    1976

496

153

284

19.5

5.9

9.4

    1977

485

167

266

19.2

6.5

8.6

    1978

533

217

284

18.9

8.6

9.1

    1979

475

225

242

18.0

9.3

7.6

    1980

569

261

291

17.6

11.1

9.1

    1981

559

216

291

19.0

9.4

9.0

    1982

433

150

239

18.9

6.7

7.4

    1983

335

130

177

19.1

5.8

5.5

    1984

358

128

180

20.1

5.7

5.7

    1985

299

129

143

19.0

5.9

4.6

    1986

324

111

132

21.8

5.1

4.3

    1987

282

107

154

19.7

5.1

5.2

    1988

258

59

170

20.4

2.9

5.7

    1989

260

90

113

20.3

4.5

3.9

    1990

250

66

119

21.7

3.3

4.2

    1991

194

89

87

18.1

4.4

3.1

    1992

280

91

142

20.1

4.4

5.1

    1993

335

142

138

19.1

6.6

5.0

    1994

394

187

133

19.0

8.4

4.9

    1995

520

236

191

19.2

10.5

7.2

    1996

548

266

215

18.9

11.7

8.3

    1997

700

325

229

21.7

14.1

9.0

    1998

692

375

231

18.2

16.2

9.0

    19992

646

322

213

19.6

14.0

8.1

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.13A)

Table F.62 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Sedatives During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

95

*

56

20.7

*

2.5

    1966

49

26

*

18.3

1.1

*

    1967

97

60

*

19.4

2.5

*

    1968

217

144

69

16.2

6.0

2.6

    1969

167

53

90

20.6

2.1

3.3

    1970

303

161

137

17.7

6.4

4.8

    1971

279

127

148

17.9

5.0

5.0

    1972

366

130

229

18.9

5.0

7.5

    1973

495

144

326

19.5

5.5

10.8

    1974

446

250

164

19.0

9.5

5.5

    1975

335

112

216

19.4

4.2

7.1

    1976

321

150

138

18.8

5.7

4.4

    1977

447

165

252

19.4

6.4

8.0

    1978

436

169

235

19.0

6.7

7.4

    1979

354

105

183

21.3

4.3

5.6

    1980

300

101

180

18.7

4.2

5.5

    1981

236

77

135

19.3

3.3

4.1

    1982

286

72

181

20.4

3.2

5.4

    1983

154

54

84

19.2

2.4

2.5

    1984

128

35

60

23.0

1.6

1.8

    1985

68

30

32

18.9

1.3

1.0

    1986

100

20

59

21.7

0.9

1.9

    1987

132

31

58

23.4

1.5

1.9

    1988

90

27

35

21.8

1.3

1.1

    1989

73

22

22

23.0

1.1

0.7

    1990

113

19

20

32.6

1.0

0.7

    1991

42

17

14

22.7

0.8

0.5

    1992

78

26

37

20.6

1.2

1.3

    1993

81

28

27

21.2

1.3

0.9

    1994

113

47

45

19.4

2.1

1.6

    1995

91

45

34

18.8

2.0

1.2

    1996

188

53

55

26.0

2.3

2.0

    1997

122

66

38

19.4

2.8

1.4

    1998

163

62

56

21.3

2.6

2.1

    19992

143

59

50

27.3

2.5

1.8

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.14A)

Table F.63 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Alcohol During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

3,207

1,436

1,481

17.5

73.1

201.2

    1966

3,416

1,522

1,583

18.0

78.2

205.7

    1967

3,779

1,841

1,725

17.5

95.2

218.4

    1968

3,774

1,829

1,606

17.4

93.3

206.0

    1969

3,845

1,829

1,755

17.4

91.2

227.1

    1970

4,086

2,082

1,698

17.5

102.4

221.3

    1971

4,075

2,092

1,693

17.2

103.0

219.8

    1972

4,541

2,472

1,702

17.0

122.1

227.6

    1973

4,253

2,466

1,464

16.5

122.3

200.5

    1974

4,573

2,560

1,721

16.7

129.5

239.6

    1975

4,229

2,522

1,397

16.9

129.2

196.9

    1976

4,012

2,439

1,165

16.7

125.6

165.3

    1977

4,081

2,287

1,440

17.1

120.9

206.6

    1978

3,982

2,459

1,239

16.9

132.5

184.0

    1979

4,161

2,456

1,391

16.5

138.6

203.4

    1980

3,881

2,193

1,217

17.7

127.7

181.4

    1981

3,701

2,211

1,186

16.8

131.6

175.6

    1982

3,538

2,055

1,142

16.6

124.2

166.8

    1983

3,496

2,085

1,131

17.0

126.3

167.1

    1984

3,562

2,109

1,186

16.9

130.2

180.0

    1985

3,471

2,134

1,114

16.4

134.8

172.7

    1986

3,495

2,077

1,091

16.9

134.8

172.4

    1987

3,196

1,781

1,079

17.0

118.4

175.1

    1988

3,428

2,022

1,122

16.8

138.7

182.7

    1989

3,009

1,730

942

16.9

120.2

151.7

    1990

3,144

1,752

1,006

17.1

120.6

164.4

    1991

3,131

1,765

1,066

16.4

118.9

179.3

    1992

3,191

1,797

1,059

16.9

117.0

181.7

    1993

3,434

1,973

1,098

16.7

123.7

195.0

    1994

3,475

2,122

1,044

16.3

130.1

191.1

    1995

3,616

2,269

983

16.4

139.4

181.0

    1996

3,957

2,498

1,079

16.3

155.1

202.8

    1997

4,491

3,015

1,131

16.2

192.3

221.2

    19982

5,056

3,383

1,202

16.3

219.8

235.8

    19992

--

3,080

1,236

--

216.3

256.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.15A)

Table F.64 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Any Cigarettes During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

2,807

1,859

548

15.5

113.4

74.5

    1966

2,741

1,725

658

15.4

105.0

82.5

    1967

3,169

1,929

824

15.8

116.5

97.6

    1968

2,855

1,770

634

14.9

105.0

72.6

    1969

3,142

1,795

789

15.2

102.2

86.9

    1970

3,342

2,156

792

15.2

120.5

84.3

    1971

3,245

2,082

664

15.0

116.7

66.0

    1972

3,475

2,058

914

15.8

116.1

88.4

    1973

3,418

2,247

700

15.0

126.0

68.2

    1974

3,529

2,325

775

15.3

132.1

75.0

    1975

3,484

2,282

718

15.1

131.8

67.8

    1976

3,518

2,322

766

15.6

135.3

71.1

    1977

3,050

2,000

578

15.5

119.1

53.9

    1978

3,229

2,186

668

15.7

132.5

62.5

    1979

2,911

1,828

703

15.9

115.1

65.8

    1980

2,716

1,709

680

15.6

109.2

63.1

    1981

2,738

1,684

609

16.2

108.2

56.2

    1982

2,519

1,599

545

15.9

102.0

49.8

    1983

2,553

1,628

614

15.7

102.4

56.3

    1984

2,638

1,757

583

15.5

111.6

53.4

    1985

2,554

1,781

500

15.6

116.1

45.6

    1986

2,572

1,646

581

16.1

110.2

52.7

    1987

2,536

1,632

604

15.7

111.5

55.2

    1988

2,427

1,498

569

16.0

105.4

51.6

    1989

2,429

1,508

586

15.3

107.1

53.4

    1990

2,401

1,510

543

15.3

106.4

50.8

    1991

2,358

1,397

553

15.6

96.2

52.3

    1992

2,607

1,639

561

15.3

109.0

53.7

    1993

2,735

1,764

584

15.1

114.1

56.6

    1994

3,143

2,045

655

15.4

130.7

64.8

    1995

3,239

2,131

654

15.4

137.6

66.5

    1996

3,449

2,282

711

15.4

150.5

74.7

    1997

3,265

2,253

656

15.7

151.3

71.4

    19982

2,916

2,121

524

15.4

141.4

55.9

    19992

--

1,785

535

--

120.0

57.2

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.16A)

Table F.65 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who Began Daily Cigarette Use During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

1,517

656

768

17.8

30.4

58.1

    1966

1,806

780

873

18.2

36.0

60.1

    1967

1,773

878

748

18.2

40.4

47.9

    1968

1,937

815

961

18.4

36.7

59.0

    1969

1,925

843

956

18.1

36.9

56.5

    1970

2,059

1,020

941

17.6

43.7

53.3

    1971

1,932

862

926

18.3

36.5

50.0

    1972

2,038

1,031

855

17.7

43.3

44.2

    1973

2,279

1,128

1,030

18.0

46.7

52.9

    1974

2,119

1,040

904

17.8

43.0

46.0

    1975

2,155

1,095

942

17.6

45.5

46.9

    1976

1,854

959

754

18.0

40.1

36.6

    1977

2,060

959

964

18.3

40.6

46.1

    1978

1,892

927

864

17.9

40.0

40.9

    1979

1,935

868

916

18.4

38.8

42.5

    1980

1,737

863

690

18.2

39.6

31.5

    1981

1,722

725

831

18.8

34.1

37.1

    1982

1,488

626

749

18.7

29.7

33.0

    1983

1,465

621

685

18.6

29.5

30.2

    1984

1,458

755

601

18.1

36.3

26.7

    1985

1,473

769

581

18.2

37.5

26.0

    1986

1,490

746

618

18.6

37.3

27.7

    1987

1,484

694

650

19.3

35.6

29.5

    1988

1,346

696

528

18.3

37.0

23.9

    1989

1,387

661

589

18.2

35.8

27.0

    1990

1,411

656

611

18.5

35.5

28.8

    1991

1,439

658

571

19.2

35.1

27.5

    1992

1,412

694

534

18.4

35.9

26.3

    1993

1,548

825

554

18.2

41.3

27.8

    1994

1,613

892

573

17.6

43.4

29.4

    1995

1,835

1,035

628

18.1

50.0

33.0

    1996

1,866

1,041

639

18.2

50.1

34.5

    1997

1,946

1,163

627

18.2

55.3

34.6

    1998

1,746

981

588

18.4

46.4

32.7

    19992

1,364

783

485

17.7

37.0

26.6

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.17A)

Table F.66 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Smokeless Tobacco During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

443

176

114

16.5

7.8

5.7

    1966

438

220

120

17.9

9.8

5.5

    1967

477

205

153

17.4

9.1

6.6

    1968

411

147

170

17.4

6.3

7.0

    1969

555

300

148

16.5

12.6

5.9

    1970

637

301

166

16.9

12.4

6.3

    1971

773

246

289

18.4

10.0

10.6

    1972

779

394

218

16.8

15.8

7.7

    1973

724

360

233

17.0

14.2

8.3

    1974

845

389

248

17.5

15.4

8.8

    1975

910

484

230

17.7

19.3

8.0

    1976

1,182

583

410

17.5

23.6

14.0

    1977

1,101

547

373

16.7

22.7

12.7

    1978

1,049

572

259

16.1

24.4

8.8

    1979

1,274

589

370

18.3

26.3

12.5

    1980

1,348

644

424

17.5

29.7

14.3

    1981

1,342

694

388

16.8

33.2

13.1

    1982

1,282

738

308

16.7

36.5

10.5

    1983

1,151

585

293

17.2

29.3

10.3

    1984

1,155

636

256

17.7

32.3

9.3

    1985

1,162

651

282

17.7

33.7

10.6

    1986

1,112

560

348

17.8

29.6

13.5

    1987

960

571

178

17.2

30.8

7.2

    1988

836

423

253

17.5

23.3

10.4

    1989

969

491

222

18.8

27.3

9.4

    1990

878

491

207

17.7

27.3

9.0

    1991

955

571

185

18.2

31.2

8.3

    1992

1,000

534

239

19.1

28.2

10.9

    1993

1,088

627

288

17.3

31.8

13.3

    1994

992

622

247

16.4

30.5

11.7

    1995

1,097

705

264

17.0

34.0

12.6

    1996

1,138

704

271

17.3

33.6

13.1

    1997

996

605

247

18.1

28.4

12.0

    1998

972

593

274

17.7

27.6

13.2

    19992

982

551

276

18.5

25.4

12.9

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (4.18A)

Table F.67 Estimated Numbers (in Thousands) of Persons Who First Used Cigars During the Years 1965 to 1999, Their Mean Age at First Use, and Annual Age-Specific Rates of First Use (per 1,000 Person-Years of Exposure): Based on 1999 and 2000 NHSDAs

 

NUMBER OF INITIATES (1,000s)

MEAN AGE

AGE-SPECIFIC RATES1

YEAR

All Ages

12-17

18-25

12-17

18-25

    1965

1,085

456

497

18.4

20.5

28.6

    1966

1,330

492

639

19.7

22.3

33.9

    1967

1,290

340

691

20.9

15.3

34.6

    1968

1,288

408

698

19.4

17.9

33.6

    1969

1,163

417

638

19.5

17.8

29.6

    1970

1,411

495

750

19.4

20.7

33.3

    1971

1,286

479

657

19.3

19.7

28.0

    1972

1,466

504

726

19.7

20.4

30.0

    1973

1,398

387

798

19.9

15.3

33.0

    1974

1,597

693

720

19.1

27.4

29.6

    1975

1,271

490

640

19.6

19.5

25.9

    1976

1,366

426

733

20.4

17.0

28.7

    1977

1,418

472

791

19.9

19.2

30.4

    1978

1,498

442

797

20.6

18.3

30.4

    1979

1,398

371

710

21.8

15.8

26.6

    1980

1,447

430

772

20.6

18.8

28.4

    1981

1,200

375

632

20.3

16.8

23.0

    1982

1,140

312

633

20.9

14.2

22.8

    1983

1,136

255

640

21.1

11.7

23.2

    1984

1,248

319

718

21.1

14.7

26.3

    1985

1,197

327

616

21.2

15.3

23.0

    1986

1,220

294

747

20.5

14.0

28.3

    1987

1,320

382

638

21.5

18.7

24.8

    1988

1,288

348

650

21.3

17.7

25.5

    1989

1,492

278

765

23.8

14.4

30.5

    1990

1,507

363

786

22.0

18.9

32.3

    1991

1,421

373

708

21.4

19.3

29.7

    1992

1,627

499

735

21.4

25.1

31.7

    1993

2,112

609

904

22.6

29.8

40.2

    1994

2,450

797

991

21.8

38.1

45.9

    1995

2,824

977

1,176

21.1

46.6

56.9

    1996

3,732

1,389

1,382

21.4

66.7

70.9

    1997

4,231

1,704

1,451

21.4

83.4

79.6

    1998

4,641

1,869

1,434

22.4

94.2

83.5

    19992

3,623

1,454

1,027

23.2

74.0

60.7

*Low precision; no estimate reported.
-- Not available.
1 The numerator of each rate is the number of persons in the age group who first used the drug in the year, while the denominator is the person time exposure measured in thousands of years.
2 Estimated using 2000 data only.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.1B)

Table F.68 Percentages Reporting About Risk and Availability of Drugs, by Age Group: 1999 and 2000

Risk/Availability1

Total

AGE GROUP (Years)

12-17

18-25

26 or Older

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK

               

    Cigarettes

               

      Smoke one or more packs per day

66.7b

69.3

60.7b

64.1

61.7b

64.7

68.3b

70.8

    Marijuana

               

      Smoke once a month

44.4

44.3

37.2

37.7

28.7

29.8

48.1

47.8

      Smoke once or twice a week

56.1

56.4

56.5

56.0

40.9

41.9

58.6

58.9

    Cocaine

               

      Use once a month

76.0

76.0

55.3

55.4

68.5

69.0

80.1

80.1

      Use once or twice a week

90.6

90.8

82.4

82.1

88.1

88.1

92.2

92.4

    Heroin

               

      Try once or twice

84.0

84.4

62.0

62.3

78.7

79.5

87.9

88.3

      Use once or twice a week

94.2

94.1

84.4

84.1

93.1

93.0

95.7

95.6

    LSD

               

      Try once or twice

76.6

76.8

56.3

57.2

64.0a

65.2

81.4

81.5

      Use once or twice a week

89.4

89.4

78.6

77.7

84.2

84.3

91.8

91.9

    Alcohol

               

      Four or five drinks nearly every day

69.6a

70.6

63.6

63.7

63.0

63.8

71.5

72.7

      Five or more drinks once or twice a week

45.1b

47.1

42.0a

43.2

37.0

37.5

46.9b

49.3

AVAILABILITY

               

    Fairly or very easy to obtain

               

      Marijuana

56.9b

54.8

56.5b

54.1

76.5a

75.3

53.5b

51.2

      Cocaine

32.3b

30.4

27.5b

25.2

41.8b

39.0

31.3a

29.6

      Crack

30.9b

29.0

28.4b

26.8

36.3b

33.9

30.2b

28.4

      Heroin

20.9b

19.4

18.1b

17.0

24.6b

22.6

20.7b

19.2

      LSD

23.4a

22.3

24.9b

23.0

35.6b

33.5

21.1

20.2

    Approached by someone selling drugs past month

8.0a

7.4

15.6

15.9

18.3

17.4

5.2a

4.5

*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.
1Respondents with missing data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.28B)

Table F.69 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Think Their Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Their Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes per Day, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youth Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes per Day: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Parents' Feelings About Youth Smoking Cigarettes1

(II) Drug Use

Parents' Feelings About Youth Smoking Cigarettes1

Strongly Disapprove

Strongly Disapprove

Somewhat Disapprove/Neither

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

87.4

87.8

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

7.5

7.4

24.9

26.1

AGE

   

    Marijuana

5.2

5.2

20.7

21.9

    12-13

92.9

93.2

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

89.1

89.1

    Than Marijuana2

3.5

3.5

11.2

12.2

    16-17

80.4

81.0

    Cigarettes

10.6b

8.9

43.5

45.9

     

    Alcohol

14.1

13.6

33.3

36.0

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

7.9

8.0

25.4a

28.2

    Male

86.6

87.3

         

    Female

88.3

88.4

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

16.3a

15.3

43.0

42.8

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

11.1

10.5

35.3

34.7

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

87.7

87.6

    Than Marijuana2

9.4

8.9

26.4

27.9

      Black Only

84.8a

87.6

    Cigarettes

19.1b

16.2

52.6

54.3

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

77.8

79.8

    Alcohol

31.1a

29.7

55.4

57.5

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

89.5

92.0

    Any Illicit Drug2

23.7

22.8

53.8

56.4

      More Than One Race

87.9

89.0

    Marijuana

15.1

14.5

43.6

45.7

    Hispanic

88.2

88.3

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

15.4

15.0

37.8

39.9

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

33.0b

30.2

65.4

66.8

    Large Metro

88.2

89.1

    Alcohol

39.7a

38.1

65.6

68.1

    Small Metro

86.8

87.2

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

86.4

85.8

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.29B)

Table F.70 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Think Their Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Their Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youth Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Parents' Feelings About Youth Trying Marijuana/Hashish1

(II) Drug Use

Parents' Feelings About Youth Trying Marijuana/Hashish1

Strongly Disapprove

Strongly Disapprove

Somewhat Disapprove/Neither

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

90.7b

89.5

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

7.5

7.1

30.1

31.2

AGE

   

    Marijuana

5.3

4.9

25.5

26.9

    12-13

94.3

94.3

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

91.9b

89.6

    Than Marijuana2

3.6

3.5

12.3

13.7

    16-17

86.2a

84.7

    Cigarettes

12.7b

10.9

34.6

34.3

     

    Alcohol

14.6

13.8

35.7

37.5

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

8.5

8.4

26.0

28.2

    Male

89.8a

88.8

         

    Female

91.7b

90.4

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

16.5b

15.0

49.3

49.6

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

11.3b

10.0

41.7

42.5

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

91.4b

89.1

    Than Marijuana2

9.7

9.1

29.1

29.2

      Black Only

87.6a

89.9

    Cigarettes

21.0b

18.1

46.0

44.1

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

79.3

76.0

    Alcohol

31.8b

29.8

57.5a

61.1

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

92.9

94.3

    Any Illicit Drug2

24.2a

22.9

59.8

60.7

      More Than One Race

91.2

87.6

    Marijuana

15.6b

14.4

49.1

52.1

    Hispanic

90.9

90.6

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

15.9

15.5

40.5

39.7

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

34.5b

31.4

61.5

61.9

    Large Metro

90.6a

89.5

    Alcohol

40.5b

38.3

66.5b

71.0

    Small Metro

90.6a

89.2

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

91.4

90.0

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.30B)

Table F.71 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Think Their Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Their Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Parents' Feelings About Youth Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Parents' Feelings About Youth Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1

(II) Drug Use

Parents' Feelings About Youth Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1

Strongly Disapprove

Strongly Disapprove

Somewhat Disapprove/Neither

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

89.5b

87.9

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

8.1

7.5

23.0

25.0

AGE

   

    Marijuana

5.8

5.5

18.4

19.5

    12-13

92.6

92.4

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

90.2b

88.3

    Than Marijuana2

3.7

3.5

10.7

12.4

    16-17

85.7b

83.0

    Cigarettes

12.9b

10.9

30.7

31.1

     

    Alcohol

14.0a

13.0

38.2

40.0

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

7.9

7.8

28.4

29.8

    Male

87.9b

86.2

         

    Female

91.1b

89.7

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

17.3b

15.6

39.2

40.1

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

12.1b

10.9

31.1

31.3

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

90.4b

88.1

    Than Marijuana2

10.0a

9.1

24.0

26.2

      Black Only

87.5

87.7

    Cigarettes

21.1b

17.9

42.1

41.8

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

84.7

84.9

    Alcohol

31.1b

29.1

59.7

61.3

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

90.7

92.2

    Any Illicit Drug2

24.9b

23.4

49.2

52.4

      More Than One Race

88.9

88.3

    Marijuana

16.5b

15.4

37.1

39.5

    Hispanic

86.9

86.3

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

16.2a

15.2

34.4b

38.6

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

34.6b

31.3

58.0

58.7

    Large Metro

89.6

88.9

    Alcohol

39.8b

37.6

68.9

71.3

    Small Metro

89.8b

87.5

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

88.6b

86.2

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.

Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.31B)

Table F.72 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Gotten into a Serious Fight at School or Work One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times Gotten into Serious Fight at School or Work: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Gotten into Serious Fight at School/Work1

(II) Drug Use

Gotten into Serious Fight at School/Work1

One or More Times

One or More Times

None

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

21.9b

17.9

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

17.9

17.0

7.4a

8.1

AGE

   

    Marijuana

13.7

12.3

5.3b

6.1

    12-13

21.8

21.5

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

23.3b

18.5

    Than Marijuana2

8.6

9.0

3.3

3.6

    16-17

20.6b

13.5

    Cigarettes

25.6b

21.7

11.7

11.6

     

    Alcohol

26.0b

23.3

13.9a

14.8

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

17.9

17.3

7.9b

9.0

    Male

26.3b

23.2

         

    Female

17.4b

12.3

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

33.4a

30.7

15.8

16.0

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

24.6b

21.8

11.1

11.6

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

20.8b

15.8

    Than Marijuana2

20.7

20.4

9.0

9.3

      Black Only

26.6

26.4

    Cigarettes

36.7b

31.2

19.5

18.6

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

21.3

22.9

    Alcohol

47.6b

42.2

30.4

31.1

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

13.2

11.5

    Any Illicit Drug2

44.4

42.4

22.8

23.5

      More Than One Race

26.8b

15.4

    Marijuana

31.1a

28.5

15.1a

16.1

    Hispanic

24.8b

20.8

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

31.1

31.4

14.6

15.2

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

52.2b

45.5

32.6

32.2

    Large Metro

22.3b

18.4

    Alcohol

58.2b

54.0

38.6

39.0

    Small Metro

21.7b

17.5

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

21.2b

17.1

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.32B)

Table F.73 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Taken Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times They Got in a Group-Against-Group Fight: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Taken Part in Group-Against-Group Fight1

(II) Drug Use

Taken Part in Group-Against-Group Fight1

One or More Times

One or More Times

None

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

17.1b

15.0

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

20.4

19.7

7.4

7.9

AGE

   

    Marijuana

15.8

14.9

5.4

5.8

    12-13

17.4

16.3

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

17.2b

15.1

    Than Marijuana2

9.6

10.6

3.4

3.5

    16-17

16.6b

13.7

    Cigarettes

27.7a

24.5

12.1

11.4

     

    Alcohol

30.0a

27.5

13.7

14.4

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

21.5

21.2

7.7a

8.5

    Male

19.3b

17.0

         

    Female

14.8b

13.0

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

36.3

34.3

16.1

15.9

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

27.0a

24.5

11.4

11.5

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

16.4b

13.9

    Than Marijuana2

23.3

23.5

9.1

9.1

      Black Only

18.2

17.4

    Cigarettes

38.9b

35.1

20.0b

18.3

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

22.5

22.3

    Alcohol

51.0b

47.2

30.6

30.5

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

13.2

12.3

    Any Illicit Drug2

47.0

46.0

23.4

23.5

      More Than One Race

20.1

15.4

    Marijuana

32.9

31.1

15.6

16.1

    Hispanic

19.9

18.4

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

34.1

35.3

14.9

15.0

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

54.7b

49.3

33.2a

32.0

    Large Metro

16.8a

15.4

    Alcohol

60.9

58.6

39.1

38.7

    Small Metro

17.7b

14.6

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

16.9a

14.9

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.33B)

Table F.74 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Carried a Handgun One or More Times in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Number of Times They Carried a Handgun: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Carried a Handgun1

(II) Drug Use

Carried a Handgun1

One or More Times

One or More Times

None

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

3.6b

2.9

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

28.8

32.1

8.9

9.0

AGE

   

    Marijuana

24.5

26.7

6.5

6.6

    12-13

2.7b

1.8

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

3.7

3.1

    Than Marijuana2

12.7a

18.0

4.1

4.2

    16-17

4.4

3.8

    Cigarettes

35.7

34.6

14.0b

12.8

     

    Alcohol

37.6

39.8

15.7

15.7

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

30.3

33.4

9.3

9.8

    Male

6.1b

4.8

         

    Female

1.0

0.9

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

46.8

47.1

18.6

17.8

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

38.3

38.4

13.1

12.7

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

3.4b

2.7

    Than Marijuana2

28.0

31.8

10.9

10.6

      Black Only

4.3

3.7

    Cigarettes

48.9

44.6

22.3b

20.1

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

3.0

3.5

    Alcohol

57.5

55.8

33.2

32.4

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

1.9

1.3

    Any Illicit Drug2

55.8

55.6

26.4

26.0

      More Than One Race

5.0

2.3

    Marijuana

44.7

45.5

17.6

17.5

    Hispanic

4.1

3.7

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

39.3

43.1

17.4

17.3

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

64.2a

58.0

35.9b

33.9

    Large Metro

3.2

2.7

    Alcohol

68.0

66.7

41.9

41.0

    Small Metro

3.9b

2.8

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

4.4a

3.5

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.37B)

Table F.75 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone Their Own Age Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes per Day, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking Cigarettes: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking Cigarettes1

(II) Drug Use

Youths' Feelings About Peers Smoking Cigarettes1

Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove

Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove

Neither Approve Nor Disapprove

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

81.6b

84.9

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

6.6

7.2

23.3

23.4

AGE

   

    Marijuana

4.5a

5.0

19.2

19.3

    12-13

88.8b

91.5

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

80.8b

83.4

    Than Marijuana2

3.2

3.4

10.2

10.9

    16-17

75.5b

79.9

    Cigarettes

8.8

9.0

40.9a

38.0

     

    Alcohol

12.7

13.3

33.2

33.2

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

7.1a

7.8

23.3

25.2

    Male

79.8b

83.1

         

    Female

83.5b

86.8

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

14.8

15.0

40.7

38.8

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

9.8

10.2

33.1

31.3

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

81.8b

84.6

    Than Marijuana2

8.7

8.8

24.0

24.7

      Black Only

81.0b

85.6

    Cigarettes

16.8a

15.8

52.0a

48.9

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

78.8

75.1

    Alcohol

28.9

29.2

57.2

54.9

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

86.6

89.8

    Any Illicit Drug2

21.9

22.5

51.8

51.4

      More Than One Race

78.4b

88.3

    Marijuana

13.8

14.4

40.3

40.2

    Hispanic

80.4b

84.6

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

14.4

14.9

34.8

36.0

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

30.3

29.6

66.8b

62.7

    Large Metro

82.6b

85.6

    Alcohol

37.3

37.5

67.7

65.6

    Small Metro

81.0b

84.8

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

80.1b

83.5

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.38B)

Table F.76 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone Their Own Age Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana or Hashish: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana/Hashish1

(II) Drug Use

Youths' Feelings About Peers Trying Marijuana/Hashish1

Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove

Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove

Neither Approve Nor Disapprove

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

79.7

79.9

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

4.4

4.6

30.1

29.7

AGE

   

    Marijuana

2.3

2.5

26.0

25.5

    12-13

90.6

90.9

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

79.0

79.0

    Than Marijuana2

2.6

2.6

11.7

12.2

    16-17

69.7

69.6

    Cigarettes

8.7b

7.7

38.3

36.0

     

    Alcohol

10.8

10.7

38.8

38.8

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

5.8

5.8

26.5

28.6

    Male

77.8

78.1

         

    Female

81.6

81.9

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

11.3

10.9

51.8a

49.1

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

6.4

6.2

43.9

41.8

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

79.7

79.4

    Than Marijuana2

7.1

6.9

28.8

28.0

      Black Only

79.2a

81.8

    Cigarettes

15.9b

13.9

51.9b

48.2

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

76.6

66.9

    Alcohol

26.2

25.4

65.1

63.3

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

85.5

85.3

    Any Illicit Drug2

18.4

18.2

62.8

61.1

      More Than One Race

75.1

78.7

    Marijuana

10.0

10.0

52.4

51.2

    Hispanic

79.2

79.9

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

12.6

12.6

39.7

39.5

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

28.8b

27.0

69.1b

64.8

    Large Metro

79.3

79.3

    Alcohol

34.7

33.8

74.6

73.0

    Small Metro

79.1

79.8

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

81.5

81.6

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10703 (3.39B)

Table F.77 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) They Strongly or Somewhat Disapprove of Someone Their Own Age Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverage: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1

(II) Drug Use

Youths' Feelings About Peers Drinking Alcoholic Beverages1

Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove

Strongly/Somewhat Disapprove

Neither Approve Nor Disapprove

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

81.8b

83.5

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

6.2

6.5

25.3

25.4

AGE

   

    Marijuana

4.1

4.5

21.0

20.7

    12-13

89.3b

91.5

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

80.1

81.1

    Than Marijuana2

3.0

3.2

11.0

11.7

    16-17

76.2a

78.0

    Cigarettes

10.0

9.4

36.2a

33.2

     

    Alcohol

11.7

11.9

38.2

38.4

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

6.2

6.8

27.1

28.8

    Male

78.8b

80.6

         

    Female

84.9b

86.6

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

14.3

14.1

43.3

41.4

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

9.3

9.4

35.4

33.4

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

82.1a

83.4

    Than Marijuana2

8.5

8.3

25.1

25.7

      Black Only

81.5a

84.1

    Cigarettes

17.8b

16.1

47.9a

44.6

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

75.3

78.2

    Alcohol

27.9

27.4

62.0

61.4

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

86.9

90.2

    Any Illicit Drug2

21.5

21.6

54.4

53.3

      More Than One Race

77.1

80.1

    Marijuana

13.3

13.7

42.4

41.6

    Hispanic

79.9a

82.4

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

14.1

14.2

36.2

37.3

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

30.9a

29.4

64.5b

60.7

    Large Metro

82.2b

84.2

    Alcohol

36.5

35.9

71.6

71.1

    Small Metro

81.7

83.2

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

80.9

82.4

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10717 (3.46B)

Table F.78 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Talked with at Least One of Their Parents in the Past Year About the Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Whether They Talked with Their Parents About the Dangers of Drug Use: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Talk with Parent About Dangers of Drug Use1

(II) Drug Use

Talk with Parent About Dangers of Drug Use1

Yes

Yes

No

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

57.4

57.6

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

9.1

8.7

10.5

11.0

AGE

   

    Marijuana

6.8

6.7

7.6

7.9

    12-13

59.5

60.2

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

56.9

56.8

    Than Marijuana2

4.1

4.0

4.9

5.3

    16-17

55.8

55.8

    Cigarettes

14.5b

12.6

15.2

14.5

     

    Alcohol

16.0

15.4

17.2

17.7

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

9.8

9.7

10.4a

11.5

    Male

55.0

54.7

         

    Female

59.9

60.6

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

18.8a

17.4

20.8

20.3

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

13.9a

12.9

14.3

14.2

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

59.9

59.6

    Than Marijuana2

10.9

10.5

12.4

12.3

      Black Only

47.1a

50.4

    Cigarettes

22.4b

19.9

24.6b

22.1

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

59.1

58.4

    Alcohol

33.3

31.9

35.4

34.9

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

50.9

51.9

    Any Illicit Drug2

26.2

25.4

29.3

29.1

      More Than One Race

51.6

56.3

    Marijuana

18.3

17.9

19.0

19.0

    Hispanic

57.9

57.0

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

17.1

16.8

19.7

19.8

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

35.2b

32.9

39.4b

37.0

    Large Metro

58.2

59.2

    Alcohol

41.3a

39.6

45.1

44.8

    Small Metro

57.0

56.8

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

55.7

55.0

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

10717 (3.48B)

Table F.79 Percentages of Persons Aged 12 to 17 Reporting (I) That They Had Seen or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages From Sources Outside School in the Past Year, by Demographic Characteristics, and (II) Selected Drug Use, by Whether They Saw or Heard Drug Prevention Messages From Sources Outside School: 1999 and 2000

(I) Demographic Characteristic

Seen or Heard Drug Prevention Messages Outside School1

(II) Drug Use

Seen or Heard Drug Prevention Messages Outside School1

Yes

Yes

No

1999

2000

1999

2000

1999

2000

TOTAL

82.3

81.9

PAST MONTH

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

8.9

9.1

13.4

12.3

AGE

   

    Marijuana

6.7

6.7

9.5

9.4

    12-13

82.1

80.8

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

    14-15

82.4

82.7

    Than Marijuana2

4.0

4.2

6.6

6.3

    16-17

82.3

82.3

    Cigarettes

14.1b

12.6

18.2

17.3

     

    Alcohol

15.9

16.1

19.4

17.9

GENDER

   

    "Binge" Alcohol3

9.3

9.9

13.5

12.9

    Male

80.0

79.2

         

    Female

84.6

84.7

PAST YEAR

       
     

    Any Illicit Drug2

18.5

18.1

24.8b

21.4

HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE

   

    Marijuana

13.3

13.0

17.9a

15.5

    Not Hispanic

   

    Any Illicit Drug Other

       

      White Only

83.6

83.2

    Than Marijuana2

10.8

10.8

14.8

13.4

      Black Only

78.4

78.5

    Cigarettes

22.2b

20.1

28.3b

24.1

      American Indian or Alaska Native Only

*

71.8

    Alcohol

33.8

33.3

35.8b

32.1

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

*

*

         

LIFETIME

       

      Asian Only

88.4

85.5

    Any Illicit Drug2

26.4

26.2

32.8a

30.3

      More Than One Race

80.7

86.3

    Marijuana

17.7

17.8

22.9

21.1

    Hispanic

78.7

78.3

    Any Illicit Drug Other

     
     

    Than Marijuana2

17.4

17.4

21.9

21.1

COUNTY TYPE

   

    Cigarettes

35.7b

33.9

42.8b

38.1

    Large Metro

82.6

82.4

    Alcohol

42.3

41.6

45.8b

42.3

    Small Metro

82.7a

81.2

    "Binge" Alcohol3

--

--

--

--

    Nonmetro

80.7

81.8

         

*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 Respondents with missing data were excluded.
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 "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.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1999 and 2000.

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