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1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Cocaine - Race/Ethnicity

Table 4B. Cocaine Use by Age Group and Gender for White, Non-Hispanics, in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

2.4

(1.8

-

3.3)

 

1.9

(1.4

-

2.7)

 

0.9

(0.6

-

1.5)

    18-25

11.7

(10.1

-

13.5)

 

5.5

(4.4

-

6.8)

 

2.2

(1.5

-

3.2)

    26-34

19.6

(17.5

-

21.8)

 

2.9

(2.1

-

4.0)

 

1.0

(0.6

-

1.8)

    $35

10.9

(9.5

-

12.4)

 

0.7

(0.5

-

1.1)

 

0.3

(0.2

-

0.6)

GENDER

                           

    Male

13.9

(12.4

-

15.5)

 

2.1

(1.7

-

2.7)

 

0.9

(0.6

-

1.3)

    Female

9.2

(8.1

-

10.4)

 

1.3

(1.0

-

1.6)

 

0.5

(0.3

-

0.7)

                             

TOTAL

11.4

(10.4

-

12.5)

 

1.7

(1.4

-

2.0)

 

0.7

(0.5

-

0.9)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

372

(280

-

495)

 

291

(207

-

408)

 

141

(84

-

235)

    18-25

2,194

(1,900

-

2,525)

 

1,031

(831

-

1,275)

 

413

(280

-

607)

    26-34

4,653

(4,160

-

5,189)

 

693

(501

-

956)

 

235

(131

-

418)

    $35

11,311

(9,909

-

12,885)

 

734

(483

-

1,113)

 

330

(166

-

657)

GENDER

                           

    Male

10,857

(9,720

-

12,104)

 

1,667

(1,332

-

2,085)

 

713

(480

-

1,057)

    Female

7,673

(6,762

-

8,693)

 

1,081

(847

-

1,380)

 

406

(279

-

591)

                             

TOTAL

18,530

(16,894

-

20,303)

 

2,749

(2,333

-

3,236)

 

1,119

(845

-

1,481)

Table 4C. Cocaine Use by Age Group and Gender for Hispanics in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

3.3

(2.4

-

4.5)

 

2.5

(1.7

-

3.7)

 

1.4

(0.8

-

2.3)

    18-25

11.0

(9.2

-

13.1)

 

5.1

(3.9

-

6.6)

 

2.7

(1.9

-

3.9)

    26-34

12.7

(10.6

-

15.1)

 

1.9

(1.2

-

2.9)

 

1.1

(0.6

-

2.0)

    $35

8.0

(6.2

-

10.4)

 

1.3

(0.8

-

2.2)

 

0.9

(0.5

-

1.6)

GENDER

                           

    Male

11.9

(9.8

-

14.3)

 

3.2

(2.5

-

4.1)

 

1.8

(1.3

-

2.5)

    Female

5.8

(4.8

-

7.0)

 

1.3

(0.9

-

1.8)

 

0.8

(0.5

-

1.3)

                             

TOTAL

8.9

(7.7

-

10.2)

 

2.3

(1.9

-

2.8)

 

1.3

(1.0

-

1.7)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

102

(74

-

140)

 

78

(52

-

115)

 

42

(25

-

72)

    18-25

429

(358

-

512)

 

199

(154

-

256)

 

106

(73

-

153)

    26-34

593

(495

-

706)

 

87

(56

-

135)

 

51

(28

-

93)

    $35

856

(656

-

1,109)

 

142

(85

-

237)

 

94

(51

-

174)

GENDER

                           

    Male

1,343

(1,112

-

1,615)

 

364

(285

-

463)

 

206

(149

-

285)

    Female

637

(526

-

769)

 

142

(100

-

201)

 

87

(54

-

140)

                             

TOTAL

1,980

(1,717

-

2,278)

 

505

(414

-

617)

 

293

(224

-

383)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

Cocaine - Race/Ethnicity

Table 4D. Cocaine Use by Age Group and Gender for Black, Non-Hispanics, in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

0.1

(0.0

-

0.5)

 

*

*

 

*

*

    18-25

3.5

(2.4

-

5.1)

 

1.4

(0.8

-

2.5)

 

0.6

(0.2

-

1.4)

    26-34

10.7

(8.6

-

13.2)

 

3.4

(2.3

-

5.0)

 

2.7

(1.7

-

4.3)

    $35

11.2

(9.0

-

13.8)

 

2.0

(1.3

-

3.0)

 

1.3

(0.8

-

2.2)

GENDER

                           

    Male

12.0

(9.6

-

14.9)

 

2.5

(1.8

-

3.6)

 

1.7

(1.1

-

2.7)

    Female

5.6

(4.4

-

6.9)

 

1.3

(0.8

-

2.3)

 

0.9

(0.5

-

1.5)

                             

TOTAL

8.5

(7.1

-

10.0)

 

1.9

(1.4

-

2.5)

 

1.3

(0.9

-

1.8)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

3

(1

-

17)

 

*

*

 

*

*

    18-25

139

(95

-

202)

 

54

(30

-

96)

 

23

(9

-

56)

    26-34

467

(376

-

576)

 

148

(99

-

220)

 

118

(73

-

187)

    $35

1,485

(1,198

-

1,829)

 

261

(170

-

401)

 

173

(103

-

289)

GENDER

                           

    Male

1,336

(1,069

-

1,658)

 

280

(196

-

398)

 

193

(122

-

304)

    Female

758

(607

-

944)

 

183

(106

-

315)

 

121

(69

-

211)

                             

TOTAL

2,094

(1,770

-

2,471)

 

463

(349

-

612)

 

313

(220

-

445)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

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