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Figure 2.3 is titled "Past Month Illicit Drug Use among Persons Aged 12 or Older, by Age: 2004." It is a bar graph, where age (in years) is shown on the horizontal axis, and the percentage using in the past month is shown on the vertical axis. There are 14 categories of age.

Among 12 or 13 year olds, 3.8 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 14 or 15 year olds, 10.9 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 16 or 17 year olds, 17.3 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 18 to 20 year olds, 21.7 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 21 to 25 year olds, 17.9 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 26 to 29 year olds, 13.2 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 30 to 34 year olds, 9.4 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 35 to 39 year olds, 7.2 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 40 to 44 year olds, 7.5 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 45 to 49 year olds, 6.8 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 50 to 54 year olds, 4.8 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 55 to 59 year olds, 2.6 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among 60 to 64 year olds, 1.1 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.
Among persons 65 or older, 0.4 percent used illicit drugs in the past month.

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