Teens ages 12 to 17 who abused alcohol or drugs in the past year

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Teens ages 12 to 17 who abused alcohol or drugs in the past year

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Definitions: Children age 12 to 17 who reported dependence on or abuse of illicit drugs or alcohol in the past
Illicit drugs include marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription drugs used non-medically. Dependence or abuse is based on definitions found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This data is based on a 2-year average of survey responses.

Data Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2005-06 - 2013-2014.
Data from annual report: State Estimates of Substance Use from the 2013-2014 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health Report, Appendix B, Table B.20, accessible online at http://www.oas.samhsa.gov.

Footnotes: Updated March 2016.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at Teens ages 12 to 17 who abused alcohol or drugs in the past year.