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National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs for Ages 12 or Older, Ages 12 to 17, Ages 18 to 25, and Ages 26 or Older; 2011 - 2013 (in percent)*
Drug Time Period Ages 12 or Older Ages 12 to 17 Ages 18 to 25 Ages 26 or Older
2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2013
Alcohol Lifetime 82.20 82.30 [81.5] 34.50 [32.40] 30.8 [84.30] 84.40 83.8 87.90 88.10 87.3
Past Year 66.20 66.70 66.3 27.80 [26.30] [24.6] [77.00] 77.40 76.8 69.10 69.90 69.6
Past Month 51.80 52.10 52.2 13.30 12.90 [11.6] 60.70 60.20 59.6 55.10 55.60 55.9
Cigarettes (any use) Lifetime [62.80] 61.90 61.8 [19.10] [17.40] [15.7] 61.00 [59.50] [57.9] [68.60] 67.90 68.1
Past Year [26.10] 26.10 25.3 [13.20] [11.80] [10.3] 42.30 41.00 [39.5] 24.90 25.30 24.6
Past Month [22.10] 22.10 [21.3] 7.80 [6.60] [5.6] 33.50 [31.80] 30.6 21.90 22.40 21.6
Smokeless Tobacco Lifetime 18.00 17.70 17.6 6.80 6.40 6.0 20.40 19.90 20.3 18.90 18.70 18.5
Past Year 4.60 4.60 4.5 4.50 [3.90] 4.1 [9.40] 9.00 9.3 3.70 4.00 3.8
Past Month 3.20 3.50 3.4 2.10 2.10 2.0 [5.40] 5.50 5.8 3.00 3.30 3.1
Illicit Drugs Lifetime 47.00 48.00 48.6 25.50 [24.20] 23.3 56.90 57.80 57.0 48.00 49.30 50.2
Past Year 14.90 [16.00] 15.9 19.00 [17.90] 17.2 35.20 36.30 35.8 10.80 [12.20] 12.3
Past Month 8.70 9.20 9.4 10.10 9.50 [8.8] 21.40 21.30 21.5 6.30 [7.00] 7.3
Cocaine Lifetime 14.30 14.50 14.3 1.30 [1.10] 0.9 [12.40] 12.30 11.6 16.30 16.50 16.5
Past Year [1.50] [1.80] 1.6 0.90 0.70 [0.5] 4.60 4.60 4.4 [1.00] [1.40] 1.2
Past Month 0.50 0.60 0.6 0.30 [0.10] 0.2 1.40 1.10 1.1 0.40 [0.60] 0.5
Crack Cocaine Lifetime [3.20] 3.50 3.4 0.30 0.10 0.1 [2.10] 1.90 1.6 [3.70] 4.20 4.1
Past Year [0.20] [0.40] [0.2] 0.10 0.10 0.0 [0.30] 0.40 0.3 0.20 [0.40] 0.3
Past Month [0.10] [0.20] 0.1 0.00 0.00 0.0 [0.10] 0.10 0.1 0.10 0.20 0.2
Hallucinogens Lifetime [14.10] 14.60 15.1 3.70 3.30 [2.8] 17.60 17.60 17.6 14.80 15.40 16.2
Past Year [1.60] 1.70 1.7 [2.60] 2.20 1.9 6.80 6.50 6.7 0.60 [0.80] 0.8
Past Month [0.40] 0.40 0.5 0.90 0.60 0.6 1.60 1.70 1.8 0.10 [0.20] 0.3
LSD Lifetime 8.90 9.10 9.4 0.90 1.00 0.9 6.00 5.90 6.5 10.40 10.70 11.0
Past Year 0.30 0.40 0.4 0.60 0.60 0.6 1.70 1.80 2.0 0.10 [0.10] 0.1
Past Month 0.10 0.10 0.1 0.10 0.10 [0.2] 0.30 0.30 0.3 0.00 0.00 0.0
MDMA Lifetime [5.70] [6.20] [6.8] 2.40 [2.00] [1.5] 12.30 12.90 12.8 [4.90] [5.60] [6.4]
Past Year 0.90 1.00 1.0 1.70 [1.20] 0.9 4.10 4.10 4.0 0.30 [0.50] 0.5
Past Month [0.20] 0.20 0.3 0.40 0.30 0.2 0.90 1.00 0.9 0.10 0.10 0.1
Heroin Lifetime 1.60 1.80 1.8 0.30 0.20 0.2 1.70 1.90 1.8 1.80 1.90 2.0
Past Year 0.20 0.30 0.3 0.20 0.10 0.1 0.70 0.80 0.7 0.20 0.20 0.2
Past Month 0.10 0.10 0.1 0.10 0.00 0.1 0.30 0.40 0.3 0.10 0.10 0.1
Inhalants Lifetime [8.00] 8.10 8.0 [7.50] [6.50] [5.3] [9.10] 8.40 [7.5] 7.80 8.30 8.4
Past Year 0.70 0.70 0.6 3.30 [2.60] 1.9 1.50 1.40 1.4 0.30 0.30 0.3
Past Month 0.20 0.20 0.2 0.90 0.80 [0.5] 0.40 0.40 0.3 0.10 0.10 0.1
Marijuana/ Hashish Lifetime 41.90 42.80 43.7 17.50 17.00 16.4 51.90 52.20 51.9 43.20 44.40 45.7
Past Year 11.50 [12.10] 12.6 14.20 13.50 13.4 30.80 31.50 31.6 7.90 [8.60] 9.2
Past Month 7.00 7.30 7.5 7.90 [7.20] 7.1 19.00 18.70 19.1 4.80 5.30 5.6
Methamphetamine Lifetime [4.60] 4.70 4.7 0.70 0.60 0.5 [3.40] 3.10 3.0 5.30 5.50 5.5
Past Year 0.40 0.40 0.5 0.40 0.30 0.3 0.70 [1.00] 0.9 0.40 0.40 0.4
Past Month 0.20 0.20 0.2 0.10 0.10 0.1 0.20 0.30 0.3 0.20 0.20 0.2
PCP Lifetime 2.40 2.50 2.5 0.30 0.40 [0.2] 1.00 1.00 0.9 2.90 3.00 3.0
Past Year 0.00 0.10 [0.0] 0.20 0.20 0.1 0.20 0.20 [0.1] 0.00 0.00 0.0
Past Month 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 ^ 0.00 0.0
Tranquilizers Lifetime 8.40 [9.10] 9.0 2.80 2.80 [2.3] [12.30] 12.80 12.0 8.40 [9.20] 9.2
Past Year 2.00 [2.30] [2.0] 1.90 1.80 [1.4] [4.50] 2.00 4.5 1.60 [1.90] 1.7
Past Month 0.70 0.80 [0.6] 0.60 0.60 [0.4] 1.60 1.60 1.2 0.60 0.70 0.6
Psychotherapeutics (Nonmedical Use) Lifetime 19.90 [20.90] 20.3 10.10 10.00 [8.8] [27.30] 28.10 [26.6] 19.80 [21.00] 20.6
Past Year [5.70] [6.40] [5.8] 7.00 6.60 [5.8] [12.70] [13.70] [12.2] 4.30 [5.10] 4.8
Past Month [2.40] 2.60 2.5 2.80 2.80 [2.2] [5.00] 5.30 4.8 1.90 2.10 2.1
Pain Relievers Lifetime 13.30 [14.20] [13.5] 8.60 8.30 [7.3] [22.20] 22.40 [20.8] 12.40 [13.60] 13.0
Past Year [4.30] [4.80] [4.2] 5.90 [5.30] [4.6] [9.80] 10.10 [8.8] 3.20 [3.80] 3.4
Past Month [1.70] 1.90 1.7 2.30 2.20 [1.7] [3.60] 3.80 [3.3] 1.40 1.50 1.5
Sedatives Lifetime 2.90 3.10 2.9 0.60 0.70 [0.5] 1.40 1.20 1.3 3.50 3.70 3.4
Past Year [0.20] 0.20 0.2 0.30 0.30 0.3 0.40 0.30 0.4 [0.20] 0.20 0.2
Past Month 0.10 0.10 0.1 0.10 0.10 0.1 0.10 0.10 0.1 0.10 0.10 0.1
Stimulants Lifetime [7.90] 8.30 8.3 2.00 2.00 1.8 [9.20] 9.80 9.4 8.40 8.80 8.8
Past Year 1.00 [1.30] 1.3 1.20 1.30 1.1 [3.10] [3.90] 3.7 0.70 0.80 0.9
Past Month 0.40 0.50 0.5 0.40 0.50 0.3 1.00 1.20 1.3 0.30 0.30 0.4

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