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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2008
NCES 2009-022
April 2009

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Table 9.2.

Percentage of students in grades 912 who reported that drugs were made available to them on school property during the previous 12 months, by state: 2003, 2005, and 2007


State 2003 2005 2007   State 2003 2005 2007
United States  28.7 25.4 22.3          
                 
Alabama  26.0 26.2   Montana  26.9 25.3 24.9
Alaska  28.4 25.1   Nebraska  23.3 22.0
Arizona  28.6 38.7 37.1   Nevada  34.5 32.6 28.8
Arkansas  29.2 28.1   New Hampshire  28.2 26.9 22.5
California    New Jersey  32.6
Colorado  21.2   New Mexico  33.5 31.3
Connecticut  31.5 30.5   New York  23.0 23.7 26.6
Delaware  27.9 26.1 22.9   North Carolina  31.9 27.4 28.5
District of Columbia  30.2 20.3 25.7   North Dakota  21.3 19.6 18.7
Florida  25.7 23.2 19.0   Ohio  31.1 30.9 26.7
Georgia  33.3 30.7 32.0   Oklahoma  22.2 18.4 19.1
Hawaii  32.7 36.2   Oregon 
Idaho  19.6 24.8 25.1   Pennsylvania 
Illinois  21.2   Rhode Island  26.0 24.1 25.3
Indiana  28.3 28.9 20.5   South Carolina  29.1 26.6
Iowa  15.5 10.1   South Dakota  22.1 20.9 21.1
Kansas  16.7 15.0   Tennessee  24.3 26.6 21.6
Kentucky  30.4 19.8 27.0   Texas  30.7 26.5
Louisiana    Utah  24.7 20.6 23.2
Maine  32.6 33.5 29.1   Vermont  29.4 23.1 22.0
Maryland  28.9 27.4   Virginia 
Massachusetts  31.9 29.9 27.3   Washington 
Michigan  31.3 28.8 29.1   West Virginia  26.5 24.8 28.6
Minnesota    Wisconsin  26.3 21.7 22.7
Mississippi  22.3 15.6   Wyoming  18.1 22.7 24.7
Missouri  21.6 18.2 17.8          
— Not available.
NOTE: "On school property" was not defined for survey respondents. The estimate for the United States is drawn from a nationally representative sample of schools and is not the aggregate of participating states. Each state estimate is based on a sample that is representative of that state. Estimates were revised and may differ from previously published data.
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), previously unpublished tabulation, 2003, 2005, and 2007.
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