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Table 232.80. Percentage of public school students in grades 9-12 who reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property during the previous 12 months, by state: Selected years, 2003 through 2011
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
State 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011
1 2 3 4 5 6
United States1  28.7 (1.95) 25.4 (1.05) 22.3 (1.04) 22.7 (1.04) 25.6 (0.99)
                     
Alabama 26.0 (1.78) 26.2 (1.90) (†) 27.6 (1.30) 20.3 (1.32)
Alaska 28.4 (1.24) (†) 25.1 (1.36) 24.8 (1.25) 23.2 (0.98)
Arizona 28.6 (1.23) 38.7 (1.18) 37.1 (1.45) 34.6 (1.43) 34.6 (1.55)
Arkansas (†) 29.2 (1.35) 28.1 (1.28) 31.4 (1.56) 26.1 (1.30)
California (†) (†) (†) (†) (†)
                     
Colorado (†) 21.2 (1.81) (†) 22.7 (1.52) 17.2 (1.28)
Connecticut (†) 31.5 (0.90) 30.5 (1.52) 28.9 (1.25) 27.8 (1.43)
Delaware 27.9 (0.90) 26.1 (1.05) 22.9 (0.99) 20.9 (0.87) 23.1 (1.20)
District of Columbia 30.2 (1.46) 20.3 (1.18) 25.7 (1.20) (†) 22.6 (1.53)
Florida 25.7 (0.81) 23.2 (0.85) 19.0 (0.80) 21.8 (0.72) 22.9 (0.84)
                     
Georgia 33.3 (1.00) 30.7 (1.25) 32.0 (1.23) 32.9 (1.22) 32.1 (1.34)
Hawaii (†) 32.7 (1.74) 36.2 (2.46) 36.1 (1.51) 31.7 (1.48)
Idaho 19.6 (1.26) 24.8 (1.52) 25.1 (1.63) 22.7 (1.39) 24.4 (1.56)
Illinois (†) (†) 21.2 (1.18) 27.5 (1.97) 27.3 (1.46)
Indiana 28.3 (1.55) 28.9 (1.33) 20.5 (1.02) 25.5 (1.24) 28.3 (1.33)
                     
Iowa (†) 15.5 (1.37) 10.1 (1.08) (†) 11.9 (1.16)
Kansas (†) 16.7 (1.27) 15.0 (1.24) 15.1 (0.78) 24.9 (1.19)
Kentucky 30.4 (1.51) 19.8 (1.23) 27.0 (1.11) 25.6 (1.49) 24.4 (1.40)
Louisiana (†) (†) (†) 22.8 (1.66) 25.1 (1.82)
Maine 32.6 (1.73) 33.5 (1.89) 29.1 (1.67) 21.2 (0.51) 21.7 (0.80)
                     
Maryland (†) 28.9 (2.04) 27.4 (1.46) 29.3 (1.35) 30.4 (1.99)
Massachusetts 31.9 (1.08) 29.9 (1.09) 27.3 (1.06) 26.1 (1.34) 27.1 (1.04)
Michigan 31.3 (1.50) 28.8 (1.37) 29.1 (1.07) 29.5 (0.90) 25.4 (0.90)
Minnesota (†) (†) (†) (†) (†)
Mississippi 22.3 (1.31) (†) 15.6 (1.53) 18.0 (1.07) 15.9 (0.89)
                     
Missouri 21.6 (2.09) 18.2 (1.92) 17.8 (1.49) 17.3 (1.32) (†)
Montana 26.9 (1.23) 25.3 (1.09) 24.9 (0.83) 20.7 (1.10) 25.2 (0.93)
Nebraska 23.3 (1.04) 22.0 (0.82) (†) (†) 20.3 (1.01)
Nevada 34.5 (1.30) 32.6 (1.53) 28.8 (1.39) 35.6 (1.30) (†)
New Hampshire 28.2 (1.87) 26.9 (1.40) 22.5 (1.25) 22.1 (1.44) 23.2 (1.44)
                     
New Jersey (†) 32.6 (1.32) (†) 32.2 (1.38) 27.3 (1.41)
New Mexico (†) 33.5 (1.37) 31.3 (1.39) 30.9 (1.54) 34.5 (1.24)
New York 23.0 (0.97) 23.7 (0.76) 26.6 (1.09) 24.0 (1.05) (†)
North Carolina 31.9 (1.74) 27.4 (1.66) 28.5 (1.37) 30.2 (1.51) 29.8 (1.87)
North Dakota 21.3 (1.07) 19.6 (1.10) 18.7 (1.05) 19.5 (1.16) 20.8 (1.03)
                     
Ohio1 31.1 (1.68) 30.9 (1.88) 26.7 (1.26) (†) 24.3 (1.70)
Oklahoma 22.2 (1.23) 18.4 (1.49) 19.1 (1.12) 16.8 (1.50) 17.2 (1.36)
Oregon (†) (†) (†) (†) (†)
Pennsylvania (†) (†) (†) 16.1 (1.07) (†)
Rhode Island 26.0 (1.26) 24.1 (1.11) 25.3 (1.33) 25.2 (1.52) 22.4 (0.95)
                     
South Carolina (†) 29.1 (1.45) 26.6 (1.58) 27.6 (1.74) 29.3 (1.83)
South Dakota1 22.1 (1.25) 20.9 (2.30) 21.1 (1.98) 17.7 (0.64) 16.0 (1.81)
Tennessee 24.3 (2.25) 26.6 (1.21) 21.6 (1.35) 18.8 (1.06) 16.6 (0.88)
Texas (†) 30.7 (1.73) 26.5 (0.83) 25.9 (1.25) 29.4 (1.34)
Utah 24.7 (2.04) 20.6 (1.36) 23.2 (1.83) 19.7 (1.52) 21.4 (1.55)
                     
Vermont 29.4 (1.67) 23.1 (1.59) 22.0 (0.99) 21.1 (1.21) 17.6 (1.51)
Virginia (†) (†) (†) (†) 24.0 (1.67)
Washington (†) (†) (†) (†) (†)
West Virginia 26.5 (2.06) 24.8 (1.36) 28.6 (2.76) 28.0 (1.27) 17.3 (1.04)
Wisconsin 26.3 (1.18) 21.7 (1.18) 22.7 (1.34) 20.5 (1.03) 20.9 (1.29)
Wyoming 18.1 (0.99) 22.7 (0.97) 24.7 (1.08) 23.7 (0.93) 25.2 (0.97)
— Not available.
†Not applicable.
1 Data include both public and private schools.
NOTE: "On school property" was not defined for survey respondents. State-level data include public schools only, with the exception of data for Ohio and South Dakota. Data for the United States total, Ohio, and South Dakota include both public and private schools.
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), 2003 through 2011. (This table was prepared September 2013.)
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