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Percentage of children ages 12 to 17 who used alcohol, smoked cigarettes, or used marijuana, by selected time period and race/ethnicity: 2003 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 6.2: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use

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Table 6.2. Percentage of children ages 12 to 17 who used alcohol, smoked cigarettes, or used marijuana, by selected time period and race/ethnicity: 2003
Race/ethnicity Alcohol Cigarettes Marijuana
Lifetime1 Past month Lifetime1 Past month Lifetime1 Past month
   Total2 43.1 17.7 32.1 12.6 20.1 8.0
White, non-Hispanic 45.3 20.3 34.7 15.2 21.3 9.0
Black, non-Hispanic 36.0 10.5 25.0 6.8 17.7 6.4
Hispanic 45.0 16.4 31.0 9.4 19.4 6.8
American Indian/Alaska Native 48.1 19.5 52.3 25.5 38.4 15.9
1 Lifetime refers to having used specified substances at any point during a respondent's lifetime.
2 Includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: This survey reported estimates for Asian subgroups separately, so no overall estimate is included.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2002 and 2003.

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