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Figure 48.

Percentage of persons ages 12 to 25 reporting substance use in the past month, by age group and type of substance: 1995 and 2009


Percentage of persons ages 12 to 25 reporting substance use in the past month, by age group and type of substance: 1995 and 2009

1 Indicates use at least once of marijuana or hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens (including PCP and LSD), heroin, or any prescription-type psychotherapeutic used nonmedically.
2 Defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 1995 and 2009. Retrieved May 1, 2011, from http://oas.samhsa.gov/nhsda.htm.
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