United States Data

Marijuana

Healthy People 2010 Objective: Reduce the proportion of persons, 12-17 years-old, engaging in binge drinking of alcoholic beverages

Percentage
National Data Baseline
(2002)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
2010
Target
12- to 17- year-olds
8.20%
6.70%
-1.50
0.7%

 

United States Data
All the tables below contain data available for the entire United States and this objective.

Percentage
Age Baseline
(2002)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
FEMALE
7.20%
5.90%
-1.30
MALE
9.10%
7.40%
-1.70
 
Percentage
Age Baseline
(2002)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE NON-HISPANIC
16.50%
10.20%
-6.30
ASIAN NON-HISPANIC
1.50%
5.00%
3.50
BLACK NON-HISPANIC
6.90%
6.00%
-0.90
HISPANIC
6.80%
5.60%
-1.20
MIXED RACE NON-HISPANIC
10.10%
6.30%
-3.80
WHITE NON-HISPANIC
9.10%
7.30%
-1.80
 
Percentage
Age Baseline
(2002)
Final
(2007)
Numeric
Change
BLACK FEMALE
5.10%
4.70%
-0.40
BLACK MALE
8.70%
7.30%
-1.40
HISPANIC FEMALE 15-19
4.90%
4.70%
-0.20
HISPANIC MALE
8.60%
6.40%
-2.20
WHITE FEMALE
8.50%
6.70%
-1.80
WHITE MALE
9.70%
7.80%
-1.90
 

Source: National data—National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2002 baseline, 2007 final); State data—Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1999 baseline, 2007 final).

X = when an entire column has “X”, data are not available for that year; in a column with data, “X” represents that the data don’t meet the criteria for statistical reliability because there were less than 100 respondents for a subgroup; in the Numeric Change column, “X” represents that there are no valid numbers in the Baseline and Midcourse columns to generate a number in this column.