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Table 11. Past-Month Drug Use for Youth Aged 1221, by Age, Dropout Status, Type of Drug Used, and Race/Ethnicity: 1992 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (Percent Prevalence)

Race/ethnicity

Age

Dropout status

Marijuana use
past 30 days

Cocaine use
past 30 days

   White

1215

Nondropout
Dropout    

4.02
4.12

0.34
*

1621

Nondropout
Dropout    

15.93
27.60

1.61
4.12

   Black

1215

Nondropout
Dropout    

1.21
16.21


1621

Nondropout
Dropout    

13.24
20.80

1.00
4.40

   Hispanic

1215

Nondropout
Dropout    

3.96
*

0.81
*

1621

Nondropout
Dropout    

14.92
11.56

2.89
2.83

   Other

1215

Nondropout
Dropout    

4.56
*

*
*

1621

Nondropout
Dropout    

5.85
*

*

*Low precision, no estimate reported.

No respondents.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey/Youth Risk Behavior Survey (1992).




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