Marijuana, Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Use in New Mexico (2003 - 2007)

  Past Year Marijuana Use - Prevalence   Past Year Marijuana Use - Population
 
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
   
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
2007 11.20% 16.12% 31.28% 6.70%   2007 179,000 28,000 71,000 80,000
2006 10.30% 15.89% 27.89% 6.12%   2006 163,000 28,000 63,000 72,000
2005 11.04% 17.21% 28.00% 6.89%   2005 173,000 30,000 63,000 80,000
2004 13.25% 19.88% 33.51% 8.39%   2004 204,000 35,000 73,000 96,000
2003 12.30% 19.03% 33.80% 7.24%   2003 186,000 34,000 71,000 81,000
  Past Month Marijuana Use - Prevalence     Past Month Marijuana Use - Population
 
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
   
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
2007 6.99% 8.73% 19.18% 4.44%   2007 112,000 15,000 43,000 53,000
2006 6.08% 7.79% 16.93% 3.76%   2006 96,000 14,000 38,000 44,000
2005 6.64% 9.11% 17.71% 4.16%   2005 104,000 16,000 40,000 49,000
2004 8.65% 11.91% 21.10% 5.79%   2004 133,000 21,000 46,000 66,000
2003 7.37% 10.35% 18.98% 4.74%   2003 111,000 18,000 40,000 53,000
  Past Month Other Drug Use - Prevalence (Non-Marijuana)     Past Month Other Drug Use - Population (Non-Marijuana)
 
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
   
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
2007 3.92% 5.37% 9.03% 2.75%   2007 63,000 9,000 20,000 33,000
2006 3.83% 5.50% 9.45% 2.52%   2006 61,000 10,000 21,000 30,000
2005 3.94% 6.24% 8.34% 2.76%   2005 62,000 11,000 19,000 32,000
2004 4.56% 7.11% 9.90% 3.15%   2004 70,000 12,000 22,000 36,000
2003 4.57% 6.26% 9.94% 3.30%   2003 69,000 11,000 21,000 37,000
  Past Month Alcohol Use - Prevalence     Past Month Alcohol Use - Population
 
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
   
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
2007 44.44% 16.82% 58.88% 45.70%   2007 710,000 29,000 133,000 548,000
2006 45.83% 17.18% 58.17% 47.66%   2006 726,000 30,000 132,000 564,000
2005 48.21% 18.09% 57.15% 50.94%   2005 755,000 31,000 128,000 595,000
2004 47.26% 20.33% 59.68% 49.02%   2004 726,000 36,000 130,000 560,000
2003 47.83% 20.67% 60.78% 49.67%   2003 722,000 37,000 128,000 558,000
  Past Month Binge Alcohol - Prevalence     Past Month Binge Alcohol - Population
 
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
   
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
2007 20.85% 10.03% 39.52% 18.90%   2007 333,000 17,000 90,000 227,000
2006 20.30% 10.02% 37.43% 18.54%   2006 322,000 17,000 85,000 219,000
2005 21.27% 12.17% 37.74% 19.46%   2005 333,000 21,000 85,000 227,000
2004 22.98% 14.16% 41.66% 20.78%   2004 353,000 25,000 91,000 237,000
2003 24.00% 14.04% 41.39% 22.31%   2003 363,000 25,000 87,000 251,000
  Past Month Tobacco - Prevalence     Past Month Tobacco - Population
 
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
   
All
Age
12 to 17
Age
18 to 25
Age 26
and Older
2007 28.28% 14.85% 47.23% 26.65%   2007 452,000 26,000 107,000 320,000
2006 28.53% 14.55% 46.91% 27.07%   2006 452,000 25,000 106,000 320,000
2005 27.65% 12.74% 43.04% 27.01%   2005 437,000 26,000 102,000 309,000
2004 28.71% 16.79% 44.28% 27.58%   2004 441,000 29,000 97,000 315,000
2003 29.03% 15.37% 45.26% 28.14%   2003 439,000 27,000 95,000 316,000

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Note:

State level data is derived from biennial survey data by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration. For example, data reported above for 2007 is based on the survey data from both 2006 and 2007, data reported above for 2006 is based on survey data from 2006 and 2005. More information and additional state-level drug use data is available at: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/states.cfm. Data on drug use is sub-state areas is available at: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/metro.htm.

Binge Alcohol Use: defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.

Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health

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