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Past Year Use of Illicit Drugs Among Females Aged 12 and Older, by Age and Drug Type, 2008

Past Year Use of Illicit Drugs Among Females Aged 12 and Older, by Age and Drug Type, 2008
Drug Percent of Females
12-17 Years 18-25 Years 26 Years and Older

*Includes marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, and any prescription-type psychotherapeutic drugs used for non-medical purposes.

** Includes prescription-type pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives, but not over-the-counter drugs.

Source II.3: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Any Illicit Drug* 18.9 29.9 8.5
Marijuana/Hashish 12.4 23.7 5.3
Cocaine 1.2 4.5 1.1
Hallucinogens 2.6 4.7 0.3
Inhalants 4.2 1.1 0.1
Non-medical Use of Psychotherapeutics** 8.6 13.7 4.2

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