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Data/Statistical Tables — These tables present alcohol use data, such as amounts and patterns of alcohol consumption, alcohol dependence or abuse, and consequences of alcohol consumption.
Excessive Alcohol Use: Addressing a Leading Risk for Death, Chronic Disease, and Injury — This brochure has statistical information about binge drinking, health consequences of excessive drinking, and how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is responding.
FastStats: Alcohol Use — This page provides a statistical look at alcohol use prevalence and mortality and links to sources of more detailed information.
FastStats: Illegal Drug Use — This fact sheet provides information on the prevalence of illegal drug use in the United States and has statistical information on health care use by illegal drug users.
Information for the Public — This page features reports on various topics related to substance abuse in the United States, with new substance abuse reports almost every week.
NIDA InfoFacts: Nationwide Trends — This fact sheet provides statistical trends in drug use and abuse.
SAMHSA’s Latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health — This site provides the latest statistical information on the prevalence of drug and alcohol abuse in the United States. It includes reports on drug use by specific populations and the use of specific illegal drugs.
Teens and Prescription Drugs — This report gives recent findings about prescription drug abuse among teens. It covers issues such as gender differences among teen drug abusers, types of drugs abused, and accessibility of these drugs to teens.
Wasting the Best and the Brightest: Substance Abuse at America's Colleges and Universities (Copyright © The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University) — This report discusses the growing problem of college student substance use and abuse and the consequences, including academic problems, legal problems, addiction, risky sexual behavior, unintentional injury, and more. It explains why more college students are using and abusing illegal substances and what should be done to address this issue.
Women, Girls and Drugs: Facts and Figures — This Web page shares the results of a three-year study on drug use among women and young girls. It reveals how many women and girls use drugs, which drugs are used, and the reasons girls use drugs.
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Content last updated June 17, 2009.
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