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5.1
5.1
Comparison: 5.1
Unit: percent
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Marijuana Use

Value: 5.1 percent
Measurement
Period:
2008-2010
Location: Substate Region : 3a
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Comparison: TX State Value
Categories: Health / Substance Abuse
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of people aged 12 or older who used marijuana in the month preceding the survey.
Why this is important: 
Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug, with the highest rates of use among young adults aged 18 to 25. Marijuana intoxication can cause distorted perceptions, impaired coordination, difficulty thinking and problem solving, and problems with learning and memory. Chronic marijuana use can lead to impaired lung function, reduced sperm count, interference with prenatal development, impaired immune response, and addiction.
Technical Note:  The regional value is compared to the Texas state value.
Locale Details:
Substate Region 3a includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall counties.
Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health
URL of Source:   https://nsduhweb.rti.org/
URL of Data:   http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUH/substate2k10/toc.aspx
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2013

Time Series Data

2004-2006: 4.7 2006-2008: 4.4 2008-2010: 5.1

percent

Marijuana Use by Age

12-17: 5.8 18-25: 14.3 26+: 3.4 Overall: 5.1

percent

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Stayed the same
Unit: percent
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Marijuana Use

Value: 5.1 percent
Measurement
Period:
2008-2010
Location: Substate Region : 3a
[ View All Location Types ]
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Substance Abuse
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of people aged 12 or older who used marijuana in the month preceding the survey.
Why this is important: 
Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug, with the highest rates of use among young adults aged 18 to 25. Marijuana intoxication can cause distorted perceptions, impaired coordination, difficulty thinking and problem solving, and problems with learning and memory. Chronic marijuana use can lead to impaired lung function, reduced sperm count, interference with prenatal development, impaired immune response, and addiction.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Locale Details:
Substate Region 3a includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall counties.
Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health
URL of Source:   https://nsduhweb.rti.org/
URL of Data:   http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUH/substate2k10/toc.aspx
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: April 2013

Time Series Data

2004-2006: 4.7 2006-2008: 4.4 2008-2010: 5.1

percent

Marijuana Use by Age

12-17: 5.8 18-25: 14.3 26+: 3.4 Overall: 5.1

percent

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