Problem Reported by Alcohol Users (past year)
This graph depicts problems reported by alcohol users over the past year for those in age ranges 12-17 years; 18-25 years; 26-34 years; and 35 years and older. The vertical axis runs from zero to ten percent. The following are visual approximations of the bar graphs. Problems with health were reported to be : 4.1% for those 12-17; 3.7% for those 18-25; 2.1% for those 26-34; and 1.90% for those 35 and over. Psychological problems were reported to be: 9.3% for those 12-17; 7.7% for those 18-25; 4.2% for those 26-34; and 2.8% for those 35 and over.
[Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (1999a). Summary of Findings From the 1999 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. Rockville, MD: Department of Health and Human Services.]