TABLE 1

Demographics and Other Characteristics of W1 Youth Who Completed a W2 Interview (n = 10 081)

na%b95% CIb
Age, yc
 12–14621761.461.0–61.8
 15–17386438.638.2–39.0
Sex
 Male518151.551.1–51.9
 Female490048.548.1–48.9
Race and/or ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic484454.654.1–55.1
 African American, non-Hispanic137113.713.4–14.1
 Other, non-Hispanicd9299.28.9–9.5
 Hispanic293722.522.2–22.9
Education (grade in school)
 Sixth6946.86.3–7.4
 Seventh191419.018.4–19.6
 Eighth200920.019.3–20.7
 Ninth204920.319.6–20.9
 10th185718.818.1–19.4
 11th115311.510.9–12.2
 Othere3773.63.2–4.0
Census region
 Northeast143916.115.7–16.5
 Midwest223322.422.1–22.6
 South379437.436.9–37.8
 West261524.223.8–24.5
Ever substance use
 Alcohol329733.532.0–35.0
 Tobacco166516.916.0–17.9
  • From the US PATH Study (2013–2014).

  • a Unweighted sample size (numbers may not sum to the total because of missing data).

  • b Percentages and 95% CIs are weighted to represent the US youth population at W1.

  • c Specific ages were not available for PATH Study youth.

  • d Includes Asian Americans, American Indians and/or Alaskan natives, Pacific Islanders, and those who reported >1 race.

  • e Includes those who were not enrolled, who were homeschooled, whose schools were not graded, who were in 12th grade, and who were in college or vocational school.