Rate of self-reported illicit drug use (cocaine and heroin) in the past month in the U.S. in 2017, by gender
(per 100 persons)
Illicit drug use (cocaine vs heroin) rate in U.S. 2017, by gender
This statistic depicts the rate of self-reported illicit drug use (cocaine and heroin) in the past month in the U.S. in 2017, by gender. Overall, the rate (percentage) for self-reported illicit heroin use stood at 0.2, while the rate stood at 0.8 for cocaine use.
Rate of self-reported illicit drug use (cocaine and heroin) in the past month in the U.S. in 2017, by gender
(per 100 persons)
CocaineHeroin
All0.80.2
Female0.50.1
Male1.10.3
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Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

North America, United States

Survey time period

2017

Age group

12 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

NSDUH presents these as prevalence estimates in the form of percentages, rounded to the nearest tenth of a percent.

Illicit drug use (cocaine vs heroin) rate in U.S. 2017, by gender
This statistic depicts the rate of self-reported illicit drug use (cocaine and heroin) in the past month in the U.S. in 2017, by gender. Overall, the rate (percentage) for self-reported illicit heroin use stood at 0.2, while the rate stood at 0.8 for cocaine use.
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