U.S. students who have used hallucinogenic drugs 2017

This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 who stated they have used hallucinogenic drugs at least once in their life as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity. According to the survey, 7.9 percent of male student respondents with a white, non-Hispanic background stated they have used hallucinogenic drugs (e.g. LSD, acid, PCP, angel dust, mescaline, or mushrooms) one or more times during their life.

U.S. high school students who have used hallucinogenic drugs at least once as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity

All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female5.5%6.4%1.4%5.8%
Male7.6%7.9%4.8%8.2%
Total6.6%7.2%3.3%7.1%
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Source

Release date

June 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 2016 to December 2017

Number of respondents

14,956 respondents

Special properties

used hallucinogenic drugs such as LSD, acid, PCP, angel dust, mescaline, or mushrooms, one or more times during their life

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted at all regular public and private schools with students in at least one of grades 9–12 in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Respondents who used hallucinogenics "such as LSD, acid, PCP, angel dust, mescaline, or mushrooms, one or more times during their life."

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