Substance use among youths in the U.S. by major depressive episode 2017

Substance use among youths in the United States as of 2017, by major depressive episode*

by John Elflein, last edited Sep 17, 2018
Substance use among youths in the U.S. by major depressive episode 2017 This statistic depicts the percentage of substance use among youths in the United States as of 2017, sorted by major depressive episode. Some 30 percent of the respondents reporting to have used any illicit drug suffered from a major depressive episode within the past year.
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Substance use among youths in the United States as of 2017, by major depressive episode*

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Had major depressive episode in the past yearDid not have major depressive episode in the past year
Illicit drugs**29.3%14.3%
Marijuana22.5%10.9%
Psychotherapeutics11.5%3.9%
Inhalants4.5%2%
Hallucinogens4.5%1.6%
Cocaine1.1%0.4%
Heroin0.2%0%
Had major depressive episode in the past yearDid not have major depressive episode in the past year
Illicit drugs**29.3%14.3%
Marijuana22.5%10.9%
Psychotherapeutics11.5%3.9%
Inhalants4.5%2%
Hallucinogens4.5%1.6%
Cocaine1.1%0.4%
Heroin0.2%0%
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by John Elflein, last edited Sep 17, 2018
This statistic depicts the percentage of substance use among youths in the United States as of 2017, sorted by major depressive episode. Some 30 percent of the respondents reporting to have used any illicit drug suffered from a major depressive episode within the past year.
Show more
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