The worst state for drug sales on school grounds? The best state for detox and rehab facilities? Test your best guess with these and 6 more best/worst comparisons.
Answer: D. Rhode Island. Rhode Island has the highest % of teen drug users based on illicit drug use in the past month – Utah has the lowest.
2. Which state above has the highest % of teens offered, sold, or given an illegal drug on school property?
Answer: D. Arkansas. Arkansas & New Jersey are tied for the highest % of teens offered, sold, or given an illegal drug on school property, followed by Nevada, Arizona, and Connecticut.
North Dakota has the lowest % of teens in this situation.
Answer: B. Oregon, Washington, DC, Vermont. Oregon, Washington, DC, and Vermont rank 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-followed by Colorado and Rhode Island to make up the top 5 states with the highest % of adult illicit drug users.
Answer: A. Alabama / Washington, DC. Alabama has the most and Washington, DC the fewest opioid prescriptions per 100 people. The difference in the number of prescriptions per 100 people between the 2 states is 4-fold.
Answer: A, B, C, D. West Virginia, Ohio , Pennsylvania, & Washington, DC tied for the highest number of opioid deaths per capita. That number is 7 times higher than the number of such deaths in Nebraska, the state with the lowest number.
Answer: A. Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has the highest % of adults who needed but did not receive treatment in the past year, followed by: Vermont, Colorado, Connecticut, and Washington state. The state with the lowest % of adults who did not receive needed treatment is New Jersey, followed by: Kansas, Hawaii, Wyoming, and Wisconsin.
7. The highest concentration of substance- abuse treatment facilities per 100 000 drug users is in which of the states above?
Answer: C. North Dakota. North Dakota is home to the most substance-abuse treatment facilities per 100 000 drug users. Rounding out the top 5 states with the most facilities per 100 000 drug users are: Hawaii, Utah, Wyoming, and Kentucky. The fewest number of facilities is found in Nevada.
8. Which 2 states are tied for having the most people receiving substance-abuse treatment per 100 000 drug users?
Answer: C. Maryland and Connecticut. Maryland & Connecticut were actually tied with a 3rd state, New York, for having the most people receiving substance abuse treatment per 100 000 drug users. New Mexico has the fewest people receiving treatment per 100 000 drug users.
Which state has the highest percentage of adult drug users? Which has the most and which has the fewest opioid deaths per capita? Which states are best and leat prepared to provide substance abuse assistance?A new survey from WalletHub compared the 50 states and DC across 22 key metrics that range from availability of drugs to teens on school grounds to drug arrests. We put together 8 questions on the results. See what you know about drug use, abuse, and treatment across the country.