Search the national map and our database for national survey results on teens that have used heroin at least once. It is a national representative sample of behavior among 9th to 12th graders. Data is based on questionnaire completed by 16,810 students across 42 states. Includes local surveys conducted in 20 school systems throughout the country.
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