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The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States - 1992

Table 6.6

Illicit Drug Use by Booked Arrestees in 24 Selected Cities, by Charge at Arrest, 1991

Charge Males Testing Positive
(%)
Females Testing Positive
(%)

Homicide

48

65

Assault

48

50

Robbery

65

76

Burglary

68

63

Larceny-theft

64

58

Sex offense

37

68

Stolen property

58

74

Prostitution

47

85

Drug sale/possession

79

79

Source: U.S. Department of Justice (1991a).


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