Across race groups, drug offense case rates declined between 2005 and 2019.
|Note: Rates are cases per 1,000 youth ages 10-upper age of juvenile court jurisdiction.
*Excludes persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Persons of Hispanic ethnicity can be of any race.
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- Between 2005 and 2019, drug offense case rates decreased 55% for black youth, 51% for Asian youth, 44% for Hispanic youth, 43% for white youth, and 30% for American Indian youth.
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
June 22, 2021.
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