Other interesting facts from the article include:
- “Among boomers aged 50 to 54, illicit drug use increased from 3.4% in 2002 to 5.7% in 2007”
- Boomers aged 55 to 59 showed a significant increase in illicit drug use over a five-year period
Interestingly, while illicit drug use in baby boomers increased, drug use among those aged 12 to 17 actually decreased during the 5 years the study was done.
To read more about this survey, please visit the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.