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Table 1 Drug Use by Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Women in the United States (1999)

From: Substance use during pregnancy: time for policy to catch up with research

Drug Non-Pregnant Pregnant
Any illicit drug 8.1 3.4 (134,111)
Marijuana/Hashish 5.9 2.9 (114,389)
Cocaine .9 .2 (7,889)
Heroin .1 *
Methamphetamine .2 .2 (7,889)
Cigarettes 30.5 17.6 (694,223)
Alcohol 49.3 13.8 (544,334)
"Binge" alcohol 19.4 3.4 (134,111)
Heavy alcohol 4.0 .5 (19,722)