Published Online:

By the Numbers: Passing the Drug Test

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

Occupations with lowest rates of illicit drug use Percent

1. Police 1.0
2. Administrative Support 2.2
3. Teachers 2.3
4. Child care workers 2.6
5. Dental and health aides 2.8
6. Data clerks 3.2
7. Records processing clerks 3.5
8. Computer programmers and operators 3.6
9. Engineers 3.9
10. Therapists 4.0

From a survey of U.S. full-time workers, ages 18-49, conducted in 1991-93 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Web Only

Commenting temporarily disabled due to scheduled maintenance. Check back soon.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories