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By the Numbers: Passing the Drug Test

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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.

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