All data refer to the United States population.
How many people use inhalants?
- Among people aged 12 or older in 2021, 0.8% (or about 2.2 million people) reported using inhalants in the past 12 months (2021 DT 1.11).
How many young students use inhalants?
- In 2022, an estimated 3.6% of 8th graders, 2.4% of 10th graders, and 1.8% of 12th graders reported using inhalants in the past 12 months.
How many people have an inhalant use disorder?
- Among people aged 12 or older in 2021, 0.1% (or about 335,000 people) had an inhalant use disorder in the past 12 months (2021 DT 5.1).
*The COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on data collection for the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). For more information, please see the 2021 NSDUH Frequently Asked Questions from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.