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Cocaine Use Among U.S. Workers Declines Sharply in 2008, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM)
Date:5/6/2009

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Overall Positivity Rates By Drug Category - Urine Drug Tests

(For Combined U.S. Workforce, as a percentage of all such tests)

                       2004      2005      2006      2007      2008
    Overall             4.5%      4.1%      3.8%      3.8%      3.6%


Percent Testing Positive for Cocaine - Urine Drug Tests

(For General U.S. Workforce, as a percentage of all such tests)

                       2004      2005      2006      2007      2008
    Positivity Rates
     for Cocaine       0.72%     0.70%     0.72%     0.58%     0.41%
    % Difference
     Cocaine            N/A      -3.2%     2.9%     -19.4%    -29.3%



Percent Testing Positive for Methamphetamine and Amphetamine - Urine Drug Tests

(For General U.S. Workforce, as a percentage of all such tests)

                       2004      2005      2006      2007      2008
    Positivity for
     Amphetamine       0.45%     0.44%     0.38%     0.40%     0.45%
    Positivity for
     Methamphetamine   0.33%     0.28%     0.18%     0.14%     0.11%



                       2004      2005      2006      2007      2008
    % Difference
     Amphetamine        N/A      -2.2%    -13.6%      5.3%     12.5%
    % Difference
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