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PALESTINE

SPRING 1996

TABLE B1:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> ALL STUDENTS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________
TOBACCO
21.0%
14.0%
7.1%
79.0%
Grade 4
10.5%
4.6%
5.9%
89.5%
Grade 5
20.4%
14.7%
5.8%
79.6%
Grade 6
31.7%
22.5%
9.3%
68.3%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
35.5%
25.7%
9.7%
64.5%
Grade 4
26.4%
20.5%
5.9%
73.6%
Grade 5
31.6%
21.1%
10.5%
68.4%
Grade 6
47.6%
34.8%
12.8%
52.4%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
8.5%
7.0%
1.6%
91.5%
Grade 4
4.1%
4.1%
* %
95.9%
Grade 5
6.8%
4.7%
2.1%
93.2%
Grade 6
14.2%
11.6%
2.7%
85.8%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
4.6%
4.1%
* %
95.4%
Grade 4
2.3%
1.9%
* %
97.7%
Grade 5
4.8%
4.3%
0.5%
95.2%
Grade 6
6.7%
6.3%
* %
93.3%
____________________________________________________________

TABLE B2:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> MALE STUDENTS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________

TOBACCO
24.3%
17.6%
6.6%
75.7%
Grade 4
12.5%
4.8%
7.7%
87.5%
Grade 5
26.5%
21.4%
5.1%
73.5%
Grade 6
34.3%
27.3%
7.1%
65.7%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
40.2%
27.9%
12.3%
59.8%
Grade 4
29.8%
20.2%
9.6%
70.2%
Grade 5
38.8%
26.5%
12.2%
61.2%
Grade 6
52.5%
37.4%
15.2%
47.5%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
7.6%
6.3%
1.3%
92.4%
Grade 4
5.8%
5.8%
* %
94.2%
Grade 5
6.1%
3.0%
3.0%
93.9%
Grade 6
11.2%
10.2%
1.0%
88.8%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
5.4%
4.7%
0.7%
94.6%
Grade 4
2.0%
2.0%
* %
98.0%
Grade 5
5.2%
4.1%
1.0%
94.8%
Grade 6
9.4%
8.3%
1.0%
90.6%
____________________________________________________________

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE B3:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> FEMALE STUDENTS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________
TOBACCO
18.2%
10.7%
7.4%
81.8%
Grade 4
8.7%
4.3%
4.3%
91.3%
Grade 5
14.0%
7.5%
6.5%
86.0%
Grade 6
29.7%
18.8%
10.9%
70.3%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
31.3%
23.8%
7.4%
68.8%
Grade 4
23.3%
20.7%
2.6%
76.7%
Grade 5
23.9%
15.2%
8.7%
76.1%
Grade 6
43.8%
32.8%
10.9%
56.3%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
9.3%
7.5%
1.8%
90.7%
Grade 4
2.7%
2.7%
* %
97.3%
Grade 5
7.6%
6.5%
1.1%
92.4%
Grade 6
16.5%
12.6%
3.9%
83.5%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
3.9%
3.6%
* %
96.1%
Grade 4
2.6%
1.8%
0.9%
97.4%
Grade 5
4.4%
4.4%
* %
95.6%
Grade 6
4.7%
4.7%
* %
95.3%
____________________________________________________________

TABLE B4:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> WHITE STUDENTS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________

TOBACCO
17.4%
12.8%
4.7%
82.6%
Grade 4
8.5%
5.7%
2.8%
91.5%
Grade 5
18.1%
14.9%
3.2%
81.9%
Grade 6
24.8%
17.4%
7.4%
75.2%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
25.9%
17.5%
8.4%
74.1%
Grade 4
20.8%
13.2%
7.5%
79.2%
Grade 5
22.6%
17.2%
5.4%
77.4%
Grade 6
33.1%
21.5%
11.6%
66.9%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
6.9%
5.3%
1.6%
93.1%
Grade 4
5.7%
5.7%
* %
94.3%
Grade 5
5.4%
2.2%
3.2%
94.6%
Grade 6
9.1%
7.4%
1.7%
90.9%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
1.6%
1.3%
* %
98.4%
Grade 4
1.9%
1.9%
* %
98.1%
Grade 5
1.1%
1.1%
* %
98.9%
Grade 6
1.7%
0.8%
0.8%
98.3%
____________________________________________________________

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE B5:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> AFRICAN/AMERICAN STUDENTS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________
TOBACCO
21.2%
11.6%
9.5%
78.8%
Grade 4
14.3%
2.9%
11.4%
85.7%
Grade 5
14.8%
11.1%
3.7%
85.2%
Grade 6
33.8%
21.5%
12.3%
66.2%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
44.1%
31.9%
12.2%
55.9%
Grade 4
34.3%
28.6%
5.7%
65.7%
Grade 5
35.8%
18.9%
17.0%
64.2%
Grade 6
61.5%
46.2%
15.4%
38.5%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
7.0%
5.3%
1.6%
93.0%
Grade 4
1.4%
1.4%
* %
98.6%
Grade 5
7.4%
5.6%
1.9%
92.6%
Grade 6
12.5%
9.4%
3.1%
87.5%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
7.0%
7.0%
* %
93.0%
Grade 4
1.4%
1.4%
* %
98.6%
Grade 5
5.6%
5.6%
* %
94.4%
Grade 6
14.3%
14.3%
* %
85.7%
____________________________________________________________

TABLE B6:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> MEXICAN/AMERICAN STUDENTS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________

TOBACCO
34.4%
23.3%
11.1%
65.6%
Grade 4
12.1%
6.1%
6.1%
87.9%
Grade 5
37.9%
20.7%
17.2%
62.1%
Grade 6
57.1%
46.4%
10.7%
42.9%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
51.6%
44.0%
7.7%
48.4%
Grade 4
27.3%
24.2%
3.0%
72.7%
Grade 5
50.0%
40.0%
10.0%
50.0%
Grade 6
82.1%
71.4%
10.7%
17.9%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
18.9%
16.7%
2.2%
81.1%
Grade 4
6.1%
6.1%
* %
93.9%
Grade 5
13.3%
13.3%
* %
86.7%
Grade 6
40.7%
33.3%
7.4%
59.3%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
11.2%
9.0%
2.2%
88.8%
Grade 4
3.1%
* %
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 5
17.2%
13.8%
3.4%
82.8%
Grade 6
14.3%
14.3%
* %
85.7%
____________________________________________________________

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE B7:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> STUDENTS REPORTING A AND B GRADES
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________
TOBACCO
19.8%
12.8%
6.9%
80.2%
Grade 4
10.9%
5.2%
5.7%
89.1%
Grade 5
20.5%
14.1%
6.4%
79.5%
Grade 6
27.8%
19.3%
8.5%
72.2%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
32.9%
23.9%
9.1%
67.1%
Grade 4
23.6%
17.2%
6.3%
76.4%
Grade 5
32.1%
22.4%
9.6%
67.9%
Grade 6
42.9%
31.6%
11.3%
57.1%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
7.8%
6.4%
1.4%
92.2%
Grade 4
2.9%
2.9%
* %
97.1%
Grade 5
7.0%
5.1%
1.9%
93.0%
Grade 6
13.1%
10.9%
2.3%
86.9%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
4.4%
3.8%
0.6%
95.6%
Grade 4
1.7%
1.2%
0.6%
98.3%
Grade 5
5.8%
5.2%
0.6%
94.2%
Grade 6
5.8%
5.2%
0.6%
94.2%
____________________________________________________________

TABLE B8:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> STUDENTS REPORTING C, D, AND F GRADES
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________

TOBACCO
26.6%
18.5%
8.1%
73.4%
Grade 4
9.5%
2.4%
7.1%
90.5%
Grade 5
20.0%
17.1%
2.9%
80.0%
Grade 6
46.8%
34.0%
12.8%
53.2%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
46.3%
33.3%
13.0%
53.7%
Grade 4
39.5%
34.9%
4.7%
60.5%
Grade 5
29.4%
14.7%
14.7%
70.6%
Grade 6
65.2%
45.7%
19.6%
34.8%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
12.2%
9.8%
2.4%
87.8%
Grade 4
9.3%
9.3%
* %
90.7%
Grade 5
5.9%
2.9%
2.9%
94.1%
Grade 6
19.6%
15.2%
4.3%
80.4%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
5.8%
5.8%
* %
94.2%
Grade 4
4.9%
4.9%
* %
95.1%
Grade 5
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 6
10.9%
10.9%
* %
89.1%
____________________________________________________________

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE B9:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> STUDENTS LIVING WITH TWO PARENTS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________
TOBACCO
17.9%
13.3%
4.6%
82.1%
Grade 4
7.2%
2.4%
4.8%
92.8%
Grade 5
18.7%
14.6%
4.1%
81.3%
Grade 6
28.1%
23.1%
5.0%
71.9%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
30.8%
24.6%
6.2%
69.2%
Grade 4
22.2%
19.0%
3.2%
77.8%
Grade 5
32.8%
23.8%
9.0%
67.2%
Grade 6
37.7%
31.1%
6.6%
62.3%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
7.9%
6.3%
1.6%
92.1%
Grade 4
4.1%
4.1%
* %
95.9%
Grade 5
8.2%
4.9%
3.3%
91.8%
Grade 6
11.7%
10.0%
1.7%
88.3%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
3.8%
3.0%
0.8%
96.2%
Grade 4
2.5%
1.6%
0.8%
97.5%
Grade 5
5.7%
4.9%
0.8%
94.3%
Grade 6
3.3%
2.5%
0.8%
96.7%
____________________________________________________________

TABLE B10:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> STUDENTS NOT LIVING WITH TWO PARENTS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________

TOBACCO
25.2%
14.7%
10.5%
74.8%
Grade 4
14.9%
7.4%
7.4%
85.1%
Grade 5
23.5%
14.7%
8.8%
76.5%
Grade 6
35.6%
21.2%
14.4%
64.4%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
41.3%
26.5%
14.8%
58.7%
Grade 4
31.9%
22.3%
9.6%
68.1%
Grade 5
28.4%
14.9%
13.4%
71.6%
Grade 6
58.3%
37.9%
20.4%
41.7%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
9.1%
7.5%
1.5%
90.9%
Grade 4
4.3%
4.3%
* %
95.7%
Grade 5
4.4%
4.4%
* %
95.6%
Grade 6
16.5%
12.6%
3.9%
83.5%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
5.4%
5.4%
* %
94.6%
Grade 4
2.1%
2.1%
* %
97.9%
Grade 5
3.0%
3.0%
* %
97.0%
Grade 6
9.9%
9.9%
* %
90.1%
____________________________________________________________

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE B11:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> STUDENTS LIVING IN TOWN MORE THAN 3 YEARS.
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________
TOBACCO
20.4%
14.3%
6.1%
79.6%
Grade 4
8.2%
3.8%
4.4%
91.8%
Grade 5
18.8%
13.8%
5.0%
81.3%
Grade 6
31.9%
23.6%
8.4%
68.1%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
37.0%
26.6%
10.4%
63.0%
Grade 4
27.8%
21.5%
6.3%
72.2%
Grade 5
30.2%
19.5%
10.7%
69.8%
Grade 6
50.3%
36.6%
13.6%
49.7%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
8.9%
7.5%
1.4%
91.1%
Grade 4
3.9%
3.9%
* %
96.1%
Grade 5
6.9%
5.0%
1.9%
93.1%
Grade 6
14.8%
12.7%
2.1%
85.2%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
4.6%
4.2%
* %
95.4%
Grade 4
1.9%
1.9%
* %
98.1%
Grade 5
4.4%
3.8%
0.6%
95.6%
Grade 6
6.9%
6.3%
0.5%
93.1%
____________________________________________________________

TABLE B12:

PREVALENCE AND RECENCY OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY GRADE


--> STUDENTS LIVING IN TOWN 3 YEARS OR LESS
Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
____________________________________________________________

TOBACCO
22.8%
11.4%
11.4%
77.2%
Grade 4
14.3%
7.1%
7.1%
85.7%
Grade 5
27.3%
13.6%
13.6%
72.7%
Grade 6
27.6%
13.8%
13.8%
72.4%
____________________________________________________________
ALCOHOL
34.2%
25.3%
8.9%
65.8%
Grade 4
32.1%
25.0%
7.1%
67.9%
Grade 5
36.4%
27.3%
9.1%
63.6%
Grade 6
34.5%
24.1%
10.3%
65.5%
____________________________________________________________
ADJ-INHALANTS
6.3%
3.8%
2.5%
93.7%
Grade 4
3.6%
3.6%
* %
96.4%
Grade 5
4.5%
* %
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 6
10.3%
6.9%
3.4%
89.7%
____________________________________________________________
MARIJUANA
4.0%
4.0%
* %
96.0%
Grade 4
3.6%
3.6%
* %
96.4%
Grade 5
5.0%
5.0%
* %
95.0%
Grade 6
3.7%
3.7%
* %
96.3%
____________________________________________________________

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE 1:
1A.

HAVE YOU EVER SNIFFED ANY OF THE FOLLOWING INHALANTS TO GET HIGH?

WHITEOUT OR LIQUID PAPER


NOT USED
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

1B.

96.4%
99.5%
96.3%
93.5%

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

98.1%
100%
98.4%
96.0%

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

97.4%
98.6%
97.3%
96.3%

1.9%
* %
1.6%
4.0%

USED
2.6%
1.4%
2.7%
3.7%

PAINT THINNER
NOT USED
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

1E.

USED

GLUE
NOT USED

1D.

3.6%
* %
3.7%
6.5%

GASOLINE
NOT USED

1C.

USED

99.2%
99.5%
100%
98.2%

USED
0.8%
* %
* %
1.8%

SPRAY PAINT
NOT USED

USED

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6
1F.

97.7%
98.6%
98.9%
95.8%

2.3%
1.4%
1.1%
4.2%

OTHER INHALANTS
NOT USED
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

TABLE 2:

95.3%
98.1%
97.3%
90.7%

USED
4.7%
1.9%
2.7%
9.3%

NUMBER OF DIFFERENT KINDS OF INHALANTS USED:


0
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

93.6%
97.3%
94.3%
89.5%

1
3.6%
1.8%
3.6%
5.3%

2-3

4-5

2.3%
0.9%
2.1%
3.9%

* %
* %
* %
1.3%

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE 3:
3A.

AVERAGE NUMBER OF TIMES SELECTED SUBSTANCES WERE USED:

SCHOOL YEAR

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

3B.

TOBACCO

ALCOHOL

INHALANTS

MARIJUANA

0.7
0.2
0.7
1.3

1.7
1.0
1.1
2.9

0.2
0.0
0.2
0.3

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.3

TOBACCO

ALCOHOL

INHALANTS

MARIJUANA

1.0
0.3
0.9
1.7

2.5
1.3
1.6
4.3

0.2
0.0
0.2
0.4

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.3

LIFETIME

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

TABLE 4:

DURING THE PAST SCHOOL YEAR, HAVE YOU SMOKED CIGARETTES?


NO
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

TABLE 5:
5A.

87.9%
95.9%
86.6%
81.3%

ABOUT HOW MANY OF YOUR CLOSE FRIENDS USE...

ALCOHOL (BEER, WINE COOLERS, WINE, LIQUOR)?

YES
12.1%
4.1%
13.4%
18.7%

NEVER
HEARD OF
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6
5B.

0.6%
* %
0.5%
1.3%

NONE

SOME

MOST

59.7%
71.3%
62.4%
46.5%

28.5%
25.5%
23.7%
35.4%

11.1%
3.2%
13.4%
16.8%

NONE

SOME

MOST

85.5%
90.4%
88.9%
78.0%

6.4%
1.4%
6.1%
11.5%

2.5%
* %
1.7%
5.5%

INHALANTS?
NEVER
HEARD OF
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

5.6%
8.2%
3.3%
5.0%

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

5C.

MARIJUANA?
NEVER
HEARD OF
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

TABLE 6:

SOME

MOST

81.9%
88.2%
82.3%
75.6%

8.8%
2.5%
9.4%
14.3%

3.5%
2.0%
2.8%
5.5%

AVERAGE AGE OF FIRST USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES:

TOBACCO
ALCOHOL
BEER
WINECOOL
WINE
LIQUOR
INHALANT
MARIJUAN

TABLE 7:

5.8%
7.4%
5.5%
4.6%

NONE

GRADE 4

GRADE 5

GRADE 6

8.1
8.6
8.5
8.9
8.9
*
*
*

9.4
9.3
9.2
9.8
10.1
9.4
*
*

9.9
9.4
9.2
9.9
9.8
10.0
10.3
10.8

LIFETIME PREVALENCE OF USE OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES BY REPORTED CONDUCT


PROBLEMS THIS SCHOOL YEAR:
NO ABSENCES OR
CONDUCT PROBLEMS
ALCOHOL
INHALANTS
MARIJUANA

TABLE 8:

27.2%
3.5%
2.0%

CUT
SCHOOL

SENT TO
PRINCIPAL

BOTH

76.5%
29.4%
23.5%

49.5%
7.3%
10.3%

84.6%
30.8%
30.8%

AGE OF FIRST USE OF ALCOHOL BY FAMILY SITUATION:

8A.

TWO-PARENT FAMILY
NEVER

7 OR UNDER

10

11

12 OR

OVER
ALL

70.1%

8.2%

2.5%

6.3%

4.9%

5.8%

GRADE 4

78.9%

7.3%

0.8%

9.8%

3.3%

* %

GRADE 5

68.3%

7.5%

3.3%

5.8%

5.8%

7.5%

GRADE 6

62.8%

9.9%

3.3%

3.3%

5.8%

9.9%

10

11

2.2%
*

%
1.7%
5.0%
8B.

OTHER FAMILY SITUATION


NEVER

7 OR UNDER

12 OR

OVER
ALL

61.9%

9.6%

3.5%

6.9%

9.2%

5.0%

GRADE 4

71.0%

6.5%

3.2%

12.9%

5.4%

1.1%

GRADE 5

75.8%

4.5%

3.0%

* %

10.6%

4.5%

GRADE 6

44.6%

15.8%

4.0%

5.9%

11.9%

8.9%

3.8%
%
1.5%
8.9%

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE 9:
9A.

HOW DANGEROUS DO YOU THINK IT IS FOR KIDS YOUR AGE TO USE

TOBACCO (CIGARETTES, SNUFF, CHEWING TOBACCO)?

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6
9B.

VERY
DANGEROUS

* %
0.9%
* %
* %

66.4%
74.2%
67.7%
57.8%

DANGEROUS
25.2%
18.9%
24.2%
32.0%

NOT AT ALL
DANGEROUS
1.9%
0.5%
1.6%
2.7%

DO NOT
KNOW
6.5%
5.5%
6.5%
7.6%

NEVER
HEARD OF

VERY
DANGEROUS

3.2%
1.9%
3.2%
4.5%

65.7%
72.1%
68.6%
57.1%

NEVER
HEARD OF

VERY
DANGEROUS

3.5%
6.2%
2.2%
1.9%

71.7%
68.9%
76.1%
70.8%

NEVER
HEARD OF

VERY
DANGEROUS

DANGEROUS
23.9%
19.1%
20.5%
31.3%

NOT AT ALL
DANGEROUS
-0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%

DO NOT
KNOW
7.2%
7.0%
7.6%
7.1%

INHALANTS?

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6
9D.

NEVER
HEARD OF

ALCOHOL (BEER, WINE COOLERS, WINE, LIQUOR)?

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6
9C.

...

DANGEROUS
13.9%
12.0%
12.8%
16.7%

NOT AT ALL
DANGEROUS
1.5%
0.5%
1.7%
2.3%

DO NOT
KNOW
9.4%
12.4%
7.2%
8.3%

MARIJUANA?
DANGEROUS

NOT AT ALL
DANGEROUS

DO NOT
KNOW

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

TABLE 10:

3.3%
5.7%
3.9%
* %

81.2%
82.4%
82.0%
79.5%

8.7%
6.7%
7.3%
11.9%

AN ASSEMBLY PROGRAM?
NO
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

10B.

5.1%
5.2%
5.1%
5.0%

SINCE SCHOOL BEGAN IN SEPTEMBER, HAVE YOU LEARNED ABOUT DRUGS OR ALCOHOL

FROM...
10A.

1.6%
0.0%
1.7%
3.7%

36.3%
50.8%
46.8%
13.9%

YES
63.7%
49.2%
53.2%
86.1%

A GUIDANCE COUNSELOR?
NO
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

79.1%
80.8%
75.9%
80.1%

YES
20.9%
19.2%
24.1%
19.9%

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

10C.

VISITOR TO CLASS?
NO
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

10D.

47.3%
68.3%
61.6%
15.6%

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

60.4%
68.9%
61.0%
51.7%

YES
39.6%
31.1%
39.0%
48.3%

YOUR TEACHER?
NO
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

10F.

52.7%
31.7%
38.4%
84.4%

SOMEONE ELSE AT SCHOOL?


NO

10E.

YES

32.7%
42.0%
25.0%
30.3%

YES
67.3%
58.0%
75.0%
69.7%

ANY SCHOOL SOURCE?


NO
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

14.5%
25.6%
14.6%
4.0%

YES
85.5%
74.4%
85.4%
96.0%

TABLE 11:
11A.

HOW DO YOUR PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS YOUR AGE...

DRINKING BEER?
DON'T
LIKE IT
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

11B.

79.7%
80.0%
80.5%
78.7%

DON'T
CARE
1.9%
1.4%
1.1%
3.2%

THINK
IT'S OK
1.0%
2.4%
0.5%
* %

DON'T
KNOW
17.4%
16.2%
17.8%
18.1%

SMOKING MARIJUANA?
DON'T
LIKE IT
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

79.7%
80.0%
80.5%
78.7%

DON'T
CARE
1.9%
1.4%
1.1%
3.2%

THINK
IT'S OK
1.0%
2.4%
0.5%
* %

DON'T
KNOW
17.4%
16.2%
17.8%
18.1%

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE 12:
12A.

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN OFFERED...

ALCOHOL (BEER, WINE COOLERS, WINE, LIQUOR)?


NEVER
HEARD OF
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

12B.

1.1%
* %
2.1%
0.9%

34.4%
23.1%
30.5%
48.7%

NO
64.4%
76.4%
67.4%
50.4%

INHALANTS?
NEVER
HEARD OF
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

12C.

YES

5.4%
7.8%
4.9%
3.7%

YES
6.6%
2.9%
3.3%
12.8%

NO
88.0%
89.3%
91.8%
83.6%

MARIJUANA?
NEVER
HEARD OF
ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6

5.1%
7.2%
4.4%
3.7%

YES
9.7%
5.8%
9.9%
13.2%

NO
85.2%
87.0%
85.6%
83.1%

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996

TABLE A3:

DURING THE PAST YEAR (12 MONTHS), HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU HAD TWO OR MORE

DRINKS IN A ROW?
A3A.

BEER

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6
A3B.

81.2%
86.4%
83.7%
74.2%

8.6%
7.5%
6.0%
11.8%

NEVER

1 TIME

78.7%
83.9%
81.0%
71.9%

10.0%
5.9%
9.5%
14.3%

NEVER

1 TIME

87.3%
90.7%
91.6%
80.6%

6.3%
3.9%
4.5%
10.1%

NEVER

1 TIME

91.3%
96.4%
94.2%

2.4%
0.5%
1.2%

2 TIMES
3.6%
1.9%
4.3%
4.5%

3+ TIMES
6.6%
4.2%
6.0%
9.5%

EVER
18.8%
13.6%
16.3%
25.8%

2 TIMES
4.7%
5.4%
2.8%
5.5%

3+ TIMES
6.7%
4.9%
6.7%
8.3%

EVER
21.3%
16.1%
19.0%
28.1%

WINE

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6
A3D.

1 TIME

WINE COOLERS

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5
GRADE 6
A3C.

NEVER

2 TIMES
3.3%
2.0%
1.7%
6.0%

3+ TIMES
3.0%
3.4%
2.2%
3.2%

EVER
12.7%
9.3%
8.4%
19.4%

LIQUOR

ALL
GRADE 4
GRADE 5

2 TIMES
2.2%
2.6%
1.2%

3+ TIMES
4.1%
0.5%
3.5%

EVER
8.7%
3.6%
5.8%

GRADE 6

84.5%

5.0%

2.7%

7.7%

15.5%

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
GENDER
Q1
Frequency
Percent
---------------------------Male
307
47.7
Female
337
52.3

GRADE LEVEL
Q2
Frequency
Percent
------------------------4th
222
34.5
5th
194
30.1
6th
228
35.4

DO YOU LIVE WITH BOTH PARENTS?


Q3
Frequency
Percent
------------------------Yes
374
58.4
No
266
41.6
Frequency Missing = 4

AGE
Q4
Frequency
Percent
----------------------------------9
50
7.8
10
196
30.5
11
192
29.9
12
174
27.1
13 or older
31
4.8

Frequency Missing = 1

ETHNICITY
Q5
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------------------White
323
50.5
African/American
190
29.7
Mexican/American
92
14.4
Asian/American
3
0.5
Native/American
11
1.7
Other
20
3.1
Frequency Missing = 5

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
WHAT GRADES DO YOU USUALLY GET
Q6
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------------Mostly A's
257
40.3
Mostly B's
254
39.9
Mostly C's
103
16.2
Mostly D's
12
1.9
Mostly F's
11
1.7
Frequency Missing = 7

LIVED IN THIS TOWN FOR MORE THAN 3 YEARS


Q7
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------------Yes
513
80.0
No
80
12.5
Don't know
48
7.5
Frequency Missing = 3

EITHER PARENT GRADUATE FROM COLLEGE


Q8
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------------Yes
325
50.7
No
110
17.2
Don't know
206
32.1
Frequency Missing = 3

QUALIFY FOR A FREE/REDUCED PRICE LUNCH?

Q9
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------------Yes
261
41.1
No
279
43.9
Don't know
95
15.0
Frequency Missing = 9

EVER INHALED GASOLINE TO GET HIGH?


Q10A
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Not Used
616
98.1
Used
12
1.9
Frequency Missing = 16

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
EVER INHALED PAINT THINNER TO GET HIGH?
Q10B
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Not Used
612
99.2
Used
5
0.8
Frequency Missing = 27

EVER INHALED GLUE TO GET HIGH?


Q10C
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Not Used
599
97.4
Used
16
2.6
Frequency Missing = 29

EVER INHALED LIQUID PAPER TO GET HIGH?


Q10D
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Not Used
593
96.4
Used
22
3.6
Frequency Missing = 29

EVER INHALED SPRAY PAINT TO GET HIGH?


Q10E
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Not Used
599
97.7
Used
14
2.3

Frequency Missing = 31

EVER INHALED OTHER INHNTS TO GET HIGH?


Q10F
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Not Used
582
95.3
Used
29
4.7
Frequency Missing = 33

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
CIGARETTE USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11A
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
15
2.4
Never used
506
80.2
1-2 times
76
12.0
3-10 times
15
2.4
11+ times
19
3.0
Frequency Missing = 13

SNUFF/CHEWING TOBACCO USE IN LIFETIME


Q11B
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
31
5.0
Never used
542
87.3
1-2 times
30
4.8
3-10 times
6
1.0
11+ times
12
1.9
Frequency Missing = 23

BEER USE DURING LIFETIME


Q11C
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
6
1.0
Never used
460
75.3
1-2 times
98
16.0
3-10 times
27
4.4
11+ times
20
3.3
Frequency Missing = 33

WINE COOLER USE DURING LIFETIME


Q11D
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
21
3.5
Never used
423
69.9
1-2 times
117
19.3
3-10 times
32
5.3
11+ times
12
2.0
Frequency Missing = 39

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
WINE USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11E
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
12
2.0
Never used
504
83.7
1-2 times
60
10.0
3-10 times
19
3.2
11+ times
7
1.2
Frequency Missing = 42

LIQUOR USE DURING LIFETIME


Q11F
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
45
7.4
Never used
503
82.3
1-2 times
43
7.0
3-10 times
12
2.0
11+ times
8
1.3
Frequency Missing = 33

INHALANT USE DURING LIFETIME


Q11H
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
49
8.0
Never used
534
87.1
1-2 times
18
2.9
3-10 times
8
1.3
11+ times
4
0.7
Frequency Missing = 31

MARIJUANA USE DURING LIFETIME


Q11I
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
49
8.0
Never used
539
87.5
1-2 times
17
2.8
3-10 times
6
1.0
11+ times
5
0.8
Frequency Missing = 28

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
CIGARETTE USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12A
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
10
1.6
Never used
544
86.3
1-2 times
46
7.3
3-10 times
14
2.2
11+ times
16
2.5
Frequency Missing = 14

SNUFF/CHEWING TOBACCO USE IN PAST YEAR


Q12B
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
20
3.2
Never used
571
92.1
1-2 times
18
2.9
3-10 times
5
0.8
11+ times
6
1.0
Frequency Missing = 24

BEER USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR


Q12C
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
4
0.6
Never used
510
82.4
1-2 times
76
12.3
3-10 times
20
3.2
11+ times
9
1.5
Frequency Missing = 25

WINE COOLER USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR


Q12D
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
22
3.6
Never used
480
78.7
1-2 times
83
13.6
3-10 times
15
2.5
11+ times
10
1.6
Frequency Missing = 34

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
WINE USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12E
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
8
1.3
Never used
539
88.7
1-2 times
43
7.1
3-10 times
13
2.1
11+ times
5
0.8
Frequency Missing = 36

LIQUOR USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR


Q12F
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
43
6.9
Never used
529
85.0
1-2 times
31
5.0
3-10 times
13
2.1
11+ times
6
1.0
Frequency Missing = 22

INHALANT USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR


Q12H
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
36
5.8
Never used
556
90.1
1-2 times
14
2.3
3-10 times
6
1.0
11+ times
5
0.8
Frequency Missing = 27

MARIJUANA USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR


Q12I
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
45
7.3
Never used
545
88.5
1-2 times
15
2.4
3-10 times
7
1.1
11+ times
4
0.6
Frequency Missing = 28

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
AGE WHEN FIRST USED CIGARETTES
Q13A
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
10
1.6
Never used
500
79.7
7 or younger
14
2.2
8
17
2.7
9
18
2.9
10
25
4.0
11
30
4.8
12 or older
13
2.1
Frequency Missing = 17

AGE WHEN FIRST USED SNUFF/CHEW TOBACCO


Q13B
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
20
3.2
Never used
551
88.6
7 or younger
13
2.1
8
8
1.3
9
15
2.4
10
4
0.6
11
9
1.4
12 or older
2
0.3
Frequency Missing = 22

AGE WHEN FIRST USED BEER


Q13C
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
5
0.8
Never used
465
76.7

7 or younger
8
9
10
11
12 or older

42
14
26
22
17
15

6.9
2.3
4.3
3.6
2.8
2.5

Frequency Missing = 38

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE COOLERS
Q13D
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
21
3.5
Never used
432
71.8
7 or younger
20
3.3
8
16
2.7
9
27
4.5
10
42
7.0
11
23
3.8
12 or older
21
3.5
Frequency Missing = 42

AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE


Q13E
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
8
1.3
Never used
515
86.3
7 or younger
10
1.7
8
9
1.5
9
12
2.0
10
16
2.7
11
17
2.8
12 or older
10
1.7
Frequency Missing = 47

AGE WHEN FIRST USED LIQUOR


Q13F
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
33
5.5
Never used
518
85.6

7 or younger
8
9
10
11
12 or older

9
1
12
10
13
9

1.5
0.2
2.0
1.7
2.1
1.5

Frequency Missing = 39

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
AGE WHEN FIRST USED INHALANTS
Q13H
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
40
6.6
Never used
538
88.3
7 or younger
5
0.8
8
1
0.2
9
3
0.5
10
10
1.6
11
8
1.3
12 or older
4
0.7
Frequency Missing = 35

AGE WHEN FIRST USED MARIJUANA


Q13I
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
44
7.2
Never used
538
88.6
7 or younger
3
0.5
8
1
0.2
9
2
0.3
10
5
0.8
11
7
1.2
12 or older
7
1.2
Frequency Missing = 37

CLOSE FRIENDS USE CIGARETTES


Q14A
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
9
1.4
None
423
67.7

Some
Most

169
24

27.0
3.8

Frequency Missing = 19

CLOSE FRIENDS USE SNUFF/CHEWING TOBACCO


Q14B
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
11
1.8
None
522
85.0
Some
71
11.6
Most
10
1.6
Frequency Missing = 30

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
CLOSE FRIENDS USE BEER
Q14C
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
4
0.7
None
413
67.6
Some
149
24.4
Most
45
7.4
Frequency Missing = 33

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE COOLERS


Q14D
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
17
2.8
None
413
67.7
Some
130
21.3
Most
50
8.2
Frequency Missing = 34

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE


Q14E
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
7
1.2
None
495
82.5
Some
76
12.7
Most
22
3.7
Frequency Missing = 44

CLOSE FRIENDS USE LIQUOR


Q14F
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
18
3.0
None
510
84.9
Some
55
9.2
Most
18
3.0
Frequency Missing = 43

CLOSE FRIENDS USE INHALANTS


Q14H
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
34
5.6
None
518
85.5
Some
39
6.4
Most
15
2.5
Frequency Missing = 38

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
CLOSE FRIENDS USE MARIJUANA
Q14I
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
35
5.8
None
492
81.9
Some
53
8.8
Most
21
3.5
Frequency Missing = 43

EVER BEEN OFFERED CIGARETTES


Q15A
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
11
1.8
Yes
178
28.5
No
435
69.7
Frequency Missing = 20

EVER BEEN OFFERED SNUFF/CHEWING TOBACCO


Q15B
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
17
2.8
Yes
99
16.1
No
499
81.1
Frequency Missing = 29

EVER BEEN OFFERED BEER

Q15C
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
6
1.0
Yes
180
29.8
No
419
69.3
Frequency Missing = 39

EVER BEEN OFFERED WINE COOLERS


Q15D
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
21
3.5
Yes
134
22.3
No
445
74.2
Frequency Missing = 44

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
EVER BEEN OFFERED WINE
Q15E
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
8
1.3
Yes
96
16.0
No
496
82.7
Frequency Missing = 44

EVER BEEN OFFERED LIQUOR


Q15F
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
27
4.4
Yes
73
11.9
No
512
83.7
Frequency Missing = 32

EVER BEEN OFFERED INHALANTS


Q15H
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
33
5.4
Yes
40
6.6
No
534
88.0
Frequency Missing = 37

EVER BEEN OFFERED MARIJUANA


Q15I

Frequency

Percent

-----------------------------------Never heard of
31
5.1
Yes
59
9.7
No
518
85.2
Frequency Missing = 36

IS ALCOHOL OBTAINED FROM HOME


Q16A
Frequency
Percent
---------------------------------Do Not Drink
402
67.1
Yes
85
14.2
No
112
18.7
Frequency Missing = 45

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
IS ALCOHOL OBTAINED FROM FRIENDS
Q16B
Frequency
Percent
---------------------------------Do Not Drink
379
66.3
Yes
59
10.3
No
134
23.4
Frequency Missing = 72

IS ALCOHOL OBTAINED SOMEWHERE ELSE


Q16C
Frequency
Percent
---------------------------------Do Not Drink
383
66.5
Yes
87
15.1
No
106
18.4
Frequency Missing = 68

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE CIGARETTE


Q17A
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
6
1.0
Very dangerous
341
54.6
Dangerous
199
31.8
Not at all
13
2.1
Don't know
66
10.6
Frequency Missing = 19

DANGEROUS TO USE SNUFF/CHEW TOBACCO

Q17B
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
8
1.3
Very dangerous
353
57.4
Dangerous
173
28.1
Not at all
14
2.3
Don't know
67
10.9
Frequency Missing = 29

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE BEER


Q17C
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
3
0.5
Very dangerous
287
47.5
Dangerous
196
32.5
Not at all
39
6.5
Don't know
79
13.1
Frequency Missing = 40

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE WINE COOLERS
Q17D
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
17
2.9
Very dangerous
232
39.0
Dangerous
182
30.6
Not at all
67
11.3
Don't know
97
16.3
Frequency Missing = 49

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE WINE


Q17E
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
3
0.5
Very dangerous
283
47.2
Dangerous
188
31.4
Not at all
40
6.7
Don't know
85
14.2
Frequency Missing = 45

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE LIQUOR


Q17F
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
18
3.0
Very dangerous
376
62.4
Dangerous
134
22.2
Not at all
10
1.7
Don't know
65
10.8
Frequency Missing = 41

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE INHALANTS


Q17H
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
21
3.5
Very dangerous
434
71.7
Dangerous
84
13.9
Not at all
9
1.5
Don't know
57
9.4
Frequency Missing = 39

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE MARIJUANA
Q17I
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------------Never heard of
20
3.3
Very dangerous
493
81.2
Dangerous
53
8.7
Not at all
10
1.6
Don't know
31
5.1
Frequency Missing = 37

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO FROM TEACHER


Q18A
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------Yes
410
67.3
No
199
32.7
Frequency Missing = 35

DRUG/ALC INFO FROM VISITOR TO CLASS


Q18B
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------Yes
307
52.7
No
275
47.3
Frequency Missing = 62

DRUG/ALC INFO FROM ASSEMBLY PROGRAM


Q18C

Frequency

Percent

-------------------------Yes
370
63.7
No
211
36.3
Frequency Missing = 63

DRUG/ALC INFO FROM GUIDE COUNSELOR


Q18D
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------Yes
118
20.9
No
446
79.1
Frequency Missing = 80

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
DRUG/ALC INF FROM SOMEONE ELSE AT SCHOOL
Q18E
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------Yes
226
39.6
No
345
60.4
Frequency Missing = 73

BEERS, TWO OR MORE AT ONE TIME


Q19A
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Never
502
81.2
1 time
53
8.6
2 times
22
3.6
3+ times
41
6.6
Frequency Missing = 26

WINE COOLERS, TWO/MORE AT ONE TIME


Q19B
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Never
473
78.7
1 time
60
10.0
2 times
28
4.7
3+ times
40
6.7
Frequency Missing = 43

WINE, TWO OR MORE AT ONE TIME

Q19C
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Never
523
87.3
1 time
38
6.3
2 times
20
3.3
3+ times
18
3.0
Frequency Missing = 45

LIQUOR, TWO OR MORE AT ONE TIME


Q19D
Frequency
Percent
-----------------------------Never
537
91.3
1 time
14
2.4
2 times
13
2.2
3+ times
24
4.1
Frequency Missing = 56

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

PALESTINE
SPRING 1996
MISSED SCHOOL WITHOUT PARENT'S CONSENT
Q20
Frequency
Percent
------------------------Yes
17
2.7
No
606
97.3
Frequency Missing = 21

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN SINCE SEPTEMBER


Q21
Frequency
Percent
------------------------Yes
203
32.6
No
419
67.4
Frequency Missing = 22

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS DRINK BEER


Q22
Frequency
Percent
------------------------------------Don't like it
491
79.7
Don't care
12
1.9
Think it's O.K.
6
1.0
Don't know
107
17.4
Frequency Missing = 28

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS USE MARIJUANA


Q23
Frequency
Percent
-------------------------------------

Don't
Don't
Think
Don't

like it
care
it's O.K.
know

491
12
6
107

79.7
1.9
1.0
17.4

Frequency Missing = 28

NOTE: The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district