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Texas School Survey


of Drug and Alcohol Use
2008
Houston ISD
Part I: District Results

Secondary

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Part I: District Results


Secondary (Grades)

Table of Contents

General Substance Tables 5-44

Tobacco
Alcohol
Drugs
Inhalants
Miscellaneous

Prevalence Tables 45-86

Selected Substances:

Table B1: All Students


Table B2: Male Students
Table B3: Female Students
Table B4: White Students
Table B5: African/American Students
Table B6: Mexican/American Students
Table B7: Students Reporting A Grades
Table B8: Students Reporting Grades Lower Than an A
Table B9: Students Living With 2 Parents
Table B10: Students Not Living With 2 Parents
Table B11: Students who would seek help from adults
Table B12: Students who wouldn’t seek help from adults
Table B13 Students Living in Town More Than 3 Years
Table B14: Students Living in Town 3 Years or Less

Margin Tables 87-103

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1. General Substance Tables

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Table T-1: How recently, if ever, have you used ..

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Any tobacco product
All 9.8% 14.1% 28.8% 71.2%
Grade 7 7.3% 9.0% 21.3% 78.7%
Grade 8 5.7% 8.7% 21.2% 78.8%
Grade 9 8.0% 12.1% 28.8% 71.2%
Grade 10 8.9% 13.9% 31.4% 68.6%
Grade 11 15.7% 18.8% 30.6% 69.4%
Grade 12 17.9% 28.2% 45.8% 54.2%
Cigarettes
All 9.1% 13.4% 28.1% 71.9%
Grade 7 6.8% 8.8% 20.7% 79.3%
Grade 8 4.7% 8.2% 20.7% 79.3%
Grade 9 7.7% 11.2% 27.9% 72.1%
Grade 10 7.7% 12.9% 30.7% 69.3%
Grade 11 15.1% 18.7% 30.2% 69.8%
Grade 12 16.7% 26.7% 44.8% 55.2%
Smokeless tobacco
All 2.3% 3.6% 6.8% 93.2%
Grade 7 2.2% 2.9% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 8 2.7% 4.1% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 9 1.9% 3.1% 6.9% 93.1%
Grade 10 2.1% 3.5% 6.3% 93.7%
Grade 11 1.8% 3.2% 7.3% 92.7%
Grade 12 3.3% 5.6% 10.0% 90.0%

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Table T-2: How often do you normally use .. 8

Several Several About About Less than


Never Every Times a Times a Once a Once a Once a
Used Day Week Month Month Year Year
Any tobacco product?
All 74.6% 1.6% 1.9% 3.3% 5.1% 5.4% 8.1%
Grade 7 81.4% 0.2% 3.1% 2.1% 2.8% 5.2% 5.2%
Grade 8 81.5% 0.2% 1.2% 3.6% 4.3% 3.0% 6.3%
Grade 9 75.7% 2.3% 1.2% 1.2% 5.2% 5.6% 8.9%
Grade 10 73.6% 0.5% 0.7% 2.9% 6.1% 6.5% 9.7%
Grade 11 71.4% 3.2% 2.5% 5.1% 4.8% 5.1% 7.9%
Grade 12 58.4% 4.1% 3.4% 7.1% 7.9% 7.9% 11.2%
Cigarettes?
All 74.8% 1.5% 1.8% 3.3% 5.0% 5.4% 8.2%
Grade 7 81.0% 0.2% 3.1% 2.2% 2.9% 5.3% 5.3%
Grade 8 81.0% 0.2% 1.2% 3.4% 4.4% 3.0% 6.7%
Grade 9 76.3% 2.3% 0.8% 1.4% 4.7% 5.3% 9.3%
Grade 10 74.1% 0.4% 0.7% 2.5% 6.2% 6.2% 10.0%
Grade 11 71.1% 2.8% 2.3% 5.2% 5.2% 5.4% 8.0%
Grade 12 59.4% 3.8% 3.4% 7.3% 7.7% 8.0% 10.3%
Smokeless tobacco?
All 94.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 1.4% 2.0%
Grade 7 96.6% 0.2% 0.2% 0.5% 0.5% 1.0% 1.0%
Grade 8 95.1% 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.0% 1.2% 1.4%
Grade 9 94.7% 0.2% 0.6% 0.0% 1.4% 2.0% 1.2%
Grade 10 94.3% 0.2% 0.0% 1.1% 0.7% 1.3% 2.4%
Grade 11 94.3% 0.7% 0.7% 0.2% 0.7% 0.5% 2.9%
Grade 12 91.2% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 2.3% 4.2%

Table T-3: Average age of first use of:

Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12


Cigarettes
11.2 11.4 12.0 12.8 13.6 14.9
Smokeless tobacco
10.9 12.3 13.1 13.9 13.9 16.0
Any Tobacco
11.2 11.4 12.1 12.8 13.6 14.9

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Table T-4: If you wanted some, how difficult would it be to get... 9

Never Very Somewhat Somewhat


Heard Of Impossible Difficult Difficult Easy Very Easy
Any tobacco product??
All 18.2% 15.9% 7.0% 10.2% 17.2% 31.5%
Grade 7 30.8% 21.3% 8.6% 11.3% 11.8% 16.2%
Grade 8 23.1% 22.5% 9.6% 10.6% 14.3% 20.0%
Grade 9 13.0% 16.0% 7.6% 12.8% 20.4% 30.2%
Grade 10 11.3% 13.3% 7.7% 10.8% 23.0% 33.9%
Grade 11 15.5% 11.9% 4.5% 6.0% 19.8% 42.4%
Grade 12 13.6% 6.1% 1.5% 6.8% 13.6% 58.3%
Cigarettes?
All 18.5% 16.1% 6.9% 10.3% 17.3% 30.9%
Grade 7 31.5% 21.9% 8.2% 11.4% 11.2% 15.9%
Grade 8 23.3% 22.7% 10.1% 10.5% 14.2% 19.3%
Grade 9 13.3% 16.4% 7.4% 12.5% 21.1% 29.2%
Grade 10 11.4% 13.3% 7.7% 11.5% 23.1% 33.0%
Grade 11 15.6% 12.0% 4.3% 6.0% 19.9% 42.3%
Grade 12 14.2% 5.0% 1.5% 7.3% 13.8% 58.2%
Smokeless Tobacco?
All 33.6% 21.3% 8.9% 10.3% 10.3% 15.6%
Grade 7 44.3% 28.4% 8.5% 6.6% 6.6% 5.5%
Grade 8 36.0% 27.4% 11.4% 10.2% 6.6% 8.4%
Grade 9 30.4% 21.9% 8.9% 13.6% 11.5% 13.6%
Grade 10 30.0% 19.2% 11.9% 11.5% 13.0% 14.4%
Grade 11 30.7% 15.9% 7.7% 9.2% 13.8% 22.7%
Grade 12 27.6% 8.9% 3.5% 9.3% 12.1% 38.5%

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Table T-5: About how many of your close friends... 10

None A Few Some Most ALL


Use any tobacco product?
All 45.7% 30.4% 16.8% 6.2% 0.9%
Grade 7 61.2% 23.4% 10.8% 3.2% 1.4%
Grade 8 53.6% 28.4% 12.4% 4.8% 0.8%
Grade 9 47.8% 30.5% 16.5% 4.4% 0.8%
Grade 10 39.5% 36.7% 18.6% 5.0% 0.2%
Grade 11 35.8% 33.9% 19.7% 9.6% 0.9%
Grade 12 26.5% 31.3% 27.2% 13.4% 1.5%
Smoke cigarettes?
All 46.6% 31.1% 16.1% 5.4% 0.8%
Grade 7 62.3% 24.1% 9.3% 3.0% 1.4%
Grade 8 54.5% 28.5% 11.9% 4.5% 0.6%
Grade 9 49.8% 31.3% 14.5% 3.9% 0.6%
Grade 10 39.1% 38.4% 17.8% 4.5% 0.2%
Grade 11 36.8% 33.8% 19.7% 8.8% 0.9%
Grade 12 26.7% 33.1% 28.6% 10.2% 1.5%
Use a smokeless tobacco product?
All 79.5% 12.2% 6.0% 1.9% 0.5%
Grade 7 84.7% 9.6% 3.8% 0.9% 0.9%
Grade 8 80.5% 12.2% 4.4% 2.4% 0.6%
Grade 9 79.4% 12.8% 6.3% 1.0% 0.4%
Grade 10 80.1% 11.5% 7.7% 0.7% 0.0%
Grade 11 75.9% 14.4% 6.5% 2.5% 0.7%
Grade 12 73.9% 13.3% 8.3% 4.5% 0.0%

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Table T-6: How do your parents feel about kids your age smoking cigarettes? 11

Strongly Mildly Mildly Strongly


Disapprove Disapprove Neither Approve Approve Don't know
All 75.1% 7.2% 4.8% 1.0% 1.0% 10.8%
Grade 7 77.5% 4.8% 2.0% 0.3% 1.0% 14.5%
Grade 8 75.4% 4.8% 3.1% 0.6% 0.8% 15.3%
Grade 9 77.8% 5.6% 5.0% 0.8% 1.2% 9.5%
Grade 10 77.4% 8.4% 3.0% 1.1% 0.8% 9.3%
Grade 11 72.6% 8.6% 8.4% 2.0% 1.0% 7.4%
Grade 12 66.4% 14.0% 9.6% 2.0% 1.2% 6.8%

Table T-7: How dangerous do you think it is for kids your age to use tobacco?

Very Somewhat Not very Not at All


Dangerous Dangerous Dangerous Dangerous Do Not Know

All 53.7% 25.5% 10.3% 3.7% 6.7%


Grade 7 63.5% 19.0% 7.5% 1.5% 8.5%
Grade 8 61.2% 22.1% 7.7% 2.9% 6.1%
Grade 9 50.1% 27.8% 10.5% 3.5% 8.0%
Grade 10 52.1% 28.8% 9.8% 3.8% 5.6%
Grade 11 47.1% 28.3% 11.2% 5.7% 7.7%
Grade 12 44.7% 28.5% 17.5% 6.1% 3.3%

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Table A-1: How recently, if ever, have you used... 12

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Any alcohol product
All 32.0% 43.1% 64.2% 35.8%
Grade 7 26.7% 33.6% 53.2% 46.8%
Grade 8 22.6% 32.8% 55.2% 44.8%
Grade 9 31.2% 44.0% 68.7% 31.3%
Grade 10 34.0% 47.6% 69.3% 30.7%
Grade 11 36.8% 47.8% 68.4% 31.6%
Grade 12 47.4% 59.9% 74.5% 25.5%
Beer
All 18.5% 26.3% 45.4% 54.6%
Grade 7 14.6% 20.4% 36.8% 63.2%
Grade 8 11.7% 16.9% 35.6% 64.4%
Grade 9 17.1% 24.7% 47.0% 53.0%
Grade 10 19.1% 29.3% 49.8% 50.2%
Grade 11 21.4% 30.3% 49.3% 50.7%
Grade 12 32.2% 43.2% 59.1% 40.9%
Wine coolers
All 18.8% 29.3% 46.9% 53.1%
Grade 7 16.1% 21.5% 36.3% 63.7%
Grade 8 15.2% 24.6% 40.9% 59.1%
Grade 9 18.9% 30.1% 48.2% 51.8%
Grade 10 19.8% 32.6% 52.3% 47.7%
Grade 11 20.4% 30.7% 51.3% 48.7%
Grade 12 24.7% 39.9% 57.2% 42.8%
Wine
All 13.4% 22.4% 42.2% 57.8%
Grade 7 12.0% 17.4% 31.8% 68.2%
Grade 8 6.9% 14.1% 31.7% 68.3%
Grade 9 12.8% 22.5% 45.5% 54.5%
Grade 10 15.2% 26.3% 49.2% 50.8%
Grade 11 15.0% 24.2% 48.1% 51.9%
Grade 12 21.3% 33.8% 50.7% 49.3%
Liquor
All 17.9% 26.9% 41.6% 58.4%
Grade 7 10.0% 14.1% 24.0% 76.0%
Grade 8 9.6% 14.9% 28.9% 71.1%
Grade 9 16.8% 28.3% 41.9% 58.1%
Grade 10 18.6% 29.9% 51.3% 48.7%
Grade 11 24.7% 32.2% 49.5% 50.5%
Grade 12 35.1% 50.7% 64.6% 35.4%

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Table A-2: How often do you normally use... 13

Several Several About About Less than


Never Every Times a Times a Once a Once a Once a
Used Day Week Month Month Year Year
Any alcohol product?
All 42.7% 0.8% 4.4% 11.6% 16.8% 13.5% 10.1%
Grade 7 55.7% 1.6% 4.2% 5.8% 11.4% 10.0% 11.4%
Grade 8 51.8% 0.2% 3.9% 10.0% 11.2% 13.5% 9.4%
Grade 9 39.2% 0.8% 4.2% 11.6% 16.6% 15.3% 12.4%
Grade 10 39.4% 0.4% 2.5% 12.0% 19.9% 15.2% 10.6%
Grade 11 38.0% 0.7% 3.9% 14.1% 18.8% 15.7% 8.8%
Grade 12 26.9% 1.1% 8.2% 19.0% 27.2% 11.2% 6.3%
Beer?
All 57.1% 0.3% 3.0% 7.7% 12.0% 10.7% 9.3%
Grade 7 63.9% 0.7% 3.6% 4.8% 8.9% 9.9% 8.2%
Grade 8 67.0% 0.0% 2.0% 6.1% 8.1% 9.7% 7.1%
Grade 9 57.6% 0.4% 2.8% 7.1% 10.8% 11.6% 9.8%
Grade 10 51.4% 0.0% 1.7% 8.1% 14.9% 11.8% 12.2%
Grade 11 54.4% 0.0% 2.8% 8.0% 12.5% 11.1% 11.1%
Grade 12 42.7% 0.8% 5.8% 14.2% 19.6% 9.6% 7.3%
Wine coolers?
All 58.9% 0.2% 2.2% 6.1% 12.2% 11.9% 8.4%
Grade 7 72.0% 0.2% 2.8% 3.6% 6.2% 8.1% 7.1%
Grade 8 64.5% 0.2% 1.8% 6.3% 8.5% 11.1% 7.7%
Grade 9 59.2% 0.4% 2.0% 6.5% 12.4% 11.2% 8.3%
Grade 10 55.7% 0.4% 1.1% 6.7% 13.1% 13.8% 9.1%
Grade 11 52.0% 0.0% 1.7% 4.7% 15.6% 15.4% 10.6%
Grade 12 43.4% 0.0% 3.8% 9.4% 21.1% 14.0% 8.3%
Wine?
All 60.3% 0.1% 1.7% 4.5% 9.6% 13.6% 10.2%
Grade 7 72.2% 0.2% 1.9% 3.4% 6.5% 7.7% 8.2%
Grade 8 68.3% 0.0% 1.2% 3.0% 7.5% 11.6% 8.3%
Grade 9 56.4% 0.0% 2.0% 4.8% 10.4% 13.9% 12.5%
Grade 10 54.3% 0.2% 0.7% 5.4% 8.7% 19.0% 11.6%
Grade 11 55.9% 0.0% 1.4% 4.3% 11.1% 16.4% 10.8%
Grade 12 51.4% 0.0% 2.7% 6.6% 15.2% 14.8% 9.3%
Liquor?
All 60.7% 0.3% 2.2% 7.8% 12.2% 10.0% 6.8%
Grade 7 80.3% 0.7% 1.9% 2.8% 5.0% 5.0% 4.3%
Grade 8 72.9% 0.0% 1.4% 6.5% 6.9% 7.1% 5.3%
Grade 9 58.4% 0.0% 2.4% 7.1% 13.5% 10.4% 8.2%
Grade 10 52.9% 0.0% 0.9% 8.2% 13.6% 14.7% 9.6%
Grade 11 53.5% 0.7% 1.9% 10.8% 13.6% 12.0% 7.5%
Grade 12 37.0% 0.8% 5.3% 14.3% 23.8% 12.8% 6.0%

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Table A-3: When you drink the following alcoholic beverages, how many drinks do 14

you usually have at one time, on average?

Never Ever 5 or More 1 to 4 Less than 1


Beer
All 57.1% 42.9% 9.2% 24.3% 9.3%
Grade 7 76.3% 23.7% 4.8% 11.7% 7.2%
Grade 8 69.1% 30.9% 5.1% 17.3% 8.5%
Grade 9 54.5% 45.5% 9.0% 25.9% 10.6%
Grade 10 50.4% 49.6% 10.5% 26.5% 12.6%
Grade 11 48.8% 51.2% 12.6% 29.8% 8.8%
Grade 12 33.9% 66.1% 16.7% 41.4% 8.0%
Wine Coolers
All 58.3% 41.7% 2.7% 23.8% 15.2%
Grade 7 67.6% 32.4% 2.4% 15.5% 14.5%
Grade 8 66.8% 33.2% 1.8% 19.3% 12.0%
Grade 9 52.9% 47.1% 3.0% 25.2% 18.9%
Grade 10 53.0% 47.0% 3.0% 26.8% 17.1%
Grade 11 56.2% 43.8% 1.9% 27.8% 14.1%
Grade 12 51.4% 48.6% 4.4% 31.3% 12.9%
Wine
All 55.0% 45.0% 7.0% 28.7% 9.4%
Grade 7 65.7% 34.3% 5.5% 18.7% 10.1%
Grade 8 60.2% 39.8% 5.3% 24.3% 10.2%
Grade 9 53.5% 46.5% 7.2% 30.4% 8.9%
Grade 10 50.6% 49.4% 7.8% 31.5% 10.1%
Grade 11 51.7% 48.3% 7.3% 33.2% 7.8%
Grade 12 43.6% 56.4% 9.6% 38.0% 8.8%
Liquor
All 53.3% 46.7% 10.4% 22.6% 13.7%
Grade 7 58.7% 41.3% 6.2% 18.4% 16.7%
Grade 8 62.2% 37.8% 5.5% 18.7% 13.6%
Grade 9 52.3% 47.7% 10.2% 23.2% 14.3%
Grade 10 48.6% 51.4% 12.4% 24.6% 14.4%
Grade 11 52.6% 47.4% 12.9% 23.7% 10.8%
Grade 12 41.4% 58.6% 18.4% 29.3% 10.9%

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Table A-4: During the past 30 days, on how many days have you had five or more 15

drinks of alcohol at one time?

10 or
Never/None 1 day 2 days 3 to 5 days 6 to 9 days more days
Alcohol
All 82.0% 6.3% 4.1% 4.3% 1.6% 1.7%
Grade 7 86.8% 4.5% 2.8% 3.1% 1.4% 1.4%
Grade 8 87.0% 6.1% 3.2% 2.8% 0.6% 0.4%
Grade 9 84.5% 6.0% 3.5% 2.7% 1.4% 1.9%
Grade 10 81.0% 6.2% 4.9% 5.3% 1.1% 1.5%
Grade 11 79.5% 6.3% 4.9% 4.9% 2.3% 2.1%
Grade 12 67.7% 9.5% 6.8% 9.1% 3.4% 3.4%

Table A-5: Average age of first use of:

Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12


Beer
10.7 11.2 11.8 12.4 13.3 14.4
Wine Coolers
11.2 11.9 12.2 12.8 13.6 14.2
Wine
11.4 11.7 12.3 13.0 13.6 14.0
Liquor
11.6 12.3 12.8 13.7 14.4 15.2
Any Alcohol
10.6 11.3 11.8 12.2 13.1 13.9

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Table A-6: If you wanted some, how difficult would it be to get... 16

Never Very Somewhat Somewhat


Heard Of Impossible Difficult Difficult Easy Very Easy
Beer?
All 16.3% 13.1% 6.0% 12.7% 19.3% 32.5%
Grade 7 27.4% 18.3% 7.9% 13.8% 12.4% 20.2%
Grade 8 21.0% 19.0% 6.3% 10.7% 17.8% 25.1%
Grade 9 11.6% 12.0% 6.7% 15.0% 19.1% 35.5%
Grade 10 9.7% 10.4% 4.0% 12.4% 21.9% 41.5%
Grade 11 13.3% 10.9% 5.8% 11.7% 19.4% 38.8%
Grade 12 13.5% 4.6% 4.2% 11.5% 28.5% 37.7%
Wine coolers?
All 21.3% 13.5% 6.8% 13.1% 18.0% 27.3%
Grade 7 32.9% 20.6% 7.6% 11.6% 11.1% 16.3%
Grade 8 26.6% 17.9% 7.1% 12.5% 15.9% 20.0%
Grade 9 17.3% 13.1% 9.0% 14.1% 18.5% 27.9%
Grade 10 16.6% 10.6% 6.4% 11.5% 22.4% 32.5%
Grade 11 15.3% 9.8% 4.5% 15.3% 19.4% 35.6%
Grade 12 15.9% 5.0% 4.3% 14.0% 23.3% 37.6%
Wine?
All 18.8% 15.2% 8.2% 13.3% 17.7% 26.7%
Grade 7 30.7% 23.0% 8.6% 12.2% 12.0% 13.4%
Grade 8 23.4% 21.2% 8.7% 13.1% 15.4% 18.2%
Grade 9 14.5% 14.1% 10.5% 13.9% 18.5% 28.4%
Grade 10 11.5% 12.2% 8.7% 14.6% 20.0% 33.1%
Grade 11 15.5% 9.9% 6.5% 13.8% 20.5% 33.8%
Grade 12 15.4% 6.9% 3.8% 11.9% 22.3% 39.6%
Liquor?
All 18.9% 17.6% 9.1% 11.5% 16.3% 26.6%
Grade 7 32.7% 27.0% 10.0% 9.0% 7.6% 13.7%
Grade 8 25.3% 23.2% 9.8% 10.6% 14.0% 17.0%
Grade 9 12.6% 18.4% 11.3% 11.3% 18.0% 28.5%
Grade 10 12.6% 12.3% 7.9% 13.2% 19.8% 34.2%
Grade 11 13.9% 12.9% 8.1% 10.8% 19.9% 34.4%
Grade 12 14.1% 6.5% 5.7% 15.3% 20.6% 37.8%
Any alcohol product?
All 14.0% 10.2% 4.3% 10.6% 19.8% 41.1%
Grade 7 24.1% 15.1% 7.2% 12.1% 15.3% 26.2%
Grade 8 18.8% 13.9% 5.1% 9.4% 21.5% 31.3%
Grade 9 9.4% 8.6% 4.5% 12.5% 19.9% 45.2%
Grade 10 8.2% 7.9% 1.8% 9.5% 20.0% 52.6%
Grade 11 10.4% 9.2% 3.3% 9.2% 19.6% 48.3%
Grade 12 11.7% 4.9% 2.7% 9.5% 23.5% 47.7%

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Table A-7: Since school began in the fall, on how many days (if any) have you... 17

None 1-3 Times 4-9 Times 10+ Times


Attended class while drunk on alcohol?
All 92.7% 5.5% 0.8% 0.9%
Grade 7 93.0% 5.3% 0.8% 1.0%
Grade 8 91.0% 7.1% 1.0% 0.8%
Grade 9 93.3% 5.1% 0.6% 1.0%
Grade 10 93.9% 4.2% 1.1% 0.8%
Grade 11 94.5% 4.0% 1.3% 0.3%
Grade 12 90.5% 7.5% 0.4% 1.6%
Gotten into trouble with teachers because of your drinking?
All 98.5% 0.8% 0.2% 0.5%
Grade 7 97.8% 1.0% 0.2% 1.0%
Grade 8 98.1% 0.8% 0.4% 0.6%
Grade 9 97.9% 1.7% 0.0% 0.4%
Grade 10 99.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Grade 11 99.3% 0.2% 0.5% 0.0%
Grade 12 99.2% 0.4% 0.0% 0.4%

Table A-8: School year use of alcohol by absences and conduct problems:

Average days absent due to


illness or other reasons
Alcohol Users: 4.2
Alcohol Non-use 3.0

Average days conduct problems


reported
Alcohol Users: 3.6
Alcohol Non-use 1.5

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Table A-9: During the past twelve months, how many times have you... 18

None 1-3 Times 4-9 Times 10+ Times


Driven a car when you've had a good bit to drink?
All 91.7% 5.8% 1.3% 1.2%
Grade 9 96.4% 2.3% 0.4% 0.8%
Grade 10 94.4% 4.6% 0.4% 0.6%
Grade 11 90.9% 4.8% 2.3% 2.0%
Grade 12 80.8% 14.7% 2.9% 1.6%
Gotten into trouble with the police because of drinking?
All 97.7% 1.8% 0.1% 0.4%
Grade 7 99.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.5%
Grade 8 97.7% 1.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Grade 9 97.9% 1.9% 0.0% 0.2%
Grade 10 97.9% 1.5% 0.0% 0.6%
Grade 11 96.9% 2.6% 0.0% 0.5%
Grade 12 95.9% 3.3% 0.0% 0.8%

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Table A-10: About how many of your close friends use... 19

None A Few Some Most ALL


Any alcohol product?
All 27.0% 24.5% 19.9% 20.3% 8.3%
Grade 7 45.3% 26.0% 13.1% 10.1% 5.5%
Grade 8 36.2% 26.6% 16.9% 15.3% 5.0%
Grade 9 22.2% 28.2% 23.6% 20.1% 5.9%
Grade 10 20.8% 24.0% 23.1% 23.3% 8.8%
Grade 11 18.1% 21.3% 22.9% 26.4% 11.2%
Grade 12 13.4% 16.7% 20.1% 32.3% 17.5%
Beer?
All 36.6% 24.0% 17.6% 16.4% 5.5%
Grade 7 52.9% 24.7% 11.1% 7.3% 4.0%
Grade 8 45.8% 25.9% 13.7% 11.4% 3.2%
Grade 9 33.5% 26.6% 20.3% 16.0% 3.6%
Grade 10 29.9% 24.1% 20.9% 19.2% 5.8%
Grade 11 30.3% 22.5% 19.7% 20.7% 6.8%
Grade 12 20.4% 17.0% 21.1% 29.1% 12.5%
Wine coolers?
All 44.8% 24.2% 16.7% 9.8% 4.5%
Grade 7 64.0% 18.4% 10.1% 4.7% 2.8%
Grade 8 51.2% 23.8% 13.7% 7.5% 3.8%
Grade 9 44.1% 27.9% 15.4% 9.9% 2.8%
Grade 10 37.9% 24.7% 21.1% 11.0% 5.2%
Grade 11 34.7% 26.5% 20.0% 12.0% 6.8%
Grade 12 28.7% 23.4% 24.1% 16.1% 7.7%
Wine?
All 52.4% 25.0% 13.7% 6.1% 2.7%
Grade 7 68.0% 19.2% 8.7% 1.9% 2.2%
Grade 8 60.1% 22.4% 10.4% 5.0% 2.2%
Grade 9 50.2% 31.3% 10.2% 6.7% 1.6%
Grade 10 46.0% 24.6% 18.2% 8.4% 2.7%
Grade 11 46.2% 23.3% 17.5% 9.7% 3.3%
Grade 12 38.5% 27.9% 21.9% 6.0% 5.7%
Liquor?
All 44.6% 19.8% 16.9% 13.4% 5.3%
Grade 7 68.6% 15.4% 8.0% 5.0% 3.1%
Grade 8 57.3% 19.2% 14.1% 6.2% 3.2%
Grade 9 42.7% 23.0% 17.7% 12.7% 3.9%
Grade 10 36.8% 22.3% 18.3% 16.9% 5.7%
Grade 11 29.9% 20.3% 22.9% 19.6% 7.2%
Grade 12 21.2% 17.7% 23.8% 26.2% 11.2%

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Table A-11: During the past twelve months, how many times have you... 20

None 1-3 Times 4-9 Times 10+ Times


Had difficulties of any kind with your friends because of your drinking?
All 94.4% 4.8% 0.6% 0.2%
Grade 7 96.3% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0%
Grade 8 96.1% 3.7% 0.0% 0.2%
Grade 9 93.2% 5.6% 1.2% 0.0%
Grade 10 95.1% 3.6% 0.9% 0.4%
Grade 11 94.7% 4.5% 0.3% 0.5%
Grade 12 90.5% 8.6% 0.8% 0.0%
Been criticized by someone you were dating because of drinking?
All 94.6% 4.7% 0.3% 0.3%
Grade 7 96.4% 3.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Grade 8 96.6% 3.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Grade 9 94.1% 5.5% 0.4% 0.0%
Grade 10 93.8% 4.6% 0.6% 1.0%
Grade 11 94.4% 5.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Grade 12 91.7% 7.5% 0.4% 0.4%

Table A-12: Thinking of parties you attended this school year, how often was
alcohol used?

Half Most Didn't


Never Seldom the Time of the Time Always Don't know attend
All 42.0% 10.1% 8.8% 11.2% 14.4% 3.0% 10.5%
Grade 7 60.1% 9.6% 6.5% 7.2% 3.8% 2.9% 9.9%
Grade 8 53.8% 12.6% 9.9% 6.3% 7.5% 2.4% 7.5%
Grade 9 37.2% 11.1% 11.3% 12.3% 13.7% 4.0% 10.5%
Grade 10 34.3% 10.5% 10.1% 13.9% 17.2% 3.2% 10.9%
Grade 11 32.7% 8.9% 7.8% 12.9% 21.0% 2.8% 13.9%
Grade 12 26.6% 6.3% 5.5% 16.8% 30.9% 2.0% 12.1%

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Table A-13: How often, if ever, do you get alcoholic beverages from.. 21

Most of
Do Not Drink Never Seldom the Time Always
At home
All 45.8% 26.8% 18.8% 6.1% 2.6%
Grade 7 55.8% 24.6% 12.1% 5.0% 2.6%
Grade 8 52.4% 26.4% 15.4% 2.6% 3.2%
Grade 9 40.5% 28.7% 21.4% 7.3% 2.2%
Grade 10 45.9% 26.4% 17.1% 8.4% 2.2%
Grade 11 41.6% 27.0% 22.7% 6.9% 1.9%
Grade 12 35.8% 27.7% 26.2% 6.9% 3.5%
From friends
All 42.2% 20.9% 16.9% 15.5% 4.6%
Grade 7 53.8% 26.4% 9.9% 7.7% 2.2%
Grade 8 49.9% 25.8% 13.2% 8.5% 2.6%
Grade 9 38.6% 21.5% 20.3% 16.9% 2.8%
Grade 10 41.3% 17.5% 18.0% 19.0% 4.2%
Grade 11 35.8% 18.5% 21.2% 18.3% 6.3%
Grade 12 29.3% 11.3% 19.9% 27.0% 12.5%
From a store
All 44.1% 40.5% 8.1% 5.2% 2.1%
Grade 7 55.4% 36.0% 4.3% 3.8% 0.5%
Grade 8 50.9% 39.0% 6.6% 2.7% 0.8%
Grade 9 40.2% 46.7% 6.1% 4.5% 2.4%
Grade 10 43.3% 40.9% 9.6% 4.3% 2.0%
Grade 11 38.3% 39.5% 11.1% 8.4% 2.7%
Grade 12 32.3% 38.6% 14.2% 9.8% 5.1%
At parties
All 39.2% 16.0% 15.1% 16.7% 13.1%
Grade 7 47.3% 19.6% 13.1% 11.5% 8.6%
Grade 8 44.8% 18.8% 15.7% 10.6% 10.0%
Grade 9 36.0% 16.5% 18.7% 16.7% 12.1%
Grade 10 37.8% 15.1% 13.6% 19.3% 14.2%
Grade 11 35.5% 14.6% 16.1% 21.3% 12.5%
Grade 12 31.0% 8.1% 11.6% 24.4% 24.8%
Other source
All 45.2% 27.2% 12.5% 8.8% 6.3%
Grade 7 54.2% 27.1% 7.5% 7.5% 3.6%
Grade 8 51.2% 25.4% 10.7% 6.1% 6.6%
Grade 9 42.6% 27.6% 13.6% 10.8% 5.3%
Grade 10 43.9% 26.4% 14.9% 8.6% 6.1%
Grade 11 38.9% 29.6% 13.9% 8.8% 8.8%
Grade 12 36.8% 27.1% 15.9% 10.9% 9.3%

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Table A-14: How do your parents feel about kids your age drinking beer? 22

Strongly Mildly Mildly Strongly


Disapprove Disapprove Neither Approve Approve Don't know
All 60.9% 15.3% 9.3% 3.4% 1.2% 9.9%
Grade 7 69.4% 9.3% 5.3% 1.5% 1.0% 13.5%
Grade 8 62.2% 12.2% 7.1% 2.3% 1.1% 15.1%
Grade 9 61.5% 16.3% 10.2% 2.5% 1.3% 8.3%
Grade 10 58.9% 18.7% 10.1% 3.3% 1.0% 8.0%
Grade 11 58.9% 15.4% 12.9% 5.4% 1.3% 6.2%
Grade 12 50.4% 22.2% 12.1% 7.3% 1.6% 6.5%

Table A-15: How dangerous do you think it is for kids your age to use alcohol?

Very Somewhat Not very Not at All


Dangerous Dangerous Dangerous Dangerous Do Not Know

All 44.6% 29.5% 16.4% 4.9% 4.6%


Grade 7 49.9% 22.2% 16.4% 5.0% 6.5%
Grade 8 50.4% 23.9% 16.6% 4.5% 4.5%
Grade 9 40.5% 32.4% 15.6% 7.7% 3.8%
Grade 10 43.0% 32.8% 17.8% 2.9% 3.5%
Grade 11 44.9% 31.2% 14.2% 3.7% 6.0%
Grade 12 38.0% 36.8% 18.2% 3.7% 3.3%

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Table D-1: How recently, if ever, have you used... 23

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Marijuana?
All 11.9% 16.6% 27.2% 72.8%
Grade 7 8.0% 10.3% 17.6% 82.4%
Grade 8 8.6% 12.1% 19.5% 80.5%
Grade 9 11.3% 16.4% 25.6% 74.4%
Grade 10 13.9% 19.2% 31.1% 68.9%
Grade 11 13.5% 18.5% 31.1% 68.9%
Grade 12 19.3% 27.5% 45.7% 54.3%
Cocaine?
All 1.8% 3.0% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 7 2.3% 3.0% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.8% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 9 1.7% 3.3% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 10 1.1% 2.1% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 11 2.1% 3.4% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 12 2.3% 4.9% 10.2% 89.8%
Crack?
All 0.4% 0.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 7 0.9% 0.9% 2.5% 97.5%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.6% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 9 0.8% 0.8% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.2% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 11 0.5% 0.5% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens?
All 1.2% 2.3% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.5% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 1.8% 3.6% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 10 0.7% 1.6% 3.2% 96.8%
Grade 11 1.4% 2.8% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 12 2.7% 5.0% 6.9% 93.1%
Uppers?
All 1.5% 2.2% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 7 1.6% 1.6% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 8 0.6% 0.8% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 2.2% 2.8% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 10 1.6% 2.7% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 11 1.2% 3.0% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 12 1.2% 2.7% 6.6% 93.4%
Downers?
All 1.6% 2.5% 4.6% 95.4%
Grade 7 1.2% 1.2% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.6% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 9 2.4% 3.2% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 10 1.3% 2.2% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 11 1.6% 3.0% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 12 2.4% 3.9% 10.6% 89.4%

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Table D-1: How recently, if ever, have you used... 24

(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol?
All 0.6% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 7 0.7% 1.4% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 8 0.8% 0.8% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 0.4% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 10 1.1% 1.6% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 11 0.7% 0.7% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%
Steroids?
All 0.4% 0.6% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 7 0.7% 0.9% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 10 0.4% 0.6% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.5% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%
Ecstasy?
All 1.5% 2.7% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 7 1.4% 1.6% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.8% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 9 1.7% 2.7% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 10 2.2% 2.7% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 11 1.6% 2.6% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 12 1.1% 5.3% 8.7% 91.3%
Heroin?
All 0.6% 0.8% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 7 1.4% 1.6% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 8 0.4% 0.6% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 9 1.0% 1.3% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.4% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 99.3%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%

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Table D-2: How often do you normally use... 25

Several Several About About Less than


Never Every Times a Times a Once a Once a Once a
Used Day Week Month Month Year Year
Marijuana?
All 75.4% 2.3% 3.1% 4.6% 5.5% 4.0% 5.1%
Grade 7 84.5% 1.9% 2.7% 3.6% 3.6% 2.2% 1.5%
Grade 8 80.5% 1.9% 3.5% 3.5% 4.6% 3.9% 2.1%
Grade 9 76.6% 2.8% 3.2% 4.8% 4.6% 4.0% 4.0%
Grade 10 73.8% 1.3% 2.2% 5.4% 7.4% 3.7% 6.1%
Grade 11 71.5% 3.3% 4.5% 2.9% 5.0% 4.8% 7.9%
Grade 12 59.4% 2.8% 2.4% 7.9% 9.4% 5.9% 12.2%
Cocaine?
All 95.5% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3% 1.1% 1.0% 1.5%
Grade 7 95.8% 0.2% 0.5% 0.7% 1.0% 0.5% 1.2%
Grade 8 96.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.6% 1.0% 1.2%
Grade 9 95.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 1.0% 1.2% 1.4%
Grade 10 97.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4% 1.9%
Grade 11 95.0% 0.2% 0.7% 0.5% 1.2% 1.2% 1.2%
Grade 12 92.6% 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% 2.3% 1.9% 2.3%
Crack?
All 98.7% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.5% 0.3%
Grade 7 97.3% 0.5% 0.7% 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 0.2%
Grade 8 98.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 1.2% 0.2%
Grade 9 98.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Grade 10 99.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Grade 11 99.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Grade 12 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Hallucinogens?
All 97.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.1% 1.1%
Grade 7 99.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Grade 8 98.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.6%
Grade 9 96.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 1.0% 1.6% 1.0%
Grade 10 97.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4% 1.7%
Grade 11 95.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 2.0% 1.2%
Grade 12 94.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 2.4% 2.0%
Uppers?
All 96.5% 0.1% 0.2% 0.5% 0.6% 1.1% 1.1%
Grade 7 98.3% 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.7% 0.2%
Grade 8 98.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 1.1%
Grade 9 96.4% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.8% 1.6% 0.4%
Grade 10 96.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.8% 0.6% 0.9% 1.3%
Grade 11 95.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2% 1.2%
Grade 12 93.7% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.8% 1.6% 3.2%
Downers?
All 95.8% 0.1% 0.4% 0.6% 0.8% 1.1% 1.2%
Grade 7 97.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 0.2% 1.0% 0.2%
Grade 8 97.5% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4% 0.8%
Grade 9 95.4% 0.2% 0.6% 1.0% 1.0% 1.4% 0.4%
Grade 10 95.9% 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 0.6% 0.7% 1.5%
Grade 11 94.9% 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2% 1.7%
Grade 12 92.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4% 0.8% 2.4% 3.6%

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Table D-2: How often do you normally use... 26

(Continued)

Several Several About About Less than


Never Every Times a Times a Once a Once a Once a
Used Day Week Month Month Year Year
Rohypnol?
All 98.7% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Grade 7 98.3% 0.5% 0.0% 0.5% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Grade 8 99.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Grade 9 97.8% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.6% 0.6% 0.2%
Grade 10 99.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Grade 11 98.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 0.2% 0.0%
Grade 12 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Steroids?
All 99.4% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Grade 7 99.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0%
Grade 8 98.8% 0.4% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0%
Grade 9 99.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Grade 10 99.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Grade 11 99.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Grade 12 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Ecstasy?
All 96.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.2%
Grade 7 98.8% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.0%
Grade 8 97.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.2% 0.8% 0.6%
Grade 9 96.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4% 1.4% 1.0% 0.6%
Grade 10 95.7% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 1.3% 1.3% 0.9%
Grade 11 94.8% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 2.5% 1.7%
Grade 12 92.6% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 0.8% 1.6% 4.3%
Heroin?
All 99.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.5%
Grade 7 98.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 1.0%
Grade 8 99.2% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Grade 9 98.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.8%
Grade 10 99.1% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Grade 11 99.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Grade 12 99.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%

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Table D-3: Average age of first use of: 27

Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12


Marijuana
11.6 12.0 12.7 13.6 14.1 14.9
Cocaine
11.8 12.7 13.9 14.7 15.0 15.7
Crack
12.0 12.1 13.9 14.5 * *
Hallucinogens
* 12.3 13.9 14.6 15.6 16.6
Uppers
11.6 12.7 13.7 14.3 14.1 15.4
Downers
12.2 12.7 13.2 14.0 14.5 15.1
Rohypnol
12.0 11.5 13.0 14.1 15.0 *
Steroids
* 12.8 13.2 12.2 * *
Ecstasy
11.7 12.8 14.2 14.6 15.6 16.5
Heroin
10.5 10.3 13.6 * * *

Table D-4: Age of first use of marijuana by family situation:

Never 9/Under 10 to 11 12 to 13 14 to 15 16 to 17 Over 17


Two parent family
All 76.7% 0.8% 2.6% 7.5% 8.4% 3.7% 0.5%
Grade 7 83.5% 0.8% 4.6% 10.1% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%
Grade 8 86.8% 0.7% 3.2% 5.7% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0%
Grade 9 79.6% 1.4% 1.4% 8.1% 9.5% 0.0% 0.0%
Grade 10 74.4% 0.3% 1.3% 6.7% 14.7% 2.6% 0.0%
Grade 11 70.0% 0.9% 3.0% 5.7% 11.7% 8.7% 0.0%
Grade 12 57.8% 0.0% 1.9% 7.8% 12.3% 16.2% 3.9%
Other family situation
All 64.6% 3.3% 5.2% 11.6% 10.7% 4.2% 0.5%
Grade 7 78.3% 4.2% 5.4% 11.4% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0%
Grade 8 68.2% 3.0% 10.0% 12.4% 6.5% 0.0% 0.0%
Grade 9 65.1% 4.6% 5.1% 14.4% 9.7% 1.0% 0.0%
Grade 10 59.3% 2.8% 5.1% 12.0% 14.8% 6.0% 0.0%
Grade 11 64.3% 2.7% 1.6% 7.0% 15.1% 9.2% 0.0%
Grade 12 44.9% 1.0% 2.0% 10.2% 23.5% 14.3% 4.1%

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Table D-5: If you wanted some, how difficult would it be to get.. 28

Never Very Somewhat Somewhat


Heard Of Impossible Difficult Difficult Easy Very Easy
Marijuana?
All 19.8% 22.6% 7.9% 9.0% 14.0% 26.8%
Grade 7 31.4% 33.8% 8.9% 5.3% 7.2% 13.4%
Grade 8 25.6% 29.4% 8.7% 8.3% 8.5% 19.3%
Grade 9 13.5% 21.2% 8.9% 10.9% 16.9% 28.6%
Grade 10 13.2% 21.5% 8.5% 10.5% 16.2% 30.1%
Grade 11 17.2% 15.0% 5.6% 8.3% 16.3% 37.6%
Grade 12 17.1% 8.7% 4.9% 10.6% 20.9% 37.6%
Cocaine?
All 26.0% 32.7% 12.7% 10.3% 9.0% 9.3%
Grade 7 37.3% 40.4% 8.4% 6.0% 4.3% 3.6%
Grade 8 31.0% 36.5% 11.2% 7.7% 5.1% 8.6%
Grade 9 20.0% 35.1% 14.7% 11.9% 9.5% 8.9%
Grade 10 20.4% 31.5% 15.4% 10.9% 11.5% 10.4%
Grade 11 24.2% 24.7% 12.6% 12.1% 14.0% 12.3%
Grade 12 22.3% 22.3% 14.2% 14.2% 12.3% 14.6%
Crack?
All 27.9% 33.0% 14.6% 10.3% 7.1% 7.1%
Grade 7 37.9% 41.9% 8.3% 5.5% 3.1% 3.3%
Grade 8 32.1% 36.4% 11.5% 8.0% 4.7% 7.4%
Grade 9 21.8% 34.2% 17.2% 11.4% 6.8% 8.6%
Grade 10 23.8% 32.5% 15.9% 10.5% 9.2% 8.1%
Grade 11 26.6% 25.4% 14.6% 13.2% 11.8% 8.4%
Grade 12 25.3% 21.8% 21.5% 14.9% 9.6% 6.9%
Hallucinogens?
All 45.8% 24.1% 11.3% 7.1% 5.4% 6.3%
Grade 7 58.9% 27.6% 6.2% 3.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Grade 8 53.4% 26.3% 9.7% 3.4% 2.4% 4.7%
Grade 9 39.9% 25.5% 14.4% 7.2% 5.8% 7.2%
Grade 10 40.1% 25.0% 12.8% 8.2% 6.5% 7.4%
Grade 11 40.9% 20.0% 11.4% 11.7% 7.3% 8.8%
Grade 12 38.4% 16.7% 13.6% 11.6% 11.2% 8.5%
Uppers?
All 52.6% 19.7% 8.3% 6.9% 5.3% 7.2%
Grade 7 61.7% 24.2% 5.8% 3.6% 2.2% 2.4%
Grade 8 56.6% 22.7% 8.6% 4.7% 1.8% 5.5%
Grade 9 51.4% 19.3% 8.6% 8.0% 4.9% 7.8%
Grade 10 48.5% 18.3% 11.2% 7.4% 6.5% 8.2%
Grade 11 47.8% 17.1% 6.3% 10.1% 8.0% 10.6%
Grade 12 45.7% 14.2% 9.8% 9.1% 11.0% 10.2%
Downers?
All 52.7% 19.5% 8.1% 7.1% 5.5% 7.3%
Grade 7 61.5% 23.7% 5.9% 3.9% 2.4% 2.7%
Grade 8 56.3% 22.8% 7.6% 4.9% 2.9% 5.5%
Grade 9 52.7% 18.7% 7.9% 8.5% 4.8% 7.5%
Grade 10 48.4% 18.8% 11.1% 6.4% 7.3% 7.9%
Grade 11 47.9% 16.9% 6.4% 9.5% 7.8% 11.5%
Grade 12 45.1% 13.7% 10.2% 10.2% 10.2% 10.6%

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Table D-5: If you wanted some, how difficult would it be to get.. 29

Continue
d

Never Very Somewhat Somewhat


Heard Of Impossible Difficult Difficult Easy Very Easy
Rohypnol?
All 58.1% 20.4% 8.1% 6.1% 3.4% 4.0%
Grade 7 63.4% 24.2% 5.7% 2.6% 1.9% 2.2%
Grade 8 59.6% 23.4% 7.5% 3.1% 2.3% 4.1%
Grade 9 57.6% 19.9% 8.4% 6.4% 3.5% 4.3%
Grade 10 54.7% 20.3% 8.4% 7.1% 4.1% 5.4%
Grade 11 54.1% 17.3% 9.0% 9.0% 4.4% 6.1%
Grade 12 57.3% 14.9% 10.6% 10.2% 4.7% 2.4%
Steroids?
All 32.9% 35.2% 13.7% 8.7% 4.5% 5.0%
Grade 7 44.0% 39.4% 7.3% 5.1% 1.5% 2.7%
Grade 8 35.7% 40.3% 10.7% 5.4% 3.3% 4.5%
Grade 9 27.1% 37.8% 15.7% 9.8% 4.1% 5.5%
Grade 10 26.5% 35.9% 17.2% 9.5% 4.7% 6.2%
Grade 11 32.7% 26.3% 17.6% 9.8% 6.8% 6.8%
Grade 12 31.4% 26.4% 14.9% 14.2% 8.4% 4.6%
Ecstasy?
All 38.4% 27.4% 10.5% 7.7% 7.7% 8.4%
Grade 7 57.0% 28.2% 4.1% 5.3% 2.9% 2.6%
Grade 8 45.7% 29.6% 9.6% 4.3% 4.3% 6.5%
Grade 9 33.4% 30.6% 13.2% 7.3% 7.1% 8.5%
Grade 10 29.6% 29.2% 13.5% 8.6% 9.6% 9.6%
Grade 11 29.7% 23.3% 10.6% 10.6% 11.1% 14.6%
Grade 12 29.5% 19.4% 12.4% 12.4% 14.7% 11.6%
Heroin?
All 38.3% 33.2% 12.3% 6.9% 4.6% 4.7%
Grade 7 51.4% 34.4% 6.5% 3.4% 1.7% 2.6%
Grade 8 42.7% 34.4% 10.6% 4.3% 3.3% 4.7%
Grade 9 31.4% 36.2% 16.2% 6.7% 4.9% 4.7%
Grade 10 32.7% 35.9% 11.5% 8.5% 4.9% 6.4%
Grade 11 36.4% 27.4% 13.7% 10.0% 6.7% 5.7%
Grade 12 34.2% 27.2% 15.6% 11.3% 7.4% 4.3%

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Table D-6: Since school began in the fall, on how many days (if any) have you.. 30

None 1-3 Times 4-9 Times 10+ Times


Attended class while high from marijuana use?
All 89.5% 6.6% 1.5% 2.4%
Grade 7 91.1% 7.1% 0.8% 1.0%
Grade 8 89.2% 6.5% 2.0% 2.2%
Grade 9 89.8% 6.7% 0.6% 2.9%
Grade 10 90.1% 6.7% 1.7% 1.5%
Grade 11 89.4% 5.1% 1.5% 4.1%
Grade 12 86.5% 7.1% 3.2% 3.2%
Attended class while high from use of some other drug?
All 94.6% 3.9% 0.8% 0.7%
Grade 7 94.6% 4.2% 1.0% 0.2%
Grade 8 94.7% 4.3% 0.8% 0.2%
Grade 9 93.7% 4.3% 0.8% 1.2%
Grade 10 94.7% 4.2% 0.6% 0.6%
Grade 11 95.5% 2.5% 1.0% 1.0%
Grade 12 95.3% 3.2% 0.8% 0.8%
Gotten into trouble with teachers because of your drug use?
All 97.7% 1.5% 0.2% 0.5%
Grade 7 95.5% 3.2% 0.2% 1.0%
Grade 8 97.5% 1.6% 0.2% 0.6%
Grade 9 97.9% 1.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Grade 10 98.7% 0.8% 0.2% 0.4%
Grade 11 98.3% 1.2% 0.5% 0.0%
Grade 12 98.8% 0.4% 0.0% 0.8%

Table D-7: School year use of marijuana by absences and conduct problems:

Average days absent due to


illness or other reasons
Marijuana Users: 4.4
Marijuana Non-use 3.3

Average days conduct problems


reported
Marijuana Users: 5.5
Marijuana Non-use 1.8

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Table D-8: During the past twelve months, how many times have you.. 31

None 1-3 Times 4-9 Times 10+ Times


Driven a car when you've felt high from drugs?
All 92.4% 4.8% 1.1% 1.7%
Grade 9 96.5% 2.2% 0.4% 0.9%
Grade 10 93.8% 5.0% 0.4% 0.8%
Grade 11 91.7% 4.7% 1.0% 2.6%
Grade 12 83.8% 9.4% 3.4% 3.4%
Gotten into trouble with the police because of drug use?
All 97.5% 1.9% 0.2% 0.4%
Grade 7 97.7% 1.8% 0.0% 0.5%
Grade 8 97.2% 1.7% 0.4% 0.6%
Grade 9 96.8% 3.0% 0.2% 0.0%
Grade 10 98.4% 1.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Grade 11 96.9% 2.0% 0.5% 0.5%
Grade 12 98.3% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0%

Table D-9: About how many of your close friends use marijuana?

None A Few Some Most ALL

All 46.5% 17.9% 15.9% 14.9% 4.9%


Grade 7 65.2% 13.9% 7.8% 8.9% 4.2%
Grade 8 53.5% 14.6% 13.0% 14.0% 5.0%
Grade 9 43.3% 21.2% 17.5% 14.4% 3.7%
Grade 10 39.8% 20.9% 18.4% 15.5% 5.4%
Grade 11 36.6% 20.9% 16.4% 18.1% 8.0%
Grade 12 34.5% 15.7% 24.7% 21.3% 3.7%

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Table D-10: During the past twelve months, how many times have you.. 32

None 1-3 Times 4-9 Times 10+ Times


Had difficulties of any kind with your friends because of your drug use?
All 94.6% 4.3% 0.8% 0.3%
Grade 7 95.4% 3.6% 0.5% 0.5%
Grade 8 93.4% 5.5% 0.6% 0.4%
Grade 9 94.4% 5.0% 0.6% 0.0%
Grade 10 94.5% 3.7% 1.2% 0.6%
Grade 11 95.0% 3.4% 1.3% 0.3%
Grade 12 95.3% 3.8% 0.4% 0.4%
Been criticized by someone you were dating because of drug use?
All 94.5% 4.2% 0.8% 0.5%
Grade 7 94.5% 3.6% 1.0% 0.8%
Grade 8 95.1% 4.1% 0.4% 0.4%
Grade 9 94.6% 5.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Grade 10 94.3% 3.4% 1.6% 0.8%
Grade 11 94.3% 4.7% 0.5% 0.5%
Grade 12 93.8% 4.1% 1.7% 0.4%

Table D-11: Thinking of parties you attended this school year, how often were
marijuana and/or other drugs used?

Half Most Didn't


Never Seldom the Time of the Time Always Don't know attend
All 52.6% 11.0% 7.4% 6.9% 7.2% 4.2% 10.7%
Grade 7 71.4% 6.5% 3.4% 3.1% 3.4% 1.9% 10.2%
Grade 8 64.8% 9.5% 6.3% 3.8% 4.6% 3.8% 7.1%
Grade 9 48.8% 13.4% 7.5% 6.7% 6.1% 6.3% 11.3%
Grade 10 45.8% 14.5% 9.6% 7.2% 7.7% 3.8% 11.3%
Grade 11 41.9% 8.9% 10.2% 9.1% 10.9% 5.3% 13.7%
Grade 12 34.2% 12.8% 8.9% 14.4% 14.0% 3.5% 12.1%

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Table D-12: How often, if ever, do you smoke marijuana in.. 33

Half Most of
CATEGORY Never Seldom the Time the Time Always Don't know
Joints? All 79.7% 7.4% 5.2% 3.7% 2.8% 1.1%
Grade 7 85.0% 3.5% 4.5% 2.6% 3.5% 0.9%
Grade 8 82.6% 5.2% 4.4% 4.4% 2.4% 1.0%
Grade 9 81.0% 6.5% 4.5% 4.3% 3.0% 0.6%
Grade 10 77.2% 9.9% 5.3% 3.5% 2.8% 1.3%
Grade 11 76.7% 10.2% 5.2% 2.9% 2.6% 2.4%
Grade 12 71.8% 11.8% 8.4% 4.6% 2.3% 1.1%
Blunts? All 78.0% 6.8% 4.8% 4.2% 5.0% 1.2%
Grade 7 84.2% 3.8% 4.5% 1.9% 4.1% 1.4%
Grade 8 82.1% 5.0% 3.4% 4.8% 4.0% 0.6%
Grade 9 78.8% 6.0% 4.2% 3.6% 6.5% 1.0%
Grade 10 75.5% 8.8% 5.2% 5.1% 4.1% 1.3%
Grade 11 74.7% 7.6% 3.8% 6.4% 5.2% 2.4%
Grade 12 68.6% 12.0% 8.5% 4.7% 5.4% 0.8%
Bongs or water pipes? All 87.4% 5.7% 2.8% 1.6% 1.6% 1.0%
Grade 7 92.0% 3.1% 2.2% 0.7% 1.0% 1.0%
Grade 8 91.5% 4.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0.6% 0.8%
Grade 9 88.3% 4.6% 3.0% 1.2% 2.4% 0.4%
Grade 10 86.3% 5.3% 3.0% 2.8% 1.5% 1.1%
Grade 11 84.1% 5.9% 3.1% 2.6% 2.4% 1.9%
Grade 12 78.2% 13.4% 3.8% 1.9% 1.5% 1.1%
Pipes? All 86.8% 5.1% 3.3% 2.0% 1.9% 0.9%
Grade 7 92.2% 3.2% 2.2% 0.5% 1.2% 0.7%
Grade 8 91.9% 3.3% 2.4% 1.0% 0.6% 0.8%
Grade 9 86.5% 6.0% 3.0% 1.6% 2.4% 0.4%
Grade 10 86.1% 4.9% 3.4% 2.4% 1.9% 1.3%
Grade 11 83.6% 5.6% 2.7% 3.6% 2.7% 1.9%
Grade 12 77.1% 8.3% 7.1% 4.0% 2.8% 0.8%
Some other way? All 89.3% 4.6% 1.6% 1.0% 1.4% 2.0%
Grade 7 92.4% 2.2% 2.2% 1.0% 1.2% 1.0%
Grade 8 90.7% 3.6% 1.4% 1.4% 1.4% 1.4%
Grade 9 88.9% 5.1% 1.6% 1.0% 1.8% 1.6%
Grade 10 88.7% 5.2% 1.1% 1.5% 0.7% 2.8%
Grade 11 86.8% 5.3% 1.4% 1.0% 1.7% 3.8%
Grade 12 87.4% 7.5% 2.0% 0.0% 1.2% 2.0%

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Table D-13: How do your parents feel about kids your age using marijuana? 34

Strongly Mildly Mildly Strongly


Disapprove Disapprove Neither Approve Approve Don't know
All 77.8% 5.8% 4.3% 1.2% 1.0% 9.8%
Grade 7 79.4% 3.3% 2.0% 0.3% 1.0% 14.0%
Grade 8 74.2% 4.8% 4.2% 1.5% 1.0% 14.3%
Grade 9 79.5% 5.0% 5.2% 0.8% 1.2% 8.3%
Grade 10 81.2% 5.6% 4.0% 1.0% 1.0% 7.3%
Grade 11 78.2% 6.2% 6.4% 2.6% 1.0% 5.6%
Grade 12 72.9% 12.0% 4.4% 2.0% 0.8% 8.0%

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Table D-14: How dangerous do you think it is for kids your age to use... 35

Very Somewhat Not very Not at All


Dangerous Dangerous Dangerous Dangerous Do Not Know
Marijuana?
All 55.6% 17.3% 12.5% 9.6% 5.0%
Grade 7 68.8% 13.6% 7.1% 4.2% 6.3%
Grade 8 64.8% 14.8% 7.3% 7.5% 5.5%
Grade 9 50.2% 21.1% 13.0% 10.6% 5.1%
Grade 10 51.1% 20.7% 14.1% 9.5% 4.6%
Grade 11 49.2% 17.7% 16.4% 11.3% 5.4%
Grade 12 45.8% 14.7% 20.6% 16.4% 2.5%
Cocaine?
All 81.4% 10.1% 1.7% 1.3% 5.5%
Grade 7 79.6% 8.6% 1.6% 1.9% 8.3%
Grade 8 81.3% 10.2% 1.1% 1.3% 6.0%
Grade 9 81.9% 9.5% 2.4% 1.3% 5.0%
Grade 10 81.1% 10.8% 1.4% 1.6% 5.0%
Grade 11 81.5% 11.0% 1.3% 0.5% 5.7%
Grade 12 83.3% 11.6% 2.6% 0.9% 1.7%
Crack?
All 84.3% 8.3% 1.0% 0.8% 5.7%
Grade 7 81.2% 8.5% 2.1% 1.3% 6.9%
Grade 8 82.7% 9.2% 0.7% 0.9% 6.6%
Grade 9 84.2% 8.1% 1.5% 0.4% 5.7%
Grade 10 84.9% 8.2% 0.4% 1.0% 5.4%
Grade 11 84.8% 8.3% 0.3% 0.8% 5.9%
Grade 12 89.6% 6.9% 0.9% 0.0% 2.6%
Ecstasy?
All 77.8% 10.7% 2.2% 1.4% 7.8%
Grade 7 78.6% 8.3% 1.3% 1.1% 10.7%
Grade 8 79.6% 8.0% 1.1% 1.7% 9.6%
Grade 9 75.7% 11.3% 2.8% 1.5% 8.7%
Grade 10 76.3% 12.7% 2.0% 2.0% 7.0%
Grade 11 76.0% 15.2% 1.3% 0.8% 6.7%
Grade 12 82.0% 9.6% 5.4% 0.8% 2.1%
Steroids?
All 74.5% 13.0% 3.6% 1.5% 7.5%
Grade 7 76.7% 9.8% 1.8% 2.1% 9.6%
Grade 8 76.8% 9.4% 4.7% 1.5% 7.7%
Grade 9 71.2% 15.8% 4.3% 1.3% 7.5%
Grade 10 71.9% 15.2% 3.7% 2.7% 6.4%
Grade 11 73.5% 15.4% 3.0% 1.0% 7.1%
Grade 12 78.1% 12.0% 3.7% 0.4% 5.8%
Heroin?
All 84.5% 6.1% 0.7% 0.8% 8.0%
Grade 7 79.1% 7.0% 0.8% 1.3% 11.9%
Grade 8 82.7% 6.9% 1.3% 0.6% 8.6%
Grade 9 84.4% 5.3% 1.1% 0.6% 8.5%
Grade 10 84.7% 7.5% 0.6% 1.3% 5.9%
Grade 11 87.2% 4.8% 0.0% 0.5% 7.5%
Grade 12 91.9% 4.7% 0.0% 0.0% 3.4%

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Table D-15: How recently, if ever, have you taken... 36

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Methamphetamine?
All 0.2% 0.7% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 7 0.2% 1.2% 3.5% 96.5%
Grade 8 0.2% 0.6% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 9 0.4% 0.8% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.5% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 11 0.2% 0.5% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.4% 1.6% 98.4%

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Table D-16: How recently, if ever, have you used... 37

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Codeine?
All 1.1% 2.9% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 7 0.0% 1.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 8 1.0% 2.5% 3.5% 96.5%
Grade 9 1.2% 3.7% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 10 1.3% 2.9% 4.0% 96.0%
Grade 11 1.2% 2.7% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 12 2.4% 5.2% 9.6% 90.4%
Oxycontin, Percodan or Percocet?
All 0.5% 1.4% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 7 0.0% 1.0% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.6% 0.6% 99.4%
Grade 9 1.4% 2.1% 2.7% 97.3%
Grade 10 0.2% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 11 1.0% 1.7% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 12 0.4% 2.0% 3.6% 96.4%
Vicodin, Lortab or Lorcet?
All 0.7% 2.2% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 7 0.3% 0.8% 1.8% 98.3%
Grade 8 0.4% 1.7% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 9 0.4% 2.1% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 10 0.8% 2.3% 2.9% 97.1%
Grade 11 1.0% 2.7% 6.1% 93.9%
Grade 12 2.0% 4.9% 8.9% 91.1%
Valium or Diazepam?
All 0.3% 0.7% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.6% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 9 0.6% 0.6% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 10 0.2% 1.3% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 11 0.7% 1.0% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.8% 2.5% 97.5%
Xanax or Alprazolam?
All 3.0% 8.0% 13.9% 86.1%
Grade 7 1.5% 7.6% 10.3% 89.7%
Grade 8 2.8% 8.3% 11.5% 88.5%
Grade 9 3.5% 9.4% 17.1% 82.9%
Grade 10 4.3% 8.5% 14.2% 85.8%
Grade 11 2.4% 6.8% 14.6% 85.4%
Grade 12 3.6% 6.5% 15.3% 84.7%

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Table D-17: How recently, if ever, have you taken... 38

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
DXM, Triple C?
All 1.1% 3.0% 5.4% 94.6%
Grade 7 1.0% 2.6% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 8 0.8% 4.1% 5.3% 94.7%
Grade 9 2.2% 3.6% 6.1% 93.9%
Grade 10 1.1% 3.0% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 11 0.5% 1.7% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 12 0.4% 2.0% 3.9% 96.1%

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Table I-1: How recently, if ever, have you used... 39

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Any inhalant?
All 2.3% 4.1% 8.2% 91.8%
Grade 7 4.8% 8.4% 12.0% 88.0%
Grade 8 2.3% 3.9% 8.2% 91.8%
Grade 9 1.5% 3.8% 9.1% 90.9%
Grade 10 2.1% 3.7% 7.5% 92.5%
Grade 11 1.6% 2.3% 5.7% 94.3%
Grade 12 1.1% 1.5% 4.5% 95.5%

Table I-2: How often do you normally use inhalants?

Several Several About About Less than


Never Every Times a Times a Once a Once a Once a
Used Day Week Month Month Year Year

All 94.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.9% 1.1% 1.0% 2.0%


Grade 7 93.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.9% 1.2% 1.4% 1.2%
Grade 8 92.2% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 0.6% 1.8% 2.9%
Grade 9 94.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 1.6% 0.6% 2.6%
Grade 10 95.6% 0.2% 0.2% 0.6% 1.9% 0.7% 0.9%
Grade 11 95.7% 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.5% 1.0% 2.2%
Grade 12 96.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.0% 2.0%

Table I-3: Average age of first use of:

Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12


Inhalants
11.0 11.0 12.1 12.4 14.0 13.8

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Table I-4: Since school began in the fall, on how many days (if any) have you 40

attended class while high from inhalant use?

None 1-3 Times 4-9 Times 10+ Times

All 98.1% 1.4% 0.2% 0.3%


Grade 7 96.7% 2.5% 0.5% 0.3%
Grade 8 97.3% 1.7% 0.2% 0.8%
Grade 9 97.9% 1.6% 0.2% 0.2%
Grade 10 98.7% 1.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Grade 11 99.2% 0.5% 0.3% 0.0%
Grade 12 99.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%

Table I-5: School year use of inhalants by absences and conduct problems:

Average days absent due to


illness or other reasons
Inhalants Users: 4.5
Inhalants Non-use 3.4

Average days conduct problems


reported
Inhalants Users: 6.8
Inhalants Non-use 2.2

Table I-6: About how many of your close friends use inhalants?

None A Few Some Most ALL

All 83.8% 10.8% 3.3% 1.4% 0.6%


Grade 7 82.4% 11.5% 3.3% 1.9% 0.9%
Grade 8 79.0% 14.0% 4.0% 2.2% 0.8%
Grade 9 82.4% 12.3% 3.9% 1.0% 0.4%
Grade 10 85.4% 9.7% 3.8% 0.9% 0.2%
Grade 11 85.9% 9.1% 2.6% 1.2% 1.2%
Grade 12 90.9% 6.1% 1.5% 1.1% 0.4%

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Table I-7: How dangerous do you think it is for kids your age to use inhalants? 41

Very Somewhat Not very Not at All


Dangerous Dangerous Dangerous Dangerous Do Not Know

All 70.8% 15.5% 5.3% 1.9% 6.5%


Grade 7 71.9% 13.4% 4.2% 2.4% 8.1%
Grade 8 70.0% 14.8% 6.4% 2.2% 6.6%
Grade 9 65.5% 18.8% 6.7% 1.9% 7.1%
Grade 10 70.8% 16.9% 5.2% 1.6% 5.6%
Grade 11 73.8% 14.8% 4.2% 1.3% 6.0%
Grade 12 76.4% 13.0% 4.5% 1.6% 4.5%

Table I-8: If you wanted some, how difficult would it be to get..

Never Very Somewhat Somewhat


Heard Of Impossible Difficult Difficult Easy Very Easy
Inhalants?
All 29.1% 16.3% 5.1% 5.4% 9.6% 34.5%
Grade 7 39.7% 20.6% 4.8% 4.6% 8.0% 22.3%
Grade 8 32.4% 19.4% 4.3% 5.1% 7.6% 31.2%
Grade 9 21.8% 14.6% 7.2% 5.0% 9.2% 42.1%
Grade 10 25.6% 14.0% 5.0% 7.4% 12.3% 35.8%
Grade 11 29.8% 16.7% 5.6% 4.4% 9.0% 34.6%
Grade 12 26.3% 11.1% 2.7% 6.1% 12.6% 41.2%

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on drugs or alcohol from the following sources?

CATEGORY Yes
A school health class All 54.3%
Grade 7 41.7%
Grade 8 53.6%
Grade 9 59.3%
Grade 10 67.1%
Grade 11 55.6%
Grade 12 45.9%
An assembly program All 36.2%
Grade 7 41.8%
Grade 8 44.7%
Grade 9 32.3%
Grade 10 38.2%
Grade 11 26.8%
Grade 12 31.4%
Guidance counselor All 18.4%
Grade 7 20.0%
Grade 8 24.5%
Grade 9 19.0%
Grade 10 16.4%
Grade 11 13.5%
Grade 12 14.3%
Science class All 32.2%
Grade 7 40.9%
Grade 8 30.3%
Grade 9 30.4%
Grade 10 42.7%
Grade 11 27.1%
Grade 12 19.8%
Social studies class All 12.3%
Grade 7 9.8%
Grade 8 13.8%
Grade 9 12.3%
Grade 10 13.2%
Grade 11 11.8%
Grade 12 12.7%
Student group session All 13.0%
Grade 7 10.7%
Grade 8 14.6%
Grade 9 12.2%
Grade 10 12.4%
Grade 11 13.0%
Grade 12 15.7%

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(Continued)

CATEGORY Yes
An invited school guest All 23.3%
Grade 7 27.0%
Grade 8 31.1%
Grade 9 20.4%
Grade 10 20.0%
Grade 11 17.3%
Grade 12 23.5%
Another source at school All 28.3%
Grade 7 24.3%
Grade 8 32.4%
Grade 9 28.3%
Grade 10 30.7%
Grade 11 26.6%
Grade 12 26.4%
Any school source All 58.0%
Grade 7 51.4%
Grade 8 57.4%
Grade 9 61.5%
Grade 10 68.8%
Grade 11 53.8%
Grade 12 53.3%

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CATEGORY Yes
A counselor or program in All 33.2%
Grade 7 42.3%
Grade 8 36.9%
Grade 9 31.7%
Grade 10 27.7%
Grade 11 30.5%
Grade 12 26.9%
Another adult in school ( All 33.3%
Grade 7 38.0%
Grade 8 35.8%
Grade 9 30.4%
Grade 10 31.4%
Grade 11 34.2%
Grade 12 29.5%
A counselor or program ou All 38.2%
Grade 7 38.2%
Grade 8 38.2%
Grade 9 38.0%
Grade 10 37.2%
Grade 11 34.6%
Grade 12 43.1%
Your parents All 58.4%
Grade 7 62.1%
Grade 8 56.5%
Grade 9 58.3%
Grade 10 59.8%
Grade 11 57.7%
Grade 12 54.8%
A medical doctor All 45.2%
Grade 7 47.2%
Grade 8 45.3%
Grade 9 45.3%
Grade 10 46.9%
Grade 11 43.2%
Grade 12 42.2%
Your friends All 65.9%
Grade 7 55.6%
Grade 8 60.4%
Grade 9 70.1%
Grade 10 71.7%
Grade 11 71.4%
Grade 12 68.0%

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(Continued)

CATEGORY Yes
Another adult (a relative All 60.3%
Grade 7 61.5%
Grade 8 56.3%
Grade 9 63.8%
Grade 10 61.5%
Grade 11 57.9%
Grade 12 59.3%

Table X-3: Since school began in the fall, have you sought help, other than
from family or friends, for problems in any way connected with your use of
alcohol, marijuana, or other drugs?

CATEGORY Yes
Seek Help All 7.7%
Grade 7 7.1%
Grade 8 11.2%
Grade 9 8.0%
Grade 10 6.7%
Grade 11 5.9%
Grade 12 5.8%

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Table X-4: About how many of your friends: 46

None A Few Some Most ALL


Feel close to their parents?
All 7.3% 31.5% 25.5% 27.2% 8.5%
Grade 7 12.7% 31.0% 22.5% 22.5% 11.2%
Grade 8 9.2% 31.1% 21.8% 25.6% 12.4%
Grade 9 5.0% 29.6% 27.5% 30.9% 7.1%
Grade 10 6.4% 32.6% 30.9% 24.7% 5.4%
Grade 11 5.2% 35.2% 26.4% 25.9% 7.3%
Grade 12 4.4% 30.9% 23.9% 33.8% 7.0%
Sometimes carry weapons?
All 65.4% 20.5% 9.1% 3.8% 1.1%
Grade 7 74.4% 14.3% 6.2% 3.8% 1.3%
Grade 8 66.2% 18.7% 9.9% 3.6% 1.5%
Grade 9 62.1% 23.6% 8.9% 4.5% 0.9%
Grade 10 61.9% 23.5% 10.4% 3.5% 0.5%
Grade 11 62.8% 22.4% 10.3% 4.1% 0.5%
Grade 12 64.1% 21.0% 9.9% 3.1% 1.9%
Care about making good grades?
All 4.3% 18.5% 25.3% 34.9% 17.0%
Grade 7 6.4% 22.5% 26.6% 25.0% 19.5%
Grade 8 5.8% 20.9% 27.3% 29.0% 17.1%
Grade 9 3.2% 15.2% 22.5% 41.7% 17.3%
Grade 10 4.3% 19.0% 24.9% 38.3% 13.6%
Grade 11 2.3% 16.6% 27.6% 38.5% 15.0%
Grade 12 3.5% 16.4% 23.4% 37.9% 18.8%
Belong/want to belong to a gang?
All 56.0% 21.3% 12.6% 7.4% 2.7%
Grade 7 54.4% 19.8% 11.8% 7.8% 6.2%
Grade 8 48.0% 22.9% 15.4% 11.2% 2.5%
Grade 9 53.1% 21.8% 13.4% 8.7% 3.0%
Grade 10 54.7% 23.8% 13.3% 6.6% 1.6%
Grade 11 60.2% 23.6% 11.4% 4.1% 0.7%
Grade 12 71.9% 14.8% 8.5% 3.7% 1.1%
Wish they could drop out of school?
All 55.0% 28.3% 10.7% 3.8% 2.3%
Grade 7 60.9% 23.1% 9.2% 3.5% 3.3%
Grade 8 52.5% 27.8% 12.5% 4.6% 2.7%
Grade 9 55.1% 26.4% 11.5% 4.3% 2.6%
Grade 10 47.2% 35.1% 12.3% 4.0% 1.4%
Grade 11 55.9% 32.1% 8.4% 2.5% 1.1%
Grade 12 58.5% 27.6% 8.8% 3.3% 1.8%

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Table X-5: How safe do you feel when you are: 47

Somewha Not Very Not Safe Don't


Very Safe t Safe Safe at All Know
In your home?
All 75.7% 20.0% 1.5% 0.5% 2.3%
Grade 7 73.3% 20.0% 1.8% 0.9% 4.0%
Grade 8 72.3% 22.5% 2.3% 0.2% 2.7%
Grade 9 77.6% 18.1% 1.7% 0.6% 2.0%
Grade 10 75.7% 21.1% 0.9% 0.3% 1.9%
Grade 11 79.8% 17.5% 0.2% 0.9% 1.6%
Grade 12 76.1% 21.0% 1.5% 0.4% 1.1%
Out in your neighbourhood
All 26.0% 51.6% 13.7% 5.1% 3.5%
Grade 7 22.0% 53.7% 12.6% 6.0% 5.8%
Grade 8 23.3% 49.4% 17.2% 5.3% 4.7%
Grade 9 29.1% 49.7% 12.5% 5.6% 3.2%
Grade 10 23.6% 54.0% 15.1% 4.5% 2.8%
Grade 11 26.2% 52.1% 14.5% 5.1% 2.0%
Grade 12 33.2% 51.9% 9.7% 3.4% 1.9%
At school
All 29.5% 48.5% 11.5% 5.3% 5.2%
Grade 7 31.9% 43.2% 11.0% 6.4% 7.5%
Grade 8 31.8% 46.6% 10.8% 4.5% 6.3%
Grade 9 31.9% 48.6% 11.3% 3.6% 4.7%
Grade 10 25.0% 50.6% 13.2% 7.0% 4.2%
Grade 11 22.4% 53.6% 13.1% 6.3% 4.5%
Grade 12 31.4% 50.6% 10.0% 4.8% 3.3%

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CATEGORY Yes
A website or online chat All 26.2%
Grade 7 17.7%
Grade 8 23.9%
Grade 9 29.0%
Grade 10 26.8%
Grade 11 28.7%
Grade 12 33.3%
Books, magazines, poster All 46.1%
Grade 7 41.0%
Grade 8 42.2%
Grade 9 49.2%
Grade 10 51.0%
Grade 11 45.6%
Grade 12 47.9%
TV, radio, or other audi All 51.0%
Grade 7 43.9%
Grade 8 48.1%
Grade 9 53.4%
Grade 10 54.7%
Grade 11 52.5%
Grade 12 55.0%
Your parents All 49.8%
Grade 7 44.9%
Grade 8 50.4%
Grade 9 54.3%
Grade 10 53.2%
Grade 11 45.6%
Grade 12 47.8%

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1. General Substance Tables

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Table B1: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 51

All students

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 9.8% 14.1% 28.8% 71.2%
Grade 7 7.3% 9.0% 21.3% 78.7%
Grade 8 5.7% 8.7% 21.2% 78.8%
Grade 9 8.0% 12.1% 28.8% 71.2%
Grade 10 8.9% 13.9% 31.4% 68.6%
Grade 11 15.7% 18.8% 30.6% 69.4%
Grade 12 17.9% 28.2% 45.8% 54.2%
Alcohol
All 32.0% 43.1% 64.2% 35.8%
Grade 7 26.7% 33.6% 53.2% 46.8%
Grade 8 22.6% 32.8% 55.2% 44.8%
Grade 9 31.2% 44.0% 68.7% 31.3%
Grade 10 34.0% 47.6% 69.3% 30.7%
Grade 11 36.8% 47.8% 68.4% 31.6%
Grade 12 47.4% 59.9% 74.5% 25.5%
Inhalants
All 2.3% 4.1% 8.2% 91.8%
Grade 7 4.8% 8.4% 12.0% 88.0%
Grade 8 2.3% 3.9% 8.2% 91.8%
Grade 9 1.5% 3.8% 9.1% 90.9%
Grade 10 2.1% 3.7% 7.5% 92.5%
Grade 11 1.6% 2.3% 5.7% 94.3%
Grade 12 1.1% 1.5% 4.5% 95.5%
Any Illicit Drug
All 13.2% 18.0% 28.8% 71.2%
Grade 7 9.6% 12.1% 20.2% 79.8%
Grade 8 10.1% 14.1% 21.6% 78.4%
Grade 9 12.3% 17.7% 27.2% 72.8%
Grade 10 15.5% 20.2% 32.6% 67.4%
Grade 11 14.8% 20.0% 32.3% 67.7%
Grade 12 19.6% 27.7% 46.1% 53.9%
Marijuana
All 11.9% 16.6% 27.2% 72.8%
Grade 7 8.0% 10.3% 17.6% 82.4%
Grade 8 8.6% 12.1% 19.5% 80.5%
Grade 9 11.3% 16.4% 25.6% 74.4%
Grade 10 13.9% 19.2% 31.1% 68.9%
Grade 11 13.5% 18.5% 31.1% 68.9%
Grade 12 19.3% 27.5% 45.7% 54.3%
Marijuana Only
All 5.7% 8.6% 16.4% 83.6%
Grade 7 3.5% 5.0% 10.0% 90.0%
Grade 8 5.0% 7.4% 12.5% 87.5%
Grade 9 4.4% 7.1% 13.9% 86.1%
Grade 10 6.4% 10.0% 19.5% 80.5%
Grade 11 7.6% 10.2% 20.0% 80.0%
Grade 12 9.8% 14.9% 28.6% 71.4%

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Table B1: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 52

All students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 2.0% 3.2% 6.2% 93.8%
Grade 7 2.7% 3.4% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 8 1.3% 2.1% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 9 2.1% 3.4% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 10 1.1% 2.1% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 11 2.3% 3.6% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 12 2.2% 4.9% 10.1% 89.9%
Cocaine
All 1.8% 3.0% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 7 2.3% 3.0% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.8% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 9 1.7% 3.3% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 10 1.1% 2.1% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 11 2.1% 3.4% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 12 2.3% 4.9% 10.2% 89.8%
Crack
All 0.4% 0.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 7 0.9% 0.9% 2.5% 97.5%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.6% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 9 0.8% 0.8% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.2% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 11 0.5% 0.5% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.2% 2.3% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.5% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 1.8% 3.6% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 10 0.7% 1.6% 3.2% 96.8%
Grade 11 1.4% 2.8% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 12 2.7% 5.0% 6.9% 93.1%
Uppers
All 1.5% 2.2% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 7 1.6% 1.6% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 8 0.6% 0.8% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 2.2% 2.8% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 10 1.6% 2.7% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 11 1.2% 3.0% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 12 1.2% 2.7% 6.6% 93.4%
Downers
All 1.6% 2.5% 4.6% 95.4%
Grade 7 1.2% 1.2% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.6% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 9 2.4% 3.2% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 10 1.3% 2.2% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 11 1.6% 3.0% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 12 2.4% 3.9% 10.6% 89.4%

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Table B1: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 53

All students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.6% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 7 0.7% 1.4% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 8 0.8% 0.8% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 0.4% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 10 1.1% 1.6% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 11 0.7% 0.7% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%
Steroids
All 0.4% 0.6% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 7 0.7% 0.9% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 10 0.4% 0.6% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.5% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%
Ecstasy
All 1.5% 2.7% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 7 1.4% 1.6% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.8% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 9 1.7% 2.7% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 10 2.2% 2.7% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 11 1.6% 2.6% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 12 1.1% 5.3% 8.7% 91.3%
Heroin
All 0.6% 0.8% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 7 1.4% 1.6% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 8 0.4% 0.6% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 9 1.0% 1.3% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.4% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 99.3%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%

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Table B2: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 54

Male students

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 10.9% 15.7% 31.1% 68.9%
Grade 7 7.0% 9.3% 23.3% 76.7%
Grade 8 7.8% 10.7% 24.9% 75.1%
Grade 9 8.0% 11.1% 30.7% 69.3%
Grade 10 9.5% 16.5% 34.2% 65.8%
Grade 11 20.4% 25.3% 37.3% 62.7%
Grade 12 19.1% 32.2% 43.5% 56.5%
Alcohol
All 30.0% 40.4% 61.1% 38.9%
Grade 7 22.3% 28.8% 49.3% 50.7%
Grade 8 20.3% 30.6% 51.2% 48.8%
Grade 9 28.9% 41.1% 66.6% 33.4%
Grade 10 32.9% 47.7% 67.5% 32.5%
Grade 11 36.9% 44.9% 65.8% 34.2%
Grade 12 50.0% 59.5% 70.7% 29.3%
Inhalants
All 1.6% 3.3% 7.3% 92.7%
Grade 7 2.4% 5.7% 9.1% 90.9%
Grade 8 2.6% 3.7% 7.7% 92.3%
Grade 9 1.0% 3.1% 9.4% 90.6%
Grade 10 1.1% 2.9% 7.0% 93.0%
Grade 11 1.8% 2.8% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 1.8% 98.2%
Any Illicit Drug
All 14.2% 19.7% 31.9% 68.1%
Grade 7 9.0% 11.9% 19.5% 80.5%
Grade 8 12.3% 17.3% 26.7% 73.3%
Grade 9 13.9% 19.5% 30.7% 69.3%
Grade 10 16.8% 23.6% 36.4% 63.6%
Grade 11 15.7% 22.9% 39.0% 61.0%
Grade 12 20.9% 27.0% 48.7% 51.3%
Marijuana
All 13.1% 18.4% 30.6% 69.4%
Grade 7 8.3% 11.2% 18.0% 82.0%
Grade 8 11.5% 15.9% 25.2% 74.8%
Grade 9 12.6% 17.5% 28.7% 71.3%
Grade 10 14.7% 22.6% 35.5% 64.5%
Grade 11 15.0% 21.4% 37.7% 62.3%
Grade 12 20.2% 26.3% 48.2% 51.8%
Marijuana Only
All 6.2% 9.4% 18.5% 81.5%
Grade 7 5.0% 7.3% 12.8% 87.2%
Grade 8 6.3% 9.1% 15.0% 85.0%
Grade 9 4.5% 7.2% 14.7% 85.3%
Grade 10 6.0% 11.2% 21.4% 78.6%
Grade 11 7.5% 11.5% 24.3% 75.7%
Grade 12 10.2% 13.6% 31.4% 68.6%

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Table B2: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 55

Male students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 2.1% 3.5% 6.9% 93.1%
Grade 7 1.5% 2.0% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 8 2.2% 2.9% 7.3% 92.7%
Grade 9 2.1% 4.2% 9.2% 90.8%
Grade 10 2.2% 4.3% 6.9% 93.1%
Grade 11 3.2% 4.5% 6.8% 93.2%
Grade 12 1.8% 2.7% 7.1% 92.9%
Cocaine
All 1.8% 3.2% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 7 1.0% 1.5% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 8 2.2% 2.6% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 9 1.4% 3.9% 8.2% 91.8%
Grade 10 2.2% 4.4% 6.3% 93.8%
Grade 11 2.7% 4.1% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 12 1.8% 2.7% 7.1% 92.9%
Crack
All 0.5% 0.6% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 7 0.5% 0.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.4% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 9 1.1% 1.1% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 10 0.4% 0.4% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 11 0.9% 0.9% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.5% 2.9% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.1% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 9 2.9% 4.7% 6.9% 93.1%
Grade 10 0.8% 2.3% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 11 1.4% 3.3% 6.5% 93.5%
Grade 12 3.5% 7.1% 8.0% 92.0%
Uppers
All 1.3% 2.0% 3.5% 96.5%
Grade 7 1.0% 1.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 8 0.8% 0.8% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 9 2.2% 2.6% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 10 0.8% 2.7% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 11 0.9% 2.3% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 12 1.9% 2.8% 5.6% 94.4%
Downers
All 1.5% 2.5% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 7 1.0% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.9% 3.1% 96.9%
Grade 9 2.2% 2.6% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 10 0.8% 2.6% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 11 1.4% 2.8% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 12 2.8% 4.6% 8.3% 91.7%

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Table B2: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 56

Male students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.9% 1.2% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 7 1.0% 2.0% 3.0% 97.0%
Grade 8 1.5% 1.5% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 9 0.7% 1.1% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 10 0.7% 1.5% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 11 0.9% 0.9% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Steroids
All 0.5% 0.8% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 7 0.5% 1.0% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 8 1.2% 1.2% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 0.4% 0.4% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 10 0.8% 1.2% 2.7% 97.3%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.9% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Ecstasy
All 1.5% 2.7% 5.4% 94.6%
Grade 7 0.5% 1.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 8 1.1% 2.7% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 9 1.8% 2.1% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 10 3.0% 4.2% 7.2% 92.8%
Grade 11 1.8% 3.2% 6.9% 93.1%
Grade 12 0.9% 4.4% 8.8% 91.2%
Heroin
All 0.7% 1.0% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 7 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.4% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 9 1.8% 2.5% 3.2% 96.8%
Grade 10 0.4% 0.7% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 99.1%

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Table B3: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 57

Female students

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 8.8% 12.4% 26.5% 73.5%
Grade 7 7.5% 8.8% 19.7% 80.3%
Grade 8 3.3% 6.5% 16.7% 83.3%
Grade 9 8.0% 13.2% 26.8% 73.2%
Grade 10 8.3% 11.4% 28.3% 71.7%
Grade 11 11.0% 12.3% 24.2% 75.8%
Grade 12 16.7% 24.4% 46.8% 53.2%
Alcohol
All 34.0% 45.7% 67.3% 32.7%
Grade 7 30.4% 37.6% 56.5% 43.5%
Grade 8 25.1% 35.4% 59.7% 40.3%
Grade 9 33.9% 47.6% 71.4% 28.6%
Grade 10 35.4% 47.4% 71.1% 28.9%
Grade 11 37.2% 50.5% 71.1% 28.9%
Grade 12 44.9% 59.6% 76.9% 23.1%
Inhalants
All 3.1% 5.0% 9.1% 90.9%
Grade 7 6.9% 10.8% 14.7% 85.3%
Grade 8 2.1% 4.2% 8.9% 91.1%
Grade 9 2.1% 4.5% 8.6% 91.4%
Grade 10 3.1% 4.5% 8.0% 92.0%
Grade 11 1.4% 1.8% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 12 1.9% 2.6% 6.5% 93.5%
Any Illicit Drug
All 12.2% 16.4% 25.8% 74.2%
Grade 7 10.2% 12.3% 20.9% 79.1%
Grade 8 7.8% 10.7% 16.0% 84.0%
Grade 9 10.4% 15.7% 23.3% 76.7%
Grade 10 14.4% 17.2% 28.9% 71.1%
Grade 11 14.1% 17.3% 25.9% 74.1%
Grade 12 18.2% 27.9% 44.2% 55.8%
Marijuana
All 10.7% 14.9% 23.8% 76.2%
Grade 7 7.8% 9.5% 17.2% 82.8%
Grade 8 5.4% 7.9% 13.3% 86.7%
Grade 9 9.8% 15.1% 22.0% 78.0%
Grade 10 13.2% 16.0% 26.7% 73.3%
Grade 11 12.0% 15.7% 24.5% 75.5%
Grade 12 18.3% 28.1% 43.8% 56.2%
Marijuana Only
All 5.3% 7.8% 14.3% 85.7%
Grade 7 2.1% 2.9% 7.5% 92.5%
Grade 8 3.6% 5.6% 9.6% 90.4%
Grade 9 4.4% 7.1% 13.1% 86.9%
Grade 10 6.8% 8.9% 17.4% 82.6%
Grade 11 7.7% 9.0% 15.8% 84.2%
Grade 12 9.0% 15.4% 26.3% 73.7%

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Table B3: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 58

Female students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 1.8% 2.9% 5.4% 94.6%
Grade 7 3.9% 4.7% 7.3% 92.7%
Grade 8 0.4% 1.2% 2.5% 97.5%
Grade 9 2.0% 2.4% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 11 1.4% 2.8% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 12 2.6% 6.5% 12.4% 87.6%
Cocaine
All 1.7% 2.8% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 7 3.4% 4.3% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 8 0.4% 0.9% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 9 2.1% 2.5% 2.5% 97.5%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 2.8% 97.2%
Grade 11 1.4% 2.8% 6.1% 93.9%
Grade 12 2.6% 6.6% 12.5% 87.5%
Crack
All 0.3% 0.5% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 7 1.3% 1.3% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.8% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 9 0.4% 0.4% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 0.8% 1.7% 2.9% 97.1%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.9% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 8 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 9 0.4% 2.2% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 10 0.7% 1.0% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 11 1.4% 2.4% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 12 2.0% 3.4% 6.1% 93.9%
Uppers
All 1.6% 2.5% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 7 2.2% 2.2% 3.5% 96.5%
Grade 8 0.4% 0.8% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 9 2.1% 3.0% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 10 2.5% 2.8% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 11 1.4% 3.8% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 12 0.7% 2.7% 7.5% 92.5%
Downers
All 1.7% 2.5% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 7 1.3% 1.3% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 8 0.9% 1.3% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 9 2.6% 3.9% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 10 1.8% 1.8% 4.6% 95.4%
Grade 11 1.9% 3.3% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 12 2.1% 3.4% 12.3% 87.7%

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Table B3: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 59

Female students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.4% 0.7% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 7 0.4% 0.9% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.8% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 10 1.4% 1.7% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 11 0.5% 0.5% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 99.3%
Steroids
All 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 7 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 8 0.4% 1.3% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 9 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 99.6%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 99.3%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 99.3%
Ecstasy
All 1.4% 2.6% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 7 2.2% 2.2% 3.1% 96.9%
Grade 8 0.4% 0.8% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 9 1.7% 3.4% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 10 1.4% 1.4% 2.8% 97.2%
Grade 11 1.4% 1.9% 5.3% 94.7%
Grade 12 1.3% 6.0% 8.7% 91.3%
Heroin
All 0.5% 0.6% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 7 1.8% 2.2% 3.1% 96.9%
Grade 8 0.8% 0.8% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 99.7%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%

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Table B4: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 60

White students

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 20.9% 29.4% 41.2% 58.8%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 13.6% 86.4%
Grade 8 3.7% 3.7% 11.1% 88.9%
Grade 9 11.5% 17.2% 27.6% 72.4%
Grade 10 15.3% 23.7% 37.3% 62.7%
Grade 11 43.4% 45.3% 54.7% 45.3%
Grade 12 36.1% 57.4% 72.1% 27.9%
Alcohol
All 43.8% 56.6% 72.6% 27.4%
Grade 7 9.1% 31.8% 36.4% 63.6%
Grade 8 18.5% 25.9% 63.0% 37.0%
Grade 9 35.6% 49.4% 70.1% 29.9%
Grade 10 33.9% 47.5% 64.4% 35.6%
Grade 11 56.6% 66.0% 81.1% 18.9%
Grade 12 72.1% 83.6% 90.2% 9.8%
Inhalants
All 1.9% 3.5% 9.8% 90.2%
Grade 7 0.0% 4.8% 9.5% 90.5%
Grade 8 3.7% 11.1% 18.5% 81.5%
Grade 9 1.2% 2.3% 8.1% 91.9%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.8% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 11 6.0% 6.0% 10.0% 90.0%
Grade 12 1.7% 1.7% 13.3% 86.7%
Any Illicit Drug
All 24.8% 30.7% 38.9% 61.1%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 8 14.8% 22.2% 29.6% 70.4%
Grade 9 19.5% 23.0% 29.9% 70.1%
Grade 10 25.4% 28.8% 30.5% 69.5%
Grade 11 36.5% 46.2% 51.9% 48.1%
Grade 12 36.1% 45.9% 62.3% 37.7%
Marijuana
All 23.4% 29.1% 35.8% 64.2%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 8 7.4% 11.1% 14.8% 85.2%
Grade 9 17.4% 20.9% 26.7% 73.3%
Grade 10 26.3% 29.8% 29.8% 70.2%
Grade 11 34.6% 44.2% 48.1% 51.9%
Grade 12 36.1% 45.9% 60.7% 39.3%
Marijuana Only
All 8.4% 13.2% 19.6% 80.4%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 8 3.6% 7.1% 10.7% 89.3%
Grade 9 8.0% 10.3% 16.1% 83.9%
Grade 10 13.6% 16.9% 16.9% 83.1%
Grade 11 9.4% 18.9% 20.8% 79.2%
Grade 12 9.8% 18.0% 32.8% 67.2%

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Table B4: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 61

White students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 2.5% 5.8% 8.5% 91.5%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 1.1% 2.3% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 10 0.0% 3.4% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 11 3.8% 9.6% 19.2% 80.8%
Grade 12 6.7% 13.3% 16.7% 83.3%
Cocaine
All 2.3% 5.6% 7.9% 92.1%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 1.2% 2.4% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 10 0.0% 3.4% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 11 2.0% 7.8% 15.7% 84.3%
Grade 12 6.7% 13.3% 16.7% 83.3%
Crack
All 0.3% 0.3% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 11 2.0% 2.0% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 5.3% 8.6% 12.8% 87.2%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 3.8% 7.7% 11.5% 88.5%
Grade 9 3.7% 4.9% 6.1% 93.9%
Grade 10 1.8% 5.4% 10.7% 89.3%
Grade 11 8.2% 14.3% 22.4% 77.6%
Grade 12 9.8% 14.8% 21.3% 78.7%
Uppers
All 1.6% 3.7% 7.0% 93.0%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 1.2% 2.4% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.8% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 11 6.3% 10.4% 14.6% 85.4%
Grade 12 1.7% 5.2% 15.5% 84.5%
Downers
All 3.0% 5.2% 9.0% 91.0%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 7.7% 7.7% 92.3%
Grade 9 4.8% 4.8% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.8% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 11 4.2% 8.3% 14.6% 85.4%
Grade 12 3.4% 6.9% 17.2% 82.8%

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Table B4: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 62

White students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.7% 0.7% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 1.2% 1.2% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 11 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 98.3%
Steroids
All 0.3% 0.3% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 3.7% 3.7% 7.4% 92.6%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 98.3%
Ecstasy
All 1.1% 4.0% 7.6% 92.4%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 3.7% 3.7% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 9 2.4% 3.5% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.8% 3.5% 96.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 2.0% 17.6% 82.4%
Grade 12 0.0% 8.3% 11.7% 88.3%
Heroin
All 0.4% 0.4% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 1.2% 1.2% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 98.3%

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Table B5: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 63

Black students

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 4.7% 6.8% 19.9% 80.1%
Grade 7 4.7% 5.7% 18.9% 81.1%
Grade 8 2.4% 4.2% 16.1% 83.9%
Grade 9 5.0% 9.4% 23.7% 76.3%
Grade 10 5.0% 7.1% 20.6% 79.4%
Grade 11 3.8% 6.2% 17.7% 82.3%
Grade 12 8.7% 8.7% 23.2% 76.8%
Alcohol
All 25.7% 36.7% 60.4% 39.6%
Grade 7 20.6% 29.0% 50.5% 49.5%
Grade 8 18.6% 27.5% 50.3% 49.7%
Grade 9 29.7% 44.9% 68.8% 31.2%
Grade 10 23.4% 35.5% 64.5% 35.5%
Grade 11 28.2% 39.7% 64.1% 35.9%
Grade 12 37.7% 46.4% 66.7% 33.3%
Inhalants
All 1.2% 2.0% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 7 1.9% 1.9% 5.7% 94.3%
Grade 8 0.6% 1.3% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 9 2.9% 4.4% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 10 0.7% 2.2% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.8% 3.1% 96.9%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Any Illicit Drug
All 10.0% 13.6% 24.5% 75.5%
Grade 7 2.9% 4.8% 12.5% 87.5%
Grade 8 6.7% 9.7% 16.4% 83.6%
Grade 9 9.4% 14.5% 26.1% 73.9%
Grade 10 12.9% 18.6% 35.0% 65.0%
Grade 11 15.4% 16.9% 29.2% 70.8%
Grade 12 16.2% 20.6% 33.8% 66.2%
Marijuana
All 9.4% 13.3% 24.7% 75.3%
Grade 7 2.9% 4.9% 12.7% 87.3%
Grade 8 5.7% 8.8% 16.4% 83.6%
Grade 9 8.8% 14.6% 26.3% 73.7%
Grade 10 12.2% 18.7% 35.3% 64.7%
Grade 11 14.0% 15.5% 28.7% 71.3%
Grade 12 16.4% 20.9% 34.3% 65.7%
Marijuana Only
All 6.5% 9.9% 20.0% 80.0%
Grade 7 2.8% 4.6% 12.0% 88.0%
Grade 8 5.2% 7.6% 13.4% 86.6%
Grade 9 5.0% 9.9% 19.9% 80.1%
Grade 10 4.2% 9.1% 25.2% 74.8%
Grade 11 12.2% 13.7% 26.0% 74.0%
Grade 12 12.9% 17.1% 30.0% 70.0%

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Table B5: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 64

Black students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 0.4% 0.7% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.6% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 9 0.7% 1.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 10 0.7% 0.7% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 11 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Cocaine
All 0.4% 0.6% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 99.4%
Grade 9 0.8% 1.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 10 0.7% 0.7% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 11 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Crack
All 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 99.7%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.6% 0.6% 99.4%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 10 0.7% 0.7% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 0.1% 0.4% 0.5% 99.5%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.8% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 10 0.7% 1.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Uppers
All 0.9% 1.1% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 99.4%
Grade 9 1.5% 1.5% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 10 3.0% 4.5% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Downers
All 1.2% 1.4% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 1.3% 1.3% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 9 0.8% 0.8% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 10 3.0% 4.5% 6.8% 93.2%
Grade 11 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 12 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 98.5%

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Table B5: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 65

Black students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.3% 0.3% 0.5% 99.5%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 10 1.4% 1.4% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 11 0.8% 0.8% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Steroids
All 0.4% 1.1% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 7 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 1.3% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 10 1.5% 2.3% 3.0% 97.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 1.6% 3.1% 96.9%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Ecstasy
All 0.9% 1.2% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 1.5% 2.2% 3.0% 97.0%
Grade 10 2.2% 2.9% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 11 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 12 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Heroin
All 0.2% 0.2% 0.6% 99.4%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 99.4%
Grade 9 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 99.3%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%

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Table B6: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 66

Mexican/American students

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 10.8% 16.0% 33.1% 66.9%
Grade 7 9.4% 12.2% 24.8% 75.2%
Grade 8 7.4% 12.0% 27.1% 72.9%
Grade 9 9.1% 13.4% 35.9% 64.1%
Grade 10 11.1% 18.5% 38.4% 61.6%
Grade 11 18.0% 21.9% 34.3% 65.7%
Grade 12 14.9% 26.7% 47.5% 52.5%
Alcohol
All 33.8% 44.9% 65.7% 34.3%
Grade 7 32.3% 37.0% 57.1% 42.9%
Grade 8 25.5% 36.3% 58.3% 41.7%
Grade 9 33.5% 45.5% 71.3% 28.7%
Grade 10 39.5% 55.7% 73.8% 26.2%
Grade 11 37.9% 49.7% 68.9% 31.1%
Grade 12 39.6% 55.4% 72.3% 27.7%
Inhalants
All 3.1% 5.6% 10.2% 89.8%
Grade 7 6.8% 11.6% 15.6% 84.4%
Grade 8 3.2% 4.7% 9.9% 90.1%
Grade 9 0.5% 3.4% 11.2% 88.8%
Grade 10 3.3% 5.2% 9.6% 90.4%
Grade 11 1.1% 1.7% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 12 2.0% 3.0% 4.0% 96.0%
Any Illicit Drug
All 13.4% 19.2% 31.6% 68.4%
Grade 7 14.8% 17.6% 27.6% 72.4%
Grade 8 12.8% 17.1% 25.6% 74.4%
Grade 9 12.3% 20.9% 31.3% 68.7%
Grade 10 15.6% 21.5% 35.9% 64.1%
Grade 11 10.1% 16.9% 30.9% 69.1%
Grade 12 14.0% 23.0% 47.0% 53.0%
Marijuana
All 11.9% 17.3% 29.5% 70.5%
Grade 7 12.2% 14.7% 23.7% 76.3%
Grade 8 11.8% 15.4% 23.6% 76.4%
Grade 9 11.1% 18.8% 29.3% 70.7%
Grade 10 13.4% 19.7% 33.8% 66.2%
Grade 11 9.8% 15.5% 29.9% 70.1%
Grade 12 13.0% 22.0% 46.0% 54.0%
Marijuana Only
All 5.3% 7.9% 15.7% 84.3%
Grade 7 5.1% 6.3% 11.3% 88.7%
Grade 8 6.1% 8.4% 13.4% 86.6%
Grade 9 3.3% 6.1% 12.7% 87.3%
Grade 10 5.1% 9.2% 19.0% 81.0%
Grade 11 5.6% 7.8% 17.9% 82.1%
Grade 12 7.8% 11.8% 28.4% 71.6%

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Table B6: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 67

Mexican/American students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 2.7% 4.2% 8.8% 91.2%
Grade 7 4.5% 5.7% 8.9% 91.1%
Grade 8 2.3% 3.5% 8.2% 91.8%
Grade 9 2.4% 4.3% 9.1% 90.9%
Grade 10 1.9% 3.3% 8.2% 91.8%
Grade 11 2.3% 3.4% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 12 2.0% 4.0% 14.0% 86.0%
Cocaine
All 2.4% 3.9% 7.8% 92.2%
Grade 7 3.6% 4.9% 6.9% 93.1%
Grade 8 2.4% 3.2% 6.7% 93.3%
Grade 9 1.5% 3.9% 8.3% 91.7%
Grade 10 1.9% 3.4% 7.5% 92.5%
Grade 11 2.3% 3.4% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 12 2.0% 4.0% 14.1% 85.9%
Crack
All 0.5% 0.6% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 7 1.2% 1.2% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.8% 3.2% 96.8%
Grade 9 1.0% 1.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 0.8% 1.9% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.8% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 8 0.4% 0.4% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 9 2.5% 4.5% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 10 0.8% 1.5% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 11 0.0% 1.8% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 12 1.1% 3.2% 4.2% 95.8%
Uppers
All 1.7% 2.6% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 7 2.9% 2.9% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.2% 2.8% 97.2%
Grade 9 2.0% 3.0% 7.0% 93.0%
Grade 10 1.5% 2.3% 5.3% 94.7%
Grade 11 0.6% 3.4% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 12 2.1% 3.2% 6.3% 93.7%
Downers
All 1.5% 2.4% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 7 2.1% 2.1% 3.0% 97.0%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.2% 2.9% 97.1%
Grade 9 2.0% 4.0% 6.5% 93.5%
Grade 10 1.1% 1.5% 4.6% 95.4%
Grade 11 1.2% 2.4% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 12 1.1% 3.2% 10.8% 89.2%

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Table B6: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 68

Mexican/American students
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.8% 1.5% 2.5% 97.5%
Grade 7 1.2% 2.5% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 8 0.8% 0.8% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 9 0.5% 2.0% 2.5% 97.5%
Grade 10 1.5% 2.7% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Steroids
All 0.4% 0.4% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 7 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 8 0.8% 0.8% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 9 0.5% 0.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Ecstasy
All 1.9% 3.1% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 7 2.5% 2.9% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 8 1.2% 2.4% 4.0% 96.0%
Grade 9 1.0% 1.5% 6.9% 93.1%
Grade 10 3.1% 3.4% 6.5% 93.5%
Grade 11 1.8% 3.5% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 12 2.1% 7.4% 14.7% 85.3%
Heroin
All 0.7% 1.2% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 7 2.0% 2.4% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 8 0.4% 0.8% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 1.0% 2.0% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.4% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%

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Table B7: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 69

Students reporting A grades

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 6.0% 10.0% 20.7% 79.3%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 7.3% 92.7%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 8.6% 91.4%
Grade 9 2.4% 4.8% 15.3% 84.7%
Grade 10 5.4% 9.7% 19.4% 80.6%
Grade 11 14.1% 17.6% 23.5% 76.5%
Grade 12 14.1% 26.8% 46.5% 53.5%
Alcohol
All 26.6% 37.7% 62.2% 37.8%
Grade 7 12.7% 20.0% 34.5% 65.5%
Grade 8 13.0% 26.1% 52.2% 47.8%
Grade 9 22.6% 33.1% 65.3% 34.7%
Grade 10 24.7% 37.6% 66.7% 33.3%
Grade 11 34.1% 45.9% 70.6% 29.4%
Grade 12 47.9% 59.2% 73.2% 26.8%
Inhalants
All 0.8% 1.3% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 7 3.6% 3.6% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.4% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.8% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 10 1.1% 1.1% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 1.4% 2.9% 97.1%
Any Illicit Drug
All 8.7% 11.4% 18.6% 81.4%
Grade 7 3.7% 5.6% 7.4% 92.6%
Grade 8 4.3% 5.7% 10.0% 90.0%
Grade 9 4.0% 6.4% 12.0% 88.0%
Grade 10 13.0% 14.1% 22.8% 77.2%
Grade 11 8.1% 11.6% 24.4% 75.6%
Grade 12 20.0% 25.7% 35.7% 64.3%
Marijuana
All 8.2% 10.1% 17.2% 82.8%
Grade 7 3.7% 5.6% 7.4% 92.6%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.4% 5.7% 94.3%
Grade 9 4.0% 5.6% 9.7% 90.3%
Grade 10 13.3% 14.4% 22.2% 77.8%
Grade 11 7.0% 9.3% 23.3% 76.7%
Grade 12 20.3% 24.6% 36.2% 63.8%
Marijuana Only
All 3.6% 4.8% 10.2% 89.8%
Grade 7 1.8% 3.6% 5.4% 94.6%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.4% 5.7% 94.3%
Grade 9 2.4% 3.2% 6.3% 93.7%
Grade 10 7.5% 8.6% 15.1% 84.9%
Grade 11 0.0% 2.3% 11.6% 88.4%
Grade 12 8.3% 9.7% 18.1% 81.9%

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Table B7: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 70

Students reporting A grades


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 0.6% 2.1% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 1.4% 2.9% 97.1%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.1% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 11 2.3% 3.5% 8.1% 91.9%
Grade 12 1.4% 7.1% 10.0% 90.0%
Cocaine
All 0.4% 1.8% 3.5% 96.5%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.1% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 11 1.2% 2.3% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 12 1.4% 7.2% 10.1% 89.9%
Crack
All 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 99.3%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 1.4% 2.9% 97.1%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 11 1.2% 1.2% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 0.9% 2.3% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 9 0.9% 1.7% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 10 1.1% 2.2% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 11 0.0% 3.7% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 12 1.5% 4.5% 6.0% 94.0%
Uppers
All 0.0% 0.8% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 1.4% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.1% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 11 0.0% 1.2% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 1.5% 4.4% 95.6%
Downers
All 0.0% 0.7% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.1% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 2.9% 8.7% 91.3%

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Table B7: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 71

Students reporting A grades


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 99.6%
Grade 7 0.0% 1.9% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Steroids
All 0.2% 0.2% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 1.5% 1.5% 3.0% 97.0%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Ecstasy
All 1.1% 2.1% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.4% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.8% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 11 2.5% 2.5% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 12 2.9% 7.2% 10.1% 89.9%
Heroin
All 0.6% 0.9% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 7 1.9% 1.9% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 2.9% 2.9% 2.9% 97.1%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%

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Table B8: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 72

Students reporting grades lower than A

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 10.8% 15.1% 30.7% 69.3%
Grade 7 8.4% 10.4% 23.0% 77.0%
Grade 8 6.7% 10.2% 23.4% 76.6%
Grade 9 9.8% 14.2% 33.0% 67.0%
Grade 10 9.6% 14.7% 33.5% 66.5%
Grade 11 16.2% 19.2% 32.6% 67.4%
Grade 12 19.4% 28.9% 45.3% 54.7%
Alcohol
All 33.3% 44.4% 64.8% 35.2%
Grade 7 28.8% 35.4% 55.7% 44.3%
Grade 8 24.1% 34.1% 55.7% 44.3%
Grade 9 33.8% 47.3% 69.9% 30.1%
Grade 10 36.1% 49.5% 69.8% 30.2%
Grade 11 37.4% 48.3% 68.2% 31.8%
Grade 12 47.0% 59.9% 74.8% 25.2%
Inhalants
All 2.7% 4.8% 9.1% 90.9%
Grade 7 5.0% 9.2% 13.4% 86.6%
Grade 8 2.5% 4.4% 8.7% 91.3%
Grade 9 2.0% 4.7% 10.1% 89.9%
Grade 10 2.4% 4.3% 7.7% 92.3%
Grade 11 2.0% 2.8% 6.8% 93.2%
Grade 12 1.5% 1.5% 5.1% 94.9%
Any Illicit Drug
All 14.2% 19.5% 31.3% 68.7%
Grade 7 10.3% 12.9% 22.0% 78.0%
Grade 8 11.2% 15.7% 23.8% 76.2%
Grade 9 14.7% 21.1% 31.9% 68.1%
Grade 10 16.2% 21.5% 34.7% 65.3%
Grade 11 16.5% 22.1% 34.5% 65.5%
Grade 12 19.5% 28.5% 50.0% 50.0%
Marijuana
All 12.8% 18.1% 29.6% 70.4%
Grade 7 8.4% 10.8% 18.9% 81.1%
Grade 8 9.9% 14.0% 22.1% 77.9%
Grade 9 13.4% 19.6% 30.4% 69.6%
Grade 10 14.2% 20.1% 33.0% 67.0%
Grade 11 15.2% 20.9% 33.2% 66.8%
Grade 12 19.1% 28.6% 49.2% 50.8%
Marijuana Only
All 6.3% 9.5% 18.0% 82.0%
Grade 7 3.8% 5.3% 10.8% 89.3%
Grade 8 5.7% 8.5% 13.8% 86.2%
Grade 9 5.1% 8.5% 16.5% 83.5%
Grade 10 6.2% 10.2% 20.4% 79.6%
Grade 11 9.4% 12.2% 22.2% 77.8%
Grade 12 10.3% 16.7% 32.5% 67.5%

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Table B8: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 73

Students reporting grades lower than A


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 2.2% 3.4% 6.7% 93.3%
Grade 7 3.2% 3.9% 6.3% 93.7%
Grade 8 1.6% 2.3% 5.4% 94.6%
Grade 9 2.5% 4.2% 7.2% 92.8%
Grade 10 1.3% 2.3% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 11 2.3% 3.7% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 12 2.5% 4.1% 10.2% 89.8%
Cocaine
All 2.0% 3.3% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 7 2.6% 3.4% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 8 1.6% 2.1% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 9 2.0% 4.0% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 10 1.3% 2.4% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 11 2.3% 3.7% 6.1% 93.9%
Grade 12 2.6% 4.1% 10.2% 89.8%
Crack
All 0.4% 0.5% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 7 1.1% 1.1% 2.9% 97.1%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.5% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 9 0.8% 0.8% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.2% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 11 0.3% 0.3% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.3% 2.3% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.5% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 8 0.7% 0.9% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 2.1% 3.9% 5.7% 94.3%
Grade 10 0.7% 1.5% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 11 1.8% 2.6% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 12 3.1% 5.2% 7.2% 92.8%
Uppers
All 1.7% 2.5% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 7 1.9% 1.9% 2.7% 97.3%
Grade 8 0.7% 0.7% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 2.6% 3.4% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 10 2.0% 3.1% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 11 1.5% 3.5% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 12 1.6% 3.2% 7.5% 92.5%
Downers
All 2.0% 2.9% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 7 1.4% 1.4% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 0.9% 1.9% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 9 3.1% 4.1% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 10 1.5% 2.4% 5.3% 94.7%
Grade 11 2.0% 3.8% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 12 3.2% 4.3% 11.4% 88.6%

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Table B8: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 74

Students reporting grades lower than A


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.8% 1.1% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 7 0.8% 1.4% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 8 0.9% 0.9% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 9 0.5% 1.3% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 10 1.3% 1.9% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 11 0.9% 0.9% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 99.5%
Steroids
All 0.5% 0.7% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 7 0.8% 1.1% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 8 0.7% 1.2% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 10 0.4% 0.7% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.6% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Ecstasy
All 1.5% 2.8% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 7 1.6% 1.9% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 8 0.7% 1.9% 2.8% 97.2%
Grade 9 2.0% 3.0% 6.1% 93.9%
Grade 10 2.6% 3.3% 5.4% 94.6%
Grade 11 1.4% 2.6% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 12 0.5% 4.6% 8.2% 91.8%
Heroin
All 0.5% 0.7% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 7 1.3% 1.6% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.2% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 9 1.0% 1.3% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.4% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 99.5%

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Table B9: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 75

Students living with two parents

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 8.7% 12.8% 25.2% 74.8%
Grade 7 6.6% 8.1% 16.6% 83.4%
Grade 8 4.0% 5.3% 15.3% 84.7%
Grade 9 5.5% 10.0% 23.2% 76.8%
Grade 10 8.8% 13.0% 30.9% 69.1%
Grade 11 15.4% 18.3% 29.5% 70.5%
Grade 12 17.4% 29.2% 44.1% 55.9%
Alcohol
All 30.7% 40.9% 60.7% 39.3%
Grade 7 26.3% 31.7% 46.3% 53.7%
Grade 8 21.7% 30.7% 50.3% 49.7%
Grade 9 25.8% 37.4% 63.2% 36.8%
Grade 10 33.5% 47.7% 69.5% 30.5%
Grade 11 36.1% 46.9% 68.5% 31.5%
Grade 12 49.4% 59.9% 72.8% 27.2%
Inhalants
All 1.8% 3.2% 8.4% 91.6%
Grade 7 4.0% 6.4% 10.8% 89.2%
Grade 8 1.7% 1.7% 8.1% 91.9%
Grade 9 0.3% 2.9% 10.1% 89.9%
Grade 10 2.2% 3.7% 8.0% 92.0%
Grade 11 1.3% 1.7% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 12 1.9% 2.5% 5.0% 95.0%
Any Illicit Drug
All 10.6% 14.9% 24.5% 75.5%
Grade 7 8.3% 10.7% 17.4% 82.6%
Grade 8 6.0% 8.7% 15.1% 84.9%
Grade 9 10.0% 14.1% 22.2% 77.8%
Grade 10 12.7% 16.7% 27.3% 72.7%
Grade 11 12.9% 17.9% 30.4% 69.6%
Grade 12 16.8% 25.5% 42.2% 57.8%
Marijuana
All 9.2% 13.3% 22.5% 77.5%
Grade 7 7.2% 9.6% 14.4% 85.6%
Grade 8 4.4% 6.4% 12.5% 87.5%
Grade 9 8.5% 12.4% 20.3% 79.7%
Grade 10 10.6% 15.2% 25.5% 74.5%
Grade 11 11.1% 15.3% 28.1% 71.9%
Grade 12 16.3% 25.0% 42.5% 57.5%
Marijuana Only
All 4.3% 6.8% 13.3% 86.7%
Grade 7 3.8% 4.9% 8.0% 92.0%
Grade 8 2.6% 4.3% 8.3% 91.7%
Grade 9 3.5% 5.0% 10.7% 89.3%
Grade 10 5.1% 7.8% 16.0% 84.0%
Grade 11 4.5% 6.6% 15.2% 84.8%
Grade 12 7.4% 14.8% 27.2% 72.8%

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Table B9: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 76

Students living with two parents


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 1.5% 2.7% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 7 1.6% 2.4% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.7% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 9 1.6% 2.6% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 10 1.5% 2.7% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 11 2.5% 4.7% 8.5% 91.5%
Grade 12 2.5% 3.8% 8.9% 91.1%
Cocaine
All 1.3% 2.3% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 7 0.8% 1.6% 2.8% 97.2%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 9 1.3% 2.3% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 10 1.5% 2.8% 4.6% 95.4%
Grade 11 2.1% 4.3% 7.7% 92.3%
Grade 12 2.5% 3.8% 8.9% 91.1%
Crack
All 0.4% 0.5% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 7 0.8% 0.8% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.7% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 9 0.7% 0.7% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 11 0.4% 0.4% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.1% 2.2% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 8 0.7% 0.7% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 9 1.4% 2.8% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 10 0.6% 1.5% 2.5% 97.5%
Grade 11 1.8% 3.9% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 12 2.5% 5.7% 7.6% 92.4%
Uppers
All 1.2% 1.8% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 7 2.0% 2.0% 2.8% 97.2%
Grade 8 0.3% 0.7% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 9 1.4% 1.4% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 10 1.6% 2.2% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 11 0.9% 3.4% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 12 0.7% 2.0% 5.2% 94.8%
Downers
All 0.9% 1.6% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 7 1.2% 1.2% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.4% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 9 1.7% 2.0% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 10 0.3% 1.3% 3.1% 96.9%
Grade 11 1.3% 2.6% 3.5% 96.5%
Grade 12 0.7% 2.7% 8.0% 92.0%

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Table B9: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 77

Students living with two parents


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.4% 0.7% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 7 0.8% 1.6% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 8 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 99.7%
Grade 9 0.3% 1.0% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 10 0.6% 0.6% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 11 0.4% 0.4% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Steroids
All 0.3% 0.5% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 7 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 99.6%
Grade 8 1.0% 1.4% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 9 0.3% 0.3% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.9% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 99.4%
Ecstasy
All 1.1% 1.9% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 7 0.8% 0.8% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 8 1.0% 1.4% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 9 1.0% 1.3% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 10 1.6% 2.2% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 11 1.3% 2.6% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 12 1.3% 3.8% 5.7% 94.3%
Heroin
All 0.6% 0.9% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 7 1.2% 1.6% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 8 0.3% 0.3% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 9 1.3% 2.0% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 99.7%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%

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Table B10: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 78

Students not living with two parents

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 11.4% 16.0% 33.8% 66.2%
Grade 7 8.2% 10.3% 27.8% 72.2%
Grade 8 8.0% 13.4% 29.5% 70.5%
Grade 9 11.8% 15.4% 37.1% 62.9%
Grade 10 9.1% 15.4% 32.8% 67.2%
Grade 11 16.3% 19.7% 32.0% 68.0%
Grade 12 17.8% 26.2% 47.7% 52.3%
Alcohol
All 33.9% 46.4% 68.9% 31.1%
Grade 7 27.1% 35.9% 62.5% 37.5%
Grade 8 24.0% 36.0% 61.8% 38.2%
Grade 9 39.1% 54.1% 76.4% 23.6%
Grade 10 34.6% 47.5% 69.2% 30.8%
Grade 11 38.1% 49.0% 67.8% 32.2%
Grade 12 43.9% 59.8% 76.6% 23.4%
Inhalants
All 3.0% 5.5% 8.0% 92.0%
Grade 7 5.8% 11.1% 13.8% 86.2%
Grade 8 3.3% 7.0% 8.4% 91.6%
Grade 9 3.2% 5.1% 7.8% 92.2%
Grade 10 2.1% 3.8% 6.8% 93.2%
Grade 11 2.0% 3.0% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 3.8% 96.2%
Any Illicit Drug
All 16.7% 22.3% 34.9% 65.1%
Grade 7 11.5% 14.1% 24.1% 75.9%
Grade 8 15.8% 21.6% 30.6% 69.4%
Grade 9 15.9% 23.2% 34.5% 65.5%
Grade 10 19.3% 25.2% 40.3% 59.7%
Grade 11 17.2% 22.7% 35.0% 65.0%
Grade 12 23.8% 30.5% 52.4% 47.6%
Marijuana
All 15.7% 21.3% 33.7% 66.3%
Grade 7 9.1% 11.3% 22.0% 78.0%
Grade 8 14.5% 20.1% 29.4% 70.6%
Grade 9 15.5% 22.3% 33.2% 66.8%
Grade 10 18.3% 24.7% 39.1% 60.9%
Grade 11 16.5% 22.5% 35.0% 65.0%
Grade 12 24.0% 30.8% 51.0% 49.0%
Marijuana Only
All 7.8% 11.1% 20.9% 79.1%
Grade 7 3.1% 5.1% 12.8% 87.2%
Grade 8 8.2% 11.6% 18.0% 82.0%
Grade 9 5.9% 10.4% 19.0% 81.0%
Grade 10 7.8% 12.8% 24.3% 75.7%
Grade 11 11.3% 14.7% 26.0% 74.0%
Grade 12 13.8% 14.7% 31.2% 68.8%

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Table B10: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 79

Students not living with two parents


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 2.6% 4.0% 6.7% 93.3%
Grade 7 4.3% 4.9% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 8 3.2% 4.1% 6.8% 93.2%
Grade 9 2.8% 4.6% 7.4% 92.6%
Grade 10 0.4% 1.3% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 11 2.0% 2.5% 4.0% 96.0%
Grade 12 1.9% 6.7% 12.4% 87.6%
Cocaine
All 2.5% 4.0% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 7 4.4% 4.9% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 8 3.3% 4.2% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 9 2.3% 4.6% 7.4% 92.6%
Grade 10 0.4% 1.3% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 11 2.0% 2.5% 4.0% 96.0%
Grade 12 1.9% 6.8% 12.6% 87.4%
Crack
All 0.6% 0.6% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 7 1.1% 1.1% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.5% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 9 0.9% 0.9% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 10 0.4% 0.4% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 11 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 99.5%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.3% 2.5% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 7 0.0% 1.1% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 8 0.9% 1.4% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 9 2.4% 4.7% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 10 0.9% 1.8% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 11 1.0% 1.5% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 12 3.0% 4.0% 6.1% 93.9%
Uppers
All 1.8% 2.8% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 7 1.1% 1.1% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 8 1.0% 1.0% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 9 3.3% 4.7% 6.1% 93.9%
Grade 10 1.8% 3.5% 5.7% 94.3%
Grade 11 1.5% 2.6% 4.6% 95.4%
Grade 12 2.0% 4.0% 8.9% 91.1%
Downers
All 2.5% 3.5% 6.3% 93.7%
Grade 7 1.1% 1.1% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 8 1.9% 3.3% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 9 3.4% 4.8% 6.7% 93.3%
Grade 10 2.7% 3.5% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 11 2.0% 3.6% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 12 4.0% 5.0% 13.9% 86.1%

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Table B10: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 80

Students not living with two parents


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.9% 1.3% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 7 0.6% 1.1% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.4% 3.2% 96.8%
Grade 9 0.5% 0.9% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 10 1.7% 3.0% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 11 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 99.0%
Steroids
All 0.5% 0.8% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 7 1.1% 1.6% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 8 0.5% 0.9% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 99.5%
Grade 10 0.9% 1.3% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Ecstasy
All 2.0% 3.8% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 7 2.2% 2.7% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 8 0.5% 2.4% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 9 2.8% 4.6% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 10 3.0% 3.4% 6.0% 94.0%
Grade 11 2.0% 2.5% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 12 1.0% 7.9% 13.9% 86.1%
Heroin
All 0.6% 0.6% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 7 1.7% 1.7% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 8 0.5% 0.9% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 0.5% 0.5% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 10 0.4% 0.4% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 99.5%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 99.0%

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Table B11: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 81

Students would seek help from adults for substance abuse problems

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 8.7% 12.9% 27.2% 72.8%
Grade 7 4.2% 5.7% 17.6% 82.4%
Grade 8 4.4% 7.2% 18.8% 81.2%
Grade 9 6.9% 11.1% 25.6% 74.4%
Grade 10 8.2% 13.0% 30.6% 69.4%
Grade 11 15.2% 18.4% 30.8% 69.2%
Grade 12 18.5% 28.8% 47.8% 52.2%
Alcohol
All 29.6% 40.3% 62.6% 37.4%
Grade 7 23.0% 28.7% 48.7% 51.3%
Grade 8 19.1% 29.4% 52.6% 47.4%
Grade 9 28.8% 40.9% 67.2% 32.8%
Grade 10 32.1% 46.2% 69.0% 31.0%
Grade 11 36.0% 45.2% 67.8% 32.2%
Grade 12 45.6% 58.7% 74.8% 25.2%
Inhalants
All 1.8% 3.2% 7.0% 93.0%
Grade 7 3.4% 5.5% 9.8% 90.2%
Grade 8 1.8% 3.2% 7.1% 92.9%
Grade 9 1.2% 3.7% 8.7% 91.3%
Grade 10 2.1% 3.0% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 11 1.6% 1.9% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.5% 4.0% 96.0%
Any Illicit Drug
All 11.4% 16.1% 26.4% 73.6%
Grade 7 6.0% 8.5% 16.3% 83.7%
Grade 8 8.8% 12.4% 18.6% 81.4%
Grade 9 10.3% 15.8% 24.1% 75.9%
Grade 10 13.3% 18.3% 29.7% 70.3%
Grade 11 14.3% 18.8% 31.8% 68.2%
Grade 12 19.6% 27.5% 46.1% 53.9%
Marijuana
All 10.5% 15.0% 24.8% 75.2%
Grade 7 5.2% 7.3% 13.5% 86.5%
Grade 8 6.8% 10.2% 16.3% 83.7%
Grade 9 9.7% 14.9% 22.8% 77.2%
Grade 10 12.2% 17.7% 28.6% 71.4%
Grade 11 13.6% 17.5% 30.7% 69.3%
Grade 12 19.7% 27.1% 45.8% 54.2%
Marijuana Only
All 5.1% 8.2% 15.8% 84.2%
Grade 7 2.1% 3.5% 8.3% 91.7%
Grade 8 4.1% 6.1% 10.2% 89.8%
Grade 9 3.7% 7.1% 13.7% 86.3%
Grade 10 6.1% 10.0% 18.9% 81.1%
Grade 11 7.3% 10.1% 20.9% 79.1%
Grade 12 10.1% 15.5% 29.5% 70.5%

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Table B11: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 82

Students would seek help from adults for substance abuse problems
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 1.3% 2.5% 5.1% 94.9%
Grade 7 1.5% 2.2% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 8 1.6% 2.1% 4.4% 95.6%
Grade 9 1.2% 2.2% 4.0% 96.0%
Grade 10 1.2% 2.1% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 11 1.3% 3.2% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 12 1.0% 4.0% 9.0% 91.0%
Cocaine
All 1.3% 2.5% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 7 1.5% 2.2% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 8 1.6% 1.9% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 9 1.3% 2.3% 3.5% 96.5%
Grade 10 1.2% 2.1% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 11 1.0% 2.9% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 12 1.0% 4.0% 9.0% 91.0%
Crack
All 0.3% 0.3% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 7 0.3% 0.3% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.3% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 0.5% 0.5% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 11 0.7% 0.7% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.1% 2.1% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.6% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.1% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 1.8% 3.6% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.5% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 11 1.3% 2.6% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 12 2.5% 4.0% 6.1% 93.9%
Uppers
All 1.3% 1.9% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 7 1.3% 1.3% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 8 0.3% 0.5% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 2.0% 2.6% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 10 1.4% 1.9% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 11 1.6% 3.3% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 12 0.5% 2.1% 5.6% 94.4%
Downers
All 1.4% 2.2% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 7 0.6% 0.6% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.9% 2.7% 97.3%
Grade 9 2.3% 2.8% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 10 1.0% 1.7% 4.0% 96.0%
Grade 11 2.3% 3.3% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 12 1.6% 3.1% 9.9% 90.1%

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Table B11: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 83

Students would seek help from adults for substance abuse problems
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.3% 0.6% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 7 0.3% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 8 0.3% 0.3% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 9 0.3% 0.8% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 10 0.5% 0.5% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 11 0.7% 0.7% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 99.5%
Steroids
All 0.3% 0.4% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 7 0.3% 0.6% 0.6% 99.4%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.1% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 9 0.3% 0.3% 0.5% 99.5%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.2% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.3% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Ecstasy
All 1.3% 2.4% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 7 0.9% 1.3% 1.9% 98.1%
Grade 8 0.5% 1.6% 2.7% 97.3%
Grade 9 1.5% 2.5% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 10 1.9% 2.4% 4.0% 96.0%
Grade 11 1.7% 2.3% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 12 1.5% 5.0% 8.0% 92.0%
Heroin
All 0.4% 0.5% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 7 0.6% 0.9% 0.9% 99.1%
Grade 8 0.5% 0.8% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 9 0.8% 1.0% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 99.4%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 99.5%

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Table B12: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 84

Students wouldn''t seek help from adults for substance abuse problems

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 14.9% 19.9% 36.2% 63.8%
Grade 7 17.8% 21.9% 39.7% 60.3%
Grade 8 10.7% 15.5% 32.0% 68.0%
Grade 9 9.5% 14.3% 36.9% 63.1%
Grade 10 12.6% 17.9% 34.7% 65.3%
Grade 11 23.4% 24.7% 39.0% 61.0%
Grade 12 20.0% 30.0% 36.0% 64.0%
Alcohol
All 43.1% 55.1% 71.3% 28.7%
Grade 7 44.4% 55.6% 72.2% 27.8%
Grade 8 35.6% 47.1% 66.3% 33.7%
Grade 9 37.3% 51.8% 71.1% 28.9%
Grade 10 45.3% 55.8% 71.6% 28.4%
Grade 11 42.9% 58.4% 72.7% 27.3%
Grade 12 60.0% 68.0% 76.0% 24.0%
Inhalants
All 4.1% 7.5% 11.8% 88.2%
Grade 7 7.1% 17.1% 18.6% 81.4%
Grade 8 4.0% 6.9% 13.9% 86.1%
Grade 9 2.5% 3.8% 7.5% 92.5%
Grade 10 2.2% 5.5% 11.0% 89.0%
Grade 11 2.7% 5.4% 13.5% 86.5%
Grade 12 6.1% 6.1% 6.1% 93.9%
Any Illicit Drug
All 20.2% 24.6% 36.8% 63.2%
Grade 7 23.3% 24.7% 32.9% 67.1%
Grade 8 16.3% 21.2% 34.6% 65.4%
Grade 9 18.8% 24.7% 34.1% 65.9%
Grade 10 22.1% 26.3% 40.0% 60.0%
Grade 11 18.2% 26.0% 40.3% 59.7%
Grade 12 24.5% 26.5% 42.9% 57.1%
Marijuana
All 17.7% 22.6% 35.4% 64.6%
Grade 7 17.4% 18.8% 30.4% 69.6%
Grade 8 15.8% 19.8% 33.7% 66.3%
Grade 9 17.9% 23.8% 32.1% 67.9%
Grade 10 17.0% 22.3% 37.2% 62.8%
Grade 11 16.0% 25.3% 41.3% 58.7%
Grade 12 22.9% 27.1% 41.7% 58.3%
Marijuana Only
All 8.4% 10.9% 19.1% 80.9%
Grade 7 5.5% 6.8% 11.0% 89.0%
Grade 8 9.5% 13.3% 22.9% 77.1%
Grade 9 8.2% 9.4% 14.1% 85.9%
Grade 10 6.3% 9.5% 20.0% 80.0%
Grade 11 9.1% 13.0% 23.4% 76.6%
Grade 12 12.0% 14.0% 26.0% 74.0%

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Table B12: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 85

Students wouldn''t seek help from adults for substance abuse problems
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 4.5% 4.9% 9.6% 90.4%
Grade 7 8.6% 8.6% 11.4% 88.6%
Grade 8 1.0% 1.9% 7.7% 92.3%
Grade 9 4.9% 4.9% 9.8% 90.2%
Grade 10 1.1% 2.1% 5.3% 94.7%
Grade 11 6.8% 6.8% 12.2% 87.8%
Grade 12 6.1% 6.1% 12.2% 87.8%
Cocaine
All 3.8% 4.4% 8.4% 91.6%
Grade 7 7.1% 7.1% 8.6% 91.4%
Grade 8 1.0% 1.9% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 9 2.5% 3.8% 8.9% 91.1%
Grade 10 1.1% 2.1% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 11 6.8% 6.8% 12.3% 87.7%
Grade 12 6.1% 6.1% 12.2% 87.8%
Crack
All 1.2% 1.4% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 7 2.9% 2.9% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 8 0.0% 1.0% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 9 2.6% 2.6% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 10 1.1% 1.1% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.5% 3.2% 4.6% 95.4%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 9 1.4% 2.7% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 10 3.4% 6.7% 7.9% 92.1%
Grade 11 1.4% 4.2% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 12 2.1% 6.4% 8.5% 91.5%
Uppers
All 2.5% 3.3% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 7 4.3% 4.3% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 8 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 9 1.3% 1.3% 5.3% 94.7%
Grade 10 3.3% 4.4% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 11 0.0% 2.8% 6.9% 93.1%
Grade 12 4.3% 6.5% 10.9% 89.1%
Downers
All 2.7% 3.8% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 7 4.5% 4.5% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 8 1.0% 1.0% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 9 2.6% 3.9% 6.6% 93.4%
Grade 10 2.2% 3.3% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 2.8% 7.0% 93.0%
Grade 12 6.5% 8.7% 15.2% 84.8%

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Table B12: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 86

Students wouldn''t seek help from adults for substance abuse problems
(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 2.0% 2.7% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 7 2.8% 4.2% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 8 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 97.0%
Grade 9 1.3% 2.7% 2.7% 97.3%
Grade 10 4.3% 5.3% 5.3% 94.7%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 2.7% 97.3%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Steroids
All 1.1% 1.3% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 7 2.8% 2.8% 2.8% 97.2%
Grade 8 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 98.0%
Grade 9 1.3% 1.3% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 10 1.1% 1.1% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Ecstasy
All 2.3% 3.5% 6.7% 93.3%
Grade 7 4.4% 4.4% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 8 1.0% 2.1% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 9 2.6% 2.6% 7.7% 92.3%
Grade 10 3.2% 4.2% 8.4% 91.6%
Grade 11 2.6% 3.9% 9.2% 90.8%
Grade 12 0.0% 4.3% 8.7% 91.3%
Heroin
All 1.4% 1.8% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 7 4.3% 4.3% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 9 2.5% 3.7% 3.7% 96.3%
Grade 10 1.1% 2.2% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%

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Table B13: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 87

Students living in town three years or less

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 10.2% 13.5% 28.6% 71.4%
Grade 7 5.5% 6.3% 21.3% 78.7%
Grade 8 4.1% 6.1% 20.3% 79.7%
Grade 9 12.3% 17.7% 33.1% 66.9%
Grade 10 9.6% 14.0% 35.3% 64.7%
Grade 11 18.8% 19.5% 29.7% 70.3%
Grade 12 18.2% 30.3% 45.5% 54.5%
Alcohol
All 30.7% 41.8% 62.3% 37.7%
Grade 7 27.0% 33.3% 54.0% 46.0%
Grade 8 18.9% 31.8% 50.7% 49.3%
Grade 9 33.1% 45.4% 66.2% 33.8%
Grade 10 27.0% 47.4% 75.2% 24.8%
Grade 11 40.6% 45.3% 66.4% 33.6%
Grade 12 55.9% 67.6% 73.5% 26.5%
Inhalants
All 1.5% 4.5% 8.4% 91.6%
Grade 7 1.7% 9.1% 13.2% 86.8%
Grade 8 1.4% 3.5% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 9 1.6% 4.7% 9.3% 90.7%
Grade 10 0.0% 1.5% 6.1% 93.9%
Grade 11 2.4% 3.2% 6.3% 93.7%
Grade 12 3.0% 3.0% 6.1% 93.9%
Any Illicit Drug
All 13.6% 17.3% 26.4% 73.6%
Grade 7 11.3% 12.1% 17.7% 82.3%
Grade 8 10.4% 13.2% 20.1% 79.9%
Grade 9 16.9% 21.5% 29.2% 70.8%
Grade 10 13.3% 18.5% 31.9% 68.1%
Grade 11 15.7% 20.5% 31.5% 68.5%
Grade 12 14.7% 20.6% 38.2% 61.8%
Marijuana
All 11.4% 15.8% 24.9% 75.1%
Grade 7 8.4% 9.2% 14.3% 85.7%
Grade 8 7.8% 10.6% 17.7% 82.3%
Grade 9 15.4% 20.8% 28.5% 71.5%
Grade 10 10.4% 17.9% 30.6% 69.4%
Grade 11 13.5% 19.0% 31.0% 69.0%
Grade 12 15.2% 21.2% 39.4% 60.6%
Marijuana Only
All 5.4% 7.7% 14.4% 85.6%
Grade 7 3.9% 4.7% 7.8% 92.2%
Grade 8 4.7% 6.0% 11.4% 88.6%
Grade 9 6.8% 10.5% 16.5% 83.5%
Grade 10 5.0% 7.9% 18.7% 81.3%
Grade 11 6.3% 9.4% 18.8% 81.3%
Grade 12 5.9% 8.8% 17.6% 82.4%

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Table B13: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 88

Students living in town three years or less


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 2.3% 3.0% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 7 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.4% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 9 2.3% 3.9% 5.4% 94.6%
Grade 10 0.8% 1.5% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 11 3.2% 4.8% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 6.1% 93.9%
Cocaine
All 2.0% 2.9% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 7 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.4% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 9 0.8% 3.2% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 10 0.8% 1.5% 3.1% 96.9%
Grade 11 3.3% 4.9% 6.5% 93.5%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 6.1% 93.9%
Crack
All 0.6% 0.6% 1.8% 98.2%
Grade 7 0.8% 0.8% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 9 1.6% 1.6% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 10 0.8% 0.8% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.7% 2.4% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.7% 0.7% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 3.1% 5.5% 7.1% 92.9%
Grade 10 1.6% 2.4% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 11 1.6% 1.6% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 12 6.3% 6.3% 9.4% 90.6%
Uppers
All 1.5% 2.5% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 7 0.9% 0.9% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 8 0.7% 1.4% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 2.4% 3.2% 3.2% 96.8%
Grade 10 2.4% 3.9% 4.7% 95.3%
Grade 11 1.6% 4.8% 7.3% 92.7%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 5.9% 94.1%
Downers
All 1.7% 2.6% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 7 0.9% 0.9% 3.4% 96.6%
Grade 8 0.7% 1.4% 2.9% 97.1%
Grade 9 4.1% 4.1% 4.9% 95.1%
Grade 10 0.8% 3.1% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 11 2.4% 4.8% 7.3% 92.7%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 9.1% 90.9%

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Table B13: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 89

Students living in town three years or less


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.7% 0.8% 2.1% 97.9%
Grade 7 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 8 0.7% 0.7% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 0.8% 0.8% 3.1% 96.9%
Grade 10 1.5% 2.3% 3.8% 96.2%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 97.6%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Steroids
All 0.1% 0.4% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.7% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 9 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 10 0.8% 0.8% 3.2% 96.8%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.8% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Ecstasy
All 1.6% 2.0% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 7 1.7% 1.7% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 8 1.5% 1.5% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 9 1.6% 2.3% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 10 0.8% 2.3% 5.4% 94.6%
Grade 11 3.3% 3.3% 6.5% 93.5%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 5.9% 94.1%
Heroin
All 0.9% 1.0% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 7 0.8% 0.8% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 8 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 99.3%
Grade 9 2.4% 3.1% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%

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Table B14: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 90

Students living in town more than three years

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Tobacco
All 9.9% 14.2% 28.8% 71.2%
Grade 7 7.9% 10.1% 21.5% 78.5%
Grade 8 6.4% 9.6% 21.7% 78.3%
Grade 9 6.9% 10.2% 27.0% 73.0%
Grade 10 8.8% 13.5% 29.7% 70.3%
Grade 11 14.6% 18.7% 31.0% 69.0%
Grade 12 18.0% 27.6% 45.6% 54.4%
Alcohol
All 32.6% 43.5% 64.8% 35.2%
Grade 7 26.9% 33.5% 53.2% 46.8%
Grade 8 23.7% 33.2% 57.4% 42.6%
Grade 9 30.9% 43.9% 69.1% 30.9%
Grade 10 36.0% 47.0% 67.0% 33.0%
Grade 11 35.6% 48.6% 68.9% 31.1%
Grade 12 46.0% 58.6% 74.5% 25.5%
Inhalants
All 2.6% 4.1% 8.0% 92.0%
Grade 7 6.1% 8.4% 11.9% 88.1%
Grade 8 2.7% 4.1% 9.0% 91.0%
Grade 9 1.6% 3.6% 8.5% 91.5%
Grade 10 2.6% 4.3% 7.6% 92.4%
Grade 11 1.3% 1.9% 5.5% 94.5%
Grade 12 0.9% 1.3% 4.3% 95.7%
Any Illicit Drug
All 13.0% 18.3% 29.6% 70.4%
Grade 7 9.3% 12.5% 21.2% 78.8%
Grade 8 9.9% 14.5% 22.3% 77.7%
Grade 9 10.4% 16.0% 26.0% 74.0%
Grade 10 16.3% 21.0% 33.1% 66.9%
Grade 11 14.6% 19.9% 32.9% 67.1%
Grade 12 19.9% 28.4% 47.0% 53.0%
Marijuana
All 12.0% 16.9% 27.9% 72.1%
Grade 7 8.1% 11.0% 19.0% 81.0%
Grade 8 8.7% 12.6% 20.2% 79.8%
Grade 9 9.5% 14.7% 24.2% 75.8%
Grade 10 15.0% 19.7% 31.5% 68.5%
Grade 11 13.5% 18.4% 31.3% 68.7%
Grade 12 19.6% 28.1% 46.4% 53.6%
Marijuana Only
All 5.8% 8.9% 17.1% 82.9%
Grade 7 3.4% 5.3% 10.9% 89.1%
Grade 8 5.0% 7.9% 12.9% 87.1%
Grade 9 3.5% 6.1% 12.9% 87.1%
Grade 10 6.7% 10.6% 19.7% 80.3%
Grade 11 8.2% 10.7% 20.8% 79.2%
Grade 12 10.0% 15.4% 29.9% 70.1%

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Table B14: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 91

Students living in town more than three years


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Cocaine or Crack
All 1.8% 3.3% 6.5% 93.5%
Grade 7 2.3% 3.2% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 8 1.4% 2.4% 5.2% 94.8%
Grade 9 1.8% 3.1% 6.2% 93.8%
Grade 10 1.2% 2.3% 5.6% 94.4%
Grade 11 1.9% 3.2% 6.4% 93.6%
Grade 12 2.6% 5.6% 10.7% 89.3%
Cocaine
All 1.7% 3.1% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 7 1.6% 2.6% 4.2% 95.8%
Grade 8 1.4% 1.9% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 9 1.8% 3.1% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 10 1.2% 2.4% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 11 1.6% 2.9% 5.8% 94.2%
Grade 12 2.6% 5.6% 10.8% 89.2%
Crack
All 0.3% 0.5% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 7 1.0% 1.0% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 8 0.0% 0.8% 2.2% 97.8%
Grade 9 0.3% 0.3% 0.8% 99.2%
Grade 10 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 11 0.7% 0.7% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Hallucinogens
All 1.0% 2.3% 3.6% 96.4%
Grade 7 0.0% 0.7% 1.6% 98.4%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.1% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 9 1.4% 2.7% 4.1% 95.9%
Grade 10 0.5% 1.4% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 11 1.3% 3.3% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 12 2.2% 4.8% 6.5% 93.5%
Uppers
All 1.4% 2.1% 4.0% 96.0%
Grade 7 2.0% 2.0% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 8 0.6% 0.6% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 9 1.9% 2.4% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 10 1.4% 2.4% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 11 1.0% 2.3% 3.3% 96.7%
Grade 12 1.4% 3.2% 6.8% 93.2%
Downers
All 1.5% 2.4% 4.5% 95.5%
Grade 7 1.4% 1.4% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 8 0.8% 1.7% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 9 1.6% 2.7% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 10 1.4% 1.9% 4.3% 95.7%
Grade 11 1.3% 2.3% 3.9% 96.1%
Grade 12 2.7% 4.5% 10.8% 89.2%

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Table B14: Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade 92

Students living in town more than three years


(Continued)

Past School Ever Never


Month Year Used Used
Rohypnol
All 0.6% 1.0% 1.5% 98.5%
Grade 7 0.7% 1.7% 2.7% 97.3%
Grade 8 0.8% 0.8% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 9 0.3% 1.1% 1.1% 98.9%
Grade 10 1.0% 1.4% 1.7% 98.3%
Grade 11 1.0% 1.0% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%
Steroids
All 0.5% 0.7% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 7 1.0% 1.3% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 8 1.1% 1.4% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 0.5% 0.5% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.5% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.3% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%
Ecstasy
All 1.4% 2.8% 5.0% 95.0%
Grade 7 1.3% 1.7% 2.6% 97.4%
Grade 8 0.6% 2.0% 2.8% 97.2%
Grade 9 1.6% 2.4% 5.3% 94.7%
Grade 10 2.6% 2.9% 4.8% 95.2%
Grade 11 1.0% 2.3% 5.9% 94.1%
Grade 12 1.3% 6.1% 9.1% 90.9%
Heroin
All 0.4% 0.6% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 7 1.7% 2.0% 2.3% 97.7%
Grade 8 0.3% 0.6% 1.4% 98.6%
Grade 9 0.3% 0.5% 1.3% 98.7%
Grade 10 0.2% 0.5% 1.2% 98.8%
Grade 11 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 99.0%
Grade 12 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 99.6%

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The FREQ Procedure 93


ETHNICITY EITHER PARENT COLLEGE
q5 Frequency Percent GRADUATE
GENDER African/American 761 27.21 q10 Frequency Percent
q1 Frequency Percent Asian/American 89 3.18 Don't Know 512 18.19
Female 1415 49.88 Mexican/American 1279 45.74 No 1346 47.77
Male 1423 50.12 Native/American 24 0.86 Yes 959 34.05
Other 321 11.49
White 322 11.52
Frequency Missing = 12.955969347 Frequency Missing = 33.896997252

Frequency Missing = 55.151403006


GRADE QUALIFY FOR
q2 Frequency Percent FREE/REDUCED PRICE
Grade 7 524 18.37 LUNCH
ON AVERAGE WHAT
Grade 8 510 17.90 GRADES DO YOU GET q11 Frequency Percent
Grade 9 649 22.77 q6 Frequency Percent Don't Know 380 13.45
Grade 10 433 15.20 Mostly A's 514 18.25 No 860 30.44
Grade 11 380 13.32 Mostly B's 1503 53.31 Yes 1585 56.11
Grade 12 355 12.44 Mostly C's 655 23.22
Mostly D's 120 4.26 Frequency Missing = 26.08856566
Mostly F's 27 0.96
LIVE WITH BOTH
PARENTS
PARTICIPATE IN
q3 Frequency Percent Frequency Missing = 31.788615363 SCHOOL ATHLETICS
No 1199 42.47 q12a Frequency Percent
Yes 1625 57.53 No 1562 59.83
LENGTH OF TIME IN
THIS DISTRICT Yes 1049 40.17
Frequency Missing = 27.321746014 q7 Frequency Percent
<1 year 263 9.39 Frequency Missing = 240.05294794
2-3 years 439 15.68
AGE >4 years 2097 74.93
q4 Frequency Percent PARTICIPATE IN
11 or younger 5 0.16 SCHOOL
12 118 4.17 Frequency Missing = 52.524984949 BAND/ORCHESTRA
13 409 14.41 q12b Frequency Percent
14 523 18.44 No 2255 91.50
15 586 20.68 DO YOU HAVE A JOB
Yes 209 8.50
16 470 16.58 q8 Frequency Percent
17 431 15.20 No 2270 80.65
18 255 8.99 Yes 545 19.35 Frequency Missing = 386.72052313
19 or older 39 1.37
Frequency Missing = 36.120025179 PARTICIPATE IN
SCHOOL CHOIR
Frequency Missing = 15.322487533
q12c Frequency Percent
DO YOU GET AN No 2211 94.25
ALLOWANCE Yes 135 5.75
q9 Frequency Percent
No 1578 56.52
Yes 1214 43.48 Frequency Missing = 504.97373677

Frequency Missing = 59.028319461

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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PARTICIPATE IN PARTICIPATE IN DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR
DRAMA/SPEECH/ART ACADEMIC HOME
CLUBS COMPETITION q13a Frequency Percent
q12d Frequency Percent GROUPS Very Safe 2132 75.71
No 1952 83.01 q12i Frequency Percent Somewhat Safe 563 19.99
Yes 399 16.99 No 2272 93.35 Not Very Safe 41 1.45
Yes 162 6.65 Not Safe At All 15 0.54
Don't Know 65 2.30
Frequency Missing = 499.300055
Frequency Missing = 416.68757476
Frequency Missing = 34.983959945
PARTICIPATE IN DRILL
TEAM/CHEERLEADING PARTICIPATE IN
q12e Frequency Percent SCHOOL SERVICE
DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR
No 2115 92.12 CLUBS
NEIGHBORHOOD
Yes 181 7.88 q12j Frequency Percent
q13b Frequency Percent
No 2312 93.88
Very Safe 729 26.01
Yes 151 6.12
Somewhat Safe 1448 51.63
Frequency Missing = 555.15714865
Not Very Safe 384 13.70
Frequency Missing = 388.68968169 Not Safe At All 143 5.11
PARTICIPATE IN Don't Know 99 3.55
STUDENT
GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATE IN
q12f Frequency Percent OTHER SCHOOL Frequency Missing = 47.346549688
No 2199 95.21 CLUBS OR GROUPS
Yes 111 4.79 q12k Frequency Percent
No 1929 76.64 DO YOU FEEL SAFE AT
Yes 588 23.36 SCHOOL
q13c Frequency Percent
Frequency Missing = 541.42640106
Very Safe 827 29.51
Frequency Missing = 334.10819741 Somewhat Safe 1357 48.46
PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL Not Very Safe 323 11.52
NEWSPAPER/YEARBOOK Not Safe At All 149 5.30
q12g Frequency Percent PARTICIPATE IN Don't Know 146 5.21
No 2207 94.25 ATHLETIC TEAMS
OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL
Yes 135 5.75
q12l Frequency Percent Frequency Missing = 49.806052866
No 1712 66.80
Frequency Missing = 509.23429163 Yes 851 33.20
FRIENDS FEELING
CLOSE TO THEIR
PARTICIPATE IN Frequency Missing = 288.49967134 PARENTS
ACADEMIC q14a Frequency Percent
CLUBS/SOCIETIES None 205 7.32
q12h Frequency Percent PARTICIPATE IN A Few 881 31.49
No 2088 86.39 OTHER CLUBS OR Some 713 25.50
GROUPS OUTSIDE OF
Yes 329 13.61 SCHOOL Most 760 27.16
q12m Frequency Percent All 238 8.52

Frequency Missing = 433.94577133 No 1793 69.85


Yes 774 30.15 Frequency Missing = 54.127751854

Frequency Missing = 284.84585713

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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HOW MANY FRIENDS PARENTS ATTEND RECENT WINE USE
CARRY WEAPONS PTA/SCHOOL OPEN Q16E Frequency Percent
q14b Frequency Percent HOUSES Never Heard/Used 1558 57.80
None 1809 65.42 q15 Frequency Percent In Your Lifetime 535 19.83
A Few 567 20.50 No 1542 62.07 Since School Began 242 8.98
Some 252 9.13 Yes 942 37.93 In the Past Month 361 13.39
Most 106 3.84
All 31 1.11
Frequency Missing = 366.39674265 Frequency Missing = 155.87866582

Frequency Missing = 85.260256801


RECENT CIGARETTE USE RECENT LIQUOR USE
Q16A Frequency Percent Q16F Frequency Percent
HOW MANY FRIENDS Never Heard/Used 2014 71.89 Never Heard/Used 1597 58.36
CARE ABOUT GOOD In Your Lifetime 412 14.71 In Your Lifetime 402 14.70
GRADES Since School Began 121 4.30 Since School Began 246 9.00
q14c Frequency Percent In the Past Month 255 9.10 In the Past Month 491 17.93
None 118 4.34
A Few 504 18.48
Some 689 25.27 Frequency Missing = 49.468649749 Frequency Missing = 114.42040413
Most 953 34.95
All 462 16.96
RECENT SMOKELESS TOBACCO RECENT INHALANT USE
USE
Q16G Frequency Percent
Frequency Missing = 124.3869715 Q16B Frequency Percent
Never Heard/Used 2526 91.82
Never Heard/Used 2574 93.20
In Your Lifetime 111 4.03
In Your Lifetime 88 3.19
Since School Began 51 1.84
HOW MANY FRIENDS Since School Began 36 1.30
BELONG TO A GANG In the Past Month 63 2.31
In the Past Month 64 2.31
q14d Frequency Percent
None 1559 55.97 Frequency Missing = 100.16732416
A Few 594 21.31 Frequency Missing = 89.713546407
Some 350 12.56
Most 207 7.42 RECENT MARIJUANA USE
RECENT BEER USE
All 76 2.74 Q17A Frequency Percent
Q16C Frequency Percent
Never Heard/Used 2008 72.83
Never Heard/Used 1480 54.61
In Your Lifetime 291 10.55
Frequency Missing = 64.788133323 In Your Lifetime 518 19.10
Since School Began 130 4.71
Since School Began 211 7.80
In the Past Month 328 11.91
In the Past Month 501 18.49
FRIENDS WISHING TO
DROP OUT OF SCHOOL
Frequency Missing = 93.724469729
q14e Frequency Percent Frequency Missing = 140.19539102
None 1544 55.02
A Few 794 28.28 RECENT COCAINE USE
Some 299 10.66 RECENT WINE COOLER USE
Q17B Frequency Percent
Most 106 3.79 Q16D Frequency Percent
Never Heard/Used 2576 94.52
All 64 2.27 Never Heard/Used 1459 53.06
In Your Lifetime 67 2.47
In Your Lifetime 486 17.68
Since School Began 33 1.22
Since School Began 287 10.46
In the Past Month 48 1.78
Frequency Missing = 43.779815597 In the Past Month 517 18.80

Frequency Missing = 125.62987485


Frequency Missing = 102.23592785

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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RECENT CRACK USE RECENT STEROID USE INHALANT USE IN PAST MONTH
Q17C Frequency Percent Q17I Frequency Percent q18c Frequency Percent
Never Heard/Used 2654 98.46 Never Heard/Used 2647 98.77 Never Heard/Used 2607 96.18
In Your Lifetime 27 1.00 In Your Lifetime 16 0.61 1-2 times 74 2.72
Since School Began 3 0.11 Since School Began 5 0.20 3-10 times 24 0.88
In the Past Month 12 0.44 In the Past Month 11 0.41 11+ times 6 0.22

Frequency Missing = 155.98003305 Frequency Missing = 170.820483 Frequency Missing = 140.75895086

RECENT HALLUCINOGEN USE RECENT ECSTASY USE MARIJUANA USE IN PAST MONTH
Q17E Frequency Percent Q17J Frequency Percent q18d Frequency Percent
Never Heard/Used 2581 96.34 Never Heard/Used 2567 95.27 Never Heard/Used 2250 83.08
In Your Lifetime 36 1.35 In Your Lifetime 56 2.07 1-2 times 221 8.15
Since School Began 30 1.14 Since School Began 32 1.17 3-10 times 129 4.76
In the Past Month 32 1.18 In the Past Month 40 1.49 11+ times 109 4.01

Frequency Missing = 171.66455924 Frequency Missing = 156.10722581 Frequency Missing = 143.05353571

RECENT UPPER USE RECENT HEROIN USE COCAINE USE IN PAST MONTH
Q17F Frequency Percent Q17K Frequency Percent q18e Frequency Percent
Never Heard/Used 2560 96.07 Never Heard/Used 2669 98.59 Never Heard/Used 2653 97.26
In Your Lifetime 45 1.70 In Your Lifetime 17 0.64 1-2 times 52 1.92
Since School Began 21 0.78 Since School Began 5 0.19 3-10 times 10 0.36
In the Past Month 39 1.45 In the Past Month 15 0.57 11+ times 12 0.45

Frequency Missing = 186.5693814 Frequency Missing = 144.18698742 Frequency Missing = 123.62975438

RECENT DOWNER USE TOBACCO USE IN PAST MONTH CRACK USE IN PAST MONTH
Q17G Frequency Percent q18a Frequency Percent q18f Frequency Percent
Never Heard/Used 2531 95.43 Never Heard/Used 2442 88.94 Never Heard/Used 2698 98.94
In Your Lifetime 56 2.12 1-2 times 178 6.50 1-2 times 18 0.64
Since School Began 22 0.85 3-10 times 60 2.19 3-10 times 7 0.26
In the Past Month 43 1.61 11+ times 65 2.38 11+ times 4 0.16

Frequency Missing = 198.45212633 Frequency Missing = 105.34559995 Frequency Missing = 123.92280848

RECENT ROHYPNOL USE ALCOHOL USE IN PAST MONTH CLOSE FRIENDS USE
Q17H Frequency Percent q18b Frequency Percent CIGARETTES
Never Heard/Used 2654 98.39 Never Heard/Used 1833 66.95 q19a Frequency Percent
In Your Lifetime 18 0.66 1-2 times 557 20.33 Never heard/None 1265 46.60
Since School Began 9 0.34 3-10 times 252 9.20 A few 845 31.13
In the Past Month 17 0.62 11+ times 96 3.51 Some 436 16.06
Most 146 5.37
All 22 0.83
Frequency Missing = 153.61866202 Frequency Missing = 113.6690325

Frequency Missing = 137.61746556

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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CLOSE FRIENDS USE LIQUOR DIFFICULT TO GET
q19f Frequency Percent SMOKELESS TOBACCO
CLOSE FRIENDS USE Never heard/None 1196 44.62 q20b Frequency Percent
SMOKELESS TOBACCO Never heard of 887 33.56
A few 531 19.83
q19b Frequency Percent Impossible 562 21.26
Some 453 16.89
Never heard/None 2127 79.50 Very difficult 236 8.91
Most 359 13.40
A few 326 12.19 Somewhat diff 272 10.30
All 141 5.26
Some 160 6.00 Somewhat easy 273 10.33
Most 50 1.85 Very easy 414 15.64
All 12 0.46 Frequency Missing = 170.96579838

Frequency Missing = 207.36100487


Frequency Missing = 175.98667927 CLOSE FRIENDS USE INHALANTS
q19g Frequency Percent
Never heard/None 2248 83.82 DIFFICULT TO GET BEER
CLOSE FRIENDS USE BEER q20c Frequency Percent
A few 291 10.84
q19c Frequency Percent Never heard of 432 16.32
Some 89 3.31
Never heard/None 977 36.56 Impossible 347 13.10
Most 37 1.39
A few 641 23.99 Very difficult 159 6.00
All 17 0.63
Some 470 17.58 Somewhat diff 337 12.73
Most 438 16.38 Somewhat easy 512 19.33
All 147 5.49 Frequency Missing = 169.53849434 Very easy 862 32.52

Frequency Missing = 177.47066822 CLOSE FRIENDS USE Frequency Missing = 201.53354818


MARIJUANA
q19h Frequency Percent
CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE Never heard/None 1249 46.47 DIFFICULT TO GET WINE
COOLERS COOLERS
A few 482 17.92
q19d Frequency Percent q20d Frequency Percent
Some 426 15.86
Never heard/None 1197 44.81 Never heard of 563 21.26
Most 400 14.88
A few 646 24.19 Impossible 357 13.49
All 131 4.86
Some 447 16.74 Very difficult 180 6.81
Most 261 9.76 Somewhat diff 347 13.11
All 120 4.50 Frequency Missing = 163.34956607 Somewhat easy 477 18.01
Very easy 724 27.33
Frequency Missing = 179.66046246 DIFFICULT TO GET
CIGARETTES Frequency Missing = 201.77775548
q20a Frequency Percent
CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE Never heard of 496 18.50
q19e Frequency Percent Impossible 430 16.05 DIFFICULT TO GET WINE
Never heard/None 1395 52.45 Very difficult 186 6.94 q20e Frequency Percent
A few 666 25.03 Somewhat diff 275 10.28 Never heard of 494 18.79
Some 364 13.68 Somewhat easy 463 17.29 Impossible 400 15.22
Most 163 6.12 Very easy 829 30.94 Very difficult 215 8.20
All 72 2.72 Somewhat diff 350 13.30
Somewhat easy 466 17.74
Frequency Missing = 172.33075712 Very easy 703 26.75
Frequency Missing = 191.38355194

Frequency Missing = 221.97903815

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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DIFFICULT TO GET LIQUOR DIFFICULT TO GET CRACK DIFFICULT TO GET
q20f Frequency Percent q20j Frequency Percent ROHYPNOL
Never heard of 500 18.87 Never heard of 734 27.93 q20o Frequency Percent
Impossible 468 17.63 Impossible 866 32.97 Never heard of 1503 58.07
Very difficult 242 9.13 Very difficult 383 14.57 Impossible 527 20.38
Somewhat diff 304 11.48 Somewhat diff 270 10.28 Very difficult 210 8.10
Somewhat easy 431 16.26 Somewhat easy 188 7.15 Somewhat diff 157 6.05
Very easy 706 26.63 Very easy 187 7.11 Somewhat easy 87 3.35
Very easy 105 4.04

Frequency Missing = 199.25612107 Frequency Missing = 223.2657015


Frequency Missing = 262.84961073

DIFFICULT TO GET DIFFICULT TO GET


INHALANTS HALLUCINOGENS DIFFICULT TO GET STEROIDS
q20g Frequency Percent q20l Frequency Percent q20p Frequency Percent
Never heard of 763 29.14 Never heard of 1193 45.79 Never heard of 852 32.91
Impossible 426 16.26 Impossible 628 24.09 Impossible 912 35.22
Very difficult 134 5.12 Very difficult 294 11.30 Very difficult 355 13.69
Somewhat diff 141 5.37 Somewhat diff 186 7.12 Somewhat diff 225 8.69
Somewhat easy 251 9.58 Somewhat easy 141 5.42 Somewhat easy 116 4.49
Very easy 904 34.54 Very easy 163 6.27 Very easy 129 4.99

Frequency Missing = 232.05370241 Frequency Missing = 245.19067174 Frequency Missing = 261.25926267

DIFFICULT TO GET DIFFICULT TO GET UPPERS DIFFICULT TO GET ECSTASY


MARIJUANA q20m Frequency Percent q20q Frequency Percent
q20h Frequency Percent Never heard of 1357 52.56 Never heard of 997 38.36
Never heard of 524 19.82 Impossible 509 19.70 Impossible 711 27.36
Impossible 597 22.60 Very difficult 215 8.34 Very difficult 272 10.48
Very difficult 208 7.86 Somewhat diff 179 6.95 Somewhat diff 199 7.67
Somewhat diff 237 8.99 Somewhat easy 137 5.29 Somewhat easy 200 7.70
Somewhat easy 369 13.96 Very easy 185 7.16 Very easy 219 8.43
Very easy 707 26.77

Frequency Missing = 269.91491464 Frequency Missing = 251.3902801


Frequency Missing = 208.79195707

DIFFICULT TO GET DOWNERS DIFFICULT TO GET HEROIN


DIFFICULT TO GET COCAINE q20n Frequency Percent q20r Frequency Percent
q20i Frequency Percent Never heard of 1353 52.65 Never heard of 991 38.30
Never heard of 679 25.98 Impossible 500 19.47 Impossible 859 33.21
Impossible 855 32.71 Very difficult 207 8.05 Very difficult 319 12.31
Very difficult 332 12.71 Somewhat diff 181 7.06 Somewhat diff 180 6.94
Somewhat diff 268 10.27 Somewhat easy 142 5.51 Somewhat easy 118 4.57
Somewhat easy 236 9.04 Very easy 187 7.26 Very easy 121 4.66
Very easy 243 9.29

Frequency Missing = 280.60293355 Frequency Missing = 263.29982857


Frequency Missing = 236.82276265

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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AGE WHEN FIRST USED AGE WHEN FIRST USED AGE WHEN FIRST USED
CIGARETTES WINE COOLERS INHALANTS
q21a Frequency Percent q21d Frequency Percent q21g Frequency Percent
9 or younger 122 15.23 9 or younger 150 12.52 9 or younger 32 17.19
10 years old 66 8.20 10 years old 98 8.22 10 years old 21 11.41
11 years old 70 8.75 11 years old 113 9.46 11 years old 26 14.01
12 years old 100 12.43 12 years old 164 13.75 12 years old 26 13.90
13 years old 116 14.44 13 years old 223 18.62 13 years old 33 17.73
14 years old 102 12.75 14 years old 160 13.35 14 years old 20 10.91
15 years old 90 11.21 15 years old 151 12.64 15 years old 19 10.34
16 years old 67 8.39 16 years old 79 6.65 16 years old 8 4.10
17 years old 52 6.47 17 years old 49 4.07 17 years old 1 0.41
18 or older 17 2.12 18 or older 9 0.72

Frequency Missing = 2667.1487681


Frequency Missing = 2049.2607065 Frequency Missing = 1655.1758282

AGE WHEN FIRST USED


AGE WHEN FIRST USED AGE WHEN FIRST USED MARIJUANA
SMOKELESS TOBACCO WINE q21h Frequency Percent
q21b Frequency Percent q21e Frequency Percent 9 or younger 46 6.28
9 or younger 7 4.15 9 or younger 133 11.47 10 years old 36 4.90
10 years old 9 5.88 10 years old 104 8.96 11 years old 58 8.04
11 years old 12 7.53 11 years old 124 10.77 12 years old 103 14.19
12 years old 26 16.16 12 years old 163 14.13 13 years old 130 17.94
13 years old 15 9.52 13 years old 193 16.73 14 years old 132 18.10
14 years old 36 22.28 14 years old 156 13.54 15 years old 108 14.89
15 years old 20 12.65 15 years old 158 13.68 16 years old 71 9.80
16 years old 20 12.61 16 years old 76 6.60 17 years old 30 4.09
17 years old 14 8.42 17 years old 36 3.10 18 or older 13 1.77
18 or older 1 0.80 18 or older 12 1.01

Frequency Missing = 2123.7440166


Frequency Missing = 2690.0085214 Frequency Missing = 1695.4327839

AGE WHEN FIRST USED


AGE WHEN FIRST USED AGE WHEN FIRST USED COCAINE
BEER LIQUOR q21i Frequency Percent
q21c Frequency Percent q21f Frequency Percent 9 or younger 2 1.29
9 or younger 302 22.41 9 or younger 79 7.02 10 years old 6 4.12
10 years old 107 7.97 10 years old 53 4.68 11 years old 4 2.92
11 years old 111 8.26 11 years old 62 5.49 12 years old 12 8.42
12 years old 168 12.50 12 years old 129 11.42 13 years old 29 20.67
13 years old 182 13.54 13 years old 210 18.64 14 years old 25 18.20
14 years old 170 12.65 14 years old 198 17.63 15 years old 19 13.57
15 years old 151 11.20 15 years old 196 17.46 16 years old 27 19.72
16 years old 93 6.87 16 years old 112 9.99 17 years old 13 9.23
17 years old 52 3.87 17 years old 68 6.06 18 or older 3 1.85
18 or older 10 0.72 18 or older 18 1.61

Frequency Missing = 2712.0121183


Frequency Missing = 1504.4486841 Frequency Missing = 1725.4856188

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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AGE WHEN FIRST USED AGE WHEN FIRST USED AGE WHEN FIRST USED
CRACK DOWNERS ECSTASY
q21j Frequency Percent q21n Frequency Percent q21q Frequency Percent
9 or younger 3 7.90 9 or younger 2 1.93 9 or younger 3 2.57
10 years old 1 3.01 10 years old 5 4.33 10 years old 1 0.60
11 years old 2 5.52 11 years old 8 6.72 11 years old 1 0.95
12 years old 10 26.73 12 years old 9 7.71 12 years old 7 5.39
13 years old 9 23.57 13 years old 18 15.18 13 years old 17 13.63
14 years old 4 11.43 14 years old 29 23.95 14 years old 20 16.19
15 years old 5 14.22 15 years old 23 19.07 15 years old 25 20.17
16 years old 2 4.47 16 years old 21 17.74 16 years old 30 23.66
18 or older 1 3.15 17 years old 2 1.69 17 years old 14 10.78
18 or older 2 1.69 18 or older 8 6.07

Frequency Missing = 2813.2533228


Frequency Missing = 2730.6568427 Frequency Missing = 2725.535693

AGE WHEN FIRST USED


HALLUCINOGENS AGE WHEN FIRST USED AGE WHEN FIRST USED
q21l Frequency Percent ROHYPNOL HEROIN
9 or younger 3 3.66 q21o Frequency Percent q21r Frequency Percent
10 years old 2 2.60 9 or younger 2 6.15 9 or younger 4 14.90
11 years old 2 1.90 10 years old 1 3.51 10 years old 4 15.09
12 years old 4 4.17 11 years old 3 9.10 11 years old 1 4.06
13 years old 12 13.18 12 years old 8 22.70 12 years old 6 20.59
14 years old 12 13.83 13 years old 7 19.58 13 years old 2 8.50
15 years old 18 20.39 14 years old 7 21.36 14 years old 4 15.42
16 years old 23 25.91 15 years old 1 2.49 15 years old 1 4.25
17 years old 9 10.03 16 years old 3 10.12 16 years old 2 7.27
18 or older 4 4.32 17 years old 2 4.98 17 years old 3 9.93

Frequency Missing = 2761.6789121 Frequency Missing = 2817.1005553 Frequency Missing = 2823.019714

AGE WHEN FIRST USED AGE WHEN FIRST USED HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
UPPERS STEROIDS CIGARETTES
q21m Frequency Percent q21p Frequency Percent q22a Frequency Percent
9 or younger 3 2.89 9 or younger 4 14.56 Every day 41 1.53
10 years old 3 2.75 10 years old 1 4.55 Several times/wk 48 1.81
11 years old 2 2.12 11 years old 1 4.55 Several times/mo 88 3.31
12 years old 13 11.49 12 years old 3 10.60 About once/month 133 4.99
13 years old 21 19.14 13 years old 5 19.13 About once/year 143 5.38
14 years old 22 19.68 14 years old 7 28.28 < once/year 218 8.19
15 years old 20 18.57 15 years old 2 8.57 Never used 1990 74.79
16 years old 21 18.97 16 years old 2 6.38
17 years old 4 3.71 18 or older 1 3.38
18 or older 1 0.68 Frequency Missing = 190.4056487

Frequency Missing = 2826.050286


Frequency Missing = 2741.3237723

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
SMOKELESS TOBACCO WINE MARIJUANA
q22b Frequency Percent q22e Frequency Percent q22h Frequency Percent
Every day 7 0.26 Every day 2 0.07 Every day 60 2.32
Several times/wk 8 0.31 Several times/wk 44 1.67 Several times/wk 80 3.09
Several times/mo 12 0.47 Several times/mo 117 4.48 Several times/mo 119 4.58
About once/month 27 1.03 About once/month 252 9.60 About once/month 144 5.53
About once/year 37 1.39 About once/year 357 13.61 About once/year 103 3.97
< once/year 52 1.98 < once/year 268 10.23 < once/year 132 5.09
Never used 2493 94.55 Never used 1582 60.34 Never used 1962 75.42

Frequency Missing = 214.09607692 Frequency Missing = 229.02497222 Frequency Missing = 250.37416015

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
BEER LIQUOR COCAINE
q22c Frequency Percent q22f Frequency Percent q22i Frequency Percent
Every day 8 0.32 Every day 9 0.32 Every day 6 0.22
Several times/wk 79 3.00 Several times/wk 58 2.19 Several times/wk 9 0.36
Several times/mo 203 7.69 Several times/mo 208 7.81 Several times/mo 9 0.34
About once/month 316 11.97 About once/month 324 12.16 About once/month 28 1.06
About once/year 282 10.67 About once/year 267 10.03 About once/year 26 1.01
< once/year 245 9.26 < once/year 182 6.84 < once/year 39 1.51
Never used 1509 57.10 Never used 1617 60.66 Never used 2474 95.50

Frequency Missing = 208.97654157 Frequency Missing = 185.64854358 Frequency Missing = 259.95273368

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
WINE COOLERS INHALANTS CRACK
q22d Frequency Percent q22g Frequency Percent q22j Frequency Percent
Every day 6 0.22 Every day 5 0.19 Every day 3 0.12
Several times/wk 57 2.15 Several times/wk 11 0.43 Several times/wk 4 0.16
Several times/mo 162 6.10 Several times/mo 22 0.86 Several times/mo 2 0.08
About once/month 326 12.24 About once/month 30 1.14 About once/month 4 0.14
About once/year 318 11.94 About once/year 25 0.97 About once/year 13 0.49
< once/year 224 8.41 < once/year 52 2.00 < once/year 9 0.34
Never used 1568 58.93 Never used 2463 94.42 Never used 2553 98.67

Frequency Missing = 190.5968137 Frequency Missing = 241.92241484 Frequency Missing = 263.99637614

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE


HALLUCINOGENS
q22l Frequency Percent
Several times/mo 6 0.23
About once/month 17 0.66
About once/year 27 1.06
< once/year 27 1.06
Never used 2506 96.99

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Frequency Missing = 267.45494256 102


HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
STEROIDS
q22p Frequency Percent Frequency Missing = 239.29344421
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE Every day 3 0.12
UPPERS
Several times/mo 2 0.07
q22m Frequency Percent AMOUNT OF WINE COOLERS
About once/year 4 0.15 AT ONE TIME
Every day 2 0.06
< once/year 7 0.29 q23b Frequency Percent
Several times/wk 6 0.25
Never used 2575 99.37 Never drink this 1516 58.32
Several times/mo 12 0.45
About once/month 16 0.61 12+ drinks 17 0.66
About once/year 27 1.05 9-11 drinks 12 0.46
Frequency Missing = 259.8759225
< once/year 28 1.09 5-8 drinks 42 1.60
Never used 2474 96.49 3-4 drinks 127 4.87
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE 2 drinks 184 7.10
ECSTASY 1 drink 306 11.78
Frequency Missing = 286.58045289 q22q Frequency Percent < 1 drink 395 15.21
Every day 2 0.06
Several times/wk 8 0.30
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE Several times/mo 10 0.38 Frequency Missing = 252.28548884
DOWNERS
About once/month 20 0.77
q22n Frequency Percent
About once/year 31 1.19
Every day 3 0.11 AMOUNT OF WINE AT ONE
< once/year 30 1.16 TIME
Several times/wk 9 0.36
Never used 2496 96.14 q23c Frequency Percent
Several times/mo 16 0.63
About once/month 20 0.77 Never drink this 1437 54.98
About once/year 30 1.15 12+ drinks 41 1.55
Frequency Missing = 254.4203438
< once/year 31 1.19 9-11 drinks 30 1.14
Never used 2476 95.79 5-8 drinks 112 4.27
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE 3-4 drinks 197 7.53
HEROIN 2 drinks 261 9.99
Frequency Missing = 266.6150218 q22r Frequency Percent 1 drink 292 11.16
Every day 1 0.06 < 1 drink 245 9.38
Several times/wk 2 0.07
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE Several times/mo 1 0.03
ROHYPNOL Frequency Missing = 236.55716374
About once/month 3 0.13
q22o Frequency Percent
About once/year 5 0.20
Every day 3 0.13
< once/year 14 0.53
Several times/wk 3 0.13 AMOUNT OF LIQUOR AT ONE
Never used 2591 98.98 TIME
Several times/mo 7 0.26
About once/month 7 0.28 q23d Frequency Percent
About once/year 8 0.31 Never drink this 1408 53.31
Frequency Missing = 233.4599171
< once/year 4 0.16 12+ drinks 76 2.86
Never used 2551 98.73 9-11 drinks 51 1.93
AMOUNT OF BEER AT ONE 5-8 drinks 147 5.58
TIME 3-4 drinks 185 7.02
Frequency Missing = 267.54706972 q23a Frequency Percent 2 drinks 172 6.53
Never drink this 1492 57.13 1 drink 238 9.02
12+ drinks 61 2.33 < 1 drink 363 13.75
9-11 drinks 51 1.95
5-8 drinks 129 4.94
3-4 drinks 222 8.49 Frequency Missing = 210.43283059
2 drinks 203 7.75
1 drink 211 8.08
< 1 drink 244 9.34

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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HOW MANY 5+ DRINKS IN PAST GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES USE MARIJUANA IN BONGS OR
30 DAYS AT PARTIES WATER PIPES
q24 Frequency Percent q25d Frequency Percent q26c Frequency Percent
Never 5+ at time 1201 44.71 Do not Drink 1027 39.16 Never 2288 87.38
None 1003 37.33 Never 418 15.95 Seldom 148 5.65
1 day 168 6.26 Seldom 397 15.14 Half the time 73 2.80
2 days 111 4.14 Most of the Time 437 16.66 Most of the time 42 1.61
3 to 5 days 115 4.28 Always 343 13.08 Always 41 1.57
6 to 9 days 42 1.58 Don't know 26 0.99
10 or more days 46 1.70
Frequency Missing = 229.92085375
Frequency Missing = 232.21019366
Frequency Missing = 164.30764133
GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
FROM OTHER USE MARIJUANA IN PIPES
GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES q25e Frequency Percent q26d Frequency Percent
FROM HOME Do not Drink 1181 45.20 Never 2253 86.85
q25a Frequency Percent Never 709 27.15 Seldom 131 5.07
Do not Drink 1216 45.76 Seldom 327 12.52 Half the time 85 3.29
Never 713 26.83 Most of the Time 230 8.79 Most of the time 52 2.00
Seldom 498 18.75 Always 165 6.33 Always 49 1.87
Most of the Time 162 6.10 Don't know 24 0.93
Always 68 2.56
Frequency Missing = 238.18679758
Frequency Missing = 257.32587588
Frequency Missing = 192.70253266
USE MARIJUANA AS JOINTS
q26a Frequency Percent USE MARIJUANA OTHER WAYS
GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Never 2118 79.69 q26e Frequency Percent
FROM FRIENDS Seldom 197 7.43 Never 2324 89.34
q25b Frequency Percent Half the time 138 5.20 Seldom 121 4.65
Do not Drink 1106 42.23 Most of the time 99 3.74 Half the time 42 1.63
Never 546 20.85 Always 74 2.80 Most of the time 26 1.02
Seldom 441 16.86 Don't know 30 1.14 Always 36 1.38
Most of the Time 406 15.50 Don't know 52 1.99
Always 119 4.56
Frequency Missing = 193.47362101
Frequency Missing = 249.93894661
Frequency Missing = 232.91419563
USE MARIJUANA AS BLUNTS
q26b Frequency Percent USED METHAMPHETAMINE EVEN
GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Never 2053 78.01 ONE TIME
FROM A STORE Seldom 180 6.82 q27 Frequency Percent
q25c Frequency Percent Half the time 125 4.76 Never heard/used 2593 97.63
Do not Drink 1147 44.10 Most of the time 112 4.24 At least once/month 12 0.47
Never 1053 40.49 Always 131 4.96 At least once/year 6 0.23
Seldom 210 8.09 Don't know 32 1.21 At least once/life 45 1.68
Most of the Time 136 5.21
Always 55 2.10
Frequency Missing = 218.91086114 Frequency Missing = 194.99117496

Frequency Missing = 251.40913804

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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RECENT PRECRIPTION DRUG USE DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO
- CODEINE Frequency Missing = 264.95270845 USE MARIJUANA
q28a Frequency Percent q30d Frequency Percent
Never heard/used 2443 95.52 Very 1351 55.56
TAKE DXM, TRIPLE CS, ETC. TO
At least once/month 45 1.78 Somewhat 421 17.32
GET HIGH
At least once/year 29 1.14 Not very 305 12.52
q29 Frequency Percent
At least once/life 40 1.56 Not at all 233 9.58
Never heard/used 2454 94.56
Don't know 122 5.02
At least once/month 48 1.86
Frequency Missing = 293.85088163 At least once/year 29 1.11
At least once/life 64 2.47 Frequency Missing = 418.68168268

RECENT PRECRIPTION DRUG USE


- OXYCONTIN ETC Frequency Missing = 255.71402906 DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO
q28b Frequency Percent USE COCAINE
Never heard/used 2483 97.73 q30e Frequency Percent
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO
At least once/month 22 0.85 Very 1949 81.37
USE TOBACCO
At least once/year 14 0.54 Somewhat 243 10.14
q30a Frequency Percent
At least once/life 22 0.88 Not very 42 1.75
Very 1364 53.72
Not at all 31 1.30
Somewhat 648 25.52
Don't know 131 5.45
Frequency Missing = 310.74881338 Not very 262 10.31
Not at all 94 3.70
Don't know 171 6.75 Frequency Missing = 456.32917686
RECENT PRECRIPTION DRUG USE
- VICODIN ETC
q28c Frequency Percent Frequency Missing = 311.86658708 DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO
Never heard/used 2429 96.19 USE CRACK
At least once/month 38 1.52 q30f Frequency Percent
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO
At least once/year 18 0.72 Very 2022 84.25
USE ALCOHOL
At least once/life 40 1.57 Somewhat 198 8.27
q30b Frequency Percent
Not very 25 1.05
Very 1109 44.64
Not at all 18 0.76
Frequency Missing = 325.94941099 Somewhat 732 29.48
Don't know 136 5.68
Not very 407 16.39
Not at all 121 4.87
RECENT PRECRIPTION DRUG USE Don't know 115 4.62 Frequency Missing = 451.33770896
- VALIUM ETC
q28d Frequency Percent
Never heard/used 2488 98.51 Frequency Missing = 367.30984124 DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO
At least once/month 12 0.47 USE ECSTASY
At least once/year 7 0.27 q30g Frequency Percent
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO
At least once/life 19 0.74 Very 1882 77.83
USE INHALANTS
Somewhat 259 10.73
q30c Frequency Percent
Not very 54 2.25
Frequency Missing = 325.5979101 Very 1721 70.78
Not at all 33 1.37
Somewhat 378 15.53
Don't know 189 7.83
Not very 130 5.33
RECENT PRECRIPTION DRUG USE Not at all 46 1.88
- XANAX ETC Don't know 157 6.47 Frequency Missing = 433.60709981
q28e Frequency Percent
Never heard/used 2227 86.13
At least once/month 130 5.02 Frequency Missing = 419.9416748
At least once/year 77 3.00
At least once/life 151 5.85

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO DAYS ILL SINCE IN TROUBLE FOR
USE STEROIDS SEPTEMBER DRINKING SINCE
q30h Frequency Percent q31b Frequency Percent SEPTEMBER
Very 1839 74.47 None 836 32.32 q31f Frequency Percent
Somewhat 320 12.95 1-3 days 1306 50.48 None 2502 98.48
Not very 88 3.58 4-9 days 355 13.74 1-3 days 21 0.82
Not at all 38 1.54 10+ days 89 3.45 4-9 days 5 0.22
Don't know 184 7.45 10+ days 13 0.49

Frequency Missing = 264.45469591


Frequency Missing = 381.52325362 Frequency Missing = 309.83148043

OTHER DAYS MISSED


DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO SINCE SEPTEMBER IN TROUBLE FOR DRUG
USE HEROIN q31c Frequency Percent USE SINCE SEPTEMBER
q30i Frequency Percent None 1125 43.79 q31g Frequency Percent
Very 2086 84.49 1-3 days 1226 47.70 None 2489 97.70
Somewhat 150 6.08 4-9 days 155 6.03 1-3 days 39 1.54
Not very 17 0.70 10+ days 64 2.48 4-9 days 6 0.22
Not at all 19 0.77 10+ days 14 0.54
Don't know 197 7.96
Frequency Missing = 281.35851237
Frequency Missing = 303.41732046
Frequency Missing = 382.02265568
SENT TO
PRINCIPAL/DEAN SINCE TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO SEPTEMBER BECAUSE OF DRINKING
USE METHAMPHETAMINE q31d Frequency Percent q32a Frequency Percent
q30j Frequency Percent None 1956 75.99 None 2398 94.45
Very 2068 82.21 1-3 days 433 16.82 1-3 times 123 4.83
Somewhat 149 5.92 4-9 days 111 4.30 4-9 times 14 0.56
Not very 20 0.80 10+ days 74 2.89 10+ times 4 0.16
Not at all 20 0.80
Don't know 258 10.27
Frequency Missing = 276.60781988 Frequency Missing = 311.86657653

Frequency Missing = 335.49532522


SOMEONE CALLED DRIVEN A CAR AFTER A
HOME SINCE GOOD BIT TO DRINK
SEPTEMBER q32b Frequency Percent
DAYS SKIPPED SINCE
SEPTEMBER q31e Frequency Percent None 2352 93.57
q31a Frequency Percent None 2022 79.29 1-3 times 113 4.49
None 2008 77.52 1-3 days 389 15.24 4-9 times 25 0.99
1-3 days 420 16.21 4-9 days 84 3.29 10+ times 24 0.95
4-9 days 95 3.68 10+ days 56 2.18
10+ days 67 2.59
Frequency Missing = 336.99168007
Frequency Missing = 301.32142886
Frequency Missing = 260.92327708

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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CRITICIZED BY DATE CLASS DAYS HIGH ON
BECAUSE OF DRINKING Frequency Missing = 407.93032589 OTHER DRUG(S)
q32c Frequency Percent q33d Frequency Percent
None 2343 94.65 None 2431 94.63
TROUBLE WITH POLICE
1-3 times 117 4.71 1-3 days 99 3.87
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
4-9 times 8 0.32 4-9 days 21 0.83
q32h Frequency Percent
10+ times 8 0.32 10+ days 17 0.68
None 2398 97.49
1-3 times 48 1.94
Frequency Missing = 375.12909033 4-9 times 5 0.19 Frequency Missing = 282.39761528
10+ times 9 0.37

TROUBLE WITH POLICE ALCOHOL USE AT PARTIES


BECAUSE OF DRINKING Frequency Missing = 391.01903486 THIS SCHOOL YEAR
q32d Frequency Percent q34a Frequency Percent
None 2422 97.66 Never 1089 42.00
CLASS DAYS DRUNK ON
1-3 times 45 1.82 Seldom 262 10.09
ALCOHOL SINCE SEPT
4-9 times 2 0.08 Half the time 228 8.80
q33a Frequency Percent
10+ times 11 0.44 Most of the time 290 11.17
None 2370 92.72
Always 374 14.44
1-3 days 141 5.52
Don't know 77 2.98
Frequency Missing = 370.79074958 4-9 days 22 0.85
Didn't attend 273 10.53
10+ days 23 0.91

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS Frequency Missing = 257.60236178


BECAUSE OF DRUG USE Frequency Missing = 295.08987431
q32e Frequency Percent
None 2309 94.60 DRUG USE AT PARTIES THIS
CLASS DAYS HIGH ON
1-3 times 105 4.29 SCHOOL YEAR
MARIJUANA SINCE SEPT
4-9 times 19 0.76 q34b Frequency Percent
q33b Frequency Percent
10+ times 9 0.35 Never 1360 52.62
None 2279 89.49
Seldom 283 10.96
1-3 days 168 6.58
Half the time 191 7.38
Frequency Missing = 409.83126332 4-9 days 39 1.51
Most of the time 178 6.90
10+ days 61 2.41
Always 187 7.22
Don't know 108 4.19
DRIVEN A CAR WHILE
HIGH FROM DRUGS Frequency Missing = 304.98314725 Didn't attend 278 10.74
q32f Frequency Percent
None 2280 93.84
CLASS DAYS HIGH ON Frequency Missing = 266.17596577
1-3 times 98 4.05
INHALANTS SINCE SEPT
4-9 times 20 0.81
q33c Frequency Percent
10+ times 32 1.30 SOUGHT HELP FOR
None 2480 98.05
DRUG/ALCOHOL
1-3 days 36 1.44
PROBLEM
Frequency Missing = 421.14061112 4-9 days 6 0.24
q35 Frequency Percent
10+ days 7 0.27
No 2209 92.34
Yes 183 7.66
CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE Frequency Missing = 321.33018237
q32g Frequency Percent Frequency Missing = 459.26173477
None 2308 94.48
1-3 times 102 4.18
4-9 times 20 0.84
10+ times 12 0.51

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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WOULD SEEK HELP WOULD SEEK HELP DRUG/ALCOHOL
FROM SCHOOL FROM FRIENDS INFO--SCHOOL
COUNSELOR q36f Frequency Percent GUIDANCE
q36a Frequency Percent No 856 34.13 COUNSELOR
No 1696 66.85 Yes 1652 65.87 q37c Frequency Percent
Yes 841 33.15 No 1754 81.63
Yes 395 18.37
Frequency Missing = 342.61187373
Frequency Missing = 313.31760578
Frequency Missing = 702.70405998
WOULD SEEK HELP
WOULD SEEK HELP FROM ANOTHER
OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL ADULT DRUG/ALCOHOL
q36b Frequency Percent q36g Frequency Percent INFO--SCIENCE CLASS
No 1670 66.71 No 992 39.65 q37d Frequency Percent
Yes 833 33.29 Yes 1510 60.35 No 1462 67.80
Yes 695 32.20

Frequency Missing = 348.17530301 Frequency Missing = 348.31847527


Frequency Missing = 693.88399715

WOULD SEEK HELP WOULD NOT SEEK


FROM OTHER HELP DRUG/ALCOHOL
COUNSELOR q36h Frequency Percent INFO--SOCIAL
q36c Frequency Percent No 2058 83.08 STUDIES CLASS
No 1523 61.85 Yes 419 16.92 q37e Frequency Percent
Yes 939 38.15 No 1878 87.74
Yes 262 12.26
Frequency Missing = 374.39843581
Frequency Missing = 388.76426124
Frequency Missing = 710.35366877
DRUG/ALCOHOL
WOULD SEEK HELP INFO--SCHOOL
FROM PARENTS HEALTH CLASS DRUG/ALCOHOL
q36d Frequency Percent q37a Frequency Percent INFO--SCHOOL
No 1035 41.64 No 1021 45.66 STUDENT GROUP OR
CLUB
Yes 1451 58.36 Yes 1215 54.34
q37f Frequency Percent
No 1890 87.03
Frequency Missing = 364.68639156 Frequency Missing = 615.68750746 Yes 282 12.97

WOULD SEEK HELP DRUG/ALCOHOL Frequency Missing = 679.36812081


FROM A MEDICAL INFO--SCHOOL
DOCTOR ASSEMBLY PROGRAM
q36e Frequency Percent q37b Frequency Percent DRUG/ALCOHOL
No 1363 54.78 No 1384 63.77 INFO--INVITED
SCHOOL GUEST
Yes 1125 45.22 Yes 786 36.23
q37g Frequency Percent
No 1659 76.65
Frequency Missing = 362.56933205 Frequency Missing = 680.92351335 Yes 505 23.35

Frequency Missing = 687.1018037

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district
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DRUG/ALCOHOL PURCHASED
INFO--ANOTHER Frequency Missing = 383.0337842 LOTTERY TICKET IN
SCHOOL SOURCE PAST YEAR
q37h Frequency Percent q41 Frequency Percent
No 1601 71.72 PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS No 2152 85.37
SMOKING CIGARET
Yes 631 28.28 Yes 369 14.63
q39a Frequency Percent
Strong disapprove 1903 75.12
Frequency Missing = 618.67247905 Mild disapprove 182 7.19 Frequency Missing = 330.08678185
Neither 122 4.83
Mildly approve 26 1.04
DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO-- Strongly approve 26 1.01
WEBSITE/ONLINE CHAT Don't know 274 10.80
GROUP
q38a Frequency Percent
No 1815 73.78 Frequency Missing = 317.38852741
Yes 645 26.22

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS


Frequency Missing = 390.84588816 DRINKING BEER
q39b Frequency Percent
Strong disapprove 1530 60.89
DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO-- Mild disapprove 384 15.29
BOOKS/MAGAZINES/POSTERS/PA
Neither 235 9.34
MPHLETS
Mildly approve 85 3.39
q38b Frequency
Strongly approve 30 1.17
No 1316
Don't know 249 9.92
Yes 1127

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--
Frequency Missing = 337.76314921
BOOKS/MAGAZINES/POSTERS/PA
MPHLETS
q38b Percent
PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS
No 53.88 USING MARIJUANA
Yes 46.12 q39c Frequency Percent
Strong disapprove 1956 77.78
Frequency Missing = 408.09060106 Mild disapprove 146 5.79
Neither 109 4.32
Mildly approve 31 1.24
DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO-- Strongly approve 26 1.04
TV/RADIO/OTHER Don't know 247 9.83
AUDIO/VIDEO
q38c Frequency Percent
No 1193 48.99 Frequency Missing = 336.4704082
Yes 1242 51.01

TESTED FOR DRUG


Frequency Missing = 415.47582882 USE AT SCHOOL
q40 Frequency Percent
No 2391 93.97
DRUG/ALCOHOL Yes 153 6.03
INFO--PARENTS
q38d Frequency Percent
No 1240 50.23 Frequency Missing = 306.92233186
Yes 1228 49.77

The frequencies have been weighted so that the


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