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Table 1:
1A.

Have you ever sniffed any of the following inhalants to get high?

Whiteout/Liquid Paper
Not Used
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

1B.

97.8%
96.3%
99.1%

All
Grade 4
Grade 5

96.9%
96.4%
97.4%

Used
3.1%
3.6%
2.6%

Glue
Not Used
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

1D.

2.2%
3.7%
0.9%

Gasoline
Not Used

1C.

Used

97.8%
97.2%
98.3%

Used
2.2%
2.8%
1.7%

Paint Thinner

All
Grade 4
Grade 5

Not Used

Used

99.6%
100.0%
99.1%

0.4%
* %
0.9%

1E.

Spray Paint
Not Used
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

1F.

97.7%
97.2%
98.2%

Used
2.3%
2.8%
1.8%

Other Inhalants
Not Used
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

96.8%
97.1%
96.5%

Used
3.2%
2.9%
3.5%

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Table 2:

Number of different kinds of inhalants used:
0
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

93.7%
92.3%
95.0%

1
4.6%
5.1%
4.2%

2-3

4-5

1.3%
2.6%
* %

0.4%
* %
0.8%

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Table 3:

3A.

3B.

Average number of times selected substances were used:
Tobacco

Alcohol

Inhalants

Marijuana

All
Grade 4
Grade 5

0.5
0.6
0.3

0.9
0.9
0.8

0.1
0.2
0.1

0.1
0.1
0.1

All
Grade 4
Grade 5

0.8
1.1
0.5

1.5
1.6
1.3

0.1
0.1
0.2

0.1
0.1
0.1

School Year

Lifetime

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Table 4:

During the past school year, have you smoked cigarettes?
No
All
Grade 4

89.9%
87.3%

Yes
10.1%
12.7%

Grade 5

92.3%

7.7%

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Table 5:
5A.

About how many of your close friends use...

Alcohol
Never
Heard of
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

5B.

1.3%
2.7%
* %

None

Some

Most

64.8%
68.2%
61.5%

26.0%
20.0%
31.6%

7.9%
9.1%
6.8%

None

Some

Most

85.0%
82.2%
87.6%

8.6%
7.5%
9.7%

1.8%
1.9%
1.8%

Inhalants
Never
Heard of
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

4.5%
8.4%
0.9%

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5C.

Marijuana
Never
Heard of
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

14.3%
20.4%
8.6%

None

Some

Most

79.0%
73.1%
84.5%

5.4%
4.6%
6.0%

1.3%
1.9%
0.9%

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Table 6:

Average age of first use of selected substances:
Grade 4
Tobacco
Alcohol
Beer
Wine Coolers
Wine
Liquor
Inhalants
Marijuana

8.4
8.1
8.3
8.3
8.5
*
*
*

Grade 5
9.1
8.7
8.6
8.9
9.1
9.5
*
*

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Table 7:

Lifetime prevalence of use of selected substances by reported
conduct problems this school year:
No Absences or
Conduct Problems
Alcohol
Inhalants

17.6%
3.9%

Cut
School

Sent to
Principal

Both

66.7%
* %

62.5%
7.9%

50.0%
* %

Marijuana

1.1%

* %

7.5%

* %

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Table 8:
8A.

Age of first use of alcohol by family situation:

Two Parent Family
Never

7 or Under

8

9

10

11

12 or

Over
All

81.3%

8.4%

1.3%

3.2%

5.2%

0.6%

*

Grade 4

81.0%

10.1%

1.3%

3.8%

3.8%

* %

*

Grade 5

81.6%

6.6%

1.3%

2.6%

6.6%

1.3%

*

10

11

%
%
%
8B.

Other Family Situation
Never

7 or Under

8

9

12 or

Over
All

59.2%

14.5%

6.6%

13.2%

3.9%

1.3%

Grade 4

54.5%

18.2%

12.1%

9.1%

3.0%

3.0%

Grade 5

62.8%

11.6%

2.3%

16.3%

4.7%

* %

1.3%
%
2.3%

*

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Table 9:
9A.

How dangerous do you think it is for kids your age to use ...

Tobacco (Cigarettes, Snuff, Chewing Tobacco)?

All
Grade 4
Grade 5
9B.

1.8%
2.7%
0.9%

64.2%
66.7%
61.7%

Dangerous
26.1%
24.3%
27.8%

Not at All
Dangerous
1.3%
0.9%
1.7%

Do Not
Know
6.6%
5.4%
7.8%

Never
Heard of

Very
Dangerous

0.4%
0.9%
* %

64.9%
66.4%
63.5%

Never
Heard of

Very
Dangerous

4.2%
6.7%
1.8%

70.8%
69.5%
72.1%

Never
Heard of

Very
Dangerous

Dangerous
24.0%
23.6%
24.3%

Not at All
Dangerous
2.2%
2.7%
1.7%

Do Not
Know
8.4%
6.4%
10.4%

Inhalants?

All
Grade 4
Grade 5
9D.

Very
Dangerous

Alcohol (Beer, Wine Coolers, Wine, Liquor)?

All
Grade 4
Grade 5
9C.

Never
Heard of

Dangerous
13.4%
13.3%
13.5%

Not at All
Dangerous
3.2%
3.8%
2.7%

Do Not
Know
8.3%
6.7%
9.9%

Marijuana?
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

All
Grade 4
Grade 5

11.5%
15.2%
8.0%

78.0%
72.4%
83.2%

3.7%
4.8%
2.7%

1.4%
1.9%
0.9%

5.5%
5.7%
5.3%

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Table 10:

Since school began in September, have you learned about drugs or alcohol

from ...
10A.

An Assembly Program
No
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

10B.

30.3%
24.0%
36.5%

Yes
69.7%
76.0%
63.5%

Guidance Counselor
No
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

25.7%
20.4%
30.8%

Yes
74.3%
79.6%
69.2%

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10C.

Visitor to Class
No
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

10D.

59.9%
58.6%
61.2%

All
Grade 4
Grade 5

61.3%
58.8%
63.7%

Yes
38.7%
41.2%
36.3%

Your Teacher
No
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

10F.

40.1%
41.4%
38.8%

Someone Else at School
No

10E.

Yes

19.7%
7.1%
33.0%

Yes
80.3%
92.9%
67.0%

Any School Source
No
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

7.1%
4.4%
9.7%

Yes
92.9%
95.6%
90.3%

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Table 11:
11A.

How do your parents feel about kids your age ...

Drinking Beer?
Don't
Like It
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

11B.

82.9%
80.5%
85.2%

Don't
Care
1.3%
1.8%
0.9%

Think
It's OK
1.3%
2.7%
* %

Don't
Know
14.5%
15.0%
13.9%

Smoking Marijuana?
Don't
Like It
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

87.3%
85.0%
89.7%

Don't
Care
0.9%
1.8%
* %

Think
It's OK
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%

Don't
Know
10.9%
12.4%
9.5%

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Table 12:
12A.

Have you ever been offered ...

Alcohol
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

12B.

0.9%
0.9%
0.9%

30.3%
27.7%
32.8%

No
68.9%
71.4%
66.4%

Inhalants
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

12C.

Yes

4.1%
6.4%
1.8%

Yes
5.0%
3.7%
6.2%

No
91.0%
89.9%
92.0%

Marijuana
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 4
Grade 5

11.6%
16.4%
7.0%

Yes
6.7%
5.5%
7.9%

No
81.7%
78.2%
85.1%

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Table A3:
A3A.

During the past year, how many times have you had two or more drinks in a row?

Beer

All
Grade 4
Grade 5
A3B.

86.1%
85.2%
87.0%

7.6%
8.3%
7.0%

Never

1 Time

86.9%
85.0%
88.6%

5.9%
8.4%
3.5%

Never

1 Time

88.2%
87.2%
89.3%

5.0%
2.8%
7.1%

Never

1 Time

93.2%
91.6%
94.7%

4.5%
5.6%
3.5%

2 Times
2.2%
2.8%
1.7%

3+ Times
4.0%
3.7%
4.3%

Ever
13.9%
14.8%
13.0%

2 Times
4.5%
3.7%
5.3%

3+ Times
2.7%
2.8%
2.6%

Ever
13.1%
15.0%
11.4%

Wine

All
Grade 4
Grade 5
A3D.

1 Time

Wine Coolers

All
Grade 4
Grade 5
A3C.

Never

2 Times
3.6%
4.6%
2.7%

3+ Times
3.2%
5.5%
0.9%

Ever
11.8%
12.8%
10.7%

Liquor

All
Grade 4
Grade 5

2 Times
1.4%
2.8%
* %

3+ Times
0.9%
* %
1.8%

Ever
6.8%
8.4%
5.3%

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Table B1:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> All Students

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
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Tobacco
All
18.4%
12.0%
6.4%
81.6%
Grade 4
22.8%
15.8%
7.0%
77.2%
Grade 5
14.2%
8.3%
5.8%
85.8%
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Alcohol
All
27.0%
19.3%
7.7%
73.0%
Grade 4
29.2%
19.5%
9.7%
70.8%
Grade 5
25.0%
19.2%
5.8%
75.0%
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Inhalants
All
8.7%
6.9%
1.7%
91.3%
Grade 4
9.0%
7.2%
1.8%
91.0%
Grade 5
8.3%
6.7%
1.7%
91.7%
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Marijuana
All
2.2%
1.3%
0.9%
97.8%
Grade 4
2.7%
1.8%
0.9%
97.3%
Grade 5
1.7%
0.8%
0.8%
98.3%
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Table B2:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Male Students

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
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Tobacco
All
24.8%
17.9%
6.8%
75.2%
Grade 4
28.3%
21.7%
6.7%
71.7%
Grade 5
21.1%
14.0%
7.0%
78.9%
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Alcohol
All
36.8%
26.5%
10.3%
63.2%
Grade 4
40.0%
26.7%
13.3%
60.0%
Grade 5
33.3%
26.3%
7.0%
66.7%
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Inhalants
All
11.3%
9.6%
1.7%
88.7%

Grade 4
8.6%
8.6%
* %
91.4%
Grade 5
14.0%
10.5%
3.5%
86.0%
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Marijuana
All
3.5%
2.6%
0.9%
96.5%
Grade 4
3.4%
3.4%
* %
96.6%
Grade 5
3.5%
1.8%
1.8%
96.5%
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Table B3:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Female Students

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
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Tobacco
All
12.0%
6.0%
6.0%
88.0%
Grade 4
16.7%
9.3%
7.4%
83.3%
Grade 5
7.9%
3.2%
4.8%
92.1%
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Alcohol
All
17.2%
12.1%
5.2%
82.8%
Grade 4
17.0%
11.3%
5.7%
83.0%
Grade 5
17.5%
12.7%
4.8%
82.5%
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Inhalants
All
6.0%
4.3%
1.7%
94.0%
Grade 4
9.4%
5.7%
3.8%
90.6%
Grade 5
3.2%
3.2%
* %
96.8%
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Marijuana
All
0.9%
* %
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 4
1.9%
* %
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 5
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
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Table B4:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> White Students

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
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Tobacco
All
20.2%
13.7%
6.5%
79.8%
Grade 4
23.0%
14.9%
8.0%
77.0%
Grade 5
17.3%
12.3%
4.9%
82.7%
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Alcohol
All
25.1%
19.2%
6.0%
74.9%
Grade 4
25.6%
18.6%
7.0%
74.4%
Grade 5
24.7%
19.8%
4.9%
75.3%
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Inhalants
All
8.4%
6.6%
1.8%
91.6%
Grade 4
9.4%
8.2%
1.2%
90.6%
Grade 5
7.4%
4.9%
2.5%
92.6%
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Marijuana
All
3.0%
1.8%
1.2%
97.0%
Grade 4
3.6%
2.4%
1.2%
96.4%
Grade 5
2.5%
1.2%
1.2%
97.5%
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Table B5:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> African/American Students

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
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Tobacco
All
7.4%
3.7%
3.7%
92.6%
Grade 4
9.1%
9.1%
* %
90.9%
Grade 5
6.3%
* %
6.3%
93.8%
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Alcohol
All
25.9%
18.5%
7.4%
74.1%
Grade 4
18.2%
18.2%
* %
81.8%
Grade 5
31.3%
18.8%
12.5%
68.8%
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Inhalants
All
3.7%
3.7%
* %
96.3%

Grade 4
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 5
6.3%
6.3%
* %
93.8%
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Marijuana
All
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 4
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 5
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
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Table B6:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Mexican/American Students

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
17.4%
8.7%
8.7%
82.6%
Grade 4
* %
* %
* %
* %
Grade 5
12.5%
* %
12.5%
87.5%
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Alcohol
All
30.4%
17.4%
13.0%
69.6%
Grade 4
* %
* %
* %
* %
Grade 5
25.0%
18.8%
6.3%
75.0%
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Inhalants
All
8.7%
8.7%
* %
91.3%
Grade 4
* %
* %
* %
* %
Grade 5
6.3%
6.3%
* %
93.8%
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Marijuana
All
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 4
* %
* %
* %
* %
Grade 5
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
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Table B7:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students Reporting A and B Grades

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
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Tobacco
All
17.3%
10.2%
7.1%
82.7%
Grade 4
24.5%
16.0%
8.5%
75.5%
Grade 5
10.8%
4.9%
5.9%
89.2%
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Alcohol
All
25.0%
17.3%
7.7%
75.0%
Grade 4
29.8%
19.1%
10.6%
70.2%
Grade 5
20.6%
15.7%
4.9%
79.4%
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Inhalants
All
8.2%
6.7%
1.5%
91.8%
Grade 4
9.7%
7.5%
2.2%
90.3%
Grade 5
6.9%
5.9%
1.0%
93.1%
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Marijuana
All
1.5%
0.5%
1.0%
98.5%
Grade 4
2.2%
1.1%
1.1%
97.8%
Grade 5
1.0%
* %
1.0%
99.0%
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Table B8:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students Reporting C, D, and F Grades

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
22.9%
20.0%
2.9%
77.1%
Grade 4
15.8%
15.8%
* %
84.2%
Grade 5
31.3%
25.0%
6.3%
68.8%
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Alcohol
All
35.3%
26.5%
8.8%
64.7%
Grade 4
27.8%
22.2%
5.6%
72.2%
Grade 5
43.8%
31.3%
12.5%
56.3%
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Inhalants
All
9.1%
6.1%
3.0%
90.9%

Grade 4
5.9%
5.9%
* %
94.1%
Grade 5
12.5%
6.3%
6.3%
87.5%
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Marijuana
All
5.9%
5.9%
* %
94.1%
Grade 4
5.6%
5.6%
* %
94.4%
Grade 5
6.3%
6.3%
* %
93.8%
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Table B9:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students Living With 2 Parents

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
14.0%
8.3%
5.7%
86.0%
Grade 4
19.8%
13.6%
6.2%
80.2%
Grade 5
7.9%
2.6%
5.3%
92.1%
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Alcohol
All
18.6%
14.1%
4.5%
81.4%
Grade 4
20.0%
16.3%
3.8%
80.0%
Grade 5
17.1%
11.8%
5.3%
82.9%
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Inhalants
All
5.2%
5.2%
* %
94.8%
Grade 4
6.4%
6.4%
* %
93.6%
Grade 5
3.9%
3.9%
* %
96.1%
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Marijuana
All
0.7%
0.7%
* %
99.3%
Grade 4
1.3%
1.3%
* %
98.7%
Grade 5
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────

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Spring 1997
Table B10:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students Not Living With 2 Parents

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
27.3%
19.5%
7.8%
72.7%
Grade 4
30.3%
21.2%
9.1%
69.7%
Grade 5
25.0%
18.2%
6.8%
75.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
44.2%
29.9%
14.3%
55.8%
Grade 4
51.5%
27.3%
24.2%
48.5%
Grade 5
38.6%
31.8%
6.8%
61.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
15.6%
10.4%
5.2%
84.4%
Grade 4
15.2%
9.1%
6.1%
84.8%
Grade 5
15.9%
11.4%
4.5%
84.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
5.1%
2.6%
2.6%
94.9%
Grade 4
5.9%
2.9%
2.9%
94.1%
Grade 5
4.5%
2.3%
2.3%
95.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Table B11:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students Living in Town More Than 3 Years

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
17.5%
11.5%
6.0%
82.5%
Grade 4
22.4%
16.5%
5.9%
77.6%
Grade 5
13.3%
7.1%
6.1%
86.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
27.5%
20.9%
6.6%
72.5%
Grade 4
29.8%
21.4%
8.3%
70.2%
Grade 5
25.5%
20.4%
5.1%
74.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
8.3%
7.8%
0.6%
91.7%

Grade 4
8.5%
8.5%
* %
91.5%
Grade 5
8.2%
7.1%
1.0%
91.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
1.1%
1.1%
* %
98.9%
Grade 4
2.4%
2.4%
* %
97.6%
Grade 5
0.0%
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Table B12:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students Living in Town 3 Years or Less

Ever
School
Not Past
Never
Used
Year
Year
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
22.2%
13.9%
8.3%
77.8%
Grade 4
22.2%
11.1%
11.1%
77.8%
Grade 5
22.2%
16.7%
5.6%
77.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
28.6%
17.1%
11.4%
71.4%
Grade 4
29.4%
17.6%
11.8%
70.6%
Grade 5
27.8%
16.7%
11.1%
72.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
8.6%
5.7%
2.9%
91.4%
Grade 4
5.9%
5.9%
* %
94.1%
Grade 5
11.1%
5.6%
5.6%
88.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
8.6%
2.9%
5.7%
91.4%
Grade 4
5.9%
* %
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 5
11.1%
5.6%
5.6%
88.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────

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Spring 1997
GENDER
Q1
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────
Male
120
50.6
Female
117
49.4

GRADE LEVEL
Q2
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────────
Grade 4
117
49.4
Grade 5
120
50.6

DO YOU LIVE WITH
BOTH PARENTS?
Q3
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────
Yes
158
66.7
No
79
33.3

AGE
Q4
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
8 or younger
1
0.4
9
25
10.5
10
123
51.9
11
83
35.0
12
5
2.1

ETHNICITY
Q5
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
White
169
72.2
African/American
27
11.5
Mexican/American
24
10.3
Asian/American
1
0.4
Native/American
6
2.6
Other
7
3.0
Frequency Missing = 3

WHAT GRADES DO YOU USUALLY GET
Q6
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Mostly A's
104
44.6
Mostly B's
94
40.3
Mostly C's
29
12.4
Mostly D's
4
1.7
Mostly F's
2
0.9
Frequency Missing = 4
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
LIVED IN THIS TOWN FOR
MORE THAN 3 YEARS
Q7
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Yes
185
78.1
No
36
15.2
Don't know
16
6.8

EITHER PARENT GRADUATE
FROM COLLEGE
Q8
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Yes
99
42.1
No
43
18.3
Don't know
93
39.6
Frequency Missing = 2

QUALIFY FOR A FREE/REDUCED
PRICE LUNCH?
Q9
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Yes
59
25.8
No
108
47.2
Don't know
62
27.1
Frequency Missing = 8

EVER INHALED GASOLINE
TO GET HIGH?

Q10A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
Not Used
218
96.9
Used
7
3.1
Frequency Missing = 12

EVER INHALED PAINT THINNER
TO GET HIGH?
Q10B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
Not Used
222
99.6
Used
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 14

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
EVER INHALED GLUE TO GET HIGH?
Q10C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
Not Used
218
97.8
Used
5
2.2
Frequency Missing = 14

EVER INHALED LIQUID
PAPER TO GET HIGH?
Q10D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
Not Used
220
97.8
Used
5
2.2
Frequency Missing = 12

EVER INHALED SPRAY
PAINT TO GET HIGH?
Q10E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
Not Used
217
97.7
Used
5
2.3
Frequency Missing = 15

EVER USED OTHER INHALANTS
TO GET HIGH?
Q10F

Frequency

Percent

──────────────────────────────
Not Used
213
96.8
Used
7
3.2
Frequency Missing = 17

CIGARETTE USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
9
3.9
Never used
187
80.6
1-2 times
22
9.5
3-10 times
10
4.3
11+ times
4
1.7
Frequency Missing = 5

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
SNUFF/CHEWING TOBACCO
USE IN LIFETIME
Q11B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
13
5.7
Never used
199
86.5
1-2 times
15
6.5
3-10 times
3
1.3
Frequency Missing = 7

BEER USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
4
1.8
Never used
177
78.0
1-2 times
36
15.9
3-10 times
7
3.1
11+ times
3
1.3
Frequency Missing = 10

WINE COOLER USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
24
10.5
Never used
170
74.2
1-2 times
27
11.8
3-10 times
6
2.6
11+ times
2
0.9
Frequency Missing = 8

WINE USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
6
2.7
Never used
191
86.0
1-2 times
21
9.5
3-10 times
3
1.4
11+ times
1
0.5
Frequency Missing = 15

LIQUOR USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
24
10.4
Never used
193
83.5
1-2 times
10
4.3
3-10 times
3
1.3
11+ times
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 6
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
INHALANT USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
15
6.6
Never used
203
89.0
1-2 times
8
3.5
11+ times
2
0.9
Frequency Missing = 9

MARIJUANA USE DURING LIFETIME
Q11I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
37
16.1
Never used
188
81.7
1-2 times
2
0.9
3-10 times
1
0.4
11+ times
2
0.9
Frequency Missing = 7

CIGARETTE USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
12
5.3
Never used
192
84.6
1-2 times
14
6.2
3-10 times
6
2.6
11+ times
3
1.3
Frequency Missing = 10

SNUFF/CHEWING TOBACCO
USE IN PAST YEAR
Q12B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
15
6.6
Never used
201
88.9
1-2 times
10
4.4
Frequency Missing = 11

BEER USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
7
3.1
Never used
190
84.1
1-2 times
23
10.2
3-10 times
5
2.2
11+ times
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 11

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
WINE COOLER USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
25
11.3
Never used
176
79.3
1-2 times
17
7.7
3-10 times
1
0.5
11+ times
3
1.4
Frequency Missing = 15

WINE USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
10
4.4
Never used
198
87.6
1-2 times
15
6.6
3-10 times
2
0.9
11+ times
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 11

LIQUOR USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
23
10.3
Never used
193
86.5
1-2 times
7
3.1
Frequency Missing = 14

INHALANT USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
15
6.7
Never used
199
88.8
1-2 times
8
3.6
3-10 times
2
0.9
Frequency Missing = 13

MARIJUANA USE IN PAST SCHOOL YEAR
Q12I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
38
16.8
Never used
185
81.9
1-2 times
1
0.4
3-10 times
1
0.4
11+ times
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 11

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
AGE WHEN FIRST USED CIGARETTES
Q13A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
12
5.3
Never used
179
78.5
7 or younger
9
3.9
8
7
3.1
9
9
3.9
10
10
4.4
11
2
0.9
Frequency Missing = 9

AGE WHEN FIRST USED
SNUFF/CHEW TOBACCO
Q13B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
12
5.3
Never used
196
87.1
7 or younger
2
0.9
8
3
1.3
9
6
2.7
10
5
2.2
11
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 12

AGE WHEN FIRST USED BEER
Q13C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
4
1.8
Never used
179
78.9
7 or younger
16
7.0

8
9
10
11
12 or older

6
11
9
1
1

2.6
4.8
4.0
0.4
0.4

Frequency Missing = 10

AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE COOLERS
Q13D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
22
9.8
Never used
171
76.0
7 or younger
10
4.4
8
6
2.7
9
8
3.6
10
4
1.8
11
3
1.3
12 or older
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 12

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE
Q13E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
8
3.6
Never used
191
85.3
7 or younger
6
2.7
8
6
2.7
9
5
2.2
10
6
2.7
11
1
0.4
12 or older
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 13

AGE WHEN FIRST USED LIQUOR
Q13F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
18
7.9
Never used
196
86.0
7 or younger
2
0.9
9
3
1.3
10
6
2.6
11
2
0.9
12 or older
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 9

AGE WHEN FIRST USED INHALANTS
Q13H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
16
7.1
Never used
199
88.4
7 or younger
3
1.3

8
9
10
11

1
3
2
1

0.4
1.3
0.9
0.4

Frequency Missing = 12

AGE WHEN FIRST USED MARIJUANA
Q13I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
40
17.5
Never used
183
80.3
7 or younger
1
0.4
9
1
0.4
10
2
0.9
11
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 9

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Westwood
Spring 1997
CLOSE FRIENDS USE CIGARETTES
Q14A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
7
3.1
None
157
69.5
Some
58
25.7
Most
4
1.8
Frequency Missing = 11

CLOSE FRIENDS USE SNUFF/CHEWING
TOBACCO
Q14B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
5
2.3
None
190
85.6
Some
26
11.7
Most
1
0.5
Frequency Missing = 15

CLOSE FRIENDS USE BEER
Q14C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
5
2.2
None
154
68.4
Some
58
25.8
Most
8
3.6
Frequency Missing = 12

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE COOLERS
Q14D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
18
8.1
None
155
69.8
Some
38
17.1
Most
11
5.0
Frequency Missing = 15

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE
Q14E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
6
2.7
None
182
82.4
Some
28
12.7
Most
5
2.3
Frequency Missing = 16

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Westwood
Spring 1997
CLOSE FRIENDS USE LIQUOR
Q14F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
15
6.7
None
188
84.3
Some
19
8.5
Most
1
0.4
Frequency Missing = 14

CLOSE FRIENDS USE INHALANTS
Q14H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
10
4.5
None
187
85.0
Some
19
8.6
Most
4
1.8
Frequency Missing = 17

CLOSE FRIENDS USE MARIJUANA
Q14I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
32
14.3
None
177
79.0
Some
12
5.4
Most
3
1.3
Frequency Missing = 13

EVER BEEN OFFERED CIGARETTES
Q15A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
8
3.5
Yes
63
27.5
No
158
69.0
Frequency Missing = 8

EVER BEEN OFFERED SNUFF/CHEWING
TOBACCO
Q15B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
7
3.1
Yes
29
12.9
No
189
84.0
Frequency Missing = 12

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
EVER BEEN OFFERED BEER
Q15C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
5
2.2
Yes
50
22.4
No
168
75.3
Frequency Missing = 14

EVER BEEN OFFERED WINE COOLERS
Q15D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
18
8.0
Yes
34
15.1
No
173
76.9
Frequency Missing = 12

EVER BEEN OFFERED WINE
Q15E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
3
1.3
Yes
29
12.9
No
192
85.7
Frequency Missing = 13

EVER BEEN OFFERED LIQUOR
Q15F

Frequency

Percent

────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
12
5.4
Yes
14
6.3
No
197
88.3
Frequency Missing = 14

EVER BEEN OFFERED INHALANTS
Q15H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
9
4.1
Yes
11
5.0
No
202
91.0
Frequency Missing = 15

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Westwood
Spring 1997
EVER BEEN OFFERED MARIJUANA
Q15I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
26
11.6
Yes
15
6.7
No
183
81.7
Frequency Missing = 13

IS ALCOHOL OBTAINED FROM HOME
Q16A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────
Do Not Drink
173
78.6
Yes
26
11.8
No
21
9.5
Frequency Missing = 17

IS ALCOHOL OBTAINED FROM FRIENDS
Q16B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────
Do Not Drink
165
78.6
Yes
11
5.2
No
34
16.2
Frequency Missing = 27

IS ALCOHOL OBTAINED SOMEWHERE ELSE
Q16C

Frequency

Percent

──────────────────────────────────
Do Not Drink
167
77.7
Yes
20
9.3
No
28
13.0
Frequency Missing = 22

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE CIGARETTES
Q17A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
8
3.6
Very dangerous
129
57.3
Dangerous
63
28.0
Not at all
4
1.8
Don't know
21
9.3
Frequency Missing = 12

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Westwood
Spring 1997
DANGEROUS TO USE SNUFF/CHEWING
TOBACCO
Q17B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
6
2.7
Very dangerous
121
54.5
Dangerous
62
27.9
Not at all
5
2.3
Don't know
28
12.6
Frequency Missing = 15

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE BEER
Q17C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1
0.5
Very dangerous
108
50.0
Dangerous
69
31.9
Not at all
14
6.5
Don't know
24
11.1
Frequency Missing = 21

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE WINE COOLERS
Q17D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
14
6.4
Very dangerous
83
38.1
Dangerous
62
28.4
Not at all
20
9.2
Don't know
39
17.9

Frequency Missing = 19

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE WINE
Q17E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
3
1.4
Very dangerous
100
46.3
Dangerous
65
30.1
Not at all
13
6.0
Don't know
35
16.2
Frequency Missing = 21

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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Spring 1997
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE LIQUOR
Q17F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
11
5.0
Very dangerous
134
61.5
Dangerous
44
20.2
Not at all
4
1.8
Don't know
25
11.5
Frequency Missing = 19

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE INHALANTS
Q17H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
9
4.2
Very dangerous
153
70.8
Dangerous
29
13.4
Not at all
7
3.2
Don't know
18
8.3
Frequency Missing = 21

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE MARIJUANA
Q17I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
25
11.5
Very dangerous
170
78.0
Dangerous
8
3.7
Not at all
3
1.4
Don't know
12
5.5
Frequency Missing = 19

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO
FROM TEACHER
Q18A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────
Yes
175
80.3
No
43
19.7
Frequency Missing = 19

DRUG/ALC INFO FROM
VISITOR TO CLASS
Q18B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────
Yes
81
40.1
No
121
59.9
Frequency Missing = 35

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Westwood
Spring 1997
DRUG/ALC INFO FROM
ASSEMBLY PROGRAM
Q18C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────
Yes
145
69.7
No
63
30.3
Frequency Missing = 29

DRUG/ALC INFO FROM
GUIDE COUNSELOR
Q18D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────
Yes
156
74.3
No
54
25.7
Frequency Missing = 27

DRUG/ALC INF FROM SOMEONE
ELSE AT SCHOOL
Q18E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────
Yes
79
38.7
No
125
61.3
Frequency Missing = 33

BEER, TWO OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q19A

Frequency

Percent

──────────────────────────────
Never
192
86.1
1 time
17
7.6
2 times
5
2.2
3+ times
9
4.0
Frequency Missing = 14

WINE COOLERS, TWO OR
MORE AT ONE TIME
Q19B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
Never
192
86.9
1 time
13
5.9
2 times
10
4.5
3+ times
6
2.7
Frequency Missing = 16

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Westwood
Spring 1997
WINE, TWO OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q19C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
Never
195
88.2
1 time
11
5.0
2 times
8
3.6
3+ times
7
3.2
Frequency Missing = 16

LIQUOR, TWO OR MORE
AT ONE TIME
Q19D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
Never
205
93.2
1 time
10
4.5
2 times
3
1.4
3+ times
2
0.9
Frequency Missing = 17

MISSED SCHOOL WITHOUT
PARENT'S CONSENT
Q20
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────
Yes
4
1.7
No
227
98.3
Frequency Missing = 6

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q21
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────
Yes
40
17.5
No
188
82.5
Frequency Missing = 9

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS DRINKING BEER
Q22
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────────────────
Don't like it
189
82.9
Don't care
3
1.3
Think it's O.K.
3
1.3
Don't know
33
14.5
Frequency Missing = 9

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Westwood
Spring 1997
PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS
USING MARIJUANA
Q23
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────────────────
Don't like it
200
87.3
Don't care
2
0.9
Think it's O.K.
2
0.9
Don't know
25
10.9
Frequency Missing = 8

The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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