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Table T-1:

How recently, if ever, have you used...

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
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Any tobacco product
All
27.2%
36.9%
55.6%
44.4%
Grade 7
17.7%
24.6%
45.2%
54.8%
Grade 8
27.4%
38.9%
54.1%
45.9%
Grade 9
28.3%
37.6%
54.6%
45.4%
Grade 10
26.9%
36.7%
57.4%
42.6%
Grade 11
32.5%
43.0%
61.7%
38.3%
Grade 12
32.6%
43.6%
65.8%
34.2%
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Cigarettes
All
26.8%
36.6%
55.2%
44.8%
Grade 7
17.0%
24.1%
44.9%
55.1%
Grade 8
26.7%
38.2%
52.9%
47.1%
Grade 9
28.1%
37.3%
54.0%
46.0%
Grade 10
26.9%
37.1%
58.0%
42.0%
Grade 11
32.4%
42.7%
61.5%
38.5%
Grade 12
32.0%
43.0%
65.1%
34.9%
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Smokeless tobacco
All
3.7%
5.8%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 7
2.6%
4.4%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 8
4.5%
7.6%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 9
3.8%
5.9%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 10
3.0%
4.0%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 11
3.2%
5.0%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 12
5.5%
8.4%
15.3%
84.7%
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Table T-2:

How often do you normally use...

Any tobacco product?
Never
Used

Every
Day

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

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

46.2%
57.3%
46.2%
46.5%
45.4%
41.1%
38.2%

4.6%
1.0%
2.2%
5.3%
5.2%
6.3%
8.7%

Never
Used

Every
Day

45.3%
55.5%
44.9%
45.8%
45.3%
40.1%
37.9%

4.5%
1.1%
2.3%
5.3%
4.6%
5.8%
8.6%

7.0%
5.7%
6.0%
7.4%
6.1%
8.6%
8.9%

9.8%
8.4%
12.4%
10.8%
8.1%
9.2%
9.2%

12.0%
8.4%
14.0%
11.9%
11.4%
12.7%
13.7%

9.8%
10.1%
10.0%
7.9%
11.2%
10.6%
10.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

10.1%
8.7%
12.8%
10.9%
8.3%
9.7%
9.4%

12.3%
8.8%
14.5%
12.3%
11.7%
13.2%
13.7%

9.8%
10.3%
10.0%
7.9%
11.4%
10.5%
10.0%

10.5%
9.1%
9.1%
10.2%
12.6%
11.6%
11.2%

Cigarettes?

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

Several
Times
a Week
7.2%
5.8%
6.0%
7.4%
6.2%
9.0%
9.2%

Less Than
Once a
Year
10.8%
9.8%
9.6%
10.4%
12.7%
11.7%
11.1%

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Smokeless tobacco?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

88.5%
91.7%
88.7%
89.0%
89.7%
89.9%
80.9%

0.6%
0.2%
0.2%
0.5%
0.9%
1.0%
0.7%

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.5%
1.1%
2.1%
1.9%
0.7%
0.6%
2.4%

2.2%
2.2%
2.8%
2.9%
1.4%
0.8%
3.1%

2.6%
1.7%
3.1%
1.1%
3.3%
3.0%
4.4%

3.8%
2.4%
2.3%
3.7%
3.4%
3.6%
7.9%

0.8%
0.7%
0.8%
1.0%
0.7%
1.0%
0.6%

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Table T-3:

In the past 30 days, how many cigarettes have you smoked?

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

None

<1 Per
Day

>1 But
<10 Per
Day

>10 But
<1 Pack
Per Day

>1 Pack
But <2
Packs/Day

71.5%
78.8%
69.0%
72.6%
72.1%
69.8%
64.6%

15.8%
12.9%
18.6%
15.0%
14.9%
16.2%
17.7%

9.0%
6.6%
9.8%
8.4%
8.8%
9.7%
11.7%

2.1%
1.1%
1.4%
2.4%
2.3%
2.2%
3.5%

1.2%
0.2%
0.9%
1.4%
1.2%
1.7%
2.0%

>2 Packs
Per Day
0.4%
0.5%
0.3%
0.2%
0.7%
0.5%
0.6%

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Table T-4:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Tobacco

10.8

7

Grade
11.2

8

Grade
12.2

9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.8

13.5

14.1

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Table T-5:

If you wanted some, how difficult would it be to get...

Cigarettes?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

11.1%
16.6%
11.4%
11.3%
8.9%
9.3%
6.8%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

9.1%
17.5%
10.5%
8.9%
6.1%
5.2%
3.3%

3.9%
6.7%
6.2%
3.0%
3.5%
2.1%
0.9%

8.1%
11.0%
10.5%
8.2%
8.0%
4.9%
3.5%

21.2%
21.5%
22.5%
22.9%
26.7%
18.4%
12.0%

46.7%
26.8%
38.9%
45.7%
46.8%
60.1%
73.5%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

14.4%
26.1%
17.1%
13.2%
12.6%
8.1%
5.6%

7.0%
12.0%
9.2%
6.4%
5.4%
4.5%
2.3%

12.8%
12.0%
15.3%
14.0%
14.4%
10.7%
8.6%

15.8%
8.9%
12.6%
19.0%
20.6%
20.0%
13.6%

22.2%
8.9%
14.3%
19.1%
23.1%
29.4%
49.8%

Smokeless Tobacco?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

27.8%
32.1%
31.5%
28.4%
23.8%
27.3%
20.1%

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Table T-6:

About how many of your close friends...

Use any tobacco product?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

25.2%
37.5%
29.0%
24.0%
21.3%
19.4%
15.5%

A Few

Some

Most

All

34.7%
36.4%
32.5%
36.1%
36.1%
34.7%
30.9%

20.6%
15.5%
20.4%
20.1%
20.9%
21.4%
28.2%

15.0%
7.5%
14.0%
15.0%
16.1%
20.9%
19.4%

4.5%
3.2%
4.2%
4.9%
5.5%
3.7%
6.1%

A Few

Some

Most

All

35.0%
36.4%
34.0%
35.8%
36.5%
34.6%
31.4%

19.9%
14.6%
18.3%
20.0%
20.6%
21.4%
27.5%

14.8%
7.5%
13.7%
14.5%
16.0%
20.8%
19.2%

4.4%
3.1%
4.1%
4.8%
5.2%
3.5%
6.1%

A Few

Some

Most

All

Smoke cigarettes?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

25.8%
38.4%
29.9%
24.9%
21.7%
19.7%
15.8%

Use a smokeless tobacco product?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10

74.0%
79.5%
76.3%
72.9%
75.7%

16.4%
13.6%
13.3%
16.3%
16.3%

6.6%
4.7%
7.0%
7.2%
6.0%

2.1%
1.4%
2.3%
2.7%
1.1%

0.9%
0.7%
1.1%
0.9%
0.9%

Grade 11
Grade 12

72.7%
64.6%

18.7%
22.5%

5.2%
9.5%

2.1%
2.6%

1.3%
0.8%

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Table T-7:

How do your parents feel about kids your age smoking cigarettes?

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

Strongly
Disapprove

Mildly
Disapprove

Neither

Mildly
Approve

71.4%
73.4%
73.1%
72.9%
74.9%
66.9%
64.9%

10.0%
5.1%
7.6%
8.6%
10.1%
13.2%
18.4%

6.7%
4.2%
4.7%
6.3%
7.3%
9.4%
9.3%

1.6%
0.7%
1.9%
2.0%
1.1%
1.7%
1.9%

Strongly
Approve
1.4%
1.0%
2.3%
1.8%
0.8%
1.2%
0.8%

Don't
Know
9.0%
15.6%
10.4%
8.5%
5.9%
7.6%
4.7%

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Table T-8:

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

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

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

48.8%
52.3%
48.3%
49.3%
49.0%
48.5%
43.8%

27.4%
26.2%
24.9%
27.3%
29.2%
27.3%
31.1%

12.2%
8.9%
12.4%
11.8%
12.1%
13.5%
15.8%

3.3%
3.1%
3.2%
3.3%
3.7%
2.9%
3.8%

8.3%
9.4%
11.2%
8.3%
6.0%
7.8%
5.6%

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Table A-1:

How recently, if ever, have you used...

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
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Any alcohol product
All
40.2%
54.0%
73.0%
27.0%
Grade 7
27.3%
37.8%
62.2%
37.8%
Grade 8
39.9%
51.9%
68.3%
31.7%
Grade 9
40.2%
54.8%
72.6%
27.4%
Grade 10
43.7%
60.0%
77.7%
22.3%
Grade 11
45.3%
61.6%
79.5%
20.5%
Grade 12
48.8%
62.9%
83.1%
16.9%
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Beer
All
29.9%
41.4%
58.8%
41.2%
Grade 7
19.7%
27.1%
49.6%
50.4%
Grade 8
27.7%
38.9%
54.3%
45.7%
Grade 9
31.5%
44.0%
59.3%
40.7%
Grade 10
31.4%
45.1%
62.3%
37.7%
Grade 11
34.7%
46.4%
64.0%
36.0%
Grade 12
36.8%
50.4%
67.3%
32.7%
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Wine coolers
All
28.6%
43.6%
60.3%
39.7%
Grade 7
17.5%
29.3%
46.4%
53.6%
Grade 8
28.7%
41.6%
55.0%
45.0%
Grade 9
29.5%
44.4%
60.7%
39.3%
Grade 10
31.9%
48.6%
65.7%
34.3%
Grade 11
30.1%
48.4%
65.4%
34.6%
Grade 12
36.4%
53.8%
74.9%
25.1%
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Wine
All
21.0%
33.2%
49.6%
50.4%
Grade 7
12.5%
20.1%
36.8%
63.2%
Grade 8
19.4%
29.7%
43.6%
56.4%
Grade 9
23.5%
36.6%
51.4%
48.6%
Grade 10
23.7%
37.9%
55.0%
45.0%
Grade 11
23.8%
38.8%
55.9%
44.1%
Grade 12
24.2%
38.5%
59.1%
40.9%
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Liquor
All
26.2%
37.7%
50.5%
49.5%

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

13.2%
24.1%
27.3%
29.5%
33.2%
33.3%

19.4%
33.3%
39.4%
43.8%
47.6%
47.6%

32.0%
45.1%
51.0%
56.2%
60.3%
65.3%

68.0%
54.9%
49.0%
43.8%
39.7%
34.7%

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Table A-2:

How often do you normally use...

Any alcohol product?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

27.5%
39.3%
30.5%
28.4%
23.8%
20.5%
18.7%

1.4%
1.4%
1.6%
1.5%
1.3%
1.0%
1.4%

8.6%
5.9%
8.0%
8.6%
7.9%
11.1%
11.0%

19.2%
11.3%
17.5%
20.0%
20.0%
22.5%
25.3%

18.4%
14.4%
18.0%
17.2%
22.0%
20.2%
19.8%

15.8%
15.7%
17.0%
15.7%
15.9%
15.4%
14.9%

Less Than
Once a
Year
9.2%
12.0%
7.3%
8.7%
9.1%
9.3%
8.8%

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Beer?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

34.4%
42.4%
37.6%
33.4%
34.0%
30.4%
28.2%

1.0%
0.7%
1.0%
0.9%
1.0%
0.9%
1.6%

Never
Used

Every
Day

31.7%
42.3%
33.9%
34.5%
29.9%
25.8%
21.7%

0.4%
0.9%
0.2%
0.8%
0.2%
0.2%
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

45.2%
58.1%
45.8%
46.3%

0.2%
0.4%
* %
* %

Several
Times
a Week
7.6%
5.0%
6.4%
8.0%
7.7%
9.1%
9.8%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

16.4%
10.5%
12.6%
17.9%
15.6%
20.1%
21.6%

16.6%
12.9%
19.2%
16.5%
17.1%
16.9%
16.4%

14.5%
15.3%
14.7%
14.5%
14.1%
13.6%
14.6%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

16.5%
9.8%
15.8%
18.3%
16.8%
17.3%
20.1%

19.7%
14.6%
17.8%
18.3%
22.6%
21.5%
24.4%

17.3%
16.1%
19.9%
15.1%
17.7%
18.9%
17.4%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

10.6%
6.4%
10.2%
10.0%

13.6%
9.9%
13.7%
13.9%

17.6%
14.5%
18.4%
16.7%

9.3%
8.5%
8.2%
9.2%

9.5%
13.1%
8.3%
8.9%
10.4%
8.9%
7.8%

Wine coolers?

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

Several
Times
a Week
5.0%
4.6%
4.9%
4.2%
4.5%
6.1%
6.1%

Less Than
Once a
Year
9.4%
11.8%
7.6%
8.9%
8.3%
10.2%
10.2%

Wine?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

Several
Times
a Week
3.5%
2.3%
3.8%
3.9%

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

41.9%
40.0%
37.2%

0.3%
0.2%
0.2%

Never
Used

Every
Day

44.4%
62.5%
51.2%
45.1%
41.3%
33.5%
31.5%

0.7%
0.7%
1.1%
0.5%
0.5%
0.8%
0.5%

3.6%
3.3%
3.9%

11.0%
14.1%
13.1%

16.2%
12.9%
15.2%

16.7%
20.7%
19.5%

10.3%
8.8%
10.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

14.4%
6.7%
10.2%
14.6%
14.8%
21.1%
19.2%

15.5%
9.6%
14.4%
16.4%
16.7%
16.9%
18.6%

13.8%
11.8%
14.2%
12.2%
13.9%
14.9%
16.8%

6.9%
6.2%
5.8%
6.9%
8.0%
7.0%
7.5%

Liquor?

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

Several
Times
a Week
4.4%
2.4%
3.1%
4.4%
4.8%
5.8%
5.7%

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Table A-3:

When you drink the following alcoholic beverages, how many drinks do you usually
have at one time, on average?

Beer

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

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

41.3%
49.6%
44.1%
40.9%
38.2%
36.5%
35.2%

58.7%
50.4%
55.9%
59.1%
61.8%
63.5%
64.8%

18.0%
7.6%
14.7%
18.2%
20.6%
24.4%
25.9%

29.1%
28.7%
30.2%
30.4%
28.2%
27.7%
28.5%

11.7%
14.0%
10.9%
10.5%
13.0%
11.4%
10.4%

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

37.2%
50.5%
41.2%
36.9%
31.3%
31.8%
26.6%

62.8%
49.5%
58.8%
63.1%
68.7%
68.2%
73.4%

18.5%
11.7%
16.2%
20.2%
21.2%
21.5%
21.2%

36.3%
28.6%
33.7%
35.3%
38.5%
40.2%
45.3%

8.1%
9.1%
8.8%
7.7%
8.9%
6.5%
6.9%

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

49.3%
61.6%
51.9%
47.5%
44.3%
44.2%
44.0%

50.7%
38.4%
48.1%
52.5%
55.7%
55.8%
56.0%

9.2%
5.3%
8.4%
9.7%
11.6%
10.8%
10.0%

28.5%
21.5%
27.4%
30.0%
30.7%
30.1%
32.5%

13.0%
11.6%
12.3%
12.9%
13.3%
14.9%
13.5%

Wine Coolers

All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Wine

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

Liquor

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

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

48.2%
67.5%
53.6%
48.6%
41.5%
37.8%
35.0%

51.8%
32.5%
46.4%
51.4%
58.5%
62.2%
65.0%

15.1%
7.3%
10.3%
13.5%
19.3%
23.6%
19.9%

26.6%
15.2%
24.9%
28.0%
29.1%
28.8%
35.7%

10.1%
10.0%
11.3%
9.9%
10.1%
9.8%
9.4%

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Table A-4:

During the past twelve months, how often have you had five or more drinks at one
time?

Beer

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

Never

Ever

61.3%
70.5%
67.5%
61.3%
59.0%
54.9%
49.6%

38.7%
29.5%
32.5%
38.7%
41.0%
45.1%
50.4%

Several
Times/Week
5.1%
3.1%
3.5%
4.9%
5.7%
7.4%
6.9%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

18.6%
12.1%
17.2%
19.0%
19.6%
20.7%
25.6%

15.0%
14.3%
11.8%
14.7%
15.7%
16.9%
17.9%

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Wine Coolers

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

Never

Ever

57.6%
67.9%
62.3%
57.9%
53.7%
53.5%
45.7%

42.4%
32.1%
37.7%
42.1%
46.3%
46.5%
54.3%

Never

Ever

65.2%
75.3%
68.7%
64.9%
61.6%
59.3%
58.8%

34.8%
24.7%
31.3%
35.1%
38.4%
40.7%
41.2%

Never

Ever

62.3%
76.3%
69.8%
63.7%
59.1%
51.0%
48.1%

37.7%
23.7%
30.2%
36.3%
40.9%
49.0%
51.9%

Several
Times/Week
4.3%
4.5%
4.6%
3.8%
4.8%
3.9%
4.4%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

21.0%
13.1%
19.4%
21.2%
23.3%
23.7%
27.4%

17.1%
14.6%
13.8%
17.0%
18.1%
18.8%
22.4%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

14.1%
9.0%
12.0%
14.9%
16.3%
16.8%
16.4%

17.8%
14.0%
16.0%
16.8%
19.0%
20.7%
22.1%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

18.4%
9.8%
13.8%
18.3%
20.6%
25.3%
25.2%

15.4%
11.4%
13.3%
14.0%
16.0%
18.6%
21.8%

Wine

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

Several
Times/Week
2.9%
1.8%
3.2%
3.4%
3.1%
3.2%
2.7%

Liquor

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

Several
Times/Week
3.9%
2.5%
3.2%
4.1%
4.3%
5.1%
4.9%

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Table A-5:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Alcohol
Beer
Wine Coolers
Wine
Liquor

7

10.5
10.5
11.1
11.1
11.3

Grade

8

11.2
11.2
11.7
11.7
12.1

Grade

9

12.2
12.4
12.7
12.9
13.0

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.9
12.9
13.4
13.4
13.8

13.6
13.6
14.0
14.2
14.3

14.3
14.4
15.0
14.9
15.1

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Table A-6:

If you wanted some, how difficult would it be to get...

Beer?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

9.9%
16.5%
9.6%
9.6%
7.9%
7.9%
6.1%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

8.7%
16.3%
11.0%
8.5%
4.8%
5.6%
3.1%

4.9%
9.1%
5.9%
4.6%
2.7%
3.6%
2.3%

11.0%
13.1%
13.1%
9.2%
11.5%
8.7%
10.1%

23.5%
17.8%
24.2%
24.4%
26.5%
22.9%
26.2%

42.0%
27.2%
36.1%
43.6%
46.7%
51.4%
52.1%

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Wine coolers?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

11.5%
19.0%
12.6%
11.7%
8.2%
9.3%
5.3%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

8.7%
16.8%
11.5%
8.4%
4.9%
5.2%
2.4%

5.4%
9.9%
6.6%
5.1%
2.7%
3.6%
3.0%

11.1%
12.0%
14.4%
9.9%
11.7%
9.3%
8.6%

23.6%
17.8%
23.8%
23.2%
26.5%
23.8%
28.5%

39.7%
24.5%
31.2%
41.7%
45.9%
48.8%
52.2%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

11.8%
21.7%
14.9%
11.6%
7.5%
7.0%
4.3%

7.7%
12.2%
9.4%
7.0%
6.3%
5.2%
4.8%

14.5%
14.8%
18.7%
14.1%
14.3%
11.9%
11.9%

20.9%
13.8%
18.6%
21.3%
26.3%
21.8%
26.3%

32.8%
19.4%
25.2%
33.2%
35.3%
44.5%
45.5%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

12.8%
22.3%
17.1%
13.1%
8.0%
6.7%
4.7%

7.7%
12.1%
10.3%
6.9%
5.4%
5.3%
4.5%

12.0%
13.3%
15.4%
11.5%
10.5%
10.2%
10.4%

19.8%
12.5%
18.3%
19.6%
23.8%
20.7%
26.7%

34.6%
18.1%
23.6%
36.3%
43.0%
46.4%
46.8%

Wine?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

12.3%
18.1%
13.2%
12.8%
10.3%
9.6%
7.2%

Liquor?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

13.2%
21.7%
15.3%
12.6%
9.1%
10.7%
7.0%

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Table A-7:

Since school began in the fall, on how many days (if any) have you...

Attended class while drunk on alcohol?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

87.8%
89.7%
88.3%
87.0%
87.2%
87.8%
86.8%

1-3 Days
9.0%
8.8%
9.1%
9.5%
8.1%
8.1%
10.2%

4-9 Days
2.0%
0.8%
1.7%
2.0%
2.8%
2.6%
2.1%

10+ Days
1.2%
0.7%
0.9%
1.5%
1.9%
1.5%
0.8%

Gotten into trouble with teachers because of your drinking?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

98.0%
98.5%
97.8%
97.8%
97.5%
98.0%
98.6%

1-3 Days
1.2%
0.8%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.1%

4-9 Days
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.5%
0.6%
0.3%
0.2%

10+ Days
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.6%
0.5%
0.2%

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Table A-8:

School year use of alcohol by absences and conduct problems:

Average days absent due to illness or other reasons:
Alcohol Users:
Alcohol Non-users:

5.2 days per student
3.9 days per student

Average days conduct problems reported:
Alcohol Users:
Alcohol Non-users:

4.4 days per student
1.3 days per student

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Table A-9:

During the past twelve months, how many times have you...

Driven a car when you've had a good bit to drink?
None
All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

84.9%
91.7%
85.6%
81.8%
75.0%

1-3 Times
10.7%
6.3%
10.6%
11.9%
17.6%

4-9 Times
2.8%
1.3%
2.0%
4.4%
4.6%

10+ Times
1.6%
0.7%
1.7%
2.0%
2.8%

Gotten into trouble with the police because of drinking?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

96.0%
97.7%
96.3%
96.8%
94.6%
94.5%
94.7%

1-3 Times
3.0%
1.8%
2.9%
1.9%
4.1%
3.8%
4.7%

4-9 Times
0.5%
* %
0.5%
0.8%
0.7%
0.5%
0.3%

10+ Times
0.6%
0.5%
0.4%
0.5%
0.6%
1.2%
0.3%

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Table A-10:

About how many of your close friends use...

Any alcohol product?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

16.2%
31.3%
20.7%
15.1%
9.6%
7.4%
8.3%

A Few

Some

Most

All

25.0%
29.2%
27.1%
25.6%
22.6%
24.4%
18.5%

19.7%
18.4%
19.0%
20.8%
23.2%
17.9%
18.4%

24.8%
14.4%
21.4%
25.2%
27.2%
31.4%
34.0%

14.1%
6.7%
11.8%
13.3%
17.4%
18.9%
20.8%

A Few

Some

Most

All

26.0%
28.3%
26.8%
27.9%
24.8%
26.1%
19.2%

19.9%
16.4%
20.5%
21.1%
24.5%
19.1%
16.8%

22.4%
11.3%
17.5%
22.7%
25.8%
28.8%
33.4%

10.1%
4.1%
6.6%
9.7%
11.7%
14.4%
17.7%

Beer?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

21.6%
40.0%
28.6%
18.6%
13.1%
11.6%
13.0%

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Wine coolers?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

25.8%
43.4%
30.9%
25.2%
17.8%
16.1%
15.2%

A Few

Some

Most

All

26.8%
28.2%
27.7%
27.5%
24.1%
29.1%
23.1%

19.5%
15.1%
16.7%
19.5%
25.1%
19.1%
23.1%

19.2%
8.8%
17.3%
19.2%
21.7%
24.6%
27.7%

8.7%
4.5%
7.5%
8.6%
11.2%
11.1%
10.8%

A Few

Some

Most

All

25.0%
22.7%
24.5%
26.3%
24.5%
26.6%
25.5%

15.9%
9.7%
14.9%
16.1%
17.6%
19.7%
19.4%

12.3%
6.2%
10.5%
12.8%
15.2%
13.9%
17.5%

6.3%
2.6%
4.6%
6.5%
8.3%
9.5%
7.6%

A Few

Some

Most

All

21.9%
18.8%
23.7%
24.1%
22.0%
21.5%
19.6%

16.9%
11.6%
14.6%
17.2%
21.9%
18.7%
18.8%

17.0%
7.0%
12.0%
15.7%
20.6%
24.5%
27.5%

9.0%
2.6%
5.7%
9.6%
11.4%
12.3%
14.4%

Wine?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

40.4%
58.7%
45.6%
38.3%
34.5%
30.3%
30.0%

Liquor?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

35.2%
60.0%
43.9%
33.4%
24.1%
22.9%
19.7%

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Table A-11:

During the past twelve months, how many times have you...

Had difficulties of any kind with your friends because of your drinking?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

91.7%
94.6%
92.1%
91.5%
90.6%
91.0%
89.4%

1-3 Times
7.0%
4.7%
6.3%
6.8%
7.8%
8.0%
9.2%

4-9 Times
0.8%
0.3%
1.0%
1.1%
1.0%
0.3%
1.1%

10+ Times
0.5%
0.3%
0.6%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.3%

Been criticized by someone you were dating because of drinking?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

91.8%
96.0%
93.4%
92.5%
91.7%
88.8%
85.6%

1-3 Times
6.5%
3.4%
5.0%
5.8%
6.6%
8.1%
12.2%

4-9 Times
0.8%
0.2%
0.6%
0.7%
0.9%
1.4%
1.5%

10+ Times
0.9%
0.4%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
1.6%
0.6%

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Table A-12:

Thinking of parties you attended this school year, how often was alcohol used?

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

Never

Seldom

28.1%
48.5%
36.2%
26.6%
18.4%
18.2%
15.6%

10.5%
11.6%
13.2%
11.5%
10.1%
7.5%
7.9%

Half
the Time
8.6%
9.4%
9.0%
10.7%
9.1%
6.8%
4.7%

Most Of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

Didn't
Attend

15.8%
11.1%
17.1%
13.6%
19.7%
18.5%
16.7%

25.4%
7.2%
11.0%
25.9%
32.6%
38.1%
45.4%

2.5%
3.4%
4.0%
2.5%
1.5%
1.9%
1.3%

9.0%
8.8%
9.5%
9.2%
8.8%
8.9%
8.5%

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Table A-13:

How often, if ever, do you get alcoholic beverages from...

At home

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

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

40.9%
47.6%
40.2%
43.6%
37.7%
36.6%
36.2%

28.4%
24.1%
26.8%
27.8%
30.8%
29.4%
33.4%

21.2%
18.6%
20.0%
20.7%
22.5%
23.7%
22.5%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

28.9%
41.6%
33.6%

15.2%
22.7%
17.4%

18.8%
15.0%
19.4%

Most of
the time
7.1%
7.3%
9.9%
5.9%
7.2%
6.8%
5.9%

Always
2.4%
2.4%
3.1%
2.0%
1.8%
3.5%
2.0%

From friends

All
Grade
Grade

7
8

Most of
the time

Always

25.7%
16.8%
23.0%

11.3%
3.9%
6.5%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

28.2%
23.8%
23.0%
19.9%

14.5%
14.0%
11.8%
9.0%

21.6%
19.5%
16.3%
19.9%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

31.9%
45.7%
34.5%
32.6%
26.4%
25.4%
22.8%

40.7%
42.7%
46.3%
42.7%
38.2%
35.8%
35.3%

12.5%
7.4%
10.5%
11.5%
16.7%
16.2%
15.0%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

26.8%
38.3%
30.5%
27.0%
21.4%
21.9%
18.8%

11.1%
16.0%
13.4%
11.6%
9.3%
8.4%
5.9%

15.3%
15.8%
14.3%
15.7%
16.0%
14.0%
15.7%

24.9%
28.8%
32.2%
31.7%

10.8%
13.9%
16.7%
19.4%

Most of
the time

Always

From a store

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

9.9%
2.5%
6.5%
8.6%
12.2%
15.4%
17.8%

5.0%
1.7%
2.3%
4.7%
6.6%
7.2%
9.2%

At parties

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

Most of
the time

Always

21.7%
17.6%
24.2%
20.0%
23.2%
22.3%
24.3%

25.1%
12.4%
17.6%
25.8%
30.0%
33.3%
35.3%

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Other source
Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

33.9%
45.5%
36.0%
34.0%
30.1%
28.7%
26.0%

22.3%
21.6%
23.6%
22.6%
25.0%
20.0%
20.2%

17.9%
16.2%
17.6%
18.2%
19.3%
16.8%
19.7%

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

Most of
the time

Always

12.3%
7.1%
12.8%
12.4%
11.2%
15.6%
16.2%

13.6%
9.5%
9.9%
12.9%
14.4%
18.8%
18.0%

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Table A-14:

How do your parents feel about kids your age drinking beer?

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

Strongly
Disapprove

Mildly
Disapprove

Neither

Mildly
Approve

62.1%
61.6%
63.3%
63.8%
64.0%
59.2%
58.7%

15.7%
12.3%
11.6%
13.0%
18.4%
18.2%
23.4%

7.3%
4.5%
7.3%
6.1%
6.5%
10.4%
10.1%

2.7%
0.9%
2.1%
3.8%
3.5%
2.7%
2.7%

Strongly
Approve
2.2%
2.0%
3.3%
3.0%
0.9%
2.1%
1.4%

Don't
Know
10.1%
18.6%
12.5%
10.3%
6.7%
7.5%
3.7%

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Table A-15:

All
Grade
Grade

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

7
8

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

44.3%
41.4%
40.9%

33.5%
31.4%
32.9%

14.4%
16.6%
15.1%

3.4%
3.6%
3.8%

Do Not
Know
4.5%
7.0%
7.3%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

43.9%
44.4%
48.3%
48.6%

32.2%
37.2%
32.9%
35.4%

15.4%
12.8%
13.5%
11.6%

4.3%
3.1%
2.7%
1.8%

4.2%
2.3%
2.6%
2.6%

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Table D-1:

How recently, if ever, have you used...

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana?
All
16.2%
23.2%
33.4%
66.6%
Grade 7
9.6%
13.2%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 8
16.4%
24.0%
32.2%
67.8%
Grade 9
18.0%
24.9%
34.7%
65.3%
Grade 10
19.3%
26.7%
38.2%
61.8%
Grade 11
19.8%
28.4%
39.7%
60.3%
Grade 12
14.4%
23.1%
39.2%
60.8%
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Cocaine?
All
6.6%
9.6%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 7
2.4%
3.9%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 8
4.8%
7.6%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 9
7.5%
10.6%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 10
8.1%
11.9%
15.5%
84.5%
Grade 11
8.5%
12.1%
18.5%
81.5%
Grade 12
9.7%
12.7%
18.3%
81.7%
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Crack?
All
1.9%
3.2%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
2.1%
2.8%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 8
2.1%
3.9%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 9
2.3%
3.7%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 10
1.7%
3.2%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.7%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 12
1.4%
2.3%
4.1%
95.9%
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Hallucinogens?
All
1.9%
3.0%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.9%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 8
1.3%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.4%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
1.8%
3.7%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 11
1.6%
3.0%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 12
2.6%
3.4%
5.3%
94.7%
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Uppers?
All
3.8%
5.9%
8.4%
91.6%

Grade 7
2.8%
3.7%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 8
3.8%
6.3%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 9
4.8%
7.5%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 10
3.6%
6.4%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 11
3.8%
5.9%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 12
3.4%
5.0%
8.5%
91.5%
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Downers?
All
4.7%
6.9%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 7
2.9%
3.2%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
2.4%
5.1%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 9
7.0%
10.1%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 10
5.1%
7.8%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 11
5.3%
7.3%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 12
4.7%
6.8%
11.2%
88.8%
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Rohypnol?
All
8.3%
13.4%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 7
7.0%
8.9%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 8
9.6%
16.6%
22.2%
77.8%
Grade 9
11.0%
17.5%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 10
8.5%
14.0%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 11
6.3%
10.7%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 12
5.7%
9.3%
16.5%
83.5%
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Steroids?
All
0.9%
1.6%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 7
1.8%
2.7%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 8
1.5%
2.3%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.8%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.9%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy?
All
1.2%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
0.9%
1.3%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.8%
0.8%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 9
1.6%
2.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
1.4%
1.9%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 11
0.5%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 12
1.6%
1.8%
2.8%
97.2%
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Heroin?
All
1.0%
1.6%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 7
1.4%
2.4%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.7%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.7%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.2%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.5%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 12
* %
0.3%
0.8%
99.2%
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Table D-2:

How often do you normally use...

Marijuana?

All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Cocaine?

Never
Used

Every
Day

62.1%
73.0%
58.6%
62.1%
62.7%
56.6%
60.3%

3.3%
2.3%
3.7%
3.7%
3.8%
2.9%
2.8%

Several
Times
a Week
5.6%
4.5%
5.5%
7.5%
5.4%
4.6%
5.0%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

8.1%
6.4%
8.3%
9.1%
8.2%
11.1%
4.4%

8.6%
6.4%
10.7%
8.2%
7.8%
9.6%
9.1%

5.7%
3.4%
7.8%
4.1%
6.0%
7.1%
6.5%

Less Than
Once a
Year
6.6%
4.0%
5.4%
5.3%
6.2%
8.0%
11.9%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

85.1%
92.4%
86.8%
84.7%
84.6%
81.7%
80.4%

0.4%
* %
0.4%
0.5%
* %
0.4%
0.9%

Never
Used

Every
Day

94.7%
94.9%
93.7%
93.7%
96.1%
94.1%
95.9%

0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.6%
* %
0.2%
* %

Several
Times
a Week
2.0%
0.6%
1.1%
2.9%
2.1%
3.4%
1.3%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

2.7%
1.1%
1.4%
1.9%
4.4%
3.4%
4.1%

4.0%
2.7%
5.1%
4.0%
2.8%
3.4%
6.3%

2.7%
1.9%
3.0%
2.8%
3.4%
2.5%
2.8%

3.1%
1.3%
2.3%
3.3%
2.7%
5.3%
4.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.7%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.5%
0.4%

1.5%
2.0%
2.0%
2.4%
0.4%
1.4%
0.6%

1.2%
0.4%
1.7%
0.7%
1.5%
1.8%
1.6%

1.2%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.4%
1.4%

Crack?

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

Several
Times
a Week
0.5%
0.4%
0.6%
0.7%
0.2%
0.7%
* %

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Hallucinogens?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

95.2%
97.2%
96.3%
95.4%
93.5%
93.7%
94.2%

0.1%
0.3%
* %
0.1%
* %
* %
0.2%

Never
Used

Every
Day

89.9%
94.2%
89.6%
88.9%
88.8%
87.2%
91.0%

0.3%
* %
0.6%
0.5%
0.4%
* %
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

89.3%
94.9%
91.8%
86.3%

0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
* %

Several
Times
a Week
0.1%
* %
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
* %
* %

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.4%
0.2%
0.7%
0.7%
0.2%
0.2%
0.5%

1.4%
1.1%
0.9%
1.3%
1.3%
2.5%
1.9%

1.6%
0.8%
0.9%
1.1%
2.8%
2.5%
1.9%

1.1%
0.5%
0.9%
1.0%
2.1%
1.1%
1.2%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.5%
0.9%
1.1%
2.7%
1.2%
1.4%
1.0%

3.0%
1.6%
3.5%
3.1%
3.5%
3.1%
2.9%

2.4%
1.2%
3.0%
1.6%
2.5%
3.9%
2.7%

2.0%
1.2%
1.6%
1.3%
2.6%
3.7%
1.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

2.0%
1.3%
1.8%
2.9%

2.9%
0.9%
2.3%
4.5%

2.9%
1.7%
2.8%
2.4%

1.7%
0.4%
1.0%
1.3%

Uppers?

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

Several
Times
a Week
1.0%
0.9%
0.5%
1.9%
1.1%
0.6%
0.6%

Downers?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

Several
Times
a Week
1.1%
0.6%
0.2%
2.6%

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

90.1%
85.9%
88.2%

0.4%
* %
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

80.4%
85.9%
77.8%
75.1%
80.6%
80.6%
86.3%

0.4%
0.3%
0.4%
0.8%
0.2%
0.7%
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

97.2%
95.9%
94.7%
97.7%
98.0%
98.7%
98.2%

0.1%
* %
* %
0.2%
0.4%
* %
* %

0.9%
0.4%
0.8%

1.7%
2.1%
1.5%

2.4%
3.2%
3.3%

3.0%
4.7%
3.1%

1.5%
3.6%
3.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

4.4%
3.1%
5.0%
5.8%
4.9%
4.8%
2.0%

5.1%
3.4%
7.3%
6.7%
5.2%
4.0%
2.7%

4.4%
2.4%
4.8%
5.4%
4.4%
4.8%
4.1%

3.3%
2.1%
2.8%
3.6%
2.8%
4.8%
3.5%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.5%
0.7%
0.5%
0.7%
0.4%
0.6%
0.2%

0.6%
1.1%
1.5%
0.5%
* %
* %
0.2%

0.7%
1.1%
1.8%
* %
0.7%
0.2%
0.4%

0.7%
0.7%
1.3%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
1.0%

Rohypnol?

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

Several
Times
a Week
1.9%
2.8%
1.9%
2.6%
1.9%
0.4%
1.4%

Steroids?

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

Several
Times
a Week
0.3%
0.5%
0.3%
0.5%
0.2%
* %
* %

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Ecstasy?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

97.6%
98.5%
98.0%
96.7%
97.0%
98.5%
97.4%

0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
* %
0.2%
0.2%
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

97.3%
96.8%
95.5%
97.7%
97.0%
97.9%
99.1%

0.1%
* %
0.3%
* %
0.3%
0.2%
* %

Several
Times
a Week
0.2%
* %
0.2%
0.6%
* %
* %
0.4%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.3%
* %
0.3%
0.5%
0.5%
0.2%
0.2%

0.6%
0.5%
0.2%
0.9%
0.9%
0.4%
0.4%

0.7%
0.3%
0.6%
1.1%
1.0%
0.4%
0.7%

0.4%
0.5%
0.6%
0.2%
0.3%
0.2%
0.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.3%
0.7%
0.5%
0.3%
0.2%
* %
* %

0.6%
1.1%
1.3%
0.3%
0.5%
0.6%
* %

0.7%
0.5%
1.1%
0.8%
0.9%
0.2%
0.6%

0.7%
0.5%
1.3%
0.3%
1.0%
1.1%
0.4%

Heroin?

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

Several
Times
a Week
0.2%
0.4%
* %
0.6%
* %
* %
* %

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Table D-3:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Marijuana
Cocaine
Crack
Hallucinogens

11.7
12.1
11.6
11.5

7

Grade
12.2
13.0
12.7
12.5

8

Grade
13.1
14.0
13.9
13.7

9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

13.6
14.6
14.4
14.9

14.6
15.4
14.9
15.8

15.0
15.9
15.4
16.0

Uppers
Downers
Rohypnol
Steroids
Ecstasy
Heroin

11.9
11.9
11.8
11.7
11.4
12.0

12.4
12.5
12.6
12.7
12.8
12.6

13.7
13.6
13.9
13.3
13.8
13.6

14.2
14.3
14.4
14.1
14.9
15.5

14.8
14.8
14.9
*
*
*

15.1
15.1
15.5
16.5
15.9
*

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Table D-4:

Age of first use of marijuana by family situation:

Two parent family
Never
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

66.2%
79.2%
69.8%
66.0%
62.6%
58.5%
58.8%

9 or Under
1.3%
1.8%
2.3%
1.2%
1.2%
0.3%
1.0%

10-11

12-13

14-15

16-17

3.4%
5.3%
4.7%
3.4%
2.8%
1.9%
2.0%

11.4%
13.5%
18.3%
12.3%
9.9%
7.4%
4.0%

12.5%
0.2%
4.7%
16.3%
19.3%
17.2%
17.7%

4.8%
* %
* %
0.8%
4.2%
14.0%
15.2%

18 or Over
0.3%
* %
0.2%
* %
* %
0.8%
1.3%

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Other family situation
Never
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

53.0%
68.8%
51.6%
51.5%
51.1%
46.9%
48.8%

9 or Under
1.9%
2.4%
4.8%
2.0%
1.1%
0.6%
0.6%

10-11

12-13

14-15

16-17

6.9%
12.4%
12.8%
7.4%
5.5%
1.3%
1.2%

15.4%
16.5%
24.5%
16.7%
15.9%
8.8%
8.3%

15.5%
* %
6.4%
20.6%
22.0%
25.6%
14.9%

6.5%
* %
* %
2.0%
4.4%
16.9%
20.2%

18 or Over
0.8%
* %
* %
* %
* %
* %
6.0%

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Table D-5:

If you wanted some, how difficult would it be to get...

Marijuana?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

15.9%
20.9%
15.8%
17.8%
12.3%
14.3%
11.6%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

16.6%
31.4%
20.1%
12.2%
13.5%
11.4%
9.2%

7.3%
9.8%
9.1%
7.7%
6.1%
5.1%
4.5%

11.2%
11.7%
12.6%
10.5%
10.1%
10.0%
12.3%

16.9%
11.0%
17.6%
17.3%
20.4%
16.5%
19.7%

32.1%
15.2%
24.9%
34.5%
37.5%
42.7%
42.7%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

21.4%
36.1%
27.2%

12.1%
13.7%
15.5%

14.4%
12.0%
14.1%

13.5%
5.9%
10.9%

18.2%
6.7%
10.4%

Cocaine?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade
Grade

7
8

20.3%
25.5%
22.0%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

20.6%
18.5%
18.3%
14.7%

17.4%
17.3%
14.2%
13.6%

11.5%
12.1%
9.4%
9.0%

15.8%
15.0%
13.0%
16.5%

14.3%
17.3%
17.5%
17.6%

20.3%
19.9%
27.6%
28.5%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

22.8%
36.8%
27.9%
18.3%
19.0%
17.3%
15.8%

13.9%
13.9%
17.4%
13.4%
14.0%
10.7%
13.3%

16.0%
10.4%
13.8%
17.9%
19.0%
17.1%
18.1%

11.2%
4.7%
8.1%
12.8%
14.2%
13.8%
14.9%

12.0%
6.0%
7.1%
13.0%
12.3%
17.8%
18.2%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

19.2%
25.9%
20.3%
16.3%
19.4%
17.7%
15.3%

11.7%
7.8%
12.4%
13.2%
13.2%
10.1%
13.2%

12.4%
5.7%
10.1%
13.1%
15.0%
15.0%
17.9%

7.9%
3.7%
4.7%
8.4%
10.1%
10.0%
12.3%

8.5%
3.5%
5.2%
10.2%
7.9%
13.5%
12.0%

Crack?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

24.1%
28.2%
25.6%
24.7%
21.6%
23.3%
19.7%

Hallucinogens?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

40.3%
53.5%
47.3%
38.8%
34.4%
33.8%
29.3%

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Uppers?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

41.2%
54.1%
48.3%
38.6%
38.0%
35.5%
28.4%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

16.0%
23.2%
17.2%
14.8%
14.1%
12.6%
12.8%

8.7%
7.9%
9.2%
8.8%
8.2%
9.2%
9.0%

10.3%
4.6%
9.5%
11.1%
11.4%
11.4%
15.4%

10.5%
5.3%
7.7%
11.5%
13.5%
10.9%
16.1%

13.2%
4.9%
8.1%
15.2%
14.8%
20.4%
18.3%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

16.1%
23.5%
18.0%
14.2%
14.2%
12.0%
13.3%

8.0%
7.8%
8.4%
7.5%
7.9%
7.6%
8.8%

10.4%
5.2%
10.2%
11.2%
11.5%
10.8%
14.6%

10.6%
5.1%
6.8%
11.7%
13.6%
11.1%
16.8%

14.2%
5.2%
7.4%
16.8%
15.6%
22.7%
19.7%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

14.8%
24.3%
15.2%
12.7%
12.5%
11.4%
11.0%

6.9%
8.8%
8.0%
6.3%
5.6%
5.9%
6.4%

8.4%
7.4%
8.2%
8.1%
10.4%
7.4%
9.6%

14.8%
9.9%
15.1%
14.6%
17.6%
15.0%
18.4%

29.0%
14.6%
25.5%
33.3%
32.1%
36.9%
34.0%

Downers?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

40.8%
53.1%
49.0%
38.5%
37.1%
35.8%
26.9%

Rohypnol?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

26.1%
35.0%
27.9%
25.0%
21.8%
23.4%
20.6%

Steroids?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

28.1%
32.4%
30.0%
28.3%
24.6%
28.6%
22.4%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

21.9%
31.7%
24.9%
20.4%
19.7%
16.3%
15.7%

12.8%
12.4%
13.4%
13.3%
12.0%
15.4%
9.5%

14.9%
9.2%
12.9%
15.0%
20.2%
14.6%
19.2%

11.1%
7.5%
11.2%
10.5%
12.3%
10.6%
16.7%

11.2%
6.8%
7.5%
12.4%
11.1%
14.6%
16.4%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

16.9%
22.8%
19.6%
15.7%
15.8%
13.3%
12.7%

10.3%
8.5%
9.6%
11.1%
11.1%
10.5%
11.0%

9.8%
5.0%
7.2%
10.8%
11.2%
9.9%
16.4%

7.0%
3.0%
3.4%
7.0%
9.3%
10.2%
11.6%

8.7%
4.2%
4.4%
10.0%
8.3%
12.3%
14.8%

Ecstasy?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

47.3%
56.5%
55.9%
45.4%
44.4%
43.9%
33.5%

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Heroin?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

26.6%
35.9%
32.9%
23.4%
24.7%
21.6%
18.5%

15.0%
12.8%
13.9%
14.9%
17.0%
15.9%
16.5%

12.6%
8.0%
10.4%
12.3%
14.4%
13.8%
19.4%

28.8%
33.8%
30.0%
28.8%
25.2%
29.2%
24.4%

Somewhat
Easy
7.4%
4.6%
6.4%
8.9%
8.8%
6.7%
9.0%

Very
Easy
9.6%
4.8%
6.5%
11.7%
9.9%
12.8%
12.3%

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Table D-6:

Since school began in the fall, on how many days (if any) have you...

Attended class while high from marijuana use?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

84.3%
89.4%
81.3%
82.3%
82.0%
83.2%
89.5%

1-3 Days
9.1%
7.0%
12.0%
8.9%
9.4%
11.3%
5.8%

4-9 Days
3.3%
1.5%
4.0%
3.6%
4.9%
2.4%
3.3%

10+ Days
3.2%
2.1%
2.7%
5.2%
3.7%
3.2%
1.5%

Attended class while high from use of some other drug?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10

87.0%
89.8%
86.1%
83.6%
86.2%

1-3 Days
8.5%
7.9%
10.9%
9.2%
7.2%

4-9 Days
2.5%
1.1%
1.4%
3.4%
4.2%

10+ Days
2.1%
1.1%
1.6%
3.8%
2.4%

Grade 11
Grade 12

87.8%
90.5%

8.3%
6.4%

2.4%
1.7%

1.5%
1.4%

Gotten into trouble with teachers because of your drug use?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

1-3 Days

96.6%
97.8%
96.9%
94.7%
95.7%
97.4%
98.2%

2.4%
1.5%
2.4%
3.7%
2.8%
1.4%
1.5%

4-9 Days
0.6%
0.2%
0.3%
1.3%
0.8%
0.3%
0.2%

10+ Days
0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.7%
0.9%
0.2%

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Table D-7:

School year use of marijuana by absences and conduct problems:

Average days absent due to illness or other reasons:
Marijuana Users:
Marijuana Non-users:

5.5 days per student
4.3 days per student

Average days conduct problems reported:
Marijuana Users:
Marijuana Non-users:

6.6 days per student
1.9 days per student

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Table D-8:

During the past twelve months, how many times have you...

Driven a car when you've felt high from drugs?
None
All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

1-3 Times

89.4%
92.9%
89.3%
86.8%
86.0%

4-9 Times

6.5%
3.8%
6.8%
7.9%
9.4%

2.2%
1.8%
2.1%
3.3%
1.7%

10+ Times
2.0%
1.6%
1.8%
2.0%
2.9%

Gotten into trouble with the police because of drug use?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

1-3 Times

95.7%
97.1%
95.5%
93.6%
95.3%
96.0%
97.8%

4-9 Times

3.0%
1.8%
3.8%
4.6%
3.2%
2.1%
1.7%

0.4%
0.4%
0.1%
0.7%
0.3%
0.6%
0.3%

10+ Times
0.9%
0.8%
0.6%
1.1%
1.2%
1.3%
0.2%

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Table D-9:

About how many of your close friends use marijuana?
Never heard
None

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

43.3%
58.2%
46.0%
41.0%
37.3%
38.0%
37.1%

A Few

Some

Most

All

21.4%
19.8%
20.7%
21.5%
20.4%
21.8%
24.8%

13.8%
8.3%
12.4%
14.2%
15.7%
14.1%
19.5%

13.9%
8.5%
13.6%
14.8%
16.9%
16.8%
13.7%

7.6%
5.2%
7.3%
8.6%
9.8%
9.3%
5.0%

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Table D-10:

During the past twelve months, how many times have you...

Had difficulties of any kind with your friends because of your drug use?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

91.7%
94.0%
91.5%
89.4%
90.5%
91.8%
94.7%

1-3 Times
6.5%
4.6%
6.5%
8.4%
7.6%
6.3%
4.3%

4-9 Times
0.9%
1.0%
1.5%
1.1%
0.7%
0.5%
0.3%

10+ Times
0.9%
0.4%
0.6%
1.1%
1.1%
1.4%
0.8%

Been criticized by someone you were dating because of drug use?
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

92.9%
96.1%
93.2%
91.8%
91.4%
91.7%
93.6%

1-3 Times
5.3%
3.3%
5.5%
5.7%
6.4%
5.5%
5.3%

4-9 Times
0.8%
0.3%
0.7%
1.2%
0.7%
1.0%
0.5%

10+ Times
1.0%
0.4%
0.6%
1.2%
1.4%
1.8%
0.6%

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Table D-11:

Thinking of parties you attended this school year, how often was marijuana used?

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

Never

Seldom

43.6%
62.2%
49.1%
43.4%
36.5%
34.3%
31.7%

9.4%
9.8%
10.0%
9.0%
9.1%
8.7%
9.6%

Half
the Time

Most Of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

Didn't
Attend

7.2%
4.1%
7.1%
7.3%
8.6%
8.1%
8.2%

11.5%
5.7%
10.9%
12.0%
14.1%
12.5%
14.5%

15.9%
5.7%
8.8%
16.4%
20.6%
23.4%
23.5%

3.5%
4.0%
4.4%
2.9%
2.5%
3.8%
3.8%

9.0%
8.5%
9.7%
9.0%
8.6%
9.1%
8.7%

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Table D-12:

How often, if ever, do you smoke marijuana in...

Joints?

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

Never

Seldom

68.5%
77.7%
67.0%
68.2%
64.4%
63.1%
70.1%

7.3%
6.7%
6.8%
5.5%
7.5%
9.7%
9.3%

Never

Seldom

79.0%
87.6%
80.0%

8.6%
5.7%
6.1%

Half the
Time
4.6%
3.7%
5.4%
4.5%
5.4%
4.9%
3.5%

Most of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

9.8%
5.9%
9.9%
10.3%
13.1%
11.2%
8.4%

8.3%
5.0%
9.0%
10.0%
8.2%
9.3%
7.5%

1.5%
1.0%
1.9%
1.6%
1.5%
1.8%
1.1%

Most of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

2.7%
1.0%
2.7%

1.8%
1.3%
2.4%

Blunts?

All
Grade
Grade

7
8

Half the
Time
4.1%
3.3%
4.8%

3.9%
1.0%
3.9%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

77.4%
74.9%
73.9%
79.7%

8.8%
10.5%
11.3%
9.7%

3.6%
5.7%
3.8%
3.2%

5.0%
4.8%
5.1%
3.6%

3.3%
2.7%
3.8%
2.5%

2.0%
1.3%
2.0%
1.3%

Always

Don't
Know

2.0%
1.5%
2.7%
2.9%
1.3%
1.8%
1.5%

1.4%
1.3%
1.9%
1.1%
1.3%
1.6%
1.5%

Always

Don't
Know

2.1%
1.8%
2.7%
2.7%
1.3%
1.8%
1.7%

1.3%
1.0%
1.6%
1.1%
1.1%
2.0%
1.1%

Bongs or water pipes?

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

Never

Seldom

80.8%
90.0%
82.6%
78.8%
76.8%
75.8%
80.9%

8.3%
3.4%
6.8%
8.2%
11.5%
12.1%
8.5%

Never

Seldom

80.5%
86.4%
81.1%
80.3%
78.0%
75.4%
80.8%

8.6%
5.3%
7.9%
6.9%
9.9%
12.8%
10.1%

Half the
Time
3.6%
1.3%
2.4%
4.3%
5.5%
4.6%
3.8%

Most of
the Time
3.8%
2.5%
3.5%
4.7%
3.6%
4.2%
3.8%

Pipes?

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

Half the
Time
4.4%
2.8%
3.9%
5.8%
5.9%
4.2%
3.2%

Most of
the Time
3.2%
2.8%
2.7%
3.1%
3.6%
3.8%
3.0%

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Some other way?

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

Never

Seldom

82.2%
88.9%
80.4%
80.3%
81.4%
77.3%
85.7%

7.4%
4.2%
6.9%
7.0%
8.6%
12.2%
5.8%

Half the
Time

Most of
the Time

2.7%
1.6%
3.0%
3.5%
3.8%
1.8%
1.7%

Always

Don't
Know

2.5%
2.1%
3.8%
3.7%
1.5%
1.2%
1.9%

3.2%
2.0%
3.8%
2.9%
3.6%
4.6%
2.3%

2.1%
1.1%
2.2%
2.6%
1.0%
2.8%
2.6%

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Table D-13:

How do your parents feel about kids your age using marijuana?
Strongly
Disapprove

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

Mildly
Disapprove

82.2%
77.2%
79.9%
81.5%
85.6%
82.4%
88.4%

Neither

Mildly
Approve

2.7%
1.7%
2.4%
2.7%
2.5%
4.9%
2.3%

1.0%
0.9%
1.2%
0.9%
1.5%
0.7%
0.7%

4.0%
3.6%
3.5%
4.2%
4.1%
4.2%
4.5%

Strongly
Approve
1.8%
1.6%
3.0%
2.1%
1.1%
1.8%
0.7%

Don't
Know
8.2%
15.0%
10.0%
8.5%
5.2%
5.9%
3.4%

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Table D-14:

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

Marijuana?

All

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

63.4%

17.0%

10.0%

5.3%

Do Not
Know
4.3%

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

70.3%
61.6%
61.6%
60.0%
62.9%
64.3%

15.1%
16.9%
17.9%
18.7%
14.2%
19.3%

5.9%
9.0%
11.3%
11.6%
13.1%
8.9%

3.2%
5.3%
5.4%
6.7%
7.1%
4.6%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

82.1%
80.3%
79.9%
80.8%
84.7%
83.4%
85.4%

9.2%
8.8%
9.2%
8.8%
10.1%
10.1%
8.6%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

5.6%
7.3%
3.8%
3.0%
2.7%
2.8%

Cocaine?

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

2.5%
3.0%
2.6%
3.3%
1.6%
2.1%
1.9%

1.2%
1.5%
1.0%
1.5%
0.8%
1.2%
1.0%

Do Not
Know
5.0%
6.5%
7.3%
5.5%
2.9%
3.1%
3.1%

Crack?

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

83.7%
80.9%
79.9%
81.3%
85.6%
87.7%
90.6%

8.0%
8.8%
8.6%
9.3%
8.8%
7.1%
4.0%

Not Very
Dangerous
1.5%
2.2%
1.5%
2.5%
0.5%
0.9%
0.5%

Not at All
Dangerous
0.8%
1.0%
0.8%
1.0%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%

Do Not
Know
5.9%
7.1%
9.1%
5.9%
4.4%
3.6%
4.3%

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Ecstasy?
Very
Dangerous
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

74.9%
72.2%
70.8%
74.2%
75.7%
77.5%
81.8%

Somewhat
Dangerous
7.8%
6.3%
7.7%
9.2%
8.6%
7.3%
6.9%

Not Very
Dangerous
2.4%
2.0%
1.5%
3.1%
2.5%
3.8%
1.1%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
1.4%
1.2%
0.9%
1.5%

13.7%
18.3%
18.7%
12.2%
12.0%
10.5%
8.7%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

1.4%
1.6%
2.2%
1.4%
0.6%
1.4%
1.0%

7.5%
8.2%
11.4%
7.2%
6.4%
5.3%
5.5%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

1.0%
1.4%
0.9%
1.4%
0.9%
0.5%
0.6%

7.1%
9.1%
10.1%
5.8%
6.2%
5.5%
5.4%

Steroids?

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

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

75.9%
73.1%
72.0%
74.3%
76.1%
80.0%
83.2%

11.9%
12.9%
11.9%
12.9%
13.8%
10.7%
8.3%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous
3.2%
4.3%
2.5%
4.2%
3.1%
2.6%
2.0%

Heroin?

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

84.5%
80.7%
79.8%
83.7%
86.5%
88.6%
90.7%

6.0%
6.9%
7.6%
7.1%
5.3%
4.5%
3.2%

Not Very
Dangerous
1.4%
1.9%
1.6%
2.1%
1.2%
1.0%
0.2%

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Table I-1:

How recently, if ever, have you used...

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any inhalant?
All
11.4%
15.5%
24.1%
75.9%
Grade 7
18.9%
23.7%
32.8%
67.2%
Grade 8
17.0%
23.0%
32.6%
67.4%
Grade 9
10.8%
16.0%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 10
8.4%
11.9%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 11
6.1%
8.0%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 12
3.2%
4.7%
11.6%
88.4%
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Liquid or spray paint?
All
3.7%
6.1%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 7
6.4%
9.5%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 8
5.1%
8.8%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 9
4.2%
7.1%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 10
2.6%
4.7%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.8%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 12
0.5%
1.1%
4.5%
95.5%
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Whiteout, correction fluid?
All
4.3%
7.7%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 7
9.4%
15.5%
23.8%
76.2%
Grade 8
6.5%
12.1%
21.0%
79.0%
Grade 9
3.5%
7.6%
13.9%
86.1%
Grade 10
2.4%
3.9%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.4%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 12
1.2%
1.9%
5.4%
94.6%
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Gasoline?
All
2.7%
4.2%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 7
3.7%
5.2%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 8
2.8%
5.3%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
3.8%
6.2%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 10
2.3%
3.3%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 11
2.0%
2.6%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 12
0.3%
0.8%
3.6%
96.4%
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Freon?
All
0.8%
1.4%
2.4%
97.6%

Grade 7
1.7%
2.1%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.5%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
0.6%
1.6%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.4%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.2%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 12
* %
0.2%
0.8%
99.2%
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Poppers, Locker Room, etc.?
All
1.3%
2.2%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 7
2.8%
4.2%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 8
1.1%
2.1%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.3%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 10
1.0%
2.0%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.9%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.2%
1.8%
98.2%
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Glue?
All
1.9%
3.1%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 7
4.3%
6.4%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 8
2.3%
3.9%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 9
1.5%
3.2%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.9%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
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Paint, lacquer thinner, etc.? All
2.7%
4.3%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 7
5.1%
7.1%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 8
4.0%
6.2%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 9
2.7%
4.6%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 10
1.4%
3.2%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.3%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 12
0.7%
1.0%
3.0%
97.0%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Nitrous oxide, laughing gas? All
2.0%
3.4%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 7
3.1%
5.5%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 8
3.6%
5.1%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
1.9%
4.2%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 10
1.4%
2.0%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 11
0.4%
1.2%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.4%
2.6%
97.4%
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Octane booster?
All
0.8%
1.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.2%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 8
1.2%
2.0%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.9%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 10
0.2%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.6%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 12
0.3%
0.3%
1.0%
99.0%
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Other sprays?
All
2.6%
3.7%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 7
5.8%
8.1%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 8
3.9%
5.2%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.7%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 10
1.5%
2.2%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.4%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.5%
1.3%
98.7%
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Other inhalants?
All
5.7%
8.6%
13.7%
86.3%
Grade 7
8.1%
12.2%
18.4%
81.6%
Grade 8
9.1%
12.8%
20.4%
79.6%
Grade 9
5.7%
9.6%
14.7%
85.3%
Grade 10
4.6%
6.6%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 11
3.3%
4.8%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 12
1.4%
2.2%
3.8%
96.2%
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Table I-2:

How often do you normally use inhalants?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

87.2%
78.5%
78.6%
88.5%
90.9%
93.3%
95.0%

0.3%
1.1%
0.7%
* %
0.3%
* %
* %

Several
Times
a Week

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

2.0%
4.9%
2.5%
1.6%
1.6%
0.7%
0.3%

2.8%
4.6%
5.0%
2.7%
2.3%
1.5%
0.3%

2.6%
3.8%
4.8%
2.5%
1.5%
1.7%
0.9%

3.7%
3.6%
5.9%
3.7%
3.1%
2.6%
2.9%

1.3%
3.5%
2.5%
1.0%
0.3%
0.2%
0.5%

Several
Times
a Month

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Table I-3:

Number of different kinds of inhalants used:

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

0

1

2-3

4+

79.4%
69.9%
72.5%
79.3%
83.1%
87.6%
90.0%

7.4%
10.1%
8.4%
7.6%
7.7%
4.5%
4.8%

7.5%
10.2%
11.6%
7.6%
5.1%
5.1%
3.3%

5.6%
9.8%
7.5%
5.6%
4.1%
2.8%
1.9%

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Table I-4:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Inhalants

7

Grade

11.1

8

11.5

Grade

9

12.3

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

13.4

13.3

14.2

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Table I-5:

Since school began in the fall, on how many days (if any) have you attended
class while high from inhalant use?
None

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

1-3 Days

94.1%
89.4%
92.6%
93.0%
95.5%
97.2%
98.3%

4.2%
8.9%
5.6%
4.7%
2.4%
1.7%
0.9%

4-9 Days
1.1%
1.1%
1.3%
1.0%
1.5%
0.6%
0.9%

10+ Days
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
1.3%
0.6%
0.6%
* %

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Table I-6:

School year use of inhalants by absences and conduct problems:

Average days absent due to illness or other reasons:
Inhalants Users:
Inhalants Non-users:

5.2 days per student
4.5 days per student

Average days conduct problems reported:
Inhalants Users:
Inhalants Non-users:

6.4 days per student
2.3 days per student

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Table I-7:

About how many of your close friends use inhalants?

Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

75.7%
68.2%
70.3%
76.2%
79.3%
81.4%
82.2%

A Few
14.4%
17.7%
17.7%
13.3%
12.7%
11.8%
11.9%

Some
6.3%
7.1%
7.8%
7.1%
5.5%
4.3%
5.0%

Most
2.4%
5.0%
2.5%
2.5%
1.3%
1.4%
0.6%

All
1.3%
2.1%
1.7%
1.0%
1.1%
1.1%
0.3%

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Table I-8:

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

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

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

74.7%
68.4%
67.8%
73.8%
77.7%
79.6%
85.1%

13.6%
15.3%
17.0%
14.0%
14.1%
11.4%
8.0%

Not Very
Dangerous
3.5%
6.0%
4.0%
3.6%
2.0%
3.3%
1.1%

Not at All
Dangerous
1.5%
2.3%
1.4%
1.9%
1.5%
0.5%
1.1%

Do Not
Know
6.7%
8.1%
9.8%
6.7%
4.6%
5.2%
4.7%

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Table X-1:

Since school began in the fall, have you gotten any information on drugs or
alcohol from the following sources?

Health class

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

No

Yes

40.2%
39.5%
37.2%
31.9%
39.0%
52.5%
47.4%

59.8%
60.5%
62.8%
68.1%
61.0%
47.5%
52.6%

No

Yes

41.9%
50.2%
36.7%
36.7%
38.8%
47.4%
45.2%

58.1%
49.8%
63.3%
63.3%
61.2%
52.6%
54.8%

No

Yes

60.5%
37.8%
42.0%
64.1%
68.6%
75.6%
78.5%

39.5%
62.2%
58.0%
35.9%
31.4%
24.4%
21.5%

An assembly program

All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Guidance counselor

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

Science class

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

No

Yes

65.9%
51.0%
54.7%
70.5%
68.8%
73.9%
76.8%

34.1%
49.0%
45.3%
29.5%
31.2%
26.1%
23.2%

No

Yes

78.4%
78.8%
77.7%
78.8%
75.7%
77.4%
82.2%

21.6%
21.2%
22.3%
21.2%
24.3%
22.6%
17.8%

Social studies class

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

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Student group session

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

No

Yes

79.9%
81.1%
78.7%
81.2%
78.2%
80.8%
78.4%

20.1%
18.9%
21.3%
18.8%
21.8%
19.2%
21.6%

No

Yes

48.3%
44.0%
43.5%
50.5%
49.9%
52.7%
48.5%

51.7%
56.0%
56.5%
49.5%
50.1%
47.3%
51.5%

No

Yes

58.5%
61.5%
54.8%
60.0%
56.0%
60.8%
56.8%

41.5%
38.5%
45.2%
40.0%
44.0%
39.2%
43.2%

An invited school guest

All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Some other school source

All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Any school source

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

No

Yes

35.1%
35.4%
37.0%
35.0%
32.0%
37.3%
33.2%

64.9%
64.6%
63.0%
65.0%
68.0%
62.7%
66.8%

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Table X-2:

If you had a drug or alcohol problem and needed help, who would you go to?

A counselor or program in school

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

No

Yes

54.2%
44.3%
50.8%
54.2%
55.3%
61.5%
62.4%

45.8%
55.7%
49.2%
45.8%
44.7%
38.5%
37.6%

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Another adult in school (such as a nurse or teacher)

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

No

Yes

58.3%
53.4%
59.5%
58.6%
58.6%
61.1%
59.2%

41.7%
46.6%
40.5%
41.4%
41.4%
38.9%
40.8%

No

Yes

52.9%
48.3%
52.6%
53.6%
52.9%
52.7%
57.5%

47.1%
51.7%
47.4%
46.4%
47.1%
47.3%
42.5%

No

Yes

36.2%
28.0%
34.9%
38.7%
38.2%
38.5%
39.0%

63.8%
72.0%
65.1%
61.3%
61.8%
61.5%
61.0%

A counselor or program outside of school

All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Your parents

All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
A medical doctor

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

No

Yes

56.6%
44.8%
57.0%
57.6%
60.7%
60.0%
60.1%

43.4%
55.2%
43.0%
42.4%
39.3%
40.0%
39.9%

No

Yes

24.0%
30.5%
27.6%
23.8%
19.4%
20.8%
21.0%

76.0%
69.5%
72.4%
76.2%
80.6%
79.2%
79.0%

Your friends

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

Another adult (a relative, clergyman, or other family friend)

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

No

Yes

33.6%
29.8%
34.8%
36.2%
32.9%
32.2%
34.8%

66.4%
70.2%
65.2%
63.8%
67.1%
67.8%
65.2%

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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?
Yes

90.8%
90.6%
89.2%
89.5%
90.8%
91.4%
94.8%

9.2%
9.4%
10.8%
10.5%
9.2%
8.6%
5.2%

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

No

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Table X-4:

About how many of your friends:

Feel close to their parents?

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

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

5.8%
7.5%
7.5%
5.8%
5.5%
4.1%
3.6%

29.1%
29.3%
30.9%
27.9%
29.0%
29.6%
28.2%

24.8%
21.1%
24.1%
27.0%
23.9%
25.5%
26.8%

30.3%
29.4%
26.2%
29.6%
32.1%
31.9%
34.9%

9.9%
12.7%
11.3%
9.6%
9.5%
8.9%
6.4%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

65.0%
72.6%
65.0%
63.3%

19.7%
16.1%
19.2%
20.7%

Sometimes carry weapons?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

9.2%
6.4%
9.7%
9.3%

3.9%
2.7%
3.9%
4.5%

2.1%
2.3%
2.2%
2.1%

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

62.1%
63.5%
63.5%

19.8%
20.7%
22.0%

11.0%
9.6%
9.8%

4.2%
4.8%
3.1%

2.9%
1.3%
1.6%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

2.9%
4.1%
3.3%
3.6%
1.8%
1.6%
2.3%

15.8%
17.9%
18.0%
16.2%
15.7%
12.1%
13.1%

21.8%
21.7%
22.6%
22.8%
18.7%
22.7%
21.6%

39.7%
33.8%
37.6%
39.3%
43.8%
44.4%
41.2%

19.8%
22.5%
18.6%
18.1%
20.0%
19.3%
21.9%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

60.4%
56.9%
52.2%
58.7%
62.7%
69.0%
67.2%

18.5%
20.2%
19.1%
19.8%
17.4%
14.7%
18.0%

12.0%
12.0%
13.9%
12.7%
11.9%
10.4%
10.3%

6.4%
6.8%
10.9%
6.1%
6.0%
3.9%
3.4%

2.8%
4.1%
3.8%
2.8%
2.1%
2.0%
1.1%

Care about making good grades?

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

Belong/want to belong to a gang?

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

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Wish they could drop out of school?

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

None

A Few

Some

50.9%
56.5%
52.4%
44.5%
46.6%
51.0%
57.9%

29.3%
23.4%
26.8%
32.5%
33.1%
29.7%
29.6%

12.5%
10.9%
12.5%
13.7%
13.7%
14.4%
9.1%

Most
4.7%
4.9%
4.7%
6.3%
4.9%
3.6%
2.7%

All
2.6%
4.3%
3.7%
3.0%
1.7%
1.3%
0.8%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B1:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
27.2%
36.9%
55.6%
44.4%
Grade 7
17.7%
24.6%
45.2%
54.8%
Grade 8
27.4%
38.9%
54.1%
45.9%
Grade 9
28.3%
37.6%
54.6%
45.4%
Grade 10
26.9%
36.7%
57.4%
42.6%
Grade 11
32.5%
43.0%
61.7%
38.3%
Grade 12
32.6%
43.6%
65.8%
34.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
40.2%
54.0%
73.0%
27.0%
Grade 7
27.3%
37.8%
62.2%
37.8%
Grade 8
39.9%
51.9%
68.3%
31.7%
Grade 9
40.2%
54.8%
72.6%
27.4%
Grade 10
43.7%
60.0%
77.7%
22.3%
Grade 11
45.3%
61.6%
79.5%
20.5%
Grade 12
48.8%
62.9%
83.1%
16.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
11.4%
15.5%
24.1%
75.9%
Grade 7
18.9%
23.7%
32.8%
67.2%
Grade 8
17.0%
23.0%
32.6%
67.4%
Grade 9
10.8%
16.0%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 10
8.4%
11.9%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 11
6.1%
8.0%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 12
3.2%
4.7%
11.6%
88.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
19.7%
26.7%
36.7%
63.3%
Grade 7
13.2%
16.7%
24.6%
75.4%
Grade 8
20.3%
28.3%
35.9%
64.1%
Grade 9
22.0%
28.8%
38.7%
61.3%
Grade 10
21.2%
29.5%
39.9%
60.1%
Grade 11
22.8%
30.8%
42.5%
57.5%
Grade 12
18.7%
26.5%
41.0%
59.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
16.2%
23.2%
33.4%
66.6%
Grade 7
9.6%
13.2%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 8
16.4%
24.0%
32.2%
67.8%
Grade 9
18.0%
24.9%
34.7%
65.3%

Grade 10
19.3%
26.7%
38.2%
61.8%
Grade 11
19.8%
28.4%
39.7%
60.3%
Grade 12
14.4%
23.1%
39.2%
60.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
4.1%
6.7%
12.0%
88.0%
Grade 7
2.8%
4.4%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 8
5.2%
7.4%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 9
3.6%
5.9%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 10
5.4%
8.5%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 11
5.5%
8.4%
14.4%
85.6%
Grade 12
2.2%
6.7%
15.4%
84.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
7.1%
10.1%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 7
3.4%
4.9%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 8
5.7%
8.7%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 9
7.5%
10.6%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 10
8.4%
12.4%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 11
8.8%
12.3%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 12
10.0%
13.3%
18.7%
81.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
6.6%
9.6%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 7
2.4%
3.9%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 8
4.8%
7.6%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 9
7.5%
10.6%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 10
8.1%
11.9%
15.5%
84.5%
Grade 11
8.5%
12.1%
18.5%
81.5%
Grade 12
9.7%
12.7%
18.3%
81.7%

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Table B1 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
1.9%
3.2%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
2.1%
2.8%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 8
2.1%
3.9%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 9
2.3%
3.7%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 10
1.7%
3.2%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.7%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 12
1.4%
2.3%
4.1%
95.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
1.9%
3.0%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.9%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 8
1.3%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.4%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
1.8%
3.7%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 11
1.6%
3.0%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 12
2.6%
3.4%
5.3%
94.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
3.8%
5.9%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 7
2.8%
3.7%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 8
3.8%
6.3%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 9
4.8%
7.5%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 10
3.6%
6.4%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 11
3.8%
5.9%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 12
3.4%
5.0%
8.5%
91.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
4.7%
6.9%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 7
2.9%
3.2%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
2.4%
5.1%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 9
7.0%
10.1%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 10
5.1%
7.8%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 11
5.3%
7.3%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 12
4.7%
6.8%
11.2%
88.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
8.3%
13.4%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 7
7.0%
8.9%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 8
9.6%
16.6%
22.2%
77.8%
Grade 9
11.0%
17.5%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 10
8.5%
14.0%
18.3%
81.7%

Grade 11
6.3%
10.7%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 12
5.7%
9.3%
16.5%
83.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
0.9%
1.6%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 7
1.8%
2.7%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 8
1.5%
2.3%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.8%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.9%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
1.2%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
0.9%
1.3%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.8%
0.8%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 9
1.6%
2.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
1.4%
1.9%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 11
0.5%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 12
1.6%
1.8%
2.8%
97.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
1.0%
1.6%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 7
1.4%
2.4%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.7%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.7%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.2%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.5%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 12
* %
0.3%
0.8%
99.2%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B2:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
31.8%
43.0%
61.6%
38.4%
Grade 7
19.4%
27.9%
48.2%
51.8%
Grade 8
29.4%
43.8%
59.8%
40.2%
Grade 9
35.1%
46.4%
63.0%
37.0%
Grade 10
30.6%
40.9%
59.6%
40.4%
Grade 11
37.5%
48.0%
68.4%
31.6%
Grade 12
42.9%
55.2%
77.0%
23.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
42.8%
56.2%
74.4%
25.6%
Grade 7
28.2%
39.1%
60.9%
39.1%
Grade 8
42.8%
55.7%
72.8%
27.2%
Grade 9
42.7%
58.0%
72.9%
27.1%
Grade 10
46.2%
61.0%
78.9%
21.1%
Grade 11
49.5%
63.6%
81.3%
18.7%
Grade 12
53.3%
65.0%
86.8%
13.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
12.1%
16.0%
25.1%
74.9%
Grade 7
17.8%
21.1%
29.6%
70.4%
Grade 8
17.9%
23.5%
34.2%
65.8%
Grade 9
11.8%
16.1%
25.4%
74.6%
Grade 10
8.5%
13.0%
22.8%
77.2%
Grade 11
7.2%
9.8%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 12
4.4%
6.6%
14.8%
85.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
24.8%
32.8%
43.3%
56.7%
Grade 7
14.2%
19.3%
28.4%
71.6%
Grade 8
25.5%
34.1%
41.6%
58.4%
Grade 9
27.7%
35.7%
45.0%
55.0%
Grade 10
26.3%
34.5%
46.8%
53.2%
Grade 11
28.7%
37.8%
49.2%
50.8%
Grade 12
27.5%
37.8%
54.4%
45.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
21.1%
29.6%
41.4%
58.6%
Grade 7
11.7%
16.9%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 8
22.1%
30.6%
40.1%
59.9%
Grade 9
22.9%
32.2%
43.2%
56.8%

Grade 10
24.6%
32.5%
45.8%
54.2%
Grade 11
25.3%
35.7%
48.3%
51.7%
Grade 12
21.0%
32.0%
52.0%
48.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
5.9%
9.5%
15.7%
84.3%
Grade 7
4.1%
7.0%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 8
7.8%
10.6%
16.1%
83.9%
Grade 9
5.6%
9.3%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 10
7.5%
11.3%
19.4%
80.6%
Grade 11
6.8%
10.7%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 12
2.8%
8.4%
19.3%
80.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
10.1%
14.1%
19.0%
81.0%
Grade 7
4.0%
5.7%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 8
8.3%
12.3%
15.6%
84.4%
Grade 9
11.1%
14.7%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 10
11.1%
16.5%
20.7%
79.3%
Grade 11
12.7%
17.8%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 12
16.1%
21.6%
28.4%
71.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
9.7%
13.7%
18.4%
81.6%
Grade 7
3.0%
4.7%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 8
7.1%
10.9%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 9
11.2%
15.0%
20.5%
79.5%
Grade 10
11.0%
16.1%
20.2%
79.8%
Grade 11
12.5%
18.1%
25.1%
74.9%
Grade 12
15.5%
20.5%
27.4%
72.6%

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Table B2 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
2.8%
4.7%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 7
2.2%
3.0%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
2.7%
5.1%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 9
3.8%
6.0%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 10
2.2%
4.8%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 11
2.5%
4.0%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 12
3.1%
5.1%
7.8%
92.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
2.7%
4.0%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 7
1.8%
2.3%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 8
1.5%
3.2%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 9
3.7%
4.0%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 10
3.2%
6.0%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 11
2.1%
4.3%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 12
3.6%
4.9%
7.2%
92.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
4.3%
6.4%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 7
1.9%
3.5%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 8
4.5%
7.5%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 9
5.8%
8.1%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 10
3.0%
4.7%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 11
4.5%
6.8%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
5.6%
7.3%
10.5%
89.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
5.5%
8.2%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 7
2.5%
3.3%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 8
3.1%
6.8%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 9
8.2%
11.4%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 10
4.3%
7.6%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 11
6.3%
8.1%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 12
8.2%
11.2%
15.0%
85.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
9.0%
13.6%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 7
6.8%
8.8%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 8
10.7%
17.8%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 9
11.7%
16.8%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 10
7.8%
13.3%
17.9%
82.1%

Grade 11
6.5%
10.9%
17.8%
82.2%
Grade 12
8.6%
12.3%
20.2%
79.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
1.4%
2.1%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 7
2.5%
3.6%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
2.7%
3.5%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 9
0.9%
1.5%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.8%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 12
0.3%
1.7%
3.1%
96.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
1.7%
2.2%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.6%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.4%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.0%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 10
2.1%
3.1%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 11
0.8%
1.2%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 12
2.5%
2.8%
3.9%
96.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
1.4%
2.2%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 7
1.8%
2.9%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 8
2.8%
4.3%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.3%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.3%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 11
0.7%
1.1%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 12
* %
0.7%
1.4%
98.6%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B3:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
22.9%
31.1%
50.1%
49.9%
Grade 7
16.0%
21.1%
42.2%
57.8%
Grade 8
25.4%
33.9%
48.5%
51.5%
Grade 9
22.2%
29.9%
47.3%
52.7%
Grade 10
23.6%
32.7%
55.5%
44.5%
Grade 11
28.1%
38.7%
56.2%
43.8%
Grade 12
23.3%
33.0%
55.7%
44.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
37.8%
51.9%
71.7%
28.3%
Grade 7
26.6%
36.5%
63.3%
36.7%
Grade 8
37.1%
47.9%
63.7%
36.3%
Grade 9
37.9%
51.9%
72.2%
27.8%
Grade 10
41.8%
59.3%
76.8%
23.2%
Grade 11
41.7%
59.8%
77.9%
22.1%
Grade 12
44.5%
60.8%
79.8%
20.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
10.8%
15.1%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 7
20.1%
26.2%
36.0%
64.0%
Grade 8
16.2%
22.4%
31.0%
69.0%
Grade 9
9.5%
15.6%
23.9%
76.1%
Grade 10
8.2%
10.8%
17.4%
82.6%
Grade 11
5.2%
6.6%
14.6%
85.4%
Grade 12
2.2%
3.1%
8.9%
91.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
15.1%
21.1%
30.7%
69.3%
Grade 7
12.2%
14.2%
21.0%
79.0%
Grade 8
14.9%
22.3%
30.1%
69.9%
Grade 9
17.0%
22.9%
33.5%
66.5%
Grade 10
16.6%
25.2%
33.8%
66.2%
Grade 11
17.6%
24.5%
36.6%
63.4%
Grade 12
10.8%
16.4%
29.2%
70.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
11.8%
17.4%
26.1%
73.9%
Grade 7
7.6%
9.6%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 8
10.5%
17.4%
24.2%
75.8%
Grade 9
13.7%
18.7%
27.6%
72.4%

Grade 10
14.5%
21.6%
31.4%
68.6%
Grade 11
15.2%
22.2%
32.2%
67.8%
Grade 12
8.7%
15.1%
27.7%
72.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
2.4%
4.2%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 7
1.5%
1.9%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 8
2.3%
4.0%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 9
1.8%
3.0%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 10
3.4%
5.9%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 11
4.5%
6.5%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 12
1.7%
5.2%
12.2%
87.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
4.3%
6.4%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 7
2.7%
4.1%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 8
3.1%
5.1%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 9
4.7%
7.2%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 10
6.0%
8.7%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 11
5.3%
7.4%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 12
4.3%
5.7%
10.0%
90.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
3.9%
5.9%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 7
1.9%
3.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
2.5%
4.4%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 9
4.5%
7.1%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 10
5.6%
8.3%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 11
5.0%
6.9%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 12
4.3%
5.8%
10.1%
89.9%

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Spring 1998
Table B3 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
1.1%
1.8%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.6%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
1.6%
2.8%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.8%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 10
1.1%
1.7%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.2%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.9%
99.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
1.2%
2.0%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 7
0.9%
1.6%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
1.2%
1.9%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 9
1.3%
2.8%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.7%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.5%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 12
1.7%
2.0%
3.7%
96.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
3.4%
5.6%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 7
3.7%
3.9%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 8
3.1%
5.3%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 9
4.0%
7.1%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 10
4.1%
7.9%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 11
3.3%
5.2%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 12
1.5%
3.0%
6.8%
93.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
3.9%
5.8%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 7
3.2%
3.2%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
1.7%
3.6%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 9
5.7%
8.8%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 10
5.8%
8.1%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 11
4.5%
6.7%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 12
1.8%
3.0%
8.0%
92.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
7.8%
13.2%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 7
7.1%
9.0%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 8
8.5%
15.5%
22.4%
77.6%
Grade 9
10.4%
18.4%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 10
9.1%
14.7%
18.7%
81.3%

Grade 11
6.1%
10.4%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 12
3.2%
6.8%
13.0%
87.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
0.6%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
1.2%
2.0%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.2%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.4%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 10
* %
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 11
* %
1.0%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.3%
99.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
0.7%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.0%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.3%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.2%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 10
0.9%
0.9%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 11
0.3%
1.0%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 12
0.9%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
0.6%
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
1.0%
2.0%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.2%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.2%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
0.9%
1.2%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 11
* %
* %
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.3%
99.7%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B4:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
33.3%
37.9%
56.5%
43.5%
Grade 7
16.2%
18.9%
43.2%
56.8%
Grade 8
26.7%
35.6%
60.0%
40.0%
Grade 9
35.7%
40.5%
52.4%
47.6%
Grade 10
27.0%
32.4%
59.5%
40.5%
Grade 11
54.5%
54.5%
59.1%
40.9%
Grade 12
51.6%
54.8%
71.0%
29.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
41.9%
52.1%
73.1%
26.9%
Grade 7
16.2%
24.3%
64.9%
35.1%
Grade 8
29.5%
40.9%
63.6%
36.4%
Grade 9
55.8%
65.1%
76.7%
23.3%
Grade 10
44.4%
55.6%
69.4%
30.6%
Grade 11
54.5%
59.1%
86.4%
13.6%
Grade 12
51.6%
67.7%
83.9%
16.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
11.9%
17.0%
22.5%
77.5%
Grade 7
11.1%
11.1%
13.9%
86.1%
Grade 8
22.2%
24.4%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 9
11.6%
20.9%
25.6%
74.4%
Grade 10
5.7%
14.3%
22.9%
77.1%
Grade 11
18.2%
22.7%
22.7%
77.3%
Grade 12
* %
3.2%
9.7%
90.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
20.5%
27.8%
35.8%
64.2%
Grade 7
8.1%
10.8%
21.6%
78.4%
Grade 8
8.9%
22.2%
28.9%
71.1%
Grade 9
32.6%
39.5%
41.9%
58.1%
Grade 10
16.2%
24.3%
32.4%
67.6%
Grade 11
31.8%
31.8%
50.0%
50.0%
Grade 12
25.8%
35.5%
45.2%
54.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
16.7%
23.9%
32.4%
67.6%
Grade 7
2.8%
5.6%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 8
6.7%
15.6%
24.4%
75.6%
Grade 9
30.0%
40.0%
42.5%
57.5%

Grade 10
13.5%
21.6%
32.4%
67.6%
Grade 11
31.8%
31.8%
40.9%
59.1%
Grade 12
16.1%
25.8%
45.2%
54.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
2.9%
4.4%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 7
2.6%
2.6%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 8
* %
2.2%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 9
4.5%
6.8%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 10
5.4%
8.1%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 11
4.5%
4.5%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 12
* %
* %
9.7%
90.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
8.7%
14.0%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 7
* %
* %
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
* %
9.8%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 9
17.9%
23.1%
25.6%
74.4%
Grade 10
8.6%
14.3%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 11
14.3%
14.3%
19.0%
81.0%
Grade 12
9.7%
19.4%
25.8%
74.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
8.7%
14.3%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
10.3%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 9
19.4%
25.0%
27.8%
72.2%
Grade 10
6.1%
12.1%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 11
14.3%
14.3%
19.0%
81.0%
Grade 12
10.3%
20.7%
24.1%
75.9%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B4 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
4.0%
6.5%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 8
* %
4.9%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 9
8.1%
10.8%
18.9%
81.1%
Grade 10
3.1%
6.2%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 11
9.5%
9.5%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 12
3.2%
6.5%
9.7%
90.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
3.4%
5.0%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 7
* %
* %
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 8
* %
2.5%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 9
7.9%
10.5%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 10
* %
3.0%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 11
9.5%
9.5%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 12
3.3%
3.3%
10.0%
90.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
6.5%
10.6%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 7
3.4%
6.9%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 8
2.6%
10.5%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 9
12.8%
15.4%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 10
3.0%
9.1%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 11
11.8%
11.8%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 12
3.3%
6.7%
10.0%
90.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
7.0%
10.1%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 7
* %
3.3%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 8
2.6%
7.7%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 9
13.5%
16.2%
18.9%
81.1%
Grade 10
3.2%
6.5%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 11
15.0%
15.0%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 12
6.7%
10.0%
13.3%
86.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
6.0%
12.6%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 7
* %
3.0%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 8
5.0%
12.5%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 9
5.6%
16.7%
25.0%
75.0%
Grade 10
2.9%
11.8%
11.8%
88.2%

Grade 11
26.3%
26.3%
26.3%
73.7%
Grade 12
3.7%
7.4%
14.8%
85.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
2.4%
2.9%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 7
6.7%
6.7%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 8
* %
2.6%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 9
5.6%
5.6%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
0.5%
1.2%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 8
2.9%
2.9%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 9
* %
2.9%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
* %
* %
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
2.1%
2.1%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 7
3.3%
3.3%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 8
5.3%
5.3%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 9
2.6%
2.6%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
* %
* %
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 11
* %
* %
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B5:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Black students

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
24.9%
40.1%
48.4%
51.6%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
43.6%
62.7%
66.8%
33.2%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
18.3%
22.4%
37.0%
63.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
21.6%
29.5%
29.5%
70.5%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
17.8%
26.5%
26.5%
73.5%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
3.9%
7.9%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
9.0%
14.9%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
9.0%
14.9%
14.9%
85.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

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Spring 1998
Table B5 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
4.8%
11.2%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
* %
5.9%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
8.7%
8.7%
23.5%
76.5%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
5.4%
5.4%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
11.7%
11.7%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B6:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
26.8%
36.6%
55.4%
44.6%
Grade 7
17.7%
24.9%
45.3%
54.7%
Grade 8
28.3%
39.9%
54.5%
45.5%
Grade 9
27.1%
36.4%
54.3%
45.7%
Grade 10
27.0%
37.2%
57.3%
42.7%
Grade 11
31.5%
41.9%
60.9%
39.1%
Grade 12
32.2%
43.0%
65.4%
34.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
40.3%
54.3%
73.3%
26.7%
Grade 7
27.7%
38.6%
62.5%
37.5%
Grade 8
41.5%
53.2%
68.9%
31.1%
Grade 9
38.4%
53.7%
72.0%
28.0%
Grade 10
44.7%
61.2%
78.8%
21.2%
Grade 11
44.9%
60.8%
79.3%
20.7%
Grade 12
50.0%
64.1%
84.2%
15.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
11.3%
15.4%
24.1%
75.9%
Grade 7
19.4%
24.4%
33.5%
66.5%
Grade 8
16.7%
23.1%
33.1%
66.9%
Grade 9
10.3%
15.2%
24.4%
75.6%
Grade 10
8.4%
11.9%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 11
5.2%
7.0%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 12
3.5%
4.9%
11.9%
88.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
19.7%
26.7%
36.8%
63.2%
Grade 7
13.4%
17.0%
24.8%
75.2%
Grade 8
21.4%
29.2%
36.9%
63.1%
Grade 9
21.1%
28.1%
38.3%
61.7%
Grade 10
21.8%
29.9%
40.3%
59.7%
Grade 11
22.0%
30.0%
41.6%
58.4%
Grade 12
18.8%
26.6%
41.4%
58.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
16.2%
23.2%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 7
9.8%
13.6%
20.2%
79.8%
Grade 8
17.2%
24.8%
33.1%
66.9%
Grade 9
16.9%
23.8%
33.7%
66.3%

Grade 10
19.9%
27.3%
38.6%
61.4%
Grade 11
19.3%
27.9%
39.0%
61.0%
Grade 12
14.5%
23.2%
39.2%
60.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
4.2%
6.8%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 7
3.0%
4.7%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 8
5.3%
7.5%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 9
3.6%
5.9%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 10
5.4%
8.4%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 11
5.6%
8.3%
14.4%
85.6%
Grade 12
2.3%
7.0%
15.8%
84.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
6.9%
10.0%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 7
3.2%
4.9%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 8
6.1%
9.0%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 9
6.9%
10.0%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 10
8.4%
12.7%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 11
8.2%
11.7%
17.8%
82.2%
Grade 12
10.2%
13.5%
18.7%
81.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
6.4%
9.4%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 7
2.2%
3.8%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 8
5.2%
7.8%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 9
6.7%
9.9%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 10
8.2%
12.3%
16.0%
84.0%
Grade 11
8.0%
11.8%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 12
9.8%
12.8%
18.2%
81.8%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B6 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
1.8%
3.0%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 7
2.0%
2.8%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 8
2.4%
4.2%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 9
2.0%
3.2%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 10
1.5%
3.1%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 11
1.3%
2.0%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 12
1.3%
2.2%
3.8%
96.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
1.7%
2.8%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
1.2%
1.9%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 8
1.5%
2.7%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 9
2.2%
2.9%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 10
1.9%
3.6%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 11
1.3%
2.6%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 12
2.3%
3.1%
4.9%
95.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
3.7%
5.8%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 7
2.7%
3.5%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 8
4.1%
6.5%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 9
4.3%
7.0%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 10
3.6%
6.3%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 11
3.6%
5.7%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 12
3.5%
5.1%
8.4%
91.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
4.5%
6.8%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 7
3.0%
3.3%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
2.4%
5.2%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 9
6.7%
9.6%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 10
5.1%
7.9%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 11
4.9%
7.1%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 12
4.5%
6.7%
11.0%
89.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
8.5%
13.4%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 7
6.8%
8.8%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 8
10.4%
17.3%
23.2%
76.8%
Grade 9
11.1%
17.7%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 10
9.0%
14.1%
18.8%
81.2%

Grade 11
5.8%
10.4%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 12
5.6%
9.3%
16.7%
83.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
0.8%
1.5%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 7
1.4%
2.5%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.4%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 9
0.9%
1.4%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 10
0.2%
0.4%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.8%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
1.1%
1.4%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 7
0.6%
1.0%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 9
1.4%
1.7%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 10
1.5%
2.0%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 12
1.8%
2.0%
2.8%
97.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
0.8%
1.5%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 7
1.1%
2.1%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 8
1.6%
2.6%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 9
0.9%
1.5%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.2%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.6%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 12
* %
0.4%
0.7%
99.3%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B7:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students reporting A and B grades

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
23.3%
32.2%
51.3%
48.7%
Grade 7
13.7%
20.3%
40.3%
59.7%
Grade 8
24.6%
34.3%
49.1%
50.9%
Grade 9
21.8%
29.4%
48.0%
52.0%
Grade 10
22.3%
31.7%
52.6%
47.4%
Grade 11
28.1%
38.5%
57.9%
42.1%
Grade 12
31.8%
42.4%
64.6%
35.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
37.4%
51.2%
71.1%
28.9%
Grade 7
24.0%
34.3%
59.1%
40.9%
Grade 8
36.1%
48.0%
66.0%
34.0%
Grade 9
36.5%
51.1%
70.0%
30.0%
Grade 10
40.4%
57.3%
75.9%
24.1%
Grade 11
41.9%
58.5%
77.1%
22.9%
Grade 12
48.7%
61.4%
82.1%
17.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
8.8%
11.9%
19.5%
80.5%
Grade 7
14.4%
19.8%
28.4%
71.6%
Grade 8
14.0%
19.5%
28.6%
71.4%
Grade 9
8.3%
11.2%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 10
6.2%
8.1%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 11
5.5%
6.5%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 12
2.7%
3.8%
10.3%
89.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
15.1%
21.5%
31.1%
68.9%
Grade 7
9.7%
13.4%
20.5%
79.5%
Grade 8
13.4%
21.0%
28.3%
71.7%
Grade 9
16.5%
22.1%
31.8%
68.2%
Grade 10
16.3%
24.4%
33.4%
66.6%
Grade 11
18.3%
25.4%
37.0%
63.0%
Grade 12
16.8%
23.9%
37.1%
62.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
12.3%
18.4%
27.8%
72.2%
Grade 7
7.3%
11.2%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 8
10.7%
17.4%
25.1%
74.9%
Grade 9
12.9%
18.4%
27.4%
72.6%

Grade 10
14.5%
21.6%
31.4%
68.6%
Grade 11
15.4%
22.6%
33.7%
66.3%
Grade 12
13.4%
20.4%
35.0%
65.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
3.2%
5.9%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 7
2.3%
4.1%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 8
2.7%
5.0%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 9
2.9%
5.1%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 10
4.5%
7.7%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 11
5.3%
8.2%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 12
1.9%
6.3%
14.5%
85.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
4.8%
6.9%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.4%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 8
2.8%
4.9%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 9
4.8%
6.7%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 10
6.4%
9.6%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 11
6.4%
8.6%
13.7%
86.3%
Grade 12
7.9%
10.5%
16.0%
84.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
4.7%
6.7%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 7
1.2%
2.2%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 8
2.7%
4.5%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 9
4.7%
6.6%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 10
6.2%
9.2%
12.3%
87.7%
Grade 11
6.4%
8.5%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 12
7.7%
10.0%
15.6%
84.4%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B7 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
1.1%
1.9%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.2%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
0.6%
2.0%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.2%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 10
0.9%
2.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.9%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.5%
2.7%
97.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
1.3%
2.2%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 8
1.0%
2.1%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 9
1.3%
2.1%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 10
1.7%
3.1%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 11
0.9%
1.9%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 12
2.1%
3.0%
4.6%
95.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
2.5%
4.2%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 7
2.1%
3.0%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 8
2.2%
4.0%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 9
2.7%
4.2%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 10
1.9%
3.9%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 11
3.4%
5.5%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 12
3.0%
4.7%
8.2%
91.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
3.1%
4.6%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.1%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
1.3%
3.2%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 9
4.1%
5.8%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 10
3.2%
4.6%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 11
4.4%
6.4%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 12
4.2%
5.7%
10.3%
89.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
6.1%
10.0%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 7
5.4%
7.3%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 8
7.4%
12.8%
18.1%
81.9%
Grade 9
6.8%
11.7%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 10
6.8%
10.9%
14.2%
85.8%

Grade 11
4.7%
8.0%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 12
4.5%
7.8%
14.5%
85.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
0.7%
1.2%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.8%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.5%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
0.9%
1.3%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 10
0.6%
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 11
0.2%
1.2%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.7%
1.3%
98.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
0.9%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
0.7%
0.7%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.3%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.5%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 10
1.4%
1.8%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.9%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 12
1.3%
1.3%
2.1%
97.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
0.5%
0.9%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
0.5%
1.2%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 8
1.1%
1.8%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
0.5%
0.9%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 10
0.6%
0.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.7%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.2%
99.8%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B8:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
39.4%
51.3%
69.2%
30.8%
Grade 7
27.9%
35.1%
57.4%
42.6%
Grade 8
35.8%
51.9%
68.7%
31.3%
Grade 9
45.8%
59.2%
72.1%
27.9%
Grade 10
42.8%
55.2%
75.9%
24.1%
Grade 11
47.2%
56.9%
74.3%
25.7%
Grade 12
38.3%
51.1%
73.4%
26.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
48.6%
62.4%
79.1%
20.9%
Grade 7
35.9%
47.0%
69.7%
30.3%
Grade 8
50.0%
62.0%
74.4%
25.6%
Grade 9
50.2%
64.7%
80.1%
19.9%
Grade 10
55.2%
69.9%
85.3%
14.7%
Grade 11
57.2%
71.0%
87.6%
12.4%
Grade 12
48.4%
71.6%
89.5%
10.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
19.2%
26.6%
38.0%
62.0%
Grade 7
30.3%
33.5%
43.7%
56.3%
Grade 8
24.7%
31.6%
42.9%
57.1%
Grade 9
17.0%
29.0%
40.7%
59.3%
Grade 10
16.3%
25.2%
37.4%
62.6%
Grade 11
7.6%
13.1%
26.2%
73.8%
Grade 12
5.3%
9.6%
19.1%
80.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
33.8%
42.5%
54.2%
45.8%
Grade 7
21.2%
24.3%
34.5%
65.5%
Grade 8
38.2%
48.0%
56.5%
43.5%
Grade 9
37.6%
47.1%
57.0%
43.0%
Grade 10
38.9%
48.6%
64.6%
35.4%
Grade 11
36.8%
48.6%
61.1%
38.9%
Grade 12
30.5%
42.1%
65.3%
34.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
28.5%
38.0%
50.9%
49.1%
Grade 7
14.6%
17.9%
27.6%
72.4%
Grade 8
31.4%
42.1%
51.2%
48.8%
Grade 9
32.6%
42.1%
54.1%
45.9%

Grade 10
37.0%
46.4%
65.2%
34.8%
Grade 11
34.0%
47.5%
60.3%
39.7%
Grade 12
21.3%
39.4%
64.9%
35.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
6.6%
9.0%
15.6%
84.4%
Grade 7
3.5%
4.7%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 8
11.4%
13.8%
19.7%
80.3%
Grade 9
5.2%
7.6%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 10
8.0%
11.3%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 11
6.8%
9.5%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 12
4.2%
9.4%
21.9%
78.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
14.3%
20.0%
25.2%
74.8%
Grade 7
8.5%
11.1%
14.9%
85.1%
Grade 8
13.0%
18.8%
22.9%
77.1%
Grade 9
15.8%
21.6%
26.6%
73.4%
Grade 10
16.8%
23.7%
29.0%
71.0%
Grade 11
15.8%
23.7%
33.1%
66.9%
Grade 12
22.0%
29.7%
35.2%
64.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
13.2%
19.1%
24.1%
75.9%
Grade 7
5.8%
8.0%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 8
10.7%
16.5%
20.4%
79.6%
Grade 9
16.3%
22.7%
27.6%
72.4%
Grade 10
16.0%
23.2%
28.8%
71.2%
Grade 11
14.7%
23.5%
33.1%
66.9%
Grade 12
22.0%
29.7%
35.2%
64.8%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B8 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
4.6%
7.1%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 7
5.3%
6.7%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 8
6.5%
9.5%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 9
4.3%
7.6%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 10
5.0%
6.6%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 11
2.3%
4.5%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 12
3.3%
6.7%
11.1%
88.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
3.8%
5.2%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 7
2.7%
3.7%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 8
2.5%
3.9%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 9
5.6%
7.0%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 10
1.6%
4.1%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
4.4%
6.6%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 12
5.4%
5.4%
9.8%
90.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
7.9%
11.7%
14.9%
85.1%
Grade 7
4.9%
5.4%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 8
8.2%
13.0%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 9
10.9%
16.7%
20.8%
79.2%
Grade 10
10.7%
17.4%
22.3%
77.7%
Grade 11
5.3%
7.6%
12.9%
87.1%
Grade 12
5.7%
6.8%
10.2%
89.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
9.5%
14.3%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 7
6.5%
6.5%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 8
5.2%
10.9%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 9
14.8%
21.4%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 10
11.8%
21.0%
23.5%
76.5%
Grade 11
7.8%
10.2%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 12
8.0%
13.6%
17.0%
83.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
16.0%
24.5%
32.9%
67.1%
Grade 7
11.2%
13.5%
23.8%
76.2%
Grade 8
15.6%
27.3%
34.6%
65.4%
Grade 9
23.6%
35.0%
40.4%
59.6%
Grade 10
15.1%
25.4%
34.1%
65.9%

Grade 11
11.9%
20.0%
31.1%
68.9%
Grade 12
13.3%
18.9%
28.9%
71.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
1.7%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 7
2.9%
4.9%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 8
3.7%
4.8%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 9
1.6%
2.2%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 10
* %
1.7%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
1.1%
4.5%
95.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
2.2%
2.9%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 7
1.5%
2.6%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 8
2.2%
2.2%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
3.2%
3.8%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 10
1.8%
2.6%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 11
0.8%
1.7%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 12
3.5%
4.7%
7.0%
93.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
2.4%
3.8%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 7
3.9%
5.8%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 8
3.4%
4.9%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 9
3.2%
4.2%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
0.8%
2.5%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 12
* %
2.2%
4.5%
95.5%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B9:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students living with two parents

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
25.7%
34.8%
52.4%
47.6%
Grade 7
15.3%
21.9%
41.0%
59.0%
Grade 8
27.6%
37.2%
50.5%
49.5%
Grade 9
25.7%
34.6%
50.2%
49.8%
Grade 10
26.1%
35.4%
55.0%
45.0%
Grade 11
29.6%
40.8%
60.1%
39.9%
Grade 12
33.5%
43.7%
65.1%
34.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
38.6%
52.0%
70.7%
29.3%
Grade 7
26.2%
36.1%
59.9%
40.1%
Grade 8
39.2%
49.1%
66.2%
33.8%
Grade 9
38.5%
53.1%
69.6%
30.4%
Grade 10
42.6%
58.3%
76.2%
23.8%
Grade 11
42.0%
58.8%
77.3%
22.7%
Grade 12
47.2%
62.4%
81.5%
18.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
11.0%
14.9%
22.6%
77.4%
Grade 7
18.5%
23.6%
32.5%
67.5%
Grade 8
16.2%
22.3%
31.1%
68.9%
Grade 9
9.8%
14.5%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 10
8.0%
10.9%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 11
6.3%
7.9%
14.4%
85.6%
Grade 12
2.9%
4.2%
10.6%
89.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
17.7%
24.1%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 7
11.3%
14.4%
21.5%
78.5%
Grade 8
18.4%
24.7%
31.7%
68.3%
Grade 9
19.5%
26.2%
35.4%
64.6%
Grade 10
18.4%
26.4%
36.6%
63.4%
Grade 11
20.5%
29.0%
38.6%
61.4%
Grade 12
18.2%
25.2%
38.8%
61.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
14.4%
20.9%
30.0%
70.0%
Grade 7
8.0%
11.1%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 8
14.8%
21.1%
28.2%
71.8%
Grade 9
15.7%
22.2%
31.1%
68.9%

Grade 10
16.5%
24.3%
34.9%
65.1%
Grade 11
18.0%
26.7%
36.2%
63.8%
Grade 12
13.9%
21.5%
36.6%
63.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
4.1%
6.4%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 7
2.9%
4.2%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 8
5.0%
6.7%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 9
3.7%
5.7%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 10
5.2%
8.4%
14.9%
85.1%
Grade 11
5.4%
8.0%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 12
2.5%
6.6%
14.6%
85.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
6.2%
8.9%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 7
3.1%
4.4%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 8
4.8%
7.4%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 9
6.5%
8.9%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 10
6.5%
10.3%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 11
8.4%
12.0%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 12
9.4%
12.2%
17.3%
82.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
5.8%
8.3%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 7
2.4%
3.4%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 8
3.9%
6.3%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 9
6.2%
8.8%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 10
6.3%
9.7%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 11
8.3%
12.1%
17.3%
82.7%
Grade 12
8.9%
11.3%
16.7%
83.3%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B9 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
1.8%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 7
1.8%
2.5%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 8
2.1%
3.4%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 9
2.2%
2.8%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 10
1.5%
3.2%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.4%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 12
1.3%
2.2%
4.0%
96.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
1.4%
2.5%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.3%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 8
1.2%
2.5%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 9
1.5%
2.7%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 10
1.7%
3.6%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.6%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 12
1.7%
2.4%
4.1%
95.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
3.0%
4.9%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.8%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
4.0%
6.0%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 9
3.1%
5.7%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 10
3.1%
5.8%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 11
3.1%
4.8%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 12
2.9%
3.9%
7.3%
92.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
3.6%
5.6%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 7
2.3%
2.9%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 8
2.2%
4.0%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 9
4.4%
7.1%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 10
3.7%
6.8%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 11
4.7%
6.9%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 12
4.5%
6.3%
10.5%
89.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
7.5%
11.7%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 7
6.2%
7.2%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 8
9.1%
14.7%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 9
10.0%
15.7%
22.0%
78.0%
Grade 10
7.3%
12.2%
15.2%
84.8%

Grade 11
5.3%
9.9%
17.3%
82.7%
Grade 12
5.0%
8.1%
14.8%
85.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
0.8%
1.3%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.3%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.7%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.9%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 11
* %
0.8%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 12
* %
0.2%
1.6%
98.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
0.8%
1.0%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.7%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
0.5%
0.5%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 10
1.1%
1.4%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.5%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 12
1.8%
2.1%
3.0%
97.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
1.0%
1.5%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.1%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 8
1.9%
2.9%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.4%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 10
0.4%
1.1%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
0.2%
0.9%
99.1%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B10:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students not living with two parents

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
30.9%
41.9%
63.4%
36.6%
Grade 7
23.8%
31.3%
56.3%
43.7%
Grade 8
27.5%
43.5%
63.7%
36.3%
Grade 9
34.8%
44.9%
64.8%
35.2%
Grade 10
29.0%
40.1%
63.6%
36.4%
Grade 11
39.1%
47.7%
65.5%
34.5%
Grade 12
30.8%
43.6%
67.7%
32.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
44.2%
59.1%
78.7%
21.3%
Grade 7
30.1%
42.3%
68.3%
31.7%
Grade 8
41.3%
58.7%
73.7%
26.3%
Grade 9
44.8%
59.5%
79.8%
20.2%
Grade 10
46.5%
64.1%
82.0%
18.0%
Grade 11
52.8%
68.2%
84.6%
15.4%
Grade 12
53.1%
64.8%
87.2%
12.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
12.4%
17.0%
27.7%
72.3%
Grade 7
19.9%
23.9%
33.9%
66.1%
Grade 8
18.8%
24.1%
36.0%
64.0%
Grade 9
13.1%
19.9%
31.1%
68.9%
Grade 10
9.1%
14.1%
25.0%
75.0%
Grade 11
5.1%
8.1%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 12
4.1%
6.2%
14.4%
85.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
24.8%
33.0%
45.2%
54.8%
Grade 7
17.8%
22.5%
32.8%
67.2%
Grade 8
24.9%
37.5%
46.7%
53.3%
Grade 9
28.4%
35.4%
47.1%
52.9%
Grade 10
27.4%
36.5%
47.0%
53.0%
Grade 11
27.6%
34.7%
51.5%
48.5%
Grade 12
20.6%
30.4%
46.9%
53.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
20.9%
29.2%
41.8%
58.2%
Grade 7
13.9%
18.8%
28.2%
71.8%
Grade 8
20.3%
31.6%
42.2%
57.8%
Grade 9
24.2%
32.1%
43.7%
56.3%

Grade 10
25.4%
31.9%
45.1%
54.9%
Grade 11
23.7%
32.0%
47.4%
52.6%
Grade 12
16.1%
27.6%
45.8%
54.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
4.1%
7.6%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 7
2.7%
5.1%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 8
5.3%
9.1%
13.2%
86.8%
Grade 9
3.4%
6.5%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 10
5.8%
9.0%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 11
6.0%
9.5%
19.5%
80.5%
Grade 12
1.5%
7.1%
17.3%
82.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
9.1%
13.0%
18.4%
81.6%
Grade 7
4.1%
6.2%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 8
7.7%
11.8%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 9
10.1%
14.7%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 10
13.0%
17.4%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 11
9.0%
12.2%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 12
11.6%
16.3%
22.6%
77.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
8.7%
12.8%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 7
2.6%
5.2%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 8
7.3%
11.2%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 9
10.3%
15.1%
19.4%
80.6%
Grade 10
12.4%
17.3%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 11
8.6%
11.9%
21.1%
78.9%
Grade 12
11.8%
16.6%
22.5%
77.5%

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Spring 1998
Table B10 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
2.1%
4.0%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 7
2.7%
3.5%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 8
1.8%
4.8%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 9
2.6%
5.7%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 10
2.1%
3.1%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.8%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 12
1.7%
2.8%
4.4%
95.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
3.1%
4.2%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 7
2.7%
3.5%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 8
1.8%
2.6%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 9
4.6%
5.0%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
2.0%
4.0%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 11
2.2%
3.8%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 12
4.9%
5.9%
8.6%
91.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
5.7%
8.5%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 7
6.3%
6.3%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 8
2.8%
6.9%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 9
9.0%
12.2%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 10
4.7%
7.8%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 11
5.6%
8.3%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 12
4.4%
7.7%
11.6%
88.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
7.1%
10.0%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 7
4.2%
4.2%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 8
2.3%
7.8%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 9
13.2%
17.8%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 10
7.8%
9.8%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 11
6.8%
8.5%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 12
5.5%
8.2%
13.1%
86.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
10.4%
17.2%
24.2%
75.8%
Grade 7
8.6%
13.1%
20.7%
79.3%
Grade 8
11.1%
21.3%
30.2%
69.8%
Grade 9
13.1%
21.6%
25.8%
74.2%
Grade 10
11.3%
18.6%
25.8%
74.2%

Grade 11
8.6%
12.4%
19.9%
80.1%
Grade 12
7.7%
12.6%
20.8%
79.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
1.3%
2.1%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 7
2.4%
3.9%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 8
2.7%
3.6%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 9
0.9%
1.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.5%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.2%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
0.6%
2.2%
2.2%
97.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
1.9%
2.7%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 7
2.1%
3.1%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.4%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
3.3%
4.3%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 10
1.6%
2.7%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 11
1.2%
2.4%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 12
1.1%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
1.0%
1.7%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 7
1.0%
3.3%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
1.3%
1.7%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 10
1.5%
1.5%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 11
* %
* %
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 12
* %
0.5%
0.5%
99.5%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B11:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students who would seek help from adults for substance abuse problems

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
24.0%
33.0%
52.8%
47.2%
Grade 7
15.7%
21.7%
43.2%
56.8%
Grade 8
24.6%
34.5%
49.9%
50.1%
Grade 9
24.2%
32.7%
50.8%
49.2%
Grade 10
23.9%
32.4%
55.1%
44.9%
Grade 11
28.7%
40.4%
60.6%
39.4%
Grade 12
29.6%
40.3%
62.9%
37.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
37.6%
51.2%
71.3%
28.7%
Grade 7
24.6%
34.4%
60.9%
39.1%
Grade 8
37.3%
47.8%
64.7%
35.3%
Grade 9
37.2%
51.4%
70.4%
29.6%
Grade 10
40.8%
57.7%
76.2%
23.8%
Grade 11
43.4%
60.1%
78.7%
21.3%
Grade 12
46.7%
61.8%
82.5%
17.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
9.5%
12.9%
21.1%
78.9%
Grade 7
17.1%
21.5%
30.7%
69.3%
Grade 8
13.5%
18.1%
27.6%
72.4%
Grade 9
8.4%
13.0%
21.7%
78.3%
Grade 10
6.7%
9.3%
16.2%
83.8%
Grade 11
5.5%
7.0%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 12
2.6%
4.2%
10.0%
90.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
16.9%
23.3%
32.9%
67.1%
Grade 7
11.7%
13.8%
20.6%
79.4%
Grade 8
17.6%
24.6%
32.4%
67.6%
Grade 9
18.6%
25.2%
34.7%
65.3%
Grade 10
17.6%
25.0%
34.6%
65.4%
Grade 11
19.8%
27.8%
38.7%
61.3%
Grade 12
16.1%
24.0%
39.0%
61.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
13.8%
20.1%
29.9%
70.1%
Grade 7
8.4%
11.1%
17.0%
83.0%
Grade 8
14.0%
21.0%
29.3%
70.7%
Grade 9
15.2%
21.6%
30.6%
69.4%

Grade 10
16.0%
22.4%
33.1%
66.9%
Grade 11
16.6%
25.2%
35.8%
64.2%
Grade 12
12.6%
20.9%
37.1%
62.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
3.6%
6.1%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 7
2.8%
3.5%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 8
4.5%
6.7%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 9
3.0%
5.6%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 10
5.0%
8.0%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 11
4.7%
7.3%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 12
1.9%
6.2%
15.0%
85.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
5.8%
8.1%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 7
3.0%
4.0%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 8
4.8%
7.1%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 9
5.7%
7.7%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 10
6.4%
9.3%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 11
7.4%
10.7%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 12
9.2%
12.1%
17.0%
83.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
5.6%
7.8%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 7
2.2%
3.1%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
4.3%
6.2%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 9
5.8%
7.8%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 10
6.4%
9.0%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 11
7.0%
10.5%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 12
9.1%
12.0%
17.1%
82.9%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B11 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
1.5%
2.3%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.5%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 8
1.8%
3.0%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.4%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 10
1.2%
2.3%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.7%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 12
0.6%
1.4%
2.6%
97.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
1.8%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 7
1.2%
1.6%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
1.6%
2.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
2.0%
2.5%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 10
1.5%
2.7%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.8%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 12
2.7%
3.3%
5.6%
94.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
3.4%
4.9%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 7
2.6%
3.3%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 8
3.9%
5.6%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 9
4.1%
6.1%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
2.4%
4.4%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 11
4.1%
6.0%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 12
2.6%
3.9%
6.9%
93.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
3.9%
5.7%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 7
2.3%
2.6%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 8
2.0%
4.2%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 9
6.4%
8.5%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 10
3.3%
5.5%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 11
5.0%
6.5%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 12
4.0%
6.0%
10.1%
89.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
7.1%
11.5%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 7
6.3%
8.3%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 8
8.5%
13.7%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 9
8.8%
14.6%
19.7%
80.3%
Grade 10
6.7%
11.8%
15.4%
84.6%

Grade 11
5.5%
10.3%
17.1%
82.9%
Grade 12
5.5%
8.4%
15.6%
84.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
0.9%
1.2%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
1.7%
2.2%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
1.5%
2.4%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
0.9%
0.9%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
0.4%
0.6%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 11
* %
0.2%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
1.0%
1.2%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.0%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 9
1.5%
1.5%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 10
1.2%
1.4%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 11
0.7%
1.2%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
0.8%
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.0%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 8
1.5%
2.1%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
0.7%
0.9%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 10
0.6%
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.2%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.6%
99.4%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B12:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students who wouldn't seek help from adults for substance abuse problems

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
37.7%
48.3%
64.3%
35.7%
Grade 7
27.3%
37.2%
55.4%
44.6%
Grade 8
35.5%
50.3%
66.5%
33.5%
Grade 9
38.5%
46.2%
61.0%
39.0%
Grade 10
35.2%
50.0%
64.8%
35.2%
Grade 11
45.3%
52.3%
65.6%
34.4%
Grade 12
43.8%
56.3%
77.7%
22.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
50.1%
63.9%
79.3%
20.7%
Grade 7
41.7%
56.7%
71.7%
28.3%
Grade 8
49.7%
65.6%
81.5%
18.5%
Grade 9
47.5%
59.3%
75.7%
24.3%
Grade 10
50.8%
67.2%
82.8%
17.2%
Grade 11
54.0%
69.4%
82.3%
17.7%
Grade 12
60.7%
69.6%
85.7%
14.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
17.4%
23.4%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 7
28.3%
35.0%
45.8%
54.2%
Grade 8
32.5%
41.6%
51.9%
48.1%
Grade 9
14.1%
20.7%
28.3%
71.7%
Grade 10
15.6%
22.1%
35.2%
64.8%
Grade 11
8.5%
12.4%
20.2%
79.8%
Grade 12
4.5%
6.2%
19.6%
80.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
29.2%
37.7%
49.4%
50.6%
Grade 7
21.5%
28.9%
43.8%
56.2%
Grade 8
29.2%
39.6%
45.5%
54.5%
Grade 9
27.7%
33.7%
45.1%
54.9%
Grade 10
32.0%
43.4%
54.9%
45.1%
Grade 11
35.9%
45.3%
59.4%
40.6%
Grade 12
29.7%
37.8%
52.3%
47.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
24.3%
32.7%
44.5%
55.5%
Grade 7
13.6%
20.3%
31.4%
68.6%
Grade 8
23.8%
31.8%
38.4%
61.6%
Grade 9
23.6%
29.1%
41.2%
58.8%

Grade 10
27.7%
39.5%
52.9%
47.1%
Grade 11
33.1%
43.5%
56.5%
43.5%
Grade 12
23.6%
34.5%
50.9%
49.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
5.3%
8.5%
13.9%
86.1%
Grade 7
2.5%
6.6%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 8
6.3%
8.2%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 9
5.3%
7.5%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 10
4.0%
7.9%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 11
9.2%
12.3%
16.9%
83.1%
Grade 12
3.6%
8.9%
17.9%
82.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
11.0%
15.6%
22.0%
78.0%
Grade 7
6.1%
10.5%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 8
9.6%
12.3%
17.1%
82.9%
Grade 9
8.8%
12.9%
18.8%
81.2%
Grade 10
16.4%
24.1%
26.7%
73.3%
Grade 11
15.0%
19.2%
30.0%
70.0%
Grade 12
12.1%
17.8%
26.2%
73.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
9.9%
14.6%
20.5%
79.5%
Grade 7
4.6%
8.3%
13.8%
86.2%
Grade 8
7.1%
10.7%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 9
8.8%
13.1%
18.1%
81.9%
Grade 10
14.4%
22.5%
25.2%
74.8%
Grade 11
14.4%
18.6%
29.7%
70.3%
Grade 12
11.5%
16.3%
24.0%
76.0%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B12 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
3.8%
5.9%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 7
3.9%
5.9%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 8
3.6%
5.8%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 9
4.4%
5.7%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 10
2.8%
5.6%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
3.7%
7.4%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 12
3.9%
4.9%
8.7%
91.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
2.3%
4.4%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.9%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 8
0.7%
2.2%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 9
3.0%
4.8%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 10
3.6%
9.0%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 11
1.8%
4.5%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 12
1.9%
2.8%
3.8%
96.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
5.2%
9.1%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 7
4.1%
6.2%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 8
3.3%
8.3%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 9
6.6%
10.5%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 10
6.7%
12.4%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 11
3.7%
7.5%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 12
5.7%
8.6%
14.3%
85.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
6.7%
10.3%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 7
4.1%
5.1%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 8
3.1%
8.4%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 9
7.1%
10.3%
14.7%
85.3%
Grade 10
10.8%
15.3%
18.9%
81.1%
Grade 11
8.1%
12.6%
18.9%
81.1%
Grade 12
6.7%
9.5%
16.2%
83.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
13.0%
19.9%
27.4%
72.6%
Grade 7
12.0%
14.8%
26.9%
73.1%
Grade 8
14.8%
28.1%
32.6%
67.4%
Grade 9
14.1%
20.2%
27.0%
73.0%
Grade 10
15.7%
24.1%
29.6%
70.4%

Grade 11
11.3%
15.7%
27.0%
73.0%
Grade 12
7.7%
14.4%
20.2%
79.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
1.3%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 7
4.2%
6.2%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 8
1.6%
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.7%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 10
* %
* %
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 11
0.9%
3.7%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 12
* %
2.0%
4.9%
95.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
2.0%
2.8%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
2.3%
3.5%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
1.6%
1.6%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.1%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 10
2.9%
4.9%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 11
* %
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 12
5.0%
5.0%
5.9%
94.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
1.9%
3.2%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 7
3.1%
6.2%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 8
2.3%
3.8%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 9
2.6%
2.6%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 10
1.9%
3.7%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 11
0.9%
1.7%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
* %
1.9%
1.9%
98.1%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B13:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students living in town three years or less

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
27.3%
36.2%
57.0%
43.0%
Grade 7
21.1%
25.9%
52.6%
47.4%
Grade 8
25.5%
38.2%
54.2%
45.8%
Grade 9
32.3%
41.9%
61.9%
38.1%
Grade 10
23.8%
31.7%
55.0%
45.0%
Grade 11
30.1%
39.2%
57.0%
43.0%
Grade 12
31.7%
39.7%
63.5%
36.5%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
38.6%
51.1%
70.6%
29.4%
Grade 7
28.4%
38.7%
61.8%
38.2%
Grade 8
34.7%
46.8%
64.1%
35.9%
Grade 9
40.2%
53.5%
74.2%
25.8%
Grade 10
41.7%
55.8%
76.4%
23.6%
Grade 11
45.4%
60.7%
76.0%
24.0%
Grade 12
50.0%
54.7%
71.9%
28.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
13.5%
18.5%
28.0%
72.0%
Grade 7
23.1%
27.1%
36.2%
63.8%
Grade 8
16.2%
22.7%
32.0%
68.0%
Grade 9
13.6%
19.4%
31.4%
68.6%
Grade 10
11.0%
16.5%
27.5%
72.5%
Grade 11
4.9%
8.1%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 12
3.2%
4.8%
14.3%
85.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
20.9%
28.1%
38.4%
61.6%
Grade 7
14.0%
19.7%
30.1%
69.9%
Grade 8
20.8%
29.2%
36.4%
63.6%
Grade 9
25.1%
33.2%
42.9%
57.1%
Grade 10
23.4%
29.9%
42.3%
57.7%
Grade 11
18.8%
25.8%
37.1%
62.9%
Grade 12
20.6%
27.0%
42.9%
57.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
17.6%
24.9%
35.6%
64.4%
Grade 7
8.6%
14.4%
23.9%
76.1%
Grade 8
17.6%
26.5%
35.1%
64.9%
Grade 9
22.2%
30.6%
40.3%
59.7%

Grade 10
22.6%
28.2%
40.5%
59.5%
Grade 11
16.6%
22.7%
34.3%
65.7%
Grade 12
12.9%
21.0%
41.9%
58.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
3.7%
6.4%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 7
1.7%
3.8%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 8
5.1%
7.8%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 9
3.7%
6.7%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 10
3.3%
6.2%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 11
5.3%
8.0%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 12
1.5%
4.6%
15.4%
84.6%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
8.6%
11.9%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 7
5.6%
7.4%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 8
8.4%
11.3%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 9
10.5%
12.6%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 10
10.5%
16.3%
22.6%
77.4%
Grade 11
5.7%
10.3%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 12
13.8%
17.2%
24.1%
75.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
8.1%
11.3%
15.7%
84.3%
Grade 7
3.4%
5.3%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 8
6.6%
9.2%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 9
11.3%
13.6%
18.1%
81.9%
Grade 10
10.9%
16.9%
23.0%
77.0%
Grade 11
5.4%
9.6%
14.4%
85.6%
Grade 12
14.3%
17.9%
25.0%
75.0%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B13 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
2.9%
4.7%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 7
4.5%
5.5%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 8
3.9%
6.1%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 9
2.6%
5.3%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 10
1.7%
4.0%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 12
5.4%
5.4%
7.1%
92.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
2.2%
3.2%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 7
2.0%
2.5%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 8
0.9%
1.9%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 9
2.6%
4.3%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 10
2.2%
2.8%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 11
3.0%
3.0%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 12
3.5%
7.0%
12.3%
87.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
4.3%
6.6%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 7
2.7%
3.8%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 8
3.2%
5.4%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 9
5.7%
9.5%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 10
5.1%
8.0%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 11
3.7%
4.9%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 12
5.5%
7.3%
10.9%
89.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
6.3%
8.9%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 7
5.3%
6.3%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 8
1.9%
5.6%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 9
8.6%
12.2%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 10
8.0%
10.2%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 11
6.9%
8.8%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 12
7.3%
7.3%
12.7%
87.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
10.4%
15.6%
22.6%
77.4%
Grade 7
8.4%
10.9%
18.8%
81.2%
Grade 8
10.8%
17.1%
23.4%
76.6%
Grade 9
14.3%
22.3%
29.5%
70.5%
Grade 10
11.2%
15.7%
22.5%
77.5%

Grade 11
6.0%
9.5%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 12
5.4%
8.9%
14.3%
85.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
1.7%
2.2%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 7
3.2%
4.8%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 8
2.4%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 9
1.9%
1.9%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 10
0.6%
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 11
* %
0.7%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 12
1.9%
1.9%
3.8%
96.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
1.9%
2.2%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.7%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.0%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 9
3.0%
3.0%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 10
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.0%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 12
* %
* %
1.8%
98.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
1.5%
2.5%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 7
2.1%
3.6%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 8
2.3%
4.1%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.4%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 10
1.7%
2.8%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 11
* %
* %
0.6%
99.4%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B14:

Prevalence and recency of use of selected substances by grade
--> Students living in town more than three years

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tobacco
All
27.2%
37.1%
55.2%
44.8%
Grade 7
16.5%
24.1%
43.0%
57.0%
Grade 8
28.3%
39.4%
54.3%
45.7%
Grade 9
26.7%
35.8%
51.6%
48.4%
Grade 10
28.2%
38.6%
58.2%
41.8%
Grade 11
33.3%
44.4%
63.6%
36.4%
Grade 12
32.8%
43.9%
65.9%
34.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Alcohol
All
40.8%
55.0%
73.9%
26.1%
Grade 7
27.0%
37.7%
62.6%
37.4%
Grade 8
42.1%
54.0%
70.0%
30.0%
Grade 9
40.4%
55.1%
72.1%
27.9%
Grade 10
44.7%
61.7%
78.0%
22.0%
Grade 11
44.9%
61.9%
81.1%
18.9%
Grade 12
48.8%
63.8%
84.2%
15.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Inhalants
All
10.7%
14.6%
22.8%
77.2%
Grade 7
17.4%
22.5%
31.7%
68.3%
Grade 8
17.4%
23.2%
32.9%
67.1%
Grade 9
9.8%
14.9%
22.4%
77.6%
Grade 10
7.5%
10.3%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 11
6.5%
8.0%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 12
3.3%
4.6%
11.3%
88.7%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Any Illicit Drug
All
19.5%
26.3%
36.2%
63.8%
Grade 7
12.8%
15.7%
22.8%
77.2%
Grade 8
20.0%
27.6%
35.6%
64.4%
Grade 9
21.5%
27.5%
37.5%
62.5%
Grade 10
20.4%
29.5%
39.1%
60.9%
Grade 11
24.4%
32.8%
44.4%
55.6%
Grade 12
18.5%
26.5%
40.8%
59.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana
All
15.8%
22.8%
32.8%
67.2%
Grade 7
9.7%
12.6%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 8
15.9%
23.0%
31.2%
68.8%
Grade 9
16.8%
23.2%
33.0%
67.0%

Grade 10
18.3%
26.2%
37.5%
62.5%
Grade 11
21.0%
30.6%
41.6%
58.4%
Grade 12
14.5%
23.4%
38.9%
61.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Marijuana Only
All
4.3%
6.9%
12.3%
87.7%
Grade 7
3.3%
4.8%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 8
5.3%
7.3%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 9
3.6%
5.6%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 10
6.2%
9.5%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 11
5.6%
8.5%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 12
2.3%
7.0%
15.6%
84.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine or Crack
All
6.6%
9.5%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 7
2.4%
3.6%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 8
4.6%
7.5%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 9
6.6%
10.1%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 10
7.7%
11.0%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 11
10.0%
12.9%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 12
9.7%
13.0%
18.2%
81.8%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Cocaine
All
6.2%
9.0%
12.9%
87.1%
Grade 7
1.8%
3.0%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
4.0%
6.8%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 9
6.2%
9.8%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 10
7.1%
10.2%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 11
9.6%
12.8%
19.7%
80.3%
Grade 12
9.3%
12.4%
17.6%
82.4%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Table B14 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Crack
All
1.7%
2.7%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.0%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
1.5%
3.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 9
2.3%
3.2%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
1.7%
2.9%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 11
2.1%
3.2%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 12
1.0%
2.1%
3.8%
96.2%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Hallucinogens
All
1.8%
2.9%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.8%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 8
1.5%
2.8%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.1%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 10
1.6%
4.1%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 11
1.2%
3.0%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 12
2.5%
3.0%
4.7%
95.3%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Uppers
All
3.7%
5.8%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 7
2.9%
3.8%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 8
4.1%
6.7%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 9
4.6%
7.0%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 10
3.0%
5.9%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 11
3.9%
6.4%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 12
3.0%
4.6%
8.1%
91.9%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Downers
All
4.2%
6.3%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.1%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
2.6%
5.0%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 9
6.5%
9.6%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 10
4.0%
7.0%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 11
4.8%
6.7%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 12
4.5%
6.8%
11.0%
89.0%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Rohypnol
All
7.7%
12.6%
18.2%
81.8%
Grade 7
6.5%
8.3%
13.2%
86.8%
Grade 8
9.1%
16.2%
21.8%
78.2%
Grade 9
10.0%
15.9%
20.9%
79.1%
Grade 10
7.3%
13.3%
16.7%
83.3%

Grade 11
6.5%
11.1%
18.8%
81.2%
Grade 12
5.8%
9.4%
16.6%
83.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Steroids
All
0.7%
1.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
1.4%
2.1%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
1.2%
2.1%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.3%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 10
0.4%
0.9%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 11
0.2%
1.0%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
0.7%
1.6%
98.4%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Ecstasy
All
1.0%
1.3%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 7
0.7%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.7%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
1.1%
1.8%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
1.8%
2.0%
2.9%
97.1%
─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Heroin
All
0.8%
1.3%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
1.2%
2.1%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 8
1.5%
2.0%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.4%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 10
0.4%
0.6%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
0.4%
0.9%
99.1%

Edinburg
Spring 1998
GENDER
Q1
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────
Female
2551.374
51.6
Male
2388.859
48.4
Frequency Missing = 23.76729546

GRADE
Q2
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────────────
Grade 7
867.7189
17.5
Grade 8
882.6688
17.8
Grade 9
1216.551
24.5
Grade 10
732.5466
14.8
Grade 11
675.2385
13.6
Grade 12
589.2764
11.9

LIVE WITH BOTH PARENTS
Q3
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
1401.695
28.5
Yes
3524.188
71.5
Frequency Missing = 38.11683554

AGE
Q4
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────

11 or younger
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19 or older

2.218323
210.3561
802.8006
870.6847
975.5667
799.8062
719.8044
426.1658
124.1768

0.0
4.3
16.3
17.7
19.8
16.2
14.6
8.6
2.5

Frequency Missing = 32.4201797

ETHNICITY
Q5
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
African/American
23.51514
0.5
Asian/American
11.33171
0.2
Mexican/American
4379.806
89.9
Native/American
32.34151
0.7
Other
205.4754
4.2
White
218.1226
4.5
Frequency Missing = 93.40729947

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
ON AVERAGE WHAT GRADES
DO YOU GET
Q6
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Mostly A's
1082.242
22.2
Mostly B's
2635.058
53.9
Mostly C's
957.1189
19.6
Mostly D's
151.2999
3.1
Mostly F's
59.60305
1.2
Frequency Missing = 78.6779114

LENGTH OF TIME IN THIS DISTRICT
Q7
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
<1 year
447.2601
9.2
2-3 years
796.7488
16.3
>4 years
3641.945
74.5
Frequency Missing = 78.04642101

DO YOU HAVE A JOB
Q8
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
4183.367
84.9
Yes
743.2555
15.1
Frequency Missing = 37.37710654

DO YOU GET AN ALLOWANCE

Q9
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2528.568
52.0
Yes
2335.308
48.0
Frequency Missing = 100.12359385

EITHER PARENT COLLEGE GRADUATE
Q10
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Don't Know
820.7937
16.7
No
2518.934
51.3
Yes
1568.971
32.0
Frequency Missing = 55.30195744

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
QUALIFY FOR FREE/REDUCED
PRICE LUNCH
Q11
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Don't Know
601.8586
12.3
No
719.6874
14.7
Yes
3579.42
73.0
Frequency Missing = 63.03434672

PARTICIPATE IN ATHLETICS
Q12A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2248.155
57.6
Yes
1655.675
42.4
Frequency Missing = 1060.1696419

PARTICIPATE IN BAND/ORCHESTRA
Q12B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2262.528
75.1
Yes
751.3218
24.9
Frequency Missing = 1950.1501347

PARTICIPATE IN CHOIR
Q12C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────

No
Yes

2687.772
380.8999

87.6
12.4

Frequency Missing = 1895.3274996

PARTICIPATE IN DRAMA/SPEECH
Q12D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2361.762
83.1
Yes
479.0797
16.9
Frequency Missing = 2123.1582039

PARTICIPATE IN DRILL
TEAM/CHEERLEADING
Q12E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2886.253
91.5
Yes
267.7301
8.5
Frequency Missing = 1810.0170782
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
PARTICIPATE IN STUDENT
GOVERNMENT
Q12F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2681.987
94.9
Yes
145.069
5.1
Frequency Missing = 2136.944266

PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL
NEWSPAPER/YEARBOOK
Q12G
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2928.241
96.1
Yes
118.3879
3.9
Frequency Missing = 1917.3713276

PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC
CLUBS/SOCIETIES
Q12H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2232.435
77.8
Yes
635.1948
22.2
Frequency Missing = 2096.3701039

PARTICIPATE IN SERVICE CLUBS
Q12I

Frequency

Percent

────────────────────────────────
No
2688.147
90.2
Yes
292.4609
9.8
Frequency Missing = 1983.3921895

PARTICIPATE IN VOE/DE/WORK-STUDY
Q12J
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2551.06
95.8
Yes
111.043
4.2
Frequency Missing = 2301.8969133

PARTICIPATE IN OTHER CLUBS
Q12K
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2154.501
66.9
Yes
1067.056
33.1
Frequency Missing = 1742.4428988
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR HOME
Q13A
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────────────────
Very Safe
3724.927
76.6
Somewhat Safe
927.6881
19.1
Not Very Safe
95.61777
2.0
Not Safe At All
30.62583
0.6
Don't Know
83.74694
1.7
Frequency Missing = 101.39462876

DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Q13B
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────────────────
Very Safe
1585.915
34.2
Somewhat Safe
2168.684
46.7
Not Very Safe
593.2637
12.8
Not Safe At All
153.3884
3.3
Don't Know
142.3547
3.1
Frequency Missing = 320.39415787

DO YOU FEEL SAFE AT SCHOOL
Q13C
Frequency
Percent
─────────────────────────────────────
Very Safe
1228.065
25.8
Somewhat Safe
2407.22
50.6
Not Very Safe
687.4787
14.5
Not Safe At All
229.2921
4.8
Don't Know
201.2924
4.2
Frequency Missing = 210.65146092

FRIENDS FEELING CLOSE
TO THEIR PARENTS
Q14A
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────
None
269.6532
5.8
A Few
1343.232
29.1
Some
1144.15
24.8
Most
1399.889
30.3
All
458.5935
9.9
Frequency Missing = 348.4831274

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
HOW MANY FRIENDS
CARRY WEAPONS
Q14B
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────
None
2555.894
65.0
A Few
775.1524
19.7
Some
362.7487
9.2
Most
153.3188
3.9
All
82.95303
2.1
Frequency Missing = 1033.9326912

HOW MANY FRIENDS CARE
ABOUT GOOD GRADES
Q14C
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────
None
132.5027
2.9
A Few
712.008
15.8
Some
984.4833
21.8
Most
1792.049
39.7
All
896.7438
19.8
Frequency Missing = 446.21336262

HOW MANY FRIENDS
BELONG TO A GANG
Q14D
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────
None
2447.995
60.4
A Few
748.0309
18.5
Some
486.9575
12.0
Most
258.2659
6.4
All
112.2935
2.8

Frequency Missing = 910.45721845

FRIENDS WISHING TO
DROP OUT OF SCHOOL
Q14E
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────
None
2103.475
50.9
A Few
1211.591
29.3
Some
517.7616
12.5
Most
195.6298
4.7
All
107.7709
2.6
Frequency Missing = 827.77149662

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
PARENTS ATTEND PTA/SCHOOL
OPEN HOUSES
Q15
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2302.344
51.3
Yes
2186.192
48.7
Frequency Missing = 475.46374555

EVER INHALED SPRAY PAINT FOR KICKS
Q16A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3991.6
86.9
In Your Lifetime
319.5543
7.0
Since School Began
111.3364
2.4
In the Past Month
169.5964
3.7
Frequency Missing = 371.9127986

EVER INHALED WHITEOUT FOR KICKS
Q16B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3293.253
85.9
In Your Lifetime
244.7974
6.4
Since School Began
129.9759
3.4
In the Past Month
165.2799
4.3
Frequency Missing = 1130.6933489

EVER INHALED GASOLINE FOR KICKS

Q16C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3633.378
91.9
In Your Lifetime
154.6234
3.9
Since School Began
59.81215
1.5
In the Past Month
106.2006
2.7
Frequency Missing = 1009.9854207

EVER INHALED FREON FOR KICKS
Q16D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3685.154
97.6
In Your Lifetime
39.43622
1.0
Since School Began
24.04686
0.6
In the Past Month
28.71318
0.8
Frequency Missing = 1186.6495696

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
EVER INHALED POPPERS, ETC. FOR KICKS
Q16E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3825.466
96.4
In Your Lifetime
53.74396
1.4
Since School Began
36.27789
0.9
In the Past Month
51.69729
1.3
Frequency Missing = 996.81477258

EVER INHALED GLUE FOR KICKS
Q16F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3479.535
93.4
In Your Lifetime
131.4841
3.5
Since School Began
46.10478
1.2
In the Past Month
69.91734
1.9
Frequency Missing = 1236.9590711

EVER INHALED PAINT THINNERS FOR KICKS
Q16G
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3653.621
92.3
In Your Lifetime
133.3489
3.4
Since School Began
63.86571
1.6
In the Past Month
107.7048
2.7
Frequency Missing = 1005.4591895

EVER INHALED NITROUS OXIDE FOR KICKS
Q16H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3484.562
94.0
In Your Lifetime
95.39827
2.6
Since School Began
54.70567
1.5
In the Past Month
73.10332
2.0
Frequency Missing = 1256.2308329

EVER INHALED OCTANE BOOSTER FOR KICKS
Q16I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3894.245
97.6
In Your Lifetime
41.22265
1.0
Since School Began
22.03739
0.6
In the Past Month
33.11121
0.8
Frequency Missing = 973.38335509

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
EVER INHALED OTHER SPRAYS FOR KICKS
Q16J
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3665.186
93.8
In Your Lifetime
99.23294
2.5
Since School Began
43.06221
1.1
In the Past Month
100.0467
2.6
Frequency Missing = 1056.471601

EVER INHALED OTHER INHALANTS FOR KICKS
Q16K
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3696.305
86.3
In Your Lifetime
217.6599
5.1
Since School Began
123.7937
2.9
In the Past Month
242.9049
5.7
Frequency Missing = 683.33616132

RECENT CIGARETTE USE
Q17A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
2157.068
44.8
In Your Lifetime
895.6605
18.6
Since School Began
470.8235
9.8
In the Past Month
1289.3
26.8
Frequency Missing = 151.14771165

RECENT SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE
Q17B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
4105.36
89.8
In Your Lifetime
198.8178
4.3
Since School Began
96.75698
2.1
In the Past Month
170.0872
3.7
Frequency Missing = 392.97820421

RECENT BEER USE
Q17C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
1902.146
41.2
In Your Lifetime
801.4857
17.4
Since School Began
533.7021
11.6
In the Past Month
1378.708
29.9
Frequency Missing = 347.9585179

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
RECENT WINE COOLER USE
Q17D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
1775.362
39.7
In Your Lifetime
749.7795
16.7
Since School Began
673.2987
15.0
In the Past Month
1278.113
28.6
Frequency Missing = 487.44717187

RECENT WINE USE
Q17E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
2262.881
50.4
In Your Lifetime
734.6843
16.4
Since School Began
549.1454
12.2
In the Past Month
941.9461
21.0
Frequency Missing = 475.34355152

RECENT LIQUOR USE
Q17F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
2199.28
49.5
In Your Lifetime
570.017
12.8
Since School Began
510.0832
11.5
In the Past Month
1163.891
26.2
Frequency Missing = 520.72884925

RECENT MARIJUANA USE
Q18A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3168.345
66.6
In Your Lifetime
484.012
10.2
Since School Began
332.9793
7.0
In the Past Month
771.7959
16.2
Frequency Missing = 206.86738936

RECENT COCAINE USE
Q18B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3823.821
86.4
In Your Lifetime
179.2484
4.0
Since School Began
130.6922
3.0
In the Past Month
293.4712
6.6
Frequency Missing = 536.76666044

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
RECENT CRACK USE
Q18C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
4153.083
94.7
In Your Lifetime
91.99713
2.1
Since School Began
54.15202
1.2
In the Past Month
85.02602
1.9
Frequency Missing = 579.74210318

RECENT HALLUCINOGEN USE
Q18E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
4212.765
95.2
In Your Lifetime
79.38716
1.8
Since School Began
48.86507
1.1
In the Past Month
82.12054
1.9
Frequency Missing = 540.86214652

RECENT UPPER USE
Q18F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3817.923
91.6
In Your Lifetime
104.8551
2.5
Since School Began
89.59902
2.1
In the Past Month
157.5995
3.8
Frequency Missing = 794.02351936

RECENT DOWNER USE
Q18G
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3814.871
90.4
In Your Lifetime
112.8226
2.7
Since School Began
95.35279
2.3
In the Past Month
197.0227
4.7
Frequency Missing = 743.93068002

RECENT ROHYPNOL USE
Q18H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3543.981
80.7
In Your Lifetime
258.5583
5.9
Since School Began
220.2843
5.0
In the Past Month
366.197
8.3
Frequency Missing = 574.97890019

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
RECENT STEROID USE
Q18I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
4004.64
97.4
In Your Lifetime
41.38488
1.0
Since School Began
25.26671
0.6
In the Past Month
39.04357
0.9
Frequency Missing = 853.66426602

RECENT ECSTASY USE
Q18J
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3944.774
97.6
In Your Lifetime
35.10338
0.9
Since School Began
13.42251
0.3
In the Past Month
47.61701
1.2
Frequency Missing = 923.08285446

RECENT HEROIN USE
Q18K
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
4127.5
97.1
In Your Lifetime
56.88703
1.3
Since School Began
25.50998
0.6
In the Past Month
41.39522
1.0
Frequency Missing = 712.70772331

TOBACCO USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3663.912
78.6
1-2 times
430.4623
9.2
3-10 times
287.3576
6.2
11+ times
277.4786
6.0
Frequency Missing = 304.78906525

ALCOHOL USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
2457.702
54.5
1-2 times
1086.236
24.1
3-10 times
642.8133
14.2
11+ times
326.8586
7.2
Frequency Missing = 450.3895747

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
INHALANT USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
4173.739
91.7
1-2 times
276.8802
6.1
3-10 times
71.87499
1.6
11+ times
31.3407
0.7
Frequency Missing = 410.1648875

MARIJUANA USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3342.103
76.6
1-2 times
452.1564
10.4
3-10 times
292.0915
6.7
11+ times
275.4204
6.3
Frequency Missing = 602.22821653

COCAINE USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
3832.773
90.5
1-2 times
218.4945
5.2
3-10 times
104.7044
2.5
11+ times
79.97435
1.9
Frequency Missing = 728.05346761

CRACK USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19F
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never Heard/Used
4238.519
97.0
1-2 times
77.99364
1.8
3-10 times
26.92789
0.6
11+ times
24.00272
0.5
Frequency Missing = 596.55680686

CLOSE FRIENDS USE CIGARETTES
Q20A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never heard/None
1245.403
25.8
A few
1686.786
35.0
Some
960.7724
19.9
Most
712.9392
14.8
All
212.957
4.4
Frequency Missing = 145.14230815

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
CLOSE FRIENDS USE SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q20B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never heard/None
3407.163
74.0
A few
755.6859
16.4
Some
302.2376
6.6
Most
95.57302
2.1
All
43.10112
0.9
Frequency Missing = 360.23939733

CLOSE FRIENDS USE BEER
Q20C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never heard/None
1008.754
21.6
A few
1216.215
26.0
Some
929.3312
19.9
Most
1050.164
22.4
All
473.5472
10.1
Frequency Missing = 285.98845574

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE COOLERS
Q20D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never heard/None
1182.846
25.8
A few
1231.577
26.8
Some
893.7293
19.5
Most
881.9137
19.2
All
399.0995
8.7
Frequency Missing = 374.83364429

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE
Q20E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never heard/None
1838.951
40.4
A few
1138.854
25.0
Some
722.399
15.9
Most
561.7516
12.3
All
286.8516
6.3
Frequency Missing = 415.19262308

CLOSE FRIENDS USE LIQUOR
Q20F
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never heard/None
1569.303
35.2
A few
976.0507
21.9
Some
753.0151
16.9
Most
757.3255
17.0
All
400.131
9.0
Frequency Missing = 508.17455759
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
CLOSE FRIENDS USE INHALANTS
Q20G
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never heard/None
3499.107
75.7
A few
663.6388
14.4
Some
292.7097
6.3
Most
108.7646
2.4
All
58.52882
1.3
Frequency Missing = 341.25117595

CLOSE FRIENDS USE MARIJUANA
Q20H
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never heard/None
1985.991
43.3
A few
979.3038
21.4
Some
630.536
13.8
Most
638.3891
13.9
All
348.6978
7.6
Frequency Missing = 381.08247255

DIFFICULT TO GET CIGARETTES
Q21A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
517.4015
11.1
Impossible
425.5695
9.1
Very difficult
183.1212
3.9
Somewhat diff
376.5867
8.1
Somewhat easy
989.93
21.2
Very easy
2181.428
46.7
Frequency Missing = 289.96285493

DIFFICULT TO GET SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q21B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1250.969
27.8
Impossible
650.8057
14.4
Very difficult
314.2765
7.0
Somewhat diff
577.435
12.8
Somewhat easy
711.2352
15.8
Very easy
1000.158
22.2
Frequency Missing = 459.12063386

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET BEER
Q21C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
441.5364
9.9
Impossible
389.4245
8.7
Very difficult
220.0437
4.9
Somewhat diff
489.0485
11.0
Somewhat easy
1049
23.5
Very easy
1872.917
42.0
Frequency Missing = 502.02916875

DIFFICULT TO GET WINE COOLERS
Q21D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
492.0157
11.5
Impossible
372.8596
8.7
Very difficult
231.5071
5.4
Somewhat diff
475.204
11.1
Somewhat easy
1011.125
23.6
Very easy
1703.515
39.7
Frequency Missing = 677.77334202

DIFFICULT TO GET WINE
Q21E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
530.7044
12.3
Impossible
510.024
11.8
Very difficult
332.3007
7.7
Somewhat diff
623.9446
14.5
Somewhat easy
902.6142
20.9
Very easy
1413.823
32.8

Frequency Missing = 650.58912022

DIFFICULT TO GET LIQUOR
Q21F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
556.5067
13.2
Impossible
537.9729
12.8
Very difficult
323.9406
7.7
Somewhat diff
506.5785
12.0
Somewhat easy
834.7492
19.8
Very easy
1456.961
34.6
Frequency Missing = 747.29124743

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET INHALANTS
Q21G
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1087.631
24.5
Impossible
530.0156
11.9
Very difficult
202.6988
4.6
Somewhat diff
282.6216
6.4
Somewhat easy
505.5191
11.4
Very easy
1833.3
41.3
Frequency Missing = 522.21361867

DIFFICULT TO GET MARIJUANA
Q21H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
678.7118
15.9
Impossible
708.9455
16.6
Very difficult
312.1683
7.3
Somewhat diff
477.0198
11.2
Somewhat easy
721.5717
16.9
Very easy
1370.305
32.1
Frequency Missing = 695.2776091

DIFFICULT TO GET COCAINE
Q21I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
889.956
20.3
Impossible
938.5226
21.4
Very difficult
528.37
12.1
Somewhat diff
631.6717
14.4
Somewhat easy
592.4987
13.5
Very easy
795.8682
18.2

Frequency Missing = 587.11266418

DIFFICULT TO GET CRACK
Q21J
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1028.845
24.1
Impossible
972.4548
22.8
Very difficult
591.4231
13.9
Somewhat diff
680.5754
16.0
Somewhat easy
476.0124
11.2
Very easy
511.5003
12.0
Frequency Missing = 703.18850807

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET HALLUCINOGENS
Q21L
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1806.579
40.3
Impossible
860.5367
19.2
Very difficult
522.8499
11.7
Somewhat diff
555.8586
12.4
Somewhat easy
353.4257
7.9
Very easy
380.5684
8.5
Frequency Missing = 484.18148025

DIFFICULT TO GET UPPERS
Q21M
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1801.416
41.2
Impossible
700.5134
16.0
Very difficult
381.2798
8.7
Somewhat diff
451.4449
10.3
Somewhat easy
461.0676
10.5
Very easy
577.688
13.2
Frequency Missing = 590.59019436

DIFFICULT TO GET DOWNERS
Q21N
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1730.39
40.8
Impossible
681.7999
16.1
Very difficult
337.0609
8.0
Somewhat diff
441.1097
10.4
Somewhat easy
447.2478
10.6
Very easy
599.6216
14.2

Frequency Missing = 726.76967556

DIFFICULT TO GET ROHYPNOL
Q21O
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1165.798
26.1
Impossible
660.7148
14.8
Very difficult
308.0802
6.9
Somewhat diff
376.5436
8.4
Somewhat easy
663.6018
14.8
Very easy
1299.46
29.0
Frequency Missing = 489.80118368

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET STEROIDS
Q21P
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1216.692
28.1
Impossible
949.5426
21.9
Very difficult
554.1231
12.8
Somewhat diff
643.9041
14.9
Somewhat easy
482.926
11.1
Very easy
484.3972
11.2
Frequency Missing = 632.41516029

DIFFICULT TO GET ECSTASY
Q21Q
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
2109.08
47.3
Impossible
753.3822
16.9
Very difficult
457.4747
10.3
Somewhat diff
435.5028
9.8
Somewhat easy
312.4988
7.0
Very easy
386.5306
8.7
Frequency Missing = 509.5309485

DIFFICULT TO GET HEROIN
Q21R
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────────
Never heard of
1284.785
28.8
Impossible
1182.988
26.6
Very difficult
668.9379
15.0
Somewhat diff
561.8325
12.6
Somewhat easy
330.4345
7.4
Very easy
425.7754
9.6

Frequency Missing = 509.24716259

AGE WHEN FIRST USED CIGARETTES
Q22A
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
1876.68
41.5
9 or younger
436.8915
9.7
10 years old
245.639
5.4
11 years old
280.8795
6.2
12 years old
380.6082
8.4
13 years old
412.314
9.1
14 years old
311.6128
6.9
15 years old
286.5176
6.3
16 years old
172.3437
3.8
17 years old
79.75653
1.8
18 or older
36.66387
0.8
Frequency Missing = 444.09367349

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED
SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q22B
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3565.74
87.6
9 or younger
53.43476
1.3
10 years old
31.78022
0.8
11 years old
50.82868
1.2
12 years old
67.53886
1.7
13 years old
67.88686
1.7
14 years old
75.08334
1.8
15 years old
73.94473
1.8
16 years old
48.48167
1.2
17 years old
23.32666
0.6
18 or older
13.33009
0.3
Frequency Missing = 892.62381868

AGE WHEN FIRST USED BEER
Q22C
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
1478.746
34.3
9 or younger
573.9258
13.3
10 years old
215.3843
5.0
11 years old
228.9879
5.3
12 years old
324.4108
7.5
13 years old
401.5289
9.3
14 years old
405.4948
9.4
15 years old
347.1514
8.1
16 years old
207.1371
4.8
17 years old
84.6793
2.0
18 or older
37.99605
0.9
Frequency Missing = 658.55795273

AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE COOLERS
Q22D
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
1399.581
34.0
9 or younger
238.5255
5.8
10 years old
176.4148
4.3
11 years old
271.6768
6.6
12 years old
351.5252
8.6
13 years old
479.4487
11.7
14 years old
450.5726
11.0
15 years old
400.9437
9.8
16 years old
210.9997
5.1
17 years old
85.2625
2.1
18 or older
45.82004
1.1
Frequency Missing = 853.2295455

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE
Q22E
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
1852.429
45.5
9 or younger
206.154
5.1
10 years old
137.4964
3.4
11 years old
211.4019
5.2
12 years old
266.9971
6.6
13 years old
391.0677
9.6
14 years old
364.3667
8.9
15 years old
337.3732
8.3
16 years old
195.7742
4.8
17 years old
80.8164
2.0
18 or older
30.55243
0.7
Frequency Missing = 889.57048283

AGE WHEN FIRST USED LIQUOR
Q22F
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
1811.164
46.3
9 or younger
151.2251
3.9
10 years old
98.73774
2.5
11 years old
166.0721
4.2
12 years old
201.8696
5.2
13 years old
386.4872
9.9
14 years old
377.9773
9.7
15 years old
373.8897
9.6
16 years old
215.8422
5.5
17 years old
97.30897
2.5
18 or older
33.18047
0.8
Frequency Missing = 1050.2455327

AGE WHEN FIRST USED INHALANTS
Q22G
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3449.284
85.4
9 or younger
88.19968
2.2
10 years old
50.56082
1.3
11 years old
87.12657
2.2
12 years old
121.6838
3.0
13 years old
91.79326
2.3
14 years old
72.01675
1.8
15 years old
44.0747
1.1
16 years old
22.52163
0.6
17 years old
7.946949
0.2
18 or older
1.715506
0.0
Frequency Missing = 927.07607862

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED MARIJUANA
Q22H
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
2334.858
62.3
9 or younger
56.18724
1.5
10 years old
59.97927
1.6
11 years old
105.62
2.8
12 years old
183.4261
4.9
13 years old
291.5574
7.8
14 years old
276.7822
7.4
15 years old
223.986
6.0
16 years old
147.7011
3.9
17 years old
49.90442
1.3
18 or older
16.81332
0.4
Frequency Missing = 1217.1850019

AGE WHEN FIRST USED COCAINE
Q22I
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3139.188
84.6
9 or younger
7.214158
0.2
10 years old
8.644296
0.2
11 years old
26.23697
0.7
12 years old
43.63966
1.2
13 years old
93.73254
2.5
14 years old
99.5507
2.7
15 years old
109.0932
2.9
16 years old
118.1302
3.2
17 years old
47.0273
1.3
18 or older
20.03496
0.5
Frequency Missing = 1251.5076133

AGE WHEN FIRST USED CRACK
Q22J
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3230.938
94.7
9 or younger
3.818986
0.1
10 years old
9.868755
0.3
11 years old
10.24262
0.3
12 years old
19.76959
0.6
13 years old
36.3437
1.1
14 years old
32.00649
0.9
15 years old
29.1597
0.9
16 years old
28.42908
0.8
17 years old
7.580243
0.2
18 or older
4.340981
0.1
Frequency Missing = 1551.5016069

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED HALLUCINOGENS
Q22L
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3631.291
94.9
9 or younger
9.413994
0.2
10 years old
2.806635
0.1
11 years old
8.571034
0.2
12 years old
15.83741
0.4
13 years old
32.84985
0.9
14 years old
24.37199
0.6
15 years old
35.38648
0.9
16 years old
35.69671
0.9
17 years old
22.44399
0.6
18 or older
7.283505
0.2
Frequency Missing = 1138.0475616

AGE WHEN FIRST USED UPPERS
Q22M
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3162.633
89.7
9 or younger
8.754754
0.2
10 years old
9.603919
0.3
11 years old
24.40822
0.7
12 years old
28.59391
0.8
13 years old
82.41129
2.3
14 years old
67.31322
1.9
15 years old
87.24789
2.5
16 years old
35.67891
1.0
17 years old
15.55444
0.4
18 or older
3.431013
0.1
Frequency Missing = 1438.369481

AGE WHEN FIRST USED DOWNERS
Q22N
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
2993.588
88.7
9 or younger
8.126686
0.2
10 years old
9.693844
0.3
11 years old
27.14876
0.8
12 years old
28.01806
0.8
13 years old
76.99954
2.3
14 years old
78.46514
2.3
15 years old
86.14566
2.6
16 years old
44.49607
1.3
17 years old
19.25234
0.6
18 or older
3.431013
0.1
Frequency Missing = 1588.6346263

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED ROHYPNOL
Q22O
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3007.721
78.3
9 or younger
14.22867
0.4
10 years old
18.06034
0.5
11 years old
52.90844
1.4
12 years old
85.32212
2.2
13 years old
153.7039
4.0
14 years old
206.2691
5.4
15 years old
179.2567
4.7
16 years old
83.31624
2.2
17 years old
29.61521
0.8
18 or older
10.37437
0.3
Frequency Missing = 1123.2234844

AGE WHEN FIRST USED STEROIDS
Q22P
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3222.611
96.8
9 or younger
5.054079
0.2
10 years old
3.756359
0.1
11 years old
12.68881
0.4
12 years old
17.29268
0.5
13 years old
21.33419
0.6
14 years old
20.21468
0.6
15 years old
6.699108
0.2
16 years old
12.60242
0.4
17 years old
5.400942
0.2
18 or older
0.857753
0.0
Frequency Missing = 1635.4878718

AGE WHEN FIRST USED ECSTASY
Q22Q
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3328.582
97.3
9 or younger
4.666327
0.1
10 years old
2.558466
0.1
11 years old
1.849058
0.1
12 years old
7.003876
0.2
13 years old
14.57831
0.4
14 years old
18.7164
0.5
15 years old
18.48649
0.5
16 years old
14.39557
0.4
17 years old
5.764913
0.2
18 or older
4.443364
0.1
Frequency Missing = 1542.9554592

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED HEROIN
Q22R
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────
Never used it
3243.595
97.1
9 or younger
3.157412
0.1
10 years old
5.00647
0.1
11 years old
8.565005
0.3
12 years old
7.367108
0.2
13 years old
24.9228
0.7
14 years old
10.08365
0.3
15 years old
19.22201
0.6
16 years old
13.21109
0.4
17 years old
1.715506
0.1
18 or older
2.827682
0.1
Frequency Missing = 1624.3266077

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE CIGARETTES
Q23A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
186.7642
4.5
Several times/wk
298.7491
7.2
Several times/mo
419.5508
10.1
About once/month
512.8341
12.3
About once/year
409.9801
9.8
< once/year
449.5082
10.8
Never used
1886.458
45.3
Frequency Missing = 800.15575204

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q23B

Frequency

Percent

──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
18.96741
0.6
Several times/wk
27.44692
0.8
Several times/mo
50.83307
1.5
About once/month
76.05655
2.2
About once/year
88.66115
2.6
< once/year
128.6273
3.8
Never used
3005.43
88.5
Frequency Missing = 1567.9779014

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE BEER
Q23C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
36.32853
1.0
Several times/wk
280.6448
7.6
Several times/mo
602.4803
16.4
About once/month
608.5494
16.6
About once/year
532.4522
14.5
< once/year
350.4398
9.5
Never used
1264.046
34.4
Frequency Missing = 1289.059292

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE WINE COOLERS
Q23D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
13.97151
0.4
Several times/wk
170.7591
5.0
Several times/mo
566.1185
16.5
About once/month
674.8999
19.7
About once/year
593.9532
17.3
< once/year
322.3745
9.4
Never used
1087.604
31.7
Frequency Missing = 1534.3190995

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE WINE
Q23E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
5.663439
0.2
Several times/wk
123.4971
3.5
Several times/mo
374.1748
10.6
About once/month
479.1822
13.6
About once/year
619.1558
17.6
< once/year
325.7613
9.3
Never used
1586.989
45.2
Frequency Missing = 1449.5760745

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE LIQUOR
Q23F
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
23.45923
0.7
Several times/wk
149.9469
4.4
Several times/mo
495.539
14.4
About once/month
534.3237
15.5

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

476.1212
237.5115
1529.328

13.8
6.9
44.4

Frequency Missing = 1517.7708425

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE INHALANTS
Q23G
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
13.03862
0.3
Several times/wk
50.58482
1.3
Several times/mo
73.99348
2.0
About once/month
105.6983
2.8
About once/year
97.61141
2.6
< once/year
138.2065
3.7
Never used
3271.584
87.2
Frequency Missing = 1213.2823949

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE MARIJUANA
Q23H
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
101.6838
3.3
Several times/wk
173.1906
5.6
Several times/mo
249.9783
8.1
About once/month
266.1384
8.6
About once/year
176.1346
5.7
< once/year
204.2432
6.6
Never used
1918.145
62.1
Frequency Missing = 1874.4862124

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE COCAINE
Q23I
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
11.9711
0.4
Several times/wk
63.71686
2.0
Several times/mo
85.99347
2.7
About once/month
129.6412
4.0
About once/year
88.53656
2.7
< once/year
101.2517
3.1
Never used
2756.919
85.1
Frequency Missing = 1725.9696425

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE CRACK
Q23J
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
6.699108
0.2
Several times/wk
13.71965
0.5
Several times/mo
20.08368
0.7
About once/month
46.5931
1.5

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

37.80628
36.59359
2867.616

1.2
1.2
94.7

Frequency Missing = 1934.8887957

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HALLUCINOGENS
Q23L
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
4.015166
0.1
Several times/wk
5.335979
0.1
Several times/mo
16.42828
0.4
About once/month
53.80301
1.4
About once/year
59.26379
1.6
< once/year
41.75859
1.1
Never used
3546.57
95.2
Frequency Missing = 1236.8254228

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE UPPERS
Q23M
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
9.392725
0.3
Several times/wk
34.13193
1.0
Several times/mo
50.89045
1.5
About once/month
99.97965
3.0
About once/year
81.30465
2.4
< once/year
67.07069
2.0
Never used
3039.075
89.9
Frequency Missing = 1582.1546853

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE DOWNERS
Q23N
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
3.764212
0.1
Several times/wk
34.43857
1.1
Several times/mo
65.21321
2.0
About once/month
95.46911
2.9
About once/year
94.42678
2.9
< once/year
56.1665
1.7
Never used
2926.667
89.3
Frequency Missing = 1687.8546315

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE ROHYPNOL
Q23O
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
17.29046
0.4
Several times/wk
74.32625
1.9
Several times/mo
171.5675
4.4
About once/month
199.1665
5.1

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

170.4838
126.177
3112.253

4.4
3.3
80.4

Frequency Missing = 1092.7351479

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE STEROIDS
Q23P
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
3.194388
0.1
Several times/wk
9.432481
0.3
Several times/mo
17.41316
0.5
About once/month
18.5197
0.6
About once/year
22.20235
0.7
< once/year
23.10242
0.7
Never used
3214.204
97.2
Frequency Missing = 1655.9315508

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE ECSTASY
Q23Q
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
3.818986
0.1
Several times/wk
7.742406
0.2
Several times/mo
10.40047
0.3
About once/month
19.93073
0.6
About once/year
25.67386
0.7
< once/year
14.95265
0.4
Never used
3364.4
97.6
Frequency Missing = 1517.0810521

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HEROIN
Q23R
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Every day
4.747442
0.1
Several times/wk
6.995112
0.2
Several times/mo
10.00231
0.3
About once/month
21.38253
0.6
About once/year
23.95671
0.7
< once/year
25.17821
0.7
Never used
3306.227
97.3
Frequency Missing = 1565.5101272

HOW MANY CIGARETTES IN PAST 30 DAYS
Q24
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
None
3312.507
71.5
Less than 1
730.0213
15.8
> 1 and < 10
415.1566
9.0
> 10 and < 1pk
96.41537
2.1

> 1pk and < 2pks
More than 2pks

55.41357
20.30068

1.2
0.4

Frequency Missing = 334.18526844

AMOUNT OF BEER AT ONE TIME
Q25A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never drink this
1907.911
41.3
12+ drinks
281.2704
6.1
9-11 drinks
179.2036
3.9
5-8 drinks
369.2801
8.0
3-4 drinks
469.2163
10.2
2 drinks
400.7575
8.7
1 drink
476.2327
10.3
< 1 drink
538.6223
11.7
Frequency Missing = 341.50559605

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
AMOUNT OF WINE COOLERS AT ONE TIME
Q25B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never drink this
1647.749
37.2
12+ drinks
240.0251
5.4
9-11 drinks
167.5559
3.8
5-8 drinks
411.5485
9.3
3-4 drinks
594.5988
13.4
2 drinks
512.8037
11.6
1 drink
499.8943
11.3
< 1 drink
356.876
8.1
Frequency Missing = 532.94807491

AMOUNT OF WINE AT ONE TIME
Q25C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never drink this
2168.282
49.3
12+ drinks
132.9266
3.0
9-11 drinks
72.8235
1.7
5-8 drinks
198.7178
4.5
3-4 drinks
302.8324
6.9
2 drinks
408.5007
9.3
1 drink
543.4984
12.4
< 1 drink
571.2395
13.0
Frequency Missing = 565.1792269

AMOUNT OF LIQUOR AT ONE TIME
Q25D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never drink this
2076.976
48.2
12+ drinks
188.6537
4.4

9-11 drinks
5-8 drinks
3-4 drinks
2 drinks
1 drink
< 1 drink

157.8698
302.0952
413.1934
339.3998
393.5133
435.7056

3.7
7.0
9.6
7.9
9.1
10.1

Frequency Missing = 656.59280398

BEERS, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never drink this
2076.291
45.9
Never 5+ at time
698.0807
15.4
Every day
18.23718
0.4
Several times/wk
211.3192
4.7
Several times/mo
457.8049
10.1
About once/month
385.8548
8.5
< once/month
307.5947
6.8
< once/year
371.1382
8.2
Frequency Missing = 437.67936586

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
WINE COOLERS, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never drink this
1843.354
42.4
Never 5+ at time
657.768
15.1
Every day
20.44714
0.5
Several times/wk
166.5696
3.8
Several times/mo
492.535
11.3
About once/month
418.9899
9.6
< once/month
403.3154
9.3
< once/year
340.9247
7.8
Frequency Missing = 620.09644652

WINE, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never drink this
2173.486
52.3
Never 5+ at time
536.8311
12.9
Every day
12.53563
0.3
Several times/wk
109.6074
2.6
Several times/mo
264.742
6.4
About once/month
322.6695
7.8
< once/month
363.4743
8.7
< once/year
376.2014
9.0
Frequency Missing = 804.45243459

LIQUOR, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never drink this
2073.268
50.3
Never 5+ at time
493.1022
12.0

Every day
Several times/wk
Several times/mo
About once/month
< once/month
< once/year

23.8285
138.3958
406.6783
351.3438
328.5584
306.7049

0.6
3.4
9.9
8.5
8.0
7.4

Frequency Missing = 842.12021353

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM HOME
Q27A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Do not Drink
1855.854
40.9
Never
1287.457
28.4
Seldom
960.0561
21.2
Most of the Time
324.3842
7.1
Always
110.9689
2.4
Frequency Missing = 425.27931474

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM FRIENDS
Q27B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Do not Drink
1275.123
28.9
Never
671.9171
15.2
Seldom
832.1501
18.8
Most of the Time
1136.66
25.7
Always
500.1892
11.3
Frequency Missing = 547.95965232

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM A STORE
Q27C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Do not Drink
1376.552
31.9
Never
1759.091
40.7
Seldom
541.5459
12.5
Most of the Time
428.0411
9.9
Always
216.3503
5.0
Frequency Missing = 642.41913095

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT PARTIES
Q27D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Do not Drink
1150.093
26.8
Never
475.3979
11.1
Seldom
654.5926
15.3
Most of the Time
929.0867
21.7
Always
1077.134
25.1
Frequency Missing = 677.69530773

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM OTHER
Q27E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Do not Drink
1424.952
33.9
Never
938.1024
22.3
Seldom
754.8013
17.9
Most of the Time
519.8059
12.3
Always
571.5438
13.6
Frequency Missing = 754.79468992

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE TOBACCO
Q28A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Very
2232.93
48.8
Somewhat
1254.706
27.4
Not very
557.8793
12.2
Not at all
151.1871
3.3
Don't know
378.1591
8.3
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Frequency Missing = 389.1387309

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE ALCOHOL
Q28B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Very
1830.987
44.3
Somewhat
1384.13
33.5
Not very
595.8887
14.4
Not at all
139.2843
3.4
Don't know
187.299
4.5
Frequency Missing = 826.41067414

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE INHALANTS
Q28C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Very
3056.009
74.7
Somewhat
557.3074
13.6
Not very
142.3255
3.5
Not at all
62.50053
1.5
Don't know
274.9171
6.7
Frequency Missing = 870.9406267

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE MARIJUANA
Q28D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────

Very
Somewhat
Not very
Not at all
Don't know

2533.664
681.0693
398.4339
213.158
172.8421

63.4
17.0
10.0
5.3
4.3

Frequency Missing = 964.83299284

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE COCAINE
Q28E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Very
3356.383
82.1
Somewhat
377.5792
9.2
Not very
102.4879
2.5
Not at all
48.70216
1.2
Don't know
202.6473
5.0
Frequency Missing = 876.20054556

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE CRACK
Q28F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Very
3319.209
83.7
Somewhat
317.2468
8.0
Not very
59.47899
1.5
Not at all
33.25637
0.8
Don't know
235.5422
5.9
Frequency Missing = 999.26605216

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE ECSTASY
Q28G
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Very
3069.371
74.9
Somewhat
317.8151
7.8
Not very
98.02556
2.4
Not at all
50.78597
1.2
Don't know
559.322
13.7
Frequency Missing = 868.68055411

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE STEROIDS
Q28H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Very
3090.212
75.9
Somewhat
486.2439
11.9
Not very
131.2571
3.2
Not at all
57.51647
1.4
Don't know
306.3165
7.5

Frequency Missing = 892.4543845

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE HEROIN
Q28I
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
Very
3654.461
84.5
Somewhat
259.1779
6.0
Not very
61.88611
1.4
Not at all
43.89482
1.0
Don't know
307.1366
7.1
Frequency Missing = 637.44304547

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
USE MARIJUANA AS JOINTS
Q29A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never
2383.482
68.5
Seldom
255.0495
7.3
Half the time
159.9215
4.6
Most of the time
340.747
9.8
Always
287.7849
8.3
Don't know
51.26478
1.5
Frequency Missing = 1485.74998

USE MARIJUANA AS BLUNTS
Q29B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never
2648.135
79.0
Seldom
287.411
8.6
Half the time
136.7678
4.1
Most of the time
131.3963
3.9
Always
90.48021
2.7
Don't know
59.34386
1.8
Frequency Missing = 1610.4661822

USE MARIJUANA IN BONGS OR WATER PIPES
Q29C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never
2752.821
80.8
Seldom
281.945
8.3
Half the time
123.9104
3.6
Most of the time
127.8118
3.8
Always
69.62369
2.0
Don't know
49.05084
1.4

Frequency Missing = 1558.8373785

USE MARIJUANA IN PIPES
Q29D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never
2725.205
80.5
Seldom
289.6918
8.6
Half the time
149.3822
4.4
Most of the time
106.8921
3.2
Always
71.08039
2.1
Don't know
44.70435
1.3
Frequency Missing = 1577.0443035

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
USE MARIJUANA OTHER WAYS
Q29E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never
2806.809
82.2
Seldom
252.1759
7.4
Half the time
90.8059
2.7
Most of the time
70.75026
2.1
Always
85.78201
2.5
Don't know
107.9056
3.2
Frequency Missing = 1549.7710919

DAYS SKIPPED SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
3165.237
67.1
1-3 days
975.9506
20.7
4-9 days
345.5246
7.3
10+ days
231.6634
4.9
Frequency Missing = 245.62475235

DAYS ILL SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
1050.822
22.6
1-3 days
2290.909
49.2
4-9 days
1000.753
21.5
10+ days
311.2788
6.7
Frequency Missing = 310.23684977

OTHER DAYS MISSED
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
1818.452
39.1
1-3 days
2297.063
49.4
4-9 days
394.8923
8.5
10+ days
135.9223
2.9
Frequency Missing = 317.67096445

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
3678.536
78.5
1-3 days
693.5539
14.8
4-9 days
186.5729
4.0
10+ days
129.3241
2.8
Frequency Missing = 276.01299401
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
SOMEONE CALLED HOME
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
3807.503
81.4
1-3 days
635.7665
13.6
4-9 days
149.6354
3.2
10+ days
82.96098
1.8
Frequency Missing = 288.13375123

IN TROUBLE FOR DRINKING
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30F
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
4513.886
98.0
1-3 days
57.43286
1.2
4-9 days
17.37687
0.4
10+ days
18.01996
0.4
Frequency Missing = 357.28418805

IN TROUBLE FOR DRUG
USE SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30G
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
4503.38
96.6
1-3 days
110.0032
2.4
4-9 days
27.30757
0.6
10+ days
22.04371
0.5
Frequency Missing = 301.26531555

DAYS SKIPPED IN PAST MONTH
Q31A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
3675.78
78.8
1-3 days
780.9311
16.7
4-9 days
139.7597
3.0
10+ days
68.86883
1.5
Frequency Missing = 298.66066506

DAYS ILL IN PAST MONTH
Q31B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
2367.138
52.1
1-3 days
1808.012
39.8
4-9 days
298.6565
6.6
10+ days
72.583
1.6
Frequency Missing = 417.61036794

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
OTHER DAYS MISSED
IN PAST MONTH
Q31C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
2853.604
62.8
1-3 days
1488.898
32.8
4-9 days
140.4891
3.1
10+ days
60.53664
1.3
Frequency Missing = 420.47206278

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
IN PAST MONTH
Q31D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
4022.123
87.6
1-3 days
432.9586
9.4
4-9 days
81.62605
1.8
10+ days
57.05517
1.2
Frequency Missing = 370.23692388

SOMEONE CALLED HOME
IN PAST MONTH
Q31E
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
4096.037
88.9
1-3 days
392.3657
8.5
4-9 days
76.27233
1.7
10+ days
42.35832
0.9
Frequency Missing = 356.9669671

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32A
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
None
4236.438
91.7
1-3 times
322.1436
7.0
4-9 times
37.25209
0.8
10+ times
24.63773
0.5
Frequency Missing = 343.52853455

DRIVEN A CAR AFTER
A GOOD BIT TO DRINK
Q32B
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
None
3946.798
88.3
1-3 times
366.5493
8.2
4-9 times
97.01052
2.2
10+ times
56.88024
1.3
Frequency Missing = 496.76203006
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32C
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
None
4138.418
91.8
1-3 times
292.035
6.5
4-9 times
37.53758
0.8
10+ times
40.54084
0.9
Frequency Missing = 455.46832937

TROUBLE WITH POLICE
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32D
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
None
4152.027
96.0
1-3 times
130.0038
3.0
4-9 times
20.85572
0.5
10+ times
24.23547
0.6
Frequency Missing = 636.87743761

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32E
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
None
4156.543
91.7
1-3 times
294.2593
6.5
4-9 times
40.39584
0.9
10+ times
39.94075
0.9
Frequency Missing = 432.86053529

DRIVEN A CAR WHILE
HIGH FROM DRUGS
Q32F
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
None
3882.444
91.3
1-3 times
236.408
5.6
4-9 times
71.97552
1.7
10+ times
62.76482
1.5
Frequency Missing = 710.40735327

CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32G
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
None
4064.525
92.9
1-3 times
230.8365
5.3
4-9 times
33.56557
0.8
10+ times
44.30209
1.0
Frequency Missing = 590.77037419
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
TROUBLE WITH POLICE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32H
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────
None
4193.972
95.7
1-3 times
133.2604
3.0
4-9 times
19.0827
0.4
10+ times
38.31466
0.9
Frequency Missing = 579.37029557

CLASS DAYS DRUNK ON
ALCOHOL SINCE SEPT
Q33A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
3558.99
87.8
1-3 days
364.1599
9.0
4-9 days
80.22507
2.0
10+ days
50.02764
1.2
Frequency Missing = 910.59730326

CLASS DAYS HIGH ON MARIJUANA
SINCE SEPT
Q33B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
2963.871
84.3
1-3 days
321.7136
9.1
4-9 days
117.8008
3.3
10+ days
113.9895
3.2
Frequency Missing = 1446.6248491

CLASS DAYS HIGH ON INHALANTS
SINCE SEPT
Q33C
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
3542.29
94.1
1-3 days
158.6259
4.2
4-9 days
39.66199
1.1
10+ days
25.77669
0.7
Frequency Missing = 1197.6450825

CLASS DAYS HIGH
ON OTHER DRUG(S)
Q33D
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────
None
3200.202
87.0
1-3 days
311.0316
8.5
4-9 days
90.7732
2.5
10+ days
78.21025
2.1
Frequency Missing = 1283.7824331
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
ALCOHOL USE AT PARTIES
THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Q34A
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never
1207.537
28.1
Seldom
453.7944
10.5
Half the time
371.308
8.6
Most of the time
680.9781
15.8
Always
1095.123
25.4
Don't know
108.616
2.5
Didn't attend
386.7332
9.0
Frequency Missing = 659.91078774

DRUG USE AT PARTIES THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Q34B
Frequency
Percent
──────────────────────────────────────
Never
1862.934
43.6
Seldom
400.2829
9.4
Half the time
305.5117
7.2
Most of the time
489.3953
11.5
Always
677.4972
15.9
Don't know
150.5029
3.5
Didn't attend
382.1676
9.0
Frequency Missing = 695.70860837

SOUGHT HELP FOR DRUG/ALCOHOL
PROBLEM
Q35
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
3841.671
90.8
Yes
389.7784
9.2

Frequency Missing = 732.5503095

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Q36A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2198.008
54.2
Yes
1856.303
45.8
Frequency Missing = 909.68824831

WOULD SEEK HELP OUTSIDE
OF SCHOOL
Q36B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2174.109
58.3
Yes
1552.515
41.7
Frequency Missing = 1237.3756325
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
OTHER COUNSELOR
Q36C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
1828.141
52.9
Yes
1629.74
47.1
Frequency Missing = 1506.1188516

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM PARENTS
Q36D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
1244.395
36.2
Yes
2190.043
63.8
Frequency Missing = 1529.561902

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
A MEDICAL DOCTOR
Q36E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
1905.679
56.6
Yes
1459.888
43.4
Frequency Missing = 1598.4331375

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM FRIENDS
Q36F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────

No
Yes

825.786
2620.688

24.0
76.0

Frequency Missing = 1517.526137

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
ANOTHER ADULT
Q36G
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
1255.224
33.6
Yes
2475.186
66.4
Frequency Missing = 1233.5903024

WOULD NOT SEEK HELP
Q36H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2355.356
74.2
Yes
817.1586
25.8
Frequency Missing = 1791.4855854
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--HEALTH CLASS
Q37A
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
1514.14
40.2
Yes
2253.704
59.8
Frequency Missing = 1196.1563251

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--ASSEMBLY
PROGRAM
Q37B
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
1480.008
41.9
Yes
2049.098
58.1
Frequency Missing = 1434.8937101

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--GUIDANCE
COUNSELOR
Q37C
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2142.446
60.5
Yes
1396.155
39.5
Frequency Missing = 1425.3986645

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--SCIENCE CLASS
Q37D
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────

No
Yes

2246.505
1162.26

65.9
34.1

Frequency Missing = 1555.2345119

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--SOCIAL
STUDIES CLASS
Q37E
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2731.939
78.4
Yes
753.1386
21.6
Frequency Missing = 1478.9225942

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--DRUG
RAP SESSION
Q37F
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2692.344
79.9
Yes
679.2117
20.1
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Edinburg
Spring 1998
Frequency Missing = 1592.4437645

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--INVITED
SCHOOL GUEST
Q37G
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
1695.395
48.3
Yes
1814.127
51.7
Frequency Missing = 1454.477534

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--OTHER
SCHOOL SOURCE
Q37H
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2004.505
58.5
Yes
1424.224
41.5
Frequency Missing = 1535.2707507

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS SMOKING CIGARET
Q38A
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────────
Strong disapprove
2836.912
71.4
Mild disapprove
397.0944
10.0
Neither
264.7767
6.7
Mildly approve
62.88534
1.6
Strongly approve
54.83622
1.4
Don't know
355.7502
9.0

Frequency Missing = 991.74484817

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS DRINKING BEER
Q38B
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────────
Strong disapprove
1978.58
62.1
Mild disapprove
500.5612
15.7
Neither
231.6927
7.3
Mildly approve
86.26352
2.7
Strongly approve
70.28201
2.2
Don't know
321.2584
10.1
Frequency Missing = 1775.3625348

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

Edinburg
Spring 1998
PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS USING MARIJUANA
Q38C
Frequency
Percent
───────────────────────────────────────
Strong disapprove
3022.213
82.2
Mild disapprove
147.9242
4.0
Neither
100.7636
2.7
Mildly approve
36.68829
1.0
Strongly approve
65.75709
1.8
Don't know
303.0025
8.2
Frequency Missing = 1287.6508715

PURCHASED LOTTERY TICKET
IN PAST YEAR
Q39
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2309.708
58.9
Yes
1613.241
41.1
Frequency Missing = 1041.0510271

NON-LOTTERY GAMBLING
IN PAST YEAR
Q40
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
No
2388.601
60.0
Yes
1589.493
40.0
Frequency Missing = 985.90551309

MONEY SPENT ON GAMBLING
IN PAST YEAR
Q41
Frequency
Percent
────────────────────────────────
$0
2035.758
49.3
$1 - $10
1027.421
24.9
$11 - $50
609.7062
14.8
$51 - $100
206.8883
5.0
$100+
252.4389
6.1
Frequency Missing = 831.7875765

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

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