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Spring 1998
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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
29.1%
38.2%
57.8%
42.2%
Grade 9
26.4%
35.3%
55.3%
44.7%
Grade 10
28.6%
37.2%
56.9%
43.1%
Grade 11
29.5%
40.1%
59.3%
40.7%
Grade 12
35.1%
43.6%
62.5%
37.5%
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Cigarettes
All
27.2%
36.2%
55.9%
44.1%
Grade 9
24.9%
33.8%
53.8%
46.2%
Grade 10
26.0%
35.0%
55.0%
45.0%
Grade 11
27.3%
37.9%
56.8%
43.2%
Grade 12
33.1%
40.9%
60.3%
39.7%
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Smokeless tobacco
All
7.0%
10.0%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 9
5.6%
8.4%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 10
7.2%
9.9%
16.5%
83.5%
Grade 11
7.4%
10.5%
18.2%
81.8%
Grade 12
8.8%
13.0%
23.5%
76.5%
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Table T-2:

How often do you normally use...

Any tobacco product?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

46.3%
48.0%
47.3%
45.3%
42.6%

12.6%
10.7%
11.3%
14.2%
16.7%

Several
Times
a Week
4.8%
4.8%
4.5%
4.8%
5.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

6.7%
6.6%
6.8%
5.9%
7.4%

9.1%
9.3%
9.0%
9.1%
9.0%

7.3%
7.7%
8.0%
7.1%
5.4%

Less Than
Once a
Year
13.3%
13.0%
13.2%
13.6%
13.7%

Cigarettes?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

47.8%
49.0%
48.7%
47.3%
44.4%

11.3%
10.4%
10.2%
12.3%
13.7%

Never
Used

Every
Day

82.9%
85.5%
83.7%
81.0%
78.9%

2.1%
1.0%
1.6%
2.8%
3.9%

Several
Times
a Week
4.5%
4.4%
3.9%
4.8%
5.3%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

6.5%
6.4%
6.5%
5.8%
7.6%

9.2%
9.3%
9.1%
8.9%
9.6%

7.2%
7.6%
8.2%
6.9%
5.2%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.5%
1.2%
1.8%
1.6%
1.6%

2.7%
2.5%
2.3%
3.7%
2.8%

2.5%
2.6%
2.7%
2.2%
2.2%

7.0%
6.0%
6.2%
7.6%
9.3%

13.4%
12.9%
13.4%
13.9%
14.0%

Smokeless tobacco?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times
a Week
1.3%
1.1%
1.7%
1.0%
1.3%

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Table T-3:

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

All
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

70.8%
72.8%
72.3%
70.6%
64.9%

13.5%
12.1%
14.3%
12.8%
15.5%

9.0%
9.0%
7.5%
9.6%
11.0%

3.6%
3.1%
3.6%
3.4%
4.8%

2.6%
2.6%
2.0%
3.3%
3.0%

>2 Packs
Per Day
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.2%
0.8%

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Table T-4:

Average age of first use of:
Grade
Tobacco

9

11.8

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.4

13.1

13.5

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Table T-5:

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

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

3.7%
5.0%
3.3%
3.2%
2.1%

Impossible
5.1%
7.3%
4.5%
4.5%
2.3%

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

2.7%
3.4%
3.6%
2.0%
0.8%

4.7%
6.0%
5.5%
3.9%
1.8%

18.0%
21.6%
20.4%
15.5%
10.1%

65.8%
56.8%
62.5%
70.9%
82.9%

Somewhat

Very

Smokeless Tobacco?
Never

Very

Somewhat

Heard Of
All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Impossible

Difficult

Difficult

Easy

Easy

9.5%
13.6%
9.2%
6.5%
5.1%

4.5%
5.9%
5.9%
3.2%
0.8%

9.4%
13.5%
9.0%
8.0%
3.8%

18.4%
19.1%
21.1%
18.0%
13.5%

47.4%
33.8%
44.6%
54.2%
70.7%

10.8%
14.1%
10.2%
10.0%
6.1%

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Table T-6:

About how many of your close friends...

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

20.7%
23.8%
20.1%
20.5%
15.7%

A Few

Some

Most

All

31.2%
30.8%
32.6%
29.3%
31.8%

23.3%
21.8%
23.8%
22.7%
26.0%

20.9%
19.3%
20.2%
22.9%
23.1%

3.9%
4.4%
3.3%
4.5%
3.5%

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

23.3%
26.0%
23.8%
23.4%
17.5%

A Few

Some

Most

All

32.3%
31.9%
33.4%
30.3%
33.3%

21.5%
19.4%
21.8%
21.9%
25.0%

19.3%
18.7%
18.1%
20.4%
21.2%

3.5%
4.0%
3.0%
3.9%
2.9%

A Few

Some

Most

All

26.3%
26.0%
25.8%
26.6%
27.1%

12.6%
10.6%
13.1%
13.3%
14.8%

Use a smokeless tobacco product?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

55.2%
59.4%
54.6%
52.3%
51.1%

5.2%
3.3%
5.7%
6.9%
6.1%

0.8%
0.7%
0.8%
0.9%
0.9%

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Table T-7:

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Strongly
Disapprove

Mildly
Disapprove

Neither

Mildly
Approve

61.1%
65.8%
63.1%
59.5%
51.1%

17.5%
14.4%
17.2%
18.4%
22.9%

12.8%
10.7%
10.9%
13.9%
18.3%

2.4%
2.2%
2.0%
2.6%
3.0%

Strongly
Approve
0.8%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.4%

Don't
Know
5.3%
5.9%
5.8%
4.8%
4.2%

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Table T-8:

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

34.2%
38.6%
33.3%
32.2%
29.0%

36.0%
34.2%
35.8%
36.8%
38.8%

21.1%
17.4%
21.5%
23.8%
24.7%

4.7%
4.3%
5.2%
4.1%
5.4%

Do Not
Know
4.1%
5.5%
4.2%
3.1%
2.2%

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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
39.0%
56.3%
76.0%
24.0%
Grade 9
34.1%
50.7%
72.5%
27.5%
Grade 10
38.8%
56.0%
75.6%
24.4%
Grade 11
40.3%
58.5%
78.3%
21.7%
Grade 12
47.3%
65.3%
81.1%
18.9%
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Beer
All
27.5%
41.9%
59.8%
40.2%
Grade 9
23.6%
36.2%
55.3%
44.7%
Grade 10
25.8%
41.5%
59.4%
40.6%
Grade 11
28.6%
44.3%
62.6%
37.4%
Grade 12
36.2%
50.8%
65.9%
34.1%
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Wine coolers
All
26.1%
45.1%
65.3%
34.7%
Grade 9
23.6%
39.6%
60.8%
39.2%
Grade 10
25.3%
44.6%
64.3%
35.7%
Grade 11
27.9%
48.7%
69.4%
30.6%
Grade 12
30.3%
52.7%
71.6%
28.4%
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Wine
All
18.0%
34.3%
55.7%
44.3%
Grade 9
17.5%
32.0%
52.6%
47.4%
Grade 10
17.3%
34.3%
55.6%
44.4%
Grade 11
18.1%
35.2%
57.0%
43.0%
Grade 12
19.7%
37.9%
60.7%
39.3%
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Liquor
All
29.2%
44.5%
60.0%
40.0%
Grade 9
24.9%
38.7%
53.9%
46.1%
Grade 10
28.3%
43.7%
59.6%
40.4%
Grade 11
31.1%
47.3%
63.3%
36.7%
Grade 12
36.8%
53.9%
69.2%
30.8%
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Table A-2:

How often do you normally use...

Any alcohol product?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

27.4%
31.4%
27.9%
24.7%
21.8%

0.9%
1.0%
0.6%
0.9%
1.0%

Never
Used

Every
Day

39.7%
44.2%
40.5%
36.0%
33.7%

0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.7%

Several
Times
a Week
5.5%
5.7%
4.7%
6.1%
5.7%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

18.3%
16.0%
16.3%
20.4%
23.4%

20.8%
17.0%
23.1%
21.8%
23.2%

15.9%
16.4%
16.5%
15.0%
15.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

14.6%
12.5%
12.9%
15.3%
20.2%

17.4%
14.8%
18.4%
19.9%
17.9%

12.8%
12.2%
14.0%
12.0%
13.2%

Less Than
Once a
Year
11.3%
12.6%
10.8%
11.1%
9.8%

Beer?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times
a Week
4.0%
4.2%
3.4%
4.4%
4.4%

Less Than
Once a
Year
11.0%
11.7%
10.4%
12.0%
9.8%

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Wine coolers?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

34.2%
38.2%
35.4%
31.5%
27.5%

0.2%
0.3%
0.1%
0.3%
0.3%

Never
Used

Every
Day

43.3%
47.0%
43.2%
41.8%
38.3%

0.1%
0.2%
* %
0.3%
0.1%

Never
Used

Every
Day

40.3%
46.6%
40.8%
37.1%
31.5%

0.4%
0.5%
0.3%
0.4%
0.3%

Several
Times
a Week
3.0%
3.6%
2.4%
3.1%
2.8%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

13.7%
13.0%
12.5%
14.3%
16.2%

19.5%
15.1%
21.6%
21.7%
22.3%

17.5%
16.6%
16.9%
17.5%
19.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

9.2%
9.4%
8.6%
8.4%
10.3%

14.2%
12.5%
14.3%
15.3%
15.9%

18.3%
16.2%
18.9%
17.9%
22.0%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

14.4%
12.7%
12.6%
16.0%
18.6%

17.6%
13.9%
18.5%
18.6%
21.8%

14.1%
13.1%
14.6%
14.4%
14.7%

9.4%
9.5%
9.4%
9.4%
9.4%

11.9%
13.1%
11.1%
11.6%
11.0%

Wine?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times
a Week
2.2%
2.1%
2.2%
2.5%
2.1%

Less Than
Once a
Year
12.6%
12.6%
12.8%
13.8%
11.3%

Liquor?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times
a Week
3.8%
3.8%
3.7%
4.1%
3.6%

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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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

41.1%
45.1%
40.7%
39.0%
36.3%

58.9%
54.9%
59.3%
61.0%
63.7%

17.3%
13.8%
16.5%
18.7%
23.8%

29.6%
28.1%
31.4%
31.0%
28.2%

12.0%
13.0%
11.4%
11.3%
11.6%

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

34.8%
38.3%
35.0%
33.2%
29.4%

65.2%
61.7%
65.0%
66.8%
70.6%

17.5%
16.6%
18.1%
18.0%
17.6%

39.4%
35.0%
39.5%
42.6%
44.2%

8.4%
10.1%
7.4%
6.2%
8.7%

Wine Coolers

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

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Wine

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Ever

45.2%
46.9%
45.6%
44.7%
41.8%

54.8%
53.1%
54.4%
55.3%
58.2%

Never

Ever

40.3%
46.5%
40.2%
37.0%
32.2%

59.7%
53.5%
59.8%
63.0%
67.8%

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

32.7%
30.6%
34.2%
32.9%
34.3%

15.0%
14.9%
13.0%
15.4%
17.5%

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

17.6%
15.2%
18.0%
18.8%
20.4%

32.5%
27.9%
32.0%
35.7%
38.9%

9.5%
10.4%
9.9%
8.4%
8.4%

7.1%
7.5%
7.2%
6.9%
6.4%

Liquor

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

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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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Ever

61.4%
65.8%
62.6%
59.2%
53.4%

38.6%
34.2%
37.4%
40.8%
46.6%

Never

Ever

Several
Times/Week
2.7%
2.3%
2.3%
2.9%
4.0%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

19.2%
16.8%
16.8%
21.6%
25.0%

16.7%
15.0%
18.3%
16.2%
17.6%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

Wine Coolers
Several
Times/Week

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

56.9%
60.6%
57.0%
55.0%
51.8%

43.1%
39.4%
43.0%
45.0%
48.2%

Never

Ever

64.6%
66.8%
64.7%
64.0%
60.8%

35.4%
33.2%
35.3%
36.0%
39.2%

Never

Ever

57.8%
63.9%
58.8%
53.5%
49.1%

42.2%
36.1%
41.2%
46.5%
50.9%

2.0%
2.7%
1.4%
1.9%
1.5%

20.6%
18.5%
19.5%
22.4%
24.2%

20.5%
18.2%
22.1%
20.7%
22.4%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

12.3%
12.6%
11.8%
12.6%
12.5%

21.8%
19.0%
22.5%
22.2%
25.6%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

20.9%
17.4%
19.1%
23.4%
27.7%

18.3%
15.5%
19.6%
19.8%
20.1%

Wine

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times/Week
1.3%
1.6%
1.0%
1.2%
1.1%

Liquor

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times/Week
3.0%
3.2%
2.5%
3.3%
3.0%

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Table A-5:

Average age of first use of:
Grade
Alcohol
Beer
Wine Coolers
Wine
Liquor

9

11.8
11.9
12.2
12.3
12.8

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.5
12.6
12.8
13.0
13.5

13.2
13.3
13.6
13.5
14.2

13.9
14.1
14.4
14.4
15.0

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Table A-6:

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

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

3.6%
5.2%
3.0%
3.0%
1.9%

Impossible
6.1%
9.2%
5.2%
4.5%
3.1%

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

3.8%
5.0%
4.2%
2.9%
1.8%

9.8%
10.3%
10.7%
8.1%
9.1%

24.5%
22.7%
24.7%
24.5%
27.9%

52.2%
47.5%
52.2%
57.0%
56.3%

Wine coolers?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Wine?

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

3.7%
5.3%
3.7%
2.8%
1.7%

6.7%
10.4%
6.2%
4.3%
3.1%

4.9%
6.6%
5.1%
3.8%
2.5%

10.5%
11.4%
11.5%
8.7%
9.4%

24.3%
23.0%
23.8%
24.7%
27.2%

49.9%
43.3%
49.8%
55.7%
56.1%

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

4.0%
5.6%
4.1%
3.2%
1.8%

8.2%
13.0%
7.4%
5.0%
3.7%

5.9%
7.6%
6.4%
4.8%
3.1%

12.6%
13.6%
13.4%
11.3%
11.0%

22.9%
20.7%
22.0%
23.9%
27.4%

46.3%
39.4%
46.7%
51.7%
52.9%

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

3.7%
5.4%
3.6%
3.1%
1.3%

8.8%
13.1%
8.0%
6.0%
4.6%

6.0%
7.3%
6.8%
4.5%
3.7%

11.4%
12.0%
12.1%
9.9%
10.5%

22.0%
20.0%
21.4%
22.8%
25.6%

48.2%
42.1%
48.0%
53.8%
54.3%

Liquor?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

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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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

89.8%
88.8%
90.0%
91.0%
90.3%

1-3 Days
7.4%
7.9%
7.2%
6.7%
7.2%

4-9 Days
1.8%
2.3%
1.8%
1.2%
1.6%

10+ Days
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.2%
1.0%

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

99.0%
98.8%
99.2%
99.1%
99.2%

1-3 Days
0.7%
0.9%
0.6%
0.7%
0.7%

4-9 Days
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
* %

10+ Days
0.1%
0.2%
* %
0.1%
0.1%

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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:

4.6 days per student
2.9 days per student

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

4.0 days per student
1.2 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

88.0%
93.1%
90.5%
84.6%
78.6%

1-3 Times
8.8%
5.4%
7.9%
10.8%
14.5%

4-9 Times
2.0%
1.0%
1.2%
2.7%
4.2%

10+ Times
1.2%
0.5%
0.4%
1.8%
2.7%

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

95.9%
96.2%
96.9%
95.3%
94.2%

1-3 Times
3.7%
3.2%
3.0%
4.2%
5.0%

4-9 Times
0.4%
0.5%
0.1%
0.3%
0.7%

10+ Times
0.1%
0.1%
* %
0.2%
0.1%

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Table A-10:

About how many of your close friends use...

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

15.0%
18.4%
15.0%
14.5%
9.1%

A Few

Some

Most

All

23.7%
25.8%
24.2%
21.1%
21.4%

21.7%
20.8%
22.3%
21.9%
21.9%

28.2%
24.1%
27.8%
30.2%
35.0%

11.4%
10.9%
10.6%
12.3%
12.6%

A Few

Some

Most

All

23.5%
24.7%
23.8%
22.5%
21.6%

22.2%
20.6%
23.7%
22.7%
22.2%

24.9%
20.3%
24.0%
27.7%
32.0%

8.6%
8.3%
7.6%
9.2%
10.2%

A Few

Some

Most

All

24.4%
24.6%
24.5%
23.2%
24.9%

22.9%
20.3%
22.1%
23.8%
27.8%

20.5%
17.9%
20.5%
22.5%
23.5%

7.2%
7.0%
7.2%
7.5%
7.3%

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

20.9%
26.0%
20.9%
17.8%
14.1%

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

25.0%
30.1%
25.8%
23.0%
16.5%

Wine?
Never heard

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

40.3%
44.4%
40.6%
39.9%
32.9%

25.5%
23.5%
25.8%
25.1%
29.4%

16.3%
15.3%
16.7%
16.7%
17.4%

12.7%
11.7%
12.2%
13.4%
14.4%

5.1%
5.1%
4.7%
4.9%
5.8%

A Few

Some

Most

All

20.7%
21.4%
20.2%
20.1%
20.7%

19.8%
17.1%
20.7%
20.3%
23.1%

22.7%
19.3%
21.2%
25.6%
28.5%

8.4%
7.9%
8.1%
9.3%
8.8%

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

28.4%
34.3%
29.8%
24.8%
18.9%

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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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

1-3 Times

90.0%
91.2%
89.4%
89.8%
88.9%

4-9 Times

8.5%
7.6%
9.1%
8.8%
9.2%

10+ Times

1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
1.2%
1.6%

0.3%
0.2%
0.5%
0.3%
0.4%

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

1-3 Times

90.0%
92.1%
90.4%
87.7%
88.2%

4-9 Times

8.4%
6.7%
8.1%
10.5%
9.5%

10+ Times

1.0%
0.8%
1.2%
1.0%
1.3%

0.6%
0.4%
0.2%
0.8%
1.1%

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Table A-12:

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Seldom

23.8%
32.5%
22.8%
18.0%
15.4%

10.8%
13.8%
10.3%
8.8%
7.8%

Half
the Time
8.8%
9.6%
10.5%
7.1%
6.3%

Most Of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

Didn't
Attend

18.8%
15.4%
21.2%
20.0%
20.4%

25.2%
17.4%
22.6%
32.4%
36.3%

1.8%
2.3%
1.6%
1.8%
1.2%

10.8%
9.0%
11.0%
12.0%
12.5%

______________________________________________________________________________________________
Table A-13:

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

At home

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

35.7%
39.6%
35.0%
35.0%
30.2%

29.0%
24.0%
29.2%
31.7%
35.6%

24.7%
25.7%
24.2%
23.5%
24.7%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

28.5%
33.4%
27.4%
27.4%
22.0%

10.1%
12.3%
10.5%
7.7%
7.8%

18.6%
19.6%
19.1%
16.7%
18.0%

Most of
the time
7.6%
7.7%
8.3%
7.7%
6.3%

Always
3.0%
3.0%
3.4%
2.2%
3.2%

From friends

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Most of
the time

Always

28.7%
23.8%
29.8%
29.9%
34.8%

14.2%
10.9%
13.2%
18.4%
17.4%

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From a store

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

30.8%
35.8%
29.9%
29.0%
24.7%

39.0%
42.6%
41.2%
34.3%
34.0%

14.8%
11.6%
15.4%
17.4%
17.3%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

28.5%
32.9%
27.2%
27.5%
23.4%

11.1%
13.3%
12.2%
8.5%
8.2%

15.6%
16.8%
15.3%
14.0%
15.5%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

32.9%
37.5%
31.4%
31.5%
28.2%

25.0%
23.2%
26.7%
23.9%
27.2%

19.2%
18.3%
18.2%
20.7%
21.0%

Most of
the time
9.4%
6.5%
8.4%
11.5%
14.2%

Always
6.0%
3.5%
5.2%
7.8%
9.8%

At parties

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Most of
the time

Always

22.8%
19.0%
23.6%
24.2%
26.9%

22.0%
18.0%
21.6%
25.8%
25.9%

Most of
the time

Always

11.1%
10.6%
12.1%
10.8%
10.9%

11.7%
10.4%
11.7%
13.1%
12.7%

Other source

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

______________________________________________________________________________________________
Table A-14:

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

Mildly

Mildly

Strongly

Don't

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Disapprove

Disapprove

Neither

Approve

Approve

62.1%
65.2%
63.1%
62.0%
55.1%

18.4%
16.3%
17.6%
18.0%
23.8%

10.8%
9.2%
10.2%
11.2%
14.1%

3.4%
3.1%
3.4%
3.8%
3.4%

0.8%
1.1%
0.9%
0.6%
0.2%

Know
4.6%
5.1%
4.9%
4.4%
3.5%

______________________________________________________________________________________________
Table A-15:

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

43.7%
43.4%
43.4%
45.3%
43.1%

36.3%
33.6%
37.1%
36.2%
40.2%

14.7%
16.3%
14.4%
14.3%
12.7%

2.7%
3.1%
3.1%
2.0%
2.1%

Do Not
Know
2.6%
3.6%
2.1%
2.2%
1.9%

Mesquite
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Table D-1:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana?
All
18.4%
27.3%
41.1%
58.9%
Grade 9
17.7%
25.4%
36.8%
63.2%
Grade 10
18.2%
27.4%
41.5%
58.5%
Grade 11
18.2%
28.5%
44.6%
55.4%
Grade 12
20.5%
29.7%
45.1%
54.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine?
All
3.1%
5.5%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 9
2.8%
4.7%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 10
2.5%
4.8%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 11
3.3%
6.2%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
4.7%
7.3%
11.5%
88.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack?
All
0.9%
1.5%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.6%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.2%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.8%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 12
0.8%
1.3%
3.8%
96.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens?
All
3.5%
5.6%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 9
3.7%
5.5%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 10
2.7%
5.1%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 11
4.0%
5.7%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 12
3.7%
6.6%
12.4%
87.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers?
All
4.2%
7.0%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 9
4.0%
6.4%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 10
4.3%
7.1%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 11
4.6%
8.0%
13.7%
86.3%
Grade 12
4.2%
6.9%
11.6%
88.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers?
All
3.3%
5.5%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
3.0%
4.8%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
3.8%
6.0%
9.7%
90.3%

Grade 11
4.2%
6.3%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 12
2.4%
5.0%
9.2%
90.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol?
All
2.7%
4.7%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 9
3.3%
4.8%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
2.4%
4.3%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
2.2%
4.3%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 12
2.4%
5.2%
9.4%
90.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids?
All
0.8%
1.4%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
0.5%
1.1%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.3%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.7%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 12
1.5%
2.1%
3.3%
96.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy?
All
2.8%
4.2%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 9
3.1%
3.9%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 10
2.2%
3.9%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 11
2.7%
4.1%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 12
3.3%
5.3%
10.8%
89.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin?
All
1.0%
1.7%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.7%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 10
1.3%
1.8%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.8%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
0.4%
1.3%
2.9%
97.1%

Mesquite
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Table D-2:

How often do you normally use...

Marijuana?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

61.0%
64.0%
61.0%
58.6%
57.8%

3.8%
3.7%
4.2%
3.7%
3.4%

Never
Used

Every
Day

90.9%
91.9%
91.8%
89.2%
89.4%

0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
* %
0.2%

Never
Used

Every
Day

96.5%
96.5%
96.7%
95.7%
96.9%

0.1%
0.2%
* %
* %
0.1%

Several
Times
a Week
4.5%
4.6%
4.4%
4.4%
4.6%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

6.5%
6.9%
5.8%
7.3%
6.0%

7.9%
7.4%
8.8%
8.1%
7.2%

6.8%
5.9%
6.3%
7.2%
9.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.2%
1.2%
0.8%
1.2%
1.9%

2.3%
1.5%
1.8%
3.6%
3.0%

2.2%
1.9%
2.3%
2.7%
1.9%

3.0%
2.9%
2.8%
3.2%
3.5%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.4%
0.6%

0.7%
0.8%
0.5%
0.8%
0.6%

0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
1.2%
0.8%

1.4%
1.2%
1.8%
1.8%
1.1%

9.5%
7.6%
9.5%
10.6%
11.9%

Cocaine?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times
a Week
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%
0.1%
0.2%

Crack?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

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

Hallucinogens?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

89.8%
90.3%
90.8%
88.4%
88.7%

0.1%
0.2%
* %
* %
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

88.2%
89.0%
87.7%
86.6%
89.4%

0.3%
0.1%
0.5%
0.2%
0.4%

Several
Times
a Week
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
1.0%
0.9%

2.4%
2.2%
2.5%
2.4%
2.8%

3.1%
3.1%
2.4%
4.0%
3.3%

3.5%
3.1%
3.2%
4.2%
4.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.8%
1.7%
1.5%
2.5%
1.9%

2.9%
3.4%
3.2%
2.9%
1.7%

3.0%
2.5%
3.1%
3.7%
2.7%

3.2%
2.6%
3.6%
3.6%
3.5%

Uppers?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times
a Week
0.6%
0.7%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%

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Downers?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

90.5%
91.8%
89.2%
89.1%
91.3%

0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.1%
0.1%

Never
Used

Every
Day

92.4%
92.8%
93.4%
91.6%
91.3%

0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

97.3%
97.1%
97.6%
97.5%
97.1%

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%

Several
Times
a Week
0.6%
0.7%
0.9%
0.4%
0.3%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.4%
1.4%
1.1%
2.2%
1.2%

2.6%
2.6%
3.1%
2.5%
2.1%

2.3%
1.5%
2.7%
3.2%
2.2%

2.4%
1.8%
2.7%
2.5%
2.8%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.8%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.5%

1.8%
1.6%
1.4%
2.0%
2.4%

2.3%
2.1%
2.3%
2.2%
2.7%

2.3%
1.8%
1.7%
3.0%
3.2%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.9%

0.4%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.8%

0.5%
0.6%
0.7%
0.5%
0.2%

1.1%
1.5%
1.0%
0.8%
0.7%

Rohypnol?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times
a Week
0.4%
0.7%
0.3%
0.3%
* %

Steroids?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Ecstasy?

Several
Times
a Week
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.4%
0.2%

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

92.1%
92.7%
93.3%
91.7%
89.7%

0.1%
0.2%
* %
* %
0.1%

Never
Used

Every
Day

97.3%
97.2%
97.1%
97.2%
97.8%

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
* %
0.1%

Several
Times
a Week
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
* %

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.8%
0.9%
0.7%
0.9%
1.0%

1.8%
1.7%
1.6%
1.8%
2.1%

1.9%
1.6%
2.1%
1.8%
2.4%

3.1%
2.6%
2.0%
3.6%
4.8%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.2%
0.2%
* %
0.3%
0.1%

0.4%
0.5%
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%

0.6%
0.5%
1.1%
0.5%
0.3%

1.3%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.2%

Heroin?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Several
Times
a Week
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%

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Table D-3:

Average age of first use of:
Grade
Marijuana
Cocaine
Crack
Hallucinogens
Uppers
Downers
Rohypnol
Steroids
Ecstasy
Heroin

9

13.0
13.8
13.7
13.5
13.3
13.2
13.5
12.4
13.8
13.8

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

13.6
14.5
14.2
14.2
13.9
14.0
14.4
13.8
14.4
14.7

14.3
15.3
15.0
14.8
14.6
14.5
15.1
14.4
15.2
14.8

14.9
15.8
15.3
15.1
15.3
15.4
15.9
16.1
15.9
15.8

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Table D-4:

Age of first use of marijuana by family situation:

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

65.7%
71.1%
64.8%
62.9%
60.1%

9 or Under
0.6%
0.7%
0.6%
0.5%
0.7%

10-11

12-13

14-15

16-17

1.9%
2.7%
2.3%
1.4%
0.6%

9.6%
13.3%
10.0%
6.3%
5.8%

16.1%
11.5%
20.1%
17.8%
16.2%

5.8%
0.6%
2.2%
11.1%
14.9%

10-11

12-13

14-15

16-17

4.2%
6.1%
4.0%
1.9%

15.4%
19.0%
16.6%
13.5%

22.1%
20.2%
24.5%
25.1%

7.3%
0.6%
3.3%
13.2%

18 or Over
0.3%
* %
* %
* %
1.6%

Other family situation
Never
All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11

48.6%
51.9%
49.3%
44.6%

9 or Under
1.9%
2.2%
2.3%
1.6%

18 or Over
0.5%
* %
* %
0.2%

Grade 12

45.3%

0.9%

3.1%

8.3%

18.7%

20.9%

2.8%

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Table D-5:

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

Marijuana?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

4.9%
6.4%
4.7%
4.6%
2.8%

14.7%
19.6%
14.8%
10.1%
10.1%

8.3%
9.4%
8.2%
7.2%
7.6%

12.0%
12.3%
13.5%
12.3%
8.8%

20.6%
17.9%
20.2%
21.4%
25.3%

39.5%
34.4%
38.6%
44.5%
45.5%

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

24.7%
30.5%
24.6%
20.8%
18.1%

18.2%
17.2%
19.1%
17.9%
19.2%

20.5%
18.7%
20.2%
22.2%
22.7%

14.3%
11.8%
13.4%
16.3%
18.0%

13.7%
11.1%
13.4%
16.1%
16.6%

Cocaine?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

8.6%
10.7%
9.3%
6.7%
5.4%

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

9.6%
11.7%
9.9%
7.6%
7.4%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

26.3%
32.1%
26.9%
21.9%
19.2%

19.8%
19.0%
19.5%
20.9%
20.5%

21.1%
17.3%
20.4%
24.3%
25.9%

12.4%
11.0%
11.9%
13.2%
15.0%

10.8%
8.9%
11.4%
12.0%
12.0%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

24.8%
29.3%
24.7%
21.9%
19.3%

18.9%
16.6%
20.2%
19.3%
20.7%

16.5%
14.4%
14.0%
19.0%
21.9%

11.6%
10.1%
11.2%
12.9%
13.7%

12.1%
10.6%
12.1%
13.7%
13.5%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

18.1%
21.2%
16.9%
14.9%
17.4%

13.6%
12.3%
13.8%
13.4%
15.9%

14.3%
12.3%
12.8%
15.8%
18.6%

12.8%
10.7%
12.4%
15.9%
14.2%

15.5%
12.2%
15.6%
18.9%
18.1%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

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

16.1%
19.1%
17.9%
13.1%
10.9%

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

25.7%
31.3%
28.6%
21.1%
15.8%

Downers?
Never
Heard Of

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

25.7%
30.9%
28.1%
21.7%
16.5%

18.2%
21.4%
17.1%
15.1%
17.0%

13.9%
12.9%
14.1%
13.1%
16.5%

14.5%
11.8%
13.3%
16.8%
18.9%

12.8%
10.4%
12.1%
15.9%
15.3%

14.9%
12.6%
15.3%
17.3%
16.0%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

16.6%
19.7%
16.0%
14.0%
14.2%

12.3%
11.1%
12.7%
12.3%
14.2%

13.7%
11.7%
11.8%
14.7%
19.3%

10.6%
7.5%
11.6%
12.0%
13.3%

12.9%
11.1%
13.2%
15.8%
12.9%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

24.9%
30.1%
25.7%
20.0%
19.3%

16.5%
17.2%
16.2%
15.4%
16.7%

18.2%
15.8%
18.2%
21.2%
19.7%

14.4%
11.3%
13.8%
17.2%
18.3%

15.0%
12.0%
14.7%
16.9%
19.0%

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

33.9%
38.9%
34.8%
31.3%
26.1%

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

11.0%
13.6%
11.4%
9.4%
7.0%

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

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

19.2%
23.4%
19.4%
15.5%
15.0%

14.0%
13.1%
14.0%
13.8%
16.0%

15.4%
12.0%
14.5%
18.5%
19.7%

12.4%
8.1%
12.2%
17.4%
15.6%

14.6%
12.0%
14.2%
16.2%
18.6%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

29.7%
35.6%
29.8%
25.4%
23.3%

20.8%
18.5%
21.7%
22.7%
21.9%

17.0%
14.2%
15.6%
18.0%
23.1%

10.0%
9.1%
9.5%
11.0%
11.2%

11.3%
9.8%
10.9%
13.0%
13.1%

24.4%
31.4%
25.7%
18.7%
15.1%

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

11.1%
12.8%
12.5%
9.8%
7.4%

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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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

85.7%
84.2%
85.6%
86.6%
87.8%

1-3 Days
7.2%
7.7%
7.3%
8.0%
5.5%

Attended class while high from use of some other drug?

4-9 Days
2.5%
3.3%
2.2%
1.2%
3.1%

10+ Days
4.5%
4.8%
4.9%
4.2%
3.5%

None
All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

93.4%
92.5%
93.6%
93.5%
94.5%

1-3 Days
4.2%
4.9%
4.0%
4.0%
3.3%

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

10+ Days
1.3%
1.1%
1.4%
1.5%
1.3%

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

98.6%
98.3%
98.6%
98.6%
98.9%

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

4-9 Days
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.3%
0.1%

10+ Days
0.2%
0.3%
* %
0.3%
0.2%

Mesquite
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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:

5.2 days per student
3.3 days per student

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

6.0 days per student
1.6 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

88.5%
92.4%
90.0%
85.6%
82.2%

1-3 Times
7.1%
5.1%
6.6%
8.4%
10.2%

4-9 Times
2.0%
1.5%
1.3%
3.1%
2.8%

10+ Times
2.4%
1.1%
2.1%
3.0%
4.7%

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

96.9%
96.1%
97.4%
97.1%
97.2%

1-3 Times
2.7%
3.1%
2.4%
2.4%
2.5%

4-9 Times
0.3%
0.3%
0.1%
0.3%
0.3%

10+ Times
0.2%
0.4%
0.1%
0.2%
* %

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Table D-9:

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

37.9%
40.6%
37.4%
36.8%
34.4%

A Few

Some

Most

All

23.0%
20.7%
23.7%
23.4%
26.1%

16.0%
13.9%
16.0%
17.2%
18.9%

16.3%
16.9%
15.9%
16.1%
16.2%

6.7%
7.8%
7.1%
6.5%
4.5%

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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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

92.6%
91.7%
92.6%
92.4%
94.3%

1-3 Times
6.5%
7.3%
6.4%
6.2%
5.4%

4-9 Times
0.7%
0.8%
0.9%
1.1%
0.2%

10+ Times
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.4%
0.1%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
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Been criticized by someone you were dating because of drug use?
None
All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

1-3 Times

92.1%
93.1%
92.8%
90.8%
90.4%

4-9 Times

6.3%
5.5%
5.7%
7.0%
7.9%

10+ Times

1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
1.2%

0.6%
0.3%
0.4%
1.2%
0.6%

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Table D-11:

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Seldom

34.5%
43.2%
33.8%
29.0%
25.3%

13.6%
13.0%
14.4%
12.5%
14.7%

Half
the Time

Most Of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

Didn't
Attend

13.1%
10.5%
12.9%
14.8%
16.7%

13.4%
11.5%
13.4%
15.1%
15.4%

2.9%
2.8%
2.4%
4.1%
2.7%

10.8%
9.0%
11.0%
12.0%
12.5%

11.6%
10.1%
12.0%
12.5%
12.7%

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Table D-12:

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

Joints?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Seldom

63.6%
65.8%
63.8%
62.1%
60.9%

11.2%
9.9%
12.7%
10.3%
12.2%

Half the
Time
7.3%
7.1%
7.1%
7.4%
8.1%

Most of
the Time
11.0%
9.6%
10.6%
13.6%
11.7%

Always

Don't
Know

5.8%
5.9%
5.5%
5.7%
6.0%

1.0%
1.6%
0.3%
0.9%
1.1%

Blunts?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Seldom

70.5%
71.0%
70.9%
69.1%
70.7%

13.7%
12.6%
12.6%
15.8%
14.9%

Half the
Time
5.6%
5.1%
5.8%
6.1%
5.7%

Most of
the Time
4.4%
4.9%
4.8%
3.7%
3.6%

Always

Don't
Know

4.8%
5.0%
5.3%
4.4%
4.1%

0.9%
1.3%
0.5%
0.9%
1.0%

Always

Don't
Know

2.8%
2.6%
3.0%
2.8%
2.7%

0.8%
1.1%
0.6%
0.5%
0.9%

Bongs or water pipes?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Seldom

75.3%
77.1%
75.9%
73.6%
73.0%

11.5%
9.6%
11.5%
12.4%
13.9%

Half the
Time
5.4%
4.9%
4.6%
7.0%
5.8%

Most of
the Time
4.2%
4.7%
4.3%
3.6%
3.7%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
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Pipes?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never

Seldom

73.6%
74.4%
74.6%
72.5%
72.0%

11.2%
10.6%
10.1%
12.1%
13.2%

Never

Seldom

83.0%
82.0%
83.0%
82.6%
85.1%

9.3%
9.1%
9.3%
10.3%
8.5%

Half the
Time
6.1%
5.2%
6.9%
6.2%
6.5%

Most of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

3.0%
3.1%
3.4%
2.5%
3.0%

0.6%
0.7%
0.4%
0.5%
0.9%

Always

Don't
Know

2.1%
2.6%
2.1%
2.0%
1.4%

2.6%
3.0%
2.2%
2.1%
3.1%

5.4%
6.0%
4.6%
6.2%
4.5%

Some other way?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Half the
Time
1.9%
2.0%
2.1%
1.7%
1.5%

Most of
the Time
1.2%
1.4%
1.3%
1.4%
0.6%

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Table D-13:

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

81.6%
80.9%
81.7%
82.2%
82.2%

Mildly
Disapprove
6.7%
6.9%
6.0%
6.2%
8.2%

Neither

Mildly
Approve

5.1%
4.3%
5.1%
6.0%
5.3%

1.0%
1.5%
0.6%
1.5%
0.4%

Strongly
Approve
1.0%
1.4%
1.4%
0.6%
0.3%

Don't
Know
4.5%
4.9%
5.3%
3.5%
3.7%

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Table D-14:

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

Marijuana?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

51.9%
55.3%
50.2%
50.2%
50.0%

22.4%
20.7%
23.0%
21.8%
25.3%

14.4%
12.5%
14.2%
17.0%
15.7%

8.9%
8.3%
10.7%
8.8%
7.6%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know
2.3%
3.3%
1.9%
2.2%
1.3%

Cocaine?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

88.2%
86.3%
88.6%
89.2%
89.9%

7.2%
7.9%
7.0%
6.7%
6.8%

1.1%
1.4%
0.7%
1.2%
1.1%

0.6%
0.7%
0.8%
0.4%
0.3%

Do Not
Know
3.0%
3.8%
2.9%
2.6%
2.0%

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Crack?
Very
Dangerous
All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

90.7%
89.0%
90.6%
92.2%
92.7%

Somewhat
Dangerous
5.2%
5.8%
5.2%
4.5%
4.8%

Not Very
Dangerous
0.6%
0.8%
0.6%
0.4%
0.2%

Not at All
Dangerous
0.4%
0.4%
0.6%
0.4%
0.2%

Do Not
Know
3.1%
4.0%
3.0%
2.5%
2.1%

Ecstasy?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

71.9%
71.7%
70.8%
72.6%
73.2%

11.1%
9.7%
11.0%
11.2%
13.9%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

72.2%
70.8%
71.7%
72.2%
75.6%

17.3%
17.0%
17.8%
18.4%
16.1%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous
5.0%
4.3%
5.0%
5.3%
6.2%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

2.1%
2.1%
2.3%
2.8%
1.2%

9.8%
12.1%
10.9%
8.2%
5.6%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

Steroids?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Not Very
Dangerous
4.1%
4.5%
4.3%
4.1%
3.3%

1.1%
0.9%
1.3%
0.8%
1.2%

5.3%
6.8%
4.9%
4.5%
3.8%

Heroin?
Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

92.1%
89.7%
92.0%
93.5%
95.1%

3.5%
4.8%
3.1%
3.1%
2.4%

0.4%
0.5%
0.6%
0.3%
0.3%

0.4%
0.5%
0.6%
0.3%
0.3%

3.5%
4.5%
3.7%
2.8%
2.0%

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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
6.0%
10.0%
21.5%
78.5%
Grade 9
8.5%
13.3%
25.0%
75.0%
Grade 10
5.1%
9.7%
21.8%
78.2%
Grade 11
4.5%
7.7%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 12
4.2%
6.8%
16.9%
83.1%
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Liquid or spray paint?
All
1.3%
2.6%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 9
1.9%
4.0%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 10
1.4%
2.3%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 11
1.0%
1.8%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 12
0.5%
1.2%
4.7%
95.3%
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Whiteout, correction fluid?
All
1.4%
3.1%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 9
2.1%
4.6%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 10
1.5%
3.2%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.5%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.6%
6.0%
94.0%
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Gasoline?
All
0.7%
1.6%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 9
1.2%
2.8%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.4%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.1%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 12
0.3%
0.5%
3.1%
96.9%
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Freon?
All
0.6%
1.3%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
0.6%
1.3%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.9%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.1%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.6%
2.4%
97.6%
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Poppers, Locker Room, etc.?
All
0.6%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.5%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%

Grade 11
0.5%
1.0%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
0.7%
1.1%
1.7%
98.3%
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Glue?
All
0.6%
1.3%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 9
0.9%
2.2%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 10
0.4%
0.8%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.9%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 12
0.3%
0.7%
3.5%
96.5%
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Paint, lacquer thinner, etc.? All
1.0%
2.3%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 9
1.4%
3.2%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 10
1.1%
2.3%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
0.8%
1.8%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 12
0.4%
1.3%
5.0%
95.0%
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Nitrous oxide, laughing gas? All
1.5%
3.1%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 9
1.4%
3.2%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 10
1.1%
2.8%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 11
2.4%
4.0%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 12
1.6%
2.8%
7.3%
92.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Octane booster?
All
0.7%
1.3%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
0.9%
1.8%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 10
0.5%
1.1%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 11
0.7%
1.0%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 12
0.6%
0.8%
3.4%
96.6%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Other sprays?
All
1.0%
1.6%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
1.8%
2.7%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.3%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 11
0.7%
0.9%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.8%
1.7%
98.3%
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Other inhalants?
All
2.9%
4.6%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 9
4.2%
6.4%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 10
2.4%
4.6%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 11
2.0%
2.8%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 12
1.9%
3.1%
6.6%
93.4%
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Table I-2:

How often do you normally use inhalants?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Never
Used

Every
Day

88.9%
86.4%
89.2%
90.7%
91.2%

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.3%

Several
Times
a Week

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.8%
1.4%
0.7%
0.4%
0.2%

1.5%
2.1%
1.6%
0.7%
0.8%

2.4%
3.4%
2.0%
2.2%
1.5%

6.0%
6.0%
6.2%
5.6%
6.0%

0.3%
0.4%
0.3%
0.4%
* %

Several
Times
a Month

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Table I-3:

Number of different kinds of inhalants used:

All
Grade 9
Grade 10

0

1

2-3

4+

80.5%
77.6%
80.0%

7.0%
6.8%
7.8%

6.7%
8.4%
6.2%

5.7%
7.2%
5.9%

Grade 11
Grade 12

82.5%
85.0%

7.0%
6.4%

6.1%
4.8%

4.5%
3.9%

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Table I-4:

Average age of first use of:
Grade
Inhalants

12.0

9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.4

13.0

13.3

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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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

97.6%
96.1%
97.8%
98.6%
98.9%

1-3 Days
1.9%
3.2%
1.5%
0.9%
0.9%

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

10+ Days
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
* %

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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:

5.3 days per student
3.7 days per student

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

6.9 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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

82.5%
77.9%
82.3%
85.2%
88.9%

A Few
12.1%
14.6%
12.7%
10.2%
8.3%

Some
3.6%
5.1%
3.2%
3.0%
1.8%

Most
1.4%
1.8%
1.5%
1.1%
0.9%

All
0.4%
0.6%
0.3%
0.6%
0.1%

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Table I-8:

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

77.0%
74.8%
75.8%
78.0%
82.1%

15.5%
15.8%
16.9%
15.4%
13.0%

Not Very
Dangerous
2.8%
3.5%
2.9%
2.8%
1.6%

Not at All
Dangerous
0.7%
1.0%
0.7%
0.4%
0.4%

Do Not
Know
4.0%
5.0%
3.7%
3.5%
2.9%

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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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

No

Yes

49.2%
14.3%
57.1%
73.0%
74.0%

50.8%
85.7%
42.9%
27.0%
26.0%

No

Yes

81.3%
78.2%
80.3%
86.0%
83.3%

18.7%
21.8%
19.7%
14.0%
16.7%

No

Yes

88.8%
83.9%
89.3%
92.6%
92.5%

11.2%
16.1%
10.7%
7.4%
7.5%

No

Yes

77.4%

22.6%

An assembly program

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Guidance counselor

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Science class

All

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

69.2%
77.7%
82.6%
85.4%

30.8%
22.3%
17.4%
14.6%

No

Yes

91.4%
90.2%
91.0%
93.5%
91.9%

8.6%
9.8%
9.0%
6.5%
8.1%

No

Yes

88.4%
87.7%
88.1%
90.1%
88.1%

11.6%
12.3%
11.9%
9.9%
11.9%

Social studies class

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Student group session

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

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An invited school guest

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

No

Yes

83.1%
78.3%
84.7%
86.7%
85.4%

16.9%
21.7%
15.3%
13.3%
14.6%

No

Yes

71.2%
66.3%
72.5%
74.5%
74.5%

28.8%
33.7%
27.5%
25.5%
25.5%

No

Yes

45.2%
30.8%
47.2%
57.2%
57.8%

54.8%
69.2%
52.8%
42.8%
42.2%

Some other school source

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

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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
No

Yes

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

73.7%
68.2%
74.8%
77.3%
78.4%

26.3%
31.8%
25.2%
22.7%
21.6%

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

No

Yes

71.1%
69.0%
73.1%
72.4%
70.5%

28.9%
31.0%
26.9%
27.6%
29.5%

No

Yes

61.4%
59.6%
61.4%
62.7%
63.5%

38.6%
40.4%
38.6%
37.3%
36.5%

A counselor or program outside of school

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

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Your parents

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

No

Yes

45.3%
44.8%
46.4%
47.0%
42.7%

54.7%
55.2%
53.6%
53.0%
57.3%

No

Yes

62.2%
61.3%
65.0%
61.4%
60.6%

37.8%
38.7%
35.0%
38.6%
39.4%

No

Yes

18.4%
19.7%
20.1%
14.5%
17.4%

81.6%
80.3%
79.9%
85.5%
82.6%

A medical doctor

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Your friends

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

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

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11

No

Yes

36.4%
36.4%
36.0%
34.8%

63.6%
63.6%
64.0%
65.2%

Grade 12

38.5%

61.5%

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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

94.2%
92.3%
94.9%
94.7%
96.4%

5.8%
7.7%
5.1%
5.3%
3.6%

All
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 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

3.9%
4.3%
3.7%
4.1%
3.1%

27.2%
28.6%
27.6%
26.5%
24.5%

30.9%
29.3%
32.4%
29.9%
32.5%

33.2%
32.2%
31.3%
35.8%
35.1%

4.9%
5.5%
5.0%
3.7%
4.8%

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Sometimes carry weapons?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

None

A Few

Some

Most

56.0%
53.6%
56.1%
57.6%
58.4%

26.0%
26.8%
26.1%
25.3%
25.2%

11.6%
12.2%
11.8%
11.5%
10.3%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

2.9%
4.0%
2.6%
1.9%
2.1%

13.2%
15.9%
13.2%
10.0%
11.4%

23.1%
24.1%
23.3%
21.2%
22.6%

46.4%
41.9%
46.3%
51.7%
49.7%

14.5%
14.1%
14.6%
15.2%
14.2%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

71.9%
65.8%
72.3%
75.2%
79.4%

16.8%
18.9%
16.6%
16.3%
13.7%

4.7%
5.6%
4.3%
4.0%
4.6%

All
1.7%
1.7%
1.7%
1.7%
1.5%

Care about making good grades?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Belong/want to belong to a gang?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

6.7%
8.6%
6.7%
5.3%
4.5%

3.5%
5.3%
3.4%
2.7%
1.1%

1.1%
1.5%
1.0%
0.4%
1.4%

Wish they could drop out of school?

All
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11

None

A Few

Some

54.2%
50.6%
54.1%
53.9%

29.5%
29.2%
30.7%
31.6%

10.0%
11.3%
9.5%
9.5%

Most
4.1%
5.6%
4.1%
3.6%

All
2.2%
3.3%
1.6%
1.5%

Grade 12

61.7%

26.2%

8.7%

1.8%

1.5%

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Table B1:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
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Tobacco
All
29.1%
38.2%
57.8%
42.2%
Grade 9
26.4%
35.3%
55.3%
44.7%
Grade 10
28.6%
37.2%
56.9%
43.1%
Grade 11
29.5%
40.1%
59.3%
40.7%
Grade 12
35.1%
43.6%
62.5%
37.5%
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Alcohol
All
39.0%
56.3%
76.0%
24.0%
Grade 9
34.1%
50.7%
72.5%
27.5%
Grade 10
38.8%
56.0%
75.6%
24.4%
Grade 11
40.3%
58.5%
78.3%
21.7%
Grade 12
47.3%
65.3%
81.1%
18.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
6.0%
10.0%
21.5%
78.5%
Grade 9
8.5%
13.3%
25.0%
75.0%
Grade 10
5.1%
9.7%
21.8%
78.2%
Grade 11
4.5%
7.7%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 12
4.2%
6.8%
16.9%
83.1%
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Any Illicit Drug
All
20.2%
29.2%
43.1%
56.9%
Grade 9
19.6%
27.3%
39.0%
61.0%
Grade 10
19.7%
29.3%
43.7%
56.3%
Grade 11
20.1%
30.2%
46.1%
53.9%
Grade 12
22.2%
31.6%
46.9%
53.1%
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Marijuana
All
18.4%
27.3%
41.1%
58.9%
Grade 9
17.7%
25.4%
36.8%
63.2%
Grade 10
18.2%
27.4%
41.5%
58.5%
Grade 11
18.2%
28.5%
44.6%
55.4%
Grade 12
20.5%
29.7%
45.1%
54.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
7.1%
12.0%
21.4%
78.6%
Grade 9
6.8%
11.4%
19.4%
80.6%
Grade 10
7.4%
12.1%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 11
6.2%
11.7%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 12
8.2%
13.2%
23.6%
76.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
3.4%
5.8%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 9
3.1%
5.0%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 10
2.7%
5.2%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 11
3.6%
6.5%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 12
4.8%
7.5%
11.8%
88.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
3.1%
5.5%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 9
2.8%
4.7%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 10
2.5%
4.8%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 11
3.3%
6.2%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
4.7%
7.3%
11.5%
88.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.9%
1.5%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.6%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.2%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.8%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 12
0.8%
1.3%
3.8%
96.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
3.5%
5.6%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 9
3.7%
5.5%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 10
2.7%
5.1%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 11
4.0%
5.7%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 12
3.7%
6.6%
12.4%
87.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
4.2%
7.0%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 9
4.0%
6.4%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 10
4.3%
7.1%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 11
4.6%
8.0%
13.7%
86.3%
Grade 12
4.2%
6.9%
11.6%
88.4%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
3.3%
5.5%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
3.0%
4.8%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
3.8%
6.0%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 11
4.2%
6.3%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 12
2.4%
5.0%
9.2%
90.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.7%
4.7%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 9
3.3%
4.8%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
2.4%
4.3%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
2.2%
4.3%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 12
2.4%
5.2%
9.4%
90.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.8%
1.4%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
0.5%
1.1%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.3%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.7%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 12
1.5%
2.1%
3.3%
96.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.8%
4.2%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 9
3.1%
3.9%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 10
2.2%
3.9%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 11
2.7%
4.1%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 12
3.3%
5.3%
10.8%
89.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.0%
1.7%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.7%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 10
1.3%
1.8%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.8%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
0.4%
1.3%
2.9%
97.1%

Mesquite
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
33.5%
43.3%
62.7%
37.3%
Grade 9
28.1%
38.6%
59.8%
40.2%
Grade 10
33.1%
42.1%
60.5%
39.5%
Grade 11
34.2%
44.7%
63.9%
36.1%
Grade 12
43.1%
52.6%
70.1%
29.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
41.3%
57.4%
76.0%
24.0%
Grade 9
34.5%
50.3%
72.3%
27.7%
Grade 10
41.4%
56.2%
75.2%
24.8%
Grade 11
41.7%
58.2%
76.7%
23.3%
Grade 12
53.2%
71.2%
83.2%
16.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
6.6%
10.8%
23.2%
76.8%
Grade 9
8.8%
13.3%
25.2%
74.8%
Grade 10
5.6%
10.2%
23.2%
76.8%
Grade 11
5.9%
9.0%
20.9%
79.1%
Grade 12
4.9%
8.8%
22.1%
77.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
23.1%
32.1%
46.7%
53.3%
Grade 9
20.9%
28.9%
41.6%
58.4%
Grade 10
23.1%
32.3%
47.3%
52.7%
Grade 11
21.6%
31.2%
47.9%
52.1%
Grade 12
28.5%
38.6%
53.8%
46.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
21.6%
30.6%
45.6%
54.4%
Grade 9
19.2%
27.4%
40.4%
59.6%
Grade 10
22.2%
30.8%
46.0%
54.0%
Grade 11
20.2%
30.2%
47.6%
52.4%
Grade 12
26.2%
36.7%
52.6%
47.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
8.7%
14.3%
24.8%
75.2%
Grade 9
7.7%
12.5%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 10
9.8%
15.6%
26.2%
73.8%
Grade 11
6.7%
12.6%
25.0%
75.0%
Grade 12
11.0%
17.1%
27.6%
72.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
4.2%
6.7%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 9
3.6%
5.7%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 10
2.9%
5.6%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 11
5.7%
8.4%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 12
5.6%
8.6%
13.1%
86.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
3.9%
6.4%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 9
3.3%
5.4%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 10
2.7%
5.0%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 11
5.3%
8.0%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 12
5.5%
8.8%
12.9%
87.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.1%
1.6%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.6%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 10
0.9%
1.5%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.3%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 12
0.7%
0.9%
4.5%
95.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
4.7%
7.2%
12.0%
88.0%
Grade 9
4.7%
6.6%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 10
3.7%
6.9%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 11
5.2%
6.7%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 12
5.7%
9.2%
14.7%
85.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
4.1%
6.2%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 9
3.4%
5.4%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 10
3.7%
5.8%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 11
4.8%
6.7%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 12
5.1%
7.8%
12.4%
87.6%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
3.5%
5.4%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
3.0%
4.9%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
3.9%
5.3%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 11
4.0%
5.8%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 12
3.1%
6.2%
10.4%
89.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
3.2%
5.5%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 9
3.6%
5.5%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
2.8%
4.6%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 11
2.8%
4.9%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 12
3.6%
7.6%
11.2%
88.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
1.3%
2.1%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.6%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 10
1.4%
2.3%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.7%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 12
2.7%
3.8%
5.7%
94.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
3.4%
5.0%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 9
3.2%
4.1%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 10
2.9%
5.0%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 11
3.2%
4.8%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 12
4.9%
6.9%
12.5%
87.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.4%
1.9%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
1.3%
2.1%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 10
1.8%
2.0%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 11
1.6%
1.9%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 12
0.7%
1.6%
3.8%
96.2%

Mesquite
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
25.1%
33.6%
53.4%
46.6%
Grade 9
24.8%
32.4%
51.4%
48.6%
Grade 10
24.3%
32.7%
53.6%
46.4%
Grade 11
25.4%
36.3%
55.4%
44.6%
Grade 12
26.9%
34.5%
54.8%
45.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
36.8%
55.3%
76.1%
23.9%
Grade 9
33.8%
51.1%
72.9%
27.1%
Grade 10
36.4%
55.8%
76.1%
23.9%
Grade 11
39.2%
59.1%
79.7%
20.3%
Grade 12
41.0%
59.0%
78.8%
21.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
5.4%
9.4%
19.9%
80.1%
Grade 9
8.1%
13.2%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 10
4.7%
9.2%
20.4%
79.6%
Grade 11
3.1%
6.4%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 12
3.5%
4.8%
11.6%
88.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
17.5%
26.4%
39.8%
60.2%
Grade 9
18.4%
25.9%
36.8%
63.2%
Grade 10
16.5%
26.5%
40.4%
59.6%
Grade 11
18.6%
29.3%
44.6%
55.4%
Grade 12
16.0%
24.2%
39.7%
60.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
15.6%
24.3%
36.9%
63.1%
Grade 9
16.4%
23.6%
33.7%
66.3%
Grade 10
14.5%
24.4%
37.3%
62.7%
Grade 11
16.4%
27.1%
42.1%
57.9%
Grade 12
15.0%
22.3%
37.3%
62.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.7%
9.9%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 9
6.1%
10.4%
17.0%
83.0%
Grade 10
5.2%
8.9%
18.2%
81.8%
Grade 11
5.7%
11.0%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 12
5.5%
9.1%
19.4%
80.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
2.7%
5.0%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 9
2.6%
4.5%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 10
2.6%
4.8%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 11
1.7%
4.8%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 12
4.0%
6.3%
10.5%
89.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.4%
4.7%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.1%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
2.4%
4.6%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 11
1.6%
4.7%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 12
3.9%
6.0%
10.0%
90.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.7%
1.3%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.5%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 10
0.7%
0.9%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 11
0.5%
1.2%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.8%
3.0%
97.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.3%
4.2%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 9
2.7%
4.6%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 10
1.8%
3.5%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 11
2.9%
4.7%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 12
1.8%
4.1%
10.3%
89.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
4.4%
7.6%
12.9%
87.1%
Grade 9
4.5%
7.2%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 10
4.9%
8.2%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 11
4.4%
9.0%
15.3%
84.7%
Grade 12
3.2%
5.6%
10.5%
89.5%

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Table B3 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
3.2%
5.5%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
3.1%
4.7%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 10
3.6%
6.7%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 11
4.1%
6.7%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 12
1.8%
3.8%
8.1%
91.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.2%
3.9%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 9
3.1%
4.2%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
2.0%
4.1%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 11
1.7%
3.8%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 12
1.3%
2.9%
7.7%
92.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.4%
0.9%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.6%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 10
* %
0.4%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.8%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.4%
0.9%
99.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.1%
3.4%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 9
2.9%
3.8%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 10
1.5%
2.9%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 11
2.0%
3.4%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 12
1.8%
3.6%
9.0%
91.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.7%
1.5%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.6%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 11
0.9%
1.6%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 12
0.2%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%

Mesquite
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
33.7%
42.9%
61.6%
38.4%
Grade 9
30.9%
40.3%
59.7%
40.3%
Grade 10
32.7%
41.5%
59.8%
40.2%
Grade 11
34.0%
44.8%
63.7%
36.3%
Grade 12
40.0%
47.9%
65.7%
34.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
40.8%
58.3%
76.7%
23.3%
Grade 9
36.0%
53.2%
73.6%
26.4%
Grade 10
40.1%
57.2%
75.2%
24.8%
Grade 11
41.9%
59.7%
78.5%
21.5%
Grade 12
49.6%
68.1%
82.8%
17.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
6.2%
10.6%
22.6%
77.4%
Grade 9
9.2%
14.5%
27.2%
72.8%
Grade 10
4.9%
10.0%
22.0%
78.0%
Grade 11
4.4%
7.8%
19.7%
80.3%
Grade 12
4.5%
7.4%
17.8%
82.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
20.4%
30.2%
44.1%
55.9%
Grade 9
20.8%
28.9%
40.9%
59.1%
Grade 10
18.8%
30.0%
43.3%
56.7%
Grade 11
19.9%
30.7%
47.2%
52.8%
Grade 12
22.7%
32.7%
48.2%
51.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
18.4%
28.0%
41.7%
58.3%
Grade 9
18.6%
26.7%
38.1%
61.9%
Grade 10
17.1%
27.7%
40.5%
59.5%
Grade 11
17.8%
28.6%
45.5%
54.5%
Grade 12
20.4%
30.4%
46.1%
53.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.7%
10.7%
19.5%
80.5%
Grade 9
6.1%
10.5%
18.4%
81.6%
Grade 10
4.7%
9.8%
17.7%
82.3%
Grade 11
5.1%
10.8%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 12
7.1%
12.5%
22.4%
77.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
3.6%
6.2%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 9
3.2%
5.2%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 10
2.7%
5.7%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 11
3.8%
7.0%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 12
5.3%
8.1%
13.0%
87.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
3.4%
6.0%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 9
3.0%
5.0%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 10
2.5%
5.3%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 11
3.7%
6.9%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 12
5.1%
7.9%
12.6%
87.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.8%
1.5%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
0.9%
1.5%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.3%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 11
1.1%
2.0%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 12
0.7%
1.3%
4.2%
95.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
4.3%
6.8%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 9
4.9%
7.3%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 10
3.4%
6.1%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 11
4.5%
6.5%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 12
4.1%
7.3%
14.3%
85.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
5.2%
8.6%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 9
5.2%
8.3%
12.9%
87.1%
Grade 10
5.1%
8.4%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 11
5.4%
9.3%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 12
5.0%
8.4%
13.5%
86.5%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Table B4 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
4.1%
6.7%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 9
4.0%
6.5%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 10
4.3%
7.2%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 11
4.8%
6.9%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 12
3.3%
6.0%
11.0%
89.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
3.2%
5.5%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 9
3.7%
5.7%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 10
2.8%
5.1%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 11
2.8%
4.8%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 12
3.1%
6.5%
11.2%
88.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
1.0%
1.7%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.4%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.6%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.7%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 12
1.5%
2.3%
3.4%
96.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.9%
4.6%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 9
3.6%
4.8%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 10
2.0%
3.9%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 11
3.2%
4.7%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 12
3.0%
5.3%
11.0%
89.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.0%
1.8%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.8%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 10
1.5%
2.2%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.8%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 12
0.4%
0.9%
2.6%
97.4%

Mesquite
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
15.8%
23.8%
46.4%
53.6%
Grade 9
14.9%
22.8%
45.6%
54.4%
Grade 10
14.9%
21.2%
47.1%
52.9%
Grade 11
20.9%
30.4%
45.9%
54.1%
Grade 12
14.0%
23.7%
47.4%
52.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
30.3%
47.1%
74.1%
25.9%
Grade 9
27.4%
41.8%
70.9%
29.1%
Grade 10
28.9%
46.0%
73.9%
26.1%
Grade 11
36.2%
56.4%
77.9%
22.1%
Grade 12
33.0%
51.3%
77.4%
22.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
3.7%
5.3%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 9
4.2%
5.4%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 10
3.8%
6.2%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 11
5.4%
8.1%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 12
0.8%
0.8%
6.7%
93.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
19.2%
26.2%
40.9%
59.1%
Grade 9
15.9%
23.8%
35.1%
64.9%
Grade 10
19.4%
24.6%
42.2%
57.8%
Grade 11
24.3%
31.8%
45.9%
54.1%
Grade 12
20.9%
28.7%
46.1%
53.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
18.6%
25.6%
40.8%
59.2%
Grade 9
15.7%
23.0%
34.9%
65.1%
Grade 10
18.6%
23.8%
41.4%
58.6%
Grade 11
22.9%
31.9%
46.5%
53.5%
Grade 12
20.4%
28.3%
46.9%
53.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
15.9%
21.8%
35.8%
64.2%
Grade 9
13.6%
19.8%
30.2%
69.8%
Grade 10
16.9%
21.6%
39.0%
61.0%
Grade 11
18.0%
24.0%
38.0%
62.0%
Grade 12
16.8%
24.4%
40.3%
59.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
0.8%
1.4%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 9
0.4%
1.3%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.7%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 12
0.9%
0.9%
2.7%
97.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
0.7%
1.2%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 9
* %
0.9%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.8%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 12
0.9%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.8%
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.4%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
1.4%
1.4%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 12
0.9%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.4%
0.8%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 9
* %
0.4%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
* %
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.1%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 12
0.9%
0.9%
2.7%
97.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
0.6%
1.2%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 9
* %
0.9%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.5%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.1%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Table B5 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
0.6%
1.0%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 9
* %
0.4%
0.4%
99.6%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
1.5%
3.0%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
0.3%
0.7%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.9%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
0.7%
2.2%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
* %
0.5%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 9
* %
0.5%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 10
* %
* %
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 11
* %
2.2%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 12
* %
* %
1.9%
98.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.6%
0.8%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 9
* %
0.4%
0.4%
99.6%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
1.5%
2.2%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 12
0.9%
0.9%
2.7%
97.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.9%
1.3%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 9
* %
0.9%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
2.9%
2.9%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 12
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
99.1%

Mesquite
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
26.4%
36.7%
59.0%
41.0%
Grade 9
24.6%
34.3%
56.0%
44.0%
Grade 10
25.8%
34.8%
58.4%
41.6%
Grade 11
23.9%
37.8%
60.1%
39.9%
Grade 12
35.7%
45.2%
66.7%
33.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
44.4%
62.8%
82.8%
17.2%
Grade 9
40.3%
57.1%
80.2%
19.8%
Grade 10
44.1%
62.6%
81.5%
18.5%
Grade 11
46.8%
69.1%
87.8%
12.2%
Grade 12
53.2%
70.6%
85.7%
14.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
7.8%
12.2%
28.0%
72.0%
Grade 9
10.4%
15.3%
31.2%
68.8%
Grade 10
8.5%
13.5%
31.4%
68.6%
Grade 11
3.7%
7.9%
21.2%
78.8%
Grade 12
4.8%
7.1%
22.2%
77.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
24.9%
34.2%
50.8%
49.2%
Grade 9
23.6%
32.8%
45.6%
54.4%
Grade 10
27.6%
34.8%
51.1%
48.9%
Grade 11
20.6%
33.3%
55.6%
44.4%
Grade 12
28.6%
38.1%
57.9%
42.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
23.1%
32.4%
49.3%
50.7%
Grade 9
20.0%
29.8%
43.3%
56.7%
Grade 10
26.1%
33.9%
50.5%
49.5%
Grade 11
20.7%
32.4%
53.7%
46.3%
Grade 12
28.6%
36.5%
57.9%
42.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
8.8%
13.7%
25.1%
74.9%
Grade 9
6.8%
12.2%
21.2%
78.8%
Grade 10
12.5%
17.0%
29.5%
70.5%
Grade 11
5.2%
10.9%
24.5%
75.5%
Grade 12
11.9%
15.1%
28.6%
71.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
4.8%
8.3%
13.9%
86.1%
Grade 9
5.0%
8.6%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 10
5.1%
7.4%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 11
2.7%
7.5%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 12
6.4%
10.4%
16.0%
84.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
4.2%
7.8%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 9
4.4%
8.1%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 10
4.6%
6.9%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 11
1.6%
6.5%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 12
6.5%
10.5%
16.1%
83.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.4%
1.8%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.7%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.0%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.1%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 12
1.6%
1.6%
2.5%
97.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.5%
5.0%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 9
2.7%
4.4%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 10
1.9%
4.7%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 11
3.3%
5.4%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
2.4%
6.5%
10.5%
89.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.5%
4.9%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 9
3.1%
4.1%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 10
3.8%
5.3%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 11
3.9%
6.7%
15.7%
84.3%
Grade 12
3.3%
4.1%
9.8%
90.2%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Table B6 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
3.4%
4.5%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 9
3.1%
3.7%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 10
4.4%
5.3%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 11
3.9%
6.1%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 12
1.7%
3.4%
7.6%
92.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.7%
4.9%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 9
3.8%
4.4%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 10
3.3%
6.2%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 11
0.5%
3.8%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
1.6%
4.9%
9.8%
90.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
1.0%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.3%
1.0%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
1.7%
1.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
2.5%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
3.8%
5.4%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 9
4.2%
4.6%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 10
3.9%
6.3%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 11
1.7%
4.5%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 12
5.0%
6.7%
14.2%
85.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.3%
2.2%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.1%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.4%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
0.6%
0.6%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
3.2%
4.0%
96.0%

Mesquite
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
25.3%
34.1%
53.8%
46.2%
Grade 9
21.2%
29.0%
48.9%
51.1%
Grade 10
24.5%
33.3%
53.9%
46.1%
Grade 11
25.7%
36.7%
56.0%
44.0%
Grade 12
32.9%
41.3%
59.6%
40.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
35.8%
53.1%
73.6%
26.4%
Grade 9
29.1%
45.0%
67.8%
32.2%
Grade 10
35.8%
53.7%
73.9%
26.1%
Grade 11
38.0%
56.1%
76.4%
23.6%
Grade 12
44.8%
62.8%
79.9%
20.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
4.2%
7.8%
18.1%
81.9%
Grade 9
5.5%
9.3%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 10
4.2%
8.5%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 11
3.4%
6.3%
17.4%
82.6%
Grade 12
3.1%
5.8%
14.7%
85.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
16.0%
24.3%
37.4%
62.6%
Grade 9
13.8%
20.1%
30.3%
69.7%
Grade 10
15.5%
24.4%
38.6%
61.4%
Grade 11
17.4%
26.3%
41.4%
58.6%
Grade 12
19.3%
29.0%
43.8%
56.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
14.6%
22.7%
35.3%
64.7%
Grade 9
12.4%
18.8%
27.8%
72.2%
Grade 10
14.1%
22.7%
36.1%
63.9%
Grade 11
15.8%
24.7%
40.0%
60.0%
Grade 12
17.9%
27.3%
42.1%
57.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.8%
10.5%
19.4%
80.6%
Grade 9
5.3%
9.3%
16.1%
83.9%
Grade 10
5.9%
10.4%
20.1%
79.9%
Grade 11
5.2%
10.8%
20.8%
79.2%
Grade 12
7.1%
12.4%
22.6%
77.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
2.4%
4.2%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 9
1.6%
2.5%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 10
1.8%
3.7%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
2.9%
5.3%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 12
4.0%
6.5%
10.4%
89.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.3%
4.0%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 9
1.6%
2.5%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
1.6%
3.4%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 11
2.7%
5.1%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 12
3.8%
6.3%
10.0%
90.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.6%
1.0%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 9
0.5%
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.7%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 11
0.8%
1.6%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 12
0.8%
1.2%
3.2%
96.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.6%
4.5%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.8%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 10
2.1%
4.1%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 11
3.1%
4.8%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 12
3.3%
6.2%
11.6%
88.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.4%
5.7%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 9
3.0%
4.9%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 10
3.4%
5.5%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 11
4.2%
7.0%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 12
3.4%
6.2%
10.8%
89.2%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Table B7 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.4%
4.0%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 9
1.8%
2.9%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 10
2.6%
4.4%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 11
3.4%
4.9%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 12
2.1%
4.4%
8.7%
91.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.0%
3.8%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.7%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 10
1.8%
3.5%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 11
1.6%
3.6%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 12
2.3%
4.5%
8.7%
91.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.7%
1.2%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
0.4%
1.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.1%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
1.0%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 12
1.2%
1.6%
2.9%
97.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.0%
3.1%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 9
2.0%
2.3%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 10
1.8%
2.9%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 11
1.9%
3.1%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 12
2.7%
4.6%
9.8%
90.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.7%
1.3%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
0.6%
1.2%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.5%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 11
1.0%
1.6%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 12
0.3%
0.9%
2.4%
97.6%

Mesquite
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
42.6%
52.7%
72.1%
27.9%
Grade 9
39.3%
51.6%
72.1%
27.9%
Grade 10
43.0%
51.5%
68.6%
31.4%
Grade 11
47.1%
55.5%
73.2%
26.8%
Grade 12
46.9%
55.2%
77.6%
22.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
50.4%
67.9%
85.2%
14.8%
Grade 9
47.9%
66.2%
85.7%
14.3%
Grade 10
49.2%
64.3%
81.9%
18.1%
Grade 11
50.4%
69.3%
86.5%
13.5%
Grade 12
60.3%
78.9%
88.7%
11.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
12.1%
17.7%
32.8%
67.2%
Grade 9
16.4%
23.8%
38.7%
61.3%
Grade 10
8.4%
13.9%
30.2%
69.8%
Grade 11
9.1%
13.5%
26.3%
73.7%
Grade 12
9.3%
11.3%
26.8%
73.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
34.7%
46.4%
62.7%
37.3%
Grade 9
34.7%
46.5%
62.4%
37.6%
Grade 10
34.8%
46.8%
61.4%
38.6%
Grade 11
31.6%
46.5%
65.5%
34.5%
Grade 12
37.9%
45.1%
63.1%
36.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
32.0%
43.7%
61.3%
38.7%
Grade 9
31.6%
43.0%
61.1%
38.9%
Grade 10
33.1%
45.1%
60.7%
39.3%
Grade 11
29.1%
44.8%
63.4%
36.6%
Grade 12
34.5%
42.3%
60.8%
39.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
11.7%
17.2%
28.5%
71.5%
Grade 9
10.9%
16.9%
28.5%
71.5%
Grade 10
12.7%
18.4%
28.6%
71.4%
Grade 11
10.1%
15.6%
27.5%
72.5%
Grade 12
14.3%
17.9%
29.1%
70.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
6.8%
11.6%
17.7%
82.3%
Grade 9
6.9%
11.9%
17.7%
82.3%
Grade 10
5.9%
10.7%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 11
6.3%
11.2%
17.8%
82.2%
Grade 12
8.9%
12.6%
19.5%
80.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
6.3%
10.8%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 9
5.9%
10.8%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 10
5.7%
10.0%
16.0%
84.0%
Grade 11
6.0%
10.9%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 12
8.9%
12.6%
18.9%
81.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
2.1%
2.9%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 9
2.3%
3.3%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 10
2.1%
3.2%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 11
2.3%
2.3%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
1.1%
2.2%
6.5%
93.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
6.6%
9.5%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 9
7.2%
10.2%
17.4%
82.6%
Grade 10
5.2%
8.9%
14.7%
85.3%
Grade 11
8.0%
9.1%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 12
5.9%
9.0%
16.5%
83.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
7.3%
11.6%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 9
6.9%
10.7%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 10
7.9%
13.2%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 11
6.5%
12.6%
23.0%
77.0%
Grade 12
8.2%
10.4%
15.4%
84.6%

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Spring 1998
Table B8 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
6.7%
10.8%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 9
6.3%
9.8%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 10
8.2%
12.5%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 11
7.7%
12.7%
16.5%
83.5%
Grade 12
4.3%
8.0%
11.8%
88.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
5.0%
7.8%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 9
5.9%
8.1%
12.0%
88.0%
Grade 10
4.6%
7.4%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 11
5.0%
7.3%
14.6%
85.4%
Grade 12
3.2%
8.1%
13.0%
87.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
1.3%
2.2%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 10
0.9%
2.1%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 11
1.6%
2.4%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 12
2.8%
4.4%
5.0%
95.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
5.5%
8.3%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 9
6.0%
8.5%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 10
3.9%
7.4%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 11
5.9%
8.3%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 12
6.5%
9.2%
16.2%
83.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
2.3%
3.2%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 9
2.2%
3.3%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
2.9%
2.9%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 11
2.7%
2.7%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 12
1.1%
3.8%
5.4%
94.6%

Mesquite
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
25.8%
34.5%
52.0%
48.0%
Grade 9
21.8%
30.3%
48.5%
51.5%
Grade 10
25.5%
33.9%
52.3%
47.7%
Grade 11
25.7%
35.5%
52.1%
47.9%
Grade 12
33.5%
42.1%
57.7%
42.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
35.1%
51.3%
70.7%
29.3%
Grade 9
29.4%
44.7%
66.5%
33.5%
Grade 10
35.7%
52.1%
71.3%
28.7%
Grade 11
35.7%
52.4%
71.8%
28.2%
Grade 12
44.2%
61.3%
76.2%
23.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
5.5%
8.7%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 9
7.4%
11.7%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 10
4.5%
7.8%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 11
4.2%
6.9%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 12
4.7%
6.6%
16.5%
83.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
16.2%
23.9%
36.1%
63.9%
Grade 9
13.8%
20.0%
30.3%
69.7%
Grade 10
15.7%
25.0%
38.6%
61.4%
Grade 11
17.0%
25.0%
37.9%
62.1%
Grade 12
20.4%
28.5%
41.1%
58.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
14.3%
21.9%
33.8%
66.2%
Grade 9
11.7%
17.6%
27.8%
72.2%
Grade 10
14.0%
22.6%
35.7%
64.3%
Grade 11
14.9%
23.9%
36.3%
63.7%
Grade 12
19.0%
26.8%
39.6%
60.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.5%
9.4%
17.7%
82.3%
Grade 9
3.9%
7.2%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 10
6.2%
10.1%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 11
4.7%
9.7%
18.2%
81.8%
Grade 12
7.9%
12.0%
20.9%
79.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
2.8%
4.7%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 9
2.5%
4.2%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 10
2.0%
3.9%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 11
3.0%
4.8%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 12
4.4%
6.7%
10.2%
89.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.6%
4.5%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.0%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 10
1.8%
3.7%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 11
2.6%
4.6%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 12
4.3%
6.6%
10.1%
89.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.7%
1.2%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.4%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.8%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.6%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 12
0.7%
1.0%
3.0%
97.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.7%
4.7%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 9
2.6%
4.4%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 10
2.2%
4.3%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 11
3.3%
4.9%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 12
3.1%
5.6%
10.7%
89.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.3%
6.0%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 9
2.8%
5.2%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 10
3.5%
6.2%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 11
3.5%
6.6%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 12
3.9%
6.5%
10.0%
90.0%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Table B9 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.4%
4.4%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 9
2.0%
3.6%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 10
2.6%
5.2%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 11
3.1%
5.0%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 12
2.0%
4.1%
7.7%
92.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.4%
3.7%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 9
3.5%
4.1%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 10
1.9%
3.2%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 11
1.9%
3.7%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 12
1.7%
3.6%
7.8%
92.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.8%
1.4%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
0.6%
1.2%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 10
0.4%
1.1%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
1.0%
1.4%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 12
1.5%
2.0%
2.8%
97.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.3%
3.6%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 9
2.7%
3.4%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 10
1.6%
3.2%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 11
2.1%
3.8%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 12
2.9%
4.4%
8.9%
91.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.7%
1.4%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.7%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.2%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 11
0.7%
1.3%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 12
0.4%
1.2%
2.7%
97.3%

Mesquite
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
33.9%
43.6%
66.3%
33.7%
Grade 9
32.4%
42.0%
64.5%
35.5%
Grade 10
33.1%
42.1%
64.1%
35.9%
Grade 11
35.0%
46.7%
69.3%
30.7%
Grade 12
37.3%
45.8%
70.3%
29.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
44.6%
63.5%
83.9%
16.1%
Grade 9
40.6%
58.7%
80.6%
19.4%
Grade 10
43.5%
61.9%
82.4%
17.6%
Grade 11
47.1%
67.6%
87.6%
12.4%
Grade 12
52.5%
71.9%
89.5%
10.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
6.7%
11.8%
24.9%
75.1%
Grade 9
9.9%
15.4%
29.0%
71.0%
Grade 10
5.8%
12.4%
25.6%
74.4%
Grade 11
4.9%
8.9%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 12
3.2%
6.6%
17.3%
82.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
26.0%
36.8%
53.3%
46.7%
Grade 9
27.4%
37.0%
50.6%
49.4%
Grade 10
25.7%
35.7%
51.4%
48.6%
Grade 11
24.5%
37.7%
58.0%
42.0%
Grade 12
25.3%
36.8%
56.6%
43.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
24.5%
35.2%
51.6%
48.4%
Grade 9
25.8%
35.7%
48.8%
51.2%
Grade 10
24.5%
34.7%
50.2%
49.8%
Grade 11
23.1%
35.4%
56.8%
43.2%
Grade 12
23.0%
34.6%
54.1%
45.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
9.5%
15.7%
26.8%
73.2%
Grade 9
10.7%
16.9%
26.1%
73.9%
Grade 10
9.1%
15.0%
26.4%
73.6%
Grade 11
8.3%
14.8%
27.7%
72.3%
Grade 12
8.9%
15.0%
28.2%
71.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
4.3%
7.5%
12.9%
87.1%
Grade 9
3.8%
6.2%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 10
3.9%
7.2%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 11
4.6%
9.1%
14.7%
85.3%
Grade 12
5.6%
8.9%
14.8%
85.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
4.0%
7.0%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 9
3.4%
5.6%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 10
3.6%
6.7%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 11
4.3%
8.7%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 12
5.4%
8.7%
13.9%
86.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.2%
1.9%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.8%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 10
1.2%
1.8%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 11
1.2%
2.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.9%
5.0%
95.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
4.6%
7.1%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 9
5.2%
7.2%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 10
3.5%
6.5%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 11
4.8%
6.5%
15.3%
84.7%
Grade 12
4.7%
8.5%
15.6%
84.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
5.6%
8.4%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 9
5.9%
8.1%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 10
5.5%
8.5%
14.9%
85.1%
Grade 11
6.2%
9.9%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 12
4.4%
7.3%
14.1%
85.9%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Table B10 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
4.7%
7.0%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 9
4.4%
6.3%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 10
5.6%
7.5%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 11
5.5%
8.2%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 12
2.9%
6.2%
11.5%
88.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
3.1%
6.1%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 9
3.2%
5.9%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 10
3.2%
6.1%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 11
2.6%
5.3%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 12
3.4%
7.7%
11.8%
88.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.9%
1.5%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
0.4%
1.0%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
1.1%
1.6%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 12
1.2%
1.9%
3.9%
96.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
3.5%
5.2%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 9
3.6%
4.7%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
3.1%
5.0%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 11
3.4%
4.5%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 12
4.1%
7.1%
14.1%
85.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.4%
2.1%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.8%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 10
2.0%
2.8%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 11
1.8%
2.1%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 12
0.2%
1.4%
2.9%
97.1%

Mesquite
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
26.6%
35.5%
55.1%
44.9%
Grade 9
23.5%
32.2%
51.8%
48.2%
Grade 10
25.7%
33.9%
54.6%
45.4%
Grade 11
27.2%
37.8%
57.2%
42.8%
Grade 12
33.1%
41.8%
59.9%
40.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
36.7%
53.9%
74.7%
25.3%
Grade 9
31.1%
47.3%
70.7%
29.3%
Grade 10
36.7%
53.7%
74.6%
25.4%
Grade 11
38.2%
56.4%
77.0%
23.0%
Grade 12
45.3%
63.9%
80.1%
19.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
4.6%
8.3%
18.8%
81.2%
Grade 9
6.3%
10.5%
21.4%
78.6%
Grade 10
4.2%
9.0%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 11
3.3%
6.2%
16.3%
83.7%
Grade 12
3.3%
5.6%
14.5%
85.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
17.2%
25.6%
39.3%
60.7%
Grade 9
16.5%
23.2%
34.2%
65.8%
Grade 10
16.7%
25.6%
39.6%
60.4%
Grade 11
17.0%
26.8%
42.9%
57.1%
Grade 12
19.7%
29.1%
44.4%
55.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
15.9%
24.1%
37.4%
62.6%
Grade 9
15.2%
21.9%
32.4%
67.6%
Grade 10
15.3%
23.9%
37.5%
62.5%
Grade 11
15.5%
25.3%
41.2%
58.8%
Grade 12
18.5%
27.4%
42.8%
57.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
6.4%
11.2%
20.7%
79.3%
Grade 9
6.7%
11.1%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 10
5.9%
10.3%
20.1%
79.9%
Grade 11
5.3%
11.0%
21.7%
78.3%
Grade 12
7.7%
12.8%
23.4%
76.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
2.4%
4.4%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 9
2.0%
3.6%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 10
2.1%
4.2%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 11
2.2%
4.4%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 12
3.8%
6.3%
10.1%
89.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.3%
4.2%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 9
1.8%
3.3%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 10
2.0%
4.0%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 11
2.1%
4.2%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 12
3.8%
6.3%
9.7%
90.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.6%
1.1%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.3%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.9%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 11
0.5%
1.2%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.8%
2.7%
97.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.5%
4.4%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 9
2.5%
3.8%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 10
1.9%
4.4%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 11
3.0%
4.6%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 12
2.9%
5.5%
10.8%
89.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.3%
5.7%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 9
3.0%
4.7%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 10
3.4%
5.8%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 11
4.0%
7.1%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 12
3.1%
5.7%
10.3%
89.7%

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Spring 1998
Table B11 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.5%
4.2%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.8%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
2.9%
5.0%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 11
3.7%
5.5%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 12
2.1%
4.4%
8.1%
91.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.1%
3.8%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 9
2.6%
3.5%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 10
1.7%
3.8%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 11
1.9%
3.7%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 12
1.9%
4.3%
8.4%
91.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.5%
1.1%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.9%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
0.5%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 11
0.5%
1.3%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.3%
2.4%
97.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.2%
3.4%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 9
2.3%
2.8%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 10
1.9%
3.3%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 11
1.9%
3.5%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 12
2.5%
4.3%
9.3%
90.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.5%
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 9
0.5%
1.1%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.3%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 11
0.5%
1.0%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
0.1%
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%

Mesquite
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
40.8%
50.2%
69.5%
30.5%
Grade 9
37.1%
47.9%
68.9%
31.1%
Grade 10
42.9%
52.3%
67.2%
32.8%
Grade 11
40.1%
50.0%
71.1%
28.9%
Grade 12
45.3%
51.6%
72.6%
27.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
49.9%
67.2%
83.1%
16.9%
Grade 9
45.8%
63.6%
79.8%
20.2%
Grade 10
47.9%
67.4%
81.9%
18.1%
Grade 11
51.9%
68.7%
86.7%
13.3%
Grade 12
58.7%
72.5%
87.3%
12.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
11.8%
16.7%
32.9%
67.1%
Grade 9
16.8%
23.1%
39.6%
60.4%
Grade 10
9.4%
14.2%
29.5%
70.5%
Grade 11
9.4%
13.2%
29.9%
70.1%
Grade 12
8.4%
12.0%
28.3%
71.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
30.9%
42.3%
58.4%
41.6%
Grade 9
28.5%
41.1%
56.5%
43.5%
Grade 10
31.6%
43.1%
58.7%
41.3%
Grade 11
32.5%
43.6%
61.1%
38.9%
Grade 12
33.0%
41.9%
58.6%
41.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
27.7%
39.8%
55.8%
44.2%
Grade 9
24.2%
37.2%
52.6%
47.4%
Grade 10
30.1%
41.6%
55.9%
44.1%
Grade 11
29.4%
42.4%
61.0%
39.0%
Grade 12
29.3%
39.4%
56.4%
43.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
9.3%
14.4%
24.2%
75.8%
Grade 9
6.2%
12.2%
20.5%
79.5%
Grade 10
12.1%
16.6%
26.9%
73.1%
Grade 11
10.6%
15.7%
25.8%
74.2%
Grade 12
9.4%
14.1%
25.1%
74.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
7.0%
11.3%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 9
6.4%
10.7%
16.5%
83.5%
Grade 10
5.3%
9.5%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 11
8.2%
13.9%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 12
9.9%
12.6%
19.8%
80.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
6.1%
10.5%
15.7%
84.3%
Grade 9
5.6%
9.9%
15.5%
84.5%
Grade 10
4.3%
8.2%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 11
7.4%
13.5%
19.7%
80.3%
Grade 12
8.9%
12.3%
19.6%
80.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
2.3%
3.1%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 9
1.9%
2.9%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 10
1.8%
2.5%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 11
2.2%
2.7%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 12
4.0%
4.6%
8.0%
92.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
7.7%
10.9%
18.2%
81.8%
Grade 9
7.8%
12.2%
19.4%
80.6%
Grade 10
6.6%
8.8%
14.6%
85.4%
Grade 11
9.1%
11.7%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 12
7.8%
10.6%
19.6%
80.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
8.7%
13.2%
20.6%
79.4%
Grade 9
7.8%
13.4%
21.2%
78.8%
Grade 10
9.3%
14.1%
22.2%
77.8%
Grade 11
8.1%
12.6%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 12
9.9%
12.2%
17.4%
82.6%

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Spring 1998
Table B12 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
7.3%
11.0%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 9
8.4%
13.0%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 10
8.5%
11.9%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 11
6.8%
10.4%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 12
3.9%
6.7%
14.0%
86.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
5.9%
8.7%
13.9%
86.1%
Grade 9
7.5%
10.4%
15.6%
84.4%
Grade 10
5.5%
6.9%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 11
4.5%
7.6%
14.7%
85.3%
Grade 12
5.1%
9.6%
14.1%
85.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
2.5%
3.0%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 9
2.0%
2.0%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 10
1.2%
1.9%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 11
3.7%
3.7%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 12
4.1%
5.8%
7.6%
92.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
5.6%
8.0%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 9
6.3%
8.6%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 10
3.7%
6.4%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 11
6.0%
6.9%
13.9%
86.1%
Grade 12
6.9%
10.4%
18.5%
81.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
3.1%
4.3%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 9
3.0%
4.9%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
3.3%
3.7%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 11
4.1%
5.0%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 12
1.7%
3.4%
8.0%
92.0%

Mesquite
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
28.2%
37.9%
59.9%
40.1%
Grade 9
26.1%
36.3%
57.5%
42.5%
Grade 10
28.4%
38.8%
61.2%
38.8%
Grade 11
31.4%
39.3%
60.7%
39.3%
Grade 12
30.8%
39.1%
64.7%
35.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
38.5%
55.6%
76.7%
23.3%
Grade 9
33.7%
49.9%
72.1%
27.9%
Grade 10
39.7%
56.7%
77.9%
22.1%
Grade 11
44.5%
62.8%
83.2%
16.8%
Grade 12
44.2%
62.8%
80.8%
19.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
6.6%
11.6%
24.4%
75.6%
Grade 9
7.4%
13.8%
24.9%
75.1%
Grade 10
6.2%
11.3%
26.0%
74.0%
Grade 11
4.9%
8.6%
22.3%
77.7%
Grade 12
7.7%
8.3%
20.5%
79.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
24.7%
33.1%
48.5%
51.5%
Grade 9
22.3%
29.4%
43.8%
56.2%
Grade 10
27.2%
36.6%
51.2%
48.8%
Grade 11
26.2%
37.2%
53.7%
46.3%
Grade 12
25.0%
31.4%
50.6%
49.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
23.3%
31.6%
47.0%
53.0%
Grade 9
21.1%
28.2%
42.2%
57.8%
Grade 10
25.6%
35.1%
50.2%
49.8%
Grade 11
24.8%
35.0%
52.0%
48.0%
Grade 12
23.2%
29.7%
48.4%
51.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
10.4%
14.8%
25.3%
74.7%
Grade 9
10.0%
13.6%
24.4%
75.6%
Grade 10
12.0%
17.6%
27.5%
72.5%
Grade 11
9.0%
15.4%
25.9%
74.1%
Grade 12
9.6%
10.2%
21.7%
78.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
4.1%
7.1%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 9
3.4%
5.5%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 10
4.5%
7.4%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 11
4.3%
8.4%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 12
5.3%
10.5%
17.1%
82.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
3.9%
6.8%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 9
3.3%
5.2%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 10
4.1%
7.1%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 11
4.1%
7.8%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 12
5.3%
10.6%
15.9%
84.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.1%
1.7%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.9%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 10
1.4%
1.9%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.3%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 12
1.3%
1.3%
6.0%
94.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
4.1%
6.2%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 9
3.7%
5.1%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 10
4.6%
7.4%
12.3%
87.7%
Grade 11
4.4%
5.9%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 12
3.9%
7.1%
13.6%
86.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
4.6%
7.3%
12.0%
88.0%
Grade 9
3.8%
5.8%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 10
5.4%
8.7%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 11
6.0%
9.5%
14.6%
85.4%
Grade 12
3.4%
5.4%
14.2%
85.8%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Table B13 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
4.3%
6.8%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 9
3.4%
5.3%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 10
5.3%
8.1%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 11
6.5%
8.4%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 12
2.0%
6.0%
14.8%
85.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.5%
4.5%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 9
3.1%
5.0%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 10
2.5%
4.3%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 11
1.9%
4.1%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 12
1.3%
3.4%
9.4%
90.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.7%
1.6%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 9
0.5%
1.5%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 10
0.9%
1.9%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.6%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 12
1.4%
2.7%
3.4%
96.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
3.2%
4.9%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.5%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 10
3.6%
5.7%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 11
4.3%
5.3%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 12
4.0%
7.3%
13.3%
86.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.7%
2.4%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.3%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 10
2.3%
3.3%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 11
1.9%
1.9%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
0.7%
1.3%
4.7%
95.3%

Mesquite
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
29.4%
38.3%
57.1%
42.9%
Grade 9
26.4%
34.9%
54.4%
45.6%
Grade 10
28.5%
36.4%
55.1%
44.9%
Grade 11
29.1%
40.5%
58.9%
41.1%
Grade 12
35.8%
44.2%
62.3%
37.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
39.1%
56.5%
75.9%
24.1%
Grade 9
34.3%
50.9%
72.8%
27.2%
Grade 10
38.3%
55.7%
74.8%
25.2%
Grade 11
39.2%
57.5%
77.2%
22.8%
Grade 12
47.8%
65.7%
81.3%
18.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
5.8%
9.6%
20.6%
79.4%
Grade 9
8.9%
13.0%
25.0%
75.0%
Grade 10
4.7%
9.2%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 11
4.4%
7.5%
18.1%
81.9%
Grade 12
3.6%
6.6%
16.3%
83.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
18.7%
27.8%
41.2%
58.8%
Grade 9
18.6%
26.4%
37.0%
63.0%
Grade 10
16.7%
26.2%
40.5%
59.5%
Grade 11
18.3%
28.4%
44.0%
56.0%
Grade 12
21.9%
31.6%
46.2%
53.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
16.9%
25.8%
39.0%
61.0%
Grade 9
16.4%
24.0%
34.5%
65.5%
Grade 10
15.3%
24.3%
37.8%
62.2%
Grade 11
16.3%
26.8%
42.5%
57.5%
Grade 12
20.3%
29.7%
44.6%
55.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
6.0%
11.0%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 9
5.6%
10.3%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 10
5.6%
10.0%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 11
5.3%
10.7%
21.2%
78.8%
Grade 12
8.1%
13.5%
23.8%
76.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Cocaine or Crack

All
3.2%
5.4%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 9
2.9%
4.8%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 10
2.1%
4.5%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 11
3.4%
6.1%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 12
4.8%
7.1%
11.1%
88.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.9%
5.1%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 9
2.5%
4.5%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 10
2.0%
4.1%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
3.1%
5.8%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 12
4.6%
6.9%
10.9%
89.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.8%
1.4%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
0.9%
1.4%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.9%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 12
0.7%
1.3%
3.4%
96.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
3.3%
5.5%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 9
3.7%
5.8%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 10
2.1%
4.3%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 11
3.9%
5.6%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 12
3.7%
6.6%
12.4%
87.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
4.1%
6.8%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 9
4.1%
6.6%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 10
3.8%
6.4%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 11
4.3%
7.5%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 12
4.3%
7.2%
11.1%
88.9%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Table B14 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
3.0%
5.0%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 9
2.9%
4.7%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 10
3.1%
5.3%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 11
3.4%
5.7%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 12
2.4%
4.7%
8.2%
91.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.7%
4.7%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 9
3.4%
4.7%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 10
2.3%
4.3%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 11
2.3%
4.4%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 12
2.6%
5.5%
9.4%
90.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.9%
1.4%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
0.5%
1.0%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.1%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 11
1.3%
2.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 12
1.4%
1.9%
3.1%
96.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.6%
4.0%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 9
3.3%
4.1%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 10
1.7%
3.1%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 11
2.2%
3.8%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 12
3.3%
5.1%
10.4%
89.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.8%
1.5%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.5%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
0.9%
1.3%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.8%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
0.4%
1.4%
2.6%
97.4%

Mesquite
Spring 1998
GENDER
Q1
Frequency
Percent
____________________________
Female
3370.515
52.0
Male
3114.92
48.0
Frequency Missing = 15.56473447

GRADE
Q2
Frequency
Percent
_________________________________
Grade 9
2286.799
35.2
Grade 10
1806.844
27.8
Grade 11
1229.079
18.9
Grade 12
1178.278
18.1

LIVE WITH BOTH PARENTS
Q3
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2603.17
40.3
Yes
3853.688
59.7
Frequency Missing = 44.14212591

AGE
Q4
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
11 or younger
3.496672
0.1
13
1.030128
0.0

14
15
16
17
18
19 or older

646.8638
1943.622
1704.774
1369.288
719.8614
81.79762

10.0
30.0
26.3
21.2
11.1
1.3

Frequency Missing = 30.26647161

ETHNICITY
Q5
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
African/American
727.8012
11.4
Asian/American
296.6635
4.6
Mexican/American
856.5094
13.4
Native/American
49.02859
0.8
Other
255.4826
4.0
White
4194.766
65.7
Frequency Missing = 120.74821764

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
ON AVERAGE WHAT GRADES
DO YOU GET
Q6
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Mostly A's
2063.031
32.1
Mostly B's
2946.382
45.8
Mostly C's
1193.492
18.6
Mostly D's
142.6721
2.2
Mostly F's
85.0332
1.3
Frequency Missing = 70.38984722

LENGTH OF TIME IN THIS DISTRICT
Q7
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
<1 year
631.4374
9.8
2-3 years
932.7565
14.5
>4 years
4863.513
75.7
Frequency Missing = 73.29293623

DO YOU HAVE A JOB
Q8
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3840.621
59.8
Yes
2586.296
40.2
Frequency Missing = 74.08296785

DO YOU GET AN ALLOWANCE

Q9
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4203.896
65.8
Yes
2185.768
34.2
Frequency Missing = 111.33566422

EITHER PARENT COLLEGE GRADUATE
Q10
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Don't Know
654.3109
10.2
No
2622.956
40.9
Yes
3130.644
48.9
Frequency Missing = 93.08873286

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
QUALIFY FOR FREE/REDUCED
PRICE LUNCH
Q11
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Don't Know
651.0415
10.1
No
4847.728
75.5
Yes
923.0749
14.4
Frequency Missing = 79.15578819

PARTICIPATE IN ATHLETICS
Q12A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3382.564
56.0
Yes
2658.483
44.0
Frequency Missing = 459.95258326

PARTICIPATE IN BAND/ORCHESTRA
Q12B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4800.775
85.2
Yes
830.9838
14.8
Frequency Missing = 869.24062243

PARTICIPATE IN CHOIR
Q12C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

No
Yes

5024.682
547.791

90.2
9.8

Frequency Missing = 928.52682505

PARTICIPATE IN DRAMA/SPEECH
Q12D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4784.039
85.6
Yes
803.0018
14.4
Frequency Missing = 913.95914363

PARTICIPATE IN DRILL
TEAM/CHEERLEADING
Q12E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4861.598
86.7
Yes
745.9659
13.3
Frequency Missing = 893.43593918
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
PARTICIPATE IN STUDENT
GOVERNMENT
Q12F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
5270.35
95.8
Yes
232.3976
4.2
Frequency Missing = 998.25250468

PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL
NEWSPAPER/YEARBOOK
Q12G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
5317.108
96.4
Yes
198.5315
3.6
Frequency Missing = 985.36048846

PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC
CLUBS/SOCIETIES
Q12H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4109.565
73.0
Yes
1517.389
27.0
Frequency Missing = 874.04569884

PARTICIPATE IN SERVICE CLUBS
Q12I

Frequency

Percent

________________________________
No
4898.322
88.6
Yes
633.244
11.4
Frequency Missing = 969.43382374

PARTICIPATE IN VOE/DE/WORK-STUDY
Q12J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
5260.529
96.5
Yes
189.7485
3.5
Frequency Missing = 1050.7221468

PARTICIPATE IN OTHER CLUBS
Q12K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3756.225
65.7
Yes
1961.38
34.3
Frequency Missing = 783.3951518
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR HOME
Q13A
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
4794.064
74.4
Somewhat Safe
1480.906
23.0
Not Very Safe
75.51451
1.2
Not Safe At All
25.77277
0.4
Don't Know
64.81168
1.0
Frequency Missing = 59.93139395

DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Q13B
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
2493.286
38.9
Somewhat Safe
3306.916
51.6
Not Very Safe
406.2498
6.3
Not Safe At All
111.3429
1.7
Don't Know
86.80273
1.4
Frequency Missing = 96.40307614

DO YOU FEEL SAFE AT SCHOOL
Q13C
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
2213.4
34.5
Somewhat Safe
3336.903
52.0
Not Very Safe
529.4977
8.3
Not Safe At All
186.2863
2.9
Don't Know
152.0297
2.4
Frequency Missing = 82.88376678

FRIENDS FEELING CLOSE
TO THEIR PARENTS
Q14A
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
250.1829
3.9
A Few
1750.067
27.2
Some
1987.792
30.9
Most
2136.21
33.2
All
316.0176
4.9
Frequency Missing = 60.73044301

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
HOW MANY FRIENDS
CARRY WEAPONS
Q14B
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
3537.8
56.0
A Few
1646.54
26.0
Some
733.2194
11.6
Most
299.9984
4.7
All
105.1083
1.7
Frequency Missing = 178.33416947

HOW MANY FRIENDS CARE
ABOUT GOOD GRADES
Q14C
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
180.3416
2.9
A Few
828.51
13.2
Some
1444.211
23.1
Most
2905.562
46.4
All
905.542
14.5
Frequency Missing = 236.83260632

HOW MANY FRIENDS
BELONG TO A GANG
Q14D
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
4595.554
71.9
A Few
1074.48
16.8
Some
428.8029
6.7
Most
224.0928
3.5
All
72.33243
1.1

Frequency Missing = 105.73838447

FRIENDS WISHING TO
DROP OUT OF SCHOOL
Q14E
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
3477.013
54.2
A Few
1893.526
29.5
Some
639.236
10.0
Most
262.0308
4.1
All
138.3938
2.2
Frequency Missing = 90.80046592

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
PARENTS ATTEND PTA/SCHOOL
OPEN HOUSES
Q15
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3484.696
56.9
Yes
2644.176
43.1
Frequency Missing = 372.1273574

EVER INHALED SPRAY PAINT FOR KICKS
Q16A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5866.631
91.7
In Your Lifetime
365.0343
5.7
Since School Began
79.54841
1.2
In the Past Month
85.8382
1.3
Frequency Missing = 103.94788917

EVER INHALED WHITEOUT FOR KICKS
Q16B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5648.331
89.9
In Your Lifetime
445.0586
7.1
Since School Began
102.4542
1.6
In the Past Month
90.24886
1.4
Frequency Missing = 214.90763978

EVER INHALED GASOLINE FOR KICKS

Q16C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5908.984
94.2
In Your Lifetime
258.7638
4.1
Since School Began
56.36496
0.9
In the Past Month
47.02608
0.7
Frequency Missing = 229.86084762

EVER INHALED FREON FOR KICKS
Q16D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5983.494
96.4
In Your Lifetime
143.3847
2.3
Since School Began
41.50333
0.7
In the Past Month
40.19776
0.6
Frequency Missing = 292.42023969

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
EVER INHALED POPPERS, ETC. FOR KICKS
Q16E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
6103.462
97.7
In Your Lifetime
68.36209
1.1
Since School Began
37.6502
0.6
In the Past Month
40.39895
0.6
Frequency Missing = 251.12709519

EVER INHALED GLUE FOR KICKS
Q16F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5840.851
94.9
In Your Lifetime
232.9695
3.8
Since School Began
46.45811
0.8
In the Past Month
34.88057
0.6
Frequency Missing = 345.84120931

EVER INHALED PAINT THINNERS FOR KICKS
Q16G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5751.41
92.6
In Your Lifetime
317.1691
5.1
Since School Began
81.60713
1.3
In the Past Month
63.24135
1.0
Frequency Missing = 287.57208961

EVER INHALED NITROUS OXIDE FOR KICKS
Q16H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5732.457
93.1
In Your Lifetime
233.2999
3.8
Since School Began
99.41315
1.6
In the Past Month
94.55161
1.5
Frequency Missing = 341.27788108

EVER INHALED OCTANE BOOSTER FOR KICKS
Q16I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5958
96.4
In Your Lifetime
146.2709
2.4
Since School Began
34.2763
0.6
In the Past Month
44.27035
0.7
Frequency Missing = 318.18195239

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
EVER INHALED OTHER SPRAYS FOR KICKS
Q16J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5882.81
95.9
In Your Lifetime
152.429
2.5
Since School Began
37.35221
0.6
In the Past Month
61.97265
1.0
Frequency Missing = 366.4355723

EVER INHALED OTHER INHALANTS FOR KICKS
Q16K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5586.734
89.9
In Your Lifetime
338.2004
5.4
Since School Began
109.4616
1.8
In the Past Month
178.0082
2.9
Frequency Missing = 288.59555705

RECENT CIGARETTE USE
Q17A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2833.618
44.1
In Your Lifetime
1264.439
19.7
Since School Began
577.8817
9.0
In the Past Month
1744.659
27.2
Frequency Missing = 80.40193342

RECENT SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE
Q17B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5205.115
82.4
In Your Lifetime
475.2155
7.5
Since School Began
194.1212
3.1
In the Past Month
439.489
7.0
Frequency Missing = 187.05966717

RECENT BEER USE
Q17C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2546.816
40.2
In Your Lifetime
1133
17.9
Since School Began
909.9231
14.4
In the Past Month
1738.786
27.5
Frequency Missing = 172.47429392

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
RECENT WINE COOLER USE
Q17D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2183.577
34.7
In Your Lifetime
1277.268
20.3
Since School Began
1195.091
19.0
In the Past Month
1644.371
26.1
Frequency Missing = 200.69273152

RECENT WINE USE
Q17E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2781.085
44.3
In Your Lifetime
1347.27
21.4
Since School Began
1026.821
16.3
In the Past Month
1129.075
18.0
Frequency Missing = 216.74784515

RECENT LIQUOR USE
Q17F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2516.686
40.0
In Your Lifetime
978.9368
15.5
Since School Began
963.8387
15.3
In the Past Month
1837.01
29.2
Frequency Missing = 204.52865193

RECENT MARIJUANA USE
Q18A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3762.114
58.9
In Your Lifetime
880.1355
13.8
Since School Began
567.2865
8.9
In the Past Month
1177.941
18.4
Frequency Missing = 113.52343043

RECENT COCAINE USE
Q18B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5660.781
90.5
In Your Lifetime
247.5954
4.0
Since School Began
147.7637
2.4
In the Past Month
196.5402
3.1
Frequency Missing = 248.31917096

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
RECENT CRACK USE
Q18C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5964.792
96.5
In Your Lifetime
129.0417
2.1
Since School Began
33.81901
0.5
In the Past Month
56.47732
0.9
Frequency Missing = 316.87036514

RECENT HALLUCINOGEN USE
Q18E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5576.654
89.4
In Your Lifetime
309.8778
5.0
Since School Began
135.6598
2.2
In the Past Month
216.6256
3.5
Frequency Missing = 262.18317742

RECENT UPPER USE
Q18F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5384.214
88.3
In Your Lifetime
287.1613
4.7
Since School Began
166.7871
2.7
In the Past Month
258.5024
4.2
Frequency Missing = 404.33513048

RECENT DOWNER USE
Q18G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5551.487
91.0
In Your Lifetime
214.1862
3.5
Since School Began
130.3749
2.1
In the Past Month
203.6326
3.3
Frequency Missing = 401.31913373

RECENT ROHYPNOL USE
Q18H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5663.75
91.9
In Your Lifetime
211.199
3.4
Since School Began
121.6663
2.0
In the Past Month
165.0605
2.7
Frequency Missing = 339.32402791

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
RECENT STEROID USE
Q18I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5878.872
97.1
In Your Lifetime
86.23192
1.4
Since School Began
35.98437
0.6
In the Past Month
50.74852
0.8
Frequency Missing = 449.16289647

RECENT ECSTASY USE
Q18J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5548.226
92.0
In Your Lifetime
226.3812
3.8
Since School Began
86.07465
1.4
In the Past Month
168.2834
2.8
Frequency Missing = 472.03481994

RECENT HEROIN USE
Q18K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5945.555
97.0
In Your Lifetime
78.98676
1.3
Since School Began
41.49527
0.7
In the Past Month
62.38169
1.0
Frequency Missing = 372.58159417

TOBACCO USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4261.907
67.7
1-2 times
629.4666
10.0
3-10 times
428.2914
6.8
11+ times
972.0317
15.4
Frequency Missing = 209.30266706

ALCOHOL USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3390.809
54.5
1-2 times
1500.008
24.1
3-10 times
964.3787
15.5
11+ times
363.0262
5.8
Frequency Missing = 282.77779525

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
INHALANT USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5945.314
95.7
1-2 times
219.2213
3.5
3-10 times
27.37087
0.4
11+ times
21.51596
0.3
Frequency Missing = 287.57801545

MARIJUANA USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4732.923
76.5
1-2 times
609.0931
9.8
3-10 times
391.7322
6.3
11+ times
451.6641
7.3
Frequency Missing = 315.58743663

COCAINE USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
5833.13
95.6
1-2 times
164.7788
2.7
3-10 times
73.44823
1.2
11+ times
30.56054
0.5
Frequency Missing = 399.08259335

CRACK USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
6007.539
98.4
1-2 times
69.7927
1.1
3-10 times
12.09795
0.2
11+ times
18.70588
0.3
Frequency Missing = 392.86399182

CLOSE FRIENDS USE CIGARETTES
Q20A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1480.509
23.3
A few
2046.975
32.3
Some
1366.691
21.5
Most
1225.003
19.3
All
223.6124
3.5
Frequency Missing = 158.20931104

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
CLOSE FRIENDS USE SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q20B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
3412.759
55.2
A few
1623.326
26.3
Some
777.542
12.6
Most
319.4182
5.2
All
49.51554
0.8
Frequency Missing = 318.43996832

CLOSE FRIENDS USE BEER
Q20C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1296.067
20.9
A few
1458.926
23.5
Some
1378.083
22.2
Most
1546.585
24.9
All
536.2587
8.6
Frequency Missing = 285.079681

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE COOLERS
Q20D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1522.664
25.0
A few
1480.586
24.4
Some
1389.41
22.9
Most
1248.291
20.5
All
438.7813
7.2
Frequency Missing = 421.26794084

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE
Q20E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
2452.198
40.3
A few
1552.647
25.5
Some
992.9929
16.3
Most
769.9469
12.7
All
310.1697
5.1
Frequency Missing = 423.04527601

CLOSE FRIENDS USE LIQUOR
Q20F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1692.926
28.4
A few
1234.469
20.7
Some
1183.671
19.8
Most
1356.751
22.7
All
500.4634
8.4
Frequency Missing = 532.7191217
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
CLOSE FRIENDS USE INHALANTS
Q20G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
5087.824
82.5
A few
744.1003
12.1
Some
220.9566
3.6
Most
86.4968
1.4
All
24.83232
0.4
Frequency Missing = 336.79021863

CLOSE FRIENDS USE MARIJUANA
Q20H
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
2317.98
37.9
A few
1411.442
23.0
Some
980.9833
16.0
Most
1000.928
16.3
All
412.4156
6.7
Frequency Missing = 377.25144562

DIFFICULT TO GET CIGARETTES
Q21A
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
226.2648
3.7
Impossible
313.0366
5.1
Very difficult
168.3788
2.7
Somewhat diff
290.5623
4.7
Somewhat easy
1112.343
18.0
Very easy
4064.098
65.8
Frequency Missing = 326.31636088

DIFFICULT TO GET SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q21B
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
626.8446
10.8
Impossible
550.4111
9.5
Very difficult
260.7661
4.5
Somewhat diff
549.8973
9.4
Somewhat easy
1072.942
18.4
Very easy
2762.249
47.4
Frequency Missing = 677.88972593

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET BEER
Q21C
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
207.7388
3.6
Impossible
355.36
6.1
Very difficult
220.2113
3.8
Somewhat diff
569.9694
9.8
Somewhat easy
1428.772
24.5
Very easy
3041.833
52.2
Frequency Missing = 677.1154663

DIFFICULT TO GET WINE COOLERS
Q21D
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
205.2151
3.7
Impossible
371.3685
6.7
Very difficult
269.7161
4.9
Somewhat diff
585.9323
10.5
Somewhat easy
1351.672
24.3
Very easy
2771.307
49.9
Frequency Missing = 945.78842131

DIFFICULT TO GET WINE
Q21E
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
224.2086
4.0
Impossible
459.0874
8.2
Very difficult
331.2916
5.9
Somewhat diff
703.5802
12.6
Somewhat easy
1277.274
22.9
Very easy
2580.233
46.3

Frequency Missing = 925.32516165

DIFFICULT TO GET LIQUOR
Q21F
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
201.7133
3.7
Impossible
478.1142
8.8
Very difficult
324.3543
6.0
Somewhat diff
617.1093
11.4
Somewhat easy
1192.068
22.0
Very easy
2617.372
48.2
Frequency Missing = 1070.2689209

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET INHALANTS
Q21G
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
577.579
9.9
Impossible
575.0118
9.8
Very difficult
202.7666
3.5
Somewhat diff
353.7575
6.0
Somewhat easy
631.7652
10.8
Very easy
3512.431
60.0
Frequency Missing = 647.68848702

DIFFICULT TO GET MARIJUANA
Q21H
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
276.1187
4.9
Impossible
824.7858
14.7
Very difficult
467.9855
8.3
Somewhat diff
672.405
12.0
Somewhat easy
1156.452
20.6
Very easy
2217.979
39.5
Frequency Missing = 885.27340578

DIFFICULT TO GET COCAINE
Q21I
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
491.8733
8.6
Impossible
1417.556
24.7
Very difficult
1044.707
18.2
Somewhat diff
1177.466
20.5
Somewhat easy
817.4526
14.3
Very easy
784.712
13.7

Frequency Missing = 767.23324705

DIFFICULT TO GET CRACK
Q21J
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
532.8968
9.6
Impossible
1456.53
26.3
Very difficult
1097.327
19.8
Somewhat diff
1171.646
21.1
Somewhat easy
688.6161
12.4
Very easy
596.6084
10.8
Frequency Missing = 957.37626987

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET HALLUCINOGENS
Q21L
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
931.4602
16.1
Impossible
1432.218
24.8
Very difficult
1091.354
18.9
Somewhat diff
955.3511
16.5
Somewhat easy
670.5991
11.6
Very easy
701.9491
12.1
Frequency Missing = 718.0688341

DIFFICULT TO GET UPPERS
Q21M
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1426.926
25.7
Impossible
1001.7
18.1
Very difficult
754.1298
13.6
Somewhat diff
792.5739
14.3
Somewhat easy
711.5145
12.8
Very easy
861.1055
15.5
Frequency Missing = 953.05008297

DIFFICULT TO GET DOWNERS
Q21N
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1382.301
25.7
Impossible
977.0258
18.2
Very difficult
749.5798
13.9
Somewhat diff
777.9012
14.5
Somewhat easy
688.7942
12.8
Very easy
800.9269
14.9

Frequency Missing = 1124.4711356

DIFFICULT TO GET ROHYPNOL
Q21O
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1943.051
33.9
Impossible
949.6004
16.6
Very difficult
705.3381
12.3
Somewhat diff
783.6749
13.7
Somewhat easy
604.5356
10.6
Very easy
738.6867
12.9
Frequency Missing = 776.11364809

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET STEROIDS
Q21P
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
603.2112
11.0
Impossible
1369.745
24.9
Very difficult
906.4198
16.5
Somewhat diff
1000.917
18.2
Somewhat easy
791.1182
14.4
Very easy
823.4235
15.0
Frequency Missing = 1006.164308

DIFFICULT TO GET ECSTASY
Q21Q
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1375.793
24.4
Impossible
1084.76
19.2
Very difficult
791.0408
14.0
Somewhat diff
868.3125
15.4
Somewhat easy
701.1128
12.4
Very easy
826.1648
14.6
Frequency Missing = 853.81569575

DIFFICULT TO GET HEROIN
Q21R
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
628.1006
11.1
Impossible
1677.407
29.7
Very difficult
1175.422
20.8
Somewhat diff
956.9526
17.0
Somewhat easy
563.2469
10.0
Very easy
638.6372
11.3

Frequency Missing = 861.23381856

AGE WHEN FIRST USED CIGARETTES
Q22A
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
478.3138
13.2
10 years old
283.2244
7.8
11 years old
339.0893
9.4
12 years old
576.4147
15.9
13 years old
597.155
16.5
14 years old
550.3433
15.2
15 years old
419.2322
11.6
16 years old
260.2728
7.2
17 years old
91.40578
2.5
18 or older
28.99853
0.8
Frequency Missing = 2876.5500666

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED
SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q22B
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
113.6813
9.9
10 years old
61.69095
5.4
11 years old
71.00872
6.2
12 years old
129.6831
11.3
13 years old
147.6266
12.9
14 years old
223.6344
19.5
15 years old
221.3895
19.3
16 years old
109.0727
9.5
17 years old
55.38401
4.8
18 or older
12.83498
1.1
Frequency Missing = 5354.9936246

AGE WHEN FIRST USED BEER
Q22C
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
638.443
16.1
10 years old
250.9474
6.3
11 years old
258.4987
6.5
12 years old
440.0573
11.1
13 years old
573.8867
14.5
14 years old
711.3769
17.9
15 years old
633.2929
16.0
16 years old
321.6045
8.1
17 years old
106.6774
2.7
18 or older
28.70055
0.7
Frequency Missing = 2537.5145266

AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE COOLERS

Q22D
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
403.3414
9.7
10 years old
232.8575
5.6
11 years old
291.1548
7.0
12 years old
506.1954
12.2
13 years old
708.1791
17.0
14 years old
810.9826
19.5
15 years old
687.1762
16.5
16 years old
370.2258
8.9
17 years old
108.5995
2.6
18 or older
35.36602
0.9
Frequency Missing = 2346.9215409

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE
Q22E
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
363.9652
10.2
10 years old
186.3595
5.2
11 years old
259.5381
7.3
12 years old
414.5697
11.7
13 years old
571.5809
16.1
14 years old
661.9735
18.6
15 years old
635.9965
17.9
16 years old
319.189
9.0
17 years old
113.1263
3.2
18 or older
30.7939
0.9
Frequency Missing = 2943.9072607

AGE WHEN FIRST USED LIQUOR
Q22F
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
204.8471
5.7
10 years old
121.7923
3.4
11 years old
172.1282
4.8
12 years old
325.6741
9.0
13 years old
557.5548
15.4
14 years old
810.2776
22.4
15 years old
770.4242
21.3
16 years old
452.5485
12.5
17 years old
155.3557
4.3
18 or older
42.67396
1.2
Frequency Missing = 2887.7233045

AGE WHEN FIRST USED INHALANTS

Q22G
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
94.32726
11.1
10 years old
61.75547
7.3
11 years old
84.09325
9.9
12 years old
163.6814
19.3
13 years old
175.5085
20.7
14 years old
138.4127
16.3
15 years old
84.23076
9.9
16 years old
30.98974
3.7
17 years old
12.3307
1.5
18 or older
2.000472
0.2
Frequency Missing = 5653.6695995

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED MARIJUANA
Q22H
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
70.70586
2.8
10 years old
69.82128
2.8
11 years old
105.6017
4.2
12 years old
300.3291
12.0
13 years old
431.4088
17.2
14 years old
599.1256
23.9
15 years old
520.8862
20.8
16 years old
279.6711
11.1
17 years old
107.289
4.3
18 or older
23.83757
1.0
Frequency Missing = 3992.3236015

AGE WHEN FIRST USED COCAINE
Q22I
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
6.048977
1.0
10 years old
1.093116
0.2
11 years old
10.41824
1.8
12 years old
31.08081
5.3
13 years old
58.05761
10.0
14 years old
129.1715
22.1
15 years old
159.9838
27.4
16 years old
115.1001
19.7
17 years old
59.71508
10.2
18 or older
12.49879
2.1
Frequency Missing = 5917.8317842

AGE WHEN FIRST USED CRACK

Q22J
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
6.818134
3.2
10 years old
1.093116
0.5
11 years old
4.048506
1.9
12 years old
11.77232
5.6
13 years old
24.59732
11.6
14 years old
53.93389
25.5
15 years old
50.78576
24.0
16 years old
36.00538
17.0
17 years old
19.90577
9.4
18 or older
2.664527
1.3
Frequency Missing = 6289.3751443

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED HALLUCINOGENS
Q22L
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
8.23521
1.3
10 years old
6.24696
1.0
11 years old
11.48146
1.8
12 years old
47.50046
7.5
13 years old
93.07637
14.7
14 years old
180.0337
28.3
15 years old
155.7123
24.5
16 years old
93.03387
14.6
17 years old
34.13695
5.4
18 or older
5.665234
0.9
Frequency Missing = 5865.8773507

AGE WHEN FIRST USED UPPERS
Q22M
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
11.92666
1.7
10 years old
9.358218
1.3
11 years old
21.13054
3.0
12 years old
65.04537
9.1
13 years old
109.446
15.3
14 years old
186.6943
26.1
15 years old
162.8681
22.8
16 years old
99.98924
14.0
17 years old
41.4819
5.8
18 or older
6.001415
0.8
Frequency Missing = 5787.0582235

AGE WHEN FIRST USED DOWNERS

Q22N
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
10.92642
1.9
10 years old
7.327854
1.3
11 years old
21.08843
3.7
12 years old
39.37427
7.0
13 years old
99.02773
17.6
14 years old
146.3004
25.9
15 years old
126.0547
22.4
16 years old
78.78845
14.0
17 years old
33.08915
5.9
18 or older
2.000472
0.4
Frequency Missing = 5937.0219103

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED ROHYPNOL
Q22O
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
4.111494
0.9
10 years old
2.186232
0.5
11 years old
14.69782
3.1
12 years old
23.02591
4.8
13 years old
64.29709
13.4
14 years old
102.262
21.4
15 years old
129.4041
27.1
16 years old
90.657
19.0
17 years old
40.49709
8.5
18 or older
7.094531
1.5
Frequency Missing = 6022.7666549

AGE WHEN FIRST USED STEROIDS
Q22P
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
16.62308
10.4
10 years old
3.018378
1.9
11 years old
10.22026
6.4
12 years old
13.95856
8.7
13 years old
23.15189
14.4
14 years old
23.33612
14.5
15 years old
15.05014
9.4
16 years old
31.2774
19.5
17 years old
18.75798
11.7
18 or older
5.001179
3.1
Frequency Missing = 6340.6049156

AGE WHEN FIRST USED ECSTASY

Q22Q
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
4.018614
0.9
10 years old
3.153372
0.7
11 years old
9.358218
2.0
12 years old
20.89045
4.6
13 years old
43.98683
9.6
14 years old
90.32798
19.7
15 years old
130.9541
28.6
16 years old
99.41511
21.7
17 years old
42.76469
9.3
18 or older
12.92786
2.8
Frequency Missing = 6043.2026369

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED HEROIN
Q22R
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
9 or younger
3.018378
1.8
11 years old
5.078634
3.1
12 years old
8.034023
4.9
13 years old
18.61133
11.3
14 years old
42.66584
26.0
15 years old
34.64985
21.1
16 years old
30.82579
18.8
17 years old
19.67078
12.0
18 or older
1.832381
1.1
Frequency Missing = 6336.6128746

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE CIGARETTES
Q23A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
696.6369
11.3
Several times/wk
276.7342
4.5
Several times/mo
402.4105
6.5
About once/month
567.8312
9.2
About once/year
445.0249
7.2
< once/year
828.3326
13.4
Never used
2942.801
47.8
Frequency Missing = 341.22878492

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q23B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
121.3521
2.1

Several times/wk
Several times/mo
About once/month
About once/year
< once/year
Never used

76.42223
89.46455
161.0127
146.8282
409.4523
4879.645

1.3
1.5
2.7
2.5
7.0
82.9

Frequency Missing = 616.82257928

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE BEER
Q23C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
28.11844
0.5
Several times/wk
242.7856
4.0
Several times/mo
875.2289
14.6
About once/month
1041.334
17.4
About once/year
770.6245
12.8
< once/year
662.198
11.0
Never used
2378.835
39.7
Frequency Missing = 501.87637295

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE WINE COOLERS
Q23D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
13.91811
0.2
Several times/wk
176.5087
3.0
Several times/mo
797.3687
13.7
About once/month
1137.86
19.5
About once/year
1018.445
17.5
< once/year
693.8771
11.9
Never used
1993.056
34.2
Frequency Missing = 669.96611701

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE WINE
Q23E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
8.701282
0.1
Several times/wk
129.1522
2.2
Several times/mo
537.6495
9.2
About once/month
832.3637
14.2
About once/year
1077.234
18.3
< once/year
742.079
12.6
Never used
2545.775
43.3
Frequency Missing = 628.04570087

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE LIQUOR
Q23F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
22.15012
0.4
Several times/wk
219.8866
3.8
Several times/mo
838.7374
14.4
About once/month
1020.796
17.6

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

817.0058
548.5475
2342.289

14.1
9.4
40.3

Frequency Missing = 691.58795892

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE INHALANTS
Q23G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
7.049213
0.1
Several times/wk
18.0563
0.3
Several times/mo
47.83889
0.8
About once/month
86.9994
1.5
About once/year
143.8917
2.4
< once/year
353.9313
6.0
Never used
5257.472
88.9
Frequency Missing = 585.7612228

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE MARIJUANA
Q23H
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
216.0856
3.8
Several times/wk
256.0651
4.5
Several times/mo
369.4016
6.5
About once/month
446.8868
7.9
About once/year
389.1419
6.8
< once/year
540.2612
9.5
Never used
3465.626
61.0
Frequency Missing = 817.53167816

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE COCAINE
Q23I
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
6.309948
0.1
Several times/wk
16.6652
0.3
Several times/mo
68.89699
1.2
About once/month
129.4761
2.3
About once/year
122.3502
2.2
< once/year
172.0033
3.0
Never used
5156.325
90.9
Frequency Missing = 828.97292182

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE CRACK
Q23J
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
4.279584
0.1
Several times/wk
6.036756
0.1
Several times/mo
21.87148
0.4
About once/month
35.74427
0.7

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

46.02598
77.95544
5238.538

0.8
1.4
96.5

Frequency Missing = 1070.548804

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HALLUCINOGENS
Q23L
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
3.279349
0.1
Several times/wk
10.29547
0.2
Several times/mo
52.79489
0.9
About once/month
139.7032
2.4
About once/year
177.5461
3.1
< once/year
201.4062
3.5
Never used
5139.339
89.8
Frequency Missing = 776.63568642

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE UPPERS
Q23M
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
14.80139
0.3
Several times/wk
31.35247
0.6
Several times/mo
99.16417
1.8
About once/month
160.6403
2.9
About once/year
162.5374
3.0
< once/year
178.2722
3.2
Never used
4851.002
88.2
Frequency Missing = 1003.230367

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE DOWNERS
Q23N
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
10.26237
0.2
Several times/wk
33.67049
0.6
Several times/mo
76.92662
1.4
About once/month
141.2543
2.6
About once/year
123.824
2.3
< once/year
127.8647
2.4
Never used
4868.815
90.5
Frequency Missing = 1118.382034

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE ROHYPNOL
Q23O
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
5.141622
0.1
Several times/wk
22.68973
0.4
Several times/mo
44.00617
0.8
About once/month
98.88161
1.8

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

127.7435
127.1316
5209.949

2.3
2.3
92.4

Frequency Missing = 865.45620929

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE STEROIDS
Q23P
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
6.713032
0.1
Several times/wk
11.43781
0.2
Several times/mo
21.14764
0.4
About once/month
19.82344
0.4
About once/year
28.22578
0.5
< once/year
57.0728
1.1
Never used
5199.333
97.3
Frequency Missing = 1157.2459886

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE ECSTASY
Q23Q
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
5.372701
0.1
Several times/wk
9.959285
0.2
Several times/mo
45.85398
0.8
About once/month
95.73559
1.8
About once/year
104.8541
1.9
< once/year
165.459
3.1
Never used
4993.538
92.1
Frequency Missing = 1080.2270903

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HEROIN
Q23R
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
3.12348
0.1
Several times/wk
7.806148
0.1
Several times/mo
8.701282
0.2
About once/month
21.02711
0.4
About once/year
33.22056
0.6
< once/year
72.92366
1.3
Never used
5271.05
97.3
Frequency Missing = 1083.1478256

HOW MANY CIGARETTES IN PAST 30 DAYS
Q24
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
None
4464.878
70.8
Less than 1
851.0607
13.5
> 1 and < 10
570.4833
9.0
> 10 and < 1pk
227.4922
3.6

> 1pk and < 2pks
More than 2pks

166.8176
25.39413

2.6
0.4

Frequency Missing = 194.87373642

AMOUNT OF BEER AT ONE TIME
Q25A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2575.872
41.1
12+ drinks
334.3159
5.3
9-11 drinks
213.3881
3.4
5-8 drinks
536.556
8.6
3-4 drinks
621.7421
9.9
2 drinks
610.0446
9.7
1 drink
622.1034
9.9
< 1 drink
752.8942
12.0
Frequency Missing = 234.0831202

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
AMOUNT OF WINE COOLERS AT ONE TIME
Q25B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2131.268
34.8
12+ drinks
300.7394
4.9
9-11 drinks
205.4233
3.4
5-8 drinks
565.9908
9.2
3-4 drinks
929.8445
15.2
2 drinks
767.6123
12.5
1 drink
718.1914
11.7
< 1 drink
512.4694
8.4
Frequency Missing = 369.46106919

AMOUNT OF WINE AT ONE TIME
Q25C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2766.603
45.2
12+ drinks
142.3699
2.3
9-11 drinks
79.31783
1.3
5-8 drinks
213.4256
3.5
3-4 drinks
429.5066
7.0
2 drinks
559.3197
9.1
1 drink
1015.072
16.6
< 1 drink
915.6371
15.0
Frequency Missing = 379.74822774

AMOUNT OF LIQUOR AT ONE TIME
Q25D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2459.75
40.3
12+ drinks
270.3306
4.4

9-11 drinks
5-8 drinks
3-4 drinks
2 drinks
1 drink
< 1 drink

216.797
588.4079
774.7068
579.1978
632.4962
580.9778

3.6
9.6
12.7
9.5
10.4
9.5

Frequency Missing = 398.33607806

BEERS, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2752.614
44.4
Never 5+ at time
1055.586
17.0
Every day
16.92463
0.3
Several times/wk
153.6625
2.5
Several times/mo
612.2043
9.9
About once/month
580.9522
9.4
< once/month
538.9585
8.7
< once/year
494.4292
8.0
Frequency Missing = 295.66859967

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
WINE COOLERS, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2369.716
38.9
Never 5+ at time
1102.594
18.1
Every day
4.943639
0.1
Several times/wk
116.1564
1.9
Several times/mo
600.0226
9.8
About once/month
653.7495
10.7
< once/month
729.4323
12.0
< once/year
522.9326
8.6
Frequency Missing = 401.45243885

WINE, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2836.603
47.2
Never 5+ at time
1047.106
17.4
Every day
7.962017
0.1
Several times/wk
67.46282
1.1
Several times/mo
311.3436
5.2
About once/month
430.0256
7.2
< once/month
666.7397
11.1
< once/year
645.2451
10.7
Frequency Missing = 488.51281966

LIQUOR, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2539.02
42.4
Never 5+ at time
923.1923
15.4

Every day
Several times/wk
Several times/mo
About once/month
< once/month
< once/year

19.89188
158.3847
618.301
635.8619
640.3276
458.1272

0.3
2.6
10.3
10.6
10.7
7.6

Frequency Missing = 507.8928493

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM HOME
Q27A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
2199.226
35.7
Never
1788.639
29.0
Seldom
1518.59
24.7
Most of the Time
468.1066
7.6
Always
183.986
3.0
Frequency Missing = 342.45307161

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM FRIENDS
Q27B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1722.512
28.5
Never
610.2925
10.1
Seldom
1125.727
18.6
Most of the Time
1735.806
28.7
Always
858.3171
14.2
Frequency Missing = 448.34613704

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM A STORE
Q27C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1860.171
30.8
Never
2357.557
39.0
Seldom
895.0665
14.8
Most of the Time
569.9899
9.4
Always
359.6042
6.0
Frequency Missing = 458.61134588

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT PARTIES
Q27D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1701.281
28.5
Never
663.8996
11.1
Seldom
931.0115
15.6
Most of the Time
1358.688
22.8
Always
1310.334
22.0
Frequency Missing = 535.78636779

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM OTHER
Q27E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1937.205
32.9
Never
1473.619
25.0
Seldom
1131.25
19.2
Most of the Time
653.6166
11.1
Always
688.6965
11.7
Frequency Missing = 616.61310166

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE TOBACCO
Q28A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
2115.836
34.2
Somewhat
2226.992
36.0
Not very
1306.713
21.1
Not at all
290.7217
4.7
Don't know
253.0769
4.1
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Frequency Missing = 307.66028291

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE ALCOHOL
Q28B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
2641.572
43.7
Somewhat
2191.844
36.3
Not very
889.3594
14.7
Not at all
162.4738
2.7
Don't know
156.4187
2.6
Frequency Missing = 459.33248185

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE INHALANTS
Q28C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
4638.453
77.0
Somewhat
934.8553
15.5
Not very
170.1874
2.8
Not at all
40.26228
0.7
Don't know
238.6344
4.0
Frequency Missing = 478.60752458

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE MARIJUANA
Q28D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

Very
Somewhat
Not very
Not at all
Don't know

3103.31
1337.826
861.1384
533.6456
139.7679

51.9
22.4
14.4
8.9
2.3

Frequency Missing = 525.31191467

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE COCAINE
Q28E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
5305.225
88.2
Somewhat
432.9771
7.2
Not very
65.06958
1.1
Not at all
34.76361
0.6
Don't know
180.1129
3.0
Frequency Missing = 482.85140382

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE CRACK
Q28F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
5344.207
90.7
Somewhat
306.3303
5.2
Not very
33.69137
0.6
Not at all
24.11429
0.4
Don't know
182.7282
3.1
Frequency Missing = 609.92913826

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE ECSTASY
Q28G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
4275.118
71.9
Somewhat
661.727
11.1
Not very
299.7153
5.0
Not at all
126.464
2.1
Don't know
582.6244
9.8
Frequency Missing = 555.35133202

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE STEROIDS
Q28H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
4279.22
72.2
Somewhat
1026.272
17.3
Not very
245.4462
4.1
Not at all
62.37233
1.1
Don't know
311.9134
5.3

Frequency Missing = 575.77607373

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE HEROIN
Q28I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
5538.791
92.1
Somewhat
212.7684
3.5
Not very
26.46861
0.4
Not at all
26.5316
0.4
Don't know
209.3794
3.5
Frequency Missing = 487.06088082

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
USE MARIJUANA AS JOINTS
Q29A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
3017.752
63.6
Seldom
531.2434
11.2
Half the time
348.649
7.3
Most of the time
523.9506
11.0
Always
274.6482
5.8
Don't know
48.67911
1.0
Frequency Missing = 1756.07766

USE MARIJUANA AS BLUNTS
Q29B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
3178.701
70.5
Seldom
617.9161
13.7
Half the time
252.9263
5.6
Most of the time
198.4775
4.4
Always
216.6705
4.8
Don't know
42.34829
0.9
Frequency Missing = 1993.9603089

USE MARIJUANA IN BONGS OR WATER PIPES
Q29C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
3444.069
75.3
Seldom
526.8891
11.5
Half the time
247.7333
5.4
Most of the time
191.3718
4.2
Always
127.5301
2.8
Don't know
35.77025
0.8

Frequency Missing = 1927.6367743

USE MARIJUANA IN PIPES
Q29D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
3310.797
73.6
Seldom
505.8873
11.2
Half the time
274.2148
6.1
Most of the time
242.5147
5.4
Always
135.788
3.0
Don't know
28.24441
0.6
Frequency Missing = 2003.553885

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
USE MARIJUANA OTHER WAYS
Q29E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
3771.541
83.0
Seldom
420.6908
9.3
Half the time
84.27914
1.9
Most of the time
54.73461
1.2
Always
95.61339
2.1
Don't know
118.7769
2.6
Frequency Missing = 1955.3637307

DAYS SKIPPED SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
4463.955
72.1
1-3 days
1040.765
16.8
4-9 days
409.626
6.6
10+ days
279.1624
4.5
Frequency Missing = 307.49134521

DAYS ILL SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2342.118
38.5
1-3 days
2234.748
36.8
4-9 days
1087.715
17.9
10+ days
414.6183
6.8
Frequency Missing = 421.80029706

OTHER DAYS MISSED
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2983.671
49.1
1-3 days
2517.357
41.4
4-9 days
454.7616
7.5
10+ days
125.7887
2.1
Frequency Missing = 419.42130291

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
4623.27
75.6
1-3 days
929.1003
15.2
4-9 days
292.8349
4.8
10+ days
269.3879
4.4
Frequency Missing = 386.40715235
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
SOMEONE CALLED HOME
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5146.171
84.3
1-3 days
701.7717
11.5
4-9 days
157.4285
2.6
10+ days
101.9772
1.7
Frequency Missing = 393.65173905

IN TROUBLE FOR DRINKING
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5962.988
99.0
1-3 days
44.17747
0.7
4-9 days
8.232005
0.1
10+ days
5.943875
0.1
Frequency Missing = 479.65839035

IN TROUBLE FOR DRUG
USE SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5960.888
98.6
1-3 days
66.08618
1.1
4-9 days
9.605433
0.2
10+ days
11.88775
0.2
Frequency Missing = 452.5328411

DAYS SKIPPED IN PAST MONTH
Q31A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5210.728
85.3
1-3 days
745.202
12.2
4-9 days
114.3762
1.9
10+ days
41.18033
0.7
Frequency Missing = 389.51378514

DAYS ILL IN PAST MONTH
Q31B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
4202.349
71.1
1-3 days
1420.746
24.0
4-9 days
228.5444
3.9
10+ days
59.35191
1.0
Frequency Missing = 590.00792026

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
OTHER DAYS MISSED
IN PAST MONTH
Q31C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
4553.295
76.8
1-3 days
1244.279
21.0
4-9 days
110.1306
1.9
10+ days
21.93126
0.4
Frequency Missing = 571.36445005

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
IN PAST MONTH
Q31D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5277.578
88.3
1-3 days
549.6875
9.2
4-9 days
102.3546
1.7
10+ days
50.55455
0.8
Frequency Missing = 520.82563078

SOMEONE CALLED HOME
IN PAST MONTH
Q31E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5670.412
93.9
1-3 days
296.6634
4.9
4-9 days
44.18481
0.7
10+ days
26.44026
0.4
Frequency Missing = 463.29911702

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32A
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
5503.395
90.0
1-3 times
522.8138
8.5
4-9 times
68.56982
1.1
10+ times
20.97314
0.3
Frequency Missing = 385.24843889

DRIVEN A CAR AFTER
A GOOD BIT TO DRINK
Q32B
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
5219.92
88.0
1-3 times
523.5012
8.8
4-9 times
118.0791
2.0
10+ times
68.95277
1.2
Frequency Missing = 570.54663405
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32C
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
5366.203
90.0
1-3 times
497.6382
8.4
4-9 times
61.62251
1.0
10+ times
34.02187
0.6
Frequency Missing = 541.5138581

TROUBLE WITH POLICE
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32D
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
5607.861
95.9
1-3 times
214.46
3.7
4-9 times
24.32189
0.4
10+ times
3.757643
0.1
Frequency Missing = 650.59934163

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32E
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
5507.916
92.6
1-3 times
384.6813
6.5
4-9 times
44.20807
0.7
10+ times
12.62381
0.2
Frequency Missing = 551.57112563

DRIVEN A CAR WHILE
HIGH FROM DRUGS
Q32F
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
5080.543
88.5
1-3 times
408.1688
7.1
4-9 times
113.1486
2.0
10+ times
138.2291
2.4
Frequency Missing = 760.91080383

CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32G
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
5342.653
92.1
1-3 times
365.3699
6.3
4-9 times
61.90435
1.1
10+ times
33.08533
0.6
Frequency Missing = 697.98687261
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
TROUBLE WITH POLICE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32H
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
5558.829
96.9
1-3 times
153.9944
2.7
4-9 times
14.94824
0.3
10+ times
11.17838
0.2
Frequency Missing = 762.04946592

CLASS DAYS DRUNK ON
ALCOHOL SINCE SEPT
Q33A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5439.075
89.8
1-3 days
445.2222
7.4
4-9 days
108.1963
1.8
10+ days
61.56817
1.0
Frequency Missing = 446.93842509

CLASS DAYS HIGH ON MARIJUANA
SINCE SEPT
Q33B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5117.941
85.7
1-3 days
431.9433
7.2
4-9 days
152.1503
2.5
10+ days
267.1393
4.5
Frequency Missing = 531.82561842

CLASS DAYS HIGH ON INHALANTS
SINCE SEPT
Q33C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5813.938
97.6
1-3 days
111.3913
1.9
4-9 days
23.66909
0.4
10+ days
10.72844
0.2
Frequency Missing = 541.27259262

CLASS DAYS HIGH
ON OTHER DRUG(S)
Q33D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
5590.151
93.4
1-3 days
251.3319
4.2
4-9 days
68.80468
1.1
10+ days
77.20171
1.3
Frequency Missing = 513.51084546
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
ALCOHOL USE AT PARTIES
THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Q34A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
1461.805
23.8
Seldom
660.4189
10.8
Half the time
537.9914
8.8
Most of the time
1152.577
18.8
Always
1546.768
25.2
Don't know
111.8106
1.8
Didn't attend
660.7176
10.8
Frequency Missing = 368.91134313

DRUG USE AT PARTIES THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Q34B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
2109.443
34.5
Seldom
833.3427
13.6
Half the time
707.9176
11.6
Most of the time
802.6606
13.1
Always
821.152
13.4
Don't know
177.5799
2.9
Didn't attend
658.6243
10.8
Frequency Missing = 390.2800839

SOUGHT HELP FOR DRUG/ALCOHOL
PROBLEM
Q35
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
5482.238
94.2
Yes
335.6613
5.8

Frequency Missing = 683.1004498

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Q36A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4393.365
73.7
Yes
1568.474
26.3
Frequency Missing = 539.1613209

WOULD SEEK HELP OUTSIDE
OF SCHOOL
Q36B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4173.571
71.1
Yes
1697.866
28.9
Frequency Missing = 629.56286693
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
OTHER COUNSELOR
Q36C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3532.854
61.4
Yes
2219.8
38.6
Frequency Missing = 748.34595359

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM PARENTS
Q36D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2587.571
45.3
Yes
3129.071
54.7
Frequency Missing = 784.3578352

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
A MEDICAL DOCTOR
Q36E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3539.407
62.2
Yes
2150.729
37.8
Frequency Missing = 810.86382432

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM FRIENDS
Q36F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

No
Yes

1066.319
4733.534

18.4
81.6

Frequency Missing = 701.14676827

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
ANOTHER ADULT
Q36G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2143.463
36.4
Yes
3750.361
63.6
Frequency Missing = 607.17526009

WOULD NOT SEEK HELP
Q36H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4834.691
85.6
Yes
810.0653
14.4
Frequency Missing = 856.2440194
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--HEALTH CLASS
Q37A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2615.344
49.2
Yes
2699.597
50.8
Frequency Missing = 1186.058905

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--ASSEMBLY
PROGRAM
Q37B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4217.035
81.3
Yes
970.8486
18.7
Frequency Missing = 1313.1161109

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--GUIDANCE
COUNSELOR
Q37C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4608.486
88.8
Yes
580.9254
11.2
Frequency Missing = 1311.5883481

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--SCIENCE CLASS
Q37D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

No
Yes

3964.309
1158.456

77.4
22.6

Frequency Missing = 1378.2340802

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--SOCIAL
STUDIES CLASS
Q37E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4705.58
91.4
Yes
443.7385
8.6
Frequency Missing = 1351.6810084

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--DRUG
RAP SESSION
Q37F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4474.64
88.4
Yes
589.6644
11.6
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Mesquite
Spring 1998
Frequency Missing = 1436.6958704

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--INVITED
SCHOOL GUEST
Q37G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4264.324
83.1
Yes
865.1588
16.9
Frequency Missing = 1371.517361

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--OTHER
SCHOOL SOURCE
Q37H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3666.789
71.2
Yes
1481.288
28.8
Frequency Missing = 1352.9234696

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS SMOKING CIGARET
Q38A
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
3717.296
61.1
Mild disapprove
1065.527
17.5
Neither
779.3632
12.8
Mildly approve
143.8704
2.4
Strongly approve
51.40603
0.8
Don't know
325.0863
5.3

Frequency Missing = 418.451533

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS DRINKING BEER
Q38B
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
3676.106
62.1
Mild disapprove
1089.601
18.4
Neither
638.264
10.8
Mildly approve
198.3829
3.4
Strongly approve
45.97188
0.8
Don't know
272.3018
4.6
Frequency Missing = 580.37257342

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

Mesquite
Spring 1998
PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS USING MARIJUANA
Q38C
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
4890.633
81.6
Mild disapprove
403.6884
6.7
Neither
303.1252
5.1
Mildly approve
60.52226
1.0
Strongly approve
61.77183
1.0
Don't know
271.1106
4.5
Frequency Missing = 510.14903098

PURCHASED LOTTERY TICKET
IN PAST YEAR
Q39
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
4116.162
67.9
Yes
1942.591
32.1
Frequency Missing = 442.24696698

NON-LOTTERY GAMBLING
IN PAST YEAR
Q40
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3698.091
61.0
Yes
2361.666
39.0
Frequency Missing = 441.24281633

MONEY SPENT ON GAMBLING
IN PAST YEAR
Q41
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
$0
3150.477
52.1
$1 - $10
1489.139
24.6
$11 - $50
861.8922
14.3
$51 - $100
289.2696
4.8
$100+
255.1137
4.2
Frequency Missing = 455.10826541

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

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