Pharr-San Juan-Alamo

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
26.2%
34.1%
54.4%
45.6%
Grade 7
11.9%
17.2%
35.0%
65.0%
Grade 8
22.9%
30.0%
50.2%
49.8%
Grade 9
26.9%
34.0%
57.1%
42.9%
Grade 10
28.8%
37.0%
60.3%
39.7%
Grade 11
34.7%
44.7%
63.7%
36.3%
Grade 12
36.4%
48.2%
63.2%
36.8%
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Cigarettes
All
25.5%
33.7%
54.5%
45.5%
Grade 7
11.4%
16.8%
34.9%
65.1%
Grade 8
21.7%
28.8%
49.5%
50.5%
Grade 9
26.6%
34.0%
57.8%
42.2%
Grade 10
28.1%
36.8%
60.3%
39.7%
Grade 11
34.0%
44.0%
63.8%
36.2%
Grade 12
35.6%
47.9%
63.5%
36.5%
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Smokeless tobacco
All
4.1%
5.5%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 7
2.0%
2.5%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 8
4.1%
5.0%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 9
4.1%
5.6%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 10
4.4%
5.7%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 11
5.8%
7.9%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 12
4.8%
7.1%
11.0%
89.0%
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Table T-2:

How often do you normally use...

Any tobacco product?
Never
Used

Every
Day

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

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

48.2%
66.3%
53.3%
44.2%
42.1%
40.6%
43.9%

4.5%
0.6%
1.2%
4.6%
4.8%
7.3%
10.2%

Never
Used

Every
Day

47.3%
65.7%
51.8%
42.7%
41.3%
41.0%
42.8%

4.6%
0.6%
1.3%
4.6%
4.9%
7.1%
10.4%

6.6%
3.0%
4.9%
8.1%
7.0%
9.0%
7.3%

9.8%
5.6%
9.8%
9.1%
10.6%
11.8%
13.2%

10.5%
8.5%
9.3%
12.0%
11.5%
10.1%
10.7%

9.9%
7.7%
10.8%
11.8%
10.6%
10.8%
5.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

10.1%
5.7%
10.6%
8.9%
10.8%
12.0%
13.9%

10.7%
8.6%
9.3%
12.5%
11.7%
10.2%
10.9%

9.9%
7.6%
10.8%
12.1%
10.8%
10.6%
5.5%

10.5%
8.3%
10.8%
10.2%
13.4%
10.4%
8.8%

Cigarettes?

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

Several
Times
a Week
6.6%
2.7%
4.9%
8.3%
7.2%
8.8%
7.0%

Less Than
Once a
Year
10.9%
9.2%
11.3%
10.7%
13.5%
10.2%
9.5%

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Smokeless tobacco?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

91.5%
95.4%
92.8%
91.3%
91.5%
88.1%
89.0%

0.3%
* %
0.3%
0.2%
0.5%
0.4%
0.5%

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.3%
1.0%
0.9%
1.4%
0.8%
2.5%
1.1%

1.8%
1.0%
2.8%
1.7%
1.3%
1.7%
2.7%

2.0%
1.2%
1.9%
1.7%
2.1%
2.5%
3.3%

2.2%
0.5%
0.9%
2.6%
3.3%
3.8%
1.6%

0.8%
1.0%
0.3%
1.0%
0.5%
0.8%
1.6%

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Table T-3:

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

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

None

<1 Per
Day

>1 But
<10 Per
Day

>10 But
<1 Pack
Per Day

>1 Pack
But <2
Packs/Day

72.3%
84.5%
75.7%
69.2%
72.5%
65.6%
63.6%

16.1%
11.2%
15.1%
16.4%
15.6%
18.7%
21.5%

7.4%
3.1%
6.1%
8.9%
6.2%
9.9%
11.5%

2.3%
0.3%
1.6%
3.0%
3.3%
2.7%
2.4%

1.3%
0.3%
0.9%
1.5%
1.5%
2.4%
1.0%

>2 Packs
Per Day
0.7%
0.5%
0.7%
0.9%
0.9%
0.7%
* %

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Table T-4:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Tobacco

10.9

7

Grade
11.6

8

Grade
12.4

9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.9

13.5

14.0

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Table T-5:

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

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

17.5%
26.4%
20.9%
19.6%
12.8%
10.5%
10.6%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

10.6%
20.1%
11.7%
11.5%
7.7%
5.3%
4.6%

3.6%
4.6%
5.0%
4.1%
3.9%
2.6%
* %

7.6%
9.7%
9.4%
9.6%
7.3%
3.6%
3.2%

16.0%
15.4%
17.8%
17.0%
16.1%
17.4%
10.1%

44.7%
23.9%
35.1%
38.2%
52.2%
60.5%
71.6%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

16.7%
27.8%
16.5%
17.9%
14.5%
10.9%
8.5%

6.6%
7.5%
9.6%
6.4%
7.4%
3.1%
4.2%

8.8%
7.8%
12.2%
9.9%
9.2%
6.5%
5.7%

12.3%
6.3%
11.5%
11.2%
15.2%
18.4%
12.7%

19.7%
7.5%
13.9%
14.1%
20.3%
26.9%
47.2%

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

36.0%
43.2%
36.3%
40.6%
33.5%
34.4%
21.7%

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Table T-6:

About how many of your close friends...

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

25.3%
49.6%
33.2%
21.6%
17.4%
13.4%
12.7%

A Few

Some

Most

All

33.3%
28.3%
32.4%
36.9%
36.9%
31.2%
31.7%

18.6%
13.7%
19.0%
18.4%
20.5%
19.4%
21.3%

15.9%
6.3%
10.5%
16.0%
16.8%
23.9%
27.1%

6.8%
2.1%
4.9%
7.0%
8.4%
12.1%
7.2%

A Few

Some

Most

All

33.8%
28.5%
32.7%
37.5%
37.1%
31.7%
33.0%

17.9%
12.7%
18.0%
17.6%
19.9%
18.9%
20.8%

15.8%
6.3%
10.6%
16.3%
16.8%
23.4%
26.2%

6.6%
1.9%
4.8%
6.7%
8.0%
11.9%
7.2%

A Few

Some

Most

All

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

25.9%
50.5%
34.0%
21.8%
18.2%
14.1%
12.7%

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

76.6%
88.4%
74.0%
74.4%
77.3%

13.8%
6.6%
16.2%
15.2%
13.7%

5.8%
3.1%
7.0%
6.1%
4.7%

2.2%
1.3%
1.1%
2.3%
2.4%

1.6%
0.5%
1.7%
2.0%
1.9%

Grade 11
Grade 12

70.2%
74.9%

17.5%
13.0%

6.0%
8.8%

3.6%
2.8%

2.6%
0.5%

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Table T-7:

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

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

Strongly
Disapprove

Mildly
Disapprove

Neither

Mildly
Approve

66.2%
70.0%
69.5%
64.4%
63.5%
64.2%
65.9%

10.1%
4.9%
7.2%
9.9%
12.7%
13.8%
13.7%

6.9%
2.8%
3.4%
7.3%
8.4%
9.2%
12.1%

1.8%
0.2%
1.3%
1.9%
2.0%
3.3%
2.2%

Strongly
Approve
1.8%
1.4%
2.1%
2.4%
2.0%
1.7%
0.5%

Don't
Know
13.3%
20.6%
16.5%
14.0%
11.4%
7.9%
5.5%

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Table T-8:

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

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

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

50.8%
63.4%
49.8%
52.2%
46.7%
47.2%
41.6%

25.1%
19.3%
26.5%
24.1%
27.1%
24.4%
31.0%

11.6%
6.0%
11.4%
9.3%
13.5%
14.8%
18.3%

3.5%
2.1%
2.1%
4.4%
2.7%
6.6%
3.6%

9.0%
9.3%
10.3%
10.1%
9.9%
7.0%
5.6%

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Table A-1:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
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Any alcohol product
All
38.5%
50.3%
71.7%
28.3%
Grade 7
23.6%
30.0%
51.8%
48.2%
Grade 8
31.1%
42.0%
68.3%
31.7%
Grade 9
38.6%
50.7%
72.8%
27.2%
Grade 10
46.3%
59.4%
79.3%
20.7%
Grade 11
49.5%
61.4%
81.7%
18.3%
Grade 12
45.7%
64.1%
79.8%
20.2%
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Beer
All
27.9%
37.3%
57.2%
42.8%
Grade 7
15.5%
20.7%
39.2%
60.8%
Grade 8
22.1%
31.3%
54.9%
45.1%
Grade 9
28.7%
36.4%
58.1%
41.9%
Grade 10
32.4%
44.8%
61.8%
38.2%
Grade 11
36.2%
45.7%
66.9%
33.1%
Grade 12
36.8%
50.5%
67.0%
33.0%
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Wine coolers
All
27.6%
39.7%
58.5%
41.5%
Grade 7
17.1%
22.6%
39.5%
60.5%
Grade 8
23.1%
34.3%
56.7%
43.3%
Grade 9
26.6%
38.5%
58.4%
41.6%
Grade 10
32.9%
46.7%
63.3%
36.7%
Grade 11
37.2%
52.8%
71.9%
28.1%
Grade 12
33.0%
49.5%
66.5%
33.5%
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Wine
All
21.2%
31.0%
48.8%
51.2%
Grade 7
10.8%
15.3%
29.0%
71.0%
Grade 8
18.0%
25.9%
44.1%
55.9%
Grade 9
21.1%
32.9%
50.7%
49.3%
Grade 10
25.5%
36.7%
55.5%
44.5%
Grade 11
28.8%
39.6%
59.0%
41.0%
Grade 12
26.2%
38.8%
59.2%
40.8%
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Liquor
All
24.5%
33.3%
47.0%
53.0%

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

9.0%
16.3%
23.8%
30.3%
35.2%
39.0%

12.2%
23.2%
31.8%
40.7%
47.4%
54.8%

22.1%
35.5%
45.6%
56.6%
63.8%
69.0%

77.9%
64.5%
54.4%
43.4%
36.2%
31.0%

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Table A-2:

How often do you normally use...

Any alcohol product?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

30.1%
51.5%
34.6%
29.3%
22.1%
21.4%
20.7%

1.1%
0.4%
0.5%
1.0%
1.4%
2.5%
1.4%

9.1%
2.9%
7.8%
8.7%
11.3%
12.5%
12.5%

17.9%
10.1%
13.0%
16.3%
21.0%
24.9%
24.5%

17.6%
11.6%
18.5%
22.7%
18.1%
15.3%
16.3%

14.6%
12.0%
16.5%
12.0%
16.5%
16.0%
15.4%

Less Than
Once a
Year
9.6%
11.6%
9.0%
10.1%
9.7%
7.5%
9.1%

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Beer?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

36.9%
56.5%
39.9%
34.5%
30.8%
31.5%
30.5%

0.7%
0.5%
0.3%
0.2%
0.5%
2.0%
1.1%

8.1%
2.1%
5.6%
7.2%
10.9%
10.6%
12.1%

14.9%
7.3%
10.3%
13.7%
18.2%
22.0%
17.9%

15.7%
10.4%
17.1%
21.2%
15.9%
12.6%
13.7%

13.5%
12.8%
18.7%
10.8%
12.4%
14.2%
13.7%

Never
Used

Every
Day

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

36.3%
55.3%
40.3%
35.4%
33.9%
24.4%
27.5%

0.3%
0.2%
0.3%
0.5%
* %
0.8%
* %

15.3%
8.5%
11.1%
14.2%
17.9%
19.8%
20.8%

17.6%
11.4%
15.4%
22.5%
19.2%
18.2%
16.3%

16.5%
11.9%
21.0%
13.4%
14.5%
20.7%
19.7%

Never
Used

Every
Day

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

46.7%
68.3%
51.0%
44.9%

0.4%
* %
* %
1.0%

10.5%
5.3%
8.6%
11.1%

13.1%
6.5%
10.5%
13.8%

16.3%
10.1%
20.4%
17.3%

9.2%
8.9%
7.6%
7.4%

10.3%
10.4%
8.1%
12.4%
11.2%
7.1%
11.1%

Wine coolers?

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

5.8%
2.4%
5.6%
6.1%
6.0%
8.3%
6.2%

Less Than
Once a
Year
8.3%
10.2%
6.2%
7.8%
8.5%
7.9%
9.6%

Wine?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

Several
Times
a Week
3.8%
1.0%
2.0%
4.4%

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

39.6%
40.0%
38.3%

0.5%
0.4%
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

49.2%
76.5%
59.0%
51.5%
44.2%
36.0%
26.9%

0.5%
* %
0.7%
0.2%
1.0%
0.4%
0.6%

3.9%
7.3%
3.7%

10.1%
15.5%
12.8%

16.1%
13.5%
17.6%

18.7%
13.5%
17.0%

11.1%
9.8%
10.6%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

13.2%
3.3%
6.6%
12.1%
15.4%
19.4%
22.9%

12.6%
7.7%
8.6%
12.6%
12.6%
16.6%
18.3%

12.6%
6.9%
14.1%
13.4%
13.9%
10.9%
16.0%

6.9%
5.1%
8.3%
5.7%
6.5%
8.1%
8.6%

Liquor?

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

Several
Times
a Week
4.9%
0.5%
2.8%
4.5%
6.3%
8.5%
6.9%

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Table A-3:

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

Beer

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

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

42.1%
58.6%
44.2%
39.5%
37.1%
35.1%
36.9%

57.9%
41.4%
55.8%
60.5%
62.9%
64.9%
63.1%

18.7%
6.1%
16.4%
19.5%
21.4%
25.0%
26.2%

26.9%
22.2%
27.1%
28.0%
28.9%
29.2%
25.7%

12.3%
13.1%
12.3%
13.0%
12.6%
10.8%
11.2%

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

38.5%
56.5%
42.8%
38.5%
34.6%
25.7%
28.7%

61.5%
43.5%
57.2%
61.5%
65.4%
74.3%
71.3%

19.0%
10.3%
16.1%
17.6%
21.6%
23.9%
28.2%

34.7%
23.9%
34.7%
36.0%
36.7%
40.7%
36.9%

7.7%
9.2%
6.4%
7.9%
7.1%
9.6%
6.2%

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

49.4%
68.0%
52.1%
47.6%
43.0%
42.8%
41.6%

50.6%
32.0%
47.9%
52.4%
57.0%
57.2%
58.4%

10.0%
4.3%
9.8%
10.1%
12.0%
13.4%
10.7%

27.4%
17.1%
26.4%
27.8%
31.1%
31.1%
31.5%

13.2%
10.5%
11.7%
14.5%
13.9%
12.7%
16.2%

Wine Coolers

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

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

Liquor

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

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

51.3%
76.4%
61.0%
53.2%
43.1%
36.7%
31.5%

48.7%
23.6%
39.0%
46.8%
56.9%
63.3%
68.5%

14.9%
3.7%
9.3%
12.0%
15.4%
27.0%
27.5%

23.9%
11.9%
19.9%
22.5%
32.9%
27.0%
30.5%

9.9%
8.0%
9.8%
12.4%
8.5%
9.3%
10.5%

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Table A-4:

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

Beer

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

Never

Ever

63.7%
77.9%
69.9%
63.3%
58.9%
51.9%
56.9%

36.3%
22.1%
30.1%
36.7%
41.1%
48.1%
43.1%

Several
Times/Week
5.6%
2.0%
4.7%
4.7%
7.1%
8.4%
8.3%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

17.4%
6.8%
15.6%
17.8%
19.9%
24.6%
21.6%

13.3%
13.3%
9.8%
14.2%
14.1%
15.1%
13.2%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
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Wine Coolers

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

Never

Ever

57.6%
72.2%
64.6%
58.3%
53.1%
42.1%
51.0%

42.4%
27.8%
35.4%
41.7%
46.9%
57.9%
49.0%

Never

Ever

65.3%
77.5%
72.2%
66.6%
57.3%
58.1%
59.0%

34.7%
22.5%
27.8%
33.4%
42.7%
41.9%
41.0%

Never

Ever

63.8%
83.9%
75.4%
67.0%
57.3%
47.5%
47.2%

36.2%
16.1%
24.6%
33.0%
42.7%
52.5%
52.8%

Several
Times/Week
5.3%
3.4%
4.9%
6.3%
5.0%
6.2%
5.6%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

20.9%
10.4%
17.6%
18.3%
24.7%
30.4%
27.8%

16.3%
14.0%
12.9%
17.1%
17.2%
21.2%
15.7%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

14.0%
7.4%
12.4%
13.1%
17.0%
18.8%
15.9%

17.7%
13.6%
12.4%
17.9%
21.3%
18.8%
22.6%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

17.8%
6.2%
12.2%
15.7%
20.3%
26.4%
29.2%

14.2%
8.9%
9.3%
13.9%
16.5%
19.5%
17.4%

Wine

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

Several
Times/Week
3.0%
1.4%
3.0%
2.4%
4.3%
4.4%
2.6%

Liquor

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

Several
Times/Week
4.3%
1.1%
3.1%
3.4%
6.0%
6.5%
6.2%

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Table A-5:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Alcohol
Beer
Wine Coolers
Wine
Liquor

7

10.5
10.5
11.2
11.0
11.2

Grade

8

11.3
11.4
12.0
12.0
12.3

Grade

9

12.3
12.3
12.9
13.0
13.1

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

13.0
12.9
13.4
13.5
13.8

13.5
13.4
14.1
14.1
14.3

14.0
14.1
14.7
14.5
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 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

16.1%
26.0%
18.6%
16.8%
13.0%
10.5%
8.1%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

10.3%
18.1%
11.8%
11.2%
8.1%
2.7%
7.6%

5.4%
6.5%
7.2%
5.6%
5.4%
5.1%
0.9%

10.1%
9.6%
10.7%
11.9%
8.5%
10.5%
8.1%

19.1%
14.8%
20.5%
21.1%
19.8%
20.3%
16.6%

39.1%
25.0%
31.2%
33.4%
45.2%
51.0%
58.8%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
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Wine coolers?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

17.8%
28.2%
21.7%
18.3%
14.2%
10.8%
10.0%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

9.1%
17.7%
9.8%
9.7%
5.8%
4.9%
4.3%

4.3%
6.3%
5.1%
5.0%
4.3%
2.8%
0.9%

10.3%
10.0%
8.9%
13.1%
9.0%
8.0%
11.8%

18.9%
15.8%
20.6%
17.4%
22.9%
21.6%
14.2%

39.7%
22.1%
33.8%
36.5%
43.8%
51.9%
58.8%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

13.5%
24.7%
16.0%
12.8%
9.5%
8.6%
7.5%

6.3%
8.9%
8.1%
7.2%
5.9%
3.8%
2.4%

12.9%
7.2%
13.9%
17.1%
13.5%
10.7%
13.2%

15.2%
10.4%
15.1%
14.5%
17.6%
19.7%
15.1%

31.9%
17.2%
25.6%
26.0%
38.3%
42.4%
51.4%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

14.8%
23.3%
18.6%
16.9%
9.9%
9.2%
6.5%

6.8%
8.4%
8.8%
7.9%
7.8%
3.5%
2.0%

9.8%
8.5%
10.7%
12.6%
8.5%
8.5%
8.5%

15.0%
9.1%
13.0%
14.4%
19.6%
19.9%
14.9%

32.9%
16.2%
25.3%
27.0%
38.2%
45.7%
56.2%

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

20.0%
31.7%
21.3%
22.4%
15.3%
14.8%
10.4%

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

20.7%
34.5%
23.5%
21.3%
15.9%
13.1%
11.9%

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Table A-7:

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

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

88.5%
92.5%
88.4%
86.7%
88.9%
84.5%
89.8%

1-3 Days
8.5%
5.2%
7.4%
9.9%
7.6%
13.1%
8.0%

4-9 Days
1.6%
1.5%
1.7%
1.9%
2.2%
1.6%
* %

10+ Days
1.5%
0.8%
2.5%
1.5%
1.2%
0.8%
2.1%

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

98.0%
98.9%
98.2%
96.2%
98.2%
98.9%
99.0%

1-3 Days
1.3%
0.5%
1.4%
2.9%
1.1%
1.1%
* %

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

10+ Days
0.4%
0.5%
* %
0.6%
0.5%
* %
0.5%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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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:

3.8 days per student
2.7 days per student

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

3.6 days per student
1.3 days per student

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Table A-9:

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

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

84.6%
88.1%
86.5%
83.3%
76.0%

1-3 Times
11.3%
7.6%
11.1%
11.1%
19.3%

4-9 Times
1.9%
2.3%
1.4%
2.2%
1.6%

10+ Times
2.2%
1.9%
0.9%
3.3%
3.1%

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

95.7%
98.3%
97.5%
94.3%
94.0%
94.8%
95.7%

1-3 Times
3.3%
1.4%
2.0%
4.4%
4.2%
3.6%
3.7%

4-9 Times
0.5%
0.2%
0.5%
0.4%
0.7%
1.2%
* %

10+ Times
0.5%
0.2%
* %
0.8%
1.0%
0.4%
0.5%

______________________________________________________________________________________________
Table A-10:

About how many of your close friends use...

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

18.5%
43.3%
24.6%
12.8%
10.8%
8.1%
9.0%

A Few

Some

Most

All

22.7%
26.2%
24.2%
26.1%
19.9%
18.7%
17.6%

18.6%
15.1%
20.9%
20.4%
20.5%
17.7%
14.5%

22.7%
9.8%
17.5%
24.4%
29.2%
28.1%
29.0%

17.6%
5.5%
12.7%
16.4%
19.7%
27.4%
29.9%

A Few

Some

Most

All

23.5%
25.0%
21.5%
28.2%
20.7%
22.3%
21.0%

20.0%
13.5%
23.7%
19.9%
25.2%
20.3%
15.5%

19.4%
6.2%
12.5%
20.6%
25.4%
25.3%
29.7%

13.2%
3.6%
8.0%
12.6%
14.1%
22.7%
23.7%

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

23.9%
51.7%
34.4%
18.7%
14.5%
9.3%
10.0%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
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Wine coolers?
Never heard
None
All
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

28.8%
55.1%
34.3%
24.7%
20.7%
14.7%
19.4%

A Few

Some

Most

All

23.2%
21.0%
24.3%
24.0%
24.0%
23.0%
22.6%

18.4%
12.6%
17.4%
20.6%
22.1%
20.7%
16.1%

18.0%
7.2%
13.6%
19.7%
21.2%
24.3%
24.4%

11.6%
4.1%
10.4%
11.0%
12.0%
17.3%
17.5%

A Few

Some

Most

All

22.8%
17.2%
23.6%
25.5%
22.2%
23.7%
24.1%

15.9%
10.6%
15.2%
17.0%
18.9%
14.7%
19.0%

11.8%
3.5%
8.9%
12.8%
14.8%
17.4%
14.8%

7.6%
3.3%
5.4%
7.3%
9.3%
12.7%
9.3%

A Few

Some

Most

All

19.7%
15.5%
23.2%
23.9%
17.6%
18.5%
17.1%

15.4%
10.4%
12.9%
16.3%
19.6%
14.7%
19.0%

15.0%
4.2%
8.5%
14.8%
20.3%
26.0%
19.4%

11.2%
2.4%
6.3%
9.6%
12.6%
18.5%
23.7%

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

41.9%
65.4%
47.0%
37.4%
34.8%
31.4%
32.9%

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

38.7%
67.5%
49.0%
35.3%
29.8%
22.3%
20.9%

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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 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

91.7%
96.2%
92.8%
90.4%
90.9%
90.0%
89.7%

1-3 Times
7.1%
3.4%
6.6%
8.1%
7.5%
8.2%
9.2%

4-9 Times
0.7%
0.2%
0.5%
0.6%
1.1%
1.4%
0.5%

10+ Times
0.5%
0.2%
0.2%
0.9%
0.5%
0.4%
0.5%

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

92.2%
98.0%
94.4%
91.1%
90.1%
88.9%
90.2%

1-3 Times
6.2%
1.8%
4.9%
6.2%
7.6%
9.6%
7.7%

4-9 Times
0.9%
* %
0.5%
1.7%
1.2%
0.7%
1.0%

10+ Times
0.7%
0.2%
0.2%
1.0%
1.2%
0.7%
1.0%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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Table A-12:

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

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

Never

Seldom

32.7%
59.8%
42.4%
29.8%
21.1%
21.2%
16.7%

7.5%
9.1%
13.2%
7.4%
7.1%
2.7%
2.7%

Half
the Time
8.3%
6.6%
12.0%
8.2%
9.7%
6.9%
4.8%

Most Of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

Didn't
Attend

13.4%
7.2%
12.7%
17.7%
15.0%
13.5%
12.4%

26.0%
5.3%
9.8%
24.4%
33.5%
46.3%
48.4%

3.0%
3.2%
3.4%
2.9%
3.3%
1.2%
3.8%

9.1%
8.9%
6.6%
9.7%
10.2%
8.1%
11.3%

______________________________________________________________________________________________
Table A-13:

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

At home

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

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

41.2%
52.8%
43.9%
43.2%
36.0%
30.4%
38.0%

31.9%
27.0%
27.1%
31.0%
37.5%
36.4%
33.2%

17.4%
12.2%
16.9%
17.8%
16.9%
21.0%
21.0%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

28.9%
47.0%
33.0%

16.0%
25.8%
20.7%

15.2%
9.3%
13.5%

Most of
the time
7.6%
6.8%
10.4%
6.5%
7.2%
9.4%
5.4%

Always
1.9%
1.2%
1.6%
1.5%
2.4%
2.8%
2.4%

From friends

All
Grade
Grade

7
8

Most of
the time

Always

26.0%
13.2%
24.3%

14.0%
4.7%
8.4%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

27.1%
22.7%
18.7%
22.9%

15.2%
13.0%
11.6%
6.8%

18.2%
18.2%
15.1%
15.6%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

32.6%
51.2%
40.5%
33.1%
23.8%
19.9%
23.2%

40.4%
37.2%
41.5%
44.4%
44.4%
35.9%
34.0%

10.3%
5.0%
8.9%
9.8%
10.4%
17.0%
12.4%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

27.1%
42.5%
32.8%
26.9%
20.7%
17.4%
19.3%

12.0%
18.9%
15.4%
10.8%
9.4%
8.3%
8.3%

11.2%
11.9%
10.7%
13.3%
10.6%
11.2%
7.8%

26.5%
29.9%
33.8%
29.8%

13.0%
16.2%
20.8%
24.9%

Most of
the time

Always

9.9%
4.3%
6.0%
8.0%
12.7%
14.9%
16.5%

6.9%
2.2%
3.1%
4.6%
8.6%
12.3%
13.9%

Most of
the time

Always

22.6%
16.6%
22.9%
23.7%
26.4%
23.9%
20.3%

27.2%
10.0%
18.2%
25.3%
32.9%
39.1%
44.3%

From a store

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

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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Other source
Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

35.2%
48.9%
41.4%
37.7%
27.6%
25.6%
26.2%

23.9%
26.2%
25.4%
21.5%
24.4%
21.9%
24.6%

14.3%
10.6%
10.7%
14.4%
17.1%
19.3%
14.4%

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

Most of
the time

Always

12.6%
8.4%
12.4%
14.2%
15.9%
10.7%
12.8%

13.9%
5.9%
10.2%
12.1%
15.0%
22.6%
21.9%

______________________________________________________________________________________________
Table A-14:

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

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

Strongly
Disapprove

Mildly
Disapprove

Neither

Mildly
Approve

58.9%
63.2%
62.1%
58.1%
54.2%
56.4%
60.0%

14.7%
7.3%
11.3%
14.9%
19.3%
17.2%
18.7%

8.4%
3.4%
5.8%
6.7%
12.7%
10.3%
12.9%

2.5%
1.5%
2.4%
2.5%
1.7%
3.4%
4.5%

Strongly
Approve
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
3.0%
2.3%
3.9%
* %

Don't
Know
13.2%
22.2%
15.9%
14.9%
9.8%
8.8%
3.9%

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Table A-15:

All
Grade
Grade

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

7
8

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

46.5%
55.1%
45.1%

31.2%
24.2%
29.7%

13.7%
10.6%
15.0%

3.5%
3.9%
3.2%

Do Not
Know
5.2%
6.1%
7.1%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

46.0%
42.5%
46.4%
43.5%

29.9%
34.4%
33.3%
38.7%

14.6%
13.5%
14.3%
14.0%

4.2%
3.7%
2.8%
2.2%

5.3%
5.9%
3.2%
1.6%

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Table D-1:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana?
All
12.5%
17.8%
28.2%
71.8%
Grade 7
5.5%
8.1%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 8
10.2%
14.3%
23.4%
76.6%
Grade 9
12.7%
16.2%
25.2%
74.8%
Grade 10
13.8%
20.6%
34.0%
66.0%
Grade 11
16.5%
25.4%
39.6%
60.4%
Grade 12
18.3%
26.6%
37.6%
62.4%
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Cocaine?
All
6.4%
8.4%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 7
2.2%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
4.3%
5.4%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
4.9%
7.4%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 10
7.4%
9.4%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 11
10.4%
14.2%
22.2%
77.8%
Grade 12
12.7%
15.1%
19.5%
80.5%
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Crack?
All
2.3%
3.0%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.7%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
1.1%
1.6%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.9%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 10
2.3%
3.4%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 11
3.5%
3.9%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 12
4.9%
5.4%
6.9%
93.1%
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Hallucinogens?
All
0.8%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
* %
0.2%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.4%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 12
1.5%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
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Uppers?
All
2.5%
3.3%
5.4%
94.6%

Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
2.4%
2.4%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 9
2.6%
3.5%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 10
2.7%
4.8%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 11
4.4%
5.9%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 12
2.5%
3.0%
5.4%
94.6%
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Downers?
All
2.8%
3.7%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.7%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.7%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 9
3.1%
3.7%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 10
3.6%
6.0%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 11
6.6%
7.7%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
2.0%
3.0%
6.6%
93.4%
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Rohypnol?
All
4.8%
7.4%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 7
2.4%
4.3%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 8
3.6%
5.9%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 9
6.2%
9.0%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 10
5.1%
7.9%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 11
7.8%
10.7%
20.6%
79.4%
Grade 12
3.4%
6.8%
12.7%
87.3%
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Steroids?
All
0.6%
0.8%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.7%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.6%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 10
0.5%
1.0%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.4%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy?
All
0.5%
0.6%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
* %
0.2%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.4%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 10
0.8%
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.2%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.5%
3.0%
97.0%
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Heroin?
All
0.8%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.7%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.0%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.6%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
1.9%
2.4%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
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Table D-2:

How often do you normally use...

Marijuana?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

68.0%
82.4%
70.6%
69.8%
63.3%
61.0%
61.5%

2.8%
0.3%
1.5%
3.5%
3.4%
5.0%
2.9%

Several
Times
a Week
4.6%
2.6%
3.7%
5.2%
4.5%
4.6%
6.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

5.4%
2.9%
6.3%
5.2%
5.0%
8.3%
4.6%

6.9%
3.9%
7.8%
7.9%
7.6%
6.2%
7.5%

6.6%
5.0%
7.1%
4.3%
8.4%
6.6%
8.6%

5.7%
2.9%
3.0%
4.1%
7.8%
8.3%
8.0%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

86.4%
96.0%
88.4%
87.6%
84.6%
81.0%
80.8%

0.7%
* %
0.4%
0.5%
0.8%
2.0%
0.5%

Never
Used

Every
Day

95.8%
98.4%
96.4%
96.3%
95.1%
94.0%
94.4%

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

Several
Times
a Week
2.1%
0.5%
1.1%
2.3%
1.6%
3.2%
4.4%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

2.6%
0.5%
3.4%
2.3%
3.2%
2.8%
3.8%

2.8%
0.5%
2.2%
2.3%
3.7%
4.4%
3.8%

2.6%
1.3%
3.0%
2.8%
2.1%
4.0%
2.7%

2.6%
1.3%
1.5%
2.3%
4.0%
2.8%
3.8%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.9%
* %
* %
0.2%
1.6%
1.2%
2.8%

1.0%
0.3%
1.4%
1.0%
0.5%
1.6%
1.1%

0.8%
0.3%
1.4%
1.0%
0.5%
1.2%
0.6%

0.8%
0.5%
0.4%
0.5%
1.4%
1.2%
0.6%

Crack?

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

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

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Hallucinogens?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

97.8%
99.2%
97.2%
97.6%
99.0%
95.9%
97.9%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

94.1%
97.9%
95.9%
93.3%
91.4%
91.8%
95.0%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

93.8%
97.9%
95.6%
93.5%

0.1%
* %
* %
* %

Several
Times
a Week
0.1%
* %
0.6%
* %
* %
* %
* %

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

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

0.4%
0.2%
0.8%
0.7%
* %
0.4%
0.5%

0.8%
0.4%
1.1%
0.9%
0.2%
1.5%
0.5%

0.7%
0.2%
0.3%
0.7%
0.5%
1.9%
1.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.3%
0.9%
1.3%
1.4%
1.1%
2.5%
0.6%

1.1%
0.2%
0.6%
1.7%
1.3%
1.6%
1.1%

1.8%
0.7%
1.6%
1.7%
2.1%
2.9%
2.2%

1.1%
0.2%
0.3%
0.7%
3.2%
0.8%
1.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.2%
0.9%
1.3%
1.0%

1.9%
* %
1.3%
2.4%

1.7%
0.9%
0.9%
1.5%

0.9%
* %
0.6%
0.7%

Uppers?

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

Several
Times
a Week
0.4%
* %
0.3%
1.0%
0.3%
0.4%
* %

Downers?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

Several
Times
a Week
0.4%
0.2%
0.3%
1.0%

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

91.0%
90.9%
94.4%

0.5%
* %
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

88.0%
92.5%
90.9%
86.1%
85.7%
84.6%
89.3%

0.2%
* %
* %
0.4%
0.2%
* %
0.5%

Never
Used

Every
Day

98.0%
97.4%
97.7%
97.9%
97.8%
99.6%
97.8%

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

0.3%
0.4%
* %

1.3%
2.5%
0.6%

2.1%
2.9%
2.2%

2.7%
2.5%
1.7%

2.1%
0.8%
1.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

2.0%
1.2%
1.9%
2.3%
3.2%
3.0%
* %

2.4%
1.0%
0.8%
3.3%
2.9%
4.1%
2.0%

3.4%
2.7%
3.6%
2.7%
4.1%
3.0%
4.6%

2.7%
1.0%
1.1%
3.7%
3.2%
4.1%
2.5%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.3%
0.5%
0.3%
* %
* %
* %
1.1%

0.4%
0.9%
0.3%
0.5%
0.3%
* %
0.6%

0.4%
0.5%
0.3%
0.5%
0.8%
* %
* %

0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.5%
0.8%
0.4%
0.6%

Rohypnol?

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

Several
Times
a Week
1.2%
1.5%
1.7%
1.5%
0.7%
1.1%
1.0%

Steroids?

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

Several
Times
a Week
0.2%
0.2%
1.0%
0.2%
* %
* %
* %

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Ecstasy?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

98.7%
99.3%
99.7%
99.3%
98.9%
96.7%
97.3%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

98.7%
98.2%
98.2%
99.5%
98.4%
98.8%
98.9%

0.0%
* %
* %
* %
0.3%
* %
* %

Several
Times
a Week
0.1%
0.5%
* %
* %
* %
* %
* %

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.1%
* %
* %
* %
* %
* %
0.5%

0.1%
* %
* %
* %
0.3%
0.4%
* %

0.6%
0.2%
* %
0.5%
0.3%
1.6%
1.6%

0.3%
* %
* %
0.2%
0.3%
1.2%
0.5%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

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

0.1%
0.5%
* %
* %
* %
* %
* %

0.2%
0.5%
0.6%
0.2%
* %
* %
* %

0.4%
0.2%
0.3%
* %
0.8%
1.2%
* %

Heroin?

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

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

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Table D-3:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Marijuana
Cocaine
Crack
Hallucinogens

11.4
11.9
*
*

7

Grade
12.2
12.9
12.8
*

8

Grade
13.1
13.6
13.5
13.2

9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

13.8
14.7
14.5
*

14.4
15.1
15.5
15.2

15.3
16.3
16.8
*

Uppers
Downers
Rohypnol
Steroids
Ecstasy
Heroin

11.3
11.8
11.7
*
*
*

12.8
12.2
12.3
*
*
*

13.4
13.1
13.2
13.6
*
*

13.8
13.8
14.2
*
*
*

14.6
14.6
14.6
*
15.2
*

14.8
14.4
15.0
*
*
*

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Table D-4:

Age of first use of marijuana by family situation:

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

70.6%
84.4%
75.4%
75.6%
61.1%
60.5%
66.4%

9 or Under
1.0%
2.6%
1.7%
* %
0.3%
1.1%
0.8%

10-11

12-13

14-15

16-17

3.4%
4.6%
4.7%
3.2%
3.8%
2.1%
1.7%

8.1%
7.3%
13.4%
9.2%
7.8%
6.8%
1.7%

11.6%
1.0%
4.7%
12.1%
20.5%
17.9%
10.1%

4.7%
* %
* %
* %
6.5%
11.6%
14.3%

18 or Over
0.6%
* %
* %
* %
* %
* %
5.0%

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

59.4%
77.6%
60.5%
61.2%
63.3%
50.0%
43.8%

9 or Under
2.1%
2.6%
1.2%
2.7%
3.7%
* %
1.6%

10-11

12-13

14-15

16-17

4.0%
8.6%
8.1%
4.1%
2.8%
* %
1.6%

13.6%
11.2%
26.7%
16.3%
9.2%
8.7%
9.4%

13.8%
* %
3.5%
12.9%
18.3%
32.5%
12.5%

6.7%
* %
* %
2.7%
2.8%
8.8%
28.1%

18 or Over
0.5%
* %
* %
* %
* %
* %
3.1%

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Table D-5:

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

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

23.8%
34.1%
26.4%
28.9%
19.5%
14.6%
12.6%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

18.7%
29.8%
22.6%
18.7%
13.2%
14.6%
10.7%

6.6%
8.3%
8.6%
6.2%
8.0%
3.1%
3.9%

7.0%
6.4%
7.2%
7.3%
7.3%
4.5%
9.7%

14.6%
8.8%
13.5%
13.7%
18.2%
16.7%
18.0%

29.3%
12.5%
21.7%
25.2%
33.9%
46.5%
45.1%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

23.1%
34.5%
27.8%

9.0%
9.2%
10.8%

9.3%
5.2%
7.9%

11.0%
6.0%
9.3%

19.7%
7.3%
12.6%

Cocaine?
Never
Heard Of
All
Grade
Grade

7
8

27.9%
37.8%
31.6%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

32.8%
23.3%
21.2%
14.4%

24.3%
18.2%
16.0%
13.4%

9.6%
10.5%
4.1%
8.6%

8.6%
10.8%
10.9%
13.9%

8.8%
15.9%
16.0%
11.5%

15.9%
21.3%
31.7%
38.3%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

24.3%
35.2%
27.2%
25.2%
18.9%
18.8%
18.3%

10.4%
8.5%
11.2%
11.2%
14.1%
6.4%
9.6%

10.1%
5.8%
8.8%
8.3%
12.7%
12.1%
14.9%

9.1%
4.6%
7.2%
7.5%
11.8%
13.5%
11.5%

13.5%
6.4%
9.8%
11.0%
13.0%
21.3%
25.5%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

20.9%
26.9%
21.3%
21.4%
16.7%
19.5%
18.8%

9.2%
5.6%
9.4%
9.0%
13.4%
8.5%
8.5%

7.5%
2.9%
6.7%
6.5%
8.3%
14.0%
8.9%

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

32.5%
39.6%
35.8%
36.7%
29.5%
28.0%
20.2%

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

49.4%
59.4%
51.2%
52.4%
48.9%
39.6%
39.0%

5.2%
2.7%
4.9%
4.4%
4.2%
7.5%
8.9%

7.8%
2.5%
6.3%
6.3%
8.5%
10.9%
16.0%

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

48.6%
60.0%
50.9%
50.3%
46.5%
40.8%
38.2%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

18.1%
24.5%
20.8%
19.6%
13.2%
14.6%
13.5%

6.9%
5.9%
8.2%
6.8%
7.8%
6.3%
5.8%

6.6%
2.2%
6.2%
8.7%
6.3%
10.1%
6.3%

7.5%
2.6%
6.2%
5.4%
11.2%
10.8%
10.6%

12.3%
4.8%
7.8%
9.1%
15.0%
17.4%
25.6%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

18.2%
24.7%
20.8%
19.2%
13.3%
16.0%
13.3%

7.0%
6.0%
8.4%
6.8%
7.4%
5.9%
6.9%

6.7%
3.0%
6.1%
8.2%
6.0%
10.1%
7.4%

6.7%
2.0%
6.3%
4.4%
11.0%
9.8%
8.4%

13.3%
5.2%
7.9%
11.4%
15.4%
18.5%
26.6%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

18.5%
26.9%
21.0%
19.9%
14.5%
13.6%
12.3%

5.7%
5.7%
7.7%
6.7%
5.8%
3.7%
2.8%

6.3%
3.4%
7.9%
5.4%
5.6%
8.8%
7.6%

10.1%
6.2%
9.9%
9.3%
13.9%
11.6%
10.0%

22.8%
12.2%
15.0%
18.8%
28.2%
31.3%
39.3%

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

48.1%
59.1%
50.5%
49.9%
46.9%
39.7%
37.4%

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

36.5%
45.6%
38.4%
40.0%
32.0%
31.0%
28.0%

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

36.4%
44.1%
38.2%
42.8%
31.1%
32.5%
22.7%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

23.9%
33.4%
26.3%
23.3%
19.9%
19.8%
18.7%

9.3%
7.3%
9.7%
9.8%
12.4%
7.1%
8.9%

9.6%
3.8%
9.2%
9.2%
11.0%
12.7%
13.8%

8.6%
4.9%
7.8%
5.7%
12.4%
10.6%
12.8%

12.1%
6.4%
8.8%
9.2%
13.3%
17.3%
23.2%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

18.6%
24.4%
17.5%
21.1%
14.1%
16.7%
16.8%

7.4%
6.5%
6.3%
6.0%
10.9%
7.7%
7.0%

5.4%
1.5%
4.7%
5.5%
4.9%
8.4%
8.4%

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

55.4%
62.7%
60.8%
57.2%
52.9%
50.2%
44.4%

5.4%
1.7%
4.7%
4.2%
8.7%
6.7%
7.0%

7.8%
3.1%
6.1%
6.0%
8.5%
10.4%
16.4%

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

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

27.6%
33.2%
29.8%
27.2%
23.4%
24.8%
26.8%

10.8%
8.7%
9.8%
11.0%
14.6%
8.9%
11.0%

7.9%
3.6%
7.2%
5.5%
9.9%
12.3%
11.0%

38.0%
45.7%
38.5%
41.8%
36.6%
34.4%
25.8%

Somewhat
Easy
6.7%
3.8%
6.5%
6.8%
7.4%
7.6%
8.6%

Very
Easy
9.1%
5.0%
8.3%
7.8%
8.1%
11.9%
16.7%

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Table D-6:

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

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

89.8%
94.2%
89.7%
89.9%
89.1%
83.2%
92.0%

1-3 Days
6.2%
4.3%
7.0%
6.0%
6.3%
9.5%
4.0%

4-9 Days
1.9%
0.6%
1.1%
1.2%
2.5%
4.3%
2.8%

10+ Days
2.1%
0.9%
2.2%
2.9%
2.2%
3.0%
1.1%

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

92.3%
94.7%
92.6%
91.7%
92.5%

1-3 Days
4.8%
3.2%
4.4%
5.6%
3.8%

4-9 Days
1.0%
0.9%
1.1%
1.2%
1.9%

10+ Days
1.9%
1.3%
1.9%
1.6%
1.9%

Grade 11
Grade 12

88.9%
93.7%

7.3%
4.6%

0.4%
* %

3.4%
1.7%

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

1-3 Days

97.5%
98.1%
97.0%
96.2%
97.8%
98.2%
98.5%

1.5%
0.9%
1.6%
2.5%
1.3%
1.8%
0.5%

4-9 Days
0.4%
0.4%
0.9%
0.8%
0.2%
* %
* %

10+ Days
0.6%
0.7%
0.5%
0.6%
0.7%
* %
1.0%

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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:

4.1 days per student
3.1 days per student

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

5.9 days per student
1.7 days per student

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Table D-8:

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

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

1-3 Times

90.2%
92.5%
90.8%
88.1%
87.1%

4-9 Times

5.5%
4.1%
6.3%
5.5%
7.0%

2.0%
2.1%
1.0%
2.8%
2.3%

10+ Times
2.3%
1.3%
1.8%
3.6%
3.5%

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

1-3 Times

96.6%
98.3%
97.1%
95.4%
95.9%
96.1%
97.3%

4-9 Times

2.0%
1.0%
1.7%
2.9%
1.9%
3.1%
1.1%

0.5%
0.8%
0.5%
0.4%
1.0%
* %
0.5%

10+ Times
0.9%
* %
0.7%
1.3%
1.2%
0.8%
1.1%

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Table D-9:

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

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

48.9%
71.0%
53.3%
48.4%
40.9%
33.7%
42.1%

A Few

Some

Most

All

18.9%
13.7%
19.4%
19.8%
21.3%
18.3%
20.4%

12.7%
6.4%
10.8%
12.1%
14.7%
20.3%
13.4%

11.9%
5.0%
9.7%
11.2%
14.4%
17.6%
15.3%

7.7%
4.0%
6.9%
8.4%
8.6%
10.1%
8.8%

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Table D-10:

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

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

94.0%
96.0%
96.0%
91.7%
93.8%
93.6%
93.2%

1-3 Times
4.6%
3.3%
3.1%
6.2%
4.3%
5.2%
5.8%

4-9 Times
0.7%
0.4%
0.7%
0.8%
1.0%
0.4%
1.0%

10+ Times
0.7%
0.4%
0.2%
1.4%
1.0%
0.7%
* %

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

94.5%
97.7%
97.0%
93.1%
93.5%
92.0%
93.5%

1-3 Times
3.4%
1.5%
2.0%
4.6%
3.7%
4.6%
4.3%

4-9 Times
1.0%
0.4%
0.5%
1.0%
1.7%
1.5%
0.5%

10+ Times
1.1%
0.4%
0.5%
1.2%
1.0%
1.9%
1.6%

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Table D-11:

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

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

Never

Seldom

47.7%
73.4%
59.8%
47.7%
36.4%
32.0%
29.8%

9.0%
6.5%
9.1%
9.8%
9.2%
11.2%
7.9%

Half
the Time

Most Of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

Didn't
Attend

6.4%
3.1%
4.2%
7.6%
9.2%
6.9%
6.8%

9.9%
3.4%
7.9%
9.2%
10.4%
16.6%
14.7%

13.3%
2.3%
8.1%
11.5%
19.3%
23.2%
18.8%

4.7%
2.3%
3.7%
5.1%
5.3%
3.1%
9.4%

9.0%
9.0%
7.2%
8.8%
10.4%
6.9%
12.6%

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Table D-12:

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

Joints?

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

Never

Seldom

74.1%
85.6%
79.1%
73.0%
70.1%
62.9%
73.2%

6.3%
3.3%
6.8%
4.7%
6.6%
12.4%
5.4%

Never

Seldom

82.1%
93.6%
87.3%

7.4%
2.1%
4.3%

Half the
Time
3.6%
3.5%
3.2%
4.7%
4.3%
3.8%
0.7%

Most of
the Time
6.8%
3.8%
4.5%
7.9%
8.9%
7.1%
8.1%

Always

Don't
Know

7.5%
2.8%
5.1%
7.2%
8.6%
11.0%
12.1%

1.7%
1.0%
1.3%
2.5%
1.4%
2.9%
0.7%

Always

Don't
Know

2.3%
1.0%
0.7%

1.7%
1.0%
1.3%

Blunts?

All
Grade
Grade

7
8

Half the
Time
3.0%
1.0%
2.3%

Most of
the Time
3.5%
1.3%
4.0%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

81.5%
78.4%
72.2%
78.1%

6.3%
9.6%
10.7%
13.0%

3.2%
4.1%
3.9%
3.4%

4.0%
4.7%
4.4%
2.1%

2.1%
2.6%
5.4%
2.7%

2.9%
0.6%
3.4%
0.7%

Always

Don't
Know

2.4%
1.5%
0.3%
2.6%
2.9%
5.3%
2.0%

1.2%
1.0%
1.0%
2.6%
0.3%
1.9%
* %

Always

Don't
Know

2.5%
1.0%
1.0%
2.9%
3.5%
4.4%
2.0%

1.5%
1.3%
1.7%
2.7%
0.3%
2.0%
0.7%

Bongs or water pipes?

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

Never

Seldom

86.5%
94.7%
90.4%
84.7%
84.1%
77.4%
87.8%

4.8%
1.8%
2.6%
5.5%
7.2%
7.2%
4.1%

Never

Seldom

84.0%
90.9%
87.1%
83.7%
83.3%
73.2%
84.4%

6.6%
2.3%
4.3%
6.4%
8.5%
12.2%
6.1%

Half the
Time
2.6%
0.5%
2.0%
1.8%
2.0%
5.8%
4.7%

Most of
the Time
2.4%
0.5%
3.6%
2.6%
3.5%
2.4%
1.4%

Pipes?

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

Half the
Time
2.4%
1.8%
2.0%
2.1%
0.6%
5.4%
4.1%

Most of
the Time
3.0%
2.6%
4.0%
2.1%
3.8%
2.9%
2.7%

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Some other way?

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

Never

Seldom

86.1%
92.3%
87.9%
84.7%
85.1%
77.6%
89.2%

4.7%
2.0%
4.2%
3.6%
5.2%
8.6%
5.4%

Half the
Time

Most of
the Time

1.9%
1.0%
1.0%
2.3%
2.3%
2.9%
1.4%

Always

Don't
Know

2.5%
1.5%
1.0%
3.1%
2.9%
5.2%
0.7%

2.9%
2.0%
2.6%
3.9%
2.0%
3.8%
2.7%

2.1%
1.0%
3.3%
2.3%
2.6%
1.9%
0.7%

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Table D-13:

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

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

Mildly
Disapprove

78.5%
71.9%
75.0%
74.8%
80.1%
84.3%
90.6%

Neither

Mildly
Approve

3.0%
3.3%
3.0%
3.5%
3.5%
2.2%
2.3%

0.6%
* %
1.1%
0.5%
0.8%
0.9%
0.6%

3.4%
2.9%
4.0%
4.2%
3.7%
2.2%
2.9%

Strongly
Approve
1.8%
2.2%
1.3%
1.8%
1.9%
3.5%
* %

Don't
Know
12.6%
19.7%
15.6%
15.2%
10.1%
7.0%
3.5%

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Table D-14:

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

Marijuana?

All

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

67.6%

16.1%

Not Very
Dangerous
7.5%

Not at All
Dangerous
4.2%

Do Not
Know
4.6%

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

78.7%
70.2%
69.6%
61.5%
56.6%
65.4%

9.2%
14.8%
13.6%
21.5%
22.5%
17.0%

4.0%
6.0%
6.7%
8.5%
13.9%
7.7%

2.1%
2.8%
4.7%
4.4%
4.5%
7.7%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

83.8%
85.4%
81.8%
83.9%
83.7%
82.7%
85.8%

7.3%
4.6%
7.4%
5.8%
9.2%
10.5%
7.7%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

5.9%
6.2%
5.4%
4.1%
2.5%
2.2%

Cocaine?

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

2.1%
2.8%
2.7%
1.7%
1.3%
2.0%
2.2%

1.4%
0.9%
1.5%
1.7%
1.3%
* %
2.7%

Do Not
Know
5.4%
6.3%
6.6%
6.9%
4.6%
4.8%
1.6%

Crack?

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

86.1%
85.4%
80.9%
86.2%
87.3%
88.0%
90.4%

6.0%
4.6%
8.9%
4.9%
6.1%
6.4%
5.1%

Not Very
Dangerous
0.9%
1.7%
1.3%
* %
1.1%
0.4%
1.1%

Not at All
Dangerous
0.9%
0.8%
1.3%
1.6%
0.3%
* %
1.1%

Do Not
Know
6.2%
7.5%
7.6%
7.3%
5.3%
5.2%
2.2%

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

77.7%
82.4%
76.2%
79.0%
76.6%
74.9%
75.8%

Somewhat
Dangerous
6.5%
4.0%
7.3%
5.5%
7.6%
7.5%
7.7%

Not Very
Dangerous
1.4%
1.1%
0.7%
1.1%
1.5%
1.3%
3.8%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

1.0%
1.1%
0.5%
1.5%
0.8%
0.8%
1.1%

13.4%
11.4%
15.3%
12.9%
13.6%
15.5%
11.5%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

Steroids?

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

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

77.9%
80.8%
75.4%
76.9%
75.9%
79.0%
81.3%

10.6%
7.4%
11.4%
9.6%
14.3%
9.7%
11.0%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous
2.6%
3.0%
3.5%
2.4%
1.8%
2.8%
2.2%

1.1%
1.1%
0.7%
1.5%
0.8%
0.4%
2.2%

7.8%
7.7%
9.0%
9.6%
7.3%
8.1%
3.3%

Heroin?

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

86.7%
86.4%
84.9%
85.3%
86.8%
88.1%
90.6%

4.4%
4.2%
6.0%
3.1%
4.1%
4.5%
5.2%

Not Very
Dangerous
0.6%
0.7%
1.2%
0.4%
0.7%
0.4%
* %

Not at All
Dangerous
1.0%
1.1%
0.5%
1.9%
0.7%
0.4%
1.6%

Do Not
Know
7.2%
7.5%
7.4%
9.3%
7.6%
6.7%
2.6%

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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
8.9%
11.3%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 7
13.1%
15.9%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 8
10.1%
13.6%
22.9%
77.1%
Grade 9
11.2%
13.6%
21.4%
78.6%
Grade 10
5.3%
7.8%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 11
7.3%
8.5%
15.5%
84.5%
Grade 12
3.6%
4.9%
10.7%
89.3%
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Liquid or spray paint?
All
3.2%
4.8%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 7
4.6%
6.5%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 8
3.7%
5.7%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 9
4.6%
6.7%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 10
1.3%
3.1%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 11
2.9%
3.6%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.4%
6.5%
93.5%
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Whiteout, correction fluid?
All
3.1%
4.8%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 7
5.6%
8.1%
15.6%
84.4%
Grade 8
5.6%
7.9%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 9
2.8%
4.8%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 10
1.2%
2.4%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 11
2.2%
3.6%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.0%
3.5%
96.5%
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Gasoline?
All
1.6%
2.8%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
2.1%
2.5%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 8
2.5%
3.7%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 9
2.0%
3.7%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 10
0.9%
2.1%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 11
1.5%
2.6%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 12
0.5%
1.5%
2.9%
97.1%
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Freon?
All
0.7%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%

Grade 7
0.9%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.5%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.4%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
0.2%
0.5%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 11
0.7%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.5%
1.5%
98.5%
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Poppers, Locker Room, etc.?
All
1.1%
1.6%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 7
1.2%
1.8%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 8
1.5%
1.5%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 9
0.6%
1.2%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.6%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 11
2.1%
2.5%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.0%
1.9%
98.1%
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Glue?
All
1.5%
2.2%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 7
2.0%
2.4%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 8
1.8%
3.3%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 9
1.8%
3.0%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.8%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.0%
2.5%
97.5%
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Paint, lacquer thinner, etc.? All
1.8%
2.7%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 7
2.3%
3.4%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.5%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 9
2.8%
3.7%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 10
1.2%
2.1%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 11
1.8%
2.6%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 12
0.5%
1.5%
2.9%
97.1%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Nitrous oxide, laughing gas? All
1.2%
1.8%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 7
1.7%
2.8%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 8
1.5%
2.0%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
1.9%
2.6%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.7%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 11
0.7%
1.1%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 12
0.5%
1.0%
3.6%
96.4%
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Octane booster?
All
0.9%
1.2%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.3%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.5%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.4%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.5%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.1%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
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Other sprays?
All
2.5%
3.4%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 7
5.1%
6.2%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 8
3.0%
4.6%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 9
3.5%
4.5%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.2%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.2%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 12
0.5%
1.0%
1.9%
98.1%
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Other inhalants?
All
4.4%
6.1%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 7
4.5%
6.4%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 8
6.0%
8.3%
13.9%
86.1%
Grade 9
5.3%
7.8%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 10
2.3%
3.4%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 11
5.1%
6.4%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 12
2.3%
3.3%
4.2%
95.8%
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Table I-2:

How often do you normally use inhalants?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

92.2%
87.5%
87.8%
92.0%
94.6%
94.6%
96.9%

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

Several
Times
a Week

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.4%
2.4%
2.7%
1.6%
1.0%
* %
0.5%

2.1%
2.4%
3.3%
1.6%
1.5%
3.5%
0.5%

1.7%
4.5%
1.8%
1.6%
1.5%
0.4%
0.5%

2.2%
2.6%
3.3%
2.4%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%

0.2%
0.2%
0.6%
0.4%
* %
* %
* %

Several
Times
a Month

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Table I-3:

Number of different kinds of inhalants used:

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

0

1

2-3

4+

83.6%
77.6%
80.8%
81.8%
86.8%
87.5%
90.8%

6.0%
7.6%
5.6%
6.3%
6.2%
5.6%
4.4%

6.4%
8.5%
9.7%
7.1%
4.3%
3.8%
3.1%

4.0%
6.3%
4.0%
4.8%
2.7%
3.1%
1.8%

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Table I-4:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Inhalants

7

Grade

11.2

8

11.8

Grade

9

12.7

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

13.4

14.2

*

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Table I-5:

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

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

1-3 Days

96.9%
97.1%
95.2%
97.4%
96.8%
97.8%
97.2%

1.7%
1.7%
2.9%
1.2%
1.1%
1.7%
1.7%

4-9 Days
0.8%
0.6%
0.8%
0.7%
1.1%
0.4%
1.1%

10+ Days
0.6%
0.6%
1.1%
0.7%
1.1%
* %
* %

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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:

4.1 days per student
3.1 days per student

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

6.1 days per student
2.0 days per student

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Table I-7:

About how many of your close friends use inhalants?

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

78.2%
77.9%
73.4%
77.5%
81.0%
77.3%
83.9%

A Few
12.8%
13.4%
14.0%
12.3%
11.8%
13.8%
11.5%

Some
5.2%
4.8%
6.2%
5.9%
4.1%
6.9%
2.3%

Most
2.3%
3.1%
4.3%
1.6%
2.0%
1.0%
1.4%

All
1.6%
0.8%
2.1%
2.7%
1.1%
1.0%
0.9%

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Table I-8:

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

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

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

77.2%
76.3%
71.3%
78.3%
78.1%
77.6%
84.3%

11.7%
9.5%
16.4%
9.1%
12.5%
13.1%
10.1%

Not Very
Dangerous
2.6%
3.5%
3.6%
2.3%
2.2%
2.4%
0.6%

Not at All
Dangerous
1.1%
1.5%
1.2%
1.7%
0.5%
* %
1.1%

Do Not
Know
7.4%
9.3%
7.5%
8.6%
6.6%
6.9%
3.9%

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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 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

No

Yes

47.8%
51.0%
48.7%
50.1%
49.6%
42.2%
41.9%

52.2%
49.0%
51.3%
49.9%
50.4%
57.8%
58.1%

No

Yes

68.8%
63.0%
54.7%
72.5%
74.6%
72.6%
76.6%

31.2%
37.0%
45.3%
27.5%
25.4%
27.4%
23.4%

No

Yes

66.0%
42.1%
42.7%
71.7%
78.1%
82.5%
84.1%

34.0%
57.9%
57.3%
28.3%
21.9%
17.5%
15.9%

An assembly program

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

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

Science class

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

No

Yes

63.2%
49.2%
58.1%
61.1%
71.8%
72.6%
70.0%

36.8%
50.8%
41.9%
38.9%
28.2%
27.4%
30.0%

No

Yes

80.8%
73.0%
72.0%
83.3%
87.1%
85.3%
85.0%

19.2%
27.0%
28.0%
16.7%
12.9%
14.7%
15.0%

Social studies class

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

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Student group session

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

No

Yes

79.1%
79.5%
77.9%
76.7%
84.4%
78.2%
77.8%

20.9%
20.5%
22.1%
23.3%
15.6%
21.8%
22.2%

No

Yes

56.3%
43.5%
42.4%
65.4%
63.5%
59.1%
62.9%

43.7%
56.5%
57.6%
34.6%
36.5%
40.9%
37.1%

No

Yes

60.1%
59.5%
52.3%
60.1%
67.6%
57.8%
63.6%

39.9%
40.5%
47.7%
39.9%
32.4%
42.2%
36.4%

An invited school guest

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

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

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

No

Yes

45.9%
42.6%
42.1%
48.3%
48.4%
46.1%
47.8%

54.1%
57.4%
57.9%
51.7%
51.6%
53.9%
52.2%

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Table X-2:

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

A counselor or program in school

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

No

Yes

54.1%
40.0%
44.5%
53.6%
59.9%
68.7%
64.5%

45.8%
60.0%
55.5%
46.2%
40.1%
31.3%
35.5%

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

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

No

Yes

58.2%
48.0%
57.2%
57.2%
63.8%
63.2%
61.3%

41.8%
52.0%
42.8%
42.5%
36.2%
36.8%
38.7%

No

Yes

50.9%
45.6%
47.7%
52.3%
52.3%
54.9%
53.5%

49.1%
54.4%
52.3%
47.4%
47.7%
45.1%
46.5%

No

Yes

36.4%
31.3%
39.0%
35.0%
32.8%
38.5%
45.2%

63.6%
68.7%
61.0%
64.8%
67.2%
61.5%
54.8%

A counselor or program outside of school

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

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

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

No

Yes

55.9%
48.6%
54.6%
56.8%
58.1%
58.0%
60.0%

44.1%
51.4%
45.4%
43.0%
41.9%
42.0%
40.0%

No

Yes

29.0%
35.7%
31.6%
29.2%
26.1%
21.0%
29.9%

70.9%
64.3%
68.4%
70.6%
73.9%
79.0%
70.1%

Your friends

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

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

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

No

Yes

35.1%
34.4%
34.0%
35.5%
33.8%
34.8%
39.0%

64.9%
65.6%
66.0%
64.5%
66.2%
65.2%
61.0%

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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

91.2%
92.2%
90.2%
89.5%
89.7%
94.0%
93.8%

8.7%
7.8%
9.8%
10.3%
10.3%
6.0%
6.2%

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

No

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Table X-4:

About how many of your friends:

Feel close to their parents?

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

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

7.6%
8.8%
7.9%
9.1%
7.1%
6.5%
5.1%

31.8%
26.9%
35.2%
35.1%
29.4%
29.5%
33.2%

25.8%
26.6%
22.1%
23.0%
27.6%
31.5%
25.8%

25.3%
23.3%
25.8%
24.9%
25.9%
26.3%
26.3%

9.5%
14.4%
9.0%
8.0%
9.9%
6.2%
9.7%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

63.7%
70.3%
61.2%
63.6%

18.1%
16.6%
20.4%
18.0%

11.3%
9.2%
10.8%
10.8%

Sometimes carry weapons?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

4.4%
2.9%
5.8%
5.2%

2.5%
0.9%
1.8%
2.3%

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

62.6%
60.8%
63.6%

19.3%
18.4%
15.2%

12.0%
12.6%
12.6%

2.7%
5.5%
4.0%

3.4%
2.7%
4.5%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

4.4%
4.5%
5.6%
5.7%
3.9%
3.0%
1.9%

20.2%
21.5%
22.2%
20.4%
20.4%
19.1%
15.9%

24.5%
22.2%
24.7%
24.0%
25.4%
28.7%
22.1%

32.7%
28.7%
30.1%
32.1%
33.0%
34.0%
41.3%

18.2%
23.0%
17.3%
17.7%
17.4%
15.2%
18.8%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

50.5%
53.9%
43.2%
46.3%
52.0%
52.7%
59.7%

23.8%
24.0%
26.7%
24.2%
22.4%
22.8%
21.8%

13.3%
10.6%
15.3%
13.3%
15.7%
14.3%
9.2%

8.4%
8.5%
10.3%
10.5%
6.5%
7.1%
5.8%

4.0%
3.1%
4.5%
5.7%
3.5%
3.1%
3.4%

Care about making good grades?

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

Belong/want to belong to a gang?

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

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Wish they could drop out of school?

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

None

A Few

Some

53.4%
63.2%
52.1%
51.0%
51.1%
43.8%
61.7%

26.9%
22.5%
25.2%
25.2%
30.7%
32.9%
25.4%

11.9%
7.7%
12.7%
14.1%
12.0%
15.4%
7.7%

Most
4.8%
4.1%
5.9%
5.5%
3.9%
4.8%
4.8%

All
3.0%
2.6%
4.2%
4.1%
2.3%
3.1%
0.5%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
Table B1:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Tobacco
All
26.2%
34.1%
54.4%
45.6%
Grade 7
11.9%
17.2%
35.0%
65.0%
Grade 8
22.9%
30.0%
50.2%
49.8%
Grade 9
26.9%
34.0%
57.1%
42.9%
Grade 10
28.8%
37.0%
60.3%
39.7%
Grade 11
34.7%
44.7%
63.7%
36.3%
Grade 12
36.4%
48.2%
63.2%
36.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
38.5%
50.3%
71.7%
28.3%
Grade 7
23.6%
30.0%
51.8%
48.2%
Grade 8
31.1%
42.0%
68.3%
31.7%
Grade 9
38.6%
50.7%
72.8%
27.2%
Grade 10
46.3%
59.4%
79.3%
20.7%
Grade 11
49.5%
61.4%
81.7%
18.3%
Grade 12
45.7%
64.1%
79.8%
20.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
8.9%
11.3%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 7
13.1%
15.9%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 8
10.1%
13.6%
22.9%
77.1%
Grade 9
11.2%
13.6%
21.4%
78.6%
Grade 10
5.3%
7.8%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 11
7.3%
8.5%
15.5%
84.5%
Grade 12
3.6%
4.9%
10.7%
89.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
15.0%
20.2%
31.3%
68.7%
Grade 7
7.3%
10.4%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 8
12.8%
16.3%
26.4%
73.6%
Grade 9
15.4%
19.2%
29.0%
71.0%
Grade 10
16.6%
23.7%
37.5%
62.5%
Grade 11
18.5%
26.1%
41.7%
58.3%
Grade 12
22.1%
29.7%
41.0%
59.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
12.5%
17.8%
28.2%
71.8%
Grade 7
5.5%
8.1%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 8
10.2%
14.3%
23.4%
76.6%
Grade 9
12.7%
16.2%
25.2%
74.8%

Grade 10
13.8%
20.6%
34.0%
66.0%
Grade 11
16.5%
25.4%
39.6%
60.4%
Grade 12
18.3%
26.6%
37.6%
62.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
4.4%
6.6%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 7
1.7%
3.4%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 8
4.2%
6.5%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 9
4.8%
5.6%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 10
4.9%
7.4%
13.2%
86.8%
Grade 11
4.4%
6.6%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 12
7.0%
11.8%
18.4%
81.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
6.7%
8.6%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 7
3.0%
3.4%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 8
4.3%
5.6%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 9
5.4%
7.6%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 10
7.6%
9.7%
15.4%
84.6%
Grade 11
10.3%
14.0%
21.9%
78.1%
Grade 12
12.2%
14.6%
18.8%
81.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
6.4%
8.4%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 7
2.2%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
4.3%
5.4%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
4.9%
7.4%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 10
7.4%
9.4%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 11
10.4%
14.2%
22.2%
77.8%
Grade 12
12.7%
15.1%
19.5%
80.5%

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Table B1 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
2.3%
3.0%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.7%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
1.1%
1.6%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.9%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 10
2.3%
3.4%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 11
3.5%
3.9%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 12
4.9%
5.4%
6.9%
93.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.8%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
* %
0.2%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 11
1.7%
2.4%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 12
1.5%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
2.5%
3.3%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
2.4%
2.4%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 9
2.6%
3.5%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 10
2.7%
4.8%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 11
4.4%
5.9%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 12
2.5%
3.0%
5.4%
94.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.8%
3.7%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.7%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.7%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 9
3.1%
3.7%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 10
3.6%
6.0%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 11
6.6%
7.7%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
2.0%
3.0%
6.6%
93.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
4.8%
7.4%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 7
2.4%
4.3%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 8
3.6%
5.9%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 9
6.2%
9.0%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 10
5.1%
7.9%
14.8%
85.2%

Grade 11
7.8%
10.7%
20.6%
79.4%
Grade 12
3.4%
6.8%
12.7%
87.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.6%
0.8%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.7%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.6%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 10
0.5%
1.0%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.4%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.5%
0.6%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
* %
0.2%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.4%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 10
0.8%
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.2%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.5%
3.0%
97.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.8%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.7%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.0%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.6%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
1.9%
2.4%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%

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Table B2:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Tobacco
All
29.0%
37.2%
56.5%
43.5%
Grade 7
12.9%
17.7%
37.4%
62.6%
Grade 8
23.1%
30.4%
48.6%
51.4%
Grade 9
30.6%
38.8%
60.9%
39.1%
Grade 10
30.5%
38.7%
62.5%
37.5%
Grade 11
41.3%
50.0%
66.7%
33.3%
Grade 12
41.7%
55.6%
65.7%
34.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
38.6%
49.8%
70.0%
30.0%
Grade 7
26.2%
32.0%
55.3%
44.7%
Grade 8
27.4%
36.3%
62.1%
37.9%
Grade 9
39.1%
51.0%
70.4%
29.6%
Grade 10
47.4%
59.3%
78.3%
21.7%
Grade 11
48.7%
60.0%
78.7%
21.3%
Grade 12
46.8%
66.7%
79.3%
20.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
9.6%
11.6%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 7
11.6%
12.9%
21.9%
78.1%
Grade 8
9.2%
12.0%
21.5%
78.5%
Grade 9
12.8%
15.5%
23.7%
76.3%
Grade 10
7.1%
10.7%
18.6%
81.4%
Grade 11
10.4%
10.4%
18.8%
81.2%
Grade 12
3.6%
4.5%
10.9%
89.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
18.5%
23.3%
34.9%
65.1%
Grade 7
9.4%
12.6%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 8
12.7%
15.9%
27.9%
72.1%
Grade 9
19.3%
23.3%
34.6%
65.4%
Grade 10
19.8%
26.4%
41.1%
58.9%
Grade 11
25.7%
33.6%
47.4%
52.6%
Grade 12
28.4%
33.9%
43.1%
56.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
15.2%
21.1%
33.1%
66.9%
Grade 7
7.0%
10.9%
18.9%
81.1%
Grade 8
8.6%
13.6%
25.9%
74.1%
Grade 9
17.1%
20.9%
32.9%
67.1%

Grade 10
16.3%
23.9%
39.0%
61.0%
Grade 11
23.1%
33.6%
47.6%
52.4%
Grade 12
22.4%
29.0%
39.3%
60.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.5%
7.8%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 7
3.1%
5.6%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 8
3.4%
6.0%
12.4%
87.6%
Grade 9
5.8%
6.5%
12.3%
87.7%
Grade 10
6.2%
8.5%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 11
5.2%
8.4%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 12
10.6%
15.0%
20.4%
79.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
9.2%
11.2%
16.5%
83.5%
Grade 7
4.4%
4.7%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 8
6.3%
7.2%
11.4%
88.6%
Grade 9
8.7%
11.2%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 10
8.9%
11.0%
19.5%
80.5%
Grade 11
15.4%
19.6%
29.4%
70.6%
Grade 12
15.2%
18.1%
21.0%
79.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
9.0%
11.1%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 7
3.1%
3.8%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 8
6.6%
7.0%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 9
8.3%
11.3%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 10
8.5%
10.2%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 11
15.7%
20.1%
29.9%
70.1%
Grade 12
16.0%
19.0%
22.0%
78.0%

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Table B2 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
3.4%
4.2%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 7
2.1%
2.1%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 8
1.3%
1.7%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 9
2.8%
4.3%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 10
3.5%
4.3%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 11
6.7%
7.5%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 12
6.1%
7.1%
10.1%
89.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.0%
1.4%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 7
0.4%
0.4%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 8
0.4%
0.9%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.9%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 10
* %
0.4%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 11
3.0%
3.8%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
2.0%
2.0%
2.0%
98.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.1%
4.3%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 7
0.8%
0.8%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.4%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
4.0%
5.7%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
4.1%
5.9%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 11
6.4%
8.8%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 12
2.1%
3.1%
4.2%
95.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
3.6%
4.5%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 7
0.7%
0.7%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.0%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
4.0%
4.4%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 10
4.9%
7.1%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 11
10.9%
12.5%
15.6%
84.4%
Grade 12
1.0%
2.1%
4.2%
95.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
6.0%
8.3%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 7
3.2%
4.6%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 8
3.1%
4.9%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 9
8.0%
11.5%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 10
6.5%
8.6%
14.7%
85.3%

Grade 11
11.5%
13.7%
24.4%
75.6%
Grade 12
4.1%
6.1%
10.2%
89.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.7%
0.9%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 7
1.9%
1.9%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 8
0.5%
0.5%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 11
0.8%
0.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 12
* %
* %
1.1%
98.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.8%
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 10
1.4%
1.4%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 11
2.5%
2.5%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
1.1%
1.1%
3.2%
96.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.0%
1.2%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 7
* %
* %
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
* %
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.9%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 10
2.7%
2.7%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 11
2.3%
2.3%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 12
1.1%
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
23.3%
31.0%
52.3%
47.7%
Grade 7
11.1%
16.8%
32.6%
67.4%
Grade 8
22.2%
29.1%
51.3%
48.7%
Grade 9
23.0%
28.9%
53.3%
46.7%
Grade 10
26.9%
35.2%
58.0%
42.0%
Grade 11
28.8%
40.0%
61.2%
38.8%
Grade 12
31.8%
42.1%
61.7%
38.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
38.1%
50.6%
73.3%
26.7%
Grade 7
21.3%
28.0%
48.4%
51.6%
Grade 8
34.6%
47.8%
74.6%
25.4%
Grade 9
37.9%
50.2%
75.1%
24.9%
Grade 10
44.7%
59.4%
80.4%
19.6%
Grade 11
49.7%
62.3%
84.3%
15.7%
Grade 12
44.4%
62.0%
80.6%
19.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
8.1%
10.9%
18.1%
81.9%
Grade 7
14.6%
18.9%
26.7%
73.3%
Grade 8
11.3%
15.7%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 9
9.2%
11.3%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 10
3.2%
4.5%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 11
4.3%
6.8%
12.3%
87.7%
Grade 12
3.6%
5.5%
10.0%
90.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
11.2%
16.8%
27.2%
72.8%
Grade 7
5.4%
8.3%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 8
12.6%
16.5%
23.8%
76.2%
Grade 9
11.5%
15.0%
23.3%
76.7%
Grade 10
12.4%
20.2%
33.0%
67.0%
Grade 11
11.9%
19.4%
36.9%
63.1%
Grade 12
14.8%
25.0%
38.0%
62.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
9.4%
14.2%
22.7%
77.3%
Grade 7
4.2%
5.5%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 8
11.6%
14.7%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 9
8.1%
11.4%
17.2%
82.8%

Grade 10
10.6%
16.5%
28.0%
72.0%
Grade 11
10.7%
18.2%
32.7%
67.3%
Grade 12
13.1%
23.4%
34.6%
65.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
3.2%
5.3%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 7
0.3%
1.2%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 8
5.1%
7.2%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 9
3.8%
4.8%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 10
3.6%
6.3%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 11
3.7%
4.9%
12.3%
87.7%
Grade 12
2.7%
8.2%
16.4%
83.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
3.9%
5.8%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.3%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 8
1.8%
3.6%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 9
2.2%
4.0%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 10
6.0%
8.4%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 11
5.7%
8.9%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 12
8.7%
10.6%
15.4%
84.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
3.7%
5.7%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.9%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 8
1.4%
3.3%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 9
1.5%
3.4%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 10
6.1%
8.5%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 11
5.8%
9.1%
15.6%
84.4%
Grade 12
8.9%
10.9%
15.8%
84.2%

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Spring 1998
Table B3 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.2%
1.8%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.3%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 8
0.9%
1.4%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.5%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 10
1.0%
2.4%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 11
0.7%
0.7%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 12
4.0%
4.0%
4.0%
96.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.6%
0.7%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
0.7%
0.7%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 8
0.9%
1.4%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.4%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 10
* %
* %
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.3%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.0%
2.9%
97.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
1.6%
2.2%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 7
0.3%
0.3%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
2.9%
2.9%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.2%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 10
1.0%
3.6%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 11
2.8%
3.4%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 12
1.9%
1.9%
5.8%
94.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.0%
2.9%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
0.3%
0.7%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 8
2.0%
2.0%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
2.1%
3.0%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
2.1%
4.6%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 11
2.8%
3.4%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 12
3.1%
4.1%
9.2%
90.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
3.5%
6.5%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 7
1.7%
4.1%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 8
4.2%
7.0%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 9
4.4%
6.4%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 10
3.0%
6.5%
14.6%
85.4%

Grade 11
4.7%
8.0%
17.3%
82.7%
Grade 12
2.9%
7.8%
15.7%
84.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.4%
0.7%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 7
0.4%
1.4%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
* %
0.4%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
* %
0.5%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
99.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.2%
0.4%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
* %
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.4%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 10
* %
* %
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 11
* %
* %
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 12
1.0%
2.0%
2.0%
98.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.5%
0.8%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.3%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.4%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.4%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 10
0.5%
1.5%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
30.1%
49.5%
76.8%
23.2%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
48.7%
62.5%
81.8%
18.2%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
12.5%
12.5%
27.4%
72.6%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
17.0%
32.8%
40.2%
59.8%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
13.7%
29.5%
32.6%
67.4%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
* %
5.9%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
11.0%
14.2%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
11.9%
15.3%
15.3%
84.7%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

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Spring 1998
Table B4 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
3.5%
10.0%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
5.0%
5.0%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
7.8%
11.5%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
8.7%
12.8%
16.9%
83.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
7.5%
11.8%
24.2%
75.8%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
* %
* %
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
3.9%
3.9%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
26.2%
34.0%
54.2%
45.8%
Grade 7
11.8%
17.2%
35.2%
64.8%
Grade 8
22.7%
30.0%
50.4%
49.6%
Grade 9
26.8%
33.6%
56.8%
43.2%
Grade 10
29.2%
36.9%
59.5%
40.5%
Grade 11
34.7%
44.8%
63.9%
36.1%
Grade 12
36.2%
48.3%
62.8%
37.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
38.7%
50.3%
71.8%
28.2%
Grade 7
23.6%
29.8%
51.4%
48.6%
Grade 8
31.6%
42.2%
69.1%
30.9%
Grade 9
38.8%
50.7%
72.7%
27.3%
Grade 10
45.9%
59.2%
79.7%
20.3%
Grade 11
49.3%
61.1%
80.9%
19.1%
Grade 12
47.4%
65.1%
80.4%
19.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
8.8%
11.3%
18.9%
81.1%
Grade 7
13.4%
16.4%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 8
10.1%
13.7%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 9
11.2%
13.6%
21.1%
78.9%
Grade 10
5.1%
7.6%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 11
6.8%
8.2%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 12
3.8%
5.2%
9.5%
90.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
15.2%
20.3%
31.6%
68.4%
Grade 7
7.4%
10.6%
18.0%
82.0%
Grade 8
13.2%
16.7%
27.0%
73.0%
Grade 9
15.0%
18.9%
29.1%
70.9%
Grade 10
16.6%
23.2%
37.6%
62.4%
Grade 11
19.7%
26.6%
42.1%
57.9%
Grade 12
22.1%
30.3%
41.3%
58.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
12.4%
17.7%
28.5%
71.5%
Grade 7
5.5%
8.2%
15.3%
84.7%
Grade 8
10.4%
14.5%
24.0%
76.0%
Grade 9
12.2%
15.8%
25.3%
74.7%

Grade 10
13.7%
20.0%
33.9%
66.1%
Grade 11
17.5%
26.1%
40.4%
59.6%
Grade 12
18.0%
26.8%
38.0%
62.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
4.5%
6.6%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 7
1.8%
3.6%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 8
4.3%
6.6%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 9
4.6%
5.5%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 10
5.0%
7.2%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 11
4.8%
6.8%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 12
7.0%
12.1%
19.2%
80.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
6.7%
8.6%
13.2%
86.8%
Grade 7
2.9%
3.5%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 8
4.6%
5.8%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 9
5.3%
7.4%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 10
7.8%
9.6%
15.3%
84.7%
Grade 11
10.8%
14.3%
22.6%
77.4%
Grade 12
12.0%
14.5%
18.5%
81.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
6.5%
8.4%
13.2%
86.8%
Grade 7
2.1%
2.8%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 8
4.6%
5.5%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 9
4.9%
7.3%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 10
7.5%
9.2%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 11
10.9%
14.7%
22.9%
77.1%
Grade 12
12.4%
15.0%
19.2%
80.8%

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Spring 1998
Table B6 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
2.3%
2.9%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
1.4%
1.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
1.2%
1.7%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
1.5%
2.7%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 10
2.4%
3.1%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 11
3.4%
3.8%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 12
5.3%
5.8%
7.4%
92.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.8%
1.0%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.2%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.0%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
* %
0.2%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 11
1.9%
2.6%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.0%
2.1%
97.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
2.3%
3.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 7
0.4%
0.4%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 8
2.3%
2.3%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 9
2.2%
3.1%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 10
2.5%
4.6%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 11
4.7%
6.3%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 12
2.1%
2.6%
5.3%
94.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.8%
3.7%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 7
0.6%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 8
1.3%
1.5%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
2.7%
3.3%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 10
3.8%
6.0%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 11
7.0%
8.2%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 12
2.2%
3.2%
7.0%
93.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
4.9%
7.5%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 7
2.5%
4.5%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 8
3.9%
6.1%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 9
6.1%
8.8%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 10
5.1%
8.1%
14.9%
85.1%

Grade 11
8.0%
10.7%
21.4%
78.6%
Grade 12
3.6%
7.3%
12.4%
87.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.6%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.4%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 8
0.8%
0.8%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.4%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.8%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.4%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 12
0.6%
0.6%
1.1%
98.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.5%
0.6%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 8
* %
0.3%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.2%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 10
0.8%
0.8%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.3%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 12
1.1%
1.6%
3.3%
96.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.8%
1.0%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
0.6%
0.7%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.0%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.5%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 10
2.0%
2.3%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.2%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.5%
1.1%
98.9%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
22.7%
30.6%
51.4%
48.6%
Grade 7
8.8%
13.3%
29.9%
70.1%
Grade 8
18.1%
24.6%
46.7%
53.3%
Grade 9
19.2%
26.1%
49.6%
50.4%
Grade 10
28.3%
36.7%
60.4%
39.6%
Grade 11
31.4%
41.1%
60.6%
39.4%
Grade 12
32.6%
45.3%
62.4%
37.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
35.8%
47.9%
70.4%
29.6%
Grade 7
19.7%
25.4%
48.2%
51.8%
Grade 8
26.8%
37.4%
66.4%
33.6%
Grade 9
33.6%
46.6%
69.3%
30.7%
Grade 10
46.6%
59.9%
79.8%
20.2%
Grade 11
45.3%
56.4%
79.7%
20.3%
Grade 12
43.2%
62.3%
79.8%
20.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
6.5%
8.2%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 7
11.9%
13.6%
20.6%
79.4%
Grade 8
7.1%
10.7%
19.9%
80.1%
Grade 9
7.7%
10.3%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 10
4.1%
5.2%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 11
4.6%
5.5%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 12
2.7%
2.7%
7.6%
92.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
11.8%
16.0%
26.4%
73.6%
Grade 7
4.0%
5.7%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 8
9.3%
11.4%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 9
10.8%
12.6%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 10
14.6%
21.3%
34.2%
65.8%
Grade 11
14.4%
21.6%
37.7%
62.3%
Grade 12
18.7%
25.8%
38.5%
61.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
9.7%
14.1%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 7
3.1%
4.3%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 8
7.6%
9.8%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 9
9.1%
10.5%
16.1%
83.9%

Grade 10
11.7%
18.2%
30.2%
69.8%
Grade 11
13.0%
20.8%
35.1%
64.9%
Grade 12
14.6%
23.0%
34.8%
65.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
3.4%
5.2%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 7
0.9%
1.6%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
2.4%
3.6%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
3.0%
3.5%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 10
4.5%
7.2%
12.0%
88.0%
Grade 11
4.2%
5.9%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 12
5.9%
10.6%
18.1%
81.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
5.8%
7.1%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 7
1.2%
1.2%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
4.2%
5.5%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 9
4.6%
5.7%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 10
6.7%
8.4%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 11
7.8%
10.0%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 12
11.4%
13.1%
16.6%
83.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
5.6%
7.0%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.0%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
4.0%
5.0%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 9
4.0%
5.4%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 10
6.6%
8.3%
13.7%
86.3%
Grade 11
7.8%
10.0%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 12
12.0%
13.8%
17.4%
82.6%

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Spring 1998
Table B7 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.7%
2.3%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.3%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.6%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
1.2%
2.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 11
2.3%
2.7%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 12
4.8%
5.4%
6.6%
93.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.5%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.2%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.3%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.3%
0.6%
99.4%
Grade 10
* %
* %
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.3%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 12
0.6%
0.6%
1.8%
98.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
1.9%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 7
0.3%
0.3%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 8
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
2.8%
3.1%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 10
1.6%
3.1%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 11
2.4%
3.4%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 12
1.8%
2.4%
4.9%
95.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.1%
2.6%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 7
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
99.7%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 9
2.8%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 10
2.2%
3.7%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 11
4.8%
5.3%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 12
1.2%
1.9%
5.6%
94.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
3.5%
5.4%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 7
1.8%
2.8%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 8
3.0%
4.3%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 9
4.5%
5.7%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 10
3.0%
5.7%
12.8%
87.2%

Grade 11
6.0%
8.8%
18.5%
81.5%
Grade 12
3.0%
5.4%
9.6%
90.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.5%
0.7%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.3%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 8
* %
* %
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.6%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
0.6%
0.9%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 12
0.6%
0.6%
1.3%
98.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.4%
0.5%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 8
* %
0.4%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 9
* %
* %
0.3%
99.7%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.3%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 11
1.5%
1.5%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 12
0.6%
1.2%
3.1%
96.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.6%
0.8%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.3%
99.7%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.0%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.3%
0.6%
99.4%
Grade 10
1.2%
1.5%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 11
1.0%
1.0%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 12
0.6%
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
35.4%
43.1%
62.2%
37.8%
Grade 7
18.8%
25.4%
45.7%
54.3%
Grade 8
32.5%
41.1%
58.3%
41.7%
Grade 9
42.3%
49.2%
72.0%
28.0%
Grade 10
30.4%
38.2%
59.8%
40.2%
Grade 11
47.8%
59.4%
75.4%
24.6%
Grade 12
52.9%
58.8%
64.7%
35.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
45.3%
56.3%
75.0%
25.0%
Grade 7
31.8%
39.5%
59.5%
40.5%
Grade 8
40.0%
52.0%
73.3%
26.7%
Grade 9
48.9%
58.7%
79.9%
20.1%
Grade 10
45.1%
56.9%
77.5%
22.5%
Grade 11
64.7%
79.4%
88.2%
11.8%
Grade 12
54.3%
68.6%
77.1%
22.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
15.4%
19.8%
29.2%
70.8%
Grade 7
16.2%
21.7%
32.3%
67.7%
Grade 8
17.3%
20.7%
30.7%
69.3%
Grade 9
17.8%
19.9%
29.8%
70.2%
Grade 10
9.6%
17.3%
25.0%
75.0%
Grade 11
16.4%
19.2%
27.4%
72.6%
Grade 12
8.6%
17.1%
25.7%
74.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
23.4%
31.3%
44.5%
55.5%
Grade 7
14.4%
20.5%
29.7%
70.3%
Grade 8
19.7%
26.3%
40.8%
59.2%
Grade 9
25.3%
33.2%
47.9%
52.1%
Grade 10
23.5%
32.4%
49.0%
51.0%
Grade 11
31.9%
41.7%
55.6%
44.4%
Grade 12
37.1%
48.6%
54.3%
45.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
19.4%
27.7%
41.9%
58.1%
Grade 7
10.4%
16.1%
26.6%
73.4%
Grade 8
15.6%
23.8%
38.1%
61.9%
Grade 9
20.1%
28.3%
44.0%
56.0%

Grade 10
21.2%
29.3%
48.5%
51.5%
Grade 11
28.8%
42.4%
56.1%
43.9%
Grade 12
34.3%
42.9%
51.4%
48.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
7.2%
10.6%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 7
3.5%
7.5%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 8
8.3%
13.5%
18.6%
81.4%
Grade 9
8.8%
10.3%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 10
6.7%
8.6%
18.1%
81.9%
Grade 11
5.5%
9.6%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 12
11.4%
17.1%
20.0%
80.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
8.9%
12.7%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 7
6.3%
7.9%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 8
4.2%
5.6%
13.2%
86.8%
Grade 9
7.4%
12.0%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 10
10.1%
14.1%
21.2%
78.8%
Grade 11
18.2%
27.3%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 12
18.2%
24.2%
30.3%
69.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
8.6%
12.5%
18.8%
81.2%
Grade 7
4.2%
6.3%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 8
4.4%
5.9%
13.2%
86.8%
Grade 9
7.1%
11.9%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 10
10.6%
13.8%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 11
18.8%
28.1%
34.4%
65.6%
Grade 12
18.2%
24.2%
30.3%
69.7%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
Table B8 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
3.8%
4.8%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 7
3.3%
4.4%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 8
2.2%
2.2%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 9
1.9%
3.8%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 10
5.4%
7.6%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 11
8.3%
8.3%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 12
6.3%
6.3%
6.3%
93.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.5%
2.0%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.1%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 8
* %
0.7%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 9
1.9%
2.5%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 10
* %
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 11
3.1%
3.1%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 12
6.1%
6.1%
6.1%
93.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
4.0%
5.5%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 7
1.2%
1.2%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 8
2.4%
2.4%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 9
1.9%
3.8%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 10
6.7%
11.1%
14.4%
85.6%
Grade 11
11.5%
14.8%
19.7%
80.3%
Grade 12
6.1%
6.1%
9.1%
90.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
4.8%
7.0%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.7%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.5%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 9
3.7%
5.6%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 10
8.7%
14.1%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 11
12.9%
16.1%
19.4%
80.6%
Grade 12
6.5%
9.7%
12.9%
87.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
8.3%
13.1%
21.0%
79.0%
Grade 7
3.9%
7.8%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 8
4.6%
9.2%
17.7%
82.3%
Grade 9
10.1%
16.0%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 10
11.7%
14.9%
20.2%
79.8%

Grade 11
15.0%
18.3%
26.7%
73.3%
Grade 12
6.1%
15.2%
27.3%
72.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.8%
1.3%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.5%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 8
2.5%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
* %
0.6%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
* %
1.1%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
* %
* %
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.6%
0.6%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 7
* %
* %
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
0.7%
0.7%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 10
1.2%
1.2%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 11
* %
* %
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 12
3.2%
3.2%
3.2%
96.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.3%
2.0%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 7
1.7%
2.3%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 8
* %
0.8%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
0.6%
1.3%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
4.5%
5.6%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 11
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
24.1%
31.8%
51.0%
49.0%
Grade 7
11.5%
15.7%
33.1%
66.9%
Grade 8
21.1%
28.3%
46.1%
53.9%
Grade 9
22.0%
29.0%
50.7%
49.3%
Grade 10
30.7%
39.2%
59.9%
40.1%
Grade 11
30.5%
39.9%
60.5%
39.5%
Grade 12
34.5%
46.6%
61.5%
38.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
36.6%
47.9%
68.6%
31.4%
Grade 7
23.6%
29.5%
50.3%
49.7%
Grade 8
30.1%
40.4%
65.2%
34.8%
Grade 9
33.6%
46.2%
67.2%
32.8%
Grade 10
46.9%
60.5%
78.8%
21.2%
Grade 11
46.6%
58.3%
79.4%
20.6%
Grade 12
44.7%
59.3%
75.3%
24.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
7.8%
9.6%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 7
12.3%
14.3%
22.9%
77.1%
Grade 8
9.4%
12.1%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 9
9.6%
12.1%
19.0%
81.0%
Grade 10
5.3%
7.3%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 11
4.4%
4.4%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 12
2.7%
3.3%
8.7%
91.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
13.0%
17.5%
27.3%
72.7%
Grade 7
7.0%
9.4%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 8
11.6%
14.1%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 9
13.3%
16.3%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 10
16.7%
23.5%
37.2%
62.8%
Grade 11
15.6%
22.2%
36.9%
63.1%
Grade 12
14.9%
22.3%
32.4%
67.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
10.4%
15.0%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 7
4.9%
7.0%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 8
8.8%
12.2%
19.0%
81.0%
Grade 9
10.7%
13.1%
20.1%
79.9%

Grade 10
14.2%
21.7%
34.7%
65.3%
Grade 11
13.9%
21.3%
34.7%
65.3%
Grade 12
10.2%
17.7%
27.9%
72.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
3.7%
5.8%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 7
1.7%
2.9%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 8
3.2%
4.8%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 9
3.6%
4.4%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 10
6.3%
9.4%
14.9%
85.1%
Grade 11
4.4%
7.0%
14.0%
86.0%
Grade 12
2.6%
7.8%
13.1%
86.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
5.9%
7.6%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 7
2.2%
2.7%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 8
4.4%
5.5%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 9
4.8%
7.0%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 10
7.3%
8.8%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 11
8.3%
11.1%
18.5%
81.5%
Grade 12
11.1%
13.2%
14.6%
85.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
5.8%
7.5%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.3%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 8
4.3%
5.2%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 9
4.2%
6.7%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 10
7.5%
8.7%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 11
8.6%
11.4%
19.0%
81.0%
Grade 12
11.6%
13.8%
15.2%
84.8%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
Table B9 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.9%
2.3%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.4%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 8
0.9%
1.2%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
2.0%
2.3%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
1.6%
2.5%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 11
2.5%
2.9%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 12
4.4%
4.4%
5.1%
94.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.4%
0.6%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.6%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.6%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 10
* %
0.3%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
1.5%
2.0%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
1.7%
2.3%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.2%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
1.9%
1.9%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
1.8%
2.4%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 10
2.7%
4.4%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 11
2.1%
3.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 12
1.5%
1.5%
3.7%
96.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.0%
2.4%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
0.9%
1.3%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
2.7%
3.0%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 10
2.3%
3.7%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 11
4.7%
5.2%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 12
1.5%
1.5%
5.3%
94.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
4.2%
6.4%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 7
2.1%
3.8%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 8
4.3%
6.1%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 9
5.7%
8.3%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 10
4.2%
6.8%
14.0%
86.0%

Grade 11
5.5%
7.0%
17.0%
83.0%
Grade 12
3.0%
5.9%
10.4%
89.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.6%
0.9%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.0%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 8
0.6%
0.6%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 9
* %
0.3%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 10
0.3%
1.0%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 12
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.2%
0.3%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
* %
0.3%
0.3%
99.7%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.3%
0.6%
99.4%
Grade 10
* %
* %
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.1%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 12
* %
* %
2.3%
97.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.8%
0.9%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.6%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 9
0.6%
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 10
2.0%
2.4%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 11
1.0%
1.0%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
31.3%
39.9%
62.7%
37.3%
Grade 7
13.3%
21.7%
40.4%
59.6%
Grade 8
28.3%
35.0%
62.5%
37.5%
Grade 9
37.0%
44.6%
70.7%
29.3%
Grade 10
24.8%
31.8%
61.2%
38.8%
Grade 11
44.8%
56.3%
71.3%
28.7%
Grade 12
40.0%
51.4%
67.1%
32.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
43.0%
56.2%
79.6%
20.4%
Grade 7
24.2%
32.1%
55.8%
44.2%
Grade 8
34.2%
46.7%
77.5%
22.5%
Grade 9
48.9%
60.0%
85.0%
15.0%
Grade 10
46.5%
58.1%
82.2%
17.8%
Grade 11
55.8%
68.6%
87.2%
12.8%
Grade 12
46.5%
73.2%
88.7%
11.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
11.5%
15.3%
25.6%
74.4%
Grade 7
15.5%
20.8%
28.0%
72.0%
Grade 8
12.5%
18.3%
35.8%
64.2%
Grade 9
13.9%
16.1%
26.1%
73.9%
Grade 10
5.5%
8.6%
19.5%
80.5%
Grade 11
14.8%
19.3%
29.5%
70.5%
Grade 12
5.6%
8.3%
13.9%
86.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
19.9%
27.0%
41.5%
58.5%
Grade 7
8.5%
13.3%
21.2%
78.8%
Grade 8
15.6%
22.1%
41.0%
59.0%
Grade 9
20.4%
25.8%
39.8%
60.2%
Grade 10
16.8%
25.2%
39.7%
60.3%
Grade 11
26.4%
36.8%
55.2%
44.8%
Grade 12
34.7%
43.1%
56.9%
43.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
17.5%
24.6%
38.2%
61.8%
Grade 7
7.3%
11.6%
19.5%
80.5%
Grade 8
14.4%
20.3%
36.4%
63.6%
Grade 9
17.3%
23.5%
36.9%
63.1%

Grade 10
13.2%
18.6%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 11
23.3%
36.0%
52.3%
47.7%
Grade 12
33.3%
43.5%
56.5%
43.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
6.1%
8.4%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 7
1.8%
4.7%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 8
6.9%
11.5%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 9
7.4%
8.5%
15.4%
84.6%
Grade 10
1.5%
2.3%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 11
4.5%
5.7%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 12
15.1%
19.2%
28.8%
71.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
8.4%
11.2%
18.2%
81.8%
Grade 7
5.0%
5.6%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 8
3.4%
5.2%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 9
6.9%
9.2%
17.8%
82.2%
Grade 10
8.7%
12.7%
19.0%
81.0%
Grade 11
15.3%
21.2%
30.6%
69.4%
Grade 12
13.4%
16.4%
26.9%
73.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
7.9%
10.8%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 7
3.8%
4.4%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 8
3.5%
5.3%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 9
6.6%
9.0%
17.4%
82.6%
Grade 10
7.3%
11.4%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 11
15.4%
21.8%
30.8%
69.2%
Grade 12
13.8%
16.9%
27.7%
72.3%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
Table B10 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
3.3%
4.8%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.6%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
1.8%
2.7%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
1.2%
4.3%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 10
4.2%
5.8%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 11
6.2%
6.2%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 12
6.3%
7.8%
10.9%
89.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.8%
2.2%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 7
0.6%
0.6%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 8
1.8%
2.7%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
1.9%
2.5%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 10
* %
* %
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
2.4%
3.6%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 12
4.5%
4.5%
7.6%
92.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
4.1%
5.6%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.3%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 8
3.8%
3.8%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
4.5%
5.8%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 10
2.6%
6.0%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 11
10.1%
12.7%
17.7%
82.3%
Grade 12
3.1%
4.6%
7.7%
92.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
4.9%
7.0%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.6%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
3.1%
3.1%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
4.0%
5.3%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 10
7.0%
12.3%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 11
11.0%
13.4%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 12
3.2%
6.3%
9.5%
90.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
6.4%
10.1%
18.0%
82.0%
Grade 7
3.2%
5.8%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 8
1.8%
5.4%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 9
7.6%
10.8%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 10
7.5%
10.8%
17.5%
82.5%

Grade 11
13.8%
20.0%
30.0%
70.0%
Grade 12
4.4%
8.8%
17.6%
82.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.6%
0.7%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 7
0.7%
0.7%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.0%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.3%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 10
0.9%
0.9%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
* %
* %
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
* %
* %
1.6%
98.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.3%
1.5%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
* %
* %
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 9
0.7%
0.7%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 10
2.7%
2.7%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.3%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 12
3.1%
4.7%
4.7%
95.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.9%
1.5%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.4%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 8
1.0%
2.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
* %
0.7%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
1.7%
2.5%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 12
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
98.5%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
23.9%
31.2%
53.1%
46.9%
Grade 7
8.3%
13.1%
31.1%
68.9%
Grade 8
20.8%
26.4%
50.7%
49.3%
Grade 9
25.2%
30.6%
56.9%
43.1%
Grade 10
26.8%
34.6%
59.7%
40.3%
Grade 11
32.1%
43.3%
60.9%
39.1%
Grade 12
34.0%
46.2%
61.5%
38.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
36.3%
48.7%
71.5%
28.5%
Grade 7
19.0%
25.5%
49.4%
50.6%
Grade 8
28.4%
40.5%
68.6%
31.4%
Grade 9
37.1%
49.5%
73.1%
26.9%
Grade 10
44.9%
57.7%
80.0%
20.0%
Grade 11
49.3%
61.9%
81.4%
18.6%
Grade 12
42.7%
63.7%
79.6%
20.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
7.5%
9.9%
17.1%
82.9%
Grade 7
10.6%
14.0%
21.9%
78.1%
Grade 8
10.6%
14.1%
22.4%
77.6%
Grade 9
9.6%
12.3%
19.2%
80.8%
Grade 10
3.5%
5.5%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 11
5.5%
6.9%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 12
2.5%
3.2%
8.9%
91.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
12.7%
17.6%
28.6%
71.4%
Grade 7
4.5%
7.4%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 8
10.8%
13.1%
23.3%
76.7%
Grade 9
13.9%
17.6%
27.9%
72.1%
Grade 10
13.6%
19.9%
35.0%
65.0%
Grade 11
16.7%
25.0%
38.9%
61.1%
Grade 12
18.7%
26.5%
38.1%
61.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
10.6%
15.4%
25.2%
74.8%
Grade 7
3.7%
5.8%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 8
9.5%
11.8%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 9
11.1%
14.4%
23.4%
76.6%

Grade 10
11.4%
17.2%
31.2%
68.8%
Grade 11
14.2%
23.6%
35.4%
64.6%
Grade 12
15.6%
24.0%
35.7%
64.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
4.1%
6.2%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 7
1.1%
2.7%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 8
4.3%
6.4%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 9
4.6%
5.6%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 10
5.1%
7.1%
12.9%
87.1%
Grade 11
4.1%
6.0%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 12
5.1%
10.8%
18.4%
81.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
5.0%
6.9%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 7
2.3%
2.8%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 8
3.0%
3.3%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 9
4.6%
6.6%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 10
4.7%
6.5%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 11
8.5%
13.1%
20.7%
79.3%
Grade 12
9.3%
12.0%
16.0%
84.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
4.9%
6.9%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.3%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 8
3.2%
3.5%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 9
4.5%
6.6%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 10
4.2%
6.0%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 11
8.8%
13.7%
21.1%
78.9%
Grade 12
9.7%
12.5%
16.7%
83.3%

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Table B11 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.1%
1.8%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 7
0.9%
1.4%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.6%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
0.8%
2.4%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 10
0.9%
1.8%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 11
1.5%
1.5%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 12
2.8%
3.5%
5.0%
95.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.6%
0.8%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 8
0.9%
1.2%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
0.5%
0.8%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 10
* %
* %
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 11
1.5%
2.0%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 12
0.7%
0.7%
2.1%
97.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
1.5%
2.3%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 8
2.0%
2.0%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.5%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 10
1.6%
3.9%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 11
3.1%
4.6%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 12
0.7%
0.7%
3.5%
96.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.1%
2.9%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 7
* %
0.2%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.0%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
2.8%
3.1%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 10
2.6%
4.5%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 11
4.1%
5.7%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 12
1.4%
2.1%
5.7%
94.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
3.7%
6.0%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 7
1.0%
2.7%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 8
3.2%
4.1%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 9
5.9%
8.6%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 10
4.1%
6.6%
13.5%
86.5%

Grade 11
5.5%
9.0%
19.5%
80.5%
Grade 12
1.4%
4.2%
11.2%
88.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.5%
0.6%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.3%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.3%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.6%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 11
* %
* %
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 12
0.7%
0.7%
1.5%
98.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.2%
0.3%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 8
* %
* %
0.3%
99.7%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.3%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 10
0.7%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 11
* %
* %
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 12
* %
0.7%
2.2%
97.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.4%
0.5%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.0%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.3%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 9
* %
0.3%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 10
1.3%
1.3%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 11
* %
* %
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
31.1%
41.2%
55.7%
44.3%
Grade 7
17.2%
25.3%
37.9%
62.1%
Grade 8
24.0%
36.0%
49.3%
50.7%
Grade 9
31.9%
43.6%
55.3%
44.7%
Grade 10
37.7%
46.4%
60.9%
39.1%
Grade 11
39.1%
50.0%
73.9%
26.1%
Grade 12
38.9%
47.2%
61.1%
38.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
43.4%
54.3%
70.5%
29.5%
Grade 7
30.2%
37.2%
46.5%
53.5%
Grade 8
34.2%
43.4%
67.1%
32.9%
Grade 9
52.7%
63.7%
73.6%
26.4%
Grade 10
50.7%
63.8%
78.3%
21.7%
Grade 11
42.2%
60.0%
82.2%
17.8%
Grade 12
45.9%
54.1%
75.7%
24.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
13.2%
15.1%
23.6%
76.4%
Grade 7
15.1%
17.4%
30.2%
69.8%
Grade 8
11.4%
12.7%
26.6%
73.4%
Grade 9
18.7%
19.8%
27.1%
72.9%
Grade 10
8.8%
11.8%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 11
10.6%
12.8%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 12
11.1%
13.9%
16.7%
83.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
22.6%
29.1%
40.9%
59.1%
Grade 7
14.9%
17.2%
26.4%
73.6%
Grade 8
16.3%
23.8%
36.3%
63.7%
Grade 9
24.7%
30.1%
37.6%
62.4%
Grade 10
29.0%
39.1%
52.2%
47.8%
Grade 11
21.3%
27.7%
51.1%
48.9%
Grade 12
29.7%
37.8%
45.9%
54.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
19.3%
25.2%
36.8%
63.2%
Grade 7
9.3%
11.6%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 8
13.3%
20.0%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 9
20.9%
25.3%
31.9%
68.1%

Grade 10
26.1%
36.2%
50.7%
49.3%
Grade 11
19.6%
26.1%
50.0%
50.0%
Grade 12
27.8%
33.3%
38.9%
61.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
6.6%
9.2%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 7
4.6%
5.7%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 8
3.7%
6.2%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 9
6.2%
7.2%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 10
7.2%
11.6%
17.4%
82.6%
Grade 11
6.4%
8.5%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 12
13.5%
18.9%
21.6%
78.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
10.7%
13.3%
18.0%
82.0%
Grade 7
4.7%
4.7%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 8
8.0%
13.3%
17.3%
82.7%
Grade 9
9.3%
11.6%
20.9%
79.1%
Grade 10
17.9%
22.4%
25.4%
74.6%
Grade 11
8.9%
11.1%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 12
16.7%
16.7%
16.7%
83.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
9.6%
12.2%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 7
2.4%
3.6%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 8
6.8%
11.0%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 9
7.1%
10.6%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 10
18.8%
21.9%
25.0%
75.0%
Grade 11
7.1%
9.5%
19.0%
81.0%
Grade 12
17.1%
17.1%
17.1%
82.9%

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Table B12 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
5.8%
6.6%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 7
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
4.1%
5.4%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 9
3.8%
3.8%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 10
7.9%
11.1%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 11
7.0%
7.0%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 12
11.4%
11.4%
11.4%
88.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.0%
1.3%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 7
1.2%
1.2%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 8
* %
* %
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 9
* %
1.3%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 12
5.9%
5.9%
5.9%
94.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
5.6%
5.9%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 7
2.5%
2.5%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 8
5.6%
5.6%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 9
5.2%
5.2%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 10
7.1%
8.9%
16.1%
83.9%
Grade 11
5.0%
5.0%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 12
8.6%
8.6%
11.4%
88.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
5.5%
6.4%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 7
2.5%
2.5%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 8
1.6%
1.6%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 9
5.2%
6.5%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 10
9.1%
12.7%
18.2%
81.8%
Grade 11
10.3%
10.3%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 12
6.1%
6.1%
9.1%
90.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
8.0%
11.4%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 7
7.2%
8.4%
13.3%
86.7%
Grade 8
2.8%
11.3%
16.9%
83.1%
Grade 9
9.9%
12.7%
16.9%
83.1%
Grade 10
10.0%
11.7%
23.3%
76.7%

Grade 11
10.3%
12.8%
20.5%
79.5%
Grade 12
8.8%
11.8%
14.7%
85.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.3%
1.1%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 7
* %
1.3%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
1.5%
1.5%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 9
* %
1.4%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 10
* %
1.8%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.8%
2.1%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 7
* %
* %
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 8
* %
1.5%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 9
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 10
1.8%
1.8%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 11
2.7%
2.7%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 12
5.7%
5.7%
8.6%
91.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
2.1%
2.9%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 7
* %
* %
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
1.5%
4.4%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 9
1.4%
1.4%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 10
6.5%
8.1%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
3.0%
3.0%
3.0%
97.0%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
Table B13:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Tobacco
All
27.6%
33.6%
54.9%
45.1%
Grade 7
16.4%
19.8%
38.4%
61.6%
Grade 8
29.2%
35.4%
51.4%
48.6%
Grade 9
30.4%
36.6%
61.5%
38.5%
Grade 10
31.5%
37.9%
66.9%
33.1%
Grade 11
32.3%
40.6%
58.3%
41.7%
Grade 12
20.7%
24.1%
44.8%
55.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
36.1%
45.7%
67.6%
32.4%
Grade 7
22.4%
28.7%
48.3%
51.7%
Grade 8
32.4%
41.5%
64.8%
35.2%
Grade 9
40.6%
49.0%
71.6%
28.4%
Grade 10
42.7%
56.5%
79.0%
21.0%
Grade 11
43.6%
52.1%
75.5%
24.5%
Grade 12
32.3%
48.4%
64.5%
35.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
10.0%
12.1%
21.6%
78.4%
Grade 7
14.0%
16.8%
27.4%
72.6%
Grade 8
6.9%
12.5%
24.3%
75.7%
Grade 9
17.1%
17.1%
25.9%
74.1%
Grade 10
7.9%
11.1%
19.8%
80.2%
Grade 11
4.0%
4.0%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 12
3.2%
3.2%
12.9%
87.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
14.5%
19.3%
30.7%
69.3%
Grade 7
8.0%
10.9%
18.4%
81.6%
Grade 8
16.1%
19.6%
29.4%
70.6%
Grade 9
16.2%
20.0%
30.0%
70.0%
Grade 10
16.7%
23.0%
36.5%
63.5%
Grade 11
15.5%
22.7%
42.3%
57.7%
Grade 12
12.9%
19.4%
25.8%
74.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
11.8%
16.5%
28.5%
71.5%
Grade 7
5.3%
8.2%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 8
12.1%
17.9%
27.1%
72.9%
Grade 9
14.5%
17.8%
27.6%
72.4%

Grade 10
13.0%
17.9%
34.1%
65.9%
Grade 11
12.6%
18.9%
38.9%
61.1%
Grade 12
14.3%
21.4%
28.6%
71.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
3.8%
5.8%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 7
* %
2.2%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 8
6.1%
8.8%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 9
4.2%
4.8%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 10
5.5%
7.0%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 11
2.0%
5.1%
16.2%
83.8%
Grade 12
6.1%
9.1%
9.1%
90.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
6.2%
8.4%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 7
5.8%
5.8%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 8
4.4%
5.9%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 9
5.4%
8.2%
15.0%
85.0%
Grade 10
8.1%
11.4%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 11
7.4%
11.6%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 12
7.7%
7.7%
19.2%
80.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
6.0%
8.2%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 7
4.8%
5.4%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 8
4.7%
6.2%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 9
5.8%
8.6%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 10
7.6%
10.1%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 11
6.7%
11.1%
17.8%
82.2%
Grade 12
8.7%
8.7%
21.7%
78.3%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
Table B13 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
2.4%
2.9%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 7
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.8%
0.8%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
2.2%
3.0%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 10
4.2%
5.9%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 11
2.2%
2.2%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 12
4.0%
4.0%
4.0%
96.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.0%
1.5%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 7
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
99.4%
Grade 8
* %
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.2%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
* %
0.9%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
2.3%
2.3%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 12
4.0%
4.0%
4.0%
96.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.4%
4.3%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.3%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
2.5%
2.5%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
3.8%
5.3%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 10
4.5%
6.3%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 11
4.9%
6.1%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 12
4.3%
4.3%
4.3%
95.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
3.8%
4.2%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 7
2.0%
2.0%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
1.7%
1.7%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
5.3%
5.3%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
5.3%
6.2%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 11
6.2%
7.4%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
5.8%
7.3%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 7
2.5%
3.8%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 8
3.8%
5.3%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 9
9.4%
10.1%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 10
5.9%
6.8%
12.7%
87.3%

Grade 11
5.6%
10.1%
18.0%
82.0%
Grade 12
8.3%
8.3%
8.3%
91.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.5%
0.6%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
0.7%
0.7%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 9
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 10
0.9%
1.8%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 11
* %
* %
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.0%
1.0%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.8%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 10
1.9%
1.9%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.3%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 12
4.0%
4.0%
8.0%
92.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.3%
1.5%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 7
1.3%
1.3%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.8%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
3.5%
4.3%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 11
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 12
4.5%
4.5%
4.5%
95.5%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
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
25.5%
34.1%
54.1%
45.9%
Grade 7
10.2%
16.4%
33.9%
66.1%
Grade 8
20.2%
26.9%
48.9%
51.1%
Grade 9
25.2%
32.9%
55.7%
44.3%
Grade 10
28.2%
36.8%
57.8%
42.2%
Grade 11
34.9%
45.8%
65.6%
34.4%
Grade 12
38.0%
51.3%
65.8%
34.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
39.5%
52.1%
73.4%
26.6%
Grade 7
24.5%
31.1%
53.9%
46.1%
Grade 8
31.4%
42.1%
69.8%
30.2%
Grade 9
37.7%
51.4%
73.4%
26.6%
Grade 10
47.5%
60.3%
79.1%
20.9%
Grade 11
51.6%
65.3%
84.5%
15.5%
Grade 12
47.9%
67.0%
82.4%
17.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
8.5%
11.0%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 7
12.9%
15.8%
23.0%
77.0%
Grade 8
11.8%
14.5%
23.0%
77.0%
Grade 9
9.0%
12.1%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 10
4.4%
6.7%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 11
8.9%
10.7%
17.8%
82.2%
Grade 12
3.7%
5.3%
10.5%
89.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
15.2%
20.6%
31.6%
68.4%
Grade 7
7.0%
10.2%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 8
11.4%
15.1%
25.6%
74.4%
Grade 9
15.0%
18.9%
28.4%
71.6%
Grade 10
16.1%
23.6%
37.5%
62.5%
Grade 11
20.2%
27.7%
41.8%
58.2%
Grade 12
23.5%
31.6%
43.9%
56.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
12.6%
18.2%
28.1%
71.9%
Grade 7
5.6%
8.1%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 8
9.3%
12.8%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 9
11.9%
15.6%
24.0%
76.0%

Grade 10
13.7%
21.3%
33.8%
66.2%
Grade 11
18.5%
28.3%
40.0%
60.0%
Grade 12
18.8%
27.4%
39.2%
60.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
4.5%
6.8%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 7
2.4%
4.0%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 8
3.2%
5.5%
11.0%
89.0%
Grade 9
5.1%
6.1%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 10
4.3%
7.1%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 11
5.6%
7.4%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 12
6.8%
12.0%
19.9%
80.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
6.9%
8.8%
12.9%
87.1%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.4%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 8
4.4%
5.7%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 9
5.3%
7.3%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 10
7.5%
9.3%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 11
11.8%
15.3%
23.6%
76.4%
Grade 12
13.1%
15.8%
19.1%
80.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
6.7%
8.6%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 7
1.2%
1.9%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 8
4.3%
5.2%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 9
4.4%
6.8%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 10
7.4%
9.2%
14.5%
85.5%
Grade 11
12.3%
15.9%
24.1%
75.9%
Grade 12
13.5%
16.3%
19.7%
80.3%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
Table B14 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
2.2%
3.0%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.2%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
1.3%
1.9%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 9
1.6%
3.0%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 10
1.6%
2.5%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 11
4.2%
4.7%
8.9%
91.1%
Grade 12
5.2%
5.7%
7.5%
92.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.7%
0.9%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.2%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.3%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 9
0.5%
0.8%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 10
* %
* %
0.6%
99.4%
Grade 11
1.5%
2.5%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 12
1.1%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
2.2%
3.0%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
0.3%
0.3%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 8
2.4%
2.4%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 9
2.3%
2.8%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 10
2.0%
4.3%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 11
4.3%
5.9%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 12
2.3%
2.9%
5.7%
94.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.5%
3.6%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 7
* %
0.2%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.8%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 9
2.3%
3.2%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 10
3.0%
6.0%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 11
6.8%
7.9%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 12
2.3%
3.5%
7.6%
92.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
4.5%
7.5%
13.6%
86.4%
Grade 7
2.2%
4.4%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 8
3.7%
6.4%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 9
5.2%
8.5%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 10
4.8%
8.4%
15.5%
84.5%

Grade 11
9.0%
11.1%
21.7%
78.3%
Grade 12
2.8%
6.7%
13.5%
86.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.6%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.1%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.9%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.7%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.5%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 12
0.6%
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
0.4%
0.5%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 7
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 8
* %
0.4%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.3%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 10
0.4%
0.4%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.1%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 12
0.6%
1.2%
2.4%
97.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.6%
0.9%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 7
* %
0.3%
1.3%
98.8%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.4%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 10
1.3%
1.7%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 11
1.6%
1.6%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.6%
99.4%

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
GENDER
Q1
Frequency
Percent
____________________________
Female
1345.287
48.6
Male
1424.988
51.4
Frequency Missing = 19.72449754

GRADE
Q2
Frequency
Percent
_________________________________
Grade 7
461.1936
16.5
Grade 8
498.3482
17.9
Grade 9
644.2394
23.1
Grade 10
486.077
17.4
Grade 11
374.2724
13.4
Grade 12
325.8693
11.7

LIVE WITH BOTH PARENTS
Q3
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
787.6197
28.4
Yes
1983.014
71.6
Frequency Missing = 19.36578292

AGE
Q4
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________

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

1.700505
105.1066
427.6649
482.6659
512.1891
509.1953
407.3934
262.4714
63.35671

0.1
3.8
15.4
17.4
18.5
18.4
14.7
9.5
2.3

Frequency Missing = 18.25610831

ETHNICITY
Q5
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
African/American
5.91205
0.2
Asian/American
3.15084
0.1
Mexican/American
2604.61
94.8
Native/American
15.45716
0.6
Other
85.94767
3.1
White
33.80348
1.2
Frequency Missing = 41.11851659

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
ON AVERAGE WHAT GRADES
DO YOU GET
Q6
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Mostly A's
482.2131
17.6
Mostly B's
1509.746
55.2
Mostly C's
624.5472
22.8
Mostly D's
84.92102
3.1
Mostly F's
34.39765
1.3
Frequency Missing = 54.17448854

LENGTH OF TIME IN THIS DISTRICT
Q7
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
<1 year
269.1857
9.8
2-3 years
474.1628
17.3
>4 years
1998.121
72.9
Frequency Missing = 48.53052614

DO YOU HAVE A JOB
Q8
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2318.748
84.2
Yes
436.4303
15.8
Frequency Missing = 34.82173821

DO YOU GET AN ALLOWANCE

Q9
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1338.738
49.0
Yes
1390.6
51.0
Frequency Missing = 60.6621909

EITHER PARENT COLLEGE GRADUATE
Q10
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Don't Know
608.68
22.1
No
1548.882
56.2
Yes
599.7797
21.8
Frequency Missing = 32.65867024

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
QUALIFY FOR FREE/REDUCED
PRICE LUNCH
Q11
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Don't Know
546.8189
20.0
No
194.7977
7.1
Yes
1986.769
72.8
Frequency Missing = 61.61410411

PARTICIPATE IN ATHLETICS
Q12A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1380.913
56.5
Yes
1061.65
43.5
Frequency Missing = 347.43714958

PARTICIPATE IN BAND/ORCHESTRA
Q12B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1746.635
82.7
Yes
365.7867
17.3
Frequency Missing = 677.57827961

PARTICIPATE IN CHOIR
Q12C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

No
Yes

1964.117
116.0893

94.4
5.6

Frequency Missing = 709.79311083

PARTICIPATE IN DRAMA/SPEECH
Q12D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1711.268
84.5
Yes
313.0587
15.5
Frequency Missing = 765.67301728

PARTICIPATE IN DRILL
TEAM/CHEERLEADING
Q12E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1940.833
92.9
Yes
148.9523
7.1
Frequency Missing = 700.2149194
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
PARTICIPATE IN STUDENT
GOVERNMENT
Q12F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1892.881
95.9
Yes
80.51091
4.1
Frequency Missing = 816.60776281

PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL
NEWSPAPER/YEARBOOK
Q12G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1949.717
94.6
Yes
112.0864
5.4
Frequency Missing = 728.19646761

PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC
CLUBS/SOCIETIES
Q12H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1665.01
85.7
Yes
277.2562
14.3
Frequency Missing = 847.7335008

PARTICIPATE IN SERVICE CLUBS
Q12I

Frequency

Percent

________________________________
No
1815.376
90.7
Yes
186.5819
9.3
Frequency Missing = 788.04245534

PARTICIPATE IN VOE/DE/WORK-STUDY
Q12J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1746.876
92.5
Yes
141.4435
7.5
Frequency Missing = 901.67997471

PARTICIPATE IN OTHER CLUBS
Q12K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1556.945
72.7
Yes
583.7996
27.3
Frequency Missing = 649.25538949
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR HOME
Q13A
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
2120.054
77.0
Somewhat Safe
490.7742
17.8
Not Very Safe
67.73402
2.5
Not Safe At All
21.32605
0.8
Don't Know
54.23035
2.0
Frequency Missing = 35.88147255

DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Q13B
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
836.9131
31.8
Somewhat Safe
1194.249
45.4
Not Very Safe
393.9844
15.0
Not Safe At All
114.6466
4.4
Don't Know
89.11598
3.4
Frequency Missing = 161.09043453

DO YOU FEEL SAFE AT SCHOOL
Q13C
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
825.887
30.8
Somewhat Safe
1252.428
46.6
Not Very Safe
318.957
11.9
Not Safe At All
134.645
5.0
Don't Know
153.2962
5.7
Frequency Missing = 104.78697887

FRIENDS FEELING CLOSE
TO THEIR PARENTS
Q14A
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
199.8175
7.6
A Few
830.6768
31.8
Some
673.6862
25.8
Most
662.6303
25.3
All
248.692
9.5
Frequency Missing = 174.49711381

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
HOW MANY FRIENDS
CARRY WEAPONS
Q14B
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
1527.461
63.7
A Few
434.4256
18.1
Some
269.8864
11.3
Most
105.089
4.4
All
60.51018
2.5
Frequency Missing = 392.62773883

HOW MANY FRIENDS CARE
ABOUT GOOD GRADES
Q14C
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
112.2908
4.4
A Few
519.6134
20.2
Some
630.2427
24.5
Most
840.5971
32.7
All
468.7868
18.2
Frequency Missing = 218.46908297

HOW MANY FRIENDS
BELONG TO A GANG
Q14D
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
1233.225
50.5
A Few
580.5803
23.8
Some
324.2576
13.3
Most
204.3299
8.4
All
98.39845
4.0

Frequency Missing = 349.20894328

FRIENDS WISHING TO
DROP OUT OF SCHOOL
Q14E
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
1302.895
53.4
A Few
654.7711
26.9
Some
289.8469
11.9
Most
117.9905
4.8
All
72.19056
3.0
Frequency Missing = 352.30594927

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
PARENTS ATTEND PTA/SCHOOL
OPEN HOUSES
Q15
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1291.584
53.2
Yes
1136.415
46.8
Frequency Missing = 362.00054685

EVER INHALED SPRAY PAINT FOR KICKS
Q16A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2348.654
89.5
In Your Lifetime
148.9619
5.7
Since School Began
41.99505
1.6
In the Past Month
83.84267
3.2
Frequency Missing = 166.5460009

EVER INHALED WHITEOUT FOR KICKS
Q16B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2112.512
90.3
In Your Lifetime
115.0097
4.9
Since School Began
39.20558
1.7
In the Past Month
73.62349
3.1
Frequency Missing = 449.64953254

EVER INHALED GASOLINE FOR KICKS

Q16C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2258.733
94.7
In Your Lifetime
59.55528
2.5
Since School Began
27.33019
1.1
In the Past Month
39.20003
1.6
Frequency Missing = 405.18099132

EVER INHALED FREON FOR KICKS
Q16D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2295.031
98.0
In Your Lifetime
21.41943
0.9
Since School Began
8.970006
0.4
In the Past Month
15.6364
0.7
Frequency Missing = 448.94324445

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
EVER INHALED POPPERS, ETC. FOR KICKS
Q16E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2340.302
97.4
In Your Lifetime
24.98734
1.0
Since School Began
10.50363
0.4
In the Past Month
27.00791
1.1
Frequency Missing = 387.19924491

EVER INHALED GLUE FOR KICKS
Q16F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2206.719
95.2
In Your Lifetime
60.34258
2.6
Since School Began
17.092
0.7
In the Past Month
33.71291
1.5
Frequency Missing = 472.13371405

EVER INHALED PAINT THINNERS FOR KICKS
Q16G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2259.2
95.0
In Your Lifetime
52.79552
2.2
Since School Began
21.76663
0.9
In the Past Month
43.37825
1.8
Frequency Missing = 412.85953062

EVER INHALED NITROUS OXIDE FOR KICKS
Q16H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2220.531
96.4
In Your Lifetime
41.44519
1.8
Since School Began
13.04514
0.6
In the Past Month
27.69801
1.2
Frequency Missing = 487.28015938

EVER INHALED OCTANE BOOSTER FOR KICKS
Q16I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2347.826
98.3
In Your Lifetime
10.82847
0.5
Since School Began
8.931736
0.4
In the Past Month
20.6567
0.9
Frequency Missing = 401.75696688

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
EVER INHALED OTHER SPRAYS FOR KICKS
Q16J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2215.225
94.5
In Your Lifetime
48.33247
2.1
Since School Began
21.30342
0.9
In the Past Month
59.01895
2.5
Frequency Missing = 446.11967559

EVER INHALED OTHER INHALANTS FOR KICKS
Q16K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2232.277
89.8
In Your Lifetime
101.5281
4.1
Since School Began
44.11229
1.8
In the Past Month
108.776
4.4
Frequency Missing = 303.30677249

RECENT CIGARETTE USE
Q17A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1223.975
45.5
In Your Lifetime
557.5108
20.7
Since School Began
219.5737
8.2
In the Past Month
686.1146
25.5
Frequency Missing = 102.82578351

RECENT SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE
Q17B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2341.784
91.1
In Your Lifetime
89.12876
3.5
Since School Began
34.79598
1.4
In the Past Month
106.0605
4.1
Frequency Missing = 218.23038017

RECENT BEER USE
Q17C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1110.221
42.8
In Your Lifetime
517.8399
20.0
Since School Began
242.4019
9.3
In the Past Month
724.7299
27.9
Frequency Missing = 194.80759775

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
RECENT WINE COOLER USE
Q17D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1054.634
41.5
In Your Lifetime
478.386
18.8
Since School Began
306.8964
12.1
In the Past Month
703.015
27.6
Frequency Missing = 247.0683998

RECENT WINE USE
Q17E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1291.023
51.2
In Your Lifetime
450.3478
17.9
Since School Began
245.4385
9.7
In the Past Month
535.2612
21.2
Frequency Missing = 267.92925749

RECENT LIQUOR USE
Q17F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1334.306
53.0
In Your Lifetime
344.1305
13.7
Since School Began
223.136
8.9
In the Past Month
616.4952
24.5
Frequency Missing = 271.93257243

RECENT MARIJUANA USE
Q18A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1898.115
71.8
In Your Lifetime
274.4803
10.4
Since School Began
140.8814
5.3
In the Past Month
329.1737
12.5
Frequency Missing = 147.34911436

RECENT COCAINE USE
Q18B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2178.73
86.9
In Your Lifetime
116.1235
4.6
Since School Began
50.68759
2.0
In the Past Month
161.0894
6.4
Frequency Missing = 283.36950899

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
RECENT CRACK USE
Q18C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2366.219
95.6
In Your Lifetime
35.99411
1.5
Since School Began
17.39347
0.7
In the Past Month
56.24818
2.3
Frequency Missing = 314.14553655

RECENT HALLUCINOGEN USE
Q18E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2426.279
97.7
In Your Lifetime
30.3282
1.2
Since School Began
7.453983
0.3
In the Past Month
19.51504
0.8
Frequency Missing = 306.42359405

RECENT UPPER USE
Q18F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2228.99
94.6
In Your Lifetime
48.83771
2.1
Since School Began
19.38318
0.8
In the Past Month
58.09339
2.5
Frequency Missing = 434.69571267

RECENT DOWNER USE
Q18G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2211.185
93.9
In Your Lifetime
56.9654
2.4
Since School Began
21.27497
0.9
In the Past Month
65.87895
2.8
Frequency Missing = 434.69595338

RECENT ROHYPNOL USE
Q18H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2120.07
86.6
In Your Lifetime
145.4199
5.9
Since School Began
64.01759
2.6
In the Past Month
117.6802
4.8
Frequency Missing = 342.81217024

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
RECENT STEROID USE
Q18I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2263.915
98.1
In Your Lifetime
23.95669
1.0
Since School Began
6.26519
0.3
In the Past Month
12.90436
0.6
Frequency Missing = 482.95908742

RECENT ECSTASY USE
Q18J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2212.271
98.3
In Your Lifetime
24.70477
1.1
Since School Began
2.418037
0.1
In the Past Month
11.5085
0.5
Frequency Missing = 539.0980018

RECENT HEROIN USE
Q18K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2304.077
98.2
In Your Lifetime
16.93044
0.7
Since School Began
5.754466
0.2
In the Past Month
19.19277
0.8
Frequency Missing = 444.04498606

TOBACCO USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2026.093
78.4
1-2 times
228.6067
8.8
3-10 times
152.8066
5.9
11+ times
176.3013
6.8
Frequency Missing = 206.19207795

ALCOHOL USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1403.904
56.0
1-2 times
588.4183
23.5
3-10 times
311.8325
12.4
11+ times
203.1321
8.1
Frequency Missing = 282.7126736

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
INHALANT USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2380.604
94.4
1-2 times
102.513
4.1
3-10 times
28.96221
1.1
11+ times
9.921195
0.4
Frequency Missing = 267.99981441

MARIJUANA USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1895.793
79.7
1-2 times
250.6931
10.5
3-10 times
104.6373
4.4
11+ times
128.6685
5.4
Frequency Missing = 410.20802417

COCAINE USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2156.961
91.0
1-2 times
116.9635
4.9
3-10 times
50.78873
2.1
11+ times
45.4945
1.9
Frequency Missing = 419.79170529

CRACK USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2361.825
97.0
1-2 times
42.58243
1.7
3-10 times
10.81864
0.4
11+ times
18.62071
0.8
Frequency Missing = 356.15333071

CLOSE FRIENDS USE CIGARETTES
Q20A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
697.7576
25.9
A few
910.7936
33.8
Some
480.8491
17.9
Most
426.8396
15.8
All
177.0971
6.6
Frequency Missing = 96.66286722

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
CLOSE FRIENDS USE SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q20B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
2001.499
76.6
A few
359.277
13.8
Some
152.6359
5.8
Most
56.96404
2.2
All
41.57571
1.6
Frequency Missing = 178.04818375

CLOSE FRIENDS USE BEER
Q20C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
627.9365
23.9
A few
618.4539
23.5
Some
525.2858
20.0
Most
509.007
19.4
All
347.9616
13.2
Frequency Missing = 161.35506667

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE COOLERS
Q20D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
750.885
28.8
A few
606.454
23.2
Some
481.0591
18.4
Most
469.0817
18.0
All
301.53
11.6
Frequency Missing = 180.9901049

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE
Q20E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1085.781
41.9
A few
590.5158
22.8
Some
411.0337
15.9
Most
304.7832
11.8
All
197.7244
7.6
Frequency Missing = 200.16205874

CLOSE FRIENDS USE LIQUOR
Q20F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
980.3807
38.7
A few
500.478
19.7
Some
390.8068
15.4
Most
379.3262
15.0
All
284.8394
11.2
Frequency Missing = 254.1687244
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
CLOSE FRIENDS USE INHALANTS
Q20G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
2048.176
78.2
A few
335.4014
12.8
Some
135.2429
5.2
Most
59.69108
2.3
All
40.79843
1.6
Frequency Missing = 170.68973946

CLOSE FRIENDS USE MARIJUANA
Q20H
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1280.773
48.9
A few
493.8684
18.9
Some
331.8084
12.7
Most
310.4654
11.9
All
202.3042
7.7
Frequency Missing = 170.78045223

DIFFICULT TO GET CIGARETTES
Q21A
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
462.0914
17.5
Impossible
281.1997
10.6
Very difficult
95.53973
3.6
Somewhat diff
200.9052
7.6
Somewhat easy
421.8134
16.0
Very easy
1182.92
44.7
Frequency Missing = 145.53090578

DIFFICULT TO GET SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q21B
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
921.5538
36.0
Impossible
427.354
16.7
Very difficult
169.2319
6.6
Somewhat diff
226.7748
8.8
Somewhat easy
314.3644
12.3
Very easy
503.9314
19.7
Frequency Missing = 226.78973331

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET BEER
Q21C
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
408.8782
16.1
Impossible
262.4114
10.3
Very difficult
136.794
5.4
Somewhat diff
255.844
10.1
Somewhat easy
484.3399
19.1
Very easy
993.4746
39.1
Frequency Missing = 248.25768892

DIFFICULT TO GET WINE COOLERS
Q21D
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
444.6146
17.8
Impossible
226.0614
9.1
Very difficult
108.0096
4.3
Somewhat diff
256.676
10.3
Somewhat easy
470.6317
18.9
Very easy
990.1633
39.7
Frequency Missing = 293.8432307

DIFFICULT TO GET WINE
Q21E
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
502.9373
20.0
Impossible
340.0198
13.5
Very difficult
159.1266
6.3
Somewhat diff
324.4989
12.9
Somewhat easy
382.2823
15.2
Very easy
801.6829
31.9

Frequency Missing = 279.45218216

DIFFICULT TO GET LIQUOR
Q21F
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
502.5163
20.7
Impossible
358.143
14.8
Very difficult
165.7858
6.8
Somewhat diff
237.9709
9.8
Somewhat easy
363.7101
15.0
Very easy
798.7363
32.9
Frequency Missing = 363.1375508

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET INHALANTS
Q21G
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
856.3139
33.8
Impossible
365.5857
14.4
Very difficult
87.01969
3.4
Somewhat diff
114.1951
4.5
Somewhat easy
206.0193
8.1
Very easy
903.8608
35.7
Frequency Missing = 257.00541047

DIFFICULT TO GET MARIJUANA
Q21H
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
588.0767
23.8
Impossible
463.3154
18.7
Very difficult
162.8108
6.6
Somewhat diff
174.2819
7.0
Somewhat easy
360.4416
14.6
Very easy
724.8255
29.3
Frequency Missing = 316.2479189

DIFFICULT TO GET COCAINE
Q21I
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
696.0238
27.9
Impossible
575.3769
23.1
Very difficult
225.2389
9.0
Somewhat diff
230.8782
9.3
Somewhat easy
274.8907
11.0
Very easy
492.1165
19.7

Frequency Missing = 295.47486338

DIFFICULT TO GET CRACK
Q21J
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
792.499
32.5
Impossible
593.1297
24.3
Very difficult
254.0348
10.4
Somewhat diff
245.9914
10.1
Somewhat easy
220.5161
9.1
Very easy
329.9384
13.5
Frequency Missing = 353.89044985

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET HALLUCINOGENS
Q21L
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1251.438
49.4
Impossible
529.6797
20.9
Very difficult
232.2615
9.2
Somewhat diff
191.2985
7.5
Somewhat easy
130.6681
5.2
Very easy
198.7121
7.8
Frequency Missing = 255.9421755

DIFFICULT TO GET UPPERS
Q21M
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1202.192
48.6
Impossible
446.8999
18.1
Very difficult
170.3402
6.9
Somewhat diff
164.4777
6.6
Somewhat easy
185.0118
7.5
Very easy
305.0195
12.3
Frequency Missing = 316.05903621

DIFFICULT TO GET DOWNERS
Q21N
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1161.426
48.1
Impossible
439.7266
18.2
Very difficult
167.9601
7.0
Somewhat diff
162.9345
6.7
Somewhat easy
163.1094
6.7
Very easy
321.3289
13.3

Frequency Missing = 373.51447323

DIFFICULT TO GET ROHYPNOL
Q21O
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
924.4263
36.5
Impossible
468.7159
18.5
Very difficult
143.9147
5.7
Somewhat diff
159.0885
6.3
Somewhat easy
255.2754
10.1
Very easy
577.9086
22.8
Frequency Missing = 260.67046255

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET STEROIDS
Q21P
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
892.4393
36.4
Impossible
586.3126
23.9
Very difficult
228.9294
9.3
Somewhat diff
236.5867
9.6
Somewhat easy
211.8597
8.6
Very easy
297.6948
12.1
Frequency Missing = 336.17728263

DIFFICULT TO GET ECSTASY
Q21Q
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1398.485
55.4
Impossible
470.5799
18.6
Very difficult
186.2385
7.4
Somewhat diff
135.1126
5.4
Somewhat easy
135.2189
5.4
Very easy
197.9847
7.8
Frequency Missing = 266.38001995

DIFFICULT TO GET HEROIN
Q21R
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
957.659
38.0
Impossible
694.9712
27.6
Very difficult
271.1273
10.8
Somewhat diff
197.7588
7.9
Somewhat easy
168.3844
6.7
Very easy
229.1513
9.1

Frequency Missing = 270.94786402

AGE WHEN FIRST USED CIGARETTES
Q22A
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1080.933
42.7
9 or younger
186.4713
7.4
10 years old
142.6283
5.6
11 years old
147.9223
5.8
12 years old
203.4756
8.0
13 years old
236.3965
9.3
14 years old
196.9285
7.8
15 years old
169.4447
6.7
16 years old
101.1492
4.0
17 years old
49.37691
2.0
18 or older
17.27481
0.7
Frequency Missing = 257.99850403

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED
SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q22B
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
2049.395
89.9
9 or younger
19.80386
0.9
10 years old
18.19097
0.8
11 years old
25.13967
1.1
12 years old
27.69126
1.2
13 years old
36.64363
1.6
14 years old
36.85155
1.6
15 years old
33.45205
1.5
16 years old
20.34978
0.9
17 years old
13.09547
0.6
Frequency Missing = 509.38630037

AGE WHEN FIRST USED BEER
Q22C
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
849.2788
35.8
9 or younger
300.0297
12.6
10 years old
107.4671
4.5
11 years old
142.4896
6.0
12 years old
163.0069
6.9
13 years old
218.4765
9.2
14 years old
222.9652
9.4
15 years old
202.0491
8.5
16 years old
109.5159
4.6
17 years old
43.03776
1.8
18 or older
15.26889
0.6
Frequency Missing = 416.41438187

AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE COOLERS
Q22D
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
842.5145
36.7
9 or younger
103.599
4.5
10 years old
90.85087
4.0
11 years old
135.4947
5.9
12 years old
212.6492
9.3
13 years old
248.4132
10.8
14 years old
238.5723
10.4
15 years old
231.1295
10.1
16 years old
118.9905
5.2
17 years old
57.71742
2.5
18 or older
17.01883
0.7
Frequency Missing = 493.04988248

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE
Q22E
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1039.896
46.3
9 or younger
108.4623
4.8
10 years old
67.42311
3.0
11 years old
116.358
5.2
12 years old
148.8496
6.6
13 years old
190.1578
8.5
14 years old
194.6754
8.7
15 years old
204.7875
9.1
16 years old
104.4731
4.6
17 years old
48.59316
2.2
18 or older
23.3716
1.0
Frequency Missing = 542.95256733

AGE WHEN FIRST USED LIQUOR
Q22F
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1092.899
50.9
9 or younger
74.26357
3.5
10 years old
40.88842
1.9
11 years old
75.21882
3.5
12 years old
111.2605
5.2
13 years old
166.5104
7.8
14 years old
192.8766
9.0
15 years old
194.2462
9.0
16 years old
122.6341
5.7
17 years old
62.6143
2.9
18 or older
13.78054
0.6
Frequency Missing = 642.80743186

AGE WHEN FIRST USED INHALANTS
Q22G
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
2026.945
90.1
9 or younger
22.80807
1.0
10 years old
24.80822
1.1
11 years old
21.54728
1.0
12 years old
31.32239
1.4
13 years old
55.65873
2.5
14 years old
33.67748
1.5
15 years old
22.20077
1.0
16 years old
5.949213
0.3
17 years old
2.346536
0.1
18 or older
2.065017
0.1
Frequency Missing = 540.67133511

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED MARIJUANA
Q22H
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1410.535
67.3
9 or younger
27.2381
1.3
10 years old
20.409
1.0
11 years old
54.49117
2.6
12 years old
88.70337
4.2
13 years old
113.9433
5.4
14 years old
143.4003
6.8
15 years old
115.1271
5.5
16 years old
72.02523
3.4
17 years old
38.28625
1.8
18 or older
11.43401
0.5
Frequency Missing = 694.40686688

AGE WHEN FIRST USED COCAINE
Q22I
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1758.734
84.8
9 or younger
12.37181
0.6
10 years old
2.135156
0.1
11 years old
9.94908
0.5
12 years old
18.53739
0.9
13 years old
40.54867
2.0
14 years old
52.52288
2.5
15 years old
70.09394
3.4
16 years old
62.88426
3.0
17 years old
38.34535
1.8
18 or older
7.717321
0.4
Frequency Missing = 716.15978459

AGE WHEN FIRST USED CRACK
Q22J
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1849.278
94.6
9 or younger
2.173426
0.1
10 years old
2.488296
0.1
11 years old
7.595743
0.4
12 years old
8.073806
0.4
13 years old
11.36126
0.6
14 years old
12.16458
0.6
15 years old
24.14775
1.2
16 years old
17.01044
0.9
17 years old
15.69799
0.8
18 or older
3.858661
0.2
Frequency Missing = 836.15000282

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED HALLUCINOGENS
Q22L
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
2076.919
97.6
9 or younger
2.129717
0.1
10 years old
0.988786
0.0
11 years old
1.700505
0.1
12 years old
6.44344
0.3
13 years old
9.018193
0.4
14 years old
9.595073
0.5
15 years old
7.014072
0.3
16 years old
9.252198
0.4
17 years old
3.775787
0.2
18 or older
1.429251
0.1
Frequency Missing = 661.73424026

AGE WHEN FIRST USED UPPERS
Q22M
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1822.229
93.2
9 or younger
2.841436
0.1
10 years old
3.596863
0.2
11 years old
6.959978
0.4
12 years old
14.21977
0.7
13 years old
26.76208
1.4
14 years old
34.29118
1.8
15 years old
22.06456
1.1
16 years old
13.91973
0.7
17 years old
9.063699
0.5
Frequency Missing = 834.05160516

AGE WHEN FIRST USED DOWNERS

Q22N
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1764.388
92.4
9 or younger
3.194576
0.2
10 years old
4.41254
0.2
11 years old
8.953373
0.5
12 years old
18.89244
1.0
13 years old
32.79352
1.7
14 years old
27.60224
1.4
15 years old
30.28145
1.6
16 years old
14.58382
0.8
17 years old
4.03177
0.2
Frequency Missing = 880.86641143

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED ROHYPNOL
Q22O
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1816.735
85.2
9 or younger
3.830222
0.2
10 years old
9.377759
0.4
11 years old
14.63142
0.7
12 years old
45.21617
2.1
13 years old
67.8135
3.2
14 years old
65.71294
3.1
15 years old
67.36135
3.2
16 years old
28.29128
1.3
17 years old
12.17818
0.6
Frequency Missing = 658.85219545

AGE WHEN FIRST USED STEROIDS
Q22P
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1795.253
97.9
9 or younger
1.776577
0.1
10 years old
0.711719
0.0
11 years old
2.412223
0.1
12 years old
3.308424
0.2
13 years old
9.94908
0.5
14 years old
9.302182
0.5
15 years old
5.238601
0.3
16 years old
2.238126
0.1
17 years old
3.858661
0.2
Frequency Missing = 955.95116327

AGE WHEN FIRST USED ECSTASY

Q22Q
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1843.695
98.1
9 or younger
1.064859
0.1
11 years old
0.711719
0.0
12 years old
3.129876
0.2
13 years old
1.776577
0.1
14 years old
3.314238
0.2
15 years old
12.6426
0.7
16 years old
8.807715
0.5
17 years old
1.000158
0.1
18 or older
2.418037
0.1
Frequency Missing = 911.43946974

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED HEROIN
Q22R
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1883.348
98.5
9 or younger
3.830222
0.2
11 years old
0.988786
0.1
12 years old
2.412223
0.1
13 years old
4.41254
0.2
14 years old
7.863192
0.4
15 years old
3.602677
0.2
16 years old
3.302985
0.2
18 or older
2.602519
0.1
Frequency Missing = 877.63672609

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE CIGARETTES
Q23A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
107.0539
4.6
Several times/wk
154.8213
6.6
Several times/mo
237.0164
10.1
About once/month
251.4745
10.7
About once/year
233.1698
9.9
< once/year
255.6498
10.9
Never used
1110.584
47.3
Frequency Missing = 440.23052392

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q23B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
6.65648
0.3

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

16.7297
25.10097
36.04008
40.5617
43.95246
1812.503

0.8
1.3
1.8
2.0
2.2
91.5

Frequency Missing = 808.45576035

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE BEER
Q23C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
14.20224
0.7
Several times/wk
166.8371
8.1
Several times/mo
306.9587
14.9
About once/month
324.5108
15.7
About once/year
278.2793
13.5
< once/year
211.7315
10.3
Never used
760.3663
36.9
Frequency Missing = 727.11401548

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE WINE COOLERS
Q23D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
6.176757
0.3
Several times/wk
111.6739
5.8
Several times/mo
296.371
15.3
About once/month
341.7799
17.6
About once/year
319.2901
16.5
< once/year
161.2843
8.3
Never used
703.2496
36.3
Frequency Missing = 850.17432865

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE WINE
Q23E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
7.433019
0.4
Several times/wk
74.073
3.8
Several times/mo
207.1773
10.5
About once/month
258.3826
13.1
About once/year
322.2023
16.3
< once/year
180.7717
9.2
Never used
920.8165
46.7
Frequency Missing = 819.14362109

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE LIQUOR
Q23F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
9.645583
0.5
Several times/wk
94.29462
4.9
Several times/mo
252.7136
13.2
About once/month
242.2266
12.6

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

241.9646
132.3651
943.9993

12.6
6.9
49.2

Frequency Missing = 872.79053026

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE INHALANTS
Q23G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
5.530726
0.3
Several times/wk
4.819008
0.2
Several times/mo
29.61187
1.4
About once/month
44.14917
2.1
About once/year
36.93629
1.7
< once/year
46.11249
2.2
Never used
1968.419
92.2
Frequency Missing = 654.42152396

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE MARIJUANA
Q23H
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
51.73739
2.8
Several times/wk
83.29685
4.6
Several times/mo
97.7728
5.4
About once/month
125.5047
6.9
About once/year
119.5631
6.6
< once/year
103.1914
5.7
Never used
1236.454
68.0
Frequency Missing = 972.47994915

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE COCAINE
Q23I
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
13.41457
0.7
Several times/wk
40.79462
2.1
Several times/mo
50.12577
2.6
About once/month
53.8528
2.8
About once/year
50.06253
2.6
< once/year
50.31747
2.6
Never used
1643.656
86.4
Frequency Missing = 887.77586445

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE CRACK
Q23J
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
5.400339
0.3
Several times/wk
8.047581
0.4
Several times/mo
17.73187
0.9
About once/month
18.47819
1.0

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

15.87567
14.49179
1805.676

0.8
0.8
95.8

Frequency Missing = 904.29816695

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HALLUCINOGENS
Q23L
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
1.173268
0.1
Several times/wk
1.977572
0.1
Several times/mo
2.065017
0.1
About once/month
9.475172
0.4
About once/year
16.7605
0.8
< once/year
15.62024
0.7
Never used
2132.667
97.8
Frequency Missing = 610.26097381

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE UPPERS
Q23M
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
3.065175
0.2
Several times/wk
7.421647
0.4
Several times/mo
25.66066
1.3
About once/month
22.69567
1.1
About once/year
36.46424
1.8
< once/year
22.10202
1.1
Never used
1867.716
94.1
Frequency Missing = 804.87431542

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE DOWNERS
Q23N
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
2.000317
0.1
Several times/wk
8.133365
0.4
Several times/mo
24.5311
1.2
About once/month
36.53488
1.9
About once/year
33.53133
1.7
< once/year
18.37845
0.9
Never used
1851.38
93.8
Frequency Missing = 815.51059979

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE ROHYPNOL
Q23O
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
4.559127
0.2
Several times/wk
27.74754
1.2
Several times/mo
45.29346
2.0
About once/month
54.18754
2.4

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

75.20182
59.73545
1953.351

3.4
2.7
88.0

Frequency Missing = 569.92379987

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE STEROIDS
Q23P
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
3.129876
0.2
Several times/wk
4.742935
0.2
Several times/mo
5.270726
0.3
About once/month
8.394787
0.4
About once/year
7.542415
0.4
< once/year
10.14493
0.5
Never used
1911.09
98.0
Frequency Missing = 839.68449183

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE ECSTASY
Q23Q
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
1.988944
0.1
Several times/wk
1.423437
0.1
Several times/mo
1.429251
0.1
About once/month
2.173426
0.1
About once/year
12.82242
0.6
< once/year
7.014072
0.3
Never used
1987.159
98.7
Frequency Missing = 775.98931091

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HEROIN
Q23R
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
1.000158
0.0
Several times/wk
5.194773
0.3
Several times/mo
5.830419
0.3
About once/month
1.423437
0.1
About once/year
4.465868
0.2
< once/year
8.220783
0.4
Never used
2013.119
98.7
Frequency Missing = 750.74539295

HOW MANY CIGARETTES IN PAST 30 DAYS
Q24
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
None
1818.638
72.3
Less than 1
405.0103
16.1
> 1 and < 10
185.8877
7.4
> 10 and < 1pk
56.91745
2.3

> 1pk and < 2pks
More than 2pks

31.96994
16.77298

1.3
0.7

Frequency Missing = 274.80372969

AMOUNT OF BEER AT ONE TIME
Q25A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1045.473
42.1
12+ drinks
182.0552
7.3
9-11 drinks
89.42153
3.6
5-8 drinks
191.9118
7.7
3-4 drinks
233.1946
9.4
2 drinks
192.061
7.7
1 drink
243.5931
9.8
< 1 drink
305.4368
12.3
Frequency Missing = 306.85330334

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
AMOUNT OF WINE COOLERS AT ONE TIME
Q25B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
910.3957
38.5
12+ drinks
134.0198
5.7
9-11 drinks
97.97081
4.1
5-8 drinks
218.001
9.2
3-4 drinks
301.1075
12.7
2 drinks
277.0973
11.7
1 drink
241.9551
10.2
< 1 drink
182.658
7.7
Frequency Missing = 426.79460513

AMOUNT OF WINE AT ONE TIME
Q25C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1167.042
49.4
12+ drinks
89.64607
3.8
9-11 drinks
47.60892
2.0
5-8 drinks
99.51576
4.2
3-4 drinks
162.1968
6.9
2 drinks
215.5925
9.1
1 drink
269.5993
11.4
< 1 drink
312.9711
13.2
Frequency Missing = 425.82704668

AMOUNT OF LIQUOR AT ONE TIME
Q25D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1179.896
51.3
12+ drinks
119.3036
5.2

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

83.93421
140.3544
188.7698
175.6237
186.45
227.0947

3.6
6.1
8.2
7.6
8.1
9.9

Frequency Missing = 488.5739364

BEERS, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1151.324
47.2
Never 5+ at time
402.3427
16.5
Every day
11.06803
0.5
Several times/wk
126.554
5.2
Several times/mo
222.2593
9.1
About once/month
200.9018
8.2
< once/month
130.042
5.3
< once/year
193.586
7.9
Frequency Missing = 351.9220446

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
WINE COOLERS, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1007.251
43.3
Never 5+ at time
332.2248
14.3
Every day
11.13384
0.5
Several times/wk
111.0694
4.8
Several times/mo
250.6988
10.8
About once/month
236.2882
10.2
< once/month
179.5527
7.7
< once/year
199.1418
8.6
Frequency Missing = 462.63934866

WINE, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1156.852
52.1
Never 5+ at time
292.5797
13.2
Every day
4.667536
0.2
Several times/wk
62.13291
2.8
Several times/mo
145.7661
6.6
About once/month
165.451
7.5
< once/month
164.0616
7.4
< once/year
228.5171
10.3
Frequency Missing = 569.97232283

LIQUOR, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1165.771
53.4
Never 5+ at time
227.6255
10.4

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

12.21577
81.35774
212.8334
175.4952
154.6049
154.5751

0.6
3.7
9.7
8.0
7.1
7.1

Frequency Missing = 605.52165846

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM HOME
Q27A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1020.771
41.2
Never
788.7474
31.9
Seldom
429.8996
17.4
Most of the Time
188.8628
7.6
Always
47.95654
1.9
Frequency Missing = 313.76232662

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM FRIENDS
Q27B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
696.0584
28.9
Never
384.8303
16.0
Seldom
366.836
15.2
Most of the Time
627.353
26.0
Always
337.5189
14.0
Frequency Missing = 377.40330427

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM A STORE
Q27C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
772.3918
32.6
Never
955.2526
40.4
Seldom
243.4325
10.3
Most of the Time
233.5324
9.9
Always
162.3735
6.9
Frequency Missing = 423.01719938

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT PARTIES
Q27D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
632.5609
27.1
Never
280.8386
12.0
Seldom
261.4541
11.2
Most of the Time
527.4475
22.6
Always
635.2966
27.2
Frequency Missing = 452.40219148

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM OTHER
Q27E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
804.7658
35.2
Never
545.761
23.9
Seldom
327.4718
14.3
Most of the Time
288.5141
12.6
Always
317.5553
13.9
Frequency Missing = 505.93193688

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE TOBACCO
Q28A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1240.443
50.8
Somewhat
612.8643
25.1
Not very
284.2091
11.6
Not at all
85.05692
3.5
Don't know
220.6748
9.0
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
Frequency Missing = 346.75163052

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE ALCOHOL
Q28B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1049.749
46.5
Somewhat
703.7943
31.2
Not very
308.766
13.7
Not at all
78.02974
3.5
Don't know
116.4607
5.2
Frequency Missing = 533.20041786

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE INHALANTS
Q28C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1736.683
77.2
Somewhat
263.6032
11.7
Not very
57.53817
2.6
Not at all
24.01537
1.1
Don't know
166.8521
7.4
Frequency Missing = 541.30778643

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE MARIJUANA
Q28D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

Very
Somewhat
Not very
Not at all
Don't know

1463.678
348.3295
162.5398
90.98574
100.1099

67.6
16.1
7.5
4.2
4.6

Frequency Missing = 624.35679369

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE COCAINE
Q28E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1867.692
83.8
Somewhat
162.7279
7.3
Not very
46.65543
2.1
Not at all
30.15723
1.4
Don't know
121.3409
5.4
Frequency Missing = 561.42624124

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE CRACK
Q28F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1835.02
86.1
Somewhat
127.5928
6.0
Not very
19.3818
0.9
Not at all
19.10348
0.9
Don't know
131.3715
6.2
Frequency Missing = 657.53016249

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE ECSTASY
Q28G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1726.868
77.7
Somewhat
143.4291
6.5
Not very
32.08647
1.4
Not at all
21.90741
1.0
Don't know
297.3867
13.4
Frequency Missing = 568.32231511

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE STEROIDS
Q28H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1724.65
77.9
Somewhat
233.8474
10.6
Not very
57.87493
2.6
Not at all
24.58143
1.1
Don't know
172.676
7.8

Frequency Missing = 576.36966851

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE HEROIN
Q28I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
2006.244
86.7
Somewhat
102.4365
4.4
Not very
14.09426
0.6
Not at all
24.29311
1.0
Don't know
167.0215
7.2
Frequency Missing = 475.91023693

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
USE MARIJUANA AS JOINTS
Q29A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
1354.057
74.1
Seldom
115.1918
6.3
Half the time
65.902
3.6
Most of the time
124.3492
6.8
Always
137.2468
7.5
Don't know
30.92025
1.7
Frequency Missing = 962.33253433

USE MARIJUANA AS BLUNTS
Q29B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
1450.725
82.1
Seldom
130.0775
7.4
Half the time
53.08129
3.0
Most of the time
62.2466
3.5
Always
40.96769
2.3
Don't know
30.15791
1.7
Frequency Missing = 1022.7442955

USE MARIJUANA IN BONGS OR WATER PIPES
Q29C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
1543.316
86.5
Seldom
86.43283
4.8
Half the time
45.89524
2.6
Most of the time
43.67541
2.4
Always
43.10297
2.4
Don't know
22.15505
1.2

Frequency Missing = 1005.422565

USE MARIJUANA IN PIPES
Q29D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
1481.78
84.0
Seldom
116.0158
6.6
Half the time
42.91538
2.4
Most of the time
53.26016
3.0
Always
44.37574
2.5
Don't know
26.27359
1.5
Frequency Missing = 1025.3789222

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
USE MARIJUANA OTHER WAYS
Q29E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
1547.709
86.1
Seldom
84.01167
4.7
Half the time
33.29634
1.9
Most of the time
37.44221
2.1
Always
44.35175
2.5
Don't know
51.68117
2.9
Frequency Missing = 991.50783567

DAYS SKIPPED SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1775.84
70.4
1-3 days
480.1943
19.0
4-9 days
155.0175
6.1
10+ days
110.0271
4.4
Frequency Missing = 268.92056724

DAYS ILL SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
871.0422
35.6
1-3 days
1184.427
48.4
4-9 days
306.1769
12.5
10+ days
86.35954
3.5
Frequency Missing = 341.99457547

OTHER DAYS MISSED
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1096.657
44.8
1-3 days
1141.486
46.6
4-9 days
159.9048
6.5
10+ days
51.04904
2.1
Frequency Missing = 340.90326268

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2006.624
80.8
1-3 days
349.5673
14.1
4-9 days
61.0249
2.5
10+ days
67.36639
2.7
Frequency Missing = 305.41705373
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
SOMEONE CALLED HOME
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2037.097
82.4
1-3 days
342.1198
13.8
4-9 days
58.42912
2.4
10+ days
34.3863
1.4
Frequency Missing = 317.96784361

IN TROUBLE FOR DRINKING
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2392.521
98.0
1-3 days
32.56135
1.3
4-9 days
6.536699
0.3
10+ days
8.759299
0.4
Frequency Missing = 349.62171007

IN TROUBLE FOR DRUG
USE SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2384.199
97.5
1-3 days
37.6198
1.5
4-9 days
10.63817
0.4
10+ days
13.878
0.6
Frequency Missing = 343.66446904

DAYS SKIPPED IN PAST MONTH
Q31A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1950.527
79.0
1-3 days
411.1649
16.6
4-9 days
76.29106
3.1
10+ days
32.18332
1.3
Frequency Missing = 319.83351587

DAYS ILL IN PAST MONTH
Q31B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1447.133
60.3
1-3 days
828.6758
34.5
4-9 days
98.17524
4.1
10+ days
27.38443
1.1
Frequency Missing = 388.63161831

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
OTHER DAYS MISSED
IN PAST MONTH
Q31C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1566.11
65.2
1-3 days
760.7947
31.7
4-9 days
53.6604
2.2
10+ days
23.06058
1.0
Frequency Missing = 386.37399863

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
IN PAST MONTH
Q31D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2162.111
89.2
1-3 days
196.066
8.1
4-9 days
40.2709
1.7
10+ days
25.01942
1.0
Frequency Missing = 366.5330135

SOMEONE CALLED HOME
IN PAST MONTH
Q31E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2203.773
91.3
1-3 days
163.5966
6.8
4-9 days
27.20936
1.1
10+ days
19.02226
0.8
Frequency Missing = 376.39869307

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32A
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
2242.329
91.7
1-3 times
173.7033
7.1
4-9 times
17.00698
0.7
10+ times
11.62763
0.5
Frequency Missing = 345.3325251

DRIVEN A CAR AFTER
A GOOD BIT TO DRINK
Q32B
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
2101.022
88.3
1-3 times
205.6567
8.6
4-9 times
33.78469
1.4
10+ times
39.43979
1.7
Frequency Missing = 410.09655041
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32C
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
2199.098
92.2
1-3 times
146.9061
6.2
4-9 times
21.76713
0.9
10+ times
17.23063
0.7
Frequency Missing = 404.99814167

TROUBLE WITH POLICE
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32D
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
2133.317
95.7
1-3 times
72.82121
3.3
4-9 times
11.33929
0.5
10+ times
11.57431
0.5
Frequency Missing = 560.94847917

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32E
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
2225.948
94.0
1-3 times
109.891
4.6
4-9 times
16.68163
0.7
10+ times
16.2134
0.7
Frequency Missing = 421.26581665

DRIVEN A CAR WHILE
HIGH FROM DRUGS
Q32F
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
1996.226
92.7
1-3 times
89.99348
4.2
4-9 times
32.25718
1.5
10+ times
35.21447
1.6
Frequency Missing = 636.30881782

CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32G
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
2126.017
94.5
1-3 times
77.54652
3.4
4-9 times
21.84873
1.0
10+ times
23.94489
1.1
Frequency Missing = 540.64319698
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
TROUBLE WITH POLICE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32H
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
2186.192
96.6
1-3 times
45.63403
2.0
4-9 times
12.38405
0.5
10+ times
19.56134
0.9
Frequency Missing = 526.22850361

CLASS DAYS DRUNK ON
ALCOHOL SINCE SEPT
Q33A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1986.41
88.5
1-3 days
190.0899
8.5
4-9 days
35.89347
1.6
10+ days
33.25308
1.5
Frequency Missing = 544.35388347

CLASS DAYS HIGH ON MARIJUANA
SINCE SEPT
Q33B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1812.057
89.8
1-3 days
124.3958
6.2
4-9 days
39.29495
1.9
10+ days
42.60811
2.1
Frequency Missing = 771.64425335

CLASS DAYS HIGH ON INHALANTS
SINCE SEPT
Q33C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2001.381
96.9
1-3 days
34.87615
1.7
4-9 days
16.32849
0.8
10+ days
13.28551
0.6
Frequency Missing = 724.12909718

CLASS DAYS HIGH
ON OTHER DRUG(S)
Q33D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1892.959
92.3
1-3 days
97.43474
4.8
4-9 days
20.30069
1.0
10+ days
39.32083
1.9
Frequency Missing = 739.9848019
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
ALCOHOL USE AT PARTIES
THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Q34A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
749.9187
32.7
Seldom
171.2557
7.5
Half the time
190.9436
8.3
Most of the time
306.9871
13.4
Always
596.6448
26.0
Don't know
68.37702
3.0
Didn't attend
207.8561
9.1
Frequency Missing = 498.01690542

DRUG USE AT PARTIES THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Q34B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
1089.859
47.7
Seldom
205.3663
9.0
Half the time
145.3017
6.4
Most of the time
225.8471
9.9
Always
302.6644
13.3
Don't know
107.11
4.7
Didn't attend
206.3421
9.0
8
1.064859
0.0
Frequency Missing = 506.44442009

SOUGHT HELP FOR DRUG/ALCOHOL
PROBLEM
Q35
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
9
1.064859
0.1

No
Yes

1940.127
185.7232

91.2
8.7

Frequency Missing = 663.08535204

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Q36A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
0
1.064859
0.0
No
1181.78
54.1
Yes
999.7233
45.8
Frequency Missing = 607.43169485

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
WOULD SEEK HELP OUTSIDE
OF SCHOOL
Q36B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
0
1.064859
0.1
No
1189.144
58.2
Yes
854.4507
41.8
Frequency Missing = 745.34052174

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
OTHER COUNSELOR
Q36C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
0
1.064859
0.1
No
989.2611
50.9
Yes
954.4611
49.1
Frequency Missing = 845.2128503

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM PARENTS
Q36D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
1
1.064859
0.1
No
693.4832
36.4
Yes
1212.579
63.6
Frequency Missing = 882.87263205

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM

A MEDICAL DOCTOR
Q36E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
0
1.064859
0.1
No
1049.826
55.9
Yes
828.6196
44.1
Frequency Missing = 910.48950188

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM FRIENDS
Q36F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
0
1.064859
0.1
No
541.353
29.0
Yes
1321.845
70.9
Frequency Missing = 925.7367688

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
ANOTHER ADULT
Q36G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
709.3479
35.1
Yes
1313.101
64.9
Frequency Missing = 767.55136407

WOULD NOT SEEK HELP
Q36H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1285.47
71.5
Yes
512.3146
28.5
Frequency Missing = 992.21519076

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--HEALTH CLASS
Q37A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
930.217
47.8
Yes
1014.3
52.2
Frequency Missing = 845.48261196

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--ASSEMBLY
PROGRAM
Q37B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

No
Yes

1241.761
562.7839

68.8
31.2

Frequency Missing = 985.45519809

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--GUIDANCE
COUNSELOR
Q37C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1198.121
66.0
Yes
616.6583
34.0
Frequency Missing = 975.22071654

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--SCIENCE CLASS
Q37D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1107.018
63.2
Yes
645.0213
36.8
Frequency Missing = 1037.9608792
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--SOCIAL
STUDIES CLASS
Q37E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1429.139
80.8
Yes
339.1349
19.2
Frequency Missing = 1021.7264458

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--DRUG
RAP SESSION
Q37F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1361.284
79.1
Yes
358.7428
20.9
Frequency Missing = 1069.9727298

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--INVITED
SCHOOL GUEST
Q37G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1000.917
56.3
Yes
778.2525
43.7
Frequency Missing = 1010.8300081

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--OTHER
SCHOOL SOURCE

Q37H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1051.058
60.1
Yes
696.3748
39.9
Frequency Missing = 1042.566637

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS SMOKING CIGARET
Q38A
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
1431.799
66.2
Mild disapprove
218.2078
10.1
Neither
149.2841
6.9
Mildly approve
38.34379
1.8
Strongly approve
38.72935
1.8
Don't know
286.6851
13.3
Frequency Missing = 626.95082825

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

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo
Spring 1998
PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS DRINKING BEER
Q38B
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
1090.112
58.9
Mild disapprove
271.3514
14.7
Neither
154.7328
8.4
Mildly approve
47.04777
2.5
Strongly approve
45.19319
2.4
Don't know
243.7745
13.2
Frequency Missing = 937.78873264

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS USING MARIJUANA
Q38C
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
1601.216
78.5
Mild disapprove
70.2664
3.4
Neither
62.11071
3.0
Mildly approve
12.86112
0.6
Strongly approve
36.96724
1.8
Don't know
256.327
12.6
Frequency Missing = 750.25111569

PURCHASED LOTTERY TICKET
IN PAST YEAR
Q39
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1256.005
57.1
Yes
942.9796
42.9
Frequency Missing = 591.0152441

NON-LOTTERY GAMBLING
IN PAST YEAR
Q40
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1358.637
61.5
Yes
851.4329
38.5
Frequency Missing = 579.9297932

MONEY SPENT ON GAMBLING
IN PAST YEAR
Q41
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
$0
1121.605
49.5
$1 - $10
521.7119
23.0
$11 - $50
346.2015
15.3
$51 - $100
143.0442
6.3
$100+
134.8905
5.9
Frequency Missing = 522.54630214
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

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