Arlington

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
25.5%
34.0%
52.1%
47.9%
Grade 7
15.6%
21.7%
35.8%
64.2%
Grade 8
21.2%
30.7%
50.2%
49.8%
Grade 9
27.1%
36.5%
54.3%
45.7%
Grade 10
26.4%
35.8%
58.2%
41.8%
Grade 11
29.7%
39.4%
58.0%
42.0%
Grade 12
38.5%
45.4%
62.3%
37.7%
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Cigarettes
All
24.8%
33.0%
50.7%
49.3%
Grade 7
15.1%
21.3%
34.4%
65.6%
Grade 8
20.7%
29.9%
49.1%
50.9%
Grade 9
25.8%
35.0%
53.2%
46.8%
Grade 10
26.2%
34.8%
56.7%
43.3%
Grade 11
28.8%
38.8%
56.5%
43.5%
Grade 12
37.1%
43.3%
59.9%
40.1%
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Smokeless tobacco
All
4.3%
7.3%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 7
2.0%
3.8%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 8
4.3%
7.5%
13.2%
86.8%
Grade 9
5.1%
7.6%
14.9%
85.1%
Grade 10
2.6%
6.5%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 11
5.4%
8.8%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 12
7.5%
11.0%
19.9%
80.1%
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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

50.3%
66.6%
52.1%
47.7%
46.4%
43.7%
39.3%

9.7%
3.6%
5.9%
9.1%
9.5%
14.0%
20.7%

Never
Used

Every
Day

51.3%
68.1%
52.6%
48.4%
47.2%
44.7%
41.2%

9.3%
3.7%
5.5%
8.6%
9.5%
13.2%
19.7%

4.7%
2.4%
4.4%
4.9%
6.1%
6.1%
4.9%

6.9%
5.5%
7.2%
7.4%
7.9%
6.0%
7.5%

8.8%
7.4%
9.8%
11.4%
6.7%
8.8%
8.4%

7.1%
5.8%
7.1%
8.5%
6.7%
6.4%
7.7%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

6.7%
5.1%
7.4%
6.9%
7.6%
6.0%
7.4%

8.7%
7.5%
10.0%
11.4%
6.0%
8.6%
8.3%

7.0%
5.7%
7.2%
8.6%
6.7%
6.5%
7.2%

12.5%
8.7%
13.4%
11.0%
16.8%
15.0%
11.4%

Cigarettes?

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

Several
Times
a Week
4.6%
2.2%
4.2%
4.7%
6.1%
6.1%
5.1%

Less Than
Once a
Year
12.3%
7.7%
13.1%
11.4%
16.8%
14.8%
11.1%

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Smokeless tobacco?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

85.6%
90.8%
85.9%
85.3%
86.9%
83.0%
80.1%

0.8%
* %
0.7%
0.9%
0.5%
1.4%
1.7%

Several
Times
a Week

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.3%
1.3%
1.7%
1.7%
0.8%
0.7%
1.3%

2.9%
1.6%
2.5%
3.8%
2.4%
3.8%
3.4%

2.6%
2.5%
3.3%
2.2%
2.9%
2.1%
2.8%

5.8%
3.1%
5.0%
5.1%
5.7%
8.0%
9.9%

0.9%
0.7%
0.9%
1.2%
0.8%
1.0%
0.9%

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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

72.6%
82.7%
75.4%
70.9%
73.3%
67.7%
61.1%

13.3%
10.5%
13.5%
15.0%
13.0%
14.2%
14.2%

9.3%
5.1%
7.8%
9.7%
8.9%
10.9%
15.8%

2.9%
0.8%
2.1%
2.8%
2.8%
3.6%
6.3%

1.6%
0.8%
0.7%
1.1%
1.9%
3.3%
2.6%

>2 Packs
Per Day
0.2%
0.2%
0.5%
0.5%
* %
0.3%
* %

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Table T-4:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Tobacco

10.5

7

Grade
11.5

8

Grade
12.1

9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.7

13.3

13.8

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Table T-5:

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

Cigarettes?

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

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

4.2%
8.6%
4.4%
4.1%
2.2%
2.4%
2.2%

8.6%
19.3%
12.0%
7.1%
4.6%
2.8%
1.7%

4.2%
9.6%
5.6%
3.0%
2.7%
1.4%
0.7%

6.9%
11.3%
10.2%
6.6%
6.3%
3.2%
0.9%

18.6%
20.8%
21.3%
23.2%
18.0%
15.9%
8.1%

57.5%
30.3%
46.5%
55.9%
66.2%
74.3%
86.4%

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

14.5%
29.2%
21.9%
13.7%
8.2%
5.3%
1.8%

6.8%
11.8%
8.5%
6.9%
5.7%
4.1%
1.4%

12.0%
14.3%
14.4%
14.2%
13.4%
7.9%
4.4%

16.1%
11.3%
16.5%
19.5%
17.9%
19.6%
11.4%

38.4%
14.6%
25.0%
33.4%
44.2%
55.2%
74.3%

Smokeless Tobacco?

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

12.2%
18.7%
13.7%
12.3%
10.6%
7.9%
6.8%

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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

28.4%
45.7%
33.4%
25.8%
25.0%
17.7%
14.9%

A Few

Some

Most

All

29.7%
30.2%
28.5%
30.2%
27.4%
31.1%
31.2%

19.3%
11.3%
18.5%
19.2%
24.1%
23.8%
21.6%

18.3%
9.3%
15.0%
21.3%
19.0%
22.9%
25.8%

4.3%
3.5%
4.6%
3.5%
4.5%
4.4%
6.5%

A Few

Some

Most

All

30.5%
29.8%
29.4%
31.8%
28.0%
32.8%
31.3%

18.3%
10.7%
17.8%
18.4%
22.4%
22.6%
20.6%

17.8%
9.2%
14.7%
19.4%
19.1%
22.3%
25.6%

4.2%
3.5%
4.0%
3.4%
4.5%
4.2%
6.5%

A Few

Some

Most

All

19.3%
14.9%
13.5%
20.5%
22.5%

9.3%
3.5%
8.9%
10.1%
9.1%

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

29.3%
46.7%
34.2%
27.0%
26.0%
18.1%
16.0%

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

68.3%
79.7%
73.1%
64.9%
66.5%

2.6%
1.5%
3.4%
4.0%
1.5%

0.5%
0.3%
1.1%
0.5%
0.5%

Grade 11
Grade 12

60.1%
60.9%

23.7%
23.0%

13.2%
13.4%

2.4%
2.4%

0.5%
0.3%

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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

66.8%
78.3%
74.0%
70.0%
62.2%
59.3%
49.0%

15.5%
6.6%
10.6%
15.9%
19.7%
20.3%
24.4%

10.0%
4.5%
7.8%
7.6%
10.5%
14.1%
19.4%

1.4%
1.2%
0.9%
1.0%
1.8%
1.3%
2.4%

Strongly
Approve
1.2%
1.1%
1.2%
1.2%
1.7%
0.8%
1.2%

Don't
Know
5.1%
8.3%
5.6%
4.3%
4.0%
4.1%
3.6%

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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

38.1%
53.1%
40.9%
37.0%
33.3%
30.6%
27.6%

35.9%
28.3%
32.4%
36.8%
37.1%
41.7%
42.8%

18.4%
11.5%
17.5%
17.6%
22.1%
21.2%
23.1%

3.8%
2.4%
3.7%
3.4%
4.8%
3.8%
5.4%

Do Not
Know
3.9%
4.9%
5.5%
5.2%
2.8%
2.7%
1.0%

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Spring 1998
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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
34.7%
48.8%
68.4%
31.6%
Grade 7
21.3%
29.9%
49.4%
50.6%
Grade 8
26.3%
40.3%
62.4%
37.6%
Grade 9
33.7%
49.6%
68.7%
31.3%
Grade 10
41.2%
56.1%
78.7%
21.3%
Grade 11
43.5%
58.3%
77.7%
22.3%
Grade 12
50.4%
68.7%
81.7%
18.3%
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Beer
All
24.7%
35.7%
52.2%
47.8%
Grade 7
13.7%
20.6%
34.0%
66.0%
Grade 8
18.9%
28.4%
47.7%
52.3%
Grade 9
22.8%
34.4%
51.1%
48.9%
Grade 10
27.4%
40.2%
58.9%
41.1%
Grade 11
33.8%
44.4%
61.6%
38.4%
Grade 12
38.9%
54.7%
68.2%
31.8%
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Wine coolers
All
23.2%
38.6%
56.7%
43.3%
Grade 7
12.4%
20.6%
36.0%
64.0%
Grade 8
18.4%
31.3%
49.6%
50.4%
Grade 9
23.4%
38.6%
57.5%
42.5%
Grade 10
29.8%
46.2%
66.9%
33.1%
Grade 11
29.2%
47.9%
67.3%
32.7%
Grade 12
30.4%
55.6%
71.0%
29.0%
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Wine
All
15.9%
30.6%
50.7%
49.3%
Grade 7
10.3%
17.9%
34.2%
65.8%
Grade 8
12.2%
25.2%
43.3%
56.7%
Grade 9
17.7%
32.6%
51.3%
48.7%
Grade 10
16.6%
33.7%
58.0%
42.0%
Grade 11
19.8%
38.1%
60.5%
39.5%
Grade 12
21.5%
41.7%
64.4%
35.6%
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Liquor
All
23.2%
35.9%
50.2%
49.8%

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

10.6%
16.8%
23.4%
27.6%
30.5%
36.5%

17.0%
26.9%
35.6%
41.6%
46.2%
57.5%

29.0%
40.1%
49.6%
58.7%
64.1%
70.0%

71.0%
59.9%
50.4%
41.3%
35.9%
30.0%

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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

34.1%
54.1%
40.6%
33.4%
25.3%
23.0%
19.8%

0.8%
1.1%
0.8%
0.6%
0.3%
1.3%
0.7%

Several
Times
a Week
5.7%
3.8%
4.8%
5.1%
5.7%
7.1%
8.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

16.2%
5.7%
12.4%
16.8%
19.6%
22.5%
25.0%

17.1%
12.9%
15.6%
18.5%
19.9%
16.6%
19.8%

15.7%
12.4%
15.4%
16.3%
16.6%
17.5%
17.1%

Less Than
Once a
Year
10.4%
9.9%
10.5%
9.2%
12.5%
12.0%
8.7%

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Beer?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

44.2%
62.5%
49.6%
45.1%
38.6%
33.4%
28.6%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

40.1%
60.8%
47.6%
39.0%
31.0%
30.2%
25.6%

0.2%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
* %
0.1%
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

46.7%
66.5%
53.9%
45.1%

0.1%
* %
0.3%
0.1%

Several
Times
a Week
4.6%
2.5%
3.3%
4.0%
4.3%
6.4%
8.3%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

13.6%
4.2%
10.4%
13.3%
15.3%
20.6%
21.5%

14.3%
10.4%
13.6%
15.0%
17.5%
13.2%
16.7%

11.9%
9.4%
12.3%
12.2%
11.7%
13.0%
13.7%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

11.5%
4.4%
9.7%
12.0%
14.3%
14.7%
16.2%

17.8%
11.9%
13.3%
19.0%
20.6%
21.2%
22.6%

16.5%
10.3%
15.5%
16.1%
18.8%
19.6%
20.5%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

7.1%
4.0%
6.3%
7.2%

12.4%
8.0%
9.9%
14.8%

19.8%
11.9%
16.8%
20.5%

Less Than
Once a
Year
10.9%
10.4%
10.4%
9.9%
12.2%
12.6%
10.6%

Wine coolers?

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

Several
Times
a Week
3.1%
2.7%
3.3%
3.6%
3.8%
2.5%
2.3%

Less Than
Once a
Year
10.8%
9.5%
10.3%
9.9%
11.5%
11.7%
13.0%

Wine?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

Several
Times
a Week
1.8%
1.5%
2.1%
1.7%

Less Than
Once a
Year
12.1%
8.0%
10.7%
10.6%

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

40.9%
35.9%
31.9%

* %
0.1%
0.2%

Never
Used

Every
Day

49.1%
71.9%
59.3%
48.5%
42.9%
35.1%
27.5%

0.4%
0.4%
0.6%
0.4%
* %
0.8%
* %

2.1%
1.4%
2.0%

7.8%
8.5%
9.6%

14.1%
13.7%
14.6%

20.1%
24.1%
28.1%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

11.6%
3.9%
10.2%
9.9%
13.6%
17.6%
17.7%

14.9%
7.6%
10.9%
15.8%
17.8%
17.1%
22.9%

12.3%
6.9%
8.9%
13.7%
12.2%
15.4%
19.3%

14.9%
16.2%
13.5%

Liquor?

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

Several
Times
a Week
3.3%
3.0%
2.5%
3.8%
4.3%
2.6%
3.7%

Less Than
Once a
Year
8.4%
6.2%
7.5%
8.0%
9.1%
11.4%
8.9%

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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

48.1%
63.4%
51.2%
48.1%
43.9%
39.3%
35.7%

51.9%
36.6%
48.8%
51.9%
56.1%
60.7%
64.3%

13.8%
5.5%
9.5%
13.3%
14.0%
21.0%
24.7%

26.3%
18.0%
25.5%
29.2%
29.0%
28.9%
29.2%

11.8%
13.1%
13.8%
9.4%
13.1%
10.8%
10.5%

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

42.0%
60.7%
48.4%
39.8%
33.5%
32.6%
29.7%

58.0%
39.3%
51.6%
60.2%
66.5%
67.4%
70.3%

12.7%
8.0%
9.6%
14.9%
15.3%
15.4%
14.4%

36.0%
21.0%
31.9%
36.0%
41.5%
43.7%
48.3%

9.3%
10.3%
10.2%
9.2%
9.6%
8.3%
7.6%

Never

Ever

5 or More

1 to 4

Less Than 1

48.8%
63.5%
54.0%
46.5%
44.4%
39.7%
39.2%

51.2%
36.5%
46.0%
53.5%
55.6%
60.3%
60.8%

30.2%
17.5%
26.9%
32.0%
33.4%
38.4%
38.0%

15.7%
14.6%
15.1%
14.7%
16.7%
17.0%
16.7%

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

5.3%
4.4%
4.0%
6.8%
5.6%
4.8%
6.2%

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

50.4%
71.9%
59.9%
48.5%
44.0%
36.6%
32.2%

49.6%
28.1%
40.1%
51.5%
56.0%
63.4%
67.8%

11.9%
5.1%
9.0%
12.1%
15.7%
15.3%
17.2%

27.9%
12.7%
20.9%
30.2%
28.9%
37.2%
44.3%

9.8%
10.3%
10.2%
9.3%
11.3%
10.8%
6.3%

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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

67.7%
79.1%
73.2%
67.6%
64.9%
60.2%
55.0%

32.3%
20.9%
26.8%
32.4%
35.1%
39.8%
45.0%

Several
Times/Week
3.0%
1.7%
2.2%
1.9%
2.9%
4.5%
6.2%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

15.4%
8.2%
10.4%
17.5%
17.5%
20.3%
21.6%

14.0%
11.0%
14.2%
13.0%
14.7%
15.0%
17.3%

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Wine Coolers

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

Never

Ever

64.5%
78.0%
70.3%
62.5%
58.7%
56.4%
55.4%

35.5%
22.0%
29.7%
37.5%
41.3%
43.6%
44.6%

Never

Ever

69.6%
78.9%
74.3%
67.1%
67.5%
64.1%
62.4%

30.4%
21.1%
25.7%
32.9%
32.5%
35.9%
37.6%

Never

Ever

66.4%
81.7%
73.5%
66.0%
60.7%
57.8%
51.6%

33.6%
18.3%
26.5%
34.0%
39.3%
42.2%
48.4%

Several
Times/Week
2.0%
1.9%
2.3%
2.5%
2.1%
2.2%
0.9%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

15.8%
9.5%
11.2%
19.1%
18.4%
19.6%
19.3%

17.7%
10.6%
16.3%
15.9%
20.8%
21.8%
24.4%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

9.4%
7.7%
7.5%
10.9%
9.0%
10.1%
11.4%

19.9%
12.5%
16.4%
21.0%
22.1%
24.7%
25.5%

Several
Times/Month

Less Than
Once/Month

15.9%
6.4%
11.7%
18.0%
18.1%
21.1%
23.3%

15.7%
9.9%
12.6%
14.2%
18.7%
18.3%
23.8%

Wine

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

Several
Times/Week
1.1%
0.8%
1.8%
1.0%
1.4%
1.1%
0.7%

Liquor

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

Several
Times/Week
2.1%
2.0%
2.2%
1.7%
2.5%
2.8%
1.4%

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Table A-5:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Alcohol
Beer
Wine Coolers
Wine
Liquor

7

10.3
10.2
10.6
10.8
11.1

Grade

8

11.1
11.1
11.7
11.7
12.1

Grade

9

11.9
12.1
12.5
12.3
12.9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.3
12.5
12.9
12.8
13.4

13.1
13.3
13.8
13.5
14.3

13.8
14.1
14.4
14.1
14.9

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Table A-6:

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

Beer?

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

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

3.9%
8.5%
3.8%
3.9%
1.4%
2.1%
2.1%

9.0%
20.7%
12.7%
6.4%
5.7%
2.6%
1.7%

4.4%
8.8%
5.0%
4.0%
3.5%
2.5%
1.0%

10.5%
12.5%
13.6%
12.1%
8.2%
7.3%
7.0%

24.0%
17.2%
24.6%
22.8%
24.5%
25.5%
32.3%

48.3%
32.2%
40.2%
50.8%
56.8%
60.1%
55.8%

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

4.6%
10.5%
5.0%
4.4%
1.5%
2.0%
2.3%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

9.4%
23.0%
13.0%
6.1%
5.4%
3.4%
1.1%

5.6%
12.0%
7.3%
5.0%
3.6%
2.3%
1.1%

10.6%
11.3%
14.0%
12.8%
9.0%
8.0%
6.6%

24.2%
18.0%
24.5%
24.4%
23.5%
24.1%
33.2%

45.6%
25.2%
36.1%
47.2%
57.0%
60.2%
55.9%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

11.1%
24.6%
15.4%
8.4%
7.4%
3.9%
1.8%

6.9%
11.1%
8.9%
6.6%
5.0%
5.5%
2.7%

13.3%
11.9%
15.7%
15.3%
13.5%
11.9%
10.6%

22.7%
18.3%
20.2%
22.2%
24.0%
24.5%
29.9%

41.1%
24.1%
34.1%
43.1%
47.8%
51.7%
52.5%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

12.7%
28.6%
18.2%
8.4%
9.1%
4.2%
2.0%

7.9%
14.4%
9.7%
7.3%
5.3%
5.3%
3.0%

11.9%
9.7%
13.6%
14.4%
11.9%
12.2%
9.1%

20.5%
12.3%
19.2%
20.0%
20.8%
23.1%
32.1%

41.6%
23.9%
33.0%
45.5%
50.4%
52.5%
50.7%

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

4.8%
10.0%
5.6%
4.4%
2.4%
2.4%
2.7%

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

5.3%
11.1%
6.3%
4.5%
2.5%
2.7%
3.0%

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Table A-7:

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

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

91.3%
92.0%
91.2%
89.0%
91.7%
91.2%
93.3%

1-3 Days
6.8%
6.8%
6.6%
8.7%
6.1%
6.8%
5.1%

4-9 Days
1.2%
0.9%
1.4%
1.1%
1.7%
1.2%
1.2%

10+ Days
0.7%
0.3%
0.8%
1.2%
0.5%
0.8%
0.4%

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

99.0%
98.9%
99.2%
98.4%
99.2%
99.2%
99.3%

1-3 Days
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.7%
0.6%
0.4%
0.5%

4-9 Days
0.1%
0.2%
* %
0.3%
* %
0.4%
* %

10+ Days
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.7%
0.2%
* %
0.2%

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Table A-8:

School year use of alcohol by absences and conduct problems:

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

5.3 days per student
3.8 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

85.5%
93.0%
90.6%
80.2%
74.0%

1-3 Times
10.2%
5.0%
7.2%
13.0%
18.3%

4-9 Times
2.0%
0.9%
1.1%
3.7%
2.7%

10+ Times
2.4%
1.1%
1.1%
3.1%
4.9%

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%
98.5%
97.6%
95.5%
95.7%
94.0%
91.6%

1-3 Times
3.5%
0.9%
2.1%
2.9%
3.8%
5.1%
7.9%

4-9 Times
0.4%
0.2%
0.1%
0.9%
0.5%
0.4%
0.2%

10+ Times
0.3%
0.4%
0.1%
0.7%
* %
0.4%
0.4%

______________________________________________________________________________________________
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

24.0%
47.3%
28.1%
21.3%
16.7%
12.0%
9.4%

A Few

Some

Most

All

22.6%
25.5%
28.1%
21.7%
18.9%
19.9%
19.6%

19.4%
12.7%
17.3%
22.3%
21.9%
22.2%
22.1%

23.0%
9.8%
18.6%
24.8%
29.2%
30.8%
29.8%

11.0%
4.7%
7.8%
10.0%
13.3%
15.1%
19.2%

A Few

Some

Most

All

22.8%
24.5%
26.2%
24.1%
19.5%
21.0%
19.3%

18.9%
10.5%
17.2%
21.1%
21.8%
24.1%
20.9%

19.1%
7.1%
15.0%
18.7%
24.4%
26.4%
29.1%

8.3%
2.9%
4.2%
7.7%
9.8%
13.0%
15.4%

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

31.0%
55.0%
37.5%
28.3%
24.5%
15.6%
15.4%

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

33.6%
60.4%
39.6%
29.8%
23.5%
20.5%
19.1%

A Few

Some

Most

All

22.7%
20.1%
24.0%
23.5%
22.6%
22.0%
24.0%

20.3%
9.7%
17.9%
21.4%
23.0%
26.1%
27.8%

16.9%
7.1%
13.4%
18.4%
21.2%
23.6%
21.2%

6.5%
2.7%
5.1%
6.9%
9.6%
7.8%
8.0%

A Few

Some

Most

All

23.9%
17.9%
19.6%
25.7%
25.1%
28.0%
29.4%

14.6%
7.9%
12.9%
16.5%
15.5%
19.8%
16.9%

9.8%
5.4%
8.9%
10.2%
12.0%
12.4%
11.4%

3.8%
1.7%
2.7%
4.4%
5.2%
4.1%
5.2%

A Few

Some

Most

All

18.8%
15.8%
20.5%
20.8%
17.6%
18.1%
20.2%

16.7%
6.8%
13.5%
17.6%
19.0%
23.2%
24.7%

17.9%
6.8%
13.0%
18.4%
24.5%
24.6%
24.8%

6.7%
3.3%
4.4%
6.3%
8.3%
9.6%
10.7%

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

48.0%
67.1%
55.9%
43.1%
42.2%
35.7%
37.2%

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

39.8%
67.3%
48.5%
37.0%
30.6%
24.4%
19.7%

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Table A-11:

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

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

91.7%
96.2%
95.2%
91.6%
90.3%
86.9%
87.0%

1-3 Times
7.2%
3.0%
4.7%
6.7%
7.9%
11.8%
11.6%

4-9 Times
0.8%
0.6%
* %
1.0%
1.7%
1.0%
0.5%

10+ Times
0.4%
0.2%
0.1%
0.7%
0.2%
0.3%
0.9%

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

94.3%
97.8%
97.7%
94.5%
92.2%
91.1%
90.7%

1-3 Times
4.7%
1.5%
2.0%
4.2%
6.7%
7.5%
7.9%

4-9 Times
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.7%
0.5%
0.7%
0.9%

10+ Times
0.4%
0.3%
* %
0.6%
0.6%
0.7%
0.5%

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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

35.2%
62.4%
47.5%
29.3%
25.2%
20.2%
15.1%

12.9%
13.9%
16.6%
15.1%
11.4%
8.5%
9.1%

Half
the Time
7.4%
3.8%
7.9%
10.3%
9.0%
7.2%
5.7%

Most Of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

Didn't
Attend

14.4%
6.4%
10.4%
17.4%
19.0%
18.9%
16.8%

19.6%
4.1%
8.0%
16.4%
23.7%
33.4%
43.8%

1.6%
1.7%
2.1%
1.9%
1.1%
1.4%
1.0%

9.0%
7.6%
7.6%
9.6%
10.6%
10.3%
8.6%

______________________________________________________________________________________________
Table A-13:

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

At home

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

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

40.3%
54.4%
45.7%
39.3%
33.0%
33.9%
29.8%

23.8%
16.5%
18.9%
25.5%
26.5%
27.6%
30.9%

24.2%
20.1%
20.4%
23.0%
27.1%
28.8%
28.6%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

36.4%
55.0%
44.2%

13.1%
17.8%
12.9%

17.2%
12.1%
17.9%

Most of
the time
8.4%
6.0%
11.5%
8.4%
9.7%
6.5%
8.2%

Always
3.3%
3.0%
3.5%
3.7%
3.7%
3.2%
2.4%

From friends

All
Grade
Grade

7
8

Most of
the time

Always

23.1%
12.1%
17.8%

10.3%
2.9%
7.3%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

35.1%
27.6%
27.0%
21.7%

13.7%
13.2%
8.9%
9.7%

17.3%
18.0%
19.9%
19.8%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

37.7%
56.3%
45.4%
36.3%
29.2%
28.0%
24.2%

36.1%
32.0%
40.0%
39.6%
38.0%
32.0%
33.0%

12.3%
7.2%
8.0%
11.5%
16.2%
17.6%
16.2%

Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

35.8%
55.4%
42.7%
32.8%
28.2%
27.8%
21.7%

13.6%
18.2%
14.8%
13.0%
12.2%
10.5%
11.1%

14.0%
10.0%
15.2%
12.9%
15.5%
14.2%
17.4%

23.9%
28.3%
29.4%
31.7%

10.0%
13.0%
14.8%
17.0%

Most of
the time

Always

8.8%
3.0%
4.8%
8.4%
11.2%
13.0%
15.3%

5.1%
1.5%
1.8%
4.2%
5.4%
9.3%
11.3%

Most of
the time

Always

19.4%
9.0%
14.4%
21.5%
22.9%
24.6%
27.6%

17.3%
7.4%
12.9%
19.7%
21.2%
23.0%
22.2%

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

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Other source
Do Not
Drink

Never

Seldom

39.5%
56.0%
45.2%
38.7%
32.3%
29.6%
28.6%

24.4%
17.7%
23.5%
24.8%
25.9%
28.6%
27.8%

18.4%
13.1%
16.7%
17.4%
20.9%
20.5%
24.1%

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

Most of
the time

Always

9.8%
7.8%
8.4%
10.7%
11.5%
11.0%
9.8%

8.1%
5.4%
6.2%
8.4%
9.4%
10.3%
9.8%

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Table A-14:

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

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

Strongly
Disapprove

Mildly
Disapprove

Neither

Mildly
Approve

67.2%
75.5%
72.5%
68.4%
64.2%
63.9%
53.3%

15.4%
8.0%
12.9%
14.8%
17.7%
17.4%
25.1%

9.0%
5.4%
7.1%
8.7%
9.4%
10.7%
14.5%

2.2%
1.5%
1.4%
2.3%
2.5%
2.4%
3.4%

Strongly
Approve
1.2%
1.5%
1.2%
0.9%
1.6%
0.9%
0.9%

Don't
Know
5.2%
8.2%
4.9%
4.9%
4.6%
4.7%
2.8%

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Table A-15:

All
Grade
Grade

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

7
8

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

44.6%
50.2%
44.6%

36.8%
29.5%
30.9%

13.4%
12.8%
17.3%

2.5%
3.1%
3.2%

Do Not
Know
2.7%
4.4%
3.9%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

44.5%
43.1%
43.7%
39.4%

37.8%
38.5%
42.0%
46.1%

11.6%
14.2%
11.3%
12.5%

3.0%
1.9%
1.6%
1.6%

3.1%
2.2%
1.3%
0.4%

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Table D-1:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana?
All
14.3%
21.6%
32.9%
67.1%
Grade 7
5.8%
8.9%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 8
11.7%
18.6%
27.1%
72.9%
Grade 9
15.3%
23.5%
36.0%
64.0%
Grade 10
17.7%
25.4%
36.5%
63.5%
Grade 11
18.6%
28.0%
43.5%
56.5%
Grade 12
20.4%
30.4%
47.5%
52.5%
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Cocaine?
All
2.4%
3.7%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.4%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
1.2%
2.3%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 9
1.9%
4.0%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 10
3.8%
5.5%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 11
2.7%
3.9%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 12
4.3%
6.4%
10.0%
90.0%
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Crack?
All
0.7%
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.1%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
0.6%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.9%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 11
0.8%
1.3%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 12
* %
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%
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Hallucinogens?
All
2.2%
3.9%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.8%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.3%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 10
2.9%
4.7%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 11
2.9%
5.5%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 12
2.6%
5.5%
14.7%
85.3%
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Uppers?
All
3.0%
4.7%
7.8%
92.2%

Grade 7
1.9%
2.7%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
2.1%
3.5%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 9
3.1%
5.6%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 10
3.8%
5.2%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 11
3.9%
6.3%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 12
3.9%
5.6%
11.2%
88.8%
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Downers?
All
2.0%
3.3%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.3%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 8
1.0%
2.1%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
2.7%
5.1%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 10
2.8%
3.8%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 11
2.9%
4.7%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
2.3%
3.2%
7.4%
92.6%
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Rohypnol?
All
1.6%
2.4%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.0%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 8
1.6%
1.9%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
1.9%
2.8%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
1.7%
2.5%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 11
1.6%
2.5%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 12
1.6%
3.1%
6.4%
93.6%
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Steroids?
All
0.8%
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.5%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
0.5%
0.6%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.9%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.2%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.4%
2.3%
97.7%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy?
All
1.8%
2.9%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
1.2%
2.0%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 8
1.2%
2.2%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 9
1.6%
3.0%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
2.5%
3.0%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.7%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 12
3.0%
4.6%
11.0%
89.0%
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Heroin?
All
0.4%
0.9%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.5%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.9%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.9%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.4%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
0.2%
1.7%
98.3%
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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

66.0%
85.1%
72.2%
61.6%
62.7%
55.6%
53.0%

3.3%
2.6%
2.0%
3.5%
4.3%
4.0%
3.8%

Several
Times
a Week
3.5%
1.9%
3.5%
2.4%
4.3%
5.0%
4.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

5.9%
1.7%
6.3%
8.6%
6.2%
5.5%
7.3%

7.0%
3.0%
6.1%
8.3%
8.8%
9.3%
7.5%

5.8%
2.8%
4.6%
5.4%
5.7%
8.9%
9.3%

Less Than
Once a
Year
8.3%
2.8%
5.2%
10.2%
7.9%
11.7%
14.2%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

94.0%
96.8%
95.4%
94.0%
92.6%
93.5%
90.2%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

97.5%
97.3%
97.7%
97.5%
96.8%
97.6%
98.0%

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

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

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.0%
0.4%
0.7%
1.5%
1.2%
0.9%
1.1%

1.4%
0.6%
1.1%
1.1%
1.2%
2.1%
3.3%

1.3%
1.1%
1.6%
0.5%
1.2%
1.2%
2.9%

1.8%
0.4%
1.0%
2.5%
2.7%
2.1%
2.5%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.4%
0.6%
0.7%
0.3%
0.4%
0.2%
* %

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

0.6%
0.6%
0.4%
0.6%
0.9%
0.6%
0.6%

0.8%
0.6%
0.7%
0.9%
1.1%
0.6%
1.2%

Crack?

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

Several
Times
a Week
0.1%
0.2%
* %
0.2%
* %
0.5%
* %

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Hallucinogens?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

92.7%
96.7%
95.4%
92.7%
91.9%
90.7%
86.5%

0.0%
* %
* %
* %
* %
0.1%
* %

Never
Used

Every
Day

91.8%
96.3%
93.8%
89.9%
91.1%
89.0%
89.1%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

94.0%
97.9%
95.5%
92.5%

0.1%
* %
* %
0.3%

Several
Times
a Week
0.2%
0.5%
0.1%
0.1%
0.3%
0.1%
0.2%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.7%
0.3%
0.7%
1.3%
1.0%
0.3%
0.5%

1.5%
0.3%
1.6%
1.4%
2.2%
1.8%
2.2%

2.1%
1.2%
1.0%
2.0%
1.7%
3.5%
3.8%

2.7%
0.9%
1.1%
2.5%
2.9%
3.5%
6.9%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.1%
0.7%
1.1%
0.9%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%

2.0%
0.6%
1.4%
3.0%
2.3%
2.6%
2.2%

1.9%
1.3%
1.7%
2.3%
1.3%
2.6%
2.8%

2.5%
0.6%
1.5%
2.8%
2.9%
3.5%
4.4%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

1.1%
0.8%
1.0%
1.4%

1.4%
0.4%
0.7%
2.0%

1.3%
0.6%
1.7%
1.6%

1.8%
0.4%
1.0%
1.7%

Uppers?

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

Several
Times
a Week
0.4%
0.6%
0.1%
0.6%
0.4%
0.5%
* %

Downers?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

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

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

92.6%
92.4%
92.0%

* %
0.3%
0.2%

Never
Used

Every
Day

96.1%
97.4%
96.9%
95.5%
96.1%
96.7%
93.8%

*
*
*
*
*
*
*

Never
Used

Every
Day

97.9%
97.6%
98.2%
97.7%
98.2%
98.4%
97.6%

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

0.4%
0.4%
* %

1.2%
0.7%
1.4%

2.3%
1.6%
1.8%

1.1%
2.2%
1.0%

2.5%
2.2%
3.7%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.6%
0.3%
0.7%
1.0%
0.5%
0.3%
0.4%

0.7%
0.3%
0.2%
1.6%
1.0%
0.3%
0.9%

1.2%
1.2%
0.7%
0.3%
1.3%
1.3%
2.9%

1.1%
0.3%
0.9%
1.6%
0.8%
1.4%
2.0%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.1%
* %
* %
* %
0.2%
0.6%
0.2%

0.3%
0.4%
* %
0.5%
* %
0.2%
0.6%

0.5%
0.6%
0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
0.2%
0.8%

0.9%
1.2%
1.1%
0.8%
0.9%
0.6%
0.6%

Rohypnol?

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

%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Several
Times
a Week
0.3%
0.3%
0.5%
0.1%
0.3%
0.1%
* %

Steroids?

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

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

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Ecstasy?

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

94.3%
97.0%
96.1%
94.4%
94.0%
94.2%
88.4%

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

Never
Used

Every
Day

98.2%
97.5%
98.0%
98.9%
98.1%
98.2%
98.3%

0.0%
0.2%
* %
* %
* %
* %
* %

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

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.5%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.7%
0.3%
0.4%

1.2%
1.0%
1.1%
1.4%
1.1%
0.9%
1.6%

1.9%
1.0%
1.5%
1.4%
2.3%
1.8%
3.9%

2.0%
0.2%
0.6%
2.0%
2.0%
2.6%
5.6%

Several
Times
a Month

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

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

0.2%
0.6%
0.3%
0.2%
* %
* %
* %

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

0.9%
1.0%
0.7%
0.5%
1.2%
1.2%
1.1%

Heroin?

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

Several
Times
a Week
0.1%
0.4%
0.1%
* %
* %
0.1%
* %

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Table D-3:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Marijuana
Cocaine
Crack
Hallucinogens

11.4
12.0
11.7
11.8

7

Grade
12.6
13.4
13.2
12.7

8

Grade
13.1
13.9
13.4
13.5

9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

13.8
14.7
13.9
14.2

14.6
15.2
14.5
14.6

15.2
16.0
15.9
15.0

Uppers
Downers
Rohypnol
Steroids
Ecstasy
Heroin

11.8
11.7
11.6
12.2
11.7
11.6

12.7
12.8
12.6
12.4
13.3
12.3

13.5
13.4
13.2
13.3
13.9
13.1

14.0
14.0
14.3
13.9
15.2
14.6

14.7
14.4
15.1
14.3
14.8
14.2

15.3
15.0
15.8
16.6
15.7
15.5

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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

71.2%
90.6%
77.1%
67.2%
67.8%
59.6%
59.2%

9 or Under
0.6%
1.1%
0.6%
1.1%
0.3%
0.2%
* %

10-11

12-13

14-15

16-17

1.9%
4.4%
1.2%
0.7%
1.6%
1.9%
1.1%

9.1%
3.0%
16.2%
14.6%
7.9%
5.6%
5.4%

12.4%
0.8%
4.9%
16.0%
18.7%
20.5%
17.3%

4.5%
* %
* %
0.4%
3.7%
11.9%
15.3%

18 or Over
0.3%
* %
* %
* %
* %
0.2%
1.7%

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

54.5%
73.6%
61.1%
50.0%
53.2%
46.4%
37.2%

9 or Under
1.1%
2.0%
2.1%
0.8%
0.4%
1.1%
* %

10-11

12-13

14-15

16-17

5.2%
10.2%
6.0%
8.1%
2.6%
1.1%
1.5%

16.6%
13.7%
23.5%
24.6%
18.7%
7.9%
6.6%

15.6%
0.5%
6.7%
16.1%
22.1%
29.8%
23.0%

6.5%
* %
0.4%
0.4%
3.0%
13.6%
29.1%

18 or Over
0.4%
* %
0.4%
* %
* %
* %
2.6%

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Table D-5:

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

Marijuana?

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

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

5.7%
9.6%
6.7%
5.4%
3.6%
3.7%
3.7%

21.5%
42.5%
29.5%
18.1%
14.3%
10.0%
6.8%

9.3%
12.5%
12.1%
9.0%
7.5%
5.6%
7.3%

12.2%
10.9%
14.1%
14.1%
11.8%
10.8%
10.7%

17.6%
9.4%
15.5%
17.0%
20.4%
24.5%
22.1%

33.7%
15.0%
22.1%
36.3%
42.4%
45.3%
49.5%

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

30.2%
50.7%
40.8%

17.5%
15.9%
15.5%

19.2%
8.2%
17.5%

11.6%
5.7%
6.5%

12.0%
6.9%
8.7%

Cocaine?

All
Grade
Grade

7
8

9.6%
12.7%
11.0%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

9.9%
6.6%
7.7%
8.1%

27.6%
21.0%
18.0%
14.7%

18.6%
17.6%
17.5%
20.5%

19.7%
23.1%
25.4%
25.1%

12.3%
15.4%
16.1%
16.2%

11.8%
16.3%
15.2%
15.4%

Never
Heard Of

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

31.4%
52.3%
41.0%
28.3%
22.6%
19.3%
16.5%

19.6%
14.8%
17.7%
20.6%
19.5%
21.5%
25.2%

19.2%
9.3%
16.6%
19.0%
25.2%
24.9%
24.3%

10.4%
4.9%
6.9%
11.9%
12.8%
14.9%
13.2%

9.4%
5.6%
7.2%
9.8%
12.5%
11.8%
11.2%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

29.9%
43.2%
39.3%
29.2%
23.2%
21.1%
16.0%

18.0%
12.9%
16.7%
17.8%
19.8%
19.6%
24.0%

15.2%
7.6%
11.6%
16.4%
17.5%
21.7%
19.6%

9.7%
3.5%
5.4%
10.6%
11.8%
13.2%
17.1%

10.0%
4.7%
7.5%
10.2%
14.9%
13.7%
11.3%

Crack?

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

10.0%
13.2%
10.6%
10.4%
7.4%
7.6%
9.6%

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

17.1%
28.1%
19.5%
15.8%
12.8%
10.7%
12.0%

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

25.1%
35.9%
28.1%
26.1%
20.4%
18.9%
16.3%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

23.6%
36.4%
30.2%
22.0%
19.6%
15.0%
12.4%

14.3%
10.5%
13.9%
13.4%
15.3%
15.5%
19.3%

14.7%
6.9%
11.6%
15.3%
17.5%
20.3%
19.4%

10.8%
5.0%
7.5%
11.4%
11.3%
15.2%
17.6%

11.5%
5.2%
8.6%
11.7%
15.9%
15.2%
15.0%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

23.8%
35.7%
31.5%
22.7%
19.5%
15.3%
12.9%

14.3%
10.6%
14.3%
12.5%
15.4%
16.6%
18.1%

14.9%
7.5%
11.8%
14.7%
18.7%
20.1%
19.8%

10.4%
3.8%
6.0%
11.7%
11.3%
15.2%
17.4%

10.8%
4.8%
7.3%
11.4%
15.2%
13.7%
14.4%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

21.0%
32.7%
27.8%
20.0%
15.3%
13.7%
10.6%

13.4%
10.5%
11.1%
13.3%
14.7%
16.1%
16.5%

11.8%
5.0%
9.4%
14.2%
13.7%
14.4%
16.3%

8.0%
3.6%
5.0%
8.0%
9.8%
9.9%
14.3%

8.6%
5.0%
7.1%
8.4%
10.6%
10.6%
11.3%

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

25.8%
37.6%
29.0%
27.1%
19.9%
19.0%
17.4%

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

37.3%
43.2%
39.5%
36.1%
35.8%
35.3%
31.1%

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

12.4%
17.2%
14.7%
11.2%
9.5%
9.5%
10.9%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

29.7%
47.6%
39.0%
28.0%
24.4%
18.1%
13.7%

17.7%
15.2%
15.5%
18.6%
19.5%
16.2%
21.9%

16.9%
9.6%
13.7%
19.6%
18.1%
23.7%
18.9%

12.3%
5.1%
8.0%
11.6%
14.9%
17.0%
20.4%

11.1%
5.3%
9.1%
10.9%
13.6%
15.5%
14.2%

Impossible

Very
Difficult

Somewhat
Difficult

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

23.2%
32.1%
30.4%
22.6%
20.0%
15.9%
12.9%

13.9%
9.6%
12.3%
15.4%
15.1%
14.4%
17.9%

12.7%
5.4%
9.7%
13.1%
14.9%
16.9%
19.4%

10.3%
3.2%
6.2%
10.6%
10.3%
17.3%
18.1%

11.0%
4.6%
8.0%
11.6%
15.6%
13.9%
14.7%

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

28.9%
45.0%
33.4%
26.6%
24.0%
21.7%
17.0%

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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

Somewhat
Easy

Very
Easy

35.5%
53.8%
45.1%
34.1%
28.5%
24.3%
19.1%

19.5%
12.3%
16.3%
21.5%
20.0%
23.8%
26.1%

15.1%
7.9%
10.7%
14.8%
19.5%
20.4%
20.7%

8.5%
4.4%
5.8%
8.2%
11.9%
11.0%
11.9%

9.2%
5.9%
8.4%
9.6%
10.3%
11.7%
10.5%

12.1%
15.8%
13.7%
11.8%
9.8%
8.7%
11.7%

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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

87.4%
92.1%
89.0%
82.8%
87.4%
85.0%
88.0%

1-3 Days
7.1%
4.0%
6.5%
10.9%
6.3%
8.6%
6.2%

4-9 Days
2.5%
2.4%
2.4%
2.8%
2.2%
3.0%
2.0%

10+ Days
3.0%
1.4%
2.1%
3.5%
4.1%
3.4%
3.8%

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

94.9%
94.4%
94.6%
94.1%
95.7%

1-3 Days
3.2%
3.2%
3.3%
4.4%
2.7%

4-9 Days
1.1%
1.6%
1.2%
0.5%
1.1%

10+ Days
0.7%
0.8%
0.8%
0.9%
0.5%

Grade 11
Grade 12

96.0%
95.2%

2.6%
2.5%

1.1%
1.2%

0.3%
1.1%

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

98.6%
98.3%
98.6%
98.3%
98.6%
99.2%
99.0%

1.0%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.2%
0.7%
1.0%

4-9 Days
0.1%
0.3%
0.1%
* %
* %
* %
* %

10+ Days
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.6%
0.2%
0.1%
* %

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Table D-7:

School year use of marijuana by absences and conduct problems:

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

5.7 days per student
4.2 days per student

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

5.1 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

87.7%
93.2%
90.7%
82.2%
81.7%

4-9 Times

7.2%
4.6%
4.9%
11.4%
9.3%

1.1%
0.7%
1.4%
1.2%
1.3%

10+ Times
4.0%
1.5%
3.0%
5.2%
7.6%

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

97.6%
97.7%
97.7%
96.5%
98.5%
97.5%
97.8%

4-9 Times

1.9%
1.8%
1.7%
2.7%
1.3%
2.2%
2.0%

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

10+ Times
0.2%
* %
0.3%
0.4%
0.2%
* %
0.2%

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Table D-9:

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

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

46.8%
72.2%
53.9%
40.4%
37.4%
32.9%
36.5%

A Few

Some

Most

All

20.6%
13.8%
19.9%
20.3%
22.9%
24.6%
24.4%

13.6%
5.2%
9.2%
16.5%
15.8%
19.7%
18.4%

13.3%
4.9%
11.4%
17.5%
16.1%
15.9%
15.7%

5.7%
3.9%
5.6%
5.4%
7.7%
6.8%
5.0%

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Table D-10:

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

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

94.1%
97.0%
95.7%
90.5%
93.5%
93.7%
94.1%

1-3 Times
5.1%
2.3%
4.2%
7.8%
5.7%
5.5%
5.1%

4-9 Times
0.6%
0.5%
0.1%
1.1%
0.6%
0.8%
0.7%

10+ Times
0.2%
0.2%
* %
0.7%
0.2%
* %
0.2%

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

94.8%
97.1%
97.3%
93.3%
93.0%
94.3%
93.0%

1-3 Times
4.1%
1.6%
2.0%
5.5%
5.7%
5.0%
5.4%

4-9 Times
0.7%
0.7%
0.4%
0.7%
0.6%
0.4%
1.4%

10+ Times
0.4%
0.5%
0.3%
0.4%
0.6%
0.3%
0.2%

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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

47.2%
72.3%
59.6%
44.0%
37.6%
30.0%
28.2%

11.9%
6.8%
10.6%
14.1%
13.3%
12.8%
14.9%

Half
the Time

Most Of
the Time

Always

Don't
Know

Didn't
Attend

10.5%
3.2%
6.8%
12.1%
12.7%
15.5%
16.0%

10.2%
4.6%
6.5%
9.8%
11.5%
14.2%
18.6%

2.1%
1.8%
2.3%
1.9%
2.5%
2.5%
1.7%

8.9%
7.2%
7.4%
9.6%
10.7%
10.5%
8.4%

9.1%
4.0%
6.7%
8.5%
11.7%
14.5%
12.2%

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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

70.0%
85.0%
74.4%
65.5%
69.9%
62.6%
61.4%

10.0%
4.0%
7.4%
11.5%
11.2%
13.2%
12.9%

Never

Seldom

75.6%
88.9%
80.4%

10.3%
5.1%
8.5%

Half the
Time
7.1%
4.5%
6.4%
7.8%
6.9%
8.8%
8.6%

Most of
the Time
8.3%
3.1%
6.1%
10.9%
7.1%
10.3%
12.5%

Always

Don't
Know

3.8%
2.6%
5.2%
2.9%
3.9%
4.1%
4.0%

0.9%
0.7%
0.5%
1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
0.6%

Always

Don't
Know

4.1%
1.4%
3.4%

1.0%
1.0%
0.7%

Blunts?

All
Grade
Grade

7
8

Half the
Time
4.9%
2.2%
3.0%

Most of
the Time
4.1%
1.4%
4.0%

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

70.7%
74.2%
70.0%
68.8%

11.6%
8.4%
14.2%
14.6%

5.8%
6.0%
5.6%
7.0%

6.3%
5.0%
4.0%
3.4%

4.2%
5.4%
5.3%
5.3%

1.4%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%

Always

Don't
Know

2.4%
1.7%
1.3%
2.8%
2.4%
2.8%
3.8%

1.0%
1.2%
0.8%
1.7%
0.6%
0.7%
0.4%

Always

Don't
Know

2.6%
1.8%
2.9%
3.5%
2.0%
2.5%
3.0%

0.8%
1.0%
0.7%
1.4%
0.6%
0.5%
0.4%

Bongs or water pipes?

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

Never

Seldom

79.3%
90.7%
84.7%
75.7%
79.7%
73.2%
70.5%

8.5%
3.9%
5.5%
9.0%
8.9%
12.3%
12.2%

Never

Seldom

77.7%
88.9%
81.8%
74.3%
77.8%
73.9%
68.6%

9.7%
6.3%
6.6%
10.2%
10.2%
10.4%
15.2%

Half the
Time
4.9%
1.5%
4.3%
6.1%
4.3%
6.1%
7.2%

Most of
the Time
4.0%
1.0%
3.3%
4.7%
4.1%
4.9%
5.9%

Pipes?

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

Half the
Time
4.7%
1.0%
3.7%
4.4%
4.0%
7.8%
8.0%

Most of
the Time
4.5%
1.0%
4.3%
6.2%
5.4%
5.0%
4.9%

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Some other way?

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

Never

Seldom

86.0%
91.0%
88.4%
82.1%
87.6%
84.9%
82.4%

8.1%
3.7%
5.9%
9.6%
7.6%
10.3%
11.7%

Half the
Time

Most of
the Time

1.1%
1.0%
1.2%
1.6%
0.6%
1.0%
1.1%

Always

Don't
Know

1.6%
2.0%
1.7%
2.1%
1.4%
1.6%
0.6%

2.2%
1.5%
1.7%
3.3%
1.8%
1.3%
3.4%

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

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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

84.5%
85.4%
86.1%
85.6%
83.2%
83.3%
82.2%

Neither

Mildly
Approve

3.8%
2.2%
3.4%
4.2%
4.6%
4.3%
4.5%

0.6%
0.8%
0.1%
0.7%
0.5%
0.9%
0.9%

5.1%
2.1%
3.8%
3.8%
8.0%
7.2%
7.7%

Strongly
Approve
1.4%
1.8%
2.1%
1.2%
1.6%
0.5%
0.9%

Don't
Know
4.5%
7.7%
4.5%
4.5%
2.2%
3.7%
3.8%

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Table D-14:

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

Marijuana?

All

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

57.9%

20.6%

12.2%

6.8%

Do Not
Know
2.5%

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

76.2%
65.9%
56.5%
49.8%
47.5%
44.5%

11.4%
16.2%
20.4%
22.6%
26.4%
31.1%

4.8%
10.0%
13.8%
15.7%
16.9%
14.3%

3.9%
5.2%
6.3%
9.8%
7.7%
8.8%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous

Not at All
Dangerous

3.7%
2.7%
3.0%
2.1%
1.5%
1.3%

Cocaine?

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

87.8%
86.8%
87.4%
86.4%
89.1%
89.8%
88.1%

6.9%
5.8%
6.4%
8.0%
6.7%
6.9%
7.8%

1.2%
1.2%
1.5%
1.4%
1.3%
0.5%
1.4%

0.7%
1.5%
0.6%
0.7%
0.5%
0.1%
0.4%

Do Not
Know
3.4%
4.7%
4.2%
3.6%
2.5%
2.7%
2.3%

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

89.3%
86.5%
88.0%
87.3%
92.4%
91.0%
92.0%

Somewhat
Dangerous
5.8%
5.8%
7.1%
7.1%
3.7%
5.3%
4.9%

Not Very
Dangerous
0.9%
1.1%
1.4%
1.1%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%

Not at All
Dangerous
0.6%
1.9%
0.3%
0.6%
0.3%
0.1%
* %

Do Not
Know
3.5%
4.7%
3.3%
4.0%
2.9%
3.1%
2.7%

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Ecstasy?

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

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

73.6%
76.1%
75.7%
72.5%
72.3%
72.8%
71.1%

9.5%
5.3%
8.1%
10.6%
10.6%
9.7%
13.9%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

72.1%
72.6%
74.1%
71.2%
69.8%
71.2%
73.6%

17.6%
14.7%
14.3%
19.2%
19.6%
20.3%
18.3%

Very
Dangerous

Somewhat
Dangerous

Not Very
Dangerous
4.3%
1.7%
2.0%
4.9%
5.1%
6.5%
7.0%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

1.5%
1.4%
1.1%
2.2%
1.8%
1.4%
1.3%

11.1%
15.6%
13.1%
9.9%
10.2%
9.6%
6.8%

Not at All
Dangerous

Do Not
Know

Steroids?

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

Not Very
Dangerous
3.9%
3.3%
3.7%
4.0%
4.4%
4.1%
4.0%

0.8%
1.6%
0.5%
1.0%
0.8%
0.4%
0.4%

5.6%
7.9%
7.4%
4.6%
5.4%
4.0%
3.7%

Heroin?

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

92.1%
89.9%
90.1%
92.0%
93.9%
94.0%
94.1%

3.4%
3.5%
4.5%
4.1%
2.2%
2.7%
3.2%

Not Very
Dangerous
0.4%
0.7%
0.7%
0.3%
0.3%
* %
0.5%

Not at All
Dangerous
0.5%
1.5%
0.6%
0.7%
* %
* %
* %

Do Not
Know
3.5%
4.5%
4.0%
3.0%
3.6%
3.3%
2.1%

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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
7.6%
12.1%
21.7%
78.3%
Grade 7
12.6%
17.6%
27.1%
72.9%
Grade 8
8.0%
13.8%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 9
8.6%
12.8%
22.4%
77.6%
Grade 10
4.3%
9.3%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 11
6.0%
9.4%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 12
3.7%
7.1%
16.7%
83.3%
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Liquid or spray paint?
All
1.4%
2.6%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 7
3.1%
5.4%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 8
1.8%
3.8%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.7%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.2%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.6%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.2%
2.7%
97.3%
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Whiteout, correction fluid?
All
2.1%
4.2%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 7
4.5%
8.3%
16.2%
83.8%
Grade 8
2.1%
6.1%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 9
3.0%
5.0%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 10
0.3%
1.5%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 11
0.9%
1.3%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.2%
4.9%
95.1%
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Gasoline?
All
0.9%
1.5%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
0.9%
1.9%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.8%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 9
1.2%
2.1%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.8%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.2%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 12
0.9%
0.9%
3.0%
97.0%
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Freon?
All
0.7%
1.4%
2.5%
97.5%

Grade 7
1.6%
1.9%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.6%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.4%
1.7%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.4%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
0.5%
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 12
0.3%
0.7%
1.6%
98.4%
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Poppers, Locker Room, etc.?
All
0.8%
1.3%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.2%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 8
0.2%
1.0%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.1%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.9%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 11
0.8%
0.8%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 12
0.3%
0.5%
1.2%
98.8%
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Glue?
All
1.2%
2.4%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 7
1.9%
4.2%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 8
1.3%
3.2%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 9
1.6%
3.2%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 10
0.5%
0.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
0.7%
1.0%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 12
0.5%
0.7%
2.5%
97.5%
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Paint, lacquer thinner, etc.? All
1.0%
2.1%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 7
2.5%
4.1%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 8
1.1%
2.9%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 9
1.0%
2.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 10
0.3%
1.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.4%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.7%
3.5%
96.5%

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Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Nitrous oxide, laughing gas? All
2.2%
4.1%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 7
2.0%
3.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
1.5%
3.5%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 9
2.9%
4.5%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 10
2.4%
4.4%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 11
2.5%
4.9%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
1.8%
4.8%
10.5%
89.5%
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Octane booster?
All
0.6%
0.8%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.6%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.1%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.6%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.5%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 11
0.5%
0.7%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 12
0.2%
0.2%
0.7%
99.3%
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Other sprays?
All
1.1%
2.0%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 7
3.0%
4.1%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 8
1.2%
2.6%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 9
1.1%
2.7%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.9%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 11
0.1%
0.3%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 12
0.3%
0.5%
1.2%
98.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Other inhalants?
All
3.2%
5.4%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 7
5.8%
8.5%
13.9%
86.1%
Grade 8
4.2%
7.7%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 9
3.4%
5.9%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 10
1.1%
2.9%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 11
2.5%
3.7%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 12
1.2%
2.1%
5.5%
94.5%
______________________________________________________________________________________________
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

88.4%
83.1%
85.0%
87.7%
92.7%
92.2%
92.1%

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

Several
Times
a Week

About
Once a
Month

About
Once a
Year

Less Than
Once a
Year

0.7%
1.3%
1.0%
1.1%
* %
0.4%
0.4%

2.7%
4.4%
4.3%
2.8%
1.2%
1.2%
1.1%

2.4%
3.5%
3.2%
2.4%
2.0%
1.2%
1.4%

4.8%
5.1%
5.3%
5.3%
3.7%
4.2%
5.0%

0.6%
2.0%
0.9%
0.1%
0.2%
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+

80.9%
75.2%
79.1%
80.4%
84.9%
83.5%
84.9%

8.0%
8.7%
5.9%
8.0%
8.4%
9.5%
7.7%

6.8%
10.3%
7.8%
6.8%
4.4%
4.4%
5.4%

4.4%
5.8%
7.2%
4.8%
2.3%
2.7%
2.0%

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Table I-4:

Average age of first use of:
Grade

Inhalants

7

Grade

10.7

8

11.5

Grade

9

12.1

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

12.6

13.0

13.9

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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

96.8%
93.1%
95.1%
97.4%
99.0%
98.6%
98.7%

2.3%
4.9%
3.9%
1.6%
1.0%
1.0%
0.7%

4-9 Days
0.5%
1.2%
0.5%
0.3%
* %
0.4%
0.5%

10+ Days
0.4%
0.8%
0.5%
0.7%
* %
* %
* %

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Table I-6:

School year use of inhalants by absences and conduct problems:

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

5.7 days per student
4.4 days per student

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

5.8 days per student
1.9 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

81.7%
77.0%
79.0%
79.4%
83.3%
88.0%
87.3%

A Few
12.6%
13.5%
13.5%
15.6%
11.8%
8.1%
10.8%

Some
4.2%
6.2%
5.2%
4.2%
3.8%
2.8%
1.7%

Most
1.3%
2.8%
1.9%
0.8%
1.1%
0.8%
0.2%

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

______________________________________________________________________________________________
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

75.4%
72.4%
73.5%
73.9%
77.8%
78.5%
78.1%

16.2%
16.7%
15.1%
17.5%
16.6%
14.8%
15.6%

Not Very
Dangerous
3.4%
4.2%
5.9%
3.7%
1.9%
2.4%
1.2%

Not at All
Dangerous
0.7%
1.1%
1.3%
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%

Do Not
Know
4.4%
5.5%
4.2%
4.3%
3.3%
3.9%
4.9%

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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

47.9%
38.0%
53.2%
34.3%
46.0%
54.8%
68.1%

52.1%
62.0%
46.8%
65.7%
54.0%
45.2%
31.9%

No

Yes

39.6%
42.9%
35.0%
47.0%
43.6%
35.2%
30.9%

60.4%
57.1%
65.0%
53.0%
56.4%
64.8%
69.1%

No

Yes

77.8%
67.0%
63.9%
76.7%
84.4%
89.5%
89.5%

22.2%
33.0%
36.1%
23.3%
15.6%
10.5%
10.5%

An assembly program

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

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

Science class

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

No

Yes

63.9%
26.6%
63.7%
70.7%
63.5%
79.1%
85.8%

36.1%
73.4%
36.3%
29.3%
36.5%
20.9%
14.2%

No

Yes

90.3%
88.0%
88.6%
92.5%
90.3%
90.4%
92.3%

9.7%
12.0%
11.4%
7.5%
9.7%
9.6%
7.7%

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

85.4%
81.1%
83.3%
87.4%
86.3%
86.6%
88.2%

14.6%
18.9%
16.7%
12.6%
13.7%
13.4%
11.8%

No

Yes

48.4%
44.9%
44.9%
52.0%
51.9%
47.3%
48.8%

51.6%
55.1%
55.1%
48.0%
48.1%
52.7%
51.2%

No

Yes

64.7%
61.8%
59.3%
64.1%
66.4%
68.0%
70.3%

35.3%
38.2%
40.7%
35.9%
33.6%
32.0%
29.7%

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

27.7%
31.9%
32.4%
26.8%
23.1%
25.4%
24.3%

72.3%
68.1%
67.6%
73.2%
76.9%
74.6%
75.7%

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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

70.5%
59.5%
62.8%
69.6%
77.4%
77.1%
83.3%

29.5%
40.5%
37.2%
30.4%
22.6%
22.9%
16.7%

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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

73.3%
67.6%
69.8%
71.8%
77.0%
77.8%
79.1%

26.7%
32.4%
30.2%
28.2%
23.0%
22.2%
20.9%

No

Yes

57.5%
53.3%
52.8%
58.8%
59.6%
59.0%
64.2%

42.5%
46.7%
47.2%
41.2%
40.4%
41.0%
35.8%

No

Yes

41.3%
34.7%
40.1%
45.1%
44.2%
43.5%
41.3%

58.7%
65.3%
59.9%
54.9%
55.8%
56.5%
58.7%

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

58.5%
52.7%
55.0%
60.8%
62.9%
58.7%
62.7%

41.5%
47.3%
45.0%
39.2%
37.1%
41.3%
37.3%

No

Yes

21.4%
31.1%
25.0%
19.4%
18.3%
15.1%
16.1%

78.6%
68.9%
75.0%
80.6%
81.7%
84.9%
83.9%

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

39.0%
36.7%
42.3%
38.0%
38.2%
38.9%
40.2%

61.0%
63.3%
57.7%
62.0%
61.8%
61.1%
59.8%

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Table X-3:

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

94.7%
93.5%
93.0%
93.2%
95.8%
96.9%
97.1%

5.3%
6.5%
7.0%
6.8%
4.2%
3.1%
2.9%

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

4.3%
7.5%
4.9%
3.9%
4.3%
2.8%
1.2%

25.7%
24.3%
27.3%
27.3%
27.7%
24.8%
21.4%

27.2%
23.0%
24.4%
26.6%
28.9%
29.6%
33.5%

35.3%
32.3%
35.0%
35.5%
33.5%
38.1%
38.9%

7.5%
13.0%
8.4%
6.7%
5.6%
4.6%
5.1%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

64.0%
70.3%
63.2%
62.0%

22.3%
18.6%
20.6%
23.4%

9.6%
7.6%
10.5%
10.7%

Sometimes carry weapons?

All
Grade
Grade
Grade

7
8
9

3.2%
2.5%
4.7%
2.9%

0.9%
1.1%
0.9%
1.0%

Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

61.1%
61.7%
64.8%

25.3%
25.9%
20.8%

10.4%
8.4%
10.1%

2.7%
2.7%
3.4%

0.5%
1.3%
0.9%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

2.4%
4.4%
2.2%
2.8%
2.0%
1.4%
0.3%

13.2%
16.1%
16.1%
13.4%
12.0%
9.9%
9.5%

20.4%
20.6%
20.8%
22.3%
20.6%
18.5%
18.9%

45.0%
34.8%
40.4%
44.8%
47.6%
52.0%
56.1%

19.0%
24.1%
20.5%
16.8%
17.8%
18.2%
15.2%

None

A Few

Some

Most

All

73.4%
74.8%
69.0%
69.8%
72.0%
77.7%
80.1%

15.8%
15.0%
17.1%
17.9%
17.7%
12.5%
12.8%

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

6.2%
5.9%
8.0%
7.4%
5.7%
5.2%
4.4%

3.4%
3.3%
4.3%
3.5%
3.3%
3.5%
2.4%

1.2%
0.9%
1.6%
1.5%
1.3%
1.0%
0.3%

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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

57.7%
59.8%
59.5%
54.2%
54.3%
56.0%
63.8%

26.9%
23.7%
24.6%
28.7%
30.5%
30.8%
23.4%

Some
8.4%
7.4%
8.4%
9.3%
8.7%
8.2%
8.0%

Most
4.3%
5.1%
4.4%
5.1%
4.0%
3.3%
2.9%

All
2.7%
4.0%
3.0%
2.6%
2.5%
1.7%
1.9%

Arlington
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
25.5%
34.0%
52.1%
47.9%
Grade 7
15.6%
21.7%
35.8%
64.2%
Grade 8
21.2%
30.7%
50.2%
49.8%
Grade 9
27.1%
36.5%
54.3%
45.7%
Grade 10
26.4%
35.8%
58.2%
41.8%
Grade 11
29.7%
39.4%
58.0%
42.0%
Grade 12
38.5%
45.4%
62.3%
37.7%
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Alcohol
All
34.7%
48.8%
68.4%
31.6%
Grade 7
21.3%
29.9%
49.4%
50.6%
Grade 8
26.3%
40.3%
62.4%
37.6%
Grade 9
33.7%
49.6%
68.7%
31.3%
Grade 10
41.2%
56.1%
78.7%
21.3%
Grade 11
43.5%
58.3%
77.7%
22.3%
Grade 12
50.4%
68.7%
81.7%
18.3%
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Inhalants
All
7.6%
12.1%
21.7%
78.3%
Grade 7
12.6%
17.6%
27.1%
72.9%
Grade 8
8.0%
13.8%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 9
8.6%
12.8%
22.4%
77.6%
Grade 10
4.3%
9.3%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 11
6.0%
9.4%
19.3%
80.7%
Grade 12
3.7%
7.1%
16.7%
83.3%
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Any Illicit Drug
All
15.8%
23.2%
34.0%
66.0%
Grade 7
7.7%
10.7%
15.4%
84.6%
Grade 8
12.9%
20.1%
28.6%
71.4%
Grade 9
16.4%
24.9%
37.5%
62.5%
Grade 10
19.2%
26.7%
37.6%
62.4%
Grade 11
19.9%
29.7%
44.8%
55.2%
Grade 12
22.2%
32.5%
48.3%
51.7%
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Marijuana
All
14.3%
21.6%
32.9%
67.1%
Grade 7
5.8%
8.9%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 8
11.7%
18.6%
27.1%
72.9%
Grade 9
15.3%
23.5%
36.0%
64.0%

Grade 10
17.7%
25.4%
36.5%
63.5%
Grade 11
18.6%
28.0%
43.5%
56.5%
Grade 12
20.4%
30.4%
47.5%
52.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
6.5%
11.1%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 7
2.6%
4.2%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 8
5.8%
10.3%
16.9%
83.1%
Grade 9
7.1%
12.0%
21.6%
78.4%
Grade 10
8.4%
13.4%
21.4%
78.6%
Grade 11
7.7%
14.4%
26.4%
73.6%
Grade 12
8.9%
15.4%
26.1%
73.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
2.6%
4.1%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 7
1.4%
1.7%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 8
1.4%
2.8%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 9
2.5%
4.4%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 10
4.1%
5.8%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 11
2.8%
4.3%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
4.3%
6.5%
10.1%
89.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.4%
3.7%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.4%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
1.2%
2.3%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 9
1.9%
4.0%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 10
3.8%
5.5%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 11
2.7%
3.9%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 12
4.3%
6.4%
10.0%
90.0%

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Table B1 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
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Crack
All
0.7%
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.1%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
0.6%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.9%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 11
0.8%
1.3%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 12
* %
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%
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Hallucinogens
All
2.2%
3.9%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.8%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.3%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 10
2.9%
4.7%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 11
2.9%
5.5%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 12
2.6%
5.5%
14.7%
85.3%
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Uppers
All
3.0%
4.7%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 7
1.9%
2.7%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
2.1%
3.5%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 9
3.1%
5.6%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 10
3.8%
5.2%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 11
3.9%
6.3%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 12
3.9%
5.6%
11.2%
88.8%
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Downers
All
2.0%
3.3%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.3%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 8
1.0%
2.1%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
2.7%
5.1%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 10
2.8%
3.8%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 11
2.9%
4.7%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
2.3%
3.2%
7.4%
92.6%
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Rohypnol
All
1.6%
2.4%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.0%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 8
1.6%
1.9%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
1.9%
2.8%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
1.7%
2.5%
3.9%
96.1%

Grade 11
1.6%
2.5%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 12
1.6%
3.1%
6.4%
93.6%
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Steroids
All
0.8%
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.5%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
0.5%
0.6%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.9%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
0.6%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.2%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.4%
2.3%
97.7%
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Ecstasy
All
1.8%
2.9%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 7
1.2%
2.0%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 8
1.2%
2.2%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 9
1.6%
3.0%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
2.5%
3.0%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 11
1.4%
2.7%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 12
3.0%
4.6%
11.0%
89.0%
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Heroin
All
0.4%
0.9%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.5%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.9%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.9%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.4%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
0.2%
1.7%
98.3%

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Spring 1998
Table B2:

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

Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Tobacco
All
27.1%
36.1%
55.3%
44.7%
Grade 7
15.4%
21.7%
40.9%
59.1%
Grade 8
22.1%
32.4%
51.9%
48.1%
Grade 9
29.6%
39.3%
56.3%
43.7%
Grade 10
28.3%
40.7%
64.6%
35.4%
Grade 11
33.6%
41.3%
60.3%
39.7%
Grade 12
41.8%
49.6%
66.0%
34.0%
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Alcohol
All
36.3%
49.7%
69.1%
30.9%
Grade 7
23.1%
30.9%
55.0%
45.0%
Grade 8
26.1%
40.1%
62.0%
38.0%
Grade 9
34.9%
51.3%
69.8%
30.2%
Grade 10
46.3%
59.1%
79.9%
20.1%
Grade 11
48.1%
61.4%
77.5%
22.5%
Grade 12
52.2%
69.0%
80.6%
19.4%
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Inhalants
All
7.9%
13.1%
23.6%
76.4%
Grade 7
10.4%
16.5%
27.5%
72.5%
Grade 8
5.0%
10.9%
21.0%
79.0%
Grade 9
11.3%
14.9%
25.8%
74.2%
Grade 10
6.7%
12.7%
20.7%
79.3%
Grade 11
7.9%
12.4%
22.6%
77.4%
Grade 12
4.1%
9.4%
22.5%
77.5%
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Any Illicit Drug
All
17.8%
25.1%
36.8%
63.2%
Grade 7
7.1%
10.9%
16.6%
83.4%
Grade 8
13.4%
18.7%
29.0%
71.0%
Grade 9
18.8%
27.6%
41.4%
58.6%
Grade 10
22.4%
31.4%
44.8%
55.2%
Grade 11
25.0%
34.7%
49.7%
50.3%
Grade 12
27.6%
36.9%
51.5%
48.5%
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Marijuana
All
16.5%
23.8%
36.0%
64.0%
Grade 7
5.4%
9.4%
15.4%
84.6%
Grade 8
12.8%
17.9%
28.4%
71.6%
Grade 9
18.1%
26.3%
40.4%
59.6%

Grade 10
20.3%
30.5%
44.1%
55.9%
Grade 11
23.3%
33.2%
49.2%
50.8%
Grade 12
25.8%
34.5%
50.9%
49.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
8.0%
13.2%
22.1%
77.9%
Grade 7
3.4%
5.7%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 8
7.5%
11.2%
19.5%
80.5%
Grade 9
8.2%
13.8%
24.6%
75.4%
Grade 10
9.6%
16.9%
27.6%
72.4%
Grade 11
10.4%
18.2%
30.5%
69.5%
Grade 12
11.9%
18.2%
28.6%
71.4%
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Cocaine or Crack
All
2.9%
4.6%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 7
0.6%
0.9%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
0.9%
2.0%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 9
2.7%
5.6%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 10
4.9%
7.3%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 11
4.1%
5.4%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 12
6.4%
9.0%
13.2%
86.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.7%
4.3%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 7
0.6%
1.0%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.8%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
2.2%
5.2%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
4.2%
6.7%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 11
4.1%
5.2%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 12
6.4%
8.7%
12.9%
87.1%

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Table B2 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
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Crack
All
0.6%
1.0%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
* %
0.3%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 8
0.2%
0.2%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.1%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 10
1.4%
2.1%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 11
1.4%
1.7%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 12
* %
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.6%
4.2%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.3%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 8
1.6%
2.2%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
3.0%
5.0%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 10
4.2%
5.2%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 11
4.1%
6.5%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 12
3.1%
6.9%
16.5%
83.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
2.9%
4.3%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 7
1.4%
2.4%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 8
1.4%
2.8%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.5%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
6.1%
6.5%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 11
3.9%
5.9%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 12
3.9%
5.1%
9.8%
90.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.2%
3.3%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 7
0.3%
1.0%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.6%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 9
2.9%
4.6%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 10
4.6%
5.3%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
3.1%
4.5%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
3.1%
3.9%
7.8%
92.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
1.4%
2.5%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.6%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
0.9%
0.9%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
1.4%
2.7%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 10
2.5%
3.9%
5.0%
95.0%

Grade 11
1.4%
2.5%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 12
1.9%
4.2%
7.7%
92.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
1.1%
1.5%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.7%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 8
0.2%
0.5%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.9%
0.9%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 10
1.1%
1.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
2.3%
2.3%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 12
2.0%
3.1%
4.3%
95.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.6%
3.2%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 7
1.0%
2.0%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 8
0.2%
1.4%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 9
1.2%
3.5%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
3.2%
3.9%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 11
1.7%
3.7%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 12
3.5%
5.9%
11.8%
88.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.4%
0.6%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
* %
0.3%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.9%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 11
0.6%
0.6%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
* %
2.3%
97.7%

Arlington
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
24.0%
32.1%
49.3%
50.7%
Grade 7
15.7%
21.7%
30.7%
69.3%
Grade 8
20.4%
28.9%
48.9%
51.1%
Grade 9
24.6%
33.9%
52.4%
47.6%
Grade 10
25.0%
31.9%
53.2%
46.8%
Grade 11
26.2%
37.8%
55.9%
44.1%
Grade 12
35.3%
41.6%
59.1%
40.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
33.1%
48.0%
67.6%
32.4%
Grade 7
19.3%
28.7%
43.5%
56.5%
Grade 8
26.6%
40.6%
62.9%
37.1%
Grade 9
32.6%
47.9%
67.6%
32.4%
Grade 10
37.2%
53.7%
77.7%
22.3%
Grade 11
39.4%
55.6%
78.0%
22.0%
Grade 12
48.4%
68.1%
82.5%
17.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
7.3%
11.2%
19.7%
80.3%
Grade 7
14.7%
18.6%
26.3%
73.7%
Grade 8
11.4%
17.1%
28.7%
71.3%
Grade 9
6.1%
11.1%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 10
2.4%
6.6%
13.8%
86.2%
Grade 11
4.3%
6.7%
16.3%
83.7%
Grade 12
3.1%
5.0%
10.9%
89.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
13.7%
21.3%
31.4%
68.6%
Grade 7
8.4%
10.5%
14.4%
85.6%
Grade 8
12.0%
21.4%
27.9%
72.1%
Grade 9
13.7%
22.0%
33.4%
66.6%
Grade 10
16.7%
23.0%
32.0%
68.0%
Grade 11
15.4%
25.2%
40.4%
59.6%
Grade 12
17.7%
28.6%
45.3%
54.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
12.1%
19.5%
29.7%
70.3%
Grade 7
6.1%
8.6%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 8
10.0%
19.0%
25.5%
74.5%
Grade 9
12.2%
20.6%
31.6%
68.4%

Grade 10
15.6%
21.4%
30.7%
69.3%
Grade 11
14.3%
23.3%
38.3%
61.7%
Grade 12
15.7%
27.0%
44.3%
55.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
4.9%
9.1%
16.2%
83.8%
Grade 7
1.8%
2.7%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 8
3.7%
9.1%
13.8%
86.2%
Grade 9
5.4%
9.7%
18.2%
81.8%
Grade 10
7.4%
10.6%
16.7%
83.3%
Grade 11
5.3%
11.0%
22.7%
77.3%
Grade 12
6.2%
13.0%
23.8%
76.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
2.4%
3.6%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 7
2.2%
2.5%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 8
2.0%
3.8%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.4%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 10
3.5%
4.6%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 11
1.7%
3.2%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 12
2.5%
4.1%
7.2%
92.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.1%
3.2%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 7
1.6%
1.9%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
1.8%
2.8%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 9
1.7%
2.9%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 10
3.6%
4.6%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 11
1.5%
2.7%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 12
2.5%
4.1%
7.3%
92.7%

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Spring 1998
Table B3 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.8%
1.4%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 7
1.9%
1.9%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 8
1.0%
2.1%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.0%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 10
0.3%
1.6%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 11
0.3%
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 12
* %
0.6%
1.6%
98.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.8%
3.6%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.2%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 8
1.8%
2.9%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
1.7%
3.7%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 10
1.9%
4.3%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 11
1.7%
4.5%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 12
2.2%
4.1%
13.0%
87.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.1%
5.0%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 7
2.3%
3.0%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 8
2.9%
4.3%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 9
3.8%
6.5%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 10
1.9%
4.2%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 11
3.8%
6.6%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 12
3.9%
5.8%
12.3%
87.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
1.8%
3.2%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.6%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 8
1.6%
2.4%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
2.5%
5.6%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 10
1.4%
2.5%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 11
2.8%
4.8%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 12
1.6%
2.3%
6.8%
93.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
1.8%
2.4%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.3%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 8
2.1%
2.9%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 9
2.5%
3.0%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 10
1.1%
1.4%
3.0%
97.0%

Grade 11
1.7%
2.5%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 12
1.3%
2.3%
5.5%
94.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.5%
0.8%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.3%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 8
0.8%
0.8%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
0.8%
1.0%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.8%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.3%
0.5%
99.5%
Grade 12
* %
* %
0.3%
99.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.9%
2.5%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.0%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 8
2.1%
2.9%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 9
2.0%
2.6%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 10
2.0%
2.2%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
1.0%
1.8%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 12
2.6%
3.6%
10.5%
89.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.4%
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 7
1.3%
2.6%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.6%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
0.2%
1.0%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 10
* %
0.8%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 11
* %
0.3%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
* %
0.3%
1.3%
98.7%

Arlington
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
30.8%
40.6%
56.3%
43.7%
Grade 7
14.8%
21.3%
33.6%
66.4%
Grade 8
25.6%
35.1%
52.9%
47.1%
Grade 9
33.8%
45.9%
58.8%
41.2%
Grade 10
33.3%
45.3%
66.4%
33.6%
Grade 11
37.9%
50.2%
66.5%
33.5%
Grade 12
46.3%
53.5%
68.4%
31.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
37.3%
51.4%
68.8%
31.2%
Grade 7
20.6%
27.6%
44.7%
55.3%
Grade 8
26.9%
41.8%
64.6%
35.4%
Grade 9
37.5%
53.6%
69.7%
30.3%
Grade 10
43.2%
59.2%
78.6%
21.4%
Grade 11
48.9%
63.9%
81.1%
18.9%
Grade 12
56.5%
73.6%
84.3%
15.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
7.9%
13.2%
23.2%
76.8%
Grade 7
9.6%
14.0%
22.2%
77.8%
Grade 8
8.2%
14.1%
25.8%
74.2%
Grade 9
10.5%
16.8%
25.9%
74.1%
Grade 10
5.7%
11.7%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 11
7.9%
12.7%
24.9%
75.1%
Grade 12
3.4%
7.7%
18.8%
81.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
16.6%
24.3%
34.6%
65.4%
Grade 7
5.7%
8.5%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 8
12.0%
19.3%
27.3%
72.7%
Grade 9
19.7%
27.6%
38.9%
61.1%
Grade 10
19.5%
27.3%
37.3%
62.7%
Grade 11
22.6%
33.3%
48.6%
51.4%
Grade 12
24.7%
36.7%
51.9%
48.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
14.9%
22.8%
33.2%
66.8%
Grade 7
4.1%
7.4%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 8
10.4%
17.3%
25.4%
74.6%
Grade 9
18.0%
26.2%
37.2%
62.8%

Grade 10
18.0%
26.2%
36.5%
63.5%
Grade 11
21.0%
31.6%
47.0%
53.0%
Grade 12
22.8%
34.9%
50.7%
49.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.7%
10.4%
17.3%
82.7%
Grade 7
2.2%
3.7%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 8
4.5%
9.3%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 9
7.2%
12.2%
20.2%
79.8%
Grade 10
6.2%
11.1%
17.8%
82.2%
Grade 11
6.6%
13.4%
24.5%
75.5%
Grade 12
8.5%
15.4%
24.4%
75.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
2.7%
4.4%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.0%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
1.3%
2.7%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 9
3.0%
5.0%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 10
4.4%
6.7%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 11
2.4%
4.6%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 12
5.4%
7.8%
11.1%
88.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.5%
4.1%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.8%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.9%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 9
2.6%
4.8%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
3.9%
6.2%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 11
2.5%
4.5%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 12
5.5%
7.7%
11.0%
89.0%

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Spring 1998
Table B4 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.5%
1.3%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 7
0.6%
0.8%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.4%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.1%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 10
1.1%
2.8%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 11
* %
0.7%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
* %
1.1%
2.5%
97.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.9%
5.0%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.9%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.9%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 9
3.5%
6.4%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 10
4.4%
6.4%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 11
4.2%
7.3%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 12
3.3%
6.5%
18.8%
81.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.8%
5.9%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 7
1.1%
2.0%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 8
2.4%
4.2%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 9
4.6%
8.0%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 10
5.7%
7.4%
12.0%
88.0%
Grade 11
4.9%
7.9%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 12
4.7%
7.0%
14.2%
85.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.6%
4.2%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 7
0.3%
0.8%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
1.0%
2.1%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 9
3.7%
6.4%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 10
4.6%
6.0%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 11
4.3%
6.8%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 12
2.7%
3.8%
9.1%
90.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.0%
2.8%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.4%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
2.4%
3.3%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 10
3.1%
4.2%
5.3%
94.7%

Grade 11
2.0%
2.9%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 12
2.5%
4.7%
9.3%
90.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.9%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.1%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.0%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 9
0.7%
0.7%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 10
0.8%
2.0%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
1.1%
1.4%
1.9%
98.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.8%
3.3%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 7
0.6%
1.4%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 8
0.8%
2.2%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 9
2.1%
4.2%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 10
3.4%
4.3%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 11
1.2%
3.0%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 12
3.3%
5.5%
13.6%
86.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.3%
0.9%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
0.3%
1.1%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 8
1.2%
1.6%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.9%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 10
* %
1.1%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.4%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 12
* %
0.3%
2.5%
97.5%

Arlington
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
11.4%
16.9%
40.6%
59.4%
Grade 7
13.6%
17.3%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 8
9.8%
13.8%
35.8%
64.2%
Grade 9
11.4%
16.7%
43.2%
56.8%
Grade 10
8.7%
15.7%
45.7%
54.3%
Grade 11
14.9%
20.9%
41.8%
58.2%
Grade 12
11.3%
18.3%
42.3%
57.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
25.6%
40.4%
68.0%
32.0%
Grade 7
19.0%
30.4%
57.0%
43.0%
Grade 8
18.2%
28.9%
48.8%
51.2%
Grade 9
21.2%
34.8%
68.9%
31.1%
Grade 10
31.7%
45.2%
83.3%
16.7%
Grade 11
31.9%
51.1%
76.3%
23.7%
Grade 12
35.7%
60.0%
71.4%
28.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
3.1%
6.1%
11.2%
88.8%
Grade 7
8.8%
15.0%
23.8%
76.2%
Grade 8
3.3%
5.7%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 9
3.0%
5.3%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 10
0.8%
4.7%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 11
2.2%
3.6%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 12
* %
1.4%
2.8%
97.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
13.6%
19.8%
33.9%
66.1%
Grade 7
3.8%
5.0%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 8
12.3%
17.2%
30.3%
69.7%
Grade 9
11.3%
15.8%
36.1%
63.9%
Grade 10
18.0%
27.3%
39.8%
60.2%
Grade 11
21.3%
29.4%
45.6%
54.4%
Grade 12
15.5%
25.4%
40.8%
59.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
13.0%
19.4%
33.3%
66.7%
Grade 7
2.6%
2.6%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 8
11.7%
17.5%
30.8%
69.2%
Grade 9
11.5%
16.0%
35.1%
64.9%

Grade 10
16.4%
26.6%
39.1%
60.9%
Grade 11
20.6%
28.7%
44.9%
55.1%
Grade 12
15.5%
25.4%
40.8%
59.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
10.9%
16.5%
29.4%
70.6%
Grade 7
2.5%
2.5%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 8
9.8%
14.6%
27.6%
72.4%
Grade 9
8.3%
12.8%
31.6%
68.4%
Grade 10
14.7%
22.5%
34.9%
65.1%
Grade 11
15.9%
23.9%
38.4%
61.6%
Grade 12
15.5%
25.4%
39.4%
60.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
0.5%
0.6%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 7
* %
* %
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.8%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.6%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 11
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
0.5%
0.6%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.8%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.6%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 11
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Arlington
Spring 1998
Table B5 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.3%
0.3%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 7
* %
* %
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 9
* %
* %
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 10
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 11
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
0.1%
0.1%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 7
* %
* %
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 8
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 9
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 10
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 11
0.8%
0.8%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
0.7%
1.0%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 7
* %
1.4%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
0.9%
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 9
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 10
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 11
* %
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
0.4%
0.8%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 7
* %
1.4%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 8
* %
0.9%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 9
1.7%
1.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 7
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 8
1.7%
1.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Grade 11
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.5%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
* %
* %
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
* %
* %
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 9
* %
0.8%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 10
* %
* %
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 11
3.1%
3.1%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 12
* %
* %
3.1%
96.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.0%
1.2%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 7
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
* %
0.9%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 10
* %
* %
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 11
3.8%
3.8%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 12
* %
* %
1.5%
98.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.3%
0.5%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 7
* %
* %
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 8
* %
* %
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 9
* %
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 10
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 11
0.8%
0.8%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Arlington
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
24.7%
35.3%
59.9%
40.1%
Grade 7
23.2%
33.7%
55.8%
44.2%
Grade 8
21.2%
35.6%
64.4%
35.6%
Grade 9
23.0%
33.3%
58.6%
41.4%
Grade 10
28.6%
36.5%
60.3%
39.7%
Grade 11
30.8%
38.5%
57.7%
42.3%
Grade 12
26.7%
37.8%
66.7%
33.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
38.2%
56.4%
75.5%
24.5%
Grade 7
28.0%
45.2%
65.6%
34.4%
Grade 8
36.5%
54.8%
74.0%
26.0%
Grade 9
33.3%
54.0%
72.4%
27.6%
Grade 10
46.9%
70.3%
85.9%
14.1%
Grade 11
51.3%
59.0%
80.8%
19.2%
Grade 12
48.9%
71.1%
88.9%
11.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
12.9%
17.9%
30.9%
69.1%
Grade 7
27.6%
33.7%
45.9%
54.1%
Grade 8
15.1%
25.5%
43.4%
56.6%
Grade 9
8.0%
9.1%
26.1%
73.9%
Grade 10
1.6%
9.4%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 11
6.5%
7.8%
13.0%
87.0%
Grade 12
2.3%
2.3%
15.9%
84.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
19.8%
28.9%
42.5%
57.5%
Grade 7
17.0%
24.5%
30.9%
69.1%
Grade 8
23.8%
33.3%
41.9%
58.1%
Grade 9
13.8%
28.7%
42.5%
57.5%
Grade 10
25.0%
32.8%
48.4%
51.6%
Grade 11
19.2%
28.2%
48.7%
51.3%
Grade 12
24.4%
26.7%
57.8%
42.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
18.6%
26.7%
42.0%
58.0%
Grade 7
14.0%
21.5%
31.2%
68.8%
Grade 8
24.0%
32.7%
41.3%
58.7%
Grade 9
13.8%
25.3%
40.2%
59.8%

Grade 10
23.8%
31.7%
49.2%
50.8%
Grade 11
16.7%
24.4%
47.4%
52.6%
Grade 12
25.0%
27.3%
59.1%
40.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
7.7%
12.3%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 7
5.1%
9.2%
14.3%
85.7%
Grade 8
9.3%
13.0%
19.4%
80.6%
Grade 9
5.6%
11.2%
22.5%
77.5%
Grade 10
10.8%
15.4%
24.6%
75.4%
Grade 11
6.4%
14.1%
34.6%
65.4%
Grade 12
13.0%
15.2%
39.1%
60.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
5.6%
8.4%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 7
6.5%
7.6%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 8
4.0%
8.1%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 9
3.5%
9.4%
12.9%
87.1%
Grade 10
9.8%
9.8%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 11
9.2%
10.5%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 12
* %
4.4%
15.6%
84.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
5.0%
7.7%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 7
5.6%
6.7%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 8
4.0%
8.1%
12.1%
87.9%
Grade 9
2.4%
8.3%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 10
9.8%
9.8%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 11
7.9%
7.9%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 12
* %
4.4%
15.6%
84.4%

Arlington
Spring 1998
Table B6 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
2.3%
2.4%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 7
4.4%
4.4%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 8
1.1%
1.1%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.2%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
5.4%
6.8%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.8%
4.7%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 7
2.2%
3.3%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 8
4.0%
5.0%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 9
1.2%
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 10
3.2%
9.7%
17.7%
82.3%
Grade 11
1.3%
3.9%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 12
7.0%
7.0%
9.3%
90.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.8%
5.6%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 7
4.7%
5.8%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 8
4.2%
4.2%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 9
1.2%
3.5%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 10
3.3%
8.3%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 11
5.6%
7.0%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 12
4.5%
6.8%
9.1%
90.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.0%
3.5%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
2.3%
3.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 8
3.1%
4.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 9
1.2%
4.9%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 10
1.6%
3.3%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 11
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 12
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.3%
4.3%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 7
3.4%
5.6%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 8
5.2%
8.3%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.7%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 10
* %
1.7%
8.3%
91.7%

Grade 11
* %
1.3%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
2.4%
97.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.5%
1.3%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
1.1%
3.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 8
* %
* %
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 12
* %
2.3%
2.3%
97.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.5%
3.3%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 7
4.5%
4.5%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 8
4.3%
4.3%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 9
* %
1.3%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 10
3.4%
3.4%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 11
* %
2.7%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 12
* %
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.1%
1.8%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 7
3.4%
4.5%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 8
* %
1.1%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 9
1.2%
2.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 10
* %
* %
* %
100.0%
Grade 11
* %
* %
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 12
* %
* %
* %
100.0%

Arlington
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
22.6%
30.5%
48.1%
51.9%
Grade 7
11.2%
16.2%
27.5%
72.5%
Grade 8
18.7%
27.4%
46.5%
53.5%
Grade 9
22.5%
31.8%
49.1%
50.9%
Grade 10
22.6%
31.4%
54.0%
46.0%
Grade 11
27.6%
37.4%
56.2%
43.8%
Grade 12
36.3%
42.7%
60.4%
39.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
32.1%
46.4%
65.4%
34.6%
Grade 7
16.1%
24.3%
41.8%
58.2%
Grade 8
22.9%
37.7%
58.4%
41.6%
Grade 9
30.7%
46.3%
65.1%
34.9%
Grade 10
37.3%
52.5%
76.3%
23.7%
Grade 11
42.3%
56.8%
76.3%
23.7%
Grade 12
48.7%
67.3%
80.9%
19.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
5.9%
10.1%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 7
9.8%
14.3%
22.2%
77.8%
Grade 8
7.1%
12.1%
21.7%
78.3%
Grade 9
6.5%
11.1%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 10
2.7%
6.6%
13.4%
86.6%
Grade 11
5.2%
8.7%
17.9%
82.1%
Grade 12
2.9%
6.4%
15.2%
84.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
12.5%
19.4%
29.5%
70.5%
Grade 7
3.9%
6.0%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 8
9.3%
16.0%
23.5%
76.5%
Grade 9
12.4%
19.3%
31.5%
68.5%
Grade 10
14.7%
21.8%
31.3%
68.7%
Grade 11
17.2%
27.4%
42.0%
58.0%
Grade 12
20.3%
29.7%
45.2%
54.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
11.3%
18.0%
28.3%
71.7%
Grade 7
2.8%
4.9%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 8
8.2%
14.5%
22.0%
78.0%
Grade 9
11.2%
17.9%
29.6%
70.4%

Grade 10
13.3%
20.7%
30.5%
69.5%
Grade 11
16.0%
25.7%
40.4%
59.6%
Grade 12
19.0%
27.9%
44.9%
55.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.6%
9.8%
17.2%
82.8%
Grade 7
1.5%
2.5%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 8
4.6%
8.6%
14.2%
85.8%
Grade 9
6.0%
10.0%
19.1%
80.9%
Grade 10
7.0%
11.6%
18.4%
81.6%
Grade 11
6.7%
13.4%
24.9%
75.1%
Grade 12
9.1%
14.6%
25.4%
74.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
1.7%
2.8%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 7
0.4%
0.6%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.5%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 9
1.4%
3.1%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 10
2.4%
3.9%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 11
1.8%
2.9%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 12
4.1%
5.6%
9.3%
90.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
1.6%
2.7%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.4%
0.8%
99.2%
Grade 8
0.6%
1.1%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
1.2%
3.0%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
2.2%
3.7%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 11
1.9%
2.8%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 12
4.1%
5.4%
9.1%
90.9%

Arlington
Spring 1998
Table B7 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.3%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.4%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.8%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.4%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.5%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.6%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
0.8%
1.9%
98.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.6%
2.9%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.4%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 8
1.4%
2.1%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
1.8%
2.6%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
2.4%
3.7%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 11
2.2%
4.6%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 12
1.9%
4.7%
13.2%
86.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
2.2%
3.6%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.5%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.5%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.3%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 10
2.3%
3.4%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 11
3.2%
5.5%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 12
3.2%
4.6%
9.9%
90.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
1.4%
2.4%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.7%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 8
0.6%
1.4%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 9
1.6%
3.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 10
1.7%
2.1%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 11
2.5%
4.1%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 12
2.3%
2.7%
6.3%
93.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
1.0%
1.7%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.6%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 8
0.6%
1.1%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
1.2%
1.6%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 10
1.3%
1.9%
3.0%
97.0%

Grade 11
1.4%
2.2%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 12
1.3%
2.8%
6.0%
94.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.6%
0.8%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 7
0.4%
0.9%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
0.6%
0.8%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.4%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 10
0.6%
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 11
0.8%
0.8%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 12
1.0%
1.2%
2.1%
97.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.2%
2.0%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.4%
0.7%
99.3%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.9%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.5%
3.5%
96.5%
Grade 10
2.1%
2.5%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 11
0.8%
2.4%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 12
2.7%
3.9%
9.8%
90.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.2%
0.4%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 7
* %
0.4%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.3%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.2%
0.9%
99.1%
Grade 10
* %
0.4%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 11
* %
0.2%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 12
* %
* %
1.5%
98.5%

Arlington
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
38.1%
48.9%
69.2%
30.8%
Grade 7
30.8%
40.4%
65.8%
34.2%
Grade 8
30.5%
42.8%
64.2%
35.8%
Grade 9
40.1%
49.8%
68.1%
31.9%
Grade 10
43.2%
55.9%
77.5%
22.5%
Grade 11
42.4%
52.5%
70.3%
29.7%
Grade 12
65.2%
78.3%
84.8%
15.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
45.8%
59.3%
81.2%
18.8%
Grade 7
38.6%
49.7%
75.9%
24.1%
Grade 8
38.5%
49.7%
77.5%
22.5%
Grade 9
43.5%
59.4%
80.2%
19.8%
Grade 10
58.6%
73.0%
89.2%
10.8%
Grade 11
51.3%
66.4%
85.7%
14.3%
Grade 12
70.2%
85.1%
91.5%
8.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
14.7%
20.8%
34.3%
65.7%
Grade 7
22.8%
29.5%
45.0%
55.0%
Grade 8
11.2%
19.8%
35.3%
64.7%
Grade 9
14.9%
18.7%
29.3%
70.7%
Grade 10
9.8%
19.6%
30.4%
69.6%
Grade 11
10.8%
14.2%
28.3%
71.7%
Grade 12
13.0%
15.2%
32.6%
67.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
29.0%
39.2%
52.8%
47.2%
Grade 7
20.3%
26.4%
36.5%
63.5%
Grade 8
25.8%
34.9%
46.8%
53.2%
Grade 9
27.9%
41.3%
55.3%
44.7%
Grade 10
38.4%
48.2%
65.2%
34.8%
Grade 11
36.1%
43.7%
60.5%
39.5%
Grade 12
43.7%
64.6%
83.3%
16.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
26.3%
36.8%
51.6%
48.4%
Grade 7
16.1%
23.1%
35.0%
65.0%
Grade 8
23.8%
33.0%
45.4%
54.6%
Grade 9
26.8%
40.0%
55.1%
44.9%

Grade 10
35.7%
45.5%
62.5%
37.5%
Grade 11
33.3%
41.0%
60.7%
39.3%
Grade 12
35.4%
58.3%
77.1%
22.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
10.0%
16.9%
27.2%
72.8%
Grade 7
6.7%
10.7%
16.0%
84.0%
Grade 8
10.0%
16.3%
26.3%
73.7%
Grade 9
10.0%
17.7%
29.2%
70.8%
Grade 10
14.0%
21.1%
35.1%
64.9%
Grade 11
13.2%
19.8%
33.1%
66.9%
Grade 12
6.1%
24.5%
34.7%
65.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
6.1%
9.1%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 7
4.1%
4.8%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 8
3.8%
7.7%
11.5%
88.5%
Grade 9
5.9%
8.3%
12.7%
87.3%
Grade 10
11.0%
13.8%
15.6%
84.4%
Grade 11
8.7%
12.2%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 12
6.4%
17.0%
19.1%
80.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
5.2%
8.1%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 7
3.5%
4.3%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 8
3.3%
6.6%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 9
4.0%
7.0%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 10
10.1%
12.8%
14.7%
85.3%
Grade 11
7.9%
10.5%
14.9%
85.1%
Grade 12
6.7%
17.8%
20.0%
80.0%

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Spring 1998
Table B8 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
2.5%
3.4%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 7
3.7%
3.7%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 8
1.7%
2.3%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 9
2.6%
3.2%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 10
1.0%
3.8%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 11
4.5%
5.4%
6.3%
93.8%
Grade 12
* %
2.2%
2.2%
97.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
4.5%
7.9%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 7
3.6%
5.8%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 8
2.8%
3.9%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 9
4.2%
9.4%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 10
4.7%
9.4%
15.1%
84.9%
Grade 11
7.0%
10.5%
17.5%
82.5%
Grade 12
10.6%
14.9%
31.9%
68.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
6.6%
9.7%
14.1%
85.9%
Grade 7
6.3%
7.0%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 8
3.5%
6.4%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 9
5.4%
9.8%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 10
10.8%
13.7%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 11
8.2%
10.9%
15.5%
84.5%
Grade 12
11.4%
18.2%
27.3%
72.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
4.3%
7.2%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 7
2.2%
3.7%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
2.3%
4.6%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 9
6.0%
9.3%
12.0%
88.0%
Grade 10
7.6%
11.4%
17.1%
82.9%
Grade 11
5.4%
8.1%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 12
2.2%
8.7%
19.6%
80.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
4.1%
5.7%
9.3%
90.7%
Grade 7
4.4%
5.9%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 8
5.1%
5.1%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 9
4.1%
6.6%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 10
2.9%
4.8%
7.6%
92.4%

Grade 11
2.7%
4.5%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 12
4.4%
6.7%
11.1%
88.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
1.5%
2.5%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 7
2.2%
3.7%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 8
* %
* %
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 9
1.6%
2.2%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 10
0.9%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 11
3.7%
3.7%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 12
* %
4.5%
4.5%
95.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
3.9%
6.1%
9.9%
90.1%
Grade 7
3.8%
6.9%
10.8%
89.2%
Grade 8
3.0%
3.6%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 9
3.8%
7.1%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 10
3.9%
4.9%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 11
4.5%
4.5%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 12
7.0%
14.0%
25.6%
74.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.4%
3.0%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 7
3.0%
5.3%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 8
0.6%
0.6%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.5%
3.2%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
1.9%
3.7%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 11
1.8%
1.8%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 12
* %
2.3%
4.5%
95.5%

Arlington
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
23.4%
31.6%
47.7%
52.3%
Grade 7
12.4%
18.2%
29.0%
71.0%
Grade 8
19.4%
28.6%
46.9%
53.1%
Grade 9
26.0%
34.9%
50.4%
49.6%
Grade 10
23.6%
32.1%
53.3%
46.7%
Grade 11
28.9%
37.8%
54.0%
46.0%
Grade 12
35.6%
43.7%
59.7%
40.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
32.1%
45.5%
63.7%
36.3%
Grade 7
17.7%
26.2%
43.4%
56.6%
Grade 8
23.1%
37.5%
58.3%
41.7%
Grade 9
32.9%
47.1%
64.7%
35.3%
Grade 10
38.2%
53.6%
73.2%
26.8%
Grade 11
41.5%
55.1%
73.5%
26.5%
Grade 12
47.9%
63.4%
78.5%
21.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
7.0%
11.2%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 7
11.6%
14.8%
23.4%
76.6%
Grade 8
6.6%
11.7%
24.1%
75.9%
Grade 9
7.7%
12.5%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 10
3.9%
9.4%
15.9%
84.1%
Grade 11
6.6%
10.4%
18.9%
81.1%
Grade 12
3.4%
6.5%
13.6%
86.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
12.2%
19.2%
28.2%
71.8%
Grade 7
4.6%
7.6%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 8
9.4%
15.7%
23.3%
76.7%
Grade 9
14.1%
22.2%
31.7%
68.3%
Grade 10
14.3%
22.2%
31.9%
68.1%
Grade 11
15.9%
25.3%
39.2%
60.8%
Grade 12
18.3%
26.6%
40.7%
59.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
11.0%
17.5%
27.0%
73.0%
Grade 7
2.8%
5.4%
9.1%
90.9%
Grade 8
8.2%
14.2%
21.4%
78.6%
Grade 9
13.6%
20.9%
30.2%
69.8%

Grade 10
13.1%
20.9%
30.7%
69.3%
Grade 11
15.0%
23.5%
38.5%
61.5%
Grade 12
16.3%
24.5%
40.0%
60.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.1%
9.3%
16.1%
83.9%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.9%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
4.1%
7.7%
13.7%
86.3%
Grade 9
6.7%
11.3%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 10
6.0%
11.1%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 11
6.3%
12.3%
23.5%
76.5%
Grade 12
7.3%
12.8%
21.6%
78.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
1.8%
3.0%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 7
0.5%
1.0%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 8
1.1%
2.2%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 9
2.0%
3.8%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 10
3.0%
4.4%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 11
2.3%
3.3%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 12
2.4%
3.7%
6.1%
93.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
1.6%
2.7%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
0.5%
1.0%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.5%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 9
1.6%
3.4%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 10
2.8%
4.3%
5.8%
94.3%
Grade 11
2.1%
3.1%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 12
2.4%
3.4%
5.8%
94.2%

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Spring 1998
Table B9 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.4%
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
* %
0.3%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.3%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
0.4%
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 10
0.5%
1.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
0.6%
0.8%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
0.5%
1.1%
98.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.7%
3.2%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 7
0.5%
0.7%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 8
0.6%
1.3%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
2.4%
4.4%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 10
2.2%
4.2%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 11
2.7%
4.5%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 12
2.1%
4.8%
12.5%
87.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
2.2%
3.7%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.6%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 8
1.4%
2.1%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 9
2.1%
4.6%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 10
2.5%
4.3%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 11
2.8%
4.7%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 12
3.0%
4.3%
9.8%
90.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
1.6%
2.6%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 7
0.5%
1.3%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 8
0.4%
1.0%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.2%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
2.3%
2.8%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 11
2.1%
3.6%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 12
2.2%
2.7%
4.9%
95.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
1.1%
1.6%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 7
0.5%
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
1.3%
1.5%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
1.4%
1.6%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 10
1.0%
1.5%
2.5%
97.5%

Grade 11
1.3%
2.3%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 12
1.1%
1.9%
4.3%
95.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.6%
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 7
0.5%
1.0%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
0.2%
0.4%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.6%
0.8%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 10
0.3%
0.8%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 11
0.9%
0.9%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 12
1.1%
1.6%
2.7%
97.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.4%
2.3%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.0%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.8%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
1.1%
2.3%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 10
2.0%
2.5%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
1.3%
2.5%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 12
3.3%
4.1%
9.5%
90.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.1%
0.5%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 7
* %
0.5%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 8
0.4%
0.8%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.4%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 10
* %
0.8%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 11
0.2%
0.4%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 12
* %
* %
1.6%
98.4%

Arlington
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
29.6%
38.5%
60.3%
39.7%
Grade 7
22.3%
29.3%
49.8%
50.2%
Grade 8
24.4%
34.1%
55.9%
44.1%
Grade 9
29.7%
39.9%
61.5%
38.5%
Grade 10
30.4%
40.8%
65.4%
34.6%
Grade 11
31.7%
42.6%
65.5%
34.5%
Grade 12
44.3%
49.3%
68.0%
32.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
39.6%
55.0%
76.9%
23.1%
Grade 7
28.4%
37.8%
61.8%
38.2%
Grade 8
32.5%
45.3%
69.7%
30.3%
Grade 9
35.9%
54.0%
75.6%
24.4%
Grade 10
45.3%
59.7%
87.2%
12.8%
Grade 11
47.9%
64.2%
85.4%
14.6%
Grade 12
55.2%
79.3%
88.2%
11.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
8.5%
13.5%
24.2%
75.8%
Grade 7
14.2%
22.0%
33.2%
66.8%
Grade 8
10.2%
17.4%
26.1%
73.9%
Grade 9
10.4%
13.5%
24.2%
75.8%
Grade 10
4.6%
8.8%
17.6%
82.4%
Grade 11
4.8%
7.6%
19.7%
80.3%
Grade 12
3.9%
7.9%
21.7%
78.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
22.2%
30.5%
44.3%
55.7%
Grade 7
13.9%
17.0%
25.7%
74.3%
Grade 8
19.3%
27.6%
37.6%
62.4%
Grade 9
21.0%
30.4%
47.6%
52.4%
Grade 10
26.4%
33.0%
46.0%
54.0%
Grade 11
27.0%
37.7%
54.7%
45.3%
Grade 12
29.6%
43.3%
63.1%
36.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
20.2%
29.0%
43.1%
56.9%
Grade 7
11.6%
16.1%
24.6%
75.4%
Grade 8
18.0%
26.2%
36.9%
63.1%
Grade 9
18.6%
28.8%
46.0%
54.0%

Grade 10
24.2%
31.5%
45.0%
55.0%
Grade 11
24.8%
36.0%
52.4%
47.6%
Grade 12
27.6%
40.9%
61.6%
38.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
9.0%
14.6%
24.6%
75.4%
Grade 7
4.7%
6.9%
12.0%
88.0%
Grade 8
9.0%
15.2%
22.6%
77.4%
Grade 9
8.0%
13.5%
26.3%
73.7%
Grade 10
11.8%
16.4%
25.2%
74.8%
Grade 11
10.3%
18.6%
31.6%
68.4%
Grade 12
11.8%
20.1%
34.8%
65.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
4.1%
6.0%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 7
3.2%
3.2%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 8
1.9%
3.8%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 9
3.5%
5.6%
10.6%
89.4%
Grade 10
6.0%
7.9%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 11
3.6%
5.7%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 12
7.4%
11.4%
17.3%
82.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
3.7%
5.5%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 7
2.3%
2.3%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 8
2.0%
3.6%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 9
2.5%
5.0%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 10
5.6%
7.6%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 11
3.6%
5.0%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 12
7.5%
11.6%
17.6%
82.4%

Arlington
Spring 1998
Table B10 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.2%
1.7%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 7
2.8%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.7%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 9
1.5%
1.5%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 10
1.2%
2.0%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
1.1%
2.2%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 12
* %
1.0%
3.0%
97.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
3.1%
5.1%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 7
2.4%
3.8%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 8
3.6%
4.5%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 9
2.2%
4.1%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 10
4.0%
5.6%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 11
3.2%
7.2%
11.9%
88.1%
Grade 12
3.0%
6.6%
18.7%
81.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
4.4%
6.3%
9.8%
90.2%
Grade 7
2.4%
2.9%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 8
3.4%
5.4%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 9
4.9%
7.5%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 10
5.4%
6.2%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 11
5.5%
8.8%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 12
5.1%
7.7%
13.8%
86.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.7%
4.6%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.4%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
2.0%
3.7%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 9
3.4%
6.8%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 10
3.7%
5.3%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 11
4.0%
6.2%
8.8%
91.2%
Grade 12
2.5%
4.0%
12.0%
88.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
2.6%
3.9%
6.3%
93.7%
Grade 7
2.9%
3.3%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 8
2.0%
2.6%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 9
2.9%
5.1%
7.6%
92.4%
Grade 10
2.9%
4.1%
6.2%
93.8%

Grade 11
2.1%
2.9%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 12
2.6%
5.6%
10.8%
89.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
1.1%
1.4%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 7
1.0%
2.0%
3.9%
96.1%
Grade 8
1.0%
1.0%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.1%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.6%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 11
1.9%
1.9%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
0.5%
1.1%
1.6%
98.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
2.3%
3.9%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 7
2.0%
4.0%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 8
2.1%
3.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 9
2.7%
4.2%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 10
3.3%
3.7%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 11
1.5%
3.0%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 12
2.1%
5.3%
13.7%
86.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.9%
1.6%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 7
2.0%
3.4%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.7%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
0.4%
1.9%
3.0%
97.0%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.2%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 11
0.4%
0.4%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 12
* %
0.5%
2.1%
97.9%

Arlington
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
23.3%
31.5%
49.9%
50.1%
Grade 7
12.6%
18.8%
32.9%
67.1%
Grade 8
18.6%
27.1%
47.0%
53.0%
Grade 9
25.2%
33.9%
52.2%
47.8%
Grade 10
23.8%
32.5%
56.2%
43.8%
Grade 11
28.0%
38.3%
57.0%
43.0%
Grade 12
36.9%
44.4%
60.7%
39.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
32.1%
46.4%
65.8%
34.2%
Grade 7
18.2%
26.7%
44.2%
55.8%
Grade 8
21.9%
36.2%
58.3%
41.7%
Grade 9
30.3%
46.1%
65.8%
34.2%
Grade 10
39.6%
54.6%
76.9%
23.1%
Grade 11
41.6%
56.3%
76.9%
23.1%
Grade 12
50.0%
68.6%
82.0%
18.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
6.4%
10.4%
19.4%
80.6%
Grade 7
10.6%
14.0%
23.6%
76.4%
Grade 8
6.0%
11.3%
20.7%
79.3%
Grade 9
7.8%
11.7%
20.9%
79.1%
Grade 10
4.0%
8.0%
15.2%
84.8%
Grade 11
5.6%
9.0%
18.4%
81.6%
Grade 12
2.6%
6.3%
15.4%
84.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
13.6%
20.3%
30.9%
69.1%
Grade 7
5.4%
7.4%
11.3%
88.7%
Grade 8
9.9%
15.4%
23.2%
76.8%
Grade 9
13.7%
21.9%
34.0%
66.0%
Grade 10
17.7%
24.4%
36.1%
63.9%
Grade 11
18.0%
27.4%
42.3%
57.7%
Grade 12
21.0%
31.2%
46.9%
53.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
12.4%
19.0%
29.8%
70.2%
Grade 7
3.7%
6.0%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 8
8.7%
14.4%
22.3%
77.7%
Grade 9
12.7%
20.5%
32.6%
67.4%

Grade 10
16.5%
23.2%
34.8%
65.2%
Grade 11
17.0%
26.2%
41.3%
58.7%
Grade 12
19.5%
29.4%
46.2%
53.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
5.9%
10.2%
18.1%
81.9%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.7%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
5.2%
8.9%
15.5%
84.5%
Grade 9
5.8%
10.6%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 10
8.5%
13.3%
22.0%
78.0%
Grade 11
7.0%
13.7%
25.6%
74.4%
Grade 12
9.1%
15.7%
26.0%
74.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
2.1%
3.2%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 7
1.1%
1.3%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.8%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 9
1.9%
3.6%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 10
3.5%
5.0%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 11
2.2%
3.1%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 12
3.5%
4.9%
8.6%
91.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
1.8%
2.9%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.0%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 8
0.5%
1.2%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
1.4%
3.4%
5.6%
94.4%
Grade 10
3.2%
4.7%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 11
2.0%
3.0%
5.7%
94.3%
Grade 12
3.5%
4.8%
8.5%
91.5%

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Spring 1998
Table B11 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.5%
1.0%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.0%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
0.3%
0.8%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 9
0.5%
0.8%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
0.8%
1.9%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 11
0.6%
0.6%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
0.8%
1.9%
98.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.8%
3.3%
6.7%
93.3%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 8
1.2%
1.8%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 9
1.9%
3.7%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 10
2.4%
4.1%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 11
2.0%
4.7%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 12
2.5%
5.0%
13.7%
86.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
2.3%
3.7%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.6%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 8
1.2%
1.6%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.5%
7.5%
92.5%
Grade 10
3.3%
4.4%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 11
3.7%
6.1%
9.6%
90.4%
Grade 12
3.0%
4.7%
10.2%
89.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
1.5%
2.5%
4.3%
95.7%
Grade 7
0.2%
0.6%
1.0%
99.0%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.1%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
2.0%
4.2%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 10
2.1%
2.9%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 11
2.4%
4.0%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 12
1.9%
2.7%
7.2%
92.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
1.3%
1.9%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.4%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
0.9%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
1.1%
1.9%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 10
1.5%
2.1%
3.4%
96.6%

Grade 11
1.6%
2.2%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 12
1.7%
3.1%
6.5%
93.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.7%
1.0%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.4%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.5%
0.6%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 9
0.7%
0.7%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 10
0.4%
1.0%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.1%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 12
0.9%
1.5%
2.1%
97.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.4%
2.3%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.6%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.9%
1.6%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
1.0%
2.2%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 10
2.1%
2.5%
3.8%
96.2%
Grade 11
0.8%
2.1%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 12
2.8%
4.5%
10.4%
89.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.3%
0.6%
1.4%
98.6%
Grade 7
0.4%
1.0%
1.6%
98.4%
Grade 8
0.5%
0.9%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 9
0.3%
0.8%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 10
0.2%
0.8%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 11
* %
* %
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 12
* %
* %
1.7%
98.3%

Arlington
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
38.2%
48.4%
66.2%
33.8%
Grade 7
33.3%
41.7%
57.1%
42.9%
Grade 8
33.1%
45.2%
63.1%
36.9%
Grade 9
40.3%
53.2%
71.0%
29.0%
Grade 10
39.6%
52.5%
69.3%
30.7%
Grade 11
37.7%
45.3%
65.1%
34.9%
Grade 12
48.2%
52.9%
72.9%
27.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
48.7%
63.0%
82.2%
17.8%
Grade 7
37.3%
48.2%
74.7%
25.3%
Grade 8
45.5%
58.3%
78.8%
21.2%
Grade 9
52.4%
66.9%
84.7%
15.3%
Grade 10
50.0%
67.0%
91.0%
9.0%
Grade 11
54.7%
68.9%
81.1%
18.9%
Grade 12
55.3%
72.9%
83.5%
16.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
12.9%
20.8%
33.5%
66.5%
Grade 7
24.7%
38.8%
47.1%
52.9%
Grade 8
15.4%
22.4%
42.3%
57.7%
Grade 9
12.1%
20.2%
33.9%
66.1%
Grade 10
4.9%
15.7%
25.5%
74.5%
Grade 11
8.3%
12.0%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 12
9.5%
10.7%
22.6%
77.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
27.4%
38.8%
52.4%
47.6%
Grade 7
20.0%
28.2%
38.8%
61.2%
Grade 8
25.0%
39.7%
51.3%
48.7%
Grade 9
30.6%
41.1%
58.9%
41.1%
Grade 10
27.5%
39.2%
47.1%
52.9%
Grade 11
32.4%
44.4%
59.3%
40.7%
Grade 12
30.6%
41.2%
61.2%
38.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
24.6%
35.8%
50.3%
49.7%
Grade 7
17.3%
24.7%
38.3%
61.7%
Grade 8
23.7%
35.9%
47.4%
52.6%
Grade 9
28.5%
39.8%
56.9%
43.1%

Grade 10
23.8%
36.6%
46.5%
53.5%
Grade 11
28.6%
40.0%
56.2%
43.8%
Grade 12
25.9%
37.6%
58.8%
41.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
10.0%
16.5%
25.9%
74.1%
Grade 7
8.1%
11.6%
17.4%
82.6%
Grade 8
8.9%
17.1%
23.4%
76.6%
Grade 9
14.5%
20.2%
34.7%
65.3%
Grade 10
7.8%
14.7%
20.6%
79.4%
Grade 11
13.0%
20.4%
30.6%
69.4%
Grade 12
7.1%
14.1%
29.4%
70.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
5.5%
8.7%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 7
2.6%
3.8%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 8
3.9%
7.1%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 9
4.9%
8.2%
13.1%
86.9%
Grade 10
8.2%
9.2%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 11
5.8%
10.6%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 12
9.5%
15.5%
17.9%
82.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
5.4%
8.2%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 7
2.6%
3.9%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 8
3.9%
6.6%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 9
4.1%
7.4%
11.6%
88.4%
Grade 10
8.2%
9.3%
10.3%
89.7%
Grade 11
5.8%
8.7%
12.5%
87.5%
Grade 12
9.6%
15.7%
18.1%
81.9%

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Spring 1998
Table B12 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.5%
2.5%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 7
2.7%
2.7%
6.8%
93.2%
Grade 8
2.1%
2.8%
6.3%
93.8%
Grade 9
0.8%
0.8%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 10
1.0%
2.1%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
2.0%
5.9%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 12
* %
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
4.8%
7.7%
13.5%
86.5%
Grade 7
3.9%
6.5%
11.7%
88.3%
Grade 8
3.4%
4.7%
8.7%
91.3%
Grade 9
4.2%
7.6%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 10
6.1%
9.1%
16.2%
83.8%
Grade 11
8.8%
10.8%
15.7%
84.3%
Grade 12
3.7%
9.9%
22.2%
77.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
6.9%
11.0%
14.8%
85.2%
Grade 7
5.7%
8.6%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 8
6.4%
12.9%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 9
7.7%
12.8%
15.4%
84.6%
Grade 10
7.4%
10.5%
16.8%
83.2%
Grade 11
4.1%
7.1%
9.2%
90.8%
Grade 12
9.9%
12.3%
19.8%
80.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
4.5%
7.5%
10.9%
89.1%
Grade 7
2.8%
5.6%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 8
2.1%
5.5%
9.0%
91.0%
Grade 9
6.0%
10.3%
12.8%
87.2%
Grade 10
7.4%
9.5%
15.8%
84.2%
Grade 11
4.0%
7.0%
10.0%
90.0%
Grade 12
5.0%
6.2%
10.0%
90.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
3.2%
4.9%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 7
4.1%
5.4%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 8
2.7%
3.4%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 9
5.9%
7.6%
12.6%
87.4%
Grade 10
3.1%
5.2%
7.3%
92.7%

Grade 11
1.0%
2.9%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 12
1.2%
3.7%
7.4%
92.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
1.3%
1.8%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 7
* %
1.4%
2.7%
97.3%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.7%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 9
1.8%
2.6%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 10
2.0%
3.1%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 11
2.1%
2.1%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 12
1.3%
1.3%
3.9%
96.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
4.4%
6.2%
9.7%
90.3%
Grade 7
4.2%
5.6%
8.5%
91.5%
Grade 8
2.1%
4.9%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 9
5.4%
7.1%
10.7%
89.3%
Grade 10
5.3%
6.3%
8.4%
91.6%
Grade 11
5.1%
7.1%
10.1%
89.9%
Grade 12
5.1%
6.4%
15.4%
84.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
1.3%
2.4%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 7
2.7%
5.5%
8.2%
91.8%
Grade 8
2.1%
2.1%
3.4%
96.6%
Grade 9
* %
0.9%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 10
1.0%
2.1%
8.3%
91.7%
Grade 11
2.0%
3.0%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 12
* %
1.2%
2.5%
97.5%

Arlington
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
22.1%
30.7%
52.3%
47.7%
Grade 7
16.5%
24.3%
42.2%
57.8%
Grade 8
20.4%
30.4%
51.9%
48.1%
Grade 9
24.3%
32.1%
54.6%
45.4%
Grade 10
20.5%
31.1%
58.4%
41.6%
Grade 11
26.6%
35.6%
58.0%
42.0%
Grade 12
33.7%
39.3%
58.4%
41.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
34.0%
46.7%
68.0%
32.0%
Grade 7
26.6%
33.0%
51.4%
48.6%
Grade 8
28.8%
42.7%
68.8%
31.2%
Grade 9
33.0%
49.1%
71.1%
28.9%
Grade 10
38.8%
50.0%
76.3%
23.8%
Grade 11
44.9%
61.1%
78.9%
21.1%
Grade 12
48.3%
65.5%
77.0%
23.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
8.6%
14.6%
24.6%
75.4%
Grade 7
12.2%
20.3%
30.6%
69.4%
Grade 8
9.2%
15.7%
26.8%
73.2%
Grade 9
8.2%
15.5%
24.7%
75.3%
Grade 10
4.9%
9.8%
18.3%
81.7%
Grade 11
5.9%
8.0%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 12
7.9%
11.2%
20.2%
79.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
16.6%
23.8%
34.8%
65.2%
Grade 7
11.8%
14.5%
21.3%
78.7%
Grade 8
16.1%
23.4%
31.0%
69.0%
Grade 9
17.4%
26.1%
38.1%
61.9%
Grade 10
19.1%
25.9%
38.9%
61.1%
Grade 11
17.0%
29.8%
49.5%
50.5%
Grade 12
25.8%
34.8%
48.3%
51.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
14.3%
21.9%
33.5%
66.5%
Grade 7
8.3%
11.6%
18.5%
81.5%
Grade 8
14.3%
22.1%
30.2%
69.8%
Grade 9
15.3%
24.1%
37.0%
63.0%

Grade 10
16.9%
25.0%
38.1%
61.9%
Grade 11
16.8%
29.3%
48.9%
51.1%
Grade 12
21.8%
31.0%
47.1%
52.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
7.7%
12.2%
20.3%
79.7%
Grade 7
3.1%
4.9%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 8
8.4%
13.0%
18.7%
81.3%
Grade 9
7.3%
10.9%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 10
10.9%
15.8%
25.5%
74.5%
Grade 11
12.1%
22.6%
36.8%
63.2%
Grade 12
7.8%
13.3%
23.3%
76.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
2.7%
3.9%
6.9%
93.1%
Grade 7
2.4%
2.8%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 8
2.7%
4.3%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 9
2.3%
3.7%
10.2%
89.8%
Grade 10
3.2%
4.5%
5.8%
94.2%
Grade 11
1.1%
2.2%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 12
5.7%
8.0%
13.8%
86.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.3%
3.4%
6.1%
93.9%
Grade 7
2.0%
2.4%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 8
2.4%
3.2%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 9
1.4%
3.3%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 10
3.3%
4.6%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 11
1.1%
1.6%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 12
6.0%
8.3%
14.3%
85.7%

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Spring 1998
Table B13 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
1.0%
1.4%
3.2%
96.8%
Grade 7
1.5%
1.5%
3.6%
96.4%
Grade 8
1.6%
2.4%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
1.0%
1.0%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 10
* %
0.7%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 11
0.6%
1.1%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
* %
1.2%
2.4%
97.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
1.9%
3.0%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 7
1.5%
2.5%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.2%
3.7%
96.3%
Grade 9
2.4%
2.9%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 10
3.2%
3.9%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 11
1.7%
4.4%
6.6%
93.4%
Grade 12
2.4%
5.9%
14.1%
85.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
3.2%
5.1%
7.1%
92.9%
Grade 7
3.7%
4.2%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 8
2.5%
3.8%
4.6%
95.4%
Grade 9
5.0%
8.5%
10.4%
89.6%
Grade 10
2.1%
2.7%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 11
1.7%
3.5%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 12
3.6%
9.6%
13.3%
86.7%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.1%
3.1%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 7
1.6%
2.1%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.6%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 9
3.9%
6.4%
7.4%
92.6%
Grade 10
2.0%
2.0%
7.3%
92.7%
Grade 11
1.2%
2.3%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 12
3.6%
4.8%
9.6%
90.4%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
1.8%
2.6%
5.0%
95.0%
Grade 7
2.0%
3.5%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 8
2.0%
2.4%
4.5%
95.5%
Grade 9
1.9%
3.4%
7.2%
92.8%
Grade 10
1.9%
1.9%
3.9%
96.1%

Grade 11
1.1%
1.7%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 12
1.2%
1.2%
4.8%
95.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.9%
1.7%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
0.5%
2.6%
3.1%
96.9%
Grade 8
0.4%
0.4%
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 9
1.5%
2.0%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 10
0.7%
1.3%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.2%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 12
1.2%
3.7%
3.7%
96.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.8%
2.8%
4.9%
95.1%
Grade 7
2.1%
3.6%
5.2%
94.8%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.7%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 9
3.1%
3.6%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 10
1.3%
2.0%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
0.6%
0.6%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 12
2.5%
6.3%
10.1%
89.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.6%
1.3%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 7
1.0%
2.0%
4.0%
96.0%
Grade 8
0.8%
1.7%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 9
0.5%
2.0%
2.5%
97.5%
Grade 10
0.7%
0.7%
1.3%
98.7%
Grade 11
* %
* %
1.2%
98.8%
Grade 12
* %
* %
2.3%
97.7%

Arlington
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
26.7%
35.2%
52.1%
47.9%
Grade 7
14.9%
20.3%
33.0%
67.0%
Grade 8
21.4%
30.8%
49.3%
50.7%
Grade 9
28.2%
38.0%
53.9%
46.1%
Grade 10
28.0%
37.0%
58.1%
41.9%
Grade 11
30.8%
40.9%
58.3%
41.7%
Grade 12
39.4%
46.6%
62.9%
37.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Alcohol
All
34.9%
49.7%
68.5%
31.5%
Grade 7
18.6%
28.6%
48.6%
51.4%
Grade 8
25.2%
39.2%
59.3%
40.7%
Grade 9
33.7%
49.6%
67.5%
32.5%
Grade 10
41.6%
57.8%
79.4%
20.6%
Grade 11
43.3%
57.7%
77.5%
22.5%
Grade 12
50.9%
69.4%
82.5%
17.5%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Inhalants
All
7.2%
11.1%
20.6%
79.4%
Grade 7
12.6%
15.7%
25.1%
74.9%
Grade 8
7.5%
12.8%
23.9%
76.1%
Grade 9
8.7%
11.9%
21.4%
78.6%
Grade 10
3.9%
9.0%
16.3%
83.7%
Grade 11
6.0%
9.8%
19.6%
80.4%
Grade 12
3.0%
6.4%
15.9%
84.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Any Illicit Drug
All
15.5%
23.0%
33.7%
66.3%
Grade 7
5.6%
8.3%
12.2%
87.8%
Grade 8
11.3%
18.5%
27.3%
72.7%
Grade 9
16.1%
24.5%
37.2%
62.8%
Grade 10
19.0%
26.8%
37.0%
63.0%
Grade 11
21.1%
30.1%
43.5%
56.5%
Grade 12
21.6%
32.1%
48.4%
51.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana
All
14.3%
21.5%
32.6%
67.4%
Grade 7
4.4%
7.1%
11.8%
88.2%
Grade 8
10.2%
16.9%
25.8%
74.2%
Grade 9
15.4%
23.4%
35.6%
64.4%

Grade 10
17.7%
25.3%
35.8%
64.2%
Grade 11
19.3%
27.9%
42.0%
58.0%
Grade 12
20.2%
30.3%
47.7%
52.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Marijuana Only
All
6.1%
10.7%
18.6%
81.4%
Grade 7
2.2%
3.3%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 8
4.8%
9.3%
16.4%
83.6%
Grade 9
6.9%
12.2%
21.9%
78.1%
Grade 10
7.4%
12.5%
20.0%
80.0%
Grade 11
6.4%
12.0%
23.1%
76.9%
Grade 12
9.1%
15.8%
26.7%
73.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine or Crack
All
2.7%
4.2%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 7
0.9%
1.2%
2.4%
97.6%
Grade 8
0.8%
2.2%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 9
2.6%
4.7%
6.5%
93.5%
Grade 10
4.4%
6.0%
8.6%
91.4%
Grade 11
3.4%
5.0%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 12
4.0%
6.2%
9.4%
90.6%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Cocaine
All
2.4%
3.9%
6.0%
94.0%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.0%
1.7%
98.3%
Grade 8
0.7%
1.9%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 9
2.1%
4.3%
5.9%
94.1%
Grade 10
4.0%
5.7%
7.9%
92.1%
Grade 11
3.3%
4.7%
7.8%
92.2%
Grade 12
4.0%
6.0%
9.3%
90.7%

Arlington
Spring 1998
Table B14 continued from previous page
Past
School
Ever
Never
Month
Year
Used
Used
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Crack
All
0.6%
1.2%
2.3%
97.7%
Grade 7
0.7%
1.0%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
0.2%
0.5%
2.1%
97.9%
Grade 9
0.7%
1.1%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 10
1.0%
2.2%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 11
0.9%
1.4%
2.6%
97.4%
Grade 12
* %
0.8%
1.8%
98.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Hallucinogens
All
2.3%
4.2%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.5%
2.9%
97.1%
Grade 8
1.9%
2.9%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.9%
7.0%
93.0%
Grade 10
2.6%
4.8%
9.5%
90.5%
Grade 11
3.3%
5.8%
11.1%
88.9%
Grade 12
2.6%
5.5%
14.8%
85.2%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Uppers
All
2.9%
4.6%
8.0%
92.0%
Grade 7
1.0%
2.0%
3.3%
96.7%
Grade 8
2.0%
3.2%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 9
2.4%
4.6%
8.1%
91.9%
Grade 10
4.1%
5.7%
9.4%
90.6%
Grade 11
4.6%
7.2%
10.5%
89.5%
Grade 12
3.9%
4.9%
10.9%
89.1%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Downers
All
2.0%
3.4%
5.4%
94.6%
Grade 7
0.3%
1.0%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
1.1%
2.3%
4.4%
95.6%
Grade 9
2.3%
4.7%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 10
3.1%
4.1%
6.2%
93.8%
Grade 11
3.5%
5.4%
7.7%
92.3%
Grade 12
2.1%
2.9%
7.0%
93.0%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Rohypnol
All
1.6%
2.4%
4.2%
95.8%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.2%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 8
1.4%
1.8%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
2.0%
2.7%
4.7%
95.3%
Grade 10
1.6%
2.5%
3.7%
96.3%

Grade 11
1.7%
2.7%
5.3%
94.7%
Grade 12
1.6%
3.5%
6.7%
93.3%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Steroids
All
0.7%
0.9%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 7
1.0%
1.0%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 8
0.5%
0.7%
2.8%
97.2%
Grade 9
0.6%
0.6%
1.1%
98.9%
Grade 10
0.4%
1.0%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 11
1.2%
1.2%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 12
0.8%
1.0%
2.1%
97.9%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Ecstasy
All
1.8%
2.9%
5.5%
94.5%
Grade 7
0.8%
1.3%
2.0%
98.0%
Grade 8
1.4%
2.5%
4.1%
95.9%
Grade 9
1.1%
2.8%
5.1%
94.9%
Grade 10
2.7%
3.1%
4.8%
95.2%
Grade 11
1.6%
3.4%
6.4%
93.6%
Grade 12
3.1%
4.4%
11.2%
88.8%
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Heroin
All
0.3%
0.7%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 7
0.5%
1.2%
1.5%
98.5%
Grade 8
0.7%
0.9%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 9
0.2%
0.6%
1.8%
98.2%
Grade 10
0.2%
1.0%
2.2%
97.8%
Grade 11
0.3%
0.5%
1.9%
98.1%
Grade 12
* %
0.2%
1.6%
98.4%

Arlington
Spring 1998
GENDER
Q1
Frequency
Percent
____________________________
Female
2284.784
51.2
Male
2174.358
48.8
Frequency Missing = 27.85822591

GRADE
Q2
Frequency
Percent
_________________________________
Grade 7
882.5629
19.7
Grade 8
805.3538
17.9
Grade 9
894.8599
19.9
Grade 10
704.7602
15.7
Grade 11
616.8667
13.7
Grade 12
582.5964
13.0

LIVE WITH BOTH PARENTS
Q3
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1597.544
36.0
Yes
2837.841
64.0
Frequency Missing = 51.61496417

AGE
Q4
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________

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

2.370369
204.6523
792.5918
801.6733
847.568
738.7739
655.7242
379.641
40.21638

0.1
4.6
17.8
18.0
19.0
16.6
14.7
8.5
0.9

Frequency Missing = 23.78871203

ETHNICITY
Q5
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
African/American
668.095
15.2
Asian/American
312.7435
7.1
Mexican/American
491.6602
11.2
Native/American
37.6911
0.9
Other
230.2603
5.2
White
2647.069
60.3
Frequency Missing = 99.48079635

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
ON AVERAGE WHAT GRADES
DO YOU GET
Q6
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Mostly A's
1585.905
35.8
Mostly B's
1995.855
45.0
Mostly C's
689.7226
15.6
Mostly D's
98.00505
2.2
Mostly F's
61.81518
1.4
Frequency Missing = 55.69697571

LENGTH OF TIME IN THIS DISTRICT
Q7
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
<1 year
500.2189
11.3
2-3 years
665.2192
15.0
>4 years
3270.858
73.7
Frequency Missing = 50.70330034

DO YOU HAVE A JOB
Q8
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2834.456
63.8
Yes
1609.267
36.2
Frequency Missing = 43.27679976

DO YOU GET AN ALLOWANCE

Q9
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2435.01
55.0
Yes
1994.583
45.0
Frequency Missing = 57.40726618

EITHER PARENT COLLEGE GRADUATE
Q10
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Don't Know
553.499
12.5
No
1187.793
26.8
Yes
2696.14
60.8
Frequency Missing = 49.56808014

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
QUALIFY FOR FREE/REDUCED
PRICE LUNCH
Q11
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Don't Know
747.6145
16.9
No
2899.393
65.5
Yes
779.7062
17.6
Frequency Missing = 60.28609371

PARTICIPATE IN ATHLETICS
Q12A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1833.178
43.7
Yes
2366.038
56.3
Frequency Missing = 287.78426243

PARTICIPATE IN BAND/ORCHESTRA
Q12B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2754.505
75.7
Yes
884.5592
24.3
Frequency Missing = 847.93597252

PARTICIPATE IN CHOIR
Q12C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

No
Yes

3047.84
546.1327

84.8
15.2

Frequency Missing = 893.0270377

PARTICIPATE IN DRAMA/SPEECH
Q12D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2691.366
73.0
Yes
997.1931
27.0
Frequency Missing = 798.44061118

PARTICIPATE IN DRILL
TEAM/CHEERLEADING
Q12E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3328.212
90.8
Yes
338.1695
9.2
Frequency Missing = 820.61859962
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
PARTICIPATE IN STUDENT
GOVERNMENT
Q12F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3279.752
92.1
Yes
279.6655
7.9
Frequency Missing = 927.58254825

PARTICIPATE IN SCHOOL
NEWSPAPER/YEARBOOK
Q12G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3355.963
94.3
Yes
202.2771
5.7
Frequency Missing = 928.75952545

PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC
CLUBS/SOCIETIES
Q12H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2724.277
75.3
Yes
895.7409
24.7
Frequency Missing = 866.98177772

PARTICIPATE IN SERVICE CLUBS
Q12I

Frequency

Percent

________________________________
No
3117.993
87.5
Yes
443.628
12.5
Frequency Missing = 925.37896845

PARTICIPATE IN VOE/DE/WORK-STUDY
Q12J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3262.732
95.0
Yes
170.0181
5.0
Frequency Missing = 1054.2498866

PARTICIPATE IN OTHER CLUBS
Q12K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2408.334
64.2
Yes
1342.28
35.8
Frequency Missing = 736.3850494
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR HOME
Q13A
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
3375.973
75.7
Somewhat Safe
977.881
21.9
Not Very Safe
49.87752
1.1
Not Safe At All
17.85228
0.4
Don't Know
40.66696
0.9
Frequency Missing = 24.74877334

DO YOU FEEL SAFE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Q13B
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
1871.097
42.4
Somewhat Safe
2102.027
47.7
Not Very Safe
304.3941
6.9
Not Safe At All
65.67849
1.5
Don't Know
67.19287
1.5
Frequency Missing = 76.60992997

DO YOU FEEL SAFE AT SCHOOL
Q13C
Frequency
Percent
_____________________________________
Very Safe
1338.624
30.2
Somewhat Safe
2398.93
54.1
Not Very Safe
422.6415
9.5
Not Safe At All
158.0582
3.6
Don't Know
116.4726
2.6
Frequency Missing = 52.273326

FRIENDS FEELING CLOSE
TO THEIR PARENTS
Q14A
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
191.2905
4.3
A Few
1137.127
25.7
Some
1203.37
27.2
Most
1561.692
35.3
All
333.7876
7.5
Frequency Missing = 59.73304098

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
HOW MANY FRIENDS
CARRY WEAPONS
Q14B
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
2746.67
64.0
A Few
957.1266
22.3
Some
412.2489
9.6
Most
135.8161
3.2
All
40.53908
0.9
Frequency Missing = 194.59893408

HOW MANY FRIENDS CARE
ABOUT GOOD GRADES
Q14C
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
102.0436
2.4
A Few
567.8977
13.2
Some
879.699
20.4
Most
1934.382
45.0
All
817.802
19.0
Frequency Missing = 185.17593765

HOW MANY FRIENDS
BELONG TO A GANG
Q14D
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
3215.457
73.4
A Few
690.3417
15.8
Some
273.6059
6.2
Most
149.9026
3.4
All
50.77142
1.2

Frequency Missing = 106.92079376

FRIENDS WISHING TO
DROP OUT OF SCHOOL
Q14E
Frequency
Percent
___________________________
None
2507.101
57.7
A Few
1168.651
26.9
Some
363.0244
8.4
Most
185.6266
4.3
All
117.8708
2.7
Frequency Missing = 144.72597619

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
PARENTS ATTEND PTA/SCHOOL
OPEN HOUSES
Q15
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2272.559
54.0
Yes
1939.474
46.0
Frequency Missing = 274.96705459

EVER INHALED SPRAY PAINT FOR KICKS
Q16A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4088.134
93.0
In Your Lifetime
195.288
4.4
Since School Began
51.3944
1.2
In the Past Month
61.44664
1.4
Frequency Missing = 90.73691078

EVER INHALED WHITEOUT FOR KICKS
Q16B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3808.446
89.8
In Your Lifetime
251.8389
5.9
Since School Began
90.38574
2.1
In the Past Month
89.81005
2.1
Frequency Missing = 246.51926237

EVER INHALED GASOLINE FOR KICKS

Q16C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4040.732
95.6
In Your Lifetime
122.9808
2.9
Since School Began
26.75113
0.6
In the Past Month
36.51506
0.9
Frequency Missing = 260.02069449

EVER INHALED FREON FOR KICKS
Q16D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4068.537
97.5
In Your Lifetime
46.09325
1.1
Since School Began
27.26561
0.7
In the Past Month
29.72412
0.7
Frequency Missing = 315.38015565

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
EVER INHALED POPPERS, ETC. FOR KICKS
Q16E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4103.779
97.7
In Your Lifetime
38.48803
0.9
Since School Began
22.61049
0.5
In the Past Month
33.69641
0.8
Frequency Missing = 288.42620204

EVER INHALED GLUE FOR KICKS
Q16F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3896.889
93.9
In Your Lifetime
155.5228
3.7
Since School Began
49.84753
1.2
In the Past Month
48.21116
1.2
Frequency Missing = 336.52977379

EVER INHALED PAINT THINNERS FOR KICKS
Q16G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3958.711
94.5
In Your Lifetime
140.7255
3.4
Since School Began
45.95775
1.1
In the Past Month
41.87425
1.0
Frequency Missing = 299.73129524

EVER INHALED NITROUS OXIDE FOR KICKS
Q16H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3783.203
92.1
In Your Lifetime
155.4671
3.8
Since School Began
80.3003
2.0
In the Past Month
90.01518
2.2
Frequency Missing = 378.01442805

EVER INHALED OCTANE BOOSTER FOR KICKS
Q16I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4091.628
98.5
In Your Lifetime
26.16946
0.6
Since School Began
10.85427
0.3
In the Past Month
23.37285
0.6
Frequency Missing = 334.97488655

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
EVER INHALED OTHER SPRAYS FOR KICKS
Q16J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3975.619
95.9
In Your Lifetime
85.93639
2.1
Since School Began
37.82993
0.9
In the Past Month
45.54086
1.1
Frequency Missing = 342.07415711

EVER INHALED OTHER INHALANTS FOR KICKS
Q16K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3839.104
89.8
In Your Lifetime
202.9953
4.7
Since School Began
94.63594
2.2
In the Past Month
136.9381
3.2
Frequency Missing = 213.3268532

RECENT CIGARETTE USE
Q17A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2169.481
49.3
In Your Lifetime
778.3716
17.7
Since School Began
362.828
8.2
In the Past Month
1089.968
24.8
Frequency Missing = 86.35166762

RECENT SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE
Q17B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3710.098
85.9
In Your Lifetime
293.6464
6.8
Since School Began
128.7432
3.0
In the Past Month
186.3296
4.3
Frequency Missing = 168.18272352

RECENT BEER USE
Q17C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2051.756
47.8
In Your Lifetime
708.5535
16.5
Since School Began
469.058
10.9
In the Past Month
1061.37
24.7
Frequency Missing = 196.26222477

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
RECENT WINE COOLER USE
Q17D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
1829.951
43.3
In Your Lifetime
762.8605
18.1
Since School Began
654.0979
15.5
In the Past Month
979.2241
23.2
Frequency Missing = 260.8662414

RECENT WINE USE
Q17E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2092.501
49.3
In Your Lifetime
851.0521
20.1
Since School Began
622.4
14.7
In the Past Month
675.8957
15.9
Frequency Missing = 245.15150966

RECENT LIQUOR USE
Q17F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2110.987
49.8
In Your Lifetime
605.9905
14.3
Since School Began
537.393
12.7
In the Past Month
983.5739
23.2
Frequency Missing = 249.05579342

RECENT MARIJUANA USE
Q18A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2939.04
67.1
In Your Lifetime
491.1688
11.2
Since School Began
321.0432
7.3
In the Past Month
625.8008
14.3
Frequency Missing = 109.94751724

RECENT COCAINE USE
Q18B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3985.068
94.0
In Your Lifetime
95.94426
2.3
Since School Began
58.11686
1.4
In the Past Month
100.7026
2.4
Frequency Missing = 247.16778492

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
RECENT CRACK USE
Q18C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4065.021
97.5
In Your Lifetime
53.99071
1.3
Since School Began
22.25359
0.5
In the Past Month
28.49933
0.7
Frequency Missing = 317.23557916

RECENT HALLUCINOGEN USE
Q18E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3907.051
92.4
In Your Lifetime
157.5722
3.7
Since School Began
72.13802
1.7
In the Past Month
92.37497
2.2
Frequency Missing = 257.86402822

RECENT UPPER USE
Q18F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3774.167
92.2
In Your Lifetime
126.1265
3.1
Since School Began
69.91134
1.7
In the Past Month
123.0235
3.0
Frequency Missing = 393.77148735

RECENT DOWNER USE
Q18G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3894.142
94.7
In Your Lifetime
81.6728
2.0
Since School Began
53.92102
1.3
In the Past Month
82.33466
2.0
Frequency Missing = 374.92965739

RECENT ROHYPNOL USE
Q18H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4002.193
95.6
In Your Lifetime
80.4851
1.9
Since School Began
34.78291
0.8
In the Past Month
67.6735
1.6
Frequency Missing = 301.86545467

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
RECENT STEROID USE
Q18I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4025.297
97.9
In Your Lifetime
40.92122
1.0
Since School Began
14.17462
0.3
In the Past Month
32.46664
0.8
Frequency Missing = 374.14002559

RECENT ECSTASY USE
Q18J
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3850.073
94.7
In Your Lifetime
100.9187
2.5
Since School Began
44.067
1.1
In the Past Month
71.86797
1.8
Frequency Missing = 420.0734151

RECENT HEROIN USE
Q18K
Frequency
Percent
________________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4056.173
98.0
In Your Lifetime
46.15903
1.1
Since School Began
20.43404
0.5
In the Past Month
16.30219
0.4
Frequency Missing = 347.93200434

TOBACCO USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3050.234
71.0
1-2 times
424.3341
9.9
3-10 times
282.4167
6.6
11+ times
537.232
12.5
Frequency Missing = 192.78306577

ALCOHOL USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
2478.625
59.4
1-2 times
877.5267
21.0
3-10 times
597.8302
14.3
11+ times
220.1858
5.3
Frequency Missing = 312.83183406

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
INHALANT USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3996.585
94.2
1-2 times
176.0166
4.1
3-10 times
46.19042
1.1
11+ times
24.96617
0.6
Frequency Missing = 243.24129677

MARIJUANA USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3260.962
80.3
1-2 times
363.8371
9.0
3-10 times
219.2265
5.4
11+ times
218.7676
5.4
Frequency Missing = 424.20626891

COCAINE USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
3914.148
96.7
1-2 times
76.60904
1.9
3-10 times
41.81303
1.0
11+ times
15.50677
0.4
Frequency Missing = 438.92351287

CRACK USE IN PAST MONTH
Q19F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never Heard/Used
4112.219
99.0
1-2 times
30.38219
0.7
3-10 times
8.20996
0.2
11+ times
4.172507
0.1
Frequency Missing = 332.01626052

CLOSE FRIENDS USE CIGARETTES
Q20A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1280.949
29.3
A few
1331.975
30.5
Some
800.9174
18.3
Most
776.5596
17.8
All
183.827
4.2
Frequency Missing = 112.7725056

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
CLOSE FRIENDS USE SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q20B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
2941.27
68.3
A few
830.2125
19.3
Some
402.3477
9.3
Most
112.3962
2.6
All
23.14726
0.5
Frequency Missing = 177.62634512

CLOSE FRIENDS USE BEER
Q20C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1335.687
31.0
A few
980.9302
22.8
Some
813.055
18.9
Most
825.3294
19.1
All
355.8538
8.3
Frequency Missing = 176.1444434

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE COOLERS
Q20D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1434.858
33.6
A few
967.1433
22.7
Some
865.7393
20.3
Most
721.901
16.9
All
276.525
6.5
Frequency Missing = 220.83291926

CLOSE FRIENDS USE WINE
Q20E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
2046.977
48.0
A few
1017.382
23.9
Some
622.1632
14.6
Most
418.0994
9.8
All
160.8844
3.8
Frequency Missing = 221.4940334

CLOSE FRIENDS USE LIQUOR
Q20F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
1680.316
39.8
A few
795.5888
18.8
Some
706.9181
16.7
Most
755.7709
17.9
All
284.9339
6.7
Frequency Missing = 263.47249679
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
CLOSE FRIENDS USE INHALANTS
Q20G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
3503.721
81.7
A few
538.2451
12.6
Some
180.1788
4.2
Most
56.79211
1.3
All
8.071234
0.2
Frequency Missing = 199.99199102

CLOSE FRIENDS USE MARIJUANA
Q20H
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never heard/None
2005.247
46.8
A few
880.5682
20.6
Some
583.6443
13.6
Most
570.3517
13.3
All
242.7472
5.7
Frequency Missing = 204.44164895

DIFFICULT TO GET CIGARETTES
Q21A
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
184.6221
4.2
Impossible
375.6701
8.6
Very difficult
180.9362
4.2
Somewhat diff
299.2017
6.9
Somewhat easy
806.605
18.6
Very easy
2497.064
57.5
Frequency Missing = 142.90039993

DIFFICULT TO GET SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q21B
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
513.9656
12.2
Impossible
613.5532
14.5
Very difficult
287.5402
6.8
Somewhat diff
504.8857
12.0
Somewhat easy
678.0878
16.1
Very easy
1620.067
38.4
Frequency Missing = 268.90089699

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET BEER
Q21C
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
163.9041
3.9
Impossible
380.901
9.0
Very difficult
187.4869
4.4
Somewhat diff
443.0599
10.5
Somewhat easy
1014.709
24.0
Very easy
2043.492
48.3
Frequency Missing = 253.44692704

DIFFICULT TO GET WINE COOLERS
Q21D
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
191.6812
4.6
Impossible
390.4597
9.4
Very difficult
232.8119
5.6
Somewhat diff
441.3618
10.6
Somewhat easy
1003.278
24.2
Very easy
1890.544
45.6
Frequency Missing = 336.86350995

DIFFICULT TO GET WINE
Q21E
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
199.4007
4.8
Impossible
455.9202
11.1
Very difficult
286.4416
6.9
Somewhat diff
549.8883
13.3
Somewhat easy
937.6425
22.7
Very easy
1694.67
41.1

Frequency Missing = 363.03657785

DIFFICULT TO GET LIQUOR
Q21F
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
217.3746
5.3
Impossible
518.3174
12.7
Very difficult
323.3746
7.9
Somewhat diff
488.6893
11.9
Somewhat easy
840.4377
20.5
Very easy
1701.866
41.6
Frequency Missing = 396.94046928

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET INHALANTS
Q21G
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
408.35
9.7
Impossible
451.3358
10.8
Very difficult
142.8445
3.4
Somewhat diff
211.3028
5.0
Somewhat easy
381.8967
9.1
Very easy
2602.671
62.0
Frequency Missing = 288.59906136

DIFFICULT TO GET MARIJUANA
Q21H
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
234.5784
5.7
Impossible
887.2088
21.5
Very difficult
382.7907
9.3
Somewhat diff
503.364
12.2
Somewhat easy
724.1603
17.6
Very easy
1390.428
33.7
Frequency Missing = 364.46928915

DIFFICULT TO GET COCAINE
Q21I
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
390.0635
9.6
Impossible
1233.653
30.2
Very difficult
713.6133
17.5
Somewhat diff
783.9977
19.2
Somewhat easy
472.1291
11.6
Very easy
489.8497
12.0

Frequency Missing = 403.69378478

DIFFICULT TO GET CRACK
Q21J
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
394.9156
10.0
Impossible
1241.676
31.4
Very difficult
774.2088
19.6
Somewhat diff
760.561
19.2
Somewhat easy
411.7155
10.4
Very easy
373.4781
9.4
Frequency Missing = 530.44442634

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET HALLUCINOGENS
Q21L
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
707.1805
17.1
Impossible
1233.293
29.9
Very difficult
744.2364
18.0
Somewhat diff
627.5523
15.2
Somewhat easy
400.6099
9.7
Very easy
414.1256
10.0
Frequency Missing = 360.00255483

DIFFICULT TO GET UPPERS
Q21M
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
987.4355
25.1
Impossible
927.6392
23.6
Very difficult
564.3053
14.3
Somewhat diff
578.0764
14.7
Somewhat easy
426.9153
10.8
Very easy
453.9252
11.5
Frequency Missing = 548.70295284

DIFFICULT TO GET DOWNERS
Q21N
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
987.1095
25.8
Impossible
912.7259
23.8
Very difficult
546.6522
14.3
Somewhat diff
572.075
14.9
Somewhat easy
397.3616
10.4
Very easy
413.4028
10.8

Frequency Missing = 657.6728215

DIFFICULT TO GET ROHYPNOL
Q21O
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1532.114
37.3
Impossible
861.4027
21.0
Very difficult
551.1015
13.4
Somewhat diff
485.4948
11.8
Somewhat easy
329.4635
8.0
Very easy
351.9671
8.6
Frequency Missing = 375.45674157

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
DIFFICULT TO GET STEROIDS
Q21P
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
486.4473
12.4
Impossible
1165.407
29.7
Very difficult
694.0672
17.7
Somewhat diff
664.6814
16.9
Somewhat easy
481.3808
12.3
Very easy
435.4034
11.1
Frequency Missing = 559.61281854

DIFFICULT TO GET ECSTASY
Q21Q
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
1163.418
28.9
Impossible
932.4231
23.2
Very difficult
560.7942
13.9
Somewhat diff
511.9513
12.7
Somewhat easy
415.9434
10.3
Very easy
442.8414
11.0
Frequency Missing = 459.62813947

DIFFICULT TO GET HEROIN
Q21R
Frequency
Percent
____________________________________
Never heard of
491.7563
12.1
Impossible
1437.952
35.5
Very difficult
790.7413
19.5
Somewhat diff
611.9573
15.1
Somewhat easy
345.1973
8.5
Very easy
373.2901
9.2

Frequency Missing = 436.10546258

AGE WHEN FIRST USED CIGARETTES
Q22A
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
2032.774
46.9
9 or younger
335.0942
7.7
10 years old
195.4495
4.5
11 years old
246.1651
5.7
12 years old
390.774
9.0
13 years old
425.7462
9.8
14 years old
307.5851
7.1
15 years old
226.3174
5.2
16 years old
115.694
2.7
17 years old
51.10226
1.2
18 or older
8.706823
0.2
Frequency Missing = 151.59145556

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED
SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q22B
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3498.688
84.5
9 or younger
72.59434
1.8
10 years old
45.5294
1.1
11 years old
55.06449
1.3
12 years old
85.97096
2.1
13 years old
109.1517
2.6
14 years old
109.3398
2.6
15 years old
84.37383
2.0
16 years old
58.33001
1.4
17 years old
16.24671
0.4
18 or older
6.755076
0.2
Frequency Missing = 344.95580812

AGE WHEN FIRST USED BEER
Q22C
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1741.205
41.7
9 or younger
533.6944
12.8
10 years old
200.9462
4.8
11 years old
177.1961
4.2
12 years old
314.828
7.5
13 years old
376.1574
9.0
14 years old
337.9799
8.1
15 years old
289.966
6.9
16 years old
139.2759
3.3
17 years old
57.2924
1.4
18 or older
9.47407
0.2
Frequency Missing = 308.98452982

AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE COOLERS
Q22D
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1599.76
38.8
9 or younger
289.6123
7.0
10 years old
192.7939
4.7
11 years old
227.214
5.5
12 years old
374.0369
9.1
13 years old
463.323
11.2
14 years old
387.4543
9.4
15 years old
337.075
8.2
16 years old
172.1907
4.2
17 years old
66.89067
1.6
18 or older
8.63325
0.2
Frequency Missing = 368.01626927

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED WINE
Q22E
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1863.721
45.4
9 or younger
289.8882
7.1
10 years old
181.1488
4.4
11 years old
199.8621
4.9
12 years old
368.934
9.0
13 years old
384.4697
9.4
14 years old
347.8301
8.5
15 years old
259.6762
6.3
16 years old
154.7621
3.8
17 years old
48.35732
1.2
18 or older
8.498197
0.2
Frequency Missing = 379.85199496

AGE WHEN FIRST USED LIQUOR
Q22F
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
1928.7
47.9
9 or younger
151.6617
3.8
10 years old
100.9724
2.5
11 years old
141.649
3.5
12 years old
288.086
7.2
13 years old
395.2558
9.8
14 years old
364.5965
9.1
15 years old
363.4856
9.0
16 years old
200.5445
5.0
17 years old
74.87321
1.9
18 or older
15.32931
0.4
Frequency Missing = 461.8460164

AGE WHEN FIRST USED INHALANTS
Q22G
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3590.248
86.3
9 or younger
97.22776
2.3
10 years old
63.47055
1.5
11 years old
81.88421
2.0
12 years old
99.00201
2.4
13 years old
114.211
2.7
14 years old
48.80674
1.2
15 years old
31.59312
0.8
16 years old
21.0945
0.5
17 years old
8.156981
0.2
18 or older
2.851583
0.1
Frequency Missing = 328.45348761

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED MARIJUANA
Q22H
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
2554.489
65.1
9 or younger
31.10896
0.8
10 years old
40.76985
1.0
11 years old
79.52964
2.0
12 years old
169.021
4.3
13 years old
297.5984
7.6
14 years old
283.0466
7.2
15 years old
252.2593
6.4
16 years old
153.0279
3.9
17 years old
52.76303
1.3
18 or older
12.40169
0.3
Frequency Missing = 560.98416833

AGE WHEN FIRST USED COCAINE
Q22I
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3665.856
93.4
9 or younger
3.161073
0.1
10 years old
3.461662
0.1
11 years old
7.929878
0.2
12 years old
15.91156
0.4
13 years old
36.62254
0.9
14 years old
56.24388
1.4
15 years old
58.36523
1.5
16 years old
41.18866
1.0
17 years old
27.24895
0.7
18 or older
8.76584
0.2
Frequency Missing = 562.24411742

AGE WHEN FIRST USED CRACK
Q22J
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3683.636
97.3
9 or younger
3.348857
0.1
10 years old
3.649446
0.1
11 years old
5.504314
0.1
12 years old
16.27363
0.4
13 years old
18.12517
0.5
14 years old
21.46914
0.6
15 years old
16.41905
0.4
16 years old
9.868526
0.3
17 years old
6.413861
0.2
Frequency Missing = 702.29159156

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED HALLUCINOGENS
Q22L
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3720.713
92.3
9 or younger
4.225237
0.1
10 years old
4.041125
0.1
11 years old
15.41952
0.4
12 years old
24.62222
0.6
13 years old
64.5728
1.6
14 years old
78.57733
1.9
15 years old
64.68294
1.6
16 years old
36.46827
0.9
17 years old
17.84846
0.4
18 or older
1.74312
0.0
Frequency Missing = 454.08626255

AGE WHEN FIRST USED UPPERS
Q22M
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3480.009
91.5
9 or younger
6.540412
0.2
10 years old
4.996156
0.1
11 years old
12.72122
0.3
12 years old
34.67385
0.9
13 years old
74.20594
2.0
14 years old
76.96157
2.0
15 years old
54.90813
1.4
16 years old
40.63116
1.1
17 years old
11.4346
0.3
18 or older
6.622487
0.2
Frequency Missing = 683.29495593

AGE WHEN FIRST USED DOWNERS
Q22N
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3511.668
93.9
9 or younger
5.708209
0.2
10 years old
2.046324
0.1
11 years old
13.80869
0.4
12 years old
28.24886
0.8
13 years old
38.3117
1.0
14 years old
55.98742
1.5
15 years old
47.1893
1.3
16 years old
28.04103
0.7
17 years old
6.413861
0.2
18 or older
1.74312
0.0
Frequency Missing = 747.83312767

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED ROHYPNOL
Q22O
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3890.806
95.9
9 or younger
3.346243
0.1
10 years old
7.628033
0.2
11 years old
6.045752
0.1
12 years old
14.11451
0.3
13 years old
36.73391
0.9
14 years old
31.9319
0.8
15 years old
27.02999
0.7
16 years old
25.97386
0.6
17 years old
7.389734
0.2
18 or older
5.914257
0.1
Frequency Missing = 430.08578902

AGE WHEN FIRST USED STEROIDS
Q22P
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3590.723
97.9
9 or younger
4.749506
0.1
10 years old
1.85854
0.1
11 years old
7.706684
0.2
12 years old
9.997194
0.3
13 years old
11.66549
0.3
14 years old
9.70658
0.3
15 years old
15.11636
0.4
16 years old
6.531894
0.2
17 years old
5.553407
0.2
18 or older
2.92762
0.1
Frequency Missing = 820.46401086

AGE WHEN FIRST USED ECSTASY
Q22Q
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3610.69
94.4
9 or younger
1.279077
0.0
10 years old
6.919652
0.2
11 years old
2.25495
0.1
12 years old
9.664595
0.3
13 years old
36.80387
1.0
14 years old
47.0991
1.2
15 years old
46.88007
1.2
16 years old
34.22703
0.9
17 years old
20.39189
0.5
18 or older
6.831113
0.2
Frequency Missing = 663.9581424

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
AGE WHEN FIRST USED HEROIN
Q22R
Frequency
Percent
___________________________________
Never used it
3824.552
98.1
9 or younger
2.178913
0.1
10 years old
2.370369
0.1
11 years old
5.125074
0.1
12 years old
13.98312
0.4
13 years old
18.37445
0.5
14 years old
8.886301
0.2
15 years old
11.16994
0.3
16 years old
9.309905
0.2
17 years old
3.694867
0.1
Frequency Missing = 587.35487337

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE CIGARETTES
Q23A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
394.6894
9.3
Several times/wk
195.3443
4.6
Several times/mo
283.4832
6.7
About once/month
368.4102
8.7
About once/year
296.8704
7.0
< once/year
519.1367
12.3
Never used
2163.605
51.3
Frequency Missing = 265.4608973

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE
SMOKELESS TOBACCO
Q23B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________

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

30.60694
35.57005
49.58872
110.7869
101.5472
225.0416
3298.187

0.8
0.9
1.3
2.9
2.6
5.8
85.6

Frequency Missing = 635.67166936

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE BEER
Q23C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
20.31134
0.5
Several times/wk
180.1
4.6
Several times/mo
534.1844
13.6
About once/month
562.2279
14.3
About once/year
470.092
11.9
< once/year
429.93
10.9
Never used
1737.986
44.2
Frequency Missing = 552.16865673

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE WINE COOLERS
Q23D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
7.307659
0.2
Several times/wk
118.2878
3.1
Several times/mo
443.1518
11.5
About once/month
681.929
17.8
About once/year
632.5633
16.5
< once/year
416.2248
10.8
Never used
1540.673
40.1
Frequency Missing = 646.86300237

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE WINE
Q23E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
4.634086
0.1
Several times/wk
69.58616
1.8
Several times/mo
274.21
7.1
About once/month
482.3396
12.4
About once/year
767.6165
19.8
< once/year
468.1295
12.1
Never used
1813.79
46.7
Frequency Missing = 606.69451968

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE LIQUOR
Q23F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
14.9347
0.4
Several times/wk
131.2431
3.3
Several times/mo
455.7224
11.6
About once/month
584.9789
14.9

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

485.1261
328.8066
1931.787

12.3
8.4
49.1

Frequency Missing = 554.40119109

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE INHALANTS
Q23G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
13.47129
0.3
Several times/wk
26.0757
0.6
Several times/mo
30.41514
0.7
About once/month
108.707
2.7
About once/year
98.06541
2.4
< once/year
195.5722
4.8
Never used
3598.767
88.4
Frequency Missing = 415.92597486

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE MARIJUANA
Q23H
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
121.6339
3.3
Several times/wk
130.0027
3.5
Several times/mo
215.7681
5.9
About once/month
258.0868
7.0
About once/year
214.0281
5.8
< once/year
304.9769
8.3
Never used
2418.352
66.0
Frequency Missing = 824.15127341

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE COCAINE
Q23I
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
3.405259
0.1
Several times/wk
14.52843
0.4
Several times/mo
35.67322
1.0
About once/month
53.25051
1.4
About once/year
49.76668
1.3
< once/year
66.30375
1.8
Never used
3465.67
94.0
Frequency Missing = 798.40237389

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE CRACK
Q23J
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
3.348857
0.1
Several times/wk
4.672111
0.1
Several times/mo
13.35603
0.4
About once/month
16.96015
0.5

About once/year
< once/year
Never used

22.07297
30.01774
3480.853

0.6
0.8
97.5

Frequency Missing = 915.7186589

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HALLUCINOGENS
Q23L
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
0.767247
0.0
Several times/wk
9.64126
0.2
Several times/mo
28.45026
0.7
About once/month
61.34211
1.5
About once/year
82.48864
2.1
< once/year
109.0296
2.7
Never used
3696.796
92.7
Frequency Missing = 498.48492764

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE UPPERS
Q23M
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
12.49073
0.3
Several times/wk
13.47376
0.4
Several times/mo
40.87821
1.1
About once/month
70.80154
2.0
About once/year
70.07062
1.9
< once/year
89.05284
2.5
Never used
3306.304
91.8
Frequency Missing = 883.92835384

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE DOWNERS
Q23N
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
4.692953
0.1
Several times/wk
9.445073
0.3
Several times/mo
39.14838
1.1
About once/month
51.92029
1.4
About once/year
48.14561
1.3
< once/year
65.39999
1.8
Never used
3410.133
94.0
Frequency Missing = 858.11499693

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE ROHYPNOL
Q23O
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Several times/wk
10.08582
0.3
Several times/mo
22.18713
0.6
About once/month
28.98525
0.7
About once/year
47.33346
1.2

< once/year
Never used

44.44276
3809.397

1.1
96.1

Frequency Missing = 524.56842554

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE STEROIDS
Q23P
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
5.337372
0.2
Several times/wk
3.026019
0.1
Several times/mo
5.079752
0.1
About once/month
9.526898
0.3
About once/year
17.58603
0.5
< once/year
31.50068
0.9
Never used
3431.328
97.9
Frequency Missing = 983.61496342

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE ECSTASY
Q23Q
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
2.25495
0.1
Several times/wk
2.758376
0.1
Several times/mo
19.42755
0.5
About once/month
42.03552
1.2
About once/year
68.29322
1.9
< once/year
71.79255
2.0
Never used
3388.422
94.3
Frequency Missing = 892.01563317

HOW OFTEN NORMALLY USE HEROIN
Q23R
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Every day
1.279077
0.0
Several times/wk
4.225237
0.1
Several times/mo
5.913313
0.2
About once/month
6.728196
0.2
About once/year
15.5865
0.4
< once/year
33.40589
0.9
Never used
3638.076
98.2
Frequency Missing = 781.78561414

HOW MANY CIGARETTES IN PAST 30 DAYS
Q24
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
None
3155.301
72.6
Less than 1
579.9864
13.3
> 1 and < 10
405.285
9.3
> 10 and < 1pk
123.854
2.9

> 1pk and < 2pks
More than 2pks

69.65613
10.77809

1.6
0.2

Frequency Missing = 142.13973265

AMOUNT OF BEER AT ONE TIME
Q25A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2068.483
48.1
12+ drinks
137.432
3.2
9-11 drinks
113.1418
2.6
5-8 drinks
342.7836
8.0
3-4 drinks
385.5746
9.0
2 drinks
325.624
7.6
1 drink
419.8908
9.8
< 1 drink
507.6768
11.8
Frequency Missing = 186.39339873

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
AMOUNT OF WINE COOLERS AT ONE TIME
Q25B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1769.341
42.0
12+ drinks
141.8783
3.4
9-11 drinks
83.55684
2.0
5-8 drinks
309.3552
7.3
3-4 drinks
524.6927
12.5
2 drinks
455.8445
10.8
1 drink
533.3335
12.7
< 1 drink
392.4897
9.3
Frequency Missing = 276.50777101

AMOUNT OF WINE AT ONE TIME
Q25C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2055.383
48.8
12+ drinks
69.58457
1.7
9-11 drinks
35.01611
0.8
5-8 drinks
118.3549
2.8
3-4 drinks
261.9943
6.2
2 drinks
382.7148
9.1
1 drink
625.656
14.9
< 1 drink
659.2971
15.7
Frequency Missing = 278.99925319

AMOUNT OF LIQUOR AT ONE TIME
Q25D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2111.291
50.4
12+ drinks
115.8345
2.8

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

108.4821
275.6151
466.7014
328.9506
370.8198
409.3651

2.6
6.6
11.1
7.9
8.9
9.8

Frequency Missing = 299.94021422

BEERS, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2213.586
51.6
Never 5+ at time
690.7627
16.1
Every day
17.05089
0.4
Several times/wk
112.1332
2.6
Several times/mo
364.8663
8.5
About once/month
294.8912
6.9
< once/month
293.9356
6.8
< once/year
304.8276
7.1
Frequency Missing = 194.9468052

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
WINE COOLERS, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
1962.849
46.3
Never 5+ at time
767.5542
18.1
Every day
10.64183
0.3
Several times/wk
74.94958
1.8
Several times/mo
296.8818
7.0
About once/month
373.7068
8.8
< once/month
405.8563
9.6
< once/year
342.9983
8.1
Frequency Missing = 251.56192723

WINE, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2172.134
52.1
Never 5+ at time
732.9148
17.6
Every day
3.7344
0.1
Several times/wk
44.24436
1.1
Several times/mo
152.6001
3.7
About once/month
237.5846
5.7
< once/month
380.6182
9.1
< once/year
448.6857
10.8
Frequency Missing = 314.48382594

LIQUOR, FIVE OR MORE AT ONE TIME
Q26D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never drink this
2140.358
51.8
Never 5+ at time
603.0694
14.6

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

16.55866
69.65154
342.6392
313.1083
373.298
274.9165

0.4
1.7
8.3
7.6
9.0
6.7

Frequency Missing = 353.39981179

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM HOME
Q27A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1727.574
40.3
Never
1018.254
23.8
Seldom
1035.903
24.2
Most of the Time
361.1513
8.4
Always
140.6258
3.3
Frequency Missing = 203.49167916

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM FRIENDS
Q27B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1527.179
36.4
Never
547.5779
13.1
Seldom
722.432
17.2
Most of the Time
968.1269
23.1
Always
430.441
10.3
Frequency Missing = 291.24318757

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM A STORE
Q27C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1573.479
37.7
Never
1505.3
36.1
Seldom
514.5888
12.3
Most of the Time
366.2409
8.8
Always
214.0581
5.1
Frequency Missing = 313.33320356

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT PARTIES
Q27D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1472.134
35.8
Never
557.8161
13.6
Seldom
575.3642
14.0
Most of the Time
799.3454
19.4
Always
710.0149
17.3
Frequency Missing = 372.32518242

GET ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM OTHER
Q27E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Do not Drink
1597.771
39.5
Never
986.1645
24.4
Seldom
743.1836
18.4
Most of the Time
395.9188
9.8
Always
325.9729
8.1
Frequency Missing = 437.98863142

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE TOBACCO
Q28A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1619.627
38.1
Somewhat
1526.627
35.9
Not very
780.8491
18.4
Not at all
160.9384
3.8
Don't know
166.1909
3.9
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
Frequency Missing = 232.76690969

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE ALCOHOL
Q28B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
1839.749
44.6
Somewhat
1518.728
36.8
Not very
551.7386
13.4
Not at all
103.015
2.5
Don't know
113.4421
2.7
Frequency Missing = 360.3266285

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE INHALANTS
Q28C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
3097.402
75.4
Somewhat
664.0123
16.2
Not very
139.8731
3.4
Not at all
27.79706
0.7
Don't know
181.2116
4.4
Frequency Missing = 376.7033604

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE MARIJUANA
Q28D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

Very
Somewhat
Not very
Not at all
Don't know

2327.157
827.2211
490.7908
271.3233
100.6689

57.9
20.6
12.2
6.8
2.5

Frequency Missing = 469.83822633

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE COCAINE
Q28E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
3557.415
87.8
Somewhat
279.1085
6.9
Not very
49.8196
1.2
Not at all
27.291
0.7
Don't know
139.3717
3.4
Frequency Missing = 433.99375191

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE CRACK
Q28F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
3513.501
89.3
Somewhat
226.4715
5.8
Not very
34.69605
0.9
Not at all
23.07171
0.6
Don't know
138.6326
3.5
Frequency Missing = 550.62747054

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE ECSTASY
Q28G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
2954.533
73.6
Somewhat
380.107
9.5
Not very
172.6196
4.3
Not at all
61.6792
1.5
Don't know
446.7957
11.1
Frequency Missing = 471.26571499

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS
TO USE STEROIDS
Q28H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
2833.691
72.1
Somewhat
690.313
17.6
Not very
153.7066
3.9
Not at all
32.17802
0.8
Don't know
220.9134
5.6

Frequency Missing = 556.19760527

DANGEROUS FOR KIDS TO USE HEROIN
Q28I
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
Very
3754.951
92.1
Somewhat
140.2925
3.4
Not very
17.69531
0.4
Not at all
21.46734
0.5
Don't know
142.165
3.5
Frequency Missing = 410.42837946

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
USE MARIJUANA AS JOINTS
Q29A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
2236.858
70.0
Seldom
318.0847
10.0
Half the time
227.2589
7.1
Most of the time
263.9097
8.3
Always
119.8372
3.8
Don't know
27.97263
0.9
Frequency Missing = 1293.0792618

USE MARIJUANA AS BLUNTS
Q29B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
2365.994
75.6
Seldom
321.5615
10.3
Half the time
153.0583
4.9
Most of the time
128.4572
4.1
Always
128.753
4.1
Don't know
30.36017
1.0
Frequency Missing = 1358.8155014

USE MARIJUANA IN BONGS OR WATER PIPES
Q29C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
2496.598
79.3
Seldom
267.6213
8.5
Half the time
153.6009
4.9
Most of the time
124.6525
4.0
Always
76.64051
2.4
Don't know
29.9329
1.0

Frequency Missing = 1337.9536403

USE MARIJUANA IN PIPES
Q29D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
2409.598
77.7
Seldom
301.7444
9.7
Half the time
146.0366
4.7
Most of the time
139.212
4.5
Always
81.59645
2.6
Don't know
24.80415
0.8
Frequency Missing = 1384.0084365

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
USE MARIJUANA OTHER WAYS
Q29E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
2690.678
86.0
Seldom
252.037
8.1
Half the time
33.82432
1.1
Most of the time
31.96839
1.0
Always
50.17081
1.6
Don't know
68.47335
2.2
Frequency Missing = 1359.8477139

DAYS SKIPPED SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3208.22
74.2
1-3 days
781.8747
18.1
4-9 days
203.7647
4.7
10+ days
127.9517
3.0
Frequency Missing = 165.18859278

DAYS ILL SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
982.1595
23.0
1-3 days
1998.884
46.8
4-9 days
1032.077
24.2
10+ days
253.7941
5.9
Frequency Missing = 220.08487776

OTHER DAYS MISSED
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
1745.244
41.1
1-3 days
2108.246
49.6
4-9 days
297.4821
7.0
10+ days
95.74509
2.3
Frequency Missing = 240.28225158

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3366.238
78.1
1-3 days
622.0687
14.4
4-9 days
170.9469
4.0
10+ days
153.1129
3.6
Frequency Missing = 174.6333016
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
SOMEONE CALLED HOME
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3655.634
85.2
1-3 days
472.3836
11.0
4-9 days
92.82798
2.2
10+ days
70.19678
1.6
Frequency Missing = 195.95706706

IN TROUBLE FOR DRINKING
SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30F
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
4156.057
99.0
1-3 days
24.44087
0.6
4-9 days
5.763403
0.1
10+ days
11.82505
0.3
Frequency Missing = 288.91397402

IN TROUBLE FOR DRUG
USE SINCE SEPTEMBER
Q30G
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
4188.779
98.6
1-3 days
43.753
1.0
4-9 days
3.45799
0.1
10+ days
11.61643
0.3
Frequency Missing = 239.3934465

DAYS SKIPPED IN PAST MONTH
Q31A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3627.908
84.8
1-3 days
555.3684
13.0
4-9 days
60.53668
1.4
10+ days
36.08056
0.8
Frequency Missing = 207.10639189

DAYS ILL IN PAST MONTH
Q31B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2492.004
59.9
1-3 days
1459.578
35.1
4-9 days
171.8315
4.1
10+ days
37.15102
0.9
Frequency Missing = 326.43520649

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
OTHER DAYS MISSED
IN PAST MONTH
Q31C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
2844.475
68.4
1-3 days
1205.789
29.0
4-9 days
78.04009
1.9
10+ days
27.77604
0.7
Frequency Missing = 330.91978376

SENT TO PRINCIPAL/DEAN
IN PAST MONTH
Q31D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3762.799
89.1
1-3 days
346.8203
8.2
4-9 days
83.99393
2.0
10+ days
27.91982
0.7
Frequency Missing = 265.4667545

SOMEONE CALLED HOME
IN PAST MONTH
Q31E
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3960.748
93.3
1-3 days
226.4911
5.3
4-9 days
28.74207
0.7
10+ days
27.85728
0.7
Frequency Missing = 243.16097986

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32A
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
3889.791
91.7
1-3 times
304.2019
7.2
4-9 times
34.29604
0.8
10+ times
15.08413
0.4
Frequency Missing = 243.62695427

DRIVEN A CAR AFTER
A GOOD BIT TO DRINK
Q32B
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
3508.919
89.5
1-3 times
293.7094
7.5
4-9 times
52.22451
1.3
10+ times
65.2275
1.7
Frequency Missing = 566.91926691
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32C
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
3794.931
94.3
1-3 times
188.0175
4.7
4-9 times
21.63456
0.5
10+ times
17.82674
0.4
Frequency Missing = 464.58994902

TROUBLE WITH POLICE
BECAUSE OF DRINKING
Q32D
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
3687.97
95.7
1-3 times
136.7718
3.5
4-9 times
15.10895
0.4
10+ times
13.16794
0.3
Frequency Missing = 633.98150313

TROUBLE WITH FRIENDS
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32E
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
3869.706
94.1
1-3 times
209.8449
5.1
4-9 times
26.11394
0.6
10+ times
8.746303
0.2
Frequency Missing = 372.58859153

DRIVEN A CAR WHILE
HIGH FROM DRUGS
Q32F
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
3409.218
90.8
1-3 times
204.4148
5.4
4-9 times
32.86217
0.9
10+ times
106.7881
2.8
Frequency Missing = 733.71706857

CRITICIZED BY DATE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32G
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
3713.195
94.8
1-3 times
161.5877
4.1
4-9 times
27.52057
0.7
10+ times
15.56071
0.4
Frequency Missing = 569.13541454
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
TROUBLE WITH POLICE
BECAUSE OF DRUG USE
Q32H
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________
None
3837.679
97.6
1-3 times
76.51288
1.9
4-9 times
11.34511
0.3
10+ times
7.084314
0.2
Frequency Missing = 554.37847809

CLASS DAYS DRUNK ON
ALCOHOL SINCE SEPT
Q33A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3833.151
91.3
1-3 days
285.2071
6.8
4-9 days
52.32297
1.2
10+ days
28.33854
0.7
Frequency Missing = 287.98059061

CLASS DAYS HIGH ON MARIJUANA
SINCE SEPT
Q33B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3436.29
87.4
1-3 days
279.8714
7.1
4-9 days
97.13019
2.5
10+ days
117.5917
3.0
Frequency Missing = 556.11670166

CLASS DAYS HIGH ON INHALANTS
SINCE SEPT
Q33C
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3894.19
96.8
1-3 days
94.46707
2.3
4-9 days
19.96483
0.5
10+ days
15.45119
0.4
Frequency Missing = 462.92703085

CLASS DAYS HIGH
ON OTHER DRUG(S)
Q33D
Frequency
Percent
______________________________
None
3943.11
94.9
1-3 days
133.3899
3.2
4-9 days
46.36762
1.1
10+ days
30.82769
0.7
Frequency Missing = 333.30468201
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
ALCOHOL USE AT PARTIES
THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Q34A
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
1522.423
35.2
Seldom
555.8126
12.9
Half the time
317.7887
7.4
Most of the time
621.2285
14.4
Always
846.6167
19.6
Don't know
68.17548
1.6
Didn't attend
388.897
9.0
Frequency Missing = 166.05779696

DRUG USE AT PARTIES THIS SCHOOL YEAR
Q34B
Frequency
Percent
______________________________________
Never
2028.118
47.2
Seldom
510.0004
11.9
Half the time
391.3422
9.1
Most of the time
451.2542
10.5
Always
439.1097
10.2
Don't know
90.60971
2.1
Didn't attend
381.9602
8.9
Frequency Missing = 194.60594354

SOUGHT HELP FOR DRUG/ALCOHOL
PROBLEM
Q35
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3786.834
94.7
Yes
212.4491
5.3

Frequency Missing = 487.71723535

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Q36A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2959.357
70.5
Yes
1236.574
29.5
Frequency Missing = 291.0689993

WOULD SEEK HELP OUTSIDE
OF SCHOOL
Q36B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3024.876
73.3
Yes
1104.404
26.7
Frequency Missing = 357.71977889
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
OTHER COUNSELOR
Q36C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2302.681
57.5
Yes
1698.622
42.5
Frequency Missing = 485.69683072

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM PARENTS
Q36D
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1646.025
41.3
Yes
2335.1
58.7
Frequency Missing = 505.87428057

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
A MEDICAL DOCTOR
Q36E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2329.87
58.5
Yes
1650.653
41.5
Frequency Missing = 506.47632962

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM FRIENDS
Q36F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________

No
Yes

861.7132
3167.593

21.4
78.6

Frequency Missing = 457.69347652

WOULD SEEK HELP FROM
ANOTHER ADULT
Q36G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1613.456
39.0
Yes
2524.233
61.0
Frequency Missing = 349.31045244

WOULD NOT SEEK HELP
Q36H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3434.148
87.0
Yes
514.9726
13.0
Frequency Missing = 537.87894693
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--HEALTH CLASS
Q37A
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1775.886
47.9
Yes
1930.449
52.1
Frequency Missing = 780.66482396

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--ASSEMBLY
PROGRAM
Q37B
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1432.282
39.6
Yes
2183.952
60.4
Frequency Missing = 870.76633783

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--GUIDANCE
COUNSELOR
Q37C
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2810.606
77.8
Yes
800.7554
22.2
Frequency Missing = 875.6382612

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

No
Yes

2279.873
1290.381

63.9
36.1

Frequency Missing = 916.74605567

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--SOCIAL
STUDIES CLASS
Q37E
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3247.409
90.3
Yes
347.8408
9.7
Frequency Missing = 891.74959328

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--DRUG
RAP SESSION
Q37F
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3029.484
85.4
Yes
517.8401
14.6
The frequencies have been weighted so that the
analysis reflects the distribution of students by grade
level in the district

Arlington
Spring 1998
Frequency Missing = 939.67551341

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--INVITED
SCHOOL GUEST
Q37G
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
1757.063
48.4
Yes
1876.117
51.6
Frequency Missing = 853.81989972

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFO--OTHER
SCHOOL SOURCE
Q37H
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2328.031
64.7
Yes
1271.247
35.3
Frequency Missing = 887.72106749

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS SMOKING CIGARET
Q38A
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
2854.012
66.8
Mild disapprove
661.3331
15.5
Neither
426.0447
10.0
Mildly approve
59.91503
1.4
Strongly approve
50.59192
1.2
Don't know
218.9483
5.1

Frequency Missing = 216.15439488

PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS DRINKING BEER
Q38B
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
2780.473
67.2
Mild disapprove
636.2493
15.4
Neither
370.6285
9.0
Mildly approve
89.77199
2.2
Strongly approve
48.7481
1.2
Don't know
213.7044
5.2
Frequency Missing = 347.42475353

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

Arlington
Spring 1998
PARENTS FEEL ABOUT KIDS USING MARIJUANA
Q38C
Frequency
Percent
_______________________________________
Strong disapprove
3541.308
84.5
Mild disapprove
214.9867
5.1
Neither
159.6274
3.8
Mildly approve
26.10645
0.6
Strongly approve
58.38579
1.4
Don't know
190.134
4.5
Frequency Missing = 296.45186548

PURCHASED LOTTERY TICKET
IN PAST YEAR
Q39
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
3089.401
72.2
Yes
1190.08
27.8
Frequency Missing = 207.51923803

NON-LOTTERY GAMBLING
IN PAST YEAR
Q40
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
No
2606.601
60.7
Yes
1686.709
39.3
Frequency Missing = 193.6900303

MONEY SPENT ON GAMBLING
IN PAST YEAR
Q41
Frequency
Percent
________________________________
$0
2338.632
54.5
$1 - $10
1082.447
25.2
$11 - $50
573.5586
13.4
$51 - $100
147.7659
3.4
$100+
145.6448
3.4
Frequency Missing = 198.951094

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

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