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Table 3.1C – Perceived Risk and Availability of Substances, by Age Group: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Risk/Availability
Total
AGE GROUP
12-17
18-25
26 or Older
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
2 Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
3 Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK1
               
Cigarettes                
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 762 798 110 105 134 137 733 774
Marijuana                
Smoke Once a Month 927 928 107 109 133 127 896 900
Smoke Once or Twice a Week 873 883 117 113 156 152 834 849
Cocaine                
Use Once a Month 748 747 114 107 145 152 708 717
Use Once or Twice a Week 508 529 95 90 106 101 475 510
Heroin                
Try Once or Twice 608 601 110 109 120 116 567 566
Use Once or Twice a Week 384 386 86 90 77 74 358 356
LSD                
Try Once or Twice 753 734 115 106 145 148 700 692
Use Once or Twice a Week 545 487 95 94 105 105 513 455
Alcohol                
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 799 786 108 109 148 149 757 760
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 903 889 118 108 155 144 868 856
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY2
               
Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain3                
Marijuana 938 868 110 110 132 136 908 834
Cocaine 807 817 99 97 146 156 776 778
Crack 820 777 96 99 141 145 791 743
Heroin 665 639 74 78 115 122 639 615
LSD 655 605 79 75 116 121 635 583
Approached in the Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs 359 404 86 76 116 120 306 355
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Table 3.1D – Perceived Risk and Availability of Substances, by Age Group: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Risk/Availability
Total
AGE GROUP
12-17
18-25
26 or Older
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
2 Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
3 Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK1
               
Cigarettes                
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 0.32 0.33 0.44 0.42 0.41 0.42 0.40 0.41
Marijuana                
Smoke Once a Month 0.39 0.38 0.43 0.44 0.41 0.39 0.49 0.49
Smoke Once or Twice a Week 0.37 0.36 0.47 0.45 0.48 0.47 0.46 0.46
Cocaine                
Use Once a Month 0.31 0.31 0.46 0.43 0.45 0.47 0.39 0.39
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.21 0.22 0.38 0.36 0.33 0.31 0.26 0.28
Heroin                
Try Once or Twice 0.25 0.25 0.44 0.44 0.38 0.36 0.31 0.31
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.16 0.16 0.35 0.36 0.24 0.23 0.20 0.19
LSD                
Try Once or Twice 0.32 0.31 0.48 0.44 0.45 0.46 0.39 0.38
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.23 0.20 0.39 0.39 0.33 0.33 0.28 0.25
Alcohol                
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 0.33 0.32 0.43 0.43 0.46 0.46 0.41 0.41
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 0.37 0.36 0.47 0.43 0.48 0.44 0.47 0.46
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY2
               
Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain3                
Marijuana 0.40 0.37 0.44 0.44 0.41 0.42 0.51 0.47
Cocaine 0.35 0.35 0.41 0.40 0.46 0.49 0.45 0.44
Crack 0.36 0.34 0.39 0.40 0.45 0.46 0.46 0.42
Heroin 0.29 0.28 0.31 0.32 0.37 0.39 0.37 0.35
LSD 0.29 0.26 0.33 0.32 0.37 0.39 0.37 0.33
Approached in the Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs 0.15 0.16 0.34 0.30 0.36 0.37 0.17 0.19
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Table 3.1P – Perceived Risk and Availability of Substances, by Age Group: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Risk/Availability
Total
AGE GROUP
12-17
18-25
26 or Older
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
2 Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
3 Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
PERCEPTIONS OF GREAT RISK1
               
Cigarettes                
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 0.1814   0.5419   0.1275   0.0795  
Marijuana                
Smoke Once a Month 0.0642   0.2438   0.8733   0.0874  
Smoke Once or Twice a Week 0.6114   0.2324   0.1389   0.9234  
Cocaine                
Use Once a Month 0.8998   0.8128   0.7175   0.9662  
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.0491   0.1824   0.7885   0.0703  
Heroin                
Try Once or Twice 0.2876   0.2300   0.0537   0.6895  
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.8090   0.2589   0.7450   0.9909  
LSD                
Try Once or Twice 0.2900   0.9674   0.0517   0.1105  
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.4251   0.0155   0.2362   0.8419  
Alcohol                
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 0.3235   0.2093   0.4867   0.4977  
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 0.5113   0.1396   0.9735   0.6456  
PERCEIVED AVAILABILITY2
               
Fairly or Very Easy to Obtain3                
Marijuana 0.7438   0.1753   0.9907   0.8695  
Cocaine 0.4049   0.0939   0.6230   0.4710  
Crack 0.9901   0.1077   0.6679   0.8942  
Heroin 0.3741   0.3799   0.8898   0.4118  
LSD 0.3927   0.0002   0.0053   0.9108  
Approached in the Past Month by Someone Selling Drugs 0.2575   0.6744   0.2858   0.0596  
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Table 3.2C – Perceived Great Risk of Cigarette and Alcohol Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
CIGARETTES
ALCOHOL
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
110 105 108 109 118 108
AGE
           
12-13 111 109 108 111 84 84
14-15 123 115 117 113 91 86
16-17 119 111 108 105 88 84
GENDER
           
Male 79 78 80 77 78 76
Female 70 70 75 73 80 72
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 95 94 91 96 105 95
White 183 178 168 172 114 115
Black or African American 104 94 94 96 79 77
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 9 14 10 9 9
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 56 56 67 55 56 43
Two or More Races 22 21 21 28 15 16
Hispanic or Latino 52 46 55 48 55 51
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 194 180 189 178 146 128
Small Metro 127 137 120 137 89 93
Nonmetro 93 83 86 81 62 59
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Table 3.2D – Perceived Great Risk of Cigarette and Alcohol Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
CIGARETTES
ALCOHOL
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.44 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.47 0.43
AGE
           
12-13 0.73 0.72 0.71 0.72 0.74 0.76
14-15 0.75 0.68 0.73 0.72 0.78 0.72
16-17 0.73 0.70 0.72 0.70 0.77 0.75
GENDER
           
Male 0.61 0.60 0.62 0.60 0.61 0.59
Female 0.57 0.57 0.61 0.59 0.65 0.58
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.46 0.46 0.44 0.47 0.51 0.46
White 0.50 0.49 0.50 0.53 0.50 0.50
Black or African American 1.14 1.14 1.00 1.07 1.21 1.16
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.68 5.49 4.40 4.53 3.52 4.28
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.47 2.42 2.24 2.93 3.05 2.73
Two or More Races 2.59 4.00 2.43 2.72 2.88 2.84
Hispanic or Latino 1.21 1.03 1.26 1.06 1.27 1.13
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.62 0.58 0.65 0.62 0.71 0.62
Small Metro 0.75 0.75 0.71 0.75 0.78 0.77
Nonmetro 0.95 0.89 0.92 0.92 0.94 0.91
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Table 3.2P – Perceived Great Risk of Cigarette and Alcohol Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
CIGARETTES
ALCOHOL
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.5419   0.2093   0.1396  
AGE
           
12-13 0.5797   0.2044   0.3044  
14-15 0.9559   0.7837   0.5349  
16-17 0.5486   0.1595   0.2453  
GENDER
           
Male 0.9296   0.6560   0.1041  
Female 0.4161   0.1828   0.5484  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9051   0.6014   0.2569  
White 0.0868   0.5356   0.0963  
Black or African American 0.0145   0.5935   0.7087  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6488   0.9238   0.5838  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.9630   0.1268   0.2349  
Two or More Races 0.1009   0.3528   0.7602  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1211   0.0896   0.3090  
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.7717   0.7967   0.0648  
Small Metro 0.7308   0.2623   0.4433  
Nonmetro 0.1210   0.1957   0.2236  
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Table 3.3C – Perceived Great Risk of Marijuana and Cocaine Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
MARIJUANA
COCAINE
Smoke Once a Month
Smoke Once or Twice a Week
Use Once a Month
Use Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
107 109 117 113 114 107 95 90
AGE
               
12-13 83 82 106 108 84 79 116 110
14-15 77 78 105 101 96 95 133 125
16-17 68 66 89 88 102 96 129 124
GENDER
               
Male 73 73 81 79 79 75 64 62
Female 74 76 81 77 78 78 65 61
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 92 94 100 99 100 94 79 76
White 108 109 157 156 131 131 206 196
Black or African American 58 60 66 73 84 77 104 100
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 9 11 8 10 10 13 12
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 42 33 63 48 41 42 60 60
Two or More Races 11 11 16 17 17 17 20 28
Hispanic or Latino 57 56 58 54 55 53 47 47
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 116 118 168 157 150 135 215 193
Small Metro 80 85 109 117 99 111 143 157
Nonmetro 57 57 81 75 72 67 107 96
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Table 3.3D – Perceived Great Risk of Marijuana and Cocaine Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
MARIJUANA
COCAINE
Smoke Once a Month
Smoke Once or Twice a Week
Use Once a Month
Use Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.43 0.44 0.47 0.45 0.46 0.43 0.38 0.36
AGE
               
12-13 0.72 0.79 0.74 0.80 0.74 0.75 0.69 0.73
14-15 0.71 0.69 0.78 0.76 0.78 0.73 0.63 0.58
16-17 0.71 0.64 0.76 0.75 0.76 0.73 0.56 0.53
GENDER
               
Male 0.57 0.57 0.64 0.62 0.63 0.59 0.51 0.49
Female 0.60 0.62 0.66 0.62 0.64 0.63 0.53 0.50
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.44 0.46 0.49 0.48 0.49 0.46 0.38 0.37
White 0.51 0.50 0.53 0.53 0.51 0.52 0.39 0.39
Black or African American 1.05 1.11 1.08 1.16 1.19 1.16 0.98 1.01
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.67 4.46 4.28 4.08 4.15 4.72 3.84 4.47
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 2.52 2.51 3.03 2.64 3.00 2.57 2.34 2.33
Two or More Races 2.39 2.79 2.90 3.80 2.96 2.88 2.66 2.44
Hispanic or Latino 1.32 1.24 1.34 1.20 1.28 1.19 1.09 1.06
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.61 0.62 0.70 0.67 0.68 0.61 0.57 0.52
Small Metro 0.75 0.73 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.82 0.59 0.61
Nonmetro 0.87 0.91 0.92 0.95 0.93 0.91 0.80 0.77
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Table 3.3P – Perceived Great Risk of Marijuana and Cocaine Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
MARIJUANA
COCAINE
Smoke Once a Month
Smoke Once or Twice a Week
Use Once a Month
Use Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.2438   0.2324   0.8128   0.1824  
AGE
               
12-13 0.3727   0.4705   0.8323   0.1755  
14-15 0.4836   0.5892   0.1921   0.5365  
16-17 0.3406   0.6174   0.2874   0.5326  
GENDER
               
Male 0.2438   0.3370   0.7402   0.0946  
Female 0.5977   0.4470   0.5108   0.7826  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2064   0.1648   0.4473   0.1961  
White 0.0833   0.1071   0.2218   0.2818  
Black or African American 0.8362   0.2981   0.6475   0.4603  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0256   0.5454   0.7945   0.4139  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.0620   0.0955   0.9758   0.1944  
Two or More Races 0.8500   0.8426   0.6703   0.0885  
Hispanic or Latino 0.9511   0.9691   0.4182   0.7469  
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.1239   0.6639   0.2807   0.6744  
Small Metro 0.3432   0.1360   0.3310   0.2190  
Nonmetro 0.1363   0.7863   0.7455   0.2105  
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Table 3.4C – Perceived Great Risk of Heroin and LSD Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
HEROIN
LSD
Try Once or Twice
Use Once or Twice a Week
Try Once or Twice
Use Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
110 109 86 90 115 106 95 94
AGE
               
12-13 88 85 114 110 85 79 108 103
14-15 108 104 133 125 103 96 129 116
16-17 113 111 136 126 98 102 123 119
GENDER
               
Male 76 76 62 60 80 73 66 66
Female 73 78 62 61 77 77 67 65
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 97 96 73 76 101 96 82 83
White 150 149 206 199 138 134 194 183
Black or African American 89 88 104 100 83 81 91 94
American Indian or Alaska Native 13 11 15 12 10 10 14 12
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 43 46 67 59 48 45 59 57
Two or More Races 19 25 21 30 18 24 21 27
Hispanic or Latino 52 50 44 45 51 51 46 44
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 162 150 215 193 156 139 203 183
Small Metro 111 124 143 158 105 113 133 144
Nonmetro 82 76 110 96 74 69 96 88
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Table 3.4D – Perceived Great Risk of Heroin and LSD Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
HEROIN
LSD
Try Once or Twice
Use Once or Twice a Week
Try Once or Twice
Use Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.44 0.44 0.35 0.36 0.48 0.44 0.39 0.39
AGE
               
12-13 0.76 0.78 0.71 0.76 0.77 0.79 0.72 0.74
14-15 0.79 0.71 0.59 0.54 0.80 0.75 0.67 0.65
16-17 0.68 0.74 0.47 0.52 0.73 0.78 0.61 0.60
GENDER
               
Male 0.60 0.60 0.49 0.47 0.65 0.60 0.54 0.54
Female 0.60 0.64 0.51 0.50 0.65 0.65 0.57 0.55
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.47 0.47 0.35 0.37 0.51 0.48 0.41 0.42
White 0.53 0.53 0.38 0.38 0.54 0.55 0.43 0.43
Black or African American 1.11 1.16 0.91 1.04 1.26 1.20 1.17 1.14
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.30 5.10 3.27 4.36 4.77 5.12 4.83 4.61
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 3.09 2.51 2.39 2.25 3.14 2.65 2.26 2.82
Two or More Races 3.01 3.62 2.41 1.76 3.01 4.07 2.51 2.50
Hispanic or Latino 1.22 1.13 1.03 1.02 1.22 1.17 1.10 1.02
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.67 0.64 0.52 0.52 0.69 0.67 0.58 0.56
Small Metro 0.72 0.75 0.62 0.59 0.79 0.75 0.66 0.68
Nonmetro 0.96 1.00 0.69 0.80 0.98 1.02 0.75 0.84
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Table 3.4P – Perceived Great Risk of Heroin and LSD Use among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
HEROIN
LSD
Try Once or Twice
Use Once or Twice a Week
Try Once or Twice
Use Once or Twice a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perception of Risk questions include "No risk," "Slight risk," "Moderate risk," and "Great risk." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Great risk." Respondents with unknown Perception of Risk data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.2300   0.2589   0.9674   0.0155  
AGE
               
12-13 0.3903   0.1433   0.3602   0.1840  
14-15 0.1097   0.6895   0.2856   0.0534  
16-17 0.4059   0.2107   0.5206   0.2428  
GENDER
               
Male 0.6014   0.1009   0.4570   0.0198  
Female 0.2148   0.9889   0.5009   0.2706  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.1057   0.4704   0.7074   0.0057  
White 0.1584   0.9172   0.8971   0.0186  
Black or African American 0.4174   0.3754   0.3991   0.9637  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5102   0.8306   0.3921   0.3214  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.8469   0.2112   0.4794   0.0006  
Two or More Races 0.8394   0.0017   0.6135   0.2383  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5997   0.4095   0.4025   0.9184  
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.2848   0.3479   0.9137   0.2396  
Small Metro 0.4493   0.6321   0.5012   0.0920  
Nonmetro 1.0000   0.0620   0.5526   0.0616  
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Table 3.5C – Perceived That Obtaining Specific Illicit Drugs Would Be Fairly or Very Easy among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SPECIFIC ILLICIT DRUGS
Marijuana
Cocaine
Crack
Heroin
LSD
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy." Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
110 110 99 97 96 99 74 78 79 75
AGE
                   
12-13 57 53 45 41 48 49 35 35 32 29
14-15 102 99 70 69 72 73 47 52 56 48
16-17 120 108 76 79 68 74 54 55 60 56
GENDER
                   
Male 80 77 66 65 64 66 49 50 53 50
Female 76 74 69 68 69 70 57 57 56 55
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 96 93 85 83 84 86 64 66 70 65
White 146 134 92 86 89 86 62 58 70 63
Black or African American 84 81 51 54 55 57 38 42 32 32
American Indian or Alaska Native 13 8 7 4 7 4 6 2 4 3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 50 41 20 23 23 30 16 16 26 17
Two or More Races 18 21 9 16 11 16 8 9 8 8
Hispanic or Latino 56 52 48 50 46 50 38 42 39 37
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 154 138 92 90 89 91 64 67 73 64
Small Metro 101 104 68 73 66 76 47 53 51 47
Nonmetro 72 66 45 46 47 47 33 34 32 26
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Table 3.5D – Perceived That Obtaining Specific Illicit Drugs Would Be Fairly or Very Easy among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SPECIFIC ILLICIT DRUGS
Marijuana
Cocaine
Crack
Heroin
LSD
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy." Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.44 0.44 0.41 0.40 0.39 0.40 0.31 0.32 0.33 0.32
AGE
                   
12-13 0.63 0.61 0.55 0.50 0.57 0.58 0.42 0.44 0.40 0.38
14-15 0.78 0.75 0.69 0.67 0.70 0.70 0.50 0.56 0.61 0.53
16-17 0.67 0.63 0.75 0.75 0.70 0.71 0.61 0.59 0.66 0.61
GENDER
                   
Male 0.64 0.61 0.53 0.52 0.51 0.53 0.39 0.40 0.44 0.41
Female 0.63 0.61 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.48 0.48 0.49 0.47
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.47 0.46 0.42 0.42 0.42 0.43 0.32 0.33 0.36 0.33
White 0.55 0.50 0.49 0.46 0.47 0.47 0.36 0.36 0.41 0.38
Black or African American 1.16 1.19 1.03 1.03 1.13 1.05 0.87 0.92 0.78 0.77
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.75 4.60 3.87 3.15 3.75 3.02 3.64 1.61 2.44 2.14
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 3.52 2.86 1.82 2.02 2.06 2.65 1.54 1.57 2.20 1.71
Two or More Races 3.01 3.04 2.25 3.47 2.63 2.82 1.96 2.25 2.08 2.08
Hispanic or Latino 1.30 1.18 1.14 1.12 1.08 1.15 0.90 0.96 0.96 0.86
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 0.66 0.67 0.57 0.56 0.55 0.57 0.43 0.46 0.47 0.46
Small Metro 0.78 0.73 0.73 0.72 0.73 0.74 0.55 0.60 0.62 0.54
Nonmetro 0.97 0.98 0.87 0.88 0.88 0.92 0.70 0.75 0.69 0.61
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Table 3.5P – Perceived That Obtaining Specific Illicit Drugs Would Be Fairly or Very Easy among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SPECIFIC ILLICIT DRUGS
Marijuana
Cocaine
Crack
Heroin
LSD
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Perceived Availability questions include "Probably impossible," "Very difficult," "Fairly difficult," "Fairly easy," and "Very easy." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Fairly easy" or "Very easy." Respondents with unknown Perceived Availability data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.1753   0.0939   0.1077   0.3799   0.0002  
AGE
                   
12-13 0.1364   0.7843   0.3983   0.9255   0.1652  
14-15 0.4037   0.4641   0.2609   0.1556   0.0328  
16-17 0.0798   0.1601   0.6186   0.9036   0.0008  
GENDER
                   
Male 0.3101   0.4878   0.0479   0.3400   0.0048  
Female 0.3565   0.0716   0.6562   0.6906   0.0109  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.3358   0.1379   0.1371   0.8696   0.0013  
White 0.1337   0.7028   0.9300   0.5387   0.0012  
Black or African American 0.8012   0.1276   0.0404   0.1498   0.4898  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0669   0.5432   0.6913   0.0891   0.5297  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.3473   0.1589   0.1410   0.8035   0.7980  
Two or More Races 0.2313   0.0572   0.2052   0.6759   0.9086  
Hispanic or Latino 0.3291   0.4326   0.5110   0.1645   0.0758  
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 0.2038   0.6045   0.6488   0.7213   0.0086  
Small Metro 0.7706   0.1394   0.0606   0.1356   0.1327  
Nonmetro 0.1445   0.1719   0.5243   0.6175   0.0065  
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Table 3.6C – Youths Feel That Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Parents' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Parents' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
64 61 64 64 59 55 69 69
AGE
               
12-13 133 126 133 127 134 128 130 127
14-15 143 136 141 134 145 137 139 135
16-17 133 127 129 125 135 127 131 124
GENDER
               
Male 50 44 48 49 44 40 52 50
Female 41 41 45 41 38 36 47 46
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 56 54 58 57 50 47 59 60
White 224 214 215 211 223 218 215 211
Black or African American 117 116 119 118 119 118 116 117
American Indian or Alaska Native 16 15 16 12 16 13 17 15
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 76 70 77 70 77 70 76 66
Two or More Races 23 30 23 29 24 30 23 29
Hispanic or Latino 31 29 31 30 29 29 34 33
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 241 214 234 213 240 217 231 213
Small Metro 157 176 155 173 158 177 153 171
Nonmetro 115 105 117 107 120 109 114 106
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Table 3.6D – Youths Feel That Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Parents' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Parents' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.26 0.24 0.26 0.26 0.23 0.22 0.27 0.28
AGE
               
12-13 0.38 0.36 0.36 0.35 0.35 0.33 0.41 0.36
14-15 0.38 0.38 0.44 0.41 0.36 0.33 0.45 0.43
16-17 0.52 0.49 0.51 0.53 0.47 0.45 0.55 0.58
GENDER
               
Male 0.39 0.35 0.38 0.38 0.34 0.32 0.41 0.39
Female 0.34 0.34 0.36 0.34 0.31 0.29 0.39 0.37
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.27 0.26 0.28 0.28 0.24 0.23 0.28 0.29
White 0.30 0.30 0.32 0.32 0.27 0.27 0.32 0.33
Black or African American 0.69 0.66 0.71 0.65 0.69 0.56 0.78 0.65
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.14 3.84 2.62 4.65 2.50 3.96 1.59 4.21
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.40 1.15 1.34 1.15 1.26 1.10 1.56 2.02
Two or More Races 1.44 2.14 1.43 2.09 0.97 1.77 1.65 1.96
Hispanic or Latino 0.72 0.65 0.73 0.67 0.69 0.65 0.80 0.75
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.37 0.35 0.39 0.38 0.35 0.32 0.40 0.39
Small Metro 0.44 0.45 0.47 0.47 0.41 0.39 0.51 0.44
Nonmetro 0.62 0.57 0.56 0.55 0.50 0.52 0.60 0.63
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Table 3.6P – Youths Feel That Parents Would Strongly Disapprove of Youths' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Parents' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Parents' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.4556   0.5108   0.5328   0.0521  
AGE
               
12-13 0.7030   0.4439   0.7787   0.0424  
14-15 0.4861   0.9681   0.9625   0.8232  
16-17 0.1200   0.0906   0.4098   0.1328  
GENDER
               
Male 0.6843   0.8440   0.9396   0.4483  
Female 0.5110   0.2307   0.3834   0.0457  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9688   0.6411   0.7502   0.1293  
White 0.8363   0.3552   0.8457   0.1863  
Black or African American 0.4879   0.8875   0.2332   0.0418  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8342   0.0675   0.0825   0.0302  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.8904   0.8460   0.6315   0.3847  
Two or More Races 0.3671   0.1230   0.2469   0.7628  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1367   0.6654   0.4781   0.1904  
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.8636   0.9904   0.9036   0.5303  
Small Metro 0.4994   0.3941   0.1906   0.0483  
Nonmetro 0.2055   0.5817   0.8974   0.2527  
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Table 3.7C – Youths Feel That Close Friends Would Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
77 76 90 91 86 84 82 80
AGE
               
12-13 131 126 131 127 132 128 132 128
14-15 136 130 132 127 136 129 136 128
16-17 124 123 115 115 116 118 120 116
GENDER
               
Male 59 57 68 64 66 60 64 60
Female 48 50 59 58 54 54 52 53
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 68 66 78 78 75 73 71 70
White 211 209 201 200 205 205 207 205
Black or African American 113 110 108 107 109 108 113 108
American Indian or Alaska Native 17 11 18 13 16 12 16 15
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 74 63 76 64 76 66 75 67
Two or More Races 23 29 21 27 21 28 22 28
Hispanic or Latino 35 36 41 40 39 39 37 38
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 227 206 216 203 219 206 223 207
Small Metro 150 168 144 166 148 164 147 166
Nonmetro 106 100 104 98 105 99 104 99
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Table 3.7D – Youths Feel That Close Friends Would Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.31 0.30 0.36 0.36 0.35 0.34 0.33 0.32
AGE
               
12-13 0.43 0.37 0.41 0.37 0.42 0.36 0.44 0.40
14-15 0.51 0.52 0.61 0.57 0.58 0.55 0.58 0.56
16-17 0.59 0.61 0.70 0.72 0.68 0.70 0.61 0.62
GENDER
               
Male 0.46 0.45 0.53 0.50 0.52 0.47 0.51 0.47
Female 0.39 0.41 0.48 0.47 0.44 0.44 0.43 0.43
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.33 0.32 0.38 0.38 0.36 0.36 0.34 0.34
White 0.37 0.36 0.43 0.41 0.41 0.39 0.40 0.37
Black or African American 0.89 0.77 1.01 0.84 1.00 0.85 0.92 0.83
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.26 4.53 2.40 3.98 3.29 3.97 2.97 4.31
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.51 2.08 1.59 2.21 1.61 2.19 1.44 2.09
Two or More Races 1.95 1.71 2.34 3.11 2.28 2.89 2.10 2.09
Hispanic or Latino 0.82 0.81 0.95 0.91 0.92 0.87 0.87 0.86
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.43 0.42 0.53 0.53 0.49 0.50 0.46 0.48
Small Metro 0.57 0.55 0.64 0.62 0.62 0.59 0.60 0.56
Nonmetro 0.69 0.68 0.75 0.71 0.73 0.64 0.74 0.68
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Table 3.7P – Youths Feel That Close Friends Would Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Youths' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Perceptions of Close Friends' Feelings data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.8605   0.3469   0.2434   0.3165  
AGE
               
12-13 0.1742   0.3172   0.1131   0.5350  
14-15 0.1598   0.9196   0.7206   0.4950  
16-17 0.3420   0.1441   0.1013   0.4113  
GENDER
               
Male 0.7994   0.2232   0.1431   0.3711  
Female 0.5630   0.9183   0.8703   0.6082  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9225   0.5031   0.3594   0.4570  
White 0.9279   0.4338   0.4165   0.2623  
Black or African American 0.4017   0.2502   0.2542   0.6485  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0416   0.0028   0.0885   0.0126  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.0769   0.2866   0.3052   0.3683  
Two or More Races 0.3894   0.8130   0.3407   0.4806  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5519   0.4400   0.4612   0.4337  
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.7730   0.4081   0.4543   0.6709  
Small Metro 0.9503   0.5816   0.6417   0.3215  
Nonmetro 0.3481   0.9231   0.3036   0.7457  
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Table 3.8C – Youths Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Peers' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Feelings about Peers include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Feelings about Peers data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
73 70 93 86 90 82 76 77
AGE
               
12-13 130 125 130 127 131 127 131 126
14-15 135 132 130 127 129 127 137 130
16-17 128 126 118 114 115 114 122 121
GENDER
               
Male 54 50 68 62 65 59 57 54
Female 47 45 61 56 59 54 51 50
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 62 60 81 75 76 72 66 68
White 214 213 198 197 199 200 208 206
Black or African American 119 111 112 109 108 109 112 113
American Indian or Alaska Native 17 15 17 13 17 12 18 15
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 74 68 75 66 74 66 75 68
Two or More Races 23 24 22 23 22 23 22 24
Hispanic or Latino 37 33 46 40 45 38 38 36
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 228 210 213 203 210 204 221 208
Small Metro 154 167 145 158 146 160 151 163
Nonmetro 108 105 105 101 106 104 108 102
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Table 3.8D – Youths Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Peers' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Feelings about Peers include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Feelings about Peers data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.29 0.28 0.37 0.34 0.36 0.33 0.31 0.31
AGE
               
12-13 0.42 0.42 0.42 0.42 0.44 0.42 0.42 0.45
14-15 0.50 0.47 0.61 0.54 0.60 0.53 0.54 0.50
16-17 0.55 0.55 0.72 0.69 0.70 0.66 0.59 0.60
GENDER
               
Male 0.42 0.39 0.53 0.49 0.51 0.46 0.45 0.42
Female 0.38 0.37 0.49 0.46 0.48 0.44 0.41 0.41
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.30 0.29 0.39 0.36 0.37 0.35 0.32 0.33
White 0.35 0.31 0.45 0.41 0.43 0.39 0.37 0.36
Black or African American 0.68 0.74 0.91 0.76 0.95 0.82 0.82 0.77
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.95 4.28 3.74 4.05 3.55 4.00 3.53 3.90
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.60 1.56 1.79 1.81 1.51 1.73 1.19 1.52
Two or More Races 1.53 2.39 2.02 3.24 2.20 2.68 1.86 2.53
Hispanic or Latino 0.86 0.74 1.06 0.89 1.05 0.86 0.87 0.80
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.40 0.39 0.54 0.51 0.52 0.48 0.45 0.43
Small Metro 0.52 0.48 0.61 0.58 0.61 0.55 0.50 0.52
Nonmetro 0.70 0.59 0.81 0.67 0.81 0.68 0.79 0.65
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Table 3.8P – Youths Strongly Disapprove or Somewhat Disapprove of Peers' Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE BEHAVIOR
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Youths' Feelings about Peers include "Neither approve nor disapprove," "Somewhat disapprove," and "Strongly disapprove." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Strongly disapprove" or "Somewhat disapprove." Respondents with unknown Feelings about Peers data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.0283   0.0837   0.0054   0.0649  
AGE
               
12-13 0.8916   0.8036   0.4986   0.5737  
14-15 0.8587   0.5280   0.2702   0.8197  
16-17 0.0009   0.0176   0.0013   0.0012  
GENDER
               
Male 0.1234   0.2251   0.0334   0.3439  
Female 0.1016   0.1736   0.0586   0.0815  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.1426   0.2000   0.0367   0.2310  
White 0.0270   0.3501   0.1092   0.2263  
Black or African American 0.9345   0.0179   0.0079   0.0824  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4772   0.7188   0.3061   0.5081  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.9645   0.4935   0.2655   0.1810  
Two or More Races 0.1188   0.0343   0.1681   0.1668  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0577   0.2005   0.0481   0.0988  
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.3746   0.0827   0.0156   0.1456  
Small Metro 0.6907   0.4844   0.9260   0.5955  
Nonmetro 0.0006   0.0301   0.0150   0.0155  
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Table 3.9C – Participation in a Prevention Program or Group in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PREVENTION PROGRAM OR GROUP1
Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group
Violence Prevention Program
Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
100 88 84 77 73 69
AGE
           
12-13 72 60 63 57 45 44
14-15 65 60 53 50 49 44
16-17 58 60 44 41 42 38
GENDER
           
Male 69 62 62 54 51 52
Female 71 66 59 55 51 49
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 88 79 75 69 63 60
White 86 76 64 57 53 50
Black or African American 51 50 54 47 43 40
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 7 8 4 6 4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 30 33 21 33 17 16
Two or More Races 11 14 11 13 5 12
Hispanic or Latino 50 41 43 35 40 32
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 97 84 78 66 66 60
Small Metro 61 63 52 52 40 39
Nonmetro 43 37 34 31 29 29
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Table 3.9D – Participation in a Prevention Program or Group in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PREVENTION PROGRAM OR GROUP1
Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group
Violence Prevention Program
Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.40 0.36 0.33 0.30 0.29 0.27
AGE
           
12-13 0.76 0.68 0.66 0.63 0.51 0.51
14-15 0.65 0.59 0.54 0.51 0.50 0.46
16-17 0.62 0.62 0.49 0.45 0.47 0.42
GENDER
           
Male 0.54 0.49 0.48 0.42 0.39 0.41
Female 0.58 0.54 0.48 0.45 0.41 0.40
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.43 0.39 0.36 0.33 0.30 0.29
White 0.46 0.41 0.36 0.34 0.31 0.30
Black or African American 1.02 0.95 1.05 0.93 0.90 0.85
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.57 4.50 3.83 2.77 3.24 2.87
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.45 2.63 1.81 2.62 1.52 1.45
Two or More Races 2.44 3.27 2.41 2.97 1.19 2.84
Hispanic or Latino 1.15 0.92 1.00 0.77 0.91 0.70
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.58 0.51 0.48 0.44 0.44 0.40
Small Metro 0.67 0.63 0.61 0.56 0.47 0.45
Nonmetro 0.80 0.71 0.71 0.68 0.63 0.58
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Table 3.9P – Participation in a Prevention Program or Group in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PREVENTION PROGRAM OR GROUP1
Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group
Violence Prevention Program
Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.0303   0.0032   0.0149  
AGE
           
12-13 0.0335   0.3376   0.7652  
14-15 0.1650   0.0920   0.1581  
16-17 0.9595   0.0219   0.0064  
GENDER
           
Male 0.5506   0.1404   0.4662  
Female 0.0176   0.0117   0.0067  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0742   0.0158   0.3903  
White 0.0548   0.0431   0.6093  
Black or African American 0.3854   0.0091   0.1555  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7183   0.2678   0.9042  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.3773   0.0489   0.7312  
Two or More Races 0.9319   0.3150   0.0962  
Hispanic or Latino 0.2849   0.1132   0.0008  
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.1480   0.0099   0.0477  
Small Metro 0.2051   0.1411   0.1149  
Nonmetro 0.2522   0.6887   0.8082  
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Table 3.10C – Participation in a Substance Use Program or Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Message in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE PROGRAM OR PREVENTION MESSAGE1
Participated in Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside of School
Participated in Program to Help Deal with Drug or Alcohol Use
Saw or Heard Alcohol or Drug Prevention Message from Sources Outside School
Talked to Parents about Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
72 73 53 46 91 90 112 111
AGE
               
12-13 47 49 36 30 118 111 102 99
14-15 43 45 29 31 135 128 111 106
16-17 39 41 25 26 130 121 103 97
GENDER
               
Male 51 51 37 35 68 68 78 78
Female 50 51 37 31 61 59 74 75
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 64 65 45 42 78 78 100 99
White 52 52 33 33 208 192 172 163
Black or African American 38 37 27 23 107 103 80 79
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 3 3 4 17 15 13 12
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 20 25 13 13 72 67 53 48
Two or More Races 9 15 8 6 21 29 18 27
Hispanic or Latino 38 34 29 22 46 45 51 50
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 61 64 42 38 222 193 177 167
Small Metro 41 42 28 26 144 161 120 127
Nonmetro 29 29 17 17 106 96 79 75
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Table 3.10D – Participation in a Substance Use Program or Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Message in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE PROGRAM OR PREVENTION MESSAGE1
Participated in Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside of School
Participated in Program to Help Deal with Drug or Alcohol Use
Saw or Heard Alcohol or Drug Prevention Message from Sources Outside School
Talked to Parents about Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.29 0.29 0.21 0.18 0.36 0.36 0.45 0.44
AGE
               
12-13 0.53 0.57 0.43 0.36 0.67 0.69 0.74 0.75
14-15 0.47 0.47 0.32 0.34 0.60 0.60 0.76 0.71
16-17 0.46 0.47 0.29 0.29 0.57 0.55 0.71 0.73
GENDER
               
Male 0.40 0.39 0.29 0.27 0.53 0.53 0.61 0.61
Female 0.41 0.42 0.30 0.25 0.49 0.48 0.60 0.61
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.31 0.32 0.22 0.20 0.38 0.38 0.48 0.48
White 0.32 0.31 0.21 0.21 0.44 0.44 0.54 0.54
Black or African American 0.86 0.82 0.63 0.56 0.97 0.96 1.18 1.10
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.55 2.18 2.12 3.23 3.12 4.25 3.97 4.47
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.77 2.15 1.25 1.19 2.10 1.94 3.07 2.74
Two or More Races 2.20 3.17 1.81 1.45 2.68 2.22 2.80 3.52
Hispanic or Latino 0.87 0.75 0.66 0.49 1.06 1.00 1.18 1.11
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.42 0.43 0.30 0.27 0.52 0.52 0.65 0.62
Small Metro 0.50 0.48 0.36 0.33 0.66 0.62 0.74 0.77
Nonmetro 0.63 0.63 0.39 0.39 0.84 0.84 0.97 0.87
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Table 3.10P – Participation in a Substance Use Program or Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Message in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE PROGRAM OR PREVENTION MESSAGE1
Participated in Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside of School
Participated in Program to Help Deal with Drug or Alcohol Use
Saw or Heard Alcohol or Drug Prevention Message from Sources Outside School
Talked to Parents about Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.5227   0.0884   0.0007   0.9908  
AGE
               
12-13 0.5628   0.0234   0.2048   0.3752  
14-15 0.9792   0.8693   0.0191   0.6090  
16-17 0.7014   0.9649   0.0086   0.7534  
GENDER
               
Male 0.5733   0.4898   0.0004   0.3587  
Female 0.7313   0.0824   0.2633   0.3521  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.5024   0.4582   0.0018   0.9826  
White 0.4739   0.9471   0.0029   0.3412  
Black or African American 0.3731   0.1863   0.4575   0.2859  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5550   0.8569   0.3097   0.0976  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.5014   0.8501   0.6053   0.2704  
Two or More Races 0.6085   0.1950   0.1821   0.6871  
Hispanic or Latino 0.9338   0.0408   0.1676   0.9148  
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.8514   0.3532   0.0027   0.2021  
Small Metro 0.3109   0.0179   0.1556   0.0405  
Nonmetro 0.9176   0.5392   0.3959   0.9449  
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Table 3.11C – Participated in a Physical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work
Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight
Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
102 97 86 85 56 62
AGE
           
12-13 66 61 54 50 31 32
14-15 68 64 58 58 35 40
16-17 61 55 51 50 36 36
GENDER
           
Male 72 69 66 63 45 47
Female 64 63 55 57 33 38
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 90 81 73 73 49 52
White 85 76 66 66 40 42
Black or African American 61 54 46 47 35 32
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 10 7 8 3 3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 21 26 26 22 13 14
Two or More Races 10 12 8 11 6 8
Hispanic or Latino 49 48 45 42 26 33
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 99 82 84 72 47 51
Small Metro 60 66 51 54 32 34
Nonmetro 50 44 35 38 26 23
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Table 3.11D – Participated in a Physical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work
Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight
Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.40 0.38 0.34 0.34 0.22 0.24
AGE
           
12-13 0.70 0.68 0.57 0.57 0.37 0.38
14-15 0.66 0.63 0.61 0.58 0.38 0.43
16-17 0.65 0.59 0.56 0.52 0.40 0.40
GENDER
           
Male 0.56 0.53 0.51 0.49 0.35 0.36
Female 0.52 0.50 0.44 0.46 0.27 0.30
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.43 0.39 0.35 0.35 0.23 0.25
White 0.46 0.41 0.37 0.38 0.24 0.26
Black or African American 1.12 1.02 0.93 0.95 0.77 0.71
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.20 4.73 3.16 4.79 1.93 1.96
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 1.81 2.19 2.03 1.81 1.14 1.33
Two or More Races 2.41 2.77 1.99 2.43 1.54 1.76
Hispanic or Latino 1.13 1.06 1.03 0.93 0.60 0.72
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.60 0.52 0.50 0.46 0.32 0.35
Small Metro 0.69 0.71 0.61 0.58 0.41 0.42
Nonmetro 0.85 0.86 0.67 0.75 0.55 0.52
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Table 3.11P – Participated in a Physical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work
Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight
Attacked Someone with the Intent to Seriously Hurt Them
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.1148   0.7343   0.1596  
AGE
           
12-13 0.1702   0.4833   0.4322  
14-15 0.9264   0.4297   0.0327  
16-17 0.1210   0.6492   0.5552  
GENDER
           
Male 0.0161   0.7101   0.3189  
Female 0.7723   0.3567   0.2600  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2994   0.7415   0.5795  
White 0.1698   0.7603   0.3049  
Black or African American 0.5978   0.9155   0.4446  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0515   0.8757   0.9389  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.3035   0.8979   0.2614  
Two or More Races 0.8870   0.7330   0.5014  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1399   0.9736   0.0632  
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.0140   0.9162   0.0922  
Small Metro 0.5549   0.5222   0.4428  
Nonmetro 0.8672   0.8212   0.4481  
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Table 3.12C – Participated in a Nonphysical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Carried a Handgun
Sold Illegal Drugs
Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
42 37 40 38 46 46
AGE
           
12-13 16 17 12 8 18 17
14-15 30 21 21 22 27 30
16-17 26 25 32 31 33 34
GENDER
           
Male 40 33 33 32 38 36
Female 14 15 21 21 26 29
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 37 33 33 32 41 40
White 30 28 30 26 32 34
Black or African American 19 16 16 17 23 21
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 5 2 2 4 2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian * 3 1 8 12 10
Two or More Races 3 5 5 8 8 7
Hispanic or Latino 19 17 21 20 23 24
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 36 29 31 30 39 39
Small Metro 19 20 23 23 23 25
Nonmetro 17 15 16 14 16 17
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Table 3.12D – Participated in a Nonphysical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Carried a Handgun
Sold Illegal Drugs
Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.17 0.15 0.16 0.15 0.18 0.18
AGE
           
12-13 0.20 0.21 0.15 0.09 0.22 0.21
14-15 0.34 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.30 0.32
16-17 0.31 0.29 0.36 0.35 0.39 0.38
GENDER
           
Male 0.31 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.30 0.28
Female 0.11 0.12 0.17 0.17 0.21 0.23
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.18 0.16 0.16 0.15 0.20 0.19
White 0.18 0.18 0.19 0.17 0.20 0.22
Black or African American 0.47 0.39 0.40 0.42 0.56 0.51
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.61 3.17 1.28 1.55 2.35 1.46
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian * 0.29 0.09 0.79 1.10 0.99
Two or More Races 0.72 1.18 1.19 1.79 1.88 1.60
Hispanic or Latino 0.42 0.38 0.47 0.44 0.52 0.54
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.25 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.28 0.27
Small Metro 0.25 0.27 0.30 0.29 0.30 0.30
Nonmetro 0.38 0.35 0.36 0.32 0.36 0.39
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Table 3.12P – Participated in a Nonphysical Delinquent Behavior in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR
Carried a Handgun
Sold Illegal Drugs
Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as having participated if they indicated taking part in the particular behavior at least one time. Respondents with unknown Delinquent Behavior data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.9279   0.9865   0.0488  
AGE
           
12-13 0.4150   0.0550   0.2199  
14-15 0.8970   0.1525   0.0017  
16-17 0.5450   0.5648   0.4479  
GENDER
           
Male 0.8275   0.6940   0.1003  
Female 0.7488   0.5231   0.2914  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.9625   0.9809   0.1429  
White 0.3674   0.1986   0.0144  
Black or African American 0.4864   0.3398   0.8288  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6995   0.6688   0.1983  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian *   0.0272   0.2527  
Two or More Races 0.8798   0.5509   0.8665  
Hispanic or Latino 0.9234   1.0000   0.1864  
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.9933   0.8804   0.0997  
Small Metro 0.5387   0.6588   0.4385  
Nonmetro 0.3606   0.6700   0.4454  
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Table 3.13C – Selected Risk and Protective Factors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
RISK FACTORS1
PROTECTIVE FACTORS1
Youth Moved 2 or More Times in the Past 5 Years
Youth Argued with at Least One Parent 10 or More Times in the Past Year
Youth Was Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in the Past Month
Youth Had Someone to Talk to about Problems2
Youth Attended 25 or More Religious Services in the Past Year3
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
3 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
117 109 96 92 86 76 45 40 124 118
AGE
                   
12-13 73 64 53 48 31 27 136 128 70 71
14-15 72 68 65 65 58 53 142 139 83 79
16-17 65 67 68 64 65 60 139 131 79 72
GENDER
                   
Male 74 73 66 59 64 58 38 29 78 74
Female 75 72 69 67 54 49 26 26 81 78
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 98 96 86 81 75 68 40 34 112 107
White 81 80 98 94 73 64 227 218 129 131
Black or African American 71 66 36 31 42 38 126 121 55 58
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 11 5 6 7 7 19 * 8 5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 31 34 23 28 18 23 67 68 49 35
Two or More Races 12 12 9 15 11 10 24 30 14 13
Hispanic or Latino 55 49 41 43 41 40 21 19 47 44
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 106 95 95 86 81 67 241 222 132 121
Small Metro 76 79 66 64 51 49 159 180 84 92
Nonmetro 52 47 45 42 33 27 122 112 63 60
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Table 3.13D – Selected Risk and Protective Factors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
RISK FACTORS1
PROTECTIVE FACTORS1
Youth Moved 2 or More Times in the Past 5 Years
Youth Argued with at Least One Parent 10 or More Times in the Past Year
Youth Was Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in the Past Month
Youth Had Someone to Talk to about Problems2
Youth Attended 25 or More Religious Services in the Past Year3
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
3 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.47 0.44 0.38 0.37 0.34 0.30 0.18 0.16 0.50 0.47
AGE
                   
12-13 0.77 0.71 0.59 0.56 0.37 0.33 0.32 0.27 0.71 0.73
14-15 0.70 0.67 0.65 0.62 0.61 0.53 0.34 0.26 0.77 0.73
16-17 0.70 0.69 0.66 0.64 0.67 0.59 0.28 0.29 0.74 0.68
GENDER
                   
Male 0.58 0.58 0.51 0.46 0.50 0.45 0.30 0.23 0.62 0.59
Female 0.62 0.59 0.56 0.55 0.43 0.39 0.22 0.21 0.67 0.65
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.48 0.47 0.41 0.39 0.36 0.33 0.20 0.17 0.54 0.53
White 0.47 0.48 0.50 0.46 0.41 0.37 0.18 0.18 0.61 0.62
Black or African American 1.28 1.36 0.80 0.71 0.93 0.81 0.48 0.42 1.12 1.18
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.90 5.29 3.12 3.81 3.35 3.97 1.37 * 3.83 3.47
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 2.61 2.79 2.00 2.27 1.56 1.97 1.86 1.33 3.56 2.68
Two or More Races 2.66 2.87 2.25 3.29 2.46 2.24 0.74 0.90 2.97 3.14
Hispanic or Latino 1.30 1.10 0.94 0.95 0.93 0.88 0.50 0.42 1.10 0.99
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 0.66 0.63 0.56 0.54 0.50 0.44 0.26 0.22 0.73 0.69
Small Metro 0.85 0.85 0.71 0.63 0.59 0.55 0.32 0.28 0.85 0.82
Nonmetro 1.00 0.88 0.80 0.80 0.68 0.58 0.34 0.37 1.05 1.09
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Table 3.13P – Selected Risk and Protective Factors among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
RISK FACTORS1
PROTECTIVE FACTORS1
Youth Moved 2 or More Times in the Past 5 Years
Youth Argued with at Least One Parent 10 or More Times in the Past Year
Youth Was Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in the Past Month
Youth Had Someone to Talk to about Problems2
Youth Attended 25 or More Religious Services in the Past Year3
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
3 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.4669   0.0325   0.6744   0.1772   0.0973  
AGE
                   
12-13 0.7030   0.0511   0.3126   0.1079   0.2801  
14-15 0.8214   0.9612   0.7274   0.2171   0.5230  
16-17 0.0465   0.0205   0.8834   0.5485   0.1093  
GENDER
                   
Male 0.1947   0.0040   0.6611   0.1309   0.0600  
Female 0.8654   0.7553   0.8841   0.8398   0.4653  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2928   0.1542   0.6605   0.3717   0.1571  
White 0.3330   0.2677   0.9654   0.7446   0.1272  
Black or African American 0.9966   0.0812   0.1200   0.2045   0.3421  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0090   0.3252   0.7345   *   0.2422  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.6488   0.6288   0.1391   0.1630   0.4609  
Two or More Races 0.2297   0.2641   0.5058   0.9097   0.0160  
Hispanic or Latino 0.5718   0.0681   0.9071   0.2005   0.5533  
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 0.2323   0.0175   0.5686   0.1592   0.0171  
Small Metro 0.6492   0.9291   0.7497   0.4375   0.6471  
Nonmetro 0.9481   0.5709   0.5774   0.5889   0.9458  
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Table 3.14C – Youths Agreed or Strongly Agreed with Statements about Religious Beliefs among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
STATEMENTS ABOUT RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youth's Life
Religious Beliefs Influence Youth's Decision Making in Life
It Is Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Agree" or "Strongly agree." Respondents with unknown Religious Beliefs data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
100 95 114 109 114 110
AGE
           
12-13 121 119 112 112 80 82
14-15 132 122 117 114 83 79
16-17 119 113 111 106 76 69
GENDER
           
Male 72 65 77 75 77 77
Female 62 64 74 74 76 73
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 88 86 98 96 100 96
White 189 185 177 170 116 108
Black or African American 112 110 107 105 67 72
American Indian or Alaska Native 16 15 16 * 11 10
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 72 61 65 55 52 33
Two or More Races 21 27 21 26 12 13
Hispanic or Latino 45 41 51 51 51 54
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 207 191 183 176 125 119
Small Metro 139 155 129 150 84 84
Nonmetro 104 99 98 92 67 63
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Table 3.14D – Youths Agreed or Strongly Agreed with Statements about Religious Beliefs among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
STATEMENTS ABOUT RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youth's Life
Religious Beliefs Influence Youth's Decision Making in Life
It Is Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Agree" or "Strongly agree." Respondents with unknown Religious Beliefs data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.40 0.38 0.46 0.44 0.46 0.44
AGE
           
12-13 0.62 0.61 0.71 0.69 0.76 0.78
14-15 0.69 0.64 0.76 0.72 0.75 0.74
16-17 0.68 0.66 0.73 0.72 0.74 0.67
GENDER
           
Male 0.57 0.51 0.61 0.59 0.61 0.61
Female 0.51 0.52 0.61 0.61 0.63 0.60
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.43 0.42 0.48 0.47 0.49 0.47
White 0.51 0.49 0.57 0.53 0.54 0.54
Black or African American 0.86 0.75 1.01 0.90 1.18 1.20
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.37 3.99 3.44 * 4.14 4.63
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.24 2.38 2.97 2.80 3.55 2.39
Two or More Races 2.13 3.15 2.31 3.59 2.62 2.97
Hispanic or Latino 1.07 0.94 1.20 1.16 1.19 1.23
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.60 0.55 0.69 0.64 0.69 0.65
Small Metro 0.69 0.66 0.78 0.79 0.77 0.77
Nonmetro 0.75 0.78 0.83 0.85 1.00 1.00
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Table 3.14P – Youths Agreed or Strongly Agreed with Statements about Religious Beliefs among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
STATEMENTS ABOUT RELIGIOUS BELIEFS
Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Youth's Life
Religious Beliefs Influence Youth's Decision Making in Life
It Is Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Agree" or "Strongly agree." Respondents with unknown Religious Beliefs data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.9150   0.5639   0.7450  
AGE
           
12-13 0.4979   0.4889   0.0372  
14-15 0.2640   0.5293   0.8230  
16-17 0.3297   0.9960   0.3145  
GENDER
           
Male 0.6518   0.9808   0.7699  
Female 0.7529   0.4109   0.4354  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.5777   0.8121   0.8140  
White 0.7323   0.8555   0.9161  
Black or African American 0.2333   0.2059   0.0908  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2591   *   0.4445  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.0555   0.3734   0.2184  
Two or More Races 0.0299   0.0123   0.4092  
Hispanic or Latino 0.2449   0.1000   0.8086  
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.6814   0.4185   0.4330  
Small Metro 0.4896   0.4583   0.1062  
Nonmetro 0.6524   0.2572   0.1154  
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Table 3.15C – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Made Youth Do Chores around the House
Parents Limited Amount of Time Youth Watched TV
Parents Let Youth Know They Had Done a Good Job
Parents Let Youth Know They Were Proud of Something They Had Done
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parent Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parent Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
75 77 120 112 77 76 79 77
AGE
               
12-13 132 128 95 94 135 126 131 126
14-15 137 133 87 87 136 128 132 128
16-17 129 126 78 68 129 121 128 120
GENDER
               
Male 54 53 81 77 52 52 56 51
Female 52 52 81 78 54 56 57 55
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 67 65 105 98 67 67 71 67
White 212 212 129 123 215 206 212 206
Black or African American 124 117 62 62 116 112 116 108
American Indian or Alaska Native 17 13 10 8 16 15 18 15
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 70 68 50 48 70 63 66 62
Two or More Races 24 28 16 24 23 29 23 29
Hispanic or Latino 32 37 56 58 39 38 39 38
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 227 213 146 135 232 213 225 214
Small Metro 154 176 92 100 151 167 149 166
Nonmetro 116 104 53 54 112 103 109 104
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Table 3.15D – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Made Youth Do Chores around the House
Parents Limited Amount of Time Youth Watched TV
Parents Let Youth Know They Had Done a Good Job
Parents Let Youth Know They Were Proud of Something They Had Done
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parent Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parent Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.30 0.30 0.48 0.44 0.30 0.30 0.31 0.30
AGE
               
12-13 0.49 0.52 0.79 0.73 0.44 0.40 0.50 0.42
14-15 0.47 0.51 0.77 0.73 0.52 0.50 0.54 0.51
16-17 0.50 0.47 0.73 0.66 0.59 0.56 0.57 0.59
GENDER
               
Male 0.42 0.41 0.63 0.60 0.41 0.40 0.43 0.40
Female 0.42 0.42 0.66 0.63 0.44 0.45 0.46 0.45
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.32 0.31 0.50 0.48 0.32 0.32 0.34 0.32
White 0.37 0.37 0.57 0.54 0.34 0.35 0.38 0.33
Black or African American 0.64 0.67 1.10 1.16 0.87 0.73 0.87 0.81
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.70 4.16 4.43 4.91 2.65 3.17 2.61 4.20
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 2.41 1.79 2.73 2.71 2.17 2.44 2.40 2.60
Two or More Races 1.22 2.38 3.02 4.11 2.19 2.47 2.30 2.03
Hispanic or Latino 0.74 0.81 1.29 1.29 0.90 0.84 0.90 0.85
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.43 0.44 0.70 0.66 0.46 0.41 0.47 0.45
Small Metro 0.48 0.49 0.85 0.80 0.50 0.55 0.52 0.60
Nonmetro 0.56 0.66 0.92 0.89 0.79 0.62 0.76 0.58
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Table 3.15P – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Made Youth Do Chores around the House
Parents Limited Amount of Time Youth Watched TV
Parents Let Youth Know They Had Done a Good Job
Parents Let Youth Know They Were Proud of Something They Had Done
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parent Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parent Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.9605   0.2081   0.0767   0.0072  
AGE
               
12-13 0.5427   0.1275   0.0666   0.0422  
14-15 0.0658   0.3755   0.7242   0.4808  
16-17 0.0141   0.8095   0.0440   0.0203  
GENDER
               
Male 0.7124   0.4946   0.3347   0.0307  
Female 0.7517   0.2486   0.1122   0.0756  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.2220   0.7790   0.1402   0.0060  
White 0.5745   0.8295   0.7573   0.0055  
Black or African American 0.5569   0.1371   0.0306   0.4164  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1812   0.2036   0.8590   0.3309  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.0167   0.9462   0.6788   0.8893  
Two or More Races 0.0213   0.6623   0.9437   0.1545  
Hispanic or Latino 0.0203   0.0655   0.3200   0.5553  
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.5346   0.1039   0.0333   0.0026  
Small Metro 0.8770   0.6271   0.4034   0.5849  
Nonmetro 0.1876   0.5397   0.1205   0.0890  
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Table 3.16C – Measures of Student Characteristics in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS1
Participated in One or Fewer Activities2
Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Were Seen or Heard in School
Youth Liked a Lot or Kind of Liked Going to School3
Grade Average for Last Completed Period Was "D" or Lower4
Teacher Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Were Doing a Good Job with School Work5
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response categories include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
3 Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school."
4 Response categories for Grade Average include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
5 Response categories for the Teacher Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
90 82 249 226 253 237 52 56 248 237
AGE
                   
12-13 43 40 119 110 118 112 28 25 122 114
14-15 48 49 125 120 129 123 33 35 122 119
16-17 51 48 116 111 123 117 30 36 117 118
GENDER
                   
Male 65 59 154 143 157 148 41 43 157 156
Female 56 57 159 148 160 156 32 33 157 149
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 70 71 227 206 231 215 44 48 225 214
White 60 57 196 181 191 188 40 37 189 189
Black or African American 30 31 104 94 110 100 20 25 110 101
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 3 12 10 13 15 4 * 13 13
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 20 26 67 61 67 60 5 15 65 59
Two or More Races 6 19 21 28 21 22 5 7 21 23
Hispanic or Latino 55 44 102 101 107 110 29 30 109 109
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 69 61 202 180 209 187 39 45 202 193
Small Metro 52 50 136 140 134 152 31 30 135 146
Nonmetro 30 31 100 90 99 92 21 18 97 92
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Table 3.16D – Measures of Student Characteristics in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS1
Participated in One or Fewer Activities2
Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Were Seen or Heard in School
Youth Liked a Lot or Kind of Liked Going to School3
Grade Average for Last Completed Period Was "D" or Lower4
Teacher Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Were Doing a Good Job with School Work5
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response categories include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
3 Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school."
4 Response categories for Grade Average include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
5 Response categories for the Teacher Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.35 0.33 0.37 0.38 0.36 0.36 0.22 0.24 0.36 0.36
AGE
                   
12-13 0.54 0.53 0.64 0.64 0.62 0.56 0.40 0.37 0.58 0.56
14-15 0.56 0.55 0.59 0.62 0.62 0.59 0.40 0.42 0.64 0.61
16-17 0.59 0.55 0.66 0.68 0.65 0.66 0.38 0.43 0.67 0.66
GENDER
                   
Male 0.50 0.45 0.53 0.53 0.51 0.50 0.35 0.36 0.53 0.51
Female 0.44 0.47 0.48 0.53 0.50 0.49 0.28 0.30 0.51 0.49
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.33 0.33 0.38 0.40 0.39 0.39 0.23 0.25 0.38 0.39
White 0.37 0.36 0.46 0.47 0.46 0.44 0.27 0.25 0.44 0.46
Black or African American 0.79 0.79 1.00 0.94 0.80 0.86 0.56 0.71 0.84 0.90
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.13 2.87 3.94 5.21 4.73 3.83 2.58 * 4.04 4.85
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
Asian 1.99 2.56 2.11 1.98 2.26 2.58 0.54 1.58 2.54 2.33
Two or More Races 1.57 4.13 2.10 2.52 2.10 2.78 1.51 1.85 2.55 2.82
Hispanic or Latino 1.17 0.98 1.14 1.01 0.95 0.89 0.71 0.75 0.99 0.90
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 0.51 0.45 0.53 0.55 0.53 0.55 0.31 0.36 0.53 0.52
Small Metro 0.65 0.64 0.69 0.67 0.62 0.60 0.43 0.43 0.62 0.63
Nonmetro 0.68 0.68 0.86 0.88 0.84 0.77 0.53 0.46 0.82 0.76
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Table 3.16P – Measures of Student Characteristics in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS1
Participated in One or Fewer Activities2
Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Were Seen or Heard in School
Youth Liked a Lot or Kind of Liked Going to School3
Grade Average for Last Completed Period Was "D" or Lower4
Teacher Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Were Doing a Good Job with School Work5
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response categories include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
3 Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school."
4 Response categories for Grade Average include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
5 Response categories for the Teacher Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.3635   0.0555   0.0258   0.6173   0.1329  
AGE
                   
12-13 0.6812   0.9556   0.0514   0.3100   0.9761  
14-15 0.7874   0.0311   0.3489   0.5759   0.9633  
16-17 0.2841   0.3263   0.2261   0.5808   0.0069  
GENDER
                   
Male 0.7220   0.5890   0.1529   0.2012   0.0393  
Female 0.3217   0.0240   0.0662   0.3956   0.9973  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
                   
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.8938   0.0625   0.1264   0.7659   0.1042  
White 0.7155   0.0824   0.0198   0.1612   0.0220  
Black or African American 0.7480   0.8813   0.2643   0.3057   0.3931  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1330   0.0903   0.4760   *   0.6158  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.9530   0.8137   0.6856   0.1754   0.8017  
Two or More Races 0.4573   0.3940   0.2272   0.7371   0.7585  
Hispanic or Latino 0.1010   0.5368   0.0606   0.5647   0.9194  
COUNTY TYPE
                   
Large Metro 0.9827   0.1290   0.0754   0.1424   0.0531  
Small Metro 0.1059   0.2104   0.9028   0.0430   0.3423  
Nonmetro 1.0000   0.8782   0.0629   0.1203   0.1803  
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Table 3.17C – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific School-Related Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Checked That Youth Did Homework
Parents Provided Help with Homework
Parents Limited Time Youth
Went Out with Friends on a School Night
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parent Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parent Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
252 234 249 236 225 208
AGE
           
12-13 121 118 122 117 110 102
14-15 122 121 122 119 114 109
16-17 118 106 113 105 107 103
GENDER
           
Male 161 154 153 152 140 134
Female 150 149 156 152 140 139
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 230 214 228 216 206 192
White 192 190 197 194 174 169
Black or African American 106 98 98 97 91 91
American Indian or Alaska Native 13 * 12 * 9 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 65 58 62 51 60 55
Two or More Races 21 28 21 28 17 27
Hispanic or Latino 103 109 97 99 95 96
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 206 185 204 188 185 168
Small Metro 136 152 132 152 121 130
Nonmetro 96 93 100 94 90 78
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Table 3.17D – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific School-Related Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Checked That Youth Did Homework
Parents Provided Help with Homework
Parents Limited Time Youth
Went Out with Friends on a School Night
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parent Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parent Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.39 0.36 0.39 0.38 0.42 0.42
AGE
           
12-13 0.54 0.47 0.53 0.47 0.75 0.73
14-15 0.68 0.60 0.64 0.60 0.67 0.67
16-17 0.71 0.71 0.74 0.74 0.73 0.73
GENDER
           
Male 0.48 0.49 0.55 0.49 0.60 0.57
Female 0.58 0.55 0.54 0.57 0.58 0.61
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.42 0.39 0.41 0.38 0.45 0.46
White 0.45 0.44 0.42 0.40 0.51 0.50
Black or African American 1.07 0.94 1.13 1.00 1.13 1.19
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.90 * 3.81 * 5.34 *
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * *
Asian 2.55 2.55 3.13 2.79 2.97 2.76
Two or More Races 2.05 3.22 2.17 2.74 3.16 3.09
Hispanic or Latino 1.05 0.95 1.11 1.08 1.22 1.12
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.57 0.53 0.57 0.56 0.63 0.58
Small Metro 0.65 0.64 0.65 0.69 0.72 0.72
Nonmetro 0.84 0.77 0.87 0.73 0.91 0.94
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Table 3.17P – Parents Always or Sometimes Took Part in Specific School-Related Behaviors in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Parents Checked That Youth Did Homework
Parents Provided Help with Homework
Parents Limited Time Youth
Went Out with Friends on a School Night
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis. Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
NOTE: Response categories for the Parent Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "Always" or "Sometimes." Respondents with unknown Parent Involvement data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.5323   0.5563   0.4853  
AGE
           
12-13 0.2024   0.0795   0.2438  
14-15 0.9450   0.8392   0.7677  
16-17 0.6259   0.7396   0.9906  
GENDER
           
Male 0.8373   0.1874   0.1185  
Female 0.3226   0.6199   0.5705  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
           
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.7686   0.7990   0.4493  
White 0.3656   0.3910   0.8682  
Black or African American 0.8714   0.7888   0.2784  
American Indian or Alaska Native *   *   *  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *  
Asian 0.6154   0.4694   0.9334  
Two or More Races 0.0745   0.1630   0.2552  
Hispanic or Latino 0.4380   0.3808   0.9931  
COUNTY TYPE
           
Large Metro 0.7266   0.8241   0.0401  
Small Metro 0.6662   0.8986   0.5948  
Nonmetro 0.1123   0.1437   0.0774  
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Table 3.18C – Youths Perceived That All or Most Students in Grade Level Use Specific Substances among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE OF STUDENTS IN GRADE LEVEL
Smoke Cigarettes
Use Marijuana or Hashish
Drink Alcoholic Beverages
Get Drunk at Least Once
a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
NOTE: Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All," "Most of them," "Few," and "None of them." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "All" or "Most of Them." Respondents with unknown Substance Use in Grade Level data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
127 116 116 102 160 156 96 89
AGE
               
12-13 36 31 23 22 41 37 22 20
14-15 75 67 68 61 93 87 52 50
16-17 86 80 84 74 109 107 72 69
GENDER
               
Male 80 73 76 66 102 99 59 56
Female 94 84 80 75 113 105 74 68
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 117 105 104 94 145 141 86 80
White 98 90 82 76 129 126 74 71
Black or African American 61 53 62 54 67 62 43 37
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 7 5 6 7 7 6 7
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 32 23 22 19 40 35 19 18
Two or More Races 9 11 11 11 14 18 8 10
Hispanic or Latino 53 56 53 47 70 71 43 42
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 101 89 93 81 132 121 76 72
Small Metro 70 70 58 62 89 95 49 52
Nonmetro 56 52 43 33 66 61 36 35
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Table 3.18D – Youths Perceived That All or Most Students in Grade Level Use Specific Substances among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2005 and 2006
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE OF STUDENTS IN GRADE LEVEL
Smoke Cigarettes
Use Marijuana or Hashish
Drink Alcoholic Beverages
Get Drunk at Least Once
a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
NOTE: Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All," "Most of them," "Few," and "None of them." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "All" or "Most of Them." Respondents with unknown Substance Use in Grade Level data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.44 0.43 0.41 0.39 0.46 0.45 0.37 0.34
AGE
               
12-13 0.48 0.45 0.33 0.33 0.56 0.51 0.32 0.30
14-15 0.79 0.70 0.74 0.66 0.82 0.75 0.63 0.58
16-17 0.77 0.78 0.80 0.75 0.74 0.73 0.72 0.70
GENDER
               
Male 0.58 0.55 0.55 0.51 0.64 0.63 0.46 0.46
Female 0.67 0.63 0.60 0.58 0.68 0.63 0.59 0.53
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.48 0.46 0.44 0.42 0.49 0.47 0.39 0.36
White 0.53 0.49 0.48 0.46 0.55 0.53 0.43 0.42
Black or African American 1.27 1.20 1.29 1.21 1.29 1.22 1.09 0.95
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.76 4.45 3.80 3.97 4.66 4.60 3.86 4.74
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * *
Asian 2.64 2.47 2.38 2.02 3.06 2.84 2.04 2.02
Two or More Races 2.43 2.77 2.82 2.78 2.86 2.91 2.19 2.80
Hispanic or Latino 1.22 1.19 1.22 1.10 1.34 1.29 1.03 0.99
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.64 0.63 0.62 0.58 0.69 0.68 0.53 0.53
Small Metro 0.82 0.73 0.68 0.70 0.81 0.75 0.61 0.61
Nonmetro 0.91 0.99 0.93 0.75 0.90 1.01 0.78 0.77
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Table 3.18P – Youths Perceived That All or Most Students in Grade Level Use Specific Substances among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year, by Demographic and Geographic Characteristics: P Values from Tests of Differences of Percentages, 2006 Versus 2005
Demographic/Geographic Characteristic
SUBSTANCE USE OF STUDENTS IN GRADE LEVEL
Smoke Cigarettes
Use Marijuana or Hashish
Drink Alcoholic Beverages
Get Drunk at Least Once
a Week
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
2005
2006
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months, or reported that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
NOTE: Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All," "Most of them," "Few," and "None of them." The estimates in this table correspond to persons reporting "All" or "Most of Them." Respondents with unknown Substance Use in Grade Level data were excluded.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006.
TOTAL
0.0020   0.1026   0.3244   0.1157  
AGE
               
12-13 0.0132   0.8928   0.2507   0.9073  
14-15 0.0268   0.2293   0.7494   0.0914  
16-17 0.0174   0.0309   0.4160   0.9774  
GENDER
               
Male 0.0323   0.1056   0.6616   0.4317  
Female 0.0240   0.4508   0.3249   0.1950  
HISPANIC ORIGIN AND RACE
               
Not Hispanic or Latino 0.0008   0.1797   0.8418   0.0903  
White 0.0033   0.2787   0.8407   0.0443  
Black or African American 0.1440   0.6207   0.6077   0.6492  
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4408   0.9945   0.2832   0.4753  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander *   *   *   *  
Asian 0.1270   0.7860   0.5088   0.7621  
Two or More Races 0.7876   0.1256   0.7667   0.4821  
Hispanic or Latino 0.9272   0.3596   0.0682   0.9133  
COUNTY TYPE
               
Large Metro 0.0078   0.4149   0.6545   0.7481  
Small Metro 0.5728   0.4604   0.4233   0.0561  
Nonmetro 0.0621   0.0710   0.4807   0.4302  
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Table 3.19C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Risk Perceptions of Substance Use Behaviors and Perceived Ease of Obtaining Selected Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2006
Perceptions of Risk1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Great Risk
Moderate/ Slight/No Risk
Great Risk
Moderate/ Slight/No Risk
Great Risk
Moderate/ Slight/No Risk
Great Risk
Moderate/ Slight/No Risk
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
CIGARETTES
               
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 56 42 44 35 52 44 57 43
MARIJUANA
               
Smoke Once a Month 25 66 15 55 26 64 27 67
Smoke Once or Twice a Week 33 61 19 53 33 61 36 63
COCAINE
               
Use Once a Month 48 50 40 39 51 46 51 48
Use Once or Twice a Week 60 35 50 26 62 31 65 32
HEROIN
               
Try Once or Twice 56 40 47 29 61 36 64 36
Use Once or Twice a Week 63 27 53 17 65 23 67 24
LSD
               
Try Once or Twice 51 47 42 37 55 45 56 47
Use Once or Twice a Week 58 36 48 27 61 33 62 35
ALCOHOL
               
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 48 51 37 44 47 50 46 55
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 36 57 28 47 33 60 34 61
Perceived Availability1
Fairly/
Very Easy
Fairly/Very Difficult/ Impossible
Fairly/
Very Easy
Fairly/Very Difficult/ Impossible
Fairly/
Very Easy
Fairly/Very Difficult/ Impossible
Fairly/
Very Easy
Fairly/Very Difficult/ Impossible
Marijuana
63 27 55 13 66 24 69 23
Cocaine
51 49 44 36 51 46 51 49
Crack
46 53 37 41 47 50 46 53
Heroin
32 59 27 48 34 58 32 62
LSD
36 58 30 46 37 58 35 60
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Table 3.19D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Risk Perceptions of Substance Use Behaviors and Perceived Ease of Obtaining Selected Illicit Drugs among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2006
Perceptions of Risk1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Great Risk
Moderate/ Slight/No Risk
Great Risk
Moderate/ Slight/No Risk
Great Risk
Moderate/ Slight/No Risk
Great Risk
Moderate/ Slight/No Risk
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
CIGARETTES
               
Smoke One or More Packs Per Day 0.30 0.51 0.24 0.43 0.28 0.54 0.31 0.52
MARIJUANA
               
Smoke Once a Month 0.29 0.37 0.17 0.32 0.30 0.36 0.30 0.38
Smoke Once or Twice a Week 0.24 0.48 0.14 0.44 0.24 0.48 0.26 0.50
COCAINE
               
Use Once a Month 0.37 0.38 0.32 0.30 0.40 0.35 0.40 0.36
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.29 0.63 0.24 0.49 0.29 0.56 0.31 0.58
HEROIN
               
Try Once or Twice 0.37 0.37 0.31 0.27 0.40 0.32 0.42 0.32
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.29 0.55 0.25 0.36 0.30 0.49 0.31 0.50
LSD
               
Try Once or Twice 0.38 0.39 0.32 0.31 0.41 0.37 0.43 0.38
Use Once or Twice a Week 0.30 0.57 0.26 0.43 0.32 0.53 0.33 0.55
ALCOHOL
               
Have Four or Five Drinks Nearly Every Day 0.29 0.53 0.23 0.47 0.28 0.50 0.27 0.55
Have Five or More Drinks Once or Twice a Week 0.36 0.35 0.28 0.30 0.32 0.37 0.33 0.38
Perceived Availability1
Fairly/
Very Easy
Fairly/Very Difficult/ Impossible
Fairly/
Very Easy
Fairly/Very Difficult/ Impossible
Fairly/
Very Easy
Fairly/Very Difficult/ Impossible
Fairly/
Very Easy
Fairly/Very Difficult/ Impossible
Marijuana
0.45 0.21 0.41 0.11 0.47 0.19 0.50 0.18
Cocaine
0.70 0.26 0.63 0.19 0.70 0.25 0.72 0.26
Crack
0.65 0.29 0.54 0.23 0.66 0.27 0.66 0.28
Heroin
0.82 0.28 0.72 0.22 0.89 0.27 0.84 0.29
LSD
0.95 0.27 0.82 0.22 0.99 0.27 0.95 0.28
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Table 3.20C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Youths' Perceptions of Parents' Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2006
Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Strongly Disapprove
Somewhat Disapprove/
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly Disapprove
Somewhat Disapprove/
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly Disapprove
Somewhat Disapprove/
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly Disapprove
Somewhat Disapprove/
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
YOUTHS' PERCEPTIONS OF PARENTS' FEELINGS ABOUT YOUTHS…
               
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 61 35 47 31 55 41 64 35
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 60 36 45 33 59 37 62 35
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 60 33 46 31 60 33 65 31
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 62 33 49 27 58 37 59 45
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Table 3.20D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Youths' Perceptions of Parents' Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2006
Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Strongly Disapprove
Somewhat Disapprove/
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly Disapprove
Somewhat Disapprove/
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly Disapprove
Somewhat Disapprove/
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly Disapprove
Somewhat Disapprove/
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
YOUTHS' PERCEPTIONS OF PARENTS' FEELINGS ABOUT YOUTHS…
               
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 0.25 1.37 0.20 1.23 0.23 1.41 0.27 1.33
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 0.25 1.28 0.19 1.22 0.25 1.27 0.26 1.22
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 0.25 1.57 0.19 1.54 0.24 1.56 0.27 1.50
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 0.26 1.10 0.21 0.94 0.25 1.19 0.25 1.34
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Table 3.21C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2006
Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Strongly/
Somewhat Disapprove
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat Disapprove
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat Disapprove
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat Disapprove
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
YOUTHS' PERCEPTIONS OF CLOSE FRIENDS' FEELINGS ABOUT YOUTHS…
               
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 57 39 43 34 55 42 59 42
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 48 51 32 46 49 49 52 53
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 49 49 31 46 52 45 53 51
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 56 42 42 37 53 42 54 48
YOUTHS' FEELINGS ABOUT PEERS…
               
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 60 34 47 27 57 39 63 35
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 47 52 32 46 48 50 54 50
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 46 51 31 46 48 48 53 49
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 57 40 44 33 55 43 58 44
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Table 3.21D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2006
Feelings about Substance Use Behaviors1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Strongly/
Somewhat Disapprove
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat Disapprove
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat Disapprove
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
Strongly/
Somewhat Disapprove
Neither Approve Nor Disapprove
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
YOUTHS' PERCEPTIONS OF CLOSE FRIENDS' FEELINGS ABOUT YOUTHS…
               
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 0.25 1.02 0.19 0.93 0.24 1.07 0.26 1.05
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 0.23 0.92 0.15 0.87 0.23 0.88 0.24 0.97
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 0.22 1.00 0.15 0.98 0.24 0.93 0.24 1.03
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 0.25 0.94 0.19 0.86 0.24 0.95 0.24 1.00
YOUTHS' FEELINGS ABOUT PEERS…
               
Smoking One or More Packs of Cigarettes Per Day 0.25 1.11 0.20 0.90 0.24 1.24 0.27 1.12
Trying Marijuana or Hashish Once or Twice 0.22 0.94 0.15 0.85 0.22 0.90 0.25 0.91
Using Marijuana or Hashish Once a Month or More 0.22 0.96 0.15 0.89 0.22 0.93 0.25 0.95
Having One or Two Drinks of an Alcoholic Beverage Nearly Every Day 0.25 1.00 0.20 0.86 0.24 1.06 0.26 1.06
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Table 3.22C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Youths' Exposure to Prevention Programs and Messages and Youths' Delinquency in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2006
Prevention Programs/Messages and Delinquency1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
4 Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as "Yes" if they indicated participating in a particular behavior at least one time and "No" if they did not.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
EXPOSURE TO PREVENTION PROGRAMS AND MESSAGES IN PAST YEAR
               
Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group 30 61 22 49 30 61 32 64
Participated in Violence Prevention Program 22 66 16 53 22 65 20 67
Participated in Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program 22 66 16 53 22 66 21 71
Participated in Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside of School 21 66 17 52 22 66 26 66
Participated in Program to Help Deal with Drug or Alcohol Use 19 68 16 53 22 65 18 69
Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Message from Sources Outside School 61 35 47 30 56 38 61 34
Talked to Parents about Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use 51 47 43 36 51 47 49 50
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR IN PAST YEAR4
               
Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work 43 55 33 44 43 53 44 56
Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight 39 56 32 45 39 57 39 58
Attacked Someone with the Intent to Harm or Seriously Hurt Them 32 62 27 49 31 63 32 65
Carried a Handgun 21 68 17 54 20 67 20 70
Sold Illegal Drugs 32 63 30 48 28 64 28 66
Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 29 63 25 50 26 63 29 63
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Table 3.22D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Youths' Exposure to Prevention Programs and Messages and Youths' Delinquency in the Past Year among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2006
Prevention Programs/Messages and Delinquency1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
4 Respondents were asked how many times they participated in a delinquent behavior in the past year and were categorized as "Yes" if they indicated participating in a particular behavior at least one time and "No" if they did not.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
EXPOSURE TO PREVENTION PROGRAMS AND MESSAGES IN PAST YEAR
               
Participated in Problem-Solving, Communication, or Self-Esteem Group 0.51 0.30 0.39 0.25 0.51 0.30 0.54 0.31
Participated in Violence Prevention Program 0.57 0.29 0.43 0.24 0.56 0.29 0.52 0.30
Participated in Pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program 0.75 0.28 0.55 0.23 0.75 0.28 0.71 0.30
Participated in Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Prevention Program Outside of School 0.70 0.28 0.59 0.22 0.73 0.28 0.84 0.28
Participated in Program to Help Deal with Drug or Alcohol Use 1.47 0.27 1.24 0.21 1.61 0.26 1.41 0.27
Saw or Heard Drug or Alcohol Prevention Message from Sources Outside School 0.29 0.64 0.23 0.56 0.27 0.67 0.29 0.62
Talked to Parents about Dangers of Tobacco, Alcohol, or Drug Use 0.32 0.43 0.28 0.34 0.32 0.43 0.32 0.45
DELINQUENT BEHAVIOR IN PAST YEAR4
               
Got into a Serious Fight at School or Work 0.68 0.27 0.54 0.22 0.67 0.26 0.69 0.28
Took Part in a Group-Against-Group Fight 0.79 0.26 0.66 0.21 0.80 0.26 0.81 0.27
Attacked Someone with the Intent to Harm or Seriously Hurt Them 1.38 0.25 1.19 0.21 1.31 0.26 1.35 0.27
Carried a Handgun 2.15 0.26 1.93 0.21 2.10 0.26 2.10 0.27
Sold Illegal Drugs 2.32 0.25 2.42 0.19 2.36 0.25 2.34 0.26
Stole or Tried to Steal Anything Worth More Than $50 1.91 0.25 1.77 0.20 1.77 0.25 1.89 0.25
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Table 3.23C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Beliefs, and Past Year Parent Involvement among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2006
Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Feelings, and Parent Involvement1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
4 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
5 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
6 Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "Agree" or "Strongly agree" and "No" if they reported "Strongly disagree" or "Disagree."
7 Responses categories for the Parent Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "Always" or "Sometimes" and "No" if they reported "Seldom" or "Never."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS
               
Youth Moved 2 or More Times in the Past 5 Years 39 60 31 48 39 59 42 60
Youth Argued with at Least One Parent 10 or More Times in the Past Year 42 56 34 45 41 57 41 57
Youth Was Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in the Past Month 48 48 43 35 49 48 47 51
Youth Had Someone to Talk to about Problems4 68 17 54 15 67 17 71 17
Youth Attended 25 or More Religious Services in the Past Year5 31 63 25 51 31 62 32 63
YOUTH RELIGIOUS BELIEFS6
               
Youth Agreed or Strongly Agreed That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Their Life 53 43 41 38 52 44 56 44
Youth Agreed or Strongly Agreed That Their Religious Beliefs Influence Decision Making in Life 48 49 35 41 46 49 52 50
Youth Agreed or Strongly Agreed That It Is Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs 34 60 23 51 30 61 34 61
PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN PAST YEAR7
               
Parent Always or Sometimes Made Youth Do Chores around the House 62 29 51 24 64 27 66 28
Parent Always or Sometimes Limited Amount of Time Youth Watched TV 33 62 26 49 31 61 32 64
Parents Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Had Done a Good Job 63 33 49 27 62 35 60 38
Parents Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Were Proud of Something They Had Done 63 33 50 26 61 33 60 39
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Table 3.23D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Beliefs, and Past Year Parent Involvement among Persons Aged 12 to 17: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2006
Risk and Protective Factors, Religious Feelings, and Parent Involvement1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
4 Respondents were able to select multiple categories of persons that they would talk to about a serious problem, including the choice of "nobody." Respondents who reported both a person that they would talk to and that they had nobody to talk to were excluded from the analysis.
5 Special occasions, such as weddings, funerals, or other special events, were not to have been considered in the number of times attended religious services.
6 Response categories for the questions on Religious Beliefs include "Strongly disagree," "Disagree," "Agree," and "Strongly agree." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "Agree" or "Strongly agree" and "No" if they reported "Strongly disagree" or "Disagree."
7 Responses categories for the Parent Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "Always" or "Sometimes" and "No" if they reported "Seldom" or "Never."
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS
               
Youth Moved 2 or More Times in the Past 5 Years 0.56 0.30 0.47 0.25 0.57 0.30 0.62 0.30
Youth Argued with at Least One Parent 10 or More Times in the Past Year 0.67 0.28 0.56 0.23 0.65 0.28 0.66 0.28
Youth Was Approached by Someone Selling Drugs in the Past Month 1.06 0.22 0.97 0.16 1.05 0.22 1.01 0.23
Youth Had Someone to Talk to about Problems4 0.27 1.86 0.22 1.65 0.27 1.83 0.28 1.79
Youth Attended 25 or More Religious Services in the Past Year5 0.38 0.35 0.31 0.29 0.38 0.34 0.40 0.35
YOUTH RELIGIOUS BELIEFS6
               
Youth Agreed or Strongly Agreed That Religious Beliefs Are a Very Important Part of Their Life 0.26 0.68 0.21 0.61 0.26 0.70 0.28 0.70
Youth Agreed or Strongly Agreed That Their Religious Beliefs Influence Decision Making in Life 0.27 0.57 0.20 0.49 0.27 0.57 0.29 0.60
Youth Agreed or Strongly Agreed That It Is Important for Friends to Share Religious Beliefs 0.38 0.35 0.26 0.30 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.35
PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN PAST YEAR7
               
Parent Always or Sometimes Made Youth Do Chores around the House 0.26 0.86 0.22 0.73 0.27 0.80 0.28 0.82
Parent Always or Sometimes Limited Amount of Time Youth Watched TV 0.33 0.37 0.26 0.31 0.31 0.36 0.32 0.39
Parents Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Had Done a Good Job 0.27 0.90 0.22 0.74 0.27 0.91 0.26 0.98
Parents Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Were Proud of Something They Had Done 0.28 0.86 0.22 0.70 0.27 0.84 0.26 0.99
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Table 3.24C – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Scholastic Environment among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Standard Errors of Numbers in Thousands, 2006
Scholastic Environment1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
4 Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
5 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response options include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
6 Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school" and were categorized as "No" if they reported "You didn't like going to school very much" or "You hated going to school."
7 Response categories for Grade Average include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
8 Response categories for the Adult Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "Always" or "Sometimes" and "No" if they reported "Seldom" or "Never."
9 Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All," "Most of them," "Few," and None of them." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "All" or "Most of them" and "No" if they reported "Few" or "None of them."
10 Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were not considered to be enrolled in school.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS IN PAST YEAR4
               
Participated in One or Fewer Activities5 31 61 27 48 32 59 29 61
Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Were Seen or Heard in School 57 36 45 31 56 37 58 37
Youth Liked a Lot or Kind of Liked Going to School6 54 40 44 33 55 41 54 45
Grade Average for Last Completed Period Was "D" or Lower7 26 60 20 49 27 60 24 63
ADULT INVOLVEMENT IN PAST YEAR4,8
               
Teacher Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Were Doing a Good Job with School Work 58 35 47 28 58 34 60 34
Parents Always or Sometimes Checked That Youth Did Homework 53 41 42 35 54 40 56 39
Parents Always or Sometimes Provided Help with Homework 55 38 44 32 55 38 57 41
Parents Always or Sometimes Limited Time Youth Went Out with Friends on a School Night 55 40 44 33 52 42 54 44
SUBSTANCE USE IN GRADE LEVEL9,10
               
All or Most of Students in Youth's Grade Smoke Cigarettes 51 43 43 34 50 42 51 50
All or Most of Students in Youth's Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish 49 43 44 32 48 48 48 53
All or Most of Students in Youth's Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages 56 34 48 25 58 33 62 28
All or Most of Students in Youth's Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week 42 49 37 39 43 51 45 52
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Table 3.24D – Past Month Use of Selected Substances, by Measures of Scholastic Environment among Persons Aged 12 to 17 Who Were Enrolled in School in the Past Year: Standard Errors of Percentages, 2006
Scholastic Environment1
SUBSTANCE USE IN THE PAST MONTH
Illicit Drugs2
Marijuana
Cigarettes
Binge Alcohol3
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
*Low precision; no estimate reported.
NOTE: Youths who did not report their school enrollment status or reported not being enrolled in school in the past 12 months were excluded from this analysis.
1 Respondents with unknown data were excluded.
2 Illicit Drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
3 Binge Alcohol Use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on the same occasion (i.e., at the same time or within a couple of hours of each other) on at least 1 day in the past 30 days.
4 Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were considered to be enrolled in school.
5 The number of activities participated in is based on four questions: participation in school-based activities, community-based activities, church or faith-based activities, and other activities. For each question, the response options include "None," "One," "Two," and "3 or more." Respondents were excluded from the analysis if they had unknown data for at least three of the questions and if their known responses did not place them in the recoded "Two or more" category.
6 Response categories for the School Satisfaction question include "You liked going to school a lot," "You kind of liked going to school," "You didn't like going to school very much," and "You hated going to school." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "You liked going to school a lot" or "You kind of liked going to school" and were categorized as "No" if they reported "You didn't like going to school very much" or "You hated going to school."
7 Response categories for Grade Average include "An 'A+,' 'A,' or 'A-minus' average"; "A 'B+,' 'B,' or 'B-minus' average"; "A 'C+,' 'C,' or 'C-minus' average"; "A 'D' or less than a 'D' average"; and "My school does not give these grades." Respondents reporting that their school does not give these grades were excluded from the analysis.
8 Response categories for the Adult Involvement questions include "Always," "Sometimes," "Seldom," and "Never." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "Always" or "Sometimes" and "No" if they reported "Seldom" or "Never."
9 Response categories for the Substance Use in Grade Level questions include "All," "Most of them," "Few," and None of them." Respondents were categorized as "Yes" if they reported "All" or "Most of them" and "No" if they reported "Few" or "None of them."
10 Youths reporting that they were "home-schooled" in the past 12 months were not considered to be enrolled in school.
Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2006.
STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS IN PAST YEAR4
               
Participated in One or Fewer Activities5 0.92 0.28 0.82 0.23 0.96 0.28 0.88 0.29
Drug or Alcohol Prevention Messages Were Seen or Heard in School 0.30 0.61 0.24 0.55 0.29 0.64 0.30 0.64
Youth Liked a Lot or Kind of Liked Going to School6 0.27 0.80 0.23 0.68 0.28 0.80 0.27 0.88
Grade Average for Last Completed Period Was "D" or Lower7 1.51 0.27 1.24 0.23 1.54 0.27 1.43 0.28
ADULT INVOLVEMENT IN PAST YEAR4,8
               
Teacher Always or Sometimes Let Youth Know They Were Doing a Good Job with School Work 0.30 0.69 0.25 0.57 0.29 0.68 0.30 0.69
Parents Always or Sometimes Checked That Youth Did Homework 0.27 0.75 0.22 0.67 0.28 0.74 0.29 0.74
Parents Always or Sometimes Provided Help with Homework 0.29 0.75 0.23 0.66 0.28 0.73 0.29 0.78
Parents Always or Sometimes Limited Time Youth Went Out with Friends on a School Night 0.33 0.53 0.27 0.46 0.31 0.56 0.32 0.59
SUBSTANCE USE IN GRADE LEVEL9,10
               
All or Most of Students in Youth's Grade Smoke Cigarettes 0.70 0.26 0.63 0.21 0.66 0.25 0.69 0.29
All or Most of Students in Youth's Grade Use Marijuana or Hashish 0.86 0.25 0.79 0.18 0.82 0.27 0.82 0.30
All or Most of Students in Youth's Grade Drink Alcoholic Beverages 0.50 0.27 0.44 0.21 0.50 0.27 0.54 0.22
All or Most of Students in Youth's Grade Get Drunk at Least Once a Week 0.87 0.26 0.80 0.21 0.88 0.27 0.93 0.28

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