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1997 JUVENILE PROBATION SURVEY--Percent responding to each question

1. Judicial district in which youth resides: (please choose one) (Contains actual number of participants)

86 District 1 (Cache, Rich, Box Elder Counties)

195 District 2 (Weber, Morgan, Davis Counties)

465 District 3 (Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele Counties)

121 District 4 (Millard, Juab, Utah, Wasatch Counties)

50 District 5 (Beaver, Iron, Washington Counties)

42 District 6 (Sanpete, Garfield, Kane, Piute, Sevier, Wayne Counties)

41 District 7 (Carbon, Emery, Grand, San Juan Counties)

28 District 8 (Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah Counties)

2. Probation office where youth receives services: (please choose one) (Contains actual number of participants)

24 1. American Fork

0 2. Beaver

06 3. Blanding

34 4. Brigham City

04 5. Castle Dale

20 6. Cedar City

76 7. Farmington

01 8. Fillmore

01 9. Kanab

38 10. Logan

19 11. Manti

7 12. Moab

0 13. Morgan

107 14. Ogden

16 15. Orem

0 16. Panguitch

23 17. Price

65 18. Provo

21 19. Richfield

13 20. Roosevelt

104 21. Salt Lake, Central

79 22. Salt Lake, City

83 23. Salt Lake, South

156 24. Salt Lake, West

26 25. St. George

0 26. Tooele

15 27. Vernal

20 28. Other_______________________

In this survey, you will be asked about alcohol, drugs, and some of your attitudes toward family, friends, school, and community. This is NOT a test, so there are no right or wrong answers; no one will know what answers you mark, and your participation is requested. Please do not put your name on this booklet. If you do not find an answer that fits exactly, mark the one that comes closest. If any question does not apply to you or you are not sure what it means, just leave it blank. Please mark ONLY ONE answer for each question, unless the question asks for more.

3. How old are you? Mean = 15.5 years 4. What grade are you in? Mean = 9.8

5. How long have you been on probation? Mean = 7.7 months

6. Are you: 15.3 female 84.7 Male

7. What do you consider yourself to be? (choose one best answer).

68.0 White, not of Hispanic Origin

1.7 Black or African-American

8.2 American Indian/Native American

Spanish/Hispanic/Latino:

6.9 Mexican American 3.6 Chicano 2.5 Mexican .6 Puerto Rican

.9 Central or South American .1 Cuban .9 Other Spanish

Asian or Pacific Islander:

.3 Chinese .1 Japanese 0 Filipino 0 Asian Indian

.3 Hawaiian .8 Samoan .2 Korean 1.8 Tongan

.4 Vietnamese 0 Guamanian .4 Laotian .4 Cambodian

.5 Other Asian or Pacific Islander Other (please specify)

8. English is the main language spoken in my home: 93.8 True 6.2 False

9. If FALSE to Question 8, what is the main language spoken in your home? 6.2% non-english speaking

Think of where you live most of the time. Which of the following people live there with you? (Choose all that apply).

79.0 Mother 48.3 Father .5 Brother(s) 3.1 Other Adults

6.5 Stepmother 13.3 Stepfather 5.8 Stepbrother(s)

.5 Foster mother .5 Foster father 48.4 Sister(s)

7.5 Grandmother 4.6 Grandfather 5.3 Stepsister(s)

4.5 Aunt 3.6 Uncle 6.6 Other children

26. How many brothers and sisters, including stepbrothers and stepsisters, do you have who are older
than you? Mean = 2.8

27. How many brothers and sisters, including stepbrothers and stepsisters, do you have who are younger
than you? Mean = 2.4

28. What is the highest level of schooling your father completed?

1.2 Completed grade school or less 13.7 Completed college

13.8 Some high school 3.9 Graduate or professional school after college

29.7 Completed high school 25.2 Don't know

18.0 Some college 1.4 Does not apply

29. What is the highest level of schooling your mother completed?

1.2 Completed grade school or less 16.0 Completed college

13.8 Some high school 2.6 Graduate or professional school after college

29.7 Completed high school 17.2 Don't know

18.0 Some college 1.6 Does not apply

30. Where are you living now?

1.1 On a farm 8.9 In the country, not on a farm 90.0 In a city, town, or suburb

31. What is your zip code? 84

32. During the past 12 months, has your physical health been good, fair, or poor?

63.3 Good 35.0 Fair 1.8 Poor

33. During the past 12 months, has your emotional or psychological health been good, fair, or poor?

44.9 Good 47.6 Fair 7.4 Poor

34. Which of the following best describes your present school program?

37.8 Regular classroom program 9.8 Special education / resource 10.3 Dropped out of school

3.1 Vocational program 2.8 Graduated

21.2 Alternative school 4.4 Expelled from school

7.8 Home study 3.0 Suspended from school

35. How many full- or part-time jobs have you had in your life?

23.4 Never had a job 46.1 1-2 jobs 24.7 3-6 jobs 5.8 More than 6 jobs

36. Are you currently employed? 35.3 Yes 64.7 No

37. If YES to Question 36, how many hours do you work each week? Mean of those who worked = 30.5

38. It is important to get good grades?

3.7 No, definitely not true for me 51.6 Yes, mostly true for me

9.3 No, mostly not true for me 35.4 Yes, definitely true for me

39. Putting them all together, what were your grades like last year?

21.7 Mostly F's 33.9 Mostly C's 6.7 Mostly A's

17.2 Mostly D's 20.5 Mostly B's

40. Have you had a drug education class at school or from some other source? 70.5 Yes 29.5 No

Have you had a class in school, or other source, that included information or training in:

Yes No

41. communication skills 67.7 32.3

42. problem solving skills 72.0 28.0

43. decision making skills 67.4 32.6

44. values clarification 41.9 58.1

45. coping skills 44.6 55.4

46. stress management 52.4 47.6

47. anger management 58.2 41.8

48. self esteem 61.1 38.9

49. refusal skills 45.0 55.0

50. positive alternatives to substance use and delinquent behavior 58.9 41.1

ON THE NEXT QUESTIONS MARK:

"NO!" IF YOU THINK THE STATEMENT IS DEFINITELY NOT TRUE FOR YOU.

"no" IF YOU THINK THE STATEMENT IS MOSTLY NOT TRUE FOR YOU.

"yes" IF YOU THINK THE STATEMENT IS MOSTLY TRUE FOR YOU.

"YES!" IF YOU THINK THE STATEMENT IS DEFINITELY TRUE FOR YOU.

NO! no yes YES!

51. In my school, students have lots of chances to help decide things
like class activities and rules. 17.9 30.1 37.4 14.7

52. Teachers ask me to work on special classroom projects. 29.3 36.1 26.8 7.8

53. My teacher(s) notices when I am doing a good job and lets me know about it. 12.4 19.0 42.6 26.0

54. There are a lot of chances for students in my school to get involved in sports,
clubs, and other school activities outside of class. 14.5 16.3 34.8 34.4

55. I try hard to do good work in school. 5.9 19.8 50.9 23.3

56. Teachers don't call on me in class, even when I raise my hand. 27.9 43.8 20.8 7.5

57. There are lots of chances for students in my school to talk with a teacher one-on-one. 11.7 21.6 39.5 27.2

58. I feel safe at my school. 12.1 16.0 37.7 34.2\

59. I have given up on school. 50.5 29.0 12.7 7.9

60. I want to go to vocational training after high school. 23.4 33.2 28.6 14.8

61. I want very much to go to college after high school. 16.1 22.8 30.6 30.5

62. The school lets my parents know when I have done something well. 32.5 27.6 27.5 12.4

63. My teachers praise me when I work hard in school. 16.3 30.4 39.5 13.8

64. It is important to me to get good grades. 6.5 14.7 45.8 33.0

65. Are your school grades better than the grades of most students in your class? 25.8 44.5 21.4 8.3

66. If a kid smoked marijuana in your neighborhood, would he or she be caught by the police? 34.8 36.4 20.0 8.8

67. If a kid drank some beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin) in your neighborhood, would he or she be caught by the police? 34.2 40.5 17.1 8.2

68. If a kid carried a handgun in your neighborhood, would he or she be caught by the police? 27.1 38.6 20.7 13.7

69. I think it is okay to take something without asking if you can get away with it. 46.4 35.8 12.0 5.8

70. It is alright to beat up people if they start the fight. 19.7 25.8 29.8 24.8

71. It is important to be honest with your parents, even if they become upset or you get punished. 6.1 14.9 40.7 38.4

72. I think sometimes it's okay to cheat at school. 28.3 35.3 27.9 8.6

Very False Somewhat False Somewhat True Very True

73. I do the opposite of what people tell me, just to get them mad. 32.0 39.3 24.6 4.1

74. I ignore rules that get in my way. 26.0 35.1 32.8 6.1

75. I like to see how much I can get away with. 35.0 29.1 27.5 8.3

During the LAST FOUR WEEKS, how many whole days of school have you missed . . .

None 1 2-3 4-5 6-10 11+

76. because of illness 52.2 13.3 17.7 5.9 4.4 6.6

77. because you skipped or "cut" 57.0 7.2 9.9 7.6 3.8 14.5

78. for other reasons 44.0 11.8 13.6 7.0 4.7 18.8

Very Hard Sort of Hard Sort of Easy Very Easy

79. If you wanted to get some beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin), how easy would it be for you to get some? 15.0 14.2 21.0 49.8

80. If you wanted to get some cigarettes, how easy would it be for you to get some? 8.4 10.0 16.1 65.5

81. If you wanted to get some marijuana, how easy would it be for you to get some? 17.9 12.0 18.7 51.4

82. If you wanted to get a drug like cocaine, LSD, or amphetamines, how easy would it be for you to get some? 34.0 17.4 18.1 30.5

83. If you wanted to get a handgun, how easy would it be for you to get one? 33.3 20.3 22.1 24.3

How wrong would most adults in your neighborhood think it was for kids your age:

Very wrong Wrong A little bit wrong Not wrong at all

84. to use marijuana 64.1 20.7 12.5 2.7

85. to drink alcohol 55.6 21.2 18.7 4.4

86. to smoke cigarettes 42.4 21.3 24.1 12.1

About how many adults have you known personally who in the past year have:

None 1 adult 2 adults 4 adults 3 or 5 or more

87. used marijuana, crack, cocaine, or other drugs? 26.6 12.0 10.7 16.7 33.9

88. sold or dealt drugs? 36.1 11.2 14.0 11.5 27.2

89. done other things that could get them in trouble with the police like stealing, selling stolen goods, mugging, or assaulting others, etc.? 41.4 14.6 11.3 9.6 23.1

90. gotten drunk or high? 16.2 11.6 8.0 10.2 54.0

91. Have you ever used smokeless tobacco (chew, snuff, plug, or dipping tobacco)?

51.8 Never 6.5 Regularly, but in the past

26.3 Once or twice 4.7 Regularly now

10.7 Once in a while but not regularly

92. How frequently have you used smokeless tobacco during the past 30 days?

81.5 Never 2.8 Regularly, but in the past

8.1 Once or twice 3.7 Regularly now

3.9 Once in a while but not regularly

93. Have you ever smoked cigarettes?

11.9 Never 19.8 Regularly, but in the past

16.1 Once or twice 41.5 Regularly now

10.6 Once in a while but not regularly

94. How frequently have you smoked cigarettes during the past 30 days?

41.0 Not at all 12.5 About one pack per day

10.6 Less than one cigarette per day 3.6 About one and one-half packs per day

16.1 One to five cigarettes per day 2.5 Two packs or more per day

13.6 About one-half pack per day

95. Think back over the last two weeks. How many times have you had five or more alcoholic drinks in a row?

75.2 None 7.8 Once 5.3 Twice 6.0 3-5 times 2.3 6-9 times 3.4 10 or more times

Number of Occasions

None 1-2 3-5 6-9 10-19 20-39 40+

96. On how many occasions (if any) have you had beer, wine, or hard liquor to drink in your lifetime? 15.3 11.6 11.2 10.4 12.2 10.4 28.9

97. On how many occasions (if any) have you had beer, wine, or hard liquor during the past 30 days? 66.2 13.9 8.4 4.7 3.6 1.4 1.8

98. On how many occasions (if any) have you used marijuana in your lifetime? 23.3 10.1 5.5 5.8 6.6 6.1 42.5

99. On how many occasions (if any) have you used marijuana during the past 30 days? 74.2 11.3 3.0 3.2 2.3 2.6 3.4

100. On how many occasions (if any) have you used stimulants ("amphetamines," "meth," "crystal," "cross tops," "crank") in your lifetime? 62.7 10.3 5.6 3.8 4.8 3.4 9.4

101. On how many occasions (if any) have you used stimulants ("amphetamines," "meth," "crystal," "cross tops," "crank") during the last 30 days? 89.3 4.0 2.1 1.8 1.6 .6 .6

102. On how many occasions (if any) have you used sedatives (tranquilizers such as valium or xanax, barbiturates or sleeping pills) without a doctor telling you to take them, in your lifetime? 72.5 11.1 5.2 4.1 3.2 2.2 1.8

103. On how many occasions (if any) have you used sedatives (tranquilizers such as valium or xanax, barbiturates, or sleeping pills) without a doctor telling you to take them, during the last 30 days? 91.0 4.9 2.1 1.3 .2 .2 .3

104. On how many occasions (if any) have you used hallucinogens (such as LSD, PCP, "acid") in your lifetime? 58.9 11.9 7.8 6.5 4.9 3.7 6.4

105. On how many occasions (if any) have you used hallucinogens (such as LSD, PCP, "acid") during the past 30 days? 91.0 4.1 2.4 1.4 .5 .4 .2

106. On how many occasions (if any) have you used cocaine or crack in your lifetime? 68.0 12.8 6.1 3.4 2.9 2.3 4.6

107. On how many occasions (if any) have you used cocaine or crack during the past 30 days? 93.8 3.5 .7 .7 .6 .5 .1

108. On how many occasions (if any) have you sniffed glue, breathed the contents of an aerosol spray can, or inhaled other gases or sprays, in order to get high in your lifetime? 64.7 16.6 6.5 3.1 4.7 1.7 2.6

109. On how many occasions (if any) have you sniffed glue, breathed the contents of an aerosol spray can, or inhaled other gases or sprays, in order to get high during the past 30 days? 96.1 2.3 .7 .5 .1 .2 0

110. On how many occasions (if any) have you used derbisol in your lifetime? 98.1 1.0 .3 .3 0 .1 .2

111. On how many occasions (if any) have you used derbisol in the past 30 days?98.8 .2 .5 .2 .1 0 .1

112. On how many occasions (if any) have you used heroin or other opiates in your lifetime? 88.5 5.5 2.4 1.1 1.3 .2 .9

113. On how many occasions (if any) have you used heroin or other opiates in the past 30 days? 97.1 2.1 .3 .1 .4 0 0

114. How often do you attend religious services or activities?

31.5 Never 35.7 Rarely 13.6 1-2 times a month 19.2 About once a week or more

115. How important is religion in your life?

29.7 Not important 35.1 Somewhat important 20.8 Pretty important 14.4 Very important

116. How many times have you done what feels good, no matter what?

11.3 Never 15.4 Less than once a month 18.1 2-3 times a month

13.5 I've done it, but not in the past year 14.2 About once a month 27.5 Once a week or more

117. How many times have you done something dangerous because someone dared you to do it?

24.8 Never 21.5 Less than once a month 10.5 2-3 times a month

26.8 I've done it, but not in the past year 10.9 About once a month 5.6 Once a week or more

118. How many times have you done crazy things, even if they are a little dangerous?

13.0 Never 20.2 Less than once a month 16.4 2-3 times a month

23.1 I've done it, but not in the past year 13.8 About once a month 13.5 Once a week or more

Think of your four best friends (the friends you feel closest to). In the past year (12 months), how many of your four best friends have:

None 1 2 3 4

119. smoked cigarettes? 18.7 13.3 11.7 12.1 44.3

120. tried beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin) when their parents didn't know it? 19.8 12.2 13.3 12.0 42.8

121. used marijuana? 27.3 10.7 13.0 12.1 36.9

122. used LSD, cocaine, amphetamines, or other illegal drugs? 53.8 14.0 10.6 5.0 16.6

What are the chances you would be seen as cool if you:

No or very little chance Little chance Some chance Pretty good chance Very good chance

123. smoked cigarettes? 64.9 19.4 9.4 2.6 3.7

124. began drinking alcoholic beverages regularly, that is, at least once or twice a month? 64.0 19.2 8.7 4.4 3.7

125. smoked marijuana? 62.4 16.6 10.4 5.9 4.7

126. carried a handgun? 69.5 13.3 7.6 4.7 4.9

127. carried a weapon other than a handgun? 68.0 14.8 7.5 4.5 5.2

How old were you when you first:

Never have 10 or less 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 or older

128. smoked marijuana? 19.4 11.2 10.9 15.2 19.4 12.5 7.8 2.6 1.0

129. smoked a cigarette, even just a puff? 12.4 35.6 14.7 13.0 10.8 7.3 4.4 1.5 .3

130. had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin)? 14.0 25.8 11.0 11.3 16.1 10.6 8.0 2.4 .7

131. began drinking alcoholic beverages regularly,that is at least once or twice a month? 39.4 4.7 4.3 9.6 12.9 12.2 9.8 5.1 1.9

132. got suspended from school? 17.8 18.9 9.2 14.8 17.1 12.5 6.7 2.0 1.0

133. got arrested? 13.1 11.6 8.1 13.4 16.8 16.3 11.7 6.1 2.9

134. carried a handgun? 71.0 2.4 2.1 4.3 5.9 6.0 4.5 3.1 .7

135. carried a weapon other than a handgun? 51.9 9.5 5.7 9.0 9.3 6.2 5.0 2.9 .5

136. attacked someone with the idea of seriously hurting them? 55.5 7.0 4.4 7.2 9.2 7.2 5.1 3.6 .9

How wrong do you think it is for someone your age to:

Very Wrong Wrong A little bit wrong Not wrong at all

137. take a handgun to school? 71.1 18.5 7.5 2.9

138. take a weapon other than a handgun to school? 60.6 20.9 13.1 5.4

139. steal anything worth more than $5? 46.8 29.6 18.6 5.0

140. pick a fight with someone? 35.2 30.3 25.2 9.3

141. attack someone with the idea of seriously hurting them? 51.3 26.8 15.6 6.3

142. stay away from school all day when their parents think they are at school? 34.3 30.4 24.8 10.6

Think of your four best friends (the friends you feel closest to). In the past year (12 months), how many of your four best friends have:

None 1 2 3 4

143. been suspended from school? 31.1 18.6 16.2 13.5 20.6

144. carried a handgun? 68.3 10.2 9.0 4.0 8.4

145. carried a weapon other than a handgun? 55.5 11.8 9.7 8.4 14.5

146. sold illegal drugs? 48.0 17.4 12.4 7.2 15.0

147. stolen or tried to steal a motor vehicle such as a car or motorcycle? 58.4 16.2 10.6 4.0 10.7

148. been arrested? 27.7 17.0 18.6 12.6 24.1

149. dropped out of school? 49.1 19.6 13.2 7.0 11.1

How many times in the past year (12 months) have you?

Never 1-2 3-5 6-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40+

150. been suspended from school? 41.2 32.5 15.7 5.8 2.5 1.3 .2 .7

151. carried a handgun? 80.9 8.7 3.2 2.2 1.7 .6 .5 2.1

152. carried a weapon other than a handgun? 63.5 14.2 5.5 3.3 3.0 2.0 .9 7.6

153. sold illegal drugs? 67.2 12.0 4.6 4.1 2.2 1.9 1.1 6.9

154. stolen or tried to steal a motor vehicle such as a car or motorcycle? 72.3 15.3 5.4 2.7 2.4 .6 .2 1.1

155. been arrested? 25.9 37.4 21.1 8.5 4.4 1.3 .3 1.2

156. attacked someone with the idea of seriously hurting them? 64.4 20.2 7.2 3.8 2.0 .8 .8 .7

157. been drunk or high at school? 54.3 12.0 10.7 5.1 4.4 3.1 1.7 8.8

158. taken a handgun to school? 91.4 3.7 1.7 1.2 .6 .5 .1 .8

How wrong do you think it is for someone your age to:

Very Wrong Wrong A little bit wrong Not wrong at all

159. drink beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin) regularly? 29.4 29.7 25.0 15.9

160. smoke cigarettes? 22.6 25.2 24.0 28.2

161. smoke marijuana? 31.1 24.7 21.2 23.0

162. use LSD, cocaine, amphetamines, or other illegal drugs? 58.9 21.3 10.6 9.2

163. You're looking at CD's in a music store with a friend. You look up and see her slip a CD under her coat. She smiles and says, "Which one do you want? Go ahead, take it while nobody's around." There is nobody in sight, no employees and no other customers. What would you do now?

37.4 Ignore her. 26.8 Tell her to put the CD back. 21.6 Grab a CD and leave the store. 14.2 Act like it's a joke and ask her to put the CD back.

164. It's 8:00 on a week night and you are about to go over to a friend's home when your mother asks you where you are going. You say, "Oh, just going to go hang out with some friends." She says, "No, you'll just get into trouble if you go out. Stay home tonight." What would you do now?

17.4 Leave the house anyway.

61.2 Explain what you are going to do with your friends, tell her when you'd get home, and ask if you can go out.

11.1 Not say anything and start watching TV.

10.3 Get into an argument with her.

165. You are visiting another part of town and you don't know any of the people your age there. You are walking down the street and some teenager you don't know is walking toward you. He is about your size, and as he is about to pass you he deliberately bumps into you and you almost lose your balance. What would you say or do?

34.5 Push the person back. .

21.8 Say"Watch where you're going" and keep on walking.

24.8 Say "Excuse me" and keep on walking

18.9 Swear at the person and walk away.

166. You are at a party at someone's house and one of your friends offers you a drink containing alcohol. What would you say or do?

46.4 Drink it.

21.3 Tell your friend, "No thanks, I don't drink" and suggest that you and your friend go and do something else.

21.8 Just say, "No thanks"and walk away.

10.4 Make up a good excuse, tell your friend you had something else to do, and leave.

How wrong do your parents feel it would be for you to:

Very Wrong Wrong A little bit wrong Not Wrong at all

167. drink beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin) regularly? 74.6 16.9 6.6 1.9

168. smoke cigarettes? 60.5 20.9 12.6 6.0

169. smoke marijuana? 78.7 14.5 5.0 1.8

170. steal something worth less than $5? 83.3 12.3 3.3 1.1

171. draw graffiti, or write things or draw pictures on buildings or other property (without the owner's permission)? 83.0 12.2 3.3 1.5

172. pick a fight with someone? 66.7 21.6 9.1 2.5

Have any of your brothers or sisters ever:

Yes No I don't have any brothers or sisters

173. drunk beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey or gin)? 68.4 28.7 2.9

174. smoked marijuana? 57.0 40.2 2.8

175. smoked cigarettes? 68.3 29.1 2.6

176. taken a handgun to school? 8.8 88.1 3.1

177. taken a weapon other than a handgun to school? 18.4 78.3 3.3

178. been suspended or expelled from school? 56.6 40.6 2.8

ON THE NEXT QUESTIONS MARK:

"NO!" IF YOU THINK THE STATEMENT IS DEFINITELY NOT TRUE FOR YOU.

"no" IF YOU THINK THE STATEMENT IS MOSTLY NOT TRUE FOR YOU.

"yes" IF YOU THINK THE STATEMENT IS MOSTLY TRUE FOR YOU.

"YES!" IF YOU THINK THE STATEMENT IS DEFINITELY TRUE FOR YOU.

NO! no yes YES!

179. The rules in my family are clear. 6.5 13.8 41.1 38.6

180. My parents ask if I've gotten my homework done. 12.0 19.5 38.6 30.0

181. When I am not at home, one of my parents knows where I am and who I am with. 9.3 20.0 42.2 28.5

182. Would your parents know if you did not come home on time? 6.4 12.7 38.8 37.4

183. My parents praise me when I do well in school. 8.7 15.6 38.4 37.4

184. My parents want me to call if I'm going to be late getting home. 5.9 10.4 32.8 50.9

185. If you drank some beer or wine or liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin) without your parents' permission, would you be caught by your parents? 20.3 31.2 27.6 20.9

186. My family has clear rules about alcohol and drug use. 8.5 13.3 28.5 49.7

187. If you carried a handgun without your parents' permission, would you be caught by your parents? 21.4 22.9 25.3 30.4

188. If you skipped school would you be caught by your parents? 13.7 26.0 31.6 28.7

189. Do you feel very close to your mother? 9.7 15.1 32.9 42.4

190. Do you share your thoughts and feelings with your mother? 13.8 24.9 35.7 25.7

191. My parents ask me what I think before most family decisions affecting me are made. 16.4 26.8 36.9 19.9

192. People in my family hardly ever lose their tempers. 21.6 33.4 31.0 14.0

193. Do you feel very close to your father? 22.6 20.8 29.4 27.1

194. Do you share your thoughts and feelings with your father? 26.3 25.6 28.6 19.5

195. Do you enjoy spending time with your mother? 9.4 14.4 38.3 37.9

196. Do you enjoy spending time with your father? 17.8 15.0 36.1 31.0

197. We fight a lot in our family. 17.4 38.9 28.5 15.2

198. If I had a personal problem, I could ask my mom or dad for help. 12.5 21.4 33.9 32.2

199. People in my family sometimes hit each other when they are mad. 32.9 32.7 24.2 10.3

200. My parents give me lots of chances to do fun things with them. 11.5 22.9 42.0 23.7

201. People in my family often insult or yell at each other 18.6 35.5 33.3 12.6

202. People in my family have serious arguments 22.1 38.1 29.0 10.9

203. In my family we argue about the same things over and over. 23.2 30.7 33.0 13.1

NO! no yes YES!

204. It is important to think before you act 4.4 6.7 39.6 49.3

205. I have to have everything right now 17.3 47.9 25.3 9.5

206. I jump or switch from activity to activity rather than sticking to one thing 12.7 34.7 39.6 13.0

207. I often do things without thinking about the consequences 11.1 25.2 45.3 18.4

208. It takes a lot to get me mad. 15.9 31.5 35.3 17.2

209. I frequently get upset 15.5 39.0 33.0 12.5

210. I bounce back quickly after bad things happen to me. 8.4 24.2 49.2 18.1

211. When I get upset, it takes me a long time to get over it 19.7 45.9 24.6 9.9

212. I am something of a loner 39.1 29.5 22.1 9.2

213. I prefer working with others rather than alone 10.0 18.2 40.5 31.3

214. I like to be with people. 7.0 12.4 44.1 36.5

215. Helping others makes me feel good. 6.0 15.4 47.7 30.9

216. If I had to move, I would miss the neighborhood I now live in. 18.0 23.9 29.8 28.2

217. My neighbors notice when I am doing a good job and let me know. 39.5 27.9 21.9 10.7

218. I like my neighborhood. 21.0 22.1 33.3 23.6

219. There are lots of adults in my neighborhood I could talk to about something important. 39.3 27.7 21.2 11.8

220. I'd like to get out of my neighborhood. 25.2 32.9 25.3 16.7

221. There are people in my neighborhood who are proud of me when I do something well. 33.2 29.7 25.9 11.2

222. There are people in my neighborhood who encourage me to do my best. 29.6 25.2 31.1 14.1

223. I feel safe in my neighborhood. 9.7 14.2 40.4 35.7

224. People move in and out of my neighborhood a lot. 24.1 38.2 23.9 13.8

How much do each of the following statements describe your neighborhood:

NO! no yes YES!

225. crime and/or drug selling. 50.0 24.8 15.0 10.1

226. fights 42.3 27.3 20.6 9.8

227. lots of empty or abandoned buildings. 62.2 28.8 5.2 3.7

228. lots of graffiti 57.1 25.6 11.7 5.5

229. gang activity 49.3 20.6 17.3 12.8

230. How many times have you changed homes since kindergarten?

20.4 Never 23.0 1-2 times 23.0 3-4 times 10.7 5-6 times 22.8 7 or more times

Which of the following activities for people your age are available in your community?

Yes No

231. sports teams 81.5 18.5

232. scouting 75.6 24.4

233. boys and girls clubs 51.6 48.4

234. 4-H clubs 42.2 57.8

235. service clubs 49.8 50.2

236. Have you changed schools in the last 12 months? 51.9 Yes 48.1 No

237. Has anyone in your family ever had a severe alcohol or drug problem? 51.0 Yes 49.0 No

238. Do either of your parents smoke marijuana (grass, hash, pot)?

71.7 No 17.8 Used to but quit 6.3 Yes, sometimes 4.2 Yes, a lot

239. Do either of your parents use drugs other than alcohol or marijuana (like barbiturates, speed, cocaine, or heroin) for nonmedical reasons?

82.2 No 9.0 Used to but quit 5.8 Yes, sometimes 3.0 Yes, a lot

240. Do your parents (guardians) permit you to drink alcohol (beer, wine, or hard liquor)?

8.2 Yes, at home only 5.9 Yes, at home and away from home

3.0 Yes, away from home only 82.9 No, never either at home or away

241. My parents notice when I am doing a good job and let me know about it.

9.4 Never or almost never 33.8 Sometimes 30.1 Often 26.7 All the time

242. How often do your parents tell you they're proud of you for something you've done?

10.4 Never or almost never 34.8 Sometimes 35.8 Often 19.0 All the time

243. Have you changed homes in the past year (the last 12 months)? 39.0 Yes 61.0 No

244. Have you ever thought of committing suicide? 38.2 Yes 61.8 No

245. Have you ever tried to commit suicide? 17.3 Yes 82.7 No

The next questions ask for your opinions about the effects of using certain drugs and other substances. How much do you think people risk harming themselves (physically or in other ways), if they:

No Risk Slight Risk Medium Risk Great Risk

246. try amphetamines (uppers, speed) once or twice? 21.1 20.8 21.3 36.7

247. take amphetamines regularly? 15.2 7.2 17.7 59.9

248. try hallucinogens (LSD, mushrooms) once or twice? 21.2 22.9 21.7 34.2

249. take hallucinogens regularly? 17.1 10.5 18.6 53.8

250. try cocaine once or twice? 17.5 16.1 21.4 45.1

251. take cocaine regularly? 15.2 7.6 11.1 66.2

252. try marijuana (pot, grass) once or twice? 40.2 23.2 13.5 23.2

253. smoke marijuana regularly? 27.2 24.6 19.9 28.3

254. smoke cigarettes occasionally? 28.2 26.2 22.6 22.9

255. smoke cigarettes nearly every day? 21.0 15.9 23.5 39.5

256. take one or two drinks nearly every day? 22.6 22.5 26.7 28.2

257. take four or five drinks nearly every day? 19.4 12.2 23.6 44.8

258. have five or more drinks once or twice a each weekend? 21.0 17.9 25.0 36.1

259. Do you consider yourself to have a problem with alcohol use?

40.8 I don't use alcohol 4.2 Yes, a moderate problem

43.0 No, no problem 1.7 Yes, a big problem

6.3 Yes, a small problem 4.0 Had a problem, but don't have one now

260. Do you consider yourself to have a problem with marijuana use?

43.7 I don't use marijuana 4.5 Yes, a moderate problem

31.9 No, no problem 4.0 Yes, a big problem

8.9 Yes, a small problem 6.9 Had a problem, but don't have one now

261. Do you consider yourself to have a problem with drug use other than marijuana?

59.1 I don't use other drugs 2.6 Yes, a moderate problem

26.8 No, no problem 2.9 Yes, a big problem

4.0 Yes, a small problem 4.6 Had a problem, but don't have one now

262. Have you ever received help for alcohol or drug use? 35.4 Yes 64.6 No

263. If YES to Question 262, what type of help for drug or alcohol use have you received?

12.3 Outpatient individual counseling 5.3 Hospitalization (inpatient)

5.3 Day treatment 10.2 Support groups (AA, NA, etc.)

4.3 Other residential program 4.5 Other (please specify): ______________________________

8.2 Outpatient group counseling,

264. Are you currently in treatment for your drug or alcohol use? 18.7 Yes 81.3 No

265. Have you ever committed a crime while under the influence of alcohol or drugs? 46.5 Yes 53.5 No

During the next year , how likely are you to:

No Chance Little Chance An even Chance Some Chance I'm Sure to

266. drink alcohol (beer, wine, liquor)? 38.3 26.6 11.0 5.7 18.5

267. smoke marijuana (grass, pot, hash)? 50.2 21.7 7.4 7.1 13.7

268. use other drugs? 69.7 13.5 4.9 4.8 7.1

269. do illegal things (like steal, sell

drugs, assault or sex offenses)? 70.1 15.0 5.2 5.2 4.4

270. smoke cigarettes 37.9 15.7 7.7 8.2 30.5

271. Have you ever felt pressure to join a gang? 31.8 Yes 68.2 No

How often do you see any of the following activities being committed by gang members in your neighborhood?

Almost Always Never Rarely Sometimes Often or Always

272. using hand signs to identify themselves 46.9 13.5 13.6 12.2 13.7

273. drawing graffiti in public places 50.1 18.6 13.5 9.1 8.7

274. committing crimes like burglaries or robberies 52.8 19.8 14.3 7.2 5.9

275. committing violent crimes like assault 51.9 17.5 12.6 11.3 6.8

276. buy and sell drugs 46.1 15.8 12.3 11.6 14.1

277. Do you consider yourself to be a member of any type of gang? 16.8 Yes 83.2 No

278. Do you think that having penalties and fines for using drugs or alcohol prevents kids your age from using drugs or alcohol? 31.5 Yes 68.5 No

During the past 12 months, did you often drink or use drugs in larger amounts than you intended to, or for a longer period of time than you intended to? Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, for less than a month Yes, for most days for at least a month Yes, repeatedly over the past year

279. alcohol 63.6 18.7 8.6 9.1

280. marijuana 59.6 15.5 8.8 16.1

281. cocaine/crack 87.1 7.1 3.1 2.7

282. hallucinogens (LSD, PCP, "acid") 83.4 9.2 4.8 2.6

283. heroin/other opiates 92.1 4.0 2.0 1.8

284. stimulants ("meth," "crystal," "crank" ) 82.9 7.9 5.5 3.8

285. inhalants (sniffed glue, aerosol spray or other gases) 90.4 5.4 2.8 1.4

During the past 12 months, have you wanted to or tried to quit or cut down on your drinking or using drugs?

Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

Did not Use Yes, I quit or cut down No, I tried once and couldn't quit or cut down No, I tried several times and couldn't quit or cut down No, I never tried

286. alcohol 46.1 38.9 3.0 1.1 10.8

287. marijuana 40.1 44.0 4.3 1.4 10.2

288. cocaine/crack 80.3 12.7 2.0 .8 4.2

289. cigarettes/tobacco 41.7 28.4 9.7 9.3 10.9

290. hallucinogens 75.4 15.4 2.0 1.3 5.9

291. heroin/other opiates 88.5 5.8 1.6 .6 3.4

292. stimulants 81.6 11.0 1.9 1.0 4.5

293. inhalants 85.0 9.3 1.3 .9 3.6

294. During the past 12 months, did your use of alcohol or drugs cause you to miss school, or do poorly on school work? 35.0 Yes 65.0 No

During the past 12 months, has there been a period when you spent a great deal of time using, getting, or getting over the effects of alcohol or drugs? Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, for less than a month Yes, for more than a month or longer

295. alcohol 74.4 17.5 8.1

296. marijuana 69.5 18.2 12.3

297. cocaine/crack 88.9 7.1 4.0

298. hallucinogens 88.5 7.6 3.9

299. heroin/other opiates 94.3 3.4 2.4

300. stimulants 89.5 5.6 4.9

301. inhalants 93.6 4.0 2.4

During the past 12 months, did your use of alcohol or drugs keep you from doing household chores, going to work, going to school, or other responsibilities? Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, for less than a month Yes, for more than a month or longer

302. alcohol 83.2 12.5 4.3

303. marijuana 78.8 13.7 7.5

304. cocaine/crack 92.6 4.8 2.6

305. hallucinogens 92.4 5.5 2.0

306. heroin/other opiates 95.0 2.9 2.1

307. stimulants 92.4 5.2 2.4

308. inhalants 95.4 3.3 1.3

During the past 12 months, have you often been drunk on alcohol or high on drugs, or hung over, when it increased your chance of getting hurt; for instance, when driving a car or boat, crossing against traffic, climbing or swimming? Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, for less than a month Yes for more than a month or longer

309. alcohol 77.9 16.3 5.8

310. marijuana 77.8 14.8 7.4

311. cocaine/crack 93.5 4.4 2.1

312. hallucinogens 92.8 5.3 1.9

313. heroin/other opiates 95.6 2.9 1.5

314. stimulants 92.6 4.6 2.8

315. inhalants 95.3 3.7 1.1

During the past 12 months, have you given up or greatly reduced important activities in order to get or use alcohol or drugs; activities like sports, work, school, or associating with friends or relatives?

Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, for less than a month Yes, for most days for at least a month Yes, several times in the past year

316. alcohol 82.5 9.8 3.3 4.4

317. marijuana 77.7 11.6 4.2 6.5

318. cocaine/crack 91.1 4.1 2.2 2.6

319. hallucinogens 91.6 3.1 2.9 2.4

320. heroin/other opiates 94.1 2.3 1.2 2.5

321. stimulants 90.5 4.1 1.7 3.7

322. inhalants 94.6 2.2 1.6 1.6

323. Have you ever used a needle to inject any drug under your skin, into a muscle, or into a vein for non-medical reasons?

92.0 Never 3.9 Once or twice 1.2 Once in a while but not regularly 2.8 Regularly, but in the past .2 Regularly now

324. During the past 12 months, did any of your friends, family or other adults (court worker, teacher, clergy, boss etc.) raise any serious objections about your use of alcohol or drugs? 34.4 Yes 65.6 No (skip to #332)

If YES to Question 324, did you continue to use alcohol or drugs after you realized it was causing any of these problems? Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, for less than a month Yes, for more than a month or longer

325. alcohol 66.7 20.2 13.2

326. marijuana 56.3 24.1 19.6

327. cocaine/crack 87.7 6.5 5.8

328. hallucinogens 87.3 7.5 5.2

329. heroin/other opiates 92.1 3.5 4.4

330. stimulants 85.2 7.1 7.7

331. inhalants 91.0 5.2 3.8

332. During the past 12 months, did drug use cause you to have any physical health problems like an accidental overdose, a persistent cough, a seizure (fit), an infection, a cut, sprain, burn, or other injury, or emotional problems; such as feeling uninterested in things, depressed, suspicious of people, or having strange ideas? 23.3 Yes 76.7 No (Go to next question)

If YES to Question 332, did you continue to use alcohol or drugs after you realized it was causing any of these health problems? Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, for less than a month Yes, for most days for a month or more

333. alcohol 75.4 16.6 8.0

334. marijuana 67.6 18.7 13.7

335. cocaine/crack 86.7 8.6 4.6

336. hallucinogens 86.3 9.7 4.0

337. heroin/other opiates 92.6 5.3 2.1

338. stimulants 86.5 8.4 5.1

339. inhalants 92.2 4.6 3.2

During the past 12 months, did you increase your alcohol or drug use because you needed to take more to get the same effect as before, or did the same amount of alcohol or drug have less effect on you than before?

Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, Once Yes, more than once

340. alcohol 77.0 10.4 12.6

341. marijuana 71.7 11.5 16.8

342. cocaine/crack 91.3 3.3 5.4

343. hallucinogens 91.3 4.3 4.4

344. heroin/other opiates 95.7 2.3 2.0

345. stimulants 90.8 3.6 5.6

346. inhalants 94.8 3.1 2.1

People who cut down or stop drinking or using drugs after using them for a considerable time, often have withdrawal symptoms. Common ones are the "shakes," trembling, being unable to sleep, feeling anxious or depressed, or sweating. During the past 12 months, did you ever have any of these withdrawal symptoms when you stopped or cut down drinking alcohol or using drugs? Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, Once Yes, more than once

347. alcohol 85.3 8.2 6.5

348. marijuana 78.3 12.3 9.4

349. cocaine/crack 91.2 4.0 4.8

350. hallucinogens 92.7 3.8 3.5

351. heroin/other opiates 94.4 2.6 3.0

352. stimulants 90.8 4.0 5.1

353. inhalants 95.5 2.3 2.2

During the past 12 months, have you taken a drink of alcohol or used drugs to keep from having a hangover or other withdrawal symptoms, or to make the withdrawal symptom go away? Did this occur with: (mark all choices)

No Yes, Once Yes, more than once

354. alcohol 77.9 11.4 10.7

355. marijuana 77.5 11.6 10.9

356. cocaine/crack 92.3 4.0 3.7

357. hallucinogens 94.1 3.3 2.6

358. heroin/other opiates 96.2 2.4 1.4

359. stimulants 91.9 3.7 4.4

360. inhalants 95.7 3.4 .9

361. During the past 12 months, have you gone on binges where you kept drinking for a couple of days or more without sobering up? 16.1 Yes 83.9 No

362. If YES to Question 361, did you neglect some of your usual responsibilities during binges?

71.0 No 18.0 Yes, 1 or 2 times 11.0 Yes, 3 or more times

363. How important were these questions?

27.9 Not too important 28.8 Fairly important 29.6 Important 13.7 Very important

364. How honest were you in filling out this survey?

70.2 I was very honest 5.3 I was honest some of the time

0.0 I was not honest at all 22.5 I was honest pretty much of the time 2.0 I was honest once in awhile

365. Were there any questions that you didn't like or that made you feel uncomfortable? 12.0 Yes 88.0 No

If YES to Question 365, which ones?

366.

367.

368.

Why did they make you feel uncomfortable?

369.

370.

371.

372. In the last six months did you take another questionnaire in your school with questions like these?

19.5 Yes 80.5 No

373. Do you have any comments about this questionnaire? 11.1 Yes 88.9 No

PLEASE WRITE ANY COMMENTS HERE:

THAT IS ALL OF THE QUESTIONS. THANK YOU FOR COMPLETING THIS SURVEY.



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