ERIC Number: ED355460
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Maine Student Athlete Alcohol and Other Drug Use Assessment, 1991. Summary Report.
This report presents findings from the Maine Student Athlete Alcohol and Other Drug Use Assessment conducted in 1991. It is noted that the survey instrument was comprised of 155 questions and was completed by 2,891 junior and senior high school student athletes in grades 7 through 12. Results are presented in these areas: (1) percent of athletes who perceive a moderate to very big problem with alcohol and drug use among their teammates; (2) amount of use of alcoholic beverages by male and female athletes; (3) amount of use of tobacco products by male and female athletes; (4) percentage of male and female athletes reporting monthly, weekly, or daily use of beer, cigarettes, marijuana, or steroids; (5) percent who report that adults in their communities sponsor parties where alcohol is served to athletes; (6) percentage of athletes who have never practiced or played a game while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs; (7) percentage of athletes who will go to a party where alcohol and other drugs are being served; (8) percentage of those who have ever been concerned that a member of their family has a problem with alcohol or drug abuse; (9) how often the subject's school allows an athlete to get help for alcohol/drug problems without being punished; and (10) percentage of athletes feeling some, a fair amount, or intense pressure to participate, perform, and win in school athletics. (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine State Dept. of Educational and Cultural Services, Augusta. Div. of Alcohol and Drug Education Services.
Identifiers - Location: Maine