ERIC Number: ED457478
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Demographic Subgroup Trends for Various Licit and Illicit Drugs, 1975-2000. Monitoring the Future Occasional Paper 53.
Johnston, Lloyd D.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.
This occasional paper is intended to serve as a supplement to the larger annual volume, "Monitoring the Future National Survey Results on Drug Use, 1975-2000: Volume 1: Secondary School Students." This supplement contains the graphic presentation of the trends in drug use for various demographic subgroups, namely those defined by gender, college plans, region of the country, population density, education level of the parents, and racial and ethnic identification. It presents trend data for 12th grade respondents from 1975, the first year nationally representative samples of high school seniors were obtained. Data are also presented on 8th and 10th grade students from 1991, the first year they were added. Two appendixes from the larger volume are included for the convenience of the reader. Appendix D contains the numerical information upon which these graphs are based. Appendix B contains detailed information of the demographic categories being used. (Contains 151 figures) (JDM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Demography, Differences, Ethnicity, Grade 10, Grade 12, Grade 8, Illegal Drug Use, Longitudinal Studies, Parent Background, Racial Factors, Regional Characteristics, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Sex Differences, Sociocultural Patterns, Substance Abuse, Trend Analysis
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Inst. for Social Research.