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Title: National Survey Results on Drug Use From the Monitoring the Future Study, 1975-1993, Volume II, College Students and Young Adults
Author(s): L D Johnston; P M O'Malley; J G Bachman
Corporate Author: University of Michigan
Institute for Social Research
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 204
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Grant Number: 3 R01-DA-01411
Publication Number: ISBN 0-16-045223-6
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents results of the 1993 Monitoring the Future survey of drug use, and specifically focuses on responses of college students and young adults.
Abstract: Following a description of the research design, which included separate procedures for collecting data from college students, high school seniors, and adolescents in 8th and 10th grade, this report details the prevalence of drug use among young adults, trends in drug use among young adults, attitudes and beliefs about drugs in this population, and the social milieu in which young adults use drugs. Two separate chapters outline survey results vis-a-vis the prevalence of drug use and trends in drug use among college students. The results showed that, for all the groups surveyed, the use of illicit drugs rose sharply, as beliefs and attitudes about drugs eroded further. Among college students and young adults, the use of marijuana use leveled off, but the proportion of respondents using all other illicit drugs rose. Trends in alcohol use and cigarette smoking are also discussed here, and results are analyzed in terms of college-noncollege differences, gender differences, and racial differences. 27 tables and 48 figures
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Adolescent attitude scales; Drug use; Juvenile drug use; Tobacco use; Underage Drinking
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