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NT Drug Trends 2009 : Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

Details:

Title

NT Drug Trends 2009 : Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

Collection

Northern Territory drug trends; PublicationNT; E-Journals

Date

2010

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Notes

C. Moon

Language

English

Subject

Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Statistics -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre; University of New South Wales

Place of publication

Sydney (N.S.W.)

Volume

Australian Drug Trends Series No. 44

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/261141

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/488949

Page content

40 Table 15: Usual source person and source venue for purchases of methamphetamine in the preceding six months, 2006-2009 Speed Base Crystal 2006 n=100 2007 n=106 2008 n=103 2009 n=99 2006 n=100 2007 n=106 2008 n=103 2009 n=99 2006 n=100 2007 n=106 2008 n=103 2009 n=99 Did not respond (%) 45 53 35 68 82 88 94 93 85 81 94 87 Did respond (%) 55 47 65 32 18 12 6 7 15 19 6 13 Of those who responded Source person (%) Street dealer 22 32 22 31 22 31 17 43 13 25 17 31 Friends 49 44 47 41 67 46 33 43 73 60 50 54 Gift from friends 11 4 0 0 8 0 13 0 0 Known dealer 31 16 17 6 44 15 17 14 27 15 17 15 Workmates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Acquaintances 22 26 25 22 0 0 33 0 5 17 Unknown dealer 7 12 6 6 15 0 7 0 0 Mobile dealer 0 6 0 0 8 17 0 10 0 Other 0 4 0 0 8 0 7 0 0 Source venue (%) Home delivery 15 16 14 19 17 23 33 14 20 15 67 31 Dealers home 33 6 25 6 33 0 17 14 33 10 0 8 Friends home 33 26 39 31 56 15 33 57 60 30 17 47 Acquaintances house 9 14 14 9 6 0 33 0 0 0 Street market 18 10 17 19 17 0 17 14 7 20 17 15 Agreed public location 20 37 17 13 17 46 0 7 25 0 Work 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Other 1 4 0 3 0 8 0 0 0 0 Source: IDRS participant interviews