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

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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

46 In 2009, cocaine was obtained mainly from friends (40%, Table 20) or a street dealer (40%) via home delivery (40%). Table 20: Locations where cocaine was scored in the preceding six months, 2005-2007 & 2009 2005 n=107 2006 n=100 2007 n=106 2009 n=99 Did not respond (%) 93 93 95 95 Did respond (%) 7 7 5 5 Of those who responded Source person* Street dealer (%) 25 14 0 40 Friends (%) 25 43 80 40 Gift from friends (%) 0 14 0 0 Known dealer (%) 0 14 20 0 Acquaintances (%) 0 14 20 0 Unknown dealer (%) 0 0 0 20 Mobile dealer (%) 13 0 0 0 Other (%) 0 0 0 0 Source venue* Home delivery (%) 0 29 40 40 Dealers home (%) 25 29 0 0 Friends home (%) 0 43 80 20 Acquaintances house 0 0 20 0 Street market (%) 0 14 0 20 Agreed public location (%) 0 0 20 0 Work (%) 0 0 0 20 Other (%) 0 0 0 0 Source: IDRS participant interviews * Multiple responses possible Note: Source person and source venue categories changed in 2006 and so only comparable 2006 data is used