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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

79 Figure 37: Patterns of inhalant use, 2003-2009 Source: IDRS participant interviews 9.4 Alcohol and tobacco Fifty-percent (Table 3) of participants reported recent use of alcohol, mostly on a weekly of less basis (Figure 38). Daily use increased this year to 11%, although remaining consistent with previous years. Figure 38: Patterns of recent alcohol use, 2003-2009 Source: IDRS participant interviews Daily tobacco use was reported by 92% of the participant sample with a median of daily use, a level and pattern of use consistent with those seen in previous years (Figure 39). 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2003 (N=109) 2004 (N=111) 2005 (N=107) 2006 (N=100) 2007 (N=106) 2008 (N=103) 2009 (n=99) % p ar ti ci p an ts No recent use Weekly or less More than weekly but less than daily Daily 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 % p ar ti ci p an ts No recent use Weekly or less More than weekly but less than daily Daily