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NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

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Title

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

Collection

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2011

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2011; Australian drug trends series No. 80

Language

English

Subject

Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Ecstasy (Drug) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

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

Place of publication

Sydney (N.S.W)

ISBN

9780733430206

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/242182

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/610318

Page content

8 Table 2: Injection history, drug preferences and polydrug use, 2007-2011 2007 N=106 2008 N=103 2009 N=99 2010 N=99 2011 N=98 Age first injection mean years (range) 21 (1343) 21 (1055) 21 (1054) 22 (1248) 24 (1254) First drug injected (%) Heroin Amphetamines Cocaine Morphine 39 45 0 13 34 51 0 15 46 40 2 9 32 51 0 12 30 52 0 16 Drug of choice (%) Heroin Morphine Cocaine Methamphetamine (any form) Speed Base Crystal methamphetamine (ice/crystal) Benzodiazepines Cannabis 38 - 3 13 13 0 0 1 13 28 - 4 18 15 2 1 0 9 27 37 8 16 14 0 2 0 3 26 44 4 8 6 0 2 0 4 30 36 0 17 15 0 2 1 7 Drug injected most often in last month (%) Heroin Cocaine Methamphetamine (any form) Speed Base Crystal methamphetamine (ice/crystal) Benzodiazepines Morphine Not injected in last month 3 0 25 24 0 0 3 64 0 4 0 14 13 0 1 2 74 0 6 0 7 6 0 1 4 77 2 0 0 6 5 0 1 0 83 0 4 0 18 15 0 3 1 68 0 Most recent drug injected (%) Heroin Cocaine Methamphetamine (any form) Speed Base Crystal methamphetamine (ice/crystal) Benzodiazepines Morphine 1 2 19 18 0 0 3 70 2 0 14 14 0 0 1 73 4 1 9 9 0 1 2 72 1 0 7 6 0 1 2 79 3 0 19 17 0 2 1 68 Frequency of injecting in last month (%) Not injected in last month Weekly or less More than weekly, but less than daily Once per day 2-3 times a day >3 times a day 0 17 27 19 31 6 0 15 17 35 32 2 1 22 14 34 26 2 1 17 18 28 35 0 0 20 15 26 37 2 Source: IDRS participant interviews Note: Percentages within categories may not sum to 100 because of rounding, missing data or exclusion of other responses


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