NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)
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Date:2011; Australian drug trends series No. 80
Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Ecstasy (Drug) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales
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29 4.7.3 Benzodiazepines There was a marked increase in the recent use of benzodiazepines (61% in 2011 compared to 52% in 2010), representing the highest rate of usage seen to date (Figure 14). However, recent injection of benzodiazepines remained stable, at about one-fifth of the sample. Figure 14: Proportion of participants reporting benzodiazepine use and injection in the preceding six months, 2003-2011 jiuSource: IDRS participant interviews There was again an increase in median days of benzodiazepines use although these results did not reach the peak observed in 2008 (Figure 15). Median days injected remained stable. Figure 15: Median days use and injection of benzodiazepines in the past six months, 2003-2011 Source: IDRS participant interviews Note: Collection of data on the number of days injected commenced in 2003 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 % p ar ti ci p an ts Used Injected 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 M e d ia n d ay s Median days used Median days injected
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