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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

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

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

Citation address

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

Page content

36 In 2011 two respondents identified an acquaintance as the usual source person for heroin purchases, one nominated a known dealer and one nominated a street dealer (Table 29). Source venue was equally spread between a dealers home, an acquaintances house, a street market or a work location. Table 29: Usual source person and venue for purchases of heroin in the preceding six months, 2007-2011 (%) 2007 N=106 2008 N=103 2009 N=99 2010 N=99 2011 N=98 Did not respond 96 94 94 97 96 Did respond 4 6 6 3 4 Of those who responded: Source person* Street dealer 50 0 33 33 25 Friends 25 33 17 0 0 Gift from friends 0 0 0 0 0 Known dealer 0 17 0 0 25 Workmates 0 0 0 0 0 Acquaintances 25 33 17 0 50 Unknown dealer 0 0 33 33 0 Mobile dealer 0 0 0 0 0 Other 0 0 0 33 0 Source venue* Home delivery 25 0 50 0 0 Dealers home 25 17 17 0 25 Friends home 25 0 17 0 0 Acquaintances house 0 17 17 0 25 Street market 50 0 0 33 25 Agreed public location 50 50 0 67 0 Work 0 0 0 0 25 Other 0 0 0 0 0 Source: IDRS participant interviews * Multiple responses possible


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