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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

61 Table 49: Participants reports of oxycodone current availability, 2007-2011 (%) 2007 N=106 2008 N=103 2009 N=99 2010 N=99 2011 N=98 Did not respond 91 86 90 86 84 Did respond 9 14 10 14 16 Of those who responded Dont know 20 0 0 14 0 Very easy - 0 40 7 13 Easy 10 21 50 7 38 Difficult 70 57 10 57 38 Very difficult - 21 0 14 13 Source: IDRS participant interviews Sixty-nine percent of those able to comment considered that oxycodone availability had remained stable over the preceding six months (Table 50). This is an increase from the 43% that reported stable availability in 2010. Table 50: Participants reports of oxycodone availability change in the past six months, 2007-2011 (%) 2007 N=106 2008 N=103 2009 N=99 2010 N=99 2011 N=98 Did not respond 91 86 91 86 87 Did respond 9 14 9 14 13 Of those who responded Dont know 10 0 0 21 0 More difficult 30 36 11 29 23 Stable 60 64 78 43 69 Easier - 0 0 7 0 Fluctuates - 0 1 0 8 Source: IDRS participant interviews Table 51 demonstrates that a friend was again nominated as the main source person (60%), followed by a street dealer (27%) and an acquaintance (13%). Almost half of respondents (47%) reported a friends home as the source venue, with street market (27%) the next most frequently reported source venue.


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