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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82 Figure 50: Participants driving after taking an illicit drug by drug type, 2006-2011 Source: IDRS participant interviews As in previous years, the majority (56%) of those who had driven under the influence of illicit drugs within the six months prior to interview felt that the drugs had no impact upon their driving (Table 64). Almost a quarter (24%) acknowledged that their driving had been slightly or quite impaired while 20% reported that their driving had been slightly or quite improved. Table 64: Self-reported impairment after drug driving, 2007-2011 (%) 2007 N=51 2008 N=48 2009 N=45 2010 N=43 2011 N=41 Quite impaired 4 8 9 0 7 Slightly impaired 12 19 16 21 17 No impact 73 65 64 67 56 Slightly improved 8 8 9 9 15 Quite improved 4 0 2 2 5 Source: IDRS participant interviews 6.6.1 KE comment There were no KE comments regarding drug use and driving. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 H er o in M et h ad o n e B u p re n o rp h in e Su b o xo n e M o rp h in e O th er o p io id s C o ca in e LS D Ec st as y B en zo d ia ze p in es C an n ab is In h al an ts Sp ee d B as e Ic e O th er C an 't s p ec if y % o f d ri ve rs 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
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