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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

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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