Lecture Week 2

Lecture Week 2 - Percentage Reporting Drug Use in the Past...

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Percentage Reporting Drug Use in the Past 30 days for 18-25 year-olds in Our Class (2008)
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Percentage of Students 18-25 Years Old Reporting Drug Use in the Past 30 Days, SW453 (2008) vs. National Sample (2004)
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Percentage of College Students Reporting Use of Seven Types of Substances EVER
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Percentage of College Students Reporting Use of Seven Types of Substances (PAST 30 DAYS)
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How Often Do You Drink?
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How Much Do you Usually Drink?
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When did you take your first drink?
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Currently, how often do you smoke cigarettes?
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How many of us have smoked cigarettes?
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Currently, how often do you smoke cigarettes?
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How many cigarettes do you usually smoke in a day?
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How old were you when you smoked cigarettes for the first time?
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How often do you currently smoke marijuana?
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When did you use marijuana for the first time?
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Other alcohol results from the class… 72% of the class does NOT feel like their use of alcohol is a problem for them at present. In the past, only 52% of you felt that way.
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Problem Use: 20% feel there is “some problem” related to their use of alcohol at present. 38% felt there was “some problem” with their alcohol use in the past. While no one in the class reports serious problems related to their alcohol use at present, 6% felt there were serious problems in the past.
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Abstinence: 8% of the class report that they do not currently use alcohol. 4% of the class report that they have NEVER used alcohol.
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Drug-related Problems At present, 46% of the class does NOT feel that their use of illegal drugs is a problem. In the past, 55% of the class felt their use of illegal drugs was NOT a problem.
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Problem Drug Use: 9% of the class feels that their use of illegal drugs is causing them “some problems” at present. In the past, 15% of the class thought their use of illegal drugs caused them “some problems.”
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Serious problems…Abstinence. While no one in the class felt that their drug use was causing them serious problems at present, 3% of the class felt that their use of illegal drugs was a serious problem in the past. 40% of the class does not use illegal drugs at present. 27% of the class has NEVER used illegal drugs.
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Treatment and Recovery (EtOH) 9 students reported that they were in treatment in the past for alcohol use. 4 students reported they were in treatment for problems related to their alcohol use at present. 2 students reported that they were recovering alcoholics.
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Treatment and Recovery (Drugs) 4 Students reported that they were in treatment for problems related to their use of illegal drugs in the past. 1 Student reported being in treatment at present. 3 Students identify themselves as being recovering addict/drug user.
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54% of the class says that they have a current, former, or deceased family member that has had or currently has a problem with drugs or alcohol. 4%
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course SOC WK 453 taught by Professor Mosher-garvey during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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Lecture Week 2 - Percentage Reporting Drug Use in the Past...

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