Combating Drugs in Our Community.pptx - Combating Drugs in Our Community Amanda White Common Drug Ecstasy has been one of the most popular party drugs

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Combating Drugs in Our Community Amanda White
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Common Drug Ecstasy has been one of the most popular party drugs in the United Stated for decades. Ecstasy use in the US appears to be increasing among those with college degrees. The use of other substances among ecstasy users is also growing at alarming rates. Information taken from Palamar, J. J., Mauro, P. M., Han, B. H., & Martins, S. S. (2017) 2007–2008 Column% ( n = 1937) 2009–2010 Column% ( n = 2304) 2011–2012 Column% ( n = 2138) 2013–2014 Column% ( n = 1600) % Absolute Change from 2007–2008 to 2013–2014 % Relative Change from 2007–2008 to 2013–2014 P (trend) Age Group Age 12–17 16.8 17.5 16.1 9.6 −7.2 −42.9 <0.001 Age 18–25 60.0 60.1 62.5 60.0 +0.0 +0.0 0.798 Age 26–34 23.2 22.4 21.4 30.5 +7.3 +31.5 0.027 Sex Male 59.0 57.6 56.9 60.0 +1.0 +1.7 0.769 Female 41.0 42.4 43.1 40.0 −1.0 −2.4 0.769
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Prevalence of Drug Use Marijuana 86.9 90.6 88.9 91.6 Opioids (Nonmedical) 54.9 48.6 47.3 39.8 Cocaine 48.5 38.9 40.0 47.3 LSD 20.3 16.7 21.5 27.8 Heroin 5.0 5.3 5.8 5.3 Ketamine 3.6 4.8 5.9 6.5 DMT/AMT/F oxy Methoxy 2.1 4.3 7.1 8.7 GHB 1.7 1.7 0.8 1.7 The chart displays the drug use of other drugs among ecstasy users from 2007- 2014 broken down into two year periods. The chart shows that those that use ecstasy are more likely to smoke Marijuana than other drugs. GHB was the least used among the ecstasy users.
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