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Analysis of Drug Use Trends Nationally. (National Survey on Drug Use and Health). Submitted by: EJ Allen, Christian Kulik , Kara Lenhart and Jake Richardson. Longwood University Health, Recreation and Kinesiology Health 313_01_2012F 9/23/12.

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Analysis of drug use trends nationally

Analysis of Drug Use Trends Nationally

(National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Submitted by:

EJ Allen, Christian Kulik, Kara Lenhart and Jake Richardson

Longwood University

Health, Recreation and Kinesiology

Health 313_01_2012F

9/23/12


Drug use trends in virginia alcohol national survey on drug use and health

Drug Use Trends In VirginiaAlcohol(National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent that used in the past 30 days

  • Since 2007, alcohol use has dropped from ages 12-25.

  • In 2008, alcohol use in 26 + peaks at 57%


Drug use trends in virginia tobacco national survey on drug use and health

Drug Use Trends in VirginiaTobacco(National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent that used in the past 30 days

  • From 2006-2008, there was a major decrease in tobacco use from ages 18-25.

  • In 2009, tobacco use from ages 12-17 and 26 + is about the same as it was in 2006.


Drug use trends virginia marijuana national survey on drug use and health

Drug Use Trends VirginiaMarijuana(National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent that used in the past 30 days

  • From 2006 to 2007, marijuana use increase in all ages.

  • Beginning in 2007, all ages showed a decrease in marijuana use.


Drug use trends in virginia binge alcohol use national survey on drug use and health

Drug Use Trends in VirginiaBinge Alcohol Use(National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent that used in the past 30 days

  • From 2006 to 2009 binge drinking ages 18 + has steadily increased.

  • In 2007 for ages 12-17 binge drinking decreased until 2009.

*Did not have annual alcohol use


Drug use trends in virginia cigarette use national survey on drug use and health

Drug Use Trends in VirginiaCigarette Use(National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent that used in the past 30 days

  • From 2006-2008 ages 18-25, cigarette use decreased 6.9%

  • From 2007 to 2009 cigarette use changed by roughly 1% each year.

*Did not have annual tobacco usage.


Drug use trends in virginia marijuana annually national survey on drug use and health

Drug Use Trends in VirginiaMarijuana – Annually(National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent of use in the past year

  • In 2007 ages 18-25 marijuana use spiked at 29.65%

  • Beginning in 2006 for ages 26 +, marijuana use increased by less than 1% each year.


Analysis of drug use trends nationally

Drug Use Trends in VirginiaAlcohol Dependence or Abuse - Annually (National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent that used in the past year.

  • For ages 12-17 and 26+, alcohol abuse stayed under 10%

  • From 2006 to 2009 ages 18-25, alcohol dependence or abuse rose by 2%.

*Did not have lifetime alcohol use.


Drug use trends in virginia cocaine use annually national survey on drug use and health

Drug Use Trends in VirginiaCocaine Use – Annually (National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent that used in the past year

  • From 2007 to 2009, cocaine use ages 18-25 dropped from 7.99% to 4.95%

  • Both ages 12-17 and 26+ reached an all time low in 2009 at 1.04% and 1.31%

*Did not have lifetime tobacco use


Analysis of drug use trends nationally

Drug Use Trends in VirginiaMarijuana – Annual Rate of First Use(National Survey on Drug Use and Health)

Percent that used in the past year

  • From 2006 to 2009, marijuana use ages 18-25 rose 2.16%

  • Between 2006-2009 the rate of first time use of marijuana for ages 26+ stayed under .2%

*Did not have lifetime marijuana use.


Works cited

Works Cited

  • http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k6State/Virginia.htm

  • http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k7State/Virginia.htm

  • http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k8State/stateTabs.htm

  • http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k9State/WebOnlyTables/stateTabs.htm#Tab103


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