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1 2004 MARYLAND ADOLESCENT SURVEY 2004 MARYLAND ADOLESCENT SURVEY Presented by: Key Findings May 2005

2 2 Purpose of the Maryland Adolescent Survey (MAS)  Nature and extent of drug use  Trends in substance use by adolescents  Safety issues  Program priorities

3 3 Objectives of the MAS  This important and mandatory survey provides information on the nature, extent, and trends in alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use by students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 throughout the state of Maryland.  Survey results assist in program planning and implementation and have an important role to play in decisions affecting all students statewide.

4 4 How Valid are the MAS Results for My School System? MAS findings are valid, reliable, and representative because of: 1. School and class-level sampling 2. Study design using reliable and valid questions 3. Serious and confidential administration atmosphere

5 5 Comparison of Use Rates of Major Substances: Last 30 Days, Grade 6 Maryland Adolescent Surveys:

6 6 Comparison of Use Rates of Major Substances: Last 30 Days, Grade 8 Maryland Adolescent Surveys:

7 7 Comparison of Use Rates of Major Substances: Last 30 Days, Grade 10 Maryland Adolescent Surveys:

8 8 Comparison of Use Rates of Major Substances: Last 30 Days, Grade 12 Maryland Adolescent Surveys:

9 9 Comparison of Maryland and National Use Trends: Last 30 Days, Grade 12 Sources: Maryland Adolescent Surveys: Monitoring the Future:

10 10 Comparison of Maryland and National Use Trends: Last 30 Days, Grade 12 Sources: Maryland Adolescent Surveys: Monitoring the Future:

11 11 Comparison of Maryland and National Use Trends: Last 30 Days, Grade 12 Sources: Maryland Adolescent Surveys: Monitoring the Future:

12 12 MARYLAND STATE & QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY HIGHLIGHTS  Adolescent Survey

13 MARYLAND ADOLESCENT SURVEY STATE OF MARYLAND Substance Use in the Last 12 Months HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2004 MARYLAND ADOLESCENT SURVEY REPORT Users of alcohol in all grades are less likely than non-users to have an adult who always talks about not using alcohol. Across all grades and locations at least 76% of respondents say they feel safe. Twenty three percent of 12 th graders report riding with a driver who was under the influence of alcohol in the last 12 months. For a copy of the report, contact Tina Bauman,Division of Student and School Services, Maryland State Department of Education (410) HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2004 MARYLAND ADOLESCENT SURVEY REPORT Users of alcohol in all grades are less likely than non-users to have an adult who always talks about not using alcohol. Across all grades and locations at least 76% of respondents say they feel safe. Twenty three percent of 12 th graders report riding with a driver who was under the influence of alcohol in the last 12 months. For a copy of the report, contact Tina Bauman,Division of Student and School Services, Maryland State Department of Education (410) USAGE Substance Use in the Last 30 Days - Percentage of Respondents 6th 8th 10th 12th Cigarettes Beer/Wine Coolers Liquor Marijuana Crack Cocaine Ecstasy Heroin Inhalants

14 14 STATE OF MARYLAND FEELING SAFE DRIVING AND ALCOHOL/DRUGS Driving under the influence of alcohol (1-4 drinks) Driving under the influence of marijuana Driving under the influence of other drugs Riding with a driver who is under the influence of alcohol MORE INFORMATION Your State Survey Coordinator: Tina Bauman Maryland State Department of Education 200 W. Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD Tel: (410) ; Fax: (410) address: For more information about the survey you can visit and search for the 2004 Maryland Adolescent Surveywww.marylandpublicschools.org Percentage of 12th Grade Respondents in Last 12 Months Percentage of Respondents Who Feel Safe Grade Grade Grade Grade Times3 or More Times At School To and From School In Their Neighborhood COMMUNICATION WITH ADULTS Percentage of Users and Non-users of Alcohol Reporting Communication with Adult at Home * User Non-user User Non-user Grade Grade Grade Grade *the denominator for these values includes missing responses Adult Always Talks About Not Using Alcohol and Drugs Always Can Talk With An Adult About Problems

15 MARYLAND ADOLESCENT SURVEY QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY USAGE Substance Use in the Last 30 Days - Percentage of Respondents Queen Anne’s County Cigarettes Beer/Wine Coolers Liquor Marijuana Crack Cocaine Ecstasy Heroin Inhalants State of Maryland Substance Use in the Last 12 Months 6th 8th 10th 12th Cigarettes Beer/Wine Coolers Liquor Marijuana Crack Cocaine Ecstasy Heroin Inhalants

16 16 QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY Driving under the influence of alcohol (1-4 drinks) Driving under the influence of marijuana Driving under the influence of other drugs Riding with a driver who is under the influence of alcohol Your County Survey Coordinator: Dominic Romano Queen Anne’s County Public Schools 202 Chesterfield Avenue Centreville, Maryland Tel: (410) ext. 155; Fax: (410) For more information about the survey, please contact Tina Bauman, MSDE at (410) You can also visit and search for the 2004 Maryland Adolescent Surveywww.marylandpublicschools.org Percentage of 12th Grade Respondents in Last 12 Months Percentage of Respondents Who Feel Safe Grade Grade Grade Grade FEELING SAFE DRIVING AND ALCOHOL/DRUGS MORE INFORMATION 1 -2 Times3 or More Times At School To and From School In Their Neighborhood COMMUNICATION WITH ADULTS Percentage of Users and Non-users of Alcohol Reporting Communication with Adult at Home * User Non-user User Non-user Grade Grade Grade Grade *the denominator for these values includes missing responses Adult Always Talks About Not Using Alcohol and Drugs Always Can Talk With An Adult About Problems

17 17 EIGHTH GRADE

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20 20 TENTH GRADE

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