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Drug Misuse in Scotland: Findings from 2004 Scottish Crime and Victimisation Survey

DescriptionThis report presents findings from a self-completion questionnaire on drug misuse which was administered as part of the 2004 Scottish Crime and Victimisation Survey.
ISBN0 7559 6150 1
Official Print Publication DateJuly 2006
Website Publication DateJuly 21, 2006

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Lorraine Murray and Judith Harkins
ISBN 0 7559 6150 1 (Web only publication)
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Contents

Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Prevalence of Drug Use
Chapter 3: Types of Drugs Used
Chapter 4: Those Offered Drug
Chapter 5: Awareness of Drugs and Attitudes to Drug Taking

Annex A: 2004 Data
Annex B: 2003 Data
Annex C: Trends 1993-2004
Annex D: Methodology
Annex E: Questionnaire

List of Tables and Figures

Annex A: 2004 Data
Table A-1: Type of drug first taken against age at which first took drugs
Table A-2: Use of specific drugs ever and in previous year by age
Table A-3: Use of specific drugs by men, ever and in previous year by age
Table A-4: Use of specific drugs by women, ever and in previous year by age
Table A-5: Whether men offered specific drugs in previous year and previous month
Table A-6: Whether women offered specific drugs in previous year and previous month

Annex B: 2003 Data
Table B-1: Type of drug first taken against age at which first took drugs
Table B-2: Use of specific drugs ever and in previous year by age
Table B-3: Use of specific drugs by men, ever and in previous year by age
Table B-4: Use of specific drugs by women, ever and in previous year by age
Table B-5: Whether men offered specific drugs in previous year and previous month
Table B-6: Whether women offered specific drugs in previous year and previous month
Figure B-1: % respondents offered drugs in last year by age
Figure B-2: Misuse of drugs ever, in the last year and in the last month
Figure B-3: Misuse of drugs by men and women in last year
Figure B-4: Age first tried any drug
Figure B-5: Use of specific drugs in last year
Figure B-6: Methods of drug taking
Table B-7: Three most commonly used drugs by age
Figure B-7: Whether offered any drug in last year by age and sex
Table B-8: Three most commonly offered drugs by age

Annex C: Trends 1993-2004
Table C-1: Trends in use of specific drugs (1993-2004)
Figure C-1: Trends in last year use of Class A drugs (1993-2004)
Figure C-2: Trends in last year use of Class B, Class C and unclassified drugs (1993-2004)

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Executive Social Research website only
www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.