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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
ISBN 978 1 78652 528 4 (Web only publication) PPDAS 80895
An errata was published on 10th November 2016 at the following pdf pages:
Page 7 - Age of First Substance Use Figure 7 has been updated.
Page 11 - Consequences: Immediate Impact of Alcohol and Drugs Text has been updated to read: There has been no change in the proportion of pupils who have experienced negative effects due to either alcohol or drugs between 2013 and 2015 with the exception of a small increase among 13 year old girls (44% in 2013 to 48% in 2015).
Page 14 - Education Text has been updated to read: Close to two-thirds of pupils
Page 21 - Risk Factors: Deprivation Text has been updated to read: Area deprivation was not linked with drinking among 15 year olds. There were some differences in 13 year olds drinking by SIMD, but the relationship was not clear cut.
The pdf and html have both been updated within the document to reflect these changes.
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Methods and Notes on Interpretation
About the Survey
Key Prevalence Measures
Prevalence Over Time
Those Not Taking Substances
Multiple Substance Use
Age of First Substance Use
Types of Drugs Used
Sources and Availability
Consequences: Immediate Impact of Alcohol and Drugs
Attitudes to Substance Use
Giving Up Smoking and Drugs
Perceptions of the Risks of Substance Use
Confidence About Making Choices
Page updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2016