Publication - Research and analysis

2010/11 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: Drug Use

Published: 27 Mar 2012
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781780457178

This report presents findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2010/11 Drug Use module. The report provides information on the experience and prevalence of illicit drug use amongst the general adult population in Scotland.

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Contents
2010/11 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: Drug Use
Table A1.14: Type of drug first taken and age at which first taken among women who reported ever using illicit drugs

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Table A1.14: Type of drug first taken and age at which first taken among women who reported ever using illicit drugs

Source: SCJS 2010/11. Variable name: QDR1ST, QDRAGE.

All women
reporting
drug use
%
U16
%
16-19
%
20-24
%
25 +
%
CLASS A 7.8 7.4 7.5 8.6 7.1
Cocaine 0.8 0.1 0.9 0.3 2.9
Crack 0.1 - - - -
Ecstasy 3.1 3.0 2.6 4.2 3.7
Heroin 0.3 0.9 0.2 - -
Methadone - - - - -
LSD 0.9 1.2 0.9 1.2 -
Magic mushrooms 2.5 2.2 2.9 2.9 0.5
CLASS B 82.2 78.8 86.5 84.1 68.7
Amphetamines 5.4 2.6 5.7 8.9 4.5
Crystal Meth 0.1 - - - -
Cannabis 76.8 76.1 80.8 75.2 64.2
CLASS C 4.7 2.3 2.4 5.4 19.8
Anabolic steroids - - - - -
Ketamine 0.6 - 0.8 1.0 -
Temazepam 0.8 0.6 0.6 - 3.5
Valium 3.3 1.6 1.0 4.4 16.3
NOT CLASSIFIED
Glues/solvents/gas/aerosols 1.7 7.6 0.2 - -
Poppers 3.2 4.0 3.2 1.9 4.4
NEW DRUGS 0.2 - 0.2 - -
BZP - - - - -
GBL - - - - -
Khat - - - - -
Mephedrone 0.1 - 0.2 - -
Synthetic cannabinoids 0.1 - - - -
ANY STIMULANTS 12.7 9.7 12.4 15.2 15.4
ANY OPIATES 0.3 0.9 0.2 - -
ANY PSYCHEDELICS 4.1 3.3 4.6 5.1 0.5
ANY DOWNERS / TRANQ. 4.0 2.3 1.7 4.4 19.8
Base 1,130 226 586 197 108

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