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
Annex 1: 2010/11 Data Tables

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Annex 1: 2010/11 Data Tables

The following data tables provide data for some of the key measures of illicit drugs use. Notes on how to read and interpret these tables follow.

Notes:

1. The classifications of drugs used in this report are detailed in section 1.4. However, there are two points of clarification which readers should note which are given in section A2.4.

2. Base figures are shown in the bottom row of Annex 1 tables.

3. The definition of time periods shown are:
a. Ever: at any time in an individual's life;
b. In the last year: in the 12 months prior to interview;
c. In the last month: in the month prior to interview.

4. 'Any drugs' refers to any of the drugs listed separately in the tables. 'Class' refers to the legal classification of drugs. Composite drug groups include:
a. Any stimulants: cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ecstasy, amphetamines and poppers;
b. Any opiates: heroin and methadone;
c. Any psychedelics: LSD, magic mushrooms and ketamine;
d. Any downers / tranquilisers: temazepam and valium;
e. Any new drugs: BZP, GBL, khat, mephedrone and synthetic cannabinoids.

Table abbreviations

' - ' indicates that no respondents gave an answer in the category.

' * ' indicates an answer of less than 0.05%.

Data tables contents:

A1.1: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs, used illicit drugs in the last year, and used illicit drugs in the last month

A1.2: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs / using illicit drugs in the last 12 months: 2008/09 vs. 2009/10 vs. 2010/11

A1.3: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs, used illicit drugs in the last year, and used illicit drugs in the last month by gender

A1.4: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs by age group

A1.5: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last year by age group

A1.6: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last month by age group

A1.7: % of men aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs by age group

A1.8: % of men aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last year by age group

A1.9: % of men aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last month by age group

A1.10: % of women aged 16 or over who reported having ever used illicit drugs by age group

A1.11: % of women aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last year by age group

A1.12: % of women aged 16 or over who reported having used illicit drugs in the last month by age group

A1.13: Type of drug first taken and age at which first taken among men who reported ever using illicit drugs

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

A1.15: % of men aged 16 or over who reported having been offered drugs in the last year by age group

A1.16: % of women aged 16 or over who reported having been offered drugs in the last year by age group

A1.17: Polydrug and drug and alcohol use ever among those using illicit drugs in last month


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