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Demographic and Background Information


WestConn's Second Annual Core Drug & Alcohol Survey

Administered Spring 2004

Why Collect This Data?

WestConn is the recipient of a federal grant to develop and implement evidence-based prevention programs to the historically underscored college-age population. Administering the Core Survey is an integral part of the grant process and allows us to:

Methodology and Demographics

Careful planning, faculty support, and a solid methodology provided a representative sample of 992 students.

Freshman 28%
Sophomores 22%
Juniors 26%
Seniors 21%
Other 3%

Male 40%
Female 55%
No Response 5%

Use of Alcohol and Drugs in 2003
(Red indicates a higher figure than Previous year)

 

WestConn

National Ref

Alcohol
91.1
85.2
Marijuana
45.6
35.7
Cocaine
8.8
5.5
Amphetamines
9.9
9.3
Sedatives
6.3
4.7
Hallucinogens
5.9
5.2
Opiates
3.1
1.8
Designer Drugs
7.3
7.7
Steroids
1.4
0.8



Alcohol Use by Year in School

During Previous 30 Days

WCSU - Alcohol Use by Year in School




Binge Drinking by Residence Type

In the Past Two Weeks
WCSU - Binge Drinking by Residence Type


Binge Drinking by Year in School

In the Past Two Weeks
WCSU - Binge Drinking by Year in School

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