Questa High School Youth Substance Abuse Summary Report Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey – DFC Core Measures Years 2015 - 2019

CURRENT USE (past 30 days)

2015

2017

2019

At least one drink of alcohol

43.4%

39.3%

59.0%

Smoke cigarettes

17.7%

14.4%

26.2%

Tobacco use, and of the 5 forms of use

-

-

68.1%

Use marijuana

45.8%

54.0%

48.9%

Use a prescription drug (such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall, Ritalin, or Xanax) not prescribed to you

9.9%

16.3%

29.8%

PERCEPTIONS OF RISK

2015

2017

2019

Moderate or great risk if people “take one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day”

56.9%

55.1%

Moderate or great risk when people “have five or more drinks of an alcoholic beverage once or twice a week”

67.8%

71.4%

60.9

Moderate or great risk if people “smoke one or more packs of cigarettes per day”

81.0%

80.4%

67.4

Moderate or great risk if people “smoke marijuana once or twice a week”

26.6%

22.7%

32.6

Moderate or great risk if people “use a prescription drug (such as OyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall Ritalin, or Xanax) not prescribed to you

88.2%

80.6%

73.3

PERCEPTION OF PARENTAL DISAPPROVAL

2015

2017

2019

Wrong or very wrong for you to have one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day?

84.3%

79.6%

80.4%

Wrong or very wrong for you to smoke cigarettes?

87.9%

88.8%

78.3%

Wrong or very wrong for you to smoke marijuana?

69.2%

54.6%

57.8%

Wrong or very wrong for you to use prescription drugs (such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall, Ritalin, or Xanax) not prescribed to you?

93.3%

88.7%

84.8%

PERCEPTION OF PEER DISAPPROVAL

2015

2017

2019

Wrong or very wrong for you to have one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day?

44.7%

51.0%

41.3%

Wrong or very wrong for you to smoke cigarettes?

67.2%

66.0%

69.6%

Wrong or very wrong for you to smoke marijuana?

28.3%

21.6%

32.6%

Wrong or very wrong for you to use prescription drugs (such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall, Ritalin, or Xanax) not prescribed to you?

85.6%

80.4%

73.9%

ATTITUDE TOWARD PEER USE

2015

2017

2019

Somewhat or strongly disapprove of someone your age having one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day?

69.8%

63.5%

47.8%

*The above table displays the Core Measures that each
Drug-Free Communities coalition is required to collect biannually.

Questa High School Youth Substance Abuse Summary Report
August, 2020

Questa Middle School Youth Substance Abuse Summary Report Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey – DFC Core Measures Years 2015 - 2019

CURRENT USE (past 30 days)

2015*

2017

2019

At least one drink of alcohol

16.7%

16.4%

Smoke cigarettes

1.5%

3.6%

Tobacco use, and of the 5 forms of use

24.1%

Use marijuana

13.6%

9.1%

Use a prescription drug (such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall, Ritalin, or Xanax) not prescribed to you

3.1%

7.3%

PERCEPTIONS OF RISK

2015*

2017

2019

Moderate or great risk if people “take one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day”

67.7%

Moderate or great risk when people “have five or more drinks of an alcoholic beverage once or twice a week”

82.2%

78.2%

Moderate or great risk if people “smoke one or more packs of cigarettes per day”

75.9%

81.8%

Moderate or great risk if people “smoke marijuana once or twice a week”

52.5%

66.0%

Moderate or great risk if people “use a prescription drug (such as OyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall Ritalin, or Xanax) not prescribed to you

85.5%

77.4%

PERCEPTION OF PARENTAL DISAPPROVAL

2015*

2017

2019

Wrong or very wrong for you to have one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day?

92.0%

90.9%

Wrong or very wrong for you to smoke cigarettes?

98.4%

96.4%

Wrong or very wrong for you to smoke marijuana?

91.9%

83.6%

Wrong or very wrong for you to use prescription drugs (such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall, Ritalin, or Xanax) not prescribed to you?

95.1%

90.9%

PERCEPTION OF PEER DISAPPROVAL

2015*

2017

2019

Wrong or very wrong for you to have one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day?

89.8%

67.9%

Wrong or very wrong for you to smoke cigarettes?

86.4%

75.9%

Wrong or very wrong for you to smoke marijuana?

70.7%

62.3%

Wrong or very wrong for you to use prescription drugs (such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall, Ritalin, or Xanax) not prescribed to you?

94.9%

79.2%

ATTITUDE TOWARD PEER USE

2015*

2017

2019

Somewhat or strongly disapprove of someone your age having one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day?

68.9%

68.5%

The above table displays the Core Measures that each Drug-Free Communities coalition is required to collect biannually.

*2015 figures not available

Questa Middle School Youth Substance Abuse Summary Report September, 2018