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Document Number: 6645

Monitoring the Future National Results on Adolescent Drug Use - Drug use among adolescents remains a top public concern, in addition to a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. This report presents the first results from a 2004 nationwide survey of nearly 50,000 8th-, 10th- and 12th-grade students, examining frequency of drug use by specific drug and by grade level, as well as examining trends in use. Also available online is the full-length report in two parts, Volume I, dealing specifically with secondary students; Volume II, which deals with college students and adults age 19-45; and Demographic Subgroup Trends for Various Licit and Illicit Drugs 1975-2004, that serves a supplement for Volume I by providing figures that graphically display the cross-time trends for the various demographic subgroups. (Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman and John E. Schulenberg, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2005)...


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