Middletown Area Study, 1989

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DRUGNATN

Which drug is the biggest threat to the nation as a whole?
  1) Heroin taken by hypodermic needle
  2) Alcohol
  3) The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE)
  4) Amphetamines or pep pills
  5) Some other drug
  7) All of the above
  8) Don't know

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 36 9.1% 9.1% -1.29
Alcohol 89 22.5% 31.6% -.67
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 216 54.5% 86.1% -.05
Amphetamines or pep pills 6 1.5% 87.6% .57
Some other drug 18 4.5% 92.2% 1.19
All of the above 6 1.5% 93.7% 2.43
Don't know 25 6.3% 100% 3.05

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 9.4%
17
8.8%
19
9.1%
36
Alcohol 22.1%
40
22.8%
49
22.5%
89
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 58.6%
106
51.2%
110
54.5%
216
Amphetamines or pep pills 1.7%
3
1.4%
3
1.5%
6
Some other drug 4.4%
8
4.7%
10
4.5%
18
All of the above 0.6%
1
2.3%
5
1.5%
6
Don't know 3.3%
6
8.8%
19
6.3%
25
TOTAL 100.0%
181
100.0%
215

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Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Widowed Div./Sep. Never marr TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 8.6%
19
11.4%
4
11.1%
6
8.3%
7
9.1%
36
Alcohol 23.1%
51
20.0%
7
22.2%
12
22.6%
19
22.6%
89
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 55.2%
122
37.1%
13
53.7%
29
60.7%
51
54.6%
215
Amphetamines or pep pills 1.8%
4
0.0%
0
1.9%
1
1.2%
1
1.5%
6
Some other drug 5.0%
11
0.0%
0
3.7%
2
6.0%
5
4.6%
18
All of the above 1.4%
3
2.9%
1
1.9%
1
1.2%
1
1.5%
6
Don't know 5.0%
11
28.6%
10
5.6%
3
0.0%
0
6.1%
24
TOTAL 100.0%
221
100.0%
35
100.0%
54
100.0%
84

394


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Lt HS HS grad SmeCol/Trd Coll grad Grad schl TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 13.0%
7
10.5%
18
7.5%
7
0.0%
0
10.5%
4
9.1%
36
Alcohol 16.7%
9
17.4%
30
29.0%
27
26.3%
10
34.2%
13
22.5%
89
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 42.6%
23
56.4%
97
54.8%
51
68.4%
26
50.0%
19
54.7%
216
Amphetamines or pep pills 1.9%
1
1.2%
2
1.1%
1
2.6%
1
2.6%
1
1.5%
6
Some other drug 7.4%
4
5.8%
10
2.2%
2
2.6%
1
2.6%
1
4.6%
18
All of the above 3.7%
2
1.7%
3
1.1%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
6
Don't know 14.8%
8
7.0%
12
4.3%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
6.1%
24
TOTAL 100.0%
54
100.0%
172
100.0%
93
100.0%
38
100.0%
38

395


Place of birth (I-WHERBORN)

Delaware County Other Indiana County Outside Indiana TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 6.5%
10
10.2%
13
11.2%
13
9.1%
36
Alcohol 20.9%
32
26.0%
33
20.7%
24
22.5%
89
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 59.5%
91
50.4%
64
52.6%
61
54.5%
216
Amphetamines or pep pills 2.0%
3
1.6%
2
0.9%
1
1.5%
6
Some other drug 5.2%
8
2.4%
3
6.0%
7
4.5%
18
All of the above 1.3%
2
2.4%
3
0.9%
1
1.5%
6
Don't know 4.6%
7
7.1%
9
7.8%
9
6.3%
25
TOTAL 100.0%
153
100.0%
127
100.0%
116

396


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 9.1%
34
7.1%
1
0.0%
0
8.9%
35
Alcohol 22.8%
85
21.4%
3
16.7%
1
22.7%
89
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 54.0%
201
64.3%
9
66.7%
4
54.6%
214
Amphetamines or pep pills 1.6%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
6
Some other drug 4.6%
17
0.0%
0
16.7%
1
4.6%
18
All of the above 1.6%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
6
Don't know 6.2%
23
7.1%
1
0.0%
0
6.1%
24
TOTAL 100.0%
372
100.0%
14
100.0%
6

392


Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 & older TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 10.0%
10
7.0%
5
8.2%
6
8.2%
7
10.9%
7
8.9%
35
Alcohol 22.0%
22
23.9%
17
21.9%
16
24.7%
21
20.3%
13
22.6%
89
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 60.0%
60
64.8%
46
56.2%
41
54.1%
46
34.4%
22
54.7%
215
Amphetamines or pep pills 1.0%
1
1.4%
1
2.7%
2
1.2%
1
1.6%
1
1.5%
6
Some other drug 5.0%
5
1.4%
1
5.5%
4
5.9%
5
4.7%
3
4.6%
18
All of the above 1.0%
1
1.4%
1
4.1%
3
0.0%
0
1.6%
1
1.5%
6
Don't know 1.0%
1
0.0%
0
1.4%
1
5.9%
5
26.6%
17
6.1%
24
TOTAL 100.0%
100
100.0%
71
100.0%
73
100.0%
85
100.0%
64

393


Household income (I-INCOME)

10K & less 10001-20K 20001-30K 30001-50K Over 50K TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 17.8%
13
6.4%
5
5.1%
3
9.3%
8
8.6%
6
9.6%
35
Alcohol 27.4%
20
14.1%
11
22.0%
13
19.8%
17
28.6%
20
22.1%
81
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 37.0%
27
60.3%
47
66.1%
39
60.5%
52
57.1%
40
56.0%
205
Amphetamines or pep pills 1.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.3%
2
4.3%
3
1.6%
6
Some other drug 1.4%
1
9.0%
7
3.4%
2
5.8%
5
1.4%
1
4.4%
16
All of the above 1.4%
1
3.8%
3
1.7%
1
1.2%
1
0.0%
0
1.6%
6
Don't know 13.7%
10
6.4%
5
1.7%
1
1.2%
1
0.0%
0
4.6%
17
TOTAL 100.0%
73
100.0%
78
100.0%
59
100.0%
86
100.0%
70

366


Political party (I-PARTY)

Republican Independnt Democrat Var/Oth TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 8.2%
9
11.4%
5
9.6%
9
9.9%
13
9.5%
36
Alcohol 28.2%
31
13.6%
6
11.7%
11
29.8%
39
23.0%
87
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 56.4%
62
59.1%
26
63.8%
60
45.0%
59
54.6%
207
Amphetamines or pep pills 0.0%
0
2.3%
1
3.2%
3
1.5%
2
1.6%
6
Some other drug 3.6%
4
4.5%
2
4.3%
4
3.8%
5
4.0%
15
All of the above 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
3.2%
3
2.3%
3
1.6%
6
Don't know 3.6%
4
9.1%
4
4.3%
4
7.6%
10
5.8%
22
TOTAL 100.0%
110
100.0%
44
100.0%
94
100.0%
131

379


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Catholic Protestant Christian None Other/DK TOTAL
Heroin taken by hypodermic needle 6.5%
3
8.3%
16
12.6%
12
5.6%
2
10.5%
2
9.0%
35
Alcohol 26.1%
12
24.4%
47
23.2%
22
22.2%
8
0.0%
0
22.9%
89
The smoking of crack cocaine (CRACK IS A VERY ADDICTIVE DERIVATIVE OF COCAINE) 56.5%
26
53.9%
104
51.6%
49
58.3%
21
68.4%
13
54.8%
213
Amphetamines or pep pills 4.3%
2
2.1%
4
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
6
Some other drug 6.5%
3
2.6%
5
2.1%
2
11.1%
4
15.8%
3
4.4%
17
All of the above 0.0%
0
3.1%
6
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.5%
6
Don't know 0.0%
0
5.7%
11
10.5%
10
2.8%
1
5.3%
1
5.9%
23
TOTAL 100.0%
46
100.0%
193
100.0%
95
100.0%
36
100.0%
19

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