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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15: Drug Use

Published: 28 Jun 2016
ISBN:
9781786522689

This report presents findings on illicit drug use from the self-completion module of the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey. It provides data and analysis on drug use in the last month, in the last year and ever among adults aged sixteen and over in Scotla

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Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15: Drug Use
Table A1.4: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used drugs, used drugs in the last year, or used drugs in the last month by gender

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Table A1.4: % of adults aged 16 or over who reported having ever used drugs, used drugs in the last year, or used drugs in the last month by gender

SCJS 2014/15

Percentage of all adults aged 16 and over Ever In last year In last month
Men Women Men Women Men Women
CLASS A 14.8 7.4 4.1 1.2 1.6 0.5
Cocaine 9.8 4.2 3.0 0.7 1.0 0.3
Crack 0.7 0.2 0.2 - 0.1 -
Ecstasy 9.0 4.8 2.1 0.6 0.9 0.3
Heroin 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.0
Methadone/Physeptone 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0
LSD 6.2 2.1 0.3 0.0 0.1 -
Magic mushrooms 6.9 2.2 0.4 0.1 0.0 -
Crystal Meth 0.2 0.1 0.0 - - -
CLASS B 25.3 16.3 7.7 2.9 4.9 1.1
Amphetamines 8.2 4.2 1.1 0.2 0.4 0.2
Cannabis 24.6 15.7 7.3 2.8 4.8 0.9
Ketamine 2.2 0.5 0.3 0.0 - -
Mephedrone 1.8 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1
CLASS C 3.9 1.4 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.1
Anabolic Steroids 0.5 0.1 0.0 - 0.0 -
Tranquilisers 3.6 1.3 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.1
NOT CLASSIFIED
Glues/solvents/gas/aerosols 2.2 0.8 0.0 - - -
Poppers 7.2 3.8 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.1
NEW DRUGS 4.3 1.9 0.8 0.3 0.1 -
Nitrous Oxide 3.1 1.7 0.7 0.3 - -
Salvia Divinorum 1.9 0.2 0.2 - 0.1 -
ANY STIMULANTS 14.9 8.1 4.5 1.3 1.9 0.6
ANY OPIATES 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1
ANY PSYCHEDELICS 9.6 3.7 0.8 0.1 0.1 -
ANY DOWNERS / TRANQUILISERS 3.6 1.3 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.1
ANY DRUGS 27.8 17.8 9.0 3.6 5.4 1.4
ANY DRUGS EX. NEW DRUGS 27.3 17.2 8.9 3.4 5.4 1.4
Base: 4,520 5,450 4,520 5,450 4,520 5,450

Variable Name: QEVE, Q12M, Q1M


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