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Nevin, Monica (1971) Post-primary schoolchildren and their knowledge and use of drugs.

This report is based on a study into the use of cigarettes, alcohol and other drugs by post-primary schoolchildren in Dublin. A survey was pf 5483 pupils in 154 randomly chosen schools in Dublin was carried out in the spring of 1970. Data were collected by means of structured questionnaire. A total of 126 respondents claimed to have taken drugs. Cannabis (53%) was the most common drug; 11 had taken LSD; and 9 had taken sedatives. The results of the survey reflect the pattern of drug use reported in a similar survey in an urban area of the England around the same time.


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Date
1971
Call No
AA2, TA14
Pages
26 p.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 1166 (Available)

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