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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2005

Indicator 10:
Studentsí Reports of Drug Availability on School Property


Table 10.2. Percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported that drugs were made available to them on school property during the previous 12 months, by state: 2003
State Reported drugs were made available on school property   State Reported drugs were made available on school property
 
   United States 28.7   Missouri 21.6
     Montana 26.9
Alabama 26.0   Nebraska 23.3
Alaska 28.4   Nevada 34.5
Arizona 28.1   New Hampshire 28.2
Arkansas   New Jersey
California   New Mexico
Colorado   New York 23.0
Connecticut   North Carolina 31.9
Delaware 27.9   North Dakota 21.3
District of Columbia 30.2   Ohio 31.1
Florida 25.7   Oklahoma 22.2
Georgia 33.3   Oregon
Hawaii   Pennsylvania
Idaho 19.6   Rhode Island 26.0
Illinois   South Carolina
Indiana 28.3   South Dakota 22.1
Iowa   Tennessee 24.3
Kansas   Texas
Kentucky 30.4   Utah 24.7
Louisiana   Vermont 29.4
Maine 32.6   Virginia
Maryland   Washington
Massachusetts 31.9   West Virginia 26.5
Michigan 31.3   Wisconsin 26.3
Minnesota   Wyoming 18.1
Mississippi 22.3
— Not available.
NOTE: "On school property" was not defined for survey respondents.
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), "Youth Risk Behavior Survey" (YRBS), 2003. Retrieved March 2005, from Youth Online: Comprehensive Results http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/yrbss/.



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